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dorchaide

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Forms: doirchide, Dorchaidhi

adj io,iā = dorchae. Also doirchide. maso dorchide la nech a pridchimmeni, Wb. 15b14 . do mídúthrachtaib demnae [n]d.¤ , Hy. iii 7 ( Thes. ii 322 ). a d.¤ delbdathaig, IT iii 41.20 . dí brói duba dórchaidi, TBC-I¹ 30 . dá brái doirchidi, Festschr. Stokes 3.3 . co temel d.¤ a n-anéolais, RC xxv 248 § 29 . spirait doirchide, Aisl. Tond. 108 § 5 . ar thír . . . na tennte ndorcháite, Todd Lect. vi 36.4 . risna heltadaib do duibenoip dorc[h]aidhib, CCath. 5001 . a nellaib dorchaidi, Lec. 562a1 . dronga d.¤ dense, AFM ii 572.14 (poem). fer d.¤ écennais fri macca báis austere , Fen. 308.16 (St Caillin). As n.pr. m. gen. Druimdherg mac Dolair mic Dorchaidhi , CF 720 . O D.¤ taoisioch Partraighe, Hy Fiach. 46.5 . As subst. see O'C. cited under 2 dorchaid.

1 fer

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fer or dil.ie/21665
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: fer, fear, fir, fer, fear, fir, fiur, fior, fir, firu, fira, fiora, fer, feraib, fearaib, firu, fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fer, Fir, Ḟir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, Fir, fer, ferchrechta, ferdrai, ferghlonna, ḟermeic, fermaicc, fermogh

n o, m. n s. fer, Sg. 190b3 , Wb. 10b23 , 11c17 , 22c9 . fear, IGT, Introd. § 151 . v s. fir, Wb. 10a10 . a s. fer, 9d16 ; 31 . 10a3 ; 9 . fear, IGT, Introd. § 75 . g s. fir, Wb. 13a12 . LU 3453 . 7085 IGT, Decl. § 65 . d s. fiur, Wb. 3c8 . 10b22 . 22c9 . Ml. 34d6 . Sg. 66a6 . (in MSS of the Mid. Ir. period often spelt fir: LU 8722 . Hib. Min. 14.472 . PH pass. IGT. Decl. § 65 . Early Mod. fior, IGT, Introd. § 73 . §81 . Keat. iii 2535 . TSh. pass. ) n p. fir, Wb. 22c10 . IGT, Decl. § 65 . a p. firu, Sg. 28a6 . LU 7529 . fira, YBL 123ay . IGT, Decl. § 65 . fiora, IGT, Introd. § 78 , § 151 . BNnÉ 104.36 . TSh. 7248 . g p. fer LU 7084 . d p. feraib, Wb. 12d40 . LU 7524 . fearaib, IGT, Decl. § 65 . (feir n s. Wb. 13a6 , a s. 13a20 , g p. 22c10 is merely an odd spelling).

(a) a man (as opp. to a woman): gl. mas Sg. 156b3 ; gl. vir Ir. Gl. 395 . f.¤ a uiro , O'Mulc. 519 . is e in duine cómlan in f.¤ ┐ in ben, PH 5720 . corp na mna no in fhir, 7425 . eter fhir ┐ mnai, 564 . iter mnai ┐ firu 2796 . bása mac la maccu; ba fer la firu, LU 9336 . in n-uair ropo thressiu flaith firu when ale proved stronger than men (acc. for dat.) LL 173a29 ( CRR 13 ). dorochair coíca láech lais ┐ dorochair f.¤ cach ḟir dia muntir a man for each man (i.e. the same number) TFerbe 675 . regaid f.¤ dar f.¤ ScM. § 15 . edhbrais é féin, fioru, macca, mna do Dhia BNnÉ 292.33 . notmuirfider fein feraib macaib mnaibh, Ériu v 154. 133 . cu ro aīnitis uile feraib maccaib mnaib PH 6309 . Used of Deity: F.¤ cotnic brath, MacCarthy 24.16 . don fhir do cum neam ┐ talma[i]n, ZCP vi 87.15 . a Fhir na ndúl, Dán Dé xxix 30 .

Often taking the place of a pronoun: faith cach f.¤ dinaib feraib hí siu each of these men was a prophet Wb. 12d40 . etarcertar oinfer in chrudsin (gl. unus interpretatur) 13a6 . is f.¤ a ddiis one out of two (explaining Lat. uter) Sg. 75b7 . gabaid cach f.¤ díb rind a claidib ..., LU 7089 . da brathair ... f.¤ díb for Temraig ┐ f.¤ for Lagnib one of them ... the other TBC-LL¹ 50 . f.¤ is deichnemor diop eleven of them Fl. Earls 96.24 . ocht rígh 's ceithre fichid fear eighty-eight kings TD 7.49 .

