maldachaid

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x see mallachaid.

maldacht

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x see mallacht, -a.

mall

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Forms: maull, maill, maill

adj o, ā. d s m. maull, Sg. 183b3 . d s f. maill, ib. n p m. (as noun) maill, Ml. 20a26 .

(a) slow (in movement or action), generally implying slug- gishness or inertness . m.¤ nó doe, gl. tardus, Sg. 66a7 (cf. Ml. 20a26 ). m.¤ nó baéth, gl. hebes, 66a5 . gl. morantem, 64a5 . cumscugud m.¤ , Wb. 25d26 . dosnicfa cobir cid m.¤ , 5c5 . m.¤ .i. mollis .i. maoth amail nā beth cnāim and, Corm. Y 906. manip m.¤ beti occae if they do not loiter over it, Mon. Tall. § 53. ba m.¤ lais dogein in ben in folcadh he thought the woman was slow in preparing the bath, Laws i 72.34 . rethid is ní ro-máll, TBC 3361. inghen . . . fá m.¤ troigh, Ir. Texts ii 70 § 14. m.¤ a ccomhrádh slow of speech, Exod. iv 10. seal go luath ┐ seal go m.¤ , TSh. 1656. a theacht 'sa neart, m.¤ do thriall he was slow in attempting it (?), Content. vi 230. mall-bha chíochlána slow-moving kine with full udders, Studies 1929, 594 § 11 . Compar. mailliu, Thes. ii 14.35 ( BCr. 25c1 ). nirbo mailli dolotar olmbatar in charpait, TBC² 3537. is gnáth mirr do thabairt im chorpaib . . . conid maillite thinaid that they may waste away more slowly, PH 7023. nír moillitte a rúaig none the slower was his rush, BNnÉ 139.42 . ? Superl. mol ┐ hond, ar issed déide as maillem i mmuilend, Corm. p. 29 s.v. muilend (= is muilend i mmuilend, Corm. Y 874 ). (cryptic) mainiciall .i. mall Goid. 78 § 225 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Freq. in composition with vn. etc., expressing motion or action: ic mall-ascnam in mara, CCath. 2871. ag maillcheim- niuccadh, FM v 1760.21 . a Diarmait, a mallchobair slow in help, ZCP iii 204.4 . atbath Fintan . . . do m.¤-chrine slow decay, MacCarthy 144. long m.¤-rāmach slow-rowing , IT iii 89 § 115 = Bruchst. i § 80 . an maillthriall doghníodh slow pace, TSh. 7626.

In sense late, tardy: in mall-aithrige, LU 2410 ; PH 8203 (= sera poenitentia). cóilis mhall late cabbage, Corp. Astron. 54.22 . co m.¤ co moch late or early, SG 245.53 .

(b) freq. as epithet of sea, slow-moving, sluggish (? but cf. (c) below). meirge mara maill, SR 4003. immar thuile mara maill, Met. Dinds. iii 176. anfad in mara moill, ZCP x 345 § 9. Cog. 10.1 . Of rivers, etc.: gér mh.¤ an tSiúir, Keat. Poems 1517. i gcrích Ulad na n-es mall `placid (i.e. not swollen un- duly)', O'Gr. Cat. 384.11. So in compd.: 'sa Midhe mallaibh- nidh `of the gentle rivers', Ériu v 54.22 .

(c) of places, perh. in sense massive, broad, vast , Meyer, Bruchst. i § 20 n. Mide m.¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 52. for Midi m.¤ , LL 185a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 ). co Maistin maill, IT iii 9 § 10 = Bruchst. i § 20 . in m.¤-mag, Cog. 122.23 .

Cf. further: adlaic damsa ech m.¤ moṅgach, LL 45b20 = MS. Mat. 489 , RC xxxvi 263 § 21 (where `ech' denotes figura- tively a stretch of territory). nasc m.¤ mná nāre Etair, Met. Dinds. iii 104 (where `nasc' seems used of a stretch of coast or reef of rocks). dar muir ┐ dar mallcladh, Anecd. ii 41 § 17. adrochair Aillen . . . tairnic a mhaill-néill heavy clouds, i.e. stupor (?), Acall. 1749. m.¤-tréad muc `a large herd of swine', Atlantis iv 170 . maill-tréada muc ┐ caorach, Eachtra M. an Iolair 7 . fá mhallbhruachaibh na motharmhala (of eyebrows), Todd Lect. iv 96 § 38.

(d) common epithet of the eye, always complimentary (cf. Dante, Purg. vi 63 ), slow-moving, steady, gentle? rinn roisc a minchinn is m.¤ , Arch. iii 308.5 . mall-rosc mór meicc ríg Hérenn, Ériu iv 96.2 . as a derc ra-mhoill ra-glais, 112 § 7 . súl-mall ` soft-eyed ', 116 § 19 . ríoghan an ruisg mhoill, A. Ó Dálaigh i 4. matal ríogh mallṡúilech Múaidhe, KMMisc. 170.14 . In dwanda-compd. with other adj.: a ruisc mhaill- réid, SG 265.6 .

