ledmagtach

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ind = lethṡmachtach, Gwynn, Hermathena xx 63 . See leth compds.

ledrán

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n (with unlen. d) act of importuning : do ghabh [sí] go liosta ag leadrán air ag lorgaireacht adhbhair a thuirse, Keat. ii 5273. Cf. litarda, litor.

? ledurthe

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ind is obúnd aithinter sin trina truime ┐ trina l.¤ (of milk undigested in the stomach, creadarthuige, v.l.), Rosa Ang. 114.7 .

? 1 lee

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n breadth(?): l.¤ .i. lethet, ut est cenn a laime la l.¤ leicther .i. leicther la lethet a laime coruice a cenn, O'Dav. 1152. ? lend .i. l.¤-find .i. lō find .i. ainm do brut find, Corm. Y 837. Cf. leithe.

2 lee

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x see 3 leithe.

leg-

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ind (-é-?) (Lat. legere? or merely an abbreviation of légad?): lasin litertreoraidh no lasin l.¤-treoraid `reading guide', Auraic. 450.

? lega

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ind Gilla in Naím … fíacla lega i lis 'teeth of a leech in an enclosure (?)' EIS 158 § 59 . ? See 1 líaig.

legad

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u, m. vn. of legaid.

(a) act of melting (away), dissolving; smelting; decaying, perishing; liquifying: cen lobad cen l.¤ gl. (surget) in incorruptione, Wb. 13d2 . ni bia lobad na l.¤ doib iar sin gl. mortui resurgent incorrupti, 19 . bás ón ┐ lobad ┐ l.¤ , Ml. 103c16 . druailned legtha `the corruption of dissolution', 38c9 . imfolṅgai son l.¤ doibsom gl. liquescere, 94b3 . ata corp Cianain gan lobad gan leghad, Fél. 244.21 . ó tharinscan in slíab légad (sic) when the mountain began to melt away, Trip.² 2439 . mas d'egcodhnach ro gabadh an athgabail tar fis faosma . . . sechtmad eneclainne d'fir an faosma . . . ┐ an athgabail do lega[d] as uile and an end to the seizure(?), O'C. 2682 ( Eg. 88, fo. 58 ). ceir do l.¤ na cluasaib, LL 198 . tuaircnech na ṅgoband ic méinl.¤ miannaig, ┐ ic trenl.¤ turend, 218b45 ( TTr. 132 - 3 ). do glaisiarann cruaidh . . . arna l.¤ ┐ arna hathleagad fecht for a sé, CCath. 4679. ? atcota crodlesc leghadh, RC xlv 65 § 41 (i.e. if a man does not look after his property it perishes?). gach learg ar leaghadh a clúimh the grass (foliage?) of every slope has withered, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 79.79 . lá an tighearna . . . an a mbeid na dúile ag leaghadh ré teas, 2 Pet. iii 10 . meall ime agá leaghadh, TSh. 5053 . do shéideadh na teinead air dá leaghadh (of metals), Ezek. xxii 20 . siled ┐ leagad ┐ fertain (of mist), Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.18 . ag leaghadh go cathach tré n-a athair `as he weeps dolefully for his father', E. O'Rahilly 206.114.

(b) running out, coming to an end : ata in dub ag leagad, YBL 307 marg. sup. Cf. fo-lega. as truag an tairling tuc an meamrum ag leagad oraind, ZCP xii 358.4 (scribe's note in Rawl. B 506, fo. 2a ).

(c) Of a consonant, becoming liquid: dliged lechtha .n. post .m. `the law of the liquidation of n after m', Sg. 11b2 . Cf. lechdach.

légad

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Forms: légam, léigem, légaid

u, m. Also légam, léigem. vn. of légaid. Older vn. léigenn q.v.

