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láige nalsolága.lágha láighe,m., IGT Decl. § 2. f.in TBC 1820
n. cited below. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 152 , Mac White,
85 ZCP xxv 11 - 12 . (a) mattock,spade :gabais . . . l. ¤ , ┐ ro
thochail . . . in talmain, LB 230b45 .mé an fear re hagaid
na húaigi / tabair let an láighi, IGT Decl. ex. 73 .laige no
sluasat do adnacal na luatha naime, Laud. 610,25c (Plummer
MS. notes).laighedha ┐ fiodhbhadha, Misc. Hag. Hib. 14.z .
a nuile chnoc rómharthar le láighe, Is. vii 25.
5(b) spear: foga .i. cruisech lagae, Rawl. 143a51 .is amlaid
ticfa cath Cir / ┐ laige i llaim gach fhir, BB 7a9 .indtech na
laidhedh moire, TBC 1820 n . = ZCP viii 550.5 (of Fergus'
wooden sword).gabh do lāgha (: cāra), IGT Decl. ex. 957.
Cf. Āed Gustān ba grānna a gal / lusca lāgha lethanchar,
10 Anecd. iii 47.12 .
Ing s.inn. pr. Lugaid Lága:Lugaid Lága, glossed.i.
lágine mór no bíd ina láim, RC xiii 442.6 .So in Cath
Crinna: la Lugaid Lága, LL 328b9 =Lughaidh Lámha,
Keat. ii 4501 =Logha lagha, FM i 110.10 . Ellipt.ni chela
15ha dde for Laga, LL 331a20 ( FM i 110.16 ).

? laigell: ind tri fichit bo ar barr laighill, Ir. Texts ii 5.34 . Text prob.
corrupt in:atāid na laighell, ML² 2116 (lúadail?).

láigen n ā,f.Alsolágan. Butn s. laigni, LU 3181 (H) =
laigne, RC v 198 ; withdentalinflectiona pl. laighneadha,
20 BB 31a13 .g p. laigned, 432a24 .d pl. laignedaib, 420a23 . A
n s. lágineoccurs in a marg. gloss onLugaid Lágha, LL
289a15 . Note alsog s. m. laigne leathan-glais (:ais), MR
196.21 . See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 152 - 3 , where length of
vowel in first syll. is also discussed.Cf. láige.
25 Spear: laighen .i. sleaghO'Cl.adsluindiu a fuili . . . al-
laigniu(laigne,v.l. sic leg.), Fél. Ep. 324 .lāithe gaile
Galiān / gabsit inna lāmaib laigne, Alt. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 2.
lágen mór il-laim ind fir, BDD 128 .cressaigthe in fer in
lágin sin,ib. tri coicait lagan lanmor, Rawl. 82b15 .cona
30lágnib lánglassaib, Met. Dinds. ii 50.20 .bás . . . do lágin
ríg, TFerbe 106 .láigne . . . ina lamaib, LL 930 (laighneadha,
BB 31a13 ).do thaidlig . . . na laigen lainderdai, Alex. 16.
doire . . . laighean lasamhain, ML 84.21 .gur f[h]othraicedar
in dá laigin . . . isin laoch-mhílid, ML² 1686.
35More precisely broadheaded spear :lethangai is de isberar
laigengl.laighin, LL 377a29 .laigen .i. goi coneitib(cf.
ette), RC xi 26.5 ( TBC² 2562 ). So freq. with adj.lethanglas:
mór laech ro letrait do laignib let[h]anglassaib, CCath. 6015.
ionann . . . laighne is sleagha ar a mbídís cinn leathanghlasa
40iarainn, Keat. ii 2583.
Of lance which pierced the side of Christ:figor ind aith-
cummi cosind lágin`the figure of the wounding with the lance',
Thes. ii 254.4 .gabais láigin móir ina láim, PH 673. Also
with descriptivegen. l. ¤ míled:Longinus rotngon Crist . . .
45don láigin míled bói ina láim martial lance, LB 159b32 .tuc
bulli do laigin miled i sliss Ísu, PH 2874 .oc imbeirt inna
láigne, Blathm. 232.
In the traditional etymology ofLaigin Leinster (see
O'Rahilly,loc.cit.):o na lágnib-sin ille / rogairit Lagin
50Láigne, Met. Dinds. ii 50. 21 - 2 .Laighin cidh día n-apar?
. . . óna laighnibh lethanghlassaibh tugsat na dúbhghaill leo
a n-Erinn, Cóir Anm. 174 .Laigin a laginis .i. ona laignib
lethnoib tucsat leo na Dub-gaill a tirib Gall . . . nó it laigin
cumdáigti oir ┐ airgit tucsat cerda Hérenn do Labraid,
55 Dinds. 9 = Keat. i 120.3 .Cf. laogon .i. gae. O'Mulc 794.
laeghan .i. gai, O'C. 111 ( H.3.18,71c19 ).

laigéniu adjgl.minusculus, Sg. 45a13 . A nonce-formation from
laigiu smaller , Thurn. Gramm. p. 101.

laigid valsoloig-,luig-,lig-. See Wagner, ZCP xxv 163 ff .
60Later as weak vb., generallyluig-.Indic. pres. 3 s. laigid,
LU 2940. AU i 144.3 .illaig , LL 1565. rel. laiges, LL 16335.
Impf. Indic. 3 s. nolaiged, RC xx 168.2 (ACC). Met. Dinds.
iv 184.5 .3 pl. -lloigid, YBL 169a14 .-legat, Fianaig. 30.30 .
Subj. pres. 1 s. i-llius, Thes. ii 357.17 (see Watkins, Celt. Verb
65 26 , 56 , Thurn. Gramm. 391 ).perfective 3 pl. -dellset, O'Dav.
694. -deilset, Laws iv 78.9 (80.9) .Impf. subj. 3 s. noco
lessed , Met. Dinds. iv 66.3 .Perf. 3 s. dellig, LL 204a28 .
con[d]eillig , BB 368a30 .deilligh, 396a15 .deillich, YBL
140a13 .indellechuir , Trip.² 2847. 3 pl. dellgetar, LL 6189.
70 Fut. 3 s. -lee, Imr. Brain 25 § 51 (con-laig).3 pl. -leasad,
TBC² 3449 (forlesat, Thurn. Gramm. p. 410 ).Vn. lige.
IGT Verbs § 74.
I lies (somet. with cogn.accus. lige,crólige). Absolutely
(a)gets intolying position,lies down :dellig . . . / in gerrán
75buadach Patraic, LL 204a28 .co deiligh a dela iarna thaemad
`his drinking cup fell down', Dinds. 93 ( RC xvi 44 ).for Maig
Ailbe dellgetar`fell on Ailbe's plain' (Strachan Phil. Soc.
Trans. 1895, p. 62 ), LL 6189 .noco lessed lige líuin / i n-óen
na n-íath-mag n-aníuil till he should lie down forwearied in a
80meadow-land unvisited
, Met. Dinds. iv 66.107 (lige líuincogn.
accus. or cheville).dellid (dellig, MS) ind [ḟ]idbad forlar, SR
1389 .roloigset croind ┐ fidbuid Parthuis co lar thalman ar oir-
mitin in duileman bowed, LB 111b9 = MacCarthy 56.26 .rolai-
gestair for croicnib na caerach sin, Aen. 1512 .cach laech
85nolaiged fon lind / atraiged suas(`every warrior he laid').
Met. Dinds. iv 184.5 .gur luidestar . , . re himarcaid na
hesláinte`took to his bed', Caithr. Thoirdh. 58.14 .cur loigsetar
atai na bolga subsided, Laws iv 16.10 Comm .teas ar áth ar
oighibh ónna / loighidh ó thráth nóna anund dies down, IGT
Decl. ex. 891 .ro luig fo chossaib prostrated himself, TFrag.
5 102.9 .a sgarthain an uair do b'ál / . . . ar a leanb do luigh an
ógh`cast herself' (on dead body of Christ), PBocht 13.17 .
a shamhuil ní léir gur luigh died, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 276.123 .
do luigh cóir ar leinbne`the debt due to our dear Child set',
Aithd.D. 95.22 .glé no laiged isin ganim / inna ligu iar
10mórsaeth lie flat, RC xx 168.2 .
Of night, darknessfalls: o laiges ind ḟíradaig, LL 16335.
go ro laig inn adaig bar feraib hErend, TBC 6164 .ro
laighset landorcha na haidhchi forro, CCath. 2688. Of sun
sets: loighidh grían is sí ar slighidh, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 75.136 .
15 éirghidh an ghrian . . . ┐ luighidh sí, Corp. Astron. 20.18 .
Cf. laigis Medb a heinech fa damdabaich sciath, TBC 2742 ,
wherelaigisis to be referred tofo-luigi.
(b)is inlying position,lies,sleeps :senteg coisrectha don
choimdi alloigid daine galair, YBL 169a14 .no laigdis da
20ingin . . . immi cach n-aidchi comad móide in cath dó fri
Demon, Fél. 40.16 .laigid C. an aidchi sin for lepaid Mobí,
BColm. 82.4 .do loighsit an oidhche sin co subhach, Ériu
iii 170.11 .na coimsig loighios ó ló`that loll on after daybreak',
O'Gr. Cat. 479.15 .ni luighim ar leabaidh, Keat. Poems 1432.
25 laighid croligi lies sick, AU i 144.3 (croligicogn. accus.).
flaith laiges tren-lige for seilb a ceile`who lays a heavy burden
on his tenant's possession
', Laws v 358.6 . In transferred
sense:daoine luigheas . . . ar an loise laomdha`settle down'
(Gloss.), TSh. 6970. Cf. cia dú i llaig funiud grene, LL 1565.
30 nilóeg ilige lobordaimm laiges, IT iii 59 § 114 (dam laides,
B 97 § 157 ).
IIWith follg. prep. or prep. phrase.l. ¤ fo yieldsto:an
t-éasga lán nar loigh fa ainbhfine, DDána 109.8 .loigh co
h-umhal fona smacht, ITS xxix 111.29 .Cf. luidh fa tharm
35(leg.? th'arm) ┐ admhaigh go bhfuilir claoidhte lay down your
arms
, Luc. Fid. 4312.
l. ¤ for. In lit. sense:deillich fuírri lay with her, YBL 140a13 .
Usually in fig. senses. Affects,blemishes :ro laig senordacht
for Athirne, LL 13616 .ar nár laig lagadh`on whom no
40depression had come
', MR 298.1 .nā luigedh úamhan nā
imeccla oruibh, ZCP xiv 250.12 .ar Lúcās do luigh cumha
(i.e.at Mary's death), Dán Dé xv 25 .dá lóchrann ar nach
luigh smál(i.e.the sun and moon), xxvii 10 .do luigh
ortha . . . / orchra re h-ucht a éaga, PBocht 11.19 .luidis
45tamh air 'com fhaicsin, Ir. Texts i 59 § 41 .do luig na lic ar
mo lár, O'Gr. Cat. 361.17 .go luigheann néall náimhdidhe
na locht ar rosgaibh a réasúin, TSh. 9254 .lucht ar nach
luidh m'ealadha, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 163.50 .go luighfeadh
daoirse na breithe . . . uirre féin, TSh. 3249 .Muircheartach
50ar nár luigh tár, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 116.36 .giolla ar nár luidh
iomarbhé`on whom no blame was ever laid', Duan. Finn ii
352.61 . Oppresses,presses hardon:leoman mor laiges for
préid na for mart, Alex. 1069 ( BB 500a10 ).delligh anfforlann
an eccarat for a mbaoi isin Espain do Gaoidelibh, Leb. Gab.
55 234.2 .do loigedur sersenaig imdo air, Ann. Conn. 1230.6 .
do luid (leg.luig) orra Cairbre, Fen. 398.16 .níor luigh ar
leith a mháthar he encroached not on his mother's share,
DDána 96.29 .do luigh a' nāmhaid oruinn, Cín Lae Ó
Meall. 21.10 .do luidh an oiread sin de ghorta air, Eochairsg.
60 82.23 . In proverb:luighidh iolar ar uathadh the many
overcome the few
, FM vi 1940.x =loigenn ilar ar uathaid,
Caithr. CC 74 =luigidh iolar for uathadh, Hugh Roe² 64.23 .
In different construction:ní loigh m'intinn ar ábhocht
dwells not on, Aithd. D. 6.7 .ra ghréas laoidhe ar ar luigh
65san to which he devoted himself, Content. xxii 13 .na tolcha
ar ar hoileadh inn / go loigheadh orra mh'intinn, DDána 88.30 .
Legal:laidig ail for naesaibh, l. ¤ imna for giallna, . . . laigidh
feith for fintiud takes precedence(the prior claim `lies upon'
the later claim, so that the latter cannot come forward till
70the former is discharged, Plummer MS. notes), O'C. 1868
( 23 P 3,20c ).l. ¤ ail for naesaibquoted Laws iii 220.21 , 25 ,
226.21 (all Comm.).loigid finntiu for imna, O'D. 2283 ( Rawl.
B. 506,26a ).ni laig aimsir for rainn sochraite na dochraite,
O'D. 580 ( H.3.17 col. 444 ).
75Note also:an tan do luigheadar ort, do bhris tú`leaned
upon thee
', Ezech. xxix 7.
l. ¤ i fiadnaisiu prostratesoneselfbefore :ra-s-loigset uile i n-a
fhiadnaise, PH 191 .luidhigh (loigisv.l.) an mac eccailsi ic
prostrait i fiadnaisi Mocuda, BNnÉ 310.9 .rolaigset 'na
80fhiadnaise, RC xiv 34.21 .ro-loigset uile i fiadnaise hin
fireoin, PH 244.
l. ¤ imm.Of garment:ciasu fili immali[g] tugen cona llí
is worn by, RC xxvi 14.10 .
l. ¤ le lieswith,espouses luigh liomsa, Gen. xxxix 12.
85 luighis Cormac ré hEithne gur toirceach leis í, Keat ii
4732 . Of mystic espousal:na loidedh a leaba goill / feithed
fós ar Cloinn Conoill(of Ireland), Ir. Texts ii 56.52 .luighid
an t-óg 's an sean le ar siair`young and old wed our sister'
(of Mary), PBocht 2.5 .an chomhairle as ar luigh leis / dár
ngonaibh-ne is luibh leighis(of the Incarnation), DDána 6.11 .
5 mar budh fear do luigheadh lé`he was as a spouse to her',
Aithd. D. 84.6 .
Rarely in trans. use:go nach luighfeadh Dia lámh air,
TSh. 5419.