muinmer

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Forms: muinmhear, mínmhear, muinmhear, minnbhear

n [m.] hemlock: muinmhear, Eg. Gl. 481. mínmhear, muinmhear, minnbhear ` hemlock ', Hog. Luibh. amhuil muin- mhear a n-eitrighibh an mhachaire, Hosea x 4 , cf. Amos vi 12.

múinte

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adj io, iā. part. of múinid, q.v. As adj. educated, well bred, polished: roighne an tslóigh mhóirḟeithmhigh mh.¤ , TD 11.27 . banḟlaith mhánla mh.¤ , Keat. Poems 458. aigneadh sídhe m.¤ , Ir. Monthly 1928, 549.14 .

muintend

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n [ā,f.] (compd. of 1 muin?) a yoke ? cathcharpait co fheirtsib ┐ múinntendaib óir ┐ argaid (`'), Alex. 233. Cf. dá oen-muntind (of two brothers; two yoke-fellows?), TBC 5375.

muinter

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Forms: muntar, montar, montar, muinter, monater-, moniter-, montar, manu-tera, muntar, montar, muinter, muntair, muntir, muintir, muntaire, muntairai, muntire, muintire, montar, muinter, muinntear, muinter, muintera

n ā, f., O.Ir. also muntar, montar. A word of disputed derivation; (a) acc. to Thurneysen, Hdb. § 905 , montar and muinter represent respectively monater- and moniter- < Lat. monasterium (monis-); so also Hessen, ZCP ix 11 , Pokorny, ZCP x 203. (b) acc. to de Jubainville, RC xxv 2 , montar (muntar) < *manu-tera `that which is under the hand, i.e. the authority'. (c) Vendryes, ZCP ix 296 suggests a native origin, Celt. *moni cogn. with Ir. muin `protection', see 1 muin (c) above.

In O.Ir. the stem appears with palatal and with non- palatal -nt-: n s. muntar, Wb. 21d1 , 26a12 , 27d12 , 31b7 . Ml. 94a6 . montar, Wb. 7c5 , 21c22 . muinter, 7b9 , 14a5 , 25a6 , 26d14 , 31d16 . a d s. muntair, Ml. 29d7 , 46a20 , 61d7 , 71c16 , 76c9 . muntir, 142a3 . Wb. 24b31 , 26d5 , 30a4 , etc. Sg. 30b11 . muintir, Wb. 11c8 , 16c11 . g s. muntaire, Wb. 21b12 . Ml. 61c2 . muntairai, 85a4 . muntire, Wb. 21c4 , 30b16 . muintire, 28d21 . g p. montar, Thes. ii 254.10 . In Mid.Ir. the form muinter (often written muinnter) prevails. muinntear, IGT Dec. § 12 (p. 62.9) .

In general sense a community or group of persons connected by some common bond , hence esp.

(a) a family or household (including servants), corresponding to Lat. familia: gl. familia, Ml. 61d7 . Sg. 30b11 . di muntir Cessair (= de Caesaris domu), Wb. 24b31 , cf. 30a4 , Ml. 76c9 , 112d7 . cona muntir (= cum fratribus), Wb. 14a19 . oís muntire (= domestici), 21c4 , cf. 28 d 21 . fer muintere (= famulus), 33a5 . fer muindtire, Laws i 6.16 . in fer muinteri [muintire LU] . . . .i. mo chú, TBC² 535. betit mnaa can a muntera , LL 48a10 ( SG 373.1 ). no roinntea in biad . . . itir in fírmuinntir no bíd ann, cen co beth ann acht int athair no in mathair cona cloind, LB 155b34 . do cheangail . . . screaball ar gach teach muinntire every household, Keat. iii 1556. 'n-a athair mhuinntire (= homini patrifamilias, Matth. xx i ), TSh. 6339. mic mhuinntire (= sons still under parental authority), 5120 . muinntear .i. clann, O'Cl.

(b) in wider sense, followers, adherents, party, attendant troops, etc. asberam-ni ammi muntar dait-siu, a Dae (dicemus nos tuos esse), Ml. 94a6 . do díabul ┐ dia drochmuintir, LU 2344 ( RC iv 250.9 ). fer do múinntir Ísu .i. Petur, PH 3111. oes gráda in rig ┐ a muntear tairisse, 384 . radis Medb fria muntir ar co ndigsed láech dib, TBC 1567. muinntir Heseciah, Prov. xxv 1. muirḟecht .uii. xx. long di muinntir righ Gall, AU 848. Of a set of chessmen: ni gonfa-so mo moindter-sa . . . ni ruba fer dia muinter, Ériu v 32.23 , 24 .

