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combág

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n (com + bág, cf. con-bága) act of contending with (FRI); rivalry, competition; combat, strife : oc combáig fris im sechim a gníme gl. certando, Wb. 26d17 . combāg fri Ā. trying to rival(?), Corp. Gen. 339.24 . docúatar na slúaig fo chombáig were in rivalry, Trip.² 3017 . do chathaib na combága, SR 7370 . a combāg the contention about it (a pig), Sc.M² 22e . combáig ánrad, BDD² 1060 (see Gloss.). rosla for combaig imcosnuma tosaigh, BB 428a30 . ra ḟersatar na milidi combaig n-imrama a rowing-race, LL 31046 ( TTr. 227 ). c.¤ urgaile (of a warrior), TBC-LL¹ 853 . in sluaged combaga, CRR 15 ( Magauran 2992 ). combáig tend ┐ trenḟer . . . in sluagsain a match for, LL 32160 ( TTr. 1349 ). a c.¤ i n-aghaidh C. `combat', CCath. 2272 . ar chombáigh do mhongshúl, DDána 19.7 `comparáid', Gloss. ? comergi catha i combaig in airechta, MR 146.15 .

dímaín

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Forms: dimáin, dimháin

adj i (maín)

(a) unprofitable, vain, useless, fruitless: dimáin gl. immunis, PCr. 11b1 ( Thes. ii 225.23 ). ni tarba a rád, ar is erlabra d.¤ a n-dogníd, LL 126b42 . am dímain dia eis, 123b18 . fer dóer d.¤ , Triads 248 . d.¤ cach sendu, ACL iii 228 . nirb dimmain do bith immuich . . . | ar do glicce, ar th' amainse it was not for nothing (?) that thou art (shut) out (from Paradise) because of thy subtlety, SR 1137 . ba dímhain ditharba[ch] in saethar sin, CCath. 1381 . ba d.¤ do Dhair a forcetul D. gained nothing by his exhortation, Alex. 217 . ba dimain d'a dráithib derbfaistine do denum, MR 166 . is dimain dūnd gach buaidh tucsam, Aen. 1081 . ba d.¤ leo in cutruma sin do fherond occaib cen tech cen trebad fair they deemed it unprofitable . . ., Ériu iv 124 . i réttaib dimaine, RC xxv 392 . fellsamdacht dimain, Lec. 305b12 . glóir dímain, PH 8226 . féile ghnáth gan ghlóir ndíomhaóin, Studies 1918, 452.7 . i n-áit do dhoilgis dímaoin vain sorrowing, O'Gr. Cat. 372 . peacadh díomhaoin na drúise, A. Ó Dálaigh 8 . briathar dhiomhaoin, Eochairsg. 116 . níor shuidh mé ré daoinibh díomháoine, Psalms xxvi 4 . Adv. is é ná roghluais a bhél riam cu dimháin , Lism. L. 4891 . ná caith th'aimsir co d.¤ do not waste your time, SG 43 . As subst. ní gníand nach nd.¤ (= non agit perperam), PH 5917 . dorindetar d.¤ do Dia lena mianaib fén they have ignored God (?), 7720 .

téit d.¤ (téit do, for d.¤ , i nd.¤ ) goes to waste, is lost, becomes useless: conā dechsad saethar cerda dimhain, Laws ii 414 Comm. cona dechsad . . . i nd.¤ , ib. téit in fhlaith dimhain fo lár (of ale spilt), Lism. L. 2825 . otcondairc C. in mórsaethar sin do dul do (for, v.l.) d.¤ , CCath. 1388 . cer[b]a mor in saethar . . . docuaidh for dímhain, 2515 . docuatar for dimain trelmha díbraicthi lochta na cathrach the baleistas . . . became useless, 1868 . Note also: co taethsat a n-airm dimain . . . gan guin carat nō escarat, 5676 .

With further notion of empty, unsubstantial: dimain for urc[h]ra (explanation of `doman'), Corm. Y 416 . co nā togaethar ar ruiscc tré tairmdercaibh dímainibh, Otia ii 99 . aslinge dimaine, 24 B 3, 105.34 . Of land waste, uncultivated: is amlaidh bai in talam ┐ se dimain cen torrtí, BB 15a39 . Bannrighan in Tíre Dimáin the Queen of the Waste Land, Grail 1544 . ic imdhecht isin Forgais D.¤ in the Waste Forest, 1197 .

(b) idle, unoccupied: ni roibe dimaein riam acht beith ac timthirecht na haltora, 3 B 22, 46a4 . ní bíd si dimaein ó oibrigtib maithe, 57a20 . ni lomhadh (= lamhadh) nech d' feruib E. beth dimaein acht mina beth ag dénum amsaine, SG 90 . ar in menmain ndimáin (= de vacua mente), 23 F 19, 28rb22 . ar mbeith dhóibh díomhaoín, 1 Timothy v 13 .

(c) In later language of persons, as a term implying social disparagement proletarian, unpropertied (?): cach dimain leigfi rig beith a tir, O'Curry 290 ( H 3.18 159 ) (`man without legal connections', Plummer MS. notes). gillandrad ┐ macraid ┐ aes dimain (apparently = dóescorsluag), Cog. 66 . bó gacha cethair díomhaoin from every four villeins, AFM ii 1092 . gan . . . duine uasal ná duine díomhaoin, PCT 1513 .

1 forba, forbae

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Forms: forbe, forbae, forbae, forbu, forba, -dha, f.

n io, n., later m. (vn. of for-fen). n s. forbe Wb. 3d5 . forbae, 20d16 . a s. forbae, Sg. 147b3 . d s. forbu Wb. 3d6 . Ml. 15a5 . 50c14 . forba (m.; n p. -dha) IGT, Decl. § 2 (p. 39x) .

(a) finishing, completing; end, termination: iar forbu in gnimo, Ml. 15a5 . iar forbu a glíad, Fél. Apr. 19 . iar forba uird in chelebartha, Lat. Lives 84 (= bhforbhudh, Lism. L. 1607 ). o forbu na do[i]ri Babilonda co gein Crist , Rawl. 74a36 = forba na daire ..., BB 6b46 . iar forbai ... na comairle ... dō after he had decided on a plan PH 92 . f.¤ ┐ crich do dul for in forbunn rechtaide la tuidecht soscela, 3450 . crich ┐ f.¤ in tsoegail, 3579 . orba cindti f.¤ a bethad dó as soon as the end of his life was certain BColm. 96.5 . co tanic f.¤ noí mís, Ériu vii 223 . tanic A. asin sruth iar f.¤ na .uii. la .xl., LB 113a29 (= ḟorbad, YBL 159a51 ). sepultus est ... a haithli sechtmogat bliadan do f.¤ ZCP viii 111.29 . i bhf.¤ na seachtmaine, RC xliii 36 § 33 . is me tosach na huili dulai, is me a forbai = principium et finis Fen. 1z . Absol. : in tindscetal ┐ in f.¤ , RC xxiv 192.11 . gach ndereoil ar tus ┐ gach sainemail co forbu at the end Auraic. 519 (= omne bonum postponitur). In local sense: i forbha ┐ i n-imell i[n] tíri, CCath. 1637 . docom an daingin boi i f.¤ in caisil, 3711 .

Used adverbially: f.¤ ráithe do bhí i mbroinn a full quarter, Dán Dé xi 15 . beith f.¤ raithi ag forbaisi ... doibh AU ii 526 .

(b) culmination, crown: indisit ... don forbai ┐ don forciund tṡainemail dorat fa deoid for a rith mbuadai .i. rochtain ... co hattreb parrduis, LB 30b57 (= fhorbadh, Lism. L. 745 ).

(c) perfection, highest point, acme: forbae caíngníma (gl. in omni sapientia et prudentia) Wb. 20d16 .

(d) the best (of a class or number); the greater part (cf. 1 formna): no fiurad f.¤ Ulad uili al-lán do lind used to suffice the whole (or all the nobles ?) of the Ulaid, TFerbe 748 . co tudchaid Aedan ... ┐ f.¤ Saxan ┐ Bretan ┐ fer nAlban imbi YBL 126a18 . gu ndrocair mac righ F. gu bhforbha a mhuinnteri, Caithr. CC § 82 . tiucfat fir Chualann atuaid | f.¤ a sluaig, Acall. 2684 . buailis in ainbhthine forbha in loingis, Marco P. 149 [os fhorbha righ in betha, 142 , may be a misspelling of orb(b)a, q.v.]. f.¤ ar n-ech is forbha ar sēd, ZCP viii 548.22 (= formna, TBC-LL¹ 1673 ). Goill Rosa Comain uile d'[ḟ]orba do marbadh, AU ii 408 (= urmhór Gall R.C. do marbadh, AFM 1307 , see formór). ba suail ná rochuirset do láthair in dá oirecht eturru ┐ f.¤ in chóicid ar chena, SG 63.30 = CCellaig 871 (`it wanted but little of both Iracht's extinction, or even of the whole province brought to an end' SG ii 67 , but there is no disjunction in the Irish here: they all but overthrew the two assemblies and the best of the remainder of the province ?).

Cf. attá sund f.¤ fessa fer ṅHerenn, LL 129b47 . docuatar-san i forbha a bhfesa ┐ a n-eolusa (of druids resorting to their magic) RC xliii 36 § 33 (corresp. to: i formna a feasa, etc. 48 § 36. See 1 formna). tuc f.¤ n-ecomluinn ┐ sinedh romor for a churp (of a violent effort), 42 § 40 .

2 imm

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Forms: imm[e]cal

used as an intensive prefix. Rare in O. Ir. Becomes very common in Early Mod. Ir. Sometimes appears to add little or nothing to the meaning of the word. It is used with (a) adjectives, (b) nouns, and (c) verbs.

