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muinigin n f. muinidhin, IGT Dec. § 184. Trust, confidence,
hope: in Mid.Ir. seems confined to the phrase: téit i mm. ¤ (with
gen.) trusts in, relies on, has recourse to . ragma i mmunigin ind
ḟeda móir-se co matin we will seek shelter in, TBC 620. ra étla
65. . . úad i mmunigin a retha trusting to his swiftness, 2981 .
rachúatar . . . i mmunigin na fidbaidi forrúadi ┐ na sleg mór,
LL 240a1 ( TTr. 1713 ). dul i muinighin na n-arm, CCath. 5485.
ragaid cách i mmunigin a daidbri . . . i nderiud domain, LL
188b38 (cf. RC xxvi 39 n. 7 ). dachuatar i mmunigin a ndrui-
70dechta, 218b11 ( TTr. 109 ). docuaid Find a muinidhin a fesa,
BCC § 42. Ériu viii 18.16 . duli muinighin a ngeasa do thoghairm
na ndeamhan, Keat. ii 5451. dochóid Patraic i mmuinighin
Poil ┐ Petair im tathbeodhugud in meic (i.e. invoked to his
aid), Trip. 558.11 . raghat a m. ¤ dee iffirn, Aen. 1624 (cf. Virg.
75Aen. vii 312 ). meni soised C. a muinidin [sic MS.] na ndea
muiridhi, 1023 . in a mmunigin ar náem ragmait? RC xiii 100
§ 129 . dochuatar Bretain i muinighin Findein im chuinghidh
osaidh doibh, Lism. L. 2562. tiagar uain ina m. ¤ imon plaig-si
do digbail din let us appeal to him, Fél. 200.12 . dochuattar . . .
80a muinighin na Trinoide, BNnÉ 37.4 . i mm. ¤ dependent on,
looking to (some one to do something): a bheith i muinighin
Uí Dhomhnaill . . . chum cearta do chongbháil to be depending
on O'D. to uphold justice
, Maguires of F. § 95. lēiccim mirbuile
Moling atá i lLaidin i m. ¤ na mbrathar cCleirigh (i.e. I leave it
85to the friars C. to transcribe M.'s miracles which are in Latin),
Moling § 77 (scribe's colophon).
Later used more widely, confidence, expectation, hope (with
prep. as, i n- or gen.): a Críosd gidh cóir muinighin though we
should hope in C.
, PBocht 76 § 21. an duine chuireas a
mhuinighin i nduine (= qui confidit in homine), TSh. 617. an
5mh. ¤ bhíos ag duine as a bhríoghaibh corpardha, 7371 . i
dteaghdhaisibh muinighine (= in tabernaculis fiduciae, Isa.
xxxii 18 ), TSh. 10907 . muinighin laidir an bhetha shiordhuidhe
sure hope, Parrth. Anma 119.15 = Luc. Fid. 71.1 . gairdeachas
na muinighne, Hebrews iii 6 . dóigh, dóchas, muinighin, Eg.
10Gl. 232.

muinignech adj o, ā hopeful (of), confiding (in), relying (on), with
prep. AS: ní beitte dh'aoinneach bheith muinighneach as a
ré féin no one should be sure of living (long), TSh. 784. muinigh-
neach asan bhfeoil confident in the flesh, Philippians iii 4.
15 muinighneach as húmhlachd, Philemon 21.

muinir (? muiner) n f. a (leather?) wine-bottle? dobeir dā
muinir lana doib do ḟín, Ériu iii 140.172 = dobretha di
muinnir .i. dā phaitt, Rawl. 132b26 .

muinision n o, m., (Romance loan-word, prob. < Eng. munition)
20 ammunition: g s. go línmhaireacht munisioin , Fl. Earls. 104.6 ;
cf. 40.10 . iar ffacbhail a munissioin ┐ a n-ordanáis, FM vi
2272 . go n-iomat armála ┐ muinission , 2110.4 (g p.?). le
muinission, 2116.24 . furtacht monision leo, Cín Lae Ó Meall.
15.7 ( Anal. Hib. 3 ).

