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.

líachtóir

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n i, m. (Lat. lector) lector, one having order of lector : epscop. sacart sceo deochain, / subdeochain . . . liachtoir, ZCP v 499 § 2 . secht . . . .l. liachtóir, LL 373b30 . See líachtreóir.

líachtreóir

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n i, m. (Lat. lector with infl. of treoir) lector, cleric who arranges order of services : liachtreoir .i. leghthoir, iarsani legas co toirithnigit a liactaine im caisc ┐ im notlaic, Laws v 22.1 , 5 Comm . lan biathadh tucad do liachtreoir eclaisi, i 198. y Comm . faesam in liachtreora, i 198.z Comm . liac[h]- troir . . . suibdeochain, deochain, O'D. 2192 ( Nero A vii 134a ). liachtreoir uird lais .i. dichor demna, torruma aesa galair, denum cretra tursaite popail do linn, ┐ corugud caich, iar na urd ic techt do laim, O'Don. 920 ( H. 3. 17 col. 655 ). docuír a l.¤ ar a ceand, BB 234b 36 = Ir. Texts iii 6.20 . eirnidther comeneclann doibh risna grada bis isin eclais .i. risin liac- treoir, Ériu xii 8 § 7 n . a liachtroir fa lánmhor rath, 23 E 26, 240 . See also líachtóir.

líachtu

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Forms: líachtain

n n, f. (Lat. lectio). By-form 2 líacht, q.v. Later also líachtain (g s. -ana, -aine).

(a) passage, text, lesson, lection : tectaid in liachtu-sa cid etargnai moralla, PH 4599 . ro-scrib Matha in liachtain nóim-sea, 2984 . ro-scríb M. in liachtu noíb-sea, 4419 . coibnes na liachtan-sa, 4734 . etargna . . . na liachtana-so, 3448 . gebid side da liachtan dec dont soscela, Ériu v 32.4 . go cceilebhraidis náoi liachtana i bhFel S. Clára `they shall serue the feast of S. Clare with nine Lessons', RSClára 74 § 7 . is liachtain leasuighthe ar chiach do charadsa / an sian so leathas, Ó Bruad. iii 222.1 .

In phrases l.¤ apstal, l.¤ soscéli epistle, gospel of mass : liachtu apstal ┐ l.¤ sosceli, LB 251a37 . corice liachtain na n-apstal, 32 . Cf. coibnes na liach[t]aini noib, Rawl. B 512, 74b (Plummer MS. notes).

(b) act of reading; reading : liachtreoir . . . iarsani legas co toirithnigit a liactaine, Laws v 22.5 Comm . liachtain ┐ celebrad `lection' (reading?), Ériu iii 100.

Cf. lechtain.