(e) used of women or young persons, in complimentary sense, implying dignity, gentleness or modesty of demeanour: Eaba in m.¤ mhór, Ériu iv 112 § 8. [ac tab]uirt duit mna moilli, ZCP xiii 17.17 . mná malla, SG 65.16 . mo chean don mhoill úir iodhain, Gofraidh Fionn v 24 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). macān m.¤ secht mbliadan, ZCP vi 266 § 2.

malla

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Forms: múla

subst. pl. name of an animal (used as beast of burden): fiche do suimedaib ┐ m.¤ ┐ dama ┐ asana ┐ echaib ar chena, Alex. 619 (`' KMeyer). Leg. múla?

málla

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Forms: mánla, mall-da, malla

io, iā. adj. of uncertain meaning, used of persons in complimentary sense; sometimes identified with mánla (` stately, sedate, pleasant ', Dinneen ), but seems an earlier word; perh. <mall-da? Cf. malla ` modest, shamefaced, delicate ', O'R. Of women: Fithithir álaind in m.¤ , LL 295a32 = SG 360.26 . Cochnias a mhat[h]air malla (bāgha), FM 432 (poem by Fland Mainistrech). mná m.¤ , Ériu ix 8.1 . lámh a ban m.¤ ` gentle ', KM Misc. 352.7 . Of men: flaith . . . mor mala mínglan ` lord- ly (?)', RC xxviii 322 § 49. fear dingmála gach duine, | an bind-mālla barrbuidi, Hy Fiach. 250.8 (`chieftain'). rī maith- mheach m.¤ , IGT Dec. ex. 17. Maodocc m.¤ ` modest ', BNnÉ 259.10 . Mlaisi malla miadhach, 249.6 . gnúis óg-mhálla, Maguires of F. § 100. troighthe co mālla . . . | ocus lámha go lánluath (of warriors in battle = slow to retreat, holding their ground?), Cog. 112.28 .

1 mallach

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adj o, ā, (<mall?) slow; deliberate? cuir díot go m.¤ ria mbás | a bfuil d'fiachaib ag cách ort `scrupulously free thyself from all debts', O'Gr. Cat. 590.24.

2 mallach

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n o, m., subst. IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 54 z) . A form of mallacht?

mallachaid

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Forms: mmaldachae, maldachad

v ā. curses (with acc. or DO). subj. pres. 2 s. ní lour in bendachad dia mmaldachae , Wb. 5d23 . resan mac mallach- tan mallachus cách, ZCP viii 203.12 . mallachais an inber, Lat. Lives 50. ro mallach na cronna, 75 . ro mallach do doinib in tíri sin, Trip. 144.5 . co ro mallachar é, BNnÉ 38 § 72. vn. in nebmaldachad , Wb. 5d23 . foidit huadib Balám . . . dia mmallachad, SR 4779. do mallachadh pecthach, Hib. Min. 10.327 . PH 7305 , 8264 . See mallachtae and 1 mallaigid.

mallacht

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Forms: maldacht, maldactin, maldachta, mallacht, -achta, -aicht, mal- lachta, -n

n f. O.Ir. maldacht (< Lat. maledictio), orig. n-st., passing into ā-st. in O.Ir. period: a s. maldactin, Wb. 2a23 . a p. maldachta, Ml. 58c4 , Tur. 110 c ( Thes. i 492 ). Later also m.: mallacht m., g s. -achta and -aicht, IGT Dec. § 25. mal- lachta f., g s. -n, § 8 .

A curse, malediction: gl. maledictio, Ir. Gl. 915. maldacht in popoil (i.e. the curse incurred by the people), Tur. 111 ( Thes. i 492 ). doberat maldachtain fórm-sa, TBC² 23. dobertatar mallachtain do Bricrind, FB 56. berid tríst ┐ mallachtuin noem nHerenn, Arch. iii 3.23 . na tardum mallachta ar mallachtain, PH 6881. ní thiucfa an mhallacht gan adhbhar, Prov. xxvi 2. In imprecations: m.¤ a gaiscid fair! TBC² 1527. m.¤ na truagh ┐ na tren ar an tí do tug . . ., ZCP vi 58.17 . Mac mallachtan `a son of curse', a wicked or damned person: of Satan, ZCP viii 203.11 . mac na mallacta (of Judas), Ériu ii 120 § 59. comtinól . . . na mac mallachtan, FA 1. a llucht na mallachtan! PH 7552. do macaibh mallacht ┐ do lucht dénma uilc, FM iii 286.25 . mac mallacht ar urchoit, AU iii 160.21 . mec mallachtan cin chadus do chill, Ann. Conn. 123 § 16 .

mallachtach

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adj o, ā. accursed: Leaburcam . . . mirathmar m.¤ , BB 257b29 . ar slicht Caimh coluich . . . mallachtaich, BCC 394.18 . maic mallachtacha sons of perdition, D IV 2, 45rb22 .

mallachta(e)

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Forms: maldachtae, maldachtae, mallachta

adj io, iā. O.Ir. maldachtae (< Lat. maledictus); used as part. of mallachaid, but possibly the latter is formed from it. Accursed: maldachtae, gl. maledictus, Tur. 136 ( Thes. i 494 ). bid mallachtha síl do bráthar, Lat. Lives 31. it mal- lachda in uli dee hídal, PH 2329. dosbera na maccu mallachtu isin tenid suthain, 7285 (leg. mallachta g s.?).