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athgabáil

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Earlier -ál ā, f., vn. of ad-gaib.

(a) In legal sense of the process of recovery of debts, etc. by distraint. See the tracts in Laws i 64, ii 122 and the account in Laws i xlvi . Also in concr. sense of the goods so taken. For meanings with qualifying words see these. do cetir slict athgabala, heading of tract dealing with seizure, Laws i 64 . atait secht n-athgabala gabar la feine nacon toibget lesa cia ro nasaiter cia ro gaibtar . . . athgabul airach laisi mbi aithach fortha, etc., v 254.1 . atait secht sealba . . . na gaibter athgabail . . . ina teallach .i. noco dlegar athgabail . . . da techtugad, iv 6.6 , 14 Comm. gaibead imme .i. gabair a.¤ aire conderna ime `let a distress be made upon him', 128.19 Comm. apad ┐ troscadh do thabairt air, ┐ a.¤ da gabáil de iarsin (in the case of a person who cannot or will not perform the services of `fubu' and `rubu' for his land), 134.1 Comm. atait secht foruis . . . arachuille coir n-athgabala . . . otha suidiu dligi cach forus n-athgabala dia faithce fodesin i.e. there are seven illegal pounds for cattle . . . these apart anyone may detain them in their own green, v 266.19 . a.¤ ar fut distress after delay, i 208.19 Comm. contrasted with a.¤ tulla immediate distress, 24 Comm. athgabail toxail itir crichaib imdergaib, 74.x Comm. toxal .i. athgabāil ind fir fine do gabáil ō c[h]inaid in c[h]intaig, Corm. Y 788 . mad áil donti geibes in na.¤ daeine do gabail i nathgabail, O'D. 2271 ( Rawl. B 506, 23c ). más comdliged gabthar an athgabháil cid cindti na fiacha is aisic na athgabhála ┐ dilsi na fiacha the article taken in distraint, O'D. 915 (H 3.17, c. 652). apadh ┐ troscadh for in flaith ┐ aithgabail do gabhail don aithiuch fortha i.e. distress is accepted by the `aithech fortha' on behalf of the king, 908 (H 3.17, c. 648). daine di-neime[d] . . . no gabait som forru in athgabail do gabail um cinuig in rig, Laws v 254.x Comm. rucus slān fuaslaicthi di a.¤ . . . ba deithbir ar ba athgabāil gabtha fri indliged .i. nī acclaid fuatach na hathgabāla dina-daimth[er] dligid na cirtt i.e. the taking back of the article by the person distrained against, Thurn., ZCP xv 364 § 48 . rucus forus n-athgabāla i n-alachrīch I decided that it was lawful to impound beyond the territory, § 49.

(b) With similar meaning in less specialized texts: do-bádi [fingal] a greit ┐ a a.¤ pledge (`Pfand'), ZCP xi 85 § 38 . crō ō inn dano, is hēisidh[e] saighes fine ar urradhas ar ath-athgabāil (sic), Ériu i 214.27 . athgabhail .i. cró aighe, O'Cl. cía fuaitges in n-a.¤ `who seizes the pledge', Metr. Dinds. iii 212.30 and Corr. ní lamar la graifne in gáid / élud, aithne, a.¤ , 18.224 . di marc hi n-athgabāil in satisfaction, ZCP vii 305.14 .

(c) In phr. fo-ácaib a.¤ leaves, gives pledge, security (in compensation), leaves possessions: ni ḟaicfed dano a.¤ túath nó chenél lasa mairfide som the people by whom he should be slain would die destitute, RC viii 50.5 (`no folk by whom he would be slain would get reprisal', Stokes). ní ba mór itir faicebtha athgabāil `thou shalt not leave any great inheritance(?)', Ériu viii 157.y . nocon(on)faicebsa a.¤ latt intan immosceram, RC xiii 436 § 4 . So also: na ricfa a anim nem ┐ na biad a a.¤ i talmain he will leave no goods on earth, LL 354d8 . cen athgabail nime na talman ūadhibh should leave neither spiritual nor worldly inheritance (?), Cáin Ad. 31 . nambad iarfasti a chiniud la cách / ┐ nad mbíad a athgabail día chiniud co bráth that none should ask after his people and that he should leave no inheritance to his people, Trip.² 2515 .

(d) In phr. co n-a.¤ including , cen a.¤ excluding: na huile cneda . . . otha bas go banbeim go nathgabail an bais ┐ gin athgabail an banbeim, Laws iv 232.11 Comm. coruicce ard-airig .i. co nathgabail in airig aird, v 402.27 Comm. o ind in méoir co n-a.¤ maethan a n-imdha, Thr. Ir. Gl. 17.20 . in lin . . . airimther o dialt co bricht cona n-athghabhail diblinaib inclusive, Auraic. 904 . can athgabail Ṡlainge not including S., Fen. 46.1 .

(e) In general sense of plunder, booty: cloc ┐ salm do eclais geill do rígaib . . . aithgabáil do fennethaíb, LU 9787 . do thabairt braite ┐ athgabala esti, TTr.² 386 . coblach do thecht . . . ┐ a.¤ do thabairt uadib coro[b] buide leo assec E. dar éis na hathgabala to take spoil from them, LL 229a47 ( TTr. 898 ). athgabhail .i. creach, O'Cl.

