mairtírech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mairtírech or dil.ie/31423

n o, m., a martyr; used in late Mid. and Mod.Ir. chiefly to form pl. of martir and perh. originally a g p. form of that word. altoir fo anmaimm martírech, Lat. Lives 93. tassi Póil ┐ Petair . . . ┐ martirech immda archena, Trip. 474. 12 ( LB 28b ). i n-oentaid mairtirech ┐ apstal, PH 8073 , cf. 255 , 6173 . ar commairgi . . . na mm.¤ , Ir. Lit. 92. ar an mairtírech (= pro martyre), TSh. 4845. na mairtírigh, 4841 . aifrin[n] na mairtiorach, Luc. Fid. 203.12 (= mairtéorach?). d'fuil mhairtíreach Íosa, Rev. xvii 6. mar martireachaibh, Fl. Earls 208.14 .