(c) often of the disciples of a saint collectively, a religious community or monastery (= Lat. familia, see Plummer, VSH i p. cxii ). la muntir Patraic, Trip. 240.22 . caillech dó muntir Brigte, IT i 43.13 . for muinntir nAirdd Machae, AU 830. ar tomailt torith na muindtiri the produce of the monastery, Mon. Tall. § 77. fer muindtiri `one of thy monks', § 36 . a laim muindteri Eoin Baisti the Order of St. John the Baptist, Maund. 35. ag muintir Eoin Baisde, FM iii 654.12 . By analogy of a pagan community : sacart do muntir Baich a priest of Bacchus, TTebe 64 9.

(d) of inhabitants, etc. muntar nime, Wb. 21d1 . i n-óentu muintire nime, 9c28 (cf. PH 4357 , 6520 ). eter muntir nime et talman (= quae in caelis sive quae in terris sunt), 26d5 . hí figuir noe montar nimæ (= the nine celestial hierarchies), Thes. ii 254.10 ( Stowe Miss. 65b ). na teora muntera .i. munter nime ┐ talman ┐ ifirn, Trip. 118.19 . Righ na tri muinnter, RC xxviii 322 § 49. muinter na catrach, FB 82.

(e) in later Irish sometimes of an indefinite number of persons temporarily grouped for convenience: an mhuinntear théid don tsaoghal sul doghníd lóirghníomh those who die, TSh. 6272. ar an muinntir chuirios fios chugad to them that send, Prov. xxii 21. déunaidh urnaighthe ar son na muinntire bhuaidhreas sibh, Matth. v 44.

(f) of a single individual, one belonging to a `muinter' (family, community, kindred, etc.), a servant, adherent, partisan, etc.; cf. analogous use of cétmuinter. fersait faelti móir fri muintir Mongán (i.e. M.'s messenger), LU 11021 ( Im. Brain i 52 ). ni bat munter dam thou shalt not be servant of mine, RC xiv 412.3 . mo Chrítóc cáin m.¤ servant (of God), Fél. May 11. ba múinnter do Christ a friend (of Nicodemus), PH 3677. furtacht carat ┐ fírmuintire, Acall. 7262. digde ind caich ro cradis manip muindter `if he be not one of thy monks', Mon. Tall. § 36. muinnter d'Eiremhon caem Cobha C. was of the kindred of E., Ériu x 81 § 48. pl. mairfet-sa far muintera your folk, Met. Dinds. iv 64.96 . dobéra a muintera | doc[h]um an mesraigthi (of Christ), ZCP viii 211.1 (perhaps families, communities). ríoghan as mhó muintera (of V. Mary), Ir. Monthly 1930, 662.32 . not-berum tairrsi cot uile mhuinnteraib we will take thee across (the sea) with all thy followers, Lism. L. 1817.

muinterach

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adj o, ā.

(a) belonging to the `muinter', hence intimate, friendly, kind: m'athair mór muinnterach, ZCP viii 199.5 (of God, perh. = of families). do macne mín muinterach, BColm. 98.18 . ro fer si failti michar muinnterach re R., ZCP vi 103.24 .

(b) having a (large) `muinter' (community, following): m'Aedog muintirach, Acall. 2617 = Maodhócc muinterach, BNnÉ 193.5 ; ib. 9 , 15 .

muinteras

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Forms: muin(n)terd(h)as

n o, m., in late MSS. occas. muin(n)terd(h)as through influence of muinterda.

(a) membership of a `muinter' (household, connexion, com- munity, etc.), often almost equivalent to `muinter'. hereti- corum . . . bite im muntaras in my communion, Wb. 16a30 . ro diult Petur . . . nad rabe 'na muinteras denied that he was one of his (Christ's) followers, SR 7748. ro thog [Ísu] ina muinterus dā dhescipul sechtmogat, PH 5482. aurfoemaid in Coimdiu chuci ina múinterus na cáinduthrachtaig, FA 1 LB ( IT i 170.7 ). dotháod som i mmuindterus nDé (= becomes a monk), Mon. Tall. § 21. ro edhbair e budein do Chaoimhgin ina muinterus, BNnÉ 126.8 . conad ragaib [rí Alban] ina munteras took them into his service, IT i 74.5 . do neoch dodraega ┐ ro lái ina m.¤ i n-iffernd of those whom [the Devil ] has chosen and placed in his community, RC xxi 382.11 .

