leracal

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ind = aracal: dodechatar na scail remraiti isin leracal, RC xxxii 134.25 (B. na f.).

lerda

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adj io, iā (1 or 2 ler) numerous, multitudinous, manifold(?); of the sea(?) (most freq. used of the Laigin, cf. 2 ler): iii. meic ríg Lagen l.¤ , LU 2865 . ar criochaibh Laighen l.¤ , BNnÉ 137 vi 2 (`seagirt'). line luchorpan l.¤ , Rawl. 76a44 (= LL 17480 ). is glē l.¤ ruc ōn tur / bērla n-ēberda a ōenur, Rawl. 77a40 (= -lerrdha, BB 8b54 ). cethracha do Lug ba lomda (of the length of a reign), ZCP xiii 363.3 (learrda, v.l.). in longportach l.¤ (of Cú Roí), iii 38 § 4 . a righ Line is lerdha nimh, MR 214.3 . long l.¤ for fuair fáilte (fig. of Molling), TFrag. 84.5 . ? fichi glac losa learrda `from the sea-shore', BR² 1273 (or `plentiful handfuls', note).

lerdacht

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n [ā, f.](lerda) numerousness, multitude : re leardacht a laechraide, MR 184.1 . re leardacht a lebarsciath, 190.z . gach l.¤ ┐ cach línmhairecht do bhedís, 308.12 . la l.¤ ┐ la líonmaire na sochaidhe `so numerous and vast was . . .', FM vi 2130.z . dá leardhacht dá mbiaidh [siad], Dhá Sgéal Art. 1564.

lerdaid

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n (lerda): ind l.¤ gl. totiesque, Ml. 71b16 .

lére

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x see léire.

lerg

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Forms: lerga

n ā, f. IGT Decl. § 39 (91.11) . Also lerga f., § 4 (with dental infl.), and n,f. sloping expanse, stretch (of ground, etc.).

(a) hillside : l.¤ .i. cach n-eislind, O'Mulc. 793 . a almai . . . / im Charmill do cach oenleirg, SR 6298 . cen lubai lergg, . . . / cen selgc slebi, 7019 . is me dorigni in seilgc séig / forsin chétna leirg don tsléib, 2870 . i lleirc eter lectaibh cūan, Fianaig. 12 § 23 . lecht Luaine seo forsin leirg, RC xxiv 282 § 25 . uisce lerga līgmaise, Ériu ii 56 § 8 . for lergaib in tṡléibe, RC xiii 92 § 117 . ó rolín topor tuile / lergga lána Líathmuine `the brimming levels', Met. Dinds. iv 68.142 . ós leirg in maige, 124.16 . druim ndrech-ṡlemon na ndath- bord, / cuing leth-remor 'na leth-leirg, ii 46.10 . na ḟuaitged . . . / . . . in seisrig iar lō din leirg, Fing. R. 645 . ēta duit cēd ferb re h-as / ar in leirg, ML² 1998 . la forum n-ēn ic gach lercc, ZCP viii 120.18 . for lergaibh lebra lainreidhe in maigi, CCath. 4921 . lassar rígthigi di leirgg, CRR 28. Cf. 29 . roth fri learga (prov. of a difficult undertaking), CRR² 34. Of the slope of a hill lighted by last rays of the sun: fescur is faide tar leirg, Acall. 2867. Cf. sgur leirge dá luisne, DDána 88.18 . íar línad l.¤ ┐ ghlenn an tsaegail, RC xxviii 312 § 8 . eiter mhagh is mhóin is leirg, Buile S. 128.17 . lerga ciabdhorcha a coilltedh, O'Gr. Cat. 459.6. dá fheirg re a fhine / ar an leirg bhus lia duine (at the Judgment), DDána 24.8 . go rug léim ar leirg Ifrinn, PBocht 3.19 . cécht ag (a, v.l.) lenmuin do leirg thúair, IGT Decl. ex. 511 . ina lergaibh loma gan ioth gan fheór, FM v 1678.x . Fig. of the world: an leargso, a fhlaith na cruinne, / ler rann tú síol síorruidhe, Aithd.D. 50.31 . agá ttograim i nacchaidh na leargan airde, FM v 1672.5 .

(b) battle-field: Labraid lúam na lerge, IT iii 40 § 35 ( Bruchst. i 5 § 2 ). lamair lergga was intrepid in battle, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18 § 1 . beti fáenscéith hi lergaib, LU 6613 . silis lergga, . . . / dercfid rói, Im. Brain 55 . do láim Indich, lúaded leirg `who traversed the battle-field', Met. Dinds. iii 84.2 . Cf. i 6.22 . tucus scíath ba Dáire deirg / assin leirg, iii 122.30 . maidhm san leirg ar Lochlannchaibh, DDána 85.25 . ar son ghairthe gráin leargan, 101.6 .

