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muinél

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muinél or dil.ie/32738

Forms: muinél, -iúil, -íl, -éil, -él, múinel, muinel, muineoil

n o, m., (1 muin) muinél (g s. -iúil, -íl, -éil, -él), IGT Dec. § 77.

(a) the neck (of men or animals, usually the former). múinel (sic MS.), gl. collum, Ir. Gl. 744. don muineol, gl. collo, Gild. Lor. 137. muinel , Corm. Y 899. ba crom a muinél , ACL iii 225 z . cet muinel furri ┐ cét cend for cach muineol, LU 2429 ( RC iv 252 § 20 ). tri cind fora cael-muneol, RC vii 298.126 . tairnid . . . in mbial fora munél, FB 78 ( LU 9031 ). for cóich a munéoil the nape of his neck, TBC-LL¹ 2599. co tall in cend i comarda a muniuil de, RC xiv 410.4 ( LL 109a12 ). memsite muineoil , TBC-I¹ 3087 (n p.). is aice toísech tucad cuing for muinélaib dam, LU 10819. ar mhín a mhuinéil the smooth of his neck, Gen. xxvii 16. tug tú dhamh muinéil mo námhad, 2 Samuel xxii 41.

(b) of things, neck, narrow part: ra chuaid Molling reme i mmuneal Findmaige, RC xiii 104 § 134. muinél an lésa (= collum vesicae), O'Gr. Cat. 270 z ; 271.4 . a muinéal a shúiste in the neck of his flail, PCT 555 ( Gadelica i 127 ). Of a river: lām re m.¤ Moghairne, Irish Texts ii 9 § 22.