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1 lí norig. perh.g, but freq.indecl.ins.anddu.;l. ¤ f., IGT Decl.
§ 98 , 99 ;cf. lin-aimbi, Auraic. 5540 , liambi, 1170 .n s. líi,
Wb. 12b5 . Thes. ii 250.11 .lii, RC xvii 148.18 (Tig).li,
Auraic. 1170. a s. líi, Corm. Y 37. li, Ériu ii 15 § 2. g s. l. ¤ ,
5 SR 6883. liga, Laws i 150.10 .líthe(lightheMS.), O'R.
Poems 3358. d s. l. ¤ , Wb. 15a21 . LU 9501. g du. dhali, CF
1002. n p. liga, Corm. Y 799. a p. liga, Im. Brain 40 . Airne
F. 209 .g p. lig, Hail Brigit 2 .d p. ligaib, SR 439. n s. lígof
glossaries is probably not an old n. but has been abstracted
10from compds. or oblique cases;n s. lídof Trip. ii 552.6 is
perh. forl. ¤
Beauty,lustre,glory (a) in general meaning:ar l. ¤ gl.propter
gloriam, Wb. 15a21 .ho l. ¤ gl.decore, Ml. 37b9 .líi grene`the
sun's brightness
', Thes. ii 250.11 .líí .i. taithnem, O'Dav.
15 1197 .lig .i. maisi, Lec. Gl. 66 .co na l. ¤ .i. cona taithnemh, H.
2.15,72 (O'Don. Suppl.).a brat lig, Hail Brigit 20 .bid cach
sluag . . . / lánaib do ligaib fofeib / do sidaib, do sonmigeib,
SR 439 .ni ro fhuilngsetar na suili peccthacha sella[d] frisna
liga nōiba, Ériu ii 122.4 .in delb rola a mathair .i. Uenir, o
20li serce ina ghnuis`with love's splendour', Aen. 350 .indiu
is forderg a lii(of a place), RC xvii 148.18 (Tig.).atá sunna
sét co l. ¤ / fotán tiri tairngirí`a shining treasure', Met. Dinds.
iv 166.53 .nó co mbad Fea an ainm ┐ li oni ba laind le ina
faca, Dinds. 12 (Mag Lifi).l. ¤ crotha`beauty of form', Auraic.
25 5662 .a comlond lig lumnech lenn, ZCP xi 109 § 13 .do
chongain líga a lann lib (: sída)(`whetting'), Caithr. Thoirdh.
38.33 .l. ¤ an toighe`splendour', TD 11.24 .do-bhéaruise . . . / l. ¤
an smóil ar geiltighibh Gall`the hue of embers', 27.147 .lúirech
lonn ar l. ¤ n-airgid, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 98.142 .l. ¤ an óir ar a
30húrmháille, 144 . For phrasel. ¤ súla attractive sight(lit. `bright-
ness of the sun
', O'Rahilly Early Ir. Hist. & Myth. 58 n.4 )
seesúil. Note also:dobudh fo li liomsa sin that would please
me
(?), ZCP x 281. 15 (= ?fó l. ¤ good splendour(?), but seefó
líth s.v. 1 fó).l. ¤ .i. lainn no toil, O'Dav. 1157. Forligaib,
35 SR 7874 seelígda.
(b)Of personsbeauty, (beautiful)complexion,splendour,
appearance: ré taoibh amban, caomh a l. ¤ , TBC 6118 .nocha
maith ata do li, Anecd. i 21.4 .garb a ll. ¤ , MU² 431 .rograd
fir alathire / romsiacht . . . / rucc mo li, ni lor do dath, Ériu
40 ii 15 § 2 .Fionn . . . go l. ¤ ccroth`of ruddy complexion', Duan.
Finn ii 16 § 5 .meic Néill Fhrasaigh, . . . / do leasoigh l. ¤ na
ndaoineadh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 276.108 .gidh dubh anocht
mo l. ¤ , Duan. Finn ii 64.20 .l. ¤ gruaidheadh ndonn, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 216.48 .braoi . . . ar l. ¤ na subh, TD 40.15 .Of
45 flushingoffaceofperson satirized: ní fhuil l. ¤ mh'imdheargtha
ort, Aithd. D. 34.16 .
(c) WithcoandFOinadj.phr. brilliant,beautiful(often
mere cheville): fúaim co ll. ¤ , LU 3755 .atchonnarc láechu co
ll. ¤ , 3761 ( SC 34 ).ar tri do rannsat an sluagh / . . . trian im
50Laignib con a li`a third of brilliant Leinstermen', Celt. Rev.
iv 214.30 .gan mo spéis a cceól go l. ¤ `I am heedless of rich
melody
', Duan. Finn ii 18 § 10 .triar fer ar caeccait fo l. ¤ (.i. ar
a mbaoi degghne)`well-complexioned', Leb. Gab. 16.8 ( BB
22a51 ).is cian scarsu fri eochu / fri carpat foa l. ¤ , LU 9501.
