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Cite this: eDIL s.v. luib or dil.ie/30966

Forms: luibe, lubi, luibhi, tutlub, lubae, lube, lubai, luba, lubai, lubaib, luibi, lubgort

n f. g s. luibe. pl. id. (g p. lubi, LU 10641 = luibhi, Ériu xii 156.5 ). Somet. also with non-pal. -b: tutlub, -lob, etc., ZCP i 19 §§ 10 , 12 . g s. lubae, Sg. 61b15 ( lube, 100b2 ). n p. lubai, MacCarthy 62.24 v.l. luba, Alex. 1003 (lubad, v.l.). a p. lubai, SR 7019. d p. lubaib, 969 (n p. luibi, 935 ). Cf. lubgort. In later lang. freq. with n p. -enna, g p. -enn. Less freq. with dental infl. in pl. f., IGT Decl. § 14.

Herb, plant : de rosa dind l.¤ find .i. l.¤ derc gl. rosarium, Sg. 35b2 . gl. tús, 46a13 . ainmm lubae gl. gummi, 61b15 . l.¤ ┐ ní crann gl. nam siler non est inter arbores ponendum, 65a9 . l.¤ gl. cicer, 99b1 . salina .i. nomen lube .i. sálchuach gl. salinatoris, 100b2 . luibgort .i. gort luibe, Corm. Y 821 ( Thr. Ir. Gl. 27 ). cīch .i. κῖκι grég, l.¤ asa taet ass, O'Mulc. 221 . luibh gl. herba, Ir. Gl. 114. apio .i. luibh serbh, RC xiv 227 § 36 . no línta in gríanán sin do lubib boladmaraib ingantaib, LU 10640 . tobertatar na lucuirp luibe do iar sin ina cluasa, Ériu xvi 36.22 . ic loscad láir ┐ luibed in tíre, LB 118a38 . a coic sescat ar tri cet du luibib, Auraic. 1959. luibi cach ṡīl, ACL iii 235.15 . ? a lug gan luibi mar caruíd, MacCarthy 312.3 . do mughu muir mothach mbrughach brug treb dian iach, glossed dianit luibe bradain, LL 393a2 . doromailt . . . etir na lubid árchena ind athaba, RC ii 390.24 . luibe denma draidechta, CCath. 3907 . luibe neime, 3912 . a lan do (o) luibib Gall (recountal of the `díre' of a hen's egg), Laws v 84.6, 10 Comm . ina scris do luibib `herb-gardens' (see note), i 170.20 Comm . gl. im turorgain do bechdin, 166.26 . luibhe gach leirge, PBocht 25.11 . croind ┐ crocha ┐ luibenda, BCC 92.27 . do thionól luibhend fó na coilltibh, AFM vi 1956.28 . mar bhláth na luibhe `the flower of the grass', James i 10 . Fig. luibh an mhachaire Muire, DDána 7.26 . In B. na f. condeisset sund . . . / drūth luibe blogo egae, ACL iii 310 § 4 . For names of specific plants see Hog. Luibhl.

Med. of herbs with curative properties: mad fuar an cuis cuirter ina lepuid é, ┐ luibidh berbthi laim ris, Rosa Angl. 60.z . l.¤ na pairilisi `herba paralysis', 266.11 . Hence with qual. gen. chabra, ícce, leigis healing herb, remedy, panacea in general: luibh chabhra ar gcréacht (of Mary), PBocht 2.24 . níor luibhe chabhra dá chridhe / duibhe a habhra is gile a gruadh (S. Margaret and her suitors), DDána 32.23 . lossa ┐ luibi íci, LU 6341 ( TBC-I¹ 1826 ). lubi ┐ lossa icci, TBC-LL¹ 3588 . a luibh íce t'fhine féin, Aithd. D. 46.23 . ro chuir S. luibheanna íce ┐ leighis re cneadhaibh C., Oss. iii 128.z . ní gnáth milis luibh leighis, PBocht 21.26 . dár ngonaibh-ne is luibh leighis (of birth of Christ), DDána 6.11 . tug duine . . . / luibhe leighis ar ccrechta, Duan. F. ii 396 § 93 . éag gan luibhe dá leigheas, TSh. 1969. Note also: mur luibh choisge fuili, IGT Decl. ex. 1216 . luibh shíodha d'fhuil Éabha (of wounds of Christ), Aithd. D. 64.23 . grás as líonmhaire ná an luibh / ar bhás shíordhuidhe, DDána 35.11 .

In wider sense of plant, material used in the manufacture of articles: ní fil ó turgbáil co fuin / rofesed cia l.¤ a crann what wood was in its shaft (of a spear), Metr. Dinds. iii 122.36 . dá máelasa . . . ┐ ní feas cía l.¤ dia rabadar, Ériu iv 138.28 . inar corccra . . . ni fess l.¤ dia robi, PH 2854 (where ref. is perh. to the purple dye). di umu, no sicip l.¤ di-a mbe, Laws v 410.20 Comm . (of a `sét').

Compds. ¤gáirdín: an uile luibhgháirdín do phlantáil, Corp. Astron. 50.10 . ¤thrén of strong material: seaca leabhar luibthrēan, Celtica iv 110 § 14 . See lubgort.