(I) act of receiving again: nách éidir an baistteadh . . . d'athghabháil one cannot receive baptism a second time, Desid. 4960 .

3 imdae

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Forms: imda, imda, imdae, imdae, imdae, imdad, n-imdadaib

n f. Fluctuates between and dental stem. a s. imda, Corm. Y 447. g s. imda, IT iii 464.21 . d s. imdae, TBC-I¹ 3151. g p. imdae, BDD² 880. g du. imdae, BDD² 964. g du. imdad, LU 4230. d du. úas a dib n-imdadaib , IT i 310.41 .

(a) shoulder, shoulder-blade: iomdha .i. slinnén, ni thug ó roghabh iodhna, iomdha dia chéile comhlainn .i. o do ghabh arm ni thug a shlinnén da chéile comhlainn, O'Cl. imda .i. slinnén, ut est, buí a chochall go maethan a dh[i] imdha, Ériu xiii 74 § 164. ōthā ind na lāime ... corrici ind alt fil iter in imda ┐ in maothán, Corm. Y 447. co maothan a dā imdaed (imdaid, v.l.), 1059.21 . scíath ... co túagmílaib óir úas a dib n-imdadaib, IT i 310.41 . cairemain is tornoire ... remur nimda doib (describing the different portions of meat given to the various grades), YBL 419b21 (= LL 29b40 ).

(b) hip ? these exx. may belong to (a), the gloss on BDD § 97 being, perhaps, erroneous. The instances in which hair is said to reach the imdae refer to men except that from LU 4230 where the reference is to a sudden and miraculous growth of hair. benaid braine a da imdae (.i. a da less) (of hair), BDD § 97. folt ... fair co sniged co brainni a imda, IT iii 464.40 ní tharnic ... do neoch ... dercad furri in tan rosiacht áth a da himdad in folt ... ro asair furri (of a miraculous growth of hair), LU 4230. fithisi oir im cach ṅdual dia fult conici chlar a da imdai, YBL 118a40 . claideb ōrduirn iarna imdae, TBC-I¹ 3151.

maeth, moeth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maeth, moeth or dil.ie/31263
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: moíth, moithiu, maeth, muíthṡlatta

adj o, ā. O.Ir. moíth. Soft, tender, yielding (of substance or texture, also in fig. sense): gl. tener, Ml. 87b11 , lēvem, 87b13b . compar. moithiu, gl. molliorem, Sg. 16a3 . maeth, gl. tener, Ir. Gl. 394. maoth .i. mō is mēth, Corm. Y 926. [m]aeth .i. bocc no tlaith no binn, O'Dav. 1205. In physical sense: inna ingnea mmoitha, gl. tenerae ungulae, Ml. 87b11 . glabrio .i. moit ł nephulach, Études Celt. xi 115 (Paris Latin 10290 15 b 15) . do chriss duillech mæth, TBC-LL¹ 4072. folt mæth, Ériu iii 152 § 5 . in cháer comraig nār lanmaeth (of a projectile), ZCP v 504 y . meas maeth soft ripe fruit, viii 202.14 . tarb mæth ` sleek ', Metr. Dinds. iv 338. Of sound: muiti .i. mifothai no maitha soft , Auraic. 467. Cf. O'Dav. 1205 above. Of persons, tender, delicate , often denoting immaturity or youth: minores .i. inn aes moith ┐ anfoirbthe, Ml. 45b17 . is ro-mǽth maccaem a ṡamla sain, TBC-LL¹ 2084. a maccáin maeith!, LL 34a6 . go bhfuilid na leinimh maoth, Gen. xxxiii 13. druim fri mna mætha mine, ZCP vi 264 § 9. In fig. sense: is moíth a forcital (i.e. suited for unripe or weak understandings), Wb. 19c1 . inna forcital moitha, gl. rudimenta, Ml. 47d12 . bá-sa maéth fri maíthi compliant, yielding (?), LU 9334 , cf. Tec. Corm. § 30.9 . superl. gurab é an croidhe colnaidhe is maotha ┐ is sochma, TSh. 10506. In depreciatory sense, physical and moral, flaccid, weak, nerveless: in Fraech . . . nachar moeth arm a n-imgoin `his weapon was not feeble in the fray', Metr. Dinds. iii 356. maeth mo chreasa-sa feeble my loins, BS 94.22 . ar ngleó . . . nir maeth, Cog. 64.3 . don Chriosdaidhe óg bhíos maoth beig-nertmhar, Ó Héodhusa 195.

