lucad

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ind sluccud lucadh, Aisl. MC 127.33 , prob. onomatopæic formation.

? lucair

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ind créad bheir Uisneach l.¤ leanntach `faint and woeful', Oss. v 134.5 ; cf. perh. lagar, also mod. Ir. locartha (Dinn.).

lucaist(e)

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ind (Lat. locusta): dorala en do forsin slighi .i. locusta a aínm . . . Ro imraid G. oca fein cid diambai in lucaist, RC xlvi 228.7 , 8 . plág na lucaiste n-erchótech the plague of locusts, Celtica iv 24.329 .

Lúcás

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n. pr. m. (Lat. Lucas), IGT Decl. § 35.

1 luch

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Forms: lochadh, lochthadh, L., Lochad

n usually t and nt, f. with loch- in obl. cases. Perh. orig. vocalic stem as the alternation u/o is unexplained (see Thurn. Gramm. 206. See also ZCP xxviii 70 - 1 ), and the dental does not appear in the archaic compds. ¤gabháil, ¤donn (infra). In later lang. ā, f. So IGT Decl. § 133 , where g p. lochadh is declared faulty, and lochthadh with -th- is required for the `dúnadh'.

Mouse : glenaid l.¤ inna línsam, Thes. ii 293.20 . hinglen l.¤ inna gerchrub, 24 . lúaithidir lochaid (lochait v.l.) iar forgarmain, Corm. Y 1059 . l.¤ i comraínd (term of oppro- brium), IT iii 100 § 172 . fuath lochad landai lordai, SR 5431 (`o written over u', n. ). meracht a lochad of the mouse it is chasing (a cat), Laws iii 296.9 Comm . ona lochtaib, O'Dav. 918 . cech mallacht . . . robé forsin lochaid duaid ochair ind libiur-se, KZ xxxi 254.17 . l.¤ fael ┐ sinnach, Todd Nenn. 218.6 . amal charas in l.¤ biad in fidchait, PH 7737 . mani estais na lochtha . . . la tabairt na lochad inna béolu, RC xiii 446.7 . dona lochthuibh, IGT Introd. 22.28 . cidh áilit na lochaidh, BNnÉ 53.28 . aga lionadh do lochaibh fionnfadhachaibh, 26 . in duirb mét lochad, LL 329a43 . ag ithe féola . . . na luiche, Is. lxvi 17 . cúig lucha óir, 1 Sam. vi 4 . dál . . . don chat ris an luich, TSh. 2344 . plag lochad ic Galloib ┐ ig Laignip, CS 256.4 . catt re lochaid (of a bad stepmother), ZCP vi 268.6 . lochaidh ag ithe na ngort uile, FM ii 988.16 . mar bhaighte do cuirfídhe i ttrap chum loch do mharbhadh, Párl. na mB. 1273 . ní mó coin inaitt lochait an oilein sin `rats', Maund. 146.

l.¤ francach rat, l.¤ becc mouse: ithitt féoil cach uile ainmidhi itir lochta frangcacha ┐ lochta becca, Maund. 114 . l.¤ francach gl. rula (Lat. wd. unexpld.), Ir. Gl. 248. Note also: dos- nancatar . . . lochaid Indecda ┐ ethaite aerdha, Alex. 748. luch dall gl. talpa = mole, Ir. Gl. 249.

As n. pr. f. L.¤ , V.SS. Hib. ii 10.y .

In n. loc.: for Ross Lochad , LU 4607 ( TBC² 138 ). See Hog. Onom.

Compds. ¤gabáil: bla cat luchgabail catching mice, Laws iii 296.7 . ¤donn (¤thonn) but this prob. in origin from *luch ' wolf', thus wolf-brown, wolf-skin Ériu xxxvi 175-76 . In n. pr. Luchdond letrad lecne líach, Met. Dinds. ii 80.21 . See note ib. p. 108 . Dumae ind Luchduinn, Dinds. 1 ( LL 3890 ). isí fochaid tánaise iar sin .i. in luch donn (leg. Luchdonn) .i. cuilén fúair mac na baintrebthaigi a cúas omna, Death-tales 28.6 . See O'Rahilly, E. Ir. Hist. and Myth. 79 n . Luchdond (-tondd v.l.) cainte fil i nEmain Macha . . . grech in Luchduinn, BDD 54 = Luchton Cáinti . . . gréch ind Luchduind, BDD² 484 - 86 . Cf. in luchthond lámdérg Loegaire, LU 8615 ( FB 46 . luch donn, Eg.). ¤thigern: ro ṡaltair forin Luchthigern (of a woman), LL 6285 ( ZCP xxiv 141 § 33 ).

