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1 lainn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lainn or dil.ie/29425

Forms: loinn, luinn, lainnfordiuclandtaid

adj i, also loinn, luinn.

(a) Of persons keen, eager: ata lainni gl. avida sunt, Ml. 33d5 . 34b9 . boi obeid .i. auidus .i. laind, LU 931 ( ACC 80 ). l.¤ gl. acer, Sg. 64b7 . acer .i. l.¤ nō tin[d] nō trén, Corm. Y 11 (= Thr. Ir. Gl. 1 ). nidam laindsea lánbrostud ar nech etir da indsaigid I am not eager to urge anybody to assail it, LL 230a27 ( TTr. 959 ). mac l.¤ luchair lātha ar gail, ZCP viii 334 n.l. in tí as laind ┐ is escaid, gresed in lesc, alacer et impiger, PH 5825. Also joyful: in tí is láind ┐ is failid don fháilte spirutalta qui spirituali laetitia hilaris est, 5830 . láind . . . ┐ subach forbaelid, 5920 . With n.pr.: Lugaid l.¤ , ZCP xiii 5.15 . Adv. co laind ┐ co héscaid, PH 6029.

With copula and prep. is l.¤ la desires, delights in: nach ní . . . is adlaic ┐ is laind la duine, is ed isbeir `is toisc', Corm. Y 1201 = toisc .i. voluntas hominis .i. inní is laind la duine, Thr. Ir. Gl. 41 . cía lasmboth scīth ┐ lasmboth laind techt int slōgaid, TBC-I¹ 155 ( LU 4617 ) = cia lasbad lesc ┐ lasbad laind, TBC-LL¹ 408 . tairsi linne . . . mad l.¤ libh, Leb. Gab.(i) 198.9 . bheith 'na n-aontoigh ní luinn lat, KMMisc. 242 § 7 . ní loinn lemsa comhlonn . . . do denam ritsa, TBC-LL¹ p. 245 n. 10 ( nī accobar lem, TBC-I¹ 1194 ). ba loind les techt, CCath. 360. maircc chuindges ni for carait / minab l.¤ l[e]is a tabairt, ZCP iv 469.16 . coim tar an anam lér fhaoi / an chalann ní budh loinn lé `the body is not anxious to protect the soul', Dán Dé ix 9 . Mág Suibne dá madh l.¤ lais / do thairg O Domhnaill . . . do gairm de `had it had attraction for him', O'Gr. Cat. 386.10. leis nach loinn uabhar d'éisdeacht, DDána 100.3 . gion gur luinn leis `not anxious', Content. xiii 22 . ge madh l.¤ leó anacal dfaghbail nocha nfhuairsiot idir (`they expected'), AFM v 1846.6 . Also with DO: congnamh dan loinn treabh do tháth `helpmate ever eager to weld the land together' Magauran 2770 . With FRI, in different sense: rob rolaind frinn gnúis Rígh réil may the glorious king greet us with a smiling face, ZCP vi 266 § 10 . With compar. and superl. lainne prefers, likes more, most : robu luinne lim do thuitim leis nā lim fēin, Fianaig. 96.19 . cona bui da Románaib aenduini lasar' lainni gnim in catha catharda innás (i.e. Brutus), CCath. 1131 . lúdh n-a coinne dá mbé ar bhochtaibh / loinne lé rochtain dá réir `she is still more anxious to meet them', Magauran 1522 . h'foghnam as e as loinne linn, Irish Texts ii 44 § 31 . With proleptic -de: co mad laindite leo in forcetul do gabail do laim ut libentius a[u]diatur, PH 6759.

(b) In a variety of other applications bright, pleasant, etc.: ingen Araind fort lár luind (of Brug na Bóinne), LU 4129. am lis loinn, Irish Texts i 55 § 5 . int-aislingthe laind landes (of dream of Pharaoh), SR 3350 . sínus Ádam in láim luinn `eager', Ériu iv 118 § 31 . clandais Buide a liic laind `his keen stone', Metr. Dinds. ii 24.77 . Cf. fuil gormlaind don grein it gris `the bright sheen of the sun illumines thee', Cog. 124.2 .

As subst.: l.¤ .i. solus no taithnemach, . . . annlesach cach l.¤ lochta gáisse `very helpful is every bright one of the folk of wisdom', O'Dav. 1184.

Compds. With nouns. ¤eólas: loinn-eolas, Lism. Lives Gloss. ¤ḟordiuclandtaid: lainnfordiuclandtaid avidus devorator, Dinds. 9. With adjj. ¤chréchtach: iomdha laoch loinnchréachtach, CRR² 76.26 (lonn?). ¤gnímach: in lainnghnimach Lighan, Caithr. CC 7 . ¤réid: an tuath lainréidh Luighnisi, O'Hara 3310 , where Ed. suggests cpd. of lonn-.

See also lonn.