(a) With adjectives: ¤acher very keen: imscoich ┐ imacher a gnímrad in gillai `very cutting and very keen were the deeds of the lad,' Ériu iv 30.1 . ¤adbal very huge, very vast; very great: as mé Concopur ... for loch Eachach iomadhbhal, TFrag. 98.4 . ar fut Hérenn imaidble, Metr. Dinds. iv 26.14 . aitcesair eill imadhbail, KZ xxxiii 82.36 . for esrassaib imáidble in díthrib, LB 129a47 . As a personal epithet: rop hí in chóiced ben bladmar | Etar étrocht imadbal `Etar the splendid and stately,' Metr. Dinds. iii 112.44 . mór do algib imaidbli ┐ do trenḟeraib tréna `many huge heroes,' TTr. 1137. ¤aebda very beautiful: for arddaib imaebda na hAthaine, TTr. 1147. ¤aesta very aged: ar ráthuibh iomaosta Erenn, MS. Mat. 579.16 . ¤aicbéil very dreadful: alad uroslaicthi imaicbeil `gaping awful wound,' MR 300.3 . ¤aimréid very rough: carracbenna sliaph n-urard n-imaimreidh, CCath. 3804. ¤airdirc very conspicuous, very visible: cathir imairdirc imthend (of Tara), LL 28b16 . ¤álainn very beautiful: Brian mac Echach imáloinn, SG 332.23 . assai immálli, TTr. 1039. ¤amnas very fierce, very harsh: rechmi cath n-imrind n-imda n-imamnas, LU 3423 (rhetoric). dorinnsid gnim n-imamnas, SR 3616. in beist imamnas, 1130 . hóglaochrad imamnus, Anecd. ii 72.18 . bir chruaid fir imamnuis, Anecd. ii 66.16 . batar airrechtaig imámnais a n-airrig, Alex. 636. As subst. it he in so ceithre immamnas imdegla ┐ dirig ratha, Bürgschaft 25 § 68. ¤ard very high: slíab Lecga ... cid imard ní himdorcha, Metr. Dinds. iii 110.20 . rahimthescad andsain fidbad immard imremur, TTr. 126. corrbrōga imarda imthechta, ZCP xiii 168.11 . gus in aitheach nán niomard, Duan. F. i 41.15 . As subst. co himard an flaithis, De Contemptu 160 § 80 n. z . ¤arsaid very old: Ericto aingidh imarsaidh, CCath. 4314. in mucc úathmar immarsaid `the loathly long-lived pig,' Metr. Dinds. iii 158.8 . ¤athlam very dexterous, very nimble: ilar nathrach n-imathlam, SR 896. dorigni firt n-imathlam, 5354 . atá sund Carn uí Chathbath | fors' rimred arm imathlam `against whom a nimble weapon was wielded,' Metr. Dinds. iv 30.2 . Adv.: túargab a lam co immathlam darís, TBC-LL¹ 1998. tarraid C. cruadlann a claidim co himathlam `expertly,' MR 300.22 . ¤chaín very lovely: do luidh ... Fergus fó chonghraim imchain, O'Curry 1307 (< H 3.18, p. 603a ). drumslaitt na heclisi imchaine, LB 121a2 . ¤choimse very convenient ?, closely fitting ?: ro gabh a corrc[h]athbarr ... cona remartinnib imcoimsib dib remartinnib imcoimsib, CCath. 4696. cuarsciath cona sciathrach imcoimsi, 5313 . ¤chrúaid very hard, difficult: madh áil daibh eolus imchruaidh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 66.13 . ¤dána very bold, intrepid: caeca brat, is breath chána | do righ Ailigh imdhána, Leb. Cert. 124.8 . ¤dánach very gifted ?: la sluag n-imdanach angel `with a gifted (?) host of angels,' ACC 172.14 . ¤dlúith very close, very compact, very firm: ro gab dá asan imdluithi iarainn, CCath. 4667. lúrech imdlúith umaide, TTr. 1855. (liburni) cosna seolchrannaib imdlúithi imremra anfólli uasaib, 1410 . ¤doilig, ¤duilig very difficult; placed in a very difficult position: cid hí ind ascid imduilig `though that is the hard request,' Metr. Dinds. iii 340.48 . Adv. atusa co hiomdoiligh uime sin, TBC-LL¹ p. 163 n. 8 . ¤domain very deep: ra gabastar a ḟuathbróic n-imdangin n-imdomain n-iarnaide, TBC-LL¹ 3729. co ndernai ocian imdomain ... don conair for a n-imthigthis na catha, CCath. 2639. an cholann do chor i n-uaimh iomdhomhain, TSh. 1108. As subst. utmost depth: atconncadur na tri fiaich a fudomain (himdhomain v.l.) in mara, Acall. 7058 v.l. fo indtamail [na] curach gnáthaigther ... imdoimnibh srotha Níl, CCath. 2381. ar aillib ┐ ar im-doimnib an aigēin, ML² 701. ó 'dchonncadar an ród réidh | tre iomdhomhain an aigéin, DDána 74 § 3. rosuiged ┐ rosluiged a rosc ... in n-imdomain a cind, TTebe 201 . i n-iomdhomhain ifrinn, TSh. 928. ¤dochar. As subst. a very rough place: rocoraiged ar forbaib ┐ ar ferannaib iat ... ar imdocraib imfuara ┐ ar cairgib cenngarba, Ériu viii 8.11 . ¤dorcha very dark: rosgab gráin ... frisin tech n-óbéla n-oslacthi n-imdorcha, MacCongl. 15.6 . tír ... ainmin accarb imdorcha, CCath. 3803. inn uam[h]annaip imdorcaibh ṡlebhe Peil, 5632 . retlanda ... inna haidchi imdorcha, TTebe 26 7. ? To this: nī rubai Cuchulaind nech itir na Sailiu Imdoirchi (imdorthi, v.l. LU) i crich Conailli, TBC-I¹ 858. As subst. a dark place: do chuadar lena gcreachaib a ndiamraibh ocus a nimmdhorchaib dá nimchumdach, ALC ii 244.4 . ¤dub very dark, entirely black: costecht ... slúagad n-ímdub, TBC-LL¹ 202. ar biastaib ilardaib | imdubaib imthennaib | ticed domm imdegail, LU 1173. Metaph. very malignant: iodhna beoil, gan aoir niomdhuibh | iodhna fhoghlama gan ghes, MS. Mat. 576.11 . ¤ecal greatly afraid, very fearful: imm[e]cal gl. pauidus, Ml. 58b7 . ba himecail (himecal, v.l. LU) imorro int ara colléic, TBC-I¹ 635. gerva himegoil lais na tairnge as mo ro-vamnaigh tvitim isin loch, Aisl. Tond. 100 § 2. bátir immecal-som (imeaglaigh-sium, imeclai-sium, v.ll.) oc aicsin ind ní-sin, RC ix 480.6 . rop imecul in trét, PH 6723. ba himeccal laissiumh aittreabh ettorra, BNnÉ 87.6 . ba himecul leo a mbiad fen do thinad uadib, LB 157a27 .

¤eclach

(a) very fearful, very timorous: na bid uamnaig imeclaig, SR 4830. a beith meta ocus a beit[h] immecclac[h] `cowardly and timorous,' CCath. 4447. con[a] puplaibh imeclach[a] `to the terrified peoples,' 365 . batar imeclaigh iar n-aicsin an neich adcondcatar, RC i 466.13 . go bhfuilid na fir chogaidh imeaglach, Jeremiah li 32. guth imeclach eccruaidh `a frightened feeble voice,' Stair Erc. 383. Adv. ro imthigh roime co himeclach, ib. 1915 . roerig Ethiocles co haduathmar aindsclech imeclach, TTebe 640 .

(b) causing fear, terrible: tárfás fís imeclach, uathfásach dó, CCath. 1453. Adv. atreachtatar íarum lucht na cathrach co húathmar ┐ co himeclach, TTr.² 1871.

¤éscaid very quick, very alert: rucatar sidhi arnaid athlum imēsgaid, Fianaig. 88.12 . Adv. luidh go hathlamh imésccaidh, AFM v 1314. 15 . ¤eslán very unwell: do bói ... imeslán a haithle na scethrach, Acall. 7175. ¤étromm very light (lit. and metaph.): gebid in rí a ḟiallgud n-imétrom n-imthechta immi, TBC-LL¹ 966. rogab sciamh-luirig nimetruim, CCath. 4680. roráidhis, a Eorann oll | aithesg álainn iméttrom, BS § 32 . Adv. ro lenait e ... co imetrum, Cog. 190.4 . ¤ḟann very weak: ní léim nimḟann, Fél. Dec. 31. As subst. a very weak person: is e noshoerad na bochtu ┐ na hamhfhanna o cumhachtaibh an tsaeguil, Lism. L. 4890. ¤ḟartail very mighty ?: tucsad cend Dornmáir dhaltaidh | is Innasclaind imḟartail `they brought the head ... of imperious Indascland,' Metr. Dinds. iv 300.x . ¤(ḟ)ocus, ¤acus very near, very close, neighbouring: nipu immaccus in taidrius `not very near was the return,' Wb. 18d5 . is imḟocus etruinn cen[i] iman-aci duind, IT ii2 190.2 . fidbuid āluinn imfoccus impe do cach leith, Ériu i 39 § 3. it immaicsi na fuli dobertatar ḟort, TBC-LL¹ 4349. immaicse (iomḟoigse, v.l.) taithlig `ever ready for an excuse,' Tec. Corm. § 16.24 . ? cletha im[m]aicsi cen sēna, ZCP viii 195 § 9. Tond Tuaige Tond Rudraighe | nídat imfoiccsi a n-airde, Anecd. ii 24 § 16. oc na righuibh imfhoicsi `at the neighbouring kings,' Marco P. § 178. ro athchuirset da urchur imfhoiccsi fhir-dhirge eturru, MR 254.16 . Compar. da roiset ann anmcharait | bat imḟoicsi do Dia, Acall. 2616. As subst. nearness, neighbourhood: in fuil uisci a n-imfogus duin, Acall. 1547. is annsin atconncadur férbrug gabala ind imoccus dóib, 4179 . luidh co teach bai i nimfogus na cathrach, Ériu v 122.53 . ro bo cinti crīch i mbethaid i n-imḟogus dóib, Fianaig. 92 § 38. ¤gairit very short: delan ... ┐ ráe imgairit as `a very short rope (?) out of it,' CCath. 4100. ¤gann very confined, very spare: i nIffurn huathmar imgann, SR 934 . i ṅglinn Iosophath imgann, 2006 . bai in bangleo nar' imgann, 3078 . Galión fir na n-orb n-imgand, LL 7a51 . cath Gabra ... ollgus imgand, mebaid ria Fergus `a rare achievement,' Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 18 ( LL 182b41 ). int húath imgann `the lean spectre,' Ériu iv 102.1 . Adv. lá d'Ossín ... inna chumriuch co himgand `in rigid bondage,' Metr. Dinds. iii 248.82 . As subst. nírb é in t-imgand ar ernmass `he was no shirker in the mêlée,' Metr. Dinds. iii 244.34 . ¤garb very rough: slabraidh imgarba iarnaidhe, CCath. 2658. As subst. druimní suithe ... atat da ernail furre .i. imgharbh ┐ anaichnídh, is é so in timgharbh (of metres), IT iii 96.2 . ¤garg very fierce: rochrochad ... do lāmaib Eigius imgairg, Ériu iii 194 § 4. mac Eris uallaich imgairg, BB 229b51 . ¤gel very white, very fair: cach conair dolluid in ben | moslúi in t-usce úar imgel `the cold white water followed,' Metr. Dinds. iii 30.70 . genair o Echtaig imgil, LL 28b50 . mac sin Cainche imghile, Duan. F. i 92.z . ¤gér very sharp, very keen: (scíath) cona bil áithgéir ailtnidi imgéir, LU 6431. manaois mhór ... uilleannach imghéar, CRR² § 26. ¤gerr very short: Aodh imgerr, BNnÉ 254 § 212 . at-condarc-sa triar ... co pudrallaib imgerra urardda, MU² 773. doríne tri hoirdne imgerra dhe, Acall. 1920 v.l. ¤glan very pure, very bright: tri ingena imglana, SR 6520. Étar étrocht imghlan `bright radiant Etar,' Metr. Dinds. iv 264.17 . a clerig ... mac ... meic lemnachtai immglain `son of pure new milk,' MacCongl. 33.19 . ¤glicc very clever, very cunning: ba fond n-orddnide n-imglicc, LL 28b3 . batar amais ana imglicca, Alex. 3. ¤glinne (see 1 glinne) very secure: grecha a bretha ... brigach n-imglindi a chert (of a judge), ZCP xii 364.22 . is foc[h]en breth breithemun brighach nimglinde, O'D. 2212 (< Nero A vii, fo. 146b ). Feargus fergen imglinne, BB 278a2 .

