léitmech

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adj o, ā (cf. léiten(a), léitenach) Laudatory adj. applied to warriors, strife, animals, etc., used invariably in alliterating groups. Orig. bold, daring: is é in dána dichondircil . . . is é in lumne léitmenach, TBC 5418 (létmeach, v.l.). ró hoiledh . . . iad . . . gursad luatha leidmecha ar muir ┐ ar tír, RC xiv 28 § 6 . na lama leitmichi luathechtaichi, Cog. 194.9 . comrac . . . léidmeach luathghonach, CF² 691 . ar chalpa luath léidmheach `active', Studies 1942, 207 § 51 . do-rinnedar imram . . . lēidmech lāim-t[h]ric luath, ML² 657 . gartha leidmecha luth[gh]aire `eager', St. Ercuil 1733 . ech leidmech, luathescaidh, ZCP vi 57.17 . leomain lonna léitmecha, Lism. L. 3650.

Adv. ro cuired in cath . . .co lond leidmech lánlaidir, Acall. 1803 v.l. fágbaid go síor . . . / a sliocht go leittmech ar chach (of relics sworn upon rashly), BNnÉ 146.40 . no-tas-loinget na laeich gu leitmech, BLism. 159 va10 .

léitmenach

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ind = léitmech, q.v.

léitmige

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n , f. (léitmech) daring, boldness , etc.: léitmigi na llaech, LL 230b x ( TTr. 1005 ). co n-érbairt . . . / cen laici tria léitmigi `in her vigour unabated', Met. Dinds. iv 184.14 . o tanic danatus ┐ ledmige comtrialla in catha ina menmain, CCath. 743 . a léidmhighe, a ngairm 's a[ngoil], A. Ó Dálaigh liii 9 . leidmhighe .i. mianghas, O'Cl.

léitmigid

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v (léitmech) acts daringly : álainn do léidmig . . . / ar a néignib i naonuair, Caithr. Thoirdh. 34.6 .

? léitmire

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ind (prob. for -mige): co léidmire leómain ┐ co lainne ladrainn, Fianaig. 60.13 .

leittir

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Forms: lettrach, Litrech

n (leth + tír?) pl. -tri, -trib. Also with secondary k- inflection: g s. (g p.?) na lettrach , LL 3892 (leitrech, Dinds. 1 § 42 ). Litrech, Ériu ii 176.18 . (lower ?) slope of a hill : leitir .i. leth-tirim ┐ let[h]-fliuc[h], Corm. Y 848 (tirim a leth ┐ fliuch a leth [n]aile, v.l.). fo leittreib lethglenn, SR 4720 . co riacht Leitir Cinn Abrad (? leg. leitir), Anecd. ii 79.19 . arsind lettir i Crúachain ┐ a chlaideb arsind lettir na ḟarrad, TBC 2869 (leitir, Stowe). marbais Luasce i llettri, diatat Lettre Luasce, 2012 - 3 (ina leitir o bfuil Leter Luaisge, Stowe). at ruibni rúadgascid . . . at-chíu dar leittrib na hAirlúachra` anair, MU² 368 (leicnib, v.l.). Lecht Con . . . isin leitir hi comardus Ratha na ríg síar, Dinds. 1 § 14 = issin l.¤ , LL 3824. isin leitir os Laeg anoir, Dinds. 1 § 16 = uasin l.¤ , LL 3833 . a hiathaib Lai i lleitrib Crai, RC xi 42.y .

Freq. in nn. loc.: i cath Litrech Ruaidi, Ériu ii 176.18 . i taobh Letrach dā mbrūach, Fianaig. 10 § 2. See also Hog. Onom. s.v. lettir .

lel-

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x see lenaid.

lelacit

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ind g s.: isund doberar in salann i mbelu ind l.¤ `of the child(?)', Thes. ii 251.16 (Stowe Miss.).

lelap

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see lenab.

lelbán

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x see lenbán.

1 lem

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Forms: Lemchaill, Lemdruim, Lemmag

n o,m. elm-tree: l.¤ cuassach `a hollow elm', Trip. i 84.5 . isind cuass ind lim, 18 . sdiuir do ḟid lim, IT iii 89 § 115 (= Bruchst. i 34 § 80 ) ? = 2 lem, EIS 246 . crand leimh, Lism. L. 2678 (corresponds to tylia, Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae, ed. de Smedt and de Backer 203a3 ). lemh . . . isna cailltib, Auraic. 5514 . cara ceathra (.i. l.¤) . . . .i. dil lasna ceathra in l.¤ ar a blath ┐ ar [a] canach, 5619 . Reckoned among the `athaig feda', Laws iv 146.x , Auraic. 1154 , 4249 . leamh .i. leamhán, O'Cl. As first element in place-names, Lemchaill, Lemdruim, Lemmag, Hog. Onom.