medraid

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Forms: not-medrai-siu, not-medra-su, medradh, rom-medhraigh

v ā, (medar).

(a) intrans. is exhilarated, merry (esp. of social or convivial enjoyment): blai Tige Midchuardda medrait soír ┐ doír, medrait baíth ┐ gaíth where noble and base, fools and wise are merry over their cups, ZCP xi 83.2 = medardæ, 93.20 (rel.) form, medharthar v.l.).

Trans. intoxicates, excites, perturbs (of emotional disturbance caused by pleasure or the reverse): nim-thairle erchor . . . medras bodras, Hy. vi 13 (with gl.: medras .i. buadres in fis, Thes. ii 352 ). is fín ro medair in slúag co mbátar cen chond, LL 282a49 . ro medair serc . . . inna hingene sin a cheill, D IV 2, 53va20 . cid not-medrai-siu? why art thou perturbed? LU 4716 (2 s. refl.) = not-medra-su, TBC-LL¹ 478. Cf. ZCP xiii 262.25 . terna Medb assin chath . . . iss ed ām rar-metair-ne, CRR 5. is úamain rot-medair, LL 3083a6 . ili mo sirpeccaid . . . ram-medratar, Ir. Lit. 6.10 . pass. go n-aca an ingen ┐ ro medradh oca faicsin was infatuated , BNnÉ 105.2 . uch, rom medhradh, olc mo gné, ZCP x 416.3 = rom-medhraigh, BNnÉ 102.8 . ro meascoid ┐ ro meghradh hé, ZCP x 291 § 72. gur luath-meadrad in gilla do grāin, MR 178.11 . ? With suff. pron. 2 s.: medarsot sund sál 'here, the ocean confused you (?)' PMLA lvi 940 .

(b) discourses joyfully, is voluble, loquacious ? mend medras coi clear is the cuckoo's blithe note (?), Corm. Y 662 = Bruchst. i § 157 . (trans.) Macha mainbthech medrait muaid of which noble [poets ] descant (?), Bruchst. i § 146 , cf. AFM 987 , ZCP iii 36.6 .

vn. medrad: dia mboí in murduchand oca m.¤ , LL 3a2 . (with subj. gen.) ar m.¤ na murduchann, ZCP xiii 4.13 , cf. Leb. Gab.(i) i 204.19 . lúth-clesa mná arna meadrad do mór-éd, MR 294.10 . fáth fá fuair meadradh ó mhnaíbh `he was wooed of women', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 17. atá meadhradh orra (= confusi sunt), TSh. 1736.