Cite this: eDIL s.v. Manannán or

Forms: Manannán

o,npr. m. name of the Irish sea-god , for whom see Voyage of Bran i 292 , ii 16 , RC xxxiv 6 fg . Manandan mac Lir, Corm. Y 896. SC 13. Manannán, SC 45. oc fégad Manan- dán, ib. de nomine Manannan, Corm. Y 896 . For later versions of legend see Corm. Y 896 and Cóir An. 156 , where his real name is said to have been Oirbsiu or Oirbsen. Oirbsen ainm díleas Mhanannáin, Keat. i 224. Manannán mac Allóid (one of the Tuatha D.D.), 216 . As epithet of a sea-hero: Manannán maicne Míleadh (of Ír), Content. xxx 5. See also Thurneysen Heldensage pp. 516 , 517 .

? manath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? manath or

Forms: menath

n (g s.?) bid airscela fer mbrot, bid fidnaisi la fer m.¤ , LL 113b22 (Scél Mucci Mic Dá Thó, IT i 104.10 , Med. & Mod. Ir. Ser. vi 15.18 ) = la fer manach, Hib. Min. 55.12 ( Rawl. B 512 ). Pokorny ZCP xvii 305 suggests: fer menath `the man of awls ' i.e. shoemaker . Thurneysen, Sagen a. d. alt. Irl. 9 translates LL: der Ochsentreiber . . . der Handarbeiter ( crafts- man ); the reading of Rawl. may = monach, q.v.

? mancend

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? mancend or

ind do nech [f]uarus-[s]a do mnaibh Alban ┐ Bretan ┐ hErinnach is i in mael m.¤ , IT iii 65 § 134.

? manchach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? manchach or

adj o, ā. (manach) pertaining to monks; having monks . O'R. bid mór do chathir i fus, | be m.¤ for nem `thou shalt have many monks', Ériu iii 108 § 54 (reading doubtful). Cf. isan Ghlaic Mhanchaigh (name of a place in Co. Fermanagh), Maguires of F. § 13.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. manchaide or

adj io, iā. (manach) monastic: co rriagoil mancuidi (manchuidhiu v.l.), ZCP ix 451 § 15. Cf. mainchige.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. manchaine or

Forms: mainchine, manchaine

n , f., (manach), also with slender vowel mainchine:

(a) the duty or calling of a monk and in general the monastic life: ro éla o tustigib i manchuine, Fél.² lxiii 27 . co na-tarad i mod manchine amail cach manach fognama do Día, Fél. 92.28 . geibh misi it' manchaine (= let me be a monk under you), Lism. L. 3492 , cf. 2039 . tri. l. ri teoir a máinchine aici-sium in Hi `thrice fifty monks had he for contemplation', 1018 . tanic Constans a manchaine ┐ ro gabh rige, Anecd. iii 66 (= C. . . . quem ex monacho Caesarem fecerat, Bede Hist. Eccl. i 11 ). an t-airdeaspoc . . . do dhol i mainchini retired into a monastery, FM iii 144.1 . By extension a community of monks: bui main- cine mor ime [sc. im Mochuda] occ lubair . . . deichneabar ar secht cedaibh dō isin mancine, BNnÉ 300 § 1. The monastic profession, monasticism: fear ro athnuigh manchine ┐ cano- nach[a] riagulla hecailsi nErenn (of St. Malachy), CS 346.9 . Cf. Lism. L. 3492 above.

(b) service due to an abbot or monastery from a layman , esp. of tribute in kind, etc., apparently = 2 mainches. dobéram ar mainchine ┐ ar bhfoghnamh duit (said to Ciarán), Lism.L. 4233 , cf. 4246 . dobéra cach manchaine a chlain[n]e . . . dō every one shall give the service of his children . . . to him (sc. Colmán), BColm. 12.25 . Trip. 558.27 . [a] mainchene féin . . . ┐ a meic ┐ a oa ┐ a iarmoa co brath do Colum Cille ┐ do mhuinnter Daire, AU ii 188.15 , cf. FM iii 34.5 ; ii 714.7 . dorat C. in mag ┐ a manchine do Chaillin `the plain and its profits' (? his service), Fen. 180.8 . dorat a mallachtain don ti . . . doberadh a mhancine o Chiaran whosoever should take away (withhold) his dues from [the community of ] C., RC xxvi 370.29 , cf. Arch. iii 226.3 . In Acall. 3506 , 3707 , 5900 , 6650 mainchine is the reading of F. for maicne of text (see maicne).