(b) a husband (opp. to ben `wife'): a f.¤ dligid her lawful husband Wb. 3c7 . do fiur indligid, 3c8 . mad co techt di co fer `if it comes to her going to a husband' 9d32 . dorat Hiruath grád di, intan ba beo a f.¤ fen, PH 832 . tuccastair a mac fein cuíce d'fir as husband MacCarthy 288.22 . aoighe mná nach mair a fear, TD 11.32 . Possibly in this sense in poetry folld. by gen. of place-name in addressing a chief e.g. a ḟir Eithne, TD 1.45 (see note), but cf. end of (c).

(c) freq. folld. by a gen. of definition or description: Find f.¤ Umaill (= Umall's son) Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 14.8 (cf. Aenfer Aife, Ériu i 124 ). co f.¤ ṅDe the man of God PH 1363 . fir nime ┐ soscela Crist (i.e. churchmen ) Laws iv 210.7 .

f.¤ fine a tribesman, relative (within a certain degree) ii 282.7 . f.¤ fiadhnaisi rígh one entitled to be in the king's presence Acall. 2362 . f.¤ gualann righ one entitled to sit beside the king 2361 . f.¤ leptha ríg a king's bedfellow 7752 . f.¤ lethlamha rígh (expl. of patric = patricius), CCath. 63 . f.¤ lāime `perpetrator' (operator) Laws i 244.1 Comm. With abstr. noun: is tú f.¤ aurbága fil la Ultu, LU 8147 ( FB 11 ). f.¤ comtha a companion PH 2630 . v s. a fir chumtha, KMMisc. 242 . rem fear cadaigh ┐ cumainn my confederate and comrade TBC-LL¹ 3115 St. f.¤ comlainn cet a match for a hundred 3883 St. f.¤ in braith the traitor PH 5131 . f.¤ éicne a man of violence 7600 . f.¤ na sáinnte the covetous man 7727 . Esp. to denote an occupation or calling (often in stereotyped phrases, the pl. being formed by áes or lucht): f.¤ tige sáet [ = sét] (gl. arcarius) Wb. 7c9 . fear aire a watchman Kirk s. fīs ( Eg. Gl. 299 ). f.¤ altrama a fosterer , see Laws ii 184.14 . f.¤ bleithe miller (?); grinder (?): saer ┐ fer bleithi ┐ fer muilind, CIH i 287.2 . fear bratuighe a standard-bearer AFM vi 2272.4 . Isaiah x 18 . f.¤ baile visionary: ba síd fir buile, Celtica xix 40 § 1 . f.¤ cerdda a craftsman RC xxvi 44.2 . f.¤ dána a poet CRR 30 . fear dlighidh lawyer Titus iii 13 . f.¤ eclasa churchman Laws v 132.4 . f.¤ fiadaig a hunter Fianaig. 56.31 . f.¤ fognama serving-man Laws ii 390z . f.¤ forcsi spy LU 5404 . fear friotuil, mînighte `an Interpreter ' Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 278 ). f.¤ grād a man in orders Laws v 132.4 . f.¤ inaid a deputy; d'fior ionaid a bprionnsa, AFM vi 2116.16 . f.¤ léighinn a professor , one of the six officers of a monastery ZCP iv 234 . coibnius hi fer léighinn ib. ` lector ' AU 1034 , 1040 , 1042 , etc. f¤ muilinn miller: saer ┐ fer bleithi ┐ fer muilind, CIH i 287.2 . f.¤ uird rainne dispenser, butler TBC-LL¹ 134 . f.¤ spirdo (spirto ?) diviner ( ZCP xxvii 65 ): imaicci fer spirdo laim Chuirc, Anecd. iii 57.17 . f.¤ suic ploughman Laws i 194.26 . f.¤ suirge a lover RC xxxii 134 . fer tecuisc a teacher , one of the six officers of a monastery ZCP iv 234 . f.¤ tige a husbandman, house-holder: fear tighe (synon. with túathannach), Kirk s.v. criadhaire ( Eg. Gl. 111 ). fear an tighe host TD 12.8 . is cóir dona fearaib tighe ... a mbeangáin do scathadh husbandmen Corp. Astron. 46.20 . f.¤ tíre a landowner : dotét fer tíre co fíadnaib lais ... for tí inna mbech 'the owner of the land comes in pursuit of the bees accompanied by witnesses', Bechbretha 189 (e)​ . Folld. by vn. phrase: f.¤ brithe lésboiri a candle-bearer, acolyte Wb. 25d3 . f.¤ dénma bairgine (gl. pistor) Sg. 184b3 . do fir fert[h]ana na cneidhe the inflicter of the wound Laws iii 368.5 . fear a furtochta her deliverer TD 1.39 . fear tabhartha an dlighe lawgiver Numbers xxi 18 . In sense of owner, possessor: ig fir in craind ... ig fir na mbeach, Laws iv 188 Comm. Cf. Fer baile na gcerd .i. Maoilre Búrc; Fer baile úi Bharra .i. Séfrún, Caithr. Thoirdh. i 161 .

