lechdach

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n ā, f. (based on Lat. [littera] liquida, prob. influenced by legad) gramm. liquid: hit lechdacha lesom gl. sunt liquidae (uocales), Sg. 5a10 . emnad mutae re lechdaig `doubling of a mute before a liquid', 16b7 . fri múit ┐ lechdaig, 20b6 . do lechdagaib, 5a10 . re lechdachaib, 6a8 . indles dono a tapairt for losaiph fedha in tan is fidh aigenta, . . . no a tapairt for legtachaib (sic leg.) no for fonialus in tan is fid saorda, Auraic. 2835.

lechsa

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x see lex.

lecht

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Forms: leachta, lechta, lechtu, lechta, lecht, leachta

n (Lat. lectus, Vendryes, De Hib. Voc. 150 , ÉC ii 154 n .). g s. leachta, Laws iv 142.17 Comm . n p. lechta, LL 6227. 14793 . a p. lechtu, Fél. Ep. 146. lechta, TBC 2758. g p. lecht, LL 15657. m., IGT Decl. § 95 (127.23) . Also leachta, Josh. vii 26.

(a) grave, tomb, sepulchral monument, resting place : l.¤ .i. lige mhairbh. ab eo quod est lectus, Thr. Ir. Gl. 27 . cen fert do dol inna l.¤ , Blathm. 463 . Mael-Rúain . . . / occa l.¤ . . . / ícthair cnet cech cridi, Fél. Prol. 227 . ogum i llia, lia uas l.¤ , IT i 158.1 . Cf. do tógbhadh a lia ós a leacht, Atlantis iv 152.31 . ail adrada, . . . no líg, no ail leachta, Laws iv 142.17 Comm . atá a l.¤ ┐ a lia forsin tsligi ocon glais, LU 5367 . comaig láech arabí l.¤ líac a dolmen(?), 8314 ( FB 23 ) (rhetoric). Lagin na ll.¤ , LL 15657 . a ligi no a l.¤ and so / nibad airdairc, LU 2845. N. mac E. assa l.¤ N. whose grave it is, LL 20096 . adlaicthear misi ina fert, / bidh ionann leact damh is dó, TBC 3144 (Stowe). a ḟert ┐ a l.¤ ┐ a lie, LL 12492 . ataat dí chloich and .i. L.¤ Con indala n-aí ┐ L.¤ Cethin alaile, 3825 . Sid Nectain sund forsin tṡléib / l.¤ meic Labrada langéir, ZCP viii 516.20 . adbath F. . . . ro claidead a leacht ┐ ro laigeadh a feart, RC xxiv 184 § 17 . l.¤ lanmasech do chloch snaigti, Ann. Conn. 1244.5 . leacht mór-adhbhēil ainmheasardha . . . cloch, Trompa na bhF. 5477 . at-mbia basa l.¤ bas brisceam lurcu manaís, BDD² 716.

Of a grave in the form of a cairn: tugsat cloch gach fir i leachtt Ṡuibhne, Buile S. 154.18 . carn cloch do chor ós a chionn, dá ngairthí leacht, TSh. 5759.

(b) Perh. burial in: leacht an Esbuig, Cín Lae O Meall. 35.25 .

(c) By transference, death: la Lugaid mo l.¤ L. will cause my death, LU 9875 . l.¤ Stairn sin debaid duind, LL 14693. cid mór a nert hi colaind / fúair a l.¤ la Coinculaind, ZCP iii 44 § 20 (= Ériu ii 24.22 ). is ferr a l.¤ / andā a thecht cen réir `his death is preferable to his escaping without leave', KMMisc. 260 § 8 . fath a lechta, BB 50b16 . See also s.v. 1 tiug and cf. 1 fert.

