elga

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

Elga

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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 .

elgon

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Forms: elgon, ealgone

n f. (?) (g s. may be represented by elgna, q.v. or elgon may be the old gen.) malice prépense, committing a mischief or crime with deliberate intention, also injur- ing a fellow-citizen (?): elgon .i. eolguin, is eol do cia gontae, Corm. Y 508 . coig anmand cinath conlat ar andug : fa[i]ll, eislis, elgon, imraichne, anfot, ruced didiu eitged conid ainm cach gnīma na dēne nech ar elgoin (of five kinds of evil-doing), O'Mulc. 456 . elgon .i. guin Elge .i. guin do tuaithe ┐ do cairte elgon (gen. ?) 382 . comdiles do cach dib... cia imarbara cach dib ar araile cen elguin, Laws ii 350.21 , with gl.: cen eolgnais comraiti do denam ima brith tar sarugad i fiadnaise `without committing intentional trespass' 352.9 . cach dichmairc cen taide cen elguin 352.4 , with gl.: saraigthe i fiadnaisi 352.26 . tiscail gai a halad gen ealguin drawing a spear from a wound without inflicting intentional injury v 490.8 , with gl.: cen eolgnais comraite do denam de 492.22 . ain cethro as do gu-tir, cin elcuin 'na tir fadeisin 136.8 , with gl.: cen a mbrisi tre comraiti; no cin eolgnais comraite d' imirt forra 136.20 . gné ac sloindedh cenail, elguin ac sloinded comraiti species used to designate genus, malice designating intention iii 96 w . a p. ealgone adcomchaissem `wilful crimes we have committed' Ériu ii 122.16 . Cf. is iar suidhe ataella fiacha elguin in cluichi so .i. is iarsan mbasugud ata tadhall do fiachaib comhraiti isan cluichi so, O'Dav. 157 .

elgonach

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adj o-ā (elgon) of malicious intent: elgon... .i. guin do tuaithe ┐ do cairte elgon. ┐ elgonach uad, O'Mulc. 382 .

eligiecda

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adj io-iā elegiac: metur eligiecda = elegiacum metrum Hib. Min. 6.195 .

elit, ailit

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Forms: ailite, elti, eillti, eillte, eilite, eillti, elte, ellti, eillteadh

n f. g s. ailite LU 64a5 . eillte, Ir. Monthly 1921, 115 . n p. elti, LL 265a 14 . eillti, Cóir Anm. 26 . eillte GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 227 . Keat. ii 2785 . eilite, Job xxxix 1 . a p. eillti, Trip. 72.10 = elte, Todd Lect. v 22.7 . g p. ellti, Anecd. ii 30.18 . eillteadh IGT, Decl. 662 .

A doe, hind: ailit cona loeg = cervam cum vitulo suo Todd Lect. v 16.6 = Trip. 230.22 . elit elifia (= ἐλάφεια) graece cervina interpretatur , O'Mulc. 385 . port hi fuirsitis innelit, Thes. ii 242.5 = Trip. 346.6 . issidi noblighed na heillti, Trip. 72.10 ( Todd Lect. v 22.7 ). Acall. 6582 . cétt damh n-allta ra cēd n-ellti, Anecd. ii 30.18 . an oss cona elet, BColmáin 60.27 . masat elti glenna garba LL 265a14 = MU 22.5 . laoigh breca a broinn oiss-eillti, Ériu vii 197.7 . mar elit d'éis a láeicch a doe bereft of her fawn Arch. iii 305 iv § 3 . Job xxxix 1 . eilid, Jer. xiv 5 . sdéd gán dóich urraim na n-eillteadh a steed whom the deer are like to respect (i.e. it will excel them in speed) IGT, Decl. ex. 662 .

Fig., of a lively, nimble person: oc tofund na ailite ucut ConCulaind LU 64a5 (= TBC² 781 ). TBC 2091 .