leuidán

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x see lebedán.

leuitic

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pn book of Leviticus : uctaras ind l.¤ `the authority is Leviticus', Mon. Tall. 153.16 .

léun

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x see lén.

lex-

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Forms: lex-áos

adj lex-áos `idle-folk', Mon. Tall. 148.18 . Cf. Ducange, s.v. 1 lexa .

léx

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n m. (Lat. lex)

(a) the law, esp. the civil law; a law: oir adeir in l.¤ : qui in possessione (sic leg.) est, O'D. 624 ( H. 3.17, 463 ). O'C. 2250 ( Eg. 88, 18a ). ata lex ┐ canóin da dhearbhadh civil and canon law, O'C. 2307 ( Eg. 88 23b ). Adhomnan tuc recht lecsa i nErind, RC xvii 215. 16 (Tig.) (ref. to the so-called lex innocentium, AU an. 697 ). ardmaighistir dlighid nua ┐ sen dlighedh, hi l.¤ ┐ a canoin in Civil and Canon Law, ALC i 600.y . go roibi lēx ag na Rōmānchaib gan neach . . . do bāsugadh . . . , Fl. Earls 212.29 . fear cogaidh a n-aghuidh Chríosd bhrisios a léaxa, Mac Aingil² 699 . a n-aimsir léxa na ngrás (i.e. after the redemption), 590 . 'nar choimhéduis léxa ┐ sttatúide th'uachdarán cilli ┐ tuaithi, 3285 .

(b) chanting in unison : co cualatar . . . gáir móir ┐ l.¤ amal bid oc cetol salm no bethe `chant', RC ix 492.13 (ICM). co festais cia gair no cia l.¤ rochúalatar, 15 . fri gein Críst co ṅóigi / tindscan lechsa léri `begin pious chants', Fél. Nov. 14 (lexa, lexu, v.ll.). In phr. for l.¤ `to music', in unison: o ro chriochnaighthior . . . na tri Hymnum for l.¤ `sung to music', Rule of Tall. 52.14 (§ 91) . issed canir leisim . . . auis aue for l.¤ `He sings Averte faciem to a chant', Mon. Tall. 131.12 .

léxaidecht

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n (léx) chanting(?): exarcistid .i. . . . cethra uird lais .i. liachtain, aurlégend ┐ lexaidecht ┐ comet screptra, O'D. 921 ( H. 3.17, 655 ).

léxaire

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Forms: lexaire

n (léx) lawyer: lexaire gl. legista, Ir. Gl. 11.

1 lí

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Forms: li, li, líi, lii, líi, li, liga, líthe, lighthe, dhali, liga, liga, lig, ligaib, líg, líd

n orig. perh. g, but freq. indecl. in s. and du.; l.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 98 , 99 ; cf. li n-aimbi, Auraic. 5540 , li ambi, 1170 . n s. líi, Wb. 12b 5 . Thes. ii 250.11 . lii, RC xvii 148.18 (Tig). li, Auraic. 1170. a s. líi, Corm. Y 37. li, Ériu ii 15 § 2. g s. l.¤ , SR 6883. liga, Laws i 150.10 . líthe (lighthe MS.), O'R. Poems 3358. d s. l.¤ , Wb. 15a21 . LU 9501. g du. dhali, CF 1002. n p. liga, Corm. Y 799. a p. liga, Im. Brain 40 . Airne F. 209 . g p. lig, Hail Brigit 2 . d p. ligaib, SR 439. n s. líg of glossaries is probably not an old n. but has been abstracted from compds. or oblique cases; n s. líd of Trip. ii 552.6 is perh. for l.¤

