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.

lenab

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Forms: lelap, lelab, lenap, lenab, lenam, lenb, lenbh, lenb, lenbh, lenab, lenabh, lenaim

n o,m. Earliest form lelap; later lelab, lenap, lenab, lenam, lenb, lenbh. lenb, lenbh, IGT Decl. § 15 . lenab, lenabh, § 16 . See ZCP xxix 303.

(a) infant, babe, child : lelup . . . nō lenab, Corm. Y 797. co ro derdrestar in lelap, IT i 69.23 ( Lg. 5 , leanamb, v.l.). rechtaid cách co lelbu, Tec. Corm. § 31.5 . cach cetlelap beres bean ar tus, Laws iii 38.17 Comm . bean teite [di tarr . . . ] .i. eiples iar mbreith lelaip, v 488.1 Comm . nó scréchaitís na lelaip, TTr.² 1875 . no renta do nert oc denam neich ar do lelbu, YBL 122b21 , 44 . in tan ropo lenam béc, LU 368 (ACC Comm.). cleirech na lenap (of St. Ultán), Fél. 200.1 . in l.¤ , 110.27 . macain .i. lenib na mban ro marb in Buide Chonaill . . . na noidin, Fél.² cxlii § 4 . or bam l.¤ ┐ or bam túalaing lapharthai, IT i 120.23 ( TE 5 ). lama lenaim , IT iii 77 § 43 (leanaibh, v.l.). bannscál . . . ┐ lenabb ina láim, Thr. Hom. 68.15 (= nóidiu, 20 ). iar mbreith in linim for altruma, Laws ii 146.3 Comm . lúth-clesa leinim gan cheill, MR 294.9 . leanb óc, Ériu ii 182.8 . mar brécthar séd a láim lenaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 706 (: Emain). sguir a leinibh dot méd meanma / beirid an t-ég lenbha leis, ex. 708 . ó aois leinb gus an lá a-niogh, Dán Dé xxi 31 (: fheirg). gér leanbh ar aois eighir Airt / nír ghaois leinibh a labhairt, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 60. 39 - 40 . tugadar chuige leinibh, do chum go mbean- fadh sé riu, Mark x 13 . do rug fós an dara leanabh, Mac Aingil² 2680 . an leanbh . . . ná an seanóir, TSh. 7646 . mnā ┐ leinbh gan baisteadh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 39.21 . na mná ┐ na leanba, Jer. xli 16 . leanbh cíghe a suckling, PBocht 19.14 . leanabh cígh, DDána 17.1 (: beanadh). Note also: in saithe seng sen-l.¤ `this lithe swarm of grown children' (of warriors), Met. Dinds. iv 48.88 (: ragat recte regat).

(b) young man, youth, boy : a óigleanaibh, TD 1.25 (: ¤leabh- air). na cengail tú fein . . . ris na leanbhaibh bhes isin ord, ITS xxix 203.7 . ná peacuighidh a n-aghaidh an leinimh (sc. Ioseph), Gen. xlii 22.

l.¤ léiginn = mac léiginn: a measg na leanab léighinn, IGT Decl. ex. 709.

l.¤ Dé, l.¤ Muire, etc. freq. of Christ; leanb Muire dá lenta a lorg, IGT Decl. ex. 700 (: derg). ex. 704 (: ṡearbh). leanb Dé ón bhás mur do bhiodhg, ex. 703 . leanb Moire, Dán Dé xx 12 (: cealg). a Rí na ríogh / . . . a leinbh na hóighe, A. Ó Dálaigh xxviii 8 (: fheidhm).

lenabántacht

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lenad

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Forms: leanmhuin, leanadh

vn. of lenaid: leanmhuin, leanadh, IGT Verbs § 80 (230.21) . In phrase lucht a leanta followers, TSh. 2295. lucht a leanta isna healadhnaibh seo, Keat. i 70.y .

