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 .

elitronta

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n the name of a plant: diptannus pulegium martis .i. da ainm in elitronta RC ix 231 (= dittany origanum dictamnus ?). Cf. diptamus, pulegium mertus .i. an litronta 23 K 42, 422 . Cf. litronta, ditronda.

ell, ella

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n (a) a flush, a sudden emotion, a rush of feeling freq. in e.¤ condalbe, e.¤ (m)báide, used generally of an emotion experienced on seeing one's kin in danger. (a) tanic ell condailbi im Ultaib dó a flush of affection for his kin of Ulster TBC 468 . tánic a ell chondailbi fair 2964 (= tainic ell mbáidhe et condailbe dhó, St). dosuicfe uile ell condolba oc aiscin in maic isind nith TBC² 3378 . RC xiii 444.16 . arrangab ell chondailbe RC xiii 458.18 = SG 316.38 . do eirigh ell baidhe ann TBC p. 899 n. 1 . eill nári `a feeling of shame' MU 34.20 = LL 267a20 . (b) ro eirigh ealla bagha ann TBC 399 n. 10 . tanic ealla aithrechuis dó im a nderna `a fit of repentance for what he had done' Celt. Rev. ii 212 . pl. (?), geubdaid ella aith- reachuis ITS v 168.19 . i richt meic sheacht mbliadan ...co ndenaind ella baide imme, B.Molling 39 . Cf. ris atbert a bhuime...tré ealla buidhe Baoísgne, Duan. Ḟ. i 25.6 . Cf. corbar clochthige os chella | nírap ella aislinge RC xiii 114.8 = SG 388.31 (`may all this not be a mere fit of dreaming' ii 423 ).

(b) a blush: ell n-ailgen issindara hoil dó... .i. frecra mín munterda indara fecht an expression of gentleness (?) in one cheek MU 36.27 = LL 267b9 .

(c) a sudden pang or pain (probably this is the earliest sense); generally in pl., of pains of travail: tancatar bressa brighi ┐ ella da hindsaighid ┐ rucustar gein meic, Acall. 543 . tangadar breasa briogha ┐ ella idhna (alla idhan v.l.) dá hionnsaidhe, Ériu v 80.28 . ella idan YBL 180b20 . alla idhan RC xiv 28 § 5. BNnÉ 126.1 .

2 ell, eill

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n the original meaning of the word is doubtful; cf. ell didiu .i. intus, O'Mulc. 376 . It usually has the sense of opportunity, vantage: ell for Fhionn .i. greim no baoghal ar Fhionn, O'Cl. (cf. Dinds. 49 cited below). boisium for eill Fhinn he `was lying in wait for F.' RC xiv 242.18 . dus an ttairsittis eill ngabhala for A. an opportunity of seizing upon A. Hugh Roe² 3.10 (f.1 b) . batar...i forbhaisi isin dúnadh dus an ttairsitis eill na criche ass, Hugh Roe 176.9 (f.47b) . Freq. in phr. gaibid¤ , fo-gaib e.¤ (with gen. or prep. of object) takes advantage of, overcomes: teilgc cenn meic Bachairi 'mach | ni gébthar ell na cathrach SR 6980 . nert Dé lend | arná ragbaither ar nell LL 308b8 = SG 389.25 . ní raghba ar n-eill | demon, Arch. iii 231.15 . mairg ríg...gebas eill mo naím LU 119b8 . Buile Ṡ. 74.26 . cidh 'mo ngeibhe mh' eill 72.10 . gonaidh, marbaidh, airligidh | gabhaid uile a eill (: beinn) 68.6 . meicc beca ni geibtis eill | do M. had no chance against M. ZCP viii 217.26 . rogab eill dona Mirmedóndaib sech cách, TTr.² 1513 . imraidi C. modh nod-gabad eill for Find, Dinds. 49 (cf. O'Cl. cited above). ni ḟuair nechtarde eill for a cheile `neither of them prevailed over the other' RC iii 184.29 = LL 122b9 . fuarattar ell forsna coimh- édaighib...go ro bhensat a ngeimhle dhíobh FM vi 1912 w . fuair an Iustis ell ┐ elang a fforcoimett Uí Neill...co ndeachaidh treimhit gan troit 2224.10 . Cf. ni ellastar clóen- chleir .i....ba gabail ella lasin n-uasal bith ic inblegon creitmi forna cleḟeraib RC xx 272.6 . don abaill imar gabustair Eba éill, no imar gabustair eill Eba, Laws i 54.5 Comm. (cf. Corm. Y 1272 ). co héill fir célide .i. cuirm, Aisl. MC 99.21 .