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aigre

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Forms: eigre

n f. also eigre = aigred: aigri nā legat fria loscad ` iceblocks (ice?) which melt not for heat (of hell)', ZCP xii 296.30 . do bisib eaga .i. do cuisni heigri, Trip. xlvii 26 . do bhrígh na hoidhre, Job vi 16 . teilgidh sé amach a leac oidhre, Psalms xvi 17 .

2 art

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Forms: a.

n expld. in glossaries as stone: a.¤ .i. cloch nō leac ligi cuius diminutiu[um] artēne .i. cloichēne, Corm. Y 26 . a.¤ .i. aill, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 1 (reading of BB). fúigfe an lása é 'na Art / acht grása Dé 's a dhaonnacht (pun on the name Art), L. Cl. A. B. 243.11 . a.¤ solid, strong, stout, a stone . Also dim. airtine pebble , P. O'C. Note also compds. artchaireal or artchailéar a quarry or stone pit . artghaineam stony sand, coarse gravel , P. O'C. Note also (perh. merely an inference from anart): crúaid `a.¤' a ṡenainm go fír is `anart' ainm do mhaoithmhín, Metr. Gl. 15 § 34 . a.¤ ┐ anart cruaid ┐ maoth, O'Mulc. 56 .

astud

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Forms: astad, astád, astúd, astód

u, m. vn. of ad-suidi. Also astad, astád, astúd, astód. IGT Verbs § 64 , § 106 .

(a) act of holding back, detaining, keeping (in a place): cen nach n-a.¤ gl. sine ullo . . . adpensu, Ml. 15a15 . a.¤ gl. qui non digni aliquo aestimantur adpensu, 15c4 . in Satan aridralastar insin dot astad etir tuaid `to detain thee among the laity', Ériu ii 222.6 . dodechoid . . . inna diaid día a.¤ , Trip.² 2682 . Ui Neill ic triall a thabarta do A., Ulaid occa a.¤ occu, 3015 . ata-roí a n-astod (astód v.l., LU 6793 ), BDD² 308 . cen caemachtain astada, Laws v 468.32 Comm. rogabastár éssi astuda a ech, LU 6398 . ic arichill astuda na laédeṅg, LL 236a26 ( TTr. 1425 ). rogabh gá astadh a brat she took to holding him by his cloak, BS 6 . fastod na fola mista 'suppression of the menstrues' Ériu x 148 § 4 . Of holding back an enemy: a mbī ēcmacht / hūë nAirt a.¤ / ar cūl cāich / ni bu tlāith fri catha castud, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 39 § 6 . ? gabul asta echtranda, Laws iv 38.15 . astúd rurech, LU 4755 (TBC). ac trena.¤ fer ṅ-hErend, TBC-LL¹ 3195 . ? cachain in dail n-asdadha do Gaidelaib: gebat foss findgrinde (sung by Lóch who had undertaken to ward off the Fomorians), RC xii 102 § 141 . Of retaining, keeping (in service): do a.¤ inna filed . . . ar robas ica n-innarba (sic leg.), LU 300 (ACC) (corresponding to fastódh na bhfileadh, Keat. iii 1453 ). Note also: cia bet . . . carru . . . / oc breth imerge . . . / is astadh doib in aidchi sin / dia mberther bo cach aicme do rig `they may rest for that night', Laws i 136.6 .

(b) act of fixing, establishing: ni ar far n-a.¤ i n-ógi gl. [porro autem ad utilitatem uestram dico] non ut laqueum uobís ineiciam (iniiciam, 1 Corinth. vii 35 ) to bind you to celibacy, Wb. 10b14 . do asdud pectho . . . foir gl. adversus prespiterum accusationem noli recipere, to convict him of sin, 29a15 . astad caich in[a] sochar ┐ ina dochar `binding of all to their good and bad contracts', Laws i 50.30 . ni conberedh breth . . . gin teora ailche astudha cacha breithe, 24.23 Comm. is i cetna leac astuga cacha sealbha .i. is e in cetna ni amail lic astus dilsi caca feraind, v 498.8 , 500.2 Comm. ? ni fulangar cuccai go tairi no ast— uadh fri laim brithi in laa sin, Anecd. iii 24.1 . rucus oenfer do a.¤ for diis one binds (proves) against two (Thurn.), ZCP xv 327 § 19 ( xvi 221 ). rucside deichenbur ar fhichit dá fastud `to bind him in his rights', Ériu xi 48.2 . dligid āi a.¤ , Anecd. iii 14.z . ferr a.¤ (astúd v.l.) amaires certainty is better than doubt, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 15.27 . co nastudh sualach, Lism. L. 2460 . do astad a císa ┐ a righi ar eigin foruib, RC xii 74 § 50 . a asdadh i n-aen .i. in trefocal, Auraic. 1027 . a asdadh a ndeichthe `its establishment' (of alphabet), 1022 .

Cf. fastód, fostad, aitside, astaithe, astaigthe.

béicced

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vn. of béiccid. act of shouting, crying out, roaring, etc.: dul fo eghem ┐ beciud cry (of distress, `i.e. following the hue and cry', Plummer MS. notes), Anecd. iii 22.7 . ēgem . . . .i. capra .i. béced doni bleating, Corm. Y 542. na denad beicida `let him not . . . shout', Rosa Angl. 242.18 . ro-ss-lēic [in leac oigridh] bēiceadh . . . ōs aird, Fl. Earls 56.18 . gol-gháire, búdhaire, béiceadh (of sounds of lamentation), TSh. 6539. In compds.: co closs in bladhbhéced sin ilmílti for cach leth `loud clamour' (of a trumpet), Stair Erc. 174. la torrainnbeicedh a ttrompadh ┐ a ttapúr `loud braying' (Gloss.), Hugh Roe² 176.x . ro clos búireadh-bhéiceadh na mbóthainteadh, AFM vi 2016.15 .

3 cert

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n in phr. c.¤ ḟuine (compd. certḟuine ?): ceartḟuine `a baking implement', Laws iv 8.23 .i. . . . in ní for a certaigenn a fuine leo, 10.23 Comm. certfuine .i. in leac ara ndentar in fuine, ut est losat criathar certfhuine, O'Dav. 526 . Perh. cooking-stone, hearthstone , see 1 cerd, cerdchae. ceartfuine .i. sabhal na tri pés .i. maidi na tri cos, ut est (citing Laws iv 8.23 ), O'Curry 2067 ( H 4.22, 67 ).

doícce

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n (ícc) state of being incurable, poor health: ruc[us] cau[i]s dohícce do mnaī torraig legal grounds of ill health, ZCP xv 322 § 15 , see xvi 219 . leac doíce no diíce, 217.x . (see Mar. Dis. 32 § 10 ).

druim(m)

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Forms: Druim, Druim, dromma, droma, drommo, dromo, ndruimm, drummai, drummaib, drumbaibh, drommaib, dromaim, dromand, drommand, dromanna, druim, Druim

n i, n. n s. Druim nAssail, LL 202a1 . Druim nDían, Metr. Dinds. i 40 . g s. dromma, Ml. 51a8 . droma, AU 721 . drommo, Ardm. 17a2 ( Thes. ii 239.1 ); Fél. May 21 . dromo, AU 728 . d s. i ndruimm , Ardm. 17a2 . a p. drummai, Ml. 26c8 . 100b2 . See GOI 191 , 193 . d p. drummaib, 135d5 . drumbaibh, AU 519 . drommaib, SR 5560 . In Mid.Ir. somet. as n-stem: d s. dromaim, Lec. 42a18 . a p. dromand, Gild. Lor. 171 . drommand, LU 1486 . Later Mid.Ir. n a p. dromanna. druim m., IGT Decl. § 41 , f., § 149 .

I back: gl. dorsum, Ir. Gl. 745 ; Ml. 44a16 , 135d5 (cf. Psalms cxxviii 3 ). tergum, 26c8 , 44a18 ; Gild. Lor. 171 . Back of men or animals: lorc dromma gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 . bai Dauid 's a druim fri fraig, SR 6053 . ní fil druim neich díb fri araile, FA § 12 . cēt plagbemend dar a drúm, PH 1170 . ro cenglatar a láma iarna druim, 2213 . berait Hectoir . . . isin Troe ┐ a druim reme, LL 238b3 ( TTr. 1599 ). a ndromanna rompu, Todd Nenn. 72.20 . claideb . . . iarna thaeb-druimm, TBC-LL¹ 5389 = iarna formna, TBC-I¹ 3276 . claideb iarna cinddruim across his shoulders, 3189 . gur bris a droim dont sháthudh sin, ZCP vi 34.32 . cia . . . frisa laefidis a n-ochta nó frisa saefidis a ndromand (ndromanna, v.l.), CCath. 2684 . techt do leth in droma docum na Cristaidhi to come on the C. from the rear, Fier. 4 . tangadar do leith a ndrumann chuca, AFM iii 320 . do dibraig faga a leith da druim do, TTebe 1016 . laeighi an droma lying on the back, 23 P 10, 3a20 (med.). ar druim ech ṅdond, MU² 442 . fráech a droma (of a boar), Fianaig. 66.19 . dromanna (of animals served up at a feast), Metr. Dinds. i 26 . Transf. of a river (compared to a pers. carrying a burden): ni beir Luimnech for a d.¤ | marban i n-nōi ba fiú do, AFM 661 = Bruchst. i 41 § 96 . Fig.: Banbha do brisiodh a druim 'Ireland's back has been broken', Giolla Brighde 52 § 43 (on death of Maoileachlainn Ó Domhnaill). is and romeabaid a d.¤ isin domun intan dorochair Memnon the world's back was broken, i.e. the world collapsed, BB 488a19 ( IT ii2 95.15 , Alex.). Of a building : mur dhruim thempail dá thógbháil, IGT Decl.ex. 750 . d.¤ fri lias a pent-house, shed in Laws Comm.: druim fri lias laegh `a calf-shed ', Laws i 64.22 , 92.10 , 208.21 . im elodh druma fri lias, 220.11 . Of eyelids : a cur ar dhruim na sūl (of a medicament), 23 K 42, 351.5 .

II By extension back, surface (flat or convex): ar dhruim dhomain, BS 82 . ar dhruim an domhain, TSh. 2659 . ar druim na talmhan, Acts xvii 26 . dar druim machuire maghtsleibhi, Grail 2387 . breth ar díabul úas druim den, Ériu iv 136.1 (printed as n.loc. .i. tuas for neamh, L., cf. druimden .i. in firmuiment, O'Mulc. 349 ). ar dhruim na huaighe, TSh. 5734 . gáir peinn di dromaib duillenn the scratch of a pen from leaves (of a book), MacCongl. 197 , cf. O'Mulc. 815 , ZCP ix 167 . fa dhruim leac under a flag-stone (tombstone), Ó Bruad. ii 130 . d.¤ sgéith convex face of a shield (?), KMMisc. 168 .

III ridge, usually of elevated ground; hill: ar druim Droma Damghaire, Ériu iv 222.12 . trí drommanna hÉrenn, D.¤ Fingín, etc., Triads 51 . um na tri dromandaib as deach bai a nErinn, RC xvi 165 . oc imtecht ind fhid-dromma, LU 3768 ( SCC § 34 ). cosna fiddromandaib Partecda, TTebe 696 . i slebtib ┐ dromaib ┐ díthreba, Alex. 392 . tar druim Breatan, Keat. iii 2283 = trans Dorsum Britaniae (a range of hills betw. shires of Perth and Argyle), CS 713 . Common in place-names with follg. gen., see Hog. Onom. Transf. of ridge, crest of a wave: tógbhaid uisgeadha aigianta . . . 'na ndromannaibh diana, TSh. 2073 . Of a sword-blade: claideb . . . cét nathrach n-óir iarna druim, Metr. Dinds. iii 122 . Fig. (as allegorical n.pr. m.): Druim Suithe `Ridge of science', RC xvi 277 ( Dinds. § 160 ), cf. druimne.

Hence, in Ogham, techn. term for the ridge or solid angle from which letters were drawn; see Auraic. 947 , 986-90 .

IV In prep. and adv. phrases.

(a) d.¤ ar d.¤ one above (after) another, in succession: secht clāir druim ar druim, Marco P. 145 . fuaras mór corp druimm ar druimm, Anecd. i 36 . dochuaid certga C. tres na tri sciathaib druim ar druim, MR 152.16 . na techta druim ar druim uaidh, CCath. 3320 . secht ccatha dóibh druim ar druim, ZCP viii 224.4 ; Ériu iv 222.17 . ionann chaoinid druim ar dhruim | eoin is ceathra, Arch. Hib. i 84 § 14 . glóir an domhnāin, druim ar dhruim 'constantly' Celtica iv 112 § 6 .

(b) d.¤ tar d.¤ (tar ais) upside down, topsy-turvy: dorochair in drolmach . . . dochuaid druimm dar druimm, Lat. Lives 80 = druim thar ais, Lism. L. 1516 . ro chuir cend dar cend ┐ druimm dar ais miassa na monotóri, PH 4393 . an long d'impodh druim tar ais, ZCP vi 294.20 . claochlodh, gluasacht ┐ neithe druim ar ais things topsy-turvy, Corp. Astron. 112.9 . Backwards: do theilgis mo ráitte-se druim tar ais (= proiecisti retrorsum), TSh. 1596 .

