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aicme

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n (with voiceless -c-, : maicne , YBL 140b3 ) f. Later m. and f., IGT Decl. § 1 . See Vendr. Lex., Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 61 . Perh. vn. formation from *ad-com-ben- Marstrander, Lochlann ii 206 (orig. io, n.?)

Race, family, tribe; genus, class: a.¤ insin di filistinib, Ml. 56b6 . aicmae di graecaib, Sg. 34b2 ; 106a7 . a.¤ becc i clíu Catrige `a small tribe in Cliu named Catrige', Thes. ii 240.13 (Ardm.). bo cacha ha.¤ , Laws i 136.2 Comm. cein beth graid feine don a.¤ , ii 48.5 Comm. deoridh ag nach bia coimlin a.¤ , O'Curry 289 ( H 3.18, 159 ) `? strangers who have not the requisite number to form a family', Plummer MS. notes. dibha na ha.¤ na geilfine, O'D. 737 ( H 3.17, 536 ). ba si sin in tres láechaicmi, LU 1620 . forolgais mór flathe fír / do a.¤ cech ríg mót rét, 4120 . tu mh'aiccme tu mh'fhine (Cú Chulainn to Fer Diad), TBC-LL¹ 3469 . a fini ┐ a hacmi, LL 22350 . ba leis crich cocthe cuire / iar ṅdith na ha.¤ aile, 688 . is dibside A. Rois Temrach, 3863 . athigh ┐ daoracmi do moradh dia neis, 407b26 . is o Thubal ro thaitne / bunad na trí n-ardaiccme, 17561 . d'acmib no cenélaib fer talman, 217b43 ( TTr. 64 ). tri seanoire don steana.¤ (sic, leg. ts-) ro chrochsad Crist, YBL 136b46 . i crich na naicme, Lism. L. 1927 . na naicmibh `in parties', Rel. Celt. ii 262.z . cerbo trī h-aicmeda re scailed iadsen, rob en a.¤ iar m-bunudas iad, Ériu ii 180.20 . dochúadar maithe na fēne ┐ a n-aiccmeda ūaisli leisin rí[g]ḟēinnidh, Fianaig. 52.4 . is iad a.¤ táinig ann an tráth soin .i. Dainfhir ón Dania, Keat. iii 2454 . ar saobh-acmaibh ní cóir cion / caomhantair glóir na nGaoidhiol, Content. x 8 . fir Éireann uile / ó a.¤ go haonduine, Hackett xliii 54 . Of animals: co tomhlacht an aicmidh / for faicthi Ard Lemnacht, Todd Nenn. 136.15 . a.¤ da ghroidh `some of his brood-mares', Keat. ii 4690 . Of a set of ogam characters (see GOI p. 10 ): cis lir a.¤ ogaim, Auraic. 5492 . a.¤ bethi so, 5668 . coic aicmi ogaim, 945 . Of groups of letters: aichnid do ara érgna / na ha.¤ na hilbérla, LL 172 . ga líon a.¤ ro cédchumhdaigheadh innte (viz. an Aibghitear), IGT Introd. 1.5 . Of groups of rhyming consonants: ní cóir connsuine na hénar [do chomhardadh] acht re connsuine dá ha.¤ féin, IGT Introd. § 22 .

aithmes

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n (1 mes(s)?, 2 mes(s)?) Appar. decline, decay: aithmes .i. traghad ut est a Corbmaic, coisc do maicne / na rob i n-aithmess t'aicme, O'Dav. 173 ( YBL 140b24 ). = i n-athmius aicmi, LL 19125 . tria cumhacta nat a.¤ , Gael. 50, 129 `undecaying', Blathm. 374 . do-cain . . . cen greis / ind enlaid caim cen aithmeis, SR 1022 . tīr co n-athmes (: athles), ZCP viii 196 § 16 . ? Bile Tortan . . . / . . ./ atá sunn ón úair ba glass / cosin lathe bas n-aithmess (: graifnes) `until the day when it will be decayed', Metr. Dinds. iv 240.7 .

1 bert

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Forms: beirt, beart, beirt

n ā, f., also o, m. Also beirt f. (beirid). See Éigse viii 101 - 103 , xii 68 , Language xxix 325 . b.¤ (lúachra) m., IGT Decl. § 15. beart (chluichi) f. (ó bheirt an chluithe ┐ an éduigh, v.l.), § 39 . beirt [éadaigh ?] f., § 14 .

Occas. appar. = breth: b.¤ .i. breth . . . ar ate .ix. mberta maicne insin la Féine .i. .ix. mbretha mac annso anuas, O'Dav. 280. ropat móra do berta (`Rechtssprüche', TFerbe 281 ), LL 33690. co brāth na mb.¤ for ever , ZCP viii 228 § 18.

I Burden, load; bundle: b.¤ quasi port, a uerbo porto .i. imarc[h]uirim, Corm. Y 163. etarport quasi etar-bert .i. itir dā beirt, 529 . b.¤ (beart, IT iii 89 § 115 ) fleda for lomgabail (one who carries) a package (of food) for a feast on a bare fork, Bruchst. i 34 § 80. loman carr ┐ beart `the rope for (tying) carts and loads', Laws i 140.3 Comm. long cona be[i]rt (: ceilt) cargo, Prolegomena 43 § 29 . gan bheirt ar bhoin, DDána 114.34 . birt troma i dtéadánaibh `heavy corded bundles', TD 16.59 . gille ag gabháil a mbeirteadh / fir ag fregra chaismeirteadh bundles (?), IGT Decl. ex. 1127 meirge Suibhne, beart buidhe a yellow burden (?), MR 230.1 . Cf. blaith .i. buidhe . . . eich fo berti blaithi, O'Dav. 322. pn In sobriquet: la ríg Eoganachta B.¤ Crechi `Load of Plunder', RC xvii 381.24 (Tig.). bundle, sheaf of thatch, rushes, straw, etc.: colpdach i n-airbir, samaisc i llethbeirt, bó i mbeirt (mbert, v.l.), Críth G. 213. cen co benta acht b.¤ de, manar facaib air ní dá tic dín, O'D. 1695 (H. 5.15, 31b). Cf. O'Curry 642 (H. 3.18, 309). beart don tuighe dá fīghe, LBranach 1450 . ithig b.¤ crema, Anecd. i 48 § 9. is tegar boichti mo beart / seagal is coirci is cruithneacht, IGT Decl. ex. 1064. fuaim na n-each gan beart chum lige `straw for litter', Ó Bruad. ii 192.6 . do-níd aoin bheart amháin da n-armaibh `piled . . . into one heap', Keat. iii 2827.

Fig. burden, weight (of grief, etc.): b.¤ ghoimhe, Rel. Celt. ii 268.33 . nocha nfuil[n]ghim thúas don beirt / o rochuala tásg mh'éinmhic `I cannot bear up against the blow', BS 56.23 . do bhrígh na beirte because of the burden (of oppression), DDána 74.27 . Cf. gár mheisde . . . / a sgaradh (sic leg.) re a mbeirtibh bróin, 79.19 . In cheville: beirt pían, SR 7171. Other applications: dā uigh chirce ar mbúain dā beart `taken from her clutch', KMMisc. 364.16 . a carnn-fhoilt léi 'n a m-beartaibh `tresses', Hard. ii 24.y .

II Clothing, covering, clothes, attire, apparel; accoutrement: beirt .i. cumhdach, O'Cl. tugadh beart (eadach, v.l.) nua do gach aon díobh, idir shlabhradh ┐ léine ┐ bhrat, Ériu i 95.1 . beart do croicend ōglaogh allaidh, Feis Tighe Chonáin 160. beart allmhurdha `strange garment', O'Hara 1438. beirt righ Laighen . . . a léine sroil ┐ a áon ghae, BNnÉ 257 § 216 . co mbeirt glégil in white raiment, Grail 23 . armghaiscedh . . . etir ghai ┐ sciath ┐ claideb, cona bheirt foithibh casing (?), Lism. L. 1610. tuc beirt ridiri (arm gaiscidh, v.l.) dhoibh ` equipment ', ITS xix 28.12 . seacht mbeirte décc éideadh `suits of armour', AFM iv 1244.16 . a bheirt ghliadh 'his battle armour', Celtica xxvi 101 § 28 . buiden do rāpēroip ┐ do daigēroib . . . go mbeirtibh cloch uaissle cumdaigh ar n-a gcomhōradh `with hilts (scabbards ?) of ornamented precious stones' (?), Fl. Earls 100.33 . ocht .xx. claidimh beirte cumdhaigh le hor, L. Chl. S. 27.

III

(a) deed, exploit; feat, trick; effort, task; action, behaviour: na trī berta buadhnaise . . . sin those three exultant deeds, ML² 1122. Cf. phr. b.¤ búada below. Macha, co mbert- aib na mbergg `with feats of heroes', MacCarthy 182 § 5 . tria beirt n-iṅglicc fria n-athair ( Gen. xix 30 - 35 ) wanton trick, Rawl. 72a36 . in b.¤ baísi `foolish thing', TBC-LL² 1064 . atbath tre beirt láechda lúaith, Metr. Dinds. ii 20.23 . do rigni berta fir baíth, iv 146.6 . ag déanamh beart mbaodhluch `venturesome deeds', O'Hara 1390. Lugaid [luth] la beirt (: seirc), Ériu v 209.20 . beart ullamh hí on aingeal (of the Incarnation), DDána 48.17 . beart do bheartaibh an tṡaoghail `one of the tricks of the world', KMMisc. 350.24 . amail dogéntais in mbeirt (: ardneirt) `as they should achieve the task', Ériu iv 110.2 . In phr. b.¤ búada: co fagba lícc bas b.¤ búada for lecht n-Aeda `stone that shall be a trophy', Metr. Dinds. iv 102.12 . bearta a buadh ar ghléire gall (of Ireland), Hackett xlii 68 . Cf. ML² 1122. b.¤ cháis: Muire ógh ar t'fheart / a brón 's a beart cháis, PBocht 5.54 . In phrr. (attá, do-icc) ar b.¤ : a imscar ┐ Meic Con asin chath ro boí ar b.¤ oco the battle that was about to take place between them (?), LU 9828 ( PRIA xix 532.7 ). tathum domna bróin ar beirt matter for grief has fallen to me (?), Metr. Dinds. iv 284.3 . cia beith olc na crí / connāch tí for beirt `though they meditate evil, it may not come to pass' (?), KMMisc. 268.14 . da ceirtbliadain dó for beirt / i tig Loairnd dó ag Eirc, YBL 317b7 ( Aided M. 800 ). Note also: mar adberaid buidni ar beirt / maraid im' cuimni comneirt, MacCarthy 410 § 6 . (In cheville) caoine (leg. cáiniu) bertaibh, ZCP viii 198.7 .

