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 .

elgainecht

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n ill-conduct (?), wilful mischief or injury (?): cin gach aoin dia comaitce | teit foruib go brath | ar cach n-elgainecht (.i. dobesa) da-gnead | is ed foglaind cach, Arch. iii 315 n. 21 = delgainecht .i. dobés, O'Dav. 696 .

elgna?

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adj guin macc nUslend, ba helgna (: Emna) `it was of malice aforethought' RC xxiii 308.9 ( LL 31b20 ) = ba helgno 326.9 . Cf. elgon.