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aicme

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n (with voiceless -c-, : maicne, YBL 140b3 ) f. Later m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1 . See Vendr. Lex., Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 61 . Perh. vn. formation from *ad-com-ben- Marstrander, Lochlann ii 206 (orig. io, n.?)

Race, family, tribe; genus, class: a.¤ insin di filistinib, Ml. 56b6 . aicmae di graecaib, Sg. 34b2 ; 106a7 . a.¤ becc i clíu Catrige `a small tribe in Cliu named Catrige', Thes. ii 240.13 (Ardm.). bo cacha ha.¤ , Laws i 136.2 Comm. cein beth graid feine don a.¤ , ii 48.5 Comm. deoridh ag nach bia coimlin a.¤ , O'Curry 289 ( H 3.18, 159 ) `? strangers who have not the requisite number to form a family', Plummer MS. notes. dibha na ha.¤ na geilfine, O'D. 737 ( H 3.17, 536 ). ba si sin in tres láechaicmi, LU 1620 . forolgais mór flathe fír / do a.¤ cech ríg mót rét, 4120 . tu mh'aiccme tu mh'fhine (Cú Chulainn to Fer Diad), TBC-LL¹ 3469 . a fini ┐ a hacmi, LL 22350 . ba leis crich cocthe cuire / iar ṅdith na ha.¤ aile, 688 . is dibside A. Rois Temrach, 3863 . athigh ┐ daoracmi do moradh dia neis, 407b26 . is o Thubal ro thaitne / bunad na trí n-ardaiccme, 17561 . d'acmib no cenélaib fer talman, 217b43 ( TTr. 64 ). tri seanoire don steana.¤ (sic, leg. ts-) ro chrochsad Crist, YBL 136b46 . i crich na naicme, Lism. L. 1927 . na naicmibh `in parties', Rel. Celt. ii 262.z . cerbo trī h-aicmeda re scailed iadsen, rob en a.¤ iar m-bunudas iad, Ériu ii 180.20 . dochúadar maithe na fēne ┐ a n-aiccmeda ūaisli leisin rí[g]ḟēinnidh, Fianaig. 52.4 . is iad a.¤ táinig ann an tráth soin .i. Dainfhir ón Dania, Keat. iii 2454 . ar saobh-acmaibh ní cóir cion / caomhantair glóir na nGaoidhiol, Content. x 8 . fir Éireann uile / ó a.¤ go haonduine, Hackett xliii 54 . Of animals: co tomhlacht an aicmidh / for faicthi Ard Lemnacht, Todd Nenn. 136.15 . a.¤ da ghroidh `some of his brood-mares', Keat. ii 4690 . Of a set of ogam characters (see GOI p. 10 ): cis lir a.¤ ogaim, Auraic. 5492 . a.¤ bethi so, 5668 . coic aicmi ogaim, 945 . Of groups of letters: aichnid do ara érgna / na ha.¤ na hilbérla, LL 172 . ga líon a.¤ ro cédchumhdaigheadh innte (viz. an Aibghitear), IGT Introd. 1.5 . Of groups of rhyming consonants: ní cóir connsuine na hénar [do chomhardadh] acht re connsuine dá ha.¤ féin, IGT Introd. § 22 .

1 aicned

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Forms: aigneadh, aignidh, aigeanta, a., a., aicnid, aicniud, aigenta

n o, n. Later m. aigneadh m. (g s. and n p. aignidh, aigeanta), IGT Decl. § 49 . (referred by Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 544 to a compd. *ad-gní. See Vendr. Lex.). n s. a.¤ , Ml. 146a2 . a s. a.¤ , 67c12 , ZCP vii 299.15 . g s. aicnid, Wb. 32b6 . d s. aicniud, Ml. 17b26 .

(a) inherent quality, essence, nature: combad a.¤ nindib a nolc gl. naturalis `that the evil is natural in them', Ml. 76a11 . a.¤ ind reto, 20a19 . is trom . . . ho aicniud, 20a20 . foillsigthir as nísel in doinacht iar naicniud, 25c5 . atgleinn assa aicniud fessin air is inunn folud techtas frisin bocht, 61a8 . fri a.¤ inna deachtae, 67c12 . ni ó aicniud na cétne tuisten act is o aicniud pectho doforchosalsam ó adam gl. eramus natura filii irae, Wb. 21b4 . fírmac aicnid ní a uccu gl. filius meus es tú, 32b6 . cesu locdatu as a.¤ and, Sg. 217b12 . ba tressio tol aicniud will was stronger than nature, LU 10730 . sechtar aicniud duine preternaturally, RC ii 402 § 43 . i nd-oendacht aicnid ┐ i trédacht persainde, PH 7086 . ro túaslaicthe for a.¤ na ndul dia ndernta they have been dissolved into the nature of the elements from which they were made (of the dead), LU 2518 . muna raibhe i nacchaid aiccnidh contrary to nature, ZCP x 16.23 . tīagat sium asa n-aignedaib cōirib they leave their proper natures(?), viii 104.7 . aigneadh an ois éigcríona the instinct of the young stag, Content. xxv 7 . aigned suighte fil indti sen they have magnetic properties (of stones), BB 7a13 . a oifficech dia dīrgadh i n-a aignedh cōir `a driver directing it in its proper function' (of a mill), Fl. Earls 72.16 . Opposed to poetical invention: is fuirmed filed romīdair ina hanmand sa dona airc[h]etluib do ṡluind na n-ilaltae . . ., nī ha.¤ romīdir leo, Corm. Y 41 . Attrib. g s.: is firindi aignidh dia lentais `they followed Natural Truth', IT iii 202 § 80 . ferinnsci aicnid, is e in fer, ferinnsci saerda, is e an neam i.e. natural as oppd. to conventional masculine, Auraic. 595 = f. aigenta, 3126 (cf. aicnetae).

Nature as a basis of law: cid i n-agar breithemnus berla Feini? . . . i fir ┐ dliged ┐ aignead, Laws v 2.2 . fir n-aignaid, 430.23 . i mbreathaib aicnigh ┐ cuibse in judgements oḟ nature and conscience, 452.20 . a fir breith iar cubus ┐ aigne, ii 18.20 Comm. a hurd Feine ┐ aicnidh, v 466.21 . in tan na fuidbiter a cosmailius hi is a breth a lom-aignid `when no parallel case is found it is to be taken from bare nature', 8.z Comm.

In phr. fo a.¤ according to the nature of: fo aigned a graid, BCrólige § 21 . is fiach fo a.¤ ar inti dorinne, § 61. fo a.¤ na ré, O'D. 1651 (H. 5.15, p. 21a). fo a.¤ na fogla `according to the nature of the trespass', Laws iv 76.1 Comm. fo a.¤ cetmuindtire urnadma no adaltraige, 44.y Comm. fo aignedh craind, 170.15 Comm.

(b) mind, spirit, feeling: do ṡaine ergna ┐ aigenta ┐ inntlechta, CCath. 1617 . dearóile th'intinne ┐ th' aigeanta `how miserable thy mind and spirit', Keat. iii 3150 . cessis a menma ┐ a a.¤ ┐ a innithim forthu, CRR § 26 . tuc toil a menman ┐ a haigenta dhí, RC xxix 132 § 46 . as gairdiugud menman ┐ aicenta dúin, Acall. 287 . ar dorat Dia a seirc ┐ a grad fom a.¤ , BB 239b2 . ra érig . . . fích immarcraid i nacentaib ánruth, LL 240a13 ( TTr. 1724 ). go ndearna . . . taom budh aithreach dá aigneadh, TD 17.59 . do chuaid a aigned as a inadh he was beside himself, Celt. Rev. iii 10.31 . aigneadh dúnta 'gun rígh ruind since the king's mind is closed against us, Ériu iv 220.19 . ba brisedh aiccnid mor la Cesair sin `that was a great heartbreak to Caesar,' CCath. 3321 . In phrase do-ice a.¤ x for x is moved (towards, by) (cf. do-icc cride for, s.v. do-icc II a): tainig aignedh C. andsin ar briathraib na hingine C. was greatly moved at the girl's words, TTebe 4606 . tanic a n-a.¤ co mor forro the Greeks were greatly moved for them, 3125 . In sense of high spirit, courage: mosgail th'aigneadh, eirg ad lúireach, SGS iv 138 § 5 . anger, wrath: eirghidh a.¤ in cleirig friu, Lism. L. 2972 . ni lamdhais . . . ní dó . . . ar mhét a aicnidh, 2999 . rocendsaiged . . . a.¤ O., TTebe 2959 . do ḟiuch a ḟearg ┐ do ardaigh a aigneadh, ML 138.30 . amal rochúala Cairpre / téit a a.¤ i n-airdde `his anger is roused', Metr. Dinds. iii 444.66 . benaidh aignedh Molaga fris et téitt bás Molaga's anger struck him, Irish Texts iii 21 § 18 .

(c) disposition, character, behaviour: a.¤ ailgen cen ainble, ZCP vi 264 § 10 . ronbé ō christ aigned n-arge, ACL iii 297 § 55 . ba hanrata a.¤ ind fir sin, TTebe 1544 . fear dob aithreamhail n-aignidh `like his father in disposition', TD 17.37 . a Eoin go n-aigneadh coluim (to John the Baptist), Dán Dé xi 19 .

(d) mind, attention, thought: ni roibe a aigned isin ernaighthi, RC xii 330 § 18 . suidh th'aigneadh im uradhall `do thou heed my words', Dán Dé xi 2 . caide th'a.¤ uimmi siút? opinion, Acall. 7537 . intention, idea: an t-aignedh do g[h]abhabhair do láimh `the said resolution you have taken', Ériu xv 50.29 . fillem go ár ccéudaignedh uime so, Geneal. Tracts 20.16 . ar demni ind aicnid, lúthige ind láthair ┐ méit na gaile the certainty of the intention (of performing a feat), LU 9142 ( FB 88 ). a chor i gcrích do réir aigeanta an tí dar thiomna é, TSh. 6145 . In phrase is a.¤ la: ní bad aigned la haon co fetfaide a ngeinemain nobody would ever imagine, Aisl. Tond. 109.2 . más aiccnedh libh a lenmain `if ye mean to abide by it', BNnÉ 288 § 276 . atá i n-a.¤: ni fuil i n-aigniudh co bfuighbhe an breth connaighe o Ultaibh it is not to be expected that you will get the reward you expect from the U., ZCP xiv 226.6 . dia mbeith in aigneadh dhó a shláinte dfaghbail if he were likely to recover his health, AFM v 1772.9 .

(e) knowledge, science (cf. 1 ecna(e)): dá n-iccad a.¤ oendrúad if the skill of any druid were of avail, LU 3549 ( SCC § 29 ). ard shaoi . . . in gach aicniudh atces do dhuine, AFM ii 1166.16 . gebé haigneadh ar a dtiubhra mé aire `to what study soever I apply myself', Carswell 195.9 (O'Rahilly compares aigniodh nuaidhe, Desid. 6449 , see p. 362).

airgnae

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adj io, iā See GOI p. 346 note and Celtica i 322 . evident, well known, famous: eirgnæ gl. evidens, Wb. 14a12 . nipo irgnae gl. peccatum non inputabatur, 3a1 . dígrais (.i. ergna) cloth, Thes. ii 344.3 . do séolcrandaib ardaib ergnaib, TTr.² 843 . in chros argna `the celebrated cross', Todd Nenn. 66.14 . ba cóem . . . ┐ ba hirgna in phelait rígda, TFerbe 401 . ba hurgna in pealaid righda, Aen. 1557 . deich caindelbra d'or ergna , Rawl. 79a38 . Of persons: co rig n-ergna (: slemna) n-Israhél, SR 5952 . abb Híae án ergna / Cummíne find febdae, Fél. Feb. 24 . mac Néill Ailig airgnai, LL 182a50 (= eargnae, AFM i 508.8 ). da mac deg in athar aurgna Iacaib, LB 114b5 . Eua ḟíal ergna , LL 16435 . F. proiceaptaigh eargna ina aimsir, AFM i 344.5 . bid urgna oirnidi a clanna, Lism. L. 1862 . cimbid ergna .i. Barabas, PH 3258 (= uinctum insignem, Rawl B. 512, 72a , Plummer MS. notes). ergna .i. maith, Fél. 220.29 . bresta .i. primda nó ergna , O'Dav. 262 (= Fél.² xcvii § 13 ). The follg. may belong to érgna : fer erccna iolldánach knowledgeable, AFM v 148.1 . ba hergna eolachsomh i fios ┐ i foghlaim, Leb. Gab.(i) 242.15 .

