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mem(m)ra

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mem(m)ra or dil.ie/31921

Forms: membræ, menbr, memro, memrai, memrae

n io, m., (<Lat. memoria `monument'). d s. membræ (gl. tumulo, Eclog. v 42 ), Thes. ii 46.20 = menbr, p. 361 (perhaps n s.). memro, Fél. 168.11 (poem), but: isin memrai , 244.21 . g p. memrae, Fél. Prol. 224.

A monument over the dead, a tomb; often a shrine (containing a saint's relics). conda-róet oen-memra one tomb received them, LB 179 marg. inf. saire muilind no duirthige no membra ` a shrine ', Laws iv 154.20 . téit A. isin membra do deiscin in chuirp, Fél. 244.32 (= mbemrai, Fél.² clxxi 12 ). inmain dias fil fo fois | icon crois 'con memro thes, 168.11 (expld.: ar ata membro .i. taisi Finain ┐ Onchon a n-aen maighin, ib. 13 , as if = relics ). i mmemraib óir, Prolegomena 80. Les in memra (n.l.), Lism. L. 2655 = Less an m.¤ , AFM ii 1070.7 . m.¤ .i. scrin no taisi, O'Dav. 1232. meambra .i. sgrín no coimhéd a mbid taise, O'Cl.

2 moth, mod

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Last Revised: 2013

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(a) the membrum virile (?) and hence in Irish gram. the masculine gender: m.¤ .i. gach ferda [sic leg.], gach ferindsce et nomen uirili membro .i. ball ferda, Corm. Y 865. mod ┐ tod ┐ traeth .i. anmunda ball ferda ┐ band[a] ┐ neudarda sin . . . Cumad etarscarad indsci: Isse, issi, issed, iar Macaib Miled . . . mod, tod, traeth iar Tuathaib De Danand, Auraic. 1487 , 1491 . moth, 4558 (YBL). moth (.i. cach ferrdha .i. a masgul), Anecd. v 23.4 . moth .i. gach fearrdha ┐ gach ferinnsce, O'Cl.

(b) a male being, a man (in B. na f.?)? bid onme m.¤ cen choscrad `a male (?) without destruction', RC xxvi 52 § 282 (glossed: bid amlaid-so cen discailiud .i. a dán Ferchertni), or belongs to (a): ' bíth avec m. ¤ sans dissolution' Études Celt. xxxiv 106 . nert cét 'na churp, calma in mod (`tapfer der Mann', Wind.), TBC-LL¹ 3208. cia gass glúair garg, glan in mod, | cia harg ó fúair ainmnigod? `bright the hero', Metr. Dinds. ii 42.7 (quoted by O'Cl. with gl.: modh .i. fear); in vol. v 129 corrected `honour'. Cf. also: cechaing iarom Rúad na renn | tar srothaib, fial-mod fég-ṡeng `the noble youth keen and slender,' ii 30.50 . The above exx. prob. represent `mod' `manner', `work', etc.