2 alt, allt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 alt, allt or dil.ie/3017

n o, m., f., neut. Ériu xliii 208 , LEIA A-63 . height, cliff: all ┐ a.¤ ab altitudine , O'Mulc. 36 . Ériu xiii 61 § 2 . a.¤ ar a.¤ is cnoc ar cnoc, Duan. Finn i 41.25 . teid . . . Ænias for bend aillt `went to the top of a cliff', Aen. 271 . tuitiss sīoss re beinn an ailt, Fl. Earls 86.z . a imluadh taran allt n-adhuathmar, Lism. L. 4834 . ba cuma nobhíttís isin allt sin ois allta ┐ miola muighe, Buile S. 72 . eter cnoccaib ┐ alltaib ┐ ardaib, PH 502 . go ndroigheanuibh gheineas as áltuibh ┐ as cnocuibh, Deut. viii 7 . ? tuc brosnaigi ar almaib a.¤ , LL 16772 . ? doníther linne . . . droichitt na n-a.¤ , RC xxix 118 § 15 `leap' (cf. a.¤ .i. leim, O'Cl.).

Extended meanings: fochairt i n-a.¤ in maro depths (?), LU 1725 (perh. for 1 all, cf. all moro, RC xi 452.2 ). eadram is allt na cróine `the pitch-black abyss' (of hell), Aithd. D. 49.37 .

Compd. ¤-dorcha: don tuinn a. from the towering dark wave, Measgra D. 50.27 (faltdorcha dark-maned, v.l., Gloss.). See 3 ailt.