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.

menad

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Forms: meanadh, menath

n o, m., meanadh, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.2) . An awl, borer or pointed instrument used for drilling holes: menad .i. min a inad ┐ coel a t[h]oll its place (i.e. bulk) is small and narrow the hole it makes, Corm. Y 864 = menath, Bodl., cf. cumung toll menaid, IT iii 77 § 43. m.¤ leis oc úaim a brond | tan naṅ- gonta i cath, ZCP viii 217 § 8. menadh sgeine a stiletto (?), IGT Dec. ex. 328. maith do bhreóidh an meanadh mé, ib. ex. 495 . glacfa tú meanadh ┐ cuirfe tú tré na chluais é, Deut. xv 17. meadh meanaidh thiar ar a thóin (of a dandy's sword), Ir. Review 1912, p. 471 § 7 . In mod. lang. sometimes with palatal final: an meanaidh lér polladh an croiceann, E. O'Rahilly xviii 33 (1911 ed.).

See also menoc.

menadach

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Forms: menughach

n ā, f., (<men?) gruel made of meal and water (or occas. butter) ; a common diet for penitents. littiu lemnachta ┐ menadach, FB 9. teo[i]r menadcha ann . . . menadach uas uisce ┐ m.¤ eter da usci . . . ┐ m.¤ ind [leg. ís] usci three kinds of gruel, Mon. Tall. § 74 (cf. Anecd. i 75.17 ). ní do min do chum- musc doib ar a n-im combed m.¤ , § 73 = menughach, Anecd. i 75.15 . bithbin menadaighi guilt (deserving a diet) of gruel, Anecd. i 75 = Arch. ii 136. follach bec do mhenadaig, Rule of Céli Dé § 9 ( LB 9b33 ). follach inenadchi (leg. menadchi), § 24 . cethramtha menadcha ┐ medc-usci, Ériu vii 140.13 . long menathcha, Cáin Ad. § 45. an pudar . . . do chaitheamh trit meanadhaigh, R.I.A. 23 K 43, 392.22 .

ménagud

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Forms: menaigte

n u, m., (<mén, Ascoli p. ccclxxxi ) gaping, yawning: g s. menaigte (gl. inhiare), Ml. 71d4 . In prosody hiatus: ménogud inna teora ṅguttae, Sg. 40b8 . ar immgabáil mén- aichthe, 8b11 . Cf. ménfadach.

menaige

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Forms: mheanaghadh

n ore, dross? fragments, particles (coll.)? cf. men and min. púdar do dénamh do menaighi in óir `of gold ore', O'Gr. Cat. 226.27 = do mheanaghadh an óir, R.I.A. 23 K 47, 367.17 .