Superl. temair . . . cach loch ba hurgna décsiu iter mhag ┐ tech, Thr. Ir. Gl. 42.9 (= airgna, Corm. Bodl.; aurgnam, Corm. Y 1212 ). in t-en ba mo ┐ ba heargnu dib most conspicuous, Aen. 2984 .

Adv. co hirgna ┐ co hétrocht, Metr. Dinds. iii 110.10 . co hergna ┐ co honórach, TTr.² 1386 . in Róim co hurgna ara lár, LL 16396 (= Rawl. 78b38 ).

As subst.: Temair cech aird cech irgna / fors mbít sosta sodindgna, LL 21477 ( Metr. Dinds. i 10.65 ).

allud

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Forms: alluda, allaid

n m. g s. alluda, LL 12516 . allaid, Alex. 394 . fame, renown, glory: a.¤ .i. nōs: nō alad a laude , Corm. Y 86 . rí co nallodaib o[l]lmár (alladaib, MS.), SR 6762 . cudu a.¤ [a] deigloir, AU i 442.15 . ropu lán Hériu . . . dia a.¤ ┐ dia scélaib, TBFr. 12 . at mathi . . . Fir Breg . . . im a.¤ , LU 4265 . ni fair bías a nós nách a a.¤ nach a irdarcus, 6377 (TBC). niro thallastar a uáill nach a a.¤ . . . i nErind, 9046 ( FB 79 ). ar a.¤érgna ┐ aurlabra, 8247 (19). alludh ergna distinguished fame, BB 45a17 . cen a.¤ án, LL 4221 . a alladh 's a aebh, BB 57a4 . ba h-a.¤ mór do Lugaid, LL 14533 . ar a.¤ ┐ gail ┐ gasciud, LU 8815 ( FB 61 ). im echt im alladh im uaill, BB 52b15 . a húaill, a ha.¤, a hindsaigthi, Ériu iv 146 § 25 . in dímolta ┐ int allad ┐ in inocbail ro gab A., Alex. 629 . ? do chungid allaid ┐ étala, LL 217b36 ( TTr. 59 ). tuilleadh gach laoi ort d'alladh, Aithd. D. 11.21 . clū alla ┐ oirrdercus, Fl. Earls 142.6 . urrann dá allamh (.i. cuid dá chlú), Ó Bruad. iii 156.5 . allad gaiscid fame for prowess, YBL 126a1 .

bresta

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Forms: bresta

adj io, iā (1 bres) adj. used in various favourable senses: breasda .i. béodha no suilbhir ` lively, sprightly, cheerful ', P. O'C. co ṁmórbuidin brestai (: frescai) `alert', Fél. July 19 . it brestai in banmaicc, 20 . b.¤ .i. brotla nó beoda nó suilbir, O'Dav. 264. la Bartholom ṁb.¤ `B. the active', Fél. June 13 .i. primda nó ergna , O'Dav. 262. breasda .i. príomhdha, no beodha, no suilbhir, O'Cl. b.¤ ebraice, bresith Genes, b.¤ didiu cenēlta nó caom nó griandae, O'Mulc. 142. cethir brāithir buirr, b.¤ (bresa, v.l.) fīan a warrior-band, ready for battle (Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. fer mór b.¤ i n-airinuch na budnisin, LL 11998 (Táin 4506). cech ní ro alaind . . . is fri Breas indtsamlaichther is b.¤ ┐ is mor in laech is mor ┐ is b. in tine, YBL 137b22 , 23 . brígda in bedg, b.¤ in forrach `spirited the onset', Metr. Dinds. iii 210.5 . bé gel-chnes bresda báin-gel ` spirited ', 54.18 .

Compar. brestu (bresta MS.) cech soer a balcbruth `more vigorous' (of Christ), Blathm. 29.

caindelbrae

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Forms: coindealbra

n (Lat. candelabrum). coindealbra m., IGT Decl. § 2 . candle-stick, cresset(?), candelabrum: drochta, caindelbra[e], scena buana aíne . . . caindel for caindelbrai (cainilbrath MS) (furnishings of the house of a `mruigfer'), Críth G. 177 . caindelbrai quasi caindel fuirre [nō] candelabrum , Corm. Y 279 . caindelbra .i. de[i]l direch for a mbi in breo taithneamach i tigh cach duine, O'Dav. 535 . ar-sesatar drū[i]th . . . eter in di chondelbrai (et— dan dib condelbrae, MS), Ériu xix 83 § 12 . im ch.¤ tige caich, Laws i 126.5 . caindelbrai gelbdai, SR 4367 . secht ṁbenna . . . / forsin chaindelbrau cruanderg, 4342 . trí chét unga óir isin chainde[l]bru, Celtica iv 32.450 . in dabach coic cubait in caindelbrai istig, LL 3695 . coema caindebrai (sic) créda, 3580 ( cáema caindelbra, Metr. Dinds. i 32.60 ). deich caindelbra d'or ergna , Rawl. 79a38 . co n-acca in cainnealbra . . . in cainneal . . . fora cainnelbra, Lism. L. 2001 . ise seo esimolair caindleorabrobha (sic) Moise, Laud 610, 32v (cited from Plummer MS notes). isin ch.¤ sheacht-delbach (sic MS), PH 5528 . coinnealbhrudh . . . lán do choinnlibh ar lasadh, Desid. 3065 . is don cloich so do ro ronadh . . . coinnealbrath, Celtica ii 80.356 . céir ag cur connealbra a críaidh. IGT Decl. ex. 99 . méra corra an choinnealbhra, ex. 131 . In n. loc. C.¤ in bantrachta, Acall. 5545 .

cimmid

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Forms: cimbid, cimme, cimeach, cimbi, cime, cimidh, chimedha

n i, m. Earlier cimbid. Later cimme; cimeach, TSh. 120 etc. cimbi, Trip.² 1938 and cime (: Seinchille), LL 394.38 are perh. nn. loc. cimidh m., IGT Decl. § 52 .

Captive, prisoner, condemned person (somet. one fated to die, victim): cimidh .i. bráigh, O'Cl. cimbith .i. a cimba (= cumba) .i. ō nōi enseche indi fri bās no longuis, O'Mulc. 225 , based on cimbith (cimba, MS.) quasi cimba ( cymba , LB) .i. ōn nōi ōenṡeiched, Corm. Y 229 where the reference is to Charon's boat. am cimbid-se `a captive', Wb. 27c22 . ciarpsa cimbid, 30a6 . cimbithi gl. uincti, Ml. 107d2 . cimbidi .i. (e)os quos custodiebant , Thes. i 498.35 (Ardm.). dilse cimbetho gl. Iesum flagillatum, 484.3 . cechaing cēim cimbetho `he went the way of a captive', Celtica vi 232.33 (ZCP viii 306.29 ). tromdér . . . / oc coíniud an chimbetho (of crucified Christ), Blathm. 528 . mac an tṡáir, cain cimbid, Fél. Aug. 14 . ba cain cimbith, Blathm. 491 . in lecfide in cimbid (of one condemned to death), Vita Br. 32 . cleireach lasa marbtar c.¤ `a cleric by whom a captive is killed', Mon. Tall. 158.17 . eirr broga Murthemni millsit ammaiti dich.¤ n-etain, LL 14234 (in rhetoric). nī cen chimbedu no beind / do macaib Fer Lugach lonn, Ériu ix 45 § 3 . 'na cimmidib cumrechtai (of sons of Jacob), SR 3562 . c.¤ ergna . . . Barabas, PH 3258 . cimidh go gceird nathrach, Aithd. D. 70.26 . in fogmoir buí ina cime lais `who was his captive', Stair Erc. 711 .

Legal: niba díles do nech guin an chimbidh acht don tí frisi ndéni cion, Ériu xiii 45.28 (g s. chimedha, 26 ). ni cria do baeth . . . do mnaí, do cimid, Laws iii 58.6 .i. is dilsech bais, 22 Comm. cro cimeda `the death of a captive', v 236.12 . log .vii. cumal niath .i. lógh cimedha, ar is cimidh ind aitiri iar ndithmaim fuirri, Bürgschaft 24 § 67 . fer forgaib cimbid cen aurlúd (in list of people fit to prepare food for a king), Críth G. 557 . iarmoracht . . . cimidhi (regarded as an exemption), Laws i 266.22 . secht necmachta ratha la féine: mug, cumul, c.¤ . . . , glossed .i. duine fuaslaicter ó bás, O'D. 2074 .

More specifically victim : cimbid gl. anathema, Wb. 4b30 (see note in Thes.). ni dlegar c.¤ dom cheniul `it is not right that one of my family be sacrificed as a victim' (said by each one of the Connacht host when asked to fight Cú Chulainn), LU 6684 = TBC-LL¹ 2855 . nimmó na dán cimbeda ro thoegat (said by Medb of the Ulstermen), TBC-LL¹ 5120 . ? Cf. a Morainn . . . a mochta co trebar co caomar cimedha .i. cethra, O'Curry 2897 ( Eg. 88, 91b ) = cotrebar, cocaemar cimedha .i. cethra `let the captives . . . be secured(?), be doubled(?)', O'Dav. 1535 .

combérla

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Last Revised: 2019

 

n (bérla) common language : do chuaid glaini a hergnai / do choemthecht a chomberlai, SR 2772 . ? nach ruc úadib a n-érgna / a céill nach a combérla `their power of speech', Metr. Dinds. iii 386.24 (caimberla, v.l.).

1 cuislennach

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Forms: cuislendach, cuslennaich

adj o, ā (cuisle): cuisleannach (cuirlionnach, v.l.) cuartach . . . caoin like pipes (of music), Hackett² xxxiii 5 . medon crapach c.¤ aici (sc. Erictho) ` venous ', CCath. 4032 (`narrow as a pipe ?', Plummer MS notes).

As subst. o, m. player on the cuisle, piper, flute-player: `cuislionnach', ergna re cách / as ainm e don ḟeadánach, Metr. Gl. 28 § 44 . cúisleannach .i. feadánach no fear feadáin, O'Cl. cuislendach `piper', Mon. Tall. 131.24 . cuslennaich, Ériu xix 83 § 14 . Críth G. 590 . nonbor cuslennach, LU 7165 (BDD). cuslennaig nó chornairi, LL 34500 ( LMU 17 ). cnámḟir ┐ cuslennaig ` bag-pipers ', Metr. Dinds. iii 20.258 . in bhar naois dana eidir cuisleandchu, ┐ cornaire, ┐ cruitire, TFrag. 44.y . a trí cuslendcha, LU 10543 .

dúar

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n [o] word; stanza (poetic and B. na f.): d.¤ .i. focul, Auraic. 5441 ; Cóir Anm. 68 ; Lec. Gl. 49 ; Stowe Gl. 61 . duarfine . . . ainm d'filethaib .i. fine d.¤ .i. fine foccul, Corm. Y 445 . dia treisi tairgider dala duarfine, O'D. 2214 (Nero A vii 147b). durrtaigi .i. . . . tech a telcter duair focail .i. d.¤ focal, Laws v 102 Comm. ic d.¤ .i. ic foclaib, Auraic. 350 . dúar .i. rann no focal . . . as ionann d.¤ ┐ focal, O'Cl. d.¤ is ainm do rann, ut est: cia d.¤ donesa nath, Corm. Y 445 ; O'Dav. 583 . d.¤ diana, 883 . ris cena d.¤ 'na dechair a tale without a lay to follow it, Metr. Dinds. iii 54 ( .i. sgél gan a dhuain ina leanmhain, O'Cl. s.v. deachair ). cia nach laithfeadh siansa a nd.¤ `who would not put sense in a quatrain?', ZCP iii 378 = a fuach, v 483 . ag tinm dh.¤ (.i. tuicsin focal no rann), ib. = ag teinm fuach, iii 378 . a chursoin na nd.¤ gcaladh (.i. na focal cruaidh), v 488 . nir thuill riamh act d.¤ (.i. rann no focal) toladh | ar chrann toraidh Rí Breifne, Hard. ii 290 . ? Buan ben Mesgegra ciar dimbuan | na tres n-ergna din d.¤ n-ard, LL 138a38 .

