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1 luithe n[iā,f.] (luith) stammering,hesitancyinspeech :sluind-
femmi col-luithi, Fél. Prol. 287 (cen lothi, cin loithi, cen loti .i.
85cen bailbe,v.ll.). 299 (gen l. ¤ .i. gen bailbe,v.l.). Henceco luithi
.i. co ndeine . . . no cen luithi .i. gen bailbe, O'Dav. 437.
l. ¤ .i. lúas, O'Cl.lē[i]r ralēg cen l. ¤ lochtai / suithe sechta, Arch.
iii 303 § 8.

2 luithe: ind Labraid l. ¤ cland, LU 3365 =lúithech land, SC² 15
(luithe claid, H) `active and eager', Sc. G. Stud. vii 53 (see
5note).

lúithe n pl., perh. of an original noun of agencyluïd(lever?)
(seeluïd,lu(i)th,luud),usually as name of someengine
ofwar, perh.battering-ram: ordaighit taibleda ┐ ferte
go slagrandaib ┐ luithib aco`grappling irons', Aen. 2058.
10 caisil . . . uime . . . co taibleadaib ┐ slaccbrannaib ┐ luitib
fortaib, BB 442b23 . Appar. a hand-weapon in:ro ghabhadur
na lūithi faide . . . ina lāmhaibh, Cath MT 870. ?Cf. gur
dibraigestar a dóid . . . gá lúithib don laech-miledh, MR
300.20 .luithi, luiti, CCath. 1818 v.l.citeds. 2 lúithech.
15 feoin ┐ luthi . . . do innell fó na longaibh(of transporting
ships by land) `barrows(?)', 1402 .

1 lúithech nAlsolúthach(see underlúithe):gur' thesc l. ¤ a
choisi co mbai bacach de`a sinew of his leg', Cóir Anm. 198.
gerrthar l. ¤ na láime, Comp. Con C. 113.25 (`sinew, tendon',
20Gloss.).ag suathadh a lúthach ┐ a gcuisleann, go gcuirdís . . .
a dtuirse dhíobh`their joints and muscles', Keat. ii 5119.
Perh. alsoluitheach laime(sic leg.)da achlais a thong for a
horse-switch
(?), Laws v 482.x .i. bunnsach no ech-lasc,
484.17 Comm .

25 2 lúithech n m.andf.(see underlúithe). Us. with follg.g s.
catha siege-tower constructed of timber and containing some
means of breaching walls (see Stokes, CCath. Gloss.):lúthech
catha . . . do díscailedh na múr, CCath. 1756 (lúththech,v.l.).
in l. ¤ catha sin, 1797 .ro tréntairrngedh léo an lúitheach
30sin . . . co ro suidhighthe hé fri huillinn an chaisteóil, FM vi
1980.w .do taibhledhaibh in luithigh catha, CCath. 1878.
do buain adhbair na lúthighi catha [sin] do caelach ┐ do
clárach, 1759 (in luithigh,v.l.).ic fogluasacht na fén ┐ na
lúthigi, 1818 (luithi,luiti,v.ll.).don lúithigh catha, 1898 .
35 forsin lúithigh catha, 1829 .don nach luithiuch scailte
caislen, 3435 . ?radaṅgnigit drochti lúith di lúthechaib
airm imlúitis dar rennaib, LL 239b1 ( TTr. 1675 ).

3 lúithech adj o, ā(lúth). Alsolúthach. vigorous,agile,joyful,
eager :lepad luithech do laechraid`giving vigour', Met.
40Dinds. ii 82.26 .l. ¤ lámfota Labraid`vigorous', iii 80.34 .do
ṡlūagh laimthech lūthach, ZCP x 343.31 .is and dochúaid
a donn-chorp / fon lac lúthach cen labrad`dragging', Met.
Dinds. iv 224. 15 .scolgaire in luin lúithigh lōir, ZCP x 339
§ 14 . In gl.on líth:lith laithe .i. laithe is lithech no is
45luithech .i. laithe sollaman`a day that is festive or joyful',
Laws v 248.6 Comm .do lamhaib liotha fear fiadhain .i.
gurab lithech, no gurub luithech risna fearaib, . . . in
lithech . . . inann he ┐ senamhail . . . ┐ in luithech . . . is
inann e ┐ luthairech, O'C. 282 ( H.3.18,156 ).lith .i. lúthach
50la cách, Fél.² xxxi § 18 `longed for, desirable(?)', Plummer
MS. notes.Cf.further:lua .i. is tualaing,ut est┐ conail
comaltar marolua .i. ma[d] luithech no masa tualaing i
in t-altram, O'Dav. 1178 .glúnquia inclinatur.i. is luthech
moveable, O'Mulc. 676 (from sense oflúthasvn.ofluïd?).
55Name of a shield:in Brattach Mind, ┐ ind Luithech Noisen,
Ériu iv 28.10 .

