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.

labondur

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ind (Engl. or Rom. loanword) lavender : lauendula .i. l.¤ , Arch. i 329.110 .

labra

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Forms: laibre

n (-ae) , f. (2 labar) f., IGT Decl. § 3 . laibre, Abstr. Nouns § 97.

(a) As noun gift of speech, talkativeness; utterance : ba imm Chríst mo labrae, Fél. Feb. 8 . itge Tuae / . . . nad labrae the prayer of the Dumb One . . . which is not speech, Dec. 22 (`which is not arrogant', Meyer, Misc. Hib. p. 37 ). bind l.¤ , LU 3586 ( SC 29 ). atchota . . . flaith labrai, LL 345b52 = folabrad, Anecd. iii 12.16 `beer begets talkativeness', Smith, RC xlv 12.2 . he focerd cen dolma / ném oir derg forml.¤ , IT iii 8.13 ( BB 297a37 ). issed l.¤ s[ū]t aingil . . . a mbelra-sa nolabraimsi `the speech of the angels', Ériu ii 102 § 10 . is l.¤ nach lomar cor, MacCarthy 312.15 . a c[h]īall cain di clothach l.¤ , Arch. iii 296.3 . irdairc a lūad re l.¤ , ZCP viii 113.24 . is e in spirut-sin is augtar do'n labrasa, PH 6494 . nir' cumaing sium fen l.¤ do denam, RC xx 430.5 . go mbí a theanga . . . gan lūth gan labhra, TSh. 4198. As attrib. gen.: deghfer labhra a good speaker, FM ii 1136.14 .

Of non-human sound, utterance : eisdeacht re labhra h'iolar, Duan. F. ii 372 § 9 . labhra a hén, Studies 1920, 568 § 23 . Of Lia Fáil: ni hé as labhra don Lia Fáil / cia dana cáir adhbha Ir, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 231.11 . Of the sea: labhra na dTrí dTonn, DDána 93.10 .

(b) As vn. of labraithir speaking: l.¤ fríu nocha techta, Fél. 190.18 . ni dam tualnge laubru rimm, IT i 123.24 ( TE Eg. 9 ). cen duine d'acsin na dho labrai frium, PH 508 . a fhear grádha ag labhra linn, Ir. Texts i 39 § 24 . ni hiongnadh don Lia gan labhra, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 85.103 . na cúig cáis ag labhra leam, DDána 16.7 . do chairt ag labhra ar áon ortha, Sc.G.St. iv 144 § 29. Of singing of birds: lán d'énaib . . . oc nuall ┐ oc l.¤ (erlapra v.l.), RC ix 492.z . With obj. gen.: boi Ísu oc lábhra na mbriathar-sa, PH 3076 . fétait maith ┐ olc do l.¤ , 2656 . is oircheas a labhra libh, Dán Dé xxix 11 . suairc an sgéalsa . . . / do ghéansa a labhra rem liaigh, 12 .

Note also: labrad ┐ labrae a labro .i. ō bēlaib, O'Mulc. 773.

Also as n. pr., see Corp. Gen.

1 labrad

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u, m. vn. of labraithir. Plural forms usually not distinguishable from pl. of labairt. IGT Decl. § 106.

(a) As vn. act of speaking : l.¤ ilbéelre = loqui linguis, Wb. 12d7 . ni l.¤ ho belaib namma, Ml. 64c16 . l.¤ do dia inna medón, Ml. 105d8 . soirthiu de in l.¤ , Sg. 15a4 . or bam túalaing lapharthai, IT i 120.24 ( TE Eg. 5 ). cen l.¤ fri nech, IT i 208.15 . tú ag labhradh red mhac go milis, PBocht 4.44 . l.¤to take precedence of in speaking: geiss d'Ultaib l.¤ rena ríg, TBC 4724 . tucsamar dó . . . i ndáil fer talman . . . l.¤ lá is aidchi remonn, Ériu iv 108.6 .

(b) speech, utterance : combed a ndedesin im labradsa .i. gáu et fír, Wb. 14c23 . a labartho gl. dictionis, Ml. 123b14 . inna timthrechta ind labrada innid eula nech `the services of the speech in which one is skilled', 42c4 . sruth sulbaire ind labartha, 89d3 . l.¤ firian hi cridiu do accomul, 35d26 . l.¤ huallach, 31b10 . l.¤ intansin, Ir. Texts i 14.28 . conid ina l.¤ atgenatar so that they recognised him only by his speech, LU 8384 ( FB 25 ). an cetna labradh na hanma iar tuidheacht asin chorp, Ériu v 122.37 . cach cenel labartha, Auraic. 1952. lethan in l.¤ `story', Met. Dinds. iii 270.5 . ar nírlam a l.¤ `what he spoke of', ii 74.59 . ba dorcha din in l.¤ rolabairset na fileda isin fuigell sin, Laws i 18.15 Comm . labhradh ciallaidh, v 178.23 Comm . fuath laburtha figure of speech, PH 5655 . cumachta laburtha, 2654 . In phr. fer labartha láin official spokesman : rofrecartsidhe in fer lapartha lain ina conaire, Anecd. ii 51.8 . ni leis t'acallaim acht lem-sa, ar is me is fer laburtha lain ina conaire, 13 . is é fá fer labartha láin dó lé Connachtoibh .i. Donn Ó Brisléin, F.4. 13 (T.C.D.) 6a . Note also: dar bhfer labhartha . . . Iosa Criosd, Luc. Fid.² 3052 . See also labra, labairt.

2 labrad

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v or dolabrad in B. na f. (of dead man): dolabrad é iaram et rotóccbad a fola cum n-andóiti et doclaited a lectus , Arch. iii 311.9 . Perh. pret. pass. formation from Lat. lavare if not simply for dolabra, q.v.

labraid

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n i, m. (labra) speaker: sciath for a druim ┐ for a chind in labrada, YBL 113a 18 . Sencha . . . soirl.¤ Ulad ┐ fer sidaighthe slóig, TBC 5233. As n. pr. Labraidh Loingsech, Cóir Anm. 175 . labraid Moen, or na gillai. L.¤ a ainm ónd uair sin (with play on labraid he speaks, speaker), Fing. R. 337 . L.¤ Moen mac Ailella Āine, 344 . for láim Labrada, 394 . See Corp. Gen. and O'Rahilly, E. Ir. Hist. and Myth. 103.