(c) ar d.¤ following, in succession (addition) to: co maithfidh [Dia] do chinta duitt do torad na faisidi ar druim na torrsi, Lib. Flav. i 21vb21 . tri gepta ar druim a cheile three gates one behind the other, Fl. Earls 78.31 . do bhí ar dhruim a dhúthchasa `in the succession to his patrimony', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 170.6 . a leanmuin ar a ndruim closely pursuing them, Rel. Celt. ii 194.30 . go mbí Dia ar dhruim na druinge do-ní an t-ithiomrádh, TSh. 7278 .

(d) de (do) d.¤ on account of, by means of: do druim do leanna-sa, TBC-LL¹ p. 21 n. 5 . do druim a doirre on account of her wrath, Metr. Dinds. iii 56 . do dhruim degretha by dint of hard running, SG 283.29 . ród na haithrighe de dhruim na faoisdine, Eochairsg. 88.24 . do dhruim aontuighthe don olc by consenting, TSh. 7030 . do dhruim coinghill upon certain conditions, AFM vi 2176 . Away from, off from: cuirther iad do druim a ttire ┐ a n-uile maithesa they are driven from, iv 1018 ; v 1338 . teilgidh do dhruim a mheanman gach bagar he casts from his mind, TSh. 1943 . le saothrughadh na n-ealadhan go nach cuirfeadh bochtacht d'á ndruim iad, Keat. i 72.6 .

(e) fo-ceird (cuirid), do-beir d.¤ fri abandons, abjures, renounces (for lit. sense cf. Ml. 44a19 ): doralsat a ndruim ro Dia, Rawl. 79b20 . cuireas Niall . . . a dhruím riúm, KMMisc. 366.22 . cuir-si druim red' baistedh, Fier. 55 . do chuir druim re dubhailcibh ┐ tugsad ucht ar aithrighe, Eochairsg. 103.17 . gur chuireadar Romhánaigh druim ré teacht had refused to come, Keat. ii 6093 . druim re hIosa . . . tucc ant ōglach, ZCP xii 381.4 . tucsat . . . a ndruim fri daeine (i.e. have died), vi 265 § 19 . nā tabrad a druim fria Ríg, BColm. 100.20 . Similarly d.¤ láime, see lám. With vb. omitted: druim re deman he shunned the devil, ACL iii 306 § 5 . aged re Dia, druim re mnai, § 8 . druim re díomus, BNnÉ 282.30 . ba druim re saegul leisan ḟein giving up hope of life, CF 631 . eacht go ndeacha druim re béas `contrary to good manners', Ó Bruad. ii 44 . cūis droma ris gach nduine, 3 C 13, 833.9 . a druimm fri sognímaib! thou who turnest thy back on good deeds, PH 8227 . a druim re seisi, IT iii 93 .

Compds.

(a) With adj. ¤derg: díglaib demnib drumdergaib, SR 5656 . secht [m]bliadna déc druimderga years of slaughter (?), Lec. 51a15 . ¤dil: fon talmain d., 3 C 12, 192.16 . ¤lethan broadbacked: ech drúimlethan, FB § 47 . damh druim-leathan, Ériu viii 139.18 . ¤remor (of a pig), Fianaig. 54.19 . Loch Munremuir | dremuin dromremuir daingin, LL 7a6 .

(b) With subst. ¤den, O'Mulc. 349 , see II above. ¤iall a strap passed over the back (top) of something: of a caul, Oss. iii. 126 , 128 . ¤lerg: for druimleirg in talman, TFerbe 86 . ¤lethar ` back-leather ', CCath. 5207 , 5227 . ¤lia: dromlia tombstone , Ó Bruad. ii 114 . ¤rith (mod.) hasty retreat, Ó Bruad. iii 154 . ? ¤scoilt. As n.pr. gen. co trī macaib Dromscailt mic D., TBC-I¹ 3030 . ¤scríbinn (mod.) `superscription', envoy (of a poem), Ó Bruad. ii 226 . ¤script id., iii 28 . ¤ṡelg ` back-spleen ': in druimṡeilg (gl. dorsum), Gild. Lor. 172 . ¤ṡlat: co drum[ṡ]lait ridge-beam (of Noah's Ark, cf. MacCarthy 14 ), SR 2454 . Of the cornice of an altar (?): deil telchinni . . . fri torgbáil na drumslaite, 4272 , 4277 , 4283 , cf. LB 120b and Exodus xxx 4 . co tuidmib na drumslaite (of the Tabernacle? But perh. of the altar, cf. Numbers iv 26 ), 4892 = dromṡlati, LB 123a37 . ¤thimchell, of the raised rim of a shield, Aen. 1959 .

(c) With vb., in purely locative sense: doidi arna ndruimgerradh `arms . . . shortened to the back' (hands slashed on the back?), CF 733 . dóide dromghonta, TSh. 6614 . ón ngairm do dhruimléanuigh na dreama sin crippled , Ó Bruad. iii 22 .

1 fáen

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Forms: faenmharbha, fáencless, foenchless, b[f]aencleasa, faenligibh, faenmharbaid

adj o-ā

(a) prostrate, supine, lying on one's back, of persons: co mboí fáen fortarsnu isind áth ina ligu, LU 6199 = TBC-I¹ 1714 . folcad faen do, ar nach aiced a scath i n-uisce that he should lie on his back when bathing Laws i 72.30 . rosléic faen for a lummain, MacCongl. 25.16 (see n. p. 137 ). loigid in t-ot[h]ar faon, Rosa Angl. 244.6 . Of the dead: ocus Eocho Airem fáen | arna marbad do Mórmáel, LU 2821 . Keat. ii 5474 . a muinter Ard Macha ... | ga tá mac na flatha fáen, ACL iii 305.1 . da farg[b]ais Aed Findliath fóen | i cath Odba na n-ardróen, RC xx 11.10 . rofarccbhadh fáen ina lighe, AFM vi 2132.13 . cuirp faena | beit i Crinna cin chaema, SG 321.24 . Of a vessel, upright : Coire Goiriath, is é-side gainethar fóen i nduiniu 'the Cauldron of Goiriath, it is that which is generated upright in a person', Ériu xxxii 64 § 5 . toi lethaig foin fris ... (foen LB). ... .i. toi lossait faon fris .i. fon tairr ... turn the losset flat Corm. Y 825 = (toi lethaig foin fris .i. fon tairr, Bodl.). ól a lestor foen from a shallow (?) vessel ACL iii 306.5 . mag find-lethan fóen level Metr. Dinds. iii 236.3 . cid fóen a airm, 276.19 . Of weapons levelled for attack: slega faena, MR 154.20 (cf. faen-sleg below). Of hands or arms laid flat, outstretched (esp. in prayer): dothaegat ind aingil ar a cind alláma fóena, RC xxi 380.16 ( LU 1386 ). da slechtain déc ┐ lama foena fri Dia i trathaib an lai, RC xv 489.6 . cf. cusna dernannaib (.i. crosfigell) faena, Ériu ii 227 § 3 . Dia do adhradh ... | lāmhuibh fāenaibh, ZCP viii 198.22 . tái do lám go faen ale ... ┐ tesc na tilcha stretch out thy hand TBC-LL¹ 6017 . Of a kneeling posture: agus é faon ar a ghlúinibh, Keat. iii 954 . Fig.: is cóir do chach co raput faen fúthib sin subject to them (righteous rulers) PH 4068 . fuirseóir fáen `sprawling buffoon' Metr. Dinds. i 26.165 (cf. fáen-chliar below). Of a steep (?) hill: is ar écin ro ascnaidis na hoicc fa n-armgaisced ┐ in cnoc d'faen forra `a hill that sloped upon them' CCath. 2310 adversoque acies in monte supina | Haeret, Luc. Phars. iv 38 . fóenaib foessaib .i. fo sinibh na mbo, O'Curry 1476 .

(b) weak, ineffectual, void: deich mbliadna i flaithius nar fóen, Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 29 ( LL 185a15 ). ba faen falam Mag Luirg uli o sin amach (i.e. after a grievous `crech'), Ann. Conn. 1315 § 13 . atá si folamh ┐ fáon ┐ na fásach void Nahum ii 10 . don tsruthan ḟ.¤ ḟoglas ` sluggish ' Metr. Dinds. iv 200.65 .

Cf. ná fógraid, faoin, flatha, Ériu xiii 16.35 .

Compds. With adj.: ¤buillech dealing prostrating blows (?): dar cach féice fóenbuillech `slant-smiting stay of battle' (pole levelled for the charge?) Metr. Dinds. iii 234.22 . ¤chas: faonchas (of hair) hanging in curls or lying in sleek waves (?) Keat. Poems 66 . ¤derg: fer foenderg laid low in blood (?) Acall. p. 329.7 . ¤gel level-white: ferund faengeal, BB 272b30 . ¤glas: ar fótaib faenglasa smooth green turf Acall. 1566 n . ¤lag weak and prostrate: atáimsi féin faonlag feosach, Keat. Poems 181 . ¤marb, ¤marbtha stretched dead: pl. faenmharbha, MR 308.13 . buidhne ... faonmharbhtha, ML 134.25 . With subst.: ¤bél: (a) liss aurslocthi búirg fáenbéla lying open (?) LU 8715 ( FB 53 ). (b) robadh faoinbhél fotharsna ro hiomchradh ar a eoch é `with his face downwards' (of a corpse) AFM v 1778.11 . ¤bir: a caiter re haīgedaib | ga thriur brāthar ... | cuirthir sin ar faenberaib | ag Aed ..., FDG 429 = MR 52.22 (`small spits'). ¤chless a feat performed with a (horizontally poised?) shield: dogní fáenchles don sciath ┐ faeborchles don claidiub, BDD 148 . fáencless, LU 5969 = TBC-I¹ 1501 = foenchless, TBC-LL¹ 2098 . pl. secht b[f]aencleasa , TBC-LL¹ p. 512 n.1 . ¤chlíar f. cúisig, timpaig ... | filid, ocus fáenchliara `meek musicians', Metr. Dinds. iii l. 235-236 [? see Metr. Dinds. iii 477 l. 236 (Notes) ]. ? ¤gabáil: slega faena ar faengabail | i lamaib a laechbidbad levelled for a charge (?) MR 154.20 . conacai cethror ... ┐ a sceith a (?) foengabail ina lamaib, YBL 118b15 . (`holding their shields down' RIA MSS. Ser. 179.20 ). cona sciathaib foingabala, YBL 119a20 . ¤glenn: fid foenglind Fua `sloping glen' RC xiii 46.22 ( LL 297a39 ). (cf. fán-glenn s.v. fán). ¤gleó: ferda i fáengliaid (`in battle-rout') Metr. Dinds. iii 348.9 . ¤glinne: is fóenglinne dothaet mo phopa F. dom shaigid-se, ni ḟuil claideb ... leis under weak security TBC-LL¹ 2866 = comglinni, LU 6690 = TBC-I¹ 2148 (reading of Y doubtful). noco glinnigthi duit sin sain ... acht is foenglinni `[the place] is insecure' CRR 23 . As npr. m.: Foenglinni mac Dedad LL 268b1 ( MU² 837 ). ¤lige lying prostrate: ga ḟurmiáil (= fuirmeal, O'Cl s.v.) ri fót foenlaige, TBC-LL¹ 5714 (see 1 fót (d)). Esp. in phr. i f.¤ lige prostrate (gen. with poss. pron.): co ro leac dia eoch he co raibe ina faenlighi foithi, ZCP iv 383.5 . Often of the dead: beit fir ina faenligi re mac E., LL 48a25 . gér bo imda cuirp deglaech ... ina faenlighi, CCath. 6046 . na faenluighi, ZCP vi 30.34 . ro ḟáccbaid fir i ffaenlighe, AFM v 1854. 4 . pl. fir i faenligibh , CCath. 6093 . ¤maithes: faonmhaithes ... .i. neithe bréige ` empty riches' SG 6.35 . ¤scíath: beti fáenscéith hi lergaib shields left lying LU 6613 . ¤scor (?): see fénscor. ¤sleg a spear levelled for attack: fri frossaib na foensleg `slanting darts' Gorm. Sept. 8 . ¤trácht a flat beach: tarrasair ... ind arcc, amal bis long for foentracht, SR 2602 . ar ḟaitchib faentracht MR 102.6 . With vb.: ¤marbaid lays low, kills: pass. pl. pret. gur faenmharbaid fir leo, Ériu viii 48.33 .

