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mortaigid v g. (denom. from1 mart) puts to death,kills: no[t]
85mortaigfet mana tarda dam in set sin(=morieris nisi dederis
mihi), H. 3.18 p. 382b ( O'C. 838 ).in cach midisi aimsirda i
mortaidther mor carrnda, Eg. 88,fo. 2d ( O'C. 2144 ).vn. do
mortughadhno do bhásughadh, H. 3.17c.444 ( O'Don. 578 ).

mortchenn(-chern) xseemoirtchenn,-chern.

mórthu n haughtiness? m. ¤ fri ríg`being haughty with a king',
5 Tec. Corm. § 14.18 . Perhaps intended formórdatu.

mortlaid n ā,f., (< Lat.mortalitāt-) mortality, large number of
deaths; aplagueorepidemic .nimthair m. ¤ nā galar, Hy. vi 12
(glossed.i.quando plurimi pereunt uno morbo ).amhuil ro
bui in Buide Connaill no in mortlac muintire Parrtolain,
10 Laws i 50.18 Comm. (explanation of `duinebad').gu rus-
marbha don mortlaith, MacCarthy 416 § 2 ( BB 50a42 ).m. ¤ for
míla in mara, LU 835 ( ACC § 60 Comm. ).mortlaith mor ar
enlaith, BCC § 78. mortladh mhór ar dhaoinibh ┐ ar c[h]eth-
raibh, FM v 1662.14 .don mortladh dar bo hainm an Chron
15Chonaill, i 186.9 .mor[t]luidh mac Aodha Slaine(=death by
plague
), TFrag. 64.5 .marbh tra don mortlaid sin .i. don
Buidhe Conaill, ib. 10 .pl. mortlaidi mora di dóenib diṅgbatar,
ZCP xi 81 § 10b (morlaithi,mortlada v.l.).na mortlaidi is
annso cach mbrig, Arch. iii 315 § 36 =na morḟlaithe, LB
20 262a24 . In wider sense of death from any cause: ?din mort-
laidh sin, Arch. iii 311.9 (B. na f.).léor do ár ┐ do m. ¤ , TTr.²
1653 ;cf. 953 , where we should perhaps readmortlaidi(see
marclaige).mortlud .i. luad bāis, Lec. Gl. 93 (etymol. gl.).

mortlaidecht n ā,f., (mortlaid) deadliness,pestiferousness: ro
25scuabsat garbgaetha . . . m. ¤ ┐ brentaidh inn ǽoir, CCath. 3495
(mortluidheacht[?morc-],morchlaidechtMSS.).

mos-(mus-,mo-). O.Ir.adverbial prefixattached to vbs.
(esp.vbs. of motion), soon,quickly ; cognate withmoch soon,
Thurn. Hdb. § 383. mos-riccub-sa(gl.sperans me venire cito),
30 Wb. 28c9 .mus-creitfet they will soon believe, 5c2 .mu-riis-si
far ndochum I might soon come, Ml. 34a4 (a mistake formus-?).
dochum nime mosrega (.i. i mmucha rega) soon wilt thou go,
Hy. ii 50. asbert mos-n-icfed [mo-n-icfedv.l.] Patraicc, ib. 54 .
mos-cing srathu, FB 49. mos-etlann si cuci, IT i 72.13 .mos-
35ricub mo mochlige, 81.14 =mus-ricab, Eg.mos-tic cách,
Fél. July 9 .mos-tairchella ēm sūil dar sodain soon passes
over
, TBC² 1176. mos-ib cen nach n-ecal, Met. Dinds. iii 220.63
(nos-ibh, muisib, mustib v.l.).mos-lusat ól nguala, Leb. Gab.
i 44.19 .in dam is eolach fon carr | lais mos-lintur in íthlann,
40 ZCP xiii 264.13 .ni mus-tias (.i. ni rop moch tias), Rawl. 106b
20 .is cain mo-ling in scolaige in luachair makes a quick leap
over
, Fél.² ciii a 13 (July 17) =is cain lingis Moling in scolaide
i lLuachair, Fél. 150.30 . ?firién . . . motáticfa a recht, LU
10035 (prophecy of the coming of Patrick;leg. mo-dot-icfa?).

45 1 mós n(Lat.mos) custom,manner (B. na f.).ranic maige mós
nad genetar ciuil (.i. inid bés nemgenemain céol), LU 701 =
ACC § 36 (`the plains where the"mos"is that melodies are not
born
', RC xx 175 ).`mos' ar bés robæ co cian, ACC § 26 Comm.
( RC xx 168 ), quoted by O'Cl. with gl.:mós .i. bés. `mos' cach
50sobes sídamail | do na bi tuili is taith be every good and peaceful
custom that suffers neither flood nor ebb
(i.e.is unvaryingly con-
stant), § 36 Comm. ( RC xx 174 ); in the version of the same
quatrain from H. 3.18 p. 612a given in Met. Gl. p. 3 , the
second line reads:`mos' tuile ┐ `mos' aithbe(i.e.`mos' means
55`flood' and `ebb'); this may be the source of O'Clery's gloss:
mós .i. trāghadh, Leb. Gab. i 64 n. 1 ,cf. mos` exhaustion '
O'R. `mos' bés, Met. Gl. 30 § 18. mós (.i. bés) fí (.i. olc), ZCP
v 483 § 3 ,cf. 486.4 .
Cf.the compd. adj.:Cú menmnach-láidir . . . mós-árd-
60fosaidh of manners noble and constant(?), Caithr. Thoirdh.
32.3 .

2 mós n music (in B. na f.)?`mos' cach ceol ciuin cíchamail |
nach crínann cumscor caithme, ACC 36 Comm. ( RC xx 174 ) =
Met. Gl. 3 (from H. 3.18 p. 612a ).

65 mosach adj o, ā. filthy,stinking (cf. mosar)?hi tégdais . . . m. ¤
muchna, PH 8299. ?a hesaibh na marc mor mongach mosach,
TBC 5626 St. (text doubtful).Cf. ceo truaillnithi tórmasach,
TBC p. 305 n. 5 , where Windisch explains the last word as
a compd. of the above; and then.pr. m. Dergmosach, LL
70 394.7 =Deargmhosach, Keat. ii 4046. mosach` bristly,
rough,unpleasant,mean,dirty ', Dinneen .

mosar n[ā,f.] filth,stench: carcair . . . lān do mhosair(of Hell),
Lism. L. 3634 =do mhosair , BNnÉ 98 § 9. a vreiniv ┐ a
mosur , Aisl. Tund. 97.2 =a brēne ┐ a drochbalad, 125 x .
75 mosar m. ¤ ` nastiness ', Dinneen .

móta n m.(Low Lat.móta,cf.Eng.moatorig. = `mound')a
mound: múta móta(múda móda, incorrect), IGT Dec. § 2.19 .
m. ¤ geal na grían-Crúachna, ib. ex. 107 .mót[a]`a mount, a
place for courts
', Eg. Gl. 480. muta talmhan, MS. Mat. 579.2
80(MacFirbhisigh).teilgfidh sé móta ad adhaigh, Ezek. xxvi 8
(`shall . . . cast a mount against thee', A.V.).thángadar na
mótuidh chum na caithreach d'a gabháil, Jerem. xxxii 24
(`mounts', A.V.).an bhuidhean . . . bhías `na gcomhnaidhe i
mótaidhibh geala`moated mansions', O'Bruad. i 36. In
85place-names:m. ¤ Beanna Boirche, BR 39 n ., see Hog.
Onom.