luam

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n n, m. (luí + agent suffix -am Celtica xxi 231 ). Disyll., Fél. Dec. 3 , cf. lúadam, LU 3800 ( SC 37 ). Monosyll., SR 6057. pilot, steersman : mad hé á luum (i.e. Spiritus Dei), Wb. 4a14 . sain écosc noe vel alii dicunt .i. l.¤ gl. celox, Sg. 69a24 . araid ┐ luamain, Laws v 108.21 . mid do . . . luamnaib, YBL 419b33 ( Petrie Tara 203.14 ). l.¤ is deach bai i nEiriu .i. eter Erinn ┐ Albain, BB 254a5 . l.¤ Ladhrand, BR 202.7 `Ladru the steersman', BR² 167 . Ladru lúam, Ériu iv 160.7 . l.¤ na táiden (Moling), SG 383.15 . ? ar cid alless issa llūam nottlūathar air, ZCP viii 104.2 . luamh .i. luamhaire, no loingseoir, O'Cl.

Extended applications: lām .i. lúam in c[h]uirp, Corm. Y 806 . L. lūam na lergge pilot of the battlefield, Bruchst. i 5 § 2. l.¤ laidi leader of song (David), SR 6057 . Molling l.¤ na fírinne, SG 367.10 . lúam gaiscid géir `pilot of the sharp weapon', Met. Dinds. iii 156.1 . Of an abbot: Macc-óige . . . l.¤ Liss móir, Fél. Dec. 3 , whence l.¤ .i. ab, O'Dav. 1171. Cf. fa bhonnaibh an easpuig nō i leabaidh an luaimh (with gl. luaimh .i. abadh), Ó Bruad. iii 170.x . d'imig do luamh is do riail (to a ruined church), Measgra D. 59.61 (= luaim, Hard. ii 240.9 ).

Compds. ¤chles: la Féin Luagne na lluam-chless `of the pre-eminent deeds', Mac Carthy 202.z . ¤geilt: lúamgheilt, Buile S. 102.4 . (luaith-, v.l.). ¤lann: for lāechraid Lagen na lūamland `of active blades', Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 26 = L. Cl. A. Buidhe 19.2 .

lúamain

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Forms: luamna, lúamhain

n (cf. luïd) trisyll., Ériu xviii 12 § 7. ? g s. luamna, ZCP iii 222 § 2. lúamhain f., IGT Decl. § 13.

(a) movement, motion : teit [diabul] isin dam . . . cotarut luamain fói caused it to move, LB 120a22 . In vague sense: luamain ┐ adaltras, BB 498b23 ( IT ii 106 ) = forluamain `Unstätigkeit', Alex. 908.

(b) act of flying, flight : in trén as luaithiu l.¤ for bith, LU 2478 ( RC iv 256 § 24 ). luamain en Linne Sailech, BB 267a36 = etseact re luamain engiall, BR 6.2 . ic luamain ┐ ic lain-eitelaigh, MR 318.23 . luamoin cen itte, O'Mulc. 764 (prov. of a hopeless undertaking). luamhain eoin gan eitibh, Content. xxv 11.

(c) Freq. in phr. for, ar l.¤ in motion, moving . Of parts of the body: trí lamha leis ar lúamhain `swinging', Duan. Finn ii xxxvi 8 . a theanga ar luth, ┐ ar luamain `vibrating', MR 180.17 . da rigconnill . . . ar lasad ┐ ar luamain ina chind `flaming and flashing' (i.e. the eyes), Ann. Conn. 1256.6 . Of birds, etc. flying, in flight : in t-enamar cachnaitir for alluamuin (birds), IT i 136.z . inna heonu for luamain, LU 5159 . bés éoin ar luamain, TBC 3615 . na hanmand . . . for luamain i rrichtaib aṅgel, RC xxi 376.5 . stét . . . for luamain ┐ eitellaig `prancing and bounding', Grail 1917 . Note also: in long ar luamain (Moling), SG 383.9 . samhailt nathrach . . . ar luamhain, Keat. iii 2370.

Compd. ¤teine: ina naén breó lasrach ┐ luamhain-teinedh flickering fire, FM vi 2012.8 .

lúamaire

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n io, m. = luam (see Celtica xxi 232 ): T. ainm in luamaire, LL 219a36 ( TTr. 162 ). luamaire luṅga Duind, LL 1630 . luamairi . . . milgitan, Petrie Tara 207.7 . luamaire na luingi, TTebe 2044 . M. . . . .lúamhaire is dech robhí . . . a n-iarthar domain, Cóir Anm. 156 . Cruimhther Loga a luamaire (of Patrick), FM i 140.3 . luthmar in luamhaire / ar lamach long, IGT Metr. Faults § 49 . gur bhó samhail . . . do luing gan luamh- aire (of a hopeless case), FM v 1792.6 . saoruidh sí luing gan luamhair (: buadhaibh), Aithd. D. 88.12 (see notes). luamh .i. luamhaire, no loingseoir, O'Cl.

