menbaigid

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Forms: menmaigfitir, menbaighthe, menbugud

v g (cf. menb and menbach) breaks to fragments. Pass. roinnfitir . . . sithbe na slébi slemun . . . menmaigfitir co dremun, SR 8216. ru menmaiged lais . . . in delb, 4149 (of the golden calf, Exod. xxxii 20 ). part. bruari mina menbaighthe , CCath. 3632. vn. din menbugud menbaigthe cach tuara chathes duine mastication , Corm. Y 518.

menbolg

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n o, m., (bolg) a bag, pouch; part of a soldier's equip- ment . oc etromughadh a menbholg iarna n-astar, Hugh Roe 190.8 (fo. 50b) . go ro cuirsiot é a minchliabhaibh ┐ a men- bholccaibh, FM vi 2214.4 . Perh. a meal-bag for carrying provision , see men. Cf. is cian dond ḟir fil sund . . . beith fri beolu menbolg, LL 119a10 .

menbugud

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x see menbaigid.

mend

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adj see menn.

ménfadach

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Forms: méanfach, -faghadh, méanfadhach, menfadach, meanfadach, menfadach

n ā, f., (cf. mén) the act of yawning, tendency to yawn . méanfach, -faghadh, O'R. méanfadhach, Dinneen . menfadach (transl. oscitatio), Rosa Angl. 26.1 . meanfadach, 228.7 . menfadach, 23 K 42, 116.16 .

meng

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Forms: menge, meang

n ā, f., a wile, ruse; guile, craft ; freq. associated with mebal. meang .i. cealg, O'Cl. meng . . . .i. drochenech, Corm. Y 934. Breg ┐ Meng ┐ Meabal, 723 . níor íonmhuin leó cealg nā meang, Oss. iv 156.19 . ros-bráthaig tria ming [meing v.l.] in meng `by her falseness the false woman destroyed her', Met. Dinds. iii 84. tárrus ort meing is mebuil, Ir. Texts ii 10 § 1. cen meinġg cen mebuil cen brath, SR 3063. gan meing gan mebail, Acall. 6902. BColm. 36.20 . ZCP viii 113.16 . KMMisc. 274 § 64. FM vi 2366.5 . g s. lān menge a corp co mbāine (of one fair but false), ZCP vi 267 § 6. pl. saoghal na meang , MS. Mat. 569.14 . cuaine na gcéad meang, Studies 1931, 261.8 . le menguibh nó le cluanaibh, MacAingil 285.13 . ? ticfaittit na crosāna | fri dered domain dathaig; | beitt Gaidil go huchānach | gunna meandaib tig thairiss (leg. meangaib deceptions, tricks?), Fen. 302.8 .

mengach

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Forms: mengach

adj o, ā. deceitful, crafty: an tsodh mheabhlach mhean- gach, TSh. 2120. meangach malartach meabhlach, Oss. iii 198.23 . do chind pecthach mengach meblach, Arch. iii 243.1 . As nickname: an mendtach Ó Cimlidhcain `the crafty ', ALC i 182.9 (leg. mengach?).

menglach

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n (coll. from mengul?) cloths, sheets? biadh, nodh, menglach Midhcuarta `linen sheets', O'Dav. 1282. Cf. mengul .i. anart [ut est] biadh noud mengach mengul, ib. quoted from H. 3.18 p. 72c ( O'C. 115 ); O'Davoren's reading may perh. be a conflation of the last two words.

mengul

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n a cloth, sheet: see menglach.

menid

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Forms: manid

adv almost, nearly? gl. paene [incredibile], Ml. 131c16 ; prob., as Ascoli ccclxxxiv suggests, = manid ` if it is not '.

? menide

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ind : cossin Mumain menide, Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Celtic Studies 124 (Conailla Medb míchuru) . See also ÉC xxix 335.62 , Studia Celtica Upsaliensia ii 67 .