muirlan?

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n m. (compd. of muir?) co fuair . . . turchairthi ingnadh isin trāigh . . . .i. m.¤ glas cruind mor ┐ gan doras fair, R.I.A. D IV 2, 50va43 .

muirmóru

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n [f.] a mermaid? muir móru (gl. siren), Sg. 96b5 . Acc. to Ped. i 23 a Cymric loan-word, cf. W. morforwyn `mermaid'.

muirn

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Forms: muirn, moirn, muirnn, múirn, muirni

n f. muirn moirn, IGT Dec. § 14. Occas. spelt muirnn (-nd): in LB often múirn.

(a) a loud confused or tumultuous sound , esp. that produced by a multitude, armed host, combat, etc. atchuala H. m.¤ ┐ sésilbi int ṡlóig, LL 243a30 (TTr.). ra chualatar muad-m.¤ in mórslúaig dochum in baile, CRR 53. ba hamnus m.¤ ┐ sai toi na curud . . . ic immditin a ngae ┐ a sciath, RC xii 98 § 131. ro cluinset mu[i]rn in morshluaig, Aen. 1939. bui muirnn occus seselbi isin cath . . . .i. buirfedach na fer, iachtad na miled, etc., Ériu viii 177.17 . ba hadbul m.¤ ┐ sesilbe na Rómanach oc tobach in chísa, LB 149a59 . rom-duiscther-sa as mo chodlud imon mormuirn, Aen. 531. ro bai a mac alla isna trachtaibh re med a muirni (of a combat), 993 . metighter tairm tuinni . . . cosmaile na muirne . . . ┐ seselbe na sochaidhe, TBC 5611 (St.). pl. atcluinti . . . geran na galgat ┐ cuadan na curadh ┐ muirni na miled, CCath. 5945. Of natural sounds: ind Etáil . . . muir a timchell cona m.¤ , Rawl. 78b37 . co clos a muirnd ┐ a ngair (of sea-waves), Aen. 229. tic in gæth . . . cona siansan ┐ cona m.¤ moir, 238 . tipra Chonnlai ba mór m.¤ `loud was its sound', Met. Dinds. iii 292.9 . m.¤ gach lonnsrotha, BNnÉ 148.14 . ra m.¤ moir contuilim-si (of sound of a river), Anecd. ii 23 § 4. Of music: m.¤ na murduchand mara ` chant ', Met. Dinds. iii 190.15 .

(b) met. a troop, band (of warriors): marcṡlóg na tuaithe Tesaldai cenmothá mormúirnd na mílead Maicedondai, Alex. 302. co ros-laiset a saithe saiged . . . frisin múirnd moir Maicedondai, 245 ; cf. 24 . m.¤ .i. buidhean, O'Cl. muad-m.¤ .i. mórbuidhean, ib. (cf. CRR 53 cited above). Cf. also follg.: cúic scéith, . . . cúic eich, cóic mná, mór a muirnn (of a tribute), BR 128 z (= in ṁuirn BB). fichi cornn . . . fichi moghaidh, m.¤ n-uabhair `a proud troop', 158.21 . an mhuirn . . . dá dtug annsacht the folk whom he had loved, PBocht 121 § 20.

(c) high spirit, ardour, exuberant energy . ropo mór far m.¤ 'sin chath | i n-agid na Fomorach, TFerbe 615 (`' Wind., see b). nā bíd laech cen arm, | nā rop maeth a m.¤ , LL 148b47 = KMMisc. 270 § 49. ro choiscfind-sea co luath do muirnn fora ta `I should soon have chastised him out of his present ardour', Aen. 1085. cét bliadhan damh fa m.¤ | am' séghdha hseabaic hsulghuirm (of Fintan mac Bochra), Anecd. i 28 § 27. ba mor ar meisneach 's ar m.¤ , Duan. Finn i 9.28 . ? mac Fiachuidh moir na muirne, LL 396.14 . m.¤ ┐ menmanradh na macraidhe, FM v 1278.2 . a muirnn, a misnec[h] ┐ a mileatacht, MR 314.18 . As quasi-vn.: bheith ag m.¤ dá múraibh `to be exulting ', ML 78.18 .

