1 lésach

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adj o, ā (2 lés) inflamed(?); blistered(?): an trath is arrsaid an brisid, ┐ bis bel na cneidi let istig lesach, cruaidh, Rosa Ang. 240.z .

2 lésach

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n m. (2 lés) blisters, pimples : l.¤ ar dhuine ┐ ar ainmhidhe `blains', Exod. ix 10. pustulae sunt quaedam vesiculae parvae ad modum granorum ficuum, sicut sordices sudoris .i. . . . gné l.¤ mbeag, 23 K 42, 282.12 . sicut essent quaedam ampullae parvae . . . .i. mar l.¤ mbeag, 284.y .

lésaigid

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v (1 lés) illumines: lassais tír tuaith .i. ro soillsig nó ro lassaig nó ro léssaig tiri ┐ tuatha. . . Leiss tuath . . . .i. lessaigis no soillsigis . . . .i. cutrumma ro soillsig nó ro lessaig . . . , RC xx 168 § 28 (ACC Comm.).

lesaigidir

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Forms: lesugud, lesaigthe

v (1 les) In Mod Ir. texts sometimes also with palatal -s-. Used to express a wide range of beneficial or remedial action.

(a) is of benefit to, improves : ni bi cor nechtar da lina sech araile inge curu lesaigter a cumt[h]us `die ihre Gemeinschaftlichkeit fördern (ihr nützlich sind)', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 19.2 . dechmo-lesaidter eclais ┐ anmanda, Laws iii 38.10 . . . . lesaighes mh' ecclas immedhón ┐ anechtair, BNnÉ 128.6 . ro lessaig in tir tuaith, RC xx 170 § 28 (ACC Comm.). conid sé dororainn in chill .i. Raithin, ┐ ro ceach- laid a clod ┐ roleasaig cepaigh Cusantin `bettered,' Fél. 92.30 .

(b) remedies, repairs, makes good ; leiseóchar co dingbāla na díghbāla `any damage shall be suitably made good', Fianaig. 72.17 . ni fétar in chned . . . do lesugud . . . no co lesáigther (sic) a tanic esti d'ulc, PH 7646 . da mhéd do-genta do Dia nach leiseocha ris a fuair se do cumgach . . . , Smaointe B. Chr. 527 . mana lesaighedh A. re G. a easonoir `unless A. should atone for his insult to G.', Fier. 184 . nir lesaigh slicht Seain . . . na crecha ris an termann, L. Chl. Suibhne 28 . do leasaigh an lámh do luit / críoch L.¤ `repaired', TD 32.78 . leasuigh clú do chumhthaigh `try to patch up the damaged fame of your companion', Content. xxiv 24. In moral sense, amends, corrects : lessaiged anmain `let him improve his soul', Tec. Corm. § 1.42 . níros lesaigset ┐ níros cairgetár imó pecdaib, LU 2208 ( FA 28 ). leasaigheadh tríun .i. na boicht do neartughadh in a gcúiseannaibh, O'Cl. lesaigit a n-ulcu . . . tria sualchib, LU 2383 . uair nach cumaing áine . . . do dénam . . . co ro lessaige tri almsanuib na peccaid nách lessaig tria áine, PH 4991 . no llesaig . . . a chain-duthracht in nech ic nach fil almsa, 4973 . muna leigister ( ? leg. leisigther) le sgiursi Dia abus tu daimeontur tall, Smaointe B. Chr. 926 . cuirthear . . . as an órd . . . na dáoine dosmachtaighthe . . . muna leasaighid íad féin, Rial. S. F. 533 . leasuighid bhur slighthe `amend', Jer. xxvi 13 . lé fírinne leasuighthear an éagcóir `iniquity is purged', Prov. xvi 6.

(c) tends, looks after, rears (children, the sick, etc.): cia rot-lessaig Midir mín / sunn for messair macc [na] ríg, Ériu vii 225 § 44 . cométam in mac, dús in lessaigfe in cerd é, ZCP xii 273.25 ( LL 14630 ). lessaigfid mo chrí / in saer- denmaid domrigní will look after, SR 2059 . do lesuighedh go maith le Meidhbh iad iar sin, no gurbo hionghníomha iad, Comp. Con C. 72.17 . ticeth . . . in ingin cach dia d ḟolccath dó ┐ do thinme a chota, ┐ ro (leg. ra) lessaig ind ingean commór, IT i 125.23 ( TE 11 ). is iat ros lessaig co nerbailt, LL 1664 . is he Cormac roleasaich galar Aengusa, Ir. Texts iii 7.27 . uch, uch, is mairg do lesaigh lé hiomad sóigh an corpan sin doibh, RC xxiii 10.13 . no lesaiged na caerchu, Thr. Hom. 58.14 . in maith lesaiges inn óg in áirge? 60.z .

