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airdmes

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airdmes or dil.ie/1857

Forms: airdmeis

n u, [m.] g s. airdmeis (: Aingceis), Met. Dinds. iii 4.28 may be metri gratia. Vn. formation from *air-di-mid-, ZCP xviii 330 , but possibly compd. of 1 aird or 1 ard and 1 mes(s). Somet. in alternation with ardammus (see 1 ard compds.). act of estimating, calculating; estimate, opinion: cure airddmes dūn tarsin slōg . . . co fesamar līn int slōig, TBC² 291 (airdmius LU 4784 ). focherd airddmius forsin lorc , 296 ( LU 4789 ). tabair a.¤ forro ┐ finta . . . ca lín dochuatar, TBC 649 . ardmes, 653 . is hi (sic)mo a.¤ de is é C., BDD² 469 = airdmiusa, LU 6914 . ic ardmius for in slúag, LL 221a21 ( TTr. 290 ). ro fhoidh . . . buidhin mbig . . . do breith airdmesa forsna Gallaibh, Hugh Roe 100.7 (fo. 26b) . nách budh áirdmheas ar aigéan (of an impossible task), ML 98.11 . Fer lée fri cloistecht / Fer rogain fri ha.¤ , Dinds. 35 ( RC xv 421 ). batar diairmidhe re n-a.¤ iatsen, CCath. 5654 . nī gētam th'airdmess horot `we shall not deprive you of your calculation', ZCP viii 268 § 43 . ro b'é aird-mes . . . a n-eices, MR 240.10 . ba hé sin a cairddes / ní ha.¤ co mertain, Met. Dinds. iii 216.18 . ardmes comaighthech orra, O'C. 662 ( H. 3.18, p. 325 ). ardmius (.i. doich) .i. toimdiu, ut est ní fortreisi oeth oenuir ardmius (ardmes v.l.) ilmile n-Eirenn the oath of one person is not stronger than the opinion of . . ., O'Dav. 36 . mesdar ainme .i. ni mes is dir fair o bis ainim and acht ardamus, O'C. 1063 ( H. 3.18, 439a ) = a.¤ , O'D. 1629 (H. 5.15, 16b). muna ro cinnedh ré fair itir is airdmhes comaigthech fair, Laws iv 132.19 Comm. In sense of foretelling: co ro faidid a druid do tabairt ardmesa ar a mnai in ro ba mac nó'n ro ba h-ingean ro teacht, Todd Nenn. 34.8 . In phrase búaid n-airdmesa gift of estimating (esp. the numbers of an enemy): būaid . . . airdmesa, TBC² 299 . buáid n-airdmiusa, LU 10155 . buaid n-airdmessai, ZCP iii § 6 glossed .i. nélladoirecht, Ériu xiii 62 § 12 .

anfud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. anfud or dil.ie/3608

Forms: anbod, tanfad, ainbthe, ainbthe, anfaid, anfod, anfaid, ainbthib

n earlier anbod (intens. of 2 féth or neg. of 3 féth, see Ped. ii 628 , Vendr. Lex. s.v. anboth). Gender and inflexion doubtful. n s. in tanfad , LL 183a11 . g s. (or g p.) ainbthe, RC xvii 143.21 (Tig.). a s. (or a p.) ainbthe, LU 2980 . g s. anfaid, LU 8498 ( FB 35 ). a s. anfod, LU 9429 . d s. anfaid, Anecd. ii 41 § 17 . d p. ainbthib, Thes. ii 352.5 (Hy. vi). Mod. anḟaithe, E. O'Rahilly 26.3 .

Tempest, storm: féth no anboth gl. navegantium . . . inaequalitas, Ml. 125d11 . ar cech néclind bas eslind / dom chorp co nainbthib hūathaib, Thes. ii 352.5 (Hy. vi) .i. fil co nanbthib, 43 . acht nip forlucht no anfuth (of taking out a boat), Laws iii 210.24 . for feth . . . for anfuth, 212.7 Comm. cia do f[u]air anfad for muir, v 190.y Comm. is mac ainbthe notusmairn `son of storm', RC xvii 143.21 (Tig.). fossod a tond medrach mend / mandra sál fri ainbthe hír, LU 2980 . baíthium a.¤ mílach mend, 3018 . ardomneat anfuth úar, 3019 . báite fairind mo churaig / lasin n-anfod crúaid, 9429 . talgud (= tailciud ?) inna fidbadh . . . la a.¤ tentide di cech le[i]th, Ériu ii 138 § 128 . a.¤ mara, LL 190c30 . Finnai cid lethan a loch / ┐ cid mór a anfod, Met. Dinds. iv 306.14 . do éirigh anfadh orra, Keat. ii 531 . muir ar n-éirghe anfaidh, DDána 74.19 . do cuir an peisd an uired sin d'anfadh ┐ do combuaidhredh ar an fairce, ZCP xi 144.18 ( BCC 233 ). can tocht re gaith no ar feanfud, Cog. 182.22 . Attrib. g s. Tú mhínigheas an mhuir anfaidh the stormy sea, DDána 13.10 . ? As fixed phrase: a liuthad sodar mhuir anfaidh SGS xviii 106.27 . go Loch n-anfaidh nUachtair, TD 16.53 .

Fig. in phrases descriptive of a hero, etc.: tonn anfaid, as í a shamhoil, Sits v (1919) 93 § 29 . ard-anfud dond dílinne / décsiu Cerbaill chóe[i]m, RC xxix 211 § 4 . tonn is treisi anfadh `wave mightiest in fury', Studies 1920, 418.32 . a réim aithbhe dá hanfadh course of an ebb-tide in its stormi- ness(?), DDána 92.44 . Cf. the compd. do léim tar fhál anfadhaithbhe across the barrier of a stormy ebb-tide(?), DDána 89.7 .

(b) turbulence, fury, rage in general: co ucht anfaid irgaile / re n-ocaib Ulad, LU 8498 ( FB 35 ). cosin flaith find fil fri a.¤ / i fil Dondchad, LL 4992 . cath F. / for coímu in chóicid . . . / og in t-anfad / irrubad Aed Rón is Chonchath, Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 32 ( LL 183a11 ). anfadh cogaidh mhóir i nErinn, FM ii 1024.11 . aister is fherr anfadh `a most dashing raid', Studies 1920, 418.12 . dín a Dé A. . . . / ar iffern co méit anfaid, LL 199b58 . tainic anfadh an bais chum na bain- dtigherna = semimortua facta est, Smaointe B. Chr. 3936 . ra érig . . . a.¤ anfóill ecíalla isna ardrigaib, LL 240a14 ( TTr. 1724 ). re hanfadh a ffercc, ZCP viii 224 § 31 . le hanfadh aigeanta, ML 128.14 . mínigh fraoch anfaidh an ḟir, TD 15.50 . íslig . . . grísnimh anfuid th'intinne, O'Gr. Cat. 457.13 . fulang hanfaid, Prolegomena 42 § 9 .

(c) In name of a weapon: lorg anfaid inna láim, LU 5596 (TBC) = lorc anfaith, TBC² 1113 . tainic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg anfaidh 'na laim, Met. Dinds. iv 294.22 . Cf. ainbthen.

angbaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. angbaid or dil.ie/3623

adj Mid. Ir. writing of andgaid, O'Brien, Ériu xi 157 . Distinct word, Vendr. Lex. (andach). wicked; fierce, ruthless: angbhaidh .i. peacadh, O'Cl. angbhaidh .i. cruaidh an gaisgeadh, ib. lorc didiu a.¤ nó lainn-fordiuclandtaid, Dinds. 9 ( BB 357a46 ) = O'Mulc. 780 . droch-mac Iesse aṅgbaid (Saul of David), SR 6138 . i cin for nidal naṅgbaid, 5483 . Ailill angbaidh (he was guilty of rape), Anecd. i 51 § 8 . a lucht in sceoil scithaṅgbaid (of wicked women), Rawl. 72a26 . Adam is Eua aṅgbaid, LL 17402 . rīgh rogabh in doman thair / dar comainm Irūath anbaig, Ériu iv 174 § 3 , xi 157 . duine angbuid nobid oc slat, Trip. 482.2 = andgaid, Trip.² 2612 . ailgisach angbaidh in fear dana, BB 259b6 . Aithirni aṅgbaid, Met. Dinds. iii 106.53 . on droing a.¤ anniartha, Cog. 50.22 . in cath-milid . . . a.¤ , 194.18 . d'Éireamhón angbaidh, Content. v 32 . Of animals: fúargg ind eich a.¤ amnais, Met. Dinds. iii 456.82 . romarb ind leoman n-aṅgmaidh, LL 397b7 . ar cach naen anmand nangbuidh, uair angbaidh cach míl a comaiches trespassing animals(?), Laws iv 82.2 Comm. ba . . . angbhuidh adhuathmhar an míl, Lism. L. 2216 . Of a place: sīraitreb ifirn a.¤ , Ériu iii 30 § 16 . o Drobaís dianaṅgbaid, LL 1023 . mac on Echtgi aṅgbaid, Anecd. i 49 § 16 . Of actions, fights, etc.: cuibleng a.¤ , SG 333.25 . tumha . . . n-angmoigh nainnsercoch a violent kick, ZCP x 292.24 . ba haṅgbaid a ṅgním ṅgle, LL 22299 . In cheville: lotar .vii. cét armach / uadib aṅgbaid dulad, Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 10 ( LL 182a40 ).

In favourable sense valiant, brave(?): ó Adam ḟírbind aṅgbaid, LL 665 . laich angbaide . . . / gon(a) danaibh go n-dechraibh `valiant', Todd Nenn. 136.1 . a.¤ in raind, MR 210.1 . ? atteoch frit a n-usce / ┐ in n-áer n-angbaidh, ZCP viii 232 § 6 . As adv.: creanadh a gnúis ghlé gan ghairge / ré go hongbhuidh `opportunely' (boldly?), Ó Bruad. i 104 xxvi .

As subst.: in taṅgbaid Lucifur, SR 1512 . a a.¤ anfhéil (to Satan), PH 3930 . cech echtach cach aṅgbaid / i slabraid ros nass, LL 18633 . fan a.¤ n-irgalach, fa Osgur, Fianaig. 60.20 . ō rogab talmain na tor / nī fūair a.¤ in tobor, ZCP vii 498.z .

Cf. angadh, Gadelica 70 .

See also andgaid.

1 anocht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 anocht or dil.ie/3736

n m. Orig. n., Thurn., ZCP xvii 290 . fault to be avoided by poets (see Bergin, Ériu xii 220 ): a.¤ ainm coitchend . . . / do lean do gach lanphudair / int a.¤ . . . / cia ralocht dian ruidles, Auraic. 2071 . da a.¤ deg . . . / dlegait a fis na filid, 1970 . dialt n-etarleimi n-oll / icaid da a.¤ aconn, 2102 . cindas aincit anuchtu, 2009 . dingbaid dichnead tri phudra / d'ar n-anochtaib anumla, 2112 . a.¤ mas ainm do cach locht / cid dia n-aidera d'oenlocht? 2075 . Used for a specific metrical fault (in which a word in one line of a couplet lacks the required rhyme with a word in the other): nocho gabam ar mo gol / on lo nach marand Murc[h]odh—o nach fuil comhardudh a n-aighidh an `lo' ann sin amail ata re `marand' is eadh do-ber in t-a.¤ , IGT Metr. Faults § 6 . trefhocul . . . can anoc[h]t, Auraic. 5062 ( IT iii 126 ) .i. cia locht .i. a nda nocht iarna diriuch don dligiud, 5222 .i. cen nocht and . . . asberat na hugdair: fogonar airchetul i n-a.¤, ut est: torc atchiu argair gabair / fiu Corc no Lorc no Lugaidh— `argair' and cen ni fris cia rodligh co fil nocht and foesin, 5226 . dlighidh aithne ar lochduibh . . . mur atá . . . mac ar muin no anuchd, IGT Introd. 2.29 . Of a gramm. fault: milliud [remi] gach reim n-olc / do ni ainm ni acht a.¤ , Auraic. 2178 .

clechtaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clechtaid or dil.ie/9407

v (1 clecht) is or becomes accustomed to; accustoms oneself to; of people, is accustomed to, frequents, consorts with; of a calling, practises, plies.

(a) With personal noun or pronoun: conidh misgaisiu lasna tuathaibh na tigerna clechtait forru innat na tigernada aili whom they are accus- tomed to have over them, CCath. 5107 (ticcernuidhe, v.l.). is misi . . . ra chleachtsad ant oireacht-sa orra, TTebe 839 . tig i láimh an tí chleachtas / an seabhac 'gá mbí aithne to whom he is accustomed(?), Measgra D. 25.21 . an t-aos cum- tha nár chleacht sinn whom I have not frequented, KMMisc. 242 § 6 . seachain sgéulta fábhuill . . . ┐ cleachd thú féin do chum díaghachda, 1 Tim. iv 7 .

(b) With noun or noun-phrase: amal clechtait a n-urcharu (gl. ut soleant iacula) as they are accustomed (to hurl), Gild. Lor. 81 . is esside toisech ro clecht cruit ┐ organ who first used, Rawl. 69b25 ( BB 11a11 ). Cf. b23 . F. . . . roda clecht claideb, LU 5566 (TBC, rhet.) nír chlecht góe, LL 3245 . na cleacht cumann re duine cainntech `do not keep company with a chatterer', Ériu v 134.69 . na cleacht do lebend do Lurc / . . . / na leic cnoc Cairmaic do Curc `let not thy platform become accustomed to Lorc ', Cog. 124.14 . do coimhēt slāinte dom' ḟlaith / clechtad farrad (.i. linn) maith is fin, ZCP v 489 § 14 (B. na f.). slán úaim don ceird clechtaim féin which I practice, Eg. 88, 19b2 (cited Meyer Contribb.). a coimleaba do-clechtsum we were wont to share his couch, Prolegomena 45 § 19 . do chleachtais fleadh is fiadhach, DDána 68.20 . an cádhus do chleacht idir `to which she was ever used', Studies 1923, 421 § 3 . cá talamh do chleacht, Oss. vi 168.z . na garma chleachtar anois, mar atá barún, bhíocont, iarla . . . that are used, Keat. iii 123 . amhuil damh nar chleachd an chuing (was unaccustomed to), Jer. xxxi 18 . treise ag cath eachtrann oruibh / a Leath Cuinn, nir chleachtobhair, Aithd. D. 39.5 . altrannas i gcéin cleachtfad I shall practise, DDána 66.10 . cairdi do dhola ar a ndíol / . . . nír chleacht cliar were not accustomed to having their reward postponed, O'Hara 2681 . Cf. int shoillsi edrocht . . . indi nar cleachtadar daib the thing to which they had not accustomed themselves(?), YBL 151b43 .

(c) With vn., quasi-Vn. or vn. phrase: cléchtait méirlig . . . atréb and, Trip.² 1846 . no chlechtatis na genti saerad a mogad isin sechtmad bliadain, Lat. Lives 59.13 (solebant). conclechtaimse (? leg. co clechtaimse) cairmteoracht . . . nad clechta err óencharpait do imluad ar m'ési, LU 8505 (rhet.). mar ar clecht bronnad i[n] buair, Ériu x 84 § 73 . im cech mi-gním . . . ro-clechtsat, PH 4160 . clechtait doine a thadall ┐ a póccad, Petrie Round Towers 435 ( LB 158a18 ). ca crich as ar cemnigis ┐ ca cele ca clechtaidh (?leg. -ais) do comluigi, RC i 48.30 . trenachaur no chlechtad claide, LL 20658 (hypermetric, ?leg. tren caur). nu gu clecht sí a sír- sborad until it has grown accustomed to constant spurring, Ériu iv 214 § 12 . fuarattar an míol mór isin ionadh ina cclectadh beith, BNnÉ 70 § 118 . Inis Chuinn do chleacht leónadh `that hath been practised in suffering', Studies 1921, 75 § 16 .

(d) Folld. by prep. With AR (FOR): a chu chleachtas ar cnamaibh who is wont to be . . . , IT iii 85 § 84 ( BB 291b19 ). ? a mmag forclechtat int ṡlúaig, Im. Brain § 5 (conclechtot, v.l. see RIA Dict. F col. 322.32) = for-clechat, ZCP xviii 411 § 5 . 'san chnoc-sa rochleachtastair, Met. Dinds. iii 54.20 . an fhoighide . . . / gloineide an chlí i gcleachdainn-se, DDána 55.3 . cuiced Lagen . . . / i[n]ar chlecht cach dagfer dían in which used to dwell, LL 4177 . cleachtmaoid a ccuasaibh carrach `we frequent', Atlantis iv 136.32 .

With OC: is ingen Chathaīr ro chlecht / . . . coa timthirecht used to be ministering to them, Fing. R. 665 . ag síol Cheallaigh 'gar chleacht mé with whom I was wont to be, DDána 77.21 . ar Mhuiris gCliach 'gar chleachtas, 67.32 .

In impers. construction: mar sin nár clechtadh d'U Cháimh / cliar ó thosaig d' a tatháir Ó C. was not accustomed to being censured, Ériu iv 216 § 13 . do cleachtadh dháibh fíon d'ibhe / do láimh ríogh `they were wont', Studies 1924, 241 § 2 . iar gcaill an tearmainn ┐ an tsochair do cleachtaoi leó d'fhagh- bháil ó Ghaedhealaibh, Keat. i 84.y . an ré do chleachtadh i dtalamh Éireamhóin that used to be the practice (?), Hackett xxxiv 4 (`as a custom'), Gloss.).

delg

Cite this: eDIL s.v. delg or dil.ie/15357

Forms: ndelg, delc, ndelg, delg, delgai, delci, deilge, deilgi, deilg, ndelc, deilge, delge, deilge, delgi, delge, delgu, delgae, delg, delgi, dealg, delgib, deilgibh

n s,n, later also o, m. IGT Decl. § 44 . n s. a ndelg , Thes. ii 248.8 . d.¤ n-argait, TBC² 2799 . d.¤ n-iarind, BDD § 137 . in delc , Aisl. MC 25 . a s. a ndelg , Thes. ii 248.4 . delg, BCC § 219 . g s. in delgai , Aisl. MC 25 . delci, ib. deilge, ZCP ii 135 . deilgi, IGT Decl. ex. 1236 . deilg, 848 . d s. co ndelc , TBC² 3234 . n p. deilge, Anecd. i 56 (Imr. Maíle D.). TBC 5684 . delge, Laws ii 146 . deilge, LU 7540 ( BDD § 107 ). delgi, TBC² 3322 . a p. delge, Ériu ii 192 § 3 = delgu, LB 202b47 . delgae, LU 7615 ( BDD § 116 ). g p. delg, Corm. Y 474 . delgi, Ériu v 22 . dealg, IGT Decl. ex. 1240 . d p. delgib, LU 7210 ( BDD § 87 ). deilgibh, IGT Decl. ex. 1235 .

(a) thorn:lorc dromma [nó] delc gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 . hoc spinter dealg, Ir. Gl. 1074 . diuscart dím a nd.¤ , Thes. ii 248 . sentes .i. deilggi, O'Mulc. 203 . dealg don sciaigh il-láimh gach fir, IT iii 97 . ba háthithir delc sciach, TBC² 1454 . an dealg droighinn-se, Ériu iv 190 . áithiu cech d.¤ is ou, PH 4137 . a nndelg dia fiadhaigibh 'the spine to its hunters' Angus Matheson Essays 120 § 3 .

