leime

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n , f. (2 lem)

(a) impotence: claimhe ┐ l.¤ ┐ buidre ┐ caithe ┐ bacaide (in a list of physical defects), O'C. 1140 ( H. 3.18, 454b ). d'éag an bheódhacht leor gan leimhe, Poems of Seafraidh Ó Donnchadha 9 .

(b) folly: ar mét a léimhe (sic) dhó dol do dhenamh na foghlamtha soin, RC xxix 122 § 22 . sgaoilidh gan leimhe labhra / ilcheasda gach ealadhna, O'R. Poems 3197 . gurab tréna leimhe-sean . . . tarla san ghuais sin é, TSh. 9635. créad é a mhéad do leimhe (quae stultitia est), 7136 . gaois an domhnáin . . . / leimhe d'fhiadhain Íosa a dháil, Hackett xlii 122 = Keat. Poems 1310 . léigidh an t-amadán a leimhe leis ós áird, Prov. xiii 16 . do chum a leimhe do chor a ccéill . . . do lucht an díomais, O'Hussey TC 73.15 . nach foil acht leimhe ┐ óinmhideacht . . . a ccrionnacht lochta an domhainsi, 228.10 .

Sense vague in: a leabhair ag tuitim i leimhe 's i léithe i gcúil, Ó Bruad. iii 4.11 .

léimm

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n, n. vn. of lingid. m. and f. IGT Decl. § 45.

(a) act of leaping, somet. act of moving (rapidly) (against), hence act of attacking: ba léim ro leblaingseom tarsin cathraig ammuich, LU 9077 ( FB 82 ). dammidethar fá dí día lémaim ┐ forémid, LU 9132 ( FB 88 ). focherdat a pupli i sudiu ┐ dotíagat día leimim inna carptib they come to jump it, LU 5216 ( TBC² 738 ). Cenel Eoghain do leim libh, / baire nach bia gan airimh that C. E. marches with you(?), Ir. Texts ii 101 § 38 . deacair dom luing léim na tuinne, PBocht 1.26 . léim Teamhra ná tabhair d'aoidh `think not of rushing to T.,' DDána 105.23 . ag tocht dá léim coming to attack it(?), Aithd. D. 50.20 . mīlidh Chlāir Leamhna do léim, O'R. Poems 668 . inntleacht Meadhbha . . . / meallais mac . . . Damháin / do léim a chomhalta Con, DDána 104.20 . gan neart slóigh láinmhir dá léim attacking it, 119.15 . nach lamhthar . . . / léim na foraoise fásaigh `that no foe attack his wild lair', Aithd. D. 16.21 . lá don chraoisigh . . . / ag léim brogha, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 239.74 . lucht léimthe léimeann gach tíre invaders(?), Keat. Poems 563 . gan léim eisde dhí dá diaigh without its smoke issuing from it(?), DDána 119.6 . ní asse linn ǽm léim dind béstatu et dind tinchosc inna ndóine for aisṅdíis di thuiste dúile `to leap from the morality and from the teaching of human beings to a declaration of the creation of the elements', Wb. 5c16 . bean ag léim le cóig gciallaibh / d'iarraidh Néill Óig `each lady, her five senses throbbing, seeks Niall Óg', Aithd. D. 15.24 . croidhe . . . / ag léim d'orghráin, Studies 1919, 257 § 10 . ag léim ó locht go locht, TSh. 1677 . léim thar uimhir éigcinnte to ignore(?), Content. vi 86.

(b) Folld. by words denoting strife, etc. rushing into: tú ag léim deabhtha is díchiollach, O'R. Poems 117 . ar léim gleóidh trē ghaillíat[haibh], 124 . ní lonn acht ag léim caithghliadh, DDána 117.39 . fear as leomhanda ag léim treas, 38 . ag léim gacha troda, 111.20 . Cf. léim fa ghaoibh géara `to charge against the sharp spears', Aithd. D. 30.33 .