(c) Various applications. Shore of sea or lake, river-bank: cota lir lerggae īath nĒremōin, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 3 (.i. co himel mara, 11.13 ). ás (= ós) leirg Locha Lind Formait, TBC 4115 . learga Loich Éirne, Buile S. 92.14 . air leargaidh (?-aibh) Locha Séarchaidh, AU iii 598.8 . ar léirg chúain, Rel. Celt. ii 286.26 . croinn ḟinnleargan an Ḟorghais, TD 3.3 .

(d) In the sense of surface, level in various applications. Of the sea: do baide muir . . . fo lergaib lana, Laws iv 378.17 Comm . In a description of a building: gach learg dhlúthta, DDána 119.34 . gan leathtrom learg, 18 . Of parts of the body: ? scíath as (= ós) leirg láin, TBC 4049 (`über dem vollen Rücken') a théig libair fo leirg a droma, Aisl. MC 25.16 (cf. stúag-lerg s.v. stúag). a sgíath ar leirg a droma, Celt. Rev. iv 18.2 . learg thais a thaoibh míndeal- bhaigh `the soft slope of his smooth comely side', Studies 1921, 418 § 8 . cíche . . . / ós leirg áluinn, TD 40.6 . learga . . . a gruadh ngeal, 1.4 . clár finnleargan do ghruadh ngeal, Aithd. D. 41.18 . clár findlergadh a aighthi, IGT Decl. ex. 235 . sgoltadh learg mbán a dá bhonn (of the crucified Lord), Aithd. D. 78.24 . Of a shield: for leirg droma in sceith, CCath. 4730.

(e) In adv. phrases. (i) ar leirg under colour of, for the ostensible purpose of, by way of: do chuaidh ar eachtra ar leirg oilithre is aithrighe, Keat. iii 4594 . ar leirg síoth- chána (= quasi sub pacis intuitu), 2901 . an cheud drong . . . do bhíodh ar leirg (lorg, v.l.) uaisle ┐ ceannais féadhna, i 214.22 (`in the rank of nobility').

(ii) leirg do leirg: in loch so in Loch daim deirg / fris tangamar leirg do leirg from slope to slope(?), Acall. 2922. annamh le coill Droma Deirg / faoídh cluig innti leirg do leirg, Duan. Finn ii 178 § 5.

? Lochlainn as l.¤ a sechnad / da bfaghta fer finnchechnad `there is a way to have done with L.: that is, could there be found a man to outdo him', Caithr. Thoirdh. 60.13 .

(f) In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom. and pl. icon Ḟert i lLerggaib, LL 9566 (cf. LU 6277 ). on Lergain, ALC ii 434.3 .

Compds.

(i) With nouns. ¤brúach: griobh do learg- bhruach Luimnigh, 23 G 24, 338.6 . ¤eisce (see eisce): leirg- eisce .i. eisce do cur uime for leirg, O'C. 456 ( H. 3.18, 243a ). ¤gort: clúimh na learggort naoidhe, DDána 106.21 . ¤lúam pilot of the battle-field : Conchend . . . / lerg-luam Lugdach, Met. Dinds. ii 80.7 ( LL 21496 ).

(ii) With adjj. ¤glas: do Chlár leargglas Laoghaire, DDána 121.26 . ¤lór: en do dergor for cach crois / os chind lerglor nach anfois, SR 366 . ōs Laignechaib Liphi lerglōir, RC xxxvi 262 § 4 ( Rawl. 85b7 ; lergmóir, LL).

lergach

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ind (lerg): dond leo lerggach, SR 3279 (: fergach). go h-úir iathbháin leargach Laighean, GJ iv 17b16 (Stair É. Uí Ch.).

lergaige

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n [, f.] (lergach): teist Chathail . . . / rí Lagen cu lergaigi, LL 19181.

lergaire

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n [io, m.] (lerg): leargaire an ghlóir líomhtha an lorgaire (of a parasite), O'Gr. Cat. 29.37. Cf. `leargaire a highwayman, a footpad', Dinneen.

lergán

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ind (lerg): sgartar re cēli a cnāmha / . . . / lingther fa lergānaibh clīabh / íat ar delgānaib drochpīan, ZCP xii 389.25 (tortures of the damned in hell). ar leargán eoil an áineis `studying on triumph's slope', Arch. Hib. i 90 § iv (leanbán).

lerthóla

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ind (1 ler + tóla?): ith, blicht, síth, sáma sona, / lína lána, lerthola `ocean's plenty', Met. Dinds. iii 18.218 (: sona, metri gratia?).