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elada,elatha n n,f. g s. -an, later also-na IGT,Decl.
§ 9 . (a) art,science, acquiredcraftorskill (in general sense
20or of a specific branch), renders Lat.ars:beanaidh ris an
ealadhain leighis=artis est medicinae TSh. 8229 (cf. Lile
na hEladhan Leighis=Lilium Medicinae O'Gr. Cat. 202 ).
abairt .i.ab arte.i. issī abairt do-ní .i. elada, O'Mulc. 10 .
O'Cl. s.abairt.foillsigther do fis cecha healadna, Auraic.
25 4940 .lan do ecna in gach uile eladhain eter dlighedh ┐
diaghacht, ḟisigecht ┐ ḟellsaime ┐ ealadhain Gaeidhilgi air
chena every science including law, divinity, physic, philo-
sophy and the art of Gaelic [composition] in general
AU
1498 .do réir [sic leg.] ealadhan an photeceári, Ex. xxx
3035 .tárras deigh-ealadhain a noble craft(viz.poetic art)
Dán Dé xxv 4 .gorab sec[h]ranach ealadhan an baramail
sin unscientific Ir. Astron. Tr. 70.23 .Gailian Ipocráid
amhra | gérbh égcinnte a n-eladhna`boundless as was their
science
' O'Gr. Cat. 556.5 .aes borb eladan unskilled
35workmen
Laws v 98.11 Comm. (here opp. toaes dána).
gnimrada borba...ac na recar a les ealat[h]u iii 174n .
Esp.of literaryorpoetic art, or ofminstrelsy , the under-
lying meaning being always skill , hence the word is not
synonymouswithéicse:aes ciuil ┐ oirfide ┐ ealadna IT
40 ii2122.6 .aos ealadhna(of poets), Studies 1924, 85 . TD
8.16 .uinivers na healadhna(i.e.the poet's study),
Ir. Review 1913, 594 .buime is ḟearr don ealodhain(of
one bountiful to poets and minstrels) TD 9.51 .bágh na
healadhna eadruinn the bond of art(letters, music) 23.5 .
45With defining gen.of a particularcraftorcalling:
doneoch...is tualaing éladu imbertha airm, TTr.² 91 .
eolus ealadhna an ghaisgidh, Studies 1919, 439 .Cf.
bearradh...lais...a ccomhartha ealadhan re taighleoiriocht
in token of (his) calling as a courier Todd Lect. iv 68.14 .
50 do-gní e. ¤ studies,learns,teachesorpractisesacraft: ag
dénum eladhan isin cathraigh sin RC x 182 y .co ndenad
se ars memorativa .i. el[adh]na na cuimni do chach 182.7 .
ní tíaghair...d'íarraidh ealathan to seek (training in poetic)
art IGT,Decl. ex. 315 ( = Studies 1924, 86 ). TD 12.6 .
55 (b) ofapplied skillin any art or craft;workmanship:
ro derscaigestar a tech so eter adbur ┐ elathain material
and workmanship
FB 1 .screpall rob fiu in bunad ┐ da
screpall dorormacht ealadu ┐ frichnum air(of a metal
vessel; the skill and industry of the craftsman augmented
60the value of the material), Laws v 18.1 Comm. Ofhorse-
training: don fer do-righne in eladhain...don fer do-
righne in frichnumh, Cóic Conara 48.2 = Laws v 214.7
Comm. Ofmedicalorsurgical treatment: da ndecha mer as a
inadh tarringther é ┐ cuir le suil th'ordoige 'na inadh é ┐
65dentar an eladha cedna air(viz.apply a bandage,etc., as in
the case of dislocatio manus) YBL 349a41 .nach fetirdo
reir naduire na ndaine clocha...dfoirithin, acht do reir
eladhan...fetirseandaine eigin dfoirithin 353b10 .
In connexion with military operations:doronsat...
5aidhme iongnaithe d'amhainsi ealadhan ┐ inntlechta trias
ro ghabhsat Carrag L.C. for mhuintir F., FM iii 280.17 .
(c)of skillin deception,craft,cunning,wile: gabaid
fen rigi...tria cheilg ┐ elathain LB 140a42 (= Todd Lect.
vi 78.7 ). PH 8090 .mellaid demun tria eladain in drém
10na techtait in fírDia 1950 .na fil celg no eladu dráid-
echta lais 786 . BNnÉ 43.5 .trem' inntlecht ┐ trem'
ealadhnoib diaplaidhi infernal arts Fl. Earls 138.11 .
Here probably:ealaidhe na bpeataoi-se manœuvres(?)
