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Cite this: eDIL s.v. lurga or dil.ie/31101

n n, usually f., but m. in Cormac's Gloss. s.v. Prull (see Thurn., Wind. Festschr. 20 ). f., IGT Decl. § 5 . shin-bone, shank : sliasat, lurga, delgnach gualann (of the seven bone- breakings), Laws v 354.5 . táncatár a traigthe ┐ a lúirgne . . . co mbátar da éis . . . tancatár tulfethi a orcan co mbátár for tul a lurgan (of contortion of C.C.), LU 6447 - 9 ( TBC² 1933 - 35 ) `the front-sinews of his calves came so that they were in front of his shins', Faraday 90 . do thulaib a lurgan, IT i 271.29 ( FB 37 Eg.). sithremithir cuing n-imechtair cechtar a dá lurgan, LU 6824 ( BDD 38 ). dá lurgain lomchaola, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 91.19 ) = da lurgain lomchaela, Corm. p. 36.34 . lurgu ┐ traigh, Auraic. 1811 . na feadh imon lurgain (of `foot- Ogham'), 5780 . croicend ┐ feithe, gene na lurgan, 5003 . dona luirgnib `crura', Gild. Lor. 189 . brisfither a luirgne, PH 1119 . gérither altan berrtha faebur a lurgan, MR 20.4 . luirgni fiara fochama (of a hag), RC xxiv 196.21 . for na luirgnibh, FM v 1678.13 . a luirgne dho bhriseadh, John xix 31 . na luirgne ┐ an troightheach criaidh-iarainn, TSh. 74. Of a bird: a choss copoigí / a luirgní feadoigi ar feoraind, IT iii 102 § 185. Of a horse: im thsaluinn . . . do chur fan lurgain `cannon', Celtica ii 36.58 . don tuirét . . . fásus 'na cnaim ar lurgain in eich, 69 .

Of plants stalk, stem : luirgne copog, Celtica ii 36.64 . fiodh nuaidhe as a ttaobh tulguidh / lurguin chraobh n-uaini um Ailldin, IGT Verbs ex. 758 . ni bi l.¤ aici (of acanthus mollis), Arch. i 330 § 11 . do fholuigh íad lé loirgnibh lín, Josh. ii 6. an ghne as bheag as fearr .i. gné aga mbí l.¤ dearg ┐ duilleoga beaga (of caulis hortensis), 23 K 42, 393 . Cf. l.¤ an meas tuirc allaid `a staff of tutsan', Rosa Ang. 62.19 where Latin has baculum (stipitem). Also trunk of tree: crann aiga bhfuilid fremha ro ṡerba ┐ lurga ro aimreid, O'D. 849 ( H.3.17, c. 603 ).

For metrical term l.¤ fuach, see fuach and IGT Metr. Faults § 55 - 65 . lurga dialta `staves of syllables', Auraic. 2154.

In n. loc.: iar mbrised a lurgan a Tellaig na Lurgan (Lurcan, Lurcán, v.ll.), ZCP xiv 86.5 . See Hog. Onom. In n. pr.: Mongan mac Fiach[n]ae Lurgan, AU i 94.15 . Lurgu mac Luath, Met. Dinds. iv 122.10 .

Compds. ¤brecc: echlach . . . lurcanbrec (of Lebarchamm), YBL 177a13 ( BB 257b7 ). ¤glas: luirgnech l. (also of L.), YBL 177a30 ( BB 257b23 ).

See 2 lurgu.