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anál

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Forms: anál

n ā, f. Orig. vn. of anaid. Celt. Verb p. 186 . Pedersen, Litteris ii 77 - 94 (Best Bibliogr.), LEIA anál f. IGT Decl. § 149 . n. sg. anáil, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 58 § 31 . act of breathing; breath: donanáil gl. anele, Gild. Lor. gl. 123 ( anhela, Du Cange , see Ascoli xxxiii ). ic egmig impu . . . fot a n-anali till out of breath, LU 1902 ( RC x 56.15 ). anála fer ┐ ech, 9246 . anáil nathrach, 5442 (TBC). rob imda airech . . . ica urgabail ar n-urnaidm a anala air through shortness of breath (of fleeing men), MR 318.11 . tocbaid bar n-anála i núachtur bar cléib du bar n-étrummugud tairis, Mer. Uil. 65 . tromtínfed a mbrenanala, BB 495a8 . bolad fína lía anóil (: óir), LU 3640 ( SCC 31 ). a.¤ mnáa lat ingin breathes like a woman, Fing. R. 373 ( ZCP iii 5 § 14 ). omun iar sin hi cride / iss a.¤ hi trommchride (on the situation (in the body) of the passions and propensities), ACL iii 223.10 . lán dom anáil ón uabhar puffed up with pride(?), Studies 1924, 87 § 16 . cuir mar thúis anáil th'ochta / fam ghnúis d'fhagháil fhurtochta, DDána 67.30 . goill dom athchur 'sdom arguin / . . . / rug a hanáil óm inntinn, 90.5 . do-bhir dá ḟine a n-anáil `who gives life to his kinsfolk', TD 32.80 . lé anáil na nél um nóna / fér ag fagháil chóra a críaidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1153 . d'anáil óirmheirgeadh the breeze caused by the waving of ensigns, L. Cl. A. B. 100.200 . lé séideadh nó lé súghadh a anáile, TSh. 1896 . oiret anala géoid the slightest breath, RC xxiv 381.18 . táinig d'anáil chuaigh fa Chormac `such fumes arose from the goblet', TD 29.34 .

In various phrases. do-beir a.¤ fo breathes on: a ndorat a anáil foí when he blew under it (of a fire), Trip.² 132 . tuc a a.¤ fai iarsin `the Devil breathed on him them', BCC 454.28 . do-beir a.¤ for: dobeir an sacart secht n-[an]ála Dē for a muin the priest breathes seven breaths of God on his back (significance obscure, apparently a form of appeasement), BColm. 96.27 . dobeir íarum an t-airchindech secht n-anāla Dē for a muin corigci an lic i ndorus a tighi apad, 29 . gaibid ar (for) a.¤ : no co ngaba for thrí ara anáil till he thrice holds in his breath, Mer. Uil. 135 . rogab for a anáil, CCath. 2072 . do léici, léicid a.¤ exhales breath: crét tái cen t'anál do lécud immach? PH 8136 . ro teilgedh a anál, CCath. 2164 . aithinne dubh . . . léicis Mlaise a anáil foillsigh / fúithib gur shoillsigh, SG 27.33 . dia ttealccat an lucht úd a n-anala get breathing time, AFM v 1766.24 . do-léici, léicid a.¤ do: ma tarlaic a nanala doibh if he gave them a breathing space (of driving cattle), O'Curry 2325 ( Eg. 88, 25 (26)b ). ro léc a tri nanala doib, O'Curry 2341 (ib. 26 (27)c ). intan dorelced mo anāl damsa provided I can breathe, TBC-I¹ 2192 . nír léig Gall ort a anáil 'no foreigner breathed upon you', Giolla Brighde 40 § 5 .

In descriptions of heroes' feats (precise application not clear): rothchless ┐ otar ┐ cless for análaib (of Cú Chulainn), LU 5972 (= gless (cleas St.) for a.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 2111 ). eter chles for análaib ┐ ubullchles ┐ siaburchles, 8442 ( FB 30 ). léim tar neimh ┐ cleas fur anala, RC xxix 128 § 35 . ro clisius for analaib / uasa uíb ( ? uas aúib) na n-ech, LU 9345 . immasleig cach la beirt immin n-araid gabáil na n-ésse biid uasaib ┐ análaib, 9294 . Cf. in descriptions of fighting: is amlaid bís mo chú . . . oc imguin ós analaib, TBC-LL¹ 531 . arfich ó aíb ech ┐ analaib fer, LU 8347 ( FB 24 ). atrácht a én gaile osa anáil co m-búi for folúamain imma chend (of Hercules), LL 225a48 ( TTr. 600 ). rachomaicsigsetar na catha da ceile . . . co raeirgetar a n-eoin gaile ósa n-analaib, 239b42 ( 1706 ).

Of recitation, ref. to the number of words, etc. to be spoken in one breath: intan ba roscadh . . . cindas nothomsidhe? . . . do focul forba anaile no-taispenta don choiceadh focul, uair is coic focail romesadh i n-anail in filed by a word completing a breath which was indicated by the fifth word . . ., Auraic. 930 = 3860 . dilius do bair[d]ne a tomus et coir n-anala their measure and correct phrasing (lit. breathing), 3528 . is é cóir nanála .i. narop sia las in bfer nít gaib (= nodgaib ?) ó aná[i]l cen (leg. cech ?) leth ┐ gach cethruma inás a céile, ar na roib cam .i. cin claen dona claenaib . . . that the man who recites it in (one ?) breath may not prolong any one couplet or any one line more than another(?), O'D. 1222 (H 2.15, 86b). Of the chanting of psalms: a sailm iar fersaib ┐ linib ┐ adhantaib ┐ analaib, Laws v 24.9 Comm. oc cetul a shalm . . . for aillib ┐ annalaib ┐ ernalib, MacCongl. 13.11 . Of the recitation of a magic formula: D. doroine dic[h]etal do cennaib for enanail do cuingidh feraind for C., LL 392b53 . Similarly: for óenchoiss ┐ óenláim ┐ óenanáil rachain dóib insin uile, LU 6983 = BDD² 562 . Legal: tucait mbinniusa .i. a foclaib ┐ a nanalib diction and enunciation (of speaking in court), O'D. 849 (H 3.17, c. 603). fot naen anala do boaire, ┐ .u. focuil inti, a dó do filid . . . a tri do flaith . . . a secht do eclais, ┐ nai focail cethrachat indtib, O'Curry 698 (H 3.18, 337). go deich do foclaib ┐ vii nanala don eclais ┐ vii focail in cach anail . . . da anail don fili ┐ v focail in cach anail, 227 (122).

On the connection between a.¤ and poetic art (aí), see Celtica vi 215 ff. do glaine n-anáile, Ériu xiii 37.15 . do-glind anáil / ailibh caoinibh / inghen gaoithe . . . eisimh teisimh / eallaing, teallaincc, 16 . a hainm (i.e. aí) i ccaoimthecht fria hanail, 39.24 .

Compd. anal-utmall of quick breath, panting , CCath. 4956 .

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.

athaig, athach, athad

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Forms: othaigh, athaigh, othach, athach, othadh, athadh, buic

n Form and infl. vary. othaigh athaigh f., IGT Decl. § 13 . othach athach m., § 55 . othadh athadh m., § 11 .

Interval, space, usu. of time, and as a rule in adv. phrases. Distinct from 1 adaig and 2 adaig, Thurn. ZCP xx 358 ff. nir gerr in athuig, Fen. 124.22 . ? ni ar talmain ar nathaidh ni = uiae nostrae non sunt super terram, Laud 610, 8c (Plummer MS notes). ferr ind athaich cen ḟogail / flaith C[h]athail meic Conchobuir `better the time without spoil', ZCP ix 466 § 27 . Dubinrecht mac Cathail C[h]ind / rogab athaich iar n-Ailill `for a while', 464 § 18 . athaidh oile at other times, Dán Dé xii 11 . a hathair i n-ucht Mhuire / athaidh i gcurp cholluidhe, DDána 9.4 . aithidh éigin for a while, Aithd. D. 13.15 . athaidh d'aimsir, Content. v 106 . taet lemm athaig biuc (buic MS), BColm. 16.z . cu n-imthig athach leo he went for a while with them, MU² 672 . codail athach becc, Aen. 1229 . c íís T. . . . athach (: chathach), Metr. Dinds. ii 74.33 . do bhí an Táilgeann ann athach, IGT Decl. ex. 1421 . athadh dár ndéanaimhne dhó he spent a time like us, PBocht 25.24 . is buain áil lachan do linn / athadh ó íbh Táil téigim, IGT Decl. ex. 351 . athadh imchían for a long time, AFM iii 562.18 . iar mbeith athuigh imchian a nualghubha dhó, Desid. 6128 . iar m-beith atha fhada amuith, IT ii2 142.508 . co cenn athaidh do ló iar sin, AFM vi 2072.25 . tig chugainn i gcionn athaigh after a while, TD 8.12 . air nataig aimsiri, BB 238b37 . fri hathaidh m-bic, MR 34.20 . fria hathadh for a while, Oss. v 88.1 . re had ┐ re hathaig, TTebe 2871 . re hothaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 616 . re hethadh fada imchéin d'aimsir for a very long period of time, Ériu v 84.10 . lé hathaidh imchein, AFM vi 1886.17 . athach .i. tamall, O'Cl.

Of space: oclach a cuibrech athach uad a short distance from it, Aen. 426 ( ZCP ii 438.1 ). tar lic T. . . . athach nár bh'fota `a little distance past L. T.,' SG 63.9 .

1 báire

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io n

(a) course, progress: is gnāth la Fland, lāthar n-āne, / bāre sech a dīne to outstrip his (own) generation (?), Bruchst. 11 § 19. sóiset a mb.¤ dia brath / co tarb nDáire maic F. they turned their course, Metr. Dinds. iii 370.47 . mo bh. tar muir mbarcláin, BS 30.9 . b.¤ baíse wild or wanton course: co tanic mac . . . P. ar a baírí baissi ina ruatur rabarta, BB 430b48 . ina ruathar righmiledh ┐ ina baire baíssi, Stair Erc. 283. Cf. Oliuane / na tarat bari for baís, LL 16480. Of a child's play: ar a bāire baīsi a coimidecht a oide, ML² 13. cnuic áille ar ar hoileadh mé / oirear mo bh.¤ baoise, DDána 88.31 .

cenn báiri goal, destination: is cucainni cenn a báiri it is us he makes for, Sc.M² § 9.5 . rachaidh mé dar mbaileine / mar a bhfuil ceann ar mb.¤ , Magauran 800 . a Moling . . . / gus' tuccus cend mo bhaire towards whom I have directed my course, Anecd. ii 24 § 18 .

(b) goal, aim, object; victory: fácbaid sund fri b.¤ mbil / liac láime cech láech-ḟir, Metr. Dinds. iii 116.99 . bruthmar b.¤ , ii 2.2 . b.¤ breath-ṡoluis gacha bréithre (a prince), MR 108.18 . neach nach tréig b.¤ an bheatha / téid beatha as sáimhe seocha, Dán Dé vii 3 perh. to be assigned to (a). lá b.¤ `Victory Day', PBocht 3.30 . is ruathur ratha, is rót do báre, TBC-LL¹ 5343. a bhuille bh.¤ na mban `master stroke' (to the Blessed Virgin), PBocht 13.45 . buailfidh Dia a bhuille bh.¤ , 3.1 .

(c) game of hurling; goal: búaid ṁb. ┐ immana, TBC-LL¹ 971. ros fuc (sc. in liathróit) dar brúach ṁbaire uadib, 904 . ag imirt an bh.¤ , Oss. iii 118.4 . ar mhachaire an bh.¤ , ZCP v 211. 253 (Mid. Court). ar gcur bh.¤ having scored a goal, DDána 105.6 . ro chuiris an b.¤ trí huaire ar Chairbre, Oss. iii 56.19 .

v (d) With beirid.

(i) directs one's course (attack), proceeds, sets out: nima rucsam ar mbaire / nima lodmair sec Lere, CS 136.13 (an. 827 ). iss ed ruc a báre . . . co rígu Sparte, LL 31293 ( TTr. 477 ). beiridh baíri mbruthmar . . . dochum na debhtha, 405bz 0 . i dtráth beirthe an bh.¤ at the moment of attack, DDána 48.29 . Fig. monúar ámh nach daoinleith ro iomáinset ┐ do bertsat a mb.¤ , Hugh Roe² 264.20 . Cf. AFM v 1860.6 .

(ii) wins, gains the victory: gach āen 'ga mbīa in marbnad-si, / budh hē bērus an bāiri, ZCP xiii 17.28 . in fer . . . / beirios b. ar cach cuaini, SG 61.10 . ní rugamar an b.¤ ar a chéile, Oss. iii 118.7 (Tór. Dh.). rug b.¤ ar gach aonlocht hí, DDána 32.5 . gnaoi Rōisi ag breith bhāire, O'R. Poems 973.

With other vbs.: mo lic láimhe / . . . / bid breo brisfeas báiri, Manners and Customs ii 280. n. ar mbuadugad cacha b.¤ ┐ ar maidem cacha mórchoscair, MR 244.21 . dias do maoidh baire um Berbha, LL 394.5 .

ceilt

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f. Vn. of ceilid. IGT Decl. § 14 . Verbs § 34 . Act of hiding, concealing : is aire dorigni si sin in ch.¤ sin, BB 237a24 = ceilcg, Celtica 12.81 (of Rachel). c.¤ gach thaoibh leabhair fa lic , Dán Dé xxv 13 (cleith, v.l.). ag c.¤ a gcreidimh, TSh. 3548 . With AR: mo pheactha nach éidir liom do ch.¤ ort, Parrth. Anma 4625 . an fhírinne do ch.¤ air ar nUachtarán dlisdionach, Donlevy 72.y . With CEN: is cóir cen a chelt it is proper to make it known, LL 370b25 = chleith, Arch. Hib. iv 205 § 10 . With FO: fo ch.¤ `outlawed', Oss. iii 82.15 . fá ch.¤ déar blinded by tears, Keat. Poems 704 .

Act of setting aside, suppressing , etc.: agra nach éidir do ch.¤ , Dán Dé xiv 7 . ag c.¤ fuardochta in adhóir dispelling , O'Gr. Cat. 452.9 . ag c.¤ dobróin driving away sorrow, Oss. iii 260.19 . In chevilles: nocha c.¤ riaghla reidhi it is a plain statement, etc., Ériu ii 228.9 . gan c.¤ (sic leg.), BNnÉ 144.11 . os da neimh-cheilt to put it plainly, 228 § 133 .

