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móraid v ā, (mór) also máraid. 3 s. pres. (with 3 s.f. pron. suff.)
mórthus, Fél. Prol. 132. 3 s. pret. (with 3 s.f. pron.) mórsus,
ib. June 5 ; (with 3 pl. pron.) mórsus, Jan. 30. With analogous
s-subj., 3 s. pres. (with 1 s. pron. suff.) mārsim Dia may God
65exalt me
, ZCP x 347 § 16.
(a) makes great, magnifies, exalts, glorifies: nundam-morae-
se, gl. glorificandi, Ml. 70c11 (2 s. subj. pres.). ro morais , gl.
mirificasti, 37a2 . dofeich cach n-olcc et mórid cech maith,
Wb. 6a16 . indí consechat hulcu et mórate mathi, 6a9 . ro
70mórad ainm nDé (= clarificabatur), Lat. Lives 46. Maire
máras Mathae whom Matthew magnifies, Fél. July 1 . in
Chiaráin ro rígtha, in Chronáin ro mártha have been exalted,
ib. Prol. 236. Patraicc Macha martai Gaidil whom the Gaels
magnify
, Arch. iii 303 § 1. crothfidher gaiscedh, morfaider
75clerech, ZCP x 344 § 20. mórad fírinne, na mmórfa let him
exalt justice, it will exalt him
, xi 80 § 5 . i Muccrama mórtais
gluind heroic deeds won [him ] fame (?), LL 146a31 = mōrdais,
ZCP xii 378.26 . Maine Mórgar mórdais rúin, ZCP ix 175 § 2.
co bás Mughroin mortais rainn whom verses `extol', FM ii
80710.3 (poem). gach nech mórfas Druim Lethan . . .mórfatt-sa
a ainim ar nimh, BNnÉ 272.26 . a bhráthair mhion do mhór
Dia | nochar mhór cion ar a chlú `whom God exalted and who
hated fame
', PBocht 127 § 42. sliocht Eoghain Mhóir
mhóraid mionn `who revere an oath', Content. x 13. do móradh
85go glórmhar é (= magnificatus est), TSh. 5910. part. Mani
Mór mortha miled worshipped by warriors (?), TFerbe 802 .
(b) makes greater, increases: da ndernaidh bar saethar, da
moraidh bar lubhair `if ye increase your labour', BNnÉ 309.4
= ZCP x 43.22 . mortar leo mo manaig d'erred ┐ d'edach
let my monks be endowed with gear and clothing, ZCP xii 388.10 .
5(c) assembles, musters, convokes (= conmóraid): Oenach
Clochair ro mór Find . . . ra morsat Muimnig, RC vii 290.9 , 11 .
ro morad aenach Tailtean la Daire, BB 252b21 . Cf. co ro mór
a thigardail i cend Cairpri `maintained his fight', CRR 49.
Cf. commorais a thigardail, ib.; ra chommoratar in tigardail,
10 46 .
See mórad.

móraigid v g. (mór) magnifies, extols: meudaigh, móruigh
`magnify', Eg. Gl. 316. ? moraiget saeghlonn, O'Dav. 1424.
vn. cuimhnigh a obair do mhórughadh , Job xxxvi 24.

15 morail n f. myrrh: édpraid in m. ¤ don choimdid in tí traethus
dualchi a cholla tria apstanait, PH 7109 (compared to the
myrrh offered by the Magi, see 7017 ). Possibly a mistake of
the scribe suggested by Lat. moraliter (see 7090 and cf. 7114 ):
see follg.

20 moráil n f. (Lat. moralis) `morality', the moral interpretation:
stair ┐ sians ┐ moráil ┐ anogaig, RC xx 256.8 .

morálda (-ta) adj io, iā (cf. moráil) moral: etargnai moralla
(= moralis sensus), PH 4599. risin bhfeallsamh morálta,
O'Don. Gram. 451.30 . caibidil ina dtráchtar go mórálta ar
25an Aifrenn `in its moral aspects', O'Gr. Cat. 38.11.

moráltacht n ā, f., morality, morals: docum moraltachta na
diaghachta, Eg. 88, fo. 39a ( O'C. 2481 ).

morálus n u, m., (< Lat. moralis) moral; moral signification: sens
┐ moralus, Ml. 14d9 . sian[s] sóer ┐ morolus, ZCP iii 21.16 .
30 Morality: bestata ┐ morolus, Hib. Min. 11.252 . do incosc
morolusa, 9.294 .

mórán n o, m., (mór) a large quantity or number (late Mid. and
Mod.Ir.). moran do righaibh, CF 15. moran do mergedaib,
Cog. 198.3 . morán do sedoibh, FM i 94.2 . do mhórán do
35dhaoinibh, TSh. 102. dobeir begán, dobeir mórán, SG 287.1 .
mórán, Dinneen .

moránad? ind ní moránad ní do cogaibh glāime gonadh, Arch.
iii 297 § 50. Cf. moránta.

moránta adj io, iā. gabuis chuice go ro-onōrach grāssamail mōrānta
40iad `received them . . . with honour', Fl. Earls 170.15 . moránta
` affable ' Dinneen (also maránta).