(b) move in a game, play in a game, game: ro tincoisc beirt diarbo cluchi for Murchadh `a move by which a game went against M.', Cog. 144.3 . an bheart (bheirt, v.l.) eile, Ériu xvii 12.30 . b.¤ indarba agad, a meic `a move of banishment', Ériu iii 154 § 8. [tré]na beirt ndírig ndílis `for his straight and honourable play', SG 124.18 . gairid ar mbúain resin mbeirt / gur smúain an aibhid d'imeirt, IGT Decl. ex. 625. ? dál féirleabtha d'inghin é / imridh sé éinbhearta is í, ex. 1113 .

Compds. brig ar bertblaidh, IT iii 64 § 131.26 . a n-anmann cen bertbrón (mertbron, v.l.: Mercōn), ZCP xii 377.7 .

bláth

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Forms: blas

n u and o, m., IGT Decl. § 38.

(a) flower, blossom: in cróib n-arggait fua b.¤ ḟind `with white blossoms', Imr. Brain 2. di bolod ┐ blath na lubi, LU 10641 ( TE 130.26 ). errach cen blathu `without flowers', RC xxvi 46 § 231. iarmibebat blatha, § 242 ( Rawl. 111b42 ). ac tebersin a mbláith ┐ a nduille `dropping their blossoms', Ériu iii 156 § 9. bolad . . . dia blathaib, ii 118 § 52 . concanad a bile ┐ a blaith fri tethacht na ngaeth, § 54. b.¤ na dercan, Airne F. 50. tuigithir blath inbith, Ériu xxii 41.z. ar a blath `for its (sc. the elm's) bloom ', Auraic. 5620. duille ┐ b.¤ ┐ mess, Metr. Dinds. iii 288.7 . blatha na fínemna, PH 4242. (of a miracle) in gabul tirimm a beth fo blath trómm, 1318 . na luibe ┐ na blata . . . ro loisced iad a comurta idbarta, Grail 3096 . an chnú ní 'n-a b.¤ beantair `in blossom', Dán Dé vii 15 . in brága mar b.¤ air- neadh, Ériu iv 218.6 . a mbeól a bláith beginning to flower, IGT Decl. ex. 992. teist . . . an fhéir nó an bhláith, Keat. Poems 698. i n-aimsir an bhlátha `in the spring', Keat. iii 526 . (plant name) nenufar .i. blath uisgce water-lily , C IV 2, 31 rb z .

Fig. (Brigit) in chróib co mbláthib, Thes. ii 325.20 (Hy. iv). (of the Blessed Virgin) ar n-éanchoillne fa bh.¤ `blooming hazel-tree', Aithd. D. 72.5 . (of Jesus) b.¤ fréimhe na fírinne, 75.40 . b.¤ fréime maicne Mílid `the flower of M'.s progeny', O'Gr. Cat. 372.10. cin blath na ndegním, Grail 1467 . (name of a metal) litairgi[r]um .i. blath in luaidhe `flower of lead', ACL i 328 § 88.

In follg. perh. fragrance: as follus nach as a blasannaib na as a mblathaib athainter naduiri na corp nadurtha ` odour ', Ir. Astr. Tr. 72.2 . ? ní-tháinic a-talmain fín is-comaith bladh ris, RC xxiv 376.14 (perh. leg. blas with Ériu ii 118 § 54 ).

(b) In other fig. or extended applications. bloom, (bright) colour; flourishing appearance, condition: olcus a blatha `his ill colour', Mon. Tall. 159.22 . ni bu messa de a blath, Vita B. 5. etach maith immi. b.¤ maith fair, LL 14558. b.¤ bruinne bran sheen (?), Ériu ix 46 § 14. b.¤ óir ara fhoircettlaibh (a saint), BNnÉ 281 § 267 . deich n-eich a n-uair blátha bladaig `in their prime and fame', Leb. Cert.² 120. ba maith blāth in claideb lat `see that the sword is kept in good condition' (Faraday), TBC-I¹ 934. do bh.¤ do chríon, a cholann beauty , DDána 1.15 . re faghbháil bháis do bh.¤ na hóige, Keat. Poems 130. co mblathaibh .i. co subhaltaibh, Stowe Gl. 261 , cf. 246 . (of salvation) dar bpeacadh do bhean a bh.¤ , DDána 3.21 . biaid cach mí dó inna b.¤ every month shall be prosperous for him (the just prince), ZCP xi 87 § 52. a b.¤ . . . ┐ a beathamnass `her prosperity . . . and her supplies', Ériu iv 148.1 . a hana, a himmed, a blátha, a bēta, 162.31 . séan 'n-a bhládh, DDána 93.28 . In phr. bláth banda menstruation : mailli re fuil mista darub comhainm asin innsgni choitc[inn] an blath banda .i. mar na tabhraid na craind torad gan blath as mar sin na tabhraid na mna torad coir gan blath, Irish Texts v 14.17 . do chifi an bean gnathaighes sin an blath banda, Irish Texts v 18y .

Compds. With adj. forsin ngas mbiroir mblathguirt of bitter-flowered watercress, Fél.² lxxxix 36. With nouns. blaith-bhile borrfadach Breagh `proud-blossomed tree', MR 96.2 . do bith fo brúch a bláth-buird `blooming bank', Metr. Dinds. iii 260.14 . do chloinn Bhanbha bhláth-bhuadha, Keat. Poems 1020. céad bláthchraobh ann re fhighe `bright strands' (of hair), Magauran 1865 . blāithfleasg `a garland of flowers', Eg. Gl. 684. ar bordaibh bruach-ṡoillsi blath-indber `beautiful harbours', MR 102.7 . With n. pr. bláth-Ḟergus prosperous Fergus, Ériu iv 98 § 28a .

1 bruiden

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Forms: bruidhean

n ā, f. bruidhean (rit ┐ ón tigh) (o dha chéill, v.l.) f., IGT Decl. § 54 (see 2 bruiden).

hostel, large banqueting-hall; house, mansion (also of similar hall in otherworld, O'Rahilly, EIHM 121 f .): bithobéle trá in b.¤ is aire asberthea bruden di ar is cosmail fri beólu fir oc cor bruidne. no bruden .i. bruthen .i. en bruthe inte, LU 6997 ( BDD 64 ). is [s]í sin (i.e. B. Meic Dathó) in chōiced bruiden ro-boī i nHērinn . . . ┐ bruden Da-Derg . . . ┐ bruden Ḟorgaill Manaich ┐ bruden Me[i]c Da-Rēo . . . ┐ bruden Da-Choca, Sc.M² 1. se Bruidni Erenn . . . / Bruidin Da Berga . . . / Bruden Mic da tho . . . / Bruden Da Coga . . . / Bruden mic Cecht da reo n-ard . . . / Bruden Blai briughaidh . . . / Bruden Forgaill Mhanach, RC xxi 396 § 31 (see O'Rahilly loc. cit.). Maicne nAlim arme aichirburi bruid[n]e Deirgg, O'Mulc. 606. luid C. . . . isin mBruidin, BDD² 524. dorus na Bruidhne, 536 . co fintaís a n-esbada oc brudin, LU 7035 ( BDD 67 ). drumne d'ór milib molta bruidni berga, LL 6447 ( RC xxxvi 262 § 1 ). Dardain bruidne Daberga, YBL 125b21 . bás ríg na llaech 'sin Brudin / la Iṅcél caech, MacCarthy 196 § 1 . i n-iarthar Midi im Bruidin Da Choca .i. brugaidh, Geneal. Tracts 163 § 124. co B. mc. Dareo, 123 § 3 . buaile donn narodluigheadh / bruighean donn ┐ tenedh, IT iii 85 § 81. amal chíaig do rigbrudin, LU 6476 (TBC). for coi ceithre sliged no bid nach b.¤ , RC xxi 314 § 31 (B. Da Chocae). secht ndoruis isin bruidin, Sc.M² 1 . ós blai bruidhne, Acall. 454. SG 104.8 . d'ionnsaighidh ná bruighne `to attack the court', ML 52.33 . ba b.¤ ban ndérach ndocht `thou shalt be a lodging of tearful . . . women', Metr. Dinds. iii 96.19 . san bhruidhin ós Bhreaghmhuigh `in the castle', PBocht 10.15 . bruidhean ḟuar na ndrithleann ndearg (Ifreann), DDána 31.3 . 'san mbruidhin sin, Keat. Poems 1484. bruidhean bíatuigh, IGT Decl. ex. 814. tiad do bhruidhin . . . M. make submission to M., DDána 85.49 (see tech). ? cobrath ṁbrudin, SR 931 (2 bruiden ?).

In `togla' group of tales (see Heldensage 21f.): na toghla . . . Togail Bruidne Da Derga, Togail Bruidne Da Choga, Togail Bruidne Belcon Breifne, Togail Bruidne Dáthi, Anecd. ii 44 § 5. B. da Cocæ in scel sin anuas, RC xxi 394 § 72. See also 2 bruiden

Common in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom. B. (grouped under Dinnogam), Auraic. 5688.

