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2 lúan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 lúan or dil.ie/30836

Forms: lén

n in phr. l.¤ láith. Perh. 1 lúan in sense of radiance, light . First element also lón (and lon?), lonn, lonna. Second element also irgaile, láich. See én gaile s. lén. Used of some kind of radiation(?) above the head of a warrior in battle. `Krieger-Mond', Heldensage 130 . `Sorte d'auréole qui ne s'effacera qu'à sa mort', Sjoestedt-Jonval. Études Celt. i 12. See also Hennessy, RC i 51 - 2 . fer find . . . / lūan láith i n-airthiur a chind, TBC-I¹ 59 . atrecht in lūan lāth asa mullach, 397 . ūair rod leblaing a lon lāith, TBC-I¹ 1450 = LU 5916 . atracht in l.¤ láith asa étun comba sithethir remithir airnem nócláich, TBC-I¹ 1956 = LU 6471 . no co ticed a lón láith, 10154 . lond láith i n-airthiur a chind, TBC-LL¹ 257 (see p. 374 n. 4 , xxxi ). co ra-chomthócbaiset a lonna láith ósa cleithib, LL 239b43 ( TTr. 1707 ). gur eirigh a lon irgaile uas[a] anail, ZCP vi 44.6 . atraracht an lon láich asa éton, TTr.² 1473 . lónn laoich, Comp. CC 103.x . an tan do fhásfadh lonn laoich Luighdheach `when his warrior frenzy should come upon Lughaidh', Keat. ii 4529. As compd. tarlaic Find a lía 'sa n-áth / ón uair tánic a lond-láth `fury-fit', Metr. Dinds. iv 42.30 . ?Hence l.¤ without qualifying wd. warrior: ós lepaid Lugdaig in lúain, Metr. Dinds. iii 230.51 . ingen Lennglais Lúain, iv 230.9 . l.¤ .i. laoch, O'Cl. is immdai sond tuairgne irgaile ┐ cathluan cathaise `Kampflichter', Alex. 299 . tri cathluain glana, Anecd. ii 61.19 . ? dream danar luain gan friuarad (: cruaidh) `crowds of ready Danars, without cessation', Cog. 112.y . an luan árd, 23 E 26, 245 .