mala

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Forms: mail- gea, mailgib, malaich, mailghi

n f., gutt. st. IGT Dec. § 193. An eyebrow: a p. inna mail- gea (gl. palpebras), Ml. 30c11 . dona mailgib (gl. superciliis), Gild. Lor. 112. m.¤ .i. moo a llo oldas int edan it has more hair than the forehead, Corm. Y 919. oen shuil . . . oen mhala fair, PH 7271. m.¤ chaol, Oss. iv 252.8 . findfad a malath (leg. malach), Laws iii 354.8 . ria cruad-malaig, LL 376a13 . du. badar duibither druimne daeil na da malaich , BDD 2. iter a da malaig (malaid MS.), Anecd. iii 10.13 . pl. a mailghi ┐ a abraid, IT iii 186.15 . mailgi mora os a dercuibh, ZCP vi 279. 33 . mailghe fraochda, ML 120.1 . do mhailgibh a ṡúl, Levit. xiv 9. See malach-.

mála

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Forms: mhala, máladha

n m. (Romance loan-word? cf. Eng. mail, Fr. malle) a bag: m.¤ airgid, Keat. iii 979. do chuir i m.¤ í, 2117 . comhthruim an mhála the weights of the bag, Prov. xvi 11. pl. trí mhala leathair, Keat. iii 3444. máladha, 2 Kings xii 10. Prov.: ní chean[n]uighim-né pigín a máladh a pig in a poke, Luc. Fid. 313 (see O'Rahilly, Ir. Proverbs § 406 ).

malach-

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adj (mala) in compds. with adj. denoting colour, having . . . eyebrows: ¤dond: do Maissi malacdond, BB 241a33 . ag Mághach málachdhoinn, IT ii2 151.763 . ¤dub: Maodhócc malachdubh, BNnÉ 228.5 . ferta Maodhócc malachduibh, 276.18 . ingen mhaladhuibh (sic), RC xxix 120.1 . tegor in mín malachnduibh mar mhnaoi d'Fionn `the gentle dark-browed girl', Duan. Finn i 45.24 (leg. tugar . . . malachdubh?).

malart, malairt

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Forms: malart, malairt, -airte, -arta, malartan, malartuind, malartuinn, malarta

n ā, f., malart, IGT Dec. § 12.21 . malairt (g s. -airte, -arta), § 42.24 . As n-st., g s. na malartan , YBL 152a42 . ? d s. don mortlaid malartuind mir, LL 132b48 (: Calatruim, leg. malartuinn). Cf. the derivv. malartnach, etc.

I In Mid.Ir. damage, injury, destruction: maltreating, injur- ing . malairt .i. drochordugud, O'Dav. 1236. blad cen malairt `a fame unfading', Met. Dinds. iii 66. is adart uilc . . . | is malairt [leg. malart] cuirp ┐ anma, LL 150a18 . dúthracair a malairt fén for na bráthrib desired his own ruin for the sake of the brethren, PH 1672. regut i mmalairt shuthain everlasting destruction, 991 . a oirchindig na malarta! (of Satan), 3927 . cia hernail malarta doberad for fínemnu in tíre, LB 127a28 . ica malairt ┐ ica mudhugudh, ZCP iv 383.32 . innile do mhalairt ┐ do mhí-imirt, FM v 1480. an mídiach malarta ┐ mí-imberta tuccadh for thigherna Cloinne A., 1676.14 . Pl. malarta mára, O'Dav. 1236. tosach miarle malarta, Anecd. iii 16.22 . do dee-siu . . . malarta cech oin iat, PH 714.

II In early Mod.Ir.

(a) change, changing: do mhalairt a chreidimh, Keat. i 58.19 . malairt (= mutatio), TSh. 9872. beidh ar ndéanamh mhalairte dhíobh (= mutabuntur), 9940 , cf. 10316 .

(b) exchange, exchanging: ro bhen an trenbhuidhen . . . malairt áite díobh (i.e. took the positions they had quitted), FM v 1646.11 . malairt urchair uaim . . . dobhéar ar inneall th'amais I will send back a shot in return, Content. xvii 10. ná tréigidh misi ar mhalairt do not forsake me for another, KMMisc. 56 § 7. croidhe colna do mhalairt ar chroidhe chloiche, MacAingil 17.18 . a ttáobh malairte concerning exchange, Ruth iv 7 . Often bartering, trafficking: ag cean- naidheacht ┐ ag malairt a n-earradh re chéile, Keat. ii 777. cett malarta a n-airgitt ┐ a n-erradh, FM vi 2302.2 . dá bhfaghainn fear mo mhalarta, ris do reacfainn an suairceas if I could find a purchaser, O'Bruad. i 132.

