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.

lagad

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x see logad.

lágan

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x see láigen.

1 lagar

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n [o, m.] (cf. lac) weakness(?): mo leun mo l.¤ , E. O'Rahilly (1st ed.) 282.25 . och, mo l.¤ , Hackett xxv 23 .

2 lagar

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x see ladar.

lágar

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n o,m. IGT § 11 (54.17) (ládhar v.l.). do-rinneadh l.¤ don loch / ós ag trághadh don turloch, ex. 404 .

lagat

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Forms: laiget, loiget, lagait, laighiuit

n nt, n. (so Thurn. Gramm. p. 167 ) also laiget, loiget. Abstr. of bec. IGT Abstr. Nouns § 23. d s. lagait, Sg. 26a11 . Later undeclined, except for g s. laighiuit, Laws ii 36.23 Comm . smallness, scantiness, fewness .

Used absolutely: delb mesarda iter mét ┐ laiget fair, PH 1968 . ceróich hi meit ┐ lagait aní as oratio `how far . . . extends in greatness and in smallness', Sg. 26a11 . cia roich dialt a meut ┐ a laighet? . . . ro souich a laighet co haonfiodh, Auraic. 4529 . ima meit no imma laighed(h), 411 . loighed hec parvitudo, Ir. Gl. 923.

With follg. gen.: rorathaig . . . laigeat a frithgnama, Corm.Y 825 . mess díriuch . . . iar mét ┐ laiget a cinad, Ériu ii 194 § 7. co llaget a ndelba, 130 § 102 . loighead na codach comhronna fil agad d'Éirinn, viii 135.2 . o laighet a huisce, BCC 344.31 (322) . laghad a aoise, Duan. Finn ii 392 § 77 . do loighead a chostais, TSh. 3082 . a luíghead mar éiric from its smallness as a fine, Atlantis iv 186.29 .

With AR: ar l.¤ inna saigte the arrow was so small, Ml. 80b7 . ar laiget a saethair, LL 285b34 . ar laghatt coccúis gach aoin, BNnÉ 271.11 . ar laghad mo thuarastail, Buile S. 51.

With proleptic pron. and follg. rel. clause a l.¤ so few, so little : a laget pritchas deircc, Trip. 394.21 . ar a l.¤ do naemh- aibh Erend tucc Aenghas ina félere, Gorm. 4.7 . a laghad no fulngaitis, TTr.² 1496 . ara laighed neich ro seisead do tir on account of the smallness of the quantity which could belong to the land, Laws ii 370.y Comm . a laighed ro ghaph o Cenel Eogain thigernus how few of C.E., TFrag. 18.14 . a laighed do lámadh Conull, Ir. Texts ii 45 § 2 . a laghad mhaireas díb aniu, Geneal. Tracts 26.11 . ar son a loighid innurbtur na himurcacha . . . on corp the small extent to which, Rosa Ang. 328.14 . tréna loighead do dhaoinibh . . . fhágbhaid, TSh. 5846. Cf. is fō lim-sa mu laiget (l.¤ v.l.) / do t[h]almain tairnes cach cland, ZCP vii 297.

In generalising phrases meaning however much or little, whatever the amount, etc.: do-aisbena . . . met laiget bis etir fot ┐ indngnam however big or small it be, Laws v 360.20 . cia pa meit, cia pa laiget, 388.19 . Cf. 240.23 , 340.z . cip é méit no laget i mbé in t-adbar sin, LU 2595 ( RC xxv 242.8 ). gibe do méd no do laghat ata agaibh, BNnÉ 230.6 . cibé méid laiged, TFrag. 72.20 . dá l.¤ after negative, etc. however small : nach dearna an rí / . . . gaol dá laghad, Aithd. D. 89.3 . gan biadh nā deoch dā loighead, Parrth. Anma 3046 . ni bhfuil ar ccomas duinn aonloirghniomh da laghad ar bith, Luc. Fid.² 3647 . o gach uile adhbhar da loighead, 23 K 42, 31.18 . Other idioms: ar a laighead, at least, DDána 78.23 . Clár Luighne acht a loighead duit `at the very least', O'Hara 1961 . lór a loighiod dá ghruaidh ghloin `little enough', 435 .