Extended uses: isin glind co craebaighi / cerba grind in luamaire hero(?), Acall. 4879 . lúamairi . . . donn áirc na hegailsi, ZCP xii 374.7 = luamaire lanfertamail dond arc inna hecailse eitir tonnaib ant soedail, RC xlvi 240.19 .

lúamairecht

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n (lúamaire)

(a) act of piloting, navigating, steering a way : lantuargned na loṅg ica Iuamairecht, LL 236a15 ( TTr. 1418 ). gu rabhadar tri cet long ag[a?] luamairecht don laéchraid `till they had three hundred ships under way', Ériu viii 18.1 . dogén luamairecht ládhaig / in churaig, SG 344.11 . conar lamhadh a luamhaireacht la méd an anfaidh, FM iii 90.5 . Metaph. is duit ata i tairrṅgiri stiuir th'athar do luamaireacht to take over the helm from your father (to a prince), Ériu xvi 84.80 . mo long id láimh da luamhoireacht, Dán Dé xxx 1 . luamhoireacht loisi an tsaoghail to steer a way through life's glitter, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 175.85 .

(b) In wider sense of guiding , directing, wielding, manipu- lating, etc.: niurt Dé dom l.¤ `to pilot me', Thes. ii 356.6 . is lindi luamaireacht in laich-sea this hero's career is our concern, TTebe 2547 . ag luamhairecht a rīghi ruling his kingdom, Fl. Earls 222.12 . do lamh 'got' luamairecht `to guide', MR 296.4 . an lámharm do bhí ré luamaireacht iona leábaidh for wielding, ML 126.22 . luamaireacht idir dhá theinidh (prov. of a difficult task), 80.y . conna gebether ar l.¤ lám dó anechtair the free movement of the arms, LU 6387 (see TBC 2529 ).

In the follg. the sense seems closer to that of lúamain: int-en . . . is treisi lúamhairecht fá neimh, RC xxiv 381.9 . tabhair gluasacht ┐ luamhaireacht ar in gcorp, 23 K 42, 45.5 . Perh. also: comas luamairechta a tengad, PH 2655.

lúamairid

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v (lúamaire) pilots, steers: luamain .i. luamaired na het[h]air, Laws v 108.29 Comm .

luamann

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x see lúabu.

luamda

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n (luam): L. l.¤ ` abbatial ', Gorm. June 1 . L. l.¤ ` piloting ', Oct. 2.

lúamnach, lúaimnech

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Forms: luaimneach

adj o, ā (lúamain). In later lang. with unlen. -m-, see Duan. Finn Gloss . (but luaimneach: roúaibh- reach, ii 84 § 63 ). luaimneach, Eg. Gl. 428.

(a) volatile, flying, fluttering, moving, active. etc. Of birds and animals: sénais inn ēn lūamnech (luamnach v.l.), Hy. v 64 . ech . . . lúamnach prancing, LU 8659 ( FB 49 ). aire ad luamnaigh (of bees), Laws iv 114.24 Comm . nathraig lúamnig `flying serpents', Ériu ii 196.4 . is é an aicil luaimnech, TBC St. 4423. Of persons: fri L. lúamnach, Met. Dinds. iii 200.24 . Molling luaimnech, SG 385.41 (see Éigse vi 97 ). ar in ri luamnach din leirg, Ériu vii 222.14 . L. lúaimhneach `the Swift', Duan. Finn ii 142 § 6 (L. Luath, Acall. 6581 ). Various applications: cearchaill theineadh . . . / 'na sgeimheal leathtruim luaimneach, Aithd. D. 3. 18 . lasracha luaimneca leaping flames, ÉC i 86.27 . meinig do chuir lúib luaimhnigh `dashing raid', O'Hara 1690 . sūile . . . luaimh- neacha, ZCP i 127.27 . na longa . . . luaimnecha, CF 35. ó luasgadh luaimneach na locht, TSh. 9545. ? o mhuigh lupcomlumach luamnach, IT iii 98 § 159 . scíath luaimnech, RC xxi 164 n.17 . Adv. gu hoband ┐ gu luaimneach (of bleeding), 23 P 10³, 22b20 .

(b) In more abstr. sense of restless, wavering, inconstant : tairismig, ni bat lúamnaig, SR 4395 . fear luaimhnioch as linn 's as libh, KMMisc. 246.13 . na bi luaimneach a timchill in chlaustra, ITS xxix 199.33 . biaidh an tothar co luaimhnec, gan collad. Rosa Ang. 228.3 . oir bid in teinnes and sin etrum, luaimnech on inadh co ceile, 182.10 . atá mo chroidhe lúaimneach `my heart panteth', Ps. xxxviii 10.

Superl. gurab í an fhearg is luaimnidhe, Párl. na mB. 2110 . id bhaoth-theangaidh . . . ór luaimnighe an glór of liveliest voice, Keat. Poems 310 . aon mhac saxanaigh ba luaimnighe láin aisttrighe, FM v 1736.1 .

See etarlúamnach, folúaimnech.

lúamnacht

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Forms: luamnacht

n (luam): luamnacht ` pilotage ' (in dán-ogam), Auraic. 5798 . is tre luaimneacht croidhe . . . nach móthuigh- míd duairceas . . . ár n-anama, De Imit. 37 .

lúamnaide

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ind (lúamain): is lúamnaidi a ngléo lively is their contention, MU² 479.

lúamnaige

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Forms: lúamnuighe, lúaimnighe

n (lúamnach). lúamnuighe, lúaimnighe, IGT Abstr. Nouns § 81 . gríos fheirge as uaibhrighe bruth / feirrde luaimnighe a lasrach the fierceness of its flame, DDána 108.7 . teindis bis a cengul na lamh ┐ na mer maille hatmuirecht o luaimhnighi in adbuir mobility, Rosa Ang. 320.12 . éagfaid an éanlaith dá luaimnighe dhóibh however fast they fly, Keat. Poems 326.