(c) service due from a tenant or clansman to his chief in return for stock; acc. to O'Don. Sup. service rendered by manual labour (as though < Lat. manus?), a restriction not borne out by texts. cia measom do cāin tsaorraith? Manchuine ┐ ureirge, Laws ii 194.2 (glossed .i. fer cacha somhuine do denam a dūine no a meithle . . . no a sluaigedh lais, ib. 9 , i.e. the tenant is bound to build, reap, and fight for his chief). dligidh in flaith ceilsine . . . ar dē mīs fri manchuine, ii 258.1 5 (acc. to ib. 31 Comm. for every heifer received as stock the tenant had to furnish a man for military service for two months in the year). cōir mancuine fri sloiged fri dunad fri gell fri dail fri fuba fri ruba fri fognam do Dia, iii 22.4 (where the term comprehends every kind of service). See O'Curry Man. and Cust. I pp. cxi-cxii .

(d) hence in wider sense service, attendance (on a person, in a calling): ri ┐ brethem ┐ dias i manchuine (i.e. the king travels accompanied by a brehon and two attendants), Laws iv 334.23 Comm. scor fir mancuine (.i. in fer doni in m.¤ oibre), v 490.2 , 23 . lucht manchuine servants or attendants (of a chief), iii 510.3 . In O'Mulc. 865 manchaine prob. = atten- dance or following allotted to a `file' acc. to his grade. lanfili- decht cach fir dib ┐ ceard manchani la cach fir dib (of the Fianna), ZCP viii 561.7 , cf. i 472.9 . lēigis leabaid lāin main- c[h]ine rig Rōmān rūaid he left a comfortable berth, the service of the strong king of the Romans (of the Apostle Matthew) x 46.18 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. manchán or

n o, m., (dim. of manach) a monk . lán tíre na manchán, Met. Dinds. iv 276.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mandac? or

n carnae . . . feoil .i. fo fuil. mandac quando mandu- catur , Corm. Y 261 = cooked meat as opposed to feoil `raw meat'?


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mandál or

Forms: mandáil

n o, m., and mandáil i,f. (Lat. mandatum `ablutio pedum quae fit in Coena Domini', Du Cange , cf. John xiii 14 ; see Stokes, Ling. Val. Ir. Annals 74 , RC vii 364 ). Maundy, the washing of feet (on Holy Thursday): in uair dorinne Sé an mhandáil dá espalaib dia dhardáoin cennlá, Maund. § 28. dia Dardaín dá ndearna manndáil Mac na flatha, IGT Dec. ex. 1102. Dar- daoin mandáil Maundy Thursday, ALC ii 333. Dardain mbandal, LB 238 (c) marg. inf. gacha dardáin mandail, BCC § 158. dia Dardaoin mandala, FM iv 1098.25 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mandar or

n o, m., undoing; destroying; destruction, ruin (in wide sense, of living beings and things): mannar .i. sgailed, O'Dav. 1255. .i. scaoileadh, O'Cl. do m.¤ na mbó, Trip. 436.29 . man- nur nō gluasacht do thabairt fair, LB 110b18 ( MacCarthy 50.14 ) = a mandrad, SR 1144. dusficfa mannair (.i. milliud) cid mall, ZCP ix 167.8 (: alludh, leg. mannur). damm-anic- sea mian(d) mannair ḟuirthi a wish to destroy it, LL 230a26 = TTr. 957. ? is e dorad [in] mannair sin who caused that damage (of a loss by theft), Moling 42. múr cen mannur, Met. Dinds. i 6. gan mannar, BNnÉ 219 § 106 (chev.). re m.¤ na morgliad, MR 194.6 . ? tegh Mulling . . . ticfa a anam biaidh a am | cach da manur āith a rind, Anecd. ii 39.17 (a prophecy).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mandrác or

n o, m., (late loan-word) mandrake . mandráic mo mhic . . . ar son mhandrác do mhic, Gen. xxx 15. fuair mandrácuigh 'sa mhachaire, ib. 14 . dobheirid na mandráca boladh, Can- ticles vii 13 . See mandrogair.