met(t)a

Cite this: eDIL s.v. met(t)a or dil.ie/32082

adj io, iā. timid, cowardly: tiamdai .i. metta, Fél.² xxv (LB gl. on Prol. 259 ). at m.¤ no at meirb, ib. xcvii (gl. on June 13 ). cech meirb is mettu `a weakling is ever a coward', Metr. Dinds. iii 376. ba diuit meta a comarli, Cog. 170.5 . atberte frisium a beith m.¤ ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447. mairg mac rígh bhíos go m.¤ , Duan. F. i 81.5 . daoine meata ┐ díchreidmheacha, Revel. xxi 8. Compar. ní as meata (gl. debilior), Ir. Gl. 1123.