(d) in pl. folld. by gen. of place, inhabitants: fir betho, Ml. 16c5 . di feraib Herend nach di feraib betha BDD 94 . rí fer Fáil, LU 2811 . tar cenn fer in betha, Fél. Ep. 414 . fir domain, PH 1074 . fir in airthair ... fir in tuaiscirt, 5381 . f.¤ in tside men of the sídhe, elves BDD 3 . fir hÉrenn, Hy ii 52 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 499 ; 659 . cethra fer nAlban IT i 74.2 . la firu Herend fri firu Alban, BDD 106 . fir Ulad IT i 138.1 . fir Saxan, TD 16.2 . Commonly used to form tribal names (often applied to territory as well as people, the word fir being inflected), e.g. Fir Bolg, Fir Domnand. Fir Galeoin, Fir Manach, etc.; Fir Ól n-écmacht. See Hog. Onom. s.v. Fir; Rawl. Index.

(e) transf. of things or animals; f.¤ fidchilli chessman LU 9073 ( FB 82 ). cindas gontar ind fir ? how are the men taken ? (at chess) Ériu v 32.19 . Of a drinking-horn: f.¤ uaine, corn do bhí ac Finn ... f.¤ tuillidh corn Glais, Acall. 151 ; 154 . Of a bird: f.¤ fann ... focain aird ucht, RC v 202.10 . rinn binn buide fir duib druin, Murphy Lyrics 6 § 6 . céola fer mbrundederg forglan, Ériu xxii 51 , cf. Murphy Lyrics 16 § 24 . ecal fer | fann fet, Ériu xxii 43 § 14 . Of a fish: cend fir tuinde (glossed caput piscis) Hib. Min. 47.19 . Cf. fer tuinn[e] .i. brattan a salmon O'Dav. 1014 . Exceptionally of animals to denote sex: ar geig on fir torrach in banēn, Hy Maine 103 vb24 . bainéan ... ┐ dias ḟear a hen-bird and two cocks TD 15.26 . In the name of a bird , see eiden(n). Humorously applied to butter, ib. 37.6 .

(f) in gramm., person: cētfear illda sumus .i. atamait first person plural Auraic. 307 = ceudpersa, 2675 .

(g) With follg. gen. or adj., forming n.pr. e.g. Fer báeth: LU 6024 . i ndegaid Fir Baíth, 6025 . voc. a Fir Baith, 6023 . As name of a horse, Acall. 271 . F.¤ bend (`man of horns' ? See Heldensage 94 ), gen. Fir bend, TBC-LL¹ 2149 . 2164 . F. caille (`man of the forest,' cf. Lat. Sylvanus, Silvaticus) BDD 39 . voc. a Fir chaille, 110 . ¤cetharraid: gen. Fir cetharraid, Rawl. 144a30 , 162d44 . F.¤ coctha (see cocad): gen. Fir choctha, Rawl. 159b35 . F.¤ corb, Fianaig. 12.13 . gen. Fir chorb, Rawl. 128b33 . d'Fior corb mac Modha Cuirb, AFM A.M. 4727 . F.¤ da chrích: Fer da chrích, Trip. 520. 8 ; 542.30 ; AU 767 . Rawl. 146f43 . gen. Fir da crich, AU 746 . Rawl. 127b45 . Fer dá liach, Rawl. 149a43 . F.¤ dét (cf. Lat. Dentatus): do Fir dét, TBC-LL¹ 2147 . F. diad (`man of smoke') TBC-I¹ 2215 . TBC-LL¹ 3004 etc. ra Fer ṅdiad, 3231 . 3979 . gen. Fir diad, LU 6707 . TBC-I¹ 2210 . TBC-LL¹ 3217 . voc. a Ḟir diad, 3111 . F.¤ febe. (cf. feb) gen. Fir Febe, TBC-I¹ 159 = Fir aba, TBC-LL¹ 393 . F.¤ filed (see fili), Rawl. 156b2 . gen. Fir ḟiled, ib. 3 . Lism. L. p. 342.1 . F.¤ glan, gen. Fir glain, Rawl. 158.40 . F.¤ gráid: Fer graidh ri Caisil, AU 960 = Fer graidh mac Cléirigh, AFM 958 ; 959 . Cf. Fer Graid mac Ailgenain (a king of Munster) ZCP xix 94.1 (Synchr.). F.¤ le (lé): BDD 9 (om. LU) cf. BDD² p. 73 . F.¤ lí, Fianaig. 68.28 . gen. Fir lí, 74.22 . F.¤ Lugdach (`son of Lugaid' ?): gen. Fir Lugdach, Rawl. 119a23 . F.¤ mara (`m. of the sea'), gen. sil Fir mara, Rawl. 130b12 . F.¤ mór gen. Fir moir, RC xvi 135 ( Dinds. 131 ). F.¤ raith: gen. Fir raith, Rawl. 144a31 ; cf. Fir roith, 119a26 . F.¤ rogain, RC xv 421 . BDD 46 . F.¤ rogein, 9 . voc. a Fir; Rogain, 66 ( LU 7006 ). gen. Fir rogain, BDD 79 . F.¤ taí, Fianaig. 68.27 . gen. Fir tái, 70.19 . Fir thái, 70.26 . F.¤ Techet: gen. Fir Thechet, Rawl. 158.40 . See Rawl. Index .

