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.

1 lescach

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n o,m. (1 lesc): buidhen l.¤ ┐ scolóc `idlers', AU iii 510.z .

? 2 lescach

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ind L.¤ . . . / corn Aillinne, SG 97.26 = Leascach, Acall. 147 (Flescan, v.l.). Prob. read flescach.

lescae

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x see leisce.

? lescaid

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ind ticfa didiu rī andes, fianna les saidfid cad (= cath) leascfaid rīg do fæth fēn, ZCP xiii 27.4 ( YBL 191ay ) = lesc- faidh righ, BB 266b55 . ? recte tescfaid.

? leschorach

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ind g pl.: la taebh muílcheand . . . cnam larach is leascorach, BB 257b15 = leaschorach, YBL 177a21 (in descr. of Lebarcham).

lescugud

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[u, m.] vn. formation from lesc. loscud . . . l.¤ neich e, Corm. Y 844 v.l. Cf. lescaid?

lesgailte

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Forms: leasgailte, leathsgailteann

n (leth + scaílte ?) m. leasgailte, IGT Decl. § 2 (p. 39.28) . leathsgailteann `a joist, a plank ', O'R. Cf. lesgailtech.

lesgailtech

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n (lesgailte): co nár fuilngedar na ruadcrainn in róéigen gan rianblaghadh, gurrabatar ina l.¤ fliuchderg ar na láithrechaib ` fragments ', Caithr. Thoirdh. 113.26 .

léspairt

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ind (compd. of 1 lés?): d'aimhdheóin gach geallamhna ┐ móirléaspairt dá ndearna (`après tant de belles promesses et protestations'), Trompa na bhF. 4653 (-léirspirt, -léiríspirt, v.ll.). See Dinneen.