(d) provides for(?): nolesaigfed leth in domain tech dia thaigib, Met. Dinds. iv 108.10 . conad de nolesaighdis na manaig na háighidh (of a tree), Lism. L. 2679. Cf. is cingit an liach dia lessaigther in laec[h]biad is served(?), O'Mulc. 768.

(e) Of objects, literary works, etc. preserves, cherishes; perh. also improves, embellishes: fo glere ros lessaig Dia / for slessaib slebi Armenia (of the Ark), SR 2603 . iss é ro scrib ┐ ro lesaig na scela so, LU 2315 . toradh in mara .i. lesaigther fri salann `which is cured with salt', BCrólige 25 n. 4 . ro leasuighset a corp an ccein ro batar for muir, co ro adhnaicsiot ieromh, Leb. Gab. 250.5 . cid maith in senchas forstú / ní leasaigther la Laigniu / ní coimétar la Leath Cuinn `is not cherished . . . is not preserved', BR² 280 . leasaiged Sealbach in saí / . . . / sochar Muman . . . / amal forácaib Benén, 307 . lessaig mo laid im lige `preserve my lay when I lie low', Met. Dinds. iv 334.85 . in berla . . . ro leasoig Gaoidel glanglic, Auraic. 2288 . ar a mhed do filidecht ┐ do bhreathemnus ┐ do leighend do leasaig, 2634 . rath . . . for cach n-ōen not légfa ┐ not lessaigfed `who would read it and preserve it' (of the Aislinge), Aisl. MC 109.13 . Leacan Meic Fhirbhisigh . . . baile ar leasaighiodh lebhair airision, Hy Fiachr. 166.21 . is é an tógláchso do leasaigh ┐ d'fhais- néis a n-imtheachta, Atlantis iv 142.30 . dia mbed tiruairsi de lessaigter co leir let them be carefully preserved (of the Passover lamb), BB 240a31 . leasaighthear libh léine an ríogh / a bhantracht, Aithd. D. 3.1 . imidh ┐ leasaigh mo theach fēin, atá dā sgrios, Beatha S.F. 297 . sé blíadhna leiseóchus tú th'fíneamhuin thou shalt prune, Lev. xxv 3. do leasuigh . . . an seingheata repaired, Nehem. iii 6. Vn. lesugud. Part. lesaigthe.

lesaigthe

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io, iā part. of lesaigidir.

(a) well cared for, cherished : féth láig lilicca lachtmair lessaigthi . . . Ni féth luric (an leg. lúirig?, ed.) fola lessaigthi . . . acht is féth meic mīal- tromma . . . mílessaigt[h]i, Aisl. MC 93.18 f . fear na léine leasaighthe cherished, Aithd. D. 3.23 . Same meaning perh. in: leanta léirghlana leasaighthe, Cath MT² 116 (but: `healing, improving(?), or perh. some technical meaning applied to beer', ed.). cu lubghortaibh lesaighthe `cultivated', Marco P. 12.73 .

(b) Of skins cured: croicne leasaighthe úan fána n-olainn, Rial. S.F. 319 .

lesaightheóir

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n [i, m.] (lesaigidir): leasuightheóir na locht, TSh. 5147 (`corrector', Gloss.). bean gan bharánta, leanbh gan leasuightheóir ┐ dílleacht gan díon-athair, 1170 . leasaig- theóir na ndanán, Párl. na mB. 184 (`improver, healer', Vocab.; ? Leg. benefactor).

lesán

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ind fer[r?] a damain fritt cnesán / dogné lesan cach duinea, Ériu ii 227 § 2 (`diminutive of less advantage', Strachan).

lésán

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n = 2 lés: lesan .i. lēs cach mbolg i mbī lind, Corm. Y 833 (lés, v.l.) = lésan, H. 3.18, 72a13 . In a fictitious name: Lesan mac Dathsnatha, Anecd. ii 55.17 .

