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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.

? lithaiṅg

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v and frith larac l.¤ lir / Ruit meic Cithaing cétgunich, LL 22400.

? lithe

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adbath gan locht fur l.¤ `upon his renown', MacCarthy 420.15 . Perh. n. loc., cf. ni bu gnáth a Leith lithe for clé frim fechuir fíach, LL 13818 (in rhetoric).

líthe

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part. of líid. As subst. boaire d'fine in lithe the guilty party, O'C. 2419 ( Eg. 88, 33a ).

1 líthech

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n o,m. (cf. liïd, líud) accused person, guilty person : tri craind do cur a n-uisci .i. crand na flatha ┐ crand in ollaman ┐ crand in lít[h]igh, IT iii 192.7 . a tabairt for bois in lít[h]ig, 13 . muna adma neach asreith ar na litheachaibh, O'C. 290 ( H.3.18, 159 ). ní fuil luighe ón l.¤ don tí lídhus fair, O'D. 542 ( H.3.17, 434 ). doní dlighuis nech fortach for nech o do bera minna man tucadh in lithech a cosmhalacht, O'D. 555 ( H.3.17 438 ) = mana tuca in lithach a cosmalacht, O'C. 1601 ( N.35.5, 4a ). madh feoil marbthar ar fearann ┐ a fagbail air is tir no seana bias do na lithaibh (leg. lithechaib), O'C. 290 ( H.3.18, 159 ). lethanchar . . . ni la lithach letanchar [lam fo nemiath .i. ni lasin lithech lam fora mindaib iarfir], O'Dav. 1175.

Also ā, f. ní thuca in līthig mibésaig (`festive'), RC xlv 55.15 v.l. = ZCP viii 113.2 .

2 líthech

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adj o, ā (líth) festive: lith laithe .i. laithe is lithech, Laws v 248.5 Comm . na laithe lithech .i. senamail no uasal, O'C. 282 ( H.3.18, 151 ). laithi lithacha .i. laithi senamla, no uaisle, O'C. 1282 ( H.3.18 534 ).

lithichthe

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ind .i. líntae ón gl. exultatione occupata `engaged in festivity', Ml. 68a14 (lithechthe, Thes. See Ascoli 168 and Milan Codex facs.). Cf. líth, 2 líthech.