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belc(h)e

Cite this: eDIL s.v. belc(h)e or dil.ie/5617

 

Forms: belca, bolg(án), bellec

n also belca. In phr. bolg(án) b.¤ name of plant or fungus (see Études Celt. viii 413 ). Cf. bellec gl. fiscina s.v. pellec and for these latter wds. see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 377 n. 3 . bolg belce .i. bēl-cēo .i. cēo tic as[a] bēlaib, Corm. Y 137. docuridar bolc belce dóib for conair . . . cid dia n-apar bolc belce (.i. bélchéo) `puffball' (simind `rush' and gass sanais `sprig of sanicle (?)' follow, each in parallel context), RC xxvi 10. 2 , 3 . comlín de bolgánaib belca `puffballs (?)' (Gloss.), MU² 666. raithnech ┐ clocha ┐ bolca belcheo ┐ gasana sanais (mistaken for armed men), RC xxiii 416 § 29 ( Aided M. 610 ). dona bolgánaibh buadhartha béalcheo, Comp. CC 74.1 .

1 lenn

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Forms: breclenni, lend, llenn, leinn

n ā, f. g s. cecha breclenni , LU 3709 ( SCC 33 ) (but note d s. lend, Corm. Y 329. llenn, K. and H. 10. Leg. leinn?). cloak, mantle (worn by both sexes); freq. in descriptions of warriors: l.¤ no brat formtha gl. sagana, Sg. 51b9 . lend .i. lee-find . . . .i. ainm do brut find, Corm. Y 837 . cumtuch .i. cum thoga bīs .i. co lend, 329 . tri bruit [┐] di le[i]nd (sic leg.?), CS 280.23 . nocha lenadh a snaithedh donahib lennaib, o bentar dib iad, Laws iv 384.30 Comm . fil leind ndeirg ndrolaig immi, LU 4553 ( TBC-I¹ 61 ). a lleind chorcra coicdiabail, LU 3675 ( SCC 33 ). téora lenna brecderga impu, LU 7305 ( BDD² 939 ). do chungid leinne glaisse i.e. a covering of clay(?), Metr. Dinds. iv 330.4 . lend na daim a diablad `a mantle that endures not folding' (fig. of the shield Dubgilla), 9 . in choīcat ingen . . . ina lennaib corcraib, Fing. R. 550 . corcair im cech cumail / mughaidh isna leandaibh (signs of evil times), 23 L 34, 206.23 . sagoque millenio .i. lend buide, PH 7027.

Poetically of the covering of birds, animals, plants: ben a ll.¤ co lon-dath, K. and H. 10 . brat brain, l.¤ luin, H 3.18, 17 marg. sup. ro líathadh do l.¤ (to a deer), BS 78.x . a raithnech . . . / ro rúadhadh do l.¤ , 80.22 .

In nn. pr. (alliterating): D. is L.¤ na lend, Fél. 68.14 . Lug na lend, Festschr. Stokes 8.10 ( LL 207b26 ). C. is L.¤ na leand, AFM i 140.1 .

Compds.

(a) With substt. ¤brat = lenn (usu. in alliterating context): re hanaicentacht leis na lendbrat ligda ` shirts ', MR 180.13 . tugadh lendbratt alaind tar an rígh coverlet , Ériu iii 158.2 . trí chaecait cét lennbhrat Life, SG 362.13 . ¤ḟúan: lendān . . . quasi lend-fūan .i. brat ┐ lēine uimpe, Corm. Y 830 . ¤marccach: gúalu lennmarccaig Liss Breg, Ériu iv 96 § 17 (: gelmaccaib).