1 cairdech

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adj o, ā (1 cara) having many friends; friendly : ind ḟir chairdig crechloṅgaig, LL 17683 . nibtar cairdeac cridhserca iet . . . imoroile, Leb. Gab.(i) 86.z . gidh cairdeach mé ag maicne Chais, Content. vii 3 . Adv. go céillidh cáirdeach, Keat. Poems 417 .

1 cana

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Forms: -o, chano, chanand, cana, -ach, can, canu

n m. n s. also -o. Inflection varies. Orig. appar. nt, see GOI 208 , Wortk. 231 (`nomen agentis auf -ont' from `canaid'). Later (?) also n and d. Uninflected throughout SCano (see xviii and cf. g s. in chano , LB 241a65 = chanand, 66 ). cana f., g s. -ach, IGT Decl. § 193 . Perh. (orig. ?) two distinct words in senses (a) and (b).

(a) cub, whelp : cano .i. cuilen mic tíre, O'Dav. 529 .i. is uada ata fotha canainde, F. c.¤ .i. cuilén, O'Cl. caitin, cailech, c.¤ , Laws v 472.30 .i. cuilen cen gnim, z Comm. ina comrith canannaib .i. an tan bis a comrith cum na cuilén, O'Curry 2511 ( Eg. 88, 42(43)a ). ? Cf. li dathpill / doss duilleach / dealbh canann, IT iii 96 § 153 . Transfd. of youthful warrior: maicne Echoch . . . / im Niall, im chanaid Cairne `including Niall, Cairenn's wolfwhelp', RC xxiv 184.z = chanaind, LL 19432 . díon ó gCuinn . . . / ar chanaidh fhuinn Teamhra tá (: cabhair) `whelp', Magauran 1418 . do chanaidh Mhuaidhe 1495 .

(b) poet of fourth grade (`Sänger', Heldensage 69 ): se gradha filed . . . .i. fochloc, macfuir[m]ed, doss, c.¤, clí, anradh, ollamh, IT iii 97.1 . cuairt retha canat (canait, v.l.), 31.18 taken as g s. Wortk. 231 . secht ngraid filed . . . cano, cli, anruth, ollum, Laws v 26.25 . Ériu xiii 32.11 . Laws iv 356.y . can, O'Mulc. 537 . canu, Laws ii 154.1 Comm. ard conn canad dicain emain . . . is ard in codnetu dono canuit, O'Dav. 1073 . c.¤ nomen graid filed .i. caintid, ar nī a[i]rchan cōrus a cherdae fīad rīghaib, Corm. Y 276 . sesca la cana (i.e. stories), Laws i 44.z . ni hārmiter na fosceóil acht do chethri grádaib . . . .i. ollam, anrath, cli ┐ cano, LL 24920 . in cano .i. cethra ba a eniclann, Laws v 66.17 Comm. seissiur du canait . . . / for cach feacht feili feithith, Auraic. 2239 . secht seoid do canaid, Laws v 66.1 . sē bā do c[h]lī . . . / a ceathair don c[h]āemc[h]anaid (: anait), ZCP ix 172.3 . glamh in chanad arin mnai, glamh in chli arín mac, IT iii 91.15 . dlighidh c.¤ cethrama gaoise, Ériu xiii 22.24 .

(c) chanter (Sages, Saints and Storytellers 27 § 13 ) ainm in chanand, ZCP iii 224 § 12 .

As n.pr.: ráith Chanand, Metr. Dinds. iv 156.143 . Scéla Cano, Anecd. i 1 ff. = SCano. grad C. is Créidi, LL 17155 . iugulatio Conamlo mic Canonn, AU i 154.3 . da coin Canann ciúil, Metr. Dinds. iii 122.41 . Cano Gall, CRR 8 .

Compd.: a ulcha gaill in dedbudanaig . . . canadgrecanaigh, IT iii 98 § 160 ; 'screaming like a whelp!' EIS 149 § 40 .

Cf. ca(u)nna.

ciniud

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Forms: cined, cine, cinid

u and o, m. Also later cined, and in mod. lang. somet. cine. Vn. of cinid. Appar. state of having been born in: c.¤ iar tuistiu (.i. geinemain do o maithir iar na tuisti o athair) ┐ cin iar cinud (.i. cin do denam do iarna geinemuin o maithir), Laws i 256.19 - 20 , 26 - 27 Comm. fearr fear a c.¤ `a man is better than his descent', v 20.16 .

Usually in concr. meaning offspring, children, descendants .

(a) nicon foigebat c.¤ sainemail dia n-ǽs `a distinguished race', Ml. 69a8 . na bith ch.¤ huadib `let there be no offspring from then', 87a3 . la forcraid cinida `progeny', Laws v 284.z . bés ōenchin(n)eda, Críth G. 72 (see óen) `minor without living ascendants', Gloss. c.¤ `Kinder', ZCP xiv 372 § 34 . borrfad Cuind . . . / cona ch.¤ i n-a díad, Airne F. 277 . do ch.¤ hÍr . . . / atā Clann rēil Rudraige, Corp. Gen. 119.3 . Cond Ēogan Araide ān / it é c.¤ na tri mál, ZCP xi 57 § 11 . do ḟlaith Chruachan in chinid `of the royal line', Leb. Cert.² 2141 ( BB 281b37 ). scret ro rinn / cnet nach cinid sceo fri niad, LL 18480 `a groan that is not natural(?)', PRIA xix 544 § 25 `of some race', Ériu xx 197 . nisbia rigi . . . otch.¤ , Three Hom. 28.16 . niba . . . cland na cined dó, 18.25 . plúr a chine (: dlighe), LBranach 5104 (? leg. chinidh: dlighidh, Ed.).

(b) tribe, race in general: maicne ciniuda, Ir. Recht 30.z . Filistinnai . . . ┐ ciniuda imda aile, LU 64 . gin cindiu (leg. c.¤) do techt fuithib, Laws ii 218.1 . co ngenfitís cinedu iumda di-a shil (of Abraham), PH 2260 . na huilc in chinid da uili `the evils of the race of which thou art', TTebe 571 . c.¤ formtech miscnech, PH 2819 . ar gach chineadh dá chloinn, DDána 3.20 . ag cineadhaibh bochta, TSh. 6048 . With attrib. adj. or gen. of individual peoples: re cineadh Chuinn, Content. xxii 16 . do chinedh T[h]uathail Techtmuir, ML² 1154 . Freq. c.¤ dóenna human race : dar cend in chiniuda dóenna, LU 4251 . in cined doenna, PH 2391 . slanugad in cinedha daenna, Grail 3172R . See doénda. don cinedh fhodhmhordha, Stair Erc. 576 . gurab do chine Scuit . . . athair Ghaedhil, Keat. ii 324 . crodacht in chiniuda . . . Tiauanda, TTebe 569 . an cineadh Iúdaidhe the Jewish race, Parrth. Anma 898 .

In phr. ciorrbhadh cinidh destruction of a race, TSh. 5512 . Note also: ag buain cinidh d'inghin Oiléan (of eulogistic poets), Miscell. Celt. Soc. 348.z .

Compd. a chraobh chineadhnár Chuilinn ` noble-born ', Magauran 3267 .

combáid

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n (com + báid) lit. mutual affection; hence affection, sympathy; alliance, pact, confederacy, etc. (not always distinguishable from combág): is ī . . . combāid Dāil Ch. eturro fēin pact, arrangement , Corp. Gen. 208.6 . co c.¤ cind `chieftains in amity', Metr. Dinds. iii 18.219 . cinniud tria chombáig pact (that each should avenge the other), LL 14097 , cf. rann cinnte comhmbáidhe idir Laighnibh ┐ Frangcaigh, Keat. ii 2607 . tre chombaid `through affection', Ériu ii 182.17 . lucht cumuinn no commbádha, KMMisc. 244.2 . tre chombaig `common hostility', Ann. Inisf. 1093.4 `alliance', Gloss. lucht combádha sympathisers, Content. vii 11 . Ros Comáin lán do loisin / nár don chombáidh, Aithd. D. 37.43 (either -bág or -báid, note). gan chombáidh maicne favouritism(?), Content. vi 44 . combáidh ghuil weeping in unison, Measgra D. 58.3 . commbáidh . . . ré duine, TSh. 1163 . imon ccombáidh ro fhersat fri hAthnenstaibh na naghaidh confederacy, Leb. Gab.(i) 146.13 . uaisle na combágha lér cogradh clann C. do chrechargain, Caithr. Thoirdh. 35.39 . tucc samh an iustís ┐ inar lór lais do mhaithibh gall . . . ina commbaidh annsin, AFM iii 222.9 . gan dol leó isin commbáigh sin, vi 1884.4 . ? i ccommaidh, 2278.13 (cf. commaid).

consal

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n o, m. (Lat. consul). Also -ul, -ol. consul : Consul Romanach, LU 211 . do maeraib ┐ do chonsolaib, Rawl. 75b40 . na consail Romanacha, BB 4a37 . A. ainm in chonsail chain, Ériu xvi 68.142 . cusna cónsalu, LB 157az . cónsal ┐ cinnlitir maicne Mh. (of dead leader), ALC ii 232.21 = FM v 1348.11 . a chonsail ┐ a chomhairligh, Hugh Roe² 220.15 . c.¤ comhairleach, Metr. Gl. Eg. 10 . c.¤ .i. comairleach, Lec. Gl. 514 . M 316 .

dílse

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Forms: dísle, dísle, dílse

n later also dísle , f. (díles) dísle, dílse, f., IGT Decl. § 3 . Abstr. Nouns § 46 . that which is proper to, inherent in, due or belonging to, hence

