leiscemail

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adj (leisce) slothful: ionnas nách mbiádh sibh lesgeamh- uil, Heb. vi 12 (1828 ed.). slighe an duine leisgeamhail, Prov. xv 19 . ar na daoinibh bhíos leisgeamhuil lorgánta, Párl. na mB. 1541 .

? léit

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ind frit colla clár can noe nad l.¤ Lugthiach, LL 287a22 . Cf. léiten(a).

leite

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x see littiu.

leitech

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adj o, ā (compd. of leth? or perh. derivative of 1 leithet, Ériu xxxv 3 n. 8 ) epithet of a class of briugu, higher in rank than a b. cétach ; ample (?): briugu leiteac, diablad tocusa la suidiu, coiri ainsicc lais; tri ramuta lais, Laws v 78.7 ; glossed: leth is deach, is togaidi, d'imarcraid aigi seach in fer romuind (sc. in b. cétach), 9 . diablad tochusa in briugad cedaigh acun briugaid leteach, 11 Comm . in briughadh leithech .i. da cet do cach crudh aici, i 46.24 Comm . oca mbí caire ansic . . . is eside in briugaidh lethdech, y Comm . ben in briugadh leitig, v 386.22 Comm . briugadh lethtech .i. daghleth araine acco sech in mbriugad cedach, O'C. 1988 ( H. 4.22, p. 24 ). Also applied to a bóaire: boaire lethtech .i. do daghleth airáin aice seach in boaire, O'C. 1983 ( H. 4.22 p. 20 ).

léiten(a)

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n g s. and a p. of *léitiu, vn. of ro-laimethar, see lamaid. (daring or rash) attempt, venture; audacity: inna letena gl. ausús, Ml. 16c2 . 38d6 . let .i. linge, ut est ro let letenaib nithu ar maignib eccne .i. ro linged uirre co lamtinach tre nith gur himre[d] eccin uirre a maigin, O'Dav. 1196 . ni laimter arratas ar cin a leten `audacity', BCrólige 34 , glossed .i. . . . ar a loimthincidhi leo cin do denamh.

léitenach

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Forms: létenach

adj o, ā (léiten-) daring, venturesome : létenach gl. audax, Sg. 50b10 . din neoch as tualaing gabáil gascid ┐ is letenach imberta airm, LL 224a2 ( TTr. 490 ). ? ni hai labar as tua leten a tuasluicthe (? leg. as tualaing no as letenach . . .), O'C. 2022 ( H. 4.22, p. 48 ). leitinach .i. laimhtenach . . . leitinach .i. nocho leis in lithach is laimthinach . . ., O'C. 572 ( H. 3.18, 285 ) = lethanchar (letanchar, leatánchar, v.ll.) .i. laimthinech O'Dav. § 1175 .

leithbe

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(? leth + -be, vn. of benaid. For formation cf. 1 fidba) partiality: cin laeb, cen leithbi, gin guoaccrai, Anecd. iii 26.7 . cona cosmailib corib .i. ar na roib lethbe na dichell n[e]ich sainriuth indi partiality or neglect of anything proper (to it), O'C. 834 ( H. 3.18, 381b ). im chath . . . Chind . . . Lasnadó cen lethbe (: Eithne), Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 6 . ní bhí laobh iná leaithbhe / 'san bhreath bheairius Rígh Bhréifne, Hard. ii 296.y (glossed: leatrom no claon). ?lethbi .i. lingi, ut est imus lethbi laithiut leisci, O'Dav. 1187. In cheville: tricha echṡrían . . . / tuc Cermait can leithbi laind / do mac Ethni i n-eneclaind, LL 17925 . leithbhe .i. claon, O'Cl.

1 leithe

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Forms: leithne

n , f. (lethan). Cf. 1 lethae, lethu. Noted as an irregular form because it differs from g s f. leithne: trí persain lóir nach gabann cert: an l.¤, an reimhe, an treisi, IGT Abstr. Nouns 255.13 . width, breadth : do cheniul ēisc dianid ainm lethech ar a l.¤ , Corm. Y 825. Cf. Thr. Ir. Gl. 27.16 . ar met ┐ daingne ┐ lethi, BB 413a38 . re [a] l.¤ is re [a] linmairecht (of a fleet), Ir. Texts ii 2 § 13 . mine a cinn as l.¤ a luirg (of a spear), 72 § 31 . duille . . . cu lethi ingantaigh, Marco P. 11. se basa a lethi gacha hadhairce, 15 . ledhthi ┐ edlus na sligthidh `width and laxity', Rosa Ang. 322. 23 .

2 leithe

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x see leth.

3 leithe

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n io (perh. same as by-form leithe cited under leth, cf. section III a). shoulder, shoulder-blade : co lūan ┐ leithiu ┐ tromchridiu a chēliu for dib nadarcaib, TBC² 3665 . tonin- dnaig ind ammait leithi in chon dó assa laim chlí, LL 13890. caeca cubat 'na gabul, ┐ a leth na l.¤ , Dinds. 23 . lethe fir fenta ma connic, LL 1767 (glossed: slinn. en . . .). ro lúbsad a lee amhail turca ag troitt (of bulls), ZCP xiv 404.21 . Cf. TBC St. 5031 . l.¤ .i. slinnén, O'Cl.

léithe

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n , f. (líath) greyness (nearly always of hair): maīle nō lēithi nō cutum for a thī, Corm. Y 935 . máile is meth is moch-l.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 24.314 . na dia sini na dia leithi, Laud 610, fo. 22c (Plummer MS. notes). in sruith / cia beith do lēithi a ḟinnai, ZCP iii 34.20 . in léithi roim in aimsir cóir (of premature greying of hair), O'Gr. Cat. 178.17 . nár chíoradh a cheann a n-am a l.¤ , 23 G 24, 399.29 . bláth na hóige ar l.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xxiii 3. With transfd. meaning: a leabhair ag tuitim i leimhe 's i l.¤ , Ó Bruad. iii 4.y .