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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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Forms: muirneach

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.

muirt

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n f. lees, dregs (coll., but also used in pl.). muirt moirt, IGT Dec. § 14.18 . moirte, deasgadh `dregs, lees', Eg. Gl. 479. gurb annamh fíon bhíos gan moirt, Dánta Grádha iii 10 (ed. 1916). atá sé 'na mhuirt mhéith (of ale), Measgra Dánta 8.23 . do shuídhigh sé air a mhoirtibh he hath settled on his lees, Jerem. xlviii 11. Refuse, mire: bealach . . . lán do mhuirt, TSh. 10747. (Fig.) ó mhuirt na mímhéine, 5249 . do mhoirt mhíchreidhimh, MacAingil 9.17 . m.¤ ár n-orchra `the dead- weight of my grief', Ó Bruad. iii 202.4 .

? muirthend

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n [ā,f.] (compd. of muir + tend?) the expanse of the sea (? a beach, strand): eich scuaibleabhra tar muirthind (i.e. crested billows), ZCP x 339 § 16 ; seems = tar m.¤ thind, but metre requires a disyllabic ending.

muirtill

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adj heavy, sluggish: duine muirtill míothapaidh, TSh. 10388. ualach muirtil na beatha so, Imit. 125.3 . Cf. murtall ` fatness, heaviness '; bó mhurtaill (mhuirtill) `a heavy cow', Dinneen . ? Also muirtille: da mbia an t-ech (dimhain muirtille) ort 'if your horse is lazy and sluggish ' Celtica ii 50 § 11 .