(a) propriety (i.e. fitness, peculiar applicability, to), passing into notion of appropriation; ownership, possession (of), right over (freq. with obj. gen. and prep. DO of appropriator or owner): asagnintar as nduine . . . intan asmberar uirgilius assagnintar assin doacaldmaiche tre dilsi, Sg. 29a3 . dilse cimbeto a captive's due, Thes. i 484 . cach biad cona dilsi, cona somilsi, cona slāine . . . (sei) eigenes (nicht gestohlen), ZCP xiv 346 § 7 ( Laws ii 232 ). fiach . . . cona focal ┐ a dilsi ┐ a dilmaine, Bürgschaft 15 § 51a . athgabāil sēt con-imcloī dilsi (.i. a. gabur imin set ┐ imar claechlo a dilsi . . .) distress from `seds' which have changed ownership, Laws i 246 . frithe fairge . . . a dilse uile d'fir frithe sea-waifs become the property of the finder, v 334 Comm. a dilsi do lucht in feruinn cusa tárlu é (of a sea-waif), i 204 . rucus tuinede la fer n-ecoir . . . [Ba] deithbir ar nī bbuī dīlse na aititiu la fer for n-ecrad right of possession, ZCP xv 346 § 37 ( Rawl. 113b20 ). corosgáid A. im dilsi in maige sin do ┐ moa ainm fair entreated them to give him the right of ownership of that plain, Dinds. 69 . tabair-se dilse mo chríche féin damsa, SG 321 . dobreath . . . saer dilsi Muigi mac nErce do is da cloind co brath, Lec. 270a36 asbert M. nach tuc disli a fearaind acht do C. nama (imdillsi, v.l.), Ériu viii 175 . dorat Écubu lándílsi na hingine dó full possession of the maiden, TTr.² 1891 . dorat a ogdilsi fein cona uile maithius dó, RC xii 332 . baile biataigh do iodhbairt don C. . . . it iad slāna na hoghdhilsi go brath, Cadhla Ua D. etc. , `sureties of that perpetual gift', AFM 1176 . Isell C. do cennac ar dilse do Cormac . . . ó h. Flaithnen was purchased in perpetuity by C. from Ua F., CS 1089 . co dardad dilsi fērgleithe co ceann mbliadna, Laws iv 130 . Almu . . . do lecun do ar dilsi, RC ii 90 ( LU 3198 ). dilsi fogla ┐ airgni cathrach na hE. . . . do tabairt do dona hectrandaib the right to plunder and destroy the cities, CCath. 762 .

Hence with subj. gen. property, right, claim: tanic atuaid . . . do thabairt dilsi Gormlaithe ar ecin ō Lagnib, LL 52b15 . freedom, right over one's own actions, emancipation (?): bean nā fuil ac fir ┐ do nā tucad a dilsi, Laws iii 292. 20 Comm. do-rónsam dílsi chennaig frit: latsu 'na rucais linde 'na rucsam we made an appropriation of exchange (i.e. a transference in perpetuity), thine what thou didst take; ours what we took, PH 3217 . feibh mar fuaras dílse an sgéil, | dobhérad díbse a n-iul the truth of the story, O'Gr. Cat. 540 . tenn do denam dind ni as ten . . . is dechned iar ndilsi sin genuinely (?), RC xx 152 . ní dechned iar ṅdilsi tormach sillaibe, 150 . dotuit i ndilsi: dorochair i ndilsi di conid nomen di pudicitia `it has fallen into propriety to her' (i.e. become her special name), Sg. 29a8 . anni nognathaigheth cāch . . . dorochair i ndilsi do, Hib. Min. 168 . direnar in fer uadaib uile, no do rochrathar uile i ndilsi they have all fallen into the right (of compensation), Laws iv 178.21 .

(b) forfeiture . This meaning arises out of (a) in cases where a transference of property is implied, the ownership being forfeited by one of the contracting parties. The follg. instances from Laws illustrate the transition ( ó being used of party which loses, and DO of that which gains possession): mad ro achtaig cin ar ┐ ro hairedh, is dilsi in air cona ṡīl, Laws iv 132 . biaidh dilsi cacha athgabala do eclais and the possession of (right over) every such distraint goes to the church (i.e. is forfeited to it), v 256 Comm. is dilsi a fiach uad `he forfeits the debt' (lit. `it is forfeiture of his debts'), i 114 Comm. dilsi a gill on thi dobeir a geall his pledge is forfeited (lit. the forfeiture of his pledge) by the man who . . . v 188 . dilsi a fiach ōn fir doghni an acra, 310 Comm. When land is seized unlawfully: cach ní berar do techtugadh a dilsi dfir bunaidh, iii 148 . dilsi n-airme `forfeiture of the stock', iii 148 . d.¤ in ratha, ii 270 . dilsi a cotach frithgnuma on adaltraidh, 366 . mleth díchmairc i mmuiliunn mrugḟir, cóic séoit ┐ dílse mine melar díchmairc, Críth G. 239 . trí diubarta forsná íada d.¤ `on which forfeiture does not close', Triads 149 . lánd.¤ do cach láim la fíachu `full forfeiture for every hand with fines' (? one of the duties of a ruler), Tec. Corm. § 2 . druim risna drochgráduib, dílsi gach acabair renunciation of all desire, ZCP viii 215 . imba ar ndilsi co n-ar claind a mainche duit shall it be forfeiture of ourselves with our children into your service? Anecd. i 41 . nech imrét ech i ndomnach, dílsi a eich his horse is forfeit, Ériu ii 204 . a caīrich do dīlsi hi llomrad glassenguirt na rīgna (judgement of Lugaid m. Con), ZCP viii 311 . Note: ni teiged bem i [n]dilsi na [i] ndilmaine uad in vain, TTebe 2526 .

(c) security, pledge, warrant: tucad Pátraic inna dilsi, RC xxxvi 264 ( Rawl. 86a3 ). cach fiach co dísli, cach disli i láim rātha, ACL iii 227 . cach altrom co d.¤, cach d.¤ co rún, 228 . nói ngrad nimi . . . is iat dilsi lúagi lemmthair | dúani Crimthain `they are the securities of the price vouchsafed for C.'s poem', MS. Mat. 491 = LL 45b35 (or pl. of 2 díles?). dodechaid Osraighe i ndilsi fri Leth Cuinn entered into suretyship for (`allegiance with'), AU 858 . rígh Osraighe do bheith i nd.¤ fri L. C., AFM 857 . dobersa dō . . . ┐ doberar Caelaind Craibtheach fris na dilsi I will give him (land) and C.C. shall be surety to him for it (?), YBL 174b39 . ata C. a ndilsi fris fein ┐ fri a ḟearand, 44 . ceithre báis breithe: a breith i ngó, a breith cen dílse . . . (.i. faoi omhan gan árach), Triads 244 .

(d) loyalty, fidelity , (cf. 1 díles (c) loyal ), common in later lit.: issed is dóennacht, dílsi ┐ diute, tua ┐ trebaire, LL 294a34 . d'fiachaib ar Dh. umhla is dísle do choimhéad do R. to be obedient and faithful to R., Keat. iii 5116 . ni raibhe dísle ag duine d'eis Chumhail d'Fionn, 3 B 14, 39 . ní fríth . . . neach . . . do rinne dísle dhoiséin, 41 . ní chomhall sí d.¤ dhamh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxx 3 . i n-aghaidh mo dh.¤ dhuid | m'faghail is tríbhse tánuig, TD 14.147 . ar derbdilsi a thinōil ┐ ar lān-mēt a maicne on account of the loyalty of his assembly, BB 426bz . iar ttabhairt . . . chánóine Patraig dhóibh im dilsi dhó having pledged their loyalty to him on Canóin P., AFM 1196 . go mbí fearg Dé rinn tré pheacadh an tsinnsir nó go bhfaghthar linn d.¤ , TSh. 4084 . a ró d.¤ ag díon gach ḟir, Content. xxx 2 .

(e) security, safety: da bhfaghadh arthrach fria himluchtadh ┐ dilsi fria dul ┐ fria techt security to come and go (?), Caithr. CC § 61 . geallaidh disle no ionniollus (= securitatem pollicetur), 24 P 22, 142 . dísli Dé fuair ré a uaisle peace of God (?), 3 C 13, 939 . fágbhaidh cnuas d'ísle san ḟiodhbhaidh | nár dhísle thuas d'iomdhaidh éoin that there was no safety above for the bird's resting place (lit. that it was not safety, cf. 22.6 ), TD 29. 120 .

(f) The follg. exx. perh. belong to a different word, cf. IGT Decl. p. 39.8 : gan ingin righ . . . dho lamhachtain druine nā dhilsi nā dheghlāmhda `to work embroidery or to practise charity (?)', Caithr. CC § 3 . co faccadar na tri hingena ac denam a ndruinechais (a ndruine ┐ a ndísle ┐ a ndeghláma, Fr.), Acall. 7321 .

esraínid

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v scatters, disperses : dia roesroíded (raheasraineadh, v.l.) maicne Israel, CGSH § 1.2 (a) . dia raossrainti (rohesretea, roasraintea, v.ll.) meic Israel, CGSH § 1.2 (b) . Vn. esraíniud​​.

esrédid, esroídid

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v (denom. of esréd or formation with inorganic -d- (cf. sreid/ sreidid) Ériu xviii 93 )

I Trans. scatters, disperses; divides: oen, tra, dona ruthnib ros esreid grian na firinde isin domun, LB 24b40 = Three Hom. 4 . ind [ḟ]airend rotomlithea...┐ ro scailte i n-inadaib ecsamlaib...có mba hand atresat, airm inro tomlithe ┐ inro esrete, RC xxv 236.21 = LU 34b23 . in bo derg threbliadnach is a fuil ro hesréti tar macu Israhel, LB 257a78 . setid uadha na hanmanna...co n-esredentt a fodrannaib fo ifern iatt, Aisl. Tond. 109.13 (= co sgaoilenn, 134.36 ). ron esreidedh tresin daire we were separated by captivity ACL iii 10.27 . ros timairg fine G. as gach airm inro scaoilit ┐ inro hesreidhit, Leb. Gab.(i) i 234.9 . acht dia ro esróided maicne Israhel o Thit ┐ ο Uespasian fo chethair aird in domain, LL vi 48647 . Cf. ro hesraided na hlúdaide ar cech leth i tírib...in domain, PH 5499 (esraí- ? see under esrédiud). ro ésraít a tigi do bethi barralaind barrglas, TFerbe 466.65 .

