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.

1 mían

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Forms: mían, meinn, miana, miana, mian, mian, -a, míanta, míanad, méine

n n. and m. n s. mían ṅ-ingen, Thes. ii 291.14 . g s. mir meinn , Laws v 486.12 . gairbe in gád-méin, Met. Dinds. ii 46.20 . miana, PH 7761. n p. miana. g p. mian, PH 7817. mian (m., g s. -a), IGT Decl. § 95. A late pl. míanta (really < *míanad vn. of míanaid) occurs, Oss. v 40.15 . In Mod.Ir. also fem., g s. méine, perhaps through influence of 2 méin.

Desire, inclination; object of desire , with subj. gen. ba m.¤ ṅ-ingen ocus ban the darling of girls and women, Ml. Poems 1 § 6 ( Thes. ii 291 ). ben Fhaelain | mór saerḟer diar bu ḟir-m.¤ many noble men desired her, Met. Dinds. iv 342 ( LL 201b15 ). ropad he mo m.¤ . . . eterscarad mo chuirp ┐ m'anmma, PH 6888. do reir m.¤ do cholla, 7817 . ticfa m.¤ na mbadhbh don bhert the scaldcrows will get their desire (i.e. their glut of carnage) from the event, Acall. 7590. salma senais riaghail ócc | dob iad sin miana Máodhóg, BNnÉ 279 § 264. miann ngalar the desire (appetite) of the sick, Laws iv 176.4 . mir mend (.i. mian mna torrcha) `the longed-for morsel', Laws i 174.32 , 180.5 = m.¤ meinn, v 486.12 . cen mír mein, R.I.A. 23 Q 6 p. 15b ( O'C. 1707 ). With obj. gen.: m.¤ bíd, PH 6911. m.¤ toli Dé do chomalliud, 8037 . damm-anic-sea miand mannair ḟuirthi a longing to destroy it, LL 230a26 ( TTr. 957 ). m.¤ turaid gibe ar a ṁbeth whosoever may desire dry weather, Arch. iii 236 § 1. da mbeith m.¤ oinigh orrtha, Ir. Texts ii 105 § 16. gruaidh . . . gan mhian a molta, PBocht 16 § 28. With prep.: m.¤ imm ṡalond a wish for salt, IT i 43.12 . le grádh 's le m.¤ don Osgur, Oss. vi 18.8 . m.¤ d'airgead, Hackett lvi 13. an m.¤ do bhí ar I. ré bás d'fhaghbháil, TSh. 6065. flaith gá dtarla a mhian do mhnaoi whose desire fell on a woman, PBocht 125 § 21. do mharbadh a mhiana its lust (of the body), 102 § 28 , cf. ar marbhadh na méinne, 56 § 5.

is m.¤ limm I like, desire: co ra[b] m.¤ leis in nádúir maith do dénum, PH 7394. ba mh.¤ liom-sa go gcluinnfinn an ceól, Oss. vi 42.5 . ba m.¤ ris a cur uadha, Matth. i 19. ni thuigim créud as m.¤ leis san trisd sin I do not understand what he means by this (word) curse, Rule of Tall. § 106.

do m.¤ with the desire (intent) of, in order to: do mharb [Irúath] an macraid, do m.¤ Mac Dé do chur docum báis, Maund. § 82. do mh.¤ an eimheltais do seachna to avoid pro- lixity, BNnÉ 274 § 250.

Compds. ar mhíanbruith na colna (= carnis luxuriam), TSh. 10413 ; 7886 , 8037 . mianglacadh eager grasp , MR 238.3 . See also míangus.

Cf. 2 méin (prob. orig. same word).

2 mían

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n mineral, ore , see 1 méin.

1 míanach

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adj o,a. (1 mían) desirous, eager, wishful: m.¤ cech guidech, Arch. iii 229.101 . m.¤ gach baoth lustful , Corm. Y 875 , cf. Ériu ix 47 § 20. ba miannach a aiscena he longed for sight of her, Met. Dinds. iv 326. fon ait ina m.¤ re nech beth the place where one likes to abide, Laws i 298.14 Comm. Transf. an object of desire: m.¤ cach aín `a thing which every one desires' (?) (i.e. salt), i 142.11 Comm. (leg. m.¤ cach án?). As n.pr. m., Mart. Don. Apr. 23 , July 18 .

2 míanach

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Forms: míanach, -aigh, -aighi

n o, m., (2 mían) míanach (g s. -aigh, n p. -aighi), IGT Dec. § 55.15 . Ore; a vein of ore, a mine: mar sigemnaig builg oc berbad míanaig, Corm. p. 36 s.v. prúll. ic méinlegad mian- naig, LL 218b45 ( TTr. 133 ). m.¤ óir, Keat. ii 1910. m.¤ prais no umha, ITS xiv 40.20 . go bhfuil míanach ag an airgiod a vein for the silver, Job xxviii 1. Fig.: caor do mhianach Ádhaimh (i.e. a descendant of Adam), Dán Dé x 14. caor . . . do mhian- ach nimhe, Studies 1931, 83 § 28 . sal mianaigh arsaidh Ádhaimh, PBocht 56 § 6. inann ainm, inann mianuch | dō- so 's do Niall Naighiallach nature, disposition , Ir. Texts ii 96 § 35 . ní m.¤ maith iad a good breed , E. O'Rahilly 274.27 (1911 ed.).