lénad

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lénae

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n io As fem. docum na léna, RC vi 176.60 (issind lenu biucc, n. l. 62 ). meadowland (from context usu. or always along river-bank or swamp): iter fid ┐ mag ┐ lenu, Thes. ii 239.16 . a sescunn da cor la descert léni `by the south of the meadow', 238.10 (n. loc.?). i táeb ind lénai, Mór M. 11. luid-seom . . . do chluchi frisna gillu isin léna, Fing. R. 427 . docum na léna boi i mbord na habund, RC vi 176.4 . sáidid . . . C. a bachaill isin lēna na Carrcci, BColm. 52.12 . Achad Muine . . . cona lénu ┐ cona mónaí .i. corrice in lathaig riss anes, Misc. Arch. Soc. 132.14 . riasc nó léana nó béal átha, Keat. Poems 446 . ag inghilt ar léana, Gen. xli 18 . air léana níl feór, Hard. ii 20.6 .

corr l.¤ heron: soeteir hi corraib lena, RC xx 40.14 ( ACC Introd.). do-connairc sí an chorr léna ┐ a dhá hén, CF² 1401 . cnó l.¤ : uirgola fraghinaria .i. lus na cno lena .i. culuran, Arch. i 334 § 36. ballsamita. gamandrie .i. iubar lena `meadow- yew', 335 § 74 . an bunnán léana `bittern', Zeph. ii 14.

For use in nn. loc. see Hog. Onom. s.vv. léna , mag .

Also perh.: slat lena ni laoch ro lamh, LL 394.16 = léana, 23 G 8, 39.32 .

lenaid

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Forms: -lenai, lenid, lenaid, -len, lentar, lia, -lia, -ruilli, -liad, -lilibh, lile, -lile, lil, lilith, -lilfi, -lliles, lilfes, lilit, lil, lilis, lilis, lili, liligh, lil, -lil, lil, lil, lil, leltar, leldar, lellatar, leltar, leltar, -ruildetar, lilis, lenad, lenamain, lenta

v Indic. pres. 2 s. -lenai, LU 3914 ( SC 43 ). 3 s. lenid, Wb. 5c16 . lenaid, Sg. 9b17 . -len, Mon. Tall. 129.2 . pass. dia lentar , Laws i 266.4 . Subj. pres. 2 s. lia, Cóic Con. Fug. 16 § 3. 3 s. -lia, O'C. 1886 ( 23 P 3, 22a ). With perfective particle: -ruilli, O'Dav. 1364. impf. 3 s. -liad, RC xi 446.55 = ZCP iii 249.19 . Fut. 1 s. -lilibh, Ériu ii 227.x . 2 s. lile, Fél. Prol. 309 , 311 (sic MSS.). 3 s. -lile, Laws i 192.2 Comm . RC x 68.15 (lil, v.l.) (used for subj.). Dinds. 127. lilith, Ériu v 242.178 . -lilfi, O'D. 976 ( H. 3.17, col. 679 ). rel. -lliles, Wb. 10a5 . lilfes, Hib. Min. 82.17 (= linfes, LL 19089 ). 3 pl. lilit, Trip.² 2122. Lism. L. 3477 (citation). Pret. and perf. 3 s. lil, Im. Brain 62 (lilis, v.l.). LU 5625 ( TBC² 1145 ). lilis, LL 11244 ( TBC 4453 ). LL 8907 ( TBC 1574 ). lili, RC x 68.8 (liligh, lil, v.ll.). -lil, Thes. ii 291.16 ( Ml. Poems 2 ). ro lil , Ml. 54d7 . Fél.² cxxi 32. Trip.² 887. TBC 1058 . rod lil , LU 6182 ( TBC² 1698 ). diar lil , PH 6538. 3 pl. leltar , Ir. Texts i 12 § 36 (Vita Brigitae). ro leldar , Ml. 96c13 . ro lellatar , Corm. Bodl. s.v. Morann (ro leltar , Y). ro(m) leltar , LU 9401 . 9435 . -ruildetar, 3265 ( SC 6 ).

Later as secondary vb. with stem len-. IGT Verbs § 73 , § 80 . The stem lil- tends also to become generalised, hence lilf-, lilis, see above.

