litenach

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x see littenach.

liter

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Forms: litir, litir, litrae, litre, litri, litir, litri, litrae, litre, litrib, litir, litir, litear, litreach, litri, litreocha, litreacha, leitri, litrioch, litreach, litreadh, litribh, litreachaib

n (with voiceless -t-), also litir. f. (Lat. littera). Earlier forms: n s. l.¤ , Sg. 6b11 . litir, 20b3 . g s. litrae, 3b2 . litre, 6b25 . litri, Laws i 16.9 . d s. litir, Sg. 17b3 . Laws iv 208.29 Comm . n p. litri, Sg. 10a3 . litrae, 3b2 . a p. litre, Sg. 17b1 . g p. l.¤ , Sg. 4a8 . d p. litrib, Sg. 17b1 . n du. di litir . . . in di litir , Ml. 2d2 .

In later lang. (also as k-stem) n s. l.¤ , Ir. Gl. 230. litear (litir proscribed form), IGT Decl. § 54. g s. litreach. St. Ercuil 2486. n p. litri, Auraic. 2747. litreocha, IGT Decl. ex. 1398. litreacha, ZCP vi 280.33 . leitri, Keat. ii 181. g p. litrioch, Auraic. 2721. litreach, IGT Introd. 5.24 . litreadh, Parrth. Anma 6287. d p. litribh, PH 2877. litreachaib, BNnÉ 179.12 .

(a) letter of the alphabet : huas litir suidigthir leo gl. supra literam, Sg. 17b3 . nephaccomoil inna teora liter i n-oen sillaib, 7b9 . bad l.¤ sain .g. ┐ bíth character naill di, 6b11 . ata ind aipgitir ina . . . comcengal litrioch, Auraic. 2721. caireachtaire .i. fuatha na l.¤ , 336 = na litrech, 2687 (YBL). gan díoth na litre as lugha `not one letter harmed', Dán Dé 4.23 . is í an leitir úd `tau' an leitir dhéidheanach d'aibghitir na hEabhra, TSh. 712 . na leitreacha tosaidh `initials', O'Gr. Cat. 294.30 . coro scrib do letreib orrdai, Grail 3231 . Fig. an cló ór buaileadh boill do cholla / a chúig litre na luit úd `those wounds are the five letters left by the nail marking Thy limbs', PBocht 8.19 .

Hence in plural art of writing : is accu sidhe ro hairicit litri artus, CCath. 1569 . intí na rofoglaind litri riam, Lat. Lives 44.26 . Note also: cairt do léagh gach éinfhile / a laoidhibh ┐ litreibh prose writings, O'R. Poems 1050. comórtus and so risin litir so tsuas, O'Gr. Cat. 330.12 (of hand-writing competition). le leitir loim shoileir an bhiobla with the clear unadorned text of the Bible, Luc. Fid. 326.10 . do réir na litreach `literally' (Gloss.), Beatha S.F. 878 .

In phrases, recht litre written (i.e. Christian) law: toairn- gertatur do nicfad berla ban bias .i. recht litre, Laws i 16.4 = in berla mban mbiaid, O'C. 758 ( H.3.18, 358b ). More part. of law of Moses: doratad do Moysi acallaim in Chóimded gnuis do gnúis dia tarut recht littre dó, RC xii 432.z . Dis- tinguished from recht aicnid of the Patriarchs and recht in spiruta nóim given by Christ, the Law and the Prophets : atat teora aimsera ann .i. aimser rechta aicnid, i rabatar uasal- athraig; ┐ aimser rechta litre i ra-batar fáide; ┐ aimser rechta in spiruta nóim, i tainic fén .i. Crist mac Dé, PH 3526 . recht litre i ra-batar fáithe, 5472 . Cf. ateoch frit huili thuicsinchu rechta litre im Moysi . . . rechta fatha im Eliam, Ir. Lit. 32.18 . See also 1 recht. aige rechta litre, perh. same as fer léiginn and suí litre (see below) i.e. cleric learned in Scripture and writing : ro airled comdire do rig ┐ epscop, ┐ aige rechta litre, ┐ suad filed, Laws i 40.16 ( ZCP xvi 175 ). aige rechta litre .i. don ogae 'ca mbid diriatai na litre . . . fer leiginn eclaisi rig tuath. Laws i 42.33 Comm . l.¤ domnaig dominical letter : fis na leitreach domnaigh, O'Gr. Cat. 290.27 . ag athrughadh an litir Domhnaigh do bhí ann .i. G ┐ ag ordughadh C 'na litir Domhnaigh go deireadh na bliadhna, Corp. Astron. 10.2 , 3 . See domnach. suí litre perh. learned ecclesiastic : crochet do sai litri, IT iii 188.8 . Note also breth litre judgment according to the Law : dálais Moyse . . . bretha lánmaithe litre, Ériu iv 136.10 . fear na litri ón ló nach mar / na fichdi bó ní bronntar poet (?), IGT Decl. ex. 1913.