(b) pin, brooch fastening the mantle on the breast: durbuid no delesg .i. deilg `fibula', Dúil Laithne 37 ( Goid. 75 ). d.¤ .i. del-seacc, nō dē-leg ex quo legat duas partes togae , Corm. Y 478 . mo delc cia theis triam dernaind, IT iii 19 . doticsa a d.¤ asa brut ┐ clandti inda gruaid, Mon. Tall. § 61 . deilgi créda i n-aurslocud a mbrat, BDD § 107 . d.¤ nduillech a leaf- shaped brooch , TBC 4359 . d.¤ duilleanda (sic leg.), ib. St. Cf. dealg co nduillinn, O'Dav. 200 , n. d.¤ ṅdrolmach, TBC 3101 . atnaig a mér tria drol a delci, ┐ tummais rind in delgai . . . isin tiprait, Aisl. MC 25 . Of a brooch for fastening the mantle on the arm: brat glas imbi co ndelc argaid ara doit, TBC² 3234 . tri delgi ōir huasa ndoitib, 3322 . deilge órda iar ṅdótib, TBC 5684 .

(c) peg, spike, nail, pointed implement: airdbi na ndeilcc .i. athchumma naursan tige ┐ tuired ┐ airchinnig (leg. airinig) imdai, O'C. 810 (H. 3,18, 374b). timpan ... cona deilgib óir, Acall. 5552 . delgi iarnaidi a finna, Ériu ii 192 § 4 . fer cen gaisced acht oendelc n-argaid ina laim, TBC² 2755 (= bir iairn, TBC 4245 ). tri calgga dét fora slessaib, tri sćeith dergga acco...tri delggi forloscthi ina lamaib, LL 30d47 . do bidh uimir mor do dealgoiph iaroinn asa n-erbluibh do pianadh na n-anmann, Aisl. Tund. 130 . With meaning nail in ref. to the Crucifixion: mé do lá . . . deilg ina dernonnaib, Ériu iv 114 . A. Ó Dálaigh v 9 . a chrú re dealg 'gar ndín-ne, Dán Dé vii 13 . sbor gé dheach tar a dheilgibh, IGT Decl. ex. 1235 . hi cind mo deilge, ZCP ii 135 § 10 . Cf. next.

druim(m)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. druim(m) or dil.ie/18862

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

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

I back: gl. dorsum, Ir. Gl. 745 ; Ml. 44a16 , 135d5 (cf. Ps. cxxviii 3 ). tergum, 26c8 , 44a18 ; Gild. Lor. 171 . Back of men or animals: o lorc dromma gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 . bai Dauid 's a druim fri fraig, SR 6053 . ní fil druim neich díb fri araile, FA § 12 . cēt plagbemend dar a drúm, PH 1170 . ro cenglatar a láma iarna druim, 2213 . berait Hectoir . . . isin Troe ┐ a druim reme, LL 238b3 ( TTr. 1599 ). a ndromanna rompu, Todd Nenn. 72.20 . claideb . . . iarna thaeb-druimm, TBC 5389 = iarna formna, TBC² 3276 . claideb iarna cinddruim across his shoulders, 3189 . gur bris a droim dont sháthudh sin, ZCP vi 34.32 . cia . . . frisa laefidis a n-ochta nó frisa saefidis a ndromand (ndromanna, v.l.), CCath. 2684 . techt do leth in droma docum na Cristaidhi to come on the C. from the rear, Fier. 4 . tangadar do leith a ndrumann chuca, FM iii 320 . do dibraig faga a leith da druim do, TTebe 1016 . laeighi an droma lying on the back, 23 P 10, 3a20 (med.). ar druim ech ṅdond, MU² 442 . fráech a droma (of a boar), Fianaig. 66.19 . dromanna (of animals served up at a feast), Met. Dinds. i 26 . Transf. of a river (compared to a pers. carrying a burden): ni beir Luimnech for a d.¤ | marban i n-nōi ba fiú do, FM 661 = Bruchst. i 41 § 96 . ?Fig.: is and romeabaid a d.¤ isin domun intan dorochair Memnon the world's back was broken, i.e. the world collapsed, BB 488a19 ( IT ii2 95.15 , Alex.). Of a building: mur dhruim thempail dá thógbháil, IGT Decl. ex. 750 . d.¤ fri lias a pent-house, shed in Laws Comm.: druim fri lias laegh `a calf-shed ', Laws i 64.22 , 92.10 , 208.21 . im elodh druma fri lias, 220.11 . Of eyelids: a cur ar dhruim na sūl (of a medicament), 23 K 42, 351.5 .

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

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

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

IV In prep. and adv. phrases.

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

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

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

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

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

Compds.

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

(b) With subst. ¤den, O'Mulc. 349 , see II above. ¤iall a strap passed over the back (top) of something: of a caul, Oss. iii. 126 , 128 . ¤lerg: for druimleirg in talman, TFerbe 86 . ¤lethar ` back-leather ', CCath. 5207 , 5227 . ¤lia: dromlia tombstone , Ó Bruad. ii 114 . ¤lorg keel: fo drumlorgaibh na long, CCath. 2167 . a ndrumluirg in curaig, RC ix 472.2 . Of part of a diadem: ceithri bennc[h]obair uasu. Drumlorga don tinni corintecda eatarru . . . co ndeilb nat[h]rac[h] for in drumluirg sin (a ridge of metal connecting the spikelets of the crown), CCath. 5291 . ¤lorga id.: o drumlorgain co drum[ṡ]lait (of Noah's Ark), SR 2454 . fot a drumlargan, 2464 . ¤rith (mod.) hasty retreat, Ó Bruad. iii 154 . ? ¤scoilt. As n.pr. gen. co trī macaib Dromscailt mic D., TBC² 3030 . ¤scríbinn (mod.) `superscription', envoy (of a poem), Ó Bruad. ii 226 . ¤script id., iii 28 . ¤ṡelg ` back-spleen ': in druimṡeilg (gl. dorsum), Gild. Lor. 172 . ¤ṡlat: co drum[ṡ]lait ridge-beam (of Noah's Ark, cf. MacCarthy 14 ), SR 2454 . Of the cornice of an altar (?): deil telchinni . . . fri torgbáil na drumslaite, 4272 , 4277 , 4283 , cf. LB 120b and Exod. xxx 4 . co tuidmib na drumslaite (of the Tabernacle? But perh. of the altar, cf. Numb. iv 26 ), 4892 = dromṡlati, LB 123a37 . ¤thimchell, of the raised rim of a shield, Aen. 1959 .

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

1 flesc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 flesc or dil.ie/22307

Forms: ḟlesc, ḟlisc, flesca, f., flesc, Flesca, fleisc

n ā,f. n s. ind ḟlesc Sg 40b16 . n du. di ḟlisc 3b19 . n p. flesca, Thes. ii 48.1 .

(a) a rod, wand, stick (cut off a tree, or of metal, esp. one carried in the hand) : gl. virga Hib. Min. 10.340 . ferula Thes. ii 48.1 . vimen 360.25 ( Philarg. Ecl. ii 72 ). f.¤ for dib ngablaib lasin conair immetiagat do erissem dia lethlaim furi ┐ lorc isind laim aili (gl. virgam et baculum) Ml 45c9 . nír ás frén na f.¤ feda trit riam LL 5a40 . co nderna cliab bec do fhleascaib cuill, Lism.L. 2401 . femen .i. f.¤ , Auraic. 610 (femen taken as = Lat. vimen). gran ... con- dafema f.¤ (`so that the flail strip it' Stokes, in O'Dav. 833 ) Laws iv 94.16 Comm. (cf. f.¤ .i. suist, O'Dav. 833 ; f.¤ .i. traigh ut est o ro femadh f.¤ .i. iarna lomadh o fleisg 898 ). f.¤ līn `scutching-stick' Laws i 150.6 . benaid ... in sruth co fleisc dúir ... co tócband inna anmand súas do chind na flesci LU 2118 ( FA 18 ). soud flesci Moysi a nathraig PH 3429 . folt ... amal flesca óir LU 3639 ( SC 31 ) (cf. folt na bhfleasg bhfáinneach, Cl. AB 216.40 . See also under flescach I). flesca findarcit inna lámaib (of harpers) LU 7637 ( BDD 119 ). f.¤ airgid 'na láim ac certugud na heachraidhi, Comp. ConC. 101.13 . co flescaib iarnaidib ... do sroigled ... na pecthach LU 2085 ( FA 15 ). f.¤ óir (fig. of a bishop ), Fél. April 25 . Of angular staves for Ogham inscriptions : Corm. Y 606 (s.v. fé). Ériu xiii 228.3 . ma rosechmaill a ḟlesg ┐ dorinde aīr ib. 5 . co ndernui .iiii. flescca ibair [sic leg.] ┐ scrípuidh oghumm inntib (for divination) IT i 129.21 . vii mbethi a n-aonfleisg do beithi, Auraic. 2804 . See also under (f) below. lath, wattle (in a structure) : coic seoit i ndul tri a tech ... dartaid i fleisc tís, dairt i fleisc thuas, samaisc i cleith this, colpdach i cleith tuas, Laws iv 312.15 ( Cr. G. 215 ). Of plectrum for a `timpán' (?) : fleasc gu cairche ced-ceol cain RC xliii 10 (expld. as `a wand with hair, i.e. a bow ,' O'Curry Mann. and Cust. iii 363 ). See f. filed, below (f).

(b) a line, stroke: o méit di flescaib bís hisin tórunt .i. mad óenf.¤ is .i. mad di ḟlisc is .n. (gl. ex quantitate figurae linearum) Sg 3b19 . ind ḟlescsa huasind .m. `this line over the m.' 40b16 . cōic feadha cach aicmi, ┐ is oen co a cōic cach ae .i. aenfleisc co cōic flescaib (i.e. an Ogham letter contains from one to five strokes), Auraic 976 .

(c) a scion, stripling, young person (oft. folld. by defining gen., showing that the metaphor was felt) : ind f.¤ do chlainn Iesse (of the Virgin Mary) SR 7502 . f.¤ gilla óic, Acall. 5225 . fleasg seang a Teamhair (of a chief), A. Ó Dálaigh lv 25 .

(d) F.¤ LÁMA perhaps originally land reclaimed by one's own labour, hence land held in full fee, patrimony, domain: flesc .i. ferand ut est orbu laime na manach ... .i. flesc laime na manuch, O'C. 570 ( H 3.18, 284 ; MR 62 n .). ferand Fergusa ... f.¤ Find maic R., Met. Dinds. ii 80 (cf. fleasg lamha .i. fearann, fleasg lamha Finn ... .i. fearann Finn, O'Cl.). ní n-a [f]lesc lama sin fein ... acht a ferann duine aile, Laws iii 426.21 Comm. cland Cobthaig ... ba he a f.¤ láma side coiced Connacht LU 4081 . ba cóiced Connacht a ruidles (.i. a f.¤ láma) 4083 . o nach hí bar bhfleasc lamha Eriu as Ireland is not your own land MR 62.3 . dar cenn déc [leg. deich ?] ttriucha chéd dá fleiscc lámha fodéisin `his own native territory' FM ii 1166 . co tír nA. .i. a ḟlesca fírduiche fén LB 175b55 = flesg lama firduthaig do fein hi, Caithr. Cellaig 739 . for a ferund ┐ for a leisc lama duthaig a athar, Cog. 64z . The meaning `land' may have arisen from the use of a stick in measuring, cf. Eng. rood (cogn. with rod), or because the extent of jurisdiction was measured by the cast of a `flesc' thrown by a youth ? cf. under flescach III (b).

(e) a hoop, circlet (late sense) ; blaithfleasg `a garland of flowers' Eg. Gl. 684 . f.¤ fhionndruine ima chenn SG 263.32 (` fillet ' ii 298 ). adeirid ... gur chuir Maoise glas ar an bhfleisc do bhí fá n-a láimh féin ar bhrá- ghaid Ghaedhil `fastened with a lock around the neck of G. the bracelet that he had on his own arm' Keat. ii 290 (appar- ently a confusion of the `flesc' or rod of Moses with the `tí glas' of the earlier legend, see LB 119a24 fg., Leb. Gab. i 196 ). do bhíodh ... fleasc fá láimh gacha taoisigh mar chomhartha ceannais feadhna Keat. ii 292 . ro batar leo ... tuagha ..., ni rabhator fleascca náid ecclonna forro febh baoi for biailibh na nGall `rings nor chains' Hugh Roe 166z (f. 45a) . fleasg óir arna heagar | fana fholt, Duan. Ḟ. ii 392 § 82 .

(f) f.¤ filed (fileta)

(1 ) poet's wand, stave: cend na flesci filed (used in divination,cf. IT i 129 , cited above under (a)), Corm. Y 323 . fuath a bhfleasg ag fileadhuibh IGT, Decl. ex. 1212 (perh. ` ogham staves ' here ? see under (a) above). ro gabastair ... a fhlesc fhileta fhindruine SG 239z . ro chroith a fhlesc fhileta fhiled i ndorus in baile ┐ do chuala in dóir- seoir in fuaim sin 240.3 .

(2 ) poet's fillet, wreath (mark of his calling) : fleasg file fána cheann ITS i 84.5 (cf. e above).

(g) doubtful meanings : f.¤ .i. fāl no ime ut est dá carpat ┐ ech etarro a lethat ┐ f.¤ uime .i. ime uime, O'Dav. 870 = flesga ime, Ériu xiii 33.25 (a hedge, rail ?. Cf. Ml 45c9 above under (a)). flesg .i. bun fich, Met. Gl. Eg. 13 (= fich bunaid hereditary land ? Cf. (d) above ; `a root of fighting' Auraic. Gloss. p. 337 ).

As npr. m. Dinds. 19 . Met. Dinds. iii 30 ; 36 . (name of a cupbearer, prob. in sense (a)). Cf. Flesca (name of a woman-messenger), TTreblainne, Ferm. 68b ( ZCP xiii 170.1 ). a s. fleisc ib.

Compds. ¤bémnech switching, smiting with rods: f. na slat ┐ na n-echlasc, CCath. 1836 . ¤buille a swish of a rod or stick: fuaimm f., Ériu iii 14 § 8 . ¤fáinnech : folt ... fleasg- fáinnech ` ringletted ' Ériu v 64.3 . Cf. LU 3639 , quoted under (a) above. See also echlasc, forflesc.

fordiuclantaid

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Forms: fordiuglantaid

n i,m. a devourer: lorc didiu angbaid nó lainn-fordiuclandtaid (= avidus devorator), Dinds. 9 (= BB 357a46 ) = fordiuglantaid, O'Mulc. 780 .

gabul

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gabul or dil.ie/25068

Forms: gabhal, gobhal, gabhal, ā, gabul, gobul, gabla, goible, gaible, gaibhle, (mur-)gabuil, gabail, gabail, gabul, gabhal, gabail, gabal, gabol, gobol, (muir-)gobuil, gabail, -gabla, gábla, gabla, Gabul

n o,m. and ā,f. gabhal (ā,f.), IGT Decl. § 12 ; gobhal, gabhal, ā,f., § 192 . Gender seems to vary sometimes with sense. n s. gabul, Sg. 45b20 . LU 4804 . gobul, LU 401 . g s. na gabla , LU 4800 ; 4811 ; 9193 . TBC 683 . goible, Laws v 360.15 . gaible, LL 193b52 . gaibhle, Tribes of Irel. 58 . in (mur-)gabuil, Met. Dinds. iii 194 ( LL 196a38 ). gabail, Fen. 120.18 . d s. gabail, Anecd. i 57 § 59 . RC xxvi 12 ( LL 186a56 ). TBC 2360 . gabul, LU 9061 ( FB 81 ). Ériu ii 194 § 9 . gabhal, RC xiv 52.19 . a s. gabail, LU 4796 . TBC 673 . LL 142a39 . gabal, CCath. 2960 . gabol, LL 284a16 . gobol, ib. 11 . n p. (muir-)gobuil, Ml. 45d12 . gabail, Laws iv 282.13 . a p. -gabla, LL 172b26 . gábla, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.38 (s.v. prull). cetheora gabla , TBC 5645 (St). gablu, Laws iii 78.20 . g du. Mag Dá Gabul , LU 8508 ( FB 36 ).

(a) a fork: gl. furca, Sg. 45b20 . librither gabla a láma as long as pitchforks, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.38 . Fig. of wreaths of steam, etc. scaiblín ... cona gáblaib gaile, Aisl. MC 35.1 . g.¤ dluta some sort of a tool, pincers (?): gulban .i. gobul dlūta la sāiro, O'Mulc. 675.

(b) a forked branch of a tree: for cethora benna na gabla, LU 4800 = co tuc gobal ceithri mbeann fo a cinnu, Dinds. 144 . crichiditi limsa in gabul, TBC 781 . topacht gabail cethri ṁbend, 673 . i tóeb na gabla, LU 4808 ( TBC² 316 ). TBC 683.5030 . co ngabail chain ina lamaib, Anecd. i 57 § 59 . Used of a larger branch than the `cráeb,' the `gabul' being prob. a bough direct from the trunk and the `cráeb' a branch of such a branch: colpach ina ngablaib, dairt ina craeba, a `colpach'-heifer as fine for cutting their `gabla,' a `dairt'-heifer for their `cráeba,' Laws iv 146.23 . Cf. i 164.1 Comm. Of behaviour in horses that can cause injury to humans: cenn a ngabal, 'putting its head in the fork of a tree' CIH i 266.7 , EIF 153 .

(c) the fork of a gallows, a gibbet: riag no gabul (gl. patibulum), Sg. 53a20 . fer soerus di gabail `a man whom he frees from the gallows,' AL iv 338.3 ( Críth Gablach 579 ). daer gabla an unfree person whom his patron has redeemed from the gallows: doer-ḟuidir .i. in daer aigenta noco n-e deirim acht daer gabla no crai, Laws v 518.18 Comm. Cf. however: in daor aicenta .i. fear gabar do ... gabail he, O'C. 1212 ( H.3.18, 485a-b). in deoraidh .i. daer aicenta .i. [daer] gabla, Laws i 106.7 Comm. fuidir gola (.i. gablai .i. crucis), Ir. Recht, p. 65 § 7 (see also ib. pp. 25 , 76 ff., 79 ). fuidir goible (.i. gabar o gabail na croici .i. tar bragait), Laws v 360.15 . na manaig nuna ┐ gola ┐ gabla, iii 10.24 . furail gabla arda do breith ann `order high gibbets to be brought there,' Fier. 148.

(d) a (forked ?) beam, support or shaft (for diverse uses):

(1) a beam, a rafter (of a house): dolluid ... co rrabi inna sessom i mbun na gabla roboí hi ciund tened, LU 9193 ( FB 92 ). luid is tech ... co mbaí forsin irlár ┐ a lám forsin gabail, RC xxvi 12.22 (v.l. tuirid, H.3.18, 543yb ). Cf. rosforbair in gabul ... uas in tig cona torad forri, PH 1315 . gabhla ar ttighe `beams,' Canticles i 17 . gréas gach gall- ghabhla `the ornament of each foreign arch,' DDána 119.33 . ar bhun na gaibhle `on the rafter's end,' Tribes of Irel. 58.

(2) a support (a crook ?) for hanging a cauldron: in coire fiuchus for a gabluib, Laws i 46.26 Comm. cuit in tslóig ... ni berbther é ar oengabail, TBC 2360 . as iad ba gabhla dá ccoiredhaibh cáirn do chorpaibh na Lochlann, Thr. Frag. 124.1 . ra chuirset [in banb] forsin gabail i cionn na teined, SG 88. 18 , 21 . nech do chur fo ghabhail (an) choire (a mark of contumely): go gcuirfedh ... Fiond fo ghabhail an choire, Duan. F. i 4.8 . cur Cormaic mic Airt d'Fhiacha fo ghabhail coire, Content. iii 27 . Cormac fo ghabhail do chor, vi 119 . Cf. xv 50 ; xviii 107 .