See 2 cleth.

cepptha

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part. of ceppaid. shaped, fashioned : im dénum brón don lic, . . . ┐ si ceptha, O'D. 84 ( H 3.17, 71 ). Cf. cétch. s.v. 1 cét-.

1 én,

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Forms: én, éu, eóuin, eóin, én, eiúin, euin, eoin, eún, eon, én, én, eóin, eoin, éin, eoin, heónu, heona, euna, ṅén, én, én

n o, m. a bird: n s. essen didiu ni hēn chadacht no ni hēn clūmda cedacht [sic leg.] not yet a fledged bird Corm. Y 511 (cf. cadacht, Thes. ii 252.18 . cedacht, Wb. 27d13 ). én immoniada sás, Thes. ii 294.27 . int én bec 343.14 . cuach findruini ┐ én óir for a lár, FB 60 . én do lic lógmair, 62 . in t-ēn gaires as in tsail | ālainn guilbnén is glan gair, IT iii 47.3 . éu, Anecd. i 28 § 27 . v s. a eóuin Accla, 24.15 . a eóin , 25 § 4 . a s. sénais inn ēn luamnech the fluttering bird Hy v 64 . amal én LU 69b17 = TBC-I¹ 1259 . nomad loighi na circi in gach en da henaib an airet bet re cois for every chick Laws iii 380.2 . g s. do anmaim ind eiúin , Sg. 93a2 . i ndeilb euin RC iii 346.19 . suide eoin , Hy v 1 . bés éoin ar luamain TBC-LL¹ 3615 . a chride ind eoin ittig, 3462 . tré sciath n-ete indala héoin, SCC 7 . hi tuaim inn eouin, CCC 5 (Eg.). i rricht eoin = sub specie avis Todd Lect. v 20.8 . guth eoin bhinn do bhilibh GF, Ériu v 54.43 . sgéala gach eóin don ealta, TD 15.27 . guth a néin, Eccles. xii 4 . d s. dund eún , Ml. 118b10 (ref. to pellicanus). donn eon , ACL iii 234.15 . Dán Dé ix 24 . n du. in dá én , SCC 6 . a du. da én , 7 . CCC 2 . g du. a ndeilb da eun finn, RC iii 346.34 . d du. don dá éan, TD 15.31 . n p. amal donemat eoin a suthu as birds protect their young Ml. 39c22 . amal ṁbite in euin utmaill sin (ref. to locustae) 127c12 . ind eóin , FA 33 (LU. ina heoin LB). ind eoin , SCC 5 . an éin , CCC 2 (LU). eoin aititin (.i. cerca ┐ geodh) `domestic fowl' Laws v 166.5 . eoin mara...eoin moige ná móna ...eoin choilledh, O'Gr. Cat. 487.14 . a p. dossib...inna heónu will hunt the birds LU 129a40 . 63a3 . ina heona TBC-I¹ 708 . gin euna , CCC 4 (Eg.). fostaid ocht n-eono díb, TBC-LL¹ 1335 . fastaid sé eóin déc díb, 1336 (heona St). g p. trírech inna ṅén , Thes. ii 290.8 . foraim én , SCC 5 . irrechtaib én nglégel, FA 33 . iall én , TBC-LL¹ 1952 . ingne éan, TSh. 3466 . d p. d'iasc ┐ di enaib, IT ii 173.8 . dona héanaibh, TD 15.28 . TSh. 3057 .

Special uses: a éan coluim ar cheannsa O dove for gentleness Dán Dé i 19 . gan uiread eoin chirce da mhaoin féin so much as a chick (? cf. under eréne, éirín(e), above, and Cog. 48.19 ) Keat. iii 2756 .

Fig., etc. nipu ēn comadus ina n-ēill not a suitable bird for their flock (of an uncomely fellow seeking to join a party of poets) Corm. Bodl. p. 180 . an t-ēn oirdnidi (of St. Gregory) YBL 164a47 = ZCP xii 368.3 . e.¤ baile bird of ecstasy (fig. for dream of love (?), the kisses of Mac ind Óc): eoin bale batar oc athigid Chairpri L. do Ráith Chairpri...cetheora póca in Meic Ooc ros delb i rricht cethri n-én co mbetís ic togairad cǽm nHerend, LL 166a22 . Dinds. 117 . Cf. Metr. Dinds. iv 212 . A Luim Laine nacham luaid | ...manibetis leca Luigdech lis | eoin bic baile rot betis were it not for the `leca L. l.' the birds of ecstasy (?) would be with thee LL 145b14 (cf. ZCP viii 107.6 and n 0 . MS. Mat. 478 . iii lecca lis Luighdech .i. gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul , RC xxiii 324 x ). é.¤ crosse: co hén crossi .i. saland `the bird of a cross—salt' MacCongl. 101.1 = co hen croithe (= croiche ?) 127.16 . eóin erchoille (v.l. earcaille), name given to a class of mercenaries , Triads 230 . é.¤ finn: éun fionn `ossifrage or white Eagle' Kirk = Eg. Gl. 289 ( ACL iii 155 ). é.¤ catha a bird-standard, an ensign: ra tócbait a signi sitharda ┐ a n-eóin chatha, LL 239b38 = TTr. 1702 . é.¤ gaile bird of valour, a phenomenon supposed to accompany the martial fury of heroes (cf. O. Ir. lúan láith): atrácht a én gaile ós a anáil, LL 225a47 (= TTr. 600 ). ra eirgetar a n-eoin gaile ós a n-analaib, 239b41 (= TTr. 1706 ). Fianaig. 94. 13 . adraig a en gaile co mbai for luamain uasa cind, Aen. 2567 . Cog. 188 . FDG 237 = MR 32.9 . én gualann pet bird: én gualann Dé (ep. of Colum Cille) ZCP x 340.9 .

COMPDS.: ¤abdul of big birds (?): conid fordub cu aér n-enadbul uas a cennaib as far as the sky where the great birds soar (?) LL 265a7 = MU 20.28 .

¤amar bird-song (?): tiaguit inn eoin remib...ba haluinn in t-enlorg ┐ in t-enamar cachnaitir for a lluamuin CCC 2 Eg. = ba cáin in t-énlorg ┐ t-énamar bói leu LU. e.¤fhlaith bird reign, bird kingdom BDD 16.171 and p. 121 .

¤lorg a flight of birds (?): see under ¤amar, above, and: suairc in t-énlorg én álainn | ní scélborb amar scáilim SG 347.18 .

¤ogam bird-ogam , a cipher in which the letters are denoted by names of birds, as `e' by `ela' and so on, Auraic. 5692 .

With pref. sen-én ancient bird i.e. a hawk, crow: sen-ēn .i. prechan no seabac ut est smacht peta seneoin ┐ sinnaig, O'Dav. 1414 = peata seneóin (.i. sebaicc), Laws iv 114.11 ( 16 ). i ndelbaib sen-én, LL 246 b6 (= IT iii 244.35 ). in da ṡin-én hí sin, 246b20 = IT iii 244.45 . siabra ┐ seneoin (hovering over a battlefield), Cog. 174.10 .

1 feidil

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Forms: feidle, fedil

adj i The orig. meaning is perh. lasting, enduring, cf. feidligidir and see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 110 : feidhil .i. fada, Cóir Anm. 102 . feidhil .i. fada no buan, P. O'C. ionann feidhil is fada, Keat. ii 2867 . Cf. also : duibithir funchi fedil | culchi cach eóin imthemin ` long-lived ' Metr. Dinds. iii 256.19 . aní raḟind co fedil (: lándemin) that which turned it white enduringly 378.3 . o roboi P. co fedil ann sin continuously, for a long time (?) PH 1955 . Hence in moral sense enduring, constant, faithful, persevering: rop fedil, rop ainmnetach, Tec. Corm. § 6.25 . fedil cech ainmnetach `persevering' § 13.8 . menma fossaid fedil fri bánmartra, ZCP iii 29.19 . craibdech [? cradb- MS.] forusda f.¤ , ACL iii 321 § 6 . f.¤ fodhailtech amal Iop, Lism. L. 2743 . ar mbadh demin | a fír feidhil his steadfast truth (?) Anecd. i 68.2 (= ZCP xi 158 ). letrais D. don lic ... fedma feidhil | coic leathunga persistent in effort Anecd. i 67 § 153 . fross usci fedil fedma of unfailing vigour Metr. Dinds. iii 262.31 . feacht feidhil a persevering course Lism. L. 2105 . bás feidhil F., AFM ii 958 . pl. feidle miscne `steadfast in hate' Tec. Corm. § 16.14 . termond na fían fedeil féig, LU 4147 . (Adv.) rochathaigset co fedil ┐ co ferrda oc diten in rechta diada, PH 6521 . By later glossators equated with innraic : f.¤ la cach he .i. inraic la cach, Ériu ii 174.7 (expl. of Eochaid Feidlech. Cf. Cóir Anm. 102 , see 1 feidlech). feidhil .i. ionnraic, O'Cl.

1 fo, fa, fá

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fo, fa, fá or dil.ie/22333
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: fo, fó, fu, fa, ba, bá, ba, fá, fao, faoi, fa, ba, fa, fa, faoi, fua, foa, fo, fó, f, fo, fó, fá, fon(d), fón, fónd, foind, fóa, fun, fan, fona, fosnaib, foum, fóm, fúm, fúm, fóm, fout, fūd, fút, —d, fót, —d, fád, fo, foa, fua, foí, fóe, foei, fáe, fou, foú, fó, foa, fáe, foe, fai, fua, fáe, faoi, fa, faoi, faoi, foí, fúe, fóe, foithi, fóthi, foithe, fuithe, fúithe, fáoithi, fúithe, fóithe, faoithe, fúinn, fōin, fōind, fúnn, fúinn, fóinn, faoinn, fuibhsi, faoibh, fúibh, fóibh, faoibh, fóthu, fúthu, fūthu, fōthu, fōtha, fūtha, fútha, fóthib, fōthib, fóthib, foíthib, foithib, fūthaibh, fuithibh, —uí—, fúthaibh, fúthuibh, faoithibh, fóm, fom, bám, fám, fot, fót, fád, foa, fóa, fána, fo, fo, fóar, fo, fánar, fo, foa, fona, fana, fána, foum, f., Fo-

(leniting) prep. with acc. and dat. Forms : fo Wb. 5b3 . 9c31 . Ml. 14d4 . 27d7 . 28c12 . Sg. 140a4 . 153b6 . Acr. 8b1 . BCr. 31c5 . SR 1596 . LU 1928 . 2970 . 4764 . 6615 . LB 67b14 . 171b16 . 201a20 . fó, LU 3806 . 6498 . 6899 . 10792 . 10779 . LB 54a50 . 244b25 . fu, Ml. 63b4 . 67c2 . 77b11 . 94a2 . BCr. 18d2 . fa, LL 177b45 . LB 41b53 . 162b16 . 165b10 . ba, bá, 243a36 . ba, Maund. 237 . fá, LU 9132 . (cf. secht cneslénti [sic leg.] ... bítís bá thétaib ... hi cústul fri gelcnes dó LU 6413 ). fao, Fl. Earls 70.30 . faoi, RSClára 6a . fa (fá, ba) is frequent in Mid. Ir. and is the regular form in Early Mod Ir. (fáoi, fa fhior sin, IGT, Introd. § 73 . ata m'ḟalluing ... fa ḟior o beith faoi IGT, 24 P 8, 190 ), see exx. below. With nasal. rel. part.: fua, Ml. 35a9 ; b16 . 38c3 . 45a3 . Fél. Prol. 86 (fa v.l.). foa, Ml. 59d7 . Marco P. 16 . fo, Ml. 35b18 . Marco P. 136 . fó (ro) 18 . f, TSh. 7542 . Mid. Ir. fo, fó, fá. With art. fon(d), Ml. 35a9 . 53b9 . 36b16 . Sg. 14b1 . 73b3 . Fél. Oct. 15 . LU 3100 . 8461 . fón, LU 1508 . 1797 . 8214 . MacCongl. 103.3 . fónd, LU 6092 . LL 71b1 . foind, LU 6099 . fóa n— (neut.) 8240 . fun, Ml. 65c9 . fan IGT, 24 P 8, 190 . Ó Héodhusa 68 . pl. fona. Incorrectly fosnaib, LL 63bx ( TBC-LL¹ 1020 ).

With pron. suff.: 1 sg. foum (gl. íssum) Hy vi 4 Comm. fóm, LL 82b30 . fúm, ACL iii 236 § 6 . TSh. 4226 . fúm, fóm IGT, 24 P 8, 193 .

2 sg. fout, SR 1734 (monos.). fót, 835 . LU 2815 . fūd ZCP vi 283.21 . fút, —d; fót, —d IGT, 24 P 8, 193 . fád TD 10.20 .

3 s. m. n., acc. fo, Ml. 37a14 . foa, LU 8849 . fua, 8525 . foí, 2011 . fóo, TBC-I² 1283 . fóu, Trip. 130.6 . LB 191b58 (fói). fóe, LL 62b21 . 80a41 . foei LB 7b44 . fáe, Lat. Lives 46.10 . dat. (not distinguished in Mid. Ir.) fou, Ml. 38c3 . 64a10 . 98c10 . Bodl. Dinds. s.v. prull (foe Y). foú, Ml. 35b16 . fó, LU 1483 ( foo, 5620 is possibly acc. pl.). Trip. 222.6 . foa (fóu E) 240.14 . fáe, CCath. 1214 . foe, MacCongl. 89.15 . fai, Lism. L. 1666 . fua, LU 6424 . TBC-LL¹ 3378 . fáe (sin), CCath. 1477 . faoi, IGT, Introd. § 73 . ata m'ḟalluing ... fa ḟior o beith faoi , IGT 24 P 8, 190 . faoi, Ó Héodhusa 68 .

3 s. f. foí, LU 6214 . ? fúe, 7121 ( BDD 80 ). fóe (diss.), Imr. Brain § 6 (ref. to inis). foithi, Trip. 8.10 . Marco P. 16 . Lism. L. 50 . fóthi, LL 59.49 ; 267b27 . foithe, MacCongl. 122.32 . Lism. L. 2220 . fuithe, Acall. 2756 . fúithe, TSh. 1679 . fáoithi, IGT, Decl. ex. 432 . fúithe, fóithe, faoithe IGT, 24 P 8, 193 .

