? léntacha

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n (cf. lénae?) n pl. a l.¤ ┐ a claidhe ┐ a hinada diamra (places where lost property is unlikely to be accidentally found), O'C. 1793 ( 23 Q 6, 41a ) = a léntach, O'D. 838 ( H. 3.17, col. 597 - 8 ) = a glentadha, Laws v 328.16 Comm ., contrasted with : a sligti ┐ a inada reide arda, 15 - 16 Comm .

lentóir

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Forms: sírleantoir

n (lenad) follower . Only in compd. sírleantoir, Met. Gl. 24 § 16.

1 leo

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n (B. na f.) limb: mo l.¤ .i. mo bhoill, IT i 163. 4 and gl. 34 . l.¤ ball ┐ arg loech (etymol. of lárac), Corm. 26 , Corm. Y 804 . cor tuidhrigh l.¤ da memraib di, Arch. iii 311.2 .

2 leo

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x see la.

3 leo

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n (? Fr. lieu place): inadh darub ainm P. .i. l.¤ [a nuimir míltedh ata] idir Pairis ┐ sin-Denis, Fier. 257 ( league , from Fr. lieu = leuga, Stokes p. 387 ).

? 4 leo

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ind l.¤ .i. gai, ut est, Ni acra iar nguin Galeoin go .i. nocho n-acraimsi coirpdire isin fer iar na guin don gha leothach no don gha ledarthach, O'C. 979 ( H. 3.18, p. 422b ). ? ro īr dam . . . deich l.¤ leithnia, deich mbroit mbrecphuphall, Ériu ii 28.27 (= l.¤ leithcnia (c suprascript), YBL 124b34 ).

Compd. ? fri Lóegairi leoairrbi, LU 8907 ( FB 68 , rhet.).

5 leo

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ind Miserion [leg. Mezereon] .i. laúiri (leg. l.¤ úire, Ed.), Arch. i 326 § 34 (Med. Gl.).

leó

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léo

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Forms: léu, leü, banleu, léu, leo, léo, leon, leoman, leomain, leomain, leómain, leomun, leoman, leoṁ, léom, leom, léoman, leoman, leoa- man, leomain, leoamain, leomain, léón, liūin, léoman, leomain, léoman, leomhainealta

n (Lat. loanword) lion. Form and declension vary. (i) léo, léu. n s. in leü , Blathm. 404. banleu, ÉC xi 125 - 6 , 194 . in léu , Trip.² 1756. leo, Rawl. 116c11 . SR 5715. TBC² 3280 . 3305 (YBL). TBC 5405. a s. léo, LU 4841 ( TBC² 351 ). IT i 158.5 (: gléo). g p. inna leon (gl. leonum), Ml. 75b2 . (ii) léoman o, m. (? by metath. < lat. leonem, but see Sprache xliv 35 ). n s. in leoman , TBC 4184. PH 6383. Acall. 5931. g s. leomain, FA 18 (LB). in leomain , PH 7531. TBC St. 2318. leómain, PH 3437. d s. leomun, 8403 . g p. leoman, Fél. Ep. 500 (: deodam) (perh. to (iii)). (iii) léom n, m. (? orig. f.) (back formation from (ii), but see Sprache xliv 35 ). n s. leoṁ, Rawl. 116a41 (? or leg. leo). léom, SR 8322. leom, TBC 500. g s. léoman, LU 5442 . (ind) leoman , SR 7368. leoa- man, 6098 . a s. and d s. leomain, LU 6463. SR 5722. leoamain, 5720 . 6102 . ( SR 7368 , 6098 , 5720 and 6102 are all trisyllabic, metri gratia). n p. inna leomain , Ml. 80a 10 . Also léón, ZCP ii 362.26 (: Antéon). ? n p. na liūin (: fortriūin), viii 217 § 9 ( Rawl. 158.17 ); and ? léoman ā, f. a s. amal leomain londchrechtaig, TFerbe 733 . But cf. amal léoman . . . letarthaigh, TTr.² 1477 and see O'Brien, Celtica iv 102 .

(a) Freq. in comparisons: gnása ingen macdacht . . . ┐ brotha léoman, LU 7261 ( BDD² 895 ). co n-aicniud leomain, FA 18 (LB) = co n-aicniud lecdu, LU 2117 . as bruth biasta. As fercc leomain . . . .i. Conall Cernach, TBC St. 4565. leomhan sud ar cruas croidhe, Ir. Texts ii 102 § 48 . leó ar nert, FM vi 2296.23 . amail leoman lond . . . cratir ima culenaib, Cog. 188.19 . Classified among the canines: a ndul a ndealbaib ceithri con .i. B. a ndeilb leomain ┐ F. i richt milchon . . . , RC xxiv 174.6 .

In proverbial expressions: codlad in leomain . . . a súli oslacthi, PH 7531 . ceann i gcuithe leómhain, TD 18.33 (: aimhdheónaigh). gabh múnadh an leomhuin uaim learn from what has happened to me, Gleanings 103 § 28 . múnadh an léomhuin, Mac Aingil² 1318 .

(b) Of a lion figured in embroidery, etc.: gabhaidh seaca ar snuadh donnchaor / lán leomhan lán corcarchraobh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 98.138 . ar na himlibh . . . do bhádar léomhain [┐] daim, 1 Kings vii 29 .

(c) Very frequently applied to a warrior: Mōen Labraid Loṅgsech / leo nīthach, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 2 ( Rawl. 116c11 ). gabsus leo, Lugaid, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17§ 10 . ōtbath leō Liphi lessaig, Bruchst. i 50 § 111 ( FM an. 884 ). in léu Éugan macc Néill, Trip.² 1756 . leomain lonna . . . na nGoedel, Cog. 160.19 . síol Néill . . . na leomhain ó mhuigh Midhe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 104.87 (: Eoghain). Cf. Lucifer léom as dúru, SR 8322.

(d) pn The constellation Leo: dia mbad i Leomhuin . . . no beith in grian, CCath. 1029.

(e) As npr. m. Leo : noí mblíadna don tres-Léomain (: chair), ZCP x 270.15 . co tétríagail tres-Léoman, 16 .

Compd.: ¤elta n pride of lions : don leomhainealta , DDána 89.5 .

léoaid

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v ā Forms based on a stem léod-; pret. pass. pl. ros- leóta, Met. Dinds. iv 216.14 . leotta (for sg.), Anecd. i 69 § 166 . Vn. léod. cuts (off). hacks (off), hews : do chos- namhaidh bán an betha / ro leodh (v.ll. ro lead, doleonad, roleonamh, see LL 1278 ) a lam fhlatha, Leb. Gab. 174.4 (glossed: ro tesccadh nó ro gerradh). Mag mBernsa . . . do roleodh .i. ro gerradh asa dorcacht é, 102 n. 2 . léosu foot de bend leithglais tíre m'athar, Anecd. i 63 § 111. na trí Ferguis . . . / do láim Lugdach rosleóta, Met. Dinds. iv 216.14 . co roleoad dia bun it was hewn from its stock (of a tree), Ériu iv 134.11 . ro leoait a lama, CCath. 2065 v.l. (text: ro letradh). ro leoait a llatha gaile, 2118 v.l. (text: ro loitedh). leosait sluaigh Ui Muirithaigh, FM ii 698.17 . gor leoastar in leithchenn . . . gur leadair in leath- ucht, MR 298.z . Fig. laed . . . leoaid intan is aīr, Auraic. 1582.

léoaman

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x see léo.