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maigen n ā, f., In O.Ir. sometimes with non-palatal: n s. magan,
K. and H. § 13 , cf. rex Mugdhorne magan , AU 801 ; o Dom-
nuch maghan , 831 . maghain (a s.), ZCP viii 197 § 5.
(a) a spot, place in the widest sense: folld. by a rel. clause
80often takes the place of a rel. adv. (cf. ). in magen i ndéntar
in filliud the place [in the word ] where the flexion is made, Thes.
ii 230 ( PCr. 66a1 ). maigen nā áigder rindi a place wherein thou
fearest not spear-points
, 294.15 ( SP iii 3 ). as in magin i mbatar
from the place where they were, Ml. 55c2 . co ranic in magin in
85ro artraig in ceo, FB 39. adropart si dó ind maigin i mbui,
Mon. Tall. § 19. forancatar . . . magen ita in Sabull indiu,
Lat. Lives 16 = maigin, Trip. 230.23 . i maigin na roe at the
place of combat
, Laws i 250.18 . no betís fir hErend i n-óen-
magin, BDD 138. im beith dā oidchi i n-oenmaidin, Arch. iii
3.24 . ar tteclamadh . . . seinleabhar nEreann co haonmaighin,
5 FM 438. gibé maighin a coimhreígdís fri araile wherever they
should meet
, Cóir An. 54. ni pa me, ol cach asa magin from his
place
, TBC² 2141 = TBC 1579. a maigen toltanaiges do
diabul! place pleasing to the devil (of the body), PH 8224.
fornocht do dún, a Druim nDen, | lomnocht do múr, do
10magen `thy site', Met. Dinds. iii 96. Heriu ard inis na rríg |
magen molbthach na morgnim, LL 127a1 ( MacCarthy 142 ).
aurland Temrach .i. maigen i mbátar secht radairc for cech
leath, Ériu iv 124.3 . (as quasi-adv.) is toirthech éisc acht
maigen a tiagat na gla[issi] indi except where the streams enter
15it
, Trip. 210.7 . g s. clæmchlód magni change of place, TBC²
1370. bretha bairr ┐ maigne `judgements concerning tree-top
and field
' (i.e. places to which bees migrate), Laws iv 188.8 .
pl. atait secht maigne na fechar re seven places in which battles
are not fought
, v 302.31 . cia do náemaib Lagen | fedaib
20maigib magen `in woods, in plains of places' (? a place with
woods and plains
, magen being in loose apposition to Lagen),
RC xiii 100 § 129 ( LL 305b5 ).
Folld. by gen. of pers. a place belonging to (some one), stead,
home: Mide magen clainne Cuind, LL 184b20 ( Arch. Hib. ii 82
25§ 1 ). os mur maigni meic Alprainn (= over Patrick's stead,
i.e. Armagh?), SR 2364 (but see maigne). Columb Cille . . .
doréd midhnocht maighne Erca (= penetrates the dense night
of Ireland), ZCP viii 197 § 11.
Of passages in a book: mad forcenn libuir nach magen i
30mbeth āmen indib, Ml. 2d1 . magen hi tait for aisndis do
deacht where he enters on the explanation, 24d30 ; cf. 27c10 , Sg.
30b12 . ni forcenn libuir nach maigen i mbi fiat, Hib. Min.
2.51 . In fig. sense: rainig maighin athar Airt he succeeded to
the place of A.'s father
, Gleanings 30 § 10.
35 di maigin on the spot i.e. immediately: taulbretha . . . .i. na
bret[h]a can smuan .i. di m. ¤ extempore, Laws i 156.13 Comm.
berair breuth di m. ¤ , Anecd. iii 23.20 . doírchios . . . do tha-
bhairt uatha do maighin (.i. do lathair), Leb. Gab. i 78. rob
erdalta lais a mharbhadh do maighin, Hugh Roe fo. 27b . Cf.
40 O'Dav. 1256 : maighin .i. fochetoir ut est: manis-nais naill
maighne . . . .i. madh naill dligtech fonais fochetoir.
i maigin (with gen.) in place of, instead of: atconnairc deilb
noidhen in maighin croiche Crist, RC x 184.19 .
(b) m. ¤ dígona, in Laws, a technical term denoting a space
45measured round the residence of a chief or other dignitary,
varying in extent acc. to his rank, within which he had cer-
tain unassailable rights; transld. `inviolable precinct' or `sanc-
tuary'. in gach n-aoein maighin dighona, ii 26.7 Comm.
sechtar maigin `outside the precinct', iii 118.7 . Maighne ` Pre-
50cincts ' is title of a law-treatise dealing with the subject ( iv 226 ).
mile cém[enn] maigin digona naím-espuic, H. 3.17 c. 647
( O'Don. 906 ). fiach maigne a fine (for some kind of assault?),
Laws iii 466.9 , 13 , 24 . masa giunnadh gan lommadh ┐ mas ar
daighin fogla fri corp darigneadh, is fiach maighne in chuirp,
55 Rawl. B 506 fo. 36c ( O'Don. 2335 ). f. m. ¤ in ḟuilt, ib. f. m. ¤ no
imraide na cneidhe, fo. 38c ( O'Don. 2344 ).
(c) fig. of a person: Cet mac Matach. magen curad, IT i
104.3 . Lorcán Laighen . . . maighen céd cloth the centre of a
hundred panegyrics
, FM 941 (poem) = Bruchst. i § 123 . tri
60maic Con Corb . . . it he sin, sochla magen, soīr Lagen, Ält. Ir.
Dicht. ii 28.4 ( Rawl. 119a1 ). Freq. in n.l., see Hog. Onom.
s.v. maigen.

máig(h)ér, -eóir n m. = Eng. major: maiger, Rel. Celt. ii 194.
25 . `n-a maigheor-ginirel major-general , 182.32 . 'na mháid-
65seoir sinirel, 178.18 .

? máigíne n(dim. n p. ?): ní ēla gár[ín]e o luid Dadera, | fobíthin
it máigine | dar éis drutháin Dárīne, LL 291b13 (Boroma) =
RC xiii 460 § 1 , SG 317.16 (`there is desolation ', O'Gr.) = cia
tibu, it m'āgīni di hēis drúthán Dāríni, Fian. 34.9 . In cheville:
70 má dorochair Dárine | ag rig Lagen do línib | atbiur-sa ní
máigine | is dimsa tic a dígail, LL 295a35 = SG 360.29 .

maigister (maigistir) n m. (Lat. magister) In Glosses always
an o-st., quantity of vowel not indicated. In Mid.Ir. n s.
magistir appears beside magister, becoming later the standard
75form, and is freq. treated as gutt. st. (g s. mágistrech, LU 2316 ,
scribe H). maighistir, IGT Dec. § 33 , g s. an mhaigis-tir,
-dreach , n p. na maighisdre, -acha .
Corresponds in various meanings to Lat. magister. magisder
(gl. magister), Ir. Gl. 365. maigister (gl. rector), 1099 .
80(a) esp. a teacher (general sense in earlier texts): gabit don
magistir they take the place of a teacher, Ml. 38a8 . irbága . . .
eter desciplu . . . óentu immurgu eter a magistru, Wb. 7d10 .
maigistar do deisgipal, Laws i 36.23 . dligid magister sogaire,
LL 345d23 = maigistir , Anecd. iii 14. fuil déde mín-magistir,
85écse uagh [leg. uadh?], ecna umal, ZCP iv 468 § 13. ro chret-
sitar dia magister .i. do Ísu, PH 5125. cen a maigistir oc a
forcetul, 6724 . ro cuiritt saoithe ┐ maighistreacha do theac-
cascc eccna, Cog. 138.21 . imat maigistrech ag teacusc, Fl.
Earls 180.33 . sgol-mhaighisdir, Eg. Gl. 498. Often a pro-
fessional (clerical) title: Sillán maigistir . . . abb Maighe Bile,
5 Gorm. Oct. 21 gl. 3 . Mael-Petair hUa C. maighistir Rosaco-
main master (of the school) of R., AU ii 292.6 . maighister
Sdiamna O B., airdespuc Caisil, 398.9 . Cf. iii 77 n. 13 .
Maoleóin ua C. . . . ar ttecht thairis (.i. tar muir) ina mhaighis-
tir, FM iii 306.5 . maigistir leighinn, AU ii 282.8 . maigister
10saer ` master-wright' (of a monk), ib. 5 = ard-maighistir saoir
mainistre na Buille `chief master of the carpenters', FM iii 252.
21 . do Mhaighistir na mbreath (i.e. Peter Lombard, Magister
Sententiarum), TSh. 3150.
(b) a master, lord, owner, etc. toil ar máigistrech-ne .i.
15Lúcifer, PH 8143. máigister na míled, 1230 . ba hiat-so a
lucht fógnuma oc denum a thempuil .i. .xxx. míle mog . . . ┐
iii míle magister three thousand overseers, LB 130b55 . maighis-
dir na luinge, Acts xxvii 11 . maigistir an stápla, Fl. Earls
90.13 . aithnigh . . . an t-assal mainséur a mhaighisdir, Isa. i 3.