1 linn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 linn or dil.ie/30274

Forms: linne, linn, linni, lind, linni, linne, linni, linne, linde, linneadh, lind, linni, linde, linnid, lindigh, linni, linde, línte, linnte, linni, linniu, linne, linti, linnib, linib, lintib, lind

n f., g s. linne a d s. linn and linni,-e: frequently attracted to dental stems. Somet. confused with 2 linn and taken by Ped. i 37 to be the same word (see also Vendryes, Études Celt. vii 16. Murphy Lyrics s.v. 1 linn ): [feb] amluidset co leth lenna, Dinds. 5 . bíd écne brecc il-lind lán (: findbán), Im. Brain 27 § 54 . So usually in class. verse: long Naoi ó gach linn do lionn from sea to sea, DDána 107.21 , etc.

n s. lind, Sg. 102a2 , Thes. ii 231.23 . l.¤ i 4.24 . a s. linni, TBFr. 199. linne, Thes. ii 335.33 . g s. linni, LL 311b32 . linne, Ériu xvii 70.y . linde, Laws i 140.16 Comm . linneadh, IGT Decl. exx. 468 , 2121 . d s. l.¤ , Lism. L. 913. lind, Ir. Texts i 18.31 . Hy. v 65. linni, Ériu xvii 76.3 . linde, BCC 423. linnid, TBC 1234. Ériu xvii 76.2 . lindigh, Dinds. 26. n pl. linni, SR 493. linde, Met. Dinds. iii 82.51 . Ériu ii 110.y . línte, BB 420a20 . linnte, DDána 73.1 . a pl. linni, LU 6212. linniu, 6098 . linne, Airne F. 36. linti, Cog. 188.2 . d pl. linnib, Hy. ii 27. linib, LU 6628. lintib, TTebe 1910 . g du. lind, Fél. June 3 . IGT Decl. § 191 , § 96 (m.).

(a) Of water pool, lake : l.¤ insen óc hÍurúsalem cach rí . . . gaibés fláithíus . . . fóthrúichthir esin lindsen, Thes. i 4. 24 . 25 . lind fothraicthe gl. therma, Rawl. 503 fo. 7a (Plummer MS. notes). in t[h]erma .i. hi l.¤ nó hi fothrugud, RC xviii 385.26 . is lind lán cach n-áth, RC ix 127.3 . ar bhruach linne ní luighe sioc, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 241.114 .

Of mill-pond: co rolad i llinne in muilind, Thes. ii 335.33 . asin linne, 36 . clad linne muilind `the ditch of a mill-pond', Ériu xvii 70.y . i tir na linne, Laws i 140.15 Comm . iarna bhadhadh a l.¤ in muilinn, Lism. L. 913.

Of pools of blood: aildiu maigib mag da cheo / immaluadet linni cró, LL 275b44 . línta fola, BB 420a20 . linnti fola, Comp. Con C. 105.12 . arna lintib fala, TTebe 1910 .

Of bodies of water or liquid in general: a fil do lindibh isin domun, etir niula ┐ srotha ┐ aibhne ┐ muire, Ériu ii 134.8 . atat . . . teora linde do muir immon mbith (i.e. subterranean, terrestrial and sea of fire), Ériu ii 110.y . tig do chreideamh Caitreach fíona / . . . sreath do linntibh fuairbhreath faoi, PBocht 18.25 .

(b) sea, ocean : docunnuicc an loingin ar lar na linne, ZCP vi 297.31 . ? cethri meic in laich do'n lind, MacCarthy 146.1 . triall anaibhseach ag linn láin `a vast sea makes a faring terrible', PBocht 11A.3 .

(c) Fig. uses: a lionn nach aithbhe gan iasg (of Christ), Aithd. D. 51.1 . a l.¤ na n-uile ana, Ériu ix 10.107 . l.¤ mhaighre mhóir (of Virgin Mary), Aithd. D. 82.10 . a l.¤ lán nimhe na naomh (of Christ), A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiii 6 . do ní sinn suaimh- neach i-se / do l.¤ uaibhreach fheirgese, DDána 88.19 . téid lionn bádha bainríoghna / os cionn trágha a throimdhíoghla, Aithd. D. 60.4 . croidhe is lomnán do l.¤ oinigh, 31.40 . rinn ar macnais-ne go mear / ón l.¤ atmhair-se im aigneadh, DDána 80.41 . l.¤ grás fam luing do leathnuigh, 48.32 . l.¤ lúidh, Aithd. D. 67.19 .

(d) In phrases: ina l.¤ láin in tranquillity : coicceadh Uladh ina l.¤ lain, ina thopar thecht . . . gan guais catha, FM vi 2142.11 (cf. iv 1208.12 ). gá pláigh ar nar chinn an chreidimh (leg. chréidhim) / 'n-a l.¤ láin d'Éirinn dá éis (of death of Laoghaire, Patrick's opponent), PBocht 10.19 . do bhí an bhochtacht 'n-a l.¤ láin, DDána 52.2 . do bhiadh Éire 'na l.¤ láin, TD 18.10 . tar l.¤ over the sea : goill dom athchur 's dom arguin / rom thug go Labháin tar l.¤ , DDána 90.5 . dar luidh tar l.¤ , Content. x 12 . inghion ríogh Lundon tar l.¤ , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 204.27 . uch a Dhé mo lorg tar lionn (: aifrionn), Studies 1927, 86 § 5 .

Compds. With nouns: ¤bla explained as water-boundary: línd bla .i. crich íncoisce uisce aba no locha no tiprait, Laws iv 144.1 Comm . ¤loch: um lionnloch Laoigh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 247.123 . ¤mag: ar sgáth liondmhoighe L. `well- watered plain of L.', O'Hara 1700 . ¤muir sea: foidis Noe in colum riglan / uad for in l. n-allmár, SR 2566 . ¤ogam `riverpool Ogham', Auraic. 5680 . ¤torad: do líonsad Eire gan anadh / do lacht is do lionn-taradh `liquor-produce' (fish?), ML 4.z . ¤uisce: co fúair lochrad lind-usci, Met. Dinds. iii 450.4 . in loch . . . lindusci. Mer. Uil. 74.

With adjj.: ¤amnas having angry pools : for in lochmuir lindamnas, LL 1345 . ¤bán: fan leirg . . . lionnbháin, DDána 70.15 . ¤brecc: ás (= ós) ḟargi leth[i]n lindbricc, TBC 4131. ¤búan: asa loch-laind lionn-búain, BNnÉ 175.16 . ¤ḟoirbthe: bha fhonn lionnfhoirbhthe Line, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 144.164 . ¤garb: aran sruth lethan linn-garb, BNnÉ 172.14 . ¤glan: ic lochaib lind-glanaib, Dinds. 128 . ¤glas: ar brúach an locha lindglais, Ériu v 90.23 . ¤maigrech with pools abounding in salmon : go Nem lind-maighrigh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 161.20 . ¤tana with shallow lakes: um ghort lionntana Laighean, DDána 117.5 . ¤tóe: of silent pools : ón Mhodhairn lachnaigh lionntaoi, 65.17 . ¤úaine having green pools : do loch linnghlas l., Buile S. § 49 . ¤úar of cool pools : co coiced Lagen lindhuar, Fing. R. 832.