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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 .

machtnamh n o,m., (mod.) wondering,marvelling ,absol. or
folld. byAR.ac macnamh air` astonishedat', Eg. Gl. 475.
5 mar do bheith mórán ag machtnamh ort, Isa. lii 14. innmhe
ag Gallaibh ní machtnamh, O'Bruad. iii 164. In mod. spoken
lang. generally = considering,reflecting .

machtnugad n u,m., (vn.ofmachtnaigid) wondering,marvelling;
acauseofsurpriseorwonder .is é a m. ¤ this is the surprising
10thing about it
, Laws v 94.24 Comm. Usually with cop. folld.
byLA:bá machtnugud ┐ ba hingnad mór léo cen múr na
cathrach do trascairt, CCath. 1843 ,cf. 2854 .ba m. ¤ mor le in
fainne órda, MR 72.2 .g s. is e cuit inmachtnaigthi `the force
of the doubt
', Laws iv 64.7 Comm. robad ingnad lib méd in
15machtnaigthi, YBL 84a18 . Considering,pondering? cia
machtnugadh dorone sencus fer nErend do rad ris? what
consideration caused it to be called
. . ., Laws i 34.14 .ag
machtnughadh ┐ ag midheamhain ar an muinntir misgnigh
sin, TSh. 6601.

20 macloc n o,m.,`child-place',womb. in locc asa teid a naidhe .i.
in maclog, RC xxvi 28 n. 4 .in chompert . . . rolá saide . . . it
macloc-su, LL 273b26 .glanaidh in maclach, O'Gr. Cat. 229.
21 (=purgat matricem).g s. cum anmaclaig , Rosa Angl.
222.16 .

25 macnas n oandu,m. macnus, IGT Dec. § 38, p. 88 . Sport,
dalliance(generally in bad sense),wantonness .macnus
`pleasure,luxury', Eg. Gl. 459. céol ┐ cuideachta, meadar ┐
m. ¤ , ZCP iv 408.16 .roboi oc macnus for Fechín he was wanton
to F.
, RC xii 342 § 37. cia a n-aghaidh a ndéantaoi bhur
30macnus? against whom do ye sport yourselves? Isa. lvii 4. má
dho-rinne mé m. ¤ `if I have lived riotously', Studies 1924, 87
§ 17 .na cúig fhir déag ba mhó meisneach ┐ macnais`the most
daring and lustful
', Keat. iii 2812. ag measgán mhearbhaill
mhacnasa na colna, TSh. 7522. do mhúchadh a mhacnais,
35 275 . Of sport, play as oppd. to reality:ní ba m. ¤ meanman a
n-éirghe a vain imagination, Carswell 125. ag lámhach mac-
nuis as chran̄tábaill atplay-shooting , Rel. Celt. ii 172.6 .

macnasach(macnaisech) adj o, ā. wanton,luxurious: bí neach
eile macnaiseach 'n-a mhaoin(=in bonis illius alius luxuria-
40bitur), TSh. 7173. macnasach a n-adhuigh Chríosd, 1 Tim. v
11 .dáoine macnuchasa (macnusacha, ed. 1829) effeminate ,
1 Cor. vi 9.

1 mac(c)rad n ā,f., (mac).macroth, TBC² 401 =macradLU.
macradh, IGT Dec. § 12.17 .macraidh § 13 .
45(a) sons(coll.),children,offspring: dorigset comarli cóir |
maccrad amra Iacoib, SR 3534. a maccrad Iacoib! 3605 .rí
ro tidnacht bith ṁbuidnech . . . maínib maccraid with its
treasures and offspring
, 2635 .guid maccraid [macraithv.l.]
. . . ind noíb Emiliáni, Fél. Aug. 22 (.i.E. cum .vii. filiis, ib.
50 p. 188 Comm. )
(b)generallyboys,youths(coll. : ro clos . . . son a garma |
macraide caille Fochlad, Hy. ii 16. tech i mbatar in m. ¤ oc cur
in rothchlessa, FB 64. scéla na maccáem ┐ na maccraide i
nEmain, TBC 876. cath na Maccraide the battle of the youths,
55 CRR 57. i n-urd fiansae macruidhe in the order of youthful
championship
, Ériu viii 173.1 .gillandrad ┐ macraid, Cog.
66.15 .banmaccrad girls , TBC 1360. macrad gréine(of host
of Heaven), Studies 1930, 439.11 .Of young children (appa-
rently only of theHoly Innocents): lín na macraide ro ches
60la Heróid, L. Hy. i 38.25 .ro marb Hiruath in macraid
i mBethil, PH 2837 ,cf. 2661 , 6960 .Irúath do mharb an
macraid, Maund. § 82. lā na macraidhi the Feast of the Inno-
cents
, Fl. Earls 96.25 .

