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65 labairt Latevn.oflabraithir.f., IGT Decl. § 42. (a)act of
speaking :l. ¤ . . . focettóir iarna ghein, BNnÉ 21.1 .is ughdar
gach neach / go labhairt, Aithd. D. 46.3 .tosach labhurtha
i dTeamhraigh, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 4.16 .smaoineadh, labhairt,
gníomh, ┐ gnáthughadh, TSh. 1750 .do ghnáthmhodh
70labhartha, 3218 .do thinnscnadar labhairt do thengthibh
examhla, ITS xxix 164.22 . Of an animal:an faol ag labhairt
do ghlor daonna, FM i 296.2 . Of a bell:biaidh [mo chluigínse]
gan l. ¤ , SG 2.32 . Also asvn.oflabraithirin the trans. use
saying, tosay :éun ní dho labhairt, l Thess. i 8 .[a] thenga do
75labhairt an raeda mhaith, ITS xxix 151.10 .
(b) giftofspeech,speech :go maith labhair do labhairt
`let not thy speech be evil', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxviii 6 .tuc
eisteacht dona boghraibh ┐ labhairt dona balbhain, ITS
xxix 171.11 .nír ghaois leinibh a labhairt his speech contained
80more than the wisdom of a babe
, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 60.40 .cóir
anois a labhairt linn, Rel. Celt. ii 236.18 . As attrib.gen.:
fer laburta lain, O'D. 2212 ( Nero A vii 146a ).
(c) utterance,words . Usually inpl.:i llittrib na lláidib / na
labarthaib, LL 16446 .uch, ní fhaicim m'aos cumhtha / 'sní
85clos linn a labhartha I do not hear their utterances, L.Cl.A.
Buidhe 11.14 .as gnath peactha do labharthaibh speech is
an occasion of sin, BNnÉ 78 § 152 .do [fh]aomsad . . . na
labartha sin, ML² 101 .ro ēirigh Mogh Nuadad go luath-
gāireach risna labarthaib sin, 247 .dá leantar dá labhar-
thaibh, DDána 104.10 `threats', Ir. Monthly 1929, 42 § 10 .
5 ceisd . . . do thaoibh a theangadh . . . an mbíd labhartha
líomhtha . . . innte, TSh. 4195 .id labharthaibh in thy
utterances
, Content. x 19 .nochtfa mé labhartha dorcha,
Ps. lxxviii 2. Insg.:labhairt as lugha ná a ghníomh a man
of deeds rather than words
(of a chief), DDána 117.46 . See
10 labra,labrad.

? laban n legal termin contextsdealingwithestrays (fríthi,cf.
Laws v 320 ff. ):ni lot los l. ¤ , O'D. 1649 ( H.5.15,20b ).uair
nar esccair labhan íat(of pigs), O'C. 2162 ( Eg. 88,4 (5)c ).
See alsolápán.

15 lábán xseelápán.

1 labar n[o,m.] also perh.laurand laterláibhéir(Engl. loan-
word) laver,basin :l. ¤ no slinn criadhgl.linter, Ir. Gl. 376 .gan
chor láimhe i labhar óir, TD 9.31 .an labhar . . . leur ionnail
Piolāid a lāmha, Parrth. Anma 5562 .lábhéir práis, Ex.
20 xxx 18 .na láibhéir, ┐ na slúaiste, l Kings vii 40 .Cf. mo
laur derccōir dingna, RC xxxvii 352 § 4.

2 labar adj o,ā. Also perh.labair(different wd., Stokes Arch ii
401 ). (a) asadj. talkative,arrogant,boastful :níptha l. ¤ et
nípad romór notbocctha`thou shouldst not be arrogant( Thes.
25 ii 417 )and thou shouldst not boast overmuch', Wb. 5b32 .
dind aithiuch l. ¤ , Ml. 58c6 .Luimnech, l. ¤ (leabar,v.l.) in
láech-airm (-ainm,v.l.) proud, Met. Dinds. iii 274.54 .ni
fresnesea co labur / ni aisneisea co glórach, LU 3481 ( SC 26 ).
nī l. ¤ , nī tōe tūathe torc, Corm. Y 87.5 .elta druiti labor
30`loud' (glossary), MU² 466 .ba-sa labor sochaide`talkative
among many
' Tec. Corm. § 7.8 .ba l. ¤ fri labra`be talkative
with the talkative
', § 30.6 .labra écundla(of women), § 15.50 .
nárbat . . . brégach, / nárbat l. ¤ , Acall. 596 .bean labhar,
IGT Decl. § 116 .úathad mbriathar nád labair, Ériu iii 96
35§ 2 .labair .i. suilbir,ut estcerd labair laidhich, O'Dav. 1161.
Of the sea:is l. ¤ tonn mara máir, Otia i 125 § 15 .co ler
labharglossedcus an muir labharthaigh no gloraigh, Leb.
Gab. i 94.y .Cf. ni l. ¤ rithete, Ériu xi 49.5 .locax ┐ fiach .i.
labar(sic leg.) O'Mulc. 790. Cf. labra a n-eiti their cattle are
40noisy
(?), TBC² 3447 (rhetoric).
Superl.:is laibhre na linn is doimhne, IGT Decl. ex. 1878 =
Abstr. Nouns ex. 1026.
(b) Perh. assubst. of some kind ofdog: do tochus ollaman
. . . da choin aice .i. lobur thafaind .i. tae labras ac tafand
45┐ milchu, O'C. 238 ( H 3.18,133 ).Cf. O'D. 2301 ( Rawl. B
506,29b ).
Compds. ¤ chenn. As sobriquet of Philip the brother of
Herod:Pilip Labar-chend a ainm-side .i. fer amra no-
labrad fír, PH 824 .Pilib labarceand, Ériu iv 174 § 5 . ¤ gáeth:
50 in leo luthmar laburgaeth`wise and proud', Met. Dinds. iii
250.116 . ¤ glan:do Fhland labarglan fer leiginn Cluanu M.N.
of pure speech, Anecd. ii 74.16 . ¤ glorach:gach aon as dubh, as
labhar-ghlorach, MS. Mat. 579.39 . ¤ thonn. Inn.loc.:d'Inber
Labarthuinde ré hEirinn aníar, Acall. 6049.

