laibre

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laice

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Forms: loige, luige

n , f. (lac) also loige, luige slackness, weakness : o nach bfuair . . . laigi arna laechaibh ná tlás arna trénferaibh, CF² 69 . asbert gur bo tlás ┐ gur bo laicce dó, Cog. 65 n.3 . laicci echtar ciniuda `weakness of a stranger tribe', 64. 34 . lén ┐ laicce, BNnÉ 248.8 . muna airigthea laige 'na lonn- gnimaib MR 154.2 . fásaidh . . . gidh féile i laige even generosity shall wane, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 252.19 . i luige ┐ i n-anbhfuinne, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.31 . laige ┐ enirte, Hugh Roe² 92.6 . do chonnairc se (i.e. Dia) ar laigi(dh)-ne, Luc. Fid.² 3702 . iomchoruidh spiorad an duine a laige, Prov. xviii 14.

In phr. cen laici. With adjectival force stout, firm : can aige gan l.¤ , `the chief without slackness', Fél. 14.11 . fogail cen laicce, Met. Dinds iii 244.y . Mael Mór cen l.¤ , LL 15804. in tarba gan loigi, ZCP xii 386.1 . do leath-trom gan loige, Content. ii 29. Cf. perh. an fhior-tobar gan lagat (: fada), BNnÉ 143.27 . With advb. force firmly : co n-érbairt . . . / cen laici, Met. Dinds. iv 184.14 . go cúbhaidh, gan laige, gan leónadh, ML 46.22 . ro fuagrais cen laige, MR 172.17 . Cf. lace ┐ ladg .i. a lacte .i. o ass ar a time, O'Mulc. 775. See also láige.

laicert

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ind in cute et lacertis . . . .i. isin chroiceann ┐ isna lacertaib, 23 K 42, 268.9 .

laích

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x see láech.

laíches

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n f.(láech). See Thurn. Gramm. p. 164. (a) laywoman, married laywoman : gol for laiech nó laithes (leg. laíches), Ériu vii 170.7 . erglanad eclaise ó laechaib ┐ laiches[aib], O'Dav. 542 . etir laechu ┐ laecheasa, Anecd. ii 34.9 . cid óen a siball namá / mesa fri secht láic[h]esa `has been priced at seven lay-women', Fianaig. 14.z . amal file . . . deochair etir laechu ┐ clerchu, etir maccaillecha ┐ laichesa, RC xv 488.17 . daenogam: laechesa ar aicme bethi, Auraic. 5718. laiches .i. lóech ┐ feiss .i. dind feiss foass in loech lea, Thr. Ir. Gl. 26 ( Corm.Y 795 ). bachlaid, laichesa, Auraic. 6150.

More specifically wife of a warrior : laich ┐ laichesa, ┐ aes tuaithe adragar fri flaith, Laws iii 14.x . a láichessa . . . Ulad! (Sencha's call to wives of Ulster warriors), LU 8423 ( FB 29 ). Áth Cliath . . . / cía lóech cía lóiches rodmbrat `dame' (perh. female warrior), Met. Dinds. iii 100.3 . aés trúag, aes deoda dessa / athláich ┐ laichessa, SR 4386 . in cói chia mo láiches, PRIA xix 24.

? laichliu

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ind garbae adbae . . . / i n-agat lāichliu i llēss, Sits 1919 v 98 § 19 ( H. 3 18, 82b ). Perh. dimin. of lóeg, Meyer (or cf. láech?) ? leg. i n-agat laīch līu i lles 'where warriors drive floods (?) into the courtyard' Ériu lx 103 .

laichtech

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n see laigthech

láid

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Not in early language as independent vb. No vn. given in IGT Verbs § 42 (bérla in chora). See fo-ceird. Pret. forms below are perh. to be taken as developments of old-Ir. ro-lá etc. throws, places puts : laaid . . . uad lebor in precepta, FA 33 (LB). laait . . . nuallguba n-dermáir estib emit, ibid. in fail ní no-laad cumtabairt úait beos, Lib. Hymn. i 90.16 . ite na hugdair i llatur leith .i. na hugdair so sis taithmeter i tosaichibh na leabar to whom it is ascribed, BB 299b33 . lásat Níallocán immach `they thrust out little Niall', Ériu iv 94.2 . lád chúaird nÉrenn im thuind thair let him make the circuit of Ireland, 96.16 . laais Ruadhan iad (sc. na hechu) a coimhrith frihechraidh Temrach raced them against, BNnÉ 325 § 43 . sleagh tre dhruim fir go lár lás / [ór] thila clár mar do chuas spear cast by the defenders has ever pierced the back of the retreating foe(?), DDána 119.14 . gur laoi is Oilill cath Cláraigh he (F. Canann) and Oilill fought the battle of C., 64.16 . mo lenam óm les do ládh / do benad mo lám des dím, IGT Verbs ex. 387 . an leathga . . . / láidh tairr na deabtha ar a druim, 386 . Aonghais fháid bhráonghlais an Bhrogha / láid a Aonghais, comha ad cheann `the Aonghuses . . . send thee gifts', Sc. G. St. iv 66 § 31 . comuil dom dhéad do bhas bhán / lágh blas na mbréag as mo bheol, DDána 42.22 . láifiter (MSS. l[a]if[.]igter, laifigther, laifiter) sin in bar n-aigid-si, Celtica xiii 14.278 .

láid

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v Also prob. intrans. do ghnáth ní lugha do lá / mo chumha an tráth fa dteasdá, DDána 82.41 .

laíd

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Forms: laí, laoi, laíde, laogha

n f. Later laí, laoi. g s. laíde, also perh. laogha, Ériu xiii 27.7 . poem, lay, metrical composition .

