mónannán

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n o, m., (dim. of mónann) a bog-berry: IGT Dec. § 35. ní deirgi mám m.¤ , ex. 926 .

monar

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n o, n. and m., later also ā,f. Work, occupation, employment in wide sense. m.¤ gach ní doní neach, For. Foc. 9. m.¤ .i. obair, O'Cl. monur .i. gnim maith, H. 3.18 p. 539b ( O'C. 1300 ). monor cen oircessacht, ZCP iii 450.1 . ba he . . . a monur .i. ingairi chaerach, YBL 155a50 . ni dingnet . . . na fireóin nách monor aile, LU 2672 = RC xxv 248 § 28. monur lai a day's work, Laws ii 36.9 Comm. dena . . . do mod ┐ do m.¤ , LB 112b3 ( MacCarthy 64.16 ). m.¤ fer Fene, TBC² 1034 = obair fer F., 206 . ní ra bi isin Gréic ule nech cen m.¤ unoccu- pied , TTr.² 603 . ind eclas do mothugudh | ní m.¤ duine daoibil, ZCP x 45.3 . maith m.¤ fil limsa, triall occ cosnamh . . . na firinne, BNnÉ 324 § 40. Often with sense of effort, difficulty, a hard undertaking, etc.: cor bo m.¤ dó a immdítin he had hard work to defend himself, Mer. Uil. 74. gur bho leath monair dhúinn bheith ag réidhiughadh ar n-arm . . . ó chéile it re- quired half our efforts to extricate, Ériu i 91.26 = let-monur, Cog. 182.19 . is mór in monur d'áentúaith bic fulaṅg na huli Greci, LL 234a32 ( TTr. 1277 ). Caoílti bá monor a rith who was a hard runner (?), Duan. Finn i 67.26 .

Common in chevilles (generally treated as neut.): m.¤ n-ada, SR 6519. m.¤ cert, 4329 . m.¤ ndein, 4643 . m.¤ nglan, 999 . m.¤ nglé, 427 . Hy. i 37. m.¤ ngrind, Acall. 2516. monur mer, Ériu iii 142 § 2. maith an monur, BR 184.20 .

As ā,f. in phrase: dobeir i monair (immonair) sets about (a task, undertaking), undertakes, sets going: atagur gním mor do thabairt i mmanair .i. cocad fri Grécu, LL 228b25 ( TTr. 850 ) = do tobairt monair, BB 422a43 . is me dobeir dogres i monoir [sic leg.] catha ┐ debtha, Aen. 1691. is rit doraga inní doberi [leg. dobir i] monair your own machinations will turn against you, 1750 . da tuccadh si immonair anmanna . . . do todusccadh, CCath. 4095. ni leicci a torractain immonair thou dost not allow it to be carried out, 4042 . With omission of prep.: cidh edh doberadh somh monair co ndingéntais tir ṡoimtecht[a] do mhuincinn mara . . . ro soised leo even if he had set them to work to make traversable land of the surface of the sea, they would have succeeded, CCath. 3452. ic tairmesc sida . . . ┐ ic tabairt cogaid manair setting on foot war, BB 254b18 . asé . . . tuc monoir cath eitir feraibh T. ┐ Gailenga who brought about battle, CS 164.3 .

monarach

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adj o, ā. (monar) active, industrious: fer mín . . . mor- mhonarach, Buile S. § 2 .

? monarán

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Forms: mónarán

n o, m., (dim. of monar) occupation, pastime: sásadh saicchim-si, | suairc an m.¤, | deoch don uisgi-si, Buile S. 94.18 ; transld. ` bog-berry ', cf. mónarán ` bog-berry ', O'R. ; mónarán (variant form of mónadán bog-berry ), Dinneen .

monarc

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Forms: monairc

n o, m., (Romance loan-word) a monarch: Alexander, m.¤ mór, MS. Mat. 566.45 (Cuchoigcriche Ó Cléirigh). pl. ríogha is monairc , ib. 40 .

monarugad

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n m. (monar) the act of working; occupation, employ- ment . do monorugud manach, LB 261b marg.

monasach

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adj o, ā. epithet of a tunic or garment: teora lene monasacha, TBC² 3322. lene gel manáisech, TBC 5248 = monasach, St., H.

? monatar

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Forms: monabar

n an cluas ag eisteacht leis an m.¤ ag tabhairt míchlú ` monitor' (?), ZCP iv 450.14 . Leg. monabar (= mon- bar)?

monbar

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x see monmar.

moned, monad

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n (British or Pictish loanword found in Scottish place-names cf. W. mynydd. See The Companion to Gaelic Scotland 152 , The Celtic Place-Names of Scotland 391-98 , see also Ainm v 52-58 ). Orig. the mountainous region north of Forth-Clyde line; by metonomy Scotland bellum Mónid Chroibh inter Pictores , AU 727. bellum Monith Carno, 728 . rex Pictorum citra Monoth , 781 . Sliab Monaid i nAlbain, Acall. 4675. Rí Monaid (= Rí Alban) (used of Malcolm II) The Companion to Gaelic Scotland 152 .

mong

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Forms: mong, muinge, moinge, muṅgga, moṅga

n ā, f., mong f. g s. muinge, moinge, IGT Dec. § 158.

