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2 ellach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 ellach or dil.ie/19971
Last Revised: 2013

n o, m. In origin probably identical with 1 ellach; in: gabas uaithib... | cennach da cind a aenbo | nocor cean[n]ach nar gab greim | da mhar in t-eallach d'Iacim, ACL iii 244 § 6 , the word seems used in a technical sense: produce (?): cf. síodh Dhé 'gá ceannach ar chrodh | ní dol d'eallach é ó fhior, Dán Dé xxvii 33 .

Collect. goods, property, stock: eallaighe .i. áirnéis tirim no áirnéis tighe, O'Cl. a dúan ar airech n-ellaig 'you poem in exchange for a loaded pack-horse' EIS 146 § 35 . doberait a n-eallaigi dochum a tented dia tirmugudh, Aen. 270 . Cf. an taisigheacht eallaigh cona cornaib ┐ cona fithchellaib ┐ cona failgib... (an hereditary office in the chief's household), Hy Maine 88.4 (possibly for: t. teallaig; but taoiseach teallaigh, JRSAI ii 344.6 is apparently corrupt). Esp. live-stock, cattle: airneis monaidh nó machrach, ionann san & eallach, caoraigheachd, spré, Kirk (= ACL iii 146 ). aeguridhedh[a] ac timain eallaig, Maund. 157 . cētbainne cach eallaig da mbia acu, 215 . doghebhair annsin hé [sc. an damh] ┐ ellach ele maille rís, BNnÉ 122.9 . ní rangas a les eallach d'ionnraithne ná doras do dhruid there was no need to number the cattle AFM v 1686.13 . marbaidh daine ┐ ellach ITS xiv 152.11 . ar a nellaigibh ┐ ar a ndaoinibh, AFM iv 718 w . TD 23.21 . ionnas go mbiadh suaimhnes...ag na heallaighibh...tar éis a saothair, Ó Héodhusa 159.16 . an teallach ar mhíle cnoc, Psalms l 10 . i mbuar i mbótháinte i n-eallachaibh, Maguires of F. 9 .