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cacaid

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n (? com + cáid) meet, just : c.¤ .i. comadas . . . būain guirt riasīu dob abaidh, / cair in cagaid, a rī rind ? Corm. Y 394 ( Éigse ii 184 § 6 ). cen nach ṅdíl cocaid (: chotaig) without any justifiable retaliation(?), SR 3042 . nīr cagaidh (.i. nir cosmuil) sin do da fair (B. na f.), ZCP v 483 § 3 . nir cagaidh .i. comhadais, iii 378.8 . caghaidh .i. cóir no dlightheach, O'Cl.

cagaid

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x see cacaid.

mín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mín or dil.ie/32283

 

Forms: mínfir, míngarta

i, adj.

(a) smooth, level, of surfaces; commonly of land, often approaching the sense of arable or fertile . di Moisten míne mrugaib of the marches of smooth Moistiu, Thes. ii 295.5 ( SP v 2 ). Egipt maith mór mín, LL 136a2 . mo ṡlán dá maghaibh míne, Keat. Poems 17. Often as subst. level or arable land: de m.¤ Maige Aí, TBC-LL¹ 107 , cf. TBC-I¹ 1632. do m.¤ Muman, Acall. 5400. i mmin nAiche, ZCP viii 310.2 . min tire, Laws ii 12.24 , glossed .i. curub tir ethimh arable land, ib. 26 . do min tire tri mecon, 238.18 . noí immaire . . . a noí do móin ┐ a noí do mín ┐ a nói do chaill, Lib. Hymn. i 25.6 . edhbrait damh a ttír | eter m.¤ is fráoch, Misc. Hag. Hib. 35.24 . Of rivers, etc., smooth, calm: anfadh . . . ar chuantaibh míne, Keat. Poems 1511. céile Feoire móire míne, 911 . clúmh m.¤ `soft verdure', Gofraidh Fionn ii § 1 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). blá[i]th mín reidh ` smooth ', Eg. Gl. 68.

(b) in moral sense, of persons, conduct, etc., self-restrained, gentle, placid, courteous, docile: ni fuair a samail di rig | eter min ocus anmin, SCC 37. muinter bláith ro-mín, FA 12. ingenai míne, MacCongl. 47.6 . Cog. 78.23 . óenmac Maire míni, RC xvi 382.19 . Tomás m.¤ , Keat. Poems 1098. Goill co mín o a ceim cagaid subdued, tame , Irish Texts ii 21 § 37. ba m.¤ cach meisnech `tame', MR 216.12 . Marcil, m.¤ a medar, Gorm. Nov. 27. doní fiadhchapall don chapall mhín, TSh. 7450. Compar. bá miniu ┐ bá lúathiu a n-imtecht, FB 20 ( easier, freer ? cf. mínluath below). is hé rí as bláthem ┐ as mínem . . . dodánic, BDD 102 (a) . is e bus míne fritso isin teaglach `most civil', Ériu viii 156.11 . ar a druim is mine muir at its smoothest (: righe), Irish Texts 99 § 21. Adv. co m.¤ ┐ co cennais, PH 5829. ro airgestar Medb co m.¤ | co dún Dáire 'n-ar ṅdegthír, CRR 4 (`ravaged easily', Hog. Onom. ; ravaged the land smooth, leaving nothing standing?). ní maoidhte ar Bhrian acht go m.¤ `you should boast in a very restrained way', Content. vi 199 , cf. 143 .

(c) of food, digestible, palatable: is ferr lais . . . ind fit bec m.¤ quam ind fit mór de tuari anmín `a small light pittance', Mon. Tall. § 63. do dheochaibh milse míne, TSh. 562. deocha míne meisceamla, Maguires of F. § 49.

(d) of sounds, soft: .ch. garbh . . . .ch. mín velar ch . . . palatal ch, IGT Introd. § 48.

Compds. Freq. in composition, not always easily distinguishable from min, the sense `minute, fine' of the latter passing into that of `smooth', `exquisite'.