(a) act of reading, studying : iar leghadh mo leghínd, IT iii 93 § 142 . diadacht do legud ┐ do scríbad, PH 7371 . nírbo reil do-som legad ina litre le ciamdorcacht na hoidhchi, Grail 1211 . cairt nach léir do léghadh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 237.11 . ré léghadh leóin as a los `while they read of grief to follow it', Studies 1919, 257 § 11 . ag léaghadh leabhar ndiadha, TSh. 9586. reading out, aloud : gá léaghadh re linn an chunntais / cairt mo locht, DDána 59.4 . tar éis léighthe an reachda, Acts xiii 15 . ag éisteacht ré beathaidh na n-ard-aithreach . . . agá leaghadh, TSh. 404 . léaghamh líne reading, book-lore (among the accomplishments of a chief), Keat. Poems 767 = léigheamh, Hackett xxxix 135 . Fig. of one who is well-read: tobar fis / . . . / léaghadh meall nglanrolla ngeal / ceann foghluma na bhfileadh (of a dead Ó Dálaigh poet), DDána 73.42 .

1 legaid

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Forms: legad, legtha

v ā

I Intrans.

(a) melts (away), dissolves; wears away, perishes; crumbles: Belach Legtha ainm in belaig ro legai and, Trip.² 2438 (when Patrick moved a mountain). legf[ait] fothai fudomnai / domuin dein, SR 8081 . legfait [nem ┐ talam] ri tes tened, LU 2498 . corp leghas gl. cadauer, Ir. Gl. 1071 . ro legai ┐ ro lobai ri aingces cech galair, LU 9642. día nos faictís roisc dóenna no legfaitís fo chétóir, 2016 ( FA 8 ). re cind tri tráth ro legai leithchend Lugdach, RC xiii 464 § 71 . leaghfat píasta in mhara lé rotheas na tene, xxiv 382.23 . legaid in cach caire olcena melts away, dissolves in any other cauldron, Laws i 48.9 Comm . dos lecdais itirum iar mbreith ḟir (of blisters raised on the cheek by an unjust judgment), 24.13 Comm . diarlegsat . . . / secht mūir inna prīmchatrach (of Jericho), SR 7347 . ro lega in snechta immi, LU 5858 (H). coro leg in snechta sirbúan, LL 3268 . ermōr ar caem 's ar carat . . . / . . . fīr co lobat, co leaghat, ZCP vi 265 § 21 . go leagh snáth gacha suainimh `until the strands of every rope give way', Aithd. D. 21.8 . ní fhuair treoir go teagh na ngrás / a fheoil gur leagh ag Labhrás, PBocht 16.31 . nach léaghann . . . mo chroidhe tré dhoilgheas, Parrth. Anma² 5245 . nocha leagh an taradh the crop does not perish, Aithd. D. 49.2 . Fig. legfadit amal legus cech bréc ele (of deeds), PH 2766. Of the day: wanes, comes to an end : mar leaghann an lá fa dheireadh, DDána 26.13 . cá lá nach leagh? `are not the days slipping by?' Aithd. D. 62.2 .

(b) Of a consonant: amal legas r fri c hi suidiu `as r becomes liquid with c here', Sg. 11b1 .

II Trans. melts, smelts; destroys, wipes out: atbath . . . Lé . . . fó oxail Meic C. ┐ ro leg bruth ┐ allus in miled hé, LU 7976 ( BDD 163 ). cor legam ceir nar cluasaib, LL 3309. ní legand bruith omh einní, Eriu iv 226 § 55 (`half-cooking melts nothing .i. half-measures serve no purpose', Contribb. s.v. om). gan áoltor ngeal no gan gharrdha / nar legh aentadh t'ḟaghla íad, IGT Decl. ex. 544 . tír i leaghann sneachta ag snighe / dearca duine, DDána 111.9 . uisci in aighridh nac leaghann tes do-thuarascabala na peine, ITS xxix 189.32 . leaghfuidh mé sibh . . . ┐ leaghfuighear sibh . . . amail leaghthar airgiod, Ezek. xxii 20 - 22 . leaghuidh an ghrian chorpordha an sneachda, Mac Aingil² 300 . Fig. a lochta do leagh an ógh `has blotted out his sins', PBocht 13.22 . leigheann lúthgháir an formadach the joy (of another) grieves the envious man(?), Párl. na mB. 1451 .

Vn. legad. Part. legtha.

2 legaid

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x see legam.