(c) letter, epistle, dispatch , freq. plural (cf. Lat. litterae): scriobhtar litre, ┐ scribhenna uadha go gaoidhelaibh, FM vi 2000.27 . ro faided litri ┐ scribenna uad docom Antoin, CCath. 3294 . leithoir litreach, ZCP vi 284.6 . deascán . . . do leitreachaibh naoimhchléire Éireann is Sacsan go aroile, Keat. iii 42 . scríobh dhamhsa litreacha d'ionnsuidhe mo dhear- bhratharsi, Maguires of F. 21 . cur corustur legaiti ┐ letri leu i nErinn, Ann. Conn. 1245.5 . do chuir a' Gen. Eoghan litreacha na sithchana go C[aptin] Achadh in dá Charad, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 26.28 . In sg.: bá hed baoí isin litir, FM vi 1930.22 . an trath cuirfidhthear petancia i. litir, chugad, ITS xxix 202.10 . scríbhinn na litre, Ezra iv 7 .

Of papal briefs: acht nach tangadur a litrecha o Roim chuige, AU iii 292.6 . Of letters patent: taisbéanuim mo phaiteinsi féin / . . . tar éis léaghta mo litreach dhóibh, TD 22.7 .

(d) In plural books, histories, literature : ni thalla i littrib na llaidib `poetic letters', RC xlvii 289.8 . Leg. of document proving ownership: litre la caid comarba im ard manach marb-dilsi, Laws v 498.3 (litt-, SM Facs. 1a ). litre .i. in litir uasal bis ac na comarbaib, ac a faillsiugad a brite uadh, Laws v 498. 15 Comm . l.¤ re cach comarbus, MR 90.1 .

Compd.: ¤threoraid. see treóraid.

literda

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adj io, iā (liter) literary, literal .

(a) As adj. forsin bitheolus litterdha inn oghaim, Auraic. 3950 (= leiterda, 2790 ). a delidin litterda consisting of letters, 5308 . 'na mbreitheamh- naibh, ┐ 'na ndaoinibh liteardha, Corp. Astron. 70.z . ? is inund ┐ fodail litreach cen cob dentar cert líterdha, BB 300b22 . i lleinid (? leg. llinib) literdha lan-comgiditi gacha caingni `in the context of the written narrative of each event', MR 270.7 . Cf. doroic Moysi . . . ┐ in recht riglan ro l.¤ ar n-a h-ecur . . . do laim . . . in Duilemun . . . acci, BB 241a37 . In phr. ciall l.¤ literal sense : san gceill litiordha (oppd. to: san gceill fhioghardha), Luc. Fid. 244.13 . ciall liteardha, Eochairsg. 119.8 .

(b) As subst. literary man : Enoch . . . ise cetna litterda ro bui riam, Rawl. 69b29 = lintda, BB 11a15 ( MacCarthy 286.19 `fowler') with n-stroke misplaced.

literdacht

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Forms: litredacht

n also litredacht ā, f. (literda) booklearning, literature : in dán inna litredachte `the art of literature', Sg. 33a28 . litirdheacht leir ┐ rim, Auraic. 55 (cf. 2343 , litirdacht, ZCP xii 385.9 ). do deallraigeadar dias . . . ┐ do cuiread a naenlo cum literdhachta iat, ZCP xiii 180.32 . ní raibhe fios litear- dhachta . . . ag na Sacsanaighibh, Keat. i 66.2 . an drong ag nach bhfuil liteardhacht nescientes litteras, Rial. S.F. 1549 . ar ccur eólais ar bheagán do litiordhacht dó, Bheatha S.F. 75 .

