metafordid, metaforecdaid

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Forms: metafordid

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 .

metal

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n metal see mital.

métal

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Forms: médal, médla, medhal, médal, mhédal, médail, metlu

n ā, f., ? médal, IGT Decl. § 37. ? g s. na médla (: chédgha), ib. ex. 970 . A paunch, belly (esp. of an animal used for food): medhal (leg. médal), gl. panc[i]a, Ir. Gl. 235. n s. an mhédal , RC xxix 220.16 . d s. a médail an mhairt, 219.24 . cona thengaid do métail ` metal ', Aisl. MC 89.24 (but see Glossary; something edible is meant). g s. ic bein ind cluic metlu , 123.19 . cona menestir mæth-metla, 124.33 . an mheudal the maw , Deuter. xviii 3. bolg . . . amhail méadail capaill, E. Ó Rahilly 291.2 (1911).

1 metar

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Forms: metur, metir, metuir, metrida

n o, m., (Lat. metrum) metre (in verse): n s. in metur , Ml. 30a10 . is trí metur ro ceta int sailm, 30a9 . g s. metir, Sg. 8a13 . fri toimsidetaid metair (gl. in metro), 25b1 . metur dachtalacda, Hib. Min. 6.177 . tre metur fileta, Trip. 172.8 . tria metar . . . ro raidh C. na nethi si . . . ge ro scribamair-ne tria prois, Fen. 290.26 . metuir .i. comardugh[ud] in dana, O'Dav. 1219. g s. metuir, ib. ? pl. a ndrēchta togai, a metrida āille, Ériu iv 163.17 .

2 metar

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Forms: metar, meadar

n o, m., (Lat. metrum, K. Meyer, RC xii 465 ) a measure; a wooden vessel, mether . metar, Ériu iv 134.18 (n s.). secht metair cona cerclaib, ib. 13 . in metair duirn ` hand-mether ', Laws i 134.4 Comm. (n s.). do bleogain a mbo i meatraib ` milk- pails ', v 276.23 Comm. for én-metur cruithnechta, LB 155a49 . suil . . . bhías an meadar briste, Eccles. xii 6. As ā,f., meadar, IGT Decl. § 56. ag moch-ól na meidre, ib. ex. 1444 . le dhá mheidir líonta de bhainne, E. O'Rahilly 291.4 . meadur ime, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 7.24 .

metardacht

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n ā, f., (1 metar) verse, metrical form: is ed in m.¤ sin Caillin (of a composition), Fen. 292.1 . i méadardhacht dána, Keat. i 90.18 . a miodarracht, MacAingil 262.10 .

metarde

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adj io, iā (1 metar) metrical: cen fornaidm m.¤ (gl. solutā oratione), Ml. 27d24 .

? metet

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ind fer m.¤ saithe `a man who watches a swarm', Laws iv 190.8 (glossed .i. fear meitces no comaitches).