? melog

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Forms: mealbhóg

n curaig . . . doronsad da mbolgaib ┐ da melogaib ` bags ', Ériu viii 10 z (? = mbelogaib, cf. bellec; or mod. mealbhóg, p. 61 note).

mem(m)

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n [n. ?] a kiss: m.¤ .i. pōg, Corm. Y 952. memm .i. póg, O'Mulc. 825. O'Cl. (meam). m.¤ .i. poc ut est: a m.¤ a meblugud .i. ueste elevata .i. issed aderar crann fo édach do dechsain a mebuil, O'Dav. 1225. m.¤ n-aise . . . mas d'ais on tuccadh pocc di (i.e. if the woman consented to the kiss), Rawl. B 506 fo. 43c ( O'Don. 2367 ). Compd. ¤crand indecent assault ? (cf. O'Dav. 1225 ): ingean do Cannan . . . ros-lean-si dleachtbhan don [leg. Deltbann in] dāileamh, | nar meamcrand ag āiream ōg, Ériu x 82 § 61.

mem(m)ar

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Forms: memmor, membur, meamair, memru, meamur, memor

n o, n. and m. (Lat. membrum) memmor, LL 284a12 . n p. membur, Thes. ii 246.6 . meamair, Laws v 6.25 Comm. a p. memru, iii 34.2 (text).

A limb, member ,

(a) in older texts in fig. sense; in Laws a member of a community (often tenant of a chief, who is figuratively styled cend): oire nundem membur uile du Dea we all are members unto God, Thes. ii 246.6 ( Cambr. Hom. 37d ), where the legal sense is perhaps implied. cach memar dia chind choir (let) each member (pay) to its proper head, Laws iii 26.5 . fofuaslaice flaith ┐ fine ┐ eaclas . . . cach n[d]ochar focerdtar [sic leg.] for a meamra, iv 54.5 . ii 278.19 . ni dorata flaith no eclais dia memraib techtaib, v 314.18 . arfeith cend a memra a head has precedence over its members, O'Mulc. 103.

(b) in physical sense: m.¤ .i. mēr ut est . . . im memur laime no coise (i.e. finger or toe), O'Dav. 1263. Arch. iii 311.2 . Esp. of the membrum virile: meamur [memor v.l.] congna [congaib v.l.] ferrdha fir, For. Foc. 46. meamar .i. ball fearrdha, O'Cl. Of a woman: fri memar a cuirp, O'Dav. 1263. Cf. also LL 284a12 = ZCP xviii 92.1 .

mem(m)ra

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Forms: membræ, menbrę, memro, memrai, memrae

n io, m., (<Lat. memoria `monument'). d s. membræ (gl. tumulo, Eclog. v 42 ), Thes. ii 46.20 = menbrę, p. 361 (perhaps n s.). memro, Fél. 168.11 (poem), but: isin memrai , 244.21 . g p. memrae, Fél. Prol. 224.

A monument over the dead, a tomb; often a shrine (containing a saint's relics). conda-róet oen-memra one tomb received them, LB 179 marg. inf. saire muilind no duirthige no membra ` a shrine ', Laws iv 154.20 . téit A. isin membra do deiscin in chuirp, Fél. 244.32 (= mbemrai, Fél.² clxxi 12 ). inmain dias fil fo fois | icon crois 'con memro thes, 168.11 (expld.: ar ata membro .i. taisi Finain ┐ Onchon a n-aen maighin, ib. 13 , as if = relics ). i mmemraib óir, Prol. 80. Les in memra (n.l.), Lism. L. 2655 = Less an m.¤ , FM ii 1070.7 . m.¤ .i. scrin no taisi, O'Dav. 1232. meambra .i. sgrín no coimhéd a mbid taise, O'Cl.

mem(m)rad

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n o, n. (<memar) members (of a community), tenants, subjects (coll.): conadh laisna fír-flathaib fortach for a memradh, H. 3.18 p. 243b ( O'C. 458 ).

mem(m)raid

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Forms: memrad

v ā, (memra) lays in a tomb, inters: pass. pret. do memrad ann é, Arch. iii 311.11 (B.na f.).

mem(m)rum(m)