Vn. lenad, lenamain. Cf. líth. Part. lenta.

I Intrans. remains, continues, survives: no feidligfed .i. leanfad (sic leg.) a mbescna, Arch. iii 12 § 19 . ni fada dho lean in scél, BB 31b9 . ro llen berla n-ebra / ic lucht in domuin, Rawl. 69a26 . o roclai-sium cath for deman ni len claoine evil no longer survives, Lism. L. 2146. Esp. of names: ro lenastar int ainm as Cothraige the name C. survived, Thes. ii 309.49 ( Hy. ii 6 gl .). les-ainm lènus (one of seven kinds of satire), Laws v 228.26 . ni fes in lile itir in t-ainm, i 192.2 Comm . it lethdire fir dia mbí aír no lesainm . . . dia foclat comaithigh co lilfi fri ré a í ┐ a iarmui, O'D. 976 ( H. 3.17, col. 679 ). ó bheith da corp sa ghlaisi / do lean ó Dhubh Dubhghlaisi, Duan. Finn ii 22 § 13.

With various prepp. With A pursues (a matter), persists in: ni lenab ass ní bús mó / . . . / maithfettsa duit mo liubhru, Anecd. ii 37 § 5 . lenaid as in ecclais, BNnÉ 309.y (`[they will] follow the church thence', but perh. rather cleave to or uphold (ipv. pl. 2) the church; perh. read ar, cf. Arch. Hib. i 90 xi below). In phr. l.¤ as sin it follows from that: ma theid [an eglais ar sechran] . . . lena as sin nach ttegasg an Spiorad naomh í, Luc. Fid. 366.14 . nir lean as sin gurab . . . olc leis onor . . . do thabhairt do neithibh oile, 217.13 .

With CO cleaves to: mani dernat co cenn mís dotíagat for cairdde ná[d] lenat a lepthai cucai anall, Críth Gabl. 362 `do not adhere to him', p. 71 . fir Eirenn tar ler lilit / co Brighit is co Brenuinn, Lism. L. 3477.

With DI (somet. perh. DO) clings to, adheres to, cleaves to, stays with, follows : ro leldar díb són gl. rotae axibus adhiserunt, Ml. 96c13 . lil in chertle dia dernainn, Im. Brain 62 (lilis, v.l.). Cf. Anecd. i 69 § 165 (ICM). leltar da clam do Brigit, Ir. Texts i 12 § 36 . bes ar Emer nocon err in ben día lenai, LU 3914 ( SC 43 ). luid Fergus . . . forsin n-imarchor n-ísin. Lil di sudiu . . . Etarcomol, LU 5625 ( TBC² 1145 ). lilis Cu Chu- laind . . . dena sluagaib, LL 8907 ( TBC 1574 ). coraigis . . . in cend risin colaind ┐ leanaid de fochétoir, RC xxiv 62 § 23. marcach in mara mongaig / ní lenand do sithlongaib, LU 3990 ( SC 45 ). nogo len uisci do bir / ni lean cin neich diaraile, Ériu v 24.27 . do lensat de `they clung to him' (of one taking cattle in distress), Laws ii 50.10 Comm . na len diom-sa, TFrag. 208.16 . dobert dono uball do ara liad di lar amail no liad ind uball sin, RC xi 446.55 (`follow the ground'). Fig. a lliles dind ancretmiuch bid ancretmech, Wb. 10a5 . lenit a pecthe dindí dobeir a ngrád, 29a23 . ro lil dím m'ernigde ┐ ni dechuid huaim gl. nunquam a me promouit oratio mea, Ml. 54d7 . lenaid din gutai thóisig gl. ex superiore pendens uocali, Sg. 9b17 . is menand is dind insci riam lenid, Wb. 5c16 (`it is clear that he adheres to the previous utterance'; ? continues with, carries on with). acht co ro lentar don cedna provided that one persevere with the same, RC xxvi 366.21 . lia do fír .i. len din conair fugill is fir, Cóic Con. Fug. 16 § 3 . lilisiu . . . / donaib félib, Fél. Prol. 309 , 311 . ro lil menma mnā Cāier do Nēde, Corm. Y 698 (58.18) . ro lil ainm de .i. Mogh emi, Thr. Ir. Gl. 30.19 . conid de rod lil Goll de that's why the name G. stuck to him, LU 3178 . adbert M. gan a losgudh do denamh nach lenadh a cin don tir, Ériu iii 152.4 . cīa fot lenfa desin? . . . Nad lenab ō shunn how long wilt thou carry this on? Aisl. MC 65.17 , 18 . ná lean díom i n-a ndearnas, Aithd. D. 34.15 . níor lean dá nós, Keat. Poems 1453 . grádh Dé ┐ gach ní leanas de, TSh. 9091 . an dream dá leanann sal na seinchion, 5247 . leanann dá slighthibh saobha, 5011 . coir ord ura dlige dia lentar leir which is assiduously adhered to, Laws i 266.4 (glossed: .i. mada lentar de co leir, 292.28 ). Appar. with DO in: fada leanus an léan dáibh (: ḟagháil), Ériu viii 193.35 .

