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1 líacht nLate abstract based onlía, compar. ofil. Usually
preceded by proleptic pron. in phrasea l. ¤ how many, so
80many
followed byn s.or rel. clause:'sa liacht rí Éireann dá
ḟuil, TD 7.179 .is uime ghairthear Eochaidh Apthach dhe,
ar a liacht do-gheibheadh bás i nÉirinn ré n-a linn, Keat. ii
2190 .a liacht duine bocht, Desid. 2542 .a l. ¤ secréid, 6792 .
a liacht náma ar thí a ngona, LBranach 3779 .a liacht masla,
85┐ aindligedh do bheir nech uaidh agá dhenam, O'Hussey
TC 169.20 .féch a liacht iongnadh . . . san diamhairun
mhórsá, 52.6 .feach a liachd adhbhar agad fá thuirsi do
bheith ort, MacAingil 157.10 .a liaghacht fear . . . do thuit
leis, Oss. iv 100.16 . Exceptionally withn pl. a liacht neithe
beaga, Desid. 4864.
5Used absolutely:liacht a ghaolta, is céim a gcoimhreamh
`so many are his kinsmen . . . it is hard to tell them', E.
O'Rahilly 54.65.

2 líacht ind=líachtu:corrigi liacht napstal, Thes. ii 252. 15 (Stowe
Missal).liacht apstal`the epistle', 16 .céne canas in liachtso,
10 253.8 .

1 líachtain xseelíachtu.

2 líachtain n(cf. 2 lía) moisture . Only in glossaries:liachtuin
ainm do fhliuchadh, Met. Gl. Ff. 56 .liachtuin .i. fliuchadh,
P.O'C.

15 líachtaire n io,m.(2 líacht):Duibindsi, liachtaire Cluana mic
Noís` bell-ringer ', FM ii 824. 14 . Seelíachtreóir.

líachtóir n i,m.(Lat.lector) lector, onehaving orderoflector :
epscop. sacart sceo deochain, / subdeochain . . . liachtoir,
ZCP v 499 § 2 .secht . . . .l. liachtóir, LL 373b30 . See
20 líachtreóir.

líachtreóir n i,m.(Lat.lectorwith infl. oftreoir) lector,cleric
whoarranges orderofservices :liachtreoir .i. leghthoir, iarsani
legas co toirithnigit a liactaine im caisc ┐ im notlaic, Laws
v 22.1 , 5 Comm .lan biathadh tucad do liachtreoir eclaisi,
25 i 198. y Comm .faesam in liachtreora, i 198.z Comm .liac[h]-
troir . . . suibdeochain, deochain, O'D. 2192 ( Nero A vii 134a ).
liachtreoir uird lais .i. dichor demna, torruma aesa galair,
denum cretra tursaite popail do linn, ┐ corugud caich, iar na
urd ic techt do laim, O'Don. 920 ( H. 3. 17 col. 655 ).docuír
30a l. ¤ ar a ceand, BB 234b36 = Ir. Texts iii 6.20 .eirnidther
comeneclann doibh risna grada bis isin eclais .i. risin liac-
treoir, Ériu xii 8 § 7 n .a liachtroir fa lánmhor rath, 23 E 26,
240 . See alsolíachtóir.

líachtu n n,f.(Lat.lectio). By-form2 líacht,q.v.Later also
35 líachtain(g s. -ana,-aine). (a) passage,text,lesson,lection :
tectaid in liachtu-sa cid etargnai moralla, PH 4599 .ro-scrib
Matha in liachtain nóim-sea, 2984 .ro-scríb M. in liachtu
noíb-sea, 4419 .coibnes na liachtan-sa, 4734 .etargna . . . na
liachtana-so, 3448 .gebid side da liachtan dec dont soscela,
40 Ériu v 32.4 .go cceilebhraidis náoi liachtana i bhFel S.
Clára`they shall serue the feast of S. Clare with nine Lessons',
RSClára 74 § 7 .is liachtain leasuighthe ar chiach do
charadsa / an sian so leathas, Ó Bruad. iii 222.1 .
In phrasesl. ¤ apstal, l. ¤ soscéli epistle,gospelofmass :liachtu
45apstal ┐ l. ¤ sosceli, LB 251a37 .corice liachtain na n-apstal,
32 .Cf. coibnes na liach[t]aini noib, Rawl. B 512,74b
(Plummer MS. notes).
(b)act ofreading;reading :liachtreoir . . . iarsani legas co
toirithnigit a liactaine, Laws v 22.5 Comm .liachtain ┐
50celebrad`lection' (reading?), Ériu iii 100.
Cf. lechtain.

líacóir ind(1 lia):macán Iacoib cosinrath, / bahé in liacoir(of
Joseph, ref. obscure), SR 3370.

líad xseelíid,líud.

55 1 líag xsee1 lía.

2 líag xsee2 líach.

líagach xseelígach.

1 líagán n[o,m.] (2 líach) trowel: liadhan, O'Don. Suppl. See
Dinn.

60 2 líagán xseelíacán.

líagánach adj o, ā(líacán) stony . In n. loc.:go headan an Bhuaile
Líaganaigh, Celtica v 179 § 4 .

líagdelg xsee1 lía.

? líagmaire: ind Lussán meic Aeda Ainmerech / faicebthair ac
65Laignib in l. ¤ , RC xiii 78.4 ( SG 377.21 ).

