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lethnugud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lethnugud or dil.ie/30059
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Forms: lethnachad

u, m. vn. of lethnaigid. Also lethnachad. act of broadening, spreading . With obj. gen.: do l.¤ a foguir `to broaden their sound', Sg. 9a10 . ind eclais iar n-a l.¤ fó chethar aird in domain, PH 5566 . an tuisci . . . ac lethnugadh ┐ ac ramrugadh an radairc ann (of the visual effect of water on a submerged body), Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.5 . ag lethnugad an craidhi co mesurda mar doni an croch 'by dilating the heart moderately, as does saffron', Rosa Angl. 146.8 . an úair leathnuighthe bhur lámha amach, Isaiah i 15 . do leathnughadh saicéduigh . . . faói, lviii 5 . líonfuidh leathnughadh a sciathán amach leithead do dhúithchesi, viii 8 .

Without gen.: ro bói [in loch] ic lethnachud tar in cuicid uile, Acall. 4532 . do-chuala . . . na loiscthi ac l.¤ ┐ ac lérscaíled, Comp. CC 93.15 . a leim luighe ar lethnachadh, Irish Texts ii 100 § 28 . bhías a ainm ag leathnughadh, Psalms lxxii 17.

Of vowels, broadening: leathnughadh .e. shínidh fhada ag dul a n.éu. Leathnughadh .e. shínidh ghirr no mheadhónaigh ag dul a nea , IGT Introd. 6. 32f . gach focal díobh sein ghabhus cáoladh ceirt chuige, as é fein arís as leathnughadh dhó. Dá mbeadh feidhm ar .ae. do leathnughadh as a n.a do rachadh (i.e. `ae' is the `cáoladh' of `a', and `a' i the `leathnughadh' of `ae'), 7.6f.