1 fír

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Forms: fira, fíri, fira, fír, ḟír, firithir, firium, fíream, fír, fir, fíre, brithemnachtae, fírmessa, fircarat, fír

I adj o-ā

(a) true, veracious , used as pred. with cop.; as attrib. usually in composition with noun, seldom following it. f.¤ ... a uero latine , Corm. Y 639 . gl. verus Ml. 24d16 . 60b11 . as f.¤ aní chanas, 24d14 . is fāss dúnni a pridchimme manid f.¤ , Wb. 13b14 . f.¤ inna rādisiu what thou sayest is true LU 8455 ( FB 31 ). dūs in f.¤ mar atbeire, SR 1268 . in fir a n-atfiadat?, CRR 29 . is f.¤, ol se, is e so Crist, PH 679 . ni f.¤ sin (contradicting a statement) 2715 . Absol. confirming a preceding fact or statement: f.¤, ar se, ingen fil and, LL 259b43 ( LMU 5 ). f.¤, ar in drai, RC xxiv 174.15 . f.¤ is munter Dé fogniat [sic leg.], Snedg. u. Mac R 9.21 = is derb, ar siad, is munter Dé, RC xxvi 136.27 . Adv.: co mbia co f.¤ esergi that there will truly be a resurrection PH 1074 . uere .i. co f.¤ , 7983 . atberim co fír fír frib ..., 5036 . go fíor, Duan. F. i 28.3 . pl. it na huili besgna ata fira , Thes. ii 7.26 . at fíra do briathra, PH 794 . IS F.¤he is right: olsodin nad f.¤ ndoib however in that they lie Ml. 16a10 . ba f.¤ ám do Ch. aní sin, TBC-LL¹ 5767 . 4692 . 5719 . fír dam, or A. ni fīr or L., LL 288b27 . ni f.¤ dún ar mbeith amlaid we err (in claiming) to be so PH 7945 . más f.¤ dhamhsa if I am not mistaken O'Dav. 1244 . IS F.¤ LIMM I deem it true, I believe: do retaib ata chosmaili fri f.¤ la doini ┐ bes ni bat fira la Dia, Ml. 51b8 . BID F.¤ it will prove true, come to pass: bid f.¤ a tairngire Wb. 2c19 . hóre bas f.¤ quod dicam , 17d20 . Cf. pret.: ba f.¤ son re cind in tres laí it came true ( happened ) LL 283a9 . Used idiomatically in assenting to a proposal or the reverse: cuir in da chend, a L., issin carpat ... Bid f.¤ for L. it shall be done LL 110b31 ( RC xiv 422 ). ní bá f.¤ sin that shall not be! LU 8199 ( FB 14 ). Mer. Uil. 46 . ni ba f.¤ ... Cet do rainn na mucce it shall not be that C. divide the pig ScM. 9 . ROP F.¤ may it come to pass Hy i 39 . corap f.¤ amal atrubrabar! PH 2774 . amen .i. rop f.¤ so be it 7981 . MAS Ḟ. (in later poetry) if it is true = `according to statement', `it is said': an séad, a Dhé, ina mbia ar mbríogh | más fíor is é bhus dia dhúnn, Dán Dé xxiii 11 . éantoirrcheas, más ḟíor, iaidséin, TD 26.7 . ionann ḟáisdine, más ḟíor, do mhac is d'adhbhar airdríogh, 21.31 . más ḟíor dá lán according to many 28.40 . fír dhe (cheville), Duan. F. 25.4 ; ii 68.10 . As attrib.: breth f.¤ , SR 3321 . dar mo bréthir ḟ.¤ , IT i 122.1 . g s. f. inna Trínóite fíri (fire v.l.), Hy ii 42 . Cf. foxal fainne fíre SR 3594 (but see fíre). pl. bretha fira , Ml. 89b14 . teora coibsen fira, IT iii 197.24 . tri bliadhna fira .xx. `righteous' (?) BB 50a24 ( MacCarthy 414 ). sgéla fíora, Duan. F. ii 2.3 . d s. as adv.: ind fír (gl. amen) Wb. 14c32 . ind ḟír (gl. vero) Sg. 106a5 . Equat. firithir lebor as true as LL 43b23 . Compar. ataa ani as firiu oldas a ndeda sa, Hib. Min. 10.348 . is firu damsa! ní firiu duidsiu! I am right! you are wrong! Ériu viii 157.15 . atberait aroli comboi ... ┐ is fíre són, LB 148a10 . superl. firium, Laws i 106.1 (?). fíremh, Ériu xiii 17.30 . Cf. fíream, Laws iv 34.1 .

(b) genuine: pleurisis fhíre ┐ pleurisis nach fír true pleurisy and spurious O'Gr. Cat. 188 § 45 .

II subst. n. later m. g s. cosmailius fír , Ml. 55d25 . arach fir , Cóic Con. 17.1 (other exx. below); later fíra, fíre.

(a) what is true; truth, right: gáo et f.¤ , Wb. 14c22 . f.¤ n-uile sicut dixi (gl. veritas facta est) 16b22 . f.¤ neich, 30d14 (= iustitia). fer nolabrad f.¤ ┐ no chairiged gó, PH 825 . tan renas ... a ḟir for in gae when he barters truth for falsehood (i.e. right for wrong, of a king) ACL iii 315.6 . f.¤ n-aignaid ┐ screbtra truth natural and revealed Laws v 430.23 . Ailbhe co ffīor `A. the truthful' Duan. F. i 6.3 . With poss. pron.: abbair a ḟ.¤ frind, LU 4544 . ráid a fh.¤ dūn tell us the truth about it PH 1063 . is é a ḟíor this is the truth of it Ir. Monthly 1928, 549 . isé a ḟíor is ní brēcc dhamh, ZCP viii 225.3 . sinagoga ... congregatio ... ed a f.¤ isin laitin `c.' is the right word for it in Latin 113 § 4 . ce raib se ina fh.¤ though it be true PH 7324 . In asseveration or adjuration: dar f.¤ ar cubais, TBC-LL¹ 110 . ar f.¤ do gascid, 4663 . for f.¤ do ḟlatha, LL 251a48 ( TBFr. § 23 ). for f.¤ th'ainich ┐ t'anma, LL 251b1 (ib.). Concrete: co n-indistar fir cacha ceatramhan until a truth (true story) be told for every quarter IT iii 196 § 40 . IAR F.¤ according to truth, really, actually: delb nad bí iar f.¤ (gl. imaginis) Ml. 91d1 . túarascbail ... inna n-airecht sin amal itát iar f.¤ as they are in reality LU 1997 ( FA 6 ). is iat sin na fírUlaid iar f.¤ , ZCP viii 326.9 . na hIúdaide cristaide ... na hIúdaide iar ḟír, LB 158b19 . isat cara iar ndreich ... cen cop ed iar f.¤ , PH 3100 . Cf. iar fíraib truly, really (?) LL 5b49 . tría fhíribh, Duan. F. i 88.13 (: ríghe).

(b) a pledge, guarantee: dobretha f.¤ fris .i. f.¤ ciche ┐ gruaide, nime ┐ talman, grēine ┐ ēsca, etc. Rawl. 132a31 ( Ériu xi 95 ). ro lasett each an ríg ... for f.¤ comairci Colmáin, BColm. 90.6 . adguiter f.¤ hOengasa [leg. nOen.] ... fris ┐ fir flatha na nDéisi, Ériu iii 140.170 . cf. la fior flatha frisa ngaibther, Ériu xiii 31.3 . da fir dhec flatha, below, end of (c). cach fír dar ná tecar slán `every pledge that is not transgressed with safety' Metr. Dinds. iii 6.65 . Cf. ferr fir fonaidm .i. na trebaire a pledge is better than a bond O'Curry 1756 ( 23 Q 6, 34b ) = O'Curry 511 (t. cen folad) (< H 3.18, 259 ).

(c) an attestation; a proof, test, ordeal: technical term in Law, one of the five `conara fugill' or recognized methods of procedure in pleading, see Cóic Con. p. 8 , 17ff . Here perh. i mmes fíra, Ml. 26c12 (see fíre). is ed so acarar [sic leg.] forin conair fugill is fir: cinta comraitti ┐ anfoit lanḟiachaig ┐ cach cin imna dir logad no trocaire, Cóic Con. 17 § 5 . uide īce in fira .i. in fir lai ┐ in fir Dé ┐ in fir cuir ┐ cunnartha ... in leth-fir testa ... in lan-fir teasta, O'Curry 333 (< H 3.18, 183 ). Cf. Cóic Con. 67 . mac mná dobheir fior i logh a ruice, Ériu xiii 31.28 . f.¤ nDé a religious ordeal or attestation: in inbaidh aititnither ... is fir nDé uadh ...; muna aititnighe ... is arra cuir ..., O'Curry 2003 Comm. (< H 4.22, 30 ). comadh ann robeth in fir dé so lais iar nemfadbail fire daoine, Laws iv 294.7 Comm. co dtisadh a bfir do cach iar bfir De (.i. na eclaise) ┐ duine (.i. na tuaithi), O'Curry 1607 (< 23 Q 6, 5a ). lia do fír fri ... aiṅcessa māra (.i. fris inni is anfis do neoch forna fagabthar breth acht fir ṅDe) thou shalt follow (the way of) ordeal in cases of, etc., Cóic Con. 16 § 3 . 37 § 50 . is cranncur fíre De docurethur ru, O'D. 900 . (< H 3.17 c. 644 ). f.¤ testa compurgation: O'Curry 2591 (< Eg. 88, 50b ), see Cóic Con. 67 . lucht fira compurgators: Cóic Con. 32 § 29 . in t-espuc, is greim cuicir gobas a lucht fira a leith re dainib ele, ┐ ni gabann acht greim aengraidh i leith ris fein, O'Curry 1058 (< H 3.18, 438a_b ). f.¤ dochum reilgi an attestation made in a churchyard Cóic Con. 64 § 14 . Ériu ix 114 . f.¤ n-airisme fri haltoir the test of standing at the altar Laws v 470.34 (see IT iii 192 ). f.¤ caire no crannchuir ordeal of the cauldron or of lot Laws iv 294.3 Comm. coiri fír .i. lestur ... fri dealochadh firindi ┐ góa, IT iii 191 § 21 . crand fīr `test-tree,' tree of ordeal Laws iv 146.27 ; a name for the aspen , Auraic. 1195 . tal no slisean seancraind, leasdar Baduirnd, trelia mothar no fir n-airisme fri haltoir, no fir fogearrta no comperta naime: ate ind sin fira ro suidistar Padraic do gleod fer nErend, Laws v 470 (see IT iii 188 , where three of these are included in the da fir dhec flatha `the twelve ordeals').

(d) right, due: ara tisad a f.¤ cach that everyone might `attain to his right' Laws i 152.1 . oc tacra a ḟír `arguing his right' Trip. 128.3 . is im fir ban ciato-imargaet roe `about the true right of women' [ = for a case (i.e. dispute) of women ?] Laws i 150.13 . Cf. fria hiomasdad a ffíor fri breith, Ériu xiii 34.7 (perh. belonging to c).

(e) various phrases: F.¤ CATHA `truth of battle,' a just cause in fight: risnā ragbad ríam ... f.¤c. nā fornirt [leg. fornert ?] comlaind, TBC-LL¹ 5083 (perhaps against whom neither equal nor superior numbers ever prevailed). co nā gabdais f.¤ c. fria n-athair that they might not have right on their side in opposing their father (of the three Finn Emna) Dinds. 140 , corresp. to: cumbad olc a f.¤ c. i n-agaid a n-ardḟlatha, Metr. Dinds. iv 44z . ba fearr a f.¤c. ┐ comlaind sin im a nduthaigh [sic leg.) ... innas im an ferand forgabala, Cog. 70.6 . táinig re síol bhflatha Fáil | gan ḟíor gcatha do chongbháil it turned out ill for ... that they had not right on their side TD 18.28 . éirghidh ar Ulltaibh, óir atá fíor gcatha agaibh chuca, Keat. ii 5643 . feirrde m'fhior chatha sa sin my cause of quarrel is the juster Content. xiv 4 . tré neimhḟíor gcatha in an unjust cause viii 24 . F.¤ FER fair play (in combat), single combat: acht cor damthar fir fer dam, ol se, atbér. is cóir f.¤ f. do chomollod ... ar ní f.¤ f. do slúag mór muinterda brisiud for óenfer, LU 9213 ( FB 94 ). nosgeodainseom huile ... uair rombrisiset fir fer fair, TBC-I¹ 809 (= LU 5284 ). rop áil damsa or L. conumrabad fir fer úaitsiu. cidón? or C. connachamthised úait acht oenlám. ar ni ḟil acht oenlám lim, LL 122b5 ( RC iii 184 ). ni damar f.¤ f. dam na comlond, TBC-LL¹ 4706 . ní rodamhadh f.¤ fer ná comhlann fo coimhlíon dóibh acht ro chinn an t-iolar ar uathadh, AFM iv 996.14 . is and sin conbocht f.¤ f. fairseom ... día lotar in cóicfer cucaiseom, LU 6240 . dogniat aní sein ┐ dobreth a f.¤ f. fris, Ériu iii 137.50 (but Rawl. B 502, 132a31 has here: dobretha fir fris .i. fir ciche ┐ gruaide, etc., cited above under b). fior fer frisa ngaibhther, Ériu xiii 34.10 . Cf. muirbhfit ... iat i bhfir aeinḟir, RC xliii 24.9 . F.¤ FÉNE the truth (justice) of the F., itbath fir Fene, Laws i 150.17 . adbath fir Feiniu manipad cuicthi, 250y . F.¤ FLATHA the word of a prince; justice of a ruler: ní fíor flathu deit, a rí ..., a n-udbere thy sentence is unworthy of a just ruler RC xii 64.26 . co comet fir flatha .i. mess cacha bliadne, etc. (effects of just rule) xvi 280.7 . is tre ḟ.¤ flathemon cach recht rán ... cach tír toirthech, ZCP xi 81 §§ 12.14 . tré ḟíor ḟlatha ... tig ... iasg i n-inbhear, Content. vi 67 . asbertatar U. a mmarbad. ni thó, ar sisi, ar is coll fír f.¤ damsa the U. said that they should be killed. Nay, said she, for that is a violation of a prince's truth on my part RC xvi 281. 2 . F.¤ NGASCID fair fighting: ní f.¤ ṅg. ... comrac frimsa co n-oenláim, LL 116b39 ( RC viii 58 ). Cf. ní fír laechdachta dó tuidecht ar mo chendsa LU 6014 .

