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éccoimsech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccoimsech or dil.ie/19430
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adj (1 coimsech): an toradh mór, lóghmhar, éuccoimsigh, glórmhar 'incomparable' Ériu xv 126 (136b) , (Supplement 48).

1 lí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lí or dil.ie/30091
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Forms: li, li, líi, lii, líi, li, liga, líthe, lighthe, dhali, liga, liga, lig, ligaib, líg, líd

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

Beauty, lustre, glory

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In n. loc. see Hog. Onom.

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

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

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

límaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. límaid or dil.ie/30226
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Forms: límad, límugud, límtha, limsat

v (lím ?) vn. límad, límugud, part. límtha. ? Pret. 3 pl. limsat, Études Celt. xi 114.

(a) Of arms, etc. sharpens, grinds, polishes : Maine for neimnech isé rodasinnsmasdair ┐ romheil (.i. rocaith no rolimadh), Thurn. Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. ii 16.1 . slan don ti limus in scin risin lic, Laws iii 294.21 Comm . ralimaid ┐ rolondraigid slega suainmeacha . . . a meirgi, TTebe 1269 .

(b) Fig. of person: mo Loca rolímad` who was polished', Gorm. Aug. 13 . oic ┐ airm liomtar linn warriors and weapons are sharpened by us, TBC St. 419 . lia lóghmhar na leoghan ór líomhadh (líomadh, v.l.) by whom he was trained, Hackett xxxix 99 .

lógmar

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Forms: lúachmar

adj o, ā (lóg) later lúachmar. precious, valuable; rich, beautiful : tre chenéle martre ata lógmára (logmara, MS.) le Dea, Thes. ii 247.22 (Cambr.). edbart logmar, Ml. 87b9 . isnaib nephanmandaib suaccobraib no logmaraib (gl. in pretiosa . . . inanimata), 130a3 . blath na lubi . . . logmar, LU 10641 (TE). dochótar i mmartra lógmair, PH 1103. ro-chansat . . . cantaicc logmair do, 2156 . na dána logmara-sa .i. . . . deig-briathra ┐ deig-gním, 7116 . a n-aimsir cindti a throcaire luachmhoire, ITS xxix 172.26 . delradh . . . rologhmar ina agaidh, BCC 404.2 . an toradh mór, loghmhar, éuccoimsigh, glórmhar, RSClára p. 126 § 15 . Corp lóghmhar ar tTigherna, p. 78.z . Of food or drink, rich: ro caithset biad ┐ fín l.¤ , PH 846 . fleadha ┐ féasdoighe lóghmhara, Desid. 6645. Of people, estimable: dáine . . . / d'feruibh lóghmhura in léghinn `distinguished', Ériu iv 118 § 34.

lia l.¤ jewel, precious stone : blog dond liic lógmair / . . . Sínech ingen Ḟergnae, Fél. Oct. 5 . ba cain lie l.¤ / Ródan lócharn Lothrai, Apr. 15 . fuursundadh cacha hairdi furri di líc logmair, Ériu xii 174 § 2 (TE2). gem .i. a gemma, ōnd lic lōgmair, Corm. Y 677 . Cú Chonnacht . . . / éinlíog lógmhar Leithe Cuinn, TD 9.51 . ná cuiridh bhar liaga lóghmhara i bhfiadhnaise na muc, TSh. 9455.

Superl. . . . atāit teora brīathra ata lōgmaire for nim, ZCP vii 312 § 25.

Adv. go bfuighedh bás . . . / . . . go loghmar meritoriously, BNnÉ 258 § 262 .

margréit

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Forms: margrent, margarét, margrétai

n f. (< Lat. margarita) a pearl. a hadamaint is a margreit, Rawl. 77b39 . in margreit ┐ in log loghmhar .i. sanctus Patricius , Lism. L. 38. margrent [sic fcs.] thaitnemach, LB 138b6 = Hom. Leg. 66. a hindech do margarét, Fianaig. 14 § 32. lomnan do mairgrec ┐ do lecaib logmaraib, RC xxvi 160 § 45. do margreg, Aisl. Tond. 116 § 1 = margarét 140 . pl. margrétai, PH 2446. o mairgretaib ┐ o nemannaib, Alex. 590. do margairib, KMMisc. 317.2 .