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maínigid vdenom. (maín). Meaning uncertain; perhaps treats
75as a `main', treasures, hence keeps, conserves, takes care of, main-
tains? cuich in mait ro mainigis? .i. cuich in muc ro leasaighis?
O'Dav. 1241. moenigfid sini sceo oclach [óglęcha v.l.] he will
take care of old and young
(?), ZCP ix 452 § 20. ro mainighther
in gein let the child be cared for (?), xii 273.34 . máinigter
80comarbai for a thechtu thoigh let heirs be maintained according
to due right
(?), SG 25. cethraime cach mairt mainighther coland
i sleib `whose body is preserved on a mountain' (that is reared?),
Laws v 330.15 = cethruime gach mairt muinidhther [sic MS.]
a shleib `that is killed' (?), i 272.37 . ni muinegetar mucca ce a
85mbās no a llōg . . . co n-aurland a ndithma `pigs are not added
to (kept
?), whether for killing or for price', v 404.20 . mochen
mata moaigther | do na mainigther maid, Ériu vii 199 § 8
= do nach moaigther miad, 6 § 8 . Cf. also: is tre ḟīr
flaitheman ad mblechta mārbōis muīnigter (muinither, mui-
nighther v.l.) that great riches (abundance) of milking are
5maintained
(? increased), ZCP xi 92 § 18 (= ad-muínigim?).
? (depon.) cach bec nō cech mór no muinichither di cach rét etir
locc ┐ edach ┐ dig ┐ biad, rop de forcongrai t'senora a comair-
lecad (rule for a monk), ZCP iii 29.1 ; `possessest', Reeves,
Colton's Visitation 109 . vn. do cach mainiugad (.i. beodilib ┐
10mairbdilib), do cach lesugad (.i. do biud ┐ coimiteacht) mainte-
nance (?), Laws iii 22.8 (of duties due to a chief). mad radrachus
is mes mairt fuirre in cedbliadhain . . . ar ni frithṡailter a
mainiugadh iar sin there is no prospect of rearing it (?), H. 3.18
p. 435 a ( O'C. 1039 ) = maoiniugad, 446b ( O'C. 1099 ). ro gab
15go mend mainigad stammering falsehood has found support
(?), ZCP vii 309.9 . muiniughadh .i. sealbhughadh, O'Cl. may
be meant for this word.

mainister n f. (Lat. monasterium) O.Ir. monister (i-st.), g p. inna
monistre , gl. coenobiorum, Thes. ii 27.35 ( Bcr. 39c2 ). In
20Mid.Ir. a gutt. stem.: g s. monistrech, AU 722 , 836 . mani-
strech, 833 . mainistrech, 763 , 865 , 877 . moinistrech, 854 .
mainisdreach, 830 . mainisdir, IGT Dec. § 185. g s. maines-
dreach, ib. ex. 2092 .
A monastery: gl. monasterium, Ir. Gl. 726. ata mainistir
25mor a muig na Bethine, LB 158b60 . ro ṡuidig manistir, Lat.
Lives 92. ina mainistrecha ┐ ina reclesa, 87 (a p.). ar balla na
mainisdrech, Maund. 67. mainistear Bheannchair, Keat. iii 2
208 . dēna-sa mainistreacha ┐ tempuill, ZCP vi 84.26 . eidir
themploibh ┐ mhainistrechoip, Fl. Earls. 98.12 . Of a convent:
30 mainistir go gcailleachaibh dupa, 180.26 . g s. as attrib.:
Eugan Manistrech , AU 833 , cf. 830 . Flann Mainistrech, 1056 ;
FM 1056.
Freq. as n.l., folld. by gen., see Hog. Onom. Alone, gener-
ally = m. ¤ Buite ( Monasterboice ): ó Mainistir maínig, Fél.
35 Dec. 7. a llebraib Manistrech, LU 2920 , cf. 2922 .

