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1 lainne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lainne or dil.ie/29428

 

Forms: loinne, luinne

n , f. (1 lainn) Also loinne, luinne, and later appar. confused with luinne (lonn). eagerness, delight, pleasure : ar lainni fesso scél on techtairiu `because of the eagerness for tidings from the messenger', Wb. 14d30 . ind l.¤ gl. alacritas, Ml. 82c7 . l.¤ gl. acrimonia, Sg. 50b15 . l.¤ gl. acredo, 52a16 . 62b3 . ar lainni in molta, LU 406 . lerg lán l.¤ Luigdech `full of the splendour of L.', Metr. Dinds. ii 42.3 . domun duthain a lainde, i 28.1 . robúi a ṡaint ┐ a láinne acco uile they were all eager for it (i.e. for war), CCath. 322 . go loinne meanman, ITS v 16.z . l.¤ .i. meadhair no uaill, O'Cl.

With lúthgáir: re loinne ┐ re luathghair, Ériu iv 52.14 . gur badh loinne ┐ lúthgháir ┐ láinmheanma lais gach áigh, CRR 102.6 . In phr. co llainni as quasi-adj. splendid, pleasant : féil Cellaich col-lainni, Fél. Oct. 7 . céim n-aurlatad co llaindi, Ériu iii 100 § 27. ? In cheville: cruaidh a lainde (`by the harshness of his lance'), Cog. 90.3 .