1 lethad

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vn. of lethaid.

(a) act of spreading (out), extending; expansion: a míadamlatai . . . oc l.¤ fón mbith, Alex. 304. rogab l.¤ cen locad (of a well), Met. Dinds. iii 458.97 . seich- eadha . . . do leathadh orra, Keat. ii 5449 . lántsatha beach do bhíadh ar n-a leatha fá mhaghaibh, Párl. na mB. 3751 . a súile lacca . . . oc l.¤ opening wide, LB 155a30 . Of ink, running: ata in dub-sa ag leathad re flichi in lae, BB 416 marg. sup. ar leathadh dhamh ní dheachaidh / maoidheam Chairbre `I failed not', Content. ii 44.

ar l.¤ outspread, stretched out (of hands in pleading): arracht duine truaigh diblighi ┐ a lama ar l.¤ , Aen. 147 . I. . . . ┐ a lama . . . ar l.¤ , TTebe 4386 .

(b) act of cutting(?), wounding(?): leathadh arm tre sgeimheal sgíath, IGT Decl. ex. 1341 . etir bathad ┐ loscad ┐ l.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1346.7 . díth mhór daoine . . . eitir lethadh ┐ mharbhadh, FM iv 876.10 . Clann Condmaigh do lethadh . . . . ┐ John Z. do écc, 818.9 (`discomfiture of') (two wonders performed by Níall Ó hUiginn).

2 lethad

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x see 1 leithet.

lethaid

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Forms: lethad

v (cf. leth, lethan)

I Intrans.

(a) spreads out, extends : l.¤ folt fota fraīch, Four Songs 8 § 3 . is de lethas mullach in maic forsin cloich (of an unborn child), ZCP viii 309.17 (Laud Gen.). ar no lethad a n-anae tar na tīrib, Corm. Y 1018 (p. 87.13) . dulend dergóir fora bruinnib ro leth dar cechtar a dá gúaland, LU 9267 . ticfa nel . . . teinntide / . . . / lethfaid dar talmain, SR 8028 . ro leith fid ┐ mothar dar crich nGuaire, Dinds. 84 . loch geinfes uaidi ar gurt glass / ┐ frit linnd-siu lethfas, LL 197a13 ( Met. Dinds. iii 180.176 ). fuil na lámh do leath `the blood of His outstretched hands', PBocht 5.10 . Of sound: delm roleth, Ériu iv 136.3 . doreir Dé . . . / ro lethsat darsin domun (of the children of Israel), SR 5244 . bá fairsing foirlethan ro lethsat na laochbhuidhne ó raile, FM vi 1962.9 . Of an epidemic, pain: ar dáig na ro letha in teidm tria ballaib in chuirp, PH 4223 . treaghait ┐ cnuicc hi Laighnibh ┐ ro leth cidh fo Eirinn, FM ii 884.12 . Fig. of fame, influence, etc.: in gein irrdairc ro leth a clú ┐ a cumachtu dar in domun .i. Isu Crist, RC vi 175.z . ro leth tra clu ┐ erdarcus Hectoir sechnón na huile Assia, TTr.² 1067 . sgéal do leath `a far known tale', Content. xviii 45. Of grief: . . . is (leg. in?) luga ro leth cumha dar Saidb, . . . / lā iar tuitim Eogain uill, ZCP vi 269 § 5 . ro leathsat . . . a ó-doirrsi eistechta re gabad na gealtachta opened wide, MR 232.8 .

(b) Orig. is halved; hence is diminished, deteriorates, falls away: do leath gach nī bhudh ní damh `everything I valued has melted away (lit. spread)', O'R. Poems 3860 . do-chluinim d'éis a éga / gur leath lucht a choimēda, 3843 . neart do lámh ar aird ní fhuil / do leath a lúth fad chosaibh, DDána 56.5 . nír leth a n-áiremh dá nesbadaib ó sin amach the number of their losses did not diminish(?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 42.20 . Similarly, l.¤ ar: leathaidh ar phobal Phuirt Rois, DDána 96.8 .

II Trans.

(a) spreads out, extends : lethech . . . ainm . . . do losait, arindí lethaidir bargin fuirri, Bodl. Corm 12.7 . (lethaitir, lethaigther, v.ll., Corm. Y 825 ). rí roleth brat nimi náir / im thoebu talman, SR 6161 . tri .l. c. lendbratt Liffi / lígda lettáis dara lár, LL 296a23 . ticdis . . . eoin . . . co leathdiss a n-eiteada . . . tairis, Ériu v 20.16 . gorro lethad an detach for talmain, Grail 3108 . ro lethsett a ngraifne . . . go Mullach Taiten, FM ii 1168.18 . do leath é féin aran dtalmhain i bhfioghair chroise, TSh. 9147. Fig. an drong leathas iad féin ar shaidhbhreasaibh, 6982 .

