matal, mattal

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n o, m., Norse loan-word, RC xi 494 ; Marstran- der, Bidrag 74. IGT Dec. § 17.8 ; also f. § 56 . A cloak: gl. mantellus, Ir. Gl. 490. mattal cetharbennach corccra, LB 148a37 . do gab sí m.¤ uimpe, RC xix 122 § 87 (Fierabras). eiti brec baí 'n-a mh.¤ , Cóir An. 126. clúimh mo mhatail, IGT Dec. ex. 1442. m.¤ sgarláoid, KMMisc. 170 § 13. deich matail, Hy Maine 92.17 . ced brat, ced matal, ZCP viii 116.3 . a mata- laidhe do chur faoi, Eochairsg. 15.13 .

1 matan, maiten

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Forms: mmatain, matin, matain, mmatin, madan, maidean, madan, maiden, madan, maidean, maidean, matain, maiden, matan, maitne

n ā, f., (< Lat. mā(tū)tīna, Ped. i 204 , 232 or < Lat. *matīna, Ériu xxxiv 60 n. 114 ): a s. co mmatain , BCr. 33b1 . matin, 33c5 ( Thes. ii 20.39 , 22.36 ). d s. isin matain , Ml. 44b1 . re mmatin , 107d13 . Also treated as o, m. in Mid.Ir. madan, IGT Dec. § 18.9 , maidean § 54.5 (ā,f.); but madan, § 17.9 ; maiden, § 23 (o, m.); d s. a madan , ib. ex. 717 ; ar maidean , 830 . Cf. fair maitin . . . ar cumtubairt in maitin, O'Mulc. 491. Mod. maidean (maidin), f.

(a) morning: matan mairt, LU 3007. matan in loei, PH 103. co tanicc maten iarna márach, IT i 126.5 . tráth bá maiten dóib, 138.8 (LU = matan, Eg.). ar madain (= mane facto), Lat. Lives 20 = isin maittin, 37 . fri uare na matne, TBC 2089. a dorbblass na matni muchi, 3774 . mór maitne ba moch th'eirge, 4004 . dobhurṡoillsi na maidne muiche, CCath. 1923. grian eirgheas i madain, PBocht 8 § 23. As adv. in a s.: matain tancatar a tech, Hy. v 54 , but: matan ba óg in garman, ib. 76 . atragat . . . matain muich, FB 64. luid in rectaire matain moch, IT i 74.9 . sailm aurnaichti . . . fogníad madin la sochuidi psalms of prayer are used by some in the morning, Mon. Tall. § 5. maiden [matan v.l.] iar n-eirgi . . . slechtuid fo thri, ZCP vii 310 § 2. mad mattin no berthe in mac, viii 309.14 . Asadv. in g s.: dogníd C. cacha maitne cach cless díb every morning, TBC 2121. cen a fothrucud cech maitni, LL 125a7 . gacha maidne, TSh. 260. re tri maidnea- chaib a ndiaidh a ceili on three successive mornings, R.I.A. 23 P 10³, 6b34 (late form).

(b) matins (canonical hour), also called iarmérge, tiugnár, see KMMisc. 162. antert, tert . . . midnoct, maten, Thes. i 3.36 .

Compd. matan-ṡolus dawn , Alex. 753.

2 matan, maiten

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Forms: matand, ma tann

n ā, f., a fight, battle (in the morning?); prob. same word as preceding, cf. similar use of fescur; in TBC 4138 : truág in maten maten máirt, both meanings may be implied. Confined to poetic lang. ba s[i] maten . . . i n-abbad rí Lagen, ZCP xi 109.10 . mad mattain foraib i mbárach i nUrd (sic leg.), Ériu iii 140.181 , cf. 186 . do fích Mucrama matan (: gan), RC xiii 442.2 = matand, LL 146a24 = ma tann (: gang), ZCP xii 378.16 . maten Maigi Mucramai . . . hi toethsat mairb ile, Baile in Scáil § 11 ( ZCP xiii 374 ). cath Sleibi Cua . . . ocus matan Grophtini, § 56 ( ZCP xii 236 ). is he a lecht canair dou | madan i nUachtur Ocha it is foretold he shall find his grave in the battle of U.O., § 62 (p. 238 ). fúair . . . a ghuin | 'sa maitin ar Muigh Smerthuin, Anecd. i 33.6 . maten na trēn os Druim C., Fen. 228.28 . dergmaten Cruthni, Baile in Scáil § 32 ( ZCP xiii 381 ), cf. § 34 . firfid secht catha Cualgi la deora [= teora] der[c]-maitni Femin, § 10 (p. 374 ). ticfa uair na dergmaitne, LL 48a5 ( SG 372.36 ). mōrmatan Atha, ZCP xii 237 § 57. mormadan Atha Buidhe, MacCarthy 406.13 .

