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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 .

20 2 lí n praise (in etymological glosses on wordfili):fili .i. fi a
n-aoras ┐ li a mmolas, Corm. Y 600 =fili .i. fí anaer ┐ l. ¤
amolad in fili, Corm. 20 .fi-li .i. fi fora aeir ┐ li forae molad.
No lifial, O'Mulc. 537 .l. ¤ molad, Met. Gl. Eg. 14 .l. ¤ .i. molad,
Lec. Gl. 529 (M 328) .filidh .i. . . . fi ani aerais, ┐ li ani
25molais, Auraic. 669 , 3308 .file .i. fi a oumna ┐ li a danu fair,
3311 ( = Laws iv 358.7 Comm .).Cf. fi oulc ┐ li maith, Auraic. 3312 .
lai .i. molad, ZCP v 486.4 (B. na f.).

3 lí ind .i. muir, O'Cl.

?4 lí ind( =1 lí?):molt feissi cet do chuir con a líí, O'C. 880 ( H.3.
3018,394 ).i ngait . . . do chairech .i. cen li no cen iuir without
fleece
(?) orwithout fat, Laws i 170.10 Comm .cauru co l. ¤ ,
Laws i 122.11 .

? 5 lí: n truagh nachar chláidhis in l. ¤ `pity thou hast not dug the
tomb
', Duan. Finn i 57.30 . For1 lía?

