muirenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirenn or dil.ie/32777

Forms: mairenn, Muirend, Muirenn, Muirne, Muireann, muirne, muirenn, muirne

n [f.] a spear (cf. muirnech). muirend .i. dēde fordan- gair: ainm cétimus do mnae .i. mōr-find; ainm dano do gae .i. mi-rind .i. drochrinn fodera bas, Corm. Y 882 = mairenn, Bodl. (For the npr. Muirend or Muirenn see AU 747 , 830 , 917 , 978 . g s. aue Muirne , Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a); cf. Muireann .i. bean, O'Cl. ). muirenn .i. slegh ut est tuile mar muirne (mára muirnni v.l.), O'Dav. 1235. muireann .i. ga no sleagh, O'Cl. The quotation in O'Dav. 1235 is from the `Dúil Rosca- dach' and is given in Corm. Y 1224 : ni tulach fri tuirigin tuigethar tuile mār muirne (`not a hill for a king who perceives great floods of spears', Stokes, Corm. Trans. p. 158 ) = ni tulaid fri tuirigen tuigedar tuli mára muride which great sea- floods cover, Corm. p. 42 ; possibly `muirne' in Corm. Y is g s. of a fem. word *muirenn (-inn) = sea, flood , cf. torannfadach na muirinn ┐ na n-uiscedha, RC xxviii 312 § 8 ; the same word may be represented in the etymol. gl. given of the name Sinann: sí in moirenn, Met. Dinds. iii 296.7 (an mhoireann; sinn moir̄ so morann v.l.). ? muirne .i. mi-rinni no mi-ruine, BB 326a39 (given as ex. of `iarmbélra') = Auraic. 1306 , is given by Calder as g s. of muirenn spear.

muirer

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirer or dil.ie/32778

Forms: mairer, mairir, muirear, moirear

n o, m., n s. mairer, LL 111a25 ( RC xiv 424.24 ). g s. mairir, LL 258b43 ( TFerbe 784 ). muirear moirear, IGT Dec. § 11.33 .

(a) a burden, charge, always of the care (of providing for) or maintenance of a number of individuals (family, household, company, troop, etc.), often with obj. gen. mét far ṅdolaid ┐ far murir dam, CRR 11. forra ro léc a m.¤ iar sin .i. a biadh ┐ a édach, H. 3.17 c. 331 ( O'Don. 431 ). ba leor do Chondach- taib beith fo ar m.¤ the men of Connacht would have enough to do maintaining us, Anecd. i 9.19 . ni ro gab acht oentech do denam imme . . . ┐ bith fo muiriur o ṡamain co belltaine to be maintained, ib. 13 . níor mhuirear leis sluagh na bhFiann (Finn) thought it no burden to maintain the host of the F., Oss. iv 126.11 . rí mór leis naċh muirear | cuireadh slógh `not loth to invite the hosts', PBocht 59 § 45. gur ghabh Mochuda cúram ┐ muirear na lobhar, ITS xvi 132.21 . do dhíbirt na bhfileadh . . . ara méid do mhuirear `because of their being so great a burden', Keat. iii 1222. In concrete sense of main- tenance given, tribute, etc.: fichi cornn, fichi claidheamh, | fichi mílchon, is muirear (of a tribute), BR 158.20 (`it is a good number', O'Don., perh. = b).

(b) hence a number of individuals forming collectively a charge to be maintained; a family, household, company, retinue . gan mac, gan m.¤ , BNnÉ 242.19 . mac Nesa miad mairir, TFerbe 784 . mairer na mban `the company of the women', Met. Dinds. iii 134.21 (= bantrocht, ib. lines 1 , 24 ). Mag nA., co muriur mag a populous plain, 330.1 . robdur imda a sluaigh. . . . robdur mora a muirir, Ériu vii 242.16 . do bhí Cormac ar na ríoghaibh . . . do ba mhó muirear ┐ muinntear `who kept the largest number of attendants and followers', Keat. ii 4740. brugh na muirear [murar MSS.], Hackett xxxix 226. Mac Suibni . . . bud maith tech n-aighedh ┐ bud mór muirer `who kept a good guest-house and a large retinue', AU iii 554.19 = ba mó m.¤ ┐ merghasradh, FM v 1372.25 . fer muirer móir, AU iii 566.23 . ar mhéid a mhuirir ┐ a mhuinntire (of Saladin), TSh. 2816.

(c) rarely in physical sense, a burden, load: mar thug leis muirear cuingreach don úir, TSh. 444 (= onus duorum bur- donum de terra, 2 Kings v 17 ). do mhéid an mhuirir do bhí san bpeacadh dorinne Éabha, táinig a cromadh síos E. was bowed down by the weight of the sin she had committed, TSh. 2978 ; cf. 228 .

Compds. in late poetic style in sense (c): manaois mhór . . . mhuiriorthrom heavy to bear, Todd Lect. iv 78.17 . a ḟinne- bhean . . . na muirearfholt of heavy locks, Keat. Poems 973.

muirerach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirerach or dil.ie/32779

adj o, ā.

(a) having a large family (household, retinue) mo mac mínghar muirearach, LL 385b20 . ar Mhaodócc mín m.¤ (i.e. head of a large community), BNnÉ 225.14 . co Férna moir muireraigh, 223 § 120b . tri meic 'con mnai muireraigh, ZCP xiii 19.14 .

