élaid

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v (from prototonic stem of as-luí) also with st. élá(i)d-, etc.,cf. élúdach. When marks of length are absent (a) élaid and (b) éláid, etc. are sometimes indistinguishable. For -ēlai, etc. in Laws Text and else- where, see as-luí. In commentary to Laws absconds, evades; makes off, escapes; in general usage also departs, goes away; elopes: abs. (a) mad in fer acarthar ann elas, Laws i 94.25 . mad ro elosdarsumh...┐ ro icsat in fine a cuit tar [a] éisi iv 256.13 . cuirid bar libra i n-usce ┐ cibe uaib is a libair élait dogenum-ne adrad dó = cuius libri illæsi evaserint Todd Lect. v 10.11 ; 83.9 . go n-élait that they escape (of hostages) BNnÉ 191.10 . subj. as imp.: éla fort láim ndeiss = declina ab eis in dexteram partem Todd Lect. v 80.15 . fut. ind elife (éláfa, elasu v.l.) lim-so? Ni elub em, ol si ZCP iv 38.10 . (b) cé eloid cin co heloidh whether he evade or not Laws ii 98.20 . ba huathad ro ela dib escaped PH 6326 . an troigh...do loigh i n-uaigh is do éaló, Dán Dé v 43 . (c) nīr elaid in feichem, Laws v 182.19 . ro eluidsiut ar oman na n-airde gin techt isin sluaighed la F. i 20.25 . ro eloidh- etar...tar muir Torrian ZCP iv 240.17 .

With imm of that about which the absconding or evasion takes place: (a) flaith...na tabair seoit...┐ elaid ime evades in the matter v 358.15 . (b) ni elann uime 502.9 . (c) ni ro eloidh im druim fri lias did not evade respecting the cowshed i 220.9 . Cf. docoislet .i. do elodhsi, O'Dav. 713 .

With ó or a(s) of person or place absconded from or departed from: (a) dona leastraib o n-elan siad (of bees), Laws iv 190.25 Comm. is e treidi elas uadaib...a ndaine ┐ a n-indile ┐ a n-indrucus i 50.15 Comm. ro elasatar uaithib (gl. asluiset huadaib) 66.2 . ro gab...tri bu i n-athgabhail, ┐ ro elaisit uaid `escaped' 74.27 Comm. ar bithin nach helodis uatha, TTebe 3874 . (b) ni elo-somh o fine `does not abscond from the tribe' Laws v 502. 17 - 19 Comm. ro ela a llamaib a apstal...dochumm nime PH 3087 . a broinn talmhan...d'argain Ifirnn do éalá, Dán Dé xx 40 . robui 'ca fechud cein no cor elath [v.l. ela] uad in beccan bethad robui fa bruindib, TTebe 3241 .

Pass. with subj. of person in whose despite the abscond- ing or evasion takes place: elodh elaither flaith im biadh a case in which a chief is evaded in respect of (supplying) food (an evasion whereby a chief, etc.) Laws ii 196.15 Comm. Cf. ce no elaidhtea im in set 268.7 Comm. , which seems impers. vn. élúd (-ód, -ád), q.v.

élaigthech

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n o-ā (an analogical form of élúdach, q.v.) a fugitive, an escaper, survivor: nach bfúicfedh élaighthech 'na bheathaidh innte, Ériu v 176.236 (B iv 1). eloighth- each, 18th cent. v.l. to élaithech ZCP xi 86.45 .

elair ?

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n airel (.i. elair) LL 393b3 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 3 .

? elaisc

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ind na cathid...bar n-indmasa elaiscib na hidbarta-sa, TTebe 2236 . possibly for: ar loisc(th)ib; cf. ag loiscib 4624 .

élaithech

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x see élúdach.

élang

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n o, m. ; ā, f. IGT, Decl. § 11 , § 12 .

I Defect, flaw, weak spot (of persons or things): nach geimliged dib acht gach drem ar a n-aireochadh élang in whom he would perceive any lack (of courage) MR 198.17 . ni frith fer gan élang no gan etirlen (of warriors tested for courage and coolness) 200.15 . ar a crodhacht ni celam | ni frith orra én-elang BB 62a33 . nochan feadar mh'élang féin I know of no weakness in myself Duan. Ḟ. i 19.3 . tréad gan éalaing, Hackett xv 19 . a Dhé...léigsi gan éalaing...Séamus...dá mhuinntir slán unharmed Ó Bruad. iii 140.11 . fath gan elang gan easbhaidh, Top. Poems 98.20 . nemh gan elang da n-anmain without fail BNnÉ 268.8 . fuar[a]ttar elang ┐ uireasbaidh ar an bprotexion `a flaw...in [the wording of] the protection' FM v 1774.11 . fuair an Iustis...ell ┐ elang a fforcoimett Uí Neill ar an mbealach go ndeachaidh treimhit gan troit vi 2224.10 . an tán na fuairsiott...élang na eislis forsan bforaire, Hugh Roe 272.7 (f. 72a) . dus an bfuighbhetis elang no eatar- bhaogal for araill do bhailtibh meic M. 304.24 (f. 79b) . go ffuair faill ┐ elang na huaire sin fair FM vi 2256.6 . Hence opportunity: fuair Iarla D. elang ar eludh v 1664.23 .

