? 1 lemna

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ind amhra tuire, teóra l.¤, lethnaibh coraibh (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 197 § 7.

2 lemna

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perh. n. loc. in: druth lemna, IT iii 82 § 63. ? Also in n. pr.: a mic Con Leamhna, BB 289a43 .

1 lemnach

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x see lemnacht.

2 lemnach

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x see lenamnach.

lemnacht

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Forms: lemnachta, lemnacht, lemnaicht, leamnachta

n m. Earlier lemlacht (2 lem + 1 lacht) g s. lemnachta, Trip.² 154. LU 8120 ( FB 9 ). lemnacht, SR 998 (for lem- naicht?). lemnaicht, Rule of Tall. 11. m ., IGT Decl. § 25 (g s. -aicht, -achta). f., § 26 (g s. -achta).

New milk, milk: lemlacht .i. lacht tēith .i. lem cach tēith, Corm. Y 802 . lemnach[t] (sic leg.) gl. mulsum, Sg. 73a9 (cf. vaccam mulsam, Ducange s.v. mulsa ). l.¤ gl. mulsum, Ir. Gl. 782. mulsa .i. leamhnacht, Arch. i 335.65 (Med. Gl.). úachtar ar le(a)mlacht dó, Críth Gabl. 63 (`mixed with new milk?', notes). óchtar ┐ lemlacht ┐ . . . bláthach, 75 . caire . . . lan do l.¤ , Laws ii 254.2 . l.¤ la cat, iii 532.4 . (proverbial phrase, cf. BB 25b34 , Keat. i 160.9 ). uir minn ┐ bocor ┐ lemlacht n-aire (to be applied to a tree stripped of its bark), Laws iv 148. 21 Comm . línaid a llestar dō do lemlacht, ZCP viii 310.13 (Laud Gen.). manam thi lemlacht atbel nunc, Ir. Texts i 8 § 26 . littiu lemnachta, LU 8120 ( FB 9 ). trian na dabcha d'ḟuilib dóene . . . oentrian do l.¤ ara lár, LL 302b30 . ro mhianaigh leamhnacht acht ni tharla bó isin recleis, Lat. Lives 72.10 (pusillum lactis). ro línad leastar lan d'uisce do Brigit co rosoudh i lleamhnacht, 11 (lacte calido). a lacht et a loim et a lemlacht, TBC p. 199 n. 8 . sruth lachtmilis leamnachta , RC xxvi 136 § 8 . is é in l.¤, in chanóin chomdeta (of milk seen in a vision), xiii 74.14 . cid coirm, cid croith, cid lemlacht, Ériu iii 104 § 34 . ibhaidh in cat i[n] lleamnacht, BB 25b36 . mīan banāentuma .i. l.¤ , Aisl. MC 99.19 . meic lemnachtai immglain, 33.19 . ar na linntib lemnachta do f[h]āgbaidīs na hōg-ba, ML² 36 . ag iarraidh lemhlachta, BNnÉ 29.25 . a dtabhradh bó laoigh do leamh- nocht, PBocht 10.6 . doirtis an leamhlacht, Content. xxviii 20 .

lemnat

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n (cf. 1 lemach) the plant mallow: l.¤ gl. malua . . . maluaceus, Sg. 49b21 .

lemne

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n softness, weakness(?): cath Lochmaige cen l.¤ , LL 2056. lemhne .i. time, no buga, O'Cl. ? Cf. 1 lemna.

lemnith

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Forms: cleben

n (? leg. léimnith, noun of agency from léimm) bird- catcher(?), snare(?): auceps cabaltith (? = gabáltith) no l.¤ , Thes. ii 42.19 . cleben (dimin. of clíab?) no l.¤ , 20 .

? lemno

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ind gorab en l.¤ luae, Arch. iii 310 § 5 (B. na f.) = is dāl ena tar luä, ZCP xii 361.1 , glossed .i. uisce tar naeidin.

len

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lén

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Forms: liuin, leoin, león, -liuna, len

n o,m. (? orig. n., see n pl. below) g s. liuin(?), Fianaig. 10 § 4. ZCP x 295.31 . leoin, Lism. L. 3206. d s. león, TBC 4939. ? n pl. -liuna, Ériu viii 173.30 . g pl. len, BCrólige 61 . IGT Decl. § 61.

