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 .

mennata

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Forms: mean- data

adj (B. na f.): da mbeith decelt (.i. degbrat no degētach) tarainne | is ind ar cæ (.i. ar cuairt) do teghluigh | do bo mean- data (.i. do bo meanach) againne | bheth ar do lorg (.i. ar do mnai) ag lenmhuin if I had fine clothes and I [were ] on a visit to your house, I should desire to pay court to your wife (?), ZCP ix 167.4 .

mennatán

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n o, m., (dim. of mennat) a little abode; a favourite haunt: a fir há! focus m.¤ i mbá, ZCP x 41 , cf. LL 353 d (men- nutan) and Trip. 140.12 (where Stokes expands: macc nutan). mennután diamuir desruid, K. and H. § 12. do leathtáobh mo mennatáin (bennatáin v.l.), Buile S. 134.3 . eolchaire mo mhendatain, 64.1 .

mennchrott

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Forms: bendchrot, menn- c[h]rot

n f. a stringed musical instrument: a kind of lute or small harp? expld. as `kid-harp' (<3 menn) by Stokes (Acall., CCath. gloss.) and K. Meyer, RC xv 121 ; Windisch, TBC p. 29 n. 4 , conjectures an orig. form bendchrot, an opinion withdrawn p. 742 . Possibly a compd. of 1 menn (b), see exx. under that word. Only in g p. in heroic and poetic literature in stereotyped similes: co muing . . . caisidir carra menn- c[h]rot , Anecd. v 94.7 ( Corm. Y 1059 ). binnither . . . ra fogor mendchrott i llámaib suad, TBC 5215 , cf. 5460 . téta mend- chrot, BDD 66. TBC 209. Acall. 4080 n. , 6831 n. CCath. 4710. Content. xxviii 43. binne ná téada meannchrot, Measgra Dánta 25.32 . amal bid téta mennchrot fogur a ghotha, Cóir An. 78. re tédaibh míne mennchrot, Buile S. 58.14 . TD 25.18 .

? mennrad

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n a dwelling-place? see meinichet.