magnés

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n f. (= Lat. magnes) magnet, lodestone: is inann an t-adhamus ┐ a[n] maghnés (madhnés MS.), Maund. § 139. dogebther . . . diamont annsa mhaighneis, § 138. (fig.) carbun- cail Teamhra . . . maigneis Ulaidh (of a hero), Hard. i 6.2 .

mágra

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n m., snámh, gluasacht ` creeping ', Eg. Gl. 571. mágairt (mágra) ` creeping, crawling ', Dinneen .

magragall

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x see macrall.

? magrand

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Forms: magrainni

n [ā,f.] a hippodrome? tathus drecht dron-amhnus | mīled maīnig magrainde, KZ xxxiii 82 ( H. 3.3, 32a , glossed .i. mennot imtigit carpait a place round which chariots go) = magrainni, BB 378b8 . A compd. of mag and rand `part'?

magre

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x see maigre.

magru?

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n im rasas do murmaige .i. imini ro fasas ar ur na dumaige in m.¤ , Laws i 170.24 Comm. = im rasas do murmuige .i. do magrudh . . . imin ní ro ḟásas dot mormagh .i. m.¤ no muir, H. 3.17 c. 65 ( O'Don. 76 ) = rosas .i. buain .i. madrai, H. 3.18 p. 370 ( O'C. 797 ). ` Sea-plain ', O'Don. A plant-name? cf. madra.

? maguth

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n d s. Fochmorc mac Rochmairc (.i. is tuisechu in ro- imchomarc ón m.¤ quam a dagimchomarc on descipul, LL 187c42 , cf. RC xxvi 30 § 133 ( tutor, teacher ?).

maí

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Forms: M., Maí

n m. (Lat. Maius) May (name of month); occurs only in g s. in poet. and relig. lit. mí M. , Fél. May 31. calaind m.¤ , May 1. kalaind Maí miadaig, Gorm. May 1. i mmedón mís Mai, LL 120a51 . do mís Moí, LB 152b11 . a mis minglan Maei, Ériu x 88 § 112 (poem of 1166). maidean i dtús Mhaoi, O'Bruad. i 100.

maic(c)e

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n (mac) boyhood, childhood: ba sí . . . ron-alt Mac Con hō a maici, Fian. 32.3 .

maichnech

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x see muichnech, -nige.

maicne

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Forms: mórmacni, mórmaicne, macniu, dóermaicni, maicne, maicne, -da

n io, m., and , f. (mac). ? g s. mórmacni , LU 5328 = mórmaicne , TBC² 851. d s. dot chain-macniu , LL 270b12 . n p. bertair dóermaicni , LU 5614 ( TBC² 1134 ). maicne (m. and f., pl. maicne, -da), IGT Dec. § 1.

Sons (coll.), progeny, generally in sing., sometimes with pl. vb. āsfaid dáermacne i crích Ulad a lleth o mathrechaib, TBC 1739 = gomsa dærbésacha macneda Ulad, ZCP viii 545. 21 . maccni Natfroich . . . huadib ríg, Trip. 196.16 . macne Conchobuir, ZCP viii 217.32 . maicne Echoch . . . im Niall, RC xxiv 184. co ro rann R. . . . a thír dia maicne, RC xx 136. 25 . ní farlaic Cathaír Carmain | acht dia m.¤ mór-adbail, Met. Dinds. iii 16. .ix. mberta maicne . . . .i. ix. mbretha mac, O'Dav. 280. a Corbmaic, coisc do m.¤ , 173 = YBL 140b24 . In wider sense posterity, descendants: taethsat do m.¤ (a pro- phetic curse), Cog. 92.9 . maiccne Ebit Eoganachta, Todd Nenn. 258. tri senoraig . . . do shain-macne in lochta ro crochsat Crist, LB 159b24 . do mhaicne ghlórmhair Ghaoidhil, Keat. Poems 1166. A family, tribe: frisna iltuathaib ┐ frisna ilmacnib, TBC 453. fo fedaib na tri macni `the woods of the three tribes', Cog. 58.18 (= na ttri nUaithne the three Owneys B). fear . . . bá ferr dia mhaicne, FM v 1528.20 . ní don Mhumhain do mhaicne, O'Gr. Cat. 534.8.

In the Lismore and Laud texts of the Acall. na Sen. `maicne' seems to be used in sense of `manchaine' and may be a scribal error for that word: mo maicne-si duit-siu eter béo ┐ marb, Acall. 6650 (= mainchine F.); bar ṁbéomaicne ┐ bur marbmaicne don Macha co bráth, 3506 (`your posterity both living and dead', O'Gr.), cf. 3707 , 5900 (= -mainchine F. in all cases).