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 .

lennán(t)acht

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n [ā, f.](lennán) love-making; concubinage : cech súirge ┐ cech lennánacht . . . is úadhi atá (of Venus), TTr.² 369 ( LL 401a30 ). nach gébad leannānacht uadha concubin- age, ML² 183 . cian óm leithéid leannánacht, DDána 67.15 . ceithre mic fichead . . . rugadh ar leannántacht dó `in concubinage', Keat. ii 729 , cf. iii 2792 .

lennat

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n (cf. lennán) sweetheart, mistress : céinmair . . . / oca mbiat a lennada, Fél.² xcvii gl. 10(2) (: mennata) (`com- rades'), gilla cen lenduit no ingen gin lendan, ZCP xiii 260.15 ; 268.14 . Ériu iv 124.13 .

1 lennmar

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n o,m. (2 linn) med. humoral: fluxus humoralis . . . .i. flux leannmhur, 23 K 42, 312.6 .

2 lennmar

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n (1 lenn): Maeldaluad lendmair (sic: sin), Met. Dinds. iii 414.18 (` lover of ale '). ? loiscfid Cill Dá Lua lennmair 'he will burn ale-loving Cell Dá Lua' Celtica xix 48 § 39 .

lenntach

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adj o, ā (2 linn): créadh bheir Uisneach . . . leanntach `woeful', Oss. v 134.7 .

lenta

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vbl. of necess. of lenaid. In phr. ní l.¤ not to be persisted (in), pursued, continued (absol. or folld. by DO, AR): ní leanta ní as sia ná sin, Dán Dé xxv 15 . ní leanta ar chomhrádh do shíor, Content. xxvii 16 . ní leanta dhúinn do bhreugnughadh na Nua-Ghall so, Keat. i 74.1 . don charbhas linn ní leanta we ought not to persist in heavy drinking, Párl. na mB. 3247 .

lentach

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x see liúntach.