1 líaig n i,m.Earlierlieig, later alsoliag. Perh. orig. dissyll.
Monosyll., LU 3555 and in classical verse.g s. lego, Críth
Gabl. 49 , 56 , 59 . Auraic. 4287. lega, TFerbe 318 . Auraic.
1191 . 5561 .d s. liaig, Laws v 308.19 .n pl. leigi, TBC² 2770 ,
70 2778 .legi, Laws v 90.26 Comm .legai, Ir. Texts i 20.25 .
leaga, TBC St. 3559. lega, PH 377. legha, ZCP viii 105.20 .
a pl. legi, LU 5541. leigi, TBC² 2773. leagha, TBC St. 3557.
g pl. lega, Met. Dinds. iv 184.18 .leagha, TBC St. 3574. d pl.
legib, Ml. 107d5 . TBC 4273. leaghaibh, 5507 .legaib,
75 Auraic. 4288. leigib, 5561 . IGT Decl. § 41.
Leech,doctor,physician . (a) In strict sense:hua legib corp
gl.a medicis, Ml. 107d5 .huasallieiggl.archiater, BCr. 35a1 .
medicus.i. liaigh, Corm. Y 889 .daernemed tra, saeir ┐
gobaind . . . ┐ legi, Laws v 90.20 .a reir lega`by a leech's
80direction
', BCrólige 49 .frebuith réir lego, Críth Gabl. 59.
ní dlegait . . . leige . . . acht biathad cethrair doibh, Laws v
94.20 .ocht codaib deg legha do rime sunn do liagh, O'C.
1828 ( 23 Q 6,47b ).ceathra ba ┐ samaisc cuid leaga a
croligi bais o rigaibh cona comgradaib, O'C. 309.17 ( H.3.18,170 ).
85 is uime do ratad a roga lega don duine and sin, uair nochar
uirdned liaig urdalta isin crích, O'D. 1582 ( H. 5. 15,7b ).
leighes in ruip, gurub edh dech do liagh ara leigheas, O'D. 2416
( Rawl. B 506 fo. 53d ).aithgabail lega, Laws ii 118.z .sai
legha`skilled leech', BCrólige 14 n.1 .fuil midaig techta .i.
fuil ferus in liadh dligthech, Laws v 146.12 Comm .aon
5bhuachaill legha`one young physician', FM vi 1956.x .l. ¤
coitcenn, O'Don. 2365 ( Rawl. B 506,43b . `tribal doctor',
Plummer MS. notes).dobreth F. l. ¤ Echdach día imcaisiu,
LU 10732 ( TE 8 ).na da idan marbhtha duine nád ícat lege,
LU 10734 ( TE 8 ).conattacht C . . . liaig aile . . . da ícc ┐ [d]a leges,
10 TBC 4288. In phr.:nir bo lám lega la M. (i.e.he was slaying
his enemies mercilessly), TFerbe 318 .liaigh luchair laimderg,
BCC 332 .cin leagha ó's ag lúadh na leagh / trúagh más
eadh fa-dera a dul, IGT Decl. ex. 1138 .legha ┐ fisicceda,
Grail 3465 .tucait na legha dia saidhe, 3494 .tigid leagha
15dá chomhfhurtacht, TSh. 4398 .ní ḟuil ríachdanus an leagha
ar na dáoinibh slána, Luke v 31 .Lucas an liáigh grádhach,
Col. iv 14 .dúthracht an leaccha, Beatha S.F. 2256 .gan
neart ag liaigh na ag doctúir furtachd air, Parrth. Anma
5985 .'s tú i ngéibhionn péine gan íoc-luibh leágha, Keat.
20Poems 574 .ag an liaig bhios fios créad an ní dhéanadh
sochar nó dochar don othar, Párl. na mB. 746 .
Name of well at Tara, whence the proverb:ni taet a laeg
go líaigh, Dinds. 10 ( RC xv 281 ).
(b) Fig. spiritual physician,adviser,healer . Of God or
25Christ:tú liaigh na hanma d'aire / is liaigh cabhra na cneidhe,
Dán Dé vii 20 .liaig cuirp ┐ anma cech oen, PH 5396 .do
tanic in liaig .i. Crist, 6768 .ó do fhás liaigh d'ár gcabhair,
Ériu i 91 § 40 .mairg bias isin mbriaidh mbrisc-sin, / romisc-
nidh liaigh in loc-sain(of those doomed to hell), ZCP vi 265.
3015 .d'admháil a locht / liaigh na hanma do b'ionnsaighthe,
PBocht 6.10 .liaigh grás do chách é ar an aindligheadh,
Aithd. D. 76.15 .mur atá légha ag na corpaibh, légha eile
d'órdúghadh do shlánoghadh na n-anmann, Mac Aingil 1894 .
ag triall chuice mar easslán go líaigh na beathadh, Parrth.
35Anma 4862.
Of saints:boe lig (liag, liaidh,v.l., leg.liaig) la cride cach
ecnada .i. ro bo liaigh lessaigthi cride, ACC 81 .Sint Aibhisdin
do b'é a liaigh, DDána 59.33 .cneadha anma cneadha
colla / leagha cabhra orra iad(of SS. Peter and Paul), PBocht
40 26.14 .fulang dochair dhúinn 'n-a dhiadh / do mhúin ar
liaigh othair Eoin, 27.9 .
Of chieftain comforter,restorer :a liaigh díochuir doimh-
eanma, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 123.82 .senráith gille . . . / liaigh a
haithleighis Énrí, 183.92 .
45Compd. ¤ gáes medical skill :nert liaig-gaoisi, TBC 5505 =
nertliaig gaoisi, TBC St. 4511 (leg. nertlia? Ed.).