machtnamh

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n o, m., (mod.) wondering, marvelling ,absol. or folld. by AR. ac macnamh air ` astonished at', Eg. Gl. 475. mar do bheith mórán ag machtnamh ort, Isa. lii 14. innmhe ag Gallaibh ní machtnamh, O'Bruad. iii 164. In mod. spoken lang. generally = considering, reflecting .

machtnugad

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Forms: machtnaigthi

n u, m., (vn. of machtnaigid) wondering, marvelling; a cause of surprise or wonder . is é a m.¤ this is the surprising thing about it, Laws v 94.24 Comm. Usually with cop. folld. by LA: bá machtnugud ┐ ba hingnad mór léo cen múr na cathrach do trascairt, CCath. 1843 , cf. 2854 . ba m.¤ mor le in fainne órda, MR 72.2 . g s. is e cuit in machtnaigthi `the force of the doubt', Laws iv 64.7 Comm. robad ingnad lib méd in machtnaigthi, YBL 84a18 . Considering, pondering? cia machtnugadh dorone sencus fer nErend do rad ris? what consideration caused it to be called . . ., Laws i 34.14 . ag machtnughadh ┐ ag midheamhain ar an muinntir misgnigh sin, TSh. 6601.

macloc

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Forms: maclaig

n o, m., `child-place', womb. in locc asa teid a naidhe .i. in maclog, RC xxvi 28 n. 4 . in chompert . . . rolá saide . . . it macloc-su, LL 273b26 . glanaidh in maclach, O'Gr. Cat. 229. 21 (= purgat matricem). g s. cum an maclaig , Rosa Angl. 222.16 .

macnas

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Forms: macnus, macnus

n o and u, m. macnus, IGT Dec. § 38, p. 88 . Sport, dalliance (generally in bad sense), wantonness . macnus `pleasure, luxury', Eg. Gl. 459. céol ┐ cuideachta, meadar ┐ m.¤ , ZCP iv 408.16 . roboi oc macnus for Fechín he was wanton to F., RC xii 342 § 37. cia a n-aghaidh a ndéantaoi bhur macnus? against whom do ye sport yourselves? Isa. lvii 4. má dho-rinne mé m.¤ `if I have lived riotously', Studies 1924, 87 § 17 . na cúig fhir déag ba mhó meisneach ┐ macnais `the most daring and lustful', Keat. iii 2812. ag measgán mhearbhaill mhacnasa na colna, TSh. 7522. do mhúchadh a mhacnais, 275 . Of sport, play as oppd. to reality: ní ba m.¤ meanman a n-éirghe a vain imagination, Carswell 125. ag lámhach mac- nuis as chran̄tábaill at play-shooting , Rel. Celt. ii 172.6 .

macnasach, macnaisech

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adj o, ā. wanton, luxurious: bí neach eile macnaiseach 'n-a mhaoin (= in bonis illius alius luxuria- bitur), TSh. 7173. macnasach a n-adhuigh Chríosd, 1 Tim. v 11 . dáoine macnuchasa (macnusacha, ed. 1829) effeminate , 1 Cor. vi 9.

1 mac(c)rad

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Forms: macroth, macrad, macradh, macraidh

n ā, f., (mac). macroth, TBC² 401 = macrad LU. macradh, IGT Dec. § 12.17 . macraidh § 13 .

(a) sons (coll.), children, offspring: dorigset comarli cóir | maccrad amra Iacoib, SR 3534. a maccrad Iacoib! 3605 . rí ro tidnacht bith ṁbuidnech . . . maínib maccraid with its treasures and offspring, 2635 . guid maccraid [macraith v.l.] . . . ind noíb Emiliáni, Fél. Aug. 22 (.i. E. cum .vii. filiis, ib. p. 188 Comm. )

(b) generally boys, youths (coll. : ro clos . . . son a garma | macraide caille Fochlad, Hy. ii 16. tech i mbatar in m.¤ oc cur in rothchlessa, FB 64. scéla na maccáem ┐ na maccraide i nEmain, TBC 876. cath na Maccraide the battle of the youths, CRR 57. i n-urd fiansae macruidhe in the order of youthful championship, Ériu viii 173.1 . gillandrad ┐ macraid, Cog. 66.15 . banmaccrad girls , TBC 1360. macrad gréine (of host of Heaven), Studies 1930, 439.11 . Of young children (appa- rently only of the Holy Innocents): lín na macraide ro ches la Heróid, L. Hy. i 38.25 . ro marb Hiruath in macraid i mBethil, PH 2837 , cf. 2661 , 6960 . Irúath do mharb an macraid, Maund. § 82. lā na macraidhi the Feast of the Inno- cents, Fl. Earls 96.25 .