1 lith

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n f. (Lat. litus?) shore: conidtanic ind longes dedenach forsin l.¤ tuaiscertaig sin, ZCP viii 313.z . ? mad bu Difne de l.¤ lerg, / fuadait crithre grinne n-ard, ZCP xi 108 § 5.

2 lith

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ind l.¤ (.i. étach) do pauper (B. na f.), ZCP v 486 § 7.

líth

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u, m. (perh. vn. of lenaid (cf. O'C. 573 cited below), but see Thurn., Stokes Festschr. 20 - 2 ; Meyer, Im. Brain i xvii ).

I

(a) festival, feast-day : nachib berar . . . inna llíthu et a ssapati gl. in parte diei festi, Wb. 27a24 . arna lithu gl. propter . . . festa, Ml. 47b2 . nípu séit samil ┐ ind líthe Veteris, Ardm. 170b2 ( Thes. i 495 ). l.¤ Germain, Fél. Oct. 1 . l.¤ fris cuirtir grethae, Jan. 25 . laithe litha, May 5 . i nóen na líthsa, Ep. 20. etach fri lith . . . no lit sollamain, Laws i 126.15 Comm . Cf. bretnas arnaisc a brat ime, delg ┐ lita sollaman, O'D. 975 ( H.3.17, 679c ) (examples of valuable mairb-dile). in martír . . . dia ta l.¤ ┐ foraithmet i n-ecmoc na ree-si, PH 1104 . lith ┐ sollamhain naomh M., FM ii 1084.14 . l.¤ .i. sollamain, O'Cl. Note also: ar líoth síorghola `upon an occasion of continual weeping' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 2602.

(b) festivity, entertainment, rejoicing : bil banbruth / forosnai l.¤ luáchet `which illumines a feast', LU 7420 ( BDD 100 ). fri sia úathib ibiu lithu in Christo Jesu (words of Patrick about to drink), Trip. 54.15 . ba erdath ┐ ba lith mor . . . la C.C. ann . . . dona bráithribh, Mon. Tall. 68 . díairithe lítha `prodigal at a feast', Tec. Corm. § 16.44 . ba loisi lítha luamairecht an ti do boi ann sin, ML² 1576 . MacCis cen líthaib fo lén, SR 6477 . ebair coirm cid iar lithaib, LL 19093 . a rú co crích nír cuired / clú l.¤ arar' lámuiged `wherein fame for feasts was sought', Met. Dinds. iii 56.40 . bréc ilar l.¤ fri labrad, / acht adrad ríg na n-uile, i 28.3 . ro frithailit do cech maith ┐ do cech l.¤ iat, Acall. 6845 v.l. náir gan líoth ag duine n-a ndiaidh `he who succeeds them may well rejoice', Aithd. D. 17.10 . Attrib. g s. buidnib lítha, Snedgus u. Mac R. 10 § 27. ? Attrib. g pl. ar búaid tuath l.¤ Luignech `festive', Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 4.

(c) activity(?): l.¤ .i. leanmain, ut est, ni l.¤ do Maisi ar leapain Inthra, O'C. 573 ( H.3.18, 285 ). lith ┐ tond lanamain (.i. gene) na traiged `activity', Auraic. 1815. ? trí chet abgitrech ro scrib / ba bil lith a lám, LL 352 marg. inf. ba bil l.¤ a lám, 373b24 = Mart. Don. 78.19 (`touch'), perh. for lúth. l.¤ .i. luth .i. on luth gáir, O'Cl. Oengus oirdnidi / ardmaith . . . / or fo lan luissi / lith nimcomḟighe, IT iii 55 § 104 .

