meise, meisi

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, a gerundival form from midithir?) competent, legally qualified, empowered, (legal term) glossed by `cuimgech' in Laws; folld. by subord. clause, or gen. meisi .i. cuimgech, Corm. Y 951. O'Dav. 1257. ní meisi flaith doniupra feistide, ib. = ni mesech, Laws ii 212.24 . ni mesi fadesin donaithim curu he himself cannot dissolve contracts, Laws iii 12.15 . it messe imscartha fri flaith able to separate from the chief, v 520.7 . nachat meise recce na crecce who cannot sell or buy, 516.25 . it m.¤ imscar a lanamnus competent to separate from cohabitation, 292.17 . is m.¤ da trian d'eclais de two-thirds of it are awarded to the church, iii 50.4 Comm.

Of physical ability: aes nad meisi gona nā anacal who are not able to wound, i 242.11 . for mu mud cēin am messe 'I am capable in my own service' CMCS lvii 4 .


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adj o, ā. (meise) synon. of meise and used in same way. ni mesech in flaith doniupra festige the chief is not competent to forgive, Laws ii 212.24 , cf. O'Dav. 1257. ni misech fer in iarraith a thiumgaire the person who gave the fosterage fee cannot take it back, Laws ii 170.23 . ni misech nech astad altrum for aite, 172.21 . na bi mesach slan who is not able to give security, i 266.13 . meisiuch comuirce, ii 152.5 Comm. is e is meisach in fer ferus an chnedh imba for . . . the man who inflicts the wound is at liberty to determine whether, v 312.8 Comm. is meisech athcu[i]r ci(d)p cuin ro-cara (the tenant) is entitled to give back (his fief) whenever he wishes, ZCP xv 246 § 5. is m.¤ caich [leg. cách?] co hadair, Hib. Min. 66.4 .

meisem, mesam

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Forms: mesamuin

n m. (formation from 1 mes on analogy of brithem?) an estimate, judgement (? estimator): saig(a)id in measam cor comadais (.i. ise ní ro mesemnaiged a hinde doib), Laws iv 34.2 , 30 . in ferann ar ar meisem corach a main a mathair, 40.10 Comm. (= Stud. in Early Irish Law 138 y ), cf. 46.1 (= Stud. in E. Irish Law 151.22 ), see mescoirche. ? fer targuda tremesa muin [leg. tre mesamuin?] .i. is iat maine tre meissemnithir do mesemnudud ar fer tairce, H. 3.18 p. 507 ( O'C. 1256 ), possibly a s. of above. See also Sprache xliv 30 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. meisemnach or

adj o, ā. (mesem) qualified to judge or estimate? see citation from H. 3.17 c. 563 s.v. mescoirche.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. meisemnacht or

Forms: -messamnacht

n ā, f., judgement, estimation, appraisement . midair m.¤ slán, Laws i 10.30 . do thaidhecht Christ do mesimnecht for biu ┐ marbu, Hib. Min. 10.328 . do messemnacht Crist . . . for biu ┐ for marbu, ZCP iii 22.8 . mesiumnacht De fair ! 228 § 1 . iar firmeissemnacht, RC xxvi 37 n. 1 = -messamnacht, LL 188a53 . conad andsum la féine mes eitir cumal ┐ duine . . . .i. cona doiligh . . . mesemnacht eitir in duine is fiu cumal ┐ in duine is fiu uinge, H. 3.17 c. 437 ( O'Don. 551 ).


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v g, (mesem) judges, estimates . In Laws Comm. glosses midithir. mided cach a cōir (.i. mesemnaiged cach) let every one estimate his right, Laws ii 254.20 , 27 . ro meisemnaigestar (gl. ro midir), 144.17 Comm. frisin faiche meisamnaighther na hurcair so by the green these shots are measured, iv 226.16 (t.). meisemnaigter maine in feraind fo imat na fine the property . . . is estimated according to the number of the `fine', 40.22 Comm. (= Stud. in E. Irish Law 140.19 ). ro mhesemhnaigh go mór inní sin he judged that (sin) severely, Cóir An. 193. ri dénum sobés meissemnaighis Dia cach aen, SG 48.25 . ro mesemnachta robrogad dontí . . . `a great increase has been estimated', O'Dav. 165.


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Forms: miseamnud

n m. vn. of mesemnaigid. Judging, appraising: dligid maine do meisemnugad, Laws v 460.23 Comm. ic mesemnugad for a n-oigdib [= n-aicdib] estimating their pieces of work, 98.27 Comm. Adjudging: is fír lium mesemnu flathamnasa dontí . . I deem it just that the chieftainship be assigned to, iv 376.5 . miseamnad .i. comardad, Lec. Gl. 390 = miseamnud, M. 204 (phonetic spelling).


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Forms: mesén, -ín, Mesincorb

n = mesén, -ín, dim. of 3 mes? In m.: Meissin corb, Cóir An. 193. g s. meic Mesincorb , Trip. 446.9 ( LB 26a29 ). mic Mheisseancorb, AU 494. Dál Messincorb (= D. Meisi Corb), Hog. Onom. Dal Meisin Cuirb, FM ii 670.10 . m.¤ Mesin foirgill, Rawl. 155b55 . m.¤ Mesin fuiric, ib. 54 . m.¤ Mesen suad, ib. m.¤ Meisin sued, LL 349a1 ( Lism. L. 356.3 ). m.¤ Messen sulad, Rawl. 154b54 .


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(1 mes(s)): adv. in mesid .i. co ndigail foraib a pecthae 'judicially, i.e. with punishment upon them for their sins' Ml. 51 c 21 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. méisíne or

Forms: meisine

n [f.] (dim. of mias) a small dish or platter: for crib cernini (.i. mésine), RC xx 158.21 ( ACC § 8 Comm. ) = meisine, O'Dav. 372 ; in LU 561 cerníne is glossed .i. clár.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. meisnech or

Forms: meis- nech, meisneach

n (later also misnech) ā,f., in late lang. also m. meis- nech ā,f., IGT Dec. § 12.6 . meisneach o, m., § 55 . Courage, spirit: is olc do gne . . . cid mor do m.¤ , Cog. 170.12 . ba medïthir re hA. ar met ┐ ar mesnig, TTebe 2556 . dobertatar mesnig moir ann inspired him with courage, RC ix 458.2 . rachadsa . . . da faghail duitsi ar mheisnigh mó ghliocusa fén `by force of my cunning', Ériu v 190.3 . med na menmanraige ┐ na meisnighe, FM v 2272.13 . cúig fhir déag ba mhó meis- neach, Keat. iii 2811. maolughadh meisnigh, TSh. 6600. moscail do mhisneach, a Bhanbha ! Hackett xlii 1. mo mhis- neach riamh níor claoidheadh, Oss. iv 78.28 . In follg. ex. seems = disposition, mood: gabsat . . . fir Muman oc iarfrai- ghidh meisnigh an druadh . . . Ra indis Dil meisneach in druadh ┐ a leighidheacht ┐ a chura dhoib `les intentions du druide', RC xliii 60 § 61.