míach

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Forms: miach, miach, Miach, m., m.

n o, n. and f. a measure of capacity , primarily for corn, generally transld. bushel and in Laws sack . Acc. to Laws ii 200.14 Comm. and iii 328.23 Comm. a `miach' of malt was worth one `screpall'.

oen na tri miach bid ina tig, m.¤ arba . . . m.¤ murluatha ┐ m.¤ mbracha, H. 3.18 p. 368b ( O'C. 790 ). cóic méich . . . ┐ cethri bargein di cach miach, FB 9. ní ro thecht acht æn m.¤ bracha (= unum modium), Lat. Lives 72. cét m.¤ cach arba, Met. Dinds. iii 78. .xxx. coire do mhin arba . . . ┐ .xxx. m.¤ in cech coire, LB 130b39 . naoi méich arbhair, Keat. ii 5232. m.¤ fiad- ubull, BDD 85. m.¤ di chnoib, 97 . trí méich fo thri do gran- naib catha, LL 328 f 14 . m.¤ óir ┐ m.¤ airgid, Fianaig. 6.24 . m.¤ nó mála airgid, Keat. iii 978. g s. of definition: lān cōid méich the full of a cup holding a bushel, Ériu iv 26 § 13. ag lōige mēich a cow of the value of a `miach', Laws ii 238.10 , cf. ZCP xiv 347 § 8. saland méich a bushel of salt, LL 252b22 . ro bennach fleith in méich . . . dia ro sásta fir Muman the feast of the bushel (i.e. of abundance), Trip. 216.7 . Sluaiged in Meich `the Hosting of the Measure' (one undertaken to secure equit- able division of territory; expeditio mensurae, Colgan), RC xii 350 § 44 . for Midi mall na miach `Meath of the corn-measures', Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 = LL 185a22 . do ṡochor Mumnech na míach, LL 139a13 . As alleg. n.pr. m.: Miach (son of Diancecht), ZCP viii 105.24 (cf. Airmed).

Compds. ¤bolg a bag containing a m.¤ , Corm. p. 36 s.v. prúll. ¤lestar a vessel containing a m.¤ : caindel fo miachlestur, Arch. iii 317 § 49.

míad

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Forms: m., m.

n o, n. and m. n s. m.¤ ṅglan, LL 128b28 . m.¤ ngart, ZCP viii 362.27 .

(a) honour, dignity, elevation: gl. fastus, Ml. 82b3 , Sg. 106b14 ; fastigium, Ml. 25d5 . is m.¤ mór ind apstalacht, Wb. 13b5 . miadh .i. airmhidin no onoir, O'Cl. m.¤ mār munimar manna a great honour we deem the heavenly food, ACC 88 ( RC xx 268 , glossed airmitiu mór, LU 977 ). nad goirfet gelmiad `that they will not stain their bright dignity', Laws i 10.29 . in ro-miad slónnte-si this glorious title (i.e. sons of God), PH 7871. fal ro- miad `abundance of great honours', RC xxvi 28 § 107. Of per- sonal dignity: áldem de dainib . . . eter met ┐ míad ┐ masse, TBC 5297. Fig. of a pers.: Cuchulaind . . . m.¤ curad cathbuad- ach, SC 33. Mælodor m.¤ sulc[h]ar sóer, ZCP viii 302.15 ; cf. miad. .i. uasal, O'Cl. Freq. in chevilles: m.¤ soerda, SP v 7 ( Thes. ii 295 ). mellach m.¤ , SR 1985. m.¤ milib bla, 767 . m.¤ cen bron, ZCP viii 312.26 . m.¤ nar lac, CRR 29.

(b) esp. rank, status of an individual, on which his privileges depended and which was officially recognized in his `lóg n-enech', see ZCP xiv 340. amuil bes a tothacht ┐ a grad ┐ a miadh in accordance with his possessions, status and rank, 342 § 5 . ro-airled dire caich fo m.¤ according to his rank, Laws i 40.13 . fethem [sic leg.] fo m.¤ feicheman (= the defendant's advocate must be of the same rank as the plaintiff's), 266.8 . ro hordaigit fir Herend . . . cách ar míadaib ┐ dánaib ┐ dlestunus according to their several ranks, callings and claims, LU 4218. tabair dam immad ecna . . . coro fhegur a m.¤ coir for cách, PH 3963. ní geibend a m.¤ fén do chuirp [leg. churp] in chóimded he does not show due respect, PH 5347. ar in m.¤ foramiset do fearaib E., is fai ro mided doib (i.e. they were paid in their own coin), Cog. 116.4 (leg. míach or meid?).

