minnaigid

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Forms: mionnughadh

v g, (late denom. from 1 mind) swears, vows: an té mhionnaighes a mbréig, Luc. Fid. 98.20 . ro minnaig . . . fo n-a chubhus . . . go ffacatar a shuile fein in sepel, Fl. Earls 132.5 . do mhionnuigh sise go gceilfeadh gach ní, Keat. ii 5276. gur mhionnuighsead uasaileacht do chloinn I. `swore vassa- lage', Content. xvi 179. mionnocha[i]m thú `I adjure thee', Eg. Gl. 455. vn. mionnughadh, Gen. xxiv 3.

minne?

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Forms: m.

ind lesaigit . . . uas brut mæt[h] co m.¤ , Corm. Y 179. cia beth nech ic ól chorma | ┐ banna sin-linde | ┐ m.¤ nosn-ódra, LB 232 marg. sup.

minntán

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Forms: menntan, menntain

n io, m., name of a small bird, a titmouse (? snipe): is e in mintan cid banēn, Auraic. 542 (i.e. the word is masc. even when denoting a female bird) = menntan, 3172 (YBL). minntan, 3226 . ? mindtan cenann cirdub ┐ srian dergoir fris, Laws v 276.5 Comm. (item in a fantastic dowry; transld. `kid'). an meanntán idir na héanaibh, TSh. 3057. pl. Ciarraige ┐ menntain (both easily intoxicated), Tec. Corm. p. vi .

minntus

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Forms: míndtus, minntus

n o, m., the herb mint: míndtus (in list of herbs), LB 101 marg. inf. minntus, Rosa Angl. 94.3 . m.¤ uisci (= mentha aquatica), Arch. i 331.23 . sug an mindais, O'Gr. Cat. 193.25. deachmhuidh an mhionntais, Matth. xxiii 23.

1 minta

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n (Lat. mentha) mint: in m.¤ (gl. mentha), RC ix 243.

2 minta

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Forms: mindta, mentæ

n (pl.) small birds (of a particular species?): feib ras léic seíg for mintu, TBC 3792 (= fo mionnta, St.; fa mhionéu- naibh, Eg. 106 ); 6055 . amal timairces seig mintu, LL 408a36 ( TTr. 2219 ), cf. TTr.² 1356. tri heoin . . . ní āile fer tire cuit inntu: mindta, corr, seig, O'Dav. 1480 (sing.?). (prov.) is fēn for mentæ .i. morchumus for becpersain, O'Mulc. 752 (sing.?). See minntán.

3 minta

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adj io, iā. shattered, minced, in fragments: co ros-cuir uad i n-a n-ágaib minta ┐ i n-a cethramthanaib fodalta, CRR 47 , cf. TBC 2979. do chnámi mintai, 1856 . As subst.: go ndernsat mionta becca de fragments , TFrag. 186.8 .

minúit

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n [f.] (Lat. minutus) a division of time, the tenth part of an hour: pars go leith i m.¤, da minuit go leith i ponc, ceíthri puinc i n-uair, MR 108.10 .

minúr

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adj. and subst. m. (Romance loan-word < Lat. minor) a Friar Minor, Franciscan: brathair bocht míonur, O'Curry MS. Mat. 551.29 . provincial uird minuir S. Pronseíss, Fl. Earls 36.13 . ona braithribh minura, Maund. 257. coisecrad tempuil na mbráthar minúr, ALC i 354.23 . múr na mbrathar minabur, ZCP viii 111.23 .

mir?

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ind m.¤ pluc (gl. rubigorium), Ir. Gl. 750 ; Lat. and Ir. obscure.

mír

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Forms: mmír, míre, mire, mírend, mírenna, mír, míre

n n, neut., later m. and f. n s. (with art.) a mmír ṁbāstid- barthae, Ml. 76a16 . g s. in míre , LL 166b23 . mire, Laws v 156. 13 . a p. mírend, LU 9110 ( FB 84 ). Later Mid.Ir. pl. mírenna, Laws iii 204.10 . mír, m. and f., g s. n p. míre, IGT Dec. § 45.

(a) a bit, small piece, morsel, commonly used of food, often = bite, mouthful: gl. morsus, Ml. 76a16 ; mica, Ir. Gl. 156. m.¤ quasi mur a nomine mursum [= morsus] latine , Corm. Y 942. dodasfuaid cos[in] n-oenmír to the last mouthful, SR 3860. m.¤ feolai a morsel of meat, Mon. Tall. § 6. in m.¤ no chuired a mac ina beol, LB 156a22 . tuc sí mírenna beca dhó (of food), Buile S. § 28 . a mirenna feoir ina mbeolaib (of horses), CCath. 3480. go ndearnadh míre mionbhruithte da ceann, Keat. ii 3052 . mir mend, Laws i 174.32 (see mian). Contemptuous, of a pers.: a mh.¤ do dhuine! hop-o'-my-thumb , IT iii 91 § 127 = Bruchst. i § 60 . Of space: mir ó topar co lind `the extent from the well to the pond', Laws iv 212.6 Comm.

(b) hence ration, portion of food, meal, nearly = `cuit', of solid food as oppd. to liquid (cf. W. tamaid). deoch ┐ m.¤ dam, a ben! bite and sup, LU 4350. boi C. co cend mís cen mir cen dig cen biad, 10020 . lāntṡāsad eter dig ┐ m.¤ , Corm. Y 619. dam co tinniu, issed mir (.i. cuit) cach fir, BDD 94. uball a mbiad m.¤ duine big enough for a man's meal, RC xviii 150.18 . m.¤ curad `the champion's bit', the portion of meat assigned to the foremost in valour (cf. curadmír): lotar na curaid do chos- nam in míre curad, LL 166b23 . m.¤ curaidh do thabhairt don tí ba foirtille i bhfeidhm aoinfhir, Keat. ii 3069. In later poetry often = prize, palm: a m.¤ churadh is chugam do díorgadh, Keat. Poems 1595. m.¤ curadh chéoil na Banbha, Studies 1920, 98 § 9 . m.¤ Míchil ` Michael's portion', a portion of food set aside at meals for the poor: gnáthughadh . . . na míre Míchil i nÉirinn, Keat. iii 634 ; ib. 3147 .

(c) a part, division, share: treis mir uaire one-third of an hour, ITS xiv 136.22 . is í Alba do ráinig mar mhír ronna dó as his share, Keat. ii 5820. 'san cheathramhadh m.¤ don Ghaedhilg ré ráidtear Béarla Teibidhe, 948 . feadh saoghail an duine, roinntear 'n-a sheacht míribh, TSh. 10210.

(d) in late poetry often prize, palm (= curadmír): is m.¤ do rugais tar iomad dá n-ógaibh, E. O'Rahilly xxii 88 (ed. 1911). mac máthar dá ndáilid filidh m.¤ ós mnáibh, O'Bruad. ii 186.8. Of a pers.: Cormac . . . m.¤ cruadha ┐ cothaighthi Connacht ` champion ', ALC ii 264.25 . an m.¤ cruadha Conullaig, Ir. Texts ii 36 § 10. (cryptic) maincir .i. cir (? leg.mir) Goid. 78 § 226 (Dúil Laithne) . muincir .i. mír 76 § 83 , ZCP xlix-l 612-13 .