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? léinid,? lénaid v(-e- ?) hinders(?),impairs(?)(cf. léiniud):
im chath i nDún Chethirn lethfeidm laech rod lēni,
Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 7 (:con tēni,leg.co ndéni,ed.).ná rosléna
cin i crí, Met. Dinds. iii 182.207 (lena,leno,v.ll.). See
5Gwynn, Hermathena 1935, 64 .len(lean,v.l.).i. bacail,
ut estlenaidh logh n-enech .i. bacaid logh n-enech na
flatha, O'Dav. 1162. Vn. léiniud,lénad qq.v. s.v. léiniud.

léiniud,lénad (-e- ?)vn.ofléinid,lénaid. Acc. to Pokorny,
ZCP xv 203 ,léiniudis an analogical variant oflenad vn.of
10 lenaid(he treats the vowel as short, as also do Pedersen § 761
and Gwynn, Hermathena 1935, 64 . Thurneysen gives it as
long, Gramm. 76 ). injury,harm,impairment;hindering,
preventing :a dō ata foimdi oc éot fīrinne .i. ferc ┐ altes, ar is
léniud don fīrinde cebē de dotecmo dī, ZCP iii 451.4 (Apgitir
15Crábaid) (leunath,v.l.YBL).i llūrig lasrēin(?leg. Lasrēin)
cen lēniud`without hindrance', Misc. Hib. v 19 § 1 .lēiniud
clairend .i. tairmesc fodla ┐ rainde, Corm. Y 307 =leniud
clairenn, Corm Tr. p. 39 .tri deich bliadna . . . / cen nach
lénud (: dénur), LL 4906 .robai lenudh na gona ina chois,
20 Aen. 3145.

leinníne n(1 lenn) cloak: mó ná adhbhur leinnine, Buile Ṡ. 80.1 .

léir adj i(but see Murphy Lyrics1 and2 léir ) ?Pl.alsoléra:
gidh mor a lochta léra, Duan. Finn ii xlix 45 .
I (a) In O. Ir. freq. used attributively: assiduous,earnest,
25 careful,zealous :indithem leir ┐ menma adblam assiduous
attention
, Ml. 53c18 .lérigl. (inuentione malorum) diligentes,
88c6 .sóer .i. leir sóngl.dilegens, 145c12 . industrius.i.
l. ¤ , Sg. 41a1 .caraimse fos . . . / oc mo lebran leir ingnu
`with diligent science', Thes. ii 293.16 .áes atrige lere
30 earnest(?), LU 2158 ( FA 23 ).eirgg dam ri toisc l. ¤ co lúath
urgent(?), LL 208b24 .irfhuacra l. ¤ . . . fon uile doman, PH
456 .ernaigthe leri ┐ molta mora, 155 .ba leir .i. ba trebar,
Lec. Gl. 79. Hence:l. ¤ .i. treabhar (sic leg.). no éolach,
O'Cl.
35Freq. by transf. of books, chants, etc.:in lebrán l. ¤ lain-
drech, Fél. Ep. 90 (`pious').it lebránaib lérib, Prol. 310.
tindscan lechsa léri`begin pious chants', Nov. 14. cona
lóidib lérib, Prol. 334 .da cét slechtain . . . / la lebrán
l. ¤ don Choimdid, Ériu i 197 § 13b .litirdheacht leir ┐ rim,
40 Auraic. 55.
(b) In verse used freq. for metrical reasons, meaning
vague:Lucifur leir(:drochcēil), SR 849 .is mo cen in
loingius leir, / do connarc a hetercéin MR 46.9 .lasfaidh
an lānḟairrgi / lānainfech lēir, ZCP viii 211 § 59 .do legadh
45linn 'san leirg lēir / trīcha cairp[th]ech, ML² 231 .Lorcán
l. ¤ tar firFodla, 23 E 26,48.28 .mac Dé 'na bhreitheamh l. ¤
lom, 23 G 24,249.16 .
(c) Later much more commonly predic. with meaning
visible,perceptible except in first ex. below:ba lēir Patraicc
50co mbebae`diligent', Thes. ii 314.6 ( Hy. ii 23 ) (gl.i crabud
.i. ba feb ar crábud).connárbo l. ¤ do neoch isin dúnud ┐
corbo léir dóibseom cách, LU 6405 .is l. ¤ balath in conluain,
Laws iv 122. 12 Comm .combat léiri lesbaire aeóir triana
chend, TBC 1268 .in lā ō nab lēir feadha as findlinti, Arch.
