ilach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ilach or dil.ie/27241

Forms: ilach, ilach, ilaig, ilaid, ilach, hilchu, ilach, ilaigh, ulaig, ilaig, iolach, ilaige, ilach

n o, m. n s. ilach uallach, LU 3840. a s. ilach, O'Curry 1257 (< H 3.18, p. 508 ). Ériu ii 95 § 3. g s. ilaig (MS. inaig), Hail Brigit § 8. ilaid, O'Curry 1257 (< H 3.18, p. 508 ). d s. ilach, Metr. Dinds. iii 408.8 . a p. hilchu, Fél. March 9. Later sometimes ā, f.: n s. an ilach , IGT Decl. ex. 1189. a s. in ilaigh , BB 494b9 . ulaig, IT iii 512.1 . d s. fo ilaig (v.l. iolach), RC xiii 393.16 . But cf. a p. ilaige, SG 358.y .

(a) a cry of exultation, a shout of victory ; also the barking or howling of dogs: ilach gl. p[a]ean, Thes. ii 227.22 (Pcr.). i. ilactis (ὑλαχή) graece, latratio latine , Corm. Y 769. i.¤ ilactis graece, latratus latine, ar it cosmaile cuana ┐ choinhuala ┐ i.¤ , O'Mulc. 711. ní hi.¤ im soegond ... comruc friu, BDD² 1297. ro díchend Feradach hé ┐ ro lá a ulaig commaidmi, IT iii 512.1 . i.¤ iar mbuadugad, Laws v 358.5 . focerd i.¤ , i 244.6 Comm. gl. buacdtair a gnim i tuaith, 240. y . To utter this shout over a crime was to become an accessory after the fact and incurred penalties (Plummer MS. notes) : fir ilaid alid son sechtmad .i. sechtmad in coirpdire ar in fer dorinde in i.¤ mbuadaigthe ..., O'Curry 1257 (< H 3.18 , p. 508 ). ni curtar i.¤ na gair cocluiche, BCrólige § 61. dia túargaib fri hilchu | grían `to whom the sun arose with paeans,' Fél. March 9. na ralat demnae ilcha (v.ll. ilcho, ilchu), Ériu iii 102 § 29. gáir a ilaig (MS. inaig) īar cech mbūaid, Hail Brigit § 8. cid bindem lat rochúala ? ... i.¤ íar mbúaid, Tec. Corm. § 10.4 . i.¤ uallach uabrech ard, LU 3840. tucsat a rith robalc | in chonart dia n-i.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 408.8 . tuc Goll a i.¤ (v.l. osnadh) mīled ōs aird, ML² 1893. rola badbh béldearg biorach | iolach im cenn fFergaile, TFrag. 40.z . dogniad ilaige móra ann sin ac mórbuaid a crábaid, SG 38.28 . go ttuccsat ... gregha iomdha leó ┐ teacht go n-iolach ┐ go n-aithes for ccúla, AFM v 1288.6 . Of the wind's howling : ba-sa tan | nī folabrainn i.¤ gamh, Ériu ii 95 § 3. In the name of a metre : cro cumaisc ... inso acna filedaib, i.¤ Maelain Muaid ocna drúthaib, IT iii 81.z . By transference, victory ?, triumph ? : ro rathaighset fir Mhumhan cur bho iluch damhraidi moiri rous dith uili amhlaidh sut, RC xliii 50 § 50. mór an i.¤ an ḟóbairt, IGT Decl. ex. 1189. fríth i.¤ dó fo dered | i cath birach Blattened `bane befell him,' Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 14.

(b) a cry of delight, pleasure: Hiruath cona righain | lasort co lin i.¤ (.i. subai), Thr. Ir. Gl. 126.22 . i .i. subaidhe, Stowe Gl. 443. iolach .i. subhachas, no luthgháir, O'Cl. ? frisingair (leg. frisngair, Ed.) comad ard ilchu, Anecd. i 14.14 .

(c) a shout of lamentation: coro clantar mo lia ... ┐ coro ferthar mo hi.¤ adnaccuil, ZCP iii 3.6 . gol ┐ égem ┐ i.¤ , Trip.² 1670. ro gairseat in ilaigh ... oc gul ┐ o[c] cai, BB 494b9 .

? To this : torc ilaigh aill mara | in n-íathaibh iúil, IT iii 14 § 31 (v.l. tor ninglaig allmairi).

See ilchugud.