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léimmennach n(léimm) leaping,leap :do nech [f]uarus-[s]a do
mnaibh . . . is i in mael mancend is i do-faircend in leminnach
(: hErinnach), IT iii 65 § 134 .trīcha laithe lēmennach / ō
85ṡin co cenn a uide a leap of 30 days (i.e.a month), Bruchst.
i 57 § 128 (but perh. adj. here,cf. 1 léimnech).im shist
leimenndaigh do dhenumh, Buile Ṡ. 122.8 .ag surdlaigh, ag
lemendoigh, 126.z .

léimmid v(léimm) jumps,leaps :gur leim lon go prap do craoibh,
BNnÉ 141.11 .do ghobh confadh na coin . . . ┐ lingid air,
5 159.18 (ionnus gur leimeadar,v.l.).linges a anam go
hobann as, 22 (limus,v.l.).do leim ech B. isin mbrainde,
ZCP vi 288.7 .do léim seision suás, Acts xiv 10 .sonu(i)s
┐ séa(i)n . . . / annbhúr mullach go léir go léim' ó bhathas
go trácht, Párl. na mB. 357 .
10Note also:ro leim B. a ech tar aill jumped his horse, ZCP
vi 288.4 .

1 léimnech adj o, ā(léimm) leaping,bounding,agile . ?Of fish:
in t-eisc lemnech, IT iii 65 § 132 n. 3 (in taes clomnach,
text; ?leg. taesc lemnech).cech bradan taebalaind . . .
15baethlemnech, RC xxvi 136 § 10. Freq. of horses:da
n-echaib lúatha lemnecha, TBC 3376 .midhach . . . luath
luthmur leimnech, CCath. 4734 .searrach . . . lúthmhar
léimneach, Butler Poems 2283 . Of people:G. lesciol lemnech
lug, LL 13446 (cf. ech . . . lúamnach . . . lugléimnech, LU
20 10202 ).ingen druth . . . lemneach dremneach, IT iii 98 § 159.
Other applications:tene derg . . . lemnech letarthach, i 191.13 .
o mhuigh . . . / luamnach lemneach, iii 98 § 159 .trí teangtha
liosda, luardha, léimneacha, ML 120.6 .

2 léimnech (léimm)d s. -nech,nig. Later alsoléimrech.
25Freq. asvn. leaping,jumping :caillech . . . luath ag leimnig,
MR 198.2 .doní leimnech isin tshámrad(of the locust),
PH 7665 .baill . . . ic bidgarnaig . . . ┐ lama letartae ic
leimnech`twitching', CCath. 6100 .da nathraigh . . . for
leimnigh ┐ for banganaigh, 4121 .forind dib ig imrusgal,
30foirind ic lemnigh, Aen. 1419 .cúig cinn . . . ag leimnigh
imon sligidh, Buile Ṡ. 122.27 .slán re ruith ┐ re léimreach,
Oss. iii 254.22 .do chonnairc sí Dáibhi Rígh ag léimnigh ┐ ag
damhsa, 2 Sam. vi 16 .éisc . . . ag léimrigh, E. O'Rahilly 172.1.
Fig. leimnech on peccad co araile, PH 7666 .ag léimnigh
35go lúthmhar ó locht go locht, TSh. 8666 .léimneach tar
líne / is bualadh reomham ar mholadh mo mhíleadh, Hackett
xxxix 121 (léimreach,v.l.).
ésargnodh .i. tuargain no l. ¤ , O'Dav. 811. Perh. read
béimnech,cf. léimniugud.
40See alsoléimmennach.

léimnige n[iā f.] (1 léimnech) agility :doróscí . . . do ócbadhaib
domain uile, etir lúas ┐ léimnigi, TTr.² 217 .ar lúas ┐ leimnige,
1216 .

? léimniugud: ind esargnodh aeoir .i. leimniugud no tuargain
45in aeair re ceile fhasas dé, O'Dav. 811. Leg. béim-?

leinbín n(lenb) little child .Of adwarf: inmain leinbhín . . . /
darbo comainm Cnú deróil, Acall. 633. Cf. lenbán.

leine n(?-é-) narration: is lang mo lēine (.i. . . . is trūagh mo
sgēla), ZCP v 487 § 2 (B. na f.).i laí-gleandaib leabar, ┐ i
50lleinid (?leg.-ib) lethgealaib literdha . . . gacha caingni
`in the plain context of the written narrative of each event',
MR 270.7 .

léine n iāandt,f. léne, IGT Decl. § 4 (47.z) .a s. -léini
(:ṡéimi), PRIA 1953, 88 § 2 .léni nde[n]dguirm, LU 9680.
55(a) linen cloth :o bias [in lín] ina snath urlumh no [i]na
leinidh`linen', Laws ii 418.27 Comm .anart léined imbi,
LU 5412 (cf. lín-anart).corba dluithither re cleith lenad
arna landluthud in lini sleg, TTebe 2823 (leined,v.l.).cubat
do léinid lín / im chorpán, Ir. Review 1912, 250 § 15 .
60(b) name of a garment worn next the skin by both sexes,
freq. made of linen, somet. of silk, descending somet. to
the knee, somet. to the ankle, tunic,smock :l. ¤ gl.camisia,
Ir. Gl. 38 .líína líno. L. ¤ a línea , Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 27 .lendān
. . .quasilend-fūan .i. brat ┐ lēine uimpe, Corm. Y 830.
65 nomeilinn léini mbithnuí`smock', PRIA 1953, 88 § 2 .
bass etir chorthair a léined ┐ a glún, Triads 222 .at-chíu
a léne lígdae línidi, BDD² 1030 .léne leburchulpatach . . .
dei sítiu, 8 .lene cona dagculpait bes fiu dá screball, O'D.
948 ( H.3.17,663 ).lēne gel culputach co glūn, TBC² 3172.
70 lēne co nechlaim i custul cota ṅglūn, 3160 .lénti co nderc-
intliud co horcnib sís, LU 4493 (TBC).tuargabsat a lénte
co mellaib a lárac(of women), 8257 ( FB 20 ).lene cona
clar argait immi o a glun co ḟodbrunn, IT ii 177.93 .a di
láim tri derca ṡedluch a llenith immach, i 119.24 ( TE 4 ).
75 léne de ṡról ríg . . . i custul fri gelchness co glúnib dó, TBC
2454 .lénti sémi . . . sítaidi co tendmedón traiged dóib, 183 .
secht ngoine dēac for sedlach a lēniod, Ériu ii 15.20 .do
brutt nō da léinid nō do inur, i 220 § 14 .léinte rogharbha . . .
re creataigh gac manaigh, Études Celt. i 86.17 .léinteacha
80sróil ar shiol nGaeidhil, / is Goill na n-aonbhróin iarainn,
FM ii 772 n.e .fear na l. ¤ leasaighthe, Aithd.D. 3.23 .go
l. ¤ ghiorr nár gheall buinn`shirt', TD 44.10 .gussin gcēid-
lēinidh dorōine sī . . . dia haonMac, Fl.Earls 198.3 .an l. ¤
aifrinn the alb, Parrth. Anma 4278. Cf. `quibusdam nationibus
85sua cuique propria uestis est, ut . . . Gallis lenae', Isidore,
Origg. xix 23.