II Loss, misfortune (?): dith meic D., trúag n-élang, Met. Dinds. iv 306.31 . cf. tri fichit láa dó for leirg | fer cecha lá inna cheird | batir hésein a hélaing | con[d]atánc[at]ar Héraind ZCP iii 45§29 (` (?)' Thurn., ZCP ix 209 ).

élap

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n ` Divine Ruler (?) (`a compound of Hebrew êl "God" and Ir. ap, a loan from Lat. abbas' K. Meyer, Miscellanea Hibernica p. 29 ): Fiacra fer na feili | ...gērat gluair co nglaine | ēlap sluaigh co saine IT iii 57 § 108 . Cf. Él.

Elatha

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Forms: Elotha, Elathan, Eladan, Ealathain, Ealagain

npr. m. (cf. elada): nom. Elotha mac Delbaet[h] RC xii 96.24 . gen. Bress mac Elathan meic Delbaeth, Rawl. 162a31 . RC xii 108.3 . Ériu viii 52.12 . Bres mac Eladan meic Neit, Dinds. 46 . mac (,clann) Ealathain , Keat. i 216.16 . Leb. Gab. i 152.3 ; 164.4 . mac Ealagain , Ériu viii 20 n. 4 .

1 elba

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n f. IGT Decl. § 4 . Apparently a transformation of Early Mid. Ir. alma (see alam and albe), which it often replaces in later texts, cf. coimetaiah ealma ┐ indile TBC 1045 St = alma LL. The vowel change may be due to the influence of elta. A flock, herd, drove (usually of deer, but also of domesticated animals): confaccatar in ealba do aigib eallta TBC 1317 St (=in n-alma LL. alma n-oss TBC² 679 ). ocht fichit oss n-allta i n-enealba 542 St (=i n-óen alaim TBC² 196 ). damh ó elbaidh ar íarraidh a stag from the herd IGT, Decl. ex. 339 . le hosnadaibh elbhadh the panting of the deer ex. 156 . do-chonncadar...ealbha ┐ éide ┐ innile a nGleann L., ML 26.17 . nuall a gcon meardha 'sa míolchon | ag cor ealbha a díothrobh dháibh `driving deer from the woods' TD 11.8 . Hackett xxxix 114 . go bhfágbha clár...Teamhra | lomnán d'ealbha is d'ḟaolchonaibh `wild deer and wolves' TD 16.19 (in one MS. ealbha is gl. here by tréda, see footnotes). beiridh bhur dtréda ┐ bhur n-ealbhadha libh, Ex. xii 32 . ealbha na ttarbh = the multitude of the bulls Ps. lxviii 30 . ealbha, búar, speil, tréud, Kirk = Eg. Gl. 255 ( Arch. iii 154 ). Fig.: Mac Moire...laogh oighe dar n-ealbha fawn of a doe from our herd (i.e. our kinsman) Dán Dé viii 17 . ealbha láoch a band of warriors Ériu ix 164.1 . ag dáil ḟíneamhna... | ar ríghealbha chláir Chonnacht `royal stags' (i.e. noblemen, warriors) TD 20.59 . damh ríghealbha 21.32 ; 9.1 .

2 elba

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n chattels, goods (?): marbais a mbuar... ┐ a n-echu... ┐ conaitcheadar imarchor a n-elba uad ┐ dorad doib each RC xvi 151.23 = atbertadar fris nad bai aca cumang do imachur in ealma ellaig bai oga gen chaiplai, Folklore iv 474 = SG ii 484.15 (in Met. Dinds. iv 64.99 the corresponding word is crod). deillich a n-ech leu iar cur a n-elba de RC xvi 151.27 (= a ndelma BB 396a 16 ).

elbas?

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n Eochaid cen e.¤ n-idlann (v.l. elmnas, ebais, fealbais, (co) ndelbas) ZCP xiv 178.3 . Cf. tria eolus ┐ elmus BB 415 a7 .