1 míl

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 míl or dil.ie/32221
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: míl, mmíl, míl, míl, míla, mílta, míol, m.

n o, n. and m. n s. míl mbec, LU 10598 ( IT i. 139.1 ). (with art.) a mmíl , LL 250b7 . g s. míl. n p. míl, Fél. Ep. 219 ; generally míla, in late lang. also mílta. Mod. míol.

(a) an animal, used in wide sense of all the lower creatures, but never of human beings. miol .i. ainm da gach beathadhach, O'Cl. cech m.¤ beo, SR 1638. fanna míla marta `weak are the animals of March', CRR 6. míla in mara, ZCP viii 111.15 . muir míl, nem, talam, Metr. Dinds. iii 6 (= mare belluosum). os muir mil, BB 403a28 . Often of cattle: ni lamad m.¤ firenn géisecht, TBC-LL¹ 6126. comindsaighidh mil bic ┐ mil moir (of cattle attacking each other), Laws iii 234.6 . conidh anbecht ma do ḟacsat mil nā duine, RC xviii 11.4 . corro airgset itir mil ┐ duine iat, ZCP xi 40.8 . mil buidhe, gl. lepus, Eg. Gl. 158 fo. 145a ( ACL iii 202 ), a corruption of míl maige? m.¤ crín a moth: miolcrion, Eg. Gl. 417. Matthew vi 20. ar na n-ithe ó mhíoluibh chríona, Isaiah v 2. m.¤ étgudo (gl. pediculum), a louse , Enchir. Aug. 83b ( ZCP vii 484 ). mil edaigh, gl. pediculum, Ir. Gl. 501. IT iii 103.6 . m.¤ indile a head of cattle: ar in mil n-indli, Laws v 86.14 Comm. Ériu iv 153 § 32. as inueachtain forágsat míol n-indile, AFM ii 936.13 . cona farccaibhset míol n-innile, Hugh Roe 86.9 (fo 23a) . m.¤ maige a hare: in mil maige, gl. lepus, RC ix 237. miol muighe, BS § 73 . mílta menmnacha muighi, Études Celt. i 85.13 . inti nar leic essin mil maigi do Sil T. `the leveret of a hare', Cog. 66.11 (leg. ēss in m.¤ the track of a hare?). m.¤ mór a whale: mil mór, gl. cetus, Ir. Gl. 428 , cf. 865 . mil mor dorala docum tire, AU 752. a brú míl moir, Hy. i 37. fabra mil moir, Laws i 124.7 . garbchongair na mbledhmil . . . na milmór ┐ na libedhan, CCath. 4334. i mbroinn an mhíl mhóir, TSh. 4474. Gen. i 21. m.¤ úre (n p.) worms , Fél. Ep. 219. Of Lucifer in the form of a serpent: a míl mindnár, SR (Adam and Eve) 36.1210, cf. 34.1195, 1226 .

(b) in restricted sense, a louse: a mila-side ┐ a dergnata, MacCongl. 17.27 . lomrud ina mil batar im oilib . . . an éoin moir, RC x 74.21 . mila na heilifinnti, ACL i 328.84 . TSh. 9792. Exodus viii 16.

(c) a hare: co nach fuaratur mucc nā m.¤ nā brocc (of hunters), Fianaig. 52.16 . le coin do bi i n-a rith ar mil, AU iii 58.3 . níor háirmhidh eilite ná broic ná thuait, Oss. vi 110.17 .

See also bled-, fiadmíl s.v. 2 fíad, túagmíl.