mátán

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Forms: mátan

n o, m., a club or staff? mátan maglorci móri fria ais amal mol mulind, FB 37. matán matluirge, 38 Eg. cona madan . . . in mathan, 40 Eg. mattan lorgan lānremhire . . . fria gualaind, ZCP xiii 168. 11 . g s. la turcbail a mátan , FB 38 ( LU 8524 ). la togbail in matain, 39 Eg.

matanrad

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n o, m., (orig. n.?) morning-time: ó nóna co maidenrad, Anecd. ii 3.16 . fri eirge moch matanraid `the early rise of morning time', Ériu vii 4 § 3. as úar gǽth an mhadanraidh, Buile S. 88.9 , cf. 72.3 .

math

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Forms: math- gamain, matho

n u, m. (cf. maith Ériu xix 114 ), an archaic word for bear , K. M. Wortk. § 43 ; for deriv. see RC x 166 , xxvi 198 ; replaced in Mid.Ir. by math- gamain. g s. bruth matho , FB 52 = mathgaman, Eg. tond mairnech mathrúamdae, ib. (compd.?) = athruamda, Eg.

See mathgamain and Mathgein.

1 matha

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n danger, hazard? m.¤ .i. cunntabairt, O'Dav. 1278 (` doubt ' Stokes). mathadh .i. cunntabairt ut est: cen matha for marbu marus .i. cin conntabairt, 1238 . mathfadh .i. conn- tabhairt, O'Cl. for médugud matha fo neimh, LL 385c16 (Timna Cathaír Móir).

2 matha

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x see mata.

3 Matha

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Forms: Matho[n]um

npr. m. name of a mythical druid: m.¤ mac Umoir . . . in drai do Loegaire, Laws iii 28.13 . m.¤ mac U. do Thuathaib De Danand no do Fearaib Bolg, ib. 28 Comm. Math mac Úmóir in drui, LL 9b37 (of the Tuatha De D.) .iii. fāithi fis la geinti .i. Mathu, Nuada, Goibnend. Matha enim graece .i. disce interpretatur, unde dicitur: fa math denad fa math fogles, O'Mulc. 665. Marstrander, RC xxxvi 353 fg., suggests that the same word appears in Latinized form in Trip. 317.7 ( Ardm. 12b1 ): sed revertam eum in gentilitatem et ad mathoum `I will turn him back to heathenism and to (the service of) Mathous', i.e. occult practices (in Thes. ii 265 emended ` Matho[n]um ' and connected with the words follg.); also in compds. mathmarc, etc., and in O'Clery's maitheas .i. draoi- dheacht.

máthair

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Forms: máthir, mathir, máthar, mathar, máthair, máithre, -acha, máthar, maithr-each, -edh, mathair, mathri

n r,f. n s. máthir, Sg. 65a6 . d s. sen-mathir , Wb. 29d11 . g s. máthar, Sg. 31a12 , 61a22 . mathar, Ml. 71c15 . In Mid.Ir. freq. with guttural st. in pl. máthair (n p. máithre, -acha; g p. máthar, maithr-each, -edh), IGT Dec. § 32. In MSS. usually contracted.

A mother . mathair, gl. mater, Ir. Gl. 1052. mathair quasi mater , Corm. Y 852. fria athair ┐ fria mathair, TBC 196. eter in n-ingin ┐ a mmát[h]air, FB 6. imda mathair boed many a fond mother, AU 777 (poem). siur máthar (gl. mater- tera), Sg. 61a22 . bás mór máthar Íssu, Fél. Jan. 18. is clann én-athar ┐ én-máthar sínd .i. Adaim ┐ Eua, PH 7500. pl. mathri na fātha, SR 7471. dá mac dēc . . . con cethraib máthrechaib, 3008 . athra sceo mathra, ZCP xi 95 § 49. máthrecha na mac, PH 392. a mbronnaib a maithrech, IT i 19.38 = Trip. 444.2 . dáermacne . . . a lleth o mathrechaib on their mothers' side, TBC 1740. Of animals: boí in loeg immalle rá m.¤ , Lat. Lives 86. cairm hi tat a mmaithre na lloeg-sa, LU 1753. Fig.: as máthir a ṡotho feissin cach n- óenchrann, Sg. 65a6 . is i in scriptuir diada is m.¤ dona hulib iresachaib, LB 251b17 . mathair .i. tosach ut est: máthir coctha . . . eccuin want of common sense is the mother of war, O'Dav. 1212. m.¤ na n-olc an anumhla, PBocht 26.31 . m.¤ neantóg `the breeding of nettles', Zephaniah ii.9 .

Compd. máthar-marbthach, gl. matricida, Ir. Gl. 318.

máthardae

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adj io, iā. maternal: isin mbroin mathardi, Ml. 44a10 . ar tteanga mátharda, Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 2 .