labaib

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Labáin

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pn Louvain : a ccuirt Labháin, Studies 1919, 74 § 13 . i Labháin fa cheo cumhadh, DDána 46.29 .

labair

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labairt

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Late vn. of labraithir. f., IGT Decl. § 42.

(a) act of speaking : l.¤ . . . focettóir iarna ghein, BNnÉ 21.1 . is ughdar gach neach / go labhairt, Aithd. D. 46.3 . tosach labhurtha i dTeamhraigh, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 4.16 . smaoineadh, labhairt, gníomh, ┐ gnáthughadh, TSh. 1750 . do ghnáthmhodh labhartha, 3218 . do thinnscnadar labhairt do thengthibh examhla, ITS xxix 164.22 . Of an animal: an faol ag labhairt do ghlor daonna, FM i 296.2 . Of a bell: biaidh [mo chluigínse] gan l.¤ , SG 2.32 . Also as vn. of labraithir in the trans. use saying, to say : éun ní dho labhairt, l Thess. i 8 . [a] thenga do labhairt an raeda mhaith, ITS xxix 151.10 .

(b) gift of speech, speech : go maith labhair do labhairt `let not thy speech be evil', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxviii 6 . tuc eisteacht dona boghraibh ┐ labhairt dona balbhain, ITS xxix 171.11 . nír ghaois leinibh a labhairt his speech contained more than the wisdom of a babe, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 60.40 . cóir anois a labhairt linn, Rel. Celt. ii 236.18 . As attrib. gen.: fer laburta lain, O'D. 2212 ( Nero A vii 146a ).

(c) utterance, words . Usually in pl.: i llittrib na lláidib / na labarthaib, LL 16446 . uch, ní fhaicim m'aos cumhtha / 'sní clos linn a labhartha I do not hear their utterances, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 11.14 . as gnath peactha do labharthaibh speech is an occasion of sin, BNnÉ 78 § 152 . do [fh]aomsad . . . na labartha sin, ML² 101 . ro ēirigh Mogh Nuadad go luath- gāireach risna labarthaib sin, 247 . dá leantar dá labhar- thaibh, DDána 104.10 `threats', Ir. Monthly 1929, 42 § 10 . ceisd . . . do thaoibh a theangadh . . . an mbíd labhartha líomhtha . . . innte, TSh. 4195 . id labharthaibh in thy utterances, Content. x 19 . nochtfa mé labhartha dorcha, Ps. lxxviii 2. In sg.: labhairt as lugha ná a ghníomh a man of deeds rather than words (of a chief), DDána 117.46 . See labra, labrad.

? laban

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n legal term in contexts dealing with estrays (fríthi, cf. Laws v 320 ff. ): ni lot los l.¤ , O'D. 1649 ( H.5.15, 20b ). uair nar esccair labhan íat (of pigs), O'C. 2162 ( Eg. 88, 4 (5)c ). See also lápán.

lábán

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1 labar

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Forms: laur, láibhéir

n [o, m.] also perh. laur and later láibhéir (Engl. loan- word) laver, basin : l.¤ no slinn criadh gl. linter, Ir. Gl. 376 . gan chor láimhe i labhar óir, TD 9.31 . an labhar . . . leur ionnail Piolāid a lāmha, Parrth. Anma 5562 . lábhéir práis, Ex. xxx 18 . na láibhéir, ┐ na slúaiste, l Kings vii 40 . Cf. mo laur derccōir dingna, RC xxxvii 352 § 4.

2 labar

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Forms: labair

adj o,ā. Also perh. labair (different wd., Stokes Arch ii 401 ).

(a) as adj. talkative, arrogant, boastful : níptha l.¤ et nípad romór notbocctha `thou shouldst not be arrogant ( Thes. ii 417 ) and thou shouldst not boast overmuch', Wb. 5b32 . dind aithiuch l.¤ , Ml. 58c6 . Luimnech, l.¤ (leabar, v.l.) in láech-airm (-ainm, v.l.) proud, Met. Dinds. iii 274.54 . ni fresnesea co labur / ni aisneisea co glórach, LU 3481 ( SC 26 ). nī l.¤, nī tōe tūathe torc, Corm. Y 87.5 . elta druiti labor `loud' (glossary), MU² 466 . ba-sa labor sochaide `talkative among many' Tec. Corm. § 7.8 . ba l.¤ fri labra `be talkative with the talkative', § 30.6 . labra écundla (of women), § 15.50 . nárbat . . . brégach, / nárbat l.¤ , Acall. 596 . bean labhar, IGT Decl. § 116 . úathad mbriathar nád labair, Ériu iii 96 § 2 . labair .i. suilbir, ut est cerd labair laidhich, O'Dav. 1161. Of the sea: is l.¤ tonn mara máir, Otia i 125 § 15 . co ler labhar glossed cus an muir labharthaigh no gloraigh, Leb. Gab. i 94.y . Cf. ni l.¤ rithete, Ériu xi 49.5 . locax ┐ fiach .i. labar (sic leg.) O'Mulc. 790. Cf. labra a n-eiti their cattle are noisy(?), TBC² 3447 (rhetoric).

Superl.: is laibhre na linn is doimhne, IGT Decl. ex. 1878 = Abstr. Nouns ex. 1026.

(b) Perh. as subst. of some kind of dog: do tochus ollaman . . . da choin aice .i. lobur thafaind .i. tae labras ac tafand ┐ milchu, O'C. 238 ( H 3.18, 133 ). Cf. O'D. 2301 ( Rawl. B 506, 29b ).

Compds. ¤chenn. As sobriquet of Philip the brother of Herod: Pilip Labar-chend a ainm-side .i. fer amra no- labrad fír, PH 824 . Pilib labarceand, Ériu iv 174 § 5 . ¤gáeth: in leo luthmar laburgaeth `wise and proud', Met. Dinds. iii 250.116 . ¤glan: do Fhland labarglan fer leiginn Cluanu M.N. of pure speech, Anecd. ii 74.16 . ¤glorach: gach aon as dubh, as labhar-ghlorach, MS. Mat. 579.39 . ¤thonn. In n.loc.: d'Inber Labarthuinde ré hEirinn aníar, Acall. 6049.

labarach

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labarda

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ind (2 labar) = labarthach: garrbhuaiceach, labhardha, Eg. Gl. 373.

labarthach

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Forms: labarach

adj [o, ā] (labrad). Also labarach talkative, noisy : fer labar disceoil .i. labharach cainntech gan sceol aige, Triads p. 43 n. 248 . labharthach = loquax, Smaointe B.Chr. 257. trī tengtha lista labart[h]acha lān-doilghi, ML² 1591 . cus an muir labharthaigh no gloraigh, Leb. Gab. 94 n.9 . labhar- thach = garrula, TSh. 1675 . is comhartha caillighi duibhi gnodhaighi beith labharthach a caibidil, ITS xxix 200.3 .

Compar. ní is labartaighe `loquacior', Ir. Gl. 1133.