? mainmech adj[o,ā.] berid lib mo chorp m. ¤ | isin maidin co
Cairnech, YBL 316a34 .

mainnecht n ā, f., laxity, negligence: da leiccit uatha . . . an cáin
gan túr tre mhainneacht, BNnÉ 255.34 .

40 mainnechtach adj o, ā. careless, remiss: madh maindechtach in
liaigh ac oslucudh na dūinti, Rosa Ang. 22.5 .

mainnechtaige n iā, f., (also maithnechtaige, perh. the orig.
form) remissness, negligence: is fada do fuilngus a maindech-
taighi, RC xix 280 § 208 (B). drochshómpla do gním no do
45bréthir no do mhaitnechtaige, PH 7473. ernai[g]thi iar
maithnechtaidhe, ZCP vi 258.30 . See mainnechtnaige.

mainnechtna n[f.] negligence, omission (late): mainechtna fa
bhuidhechas do bhreith, MacCurtin 156 . da dteagmhadh de
mhainneachtna an tsagairt braon do dhortadh, Eochairsg.
50 123.29 . mainneachtna an oversight , Gen. xliii 12.

mainnechtnach adj o, ā. remiss, negligent . maineachtnach, ne-
amhchuramach, Eg. Gl. 471. m. ¤ cum duine oile do smach-
tugud, Ériu v. 132 § 60. mainneachdnach ag sgrúdadh do
choinnsiasa, MacAingil 220.11 . ní bhía sé mainneachtnach
55ris an té ḟúaithighes é he will not be slack, Deut. vii 10.
Prov. x 4.

mainnechtnaige n iā, f., = mainnechtaige. coll crábhaidh ┐
maindechtnaige urnaigthi, Acall. 127 = maidnechtnaighi
288 . ag furail leisce ┐ maindeachtnaige uirre, Lat. Lives 75 =
60 Lism. L. 1418. mainechtnaige deuosioin, Fl. Earls. 120.1 .
mainneachtnaighe a cleireach, BNnÉ 256.4 .

mainner (mainer) n(Romance loan-word; < Eng. manner?)
manner, kind, sort: is e so airecc airlig ┐ mainder marbtha
dobertha forru, LB 154a45 . co festais cia mainder bāis
65dobertis for Iosep, PH 2955. cach uile mainer [cinel v.l.]
ēisg, Maund. 163. mainner dligidh, H. 3.17 c. 93-4 ( O'Don.
117 ).

mainnigid v i, grows slack, fails: do mhainnigh mo chroidhe,
Canticles v 6 .

70 mainnrid v(denom. <mainner?) forms a manner or habit? cid
ag Leth Cuind . . . do mebhraighis do mhacchleasa, is a Leth
Mogha do mhaindris do chuidig don comland sin `thou hast
practised
' (a taunt to an opponent who retreats), MR 302.6 .

mainnsér n m. (Romance loan-word). m. ¤ (g s. -ér, -éir) IGT Dec.
75§ 35. A manger, crib, stall . maindsér, gl. praesepe, Ir. Gl. 861.
maindser an asail ┐ an daim, Maund. 58. dā .xx. míle máindser
. . . ┐ x. n-eich for cech máindser, LB 130b56 . aithnigh an
t-assal mainséur a mhaighisdir, Isa. i 3.

mainrechta ? n robé m. ¤ De forsind [ḟ]ormna-sa (a prayer),
80 Arch. iii 232.22 ; perh. for maindreachta (mainn-), a formation
from 1 mainder, ` enfolding, guardianship '? Cf. mainreach,
maindreach ` hut, fold ', O'R.

? mair: ind cen mo mair .i. . . . m. ¤ uīta ut dicitur: m. ¤ im beo .i. im
beo im bethaid, O'Mulc. 218. An etym. invention; see maraid.

85 mairbe n[iā, f.] (marb) deadness, numbness: baill . . . bís maille
m. ¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 268 z . mo chorpán as lor mairbhe, Buile S.
69 z. Mortification: truilled ┐ mairbi in boill, Rosa Ang.
178.11 .