1 lenn

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Forms: breclenni, lend, llenn, leinn

n ā, f. g s. cecha breclenni , LU 3709 ( SC 33 ) (but note d s. lend, Corm. Y 329. llenn, K. and H. 10. Leg. leinn?). cloak, mantle (worn by both sexes); freq. in descriptions of warriors: l.¤ no brat formtha gl. sagana, Sg. 51b9 . lend .i. lee-find . . . .i. ainm do brut find, Corm. Y 837 . cumtuch .i. cum thoga bīs .i. co lend, 329 . tri bruit [┐] di le[i]nd (sic leg.?), CS 280.23 . nocha lenadh a snaithedh donahib lennaib, o bentar dib iad, Laws iv 384.30 Comm . fil leind ndeirg ndrol- aig immi, LU 4553 ( TBC² 61 ). a lleind chorcra coicdiabail, LU 3675 ( SC 33 ). téora lenna brecderga impu, LU 7305 ( BDD² 939 ). do chungid leinne glaisse i.e. a covering of clay(?), Met. Dinds. iv 330.4 . lend na daim a diablad `a mantle that endures not folding' (fig. of the shield Dubgilla), 9 . in choīcat ingen . . . ina lennaib corcraib, Fing. R. 550 . corcair im cech cumail / mughaidh isna leandaibh (signs of evil times), 23 L 34, 206.23 . sagoque millenio .i. lend buide, PH 7027.

Poetically of the covering of birds, animals, plants: ben a ll.¤ co lon-dath, K. and H. 10 . brat brain, l.¤ luin, H. 3.18, 17 marg. sup. ro líathadh do l.¤ (to a deer), Buile S. 78.x . a raithnech . . . / ro rúadhadh do l.¤ , 80.22 .

In nn. pr. (alliterating): D. is L.¤ na lend, Fél. 68.14 . Lug na lend, Stokes Festschr. 8.10 ( LL 207b26 ). C. is L.¤ na leand, FM i 140.1 .

Compds.

(a) With substt. ¤brat = lenn (usu. in allitera- ting context): re hanaicentacht leis na lendbrat ligda ` shirts ', MR 180.13 . tugadh lendbratt alaind tar an rígh coverlet , Ériu iii 158.2 . trí chaecait cét lennbhrat Life, SG 362.13 . ¤ḟúan: lendān . . . quasi lend-fūan .i. brat ┐ lēine uimpe, Corm. Y 830 . ¤marccach: gúalu lennmarccaig Liss Breg, Ériu iv 96 § 17 (: gelmaccaib).

(b) With adjj. ¤bras: lighdach lendbras tonach dendmas ro bai immi, Anecd. i 62 § 107 . ¤chaín: Liamoin Lendcáin ` Fair-robe ', Dinds. 22. ? ¤chorcra: brat-lomann lean-chorcra, CRR² 16 . ¤dub: ? don loingis leanndubh laighidh, BB 33a53 (= lengduib, LL 1207 ). ¤glan: dār ob an luchair lendglain / ingin Milcon mōirmenmnaig, RC xxxvii 351 § 10 . na laeich a Luachair lendglain, TBC 521 . a scor saor lennghlan `gay- caparisoned', O'Gr. Cat. 474.18 . ¤gorm: an dá lámhuinn . . . leannghorma, ITS xxiv 102.2 . ? ¤már: Laighsech Lennmhar mac C., ZCP xiii 169.35 . do shliocht Laoíghsigh Leandmhóir, FM v 1838.x . ¤mas: étaige lígda lendmassa, TBC 5684 (leannmaisecha, lánmaiseacha, v.ll.). ? do C. co med leann- mais `of the beauteous tunic', MR 60.8 .

? 2 lenn

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ind cethracha ar chet lathi l.¤, / dia mbai (sc. Noe) fo thonnaib dílenn, SR 2543.

3 lenn

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x see linn.

4 lenn

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x see la.

1 lennach

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adj o, ā (1 lenn): domna rīg Lifi lennaig possessing many mantles(?), Bruchst. i 48 § 106 ( FM an. 868 ). caintestus a lāechradh laind[e]ach lendach, Arch. iii 294 § 5.

2 lennach

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adj o, ā (cf. lennán, lennat) beloved: mēt grādha a meic lennaig lē, ZCP vi 269 § 14.

3 lennach

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ind na .v. seoit lana no lendeaca, gloss on: cuic lunnu set, BCrólige 20 n. 6 and p. 61 f. See lainnech.

lennaide

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adj io, iā (2 linn): cuis lennuidhi `humoral cause' (of a fever), Rosa Ang. 48.16 . adbur lennaidhi, 52.7 .

lennán

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Forms: lionnán, leannán, lendān

n o,m. (cf. 2 lennach, lennat). lionnán (g pl.: diombádh), TD 36.9 . Perh. fem. inflexion in n p. a thrí leannána . . . síthe, ML 90.11 . leannán m., IGT Decl. § 35. lendān, Corm. Y 830.