(b) association, friendship, alliance: ni bē mundteras dó fri banscala, Mon. Tall. § 61. boi som . . . a munterus hUathchae `the mate of U.', RC xi 448.83 , cf. ZCP iii 252.13 . ōir ollmhaighe an muinnterus an tarcuisne familiarity breeds contempt, Ériu v 136.91 . in fhuil gáel no munterus duit risin tii . . ., PH 7543. bud maith ar ngnim muinteru[i]s ┐ ar ngnim catha ┐ comlaind duid our conduct in alliance and in war, Aen. 1581. dorigni side munterus fri Cairpre made terms (friendship) with, Ériu ii 26 § 9 . do denam ar cuir ┐ ar muinterais riut-sa, Acall. 5458. Aen. 653. FM vi 2010.28 . ná déan muinnteardhas re duine feargach, Prov. xxii 24. ro laiset fora muinterus cast them- selves on his favour (of a patron saint), Lism. L. 2072. nir scar sen fri munterus Cesair never lost C.'s favour, CCath. 3363.

muinterda

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adj io, iā. belonging to or forming a `muinter', associated: ní fír fer do slúag mór m.¤ brisiud for óenfer n-anaichnid, FB 94. Hence familiar, friendly, (of conduct) kind, affable: frecra mín munterda, LL 267b11 ( MU 36.29 ). fer mín muinterrdha, Buile S. § 2 . do bhádar muinnteardha da chéile on friendly terms, Keat. iii 993. Lúitér . . . agá raibhe an diabhal nísa mhuinnterdha iná Caiterfhíona who was better acquainted with the devil than with Catherine, O'Hussey TC 42.6 . spioruid muinnteardha familiar spirits, Isa. viii 19 , cf. Levit. xix 31. Of plants, domestic, cultivated: petrosilinum . . . atáit dá ghne air .i. gné mhuinnterdha ┐ gné choilleadh the garden and the wild species, R.I.A. C IV 2, 32vb1 . Familiar, trite, homely: sompla muinnteardha, Eochairsg. 64.35 .

In ZCP viii 216.27 : Muire . . . maith le-si muinnterda | móra 'ga mac, read: muinntera large (religious) communities .

muinterdacht

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n ā, f., (abstr. of muinterda) familiarity, domesti- city ; in concrete sense domestic or familiar occupations? losg[adh] grán ┐ muinnterdhacht ann (of desecration of a church), ZCP x 14 n. 4 (perhaps conviviality ).

múintid

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Forms: múntith

n i, m., (múin- `teach') a teacher, instructor: múntith, gl. eruditorem, Wb. 1d11 .

muintremail

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adj i, acquainted; friendly, sociable . slúag muinterda, FB 94 = muinntermail, Eg. ro ferudur failti muintreamail re cheile, ZCP vi 77 z . Anecd. i 78.16 . rosg m.¤ , Studies 1920 , Poem XI 62.

muir

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Forms: muir, ṁmuir, muir, mmuir, moro, mora, mara, mara, maro, more, muire, mure, mara, muir, muir, mhara, moir, muir, mara, muire, mara, marann, mara, marannaibh, muirinn, muir, mara, marai, muir-, mur-, mur-, muirágu, muirbretha, muirmhil, Muir, Murcon, Muirmhedho

n i, n. and m., later also f. O.Ir. forms: n s. muir, Thes. ii 47.31 ( Philarg. 83 ). (with art.) a ṁmuir mbrígach, Fél. Ep. 30. in muir , SR 287 , 3989 . a s. (with art.) issa mmuir , Thes. i 493.27 , 29 ( Tur. 131 ). g s. in moro , Ml. 81a4 , cf. 96c1 . mora, Sg. 94a3 . Thes. ii 290.5 ( Sg. 112 ). AU 769. in mara , Gild. Lor. 5. rith mara , SR 266. dochom maro , LU 5382 ( TBC² 906 ). fri more foimrim, IT ii1 182.2 ( YBL 116b47 ). a p. forsna muire , Ml. 126a4 . tarsna mure , 122a3 . In Mid.Ir. n p. mara (mora) is found. In later Mid.Ir. muir becomes fem. (already in LB 125b15 ; cf. also SR 287 : in muirlinn aili is i in muir , but possibly the gender of the pron. is that of muirlinn); in Mod.Ir. generally fem. (Keat.; but g s. an mhara , TSh. 103 , 10260 ). moir muir (m., g s. mara), IGT Dec. § 41 ; (f., g s. muire, mara) § 42 . In late lit. n -forms occur in oblique cases of pl.: g p. na marann , RC xxiv 371.28 (n p. mara, ib.), 378.10 (Rennes Tenga Bithnua). d p. marannaibh, ZCP vi 59.17 . Cf. torann- fadach na muirinn ┐ na n-uiscedha ` seas ', RC xxviii 312 § 8 (but see muirenn).

The sea in wide sense, both of sea as opposed to land and of particular tracts of ocean with special designations, occas. of inland seas; freq. used without art., esp. after prep. Gl. mare, Ml. 62c2 , Gild. Lor. 5 , Ir. Gl. 860 ; aequor, Philarg. 83 ( Thes. ii 47 , 362 ). muir i.e. a nomine mare (mara MS.), Corm. Y 913. nem uasaind ┐ talam ísaind ┐ m.¤ immaind immá cuard, TBC 4752. Dia . . . is e doroine nem ┐ talam ┐ m.¤ , PH 989. for m.¤ ┐ fairrge, 2080 . turcgeba in m.¤ mormoṅgach, SR 8105. m.¤ mílach, Fél. June 21 . in set dogabur itir nai tonna ┐ tir . . . in set dogabur arin m.¤ mor the high sea, Laws v 326.5 . i n-inis mara, IT i 75.4 . longa in mara, PH 7024. do treabaidh ais na muire `the back of the seas' (? sea), Leb. Gab. i 36.11 . tonn fuar na muire mairbhe, Aisl. Tund. 104.8 . metither ra Fomóir na ra fer mara, TBC 3805 (the last four words are a gloss; merman? pirate?). i llán mara in the full tide, AU 769. in lān mara, Fl. Earls 20.17 . Cog. 190.20 . muc mara a porpoise (see muc). do m.¤ by (on) land: do m.¤ is do t[h]ír, BColm. 102.10 . CCath. 2675. ac indrudh Muman do m.¤ ┐ do thir, RC xviii 49.24 (Tig.). pl. in distrib. sense: mara móra co n-ainbthinib, FA 30 = marai LB. ru reset inna muire ┐ inna locha, AU 821. fo lochaib ┐ lindaib ┐ muirib, Laws i 72.8 . tre ilmuire, Aen. 331.

Of particular seas: tri m.¤ robur the Red Sea , Ml. 82c8 , cf. 96c1 . See robur. Also called m.¤ ruad, PH 2823 (see ruad). muir Caisp the Caspian Sea , Leb. Gab. i 16.19 . m.¤ n-Ichtt, IT i 39.18 (= mare Vectis, the English Channel ). dar m.¤ Torrian the Tyrrhene (Mediterranean) Sea , PH 570. i n-innsib Mara Torrian, Hy. ii 11. otha m.¤ Terren aniar conice m.¤ mairb from the Mediterranean to the Dead Sea, LB 125b14 . muir marb, 159a19 . isna crichaib borethaib i leith re muir tēcht the frozen (hyperborean) Sea, BB 492a13 (= tēchtmuir, Alex. 437 ); 487b9 . in Mhuir Técht the Dead Sea , Maund. 92. risin m.¤ tentide bo deis the fiery (torrid) sea (southern boundary of inhabited earth), BB 487b12 . for imlib mara Tibir the sea of Tiberias, LB 118b51 . i mm.¤ Thibriatis, PH 6716. an m.¤ Ponteca (= mare Ponticum), Auraic. 3343.

