muirer

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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

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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

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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

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

muirgein

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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

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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

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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

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x see múraid.

muiride

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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

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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 .

muirigecht

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Forms: muirigecht

n ā, f., (1 muirech) the rank or office of a `muirech'; lordship, leadership ? Lorcan iar Cindgecain glan | ro gab murigecht Muman, LL 150b16 = muirigecht, Rawl. 163a51 . rígi do Choirpriu ┐ murigecht do Craumthan ` mayoralty ', RC xx 142.5 (ACC Comm.).