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comméit

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comméit or dil.ie/11512

n (méit) equal, proportionate size, amount, quantity : comméd .i. comma a méd ┐ indī dianda coimmēid, Corm. Y 269 . is comméitt no is cutruma dlegur don aire, Laws iv 68.16 Comm. iar comet ┐ iar comhlaiget, BB 277a29 `be it great or be it little', Leb. Cert. 184.6 . an coimméd cedna dhó, CS 288.3 . With gen.: isin gréin . . . / sé commet dec in talman, SR 300 . dorat a thri ch.¤ im E. subjected E. to three times as much, LU 8248 ( FB 19 ). dotéirged indala n-ai immach commeit chori cholbthaigi (an eye), 3262 ( SCC 5 ) (adjectival? See below). inis a comeíd, BB 40a27 . gan coimmēid n-aonordlaig / d' esbaid, ZCP viii 211.21 . With art. and follg. DI: laisin comeit sin do re, Laws i 236.16 Comm. in coimeid sin do ulc do denum, BB 437b39 . Note also: comet a rucad d'almaib as many herds as were carried off, Ann. Conn. 1307.10 .

As adj.: do chloind chomadais ch.¤ ample, Metr. Dinds. iv 188.28 . comméitt cadhais iatt aráon, BNnÉ 256.11 . lochaid . . . comet sinchu (with a p. like equat.) as large as foxes, ZCP xxx 132.13 . = medithir sinnchu, Alex. 749 . iatlanna móra coméit columnai, 740 . coimeid re colpaigh mbliadna (of salmon), KMMisc. 314.21 . Adv. ba coimméd ra marbdaois (sic leg.) were alike slain (clerics and laymen), TFrag. 208.7 . Inflected forms in adjectival use (cf. comméite): in corthe már . . . comméte fris fessin, LU 5750 . roptar cutrumma comméti (of flocks of Ailell and Medb), TBC-LL² 70 . ni hairchend combat commeti ule cuirp na esergi will all be the same size, LU 2547 . do ronsat . . . trí catha . . . coimméide dhíobh, TFrag. 206.6 .

? forgarmain

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Forms: forgamuin

n f. (cf. garman) a weaver's beam: luaithidir lochaid iar f.¤ , Corm. Y 1059 s.v. prull = forgamuin, Bodl. forgharmanghnūis odharchaillighe, ITS v 134.22 , is doubtful as to form and meaning.

léochaill

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adj i niggardly, ungenerous, miserly : a gilla leochaille leacaigh molaise, IT iii 88 § 106 (emended to l.¤, Murphy Metrics p. 49 § 38 ). imda lochaid leíre luatha, leochailli lind the pools are niggardly (of fish), Hib. Min. 66.17 . cf. tré esbaid onchon Adair/docht gach caill fá chnuastaraid / tré flaith Eochaille aidble / leochaille na linnaibne `the rivers' pools are miserly affected', Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.18 . Compar. ní raibi . . . duine bud dimicnigi na budh léochaille oldás, Acall. 5524 v.l.

As subst. érais [Maelan] Pátraic fa dig . . . lonnaigther . . . risin leochaill, Acall. 4834 (léochaille, v.l.).

lochaid

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x see 1 luch.

1 luch

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 luch or dil.ie/30896
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: lochadh, lochthadh, L., Lochad

n usually t and nt, f. with loch- in obl. cases. Perh. orig. vocalic stem as the alternation u/o is unexplained (see GOI 206. See also ZCP xxviii 70 - 1 ), and the dental does not appear in the archaic compds. ¤gabháil, ¤donn (infra). In later lang. ā, f. So IGT Decl. § 133 , where g p. lochadh is declared faulty, and lochthadh with -th- is required for the `dúnadh'.

Mouse : glenaid l.¤ inna línsam, Thes. ii 293.20 . hinglen l.¤ inna gerchrub, 24 . lúaithidir lochaid (lochait v.l.) iar forgarmain, Corm. Y 1059 . l.¤ i comraínd (term of opprobrium), IT iii 100 § 172 . fuath lochad landai lordai, SR 5431 (`o written over u', n. 0 ). meracht a lochad of the mouse it is chasing (a cat), Laws iii 296.9 Comm . ona lochtaib, O'Dav. 918 . cech mallacht . . . robé forsin lochaid duaid ochair ind libiur-se, KZ xxxi 254.17 . l.¤ fael ┐ sinnach, Todd Nenn. 218.6 . amal charas in l.¤ biad in fidchait, PH 7737 . mani estais na lochtha . . . la tabairt na lochad inna béolu, RC xiii 446.7 . dona lochthuibh, IGT Introd. 22.28 . cidh áilit na lochaidh, BNnÉ 53.28 . aga lionadh do lochaibh fionnfadhachaibh, 26 . in duirb mét lochad, LL 329a43 . ag ithe féola . . . na luiche, Isaiah lxvi 17 . cúig lucha óir, 1 Sam. vi 4 . dál . . . don chat ris an luich, TSh. 2344 . plag lochad ic Galloib ┐ ig Laignip, CS 256.4 . catt re lochaid (of a bad stepmother), ZCP vi 268.6 . lochaidh ag ithe na ngort uile, AFM ii 988.16 . mar bhaighte do cuirfídhe i ttrap chum loch do mharbhadh, Párl. na mB. 1273 . ní mó coin inaitt lochait an oilein sin `rats', Maund. 146.

l.¤ francach rat, l.¤ becc mouse: ithitt féoil cach uile ainmidhi itir lochta frangcacha ┐ lochta becca, Maund. 114 . l.¤ francach gl. rula (Lat. wd. unexpld.), Ir. Gl. 248. Note also: dos-nancatar . . . lochaid Indecda ┐ ethaite aerdha, Alex. 748. luch dall gl. talpa = mole, Ir. Gl. 249.

As n. pr. f. L.¤ , V. SS. Hib. ii 10.y .

In n. loc.: for Ross Lochad , LU 4607 ( TBC-I¹ 138 ). See Hog. Onom.

Compds. ¤gabáil: bla cat luchgabail catching mice, Laws iii 296.7 . ¤donn (¤thonn) but this prob. in origin from *luch ' wolf', thus wolf-brown, wolf-skin Ériu xxxvi 175-76 . In n. pr. Luchdond letrad lecne líach, Metr. Dinds. ii 80.21 . See note ib. p. 108 . Dumae ind Luchduinn, Dinds. 1 ( LL 3890 ). isí fochaid tánaise iar sin .i. in luch donn (leg. Luchdonn) .i. cuilén fúair mac na baintrebthaigi a cúas omna, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28.6 . See O'Rahilly, EIHM 79 n . Luchdond (-tondd v.l.) cainte fil i nEmain Macha . . . grech in Luchduinn, BDD 54 = Luchton Cáinti . . . gréch ind Luchduind, BDD² 484 - 86 . Cf. in luchthond lámdérg Loegaire, LU 8615 ( FB 46 . luch donn, Eg.). ¤thigern: ro ṡaltair forin Luchthigern (of a woman), LL 6285 ( ZCP xxiv 141 § 33 ).