mortaigid

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Forms: mortughadh

v g. (denom. from 1 mart) puts to death, kills: no[t] mortaigfet mana tarda dam in set sin (= morieris nisi dederis mihi), H. 3.18 p. 382b ( O'C. 838 ). in cach midisi aimsirda i mortaidther mor carrnda, Eg. 88, fo. 2d ( O'C. 2144 ). vn. do mortughadh no do bhásughadh, H. 3.17 c. 444 ( O'Don. 578 ).

mortchenn

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x see moirtchenn, -chern.

mórthu

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n haughtiness? m.¤ fri ríg `being haughty with a king', Tec. Corm. § 14.18 . Perhaps intended for mórdatu.

mortlaid

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n ā, f., (< Lat. mortalitāt-) mortality, large number of deaths; a plague or epidemic . nimthair m.¤ nā galar, Hy. vi 12 (glossed .i. quando plurimi pereunt uno morbo ). amhuil ro bui in Buide Connaill no in mortlac muintire Parrtolain, Laws i 50.18 Comm. (explanation of `duinebad'). gu rus- marbha don mortlaith, MacCarthy 416 § 2 ( BB 50a42 ). m.¤ for míla in mara, LU 835 ( ACC § 60 Comm. ). mortlaith mor ar enlaith, BCC § 78. mortladh mhór ar dhaoinibh ┐ ar c[h]eth- raibh, FM v 1662.14 . don mortladh dar bo hainm an Chron Chonaill, i 186.9 . mor[t]luidh mac Aodha Slaine (= death by plague), TFrag. 64.5 . marbh tra don mortlaid sin .i. don Buidhe Conaill, ib. 10 . pl. mortlaidi mora di dóenib diṅgbatar, ZCP xi 81 § 10b (morlaithi, mortlada v.l.). na mortlaidi is annso cach mbrig, Arch. iii 315 § 36 = na morḟlaithe, LB 262a24 . In wider sense of death from any cause: ? din mort- laidh sin, Arch. iii 311.9 (B. na f.). léor do ár ┐ do m.¤ , TTr.² 1653 ; cf. 953 , where we should perhaps read mortlaidi (see marclaige). mortlud .i. luad bāis, Lec. Gl. 93 (etymol. gl.).

mortlaidecht

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n ā, f., (mortlaid) deadliness, pestiferousness: ro scuabsat garbgaetha . . . m.¤ ┐ brentaidh inn ǽoir, CCath. 3495 (mortluidheacht [? morc-], morchlaidecht MSS.).

mos-, mus-, mo-

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O.Ir. adverbial prefix attached to vbs. (esp. vbs. of motion), soon, quickly ; cognate with moch soon, Thurn. Hdb. § 383. mos-riccub-sa (gl. sperans me venire cito), Wb. 28c9 . mus-creitfet they will soon believe, 5c2 . mu-riis-si far ndochum I might soon come, Ml. 34a4 (a mistake for mus-?). dochum nime mosrega (.i. i mmucha rega) soon wilt thou go, Hy. ii 50. asbert mos-n-icfed [mo-n-icfed v.l.] Patraicc, ib. 54 . mos-cing srathu, FB 49. mos-etlann si cuci, IT i 72.13 . mos- ricub mo mochlige, 81.14 = mus-ricab, Eg. mos-tic cách, Fél. July 9 . mos-tairchella ēm sūil dar sodain soon passes over, TBC² 1176. mos-ib cen nach n-ecal, Met. Dinds. iii 220.63 (nos-ibh, muisib, mustib v.l.). mos-lusat ól nguala, Leb. Gab. i 44.19 . in dam is eolach fon carr | lais mos-lintur in íthlann, ZCP xiii 264.13 . ni mus-tias (.i. ni rop moch tias), Rawl. 106b 20 . is cain mo-ling in scolaige in luachair makes a quick leap over, Fél.² ciii a 13 (July 17) = is cain lingis Moling in scolaide i lLuachair, Fél. 150.30 . ? firién . . . motáticfa a recht, LU 10035 (prophecy of the coming of Patrick; leg. mo-dot-icfa?).

1 mós

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Forms: mos

n (Lat. mos) custom, manner (B. na f.). ranic maige mós nad genetar ciuil (.i. inid bés nemgenemain céol), LU 701 = ACC § 36 (`the plains where the "mos" is that melodies are not born', RC xx 175 ). `mos' ar bés robæ co cian, ACC § 26 Comm. ( RC xx 168 ), quoted by O'Cl. with gl.: mós .i. bés. `mos' cach sobes sídamail | do na bi tuili is taith be every good and peaceful custom that suffers neither flood nor ebb (i.e. is unvaryingly con- stant), § 36 Comm. ( RC xx 174 ); in the version of the same quatrain from H. 3.18 p. 612a given in Met. Gl. p. 3 , the second line reads: `mos' tuile ┐ `mos' aithbe (i.e. `mos' means `flood' and `ebb'); this may be the source of O'Clery's gloss: mós .i. trāghadh, Leb. Gab. i 64 n. 1 , cf. mos ` exhaustion ' O'R. `mos' bés, Met. Gl. 30 § 18. mós (.i. bés) fí (.i. olc), ZCP v 483 § 3 , cf. 486.4 .

Cf. the compd. adj.: Cú menmnach-láidir . . . mós-árd- fosaidh of manners noble and constant (?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 32.3 .

2 mós

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n music (in B. na f.)? `mos' cach ceol ciuin cíchamail | nach crínann cumscor caithme, ACC 36 Comm. ( RC xx 174 ) = Met. Gl. 3 (from H. 3.18 p. 612a ).

mosach

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adj o, ā. filthy, stinking ; bristly (?) Ériu xxxii 152 . (cf. mosar)? hi tégdais . . . m.¤ muchna, PH 8299. ? a hesaibh na marc mor mongach mosach, TBC 5626 St. (text doubtful). Cf. ceo truaillnithi tórmasach, TBC p. 305 n. 5 , where Windisch explains the last word as a compd. of the above; and the n.pr. m. Dergmosach, LL 394.7 = Deargmhosach, Keat. ii 4046. mosach ` bristly, rough, unpleasant, mean, dirty ', Dinneen .

mosar

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n [ā,f.] filth, stench: carcair . . . lān do mhosair (of Hell), Lism. L. 3634 = do mhosair , BNnÉ 98 § 9. a vreiniv ┐ a mosur , Aisl. Tund. 97.2 = a brēne ┐ a drochbalad, 125 x . mosar m.¤ ` nastiness ', Dinneen .

móta

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Forms: múta, móta, mót[a]

n m. (AN mote Risk 604 < Low Lat. móta, cf. Eng. moat orig. = `mound') a mound: múta móta (múda móda, incorrect), IGT Dec. § 2.19 . m.¤ geal na grían-Crúachna, ib. ex. 107 . mót[a] `a mount, a place for courts', Eg. Gl. 480. muta talmhan, MS. Mat. 579.2 (MacFirbhisigh). teilgfidh sé móta ad adhaigh, Ezek. xxvi 8 (`shall . . . cast a mount against thee', A.V.). thángadar na mótuidh chum na caithreach d'a gabháil, Jerem. xxxii 24 (`mounts', A.V.). an bhuidhean . . . bhías `na gcomhnaidhe i mótaidhibh geala `moated mansions', O'Bruad. i 36. In place-names: m.¤ Beanna Boirche, BR 39 n ., see Hog. Onom.