1 pl. found TBC-I¹ 3578 . fúinn, Maund. 157 . TSh. 8033 . fōin, fōind, ACL iii 235 § 28 (: ōir). 237 § 23 (cōir). fúnn, fúinn, fóinn, faoinn IGT, 24 P 8, 193 .

2 pl. fuibhsi, Acall. 2173 . faoibh, Studies 1921, 74 . Luc. Fid. 366.6 . fúibh, fóibh, faoibh IGT, 24 P 8, 193 .

3 pl. acc. fou, Ml. 42 b 7 . fóthu, LL 63b21 . 85a24 . fúthu, Fianaig. 94.17 . fūthu, CCath. 2445 (as dat. 1889 ). fōthu (as dat.) 3032 . 3189 . 4718 . fōtha, 4834 . 5208 . fūtha (as dat.) Maund. 157 . fútha, TSh. 1164 . dat. fóthib, LU 1889 . LL 95b43 . fōthib (as acc.) 62b33 . fóthib, 222a23 ( TTr. 363 ). foíthib (as acc.) LU 6166 . ? foithib (: soithib), Metr. Dinds. iv 86.76 . fūthaibh (as acc.) Marco P. 91 . fuithibh (—uí—?) 100 . fúthaibh, TSh. 2270 (as acc. 2374 ). fúthuibh, faoithibh IGT, 24 P 8, 193 .

With poss. 1 sg. fóm, LL 113b28 . LB 161bx . fom, LB 6a19 . 191a9 . bám, 179a42 . fám, FDG 287 . TSh. 2145 . 2 sg. fot, LL 259b24 ; 32 . fót, LU 3903 . 6090 . LL 259b36 . fád, TSh. 7867 , - 74 . 3 s. foa, Wb. 32c13 . LU 10653 . 10661 . 10910 . fóa, 5596 . LB 192b29 . fána, Keat. ii 6299 . TSh. 1576 . 4216 . fo (axail) BDD 148 U (foo Y). fo (smacht) LB 178b54 .

1 pl. fóar, Wb. 9a1 . LB 172b3 . fo ar, LB 171b37 . fánar, TSh. 5591 (verse).

2 pl. fo bar, Wb. 23d11 .

3 pl. foa, LU 6781 . fona, BCC p. 396.23 . fana, FDG 409 . fána, TSh., 3067 .

I Of local relations.

(a) under, beneath: used more extensively than the corresponding Engl. prep., as the Irish idiom, in speaking of two things one above another prefers to say that B is under A rather than that A is over B: foum (gl. íssum) Hy vi 4 Comm. bieit a namait fo a chosaib som under his feet Wb. 32c13 . a tabairt fu chossa `their being put under foot' Ml. 67c2 . lecca derca fo chossaib, LU 2424 . asin tiprait boí fón drochat, 1797 . co n-accatar fón muir fóthib annís dúine, 1889 . gabais in mnaí foa lethoxail took the woman under his arm 10910 . atnaig C. foí thrusts him under it 5233 . da lurgain lomchaela fae, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36 (Corm. s.v. prull). do chuir a lámh chlé faoi chum éirghe dó, Comp. CC 81.10 . léigcitt a nglūine fútha they kneel down Maund. 77 . gabais ... a chois foí, LU 1503 (`took him by the leg' MU 51 ). co mmema do fergara fót 6099 . ro thescsat a leth-iscait ... foei, PH 554 . mani má in talam fúe, BDD 80 . mana maidi in talam found, TBC-I¹ 3578 . in cloch no geissed fo chosaib cach ríg nogeibedh Hérinn, Dinds.. i § 13 = BB 350a18 . in tan ticedh ri Eirenn fuirre, do ghéised in lecc fái, Acall. 7999 . ro hecrait áine ┐ urluachair fóthu, TBC-LL¹ 998 . mairg cois isa bond fa mbris woe to the foot under whose sole it breaks ACL iii 237 § 21 . atá fó cach duma .l. fer, LU 2873 . a lec na righ ... fút atát cuirp na tri Tadg, Ériu ii 166.30 . líc ... foa n-adnaicthe na gennte, Marco P. 16 . in ail fó ro hadnachta a sin, 18 . fo Loch Echach, LU 2970 . fo dílind, Ériu iv 130.17 . docuaidh se fai an abhainn ... ┐ nir eirich se no gor baithed e, BCC § 149 . (cf. no thogfaind mo chlíu | ma úir, LU 9856 . ge fía dig fa húir, 9859 ). luid fo thalmain, Fél. May 20 . a chor fo thalmain to bury PH 664 . mar fhágbhaid fá úir é, TSh. 970 . droichet fo ngabhait longa under which ships pass Marco P. 136 . fo gréin (nim) under sun (heaven) i.e. alive; in the world: nisfil fo grein fairind ... basid feiliu, ACL iii 297z . gan coimmeas ris fon g. ... acht tusa he has no equal in the world but thee Duan. F. ii 324 § 25 . ní fil fo nim ní ... na dingned, LU 3911 ( SCC 42 ). teglach fo teglach ind ḟir | ni fil fo n., AU 894 . gan neach 'na n-aghoidh fo neimh no one in the world against them Duan. F. ii 164 § 35 . dona daoinibh fá neamh, TSh. 2088 (= sub caelo ... hominibus Actus iv 12 ). Esp. in sense of carrying, supporting: droichet ..., xxx. uaithne fulaing fai, Marco P. 97 . beir let licc ... fot suidi, SR 1593 . is amlaid ... atá in rígsudi ... co cethri colomnaib foi, LU 2006 ( FA 7 ). cen fúndamit fái PH 7816 . tū ag folang fóin supporting us beneath ACL iii 235.28 . ech ... foa suidiu, LU 10661 . tri eich derga foa suidib, BDD 30 (foithib, Eg. fosuidib DE). gerrán Patraic foa (fóu, Eg.) P.'s nag was carrying it (of a load) Trip. 240.14 . na dá ech filet fón charput, LU 8590 . secht carpait ... ┐ ceithri heich dēc fūithibh, ZCP vii 300.12 . fuaim nechraide fó ríg the sound of steeds under a king's chariot BDD 50 . fuaim carbaid fo rígh, BNnÉ 183.11 . in carpat fil fónd ócláig, TBC-LL¹ 1815 . carbad ... bhias faoi ... rothadha fan charbad, Ó Héodhusa 68 . in sdét robúi fae Sir G. ZCP vi 56.32 . ber mul ... fud `have under thee a ... mule' 283.21 . confacatar in fer mbecc ... ┐ luingin creduma foi in a skiff of bronze RC vi 183.4 . in cholcid boí foí the bed he was on LU 10478 . nirbo gnáth in corthe út fo enaib that pillar was not wont to have birds on it LL 121b34 ( RC iii 181 ). ech ... ina laige fo eri, PH 5846 . baile a laighfedh an damh fon ccarpat, BNnÉ 32.1 . arna loscedsi ... in fer nobiad fóthi that it should not burn the man who carried it (of a magic spear) MU² 741 ( LL 267b27 ). tuc gobal ... fo a cinnu stuck their heads on a fork Dinds. 144 . do rad C. a carpat fo leabhraibh Beraich loaded his chariot with B.'s books BNnÉ 31 y . asail berar fa lointibh la gach n-aen `asses laden with provisions are taken' Marco P. 20 . mac in chruittiri fón cruit, Ériu ix 49 § 30 . fer fo bhíudh ... aroile fo lionn, Hugh Roe² 11.26 (f. 6b) . focheirded id n-óir immi | nád bāded fairge foa that the sea might not drown him while he wore it Metr. Dinds. iii 104.23 . éicne ... is é fuillechta fo mil dressed with honey TBFr. § 23 . cuiridh fo shalann é pickle it BNnÉ 74.8 . tuirtín fá luaith (= subcinericium panem) TSh. 4926 . do chorpán fo chrú covered with gore ML 110.13 ( ML² 1455 ). cona brugaib fo blāth flowering meadows SR 379 . boí [Mag Breg] fó a lí ┐ fó bláth cach datha LU 10792 . finemhain fo torud, ZCP v 24 § 2 . gort nach bi fa barr that bears no crops ACL iii 236 § 5 . clúana ... fá sgingbheirt reóidh `meadows wrapped in a cloak of ice' Ó Heódhusa, Studies 1921, 419 . dolluid in curach fo séol trena mocoll under sail LU 1928 . laoidheang fa lán seóil under full sail TD 20.30 . do bhí an domhan fa dhall chiach 7.33 . cotlud dó fón sāith sin, LU 3451 ( SCC 23 ). in ghein fil fat bruindi in thy womb RC vi 175.55 . i taig fó glas, LU 4764 . fuaratar in carcair fon iadhad doratsat forri, PH 3696 . in carcair do beth fon ṅdúnad cetna, 3698 . Cf. a mbeit[h] i mbuaile fo iadhu an oidhche (of cows), Laws iv 96.24 . corbo ecen clar fo dlutad uasu, BB 390b1 . bheith geimhlighthe fá ghéibheann ghrás nDé, TSh. 2201 . docuaid C. fana corp fen san aiér in his own body BCC § 149 . an tan ... nach féadann ... an biadh ... do chongbháil fána chlí cannot retain his food TSh. 1575 . comēt dam mo chride ... ni raib miscais foë let there be no hatred in it ZCP vi 259 § 6 . dosrat fo chlaidiub put them to the sword SR 4148 . ce atagtha fo claideb, Ériu ii 122.21 . dochuaidh Pol fo cloidhem BB 10a3 ( MacCarthy 284 ). luidh fo lannaib fell by blades BB 50b29 ( MacCarthy 422 ). tair fón claideb come under the sword (in token of submission) LU 9659 ( ZCP iii 212 ). cárna samaisci do indarggain fo thál ┐ béuil, TBFr. § 19 . Often loosely used to denote an inferior position: tobert C. a lue ... co mboí a n-imdorus isin tenlug fó, LU 1483 ( MU² 964 , `the door fell down before him' MU 51 ). suidid fo glún Conchobair (i.e. at C.'s feet ?) LU 5206 . ro slecht fo chossaib Mártain at M.'s feet RC ii 400.16 . PH 1335 . tarrustar ... fo chossa G., 1372 . fo chosaib Gamaliél ... ro alt [Pól], 1649 . co mbí fo chrund bethad, LU 1356 . bud iomdha ... mairbh fa ríoghnaibh roisgḟliucha `many will be the wet-eyed queens over their dead' TD 16.71 . do-chuaidh Ionas ... fá chrann, TSh. 2477 . an tan bhíos ... fá láimh chlí Dé on God's left hand 9891 . angcaire ... do léigean fúthaibh, 2374 . fo choimm: see 1 coim. fo chomair: see comair.

(b) of direction towards, into, through: a naslui grién foa fuined `when the sun goes away to its setting' BCr. 33b18 . doluid fon caillid (= ad silvam) Lat. Lives 85 ( dochuaid isin caill, Hy v 61 Comm. ). gur ling an t-each uaidh fán gcoill, TSh. 1001 . ralotar fón fid, CRR 37 . nach tan nosbert eolchaire fo rian roglass whenever homesickness brought them on the sea Anecd. i 69.1 . amair raga sa ... asan curach fo thir RC xiv 60.24 . docuaidh ... roime fon tír, ZCP vi 51.9 . dochuiremar an long fo tír isin oilén, BNnÉ 49.35 . tunda fina do cur fo tir cast on shore Ann. Conn. 1310 § 10 . dús in táir cobair Ulad foo, LU 5620 . buailis fá lár a chorp to the ground TSh. 5586 . ro léig fo lár a ḟoghuil ... ┐ ro an acumsa `abandoned' Fianaig. 76.8 . Cf. roínfid fuil féne fo don, LU 6615 . teiched ... fo fhoithrib, Marco P. 55 . do theich fo sliabh C., CCC 79.1 . ni lamhann drochspirat techt fa tech i mbí, Maund. 15 (c ?). teid fan ceol in the direction of the music ZCP v 501 (cf. II j). tolotatar fon fes came to the feast RC xiii 223.50 . cromait ... fan cath bend to the (i.e. engage in) battle ZCP viii 224 . Cf. cuir aris fao cluasa do chroidhi da eisteacht = ad iterum audiendum aures cordis accommoda Instructio 119.28 . tigid fád lorg = sub tua vestigia TSh. 7867 . Cf. celebrait ... na ocht trath oc molad ... in Coimded co claischétol aircaingel oc tíachtain foí (the birds) sing the hours in praise of the Lord with the quire of the archangels accompanying it LU 2011 ( FA 7 ). do-beir láim fo undertakes, attempts (see lám).

(c) esp. of impact, collision, attack: benaid foo LU 4874 . benaid fona maccu, 4885 . buain fútha meddling with them (?) Ériu v 71.6 . (see benaid, búain). tarlaic urchur fuithib, RC v 199.11 (see do-léci). ac tabairt sádaid do crann a tsleigi fuithe, Acall. 2756 . buailtear an long fá charraig against a rock TSh. 3759 . do-bheir craos-ruathar ... fútha makes a hungry onslaught on them 1164 . téit (imm-soí, etc.) f. turns on, attacks: cobair cethra foa tiagat coin alltai helping cattle attacked by wolves Ériu ii 210.2 . teit [in béist] fo thrédu Gargan ┐ ro marb dímór dib, PH 7227 . amail teit ség fa mindtu, MR 70.16 = FDG 627 . do chu[a]idh fúthu ┐ tríthu, Fianaig. 94.17 . ná deach faoibh fréamh ar ndoibheart ` assail ' Eoghan R. Mhac an Bhaird, Studies 1921, 74 . imsoí foíthib ┐ marbthus íat, LU 6166 . imsói fothu, Metr. Dinds. iii 258.29 . maitti a ndírím fó araill, LU 6667 (`their forces rush at each other' Faraday, Faraday, 96 ). no co roicher (ndeachar v.l.) fo longphort fer nÉ., CCC 94.16 . eirgidh fo palas in rígh `attack' Fier. 131 . amhail choin ... do sgaoilfidhe fá shluaghaibh, TSh. 3122 . ionsoighidh foithib ... amhuil faolcoin fo chaorchaib, Hugh Roe 226.9 (f. 60a) . lingid ... fótha dá n-óirleach, Keat. i 204.31 . co ngreis a choin fona clerchiu, Lism. L. 276 . lecidh in rí na griba futhaibh, Marco P. 91 . lór do chur cháich fa chéile enough to set all at variance TD 6.2 .