lúithige n(3 lúithech) vigour: ar . . . lúthige ind láthair, LU 9142
( FB 88 ) (luthaige,v.l., IT i 299 ).césu réid ar lebrán / co
lúthigi altae`strength(?)', Fél. Ep. 134 (luathaigi,luithe,
60 luithige,lluithichi v.ll.).

luithmech adj(lúth?):garbh luithmeach i nechtaib é` fierceand
active ', Reeves Ad. 71 n . ( Stud. Hib. iv 64 § 17 , untrans-
lated).

lúithrech xseelúthrach.

65 luitid xseeloittid.

lulach xseelulgach.

lulachus xseelulgachas.

lúlai n(lú+lai):lulai in deoraid` small offence ', Laws iv 152.20 .
See3 lai.

70 lulgach n ā,f.(possiblysubstantivaluse of adj. fromlulaíg.
Seecompds.) Alsola(u)lgach,loilgech,l(a)ilgech,laelgach
(see Ped. i 341 ). Laterlulach. Forg s. lulaicesee Thurn.
Gramm. p. 69 ;n p. lilica(below) shows the same phon.
development.
75 Milch-cow: fir na lulaici, Laws i 234.13 .lailgech ┐ colpach,
iv 150.20 Comm .de loilig(loelig, Corm. p. 35 )find forscing,
Corm. Y 1052 (dia loifind form scing, 397 ).loilgech i foch-
raicc na trí cóicat co na n-imnaib, LB 12a18 .féth láig
lilicca lachtmair`the look of a full-suckled milk-fed calf', Aisl.
80MC 93.18 .caire lulaice lan do lemnacht, Laws ii 254.2 .i
lestar lulaici, iv 166.3 Comm .secht lilica ┐ aire secht n-ech
do braich, LL 286b37 .l. ¤ ┐ dechelt do thabhairt di, Mon.
Tall. 130.21 .ni geba cen loilgig he will not accept aught but
a milch-cow
, Anecd. i 48 § 9 .cét l. ¤ ┐ da fichit ar cet do
85damaib, LU 1627 .boi cethraca l. ¤ oca fria mbíathad na mac,
LU 1556 .dí laulgaich deec ó mmeltar ól n-aiss ó cech
áe, TBFr. 179 .dí lilgaib (leg.lilgaig) déc, Ir. Texts i
35.30 .lailiucha (laeghleoghav.l.) na colpacha ina ré(of a
prosperous reign), CF 73.9 . So also:lulgacha na láeigh i n-a
remes, Airne F. 356 .tri fichit cét lilgach, ScM² 2 .ros
5edbair in tricha loilgech cona laeghaibh dhó, Lism.
L. 3350 = Lat. Lives 101.15 .bud terc suth na loilgh-
ech, ZCP x 50.8 .se lulacha, Laws v 402.16 Comm .
geimm fiu laulgaid a gem of the value of a milch cow, IT iii
238.104 .tráth laodhlaighe milking time, BNnÉ 213 n. 4
10(tráth nóna, text).loilgecha cona laecchaib (: tuillmecha),
Ir. Texts ii 5 § 31 .seacht gcéad loiligheach, Maguires of F.
75 .aideach .i. loil[g]each, Lec. Gl. M 168.354 .loilghidh,
crodh bainne, Eg. Gl. 420 .glacaidh dhá loilghidh, 1 Sam. vi 7.
Note also:ruire l. ¤ (.i. laoch), ZCP v 487 § 12 (B. na f.).
15 lulghach gach láoch, Met. Gl. Ff. 23 . In n. loc.:Sruth Dā
Loilghech, ZCP viii 222.11 .