Other interpretations: d.¤ .i. imat, O'Dav. 582 . a duaraib drecht, ib. d.¤ .i. cach torad, Lec. 516 ; Stowe Gl. 62 . d.¤ .i. feoil, LL 38b22 (= focul, Auraic. 5441 ).

Compd. ¤ḟine wordy tribe, poets , see above.

1 ecna(e)

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Forms: ecne, æcne, écnæ, ecnae, ecnæ, écna, ecna, egn, eagna, ecni, écnai, ecnai, ecnai, ecna, eagna, ecne, æccne, ecnae, ecnai, egn, æcnu, écnu, æcne, æcni

n io, n. later f., rarely m. nom. ecne Wb. 7c15 . 8b3 . æcne, 8a10 . écnæ, Ml. 51b7 . ecnae O'Mulc. 361 . ecnæ, Ml. 128d9 . écna, SR 7005 (unrimed). (in, ind) ecna , PH 6862.7106 . egn, O'Gr. Cat. 556.18 . (an) eagna , Proverbs viii 1 . voc. a ḟírecnai, Hib. Min. 43.4 . gen. ecni, Sg. 2a2 . écnai (imláin), SR 7038 . ecnai (eruill) 7058 . (in(d)) ecnai , Fél. Feb. 9 . PH 6861 . Lat. Lives 110.6 . ecna, PH 3961 , etc. (na h)eagna , TSh. 1847 , etc. acc. ecne, Wb. 8a14 . æccne, 2a17 . ecnae, Ml. 89c5 . ecnai PH 7103 . egn, Ériu iii 144 § 13 , etc. dat. æcnu, Wb. 8a10 . écnu, SR 7001 . 7025 (: frecru).

I Wisdom, knowledge, enlightenment , used to render Lat. sapientia, and frequently of Divine wisdom or of spiritual knowledge, but also applied to human learning in its widest sense; of acquired knowledge ; rarely intelligence, skill (see ex. fr. ZCP xi 151 below): philosophos .i. grádhuightheoir na heagna, Keat. ii 159 . is huad cach n-ecne (gl. solo sapienti Deo) Wb. 7c15 . aní nad comnactar doíni tria n-ecne ( 1 Corinth. i 25 ) 8a14 . nad fes cid as maith no as olc...manidtarti écnae Dæ, Ml. 51b7 . ind ecna diadai PH 7106 . hi cach ceniul fis ┐ ecni (gl. in omni studio) Sg. 2a2 . éula i fiuss et æcnu (gl. oportet episcopum...esse... doctorem) Wb. 28b23 . multitudo scientiae .i. immad fessa ┐ ecna, PH 6237 . nad imradi ecna na crabad na suith, Ériu vii 138.6 . buith cen æccne (gl. non est intelligens) Wb. 2a17 . tucad roga | do Solum... | da ruc egna d'ardrogain Solomon took wisdom as his choice Ériu iii 144 § 13 . PH 3961 . SR 7005 . o rath ecna ┐ fhatsine PH 3659 . 4490 . tús na heagna omhan Dé (= initium sapientiae timor Domini) A. Ó Dálaigh xlii 1 . luid do ḟogluim ecnai cusin uasal-epscop (= sapientiam addiscens), Lat. Lives 110.6 . ACL iii 12.5 . sinnsear la fine, feabta la flaith, ecna la heclais, Laws iv 372.1 . secht ngraidh ecna dno docuisin .i. rosai ocus saidh, anruth ocus sruth do aill, ocus fursaintid, etc. 354.22 . imusfreccrat gradha ecna ocus eclasa fri gradha file ocus Féne; acht is ecna mathair cacha dana dib conid as a bais uile hebhait 356.25 . egna gan fhos | fregra abaid gan eolos `wisdom without stability' (of superficial attainments), O'Gr. Cat. 556. 18 . damad derb leis dul go grod | ...ni dingnad egna na modh | ar egla a dul don shaeghul, ZCP vii 301 . go raibhe 'na ollamh i n-eagna agus i n-eolus, Keat. ii 2059 . ná meas m'eagna ar m'óige...is sine ná m'aois m'fhoghluim, Dánfhocail § 114 . éolus...eagna knowledge...knowledge Proverbs xviii 15 . gach uile eagna all wisdom xviii 1 . Cf. iar seanchaidib na gaedilgi annso anuas.iar senchus in ecna imurro so sís, Laws i 34.24 Comm.

Of an erudite work (?): d'ēis a dhēnta sa dhīola | le Dia ag deanamh eissīogha | bhur n-egna dobeir gan bhuil | (a) fir na hegna d'iarroidh `poetry' (acquired knowledge?) ZCP x 267 § 5 = Measgra D. 179 .

pn In epithets: sruaim ṅ-ecnai (of St. Sechnall), Fél. Nov. 27 . sruaim ecna uaigh (St. Cainnech), ACL iii 220.15 . muir n-eccna (St. Colum C.) ZCP viii 197 § 13 .

In the follg. ex. the meaning is apparently understanding, intelligence>skill: anmanda mōr | co n-ecnu ōg clessa combraiss, ZCP xi 151 § 39 = Anecd. i 55.8 , see note on eagnamh and eangnamh in Gadelica i 297 n.1 (cf. ITS xxiv 149 ). Cf. co n-écnu óg, in ref. to Solomon, SR 7001 .

pn Personified: Ecna mac na trí ṅDea ṅDana, Imm. in da Th. 139 ( RC xxvi 30 ). Ergna mac Ecnai, 138 . see also cit. above fr. Laws iv 356 .

II Of persons,adj wise, enlightened ; as subst. a wise man, philosopher, sage: n s. æcne (gl. sapiens) Wb. 9c14 . 8d10 . mainba æcne lib if I be not wise in your opinion 17c10 . is and is ecne et is fissid cách, iar n-etarcnu Crist (gl. in quo sunt omnes thesauri sapientiae et scientiae) 26d25 . cith sui cid espoc cith ecna, Ériu vii 138.6 . is angel is ecna nóeb | cech óen dogní toil ind ríg | IT i 319.13 = LL 284b33 . g s. isnaib inscib...ind aecni words of the sage Cambr. 38a ( Thes. ii 246.25 ). n p. nitat æcni huili all are not wise Wb. 8a17 . act rísam nem bimmi æcni et bimmi foirbthi uili, 12c9 . d p. arnaib huilib geintib écnib (gl. Graecis opp. to barbaris) 1b6 . nech di æcnib in domuin 8b4 . Of things: is ecnae ind ord preceuptae se, Ml. 68c9 . Compar.: cenn caich...besa ecna who is wiser than he Laws iv 374.4 (see ZCP xiv 369 ).

eólas, eulas

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Forms: eulas, eulassaib

n u, o, m. IGT, Decl. § 38 .

(a) knowledge, information, esp. knowledge gained by experience or practice, acquaintance: eolus (gl. peritia) Ir. Gl. 901 . eolas .i. tuicsi iar foglaim, O'Dav. 771 . maith a n-eulas (gl. patres...certae scientiae) Ml. 63b2 . duan eulus (gl. ad notitiam) 78d5 . hí fius ┐ heulus, Sg. 209a6 . co festar cach n-eólas, IT i 224.3 . brethem cen fotha n-eoluis foundation of knowledge Laws v 354.1 . indarpaid in génntligecht eolas ┐ incongbaid aneolas, PH 721 . isse mac dian lia eolas i nErind the best-informed youth Ériu viii 156.5 . druid co mōr-eōlus, TBC-I¹ 835 . RC vi 174.7 . oc indisin eolais relating lore Ériu viii 156.11 . ardṡúi hErend eolossa, 70.90 . i n-ecmais a ḟessa ┐ a eolusa in the absence of information TBC-LL¹ 1561.2845 (eolais). ic iarfaigid fessa ┐ fastini ┐ eolais, 407 . nochon eólas óenbaile `lore not of one spot only' Metr. Dinds. iv 134.6 . immad ecna ┐ eolais, PH 3961 . itir gach eolus da nderna se and adubairt... among other information that he made known BCC § 216 . thusa aga bhfuil éolas, 1 Corinth. viii 10 . ag éisteacht ealadhan ┐ eólais ó fheallsamhnaibh feasacha foghlamtha, TSh. 247 . lucht eolais the learned O'Gr. Cat. 475.9 . TD 17.59 .

With obj. gen.: eolas laburtha, PH 5372.5490 . a mesrugud do neuch...la eolus ind fita everyone should regulate his pittance...knowing the proper amount Mon. Tall. § 63 . do-bhéaram dhuit... | eólas do ghéag ngeinealaigh, TD 30.21 .

With ar: eólas foirbhthe ar na neithibh diadha, TSh. 8538 . an mhéid d'éolus is éidir dh'faghail ar Dhia, Romans i 19 .

With i n-: sainred n-eulais leu isin dan frisgníat (gl. multa peritia) Ml. 37b12 . eolas...i ndeachaib knowledge... of metrical feet O'Dav. 771 . Cf. as mór n-iath a mbói a n-eolas, Acall. 3617 = SG 174.25 (`many were the lands in which they knew their way about' SG ii 195 ; see c).

With ellipse, as quasi-vn.: biaid sē oc scēlaib ocus oc eolas, Ériu viii 156.6 .

i n-e.¤ (neich) acquainted with: atáimsi 'na n-eolas ó aimsir mo naoidheandachta, Maguires of F. § 37 .

(b) experimental proof, experience: ar eulas (gl. experi- mentum) Ml. 97d6 . dinaib eulasaib no donaib etarcnaib (gl. de experimentis) 19d18 . ho eulassaib (gl. experimentis) 57c11 .

(c) Esp. knowledge of the way (place), guidance (cf. e): eolas dún co rísem bail atá in Dond (give) us directions TBC-LL¹ 146 . tabair eolas dam co hairm a fuilet mo mic direct me to the place TTebe 4560 . atlochar...mh' eolus dochum an glinne, Anecd. ii 23.6 . tobair foirithin eolais uisqui oraind succour in finding water TTebe 1769 . do múnud eóluis dar muncind mara...dóib to teach them the way CRR 8 . donfairni do chobair, ol C. is bec mo chumang acht eolas namma guidance LL 252a17 = ZCP iv 45.20 . in retla resna druithibh ...tuc eolas doib isan teach i rabi Crist ZCP v 25 § 13 . do gab athinni ré heolus na haidchi `to show the way through the night' TTebe 4685 . lucht eoluis guides Rel. Celt. ii 196.16 ; 206.9 . In phr. berid e.¤ co leads the way to: rucsan eólas iarum co tech rob aithnid dó remi, CCellaig² 21.663 .

Cf. bar mbeith uili d'áeneolus `of one mind' Mer. Uil. 133 = uili aeneolus , BB 446a43 . do-gní e.¤ guides, directs: mar doniatt mairnelaig...éolus leis an réltainn direct their course by the star Maund. 155 . um eólus dingmalta do dhenomh asteach sa chuan, Fl. Earls 14.11 . éolas dírech do dhénamh go purt nimhe, Mac Aingil 342.7 . treóraighe d'fhagháil ré heólas na slighe do dhéanamh dhó, TSh. 9811 .

beirid e.¤ do leads, guides: beir eolas dúinn guide us, lead us GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 283 .

beirid e.¤ ria n- leads, guides: in t-oirc peata briseas ar dus ┐ bereas eolus resin tret which first breaks through (the fence) and shows the way to the herd Laws iv 108.19 Comm. bērat eolus remut they will guide thee BColm. 28.19 .

d(o) [d(i)?] e.¤ for guidance, as guide: luidsi...┐ Mac Caille d'eolus rempe dar moin F. fo thuaith, Thes. ii 329. 39 . lotar rempu...cu Temair L., ┐ C. d'eolas rempu, MU 18.27 = LL 264b17 . cia bad chóir do eolus rempu eter na da chuiced, TBC-LL¹ 461 (do denom eoluis St). 468 . Hugh Roe 304.23 (f. 79b) . do deachator araill dhíobh do eolus lais tré Bearnas Mór, 116.16 (f. 31a) .

craobh eolais guiding branch A. Ó Dálaigh iii 7 . reulta eólais érlamh nUisnigh guiding star Studies 1919, 74 .