Name of some disease of pigs: is iat na galair buna .i. . . . crupan ┐ lesan . . . do mucaibh, O'C. 1103 ( H. 3.18, 447 ). crapan ┐ leasan, doach ┐ ruadh otraighe do mucaibh, O'C. 297 ( H. 3.18 163 ) (corrected to leasach in marg.).

In phrase l.¤ foiche in a passage on cattle being scared by noises, etc. a wasp sting(?): in torunn no in lésan foiche no in cloch i ndaba no in beim tar sgiath, no in tine gealáin, O'D. 140 ( H. 3.17, 117 - 8 ). torunn no bem tar sciath, no cloch i ndabaich ┐ in lesan foich— no an dubhadhaighi no in tine gelain, O'C. 2700 ( Eg. 88, 59c ).

lésbaire

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Forms: léspaire

n io, m. (1 lés) Later also léspaire. light; luminary : fer brithe lésboiri gl. acolitum `a man who carries a taper', Wb. 25d3 . in l.¤ cechtar dae se .i. sol ┐ luna gl. utrumque luminare, Ml. 121c23 . dentar lespairedha solusthaitneamacha i ḟirmaimint, . . . ┐ deiligead la ┐ aidhchi, BB 15b11 . docēlat lēsbaire nime .i. grian ┐ esca, RC xxvi 48.264 and n. co mba léir l.¤ aeóir triana chend, TBC 1273. Cf. 1268 . co nár ba léir lesbaire lasamain . . . in aeoir uaistib, MR 240.1 . do chuirsiot lesbaire gloinidhe ar gach loing a gleaming light, ITS v 120.25 . do ghabh B. a earradh uisce uime, ┐ a leas- baire gloine um a cheann, Atlantis iv 218.13 .

Fig. inmain lesbaire glan glé (of Colum Cille), LU 959 ( ACC 83 ). Trip.² 1743 = lespaire, Anecd. iii 39.18 . a lesmaire lormaisech (? leg. -igh) (of the Blessed Virgin), Ériu i 122.13 (lésbaire, v.l., Murphy Lyrics 20 § 5 ).

1 lesc

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adj o, ā bean leasg, IGT Decl. § 116.

(a) lazy, sluggish : leiscc .i. fri fognam (gl. pigri), Wb. 31b23 . l.¤ gl. piger, Ir. Gl. 382 . l.¤ , Corm. Y 836 . aithrige l.¤ no mall, PH 6466. duine leasc, ITS xxix 130.19 . trí ghort an duine leisg (pigri hominis), Párl. na mB. 1330 . bíonn an duine leasg faillí- theach tímpchioll gnótha duine eile, 1339 . nephlesc gl. impigrum, Ml. 41d6 . nephleisc gl. inpigro, 118a3 . See also 1 nem-. Of the sea, slow-moving, still: lesca .i. in trancilitate (sic) gl. segnia [.i. maria], Ml. 126a3 .

Much more usual in predicative use. (b) Of persons, sluggish, reluctant, unwilling, loth : nirbat l.¤, ar nirbat meirb, LU 3504 ( SC 26 ). nadib leisc, SR 7843 . a beit[h] l.¤ ┐ a beith meta ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447 . na bidh luath cum labartha na leasc chum éisdichta, Ériu v 126 § 13. ragat-sa fris sin . . . ┐ nidham leasc uime, Lism. L. 3032. dreagan Droma Léith nár leasg, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 117.66 . tig don bhás an corp do bheith leasg, TSh. 1313 . na [bígidh] leasg fá [bhur] ndithcheall [do dhéunamh], Rom. xii 11. tegaisgem na huile Ṡethra . . . ionnus nach rabhaid lesg ná tarcaisnech ar ghrádh Dé (`that they will not loath or disdayne'), RSClára fo. 112a (104 § 5) . an té . . . bhíos leasg iona obair `slothful', Prov. xviii 9.

