lulgach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lulgach or dil.ie/31066

Forms: la(u)lgach, loilgech, l(a)ilgech, laelgach, lulach, lulaice, lilica

n ā, f. (possibly substantival use of adj. from lulaíg (see Celtica xxiv 223-24 ). See compds.) Also la(u)lgach, loilgech, l(a)ilgech, laelgach (see Ped. i 341 ). Later lulach. For g s. lulaice see Thurn. Gramm. p. 69 ; n p. lilica (below) shows the same phon. development.

Milch-cow: fir na lulaici, Laws i 234.13 . lailgech ┐ colpach, iv 150.20 Comm . de loilig (loelig, Corm. p. 35 ) find forscing, Corm. Y 1052 (dia loifind form scing, 397 ). loilgech i foch- raicc na trí cóicat co na n-imnaib, LB 12a18 . féth láig lilicca lachtmair `the look of a full-suckled milk-fed calf', Aisl. MC 93.18 . caire lulaice lan do lemnacht, Laws ii 254.2 . i lestar lulaici, iv 166.3 Comm . secht lilica ┐ aire secht n-ech do braich, LL 286b37 . l.¤ ┐ dechelt do thabhairt di, Mon. Tall. 130.21 . ni geba cen loilgig he will not accept aught but a milch-cow, Anecd. i 48 § 9 . cét l.¤ ┐ da fichit ar cet do damaib, LU 1627 . boi cethraca l.¤ oca fria mbíathad na mac, LU 1556 . dí laulgaich deec ó mmeltar ól n-aiss ó cech áe, TBFr. 179 . dí lilgaib (leg. lilgaig) déc, Ir. Texts i 35.30 . lailiucha (laeghleogha v.l.) na colpacha ina ré (of a prosperous reign), CF 73.9 . So also: lulgacha na láeigh i n-a remes, Airne F. 356 . tri fichit cét lilgach, ScM² 2 . ros edbair in tricha loilgech cona laeghaibh dhó, Lism. L. 3350 = Lat. Lives 101.15 . bud terc suth na loilgh- ech, ZCP x 50.8 . se lulacha, Laws v 402.16 Comm . geimm fiu laulgaid a gem of the value of a milch cow, IT iii 238.104 . tráth laodhlaighe milking time, BNnÉ 213 n. 4 (tráth nóna, text). loilgecha cona laecchaib (: tuillmecha), Ir. Texts ii 5 § 31 . seacht gcéad loiligheach, Maguires of F. 75 . aideach .i. loil[g]each, Lec. Gl. M 168.354 . loilghidh, crodh bainne, Eg. Gl. 420 . glacaidh dhá loilghidh, 1 Sam. vi 7. Note also: ruire l.¤ (.i. laoch), ZCP v 487 § 12 (B. na f.). lulghach gach láoch, Met. Gl. Ff. 23 . In n. loc.: Sruth Dā Loilghech, ZCP viii 222.11 .