legáid

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Forms: léagáid

n f. (with unlen. -g- and -d) (cf. Lat. legatum) legacy (left to the church): na sagairt ghlacas leagáid nó déirc tré ghuidhe orra, TSh. 4512 . an dtéid an righneas chuirthear ar dhíol na leagáide i ndochar don mharbh, 5194 . leagáide nó tabhartais, nó aní fhágthar lé tiomna, 4637 . is mór an leagáid d'ḟágaibh ag an gcléir ar a anam, Keat. iii 4881. Form with -é-: léagáid éigin d'fagbháil aig an eaglaiseach maith, GJ iv 82b35 . léagáid, Dinneen.

? legairecht

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ind mic thíri ara l.¤ (leḡés̄, leḡes̄, MSS.), Buile Ṡ. 76.3 (Ed. would read ledairecht, translating `wolves at their rending'); Murphy Lyrics 46 § 44 reads lécaidecht).

legáit

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Forms: léghóid, légháid

n m. Quantity of -e- and -a- in earlier language unascertain- able and value of -g- variable: léghóid légháid, IGT Decl. § 112. (Lat. legatus).

Envoy, ambassador ; in eccles. contexts legate: ar imat a consal . . . ┐ a legaite, Trip. i xxviii 13 (for meaning here cf. Lewis and Short Latin Dictionary s.v. legatus B a and b). isin cet bliadin dend legáid (sic leg., Gwynn, Hermathena xx 262 ), MacCarthy 15.6 . Gallicanus .i. leghait do rig Roman tainic co tir Frangc, Fél. 158 § 26 . fuidhis léghaidhe . . . úadh d'innsaighi in tsenaidh, CCath. 385 . ar einach an leghaid ┐ Padraig, Misc. Ir. Ann. 1194.4 . M. . . . legait chomharba Pettair, Mart. Don. 294.17 . cur corustur legaiti ┐ letri leu . . . docum Gall Erenn, Ann. Conn. 1245.5 . do chuir [an pápa] a legaide .i. a thechtairedha . . . , BLism. 116 va30 . gé thug féin risin mbreith bhóid / a breith nír léir don léghóid, IGT Decl. ex. 1845 . as é an pápa tréna léugáidibh do bhí 'na phresidens ós na ceithre cēad- choma[i]rlibh, Mac Aingil² 5538 . seanmóntuidhe Catoilice teachda ┐ leagáide Dé iad, 6980 .

legáitech

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ind = legáit: I. do tocht i nErinn ina légaidech on bPapa, FM iii 198.10 .

legáitecht

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n ā, f. (legáit) legateship: dorat Patraicc do . . . ardlegoidecht innsi hErend, Fen. 10.12 . robai ced bliadna i llegoidecht hErend, 14 . isin dara fecht a leccaidechta, FM ii 1084.12 (a légáidechta, Mart. Don. Nov. 3 ).

légáitige

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ind = legáit: Patraicc . . . an céd légaidighe ro hoird- neadh i nErind, Mart. Don. 78.7 .

legam

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n (orig. n? Cf. legamnach and lémann), m. (cf. 1 legaid, see Meyer, Misc. Hib. vi 33 ) (grub of) clothes-moth: l.¤ .i. ligem .i. don lige ligess in t-ētag, Corm. Y 799 (in e., v.l.). at legaim ar lenamain (of women), Tec. Corm. § 16.118 (`rather suggests the meaning leech', Plummer MS. notes). nach gell imchnae bas no meirge, no luch no legheam, ní hingill, O'D. 711 ( H.3.17, col. 519 ). luch .i. in biadh. legheamh .i. in t-étach, ibid. otracht (leg. ottrach?) sódh an leaghaidh, Hard. ii 406.14 (proverbial saying).

légam

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x see légad.

? legamail

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ind ar son na n-impiredh ┐ na ndaine leagamhail ele `other weak people', Gault. 84.

legamnach

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adj o, ā (legam) moth-eaten(?): in n-eclach lonn l.¤ lista, YBL 177a27 = BB 257b20 .

leganda

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adj io, iā (cf. Lat. legendum) choice, chosen: nach biadha l.¤ . . . acht biadha beca so-imchuir bec-luaighi (lautus et exquisitus), Smaointe B. Chr. 1233 . ullmughadh l.¤ na mbiadh (saporosus), 2478 .