menmnach

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Forms: meanmnach, menmanach, menma- nuigh, menmach, memnach, menmnach

adj o, ā. (menma) meanmnach (an incorrect form, but in use), IGT Introd. § 95. Also menmanach: g s m. menma- nuigh, Anecd. ii 62.6 . (with metathesis) meanamnach, Oss. iv 238.27 , v 136.9 . Somet. incorrectly written menmach, memnach.

(a) spirited, bold, stout-hearted, self-confident: mórda cach m.¤ , Arch. iii 229.118 . atcota m.¤ miscais, Anecd. iii 12.18 (menmarach v.l.; if menmnach be right, perh. self-assertive, swaggering ). gia ra maess [= ro mess] m.¤ Ferbáeth though F. was accounted bold, TBC 3515. Niall menmach, Ériu iv 110.10 . laoch meanmach, Oss. vi 90.10 . Média menmach míchomair- lech, LL 220b48 ( TTr. 275 ). roptar menmachu [sic fcs.] a mílidi, 235a35 ( TTr. 1354 ). lasin gamanraid . . . memnaigh moraigentaigh, Cog. 56.16 . Rarely of things: tar tuinn mara . . . menmnaigh, FM ii 618.7 .

(b) in good spirits, glad: ba m.¤ lais a aigneadh, LL 393b45 . mílta menmnacha muighi sprightly , ÉC i 85.13 . dénaidh fuaim mheanmnach chum Dé a joyful noise, Psa. lxxxi 1. Judges xviii 20.

In Leb. Gab. i 86.2 : asedh ba menmach leó, gan iomaithi- ghid Erenn do leighen d'Fomorchaibh `this was their resolve', we should prob. expand: menmarc.

(c) In compds., qualified by a preceding adj., -minded, -spirited: beg-menmnach pusillanimous , MR 116.15 . comtís nertmenmnaig fri cach nith strong in courage, LL 219b24 . Aen. 280. comtis oenmenmnaig fri cach ṅdoccomail of one mind, unanimous , LL 219b26 . co hænmenmnach, Aen. 3088.

See also mórmenmnach.

menmnaige

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n , f., (menma).

(a) in O.Ir. apparently state or quality of mind or disposition ; in Ml. in compds. qualified by a preceding adj.: ind oínmenmnaige concord , Ml. 100c6 . huand fairsing-menmnaigi sláin (gl. magnanimitate salva), 136a14 .

(b) courage, high spirit, high-mindedness: menmnihi gl. animositates 'high-spirited attitudes' Wb. 18 a 21 (a prima manu), Ogma 238-39 . miadaige ┐ m.¤ , LL 149b4 . do m.¤ a miled, CCath. 3451. MR 184.2 . ar menmnaighi ┐ ar mor-toirbertaighi ` magnanimity ', AU ii 472.21 .

menmnaigid

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v g. (menma).

(a) thinks, judges, deems: ro midir (.i. ro menamnaig), Arch. iii 14.10 . doruimenatar (.i. do meanmnaigatar) bedís fir sithi, 20 § 50 . craed mar meanm- naigis ri na gloiri [Isu] do legin duid do chrochad? why didst thou imagine the king of glory would allow thee to crucify (Jesus)? YBL 152a45 . ma ro menmnuigh . . . ni airithe don athgabail do dul i lobud, Laws ii 6.26 Comm.

(b) devises, plans, purposes: ba Munreamur menmnai- gh[e]star, ba Cuscraigh cindustair, BB 259a19 ( RC xxiv 282.1 ). masa cnedh ar corp rop ail do fearthain ┐ ro men[m]- naigh adhim airithi da fearthain devised (? provided) a special implement to inflict it, Rawl. B 506 fo. 38c ( O'Don. 2343 ). ma ra menmnigh aidhim ┐ ni ra menmnaigh cneidh itir, ib. ( O'Don. 2345 ).

(c) cheers, encourages (mod.): gur meanmnuigheadh a spiorad úaibhse, 2 Cor. vii 13.

1 menn, mend

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Forms: menn, meann, mend

o, ā. adj. of doubtful meaning, apparently clear, evident, visible: menn [meann E.] .i. forreil, O'Dav. 1276. meann .i. follas, O'Cl. ba meann .i. ba follus, Stowe Gl. 254.

(a) as pred. of cop.: ba menn [mend F.] . . . for nim roclos a hitge, Hy. v 16 (glossed .i. ba follus; `it was clear . . . that her prayer had been heard', Thes.); cf. ib. 63 . bid mend inar n-imchomruic-ni ón ┐ bid m.¤ inar n-imscarad, LL 113b20 = IT i 104.7 (i.e. our encounter and our parting will prove it). ba mend ina ló dāla | d'Aedán `that was clear on his day of death to A.', RC xiii 395.20 . Cf. Wb. 9c34 , where MS. reads: bid menn and (see menand). leath .vii. cumala i n-esce bes mend i n-arm no a n-etach visible, conspicuous (?), H. 3.18 p. 189b ( O'C. 341 ), glossed .i. bes forreill and, cf. O'Dav. 1276 ; see, however, citation from H. 3.18 under 4 menn.

