murdúchann, murdúchu

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Forms: mhurdhúchuinn, murdhuach, muirdhiúch, murdhúchann, muruchu, -duchu, murdhuchann, murduchand, mardhucann

n o, m. later n, f. (muir + dúchann, Ériu xxix 142, 148 ), a mermaid. a s. don mhurdhúchuinn , IGT Dec. ex. 433. Mod.Ir. murdhuach, muirdhiúch, murdhúchann, Dinneen . muruchu (leg. -duchu), gl. siren, Ir. Gl. 1020. is é Cacher druí dorat in leges dóib dia mboí in murdúchand oca medrad, LL 3a2 , cf. ar medhradh na murduchann, Leb. Gab. i 204.19 (of same incident). muir- duchonn [sic leg.] do ghabail d'iasgairibh Coradh L., AU ii 98.21 = murdhuchann, FM ii 1006.14 . co cuala . . . dord na murdúchand di Muir Icht, LL 169a14 (g s. or g p.?). muirn na murduchand mara, Met. Dinds. iii 190.15 (g p.). co nach cualadar san enni acht imall [leg. nuall] . . . na mardhucann , CF 40. na murduchaínd .i. ingena . . . co c[n]essaib gela úas uíscib, RC xv 433.3 . tarla murrdhúchainn ar an muir . . . ┐ do chandaois ceol, Keat. ii 536.

murga

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n f. (muir + gae) a sea-spear, harpoon: a mhurgha leis, Lism. L. 1640.

murgnaid

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adj. (muir + gnáth?) practised in seafaring? Heremon mar milid muad murgnaid, Rawl. 115b42 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 42.4 , where Meyer emends: Mil muad murgnaid `'.

murluaith

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n i, f., (? muir + luaith) lit. ` sea-ashes, -dust ', hence salt (obtained by evaporation)? luaith cacha tellaig ach murluaith `sea-ashes', Laws v 486.17 . miach murluatha `salt', 90.16 Comm. miach muirluacha, iv 310.22 (used for pickling meat; `sea-ash', MacNeill, Law of Status 291 ). miach mor- luatha .i. salaind, H. 3.18 p. 511 ( O'C. 1265 ). See also 2 múr.

murmur

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n m. (Romance loan-word) murmuring, complaining . gen m.¤ gan mainnechtnaighi, ZCP vi 25.2 . a ndérnuis murmar ar Dhia nó gerán, MacAingil 281.16 .

murrach

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Forms: murrach, murrachas

adj [o,ā.] a form of 2 muirech? beitt meic righ cen chomhall, | bud cumang gach m.¤ (: dubach), ZCP x 50.5 (signs of degenerate times). Cf. murrach ` able, capable '; murrachas ` superiority ', O'R.

murraith

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Forms: murrathu

n i, f., (? muir + ráith) sea-fern, sea-weed? g s. cona moing murrathu , Aisl. MC 124.19 . See murráthach.

murrasc

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Forms: murrusc

n o, m., (late form of muiresc) a low-lying sea-board ; ro taithmigh . . . a longa a murrusc deiscertach insi Siccil, CCath. 2869. murrusc na hEpiri, 3455 (a s.). do cairgib in murraisc ilirecda, 2659 . do murruscaib cairrcide `rocky sea-shores', 4329 . murrusg .i. muir-riasg . . . .i. an áit a mbeanann muir re tir, O'Cl.

murráthach

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Forms: murraithaighe

n ā, f., (<muir? cf. murraith) some kind of plant with edible root: is e anlann rom-gnathaigh | dā mecon do murrathaigh, Fél. 88 z . dá mhecon do muráthaig, Fel.² lxi y (O'Curry, Mann. and Cust. i 366 , takes the word in this passage to mean `enclosed garden', a definition reproduced by Hogan Luibh. p. 57 ). tubha .i. noinín .i. murrathach, Arch. i 333.6 . g s. sil murraithaighe , 344 .

murrech

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n o, m., [< muir-ḟiach] a large sea-bird, a sea-raven: i ndeilb segi mori .i. murrech, LU 1323 = i ndeilb muirfeich, Im. Brain ii 291. See muirḟiach (muir, compds.).

mursantacht

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n ā, f., subjection, slavery: atá an creatúir fá mhursantachd an diomháoinis, Rom. viii 20. m.¤ cumais do dheunamh, GJ ii 226a37 .