(d) throughout, over, gen. of motion: ducuaid inducbal cruche Crist fun domun, Ml. 65c9 . fon domun for cech leth (gl. longe lateque) 53b9 . seinter lat ... cornn ... | co roa a glōir fo secht nime, SR 1368 . teid ... do iarraid a legis fon doman, RC xii 326.22 . ro closs fon ṁbith, Fél. Oct. 15 . dorónad coindmed na filed ... fo Érind, LU 360 . rocluinter ... a nggáir fón firmimint, 2199 . forodalta Conaille fo hÉrinn, ZCP viii 330.29 . roscuir ... a munter ... fon Eoraip sent his people all over Europe PH 267 . rosfuid Dia Michel fo na secht nimib, MacCarthy 68.9 ( LB 112bx ). co clos fona crichaib comfoicsibh, CCath. 1428 . fodlaidh baill an maic ... fo naemaib hErenn distributes the limbs ... amongst the saints BColm. 92.13 . co clos fosnaib tuathaib uili, TBC-LL¹ 1020 . scél scáilter fa chách amongst all CRR 54 . a clú ica irrdercugud fo cech popol, CCath. 333 . do bhrúcht Loch Con fa thír over the land Keat. i p. 162 . In : do himdergadh go mōr fa ghnúis ... na hingine a deep blush came over Ériu v 84.14 , fa replaces imm ; cf. ro himdergad imon ceand, RC xxiv 64 § 26 , and see (f) below. Cf. amal arrograd descad fo bairgin, Wb. 9b13 . laibhín ... faoi leaven mixed with it TSh. 8982 . foillech di menadaich fa bargen, Ériu vii 140.15 (` leg. for,' Ed.).

(e) on: .lll. mac fo chathaírib airgdidib, BDD 105 Y. Cf. faidhit din claraigh uasa mbarcuibh ... ni chuirid pic forro, acht ola ┐ cailc ┐ cnaib do mhingerred tritha, ┐ a cur fuithib (`with this they pay their ships'), Marco P. 145 .

(f) about, around (contamination of IMM , see also II l et seq. below): sciathrach scéith do gabáil fó brágit round his neck CRR 17 . gab craidhi spideoigi ... ┐ cuir fa braigid an ti ... take a robin's heart and hang it round the neck of ..., Rosa Angl. 234.7 . do cuiretar coroin fa chenn, Maund. 16 . craicind ... leoman ba cathbar[r] ma [fo, Eg.] cendaib on their heads TTebe 2672 . slabhra ... fána chom, Keat. ii 6299 (= moa bragit, Rawl. 81a15 . ima b., YBL 127a25 ). do gabh crios fa a colainn, ZCP i 62 § 45 . an bhfuil sróll ... fána chneas?, TSh. 4216 . fá bhrághaid, 7549 . duine fá mbíd an dá ghéibheann úd, 7542 . coróin fána cheann, 40 . fa (um, v.l.) dhruim píasda | filltir slíasda flatha Fáil, IGT, Decl. ex. 1226 . Hence hard by, near (?): ro marbsad lucht dā eathar fan Suca, RC xviii 188.32 (Tig.). Cf. dodechad ... dot chursu fan lind, TBC-LL¹ 3420 = mon lind, TBC-I¹ 2628 , where under is possibly the meaning. maidm ... do tabairt do Ch. fo Beol Atha S. for Conallchaib, Ann. Conn. 1359 § 3 (= oc Áth S., FM).

II Of fig. and abstract relations,

(a) under ; dofucfa ... na mbia fo menmain a chéli cena falsigud o briathraib, LU 2665 . Cf ailithre idan ... ticc co menicc fo menmain, ACL iii 321 § 1 . is messi ... dorat fó menmain Ailella do seircsiu put love of thee into A's heart LU 10779 (= for , Ériu xii 170. 15 ). Especially with words denoting appearance, state, condition, manner, attendant circumstances, classification : dath ... fo chosmailius saphirr like sapphire Ml. 84d4 . dolega ... fo chosmailius dilenn, 62b20 . conrotacht ... a tech ... fó chosmailius na Cráebrúadi, LU 8045 . fon óenchummi in one way Sg. 14b1 . is cuma nóblighthea bai ┐ eillti fon aenchumai cach dia ré linn, Cóir Anm. 26 . dotháet ass fón cumma sin, LU 6496 . fon cruth sa, 3539 ( SCC 29 ). atcessa iat ... fon cruth sin, LU 8770 ( FB 57 ). co n-ebairt fón n-innasa so that he spake thus LU 2317 (cf. sections g, j below). esergi in ciniuda dóennai fon n-innas sa, 2720 . fóa n-innas cetna in the same manner 8240 ( FB 18 ). LU 9095 ( FB 84 ). fon innas cétna, LU 8797 ( FB 60 ). fon n-innus sin, Marco P. 85 . nodslaid fón alt cétna beat him in the same way LU 3288 ( SCC 8 ). secht mbliadnai di fond alt sin in that condition LL 280a23 ( SG 415 ). a mbatar ... fon samail sin thus LU 3301 ( SCC 10 ). dorónad grianán ... fo chomardus imdaí Conchobair as high as LU 8062 ( FB 3 ). fo deilb diabuil in the form of a demon SR 1739 . slabrada ... fo deilb natrach, LU 2174 ( FA 25 ). imad ... lecc lógmar innte fo chuma grene ┐ ésca, LB 138b19 . fo feib, SR 375 . fo clith secretly 1281 . co mbatar blíadain fo chleith, Metr. Dinds. iii 390.79 . fo gné sub specie: fo gné bairgine, PH 5183 . fo bithphianaib, SR 1740 . fo déraib in tears Fél. Ep. 174 . Prol. 24 . sínset fo brón ... cosin crích `pursued their way in ... grief' Metr. Dinds. iii 390.73 . luid C. fo luinni úad in indignation LU 6021 . caland fa scīs a weary body ACL iii 237 § 26 . gan duine fo fhodord dibh `without one of them murmuring' BS 108 § 54 . siu nobeth fo athis rather than be disgraced LU 2932 . bía fónd anim sin thou shalt carry that blemish 6092 . bánbéim na fagaib feith fo saoth .i. fo tinnes, O'D. 826 ( H 3.17, 590 - 1 ). beth fa essanóir, PH 7387 . robúi B. fa anoir, ZCP vi 296.7 . cath ... ó a mbeid Gaoidhil fo mheabhoil, Duan. F. ii 160 . dolluid A. dochum a thíri fó chōri ┐ óentaid fri U., LU 1551 . scarsat ... fo ṡīdh ┐ chaenchomhrac, Marco P. 151. 156 . bheith ag luiṅgseóireacht arthraigh ... fá phioráideacht in piracy TSh. 2165 . bretnas ... cona ecor dé ór fo ṡnīm plaited Anecd. i 61 § 91 (= co mbrephnib óir LU 1809 ). fa áis na maighden `of the age' Maund. 253 . nech ... fu grad epscoip of the rank of a bishop Ériu vii 140.1 . fa marbhdataid ! mortifiyed RSClára 91a . dí laogh fona dathaibh uccat of those colors BNnÉ 10.27 . arrubert bith ann ... fo glēre lesaigt[h]i bíd ┐ cormae, BColm. 84.5 . níl an flaitheas so faoi ghluas acht moving Corp. Astron. 36.15 . eter comslechtaib na cethri sen find fichet fu aen fochanat in unison(?) Rawl. 106b29 (cf. Rev. iv 4 , 10 ). a lan do laechaib ... fa oengnim ┐ oengaisced fris fein equal in exploits ... to himself MR 80.11 = FDG 733 . da mbeth fuath duine ... am chride, ┐ bás d'fhagbail fái-sin cen aithrige were hatred of anyone in my heart, and I died thus, unrepentant PH 7488 (but this may belong to section j, q.v.). Cf. fo réim on a course (?) BDD 50 (sic leg.? Cf. dochuaid int en ... for foluamain fon reim sin, Aen. 1133 ). fo ogi oiffrinn `at completeness of offering' ACC 93 (= LU 994 ).

(b) of grammatical function, in Glosses (a particular application of preceding): is fo huath[ud] ... a n-institutae `institutae' is in the singular Ml. 42b12 . is ainm naimsire hisunt ... ciasu menciu fu dobrethir it is more frequent adverbially 67a4 . is fo infinit dutiagar ... á mmanifestare (the word) `manifestare' is construed as an infinitive 101c6 , 7 . cid fo gním cid fo chésath dotiagar actively ... passively Wb. 6a29 . is fo foxlaid dutiagtar `they are construed ablatively' Ml. 106c3 . fo diultad as a negative Laws iv 68.29 Comm. Corm. Y 407 . ni fú indidit ata `irascemini' sunt ... acht is for imchomarc ata `in affirmation ... in interrogation' Ml. 20b13 . fo neutur in the neuter Sg. 90b 5 , 6 .

(c) of meaning underlying: inni bess fon fogur sin the sense which is under that sound Wb. 12d5 . a folad foṡuidigther fond ṡun `the substance put under the word' Sg. 73b3 . fun trop són (gl. sub hac figure discribitur) Ml. 66a4 . muna cíall shiobhuil bhíos fúthaibh unless they are used with the sense of motion (of certain prepositions) IGT, Introd. § 72 . Cf. ni thuigim an fliuchadh sin, achd munab braiseach ... as mian leis do thuigsin faoí, Rule of Tallaght § 87 . briathar fá n-ab iontuigthe nach cóir, etc. from which we may infer Eochairsg. 9.20 .

(d) under, subject to: fun inuilligud (gl. sub tutione) Ml. 30b23 . fu Moysi under Moses (as ruler) 63b4 . dos-&mdot;béra fo chumachte in maicc, Wb. 13b30 . ni fó ar máam ataid, 9a1 . condumfel fo mám pectho, 3c38 . ni rabatar ... riam fo recht fetarlicce , Wb. 19d11 . bíd Sattan ... fót cumachtu, PH 3937 . biait fót ... airbri imdai archaṅgel, SR 835 . Pilait fua ro chés ar Fíada, Fél. Prol. 86 . ingreim na nIúdaide fó Antoich under (the reign of) A. PH 5499 . níor dúnadh dorus leasa | fa Bhéac `in the reign of B.' TD 32.39 . co mbet Cristaighi fa Idhalaib an uair sin mar attatt Idhail fútha-san aníu, Maund. 237 . úa na rígh ... bhios fo shiol na Saxanach, Duan. F. ii 166.42 . an lā ... dobēra cāch fuibh ┐ sibh os cāch, CCath. 5059 . do ocaib ... biti fo anmchairtes under spiritual direction Mon. Tall. § 71 . slechtais ... fo ogreir Maolruaoin prostrated himself in complete submission to M. (under the absolute will of) § 77 . fo míscaid bretheman brátha, LU 2289 ( FA 34 ). fo chis do Magnus fil si under tribute to M. Marco P. 3 . fo mhamus M. fuil si subject to M. 4 . na ... righ fil fo mamus Naim, 54 . cuiris M. faa smacht he, 99 . dorad iathu E. ... fo smacht flaithiusa Muman, RC xxiv 186.7 . gur chuir faoi forgla an domhain subdued TD 13.40 . na daine éadtroma ... do chonnmhail fa shilens an chlaustra = in claustro sub disciplina Instructio 201.17 . co fuilitt fa plánét Ṡáduirnn under (the rule of) Saturn Maund. 141 . ar mbeith dhuit fá leigheas = sub medicamento TSh. 8190 . mairg atá fá theas na teineadh, 6416 (cit.). ré mbeith don phobal I. fá éagcomhlann, 6103 .

Téit fo submits to, undergoes; assumes: in tan diagmani fo baithis. Wb. 3a15 . tect fo smachtu rechto, 19d11 . intí téte fo recht n-imdibi, 20a12 . dochóid Ísu fo reacht n-imdibe, PH 5652 . in tan teit oen ... fo gradaib in choimded takes holy orders 7157 . mane tē fó láim n-epscoip iar mbathus unless he is confirmed Ériu i 218.24 (see lám). fo-ácaib fo leaves at the discretion (mercy) of: do fágadh in faidhchi folum faī, ZCP vi 31.2 . forḟacaib [in mac] isinn inadsin fo na hethaidib left ... there exposed to the birds RC xxiv 190 § 2 . fágbhaim fá bhreathnughadh gach aonduine, cia is córa ... ?, TSh. 5002 (see fácbáil, fo-ácaib). fag gach aindligheadh ... fa dheithidi ... in bhreitheamhan, Instructio 200.22 . lectir fu mes nDe it is left to God's judgment Ériu vii 158.35 .

(e) under (a name, head, rubric, etc.): fond oinfailsigud (gl. sub eodem ... argumento) Ml. 36b16 . arroét Iosep ... Muire ... fo anmum chomaime under the name of wife PH 6917 . gab fon aithne-si gach lá saire include under this commandment 7372 . atā cech uli ... fon aithne-si every ... is included under this commandment 7542 . atā bán aithne-si ... cech ní 7609 . ní háirmighther Éire ... fan clíma ard Ireland is not counted as belonging to Maund. 157 . fo [o]en aicciund adfiadar `it [a compound] is pronounced under a single accent' Sg. 74b8 . Cf. dosbert fobairt bidbad fó bidbadaib foraib, LU 6498 (`the attack of an enemy among enemies' Faraday, Faraday 92 ). Here seem to belong: ba fou fachart[at]arsom, Ml. 64a10 . is fáei iarom latharsat légnide na mBretan innísin (introducing an explanation), Thr. Ir. Gl. 9 (Cormac s.v. cruimther. Y has instead: is fair iarom rolaset).

(f) under = less than; inferior to: faoi áois iomchubhaidh `before sufficient age' RSClára 6a . an t-aonmhadh lá déag ... faoi nó ós a chionn the eleventh day or thereabouts Corp. Astron. 4.12 . gion go raibhe créatúir san gcruinne fá aingeal budh uaisle, TSh. 1100 . ba hē amāin faoi Dia dusratt in Edāill ... fo chuing chreidmhe, Fl. Earls 100.14 . faoí Dia acht in guibernoir ni himda persa ... is fessach 70.30 .

