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lám n ā,f. n s. indlaám , Wb. 12a23 (see Thurn. Gramm. 20 - 1 ).
g s. láme, Sg. 68a1 , 68b13 .g p. láam, Wb. 9a6 .n s.later also
láim, andg s. láma,láime. IGT Decl. § 192.
I (a) hand: gnúisetlámaetcossa, Wb. 12b4 .is sochrudiu
55láam oldōsa ol coss, 12a21 .precept dosom fri deietsaithar
ho lámaib in noctegl.operantes manibus nostris, 9a5 .ine
láim nú ine méraib, Thes. ii 245.37 .ind l. ¤ gl.manu, Ml.
36b1 .lam, 131b4 .torad a láam is hed dodtoisged`it is (the)
fruit of his hands that used to support him', Wb. 9a6 .orddu
60lámaegl.pollex, Sg. 68b13 .dunecomnacht Dia inní saúl inna
lama som delivered S. into his hands, Ml. 55c1 .ro bendach
Pátraic asa dib lámaib in Machai, Trip.² 2799 .conid eiter a
lamaib rothathamir cú rui(leg. Cú Roí) `in their hands that
C. expired
', Mon. Tall. 65 .idna láme(one of the `streams of
65poetry'), LL 3900 ( IT iii 58.2 ).bud bhinn lam ┐ bel a fine
instrumentalist and vocalist
, AU iii 340.7 .claidhemh gacha
lamha, Cog. 252.9 .ro-gab . . . lān a lām do c[h]ochall an
c[h]lērig, BColm. 36.10 .líon mo lámha`the full of my hands',
Dán Dé xxx 7 .
70With adj. or attrib. gen.:l. ¤ bennachtan as opposed to l. ¤
soscéli right hand v. left hand(see Stokes, Ériu iii 11 - 12 ):in
ferand ar do láim soscéla ic dola sís . . . no ar do laim benn-
achtan anís, Ériu iii 11.14 - 15 . Seesoiscéla.l. ¤ choitchinn:
airgitur langilli na bo iar fir i llaim coitchinn ra aichne`in
75gemeinsame (neutrale) Hand
', Cóic Con. Fug. 17.2 .lámh
chlé(lámh chlíprohibited form), IGT Decl. § 139 .ros-
mugaig, ros-mill, ro tracht / trí coecat barc co laim clí, Fél.
200.28 .na findad do l. ¤ chlíí an a n-dingne do l. ¤ dess, PH
5950 .lámh deas right hand, IGT Decl. § 137 .bennuch, a
80Dhe, . . . / cot laim dheis mo cuili-se, Lism. L. 1287 .fíréin
láma deise Dé, PBocht 26.34 .l. ¤ doíseelámdoé,doé;l. ¤ (in)
scéith left handorarm; see2 scíathandcf. ar laim congmala a
sgeith, Ériu xi 189.30 .
Inl. ¤ des,l. ¤ chléof directions; in a variety of uses:a lleth
85o laim deiss dexteram ejus partem, Sg. 17b2 .for láim deis
aníartúaid . . . for laim chlí anairtuáid, BCr. 19c2 , 3 .éla
fort láim ṅdeiss`decline ab eis in dexteram partem', Lat.
Lives 80.15 .Fir Domnand co trí rígaib / lam des fri hErinn
n-íraig`up the west coast', MacCarthy 148 § 3 ( LL 14718 ).
impoit . . . for a láim chlí they turn to the left, AU ii 120.7 .
5 ro ghabsat iaramh laimh cli fris an loch`with their left to the
lake
', FM vi 1940.18 .do chuaidh . . . hisin . . . long . . . lamh
dhes frí hérinn soirttuaidh, 1966.z .dia lāim deis on
his right
, ZCP viii 108.3 . Note also:is í so slighe ina
ttáinig . . . .i. láimh sgéith re Ráith Ḟionnchaoimhe, Ériu viii
10135.24 .
In a number of idioms with vb.gabaid:gabaid láim x
seizes, abducts x:nis gebh do laim . . . ar med do nóimhe,
BNnÉ 304.17 .gabais laim ingine Foraid . . . ┐ fordoscarastar,
Rawl. 131b24 (Cf. Ériu iii 135.4 ).dodechaid in chaillech do
15béim chluic . . . gabais Ailill a láim, ┐ dos tascar, ┐ dogéni a
coblige seized, RC ix 452.14 . Seegabál.Cf. ní má ar gabáil
ar lámha / úaind, ZCP viii 219.36 .M. . . . do gabail . . . l. ¤
Huí L. . . . asint ṡuide apad`expelled', Ann. Inisf. 1052.5 .
gabaid láim x dochum leads x to:gabais a chomalta a laim
20dochum mara led, Anecd. iii 59.9 .gabthe mo laim mattin
dochum mara, 1 . With follg. prep.AS expels: ni ragh sa
adiu . . . go ro gaba ri no espoc mo laim as, BNnÉ 302.4 .
gebatt sa . . . do lamha sa asin suidhi righ ittaoi, 305.13 .
conid ari rogabad al-lam a Pardus`on this account they were
25driven out of Paradise
', Ériu vii 164.7 .
(b) arm :cumgabail inna lam i crosfigill is sí briathar l. ¤
insin, Ml. 138a2 .tócaib do dí láim i n-airdi frisin Coimdid,
MacCarthy 64.10 =suidig do da laim cech thrath / fri
ruirig nime, SR 1605 .doe lámegl.lacertus, Sg. 68a1 .a di
30láim tri derca ṡedluch allenith immach, TE 4 ( IT i 119 ).
gur ben in lamh des aga gualaind de, ZCP vi 36.18 .lámh
on gualuinn a fad, ALC i 184.20 .láma caolrigthecha,
Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.27 .
(c)Of thehandused inmeasuringlength: on fir do ní in
35tomus o laimh, Laws ii 232.22 Comm .ocht nduirn a fot, do
toimsib laime techta fil fri mesu ┐ toimsiu, Laws ii 246.8 .
tinne tri mer a mbun laime, Laws ii 250.2 . See2 tinne.is
í sin is áis do'n ésga do réir láime(of calculating the moon's
age by disposing the verses of the Golden Number upon the
40finger-joints), O'Gr. Cat. 300.14. Of the wholearmas
measure: fád láimhe laoich do chrann, Keat. ii 5200.
