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gruaim

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n f. IGT Decl. § 14 . sadness, gloom, ill-humour, surliness : g pl. (?) fri fúrad na ṅgrúam ṅglórach | na cúrad, na cruadchorad | ... bátar cian (sic leg.) ic [c]omclaidbed, SR 5885 . mucna .i. gruaim, O'Cl. atá gruáim air an bfairge ; ní fhéadan sí bheith ciúin, Jeremiah xlix 23 . gruaim is glám is lán-tocht éigme, Eóghan Ruadh 2085 . go sgaoilfeá dáimn ó ghruaim le suairceas, ITS xvii 171.1206 . bodach a mbeith grúaim air gan chaint ná gnáoi, ib. 145.690 .

Compd. go grinneall an ghruaim-thighe sin, TSh. 6645 . a ngrūamoidhche ghairbh, Studies 1921, 418 § 8 .

matnamail

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adj i, (2 matan, see RC xiii 472 ) warlike, combative: ba borb . . . mucna m.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 1011 (= matramail, St.).

múchna

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x see múcna .

múcna

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Forms: múchna, mucnae, mmúcnai, múcni, múchni, múcni, múcna

adj io, iā. also múchna (form due to influence of múch?). The sense in O.Ir. appears to be austere, strict, stern , passing into that of crossgrained, surly, hard to deal with , later gloomy, moody . mucnae, gl. austera [severitas], Ml. 109a3 . pl. inna mmúcnai .i. inna imneda (gl. austera neut. pl.), 95c5 . múcni (gl. austera), Thes. i 486.35 ( Tur. 38 ). arndib múcnae . . . a n-étach ┐ a mbiad (= austeram vitam praedicantium), 489.29 ( Tur. 71 ). múchni (leg. múcni), gl. protervi, Wb. 30c10 (= head-strong?). muchna ainm do ghruaim gan ghean, Metr. Gl. 25 § 22 . mucna .i. gruaim, O'Cl. Muiredach muchna .i. M. gruamdai, BB 253a20 . mucna cach mog, Tec. Corm. § 13.16 (` morose, truculent ', Meyer Gloss.). gnúsi na ndemna mucna , PH 4324. Of animals: muc .i. mucna a haigned, ar ni geib a munad o neoch stubborn, refractory (?), Corm. Y 903. borb . . . mucna matnamail (of a hound), TBC-LL¹ 1011. Of places, etc. gloomy, dismal: i nglennaib dubaib . . . muchna muichnig . . . ichtaraig ifirn, FA 30 LB ( IT i 191.28 ). hi tégdais . . . muchna mallachtnach (of Hell), PH 8299. co clóthib nemi muchnai marbthaig, 8304 . i n-aidhchi . . . marbthaigh mucna iffirn, BNnÉ 99 § 9 , cf. Lism. L. 3642. dirae mucnai, O'Mulc. 207. As subst. pl. ? mortlaid . . . i mbiat múcna in tṡlúaig, ZCP xiii 381.27 .

múcnaid

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Last Revised: 2019

n [i, m.] ( múcna ) a surly or cantankerous person? mucnaid cach borbchraideach, ACL iii 230.140 . ? ferr gres múcnaid, BFF 90 § 6.101 .

? mucra

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Forms: mūi ra, mugna, mugna

n tucthar om rig m.¤ escra cuach carpat, ZCP xii 273.2 ( LL 126a55 ) = om rig mucna , YBL 139a29 . Marstrander, Bidrag 41 , reads: muc ra escra, muc = vessel, can , O.N. loan-word. Meyer, ZCP xii 439 , suggests: ōm rig mūi ra escra from my king (1 s. pron. gen.). Thurneysen, ZCP xix 127 , reads mugna, which he equates with mugna (.i. muc sceine), 23 Q 6, 22 b (see mugna).