Compds.

(1) to denote sex, fer is prefixed to the name of an animal or to a nomen agentis which may be used of both sexes; rarely with a subst. exclusively masc. in application, e.g. fermac;

(2) with adjectival force = pertaining to a man or men, intended for a man, manly , etc.

fer-amus a mercenary: feramus, Rawl. 113a9 ( ZCP xv 310 ). fer-amus no ban-amus ` man-servant ' Ériu ii 204.22 . ¤bolcum draught for a man: cethri fichit ferbolcumm as much as eighty men will drink MacCongl. 101.7 . ¤bratán: in fear-bradan, Hy Maine 103vb13 . ¤chara a male friend CCath. 1137 . ¤chend a man's head TBC-I¹ 1453 . ¤chland: eitir ferchloinn fhinn `the fair children of men' (or of Finn ?) BS 24.17 . ¤choic a man-cook ACL iii 241 § 7 . ¤chol sodomy Ériu vii 144.16 . ¤chrécht a wound: pl. na ferchrechta , Fianaig. 94.5 . ¤chubat, ¤chumat a man's length: fercubat fir, Trip.² 2992 . fercumat, LU 5858 . See separate article below. ? ¤chur a warrior, champion: fearchur .i. curaidh no gaisgeadhach feardha, O'Cl. ¤dál: dá céad feindidh ferdhála `of manly encounter' Duan. F. i 90.28 . ¤dam a bull Laws iv 100.21 Comm. ¤dord: canaid ... f. do contuli friss, LU 6312 ( TBC-I¹ 1810 ). ¤dorn a man's fist Ériu iv 32.3 . As measure: med ferdor ceachtar n-ai YBL 118a40 . tri ferdhuirnn ar airdi three hands in height Maund. 186 . ¤druí a druid: n du. dá ferdrai , RC xliii 24.7 . ¤ech a stallion: in feirech ┐ in baineach, Acall. 256 . ¤échtus a manly attack Laws i 64.13 (see ZCP xviii 102 ). ¤fuine baking or kneading done for a man: damna teora mbairgen ferfuine ┐ a sé do banfuine, Laws ii 176.18 Comm. cf. iv 116.6 . v 30.23 . ¤gaiscedach warrior: cona seisser ... bangaiscedach ┐ cona seisser ... fergaiscedach, Acall. 5128 . ¤gal valorous man (?): in forba fergalach (fergal, v.l.) foltgarb, RC xxiv 192 § 3 , Cín Chille Cúile 86 . ¤gein male descendant : feirghein deimin deimnigim, Leb. Cert.² 156.13 . ¤ glac a man's hand, grasp: (as measure): cainnel cethri ferglac, Cáin Ad. § 2 . ag teora fer-glacc, MacCongl. 3.14 . ¤glond a manly exploit , pl. ferghlonna, MR 264.7 . ¤gním a man's act; a brave deed: (of Cú Chulainn :) is áes ingini macdacht ... ┐ ní thángatár a fergníma beus, LU 4851 . ben cédmuinterais ... ar as i bfeirghniomha gaibhther, Ériu xiii 31.30 . cf. ara fen fergnima (apparently = gníma a fir), O'Mulc. 327 ( Ériu xi 217.1 ). tri fergnima Conaild, Fél. 70.35 . fri coibled fergním, LU 10268 , cf. ZCP iii 235.2 . Hence adj. fergnímach manly in action: cóic ingena ... bátar fergnímaig forthriúin, Metr. Dinds. iii 88 . ¤gnúis a man's face: nā bānaiter fergnúsi, LU 8426 ( FB 29 ). ¤insce, ¤innsgne masculine gender: ferinnsci lasin nGaidel .i. mascul ... lasin Laitneoir, Auraic. 521 . ainm feirinnsgne IGT, Introd. § 157 . ¤`a man's day,' a day lucky for men: tri ferlae .i. dardáin, áine, domnach, Triads 217 . ¤lám a man's arm, hand (as measure): fot ferlama da crund, CCath. 5604 . ¤leó a lion PH 3439 . ferléo ┐ bainleo BNnÉ 84.27 . ¤les(s) a man's thigh (?): feraid fodil di ferlessaib ar óenathib Ulad strews warriors' limbs (?) LU 6122 ( TBC-I¹ p. 61 n. 7 ). ¤mac a male child: cach f.¤ arosloice broind a mathar, Laws iii 38.8 . v s. a ḟermeic (of a hound), Acall. 5578 . n p. fermaicc, Fél. Nov. 5 . cf. fearmhaic .i. fir neartmhara, O'Cl. ¤míl a male animal: cach fermil (.i. cach mil fearda), Laws iii 38.11 . ¤mug a male slave: fermogh, Acall. 7222 . noenbar banmhogad ┐ triar fermhogad, 954 . caoca fermhogh, BS 104.31 . ¤óclach a warrior: fertraig feroclaig, LU 8400 ( FB 27 ). sliasait ferócclaich, CCath. 191 . gérsat calma na ferogláigh, Acall. 40 . ¤thincur the property brought by a man when marrying: ben for fertincur, fer for bantincur, Laws ii 356.7 . lanamnus mná for ferthinucur, 380.23 ( SM Facs. 42b ). See Stud. in E. Ir. Law 83 ; 126 . ¤thraig a man's foot (as measure): fertraig LU 8400 ( FB 27 ). comla ... i mbatár tri fertraigid dia tiget, LU 1443 ( MU² 915 ). tricha ferrthraiged, LL 265b28 ( MU² 508 ). tricha fertraighed, ZCP viii 545.30 . se fichit fertraigh RC xliii 80 § 82 . ¤thraigthech a foot-soldier: ic fosugud na ferthraigthech, Ériu viii 38.28 . See also ferbolg, —chú, —chubat, —chuitred, —doman, —gnia, —scál.