Compds.

A With subst. common as adj. prefix in sense

(a) veracious, true, just: ¤brithem a just judge Ml. 27c1 . dond ¤brithemain, 26c11 (gl. cognitori) Wb. 8d25 . ¤brithemnacht a just judgment: g s. ¤brithemnachtae (opp. to gūbrithemnacht) Ml. 103c2 . ¤breth id.: pl. -a, SR 8325 . ¤dliged just, true rule: fili ... nach oide fīrdhlighidh ZCP viii 208.22 . ¤dul: iar f. (: dīlgud) according to right procedure, as is meet SR 1607 . ¤mess true, righteous judgment: ind fírmessa (gl. aequitatis) Ml. 103d1 . ¤mod: fīrmod sōn, Corm. Y § 149 . firmodh son, YBL 245 a 54 (Immacallam In Dá Thúarad) , ZCP xxi 325 . ¤scél true account: ni innisim acht f., Acall. 1428 . Less freq. in later texts; cf. fírferg: rinn ar bhḟírḟeirge ` just wrath ' TD 3.12 .

(b) veritable, genuine, real (very common; cf. older Engl. use of very < Fr. vrai): ¤dia: conapad f. mac that the Son should not be very God Ml. 21c12 . Wb. 2d8 . fíordia ... fíordhuine very God ... very man ZCP viii 199.22 (but: in fírdía the true God , opp. to dee ` heathen gods ' PH 433 , 2347 ). ¤duine: ní for fírduine rolaset a ṅgona acht is for corthe cloche, Thes. ii 343y (Comm. on Hy v 66 ). amal fírdhuine like a veritable human being PH 5642 . ¤aingel: messimir inna fíraingliu `the very angels' Wb. 9c10 . ¤mac: f. aicnid ní a uccu `a very son of nature, not from adoption' 32b6 . conid f. Dé Ísu Crist, PH 2179 . ¤chlann: Eua ..., fotha febda fírclainne of genuine offspring (?) SR 1064 . ¤chorp: is a ḟirchurp a doenachta atracht Crist a bás the real body of His humanity PH 6743 . Cf. further: am fírisrahelte a true Israelite Wb. 23d30 . is iat sin na fírUlaid the genuine Ultonians Rawl. 156b46 , ZCP viii 326.9 . frisna ¤adnacla (gl. non in domibus sed in sepulcris) Ml. 83d3 . is ¤briathar Dé (gl. non ut verbum hominum sed ... verbum Dei) Wb. 24d22 . fíor-fhraochdacht genuine fury (= asperitatem veram) TSh. 8130 . in ¤gním the real action Sg. 139a3 . inna ¤neuturáldi the true neuters 140a6 . ¤chara a genuine friend: g p. na fircarat , CCath. 5562 . cf. fiórnámha `a veritable foe ' TD 13.8 . ¤chlérech a true cleric: las na firclerchiu, Mon. Tall. § 13 . ¤dia the real God PH 433 (see above). ¤flaith a true, rightful prince: issin t[ṡ]ossud na fírflatha, LU 10752 ( TE 11 ). cosin f. (i.e. God) SR 1812 . ¤ true King: isé in fír-rig (of God) PH 1808 . Passing into sense of exact: ¤chenn sróna the very tip ZCP iii 34.19 . co firc[h]leit[h]i sleibi Olimp the very summit CCath. 5629 . i ¤dorus Chilli M. right in front of Trip. 136.16 . gáeth ... ina ¤ētan right in their faces LU 2184 ( FA 26 ). hi firmedón na cuardae the very centre BDD 72 . ¤mhullach Sléibi Smóil the very top Acall. 3925 . i ffiorthaobh ratha Oiligh the very side of the fort Leb. Gab.(i) i. 180.18 (cf. a dorus assa firthoeb (of the Ark) SR 2468 , where pref. seems otiose). 'na firiarthur right at the west end SR 4256 . ¤iarthar in betha, TTr.² 40 . frisin n-eclais a ¤thuaid due north of the church SR 4440 . i ¤ichtur inn aigeoin the very bottom CCath. 1386 . (hence adj. ¤íchtarach: superl. don chuid is fíríochtaruidh don bholg the innermost parts Proverbs xxvi 22 ). for a fir-uachtur on its very top SR 4332 . i ffíorthosach na bliadhna, AFM vi 2096.4 . ó fhíorthús na n-aimsear from earliest times TSh. 2917 . Very common with abstracts = true, genuine or merely intens. downright, sheer: ¤aicned: bretha firaicnid `judgements of true nature' Laws i 16.10 . a fīraicned screptra ┐ chuibsi, Ériu i 214.6 . ¤athrige genuine repentance PH 2241 . ¤chaín true smoothness; gentleness , in phr. f.¤ fáilte a hearty welcome: IT i 120.32 . Acall. 5830 . Ériu iii 164.11 ; xi 195.35 . ZCP vi 31.15 . ¤deacht true Godhead Hy ii 42 . ¤déirc true charity: tobar ¤deirce, ZCP viii 199.21 . ¤féchain scrutinizing: aca firechain cona dligthech, etc. looking to see that it is lawfully ... Laws iv 20.27 Comm. , cf. aca ¤dechsain, 22.29 , ZCP viii 205.33 . ¤grád true love: idir an bhfíor-ghrádh ... ┐ an grádh tacair, TSh. 8953 . ¤ítu intense thirst: follscadh firiotan, Leb. Gab.(i) i 28.2 . ¤less real profit SR 322 . ¤róen a downright defeat SR 5092 . ¤thnúth ` deep envy ' Ériu iv 92 § 5 . Oft. apparently otiose and freq. used for sake of alliteration: togha fírbhech ár bfoghluim `of most genuine bees' O'Gr. Cat. 475.22 . ar a fad nó ar a ¤leithett, AFM vi 2082.1 . agá fforach ┐ acca ffírlenmhain, 2318.1 . cossmhailes foichedh -bheach, 2224.3 . an faircle ¤ leac fionnaolta na feineistre [sic leg.], Hugh Roe 288.27 (f. 76a) . ag déanamh fíorluit is foghla, Keat. ii 3262 .

(c) forming real compds. in which the meaning of subst. is modified: f.¤chruithnecht selected (?) wheat LU 8121 . ¤íasc salmon: cora ḟiresc `a salmon-weir ' RC xxvi 136.23 . bratan fireisc, Lism. L. viii 18 . lethar fírésc `salmon skin' MacCongl. 89.9 = cris d'iucraibh fīréisc, 122.35 (see also u. -uisce). ¤lemnacht fresh milk LU 8120 ( FB 9 ). Acall. 829 . ¤thipra a spring LL 30a1 . ¤uisce fresh water (opp. to brine), spring water ZCP v 24.2 . CCath. 1742 . BColm. 52.11 . Fl. Earls 90.20 . Études Celt. i 86.16 . Proverbs xviii 4 . eisg firuisgi fresh-water fish Rosa Angl. 40z .

B With adj. as advbl. pref. in sense truly, genuinely, downright or merely intens. ¤amnas very keen SR 1830 . ¤cruind perfectly round 36 . ¤derb quite certain Wb. 12c12 . ¤doim ` really poor ' Mon. Tall. 46 . ¤éolach ` truly learned ' Ériu iv 144.8 . Oft. merely for alliteration (cf. A, b above); faideran ¤gorm, Acall. 367 . fomor ¤grán[d]a, 1884 . féige finn ¤ṡolus, LL 385c23 . In such adjs. as fírbrethach just in judgment ( Ériu i 122.9 . ZCP xi 96 § 55 . Cáin Ad. 21 ), ¤epertach truth-speaking ( PH 6499 . RC xxv 396.16 ), fír belongs to the noun fr. which the adj. is formed. ¤ferr truly the best: an agh dob fhírfhearr dar n-ealbhaidh, PBocht 4.9 . C With vb. (chiefly in poetry), intens. or merely otiose (met. gr.): rofirchrap, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 69 = IT iii 99 § 164 . ga file nach fiorchuala?, Top. Poems 24.12 ( Top. Poems² 224 ). cía lia fer le fír-gairthir `is rightly called' Metr. Dinds. iii 60 . fíreba[i]r (: fīnemain) will be quaffed (ibid.) ACL iii 238.23 . fírníamhfuid will purify Ezekiel xliii 26 . fírfoscaigfider, Rawl. 111b15 (gl. on: forbuascaigfider). mōr fiad resa fīrtheichet from which they flee in earnest Ériu vii 4.15 . ro fíorthiorchanadh lá fáidhibh was foretold truly AFM vi 2298.8 .

firleac

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ind (= 1 fír + leac ?) : an faircle firleac fionnaolta na feineistre (sic MS.), Hugh Roe 288.27 (f. 76a) .

1 folc

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Forms: falc, f.

n o, m. Cf. falc, IGT, Decl. § 96 . Nocha snámh leac bhfúar a (le; re v.l.) falc, ex. 1716 . Heavy rain, wet weather: ferfaid f.¤ [a] fid da brōn, Lec. 400vy = LL 298a21 ( SG 366.19 ). f.¤ ind erraig ┐ f.¤ in gemrid, ZCP iii 245 § 55 . f.¤ mor isind [f]oghomur, AU 878 . tainic doinenn ┐ falc fertana, BNnÉ 208 § 61 . falc flechaid, Hy Fiach. 286.7 . gamh ... co ffolc ndearmhair, AFM ii 1100.13 . Transf. of tears: fertais frossa faen a f.¤ `they shed showers of tears, weeping prostrate' Metr. Dinds. iv 20 (leg. faena and take f. as g p. ?). ba saeth la F. anisin ┐ luidis co ro chi folcc mbrothraige fiad a athair , Rawl. 124a41 . Of the sea: ro cuirit i falc mara móir, Mer. Uil. 12 (= BB 445a40 ). Of steeping malt: braich ... la co n-aidchi i f.¤ (.i. a n-uisci), Laws ii 240.18 (25) .

See foilc.

láthar

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Forms: láither, láithir, láthair, láithri, laithri, láithrea

n o, n. (cf. Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 45 ). Later láither ā, f., láithir, láthair k, f. IGT Decl. § 162 , § 163 , § 185 . n p. láithri, IGT Decl. ex. 2033 . laithri, Fen. 328.16 (perh. orig. a p. láithrea). See Blathm. 23 n .

I Arrangement, disposition : a lathar sin gl. dispositio creaturarum, Ml. 42b16 . Often of arrangement, interpretation, etc. of a text: is ferr lesom a lathar-sa gl. vel certe ita (of an alternative explanation), 44b17 . follintar assa chanoin fria lathar `thus it is supplied . . . for its disposition' (of a passage in a text), 123a10 . idilcnigthir ecna ┐ latar na psalmb, Hib. Min. 8.246 . caecdach .i. canas salma solabra secht fichit for a deich iar lathar ┐ ebert, O'D. 920 ( H 3.17, 654 ). lathar n-aigniusa `the arrangement of a pleading', Laws v 100.z Comm. = O'Dav. 1147 . lathar .i. indeall, O'Dav. 1192. As vn. oc lathur thestimin `arranging', Sg. 154a1 . is amne as cóir a l.¤ gl. sic vult accipi, Ml. 114a9 .

Of mental characteristics: nochon olc a l.¤ som / can descin cirt ná dligid, Metr. Dinds. ii 8.87 . Libir ind láthair lond-braiss `quick and eager of mood', 66.6 . Liamuin láthair láin `perfect of temper', iii 74.93 . Herccad in máthair rosmill / co feib láthair in cech amm of excellent disposition, 84.10 . tiucfa macu dochum domhuin / co feib láthair, ZCP viii 196 § 21. ba gilla cair co feib lathair, Anecd. i 51 § 9 . dul do dígail a máthar / romídair tri mór-l.¤ `in his proud heart', Metr. Dinds. iv 32.34 .

Of divine providence: is tre lathar Dáe són dano `appointment', Wb. 25c11 . dont lathur diasndísiu robói hirúnaib inna deacte oc tuiste dúile hitossuch unutterable design, 5c16 . nadrobae remdeicsiu na lathar Dae dia dulib `dispensation', Ml. 20b2 . lathar nDáe di dóinib, 51c11 . it hé inna llathar asbeir inna ndiad gl. dispensationes, 91d7 . aní as arcanum dund lathar fil la Dia `purpose', 103d27 . Cf. l.¤ .i. gach ciall inchleithe, O'Cl.

