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1 lebar adj o, āalsolebair i long,tall,extensive;supple,pliant,
50 flowing .
Of persons:Lugaid lodan l. ¤ longleimendach, IT iii 71 §
27 .is mé comh leabhair, comh modhamhail, comh breágh
seo, ZCP v 210 ( Midn. Court 228 ). In pejorative sense,
lanky: is imdha abhus laech leabhair, BCC 284.7 .
55Of parts of the body:iadhais a lamha leabra . . . tairis,
TBC 3921 (Stowe).in mong l. ¤ , Ériu v 22.3 .a Chaitir
fhíona an fhuilt leabhair, PBocht 18.36 .'s dá dhá geal-
ghlaic leabhra lúith, Dánta Gr. xxxii 19 .muinéal leabhar,
Keat. Poems 885 .a basa taise laga leabhaire, 91 .féach mo
60chomm! nach leabhair mo chnámha? ZCP v 211 ( Midn.
Court 237 ).
Of objects:lenti lebra, Cog. 160.x .i lluing lebair, SG
265.4 .ar lanna léapra, Duan. Finn ii 14 § 46 .gach tunna
leabar lantrom / lomlan do linn, Ir. Texts ii 2 § 10 .a
65mhionn leabhar solas saor(to the Cross), DDána 2.7 .long-
bhárca leabhra`graceful long ships', Sc. G. St. iv 64 § 21.
bróg lebhar pliant,soft , IGT Decl. § 172.
Of verse:roinn leabhra`smooth quatrains', Ériu ix 164
§ 18 .im láid lebuir, Met. Dinds. iv 70.7 . Of places and
70geographical features:Ua Bricc Bregain ōn licc leabair,
IT iii 73 § 32 .do rí Lacha Léin lebhair, BR 256.y .do
shiublus-sa in cruinne / ó tháeb leabhar gach thuinne,
Anecd. i 34 § 74 .i ccríochuibh leabhra Lochlann, ITS v
166.18 .do ní tráigh do thuinn leabhair, Dán Dé xxviii 39 .
75Of periods of time:gairid le fer an lá leabhar / an fedh
atá ag treabhadh túair, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 240.111 .is an ló
leabhair, DDána 98.25 .
Equative:librithir gabla a lamha, Anecd. iv p. xiv 25
( Corm.s.v.Prull < 23 N 10 ).Compar. secht ṅgerrchochaill . . .
80imbi, girri cech n-úachtarach, libru cach n-íchtarach, MU²
627. Cf. Aisl. MC 43.24 .teagh budh leabhra gile lámh
`where white hands were longer', Studies 1924, 244 § 22 .
Frequent as the second element of a compound, see
s.vv. folt,slat,taeb,tét,lán,sith.
85COMPDS. Usually merely for alliteration and adding little if
anything to the meaning. (a) With nouns. ¤ arm:dona leabhar-
armaibh lámhthómhais, ML 136.7 . ¤ barcc:eter línib lebur-
barcc`long-keeled', Ériu iv 96 § 17 .a long ┐ a leburbarc, Aen.
246 . ¤ bas:cuilg leonta a leabharbhas, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 226.10 .
¤ buiden:do gabhadh longphort . . . ag na leabharbhuidh-
5nibh, ML 74.13 . ¤ chúaille long stake:do léigedh grithgháir
adhbhalmhór aca ag faicsin na laochchenn arna leabar-
chuaillibh, Comp. Con C. 133.4 . ¤ geimel:Laigin ina
lebargemlib, Bruchst. i 17 § 32 . ¤ long:gu Luimneach
na leaburlong, BB 31b32 . ¤ mong:Labraid l., LU 3669
10( SC 33 ).Cf. Met. Dinds. iii 202.28 . ¤ pentolsees.v. pentol.