(1) of persons conspicuous, remarkable, notable ? matud mógda merda mend (of Goliath), SR 5753. Midir mend, Ériu vii 224.21 . co Conuing meann mbocḟoclach, Anecd. i 33 § 63 (= 2 menn?). ros-nocht in mer mend `the bright, nimble lady', Met. Dinds. iv 128. athair na macc meann ` powerful ', Todd Nenn. p. cvi 10 .

Similarly of places: Mumha meann, R.I.A. 23 E 26, 31 ; cf. ar meann-Mumain, BB 271a11 = ar bheind Mumhaine, BR 68.3 .

(2) of things: ó sin amach co brāth mend, Acall. 2685 (`until the very Judgement', SG ii 170 ; all-manifesting, that brings all to light? or notable?). ó niugh go bráth meann, R.I.A. 23 E 26, 38 .

Of sounds: uissi ūs menn imacain `the lark sings clear tidings', Four Songs 12 § 14 . mend medras coi, Corm. Y 662 (adv.). fomm-chain cói menn medair mass, Thes. ii 290.9 ( Sg. 204 ). Cf. tiompáin dá mhaoidheamh a dtéidchrot meann, TD 35.8 (prob. inversion for: a dtéid meannchrot, ed.).

Of liquids, clear, limpid, pellucid? cuirm ind rind mend mall, Arch. iii 307 § 20. ól meda mind, LL 276b14 . Cf. Doraid (.i. rig) Muman mid co mend, 43a36 . Common epithet of the sea (somet. by translators referred to 2 mend): tonn medrach mend, LU 2979. muir medrach mend, 3000 . anfud mílach mend, 3018 . oc Mana os muir mend, LL 11b3 (`the clear sea', Leb. Gab. i 182 , `the great sea', Keat. i p. 214 ). dar muir mend, RC xiii 74.6 = LL 302b31 (` inarticulate ', SG ii 413 ). réimm mora mind `the coursing of a clear sea', Thes. ii 290.5 ( Sg. 112 ). tonn mara mind SR 7906. do thuind mara mind `of the Irish Sea', Met. Dinds. iii 122. tar muir na mend `across the Irish (?) Sea', BCC § 344. Muir Meann the Irish Sea , Ériu ii 76 (apparently a mod. name, not given in Hog. Onom. ).

2 menn, mend

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adj o, ā. stammering, inarticulate: meann .i. balbh, O'Cl. Seems chiefly used as sobriquet: conna hētai focul fort chend i cōrai . . . conid Cúscraid Mend atotchomnaic, LL 113b6 = IT i 103.12 ; cf. Cóir An. 279. tuc Cet urchur sleighi do Mhend go tarla . . . tre bhun a thengadh, gomad mend de iarsin, Cóir An. 278. Suibni Mend .i. formendi mor ina hirr- labra, 298 . Conla Menn ar ba got, Rawl. 142b33 . Possibly in follg. exx.: gō mend stammering (? manifest) falsehood, ZCP vii 309.9 . mend cech maghar, viii 195 y . mucc menn `dumb swine', Met. Dinds. iii 392. duine dall. mune mend (meand v.l.), IT iii 84 § 73 (? = 1 menn, EIS 256-57 ).

3 menn

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Forms: mind, minda

n o, m.,

(a) a kid: go ro marb m.¤ moeth, SR 2845. g s. crocenn in mind móir, 2849 . pl. amhail bataís minda ┐ ceth- nata, FM i 414.4 = eorumque fuga capris et hinulis simulata est, AU 807. ingaire uan ┐ laegh ┐ meann, Laws ii 152.10 Comm.

(b) in B. na filed apparently a young animal in wide sense: m.¤ erbo (.i. laog bó), Arch. iii 310 § 2. m.¤ mairci (.i. serrach eich), § 3.

4 menn

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Forms: menna

n o, m., [orig. n.?] in law texts apparently a blemish, dis- figurement, defect (due to assault or violence): m.¤ airm ┐ etaigh cach urradh . . . leth coirpdire . . . ann, H. 3.18 p. 190 a ( O'D. 342 ). Cf. H. 3.18 p. 189b cited under 1 menn. Of cases of assault in which a person's hair is cut off: masa giunnadh gu lommadh daronadh ann . . . is fiach mind in cuirp and .i. leth coirpdiri, Rawl. B 506 fo. 36c ( O'Don. 2334 ). fiach mind in foilt, ib. ( O'Don. 2335 ). ? pl. rop réid menna duba dim (.i. rop reid dam dul sech na mennuta duba . . . no mendum gō, menda .i. gōa), ACC § 142 (`may it be easy [to cast ] dark faults from me', Stokes RC xx 416 ). Plummer (notes on law-texts) conjectures `a visible blemish' = 1 mend; the citation from ACC suggests rather the orig. sense of fault, defect , possibly (as suggested by glossator) a loan-word from Lat. mendum preserved later in legal terminology.

In BB 212a51 : ni aitreba talman tend ┐ ní ricfa a menn (a curse), leg. nem `heaven'.

