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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.).

? 2 líaig: ind ni maith ar labair i lliaigh / faghail ar siair Domnaill
Duibh, IGT Met. Faults § 43.

líairne: ind fear meanmach . . . nár ghrádhuigh liairne`who loathed
50a lazy lounger
', Ó Bruad. i 128 § 15.

líamad xseelímad.

1 líamain Latevn.oflíid.líamhuin f., IGT Decl. § 37 . See
alsolíud. (a) reproach,fault :fear gan liamhain is gan locht,
SG 18.35 .mac beg gan liamain, 27.25 .ár liaigh ón liamhain
55si leasuigh`assist in this extremity', Ó Bruad. i 174.81 .ní
thugadar acht l. ¤ iomrúagaidh merely nominal fight, slight
skirmish
, ALC ii 298.31 (=saighin iomruacctha, FM v
1430.11 ). Asn.pr. f.(with play on words):Liamain . . . nar'
líudh, ZCP v 23 § 26.
60(b) Asvn. act ofimputing,slandering: o rocloechloset in
aithesc-sin do liamain chinad for Ísu, PH 3151 .borbb / ra
liamain in laechri harsh to accuse, Rawl. 164a45 (=bord
roliamuin in lethri, LL 185a41 ,cf. Arch. Hib. ii 85 § 42 ).
do bhí ag liamhain h'éachta ort, TD 29.28 .ac liamhaint
65in adhbair sin ar tSeaan, O'C. 2120.14 ( H 4.22,82 ).ropa cin a
liamain ort, Anecd. ii 27 § 14.
Frequently ofaccusationofsexual misdemeanour: oc
liamain a fir for mnai aile, LL 274a14 ( SG 416.4 ).Fig. of
Ireland: sona an liamhain dod leithéid, DDána 97.9 . Of the
70Virgin:cionnus libh liamhain óighe, DDána 40.25 . In foll.
two exx. perh.n. loc.:lon ic longairi a liamain, IT iii 85.4 .
trí chaecait cét bó cach bliadna / ba garit lán liamna leo,
LL 296a16 ( SG 362.8 ).

2 líamain adj comely(?): liamain .i. cech socruth no cech suidech,
75 O'Mulc. 802 .tabar co léir liamhain`give diligently and
fairly
', Misc. Hib. 27.15 .

líamnaid v(1 líamain) charges,accuses :intí ara liamantar cin,
O'C. 2495.22 ( Eg. 88 fo. 40 (41)c ).cinnti leis nach é an tí
for a lia[m]nadh do rinne an cin, O'Gr. Cat. 99.15 ( O'C.
80 2490.3 ).an dream ar ar' liamnadh an neim do thabairt dia
mhathair, AU iii 334.14 .file . . . do bhí ag Conchubhar . . .
do liamhnadh ar Mhaghain bean Chonchubhair he was accused
of carrying on an intrigue with
, Keat. ii 3274 (=do ligheadh
ar M . . . é, Death-tales 22.20 ). Seelímnugud.

85 lían,líain ind(? Lat.lenis) in glossaries:lian .i. ailgen, O'C. 110
( H.3.18,71 ).bá liain .i. bá lénis, Goid. 167 § 81.
Compd.: ¤ mag:linib líanmag a ngnim cain, SR 679.
Seelien.