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2 matan , maiten

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Forms: matand, ma tann

n ā, f., a fight, battle (in the morning?); prob. same word as preceding, cf. similar use of 1 fescor; in TBC-LL¹ 4138 : truág in maten maten máirt, both meanings may be implied. Confined to poetic lang. ba s[i] maten . . . i n-abbad rí Lagen, ZCP xi 109.10 . mad mattain foraib i mbárach i nUrd (sic leg.), Ériu iii 140.181 , cf. 186 . do fích Mucrama matan (: gan), RC xiii 442.2 = matand, LL 146a24 = ma tann (: gang), ZCP xii 378.16 . maten Maigi Mucramai . . . hi toethsat mairb ile, B. in Scáil § 11 ( ZCP xiii 374 ). cath Sleibi Cua . . . ocus matan Grophtini, § 56 ( ZCP xii 236 ). is he a lecht canair dou | madan i nUachtur Ocha it is foretold he shall find his grave in the battle of U.O., § 62 (p. 238 ). fúair . . . a ghuin | 'sa maitin ar Muigh Smerthuin, Anecd. i 33.6 . maten na trēn os Druim C., Fen. 228.28 . dergmaten Cruthni, B. in Scáil § 32 ( ZCP xiii 381 ), cf. § 34 . firfid secht catha Cualgi la deora [= teora] der[c]-maitni Femin, § 10 (p. 374 ). ticfa uair na dergmaitne, LL 48a5 ( SG 372.36 ). mōrmatan Atha, ZCP xii 237 § 57. mormadan Atha Buidhe, MacCarthy 406.13 .