(c) Freq. of passing from life to death: īar n-ar lēim ōr colainn crīn, ZCP vi 266 § 10 . go bfuair [sin] Tadg Luimnig léim till T. met his death(?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 122.6 . léim na huaidhe, PBocht 3.18 . léim fan lia, 2.6 . Cf. [dá cét b]liadan . . . / saegal F[inn ba fa]da in ré / co torchair gá léim aeisé, SG 150.31 .

(d) leap, bound : leim gl. saltus, Sg. 106b8 . saltus .i. l.¤ , Thr. Ir. Gl. 40.z . is inand saltus isin teangaidh laidianta ┐ léim isin Gaedailg, O'Gr. Cat. 301.26 . lēim .i. lū-ēim .i. lūud sēim hē, Corm. Y 835 . roretha, roléimenna, Tec. Corm. § 21.4 . la féimmed ind lemme dochúatár ind fir aile failing to make the jump, LU 9134 ( FB 88 ). ba dóig laisseom tra combad ó lémum dochúatár ind laith gaile tairse by leaping, LU 9131 ( FB 88 ). cleasaideacht is lēmenna, Ériu iv 174 § 8 . Cf. PH 892 . sitrech . . . na n-ech . . . ┐ a lemenda re gloraib na srian aca n-imnastad, TTebe 2332 . mo réim is rioth doill / fan bhioth do léim [loinn] `in eager haste', Aithd. D. 52.2 . l.¤ aithbe see aithbe. Fig. doiligh . . . / leanmhain [dá bhur] léimeannaibh vacillations, 79.11 . ? Cf. glor gan lacurán, gan léim, Hy Maine 132.28 . le n-a ngrádh ná tabhair léim do not contend for, Dánta Gr. 82.5 .

In chevilles: dia féil — ní léim ṅ-imḟann — / ascnam céim for caland no feeble progress, Fél. Dec. 31 . fa léim sodháin it was a fortunate step, DDána 113.5 . léim go luinne `bounding impetuously', Content. xxviii 29 . eistecht Mo Chutu léim ṅglan, LL 15562.

(e) beirid (do-beir) l.¤ leaps, bounds : da rugus léim suas iar sin, / a richt nathrach, Ériu iv 112 § 8. To Christ: rugais ocht léimeanna . . . léim a nimh, etc., Dán Dé xxix 18 - 19 . rugais léim . . . as an uaigh, 21 . léim do bhreith . . . a sádhaile na beatha so, TSh. 556.

(f) Of the gushing forth of water: an Múaid ag breith lémend lúidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1256 . léim buinne, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 224.126 . tomhaidhm locha léim inbhir, Content. xxx 29 . san oidhche chéadna ro chlos / léim Bóinne `the springing forth of the Boinn', iv 30 .

(g) In nn. loc.: oc Leim ind eich, AU an. 586 . co Léim- mic-Neill, ii 212.17 . Léim an Eich, Keat. iii 1405. See also Hog. Onom.

Compd. ¤thelcun: agá lot ┐ agá léimthelgon `vexing him with plunging discharge of missiles', Caithr. Thoirdh. 23.16 .

See also s.vv. bolg, líne, 1 lige, lúth, 1 néim.

léimmed

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ind = léimm: lucht léimthe léimeann gach tíre, Keat. Poems 563. Fig. do dhul ar seachran creidimh . . . ┐ do leimeadh amach tar fhal lubhghoirt na heagluisi, Luc. Fid. 193.8 . ag leimeadh o thom go tom digressing, dodging an issue, 273.15 . do ni sibh amhlaidh le leimhidh gan fhath a bpuncuibh airidhe (said by a Catholic to a heretic), 183.2 .

léimmennach

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n (léimm) leaping, leap : do nech [f]uarus-[s]a do mnaibh . . . is i in mael mancend is i do-faircend in leminnach (: hErinnach), IT iii 65 § 134 . trīcha laithe lēmennach / ō ṡin co cenn a uide a leap of 30 days (i.e. a month), Bruchst. i 57 § 128 (but perh. adj. here, cf. 1 léimnech). im shist leimenndaigh do dhenumh, Buile Ṡ. 122.8 . ag surdlaigh, ag lemendoigh, 126.z .