II Intrans. spreads; disperses: plágh mór ┐ gorta i Mumhain...co ro esreidh cidh fo Erind, AFM ii 1002.6 . ro sgaoil ┐ ro eisreidh an chuid ele don chobhlach fo aireraibh na ccrioch, v 1870.3 .

fo-léci

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Forms: farlaic

v (variant of do-léci ?) fos-leci sis ... co grian ` sinks down ' (of a well) Todd Todd Nenn. 196.6 . pret. ni farlaic Cathaír Carmain | acht dia maicne left (bequeathed) Metr. Dinds. iii 16 (Meyer assigns this to for-léici, ZCP xviii 327 ). ni farlaic Cathair immorro acht [d]o tellaigib fodesin, Dinds. 18 = ni ḟarlaig Cathair u ┐ o tellaighib fodesin, BB 360az . Cf. -forlaig.

1 foth

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Forms: fotha, fuith, futhu

n o, n., m. n p. fotha, fuith (cf. fudha, v.l. fugha, IGT, Decl. § 180 ?), Thurn. held : atait secht fod la Feine, Laws v 264 , to be a misreading of ... secht fodla la F., but the comm. gl. a secht no fothaigedh' suggests foth.

A word of doubtful meaning, freq. in legal tracts; expld. by O'Don. ` claim, right, title, property'; `title, claim', Plummer ; by Thurneysen ZCP xiii 301 - 303 as that which can represent or be substituted for something else owing to similarity of nature or behaviour ; he assigns to it the a p. futhu in Cambr. 37b (see futhu and cf. O'Bruadair cited s.v. foich). a thing which someone else has a claim on, which has been promised to someone else, or is forfeit to someone else ( Ériu lvi 78n ); token, sign (?). The word is glossed by O'Dav. as follows (a) f.¤ .i. dliged nó gnimrad ut est ataat .iiii. anmann dona macaib so ... bid a f.¤ maicne dobertais anmann doib .i. ... o gnimrad nó o dligid maicne , O'Dav. 908 . (b) f.¤ no fod .i. amail, ut est ... for finntedha foth ... ; Ocus ... : fodh macaib sceo i ngenaibh, 878 . (c) f.¤ .i. demin, ut est ar ní aidbriudh for f.¤ forlengar for dilsi, 941 = for fot forlengar, Ériu xiii 54 ( H 3.18 p. 61a , faint dot over -t). Cf. follg. exx. mas indraic ┐ esinnraic dorala iman sēt cidh í in inraic aidhbres cidh aice aidhbrethar ... is cedfaidh gach uair do bheith foth ninais no foth creca co remdilsi ag in innraic, coma hi in esinnraic do dena imdenam, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). mas da innraic no da esinnraic dorala um an sēt is lais in tí oga tarrus é a imdenam cidh bé foth bus ail les d'imairt air, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). masa cend co memur, no eclaisdacda co tuata, no innraic co hesinnraic is leosidhe imdenam in gach foth da dtig eliugh uile ┐ i fotha comarda ┐ leitharda ... acht cenmotha da fotha .i. foth creca, go remdilsi, no fo n-inais con esinnraic ┐ fo creca nama og an innraic, is a dhenam don esinnraic conadh foth creca go remdilsi, no gonadh foth ninais di é, ┐ a dhenam don innraic conadh foth creca cin remdilsi di é ..., O'Curry 2152 (= O'D. 1641 - 2 ). duine ... roba lis imdénam a seoit do rer in fuid ro imir air, O'D. 1641 ( H 5.15, 19a ). masa ... cend co memur is leoside imdénam in cach foth a mbia éliugud dóib, ┐ in cach foth uili cid iat aidbres cid aca aidbrither cen mothat da foth foth creca co remdilsi no foth ninais oc in esinraic ┐ fo creca namā con indraic ..., O'D. 1641 - 2 ( H 5.15, 19a = O'Curry 2151 - 2 ). is iat na fuith ( fotha, O'Curry 2152 ) comarda .i. foth n inais aca mar aen, no foth creca co remdilsi ; is iat na fuith (fotha O'C.) lethárda foth n inais con dara de ┐ foth comarda [leg. creca, as in O'Curry 2150 ] co rémdilsi no cen remdilsi con tí eili, no foth creca co rémdilsi no foth creca namá con tí eili ib. O'D. 1642 . set aidbreda aithfégthar sund iter da feichemain a n-urlaim coitchind, ┐ nechtar de don dá fechemain ro fuaitgestar ón urlaim cen airech ón, ┐ is don fir ḟuil aca n-aidbriud rainic a imdénam do rer a fuid, ┐ nocha do féin is aichnid é, acht da bligne no dá buachaill, O'D. 1651 ( H 5.15, 21a ). duine lasi mbia fod (mas indraic ┐ esindraic dorala umun sét. cid im indraic aidbres cid aca aidbrither, is le imdénum cipé foth is áil di de. Más da indraic no da esindraic dorala umun sét, is leis in tí ca tarrus cipé foth bus áil de), O'D. 1653 - 4 ( H 5.15, 22a ). gach innraic aidhbris a set ag eisinnraic, ┐ is foth n-inais [foth n-ínfais, 23 Q 6, 42 ] imrid a ndís, is lais in innraic imdhenamh go fior testa ina diagh, ach muna tairge an antest oga n-aidhbrither fíor Dé, ┐ dia tairge ní bfuil fíor is taire nas in fior tairge (.i. d'imdenam), O'Curry 2288 ( Eg. 88, 21ab ) = 23 Q 6, 4a ( O'Curry 1601 ). atait tri fotha la Feine doberat tuinidhe ┐ dilsi do neoch, .f. n-inais ┐ .f. n-imna ┐ .f. reimdilsi .i. aní fothaighter do dilsi roime riam, H 3.18, p. 208b = O'Curry 2287 ( Eg. 88, 21ba ). See also s.v. inás. ? atait secht fod la Feine nadcon toibget athgabail `seven rights' Laws v 264.11 (see fod). elguin ┐ toiscid, anfis ┐ eitge, acht in eitge iffod fodhal son rop toiscidh roba elguin, i 262 ; expld. by Thurn. loc. cit. `except the eitge which represents, i.e. comprises, the divisions' (i.e. the classes of `eitge,' see Laws iii 88 ).

Cf. na Dessi Muman mor cath ... | Oengus Eogan acher bruth | Rus in Fothad cona foth (: cloth), Rawl. 84a33 .

gnímrad

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n ā, f. Also o, m. coll. of 1 gním.

(a) In sg. and pl. deeds, acts, feats: (= ut peccata mea aire sechethar slichtu ar fédot i ndagnimrathib (sic leg.), Thes. ii 244.32 ( Cambr. 37c ). cura dichuirer mo pecda dom deggnimarthaibbonis factis deleam), Gild. Lor. 261 . dorigéni gnimrada gaile, TBC-LL¹ 1967 . Macgnimrada Conculaind (heading), 864 . nír' bo thualaing gnimrad míled do frecra, CCath. 329 . Cog. 160.21 . meisnech ocus morgnimrad maicne ... Domnaill, MR 244.17 . fon gnimrad ... dlegar díb, Laws i 106.31 . is díaisneisi a chumachta, ... ┐ a ghnimrad (of God), Ériu ii 140 § 151 . atlóch[a]tar duit-si ... th'uile gnīmradha, ZCP iv 241.6 . ingantaigit in popul gnímrada in druad, PH 1184 . nech rob intṡamlaigthe gnimartha re gnimaibh Ercail, BB 419b48 . fá a ngníomrad mestar mic rígh, O'Gr. Cat. 358.5. fear do-ghéanadh gníomhraidh ngloin, DDána 91 § 5 . tréna ghníomharthaibh ... abhus, TSh. 1141 . AFM iii 498.x . g s m. ac molad ... gnimraid in gille, TTebe 3750 . ar met a ... ṅgnimraid, Cog. 52.14 . g s f. (?) a laich ... gaiscid ┐ gnimartha, 52.5 . g p. (?) cend ... gaiscid ocus gnimrada, 166.7 . In cheville: gnimraid graid, SR 5135 . ni gniomradh gó, Leb. Gab.(i) 272.10 .

(b) labour, work: ni coir lais berrad nā fothruc[ud] ... nó nach gníomrad ale, Mon. Tall. § 55 . gosin lucht robhi re gnimrud and ... who were at work there, Aen. 2223 . cen ar, cen buain, cen tiradh, | cen gnimrad acht mad leighend, Fél. 188.8 . i n-aimsir gnimraid in work-time, Laws i 140.5 .

(c) In sg. and pl. work, production (= Lat. opus, opera): saethar ... do chaithimh fria gnímradh Idhul ┐ ainchreitmech, Marco P. § 1 . hidail dalla, ... gnímradai lamu (sic) dáine, PH 1142 . atloch[a]tar duit-si ... th'uile gnīmradha (= ... omnia opera tua), ZCP iv 241.6 .

(d) sporting, gambolling, play: co m-bói oc clesrad ocus oc espai ... O ra ḟorba tra in sindach a gnimrad, IT i 46.24 . gan gháire fa ghníomhradh leinb, Ériu viii 192.17 .

(e) exercising (horses): seal ar ghníomhradh ghreagh n-úaibhreach, Ériu ix 168 § 45 . gníomhradh each, TD 6.8 .

(f) Of the special function discharged by anything: in cuilen ... no go rogabaidh gnímraidh (i.e. till it is old enough to hunt), O'D. 439 ( H 3.17, c.338 ) = cuilen cen gním, Laws v 472.35 Comm. pl. ni dingnad si (i.e. an ghrian) na gniamarta teasbaid, ITS xiv 70.16 .

