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.

1 míl

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Forms: míl, mmíl, míl, míl, míla, mílta, míol, m.

n o, n. and m. n s. míl mbec, LU 10598 ( IT i. 139.1 ). (with art.) a mmíl , LL 250b7 . g s. míl. n p. míl, Fél. Ep. 219 ; generally míla, in late lang. also mílta. Mod. míol.

(a) an animal, used in wide sense of all the lower creatures, but never of human beings. miol .i. ainm da gach beatha- dhach, O'Cl. cech m.¤ beo, SR 1638. fanna míla marta `weak are the animals of March', CRR 6. míla in mara, ZCP viii 111.15 . muir míl, nem, talam, Met. Dinds. iii 6 (= mare belluosum). os muir mil, BB 403a28 . Often of cattle: ni lamad m.¤ firenn géisecht, TBC 6126. comindsaighidh mil bic ┐ mil moir (of cattle attacking each other), Laws iii 234.6 . conidh anbecht ma do ḟacsat mil nā duine, RC xviii 11.4 . corro airgset itir mil ┐ duine iat, ZCP xi 40.8 . mil buidhe, gl. lepus, Eg. Gl. 158 fo. 145a ( Arch. iii 202 ), a corruption of míl maige? m.¤ crín a moth: miolcrion, Eg. Gl. 417. Matth. vi 20. ar na n-ithe ó mhíoluibh chríona, Isa. v 2. m.¤ étgudo (gl. pediculum), a louse , Ench. Aug. 83b ( ZCP vii 484 ). mil edaigh, gl. pedicu- lum, Ir. Gl. 501. IT iii 103.6 . m.¤ indile a head of cattle: ar in mil n-indli, Laws v 86.14 Comm. Ériu iv 153 § 32. as inueachtain forágsat míol n-indile, FM ii 936.13 . cona farccaibhset míol n- innile, Hugh Roe 86.9 (fo 23a) . m.¤ maige a hare: in mil maige, gl. lepus, RC ix 237. miol muighe, Buile S. § 73 . mílta menm- nacha muighi, ÉC i 85.13 . inti nar leic essin mil maigi do Sil T. `the leveret of a hare', Cog. 66.11 (leg. ēss in m.¤ the track of a hare?). m.¤ mór a whale: mil mór, gl. cetus, Ir. Gl. 428 , cf. 865 . mil mor dorala docum tire, AU 752. a brú míl moir, Hy. i 37. fabra mil moir, Laws i 124.7 . garbchongair na mbledhmil . . . na milmór ┐ na libedhan, CCath. 4334. i mbroinn an mhíl mhóir, TSh. 4474. Gen. i 21. m.¤ úre (n p.) worms , Fél. Ep. 219.

(b) in restricted sense, a louse: a mila-side ┐ a dergnata, Aisl. MC 17.27 . lomrud ina mil batar im oilib . . . an éoin moir, RC x 74.21 . mila na heilifinnti, Arch. i 328.84 . TSh. 9792. Exod. viii 16.

(c) a hare: co nach fuaratur mucc nā m.¤ nā brocc (of hunters), Fian. 52.16 . le coin do bi i n-a rith ar mil, AU iii 58.3 . níor háirmhidh eilite ná broic ná thuait, Oss. vi 110.17 .

See also bled-, fiad-, tuag-míl.

2 míl

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Forms: mil, -míl, míl, mílid, miled, mílid, mílid, mmíled, miledaib, mílid, mílid, míledu, mílidh, mílidh, mílidhe, Mílid, Mílid, Míl, Míled

n d, m., early loan-word from Lat. miles. n s. mil, Sg. 47b2 . -míl, 66a8 . míl, Fél. June 3 , Sept. 28. a s. fri mílid , Wb. 24a17 . g s. miled, LU 6720 ( TBC² 2179 ). n d. mílid, PH 2636. n p. mílid, Fél. Prol. 73 , 77 . g p. inna mmíled , Wb. 11a10 . TBC 5866. d p. do miledaib , Wb. 3c1 . Mid.Ir. n s. mílid, already, Hy. vi 21 , TBC 3179 , 3805 ; n p. mílid; a p. míledu, Lat. Lives 89.2 , PH 2631 , (for n p.) 2637 . mílidh (g s. mílidh), IGT Dec. § 52. g s. gan treóir mílidhe is mná, ex. 1322 (metri gratiâ, : tíri-ne).

A soldier , gen. used of a professional one, but in wider sense in early lit. and in poetry. m.¤ .i. mílídh no gaisgeadhach, O'Cl. gl. tiro, Sg. 47b2 , miles 66a8 . m.¤ catha, Fél. Ep. 275. a m.¤ mindnár! (Eve to Lucifer), SR 1210 , cf. 1195 , 1225 . in milid morchalma (of Fer Diad), TBC 3179. co nā tomnide bad mílid acht bad manach, Lat. Lives 88. do thinoil Iulian Cessar a míledu, 89 . milig [milid v.l.] mormenmnach . . . i cathaib ┐ hi comlondaib, Ériu ii 182.11 . milid diarba comainm Longinus, PH 2873. is mathghamhna meardha . . . a míleadha, Todd Lect. iv 82 § 28. g s. as attrib.: atraig a bruth miled, TBC² 2179. do laigin miled, PH 2874. Of saints, etc.: epscop Sanctan . . . milid aingel, Hy. vi 21. m.¤ Críst, Fél. June 3 . in m.¤ slisgel (of the Archangel Michael), Sept. 29.

As n.pr. m. Mílid Espáine soldier of Spain, the name given to Golam son of Bile, mythical ancestor of the Goídil, called later simply Mílid; the n s. Míl does not seem to occur in this connexion. oenmac Bile .i. Milid Espáine, Galam a ainm díles, LL 12b51 . ocht meic Golaim . . . darb ainm Milidh Easpaine, BB 19a7 , quoted Leb. Gab. i 234. ba milidh mearchalma antí Golomh . . . conadh aire ro gairmedh an t-ainm as Milidh desiomh, ib. 236 . Galamh da ngairthí Milidh Easpáinne, Keat. ii 628. Bregoin mac . . . Bil | is dó robo mac Milid, LL 4a39 . secht meic Miled, ib. 41 . trén dollotar meic mil Mile [leg. Miled?], 134a31 = Todd Nenn. 240. gabail Erenn do maccaibh Milid Esbaine, MacCarthy 280.2 ( BB 9a53 ). Common in poetry in expression: meic (clann, etc.) Míled = Gaels, Irishmen: ó mhacaibh Míleadh Easbáin, TD 17.8 . tar Chloinn Mhilidh, 10.12 . do Mhacaibh Mílidh, Con- tent. v 79 . go maicne Míle Easpáine, Keat. Poems 1009.