(b) burdensome, onerous: dobadh muirireach dhuinne re a fhaisneis he, ITS xix 74.15 .

muiresc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muiresc or dil.ie/32780

Forms: Muirsce, Mursce

n f. (< muir-ṡesc, cf. sescenn) a low-lying coast-land, a sea-board ; a name given to more than one stretch of coast in Ireland. morbrugi Erend .i. Brega Midi Muresc Murthemni, FB 32. Esp. a maritime district in Co. Mayo (mod. barony of Murrisk): hi Muirisc Aigli, hoc est campum inter mare et Aigleum , Thes. ii 267.27 ( Ardm. 13b1 ) = Trip. 322.24 . i mMuruisc, AU 602. a Muirisc, Ériu iv 96 § 24. a Muriusc [sic fcs.] na marcc | cosa thathig tond taeb[b]alc, LL 211b44 . g s. Muirsce, AU 602 , 706 . Mursce, 682 , 734 . cath Cluana mín- Murisce, LL 17a10 . Mag Mureisce, 211b48 . meicc Matæ Murisce, CRR 5. Máta Murisc, TBC 55. trí Mane Murisce, 5908 . Mand Muresci, TBC² 2163. See murrasc.

muirfadach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirfadach or dil.ie/32781

adj o, ā. (muir) marine: mecain mhuirfadacha na mara, Ériu v 168.86 .

muirgein

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirgein or dil.ie/32782

Forms: Muirgein, Murgeni

n [n.]a sea-birth, sea-child ; used as npr. both masc. and fem. doratad ainm do Lí Ban iarna baisted .i. Murgen .i. gein mara, LU 3060 ( SG 236 ). Muirgein, 3130 . gein in mara fā Muirgein, Fél. 52.36 . carais moéda Muirgein, Fél. Jan. 27 ; expld. in p. 52 Comm. variously: moirgein .i. gein in mara .i. ab Glinne Uisen . . . no Muirgein ingen Aedan . . . no M. .i. Liban ingen Echach mic Muireda. g s. Murgeni ab- Glinni Uissen, LL 356g29 .

muirgrian

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirgrian or dil.ie/32783

Forms: múrgrian, muirgrian

n m. (acc. to Meyer, Aisl. MC Gloss. , a compd. of muir; by Windisch, TBC p. 378 n. 5 , taken as = múrgrian, see 3 múr (a); see also 2 múr). Fine gravel or sand, used both of surface soil and sea-bottom: atraachtatar . . . carrge ┐ táthlecca ┐ murgrian in talman aird i n-aird frisna rothaib, TBC 2644 = muirgrian, St.; cf. TBC² 1989. cach ráma dobermís i lLoch Lémnachta, co tochrad murgrian millsen for uachtar `its sea-sand of cheese curds', Aisl. MC 85.25 , cf. 37.5 . dar moirgrién milsein, 119.39 . co ttochradh a muirgrian iochtarach for úachtar an mara, Leb. Gab. i 256.1 .

muirial

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirial or dil.ie/32784

Forms: murial, muiri[a]ll

n (< muir?) a quail: murial, gl. coturnix, Ml. 123c13 , orticometra (= ortygometra) 123c14 . g p. inna muiri[a]ll , gl. coturnicum, 98a9 .

múirid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. múirid or dil.ie/32785

x see múraid.

muiride

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muiride or dil.ie/32786

Forms: muiride, murigi

adj io, iā. (muir) belonging to the sea; marine, maritime . muiride (gl. Thalassa, Acts xxvii 8 ), Thes. i 498.20 ( Ardm. 188b1 ); cf. [dé]muiride (gl. bithalassum, Acts xxvii 41), ib. 33 . connici in n-acían muridi fuineta, LU 30 , cf. ZCP x 130.13 . gabhait for imrum muiridi, RC xiv 44.5 . ro gabhsat for a sét muiridhe, CCath. 1364. tromchoblach mór muride, CRR 10. arin mblédmil muride, LL 217b2 ( TTr. 35 ). dorbsháile muride, Alex. 658. turscair muiride, Fél. 50.20 . dea muiridi sea-gods , Aen. 2026. daíne muiridi seafarers , Mer. Uil. 218. ar in muin- cinn muiridhe, BNnÉ 60.7 . tonn muiridhe, 6.26 .

As subst. io, m. a seafarer, mariner: mac in murigi icon muir, Ériu ix 49.8 (mhoiridh, mhuirigh, muiridh v.l.). ? cach dán a duil[g]ine. cach murigi a meithi, Arch. iii 227.30 ; see ZCP xvii 52 § 30. n p. murigi (one of the classes represented in the Tech Midchuarta), LL 29b41 = mairig on the accompanying plan, muirighi on the plan in YBL 418. g p. for teithead [in cissa] na muiride .i. na Fomorach, Todd Nenn. 44.

A variant form with non-palatal r is maraide, q.v.

muiridecht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muiridecht or dil.ie/32787

n ā, f., seafaring, navigation . co mboi seacht mblia- dhna for muir, amhail innises a mhuiridhecht ┐ a bheatha féin (i.e. the Navigatio Brendani), Mart. Don. 130.5 .