(b) halves, cuts in half : claideb . . . co llethad finna fri barr ḟoth ra gére, LL 189b11 (cf. con tescfad finna i n-agid srotha, TBC 2577 ). ? a chalggoin as léir do leath, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 275.95 .

Vn. lethad.

See also lethaigid.

lethaigid

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v = lethaid. an grís do bhí 'n-a beathaidh / leathaidh arís í a athair `spread again the fervour once lively', PBocht 12.53 .

lethan

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adj o, ā bean leathan, IGT Decl. § 137 . na mná leithni, Abstr. Nouns 255.13 .

I

(a) broad, wide; wide-spread : fo thonnaib lir lethain, Fél. Nov. 23 . súid . . . / ata lethna lindi, Ep. 82. ro milled in gentlecht / cíarbo lígdae l.¤ wide- spread, Prol. 214. fuar inocht Mag lethon Luirc, RC xi 130.22 . fairend diarbo chumu[n]c ar thús ┐ díarbo l.¤ fo deóid . . . in sét, LU 2160 ( FA 23 ). lecca lethna tentide, LU 2234 ( FA 30 ). muir l.¤ , Otia ii 82 § 5 . berrtha lethna leo, TBC 181 . Ruide mac Luigdech lethain `broad-built', Met. Dinds. iv 368.23 . do thraigthe luchra lethna, Sits 1912, 439 § 5 . co laighnibh lethna, Cóir Anm. 174 . tri fasaib leathna lanmora na Lombuirde, ZCP vi 35.22 . sirtha lethna wide- ranging, Comp. Con C. 80.7 . longp[h]ort lethan, ML² 1060. linnti lethna, 1231 . is l.¤ ┐ is fairsiung in sét, PH 4000 . for méis lethain, 902 . is comartha ar laidirecht an eich mong l.¤ ┐ druim gerr, Celtica ii 44 § 34 . an dara ród, bhíos leathan fairsing, TSh. 9646. In chevilles: l.¤ scél, SR 6215 . l.¤ smacht, 1295 . l.¤ slicht, Airne F. 259. Fig. bad l.¤ for menme et for cride gl. dilatamini, Wb. 16a15 . cid uathad in timna-sa i ḟoclaib . . . is l.¤ hi ceill of wide application, PH 5839. In gramm., conson lethan a velarized consonant : dísbeagadh cáol no leathan IGT Introd. § 113 . ag oireamhuin don fhocal bhíos roimhe bhíos an barr madh cáol no leathan é § 149 . gach ainm iollraidh cáol ┐ a thochlughadh lethan § 158 .

(b) level: tuicter gorab cruinn ataid fein ┐ nach l.¤ `spherical, and not flat', Ir. Astr. Tr. 88.10 . da madh na claraibh lethna do bedis `level planes', 4 .

Equat. (see Bergin, Ériu xiv 142 f .): duillind . . . / lether seiche[d] rodoim, Snedgus u. MacR. § 30 (see Gwynn, Hermathena xx 68 ). leithir damseithi ind oenṡúil, BDD² 516 . oenṡúil . . . leithigthir damṡechi, 406 . leithidir tri artemu, LL 252b40 . leithir leth ndamsheiche cechtar a nda thraig, 23 . lethidir cró dernann, Ériu iv 96 § 14 (= lethi na, LL 4492 ). lethithir fria gach cethrar don droing dhaenna a bhfhir ┐ a mna, Marco P. 187 (lethightir, MS.).

Compar. as letha gl. latiore, Ml. 44c27 . nícon ba letha a scíath, Fianaig. 24.10 (leithe, lethe, lethei, v.ll.). scíath . . . / ba lethiu indá damseche, SR 5772 . iadais indara súil connárbo lethiu indás cró snáthaiti, LU 4881 . poll talman bus lethne inás, TBC St. 4671 = leithe, H, TBC p. 821 n. 2 . leithne . . . ná an fairge, Job xi 9 . Fig. more comprehensive, of wider application : is lethiu enech ríg aidbriud `a king's honour is wider than any claim', Triads 235 (of the difficulty of going security for a king). leithiu firinde fasaigib, O'C. 1746 ( 23 Q 6, 32 ). do trōcaire . . . as lethi cech muīn, Otia ii 97 § 31 . patronoimic is leithe a fuirmed quam a innde its application is wider (implies more) than its intrinsic meaning, Auraic. 3394.

II As subst. broad part : ar l.¤ Locha Eirne, SG 26.26 . ó filltibh a occsall co llet[h]an a les `to the broad of his thighs', CCath. 5238 . buille . . . a l.¤ an sceith, ZCP x 295.y . na tri lethain do horduiged isin ech .i. l.¤ idir a da suil ┐ idir a da sáil ┐ idir a da máoil, Celtica ii 56 § 28 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤chlais wide trench : ro claided lethanclais landomain, CCath. 3437 . ¤lott widespread destruction : teidhm leathanloit thiar is toir / bha Thrían gcreachordhruic gConghoil, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 144.151 . ¤los broad end : cuarsciath . . . cona let[h]anloss inncael, CCath. 5316 . ¤muir: is lūath lūi re l., Otia ii 82 § 7 . ¤rosg: 'na lethanrusg, ZCP viii 539.4 . ¤scíath: dá lethanscíath landaṅgni, TBC 3611 . ¤slúasait: da let[h]ansluasait . . . ica fulang `two broad feet', CCath. 4034 . leathan-ucht, Keat. Poems 885.