55 iii 235 § 21 .ro tinoiled fuil in chatha isin ballan ┐ nir bo leir
sin isin ballan beous`noticeable', Ériu v 118.60 .easbaidh
carad is coigéile / ní l. ¤ d'aon ar dheaghaidh Eoin felt by,
Arch. Hib. i 98.z .nar l. ¤ faighthe amoigh ó mnáibh so that
the green was not visible on account of all the women on it
,
60 DDána 103.3 .uirre gan bhréig ní l. ¤ locht, 51.1 .cairt nach
l. ¤ do léghadh, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 237.11 .ceol na n-éan ní l. ¤
'san Mhárta, Keat. Poems 505 .an tan bhus léir dhamh
do ghlóir-se(cum apparuerit), TSh. 10306.
Compar.leriugl.industriior(sic), Sg. 41a2 .nách . . .
65líomhtha, ghéire, léire teangtha na bhfear ná ar tteangtha
féin, Párl. na mB. 377 . Used for superl. in:slóg is léri
rucad la rig riam .i. Goith ┐ Dalmáit . . . outstanding(?),
striking(?), Alex. 100. Withde:tuctha leo-sum a n-aes
cíuil ┐ airfiti ┐ admolta combad leriti na hairgni, CRR 3.
70 IIInadv.uses:is l. ¤ dorigni indala lestar` carefully ', Wb.
4c32 .is l. ¤ do-rrími`it is industriously that thou recountest',
Fél. Apr. 30 .secht mbeosgartha . . . / ler nos-luaigit liubuir
libh, Laws ii 314.16 Comm .lē[i]r ra lēg . . . / suithe sechta,
Arch. iii 303 § 8 .feib leir dorigned . . . / atchuas do aírrig
75Egept, SR 3727 .coir ord ura dlige dia lentar leir, Laws i
266.4 .i. . . . ordu an uasil-dligidh do rer coir, mada lentar
de co leir no co lór, 292.28 Comm .dlighidh leir lethchumal
he is clearly entitled to(?), iv 348.17 (cf. teora leire lethcumala,
346.z ).piantar leir lām asidroille, i 12.1 Comm .
80 Equativeused adverbially:is lerithir inso nonguidim-se
dia . . . amal rotgád-sa`I beseech God for thee as urgently
as
. . ,' Wb. 27d19 (gl.precor multifarie).is lerigtir sin ron-
gabsid occai, RC iii 346.21 `you are so determined about
(finding) her
', Aisl. Óeng. 12 .
85In adv. phraseco ll. ¤ ,di l. ¤ do l. ¤ (a) carefully,diligently,
assiduously :cid ecen áisndís do neuch as doruid co leir,
Ml. 14d3 .in tan domberam ar menmain intiu co lleirgl.
adcommodata aure, 21a8 .co raib indithem and co lleir, 67c12 .
gudid dia di leir ┐ na carid hi far cridib, 68a15 .lilisiu iar
línib / co ll. ¤ donaib félib, Fél. Prol. 312 .túir la fége frithgnam
5/ co ll. ¤ ord na caiptel, 332 .maith lem . . . cé no slaiss co l. ¤
give him a good drubbing, LU 6070 .ferthae a oígidecht co l. ¤
amal na haidchi aili punctiliously, 11022 .iarfaigther co ll. ¤ ,
5993 .na téig a Brénaind . . . / conid arlasar do l. ¤ , 3032 .
saer lerlong .i. in saer doni cu ler no cu lor na longa, Laws v
10104.3 Comm .dosroisechtsa co ll. ¤ im bossán(of a ring),
TBFr. 331 .oco cuinc[h]id duit do llēir, Fianaig. 14 § 31.
dia mbo epscop . . . / geib do māmb do lēir, Arch. iii 313 § 9
(colleir,v.l.).
(b) clearly :in tíí . . . nach dáll . . . .i. fhégas co ll. ¤ . . . slige
15na sualach, PH 4672 .fria hetarchert co leir . . . do aicned
cech retai`for penetrating clearly into the nature of. . .', 3975 .
(c) completely,entirely; usedadjectivally all: ní mholaim
dheit . . . / bheith éigcríonna id leanbh go l. ¤ , DDána 97.40 .
Imlech Iubhair do losccadh co l. ¤ eittir daimhliacc ┐ cloic-
20theach, FM ii 874.12 .co rus dileghait uile do leir`entirely',
AU i 532.6 (an.1014).immáfoacht C. scéla di. Adfét dó
ind ingen du l. ¤ all, LU 10442 (H).Laighin uile do leir, AU i
532.2 (an.1014).do thinōiledar Laigin co lēir, ML² 873.
a scēla do lēir, Arch. iii 5.8 .a maithi go lēir, ML² 101 .co
25ro bris na hídlu ┐ na altóri co l. ¤ , PH 743 .a uile choibsen do
lēir`his full confession', Fl. Earls 158.8 .oruibh go l. ¤ , Párl.
na mB. 354 .
