meraigid

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v g.

I Intrans. loses self-control, becomes excited or perturbed: meraigim, gl. prurio (= I wanton?), Thes. ii 42.6 (reading uncertain, merbigim acc. to Nigra, RC xxiv 306 - 9 ). ro mesc, ro meraig 'masech `he grew drunk and mad by turns', Met. Dinds. iii 412. Of sea: gur mhuidh ┐ gur mhearuigh an sáile, ITS x 168.12 .

II Trans. bewilders, leads astray: led húaisli ná meraigh mé `dazzle me not', Ériu ix 8.87 . is tús mire ros-mheraigh `the beginnings of madness have set him wandering', Content. xxv 4. do mhearaighestar uabhar a n-aigeanta, ML 75.5 .

See meraigthe and merugad.

meraigthe

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adj io, iā. part. of meraigid. Bewildered, with mind astray: dia mbáttar mesgtha meraighthe iar n-ól ḟiona, FM 1990.22 . mearuighthe an draoi adubhairt mad the poet who spoke thus! Content. xxv 6. atá mo chroidhe . . . mearuighthe, Psa. cxliii 4. mearuighe a dtáobh an chreidimh `reprobate concerning the faith', 2 Tim. iii 8. eidearbhtha, mearuighe ` refuse, reprobate ', Eg. Gl. 274.

meraigthech

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adj o, ā. (meraige) connā thaidhled nech a tech | mina thaidhlid m.¤ gone astray, wandering (?), Acall. 6132.

meranach

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adj o, ā. (< 1 mer?) as sobriquet: in Mera- nach Hua hEochadha rí Ulad, RC xvii 415.17 (Tig.) = an Meranach `the wanton ', CS 294.4 = Aed Meranach `the furious ', AU ii 36.4 ; FM ii 906.17 (not transld.). ? Goffraidh Méranach, AU ii 52.10 . Cf. anmand a tri trenḟear tra | Michu Mearan Maineachan, BB 25a39 = Miolchu, Meran, Muinechan, Leb. Gab. i 40.

merb

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x see meirb, -e.

merbal(l)

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Forms: merfal, merful, merball, merfall, merfall, merball, -e, -a, merfuil, merfaill, merbhuill, -i, muirbell

n o, m., and ā,f. Acc. to Meyer, Wortk. § 47 , orig. merfal (o, m.) < mer+sŭel `turn' (cf. sell). d s. i merful , O'Mulc. 677. merball, merfall (o, m.), IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 54.5) . merfall, merball (f. g s. -e, n p. -a), § 12.6 . merfuil, merfaill, merbhuill (f. g s. n p. -i), § 13.11 . A variant form with slender vowel in first syll. is muirbell.

(a) wandering, going astray: ra baí for merfaill ┐ merugud ic iarraid a aite, LL 220a41 ( TTr. 232 ). co mbai for merbaill siar sair sechnon na fidbuide, BB 414a30 . nach trúagh . . . misi ar merbfall | 's an tslighi réidh romam, IGT Dec. ex. 359. ná cuir-se mé ar mearbhal set me not astray, Oss. iii 156.9 . do chur na ttroch ar merbhall, BNnÉ 148.23 .

(b) mistake, error; mental confusion, aberration: cen merbuill without mistake, truly , LL 139b28 . cen merfaill, 140b44 . eittirbhretha Maodhócc . . . lea sccriobhadh gan merball, gan merachad, BNnÉ 260 § 221. gan mearbhaill, Content. xxii 10. nach fuair tú, móide an mearbhall, . . . uain cadail ar do chearchuill that, to the confusion of your wits, you did not get time for sleep, xxiv 21 . ní feas damh, móide ar mearbhall, . . . | doidse nach dál bhus díomháoin, Studies 1918, 454 § 18 . ar sráon 's ar merfaill, Ir. Texts ii 16 § 44. merbfall berla, 14 § 27 . barr merbaill the height of aberration, O'Gr. Cat. 555.29. ní fios merbail erroneous , 459.7 . seanchas mear- bhaill `false genealogy', Content. xvi 145. gan chéim mhear- bhaill a false step, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxv 4. ar chaoi meisge ┐ mearbhail, Oss. iii 54.6 .

merballach

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n ā, f., (merbal) aberration, indiscriminate action? co mbiad ar miri ┐ ar merbeallaig 'ma cuairt `so that he could smite in fury and at random', TTebe 986 .

merblach

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x see meirblech.

merblad

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Forms: mearbhla

n m. (< merbal) going astray, erring, mistaking: linn as mebar gan m.¤ we remember it without error, MacCarthy 310 § 2 ( BB 13b37 ). Cf. mearbhla, TBC p. 897 n. 5 (v.l. for meirbflech).

Mercuir

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n (a) Mercury (god): Mercuir .i. techtaire na ndei ifreandaide, TTebe 580 .

(b) Mercury (planet): rind Ioib nó Uenir nó Mercuir, CCath. 1032 .

(c) (< (

dies) Mercurii) Wednesday: find (MS. fid) cach Mercūir mandrais Corp. Gen. 3 (Rawl. 115 b 10) , Ériu xxxii 110 n. 59 .

merda

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adj io, iā. (mer) animated, rapid, impetuous, lively ? Of things: muada merda (of streams?), SR 8171. dar in muir m.¤ , LL 3b40 . eass merrda, MR 104.13 . Of living beings: matud mógda m.¤ (of Goliath), SR 5753. a Michol m.¤ menmnach! 5989 . in ceathror m.¤ menmnach ` vigorous ', Met. Dinds. iii 358 . gasraid m.¤ morgnímach, Cog. 160.5 . marcshluagh merdha, FM v 1654.17 . mathghamhna meardha mórghlon- nacha, Todd Lect. iv 82 § 28. Of a province: la Mumain m.¤ , Anecd. i 14.5 . an Mhumha mheardha ` active ', Content. xiii 5. Of qualities or actions: miad m.¤ , LL 136b19 . golmairg m.¤ , Ériu iii 30 § 15. aicme fá mearrdha modha `a race of pleasant customs' (? vigorous deeds), Keat. ii 4619 (poem).