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75 len(a)main vn.oflenaid. Orig.-amon ā,f., Thurn. Gramm.
§ 737. Laterg s. -amna,-mana.leanamhuin f., IGT Decl.
§ 37. Verbs § 73 .leanmhuin, § 80 . See alsolenad,líth.
Act ofadhering(to),cleaving(to),following,remaining
(with): ualenomnaib gl.a lituris, Sg. 3b4 .lānamainquasi
80lenamain, ar nī fil etarscarad dōib, Corm. Y 824 .co lenamain
dítgl.coniuncta, Ml. 101b1 . ?nīs dígaib a llenamain`their
attachment was not diminished
', Hy. v 26 (glossed.i. in lena-
main tucsat oegid fuirri`the attachment which the guests
shewed to her
').
85In phr.i l. ¤ adheringto,clingingto,stuckin;following,
pursuing (?):isin inadh a mbid a leanmhain a nuair easparta
stationary(?), Ir. Astr. Tr. 98.y . Withgen. a biadh do can
inglan ina lenmain, Laws ii 202.8 Comm .fer teid i lenmain
tona a mna tar in crich, v 516.19 Comm .is a lenmain in
eistechta bis it is inseparable from the (loss of) hearing(an
5injury), iii 350.8 Comm .hi lenmain a cích-side boi in corran,
Fél.² cxlvii 1 .escaine Colmāin . . . hi lenmain clainni Conaill,
BColm. 76.7 .cor' ḟácaibh in [n]glaicc i lenmhain na luinge
`clinging to', CCath. 2061 .na peccad n-éxamail batar it
lenmain-siu cusindíu, PH 8252 .a hiomchar a leanmhain ar
10long in the wake of, ML 44.8 .co rabadar a chosa a llenmain a
rothaib ┐ a refedaib an charbaid, TTebe 4121 .a fhiacla
cruaidi . . . i lleanmain in croicind, 449 .téid an mac amach
. . . a leanmhuin a mhāthar, Beatha S.F. 3204 .táir (= tóir)
dá gach leth ina lenmhain, IGT Decl. ex. 1158 .da mharbh
15iomarcaidh laoch iona leanmhain while pursuing him(?), ML
136.2 . Similarlyi l. ¤ di:in cein do beth sé a lenmain [d]a
chéile as long as it held together, Maund. 10 .ceand lín a
lenmhain do leirg, IGT Decl. ex. 510 .atá mo theanga i
leanmhain dom brághaid(adhaesit . . . faucibus meis), TSh.
20 4197.
With prepp. WithDI act ofadheringto,clingingto:
lenumain do sruithibh, imgabāil ōcbada, ZCP iii 25.30 .
rofuabair Media lenamain dia coraib firaib feib ronaisc
attempted to adhere to their agreements, TTr.² 10 =ic acra a
25cor, LL 221b27 ( TTr. 330 ).d'oslugadh a crecht ┐ da ngortu-
ghadh on edach do bi ag lenmuin dibh, Smaointe B. Chr.
3987 .doiligh, a mheabhlaigh mheangaigh, / leanmhain [dá
bhur] léimeannaibh(to the body), Aithd. D. 79.11 .
With other prepp.:ac lenamain as persisting in it ( sc.an
30action), Laws iii 304.18 Comm .iar leanmain cnama bratain
ina bragaid, RC xvii 20.4 (Tig.). PH 303.
II (a)act offollowing(a leader, etc.): nech bad ferr lim a
chéli do lenmain one I would rather follow than the other,
LU 4014 ( SC 46 ).mo beth agat lenamain / a mullaighibh
35na mbenn, Buile S. 74.3 .ic lenmain I., Grail 1619 .do chuir-
feadh roimhe a mhacnas do leanmhain, TSh. 3655 .níor
fhulaing sé neach ar bioth dá leanmhuin, Mark v 37 .
In phr.lucht (fer) lenamna follower(s),adherent(s): a
tabairt dá muintir araen ┐ dá locht lenamna, O'D. 1959
40( Eg. 90,fo. 7 ).lucht lenamna Cathucáin, LL 19212 .fer
lenamhna dhuitsi mé, ór dobhádhus ag hathair, Ériu v
190.472 .mé aige im' fhior leanamhna, TD 23.11 .