(d) often of festive mirth, gaiety, jollity, sometimes passing into objective sense of conviviality, good cheer, etc. gáir muirne is gáir meda, Met. Dinds. iv 368.16 . buí Eamhain lán do mhuirn is do mheadhair, Content. xxviii 49. triath budh mhór m.¤ is meadhair, A. Ó Dálaigh lii 44. i dtigh Thaidhg ní thraothfa ar m.¤ , Gofraidh Fionn i 25 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). docer do dán, a meic righ Raighne . . . caide na cuirnn no caidhi in mh.¤ | do bi cot' athair? ZCP xii 291.2 = Keat. iii 3423. ní threceb mo thratha . . . for aba ḟledōil no múirne dímaínige in domnáin, LB 273b69 . falchaid met bar muirni amuig | cen chuimni fon ēc acuib the exuberance of your spirits shuts out the remembrance of death, Arch. iii 239 § 24. ní fuil uasal nó íseal | nach léir ina theach m.¤ mhór | ima seach cuirm is cómhól, MS. Mat. 564 y (poem by Cucoigriche Ó Cléirigh † 1664). ní do mhúch m.¤ na n-oireacht (of death of a chieftain), Misc. Celt. Soc. 340.24 . truagh nach ránag eárr na haoise | sul dochonnarc do mhuirinn [leg. mhuirnn?] fá mhaoithe (to Dún Iasc after the death of its lord), Keat. Poems 1486. tú it'aonar . . . | anocht gan mhoirn gan mheadhair (to Dún na nGall), Measgra Dánta 56.55 . Possibly also in follg.: roddet mil, roddet crut[h]nec[h]t, | roddet muirn ic dainib de, | roddet cuirn, roddet cruithne `there was yielded affection in people too' (? the hearts of men were gladdened thereby), Ériu viii 67.11 (poem attributed to Flann Fína † c. 704).

(e) favour, affection, esteem (late use): mairg mhellus m.¤ in tsaoghail `whom love of the world deceives', O'Gr. Cat. 357.19 (poem by Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh † 1387; line 22 follg.: flaithemnas mór ar muirn mbic suggests rather the sense d; see quotation from same author given under that head). ní bhi oirn . . . d'onoir acht moirn uaibh d' fhaghail to gain your favour, Ir. Texts ii 84 § 20. mairg darab soirbh an saoghal, a mhoirnd is mairg do ghébhadh, Carswell 246. d'énní dá tucas mo thoil . . . nír dlígh mé méid mo muirni I should not have given so much love, O'Gr. Cat. 347.8. dlighter dō díograis muirne `warmth of lovingkindness', 475.15 . drong ó bhfuighinn . . . sgoth mhuirne ar ḟeadh m'aimsire `the choicest favor', TD 15.12 . an óige . . . biaidh sise fá mh.¤ ag cách (youth) will be in favour with all, Measgra Dánta 72.10 = O'Gr. Cat. 523.21. go raibhi duine uasal . . . fá mhúirnn mhóir agan rígh, MacAingil 104.9 . méad na muirne do bhí ag Dia air the great- ness of God's love for him, TSh. 340. With obj. gen.: ná traothadh Dia a mhoirn mháthar `His mother-like love' (? His love for His mother), PBocht 11 § 24. do mhuirn dá mhac for love of his son, 47 § 7 . As quasi-vn.: ic m.¤ ima mac fondling her son, RC v 199.4 . In concrete sense object of favour or love, darling: Aodh mac C. . . . muirn ┐ ordan Dal cCais, FM ii 864 z . trí buadha Breagh ┐ trí muirne Midhe (of persons), ML 80.8 . Cf. muirnín.

? 2 muirn

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n sea: m.¤ Giudan `sea of G.' (i.e. the Firth of Forth), RC xxi 6 , see Reeves' Culdees, Trans. R.I.A. 1860 p. 124 ; acc. to Rhys = W. merin Iodeo, from Lat. marina, RC xxi 9 n. 2 . eter Sliabh nOchel ┐ murn Guidan (leg. mur nG.), BB 214a22 = muir `sea', the -n has been wrongly transferred from the follg. word. See BBCS xxvi 440 n. 4 .