¤grinn

(a) very pleasant: bennacht ... ar ingin Elcmair imgrind, Acall. 7241. iar feiss ri Meill n-imgil n-imgrind, MS. Mat. 489.12 ( LL 45b19 ). Dál nAruidhe uasal imghrinn, Keat. iii 1808.

(b) very strong, very fierce: ro marb Argatmár imgrind, Todd Lect. iii 180.2 . ropa ghníomh écóir imghrinn, SG 367.38 .

¤inóclach very fit for mating ?: dona mnaibh iminóglacha fuair se ar talamh, ZCP ii 292.6 . ¤ísel very lowly: int āes umal imísel, Ériu iii 30 § 6. do rugais é ... a mainnser imíseal inn aendaim ┐ an esail, Études Celt. i 83.21 . Adv. secretly: rothógaibh ... uimi ... co hétrom imísiol ` stealthily ,' BS § 57 .

¤lebar

(a) very long, very tall: imlebor gl. capillo intonso, Sg. 159a6 . cóica gilla n-óc n-aigḟind n-imlebur, LL 253a24 . úathud fri eit n-imlebair (.i. for Táin Bó Cúalṅgi), LU 10358. cóirtus hinair imlibáir `an arrangement of a very long tunic,' Goid. 65.6 . ulcha immlebur fair, PH 1491. ro coraigit aigi troisdi imlebra adbulmora, CCath. 2624. earball imleabhar, AFM iv 1080.12 .

(b) mobile, supple ?: rosc imlebur ina chind, Corm. 38.5 .

¤léimnech restive: nib ocheall nib imleimneach (of a horse), RC xlviii 331.12 (= O'Curry 1863 ). ¤lethan very broad: Aeneas ... fer imlethan aideadh-dherg, BB 427a50 . Uenerius ... imlethain imaird, TTr. 1180. ar an bhfhairge imleithin, Atlantis iv 168.10 . cathbharr ... cona sronlainn imlet[h]ain iarnaidhe, CCath. 5263. ¤lobar very weak, very sick: cumachtach, ciarbo himlobhar, Rawl. B 512, fo. 70d3 (< Plummer, MS. notes). As subst. a sick person: ba slán cech imlobor tarateged int uisce, Thes. ii 315.25 . ¤lomm very bare, bleak: do mes ilarda imlum `with abundant mast without husk,' SCC 515 ( LU 3705 ). fri gáith n-imluim n-errchaide `a bare Spring wind,' MacCongl. 63.9 . mur tsighi gaithi gere ... adhuaire imluime earraithe, ZCP x 298.16 . As subst. bareness, scarcity: tessbaidh etha (.i. gorta) di Maig Cuind, sé bliadna imluim (.i. tercai), ZCP xii 236 § 56. ¤lúath, ¤lúaith very swift: in trenḟer amnas imlúaith (: cruaich) (imluath, v.l.), ITS xli 234 § 24 . atractatar luathghoetha adhuarae imluatha, CCath. 4361. na haquili imluat[h]a ilbreca, 4927 . Adv. ag argain a chéile go hathlamh iomluath, TSh. 6641.

¤nár, ¤náir

(a) (in good sense) very bashful, modest; noble: Ioseph alainn imnar, SR 3314. dond aithiusc airdairc imnair, SR 4792. inmain óclách ard imnair, IT i 79.2 . doirb annir imnair (.i. in tan fegthar in doirb is i n-ichtur ind usci thed), LU 10255 (rhetoric). a óclaig uallaig imnair, FDG 368.

(b) (in bad sense) shameful: dacūaidh ... do marbudh Eōin gerb imnar `though it was shameful,' Ériu iv 180 § 40. ar med is imnair tuismíud clann fri coibhdhelcho, BB 278a15 . ba haimlesc ┐ ba himnár leis na braithribh ... im[ḟ]orrán catha atarru féin, CCath. 2294. imnár lais a corp tretholl ... d'faicsin do neoch, Lism. L. 2962. glár budh iomnáir d'aithris, Content. xx 12.

¤nárach

(a) noble: aen mhac Ailpin imnarach ` valorous ,' Leb. Cert. 226.10 .

(b) or bet (beit, v.l.) imnaraig ar oman etarscartha etarra abashed ? Anecd. ii 55.4 .

¤níabthach (níabad, vn. of níabaid) very provocative: ní hord aicnid imnīabthaig `es ist nicht eine Ordnung von aufreizender Natur,' Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. 76 § 10.

¤omnach, ¤úamnach

(a) very afraid, very timid: na herbind immomnacha gl. timidi, Sg. 62a2a . imuamnach cach cintach, Tec. Corm. § 15.18 n. rois cobair Brighitt buadach | 'arsin nir bo himuaimhnach, BNnÉ 86 § 177. Adv. nī folāir do na huilip go ro oirichlit go hairecht imomhnach imchoimhētach in slige sin watchfully , Fl. Earls 158.2 .

(b) very fearful, fear-inspiring: ragat-sa ... a n-oilithri n-imúamnaigh, ZCP xii 392.4 . ¤réid very level . As subst. level country, plain: atait ... conara cumcca ettrat ocus inn imreidh, CCath. 4764.

¤réil very famous: imréil ... cach romag cach rodindgna `illustrious ... is every famous plain,' Metr. Dinds. iii 110.3 . tri mic Agnomain imréil, ZCP xiii 158.4 . ¤remar very stout, very thick: suisti imreamar iarnaighi, CF 680. co n-urnasc imremar iarnaidi air, MR 200.1 . fidbad immard imremur, TTr. 126. cosna seolchrannaib imdlúithi imremra, 1410 . frisna xii bairgin[e] imremra némdescdai, LB 146a57 .

¤rigin

(a) very tough, very stiff (lit. and fig.): is imrighin in tuath, Trip.² 2446. corrán d'iarann imrighim ina láimh, ITS i 72.8 . róindís ... na haithesca ímrighne, ZCP xx 181.11 .

(b) very slow: óna fuairthinghealltoibh imrighne ettarbhacha `slow unprofitable promises,' AFM vi 2140.22 . Adv. ag asccnámh co hionmall imrighin, Hugh Roe 302.14 .

¤ṡlán (imṡlán and imlán became confused in Mid. Ir., as their meanings are rather similar it is not always easy to distinguish between them).

(a) as an epithet quite healthy, quite whole, quite perfect: heirg isinn ethar n-imṡlan very safe , SR 2482. inn Affraic n-uasail n-imslain, SR 2658. usce eochargorm imṡlán, Acall. 3607. tricha bo findfergga | bat imlána óiderrga, LL 299a17 . cid mor cid bec no-chaithind bat imlana iat san beos, PH 514. Applied to persons: Hestra, Osse, Ohel án | ocus Abdias imlán, SR 7454. ordned Iacoib imslain, Gorm. Dec. 27. Englec ... lendán Oengussa imláin `the darling of perfect Oengus,' Metr. Dinds. iii 40.18 . a hingen ālaind imslān, ZCP viii 268 § 39. do chum [bheith] nar nduine iomṡlan, Ephesians iv 13. Compar. gilla iss ó ┐ iss imláne and-so andae, TBC-LL¹ 5994.

(b) quite whole, safe, unscathed: a teacht fen imslan da cric, TBC-LL¹ p. 653 n. 5 . docuatar imṡlán día taig, Trip.² 166. is áil léo a ḟocra dáibsi imthecht imslán, Acall. 6108. gur leicc im[ṡ]lan uadh é `he let him away unhurt,' CCath. 6055. mar do fhuair a chalann crád | a anam narab imlán, Ériu iv 112 § 5. fāna fagháil slán iomlān damh féin arís, Feis Tighe Chonáin 718.

(c) In Law `completely exempt, secure ' (Plummer MS notes): fis edaingne ac fir in tseoit ... i[s] slan dia mbe fo naidm is imslan do in aithne, O'Curry 1252 (< H 3.18, p. 504 ). See also imlán.

¤ṡlemain very smooth: aill ard imslemain, Stair Erc. 233. ¤ṡolus very bright: gním cech cuiri fo chuimsi | condat uili imṡuilsi `so that all are illuminated,' Metr. Dinds. iii 110.8 .

¤thais

(a) very weak, very feeble: ros fúach is ras fuc fria aiss | gided ni hengnam imthaiss, TBC-LL¹ 736. nírb engnam imthaiss `'twas no weakling's feat,' Metr. Dinds. iv 78.22 .

(b) very smooth ? very moist?: lodar ... co brugh maic in Og imtais, BB 396b15 .

¤thana

(a) very thin, very slender: in néll úathmar imthana `the fearful thin cloud,' IT ii² 133.288 . rí ... na n-arm n-edrom n-imtana, BB 280b34 .

(b) very shallow: ba hí a slige ... secht thuind Uairbeóil imthana `along shallow Tond Uairbeoil,' Metr. Dinds. iii 116.86 , and Corr., ib. v 133 .

