medlánach

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Forms: medlanaigh

adj o, ā. v s m. a Domhnaill . . . bodhur-ghruganaigh bodhur-medlanaigh ! IT iii 98 § 160.

medon

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n o, m., an ollave ? m.¤ .i. oldam, H. 3.18 p. 379a ( O'C. 825 ). do dliged olloman: . . . cach indlegait medoin do dliged o ardflathaib .i. issed so dlegait brethemain ona flathaib arda aga mbit siat, Eg. 88, fo. 2c-d ( O'C. 2144 ).

medón

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Forms: medān, meodhan, meodun, meadhón, meadhán, meidheón, medōin

n o, m., medān (: gerān), Anecd. i 57 § 57. meodhan, LL 395a37 , 48 (late form). d s. meodun, Laws i 80.24 Comm. meadhón meadhán meidheón, IGT Dec. § 35.16 .

(a) middle, centre (of space or time): dub a íchtur, derg a m.¤ ┐ a uachtor (of flame), FA 21. for medon maige, Hy. v 11. ó m.¤ co himbel, Fél. Ep. 343. i mm.¤ na cathrach, FB 88. inna medón in their midst, Ml. 105d8 . a meadhon an chomh- chruinnighthe, Prov. v 14. hi medhón a aoisi in the flower of his age, FM vi 2176. (cryptic) mvincedan .i. medhón Goid. 75 § 24 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

As adv.,absol. or with prep.: anechtur ┐ medon within , IT i 311 x . is medhon aratairberat ina cethra-so, Anecd. v 24.18 . ar m.¤ (gl. per medium), Sg. 164a2 . isin cathair ar medhón, CCath. 55. TBC 1766. nos-credet ho chride ar m.¤ ┐ nos- faismet o belaib sechtair, PH 6796. do maccaib deorad [echt]ar tir ┐ . . . dó maccaib aurrad ar m.¤ (i.e. indigenous, local), TBC 20. ceart . . . righ Caisil ó thuathaibh ar meadhon (i.e. internal dues), BR 42.1 , cf. 60.13 . rann ó bon . . . ┐ rann ó inn ┐ rand ar m.¤ (legal methods of dividing property), Ériu i 214.15 . cró ar m.¤ , 215.4 . hi mmedón, gl. intus, Sg. 158b5 . is i mm.¤ dogníther . . . ni fo deud (= intrinsecus fit), 157b1 . ni dianechtair acht isint saltair i mmedon, Hib. Min. 5.150 . dóel i medon eturru midway between them, ZCP viii 314.31 .

g s. as attrib.: mēr medōin middle finger, Ir. Texts ii 29 § 33. mí meadhoin an fómair . . . mí meadhoin an geimrid (i.e. October and January), O'Gr. Cat. 319.32 , 33 . triath . . . an treana meadhóin (i.e. of the `Trian Medónach'), Keat. Poems 728.

Often strengthened by prefix cert-, fír-, etc.: im certmedon da sliasat, CCath. 5210. hi firmedón na cuardae the very centre, BDD 72. tendmedón traiged the instep , TBC 184.

m.¤ aidche midnight , often as adv.: tráth bá medon aidche, FB 84. eirgit asa suan medon aidche, Ériu ii 130 § 103. m.¤ aídche dorigned talam, KMMisc. 154.101 . One of the canoni- cal hours , ib. 146 § 6 . m.¤ laí midday: i mm.¤ lá tánic C., TBC 6066. go midi medoin laí, 3774 . i mmedon lathi, Hy. ii 46. o trath eirgi co medan lai, Cog. 76.8 . no treigtis a ddurtaig medón láoi at noon , Mon. Tall. § 12. Sext (canonical hour): celeberthair medon lai, Ériu i 44.24 . iii 116.11 . KMMisc. 144 § 2. By extension, the midday meal: dorad cuiredh doip chom a medhoin laói, Fl. Earls 42.16 ; 28.21 ; 78.21 . The south (= Lat. meridies): a haghaidh ar in medon lai, ITS xix 12.1 .

