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lethan adj o, ā bean leathan, IGT Decl. § 137 .na mná leithni,
Abstr. Nouns 255.13 . I (a) broad,wide;wide-spread :fo
40thonnaib lir lethain, Fél. Nov. 23 .súid . . . / ata lethna
lindi, Ep. 82. ro milled in gentlecht / cíarbo lígdae l. ¤ wide-
spread
, Prol. 214. fuar inocht Mag lethon Luirc, RC xi
130.22 .fairend diarbo chumu[n]c ar thús ┐ díarbo l. ¤ fo
deóid . . . in sét, LU 2160 ( FA 23 ).lecca lethna tentide,
45 LU 2234 ( FA 30 ).muir l. ¤ , Otia ii 82 § 5 .berrtha lethna leo, TBC
181 .Ruide mac Luigdech lethain`broad-built', Met. Dinds.
iv 368.23 .do thraigthe luchra lethna, Sitzb. 1912, 439 § 5 .
co laighnibh lethna, Cóir Anm. 174 .tri fasaib leathna
lanmora na Lombuirde, ZCP vi 35.22 .sirtha lethna wide-
50ranging
, Comp. Con C. 80.7 .longp[h]ort lethan, ML² 1060.
linnti lethna, 1231 .is l. ¤ ┐ is fairsiung in sét, PH 4000 .for
méis lethain, 902 .is comartha ar laidirecht an eich mong l. ¤
┐ druim gerr, Celtica ii 44 § 34 .an dara ród, bhíos leathan
fairsing, TSh. 9646. In chevilles:l. ¤ scél, SR 6215 .l. ¤ smacht,
55 1295 .l. ¤ slicht, Airne F. 259. Fig. bad l. ¤ for menmeet
for cridegl.dilatamini, Wb. 16a15 .cid uathad in timna-sa
i ḟoclaib . . . is l. ¤ hi ceill of wide application, PH 5839.
(b) level: tuicter gorab cruinn ataid fein ┐ nach l. ¤ `spherical,
and not flat
', Ir. Astr. Tr. 88.10 .da madh na claraibh
60lethna do bedis`level planes', 4 .
Equat.(see Bergin, Ériu xiv 142 f .):duillind . . . / lether
seiche[d] rodoim, Snedgus u. MacR. § 30 (see Gwynn,
Hermathena xx 68 ).leithir damseithi ind oenṡúil, BDD²
516 .oenṡúil . . . leithigthir damṡechi, 406 .leithidir tri
65artemu, LL 252b40 .leithir leth ndamsheiche cechtar a nda
thraig, 23 .lethidir cró dernann, Ériu iv 96 § 14 (=lethi
na, LL 4492 ).lethithir fria gach cethrar don droing dhaenna
a bhfhir ┐ a mna, Marco P. 187 (lethightir, MS.).
Compar. as lethagl.latiore, Ml. 44c27 .nícon ba letha a
70scíath, Fianaig. 24.10 (leithe,lethe,lethei,v.ll.).scíath . . . /
ba lethiu indá damseche, SR 5772 .iadais indara súil
connárbo lethiu indás cró snáthaiti, LU 4881 .poll talman
bus lethne inás, TBC St. 4671 =leithe, H, TBC p. 821 n. 2 .
leithne . . . ná an fairge, Job xi 9 .Fig. morecomprehensive,
75ofwider application :is lethiu enech ríg aidbriud`a king's
honour is wider than any claim
', Triads 235 (of the difficulty
of going security for a king).leithiu firinde fasaigib, O'C.
1746 ( 23 Q 6,32 ).do trōcaire . . . as lethi cech muīn, Otia ii
97 § 31 .patronoimic is leithe a fuirmedquama innde
80 its application is wider (implies more) than its intrinsic
meaning
, Auraic. 3394.
IIAssubst. broad part :ar l. ¤ Locha Eirne, SG 26.26 .ó
filltibh a occsall co llet[h]an a les`to the broad of his thighs',
CCath. 5238 .buille . . . a l. ¤ an sceith, ZCP x 295.y .na tri
85lethain do horduiged isin ech .i. l. ¤ idir a da suil ┐ idir a da
sáil ┐ idir a da máoil, Celtica ii 56 § 28 .
Compds. (a) Withnouns. ¤ chlais wide trench :ro claided
lethanclais landomain, CCath. 3437 . ¤ lott widespread
destruction :teidhm leathanloit thiar is toir / bha Thrían
gcreachordhruic gConghoil, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 144.151 .
5 ¤ los broad end :cuarsciath . . . cona let[h]anloss inncael,
CCath. 5316 . ¤ muir:is lūath lūi re l., Otia ii 82 § 7 . ¤ rosg:
'na lethanrusg, ZCP viii 539.4 . ¤ scíath:dá lethanscíath
landaṅgni, TBC 3611 . ¤ slúasait:da let[h]ansluasait . . . ica
fulang`two broad feet', CCath. 4034 .leathan-ucht, Keat.
10Poems 885.
(b) With nouns. to formadjj. ¤ chenn:a llaigen lethan-
c[h]enn, CCath. 5820 . ¤ enech:Longsech leth[an]ainech,
Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 41 § 31.
(c) With adjj. forming dvandva compdd. ¤ cháem:each
15ríg Lifi lethanchae[i]m broad and fair, BColm. 90.10 . ¤ ḟota:
tíre lethanfoda Lochlann, CCath. 153 . ¤ gér:na hairm līmtha
lethan-gēra, ML² 1723 . ¤ glas:laigni . . . lethanglasa, Cog.
158.24 .dubṡlega lethanglasa, BDD² 750 .co Luimneach
l. / frismbarca ben, Ériu iv 154.2 .co hAlmain lethanglais
20Laigen, Acall. 5708 . ¤ lebar broadandlong :do laighnibh
lethanlebraibh, CCath. 1962 . ¤ mór:ind Almain lethanmoir
Laigen, Acall. 5862 .laighne lethanmhóra, Cóir Anm. 162.
(d) With part. ¤ scaílte widely-spread :trí monga liath-
ghlasa . . . leathansgaoilte forra, ML 120.1 .
25See alsos.vv. 2 meirlech,2 muirnech,scíathach,slúaistech.