(a) with nouns: ¤acallam: corab tétbind . . . a mínchomrad ┐ a minacallam suave address, conversation , MacCongl. 97.19 . ¤chend: rind ruisc a minchind `of his fine head', AFM ii 870.12 . ¤chomrad, MacCongl. 97.19 . ¤ecor: sioball airgid . . . co míneagur óir `neatly inlaid with gold', BS 4.5 (mioneccor v.l., see min, compds.). ¤fer: pl. mínfir, Gorm. Oct. 24. ¤foirb: ar minfoirbibh an mhuidhe, LL 410a16 = dar minoirbib in muige `smooth surface', MR 176.16 . ¤gaire: dligid mathair m. pious filial care, ZCP iv 468 § 4. mínghaire a mháthar dogníth se, Cóir Anm. 232. fer . . . cen mingaire ` undutiful ', Metr. Dinds. iv 340. ¤gart: g s. a meicc míngarta!, Ériu iv 108 § 69. ¤glór: muir . . . cen m. ` rude-voiced ', Metr. Dinds. iv 234. mínles mór mullaig Hérenn (of Tara), Ériu iv 92.2 . ¤mála: ina minmailgib `smooth eyebrows', BDD 2. ¤mesrad: mínmesraid ┐ daim ┐ tuircc `choice fruit', Ériu iv 124.17 . ¤muir, Oss. iv 262.15 . ¤riar f.: trén ele . . . atá ag gach rí do Laighnibh . . . ocus Maodhocc do mínréir `if M. be propitious (? provided he yields docile obedience to M.), BNnÉ 259.8 ; cf. 251.6 . ¤torad: fo mil fo m., LB 133a18 . mintruaill a smooth scabbard , CCath. 4693.

(b) with adj., forming dwanda-compds. or with those formed from nouns: ¤adbal: ar magh mínadhbul, Acall. 1160. ¤álaind: nónbur ban minalaind, Acall. 7413. ar na macaibh mionnailli, RC xiv 28 § 7. go hEamhain mionálann Macha, xxix 146 § 72 . espug mínbrethach, ZCP viii 215.26 . gné mínchennais, PH 3563 , cf. 4812 . comairli mínchert, LL 209a32 . ¤delbach: port Maodhócc míndealbaigh of gracious form (aspect), BNnÉ 287.24 , cf. port M. míndelbdha , 288.2 . ¤étrocht: i nEmain mínetrocht Macha, CRR 1. Maoisi . . . minettrocht, Cog. 204.11 . ¤find, Gorm. Mar. 21 (min-). ¤gel: aenmac Eithne míngile, Acall. 6812. ¤glan: mac Moire mingloine, Fen. 98.12 . dā cris minglana mesraigthi (the temperate zones), MR 112.17 . ¤gor: mac míngor docile and dutiful, Gorm. May 29. Mane Míngor, BDD 42 , cf. Cóir Anm. 232. frecra mingar moerdaide, LL 149b7 . ¤luath: gadhair a ndegaid míl mínluath muighi, Acall. 7388 ; `after swift and gentle hares', Stokes: of smooth and rapid course? cf. citation from FB 20 under (b) above. ¤maith: meic mínmaithe, Gorm. June 18. ¤málla: mac Muire m., ZCP viii 210.7 . ¤óc: Aed minog ` gentle, virginal ', Gorm. Sept. 22. muinter mínóc, ib. Oct. 4. ¤ráitech smooth-spoken, courteous: ben minraitech, BB 427b4 . ¤réid: a maigib minrédi, LL 233a26 ( TTr. 120 ). LB 123b32 . Maodocc m. `gentle M.', BNnÉ 262.20 . ¤scothach smooth and flowery (? soft-flowering): isin maigin minscathaigh, ZCP viii 562 § 12. mon tir . . . minscothaich Erenn, Cog. 52.17 . ¤seng: Meteill mínṡeng, Gorm. Jan. 24.

(c) rarely with vb.: co ra mínchendsaiged muir was made calm, LL 219b14 (TTr.). dá mínḟéachtar maicne Luirc `if one examines the race of L.', Content. xxix 34 (cf. minféchad s.v. min, compds.).