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mathmarc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarc or dil.ie/31686

Forms: mathm-arc, menm-arc, maithmairc, mathmarc

n o, m., by Pedersen Vgl. Gr. § 381 analysed as a compd. = mathm-arc, cf. menm-arc (<arc- `to beseech'?); see also RC xxxvi 353 - 4 ; for suggested origin of first constituent see 3 Matha. A soothsayer, diviner ; gl. augur Sg. 6b14 . n p. tictis in druid ┐ na maithmairc combitís oc tairchetul doib (= magis aruspicibusque), Lat. Lives 5 = Trip. 42.1 . g p. druidecht is idlacht mathmarc , BB 205a4 (quoted Todd Nenn. 144 n .).