(b) the middle part of the body; the abdomen: don medon (gl. ventrem), Gild. Lor. 207. teidm . . . do galur medóin, SR 4158. fri moethichtur a medoin, TBC 2566. ita mo chorp 'na c[h]amra . . . da fēgainn me as mo medon, Arch. iii 239 § 34. betit cind ┐ chosa . . . ┐ medoin iarná tescad, TTr.² 761. The waist: remithir m.¤ fir cach ball díb, BDD 128. slabrada imma m.¤ , FA 25. ro bui cris . . . cengailti ina medhon, ZCP vi 285.35 . Cf. a chaoil, a leasrach, [a] mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147. The womb: táinig 'n-a dhuine . . . i meadhón Maria, A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 27. dob fiú lé . . . aenmac Dé techt ad methon, Études Celt. i 83.10 . i meadhón a mhathar, PBocht 32 § 4.

Compds. With subst. in sense middle, mid-: ¤class: as a medonclais middle trench, Laws iii 202.17 . ¤cluiche, in phrase: fer medónchluichi `a man in the midst of the game', a person involved (in an offence, etc.), an accessary to the deed(?), distinguished from fer láime `perpetrator' and sellach `on- looker': is amuil fer laime tigerna in con dorigne in fogail ┐ is amuil fer medoncluichi tigerna in con nā derna, Laws iii 194.26 . cumal co leith do dire . . . for fer laime . . . a trian-side for lucht medoncluithi ┐ aen-trian for seallchaib, Eg. 88, fo. 28 ( O'C. 2371 ). ¤gait, in phrase: fer medōngaite `middle-theft man' (one who gives away stolen property unwittingly, etc.), Laws iii 302.19 , v 218.16 Comm. ¤ noon: i mmidi medon- lae at the height of noon, CCath. 848 , cf. TBC 3774 above ¤mér middle finger: co remet medoinmeoir [medonm. v.l.], CCath. 5308. ¤sídaigthid mediator, reconciler: medhonsí- dhaighthi[d] muinntire nimhe ┐ talman, BNnÉ 23 § 1. medonsithaighid, Fén. 2.9 . ¤tairismid standing in the middle (formed to transl. mediastinus), Sg 37b13 . ¤testimin ` middle period ' (appar. a techn. term used by O.Ir. scribes): is m.¤-t. á fil etarru, Wb. 27d19 : `what is between them (i.e. these verses) is the middle of a period' Thes. ; cf. Sg. 50b19 , Ml. 14b3 , c7 , 22d20 , 55d10 , 77b7 .

With adj. (rare): i mmís Martai medónréid smooth (calm) in the middle (?), Ériu iv 102.15 .

medónach

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Forms: medonaige

adj o, ā. (medón) central, middle, intermediate (of rela- tions of space, time and order): in pars medonach, Thes. ii 255.6 ( Stowe Miss. 65b ). asin coecait medonach the middle fifty (of the `three fifties', i.e. Psalms), Hib. Min. 4.123 . i for- ciund ind cáocaid medonaich, Mon. Tall. § 30. isin mís medo- naid ind fogomair, LU 2951 ( SG 234.22 ). a cēt-dire . . . a medonach . . . an dedenach, Laws v 402.25 . in bo-aire medonach (= of intermediate rank), iv 46.23 Comm. rē na dechmaide medonc[h]i, ib. 2.25 = medonaige, 4.1 . síneadh meadhónach middle quantity (oppd. to `s. gearr' and `s. fada'), IGT Introd. § 1. mac Cathail óig mic Cathail medhonaigh, AU iii 576.22 , cf. Cathal og mac Cathail mic Cathail, 428.17 . go coimseach nó go meadhónach to a moderate extent, TSh. 4858. As subst.: ina mbáoi do ghalar ina medhonchaibh the trouble in his inwards (i.e. mind), Hugh Roe 286.5 (fo. 75b) .

medóndae

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Forms: medónda, medón- dai

adj io, iā. (medón) intermediate; medium: medóndæ etarru (gl. inter p et ph), Sg. 10a3 . medónda, 10a2 . pl. medón- dai, 10a5 . fínit dona gnāth-aistibh. incipit dona gnāthaib medhondaib (i.e. metres of medium frequency), IT iii 91 § 127. m.¤-lai (in Laws) medium offence (dist. from lulai minor offence): lulai in doeraid ┐ medontai-lai in urraidh, Laws iv 152.20 Comm. bo indlaegh . . . ina medontai-lai, 154.1 Comm.

medóntach

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adj o, ā. intermediate, in the middle: uilleann . . . is ar u in tan bis fo medontaig (i.e. the Ogham letter for ui is used also for medial u), Auraic. 1369 , cf. 4423 . As subst. m. a mediator: a mhedontaig Dé ┐ duine! PH 160.

