Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarc or

Forms: mathm-arc, menm-arc, maithmairc, mathmarc

n o, m., by Ped. § 381 analysed as a compd. = mathm-arc, cf. menm-arc (<arc- `to beseech'?); see also RC xxxvi 353 - 4 ; for suggested origin of first constituent see 3 Matha. A soothsayer, diviner ; gl. augur Sg. 6b14 . n p. tictis in druid ┐ na maithmairc combitís oc tairchetul doib (= magis aruspicibusque), Lat. Lives 5 = Trip. 42.1 . g p. druidecht is idlacht mathmarc , BB 205a4 (quoted Todd Nenn. 144 n .).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarcach or

adj o, ā. (mathmarc) one who practises divination or places trust in soothsayers? nirbud litach maothmarcach be not quarrelsome nor trusting in soothsayers (?), Arch. iii 315 n. 21 (counsels for a king).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarcde or

adj io, iā. pertaining to an augur or diviner: gl. augustus (<augur), Sg. 60b4 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarcóir or

n i, m., an augur, diviner: Tolominus mathmar- coir, Aen. 3057 = augur, Virg. Aen. xii 460.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmarcoracht or

n ā, f., divining, soothsaying . is celmaine druad ┐ methmerchurdacht dogniat, LB 137a34 = Todd Lect. vi 59 (spelling due to association with Mercur = Mercu- rius?). fer grada eside do Thuirrn ┐ mæt[h]marcoracht, Aen. 2098 = Turno gratissimus augur, Virg. Aen. ix 328.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathmuine or

Forms: maithmhuineach

adj (compd. of maith?): missi Find in flaith-ruire, | ni m.¤ midlaige `no soft-hearted coward', Met. Dinds. iv 320 ( LL 191b57 ); `the second element seems to belong to the stem men-, mon- (domoiniur, etc.)', ib. p. 462 . Cf. maithmhuineach ` well-minded ', O'R.

máthramail, máithremail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. máthramail, máithremail or

adj i, (máthair) resembling one's mother: mádramil in mac (gl. primus homo de terra, terrenus), Wb. 13d10 . As sobriquet: Mane Mathremail ┐ Mane Athre- mail, dā mac Ailella ┐ Medba, TBC 4375. ZCP ix 175 § 7. Maine Maithremail, TBC² 2849. Ériu ii 184.4 . m.¤ Maithre- mail .i. fria mháthair bá cosmhail .i. fri Meidbh, Cóir An. 228. m.¤ Mathramail (contracted), TBC² 164 , BDD 42.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. máthrathatu or

n d, m., (máthair) motherhood: condition of a mother: gl. matrimonium, Sg. 53b5 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. mathṡluag or

Forms: mathṡluagh

n o, m., mathṡluagh `a crowd, a congregation; a rabble ', Dinneen. In follg. ex. used for cavalry: a m.¤ ┐ a shluagh coisi, Rel. Celt. ii 184.36 , cf. 190.41 , 194.33 . Acc. to O'Curry, Mann. and Cust. i p. ccliii , a meeting of householders convened for purpose of deliberation, see mithal.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. matindae or

Forms: matíndae, re[m]matindae

adj io, iā. (1 matan) belonging to early morn, matutinal . matíndae, gl. (ante-)matutinus, Ml. 79c7 . re[m]matindae, gl. antelucanus, 21c9 . dindaim sir matíndi, 21c3 . edpart matinda, SR 4403. a rétla matindai! Hib. Min. 43.6 . amail retlainn maitenda, LB 278b63 . a reulla mhaideanda! Parrth. Anma 292.20 .

? matlaidh

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? matlaidh or

ind : a ucht re Mide matlaidh | ocus re Sinainn slaitgil facing Meath ... and the Shannon of the white rods Celtica xix 49, 54 .