(d) Attrib.g s. cennach láime:fuair . . . na seacht Laoighise
dó féin . . . mar cheannach láimhe i ndíol an cheannais do
rinne`handsel', Keat. ii 4812 .cin láime distinguished from
45cin coise, tengad,etc.:cin laime de guin, no gait, no mi-imirt,
Laws i 238.11 .cís láime:ní cíos láime atá acutsa orra acht
rígféinnidecht ┐ maer choiméta atá acut innte tribute of the
hand
i.e.won by force(?), SG 338.22 , 337.17 .triatha uaisle
dho i mbuannacht do bhíodar / a chíos láimhe mar ránaig ar
50ríoghraidh, Hackett² 30.290 . Seedígbáil.fer láime:fer
láma ríg Themra thair / Illand ergna mac Erclaim`henchman',
Met. Dinds. iv 88.13 . Legalperpetrator, distinguished from
sellach spectator :mas lethbrostu ┐ ro fes in cu do rigne in
fogail is amuil fer laime tigerna in con do rigne in fogail the
55master of the dog which did the injury is taken to be the per-
petrator
(of liability for dog injured in a dog-fight), Laws iii
194.y Comm .noco fo lan fir laime icus sellach a lan, 100.z
Comm . Seesellach. Alsoáes láime guilty persons:is iat
is aes laime ann lucht in combaiti(`hand-party'), Laws iii
60252.13 Comm .flesc láimeseeflesc.liacca lamh, CCath.
5657 (see1 lía).rogad láime, seerogad.
Extended meanings:gesce ┐ lama imda branches(of tree),
RC x 74.3 v.l. gur teig lamh na lainne dā lethtaoibh handle,
ZCP xiv 233.1 .
65 IIIn various abstr. and fig. applications. (a) prowess,
valour,accomplishment: ar eagla a laime ┐ a dighultu[i]s,
ZCP vi 273.9 .ni caithimsa sin noco fagar do laim iat (do
nert laime,v.l.), RC xix 34.2 .do chuaidh A. a llos a láma
as by his own valour, ALC i 302.23 .Cf. CCath. 68 .ba fearr
70lamh na luighe`one better in deed or word', Duan. Finn ii 176 § 5.
clú láimhe, Hugh Roe² 104.5 .fer . . . go lán ainm láimhe ┐
tighe aoidhed, FM v 1628.18 .fear . . . ro ba maith lamh ┐
oineach brave and generous, 1692.10 .teist ┐ tuarasccbháil
láimhe ┐ einigh, 1684.18 .Sir Gyi ┐ sir Heront rob ferr lam
75ar gach taebh acu, ZCP vi 45.29 .ní fuil . . . ridiri is ferr
lamh, 52.2 .ni frith fear mo laimhe riam`a man to match
with me
', Duan. Finn i 63 § 33 .l. ¤ láitir might: techt do fein
ar los a lame laitiri as, Ann. Conn. 1373.5 .
(b) control,power :is he nert Dé ┐ l. ¤ Dé, LB 138b46 .san
80tír dar ghoire do ghrádh / lámh ag rígh oile mon-uar another
king rules
, DDána 45.6 .as é dob fearr eineach is ágh / ní
deachaidh lamh ós a cionn`never was he overpowered', Duan.
Finn ii 218 § 8 .adubhairt riu gan an rigacht do chur as a
laimh, BCC 246.34 .
85In phrasel. ¤ i n-úachtar upper hand,conquering arm :rapo
doss díten ┐ rapo buinne bratha ┐ rapo l. ¤ i n-uachtur leo
Conall, CRR 44.1 .go dtug Dia an lámh i n-uachtar ag Scotaibh
is ag Pictibh orra, Keat. ii 6144.
(c) Legal active partincrime :icad fer tairce trian . . . a
dualgus a tairci; ┐ cutruma re aenfer don dá trian aile a
5dualgas a láime the inciter pays a third due because of his
incitement . . . because of his share in the deed
(of fine for
killing by soldiers), Laws iii 114.x Comm .asren cāch a
chinta ar a láim`for his own hand', Cáin Ad. 43 .im fiach a
laime, ┐ im fiach a tairci, Laws iii 116.1 Comm . Seetárcud.
10?síoll Eoghain ní hosadh ghealloid / ní ghébdís duit díol i láimh,
L. Cl. A. Buidhe 223.106 . In phr.l. ¤ derg murder, murderer(cf.
We.llawrudd) (in latter sense more commonlyfer láime
deirge):cumal aithgina fo fer laime dergi laes na gona and,
Laws i 244.2 Comm .bid fir lāma dergi ina suidedaib apad,
15 BColm. 62.19 .ba comeirque laime derce nach bruidhen
an asylum for a murderer, RC xxi 314.6 .bud í in phláig
dibse is a bedg / in l. ¤ derg dimbert oram murder, SG 55.37 .
ná déantar lámh dhearg acht dí / ar ghrá na dtrí ndealg a
Dhé`that my body alone be treated as a foe', Dán Dé ix 9 .
20 atú mar láimh ndeirg ag Dia, ii 30 .
(d)In metonomy,pars pro tota . Of warrior:dob iomdha
lamh áthasach do Dhom[n]allachibh ┐ Ghordonchib do bhi
san lathair sin, Rel. Celt. ii 192.13 .ni roibi . . . aenlamh fa
crodha coscur a cathaibh, ZCP vi 43.33 .lámh ar nár
25cheisd an cheisd chrúaidh, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 265.9 .marbthar
lais Conn O Concobhair in aen lámh mharcaigh as lugha rob
olc i cConnachtaibh, FM vi 2040.11 . With descriptivegen.
of generous person:in l. ¤ tidnaicthi(of Cú Chulainn), LL 7962.
da láim thidnaicthi ratha(Cú Chulainn and Fer Diad), 10729 .
30 lámh chothaighthe deibhléin Dé she who supported God's
orphan
, DDána 32.24 . Of help:don bocht a tibred laim,
PH 6145 .a lámh nach lámh tar threise`o arm unsurpassed
in strength
(?)', PBocht 23.49 .
(e) In phrases ref. to plighting of troth, wedlock,etc.:
35 dobhi ar fes laimhe ┐ leaptha ag an inghin an oidhche sin,
RC xxix 134.18 .roḟai ar laimh ┐ ar leabaid le, RC xliii 24
§ 22 . Seefoaid.sáith ríogh ar leabaidh 's ar láimh / gach
inghean ard álainn óg, Dánta Gr. 5.31 .tug mná cneasta i
bhfeis leabtha ┐ láimhe married, Hackett² 53.106 .Cf.
40th'éadach láimhe is leaptha(said by cloak to its owner),
32.33 .nascis . . . for láim ind fúatha sin`bound that (boon)
on the Spectre's hand', Moling 20 .
(f) In proverbial expressions:ba lam i net nathrach . . .
insaigid fair`a hand into an adder's nest', LL 225b7 ( TTr.
45 608 ).ba luam a net natrach . . . cor fri sluag na Fomoire,
RC xii 96.17 .lámh an eirr easguinne unsafe grip, IGT Decl.
ex. 587 .l. ¤ déoraid death, lit.hand of stranger(see Hull, ZCP
xviii 70 - 1 ):bid l. ¤ déoraid dó, LU 5137 ( TBC² 654 ). See
deorad.l. ¤ latrainn=l. ¤ deoraid(see Hull,loc. cit.).ba l. ¤
50latraind i n-árbaig la Hercoil isin chath sain, LL 226a15
( TTr. 651 ).conid de sin ata `lam clé Ulltain in agaid in
uilc', Fél 200.19 .cach lāimi a lāindīrgi, Arch. iii 226.21
(see ZCP xviii 48 ).mairg do loitfeadh láimh eadruinn`it
were pity for any to hurt his hand (intervening) between us
',
55 Studies 1921 589 § 6 . Legal maxim:ni fognai lam laim,
Laws i 228.16 .
IIIIn phrases with follg. prep. (in most cases also
with prec. vb.). (a)DI:dothongusa . . . conna get-sa láma
dib, conastarddur uile fo thalmain that I shall not release
60you
, TBC 943 .nír' scar lámha díbh cor' ḟalaigh díden na
coilltedh íat fair, CCath. 195. Seescaraid.ní thall in gáeth
láma de / co foraim bága in bile`the wind withdrew not its
hand until it brought down the Tree's pride
' (of Bile Tortan),
Met. Dinds. iv 244.51 .
65(b)FO:do-beir láim fo undertakes :ni-s-tibrea liaig doenna
laim fo-m leiges-sa, PH 424 .in ni fo dard láimh, CCath. 1795.
lámh do tabhairt fán marbh ndíocháirdeach (sic leg.) bhíos i
bpurgadóir, dá ḟóirithin as, TSh. 4752 .tabhair mar thugais
roimhe / lámh fúm`deal with me', Dán Dé vi 33 .l. ¤ fo act of
70 undertaking :ba l. ¤ fámórobairsin, TBC St. 3830 .lām fo crābud
deduirn dūr, Arch. iii 306 § 4 .lámh fá othar mádh áil leo / is
beo ar n-a chrochadh dháibh [Dia]`if men wish to touch his
wounds
', but perh. ratherif men wish to attack the wounded,
Dán Dé xxvi 34 . Prov. of impossible undertakings:as
75trágadh lacha as a lār / lámh fa bhádhadh ratha an rígh,
IGT Decl. ex. 1036 .is lámh fa chraoibh nach cromann /
bheith réd chumann, DDána 4.5 .ríomh réadlann nó gainimh
ghil / . . . lámh fa ríomh a sochar sin, Content. xxviii 24. Cf.
tabraidh mo lamh fa comhall sin, ar Corbmac. ┐ donaisc orra
80amlaid sin swear by my hand, Ir. Texts iii 8.25 .
(c)FOR:l. ¤ for áirithe anundertaking certainofsuccess :
níor bó lámh for airidhe a n-ionnsaighidh muna luigheadh
líon lam . . . forra, FM v 1826.8 .ni bad lam ar airgthi
doibsium sin mana deonaiged in toichthi, Fen. 138.20 .
85 foceird láma for: foceirtt lamae fair she laid hands upon him,
Mon. Tall. 66. Cf. ro láiset láma do they arrested him, PH
3101. Of ordination:cuirfid . . . a lámha arna Lebhítibh,
Num. viii 10. Cf. ni comairleiced . . . dó cor lamha aire (.i.
dul do sacarbaic) cin foghlaim`put hand upon him' (i.e.on
Christ in the Eucharist), Trip. xlix 11 .atgeall in filidh lāmh
5for a dān to attempt, ZCP vii 305.6 .do-beir láim for (ar)
proposes,attempts :do beartsatt . . . laimh for imdhecht,
FM vi 1900.10 .gabaid láim (láma) for: si dobeir phoíc la
cech n-oendig dó, isí geibes láim for a chuit arranges, TBC
2180 .Gaileoin . . . .i. an trian nó ghebadh lamha for an dá
10trian oile fo ghail fon airredh (leg.airrigh) excelled, Leb.
Gab. 118.16 .Of course of actionundertakes: do ghabh lam
for an Easpain d'fágbhail, ML 44.2 .do gab E. lámh for
imtheacht d'fágbhail na h-innsi, ML 36.9 . Of persons enjoins
upon, the action enjoined usually being denoted byimm:
15 rogab A. lama (lam,v.l.) ar Perelass im ergi dochum in
cluichi sin ordered P., TTebe 2474 .in tan gaba lam forainn,
BB 418a51 gabais lāma for in úathad slúaigh robúi ina
ḟarrad im calma do dēnom, Fianaig. 86.23 .rogabhagh lamh
ar an oglach im dul dochum na teneadh, Ériu iii 156.31 .
20Also petitions :ragabsad T. uili . . . lama air um thuilleadh
fhís do denam doib`entreated that a further vision should be
made
', TTebe 4156 .ní rigise a les lam do gabail forainn
there is no need to ask us (to protect you), Celt. Rev. iii 314.6 .
Note also:ragab láim ar a araid (itbert re a giolla,v.l.) ara
25ngabad a eochu, TBC 3252 .ní ḟedabair an lá no an uair i
ngebthar lamh foraibh`a hand will be laid upon you', RC
xxv 388.17 .imm-beir láim for practises violenceon, see
imm-beir. Med. operateson:ro himred lámu . . . for Eogan
co mbí ina chinnte bás d'fhaghbáil do, SG 50.25 . Note
30also:a thaoibh-se ar a dtá mo lámh on which I rely(?), Dán
Dé xxv 43 .
(d)FRI:l. ¤ fri act ofavoiding,renouncing :lam fri idal
ṅglethech ṅgal(command against idolatry), SR 4845 .lāim
fri lochta, ZCP vi 264 § 9 .lam fri cath fri cēilide, Ériu ii
3556.9 .mithig l. ¤ corp (leg.fri corp) crédbhaidhe, FM ii 618.16 .
Asprep. beside :tainic laim re fiannbhoith mac mBrocain,
ZCP xi 40.11 .ealba fhiadh is eadh at conncas / cealga
Laoghaire láimh ria, PBocht 10.16 .rohadnaicedh laim re
haltóir (sic leg.) Chiarain, RC xviii 182.4 .tarr láimh riom,
40 Gen. xxvii 21 .muna raibh do dhearbhrathair láimh riot,
Deut. xxii 2. Also of motion alongby(see also under I (a)
above):lodar . . . laim re muir siar co rangadar Teach
nDuinn, Anecd. i 18.5 .doberat a lam fri h-Etail`skirted',
Aen. 138 .tar Dūn ac Loduin . . . / lāim re gach loch go Loch
45Rīach, ZCP viii 222 § 3 .a lam re fairrge co hAth Cliath,
RC xviii 51.26 =laimh fri faircce co rocht co hAth Cliath,
FM ii 1028.x . Note also:tug Muire láimh ris an leas / an
uile sháidh do shaidhbhreas`besides salvation', A. Ó Dálaigh
l 39. Also comparedwith:láimh re hAodh ó fhior eile / mion
50gach taom dá thaidhbhsighe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 64.159 .
ionnus nach fuil i n-uile ṡeanchus . . . láimh re seanchus na
hÉireann, Keat. i 44.22 .do-beir láim fri refuses,rejects :
na tabair laim frim(Potiphar's wife to Joseph), SR 3182.
Ofrenunciationofworld,sin,etc: dia mba maccleirech fa
55mām / tapuir lām fri holc, Arch. iii 319 § 87 .na hulca
imgabamít, is e in ecnai erailes ornn laim do thabhairt friu,
PH 6867 .do rad láimh ris an saoghal, TFrag. 204.2 .fo-
ácaib fri láim excepts: facbaim Concobur fri láim . . . dáig a
rige, LU 9217 ( FB 94 ).dochta do neoc[h] dálesdāil / fācbas
60(?) dáil n-éco fri lāimh, Fianaig. 10 § 3 . Note also:fa-
rácbaisemne fri láim deitsiu . . . nád ṅ-íurmais orguin we
stipulated
, BDD² 659 .scaraid láma fri desists from:roghabh
acc timchelladh in chaithmhīledh co nāro-scar lāmha fris go
ro eiderdelaigh a cenn rea chúilmēidhe, ZCP xiv 232.12 .ni
65rosccarsat lamha fris go ragbhatar an caistiall ar eigin,
Hugh Roe² 100.16 .Cf. dochuaid re láim he went security, O'C.
2157 ( Eg. 88,4a ).
(e)I:do budh dána dul le bréig / do chur lámh 'n-á (leg.
'n-a) leithéid`to resort to guile in attempting such a thing(?)',
70 Dán Dé xxi 21 .cuiris lámh i Mochuda ┐ tug go heasaontach
as an mainistir amach é seized, Keat. iii 1948 .dobeir láim i
láim neich becomes someone's vassal:ní thug a lámh a láimh
riogh occlach dob'fhearr treisi gniomh, ITS v 176.20 .ri Uladh
na n-iath solus / . . . dobhera se a lamh ad laimh / gidh be
75len b'ál gan t'anair, Ir. Texts ii 98 § 14. Hence acceptsthe
protectionofsomeone :tuc al-laim il-laim Ḟind, Acall. 5972.
Also shakes hands :nach tarmchillend Heriu óclách do neoch
do-beir a láim i llaim tigerna nach aichnid damsa, CRR
16.x .tuc a lam in a laim in la sin, Cog. 132.13 .go dtugsad
80uile a lámha iona láimh, ML 54.31 .
(f)ÍAR:l. ¤ íar cúl reserve force :gan lámh ar gcúl uile againn /
Muire dhún go n-agaill é`none of us having any support',
Dán Dé xix 18 . Withcúlu:cusna buidnib medonc[h]aib . . .
┐ cusin laim ar culu, CCath. 5771 .cinnas as áil duit techt
85i ndáil Medba . . . atágur l. ¤ ar cúl aci, LU 6154 ( TBC²
1669 ).
(g)IMM:gaibid láim imm manipulates :do ghabhadar na
fóirne . . . lámha um na leabhar-líontaibh, ML 46.24 .
(h)LA:do-beir láim la helps: is olc in lam tucadar na dee . . .
linn, Fier. 106 .móide do-bhéara láimh linn the more wilt
5thou help me
, Dán Dé xi 9 .ag tabhairt láimhe liom féin / a-tá
meise, xxii 17 .ní fhuil duine agam do-bhéaradh lámh liom,
TSh. 4735 .fo-ceird láim la with same meaning: nach áil cur
lámha lat`they will not help thee' (of Mary and mankind),
Dán Dé xix 25 .dlighidh cur a láimhe linn, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
10 251.52 .nior chuir an samhradh lámh linn, Rel. Celt. ii
232.35 .Cf. lámh muna chuire re a gcosg, PBocht 15.5 .l. ¤ la
help,assistanceto:lámh linn ar do bhreith ní bhia`to save me
will not be in thy power
', PBocht 13.38 .do ghuidh é(sic
leg.)fa lamh leis chum síobhail ró mhóir do bhí na éigean air
15do dhéanamh, ZCP ii 558.22 .as maith an tráth láimhe
linn / is cách ré'r ndáin[n]e ag doichill, Ériu v 52.15 .
(i)TAR:fochertar lama tairis they seized him, LU 5941
( TBC² 1475 ).do-beir láim tar takes possessionofusually by
force:co tarad láim dar Corco Loígi, Anecd. i 13.21 .co tarat
20laim dar hIffern(of Christ harrowing hell), SR 7772 .tuc-som
laim tarsan tir ┐ do lomarced leis . . . hi, Ann. Conn. 1249.2 .
dochoid A. . . . do índriudh innd idhoiltige ┐ doberait laim
tairis, LL 402b31 ( TTr.² 505 ).tugad l. ¤ tar na luathcrechaib
soir go slioschlár sluag Mhaonmaige they were carried off.
25 Caithr. Thoirdh. 53.39 .do rat lá[i]m dar a longphort, Arch.
Hib. ii 72 § 31 .tuc sisi lamh tar an mbiorar báoi for an
sruth, Buile S. 82.22 . Note also with pl.láma:tabraiter
láma tairis let him be seized, LU 5937 ( TBC² 1471 ).do-beir
láim tar a agaid.Of person waking from sleep:itraacht C.
30. . . asa chotlud ┐ dobert l. ¤ dar a agid, TBC 2495 .do-icc tar
láma violates,disobeys :ticcedh thrá Suibhne tar lamha an
chleirigh, Buile S. 175.20 .
IVIn phrases with preceding prep. (and freq. vb.): (a)DI:
ceb é tan no ghebhudh dia lámh fair`whensoever he should
35receive the eucharist from him
', Lism. L. 2886 .rogab
comaind ┐ sacarbaic do laim Tassaig espoic, IT i 22.2 . Of
reception of viaticum:téit Comhgall docum nimhe . . . do
laimh Ailbhe, Lism. L. 2883 .co nabail dia laimh (i.e.
Mochuda) iar mbreith buadha o dhemhan ┐ ó dhomhan(i.e.
40he died after receiving viaticum from M.), BNnÉ 295.9 .
sáeraid di lámaib liberates from :amail soersai Abram / de
lamaib na Caldae, Fél. Ep. 456 .rosoirad in chathir di
lamaib assar, Ml. 61d2 . Seesáeraid.
(b)DO:gaibid do (orig. di ?) láim undertakes :ro erb M. fris
45frestal na hatha. Ro gab-sum sin do laim undertook, Fél.
Pref. 12.10 .ro ghabh do láim . . . athaghidh [in muilind],
Lism. L. 1969 .rogab Cuipidh do laim o Uenir inni sin, Aen.
387 .do gab . . . Domnall . . . do laim é, Cog. 174.18 .gabh-
maitne do laim iatsom`we shall take them in hands', Caithr.
50CC. 63 .do gab du laim cin toidecht i n-agaid mac Ruaidri
aris, Ann. Conn. 1225.17 .gabh do láimh i ló na héigne / . . .
bheith ós ar gcionn mar chrann díona, PBocht 10.49 .
sibh-se . . . gabas do láim an t-eolas who profess learning,
Content. xviii 10. Note also:do ghabhadar do láimh dhó
55nách roichfeadh . . . tochradh a dtigearna tairsibh`they
pledged themselves to him
', ML 116.8 .rogab H. do láim ón
tṡiair sein, LL 226b40 `accepted that charge', TTr. 707 .téit
(do-icc) do láim goes tocommunion :oc techt do laim at
the Communion
, Thes. ii 254.14 (Stowe Missal).in tan na
60tiagar do láim dia domnaig, tiagar dia dhardaín ina dhegaid,
Rule of Tall. 15 .fecht n-aill do B. ic techt do Laim in
epscuip quadam die accessit B. ut Eucharistiam sumeret de
manu episcopi
, Lat. Lives 84.15 .gab do lāim / cen tabairt
ngotha ar fer ngráid / . . . lēic don churp bīs ina lāim, Arch.
65 iii 222.18 .ni dlegar escómlad cen dol do lāim(`without
being shriven
'), Aisl. MC 23.9 .as mitidh a n-anmain De
techt do laim`it is time . . . to go to communion', RC xxvi 374.11
=do thāed do lāim`for you to take food(?)', Ériu i 44.24 .
ic techt do láim in epscuip(`confess'), Thr. Hom. 80.21 .
70 téit . . . Gillas . . . do churp Crist annsin do laimh Brenainn,
BNnÉ 84.14 .sacairt ic dol do laim celebrating mass, Grail
1326 .
(c)FO. In various uses withtéit:téid an bhuidhen fó
láimh`submitted', ALC ii 350.12 .otcondai[r]c . . . na hairberta
75móra sin do thecht fo laim lé Césair being undertaken, CCath.
2389 .gur bhó heiccen do . . . dul fa lámhaibh legh(of
surgical operation), FM vi 2232.21 . Seesíned.téit fo láim
n-epscoip receives confirmation :ní thic comlāine in spirta
nóim mane tē fó láim n-epscoip īar mbathus, Ériu i 218.24 .
80 confirmatio,no dul fa laimh easpuig, Luc. Fid.² 3688 .Cf.
Siluestar ap na cathrach / eirg fo [a] laim ar is rathmar,
Fél. 46.29 (where however penance may be intended).
fo láim in thepowerof, at thediscretionof:baí sé seacht-
muine ina othairlighe fo lamhaibh legh, FM vi 2116.2 .tug
85Dia fád láimh féin lesúghadh do thabhairt uait nó gan a
thabhairt, Mac Aingil 3521 .fuair bás fánar lámhaibh, TSh.
5591. Hence subordinateto:guibernōir ar leith fo lāimh in
ierla uassa, Fl. Earls 96.14 . Of swearing :gebatsa a luige
fó láim Chiaráin by C., LL 274a16 ( SG 416.5 ).lúghu fo láim
rig Caisil`by the hand of', BR 70.3 .
5(d)FOR.for láim x besidex:asber fris suide for láim
Findabrach, TBC² 1532 ( LU 6001 ).robéosa fort láimsiu,
Fél. Prol. 273 .fer buí for láim Airt, ZCP viii 310.7 .Cf.
alaile for laim n-ainsedo`another agreeing with(?) the accus-
tive
', Ml. 23c21 .Hence ofpossession,control: nach raibh ar
10láimh ní fa nimh in his possession, A. Ó Dálaigh 1(50) 10 .do
bhí ar a láimh é d'fheithimh it was in His power to watch it,
PBocht 21.33 .a bailte móra ar a láimh, Rel. Celt. ii 182.14 .
do-beir for láim placesat thedisposalof:dos bert for láim
Eogain, IT i 81.20 .tug a' Gen. na caisléin an boili ┐ na
15braighde ar lāimh a' Ninntius, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 46.13 .an
tan tug ar láimh na heaguilsi eochracha cengail ┐ sgaoilte
cháich, Mac Aingil 179 . Note also:beir an dall ar láimh
libh`take the blind man by the hand with thee', A. Ó Dálaigh
vi 9. Of imprisonment:do cunnbhad ar laimh é gur fháguibh
20a dheic bhliaghna fichead d'aois, Rel. Celt. ii 162.21 .do
bhi an ri san nam sin ar laimh aga naimhdibh .i. Parlameint
Shagsan, 202.31 .Cf. dan-indnacht ar láim`by the hand',
Blathm. 90 § 3.
(e)FRI.fri láim onbehalfof,deputizingfor:is e Niall . . . ro
25gab rigi nErenn . . . acht cheana is é Brian ba tuairgnid catha
fri[a] laim side`in his stead', RC xxiv 180.7 .tigerna airthir
Connacht fri lāimh a athar acting for his father, FM ii 836. 10 .
With difft. meaning:nochar gabhadh re lāimh T. T. was
unassailable
, ZCP viii 225.2 .nech padh calmai fri laim
30imbertai cloidib when it came to swordplay, RC xii 72.22 .
(f)I:gaib id lāim mo fāesam airtho undertake, TBC² 409.
i láim captive,subservient(to): i láimh atú i ttalmhain, Dán
Dé xii 7 .minic mē a láim acc dreasaibh, KMMisc. 352 § 7.
do marbad U. isin lam-sin`captivity', Ann. Conn. 1270.7 .
35 mé mar bhráighid bhíos i láimh, Dán Dé iii 32 .Aedh . . . do
bí illiamh (leg.illáimh) sa chaislén, AU ii 466.18 .grádh mná
'ga bhfuilim i láimh, Dánta Gr. 8.5 .is fiacha i láimh / na
féich ar a bhfuil admháil as good as paid, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
162.13 .do thuaslucud chimmeda bai illāim oc ríg qui erat in
40vinculis apud regem, Lat. Lives 80.11 . Also inpl.:ro gabad
annsin Marcus Crasus, ┐ tucad il-lámhaibh é docum airechta
na Partecdha, CCath. 136. Also with gen.:cá láimh ataí, a
rioghain? I láimh Anadail mic Rí Conchend . . . ar sí, ITS
v 54.8 .tugas grádh éagmhaise d'Eoin . . . / 'na láimh tharla
45an rí [dá] réir`he can make the Lord obey him', PBocht 27.1 .
caide . . . an bean i rroibe mo mac sa laim (na laim,v.l.),
TTebe 2125 .tuc i lláim Michil . . . in imerci sin, Ériu iv 118
§ 36 . With same meaning:a leith a lámh bítt na mná so
[do]gres`are always obedient to her', Maund. 135.
50In extended sense:ón bhan-óigh do bheith im láimh / budh
dáigh breith ar anóir [uainn] my winning regard is likely, the
Virgin being on my side
, Dán Dé xxiii 39 .do bhí sise im
láimh gach laoi she has always been by my side, 40 .beid go
luinneach im láimh thall`shall be active for me' (of saints),
55 xxv 69 .
(g)IMM:atbert int aingel friu ni de min do chummisc doib
ar an im . . . arna toitsitis an aes penda immallama die on
their hands
, Mon. Tall. 73.
(h)SECH:léim sech láim false leap(?) LL 307a12 ( SG 386.23 ).
60 nichat léicfider sech láim(of a sword)thou wilt not be laid
aside
, RC xx 12 § 21 .ná léicetsom sech láimh neglect, LL
301a48 ( SG 373.y ). ?conralta dibh sech laim, Anecd. ii
63.10 .
(i)TAR:tar láim.In oathsby: dar láimh do chinn ┐ do
65choise, Gadelica i 44.302 .dar láimh Moling, Ó Bruad. i
54 § 5 .tar láma(ib) inspiteof:ro chongaibh an Breifne gan
baoghlucchadh tar lamhaibh a chomharsan, FM v 1804.15 .
Legal:i slanuibh dochuaidh an duine . . . ┐ tar a lama tecar
. . . tiachtain tara lamuibh, O'C. 393 ( H.3.18,220a ).tiachtan
70fo'n cundrad tar do láma`in violation of thy security', Laws
v 508.16 Comm .
V Adv.phrases.a láim i láim fromhandtohand :á tinnacul
a llaim hillaim, Ml. 96d6 .l. ¤ (láim) ar láim equally balanced :
dá mbeith an ní láimh ar láimh / idir Eoghan is Conn cáidh,
75 Content. xviii 35. Also:comhraicis Iollann ar a' traigh /
Maghnus lamh ar laimh`hand to hand', Duan. Finn ii 326
§ 31 .d'óenláim together,unanimously :d'oen láim, LL
296b30 .érgit slúaig Ulad innáig / ┐ a n-ardrí d'oenláim,
299a1 ( SG 368.1 ).nach maithfidhe le Dia dháibh / go ria a
80n-aithrighe d'énláimh, O'Gr. Cat. 467.4 .fo láim secretly:
co ndechaid fein as fo laim, Ann. Conn. 1278.6 .maidhm for
Maghnus dana ┐ é fén do dul [as] fo laim`secretly effected his
escape
', FM iii 452.17 .gabais reime fó láim for lergaib in
tsléibe`privily', SG 381.2 ( RC xiii 92.20 ).l. ¤ fri láim sideby
85 side :in cailli selga noghabhdais dosreathdais 'na uirtimcill
lamh fria laim, Marco P. 89. Note also:lecit sírthi fo cricha
na Camandi ┐ in lamh ag aroile dhibh`keeping near one
another
', Marco P. 10 .(ó) láim do (co) láim oneandall :do
chuala a chloinn láimh do láimh, DDána 46.10 .leis na
haingle ó láimh go láimh, 38.20 .tucsam lughi lámh do
5láimh / fian meic Cumuill einechnair, Acall. 1443 .l. ¤ tar láim:
do chuirsead fós lámh tar láimh clú a bh-feadhma ar fud
an domhain`upon all hands', Misc. Celt. Soc. 374.17 .
cacha láma (láime) oneither side :secht cumala gacha
laime go tri nonbura, Laws iv 234.9 .annam lend aithled
10cecha lama itiaid-siu, LL 286b15 .Gall faoi ┐ Gall gacha
láimhe dhó, Ériu i 87.14 .gadaidhe gach láimhe leis, Dán Dé
xx 24 .breac beó gacha lámha leis / dála an dá eó nír indeis,
IGT Decl. ex. 2135. Cf.in literal sense:do bheredh cend
gacha láma would take a head in either hand, Caithr. Thoirdh.
15 75.30 .
Innn. pr.:Lām-fri-hēc, Mug láma, see Corp. Gen. Lámh
Ghábhaid, Cóir Anm. 280 .L. ¤ Luath, Acall. 7476. Cf. Lám
áed`hand Aed' (as nickname), Trip. 200.7 .
COMPDS. Withnouns: ¤ aire, see separate article. ¤ anart
20 napkin :teagh budh lonnraighe lámhanart, Studies 1924,
244 § 22 . ¤ arm, used of small weapon which a warrior took
to bed with him for use in emergency:lámh-arm gach laoich
ar a leabaidh, ML 76.10 . ¤ brat:lambratgl.mantile, Sg.
172a3 . gl.gausape, 128a1 , 3 . ¤ bréit towel :nipsa lambreid
25lamhglanta, Anecd. ii 60.7 . ¤ bró handquern: ni meath log-
einech ar ithlaind ┐ lambroin, Laws v 88.11 Comm . ¤ chartad
` masturbation ' O'Dav. 1474 .in sesmac pectac imorro le
lamhcartad dogeibh a toil, BCrólige 29 . ¤ chlaideb:cen arm
occaib . . . acht lamcloidmi becca bidis ina lamaib, BB
30 439b2 . ¤ chloc:iseal a treoir in tan is lamclog(gl.aistreóir),
Laws v 22.8. Comm . ¤ chloch:gebid lamhcloich do lár
thalman dar bo lán a glac, TBC 1181 . ¤ chomart clappingof
handsingrief,lamentation :darindidar lam-chomairt mor ┐
nual-guba dearmair, YBL 147b8 .lámchomairt . . . ┐ basghari
35do mathrechaib, LB 141a3 .lamcomairt .i. basgaire, O'Dav.
1193 .oenach ina lamcomarthae in quo ignis ┐ tonitru
similitudine die judicii.ind lamhcomart hi feil Michel
dianepred in tene di nim, AU i 240.1 - 2(A.D. 771)= FM
i 370.15 .in chantaicc Solomon ┐ ind Lámchomairt libuir
40Ieremiae Book of Lamentations, Hib. Min. 26 § 186.
¤ chongnam:gan lāmh-chongnamh ar doman, Fl. Earls 72.15 .
¤ chor:lámhchara .i. lamhchora .i. cur láimhe ar ní, O'Cl.
(cf. BB 419a25 below).corugud (sic leg.) cach cuaille iar
n-uachtar, ┐ lamcur doib co nach urfaema in (sic leg.) talam
45`they are pushed down by the hand', Laws iv 112.11 .dorinne
lamhchur air laying on of hands, Keat. iii 1603 . ¤ chorrán:
rolá . . . lāmhcorrán iarnaidhi [uada] d'fastudh na luinge
`grappling-irons' CCath. 2083 . ¤ chrann. Of part of a harp:
olc a l. olc a corr, Measgra D. 7.121 . ¤ chruit:a lámh-chruit
50do leiséaghuinn, Gleanings 115 § 12 . ¤ déraigthe(cf. dérgud).
In phr.ar feis leptha ┐ láimdéraighthe incohabitation :do
berdais a ndaermná (sic leg.) ar feis lepta ┐ láimhdhéraidhthi
daib, ZCP viii 545.21 = TBC 1738 - 40 .is and sin ro ḟaietar
(sic leg.) in lánamain sin ar feis leaptha ┐ láimhdheraighthi,
55 Acall. 821. Cf. 7842 . ¤ día household god,idol :tuc lea lámdeo
á athar(of Rachel), SR 3016 .fethal uasal no laimdia, O'C.
572 ( H.3.18,285 ).beir leat t'athair Anachis ┐ do mac ┐ do
bean ┐ do laimdea, Aen. 578 .tabhraidh láimhdhia chugaibh,
┐ adhraidh dhó, Keat. i 142.43 . ¤ dóe (dóit):lámdoti na
60laechraidi, LL 235a22 ( TTr. 1345 ). ¤ écht:an t-iarla ó
Lúcan . . . / triath is iomdha láimhéachta, Ó Bruad. iii 144.z .
¤ fheidm manual effort :tar lám-fheadhmannaib na laoch, ML
46.26 . ¤ ḟile:Feidhlime Ruadh . . . / gá togha is dírighe do
luadh gach láimhfhile poet with a patron(?), Hackett² 43.4 .
65 ¤ ḟrestal:láimhfhreastal sámhghasda saoitheadh, Hackett²
28.234 . ¤ ḟritheolad:do láimh-fritheoladh Choncubhair`to
deal with C.
,' CRR² 82.x . ¤ gaí:gur tholl an lamh-gai an
luireach, MR 286.1 . ¤ gésca twig :lamgesca mora, RC x 74.3 .
¤ glanad:lambreit lamghlanta, Anecd. ii 60.17 . ¤ glés wringing
70ofhands :mor lámchomart ┐ láimglés . . . fógensat cumala,
Alex. 389 .ro crochtha oca he isin laimgles doroindi, YBL
172b18 = SG 74.4 . ¤ lecc:imbertside na lamlecca foraib, LU
4966 ( TBC² 479 ). ¤ nert:re cumas láimhneirt, Oss. iii 264.14 .
¤ maide:na soighde, ┐ na lámhmhaideadha, Ezech. xxxix 9.
75 ¤ rinda:lamrinda nó luathrinda .i. ligatura inter diversas
picturasgl.plectas( 1 Kings vii 29 ), Thes. i 1.30 . See
lúathrinde. ¤ rót(a) by-road: lamróta .i. iter da ṡligid, Thr. Ir.
Gl. 38 =lāmrotae, Corm. Y 1082 =lomrottea, laimroitea,
Corm. Bodl. 36.38 .lamhrod .i. ród láimh le ród eile, O'Cl.
80 mad for rot mor . . . mad for laim raitib becaib, O'C. 2004
( H.4.22,31 ). ¤ scaíled manumission: mic mhuinntire, ar nach
déantar lámhsgaoileadh, TSh. 5121 . ¤ scíath small shield :
tú ar láimh-sgiath lá an ghuasochta, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 4.
trí chéud láimhsciath, 1 Kings x 17 . ¤ scor:gursad . . .
85lúthmhar ar lámsgor`till our hand teams are . . . spirited',
CRR² 62.12 . ¤ smacht:na mic nach bí sgaoilte ó lámh-smacht
a n-aithreach, TSh. 5122 . ¤ thapadh:tuc in t-iarla lamtapadh
laechda . . . fora cloidim, ZCP vi 274.32 . As name of Conall
Cernach's shield:Lamthapad Conaill Chernaig, LL 12508.
¤ thargair .i. oirchi beg no mesan`i.e.a small hound or lapdog',
5 O'Dav. 1153. Cf. lamtairrṅgir, O'Don. 2226 ( Nero A vii,
152b ). ¤ thoca. As comicn. pr. Lonidh mac Lamthoca,
Anecd. ii 55.x , perh. for ¤ thoccad. ¤ thomuslit. hand-
measurement :tugador dhá fhorghomh . . . do na leabhar-
armaibh lámh-thómais with their weapons at arm's length(?),
10 ML 136.7 . ¤ thorad handiwork, what isproducedbyweaving,
sewing, etc.as opposed tofrithgnam:abras . . . .i. lamt[h]orud
inailte, Corm. Y 90 .ben lamtoruid`a woman of profitable
handicraft
', BCrólige 31 .leath do mnai a etach no lamtorad
snithiu handiwork consisting of spun material(of what is due
15to a woman when separating from husband), Laws ii 372.15 .
See Thurn., ZCP xv 340 - 1 . See alsosníthe. As comicn. pr.:
Lenn ingen Lamthora (Lamthoraidv.l.), Anecd. ii 56.2 .
