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lasamain

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lasamain or dil.ie/29592

i (cf. lasaid)

I As adj.

(a) inflammable : tene . . . do foloman crīn lasamhain di chrund gescach, MacCongl. 125.34 . etrom lasomuin gl. sicut stipullam .i. instabiles `flimsy', Thes. i 3.25 . ni lassamain cech n-oenchrand, TBC-LL¹ 2346.

(b) blazing, gleaming. Of flame, light: supu lasamna do escairt crín, LB 127a32 . ilimud do drithlennaib lasamna `flaming sparks', Stair Erc. 1709 . lesbaire l.¤ , MR 240.1 . ro cuir refead l.¤ fon coccladh, CCath. 3333 . aoibhle loma lasamhna, Aithd. D. 49.34 . Freq. in phr. lóchrann l.¤ blazing torch : go lochrannaibh lasamhnaibh . . . ar comhlasadh, AFM vi 2296.14 . Applied to persons: pailm do mhórchrann . . . / 'n-a lóchrann lonn lasamhoin (of leader), O'Hara 1148 . go bhfuil . . . 'na lóchrann lasamhoin (of St. Augustine), Desid. 4629. So also with láem: ina laem loinrech l.¤ `a burning blazing . . . throng', Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . Of armour, etc.: taidleach na n-arm limtha l.¤ , TTebe 978 . co n-ócaib dubartacha . . . co n-idna ruad lassamain, TBC-LL¹ 5325 . in lann limtha l.¤ . . . lan-taithnemhach, MR 300.8 . ar na letrad . . . do claidbib lainnerda lasanna (leg. lasamna), Cog. 190.12 . Other applications: lec logmar lasamuin, TTebe 318 . ropa lassamna lánálli na llega da ralínait na laechdorais, LL 227a33 ( TTr. 741 ). súile . . . luinneardha . . . lasamna, ZCP i 127.27 . brat l.¤ lochar-bláith uime, Acall. 3488 v.l. Cf. lassamuin b[īad] doligthe, Ériu vii 6.y ( lasamna biad boiligthe, 199.22 ).

(c) Other applications. Of warrior fierce : in leoman lassamain lond, TBC-LL¹ 4184 . ba lond lassamain lán dían Lamidon, LL 225b19 ( TTr. 543 ). trí cēt lāech lasamuin lángēr, Fianaig. 76.5 . sithbe l.¤ loinnfergach, Ériu viii 56.27 . dreagain . . . lasamhna, TD 9.5 . In mock n.pr.: Nel mac Laich L.¤ , Anecd. ii 50.9 . Of emotions, ardent, keen: lasomain ag tabairt luighi gl. is essomain noillach `on fire to take an oath', Ériu xi 174.x = O'Curry 2488 ( Eg.88, 39(40)d ), O'Dav. 781. oighre diongmhála an grádha lasamhuin, Parrth. Anma 23. maille re h-indtinn lasamhain, ITS xxix 123.34 . Criosd do iomchar croichi a pheine lasamhna fein, 154.18 . Adv.: an conach neamhdha do shanntachadh co lasamhain `ardenter', ITS xxix 109.20 .

II As subst. inflammable material : na fríth da chrín ┐ do lassamain ┐ da gualach, MU² 810 . fochnod .i. fochondud, l.¤ dobeir ( doberar, Corm. 20 ) for teinid, Corm. Y 591.