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motat 3 s. vb.? fer o a n-elat bech rochlamethar [leg. nach
lamethar] forgull motat in saithe hi tir a chele (.i. . . . conadh
leis in saithi inaitcestar i fearand neich eile) who dares not
make affidavit that the swarm migrates to
(? enters) his neigh-
5bour's land
(?), Laws iv 190.12 , 28 . nach laimethar nech lui
gu bed lais motat saithe doeit hi thir comaithich (.i. a luighi
gonad leis in saithi ro aitcestar a fearand in coimithig) dares
not swear that it is with him
(i.e. from his land) the swarm
migrates to
(? enters) neighbouring land (?), 192.10 , 22 (omit
10 doeit?). If a vb., prob. either = immotat, immetet, 3 s. rel.)
pres. of imb-tiag- `go round', `migrate', or else a mistake for
*inotat < in-od-tēit enters .

1 moth n o, m., amazement, stupor: ar nach corathar i mm. ¤ ┐
machtad, Ml. 68b9 (= ut non magno stupore capiantur). hua
15muth (gl. stupore), 100d14 . dorat i mmoth aní sin, BDD 110
( LU 7569 ) = i mmoth- YBL, St.; i mmothar BDD2. darochair
'na súan | eter mothaib na saebchuan, LL 213a45 = srothaib,
Met. Dinds. iv 4.50 (right reading).

2 moth (mod) n m. (a) the membrum virile (?) and hence in
20Irish gram. the masculine gender: m. ¤ .i. gach ferda [sic leg.],
gach ferindsce et nomen uirili membro .i. ball ferda, Corm.
Y 865. mod ┐ tod ┐ traeth .i. anmunda ball ferda ┐ band[a]
┐ neudarda sin . . . Cumad etarscarad indsci: Isse, issi, issed,
iar Macaib Miled . . . mod, tod, traeth iar Tuathaib De
25Danand, Auraic. 1487 , 1491 . moth, 4558 (YBL). moth (.i.
cach ferrdha .i. a masgul), Anecd. v 23.4 . moth .i. gach
fearrdha ┐ gach ferinnsce, O'Cl.
(b) a male being, a man (in B. na f.?)? bid onme m. ¤ cen
choscrad `a male (?) without destruction', RC xxvi 52 § 282
30(glossed: bid amlaid-so cen discailiud .i. a dán Ferchertni).
nert cét 'na churp, calma in mod (`tapfer der Mann', Wind.),
TBC 3208. cia gass glúair garg, glan in mod, | cia harg ó fúair
ainmnigod? `bright the hero', Met. Dinds. ii 42.7 (quoted by
O'Cl. with gl.: modh .i. fear); in vol. v 129 corrected `honour'.
35 Cf. also: cechaing iarom Rúad na renn | tar srothaib, fial-mod
fég-ṡeng `the noble youth keen and slender,' ii 30.50 . The above
exx. prob. represent `mod' `manner', `work', etc.

3 moth n a voice? m. ¤ .i. guth, H. 3.18 p. 72c ( O'C. 115 ).

mothach adj o, ā. prolific, abounding in produce (? amazing,
40 stupendous , cf. 1 moth). iascach muir. mothach tír, LL 12b49
( Leb. Gab. i 266.11 ). hermach muir, mothach mothach sliab,
13b6 ( Leb. Gab. i 256.16 ); the meaning `prolific' seems hardly
applicable to a mountain. rop muir m. ¤ (.i. toirtech) morthon-
nach, 385b25 ; similarly 393a1 and (without gloss) 200a5 . m. ¤
45.i. torthach; muir m. ¤ , O'Cl. grindi sengan . . . amal serrcho a
mēt móthach (leg. mothach) their amazing size (?), Anecd. i
53 § 20.

mothaigid v g. (1 moth) (a) is amazed ; glosses stupere in Ml.
3 s. pres. depon. mothaigedar, Ml. 26b9 . impf. annu-mothaiged,
50 25a12 . annu-mothaigtis, 44c6 . ? subj. pres. 3 s. co moth-
aigid , gl. stupeat, 25c6 . gotha a hén mar atchluinim | as trén
mothaigios m'ainim wonders, is stirred (?), SG 347.25 .
(b) becomes aware of, perceives (later sense); generally of
sight. ro rathaidh (.i. ro mothaig) Pátraic inní sin, Trip. li 22
55= Arch. iii 16 § 34. do mothaig Fer diad tinsaitin an trír,
TBC 3838 St. mothaighis, 1347 St. (= rathaigis LL). nír
mhothaidh MacD. an sluagh [sic leg.] sin, AU iii 34.4 . do
mhothuigh in rí a bidbha chuice, ZCP xiii 183.21 . do moth-
aigset impodh ar rig Erenn beth ac Macm. ¤ they perceived that
60to be with MacM. was to revolt against the king
, RC xviii 279.4 .
beith dá roinn ní mé nach mothuigh (= I am well aware that
[Ireland] is being divided?), Ir. Monthly 1929, 330 § 6 . moth-
uigh, a duine egnuidhi, nā gaba . . . (= cave ne), Rosa Ang.
30 x . In sense feels, becomes conscious of: ro mothaig T. bet[h]
65ina curp fein, Aisl. Tund. 119.8 = do mothaigh se 'na chorp
fein e, 143.6 . ro mothaigius a mīrūn umum, ZCP xiii 209.12 .
dochualadar neart na Rómhánach ┐ níor mhothaigh siad
riamh é (= Romanorum audivere sed non sensere arma), Keat.
i 228.58 . níor mhothuigheadar iad féin dall, TSh. 9381. comh
70luadh ┐ do mhothochus tú thú féin san phecadh, MacAingil
55.4 (fut. rel.)). biodh nach moitheochadh fonn a rāidh,
Parrth. Anma 22.7 . Folld. by DO (in Scotch Gaelic): do
mhothuidh do mheirge an ríogh ag techt perceived the standard
. . . advancing
, Rel. Celt. ii 190. do mhothuidh MacC. . . . dō
75ag seoladh secha, 164.20 .Absol.: Máuir nar mothaigh who
felt no lust
(?), Gorm. Feb. 2 ; cf. intí bis sunn cach n-aidchi ní
mothaig ní itir (= is never moved to concupiscence), Fél.
40.26 .
vn. mothugud q.v.

80 mothaigthech adj o, ā. (a) sentient, endowed with feeling: betha re
n-abur motuightech sensory life, Rosa Ang. 124.21 . do
ballaib mothuightacha sensitive , 12.13 . That can be felt or
perceived: gortugud mothaigthach (= laesio sensibilis), 52.6 .
See also móithech.
85(b) perceptive, observant: osa fear ealadhan mothaitheach an
liaigh, R.I.A. 23 P 103, 33b20 .