1 lus

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lus or dil.ie/31106

Forms: losa, luis, lois, Lusmhach

n u, m. g s. losa. Occasionally o, m. g s. luis, DDána 71.19 . ? n p. lois, see below. IGT Decl. § 72 . plant, herb, vegetable.

(a) In general sense: di l.¤ bis forsnaib caircib dognither in chorcur buide, Tur. 115 ( Thes. i 492 ). propir losa gl. anethi, Thes. ii 46.6 ( Philarg. 6 ). luss bongar ind domnuch `a herb that is cut on Sunday', Mon. Tall. 132.19 . conna facabtais cid . . . fér ná lossa hi talam (of birds), IT i 136.3 ( LU 10560 ). na lois isin machaire (: hois), Buile S. 64.3 ( Murphy Lyrics 46.2 ). clochcaop dond l.¤ rouoi a laim Ureisi, Anecd. ii 53.y . l.¤ atcondarc is ind éur . . . Cinnas ind lossa? Amal luachair, Trip.² 2347 - 50 . in arbor / as dech do lossa[ib] talman, Trip. ii 468.9 (of a future saint). i condulg losa talman, O'Mulc. 209 . ag bruith in neich is cain do losaib ┐ co (leg. do) eolusuib do neoch bis a ngalur, Laws i 300.15 Comm . fri beochu ┐ l.¤ ┐ cruacha, iv 118.21 Comm . (perh. in collective sense). in luss bentar dona būaibh / ar toidheacht dōibh asin tṡlēibh, ZCP vii 303 § 8 . gabhoir F. . . . / do-deachadar am lupgort / do itheadar mo losa dhe, Duan. Finn ii 136 § 42. Cf. nipsa l.¤ cin fursanna (fursandath, fursannad, v.ll.) a rush(?) without light, Anecd. ii 60.9 (in list of proverbial expressions used of useless or unsatisfactory articles).

(b) In specialized sense of leek as article of diet: l.¤ gl. porrum, Ir. Gl. 810 ( RC ix 239.15 ). fa ceadaightheach doibh buinne losa, Rule of Tall. 3 . dobert mid di ┐ ingne losa com-bai a maethruidead tria n-a h-agaid cloves of garlic, YBL 164a10 . bairgen ┐ luss ┐ meaduisce `leeks', Fél.² xl 10 . fichi glac losa `handfuls of leeks', BR 154.20 . braon oir tri such losa, Celtica ii 73.126 . gorm amail bis in l.¤ ithter, 85.521 . mar ata l.¤ ┐ uindemuin ┐ gairleog, Rosa Ang. 324.14 . an l.¤, ┐ na huinniúin `leeks', Num. xi 5.

(c) With defining element. Of generic classes: l.¤ lubgoirt `garden herbs', BCrólige 27 . losa fedha `herb trees', Auraic. 1156 . losa feada; raith, rait, dris . . . spín `bramble-trees', Laws iv 148.1 . lossa serua in díthreba, PH 873. Of healing herbs: l.¤ cech galair a herb for every sickness, Ériu ix 66.11 . l.¤ na sláinte, DDána 2.1 . losa bro[th]chain cacha muige `pot herbs', Laws v 486.12 . lossa i lot Críst / go gcuireann as ar [gcroidhteachaibh], Aithd. D. 61.10 . losa ícce (leigis) curative herbs : lossa ícce, TBC 4211 . do lossaib ícci, 4339 . focherd in láech síde lossa ┐ lubi íci ┐ slánsen i cnedaib, LU 6341 ( TBC² 1826 ). dobered lossai legis . . . i n-a créchtaib, PH 422 . tucad losa ícce da innsaigid, Acall. 1932 . losa leighis, ML 90.6 . lossae neimnecha `poisonous plants', CCath. 3906 . l.¤ síde fairy (magic) herb: lossa síde ┐ lubi ícci, TBC 2478 . lán a glaici . . . do losaibh sídhe, Acall. 985. Freq. in medical texts and glossaries with attrib. gen. of particular species. l.¤ in cenncosaigh, Ir. Texts v 7.7 . See cennchosach. l.¤ na cnó léna gl. virgola fraghinairia, Arch. i 334 § 36. gl. calamus palustris, 336 § 98 . l.¤ na corrledan gl. eutropus . . . .i. fed caille, 333 § 7 . l.¤ creidhe burnet, speedwell, Ir. Texts v 7.6 . 74.32 . Cf. l.¤ cree gl. berneta, Arch. i 326 § 45 . l.¤ chneisi Con gCulann, 23 K 42, 421 . l.¤ na croiche `fennel' (Glossary), Ir. Texts v 74.32 . sugh losa na feithlinne `honeysuckle', Rosa Ang. 40.15 . l.¤ na fiadh gl. ferina, Ir. Gl. 183 . l.¤ na frangc (gl. tansetum) tansey, RC ix 225.16 . freamh losa na ffrangc, 23 K 42, 42.1 . l.¤ na himmirce gl. barabastum vel tactus, Arch. i 335 § 64. gl. astrologia longa, 336 § 106. l.¤ na laeg gl. barba ursina, RC ix 226.11 . l.¤ na ledan gl. erba fullonum, Arch. i 331 § 27. Cf. l.¤ na ledan min (? leg. medan, Ed.), 332 § 56 . l.¤ na ledan, Ir. Texts v 68.12 . l.¤ liac: deirgither losa liac gnuisi ┐ aichthi na n-ingen sin foxglove, TTebe 479 . See 1 lía. l.¤ na magrall `orchis', Rosa Ang. 286.11 . l.¤ na meall gl. satyrion, Arch. i 328 § 78 . l.¤ na meall Muiri gl. acriola alosantum, 334 § 55. l.¤ na meccan gl. ipoquisdidos, RC ix 236 . l.¤ midi `mouse-ear' (Glossary), Ir. Texts v 7.6 - 7 . l.¤ mhna an ghalloglaigh gl. mellisa, 23 K 42, 377.21 . l.¤ na monog bog-berry, Arch. i 334 § 8 . l.¤ na mucc gl. crocus ecolicanus . . . .i. liathl.¤ , Arch. i 335 § 70 . l.¤ in phapa gl. eufracia alba, Arch. i 336 § 103. l.¤ in sparain `shepherd's purse', Rosa Ang. 108.15 . l.¤ na sengan gl. serpillum, Arch. i 335 § 77 . l.¤ spínan gooseberry plant, Arch. i 334 § 35 . l.¤ na sub gl. dens leonis .i. caisearban, Arch. i 334 § 43 . l.¤ na mucoired (leg. n-úcaired) gl. erba fullonum, Arch. i 331 § 26 (`fuller's thistle', Index).

Compds. With nouns. ¤brígmaire: re los-brighmaire a leagha botanical skill of her physicians, MR 102.18 . -mag. In n. loc. Lusmhach, IGT Decl. § 138 . -ogam, Auraic. 5807. With adj.: ¤chorr: ós linn luschoirr ` weed-thick ', O'Hara 4029 .

See tarb.