¤ thét:um na lebar-t[h]ēduib, ML² 684 . ¤ thír:riarugud
íarthuir tuaisceirt in domain [.i.] . . . lebartíre lethanḟoda
Lochlann, CCath. 119 . ¤ thúath:no thallad dáil chét for
mael cech cnama. is de dogarar in cúan / Port Láirge na
15leborthuáth, LL 22399.
(b) With adjj. ¤ búan:go ró Lochluinn leabharbhua[i]n,
Caithr. CC § 45 (27.9) . ¤ chas:is . . . leabhar-chas laomdha
. . . / a carn-fholt long and curly, Keat. Poems 67 . ¤ daingen:
a mbārca luatha leabar-dhaingne, ML² 650 . ¤ fhairsing:long
20. . . leabhar-fhairrsing`broad-spread', ITS i 50.x . ¤ gasta
long and dexterous, long and easily manoeuvred(?):tuc in
ingen a laim leabargasta amach assa cóim, Acall. 5941
(leabairgil,v.l.).a laoidhenga leabargasda, L. Chl. Suibhne
19 . ¤ gel:in gach láimh leabhairghil`fair graceful hand',
25 Ériu ix 165 § 24 . ¤ thécht:d'ass rothécht, d'ass nāt ro-
thecht, d'ass lebarthecht, Aisl. MC 101.9 (`long and clotted,
viscous
', Gloss.). ¤ thromm:trí monga liathghlasa leabhar-
throma . . . forra, ML 120.1 .
(c) With adjj. derived from nouns. ¤ chlannach:re
30h-anaicentacht leis na lend-brat . . . lebar-clannach`wide-
folded
', MR 180.13 . ¤ choimsech longandpowerful :sretha . . .
do rāmhuib lān-mīne leb[ar]-choimseacha, ML² 655 . ¤ chulpa-
tach:léne leburchulpatach long-hooded, BDD² 8 . ¤ laidsech:
lúirech leburlaidsech nā cotūn comdluta, Fianaig 98.2 . ¤ léin-
35tech. Assubst. oneclothedin along tunic :in lebur-lenteac[h]
Lauan, BB 237a20 . ¤ mailgech:ba lebormailgech anúas(of
eyes), Ir. Texts i 33.8 . ¤ mongach:do leomannaibh lebur-
mongacha, Ériu iii 166 § 22 .ech . . . lebormongach . . .
scúaplebor, LU 8668 ( FB 50 ). ¤ rennach:leabhairreannach
40`limbertipped' (of pens), Studies 1923, 597 § 3 .

2 lebar xseelebor.

lebarda adj io, iā(lebor). Alsoleburda,libarda. bookish, of or
belongingtobooks;learned,lettered :libardaibgl.lib[e]ralibus
(artibus), Sg. 1a1 (glossator confusesliberaliswithlibrarius).
45 aneoch ro facaib da degsairi l. ¤ dara heis, Laws iii 88.9 Comm .
(Introd. to Lebar Aicle).gin eolus l. ¤ aigi, no gin lebar
in[a] fiadnaise, O'C. 2275 ( Eg. 88,20 ) (of giving judgment).
leisin ughdaras l. ¤ written authority, ibid. in tuatha foghladha
(= foglama) no in tuatha leabarda learned, O'C. 2291 ( Eg. 88 22a ).
50 lucht foglam[a] leaburda, CCath. 5079 .a n-as toisseach
iar n-urd lebhurda`book order', Auraic. 66.

lebargním ind=lórgním,q.v. s.v. lór.

