midṡeng, mideng

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Forms: Mideng

adj. of doubtful meaning; a compd. of 3 mid and seng slender?

(a) epithet of a spear-shaft: manais lethanglas for crúnd midṡing, TBC² 10. for crunn midhṡiṅg, 2840 (no -e- added above second -i-). for a chrund midenn, 3152 . manaís for crund miding, LU 9270. slegha . . . for crandaibh midhsenga, TBC 5538 St.

(b) of sea: co muir mideng, LL 306b40 ( SG 386.1 ).

(c) in prosody of a variety of `dian', the metrical form belonging to the curriculum of the fochlocán (see Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig ii 279 ); acc. to Thurneysen, IT iii 166 , the dian m.¤ corresponded in rhythm to the late Lat. trochaic tetrameter. dian midseng (mideng, midiṅg v.l.), IT iii 32 § 4 (distinguished from dian airseng, § 3 and d. iarṡeng, § 5 ); 70 § 24 ; 71 § 25 (midṡeng). dian mideng, Laws v 60.1 Comm. a ddēin miding milbriath- raig, IT iii 106.20 . focluc . . . for midshing, O'Mulc. 537 (gender due to dian).

(d) as hypocoristic npr. f. Mideng, RC xxiv 284.2 , see Wortk. § 33.

midsuí

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x see 2 mid.

midthromm

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adj o, ā. (3 mid) in prosody name of a species of `dian' (see Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig ii 278 ), cf. midṡeng (c). dian midthrom, IT iii 33 § 7. dian mitrom ┐ dian cendtrom, Laws v 60.2 Comm. focluc . . . for midtruim, O'Mulc. 537.

míduall

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n f.: dodhéan-sa míodhuaill ar sin (: crioth fhúar) `I shall cause horror', Ériu i 18.43 (= mí-uall?).

mifir

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Forms: mifri

adj. faint-hearted, downcast, despondent: mithfir .i. lag no aineolach, O'Cl. ni fortachtaig[i] Dia nach mifhir meirb, Trip. 88.29 . cia rāiter, ní mífferr (: ifernn), ZCP x 344 § 23. As subst.: occ mairgniughad ┐ occ m.¤ , Hugh Roe 152.22 (fo. 41a) ; leg. mifri?

mifre

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n , f., (mifir) despondency, sadness: la firu ferdacht, la mná m.¤ , LL 119b19 (`men must work and women must weep'). cen miffri, 134a14 ( Todd Nenn. 234 ). As quasi-vn.: oc derfa- daig ┐ oc mifri, TFerbe 43 4.

1 mifrech

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Forms: mif[r]ech

adj o, ā despondent, melancholy: a ndomgní miffrech mígnimach, Aisl. MC 93.25 . mif[r]ech (sic leg.), 45.3 . con- ḟacutar in sentuinne mongleith mifrigh, Corm. p. 37.7 (s.v. prúll).

2 mifrech

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n ā, f., moping, mourning: ic scailiud dér is ic mifrig, TFerbe 608 .

mifrige

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n , f., dejection, sadness: daronsat . . . toirse truag ┐ m.¤ , LB 224a28 . ro gab mifrigi ┐ maithnechus mor Ioseph, 134a13 = Todd Lect. vi 41.1 . ag toirsi ┐ acc mifridhe moir, IT ii2 130.122 .

migán

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n : it é inso ruidilsi cluiche .i. … folach migán 'the following are the games with total immunity: … hide-and-seek (?)' Celtica viii 149, 151 (Mellbretha) .

mil

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Forms: mil, melo, mela, mil, Milbheoil, milbéla, milbuilci

n i, f., d s. di mil , Wb. 7d9 (only instance in Glosses). g s. frois melo , AU 717 ; later mela. mil f. IGT Dec. § 149.

Honey: gl. mel, Ir. Gl. 974. m.¤ .i. mel ro truailled and (i.e. it is a corruption of Lat. mel), Corm. Y 888. im ur do macuibh airiuch, m.¤ do macuib righ, Laws ii 148.22 Comm. cóic fichit bargen cruithnechta . . . iarna fuine tria m.¤ , FB 9. m.¤ is mes in cech tir (sign of a prosperous reign), ZCP viii 109.4 . deol mela a mecna[ib] ibair (of a futile undertaking), Aisl. MC 71. 28 , cf. buain mhela a mecnaib iobhuir, Anecd. ii 72. criathar mela honey-comb , PH 6711. milse na meala, TSh. 585. (cryptic) maincil .i. mil Goid. 78 § 227 (Dúil Laithne) . mincil(l) .i. mil 76 § 91 , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Compds. ¤bél n. honey-mouth , freq. as epithet: Conan Milbel mac in Dagda, RC xiii 9.13 , cf. Ériu v 224.99 . Cermait milbel mac an Dagda, Fian. 42 § 7 , cf. LL 266a38 ( MU 30.9 ). g s. Chearmada Milbheoil , Keat. i 108.6 . Loegair[e] Milbél, TBC 4832. pl. milbéla druinecha `skilful women are honey- mouthed', Tec. Corm. § 13.37 . ¤bláith: Maol Milscothach milblaith, Anecd. ii 68. ¤bolc m. honey-bag: g s. (as ā,f.) mac milbuilci mela, Aisl. MC 123.36 . ¤briathrach sweet-worded: a ddēin miding milbriathraig, IT iii 106.20 . ¤scoth: aliu tech Midchuarta milscothaib with honeyed words (?), IT iii 51 § 94 . miollscoithi .i. milisbhriathrach, O'Cl. ¤scothach: Mane m., BDD 42 , cf. Ériu ii 184.6 . Maol M. .i. milisbriath- rach, Anecd. ii 47.16 . ¤tenga a sweet tongue, persuasive eloquence: atcota m. brethemnus, Anecd. iii 12.23 . Ailill Milteṅga, ZCP viii 218.13 . TBC 5471. ¤tengaid (i,m. ?) one gifted with persuasive eloquence (?): bá dirsan nád boí m. dognéth córai fri Grécu, TTr.² 910. ¤tengthach: techtaire mláith m., Ériu iii 106 § 44.