Pejoratively machination, wiles : arna dich cách assa dligud i n-adaltras tri lathar demuin through the plan of the devil (`influence'), Wb. 9d24 . cocrait 'na mbrāthreib a brath / diallathreib conā ragad though brothers they conspire to betray him that he might not escape their machinations, SR 3132 . slatra in lathar / indmaiss brāthar / do creic aire, Anecd. i 72.195 . ?lathar col combat col cend frit ṁbráth ṁbrichi (rhet.), LL 287a20 .

II Vigour, energy, power : tre l.¤ in spirito gl subministrationem, Wb. 23b26 . ar demni ind aicnid ┐ lúthige ind láthair, LU 9142 ( FB 88 ). dian farslaic Dia tria l.¤ / do lámaib a derbráthar, SR 7319 . fer n-og co luth ┐ co l-lathar `vigour', Aen. 1087 . ucra lathair `decay of vigour', RC v 203.z . gan uireasbhaidh . . . leime na lathair, MR 318.23 . ro dibdad a nert . . . narbo tulaing lathir nā luaigilla hé, Grail 1828 . l.¤ iona laochaibh, ML 48.26 . cen nert cen lāthar energy, Otia iii 48.5 . ar ttriur brathar . . . / maith ar lathar imon sluagh, Irish Texts iii 9.21 . ag sin daoip bás Caoilte / . . . a ndeireadh a lathoir `in the last days of his vigour', Duan. F. ii 174§4. With lúth: ar luth ┐ lathor, Ériu viii 177.24 . mo lúth ┐ mo l.¤ , Comp. CC 82.17 . ind aimsir do bádusa im luth ┐ im lathar, Acall. 4416 . caillid a lúth ┐ a l.¤ , TSh. 546. In other phrases: lucht láthair, Todd Nenn. 134.54 . Colgo, Conall, ba lucht lathair `men of energy', RC xlvii 308.2 . Cf. ōtconnarc Osgur . . . in láthair lāech ┐ con ┐ fer dothuit lesin muicc `the number . . . that had fallen', Fianaig. 64.28 . In phr. cen l.¤ ferdae without male agency (of virgin birth): compert maic Dé i m-broind Muire óige cen l.¤ ferdai `without man's presence', Ériu ii 198.16 . Ísa Crīst do geinemhain ō Muire . . . cen lathar ferrda, ZCP vi 84.9 . cen díth nóige . . . cen lathair fherrda, LB 251b23 . Cf. ni fuair bean a dingbala riam acht cuit[r?]ed Medba re met a lathair ferda (of Fergus mac Róig), H 2.15A, 228b37 (leaf now in YBL but not in facs. See Abbott-Gwynn p. 100 ) sexual vigour (glossed .i. biach in O'Curry's MS. Dict.). See Ériu iv 26 § 13. As cheville: láthur ferda, LL 6425 `in manly actions', MS. Mat. 482.

?in dorus ele . . . ┐ lathar leccchloiche fair `the weight of a flagstone on it', Mer. Uil. 226.

III Place, position : slíab Lecga an láthair iarsin, / fri fáthaib is fri fogail `the next spot' (or in meaning II?), Metr. Dinds. iii 110.17 . tangattar . . . go lathair a écca, BNnÉ 273.34 . is tú as ríoghan . . . / lér líonadh gach l.¤ , IGT Decl. ex. 2036 . etargna indláthair aimserdi point of time, ZCP viii 176.23 . go ndearntaoi láthair logmhór do shoicheadh ós cionn a ghlún dó ┐ cuirthí innte é `a large pit', Keat. ii 5198 . leath-mharbh ar an láthair, TSh. 2584 . san lathair so, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 45.28 . suidhe a dTulaigh na dTrí bFear / budh í a Lughaidh do láithear, IGT Decl. ex. 2034. Cf. rodhalbestar for alailiu indlautar (leg. l.¤) concealed the place from the other by magic, ZCP viii 104.11 .

(b) In military sense: ro comruicsit ar in lathair sin, TBC-LL¹ 3896 . trotach [airecht]a, ┐ deabthach laithrech, Acall. 6707. daine imda ele do lot arin lathair-sin, Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . gurro trasccrait ilmhile . . . for in lat[h]air sin leo, CCath. 5837 . at laechda bar laích ar lathir in battle, LL 239a8 ( TTr. 1642 ). go raibh an láthair fúinn féin till we win the fight, PBocht 14.36 . do locatar láithir do chongmáil dá cathsluaghaib `to maintain the field', Caithr. Thoirdh. 80.3 . faire do chur ar láthair (láithreach, v.l.) nó ar ionad an ármhaigh `site', Keat. i 202.22 . do lingeadh an láthair the field was won, Hackett² xliii 150. Fighting-space: do reidiged laithir fairsing imbualta d'on laechraid (i.e. for a duel), Celt. Rev. iv 118.28 . do léicceadh lathair fairsing . . . isin iorghuil sin dhóib, ITS v 186.22 .

Freq. with attrib. gen.: for láthir na debtha, TTr.² 1030. co lathair an morcatha, CCath. 3399 . ar láthair comluind, Ériu iv 222 § 39 . libh lāthair catha, O'R. Poems 3614 . leac láithreach na troda thú, IGT Decl. ex. 2032 . buaidh láithreach gaiscidh, Keat. ii 3070 . más libh láthair an iomairg `field of battle', Content. xii 8 . ro suidh gach lāech ina láthair licthi `shooting-site', Fianaig. 64.7 . as a láithrechaib léicthe `slipping stations', SG 264.33 . beirnd curad, ┐ latair miled (of slaughter wrought by warrior), Cog. 188.23 . lathir miled, 194.20 . Cf. is agi ro bai lathair ┐ coscur in catha `victory', Ann. Conn. 1311.9 .

IV Very freq. in chevilles: lathar n-amra, LL 4984 . l.¤ n-án `noble design', Metr. Dinds. iv 8.3 . lathar ndein, SR 5861. lathar ṅdil, LL 205a21 . láthair ṅdoiṅg, Metr. Dinds. iii 108.77 . lathar féile, LL 4938 . láthur ferda, LL 6425 . lāthur ngell, ZCP xii 245 § 14 . scela Bresail Bregamain / do Lagnib lathar foníal `a cloudy region', ZCP xxiv 142 § 46 ( LL 6336 ). ní lathar lesc, LL 17732 . nói mbliadna dond ingin-sin / i mBrí Léith, l.¤ nena `with the spirit of a handmaid', Metr. Dinds. ii 2.12 .

V In adv. and quasi-adj. phrases. for (ar) l.¤ Of place: do'n tí na fil er lathair present, PH 7688 . is ann sin tháinig Leabharcham aran l.¤ mara raibh Cú Chulainn, Comp. CC 78.3 . Of time immediately : co m-bái marb ar in lathir, RC vii 302 § 192 . co raibh dall ar in láthar, SG 27.2 . adrochair M. fen ar in lathair sin, RC xvii 138.19 (Tig. = statim, AU 548 = fo chédo[i]r, AFM 538 ). gur thuit a neál air an láthair iair ttréigion iomaid fola do, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 40.24 . ar in lathair sin `on that same time', Leb. Cert. 204.z . ar an lathair, ITS xxix 198.22 . Note also: ar lathair in laithe sin `on that very day', MR 120.27 . ar óenláthair together: ar aon lathair, Cog. 206.12 . fir Éireann ar aon láthair `assembled', Keat. iii 987. do-icc co l.¤ : tángatar cúic mic Uirgrend go lāthair `came upon the scene', Fianaig. 98.6 . ó thanic Osgur co lāthair `to the spot', 66.2 . tanic dano ín leoghan co lathair, Études Celt. i 91.12 . gach feindidh da ttigeadh a lathair, Duan. F. ii 370 § 3 . iar tiacht a muindtiri co haenlathair risin impir, ZCP vi 40.26 . urmhór an tsluaigh ar dteacht ar aon-láthair ris, TSh. 1071 . do láthair at once: do láthair iar ngabháil creidimh, O'Gr. Cat. 51.5 . luathaid cach lib do lathair, Irish Texts ii 61 § 38 . do cuaid doraith leis a marbad (.i. doraid do lathair a marbad), ACL iii 14.23 . do éirigh Lugaid co láechdána leómanda don l.¤ sin, Comp. CC 110.1 . Also at hand, present : comhtha séd isíad do láthair / locaidh tú go techt ar áth, L. Cl. A. B. 223.97 . do neoch nach raibhe do lathair díbh, BNnÉ 273 § 246 . Cf. gan bhréig ná locht do láthair, / gnáthaigh a dtéid ort [d'fhiachaibh], PBocht 3.38 (`failing of vigour'). Cf. 1 láithrech.

In prep. phrases with gen.: do chuiredar fios ar A. . . . go láthair na comhuirle `A. was invited before the council', Rel. Celt. ii 180.33 . In pl.: dá leana go láithribh Cuinn back to C., L. Cl. A. B., 63.117 . do l.¤ l. in(to) the presence of: d'eagla . . . go mbeartaoi do láthair an dlíghe é `should be brought to justice', ZCP iv 398.27 . iar ndul . . . do lathair Aodha, AFM iii 228.1 . ná cuir do chomaoin bréige / do láthair mo leithéide, Content. x 5 . doní caoi da láthair, Keat. ii 5944. Folld. by vn. phrase present at: bí si . . . im fhochair i n-aimsir m'eitseachta . . . ┐ do lathair m'adhnaicthi, BNnÉ 267. 19 . gach aon . . . bīss do lāthair a ttaispēnta present when they are displayed, Fl. Earls 216.8 . bheith do láthair thorraimh na marbh, TSh. 5556 . do láthair an trátha sin at that time, Maguires of F. 12 . i l.¤ in(to) the presence of: ní fhúicfidhear do leachtsa ionár lathairne, ML 112.31 . do-chúadar a lathair éga, Duan. F. ii 380.41 . táinig . . . i láthair Sholaimh, TD 2.177 . im láthair-se, Keat. ii 6354 . 'na láthair, TSh. 10335 . a lathair dhaóine móra, Proverbs xviii 16. Note also: bheith ar láthair na dtrí dtairngeadh to witness the three nails (of the Crucifixion), PBocht 4.45 .

In nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

1 lecaid

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Forms: lecad, lectha

v (ON leggya, Greene, Celtica iv 45 )

(a) lays out, sets, places; lowers, lets down; extends, stretches : curaid . . . se traigid .l. legtair i fot cacha delba dib, Ériu ii 128 § 98 (Tenga Bithnua). ata . . . muir legthair [is]in fairgi deis indsi E. `is set', 112 § 35. legtair asna nimib .ix. ngaetha, § 33. leagar libsi . . . ichtara bar n-eirriud, MR 176.y . leagur lais . . . / sleagh glas re hais n-ursann, IGT Decl. ex. 474 . le dubhadh eagla mon-uar / don chur-so ní leagar lámh arms (raised in lamentation) are not lowered(?), DDána 79.15 . innstruimint . . . le legfadais he (of the descent from the Cross), Smaointe B. Chr. 4298 . seach ar leagadh riamh i gcré, Keat. Poems 611 . do leaccadar é le hiomarcaidh lūthghára lifted him down (from the ass), Beatha S. F. 2659 . leag mo bhata ar aghaidh an leinimh, 2 Kings iv 29 .

(b) Of lowering sail, etc.: do leagad leision a sheóil / a bportaibh díleann, Duan. F. ii 222 § 6 . mar leagar bréid longa ar loch, DDána 91.53 = IGT Decl. ex. 2131. Fig. seol an chogaidh leagthair leo, PBocht 10.21 . leag seol do mhéada meanma abate, 21.2 . leagfaidh seólta a thoile, TSh. 877. Cf. lecait uadib hi tír, LL 287a2 .

(c) l.¤ láim ar inflicts (chastisement, etc.) on: go leaga láimh ar fhear mh'agra, PBocht 18.34 . do leag Dia a lámh air leith re heasláinte . . . do chur ar a chorp, Beatha S. F. 153 .

For the phrase l.¤ uille ar see s.v. uilen.

(d) Implying the use of violence, throws to the ground, overthrows, prostrates, lays low: cid fa lecai na clocha / a Muirchertaig, RC xxiii 414.1 . leagais Laogh Idh, ┐ easonoraighis co mor é, TBC-LL¹ 3897 (Stowe). cuiris cloich . . . ina thaphaill gur leag ocht n-eona dib, p. 163 n.5 . gor' leagsat in rīghbili, ZCP v 22 § 13 . mór mbarr bentur don chruine / lecthar crann le casnaighe, IGT Decl. ex. 85. do lec se caislen Atha Angaili `razed', Ann. Conn. 1270.8 . go ro leccadh, ┐ coro láinbhrisedh an baile leó go talmhuin, AFM vi 2312.2 . a ghnúis Dé . . . / cur riot do leag Lúisifear was the downfall of, DDána 60.38 . co ro leac dia eoch he unhorsed him, ZCP iv 383.4 . sul do leagadh an teagh ar chách dá marbhadh, TSh. 5661 . leagaidh iomad toirtheamhlachta an gort (segetem nimia sternit ubertas), 6992 . ro leagadh an barūn isin ffiaprus, Fl. Earls 238.17 .