(3) a pillar; with or without fulaing (g s.) a prop, an undersetting: cf. gabhal- fulaing, posd[a], úaitne, más, `a base, pillar, undersetter,' Eg. Gl. 365 . co tugdais leo gabla oir ... i mbidis cu[i]g troigti fichet ┐ co scribdais a uili ... gnimrada ... intib (memorial pillars ?), IT ii2 105.8 . flesc for dib ṅgablaib lasin conair immetiagat `a rod on two forks' (a rail-fence ?), Ml. 45c9 . airdither slegh curadh cach cathgabal diobh agus rosuidigsetar cetheora gabla fo cech roth, TBC 5645 St. = da cathuaithne dec, 5643 . (Prob. props fixed under the wheels of portable besieging castles to act as brakes ?) Cf. cliatha iomdha do ghénamh aca, ┐ gabhla do chur fotha, ┐ tolladh an mhuir fotha, TFrag. 232.14 . Cf. in Carr B.D. [i.e. a spear] ... amlaid nobid, ┐ gobal fo bragaid `with a fork under its neck' [i.e. supporting it], Dinds. 14 . Of supports of the heavenly bodies: fúaim na ... rann ... ac tuitim ... da gablaibh fulaing, RC xxiv 382.17 . tuitfidh grian ┐ éasga dá rothaibh ┐ da ngabhlaibh go talamh, Uncat. MS. Cashel Lib. tuitim ó gabhlaibh don ghrein | go talmhuin, 24 L 5 (RIA.) 2.12 . go buain a gabhal ón ngréin, Timthiridh 1917.8 § 10 . 1 Kings vii 34 . Fig. upholder: Banbha ... ga chloinn | gabhla foirtille fulaing, IGT Decl. ex. 1918 . Giolla Criost ... gabhal fulaing chogaidh ┐ cosnamha Cenil Conaill, FM ii 834.14 . Cf. ALC i 40.1 . FM vi 2348.13 . na trí subáilche díadha ... as uaitnedha ┐ as gabla fulaing fán mbethaidh sbioradálta, O'Hussey T.C. 13 . gabhla Thighe na Teamh- rach, TD 9.3 . gabhla caomhChaithreach Cröoinn, 4.13 . fa gabhal de ceithre ghabhlaibh na hEagluise é (of St. Jerome), Eochairsg. 31.9 .

(4) yards (?) of a sail: corr-gabla siúil, CRR 11.4 .

(5) a weapon, a pronged spear (?): gabhal .i. sleagh, P. O'C. gabhla .i. sleagha, BB 191b sup. marg. O'Cl. la hiolar a n-éidedh n-allmharda ┐ a ngabhladh nglais- iaroinn, Hugh Roe § 31 .

(6) a pair of compasses (?): hi catraig choéimchumaide fo gabulrind gábla, LB 130a56 . Cf. cathair coir fa gabulrind, SR 6664.

(e) the fork of the body, the thighs: bá fodeirc dó folés na farrci foa gabul, LU 9061 ( FB 81 ). ecnach nem ┐ grían fo [a] gabal ara ḟot, Ériu iv 138.26 . co tuc glun ina gabal do, CCath. 2960 (Inguina ... insertis pedibus ... Phars. iv 628 ). is ech tened bís hi n-gabul (inna gabail v.l.) a marcaig a n- iffirn, Ériu ii 194 § 9 . each teneadh am gabhal, RC xiv 52.19 . caeca cubat 'na gabul, Dinds. 23 . fer na ra leic leithet da gabail bhadéin ... dit ḟerand dait, TBC 5997 . ech gabail ┐ sliasta, a riding-horse, Fen. 140.17 ; cf. 120.18 . coslom- nocht ┐ a (sic leg.) leinte a ngobhal gc aon aca, their shirts tucked between their legs, Rel. Celt. ii 200.13 . maith a banscal roriastrat drochdoíne do gabol, ZCP xviii 92.8 ( LL 284a16 ). ib. 91.22 ( LL 284a11 ). a ndluigi in-a ṅgablaib na mna (as a mode of execution), LB 154b52 . urthach saer dobeir in ben fri uaitne, no a brisid oc a gabal, Laws i 180.12 Comm. (alternative gl. on: im sarurrach mban fri uatne, 176 ). gabul cumung na clainne, O'D. 81 ( H.3.17 c. 69 ) = Laws i 180.27 Comm.

(f) a bifurcation or angle in a glen, pass, etc.; the spit of land between two rivers (?): i ngobhal na ngleann, ZCP ii 362.38 . gabhla gruaid-fhliucha glenn, O'Gr. Cat. 459.4. In Laws some kind of enclosed land with special privileges (?): tar cro no tar gabail tire, Laws v 258.21 Comm. dar cro no gabal tire, i 98.20 Comm. Cf. geni goba acht lethgabail de `though it (the water) should pass through only half a step of it, AL iv 212.2 .

(g) a branch of a river, an arm or inlet of the sea forming a creek or river estuary (see muir, Compds.): gabhal do sruth Órt[h]anain, Anecd. ii 29.3 . coneracht g.¤ fairrge etarru, Trip. ii 486.21 (LB). gabhal mhara, Ériu iii 164 § 20 . Lism. L. 1486 . gabhal (sic leg.) mhuiridhe, Ériu iii 168 § 24 . tar gabail mara, Laws v 440.29 Comm. ised is gabhol mara ann cach bail na fetar cen luing no cen snam, iii 318.4 .

(h) Fig. a branch or ramification of a family; of a genea- logical tree: fodla ┐ ilgabla mac Noe, Rawl. 72a48 . ben ... o dib gablaib, is de a athair d'Ulltaib ocus a mathair do feínib Temrach, Laws iv 18.2 gloss. ni cuirithur cuaird for gablu fine, ... on the branches of the `fine,' iii 78.20 . riasiu ranntar a lín cenn ngabal , O'D. 549 ( H.3.17, c. 437 ). ar a lin do gablaibh i fodlaither gra[d] tuathe, Críth Gabl. 3 . RC xxxii 392.2 . sech flaith, sech eclais, sech ilgobhlai fine, ZCP xii 365.22 . aenfine iat ... ┐ ragablaighset iat ... in darna gabul ... in gabul eile, O'D. 2259 ( Rawl. B 506 21a ). roiadus gabail Chaim, I closed up (i.e. completed) the genealogy of C., LL 142a39 . gnáith-bérla na ngabal ngrinn | cétna tharla for Eirinn, SG 348.4 . a gabhla gaoil, those of her kin, A. Ó Dálaigh iii § 4 . ite fodlai fine cacha flatha; a fuidri, a ciniud, a gabail fodagniat, his branches (i.e. his dependants) who serve him (?), Laws iv 282.12 .

(i) a branch or division of a subject : atait secht ngabala a-ra-fognad brethemnacht an betha .i. a secht do gablaib, Laws v 364.1 , 3.

(j) Metr. term: gobhal imairnd deínd for ardchassbairdní (name of a metre in which there is triple alliteration, but see EIS 231 ), IT iii 103 § 198 . is gobul dí .i. recne dechubaid .i. dá son nó a tri do thinscital ó oen fid ... ┐ son o fid ecsamail ina ndiaid-sede, ACC 146 Comm.

(k) Of the angle at which a horse carries its head: da mbia an t-ech gobard ┐ gabail granna aice 'if the horse is high of muzzle, and has an ugly head-carriage (?)' Celtica ii 46 § 7 . dligid ech na gab(ala crom)a beith mi-luthmar. Dligid ech na gabala airde a beith garg mer 'the horse that carries its head bent (?) should be lacking in vigour. The horse that carries its head high (?) should be fierce and giddy' 48 § 11 .

In n.l.: Fid nGaible ... nó comad Gabal ainm na haband do taot trit or G. may be the name of the river that flows through it, Dinds. 11 . Fid ṅGabli ... is aire ainmnigther Gabal dind abaind ..., LL 159b12 (see remainder of passage, cited s.v. gablaigid). in Gabol glan, Met. Dinds. ii 58.1 . Cf. tri Guare Gabla, TBC 5939 = Gaible, TBC² 3494 . Cf. rig Gaible, Met. Dinds. iii 16.204 . Abhainn Ghabhla, the Forked River, Iar Conn. 102, n . a iath na trenḟer tigba | úaim do thriath (sic leg.) glegel Gabla, LL 5142 . reidfid Dubgilla delbda | dín mo debra mind ṅGaible, 193b52 .

Compds. ¤chless game of slinging (?): cia clessat for gabulchless 'whomsoever they may hit (?) while engaged in a game of slinging (?)' Celtica viii 148 (Mellbretha) . ¤chos fork of the leg, leg : gur amuis idir an dá gha- bhailchois ... é, ITS xxiv 126.30 . ¤dub: Ingen Chonmaír ... inna gorm-daíl gobul-duib `that dark-forked terror,' Met. Dinds. iv 26.5 . ¤fada long-shanked : Aed G., Laud 610, f. 39e . ¤fine branching `fine' : senathuir senathur is esidhe athuir na gabal-fhine, O'C. 361 ( H.3.18, p. 201 ). ¤gicce a pronged pole (?) : (of Conaire's swineherds) tri gabulgici úasaib hi toíb fraiged, LU 7585 ( BDD 112 ). (of the Dagda) gabol gicca rothach (sic leg.; gicc aroth, MS) feidm ochtair ina diaid, RC xii 86 § 93 . ¤gorm: coic eich ... gabalguirm ` grey-riding ,' Fen. 368.8 . Cf. BB 275b11 ¤ lorc a forked or pronged pole or shaft: gabollórg íairn (sic leg.) inna láim, LU 6825 ( BDD 38 ). RC xliii 78 § 78 . briugu, filed, ┐ fer do-airgair a bith-erchuiliud; are sruithiu di-suidib a ngobol-lorgga olldate a n-airm ` supporting-staves ,' Laws v 420.11 ; ` walking-sticks ,' 17 gloss. tri .l. gabal-lorg ina lámaib (of a `brugaid' and his retinue), Acall. 2442 . ¤rind a pair of compasses : a circino .i. o gabulrind, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 9 (= Corm. Y 210 ). rosmathig ... cathir coir fa gabulrind (= aedificavit per gyrum, 2 Reg. 5.9 ), SR 6664 (= LB 130a56 ). fo treith gabail-rindedh (-dech ?) a fork-pointed trident (?), O'C. 573 ( H. 3.18, 286 ; see 2 gabair, supra). ¤ṡliasait thigh : con- beicidís as a broind ... rodusmhuch fo gabalsliasaid, BB 257b33 . ¤ṡreng a plumb-line : Ni heasbhaidh don bhláith bháirrṡlim | ríaghail ghrinn nó gabhailṡreing, Essays and Studies (Ridgeway), p. 6 .

láemdacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. láemdacht or dil.ie/29327

n ā, f. (láemda) splendour : laomdacht do longbrugh (: t'aobdacht) thy mansion's prodigiousness, Caithr. Thoirdh. 55.32 . laomhdhacht (leg. laomdhacht) na Lorc (: aobhdh- acht), DDána 91.30 .

leth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. leth or dil.ie/30036

Forms: leth, leith, leithe, leithe, lethe, leithi, lethe, -leithe, leath, leithdeimhin, lethshathach

n o and s, n. Freq. treated as two words, l. o, n. half and l. s, n. side (e.g. Thurn. Gramm., Críth Gabl., BDD). But it is in some contexts difficult to decide between the two meanings, and cf. d s. leth (side), Ml. 51d3 , 128a1 (leith, 62b13 ), d s. leith (half), Sg. 18a4 (but see note in Thes.), leuth, Bcr. 3c , SR 8041 ; g du. leithe, Sg. 25b6 is ambiguous in meaning, and with lethe, Fél. Dec. 4 may belong to the by-form leithe, which latter. however, is more reliably attested in meaning side than in meaning half: a s. lethe, Ml. 30b2 , Im. Brain 49 , leithi, TBC² 525. d s. lethe (MS.), Críth Gabl. 428 , Grail 2004 . -leithe, Ir. Astr. Tr. 8.27 .

In later lang. more usual in meaning half (for meaning side cf. táeb) except in adv. and prep. phrases, in which both meanings are frequent. leath m., IGT Decl. § 31. f. , § 39 .

A in meaning side, direction .

I

(a) side: cia beth cosar do cluim glain / fom dda lethe though I had a couch strewn of down beneath my sides, ZCP xiii 258.11 . a beóil for leith a cind, BDD² 541. Cf. do-berad urcar do cloich fuirre ┐ níba cian o leit[h] a cinn, TBC St. 1311 . tibri da leithe `to laugh on all sides', Laws v 228.27 (a kind of satire) .i. gaire uime . . . do cach l.¤ , 230.13 Comm . ? gur gab cairde fair ona cethre lethaib, asrenar . . . a di chumal cairde gacha leithe dona cethre lethaib, O'C. 2532 - 3 ( Eg. 88, 44 ). ord cumaisc imorro .i. a cumusc a gabail as a leth deridh `the latter end(?)', Laws v 26.21 Comm . ro- claenad-som . . . cach l.¤ don luiṅg, TTebe 1995 . fal na leiti-si (sic) . . . don longphort, CCath. 5177 . tréd na loidhe ar leith an cnuic, Ir. Texts ii 2 § 8 . ruc sí . . . mac forsin faidche ┐ sí fó leith ina dromlaig carrying one side of the pail(?), SG 326.28 ( RC xxiv 190.13 ). ? Page: fec leath 91, 92, MS. Mat. 573.29 (see lethenach). Less freq. direction, region : sechip l.¤ fon ṁbith foguir `on whatever side', Thes. ii 300.4 ( Hy. i ). cid féchai-siu issind l.¤ cían úait, IT i 121.10 ( TE 6 Eg.). mairg lingis lēim in l.¤-sain (i.e. towards Hell), ZCP vi 265 § 15. is i do leath coir tanacais you have done well to come, Aen. 1870. In chevilles: forom l.¤ , LU 3867 ( SC 38 ). slúaig ós lethaib, Airne F. 288. Obscure: tāinic gaimred co ngainni / rolīnsat lethe linni `die Wasser haben die Flachlande angefüllt', Bruchst. i 67 § 156 (letha, v.l.). da each a laim leath aer sealba `two horses in hand at the border of the land', Laws iv 18.20 (leth saor selba, v.l.).

(b) Of twofold division of a house side (?), part (?); indala l.¤ de crín ┐ araile úr one part of seasoned and the other of green wood, Trip.² 601 . isind le[i]th ailiu, i fochlu on the other side, the north, Críth Gabl. 591 . l.¤ in tige . . . do Conchobur . . . a ll.¤ n-aill do bantrocht Ulad, LU 8159 ( FB 12 ). l.¤ in tige . . . la Connachta ┐ in l.¤ aile la Ulto, Sc. M² 5 . isin leith aile in tigi, TTebe 473 . san leith oile `in the other division', TD 11.16 . an uair do chuiridís tuighe ar leath an tighe . . . chum na leithe oile, Oss. iii 216. 18 - 19 .

(c) Of the sides of the body with dess and clé: atá . . . / a scíath da leith chlíu on his left side, MU² 489 . certláech da leith deis . . . fer bec . . . da leith chlí on his right, on his left, 538 - 40 . don ochtmad asna uachtarach chleib a lethi deis Adaim doronta Eua, Mac Carthy 48.12 . dul sa leath chlé dod chridhe / slighe i dteach nDé 'gun duine, DDána 10.25 . ar uaisle an leithe dheis dil, Content. i 10 . dá dheis . . . dá leith chlí, TSh. 4090 . do leith do láimhe deise, DDána 24.23 .

(d) With words indicating points of compass: fri mílid in lethe atúaid `of the northern region', Met. Dinds. iv 40.7 . forin leith tuaiscertaigh don áth, TBC St. 2869 . don leith thuaidh, DDána 64.36 . leath thúaigh northward, Deut. iii 27 . barsan leith descertach ind átha, TBC 3387 . mad od leith anneas gai[res an drean], Ériu viii 122.27 . ar an táobh theas leath theas on the south side southwards, Exod. xxvi 18 . don leath ṡoir eastwards, 2 Kings xiii 17 .

As acc. of destination, Ériu xli 34 .

(e) In phr. (a) l.¤ with clause containing verb of motion the direction in which, anywhere, wherever : nistá leó l.¤ do- coiset do chuincid neich `they have nowhere that they can go to beg anything', Mon. Tall. 128.10 . in l.¤ bertait sin hí lecidsi dóib wherever they bring her, LU 3125 . l.¤ dia mbí in gaeth is fris bís in chomla facing the wind, BDD² 1312 . hiss ē l.¤ ruc-sum a rēim / co Cenannas, Fing. R. 659 . é l.¤ luidi for tochmarc, Met. Dinds. ii 2.20 . teis lee alleath gebus remat `you shall go with it whither it will go before you', Ériu v 120.16 . régat a l.¤ dīa tuitched `I shall go whither I have set out', i 116.8 . in leith teid (of a spear), Laws v 30.11 Comm . in leath bearar [in] slúaigead, Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 3 . is é l.¤ do-chuaid Conn ar a imgabāil a mesg c[h]lainni . . . Morna, ML² 1806.

Also with cach: cach led dochoid-som sund wherever he went, Wb. 14c20 . cach l.¤ no théged, IT i 130.23 . cech l.¤ naragdais, ZCP viii 110 § 7.

For the construction is é l.¤ attoíbi . . . co dú, is aentadach fri . . . co dú this is the context of, this is a parallel passage to, etc. see attoíbi, oentadach.

In a large variety of adverbial and prepositional phrases.

II With adverbs of direction: ar in leirg l.¤ ifus, CRR 56. immot breith assa leith adíu `about carrying thee hence', Ériu i 130.34 . isind leith anall on the far side (of the house), BDD² 669 . l.¤ anall don ḟidh `on this side of', Ériu iii 164.29 . leath thall d'Fhinn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 8.27 . lethatshuas dinn `above', O'Gr. Cat. 232.x . da'n dá cical so lethatís dind, 290.27 . don leith amuidh externally, Grail 2621 . leith amuich outside (contr. with astig), Párl. na mB. 2132 . l.¤ amaich d'Eirinn outside I., Acall. 6457 . leath amuigh do uile-theorannaibh na Breataine, Keat. ii 1718 . beith leith amuich don phecadh without sin, ITS xxix 189.13 . leith amuigh don dá chás adubhart apart from, Mac Aingil² 4529 . leath amuigh d'aicídibh tura an fhíona except for, Eochairsg. 95.22 . l.¤ amuigh do mnaib not including, BCC 228.35 (§ 237) . leath 'muigh gurab amhluidh . . . apart from the fact that, Luc. Fid.² 3765 . l.¤ istich inside, Celtica ii 78.278 . andsa treas alt . . . l.¤ astig `on the third interior joint', O'Gr. Cat. 295.4 . leath istigh dar gcuimhne féin `within our own memory', Keat. ii 423. Cf. also: is uathaib sin l.¤ i fat gach ferann `far and wide', SG 121.31 . In form la-: dobert ferann do laistiar in the west, Rawl. 119a17 . lais tiar iar fuine ngréne, Fél. 112.25 . bóirdréis . . . tímpchioll a ccótaoi lastíos below, Párl. na mB. 538 . d'fhan an marc- shluagh la-amuigh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 49.4 .

III With pronominalia.

(a) With poss. a his, its : co sceasain cach ball de a leithi (sescaind, lethe, LU) his limbs sprang apart, TBC² 525. sreith cechtar de a l.¤ he knocked each of them in a different (lit. his own) direction, LL 13983 . tēit in slōg uili for teiched, cach fer a l.¤ , Death-tales 34 § 4 . luid cách a lethi each went his way, LL 14308 . téit . . . cechtar de a l.¤ íar sain, TBFr. 169.