lebedán n o,m.(Lat. loanword) Alsolibedán. Leviathan: l. ¤ ,
Ml. 122a7 .indiongair . . .atro giallsat leuedhan, Blathm. 966
55(see note).manid in leuidán timchella in ndomon adchomaic
a erball do thóchur in betha tara chend, LU 6939 ( BDD § 56 ).
garbconghair . . . na milmór ┐ na libedhan, CCath. 4334.
ro choraigh [Dia] airchindech airithe do na hulib dúilib . . .
in lebedan do na bratanaib, PH 6383 .iasg ingnad . . . darab
60ainm lūath libedān, Ériu iii 145 § 24 (:sāl).rōin ┐ lifidhna
. . . ┐ ilpíasta . . . na fairrgi, 156 § 9 .ba slugadh libheagáin ar
láiniasgach, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 10.4 .amhail libheadhān
lánmhór lánathlamh fá ilphiasdaibh . . . na hāibhēise,
Eachtra Uill. 1134.

65 leblaing xseelingid.

lebor n o,m.(Lat.liber) Also withli-,liu-. In later lang.lebar,
lio- m., IGT Decl. § 75 .l. ¤ quasilibora libro , Corm. Y 816.
(a) book,volume (as physical object):ainm do teig liubair,
Ir. Gl. p. 70 .ina téig libuir, PH 925 .astal .i. gai liubuir,
70 O'Mulc. 96 .ónd úair . . . oslaices Héli in l. ¤ do forcetol
na n-anmand, LU 2274 ( FA 33 ).ro fothaig [Palladius] . . .
Cell Fine i farcaib a libru, Lat. Lives 50.4 .libair bána /
leisa ngabar salmthrátha blessed books, SG 52.2 .nach
comartha aithrige dam . . . mo uli lebar do badud? PH 2243.
75 tuc in t-espuc in lebar for aird ┐ atbert tital in libair, 25 .
tuitid a liobhair . . . / . . . i n-íochtar an aigéin / gan díoth na
litre as lugha, Dán Dé iv 23 . Folld. by qualifyinggen.:
leabhar . . . slighedh aroad-book,itinerary , SG 23.17 .lebhar
aithffrindgl.missale, Ir. Gl. 853 .ṡailm ┐ orthain filet isin
80libar espuic a pontifical, LB 277a61 .in lebhar sochair sea
do Chonall`Book of Dues', Misc. Celt. Soc. 22.6 .mo leabhar
glaice / d'airitmetig orduighthe`handbook', Studies 1923,
598 § 7 .
(b) book,volume,partof abookin sense ofwritten docu-
85ment,treatise: scribinnd ind libur-so(recte libuir) `(the day)
of writing this book', Wb. 15a30 .dorimther hí libur Essaiae
á scel-so, Ml. 16c10 .i llibur iudicum, 104a7 .mad forcenn
libuir nach magen i mbethamenindib, 2d1 .ised inso . . .
tosach ind libuir, Tur. 39 .a thitol re cach libur, Sg. 2a8 .
l. ¤ airissen`a book of chronicles', 106b15 .fastus .i. l. ¤ , 106b19 ,
5 cf. 18 .tar hési denmo ind libuir after the writing of this
treatise
, 2a7 .Mael Issu Húa Brolchan . . . co nderna fen
liubra ┐ eladhna, RC xvii 417.y (Tig.).ro thúirsem libru,
Fél. Ep. 75 (liubru,libra,v. ll.).acht ara légda inda libra,
Mon. Tall. 160.y (§ 79) .it comdire hi lebruib .i. . . . a
10leabraib in leidinn`in the books [of Canon Law?],' BCrólige
5 .nonbur tra do-erglas do ordughadh in liubair-si(of the
Senchas Már), Laws i 16.21 Comm .dogniat im̅ augtair ┐
libair aile corugud aile fora n-imthechtaib, LU 5390 (TBC).
bai dind oc libur leig doct .i. no forcanad libru ind rechta co
15clethe quia fuit doctor in libris legis, 662 (ACC).in dá l. ¤ fichet
fetarlicce isind áirim óinlibuir atrímter, Hib. Min. 2.59 - 60 .
fodailter i cóic libru combad forcind libuir nach maigen i mbi
fiat fiat, 2.47 .do gheunam roinn . . . ar an leabar-sa aga roinn
a leabhraibh saine, MS. Mat. 581.41 .léighthear i leabhroibh
20feasa / gurb é . . . / an tairrngertach, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 137.77 .
