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1 macht n destruction? dibad ┐ bath . . . ┐ m. ¤ ┐ ort ┐ temede
nomina mortis , Met. Gl. 3 n. 2 (= H. 3.18,p. 611b , O'C.
1338 ): prob. an abstraction frommachtaid,q.v.

2 macht n .i. ciuntonn mhara, O'Cl. (asea-wave?).

1 machtad n m.O.Ir.machdad, usual form in Glosses:mach-
5dath, Sg. 6a9 , 65a1 , TBC 743 ;machthad, Wb. 18c6 , Ml. 47a15 ;
magthad, Wb. 5a1 . Mid.Ir.machtad, later superseded by
machtnad.
Wonder,astonishment; somethingwonderfulorsurprising ;
transl.Lat.stupor, Ml. 25a9 , 46a19 , 68b9 ;mirus, 47a15 , Sg. 167a4 ,
10 222a5 , BCr. 41d3 .machtadh no machtnadh .i. iongnadh,
O'Cl. ar nach corathar i mmoth ┐ machthad, Ml. 68b9 .dobeir
mac[h]dath for cach meild, LL 49b16 ( Hail Brigit § 3 ).nocorb
éicen machta[d] no iṅgantus de cia no thísed, TBC 950
(machtnad, St.),cf. 1063 .ba mor a n-adhuath ar machtath
15ar [leg.an] sceoil great was their horror at the amazing portent,
FB 96 ( ITS ii 122 , RC xiv 452 ).g p. mormachtad┐ cnead
ros-laiset . . . oc imaicsin na sét . . . ic a comroind they beheld
with great wonder and many sighs
, Alex. 385.
Generally used with cop. as pred.:cid armad machdad aní
20sin? why should that be wondered at? Sg. 167a4 .níbbu mach-
dath betis grecdi it would not be surprising that they should be
Greek
, 6a9 ,cf. 65a1 .ní machdath cid hí comasṅdís no wonder
that it is in apposition
, 222a5 .is machtath [machtadLU]a
thraiti rombith in cethror it is wonderful how quickly the four
25were cut
, TBC² 318. ni ba m. ¤ daggním do denam dosom, 364 .
nirbo machtadh cid he no beth ann, Lism. L. 1988. ba m. ¤
menman . . . ina nderna, LB 235b45 .nír bhó machtadh gach
aon ba inéchta do mharbhadh, FM v 1730.11 .
is m. ¤ limm I wonder, amsurprised: is machthad limm a
30threte dorérachtid máam firinne(=miror quod tam cito. . .),
Wb. 18c6 ,cf. Sg. 6a4 .bá machdad leiseom aní sin, LU 9713 =
ZCP iii 216 § 31. napad m. ¤ libsi . . . airde na cruiche . . .
tresngata na huile dúile wonder not that the sign of the cross
traverses all the elements
, Mon. Tall. § 85. ba m. ¤ mor lasin
35escop in scel sin, PH 1076. ba mactad mor leis ind abairt
dorigníset, CCath. 970.
Rarely used asvn.with obj. gen.:bai Cormac ic machtadh
in chuaich ar imad delbh, IT iii 197 § 52. ic m. ¤ .i. ag ingantu-
gad secip ræta, Auraic. 5577.

40 2 machtad n m. vn.ofmachtaid. Slaughtering: m. ¤ ┐ tamnad int
sloig, BB 444a8 .fri machtadh ndæne, Dinds. 27 ( RC xv 327 ),
cf. LL 193a25 .ro gabhsat . . . for machtadh . . . aroile, FM v
1614.15 .machtadh ┐ mídhíach for mearghasraidh,ib. 1358.9 .
mactadh .i. marbhadh, O'Cl.

45 machtaid v ā, a loan-word from Lat.mactare? not found in
Glosses; all exx. below are in pass. voice. Slaughters: mocui
Chuinn co noi milib machta C.'s descendants have been slain
with nine thousand
(?), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 17 ,cf. Rawl. 124b2 .
is a dō ro machtad ann, Conall ┐ Dunchad, Hib. Min. 71.24 .
50 im tháin bó Dartada . . . trias' ro machtada mór-ḟir, Met.
Dinds. iii 314. atát sund . . . o ro machtait 'sin mór-maidm,
132 .ro machtait (.i. ro marbhait) ced ar mile diobh, Leb.
Gab. i 148.15 .ro machtaitt ┐ ro marbhaitt droncca dírimhe
daghláoch, Hugh Roe fo. 76a .ro machtait laoich ┐ ro tamh-
55nait colla leo, FM i 332.6 ,cf. i 26.3 , ii 776.7 , vi 2256.3 .

machtaigid v i(1 machtad) wonders, isamazedat: machthaigit
in slog in mírbail, LU 4231 ( SG 83.10 ).ro machtaigsetar co
mór, Trip. 56.3 =mirati sunt, Lat. Lives 9. Part. nec.:is mor
┐ ismacdaigthea nert, FA 1 ( LU 1940 =machtnaigthiLB).

60 machtnad n m.later Mid.Ir. form of1 machtad, wonder,sur-
prise;a matter for wonder .machtadh no machtnadh .i.
iongnadh, O'Cl. gabhus machtnadh menmhan ┐ iongnadh
aigenta íad, BNnÉ 166 § 41. machtna meanman, 158.1 .
Usually with cop.:nirbo m. ¤ [machthadLU]ce no ḟoisced a
65cenda, TBC² 483. nár bhó machtnadh iatt do ghníomh ina
ndearnsatt that it was no wonder they should have done what
they did
, FM v 1528. is m. ¤ linn nā tic in muilleoir, Lism. L.
1998. ba m. ¤ mor lasan airdri iomad na n-esccarad, Ériu iv 49
§ 2 .ba machtnadh ┐ ba hingantus dermhair leo, Fl. Earls
70 52.9 . FM v 1662.18 . As quasi-vn.:bai cach dib ic fegad ┐ ic
machtnadh d'araile, BB 424a6 . In concrete sense:tinnscnamh
for mh. ¤ ┐ tuaruscbail na hInnia annso`the marvels and de-
scription of India
', Marco P. 144.

machtnaigid v i(machtnad) wonders,marvels, isamazedat:
75 machtnaigim-si cia hanfhéle`I marvel at thy impudence', PH
1756. cidh mhachtnuighi? why marvellest thou? Lism. L.
3762. machtnuighit ┐ ingantaighit mírbuili Dé, 3874 .ro
machtnaig o menmain inní ro chuala, PH 5505. cioth cloich-
snechta . . . bátar dronga i nErinn na ro mhachtnaidh é acht
80amhail nach cioth n-aile, FM v 1678.8 . In impers.pass.con-
struction:romachtnaighedhuime siubhal for an righ all
wondered at his walking on the king
, BNnÉ 292 § 11. Intrans.:
machtnaigit ind óic de-sein, TFerbe 92 .gur mhachtnuighea-
dar . . . re huamhan na hiolphéiste, Maguires of F. § 3.

85 machtnaigthi (part. nec.ofmachtnaigid)to bewondered at;
wonderful,surprising. is mor ┐ is m. ¤ a nert, FA 1 (LB).ni
lugu is m. ¤ lim-sa comad . . . I have no less reason to marvel
that . . .
, PH 1758. coin co méit m. ¤ of wonderful size, 1782 .