? filset, filsit

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Forms: fil siat, felset

tri aui Baiscni ... condai fergga filsit. Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 20.26 = condaferta filset .i. co filet a macca LL 311c11 = cotaferta filsit .i. caide na ferta a fil-, 378b53 = condar ferga filset, Rawl. 118b1 ( Fianaig. xvii ) = conda-feartai fillseat, BB 120b8 . Acc. to glosses apparently = fil siat, a combination of rel. subst. vb. and pron. ; Meyer suggests felset, comparing felsus, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 7 (see felaid). Or is it con-filli ? Cf. cotafille in cit. s.v. filliud (f).

légaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. légaid or dil.ie/29740

Forms: léigenn, légad

v ā (Lat. legere, GOI 573 ). Also léigid, ibid., 686 n. 203 .

I Trans.

(a) reads, studies : ara tuicce arro legais, Wb. 28d7 . ni hed in sin ro légsid in euangelio, 7b23 . ro legsat canóin fetarlaici . . . amal ru-nda-legsam-ni, Ml. 24d24 . inní nad roilgisid si gl. etiam non legistis, 17b18 . ní roilgius `I have not read', Sg. 148a10 . lēgais canōin la German `he studied', Hy. ii 12 ( Thes. ii 312 ). légais rúne rochúaid eter scolaib screptra .i. ro leg rúne, LU 829 - 30 (ACC). fir leighes suiscel .i. in tsai canone no an fer leiginn, O'Curry 2492 ( Eg. 88, 40a ). lē[i]r ra lēg cen luithe lochtai / suithe sechta, ACL iii 303 § 8 . cit súid nod-légat, Fél. Ep. 81 (of the Félire). don Choimdi[d] nī comharba / nech nā lēga a recht, ACL iii 313 § 14 . firithir lebor légthair, LL 6192 (see O'Brien, Celtica iii 174 ). legais suithe filidechta laiss, LL 13615 . is tol lind . . . coro legthar . . . he (sc. in libar ro scrib A.), PH 24 . gidh liter nír léghasdair, IGT Decl. ex. 1399. ní aithrisim scéal, ní léighim cruadh-nod, Keat. Poems 1423. Fig. léighfidh sé aigneadh gach aoin, Aithd. D. 58.23 . Dīa fēin romfēgustar, / as lēir romlēgustar, ZCP viii 214 § 70 .

With cogn. accus.: ni legend ro llegusa la Petor, Wb. 19a6 .

(b) reads aloud, recites : cech mallacht ro scribad ┐ ro legad, KZ xxxi 254 . legh a Uríel na litri sea. Ro raidh Uíríel Adham, BB 16a26 . samhail a ḟlatha léigh dhamh, Content. xv 48 . mar do léigh do láthair Iosias Ríogh é (sc. leabhar an reachta), TSh. 7319.

(c) reads of: du i failet na teora soillse ata dech legthair .i. soilse ind Righ . . . , Ériu ii 144 § 161 . an galar-so léaghmuir shúas, Párl. na mB. 1291 .

II Without expressed obj.: affamenad som . . . no légad a macc . . . robu anfiss dosom in ro lég fa nacc . . . ┐ afamenad ra ḟesed in ro leg, Sg. 148a6 . acht ni imathormaig cubus ┐ aicned . . . glossed: cubus .i. na cresen .i. in luchta legas; ┐ aicned .i. na fer firen .i. in luchta na legand, Laws i 144.28 , 29 Comm . (`cf. the legit ut clericus of English law. This is also the test for distinguishing báeth and gáeth: baoith .i. na leighes, ┐ gaoith .i. leighis, O'Curry 2280 ( Eg. 88, fo. 21 )', Plummer, MS. notes). seacht ngraid eacalsa, liachtreoir .i. leghthoir iarsani legas, Laws v 22.5 Comm . légais fer díb . . . saer alaile i.e. one was a cleric, Trip. i 200.4 (`a leech'). a macca lēginn lēgaid, O'Mulc. 688 . ní maith ciall neich nat léga, IT iii 50.6 . lámh thréan . . . / do léagh ar sgoil Sgathuighe who studied, Aithd. D. 16.48 . ar chloinn Ír do léaghadh leam `of Ir's race I have read', Content. xxx 10 . léightar ar an ainmhídhe dá ngoirthior talpa, Párl. na mB. 3138 .