25 1 muinithir vdep. meditates, intends, purposes: pret. inna hí dia
ru muinestar som trócairi those for whom he has intended mercy,
Wb. 4c38 . ba mór do maith ro ménair (.i. ro midair do denaim),
Hy. ii 67 ( Thes. ii 321 ). ro menair Patraic congabad dó feissin
ann P. thought of settling there himself, Trip. 136.4 . ? pa [= ba]
30Muredhach. . . muinestar . . . an chomairli sin who devised (?),
Anecd. ii 72 (múainistar, muainestar v.l.; perhaps pret. of
múinid). Thinks, deems: miad mār munimar manna `a great
honour we deem the heavenly food
', ACC 88 ( RC xx 268 ) =
munemar, LU 975 ; cf. muinimar .i. adcimi `we see', O'Dav.
35 1279. ro mēnair nā budh ferr, etc., ZCP vii 304.28 (B. na f.).

2 muinithir vdep. ebron ima muinither meirg .i. ima timc[h]ella
meirg ┐ imma n-ith, Corm. Y 536 = ima muintear, Corm.
p. 19 s.v. ebrón; the same quotation occurs H. 3.17 c. 519
( O'Don. 711 ) with gl.: ima muinither meirgi .i. imtimchill in
40meirg imon muin; perhaps goes round, surrounds , from a root
*mon- denoting motion also found in: dia tomna .i. dia tí,
TBC² 1044. Cf. also: na filid nā fitir so | ni muin fedm eicsi
forro, Auraic. 2007 (the poetic function goes not on them = is
not theirs
?).

45 muinmer n[m.] hemlock: muinmhear, Eg. Gl. 481. mínmhear,
muinmhear, minnbhear ` hemlock ', Hog. Luibh. amhuil muin-
mhear a n-eitrighibh an mhachaire, Hosea x 4 , cf. Amos vi 12.

múinte adj io, iā. part. of múinid, q.v. As adj. educated, well bred,
polished: roighne an tslóigh mhóirḟeithmhigh mh. ¤ , TD 11.27 .
50 banḟlaith mhánla mh. ¤ , Keat. Poems 458. aigneadh sídhe m. ¤ ,
Ir. Monthly 1928, 549.14 .

muintend n[ā,f.] (compd. of 1 muin?) a yoke ? cathcharpait co
fheirtsib ┐ múinntendaib óir ┐ argaid (`mit . . . Jochen'), Alex.
233. Cf. dá oen-muntind (of two brothers; two yoke-fellows?),
55 TBC 5375.