(g) according to, in accordance with , an extension of (d) and (e) above; in Glosses gen. in combination with vbs. GAIBID and DO-BEIR: fon cheill fuandrogab in faith in the sense in which the prophet has uttered it Ml. 38c3 . cid fosodi[n] nogabad D. .i. foní fuantuic P., 35a9 . is fosodin rogabad 35b10 . bed foú nogabtis ... foní fuatabarr ib. 16 , 18 . as sain ind fiugor fuandrogab in faith ┐ ind rún fuantaibret in suuischelaichthi, 45a3 . is fo dobertar inna anman fonna inni fordi[n]grat names are given in accordance with the qualities they signify 37a14 . fo sin in that case, in accordance with that Ml. 42c24 , 46c14 , Sg. 106a5 . is foa ... dothét cech pennain ... fo meit an pectha every penance is determined by the magnitude of the sin RC xv 487y . pennith fon cinaid, Ériu vii 158.2 . gu cumaid a ndeghghnima fon n-etargna sin, Lism. L. 4612 . do suidhigedh na sluaig fo med i [ = a] n-uaisli, Fianaig. 56.1 . mani fochlither a bruth ... fóa réir fodein unless his ardor be attended to according to his own pleasure LU 8622 ( FB 46 ). direnar leithdire ... fo suire cacha feda according to the rank of each tree Laws iv 168.21 . dīre cāich fo miad `according to his dignity' i 40.13 . fothud ... do cechtar da lina fo miad, ii 378.5 . daithin na dáime fana miad ┐ fana ngrad, FDG 409 = MR 50z . doronsat iomarbaigh ... fa ccumang according to their ability Leb. Gab.(i) i 248.25 . fam dhícheall to the best of my power A. Ó Dálaigh x 2 . fá a ngníomrad mestar mic rígh, O'Gr. Cat. 358.5 . fuaratar fona mian í itir tess ┐ fhuacht as they liked it BCC p. 396.23 . Cf. in lucht dara betha a colann fo na míanaib do frestal, PH 7463 . rotheichset fo nertaib bāgh by dint of courage (?) RC x 54. 2 v.l. ( ICM xxi ). Here, perhaps: to-tēt meas fo aimseara, BDD 28 Y (fó U), expl. by: téid an breitheamhnas ris an aimsir, O'Cl. s.v. meas (8) .

(h) like, corresponding to (extension of preceding. Cf. fo bēsad fir trebuir `after the manner of a prudent man' Wb. 29d23 . fo béesad fir téte do chath, 9a3 ): ni thainicc riam tegluch fóo ┐ nicon riccfo co brath, IT iii 238.111 . orguin fón orguin dorat dún, BDD 48 (.i. mar an argain, Stowe; lit. in proportion to i.e. in requital of (?)cf. (q)). robad orgain fo araile in sin, 66 U (fon aile Y. ba argain már a chéle hí, Stowe). ni fail mac rig ... fo Ceallach, AU 894 (poem). ni taircell Eriu ... fer fo Mael ... Muru, 886 (= mar AFM 884 ). flaith fial fo rig nAilbine as generous as AFM 845 . fo Choin Culaind comchosmail, LU 8454 ( FB 30 = for, Eg.; fri, Voss.). teaghlach fo theaglach an ḟir ni fil, AFM 890 = AU 894 . fón bfleadhughadh út doronabair abhus forbia mu fhleadhssa tall daibh like the feasting you have enjoyed here Marco P. 12 .

(i) with numerals as multiplicative (an early use, perhaps orig. implying motion, ZCP viii 33 - 34 ): fo dí twice Wb. 24b22 . Ml. 46a21 . a úaig dil fo dí doubly dear LU 9977 ( PRIA iii 538 ). dammidethar fá dí, LU 9132 ( FB 88 ). a óen fo deich ten times one BCr. 31c5 . fo thrí, Wb. 17d4 . rogabsat ... forro fo thrí in n-insi, LU 221 . blegon inna mbo fo thri Hy v 32 . dorónsat fa thrí, LU 193 . fo aen a mbliadain once a year Laws iv 350.19 Comm. Cluain maic N. do argain fo thri ... fecht o Sil nA. ┐ fo dó hó Callraidhi, RC xvii 390.25 . AU 1050 . resíu goires in coilech fa dó, PH 3196 . a sé fo chethair four times six LL 181b28 ( Arch. Hib. ii 48 ). a chairdis Crist fó secht his seven-times gossip RC xviii 14.19 . With compar.: aidbliu fo míle, LU 2003 . soillsi fo secht oltas grian, FA 10 LB (= soillsithir ... andá LU 2029 ). mó fá dheich ten times more IGT, Decl. ex. 1027 . With co (later also co ba, co ma): confitebimur du ebert cu fudi twice Ml. 94a2 . co fo ṡecht, LL 209b46 ( Ériu vii 220 ). ro loisc Life co ba ṡecht, ACL iii 304 § 4 . tri cēd ... co ma thri thrice three hundred Fen. 354 . mo bhennacht gomá secht go Breifneachaibh, BNnÉ 267.7 . gid scriptuir bes go ma secht | in cech cill, Anecd. ii 38.1 .

(j) at, by (of occasion, conjuncture, etc. on or at which something happens, orig. perhaps an extension of (d) above): is fo forṅgartaid tra fosin dutiagar á manifestare ... is fo infinit dutiagar fu[n] dul so the (word) `manifestare' is construed as an imperative in that case [ = under that interpretation] ... as an infinitive in this case Ml. 101c6 - 7 . dochuamar i nEigeipt fo chuiriud Foraind at Pharaoh's invitation Ériu iv 140.21 . ar a gabail fo lige fo eirge for singing it at lying down and rising Lib. Hymn. i 46.17 ; 5.30 . lá lodmar fo gairm in ríg at the king's call LL 206b4 ( RC vii 290.6 ). tiucfa se fa guth an cluic at the sound of the bell BCC § 220 . is fad thúarasgbhailsi tanag (= on hearing of thy fame) Ériu v 98.31 . tancadar fir Erenn fo thasc in rig (i.e. on the report of the king's death), Dinds. 136 . in duine ticced fón n-égem, LU 1908 . egis in gilla. doroich Loegaire fua, LU 8525 ( FB 38 ). eighthi in muccid, co tanic tuath in da Maine fae, BDD 20 . Cf. ro héged immumsa ... tanacaisiu fon égim, ScM. 11 . fo sodain, fo sin usually means by that time but occasionally at (with) that: íachtais in gilla—tic C. fo sodain, LU 8537 , LU 8546 ( FB 39 , 40 ). ro scáich noínnin Ulad fo sodain by that time LU 5899 . dolluid E. immach fo sodain, 8242 . tic F. fó sodain, 5645 . dochuadar amach fái sin, RC xxiii 424.11 . tainic dereadh in lai fae sin, CCath. 2416 . rucsad forro fai sin, Ann. Conn. 1270 § 7 . dorochair D. fóisede by that time RC xvi 280.16 ( Dinds. 161 ).

(k) during: fiu and fo domnach `rested there throughout Sunday' Trip. 156.19 ( fó d., Trip.² 1825 ). Trip. 182.21 ( Trip.² 2143 ). fiusam fo domnach ann, Trip. 174.7 ( Trip.² 2025 ).

(l) Of approximate time of an occurrence, at, about (cf. imm): fó athgin [taite v.l.] in erruigh ar chinn by the return of spring CCath. 169 . C. do ēcc ... fo fel Lurint, Ann. Conn. 1243 § 8 (cf. F. ... d'ecc im feil Martain ib. § 7 ). sluagad ... la maccaib rig C. ... fo fel Muri, 1249 § 9 . fo fel cros doronadh ALC ii 116 = Ann. Conn. 1405 § 15 . fá'n Nodloig-si, Ériu v 54.9 . na hanmunna tecuit fo dhomhnach a hifern on Sundays RC xiv 48.19 . an tan fa ticfa, Fianaig. 74.9 . dochuaidh ... fo ṡamhain ar cciontt hi ccenn Gall `went to the English the ensuing Allhallowtide' AFM v 1622.6 . ón am far scríobh Caesarius , Keat. i p. 48.14 . ón tráth fá dtánaig tar muir, TD 2.58 . an uair fa dtigthí ar Ibh Táil whenever ... were mentioned 3.48 . fá aimsir chinnte by a certain time TSh. p. 160 . ón tráth fár dhearbh lais as soon as he was certain 2800 . Of space: ro ḟorcongair forra celcc do inneall fá mhile do Ṡlicceach `within a mile of Sligo' AFM vi 1978.3 (see f above). Similarly in expressions like: fo dered, fo deod, fo dechtsa, etc. (see 1 deired, dead, fecht): go fuighedh bās fa cend tri la within three days BCC § 257 . muna bfacchadh fios ... faoi chenn bliaghna, Ériu iv 51.18 . Cf. first cit. under (f), above.

N.B.—In most of the exx. in the follg. sections FO (FA, FÁ etc.) replaces imm.

(m) after words denoting cause or reason, in rel. construction with vb.; cia hádbar fa filet oc iarraid ... ? why are they seeking ... ? PH 2761 . cid imár adair Ísu, ┐ cid fa tuc anoir do ?, 2611 . adbar bá ṅdlegar a sechna, 7435 . issé adhbur fa ndernatar ..., Maund. 10 . is dona hadhbharuibh as mó fár chuir Ronán one of the chief reasons for which R. put Ériu v 74.17 . is é fath fa tangamar, ZCP vi 50z . crét fá tancabar ?, PH 2924 . crét an fáth fa ndentar sin ? RC xxix 124.12 . ni ḟuarais maith ... far mholta dhuit ... iad for which they should be praised by thee ZCP viii 219 § 10 . an dara hadhbhar fár fhuiling Dia ... another reason why God allowed ... TSh. 3513 . an treas fáth fár thuit Ádhamh 3527 . With cop.: is é fáth fána doilghe this is the reason why 1132 . ciodh fár chóra ... ?, Keat. ii 936 .

(n) in respect of, as regards: is iad so mogha fíre Fergusa fo neart ┐ fo ghniomhradh, Ériu viii 136.16 . i gcuibhreann na mbó fán bhféar `feeding on grass with cattle' TSh. 3464 . fear mar Ghuaire fá dhúais d'ógaibh, Keat. Poems 211 . Esp. after adj.: réidh fá mhaoin lavish of 526 . brugh fa fial fá bhiadhaibh, 861 . líonmhar ... fá dhaoinibh populous Keat. ii 937 . as bhuaine fa bhuanfholuibh, 23 F 16, 195 (`in respect of long-enduring kindreds' O'Gr. Cat. 399 ). In asyntactical constr.: fan seanchas chuirim chugaibh, congbhaidh é `as to the facts I bring forward' Content. xxi 6 . About, concerning: bá thómos a thigi thancabair `about the measure of his house' (Hennessy) MU² 855 ( LL 268b17 ). iar saruccadh Ruadain do Diarmait fa Aedh nG. after D. had insulted R. in the matter of A. BNnÉ 88.18 . cogadh ... fa chrích ... bhFáil fógrais É., TD 18.25 . damsa ceart ... | fon gcloidheamsin `grant justice ... about that sword' Duan. F. ii 132 § 28 . an bhreath ... rug Solamh ... fán gcloinn, TD 2.48 . mun ní fá dtairge a theagosg in anything in which thou attemptest to instruct him 15.51 . mór d'ulc ... do-righneadh fa (um v.l.) cheann an chnuic, 4.1 (see 1 cenn). síodh fan gcrann peace (i.e. forgiveness) for the spear Dán Dé iv 9 . súil Gaoidheal ruibh fad ríoghadh TD 10.31 . go dtug sé ... tuarastal do thaoiseach ... fá thoidheacht a reward for coming TSh. 259 . Esp. after words denoting mental action or emotion: cen chuimni fon ēc without thought of death ACL iii 239.16 . eagla ... fá thuitim, TSh. 3520 . fonn ... fá bhás d'fhagháil, 6059 . débhóision ... fána naomhaibh ┐ fa thaisibh na naomh, Ó Héodhusa 144x . amharus ... fa ḟiadh gConnacht doubt about TD 21.42 . budh ainfesach clēirigh fana fēiltiph fīre, ZCP x 50.14 . ní baránta inchreidthe é fa righ Lochlann do bheith, etc., it is not a credible guarantee that ... Keat. i p. 46 . After a number of vbs. (most of which are also used with IMM), e.g. of entreating, commanding, permitting, refusing, promising, preventing, of object of entreaty, etc.: roguid in coimdid bá indechad forsin errig, PH 792 . guidhim sibhsi fa guidhe ar mo shon fa mo leiccen mar so I entreat you to pray for me that I may be left as I am BNnÉ 67.6 . guidhes Dia ... fan documal sin do fortacht, RC xii 332.21 . do ghuidhsiod ... Dia fá gan eisean do mharthain that he might not live Keat. iii 2138 . impidhe do chur ar an rígh fá shaordháil do thabhairt dó, TSh. 4496 . tucc C. aonta fa theacht agreed to come Anecd. iii 2.17 . cead do thabhairt do L. fa chúanairt forba ... d'ḟaghail to allow L. to obtain Ériu v 78.28 . glend nach érthar nech fa coinnmedh where no one is refused entertainment BNnÉ 131.15 . díol farbh' éartha gach aoighe a payment which should be denied every guest TD 10.14 . is e Colum Cille bai 'na slanaigecht fona techt ... doridisi C. was security for his return RC xxiv 62 § 23 . muna dtugadh móid don rígh fá bheith díleas dhó, Keat. ii 5220 . rothairmisc tra in scel sin fa Polinices dul prevented P. from going TTebe 2767 (= imm, see do-airmesca). Of mocking: oc fanamut fa Ísu, PH 2864 (= imm). do fhochuitbiud fói (= immi) 3328 . dorindetar móran fonamhaitt fói, Maund. 15 . ag gāire fan ḟéin laughing at the fian CF 723 . occ gáiribh futha, BNnÉ 76.35 . ag fochuidmheadh fana seanchadhaibh, Keat. i 50.2 . Cf. focherdat in macrad gāir foa, LU 8849 . On account of: dobermáit glóir do Dia fá éistecht riut, Ériu ii 146 § 165 = RC xxiv 384.23 . éirghe amach i n-aghaidh a dtighearna fa n-a chíos féin d'iarraidh orra, Maguires of F. § 25 . Here perhaps: t'enech d'ácbáil fo bíad, LU 4353 . Of purpose, aim: trosccadh ... do dhenamh frisin cCoimdedh fa shoirbheachadh doibh that they might prosper BNnÉ 51x . créd do dhénmais fa dhul tar an sruth what we should do to cross the stream 49 . a llāma sínti fon dhiubhracad extended for shooting CCath. 5564 .