1 muirnech

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o, ā. (cf. muirenn) adj. of uncertain meaning, used as epithet of a `manaís' or broad-bladed spear. mánais murnech ina deiss, TBC 5403 (= muincech, TBC² 3304 ). fón manaís murnig, 1286 . tiagam . . . bar ar mánaisib móra murniucha, 3606 , cf. 3612 . tri mánaisi mára murnecha, LL 266b3 = MU 30.22 . do manaisibh murnec[h]aibh, CCath. 6020. manaois mórmhúirneach airgididhe, Todd Lect. iv 74.22 . go manaoisibh móirleabhra muirneacha, Hugh Roe 214.4 (fo. 57a) . FM vi 2126.26 . Thurneysen associates with this word the follg.: brat odar, muirnech (?) umi ina brot, ZCP ix 191 § 3 (appar. a clasp or pin); the MS. reads mirnech umhae, Ériu ii 33.4 .

2 muirnech

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adj o, ā. (muirn).

(a) in follg. exx. represents variously senses a, c, or d of muirn; clamorous, tumultuous; spirited, mettlesome; animated, joyous . fer mor m.¤ boisterous (?), Anecd. i 65.1 (of a smith). Cumscraid mormurnech `of the great hosts' (?), Ériu i 116 § 5. gairguba ┐ golgairi . . . int ṡloigh mormuirnig ` tumultuous ', Aen. 529. milid mera muirnecha merdana ` cheerful ', CCath. 5365. gasradh moirneach Mhoighe Rath `joyous warriors', Content. xxx 24. dirim mór múirneach meirléimneach, Todd Lect. iv 78.13 . adv. co muirneach mormenmnach `cheerfully and spiritedly', RC xxiii 400 § 5. Of things or places: ar Troe murnigh na maer, BB 52b21 . tarcasal mara muirnigh ` bois- terous ', MR 288.5 . fosgadh a stuic mhúirnigh mhóir, Ériu i 100.3 . longes adbul-mor ba murnichi (murnige v.l.) nā gach longes more numerous, better manned (?), Cog. 48.1 . longphort leathanmhuirneach, ML 74.12 . an ciachbhrat . . . ciothmhuir- neach ` showery ' (of the sky), 102.27 . Of actions, combats, etc., prob. spirited, ardent, impetuous: rugastar . . . sitheadh mear muirneach, ML 86.35 . ruathar ro-mhuirnioch rabharta, 114.3 . an comhrac as mó ┐ as muirnighe, 114.27 .

(b) in follg. late exx. seems to mean dear, beloved: gadhar m.¤ `a pet dog', BCC 320.9 . a mheic mhuirnigh! PBocht 92 § 13. senchaidh m.¤ is maccaem, AU ii 504.16 . maide muirneach mullaigh na míleadh (of a chief), Hackett xxxix 100. is nír muirneach leis gan cleith é | d'easccaine ara bhraithre he (Colum C.) did not like him (Mo Chuda) to curse his brethren, BNnÉ 181.12 (the text seems corrupt, first line is hyper- metric). Tender, affectionate: fa muirneach . . . oileamhain na hingine, ML 38.19 . do hoileadh an mac go múirneach léi, Eochairsg. 89.13 . an té dobheir a ṡearbhfóghantuigh suas go muirneach, Prov. xxix 21.

3 muirnech

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Forms: muirineach, muiríneach

n [f.] bent, sea-grass: in murain . . . .i. in m.¤ cin buain, Laws i 170.25 Comm. muirineach (muirneach) ` sea matweed ', Hog. Luibh. muiríneach f., Dinneen . See muirin.

4 muirnech

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n ā, f., (muirn) the act of caressing: ro gab ic moirnig ime ┐ ic slemnachad a findfaidh, D IV 2, 73vb4 . Cf. muir- neacht ` caressing, fondling ', Dinneen .

muirnige

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n [, f.] (abstr. of 2 muirnech?) ni ro ghebhtar ot' mac cen (? cech) muirnighi, LL 386a10 (Timna Cathaír). ? dil a maicne muirnighe, 386b18 .

muirnín

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n m. (1 muirn) a favourite, darling ; late word, used of either sex. gan mh.¤ . . . gan muintir, RC xxiii 8.8 . múirnín mic nó inghine, TSh. 8620. do labhair Rebeca rena múirnín mic her favourite son, Eochairsg. 60.13 . i ndóigh na ríoghachta do rochtain da muirnín mic .i. Brian, Keat. ii 5771. saor . . . mo mh.¤ ó na leomhanuibh, Psa. xxxv 17. múirnin, seircin, aongrádh, Eg. Gl. 464. Common in mod. poetry, often = ` sweetheart '.

muirnínecht

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n f. the act of caressing, fondling: beithi a muir- níneacht air a glúinibh ye shall be dandled upon her knees, Isa. lxvi 12.