medóntacht

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n ā, f., medial position: iphin is ar hi fo meodontacht, Auraic. 1369.

medónugad

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n m. an aibghitir spioradalta is coir do fhaghail a meabhair re meadhonughadh orra a n-urnuighthe, Flower Cat. 581 ( concentration, meditation ?).

medrach

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adj o, ā. (medar) merry, in high spirits, joyous: menmae múad m.¤ , Fél. Ep. 362. in dá menne meadrach, Met. Dinds. iii 358. is iad meadhraig meadharchaoin, TFrag. 44.13 . laoch meadhrach, Keat. Poems 744. céad maighdean mea- dhrach, Oss. iv 244.1 . Of things and places associated with conviviality: dabach do mid m.¤ , SC 33. cin ōl m.¤ , ZCP x 45.19 . Tech m.¤ Midchúarda, FB 68 , cf. Laws v 28.5 Comm. éan . . . an fhuinn mheadhraigh Mhuimhnigh, Keat. Poems 890. bhur ccáthair mheadrach your joyous city, Isa. xxiii 7. Com- mon epithet of sea (prob. with reference to sound, cf. medar): fossod a tond m.¤ mend, LU 2979 ( SG 235.17 ). muir m.¤ , 3000 . tar muir medraig, Fianaig. 68.9 . Leb. Gab. i 212.28 . Ériu iv 136.28 . tar tuinn . . . mara medraig, Arch. iii 311 § 1. ZCP x 339 § 6.

medraid

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Forms: not-medrai-siu, not-medra-su, medradh, rom- medhraigh

v ā, (medar).

(a) intrans. is exhilarated, merry (esp. of social or convivial enjoyment): blai Tige Midchuardda medrait soír ┐ doír, medrait baíth ┐ gaíth where noble and base, fools and wise are merry over their cups, ZCP xi 83.2 = medardæ, 93.20 (rel.) form, medharthar v.l.).

Trans. intoxicates, excites, perturbs (of emotional distur- bance caused by pleasure or the reverse): nim-thairle erchor . . . medras bodras, Hy. vi 13 (with gl.: medras .i. buadres in fis, Thes. ii 352 ). is fín ro medair in slúag co mbátar cen chond, LL 282a49 . ro medair serc . . . inna hingene sin a cheill, D IV 2, 53va20 . cid not-medrai-siu? why art thou perturbed? LU 4716 (2 s. refl.) = not-medra-su, TBC 478. Cf. ZCP xiii 262.25 . terna Medb assin chath . . . iss ed ām rar- metair-ne, CRR 5. is úamain rot-medair, LL 3083a6 . ili mo sirpeccaid . . . ram-medratar, Ir. Lit. 6.10 . pass. go n-aca an ingen ┐ ro medradh oca faicsin was infatuated , BNnÉ 105.2 . uch, rom medhradh, olc mo gné, ZCP x 416.3 = rom- medhraigh, BNnÉ 102.8 . ro meascoid ┐ ro meghradh hé, ZCP x 291 § 72. gur luath-meadrad in gilla do grāin, MR 178.11 . ? With suff. pron. 2 s.: medarsot sund sál 'here, the ocean confused you (?)' PMLA lvi 940 .

(b) discourses joyfully, is voluble, loquacious ? mend medras coi clear is the cuckoo's blithe note (?), Corm. Y 662 = Bruchst. i § 157 . (trans.) Macha mainbthech medrait muaid of which noble [poets ] descant (?), Bruchst. i § 146 , cf. FM 987 , ZCP iii 36.6 .

vn. medrad: dia mboí in murduchand oca m.¤ , LL 3a2 . (with subj. gen.) ar m.¤ na murduchann, ZCP xiii 4.13 , cf. Leb. Gab. i 204.19 . lúth-clesa mná arna meadrad do mór-éd, MR 294.10 . fáth fá fuair meadradh ó mhnaíbh `he was wooed of women', A. Ó Dálaigh lv 17. atá meadhradh orra (= confusi sunt), TSh. 1736.

medraigid

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v i (medar) excites, bewilders, perturbs: créd do mhedhruigh mná na cruinne? KMMisc. 172.4 . do mhea- dhraigheadar fearg . . . na flatha, ML 74.6 .