(b)Offollowing path,track: slighi mu paisi-se do lean-
mhuin, Smaointe B. Chr. 5740 .ag lenamhain . . . luirg an tí
45do bhochtaighedh ar ar son, RSClára f. 50b .lenamhuin luirg
na simplidhechta`to follow the way of simplicity', f. 42a .
(c)act ofpursuing,following (with hostile intent):iar
femead a leanmana do Chonall, Dinds. 132 .a lenmain, a
lenmain after him, TBC 2885 .nír miad . . . le T. lenmain an
50lochta sin, TTebe 4868 .a lenmain doib co Credran, Ann.
Conn. 1257.12 .
(d)act offollowing,observing (a command, rule, course
of conduct):dá fétmais t'orcátu-sa do lenmain, CCath. 643.
in recht . . . do lenmain ┐ do choimet, PH 488 .an modh
55labhartha so do lenmhuin, RSClára f. 132a .
(e)act ofpursuing(asubject,investigation): senchus
riogh Eirionn ar na lenmhoin go mbunadh, MS. Mat. 549.y .
sgéla láoi an lúain re a lenmhain, / fúair an sáoi sna seinleabh-
ruibh, IGT Introd. § 21 = DDána 29.2 .a leanmhoin(of
60genealogies), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 227.32 .léigim díom gan
leanmhain orra níos faide(of the false statements of Hanmer),
Keat. i 54.1 .
(f)act ofpersecuting,harassing;persecution :a Lucifeir . . . /
cid 'moatai diar lenamuin? SR 1722 .ni ro-lam demun ó-sin
65a lenmain(of one possessed), PH 2000 .leanmuin ┐ tribloid
ar na hapstalaibh, Smaointe B. Chr. 6149.
(g)Ofpressingaclaim: do lenmain a slanaigechta ar Mac
nDiarmata`to exact his guarantee from Mac D.', Ann. Conn.
1315.12 .mithidh liom leanmhain a éarca / áladh an chroinn
70do-chuaidh tríbh, DDána 30.15 .
(h) consequence,conclusion :nach bhfaghthar uile artegal
inchreidthe . . . focal ar fhocal . . . acht a gcéill a ngluais ┐ a
lenamhnuibh reasunta . . . tairngnithear as, Luc. Fid. 317.2 .
gan ghluais oile, gan mhiniughadh gan lenmhuin, 300.17 .
75 tegsa an bhiobla . . . gan ghluais, gan mhiniughadh, gan
chonsequentiano lenamhnuibh, 299.3 . ?tri coicait bratt . . . /
nírbo lac in lenamain consequence, result(?) (of a levy), LL
375b4 .

lenamnach adj o, ā(lenamain). Alsolenmanach. I (a) Of persons
80 persistent,importunate;enduring: o ropu tromda iarom ┐
ropo l. ¤ in t-aidech, LU 5680 ( TBC² 1206 ).as liosda lenamh-
nach dhuit ueith dom lenmhuin, Buile S. 42.18 . ?cach
flaith . . . / ó Nín co Léo lemnach lang / ro rím co hengach
aen Ḟlann, ZCP x 271.3 (leg. lenmnach? 272 n. l .). Of an
85animal:ce[tnat] cromm lomm lesc liuntach l. ¤ , Ériu vii 6
§ 7 .
(b)Of anaction,process, etc.protracted,enduring; of
enduring consequence(?): cia mesam ái airechta? . . .Ái lonn
l. ¤ fota, Tec. Corm. § 25.4 .cath Lúachra, ba l. ¤ `stubborn', RC
xxix 212 § 11. Cf. teidmlenamnachugl.pestilentes, Ml. 15a9 .
5 lecc l. ¤ seelecc.
IIAssubst. follower,successor :lenmunachgl.sequester
(Ir. gloss prob. suggested by Lat.sequitur), Ir. Gl. 1040.
gan papa na Romha bheith . . . na lenamhnach ┐ na chomh-
airba Pheadair, Luc. Fid. 312.6 .