láemscairecht

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n ā, f. (láemscar): allmairecht .i. laemscairecht O'C. 969 ( H.3.18, 416 ).

láemscar

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adj o, ā (cf. láem) adj. used in vaguely laudatory sense: deich fichit muc do marbad / fa feis laemscur lanadbal, Ir. Texts ii 2 § 9 . láemscar fá innmas dḟilid `prodigal', SG 64.38 . as mé inghean láomhsgra (leg. laomsgar, cf. Gad. 294.30 ) Ḟloinn, KMMisc. 350.17 . Méig laomsguir Fhlannchaidh, Top. Poems² 656 . úadh í laomsgor Láoghaire, 23 E 26, p. 87 . h-I Flatili laemscara `lofty-proud', Hy Fiachr. 228.4 . Compar.: nír tairged . . . luach ba mó ná ba laomscaire `more startling', Caithr. Thoirdh. 14.17 .

Compds. ¤chraidech: do lecht laomscarcraidhech ingine í Lochlainn `pathetic', Caithr. Thoirdh. 98.32 . ¤glic: Ó Coindealbhain . . . / rí laomsgairghlic Laoghaire, Top. Poems² 34 .

láes

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n prob. ā, f. (Lat laus? But perh. abstract from*láeth, cf. báeth, báes etc.) praise, poem of praise : cea a ghai doghra ni laes (:craos) (`it throws not'), FM i 234.4 (leg.(?) coí a gaí dograi ní l.¤ the wail of his bitter lance is no paean) = a caécaid ogra nileas, RC xvii 170 n . laidh .i. ondi is laeess, in tan is moladh (of the `aiste' of the `dos'), O'D. 1202 ( H.2.15, 81b ). lais .i. laidh, O'C. 110 ( H.3.18, 71 ). asa llais .i. ondi is laus, LB 241a25 ( ZCP iii 222.x .). In pejorative sense: cen labra cen lāis (leg. laīs: baís) (of something not becoming a maccléirech), Arch. iii 320 § 91 = cen lainde cen loáis, LB 261b19 = gin lainne gin laís, O'C. 1476 ( H.3.18, 653 ). Cf. laes .i. fiach, O'C. 1411 ( H.3.18, 636a ). laeb (leg. l.¤) .i. fiach, O'Mulc. 800. Compd. ¤chor: co tuc tria láeschur cen chleith / asa chráesluch in cáireig, SR 5723 (cf. Sam. xvii 35 ).

láesech

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n asbert Forainn . . . / ni leicfem ar laesechu (Pharaoh of Israelites), SR 3978. Perh. a pl. subjects, lit. praise- giving (láes).

láethamail

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x see laithemail.

lafan

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n [o, m.] (We. llyffant, Greene Celtica ii 148-9 ; quantity of second -a- uncertain) frog: gartha l.¤ na nathrach na loisginn, Celtica ii 122.33 . ó neimh a lasan (leg. l.¤) 's a loisgeann, PBocht 10.5 . aipium ranarum .i. imhus na l.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 225.8 . inaid ana mbid lafain ┐ natraca neime, Ériu x 144.31 . iad a meid rana no lasán (leg. lafán), BCC 280.6 (274) .

1 lag

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n m., g s. -a (see below) (see Breatnach, Lochlann ii 20 ff. ) fame, renown : airm i fil a lecht cen l.¤ (`decay'), Met. Dinds. iv. 218 . is mé in seabac liath co ladh (leg. lag), Anecd. i 27 § 22 . seanfhocul so suairc a lagh / . . . níorbh fhearr a chlú ón chéadló, Magauran 2352 . teid an riar a lagh Laighnech `the dispensing of rewards enhances the L.men's fame' (Breatnach, ib.), LBranach 6948 . Cf. fath ghan ladh (leg. lagh), BNnÉ i 170.31 . cosmhail cuma cosmhail lagh / dhuit is do Thuathal Teachtmar, DDána 84.41 . In follg. perh. attrib. g s. famous: ben Chaim Oliva ind laga / ben Iafeth Olivana, Rawl. 76a30 = in loga, LL 17452 . ba hí a sligi al luing laga, LL 195a15 . Note also: Áodh ó Geimhnáin nár laga / ┐ Áodh ó hÚaineagda, Duan. Finn ii 144 § 9 , but leg. perh. lige: Uainide. Cf. lagha .i. bladh no clú, O'Cl.

2 lag

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Forms: laga

n g s. laga m. (AS lagu, Stokes, Arch. iii 199 , but ON log, Bidrag 124 . See also Lochlann ii 20 , O'Rahilly, Ir. Dialects 137. ) law: reacht, dlighe, l.¤ , Eg. Gl. 520. Cf. lad .i. dliged O'C. 581 ( H.3.18, 288b31 ). in Ladh dhiadha do chongbail (of law of O.T.), Carswell 4.11 . tugadh an ladh do chlandaibh israhil, 5 . neamhchurum an ladha diadha, 5.21 .

3 lag

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x see log.

lága

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x see láige.

lagach

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(log, Breatnach, Lochlann ii 22 ) Adj. with vaguely laudatory sense (always alliterating) gentle, pleasant, etc.: mothaigis mé ar a agaid / tógbais suas in láim lagaigh (of the dying Cú Chulainn), Anecd. i 37 § 99 . dogén luamairecht ládhaig / in churaig chaeim chomrámhaig, SG 344.11 . lonnbhuaile ladhach línanart `handsome(?)', Caithr. CC 11. Longargán laghach `loveable', Keat. iii 3568 . a cró laghach Laoghaire, 23 E 26 p. 87 . gach legthoir l.¤ , Met. Gl. 33 § 21. Cf. in Lochlannach ladhuch, Caithr. CC 27. See also laigthech.