Vn. léigenn, also légad.

léigenn

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: legend

n o, n. (Lat. legendum) vn. of légaid. n s. a legend , Ml. 84d4 . Originally used only of Latin ecclesiastical learning (as opp. to senchas, fénechas, etc.).

(a) act of studying, reading : ni do legund and docoadsa `it was not to study there that I had come', Wb. 18d6 . ni legend ro llegusa la Petor, 19a6 . ro bá óc legund, Sg. 148a15 . ar legend leo, 8 . is huise a legend gl. legendus, 59b6 . (accentum . . . acutum) . . . legendo (in grauem conuertitur) .i. o légund .i. hi filedacht in reading, 213a10 . a tanic do néblégund a tír do legund `to read whatever sacred reading had come into the country', Mon. Tall. 136.21 (§ 25) . mac becc oc léigiunn a tṡalm la Mael ruain, Fél. 12.12 . fri toeb legind mic Coin [Ulad] in addition to the instructing of Cú Ulad's son, Misc. Arch. Soc. 146.6 .

Attrib. g s. áes léiginn clerical students ; learned monks, teachers ( Church Org. in Ir. 344 ): ind áisso gráid et legind `the clergy and students', Wb. 29a13 . in t-oes graid don ernaigthi / . . . / oes legind do forcetul, LB 261b49 = YBL 408b42 . a llán di lebraib .i. dia tudecht do áes légind to instruct students in them, LU 9638 ( ZCP iii 210.20 ). both léiginn cell, study : ainm do boith légind, LU 1146 ( ACC 122 ). fer léiginn professor of sacred scripture and theology in a monastic school, often a bishop, abbot or `airchinnech' (see below). Colgan, Trias Thaumaturga, translates as Scholasticus, seu Lector Ardmachanus, Trias Thaum. p. 298 = fer leiginn Aird Macha, AU i 524.z (A.D. 1012). Archischolasticus, seu supremus Moderator scholae Ardmachanae, ibid. = ardfer leiginn Aird Macha, AU i 596.17 (A.D. 1056). Taicthech . . . fer leginn Aird Macha quieuit , Ann. Inisf. 808 (cf. dormitatio Toictich, abbatis Ard Machae, AU 809 ). sai litri .i. in ti ac ata saidecht na litri .i. in fear leginn, Laws v 102.8 Comm . dorat . . . rí Erenn deich mbú cecha bliadhna . . . do fer leiginn Ard Macha . . . ar leighinn do dhenamh do macaibh leighinn Erenn, AU ii 160.x , z 0 . ro-fer leighinn do bhí na espuc a Ráth bhoth, ALC ii 224.2 . ro chinnset clérigh Ereann na badh fer leighinn i ccill i nErinn an fer na badh dalta Arda Macha cédus, AFM ii 1146.13 (which Colgan translates sacrae Paginae seu Theologiae Professor, Trias Thaum. p. 309 ). feras léiginn see feras. mac léiginn clerical student : canas tic mac leghind / ticim o Chluain chelbind / iar leghadh mo leghind, IT iii 93 § 142 . a macca lēginn lēgaid, O'Mulc. 688 . mac légind . . . .i. Ninnid scolaige, Three Hom. 76.13 .

(b) reading aloud : éisdecht re l.¤ láinbinn, SG 158.22 . gid cantar na sailm . . . / gé atá léighenn uas in linn, 105.5 . ag radh leghinn isin leabar so, Ériu xi 198.37 .

(c) learning, doctrine : la hógi alt légend `perfection of high studies', Fél. Sept. 26 . mac Mail da lua in leginn léir, 114.18 (= Bruchst. i 58 § 130 ). lēgenn Pātraic, ACL iii 303 § 13. légend Hérenn Ross Ailithre Ireland's centre of learning, Triads 17 . ro alt . . . ind ingen . . . fri légend ┐ gáis ┐ eladain, LL 279a48 ( SG 413.28 ). ar a mhed do ḟilideacht ┐ do bhriathraibh ┐ do legeand rothaisigh, Auraic. 78 . Eo Mugna . . . / dariac[h]t anall ra leas leigind / crand adceas a n-Eirind uill for the benefit of learning(?), Ériu x 82 § 55. léigheann cruaidh, DDána 59.23 . legend na hecluissi, BCC 254.25 (§ 250) . do ghlac an eagluis san ccomhairle Thrionta . . . le leighean S. Auguisdin, Luc. Fid. 3495 . ar órnáid an léighinn ┐ na liteardhachta, Párl. na mB. 139 . See noíbléigenn s.v. noíb.

