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lettrom

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lettrom or dil.ie/30077

 

(leth + 3 trom)

adj I heavy on one side, lopsided, unbalanced : ba leathtrom na leathbuird `leaned over', Caithr. CC 77 . tomus lettromm, MacCongl. 73.29 . Of fights, battles unequal, unfair: troid leathtrom, DDána 87.8 . leathtrom ro chuirseat an cath / Goill agus Gaeidhil, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 152.13 . Of judgements etc. unfair, partial, biassed: breth l.¤ lesmáthar, Ériu iv 98 § 24a . má rugadh breath 'n-a breith leathtruim, DDána 94.14 . leathtrom an cor, 5.15 . Differently in: cearcall theineadh . . . / 'na sgeimheal leathtrom luaimneach lit. heavy-sided (= heavy), Aithd. D. 3.18 ( -uim, Studies 1928, 69 ).

II Similarly as subst.: gan leathtrom learg d'ḟán nó d'ard inequality, DDána 119.18 . le leathtrom cogaidh unequal strife, Studies 1919, 255 § 2 . iomdha leathtrom gum lucht chogaidh, PBocht 18.11 . leathtrom deabhtha, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 344.24 . ? luad lethtruim, MR 262.23 . odchondairc Eochaid leathrom Meadba `Meadb's partiality' (i.e. fondness for Ailill), Ériu ii 182.21 . leathtrom glóir calumny, Aithd. D. 40.20 . méad mo leathtruim, DDána 111.12 . tusa ní claonfa chum lethtruim, SG 35.16 . gan claoini no lethtrom ina breithemhnus, Leb. Gab.(i) 248 n.1 . Hence injustice, oppression, affliction in general: leathtrom muinntire Meidhbhe / . . . ar Magh Muirtheimhne, DDána 92.32 . giorra saoghail cinidh Cuinn / tug Éire fa lán lethtroim, L. Cl. A. B. 259.38 . maoidh do leathtrom lá a chéasda, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 12 . leattrom d'imirt ar an eaglais, TSh. 5386 . ré linn gach leathtruim da luigheadh orra, Keat. ii 1032 . fear leathtruim `oppressor', Proverbs xxviii 16.