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.

elgnaid?

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ind [ro] choill Oengus elgnaid gein | rosc rig Temrach asa thuil, Rawl. 84a28 .

elgnas

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n (a) wanton or deliberate mischief; malicious injury: elgnais .i. fogail, O'Dav. 767 . acc. (a) bla slisen saírsi acht nib tre helgnais so as it is not done through malice Laws iii 226.23 (cf. cen elguin .i. cen eol gnais comraite do denam ii 352.9 Comm. ). gnim cen elgnais (: tegdais) ZCP xi 151 § 32 = Anecd. i 54 . (b) Druim nElgga cen elgnus ngle, Met. Dinds. iv 338.23 . tre elgnus rotus mudhaigh, Leb. Gab. i 108.12 . dat. Etar co n-elgnus (: clemnus) cech áig, Met. Dinds. iii 114.57 . mo chorp, a Rí cháem na cros, | rop sáer ar olc, ar elgnos iv 16.30 .

(b) in favourable sense readiness for fight or mischief; a vivacious, mettlesome disposition (?): mo dathi ┐ mo elgnas do Ḟiachaig ZCP viii 305.4 = Rawl. 138a27 (testament of Niall Noígíallach bequeathing his qualities to his sons). tuirmem chena...a n-elgnos, a n-ardēchtu (of prowess of Leinster heroes) ZCP viii 117 § 4 = Rawl. 88a27 . Cf. fer elgnais (leg. fír-elgnais ?), O'Dav. 463 .

elgnatus

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x = elgnas (b): athnim m'elgnatus uile d'Ḟiachaig ZCP viii 305.12 = Rawl. 138a33 .