As subst. of that which is soft: puls .i. soib ł ithi ł moet, Études Celt. xi 114 (Paris Latin 10290 15 b 8) . mæth bo-shaille `tender corned-beef', MacCongl. 61.28 . rasiacht Medb mæth n-araig bar Fer ndiad im chomlond, TBC-LL¹ 3163 , cf. 3166 , 3236 , 3239 ; `den sanften (Zwang) einer Bindung', Wind.; a friendly compact? perh. a technical term. Cartilage (?) or some other soft part of the body: cor bean māeth na cluaisi de co roibi in chluas lomm cen māethān fuirri, Corp. Gen. 190 n. g-g (Lec.). coro slecht uile fiadhu co raem[d]etar tul a n-etan ┐ maetha hi srona 'they all prostrated themselves before him, so that the tops of their foreheads and the gristle of their noses ... broke', RDinds. § 85 (p. 35) .

Freq. in compds.

(a) with subst.: maothainder a tender woman, BS 48.14 . ben mæthainech soft-featured , TBC-I¹ 2789. ¤celt a soft mantle ; as npr. m.: mac Móethcelt, LL 352d36 = Meucelt, BB 223a21 ; see Wortk. § 16. ¤ceo: tréig do mhaoithchiaig `quit thy dejected melancholy', O'Gr. Cat. 457.9. ¤cleth: condlig a chomarba . . . miach moethchleithe la muic find, LL 199b45 ( young osiers ? or some kind of esculent plant ?). ¤cride: maothchroidhe na maighdine soft heart, tenderness , PBocht 77 § 38. lá ar ndaorthaine . . . ní ham maothchroidhe (= repentance ), Ir. Monthly 1930, 515.21 . ¤cuilén a young whelp ; of a boy: imbert moithchulióin, LU 5701 = moithchuiliun, TBC-I¹ 1227. ¤glith ` soft ore (?)', O'Dav. 800. ¤greth: trés na maige moithgretho ` gentle-voiced ', Imr. Brain § 8 (maethgnatha v.l.). ¤íchtar: fri moethichtur a medoin (i.e. soft part of the abdomen), TBC-LL¹ 2566. dar mæthichtar a mæthimlenn, TBC-I¹ 2336. ¤imliu navel or abdomen , see preceding. ¤lám: (as adj.) duthracht fir maíthláim meirb soft-handed , LL 146b12 ( PRIA iii 540 § 6 ). ¤maccaem: TBC-LL¹ 1249. comrama máethmacaím, LU 10277. ¤óclach a youth: moíthócclach, Trip. 52.27 . móethóclach, BDD 99. SCC 23. mǽthóclǽch, TBC-I¹ 1464. dias mæthóclách, TBC-LL¹ 5368. oclach ┐ moethoclach ┐ senoir man, youth and greybeard (of the three Magi), PH 7113. ¤óclachas youths (coll.), BLism. 110ra9 . ¤ruided: co mbai a maethruidead tria hagaid delicate flush, YBL 164a10 . ¤slat a tender twig or sapling: pl. muíthṡlatta , LL 34b2 . maethṡlat a stripling , MR 294.13 . ¤slucad bech ` soft swallowing of bees ' (a trespass committed by hens), Laws iv 116.10 Comm. ¤sról(l): inar maithsroill, Acall. 5374 , 7415 . hi B. na meirgedh maothsróil, BNnÉ 284.10 . ¤tráth: co m. eirgi the genial morn, TFerbe 392 .

(b) with adj. forming dwanda-compds., or with adj. derived from subst. ¤álaind: meic míni maethalli, LL 225a5 ( TTr. 568 ). do bláthaib maoth-áille, TSh. 4207. ¤bog-gel: Bebinn an chneis maothbuiggil, ZCP xiii 19.4 . ¤buide: folt maethbuidhi, BB 427a46 . ¤cnesach soft-skinned , Auraic. 3090. ¤cóir soft and straight , of arms, BDD 2. ¤corcra: laoch maothc. fresh-complexioned (?), ZCP x 279.12 . ¤gel: batar moethgelu a dha gúaluinn, IT i 120.2 . BDD 1. ¤gorm: do mhioll mhaothghurm (of a bruise or swelling), AFM v 1678.13 . ¤ingnech : maíthingnech 'soft-nailed (one who is not accustomed to manual labour)' Ériu lviii 8 § 1 . ¤mas(s): tlacht mín m., Anecd. i 68 § 162. ¤slemon: muc mín maethṡlemun mara sleek and slippery , LL 235b12 ( TTr. 1373 ).

maethán

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Forms: máotháin

n o, m., (maeth)

(a) gristle, cartilage: ind alt fil iter in imda ┐ in maothán, Corm. Y 447 (= a maethán , Corm. p. 17 s.v. deach). co hathgabail maothain na himdæ, ib. bi amail maethán nó co cruadhaigheann a ngné cnámha, O'Gr. Cat. 230.5. na cnama ┐ na maothain, Rosa Angl. 72.6 . cluas lomm cen maethan fuirri, Lec. 406a36 . ar mháothán cluaisi deise Aáron tip of the right ear, Exodus xxix 20.

(b) a tender shoot, twig, etc.: [mae]thain [drisse] dealgnaigi, Acall. 730. tug [slat Aáron] máotháin ┐ blátha, Numbers xvii 8. maothan ferdrisi, R.I.A. C IV 2, 33ra19 . maothan conaire raspberry bush, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 415.5 ; Hogan Luibhl. máotháin `a springing, sprigs ', Eg. Gl. 466.