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1 bárc

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n ā, f. (cf. Lat. barca) b.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 39 (91.21) .

(a) bark, ship: bārcc a barca, Corm. Y 108. i mbāirc, 115 . barc .i. long, O'Cl. saer lerlong ┐ baircc (? leg. barcc) ┐ curach, Laws v 104.1 , glossed: .i. for na bi imrum .i. na serrcinn, 4 Comm. lucht na bairci, i 128.15 Comm. ind oenbarcc (of the Ark), SR 2536. barc fri beithi (in `Ogam n-eathrach'), Auraic. 6133. i mbraine na báirci, BDD² 515. cetheora barca .xxx. . . . ┐ tricha in cech báirc, LU 1278 (H.). cid as dech do ríg ? . . . bárca do thochor i port, Tec. Corm. § 1.25 ( LL 343a24 ). a fín b.¤ (sic leg. ?) for tondgur fland, LL 7189 (`wine-barque', Hail Brigit 11 ). do chriaid ḟir na báirci (of Tuathal Techtmar), 37770 . barcc gu muinib, IT iii 241.215 . na bárca bronnfairsinga, CCath. 1445. Luimneach lethanglas / frismbarca ben `which beats against barks', Ériu iv 154.2 . coblach mor do longaib ┐ do barcaib, Ann. Conn. 1338.4 . i n-urlár éinbháirce (: tráichtte) on the deck of one ship, DDána 107.1 . In nn. loc. Inber na mB., LL 24169. Rinn na Báirci, CF² 97.

(b) Fig. of (perh. boat-shaped) structures on land: a barc brainech na tor tromm / . . . / ba tu relec na fian find (to Brug na Bóinde), Metr. Dinds. ii 12.41 ( LU 4157 ). Barc Crimthainn Nia Nair (one of the Dindgnai in Broga, the others being Long ingine Foraind etc.), Dinds. 4. Long na Láech / frisanabar Barc Ban mbáeth, Metr. Dinds. i 18.58 . Ailech nImchill os cech áit / dia do báirc bir-chinn. . . . `sharp-crested stronghold ', iv 96.46 . romúrsetar Báirc ṁBresail. Báirc-sede feda nemchrínda doringned ic Bresal, RC xiii 40 § 10. Of a territory: Tir da Locha . . . / barcc reil ro hetrocht, Auraic. 5107.

? Moisi minn os betha barc (: Isaac), SR 3865. fo betha barc, 2819 . Note also: a hadbai Ailig / . . . / a bairc moir Mide / . . . / a crich Breg, Ériu viii 68.33 .

Of a prince or warrior: Aed Ailig uill / . . . / barc hordain áin, IT iii 21 § 62. Brandub barc i mbatar sluaig, LL 7239. Bran Berba ballglaine, / bārc thacid thriūin, Bruchst. 8 § 9 ( IT iii 14 § 31 ). greit ríg / . . . / barc bodbae (of Lóegaire B.), LU 8608 (rhet.). Cf. Húa Conaill . . . / bá b.¤ maone bá muir neccna (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 197 § 13.

Compds. With noun: bárccuideachta ship's company, DDána 89.9 .

With adj.: tar muir mbarcláin (barcglan, v.l.), BS 30.9 . barr būadach bárclethan / lethas dar sōerchlanna of wide ships (?) (of Colum Cille), ACL iii 218 § 8.

With adj. derived from noun or vn.: barcbhuailteach (?), IT iii 97 § 158. sluagh . . . bárclibernach `ship-possessing', MR 214.y .

forlán

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adj o-ā overfull, brimful: do rath Dé ba f.¤ , Fél. Nov. 5 . lán ┐ f.¤ o rath in spiruta noíb, LB 74a12 ( Ir. Lit. 48 ). Abundant, complete: cethri bliadna a flaith f.¤ `full sovranty' MacCarthy 150 ( LL 127a41 ). topur ind hordain ḟorláin SR 994 . As subst. excess, surplus: forsatu forlain, Cóic Con. § 11 = forsaide forṡlan, ZCP xix 170 . Cf. ho desid f.¤ (gl. ubi abundavit Wb. 3a7 . where possibly, we should read for lán. See saidid.

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1 mér

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Forms: mér, meraib, meóir, meór, méra, mér

n o, m., n d. in da mér , Thes. ii 249.11 (Sg. Incant.). d p. meraib, 245.37 (Cambr. Hom). mér o, m., IGT Dec. § 61 , g s. meóir, d s. meór, n a p. na méra (but: trí méra is meóir énlámha, ex. 1472 ), g p. mér.

A digit, finger ; m.¤ coise a toe. mer laime, gl. digitus, Ir. Gl. 465. mer coisi, gl. articulus, 466 . na mera, gl. digitos, Gild. Lor. 167. dona .x. meraib, ib. 169 . remithir dóit láma neich aile cach mér día méraib, FB 91. ar barr gach meoir da meraibh, CF 213. cona méur (= digito), Lat. Lives 29. domrimart . . . co n-óenmeór isin richis, LU 9453. in gai ro bai for a meor, Aen. 2131. secht meóir cechtar a dá choss. secht meóir cechtar a dá lám, LU 6550 = TBC-I¹ 2034 , TBC-LL¹ 2723. ro in[ṡ]orchaigset a chúic meúir in mag, Trip. 126.11 = a chuicc mer, Lat. Lives 17. a tri mēir in Dūileamain . . . atāt ōs mo mullach, ZCP xiii 179.12 . is bec naro chomraicset mera a choss (of two opposing hosts), TFerbe 329 . cumad mera na cos amuil mera na lam, Laws iii 350.14 . forácaib folliucht a mer forsan ailig, PH 6353. ata slícht a meor indti, BCC § 122. Used as measure: tri duirnn ┐ da mer a fada, RC xviii 32.30 , cf. AFM ii 996.10 . tri meir a tiget, Laws ii 238.16 . cia tiget na saille? Tri meoir, LB 260b19 . Cf. O'Dav. 807. gurab écen m.¤ dot mūnad ind-airecd may a finger be needed to point thee out in the assembly (= mayst thou be an object of scorn), Fél. 96.15 (cf. Lat. monstrare digito). gurab eiccin meur fair . . . inn aireacht dia mūnadh, BNnÉ 305 § 19. múinidh sé le n-a mhéuruibh (of a graceless person), Proverbs vi 13. cuir do mher id bheul, Luc. Fid. 388.3 (a sign of discomfiture, cf. colloquial Eng. `put your finger in your eye'). Specifically of the thumb : gabais iarom a mér ina bēolu, RC xxv 344 § 1 (cf. dobert Finn a hordain ina bēolo, RC xxv 348 § 4 ). meilid smit ind aue iter a dā mer, Corm. Y § 149 .