(a) lover, sweetheart, beloved (usu. and perhaps originally only of men): a l.¤ ban ┐ ingen, LU 8146 ( FB 11 ). at banlendan ┐ at menmarc fer ndomain uli, LU 8237 ( FB 18 ). Fer Loga mo lennān-sa, Sc. M² 20 . mo l.¤ . . . ┐ mo roga tochmairc, TBC 4560. ic torrachtain lennain ┐ mnā serce, RC xiii 222.38 . menmarc a n-ingen ┐ l.¤ a n-ócban uli, Fing. R. 6 . ingen cen lendán, Ériu iv 124.14 . nirbh aithnigh . . . Art gur ba lendan dí é A. did not know she loved him, iii 152.16 . lennan dam thusa, Acall. 6368 . leannán suirge na Fodhla (of Diarmaid ó Duibhne), Duan. Finn ii 390 § 72.

Princes freq. referred to as l.¤ of their territory or dwelling- place: l.¤ Chonnacht, SG 65.1 . Níall l.¤ Line, Ériu iv 108 § 68a . a leannáin leasa Luirc, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 281.57 . céile Feoire . . . / leannán Sionna, Keat. Poems 912. In follg. the place is the l.¤ of the prince: leannán na ríogh, Ráth Uisnigh, TD 1.4 . leannán dreachnár díleann / do Shíol Éibhir (addres- sed to the stronghold Cathair Dhúin Iasc), Keat. Poems 1525 . a leannáin Airt Éinfhir (to Ireland), DDána 97.8 .

l.¤ (síde) fairy lover: lennán sídh[e] do bói ac Find, Acall. 2400 . do bī l.¤ lān-c[h]umachtach ag Eōgan . . . .i. Ēdaīn Innsi Greagraidhe, ML² 393 . na deamhain aerdha do bhíodh 'na leannánaibh sídhe aca re linn a mbeith págánta, Keat. i 146.20 . íarrfuid siad chum na druinge agá mbí leannáin síghthe ┐ chum na bhfáistineach `familiar spirits', Is. xix 3 ; cf. 1 Sam. xxviii 8.

(b) By extension darling, favourite : a l.¤ uile etir ḟiru ┐ mnaa the darling of all, TTr.² 1674 . leannáin mo chneis-se ár gcompáin, Keat. Poems 1048 . l.¤ Moingfinne dia cloinn / Brian, SG 332.23 ; cf. RC xxiv 176.10 . Very freq. applied to a patron of poets, etc.: lendan do cliaraib in chuain, BB 53a11 . lendan fhileadh fhóid Eiriond, ZCP ii 347.5 ; cf. DDána 102.1 . leannán grāidh chliar an chruine, O'R. Poems 233. lendán deóradh `the favourite of the distressed', FM v 1724.z .

Other applications: mo lendán lúirighe `my favourite mailshirt', Caithr. Thoirdh. 98.19 . atá sé na leanán . . . cómh mór sin it is so beloved (of the vice of thieving), Párl. na mB. 1890 .

(c) spouse: ar grádh an leannáin husband, Mac Aingil² 208 . ní fearr leis a leanán féin . . . / ionā bean éigin eile, Párl. na mB. 3243 . Fig. of the relationship between Christ and the soul or the Church: ón [n]aoimheagluis as leannán dhó fén, Mac Aingil² 523 . don anmuin do ghlac Crīost mar leannán san bhaisdeadh, 209 . Cf. trí leannáin ler luigh Muire (sc. the Trinity), DDána 9.8 . a leannáin leaptha an spioraid naoimh (of Virgin Mary), Ó Bruad. i 8.3 .

(d) In O. T. concubine : do rinne a leannán stríapachus na aguidh, Judges xix 2 . do ghlac Dáibhi an deichneamhar ban, a leannáin, 2 Sam. xx 3.

(e) In bad sense, l.¤ or l.¤ leptha lover, paramour : in uair thréices in duine he (sc. God) er l.¤ utmall mbrégach, PH 7724. i leith leaptha red l.¤ , Buile S. 46.4 . do ni druis re leandanaibh iomdha, ITS xxix 152.2 . leannán macaoimh a young lover, DDána 67.14 . lámh na leannán bhfoluigh, IGT Decl. ex. 943 . inghean H. . . . do bheith 'na leannán leaptha ar sgáth a beith pósta aige, TSh. 5506. Keat. ii 1708.

lennánach

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adj o, ā (lennán): D. . . . luchair líneach leandanach, IT iii 70 § 24 (: gellāmach). ? o mhuigh . . . lomgipanach lendanach longanach, 98 § 159.

lennánda

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adj (lennán) addicted to concubinage : aiffrionn na sagart leannānda, Mac Aingil² 4512 .