(d) In Laws (mostly Comm.) written law (as oppd. to that preserved orally): besid n-ecnuigiu .i. i leabruib .i. a leginn, Laws ii 280.14 Comm . deir in leiginn: criminosus criminosum accusare non potest (sic leg.), O'Curry 674 - 5 ( H 3.18, p. 329 ). Cf. O'D. 713 ( H 3.17, col. 521 ) and adeir in lex `qui in possessione (sic leg.) etc.', O'D. 624 ( H 3.17, col. 463 - 4 ). ni fuil in legend cen saire (i.e. all learned in the law are entitled to some degree of nobility), Laws v 102.7 Comm . Differentiated from fénechas: breitheam tri mberla (.i. fenechus ┐ filidecht ┐ legend), 100.18 Comm . breitem teora mbret .i. bret feni ┐ breth filed ┐ breath berla bain bias . . . breitheamh bus eolach isna teora brethaib .i. i fenechus ┐ i filidecht ┐ i legend. . . . Berla bain .i. bus eolach a legind du neoch taidleas feneachus de `who is learned in the written law as far as the feinechus is concerned therewith', 92.16 - 21 Comm . Equated with fénechas: tri cuir . . . nach airmead liubair na Feine .i. im (? in) leigind .i. liubair in feinechais, 438.5 Comm .

(e) text, a reading : ind legind gl. lectionis, Ml. 35a11 . is ed adfet a legend gl. secundum lectionis fidem, 84d4 . i n-immfognam ┐ i ssreith legind `in construction and in order of reading (in a connected text?)', Sg. 30a12 (gl. in lectione). is ed lēgthair 'sind lēgund, ZCP iii 23.32 . legeand, gramadach, is gluas, Auraic. 54 . leighend rochruaidh (of a Latin hymn), BCC 206.33 .

(f) instruction, education, study : ni recar less legind and there is no need for instruction there, Wb. 12c3 . ingen óc alaind co ndagcheneul ┐ co ndaglégund, LL 279b24 ( SG 414.17 ). o tainic aimser leiginn dó when the time came for him to be taught, Lism. L. 812 . légend la sobeóil senōir being instructed by an eloquent elder, Ériu ii 65 § 11 . adubairt go mbiadh fri leighenn iarsin, Irish Texts iii 14.13 . léighionn caguidh is cunntois `training in warfare and computation', Studies 1919, 439 § 4 .

(g) an Léigheann Órdha = Legenda Aurea, DDána 59.30 .

(h) In phrases. do-gní léigenn do teaches, instructs : denad in eacluis leginn do let the church instruct him, Laws iii 40.12 Comm . do-rinneadh lēighean dō iar sin `he was educated', Celtica iv 69.158 . ar leighinn do dhénam do macaibh leighind Ereann, AFM ii 1170.z . tíachtain léiginn see tíacht; note also: conabu indligthech na graidh eagna cin co haithighdís egluis, uair atá [tiachtain] léighinn acu(d) ina aighidh because they can plead that they are engaged in teaching(?), O'D. 331 ( H 3.17, col. 256 ) (cf. Laws v 124.22 Comm .).

Compd. ¤ḟer: bean Ḟéilimidh ní ḟeich í / dí gu breith léighindḟir lé, IGT Decl. ex. 1840.

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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.

2 sénaid

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v ā (1 sén). Cf 2 sénad (ón bheannachadh), IGT Verbs § 80 . marks with a sign; signs (with the cross), blesses (in Christian sense); puts a spell, charm (sén) on (in heathen sense): s[é]n [a nói]bing[e]n, Sg. 158 marg. sup. ( Thes. ii xx 33 ). sén a Chríst mo labrai, Fél. Prol. 1 . Crist ronsóera ronsēna, Thes. ii 306.6 . a stefan dommairi sén lat cend mo cridi ar chuidachaib báis, Mon. Tall. 131.15 . nop sēnaidh | dochī mac Dē cia dēnaidh sanctify yourselves, ZCP xii 296.7 . a macca lēginn lēgaid | nob sēnaid slonnadh sīde, O'Mulc. 688 . nim thá cumac día aisnéis mani sénasu ┐ mani chosecra mo gin. Ni senubsa ol P. do ginsu, LU 9234 . senfa-su do gnuis ┐ t'erlabrai co mba tol ndoib cach a ráidfi, Irish Texts i 5 § 15 . ar nach duine atchi Diabol ┐ ni sena indius norodaissed immbi. Sentus Bríg iarom, 11 § 33 . sēnais in caillig comail | ba slān cen neim cen galar, Thes. ii 337.4 . amra tinne sénastar, 339.1 . ro sén in n-uisce, Trip.² 171 . intan . . ro ṡén P. caille forsna ógaib, 1001 . [sé]nsom rig in choicid . . . sensom óg a n-amus . . ., Ériu x 93 § 7 , § 8 . ro shénastair cuid ind athláich, BNnÉ 326 § 46 . noda sénsat iar sin ó airdiu croiche Crist, LU 1764 . sēnam bruindi ┐ gnúis | [d]'arde chruichi Crīst, ACL iii 314 § 20 . dorat in drai doirche darsin ngrein . . . senais Senán na dorcha co ndechatar as focétoir, Lism. L. 2293 . `táet Dínel . . . ar mo chend dom ṡénad.' Druí side. Noséna-side condarala de he sains him so that it falls from him (of curing from deafness by enchantment), Metr. Dinds. iv 304.18 . senfait traigti sithcura (sithcura traigti, MS.) (rhetoric), Ériu viii 18.26 . s.¤ do blesses : senais don dáim a tir Gaidheal he blessed the band, Anecd. i 70 § 173 . consecrates (a church): mor trá d'eccalsaibh . . . do sénadh la hAban, BNnÉ 8.3 . séanais .i. beannaighis, O'Cl.