Vn. lecad, part. lectha.

lecc

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Forms: leac, lecmuig, lecmaid

n ā, f. leac , IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) flat slab of rock or stone (freq. quailfied by lomm), flagstone, paving-stone: forruim a choiss forsind leicc, Thes. ii 310.2 ( Hy. ii 8 ); glossed . . . forsin chloich, Thes. ii 310.19 . foaid for leicc luim, 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ). leacc cloiche uas a chind (of a saint in his cell), Fél. 246.28 . l.¤ .i. ar lēict[h]ir sīs ┐ sūas hí. Nō lē bīd secc, Corm. Y 831. ros dechraig dó for licc glain / cach luib, SR 1925 . lecca . . . tentidi for lár in muigi sin . . . con loiscfed oenl.¤ díb in domun uli, IT i 191.8 - 9 (FA LB). adba l.¤ ṅgér Ross na mBrocc, LL 298a36 . dogó . . . lecca, léiccis cráobha (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 198 § 16 . ag íarraidh bhric . . . / fa lic, IGT Decl. ex. 2025 (prov.). ris an leic do bhí a bhruinne / Rí an chruinne dá reic rinne (i.e. He was prostrate?), Dán Dé vii 10 . rinn lasrach leice Ifrinn, DDána 10.41 . an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac was so roofed that no flagstone was smoother, 119.32 . ar n-iompódh leice móire . . . dochum dhoruis an túama, Matthew xxvii 60 . gusin leic gcoimhlethain mharmair for ar lēicedh corp S. Laurāis, Fl. Earls 194.18 . pabhal .i. leaca, Eg. Gl. 510. ? leac ubhuill, ITS v 160.24 (leaca, MS.). By extension of a metal covering: teg talman foí anís ┐ l.¤ imdaṅgen íarnaide fair-side, MU² 809. Fig. condaecmaing dar leic a hochta do Ecsi ilgradhaigh, Anecd. ii 54.1 . do ghoin an leic air mo lár, 23 G 24, 326.9 . ar leic luim an lóir-ghníomha, TSh. 829. Of stone tablets for writing on (but see Bergin, Ériu xii 217 ): dicetul na filedh .i. i lecaib `in inscriptions', Laws i 38.4 Comm . do scrib-sum iat a lecaib ┐ i tuiblib `slates', iii 88.16 Comm . anmanna dá threibh dhéag I. do sgríobhadh ar dhá leic—sé treabha ar gach leic dhíobh, TSh. 450. Confused with lia, q.v.: líog mhór mharmuir ag an slógh / bhí meádhachan na leice ortha anuas, Oss. iv 276.19 . an chuid aca bhí fán lic shíos, 21 . roscrib i taiblibh ┐ i llegaibh, Auraic. 44 = lecaiph, 2329 . Attrib. g s.: fochen Conall / cride licce, Sc.M² 15 .

With qual. g s.: beir let licc clochi . . . / co rucsa limm, licc n-aili, SR 1593 . daurthach bec . . . ┐ l.¤ cloiche ara belaib side, LL 287b43 .

(b) Of the bed-rock underlying earth or water: co ngeiltis a ḟér . . . co grian ┐ co leccaibh loma secha sís, ZCP v 501.2 . fogeltat eich C. fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, TBC-LL¹ 551 (= na clocha, TBC-I¹ 249 = LU 4735 ). cach inber . . . ba lecca lomma lántirma dara n-éis, MU² 274 . gus an leic ainmhín, aggairbh . . . os ur eassa ruaidh `rocky ford', AFM vi 2030.z .

(c) tombstone: fo leic na rīgh at reileic, Ériu ii 166.44 . a lec-sa leptha Gúaire, 164.21 , cf. 166.29 . gabais . . . lāidh oc in leicc amail no beith Fergus bēo ann, ACL iii 5.y . gnúis Derbfhorgaill fo licce leirg, Ériu v 212.103 . an leac farbh' éigin dheit dul (to Christ), Dán Dé xxviii 30 . mo chorpán fán lic, Keat. iii 1666 (cit.). leac, túma a sepulchre , Eg. Gl. 437.

(d) altar-stone: dufáid a l.¤ inna degaid hisin tailich sair, Trip.² 781 (= lapis altaris, Colgan, Trias Thaum. 130a ). foracaib Patraic fairend dia muntir occa licc i nDomnach Patraic, Trip.² 788 . ar gcur na haltóra ar uisge / . . . / tig an leac tre lár na mara, PBocht 10.46 .

(e) kneading-slab: bla cumaile lec ┐ losat, Laws iii 274.18 . in ní fora certaigenn a fuine . . . .i. a lec fuine, iv 10.23 Comm .

(f) l.¤ aigreta, l.¤ aigrid (later oidrid, oidre), l.¤ ega ice-floe, sheet of ice, ice : sruth snechta . . . co leccaib oigreta, IT i 191.31 (FA LB). geisidh lec uar aighreta / ag maidm tria gáir na Gairbe, Anecd. ii 24 § 10 . co ndechatar for leicc oíghridh a n-Inis Mochta, RC xvii 365.z (Tig.). aigh anacnata . . . go n-imthiaghdais . . . locha ┐ aibhne . . . arna lecaibh eagha, AFM iv 900.z . buinne lán do lic oighridh, IGT Decl. ex. 2024 . do fhás leac oighre . . . ar an sruth, Atlantis iv 142.z . blodh mór de leic-oighreadh, Eochairsg. 112.14 .

(g) In names of particular stones: tanic . . . for licc na ṅgíall i nEmain Macha, TBC-LL¹ 4725 (corresp. to Duma na ṅG., TBC-I¹ 2987. Cf. Dinds. 1 § 12 , § 13 ). Lec Patraic . . . .i. L.¤ Cathraigi fora n-ordnigtea na rig ic Caissel, Lat. Lives 55.8 . Raith guth aird, in baili adta Lec Patraic aniu, Laws i 2.4 Comm . ráncatar . . . conici in Licc . . . ca hainm na glasslicci móri seo? Lecc Commairt Chnáma sin . . . uair is furri brisfiter do chnáma-su, RC xiii 66 § 68. Of coronation stone at Tara (see also s.v. 1 lía): téid dá reic re taobh Teamhrach / Aodh Eanghach ag Leic Luighdhech, L. Cl. A. B. 71.4 . Cf. a Líg Luighdheach, 72.24 . do-gheibhthear a labhra ó leic Laoghaire, DDána 109.5 . ar Leic na Ríogh, Keat. iii 168.

(h) Meaning obscure in phr. Lecca Lis (Luigdech): leacht Conrúi hi Sleib Mis / lecht Lugdach fo leccaib leis (glossed: .i. e féin ro marb hi cumaid a mna), RC xxiii 319 § 10 = lecht Luighdech fo leccuib liss (glossed: .iii. lecca liss Luigdech .i. gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul), 324 § 10. mani betis Leca Luigdech Lis / eoin bic Baile rot betis, LL 18197 (= mainbad . . . , ZCP viii 107.6 glossed .i. ruici ┐ athis). Cu Chulaind do bith i n-iṅgnais / dirsan menbad leca lis, LL 14479 ( Ériu v 210.51 ). menbad leca lis Lugdach / lasa rumnad cach ṅderba / ba romoch ar n-étarba / fri mac na Tri Find Emna, LL 14480 ( Ériu v 210.52 ). ? Cf. .iii. bellum in hoc anno gesta uno, et possito ergense ecc leccam lias, AU 532 (i 44.12) . See lega.

Common in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

(i) l.¤ ós crú, name of a defect in horses: lec os cru, Laws iii 6.6 Comm . labram annso do bacaide coss deirid na n-ech .i. cnaimspedain . . . ┐ lec os crua, Celtica ii 52 § 20 (`ossification of the lateral cartilages', note).

Of stone in the kidney: l.¤ in árain gl. lapi[s] fulta, Ir. Gl. 246.

(j) Metaph. in Laws of something which is irreversible, `an act or deed which binds the persons indissolubly', O'Don. Suppl.; period of prescription(?) (but see Bergin, Ériu xii 217 ): is i cetna leac astuga (leg. astuda) cacha sealba, a lan logh; is i in leac aile, a hubairt ar anmain; is i in leac aile, a torind do flaith, Laws v 498.9 , 10 (i.e. the three `leca' that make binding (a transfer of) ownership are that its full value was paid for the property, that it was given as an offering to the Church for prayers for the dead, or that it had been marked out by the ruler). cetna leac .i. in cetna luige .i. ar is e in cetna ni amail lic, astus dilsi caca feraind . . . in leac aile .i. in luige aile . . . amail leic, 500.2 Comm . cisne tri leaca robaid nad fuaslaici dliged na fuigeall, na fasach, na fir n-aicnig? Eibirt nemda, . . . ; chis comdidean fria triar; sendliged forrsaide sine sencuimne, 450.1 Comm . ní bi lec robuich (sic) cach fuirech forécnech forcible detention does not constitute a lecc robuid, O'Curry 428 ( H 3.18, p. 233a ). duruth cét bliadain. ruthrod tri cóeccait bith .cc. robith .ccl. lecc .ccc. . . . ochtrach .dcccc., O'Curry 21 ( H 3.18 p. 9b ). ate a tri ro-suidiche (leg. -igthe) deimnigthe cach deirb-dilse do comed,—leac leanmanach, no chuir, no ratha inforais, Laws v 498.5 . leac leanmanach .i. leic (?lēic) leis a somaine ó bias amlaidh sin, O'D. 1340 ( E 3.5, p. 19 ).

COMPDS. With adj. ¤bán: assa lár l. `white-paven', Metr. Dinds. iv 82.27 (of Coire Breccáin). With subst. ¤cloch: in dorus ele . . . ┐ lathar (= lóthar) leccchloiche fair a stone trough, Mer. Uil. 226 . ¤aile fence of flat stones(?): ind leacaile apaidhe, IT iii 102 § 186 (but see EIS 238 ). ¤mag flag-strewn plain : mac in Leithdeirg don Lecmaig (: Bretnaig), ITS xxxix 176 § 27 (lechtmair, lecmuig, lecmaid, etc., v.ll.). See brath, bél.

3 les

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Forms: leas

n ā, f. leas (na coisi), IGT Decl. § 39 (91.21) .

(a) buttock, hip, haunch ; very freq. in dual buttocks, posterior : coche no less gl. clunis, Sg. 67a14 . catas (crinas) .i. na lessa `the haunches', Gild. Lor. 176 . for di lis ṅgabra `on the haunches of the steed', Fél. 152.23 . ina suidhiu isin sneachta corici a dī leis, TBC-I¹ 1117 ( LU 5600 ). cen chnáim lessi . . . do brisiud, LU 6530 . congeib ó chond a leisi co holl a ochsaille, LL 189a46 . Cf. dar cuimgib a ll.¤ , Dinds. 1 § 8 . ubhall a leisi do dhol asa ionad cavitate sua excidit coxa, 23 K 42, 102.y . co ndechaid a uball asa leis don leim sin, D IV 2, 63rb11 . gluaisidh si cenn uachtarach na leisi a folmuigecht na leisi, ┐ in cnamha uachtaruigh `the upper end of the thigh-bone moves in the hollow of the upper bone', Rosa Angl. 318.13 . loigid in t-otar faon ┐ a [leasa] co hard, 244.6 (cuirem ard fo chorranaib a leas, v.l.). is edh is siética and .i. teindes bis isin leis, 318.8 . moṅg . . . fair co clár a dá leas the small of the back (?), Ériu iv 138.x . do ben legadh di, ┐ do briseadh cnaimh a lesi, BCC 272.28 (§ 267) (coxaque ejus in duas confracta est partes, Adamnan).

(b) thighs(?): ní tuidchid for lesa ban ┐ nícon gignethar [mac amne], Blathm. 19. Cf. clár da less .i. in loc as a teít ind nóidiu, LL 187b 56 (cf. RC xxvi 28 § 109n .). mac lessi, MacCongl. 33.23 (in comic pedigree).

(c) In verse loosely side, thigh : a fhir (a) legas an leac go trom / air leis mínghil mheic Domhnoill, 23 E 26, 274.35 mo leanabh óm leas do ládh (on the death of a son), 23 G 24, 324. 25 .

With ref. to animals: tuc a leis ria ais . . . / co Inis ṅGlais (of the Dond Cúalṅge bearing away the body of the Findbennach), LL 20960 (`buttock', Metr. Dinds. iii 372.93 ). Of the distribution of various joints of meat according to the status of the recipient: laarg do righ . . . colp[th]a ogtigern, cuind arad, l.¤ rigna, IT iii 188 § 10 . larac do rig . . . colpta octigerna, . . . l.¤ rigna, croichet fresabrattrig, Laws i 48.13 Comm . Cf. les-chrúachait below.