(b) With nouns. to form adjj. ¤chenn: a llaigen lethan- c[h]enn, CCath. 5820 . ¤enech: Longsech leth[an]ainech, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 31.

(c) With adjj. forming dvandva compdd. ¤cháem: each ríg Lifi lethanchae[i]m broad and fair, BColm. 90.10 . ¤ḟota: tíre lethanfoda Lochlann, CCath. 153 . ¤gér: na hairm līmtha lethan-gēra, ML² 1723 . ¤glas: laigni . . . lethanglasa, Cog. 158.24 . dubṡlega lethanglasa, BDD² 750 . co Luimneach l. / frismbarca ben, Ériu iv 154.2 . co hAlmain lethanglais Laigen, Acall. 5708 . ¤lebar broad and long : do laighnibh lethanlebraibh, CCath. 1962 . ¤mór: ind Almain lethanmoir Laigen, Acall. 5862 . laighne lethanmhóra, Cóir Anm. 162.

(d) With part. ¤scaílte widely-spread : trí monga liath- ghlasa . . . leathansgaoilte forra, ML 120.1 .

See also s.vv. 2 meirlech, 2 muirnech, scíathach, slúaistech.

lethanaige

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adj (lethan) wider(?): fár leathanaighe de fhearann- chríocha / Déiseach tráth i.e. who once possessed wide lands in the Déisi(?), Hackett xxii 3 .

lethanchar

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x : lethanchar (letanchar, leatánchar, v.ll.) .i. laimthinech, ut est ni la lithach letanchar [lam fo nemiath .i. ni lasin lithech lam fora mindaib iarfir] cema[d] laimthinech lais O'Dav. § 1175 . co slóg Liphi lethanchar Celtica xvii 66 § 18 . Āed Gustān ba grānna a gal | lusca lāgha lethanchar Anecd. iii 47.12 .

lethar

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n o

(a) skin (of a living creature). Of humans: ben no fer . . . a tonn .i. a leathar, O'C. 2526 ( Eg. 88, 43 ). lethor et tound, geine na traigedh, Auraic. 5004 = lith ┐ tond, 1815 (no leathar ┐ tond, v.l.). eter féoil ┐ chnámib . . . ┐ l.¤ , TBC 4623 . do-chuir tú feoil ┐ l.¤ mar étach umam, PH 7457. nach facbhuit . . . leathar ar mu chosaibh, Oss. v 48.18 . a cnámu ina mbriscbruar ┐ a l.¤ immlán impu, LB 156b47 . da claocluighi dath in lethtuir (color cutis mutatur), Rosa Ang. 56.10 . leathtur an éduin, 76.4 . téid tárnocht . . . gur sgriossat a chraicionn ┐ a leathar, Beatha S.F. 1959 . Of animals: dogní smirammair díb eter ḟeóil ┐ chnámaib ┐ l.¤ , TBC 4424 . tarraid Medb muc dīb ar chois, co fargaib a l.¤ ina láim its hide, Dinds. 70.

(b) leather : leathar a sceith, Ir. MSS. Series 176.x . cona c[h]riss do l.¤ fírésc, Aisl. MC 89.9 . curchán cen chodail .i. gin lethur uime .i. gin tṡeichid, O'Dav. 442 . dath lethair arna lancoirtedh, ÉC i 85.25 . lámanna . . . amail budh leathar suaiti scingedórach, SG i 36.1 . bróga . . . amail leathar súdaire, 2 . fear leasaighthe leathair a tanner, Acts ix 43 . do dhíol se Leathrath go brath ar airgid leathair `leather money', FM iv 1107 n . leathar fo na aol, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 20.29 (i.e. of shields ?). do-gheibhid na saidléirídhe a cuid leathair (of a pig), Párl. na mB. 1126 . Attrib. g s. crandbolg .i. lethair, Laws i 152.27 Comm . mo tīag lethoir, K. and H. 6 . a dondúathróic ndondlethair . . . do formna cethri ndamseched, LU 6422 = TBC² 1908 . sciath . . . / cona thugi dublethair, LL 12654 . crios leathair, TSh. 10415 . na cótaidhe cnis do éudach dheróil gharbh, gan dúbladh lethair leó `furres', RSClára 68.34 (f. 73a) .

letharda ?

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ind ni dia dainib detnestar / die l.¤ loe, Ériu vii 199.21 = nī ar dánaib dothīastar / acht dia letharthaib lāi, 6.x .

letharthaib

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x see letharda.

lethcerd

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x see leiccerd.