Vn. 2 sénad. See 1 sénaid.

slondud, sloinded

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Forms: sloinneadh, slonnadh

u m. vn. of sluindid. sloinneadh, slonnadh, IGT Verbs § 71 .

(a) act of naming, mentioning, telling : slondod neich ad-chondarcsa `the declaration of what I've seen', Thes. ii 292.2 . iar sluinniud sunn a seanchas `after being mentioned here in the "Senchus"', Laws ii 314.15 Comm . acht he nammá ┐ Brod | ní thérna díb fri slonnod, TFerbe 866 . a macca lēginn lēgaid | nob sēnaid slonnadh sīde the announcement of peace, O'Mulc. 688 . robai ag slondad charadraid Ioif ┐ na Tiabanda, TTebe 4356 . arís rachaidh dá slonnadh | . . . | oibreacha Dé ceann i gceann, PBocht 25.39 . atá leathtrom orm a Aodh | . . . | oircheas dhamh a shloinneadh soin, Content. xvii 6 .

(b) act of naming (oneself), giving a description (of oneself): im-chomarcair in rí scéla dí ┐ as-bert fria ina sloindiud `as he named himself (?)', BDD² 47 and note. geogain Cuculainn a mac i nanfot .i. gen a sloinded do without his telling him his name, Laws iii 94.17 . téit-seom ass iarom cena slonnud dind ingein without giving his name to the girl, LU 10446 . dogén mo shlonnadh duit-si or is mé archinnech na cille si I shall give you an account of myself, Anecd. i 78.11 .

(c) patronymic, family name, surname, lineage : Tuan mac Stairn meic Sera . . . rob e mo [ṡ]lonnud . . . ar thus, LU 1222 . féil in chredail Chóemain | diand sanctlethan slondad whose surname is Sanctlethan, Fél. June 12 . nodasloindet íarum iarna slontib fíraib, TBFr. 66 . cade do slonnudsu a ingen?, LU 10253 . slán in gataide . . . can slaindiud can aithne, Laws iii 464.13 Comm . co findud slondud trit till he discovers the name by this means (through imbus forosna), i 44.1 Comm . aircetla na duili sloinnti .i. genelacha `the books of family names', O'Dav. 601 (cf. Laws i 44.x ). Buchet a ainm, mac hui Blae a sloinniud, RC xxv 35 § 11 . ro indissedur dó a n-ainm ┐ a sloinded ┐ a tuirrtechta, Acall. 7295 . rogabsom rige Connacht fodeigh [a máthar] . . . ┐ sloinned in maic a tir a mathar tucad fa[i]rsim (of Ailell mac Mata Muresc, called after his mother Mata M.), ZCP i 103.13 . ochtar dib-side ara rabi slonnad Muintiri Raigillig, Ann. Conn. 1256.10 . ni fhuaratar . . . in ro-miad slónnte-si on choimdid, PH 7871 . sloinnfetsa sin mar nach saobh | sloinnte uaisle na nardnaom, Irish Texts iii 42 § 7 . ar sean-ainmniugad sloindti d'fearaib E. according to the old naming of the men of Ireland by patronymics (?), MR 144.17 . Felim o Tuathail a shlondadh, AFM vi 1900.z . saoilim gur d'fhuil iarlachta | nó go gcluinim a slonnadh, Ó Bruad. i 132.z . imcomairces . . . cisi slonnud no hainm no hatharrdai do, Stair Erc. 1298 . is é . . . sloinneadh an ughdair is gnáth do chur ós cionn gach oibre dá scríobhann neach, Keat. i 152.15 . In pl., family, race (having the same patronymic): Dubhdatuath mac Flaithgusa dux na tri sloinnte, AU i 268.17 . Note also : decán slonnudh fir in ceime ba hisle dona cemendaibh sin `decanus was the appellation of the lowest of those ranks', CCath. 52 .

(d) insignia, mark of distinction : dolád in mac . . . a nae . . . for muir co slonduth meic rí[g] lais .i. brat corcra co cúach óir ann, Cóir Anm. 55 .