(b) With aile. With prep. DO and art. on the other side (freq. of battle, contest, etc.): bite i n-irgail . . . friu duṅdala leith, Ml. 47c3 . dind leith ailiu gl. illinc, Bcr. 32a4 ( Thes. ii 16 ). at-raghat side súass, at-raghat didiu Ulaid don leith eile, Sc. M² 18 R . dilluid F. . . . don l.¤ oili a mBōaind entered the Boyne on the other side, ZCP viii 120.14 . tiocfaid leis don leith oile / guais-ṡeabhuic Bheann mBoghoine, TD 4.43 . don dara l.¤ . . . don leith eili (of simultaneous elections to a bishopric), Ann. Conn. 1307.12 . In more general sense on the other hand, alternatively. Cf. ho l.¤ ailiu gl. e regione, Ml. 128a1 . dob'áil liom . . . dob'áil leam dhon leith oile . . . , DDána 5.15 . don leith oile, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 192.73 . don leith oile adeir Críost . . . , TSh. 1642 . In phr. l.¤ n-aill elsewhere, anywhere, etc.: is ferr damsa techt l.¤ n-aill, LU 3347 ( SC 13 ). ráither fria . . . techt hi l.¤ n-aill n-aile co maitin, RC xxii 393.z . (BDD App.). indtan no teigdis nach l.¤ aili when they used to go anywhere else, Mon. Tall. 129.17 . tucsat a ndorus na huama i ll.¤ n-aill iat `inside of the door of the cave', PH 1018 . cidh ara tucuis in claideb i ll.¤ n-aile? why did you give away the sword? Lism. L. 1326.

(c) With cach: amal . . . asroither uisce for talmain cech l.¤ `on every side', Ml. 44d1 . aurchor snedar cach leth in all directions, Críth Gabl. 219 . fer cach leithe lándligid `a man of full righteousness on every side i.e. dealing justly with all men', 528 and n. (or to be referred to 2 l.?). co rucadur gacha leithi ar A., Fier. 235. Usually with prec. prep. DI (do, dá) or FOR (ar) in, from all directions, sides, every- where : immib di cach leith, Wb. 17b19 . in talmain n-impu di cach l.¤ , Ml. 51d3 . di cech leith, 62b13 . 66d10 . testiu na fuile . . . for cach l.¤ , 22b1 . for cech l.¤ gl. longe lateque, 53b9 . slúaged . . . / de cach leith dar túatha, Fél. Ep. 35. fogéba do cach leith aci agid n-airegda, LU 2029 ( FA 10 ). for cech l.¤ , LU 2146 ( FA 21 ). ic fégad . . . for cach l.¤ úathu, MU² 364 . eo óir ina brut ro saiged a gúalaind for cach l.¤ on either side, IT i 131.17 . di cech leith gl. undique, Lor. Gild. 67 . in popul imme di cech l.¤ , PH 761 . dá cech leith, 7063 . do gach leith ┐ da gach thaib dib, TTebe 2225 . sneachta seacht traigthe ar gach leath uadha, SG 34.16 . táir dá gach leith ina lenmhain, IGT Decl. ex. 1158 . ar gach leath, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 112.43 . do gach leith do na laochaib sin, ML² 1860 . do cach lethe, Grail 2004 . for cech l.¤ de, 2480 . da gach aen leithe de na timceall, Ir. Astr. Tr. 8.27 (leth, v.l.). go ttuccadar gealladh air gach leith mutually, Dhá Sgéal Art. 152. Note also: for cechtar in da leithe `on either side' (of a stream), Laws iv 144.11 . comtar crólinnecha curaid di chechtar na da leithi, LL 224b27 ( TTr. 548 ).

(d) With cid (later cía) where, whither : inchoiscsiu damsa ceth l.¤ atā Emain show me the way to, TBC² 376 = ced l.¤ , LU 4865 = cía let[h], TBC St. 782 . cia leath reghma? Anecd. i 2.9 ( SCano 25 ). ni fhetar cia l.¤ do-rechaind, acht tucas m'aiged siar I knew not where to go, PH 500 . cia l.¤ their Adam uait? MacCarthy 52.8 . cia leith ro cuaidh in clu mor-sin? what has become of? CCath. 4546 . cia l.¤ so, a dorman? whither away? Fing. R. 90 . cid l.¤ na mochærgi? why are you up so early? RC xiv 400 § 4.

(e) In phr. do díb le(i)th(a)ib on both sides, mutually : diblethaib .i. cechtar a da leithe, O'C. 965 ( H. 3.18, 415 ). ra theigsetar na slúaig immi-sium do dib lethib, LL 175a42 ( CRR 26 ). ro ferad cath . . . do dib lethib eturro, Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . ro naidmset a ccodach ┐ a ccaradradh do dib leitibh, Leb. Gab. 232.12 . dībh leithibh, Celtica iv 70.209 (l.¤ ┐̇ tib, MS.).

(f) With na(ch) in any direction, anywhere : imned dom na lled dochood wherever I went, Wb. 17d7 . nochon occobrad- si co ndigseth nách l.¤ cen heisium immaróen fríe would go no- where without him, Trip.² 151 . na digsitís nách leth o Ierusalem, PH 5408.

(g) With óen-: F. . . . ┐ L. for ōenl.¤, M. ┐ D. forsan l.¤ n-aill on the one hand . . . on the other, Rawl. 149a35 . a h-ocht Ailgenan na n-each / co ndeachaid d'eg ar enleath together, BB 61b31 . a óga tigidh d'einleath, Duan. Finn ii 68 § 11 . cuirfiter d'éinleith will be put aside, RC xxviii 318 § 30. do rug ar n-omhain d'aoinleith dispelled our fear, DDána 18a.5 .

IV With prepositions (many uses with prepp. are exempli- fied also under III).

(a) With A: a lleith posessoris by virtue of being possessor, Sg. 198a18 . a lleith atraib gl. extrinsecus, in the matter of possession, 198b1 . a lleith indí atreba, 200b11 . a lleith aittrebthado gl. intrinsecus, 204a1 . biat-sa as do l.¤ I will be at thy side, Alex. 93 . ac urchuitmhe assa leith making excuses on his own behalf, Anecd. ii 68.4 . See also under i l.¤ fri.

(b) With AR (in later lang.): tug fiodh ar leith do lighe made the tree to bend to one side (one of the marks of an auspicious reign), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 224.127 . rachadsa ar do leith `I shall side with thee', Duan. Finn ii 244 § 16 . techt ar a leith féin to side with him, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 40.10 . ar mbeith d'Eireamhón ón fhior / ar leith gléimheadhón Gaoidheal `when E. had parted from him amid the Gaels(?), Studies 1920, 98 § 5 . níor luigh ar leith a mháthar did not depend on(?) (of Cú Chulainn), DDána 96.29 (`encroached not on his mother's land', Ir. Monthly 1927, 437 ).

(c) With DO (in some cases perh. DI): do leith dano dó a óenur frisna tri cóectu mac on one side, LU 4914 = TBC² 429 . ni-s-téged nech do muintir G. secci do leith, do na tabrad sceim némnig to one side(?), PH 7212 . co mba hecin di usce na Temrach da tharraing do l.¤ ┐ cach cumal ar uair 'na haghaidh (i.e. she always carried one side while the others took turns on the other), RC xxiv 190.8 . in Mangartach . . . do leith de ┐ Sliab Cruadha . . . don taob eile, ML² 320 . gach meacain gach lus don leatsoin there, Hackett xlii 59 .

Usually as prep. phrase with follg. gen. In concrete sense in the direction of, towards : iarsin tictís, gním cen chleith, / ind ríg dia leith ó thír thoich to him (`on account of him'), Met. Dinds. ii 24.74 . do leith na hairde thuaidh facing the north (of a tent), 3 C 19, 51 vb15 . nac[h] racainn do leith mo aigte I would not go forward, TBC St. 1592 . líne do leith a aighthe / do chathaoiribh cumhdaighthe opposite, DDána 85.42 . do leith a aighthe in front of him, CF² 1036 . do leith a ccúil . . . do leith a ndrumann, FM iii 320.9 , 11 . Of the seat of a disease: go mbi nescoid isna hairnibh uair ann do leith in droma ┐ uair eile do leith a sreabhonn . . . ┐ uair do leith a gcabhán, 3 C 19, 201 rb26 - 28 . Of time: doleith na haidhche towards night, 3 C 19, 73 va 24 . do bi dias do Gaidilaib ann sin do l.¤ in Chimsogaig on C.'s side, Ann. Conn. 1281.4 .

past, by (here DI(?)): romgab do leith losinan the fox avoided, slunk by me, ZCP i 459. 11 . amail sinchān do leith ǣgaire, Aisl. MC 85.2 (`approaching a shepherd'). Fig. na hinghena . . . nobitis ic amran ┐ hic duchunn no geibed do leith doib dano imradagh anma Hectoir used to avoid(?), LL 405a19 ( TTr.² 1086 ).

In more abstr. senses. With respect to, as regards, according to: is do leith genelaig fer nGréc doib, Dinds. 128. ? tiuc- faidh in cétmuinnter fo coruib ┐ cidh adhaltrach hí ticfaidh a fear .i. do leth in oirechta comtibach, O'D. 2077 ( Rawl. 487, 58 ). a chlú do leith eolasa ┐ eagna, Keat. ii 204 . do leith a athar ┐ a mháthar `both on his father's and mother's side', O'D. 4896 . a n-éagmais a hárdchéme onóra do leith a glúine geinealach `in respect of', Párl. na mB. 3570 . in ratione cibi .i. do leith an bhídh, 23 K 42, 307.15 . do l.¤ dileghtha an adbuir, RC xlix 8.4 . More specifically because of, from, on account of: do leith G. because you are related to G., Ir. Texts ii 44 § 35 . do leith ubhaill a fhachain, DDána 10.6 (`an apple caused it,' Ir. Monthly 1929, 211 ). do leith a nemdilegtha pour cause de l'indigestion, O'Gr. Cat. 217.7. na neithi . . . disgaoileas do leith a teasa because of their heat, 3 C 19, 49 ra27 . do l.¤ an fuail from, by means of (in diagnosis), 23 K 42, 151.17 .

(d) With FO separately, severally, individually : cách fo leith gl. singuli, Wb. 5d3 . ní [i]mmalle acht is cach æ fo leith, 17d2 . cechtar nái fo leith, Sg. 63a15 . mórfeser a dám inna thúaith, cóicer fo leith when engaged on his private concerns (as an individual), Críth Gabl. 379 (fo le[i]th(e), 428 ). ainmnigestár cach fer fó leith cona anmaim diles fein, LU 1811 . ar cach n-ái fo leith díb, TBC 2726 . cech macc fo leth dia maccaib, PH 6613 . sláinte anma is cabhair chuirp / atáid fa leith na labhuirt, Arch. Hib. i 99 § xi . ima leith alternately, Laws iv 372.21 Comm . ┐ mar sin ar na peacadhuibh eile fó leith, Mac Aingil² 2061 . an biobla ma leith, .i. leis fein amhain, gan ghluais, etc., Luc. Fid.² 4592 . Somet. with FOR in this sense: don oenfer for leith `for one man only', Mon. Tall. 156.28 . oc ainmniugud a ball for leith, PH 7326 . gach pearsa ar leith 'n-a Dhia dhíbh, DDána 25.6 .

(e) With FOR (AR) aside, apart : tēit leo for l.¤ aside, Sc. M² 4 . co-rrala a cholaind for l.¤, ┐ corro-an a chenn i fertais in charpait to one side, 19 (leith, R.) luid īarum for l.¤ a óinur `aside', Death-tales 6 § 5 . ro bae-side . . . ina throscud i Sliab Sína ar leith `apart', Celtica iv 28.381 . in ticfa ar l.¤ do immacallaim frimsa? ZCP ii 135 § 9 . gādatar mnā Connacht do Conchobur tuidecht for leith, Death-tales 6 § 5 . atat acum sund for leith / curaid ri cath . . . (: creich), TBC 516 . ruc leis for l.¤ da mac Z., PH 3024 . tucait aes dána Ulad ar l.¤ , RC xiv 430 § 56 . ar leith gá fhad fhuileongas? `how long will he suffer the affliction of being far away?', Aithd. D. 8.19 . ar leith [ó] dheachmhaidh Dhé `exempt from', PBocht 7.25 . ar leith atám ó theasda laid aside, Studies 1924, 87 § 15 . ar leth nó i ccoitchinne in particular or in common, RSClára 117b . ? in slicht socinelach geinfes for leith on ridiri ┐ on maigdin sin, Grail 2669 . In this sense somet. with FO: ód thriall fó leith, Oss. vi 54.19 . doimthigh a nimh . . . as fo leith, Ériu v 88.34 . ? With TAR: no gur cuir in rig dar l.¤ mathair a cloindi put aside(?), YBL 317b24 (cf. Aided M. Gloss.).

(f) In quasi-adjectival use with both FO and FOR apart, separate, different, special : gnáe far l.¤ gl. separatim, Sg. 73b1 . syllab fo leith, 165b2 . co ndergensat rainn fo leith di gl. separauerunt ab aliis partibus, 187b6 . 188a22 . 188b5 . 212a6 . Of a particular kind of assembly: cis lir cenēla airechta dochusin la Fēne? . . . A cōic: cūlairecht ┐ taebairecht ┐ airecht uirdnidhe ┐ airecht fo l.¤ et airecht fodesin, ZCP xii 359.14 . airecht fo l.¤, is a suidhi bīt nadmand ┐ ratha (sic MS.) ┐ fiadain, 360.1 . torinolta i tech for leith, Trip.² 228. biaid pian for leith er son cech peccaid air, PH 7617 . gab- satt . . . ferann fo l.¤ , BColm. 8.3 . atá i n-airicul fo leith, LU 3374 ( SC 16 ). rogairm Cond . . . ar fót fo leith `called C. aside', Ériu iii 160.y . trí lá is tri aidche ba leith / bámmar uile i tig Cachir, RC vii 292.53 . dath fo l.¤ a eduigh cach lae, Laws ii 148.6 Comm . cás ar leith an Lúan `Doomsday, supreme danger', PBocht 5.47 . rann ar leith ni dliged dam, Ir. Texts ii 41 § 9 . seómra ar l.¤ , RSClára f. 111b . pian ar leith ar an intinn, ┐ pian fá leith ar an gcorp, TSh. 6495 - 6 .

(g) In phr. le(i)th for (ar) le(i)th on both sides, respectively, both of them (usually of two persons or groups): ra fornaidmit na glinni sin leith for l.¤ , MU² 106 . co mbaí . . . nónbur ra hulibásaib eturru l.¤ for l.¤ , 118 . rointer Eri l.¤ ar l.¤ `share and share', Met. Dinds. iii 358.35 . in cath rolád, l.¤ for l.¤ , iv 250.65 . ro tuit . . . in cath l.¤ ar leith, CCath. 2217 . M. . . . ┐ F. / fríoth a n-árach leath ar leath, DDána 64.25 . táinig a ré leath ar leath / sgol Uladh, éigse Laighneach, 115.2 . forna cathaibh leath ar leath, CF² 1195 . go rangattar . . . da nionaduibh féin l.¤ ar l.¤ respectively, BNnÉ 201.33 . a gcoingheall leath ar leath (aequa utriusque conditio), TSh. 3871. More generally: an tuile dhámh, leath ar leath the throng of companies, side by side, Ériu v 56.67 . an cúiger druadh, leath ar leth `the five wizards, side by side', iv 222 § 38 . In follg. rather in turn, one after the other : fuaradh na mball leath ar leath, DDána 27.6 . ughdair Ghaoidheal leath ar leath, O'R. Poems 1473 . fágbhuim-si fós, leath ar leath / beannacht uaim ag gach aoinneach, Celtica iv 119 § 30 . Note also: as mar sin an cethramadh cric as mesarda ┐ is ferr acu l.¤ ar l.¤ `all things considered', Ir. Astr. Tr. 140.x . Other constructions: di leith for l.¤ , TBC 1685 . do leith for leith, MR 222.z . do leith fo leith, 240.24 . leath um leith, PBocht 18.17 . do leith dar l.¤ , TTebe 3122 .

(h) With I in such a wide and subtle variety of meanings as hardly to be amenable to classification. That given here must be regarded as arbitrary, and the ascription of an example to one category or another is in many cases very doubtful.

In physical sense in the direction of, towards : co cualatar guth mbec ina hingini hi leith in tigi, Ir. Texts i 2.18 . rothicfa it' lethe-su will come to thee, Im. Brain 49 (`to thy parts'; `to your country', Murphy Lyrics). Laighnigh i leith do dhroma behind you, DDána 101.53 . i leith leaptha red lennán, Buile S. 46.4 . With follg. DO: a leith don chaislēn, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 26.24 . a leith da druim from behind, TTebe 1016 . Cf. forsin marcsluag do bi l.¤ da ndruim behind them, Ann. Conn. 1247.7 . = a leith a ndroma, ALC i 376.18 .

Of kinship, family connection: hua-som Codiáir moir . . . i ll.¤ o mathair on the mother's side, LU 1136 ( ACC § 121 Comm. ). dáermacne . . . a lleth o mathrechaib, TBC 1739. ar ni boi astig nech bad glica a l.¤ o mnaib `weil im Hause auf Seiten der Frauen keine Klügere war', ZCP xiii 270.6 . comdais meic do Mac-Con na trī Fothaid gē beit i leith Sīl Fergusa, Corp. Gen. 263 . sil a leith ciníl do chríadh, Ir. Texts ii 35 § 31 . leanfa D. . . . i leith athar rian na Róisteach, Ó Bruad. i 110.3 . ? enmac do fhácuib do chloinn / ina leith do Tuathaib Temra, Ir. Texts ii 23 § 12.

téit i l.¤ joins forces with: resorts to, places one's trust in, seeks refuge in: ós éigin dóibh dola id leith `they will surely join thee', Aithd. D. 24.18 . a luas . . . / do-chuas i leith láimhe libh `the speed with which men flocked to thee', 77.22 . dol na l.¤ dí ní digha, Ir. Texts ii 57 § 4. Cf. dochóidh . . . / Muire i leith mh'oige d'fhighe `Mary . . . has set about weaving my nature', PBocht 12.28 . leabhair Chaisil is chláir Macha / nír mheiste dhóibh dol 'na leith, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 237.10 . dola a leith na leabhar linn, KMMisc. 174 § 29 . cách i leith a deisi ag dul resorting to force (?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 193.92 . mar thug láimh fá chreich na Cásg / a leith a grásd do-cháidh Crísd, IGT Decl. ex. 1001 ( DDána 38.6 ). ní a leith a chémend do-chúaidh / an Múaid ag breith lémend lúidh was not content to proceed at its normal pace(?), IGT ex. 1256 .

fo-ceird (cuirid) i leith assigns to, ascribes to: curther a n-ugturas hi lleith Duid a oenur, Hib. Min. 128 (of Psalms). is e Ferceirtni cuires in irad so i ll.¤ na n-ugdar ┐ ite na hugdar (sic) i cuirter l.¤ , BB 299b36 - 7 . ferta . . . meic Dé do chur i lleth Belzebúb to give B. the credit for, PH 6436 . is e fath ara cuirther primhdhacht i lleith na tri mberla sin `superiority is claimed on behalf of', Auraic. 162. Cf. ilmuine mic Dé nacha cuiridhsi i far leth feisin `which claim not ye for your- selves', Laws i 22.22 Comm . Also charges with, lays to the account of, attributes to: is lib-si fessin . . . in chair doralais inar leth-ni, Alex. 946 . Críoch Chonnacht a ndúthchas féin/ na leith ní cuirthe mar chéim `is not to be brought as a charge against them', Content. vi 91 . ar n-éara 'n-a leith na léigidh `let not my rejection ever be brought (as a proof of carelessness) against Thy work', Aithd. D. 77.17 . cuir 'n-a leith do chosg do chean / an rosg do bheith ag briseadh, DDána 27.4 . dá gcuirthear uabhar i leith fir aca, TSh. 9368. Cf. ar an máthair atá id leith `thy supposed mother', Keat. ii 6353.