Cf. mar shaithe beachann gun bhech eolu[i]s , Rel. Celt. i 165.29 .

(d) a way, direction, path, opening: cen ergna n-eolais cen treóir...i tirib aneóil without knowledge of the way SR 3447 . imt[h]ig eolus ale depart in another direction BColm. 18.24 . sechain an t-eolass comcoitchenn gabus cāch docum an oilen, BCC § 233 . § 171 . dochuaid...ar athgairid eolais `by a short cut' TTebe 4617 . cia héolus no ghebhdais, Cog. 214 y . déarad gur thréig siad an t-eólus | sin síos an tslighe that they have mistaken the path, Hackett xxvi 149 . mo theagh ní hé t'eolus-sa destination A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 6 . dorighnedh cro caeluigh uime gan conair as acht eolus a tuctha began goirt-bidh do save a way by which a little salt meat was given him Lism. L., p. 310. 10 = RC xx 420.7 . ro ghabhastair ionar...ionnas gach éolas da n-imghidh rinn chaol chruaidh-ṡnáthaide go ngabhadh dhó so that there was not so much as the point of a sharp needle might touch where it did not fit to him ML 112.1 . isteagh san eolas as fearr | ...muna seoltar sinn, A. Ó Dálaigh iii 5 , may belong to c.

Cf. dothaed rompo for eolus a ceneóil, BB 259b23 = YBL 179b38 .

(e) a place known, familiar surroundings: cían om eólus-sa crioch gusa ránag-sa far from my home BS 98.3 . an uair rangadar eolus a ccrioch fein, Rel. Celt. ii 206.9 .

(f) description by which a person (thing) is known; designation: Ser Gyi o Berbuic m'ainm ┐ m'fis ┐ m'eolus ag sluaghaibh Saxan my name and title and description ZCP vi 30.16 .

(g) secret knowledge, a prescription, spell, charm: ag bruith in neich is cain do losaib ┐ do [sic leg.] eolusuib do neoch bis a ngalur of herbs and nostrums (recipes, Laws Crit. 45 ; spells, charms? see Ériu viii 130 ) Laws i 300.15 Comm. v 260.13 Comm.

érérgna

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adj (érer- ?) distinguished, surpassing: Argus ard érérgna, TTebe 3767 (insignem crinibus Argum, Theb. ix 758 ). a ōccu āilli érérgna, 655 (egregii juvenum ii 152 ). irnaidm na n-ingen erergna, 689 (egregiam Argian, etc. ii 203 ). Cf. 2 ér-, ǽr- and érgna , airgnae.

ergna

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érgna

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n io, n. (?) (cf. 1 ecna(e), engnae, ingnae) understanding, discrimination, discernment: ergna .i. etargnadh firinne, ut est: biet mna cin fele ┐ fir cin ergna , O'Dav. 804 . eargna .i. inntleachd, O'Cl. do bērlaib cech mīl... | dia n-ērgnaib, dia n-iladbaib, SR 7264 . nā bērla, nā cīall nā cruth, | nā hērgna nō horddogod, 7268 . cen ērgna n-eolais, cen treóir | cen bērla, i tirib aneóil, 3447 . nach ruc úadib a n-érgna | a céill nach a combérla (of men transformed into swine), Metr. Dinds. iii 386.23 . a feab crotha ┐ ceneoil ┐ eargnæ (.i. glicusa), BB 63a3 = Tec. Corm. 5 and Laws iv 376.3 (earngna). d' imdugud a mor-hērgnai (: bērlai), Rawl. 77b7 . ar allud ┐ érgna ┐ aurlabra, FB 19 . LU 121b24 . AFM ii 1008.8 . Cf. Hua Duind fer na n-érgna n-óc (: bērla), LL 33b7 . pn Personified: Ergna mac Ecnai .i. is tuisechu do neoch in t-ecna do bith i n-anmain quam a thasselbad wisdom must be in a man's soul before he can display it ( érgna = the exhibition of wisdom, ecna the gift itself) LL 187c51 . Rochond mac Ergnai .i. is tuisechu etargna no intliucht do bith aici quam codnaigi do thasselbad dó, l. 48 . See RC xxvi 30.138 . scol...ic foglaim in cech ergna (: bérlu), LL 133b36 . As attrib. (?): do neoch is mó ergna díb ┐ is mó gáes (bhus gaosmuire ┐ bhus ergna v.l.), Ériu iv 144.11 . senad ergna , Alex. 482 . ollamh ergna , AFM i 54.3 (gen. ?), and similar exx. where the quantity is not decided, may belong to airgnae. See next and Celtica xvii 70 .

érgnaid

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adj i (cf. érgna ) discerning, clever, knowing: isim ingen ercnid , IT i 123.12 . ergnaid sui (.i. is ergna in súi), ACC 91 = RC xx 270 . bid ergnaid ngaísi, BB 260a58 . fer eargnaidh inntleachtach, AFM iv 766.3 . do gach eargnaidh (.i. do gach eolach), ZCP v 484 § 8 = do gach earnaidh, iii 378.17 .

fodail

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Forms: fodail, fodil, fodail, fodil, fodail, fodil, fogail, foghail, faghail, foghuil, faghuil

n i, f. (vn. of fo-dáli). Sg. 147a3 . fodail, Ml. 100b22 n s. or a s. fodil, Thes. i 495.2 ( Ardm. 77a1 ). a s. fodail, Sg. 33a5 , 61a18 . fodil, LU 6122 , 6123 . d s. fodail, Ml. 22d16 . fodil, Mon. Tall. § 77 . In later MSS. freq. written fogail. foghail faghail (ón dá chéill) in the two senses (i.e. distributing and spoiling , see fogal) IGT, Decl. § 37 . foghuil faghuil (na séd) § 10 .

(a) in general sense dividing, distributing ; gl. divisio Sg. 188a11 . fodhail .i. roinn no sgáoileadh, O'Cl. Esp. of distributing food at meals; etc. dosrocht gorta ... dos-rort fri fodla fodard murmuring at rations (?) SR 3398 . ro gabad dáil ┐ raind ┐ f.¤ they have begun pouring out liquor, carving meat and distributing (both) TBC-LL¹ 1195 . ni léiced raind nā f.¤ i tig Nemid, Ériu vi 148.35 . trí gretha tige deg-laích .i. grith fodla, etc. Triads 99 (expl. .i. gáir ag fodhail a mbídh, p. 38 ). rombui nonbur ... i ndorus ind lis ... ni tairnechtar f.¤ (i.e. they had not arrived for (the time of) distribution) IT ii 178 . toisech fodla `chief of distribution' (? `the first to be helped' SG ii 352 ) RC xiii 446 § 26 . cach lestar fodlai (.i. copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma) every dispensing vessel Laws v 406y ( SM Facs. 24b ). bad fleda a fadla (= they will dispense abundant good cheer) ZCP viii 110 § 10 . do fodil a toraid do bochtaib, Mon. Tall. § 77 (end). a leth do fogail do bochtaib, Ériu vii 154 § 5 . iss ē cétchrod cain | tuc dond ḟéin re ard-ḟ.¤ , Fianaig. 48 § 17 . feraid fodil di fer lessaib ar óenāthib Ulad scatters warriors' limbs (?) LU 6122 . Anmchad Osraige amra caíne fadla flaithrige IT iii 32 § 4 (`herrlichster Aufteiler der Fürstenherrschaft' Bruchst. i § 13 ).

(b) a part, share, portion: enech ... issi rann ita f.¤ na sians the face is the part (of the body) in which the senses have their portion O'Mulc. 403 . ro rand cert fodla dona sluagaib (of spoil) `just divisions' TTr.² 1911 (? justice of division, i.e. fair sharing ). iat sin na fodla ergna ... ind Fhind (i.e. the dissevered members) Metr. Dinds. iii 374 . dorigne Cír .xl. fodail don tsrut[h], BB 7a6 . doronadh .xl. fodail leis de ib. 36 . ro idbair ... Tóim nEirc cona fodlaib feraind, ZCP iii 206 § 3 = AFM 645 . craebh-fhoghla ... caibniusa tuath ramifications of tribes MR 98.14 . co fuil in dileghadh arna fogailt (foghail v.l.) a tri modhaib that digestion is divided into three modes RC xlix 34.6 .

(c) a logical division, a class or category: oés cacha dāna cen inandus fodla no aiste differing in the class and nature (of their occupation) Dinds. 40 . teora fodla fuil for inchaib duine .i. enicland ┐ enechruice ┐ enechgriss, Laws v 96.5 . do cach fodlai [leg. fodail (?] trebe, 406.14 ( SM Facs. 24b ). cis lír fodla tīre ? nī ansa : dí fodail ... eatham ┐ aineatham, Laws iv 276.1 . cis lir fodlai for rigaib? teoir fodla ... rii benn, rí bunaid, 328.22 . cis lir fodlai filet forsin mbairdne? nī ansa. cóeca fodal [fodhla v.l.], IT iii 6 § 4 . cis lir fogla ogaim? (classes of letters), Auraic. 5490 . na hocht n-airig sualach cona fodlaib, ZCP iii 24.31 . anmann na fodladh, 25.5 .

(d) a minor class or kind, a subclass: atat ceithri hernaile for crandaib .i. airigh fedha ┐ athaig fedha ... ┐ fodhla fedha (i.e. shrubs), Auraic. 1151 = fogla, Laws iv 146y ).

Possibly also in the phrase: dogní f.¤ di makes light of (see fodál).

Compd. ¤rann a division, part: a ttri focchail-randaibh (leg fodhal-r.) an betha, Ériu iv 51 § 9 (i.e. the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa). fo thrí foghailrannaibh an bheatha, ITS i 106.7 , 50.14 , 120.15 .

imlán

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adj o, ā (In Mid. Ir. imlán and imṡlán are often confused and it is sometimes difficult to distinguish them as the meanings are very similar) very full, whole, complete, perfect: totum .i. imlán, Gild. Lor. 243. iomlan gan einní dá dhí nó dá theasdughadh, Eg. Gl. 211. ni cheil cach súi segda slán | manidcloe ergna n-i.¤ , SR 7442. indara n-ai is laithe lan | araile is adaig imlan, 20 . báidfid in n-abaind n-imṡláin (imlan, v.l.) `he shall drown the brimming river,' Metr. Dinds. iii 180.178 . athesc allata i.¤ , LL 299a17 . co m-bíd ... a cnámu ina m-briscbruar ┐ a lethar immlán impu, LB 156b48 . cid mor cid bec no-chaithind bat imlana iat-seom beos, PH 514. ro-bádus ... bliadain i.¤ for oen lepaid, PH 2777. do batar xx aidche imslan i sil Muredaig, Ann. Conn. 1249 § 8. nach ffacamur leabar dá short as líonmuire ┐ as iomlaine inás, Gorm. 2.6 . maille folmugad i.¤ `with complete purging,' Rosa Angl. 254.12 . fíréantacht iomlán, TSh. 1860. is trosgadh iomlán ann `perfectum ieiunium,' 8285 . ní raibhe aon rí iomlán díobh gan bheith fó chíos ... ag ríoghaibh Éireann `full king' (i.e. independent), Keat. i 208.2 . an mhuintir nach deárnaidh leoirghníomh iomlán, Donlevy 48.5 . ionnus go ndiúltfamaois ní as iomláine d'ar dtoil, Donlevy 146.24 . Adv. do chuir a ccinn uile go hiomlán aran ngad, Comp. CC 132.26 . ri ro gabasdair flaitheas ... an domhain mhoir uili go himlan, CF 3. do baisted co himlān a creidium na Crīstaidi hē, ZCP xiii 183.35 . diúltadh go hiomlán d'aiteas ┐ do shámhus na colna, Donlevy 146.20 . an nglacann sé Críosd go hiomlán, 246.20 .

As subst. o, m. the whole: mar bhíos na chlí ag iomrádh air don iomlán `doth proclaim Him unto all,' Arch. Hib. i 100 § xviii . dá mbeith iomlán an chreidimh agam `omnem fidem,' TSh. 9413. an t-iomlán dín ó fhear agus ó mhnaoi, Donlevy 62.26 . iomlán crú do chuirp neamhdha | mar do dhoirt tú, a Thighearna, Aithd. D. 92 § 24. créad dom briathraibh bhréagnuighe | ... | an é an t-iomlán nó an éinní, Content. xxi § 5 . cuiridh sé ... mor-pheacadh marbhtha a gceann an iomláin da chionntaibh, Donlevy 286.7 . See imṡlán.

