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muim(m)ech n ā,f., alsobuim(m)ech.buimech muimech, IGT
Dec. § 12.12 .Anurse,fostermother: nutrix.i. m. ¤ , Auraic.
1909 =buimeach 1911 .Pirgo m. ¤ claindi Priaimh, Aen.
85 1167 =nutrix, Virg. Aen. v 645. dalta fria a muimig(one of
the recognized social connexions), Laws ii 344.4 .beir lat [in
mac] da leasugad . . . fria muimich, YBL 140a35 . (fig.)teora
muimmecha táide nurses of theft, Triads 130. a ríogh-bhui-
meach!(of the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 9. gach leanb
bréagthar lé bhuimigh, Dán Dé xv 5. oide ┐ buimeach dá
5hoileamhain, Keat. ii 2950. do chíochaibh a bhuimighe, iii
2426 .ar n-imdeacht a buimidhe uaithe, ZCP i 127.21 .

muimnech adj o, ā(Mumu) belonging to Munster ; generally as
subst. o,m.andā,f. aMunsterman(-woman).Muimhnech,
IGT Dec. § 11.30 (m.); § 18 (f.).arin ngasraidh Muimnigh, ib.
10 ex. 533 .n p. inMumnig , TBC 4577. in Mumni mór-Muman,
CRR 11 (leg. Mumnig).for Muimnechu, AU 836. deMuim-
nechaibh , 774 .do ṡochos Mumnech, LL 139a13 .

1 muin n f.
I (a)theupper partof thebackbetween the shoulders and below
15theneck .m. ¤ .i. muinél, O'Cl. (but the two words differ in
meaning). ?is corcair maige cach maín, LU 10852 = IT i
132 y (:luin).ceand is grānnium . . . do neoch fil for m. ¤
(= the ugliest head on any pair of shoulders), Auraic. 549.
sengobi cona indeuin fora m. ¤ on his back , Mon. Tall. § 19.
20 sciath . . . fora m. ¤ , IT i 131.18 .co tucsat . . . in tēig dō fora
m. ¤ , PH 931. ruc in lenam ara m. ¤ istech, Laws i 178.12 .ina fil
for ar m. ¤ de uigib(= all the eggs we are carrying), MR 22.2
( FDG 148 ).in druim ara ndechaid m. ¤ the back on which he
went, was carried
(the child Jesus), Arch. iii 246.2 =druim a
25ndeachaigh ara m. ¤ ,R.I.A.23 I 40 p. 147 .do chuir mo chéill
ar mo mh. ¤ deprived me of my senses, Measgra Dánta 57.30 ,
cf. KMMisc. 50.18 .mac ar m. ¤ `achild on the back' (technical
term for a certainmetrical fault), IGT Introd. § 2. Cf.
adubhairt . . . léigion dá spior spar ┐ dá mhac ar m. ¤ humbug ,
30 Pairl. Chl. Tom. 642 ( Gadelica i 129 ).air mh. ¤ an eich on
horseback , Oss. iv 244.17 .tarlaic C. aurchur . . . do m. ¤ a mairc,
IT i 158.3 .Cf. ar monaib a n-each, Laws v 108.26 Comm. (by
Atkinson referred to this word, but seemon).gibé thoigeóras
dol ar marcaigheacht go neamh .i. . . . a anam do chur ar m. ¤
35anma a phréaláide to mount his soul on his prelate's soul, TSh.
10665. ar m. ¤ an mil mhoir(of St. Brendan), ZCP i 62 § 37.
ar m. ¤ na muice on the pig's back=in luck , seemuc.
(b) in wider sense of upper part,top,surface: an trath bís
imforcraidh snechta ar m. ¤ an oigre, Maund. § 114. de m. ¤
40cairge māre Manann, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 93.16) .marcach na tond
. . . ar m. ¤ mhara, Arch. iii 235.6 ; perhaps in sense (a), the sea
being likened to a horse.Of thetoporridgeof ahill(?):
sechtmad coirpdire . . . isa n-iumrad sechtar m. ¤ tuilche . . . ┐
trian coirpdire . . . isiniumrad for m. ¤ tuilche(referring to the
45hill of assembly), H. 3.18 p. 458b ( O'C. 1154 ).issed is imradud
ar m. ¤ tuilche and, imradud a marbtha i n-oentig no i n-
aenairecht ris; issedh is imradud sechtair m. ¤ tuilche ann, a
denam in cach inad otha sin amach,ib. 303 - 4 ( O'C. 628 ).Cf.
O'Mulc. 388 :Emuin .i. eo-muin . . . moina monte .
50(c) in various idiomatic phrases with prep., folld. by gen.
ar m. ¤ (a) on,on top of: ag iarraidh . . . ar na sléibhtibh
thuitim ara m. ¤ to fall on them, O'Hussey TC 68.18 .cuiridh
pecadh ar m. ¤ pecaidh, 151.17 . Over and above,in addition to:
set gabla ar m. ¤ diri`in addition to"dire"-fine', Laws iii 458.22
55Comm. for m. ¤ a eneclainni, ib. 23 .cetmuindtir for m. ¤ araile
(a wife taken in place of another still living), v 144.8 Comm.
muinchille sróill is muinchille inair óir uimpi ara m. ¤ sin besides,
as well , Anecd. i 30 § 43. do bi bréid tar a suilib ┐ do bi a
birrét ara m. ¤ sin anúas, BCC § 320. m. ¤ ar m. ¤ in succession:
60 fríoth an saidhbhreas m. ¤ ar mhuin | is fríoth an daidhbhreas
'na dheaghuidh`that I got riches on riches', Ir. Monthly 1928,
265 § 23 .
(b) for the sake of(?): `ga iarraid ar m. ¤ Muiri, Arch. iii 245
§ 25 ,cf. de muin (b).