In phrases with other trans. verbs in sense of committing, entrusting to: nít erpi i lled nach áili `with any one else', Wb. 1d10 . lecam ar ráma úan isa muir ┐ foncerddam i ll.¤ ar Tigernai `let us cast ourselves upon our Lord', Ériu xi 137.8 . cuir hobair a leith an Tighearna `commit thy works unto', Prov. xvi 3 . lecsiu immurgo i ldeth nDe mess for a menmain-som `leave it . . . to God', Mon. Tall. 148.11 . do ré[i]r is ad l.¤ legmuid, Ériu iv 224 § 48 . caingne in tsenaidh . . . do lecon i lleith na ndea `to trust to the gods', CCath. 4549. ar ndíon 'n-a leith ná leigeadh (of Christ's wounds), DDána 48.8 . cipe leces a furtacht ┐ a cobhair i lleith in Coimdedh, ZCP iv 390.13 .

With vb. to be expressed or understood relying on, engaged in etc.: arn-iumramh a leith Dé under God's protection, KMMisc. 322 § 5 . bím i leith guidhe do ghrás `I trust in imploring Thy grace', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxvii 1 . bíom 'na leith i ló an bhrátha / dom dhíon ar eagla an ursgátha, DDána 12.14 . i leith fhaghla ós eadh atá bent on(?), 106.4 . láeich a leith a farchadh `handling their mauls', Studies 1920, 417.20 . Here also perh. gé tú inníu i lleith eiseine (? leg. eisléine), Anecd. ii 22 § 9. Cf. i lleith leinne, LL 18172.

On the side of, along with, in support of: hóre attá innar leid cia conicc ní dúun gl. pro nobis, Wb. 4b11 . robu ferr leu buith hi leith Duaid on David's side (in battle), Ml. 87c4 . robbet inna lobrān leith / ria ndul i ṅgnūis spirta nóib `may they be on the side of her weaklings', Thes. ii 348.5 ( Hy. v 90 ). bīd 'na leith used to be with him, Arch. iii 307 § 27 . ? uair is ina leath itá (`since it concerns them(?)'), BR² 260 . ar tí airm do chur ar a chois arís a leith an rí in support of, Rel. Celt. ii 202.29 . sé 'n-a leath acht go léigdís had they allowed Him to help them (the two thieves), Dán Dé xx 25 . Perh. also: fágthar misi a leath a bhfuil sa bhfaithedh let me be left to take charge of all [the foes] who are on the field, 23 I 1, 66.18 . an banntigerna bís orra . . . a l.¤ a lámh bítt na mná so [do]gres `are always obedient to her', Maund. 135.

With respect to, concerning, in the case of: dogniat . . . guchoibsenae do thuildiud indaldeth fadesin do tormuch pende foraib `make false confessions about themselves', Mon. Tall. 153.1 . a cion i leith an leanaibh her crime as regards the child, A. Ó Dálaigh li 21 . cenn Muman i lleith o clercibh `as regards its clerics', CS 1008. Perh. also: mar dhaingean i leith a láimhe `to strengthen his hand', PBocht 1.41 . tlás a l.¤ lamh, Ir. Texts ii 31 § 3 . a leth laithe `according to the day', Leb. Gab. 240.y .

Various: in mil . . . do rinne in foguil; is a dul ina leth `it (the beast on which the lot falls) goes for its crime', Laws ii 6.30 Comm . in gell do tuitim i lleth in ti tucustur he `the hostage surety falls upon the person', 136.21 Comm . i leith fheirge is eadh a-tá / nach deirge an cneadh an chéad-lá `owing to his wrath', Dán Dé xxviii 7 . a dtéid duid do na deich genoibh / tuig soin san leith ina libh `think of thy share in the ten nuts only in the aspect in which it is thine', PBocht 7.27 .

(i) In phr. i le(i)th fri, in O. Ir. glosses a ll.¤ fri, where a is a s. neut. of article, cf. later l.¤ re without prep. (below).

In the direction of, towards : a nem hitat aingil i n-uachtar ┐ firmimint a ll.¤ frinnai ille `on the side towards us', Ml. 42b10 . i lleth friusom opposite them, LU 1987 ( FA 5 ). i leith risin muir moir, CCath. 1942 . ni dechaid A. isna crichaib boré- taib i ll.¤ fri téchtmuir, Alex. 437 . i nilar comperta i lleith re mnaibh ilarda with, BCrólige 57 gl. 7 . Cf. cidh il-leth in tigi fris even in the other side of the house, Lism. L. 1483. Similarly l.¤ fri: isin rann tuaidh do na Deisibh l.¤ le hEoghan- act, ITS xvi 56.4 . leath re Hierusalem towards J., Is. vii 1 . Of time: hi l.¤ fri aidchi towards nightfall, RC xxii 394.8 .

More freq. as regards, with respect to, in the matter of, touching : a lled fri Abracham `as regards A.', Wb. 2c3 . a lled friss fadesin, 6c18 . a lled fri spirut gl. spiritaliter examinatur, 8b16 . a llethe rissan ingraim gl. quantum ad praesentem causam pertinet, Ml. 30b2 . cidh is fis, ┐ cidh is anfis . . . a leith reisin comairce? Laws iv 228.15 . i ll.¤ fri do[i]nib . . . i ll.¤ fri Dia, Rawl. 75a47 . i leith re claidem when it comes to a sword, SG 248.17 . ro taiselbad he i leith risin fer `it was ascribed to', Laws i 34.10 Comm . is uasal i lleith re tabuirt `when considered as a gift', v 214.17 Comm . cinntech i l.¤ fri Dia, PH 6218 . i lleith ra hiris Críst, Anecd. iii 64.22 . ní measa fian Chaisil Chuirc / i leith re déanamh gach uilc, Content. ii 3 . ar gheallsad sliocht Éibhir Ḟinn / do chomhaillsead i leith rinn `in our regard,' vi 101 . a leith re hóglách m'aosú for a youth of my age, Buile S. 44.8 . ba mór an techt (écht) hisin i l.¤ re mac taoísigh, FM iii 648.14 . In BCC and Beatha S.F. often l.¤ re without prec. prep.: leith riu as regards them, BCC 18.13 (§ 33) . l.¤ re Día, 90.4 (§ 94) . leith re haibíd, Beatha S.F. 1397 . leith re sbioraid, 683 . In some contexts with more specific meaning of because of, by reason of, by, through : is ed fodera in comrorcu sin dam i ll.¤ frit-sa `owing to thee', Aisl. MC 57.7 . a leith ré huathbhás with awe, O'Hussey TC 66.z . l.¤ re do glicus fein `according to', Celtica ii 62.22 . do leag Dia a lámh air leith re heasláinte righinn do chur ar a chorp. Beatha S.F. 154 . In follg. perh. against : i dteach nDé do ria an ríoghan / Dia lé i leath ris an saoghal, DDána 99.38 (`against the world', Ir. Monthly 1919, 227 ). guais a lonn-ḟuighle i leith ribh, Content. vii 8. But: tiucfaid Laighin a leith ribh / beith at aighidh ni heidir on your side, Ir. Texts ii 98 § 15 . Other exx. with follg. FRI: leath re Fodla fuil Uidhir / Fodla ni fuil 'na aghaidh `auf Fodlas Seite ist Odars Blut', ZCP ii 331.29 . gan neach d'Eirinn 'na aghuidh / is l.¤ re Heirind Ulaigh `sind auf Erins Seite die Ulaten', 332.1 . si-se leath re Lámhach, DDána 98.38 . ní bhiadh . . . / leath ag Dia ris na daoinibh `God would not have come among men', Aithd. D. 98.5 . For Mod. Ir. maidir le, mar le (mad i l.¤ fri) see O'Rahilly, Ériu ix 14.

(j) In phrases replacing earlier ille, immalle: o sin i leith, Anecd. ii 3.8 (= i lle, Airne F. 77 ). ón ló sin i lleath, Dhá Sgéal Art. 1180 . o shin a leath, Smaointe B. Chr. 169. a hAlbain a leith, FM iii 366.z . Cf. toit cuccum-sa i lletsa `on this side', CCath. 2982 . `rosc' tuigsin gach neich ma le, Met. Gl. 11 § 10 (maleith, LL).

B In meaning half .

I

(a) a half, the half (of): ni roisset á l.¤-adi gl. mediam aetatem, Ml. 74a11 . ni arindí bed l.¤ ṅgotho no bed indib (ref. to semiuocales), Sg. 5a4 . a ll.¤ o laim deiss gl. dexteram . . . partem, 17b2 . dephtoros dodichsed inna leith chomsuidigthi `would enter as half of the compound', 18a4 . l.¤ ind orpi-so `half of this heritage', Thes. ii 239.16 ( Ardm. 17b ). a lleith n-aill, AU 747 . a leath na cille, 836 . isindara l.¤ in lestair ┐ in l.¤ n-aill dō-sum, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 92.6) . o leuth lathi, SR 8041 . l.¤ fer nAlban, Anecd. i 1.2 ( SCano 3 ). l.¤ nó trían do chruth, TBFr. 224 . l.¤ na haidche, Fing. R. 791. i leith laoi at midday, DDána 42.3 . l.¤ ruith ┐ l.¤ gabra `riders in chariots and riders on horses' (notes), BDD² 460 . ní rabi la Ultu láth gaile rosassad l.¤ méite fair, LU 9184 ( FB 91 ). co n-acca ara chind in fer ┐ l.¤ a chind fair ┐ l.¤ fir aile fora muin, LU 4933 ( TBC² 448 ). dagénsa dá leth de (a warrior), LU 5306 ( TBC² 829 ). leca lógmara . . . ┐ a llethe úachtarcha ina lócharnaib, LU 2055 ( FA 13 ). trían nó l.¤ a ḟeraind, Im. Brain 46.13 . mo trín is luga lethi, LL 11031 ( TBC 4198 ). mo trian is luga lethe, TBC St. 3501 . secib ni foghailther a ndiph randaip raiter in dara rand co rab l.¤ cin cob cudruma, Auraic. 2925 . comortus andso se fer 'na leit[h] secha so híos `in the half below' (scribal note), TTebe xvii 26 . ro-scoilt bend-chapur in tempuil in ṅdíb lethib, PH 2896 . i ngach leith don ló `every hour of the day' ( Ir. Monthly 1927, 551 ), DDána 106.4 . gé atá a leath do Cinedh Conuill although half of it belongs to, Ir. Texts ii 42 § 16 . do gheibhinn-si . . . / . . . / t'uille ┐ leath do leabtha, TD 14.17 . ní as lía iná l.¤ na nguth (of votes), RSClára 98a . gur thuit in cath-milid C. ina lethib leadairthi, MR 270.16 . do gerr conuige a l.¤ é `clave him to his middle', Fier. 225 . úachtarán leithe Ierusalem, Neh. iii 9. ? am luidset co leth lenna, feimidset imram nach leth `when they had got half way across', Dinds. 5.

(b) In legal contexts: lóg leith ungæ di muccib `half an ounce in pigs', Thes. ii 239.19 (Ardm.). trichait l.¤ n-unga n-argait, SR 3152 . na coic leithe unga, RC x 94.2 . l.¤ .uii. cumal a smacht cana, Ir. Recht 37.16 . coraigecht aenmna re bliadain dam . . . ┐ l.¤ feissi dogrés `half-conjugal society', Acall. 4955 (SG). trian n-urgnama, a l.¤ do mnai do gni half of it (milk) to the woman who does the work, Laws ii 364.23 . l.¤ do fir fodngaib, l.¤ n-aill do faithchi hi fogabar, iv 184.18 (of swarming bees). l.¤ méich tharai a half measure of kiln-dried wheat, Críth Gabl. 111 . l.¤ n-arathair a half share in a plough, 158 . díre a béla colpda(i)ch; a l.¤ dia ḟidbu, etc., 247 . secht fuile cena dia mbeir liaig l.¤ half-fee, Laws v 362.15 . let leithi in trin one-half of one-half, ii 366.2 Comm .

(c) Of territorial divisions: cu ru raind Hérinn dar dó ┐ co tuc in l.¤ ro boí sís d'Hérind do Thúaith Dé Danann et in l.¤ aile do Maccaib Míled, MU² 5 , 6 . leath / indsi móiri Mac Mílead, BR² 263 . rannfa meise . . . / i ndíbh leithibh críoch fhuar Éireann, DDána 111.8 . Domnall mac dā leithi (.i. al-l.¤ tes ┐ tūaid dind Érinn), ZCP xii 236 § 56 , cf. in fíal Fer dá lethe, Fél. Dec. 4 . On the traditional division of Ireland into L. Cuinn and L. Moga see O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. 191 - 2 . Lex aui Suanaich for Leith Cuinn, AU 748 . ruc leth na muici cona druim ó Leith Cuinn, Sc. M² 18 R . Mug Nuadat a quo leth Moga N., Rawl. 147b19 . tairct[h]er leth Érenn uait-si do C[h]onn, ML² 904. Note further: roiniudh for Gallu Locha Cuan re Leith Cathail, AU 943 . leath Branuigh `O' Byrne's half', LBranach 67 . G. . . . ri lethi iarthuraigi Ceneoil Aeda, Ann. Conn. 1224.6 . dala immorro na lethe thess do Chonnachtaib, 1225.14 .

(d) In phr. l.¤ catha, l.¤ gliad (fitting) opponent in battle, adversary: l.¤ catha, TBC² 3289 (of Celtchar) = TBC 5394. bud leór l.¤ catha do ḟeraib hÉrend siat ac cosnam a tigerna, 5708 . l.¤ gliad, TBC² 3252 (Rochaid) = TBC 5315. Hence without accompanying gen: is suaill nach leath doib Domnall all but a match for them, Prolegomena 44 § 18 . do budh leath dáibh uile í `she would equal them all', PBocht 9.17 . cath do thabhairt dóibh, gion go bhfuilmíd leath nó trian riú, CRR² 26.

(e) Attrib. g s.: eisinnraic leithi `half unworthy', Laws i 116.3 Comm . a gilla glomhuir amuil a amhus lethe (some kind of a servant), ii 26.5 Comm . roinn leithe ar anbhuain Eirenn a bisection, O'Gr. Cat. 464.12 . do gheall tú roinn leatha dhamh ann do thír, Dhá Sgéal Art. 800.

(f) In vaguer sense part, division : cechtar in da leithe sin `each of those two parts', gl. in duas partes diuidere (of the word uires), Sg. 25b6 . is Persa bar leath share(?), Alex. 191. in leath budh mō da rīge, Ériu iv 178 § 32.

In phrases.

II

(a) In phr. co le(i)th and a half : noichtiche co lleuth 29½ days, BCr. 3c ( Thes. ii 10.5 ). sith mbliadhna co l.¤ , AU 1128 (ii 120.12) . fri ré bliadna co lleith, LU 1279 (H). dí ungi co leith, RC x 62.1 . tri huairi dec co ll.¤ , Mac Carthy 46.3 . bliadhain go leith, TD 32.40 . míle go leith, Keat. Poems 1345. Meaning doubtful in: dia tí íasc i n-inbera rot bía hé[u] co lleith araile. Dia tí iall a mmag rot bía caúth co lleith araile, LU 5646 ( TBC² 1168 ) = co leth arale . . . colleith arailiu, ZCP ix 148 - 9 = dia foígela énflaith . . .co lleith alailiu . . . Día tomna . . . iasc . . . co leith arailiu, LU 5526 = co leith allaile . . . co lleth arailiu, TBC² 1043 = colleith alailiu . . . colleth alailiu, ZCP ix 145.38 . See TBC 1830 ff ., where Windisch's literal translation (see n. ) with the other half (which makes up the pair) does not seem possible; araile, -iu, etc. may have belonged originally to the beginning of the next sentence (see Fasc. A 119.11 ff ), and hé[u] co l.¤ may be a hyperbole.

(b) In phr. for (ar) le(i)th: fer for l.¤ Connacht `more than half the Connaughtmen', Cóir Anm. 251 . gur cosain . . . treab ar l.¤ Alpan dó, IT, ii2 123.32 . ceall ar l.¤ ceall `one more than half of the churches', RC xiv 30 § 8 . duine ar leith fer nErenn, SG 20.36 . triar for leith a sluag foracbaiset half their army plus three, RC vi 188.13 .

Compds.

In meaning A.

(a) Perh. in sense of -sided in: lethchil .i. lethchlāen, Corm. Y 318 . gruaidh leathchorcra ar lí na subh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 193.90 . drech lethderg lethgabur (description of Conall Cernach), LU 8636 ( FB 47 ). do Meidbh Lethdeirg, ZCP xi 42 § 28 . do thaeb lethḟas bare, Mart. Tall. 112.1 . druim na leirge leathfholamh, Aithd. D. 20.26 . it é leth- gabra amal Conall Cernach, BDD² 1150 , taken in BDD and by Vendryes, ÉC iv 397 as subst. ` centaur ', cf. lethghabar .i. lethech, H. 3.18, 532.14 ; but cf. gabar .i. solus, Lec. Gl. 536 and see 2 gabor. as aigi-siomh fil in drec[h] lethgabar (of Genonn Gruadṡolus), TBC St. 4500. ag goradh a ghruaidh leithghil, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 90.78 . Luoch Lethglass . . . lethglass e o talmain go mullach a cinn green-sided(?), RC xii 100 § 136. ? Dun da Lethglas, IT iii 40 § 34 (see Hog. Onom.). senchas lethmáel `pointless', Met. Dinds. iv 24.24 . sluagh lethodar, BR 4.16 . ? bloscad inna gréne frisinna margánu lethrati, ZCP viii 175.24 . cuing leth-remor 'na leth-leirg `broad-flanked', Met. Dinds. ii 46.10 .

(b) More partic. ¤ard etc. lit. (high) at one side, hence uneven, unequal: measam laidi (leg. lige) lethard lopsided, ZCP xvii 69 § 9 = Arch. iii 230.155 . Usually in more abstr. sense unequal, unfair , etc.: claen cach lethard, O'C. 351 ( H. 3.18, 193b ). dire l., BCrólige 5 . tacra la leath-ard n-ae `to plead in support of an unequal cause', Laws v 252.11 . In Laws Comm. freq. lethairde: fo comairdi no fo leithairde `equally or unequally', iii 270.7 . comhroinnter eturru fein fo lethairde unequally, iv 254.11 Comm . ba lethard cundartha / ba tomus lettromm `an unequal contract, uneven measure', Aisl. MC 73.29 - 30 . cid lethard a ngrād, BColm. 34.1 . im lethard rainne unfair division(?), ZCP xii 365.2 . ba lethfota a lám one of his arms was longer than the other, iii 218 § 24 . adhaigh is lá go leathfhada `of unequal length', Aithd. D. 61.20 . nī bu leithísel in mám down at one side, Hy. v 56. Hence with certain adjj. of defective rhymes: coic fodhla arē ccuibdes oll: / leathfoda, leathtend, leathtrom, / bruilingicht, nī bec in col, / let[h]garbh gin a lesugud, ZCP xii 295 § 6. See lettrom etc.