(c) hence folld. by gen. or equivalent: an exchange for = a different, another: malairt na duaine-si a different song from this, O'Bruad. iii 180. a mhalairt do thoradh d'fhaghbháil any other fruit than that, TSh. 3579. ar an adhbhar nach fuil a mhalairt do threóraidhe aca because they have no other guide, Keat. i 152.11 . an t-éag a mhalairt nach geabhadh gan Diarmaid d'fhagháil Death would take no one else but D., D. MacCarrthaigh 67.4 . Common idiom in spoken lang.

malartach

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Forms: -aig, -acha, mhalartach

adj o, ā,

I In Mid. Ir. baneful, destructive; used freq. in association with marbthach. slog . . . marbthach malurtach do démnaib, PH 8104. Murcadh in marbtha malartaigh ar mór-Donnchad `author of the heinous death inflicted on D.', Caithr. Thoirdh. 64.37 . Common in descriptions of Hell (in pl. the form -aig appears instead of -acha): i nglennaib . . . malartaig ichtaraig ifirn, FA 30 LB. hi tégdais . . . marbthach m.¤ , PH 8298. i clusálaib . . . marbthaig malartaig íchtair ifirnd, 8246 ; cf. BNnÉ 99.6 ; Lism. L. 3642. In passive sense ruined? gur bhó m.¤ millte mughaighthe . . . in Cúigedh ` un- settled ', Ériu viii 134.31 (= II?).

As subst., a spoiler, destructive person: Uga De Laci . . . m.¤ ┐ discailtech neimed ┐ cell Erend, AU ii 208.6 (cf. FM iii 70. 10 ). mughaightheoir na meirlech ┐ na malartach, 272.12 . in malortach, ZCP x 47 § 20.

II In Mod.Ir. subject to change; variable; fickle: culaidheacha malairteacha éduigh changeable suits of apparel, Isa. iii 22. do bheartaibh an tsaoghail mhalartaigh, Ó Bruad. iii 126. v s f. a mhalartach fickle one, Keat. Poem. 1384.

1 malartaid

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Forms: malartuighe

n i, m.

I One who injures or destroys: in malartaidh [-aigh MS. ] inna ndula .i. Diabol, Ériu ii 140 § 149.

II One who exchanges or barters, a trafficker (mod.): pl. malartuighe, Isa. xxiii 8. malairtighe bad acrach um dháil a seód, Hackett xviii 11.

2 malartaid

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Forms: malartar, malartsom

ā, vb.

I In O. and Mid.Ir.

(a) spoils, ruins, destroys: ata urtrochta not-malartat, FB 67. duine bithbinech malartas in sochaidi, PH 4218. teine purgatoire | fir mna meic malartfidh, ZCP viii 207 § 40. malartbaid na mor-rígu, BColm. 12.22 . nā malartaid bar n-anmanda (= nolite animas vestras occidere), ZCP xii 368.26 . ros-malairt deinmne ┐ croes, PH 8398. Niall . . . ro malart a mortriucha who has brought ruin to his great cantred (sc. by his death), AU 918 = ro malairt, FM 917. co ro malartsatar Eoroip uili ravaged , Anecd. iii 67.16 . Pass. malartar int ecraibdech-sa (= moriatur), Lat. Lives 61. is tria aíne ro malarta sochaide aile, PH 8404.

This seems to be the sense in the follg. early exx.: ni malartae-siu hua inscribiunt in tituil thou shalt not obliterate [the name David ] from the inscription (?), Ml. 74d13 , gl. ne disperdas Dauid tituli inscriptione; `thou shalt not vary from the inscription', Thes., but the gloss is further explained: ni derlega-siu ainm Duaid as in titul. tintud Septin is he fil for na psalmaib ┐ is hé ro malartad oco. tintúdh [leg. ro m.¤ ica tintúd] asind Ebre isinn Greic isin Laitin · coro certaigh Cirine which was corrupted in being translated . . . till Jerome corrected it (?), Hib. Min. 10.334 .

(b) loses? gerba mor sloigh ro malart though [Caesar ] had lost many troops, CCath. 2469 = gerbho hiat a sloga ro marbadh, F. Cf. malartfaither, PH 6063 = perdetur, Job xx 7. ro malartsom , gl. amisimus, Rawl. B 502 (? 512) fo. 67c (quoted CCath. index ).

II In later lang.

(a) changes: na malairt punc! Luc. Fid. 275.13 .

(b) exchanges, barters: ní reacfuid é ┐ ní mhalartfuid, Ezek. xlviii 14. ro mairnedh ┐ ro malartadh sinn we have been be- trayed and sold, ZCP vi 47.32 .

malartaigid

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Forms: malartaigther, malartugha

v i. denom.

I Ruins, destroys: not-malartaigend, FB 67 Eg. élnigther ┐ malartaigther in popul uli tria imarbus in aen-duine, PH 4219.

II Later use:

(a) changes: vn. ag malartugha na pēine moire . . . a bpein mbig, Luc. Fid. 231.4 . doghéana tú iad do mhalairtiughadh (= mutabis eos), TSh. 9939.

(b) exchanges: is truagh . . . an scéal so malartuigheadh linn this news that has been exchanged between us, Hackett x 1.

malartchae

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Forms: malarta

n [, f.] (malartach) abuse (of property), destructive- ness, wastefulness (?) tossach miarli malartcha, LL 345b37 = malarta, Anecd. iii 16. malairtc[h]i ┐ caithmidi (leg. caith- mige), ZCP iii 450.9 .

malartnach

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adj o, ā. (<malart treated as n-st.) destructive, bane- ful: a oirchindich malartnaich! (of Satan), YBL 152b17 , cf. PH 3927. Wasteful: intí ropo m.¤, co rop mesarda (= qui fuit prodigus), PH 5621.

malartnaid

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n i, m., a destroyer: is esside int ídal ┐ malartnaig in uli anmund, PH 1294. a malartnaig na n-anmund! 1368 .