1 morc n m. meaning doubtful, occurring in the expression: m. ¤
(mór-)teined a great fire, a bonfire; possibly a large mass, heap,
pile , cf. O'Cl. : m. ¤ .i. mór. ro fadaiged m. ¤ morthinedh, Fian.
45 58.4 , cf. 70.32 . do dealbsam m. ¤ mor teineadh, ZCP i 131.30 .
dealbh guail ar n-a loscadh i m. ¤ móirthenidh, ITS v 14.14 . m. ¤
mor tinedh, Fl. Earls 224.10 . 'na morcaibh troma teineadh
`in mighty masses of flame', TD 4.22 . Cf. follg. and molc.

2 morc n o, m., a boar? m. ¤ .i. torc, O'Cl. oenach morc maimthi
50`a fair of hogs' CRR 6 ; seems a fig. expression for a gathering
of warriors . Prob. same word as preceding, the orig. sense
being something great or huge, cf. O'Clery's gloss given under
1 morc. As n.pr. m., Morc mac Deled (name of a Fomorian
chief), LL 6a44 , Leb. Gab. i 80.30 , Keat. i p. 180 ; gen. Muirc,
55 Leb. Gab. i 86.5 .

mórda adj io, iā. (mór) great, exalted , of position and rank; also of
disposition, lofty, high-minded; haughty . m. ¤ cach menmnach,
Arch. iii 229.117 , cf. 230.141 . m. ¤ cech ndindba `every indigent
person is proud
', Tec. Corm. § 13.17 . nít mórdai fria ṅgudi
60` haughty ', Fél. Mar. 1. menmaib mórdaib, SR 4359. rob é an
Maoisi mórdha (of Brian Boroimhe), Cog. 204.10 . Hieremias
morda ` majestic ', Gorm. May 1. compar. ni ḟaca laoch . . .
budh morrda is budh mire, LL 396.2 . go gcailltear . . . an
onóir leis na daoinibh bhíos mórdha ré linn a mbeathadh
65 exalted, of high position, TSh. 917. Of things: noí mis, mōrda
rē, SR 7515. fidbudh messa mordhai, Anecd. i 56 § 45. munce
mordhai, § 51.

mórdacht n ā, f., mórdhacht, IGT Dec. § 26. Magnanimity,
greatness of mind ; in objective sense dignity, grandeur,
70 majesty: bidh mordacht it' mór-tighibh, LL 386a36 . ni rabi
a samail issin Asia . . . ar maisse ┐ míne ┐ mórdacht, 225b26
( TTr. 621 ). uasalcleirech . . . ar mine, ar mordhacht, ar
midhcaire, AU ii 256.12 . ar mhórdhacht, ar óige, ar fhéile
dignity (of a woman), Keat. Poems 124. (in unfavourable
75sense) is ann as mheasa an mhórdhacht | mar théid sibh i
seanórdhacht `greater grows thy pride', A. Ó Dálaigh xli 5.
foillseocha misi do mhórdhacht thy greatness, Psa. cxlv 6. ar
láimh dheis na morghachda majesty , Hebr. i 3. mórdhachd,
Eg. Gl. 236. In late lit. used like Eng. majesty periphrastically
80in speaking of kings: ó mhórdhacht an rígh King Sémas his
Majesty King James
, FM vi 2336.1 , cf. 2294.10 . má mhesann
mordhacht an ríogh if his Majesty considers, MacAingil 483.3 .

mórdál (-dáil) n ā, f., (mór + 2 dál) I A great assembly, a general
assembly (often of a legislative or judicial meeting). ri ro saér
85Susannam . . . dia tucad isin mordáil, SR 7358. mordhal
Corca baiscinn, Lism. L. 1875 (n s.). i mmordáil fer nÉreand,
Ériu iv 138 § 14. a mordail Droma Cet, BCC § 95. FM i 42.8 .
mórdáil tuaithe no cineoil no aireachta .i. in bail i mbi in ri
no cluithi [= cluichi] .i. i n-aonach, Eg. 88, fo. 29d ( O'C. 2382 ).
Of Doomsday: co mordail bratha, FA 6. ní dhamhann
5mesrugud | asa [leg. 'sin] mordhail móir, ZCP viii 208.16 .
mac Muire . . . mormaor na mordala, 210.8 . mac Muiri na
mordal, 114 § 3.
II Muster, display, hence pomp, grandeur, pride (later sense,
n s. -dáil). mórdháil a shluaigh ba hé a mhian `the exultation
10(? muster) of his hosts', Oss. iv 10.4 . ar bhar neithibh féin . . .
do chur amach le mórdháil `boastfully exaggerating your side',
Content. xvi 121. lét aon Bhrian Bóruimhe abháin | do shíol
Eibhir go mórdháil `with your single B. to do credit to E.'s
race
', 117 . Used like mórdacht in addressing or speaking of
15a sovereign: admhuidh mórdháil an Ríogh gach ní, MacAingil
496.16 .