(o) along with, including (= imm): tucad ár forro fa mac Maic U. ┐ im A. Hua M. including the son of Mac U. and A. RC xviii 189.12 (Tig.). tucc coecait each fa ech ngorm, ZCP viii 221.5 . do loisgedh céad ech ... fa eachuibh an airdríogha, Ériu i 24.134 . tucadur i raibe do braighdibh ann leó, fa mac [U]i R. all the hostages including the son of Ua R. AU ii 488.5 . tuccadur a mbai do braigdib ... leo fo mac .h. R., Ann. Conn. 1348 § 6 . cuit do galloclaechaib .h. C. do marbad doib fan Constapla .i. fa Mac R., 1342 § 3 . ... dar marbad seser mac rig fo Chorbmac .h. nE., 1365 § 4 .

(p) after vbs. of swearing, asseverating, etc. of that by which oath, etc., is made (cf. 1 tar, dar BV); perhaps an extension of (d) above. tongu-sa fom [bam, tar, dar v.l.] chumachta, Ériu ii 196.18 . nech dothoing ethech fo cetharlebrai soscelai vii 156.20 . luigimsea bam arm, v 72.11 . ind lec ... cech oen dogní luga ṅ-eithig foithi who swears falsely by it Trip. 8.10 ( Trip.² 87 ). in luige thuccad fó ainmm Dia, PH 7636 . luige ... ba chnedaib Crist by the wounds of Christ 7324 . tug ... a minna fon aendia, ZCP vi 34.17 . dobheirim briathar ... fam chloidhemh, Ériu i 26.146 . doberimsi fam bréithir gomadh ..., ZCP x 277.34 . dobiur-sa fám gaisced ... nach FDG 287 . gúidim tú fon Día da creididh ┐ fat faistedh I adjure thee by Fier. 40 .

(q) in distributive sense with numbers (perhaps orig. in return for, cf. section h): dobheredh P. tri bhuille fan aónbhuille dhó would give three blows for every one he got Ériu v 182.334 . da bheim ... fo gach aoínbhéim, Duan. F. i 69.29 . biaidh an ghealach comhartha ar a haghaidh fo gach deich dá mbia san uimhir sin the moon will be advanced one sign for each tenth of that number Corp. Astron. 108z .

III Various idioms.

(a)

(1) ATÁ ... FÚM I intend: ... ní fhuil | fúm acht inneal ar olcaibh I aim at nought but sin A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 13 . más faoisidin bliadhna atá fúd do dénomh, Mac Aingil 151.13 . ris in drochrūn doui fuí, Ériu v 98.8 . do bhríogh nach raibhe faoi an ceathramhadh ... do leigheas because He did not intend TSh. 1524 . Cf. do bhí a bhara faoi fēin díoghaltas do dhéanamh he intended, purposed 6085 (see 2 bara). an t-ógan agá mbí drochfhuadar faoi who is bent on evil 5316 .

(2) ATÁ FO is liable for (?) in tan is innlaeg berar in bo amach is hegen beith fuithe no co mbere laeg isin aige rogellad, O'Curry 653 ; 1100 (< H 3.18, 316 ; 446 ) = masa indlaeg ... is egean beith fuithe, O'Curry 689 (< H 3.18, 334 ). Cf. madh fo rāith dara ... beither, O'Curry 1100 . in inbaidh ... bīthar fo rāith a hinnlaoghais ib.

DO-ICC FO

(1) impugns: tecor fo coruib na druingi seo the contracts of the group are impugned Laws v 184.23 (see do-icc).

(2) is decided upon by: tainic fái a mhainistir ... d'fagbail he decided to leave ( RC xxv 396.31 . tainig fothaib a denam, Fen. 348z .

DO-TÉT FO: ní taīt Dia fo t[h]airngere conid-chumscaiged `God does not come under a promise that He should alter it' Ml. 109a5 . CUIRID ... FO (NECH) incites: an pecadh sin ... do cur faoi to incite him to that sin BCC § 223 . an merughadh sin do cuir an diabul fúd ib. CUIRIM FUM I settle down: iar gcur fúm i gclúidh, Ó Bruad. ii 248 . DO-BEIR ... FO ...: daringni da nathraig ... eittecha ┐ dorat foluamain fóthib for ammus lasoin made two serpents ... winged, and sent them fluttering towards Jason LL 222a23 ( TTr. 363 ). Cf. scarsit fóu ┐ L. `they parted from (?) him and L.' Trip. 130.6 ( Trip.² 1492 ).

(b) the form with 3 s. pron. suff. fó, foí (fáoi) occurs as adv. in some expressions: cid fó cid for ... bem[m]e whether we be beneath or above Snedg. u. Mac R § 7 ( YBL 12a10 ). ó tét grian fáe when the sun sets Maund. 246 . iar ndol don ghréin fáoi `after the setting of the sun' RSClára 15a . tré dhul fé do ghréin a bheatha, Ó Bruad. ii 242 . coirt darach do berbadh ... go ndeach a trian faoi till it is reduced (in bulk) by a third 23 K 42, 332.10 . amail dogentais in mbeirt | co mbad foe Hériu ardneirt Ireland should be subject (to them) Ériu iv 110.2 . mór míad dorad damsa in rí, | dom ríar dorad fiadha faoi he subjugated lands (?) ACL iii 304.22 . Here perhaps : ro thairc ferand fō (: gó), LL 147a35 (`that has won good land' PRIA iii 551 ). cath slebe Fúait ria Fergal dosfanair fói, Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 25 = LL 182bz . Cf. foí.

(c) fá mar as (of manner) : fá mar adeir an file, TSh. 2837 . fá mar dho níd na cearrbhaig ... go meinic, Ó Héodhusa 156 . Later also fé mar. See immar. See now Celtica ix 126 .

IV Fo enters into a number of stereotyped advbl. phrases, each of which will be found under the second constituent : see bíth (-in), commar, dáig(-in), deó(i)d, dered, leth, 1 sech, tharsna.

V Fo- enters into composition

(a) with vbs. as preverb, see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 295 , Thurn. Hdb. § 829 , Sjoestedt-Jonval, Études Celt. iii 219 ff . In some Middle-Irish MSS it is wrongly substituted for other preverbs, see Ériu xiv 129 ff .

(b) with nouns and adjs. as prefix generally either with diminutive sense (with adj. = rather, somewhat , (e.g. fogel), q.v. or that of subordination. Sometimes defining position (e.g. fochóel, q.v.). Hence fo .i. bec nó derōil, O'Dav. 981 .

? fodard

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n f.¤ (no foadh) .i. colladh, amail ata: fodhard for lic luim sleeping (?) H 3.18, p. 650b ( O'Curry 1463 ). Evidently a corruption of foaid, cf. Hy ii 31 ( Thes. ii 315 ).

fuidrech

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n o, n. (?) (fo-di-reg-, Meyer ZCP xviii 333 ) the act of stripping or baring: fuidhreach .i. fodhérach .i. nochtadh, O'Cl. Cf. fil f.¤ for a glinni fil leind ndeirg ndrolaig immi TBC-I¹ 61 ( LU 4552 = fil f.¤ fora ghlaini, Eg. his jaw is stripped, laid bare? Cú Chulainn's appearance is described) = fail fuidrech for a rinne `es ist Entblössung auf seinen Speer-spitzen?' TBC-LL¹ 261 = foil foidreach for a glinde, St, Add. The follg. gloss seems to refer to this ex.: fuidhre .i. ainm do lic oidhre, ut est fil oidhre for a nglaine, Ériu xiii 71 ( H 3.18, p. 625 ).

gainne

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n (gann) , f.

(a) want, scarcity : do bai gainne lachta ann, BNnÉ 151.6 . gan ghainne innill ar a n-oirrigaib `their captains constrained to [warlike] preparations,' ITS xxvi 46.29 . arán gan gainne, Deuteronomy viii 9 . gaende no caile (of a wasting disease), O'Curry 2309 ( Eg. 88, f. 23b ). dá ghoinne an ghaoth however scarce be the wind, Measgra D. 48.26 .

(b) Hence in moral sense parsimony, stinginess : mas ar daigin secdachta no gaindi na tuc in fer in biad, Laws iii 206.13 . ní bía rath nā féile | ach déine ┐ gainde, ZCP x 49.33 . ro choillistar in ṅganni (gl. neoit), RC xx 276 (Amra CC. Comm.). fleadh dó cach seachtmhadh Samhna | is a cur dó cean gaindi, Leb. Cert. 240.8 . cleireach nach ccleachtadh gainne, Mart. Don. Dec. 26 . Gilla Caemain cen gainne, LL 129 marg. inf. As fictitious name. pn Gainne ingen Diultadhaigh, Anecd. ii 54.3 .

(c) hardness (?) : amail lic im gaindi ... a thol `like a flagstone for hardness,' BColm. 6.25 . lán cruaís is gainde, ZCP x 49.11 . ? asort slúag co ṅgainni, Fél. Oct. 7 . hardship (?) : go ngainne .i. go ndocamhla, O'Cl. s.v. 1 gand (probably a ref. to preceding example). In chevilles (meaning doubtful, prob. indefinite) : céim-cen gainne, LL 49a9 . toraim ngainde, ACL iii 294 § 6.

gemm

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n (= Lat. gemma) a gem, a precious stone : gem .i. a gemma, ōnd lic lōgmair, Corm. Y 677 . gemm ... do leic logmuir, SR 368 . co ngeim nderscaigthe, PH 852 . co n-gem do licc logmar, TBC-LL¹ 5552 St. gleóir gemma bec do charrmoccul, IT i 119.14 . an gheamh criostail chaorórdha, L. Cl. A. B., 205.58 . pl. ocht ngemma deirg dracondai, IT i 310.23 ( FB 51 ). co m-brechtrad gem n-écsamail, ib. 178.2 . tir n-anagre is gemm co ndath, Rawl. 78b9 = gaem co mblad, LL 136a19 . da íalcrand ... inar cenglad gema glemaiseca gloinighi, Études Celt. i 80.23 . tri cét gemann nglan, Metr. Dinds. iii 120.20 . tri nói gem carrmocail, 122.39 . de gemmaib carrmocail, PH 2001 . Cf. TTebe 2215 . co ngemaib ... glanidi, Cog. 162.6 . coroin ... de gheimhaidhibh, ZCP iv 442.26 . di na gemmaib leag lógmar, Alex. 628 . Of the pupil of the eye : fail. vii. ngemma ... for lár a dá imlisse, TBC-I¹ 60 . Cf. 2034 . Fig. of a person : Mathussalem ... ba he in gradgemm, SR 2254 . sāir-gem do Gaoidelaib (of Cainnech), ACL iii 220.5 . Muiredach in lec loghmur ┐ in gem gloine, AU ii 174.9 . Cf. AFM iii 8.11 . ba geam gloinidhe ... an tí buí ann, ML 94.10 .

Compds. ¤cumtach jewel-ornamentation, jewelry : aeingem ... do derscnaig do gemcumtachaib an domain, CCath. 4713 . ¤delg a pin studded with gems : lenda ... go n-geamdhelccaibh arccait iompa, TBC-LL¹ 5516 St.

Gnáthal

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Forms: Gnathaltach

o, npr m. g s. Líc Gnathail, Acall. 7515 . gnim glond gnatail, LU p. 216 n. 7 = gnataltaig, BB. Gnathaltach (Gnathal, LL, BB, Lec.) m. Eircc Nair, Rawl. 156a1 . See Heldensage (Index).

inad

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Forms: ined, inat-so, ined, ineth, inad, t-inad, ionadh, ined, inned, inad, inaid, inaig, ionaid, ionada, inud, inut, inad, n-ionatt, hionaid, hinada, hinadha, ionuid, n-inad, inadaib, hinataib, inadh, n-inad

n earlier ined. o, m. When folld. by -so, -sin, the final consonant became regularly delenited, int inat-so . This form later became universal. n s. ined, AU i 288.11 (A.D. 803) . int ineth , Trip.² 1267. inad urdalta, TBC-LL¹ 1196. in t-inad , PH 6456. ionadh, TSh. 3989. a s. ined, LU 3786. inned, Lat. Lives 14.13 . an inad , PH 3410. g s. ind inaid , TBC-LL¹ 623. an inaig , CCellaig 847. an ionaid , Desiderius 4025 . fer ionada Chriosd, Luc. Fid. 362.11 . d s. assa inud , LU 8765. isint inut , Lat. Lives 30.17 . in inad , Cog. 10.20 . co n-ionatt , AFM iv 1034.7 . n p. na hionaid , TBC-LL¹ p. 877 n. 7 . na hinada , Laws v 324.17 Comm. na hinadha , CCath. 1853. na ced-ionuid , Luke xx 46. g p. na n-inad , TBC-LL¹ 1462. d p. isna inadaib , LU 2000. isna hinataib , PH 7124.

I

(a) place, spot; appointed place, position: inadh gl. locus, Ir. Gl. 516. rosuidig ecailsi cethrochairi isind inut sin, Lat. Lives 30.17 . dorónsat ... comarli a hoeninud im comuaill ... in trír curad sin, LU 8559. is in dun no a n-inut inill, Laws ii 2.9 Comm. secht maigne .i. ... secht n-inada, v 304.1 Comm. fail i.¤ urdalta lat-su an appointed place (viz. at the feasting), TBC-LL¹ 1196. i.¤ rend ┐ arm ┐ faebur `a mark for ...,' MU 18.11 . in t-i.¤ ┐ in aimser i nderna, PH 6456. gach son fordorcha ... fo[fh]rith ined doib isin Gaedelg `a place was found,' Auraic. 2.12 . i.¤ bunaidh rīg Ērenn Temair, ML² 885. na glu[a]sadh nech as a i.¤ cathai from his post, TFrag. 190.17 . ba cobhsaidhi na hinadha debhtha i rabhadar fighting positions, CCath. 1853. isin ionadh choinne sin `to this rendezvous,' ALC i 418.7 . teampoll no ionad comhnuighe Dé, Donlevy xiv 15 . gor' gab a inadh imtechta `the place to which he was going,' CCath. 4758. as na hionadhaibh doimhne do éigheas ort `de profundis,' TSh. 4281. in long i raghbhadh ionadh ní fagbhadh gaoith sheolta a berth , AFM ii 1034.16 . gurab ionadh adhluicthe dhó féin burial place , TSh. 160. na céd-ionuid suighthe annsna coimhthionóluibh the chief seats, Luke xx 46.