? 2 mac(c)rad

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n [f.] name of some (juvenile?) sickness? cen derg cen macrad for in lenum ` disease ', Laws ii 164.1 Comm. macraidh .i. galar; dia mbháoi an mac a macraidh fhoda .i. a ngalar fhada, O'Cl. = H. 3.18 p. 654 ( O'C. 1478 ). See also macrae.

mac(c)radán

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Forms: macradain

n o, m., dim. of 1 macrad: n p. in macradain , Fél. Dec. 28 v.l. = in maccáin, text.

mac(c)rae

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n [io, m.] childhood, boyhood (a compd. of mac + ré, rae `time, period'?): ro buí in mac sin i mmacrai cetheora mbliadne déc cen labrad at the age of fourteen (?), LL 117b11 . im essrechta maccru (.i. na hi ro-uaisi gatus sirg dona macaib beca .i. camana ┐ liathroiti) toys of childhood, Laws i 124.13 , 138.31 . O'Dav. 1247 : macræ .i. toirsi no mifre ut est: argaibh macru macu . . . .i. geibid mifri .i. toirsi na macu bega, may be due to misunderstanding the last quotation or to confusion with 2 macrad.

macrall

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Forms: macraille, mhagraill, magrall, maghragall

n ā, f., a testicle: co ndechaid [in gai] triat' [ṡ]liasait ┐ tria uachtur do macraille , IT i 103.2 (= Sc. MMD 13.1 ). ? n du. dá mhagraill an mheinisdreach, IGT Dec. ex. 901. g p. lus na magrall `orchis', Rosa Angl. 286.11 . n s. in maghragall , O'Gr. Cat. 113.15. See magarla.

mac(c)samla

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Forms: mac(c)asamla, macasamlaid

subst. indecl. Acc. to Meyer, Misc. Hib. p. 32 (Univ. Illinois 1916) = mac + g.s. of fem. noun samla, a son of likeness; not a true compd. as shown by the unlenited s; in poetry samla counts as a distinct word (: tarla, ZCP iii 23.29 ; tharga, TFerbe 65 3; alliterates with s, SR 5367 , 7007 ); see also Stern, ZCP iv 185. Marstrander, Bidrag p. 40 , believes it a compd. of O.N. maki (older Eng. make `mate') with Ir. samail, see also RC xii 461. Later often mac(c)asamla (Stowe variant in TBC 612 , 648 , 875 ); macasamlaid, Laws v 244.20 Comm.

An equal, match, the like (of), with gen. or poss. pron. (generally but not exclusively of persons). m.¤ Solman . . . ni frith do rigaib talman, SR 7007. noco tarla dam cose | m.¤ na crichi-se, ZCP iii 23.29 . ni tharla rumm . . . da [= do] m.¤ galaib gliad, TBC 4053. ni ḟaca a m.¤ ríam ar déne, Fian. 78.29 . in méit doronsat ar n-aithrecha . . . denum-ne a choibes ┐ a m.¤ , PH 120. díomsach d'ár mac samhlai-ne smuaineadh . . . ort-sa it is presumption for one like me, Dánta Grádha xxxiii 21 . mórán dom mhacasamhla a measg mo chinidh, Gal. i 14. daghēnadh a macasamhla isin firmamint would cause a like effect, ITS xiv 68.11 . Folld. by prep.: a macsamhla sin d'onoir, Fl. Earls 188.29 . an tí . . . do bhi gan maca samhla dhó ar an. talamh, TSh. 2814. Often in apposition to a preceding noun: co ragad méla a m.¤ fort a like disgrace, TBC 648 , cf. 612 . oirchis don tshenoir . . . uair ro bai seanoir a m.¤ agut fen, Aen. 3195. ni acumar duine do macsámla, PH 3915. ní raibi isin domun mhnaí a maccasamla, TTr.² 371 . nocha bhfaca fear . . . teagh a maca samhla sin, TD 11.4 .