maigister, maigistir

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Forms: magistir, magister, mágistrech, maighistir, mhaigis-tir, -dreach, maighisdre, -acha, magisder, maigister, maigistir

n m. (Lat. magister) In Glosses always an o-st., quantity of vowel not indicated. In Mid.Ir. n s. magistir appears beside magister, becoming later the standard form, and is freq. treated as gutt. st. (g s. mágistrech, LU 2316 , scribe H). maighistir, IGT Dec. § 33 , g s. an mhaigis-tir, -dreach , n p. na maighisdre, -acha .

Corresponds in various meanings to Lat. magister. magisder (gl. magister), Ir. Gl. 365. maigister (gl. rector), 1099 .

(a) esp. a teacher (general sense in earlier texts): gabit don magistir they take the place of a teacher, Ml. 38a8 . irbága . . . eter desciplu . . . óentu immurgu eter a magistru, Wb. 7d10 . maigistar do deisgipal, Laws i 36.23 . dligid magister sogaire, LL 345d23 = maigistir , Anecd. iii 14. fuil déde mín-magistir, écse uagh [leg. uadh?], ecna umal, ZCP iv 468 § 13. ro chretsitar dia magister .i. do Ísu, PH 5125. cen a maigistir oc a forcetul, 6724 . ro cuiritt saoithe ┐ maighistreacha do theaccascc eccna, Cog. 138.21 . imat maigistrech ag teacusc, Fl. Earls 180.33 . sgol-mhaighisdir, Eg. Gl. 498. Often a professional (clerical) title: Sillán maigistir . . . abb Maighe Bile, Gorm. Oct. 21 gl. 3 . Mael-Petair hUa C. maighistir Rosacomain master (of the school) of R., AU ii 292.6 . maighister Sdiamna O B., airdespuc Caisil, 398.9 . Cf. iii 77 n. 13 . Maoleóin ua C. . . . ar ttecht thairis (.i. tar muir) ina mhaighistir, AFM iii 306.5 . maigistir leighinn, AU ii 282.8 . maigister saer ` master-wright' (of a monk), ib. 5 = ard-maighistir saoir mainistre na Buille `chief master of the carpenters', AFM iii 252. 21 . do Mhaighistir na mbreath (i.e. Peter Lombard, Magister Sententiarum), TSh. 3150.

(b) a master, lord, owner, etc. toil ar máigistrech-ne .i. Lúcifer, PH 8143. máigister na míled, 1230 . ba hiat-so a lucht fógnuma oc denum a thempuil .i. .xxx. míle mog . . . ┐ iii míle magister three thousand overseers, LB 130b55 . maighisdir na luinge, Acts xxvii 11 . maigistir an stápla, Fl. Earls 90.13 . aithnigh . . . an t-assal mainséur a mhaighisdir, Isaiah i 3.