Compds. With nouns. ¤chrúachait the name of some portion of the rump variously said to be reserved for the queen, a rí ruirech, a deogbaire, etc.: righan ┐ ri ruireach: —les-croichte, Petrie's Tara 185 § 16 . tanaise suad leschruachait doib, LL 3648 . scolaige leschruachait doib . . . deogbaire leschruachait doib, 3643 - 4 . ¤druimm: name given to group of Ogham letters m g ng st s denoted by lines drawn at an acute angle across the `druimm' (basic line or solid angle of stone, etc.) and extending on each side of it, Auraic. 948. lesdruim .i. leas uait [┐ fris] cucut, no leatarsna darin druim bis aicmi muine, 988 . it e a n-airdi: deasdruim, tuathdruim, leasdruim, tredruim, imdruim, 948 . ¤lerg (?): dam derg . . . do bói a les-lergaib na Luachra swelling slopes (?), Acall. 2909 (`open lands', SG ii 176 ). ocht fichit findairge . . . i les-lergaib na Luachra, 5986 (`pastures', 239 ).

With adjj. ¤baccach lame: a tri náimhde tuathchaecha lesbaccach[a] leisbréna, Acall. 6248 . ¤brén see above. ¤chora (variant of 2 cara): la táeb … leaschorach 'together with… hips and haunches' Celtica xiii 7.33 . ¤lethan wide in the haunch: ech líath lesslethan, LU 8659 ( FB 49 ).

1 lí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lí or dil.ie/30091
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: li, li, líi, lii, líi, li, liga, líthe, lighthe, dhali, liga, liga, lig, ligaib, líg, líd

n orig. perh. g, but freq. indecl. in s. and du.; l.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 98 , 99 ; cf. li n-aimbi, Auraic. 5540 , li ambi, 1170 . n s. líi, Wb. 12b 5 . Thes. ii 250.11 . lii, RC xvii 148.18 (Tig). li, Auraic. 1170. a s. líi, Corm. Y 37. li, Ériu ii 15 § 2. g s. l.¤ , SR 6883. liga, Laws i 150.10 . líthe (lighthe MS.), O'R. Poems 3358. d s. l.¤ , Wb. 15a21 . LU 9501. g du. dhali, CF 1002. n p. liga, Corm. Y 799. a p. liga, Imr. Brain 40 . Airne F. 209 . g p. lig, Hail Brigit 2 . d p. ligaib, SR 439. n s. líg of glossaries is probably not an old n. but has been abstracted from compds. or oblique cases; n s. líd of Trip. ii 552.6 is perh. for l.¤

Beauty, lustre, glory

(a) in general meaning: ar l.¤ gl. propter gloriam, Wb. 15a21 . ho l.¤ gl. decore, Ml. 37b9 . líi grene `the sun's brightness', Thes. ii 250.11 . líí .i. taithnem, O'Dav. 1197 . lig .i. maisi, Lec. Gl. 66 . co na l.¤ .i. cona taithnemh, H 2.15A, 72 (O'Don. Suppl.). a brat lig, Hail Brigit 20 . bid cach sluag . . . / lánaib do ligaib fofeib / do sidaib, do sonmigeib, SR 439 . niro fhuilngsetar na suili pecdhachu sella frisna liga noiba 'his sinful eyes could not endure gazing upon the holy colours', TBith.² 171 § 60 . in delb rola a mathair .i. Uenir, o li serce ina ghnuis `with love's splendour', Aen. 350 . indiu is forderg a lii (of a place), RC xvii 148.18 (Tig.). atá sunna sét co l.¤ / fotán tiri tairngirí `a shining treasure', Metr. Dinds. iv 166.53 . nó co mbad Fea an ainm ┐ li oni ba laind le ina faca, Dinds. 12 (Mag Lifi). l.¤ crotha `beauty of form', Auraic. 5662 . a comlond lig lumnech lenn, ZCP xi 109 § 13 . do chongain líga a lann lib (: sída) (`whetting'), Caithr. Thoirdh. 38.33 . l.¤ an toighe `splendour', TD 11.24 . do-bhéaruise . . . / l.¤ an smóil ar geiltighibh Gall `the hue of embers', 27.147 . lúirech lonn ar l.¤ n-airgid, L. Cl. A. B. 98.142 . l.¤ an óir ar a húrmháille, 144 .

For phrase l.¤ súla attractive sight (lit. `brightness of the sun', O'Rahilly EIHM 58 n.4 ) see súil. Note also: dobudh fo li liomsa sin that would please me (?), ZCP x 281. 15 (= ? fó l.¤ good splendour (?), but see fó líth s.v. 1 fó). l.¤ .i. lainn no toil, O'Dav. 1157. For ligaib, SR 7874 see lígda.

(b) Of persons beauty, (beautiful) complexion, splendour, appearance: ré taoibh amban, caomh a l.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 6118 . nocha maith ata do li, Anecd. i 21.4 . garb a ll.¤ , MU² 431 . rograd fir alathire / romsiacht . . . / rucc mo li, ni lor do dath, Ériu ii 15 § 2 . Fionn . . . go l.¤ ccroth `of ruddy complexion', Duan. F. ii 16 § 5 . meic Néill Fhrasaigh, . . . / do leasoigh l.¤ na ndaoineadh, L. Cl. A. B. 276.108 . gidh dubh anocht mo l.¤ , Duan. F. ii 64.20 . l.¤ gruaidheadh ndonn, L. Cl. A. B. 216.48 . braoi . . . ar l.¤ na subh, TD 40.15 . Of flushing of face of person satirized: ní fhuil l.¤ mh'imdheargtha ort, Aithd. D. 34.16 .

(c) With co and FO in adj. phr. brilliant, beautiful (often mere cheville): fúaim co ll.¤ , LU 3755 . atchonnarc láechu co ll.¤ , 3761 ( SCC 34 ). ar tri do rannsat an sluagh / . . . trian im Laignib con a li `a third of brilliant Leinstermen', Celt. Rev. iv 214.30 . gan mo spéis a cceól go l.¤ `I am heedless of rich melody', Duan. F. ii 18 § 10 . triar fer ar caeccait fo l.¤ (.i. ar a mbaoi degghne) `well-complexioned', Leb. Gab.(i) 16.8 ( BB 22a51 ). is cian scarsu fri eochu / fri carpat foa l.¤ , LU 9501. boi fó a l.¤ ┐ fó bláth cach datha (leg. fo áilli?), 10792 ( fó a ile, Ériu xii 174 § 1 ). detgein némanda fo l.¤ , IT i 80.15 .

(d) In contexts denoting change of colour or complexion in death colour, pallor : is cosmail fri líi bais ar baini, or na bi ni do dergge and quasi exsangis mortus , Corm. Y 37 . millfet l.¤ th'aigthe . . . `I will mar the colour of thy face' (i.e. `I will kill thee', note), Metr. Dinds. iii 62.99 . ní thardda l.¤ tassi form `may it not put the colour of a corpse on me', Thes. ii 352.18 . l.¤ n-aimbí .i. li mairb `hue of the lifeless' name of willow-tree (sail) or letter s in the Briatharogham of Morann m. Máin, Auraic. 5540 . claochloidhfidh do laochuibh l.¤ , ITS v 122. y . adbath gan locht a l.¤ dhe, L. Cl. A. B. 20.33 .

In n. pr. L.¤ Ban `Beauty of Women', wife of Labraid Lúathlám ar Claideb, LU 3354 ( SCC 14 ) etc.

In chevilles: leri líí, SR 7019 . cen lunni l.¤ , SR 6883 . l.¤ gan locht, O'R. Poems 3131.

In n. loc. see Hog. Onom.

Compds. Earlier composition-form líg-, later lí-.

(a) With nouns: ? ¤both: ordugud inna ligboth `ordering of the radiant mansions', TBith.² 121 § 16. di cheolaib ┐ ligbothaib ind nim 'of music and bright dwellings in heaven', TBith.² 201 § 84 cf. 125 § 19, 223 § 102 . ¤búaid resplendent triumph: cona uilib fochraiccib ┐ ligbuadaib, LB 74c23 . na raibhi ordugudh na libuaidh 'there was no order nor radiant virtue', TBith.² 120 § 16 . go ceolaibh ┐ libuadhaibh 'with songs and radiant virtues', TBith.² 124 § 19 . ¤dath beauteous colour : glaisiu cach ligdath, Ériu ii 110.3 . atá . . . adhbur eile ann do bláthaibh ┐ do lídhathaib, RC xxiv 370.25 . ¤derc bright eye : córrmhogail lóghmhara (leg. loghmhar a?) lídhearc, Hackett xxxix 250 . ¤drong: ba lúam cech líg-druing, Metr. Dinds. ii 26.7 . ¤ḟlaith: il-lígḟlatha lestur `in the vessel of the beautiful realm', Fél. Ep. 22 . ¤gile: taise a learg sa líghile, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71 § 4 . ¤luib fair herb; fig. of person: braon don ríoghfhuil . . ./ . . . ar líoluibh lubhghorta, L. Cl. A. B. 147.32 . ¤mag: documnet inna ligmuigi `that traverse the bright plains', Ériu ii 128.8 . ¤néll bright cloud, bright sheen : lí-néll, L. Cl. A. B. 185.148 . ¤scrisad destruction of splendour : mo lá léin leadartha leagaithe is líscriosta (líghsgriosta v.l.), Hackett xx 6 . ¤ṡruth fair stream : dha ghéis líoghshrotha leac bhfionn, O'R. Poems 2803 . ¤thorad bright produce : in mbile cona ligthoirthib, Ériu ii 120.30 . ¤thorba bright fruit : ni frith fri ligthorba /acht in ficomna, SR 1361.

(b) With adjj.: ¤bratánach bright-mantled: for ligbratanach Line (applied to Cú Chulainn), RC xiv 398 § 1. Cf. a lígbrataig Life, LU 8145 ( FB 11 ). ¤doilbthe of magical brilliance: fionnráith . . . líodhoilfe (lioghfhoirfe, v.l.), LBranach 471 . ¤daithte: le héudaighibh sáimhe ┐ líodhaithe mollibus vestimentis et coloratis, Rial. S.F. 1391 . ¤gel of bright colour : o Ghaillimh na líog lí-gheal, O'Rah. 22.6 . a eachtra fan fhiort lígeal `his sojourn neath the white tomb', PBocht 21.8 . ¤glan of unspotted beauty: a dhreach líoghlan, L. Cl. A. B. 191.38 . ¤mas brightly beautiful : uisce lerga ligmaise (`many-coloured'), Ériu ii 56 § 8 . ¤oll of great beauty : aonach lebar ligoll, ZCP xiii 8.12 .

lomm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lomm or dil.ie/30602

 

Forms: lomgipanach

adj o, ā

I

(a) bare, naked; smooth; exact : glan no l.¤ gl. nudum (granum), Wb. 13c22 (cf. 1 Corinth. xv 37 ). gran . . . ┐ he lom .i. cin colg, Laws iv 94.17 Comm . foaid for leicc luim, Thes. ii 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ). maige loma, LU 2232 ( FA 30 ). im snimaire .i. olla, no in fertais loim, Laws i 152.11 Comm . tēit do buain luachra luimmi, Fing. R. 743 . fogeltat . . . fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, LL 8011 ( TBC-LL¹ 551 ). for úir luimm, Lat. Lives 63.4 . co cloideb l.¤ i n-a láim, PH 2151 . caillech lom . . . in Morrigu, MR 198.2 . teach lom an empty house, DDána 46.37 . béarrtha, nó lom, 1 Corinth. xi 6 . lomáin loma . . . gan chroiceann gan díon gan duille, TSh. 3307 . guala lom is com ba chaoimhe smooth(?), Keat. Poems 886 . duine lom a destitute man (opp. to fer suime), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 20.23 . ? atbert gur raibe in coltur lum ina teigh `that the coulter was ready in his wallet', RC xii 346.11 . Compar. an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac , DDána 119.32 . creach nar luime creach Codhlaigh `as great as that of C.', Aithd. D. 37.46 . Adv. entirely, exactly: ataneplai lomm luaith, H 3.18, 744. 10 (cf. ScM. 3.19 ). do aithin . . . / a shenchus go léir 's go lom, BNnÉ 252.5 . ionchuir dá leanta go lom / eachtra Criomhthuinn 'na chonghlonn `closely', Aithd. D. 36.21 . mainister Shligigh do loscadh . . . co lom, AU iii 66.z . go léir lóm, Rel. Celt. ii 236.31 .

(b) Of cloth, threadbare: i mbrataib loma, O'Gr. Cat. 482.13. Cf. is l.¤ in membrum . . . hísiu worn thin, ZCP viii 175.20 .

(c) Of a judge or judgement, exact, strict; mac Dé 'n-a breitheamh léir lom. Aithd. D. 78.39 . breath lom / a los fhírpheacadh, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 9.

(d) Of a liquid, pure, unadulterated(?): do minsruth lom lemnochta (sic leg.?) BCC 386.13 .

(e) Of sounds, clear(?): cluintear fuaim na dtonn fa Thromhra / as lom labhra, DDána 111.39 . fáidhe fada fírtruaga ┐ éigme loma loiscnecha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 9.3 .

