lenbán

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Forms: lelbán

n o,m. (lenab) Also lelbán. infant, young child: a lenbān for a ciich, Cáin Ad. 7 . rot-carusa seirc lelbhán I have loved thee like a child, BDD² 54 . sgéal ar leanabh do leanbhán, DDána 67.7 . do gheinedh leanbhan duinn (parvulus), ITS xxix 156.21 . lenbain oga, Mart. Don. 346.14 . gach lenbān . . . ria gcoimhlīnadh cheithri lō go n-oidche dia n-aoiss, Fl. Earls 176.21 . do bhíodh Eoin na leanbán leis, Arch. Hib. i 90. iv (: leargán). leanbáin ainbhfiosacha, Mac Aingil² 4816 . l.¤ gan chéill, O'Hussey TC 191.19 . Cf. leinbín.