elefenti

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n name of a skin-disease, elephantiasis: elefenti ┐ mill duba ingnacha bréna do thidecht trena chorp himach PH 375 . Cf. anacairdi .i. mila na heilifinnti, Arch. i 328 , where the first word is probably from anacardium, a vegetable oil used in leprosy.

elefleog, elefreog, elethreog

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Forms: elefleog, eilefleóg

n f., name of a plant, the atriplex or goose-foot: atriplex .i. elifleog, Arch. i 327.61 . an elefleog ib. 340 . eilefleóg strangle-tare, stinking goose-foot(?) Hogan, Luibhleabhrán . arracia [= arache] atriplex .i. an elefreog, 23 K 42, 359.3 . gabh elefreog 359.6 . arracia [= arache] atriplex .i. in eletreog RC ix 225.10 . prem elefleoig YBL 348a30 . Cf. Ros. Angl.

elegæ?

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ind cach rí gebus Temraig am díaidh-si dom digail-si fort .i. rop tú elegæ ríg Temrae co bráth (a curse pronounced by King of Meath on his assassin) `mayest thou be one of the two spears (?) of Tara' BColm. 72.11 .

elenn

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n name of a tree, aspen (?): ebad .i. elend, Auraic. 5523 . 5660 . Cf. edlenn, ébad.

elestar

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x see ailestar.

elestront

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Forms: elestront

n m. olusatrum (< holus atrum), alexanders, Macedonian parsley: alexandrum macedonicum petro- semanna an elistroint, 23 K 42, 343.10 . adearar persille alastront risin luibh so ib. elestront RC ix 230.13 . See Ros. Angl.

1 elg

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n pig: ealg ainm do mhuic isin tṡengáidhilg, Cóir Anm. 243 .

2 elg

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adj conspicuous, noble, famous: elg .i. ordricc, Corm. Y 510 . Auraic. 2517 . Lec. Gl. 47 . O'Cl. Cf. do gach ealg oirdeirc, Auraic. 2294 . elg lán, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 55 § 33 (cf. 31 § 52 ). The exx.: Macc Zachair sainsercc intslúaig | glainelcc cenṁbathail ṁbithbuaid SR 7486 . fri glaineilc (: saigit) 6122 , seem to belong to a different word. Cf. Elg.

Elg

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Forms: Elg, Ealg, Elga, Elgga, Elcgae, Eilgi, Elg, Eilgg

pn a name of Ireland: nom. Elg .i. Ere, Corm. Y 510 . 714 . Auraic. 3540 . Elg nomen Hiberniae , O'Mulc. 382 . Ealga [leg. Ealg ?] .i. Eiriu .i. ealg ainm do mhuic ...go tucad fuirri in t-ainm sin, ar is cosmhailius mhuice boí for Eirinn, etc., Cóir Anm. 243 . gen. rígan iarthair Elgga TBC 3109 = Elga TBC² 2309 . Hechtair Elgga (.i. hErend) LL 45a22 = RC xxxvi 262 . bress Elgga (.i. ualglorach hErend), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 15.12 (< LL 315c4 ). mairgg Elcgae 15.22 (cf. elgon .i. guin Elge .i. guin do tuaithe ┐ do cairte elgon, O'Mulc. 382 ). Iath Elga YBL 113a39 = Eilgi (.i. Ere) LL 377b16 . Inis Ealga, eadhon, oiléan uasal; óir is ionann...ealga agus uasal, Keat. i 98.5 . dat. oenchairde fon Eilg n-a[d]ragar, O'Dav. 768 (v.l. Elg). rí for Eilgg , Hail Brigit § 13 .

elga

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adj = 2 elg q.v.: ionann ealga agus uasal, Keat. i 98.6 .

Elga

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Forms: nEalga

pn = Elg q.v.: Ealga no iath Ealga .i. tir no fearann Eireann, O'Cl. a nEalga ZCP viii 103.1 = a nEirinn, Ériu ii 186.19 .