¤theimen very dark (see teimen): duibithir funchi fedil | culchi cach eóin imthemin `the cowl of each dusky bird,' Metr. Dinds. iii 256.20 . ¤thenn very strong, very firm: cathir imairdirc imthend, LL 28b16 . ar biastaib ... imdubaib imthennaib, LU 1173 (ACC). atraig Brían don tiprait thall | ic a raba in t-uath imthend, Ériu iv 102.1 n. doi reir na n-udar n-imtheand `according to sound authors,' Metr. Dinds. v 119.2 . Adv. rosícc Sinchell slán co himthend `S. cured her whole, soundly,' Metr. Dinds. iii 156.18 . atát 'san reilic bic go himtheann, SG 33.19 . ¤therc very scanty, very short: is imtherc cos ind abcain `very short is the dwarfling's leg,' ACC § 100 ( RC xx 274.15 ). dēna ingeilt ois | narbat timtheirc (v.l. imterc) tais, KMMisc. 262.1 . ¤thláith very soft: ind iall en imthlaith, SR 4066. rí roraid ... athesc n-inclithi n-imtlaith, 5678 . Enoc án imthláith, 7362 . ¤thnúthach very eager, very jealous, or fierce: a shlógh iomthnúthach Oiligh, DDána 75 § 2. rí aingidhí imthnúthach, Stair Erc. 1646. ¤thrén very strong: iarsin rongab galar gér | fri sním calad nirb' imthrén, SR 6230. a Ferguis na n-arm n-imthrén, TBC-LL¹ 3203. cóic eich áilli imthréna, Leb. Cert. 130.12 . Adv. imtrén trómthuinset, LU 8712 (FB). triur dorosern in slúag co imthrén 'coa n-imnertad, SR 5032.

¤thromm

(a) very heavy: áráit ... imtromm, FB § 37 Eg. ro gab dá asan imthroma imdluithi iarainn, CCath. 4667. confacatar na cet[h]a ana imtroma, 4953 . acc diubraccadh ... an ordanais iomthruim adhbail moir, AFM vi 2028.7 . amhail easglanna iomthroma, TSh. 1092.

(b) very troublesome, very oppressive: for greis in aesa imthruimm `under the protection of the Troublesome People' (i.e. the pagan gods), BColm. 90.5 . Of the atmosphere of a place: his tégdais ... il-brein aduair imthruim, PH 8297. munter Edlicon imthruim, Metr. Dinds. iii 276.10 . As subst.: dochuatar a n-ētromuib a n-étach ┐ a n-imthromaib a n-arm `into their ponderous armature,' Fianaig. 78.3 .

¤thrúag very wretched: do fuc Eua in n-ubull n-úag | dond abaill, ba scél n-imthrúag, SR 1286. ¤thuirsech very sorrowful: luid Laeg ... co cendtromm n-imthursech n-anfálid, TBC-LL¹ 2170. ¤úachtarach uppermost, topmost: do imthigh roimpe go baoth ... go hionadh iomuachtarach a h-anta `to the uppermost regions of its residence' (of the wind), ML 48.23 . ¤úallach very proud: ba hóglaochrad imamnus imullach imfaobrach, Anecd. ii 72.18 . ingen Echach imuallaig, LU 3064. abair ... risin ingin n-iomuallaigh, ITS v 82.12 . mád do Láegaire Búadach | tísad ág bád imuallach, LU 3557. ¤úamnach, see ¤ omnach supra. ¤úar very cold: i naidhchi ... iochtair imuair adheitig iffirn `of the lower freezing hideous hell,' BNnÉ 99.7 . do ghéubhsa ionadh imfhúar, Duan. F. i 19.37 . ar imdocraib imfuara, Ériu viii 8.11 .

(b) With nouns: ¤accobar intense desire: imacubur denma uilc gl. esuriem, Ml. 34b10 . ¤aicbéile great terribleness: itir im-aighbhéli na h-uardachta, MR 112.18 . ¤áille great beauty: an déad ag dul i mbáine | 's an aghaidh gan iomáille, DDána 27 § 5. fáistine adbert riu Dáiri | ri mac con co n-imáilli `regarding Mac Con, the comely,' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 76.2 . Fer Becrach co n-imāle (: immarāide), Ériu ii 26.26 . ¤aire great respect: nī scoirtīs cen i.¤ | rīg nā rīgdomna aca `kings and royal princes would not part from him without great respect,' RC xiii 392.23 . ¤aithrechas great repentance: co n-imaithrechus nach fógnand di, PH 8201. ¤attach earnest prayer, entreaty: i.¤ Maic ind Rig, ACL iii 317 § 51. ¤chalma, ¤cholma great bravery: ras-nert imchalma do denam, TTr. 1639. do greis a mic ... imcalma do denam, Celt. Rev. iv 10.15 . dorochair i cath Odba | la Argatmár imcholma, Todd Lect. iii 178 § 3. ¤chreachadh the act of devastating widely: trés an i.¤ do-níthí leó ar na daoinibh budh lugha ioná iad féin, TSh. 9537. ¤déine great swiftness: imthecht dóib co n-i.¤ (: féine) `to be gone with all speed,' Metr. Dinds. iii 452.40 . ¤demnigud the act of confirming: du imdemnigud á epert són `to confirm his sayings,' Ml. 89d7 . ¤druine great skill?: ri richid con-i.¤ ri febda firian fossud, | rí rigḟial 'na rigsossud, SR 566. ¤ecla great fear: cen uamun, cen i.¤ , IT i 185.3 (FA). nosgeib i.¤ móir ┐ ómon, RC x 56.8 . is coir dó i.¤ ┐ faitchius ┐ ra-imchomet, PH 4114. nī ro lēic imegla in pāpa don priōir ... gan a aithne do choimhlínadh, Fl. Earls 142.22 . an oiread soin d'uamhan ┐ d'imeagla air ré fiabhras, TSh. 7967. fer ... for nár lá nách aon imeccla ittir, AFM vi 2296.y . ¤eclugud the act of terrifying: do fhuasnad ┐ d'i.¤ na coimétaigi, PH 3380. ¤esbaid great deficiency: cen érchra cen imhesbaid, SR 988. cen forcraid cen imhesbaid, 4966 . ¤etla great affliction?: dobeir tra timmorlai ┐ immetlai menman di araile an ircraidi ┐ in gairdi bide i n-ainius isin bith frecnairc, IT ii2 107.23 . ¤étrumme great lightness, great nimbleness: nicon berat a drúcht dind fhéor ar áthi ┐ imétrummi im-tháncatar so swiftly and lightly did they travel, MU² 566. raléic cach arachéile frassa tiuga tromaidbli d'immétrommaib a n-arm ┐ d'ilchenélaib a n-imtheilcthi, TTr. 1710. ¤étrommugud the act of making lighter, easing, relieving: barróisc Cuchulaind in claidiub assa intiuch ... d'imscothad na n-arm ┐ d'immetrommugud in scéith fair, TBC-LL¹ 2956. ¤ḟochraicc great reward: a cethair cethrachat ... do immfocraiccib, Todd Lect. iii 42.13 . ¤ḟorlond overwhelming strength, great oppression: in timorlonn namat, is fiach a fátha forru, O'D. 1595 (< H 5.15, p. 9b ). in timarlonn namad, ib. 1596 . choidhche ni barricfa-si | anmforlunn (? read: ammforlunn) 'na dhiaidh, Lism. L. 4822. ¤ḟormat great jealousy: ro linustair idu eóid ocus imformmuit Ailill, IT i 121.15 . rommiscnigsetar fo smacht | a brathir tria imformat, SR 3128. ra gab ét ... ┐ immḟarmat Dubthach Dael Ulad imma mnái, TBC-LL¹ 2749. ro-bhoí éd ocus imformad occ macaibh Moingfinde fri Niall iomon ríghe, ZCP xiv 214.5 . na denaidh adrad idal na edach na imformod, YBL 68b51 (= 294a22 ). ionnsaighis áth an chomhraig | Fear Diadh go ndlús iomfhormaid, DDána 104 § 22. ¤gábud great danger, great fright? iarsain asraracht Adom | assa ṡuan cen imgabud, SR 1066. fota ataid in-imgábud, 3630 . Ulaidh i n-imgabadh gan nech aga n-imgainiudh, TBC-LL¹ p. 250 n. 3 . atágur a imgábud | il-ló brátha búain `I dread great danger from it,' Ériu iii 14 § 1. ré mét in imgábaid a raibi, Fianaig. 82.23 . fa mór a hegla ┐ a himghābud arna slúagaib `great was the fear and fright (caused by the boar) upon the hosts,' 64.34 . dethach a cind iar crabudh | dorad demhna a n-imgabudh, BCC 356.32 . ¤gére great sharpness: co tescfad finna i naigid srotha ar āthi ┐ ailtnidecht ┐ imgēri, TBC-I¹ 1919. ¤ísle great lowness, poor position: gur adhnair les a imisle ro bui sé isin comlunn, Stair Erc. 1134. ¤lainne great keenness: mét inná i.¤ robói dosom im dia (gl. sitivit anima) `the strong craving that he had after God,' Ml. 62a2 . ¤lén great sorrow: Eua féssin cen imlén, SR 2138. dolluid Saul iar sét sen | sé cet míli, cen imlén, 5570 . ¤lot great destruction: co tuccad in diach ┐ inn imlot bad laind le fein fortha, CCath. 4017. ¤lúas great swiftness: ba he tricci ┐ imluas inn imdiubraict[h]i leo, CCath. 5659. ¤náire great shamefacedness, great bashfulness: rogab tra imnári essium co rofhemid in salm ranic dó do gabail `bashfulness seized him,' Three Hom. 102.16 . ni bí nach n-imnáire dóib cid lomnochta beti, RC xxv 244 § 18. doberat a coibsena cen imnāire dia sacartaibh, Anecd. iii 8.7 . o thucsatt a llama chuccu do'n méis ar imnari, PH 5136. rogab athrechus ┐ imnare imma iarraid eter, BB 237a32 . re h-imnaire an chairighthi thuc Cormac fair, RC xliii 80 § 82. ica imcainedh féin comor ar imnaire na hainicne, D IV 2, 73ra16 . ¤omon ¤úamon great fear, dread: ara n-imomon imchissin húath, BDD² 1264. rus-gab ecla ┐ iomomon mor iad risna dainib ingantacha, RC xxvi 160 § 46 . ar iomomhon feirgi a hathar, TFrag. 30.9 . āl cach n-imoman `every terror is fearful,' ZCP xvii 65 § 51. tainic soc[h]t ocus imuamon aiccenta ┐ cumsccughadh menman do, CCath. 5471. do chur uathbhais ┐ iomomhain ar lucht an bhaile, AFM v 1486.13 . reverence, godly fear: comadas lobre et i.¤ forsin mug céin ṁbíis oc fognam dia choimdid, Wb. 8b1 . as firén foirbhthe in fer forsa mbi ecla ┐ imuamon an Coimded, Lism. L. 3306. ¤rígne great stiffness, slowness, hesitation: nusincrech-som fora emilte leis ┐ fora imrígne leis bói icon ḟuigell, PH 4132. ¤ṡláine great perfection?: a samhuil d'oige is d'áillnne | do gniomh d'eagna is d'iomṡláine, 23 F 16, p. 129.19 . ¤ṡláinte complete health: meni thíset uli i n-imṡlánti, TBC-LL¹ 197. boi sailechtu aice sium imslanti d'ḟadbail dia ndernta a leges, LB 143a21 . ised rainic in imslanti leis co tir, BB 445b52 . ¤sláintius perfect health: nodas-forbiledh ar as ┐ ar aitidh ┐ imlaintius, ZCP xix 118 z . ¤ṡlánud the act of making quite healthy: nicon cotluim for colcaid | gē bethear com imslānud `though one were at making me healthy,' K. and H. § 2. ¤ṡlóg great host: ? g s. used adjectively: ro bui comdhail imsloigh for ur in cuain sin `there was a very numerous gathering at that harbour,' Stair Erc. 379. ¤thesbaid great defect, great error: cen forcraid cen imthesbaid, SR 4424. aisneided Arón fo leith | do Moisi cen imthesbaid, 4610 . ¤thréine great strength, firm grasp: as amhlaidh do bhádar agas gach fear dhíobh a gcrioslach a sgiath agas a n-imthréine a n-arm `in the grasp of their arms,' ML 124.20 . ¤thrumma great heaviness: dochúatar a n-etromuib a n-étach ┐ a n-imthromaib a n-arm `they advanced in their light dresses and in their ponderous armature,' Fianaig. 78.3 . a n-aimsir a himtruma `in the time of her pregnancy,' Lism. L. 2511. ¤úabar great pride: iné imuabor immarordus, LL 120a3 . ¤úachtar the very top: atá an cairthe sin ... is í tollta 'na hiomuachtar, Keat. ii 6297. ¤úathad loneliness: luidset laithe for Lúachair | ciarbo thaithbe imúathaid `though it was an infringement of utter seclusion,' Metr. Dinds. iii 246.74 .

