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 .

mátharlach

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n [o, m.] (<máthair; for suff. see Ped. ii 55 ) a womb: gl. matrix, Sg. 69a7 .

mátharnat

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Forms: mátharnait

n f. (dim. of máthair) little mother, mammy: v s. a mátharnait! FB 44 , 47 .

? mathcosan

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n m.¤ tri feolc[h]ar inso, TBC² 2830 (diagnosis of a wound); leg. imathchosán (-chomsán) reviling, attack ?