lethanaige adj(lethan) wider(?): fár leathanaighe de fhearann-
chríocha / Déiseach tráthi.e.who once possessed wide lands
in the Déisi
(?), Hackett xxii 3 .

lethanchar xseeléiten(a).

30 lethar n o (a) skin(of a living creature). Of humans:ben no
fer . . . a tonn .i. a leathar, O'C. 2526 ( Eg. 88,43 ).lethor
et tound, geine na traigedh, Auraic. 5004 =lith ┐ tond, 1815
(no leathar ┐ tond,v.l.).eter féoil ┐ chnámib . . . ┐ l. ¤ , TBC
4623 .do-chuir tú feoil ┐ l. ¤ mar étach umam, PH 7457.
35 nach facbhuit . . . leathar ar mu chosaibh, Oss. v 48.18 .
a cnámu ina mbriscbruar ┐ a l. ¤ immlán impu, LB 156b47 .
da claocluighi dath in lethtuir(color cutis mutatur), Rosa
Ang. 56.10 .leathtur an éduin, 76.4 .téid tárnocht . . . gur
sgriossat a chraicionn ┐ a leathar, Beatha S.F. 1959 . Of
40animals:dogní smirammair díb eter ḟeóil ┐ chnámaib ┐ l. ¤ ,
TBC 4424 .tarraid Medb muc dīb ar chois, co fargaib a l. ¤
ina láim its hide, Dinds. 70.
(b) leather :leathar a sceith, Ir. MSS. Series 176.x .cona
c[h]riss do l. ¤ fírésc, Aisl. MC 89.9 .curchán cen chodail .i.
45gin lethur uime .i. gin tṡeichid, O'Dav. 442 .dath lethair
arna lancoirtedh, Études Celt. i 85.25 .lámanna . . . amail
budh leathar suaiti scingedórach, SG i 36.1 .bróga . . . amail
leathar súdaire, 2 .fear leasaighthe leathair a tanner, Acts
ix 43 .do dhíol se Leathrath go brath ar airgid leathair
50`leather money', FM iv 1107 n .leathar fo na aol, Cín Lae Ó
Meall. 20.29 (i.e. of shields ?).do-gheibhid na saidléirídhe a
cuid leathair(of a pig), Párl. na mB. 1126 . Attrib.g s.
crandbolg .i. lethair, Laws i 152.27 Comm .mo tīag lethoir,
K. and H. 6 .a dondúathróic ndondlethair . . . do formna
55cethri ndamseched, LU 6422 = TBC² 1908 .sciath . . . /
cona thugi dublethair, LL 12654 .crios leathair, TSh.
10415 .na cótaidhe cnis do éudach dheróil gharbh, gan
dúbladh lethair leó`furres', RSClára 68.34 (f. 73a) .

letharda ?: ind ni dia dainib detnestar / die l. ¤ loe, Ériu vii 199.21 =
60 nī ar dánaib dothīastar / acht dia letharthaib lāi, 6.x .