(c) Hence with nouns meaning judgement, opinion, contract etc. onesided, partial, prejudiced: ar n-aonbhrath breithimh-ne san Luan ní bu leathaighne partial advocate, Aithd. D. 55.7 . leathbháidh fil agat re hÓ F., Maguires of F. 18 . can lethbreath iter saidbir ┐ daidbir impartial, YBL 167b39 . ar in lethbreth ruc A. imon ubull orda, Aen. 211 . leith-bhreath le báidh ní bhéara Ó Fearadhaigh, DDána 109.20 . leithbr[ia]thar accusation(?), Acall. 7995. masa lethbrostu . . . no masa combrostu setting-on on one side (of dogs fighting), Laws iii 196.1 Comm . cia leth- coimpert i n-airbert breithe (improper behaviour in a judge), O'D. 536 ( H. 3.17, 432 ) = O'C. 2271 ( Eg. 88, 20 ), see ZCP xv 355 . arin lethcumaid dorōine sé ara brōgaib fēin sech brōgaib na manach the partial treatment he gave to his own shoes, ZCP iii 33.6 . lethchuma ar Ghilla Dé / ní cuibe do'n té dogní `an injustice to G.D.', SG 284.5 . do leath-chumaidh ar an gcuid oile don mheithil unfairly, TSh. 10134 . leth- edargaire, MR 262.23 . is fer lethetrana do chuaid etarru biassed mediator, Laws iii 196.11 Comm . in t-ochtmad aithne:— na dena leth-fhiadnaise false witness, PH 7619. leath-ghrádh oide idir dhaltaibh favouritism, Content. xiv 13 . Cf. (adj.) dá gcor i sochar leith-leasach dhóibh féin to their own advantage, TSh. 7103. ? freagra do lethluith, O'Dav. 1510 . bíd in éudach coitchenn gan lethpháirt ar bioth `partiality' (i.e. particularity), RSClára 73b . Cf. leathrannach partial, unfair, Eochairsg. 11.31 . partial (poetic) knowledge : nemṡós, lethṡós, lánṡós 'no knowledge, partial knowledge, full knowledge' Ériu xxxii 62 § 1 . ro gníd lethinacht (= lethṡmacht) mór fair injustice, LL 217a33 ( TTr. 22 ). Cf. doghnid Ioip lethsmacht aturu, D iv 2, 26rb48 = BB 4a21 = 411b26 . ni dhearnaidh leathtrom na leathsmacht, 23 E 26, 289.11 . Hence: mad fleteg led- magtach dogneid dind æclis, Wb. 11d16 (`factions', Gwynn, Hermathena xx 63 ). aighi (aigne ?) lethsmachtach partial advocate(?), ZCP xii 364.27 . brethem beris breith for leth tagra cin imaidbi without hearing both sides(?), Laws v 354.1 . See leithscél, etc. With similar shade of meaning in adjj.: ro bátar leithriata uile fri Poimp ar tus [cein] co táinic Césair `on the side of P.', CCath. 1244 (leitreta, v.l.) is mor is lethreta in cined doenna frisiṅ dualaig-sin in ecnaig inclined to, PH 6876.

(d) Pleonastically with words meaning side, edge, border. The following examples properly belong to sense B and should be considered under (f) Ériu liii 179-80 : dar let[h]bord in longpuirt `edge', CCath. 5431 . lámh le leathbhord along the frontier, DDána 96.13 . i leithimeal Mhuidhe Dermuidhe, Flower Cat. 471.32 . fa leithimel Conmaicne, FM vi 1882.4 . medhōn idir dhā leithimell do chonngbhāil between two extremes, Celtica i 194.1078 . Cf. frém lethimeallach an láidaigáin `the exterior radix of the little finger', O'Gr. Cat. 287.31 . nirbo fota ro bai an cath can dul do lethleth `inclining to one of the two sides', CCath. 5742 . do leith-leith na sligedh `on each side of the road', Fl. Earls 162.4 . leithreadh .i. leithleith. robdar leithreadha .i. dochuadar do leithleith, no dén táobh, O'Cl. `leath-luighe leaning', Eg. Gl. 421. See lettáeb, etc.

In meaning B.

(a) In a variety of compds. in meaning half: fer lethbali, MU² 195 (`half-township', Gloss.). bith for lethbargin `a half-ration of bread', Ériu vii 162.z . ? midben .i. lethben nó lethuagh fobīth in toraind bis iter indalæ ben de, O'Mulc. 823 . samaisc i llethbeirt half a bundle, Críth Gabl. 213. ailid cach ben . . . lethbiathad a ceile di `half the refection', BCrólige 56 . ? for lethblai baíth, LL 211a7 (see Met. Dinds. ii 20.48 ). leth-chanóin `demi-cannon', FM v 1732.13 . leth- coir n-urnadma `das halbe Ordnungsmässige der Antrauung', Ir. Recht 37.20 . mad lechur (= leth-chur) .i. forgiallnai, O'C. 829 ( H. 3.18, 380 ). fosuididter in ben lethdam in fir half the husband's retinue, Laws ii 386.6 . lethdei = semidei, Auraic. 2920 . lethdrécht . . . i ngort `a half-day's labour', Críth Gabl. 84 (see note). a ndo[ro]chair . . . de lethdoinib . . . dineoch nad roacht cridiu cathae shirkers(?), RC xii 104 § 148 . Cf. co torchair fer ┐ lethfer fer nÉrenn leis, Comp. Con C. 109.18 , perh. a mere turn of phrase, cf. ech ┐ letheach fer nÉrenn, 11 . lethfeidm laech `half effort', Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 7 . aire forgill in lethḟira `des Halb Schwurs', Cóic Con. Fug. 38 § 52 . do leith fitt `half-ration', Mon. Tall. 156.20 . lethflaithem .i. fer da cleithe, Laws iv 350.12 . Christo tantum seruit .i. cen ledfognam coiugio without partial service coniugio , Wb. 10a24 . ? dlighidh saerbiathad deisi, ┐ boin lethgabala `a cow of the second quality', Laws iv 350.y . geni gaba acht lethgabail de, 212.z . aithgin cona leth- gabail diabulta `with double half-seizure', v 168.4 Comm . a lethgabol (-ál ?) étaig do brutt `half of clothes for mantle', Ériu i 220 § 14 . ¤gáe half-length spear, short spear(?) (possibly one of a pair of spears) : i suainem in let[h]ga letartaigh, CCath. 5598 . lethgai londrecha lasamna, TTebe 1400 . do lethgāethib lethna lict[h]i `half-spears for throwing', Fianaig. 90.1 . an tres fross do lethghaibh, TFrag. 182.6 . ¤Gall Of people of the Hebrides ( Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig i 14 ): uainn do Lethghallaibh léig[idh] Celtica x 196 § 11 . abbas Leithglinne, AU 639 . in Leth-innsi, 1412 (iii 64.2) . leathloghadh (opp. to lánloghadh) `partial indulgence', Mac Aingil² 6421 . ? fri tōeb in lāir leithlessi (-lisse, v.l.) `half- ruined fort', Ériu vii 2.17 . nocht-aile isin lethmachaire `half (cleared) plain', O'Dav. 963 , cf. Laws iv 72.18 Comm ; 'pastureland occasionally tilled (?)' Landscape Archaeology in Ireland 248 . leathnomen = lesainm, ZCP iii 226.13 , cf. leth-ainm fir annatha, Anecd. ii 52.6 . lethol n-ais ó cach airig, Ir. Texts i 19 § 5 . fuillem cacha leth-oile, Laws v 414.1 . cét lóeg ┐ di lethorc half-grown pigs (?), LU 6930 ( BDD 54 ). for hErainn cen lethrainn undivided, SR 2351 (cf. Wortk. vi 949 ). Bicair Leth-ratha, AU 1490 (iii 346.4) . cosc sair ┐ dair ┐ lethair 'half-noble' = lethṡáer Celtica xxiv 38 . a laim leathaer sealba CIH i 210.25 . .i. i lethsuir na selba 211.1 . Cf. CIH v 1861.16, 18 , vi 2020.18, 19 . tri gnuidh do lea[th]scoilteach `half-cleavings', IT iii 196.6 . ic leithṡeolad ┐ ic lánṡeolad ri leth- gaethaib with shortened sail (?), LL 236a33 - 4 ( TTr. 1431 ). leith slighidh half way, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.24 . emisperium .i. letspeir, Ir. Astr. Tr. 88.12 . ni tairgend a hathair lethtinol le, Ir. Recht 37.22 . cutrumu leth-tochusa in fir gusa teit `half the property,' Laws v 290.6 Comm . ní fhuaras . . . / leath-tail óm chéill chorpardha `I have not found even grudging obedience', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 11 . letorud . . . asin chulid half-produce, Lism. L. 321.16 . ? tech . . . amal bid lethuaim aicenta, ZCP xvii 232.4 .

(b) With names of measures, numbers, periods of time, etc.: leathbhannlá, Párl. na mB. 558 . hi cciunn lethbliadna, RC xxvi 366.18 . tri lethcheat do feraibh Airghiall 150 men, ZCP xiv 234.12 . fiche bairghen . . . san leithcheathramhain, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 46.15 . adopart teora lethindli trea thír Patricio, Thes. ii 239.6 ( Ardm. 17b ). cetra lá ┐ leith- seachtmuin, Acall. 775 . tigerna na Le[th]-Trian, AU 1538 (iii 620.10) . dond lethtomus, Bcr. 31b3 ( Thes. ii 14 ). fri re leth-uaire, PH 2475.

(c) With names of units of value: ledhcethramuine mir a cuidach do chuit S., Trans. RIA xv 19.23 . secht leth- cumala, O'Dav. 746 . leth-cumal i mmuin in tanaise, Laws v 400.x . leithdhéighe ar dhuine ealadhan dá ngealltar eich ┐ ba dhó, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 45.9 . bo ag leth-loige, Laws v 402.z . ledhmharg, Trans. RIA xv 29.4 . lethmiach, O'C. 1557 ( BB 185bb ). lethpinginn ar lacht caerach, O'C. 345 ( H. 3.18, 191 ). fere obillo dignus .i. ní ferr lethscripul, Sg. 49b10 . screpall cach eledna, no leth-screpall cach nem-eledna, Laws v 334.24 Comm . is let[h]sét inna lóg-side, Ériu xvii 70 § 10. na .v. lethuinge, BCrólige 20 gl. 5 . dorat side .xxx. leth- unga n-argaid da cind, BB 237b22 .

(d) With names of fines, penalties, fees etc.: lethaithgein moíne móges, Críth Gabl. 273 . leth-fir testa leth-arra `half the proof of witness or half-security', Laws ii 92.8 Comm . dligid Ū Gusān cáin a deorad ┐ lethc[h]āin urrad ó ríg Midhi, BColm. 64.25 . a lethdilsi ar .iii. biaduibh co leth mbidh `half forfeiture', Laws ii 264.21 - 22 Comm . lethdire cro otrusa, BCrólige 6 . leithdíri da blāi-neimthib, Cáin Ad. 36 . letheiric otrusa cro gac fir di[a] mnai `half the penalty', BCrólige 6 gl. 4 . laneneclann don mac ina athair, letheneclann do ina senathair, Ir. Recht 40.22 . mād étged nō anfes, lethfīach ind, Cáin Ad. 35 . ioctar lethfiach anfocail ria, O'C. 2157 ( Eg. 88, 4a ). im aradain ┐ im lethfrichnam na trebaire `half the service of the husbandry', Laws ii 392.12 Comm . leth-fuillem gill cauich (= cuaich) cach rig do chuuch cach airech, v 412.11 . lan gille ┐ lethgille, i 260.19 . na dlegat lethiarra doib `are not entitled to half fosterage-fee', 198.2 . bedidh leth lan (lethlán ?) ngell do tuit for cach, ii 136.17 . lethlóg [n-]enech cach gráid túaithe, Críth Gabl. 217 . direanur lethriaruib beusuib cétgiallna, O'D. 510 ( H. 3.17, 415 ). do-beir lethsmacht ina sarugud, Ir. Recht 37.21 .

(e) With names of phonetic and metrical features: leath- aimser for taebomnaib half-length, Auraic. 1211 . áram f la lethguthaigthi `semivowels', Sg. 6a10 . in[n]a lethguta cetus .i. f, l, m, n, r, s, x, Auraic. 2904 . leathgutta ┐ mudi, 344 . it cosmaili a ndī lethc[h]omarc half-quatrains, Corm. Y 574 , cf. O'Mulc. 391 . cati a lethc[h]omarc ? Corm. Y 1059 (93.9) . lethcuibdius `an internal half-rhyme', Auraic. 3839 . dechnad mór ┐ lethdechnad (a metre), IT iii 6 § 5. lethmíbasc name of a metre, 49 § 89 . ni chuille luthbas lethnath (kind of poem ?), Ériu xiii 18.18 ( O'Dav. 1164 ). in lethrand hīsiu dano .i. imommloiscet mo dā n-ō prūll— caiti a lethrann ? what is its corresponding couplet ?, Corm. Y 1059 (93.20) . ina lethrann tuíseach, IT iii 7 n.3 , see p. 128 . gēb-sa lethrand dús in ba cubaid frissa ṅgēba-som, Fing. R. 119. With rannaigecht of metres with shortened line: leth- randaigecht mor corranach, IT iii 82 § 63 . cumasc leth- randaigechta moiri ┐ rindairde, § 64.

(f) With names of things existing or thought of in pairs. See also examples listed above in section (d). Of parts of the body: lethail (óil) gl. mala, Ir. Gl. 90 . i lleithóil a meic `one of her son's cheeks', Cáin Ad. 12 . flesc . . . . do erissem dia lethlaim furi ┐ lorc isind laim aili `so that their one hand may rest on it', Ml. 45c9 . a lethchoss geidh you one-legged goose (lit. one leg of a goose), IT iii 102 § 190 . for lethcois ┐ letsuil standing on one foot and with one eye closed, RC xii 98 § 129 . co tard a leathgúalainn fria hursaind in tigi, BDD² 542 . fó a leth-oscail deis, ZCP v 526.24 . tuc buille ina lethchíg shoiscéla, SG 41.4 . mó ná both leptha a lethchlúas, Met. Dinds. iv 138.74 . ma ro benad a lethchos, no a lethlam . . . do duine no lethbel, Laws iii 348.11 - 12 Comm . dlighid dno ri A. . . . leathlaimh rig Erend ig ol ┐ ac aenach to be beside, BB 274a4 . ┐ se baccach, leth-roisc, PH 620 . lethsciath `one of thy wings', RC xx 48.6 . ro-s-bensat a leth-shuil ṅdeiss asa chind, PH 553 . gallgha dan lán do leathdorn, DDána 84.45 . a leathára ┐ íth muice, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 45.11 . leathuille dheas Í Dhomhnoill, TD 27.20 . ócc-laech leth-ruisc clí, BNnÉ 94.8 . stuadhus a lethghlún . . . ar bhéaluibh Ḟinn, CF 253 (Eg.) = a glun deas, text. In B. na f.: lethrend .i. lethchos: dā lú is lethrend dībh co losc, ZCP v 484 § 6. Of weapons: 'na leathgrúaidh, Duan. Finn ii 224 § 7 . im chechtar a da lethdorn in chlaidib, LL 237b38 ( TTr. 1548 ). Fig. leathlámh, a Dhé, im dhál distress my portion, Aithd. D. 52.1 . ? tríocha laoch gan leathlámha, DDána 86.32 . In deriv. adjj.: misi . . . co leath-lámach, MR 308.7 . tri náimhde . . . lethṡúilecha one-eyed, Acall. 6248. Less exactly with names of other parts of the body: baluid dia lethagid in luirg, TBC 651 . imspelip dano .i. bīd folt cechtar na dā lethc[h]end on each side of the head, Corm. Y 1091 . bit lir . . . renda nime far leithchind ┐ far lethchloigind, BDD² 861 - 2 . lamha leoiti ┐ leithcind letarda, CCath. 3179 . dar leit[h]cenn Sleibi Ois, 4770 . tecmait da sleig inna dib leth- foltaib two tresses(?), LU 4359 . gidh a leathfolt gidh a lanfolt gatar du duine, O'D. 2334 ( Rawl. 506, 36 ). gur leadair in leath-ucht ┐ in leath-bhruinne, MR 300.1 . ro ber[r]tha a lethu[l]chi, SR 6720 (= rasit . . . dimidiam partem barbae, 2 Reg. x 4 ). conda tarla fora lethbeólu lopsided, LU 8382 ( FB 25 ). Note also the adj. lethcholpthach of a defective cow injured in a leg, limping(?): mat leth- colpthach, O'C. 250 ( H. 3.18, 145a ). intan . . . ropo lethcolb in set, O'C. 345 ( H. 3.18, 191b ) = O'D. 662 ( H. 3.17, 492a ). cid caoch cíd lethcolptach iat, O'D. 855 ( H. 3.17, 609 ). cid lecholb, O'D. 1629 ( H. 5.15, 16b ). cid lethcolpach iat, O'D. 1646 ( H. 5.15, 20a ). Cf. intan roba chaech no crín no bacach in sét, O'D. 1629 ( H. 5.15, 16 ).

With a large variety of other nouns in sense of one of two, one of a pair : ní thuc acht lethassa imme `one shoe', Fél. 12.28 . doníter long . . . do lethblaeisc na huidhi (leg. huighe) sin one half-shell, RC xxiv 377.5 . iall lethbraigi (= bróice), IT iii 81 § 59 . gabaid leithchenn na cloiche, Acall. 2176. dobered-sum lethcluiche forra he would win his game from them, RC v 199.27 . lethcnaim a rig, Laws v 354.5 . led- chollbe flatho `one of the two pillars of the kingdom', Wb. 23d31 . lethcholbe flatho .i. Brigit, Thes. ii 326.3 ( Hy. iv 9 ). leathchonchlonn eile an Íobhail `the Jew's companion', Aithd. D. 94.3 . lethchosmailius lesom inso trisa cotarsnae one member of a comparison, Ml. 30d19 . 37d10 . ro gab a leth-chuarán de, Lib. Hymn. i 187.32 . dom leathchuing fhir ealadhna to my fellow-poet, DDána 76.21 , cf. Aithd. D. 13.22 . nochar leathchumthach leanna / A. `no solitary drinker of his feast', Aithd. D. 42.11 . dá leath-dhlaoi an dréimire the two uprights, TSh. 10832 . tainic ar inchaibh a lethemain `his twin brother', CCath. 2068 . lethén in eóin allmaraig the foreign bird's mate, GJ iv 42b22 . claideb lethḟáebair one-edged, TBC 1718 . aos lethḟaobhoir, ZCP x 285.6 . Cf. cletine .i. lethfaobrach, O'Dav. 568 . is leth- gabail flatha fri hEoganacht they are entitled to kingship in turn, Ir. Texts i 21 § 13 . leithgenelach D. pedigree on the other side, ZCP xiv 70.6 . is do leithgenelaig fer nGréc dóib, Dinds. 128 = do Greccaib a llethcinel, Bodl. Dinds. 14. fria lethéill a bróci do bein de, Aisl. MC 47.9 . smacht lethime one side of a boundary-fence(?), Laws v 270.21 Comm .; y Comm . leathlámhann (sic leg.) one glove, Eochairsg. 64.29 . leathmharcach `fellow-horseman', Misc. Celt. Soc. 406.8 . lethmuincille, RC xxvi 362.6 . a braithre . . . da mharbadh tre leathol fleghi having shared a feast, Caithr. CC 2 (leg. ḟleadhól? But cf. lethdeog fri caindli sorcha, Anecd. i 14.16 = SCano 480 ). Cf. (adj.) iairmeirgi ḟuar leathrannach `nocturns that equally divide (the night)', Acall. 2963 v.l. ( SG ii 178 ) = ZCP vi 271.10 . Indrechtach . . . lethríg Ulad `one of the two kings of U.', Ann. Inisf. 835 . drem na llethríg, Arch. Hib. ii 50 § 32 . leithrí-sede na Mirmidonda `one of the two kings', LL 240a35 ( TTr. 1741 ). i n-aghaidh an fhir do ríoghais / . . . / leithrí má do-ní do námha a rival king, Aithd. D. 31.18 . C. lethrí Ciarraighe do marbadh . . . do ríg na leithe aile do Ciarraigi, RC xvii 397.7 (Tig.). i leithríge in tsída fri Fiachna sharing the kingdom, SG 57.25 . G. . . . leaththuiseach don cluichi `one of the two leaders', Ériu xii 142.26 . lethorsa gacha tigi oil door-post, Fen. 166.1 .