Beauty, lustre, glory

(a) in general meaning: ar l.¤ gl. propter gloriam, Wb. 15a21 . ho l.¤ gl. decore, Ml. 37b9 . líi grene `the sun's brightness', Thes. ii 250.11 . líí .i. taithnem, O'Dav. 1197 . lig .i. maisi, Lec. Gl. 66 . co na l.¤ .i. cona taithnemh, H. 2.15, 72 (O'Don. Suppl.). a brat lig, Hail Brigit 20 . bid cach sluag . . . / lánaib do ligaib fofeib / do sidaib, do sonmigeib, SR 439 . ni ro fhuilngsetar na suili peccthacha sella[d] frisna liga nōiba, Ériu ii 122.4 . in delb rola a mathair .i. Uenir, o li serce ina ghnuis `with love's splendour', Aen. 350 . indiu is forderg a lii (of a place), RC xvii 148.18 (Tig.). atá sunna sét co l.¤ / fotán tiri tairngirí `a shining treasure', Met. Dinds. iv 166.53 . nó co mbad Fea an ainm ┐ li oni ba laind le ina faca, Dinds. 12 (Mag Lifi). l.¤ crotha `beauty of form', Auraic. 5662 . a comlond lig lumnech lenn, ZCP xi 109 § 13 . do chongain líga a lann lib (: sída) (`whetting'), Caithr. Thoirdh. 38.33 . l.¤ an toighe `splendour', TD 11.24 . do-bhéaruise . . . / l.¤ an smóil ar geiltighibh Gall `the hue of embers', 27.147 . lúirech lonn ar l.¤ n-airgid, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 98.142 . l.¤ an óir ar a húrmháille, 144 .

For phrase l.¤ súla attractive sight (lit. `bright- ness of the sun', O'Rahilly Early Ir. Hist. & Myth. 58 n.4 ) see súil. Note also: dobudh fo li liomsa sin that would please me (?), ZCP x 281. 15 (= ? fó l.¤ good splendour (?), but see fó líth s.v. 1 fó). l.¤ .i. lainn no toil, O'Dav. 1157. For ligaib, SR 7874 see lígda.

(b) Of persons beauty, (beautiful) complexion, splendour, appearance: ré taoibh amban, caomh a l.¤ , TBC 6118 . nocha maith ata do li, Anecd. i 21.4 . garb a ll.¤ , MU² 431 . rograd fir alathire / romsiacht . . . / rucc mo li, ni lor do dath, Ériu ii 15 § 2 . Fionn . . . go l.¤ ccroth `of ruddy complexion', Duan. Finn ii 16 § 5 . meic Néill Fhrasaigh, . . . / do leasoigh l.¤ na ndaoineadh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 276.108 . gidh dubh anocht mo l.¤ , Duan. Finn ii 64.20 . l.¤ gruaidheadh ndonn, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 216.48 . braoi . . . ar l.¤ na subh, TD 40.15 . Of flushing of face of person satirized: ní fhuil l.¤ mh'imdheargtha ort, Aithd. D. 34.16 .

(c) With co and FO in adj. phr. brilliant, beautiful (often mere cheville): fúaim co ll.¤ , LU 3755 . atchonnarc láechu co ll.¤ , 3761 ( SC 34 ). ar tri do rannsat an sluagh / . . . trian im Laignib con a li `a third of brilliant Leinstermen', Celt. Rev. iv 214.30 . gan mo spéis a cceól go l.¤ `I am heedless of rich melody', Duan. Finn ii 18 § 10 . triar fer ar caeccait fo l.¤ (.i. ar a mbaoi degghne) `well-complexioned', Leb. Gab. 16.8 ( BB 22a51 ). is cian scarsu fri eochu / fri carpat foa l.¤ , LU 9501. boi fó a l.¤ ┐ fó bláth cach datha (leg. fo áilli?), 10792 (fó a ile, Ériu xii 174 § 1 ). detgein némanda fo l.¤ , IT i 80.15 .

(d) In contexts denoting change of colour or complexion in death colour, pallor : is cosmail fri líi bais ar baini, or na bi ni do dergge and quasi exsangis mortus , Corm. Y 37 . millfet l.¤ th'aigthe . . . `I will mar the colour of thy face' (i.e. `I will kill thee', note), Met. Dinds iii 62.99 . ní thardda l.¤ tassi form `may it not put the colour of a corpse on me', Thes. ii 352.18 . l.¤ n-aimbí .i. li mairb `hue of the lifeless' name of willow-tree (sail) or letter s in the Briatharogham of Morann m. Máin, Auraic. 5540 . claochloidhfidh do laochuibh l.¤ , ITS v 122. y . adbath gan locht a l.¤ dhe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 20.33 .

In n. pr. L.¤ Ban `Beauty of Women', wife of Labraid Lúathlám ar Claideb, LU 3354 ( SC 14 ) etc.