(c) With verbs derived from the corresponding noun or adj.: ¤eclaigid fears greatly, becomes greatly afraid: ro imeclaigset a n-epiltin manid chuired Patraic hé i nn-iffernn, Trip.² 1017. ro imeclaigsitar na genti do sein, 486 . duine imeclaiges bás, PH 3821. no-imeclaiged Solam co mor in coimdid, 4129 . do bidg ┐ do imeclaig an macamh go mór les sin, BCC 48.29 . imeagluidh-si an Tighearna `fear the Lord,' Proverbs xxiv 21. ¤glanaid purifies, clears?: fiac nad imglanad .i. fri foglaithe, O'Curry 507 (< H 3.18, p. 258 ). ? to this: cach dia eol imglan rota .i. docom ar neoil fen duin it imglan rota .i. docom ar neoil fen duin it imglan na rota, 623 ( H 3.18, p. 301 ). ¤omnaigid becomes greatly afraid: bidhgais ┐ imomhnaighis ┐ ru-s-lēic a ráon madhma, Fl. Earls 232.2 .

mí-

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Forms: míochoingiolla, mmíchomlabrai, mignímu, mí-imberta, miarlig, mibésaig, micerdaigh, miceirdighi, míchlodcha, michlothaigfetar, michlothaigthi, míchóirighthe, miochóruighedh, mídúthrastar, mignethi, mi-tn-imret, nómíonoraigeadh, mitomnadar

pejorative particle, possibly (as suggested by Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 10 , cf. Wortk. § 9 ) orig. a compar. mis ` less ', akin to second syll. of Lat. nimis, a view supported by the compds. miscais `hatred' (<cais `love'), misimbert (see mí-imbert below) and perhaps misceird `evil step' (?), O'Dav. 392. In O. and earlier Mid.Ir. always pejorative, often opposed to compds. with caín-; in later lang. often a mere negative. Used in composition with (I) nouns, (II) adjs. derived from nouns or participial, (III) occasionally with vbs.; often used in etymol. glosses, e.g. milliud quasi mí-shilliud .i. drochshilliud, Corm. Y 858. The follg. list is illustrative only.

I Nouns: ¤accobar m. evil desire , Mon. Tall. § 62. ¤aided m. an evil fate, death: i mi-oidhedh .i. in drochbhas, Leb. Gab.(i) i 108 n. 6 . ¤ailges m. aversion, loathing: mi-ailgis bīdh, Rosa Angl. 270.23 ; 84.4 . ¤airde an evil token: mi-airdi, CCath. 967. ¤airilliud m. ill desert , Ml. 31c5 . todernama . . . ar a mmi-araltib, LU 2750 ( RC xxv 254.17 ). ¤airlabra evil-speaking, bad language: fer mí-urrlabra, CF 456. ¤airle evil counsel , Triads 243. tosach mi-arle malarta, Anecd. iii 16.22 . la mi-airle an áesa feigh, AFM vi 2208.22 . ¤airlech m. slaughtering: oc m. a chéile, TTr.² 1301. ¤airlégend f. a bad (false) reading: tria mi-erleginn, Hib. Min. 9.312 . ¤airmisme f. failing to hit the mark; incoherence: re mi-urmisme briathar (of a drunken man), O'Gr. Cat. 215.21. ¤altar m. bad fosterage , Laws i 168.1 . cen mialtur, ii 164.17 . ¤altram m. ill nurture: féth meic mi-altromma, MacCongl. 93.26 . ¤áradu evil plight: mí-aradha, BNnÉ 305 § 23 (= drochdhíol, St.). meiridhin .i. mi-aradha ` mis-disposal (?)', O'Dav. 1269. ¤aslach n. g s. in mí-aslaig (gl. malae persuasionis), Ml. 28b7 . ¤bal: míobhal .i. drochbhail, O'Cl. cen meirg ┐ cen m. `without obscurity', Metr. Dinds. iii 150.2 ; 224.24 . fo mibail ` ruin ', iv 178.5 . cóir . . . sás Murchaidh go míballa `that M.'s contriving should have unhappy issue', Caithr. Thoirdh. 69.26 . ¤bés m. evil custom or habit: in m. ┐ in mí-chostud sain, LL 231b7 ( TTr. 1048 ). don mnai co mmíbés, 210a58 . ar iumad . . . a míbes, LB 150a57 . ina míbesaib, PH 6949. cosc meirle ┐ mibés, AFM iv 1052.3 . ¤blas m.: fer míblais `of bad manners', CF 456. ¤bolad m. evil odour: do brentaid ┐ míboladh, CCath. 3484. ¤briathar f.: ro forfacaib-seom na mibriathra-sa dhoibh (i.e. curse), BB 266b26 . ¤chádus m. irreverence, disrespect: bannaomh dá dtugadar míochádhas, Keat. iii 865. a tibhraid do micadhus do cellaib ┐ d'ecclusaib, BCC § 127. ¤chatu m. disrespect, disesteem: michatu cuirp, cátu anman, LL 371c40 . micata ar in olaind `the wool is undervalued', Laws v 80.24 Comm. ina cataid coir . . . ina michataid, 392.21 . ¤chélmaine n. and m. evil prediction, augury: intíí doroine in michelmaine, LB 153a14 . ro thirchan mor do micelmaine, BDD 63 St. MR 22.10 . ¤chenél n. and m.: tre burba is tre mícheinél degeneracy of race (?), ZCP xiii 9.12 . Med. of wounds referring to festering, turning septic (?): ceirin ann so bacas don cneid dul a fedanaib linnidan ┐ a rithe ┐ ar micinel fliuch, Irish Texts v 10 § 19 . ar cnedaib teid a michinel, Irish Texts v 11.4 . ¤cheol n. and m. discordant music: ind miceol ro chansatt, RC xiii 6.8 . ¤chert wrong: (as pred.) is m.¤ in modh, Forus Foc. 21. ní bhfuil Dia micheart unjust , Luc. Fid. 223.11 . ¤chétfaid ill-will, grudge: mícheadfadh na bh Philistíneach, 1 Sam. xxix 7 . Jerem. x 10 . ¤chiall f. senselessness, folly , ACL iii 238 § 12. CCath. 5592. ar michēll wildly, at random , Metr. Dinds. iii 362. mar nech ar mícéill one out of his senses, RC xix 44 § 57. roba mer miceill (of a combat), CCath. 6010. gan miceill ` ravings ', Rosa Angl. 198.5 . ¤chinnemain f. evil destiny: in mhicheinneamain, Fl. Earls 34.13 . do bithin michinnemhna d'eirghi do na tigernaigibh, 26.8 . ¤chiúnas m. disquiet, trouble: a míciunass an tsaeghail-se, BCC § 248. ag léiccen an michiúnuis sin cuice, § 231 . ¤chlú n. and m. ill fame, evil report: ráinig míochlú an uilc sin fá Éirinn, Keat. iii 2132. ar miclú . . . ar ndeaghclú, ZCP xiii 181.31 . ¤cheomna: carthain caemna, miscais míchæmna bad cheer, MacCongl. 93.26 . ¤choingell m. breach of covenant, ill faith: feall . . . ┐ mícoingeall, IT ii2 137.1 . michoingell do denamh . . . ar mac nD., AFM iii 524.1 . in fer dorinne in míchongill air a thigherna, AU iii 600.19 . pl. míochoingiolla , Jerem. xiv 7. ¤chomairle f. evil counsel: micomuirle, Ériu v 120.6 . ¤chomall m. non-fulfilment or breach of promise: do mícomhull . . . a ceneoil, CCath. 1646. tria míchomhall a mbréithre, AFM ii 1176.15 . ¤chomlabra f. pl. inna mmíchomlabrai (gl. maleloquia), Ml. 61b26 . ¤chonách m. misfortune, ill-luck , CCath. 2718.

¤chor m.

(a) a bad throw, a miss: tarlaic D. . . . don tṡleig míled cen m. | urchur, Metr. Dinds. iii 134.

(b) legal term, an illegal or invalid contract (distinguished from dochor a disadvantageous contract), ZCP xiv 373 § 35. ma damut a micuru if they acknowledge their bad contracts, Laws ii 286.12 .