léimmid

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v (léimm) jumps, leaps : gur leim lon go prap do craoibh, BNnÉ 141.11 . do ghobh confadh na coin . . . ┐ lingid air, 159.18 (ionnus gur leimeadar, v.l.). linges a anam go hobann as, 22 (limus, v.l.). do leim ech B. isin mbrainde, ZCP vi 288.7 . do léim seision suás, Acts xiv 10 . sonu(i)s ┐ séa(i)n . . . / annbhúr mullach go léir go léim' ó bhathas go trácht, Párl. na mB. 357 .

Note also: ro leim B. a ech tar aill jumped his horse, ZCP vi 288.4 .

1 léimnech

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adj o, ā (léimm) leaping, bounding, agile . ?Of fish: in t-eisc lemnech, IT iii 65 § 132 n. 3 (in taes clomnach, text; ? leg. taesc lemnech). cech bradan taebalaind . . . baethlemnech, RC xxvi 136 § 10. Freq. of horses: da n-echaib lúatha lemnecha, TBC 3376 . midhach . . . luath luthmur leimnech, CCath. 4734 . searrach . . . lúthmhar léimneach, Butler Poems 2283 . Of people: G. lesciol lemnech lug, LL 13446 (cf. ech . . . lúamnach . . . lugléimnech, LU 10202 ). ingen druth . . . lemneach dremneach, IT iii 98 § 159. Other applications: tene derg . . . lemnech letarthach, i 191.13 . o mhuigh . . . / luamnach lemneach, iii 98 § 159 . trí teangtha liosda, luardha, léimneacha, ML 120.6 .

2 léimnech

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Forms: léimrech

(léimm) d s. -nech, nig. Later also léimrech. Freq. as vn. leaping, jumping : caillech . . . luath ag leimnig, MR 198.2 . doní leimnech isin tshámrad (of the locust), PH 7665 . baill . . . ic bidgarnaig . . . ┐ lama letartae ic leimnech `twitching', CCath. 6100 . da nathraigh . . . for leimnigh ┐ for banganaigh, 4121 . forind dib ig imrusgal, foirind ic lemnigh, Aen. 1419 . cúig cinn . . . ag leimnigh imon sligidh, Buile Ṡ. 122.27 . slán re ruith ┐ re léimreach, Oss. iii 254.22 . do chonnairc sí Dáibhi Rígh ag léimnigh ┐ ag damhsa, 2 Sam. vi 16 . éisc . . . ag léimrigh, E. O'Rahilly 172.1.

Fig. leimnech on peccad co araile, PH 7666 . ag léimnigh go lúthmhar ó locht go locht, TSh. 8666 . léimneach tar líne / is bualadh reomham ar mholadh mo mhíleadh, Hackett xxxix 121 (léimreach, v.l.).

ésargnodh .i. tuargain no l.¤ , O'Dav. 811. Perh. read béimnech, cf. léimniugud.

See also léimmennach.

léimnige

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n [ f.] (1 léimnech) agility : doróscí . . . do ócbadhaib domain uile, etir lúas ┐ léimnigi, TTr.² 217 . ar lúas ┐ leimnige, 1216 .

? léimniugud

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ind esargnodh aeoir .i. leimniugud no tuargain in aeair re ceile fhasas dé, O'Dav. 811. Leg. béim-?

leinbín

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n (lenb) little child . Of a dwarf: inmain leinbhín . . . / darbo comainm Cnú deróil, Acall. 633. Cf. lenbán.

leine

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n (?-é-) narration: is lang mo lēine (.i. . . . is trūagh mo sgēla), ZCP v 487 § 2 (B. na f.). i laí-gleandaib leabar, ┐ i lleinid (? leg. -ib) lethgealaib literdha . . . gacha caingni `in the plain context of the written narrative of each event', MR 270.7 .