(g) With various adjj.: fōcra lethamnas, Arch. iii 295 § 24. lethbaiti `half-drowned', Aen. 268 . co torchair sís lethbéo, Trip.² 1505 . na daoine leithbheó dying, TSh. 5698 . doroich . . . in ri cusind epscop ┐ se leth-brec half-speckled with fire, RC xxvi 366.18 . lethchaech gl. monoculosus, Ir. Gl. 624 . cailleach lethchāech, ZCP v 22 § 8 . da mbeth fír occa . . . dam[b]adh gó . . . dam[b]ad lethchintach, IT iii 191 § 20 . cith lethchomnart a n-ude half as strong, ZCP xiii 374.13 (= xx 221 ). lethchosgarthai gl. semirutas, Ml. 128b5 . With -chuind (g s. of cond sense) legal of persons non compos mentis: athgabail fir lethcuind, Laws i 200.29 . ainm do amadan . . . in fer lethcuinn, O'Dav. 485 . o murcuirthi leth-cuind, Laws v 82.12 Comm . Cf. co nderna lethincinn di ar mbrisiudh a leithchinn, TBC p. 315 n.2 . in cetraime lethdedenach second last, IT iii 74 § 34. leithdeimhin `almost certain', Mac Aingil² 2424 . re h-anaicentacht leis na lend- brat . . . leth-fada half-long, MR 180.13 . Treithne Leth- [g]leór, LL 4917 . Eithne lethgleoir, Rawl. 134b12 . is hé lethgleóir leithinchind lamfota, TBC 5400 = TBC St. 4408. leithghléoir .i. leathshúil ghlóire. laoch leithghleoir, O'Cl. a siriti lethguill, LU 8879 ( FB 67 ). Sothṅge lethgot (n. pr. f.), Rawl. 134b19 . Leath-lobar mac Find, RC xvii 340.x (Tig.). ledmarb gl. emortuum, Wb. 2c26 . a brathair ledarthi leathmarb, TTebe 1013 . coin brena lethoma, LU 2200 ( FA 28 ). lethshathach gl. semisatur, Ir. Gl. 403 . fear uirísiol bean uasal . . . clann leathuasal tig uatha, Párl. na mB. 577 . anní do tindsgnadh atá sé leathullamh, Carsw. 16.12 . This prob. also the sense in lethtenn, lethtrom and lethḟota of consonants in the poem in ZCP xii 295 (daur, gort, bethe . . . / do leith for leith is leathtroum, § 2 ). With adv.: lesdruim .i. leas uait [┐ fris] cucut, no leatarsna darin druim bis aicmi muine, Auraic. 988 (i.e. the Ogam notches of the m-group transverse the ridge).

In legal contexts: a mic ro gialla, ni cuirthe curu leathfas, O'C. 1751 ( 23 Q 6, 33b ). ni cuirther curu lethfasa, O'C. 1064 ( H. 3.18 , 440a ). medon-lax .i. leth-lax, O'C. 114 ( H. 3.18, 72 ). cia leth coimperta indarbthar breithemnas no airbert ae leth- balbh teanga ┐rl. .i. comaircim cia in lucht comairbert- naigther don dara leth um an ae um an caingin, O'C. 1608 ( 23 Q 6, 5a ) `halb Stummzungige', ZCP xv 355. Similarly: cia leth coimpert inarbtha brethe no airbert ae .i. comaircim cia an lucht comairbertnaigter don dara leth uman ae uman caingin ┐ inarbtar o airbert fethamhnais ┐ brethemnais iad .i. lethbhalb tengaid ┐ lethloisc n-eoluis ┐ lethanbal n-ae, O'C. 2271 ( Eg. 88, 20a ), O'D. 536 ( H. 3.17, 432 ), O'D. 1657 ( H. 5.15, 22 ), O'D. 1658 (ibid.). fer medongaite leth-indlidhach in ceile `half-unlawful', Laws v 218.17 Comm . O'C. 2154 - 5 ( Eg. 88, 4a ), O'C. 2156 ( Eg. 88, 4a ).

(h) Rarely with verbs (mainly for alliteration): cor ben a heochair dar suil Cormaic co ro lethchaech hé, Laws iii 84.1 (Introd. to Lebar Aicle). Ulaidh leis mar leathghabhaid when the Ulaidh take his side, Aithd. D. 20.20 . rí dá lógh do leathtolladh whose side was pierced, 60.2 . ro leithbrisedh ┐ ro lángabhadh an baile, FM v 1658.20 .

In many nn. loc., both as subst. and as first element of compds. See Hog. Onom.

líne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. líne or dil.ie/30252

n , f., later m. (Lat. linea). IGT Decl. § 2 . line in a large variety of applications.

(a) Of line of writing or poetry: for óenlíni, Fél. Oct. 2 , 14 (: Paulíni). legais canoin la German, / is ed adfiadat líni (glossed sgribenna), Hy. ii 12 . sé l.¤ . . . in cech caiptiul ┐ xvi sillaba cech lini, Lib. Hymm. 64.58 - 9 . coir ind lini, 15 n. 14 . in l.¤ noeb-sa, PH 4445 . os linib lebrain, ZCP vii 303 § 4. a sailm iar fersaib ┐ linib, Laws v 24.8 Comm .

(b) Other applications. Of line of battle: batar ar in inisen, Cog. 190.17 . eter línib leburbarcc, Ériu iv 96 § 17. Of reins, cord: sréin . . . bolga dergoír isindara liniu ┐ bolga airgit . . . isin l.¤ aile, TFerbe 12.13 . béin an linne (sic) as an dh óir (: ríghe), Rel. Celt. ii 230.8 . fíarfaigis in rigan díb l.¤ chroind na crochi cord (?), LB 229b46 . Of mountains: drúcht do línibh learg, O'Hara 4056. Of engraving on goblet: laoich ós línibh cuaigh `engraved wine-cups', O'Hara 2557. l.¤ . . . do chathaoiribh, DDána 85.42 . co tri línibh fíacul in cach cenn, Celt. Rev. vii 110.22 (= linaib, TTebe 50 , perh. 1 lín). line do chleithe, Ir. Texts ii 72.31 . lini mór do gailsechaib, Cog. 82.5 .

(c) In transferred sense lineage, race, generation : l.¤ luch- rapan lerda, LL 17480 . line don reim rioghraidhe, 394.54 . cinnus bías an l.¤ / nách lorg fíre a mbretha? ZCP iii 31.25 . ar lorc a line reimhe, Sits 1919 v 92 § 4 . díne don chruinne ag a cur / l.¤ uirre i n-a n-ionadh, Dán Dé xxii 2 . gach l.¤ nar leagh, Top. Poems² 15 . re lind an l.¤ sin, AU iii 546.24 . an l.¤ nó an lucht comhaimsire atá againn, TSh. 5407 . an J. ríoghamhail, 5483 . nár l.¤ na lánamhna `offspring' Dán Dé xxv 42 . na sé l.¤ the sex aetates mundi (see Dán Dé Introd. xiv ): sé l.¤ do bhean a broid, Aithd. D. 78.26 ( IGT Decl. ex. 297 ). sé l.¤ ar a bhas do bhaoi, Aithd. D. 86.1 . cóir Dé . . . / sirfidh ar na sé línibh, DDána 24.4 . Of length of reign: bliadain co leith a l.¤ / ós in Féind a n-airdrígi, Acall. 2514 . Fig. of life- span: nach fuil acht l.¤ léirmheasta . . . i re na beatha so, TSh. 724 . chum linntídhe do bheatha do tharrang, Párl. na mB. 188 .

(d) Of birds clutch (of eggs), brood: line huoga (= ogae), K. and H. 20 . a lámh do bheith fan lon go tabairt a l.¤ amach `till she hatched her clutch', BNnÉ 160.7 . comeis lini oen chirci dugaib, Cog. 48.19 . Of griffin: is lámh nocht i nead gríbhe / ar tí coillte a céidlíne, TD 18.134 . eas fa l.¤ gríobh. 35.11 .

(e) In phrases: léim tar l.¤ act of abandoning legitimate line of succession, of exceeding one's bounds, abandoning tradition : ní thug sí leím tar l.¤ / ríghe Néill dob í Éire, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 87.11 . ní coiscéim ná léim tar l.¤ / achd réim soisgéil fhíre é, DDána 17.4 . go ttugadar leim tar líneadh ┐ tar fál amach (of abandonment of apostolic and patristic tradition), Luc. Fid. 193.1 . is iad as ḟearr fuair ríghe / níorbh ḟada a léim tar l.¤ `not far did they outstep the bounds of right', Content. vi 179. tugadh léim tar l.¤ leis / don fhréimh fhíre dob aitheis, Aithd. D. 30.12 . Of unruly hair: rug ód bhais léim tar l.¤ `refuses to lie straight', Aithd. D. 11.17 . ní dhéan ris acht léimneach tar l.¤ I shall forsake traditional practice, Hackett xxxix 121 (a threnody).

Iar línib line by line : lilisiu iar línib / col-léir donaib félib, Fél. Prol. 311 . is é ord iar línib / file forsna félib (`according to writings'), 335 .

In(n)a líni in a straight line : bieit inna líni (: co fíri), Fél. Prol. 308 . tan batar na líni ar in mag (of Joseph's brethren), SR 3553 . co tarla cach snáthat díb hi cró araili co mbatar ina líni, LU 8858 ( FB 65 ). braon trom 'n-a línibh ós lionn, O'Hara 2646 . lebaidh luchair na l.¤ `a glittering bed laid out' (SG), Acall. 792.

Of the Equator: don taib astig don line medonac an domain, Ir. Astr. Tr. 64.1 .

In n. loc. see Hog. Onom.

líth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. líth or dil.ie/30340

u, m. (perh. vn. of lenaid (cf. O'C. 573 cited below), but see Thurn., Stokes Festschr. 20 - 2 ; Meyer, Im. Brain i xvii ).

I

(a) festival, feast-day : nachib berar . . . inna llíthu et a ssapati gl. in parte diei festi, Wb. 27a24 . arna lithu gl. propter . . . festa, Ml. 47b2 . nípu séit samil ┐ ind líthe Veteris, Ardm. 170b2 ( Thes. i 495 ). l.¤ Germain, Fél. Oct. 1 . l.¤ fris cuirtir grethae, Jan. 25 . laithe litha, May 5 . i nóen na líthsa, Ep. 20. etach fri lith . . . no lit sollamain, Laws i 126.15 Comm . Cf. bretnas arnaisc a brat ime, delg ┐ lita sollaman, O'D. 975 ( H.3.17, 679c ) (examples of valuable mairb-dile). in martír . . . dia ta l.¤ ┐ foraithmet i n-ecmoc na ree-si, PH 1104 . lith ┐ sollamhain naomh M., FM ii 1084.14 . l.¤ .i. sollamain, O'Cl. Note also: ar líoth síorghola `upon an occasion of continual weeping' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 2602.

(b) festivity, entertainment, rejoicing : bil banbruth / forosnai l.¤ luáchet `which illumines a feast', LU 7420 ( BDD 100 ). fri sia úathib ibiu lithu in Christo Jesu (words of Patrick about to drink), Trip. 54.15 . ba erdath ┐ ba lith mor . . . la C.C. ann . . . dona bráithribh, Mon. Tall. 68 . díairithe lítha `prodigal at a feast', Tec. Corm. § 16.44 . ba loisi lítha luamairecht an ti do boi ann sin, ML² 1576 . MacCis cen líthaib fo lén, SR 6477 . ebair coirm cid iar lithaib, LL 19093 . a rú co crích nír cuired / clú l.¤ arar' lámuiged `wherein fame for feasts was sought', Met. Dinds. iii 56.40 . bréc ilar l.¤ fri labrad, / acht adrad ríg na n-uile, i 28.3 . ro frithailit do cech maith ┐ do cech l.¤ iat, Acall. 6845 v.l. náir gan líoth ag duine n-a ndiaidh `he who succeeds them may well rejoice', Aithd. D. 17.10 . Attrib. g s. buidnib lítha, Snedgus u. Mac R. 10 § 27. ? Attrib. g pl. ar búaid tuath l.¤ Luignech `festive', Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 4.

(c) activity(?): l.¤ .i. leanmain, ut est, ni l.¤ do Maisi ar leapain Inthra, O'C. 573 ( H.3.18, 285 ). lith ┐ tond lanamain (.i. gene) na traiged `activity', Auraic. 1815. ? trí chet abgitrech ro scrib / ba bil lith a lám, LL 352 marg. inf. ba bil l.¤ a lám, 373b24 = Mart. Don. 78.19 (`touch'), perh. for lúth. l.¤ .i. luth .i. on luth gáir, O'Cl. Oengus oirdnidi / ardmaith . . . / or fo lan luissi / lith nimcomḟighe, IT iii 55 § 104 .

II

(a) luck, prosperity : co roimchla l.¤ i fectsa. Ériu iii 140.163 . ni ba l.¤ do'n fleid will not be a success, MR 18.1 . ba hé mo líthsa co mbad hé docorad and, LU 6933 ( BDD 54 ). is tú doroacht do maith ┐ do l.¤ dúib, Met. Dinds iv 304.19 . ní lind atá maith ná l.¤ in laithe so, Comp. Con C. 99.5 . See also below under compds. lith gacha labartha leat may your words prosper, MR 160.5 . do maith ┐ l.¤ dúib tibi prosit, LL 279b 33 ( SG 414.25 ). nocon ḟétaim less na l.¤ , LL 208b26 . cómhairle ar les ┐ ar lith Uladh, ITS v 8.20 . l.¤ .i. sén uaire passing prosperity, O'Cl. lith sén nó uasal, O'C. 1282 ( H.3.18 p. 534 ). lith .i. sona, Lec. Gl. 471. ? do fomna Déissi do lith áinfir, SG 80.1 .

(b) Hence omen: adrad lítha `worship of auguries', Hail Brigit 14.14 . cia lit[h] bét for sétaib suadh, Anecd. i 52 § 14.

III

(a) In phrases. is l.¤ la pleases: is l.¤ lim-sa do chomlann . . . d'fhaghail, MR 296.1 . nír lith leis, 250.22 . `dammad l.¤ letsu'. `is l.¤ immorro', LL 230a26 - 7 ( TTr. 958 ). ró doghruinne nar líoth lais, DDána 73.30 . dá madh l.¤ ┐ dá madh lánur- lamh ré Lugh, Cath MT 466 . gníomhradh nach líoth linn, Keat. ii 4457 . nir ba l.¤ (nir mhiadh leo v.l.) leo / suide na longad, FDG 209 . l.¤ laithi: Laegaire Lorc ba lith laithi / ro gab Lifi lucky was the day, Lec. 303c42 ( LL 4875 ). fó l.¤ see 1 fó; cf. ragat, cenip fo lith lem, BNnÉ 304 § 14 . olc l.¤ lit. it is bad luck , hence as quasi adv. alas , opposite of fó l.¤ : olcc l.¤ on, abannscal. olinmanach intan robonárlet peccad do denum, RC xxxi 303.25 . olc lith, ol in clerech, na rabha cidh anmcara accut, xxvi 362.17 . olc l.¤ dolluid ind nathir / cosin n-athir dia chathir `an evil day', Im. Brain 45 . olc li[th] don bith cráifeach `an evil hap', Ériu xviii 62 § 20 . olc l.¤ i torchair mac Duind, LL 195b20 (díl, Met. Dinds. iii 150.9 ).

(b) Freq. in chevilles: lith gan acht, Fen. 348.21 . lith cen ail, RC xxiii 420.5 . l.¤ cen chaemna, Arch. Hib. ii 73 § 47. lith cen geis, SR 275 . lith co n-aiph, ML² 756 . l.¤ co mbuaid, Fing. R. 450 . lith nach gann, Acall. 2518 . lith ngaile, Met. Dinds. iii 66.1 . lith ṅgle, TBC 1677 . l.¤ ro lá, LU 2837 ( ZCP xviii 172.7 ). l.¤ úas tuind `a festival over the waves', Ériu iv 136.y .

Compds. ¤adba: hit lithadba festal dwelling, Corm. 4.z . ¤baile: gáet co l. láechbress `exulting in fury', Met. Dinds. iv 176.2 . ¤laithe festival (in some of follg. perh. phr. l.¤ laithe, see above): líoth laithe .i. la sollamna no fésda, O'Cl. 'sin chethramad líthlathiu (of week of judgment), SR 8101 . fri ceilebrad ind líthlaithi hisin, Lat. Lives 5.5 . ma teccmai lith laithe no dail no thocomracc tuaithe, Laws v 396.21 . il lithlaithi na Samhna, BLism. 109ra24 . Also perh. omens: séna ┐ soloda ┐ líthlatheda lána, LL 219b8 . sén nā soladh nā líth laithi-si an laoi aniú, Cath MT 215.

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epithet (probably in origin n.pr.) of Láegaire son of Úgaine Már and brother of Cobthach Cael Breg. The various explanations of lorc in Cóir Anm. and St. Gl. 449 below suggest identification with his grandson Labraid Loingsech Māen with whom, according to O'Rahilly ( Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. p. 102 ), he is ultimately to be identified. The other glosses probably have the same origin. From him the territory of the Laigin was called Lorcmag. Laeghaire Lorcc .i. Laegaire garg, nam lorcc garg dicitur. Nó l.¤ .i. sladach. lurcos enim dicitur .i. rapax deuorator. Laegaire Lorcc tra .i. finghalach .i. fingal dorighnedh fair ┐ dorinne for nech. nam lorcc .i. finghal, Cóir Anm. 176 . l.¤ .i. balbh, St. Gl. 449. Lec. Gl. 299 . l.¤ lurconenim Graece, auidus deuorator interpretatur Latine. l.¤ didiu angbaid nó fordiu- glantaid, O'Mulc. 780 . l.¤ .i. lurcon a greig deuorator (sic leg.) interpretatur latine. l.¤ didiu angbaid no laind. O'C. 1291 ( H. 3.18, 537 ). is ainm do garg `l.¤', Met. Gl. p. 25 § 24. Laoghaire L. . . . ionann l.¤ ┐ fionghal, Keat. ii 2493. Cf. also Life Luirc, LL 7351 ; and Cellach ro slat leirg for Lorc , LU 4154 where Lorc seems = Laignib = Lorcán: ma ro bith ua Breasail Bric / . . . / ní ticfa Laighnech fo lorc (= Lorcán mac Faoláin, rí Laighen whose death is recorded here), FM ii 648.16 .

Compd. ¤mag the territory of the Laigin: re rígaib Lorc- maige, LL 6901 . do laechraid lūaith Lorcmaige, ZCP viii 117 § 1 .

2 lorc

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x see lorg.