(b) With adjj. ¤bras: lighdach lendbras tonach dendmas ro bai immi, Anecd. i 62 § 107 . ¤chaín: Liamoin Lendcáin ` Fair-robe ', Dinds. 22. ? ¤chorcra: brat-lomann lean-chorcra, CRR² 16 . ¤dub: ? don loingis leanndubh laighidh, BB 33a53 (= lengduib, LL 1207 ). ¤glan: dār ob an luchair lendglain / ingin Milcon mōirmenmnaig, RC xxxvii 351 § 10 . na laeich a Luachair lendglain, TBC-LL¹ 521 . a scor saor lennghlan `gay-caparisoned', O'Gr. Cat. 474.18 . ¤gorm: an dá lámhuinn . . . leannghorma, ITS xxiv 102.2 . ? ¤már: Laighsech Lennmhar mac C., ZCP xiii 169.35 . do shliocht Laoíghsigh Leandmhóir, AFM v 1838.x . ¤mas: étaige lígda lendmassa, TBC-LL¹ 5684 (leannmaisecha, lánmaiseacha, v.ll.). ? do C. co med leannmais `of the beauteous tunic', MR 60.8 .

osair, (osar)

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n f. (variant form of esair?) a litter, bed (of rushes, etc.): ro ort Blathnat . . . orgain ossar cēt [i] nglind, ZCP ix 199 ( LL 169b56 = osar, BB 378a40 ), i.e. a [death-]bed for a hundred, see p. 336 ; in Metr. Dinds. iii 254 Gwynn reads: ós Airget-Glind. a raithnech . . . ní hosair fir fuagarta `no bed for an outlaw', BS 80.23 . ? fig. cuairt ngaisi, gnuisi escai, osair airechta (of a judge), ZCP xii 364.26 .

Compds. osairchosair cethora ṅdrong ndeichenbair a litter- couch for forty, TBC-LL¹ 2339 , cf. certchossair cethri ndrong ndechenbair, BDD 87. ¤lár: ro leacc é for osarlar an átha, TBC-LL¹ 3903 St. a n-osarlar an atha, ZCP x 293.27 . Cf. Eng. `bed of a river'. ¤lepa a litter-couch : feis ar osarleaba urluachra, ZCP x 280.13 (= osarleabaidh, viii 550.22 ). sciath . . . ara thoilledh osa airdleabaidh [leg. osairleaba] teora ṅdrong ndeiceanmhoir, 279.20 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 2339. ¤lind: go ttarla C.C. fo osairlindtibh an atha, ZCP x 295 z .

1 raith

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n i, f. fern, bracken (coll.): losa feada, raith, rait, aiteand, Laws iv 148.1 . raith, no rath .i. raithneach. ag losgadh na ratha .i. . . . na raithnighe, O'Cl. ro-ruad rath (.i. raithnech), LU 858 ( ACC 63 Comm. ), cf. RC xx 258 . ngetal .i. gilcach no raith, Auraic. 1190 . tene do raitt ruaidh, BNnÉ 82 § 164 . g s. ic loscud na ratha, Trip. 166.17 . im dire . . . do ratha do atinn, do luachra, Laws i 166 y . ní déne tenid ratha, Ériu i 194.3 . liond ratha fern-ale , Leb. Gab.(i) i 26.3 . tene raitte, BNnÉ 81 § 163 . pl. búar Muman . . . forollscad for ratha `were singed over ferns', Metr. Dinds. iii 218.35 . ? dar leis an uisseōicc mōna . . . as sí féin ar imell raith (: énlaith), ZCP viii 219 § 11 .

raithnech

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n ā, f. (cf. 1 raith) fern, brake-fern (coll.): raithnech ab eo quod est ratis latine .i. raith no raithnech , Corm. p. 39 . ni ḟaca ann . . . acht mad raithnech ┐ clocha, RC xxiii 416 § 29 . dorigne . . . mucca . . . don raithnig, 408 z . tresin raithnig ruaid, LB 274b21 , cf. CCellaig 467 . ruadgaiss raithnigi the red stalks of the bracken , Ériu vii 2.10 . claochluighthear luaith na raithnighe i ngloine, Eochairsg. 59.13 . pl. in distributive sense: dogenaind . . . muca do raithneachaib, RC xxiii 408 § 6 . a bfās mar na raithnechaibh, BNnÉ 180 z . ri raithneach, ACL i 334.49 , perh. the royal fern or osmunda regalis, cf. raithneach ríoghamhail `waterfern, flowerfern or o[s]mund royal', P. O'C.