? 2 mac(c)rad (-aid) n[f.] nameof some (juvenile?)sickness?
65 cen derg cen macrad for in lenum` disease ', Laws ii 164.1
Comm. macraidh .i. galar; dia mbháoi an mac a macraidh
fhoda .i. a ngalar fhada, O'Cl. = H. 3.18 p. 654 ( O'C. 1478 ).
See alsomacrae.

mac(c)radán n o,m., dim. of1 macrad:n p. inmacradain , Fél.
70 Dec. 28 v.l.=in maccáin, text.

mac(c)rae n[io,m.] childhood,boyhood (a compd. ofmac+ré,
rae`time, period'?):ro buí in mac sin i mmacrai cetheora
mbliadne déc cen labrad at the age of fourteen(?), LL 117b11 .
im essrechta maccru (.i. na hi ro-uaisi gatus sirg dona macaib
75beca .i. camana ┐ liathroiti) toys of childhood, Laws i 124.13 ,
138.31 . O'Dav. 1247 :macræ .i. toirsi no mifreut est:
argaibh macru macu . . . .i. geibid mifri .i. toirsi na macu
bega, may be due to misunderstanding the last quotation or
to confusion with2 macrad.

80 macrall n ā,f.,atesticle: co ndechaid [in gai] triat' [ṡ]liasait ┐
tria uachtur domacraille , IT i 103.2 (= Sc. MMD 13.1 ).
?n du. dámhagraillan mheinisdreach, IGT Dec. ex. 901. g p.
lus namagrall `orchis', Rosa Angl. 286.11 .n s. inmaghragall ,
O'Gr. Cat. 113.15. Seemagarla.

85 mac(c)samla subst. indecl.Acc. to Meyer, Misc. Hib. p. 32
(Univ. Illinois 1916) =mac+ g.s. of fem. nounsamla,ason of
likeness;not a true compd. as shown by the unlenited s; in
poetrysamlacounts as a distinct word (:tarla, ZCP iii 23.29 ;
tharga, TFerbe 65 3; alliterates with s, SR 5367 , 7007 ); see
also Stern, ZCP iv 185. Marstrander, Bidrag p. 40 , believes it
5a compd. of O.N.maki(older Eng.make`mate') with Ir.
samail, see also RC xii 461. Later oftenmac(c)asamla(Stowe
variant in TBC 612 , 648 , 875 );macasamlaid, Laws v 244.20
Comm.
An equal,match, thelike(of), with gen. or poss. pron.
10(generally but not exclusively of persons).m. ¤ Solman . . . ni
frith do rigaib talman, SR 7007. noco tarla dam cose | m. ¤ na
crichi-se, ZCP iii 23.29 .ni tharla rumm . . . da [= do] m. ¤ galaib
gliad, TBC 4053. ni ḟaca a m. ¤ ríam ar déne, Fian. 78.29 .in méit
doronsat ar n-aithrecha . . . denum-ne a choibes ┐ a m. ¤ , PH
15 120. díomsach d'ár mac samhlai-ne smuaineadh . . . ort-sa
it is presumption for one like me, Dánta Grádha xxxiii 21 .
mórán dom mhacasamhla a measg mo chinidh, Gal. i 14.
daghēnadh a macasamhla isin firmamint would cause a like
effect
, ITS xiv 68.11 . Folld. by prep.:a macsamhla sin d'onoir,
20 Fl. Earls 188.29 .an tí . . . do bhi gan maca samhla dhó ar an.
talamh, TSh. 2814. Often in apposition to a preceding noun:
co ragad méla a m. ¤ fort a like disgrace, TBC 648 ,cf. 612 .
oirchis don tshenoir . . . uair ro bai seanoir a m. ¤ agut fen, Aen.
3195. ni acumar duine do macsámla, PH 3915. ní raibi isin
25domun mhnaí a maccasamla, TTr.² 371 .nocha bhfaca fear
. . . teagh a maca samhla sin, TD 11.4 .