(a) defeat, hurt, injury, misfortune, sorrow : ar srengail nAileollo asin chath mad fair no maidset nō ar guin Concho- bair mad fair bad lēn, TBC² 3540 (= róen, TBC 5880 ). nocho rabadais lá liúin, LL 6861 (cf. lá madma, 6857 ). l.¤ catha, Acall. 4964 . uathmhar magh a mbia léan, Études Celt. iv 123.2 . trí ata mesa do ḟlaith: l.¤, brath, míairle defeat(?), Triads 243 (`sloth'). imonrōiraid, bāg ma liūin, / totim la hóga aniūil fight of my defeat(?), Fianaig. 10 § 4 (leg. immonróirad, ed.). bruig Banba fo l.¤ / ni scél crotha caín, LU 9881 . domrigne losc l.¤ , LL 18583 ( PRIA xix 548 § 26 ). cuibiur Glindi Ridi . . . / on gaeith acher dogeip len, RC xi 131.50 . noco torchair Cormac cas / gan len ar a aireachus `with his sovereignty unimpaired', ZCP xi 42 § 23. ar do ḟlaith cen lēn (to God), Arch. iii 232 § 7 . is mairg aṅces a bidbaid / inn inbaid do chora i ll.¤ when he is defeated, LL 18456 ( PRIA xix 544 § 19 ). mo chomergi-sea assin león ┐ assin chess i rraba, TBC 4939 . atchiu ár ar Eoganchaib / atchiu l.¤ ar Aidnechaib, SG 373.23 . cēn gair cech fān imthéit lēn `sooner or later every wandering comes to grief', Ériu ix 48 § 23 (tr. s.v. fán). bad (= bat) frialmach debtha . . . arna tormastar fort iliuna len lighe so that the many sufferings of the sickbed may not be added to you(?) (reading tormasatar . . . il-liuna lēn-lighe), viii 173.30 (cf. phr. lige líuin below). les-ainm lenus .i. inní is len no is lista leis do radha ris `grievous', Laws v 230.3 Comm . Cf. i 192.1 Comm . is fír ég Í Eidirsceoil, / l.¤ na gcrich d'a chomhatmáil, Misc. Celt. Soc. 328.13 . cen len cen erchra forru, PH 4126 . feasach mé ar bhás Uí Dhuibhne / ní doilghe liom léan oile, Oss. iii 296.10 . cen labra len, Lism. L. 2137 (: scēl). an léan fhuair gé do fhidir though He knew the grief she had suffered, DDána 69.11 . a chros ós chionn na leirge, / tuar leoin dar lucht aoincheirde, 65.10 . Cf. 8.8 . rí . . . / nar airigh léan budh léan dó, PBocht 16.9 . creach ar chreich an t-ég-sin Airt / l.¤ ar l.¤ , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 257.138 . a n-uabhar súd, a rúin, na hagair / ní 'sa mhó ar na leointibh laga, Ó Bruad. i 46 xliv . Attrib. g s. ? a .h. chuind a charbat leanaim leoin acuing etc. injury-inflicting (?), IT iii 85 § 78. oglaich liuin ┐ laich leadartha, MR 288.11 . In phr. lige lén (líuin, léoin) sick-bed, state of being injured or ill : ina otharli(u)g[i]u len `on his sick-bed of pain', BCrólige 61 . ? Cf. liun no len .i. toiscidh lesugtha no leptha ut est na bī meirg miliun (miliuin, v.l.) .i. mitoiscid no milesaighthi no mileptha no milen ┐ faill, O'Dav. 1150 . toirberis maol- duirne meince fair . . . ┐ do fagaibh 'na luighi liuin ar lár an atha é, ZCP x 295.31 . ō domrala i llige leōin, Sits 1918, 371 § 1 . na roscurthea int ech . . . / noco lessed lige líuin `till he should lie down forwearied', Met. Dinds. iv 66.107 . isin luighe liúinn ┐ lanesláinte, Ériu v 88.37 . Cf. viii 173.30 cited above.

In later lang. in phrases expressing grief, dismay: mo léun tu, a Oisín, uaim! alas that I have lost thee, Oss. iv 246.8 . buain na craoibhe, mo lá leóin, Studies 1926, 77 § 2 . mo léan-sa . . . / saobhadh do chéadfaidh, Keat. Poems 557. mo léan nach faicim a shamhailt, 1469 . mo lá léin-se, a Éire . . . / an chréim seo . . . do thárla leat, Hackett xv 1 . tug gan treóir mílidhe is mná / lá leóin ar tírine thú thy loss is our land's calamity, IGT Decl. ex. 1322.

(b) idleness, sloth, inertia (?): féil fir nád char corplén, Fél. June 22 . anmchara ac forcetal scēl, / senchaid lessaiges cen lēn, Arch. iii 223.22 . celebram is cuimrigem / cen lobra, cen lēn, 314 § 22. hi teirt roguidset cen l.¤ / na tri mec ┐ Danhél, KMMisc. 148.9 . is ed dlegar don aos gaoth / . . . / . . . air- naighthe nād lēn / ┐ forcedal fann trēn, ZCP vii 298.2 .

(c) Of persons one who is unable to defend himself (or his interests) because of his youth, debility, etc.: nī lūad nach liūin `it is not the praise of any weakling', Misc. Hib. 43 (: Briūin). nochon ḟuilgitis na liūin / buille Fergusa fortriūin, ZCP viii 217 § 9 (cf. meicc beca, § 8 ). In legal context infant, minor : ni haclaidh selb tuinidhi liuin na labra na ainbfis, O'C. 2470 ( Eg. 88, 38a ) .i. nocha tabair aclaidh ar in liuntach, arin mac bec, O'C. 428 ( H. 3.18, 233a ). Note also: cóic ingena ind láich, nár liúin `of the hero, who was no sluggard', Met. Dinds. iii 88.17 . mo dhá dhaltán níorsad liúin, Content. i 1 . nirb obair liúin ro-dus-clái `no idle man's work', Met. Dinds. iii 122.42 .

The follg. exx. could be referred to either (a) or (b): Cormac cen l.¤ , LU 4173 (`free from sorrow', Met. Dinds. ii 14.57 ). tosach lubra l.¤ , Anecd. iii 16.18 . ferr lēn lubra, 20.2 . cid canat tonna, toirm trén, / cen nach l.¤ (cheville), SR 7898.

Compds. ¤alt: loingsigh co len-alt (: mēlacht) `sorry plight', Misc. Hag. Hib. 28.16 . ¤lige sick-bed, see Ériu viii 173.30 cited above.