1 mesrugud

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n u, m., vn. of mesraigid.

(a) the act of moderating, tempering, regulating; moderation: amal nád robe m.¤ forsind immarmus ní bia m.¤ forsin dígail, Wb. 1d2 . m.¤ deglabartha (gl. moderatio), Ml. 89d1 . do semigud ┐ mesrugud ind ḟoguir máir, Sg. 9a8 . iar mesraib co m.¤ , SR 44. m.¤ senma `music in moderation', Tec. Corm. § 4.12 . mesrugad digi, imgabail mesca, Ériu vii 138 (e) . as eiside in cris usce imdomain tim- chillis [grian] in measrochadh a builti-si the temperate [region] in which you are is the zone of deep water which the sun travels round, YBL 84b19 . timchillid [grian] uisci an domain ac denam an mesraighthi tempering (the cold), RC xxiv 378.7 . Absol. is maith maín m.¤ temperance, self-control , ZCP vii 297. 12 . as ferr gach proinn mesruccadh, BNnÉ 29.4 . Alleviating: ordaigis Dia do dā fer .lxx. . . . di m.¤ morṡaethair Moysi, BB 242b50 . rom-bia mesruccudh i mbrath tri impidhe Ciaráin leniency will be shown to me, RC xxvi 362.15 . Of liquids, tempering, diluting: fīn . . . arna mesrugadh le huisgi, Rosa Ang. 92.7 .

(b) judging , with gen. (rarely FOR): m.¤ for dalaib De ni tarda nech let none judge God's decrees, ZCP vii 307.12 . ragait . . . cen m.¤ etir forro dochom n-iffrind, RC iv 250 § 16 ( LU 2376 ). a mbreith cen m.¤ dochum nime, Cáin Ad. § 25. a mhaoir mheasruighthe an mhórshluaigh! (of Michael), A. Ó Dálaigh xxiv 15. do bhreith meidhe an mheasraighthe the doom of the judgement-scale, Dán Dé i 1. With subj. gen.: ar idhna a mesraighthe the impartiality of his judgement, Laws iv 356.9 . Often of the Last Judgement: eter in n-adnacul ┐ in m.¤ , RC xxvi 27 n. 2 ( LL 187b34 ). noco tí an mesrugudh, ix 22 § 22 . co tí lathe in mesraigthe, Met. Dinds. iv 42. co tora la in mesraigthi, Lism. L. 3773. Anecd. ii 22 § 7. A. Ó Dálaigh xxvi 11. PBocht 106 § 24.

2 mesrugud

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n m. = mesrad feeding (animals) on mast: tegiud in muccuith . . . cona muccuib . . . for m.¤ , IT iii 235.23 . for mesrudug, ib. 21 . dā muccaid . . . ig measrughudh a muc, BB 268a49 = ic measradh, BR 28.13 . ig messrugud, Triads 68 v.l. = oc ithe messa, text.

1 mesta

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adj io, iā. (2 mes) abounding in mast or tree-fruit: ba caill chnesta . . . in fíad m.¤ `the wild spot rich in mast', Met. Dinds. iii 136. as in muine m.¤ , BB 407a12 .

2 mesta

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adj io, iā. (1 mes) in Mid.Ir. used as part. nec. of midithir.

(a) to be rated, estimated, judged, gen. in sense estimable: ni ba lín tra ba m.¤ forru, bá mór a toilc menman (i.e. they were to be estimated not by their number but their courage), TFerbe 173 . ar a eól is ardmesta for his knowledge he deserves high esteem, Met. Dinds. iii 438. Findtan mór m.¤ ` respected ', Gorm. May 11. is tuirim m.¤ cu mór | numir na slog a number to be highly rated, LL 32a43 . ria ní measda gach maighdean no maid is to be compared to her, A. Ó Dálaigh xi 12. a nÉirinn cidh bé is féile | re rígh Breifne ní measdae (.i. ni hionchomor- tais), Hard. ii 300.2 . do luadh is measda do mhnaíbh to speak of thee is praiseworthy for women (?), Timthiridh 1916 ii 35 § 4 (hymn to the Virgin). is measta dhó ar a dhiomdhaidh | do loighe is é i n-éin-iomdhaidh `He must set against His wrath', PBocht 80 § 26.