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Forms: membrumm

n o, m., (Lat. membrum used for membrana) parchment . memmbrum naue , Thes. ii p. xxii 14 ( Sg. 217 marg.). membrumm, ib. 24 . in membrum, ZCP viii 175.20 (Laon Glosses). uch a lám, ar' scribis do memrum bán! ZCP ii 225.3 . cīn memraim, Corm. Y 230. O'Mulc. 228. cína memruim, PH 3773. cairt meamraim, YBL 149b1 . seinlea- bhar meamruim, Keat. ii 6196. na meamruim the parchments , 2 Tim. iv 13.

memur

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x see mebair and mem(m)ar.

men, min

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Forms: mine, min, mean, min, min, men

n O.Ir. gender uncertain, g s. mine; later n s. min, f. (perhaps through influence of min `fine, small'). mean f., IGT Dec. § 165. min, § 14.8 . The final is palatal, the vowel written with i (idat), as distinguished from min `small' written with io (iphin), Auraic. 1294 , 4396 .

(a) flour, meal: men (gl. farina), Sg. 51b7 . an m.¤ meiles in muilind, AU 650 = an grán, Hib. Min. 71.7 . longad serba semide | men, mil, Ériu i 138.19 . descaid do chumasc ar in mein, PH 5077. min eornu . . . min cruithnechtai, Laws ii 150.3 Comm. dilse mine melar forfeiture of the meal that is ground, iv 314.14 . dorat do P. inn airmid mini, Trip. 186.9 . min arba quasi minuitur , Corm. Y 901 (sic leg., arba = g s.). Auraic. 1294. co nderna min cruithnechta dibh, Lism. L. 4183. mean is braich, IGT Dec. ex. 2046. an mhin chomh- chroitte (= conspersam farinam), TSh. 7753. meil min! Isa. xlvii 2. bairille na mine, 1 Kings xvii 14. is furus fuinedh i n-aici na mine (prov.), SG ii 550 , cf. O'Rahilly, Misc. Ir. Prov. § 181. Cf. also: o bias ina min `when it is in the state of meal' (of the dye-plant), Laws ii 420.6 = 'na méin, i 190.1 Comm. mean .i. mín (leg. min?), Lec. Gl. 448 (` smooth ' Stokes).

(b) fine powder, dust: dorigni dé min is luaith, SR 5411. dorigne men ocus luaith do Dagan, LB 128a40 . co nderna min ┐ luaith de, Lat. Lives 61.7 ( LB 27a21 ). co ndernta men ┐ luaith dia ballaib, PH 1241. Cf. Acall. 5585 , Lism. L. p. xxi 13 . min chogna d'ól ar fín powdered horn, O'Gr. Cat. 182.17. min gainme, ZCP x 344.2 .

mén

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n i, (cf. W. min `lip') a mouth (poetic word).

(a) in lit. sense: mén bél, For. Foc. 58. O'Cl. men .i. bel ut dictum est . . . mairg troich tar roï rēna | atchi mēna mac snāma, Corm. Y 948. engais Gabrán cléir chachta | m.¤ [mein v.l.] co n-abrán anrachta `with a frenzied chant in their mouths' (of hounds baying), Met. Dinds. iii 158.

(b) an opening in a coast, a gulf: m.¤ mára .i. bél na mara, O'Cl. mēn mara (: frēmh), Leb. Gab. i 66.11 (= méin mara, LL 5b48 ). en-mhac Manannain don mhēn (: Dibél), ib. 184.13 (= don méin . . . dobéil, LL 11b16 ). a thuaig no telged . . . fri cach ména mórthuile `against all the flood-tide of the bay', Met. Dinds. iv 226 = fri hagaid in tuile, RC xvi 76 - 7 .

(c) a sea-monster, whale? m.¤ mara .i. bleidhmhiol bhios isin muir, O'Cl. men .i. miolmór, Leb. Gab. i 66 n. 8 . Prob. a mistaken inference from exx. like Corm. Y 948.

Compd. with vb.: co ménscaíled [in muir] ina ettrigib anfóilli was divided into gulfs, LL 219b38 = TTr. 195.

Cf. ménagud.

menach

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see 2 minach.