¤ thúag:lámtuaggl.hoc manuale, Ir. Gl. 857 . ¤ thort. Fig. of
warrior:lamtort n-irgala uae beolaig Bressail, Ält. Ir. Dicht.
20 i 22 § 2 .meic Labradha lamhtort n-irghalach, LL 393a54 .
Withadjj.(many of the follg. are applied to individuals as
sobriquets). ¤ daith nimble-handed . Of Cú Chulainn:an
lāmdhait[h], Fianaig. 42.y . ¤ derg:Lugaid lámderg, Mac
Carthy 176 § 6 . RC xx 136.20 . Frequ. of Leinster and
25Leinstermen:ri coicid lámdeirg Lagen, CRR 26.7 . DDána
100.26 . ¤ des:Loarn laimdheas, Todd Nenn. cv.z . Asn. pr.
=Manus Dextera, Reeves Ad. 136.z . ¤ dóitech. As comic
n. pr.:Lámdóiteach mac Lethircind`Wristy-hand', Aisl. MC
77.22 . ¤ échtach:Mac Lugach [lámechtach], Acall. 227 .re
30Lúghaidh lámhéachtaicc Lágha, Flower Cat. 401.z . ¤ ḟíal:
ó C[h]orc . . . lāimhf[h]īal, Ériu ix 177.4 . ¤ ḟind:Lugóir . . .
lámfind, LL 2428. Asn. pr. Láimhḟionn is Lámhghlas, Keat.
ii 523 . ¤ ḟota:is hé . . . leithinchind lamfota, TBC 5400. In
n.pr. Lug(aid) Lámḟota: airemh Logha Lamhfoda for na
35Fomhoraibh, TBC St. 570. As nickname:Osbrit lamfota,
BDD 116 . ¤ gel:Lughach laimgheal, Duan. Finn ii 72 § 22.
Fiachaidh láimh-gheal, ML 86.24 . ¤ garb:Mani L., RC xiv
426.10 = xxiv 276.16 . ¤ gerrtha:laochraidh láimh-ghearrtha,
TSh. 6610 . ¤ glan:a degmic lāmglain Lūachāin, BColm.
40 50.17 . ¤ glas:Láimhḟionn is Lámhghlass, Keat. ii 523 . ¤ grod:
go lámh-ghrod dian, Oss. iv 132.22 . ¤ idan:d'Aengus Laimh-
iodhan, Anecd. ii 37 § 2 . ¤ licthe:nadh bi lamlicthi(of a food-
rent), O'C. 880 ( H.3.18,393b ). ¤ nertmar:go m-biadh sé
láimhneartmhar go leor, Oss. iii 268.19 . ¤ rúad:Lugaid
45Lamruad, RC xx 136.24 . ¤ thapaid:ina laem loinrech lasa-
main lamthapaid, Ann. Conn. 1256.6 .go leidhmheach lámh-
tapaidh, FM vi 2072.15 . ¤ thenn:fear láimh-theann, Oss.
iv 110.2 .ad lamchara laímhtheanna . . . bar trenmilídh,
BB 419a25 .
50Withvb. gaibidin artificial formation:nondalámgabagl.
mancipare, Ml. 43a2 .

lámacán n[o,m.] (lám) creepingon allfours :in tan rogabh
lamacan(of the child Hercules), BB 416a33 .roi bói Mac con
ina náidhin . . . Ró étla . . . ara lamha[can](lamacan, BB 254a16 )
55 do shaighi na con, Cóir Anm. 71 .do dhéna tú lámhagán a
meadhon an laoi, Deut. xxviii 29. lámhagan`gropeing', Eg.
Gl. 528. lamaccan remigacio(?reptatio, Stokes), Ir. Gl. 916.

1 lámach adj o, ā(lám):ruc do chaithrib costud clarach / cossach
lāmach lethansciathach he warred on cities(?) with boards and
60feet and hands and broad shields
, Bruchst. i 6 § 4 ( IT iii 3 § 7 ).
Cf. a cammāin . . . ūarlāmaig, Bruchst. i33 § 74 . Seecam.corr,crín.

2 lámach n o(lám) (a) handling,skillwithweapons (or always in
sense (b) ?):nim laéch gan l. ¤ , TBC 3045 .bud croderg al-
lamach, CRR 30.y .ar beodacht ┐ ar l. ¤ , AU ii 362.1 .lucht
65gacha lamaigh, ZCP vi 24.y .ní chuala ar lámhach Logha/
leithéid lámhaigh Murchadha I have heard naught of the feats
of L. to compare with M.'s
, DDána 85.50 .ar thoradh luais
ná lámhaigh, Comp. Con C. 120.10 .
(b) hurling(of missiles),shooting(of firearms): luath-urcair
70lamhaigh, MR 116.16 .foircend lámhaig target, Corm. Tr.
109 (note by Mac Fir Bisigh).tarla dhamh lámhach dar
leam / do ḟeadur as é m'ḟuigheall, IGT Decl. ex. 1361
( Prolegomena 42 ).lámhach éigrinn, DDána 82.14 .trí
soighde go séan lámhaigh, 78.12 .go ro chaith i mbaoí do
75phudar . . . la lionmuire a lámhaigh, FM vi 2072.19 .lámhach
líge / lámhach gaethe, léaghamh líne(attributes of chief),
Keat. Poems 766 - 7 .ag lámhach bonnsach ┐ biorghaoitheadh,
TSh. 524. tugaidh lāmhach uaibh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 36.7 .
ag lámhach re bogha, Ps. lxxviii 9 .lucht lámhuigh`the
80shooters
', 2 Sam. xi 24 . In phrases:l. ¤ laeich: ba nert níad
┐ bá l. ¤ láich lais(of Achilles), LL 244a26 `hero's hurling',
TTr. 2036 .is gal curadh, is lamach laech lais, Aen. 754.
lúth is lámhach vigour and marksmanship:dias . . . do chind
ar luth ┐ ar lamach do chach uli`in activity and sure aim', Ann.
85Conn. 1281.4 .mná is macraidh / ag déanamh lūidh is lámuigh,
O'Gr. Cat. 508.6 .fras lámhaig volley: do sgaoilsead frais
lāmhaigh i n-aon uaim, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 15.27 .do sgaoileadh
frasanna lāmhaigh friu, 34.14 .do sgaoileadh lámhach riú,
45.7 .Cf. gabhait . . . ar beith ag comhscaoiledh lāmhoigh
re aroile(part of pyrotechnic display), Fl. Earls 188.14 .
5?amail carr a tabair (a mberar) lámhach / tria condall
fand fērach, Corm. Y 944.