(b) to be thought or supposed; conceivable, credible, likely: is measta gur cuibhe dhuit triall, Oss. iv 186 y . is móide is measta fírinne an neith seo, Keat. i 104.4 . ní measta dhuit gurab, etc. do not suppose, MacAingil 64.1 .

met(t)a

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adj io, iā. timid, cowardly: tiamdai .i. metta, Fél.² xxv (LB gl. on Prol. 259 ). at m.¤ no at meirb, ib. xcvii (gl. on June 13 ). cech meirb is mettu `a weakling is ever a coward', Met. Dinds. iii 376. ba diuit meta a comarli, Cog. 170.5 . atberte frisium a beith m.¤ ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447. mairg mac rígh bhíos go m.¤ , Duan. Finn i 81.5 . daoine meata ┐ díchreidmheacha, Revel. xxi 8. Compar. ní as meata (gl. debilior), Ir. Gl. 1123.

met(t)acht

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n ā, f., (meta) timidity, cowardice: ni comairle met- tachta nā midlaigechta, TBC 5234. comairli merbi na mettachta, LL 264b1 ( MU 18.8 ). re metacht ┐ mílaochacht, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.25 . a mileatacht do claechlud . . . ar meatacht ┐ ar mi-eangnam, MR 314.20 . do ghabh meatacht ┐ mímheisneach iad, Keat. iii 2858.

met(t)achus

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n m. cowardice: mor an m.¤ duit, ZCP vi 275.34 .

metafordid, metaforecdaid

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adv (< Lat. metaphor-, metaphoric-, for formation see Thurn. Hdb. § 379 ) metaphorically : in metafordid , Ml. 135d5 ; in metaforecdaid .i. in tropdaid, 40c8 (gl. metaforicos).

métaid

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Forms: med, metadh, mēthadh

v ā, (méit) increases: pret. Mesgegra ro med cech róen `who has greatened every rout', RC xxiii 308.9 . Pass. pret. ro metadh blicht cacha bo-cheathra `became rich', MR 100.19 (leg. mēthadh?).

métaigid

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Forms: medaighedh, métugud

v g, (méit) rarely with palatal stem méitigid.

(a) in- creases, makes larger or greater: ro medighasdar-sum i enlarged it, Laws v 492.18 Comm. métaig m'onoir isin tshoegul! PH 7989. métaigfid Dia a mírbuli isna heclaisib, 2545 . nó métai- ghedh ┐ nó tormaighedh a gnimradha gaile for cech ló, CCath. 357. medēcha rath gach tigi it will increase the prosperity, Fen. 212.13 . meideochuidh se foghluim, Prov. 15.

Pass. ro medaighedh iris ┐ grádh Dé lais, RC xxv 388 § 1. da medaithi no da laigdithi an firmamint, ITS xiv 74.12 . Fig. ro métaiged menma Césair, CCath. 569 , cf. 1089 . méduigh do mheanma lé greim aráin comfort thine heart, Judges xix 5. Exalts, promotes: meiteochat tú tar gach nech, RC xix 262 § 176 . Extols: do mhédaig ainm Dé ┐ Chiarain, SG 12.31 . méudaigh moruigh magnify , Eg. Gl. 316.

(b) intrans. grows larger, increases: métaigis in béist co nar ba luga hí oltás torcc, PH 7216. iar tteacht do Patraic . . . do mhétaigh an creidemh, BNnÉ 113 § 5. ro ḟoirbriter ┐ ro métaighset na teinnte, RC xxv 392 § 8.

(c) in late lang., métaigid ar increases, adds to: do mheudaigh sí ┐ a fear ar a n-urnaighthibh, Eochairsg. 89.7 . mo thurus . . . mhéaduigh air m'aicíd increased my sickness, ITS xvii 237.640 . is coir began da tabairt ar dus ┐ medaigh air tar eis a ceili increase the amount by degrees, R.I.A. 23 P 10², 16a15 .

vn. métugud.

metaigtheóir

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n i, m., one who increases, makes greater: a mhé- duighthóir mhór-ratha, Ériu ix 10.6 .