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4? muin my, mine , a word of Cymric provenance, representing
Mid. Welsh 1 s. poss. pron. my folld. by eclipsing n-. [m]ode-
brot[h], ol Patraic, quod Scoti corrupte dicunt. Sic autem
85dici debæt: muin Duiu braut. . . . A mmuin didiu is meus ,
Corm. Y 850 (cf. Mod. Welsh fy Nuw `my God'). Cf. also:
olme (no olmoin), Corm. p. 12 s.v. coic (`of me', Stokes Corm.
Transl. 38 ). ? muin mai .i. os leam mo shealbh, O'Cl. (= m. ¤
muí what's mine is mine? perhaps = maín treasure).

5 muin (muín) nsee also maín.

5 muinbe n[iā, f.] a s. forcongair Nemrúad for cach . . . a thuidmi
fri gaile ṅgair | fri muinbi maigi Sennair, SR 2752. Cf. follg.

muinbech n[n.] deception, trick, ruse (cf. 3 muin). cerbo mór trá
a mm. ¤ dorat im Loegaire, FB 10 ; same construction § 18 (a
muinmech) and § 19 (a mainbech). diberthor m. ¤ im Fergus
10occum-sa `F. shall be cajoled by me', RC xxi 316 § 38. ba sedh
muinbeach doratt im Ó Ruairc, Hugh Roe 158.22 (fo. 42b) .
Cf. mainbhtheach .i. cealgach, O'Cl.

muince n iā, f., (1 muin) n p. munceda, LL 18b27 . A collar or
necklet (generally of metal and worn as an ornament): a
15mmuinde .i. m. ¤ no slabrad, Sg. 35a6 (gl. collarium). m. ¤ .i.
slabhradh, O'Cl. m. ¤ aircit im brágit cach ae, BDD 119. m. ¤
do némannaib ima mbráigtib, Alex. 598. múince dinaib
muincib-se, RC ix 478 ( LU 1719 = di muntorcaib, 1710 ). ro
ghabhastar a muinche . . . uma mhuinéal, ML 112.12 . munce
20mōrdhai, Anecd. i 56 § 51 (n p., leg. munci). .x. cēd muince
dualuch, Ir. Texts ii 33 § 17. is leis ro tinscantá munceda óir
fo braigtib doene, LL 18b27 . muinceadha nó slabhradha óir
fá bhráighdibh na n-uasal, Keat. ii 2045. FM i 52.8 . Worn by
animals: tri coin . . . cona muncib óir, RC vii 292.39 . srian
25muinci dergóir fria graig a bridle (made) of a golden chain, SC
31. tricha each ina srianaib ┐ ina muincib, Anecd. i 9.8 . Of
an armlet: .x. muince (.i. foilge) doat, Ériu ii 4.14 . Worn on
the head: m. ¤ craebdosach . . . fá cenn in caomrigh, Caithr.
Thoirdh. 63.35 . Of a metal band (?) encircling a spear-shaft:
30 do chainnlig na ṅglasgae cona muncib ┐ cona fithib óir ┐
argait, Ériu iv 26.27 . go muinchip arccuid ima mbruigdib
[= mbrāigdib] na sleg, IT iii 238.108 . a dhá chraoisigh . . .
gona muincheadhaibh óir, ML 112.21 . Fig.: is é árad ┐
slabrad ┐ m. ¤ as tresseom do thabairt anma dune a hiffurn in
35biait, LL 278b27 , cf. Lism. L. xii a 26 (`the mightiest . . . collar
to bring a man's soul out of hell is the Beatus
', Stokes).

muincech adj o, ā. (muince) wearing a collar or necklet: trēd m. ¤
mín-alainn (of women), ZCP viii 209.15 . ben . . . muncach
bratach bretnusach, Aisl. MC 97.5 . Of a spear: manáois
40muinceach .i. sleagh ara raibhe ní fóna braghaidh, O'Cl.

muincend n ā, f., (cf. 1 muin and muince) also muinchend (a form
due to association with cend? occas. treated as neut. or masc.).
(a) the strict sense seems to be a narrow expanse of sea,
whether inlet or strait . muinchend cumuṅg etarru (i.e. between
45an island and the mainland), LU 79. tria muincinn Mara
Romuir, SR 3987. co muncend mara Romair, LL 135a47 .
for muincind Mara Rúaid, Ériu iv 142.9 . tar muincheann
mhara Romhair, Keat. ii 441 (poem). ra chumtaig da cholo-
main immon muncend Gaditánda (i.e. the strait of Gibral-
50tar), LL 223b18 ( TTr. 466 ) = immon muincind nG., TTr.² 43 .
go muncenn nGaididen, Rawl. 76b13 . tar muncinn Gaididoin,
Todd Nenn. 54. This seems to be the sense in the follg. exx.
from CCath., where Stokes translates `surface': for muincind
mara Icht, CCath. 2382 . do mhuincinn mara Torrein ota inis Seston
55. . . co hinis Abido (i.e. the strait between Sestos and Abydos),
3452 . Cf. 2617 where `in muincenn muiridhi' refers to the
strait separating the island of Salona from the coast.
(b) in wider sense surface or expanse (of sea); common in
poetry. for muncind mara Caisp, Todd Nenn. 234 ( LL 134a12 ).
60 do múnud eóluis dar muncind mara ┐ mórḟairge, CRR 8 ; cf.
Ériu iii 152 § 4 ; BNnÉ 53.18 . dochuatar som tar muincinn
mara, Acall. 183. do ghluaisettar aran muincinn muiridhe,
BNnÉ 60.7 . Leb. Gab. i 198.23 . ar ttocht tar muinchinn
muire, Studies 1921, 76.3 . dar muncind in murtráchta `across
65the level sea
', Aisl. MC 37.3 .
(c) by extension of land, generally of a place affording
passage: regmai for muncind ind feda (= edge, outskirts ?),
TBC² 273 = i mmunigin, TBC 620 (perhaps right reading).
co muinchinn Sleibe Fuaid ` pass ', Buile S. § 31 . tar muin-
70chind an maighṡléibhe, Hugh Roe 20.28 (fo. 6 a) . do muincin
Slebhe Mis `along the base of', FM v 1730 y , cf. vi 1976.1 . tria
muinchinn machaire Connacht, vi 2038.3 . muinchinn .i.
uachtar, O'Cl.

muinchille n f. (Lat. manicula, RC xii 466 ) A sleeve: munchille,
75gl. manica, Ir. Gl. 30. munchille .i. manchail .i. man lámh ┐
cail comēt, Corm. Y 912. léne co leth-muinchille imme with
only one sleeve
, LB 259b47 = -muincille, RC xxvi 362. inmain
Ferór . . . do bí i medón mo muinchille `that could lie within
my sleeve
', SG 249.40 . As n. l.: cath Muincille , MacCarthy 406.9 .

80 muinchillech adj o, ā. having sleeves, sleeved: muincillech, gl.
manicatus, Ir. Gl. 598.

muinchomrac(c) n o, m., acc. to Pokorny, ZCP xvii 197 , a
compd. of 3 muin + comrac = a combat waged by unfair or
deceitful means: d s. muinchomrucc delb nebaicside cotom-
85eicniget[h]as, ZCP xvii 197.8 = muim chomruc, LU 10013 ,
mou imchomrucc H, muin-, main-, other MSS.