(c) is m.¤ limm I deem it honourable, consistent with dignity or self-respect: nír bo m.¤ leis beith for ban-tinchur, TBC 81. ni ro-m.¤ ┐ ni ro-maiss lessium comlund do dénum riss, 4651 . TBC² 2170. ní m.¤ lim mo ara do marbad, RC xiv 412 § 22. duine las ar mhiadh each do bhreith leis who deigned, Cog. 132 n. 7 = nec[h] ris arb [f]iu (text). nír bhó miadh lais Magnus C. do beith 'n-a righ fair, Marco P. 117. nir bo mied leis techt for sligid ele, CCath. 3517. níor mhiadh leó an t-athair do bhí acu they did not think their father good enough for them, ITS v 160.8 . FM vi 2254.21 . Is m.¤ dom: doruimin . . . nar bho miadh no maisi dho gan eolus . . . do beith aicce that it was not creditable nor becoming for him to be ignorant, Leb. Gab. i 222. 11 . In follg. exx. míad may be confounded with mían: iss occut d'aenur biat-sa cén bus m.¤ lat as long as thou wilt (? judgest fit), IT i 120.29 . gur bho miadh re holc `it would be courting evil' (of a rash enterprise), ML 128.20 .

(d) in subj. sense elevation of mind, pride, oft. in bad sense vainglory: ros-lín miad merda (of Eve), LL 126b18 . rom- gab-sa m.¤ ┐ borrfud, 273b41 . dia mbadh mé bud óctigern | nim-gébadh miadh ná maidhem, ZCP iv 468 § 8. nachat- geibed m.¤ menman no díumas, PH 6048. cúrbha miadh menman la gach n-óen a bhfegad `a mental glory', Marco P. 81. ba haithreach lais a mhiadh menman ┐ a ionnoccbháil, FM vi 2218.10 .

Compds.

(a) with subst.: tri míli miadbla imchloí ṅglicc, SR 2303 ; leg. miadmla?

(b) adj.: taithesc miadchar `a digni- fied answer', Tec. Corm. § 28. Mugain ¤mas, TFerbe 824 .

míadach

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Forms: Miadhach

adj o, ā. honourable, dignified, noble (of rank or charac- ter): Mathgamhain, miadhach an gein, Cog. 96.11 . an naomh miadhach Molaisi, BNnÉ 250.17 . ma Maire moir miadaig, Gorm. Nov. 1. tar eis a mic moir miadaigh (of Christ), Ériu iii 198.8 . na righna ro-mhiadhacha (leg. -miadcha), ZCP viii 208 § 45 . As alleg. n.pr. m.: Miadhach mac Menmanra[i]dh, Anecd. ii 64.2 . Of things: ainm m.¤ no onorach, Leb. Gab. i 280 n. 9 . for kalaind Mái miadaig, Gorm. May 1. Proud, uplifted: as clochda . . . cridhe miadhach mac duine, FM i 524.20 (poem). miadhach .i. uallach, O'Dav. 1207.

míadaige

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n [, f.] dignity, pride: m.¤ ┐ menmnaige, LL 149b4 .

míadaigecht

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n ā, f., honour, dignity: iar miadhaighecht accord- ing to rank, Laws iv 344.8 .

míadaigid

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Forms: miadaigestar, dimíadaides, miadugud

v honours ; pret. dursan nach Munremur miadaigestar 'tis pity that M. did not extol (him), LL 123b9 (Nuallguba Emire). Cf. 3 s. rel.) dimíadaides ` who contemns' (? disparages), Laws ii 320.15 Comm. vn. o ro gaib miadugud when he is made much of (of a pet cat), LB 164 marg. inf.

míadamail

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adj i, honourable, dignified, stately: go maoidhmheach miadhamhuil, ML 84.4 . Cf. tri míli miadbla, SR 2303 (: bliadhna; leg. miadmla?).

míadamlacht

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n ā, f., honour, dignity: ni dernai irlabhra budh aithis dá míadhamhlacht, CCath. 2551. miadhamhlacht De seacha duilib, BB 15a44 . Pride, elevation of mind: ro gabsat menma ┐ m.¤ a llos a nirt, Alex. 367.

míadamlae

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n [f.] honour, dignity, glory: a chumachta ┐ a mhiadamla (of Deity), Ériu ii 106 § 16. for deis Dé . . . hi ngloir ┐ i mmiadamlai, LB 251b25 . écnaig miadamlai railing against dignity (?), Tec. Corm. § 16.34 . di nert ┐ miadamlai, TBC² 3267.

míadamlatu

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n d, m., honour, dignity, glory: a Dhé . . . foillsigh do mhiadhamlataigh innum-sa, LB 278b52 . isin glóir ┐ isin miadamlataid ittā-som, PH 4676. a míadamlatai ┐ a inocbala oc lethad fón m-bith IT ii.2 36.304 .

míadlicht

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n (= míad-ṡlicht) grade of dignity or rank: togarmand . . . miadlechta titles of dignity, Laws iv 344.2 . miadhlechta ecna tra it ecsamla fri miadhlechtaib tuaithe, 354.15 . miadh- lechta filidh, H. 4.22 p. 67b ( O'C. 2070 ), of sections (slechta) in Law relating to grades and dignities.