(b) place (of safety), shelter: dossennat in tslúaig iarom conná fúair ined leó is tír, LU 3786. conā fagad i.¤ a chind for bith, TBC-I¹ 2214.

(c) space, extent, room: ined da boo deac di thir, AU i 288.11 . ineth cethri mbó, ZCP viii 316.9 . cona bói i.¤ renda delgi i n-a chorp uli cen crécht fair, LB 142b50 .

(d) proper place, place suitable for ... : cīa corp nā fil i n-inud?, ZCP iv 236 § 16. in tan na faghuib inadh eir `place for ploughing,' Laws v 288.12 Comm. co hinadh catha do thabairt doib a place suitable to give battle, RC xviii 299.5 . dochuaid in comrac a hi.¤ edtrana ná h-eadargaire (i.e. had got past interference), MR 266.19 . i n-i.¤ a aimsigthi `where he could be attacked,' 200.4 . dā faghadh Conn a n-inat ghona nō imbualta, ML² 1808. ro cuiredh an oigrighan a n-inadh rigna acu `in a position befitting a queen,' Stair Erc. 570. Ercuil d'faghail a n-inadh na mbriathar sin do digail fair `where I may avenge those words on him,' 1419 . go mbí an fhairge 'na hionadh | gan airde gan íslioghadh, DDána 29 § 7. nír chuir th'óighe as a hionadh | do mhac ochta ar n-aibghioghadh, PBocht 17 § 27. do bhríogh nach ionadh réna háitiughadh go síor purgadóir, TSh. 3989.

(e) site, position, trace: rosoich | sech inud cech oenṡossaid, SR 436. atá i.¤ a da traiged isind lic , LU 1945. i.¤ dūine do bendachad dō-som to bless the site of a fortress for him, BColm. 62.24 . maraid i.¤ a thige, ACL iii 304.1 . i.¤ cathrach a site for a city, Aen. 747.

(f) dwelling place, home, steading: dorat ... in chathir ... do Dauid fria prímhined, SR 6412. isna sostaib ocus isna inadaib i mbíat oc déscin gnússe Dé, LU 2000. na tairgsi damsa an t-inadh-sa ... uair ticfa mac bethadh ... ┐ doghena inadh at chomfocraib (said by C.C. to lord who offered him his `inadh'), RC xii 322.5 - 6 . robo marb in cerd iarsin ┐ roḟācaib a i.¤ ac siair dō, ZCP xiv 152.11 = facbaid a chomorbus, PH 942. eirg ┐ geibh baile risin popul ... cia hairm i ngebh inadh?, Lism. L. 2042. an tír-se ní hí m'ionadh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 3.

(g) place, passage (in a text): a n-inadaib imdaib na scripturi noime, PH 5515. atbeir Ísu a n-inud aile isin tsoscela, 7926 . ag mínioghadh an ionaid sin Phóil, Desiderius 4025 .

II position or office held by anyone: ┐ nār lēigis uasal a n-inadhaibh īsil, ML² 1367. gach neach len holc a ionadh, Aithd. D. 15 § 7. ionadh an ríogh mura raibh ... agaibh (to a former Lord Lieutenant), 36 § 32 . Tomas iarla Deasmumhan do theacht ... ó tigh righ Saxan co nionatt righ leis (i.e. with the office of Viceroy), AFM iv 1034.7 . do-ní éanmhac ionad cloinne `takes the place of,' Aithd. D. 77 § 1.

fer inaid successor, deputy: sonas ┐ deggnim tria bithu d'fir th'inaid, Fél.² ci 1. rath fortsu ... ┐ for fir t'inaid ina log sin, LU 3114. Grigair 'sa Rōim ... fer inaid Pōil is Peadair, ACL iii 245 § 26. in pāpa ... fer inaidh Dē a ttalmain, Fl. Earls 154.3 . fear ionaidh airdríogh Eireann `the deputy of Ireland's king,' Studies 1919, 258 § 18 . fear ionaid gl. bhiocáire, Donlevy 40 n. 1 .

III instance: dilsi bid na bliadna i netarscarat don cheile in cach inat dibsein ` in each case ,' Laws ii 336.25 Comm. is e sin in darna hinadh is in berla i nuraileann dligedh ar duine a fearand do reic, iv 214.11 Comm. claeclodh inntinne i n-aen inadh on any point , RC xix 34.8 .

IV In prepositional phrases: di inad at once: di fot .i. d'inat nó di maignin .i. fochétói[r], O'Dav. 754.

i n-inad

(a) in place of, instead of, in succession to: coemchludh ababd (sic) ... .i. Forindan i n-i.¤ Dermota, AU i 334.13 . inn-ined Sául ... deni lat oirdned Duíd, SR 5679. mairg dobeir guth ar ḟer ngrāid | bīs i n-i.¤ Chrīst, ACL iii 222.14 . uair oili a n-ionadh dola ar a aghaidh dhó, as ar a chúl do théigheadh, Desid. 5172.

(b) on account of, in indemnification for: ar chuinchid dílguda ininad catha Cule Dremne do brisiud, Goid. 101.4 . tuc bórama a Lagnib i n-i.¤ marbtha a da ingen, LL 23b31 . Danair fo tri do gabail Erend ... in i.¤ a saraigthi (i.e. Ciarán's), Cog. 10.20 . a ndingnitis athrigi a n-i.¤ Crist do crochad doib, LB 151a16 . mór gus a-nocht mo chuid chionadh | an folt duid 'n-a n-ionadh uaim, Aithd. D. 43 § 1. Gallbrat ua Cearbhaill ... do mharbhadh ... ┐ morán do shédaibh do bhreith do mhac Maol na mbó na inadh sin, AFM ii 874.18 .

for inad in place of: is for i.¤ bo tiaghaid, Laws iv 100.19 Comm. bo for ined bo, agh for inedh aighe, 20 Comm.

ingnáthaige

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n , f. (ingnáthach)

(a) strangeness, wondrousness: ní ro lic Cú Chulainn a marbad ara n-ingnathaigi (ningnáthchi ithe, v.l.), BDD² 1290.

(b) unlikelihood, improbability: ar ingnaithige a tiachtain as gin pudhair, O'Curry 2327 (< Eg. 88, fo. 25 (26)c ).

laigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. laigid or dil.ie/29387
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Forms: laigid, llaig, laiges, nolaiged, -lloigid, -legat, i-llius, -dellset, -deilset, lessed, dellig, n[d]eillig, deilligh, deillich, ndellechuir, dellgetar, -lee, -leasad, lige

v also loig-, luig-, lig-. See Wagner, ZCP xxv 163 ff . Later as weak vb., generally luig-. Indic. pres. 3 s. laigid, LU 2940. AU i 144.3 . i llaig , LL 1565. rel. laiges, LL 16335. Impf. Indic. 3 s. nolaiged, RC xx 168.2 (ACC). Metr. Dinds. iv 184.5 . 3 pl. -lloigid, YBL 169a14 . -legat, Fianaig. 30.30 . Subj. pres. 1 s. i-llius, Thes. ii 357.17 (see Watkins, Celt. Verb 26 , 56 , GOI 391 ). perfective 3 pl. -dellset, O'Dav. 694. -deilset, Laws iv 78.9 (80.9) . Impf. subj. 3 s. noco lessed , Metr. Dinds. iv 66.3 . Perf. 3 s. dellig, LL 204a28 . co n[d]eillig , BB 368a30 . deilligh, 396a15 . deillich, YBL 140a13 . i ndellechuir , Trip.² 2847. 3 pl. dellgetar, LL 6189. Fut. 3 s. -lee, Imr. Brain 25 § 51 (con-laig). 3 pl. -leasad, TBC-I¹ 3449 (for lesat, GOI p. 410 ). Vn. lige. IGT Verbs § 74.

I lies (somet. with cogn. accus. lige, crólige).

Absolutely (a) gets into lying position, lies down : dellig . . . / in gerrán buadach Patraic, LL 204a28 . co deiligh a dela iarna thaemad `his drinking cup fell down', Dinds. 93 ( RC xvi 44 ). for Maig Ailbe dellgetar `fell on Ailbe's plain' (Strachan Phil. Soc. Trans. 1895, p. 62 ), LL 6189 . noco lessed lige líuin / i n-óen na n-íath-mag n-aníuil till he should lie down forwearied in a meadow-land unvisited, Metr. Dinds. iv 66.107 (lige líuin cogn. accus. or cheville). dellid (dellig, MS) ind [ḟ]idbad forlar, SR 1389 . roloigset croind ┐ fidbuid Parthuis co lar thalman ar oirmitin in duileman bowed, LB 111b9 = MacCarthy 56.26 . rolaigestair for croicnib na caerach sin, Aen. 1512 . cach laech nolaiged fon lind / atraiged suas (`every warrior he laid'). Metr. Dinds. iv 184.5 . gur luidestar . , . re himarcaid na hesláinte `took to his bed', Caithr. Thoirdh. 58.14 . cur loigsetar atai na bolga subsided, Laws iv 16.10 Comm . teas ar áth ar oighibh ónna / loighidh ó thráth nóna anund dies down, IGT Decl. ex. 891 . ro luig fo chossaib prostrated himself, TFrag. 102.9 . a sgarthain an uair do b'ál / . . . ar a leanb do luigh an ógh `cast herself' (on dead body of Christ), PBocht 13.17 . a shamhuil ní léir gur luigh died, L. Cl. A. B. 276.123 . do luigh cóir ar leinbne `the debt due to our dear Child set', Aithd. D. 95.22 . glé no laiged isin ganim / inna ligu iar mórsaeth lie flat, RC xx 168.2 .

Of night, darkness falls: o laiges ind ḟíradaig, LL 16335. go ro laig inn adaig bar feraib hErend, TBC-LL¹ 6164 . ro laighset landorcha na haidhchi forro, CCath. 2688. Of sun sets: loighidh grían is sí ar slighidh, L. Cl. A. B. 75.136 . éirghidh an ghrian . . . ┐ luighidh sí, Corp. Astron. 20.18 . Cf. laigis Medb a heinech fa damdabaich sciath, TBC-LL¹ 2742 , where laigis is to be referred to fo-luigi.

(b) is in lying position, lies, sleeps : senteg coisrectha don choimdi alloigid daine galair, YBL 169a14 . no laigdis da ingin . . . immi cach n-aidchi comad móide in cath dó fri Demon, Fél. 40.16 . laigid C. an aidchi sin for lepaid Mobí, BColm. 82.4 . do loighsit an oidhche sin co subhach, Ériu iii 170.11 . na coimsig loighios ó ló `that loll on after daybreak', O'Gr. Cat. 479.15 . ni luighim ar leabaidh, Keat. Poems 1432. laighid croligi lies sick, AU i 144.3 (croligi cogn. accus.). flaith laiges tren-lige for seilb a ceile `who lays a heavy burden on his tenant's possession', Laws v 358.6 . In transferred sense: daoine luigheas . . . ar an loise laomdha `settle down' (Gloss.), TSh. 6970. Cf. cia dú i llaig funiud grene, LL 1565. nilóeg ilige lobordaimm laiges, IT iii 59 § 114 ( dam laides, B 97 § 157 ).

II With follg. prep. or prep. phrase. l.¤ fo yields to: an t-éasga lán nar loigh fa ainbhfine, DDána 109.8 . loigh co h-umhal fona smacht, ITS xxix 111.29 . Cf. luidh fa tharm (leg.? th'arm) ┐ admhaigh go bhfuilir claoidhte lay down your arms, Luc. Fid. 4312.

l.¤ for. In lit. sense: d'eilligh a chotluth fair, he fell asleep IT i 126.6 . deillich fuírri lay with her, YBL 140a13 . Usually in fig. senses. Affects, blemishes : ro laig senordacht for Athirne, LL 13616 . ar nár laig lagadh `on whom no depression had come', MR 298.1 . nā luigedh úamhan nā imeccla oruibh, ZCP xiv 250.12 . ar Lúcās do luigh cumha (i.e. at Mary's death), Dán Dé xv 25 . dá lóchrann ar nach luigh smál (i.e. the sun and moon), xxvii 10 . do luigh ortha . . . / orchra re h-ucht a éaga, PBocht 11.19 . luidis tamh air 'com fhaicsin, Irish Texts i 59 § 41 . do luig na lic ar mo lár, O'Gr. Cat. 361.17 . go luigheann néall náimhdidhe na locht ar rosgaibh a réasúin, TSh. 9254 . lucht ar nach luidh m'ealadha, L. Cl. A. B. 163.50 . go luighfeadh daoirse na breithe . . . uirre féin, TSh. 3249 . Muircheartach ar nár luigh tár, L. Cl. A. B. 116.36 . giolla ar nár luidh iomarbhé `on whom no blame was ever laid', Duan. F. ii 352.61 . Oppresses, presses hard on: leoman mor laiges for préid na for mart, Alex. 1069 ( BB 500a10 ). delligh anfforlann an eccarat for a mbaoi isin Espain do Gaoidelibh, Leb. Gab.(i) 234.2 . do loigedur sersenaig imdo air, Ann. Conn. 1230.6 . do luid (leg. luig) orra Cairbre, Fen. 398.16 . níor luigh ar leith a mháthar he encroached not on his mother's share, DDána 96.29 . do luigh a' nāmhaid oruinn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 21.10 . do luidh an oiread sin de ghorta air, Eochairsg. 82.23 . In proverb: luighidh iolar ar uathadh the many overcome the few, AFM vi 1940.x = loigenn ilar ar uathaid, Caithr. CC 74 = luigidh iolar for uathadh, Hugh Roe² 64.23 .