? lorcán

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ind (1 lorc ? or * lorc 'mite' Hermathena ci 37 n. 43 ) l.¤ gan lacht / bochtán na mbocht (of a dead pig). Ir. Texts i 30 § 43. Cf. lorgán.

1 lorg

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Forms: lorg, llorg

n o,m. lorg (ón tṡlicht), IGT Decl. § 67. ? Orig. n. n s. a llorg so, RC x 216.49 (Echtra Nerai), but reading uncertain.

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(a) trace, vestige, mark, impression : fuillecht ┐ eis (.i. l.¤) a cos isin cloich, Trip. xlvii 35 . in tin(e)adh a mberthar l.¤ na gaite (sic leg.), muna fedann l.¤ na gaidi do cur dibh, O'C. 290 ( H. 3.18, 159 ). sochaigh do anntestaib ro batar andsin ┐ ro frith in gait acu; no ro dibad l.¤ eturru, O'C. 352 ( H. 3.18 193c ) (i.e. owing to their number the actual thief could not be traced, Plummer MS. notes). aenguin a[n] gataigi, . . . no deargl.¤, . . . no aenḟiacail in meic diri . . . , is slan acht cu taisbentar a mart dun ti isa selb the track of blood(?), O'D. 2410 ( Rawl. B 506, 52b ). an saitheach . . ara mbí l.¤ an bhainne, Rule of Tall. § 10b . combo léir lorcc a asnaigh triana ionar. Mart. Don. 164.4 . an dealbh gan lórcc áladh uirre, Beatha S.F. 3150 . l.¤ a n-áitighthe (traces of habitation), Content. vi 63 . nī raibhi lorcc nō sliocht loisge air, Beatha S.F. 2174 .

(b) track, trail, path, course : l.¤ .i. slighi, ut est dorenar be loirge landire .i. ben conaire in filed, O'Dav. 1155 (but loirge must be 2 lorg). Cf. mna . . . gaibht(h)er do chennaibh l.¤ ┐ conar, O'D. 2356 ( Rawl. B 506, 41a ) (oppd. to ben dlig- thech, ibid.). hond lurc gl. calli, Ml. 35a15 . lorc gl. trames, Sg. 66b2 . Dīa dam frim l.¤ `behind me', Thes. ii 350.15 ( Hy. vi 2 ). in cu for banlurg co srubluin . . . in cu for dergl.¤ co fir-lomnacht isin caill, Laws iii 412.11 , 15 - 17 (`contrast between an unmuzzled (lomnacht) dog, intended to track and kill, and a muzzled dog, intended only to track and not to kill', Plummer MS. notes). cía ragas ina ndíaid co taesead i ll.¤ chugamsa? that they may come behind me(?), BDD² 297 . Indergi . . . do toitim a llurg Congailaigh i Connachtu on C.'s expedition into Connacht, AU i 472.11 . uch, a Dhé, mo l.¤ tar lionn my journey across the sea, Aithd. D. 53.5 . derc timcholl Laigen a lorcc bloodstained his course, Ir. Texts ii 34 § 27 . docondcatar an bachall ag ergi cuca as carruicc cloiche . . . ┐ do ling sreb uisce as a lorc `track', BCC § 133 (p. 134.21) . Of books: ro aithscriobus so an tan so ar mo lorcc fein (i.e. copying my own transcript), BNnÉ 182 § 41 . lorcc na seinleabur do lenmain, 182 § 41 . l.¤ an pinn do leanus i.e. I only followed the copy before me, O'Gr. Cat. 139.8. Fig. cinnus bías an líne / nách l.¤ fíre a mbretha? `whose judgments follow not truth', ZCP iii 31.25 . leanamhain an luirg dhírigh, DDána 52.3 . a fhir nach leanann l.¤the course appointed by God(?), 15.1 . ní handóich d'airigh Boirche, / dá leanta l.¤ breathnoighthe the expected course(?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 177.158 . rún mo chroidhe . . . / do réir luirg do thoile teilg `according to Thy will', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiv 5.

As quasi-vn. tre mac aonghuis do lorg linn / bolg tinn ar gach caolbhois chuir[r], Rel. Celt. ii 234.31 .

(c) In phrases, for ¤ , later ar l.¤ , i l.¤ in pursuit, following after : dotháet . . . for l.¤ in tslóig, LU 4782 ( TBC² 289 ( lorc )). an lucht ara tiagar l.¤ who are being pursued, O'C. 2546 ( Eg. 88, 45 ). tainic . . . for l.¤ ┐ for slicht Poimp, CCath. 1372. for lurcc a ech i[arn]a ngaid uad, Ann. Conn. 1295.5 . fer i llurg, Fianaig. 38.7 . hi lorcc, RC x 216.48 . imrulat . . . / i llurg int slúaig following, SR 3443 . gatar dam . . . ó Choncraid. Luitth Conchraid ina lurgc, BColm. 56.14 . do bhádar lá i lurg Muire / muintear Ioruaith, Aithd. D. 49.24 . co riachtatar eing i neing i lurg áonluincce, Hugh Roe² 246.29 . nī daimeōntar go suthain thú a (= i?) lorcc h'aith- reachuis, Beatha S. F. 2750 . creda na lorg `a credo after it', Ériu xvi 28.9 . cúicc scillingi . . . i lurcc chiosa na bain- rioghna, FM v 1842.2 . dia bheith hi rrighi for lorcc a athar in succession to, BNnÉ 3 § 2 . ni aittreba neach dot seimedh Temair for do lorcc, 325 § 41 . bá ar lurg araili no gabhtha righi na Tartraidhi in hereditary succession, Marco P. 83. na dearbhtha baoí aicce ar lorcc a ṡinnsear ar an Moentacht `the proofs that he had of his right to Moentacht, in succession from his ancestors', FM vi 2350.7 . Cf. ceithri flatha asa l.¤ descended from him, Hy Maine 165.26 .

scíath tar l.¤ see s.v. 2 scíath.

Attrib. g s. cráeb luirg supporting staff(?): craobh luirg na lámh gclóghonta `the tree marked by (the blood of) His wounded hands'. Aithd. D. 60.24 (but: perhaps `walking staff of (i.e. held in) . . .', n. ). ar an gcreideamh is craobh luirg / creideamh ag gach aon dá fheirg, Dán Dé (`the reward of following the faith'). cú luirg sleuth-hound: do léiccitt cona luircc for a foilleacht, FM vi 1904.3 . Cf. Hugh Roe² 16.27 . Of a warrior: an cú luirg ó Loch Éirne, IGT Decl. ex. 792.

(d) Fig. example, pattern, model (esp. in phrases ar l.¤ , lenaid (do) l.¤ , beirid l.¤ , etc.): ar lorcc a līne reimhe like his ancestors before him, Sits v (1919) 92 § 4 . ro chansat fríu nach ar lorcc na righe rob áil le hAbán a ghniomha do bheith, acht lenmain don fír-Dhia, BNnÉ 3 § 4 . do réir mur labharas l.¤ a n-athar . . . dóibh `example', Celtica v 181 § 11 (leanus ┐ labharas, v.l.). a beith 'na heinEaglais; a beith catoilice . . . a beith ar l.¤ na n-absdal, Parrth. Anma² 1621 . Similarly do l.¤ : do l.¤ cinidh do bhun bháidhe / dlighidh cur a láimhe linn following the example of, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 251.51 . co lenand fer na leth-fiadnaise l.¤ Iúdais, PH 7623 . inghean nach leantar a l.¤ `maid inimitable', A. Ó Dálaigh viii 10 . ag fágbháil shómpla aguinn do chum sibhse dho leanmhuin dá l.¤ , 1 Pet. ii 21 . ag lenamhain . . . luirg an tí do bhochtaighedh ar ar son `the footsteps of him . . .', RSClára p. 50.16 . do leanadar lorcc S. Froinsias leith re haibíd ┐ re crádhbhadh, Bheatha S. F. 1397 . sint Aibhisdin san iúl díreach / dual dá bhráithribh breith a luirg, DDána 59.25 . an saoghal do chur do luirg / isteach ar fud an ghlan-uird, Content. xiv 36.

II

(a) rear, rearguard (of a retreating army): co ttarrus e ittir na bú ┐ an lorcc, FM ii 946.13 . tosach lais a [g]crích anechtair, ┐ lorc iar [g]cách, BR 68.12 . remthus la sil Rosa Failgi a forgabail ┐ a ndeoraid i lurg in aenaigh, LL 215a8 . dlegar do slóg Síl Luideach / rémtus catha sluag Mumneach / ┐ beith i llurg fo deóid, Cog. 54.18 . Cf. Keat. iii 3076 . do congaib [Medb] l.¤ go setrech ar na sluagaib guarded the rear(?), Celt. Rev. iv 208.20 . ? co ndergensat l.¤ ┐ tosach iar suidheiu threw them into confusion, Anecd. ii 61.5 (forthaib iar suidiu, v.l.).

dochor (or dochraite) luirg harrying the rear, inflicting loss on a retreating army : rugadar cuid d'a mhuinntir ┐ do h-imreadh dochar luirg orra le Mac Craith, Ériu i 104.11 . dochur luirg do immirt fair, Rawl. B 503, 25b (Plummer MS. notes). co tarrus drem dia muintir ┐ co ro himred dochraite luirg forro lais, 22d .

(b) troop, band, company : dia nime nim-reilge hil-lurgu i n-eghtiar ar muichtea meit . . . .i. nim reilge Dia i lurg na ndemna . . . i lurg demna icam breth i n-iffern, RC xx 154.1 - 5 ( ACC 3 ). do silad brethre De hi clúasaib cach duine dia thabhairt a lurg Díabail dochum nimi, ZCP iii 210 § 18. trí luirg . . . do Chormac oc tochím do Crúachnaib, LU 4488. in tres lórc . . . broitt chorcra impu, 4497 . Art, . . . / imman- aigtís luirg ar leirg `round whom rode troops', Met. Dinds. ii 14.54 . in mūir im a lína l.¤ , BR 92.6 . .xx. mile traigthech 'na tri lorgaibh, CCath. 4978 . i tosach luirc na n-occ, . . . i ndereth luirc na clérech, Lism. L. 349 - 50 . do bheireadh a lorcc iomlán lais as gach tír i tteighedh, FM vi 2240.5 . Hence row, array : trí luirg ḟíaclai ón huí diaraile ina cind, BDD² 923 . lánchenn trí l.¤ línḟíaclach, 908 . Of a flock of birds: ba hálaind tra ┐ ba caín in t-énl.¤ ┐ in t-énamar boí leu, LU 10572 . noí fichit én . . . cach fiche inna lurg fo leith noí luirg dóib, 10573 .

(c) progeny, descendants: is l.¤ la síl Lugdach lóir / Laígsig, Met. Dinds. iii 16.205 . d'imthig . . . gan l.¤ sine prole, Hy Maine 166. 25 .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤báid: San Clara . . . / tearc a-nuas do lean a lorgbháidh, PBocht 1.12 . ¤buiden: cetheora longbuidhne dia sloghaibh `four lines of troops', Hugh Roe² 116.3 . ina ttríbh lorccbhuidhnibh lerdha, FM vi 2282.11 . ¤ḟuilliucht trace or track of an army: tancatar for slichtlorg in tṡlúaig. Fuaratar lorgḟuilliucht fer ṅ-hErend seccu assin chrích i n-araile, TBC 641 . ¤líne: do ergittis na cethra uile ina lorccline i ndeadhaid in charpaitt `in their order of march', Misc. Hag. Hib. 25 § 37.

(ii) With adj. ¤úr: drong na scolblong lorgúr leathan `swiftly chasing', Ó Bruad. i 40.11 .

(iii) With vb. ¤íarraid seeks to follow : boirb-bhriathra co mbriocht rē gcois / nach loirgíarfa ar sliocht seanchais, Content. xxi 3.

2 lorg

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Forms: lorc, lorg, lorg

n ā, f. but d s. lorc dromma, Ml. 51a8 . a s. lorg catha, Todd Nenn. 184.4 . lorg f., IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) staff, stick; rod or wand of office: lorc isind laim aili is samlid insin imme[t]ét . . . int ais lósc, Ml. 45c9 . dobert- side in loirc do bai 'na laim do (a king's sceptre?), Ériu v 36.22 . rechtaire teghlaig C. . . . Isí a lorc teglaig fail úasa, BDD² 800 ( LU 7186 ). slicht a luirge ina diaid, Triads 103 . ba híat a slegha ba lorga fosaighthi doibh `props', CCath. 2312 . a llorga ┐ a mbachla ina lámaib, PH 5103 . beir mo luirg [fessin] lat . . . ┐ rega gach conair bus ail duit, 2232 . rogerr a slegh ┐ dorindi l.¤ di (of a warrior turning pilgrim), ZCP vi 84.32 . an l.¤ no an baitín do bí n-a laimh (of Colum Cille), xi 142.33 . . . . mic Flaithbhertaigh an trostáin .i. a l.¤ Rómha (i.e. a pilgrim's staff), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 3.9 . na daine . . . threigis an saeghal uile, ┐ gabus sgriptha ┐ l.¤ do ghradh Dia (virga). Smaointe B. Chr. 6071 . colg ara clúimh / sa l.¤ na láimh (of a dead pig, because he was setting out like a pilgrim on his last journey?), Ir. Texts i 31.47 . l.¤ dromma the spine : hó lorc dromma [nō] delc gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 . na lorgdromma gl. spinas (? leg. lorg[a] d.), Gild. Lor. 169.

Used in some kind of proof or ordeal for determining the paternity of children of madwomen who have not been affiliated during the lifetime of the (putative) father: meic na mban mear so ┐ nucur astadh iat i mbeathaidh a n-athar, ┐ isedh dlegar dib a n-astudh ar a ligi (= luigi) go loirg no go mbreithir no go sulgnais, O'C. 2295 ( Rawl. B 506, 28 ). tri fira is luga a fenechas .i. l.¤ ┐ briathar ┐ sulgnais .i. a l.¤ on mir gan urlabra, a briathar on mir co n-urlabra, a sulgnais on ciall maith gin urlabra, O'C. 603 ( H. 3.18, 295 ) = Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 63 (`Spur'). a mhiond loirge mar luighe / gu ngoirge Ḟinn ḟalmuire, IGT Decl. ex. 2021.

(b) club, cudgel : l.¤ gl. claua, Ir. Gl. 52 . l.¤ .i. lúi airg .i. lāich í, Corm. Y 805. quia regem laginensium occidit .i. din tomad tuc fair dia luircc, Fél.² clxx 2 . .ix. slabrad iairn a cind cacha luirgi, BDD² 1280 . co trí lorggaib íarnaidib ina lámaib clí, MU² 775 . ethaid in luirg n-āairn ro bae triasin slabraid iron bar, Otia ii 86.16 . nir bo sop i n-inad largi [sen], Cog. 100.23 (of Brían Bóruma, a proverbial phrase). fuaim luirgi re luirigh, CCath. 6078 . gona ruibhne rena ghualainn / gona luirg fa luath a ngoil, ML 20.26 .

l.¤ áne hurley: tíagait tri coecait mac leis cona lorcaib áni, LU 5907 . a bunsach ┐ a l.¤ áne, 4868 . focherdat dano an tri .lll. lórg ána fair, 4877 . turcbaid . . . a oenluirg n-ániusa ┐ dícuris na trí coicait l.¤ , 914 . Without áne: bla liathroide l.¤ ┐ poll ┐ log . . . donti buailis in liathroid da luirg, Laws iii 554.3 - 4 (Text and Comm.). focheirdseom ūad a līathrōit ┐ a lloirc, TBC² 523.

l.¤ anfaid (anfad fury): atchíu fer chucund . . . l.¤ anfaid inna láim. Calg dét fóa choim (of Mac Roth), LU 5595 ( lorc anfaith, TBC² 1112 ). co táinic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg anfaidh 'na laim, Met. Dinds. iv 294.20 (cf. ZCP iii 240 § 34 ). Cf. lorg adúathmar íarnaidi 'na láim, cend anbthen fhurri ┐ cend álgen . . . fuirmid in cend n-anbthen for cendar na nónbor condas-marband . . . Fuirmid in cend álgen forru condas-bethaigend, MU² 628.

(c) handle or shaft of an implement, etc.: for teora[ib] lorggaib a[i]thich—lorgg ḟorcha, lorgg ṡamthaige, lorgg rám(m)ai, Críth Gabl. 531.2 . co na fuil aici acht rigi na tri larg; l.¤ a suisti, ┐ l.¤ a bela ┐ l.¤ a fidba (of an aithech), Laws iii 106. 14.15 Comm . caire cona inbiur(b) cona lorggaib, Críth Gabl. 174 . a lorga maela (of hurleys), Ériu v 28.17 . tócbais a thēig libair for a luirg isin fraigid `on the peg in the wall', Aisl. MC 11.27 .

(d) the membrum virile : secht nartim ina luirg (of Fergus mac Roig), Ériu iv 26.11 . tintā Fergus do debaid fri Coinculaind. `Olc dait . . . mo dīguin; is gairit mo lorc lat', TBC² 1210. See O'Brien, ÉC iii 369 f .

(e) g s. used attributively in several phrases (meaning is not always apparent) (i) áe loirge (áe lawsuit): ? ceas[c] co taet ae in-airecht la Feine? Nī. Ae loirge ar as ae lobair andsin, ae gacha bannsgaile, O'C. 1614 ( 23 Q 6, 6a ) = cesc co ted ae i n-airecht la fene. Ae luirgi ar is ae lobuir annsin, ae cach bannscaile na fil folta (.i. na feine) na iardin (.i. iarmbreth- emnus) le na turbaid, O'C. 1269 ( H. 3.18, 514 ). (ii) bard loirge name of one class of the dáer-baird `Barde der Geschlechts- nachfolge', Thurn., IT iii 110 § 8 , translating 1 lorg: anmand na ndóerbard . . . culbard ┐ srutbard ┐ bard lorge ┐ drisiuc, IT iii 5.y . bard loirgi gan aisde ndilis the b. l. has no character- istic metre, iii 23.5 . (iii) bé loirge: direnar be luirge landire be loisde luineatha alaile, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A 7, 153b ) (`a distaff woman is entitled to full compensation-fine; she of the kneading-trough and churn-stick to the same assessment', O'Gr. Cat. 145 ).

(iv) cú loirge: cu loirge [.i.] cu ris na gabann greim lorg, Laws iii 414.26 Comm . (`a club dog i.e. a dog on which a club takes no effect', Plummer MS. notes); but perh. tracking dog. Cf. confusion between 1 and 2 lorg, O'Dav. 1155 s.v. 1 lorg (b). in cu loirgi . . . lan fiach ina cet cinaid seic, mad fri duine foglaidh, mad fri rubu, is aithgin; ar ni riagailter lorg fri rubu, 416.5 Comm .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤ḟertas (later by metath. ¤ḟersat) club or cudgel; iron bar : doghlac a lorg fersat catha .i. túagh thailc throm, Ériu v 174.200 . rabert C. béim d'a lorgḟertais bar na sluagaib, CRR 44 . muadhbemnech na loirc-fersat n-uiriarainn, TBC St. 4653 . luirgfhearsad imreamhar iarnaidhe trés an dá lúib do bhí ar cheann an tslabhra, Keat. ii 6300.

(ii) With adj. ¤remar thick-staved : do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirgremar . . . a timcell Oilella, Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 .

See maglorg.

lorgán

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n o,m. (1 or 2 lorg? or from * lorc 'mite' Hermathena ci 37 n. 43 , EIS 196 ) a term of contempt, straggler(?); sluggard(?): a lorcain luighi / a bolcain buidhi / for tolclar tuighi, IT iii 93 § 141 . uch a lorcain isat olc, 80 § 54 (isid lag, v.l.). See next word and lorcán.

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