II

(a) luck, prosperity : co roimchla l.¤ i fectsa. Ériu iii 140.163 . ni ba l.¤ do'n fleid will not be a success, MR 18.1 . ba hé mo líthsa co mbad hé docorad and, LU 6933 ( BDD 54 ). is tú doroacht do maith ┐ do l.¤ dúib, Met. Dinds iv 304.19 . ní lind atá maith ná l.¤ in laithe so, Comp. Con C. 99.5 . See also below under compds. lith gacha labartha leat may your words prosper, MR 160.5 . do maith ┐ l.¤ dúib tibi prosit, LL 279b 33 ( SG 414.25 ). nocon ḟétaim less na l.¤ , LL 208b26 . cómhairle ar les ┐ ar lith Uladh, ITS v 8.20 . l.¤ .i. sén uaire passing prosperity, O'Cl. lith sén nó uasal, O'C. 1282 ( H.3.18 p. 534 ). lith .i. sona, Lec. Gl. 471. ? do fomna Déissi do lith áinfir, SG 80.1 .

(b) Hence omen: adrad lítha `worship of auguries', Hail Brigit 14.14 . cia lit[h] bét for sétaib suadh, Anecd. i 52 § 14.

III

(a) In phrases. is l.¤ la pleases: is l.¤ lim-sa do chomlann . . . d'fhaghail, MR 296.1 . nír lith leis, 250.22 . `dammad l.¤ letsu'. `is l.¤ immorro', LL 230a26 - 7 ( TTr. 958 ). ró doghruinne nar líoth lais, DDána 73.30 . dá madh l.¤ ┐ dá madh lánur- lamh ré Lugh, Cath MT 466 . gníomhradh nach líoth linn, Keat. ii 4457 . nir ba l.¤ (nir mhiadh leo v.l.) leo / suide na longad, FDG 209 . l.¤ laithi: Laegaire Lorc ba lith laithi / ro gab Lifi lucky was the day, Lec. 303c42 ( LL 4875 ). fó l.¤ see 1 fó; cf. ragat, cenip fo lith lem, BNnÉ 304 § 14 . olc l.¤ lit. it is bad luck , hence as quasi adv. alas , opposite of fó l.¤ : olcc l.¤ on, abannscal. olinmanach intan robonárlet peccad do denum, RC xxxi 303.25 . olc lith, ol in clerech, na rabha cidh anmcara accut, xxvi 362.17 . olc l.¤ dolluid ind nathir / cosin n-athir dia chathir `an evil day', Im. Brain 45 . olc li[th] don bith cráifeach `an evil hap', Ériu xviii 62 § 20 . olc l.¤ i torchair mac Duind, LL 195b20 (díl, Met. Dinds. iii 150.9 ).

(b) Freq. in chevilles: lith gan acht, Fen. 348.21 . lith cen ail, RC xxiii 420.5 . l.¤ cen chaemna, Arch. Hib. ii 73 § 47. lith cen geis, SR 275 . lith co n-aiph, ML² 756 . l.¤ co mbuaid, Fing. R. 450 . lith nach gann, Acall. 2518 . lith ngaile, Met. Dinds. iii 66.1 . lith ṅgle, TBC 1677 . l.¤ ro lá, LU 2837 ( ZCP xviii 172.7 ). l.¤ úas tuind `a festival over the waves', Ériu iv 136.y .

Compds. ¤adba: hit lithadba festal dwelling, Corm. 4.z . ¤baile: gáet co l. láechbress `exulting in fury', Met. Dinds. iv 176.2 . ¤laithe festival (in some of follg. perh. phr. l.¤ laithe, see above): líoth laithe .i. la sollamna no fésda, O'Cl. 'sin chethramad líthlathiu (of week of judgment), SR 8101 . fri ceilebrad ind líthlaithi hisin, Lat. Lives 5.5 . ma teccmai lith laithe no dail no thocomracc tuaithe, Laws v 396.21 . il lithlaithi na Samhna, BLism. 109ra24 . Also perh. omens: séna ┐ soloda ┐ líthlatheda lána, LL 219b8 . sén nā soladh nā líth laithi-si an laoi aniú, Cath MT 215.

litha

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x see 1 líthech.

líthach

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x see 2 líthech.

líthad

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x see líthiugad.

líthaigid

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Forms: líthiugad

v (1 lí (d)?): liothuighthear íadsan, acht ná liothuigh- thear misi `be dismayed', Jer. xvii 18 . na himeagluighidh ┐ ná lithidh, 2 Chron. xx 17. Vn. líthiugad.