2 leithne

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ind (leth) = leth: do chul frisin catraigh / du leitne fri Loch(a) Eirne / . . . / is do l.¤ alaile / fri Gleann . . . Rige one side of you towards L.F., the other towards G.R., AU an. 759 .

leithrechas

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x see leithlechas.

leithred

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n (leth) side(?), slope(?): is amlaid ra suidiged lathrach in taige hisin. l.¤ foe fothúaid, ┐ airrand (aurard, v.l.) andess, LL 3851. Cf. leithreadh .i. leithleith. robdar leithreadha .i. dochuadar do leithleith, no dén táobh, O'Cl. `leithreadh bias, slope', Dinneen.

leithreta

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adj (cf. leithred) inclined, disposed: is mor is lethreta in cined doenna frisin dualaig-sin in ecnaig, PH 6876 . ar ro bátar leithriata (leitreta, v.l.) uile fri Poimp . . . co táinic Césair `on the side of', CCath. 1244. Cf. also O'Cl. cited s.v. leithred.

leithriata

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leithrigid

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ind (leithriu): leithrigh `restrain', Eg. Gl. 418a .

leithrind, léithrind

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n term for a division of kindred (see Celtica xiii 179 ): Cenēl Catcheirn a quo Síl Find oc Lēthrind Binnich Corp. Gen. 144 (Rawl. 141 b 20) . is ōn Chonall dano atāt Léithrind Conaill 140 (Rawl. 141 a 30) . ōnd Ailill Lēithrind Ailella 140 (Rawl. 141 a 31) . sunn condreacaid Cland Echach Buidi fri Leithrind Conaing don leth tuaid Celtica xiii 179 (Lec. 110 r a 43 = BB 149 a 35) . ? at imda a ithlanda … ad lana a letrenda IT iii 92 § 138 . Perh. same word as laithrinn (láithrinn ?).

leithriu

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Forms: laithriu, léithre

n (? -é-) Usually infl. as n-stem. Also laithriu. Cf. CCath. Gloss. s.v. lathri. léithre f. (g s. -end, -ende), IGT Decl. § 145 .

(a) Part of a harp or `timpán' to which the strings were attached: céis . . . ainm do tharraing ar a mbí ind léithriu, Lib. Hymn. i 170.265 (ACC Comm.), cf. is i in chéis isin chruit aní choṅgbas in leithrind cona tétaib intí, RC xx 166.1 (ACC Comm.). timpan becc . . . cona leithrind airgit ┐ cona deilgib óir, Acall. 5552 . 5610 . mo thimpán . . . / . . . / atá i mbun a leitrinne / airfided ban in domain, SG 248.38 .

(b) Part of a sling (táball): ro coirighsit a coirrmera . . . i llathrib a taball, CCath. 5551 . no n-imnaisc mo chend feib imnaiscther lathranna staible, LL 12899.

(c) Part of a horse's fetter or spancel: treige [n-urcomail] .i. in da id ┐ in leithri `the two withes and the side-line', Laws v 484.18 Comm . go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail, a llomna ┐ a llethrenna `Halftern(?)', TBC 3825 . sé heich luatha cona láithrib `trappings', BR² 1547 (laithrib, BR 206.1 ). leithrinn .i. urchall, no glacháin (leg. glacáin), O'Cl. Perh. also in: at imda a ithlanda / . . . / ad lana a letrenda, IT iii 92 § 138 ; (but see leithrind (léithrind ?)). See also fidletrenda, s.v. fid. dā lú is lethrend (.i. lethchos) dībh co losc, ZCP v 484 § 6 (B. na f.). As n. pr. m. Léthrend echaire Ailella, LU 6118 (TBC). Cf. leithrigid.

leithscél

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n (leth + scél) excuse, plea, pretext: ag déanamh locht gan leithsgéal `inexcusably', Dán Dé xxi 4 . leithsgéul sonn re sesamh t'fhiach an excuse for not paying you what I owe you, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 163.45 . gach agra dá bhfuil againn ┐ gach leithscéal dá bhfuil agaibhsi defence, Maguires of F. 74 . lethsgéul . . . fa ghnóaighe nach édir do chor ar cáirde make pressing affairs an excuse, RSClára 77a . In various constructions with gaibid: dá ngabhthar leo mo leithsgéal if they accept my excuse, DDána 21 a. 23 . aighne géar nach géabha ar leithsgéal, 59.3 . gabhadh an lēaghthó[i]r leithsgéal an sgrīobhneóra, Párl. na mB. 3218 . in lethscel dogab S. do `the excuse that S. made for him', ZCP vi 280.31 . níor ghabhais acht leith-sgéal lag `you gave but a lame story about . . .', Content. iv 57 . geubhad . . . mo leithsgél, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 62.90 . na bi a' gabhail leith-sceil dot bhriathraibh fein, ITS xxix 130.33 . do ghabháil a lethsgél ar ainbhḟios to excuse herself on the ground of ignorance, RSClára 65a .

Perh. in more literal sense in: na beir luaithbreith ar leithscél one side of the story(?), Acall. 1414.

leithscélach

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ind (leithscél): nách cóir dhuit bheith leithsgēulach dhuit féin making excuses, Mac Aingil² 1935 .

leithtenont

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x see leptinont.