(a) Orig. a particular type of poem, which like anair, anamain, emain and nath, was not of the `bairdne' or syllabic type. See Murphy Metrics 3. 12 . Mentioned as proper to the `dos': in dos . . . laid a aisde, Laws v 62.17 Comm . bó i logh laoidhe cona toimsibh techta, muna ttoimhsither in aircheadol ni fḟil logh lais, Ériu xiii 27.4 . cia halt aircetail . . . .i. i[n] nath, inn anair, inn anamain, in laidh, in sethrad, in sainemain, Auraic. 829 (1578) . Reckoned as subdivision of anamain: nath ┐ anair, l.¤, ┐ emain. Itt e sein tra cetrí re na hanamna, IT iii 59 § 114 . Entitles poet to legal concession: in laid ma tathar aga molad re ré trir geibidh greim rudartha, O'C. 1059 ( H.3.18, 7a ) = laig in filidh . . . gebid grem tuinide do, O'D. 1581 ( H.5.15, 7a ). fri hailche .i. do laídh no do odhum, O'C. 1891 ( 23 P 3, 22b ). Later of specific metres: laidh frecnairc, IT iii 102 § 185 . l.¤ lúascach, Murphy Metrics no. 77 ( IT iii 87 § 100 . 88 § 102 ). laidh luibheancosach, IT iii 94 § 144 . laidh treabhraidh, 95 § 146 .

(b) In tales etc. freq. said to be recited or composed by hero, warrior, etc., (perh. with religio-legal implications): cachain S. dho drecht a choimhgne ┐ laoidh, Ériu xiii 26.23 . canaidsi l.¤ n-aili, LU 3409 ( SC 18 ). ro chan l.¤ : Erig a gérait Ulad, LU 3591 ( SC 30 ). ro bāi ic dūscud a thighernai ┐ dorigni in lāid, TBC² 2521 . dorigni in lāid mbicc and ac gresacht an arad, TBC² 2447 . do gab fora adhmoladh ┐ itbert in laidh, TBC St. 1323 . adbeart an laoí ann, TBC 3623 n . no canustar in laidh m-bicc ┐ rus freccair Ailill, TE 9 Eg. ( IT i 123 ). Cf. laed .i. laiter no luaitir .i. `it is sent or it is hastened', Auraic. 1581.

(c) poem, lay, song in general: lúaidfidir láedib limmsa, Thes. ii 295.6 . ( Hy. v ). laidi ┐ roscada, YBL 126b41 . luam laidi fo chaini cruth leader of song (of David), SR 6057 . laeid dó cach duine dlegair (of famous lake), LL 20243 (láid, Met. Dinds. iii 260.12 ). drechta .i. duana no laidhe ┐ roscada, O'Dav. 589 . binni laoidib a labrad `sweeter than songs' Ériu ii 16.5 . rosepaind ceōl mbind ┐ rogob lāid le, ZCP v 500.11 . tucc Flann mac Lonain laid ngloin / d'Ecnechan oigri Daloig, Ir. Texts ii 1 § 3 . duais mo laoidheadh, PBocht 8.37 . a gcoimhlíon liom do laoidhibh (of three poems to cool chief's anger as the ardour of Cú Chulainn was cooled by the three vats of water), DDána 88.20 . Of song of bird: fomchain lóid loin, Thes. ii 290.7 . See 1 portach.

(d) poem as medium for legal, historical, religious and didactic lore: ord fil ar loídib, Fél. Prol. 314 . cona loídib lérib, 334 . tacrait lind lāidi, Fianaig. 48 § 19 . loc don laidse (of Senchas Már), Laws i 2.1 Comm . persa na laidhe, 4.13 Comm . See fursundud. cométar ocainn 'malle / a mebrugud na laíde, Met. Dinds. iii 42.42 . Aball Alinni arda / ibar Baile . . . / cia do bertar illaide (: daíne), LL 18181 (cia asberar a láide, Dinds. 17 ). laoithe fuara suadh dhá séis- ghabháil, Hackett xix 15 .

(e) In later language of pagan and christian lore: cá bhfuighe i laoidhe nó i litir, Aithd. D. 32.11 . a laoidhibh ┐ litreibh, O'R. Poems 1050 . le a bhfuair sionn leabhar is laoidh `for which we got evidence of book and lay' (Gloss.), 716 . neach don druingsi . . . / an bhfuair tú i laoi nó i litir, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 269.26 . do mhéaduigh neimheadh gach naoimh / . . . glór laoidheadh ┐ leabhar, DDána 100.14 . a shlán fútha, ainm no sloinneadh, laoidh no litir, aon athar . . . do thabhairt anuas, Eochairsg. 21.39 . Cf. co mbed a laigibh a lebhraib / ag daenib ar selbaib suadh, BB 52b24 . In cheville: laid lorda, SR 4279.

Compd. i laí-gleandaib leabar `on the poetical pages of books', MR 270.6 . laídshenchas Laigen 'the traditional lore of Leinster in verse' Seanchas 299 .

1 laide

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