mírbail

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Forms: -e, -i, mirbuileda, mirbuiled, mírbhuil, -bhuill, mírbal, -ball, mírbhuili, mírbuile, mirbuli, míorbhail

n f. (Lat. mirabil-is) Not in Glosses. Mid.Ir. n p. -e, -i; a p. mirbuileda, PH 2251. g p. mirbuiled, 2693 . With masc. pron.: ni mirbuil e (sic leg.), 2908 . mírbhuil, -bhuill (f.), IGT Dec. § 13 (p. 66.4) . mírbal, -ball, § 12.13 . mírbhuili (-builli incorrect), § 3.21 . d s. mírbuile, ex. 200 .

In earliest lit. used as pred. of cop. or adj. marvellous, wonderful: ba mírbuil a thoíden marvellous was his troop, Fél. Aug. 13. maccán mírbail, June 15 (: fírbail). luam Liss móir mírbuil `pilot of marvellous Lismore', Dec. 3. tegdas Dé . . . cona mílib mírbailib (of the Tabernacle), SR 4208 = teg- dais . . . i ndéndais firta ┐ mirbuli dírime m̅c̅ Dé do chantain, LB 120b11 ; perh. subst.

Later subst. a miracle, a wonder , gen. in relig. sense. Gl. miraculum, Ir. Gl. 695. ferta ┐ mirboile ingantacha do denam, PH 159. do chúimniugad na mormirbuli sin, 5402 . dogniter fertu ┐ mirmaili trethi-si, LU 3132. na míorbhaile do imir Dia ar Pharao, Keat. ii 261. go ndeárnadh Dia na míorbhaileadha so, Eochairsg. 66.6 . míorbhuilighe móra, 2.19 . foillsighid do mhíorbhuile go bhfuil h'ainm a bhfogus, Psa. lxxv 1. In wider sense: is mor in mirbuil i sin | inni do[g]niat na leomain, Ériu iii 145 § 25. dá maram is mírbhail dam, O'Gr. Cat. 453. 14 . As adv.: aontacht is maordhacht go míorbhail in wondrous degree , Keat. Poems 170.

mírbailech

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adj o, ā (late deriv. from mírbail)

(a) wonder-working: uasal-Mlaise mírbuilech, SG 18.6 . dealbh Muire mirbhailighi, Fl. Earls 48.11 . naomhloch miorbuileach, BNnÉ 135 iii b .

(b) miraculous, wonderful: sgéal míorbhaileach, TSh. 9771. do frioth go míorbhaileach naomhchorp [sic leg.] Antonius, Keat. iii 779.

mírbalda

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Forms: mirbulta

adj io, iā (mírbail) miraculous, marvellous: ingnad mor mirbolldai, PH 143. lassar mirbolla, 590 . mirbulta, 2862 . breo mírballa, BB 233a36 . menmanrad mirbulda, Cog. 72.1 . angcaire miorbhallda, BNnÉ 79 § 153.

mírbaldacht

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n ā, f.,

(a) miraculous nature; wonderfulness: ar noíme ┐ ar mirbuldacht a caingne, LB 139a42 .

(b) wonder, amazement: ata ingantus ┐ mirbollacht mor acainde imat dāla-su, 224a56 .

mire

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n ā, f., (mer) madness, frenzy, infatuation, used of ungoverned or reckless passion, conduct, etc., rather than of insanity, often of a temporary state due to excitement or anger, or of martial fury (sometimes in a favourable sense). mór coll ceille, mor mire, Thes. ii 296.8 (Cod. Boern.). eochair mire mellgal, ZCP vi 270 § 4. ro lín dasacht ┐ m.¤ in rig, PH 746. is math[g]amain ar miri, Fian. 60.16 . tri meic cen mórmiri, LL 141b38 . Temair . . . cen luathi cen læchmiri `frenzy of heroes', Met. Dinds. i 10. gabait na heilifaint for miri ┐ dasacht, Marco P. 114. ar mire mad , Deut. xxviii 34. an drong atá ar meire, Psa. cii 8. g s. as attrib.: do Pharaon mire infatuated , MacAingil 71.17 . In late lit. often of levity or frivolity, occas. in favourable sense of sprightliness, mirth: ainbhfios mor no mireadh, Luc. Fid. 253.20 . m.¤ ┐ macnas na hanma, TSh. 8723. lán do mhire, do mhenmain, do lúth ` energy ', FM vi 2234.18 . do bhí im' ruire-se m.¤ ┐ míne, Hackett xxxix 129 ( Keat. Poems 761 ). — In Anecd. i 39.3 : do bí mire a cuirr chíamair, read mise.

mírín

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n m. (dim. of mír) a little bit, small morsel: m.¤ aráin, Fél. 110.33 (quoted Keat. iii 770 ).

mirr

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Forms: miorr

n f. (Lat. myrrha) myrrh. m.¤ ┐ tuis is dergór (gifts of the Magi), SR 7540. PH 7017. Aráib co m.¤ co túis, LL 135b6 . miorr, Gen. xliii 11. íocluibh iomorro an mhiorr, TSh. 7685.

mirra

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n f. late form of mirr. corp Rolanduis do chumhdach do bhalsaimm ┐ do m.¤ , ITS xix 98.1 . do chumdaigetar cuirp . . . maille re m.¤ , BLism. 107rb36 .

mirrda

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io, iā adj. formed from mirr? tri .l.c. n-anart co ndath n-adarc m.¤ mán, LL 296a23 = SG 362.14 .

mirte

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n (Lat. myrtus?) a myrtle-shrub? mirti mora . . . ar na tarraiṅg a tendtaib talman, TTebe 1565 .

mis

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Forms: Mis

g s. in n.l. Sliab Mis , name of a mountain in Kerry , see Hogan Onom. s.v. māl Mis (.i. ríg montis), Ériu ii 5.14 (of Cúroí m. Daire).