With FOR (AR)

(a) stays attached to, clings to: co rralsat sis anchoram; ro lend ar bendchopor in derthaige, Thes. ii 328.41 ( Hy. v Comm .) = for bendchopar, IT i 39.8 . Fig. ro lil in doíri sin forsna cellaib, Trip.² 887 . conid de ṡodain ro lil in t-ainm aurdairc fair .i. Cuchulaind, TBC 1058 . cur re teachta i dteagh nimhe / ná lean ar eachtra eile, DDána 10.33 . leanaidh Eoin ar an eaglais (i.e. became a priest), Arch. Hib. i 90 xi .

(b) proceeds against : bí leam, ná lean ar mo dhíomas `punish not my pride', Aithd. D. 97. 36 .

(c) Of reciting a tale, urging a request or explanation, continues, persists in: lean . . . ar aithris éachtmhar sheilg Fhinn, Oss. vi 16.9 . ní leanabh air I need say no more, Dánta Gr. 81.11 . ni lenfa me ort tair eis sin I shall not importune thee further, BCC 368.7 (§ 345) . ní leanamh (= -abh) tairis sin ort `I shall not press it further', Keat. iii 1502 . da leana ar cialla mar soin, Content. v 42.

With FRI remains with: do chuaidh D. ┐ ar lean ris ar tír `those who were along with him', Rel. Celt. ii 204.30 .

With I

(a) remains in, continues in, sticks in, clings to: dris na droigean . . . .i. lus lenas a n-edach, Laws iv 276.10 Comm . is ainceas do an fod lili a ndeguidh a athgabala, ii 52.x Comm . go ros lil desidhe teidbinniuss ciuil . . . isin leath tes, Leb. Gab. 282.16 . len .i. tarisim, ut est len a ndiamair, O'Mulc. 784 . dochótar a ceithri cosa isin cloich [┐] feidligit (.i. leanait) innti a fuillechta semper, Arch. iii 20 § 49 . míla géra . . . / ro leltar im srúb, LU 9401 . do len mo chos is tuir taeis, SG 243.36 . muilcheand moradbal cnam . . . co leandais na longbraigid, YBL 177a21 = BB 257b15 . cor[o] lensat a nglacca i mburd na luingi, CCath. 2121 . an eass ina laim ro lean, Duan. Finn ii 74 § 29.

(b) persists in, perseveres with: ní ro lil in cléirech isna coibsenaib, SG 415.7 . leanamaóis is an charthannacht, Párl. na mB. 4034 .

With LA cleaves to, follows : cia ba nóidenán ar áes / ni lil la [macc]u ingaes `clave not with', Thes. ii 291.16 ( Ml. Poem I § 7 ).

II Trans.