IIIAssubst. teacht l. ¤ a dtionóil iar bhfagháil rabhaidh
dhóibh, L.Cl. A. Buidhe 42.30 (lér,v.l.).Cf.compds. below.
30Compds. (freq. in alliteration). With substt. and vnn.
¤ aisnéis:Lucás . . . fer na ler-aisneisen-si, PH 5636 . ¤ choimét
carefully preserving :na laīde da leirchomet(of a tale), LL
376ax . ¤ chrech:gan déanamh léirchreach, gan maidhm, gan
cháin, Keat. Poems 567 . ¤ fhrital:léirfhriotal laoitheadh,
35 Hackett xxxix 235 . ¤ gním:adfed dia muindtir lergnima na
bliadne beus amail cach faith, Dinds. 27. Asvn. in Fáthliaig
. . . ic lērgním in taige`setting in order the house', Aisl. MC
91.15 . Attrib.g s. in tech lērgníma`well-appointed', 67.16 .
¤ laíd: saigid lulgaigh lan-mesaig ar leir-laidh leirigter`for
40a clearly manifested
laid' (apparently a legal maxim), Laws
v 62.18 . ¤ lí:amal badh rós léirlí a chinn, Comp. Con C. 101.10
(leirlighi a cenn,v.l.). ¤ mes`act of closely considering, estima-
ting
', TSh. Gloss.; criticizing,calculating :léir-mheas do
dhéanamh ar gach anfhochain, TSh. 7662 .lucht a léir-
45mheasta, 5165 . ¤ reic(2 reic):ag léir-reic locht a chomharsan,
9026 (`act of clearly stating, enumerating'). ¤ scríbnid:Lucas
lérscribnid , LB 185a39 . ¤ scris annihilating :pláig . . . chum
léirsgris do thabhairt ar an ccine daona, Párl. na mB. 1284 .
¤ thacra:lertacra .i. tacra eisidhe do-gnither ara leithe ┐ ara
50léire ┐ ara chirt, Cóic Con. Fug. 60 § 144 . ¤ thecosc:ár léir-
theagasc féin duit, Keat. Poems 373 . ¤ thinól complete
muster: lin na tuaithi uili . . . a ler-tinol, Laws v 50. 4 Comm .
rigraidh Laigen ┐ Osraigi cona lertinol, RC xviii 272.29
(Tig.).san bfaithchi lá an lérthinól, IGT Decl. ex. 931.
55 ¤ thúarascbáil:lerthuarascbail na cined-sin do faisnes, LB
150a55 .
With adjj. ¤ chert:adv. an léigheann go léircheart do
chárnuigh, Hackett xl 75 . ¤ meinic(dvandva-compd.?) zealous
andfrequent :co coibsinuibh leirmincuip / do rēir carud
60naeimh, Arch. iii 320 § 98.
With adjj. formed from nouns. ¤ brígach of outstanding
force
(?):cach luíghe leirbríghach .i. cach aen brigus luighe
co leir, O'C. 2009 ( H. 4. 22,33 ). ¤ chíallach:dar le daoinibh
léirchiallacha, Párl. na mB. 27 (`very sensible,' Gloss.).
65Withpart. ¤ thinóilte:go mbatar i n-aenmaighin . . . co
lionmar leirthionoilte, Leb. Gab. 246.10 .do ionntuígheadar
Ulltaigh uile ┐ Laighnigh go léir-thionóilte forro, ML 62.25 .
a dteacht léirthionóilte, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 42.22 .
With verbs ¤ chenglaid:fa a thuathaibh do iadh 'na
70fhéithleannaigh / gur léircheangail aniar go Cruachain
gcraobhchollaigh, Aithd. D. 4.13 . ¤ chrechaid lays waste:
tond do leircreach tír thoraidh, ZCP ii 346.26 .ro leircreach-
adh Baile an Mhótaigh . . . seach gach mbaile, FM vi
1936.10 . ¤ goid(gataid):séideadh séitreach do ghaoith . . . /
75do léir-ghoid do théagar, Keat. Poems 554 . ¤ indrid:ro
creachadh ┐ ro lérindreadh an tír, FM vi 1974. 22 . ¤ loiscid:
do dhóich sí na caóirigh . . . ┐ do lérloisg iad, Job i 16 .
¤ lommaircid:gur milleadh ┐ gur lerlomairccedh leo, FM iii
390.14 . ¤ scrisaid:léir-sgriosfuidh sé a peacacha-san aiste
80amach, Is. xiii 9 . ¤ theclammaid:ro leirtheglamadh lais an
conranagair do sochraide, FM v 1356.6 . ¤ therbaid:ro
leir-therbá Colum cille a soos . . . o cach duinne co Dia, RC
xx 252 § 54.