Transf. and fig.: m.¤ tened, FA 25. is m.¤ dar crichu a sea overflowing boundaries (of an invincible enemy), TBC 5395. is m.¤ dar múru, 5277 = is tond romara, TBC² 3214. bud m.¤ conbaidfea duib-si in buden sain a sea that will drown (you), 5578 . ? iarna sáethur gair-som | it é cen aes muir-som (mair- sium, mairson v.l.), Fél. Prol. 60 = it é muir-som cen aes they are a sea without age (cf. ler slúagdae, March 21 ), Thurneysen. m.¤ téachta déar d'fhuil, Ir. Monthly 1929, 596.32 . an mhuir- se na mailíse, TSh. 2068.

Compds. Before a non-palatal consonant in the second component muir- becomes mur- in Mid.Ir. and many stable compds. are treated separately under mur-.

A. With subst.: ¤ág(a)e m. sea-beach, coast (? sea-dyke)? d s. din muirágu , Thes. i 498.25 ( Ardm. 188b1 ), gl. de assole vel de Asson ( Acts xxvii. 13 ). A compd. of áge `pillar, prop'? ¤bolc (bolg) m. `a sea bag', inlet of the sea (see ZCP xi 192 , xii 305 ). As n.l.: in Muirbulc mar, Thes. i 280.42 (d s.). a mMurbulg, ZCP viii 218.5 . Dal Riati in Muirbuilgg, AU 730 (g s.). ac carraig Murbuilg, CRR 9. ¤bran m. a cormorant: gl. merges (= mergus), Sg. 55b9 . ¤breth f. a sea-judgement; (in pl.), mari- time law . pl. muirbretha , Laws i 182.1 . diles i muirbrethaib, iii 422.1 . i murbrethaib, H. 3.17 c. 656 ( O'Don. 925 ). isna Muirbrethaib (name of a legal tract?), Corm. Y 539. ¤cengal m. ` sea-bond '; transf. of a chieftain a sea-compeller, sea-ruler? Muirceangal ua Domain Nuaill (.i. Maghnus o Domhnaill), ZCP v 486 § 10 (B. na f.). ¤coblach m. a sea-fleet; a naval expedition . muirchoblach, LU 9801 ( RC vi 165.22 ). tánic Nemed . . . a murchoblach cetheora barca .xxx., LU 1277 ( Im. Brain ii 288 ). i mbraine muircoblaig, O'Mulc. 292. i mur- choblaigib in fleets , Trip. 206.1 . fo clú . . . an murchoblaigh sin Golaim sea expedition, Leb. Gab. i 232.8 . murchoblach la Colman . . . hi Soil ┐ i nIle, FM i 204.7 . ¤choirthe castaway, shipwrecked person: for murchorthai ZCP xiii 21.36 . eiric tar cend murcuirthi cin apu do righ Laws v 182.9 . o murchuirthe codnach … o murchuirthe leithcuinn ┐ lethceille Bretha 20 § 12.3 . ¤comrac m. a sea-fight: tíagait do muirchomruc forsind [ḟ]airrce, BDD 45. mur- comrac forsin fairrgi etir Gallu ┐ Niall, RC xvii 361.15 (Tig.), cf. FM ii 804.5 . ¤fecht a naval expedition or hosting: muirḟecht secht fichet long di muinntir righ Gall, AU 848 = muir- fheacht, FM i 476.19 . See muiriucht. ¤fiach m. a sea-raven: i ndeilb muirfeich mair, Im. Brain ii 291 (Laud) = i ndeilb segi mori .i. murrech, LU 1323. segha .i. muiriach (nó muir- rech) mor, Im. Brain ii 291 n. 3 . ¤gabál f. sea-faring (? coast- ing): gach port i tigeadh Ith i nErinn iar murghabhail na ntír i raibhe, BB 38b3 . ¤gabul m. an inlet of the sea. n p. muir- gobuil, Ml. 45d12 . Of a river: scailed murgabla srotha Ligir `letting out an inlet of the river Loire', RC xv 434 ( Dinds. 