Laiten

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Forms: Laitin, laidean, latin, laitin

pn ā, f. (Lat. Latina). Also Laitin. laidean, IGT Decl. § 54. the Latin language : al latin , Ml. 3a15 . isin laitin , 2d11 . can phatir can creda / can Latin acht gall berla, Cog. 225.20 . Eabra ┐ Greic ┐ Laitin, Auraic. 27 . muitibh na Laitne, 3016 . caidi a bunad Laidni `what is its Latin origin' (of cid), Laws v 2.z Comm . Bec laitne B. of the Latin, AU i 226.22 . levita a grēc, lūater lib / minister isin laitein, ZCP viii 113.29 . isin laitin, 31 . pontifex a grēc, ní mer / speculator a laten, ZCP viii 113.25 . muinnter Phadruig na patter / accá raibhe ro Laitten `good Latin', AFM i 134.13 . A. . . . eccnaidh ergna i Laitten, AFM ii 646.14 . do leitreachaibh . . . laidni, Luke xxiii 38 . eadh risa ngebad a paider / ní biodh gan laiden d'iomradh `thinking of (in ?) Latin', ZCP i 66 § 137.

In phr. saí Laidne Latin scholar : saí Laidne (of Benén), Leb. Cert. 178.4 . saoi eagna is breitheamhnais is seanchusa is Laidne, Keat. iii 3244.

lám

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Forms: laám, láme, láam, láim, láma, láime, nondalámgaba

n ā, f. n s. ind laám , Wb. 12a23 (see GOI 20 - 1 ). g s. láme, Sg. 68a1 , 68b13 . g p. láam, Wb. 9a6 . n s. later also láim, and g s. láma, láime. IGT Decl. § 192.

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(a) hand: gnúis et láma et cossa, Wb. 12b4 . is sochrudiu láam oldōsa ol coss, 12a21 . precept dosom fri dei et saithar ho lámaib in nocte gl. operantes manibus nostris, 9a5 . ine láim nú ine méraib, Thes. ii 245.37 . ind l.¤ gl. manu, Ml. 36b1 . lam, 131b4 . torad a láam is hed dodtoisged `it is (the) fruit of his hands that used to support him', Wb. 9a6 . orddu lámae gl. pollex, Sg. 68b13 . dunecomnacht Dia inní saúl inna lama som delivered S. into his hands, Ml. 55c1 . ro bendach Pátraic asa dib lámaib in Machai, Trip.² 2799 . conid eiter a lamaib rothathamir cú rui (leg. Cú Roí) `in their hands that C. expired', Mon. Tall. 65 . idna láme (one of the `streams of poetry'), LL 3900 ( IT iii 58.2 ). bud bhinn lam ┐ bel a fine instrumentalist and vocalist, AU iii 340.7 . claidhemh gacha lamha, Cog. 252.9 . ro-gab . . . lān a lām do c[h]ochall an c[h]lērig, BColm. 36.10 . líon mo lámha `the full of my hands', Dán Dé xxx 7 .

With adj. or attrib. gen.: l.¤ bennachtan as opposed to l.¤ soscéli right hand v. left hand (see Stokes, Ériu iii 11 - 12 ): in ferand ar do láim soscéla ic dola sís . . . no ar do laim bennachtan anís, Ériu iii 11.14 - 15 . See soiscélae. l.¤ choitchinn: airgitur langilli na bo iar fir i llaim coitchinn ra aichne `in gemeinsame (neutrale) Hand', Cóic Con. 17.2 . lámh chlé (lámh chlí prohibited form), IGT Decl. § 139 . ros-mugaig, ros-mill, ro tracht / trí coecat barc co laim clí, Fél. 200.28 . na findad do l.¤ chlíí an a n-dingne do l.¤ dess, PH 5950 . lámh deas right hand, IGT Decl. § 137 . bennuch, a Dhe, . . . / cot laim dheis mo cuili-se, Lism. L. 1287 . fíréin láma deise Dé, PBocht 26.34 . l.¤ doí see lámdoé s.v. 1 doé; l.¤ (in) scéith left hand or arm; see 2 scíath and cf. ar laim congmala a sgeith, Ériu xi 189.30 .

In l.¤ des, l.¤ chlé of directions; in a variety of uses: a lleth o laim deiss dexteram ejus partem, Sg. 17b2 . for láim deis aníartúaid . . . for laim chlí anairtuáid, BCr. 19c2 , 3 . éla fort láim ṅdeiss `decline ab eis in dexteram partem', Lat. Lives 80.15 . Fir Domnand co trí rígaib / lam des fri hErinn n-íraig `up the west coast', MacCarthy 148 § 3 ( LL 14718 ). impoit . . . for a láim chlí they turn to the left, AU ii 120.7 . ro ghabsat iaramh laimh cli fris an loch `with their left to the lake', AFM vi 1940.18 . do chuaidh . . . hisin . . . long . . . lamh dhes frí hérinn soirttuaidh, 1966.z . dia lāim deis on his right, ZCP viii 108.3 . Note also: is í so slighe ina ttáinig . . . .i. láimh sgéith re Ráith Ḟionnchaoimhe, Ériu viii 135.24 .

In a number of idioms with vb. gabaid: gabaid láim x seizes, abducts x: nis gebh do laim . . . ar med do nóimhe, BNnÉ 304.17 . gabais laim ingine Foraid . . . ┐ fordoscarastar, Rawl. 131b24 (Cf. Ériu iii 135.4 ). dodechaid in chaillech do béim chluic . . . gabais Ailill a láim, ┐ dos tascar, ┐ dogéni a coblige seized, RC ix 452.14 . See gabál. Cf. ní má ar gabáil ar lámha / úaind, ZCP viii 219.36 . M. . . . do gabail . . . l.¤ Huí L. . . . asint ṡuide apad `expelled', Ann. Inisf. 1052.5 . gabaid láim x dochum leads x to: gabais a chomalta a laim dochum mara led, Anecd. iii 59.9 . gabthe mo laim mattin dochum mara, 1 . With follg. prep. AS expels: ni ragh sa adiu . . . go ro gaba ri no espoc mo laim as, BNnÉ 302.4 . gebatt sa . . . do lamha sa asin suidhi righ ittaoi, 305.13 . conid ari rogabad al-lam a Pardus `on this account they were driven out of Paradise', Ériu vii 164.7 .

(b) arm : cumgabail inna lam i crosfigill is sí briathar l.¤ insin, Ml. 138a2 . tócaib do dí láim i n-airdi frisin Coimdid, MacCarthy 64.10 = suidig do da laim cech thrath / fri ruirig nime, SR 1605 . doe láme gl. lacertus, Sg. 68a1 . a di láim tri derca ṡedluch allenith immach, TE 4 ( IT i 119 ). gur ben in lamh des aga gualaind de, ZCP vi 36.18 . lámh on gualuinn a fad, ALC i 184.20 . láma caolrigthecha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.27 . Of clothes, sleeve : lēinte lainneardha lāimhgheala lín 'brilliant, white-sleeved linen tunics', BDC 226.57​ .

(c) Of the hand used in measuring length: on fir do ní in tomus o laimh, Laws ii 232.22 Comm . ocht nduirn a fot, do toimsib laime techta fil fri mesu ┐ toimsiu, Laws ii 246.8 . tinne tri mer a mbun laime, Laws ii 250.2 . See 2 tinne. is í sin is áis do'n ésga do réir láime (of calculating the moon's age by disposing the verses of the Golden Number upon the finger-joints), O'Gr. Cat. 300.14. Of the whole arm as measure: fád láimhe laoich do chrann, Keat. ii 5200.

(d) Attrib. g s. cennach láime: fuair . . . na seacht Laoighise dó féin . . . mar cheannach láimhe i ndíol an cheannais do rinne `handsel', Keat. ii 4812 . cin láime distinguished from cin coise, tengad, etc.: cin laime de guin, no gait, no mi-imirt, Laws i 238.11 . cís láime: ní cíos láime atá acutsa orra acht rígféinnidecht ┐ maer choiméta atá acut innte tribute of the hand i.e. won by force(?), SG 338.22 , 337.17 . triatha uaisle dho i mbuannacht do bhíodar / a chíos láimhe mar ránaig ar ríoghraidh, Hackett² 30.290 . See dígbál. fer láime: fer láma ríg Themra thair / Illand ergna mac Erclaim `henchman', Metr. Dinds. iv 88.13 . Legal perpetrator, distinguished from sellach spectator : mas lethbrostu ┐ ro fes in cu do rigne in fogail is amuil fer laime tigerna in con do rigne in fogail the master of the dog which did the injury is taken to be the perpetrator (of liability for dog injured in a dog-fight), Laws iii 194.y Comm . noco fo lan fir laime icus sellach a lan, 100.z Comm . See sellach. Also áes láime guilty persons: is iat is aes laime ann lucht in combaiti (`hand-party'), Laws iii 252.13 Comm . flesc láime see 1 flesc. liacca lamh, CCath. 5657 (see 1 lía). rogad láime, see rogad.

Extended meanings: gesce ┐ lama imda branches (of tree), RC x 74.3 v.l. gur teig lamh na lainne dā lethtaoibh handle, ZCP xiv 233.1 .

II In various abstr. and fig. applications.

(a) prowess, valour, accomplishment: ar eagla a laime ┐ a dighultu[i]s, ZCP vi 273.9 . ni caithimsa sin noco fagar do laim iat (do nert laime, v.l.), RC xix 34.2 . do chuaidh A. a llos a láma as by his own valour, ALC i 302.23 . Cf. CCath. 68 . ba fearr lamh na luighe `one better in deed or word', Duan. F. ii 176 § 5. clú láimhe, Hugh Roe² 104.5 . fer . . . go lán ainm láimhe ┐ tighe aoidhed, AFM v 1628.18 . fear . . . ro ba maith lamh ┐ oineach brave and generous, 1692.10 . teist ┐ tuarasccbháil láimhe ┐ einigh, 1684.18 . Sir Gyi ┐ sir Heront rob ferr lam ar gach taebh acu, ZCP vi 45.29 . ní fuil . . . ridiri is ferr lamh, 52.2 . ni frith fear mo laimhe riam `a man to match with me', Duan. F. i 63 § 33 . l.¤ láitir might: techt do fein ar los a lame laitiri as, Ann. Conn. 1373.5 .

(b) control, power : is he nert Dé ┐ l.¤ Dé, LB 138b46 . san tír dar ghoire do ghrádh / lámh ag rígh oile mon-uar another king rules, DDána 45.6 . as é dob fearr eineach is ágh / ní deachaidh lamh ós a cionn `never was he overpowered', Duan. F. ii 218 § 8 . adubhairt riu gan an rigacht do chur as a laimh, BCC 246.34 .

In phrase l.¤ i n-úachtar upper hand, conquering arm : rapo doss díten ┐ rapo buinne bratha ┐ rapo l.¤ i n-uachtur leo Conall, CRR 44.1 . go dtug Dia an lámh i n-uachtar ag Scotaibh is ag Pictibh orra, Keat. ii 6144 . In legal phr. lám gabálae forcible seizure : do-beir in fer ada-gair comrac forsin mil sin co tét i lláim gabálae 'the man who brings a claim against them causes a confrontation over that honey so that it (the honey) passes by forcible seizure', Bechbretha 186 (e) .

(c) Legal active part in crime : icad fer tairce trian . . . a dualgus a tairci; ┐ cutruma re aenfer don dá trian aile a dualgas a láime the inciter pays a third due because of his incitement . . . because of his share in the deed (of fine for killing by soldiers), Laws iii 114.x Comm . asren cāch a chinta ar a láim `for his own hand', Cáin Ad. 43 . im fiach a laime, ┐ im fiach a tairci, Laws iii 116.1 Comm . See tárcud. ? síoll Eoghain ní hosadh ghealloid / ní ghébdís duit díol i láimh, L. Cl. A. B. 223.106 . In phr. l.¤ derg murder, murderer (cf. We. llawrudd) (in latter sense more commonly fer láime deirge): cumal aithgina fo fer laime dergi laes na gona and, Laws i 244.2 Comm . bid fir lāma dergi ina suidedaib apad, BColm. 62.19 . ba comeirque laime derce nach bruidhen an asylum for a murderer, RC xxi 314.6 . bud í in phláig dibse is a bedg / in l.¤ derg dimbert oram murder, SG 55.37 . ná déantar lámh dhearg acht dí / ar ghrá na dtrí ndealg a Dhé `that my body alone be treated as a foe', Dán Dé ix 9 . atú mar láimh ndeirg ag Dia, ii 30 .

