6 lía

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ind mainly in glossaries and perhaps based on a misunder- standing of subj. pres. 1 and 3 s. of lenaid, q.v. lia .i. comarba, ut est lia an Athgno Aithirni .i. roba comarba d'Athgno iar fir Aithirne, O'Dav. 1165 (see Ériu xiii 21 ). lia .i. mac, with same example as above, O'C. 1369 ( H.3.18,625 ). Cf. lía .i. muc, O'Cl. imad uisci, ut est g[o] lia ina linn laithrech, O'Dav. 1166 = gach eó ina linn laithrech, Ériu xiii 32.

líac

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x see 1 lía.

líacán

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n [o, m.] (1 lía) stone pillar, obelisk : ro saidhit trí liagána cloiche uimpe, ┐ ro suidhiged leabaidh in rígh . . . idir na trí huaithnibh cloiche sin, Acall. 1173 . togabar a coirthe ┐ a liagan, TE Eg. § 8 ( IT i 122 ). do claochluigheadh bean Loit i liagán saluinn, Eochairsg. 59.25 . In nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

líacánach

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x see ladg.

1 líach

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I as adj. [o, ā, rare in attrib. use]: pitiful, wretched, grievous : nibo l.¤ dano a marbad, Wb. 4a12 . ba liach a n-épeltu, 4d20 . is l.¤ a orguin, BDD 66 . l.¤ a écnach na écmais, TBC 816 . bá líag ám dait-siu . . . na derṅtá . . . `schmählich', 5757 . ní l.¤ cíambad ed no harm that it should be so, MU² 140 . tul-mag bad l.¤ do lot báig, Met. Dinds. i 6.4 . cend gascid clainne h-adaim, l.¤ a ḟascin i mbaegul, LL 244b25 ( TTr. 2074 ). ní bo l.¤ no betis fris / slúaig Érenn ní cotéltis, Airne F. 24 . bídh l.¤ bidh fir bidh follas, BB 233a35 ( Ir. Texts iii 2.10 ). ni fil and bas liach don dail / i ndiaid Illaind meic Scanlain, Anecd. i 13.9 . ba liach . . . in scél sin .i. folt Sámsoin do thescud dia namtib, LB 127b28 . liach a ghuin do ghlasghallaibh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 24.13 (cf. BB 50b29 ). cuid dá docroibh as liach liom / 'ga lotghoin tar iath Éirionn, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 139.15 . is liach gan annsa d'admháil, DDána 46.2 . ro badh liach do sochaidhibh muicherchra an tí testa, FM vi 2296.20 . liach .i. doilig, Stowe Gl. 446 . liach .i. doilich, Lec. Gl. 44 (liach .i. caín, M 84 ).

Attrib.: creach liach lointeach, IT iii 98 § 158.

Compar. ni bu liachu side limsa, for Ingcél, indás ind orcuin, BDD 54.

II As subst.: woe, cause of sorrow, bad tidings : ba liach ua coimḟind Cellaig alas for, Bruchst. i 48 § 106 ( FM i 512.13 .) ba liach ua Cathail, Bruchst. i 52 § 114 ( FM i 538.22 ). mor liach Cinaed, Bruchst. i 49 § 109 ( FM i 520.10 ). mor liach Muiredach, Bruchst. 51 § 113 ( FM i 532.5 ). ?spreagadh gér goirt / . . . fan gcreabhar gcaoch / dar leanadh l.¤ (fan leoman líath, v.l.) which woe pursued, Ir. Texts i 29 § 33 . mor mairg mor liach iurad an Athairne ollbladaich, RC xxiv 284.6 . fer da l.¤ a man of two woes (i.e. an orphan), RC xiii 452.6 ( ZCP viii 303.30 ). liách .i. scel no doilig, Cóir Anm. 43 . mor in liach C. do ecnach, TBC p. 587 n . in gnim dorinne Judas ba l.¤ ┐ ba galgat, Ériu i 41 § 4 , cf. galgat .i. liach . . . mor ngalgat .i. mór liach, O'Mulc. 689 . liach ní as doilidh no as olc le duine, O'Cl. ionann liach ┐ scéal doiligh, Keat. ii 4240 . lá na liach `day of sighs' ( = Doomsday), Ó Bruad. i 8.19 . badh dhealg na chliabh gach liach dá n-uichtghéimnigh, iii 122. 12 . liacha (n p.) a leithéide, 14 . mo l.¤ léigfiod . . . go mac D. `I shall send my cry of woe . . . unto the Mac D.', 202.1 .