55 boi fó a l. ¤ ┐ fó bláth cach datha (leg.fo áilli?), 10792 (fó a ile,
Ériu xii 174 § 1 ).detgein némanda fo l. ¤ , IT i 80.15 .
(d)In contexts denoting change of colour or complexion
in deathcolour,pallor :is cosmail fri líi bais ar baini, or na bi
ni do dergge andquasi exsangis mortus , Corm. Y 37 .millfet l. ¤
60th'aigthe . . .`I will mar the colour of thy face' (i.e. `I will kill
thee
', note), Met. Dinds iii 62.99 .ní thardda l. ¤ tassi form
`may it not put the colour of a corpse on me', Thes. ii 352.18 .
l. ¤ n-aimbí .i. li mairb`hue of the lifeless' name of willow-tree
(sail) or letter s in the Briatharogham of Morann m. Máin,
65 Auraic. 5540 .claochloidhfidh do laochuibh l. ¤ , ITS v 122. y .
adbath gan locht a l. ¤ dhe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 20.33 .
In n. pr.L. ¤ Ban`Beauty of Women', wife of Labraid
Lúathlám ar Claideb, LU 3354 ( SC 14 )etc.
In chevilles:leri líí, SR 7019 .cen lunni l. ¤ , SR 6883 .l. ¤
70gan locht, O'R. Poems 3131.
Inn. loc.see Hog. Onom.
Compds. Earlier composition-formlíg-, laterlí-. (a) With
nouns: ? ¤ both:ordugud inna ligboth`ordering of the colours',
Ériu ii 104. 24 .di cheolaib ┐ ligbothaib ind nim`of the
75melodies and bright abodes in heaven
', 132.16 ,cf. 106.14 ,
142.28 . ¤ búaid resplendent triumph:cona uilib fochraiccib
┐ ligbuadaib, LB 74c23 . ¤ dath beauteous colour :glaisiu cach
ligdath, Ériu ii 110.3 .atá . . . adhbur eile ann do bláthaibh
┐ do lídhathaib, RC xxiv 370.25 . ¤ derc bright eye :córrmho-
80gail lóghmhara (leg.loghmhar a?) lídhearc, Hackett xxxix
250 . ¤ drong:ba lúam cech líg-druing, Met. Dinds. ii 26.7 .
¤ ḟlaith:il-lígḟlatha lestur`in the vessel of the beautiful realm',
Fél. Ep. 22 . ¤ gile:taise a learg sa líghile, Ir. Syll. Poetry 71
§ 4 . ¤ luib fair herb; fig. ofperson: braon don ríoghfhuil . . ./
85. . . ar líoluibh lubhghorta, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 147.32 . ¤ mag:
documnet inna ligmuigi`that traverse the bright plains', Ériu
ii 128.8 . ¤ néll bright cloud,bright sheen :lí-néll, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
185.148 . ¤ scrisad destructionofsplendour :mo lá léin lead-
artha leagaithe is líscriosta (líghsgriostav.l.), Hackett xx 6 .
¤ ṡruth fairstream :dha ghéis líoghshrotha leac bhfionn, O'R.
5Poems 2803 . ¤ thorad bright produce :in mbile cona ligthoirthib,
Ériu ii 120.30 . ¤ thorba bright fruit :ni frith fri ligthorba /acht
in ficomna, SR 1361.
(b) With adjj.: ¤ bratánach bright-mantled: for ligbratanach
Line(applied to Cú Chulainn), RC xiv 398 § 1. Cf. a
10lígbrataig Life, LU 8145 ( FB 11 ). ¤ doilbthe ofmagical
brilliance: fionnráith . . . líodhoilfe (lioghfhoirfe,v.l.),
LBranach 471 . ¤ daithte:le héudaighibh sáimhe ┐ líodhaithe
mollibus vestimentis et coloratis, Rial. SF. 1391 . ¤ gel ofbright
colour :o Ghaillimh na líog lí-gheal, E. O'Rahilly 22.6 .a
15eachtra fan fhiort lígeal`his sojourn neath the white tomb',
PBocht 21.8 . ¤ glan of unspotted beauty:a dhreach líoghlan,
L. Cl. A. Buidhe 191.38 . ¤ mas brightly beautiful :uisce lerga
ligmaise(`many-coloured'), Ériu ii 56 § 8 . ¤ oll ofgreat
beauty :aonach lebar ligoll, ZCP xiii 8.12 .