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lemnacht n m.Earlierlemlacht(2 lem+1 lacht)g s. lemnachta,
65 Trip.² 154. LU 8120 ( FB 9 ).lemnacht, SR 998 (for lem-
naicht?).lemnaicht, Rule of Tall. 11. m ., IGT Decl. § 25 (g s.
-aicht,-achta).f., § 26 (g s. -achta).
New milk,milk: lemlacht .i. lacht tēith .i. lem cach tēith,
Corm. Y 802 .lemnach[t](sic leg.) gl.mulsum, Sg. 73a9 (cf.
70 vaccam mulsam, Ducange s.v. mulsa ).l. ¤ gl.mulsum, Ir. Gl.
782. mulsa .i. leamhnacht, Arch. i 335.65 (Med. Gl.).úachtar
ar le(a)mlacht dó, Críth Gabl. 63 (`mixed with new milk?',
notes).óchtar ┐ lemlacht ┐ . . . bláthach, 75 .caire . . . lan
do l. ¤ , Laws ii 254.2 .l. ¤ la cat, iii 532.4 . (proverbial phrase,
75 cf. BB 25b34 , Keat. i 160.9 ).uir minn ┐ bocor ┐ lemlacht
n-aire(to be applied to a tree stripped of its bark), Laws iv 148.
21 Comm .línaid a llestar dō do lemlacht, ZCP viii 310.13
(Laud Gen.).manam thi lemlacht atbel nunc, Ir. Texts i
8 § 26 .littiu lemnachta, LU 8120 ( FB 9 ).trian na dabcha
80d'ḟuilib dóene . . . oentrian do l. ¤ ara lár, LL 302b30 .ro
mhianaigh leamhnacht acht ni tharla bó isin recleis, Lat.
Lives 72.10 (pusillum lactis).ro línad leastar lan d'uisce
do Brigit co rosoudh i lleamhnacht, 11 (lacte calido).
a lachteta loimeta lemlacht, TBC p. 199 n. 8 .
85 sruth lachtmilisleamnachta , RC xxvi 136 § 8 .is é in l. ¤ , in
chanóin chomdeta(of milk seen in a vision), xiii 74.14 .cid
coirm, cid croith, cid lemlacht, Ériu iii 104 § 34 .ibhaidh in
cat i[n] lleamnacht, BB 25b36 .mīan banāentuma .i. l. ¤ , Aisl. MC
99.19 .meic lemnachtai immglain, 33.19 .ar na linntib
lemnachta do f[h]āgbaidīs na hōg-ba, ML² 36 .ag iarraidh
5lemhlachta, BNnÉ 29.25 .a dtabhradh bó laoigh do leamh-
nocht, PBocht 10.6 .doirtis an leamhlacht, Content. xxviii
20 .

lemnat n(cf. 1 lemach)the plantmallow: l. ¤ gl.malua . . .
maluaceus, Sg. 49b21 .

10 lemne n softness,weakness(?): cath Lochmaige cen l. ¤ , LL 2056.
lemhne .i. time, no buga, O'Cl. ?Cf. 1 lemna.

lemnith n(?leg. léimnith, noun of agency fromléimm) bird-
catcher(?),snare(?): auceps cabaltith(? =gabáltith)no l. ¤ ,
Thes. ii 42.19 .cleben(dimin. ofclíab?)no l. ¤ , 20 .

15 ? lemno: ind gorab en l. ¤ luae, Arch. iii 310 § 5 (B. na f.) =is
dāl ena tar luä, ZCP xii 361.1 , glossed.i. uisce tar naeidin.

len xseeliun.