(a) follows (a leader): rata-linestar mac dó a son of his followed him, MU² 164 . Lugaid Loigde lentais slūaig, ZCP xii 379.20 . not-lenfutsa in slóg-sa `this army will follow thee', CCath. 638 . A. gusin lucht rolen, Aen. 53. lenfat amal cech ṅdescipul he, PH 2189 . a méad do lean Lúiceifear, Dán Dé v 12 . do len an senoir Ioseph hi i ngach conair, Smaointe B. Chr. 1097. Fig. imitates : leanam naomhadh gacha naoimh `may I imitate', Dán Dé xxvii 26 . do lean mé sna peacthuibh Pól, IGT Decl. ex. 765 . do lean Tadhg . . . aigneadh an ois éigcríona `followed the instinct of the foolish deer', Content. xxv 7 . as beg lenus Iosa Críosd in nglaine chroidhe `follow', RSClára f. 142b . lenuid na sethra- cha . . . gnás na mbráthar mionúr, f. 78a .

(b) follows (a track): ros-len Nel . . . / a lorg, LL 211b21 . in béist . . . ro-sl-len folliuchta in tshlóig, PH 7226 . lorg na lánamhna leanais, TD 20.39 . Fig. co lenand fer na leth- fiadnaise lorg Iúdais, PH 7623 . sliocht na gcéidfhear dá bhfuil féin / ní leanann, Aithd. D. 30.23 . an drong leanas an seachrán so, TSh. 4321 . mar go leantar an cion comhgais leó, Keat. i 68.21 . do lean sē slighe S. Froinsias ō aibíd, Beatha S. F. 1716.

(c) pursues, chases (with hostile intent): cor' len ┐ cor' geogain co mor, Dinds. 132 . cethruime uathu isin nesbac [do lenadar amach] . . . sechtar crich `for (injury to) the idler whom they follow outside the border', Laws iii 268.8 Comm . ro-lenastar Iriel . . . iat. Et ro-gab ac slaide . . . in tṡlúaig, LL 177b18 ( CRR 52.x .) lenais Fer Diad C. tar áth siar, TBC St. 3225 . ra lensad co longphort . . . iad, TTebe 4296 . ro meabhaidh for Airgiallaibh . . . ┐ ro lenta co Craibh Caille, FM i 438.18 . do lean Ioab . . . é . . . ┐ do chuir sé A. i raon madhma, TSh. 997. Fig. persecutes, harasses : cidh imarlensatt na demna hē, ZCP xii 291.19 .

(d) claims, exacts : ná lean cóir meidhe an mheasa `exact not the justice of the Judgment scale', Dán Dé vii 16 . do leanfadh tú oruinn í (sc. an deachmhadh), DDána 25 a. 7 . lenfat mo chert ar Cloinn Dalaig, Ir. Texts ii 40 § 1 . leanuimsi i gcéadóir an geall `I go promptly in pursuit of the gage', TD 22.13 . a ndligheann tú mar tá i litribh / leanfa `thou shalt insist on thy rights as defined in documents', Aithd. D. 31.20 . ? adeirid Muimhnigh . . . / ní nach leanaid a laochraidh, Content. ii 11 (`do not approve'). déntar mo dichennad-sa lat-sa, co ro-lenair trocaire Dé iar m'écaib-sea, PH 803 (`and thou wilt get').

Particularly in phrase l.¤ x (ar y) prosecutes a claim arising out of x (against y), calls y to account for x: dá leanta a Dhé a ndearnas `if Thou punish my sins', Dán Dé viii 11 . saoilim nach leanfaidhe leis / an cló do chuaidh 'na bhaithis `will not avenge', iv 10 . ná lean oirn-ne fhuil th'eidhre, DDána 40.23 . Nechtain gum dhín ar cech ndeoraid / lentair ag Síl Eogain orm S.E. are calling me to account because N. protects me, Ir. Texts ii 42 § 14 . ól a lachda leanaidh sí / . . . / ar Íosa, Aithd. D. 100.34 . lean ar th'fhaghlaidh a hanuaill claim retribution for its (i.e. my soul's) arrogance from Thy enemy(?), PBocht 3.43 .