COMPDS. ¤Fhánaid grave-strewn F., DDána 107.15 . ¤lecc tombstone: sirechtach / sellad fri a lechtlecca, Bruchst. i 43 § 98. ¤l(a)ige corpses, the slain (in battle): lechtlaige ┐ carnail mór do chollaib dóine, TTr.² 1113 . co torchratar arna n-ath- chumma lechtligi láech landlúith i cosraigib cró, LL 240a10 ( TTr. 1720 ). lechtlige saercland sanchan iarna ndichned and, BB 443a12 . ní bud suail in lechtlaige / bias re rígaib Lorcmaige, SG 372.z . ro thócbadur Túath dé Danann léo in lechtlighi sin, Acall. 5190 (`that great sepulchral stone', SG ii 227.1 ). ¤lann (2 lann) place strewn with graves : ar breith fola ferglainne fora lectlaind iar latharnu (leg. L-), ZCP viii 307.3 (rhet., Laud Gen.). Cf. Met. Dinds. ii 12.48 s.v. lechtach. ¤mag grave-strewn plain : bíaidh leachtmhagh in gach lugair, IGT Decl. ex. 2090 . i leachtmhuigh fhadbaigh Éireann, Mann. and Cust. ii 165 n. 145 .

lechta

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Forms: leachta

part. of lethaid. flattened: srón leachta asteach `a flat nose, Lev. xxi 18. Perh. also in: att leccda línaide `flat linen cap' (part of a cook's uniform), Aisl. MC 63.4 . leachta `flattened', O'R.

1 lechtach

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adj o, ā (lecht)

(a) grave-strewn, abounding in graves : mórais relicc lechtaig, Fél. July 21 . ān breō des Luimnech l.¤ , Ériu ii 16 § 7 . cosin traig lescbain lechtaig, Rawl. 76b24 = LL 17540 . do land l.¤ lom, Met. Dinds. ii 12.48 . for leirg lectaig fersat núall, ZCP iii 46 § 32.

(b) death-dealing: fir threin trestricc lechtaig luind, LL 16576 . le sluagh Danmarg leachtach lonn, O'R. Poems 1483.

2 lechtach

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n (lecht) a s. -aig. enumeration of graves : Broccan . . . / is e doringni in lechtaig, ZCP xxiv 142 § 57 ( LL 6382 ). cid mór libsi in l.¤-sa /do glonnaib Galian, ZCP xxiv 140 § 20 ( LL 6235 ).

lechtain

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n (Lat. lectio): l.¤ le Pedar go mblad / isan affrend ard uasal by Peter was the Epistle introduced into the Mass, ZCP viii 115 § 31 . laoidhe leachtain is leabhoir lessons , Celtica i 144 § 6 . See líachtu.

lechtán

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n o,m. (lecht) grave; tomb : móraith l.¤ Petair, Fél. Prol. 116 . biaid do lectan innach dú, IT i 71.1 ( Lg. 5 ) (lechtán, v.l.). ro class / lechtan Cormaic, RC xxiii 304 § 5 . Carn Uí Chathbath / . . . / l.¤ láechda laích col-lí / fertán . . . Furbaidi, Met. Dinds. iv 30.3 . Breccán . . . / dianid l.¤ lond-galach (of Coire Breccáin), 82.38 . a hairbe in lechtáin- sa, 132.28 . on lighe ┐ on leachtán, Buile S. 156.24 . leachtán cloch do dhéanamh ós a chionn, TSh. 10511.

? lechtig

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ind nī fuimiu . . . chu lechtigh cumlín a chend fria lethmeta (sic leg.?) comlín a hégma fria haurgata, ZCP viii 314.23 (Laud Gen.).

lec(h)tus

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n m. (lecht? or Lat. lectus?) grave: doclaited a lectus , Arch. iii 311.10 (B. na f.). o lechtus an abaic . . . siar, Petrie Tara 145.28 (lecht, v.l.).

lecla(ide)

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(of a plant) rush(es) ( Celtica ix 164 , EIF 384 ). n glossed .i. luachair leclaidhe .i. luachair, ut est losa fedha, fraech, aitenn, gilcach, leclaidhe, O'C. 1370 ( H.3.18, p. 626 ). lossa fedha .i. aitean, fraech, gilcach, raid, lecla .i. uachair, Auraic. 1158 = leclo, 4252 . leaglaidh .i. luachair, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 423 . losa .f.: dris, aiteand, frech, spin, gilcach, raith, leacla; idilse a nængais, ┐ dairt ina nearba CIH i 202.32 .