letharthaib xseeletharda.

lethcerd xseeleiccerd.

lethe: n do lubatar a l. ¤ mar tret[h]irnibh trena ar tulaigh(of
bulls) ` shoulders ' (Gloss.), TBC St. 5031 , whenceleithe .i.
65slinnén, O'Cl. Seeleth.

lethenach n m.(leth+1 enech) Laterlethanach. pageof abook :
l. ¤ gl.pagina, Ir. Gl. 232 .lethanach`a page', Eg. Gl. 227.
line . . . hi tús ind lethinig-sea, Ir. Gl. p. 60.4 .feib rosīacht
in l. ¤ do fhigled, sínis a thengaid d'impód na duille, Aisl.
70MC 53.24 .gabh gusandara lethenach (sic leg.) it diaigh,
BNnÉ 124 n.5 .fech leathanach ród(i.e.see the following
page), Hy Fiachr. 46.7 .nuimhir lethanach nō duill[e]óg
na litre láimhi si, RSClára p. 154.16 (f. 162a) .san treas
leathanach is caogad . . . da Chroinic, Keat. ii 6151 .cia
75an chaibidil? cia an duilleog, an leathanach . . ina bhfoghtar
so? Luc. Fid.² 4278 .

? lethiter ind(-ither?):lethiter.i. lethtaeb,ut estgamuin co
lethitera frichnam, O'Dav. 1160 =co lethither, O'D. 2233
( Nero A vii,155b ). Forco leith?or perh. a compd. ofleth.

80 ? lethmech: ind a chētbairgein l. ¤ (?leg. lethmē[i]ch), ZCP vi
271.21 .

lethnaid xseelethnaigid(ir).

lethnaigid(ir) v(lethan) Alsolethnaid.rolethnaigsergl.
deletasti (rectedilatasti), Ml. 50a14 . ITrans. spreadsout,
85 extends,widens :bennacht for ordan maic Dé / rolethnaig
ler Líathmuine`who spread abroad', Met. Dinds. iv 68.150 .
lethnaigi a tiagana gurab comletan fri sechid eilti`thou
spreadest
', O'Dav. 231 (gl.conlethatar brath. . . ).ro
lethnaig a láma co nem extended(in prayer), LB 229b12 .
slighe na humhla . . . / Dia . . . / do leathnuigh í don eaglais,
5 Dán Dé vi 7 .an taer, ar na tegadh on grein, medaigter ┐
letnaigter e, Ir. Astr. Tr. 146.15 .gur leathnuigh a chíosa
ar chách, Ir. Texts i 39 § 26 .do leathnadh brón as a
bhoing, PBocht 7.30 .leitheach .i. losad. dobhrígh go
leathnaighthear bairghean uirre, O'Cl.Cf. Bodl. Corm.
10 12.7 s.v. lethaid.do leathnuigh misi amach thú mar cheithre
gaotha neimhe, Zech. ii 6. IIIntrans. (a) spreads,expands,
broadens,widens :rolethnaigh a barr tar an oilén uile,
KMMisc. 315.z (no lethad,v.l.).do leathnuigh orainn . . .
slighe chaol na creideamhna, Dán Dé vi 6 .fasaidh ┐ attaidh
15┐ lethnaidh [an taer] expands, Ir. Astr. Tr. 148.13 .linn
grás fam luing do leathnuigh, DDána 48.32 . (b) spreads,
becomes diffusedordispersed :is mór rolethnaigsit ┐ ro⃛ṡilsit
Ulaid ó Ollamh Fódla, IT iii 388.26 ( Cóir Anm. 245 ).na tri
cethrair . . . / do lethnaigh tall fa Thuathuil, LL 394.25 .ro
20lethnaigh in ríghe Románta fó ceithri hairdibh in domain,
CCath. 83 .ba luath ro lethnaigh in scél sin fo Erinn, BFerm.
74b1 .lethnaigi se (sc.an nēl) ar fud an aeir, Ir. Astr. Ir.
152.8 .lethnuidis co roich an uillind(of a pain), Rosa Ang.
322.7 .na cúig aráin is dá iasg / leathnuighid feadh na
25bhfinnriasg, DDána 20.25 .dar leathnaigh gnaoi Dé na
ndúl, 63.15 (`to whom God's favour extended', Ir. Monthly
1928, 154 § 15 ).scailid [in carpat] . . . ┐ leathnaigid comes
to pieces and is scattered
, Lism. L. 3003.
Vn. lethnugud.