¤choscar m. defeat: MR 170.22 . i maidhm míochosccair, AFM iv 1064.22 . ¤chostud m. ill-behaviour, turbulence: in míbés ┐ in michostud, LL 231b7 . mór an t-anḟeth ┐ in michostadh ro boí 'sin Trói, TTr.² 1901. ro ghabh for miochostadh mór friss an bhfhilidh, AFM iii 178. 16 . ¤chrábad m. impiety: lucht míochrabhaidh, Dán Dé xxviii 1. ¤chride n. an evil heart; rancour: ni errachtatar lind . . . ferga na michride, Alex. 896. ¤chuimne f. an evil recollection: míchumne spiride, Mon. Tall. § 88. Forgetfulness: dermad nó mícuimne, O'Gr. Cat. 307.18. ¤chuit f. a bad share, an inferior portion: an mhíochuid, Content. xiii 23. ¤chuitiugad m.: lucht . . . michuidighthe maithesa opponents of goodness, AFM v 1850.2 . ¤chumtach m. misconstructing; (fig.) dismaying: do meath ┐ do michumdach midlach, MR 230.22 . ¤f. evil smoke: is mídé dūn in tene-si, RC xv 297 ( Dinds. 7 ), cf. Metr. Dinds. ii 44.3 . midhe .i. droichtheine, O'Cl. ¤delb f. ill appearance, ill looks: rachondaic C. mídelb ┐ míthemel bar Fer D., TBC-LL¹ 3651. midealb fuirri (= male formata est), Auraic. 473. ¤dénam m. evil-doing: trí mídenum frium, Ml. 71b9 . ar ná dernat mídénom isin tig, BDD 94. Not doing (= nem-d.): ic denum uilc ┐ ic midenum mathusa, BB 239a6 . Bad shape, form; ill appearance ? ag cesacht ormsa am mhídheilbh ┐ a[m] midhenamh, TBC-LL¹ p. 531 n. 1 . ¤dend bad colour: gnúis credhbhás mídhend . . . iar n-éccaibh, AFM i 562.10 . mídhionn .i. droch-lí, O'Cl. ¤derc f. an evil eye (glance): ni uil cola nā adaltrais nā mídherca lustful glances (?), BB 498b4 = IT ii2 105 . ¤desimrecht f. an evil example: arna rogabthar midesmrecht díb, Ml. 30d13 . mídesmerecht, Ériu ii 208.9 . ¤diach f. evil fate; ill-treatment: for ar himredh midhiach, CCath. 6024. Caithr. Thoirdh. 68.12 . AFM v 1676.14 . milleadh ┐ mídhiach na mainistrech, vi 1926.9 . mi-dingmaltacht 'unworthiness', 3 B 22 109a21 . ¤dóchus m. evil anticipations; distrust: an míodhóchas do bhí aige asta the suspicions he had entertained of them, Eochairsg. 115.10 . co ndechadh se a midóchus air lost faith in him, BCC § 297. docuatar a midochus nach fedfidis imtecht, § 295 . comartha midochuis a hopeless sign (of illness), Rosa Angl. 276.25 . midhocus as trocuire Dia despair of God's mercy, Études Celt. i 78.18 . ¤dóig f. want of hope, despair: míodhóigh a méad mo cheana, Dán Dé xxi 10. xiv 11 . ¤dúthracht f. (vn. of mí-dúthracair) an ill wish; ill will, malevolence: Wb. 20b12 . Ml. 49a18 a. pl. inna miduthrachta (gl. male vota), 61b27 . do mídúthrachtaib demnae, Hy. iii 6. bai miscais ┐ miduthracht oc cach dia cheile, Ériu vii 177.6 . CCath. 252. ¤écht m. a misdeed: miecht mór, BDD 33 App. ¤enech n. dishonour; inhospitality: ma doronais mo mi-eineach, Anecd. ii 78 § 5. muca mieinigh, 62.15 , cf. 63.2 . ¤érchlos evil report (?), Ml. 22b1 . ¤fácbál f. leaving (animals) unguarded or in danger? ar mifagbail (.i. ar in drochfagbail iter conu ┐ gatuide), Laws ii 56.19 . ¤fáilte f. an ill welcome: ferait mifáelti fris, LU 1391. ¤fiach m.: mífíacha .i. fiach brégi fictitious debts (?), O'Dav. 941. ¤fis mistake, delusion: ba m. .i. ba hanfis, Dinds. 51 ( RC xv 466 ). ¤focal m. an evil word: mifocul mna di araile, Laws i 146.32 . atmait meicc mifhoccuil, MacCongl. 17.15 (? n p.). A word of ill omen: is mifocal dūn, Corm. Y 1018 (p. 88.17) . As quasi-vn.: bator na druid ic m.¤ ┐ ic micelmaine dó, RC xxi 154. ¤foclad m. evil speaking, bad news: dobreth a mifhoclad do Ch., LL 119a16 ( RC xii 175 ). Reviling: feccaid in fili fora mifoclad in gilla, YBL 127a39 . Of prophesying evil : ro-bātor trā na druīd ic mīfhocladh ┐ ic mīchēlmaine 'the druids were prophesying evil and uttering ill-omens', BDC 106.48 . gabais for mīchēlmoine dint slúag ┐ for mīfhoclad 'began prophesying evil to the host and uttering ill omens', BDC 118.239 . ¤folad m. an illegal or unjust proceeding (Laws): mana tairiset a mignima nach a mifolaid ` disqualifications ', Laws ii 328.12 (`widerrechtliches Gehaben', Thurn. ZCP xiv 389 § 55 ). cadead mifolai[dh] daortha eclasa? Nī. beth gan bathais, cin comna, etc., Nero A vii fo. 133a ( O'D. 2190 ). Hence in general a wrong, grievance (generally in pl.): a mífholtae his misdeeds, RC xii 62 § 24 ; 'failure on his part to discharge his obligations' Peritia v 149 . do mifoltæ (.i. do mignim), Ériu viii 173.15 , cf. 174.15 . bá mór a mhioḟolta somh fri Cenel C. his grievances against (?), AFM vi 1930.7 . ro-chuimnigh a mhifolta fodhein fri Gallaibh, Hugh Roe fo. 16a . ¤fortacht f. bad help, a hindrance: ni furtacht . . . acht is mifurtacht, TBC-LL¹ 4665. ¤gairm n.: dá mígairm míthocaid `two ominous cries of ill luck', Triads 124. ¤gaisced m. cowardice: ni ḟetamar . . . comairli mettachta nā mígascid, LL 264b1 = MU 18.18 . MR 232.16 . ¤gné n. and f.: dorat m. d'ar menmain an evil mood, Metr. Dinds. ii 44. co m. moir fair in sorry plight, ZCP vi 44.22 . ¤gním m. an evil deed, misdeed: a p. inna mignímu (gl. malefacta), Ml. 138b5 . slán cach mairnes mignímu who informs of misdeeds, O'Dav. 1272. dilig dam mo mígnima, SR 7816. nos-millet ina mígnimaib, FA 29. dorinne míghníomh re n-a giolla féin misconducted herself, Keat. i 158 z . ¤gnóe ill favour, dislike? buidhne Bretan gan míognáoi, BNnÉ 214 § 84. diomdha is míoghnaoi fear bhfuinidh ` disfavour ', Content. xvi 195.1 . ¤grád n. dislike, aversion: cen mígrad fri nech, LB 261b14 . CCath. 2462.2 . ¤grád n. low rank or status: migradh for aes ndaer . . . ┐ daeini saera ina cataid coir, Laws v 392.23 Comm. ¤iartaige evil result, consequences: etir fhognam ┐ m. (i.e. serving false gods and the ill results thereof), Alex. 907.

¤imbert f. (vn. of mí-imbeir)

(a) playing false, deceiving: issi in m. asbeir (gl. imperitos decipiunt), Ml. 17c6 . do mí-imbirt, gl. ad decipiendum, 32a8 . ho mí-imbirt .i. ho thogais, 38a13 . do mi-imbirt críde na ṅdoíne n-amairsech, PH 1853.

(b) maltreating, injuring: in mí-imeirt dorónad ann .i. mac rige nime do crochad, PH 3311. g s. (as masc.) adaig in mí-imberta móir (i.e. the Crucifixion), LB 142a24 . fear millte ┐ mi-imbeartha Gall, AFM iv 914.5 . lá faicsin na mi-imberta dobretha for a corp, vi 2372.3 . Cf. misimbert.

¤imrádud m. evil meditation, ill thoughts: in mí-imradud, Ml. 79a5 . Mon. Tall. § 62. min-choibsena do mí-imratib, Rule of Tallaght § 16. ¤indithem evil intent: a mí-innithim for araile, CCath. 255. an mí-innethem baoi oca suidhe doib, Leb. Gab.(i) i 236.9 . ¤laechas m. unwarlike behaviour, cowardice: milaochas do dhenamh, TBC-LL¹ 3160 St. nir bhó bás íar mílaochas, ALC i 426.12 . ¤laechdacht f. id. milaochdacht, TBC-LL¹ 3157 (St.). mílaechacht, IT ii2 135 n. 11 . ¤lepaid f.: g s. (as attrib.) míleptha ` bedless ', O'Dav. 1150. ¤lind f. ? g s. (as attrib.) co fúair mandir mílinde met the ring of battle in evil hour, Metr. Dinds. iii 276.4 . ¤maise f. disfigurement: mimaisi (gl. dedecor), Ir. Gl. 1103. dobudh mo a maisi dhó inā mhímhaisi it was more of a beauty than a disfigurement to him, ZCP x 285.22 . ¤mana an evil omen , Duan. F. i 86.22 . ¤méin ( ¤mian) f. evil desire, disposition: cumann míméine an illicit attachment, Keat. iii 4977. ar mhothughadh a mhimhéine, TSh. 2110. Dejection (?): an mhímhéin ar m'aire, A. Ó Dálaigh xlvii 14. ¤meisnech m. discouragement: meatacht ┐ mímheisnech, Keat. iii 2858. adhbhar mímheisnigh, TSh. 8519. Deuter. i 21. ¤menma dejection: as é sin . . . do mhédaigh mo mhímhenma, Ériu v 198.619 . re hegla ┐ mimenmoin mhoir, Aisl. Tond. 122.2 . ¤mes misjudgement, mistake: co finnamar cen m., Anecd. ii 34.21 . asbert an ben . . . ni bo mimes, a ainm dileas for cach, i 62 § 100 . Disesteem, disrepute: gairm cen m., Metr. Dinds. iii 2. Dóach Móelchend mímis `of ill fame ', 302 . dochóidh an ghabhail sin . . . a m. ┐ a míonóir do Dhiarmait brought loss of esteem and honour to D., AFM vi 2174.3 . ní mímheas ar máthair nDé | gan mé im bráthair dhíleas dí no reproach to, PBocht 52 § 5. atá se . . . ar n-a mhímheas ag na daoinibh rejected of men, Isaiah liii 3. ¤mír n. a bad or dangerous morsel (of food): mimir do cor do coin (.i. da promad . . . .i. froma uptha), Laws i 176.4 , 180 . ¤mod dishonour, reproach: go tuc sé mímogh ┐ scandail mor dó, BCC § 122. ar fhuilingis . . . do mhasla ┐ mhímhodh, Mac Aingil 45.15 . ¤muinteras m. unfriendliness, hostility: mothucchadh míomhuinnterais ┐ airrdhe essaonta, AFM vi 2096.9 . ¤náire f. shamelessness: fri mnai mir co mínaire, LL 386a49 . ¤nert m. debility , O'Gr. Cat. 504.36. ¤óg f. an unchaste woman: 'na mío-óigh mhnaoi, IGT Decl. ex. 1310. ¤onóir f. dishonour , AFM vi 2174.3 . an mhioghonoir donither d'a n-iomhaighthibh, Luc. Fid. 215.7 . ¤phairt f. disfavour, dislike: ge tām ag tuar do miphairte in danger of incurring thy disfavour (?), ZCP xii 383.24 = ag túr do mhíopháirte `profiting by thy foes' (?), Dán Dé xvi 7. ¤rand f. a bad share; an evil lot (?): dom mac . . . bias for miroind meraighthi eter drongu derbhfhine, LL 386b3 . ¤rath m. bad luck, ill fortune , MacCongl. 13.17 . ar derchaine ar mirath, LL 360 marg. sin. mac míraith, Acall. 1884. MR 300.10 . gorta mór . . . is iomad míoratha, Keat. ii 3724. ¤riagail f. a breach of rule, transgression: miriaghuil, Proverbs xix 11. ¤rian an evil course: ba chóir . . . nár mhian leat mo mhírian, Oss. vi 184.8 . ¤riar f. (later ¤réir) disobeying, not complying with (the wishes of), with obj. gen.: is mairg duit mo mhíriar, Oss. vi 186.12 . muna ndearnaid mo mhíréir-si if they do not disobey me, ITS xvi 82.20 . míréir Chiaráin do dhéanamh, Keat. iii 833. gan míréir do neach without opposing any one, Hackett xl 29. ¤rogu an evil choice: is míraghu a denamh anocht, ZCP viii 551.27 .