(a) orig. a lock or tuft of hair: gl. cirrus, Sg. 159a7 . do berrad a mor-muṅgga (of Samson), SR 5362 (n p.). Later hair (coll.), a head of hair, always of long and abundant, never close- cropped hair; in pl. of more than one person. Gl. coma, O'Mulc. 201. moṅg órbuide furri, TBC 4315. monc fionn- buidhi fair, 5453 (St.). m.¤ findruine fair co mbid for dib slesaib ind eich, IT ii1 177 . buinne óir immá moing, RC ix 490.3 . dochuiredar a moiṅg im gesca ro bui isin crund (of Absalom), ZCP xiii 178.24 . Conán gan ṁoing hairless , Oss. iv 18.17 . Labraid lebarmong with long locks, SC 33. dá uball óir for dī gabal a muingi, R.I.A. Ir. MSS. Series i 176.24 . pl. moṅga findbuide . . . forru, TBC 181. TBC² 12. mongae findbudi foraib, BDD 84. mórfesser cornaire . . . co moṅgaib órdaib, TBFr. 37 ( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. v ). Of animals: tar or moingi inn eich mane, Laws i 138.38 Comm. iv 276.11 Comm. ca tulmaing tuind (.i. co moing a srona), IT i 162.6 = LL 208a 14 (of a boar = the bristles of his snout?). Of eyelashes (poet.): abra dubmall nach dáor m.¤ , IGT Dec. ex. 521. filleadh mong n-abhra, Gofraidh Fionn v 30 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). (fig.) do chuir Éire tri monga ┐ trí maola dhi (i.e. was thrice wooded and thrice bare), Keat. i p. 96 . teora maela ┐ teora monga .i. na caille, H. 3.18 p. 626 ( O'C. 1371 ). See (c).

(b) trans. of sea-foam, surf: airet marus m.¤ for muír, IT iii 16 § 41 = Bruchst. i § 16 . Common in expression: m.¤ mara, which comes to mean simply surface or expanse of sea: tar moing mara, Acall. 4678 , 4697 . dar mara moing, Laws iii 318.5 . ós muing mara hIcht, Met. Dinds. ii 36.8 . nogu rainig an moing mara mírathmair sin, Ériu iii 166 § 21. dar monga mara medhraig, ZCP x 339.8 . gur báitheadh Pharao fá mhuing na Mara Ruaidhe, TSh. 3134.

(c) of foliage, trees, bushes, etc. dar moing Muadain (.i. anis), Fél. 110.35 (: Guaire) = dar Luaine (.i. darsin fid .i. Luaine ainm an ḟeada), Ériu i 46.13 , see RC xxvi 374. monainn mhaetha 'n-a mongaibh, Acall. 342. dristin mongu `manes of briars', K. and H. § 22. i gcóir chodhnaigh muinge Mis `the woodlands of M.', O'Bruad. iii 52.

(d) various uses. Of nap of cloth: cen co tarla m.¤ fria (of a cloak), Met. Dinds. iv 332.23 . docuiredar mongai tened dara gnuis, Ériu ii 126.8 (of star-cluster, scintillations?). m.¤ int slindéin hair of the shoulder-blade? (gl. honplata, perh. = ὠμοπλάτη), Ir. Gl. 148. m.¤ mher hemlock: ros na moíngi mire, Mackinnon Cat. 20.18 (see mongach).

Compds. With adj. of colour, chiefly in primary sense: mong-buide ( ¤donn, ¤dub, etc.) = yellow-haired. ¤bog: tresan monaidh mong-bhuig (= covered with soft heath), BNnÉ 208 § 60 . ¤glas: dar noí tonna moṅg[g]lassa, LL 13a41 . ¤lebar: folt . . . m., BB 427a46 . ZCP x 279.12 . ? ¤lectha: monglectha fochassa forordha fair ` hair-braids ', IT iii 186.3 = monglecta BB; an leg. mong léctha fochass hair let down, loose or flowing (part. of léicid)? cf. moṅg legta [lectha v.l.] fochas, Ériu iv 138 § 14 . ¤mas: treathan mara mongmais, Lism. L. 3580. ¤réid: ós Mide m. of level and grassy surface , Arch. Hib. ii 82 § 6 ( LL 184b30 ). ¤ruad: Macha mon[g]ruad, MacCarthy 300. 21 , cf. Keat. ii 2364 , FM i 74.2 . le clannuib Míled mongrúaid, Anecd. i 32. Of sea foaming, turbulent: os diamar mara mong- ruaid, Rawl. 76a33 , cf. ZCP x 411.5 , BNnÉ 97 § 5 , Lism. L. 3589. fa murbruchtaib mongruada min-éisc mór-mara, MR 248.11 . Of mountains (prob. alluding to heather): Sliabh mongruadh Mis, CF 269. le hoir in maighi mongruaidh, ZCP viii 563 § 28. ¤súilech: laoch . . . mongṡuileach with heavy eyelashes (? eyebrows), ZCP x 278.13 . ¤teintech fiery-maned: retlu mongteindtech (i.e. a comet ), LB 139a15 . toidlenacha mongthenntecha, 138b20 ( Todd Lect. vi ). i n-aite . . . mhoing- teinntighi ichtair ifrinn, Lism. L. 3642. Cf. further: a mhairbh- thene mongthighi minchuile, IT iii 102 § 186 (` thick-maned', -haired , compd. of mong+tige<tiug?).