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leó

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x see léod.

léo

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: léu, leü, banleu, léu, leo, léo, leon, leoman, leomain, leomain, leómain, leomun, leoman, leo, léom, leom, léoman, leoman, leoaman, leomain, leoamain, leomain, léón, liūin, léoman, leomain, léoman, leomhainealta

n (Lat. loanword) lion. Form and declension vary. (i) léo , léu. n s. in leü , Blathm. 404. banleu, Études Celt. xi 125 - 6 , 194 . in léu , Trip.² 1756. leo , Rawl. 116c11 . SR 5715. TBC-I¹ 3280 . 3305 (YBL). TBC-LL¹ 5405. a s. léo , LU 4841 ( TBC-I¹ 351 ). IT i 158.5 (: gléo). g p. inna leon (gl. leonum), Ml. 75b2 . (ii) léoman o, m. (? by metath. < lat. leonem, but see Sprache xliv 35 ). n s. in leoman , TBC-LL¹ 4184. PH 6383. Acall. 5931. g s. leomain, FA 18 (LB). in leomain , PH 7531. TBC St. 2318. leómain, PH 3437. d s. leomun, 8403 . g p. leoman, Fél. Ep. 500 (: deodam) (perh. to (iii)). (iii) léom n, m. (? orig. f.) (back formation from (ii), but see Sprache xliv 35 ). n s. leo , Rawl. 116a41 (? or leg. leo ). léom, SR 8322. leom, TBC-LL¹ 500. g s. léoman, LU 5442 . (ind) leoman , SR 7368. leoaman, 6098 . a s. and d s. leomain, LU 6463. SR 5722. leoamain, 5720 . 6102 . ( SR 7368 , 6098 , 5720 and 6102 are all trisyllabic, metri gratia). n p. inna leomain , Ml. 80a 10 . Also léón, ZCP ii 362.26 (: Antéon). ? n p. na liūin (: fortriūin), viii 217 § 9 ( Rawl. 158.17 ); and ? léoman ā, f. a s. amal leomain londchrechtaig, TFerbe 733 . But cf. amal léoman . . . letarthaigh, TTr.² 1477 and see O'Brien, Celtica iv 102 .

(a) Freq. in comparisons: gnása ingen macdacht . . . ┐ brotha léoman, LU 7261 ( BDD² 895 ). co n-aicniud leomain, FA 18 (LB) = co n-aicniud lecdu, LU 2117 . as bruth biasta. As fercc leomain . . . .i. Conall Cernach, TBC St. 4565. leomhan sud ar cruas croidhe, Irish Texts ii 102 § 48 . leó ar nert, AFM vi 2296.23 . amail leoman lond . . . cratir ima culenaib, Cog. 188.19 . Classified among the canines: a ndul a ndealbaib ceithri con .i. B. a ndeilb leomain ┐ F. i richt milchon . . . , RC xxiv 174.6 .

In proverbial expressions: codlad in leomain . . . a súli oslacthi, PH 7531 . ceann i gcuithe leómhain, TD 18.33 (: aimhdheónaigh). gabh múnadh an leomhuin uaim learn from what has happened to me, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 103 § 28 . múnadh an léomhuin, Mac Aingil 1318 .

(b) Of a lion figured in embroidery, etc.: gabhaidh seaca ar snuadh donnchaor / lán leomhan lán corcarchraobh, L. Cl. A. B. 98.138 . ar na himlibh . . . do bhádar léomhain [┐] daim, 1 Kings vii 29 .

(c) Very frequently applied to a warrior: Mōen Labraid Loṅgsech / leo nīthach, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 2 ( Rawl. 116c11 ). gabsus leo, Lugaid, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17§ 10 . ōtbath leō Liphi lessaig, Bruchst. i 50 § 111 ( AFM an. 884 ). in léu Éugan macc Néill, Trip.² 1756 . leomain lonna . . . na nGoedel, Cog. 160.19 . síol Néill . . . na leomhain ó mhuigh Midhe, L. Cl. A. B. 104.87 (: Eoghain). Cf. Lucifer léom as dúru, SR 8322.

(d) pn The constellation Leo : dia mbad i Leomhuin . . . no beith in grian, CCath. 1029. Leo, Uirgo, Libru, Scoirp scrus | Saigitair, Capricornus, SR (Greene) 219 . i mmís Iúil in grían i lLeō (: lāngleō), SR (Greene) 245 .

(e) As npr. m. Leo : noí mblíadna don tres-Léomain (: chair), ZCP x 270.15 . co tétríagail tres-Léoman, 16 .

Compd.: ¤elta n pride of lions : don leomhainealta , DDána 89.5 .

1 leo

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n (B. na f.) limb: mo l.¤ .i. mo bhoill, IT i 163. 4 and gl. 34 . l.¤ ball ┐ arg loech (etymol. of lárac), Corm. 26 , Corm. Y 804 . cor tuidhrigh l.¤ da memraib di, ACL iii 311.2 .

2 leo

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x see la.

3 leo

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n (? Fr. lieu place): inadh darub ainm P. .i. l.¤ [a nuimir míltedh ata] idir Pairis ┐ sin-Denis, Fier. 257 ( league , from Fr. lieu = leuga, Stokes p. 387 ).

5 leo

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ind Miserion [leg. Mezereon] .i. laúiri (leg. l.¤ úire, Ed.), ACL i 326 § 34 (Med. Gl.).

? 4 leo

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ind l.¤ .i. gai, ut est, Ni acra iar nguin Galeoin go .i. nocho n-acraimsi coirpdire isin fer iar na guin don gha leothach no don gha ledarthach, O'Curry 979 ( H 3.18, p. 422b ). ? ro īr dam . . . deich l.¤ leithnia, deich mbroit mbrecphuphall, Ériu ii 28.27 (= l.¤ leithcnia (c suprascript), YBL 124b34 ).

Compd. ? fri Lóegairi leoairrbi, LU 8907 ( FB 68 , rhet.).