¤rún m.

(a) an evil secret, mystery? topur . . . asa maided cech m. `every kind of mysterious evil', Metr. Dinds. iii 28. a chartad . . . ind eich móir cosin m. `the great horse of magic power', iv 66 .

(b) evil intent; ill will, malice: ba forréil m. ┐ miscais forru, LL 244a8 ( TTr. 2023 ). do mhair miorún an righ do Maodhócc, BNnÉ 225 § 123. ro mothaigius a mírún umum their ill will to me, ZCP xiii 209.12 . ag meabhrughadh míorúin ┐ mailíse, TSh. 3042.

¤scél n. and m. an evil report; bad tidings: in lucht tuc in miscel leo (of the ten spies), LB 123b24 . mifocul ┐ misgel (= calumny), Laws i 56.3 Comm. athgabail fir misciu[i]l `a man by whom a calumnious story has been circulated', 194.22 . iar n-indill in mísceóil after telling the evil news, MS. Mat. 474.34 . iar mísceol, IT iii 52.8 . ¤scíam m. ugliness: ar bhfaicsin mísgéimh na mná, Oss. vi 90. ¤scribend bad writing, mistakes in writing or copying? míscribend do gne eolais | do lucht uilc in aneolais | nó lucht ind eolais ní ferr | gníit ar múin miscribend, LL 144a28 . mo dhamh [= dhú] míscribinn `the place in which I scribble', O'Gr. Cat. 120.6 (scribe's note). ¤shén m. ill-luck: ar uair mishein, Études Celt. i 79.28 . ¤spéis f.: is mor mo mīsbēis dejection (?), ZCP viii 230 § 14. ¤stuaim f. want of sense, ability: ma dorindetar misdúaim `if they had acted imprudently', BCC § 220. is eslainte ┐ as misduaim an arrsaidhecht, § 67 . ¤thaeb mistrust : tug siad dōthchas ar mhī[o]thaobh, Celtica iv 109 § 9 . ¤thaem m. an evil fit, paroxysm, turn: feall ┐ meabal ┐ mítháem do denum air ` guile' (?), Fianaig. 70.5 . fóir mo mhíothaoma!, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxi 7 . i muirt na míothaom ┐ na mór-olc, TSh. 6637. crádh liom do gheimhliughadh daor | 's gan tadhall dhuit ar mhíthaom, MS. Mat. 567.18 . ¤thaitnem m. displeasure: míothaithnemh, Triads p. 40 § 172. Psalms vi 1. eagla na feirge . . . ┐ an miothaitnidh [sic] móir, Deuter. ix 19. ¤thapad m. mishap, accident: tre dhrochfhortúin nó míothapadh, Mac Aingil 288.4 . duine do mharbhadh dhuine oile le míothapad, Luc. Fid. 104.13 . ¤theist f., ill-repute: MR 314.19 . drochbhaladh mítheasta, TSh. 1732. pl. a mítheasta . . . i mbéalaibh na druinge, 9530 . ¤themel m. gloom: rachondairc C. m. mór bar Fer D., TBC-LL¹ 3651. ¤thocad m. misfortune, ill luck , Triads 109. ¤thoimtiu f. a false opinion: ni mithoimtiu dúib-si, is fírbriathar Dé, Wb. 24d22 . Suspicion: ro ghabhsat Goill miothoimhdin mhóir don Iarla, AFM v 1858.5 . mithoimhdin do thabhairt dó to suspect him, Hugh Roe f. 14a . ¤thol f. evil will or inclination: g s. inna mmithule (gl. malae voluntatis), Ml. 33d3 . gresacht . . . elscot[h]achda ┐ mitholi, Alex. 871. toil a chuirp ga sirdenam | ┐ mithoil na hanma, LB 41 marg. inf. Unwillingness: do mhithoil righ Sassan against the will of, JRSAI ii 336.31 . ¤thorad m. evil fruit: crann cain co mithorud, ZCP vi 267 § 2. ¤thorbae ill-profit, unprofitableness: is mitharba lend cach main . . . it' ingnais, RC xiv 400 § 4 . teid sin a ndimhaoiness ┐ a mitharba, Fl. Earls 24.3 . ¤thormach decrease: gl. incrementum (misunderstood as = decrementum), Ir. Gl. 756. ¤thrócaire f. mercilessness: an mhíothrócaire ┐ an cruadháil, TSh. 4392. lucht na míthrócaire, BCC § 138. ¤thurus (<tururas?) an evil foreboding or omen: bui gráin mór foraib . . . ┐ míthauraras, BDD 63 (= mithaurassa, YBL, miturusa, Eg.). batár iarsain na mithaurússa (.i. drochmenmand) imómna foraib, § 36 . bátar míthurussa imda fair, FB 84. batar mithurusa ┐ dorchraiti . . . occo, YBL 180b1 = SG 253.5 . miturusa móra ┐ airrdhe aighthidhe, CCath. 4772. míothurusa .i. drochfhaistine, O'Cl. Cf. comthururas (gl. incursus), Ml. 56a22 , 24 .

II Adjs. (chiefly those formed from nouns): ¤accobrach having evil desires: in míocoburach, PH 87. ¤adbal: ingen magrúin míadbail `of evil power', Metr. Dinds. iii 136.32 .

¤airlech giving evil counsels (? ill-advised): a s f. ni thuca in miarlig míepertaig, LL 346a17 .

¤bésach of evil behaviour: a s f. ni thuca in lithig mibésaig , ZCP viii 113.2 . meirligh mibhésacha, AFM v 168.16 . do pecthaibh míbhésacha, Études Celt. i 83.15 . ¤bladach of ill fame , ZCP vii 298.25 . ¤briathrach scurrilous: do mnai meblaig míbriathraig, TTebe 2235 . ¤cherdach plying an evil trade or calling: v s m. a muidh micerdaigh base hireling, ZCP vi 282.11 . g s f. do mian na merdrighi miceirdighi , 276.19 . ¤chétfadach: in duine . . . bhiss míchédfadach da dhedoibrightibh unconscious of , Études Celt. i 78.7 . ¤chiallmar not in one's proper senses: co mbat mesca miciallmair, BB 255a45 . ¤chlothach infamous: a p f. míchlodcha (gl. nefarias), Ml. 134b4 . ¤chlúach ill-famed: sech cairrgib michluacha Sciroin, TTebe 255 . ¤chlúmar id.: miclemar [sic], gl. difamosus, Ir. Gl. 656. Cf. míochlúiteach, Ezekiel xxxvi 3. ¤choingellach: Israel míochoingiollach backsliding , Jerem. iii 6. ¤chomairlech: Média m. full of evil counsels (? designs), LL 220b48 = TTr. 275. ¤chorach: is foglaid selba cach micorach `he . . . who makes a bad contract', Laws i 202.4 . do cinn cach meamuir micoruigh, ii 290.21 , cf. O'Dav. 950. ¤chráibtech impious , ZCP x 338 § 2. ¤chreitmech unbelieving, infidel: go ttiocfattis mórán dona míchreidmechaib dochum creidme, BNnÉ 232 § 145 . go hainffesach michreidmeach, Fl. Earls 112.30 . ¤chruthaigthe misshapen: gl. informis, Sg. 5a7 . ¤chuimnech forgetful: micuimneach, gl. immemor, Ir. Gl. 1111. ¤chumachtach: denaib michumachtgib, gl. male potentibus, Ml. 29a9 . ¤dánach (dán `destiny') ill-fated, unlucky: gus in Mairt mallachtaig midhánaig, MR 110.17 . ¤demonnach devilish: Pluton mebhlach midhæmunnach, RC x 180.21 . ¤dingbála (g s. as adj.) unworthy: midingbala, gl. indignus, Ir. Gl. 669. me . . . am' serbfhogantaid midhingbala, BCC § 65. ¤dóchusach hopeless, despairing: midhochusach, Fl. Earls 134.22 . ¤échtach incapable of brave exploits: bid . . . meirtnech . . . miechtach bethir for fúait na Greci, LL 234a36 = TTr. 1279. ¤epertach given to evil speaking ? see mí-airlech above. ¤ḟoclach foul-mouthed, scurrilous: eachlach mifoclach, YBL 177a37 . ¤ḟoltach wanting proper qualifications (leg. term): urgnuma in mifoltaig `the service of the unqualified' (oppd. to sofoltach), Laws ii 366.12 , cf. 394.12 . ¤gaelmar unkinsmanlike: Mac M. . . . do mharbhadh go míoghaolmhar lá a dearbrathair, AFM v 1726.15 ; 1326.7 . ¤gnéech of evil or pitiable aspect: cleireach bocht mighneach, BNnÉ 165 § 36. [aghaidh] teimlighthi mignéthech, ITS xvi 66.9 . ¤labartha, -ch ill-speaking: go míolabhartha, TSh. 3039. an béul míolabharthach, Proverbs viii 13. cona trichait cath mbaitel . . . milabartacha (barbarisch redende Schlachthaufen, Wind.), TBC-LL¹ 5592 St. Windisch, TBC-LL¹ p. 808 n. 7 , would assign to this word bilaburthach, PH 8181. ¤laechda unwarlike, craven: meatta míolaochdha, TSh. 7332. ¤láthair `without strength', Ériu v 80.16 . ¤lesaigthe ill-cared, ill-nourished: mílesaigthi, O'Dav. 1150. fo múich milessaigt[h]i `under the vapours of bad feeding', MacCongl. 93. 20 , is prob. g s. of vn. ¤mesarda immoderate: drochaer mimessardha anffallain, Fl. Earls 240.17 . ¤nádurda unnatural: pecadh mínádur[dh]a na fer ┐ na mban, Maund. § 92 . gluasacht minadurtha, ITS xiv 110.10 . Luc. Fid. 42.13 . ¤náirech shameless: le gnúis mhíonáirigh, Proverbs vii 13. ¤ordamail irregular, inordinate : bith a fis agaib gurob du dona feraib ┐ dona mnaib ... gan beith miordamail a mbiad no a ndig, Irish Texts v 60 § 43 . ¤órduigthe inordinate : fonn mí-órduighthe, Celtica i 191.1002 , cf. 192 .1007, 192.1016 . ¤rathmar graceless; unlucky, inauspicious: Leaburcam . . . mirathmar mallachtach, BB 257b29 . gabhal mhirathmhar mhara lan do piastaibh, Ériu iii 164 § 20. 'san maidin mhiorathmhair sin, ML 142.15 . ¤réid not smooth, rugged: as subst. a rough or uneven place: a muigib ┐ a miredib na Bethile, LB 133a5 . ¤rúnach ill-intentioned, malicious , Ériu v 164.23 . misccnech míorúnach, AFM vi 2324.9 . teagasg míorúnach, ML 118.6 . ¤scíamach unsightly, hideous: ech m., SG 260.14 . mísgiamach (= ignominiosum), O'Gr. Cat. 216.35. ¤snímach anxious, distressful: sgrech aduathmur mishnimach, ZCP vi 64.18 . ¤stuamda: drochduine misduama miglic ` reckless ', BCC § 287 , cf. mí-stuaim. ¤thaemach troubled, uneasy: i mainnir mhíothaomaigh an domhain, TSh. 2711. ¤thaemannach (variant of preceding?): merdreach mailisech míthæmannach ` unhappy ', ZCP vi 275.17 . in ríghain mhalísech mhíthaomnach, ZCP xxxiii 135 § 23 . ¤thesta ill-attested: do scríobh go meardhána mítheasta without evidence, Keat. i 10.23 . ¤thestach of evil report, infamous: is mítheastach a gcéime (= infames gressus eorum), TSh. 1473. ¤thoicthenach unfortunate : de infortunio iure (causari) .i. den dligud mithoicthenach 'about the unfortunate law' Ériu lv 8 . ¤thoimtenach: ni pá mithomtinach o neoch be not ready to think evil of others (?), SCC 26. in clann colach ┐ na maic mitoimdenacha evil-minded (?), D IV 2, 45va11 . ¤thoiscid ill-provided, lacking necessaries , O'Dav. 1150. ¤threbar imprudent, foolish: a giolla mitreabair!, ZCP i 137.6 . ¤threorach weak, inefficient: mílid m., ZCP xiii 204.11 . Compar. gurab boichte mítreoraighe é ina an té da mbenann a chuid, Ó Héodhusa 174.13 . ¤thrócar merciless: in triar ridiri . . . do marbudh co mitrocar, ZCP vi 35.29 . ¤thrócairech merciless: don druing mhíothrócairigh, TSh. 4684. Failing to obtain mercy, doomed: anam miotrocairech ` hapless ', BNnÉ 66 § 102 . ¤thuicsech inconsiderate, foolish: uaibhrecht m., RC xxiii 10.3 . co bfedain mearda miothuiccsigh ` merciless' (?), AFM v 1696.12 . ¤thuicside id.: a amadáin mhituicside!, RC xix 134 § 106.

