2 meirse

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Forms: meirse

n f. (= obsolete Eng. march, merche) smallage or wild celery: apium domesticum .i. an meirsi ghardha, Rosa Angl. 385 (vocab.). sugh mersi, 230.22 . prémha mérse, O'Gr. Cat. 224.19. mérsi . . . do cur ar cneidh, ib. 20 . meirse ` smallage ', Hog. Luibh.

meirseil

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n f. see mársáil.

meirten, mertan

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Forms: mertan, mertain, merten, mertain, mertin, merten, merten

n orig. ā,f.? n s. mertan, LU 3609 ( SC 30 ). mertain, SR 3445 , TBC 2042. merten, TBC 2319 (usual form). a d s. mertain, mertin, merten. ? g p. merten, LL 231b 21 , CCath., 4524 . In FM treated as o, m.

Discouragement, depression of spirit, weariness: ros-lín mertain, ros-gab cess | dia fechtaib o tir díles, SR 3445. ro gab-sum merten ┐ athscís forru, TBC 2319 = do gab mertin et aithsgis mor Cc., St. cipé imress mela ┐ mertain fort, 47 , cf. 2042 . co rus-facaib . . . fo ṁertin ┐ mela, MacCarthy 70.9 ( LB 113a32 ). nā dernas brón nā merten, LL 231b39 ( TTr. 1074 ). irnada broin ┐ merten, ib. 21 ( TTr. 1059 ). atchonnairc P. brón ┐ dubai ┐ mertin for gnuis Helene, TTr.² 531. cen mertin cen brón, IT iii 64.2 . mairgnech ┐ meirten . . . ro bhaoi seachnón a longphort, FM vi 2288.21 . ro leicc-siumh meirten fair `pretended to be unwell', BNnÉ 297 § 33. Fatigue: ag leicen a scissi ┐ a merten, Fl. Earls 170.3 . acc cur a sccísi ┐ a meirtin de, FM v 1734.7 , cf. 1772.14 , vi 1974.12 . With gen. of cause: ic fulang . . . merten mara ┐ tíre, CCath. 4524. fuilingit imat guasachta ┐ mertin mara ┐ tire, Fl. Earls 128.28 . ro láisit scís ┐ meirten na mara dhíobh, Hugh Roe 266.19 (fo. 71 a) . la merten a aistir, D IV 2, 73rb 4 .

meirtne

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n , f., (meirten) weariness, depression: go ndeachaidh a sgís ┐ a meirtne dhíobh, ML 36.8 . tráth fá raibhe C. . . . a meirtne ┐ a móircheas, Todd Lect. iv 60 § 1. meirtine (: Midhe), Rel. Celt. ii 299.26 .

meirtnech

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Forms: mertnig

adj o, ā. (meirten) wearied, jaded, depressed: ba scíth ┐ ba torsech ┐ bá mertnech, FB 85 (= mertrech, LU 9098 ). ba mertnech Moisi . . . fri hilchaiṅgni, SR 4541. ba mertnech Moyse oc gleod chest, LB 122a12 . ní raibh duine meirtneach ann a ttreabhuibh `feeble person', Psa. cv 37. pl. raptar scítha a n-eich ┐ raptar mertnig a n-araid, TBC 3619. meirtnig ros- tacht a menma, SR 3453. ro leicset re hol ┐ re haibnius iat comdis mescda mertnecha uili, TTebe 1886 . go meirbh meirtneach, Ériu v 80.16 . TSh. 2560.

meirtnige

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n , f., also mertnaige. weariness, depression: ro chuir a mertnigi ┐ a tromdacht de, SC 31. mertnighe menma, ZCP x 290.27 . re meirtnigi a n-aistir, IT ii2 136.2 . ar meirtnighe dejected , TSh. 6611. taom meartnaighe (: dearc-cuirre) Celtica xvi 92 § 7 .

meirtnigid

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Forms: meirtniuccadh

v g. wearies, enfeebles, disheartens: do mheirtni- gheadar croidhe chloinne Israel discouraged , Numb. xxxii 9. vn. do bhattar . . . arna meirtniuccadh d'easbhaidh bidh, BNnÉ 54 § 54. atá m'anam . . . ag meirtniughadh my soul fainteth, Psa. lxxxiv 2.

1 meis

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n evil, damage: co ná bíd acht meiss is cheiss | in cach thúaith ` ruin ', Met. Dinds. iii 382 (glossed .i. donus, LL 162b 28 ). meis .i. olc, O'Cl. (quoting above).

2 meis

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n (same word as 1 meis?) a phantom, ghost? m.¤ .i. deilbh- siabharta amal cuirp d'eirgheocadh as ūir, BB 242a45 (marg.). meisi .i. siabra, Corm. Y 954. meisi .i. urtroighe ut est Sliab Mis dona hurtroighib ro dolba Banba do macaib Miled, 949 . meisi .i. siabhradh no neithe siabhairthe; meissi .i. dealbha siabhairthe, O'Cl. messi .i. aurdraighe .i. aurdracht, Eg. 1782 fo. 15b2 (quoted Aisl. MC p. 187 ). nim-chollet messe fom chuairt `fantoms shall not harm me', Misc. Hib. 19. taidbsi (.i. messa), Aisl. MC 73.22 .

meisce

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x see mescae.

meiscech

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Forms: mheisgeach

adj o, ā. drunken, intoxicated: a chalann mheisgeach mhéirdreach, Studies 1927, 593 § 9 .