(d) In metonomy, pars pro tota . Of warrior: dob iomdha lamh áthasach do Dhom[n]allachibh ┐ Ghordonchib do bhi san lathair sin, Rel. Celt. ii 192.13 . ni roibi . . . aenlamh fa crodha coscur a cathaibh, ZCP vi 43.33 . lámh ar nár cheisd an cheisd chrúaidh, L. Cl. A. B. 265.9 . marbthar lais Conn O Concobhair in aen lámh mharcaigh as lugha rob olc i cConnachtaibh, AFM vi 2040.11 . With descriptive gen. of generous person: in l.¤ tidnaicthi (of Cú Chulainn), LL 7962. da láim thidnaicthi ratha (Cú Chulainn and Fer Diad), 10729 . lámh chothaighthe deibhléin Dé she who supported God's orphan, DDána 32.24 . Of help: don bocht a tibred laim, PH 6145 . a lámh nach lámh tar threise `o arm unsurpassed in strength(?)', PBocht 23.49 .

(e) In phrases ref. to plighting of troth, wedlock, etc.: dobhi ar fes laimhe ┐ leaptha ag an inghin an oidhche sin, RC xxix 134.18 . roḟai ar laimh ┐ ar leabaid le, RC xliii 24 § 22 . See foaid. sáith ríogh ar leabaidh 's ar láimh / gach inghean ard álainn óg, Dánta Gr. 5.31 . tug mná cneasta i bhfeis leabtha ┐ láimhe married, Hackett² 53.106 . Cf. mé th'éadach láimhe is leaptha (said by cloak to its owner), 32.33 . nascis . . . for láim ind fúatha sin `bound that (boon) on the Spectre's hand', Moling 20 .

(f) In proverbial expressions: ba lam i net nathrach . . . insaigid fair `a hand into an adder's nest', LL 225b7 ( TTr. 608 ). ba luam a net natrach . . . cor fri sluag na Fomoire, RC xii 96.17 . lámh an eirr easguinne unsafe grip, IGT Decl. ex. 587 . l.¤ déoraid (status of) a person whose protection and rights had been forfeited ( ZCP xxxiii 87 ): bid l.¤ déoraid dó, LU 5137 ( TBC-I¹ 654 ); 'he is as good as dead' ZCP xxxiii 87 . See deorad. l.¤ latrainn ba l.¤ latraind i n-árbaig la Hercoil isin chath sain, LL 226a15 ( TTr. 651 ). conid de sin ata `lam clé Ulltain in agaid in uilc', Fél. 200.19 . cach lāimi a lāindīrgi, ACL iii 226.21 (see ZCP xviii 48 ). mairg do loitfeadh láimh eadruinn `it were pity for any to hurt his hand (intervening) between us', Studies 1921 589 § 6 . Legal maxim: ni fognai lam laim, Laws i 228.16 .

III In phrases with follg. prep. (in most cases also with prec. vb.).

(a) DI: dothongusa . . . conna get-sa láma dib, conastarddur uile fo thalmain that I shall not release you, TBC-LL¹ 943 . nír' scar lámha díbh cor' ḟalaigh díden na coilltedh íat fair, CCath. 195. See scaraid. ní thall in gáeth láma de / co foraim bága in bile `the wind withdrew not its hand until it brought down the Tree's pride' (of Bile Tortan), Metr. Dinds. iv 244.51 .

(b) FO: do-beir láim fo undertakes : ni-s-tibrea liaig doenna laim fo-m leiges-sa, PH 424 . in ni fo dard láimh, CCath. 1795. lámh do tabhairt fán marbh ndíocháirdeach (sic leg.) bhíos i bpurgadóir, dá ḟóirithin as, TSh. 4752 . tabhair mar thugais roimhe / lámh fúm `deal with me', Dán Dé vi 33 . l.¤ fo act of undertaking : ba l.¤ fámórobairsin, TBC St. 3830 . lām fo crābud deduirn dūr, ACL iii 306 § 4 . lámh fá othar mádh áil leo / is beo ar n-a chrochadh dháibh [Dia] `if men wish to touch his wounds', but perh. rather if men wish to attack the wounded, Dán Dé xxvi 34 . Prov. of impossible undertakings: as trágadh lacha as a lār / lámh fa bhádhadh ratha an rígh, IGT Decl. ex. 1036 . is lámh fa chraoibh nach cromann / bheith réd chumann, DDána 4.5 . ríomh réadlann nó gainimh ghil / . . . lámh fa ríomh a sochar sin, Content. xxviii 24. Cf. tabraidh mo lamh fa comhall sin, ar Corbmac. ┐ donaisc orra amlaid sin swear by my hand, Irish Texts iii 8.25 .

(c) FOR: l.¤ for áirithe an undertaking certain of success : níor bó lámh for airidhe a n-ionnsaighidh muna luigheadh líon lam . . . forra, AFM v 1826.8 . ni bad lam ar airgthi doibsium sin mana deonaiged in toichthi, Fen. 138.20 . foceird láma for: foceirtt lamae fair she laid hands upon him, Mon. Tall. 66. Cf. ro láiset láma do they arrested him, PH 3101. Of ordination: cuirfid . . . a lámha arna Lebhítibh, Numbers viii 10. Cf. ni comairleiced . . . dó cor lamha aire (.i. dul do sacarbaic) cin foghlaim `put hand upon him' (i.e. on Christ in the Eucharist), Trip. xlix 11 . atgeall in filidh lāmh for a dān to attempt, ZCP vii 305.6 . do-beir láim for (ar) proposes, attempts : do beartsatt . . . laimh for imdhecht, AFM vi 1900.10 . gabaid láim (láma) for: si dobeir phoíc la cech n-oendig dó, isí geibes láim for a chuit arranges, TBC-LL¹ 2180 . Gaileoin . . . .i. an trian nó ghebadh lamha for an dá trian oile fo ghail fon airredh (leg. airrigh) excelled, Leb. Gab.(i) 118.16 . Of course of action undertakes: do ghabh lam for an Easpain d'fágbhail, ML 44.2 . do gab E. lámh for imtheacht d'fágbhail na h-innsi, ML 36.9 . Of persons enjoins upon, the action enjoined usually being denoted by imm: rogab A. lama (lam, v.l.) ar Perelass im ergi dochum in cluichi sin ordered P., TTebe 2474 . in tan gaba lam forainn, BB 418a51 gabais lāma for in úathad slúaigh robúi ina ḟarrad im calma do dēnom, Fianaig. 86.23 . rogabhagh lamh ar an oglach im dul dochum na teneadh, Ériu iii 156.31 . Also petitions : ragabsad T. uili . . . lama air um thuilleadh fhís do denam doib `entreated that a further vision should be made', TTebe 4156 . ní rigise a les lam do gabail forainn there is no need to ask us (to protect you), Celt. Rev. iii 314.6 . Note also: ragab láim ar a araid (itbert re a giolla, v.l.) ara ngabad a eochu, TBC-LL¹ 3252 . ní ḟedabair an lá no an uair i ngebthar lamh foraibh `a hand will be laid upon you', RC xxv 388.17 . imm-beir láim for practises violence on, see imm-beir. Med. operates on: ro himred lámu . . . for Eogan co mbí ina chinnte bás d'fhaghbáil do, SG 50.25 . Note also: a thaoibh-se ar a dtá mo lámh on which I rely(?), Dán Dé xxv 43 .

(d) FRI: l.¤ fri act of avoiding, renouncing : lam fri idal ṅglethech ṅgal (command against idolatry), SR 4845 . lāim fri lochta, ZCP vi 264 § 9 . lam fri cath fri cēilide, Ériu ii 56.9 . lámh fri turbhaidhe domhnain cé, AFM ii 618.18 . As prep. beside : tainic laim re fiannbhoith mac mBrocain, ZCP xi 40.11 . ealba fhiadh is eadh at conncas / cealga Laoghaire láimh ria, PBocht 10.16 . rohadnaicedh laim re haltóir (sic leg.) Chiarain, RC xviii 182.4 . tarr láimh riom, Gen. xxvii 21 . muna raibh do dhearbhrathair láimh riot, Deuteronomy xxii 2. Also of motion along by (see also under I (a) above): lodar . . . laim re muir siar co rangadar Teach nDuinn, Anecd. i 18.5 . doberat a lam fri h-Etail `skirted', Aen. 138 . tar Dūn ac Loduin . . . / lāim re gach loch go Loch Rīach, ZCP viii 222 § 3 . a lam re fairrge co hAth Cliath, RC xviii 51.26 = laimh fri faircce co rocht co hAth Cliath, AFM ii 1028.x . Note also: tug Muire láimh ris an leas / an uile sháidh do shaidhbhreas `besides salvation', A. Ó Dálaigh l 39. Also compared with: láimh re hAodh ó fhior eile / mion gach taom dá thaidhbhsighe, L. Cl. A. B. 64.159 . ionnus nach fuil i n-uile ṡeanchus . . . láimh re seanchus na hÉireann, Keat. i 44.22 . do-beir láim fri refuses, rejects : na tabair laim frim (Potiphar's wife to Joseph), SR 3182. Of renunciation of world, sin, etc: dia mba maccleirech fa mām / tapuir lām fri holc, ACL iii 319 § 87 . na hulca imgabamít, is e in ecnai erailes ornn laim do thabhairt friu, PH 6867 . do rad láimh ris an saoghal, TFrag. 204.2 . fo-ácaib fri láim excepts: facbaim Concobur fri láim . . . dáig a rige, LU 9217 ( FB 94 ). dochta do neoc[h] dáles dāil / fācbas (?) dáil n-éco fri lāimh, Fianaig. 10 § 3 . Note also: fa-rácbaisemne fri láim deitsiu . . . nád ṅ-íurmais orguin we stipulated, BDD² 659 . scaraid láma fri desists from: roghabh acc timchelladh in chaithmhīledh co nāro-scar lāmha fris go ro eiderdelaigh a cenn rea chúilmēidhe, ZCP xiv 232.12 . ni rosccarsat lamha fris go ragbhatar an caistiall ar eigin, Hugh Roe² 100.16 . Cf. dochuaid re láim he went security, O'Curry 2157 ( Eg. 88, 4a ).

(e) I: do budh dána dul le bréig / do chur lámh 'n-á (leg. 'n-a) leithéid `to resort to guile in attempting such a thing(?)', Dán Dé xxi 21 . cuiris lámh i Mochuda ┐ tug go heasaontach as an mainistir amach é seized, Keat. iii 1948 . dobeir láim i láim neich becomes someone's vassal: ní thug a lámh a láimh riogh occlach dob'fhearr treisi gniomh, ITS v 176.20 . ri Uladh na n-iath solus / . . . dobhera se a lamh ad laimh / gidh be len b'ál gan t'anair, Irish Texts ii 98 § 14. Hence accepts the protection of someone : tuc al-laim il-laim Ḟind, Acall. 5972. Also shakes hands : nach tarmchillend Heriu óclách do neoch do-beir a láim i llaim tigerna nach aichnid damsa, CRR 16.x . tuc a lam in a laim in la sin, Cog. 132.13 . go dtugsad uile a lámha iona láimh, ML 54.31 .

(f) ÍAR: l.¤ íar cúl reserve force : gan lámh ar gcúl uile againn / Muire dhún go n-agaill é `none of us having any support', Dán Dé xix 18 . With cúlu: cusna buidnib medonc[h]aib . . . ┐ cusin laim ar culu, CCath. 5771 . cinnas as áil duit techt i ndáil Medba . . . atágur l.¤ ar cúl aci, LU 6154 ( TBC-I¹ 1669 ).

(g) IMM: gaibid láim imm manipulates : do ghabhadar na fóirne . . . lámha um na leabhar-líontaibh, ML 46.24 .