(g) Theological: a prayer containing a profession (= Lat. actum), Donlevy 256.5 .

1 mac, macc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 mac, macc or dil.ie/31166
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Forms: macc, mac, maicc, meicc, meic, mec, mic, mic, meic, meic, mic, macc, maic, maic, meicc, meic, mec, mic, mic, maccu, macu, macca, macc, maccu, macu, mhaca, mac, maccu, mic, Macniadh, Mág, Méig

n o, m., Generally written in MSS. with contraction m̅c̅ in all forms; when written out, the double consonant is usual in O.Ir., but it is sometimes written single when final, rarely when medial. n s. macc, Wb. 1d9 , 6d6 , 13b29 , 13d10 , Ml. 25b5 . mac, Wb. 13d11 , 32c15 . g s. maicc, Wb. 13b30 , Ml. 17c3 , 7 ; meicc, TBC-LL¹ 801 , 863 , 913 (usual O.Ir. and early Mid.Ir. form). meic, Laws ii 162.13 , TBC-LL¹ 847. mec, IT i 107.2 (H.). mic (later Mid.Ir. and Mod.Ir.); in IGT Dec. ex. 702 `mic' is said to be incorrect, the correct form being `meic'. v s. a meic! Acall. 2933. a mic!, SCC 26 , 29 . n du. da macc , Wb. 4c12 , Ml. 26b14 . n p. (O. and early Mid.Ir.) maicc, Wb. 4c6 , 9a13 . maic, 21b2 , 30b14 . in maic , BDD 9. meicc, Hy. ii 37 ; TBC-LL¹ 6198. meic, 1372 . mec, PH 3770 , 5595 , etc. tri mic , IT i 121.1 (= maic LU); Laws ii 66.15 . Mod. mic. a p. maccu, Wb. 11a30 , 19c15 , 33a15 , Ml. 33c16 ; Hy. i 29. macu, Laws iii 398.7 . macca, Hib. Min. 4.118 . g p. macc, Wb. 23a9 ; Ml. 34c7 . v p. a maccu ! TBC-LL¹ 906. a macu ! ZCP xi 44 § 60. a mhaca ! ib. § 54 . mac, IGT Dec. § 15.

I A son: in Glosses = Lat. filius. gl. filius, Ir. Gl. 407 , natus 408 .

(a) in strict sense: amal ṅguidess athir a macc, Wb. 24d19 . adim-maicc mihi et am athir-se uobis ye are sons, 9a13 . athair ┐ mac ┐ ua, Laws i 238.8 . batar oc Saul mac Ciss . . . cethri meic . . . tri ingena, SR 6517. macc int ṡaír son of the wright, Fél. Aug. 14. ro tuisim Noi tri maccu, MacCarthy 286b . teora meic ag Noi, ib. ná caoin inghean, ná caoin mac, Keat. Poems 599. mac athar do Mag Uidhir M.'s half-brother on the father's side, AFM iv 966.13 . mac mathar som do Chiaran uterine brother, ZCP viii 315.4 . mac sethar a sister's son, TBC-I¹ 530. nochon ḟidir mac duine no son of man (i.e. no mortal), ZCP vii 303 § 9. ni muirbithir m.¤ mna lium, PH 400. trí fichid míle mac máthar mother's sons (i.e. men), Hackett xl 112 . Preced. by adj.: ardmac rig, ro-mac Nesa, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 28.13 = Laws iv 346. degmac Domnaill, SR 2376. drochmac Iesse, 6138 . Abel mormac Adaim, Mart. Don. 22. ríg-mac, ACC § 111. Esp. used in apposition to npr.m., folld. by gen. of father's name: co Duid m.¤ nIesse, SR 2318. rigdal itir Donnchad m.¤ nDomnaill ┐ Fiachnae m.¤ nAedho, AU 783. Rarely with mother's name: Conchobar m.¤ Nessa, Fergus m.¤ Róich, Ailill m.¤ Mata, Muirchertach m.¤ Erca. Folld. by DO instead of gen.: Ailill mac mic d'Ollomain, MacCarthy 168.8 . Othalinus . . . ba m.¤ don Otha hermor, SR 2366.

In relig. lit. of Christ, the Son (as distinct from the Father), oftenabsol. and without art.: m.¤ ¤ na deachte, Wb. 32c15 . is macc míastar in die iudici it is the Son who will judge, 1d9 . asberat . . . as laigiu deacht maicc indaas deacht athar, Ml. 17c7 , cf. 24d23 . i n-oentaid na trinoti, athar ┐ meic ┐ spiruta noim, PH 1445. Also called mac Maire, Hy. i 1. SR 8145. m.¤ na hOge ebraide, 8277 . m.¤ in duine the Son of man, PH 2272 , 3070 , 3157 . m.¤ duine, 5041 .

Folld. by a gen. or adj. in various semi-technical and legal expressions: atait tri mic beoathar la Fene .i. mac huar ┐ m.¤ De ┐ m.¤ ailte, ZCP xiii 23.10 . mac De, mac som bis i tesgaire a athar ina timaircnib techtaib; co na comidethar cos nā lam, ib. 16 . m.¤ cétmuintire son of a spouse, legitimate son : atáit .ii. ara-randat orba fri mac cētmuinntire, CIH v 1547.6 . mac ōighe .i. mac cētmuindtire, CIH iv 1296.33 . is dīles do mac na cētmuinntiri in cinniu[d]-sin, CIH v 1547.26 . mac cope .i. donither re mac caille (leg. maccaillig?) son of a nun (?), O'Dav. 415. m.¤ doirche (.i. in m.¤ donither i ndorcaidetu) a son begotten in secrecy (?), Laws v 452.16 . m.¤ foesma `son of protection' (an adoptive son), see fóesam. m.¤ gor a son who supports his father, Laws iii 56.20 , opp. to m.¤ ingor, ib. 30 . See also 2 gor. m.¤ muini a bastard , see 1 muine. mic mhuinntire (= filii familias), TSh. 5120. m.¤ óg a celibate : Mel Bre(n)ind Ua Ronain, ardepscop iarthar Herend, in mc. og 'eminent bishop of the west of Ireland, the celibate', AI 296 (s.a. 1161.4) . mc. og ┐ uasalshacart 'a celibate and noble priest', AI 324 (s.a. 1197.5) . See also m.¤ óige s.v. III (b). m.¤ óige = m.¤ cétmuintire: mac ōighe .i. mac cētmuindtire, CIH iv 1296.33 . mac óigh trā is ē-side fo-coisle orba .i. foxlas seilb .... mac óighe .i. cētmuindter, CIH v 1547.3 . m.¤ sanaise a son not acknowledged by his father, opp. to m.¤ súla an acknowledged son, see Laws iii 542.7 , O'Dav. 1044 , 1245 . m.¤ scrīne .i. m.¤ so rinne re coibdelaig ina richt fein a son begotten in incest (?), H 3.18, 227a ( O'Curry 413 ). m.¤ soirche a legitimate or acknowledged son (?), O'Dav. 95.

Rarely of the young of animals: macc bó a bullock , CRR 4. damh . . . .i. m.¤ bó, BNnÉ 122 § 61.

In compos. with ban-, a daughter: feadair ferinnsce for baninnsce intan asberar: is e in banmhac sa, Auraic. 531.

(b) in looser sense a male descendant; esp. in pl. folld. by gen. of ancestor to denote a tribe or people (not a native usage, the words maicne , maccu and being used by Irish tribes): ar maccaib Israhel, Wb. 11a28 . soirad mac nIsrahel, Ml. 53d1 . meic Israhel, SR 5475. fri claind mac nIsrahél, 3710 . ic maccaib Israel, PH 5071. meicc Emir meicc Erimon, Hy. ii 37. Cf. also: Iohain már macc ṅErenn of Erin's sons, Fél. Sept. 26. eter gelmaccaib Gaedel, Ériu iv 96 § 7 ( LL 33b45 ). m.¤ Goill (i.e. one of English descent), AU iii 506.

II A boy and sometimes loosely a young person in general: sainreth do maccaib a pélogud particular to boys (gl. puerorum), Sg. 45b6 . i tabairt mic for muin i tech carrying a boy, Laws i 174.32 . urcor flescaig is eside macc bundsaighe (.i. mac diubraices in mbunsaig), iv 134.16 , 140.1 . biit tri choecaid macc and oca cluithi, TBC-I¹ 368. maic becca doairchellat cethra, Ériu ii 206 § 26. do fhuil mac mbec, PH 382. cen mna cen maccu not counting women or children, SR 4031. ra batar mnaa ┐ meicc ┐ mindoene ac coíniud, TBC-LL¹ 6198. cu ra ainitis uli feraib maccaib mnaib, PH 6309. idir mhaca mnaoi is fir, Keat. Poems 614. eter maccaib beccaib (alluding to girls), IT i 131.26 . Occasionally of youths or grown persons: ruri anacht tri maccu a surnn tened (i.e. the three Holy Children). Hy. i. 29 , cf. Fél. Ap. 28 , Ep. 507. rí roshicc . . . forsin tsét na dá mac dall, SR 7682. atchondairc-si . . . cruth ┐ comdelb . . . cech meic ┐ cach miled, LL 221a7 . cethrur ingen Dubthaig dil, | cethri maic dóibsium demnig (i.e. lovers), Metr. Dinds. iii 72.

III Folld. by gen. in various fig. and technical expressions:

(a) denoting calling or function: m.¤ eclaise ` son of (the) church', a churchman, cleric: oen m.¤ [ec]ulsa forarsaidh . . . ic cantain a urnuighthe, RC xiv 58 § 72. tri maic ecalsa do muintir na cleirech, Acall. 2888. co tri cetaib sacart ┐ co tri milibh mac n-ecalsa, AU ii 86.2 . clier ┐ meic eguilsi in baile, Fl. Earls 34.24 . AFM vi 1924.22 . m.¤ foglama a student: felmac . . . .i. m.¤ foghlamæ, O'Mulc. 512. oráit annso dona macaib fogluma, Ériu ii 224.11 . m.¤ léginn a (clerical) student , O'Mulc. 688. m.¤ legind, Lat. Lives 82 (= scolaige ib.). i(c) macc leginn i nArdmacha, RC xx 176. Possibly also the expression m.¤ airbe (name for a `macfuirmid'?), see Laws iv 360.6 and muc(c)airbe below.

