? lethmech

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ind a chētbairgein l.¤ (?leg. lethmē[i]ch), ZCP vi 271.21 .

lethnaid

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x see lethnaigid(ir).

lethnaigid

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Forms: lethnaid, rolethnaigser, lethnugud

v (lethan) Also lethnaid. rolethnaigser gl. deletasti (recte dilatasti), Ml. 50a14 .

I Trans. spreads out, extends, widens : bennacht for ordan maic Dé / rolethnaig ler Líathmuine `who spread abroad', Met. Dinds. iv 68.150 . lethnaigi a tiagana gurab comletan fri sechid eilti `thou spreadest', O'Dav. 231 (gl. conlethatar brath . . . ). ro lethnaig a láma co nem extended (in prayer), LB 229b12 . slighe na humhla . . . / Dia . . . / do leathnuigh í don eaglais, Dán Dé vi 7 . an taer, ar na tegadh on grein, medaigter ┐ letnaigter e, Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.15 . gur leathnuigh a chíosa ar chách, Ir. Texts i 39 § 26 . do leathnadh brón as a bhoing, PBocht 7.30 . leitheach .i. losad. dobhrígh go leathnaighthear bairghean uirre, O'Cl. Cf. Bodl. Corm. 12.7 s.v. lethaid. do leathnuigh misi amach thú mar cheithre gaotha neimhe, Zech. ii 6.

II Intrans.

(a) spreads, expands, broadens, widens : rolethnaigh a barr tar an oilén uile, KMMisc. 315.z (no lethad, v.l.). do leathnuigh orainn . . . slighe chaol na creideamhna, Dán Dé vi 6 . fasaidh ┐ attaidh ┐ lethnaidh [an taer] expands, Ir. Astr. Tr. 148.13 . linn grás fam luing do leathnuigh, DDána 48.32 .

(b) spreads, becomes diffused or dispersed : is mór rolethnaigsit ┐ ro⃛ṡilsit Ulaid ó Ollamh Fódla, IT iii 388.26 ( Cóir Anm. 245 ). na tri cethrair . . . / do lethnaigh tall fa Thuathuil, LL 394.25 . ro lethnaigh in ríghe Románta fó ceithri hairdibh in domain, CCath. 83 . ba luath ro lethnaigh in scél sin fo Erinn, BFerm. 74b1 . lethnaigi se (sc. an nēl) ar fud an aeir, Ir. Astr. Ir. 152.8 . lethnuidis co roich an uillind (of a pain), Rosa Ang. 322.7 . na cúig aráin is dá iasg / leathnuighid feadh na bhfinnriasg, DDána 20.25 . dar leathnaigh gnaoi Dé na ndúl, 63.15 (`to whom God's favour extended', Ir. Monthly 1928, 154 § 15 ). scailid [in carpat] . . . ┐ leathnaigid comes to pieces and is scattered, Lism. L. 3003.

Vn. lethnugud.

lethnugud

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Forms: lethnachad

u, m. vn. of lethnaigid(ir). Also lethnachad. act of broadening, spreading . With obj. gen.: do l.¤ a foguir `to broaden their sound', Sg. 9a10 . ind eclais iar n-a l.¤ fó chethar aird in domain, PH 5566 . an tuisci . . . ac lethnugadh ┐ ac ramrugadh an radairc ann (of the visual effect of water on a submerged body), Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.5 . an úair leathnuighthe bhur lámha amach, Is. i 15 . do leathnughadh saicéduigh . . . faói, lviii 5 . líonfuidh leathnughadh a sciathán amach leithead do dhúithchesi, viii 8 .

Without gen.: ro bói [in loch] ic lethnachud tar in cuicid uile, Acall. 4532 . do-chuala . . . na loiscthi ac l.¤ ┐ ac lér- scaíled, Comp. Con C. 93.15 . a leim luighe ar lethnachadh, Ir. Texts ii 100 § 28 . bhías a ainm ag leathnughadh, Ps. lxxii 17.

Of vowels, broadening: leathnughadh .e. shínidh fhada ag dul a n.éu. Leathnughadh .e. shínidh ghirr no mheadh- ónaigh ag dul a nea , IGT Introd. 6. 32f . gach focal díobh sein ghabhus cáoladh ceirt chuige, as é fein arís as leath- nughadh dhó. Dá mbeadh feidhm ar .ae. do leathnughadh as a n.a do rachadh (i.e. `ae' is the `cáoladh' of `a', and `a' i the `leathnughadh' of `ae'), 7.6f.

? lethóc

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ind = 1 leithech: as lethan a mil mora no a letóga, Leb. Gab. 268 n.1 . (gl. lethan mil). leathog brec no leathog garbh plaice, Iar Conn. 11 n.y .

léthóir

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x see légthóir.

lethra

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ind n pl.? athcha lonna, l.¤ tromma, / tochar ferga, / crecha meinci, immed burba, / reilge derga, ZCP viii 196 § 18.

lethrad

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n (lethar) leather harness : seisedh in tseisidh aeile (= aile) deraib ┐ dernuch ┐ do lethrudh ┐ do chrannghail `for those who supply the men and irons and leather and timber', Laws ii 412.9 Comm . = do lomancur, 11 Comm .

? lethroi

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ind cen l.¤ fir .i. cin fír-tacrai huadhibhsom, ar is fír a tacradhsom, O'C. 472 ( H. 3.18, 247 ).

1 lethu

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in advbl. phrase i ll.¤ (sense not clear): robem cen áes hi ll.¤ , Thes. ii 305.1 ( Hy. i 43 , glossed .i. hi farsinge). dogníth mór fertae i ll.¤ , Thes. ii 316.1 ( Hy. ii 33 , glossed: i nEtail no in latitudine saeculi). rocés mór sáeth i ll.¤ `far and wide', Thes. ii 316.3 ( Hy. ii 35 ). In each case: bethu. Cf. leithe and Letha.

2 lethu

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x see la.