ingen ar méraib `the nail on the fingers', legal term denoting the lowest division of `fine' or family-group , Laws iv 282.19 ; 286.1 . ranntair óthá athair . . . for cúlo ┐ frithrusc a frithisi coruici ingen-ar-méraibh, Ériu i 215.17 . co hua ┐ iarmu . . . co ingin ar meraib, vii 166.14 .

Compds. With adj. follg., with — fingers, — fingered: ¤chrom(m) crooked-fingered ; as sobriquet: Eogan Mérchrom a quo Cenél Mérchroim, ZCP viii 328.31 , cf. LL 347c44 . ¤ḟota long-fingered (-toed): cuilen merfota, IT iii 72 § 29. ¤gel: on mnaoi mérghil, ZCP viii 109 § 8. ¤ṡeng slender-fingered , freq. epithet of noble persons: Mercuur merseng, BB 412a14 . in méirṡeang mín, ZCP viii 229.14 . ingen Máine mérṡeing, Metr. Dinds. iv 4. don mhnai mhéirshing, SG 68.41 . días méirseng, Ériu ii 164.7 .

In Mod.Ir. such compds. are occas. formed with meór-, meóir-: meoradhbhaill, Ó Bruad. iii 48 § 10 v.l. meoirliosta ` hand-sluggish ', 92.7 .

ord(d)an

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Forms: ordu, orddain, hordam, hordain, hordan

n o, m. (1 ord(d); but cf. Peritia viii 109 ) orig. neut. a n-ordun, ZCP xxv 243 . caín n-ard n-ordan n-adamra, Sages, Saints and Storytellers 25 § 8 . fem. (n-st., n s. ordu?) ? a s. fri orddain , Thes. ii 295.10 ( SP v 5 ), cf. la hordam , Laws v 106.28 (leg. hordain ). d s. co n-orddain (.i. ordan) adbail, Hy. iv 7 (reading of T = co n-orddon F, go n-ordan L). ? g s. sarugud ordan .i. sarugud in uasail, O'Dav. 1332 ; cf. lind ordan `a pool of splendour', AFM i 232.5 poem (but n s. hordan, ib. 6 ); see also exx. of g p. quoted below.

Dignity, honour, pre-eminence : ordan .i. grádh no uaisle, O'Cl. bendacht for ordan Brigte, Hy. i 50. bennacht for orddan maic Dé, Metr. Dinds. iv 68.149 . ro scáich ordan Neran `Nero's sovranty', Fél. Prol. 121. tuc cruth a máthar ┐ a athar ┐ a n-ordan diblínaib, TBC-LL¹ 183. ním-raib orddan nā feba | no-dombera i píana (a prayer), ZCP vii 308 z . ar airechas ┐ uaill ┐ ordan, FB 93. at mathi a chland . . . im gart im allud im ordan, LU 4265. bid ordan do rígdelbae, Echtrae Chonnlai 121 § 5 . daighḟir dánai gu n-ordan mór, ACL iii 298 § 68. g s. topur ind hordain ḟorláin, SR 994. tri indchoisc ordain .i. sodelb, saíre, sulbaire, Triads 254. Cf. 246 .

In wishes, salutations, etc.: orddan ┐ tocad duit!, IT i 71.19 , cf. TFerbe 781 . ordan ┐ airechas duit!, LL 279a38 . In asseveration: tar t'ortan-su `by thy dignity', Trip. 246.21 . dar th'orddan-so, LL 285b38 .

In sense raising to dignity, ordaining ? i n-Antóig a ordan Petair `the installation of P.', Fél. Feb. 22 , expld.: oirdned Petair i nAntuaid, p. 78.4 . la hIacoib ordan `the ordination of James', Dec. 27 (= ordinatio Iacoib, p. 262.18 ; oirdned I., Mart. Gorm.).

In coll. and concrete sense nobility, aristocracy : is hí breth orddain Hérenn, Ériu iv 98 § 27. As alleg. npr. m.: Buaid ┐ Orddan ┐ Taiced [= Tocad] a trí n-aite, LL 30d57 . Used of persons: Niall . . . ordan Ulad, LL 141a13 . a orddan a Aíd, 148b7 = KMMisc. 266.2 . Maeldúin . . . ordan Gaedel ō cleircib, RC xvii 397.3 , cf. 374.27 .

pl. in distrib. sense: la hIacob ṅ-ordan `James of the digni- ties', Fél. Ep. 256. imrōl tocaidh ocus ordan ocus ānai, ACL iii 298 § 64 . muime ordan ┐ altrama do thuathaib na hAissia (of Persepolis), Alex. 416 ; the g s. would be more natural in these exx.