(h) LA: do-beir láim la helps: is olc in lam tucadar na dee . . . linn, Fier. 106 . móide do-bhéara láimh linn the more wilt thou help me, Dán Dé xi 9 . ag tabhairt láimhe liom féin / a-tá meise, xxii 17 . ní fhuil duine agam do-bhéaradh lámh liom, TSh. 4735 . fo-ceird láim la with same meaning: nach áil cur lámha lat `they will not help thee' (of Mary and mankind), Dán Dé xix 25 . dlighidh cur a láimhe linn, L. Cl. A. B. 251.52 . nior chuir an samhradh lámh linn, Rel. Celt. ii 232.35 . Cf. lámh muna chuire re a gcosg, PBocht 15.5 . l.¤ la help, assistance to: lámh linn ar do bhreith ní bhia `to save me will not be in thy power', PBocht 13.38 . do ghuidh é (sic leg.) fa lamh leis chum síobhail ró mhóir do bhí na éigean air do dhéanamh, ZCP ii 558.22 . as maith an tráth láimhe linn / is cách ré'r ndáin[n]e ag doichill, Ériu v 52.15 .

(i) TAR: fochertar lama tairis they seized him, LU 5941 ( TBC-I¹ 1475 ). do-beir láim tar takes possession of usually by force: co tarad láim dar Corco Loígi, Anecd. i 13.21 . co tarat laim dar hIffern (of Christ harrowing hell), SR 7772 . tuc-som laim tarsan tir ┐ do lomarced leis . . . hi, Ann. Conn. 1249.2 . dochoid A. . . . do índriudh innd idhoiltige ┐ doberait laim tairis, LL 402b31 ( TTr.² 505 ). tugad l.¤ tar na luathcrechaib soir go slioschlár sluag Mhaonmaige they were carried off. Caithr. Thoirdh. 53.39 . do rat lá[i]m dar a longphort, Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 31 . tuc sisi lamh tar an mbiorar báoi for an sruth, BS 82.22 . Note also with pl. láma: tabraiter láma tairis let him be seized, LU 5937 ( TBC-I¹ 1471 ). do-beir láim tar a agaid. Of person waking from sleep: itraacht C. . . . asa chotlud ┐ dobert l.¤ dar a agid, TBC-LL¹ 2495 . do-icc tar láma violates, disobeys : ticcedh thrá Suibhne tar lamha an chleirigh, BS 175.20 .

IV In phrases with preceding prep. (and freq. vb.):

(a) DI: ceb é tan no ghebhudh dia lámh fair `whensoever he should receive the eucharist from him', Lism. L. 2886 . rogab comaind ┐ sacarbaic do laim Tassaig espoic, IT i 22.2 . Of reception of viaticum: téit Comhgall docum nimhe . . . do laimh Ailbhe, Lism. L. 2883 . co nabail dia laimh (i.e. Mochuda) iar mbreith buadha o dhemhan ┐ ó dhomhan (i.e. he died after receiving viaticum from M.), BNnÉ 295.9 . sáeraid di lámaib liberates from : amail soersai Abram / de lamaib na Caldae, Fél. Ep. 456 . rosoirad in chathir di lamaib assar, Ml. 61d2 . See saeraid.

(b) DO: gaibid do (orig. di ?) láim undertakes : ro erb M. fris frestal na hatha. Ro gab-sum sin do laim undertook, Fél. Pref. 12.10 . ro ghabh do láim . . . athaghidh [in muilind], Lism. L. 1969 . rogab Cuipidh do laim o Uenir inni sin, Aen. 387 . do gab . . . Domnall . . . do laim é, Cog. 174.18 . gabhmaitne do laim iatsom `we shall take them in hands', Caithr. CC 63 . do gab du laim cin toidecht i n-agaid mac Ruaidri aris, Ann. Conn. 1225.17 . gabh do láimh i ló na héigne / . . . bheith ós ar gcionn mar chrann díona, PBocht 10.49 . sibh-se . . . gabas do láim an t-eolas who profess learning, Content. xviii 10. Note also: do ghabhadar do láimh dhó nách roichfeadh . . . tochradh a dtigearna tairsibh `they pledged themselves to him', ML 116.8 . rogab H. do láim ón tṡiair sein, LL 226b40 `accepted that charge', TTr. 707 . téit (do-icc) do láim goes to communion : oc techt do laim at the Communion, Thes. ii 254.14 (Stowe Missal). in tan na tiagar do láim dia domnaig, tiagar dia dhardaín ina dhegaid, Rule of Tallaght 15 . fecht n-aill do B. ic techt do Laim in epscuip quadam die accessit B. ut Eucharistiam sumeret de manu episcopi, Lat. Lives 84.15 . gab do lāim / cen tabairt ngotha ar fer ngráid / . . . lēic don churp bīs ina lāim, ACL iii 222.18 . ni dlegar escómlad cen dol do lāim (`without being shriven'), MacCongl. 23.9 . as mitidh a n-anmain De techt do laim `it is time . . . to go to communion', RC xxvi 374.11 = do thāed do lāim `for you to take food(?)', Ériu i 44.24 . ic techt do láim in epscuip (`confess'), Three Hom. 80.21 . téit . . . Gillas . . . do churp Crist annsin do laimh Brenainn, BNnÉ 84.14 . sacairt ic dol do laim celebrating mass, Grail 1326 .

(c) FO. In various uses with téit: téid an bhuidhen fó láimh `submitted', ALC ii 350.12 . otcondai[r]c . . . na hairberta móra sin do thecht fo laim lé Césair being undertaken, CCath. 2389 . gur bhó heiccen do . . . dul fa lámhaibh legh (of surgical operation), AFM vi 2232.21 . See síned. téit fo láim n-epscoip receives confirmation : ní thic comlāine in spirta nóim mane tē fó láim n-epscoip īar mbathus, Ériu i 218.24 . confirmatio, no dul fa laimh easpuig, Luc. Fid. 3688 . Cf. Siluestar ap na cathrach / eirg fo [a] laim ar is rathmar, Fél. 46.29 (where however penance may be intended).

fo láim in the power of, at the discretion of: baí sé seachtmuine ina othairlighe fo lamhaibh legh, AFM vi 2116.2 . tug Dia fád láimh féin lesúghadh do thabhairt uait nó gan a thabhairt, Mac Aingil 3521 . fuair bás fánar lámhaibh, TSh. 5591. Hence subordinate to: guibernōir ar leith fo lāimh in ierla uassa, Fl. Earls 96.14 . Of swearing : gebatsa a luige fó láim Chiaráin by C., LL 274a16 ( SG 416.5 ). lúghu fo láim rig Caisil `by the hand of', Leb. Cert. 70.3 .

(d) FOR. for láim x beside x: asber fris suide for láim Findabrach, TBC-I¹ 1532 ( LU 6001 ). robéosa fort láimsiu, Fél. Prol. 273 . fer buí for láim Airt, ZCP viii 310.7 . Cf. alaile for laim n-ainsedo `another agreeing with(?) the accustive', Ml. 23c21 . Hence of possession, control: nach raibh ar láimh ní fa nimh in his possession, A. Ó Dálaigh 1(50) 10 . do bhí ar a láimh é d'fheithimh it was in His power to watch it, PBocht 21.33 . a bailte móra ar a láimh, Rel. Celt. ii 182.14 . do-beir for láim places at the disposal of: dos bert for láim Eogain, IT i 81.20 . tug a' Gen. na caisléin an boili ┐ na braighde ar lāimh a' Ninntius, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 46.13 . an tan tug ar láimh na heaguilsi eochracha cengail ┐ sgaoilte cháich, Mac Aingil 179 . Note also: beir an dall ar láimh libh `take the blind man by the hand with thee', A. Ó Dálaigh vi 9. Of imprisonment: do cunnbhad ar laimh é gur fháguibh a dheic bhliaghna fichead d'aois, Rel. Celt. ii 162.21 . do bhi an ri san nam sin ar laimh aga naimhdibh .i. Parlameint Shagsan, 202.31 . Cf. dan-indnacht ar láim `by the hand', Blathm. 90 § 3.

(e) FRI. fri láim on behalf of, deputizing for: is e Niall . . . ro gab rigi nErenn . . . acht cheana is é Brian ba tuairgnid catha fri[a] laim side `in his stead', RC xxiv 180.7 . tigerna airthir Connacht fri lāimh a athar acting for his father, AFM ii 836. 10 . With difft. meaning: nochar gabhadh re lāimh T. T. was unassailable, ZCP viii 225.2 . nech padh calmai fri laim imbertai cloidib when it came to swordplay, RC xii 72.22 .

(f) I: gaib id lāim mo fāesam airtho undertake, TBC-I¹ 409. i láim captive, subservient (to): i láimh atú i ttalmhain, Dán Dé xii 7 . minic mē a láim acc dreasaibh, KMMisc. 352 § 7. do marbad U. isin lam-sin `captivity', Ann. Conn. 1270.7 . mé mar bhráighid bhíos i láimh, Dán Dé iii 32 . Aedh . . . do bí illiamh (leg. illáimh) sa chaislén, AU ii 466.18 . grádh mná 'ga bhfuilim i láimh, Dánta Gr. 8.5 . is fiacha i láimh / na féich ar a bhfuil admháil as good as paid, L. Cl. A. B. 162.13 . do thuaslucud chimmeda bai illāim oc ríg qui erat in vinculis apud regem, Lat. Lives 80.11 . Also in pl.: ro gabad annsin Marcus Crasus, ┐ tucad il-lámhaibh é docum airechta na Partecdha, CCath. 136. Also with gen.: cá láimh ataí, a rioghain? I láimh Anadail mic Rí Conchend . . . ar sí, ITS v 54.8 . tugas grádh éagmhaise d'Eoin . . . / 'na láimh tharla an rí [dá] réir `he can make the Lord obey him', PBocht 27.1 . caide . . . an bean i rroibe mo mac sa laim (na laim, v.l.), TTebe 2125 . tuc i lláim Michil . . . in imerci sin, Ériu iv 118 § 36 . With same meaning: a leith a lámh bítt na mná so [do]gres `are always obedient to her', Maund. 135.

In extended sense: ón bhan-óigh do bheith im láimh / budh dáigh breith ar anóir [uainn] my winning regard is likely, the Virgin being on my side, Dán Dé xxiii 39 . do bhí sise im láimh gach laoi she has always been by my side, 40 . beid go luinneach im láimh thall `shall be active for me' (of saints), xxv 69 .

(g) IMM: atbert int aingel friu ni de min do chummisc doib ar an im . . . arna toitsitis an aes penda immallama die on their hands, Mon. Tall. 73.

(h) SECH: léim sech láim false leap(?) LL 307a12 ( SG 386.23 ). nichat léicfider sech láim (of a sword) thou wilt not be laid aside, RC xx 12 § 21 . ná léicetsom sech láimh neglect, LL 301a48 ( SG 373.y ). ? conralta dibh sech laim, Anecd. ii 63.10 .

(i) TAR: tar láim. In oaths by: dar láimh do chinn ┐ do choise, Gadelica i 44.302 . dar láimh Moling, Ó Bruad. i 54 § 5 . tar láma(ib) in spite of: ro chongaibh an Breifne gan baoghlucchadh tar lamhaibh a chomharsan, AFM v 1804.15 . Legal: i slanuibh dochuaidh an duine . . . ┐ tar a lama tecar . . . tiachtain tara lamuibh, O'Curry 393 ( H 3.18, 220a ). tiachtan fo'n cundrad tar do láma `in violation of thy security', Laws v 508.16 Comm . is e dogab Eirinn dar lamaib Chormuic uí Chuinn (ni th[ar] a lamhaib dogab uair fa gilla og Cormac an tan sin), CGSH § 142 n. k-k​ .