(b) fig. and alleg.: ce notad maic-si raith sons of grace , Wb. 33b8 . maicc tairngiri sons of (the) promise , 4c6 . guide cech maicc lére `of every son of piety', Fél. Ep. 428. macc umalóti ┐ erlatad buide do Dia, PH 4204. mac aptha = mac báis: bát úaiti meic aptha (mic bháis, v.l.) na cille so 'the lost souls of your cemetery shall be few', Beatha Bharra 64.128 . m.¤ báis `a son of death', a wicked man , opp. to m.¤ bethad `a son of life', a righteous man (often of a professed religious) : tairbirid illatu pían n-ecsamail dona maccaib bais, FA 1. eccraibdech ┐ macc báis, Trip. 220.15 . a meic in báis!, PH 2426. m.¤ bethad, Trip. 84.20 ( .i. cin pecath, ACL iii 37 ). sochuidhi do macuibh bethad, etir apstala ┐ desciplu, Lism. L. 3938. tigherna . . . mhórtha mhac mbethadh ┐ riagtha mhac mbáis, AFM vi 2296. mainistir . . . i mbáttar meic bhethadh d'ord S. Fronséis, 2218.7 . m.¤ ceanta .i. m.¤ échta, O'Cl. (`a son of achievement' P. O'C. ). m.¤ mallachtan `son of a curse' = m.¤ báis: comtinól na mac mallachtan, FA 1. comaittreb . . . ina mac mallachtan (of Hell), PH 4332. dosbera na maccu mallachtu . . . isin tenid suthain, 7285 . do macaibh mallacht ┐ do lucht dénma uilc, AFM iii 286.25 . m.¤ meda `son of mead', a heavy drinker , Anecd. ii 35 § 8. m.¤ míraith a graceless person (?), Acall. 1884 (`son of mishap' O'Gr.). m.¤ ochta `bosom-son', a favourite, darling: sacart ┐ m.¤ ochta rig nime, Acall. 2462. rob m.¤ ochta aireachta cach mac buan dod bhroind-ḟine, Leb. Cert. 194. See also (c) below.

m.¤ óige a celibate : uasal-easpoc Erenn ┐ an m.¤ oighe, RC xviii 52.4 (Tig.). comharba Colaim Cille, ┐ Adhamhnáin, saoi, ┐ epscop, ┐ mac oicce, AFM ii 762.6 . Oengus mc. Cathain, in t-epscop ┐ in mc. óge 'the bishop and the celibate', AI 202 (s.a. 1036.6). See also m.¤ óg.

m.¤ uilc an evildoer: meic uilc ní thiset n-ar ndáil, LL 308b1 = SG 389.18 . m.¤ na tráth `son of the canonical hours' (of a cleric), Acall. 4614 , 6769 .

(c) of things or animals: m.¤ alla `son of a cliff', echo: co cuala sum . . . guth in meic alla aca ḟrecra asin charraic, LL 165b30 . ro bai a m.¤ alla isna trachtaibh re med a muirni, Aen. 992. ro lin m.¤ alla na gairi sin mothra ┐ caillti, CCath. 5624. ro baoi m.¤ alla gheimi an drúith sin aieor, RC xxiv n. 2 . AFM vi 2130.11 . As name of a drinking-horn , Acall. 133.

m.¤ bronn a species of metrical composition: aircetal aire dna ataait .x. fodla fair-side .i. m.¤ bronn, etc., BB 299a25 .

m.¤ formuin (? for 1 muin) apparently name of some joint or portion of meat allotted to certain ranks in the Tech Midchuarta at Tara: LL 29b19 , 35 and diagram = YBL 419b3 (where the reading of facs. appears to be m̅c̅ armuin), 13 and diagram (in all cases with contraction); mac formuin, H 3.18, p. 362b ( O'Curry 771 ). Petrie's Tara 175 fg. expands as `muc formuin' and translates pig's shoulder , comparing 1 formna.

m.¤ greche .i. eitne cnó a kernel , Ériu ii 5.10 (Amra Conroí).

m.¤ imblissen pupil (of the eye): amal in macc n-imblissen (gl. ut pupillam), Ml. 39c3 . dona maccu imlesaib (gl. pupillis), Gild. Lor. 118. m.¤ imresan (gl. pupilla), Ir. Gl. 80. is he tene na súla in m.¤ imlesen, SCC 17. tri maic imlissen cechtar a dá súla, TBC-I¹ 35. oensúil . . . ┐ tri maic imlessen inte, BDD 44. méit mac imlesan duine, Ériu ii 134 § 115. teit radarc . . . on incind cu mic imrisan na sul, ITS xiv 54.

m.¤ ochta name of a joint or portion of meat?, heart (?) (or read mucca ochta 'suckling pigs', Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 65 ). ba si airigid ban Ulad . . . .i. secht ndaim ┐ secht tuirc ┐ secht ndabcha . . . ┐ secht nglaininí ┐ secht m̅c̅ ochta, IT ii1 173 (perhaps a vessel or measure).

m.¤ óe liver: in macc hoe tredluighthe (gl. trifidium iecur), Gild. Lor. 213.

m.¤ snáma `son of swimming' (kenning for some large fish or sea-monster?), Corm. Y 948.

m.¤ tíre `son of (the) country', wolf: Eg. Gl. 313. BDD 66. im macu tiri, Laws i 160.2 Comm. sod maic tire female wolf, TBC-I¹ 1720. pl. mic thíri, BS 76.3 . (mod.) na meictíreadha ag inghréim an tréuda, Hard. ii 310. (fig.) gach uile Eagluis do chaomhna ó chundtabhartaibh na macdtire, Carswell 77.

With adj.: m.¤ salach `dirty lad', a toad , gl. bufo, Thes. ii 235.8 (reading doubtful).

m.¤ ar muin name of a defect in prosody , IGT Introd. § 2.

IV Folld. by a gen. or adj. mac is often used to form masc. proper names, or sobriquets. Exx. from lit.: Mac Brocc, Cóir Anm. 45. Mac Caille, Hy. v 15. m.¤ Cécht (son of power? of the plough?), one of the Tuathan Kings; cf. Macc Cecht (name of a smith), Trip. 250.24 . m.¤ Cuill (s. of hazel?), a Tuathan king, cf. Trip. 220.15 . Lugaid Mac Con, Cóir Anm. 61.71 . Lugaid Mac tri con, IT i 108.2 . Mac Dā Recht, ZCP xiii 356.7 . Mac Dá Thó (s. of the two mutes), IT i 96 (= Med. and Mod. Ir. Ser. vi 1 , and see Preface, p. i ). Mac in Daimh, Imr. Brain i 61. Bec mac Dé in fáid, LL 371b17 . LB 260b12 . Mac Gréine, a Tuathan king. Mac ind Óc (`s. of the two Young Ones', Stokes, RC xxvi 60 ), sobriquet of Óengus mac in Dagda, also called Mac Óc, IT i 132.13 : in mac Óc, ib. 7 . Macc Tāil (`son of adze'), Trip. 250.25 .

With adj. m.¤ Riabhach, m.¤ Solas (names of drinking-horns), AFM iii 110.2 ; 34.7 . AU ii 188.

From history: m.¤ na haidhche, AU ii 72.2 ; 134.19 ; cf. mac(h) na hoidhche (gl. Thitheus), Ir. Gl. 546. Macbeathadh, AU 1014 , 1041 . Macētigh (< étig ugly?), 936 ; Macēitigh, 950 ; mac Mic Etigh, 896 . Maclēighinn, 988 . Mac Líag ardollamh Erend (s. of a leech), 1016 . Mac Lochlainn (s. of a Dane), 1051 . Maccnia, 701 ; Macnio, 708 ; g s. Macniadh , 751 . Cf. Mac Niad (.i. Mac Con), Cóir Anm. 220. Macoac (= m.¤ óc?), AU 787. Macoigi, 801 ; Maccoigi, 874 ; dormitatio Maccoiged, 752 (cf. mac óige III b above). Macoirbb, 809 . Mac Oncon, 729 (see onchú). Macriaghoil, 821 . Mac ind shaer (s. of the wright), 766 . m.¤ na cerda (sobriquet), 874 .

After the introduction of surnames (10th-11th cent.), mac folld. by gen. n.pr. m. becomes a common form of surname and often changes to Mág (gen. Méig); the usage is extended to foreign names. Flaithbertach Mag Uidhir, AU ii 442.2 (an. 1327 ). Cormac Mag Coscraidh, AU iii 430.24 . Cormac óg m.¤ C. m.¤ T. Meg Ca, AU iii 428.3 . mac Airt Meg Uidhir, iii 10.9 (1383) . Raghnall mac Mic Raghnaill, ii 196.8 (1179) . do clainn Raghnaill Meg Raghnaill, iii 12.20 (1384) .