65 de (do) m. ¤ at back of,behind , hence (a) following on,subse-
quent to,in consequence of: cath do m. ¤ bescna`a battle after a
"bescna"-contract
', Laws iii 216.24 .maith in talman [sic leg.]
. . . rachdæid da mh. ¤ raen as rōd | gach tæb ōg ar nach fuil fat
every young and heedless person will follow . . . after it, Arch. iii
70237 § 31 .rēim soirbh Mhuiredaigh da a [leg.dá] m. ¤ the pros-
perous reign of M. after them
, Gleanings 29 § 6. do mh. ¤ a
séimhsheilbhe on account of , Content. x 17. do mh. ¤ comairle
Ganalonais on G.'s advice, ITS xix 78.21 .do mh. ¤ tindlaicthi
De by the gift of God, 92.12 .a luighi do choimlínadh do mh. ¤
75ghnima`by carrying it into deed', 98.23 .claidemh . . . is daingne
do mh. ¤ laidirechta in respect of , 84.23 .do mh. ¤ chroidhe with
all one's heart,sincerely , TSh. 10147.
(b) protected by,under the guarantee of,on the strength of .
Vendryes, ZCP ix 295 , would refer exx, with this meaning to
80a different word = `defence, guarantee', cognate with O.H.G.
munt, A.S.mund(cf.Germ.Vormund, Mündel).athech do m. ¤
commairchi`a boor who is under patronage', Triads 232. ro bí
(.i. ro marb) Æd de m. ¤ (.i. de chommairgi) Cormaic in rig, LL
314a27 .aisic na set rugadh do m. ¤ na comairce, Laws iii 232.25 .
85 duine fil ar comairce ┐ dorinne fogail do m. ¤ na comairce,
R.I.A.23 Q 6 p. 36a ( O'C. 1763 ).
for m. ¤ , seear m.above. In follg. ex. seems nearly =de m.:
techt for m. ¤ mo mic`that I should go on my son's guarantee'
(lit.on my son's back), Death-tales 26 § 5 ; but see Vendryes
loc. cit.
5 i mm. ¤ (a) on the back(top) of =in addition to: indech ┐ di
bai inna m. ¤ two cows in addition, Laws ii 126.18 Comm. dairt
i m. ¤ cach oen-seoit a`dairt'along with every`sed', v 340.21 .
it ē a fēich .i. cetheoir samaisci . . . ┐ es [leg.is] fiach gaidi bis
ina m. ¤ , Anecd. iii 22.16 (i.e.the person who steals on Sunday
10pays the fine for breach of the Sabbath and the fine for theft
as well).mad roastar cach mil dib i mbethu lasin merlech
adrén diabul .i. mil i mm. ¤ alaili, Ériu vii 154 § 3 (i.e.the robber
not only restores the stolen animal but gives another in
addition).
15(b) on account of: diabul aithgena a m. ¤ cach ae double restitu-
tion for each
, Laws v 250.8 .cúic seoit in muin [leg.i mmuin]
a cinaidh gach sochuinn five seds is the fine for the crime, ii 70.1 .
Cf.also:Maelmithid . . . do dul co Genti fri cosnum tuaiscirt
Breg a m. ¤ Gente`with a view to defending the North of B. by the
20aid of the Gentiles
' (?), AU 917 ; acc. to the Engl. transl. (quoted
FM ii 593 n .) `M. . . . went towards the Gentyes to save
Tuaiscert Bregh from them
'.
In Ériu iii 154 § 8 :ro cuiredh draighthi na hErenn uile a
muind a ḟesa . . . da ḟoillsiugud`with the help of their science',
25read:i mmuinidin(=muinigin).
Compds. (gen.mun-before a follg. non-palatal):
IWith noun. ¤ bráge aneck: secht cubait . . . i tacmung a
munbrágat, Met. Dinds. iii 258. secht cubait . . . moa mun-
braghaid, BB 378b5 . ¤ chobrachsee1 muinchorach. ¤ torc
30 m. acollar,torque: muintorc, gl.torquis, Sg. 70a21 .muntorc .i.
slabrad oir fo braigid, BB 254a2 .muntorc .i. slabhradh,
O'Cl. muntorcc , Fian. 6.6 .scel an mundtuirc, TTebe 827 .
sreth di muntorcaib óir . . . mar chirclu dabcha, LU 1710 ( RC
ix 476.12 ).
35 IIWith adj. corresponding to Engl.-necked ; freq. in sobri-
quets. ¤ brec:a Condlai Rúaid muinbricc chaindeldeirg, RC
v 390.2 =muinbrec, LU 10006 (expld. by De Jubainville as
referring to colour of C.'s neck and the royal collar encircling
it). Seemunbrec. ¤ caem:Muirne Munchaem, Acall. 6553.
40 m. Munchaim, RC v 197 § 1. ¤ cáin:Maine Muncháin, ZCP
viii 314.29 .clann Maine Munchain, 309.2 . ¤ cam(m) wry-
necked: Morna Muncham, RC v 197 § 2. ¤ derg:Aed m., ZCP
viii 301.14 .Muredach Munderg, 327.20 . ¤ gairit short-necked:
Mám Mungairit, LL 48b35 . ¤ gel:ben munghel mín, Anecd. i
4560 § 89 . ¤ glas:tar tondaib mara munglassa (.i. tar tonnaib
muinél-glasa no mong-glassa), Leb. Gab. i 254.5 .munghlasa
.i. muinélghlasa, O'Cl. ¤ remar:læch munremar collach, TBC
5268. moṅgach munremur(of a bull), IT iii 246.82 . Asnpr.
m.:Muinremur mac Geirrgind, FB 12. Munremor, IT i 102.7 .
50 Loch Munremuir, LL 7a6 .