lobur, lobor

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lobur, lobor or dil.ie/30409

Forms: lobar, lobhar, lobuir

adj o,ā. Later lobar.

(a) weak, infirm, sick, afflicted : bille .i. bochd, mar tá, faighdheach, truagh, lobhar, no beag, O'Cl. hore as l.¤ amal chach `infirm', Wb. 33c2 . aís lobor `feeble folk', 17b29 . cia bo lobor oc tecmallad (of one gathering manna), 16c26 . do deórudán l.¤ , Fél. Ep. 366. áos labor tra ┐ senoire, Mon. Tall. 145.4 . ? bearna [i] luing lubhair `a battered ship,' Magauran 4343 . Compar. ata lobru amal rongab cride et óa gl. (membra corporis) infirmiora, Wb. 12b1 . hóre as lobro mulier quam uir, 17b29 .

As subst. o, m. lobhar, IGT Decl. § 17 : is gnáth do cobir cach lobir gl. qui consulatur (sic) humiles, Wb. 16a31 . cāinbói fri lobru trúagu `gentle was she to the wretched sick', Thes. ii 328.3 ( Hy. v ). iter lobru ┐ tríunu both weak and strong, Críth Gabl. 527 . folach cis lobair, Laws i 230. x , glossed: in duine troig, 232.25 Comm . am senóir ┐ am l.¤ , Trip.² 2045 . ceim torroma lobair lis, Arch. iii 215.2 . torra- mad lubru, lessaiged triunu, Tec. Corm. § 1.31 (eslánu, v.l.). tocbaid lobru, tairnid triunu, LU 3417 ( SC 18 ).

One who is afflicted with some skin disease (see MacArthur, Ir. Hist. Stud. iv 186 - 7 ), lazar (Ní Dhonnchadha, Cín Chille Cúile 174 n. 23 ). somet. leper: lobor quasi lebor, a lepra latine , Corm. Y 840 . tabar . . . fuil laeig ┐ táes secail dam coro commilter dam . . . doringned amlaid sin corraibe amal cach lobor, RC xiii 80 § 84 (Bóroma). na taighe ernaighe . . . cona lucht do Chélibh Dé ┐ do lobhraibh, FM ii 604.8 (an. 919 ). S. Neasan lobhar décc, FM i 188.8 = N. leprosus pausat, RC xvii 141 (Tig.). co mbui ina lobar moel, PH 376 . dorindedh l.¤ de, BCC § 434 . go raibhe féin 'na lobhar (of Naaman), TSh. 446 . tainic lóbhar chuige, Matt. viii 2. Attrib. g s. is fear lubhair é, 44 .

(b) weak in faith, etc. unstable, wavering: hóre rombebe Crist dar cenn ind óesa lobuir, Wb. 10c11 . is l.¤ ar nirnigde-ni, 4a27 . nipo l.¤ a hires gl. non infirmatus est in fide, 2c25 . cubus lobar, ZCP vii 298.12 . gním nád lobor (rhet.), BDD² 1188. Perh. also in: líneach lobar, name of a metre, IT iii 23.4 .

As subst. lobuir gl. imbicilles, Wb. 33c11 . dond l.¤ i n-iriss, 11c4 . dond l.¤ hiressach `to the weak believer', 11b18 .

(c) In Laws used also of those who, being either under the legal age of responsibility or of unsound mind, are incapable of looking after their own affairs: indraicc cech l.¤ every l. is incapable of incurring guilt(?), Tec. Corm. § 13.21 . athgabail lobuir, dia mbe fri gaimniu, athgabail lobuir ecuind, Laws i 192.12 , 13 . is aoi lobair aoi gach banscaile, O'D. 540 ( H. 3.17, 433 ). sealba, seoit, ni dilsigar airgse na haitidiu, Laws v 496.4 .i. lobra .i. in mic bic, 11 Comm . (i.e. apparent complaisance does not justify the seizing of property in cases where the owners are incapable of defending their interests).

Compd. ¤dam: nī lōig i ligiu lobordaim laiges `eines siechen Hirsches', Bruchst. i 5 § 1.