? mennaid

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v ā, (1 menn) makes clear, conspicuous? Loch Sílenn, ros-sáer ros-menn | a ainm ar thús úas dígenn `its earlier name ennobled and glorified it', Met. Dinds. iv 258 (russairus menn, rosaidh rosmenn MSS.).

mennán

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Forms: mionnáin

n o, m., (dim. of 3 menn) a young kid: mendan ac deol gabair, IT iii 104.7 . marb-su mendan . . . ┐ fuaigter croiceann in meandan mot'laim, BB 236b1 . in gabar . . . ar scath a lachta ┐ a mennain, Laws iii 378.3 . meannán do na gabhruibh, Ezek. xliii 22. pl. mionnáin, Gen. xxxi 38. ar láimh chlí Chriosd amesg na meannán goats , MacAingil 25.13 . feoil uan ┐ mennán, Rosa Ang. 104.17 .

mennar

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n ā, f., a spot, blemish, fault? cen mennair (gl. qui increditur [leg. ingreditur ] sine macula), Ml. 35d23 . The gloss may apply to the vb. taken as = creditur; in the follg. Mid.Ir. exx., ní m.¤ (cen mennair) seems = without doubt, without gainsaying, assuredly or someth. equivalent: rí . . . dorat ainm for cach n-óenrinn (ni mennair iar ṅdligud dlecht), SR 211. in nomad grád . . . aṅgel ṅgleglan cen mennar (: aṅgel), 783 . srian do tabairt fri tengaidh | cen meandair is ciall cunnail, ZCP vi 264 § 5. is lór dúinne cen mendair | cúide do bendaib connaid, LB 103 marg. inf.

mennat

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Forms: mennut, menattó, mennato, mennota, mennotæ, mendato, mendota, mennuta, mendudai, menoit, mennait, mennat, meannat

n u, m. d s. mennut, Thes. ii 240.18 ( Ardm. 18a1 ). menattó (form due to rhyme), ACC § 142 Comm. ( RC xx 416 ). g s. mennato, LU 5818 ( TBC² 1346 ), RC xxiv 176.4 . mennota, Anecd. v 96.6 ( Corm. Y 1082 ). mennotæ, ib. 12 = mendato, Bodl.; mendota LB. a p. mennuta, RC xx 416 § 142 . mendudai, Alex. 200. Rarely o-st.: g s. in menoit (sic MS.), Laws i 154.31 Comm. mennait, Misc. Hag. Hib. 102 § 9 (late text). ? g p. míne mennat , LL 184a54 ( Arch. Hib. ii 74 ).

A place of abode in wide sense (of locality or district , not of dwelling-house). mennat inad, ACC § 142 Comm. ( RC xx 416 ). meannadh .i. ionad, O'Cl. mendat .i. mían-āit .i. āit is mian la cach, Corm. Y 929 (etym. gl., cf. Laws i 298.14 ). fer imdith a mennut ┐ a crich, Laws iv 348.20 . fer . . . nā tēit tar crich . . . acht bid ina mendat fadeisin, 352.19 . luid P. docum a meannota (.i. a meanaiti), Arch. iii 10 § 13 = Trip. p. xlix 1 . ba diliu lais imdegail a mennato feisin, LU 5818 ( TBC² 1346 ) = robo dili les a chrich ┐ a orba ┐ a bhenadh fodesin nā . . . beannadh neich araill, TBC p. 267 n. 1 ( Eg. 93 ). muiredach cecha mennata (.i. tigerna for cech feronn), ZCP ix 169.27 . muiredach caích a mennutad, ib. n. 8 = is muiredaig caich a menduta `every one is master of his place', Hib. Min. 66.4 (leg. muiredach cách a mennata?). Femen . . . nir bo mennot nach detlai, AU 575 = mernot, CS 58.6 , meannat, FM i 204.13 . Druim Lis . . . mennut násadach namat, LL 369 m. inf. ( Arch. Hib. i 364 ). ros-failgetar . . . mendudai ┐ críchdoirsi a námut, Alex. 200. d'iarraidh mennait ort-sa a mbiadh mo cluicc 's mo cleirigh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 102 § 9. co ndenad damlig do mennut a cheili (of stags), IT iii 245.60 (that he might make a stone-house, i.e. heap of stones, of his fellow's abode?). Of a place in general: ro mallach Patraic glaisi in mennatta sin, Trip. 210.1 . ba conair coitcheann . . . an mennot hisin, Hugh Roe 138.7 (fo. 37 a) . ecclas . . . ba mendat airrderc fri hiomataighe laoch ┐ clérech resort , 6.21 (fo. 2 a) . ro gabh acc arccain Ossairge as an mennatt sin (i.e. from Slieve Bloom), FM v 1750.8 . go rangatar go mendata maigh- reidhe Medhraidhe, vi 2198.10 . ar ardmandaidib Alban, Goid. 111.6 . saoin [leg. sain] cōir gacha mennada every locality has its own customs, Eg. 88, fo. 20d ( O'C. 2278 ) = s[a]in coir gacha mennat, H. 3.17 c. 500 ( O'Don. 683 ). (cryptic) meininchet .i. mennot no mennrad .i. mennat, Goid. 77 § 166 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .