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muirn n f. muirn moirn, IGT Dec. § 14. Occas. speltmuirnn
(-nd): in LB oftenmúirn.
(a)aloud confusedortumultuous sound ,esp.that produced
by a multitude, armed host, combat,etc. atchuala H. m. ¤
70┐ sésilbi int ṡlóig, LL 243a30 (TTr.).ra chualatar muad-m. ¤ in
mórslúaig dochum in baile, CRR 53. ba hamnus m. ¤ ┐ sai toi
na curud . . . ic immditin a ngae ┐ a sciath, RC xii 98 § 131.
ro cluinset mu[i]rn in morshluaig, Aen. 1939. bui muirnn
occus seselbi isin cath . . . .i. buirfedach na fer, iachtad na
75miled,etc., Ériu viii 177.17 .ba hadbul m. ¤ ┐ sesilbe na
Rómanach oc tobach in chísa, LB 149a59 .rom-duiscther-sa
as mo chodlud imon mormuirn, Aen. 531. ro bai a mac alla
isna trachtaibh re med a muirni(of a combat), 993 .metighter
tairm tuinni . . . cosmaile na muirne . . . ┐ seselbe na sochaidhe,
80 TBC 5611 (St.).pl. atcluinti . . . geran na galgat ┐ cuadan na
curadh ┐muirnina miled, CCath. 5945. Ofnatural sounds:
ind Etáil . . . muir a timchell cona m. ¤ , Rawl. 78b37 .co clos
a muirnd ┐ a ngair(of sea-waves), Aen. 229. tic in gæth . . .
cona siansan ┐ cona m. ¤ moir, 238 .tipra Chonnlai ba mór m. ¤
85`loud was its sound', Met. Dinds. iii 292.9 .m. ¤ gach lonnsrotha,
BNnÉ 148.14 .ra m. ¤ moir contuilim-si(of sound of a river),
Anecd. ii 23 § 4. Of music:m. ¤ na murduchand mara` chant ',
Met. Dinds. iii 190.15 .
(b) met.atroop,band(of warriors): marcṡlóg na tuaithe
Tesaldai cenmothá mormúirnd na mílead Maicedondai, Alex.
5 302. co ros-laiset a saithe saiged . . . frisin múirnd moir
Maicedondai, 245 ;cf. 24 .m. ¤ .i. buidhean, O'Cl. muad-m. ¤ .i.
mórbuidhean,ib.(cf. CRR 53 cited above).Cf.also follg.:
cúic scéith, . . . cúic eich, cóic mná, mór a muirnn(of a tribute),
BR 128 z (=in ṁuirnBB).fichi cornn . . . fichi moghaidh,
10m. ¤ n-uabhair`a proud troop', 158.21 .an mhuirn . . . dá dtug
annsacht the folk whom he had loved, PBocht 121 § 20.
(c) high spirit,ardour,exuberant energy .ropo mór far m. ¤
'sin chath | i n-agid na Fomorach, TFerbe 615 (`Schaar' Wind.,
seeb).nā bíd laech cen arm, | nā rop maeth a m. ¤ , LL 148b47
15= KMMisc. 270 § 49. ro choiscfind-sea co luath do muirnn
fora ta`I should soon have chastised him out of his present
ardour
', Aen. 1085. cét bliadhan damh fa m. ¤ | am' séghdha
hseabaic hsulghuirm(of Fintan mac Bochra), Anecd. i 28 § 27.
ba mor ar meisneach 's ar m. ¤ , Duan. Finn i 9.28 . ?mac
20Fiachuidh moir na muirne, LL 396.14 .m. ¤ ┐ menmanradh na
macraidhe, FM v 1278.2 .a muirnn, a misnec[h] ┐ a mileatacht,
MR 314.18 . As quasi-vn.:bheith ag m. ¤ dá múraibh`to be
exulting ', ML 78.18 .
(d) often of festive mirth,gaiety,jollity, sometimes passing
25into objective sense ofconviviality,good cheer,etc. gáir
muirne is gáir meda, Met. Dinds. iv 368.16 .buí Eamhain lán
do mhuirn is do mheadhair, Content. xxviii 49. triath budh
mhór m. ¤ is meadhair, A. Ó Dálaigh lii 44. i dtigh Thaidhg ní
thraothfa ar m. ¤ , Gofraidh Fionn i 25 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ).docer
30do dán, a meic righ Raighne . . . caide na cuirnn no caidhi in
mh. ¤ | do bi cot' athair? ZCP xii 291.2 = Keat. iii 3423. ní
threceb mo thratha . . . for aba ḟledōil no múirne dímaínige
in domnáin, LB 273b69 .falchaid met bar muirni amuig | cen
chuimni fon ēc acuib the exuberance of your spirits shuts out
35the remembrance of death
, Arch. iii 239 § 24. ní fuil uasal
nó íseal | nach léir ina theach m. ¤ mhór | ima seach cuirm
is cómhól, MS. Mat. 564 y (poem by Cucoigriche Ó Cléirigh
† 1664).ní do mhúch m. ¤ na n-oireacht(of death of a chieftain),
Misc. Celt. Soc. 340.24 .truagh nach ránag eárr na haoise | sul
40dochonnarc do mhuirinn [leg.mhuirnn?] fá mhaoithe(to
Dún Iascafter the death of its lord), Keat. Poems 1486. tú
it'aonar . . . | anocht gan mhoirn gan mheadhair(toDún na
nGall), Measgra Dánta 56.55 . Possibly also in follg.:roddet
mil, roddet crut[h]nec[h]t, | roddet muirn ic dainib de, |
45roddet cuirn, roddet cruithne`there was yielded affection in
people too
' (?the hearts of men were gladdened thereby), Ériu
viii 67.11 (poem attributed to Flann Fína †c.704).
(e) favour,affection,esteem(late use): mairg mhellus m. ¤ in
tsaoghail`whom love of the world deceives', O'Gr. Cat. 357.19
50(poem by Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh † 1387; line 22 follg.:
flaithemnas mór ar muirn mbicsuggests rather the sensed;
see quotation from same author given under that head).ní
bhi oirn . . . d'onoir acht moirn uaibh d' fhaghail to gain your
favour
, Ir. Texts ii 84 § 20. mairg darab soirbh an saoghal,
55a mhoirnd is mairg do ghébhadh, Carswell 246. d'énní dá
tucas mo thoil . . . nír dlígh mé méid mo muirni I should not
have given so much love
, O'Gr. Cat. 347.8. dlighter dō díograis
muirne`warmth of lovingkindness', 475.15 .drong ó bhfuighinn
. . . sgoth mhuirne ar ḟeadh m'aimsire`the choicest favor', TD
60 15.12 .an óige . . . biaidh sise fá mh. ¤ ag cách(youth) will be in
favour with all
, Measgra Dánta 72.10 = O'Gr. Cat. 523.21.
go raibhi duine uasal . . . fá mhúirnn mhóir agan rígh,
MacAingil 104.9 .méad na muirne do bhí ag Dia air the great-
ness of God's love for him
, TSh. 340. With obj. gen.:ná
65traothadh Dia a mhoirn mháthar`His mother-like love' (?His
love for His mother
), PBocht 11 § 24. do mhuirn dá mhac for
love of his son
, 47 § 7 . As quasi-vn.:ic m. ¤ ima mac fondling her
son
, RC v 199.4 . In concrete sense objectoffavourorlove,
darling: Aodh mac C. . . . muirn ┐ ordan Dal cCais, FM ii
70864 z .trí buadha Breagh ┐ trí muirne Midhe(of persons),
ML 80.8 .Cf. muirnín.

? 2 muirn n sea: m. ¤ Giudan`sea of G.' (i.e.the Firth of Forth),
RC xxi 6 , see Reeves' Culdees, Trans. R.I.A. 1860 p. 124 ;
acc. to Rhys = W.merin Iodeo, from Lat.marina, RC xxi
759 n. 2 .eter Sliabh nOchel ┐ murnGuidan(leg. mur nG.), BB
214a22 =muir`sea', the -n has been wrongly transferred
from the follg. word.

1 muirnech o, ā. (cf. muirenn)adj. of uncertain meaning, used
as epithet of a `manaís' orbroad-bladed spear. mánais
80murnech ina deiss, TBC 5403 (=muincech, TBC² 3304 ).fón
manaís murnig, 1286 .tiagam . . . bar ar mánaisib móra
murniucha, 3606 ,cf. 3612 .tri mánaisi mára murnecha, LL
266b3 = MU 30.22 .do manaisibh murnec[h]aibh, CCath.
6020. manaois mórmhúirneach airgididhe, Todd Lect. iv
8574.22 .go manaoisibh móirleabhra muirneacha, Hugh Roe
214.4 (fo. 57a) . FM vi 2126.26 . Thurneysen associates with
this word the follg.:brat odar, muirnech (?) umi ina brot,
ZCP ix 191 § 3 (appar. a clasp or pin); the MS. readsmirnech
umhae, Ériu ii 33.4 .