COMPDS. Forms less or more stable compds. with a follg. subst., generally with sense youthful, pertaining to a boy or child . ¤bachall f. a boy's staff: macb. a ainm . . . ar bith na [leg. a = i?] laim na macæim, BColm. 46.10 . a s. macbachaill, ib. 3 . ¤brat m., in pl. child's clothes, swaddling-clothes: ba fóglainntid . . . he asa macbrataib ┐ asa naidendacht, Alex. 810. an tan robuí ina mhacbhrataibh, Hugh Roe fo. 15 a . asa aóididh ┐ asa mhacbrataibh (sic leg.), fo. 73 a . ¤brethaid son-bearer: v s. a macbrethaig glórdai (of the Virgin Mary), Ir. Lit. 48 = LB 74a53 (see Ériu 9.85 , footnote 2). ¤cerd f. youthful art: pl. maccerdda Conculaind, TBC-I¹ 732. ¤cless m. juvenile feat: do mebhraighis do mhacchleasa, MR 302.5 . ¤comlond m.: ba handsa . . . frithalum a mha[c]comlaind, Aen. 2570. ¤dalta m. a young fosterling: caeca macdalta, IT ii2 192 . ¤daltus m.: co m. do chill i forcanar `son-fosterage to the church in which he is taught', O'Dav. 956. ¤dán m.: caraid . . . a maccdán, Thes. ii 293 ( SP ii 4 ); 'youthful art' CMCS lvii 3 § 2 . ¤díre `boy-fine', fine or honour-price payable in case of a boy? cia luigium hi maicdirib? (.i. cia mac is lugu eneclann), H 2.15A p. 17b ( O'D. 1017 ). ¤dond m. a youthful chief? Níall menmnach m., Ériu iv 110 § 72 a . ¤drettel m. a young favourite: Fráech . . . macdreittel ríg Síde ṅHerend, LL 250b36 = TBFr. 262 ( Med. and Mod. Ir. Ser. v ). a macdrettil Emna!, FB 11. ¤drúth m. an idiot boy: m. .i. a cinn a .vii. mbliadan, H 3.17 c. 265 ( O'D. 344 ). ¤fine sons of a family: mār maccḟine aīn-rīg, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 17 § 2 ( Rawl. 124a = marfine, LL 387a17 ). ¤firt f. a miracle performed in boyhood: do macfertuibh inni noem-Patraic, Lism. L. 132. i soscéla na mac[ḟ]erta the Gospel of the Infancy, LB 139b8 . See V. SS. Hib. vol. i p. xxxiv . ¤flaith a youthful chief: Mál in mac[ḟ]laith, Acall. 2503. do mhacḟlaith Mumhan, Leb. Cert. 36.1 . ¤gním a boy's deed, exploit: da mbetis na gníma óclachais aice feib atát na macgníma, TBC-LL¹ 984. 1388 . indister a macgnimaib Samsoin . . . iat, LB 128a18 . ¤gnímrad: pl. macgnimrada Conculaind, TBC-LL¹ 864. macgnímartha Find, RC v 195. ¤laeg m. a young calf: mac (.i. bec) laog, LL 393a45 (term of endearment?). ¤lebar m. a book copied from another: a maicleabhar Lecan Mhec Fhirbisigh sin this is from a copy of the Book of L., Todd Nenn. p. ciii . leis gach leabhar a mhaicleabhar, Keat. iii 1395. pl. micleabhair, 484 . ¤lenb a boy-child: fad'mhaicleanb, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 12. ¤lendán a sweetheart: is é ba maclendan don ingin, RC vi 175.50 . maicleannan (of a woman), CF 244. ¤léine a boy's tunic: coeca maclene, IT ii2 191 . ¤naidm n. a bond entered into by children: rucus imdilsi eter macnadmann, ZCP xv 332 § 24. ¤noídiu a male infant, a young son: noídiu [maccnaídiu, Eg.] Conaire maic Etersceoli, BDD 106. ¤ogam .i. ogam ban torrach (a species of Ogham), Auraic. 5774. ¤slicht: in pl. macslechta sections in the laws dealing with the various classes of sons: bretha for maicslechta .i. . . . for sloinntib no for aisneithe mac, Eg. 88, fo. 16d ( O'Curry 2231 ). bretha for macslechtaib, H 4.22, p. 26 ( O'Curry 1993 ). ¤thairngertaid m. a boy who was promised: mactharṅgertaid Dé, SR 3077. ¤thairngertach a `promised son': an macthairngertach mórghlondach Aódh Rúadh, Hugh Roe, fo. 10 a . ¤thoísech m. a young chief: bó gach mactoisig, Fen. 92.25 . aenraghu mactaisech Erenn, AU ii 482. With adj. ¤amrae wondrous son: samlai, | a Maire, do macamrai Mary, the like of your wondrous son Blathm. 26 . ¤dall blind person: fége do roscaib macdall 'keenness to the eyes of the blind' 146 . ¤ḟind fair son: ar do macind irgabáil 'for the captivity of your beautiful son' 6 .

With npr.: menmna macc-Néill mullaig máel-Themra of young Niall, Ériu iv 98 § 28.

Other compds. treated separately.

mac(c)dacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mac(c)dacht or dil.ie/31189

 

Forms: macdacht, mactad, macdachta, macdacht, macdachta, macdachta

I Subst. ā, f. childhood, early youth (the period from 7 to 15 years of age, De Jubainville RC xvii 103 ). colamna ais . . . .i. naoidendacht ┐ m.¤, gillacht ┐ oglachass, sendatu ┐ diblidetu, Corm. Y 322. ó aois a mhacdhachta, AFM iv 664.22 , cf. vi 1916.15 . for a baothréim baoisi ┐ for a chuairt macdachta ┐ reabhraidh `on an excursion of youthful plays and sports', v 1860.24 . ? in machtad i ndentar cech semplae ┐ cech bais (gl. aetatis primae), Ml. 44c12 (leg. macdacht, edd. Thes.; by Ascoli ccclxxii taken as = mactad g s. of *mactu boyhood ).

II Generally adj., indecl. or in form macdachta (a petrified g s. of subst.?); always of girls, apparently = of the age of puberty, i.e. of marriageable age. romacdacht, gl. superadulta, Wb. 10b17 . asrenar lan-eraic i n-ingin m.¤ , Laws ii 405.15 (expld.: don ingin ac ata in tiacht maicne , ib. 23 ). æs ingine macdacht, TBC-I¹ 362 , cf. 27 . cech fer . . . doberad ingin m.¤ , Ériu iv 24.20 . ingen maccthacht, ZCP xiii 373.3 . Deichter ┐ hi 'na hingin macdachta, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 42.17 . Moriath m.¤ , LL 311b8 ( Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 9 ). ba hí a ben Muiriath m.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 34. IT i 136.7 . pl. mná oentama Ulad ┐ a n-ingena macdacht , IT i 106.15 . na hingena macdacht no bítis ic amran, TTr.² 1085 , cf. 1904 . gnása ingen macdacht, BDD 92. a richtaib ingen macdhacht, Aen. 2035 (= virgineae facies, Aeneid ix 120 -1). a n-inghena mine macdhachta, Cog. 138.8 . ingena maccachtda, 78.22 . As subst.: forcor macdachta rape of a marriageable girl, O'Dav. 310. pl. macdachta (dist. from: ingena beca), Auraic. 5721. Of a man, mild, gentle (?): fer . . . mílla macachta macánta ` childlike ', ALC i 538.16 . Ann. Conn. 1307 § 9.

maicne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maicne or dil.ie/31297

 

Forms: mórmacni, mórmaicne, macniu, dóermaicni, maicne, maicne, -da

n io, m., and , f. (mac). ? g s. mórmacni , LU 5328 = mórmaicne , TBC-I¹ 851. d s. dot chain-macniu , LL 270b12 . n p. bertair dóermaicni , LU 5614 ( TBC-I¹ 1134 ). maicne (m. and f., pl. maicne , -da), IGT Dec. § 1.

Sons (coll.), progeny, generally in sing., sometimes with pl. vb. āsfaid dáermacne i crích Ulad a lleth o mathrechaib, TBC-LL¹ 1739 = gomsa dærbésacha macneda Ulad, ZCP viii 545. 21 . maccni Natfroich . . . huadib ríg, Trip. 196.16 . macne Conchobuir, ZCP viii 217.32 . maicne Echoch . . . im Niall, RC xxiv 184. co ro rann R. . . . a thír dia maicne , RC xx 136. 25 . ní farlaic Cathaír Carmain | acht dia m.¤ mór-adbail, Metr. Dinds. iii 16. .ix. mberta maicne . . . .i. ix. mbretha mac, O'Dav. 280. a Corbmaic, coisc do m.¤ , 173 = YBL 140b24 . In wider sense posterity, descendants: taethsat do m.¤ (a prophetic curse), Cog. 92.9 . maiccne Ebit Eoganachta, Todd Nenn. 258. tri senoraig . . . do shain-macne in lochta ro crochsat Crist, LB 159b24 . do mhaicne ghlórmhair Ghaoidhil, Keat. Poems 1166. A family, tribe: frisna iltuathaib ┐ frisna ilmacnib, TBC-LL¹ 453. fo fedaib na tri macni `the woods of the three tribes', Cog. 58.18 (= na ttri nUaithne the three Owneys B). fear . . . bá ferr dia mhaicne, AFM v 1528.20 . ní don Mhumhain do mhaicne, O'Gr. Cat. 534.8.

In the Lismore and Laud texts of the Acall. na Sen. ` maicne ' seems to be used in sense of `manchaine' and may be a scribal error for that word: mo maicne-si duit-siu eter béo ┐ marb, Acall. 6650 (= mainchine F.); bar ṁbéomaicne ┐ bur marbmaicne don Macha co bráth, 3506 (`your posterity both living and dead', O'Gr.), cf. 3707 , 5900 (= -mainchine F. in all cases).

Manannán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Manannán or dil.ie/31520

 

Forms: Manannán

o, npr. m. name of the Irish sea-god , for whom see Imr. Brain i 292 , ii 16 , RC xxxiv 6 fg . Manandan mac Lir, Corm. Y 896. SCC 13. Manannán, SCC 45. oc fégad Manandán, ib. de nomine Manannan, Corm. Y 896 . For later versions of legend see Corm. Y 896 and Cóir Anm. 156 , where his real name is said to have been Oirbsiu or Oirbsen. Oirbsen ainm díleas Mhanannáin, Keat. i 224. Manannán mac Allóid (one of the Tuatha D.D.), 216 . As epithet of a sea-hero: Manannán maicne Míleadh (of Ír), Content. xxx 5. See also Thurneysen Heldensage pp. 516 , 517 .

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