V Adv. phrases. a láim i láim from hand to hand : á tinnacul a llaim hillaim, Ml. 96d6 . l.¤ (láim) ar láim equally balanced : dá mbeith an ní láimh ar láimh / idir Eoghan is Conn cáidh, Content. xviii 35. Also: comhraicis Iollann ar a' traigh / Maghnus lamh ar laimh `hand to hand', Duan. F. ii 326 § 31 . d'óenláim together, unanimously : d'oen láim, LL 296b30 . érgit slúaig Ulad innáig / ┐ a n-ardrí d'oenláim, 299a1 ( SG 368.1 ). nach maithfidhe le Dia dháibh / go ria a n-aithrighe d'énláimh, O'Gr. Cat. 467.4 . fo láim secretly: co ndechaid fein as fo laim, Ann. Conn. 1278.6 . maidhm for Maghnus dana ┐ é fén do dul [as] fo laim `secretly effected his escape', AFM iii 452.17 . gabais reime fó láim for lergaib in tsléibe `privily', SG 381.2 ( RC xiii 92.20 ). l.¤ fri láim side by side : in cailli selga noghabhdais dosreathdais 'na uirtimcill lamh fria laim, Marco P. 89. Note also: lecit sírthi fo cricha na Camandi ┐ in lamh ag aroile dhibh `keeping near one another', Marco P. 10 . (ó) láim do (co) láim one and all : do chuala a chloinn láimh do láimh, DDána 46.10 . leis na haingle ó láimh go láimh, 38.20 . tucsam lughi lámh do láimh / fian meic Cumuill einechnair, Acall. 1443 . l.¤ tar láim: do chuirsead fós lámh tar láimh clú a bh-feadhma ar fud an domhain `upon all hands', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 374.17 .

cacha láma (láime) on either side : secht cumala gacha laime go tri nonbura, Laws iv 234.9 . annam lend aithled cecha lama itiaid-siu, LL 286b15 . Gall faoi ┐ Gall gacha láimhe dhó, Ériu i 87.14 . gadaidhe gach láimhe leis, Dán Dé xx 24 . breac beó gacha lámha leis / dála an dá eó nír indeis, IGT Decl. ex. 2135. Cf. in literal sense: do bheredh cend gacha láma would take a head in either hand, Caithr. Thoirdh. 75.30 .

In nn. pr.: Lām-fri-hēc, Mug láma, see Corp. Gen. Lámh Ghábhaid, Cóir Anm. 280 . L.¤ Luath, Acall. 7476. Cf. Lám áed `hand Aed' (as nickname), Trip. 200.7 .

COMPDS. With nouns: ¤aire, see separate article. ¤anart napkin : teagh budh lonnraighe lámhanart, Studies 1924, 244 § 22 . ¤arm, used of small weapon which a warrior took to bed with him for use in emergency: lámh-arm gach laoich ar a leabaidh, ML 76.10 . ¤brat: lambrat gl. mantile, Sg. 172a3 . gl. gausape, 128a1 , 3 . ¤bréit towel : nipsa lambreid lamhglanta, Anecd. ii 60.7 . ¤bró handquern: ni meath log-einech ar ithlaind ┐ lambroin, Laws v 88.11 Comm . ¤chartad ` masturbation ' O'Dav. 1474 . in sesmac pectac imorro le lamhcartad dogeibh a toil, BCrólige 29 . ¤chlaideb: cen arm occaib . . . acht lamcloidmi becca bidis ina lamaib, BB 439b2 . ¤chloc: iseal a treoir in tan is lamclog (gl. aistreóir), Laws v 22.8. Comm . ¤chloch: gebid lamhcloich do lár thalman dar bo lán a glac, TBC-LL¹ 1181 . ¤chomart clapping of hands in grief, lamentation : darindidar lam-chomairt mor ┐ nual-guba dearmair, YBL 147b8 . lámchomairt . . . ┐ basghari do mathrechaib, LB 141a3 . lamcomairt .i. basgaire, O'Dav. 1193 . oenach ina lamcomarthae in quo ignis ┐ tonitru similitudine die judicii. ind lamhcomart hi feil Michel dianepred in tene di nim, AU i 240.1 - 2 (A.D. 771) = AFM i 370.15 . in chantaicc Solomon ┐ ind Lámchomairt libuir Ieremiae Book of Lamentations, Hib. Min. 26 § 186. ¤chongnam: gan lāmh-chongnamh ar doman, Fl. Earls 72.15 . ¤chor: lámhchara .i. lamhchora .i. cur láimhe ar ní, O'Cl. (cf. BB 419a25 below). corugud (sic leg.) cach cuaille iar n-uachtar, ┐ lamcur doib co nach urfaema in (sic leg.) talam `they are pushed down by the hand', Laws iv 112.11 . dorinne lamhchur air laying on of hands, Keat. iii 1603 . ¤chorrán: rolá . . . lāmhcorrán iarnaidhi [uada] d'fastudh na luinge `grappling-irons' CCath. 2083 . ¤chrann. Of part of a harp: olc a l. olc a corr, Measgra D. 7.121 . ¤chruit: a lámh-chruit do leiséaghuinn, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 115 § 12 . ¤déraigthe (cf. 1 dérgud). In phr. ar feis leptha ┐ láimdéraighthe in cohabitation : do berdais a ndaermná (sic leg.) ar feis lepta ┐ láimhdhéraidhthi daib, ZCP viii 545.21 = TBC-LL¹ 1738 - 40 . is and sin ro ḟaietar (sic leg.) in lánamain sin ar feis leaptha ┐ láimhdheraighthi, Acall. 821. Cf. 7842 . ¤día household god, idol : tuc lea lámdeo á athar (of Rachel), SR 3016 . beir leat t'athair Anachis ┐ do mac ┐ do bean ┐ do laimdea, Aen. 578 . tabhraidh láimhdhia chugaibh, ┐ adhraidh dhó, Keat. i 142.43 . ¤dóe (dóit): lámdoti na laechraidi, LL 235a22 ( TTr. 1345 ). ¤écht: an t-iarla ó Lúcan . . . / triath is iomdha láimhéachta, Ó Bruad. iii 144.z . ¤fheidm manual effort : tar lám-fheadhmannaib na laoch, ML 46.26 . ¤ḟile: Feidhlime Ruadh . . . / gá togha is dírighe do luadh gach láimhfhile poet with a patron(?), Hackett² 43.4 . ¤ḟrestal: láimhfhreastal sámhghasda saoitheadh, Hackett² 28.234 . ¤ḟritheolad: do láimh-fritheoladh Choncubhair `to deal with C.,' CRR² 82.x . ¤gaí: gur tholl an lamh-gai an luireach, MR 286.1 . ¤gésca twig : lamgesca mora, RC x 74.3 . ¤glanad: lambreit lamghlanta, Anecd. ii 60.17 . ¤glés wringing of hands : mor lámchomart ┐ láimglés . . . fógensat cumala, Alex. 389 . ro crochtha oca he isin laimgles doroindi, YBL 172b18 = SG 74.4 . ¤lecc: imbertside na lamlecca foraib, LU 4966 ( TBC-I¹ 479 ). ¤nert: re cumas láimhneirt, Oss. iii 264.14 . ¤maide: na soighde, ┐ na lámhmhaideadha, Ezekiel xxxix 9. ¤raite by-road, secondary road : madh for laimraitib beacaib, is i nde randait, CIH v 1549.37 . lamraiti .i. iter di sligid 'by-road, i.e. between two highways' EIF 538 . See also ¤rót(a) below. ¤ rinda: lamrinda nó luathrinda .i. ligatura inter diversas picturas gl. plectas ( 1 Kings vii 29 ), Thes. i 1.30 . See lúathrinde. ¤rót(a) (? properly ¤raite, perh. confused with 1 rót, rota) by-road: lamróta .i. iter da ṡligid, Thr. Ir. Gl. 38 = lāmrotae, Corm. Y 1082 = lomrottea, laimroitea, Corm. Bodl. 36.38 . lamhrod .i. ród láimh le ród eile, O'Cl. mad for rot mor . . . mad for laim raitib becaib, O'Curry 2004 ( H 4.22, 31 ). ¤scaíled manumission: mic mhuinntire, ar nach déantar lámhsgaoileadh, TSh. 5121 . ¤scíath small shield : tú ar láimh-sgiath lá an ghuasochta, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 4. trí chéud láimhsciath, 1 Kings x 17 . ¤scor: gursad . . . lúthmhar ar lámsgor `till our hand teams are . . . spirited', CRR² 62.12 . ¤smacht: na mic nach bí sgaoilte ó lámh-smacht a n-aithreach, TSh. 5122 . ¤thapadh: tuc in t-iarla lamtapadh laechda . . . fora cloidim, ZCP vi 274.32 . As name of Conall Cernach's shield: Lamthapad Conaill Chernaig, LL 12508. ¤thargair .i. oirchi beg no mesan `i.e. a small hound or lapdog', O'Dav. 1153. Cf. lamtairrṅgir, O'D. 2226 ( Nero A vii, 152b ). ¤thoca. As comic n. pr. Lonidh mac Lamthoca, Anecd. ii 55.x , perh. for ¤thoccad. ¤thomus lit. hand-measurement : tugador dhá fhorghomh . . . do na leabhar-armaibh lámh-thómais with their weapons at arm's length(?), ML 136.7 . ¤thorad handiwork, what is produced by weaving, sewing, etc. as opposed to frithgnam: abras . . . .i. lamt[h]orud inailte, Corm. Y 90 . ben lamtoruid `a woman of profitable handicraft', BCrólige 31 . leath do mnai a etach no lamtorad snithiu handiwork consisting of spun material (of what is due to a woman when separating from husband), Laws ii 372.15 . See Thurn., ZCP xv 340 - 1 . See also sníthe. As comicn. pr.: Lenn ingen Lamthora (Lamthoraid v.l.), Anecd. ii 56.2 . ¤thúag: lámtuag gl. hoc manuale, Ir. Gl. 857 . ¤thort. Fig. of warrior: lamtort n-irgala uae beolaig Bressail, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 22 § 2 . meic Labradha lamhtort n-irghalach, LL 393a54 .

With adjj. (many of the follg. are applied to individuals as sobriquets). ¤daith nimble-handed . Of Cú Chulainn: an lāmdhait[h], Fianaig. 42.y . ¤derg: Lugaid lámderg, MacCarthy 176 § 6 . RC xx 136.20 . Frequ. of Leinster and Leinstermen: ri coicid lámdeirg Lagen, CRR 26.7 . DDána 100.26 . ¤des: Loarn laimdheas, Todd Nenn. cv.z . As n. pr. = Manus Dextera, Reeves Ad. 136.z . ¤dóitech. As comic n. pr.: Lámdóiteach mac Lethircind `Wristy-hand', MacCongl. 77.22 . ¤échtach: Mac Lugach [lámechtach], Acall. 227 . re Lúghaidh lámhéachtaicc Lágha, Flower Cat. 401.z . ¤ḟíal: ó C[h]orc . . . lāimhf[h]īal, Ériu ix 177.4 . ¤ḟind: Lugóir . . . lámfind, LL 2428. As n. pr. Láimhḟionn is Lámhghlas, Keat. ii 523 . ¤ḟota: is hé . . . leithinchind lamfota, TBC-LL¹ 5400. In n.pr. Lug(aid) Lámḟota: airemh Logha Lamhfoda for na Fomhoraibh, TBC St. 570. As nickname: Osbrit lamfota, BDD 116 . ¤gel: Lughach laimgheal, Duan. F. ii 72 § 22. Fiachaidh láimh-gheal, ML 86.24 . ¤garb: Mani L., RC xiv 426.10 = xxiv 276.16 . ¤gerrtha: laochraidh láimh-ghearrtha, TSh. 6610 . ¤glan: a degmic lāmglain Lūachāin, BColm. 50.17 . ¤glas: Láimhḟionn is Lámhghlass, Keat. ii 523 . ¤grod: go lámh-ghrod dian, Oss. iv 132.22 . ¤idan: d'Aengus Laimhiodhan, Anecd. ii 37 § 2 . ¤licthe: nadh bi lamlicthi (of a food-rent), O'Curry 880 ( H 3.18, 393b ). ¤nertmar: go m-biadh sé láimhneartmhar go leor, Oss. iii 268.19 . ¤rúad: Lugaid Lamruad, RC xx 136.24 . ¤thapaid: ina laem loinrech lasamain lamthapaid, Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . go leidhmheach lámhtapaidh, AFM vi 2072.15 . ¤thenn: fear láimh-theann, Oss. iv 110.2 . ad lamchara laímhtheanna . . . bar trenmilídh, BB 419a25 .

With vb. gaibid in artificial formation: nondalámgaba gl. mancipare, Ml. 43a2 .

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