lén n o,m.(? orig.n., seen pl.below)g s. liuin(?), Fianaig.
10 § 4. ZCP x 295.31 .leoin, Lism. L. 3206. d s. león, TBC
20 4939. ?n pl. -liuna, Ériu viii 173.30 .g pl. len, BCrólige 61 .
IGT Decl. § 61.
(a) defeat,hurt,injury,misfortune,sorrow :ar srengail
nAileollo asin chath mad fair no maidset nō ar guin Concho-
bair mad fair bad lēn, TBC² 3540 (=róen, TBC 5880 ).
25 nocho rabadais lá liúin, LL 6861 (cf. lá madma, 6857 ).l. ¤
catha, Acall. 4964 .uathmhar magh a mbia léan, Études
Celt. iv 123.2 .trí ata mesa do ḟlaith: l. ¤ , brath, míairle
defeat(?), Triads 243 (`sloth').imonrōiraid, bāg ma liūin, /
totim la hóga aniūil fight of my defeat(?), Fianaig. 10 § 4
30(leg. immonróirad, ed.).bruig Banba fo l. ¤ / ni scél crotha
caín, LU 9881 .domrigne losc l. ¤ , LL 18583 ( PRIA xix 548
§ 26 ).cuibiur Glindi Ridi . . . / on gaeith acher dogeip len,
RC xi 131.50 .noco torchair Cormac cas / gan len ar a
aireachus`with his sovereignty unimpaired', ZCP xi 42 § 23.
35 ar do ḟlaith cen lēn(to God), Arch. iii 232 § 7 .is mairg aṅces
a bidbaid / inn inbaid do chora i ll. ¤ when he is defeated, LL
18456 ( PRIA xix 544 § 19 ).mo chomergi-sea assin león ┐
assin chess i rraba, TBC 4939 .atchiu ár ar Eoganchaib /
atchiu l. ¤ ar Aidnechaib, SG 373.23 .cēn gair cech fān imthéit
40lēn`sooner or later every wandering comes to grief', Ériu ix 48
§ 23 (tr.s.v. fán).bad (= bat) frialmach debtha . . . arna
tormastar fort iliuna len lighe so that the many sufferings of the
sickbed may not be added to you
(?) (reading tormasatar . . .
il-liuna lēn-lighe), viii 173.30 (cf.phr.lige líuinbelow).
45 les-ainm lenus .i. inní is len no is lista leis do radha ris
`grievous', Laws v 230.3 Comm .Cf. i 192.1 Comm .is fír
ég Í Eidirsceoil, / l. ¤ na gcrich d'a chomhatmáil, Misc. Celt.
Soc. 328.13 .cen len cen erchra forru, PH 4126 .feasach mé
ar bhás Uí Dhuibhne / ní doilghe liom léan oile, Oss. iii
50296.10 .cen labra len, Lism. L. 2137 (:scēl).an léan fhuair
gé do fhidir though He knew the grief she had suffered, DDána
69.11 .a chros ós chionn na leirge, / tuar leoin dar lucht
aoincheirde, 65.10 .Cf. 8.8 .rí . . . / nar airigh léan budh
léan dó, PBocht 16.9 .creach ar chreich an t-ég-sin Airt /
55l. ¤ ar l. ¤ , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 257.138 .a n-uabhar súd, a rúin,
na hagair / ní 'sa mhó ar na leointibh laga, Ó Bruad. i 46
xliv . Attrib.g s.?a .h. chuind a charbat leanaim
leoin acuing etc. injury-inflicting(?), IT iii 85 § 78.
oglaich liuin ┐ laich leadartha, MR 288.11 . In phr.
60 lige lén(líuin,léoin)sick-bed, state of beinginjuredorill :
ina otharli(u)g[i]u len`on his sick-bed of pain', BCrólige
61 . ?Cf. liun no len .i. toiscidh lesugtha no lepthaut est
na bī meirg miliun (miliuin,v.l.) .i. mitoiscid no milesaighthi
no mileptha no milen ┐ faill, O'Dav. 1150 .toirberis maol-
65duirne meince fair . . . ┐ do fagaibh 'na luighi liuin ar lár an
atha é, ZCP x 295.31 .ō domrala i llige leōin, Sitzb. 1918,
371 § 1 .na roscurthea int ech . . . / noco lessed lige líuin
`till he should lie down forwearied', Met. Dinds. iv 66.107 .
isin luighe liúinn ┐ lanesláinte, Ériu v 88.37 .Cf. viii 173.30
70cited above.
In later lang. in phrases expressing grief, dismay:mo léun
tu, a Oisín, uaim! alas that I have lost thee, Oss. iv 246.8 .
buain na craoibhe, mo lá leóin, Studies 1926, 77 § 2 .mo
léan-sa . . . / saobhadh do chéadfaidh, Keat. Poems 557.
75 mo léan nach faicim a shamhailt, 1469 .mo lá léin-se, a
Éire . . . / an chréim seo . . . do thárla leat, Hackett xv 1 .
tug gan treóir mílidhe is mná / lá leóin ar tírine thú thy loss
is our land's calamity
, IGT Decl. ex. 1322.
(b) idleness,sloth,inertia (?):féil fir nád char corplén, Fél.
80 June 22 .anmchara ac forcetal scēl, / senchaid lessaiges cen
lēn, Arch. iii 223.22 .celebram is cuimrigem / cen lobra, cen
lēn, 314 § 22. hi teirt roguidset cen l. ¤ / na tri mec ┐ Danhél,
KMMisc. 148.9 .is ed dlegar don aos gaoth / . . . / . . . air-
naighthe nād lēn / ┐ forcedal fann trēn, ZCP vii 298.2 .
85(c) Of personsone who isunabletodefend himself(or his
interests) because of hisyouth,debility, etc.:nī lūad nach
liūin`it is not the praise of any weakling', Misc. Hib. 43
(:Briūin).nochon ḟuilgitis na liūin / buille Fergusa fortriūin,
ZCP viii 217 § 9 (cf. meicc beca, § 8 ). In legal context infant,
minor :ni haclaidh selb tuinidhi liuin na labra na ainbfis,
5 O'C. 2470 ( Eg. 88,38a ).i. nocha tabair aclaidh ar in liuntach,
arin mac bec, O'C. 428 ( H. 3.18,233a ). Note also:cóic ingena ind
láich, nár liúin`of the hero, who was no sluggard', Met. Dinds.
iii 88.17 .mo dhá dhaltán níorsad liúin, Content. i 1 .nirb
obair liúin ro-dus-clái`no idle man's work', Met. Dinds. iii
10122.42 .
The follg. exx. could be referred to either (a) or (b):
Cormac cen l. ¤ , LU 4173 (`free from sorrow', Met. Dinds. ii
14.57 ).tosach lubra l. ¤ , Anecd. iii 16.18 .ferr lēn lubra, 20.2 .
cid canat tonna, toirm trén, / cen nach l. ¤ (cheville), SR 7898.
15Compds. ¤ alt:loingsigh co len-alt (: mēlacht)`sorry
plight
', Misc. Hag. Hib. 28.16 . ¤ lige sick-bed, see Ériu viii
173.30 cited above.