(e) adheres to, cleaves to: ni lenat foidhlenna fatha, O'Dav. 855 (.i. nocha lenadh a snaithedh donahib lennaib, Laws iv 384.29 Comm .) (garments do not adhere to hooks (or racks) ?). ruilli .i. lenmuin, ut est mac claime ni comail mathair ar nach ruilli aillsi uaithi .i. ar na ro lena loissi oll na claime uaithi, O'Dav. 1364 (? leg. nach[a]). nis lenat cinaidh, Ériu xvi 181 § 17 . teagdais nār lean dath na dīadh, Arch. iii 236 § 3 . ro lensad a dhi laim an tuadh, BNnÉ 185.1 . Very common in fig. use: (a) ni leanat peactha nech a mic, O'D. 977 ( H. 3.17, col. 679 ). muna lia leasugadh Luigdeach Luige Lugaid lathgaile .i. mana leanad cinta leasuighthi do Lughaidh laechdha, O'C. 1886 - 7 ( 23 P 3, 22a ). in tsrotha . . . niges anmand na náem din chutrumma chinad nos lenand, LU 2094 ( FA 16 ). ingean laich as lucra a laigh- nibh / nach lean locht, IT iii 88 § 107 . duine . . . / co nglan- c[h]ēill . . . / nīnlen robāes, ZCP vi 267 § 10 . nis-len ecnach ond oes chetlach, Auraic. 5252 = Arch. iii 296 § 44 . lenad hires, PH 2412 . congain liom go leanar th' fhoras that I may adhere to your law, DDána 2.7 .

Particularly of a name, nickname or satire: conid de ro lil Colman mac Dairine he, Fél.² cxxi 32 . ro lellatar iarum a dá n-ainm in fer, Corm. Bodl. 14 s.v. Morann (ro leltar, Y; ro lenustar, LB). conid de ro len in t-ainm a mmag do ingor Meic Cecht .i. Mag mBrénguir, LU 7980 . in bríathar dorat andsin / ros len, . . . / cosin nómad nó n-arsaid, Met. Dinds. iv 130.87 . coro len ainm int salchair he, LB 145b52 . Cf. ondíu . . . lilit gabair far clainn, Trip.² 2122 (`according to Colgan the descendants of these thieves had always beards "caprinis subsimiles"', Stokes note).

Of the preservation of a term or proverbial saying: is ed armit fairend aile . . . conid din tendáil út lentar tendál samna o sin, LU 7045 . ósin ille lentar in senbrīathar has been preserved, Aisl. MC 65.9 . `gach éan mar a adhbha' / oirrdhearc so is ['s] sé leantar, DDána 98.1 .

(f) pursues, proceeds with (a narration, investigation): conid aidid L.¤ . . . andsin . . . nī hē lenfam sund beos, TBC² 882 . leor lend lenmait a sanaisnís, LL 16157 . dá leanta libh if you investigated the matter, TD 32.13 . do leantaoi le labhra tais / snáithe síodamhail seanchais `the silken threads of history used to be traced', Content. xii 4.

(g) continues: an Ragnall-sa . . . ó na lenmhuid Clann Raghnaill do rágh rena shliochd, Rel. Celt. ii 160.18 . do lenadh an ruáig orrtha, 192.10 .

(h) follows, comes after: ind crosfigeild fri biad cond neoch no-dus-len `with the part which follows', Mon. Tall. 129.2 . maille ris na hurnaighthibh lenus íad, RSClára f. 100a . fūigefem deghṡompla ag an lucht lenfas sinn, f. 37a .

lénaid

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Forms: leónaid, lénad, léonad, lénta, léonta