In legal context: do beir aite liach `the foster-father makes hard complaint', Laws ii 164.15 Comm .

Compds.: ¤laoi elegy or lamentation, P. O'C. ¤móit: cend and righ o dóid co dóid / cia lín ris nach bud liachmóid, Ir. Texts ii 13. 21 .

2 líach

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n ā, f.

(a) trowel, ladle, skimmer, spoon : liag iern bis oc denam macre gl. trulla `an iron spoon which is (used) in building a wall', Thes. i 2.15 . mad thecma leig mela, Rule of Céili Dé § 19 ( Rule of Tall. 69 ). scian scothas . . . / liag lothas, IT iii 38 § 23 . gabois iersin a leig, RC xii 86.6 . foro laur (leg. for lár) na leghi, x. antan . . . noberid an leg laun ina beolu, 10 . cingid [nó] liach iaraind . . . ┐ tri l.¤ a lan na leigi sin ó cach teallach a nErinn . . . unde Mag Leigi, Dinds. 147 ( RC xvi 160 ) ( Keat. i 180.30 has: trí lán-sluaisde as gach aoin-teallach). bla liach linad .i. slan don ti linas in leig, Laws iii 212. 10 - 11 Comm . do cet sceinm na leighe, 18 . tucadh liach cuice ┐ bainne innti, Ir. Texts i 43.23 . tairrngidh sium in léigh, 25 . an liach dia lessaighther in laec[h]biad, O'Mulc. 768 . cos na léige airgid do bí 'san choire, SG 243.21 . cain . . . do leicc ┐ do losaid (cain leice ┐ loisti v.l.), Ir. Texts iii 5.14 . lan tri liach, 23 K 42, 440.7 . an lan leige spoonful, 23 P 10³, 65b5 . éan liach . . . lán do thúis, Num. vii. 14. See also bíach. Perh. also liag bruinne `the breast bone' (ensiform cartilage), Laws v 363 n.d .

(b)Hence as measure, spoonful, ladleful, measure (cf. lán leige in (a) above): in cháin sin rocummad and / trí coícait líag, Met. Dinds. iv 250.42 . trí coícait líag cach thened, 248.32 . liach gráin eorna gach lái lais (of Maedóc's daily allowance in Lent), BNnÉ 282.21 . liach mine cruithneachta, Keat. i 182. 21 - 24 .

In phr. l.¤ Míchil Michael's ladleful, of the quantity of drink set aside for the poor: conadh annsin roordaig Patraic mir Michel ┐ liach Michel o cech aen, Ir. Texts i 44.9 . See mír.

(c) In plant-names: liach roide, 23 K 42, 377.z . See Hog. Luibhl.

1 líacht

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n Late abstract based on lía, compar. of il. Usually preceded by proleptic pron. in phrase a l.¤ how many, so many followed by n s. or rel. clause: 'sa liacht rí Éireann dá ḟuil, TD 7.179 . is uime ghairthear Eochaidh Apthach dhe, ar a liacht do-gheibheadh bás i nÉirinn ré n-a linn, Keat. ii 2190 . a liacht duine bocht, Desid. 2542 . a l.¤ secréid, 6792 . a liacht náma ar thí a ngona, LBranach 3779 . a liacht masla, ┐ aindligedh do bheir nech uaidh agá dhenam, O'Hussey TC 169.20 . féch a liacht iongnadh . . . san diamhairun mhórsá, 52.6 . feach a liachd adhbhar agad fá thuirsi do bheith ort, MacAingil 157.10 . a liaghacht fear . . . do thuit leis, Oss. iv 100.16 . Exceptionally with n pl. a liacht neithe beaga, Desid. 4864.

Used absolutely: liacht a ghaolta, is céim a gcoimhreamh `so many are his kinsmen . . . it is hard to tell them', E. O'Rahilly 54.65.

2 líacht

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ind = líachtu: corrigi liacht napstal, Thes. ii 252. 15 (Stowe Missal). liacht apstal `the epistle', 16 . céne canas in liachtso, 253.8 .

1 líachtain

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x see líachtu.

2 líachtain

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n (cf. 2 lía) moisture . Only in glossaries: liachtuin ainm do fhliuchadh, Met. Gl. Ff. 56 . liachtuin .i. fliuchadh, P.O'C.

líachtaire

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n io, m. (2 líacht): Duibindsi, liachtaire Cluana mic Noís ` bell-ringer ', FM ii 824. 14 . See líachtreóir.