55 labarach xseelabarthach.

labarda ind(2 labar) =labarthach:garrbhuaiceach, labhardha,
Eg. Gl. 373.

labarthach adj[o, ā] (labrad). Alsolabarach talkative,noisy :fer
labar disceoil .i. labharach cainntech gan sceol aige, Triads
60 p. 43 n. 248 .labharthach=loquax, Smaointe B.Chr. 257.
trī tengtha lista labart[h]acha lān-doilghi, ML² 1591 .cus
an muir labharthaigh no gloraigh, Leb. Gab. 94 n.9 .labhar-
thach=garrula, TSh. 1675 .is comhartha caillighi duibhi
gnodhaighi beith labharthach a caibidil, ITS xxix 200.3 .
65 Compar. ní is labartaighe`loquacior', Ir. Gl. 1133.

labondur ind(Engl. or Rom. loanword) lavender : lauendula.i.
l. ¤ , Arch. i 329.110 .

labra n(-ae)iā,f.(2 labar)f., IGT Decl. § 3 .laibre, Abstr.
Nouns § 97. (a) Asnoun giftofspeech,talkativeness;utterance :
70 ba imm Chríst mo labrae, Fél. Feb. 8 .itge Tuae / . . . nad
labrae the prayer of the Dumb One . . . which is not speech,
Dec. 22 (`which is not arrogant', Meyer, Misc. Hib. p. 37 ).
bind l. ¤ , LU 3586 ( SC 29 ).atchota . . . flaith labrai, LL 345b52
=folabrad, Anecd. iii 12.16 `beer begets talkativeness', Smith,
75 RC xlv 12.2 .he focerd cen dolma / ném oir derg forml. ¤ ,
IT iii 8.13 ( BB 297a37 ).issed l. ¤ s[ū]t aingil . . . a mbelra-sa
nolabraimsi`the speech of the angels', Ériu ii 102 § 10 .is l. ¤
nach lomar cor, MacCarthy 312.15 .a c[h]īall cain di clothach
l. ¤ , Arch. iii 296.3 .irdairc a lūad re l. ¤ , ZCP viii 113.24 .is
80e in spirut-sin is augtar do'n labrasa, PH 6494 .nir' cumaing
sium fen l. ¤ do denam, RC xx 430.5 .go mbí a theanga . . .
gan lūth gan labhra, TSh. 4198. As attrib.gen.:deghfer
labhra a good speaker, FM ii 1136.14 .
Of non-human sound,utterance :eisdeacht re labhra h'iolar,
85 Duan. F. ii 372 § 9 .labhra a hén, Studies 1920, 568 § 23 .
Of Lia Fáil:ni hé as labhra don Lia Fáil / cia dana cáir
adhbha Ir, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 231.11 . Of the sea:labhra na
dTrí dTonn, DDána 93.10 .
(b) Asvn.oflabraithir speaking: l. ¤ fríu nocha techta, Fél.
190.18 .ni dam tualnge laubru rimm, IT i 123.24 ( TE Eg. 9 ).
5 cen duine d'acsin na dho labrai frium, PH 508 .a fhear
grádha ag labhra linn, Ir. Texts i 39 § 24 .ni hiongnadh don
Lia gan labhra, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 85.103 .na cúig cáis ag
labhra leam, DDána 16.7 .do chairt ag labhra ar áon ortha,
Sc.G.St. iv 144 § 29. Of singing of birds:lán d'énaib . . . oc
10nuall ┐ oc l. ¤ (erlapra v.l.), RC ix 492.z . With obj.gen.:boi
Ísu oc lábhra na mbriathar-sa, PH 3076 .fétait maith ┐ olc
do l. ¤ , 2656 .is oircheas a labhra libh, Dán Dé xxix 11 .
suairc an sgéalsa . . . / do ghéansa a labhra rem liaigh, 12 .
Note also:labrad ┐ labraea labro.i. ō bēlaib, O'Mulc. 773.
15Also asn. pr., see Corp. Gen.