In different construction: ní loigh m'intinn ar ábhocht dwells not on, Aithd. D. 6.7 . ra ghréas laoidhe ar ar luigh san to which he devoted himself, Content. xxii 13 . na tolcha ar ar hoileadh inn / go loigheadh orra mh'intinn, DDána 88.30 .

Legal: laidig ail for naesaibh, l.¤ imna for giallna, . . . laigidh feith for fintiud takes precedence (the prior claim `lies upon' the later claim, so that the latter cannot come forward till the former is discharged, Plummer MS. notes), O'Curry 1868 ( 23 P 3, 20c ). l.¤ ail for naesaib quoted Laws iii 220.21 , 25 , 226.21 (all Comm.). loigid finntiu for imna, O'D. 2283 ( Rawl. B. 506, 26a ). ni laig aimsir for rainn sochraite na dochraite, O'D. 580 ( H 3.17 col. 444 ).

Note also: an tan do luigheadar ort, do bhris tú `leaned upon thee', Ezekiel xxix 7.

l.¤ i fiadnaisiu prostrates oneself before : ra-s-loigset uile i n-a fhiadnaise, PH 191 . luidhigh (loigis v.l.) an mac eccailsi ic prostrait i fiadnaisi Mocuda, BNnÉ 310.9 . rolaigset 'na fhiadnaise, RC xiv 34.21 . ro-loigset uile i fiadnaise hin fireoin, PH 244.

l.¤ imm. Of garment: ciasu fili immali[g] tugen cona llí is worn by, RC xxvi 14.10 . l.¤ le lies with, espouses luigh liomsa, Gen. xxxix 12. luighis Cormac ré hEithne gur toirceach leis í, Keat. ii 4732 . Of mystic espousal: na loidedh a leaba goill / feithed fós ar Cloinn Conoill (of Ireland), Irish Texts ii 56.52 . luighid an t-óg 's an sean le ar siair `young and old wed our sister' (of Mary), PBocht 2.5 . an chomhairle as ar luigh leis / dár ngonaibh-ne is luibh leighis (of the Incarnation), DDána 6.11 . mar budh fear do luigheadh lé `he was as a spouse to her', Aithd. D. 84.6 .

Rarely in trans. use: go nach luighfeadh Dia lámh air, TSh. 5419.

2 lainnech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 lainnech or dil.ie/29431

adj o, ā (1 lainn). Also lo-, lu- eager . Of persons: se fen laíndech . . . lansantach im eolus . . . gacha tire, BB 412b27 . in rioghan fhíal fír-l.¤ , BNnÉ 199.29 . lúinneach `jovial', Oss. v 136.12 . is loinnioch lúthmhar a laoich goile, CRR² 82.22 . ? dath loinneach ar do ghrúaidh, 23 I 1, 109 . With copula: budh laindeach lé she was pleased, Irish Texts iii 14.10 . Adv.: guidhim Pádraig . . . / im naomhaibh uaisle Éireann / . . . beid go luinneach im láimh thall `active for me', Dán Dé xxv 69 . gluaisid less ina longaib / co laindech na Lochlannuich, Irish Texts ii 3 § 18.

Rare in other applications: dáilidh damh an liric loinnech, Studies 1923, 598 § 9 . Cf. guth mín mormas di lic laindech, Anecd. i 67.15 = laind[r]ech, ZCP xi 158.11 , which gives better sense. lés lánl.¤ , SG 25.11 .

lár

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lár or dil.ie/29580
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n o, n. ( Ml. 89d18 , 108d15 ), later m.

I The meanings are (a) surface and (b) middle . But the distinction is not always clear-cut, and the following classification must be regarded as to some extent arbitrary.

(a) surface, ground, floor : ond l.¤ gl. ab solo patrio, Ml. 22a3 . indiles lair gl. proprii soli, 34d11 . do l.¤ sudigthir ditiu du græs. du l.¤ nime dano sudigter ind uisci `a covering is always set against a floor, so then the waters are set against the floor of heaven' (gl. solo), 120d9 . amal bentair foltchíb fri l.¤ talman co n-altain, LU 8619 ( FB 46 ). co torchair béim n-asclaing don pheist . . . oc rabe for l.¤ , LU 9109 ( FB 86 ). gebid lamchloich do l.¤ thalman, TBC-LL¹ 1181 . smútgur in láir, 5057 . a ṅglúini fri l.¤ doib, 5199 = fri talmain, TBC-I¹ 3165 . slechtais C. dochum láir `C. bowed himself to the ground', Mon. Tall. 7. draigin . . . / fri tōeb in lāir leith-lessi `by the site of a half-ruined fort', Ériu vii 2.16 . do toccaibh B. do lar hé, BNnÉ 49.4 . tucadur uile a n-gnúisi ré l.¤ , RC xxiv 377.24 . iter neam ┐ lar, Fél. 6.28 . is nephthortech a lar (of Hell), Ériu iii 6.1 . cassraca tenedh . . . ic loscud lair ┐ luibi, BB 240a49 . nir' lam in mac do gabail cuici do lar `she durst not take up the boy from the ground', RC xxiv 190.13 . nach sluic in lār uili ind, ACL iii 242 § 9 . dia taethsad nem for an l.¤ , BColm. 70.11 . do líon neamh is do lom l.¤ `emptied the earth' (of blood from side of Christ), Dán Dé xxix 8 . ar an l.¤ lom `bare floor', PBocht 20.39 . gemar ó l.¤ ag tacmuing trénḟeda, IGT Decl. ex. 622 . Other applications: amail bogṡimind ar l.¤ srotha surface (middle?), TBC-LL¹ p. 369 n. 3 . gach dara carn ar a l.¤ / gach dara cúach is copán `on its base(?)', Duan. F. ii 294 § 161 . eoin is a leabtha ar a l.¤ `side' (of engraved goblet), Aithd. D. 9.7 .

(b) interior, middle : congarar C. . . . co lar in rígthaige, LU 8778 ( FB 60 ). tabair in ṅ-gabail dún do l.¤ ind átha from the bed of, TBC-LL¹ 754 . boruaraid C. in certgae, delgthi do l.¤ a dernainni, 3938 . tanic reme tri l.¤ fer ṅ-hErend, 4453 . oc dul di dar l.¤ in taige, IT i 67.6 . as trághadh lacha asa l.¤ (an impossible undertaking), IGT Decl. ex. 1036 . Iarusaléim . . . / l.¤ na cruinne ceithiordha, TD 17.25 . i gcaladh Chairrgi Ferghais / atá l.¤ a fhlaithemhnais, L. Cl. A. B. 68.82 . ón ló loisgfidhear do l.¤ / ┐ ghéisfeas do ghormchlár, DDána 50.22 . as l.¤ na cúirte amach, AFM iii 242.16 . a raibhe . . . isin tuaisccert do tabairt less atuaith tre l.¤ adhergnamhad, 352.15 . no chuirdís slógh uí D. ciomhsa an champa . . . ina cheirt medhon ┐ a lar ina leithimel `those who were in the centre', vi 2030.16 . dá leagadh . . . go l.¤ long-phuirt . . . Luicifeir, TSh. 4065 . cialluighidh l.¤ na haltóra bás Críost . . . is é l.¤ na haltóra is meádhon di, Eochairsg. 37.12 . lethat a lair `breadth of its middle', O'Dav. 117. Fig. do luig na lic ar mo l.¤ `presses as a flagstone on my breast', O'Gr. Cat. 361.17.

II In phrases.

(a) With preceding vb. and prep. léicid fo l.¤ abandons: ro léig fo l.¤ a ḟoghuil ┐ a dībeirg, Fianaig. 76.8 . mo dhuine féin . . . / meise fa l.¤ ní léigfeadh `he would never abandon me', TD 12.60 . téid re l.¤ becomes void : rann de do dul re lar ar sgath aithgine, Laws ii 6.7 Comm . cutruma na satha deiric na cneidi do dul re lar, iii 434.4 Comm . ma ro feas na hindile icait itir smacht ┐ aithgin, mane feas teit re lar, O'Curry 691 ( H 3.18, 335 ). ni deachaid mian aen n-duine fa l.¤ no desire . . . went unsatisfied, Oss. v 108.4 . teid gal . . . na laech . . . re l.¤ is overthrown, CCath. 1698. léicid co lár subdues : lé leagand tú go lár ar gcuirp chomh-mbrúite agas ar bfeōil tso-bhrisde, Carswell² 73.2533 .

(b) Prep. phrases: a(s) l.¤ from among, out of: Aodh . . . do dhol a l.¤ a aisi ┐ a neirt . . . docum na Romha `in the midst of his age and power', AU iii 494.20 = as l.¤ a inmhe ┐ a aoisi, ALC ii 208.21 . Iomur . . . do chor an tsaoghail de as l.¤ a cloinne ┐ a chonáich, AFM iii 406.6 . di l.¤ from within: in corp da lār is lāthach, ACL iii 238 § 5 . dá l.¤ do lingeadh an Traoi, DDána 119.13 . gleann na ndéar an talamh trom / . . . dá l.¤ is soibheirthe sionn, 45.3 . do l.¤ na fairgi `from the middle of the sea', Laws v 298.20 Comm . for (ar) l.¤ . in the middle (midst) of, in: ocht ngemma . . . for l.¤ a da imlisen, LU 8676 ( FB 51 ). ar lar a dá imcaisne, TBC-LL¹ 260 . for l.¤ na firmaiminti, Laws i 26.24 Comm . for l.¤ na Róma `in Rome', PH 543 . ar l.¤ a tṡluaig, Acall. 6944 . Laidhgnen . . . do marbad for l.¤ Trín Aird Macha `in the midst of the Third of Armagh', RC xvii 346.4 (Tig.). lēic ar lār in fīr[ḟ]ōit ind put me on the true path, ACL iii 241 § 4 . lot ar l.¤ síothchána, TD 18.122 . ar l.¤ Gaoidheal among the G., L. Cl. A. B. 233.76 . Ferna mór ar l.¤ Laighion, BNnÉ 284.22 . leitir . . . / nar las ar l.¤ na teineadh, PBocht 20.25 . lebar chilli mic nEnan, / ro geabhtha ar a lar . . . / fis gacha dala in it, Fen. 346.5 . Of point of time: ar l.¤ na haidhci at midnight, Études Celt. i 90.15 . ar lar in lai `at midday', Aen. 822 . i l.¤ in the middle of: toirthe 'ga gcur do chrannaibh / . . . tug 'na l.¤ ubhla a himil puts the apples at its extremity in the centre, L. Cl. A. B. 73.71 . don uisce do bhí i l.¤ an tsrotha, Keat. ii 4712 . a l.¤ a ṡuain, TD 29.46 . coimhéadíad a l.¤ do chroidhe, Proverbs iv 21 . go n-dearna da roinn dhé iona l.¤ , Atlantis iv 200.35 . iona l.¤ san in the midst of it, Ezekiel xxii 22.

In n. pr. Cath Maige Nathrach ria nGlún-i-llār, Arch. Hib. ii 62 § 55.

(c) Adv. and other phrases. bél fri l.¤ bowing down : cách . . . / 's a mbéal re l.¤ an lá-soin (of Day of Judgement), DDána 29.16 . Cf. tuc a bel re lar ar umla do Chormac, Irish Texts iii 6.19 . co l.¤ to the ground : cassla derga . . . impu co l.¤ , LU 2199 ( FA 28 ). no-t-léic sís do'n beind aird-se . . . co l.¤ , PH 4830 . gur tholl a lethleith co l.¤ don láech míleda, Comp. CC 98.20 . Cf. fríth nech dia lenmain co l.¤ (: ár) `enough were found to hunt them home' where however Ed. suggests l.¤ = lór, Metr. Dinds. iv 50.110 . co ngeiltis a ḟér ┐ a suth co l.¤ ┐ co lántalmuin (of birds devastating a plain), ZCP v 501.2 . Note also: ré traostbhualadh . . . a gcorp fá l.¤ ┐ fá lán-talamh, TSh. 5578 . fo l.¤ wasted: aithesc fó l.¤ `ineffectual', AFM iii 230.17 . fearta Padraic tra do ind[i]siu dibsi . . . is uscí fo l.¤ labour in vain, BB 211b29 = uisce do loch, LU 274 . for (ar) l.¤ ruined, overwhelmed : croinn abhla ar l.¤ ag luighe, L. Cl. A. B., 105.127 . féach meadh ar lochtaine ar l.¤ , PBocht 13 § 42 (`weighed down to earth'). gaoth mór . . . gurro roisistar coirce Erenn uile do neoch tarruidh ar l.¤ dhe blew about all that it found reaped(?), ACL i 226.17 (`injured all the oats that it found standing'). asal bhíos ar l.¤ , TSh. 4752 . go raibhe an creideamh ar l.¤ `had lapsed', Keat. iii 5505 . laochraidhe Laoighse . . . ar l.¤ , Keat. Poems 572. Note also: nír fidir neach d'uair nó tráth / gur gabh úatha ar l.¤ in lá `till the day had gone by', Duan. F. ii 246 § 24 . dursan a oinech re l.¤ , ACL iii 304.21 . ó mullach co l.¤ from top to bottom, from head to foot: erradh rígh . . . o mhullach co lar . . . dhó (of dues given to a cleric), Lism. L. 3152 . fiche céad laoch lán d'éideadh ó mhullach go l.¤ , Ériu i 84.5 . ro-scoilt bend-chapur in tempuil i ndíb lethib ó mullach co a lar, PH 2896.

Attrib. gen.: tús ┐ deireadh gan chleith / is rann láir gacha duaine `the middle verse', Content. xxviii 5 . consuini láir an fhocuil a consonant in the interior of the word, IGT Introd. 3.4 .

Compds. With nouns. ¤medón very centre : co rucatar leo é ar l. medón a catha fodéin, CRR 47 . rucatar sidhi . . . co l. medhóin (leg. lármedhón) ind átha, Fianaig. 88.13 . ¤thalam: dofuit for larthalmain `upon the very earth', MacCarthy 66.20 . In nn. loc. Muir Lárthalmhan Mediterranean, Keat. ii 491 . ¤úachtar: ín sdablaing . . . doberthea do L. do laruachtar eanbruíthi coírí Concubur, BB 257b42 (= YBL 177a51 ). With adj.: ¤cháel: ned is eala / as druth lemna lairchael / clerigh ar cuairt cross, IT iii 82.22 ( BB 291a13 ).

lecc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lecc or dil.ie/29691
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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.

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