35 1 lía n(orig. disyll., see Otia ii 86.y , Met. Dinds iii 116.100 .
Later monosyll., LL 6365 , Duan. Finn ii 78.48 ).nk,m.(later
occasionallyf., see below).l. ¤ m.(asvocalicstem), IGT Decl.
§ 108. n s. lie, Wb. 21c6 . Ml. 131c12 .inlie , Wb. 4d16 . Fél.
Ep. 14 (dissyll.), O'Mulc. 247. liae, Laws i 124.18 .liaa,
40 TBC² 1230. a s. liic, LU 5365. liaic, TBC² 3004. liic(in
place-name), LL 6365. lia, Acall. 867. g s. liacc, Wb. 4d15 .
liac, Sg. 22b10 . Ml. 131c9 .d s. liic, Fél. Oct. 5 (dissyll.).liac,
Sg. 65a1 (perhaps scribal error, see Strachan, Paradigms and
Glosses4th ed.p. 148 , 209 ).lic(liic, LU 5367 ), TBC² 891.
45 léig, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.28 .n p. lieic, Sg. 18b7 .liic, Ériu viii
156.26 .lic,ib. a p. legga, LL 227a33 ( TTr. 741 ).liaga, TSh.
9455. g p. líac, LU 2121 ( FA 18 ).d p. leagaibh, CRR² 16.
n du. in daliic , LU 4928. Note also:ar do lia luim(:chong-
bhuim), IGT Decl. ex. 1805 . This is (hesitantly) condemned
50as `lochdach', but may be an example of the usage described
by O'Brien, Celtica ii 346 , iv 102 . Fem. gender is, however,
supported by:is líag fhīorbhúadhach eiséin(with alliteration),
O'R. Poems 2987 ,cf. 2990 . On the laten s. leag(lec, AU ii
174.9 etc.) see Bergin, Ériu xii 217. See also Duan. Finn iii
55Gloss.s.v.líog.
Stone. (a) In general meaning:lie . . .lapis , Corm. Y 810.
lie uilnechgl.angularis lapis, Wb. 21c6 . Ml. 131c12 .lia
brec ┐ lia find ┐ lia dub(used in ordeals), Laws v 472. 19
Comm .a mbeith amail comorba liacc their being like the
60inheritor of a stone
, O'C. 249 ( H.3. 18,144 ).cur liac putting
the stone
(`putting stones'), RC ix 454.18 .
(b) Various specific meanings. Whetstone :liagl.cos, Sg.
67b12 .lieicgl.cotes, 18b7 .cotibus .i. lecib, Thes. ii 47.17 .
cotut .i.a cote[.i.] lie forcid, O'Mulc. 247 .aithigud ar
65n-iarnd fri liic, Trip. 218.18 ( Trip.² 2592 ).bla liac limad(.i.
slan don ti limus in scin risin lic, Comm.)grinding is exemption
of a stone
(i.e.the owner of a grindstone is exempt from
penalty for accidental damage during grinding
), Laws iii 294.20 ,
21 .imbleith for lig, v 484.3 .mor sleg . . . ro limtha risin
70lia, Acall. 4495.
Upper millstone;millstone :im ocht mbullu ara fognat
muillond: topur . . . liae, mol, indeoin . . .`for the eight parts
which constitute
(lit.serve) the mill . . . the stone, the shaft,
the supporting stone
'.i. . . . in cloch iachtair, Laws i 124.18 ,
75 140.17 Comm .im denum liacc bron, 184.11 .imrethed ima
cuairt amal licc muilind, RC ix 470.16 .Cf. 1 mol.
Standing stone,pillar-stone, usually of amemorial stone,
one marking place of death or burial;Ogham-stone: tir . . . a
claetar poll i curtar lia`land . . . where a hole is made, where
80a stone is put
', Laws iv 6.12 .cladar a fert . . . sátir a lia,
LU 5704 ( =liaa, TBC² 1230 ).ro tócbad a lia ┐ ro scríbad
[a] ainm oguim ┐ doringned duma immon licc, TFerbe 757 .
co ro chlaidhter mo ḟertsa lat ┐ co clantar mo lia that my grave
may be dug by thee and my stone planted
(i.e.set in the ground),
85 Rawl. 130b28 .co tard a druim frisin liic leaned his back
against the pillar
, LU 3284 .ogum i lia, lia uas lecht, IT i
158.10 .tri lic . . . niathbuidne ┐ tri liic lathbuidne, Ériu
viii 156.26 =sé coirthi cloichi, 15 .na mairbh . . . gan lia
ná leacht ós a gcionn, TSh. 5761. Hence in later lang. in
sense of grave,tomb (cf. lecc,lecht):do-chuadhais fan líg
5`thou didst enter the grave', Dán Dé ix 18 .[san] lia 'n-a éanar
gan óidh / ní sgéaradh re Dia dá deoin, PBocht 13.18 . In:
is hé ro sáith in lia lom, Duan. Finn ii 78.48 , wherelia
corresponds tov s. líogin 47 , it is not clear whether a flat or
upright stone is meant. Note also:co talaid a anmain as for
10a beolu i richt lici, Anecd. i 10.16 (confused withlecc,cf. lia,
13 ,lie, 19 ).atá ben Lóith ina lícc ṡalainn, Maund. 93.
Of a stone used as a landmark: seel. cloichebelow.crich
incoisce ail adrada . . . no crann, no líg a district which a
stone of worship . . . or a tree or a standing stone
(`flag')marks,
15 Laws iv 142.17 Comm .crich íncoisce comarda feadha no
muighe, craind no liag, 144.4 Comm . Of a milestone:isin
treas lícc on chathraigh E., BB 207b24 ( =lapide tertio,
Nenn., see Todd Nenn. 70 n .). Equated withcarraic:
coronesart 'moan cairric, conid marb and.UndeLia Lind-
20gadan, Dinds. 119.
Note also:lec an arain lapisfulta, O'Don. Suppl.
(c) With adj. or defininggen. l. ¤ cloiche. In some exx.
perhapsstone pillar:rosuigid . . . lia cloichi cóicdruimneach i
fír-mullach Uisnig, Ériu iv 152.15 .tuc a lám ar lia cloiche
25ro bói a slis in dúnaid, Acall. 2175 .liaga cloch do dhenamh
d'echaibh righ Uludh the turning of the King of U.'s steeds into
pillarstones
(`flagstones'), Lism. L. 2875 .do chruinniughadh
a rabhadar do liagaibh cloch 'n-a seasamh i nÉirinn, Keat.
ii 3504 (corresp. tocach coirthi. . . , Ériu ii 22.16 ).an líog
30chomhthrom chloicheise(of the tomb of Christ), DDána
20.42 .do ním líga cloch / dia feraibh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 35.17 .
lia láime missile-stone,slingstone :lia laime druth, Ält.
Ir. Dicht. ii 21 § 1 .fácbaid . . . / liic (sic leg.) laime cech
láech-fhir, Met. Dinds. iii 116.100 .ro gabadh . . . dib
35. . . di liagaib lam, CCath. 3150 .l. ¤ telma slingstone :srethis
liic telma boí ina láim fair, LU 5875 = TBC² 1406 .fucaird
L. . . . liic talma do, RC xii 100 § 135 .l. ¤ lógmar precious
stone
, seelógmar.
Of theLía Fáil StoneofDestiny , see5 fál.
40 In names ofmossesorfungus: co ndath losa líac, LL
6782 .ropo chomhderg a haiged ┐ corcair líac Laigen, Ériu
iv 104.52 .samalta ra corcair lossa liac . . . a gnúis, LL 266b1
( MU² 589 ;luss liac`foxglove', Watson). Seecorcur,lus.
Compds. ¤ aidne, see2 aidne. ¤ delgg, ZCP xxii 74.3 .
45 liagdhealg .i. dealg in a mbí liag loghmar, no cloch úasal,
O'Cl.liagh-delg óir, BB 260b62 .da liaig-delgg n-iairn ina
mbrutt(`two spoon-shaped brooches of iron'), ZCP xviii
297.6 .