muinter n ā, f., O.Ir. also muntar, montar. A word of disputed
derivation; (a) acc. to Thurneysen, Hdb. § 905 , montar and
muinter represent respectively monater- and moniter- < Lat.
monasterium (monis-); so also Hessen, ZCP ix 11 , Pokorny,
60 ZCP x 203. (b) acc. to de Jubainville, RC xxv 2 , montar
(muntar) < *manu-tera `that which is under the hand, i.e. the
authority
'. (c) Vendryes, ZCP ix 296 suggests a native origin,
Celt. *moni cogn. with Ir. muin `protection', see 1 muin (c)
above.
65In O.Ir. the stem appears with palatal and with non-
palatal -nt-: n s. muntar, Wb. 21d1 , 26a12 , 27d12 , 31b7 . Ml.
94a6 . montar, Wb. 7c5 , 21c22 . muinter, 7b9 , 14a5 , 25a6 ,
26d14 , 31d16 . a d s. muntair, Ml. 29d7 , 46a20 , 61d7 , 71c16 ,
76c9 . muntir, 142a3 . Wb. 24b31 , 26d5 , 30a4 , etc. Sg. 30b11 .
70 muintir, Wb. 11c8 , 16c11 . g s. muntaire, Wb. 21b12 . Ml. 61c2 .
muntairai, 85a4 . muntire, Wb. 21c4 , 30b16 . muintire, 28d21 .
g p. montar, Thes. ii 254.10 . In Mid.Ir. the form muinter
(often written muinnter) prevails. muinntear, IGT Dec. § 12
(p. 62.9) .
75In general sense a community or group of persons connected
by some common bond , hence esp. (a) a family or household
(including servants), corresponding to Lat. familia: gl. familia,
Ml. 61d7 . Sg. 30b11 . di muntir Cessair (= de Caesaris domu),
Wb. 24b31 , cf. 30a4 , Ml. 76c9 , 112d7 . cona muntir (= cum
80fratribus), Wb. 14a19 . oís muntire (= domestici), 21c4 , cf. 28 d
21 . fer muintere (= famulus), 33a5 . fer muindtire, Laws i
6.16 . in fer muinteri [muintire LU] . . . .i. mo chú, TBC² 535.
betit mnaa can a muntera , LL 48a10 ( SG 373.1 ). no roinntea
in biad . . . itir in fírmuinntir no bíd ann, cen co beth ann acht
85int athair no in mathair cona cloind, LB 155b34 . do cheangail
. . . screaball ar gach teach muinntire every household, Keat.
iii 1556. 'n-a athair mhuinntire (= homini patrifamilias,
Matth. xx i ), TSh. 6339. mic mhuinntire (= sons still under
parental authority
), 5120 . muinntear .i. clann, O'Cl.
(b) in wider sense, followers, adherents, party, attendant
5 troops, etc. asberam-ni ammi muntar dait-siu, a Dae (dicemus
nos tuos esse), Ml. 94a6 . do díabul ┐ dia drochmuintir, LU
2344 ( RC iv 250.9 ). fer do múinntir Ísu .i. Petur, PH 3111.
oes gráda in rig ┐ a muntear tairisse, 384 . radis Medb fria
muntir ar co ndigsed láech dib, TBC 1567. muinntir Heseciah,
10 Prov. xxv 1. muirḟecht .uii. xx. long di muinntir righ Gall,
AU 848. Of a set of chessmen: ni gonfa-so mo moindter-sa . . .
ni ruba fer dia muinter, Ériu v 32.23 , 24 .
(c) often of the disciples of a saint collectively, a religious
community or monastery (= Lat. familia, see Plummer, VSH
15 i p. cxii ). la muntir Patraic, Trip. 240.22 . caillech dó muntir
Brigte, IT i 43.13 . for muinntir nAirdd Machae, AU 830. ar
tomailt torith na muindtiri the produce of the monastery,
Mon. Tall. § 77. fer muindtiri `one of thy monks', § 36 . a laim
muindteri Eoin Baisti the Order of St. John the Baptist, Maund.
20 35. ag muintir Eoin Baisde, FM iii 654.12 . By analogy of a
pagan community : sacart do muntir Baich a priest of Bacchus,
TTebe 64 9.
(d) of inhabitants, etc. muntar nime, Wb. 21d1 . i n-óentu
muintire nime, 9c28 (cf. PH 4357 , 6520 ). eter muntir nime et
25talman (= quae in caelis sive quae in terris sunt), 26d5 . hí
figuir noe montar nimæ (= the nine celestial hierarchies),
Thes. ii 254.10 ( Stowe Miss. 65b ). na teora muntera .i. munter
nime ┐ talman ┐ ifirn, Trip. 118.19 . Righ na tri muinnter,
RC xxviii 322 § 49. muinter na catrach, FB 82.
30(e) in later Irish sometimes of an indefinite number of
persons temporarily grouped for convenience: an mhuinntear
théid don tsaoghal sul doghníd lóirghníomh those who die,
TSh. 6272. ar an muinntir chuirios fios chugad to them that
send
, Prov. xxii 21. déunaidh urnaighthe ar son na muinntire
35bhuaidhreas sibh, Matth. v 44.
(f) of a single individual, one belonging to a `muinter' (family,
community, kindred, etc.), a servant, adherent, partisan, etc.;
cf. analogous use of cétmuinter. fersait faelti móir fri muintir
Mongán (i.e. M.'s messenger), LU 11021 ( Im. Brain i 52 ). ni
40bat munter dam thou shalt not be servant of mine, RC xiv
412.3 . mo Chrítóc cáin m. ¤ servant (of God), Fél. May 11. ba
múinnter do Christ a friend (of Nicodemus), PH 3677. furtacht
carat ┐ fírmuintire, Acall. 7262. digde ind caich ro cradis
manip muindter `if he be not one of thy monks', Mon. Tall. § 36.
45 muinnter d'Eiremhon caem Cobha C. was of the kindred of E.,
Ériu x 81 § 48. pl. mairfet-sa far muintera your folk, Met.
Dinds. iv 64.96 . dobéra a muintera | doc[h]um an mesraigthi
(of Christ), ZCP viii 211.1 (perhaps families, communities).
ríoghan as mhó muintera (of V. Mary), Ir. Monthly 1930,
50662.32 . not-berum tairrsi cot uile mhuinnteraib we will take
thee across (the sea) with all thy followers
, Lism. L. 1817.