2 luch

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x see 4 loch.

1 luchair

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n i bright, resplendent . Of places: Life l.¤ , Met. Dinds. ii 60.1 . in tír l.¤ lantorthech, LL 17467 = Rawl. 76a37 . Lusmhagh cosin lí l.¤ `bright splendour', Met. Dinds. iv 182.18 . muine lucair ar a lar, IT iii 89 § 113.

Of persons: ingen . . . co ndeilb l.¤ `radiant of form', Met. Dinds. iii 174.102 . ben l.¤ (sic leg.) na lánchennsa, 290.54 . duine l.¤ laech colli, IT iii 105 § 209 . l.¤ cuiciur dirmach dron, LL 4560 = álaind cóiciur dírman dron, Ériu iv 100 § 31. for ṡluag l.¤ Liath-Dhroma, BR 144.x . Bodhmann luchoir láingheal, Duan. Finn ii 144 § 13 . mna luchaire lán- dealbhdha, ITS v 72.1 . gach liaigh l.¤ laimderg, BCC 354.7 .

In other applications: l.¤ líneach leandanach, IT iii 70 § 24. dorigned lepaid l.¤ leighis do Ch. (`rich', SG ii 252 ), Acall. 7147 . crundsciath l.¤ lasamain fair `glittering', TTebe 1455 . do thraigthe luchra lethna (of St. Brendan's feet), Sits 1912 xxv 439 § 5 . In phr. with copula: co créidhi . . . / bhudh l.¤ lé mo thurus may she be pleased with my journey, Acall. 819 . ba l.¤ lem `splendid I deemed him' (cheville), Geneal. Tracts 1611.

Compar.: fer bec brádub da leith chlí; luchru són cu mór, MU² 540. Used as superl.: ingen lāich as luchru a Laignib of the most brilliant warrior of L., Bruchst. i 18 § 35 (lucra, IT iii 88 § 107 ).

2 luchair

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subst. use of 1 luchair. Neuter gender seems indicated by phrase l.¤ (n)(d)ego (infra). brilliance, sheen : l.¤ .i. taitnem, Lec. Gl. 453 . l.¤ derg daigerdae (of weapon), LU 8638 ( FB 47 ). dār ob an l.¤ lendglain (of St. Patrick), RC xxxvii 351 § 10 . luchraib mathglonn with the glories of good deeds, Snedgus u. MacR. 13.21 . ferr l.¤ tindrith `a fair reputation', RC xlv 85 § 54.

In phrase l.¤ (n)(d)ego (perh. orig. with g s. of daig): l.¤ ega, Sc. M² 15 . bid olc í i naimsir in luacair deoda don Mumha (iman luchair dego v.l.) the brightness of fire (`glittering beetle'), BNnÉ 305.29 . See daig. Cf. l.¤ .i. líchóir l.¤ eagha .i. comh- thaithneamhach re líchóir na greine ar an aighreadh, O'Cl. In Laws in apparently technical sense: seot hi l.¤ nae (leg. ndae) .i. oen ithornae do thabuirt for flaith i tech, O'C. 878 ( H.3.18, 393b ). direnar tri setaib, lucha[i]r set faithche, lucha[i]r set treibe, lucha[i]r set dia cholainn fadeisin, Laws v 410.14 . Expld. as luach air, 16.17 Comm .

As n. pr. f. Luc[h]air ainm na cailligi, ZCP viii 306.2 . Cf. quem propter pulchritudinem Luchar vocauit , Cod. Sal. col. 912 (Plummer MS. notes).

In n. loc.: ic Luchraib Lia, ZCP xii 246 § 15.

See 2 lúachair.

? luchait

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ind Ōengus Lappae / l.¤ ōir (luchaid v.l.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. 60.14 splendour(?), cf. lóch, luchair.

luchardae

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adj io, iā (1 luchair) bright: cenn óir forsin colomuin īarndai . . . .i. ghūis l.¤ (lucharda, v.l.) for colomain cestaig, ZCP ix 456.24 .

luchóc

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n ā, f. (luch) (little) mouse: do ghabhadh an l.¤ ag slíobadh a chluas, Keat. iii 1124 . dá luchóig, TSh. 577 . bíodh a fhiadhnaise sin . . . ar in luchóig idir na hainmhinntibh, 3057 . luchóg go n-a los do shlogadh, Keat. ii 2520.