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elit , ailit

Cite this: eDIL s.v. elit , ailit or dil.ie/19964

 

Forms: ailite, elt, eillti, eillte, eilit, eillti, elte, ellt, eillteadh

n f. g s. ailite, LU 64a5 . eillte, Ir. Monthly 1921, 115 . n p. elt, LL 265a 14 . eillti, Cóir Anm. 26 . eillte GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 227 . Keat. ii 2785 . eilit, Job xxxix 1 . a p. eillti, Trip. 72.10 = elte, Todd Lect. v 22.7 . g p. ellt, Anecd. ii 30.18 . eillteadh, IGT, Decl. 662 .

A doe, hind: ailit cona loeg = cervam cum vitulo suo Todd Lect. v 16.6 = Trip. 230.22 . elit elifia (= ἐλάφεια) graece cervina interpretatur , O'Mulc. 385 . port hi fuirsitis innelit, Thes. ii 242.5 = Trip. 346.6 . issidi noblighed na heillti, Trip. 72.10 ( Todd Lect. v 22.7 ). Acall. 6582 . cétt damh n-allta ra cēd n-ellti, Anecd. ii 30.18 . an oss cona elet, BColm. 60.27 . masat elti glenna garba, LL 265a14 = MU 22.5 . laoigh breca a broinn oiss-eillti, Ériu vii 197.7 . mar elit d'éis a láeicch a doe bereft of her fawn ACL iii 305 iv § 3 . Job xxxix 1 . eilid, Jeremiah xiv 5 . sdéd gán dóich urraim na n-eillteadh a steed whom the deer are like to respect (i.e. it will excel them in speed) IGT, Decl. ex. 662 .

Fig., of a lively, nimble person: oc tofund na ailite ucut ConCulaind, LU 64a5 (= TBC-I¹ 781 ). TBC-LL¹ 2091 .