medaigid

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Forms: meadhughadh

v i, (med)

(a) weighs: do mheaduigh Abraham an t-airgead d'E., Gen. xxiii 6. (fig.) meadhuigh re maoile an tairnge | dul tar cheart dár gcomairghe weigh the injustice . . . against (the pain of) the blunt nail, PBocht 79 § 19.

(b) ponders, meditates; deems, judges: meadhuigh ` meditate ', Eg. Gl. 468. an locht noch medaigheas leis in muighin [= mbuidhin] so who form the same opinion as, 23 P 10³, 50b10 . is mór in mheabhal do mheadhuidh-siom d'imirt ar an occlach, Ériu iv 57 § 36. go meduightear mé re deg-easpol Dé may I be judged (?), KMMisc. 257.8 .

vn. meadhughadh na néull the balancing of the clouds, Job xxxvii 16. maor meadhuighthe na sé sluagh who weighs, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxii 6 (of Michael, cf. xxxv 9 , 15 ). d'éis an mhic dá meadhachadh `when the Son has judged them', P. Bocht 117 § 34 . caol mo mhaith re a meadhughadh slight in weight is my good, 90 § 30 . ag medhughadh an diamharrūin mhoir-si pondering , Parrth. an Anma 375.20 .

medaigtheóir

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n i, m., one who weighs, ponders, examines: is é an liaigh is medaigh[the]oir do'n naduir (= medicus est imitator naturae), O'Gr. Cat. 279.32.

medáille

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n f. (Fr. médaille) a medal: (of one used in devotion) m.¤, cros nó césadh loghuidh, MacAingil 573.2 ; cf. 315.6 .

medair

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x see medar.

médal

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x see métal.

medam

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Forms: medaman

n n, m., (med) later also medaman, o, m. `one who weighs', a judge, arbiter: m.¤ nimi the Judge of Heaven, YBL 419b41 = medamine, LL 29b48 . medhamh cleirech (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 197 § 10. nir ice cidh firmedhach . . . cidh firmedhamh `umpire . . . righteous judge', Laws iv 266.1 , 2 (both words perhaps intended for same). nā m.¤ nā fiada nā feichme, H 3.18 p. 145b ( O'C. 251 ). tromdith dia medamain messathar ar n-oillib, p. 22b ( O'C. 62 ). mac in medamain, Ériu ix 49.10 (glossed .i. breit[he]amh).

medamnus

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n m. (medam) judgement, power of judging? me- dhamnus maic Fithil, Anecd. ii 53.6 (`obscure proverbs', O'Curry Mann. and Cust. ii 133 ):

medan

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n m. (dim. of mid?) strong liquor, an intoxicating beverage? ra línait a llestair di medanaib degmesca ┐ d'ḟín, LL 219a39 ( TTr. 164 ).

1 medar, medair

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Forms: medair, medra, medar, meadhair, meadh-ra, -rach, meadhar, medhair, meidhir

n ā, f., n s. medair, Thes. ii 290.9 , Fél. Prol. 219 , AU 918 (poem). medar, SR 2899 , 5445 , 5949 ; Gorm. May 6 , Nov. 26. g s. medra, SR 2795 , LL 162b1 . ? g p. medar ṅglan, SR 7826 (perh. n s.). Occas. treated as neut. in cheville. meadhair, f. (g s. meadh-ra, -rach), IGT Dec. § 161. meadhar o, m., § 17 , g s. medhair, ex. 722 (same word?). In early Mod.Ir. often meidhir.

(a) speech, discourse, talk, conversation, occas. used in pl. meadhair .i. caint no urlabhra, O'Cl. ni m.¤ mall immasech, SR 2899. cen medra mael without pointlessness of speech (i.e. without wasting words), 2975 . Marcil, mín a m.¤ , Gorm. Nov. 27. lúad cech medra burden of all discourse, Met. Dinds. ii 82. am mait[h]-si . . . occ [ḟ]uacra medair in challenging colloquies, ZCP xiii 268.8 . nech . . . imbera ficeall medar frit who will keep up the contest of wits, ib. 22 . ní mó is medair fire fuigli ┐ formolta . . . na filed neither are the saws and panegyrics of poets a discourse of truth, MR 190.4 . do chualaigh E. meadhair chosnamha aga chathaibh heard his troops expressing eager- ness for the fray, ML 78.8 . do ionnsaighedar . . . a cheile . . . le medrachaib misgne, 128.13 . Freq. in chevilles: m.¤ fír, SR 5949. m.¤ n-úag, 5445 . m.¤ adbuil, LL 36a43 . m.¤ n-inmain, 36b6 . dian medair (medar, meadhar v.l.) `a vehement saying', Fél. Prol. 219. Transf. of animals: fommchain coí menn medair mass the clear-voiced cuckoo sings to me—beautiful chant, Sg. 204 ( Thes. ii 290.9 ). re meidhir a chon, Oss. iv 12.24 .

(b) social merriment, conviviality, mirth, enjoyment: inmhain medhair a mac ríogh, O'Gr. Cat. 474.17. cian ó do bí meadar mas | oc ōl meda, Ériu viii 157.10 . beith gan medhair 'na righe (curse on a king), BNnÉ 262.27 . buí Eamhain lán do mhuirn is do mheadhair, Content. xxviii 49. bec cech glór is cech gredhan | acht medhair mor na Muman, ZCP viii 561.26 (leg. medhar). ac fledhól . . . ac muirn ┐ ac medhair, Comp. Con C. 83.22 ( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. iii ). mairg dogeibh an nglóir-si, gerr mhaires a meadhair, ZCP ii 584.3 . ro maoladh mórán dá medhair their spirits were greatly damped, FM v 1524.22 . do mheadhair na beatha so, TSh. 2034. a daíne da ndáilter rath | ris nach bec mét a medradh `that deem the measure of its fruition all-sufficing', O'Gr. Cat. 357.26 (Gofraidh Finn) = meadhrach, IGT Dec. ex. 2030. mo mhéidhir a's mo shólás, Oss. iv 168.11 . (as attrib.) ann bhúr gcathair mheidhir, 170. 18 . ba thu a meidhir their delight, E. O'Rahilly xxii 191 (1911). meadhair na hEorpa (of a person), Hard. i 6.4 .

Compds. ¤cuairt a circuit of visiting (hospitality): tug . . . meadharchuairt Leithe Cuinn, Keat. iii 2626. (fig.) mea- dharch. mheasgáin mhearbhaill, TSh. 5948. ¤mesce the hilarious stage of intoxication: ni do denam uilc. . . . acht ar medarmesci, LL 268b5 = MU 42.21 .

With adj.: ¤caín, in expression mesc m. ` gloriously drunk ': gorbo mesc medarchaín é, TBC 3026. Acall. 5507. corbat mesca medarchaíni, CRR 13. ZCP xi 61.14 . MR 28.15 . Marco P. § 79. Leb. Gab. i 206.9 (medarcaoin). ¤ciallmar exhilarated: mesc medarch. do lind, LL 167a24 .

2 medar

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n some kind of bird: gl. parra, Ir. Gl. 65 (` wheatear ' Stokes).

medar

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x see also metar.