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élúdach, -ódach, -ádach; adjalso -úidech , etc. or
-úthach , -úithech , etc. o-ā (élúd) the quantity of the
second vowel is seldom certain, probably there was also
35a form with neutral second vowel. Cf. élaigthech. I Transi-
tory, passing, impermanent: ro bad elothach...a maith isin
bith, muna tisdais, etc., Laws iii 2.5 = elodach i 50.6 . na
ba rigi eluithech dosom a rigi that his sovranty might not
be a fleeting one
Rawl. 74 a30 . garb duaig tossach a
40ḟlatha...utinall eloithech a dered ZCP xi 87 § 48 . flaith
congbála co sluagaib dianechtair, gnath flaith lobur elai-
thech do suidiu a princedom maintained by foreign troops
is commonly weak and of frail tenure
86 § 45 . n
II (a) a fugitive, one who escapes (from battle, hunt or
45pestilence); a survivor: i n-iarmoracht na n-elutach
(i.e. the Israelites fleeing from Pharaoh) BB 240 b36 . ni
bía éludach esti nó óen di éis oirgni RC xiv 418.13 . fer bethad
no éluthach argni dina curadaib...nin érlá LL 224b47 =
TTr. 562 . co nach terna eluthach no ḟer bethad dib BB
50 240b39 . LB 128 a6 . gan elodach innisin scel dib, CCath.
3192 . ro marbhsat...a mhuintir uile...co na terno éloitheach
...diob, Mart. Don. Feb. 10 . FM v 1696.3 . bidat úatti
accaintecha bar n-éluthaig LL 238b28 = TTr. 1619 . mor ngol
...dorónsat a n-élothaig Pers, Alex. 391 . gé nách gnáth
55ár gan élóidhtheach FM v 1776.14 . Of animals, game:
rosgonsat conna batar élódaig díb ( deer ) TBC 543 . ní
dhechaidh éloidech beo as don tseilg, Acall. 917 . Freq.
é. ¤ bethad, é. i mbethaid one who escapes alive, a survivor:
ni terna eludach bethadh...dip, CCath. 2846 . nir leigis
60eladach bethad orum dibh gan marbadh ZCP vi 105.3 .
a bhḟuil aigi do chrudh ┐ do mhuinntir gan élaithech a
mbethaidh amárach dhíbh, Acall. 517 . tedhm do teccbháil
i ccrích Chonnacht...gur folmaigheadh mór mbailte dhi
gan elaidhthech betha dfágbháil ionnta FM iii 236.5
65(cf. élaigthech).
(b) in legal sense an absconder, evader, fugitive (from
law or legal obligations): céine...beta tuinidig ┐ nad mbat
elathaig as long as they are in residence and are not evad-
ing Cáin Ad. 49 . aire do-eim elodhach rechta an ab-
5sconder from law
Laws v 174.17 . tech i mbiat
elothaig cana no rechta (one of the houses for whose
destruction no compensation is exacted) 160.4 . nech nad
gella di troscud is eluthach na n-uile (.i. is eludach na n-uile
dlighedh no na n-uile toichedha) i 112.16 ( 114.17 ) =
10 ZCP xv 261 § 2 . 272. 27 . neach biathus elodhuch who
entertains a fugitive
Laws iii 60.1 . (with cognate verb:)
athgabail eloduig aslui ar a fine v 260.18 . .uii. n-eludaig
dochuisin la Feine na dim nemed...; bech docoislet ┐
taid cu foindil ┐ eolodaig [= elodach v 318.14 ] fine...
15 seven fugitives...whom sanctuary...does not protect; migrat-
ing bees, wandering thieves and absconders from the kindred

iv 184.13 = secht n-elaidthi v 318.12 . aire ditnes elogchu
v 174.26 Comm.

élugud n u, m. fleeing, escaping: gen. conair elaighthi
20 ZCP vi 43.5 . See élúd.

em, eb n f., perhaps originally neut., g s. ina (v.l. ind
Bodl., ann Harl.) eimhe, Corm. Y 883 . emh eabh (g s. eimhe,
etc.), f. IGT, Decl. § 39 . haft, handle: scían la C....imdenam
de ór...ima heimh...Rogab in t-oirci cocnam
25ind eme, Bodl. Corm. s. Mug eme = Corm. Y 883 . mo scian cona
heim do líg loghmair, Acall. 3933 . garbh ṡáithe ┐ mín mheile |
sgín eibhe bláithe buidhe a blade of [i.e. with] a smooth yellow
haft
IGT, Decl. ex. 1119 . eabh in oighe, ex. 1097 . no
gur chaith a eibh, ex. 1098 . comfat eim na sceine do
30saill, Laws i 132.20 Comm. Cf. coimhṡleamhain re héimh
easguinne as slippery as an eel's tail RC xxix 118.17 .

Emain i, n.l., f. I Navan Fort, near Armagh: nom.
ceth leth ata Emain TBC² 376 . Emuin Machæ LL 126a16 .
acc. fri hEmain anair TBC² 429 . tanic co hEmain IT
35 i 216.8 . dat. a hEmuin IT i 144.19 . i nEmain Macha
136.2 . o Emain Macha TBC² 1829 . gen. os Emna oenuch
AU 902 . borg Emna , Fél. Prol. 193 . i coiced Emnó
(: bó) CRR 4 . for dóe na rrátha .i. na Emna IT i 72.4 .
for dou na hEmna 76.2 (v.l. for tua na hEmnai, for tua
40ina hEmna).
II the name of an elfin fort, or region: cróib dind abaill a
hEmain (.i. Emne(a) nomen regionis), Im. Brain 3 . Eamhain
mheic Lir mheic Mhidhir 23 H 8, 59a . Freq. E. Ablach:
Eamhain Abhlach 23 H 8, 59a . is e in M. sin robai a
45nAraind, ┐ as fria side adberar Eamain Ablach RC xxiv
274 § 7 . dún in Eamhno Abhlaighe (sic leg.) like Emain of
the apple-trees
Ériu v 56.72 . Síth Emna, Skene's Celtic
Scotland iii 410 = 23 H 8, 59a . ZCP viii 194 . TD ii 215 .
Cf. Emne.

50 emain: xsee 1 emon.

emancholl: xsee emoncholl.

embrecc: xsee ébrice.

émde: xsee as-midethar.

emerantes n(< M.E. emeraundes, an unassimilated bor-
55rowing) emeralds: an cuid úaine d'emerantes, Maund. 194 .
d'emorandes 195 .

emid adv(see Arch. i 159 ) as it were, nearly, almost as much
as, `tanquam,' `quasi': emid huand estoasc (gl. tam nominum
impressione) MI 144c8 . emid hi cech dú (gl. paene ubique)
60 144c1 (cf. menid gl. paene 131c16 ). emith in fogur
n-ísin (gl. eum prope sonum) Sg 5b9 . emid...emid not
only...but also, both...and (gl. tam...quam): emid dusceula
...emid aranégea (tam experiundi...quam conquerendi) Ml
95c4 , 7 . emid inna ǽnartae cotarsnae...æmid inna sonartae
65athnuigthe (tam adversae quam restitutae valetudinis) 61a
31 , 32 . emid (tam...[quam]) 115 d2 . emith...emith (tam...quam)
Sg 5b2 , 2a . emith lasnahí...emith (gl. tam cum
habentibus casus quam...) 27b4 , 5 . emid di fiur (gl. quam
de mare [quam de femina]) 66a6 . emith i fogur...emith
5(gl. nec in sono nec...) 6 b2 , 1a . See RC xxxvii 59 .