léine

Cite this: eDIL s.v. léine or dil.ie/29805

Forms: léne

n and t, f. léne, IGT Decl. § 4 (47.z) . a s. -léini (: ṡéimi), PRIA 1953, 88 § 2 . léni nde[n]dguirm, LU 9680.

(a) linen cloth : o bias [in lín] ina snath urlumh no [i]na leinidh `linen', Laws ii 418.27 Comm . anart léined imbi, LU 5412 (cf. lín-anart). corba dluithither re cleith lenad arna landluthud in lini sleg, TTebe 2823 (leined, v.l.). cubat do léinid lín / im chorpán, Ir. Review 1912, 250 § 15 .

(b) name of a garment worn next the skin by both sexes, freq. made of linen, somet. of silk, descending somet. to the knee, somet. to the ankle, tunic, smock : l.¤ gl. camisia, Ir. Gl. 38 . líín a líno. L.¤ a línea , Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 27 . lendān . . . quasi lend-fūan .i. brat ┐ lēine uimpe, Corm. Y 830. nomeilinn léini mbithnuí `smock', PRIA 1953, 88 § 2 . bass etir chorthair a léined ┐ a glún, Triads 222 . at-chíu a léne lígdae línidi, BDD² 1030 . léne leburchulpatach . . . dei sítiu, 8 . lene cona dagculpait bes fiu dá screball, O'D. 948 ( H.3.17, 663 ). lēne gel culputach co glūn, TBC² 3172. lēne co nechlaim i custul cota ṅglūn, 3160 . lénti co nderc- intliud co horcnib sís, LU 4493 (TBC). tuargabsat a lénte co mellaib a lárac (of women), 8257 ( FB 20 ). lene cona clar argait immi o a glun co ḟodbrunn, IT ii 177.93 . a di láim tri derca ṡedluch a llenith immach, i 119.24 ( TE 4 ). léne de ṡról ríg . . . i custul fri gelchness co glúnib dó, TBC 2454 . lénti sémi . . . sítaidi co tendmedón traiged dóib, 183 . secht ngoine dēac for sedlach a lēniod, Ériu ii 15.20 . do brutt nō da léinid nō do inur, i 220 § 14 . léinte rogharbha . . . re creataigh gac manaigh, ÉC i 86.17 . léinteacha sróil ar shiol nGaeidhil, / is Goill na n-aonbhróin iarainn, FM ii 772 n.e . fear na l.¤ leasaighthe, Aithd.D. 3.23 . go l.¤ ghiorr nár gheall buinn `shirt', TD 44.10 . gussin gcēid- lēinidh dorōine sī . . . dia haonMac, Fl.Earls 198.3 . an l.¤ aifrinn the alb, Parrth. Anma 4278. Cf. `quibusdam nationibus sua cuique propria uestis est, ut . . . Gallis lenae', Isidore, Origg. xix 23.