v (1 lén) cf. liúnaid, léiniud. Later also leónaid. impairs, injures, wounds: ro lénad nert Demuin `weakened hath been', Fél. Prol. 253 . lenaidh lógh a enech, Ériu xiii 15.20 (immedi- ate context obscure). len .i. bacail, ut est lenaidh logh n-enech .i. bacaid logh n-enech na flatha, O'Dav. 1162 (`a stopping ut est it hinders(?) honour-price') (`stains', Hermathena 1935, 64 ). o roscarsatar ar cuir / nachar lén, a Lucifuir, SR 1725 (here perhaps read len; cf. cid 'moatai diar lenamuin? 1722 ). lénfaid cach a chomaithech, co mera cach brathair araile, RC xxvi 40 § 207 (Imm. in dá Thuarad). ná rosléna cin i crí, Met. Dinds. iii 182.207 (`besmirch', Gloss.; lena, leno, v.ll.). ram lensatar ram lénsatar (sc. mo phecctha), Laud 610, fo. 6b (Plummer MS. notes). tescfaiter táib / leonfaitir lama, TFerbe 187 . co C. mac . . . Fintain, co tenid leonas ergala `that wounds battalions', Ériu i 116.15 . do chosnomaidh bain in beatha / ro leonamh lamh flatha, BB 34a1 . co raleansat co ralagaigset a cengail, TTebe 212 . rathuitseadar . . . a n-arm urnochta ar lár . . . ┐ ralenaid a lama na laeich, 950 . ní raibi ridiri . . . nar leon whom he did not wound, Grail 218 . do léanadh a séan, E. O'Rahilly 46.2 (of a house on death of three of the family). an chos do leonadh, Keat. Poems 1429 . don druing leóntar lé sláinte chorpardha, TSh. 8260 . a lasair nár leónadh (to a dagger), TD 33.14 . Vn. lénad, léonad. Part. lénta, léonta.

lenam

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x see lenab.

len(a)main

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Forms: leanamhuin, leanmhuin, lenomnaib

vn. of lenaid. Orig. -amon ā, f., Thurn. Gramm. § 737. Later g s. -amna, -mana. leanamhuin f., IGT Decl. § 37. Verbs § 73 . leanmhuin, § 80 . See also lenad, líth.

Act of adhering (to), cleaving (to), following, remaining (with): ua lenomnaib gl. a lituris, Sg. 3b4 . lānamain quasi lenamain, ar nī fil etarscarad dōib, Corm. Y 824 . co lenamain dít gl. coniuncta, Ml. 101b1 . ? nīs dígaib a llenamain `their attachment was not diminished', Hy. v 26 (glossed .i. in lena- main tucsat oegid fuirri `the attachment which the guests shewed to her').

In phr. i l.¤ adhering to, clinging to, stuck in; following, pursuing (?): isin inadh a mbid a leanmhain a nuair easparta stationary(?), Ir. Astr. Tr. 98.y . With gen. a biadh do can inglan ina lenmain, Laws ii 202.8 Comm . fer teid i lenmain tona a mna tar in crich, v 516.19 Comm . is a lenmain in eistechta bis it is inseparable from the (loss of) hearing (an injury), iii 350.8 Comm . hi lenmain a cích-side boi in corran, Fél.² cxlvii 1 . escaine Colmāin . . . hi lenmain clainni Conaill, BColm. 76.7 . cor' ḟácaibh in [n]glaicc i lenmhain na luinge `clinging to', CCath. 2061 . na peccad n-éxamail batar it lenmain-siu cusindíu, PH 8252 . a hiomchar a leanmhain ar long in the wake of, ML 44.8 . co rabadar a chosa a llenmain a rothaib ┐ a refedaib an charbaid, TTebe 4121 . a fhiacla cruaidi . . . i lleanmain in croicind, 449 . téid an mac amach . . . a leanmhuin a mhāthar, Beatha S.F. 3204 . táir (= tóir) dá gach leth ina lenmhain, IGT Decl. ex. 1158 . da mharbh iomarcaidh laoch iona leanmhain while pursuing him(?), ML 136.2 . Similarly i l.¤ di: in cein do beth sé a lenmain [d]a chéile as long as it held together, Maund. 10 . ceand lín a lenmhain do leirg, IGT Decl. ex. 510 . atá mo theanga i leanmhain dom brághaid (adhaesit . . . faucibus meis), TSh. 4197.

