? 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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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 ).

Éle

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Forms: hÉli, hÉle, Eile, Éili, Helíí, Helíi, hEle

npr., m. Elias. nom. hÉli, hÉle FA 33 LU (hElii LB). Eile (: lēire), Snedg. u. MacR. 12 § 54 . Éili § 55 . hEli Enoc diar cobair Hy i 5 T. Helíí fáith PH 8410.7278 . acc. for Helíi faid 1410 . gen. co martra hEle ┐ Enoc, Rawl. 69a12 .

élechon

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n Acall. 3003 n. = éiligud, q.v.

electair

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n electrum, electron: dat. dá scaburassan do electair .i. do thinni commascda airgit ┐ credhuma, two greaves of electron, i.e. of an ingot mingled of silver and bronze CCath. 4668 .

electarda

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adj (< electair) made of electron: rogab sciamh- luirig n-imetruim n-electarda do commusc oir ┐ airgitt, CCath. 4680 .

elef(a)int

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Forms: elifaint, elefint, elifindt, elefante, elifinte, elifainti, eilfinti, heliphainti, elefinnti, eileaphaint, eilepaint, elipinnti, helifaint, elifainnte, elifinnti, elifint, elefinnte, elefinnted, n-eilifant, eilifaintibh, elifaintibh

n (there may also have been a form elef(a)inte, undecl., cf. fiormamaint and firminte IGT, Decl. § 13 , § 3 ). elephant: n s f. elifáint gl. elifantos RC xxix 269 § 1 . ind elifaint , CCath. 3650 . a s. is é in cú sin romarb...in elefint , Alex. 436 . romarb in elifindt BB 492a10 . g s. (a) ō cnāim elefante , O'Mulc. 700 . elifinte, CCath. 4691 . elifainti 4989 . eilfinti, TTebe 472 . i curp na heliphainti , CCath. 3652 . cosa elefinnti , Marco P. 162 . (b) do chnáimh eileaphaint , Todd Lect. iv 80.14 . co cnaim eilepaint IT ii2 104.1 (BB). n p. cethri heilifinti...fán carpat ica imurchur, Maund. 210 . elipinnti IT ii2 104.31 . (c) a helifaint LL 135b1 (possibly sg.). eilifint Celtica ii 121.24 . a p. elifainnte, Marco P. 114 . elifinnti 186 . ar eilfint Celtica ii 138.510 . g p. .m.m. elifint 111 . fria groigib na n-elefint, Alex. 622 . do chnamaib elefinnte , Alex. 592 (elefant BB 493b13 ). imud camhall ┐ elifain- tedh, Marco P. 42 . immut elefinnted 158 . iar faicsin na n-eilifant 113 . d p. for eilifaintibh 115 . for elifaintibh 91 .

mar thoirrcheas n-elphant, Studies 1918, 453 is an ex. of a late undeclined form.