In Laws Comm. inl. ¤ ,l. ¤ aileorliubairfrequently cited
as authorities:is i sin ech is mo log indeises lebur`that any
book mentions
', v 416.2 Comm .ruidles athghabala na daoine so
do reir liubair, i 106.33 Comm .nochu n-indisiund leabur dethbir
25in eduigh, O'D. 207 ( H. 3.17,col. 164 ).na geill aisneidhis
in dlighedh so sís, no in leabhur so, O'D. 198 ( H. 3.17 col. 160 ).atbeir
in lepur eile curub inunn . . ., O'D. 211 ( H. 3.17 col. 168 ).uii. mairbriara
do ḟlaith cedgiallna ┐ nochon indis leabhar marbriara do
ḟlaith forgiallna, O'D. 1010 ( H. 2.15. p. 16 ).in logh is lugha
30fogabar a liubar, O'C. 596 ( H.3.18,293 ).cain airlicthe, ni
aurasu a coccaelad la Fene ┐ libru`in law-books', Laws v
370.10 .
Freq. in the titles of Irish MSS.:Lebar fata Lethglindi,
Laws v 472.24 Comm .a Leabur na hUacongbala, IT iii
35199 § 58 (see LL Introd. xii ).a Libur Dromma Snechta,
LU 10557 n. (H).Slicht Libair Budi Slani, 3220 (H).
Fland tra ┐ Eochaid eolach hua Cérin is iat ro thinolsat so
a llebraib Eochoda . . . i nArd Macha ┐ a llebraib Manistrech
┐ asna lebraib togaidib archena .i. asin Libur Budi testo
40asin carcar i nArd Macha ┐ asin Libur Girr boí i mManistir,
2920 ff. (H).rucadh siar . . . in Leabar Gearr a ḟuasclodh
I Dochartaigh ┐ Leabar na Huidri do dul a fuasclodh meic
ollamon I Domnaill, 2779 - 80 (entry of A.D. 1470).Liubhuir
. . . Cluana mic Nóis .i. na hUidhri, Mart. Don. xxxviii .
45 Leabhar Buidhe Moling ┐ Leabhar Dubh Molaga, Keat i 80.1 .
l. ¤ Cindfaeladh, Auraic. 67 .lepur Aedhagain, O'D. 248
( H.3.17,199 marg.).incipit da Leabhur na cCeart [in-]indis-
tear do chísaibh ┐ tuarastlaibh Ereann, BR 28.3 .Liupar
Gabhaltus, liubhair Dinnsenchus . . . Liubhuir Arda Macha,
50 Mart. Don. p. xxxviii (in a list of theLibri famosiores).do
bhrig gur bo beus do na seanchaidhibh slonnadh leabhar
ar leith, do rer a saine, do shaorchlannuibh Gaoidheal . . .
mar ta leabar Connachtach, Ultach, Laighneach, Muimh-
neach, MS. Mat. 581.37 ff .an Leabhar Eoghanach, L. Cl. A.
55Buidhe l .
(c) charter,title-deed (?) (cf. scríbend II):leabhair (leabhar,
MSS.) Bhriain ar fiaidh bhFuinidh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 89.72 .
Used in affirmation:int-ī tuc lebar aiffrind no dealb Dia,
PH 7333. Here also probably:deog liubair`the book drink'
60(some kind of religious test), Laws v 472.23 Comm . (gl.
fir . . . comperta naime, 470.x ).
COMPDS. ¤ choimét book-cover,caseforholdingabook :
leborchométa chethrachori(bibliothicus qua[drata]s), Trip.²
1075 . ¤ choimétaid librarian: Maoliosa . . . leabhar-
65coimhédaigh [Arda Macha], FM ii 1052.9 .