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Cite this: eDIL s.v. letrad or dil.ie/30067

Forms: leadradh

u, m. vn. of letraid. leadradh, IGT Verbs § 45.

(a) act of cutting (off), felling, breaching: firepi co mbi ┐ a rinn biraith amail delc, .i. l.¤ sin, Laws i 236.6 Comm . atraracht D. . . . / do l.¤ étaig Saúil to cut off, SR 6376 ( 1 Sam. xxiv 5 ). epe cacha feada .i. l.¤ felling, Laws v 476.2 Comm . gen ledradh in craind, iv 186.25 Comm . lúath a lám ac l.¤ chrand, Met. Dinds. iii 380.6 . techt isin caillig do l.¤ clar do denum long, BB 423b17 . in sliab do chlaidi ┐ do l.¤ rempi to breach, TBC 1585.

(b) act of wounding, lacerating, hacking, mangling, rending : l.¤ quasi latratio (leg. laceratio, ed.). Nō let[h]ar sōud .i. sōud in let[h]air, Corm. Y 847 . l.¤ no guin, O'Dav. 1146. cnamcumach cen letradh cen cnedh, Laws iii 354.y Comm . arm úathmar do guin ┐ do l.¤ , LU 2451 . nóidin . . . ┐ maccóim ica n-athcuma ┐ ca l.¤ , IT i 188.30 ( FA 28 LB). ledradh laindi, IT iii 21 § 60 (diupa lainde, v.l.). forḟóbair [in cú] for l.¤ Connacht, Sc.M. 19 R . tesccad no leod no lettradh, CCath. 3619 . Domhnall hUa Canannan do lethradh a choisi dia tuaigh féin, AU ii 212.10 (an. 1188 ). ica loscad, ica lethrad (sic) (of the torture inflicted on sinners), PH 8307 . ar scoltad a sceith ┐ ar letradh a luirigh, TTebe 3676 . ar letred a haigthi da hingnib, 1855 . a dhriseog . . . / ni ana 'gum leadradh-sa, Buile S. 64.y . ar ledrad na con confaidh `against bite of mad dogs', O'Gr. Cat. 240.15.

(c) wound, gash, laceration : airet bít úra a letartha, ┐ ata nua a créchta, CCath. 2500 . tucatar . . . losa leighis ina ledarthaib, ML² 1268 . rachuir luibi . . . cnesaigthi a ledarthaib an laeich sin, TTebe 1156 .

(d) Attrib. g s. rending, wounding : corbo chonair letartha cach n-ulind . . . don charput sin, LU 6402 (TBC). 'na láimh leadartha biodhbhadh, DDána 73.35 . arm leadartha (destroying weapon) Ez. ix 1 .

See letairt.