43 ) = scaíled in murgabuil múaid | cos'tathig Ligir londglúair, Met. Dinds. iii 194.9 . iar tuaslucud in murgabail i Torinis glain i tírib Fraṅc, LL 159b30 . ¤gae a sea-spear, harpoon: murgha, Lism. L. 1640. ¤galar m. sea-sickness: eabur re ndol ar fairrge . . . ┐ ni dén murgalar olc dhó, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 325.2 . ¤geilt m. ` a sea-lunatic'; a sea-fugitive or wanderer, term applied to the mermaid Lí Ban . Muirgeilt .i. geilt in mara, LU 3130. murgeilt, 3043 . murgelt, 3022 ( SG 235.28 ). in hoc anno capta est in Muirgelt for Tracht Ollarba . . . .i. Airiu ingen Eachach maic Muiredha, RC xvii 147.4 (Tig.) = in muirgheilt, AU 571 = an muirgelt .i. Liban, FM i 200.10 . ¤geintlecht f. sea-sorcery, sea- magic: muirgheintleacht, Keat. Poems 695. ¤iasc m. sea- fish: tóla muiréisc maigrig, Met. Dinds. iii 426.9 . ¤inis f. a sea-island , Laws iv 6.10 . ¤lán f. full tide: antí riasa ttraighedh an mhuirlán, ZCP x 4.8 . ¤linn f. sea-pool , poetic term for sea. ri dorigni muirlinn māir | os an ḟirmimint imṡlain, | in muirlinn aili is i in muir, SR 285 - 7 (see Gen. i 7 ). do mhuirlinn mara, Leb. Gab. i 128.4 . ag muirlinn mhóir Chinn Mhaghair, Duan. Finn i 32.18 . Muirtheimhne ón muirlinn, Keat. ii 1225 (poem). ¤loch a lagoon, salt-marsh: isin muirloch, gl. in salsuginem, Thes. i 6.8 (Southamp. Psalter). os murloch, Acall. 5924 n . ¤luachair f. sea reeds, sedge: firluachair ┐ murl., Laws i 172.16 Comm. ¤mag n. a sea-plain, salt marsh (?): im rasas do murmaige `for the crop (? cropping) of thy sea-march', Laws i 166.27 . ¤mesóc f.: ro gabsad muirmesoga mora do lar `great sea-acorns', RC xxvi 160 § 48. ¤míl m. a sea animal, fish: g s. eithre muirmhil , Lism. L. 2223. lomnan magair is muirmhil, Ir. Texts ii 19 § 23. plag arna muirmilaib, BB 388b36 . As collective: amhlaid bit an muirmil hisin, Leb. Gab. i 204.20 (of mermaids). ¤ṡeilche sea-turtle (?); sea-snail (?) Peritia xi 162 : muir druídechta ro baí fair co muirselche ann co n-aicniud súigthech leis Comp. CC 36 § 34 (Toch. Em.) = Met. Dinds. iv 294 . ¤técht: da ttí don leth thuaidhe, doghébha [m]uirtheucht cona ton- naibh ` rough sea ', ITS v 118.26 . muirtheucht, 120.9 . muir- teachd ` unnavigable seas ', O'R. Seems intended for: muir técht a congealed (i.e. frozen) sea (for m.¤ Técht as n. l. see muir). Cf. muir théacht `a viscid sea ', ITS xxiv 20.27 ; air muir dtéachtuidh, 126.3 . ¤torad m. sea-produce: mess ┐ claiss ┐ muirthorud, LU 10116 = murtorad ZCP iii 229 § 1. a mes ┐ a murthorad . . . inna hindsi, Ériu iv 128 § 8. ag buain na femnuige ┐ in murthoraid olchena, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 92.19) . do tochaitheamh . . . mesa ┐ murtoraidh Erenn, Leb. Gab. i 26.16 . murthoradh .i. toradh mara, O'Cl. ¤trácht m. sea- strand: murthracht, ZCP x 343.17 . dar muncind in múr- tráchta, Aisl. MC 37.3 . ¤tráig f. strand, beach: in murtraig, Lism. L. 1946. Occas. also in adjs. formed from nouns: eass . . . maigrech murbiastach ` sea-monsterful ', MR 104.13 . anfadh mara murbradanaigh, IT iii 71.6 = mulbratanaigh ib. 3 ; `', Bruchst. i § 34 .

B. Muir enters into composition of proper names: ¤bran ` sea-raven ', ZCP viii 328.20 . ¤chú ` sea-dog '; name of bio- grapher of St. Patrick, RC xxvi 366. Muirchiu (sic), AU 827. g s. Murcon , AU 735. ¤mid: g s. Muirmhedho , AU 797. With adj.: Muirchertach, AU 527 , 926 (Muircertach). ¤gel (npr. f.?): Muirgel Manann, IT iii 34 § 9. co Muirgil, ib. Cf. also Murchad (m.¤ +cath).