mocha, mucha

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Forms: -a, -u, -i, mucha

n io, m., [and , f.?] (abstr. of moch). Gender doubtful: occurs always in d s., variously -a, -u, -i. Earliness; an early time (hour, etc.); used adverbially with prep. ar mucha ` in the morning ', Met. Dinds. iii 94.15 . i fairthe (.i. i mmochai), LU 434. fri uare na matne i mmucha imbarach, TBC 2089. atraactatar . . . i mmucha lá indiu early this morn- ing, 5238 . i mmuchui lai, IT i 126.1 . a mucha lai ┐ laithe, YBL 329a24 ( TMomera 154.3 ). rangatar . . . a mocha laoi dia luain at daybreak on Monday, Fl. Earls 22.6 . a mucha do lo iarnamarach, BNnÉ 116.5 . ro eirgeattar a mocha do ló, FM vi 2060.10 . a mucha na maidni, ZCP vi 65.3 . FM iii 232.9 . i mmocha soon; prematurely ; atbélai i mmúichi (i mmochai, Eg.), Trip. 220.1 . fingal etrom . . . nit-bērad i mmuchu it would not carry you off before your time, TBC 4300. scēraidh i mmuchu fria maithib in cenntair, Ériu ii 202 § 18 (YBL reading). iarna mairn co mucha after they had met with untimely destruction, Met. Dinds. iii 408.23 . As advbl. acc.? ó do milledh a [leg. an?] mucha sin hi `if it were violated so early as this', Misc. Hag. Hib. 125.8 .

mochacht

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Forms: mochat

n ā, f. (moch) earliness: ar thossach, ar m.¤ (: Fothart), ZCP xii 436 § 8 ( Rawl. 83b45 ) = mochat, LL 35b15 . cach maitne for muchacht, Met. Dinds. iv 196.12 .

? mocharracht

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ind : is trom baccaige ar na hechuibh do-geib betha go moch ┐ is mocharracht Celtica ii 42 § 31 . ? Leg. moch-ars[aidh]echt early old-age.

mochen

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adj. indecl. A development of mad-chin (cinid) Ériu xxix 16 . Later apparently understood as compd. of 1 s. poss. pron. and cin `love, favour', see follg. exx.: mochen bid chen do thichtu, a ardri, LL 268a47 ( MU 42.19 ). m.¤ ocus morochen, a meic Findloga, LL 366 marg. inf. ( Sits xxv 438 § 2 ). mo mōrchen do tiacht, Acall. 4523. mo cen-su bas welcome death! CCath. 3574. For another suggestion see Auraic. p. 347.

Used after cop. (generally understood) in sense fortunate, lucky, blessed: mochin ricfa in flaith sin happy he who will reach that kingdom, LL 371a48 . mochin tír asa tanic in mac, TBC 982 = as mogenar tir, St. Iosa Criosd, moc[h]in le mbia, ZCP xiii 14.12 . mo cros . . . mochen bís 'na haice-si, BCC § 154. as mocin dobeir an biadh blessed he who giveth food, Ériu iv 17 § 2. With neg.: ni mochin nech nos-fothraic nā tib dig unlucky is he who bathes without drinking, LB 94 marg. inf. nímchin [nimchen v.l.] fri tarrgraig tossaig `woe betide him that starts on a journey', Met. Dinds. iii 130.23 . briathra mer- drighe, ni mac[h]in millit menmain unhappy he whose mind they corrupt, ZCP iv 469 § 21. ní m.¤ cuma tic in turcharthe, Comp. CC. 119.8 ( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. iii ). Passing into sense welcome: m.¤ amlaid éc, LU 9964. m.¤ do thíchtu, a meic bic, . . . ar bith do mathar ┐ t'athar ┐ ni m.¤ do thictu fort féin, TBC 1039. m.¤ caladbolg, 5960 . m.¤ do thecht, a Luigh! RC xiv 261 § 43. do theacht sonn as mocheana, ML 144.32 . atdérthar ritt is m.¤ `they will say to thee Hail!' RC xx 12 § 21. m.¤, m.¤, a Brenaind, LL 366 marg. inf. Folld. by DO: bennacht for in n-irnai[g]the, mochin do neoch nodn-āile happy who- soever prays it, ZCP iii 33.28 . is m.¤ duib ye are welcome, IT i 99.11 . Aen. 342. muchean duit sund, 1870 . is e mocen do thecht dom serbis welcome is thy coming to my service, ZCP vi 25.22 (sic leg.). m.¤ d' ég festa ó so amach welcome be death, Comp. CC. 97.18 . mochean don tí tá innti, Keat. Poems 19. With FRI (? RIA): m.¤ re cach ṅdáim, Acall. 2731. Used loosely in cheville: i ndomnach De, is moc[h]en, | bērtar na næim ar naemnem, Ériu iii 144 § 21. ro thesc oenḟer, as mochin, Met. Dinds. iv 78 = ar mochin, TBC 733 ; as mo chion, St.

mochenón

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adj dim. from mochen and similar in meaning: rom chrideōn is mochenōn, Sitzungsb. der Preuss. Akad. xxv 439 § 9 ( LL 369 marg. inf.). ni mochenonn beith 'na ndáil it is ill fortune to oppose them, ZCP x 30.13 .

mochlaid

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adj. see moglaid.

mochóirge

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x = mochéirge, see moch, compds.

mochrach

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Forms: mochtráth

adv. early , see mochtráth s.v. moch, compds.

1 mocht

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x .i. mór, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 445. Probably an inference from mochta, mochtaide.

2 mocht

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n a wavelet? m.¤ gach ciuin-tonn mara mhóir, For. Foc. 59.

mochta

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adj io, iā great, mighty: mál machta (of Gideon), SR 5366. Maelodrán mór mochtae, Fél. Dec. 2. gein mór Mathai mochthai, May 6. fiche míled mochtae, Mar. 18 (glossed .i. machtha no moigthe no tormaigthi, Fél.² lix ). cach m.¤ , Laws v 438.21 . robat m.¤ indocbaithe, RC xxvi 50 § 275. cach dān mochto (mochta v.l.), ZCP xi 82 § 24 = mochtaide, 93 § 24 . m.¤ .i. tormach nó rosoisead, Lec. Gl. 124.