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 .

elc

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Forms: elca

adj mischievous, bad (?): nirbu elc (.i. ni bu olc... ni bu emilt), Thes. ii 327.17 - 37 ( Hy v 5 ). Hence, probably, nír bhó elc .i. nir bho olc, O'Cl. pl. elca míla mná `women are capricious beasts' Tec. Corm. § 16.103 .

? elcae

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n mischief, evil (?): feil Cholmain cen elccai (v.l. elcca), Fél.¹ June 7 (v.l. ṡotlai, eclai, Fél.).

elchaing

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x see alchaing.

elcmaire

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Forms: Elcmaire

n envy, spite (?): ra gab ét ┐ elcmaire ┐ immḟarmat Dubthach imma mnái TBC 2749 . ros líon éd ┐ ealcmaire formad ┐ fir-misccnighe iaittside fris an Uilleac, Hugh Roe 276.25 (f. 73b) . As npr., m. Elcmaire oll, Ériu vii 221.9 . co tech Elcmairi na n-ech, Met. Dinds. iii 36.27 (= Ériu vii 220.23 ). YBL 125b23 . Cf. elcmar.

elcmar

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adj (1) envious, spiteful: ealcmhar .i. tnúthach, O'Cl. , perhaps citing: Fedlimid rechtaid...nir bu elcmar ar gach cōir BB 354a20 (see Met. Dinds. ii 14.50 v.l.). As npr., m. (?) ingen Elcmair, Met. Dinds. iii 40.13 , 17 . TD 6.2 .

(2) weak, feeble: ealcmhar .i. meirbh, O'Cl.

? ele

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n salve (?): ele graeco elon olium (= graece ἔλαιον oleum), ar is de dognither, O'Mulc. 378 . Prob. a mis- understanding of éle, q.v. Cf. eli ab oleo .i. on im, Corm. Y 541 .

éle

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n a prayer, charm, incantation: éile .i. ortha, O'Cl. ; éli Loga TBC² 1812 n. (LU marg.). cach iptha ┐ gach éle ┐ gach orthana doberthea ra cnedaib Con Culaind TBC 3640 . iptha ┐ éle ┐ arthana do chur riu 3638 . bennacht for in héle-sea LB 99 marg. inf., cf. [é]ile (v.l. for féile) ZCP i 62.8 n. , see ib. 72 ; Ped. i 57 . Cf. Conf. Patricii § 20 ? (Todd's St. Patrick 372 ). Possibly the word is taken from Matt. xxvii 46 (or rather from *ēg-lā or ON heilla ÉC xxxiv 141 ).