mincecht

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n ā, f., (late abstr. from menic) frequency: gach min- ceacht [minca v.l.] do mharbhas Iubhul . . . as i in menca sin . . . do dhiglas fuil Crist as often as I slew a Jew, so often did I avenge, ITS xix 86.7 . í dá minceacht do mholfainn however often I might praise her, A. Ó Dálaigh xi 11. ni fes ca mincacht how often , Rosa Angl. 144.4 .

mincigidir

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Forms: minci- gestar

v g. dep. (menic) becomes frequent: pret. ro minci- gestar , gl. increbruit, Ml. 36a40 . Cf. menicnigid.

mincil(l)

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(cryptic) see mil.

1 mind, minn

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Forms: mind, m., ṁmind, m., mínd, mínd, mind, miond, mind, mionna

n o, n. and m. n s. mind n-abstalacte, Wb. 20d6 . (with art.) a m.¤ , Thes. i 491.28 . a ṁmind-sa, Fel. Dec. 18. m.¤ n-óir, TBC 1557. n p. mínd, Ml. 18d14 . a p. inna mínd , Thes. ii 29.29 . For quality of final consonants, see Auraic. 4395 : mind iphin and (i.e. Ogham io). miond (mionn), pl. mind, mionna (anomalous), IGT Dec. § 60.

(a) a distinguishing badge or emblem of honour or rank , esp. one worn on the head, a crown, diadem , etc.: gl. insigne, insignia, Ml. 18d14 , 25d8 , 35d16 , 129c5 , Bcr. 41c1 ; stigmata, Wb. 20d6 ; diadema, Tur. 95 ( Thes. i 491 ). m.¤ . . . a mund[i]tia .i. on gloine, Corm. Y 900. m.¤ n-óir budi in folt fordatuigither, FB 45. m.¤ doberar for cend miled (gl. bratium), O'Mulc. 123. barrin .i. m.¤ cind, Aen. 1587 (= tiaras, Virg. Aen. vii 247 ). Worn by kings: stuag . . . os chind ind ordnide . . . amal m.¤ ríg, FA 8. adchondairc na riga . . . oc gabail a m.¤ for a cennai, TBC² 3464. dia mberad a m.¤ oir do chind na rigna, LU 4224. m.¤ rígda, PH 2118. By druids or sages: tri druide . . . co minnaib airgid (for a g[c]ennaib, Eg.), RC xxiv 144.7 . Anecd. ii 79.12 . is tre fir flaitheman rosaig cech dān mochtaide m.¤ suithe, ZCP xi 93 § 24 (perh. fig. apex of knowledge). By soldiers: a scabail fona minnaib sliptha soradhaircc `their helmets under their diadems' (? crests), Marco P. 61. ro bean a m.¤ catha dia chind helmet (?), D IV 2, 67rb10 . um armaib ┐ um mórminnaib ` crests ', Caithr. Thoirdh. 41.21 . Of other insignia: a dō secht ṅdeich . . . tuidmide dronmind dergóir (of bells on high priest's robe), SR 4506. minn duirn, Anecd. iii 307 § 20. claideb . . . ba m.¤ rígraide Inse Fáil, Met. Dinds. iii 122 (cf. 2 mind). m.¤ do luir for a chend a laurel-wreath , Aen. 1027. Cf. Eochu . . . dofeid (.i. aisnéidh) fianna fo minn- aib (.i. arraib), LL 393a53 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 22 § 1 , where Meyer explains he leads warrior-bands under crowns (an allu- sion to winning the kingship); the gl. in LL seems = soldiers' pay (? sureties, oaths , cf. d).

(b) a halidom or venerated object , esp. something connected with a saint, secondary relics Peritia xvii-xviii 223 , Studies in the Cult of Saint Columba 138 ; freq. in religious lit. mo chros . . . minn co mbloidh, ZCP x 342.4 . scrin Coluimcille ┐ a minna olchena, AU 877. minda Colaim Chille .i. Clog na righ ┐ an Chuilebaidh ┐ in da soscéla, RC xviii 12.26 (Tig.). na seacht mionna battar . . . ag Maodhóg . . . .i. an Bhrec ┐ an Bhachall Bran- duibh, etc., BNnÉ 244 § 195. ceall co minnaib, Laws v 222.17 Comm. do chumhdach minn ┐ mainisdrech, Lism.L. 872. airdmhionn Connacht .i. an Buacach Patraig chief halidom, FM iv 790.4 . gan leabhair náid mionna i reighléis, Keat. iii 2767 . Such halidoms were frequently used for taking oaths on and making compacts, see Plummer, VSH p. cv and n. 9 ib. iar comlugi fo minnaib Brigti ┐ Caemgin, LL 32a19 (scribal note above line). m.¤ cotaig (of a bell used for swearing a covenant), BColm. 26.21 .