III Verbs. mí-aipir (ess-ber-): ní m. (gl. non mala dicit), Ml. 56d16 . ¤airlither counsels ill: is besad do cach graig . . . hi toin mna mi-s-r-airlestair who has misled them, TBC-I¹ 3648. ¤chiallaid: do miciallad e do briathraib serba his senses were confused(?), ZCP x 307.15 . ¤chiallaigid (intrans.): do mhichialluigh sí dhá ttaoibh she doted upon them, Ezekiel xxiii 16. ¤chlothaigid defames: pass. fut. ní michlothaigfetar (gl. defamabuntur), Ml. 143c3 . part. michlothaigthi (gl. infaustos), Sg. 34b1 . ¤choimétaid keeps (observes) ill: michoimétaid ar saboti-ne profanes , PH 2587. ¤chóraigid ( ¤chóirigid) disorders, throws into confusion, mishandles, maltreats: marbhaid ┐ míochóirighid a mhuinntear, TSh. 1083. part. gur bho malartach . . . míchóirighthe in cúigedh disordered , Ériu viii 134.32 . vn. do ghabh ag[a] marbadh ┐ aga miochóruighedh , RC xxix 126 § 32. do chonncadar . . . an chríoch i mbaoghal a millte is a míochóirighthe, Keat. iii 5112. ¤dúil(ig)id dislikes, loathes: míodhúiligh an t-anam bhíos lán an chriathar meala, Proverbs xxvii 7.

¤duthracair (dep.) wishes ill (to): 3 s. fut. ar cech ṅduine mídúthrastar dam, Thes. ii 356.19 ( Hy. vii ); (midústhrastar, -dúthracair, -duthracur MSS.).

¤gní does ill: part. (as subst.) mignethi, gl. malefacta, Ml. 28c20 .

¤imbeir plays false, deceives: subj. pr. 3 p. mi-tn-imret (gl. decipere), Ml. 74b22 . intí mí-imerthar ón bethaid daenna (= qui . . . decipitur), PH 4657.

¤láithrigid: do bhog ┐ do mhílaithridh é féin dochum na deabhtha `pressed forward', Ériu v 182.333 . ¤modaid treats with disrespect, dishonours: do mhiomhodhadar m'ainm, Ezekiel xxxvi 20. ¤onóraigid dishonours: 3 s. impf. nómíonoraigeadh, Aisl. Tond. 93 § 1. ¤thadbat (to-ad-fiad-): mithadbait, mitharfaid `thou shewest badly, thou hast shewn badly', RC xxvi 16 § 16. ¤thaitnid displeases: an tan mhithaithnes ar ndeaghoibre re duine oile, Parrth. Anma 457.9 . do mhíothaitin anni dorinne D. ris an tTighearna, 2 Samuel xi 27. ¤thomuinethar believes or thinks evil, suspects: ? subj. ní mitomnadar o neoch, ZCP iii 452.29 (cf. mítoimtenach above).

monmar, monbar

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Forms: monabhar

n m. murmuring: monbhar beach, Hard. i.304.8 . Complaining, grumbling (with AR = against ): docuatar do monmar ar Brenaind, BCC 58.17 . do monmar go mor ar C.C., 204.17 . monabhar, Numbers xvii 10. munbhar chloinne Israel, Exodus xvi 12. na déanaidh-si munmhur, 1 Corinth. x 10.

neimní

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: nephní, neph-, nef-, ne(i)m-, ne(i)mp(h)-, ne(i)mth-, nephní, neimthní

n neut. indecl. (nem-+ní `thing') O.Ir. nephní, Mid.Ir. variously neph-, nef-, ne(i)m-, ne(i)mp(h)-, ne(i)mth-.

Nothing: nephní, gl. nihil, Sg. 95a3 . neimthní, gl. nil, Ir. Gl. 978 ; gl. nul, 988 . ní du nephní, gl. non de nihilo, Ml. 69c7 . in rí | dodos-rosat do nemphní who has created them out of nothing, SR 564. fég na duli . . . co ndernta do nemní tría nert in Chomded, LU 2726 ( RC xxv 252 § 36 ). ro thusmis na huli do nefni tria bréthir, PH 4796. Nothingness, nullity: is nephní sin uile fia[d] Día, PH 5876. neimhtní gach ní acht Día, BNnÉ 3 z . do dhála gidh neimthní anocht, Measgra D. 56.39 (addressed to the castle of Donegal, destroyed in 1595). is n.¤ limm (expressing scorn or disapproval): nephni lem robad re n-ēnlæch dam, TBC-I¹ 2419 ( = I scorn, pay no heed to, a warning before a single opponent). nefní lim-sa sein, LL 234a43 = TTr. 1286. is nemphní ┐ is nemada lind tregdad in talman, Alex. 859 ( = we deem digging the soil a wrongful waste of time). CCath. 3394 (nemtni). dogní n.¤ de . . . makes nought of, disregards: o ra chuala T. in fástine . . . ni dernai acht nephní di, LL 229b7 ( TTr. 905 ). ni dernad acht nemthni dind, Aen. 30. mogenair duine doni don tṡaegul uile neimni, ACL iii 221.20 . dorónsat neffní ┐ brígh mbicc don uile ghiall, AFM vi 1904.7 .

cuirithir for n.¤

(a) makes light of: mirbuli meic Dé do chur for nefní, PH 6436. ro chuirset for nemhthní na Flemendaigh, AFM ii 1172 x . do chuireabhair mo chómhairle a neimhnidh ye have set at nought, Proverbs i 25. Cf. ro mid ar nefní na huli counted all things as nought, PH 1674. cia dobertha [damsa] ríge . . . adrimfinn ar nempni, Trip. 180.9 .

(b) brings to nought: curid a nert ar nephní, LL 150a14 . díscailfid ar senchas athardha-ne ┐ ar recht ┐ cuirfid for nefní iat, LB 229a24 . beirid (dobeir) ar n.¤ brings to nought: ruc mo nert uile ar nemfni, Acall. 2874. tug ar neimhnidh neart na sluagh, Dán Dé xvii 26 .

téit ar n.¤ vanishes, disappears, perishes : dochuaid ar nemthní ( = e conspectu evanuit), Lat. Lives 91.2 . ro leigh an t-ór ┐ teid for neifní, BNnÉ 106 § 20 . docuaidh a ciall . . . ar nemfní uad his sense left him, ZCP vi 44.31 . ro sgailti na barca ┐ docuatar ass for nemni, Fél. 200.18 . dochuatar for nefni na rig batar anallana i n-uaisle, PH 4261. coíca láech . . . trúag a ndul uili ar nefní, TFerbe 499 . nách deach do reacht ar neffní lest thy law perish (be made void), Ériu iv 180.11 . lingit amach íarum ┐ tiagait for nefní 'they disappear', FDG² 6.192 . Cf. further: baintreabhach bhocht ar neimhní brought to nought, destitute, A. Ó Dálaigh liii 19. tug nemhní i nert dod mhenmain `bring thy spirit to set no store by violence', O'Gr. Cat. 457.11.