is l.¤ la is loth to, is reluctant to, is slow to: arco fessed cia lasbad l.¤ ┐ lasbad laind in sluagad do thecht, TBC 408 (= scíth, LU 4617 ). cid l.¤ ri lōech luath `unwilling', KMMisc. 270 § 42 ( LL 18987 ). roba l.¤ leo a marbad, Sc. M² 17R . ba l.¤ le tocht i carcair cengalta, CCath. 4188 . in budh leasc latsa eirghi, Lism. L. 2665 (`would you mind getting up', Plummer MS. notes). gidh ar leas ni tainic dhe / leinne nir leasg an eirghe, Duan. Finn ii 62 § 9 . ní leasg liom / da ttugam beim tar do ceann / na tisam fein as ifreann `it worries me not', 170 § 9 . leasc leam éirghe san íarmhérghe / d'éis chogalta, IGT Decl. ex. 1190 . an tan is leasg leis slighe na subháilceadh . . . do leanmhain, TSh. 9656 . tug Naoise aonta leis sin, gér leasc leis d'eagla Chonchubhair é, Keat. ii 2968 . ōir as leiscc le duine, an tan théid sé ar magh réidh áluinn, a fhāgbhāil, Beatha S.F. 1667 .

Similarly but with the person concerned unspecified; to be translated unwelcome, undesired, displeasing, regret- table : gerbo l.¤ ainesccaid inmall an eirghe sin, CCath. 4430. faífet-se léi, is l.¤ in cor `unwelcome task', Met. Dinds. iv 140.107 . do chumann, a fhir ghrádha, / leasc a rádha nár chongbhais, Stud. Hib. iii 26.344 . leasg ón dúthchas do dhíobuirt `pity that you are in exile from (your) native terri- tory', 74.7 . leasg breath do bhreith 'na hagaidh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 206.95 . gidh leasc scaradh re a gcaidreamh choidche, Keat. Poems 1600.

is l.¤ do (i) is reluctant to, is slow to: foillsich duind co firin- deach gach ni fhiarfocham did thimthechtaib gid lesg duit, YBL 148a31 . na locadh ge l.¤ do (leg. d'Ó) Domnall / druim re haibnes Essa Ruaid, Ir. Texts ii 45 § 3 . Torna is Lughaidh fa leasg dhóibh /bheith ag tagra neith ón gcóir / sibh-se . . . / cuma libh ceart nó éigceart, Content. xviii 89. ? d'éis do mheic . . . / gidh leasg dheit gan doimheanma, DDána 76.19 . d'fhior th' oige gér leasg labhra / i measg n-oide n-ealadhna should be slow to speak, Content. xxii 17.

(ii) is a matter of regret to, is remiss of (?): is l.¤ limsa inní sin . . . teiched ria n-oenḟer . . . Ni l.¤ ám duit-siu ón, TBC 2878 . leasg damh gan mh'aire ortha, Dán Dé xiii 10 .

Compar. missi . . . am fer sean / am leisciu ar cách re tairdead, Ériu iv 150.20 . uair leiscce ┐ admailli . . . atract in grian . . . isin maitin-sin in[n]as in cach maitin reime riem, CCath. 4414 . nī tuccad rempi nā ina dīaid . . . nī as lesciu línd `more grievous', Aisl. MC 59.2 . gidh lesc libh-se mo léicin-sa i ndáil éga . . . is leisci dam-sa dul, Comp. Con C. 96.20 .

Adv. ní indlésc gl. non segniter, Ml. 128c1 .

Compds. With nouns. ¤fer: ní feidhm leisgfhear, DDána 111.43 (`no idler's service', Ir. Monthly 1929, 371 § 43 ). tainic ina lesglemeanta ┐ ina buinne dighair degesa gu hinadh na hurrlaide `with deliberate bounds', Ériu viii 46.19 . ¤opair: leasgobair ríomh na ríogh-chlann distressing the task to relate [the fate of] the royal children, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 140.28 .

With adjj. ¤bán: cosin traig lescbain lechtaig, Rawl. 76b24 (: Espāin). atchúala i nEspáin uillig / ingin lescbáin láechbuillig, Met. Dinds. i 8.38 . ¤gel: d'árus séimh na sreabh leisggeal, DDána 81.9 .

See also s.vv. bonn, céimm, 1 traig.

2 lesc

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n o,m. IGT Decl. § 15 . leasg (an tráth as fer.), § 96. slothful man(?): airdmesach cech l.¤ , Arch. iii 230.134 . in t-í is laind ┐ is escaid, gresed in l.¤ , PH 5825. Cf. 1 lesc.