(c) transf. of persons, commonly used of heroes, kings, saints: Moisi minn os betha barc, SR 3865. ar m.¤ n-axal `our diadem of colloquies' (of Colum C.), ACC 82 ( RC xx 266 ). mál m.¤ mór (of the druid Cathbad), IT i 68.16 . epscop Mel m.¤ rígi, Fél. Feb. 6. Feb. 12. Mar. 29. m.¤ slúaig (of Bress), Met. Dinds. iii 218.23 . m.¤ teglaigh ┐ sloigh, Fian. 6.9 . m.¤ amra i[a]rthair domain, Cog. 30.16 . fuair-sum olc dia Mairt in m.¤ the hero himself met with disaster on Tuesday (?), Ériu v 246. 241 . a Muire, a m.¤ mormaisech, Ériu i 122.12 . a Mhíchéil mo mhionn! A. Ó Dálaigh xxxii 11. m.¤ .i. uasal no suí, O'Dav. 1220. Of things: celebrad cóir . . . is m.¤ cach muid mōir the crown of every great work, Ériu i 64.1 . Folld. by defining gen.: mionn sgine a treasure of a blade, TD 33.2 . mionn saltrach a precious psalter , Gofraidh Fionn iii 14 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). minn sbuir, Ir. Review 1912 p. 471 § 6 . With gen. in certain stereotyped phrases: ba m.¤ mbetha (of a flock of sheep), Anecd. i 57 § 58. ba m.¤ craidi doib the darling of their hearts, BB 436b32 . ba m.¤ súla sloigh the cynosure , Acall. 147 (of a drinking-horn). mionn súla (of a weapon), TD 33.5 . mionn súl áille gach ubhaill, Gofraidh Fionn v 20 .

(d) an oath, vow , use arising from custom of swearing on halidoms; in earlier exx. the word refers rather to the halidom itself than the oath, but in time comes to mean `oath' in general; both senses are combined in follg. ex.: do ṡín . . . a lámh amach . . . do thabhairt na mionn ┐ níor ḟéad se a chrobh do druid fa na mionnaibh, Ériu v 98.6 . amail . . . dobertha mionna riu, ib. 140 § 130 . iar sarughudh . . . a mhind dó after he had violated his oath, AU ii 138.4 . tucatar cuir ┐ minda dó air sin `sureties and oaths', BCC § 256. tug rí Frangc a minna fon ændia cumachtach, ZCP vi 34.17 . minic dobheirim re bréig mionna an leabhair I swear falsely by the book, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 10. mo chéad-aingeal liom gach laoi | mionn nach caoi éadaingean í `I swear it is (? a surety that it is) no unsafe way', xx 15 . dobheara mhionna shall swear, Isa. iii 7. do ben minna da ṡiair fa marbad uile he made his sister swear to kill them all, Maund. 82. Content. xvi 169. amail no betais d'áen-mindaibh (i.e. as if they had conspired together), Expug. Hib. § 83. aingil nó naoimh do luighe mar mhiond, Carswell 219. mionna (defined as calling God to witness that one has spoken truth), Luc. Fid. 98.3 .

Compds. ¤a crowned king: saighfidh mindrígha, Lism.L. 2808. With adj.: míl ¤nár, SR 1210 (leg. mín-nár?). Mainchin ¤bán ` fair-diademed' (?), Gorm. Jan. 13. tocbail croiche caemh-Crist | in meirge moir ¤glain, ib. Sep. 14. Muchius ¤noem, June 15 .

2 mind

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n (same word as 1 mind?) a blade or weapon? dercsait a minna [minda v.l.] a llind chró, Hy. v 65 (glossed .i. a ggau F; .i. a n-airm T). ? uathbhas Eamna Maiche .i. feiss fuirrí co minnu, BB 267a42 = co n-idnu, BR 6.10 . dar lium is inann ailt ┐ minn, amail adeir Duil: ma tonnach fo rinde araili toingthi fo ailt neime .i. fo na minnaib is aith amail altain `he swears by a virulent weapon, i.e. by the weapons that are keen as a razor', O'Dav. 160 (the gloss seems explanatory, minn = the halidom or object sworn on, in this case a blade).

mindchecht

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n ā, f., (mindech) beggarly condition, poverty, misery: ni fil m.¤ bed huilliu quam buith for ochtrach (gl. ultima mendicitate), Ml. 129c2 . ar mú semi-se ┐ mu m.¤ isna fochaidib (pro mei adtenuatione), 22d1 . tria mmincecht (per tenuitatem), 28d15 .

mindchichthe

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io, iā. (part. adj. from mindchigidir) reduced to beggary, indigent: (compar.) intí as [s]émiu .i. intí as mind- chichthiu, gl. tenuior, Ml. 19d8 .

mindchigidir

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Forms: mindchigitir

v g. (mindech) begs, is a mendicant: mindchigitir (gl. emendicant), Ml 36c18 .

1 minde

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n [, f.] abstr. from 2 menn (mend). A stammer; stam- mering, stuttering: teóra anmi . . . .i. cluíne ┐ m.¤ ┐ guille, SC 5. ro gab tonn medrach minni (minne MSS.) has begun to murmur sullenly, Bruchst. i § 156 .

2 minde

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n conā farcaib in gaeth . . . m.¤ lúatha cen scuabad lee `a speck of ashes', Aisl. MC 11.15 ; a singulative from min (men) `flour', Meyer.

mindech

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Forms: mindechu

adj o, ā. loan-word from Lat. mendicus, in Ml. glosses tenuis in sense poor, wretched: a p m. inna mindechu , gl. tenuiores, 26c18 , cf. 27d3 , 28c7 . m.¤ quasi mendic ab eo quod est mendicus .i. bregach lying , Corm. Y 893 (confusion of mendicus and mendax). minneach .i. brég, O'Cl.