In chevilles: leri líí, SR 7019 . cen lunni l.¤ , SR 6883 . l.¤ gan locht, O'R. Poems 3131.

In n. loc. see Hog. Onom.

Compds. Earlier composition-form líg-, later lí-.

(a) With nouns: ? ¤both: ordugud inna ligboth `ordering of the colours', Ériu ii 104. 24 . di cheolaib ┐ ligbothaib ind nim `of the melodies and bright abodes in heaven', 132.16 , cf. 106.14 , 142.28 . ¤búaid resplendent triumph: cona uilib fochraiccib ┐ ligbuadaib, LB 74c23 . ¤dath beauteous colour : glaisiu cach ligdath, Ériu ii 110.3 . atá . . . adhbur eile ann do bláthaibh ┐ do lídhathaib, RC xxiv 370.25 . ¤derc bright eye : córrmho- gail lóghmhara (leg. loghmhar a?) lídhearc, Hackett xxxix 250 . ¤drong: ba lúam cech líg-druing, Met. Dinds. ii 26.7 . ¤ḟlaith: il-lígḟlatha lestur `in the vessel of the beautiful realm', Fél. Ep. 22 . ¤gile: taise a learg sa líghile, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71 § 4 . ¤luib fair herb; fig. of person: braon don ríoghfhuil . . ./ . . . ar líoluibh lubhghorta, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 147.32 . ¤mag: documnet inna ligmuigi `that traverse the bright plains', Ériu ii 128.8 . ¤néll bright cloud, bright sheen : lí-néll, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 185.148 . ¤scrisad destruction of splendour : mo lá léin lead- artha leagaithe is líscriosta (líghsgriosta v.l.), Hackett xx 6 . ¤ṡruth fair stream : dha ghéis líoghshrotha leac bhfionn, O'R. Poems 2803 . ¤thorad bright produce : in mbile cona ligthoirthib, Ériu ii 120.30 . ¤thorba bright fruit : ni frith fri ligthorba /acht in ficomna, SR 1361.

(b) With adjj.: ¤bratánach bright-mantled: for ligbratanach Line (applied to Cú Chulainn), RC xiv 398 § 1. Cf. a lígbrataig Life, LU 8145 ( FB 11 ). ¤doilbthe of magical brilliance: fionnráith . . . líodhoilfe (lioghfhoirfe, v.l.), LBranach 471 . ¤daithte: le héudaighibh sáimhe ┐ líodhaithe mollibus vestimentis et coloratis, Rial. SF. 1391 . ¤gel of bright colour : o Ghaillimh na líog lí-gheal, E. O'Rahilly 22.6 . a eachtra fan fhiort lígeal `his sojourn neath the white tomb', PBocht 21.8 . ¤glan of unspotted beauty: a dhreach líoghlan, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 191.38 . ¤mas brightly beautiful : uisce lerga ligmaise (`many-coloured'), Ériu ii 56 § 8 . ¤oll of great beauty : aonach lebar ligoll, ZCP xiii 8.12 .

2 lí

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n praise (in etymological glosses on word fili): fili .i. fi a n-aoras ┐ li a mmolas, Corm. Y 600 = fili .i. fí anaer ┐ l.¤ amolad in fili, Corm. 20 . fi-li .i. fi fora aeir ┐ li forae molad. No lifial, O'Mulc. 537 . l.¤ molad, Met. Gl. Eg. 14 . l.¤ .i. molad, Lec. Gl. 529 (M 328) . filidh .i. . . . fi ani aerais, ┐ li ani molais, Auraic. 669 , 3308 . file .i. fi a oumna ┐ li a danu fair, 3311 ( = Laws iv 358.7 Comm .). Cf. fi oulc ┐ li maith, Auraic. 3312 . lai .i. molad, ZCP v 486.4 (B. na f.).

3 lí

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ind .i. muir, O'Cl.

?4 lí

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ind ( = 1 lí?): molt feissi cet do chuir con a líí, O'C. 880 ( H.3. 18, 394 ). i ngait . . . do chairech .i. cen li no cen iuir without fleece (?) or without fat, Laws i 170.10 Comm . cauru co l.¤ , Laws i 122.11 .