With prepp. With DI act of adhering to, clinging to: lenumain do sruithibh, imgabāil ōcbada, ZCP iii 25.30 . rofuabair Media lenamain dia coraib firaib feib ronaisc attempted to adhere to their agreements, TTr.² 10 = ic acra a cor, LL 221b27 ( TTr. 330 ). d'oslugadh a crecht ┐ da ngortu- ghadh on edach do bi ag lenmuin dibh, Smaointe B. Chr. 3987 . doiligh, a mheabhlaigh mheangaigh, / leanmhain [dá bhur] léimeannaibh (to the body), Aithd. D. 79.11 .

With other prepp.: ac lenamain as persisting in it ( sc. an action), Laws iii 304.18 Comm . iar leanmain cnama bratain ina bragaid, RC xvii 20.4 (Tig.). PH 303.

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(a) act of following (a leader, etc.): nech bad ferr lim a chéli do lenmain one I would rather follow than the other, LU 4014 ( SC 46 ). mo beth agat lenamain / a mullaighibh na mbenn, Buile S. 74.3 . ic lenmain I., Grail 1619 . do chuir- feadh roimhe a mhacnas do leanmhain, TSh. 3655 . níor fhulaing sé neach ar bioth dá leanmhuin, Mark v 37 .

In phr. lucht (fer) lenamna follower(s), adherent(s): a tabairt dá muintir araen ┐ dá locht lenamna, O'D. 1959 ( Eg. 90, fo. 7 ). lucht lenamna Cathucáin, LL 19212 . fer lenamhna dhuitsi mé, ór dobhádhus ag hathair, Ériu v 190.472 . mé aige im' fhior leanamhna, TD 23.11 .

(b) Of following path, track: slighi mu paisi-se do lean- mhuin, Smaointe B. Chr. 5740 . ag lenamhain . . . luirg an tí do bhochtaighedh ar ar son, RSClára f. 50b . lenamhuin luirg na simplidhechta `to follow the way of simplicity', f. 42a .

(c) act of pursuing, following (with hostile intent): iar femead a leanmana do Chonall, Dinds. 132 . a lenmain, a lenmain after him, TBC 2885 . nír miad . . . le T. lenmain an lochta sin, TTebe 4868 . a lenmain doib co Credran, Ann. Conn. 1257.12 .

(d) act of following, observing (a command, rule, course of conduct): dá fétmais t'orcátu-sa do lenmain, CCath. 643. in recht . . . do lenmain ┐ do choimet, PH 488 . an modh labhartha so do lenmhuin, RSClára f. 132a .

(e) act of pursuing (a subject, investigation): senchus riogh Eirionn ar na lenmhoin go mbunadh, MS. Mat. 549.y . sgéla láoi an lúain re a lenmhain, / fúair an sáoi sna seinleabh- ruibh, IGT Introd. § 21 = DDána 29.2 . a leanmhoin (of genealogies), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 227.32 . léigim díom gan leanmhain orra níos faide (of the false statements of Hanmer), Keat. i 54.1 .

(f) act of persecuting, harassing; persecution : a Lucifeir . . . / cid 'moatai diar lenamuin? SR 1722 . ni ro-lam demun ó-sin a lenmain (of one possessed), PH 2000 . leanmuin ┐ tribloid ar na hapstalaibh, Smaointe B. Chr. 6149.

(g) Of pressing a claim: do lenmain a slanaigechta ar Mac nDiarmata `to exact his guarantee from Mac D.', Ann. Conn. 1315.12 . mithidh liom leanmhain a éarca / áladh an chroinn do-chuaidh tríbh, DDána 30.15 .

(h) consequence, conclusion : nach bhfaghthar uile artegal inchreidthe . . . focal ar fhocal . . . acht a gcéill a ngluais ┐ a lenamhnuibh reasunta . . . tairngnithear as, Luc. Fid. 317.2 . gan ghluais oile, gan mhiniughadh gan lenmhuin, 300.17 . tegsa an bhiobla . . . gan ghluais, gan mhiniughadh, gan chonsequentia no lenamhnuibh, 299.3 . ? tri coicait bratt . . . / nírbo lac in lenamain consequence, result(?) (of a levy), LL 375b4 .