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1 legaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 legaid or dil.ie/29738

 

Forms: legad, legtha

v ā

I Intrans.

(a) melts (away), dissolves; wears away, perishes; crumbles: Belach Legtha ainm in belaig ro legai and, Trip.² 2438 (when Patrick moved a mountain). legf[ait] fothai fudomnai / domuin dein, SR 8081 . legfait [nem ┐ talam] ri tes tened, LU 2498 . corp leghas gl. cadauer, Ir. Gl. 1071 . ro legai ┐ ro lobai ri aingces cech galair, LU 9642. día nos faictís roisc dóenna no legfaitís fo chétóir, 2016 ( FA 8 ). re cind tri tráth ro legai leithchend Lugdach, RC xiii 464 § 71 . leaghfat píasta in mhara lé rotheas na tene, xxiv 382.23 . legaid in cach caire olcena melts away, dissolves in any other cauldron, Laws i 48.9 Comm . dos lecdais itirum iar mbreith ḟir (of blisters raised on the cheek by an unjust judgment), 24.13 Comm . diarlegsat . . . / secht mūir inna prīmchatrach (of Jericho), SR 7347 . ro lega in snechta immi, LU 5858 (H). coro leg in snechta sirbúan, LL 3268 . ermōr ar caem 's ar carat . . . / . . . fīr co lobat, co leaghat, ZCP vi 265 § 21 . go leagh snáth gacha suainimh `until the strands of every rope give way', Aithd. D. 21.8 . ní fhuair treoir go teagh na ngrás / a fheoil gur leagh ag Labhrás, PBocht 16.31 . nach léaghann . . . mo chroidhe tré dhoilgheas, Parrth. Anma 5245 . nocha leagh an taradh the crop does not perish, Aithd. D. 49.2 . Fig. legfadit amal legus cech bréc ele (of deeds), PH 2766. Of the day: wanes, comes to an end : mar leaghann an lá fa dheireadh, DDána 26.13 . cá lá nach leagh? `are not the days slipping by?' Aithd. D. 62.2 .

(b) Of a consonant: amal legas r fri c hi suidiu `as r becomes liquid with c here', Sg. 11b1 .

II Trans. melts, smelts; destroys, wipes out: atbath . . . Lé . . . fó oxail Meic C. ┐ ro leg bruth ┐ allus in miled hé, LU 7976 ( BDD 163 ). cor legam ceir nar cluasaib, LL 3309. ní legand bruith omh einní, Ériu iv 226 § 55 (`half-cooking melts nothing .i. half-measures serve no purpose', Contribb. s.v. om). gan áoltor ngeal no gan gharrdha / nar legh aentadh t'ḟaghla íad, IGT Decl. ex. 544 . tír i leaghann sneachta ag snighe / dearca duine, DDána 111.9 . uisci in aighridh nac leaghann tes do-thuarascabala na peine, ITS xxix 189.32 . leaghfuidh mé sibh . . . ┐ leaghfuighear sibh . . . amail leaghthar airgiod, Ezekiel xxii 20 - 22 . leaghuidh an ghrian chorpordha an sneachda, Mac Aingil 300 . Fig. a lochta do leagh an ógh `has blotted out his sins', PBocht 13.22 . leigheann lúthgháir an formadach the joy (of another) grieves the envious man(?), Párl. na mB. 1451 .

Vn. legad. Part. legtha.