(f) Of consonants. unlenited: tinne lom as cóir ann, mur so: at ucht, no at édan, IGT Introd. 9.2 . ad cheann: .d. lom sin, 9.5 . Of the initial of nouns inflected for plural after certain numerals, 8.24 . muin lom (rhyming with lenited n after long vowel), 6.1 .

II As subst.

(a) In various meanings corresponding to those of the adjective: lom bhaise the flat of his hand(?), Oss. iii 288.22 . lom cnamha (ossis nudatio), 23 K 42, 107.1 . butaisidh ar lom air (i.e. without socks), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.22 . ag fulang luim is leattruim `poverty', Ir. Review 1913, 623 § 8 . In spiritual sense: sgaoil uainn mo ralam go réidh shortcomings, DDána 51.8 (: anam). Of clothes, threadbareness, a threadbare garment : in edugha[d] . . . etir a lom ┐ i ( = a) nua, Laws ii 146.8 Comm . an lom uile, a fhalluing donn. / do sgaoil ó chéile ar gcumann `it is complete bareness that has sundered our friendship', Ir. Review 1912, 378 § 7 . méraid a l.¤ fria nua `the thread-bare shall last as well as the new cloth', Metr. Dinds. iv 332.24 . exact meaning(?); exactitude: in tan na fuidbiter a cosmailius hi, is a breth a lom aignid (sic leg.?) from the plain meaning of the natural law(?), Laws v 8.z Comm . (but perh. compd.). go roinneann Dia lom ceirt ris an druing n-ainiochtaigh `mere justice', TSh. 4950 . lom na firinne the naked truth, Luc. Fid. 3156 .

(b) opening for attack(?) (see Dinneen ): do bheir lom ar chách gidh eadh / ní nár dhéanta do dhéanamh `to do a wrong thing leaves one open to attack ', Content. vi 191 . cluiche teaca a lom ma le / sdailc i ndiaidh dhá bheann beire (of some game), L. Cl. A. B. 131.33 .

As n.pr. m. or pseudonym: Lom Laine, LL 18175 , 18191 , 18171 .

Compds. (freq. with merely intensive force).

(i) With noun. ¤arc ? : lomarc ardacaraid, IT iii 90 § 123 . ¤bréc: ag cur loimbhreige oruinn entirely misrepresenting us, Luc. Fid. 3193 . ¤ches: fóir, a fhlaith, loimcheas na scol the great affliction, L. Cl. A. B. 122.75 . ¤chrann: eire cuinge sesrige / in cech lomchrund díb, LU 9063 ( FB 81 ) (ref. to lommánaib darach, LU 9062 ). ¤derc (1 derc): for ligib laech os lomdeirc, LL 192b49 . ¤éithech: ar luighi ┐ ar loimeithech `by open perjury', Caithr. CC 34.5 (§ 58) . ¤ḟéith (1 féith): cian ó chaillis do mhéithe / do leaghadh dom lomfhéithe, Hackett lvi 22 . ¤laithe: fiche is cuig lomlaithi lind / a com[fh]laithi os Erinn, MacCarthy 430.15 . ¤gabal: bert fleda for lomgabail (derogatory descr. of a person), Bruchst. i § 80 . ¤gall naked foreigner(?): berla in lomghaill, IT iii 100 § 172 . ¤lerg smooth slope(?): flaith Mide na l., LL 185a1 . ¤othrus serious illness: re linn a lomothrais, Caithr. Thoirdh. 8.11 . ¤scíath smooth shield : i leathan an loimscéth, TBC St. 3243. Cf. loindsgéth, 3261 . ¤ṡerc great love : mer im mond (mod, modh, v.ll.) a l. réil, LL 17158 . ¤thalam: ar lár nó ar lom-thalamh, TSh. 2269 . ¤thí: ar ti treasa do thennad . . . ar l. a lama . . . do lan-dergad `ready', MR 224.26 . ¤thrú doomed: ni ma-taet fort beolu . . . at l., RC xiii 440 § 12 ( LL 288b44 ). da mairedh Onchú an Essa / do bud lomthrú an loinges[-s]a, Irish Texts ii 11 § 10. In pejorative sense: an lom-trú con millte `a wretch of a ravening wolf', BNnÉ 151.23 .

(ii) With adj. (somet. forming dvandva compd. e.g. lommcháel, somet. with intensive force, somet. merely for alliteration). ¤cháel: da lurgain lomchaola, Corm. Y p. 91.19 (s.v. prull). ¤cháid: Mael-Isu leir, lom[m]chaid `very chaste', Gorm. Jan. 16 . -lainn very desirable : anadh bud l. leam sunn, Prolegomena 43 § 30 . beither gan mac nDomnaill de / onar l. lat erghe, Irish Texts ii 12 § 15 . fiche bó ní lom-loinn lim / do chomroinn rim, IGT Verbs ex. 712 . -nocht see separate article. ¤nóeb: Loppán lomnoeb `very holy', Gorm. Mar. 26 . ¤olc very bad : léig a Floinn a donnḟolt dí / a bhoing dhí ma l. lé, 24 P 8, 228.x . ¤thiug very close : doire loimthiugh lasamail laighnech, ML² 1183 . ¤thornocht (see tarnocht) stark naked : l. uile act a n-airm na llámaib, LL 12133 ( TBC-LL¹ 5806 ). tangatar side lomthornacht asa longaib, TTr.² 512.

(iii) With adj. derived from noun: ¤chosach: ag siubhal nochtuigh ┐ lomchosach ` bare-foot ', Isaiah xx 2 . ¤gipánach: lomgipanach in threadbare ragged garb(?), IT iii 98 § 159. ¤glúinech bare-kneed (sobriquet of a Fomorian chief): Loscennlom mac Lomgluinigh, RC xii 96 § 128 . ¤luirgnech bare-legged: na sillidi lumluirgnecha, Comp. CC 83.z . ¤rótach having bare roads : ó Mhoigh lomródaigh Luirg, IGT Decl. ex. 888.

(iv) With vn. ¤arcain see separate article. ¤cheisnem: cáithleach cruais ┐ lóchán . . . loim-cheisnimh `constant complaining', TSh. 10092 . ¤diúltad: go dtug . . . loim-dhiúltadh dá thighearna fá dhol ar cuireadh leis `flat refusal', 7555 . ¤fhágáil: a mhaighistir, a ghrádh, . . . atámaoid air lom-fhághail `we are done for', GJ iv 82a (Stair E. Uí Ch.). ¤thúr (see 1 túr): sáer-ainm Sinna saigid dún / dáig rolaimid a lom-thúr `since ye venture to lay bare its origin', Metr. Dinds. iii 286.2 ( = LL 20477 ). ¤nochtad act of revealing completely, exposing : lom-nochtadh do dhéanamh ar a lochtaibh féin, TSh. 9073 . nó dá mbeidís les lochta / níor thairgeas a lomnochta, Content. v 8 . ¤rím complete enumerating : na lochta cen lomrim lac, BB 331b40 . ¤ṡloinded act of naming exactly : ni derna a lomsloinded dom deōin-sa `has not made himself fully known', Fianaig. 62.12 .

(v) With vb. See lommairgid.

Lugaid

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Forms: Luigdech, Lugdach, Lugoda, Lugaid

v g s. Luigdech, also later Lugdach, Lugoda, Lugaid. IGT Decl. § 122. n. pr. m. See O'Rahilly EIHM 120 n. 2 ; Corp. Gen. passim. dollēicci in slig for L.¤ , Corm. Y 1084 . co L.¤ , 323 . Corc mac Luigdech, 598 . do slūag Luigdech, 1084 . [éc] Luígech, MacCarthy 306.16 . do shil Luígdhech, 298.20 . mac Luíghdech, 300.5 . a leac Luighdheach, IGT Decl. ex. 1895 . a lia Lughaidh, ex. 1896 . do láimh Lughodha, 1897 . cú chuilén ó Lughdhach leo, 1898 . Mac Lughaidh nár bhanda, Oss. iv 18.19 . ? Cf. di dóit lugdaig, LL 13451.

oenar

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n o, m. a compd. of oen+ fer, Thurn. Hdb. § 387 , but see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 136. énar áonar, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.1) .

(a) a single individual, one alone ; strictly of persons only, used of both sexes and numbers, generally as appositional dat. with poss. pron., referring to a noun or pron. expressed or implicit (as subj. or obj. of vb.), in sense alone, by oneself : ni fil nech and . . . acht meisse m'oínur save I alone, Wb. 5a25 . mé i ndaire . . . m'oenur i tirib anheoil, SR 3180. m'aenur dolod forsin mbith, m'aenur ragad de, Ériu ii 56 § 14. don- úadhus m'oenur é, Cóir Anm. 70 (p. 320.18) . nā hadair dee bréci, acht me féin m'aenur, PH 7311. domroiched for rith soithech . . . co roich m'oenar moch, ACL iii 232 § 2 (`that it may reach me betimes', Ériu vi 113 ). tusu t'oínur, Ml. 78b18 . ní nad roichet Ulaid uli, rosoichi-siu th'óenur, FB 11. ni fil cuit . . . acht duit-siu th'óenur, SCC 6. it' agaid-sea th'oenur against thee alone, PH 8194. arná dernae tré báegul | m'óenur t'óenur ar Demun, Ériu i 198.6 (= lest you find yourself tête- à-tête with the Devil? Prob. a cant phrase). a oinur, gl. (qui finxit) singulatim, Ml. 53a9 . ro marb tríar for trichait díb a oenur, SCC 36. curther a n-ugturas hi lleith Duid a oenur, Hib. Min. 4.128 . dérgud do Máel D. a óenur ┐ dérgud cach triir dia muintir a separate couch for M., LU 1815 ( RC ix 490.12 ). níro rathaig nech díb aní sin acht Fand a hoenur, SCC 45. noí carpait fóthi a oenur for her special use, TBC-LL¹ 695. napad airib far n-oínur for yourselves only, Wb. 22d25 . is la demnaib a n-oenur a airichas, FA 29. ro bu la filedu a n-aenur brei- themnus, Laws i 18.12 .

léicid . . . a oenur leaves . . . alone, does not meddle with: léic he a oenur, PH 3356. leic a oenur in fognam give up serving, RC xxiv 192.18 . leac[ad] iarsin a n-imrom a aenur they desist from rowing, RC ix 18.15 .

With omission of poss. pron.: cen nech n-aili . . . acht se oenur 's a óenben, SR 1888. in duine fodein aonur, Laws i 270.22 . do Coinculaind aenur, Ériu i 120.2 . leic aenur in mignim desist from the evil deed, TTebe 2130 . d'ar ndéanamh dheit éanar to make us Thine only, Dán Dé xvi 22.

Later with prep. i n- and poss. pron.: tucus-[s]a a m'oenur amus fair, PH 3840. tusa at'aonar, Ériu ii 56 § 13. mac mheic Concubhair . . . ní hÉirionnach 'na aonor `he is not a mere Irishman', Ériu v 64.2 . ní maith an duine bheith 'na áonar, Gen. ii 18.

Rarely as subst. one person : ni fortreisi oeth oenuir ardmius ilmile . . . .i. ni treisi toimdin a sochaide oldass luighe n-aonfir `the oath of one man', O'Dav. 36.

(b) occas. in sense of oneself, of one's own accord, without external agency ; esp. of things. noda-sínet na claidib a n-óenur, BDD 76. conda-samaigetar [na trualli] impu a n-oenur (the sheaths) encase (the swords) of themselves, 95 . con- acca in muilenn for bleith a oenar, Lism. L. 2001. gach glas iata . . . da oslaicead 'na haenar, ZCP v 24 § 3. sicip leth tíassat ind ocdaim a n-oenar, Trip. 252.27 . co n-erbail a aonar died a natural death, Leb. Gab.(i) i 202.20 . coro marbhtha iad idir nō go n-eiblidis a n-aenar do ghorta, AFM vi 2074.11 .

(c) in late texts occas. in the construction: is o.¤ dom I am alone, solitary . cona bad aenur do i[n] céin no biad immalle fris, D IV 2, 73vb6 . aonar dhamhsa eidir dhaoinibh, Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 1 . Cf. Ó hEachaidh ní háonur leis | ceis cheathair fhaobhar re ais Ó hE. is not lonely while his harp is beside him, IGT Introd. § 18.

(d) in mod. lang. the gen. aonair is used as an adj. = lonely, solitary : Carrig na C. 'na fothraigh aonair a lonely ruin, D. MacCarrth. 4.27 . See Dinneen s.v. aonair.

seirthech, serthach

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n (? seir, Contract Law 324 ) the name of a disease of horses: gallra bunaid...deilgnech ┐ serthach ┐ leac os cru do eachaib, CIH iii 976.30 . is iat na galair buna .i. sertach ┐ deilgnech...do eachaib, CIH iii 1000.26 . is iat-so na gallra bunaidh .i. ...serteca ┐ deilgnec...d'eachaib, CIH ii 696.11 . seirtec ┐ deilgnech ... d'eachaib , CIH vi 2048.25 .

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