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).

1 mísach

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n (mí `month'?) a calendar? name of a halidom or relic: tri mergi acu .i. in chathach ┐ in clog Padraic ┐ in M.¤ Cairnig, RC xxiii 404.16 = MS. Mat. 600.17 ; probably a calendar or martyrology , see O'Curry, op. cit. 600 , and RC xxxiv 36.

2 mísach

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Forms: mísach, míscha, míosach, míonsach, míseach, míosach

n f. mísach, IGT Dec. § 37 (no pl.); g s. snúadh óir na míscha , ex. 953 . Perhaps a plant-name: míosach ` fairy-flax ', O'R. míonsach (míosach, míseach) id., Dinneen . míosach (míseach) ` pansy, spurge ', Hog. Luibh. See minmach.

1 miscad

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n f. a curse, malediction, esp. of comminatory utterances of saints; perhaps compd. of mí- and scoth `words, speech', as suggested by Corm. Y 859 : miscath .i. mí-innsci. Scath .i. innsci; folld. by O'Cl. : mio- scaith .i. mi-innsci no drochinnsce (cf. roscad). miscaid .i. mallacht ut est miscaid fri ceird cainti, O'Dav. 1211. miscath .i. mallacht, Lec. Gl. 310. aincis is mioscaith . . . dha ṡenainm na mallachta, For. Foc. 29. trí[s]t ┐ m.¤ Patraic . . . for cech flaith, Ériu i 219.5 . nach miscath doratad . . . for cech n-oen conascar regt nDe, Anecd. iii 25. fó míscaid bretheman brátha, FA 34. fagcbaim . . . miscid . . . for Coisemnach, BColm. 78.6 . eirgg dot tig ┐ beir miscaid a curse with you! LL 272a30 = RC xiii 381.7 . tre misgaith naomh-Ruadhain, BNnÉ 323 n. 9 . do chedhaigh . . . a misccaith ┐ a mallacht d'inis Éiremhóin, FM vi 2294.26 .