Ó Bruad. iii 134.22 .
15 (d) anexhibitionorspecimenofskill,craftsmanship:
do erail eladan forru a display of their skill (in dancing)
PH 893 .doronsat éladna inganta performed wonderful
(gymnastic) feats 897 .trí fáilti coirmthige: immed ┐
dúthracht ┐ elatho (.i. ealadha do thaisbeana[dh]), Triads
20 225 and p. 42 .dob imdha céol ┐ eladhna ar an mbanais
sin ZCP vi 82.33 .augtair na elathan ic tennad a tairngi
the builders of the structure(of a ship) LL 219a1 = TTr.
136 .Cf. cliatha bo Raghamain ruanaid | nírb ealadhain
uabair [sic leg.?] iat, Ériu x 85 z .Of aliterary composition:
25 augtar inna healathan-sa Béid Bede is the author of this
work
Anecd. iii 63.25 .S. O'D. da-rini inn ealadhu-so
(heading of a piece of alliterative prose), H 2.7, col.213 .
don eladuin-si na Táno, Arch. iii 3.3 .ros bennach cách
dib elathain aroile Fél. 4.21 .cethardai condagar da cech
30elathain .i. locc ┐ aimser,etc. 2.3 . Aisl. MC 3 . Ériu viii
150 .co nderna liubra ┐ eladhna lanmora do amaindse ┐
do indleacht`treatises' [cf.above, last cit. under (b)] RC
xvii 417.29 .Cf. Ir. Astron. Tr. 8.12 . RC x 183.3 .is
don Mac S.-si doroinneadh na healadnacha adchualabar
35 these poems were composed L. Chl. Suibhne § 40 .Cf.
elada .i. eccloga .i. gobarc[h]omrád...ar a doirchi ┐ ar
a dot[h]uigsi, is umi aderar gobarc[h]omrad...rie, Corm.
Y 561 .
COMPD.:in t-eladenmaid=artifex PH 5578 ( =elad-d.,
40see IGT,Introd. § 94 ).Cf. gusan elandenmaid, Ériu v
72.6 (n.2) , perhaps foreladandenmaid(see IGT,Introd.
§ 93 ).

eladanta adj(elada) possessingordisplaying knowledgeor
skill: eist risin ti laibeorus go healadhanta, Ériu v 130.51 .
45 pictuiridhe... ierna n-oibriugadh ┐ ierna n-imdenomh go
healadhanta inntlechtach, Fl. Earls 246.12 .saoi foirccthe,
erghna, ealadhanta hi senchas ┐ i ndán FM vi 1960.2 .
ag leanmhuin do sgéultuibh ealadhanta fábhuill, 2 Pet. i 16 .

eladnach adj o-ā(elada) skilled;showing artorskill;
50 skilfullyorartistically contrivedorconstructed: Socrait ┐
Arastotail na hugdair airrderca eladnacha IT ii295 .2 = BB
487b24 .filidecht eladnach(opp. tof. osgarda), Auraic.
2462 .gnimrada foil[l]e eladnacha conecar a [n]denma
cin cloistin no cin aicsin, Laws iii 174.3 Comm. (opp. to
55 borbgnimrad na cumangar do denam cen cloistin, no cen
aicsin 172 x . 174 n. ).isin cathaīr ingnathaigforsa raibi
imarcaid sairsi ┐ cerd n-eladnach D iv 2,71 [61]v = 35 .Esp.
of persons,atrainedorprofessional workmanorartist, an
expert: mas ealadnuch robuí oca coimed...mas ainealadh-
60nuch(of guarding cattle), Laws ii 76.9 Comm. ealadanach
i 110.10 (cf. 110 z ).fo aicned eladnaig no aneladnaigh
according as he is a trained or untrained man iii 320.8
Comm. Cóic Conara p. 48.7 (cf. Laws v 214.13 . i
272.2 . v 334.23 ).bar ndee-si...dorónait do lámu heladnach
65 by the hands of artificers PH 990 .do acallaim prímṡair ┐
primelathnaig na nGréc .i. Argo a ainmside LL 218b22
= TTr. 117 .
Concernedwith art,poetry: cóigedh eladnach Ulad`art-
loving province
' O'Gr. Cat. 364.8 .
5 Artificial (opp. tonadúrda natural):glantur an t-aer go
healadhnach le teine muna faghtur glan go nadurdha e,
Reg. San. c. xxvii .nod elaidhnech...nod nádúrdha`the
node artificial...the node natural
' O'Gr. Cat. 91.14 .