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élúdach,-ódach,-ádach; adjalso -úidech ,etc.or
-úthach , -úithech ,etc. o-ā(élúd) the quantity of the
second vowel is seldom certain, probably there was also
35a form with neutral second vowel.Cf. élaigthech. I Transi-
tory,passing,impermanent: ro bad elothach...a maith isin
bith, muna tisdais,etc., Laws iii 2.5 =elodach i 50.6 .na
ba rigi eluithech dosom a rigi that his sovranty might not
be a fleeting one
Rawl. 74a30 .garb duaig tossach a
40ḟlatha...utinall eloithech a dered ZCP xi 87 § 48 .flaith
congbála co sluagaib dianechtair, gnath flaith lobur elai-
thech do suidiu a princedom maintained by foreign troops
is commonly weak and of frail tenure
86 § 45 . n
II (a) afugitive, one whoescapes (from battle, hunt or
45pestilence);asurvivor: i n-iarmoracht na n-elutach
(i.e.the Israelites fleeing from Pharaoh) BB 240b36 .ni
bía éludach esti nó óen di éis oirgni RC xiv 418.13 .fer bethad
no éluthach argni dina curadaib...nin érlá LL 224b47 =
TTr. 562 .co nach terna eluthach no ḟer bethad dib BB
50 240b39 . LB 128a6 .gan elodach innisin scel dib, CCath.
3192 .ro marbhsat...a mhuintir uile...co na terno éloitheach
...diob, Mart. Don. Feb. 10 . FM v 1696.3 .bidat úatti
accaintecha bar n-éluthaig LL 238b28 = TTr. 1619 .mor ngol
...dorónsat a n-élothaig Pers, Alex. 391 .gé nách gnáth
55ár gan élóidhtheach FM v 1776.14 .Ofanimals,game:
rosgonsat conna batar élódaig díb( deer ) TBC 543 .ní
dhechaidh éloidech beo as don tseilg, Acall. 917 . Freq.
é. ¤ bethad,é. i mbethaid one who escapesalive, asurvivor:
ni terna eludach bethadh...dip, CCath. 2846 .nir leigis
60eladach bethad orum dibh gan marbadh ZCP vi 105.3 .
a bhḟuil aigi do chrudh ┐ do mhuinntir gan élaithech a
mbethaidh amárach dhíbh, Acall. 517 .tedhm do teccbháil
i ccrích Chonnacht...gur folmaigheadh mór mbailte dhi
gan elaidhthech betha dfágbháil ionnta FM iii 236.5
65(cf. élaigthech).
(b)in legal senseanabsconder,evader,fugitive(from
law or legalobligations): céine...beta tuinidig ┐ nad mbat
elathaig as long as they are in residence and are not evad-
ing Cáin Ad. 49 .aire do-eim elodhach rechta an ab-
5sconder from law
Laws v 174.17 .tech i mbiat
elothaig cana no rechta(one of the houses for whose
destruction no compensation is exacted) 160.4 .nech nad
gella di troscud is eluthach na n-uile (.i. is eludach na n-uile
dlighedh no na n-uile toichedha) i 112.16 ( 114.17 ) =
10 ZCP xv 261 § 2 . 272. 27 .neach biathus elodhuch who
entertains a fugitive
Laws iii 60.1 . (with cognate verb:)
athgabail eloduig aslui ar a fine v 260.18 ..uii. n-eludaig
dochuisin la Feine na dim nemed...; bech docoislet ┐
taid cu foindil ┐ eolodaig [=elodach v 318.14 ]fine...
15 seven fugitives...whom sanctuary...does not protect; migrat-
ing bees, wandering thieves and absconders from the kindred

iv 184.13 =secht n-elaidthi v 318.12 .aire ditnes elogchu
v 174.26 Comm.

élugud n u,m. fleeing,escaping: gen. conairelaighthi
20 ZCP vi 43.5 . Seeélúd.

em,eb n f., perhaps originallyneut.,g s. ina (v.l.ind
Bodl.,annHarl.)eimhe, Corm. Y 883 . emh eabh (g s. eimhe,
etc.),f. IGT,Decl. § 39 . haft,handle: scían la C....imdenam
de ór...ima heimh...Rogab in t-oirci cocnam
25ind eme, Bodl. Corm. s. Mug eme = Corm. Y 883 .mo scian cona
heim do líg loghmair, Acall. 3933 .garbh ṡáithe ┐ mín mheile |
sgín eibhe bláithe buidhe a blade of[i.e. with] a smooth yellow
haft
IGT,Decl. ex. 1119 .eabh in oighe, ex. 1097 .no
gur chaith a eibh, ex. 1098 .comfat eim na sceine do
30saill, Laws i 132.20 Comm. Cf. coimhṡleamhain re héimh
easguinne as slippery as an eel's tail RC xxix 118.17 .

Emain i,n.l.,f. I NavanFort, near Armagh: nom.
ceth leth ataEmain TBC² 376 .Emuin Machæ LL 126a16 .
acc. frihEmainanair TBC² 429 .tanic co hEmain IT
35 i 216.8 .dat. ahEmuin IT i 144.19 .inEmainMacha
136.2 .oEmainMacha TBC² 1829 .gen. osEmnaoenuch
AU 902 .borgEmna , Fél. Prol. 193 .i coicedEmnó
(: bó) CRR 4 .for dóe na rrátha .i. na Emna IT i 72.4 .
for dou na hEmna 76.2 (v.l. for tua na hEmnai, for tua
40ina hEmna).
II the name of an elfin fort, or region: cróib dind abaill a
hEmain (.i. Emne(a)nomen regionis), Im. Brain 3 .Eamhain
mheic Lir mheic Mhidhir 23 H 8,59a . Freq.E. Ablach:
Eamhain Abhlach 23 H 8,59a .is e in M. sin robai a
45nAraind, ┐ as fria side adberar Eamain Ablach RC xxiv
274 § 7 .dún in Eamhno Abhlaighe(sic leg.)like Emain of
the apple-trees
Ériu v 56.72 .Síth Emna, Skene's Celtic
Scotland iii 410 = 23 H 8,59a . ZCP viii 194 . TD ii 215 .
Cf. Emne.

50 emain: xsee1 emon.

emancholl: xseeemoncholl.

embrecc: xseeébrice.

émde: xseeas-midethar.

emerantes n(< M.E.emeraundes, an unassimilated bor-
55rowing) emeralds: an cuid úaine d'emerantes, Maund. 194 .
d'emorandes 195 .

emid adv(see Arch. i 159 ) as it were,nearly, almost as much
as, `tanquam,' `quasi': emid huand estoasc(gl.tam nominum
impressione) MI 144c8 .emid hi cech dú(gl.paene ubique)
60 144c1 (cf. menidgl.paene 131c16 ).emith in fogur
n-ísin(gl.eum prope sonum) Sg 5b9 .emid...emid not
only...but also,both...and (gl.tam...quam):emid dusceula
...emid aranégea(tam experiundi...quam conquerendi) Ml
95c4 , 7 .emid inna ǽnartae cotarsnae...æmid inna sonartae
65athnuigthe(tam adversae quam restitutae valetudinis) 61a
31 , 32 .emid(tam...[quam]) 115d2 .emith...emith(tam...quam)
Sg 5b2 , 2a .emith lasnahí...emith(gl.tam cum
habentibus casus quam...) 27b4 , 5 .emid di fiur(gl.quam
de mare [quam de femina]) 66a6 .emith i fogur...emith
5(gl.nec in sono nec...) 6b2 , 1a . See RC xxxvii 59 .