lubán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lubán or dil.ie/30877

Forms: lugán, luán, luan

n o,m. (see Marstrander, ZCP vii 238 ) also lugán, luán. young of animals : ni ro etarscara in larai[g] risin lughan foal, O'Dav. 1189. Also luan, ibid. Cf. lubhain .i. lúbáin, O'Cl. which however may be referable to luban. In Bedell lamb: aón lubhán díobh do dhéna tú ofráil, Ex. xxix 39 . én lubhán don chéad bhliadhuin, Num. vii 27 . seacht lubháin don chéid bhliaghain, xxviii 27 . coimhneochuidh an mactíre . . . a bhfochair an lubháin, Is. xi 6. Note also: uan is lúan, gabhar is mionán (in a list of edible animals), Iar Conn. 290.12 . Cf. 4 lúan.