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mall adj o, ā.d s m. maull, Sg. 183b3 .d s f. maill,ib. n p m.(asnoun)
maill, Ml. 20a26 .
25(a) slow(in movement or action), generally implyingslug-
gishnessorinertness .m. ¤ nó doe, gl.tardus, Sg. 66a7 (cf. Ml.
20a26 ).m. ¤ nó baéth, gl.hebes, 66a5 . gl.morantem, 64a5 .
cumscugud m. ¤ , Wb. 25d26 .dosnicfa cobir cid m. ¤ , 5c5 .m. ¤ .i.
mollis.i. maoth amail nā beth cnāim and, Corm. Y 906.
30 manip m. ¤ beti occae if they do not loiter over it, Mon. Tall. § 53.
ba m. ¤ lais dogein in ben in folcadh he thought the woman was
slow in preparing the bath
, Laws i 72.34 .rethid is ní ro-máll,
TBC 3361. inghen . . . fá m. ¤ troigh, Ir. Texts ii 70 § 14. m. ¤ a
ccomhrádh slow of speech, Exod. iv 10. seal go luath ┐ seal
35go m. ¤ , TSh. 1656. a theacht 'sa neart, m. ¤ do thriall he was
slow in attempting it
(?), Content. vi 230. mall-bha chíochlána
slow-moving kine with full udders, Studies 1929, 594 § 11 .
Compar. mailliu, Thes. ii 14.35 ( BCr. 25c1 ).nirbo mailli dolotar
olmbatar in charpait, TBC² 3537. is gnáth mirr do thabairt
40im chorpaib . . . conid maillite thinaid that they may waste
away more slowly
, PH 7023. nír moillitte a rúaig none the
slower was his rush
, BNnÉ 139.42 . ?Superl. mol ┐ hond, ar
issed déide as maillem i mmuilend, Corm. p. 29 s.v. muilend
(=is muilend i mmuilend, Corm. Y 874 ).
45Freq. in composition with vn.etc., expressing motion or
action:ic mall-ascnam in mara, CCath. 2871. ag maillcheim-
niuccadh, FM v 1760.21 .a Diarmait, a mallchobair slow in
help
, ZCP iii 204.4 .atbath Fintan . . . do m. ¤ -chrine slow
decay
, MacCarthy 144. long m. ¤ -rāmach slow-rowing , IT iii 89
50§ 115 = Bruchst. i § 80 .an maillthriall doghníodh slow pace,
TSh. 7626.
In senselate,tardy: in mall-aithrige, LU 2410 ; PH 8203
(=sera poenitentia).cóilis mhall late cabbage, Corp. Astron.
54.22 .co m. ¤ co moch late or early, SG 245.53 .
55(b)freq. as epithet of sea,slow-moving,sluggish(? butcf.
(c) below).meirge mara maill, SR 4003. immar thuile mara
maill, Met. Dinds. iii 176. anfad in mara moill, ZCP x 345 § 9.
Cog. 10.1 . Of rivers,etc.:gér mh. ¤ an tSiúir, Keat. Poems
1517. i gcrích Ulad na n-es mall`placid (i.e. not swollen un-
60duly
)', O'Gr. Cat. 384.11. So in compd.:'sa Midhe mallaibh-
nidh`of the gentle rivers', Ériu v 54.22 .
(c)of places, perh. in sensemassive,broad,vast , Meyer,
Bruchst. i § 20 n. Mide m. ¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 52. for Midi m. ¤ ,
LL 185a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 ).co Maistin maill, IT iii 9
65§ 10 = Bruchst. i § 20 .in m. ¤ -mag, Cog. 122.23 .
Cf.further:adlaic damsa ech m. ¤ moṅgach, LL 45b20 =
MS. Mat. 489 , RC xxxvi 263 § 21 (where `ech' denotes figura-
tively a stretch of territory).nasc m. ¤ mná nāre Etair, Met.
Dinds. iii 104 (where `nasc' seems used of a stretch of coast or
70reef of rocks).dar muir ┐ dar mallcladh, Anecd. ii 41 § 17.
adrochair Aillen . . . tairnic a mhaill-néill heavy clouds,i.e.
stupor(?), Acall. 1749. m. ¤ -tréad muc`a large herd of swine',
Atlantis iv 170 .maill-tréada muc ┐ caorach, Eachtra M. an
Iolair 7 .fá mhallbhruachaibh na motharmhala(of eyebrows),
75 Todd Lect. iv 96 § 38.
(d) common epithet of the eye, always complimentary (cf.
Dante,Purg. vi 63 ), slow-moving,steady,gentle? rinn roisc a
minchinn is m. ¤ , Arch. iii 308.5 .mall-rosc mór meicc ríg
Hérenn, Ériu iv 96.2 .as a derc ra-mhoill ra-glais, 112 § 7 .
80 súl-mall` soft-eyed ', 116 § 19 .ríoghan an ruisg mhoill, A.
Ó Dálaigh i 4. matal ríogh mallṡúilech Múaidhe, KMMisc.
170.14 . Indwanda-compd. with other adj.:a ruisc mhaill-
réid, SG 265.6 .
(e)used ofwomenoryoung persons, incomplimentary
85 sense, implying dignity, gentleness or modesty of demeanour:
Eaba in m. ¤ mhór, Ériu iv 112 § 8. [ac tab]uirt duit mna
moilli, ZCP xiii 17.17 .mná malla, SG 65.16 .mo chean don
mhoill úir iodhain, Gofraidh Fionn v 24 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ).
macān m. ¤ secht mbliadan, ZCP vi 266 § 2.

malla subst. pl. name of an animal(used asbeastofburden):
5 fiche do suimedaib ┐ m. ¤ ┐ dama ┐ asana ┐ echaib ar chena,
Alex. 619 (`Büffel' KMeyer).Leg. múla?

málla io, iā.adj.of uncertain meaning, used of persons in
complimentary sense; sometimes identified withmánla
(` stately,sedate,pleasant ', Dinneen ), but seems an earlier word;
10perh. <mall-da?Cf. malla` modest,shamefaced,delicate ', O'R.
Of women:Fithithir álaind in m. ¤ , LL 295a32 = SG 360.26 .
Cochnias a mhat[h]air malla (bāgha), FM 432 (poem byFland
Mainistrech).mná m. ¤ , Ériu ix 8.1 .lámh a ban m. ¤ ` gentle ',
KM Misc. 352.7 . Of men:flaith . . . mor mala mínglan` lord-
15ly(?)', RC xxviii 322 § 49. fear dingmála gach duine, | an
bind-mālla barrbuidi, Hy Fiach. 250.8 (`chieftain').rī maith-
mheach m. ¤ , IGT Dec. ex. 17. Maodocc m. ¤ ` modest ', BNnÉ
259.10 .Mlaisi malla miadhach, 249.6 .gnúis óg-mhálla,
Maguires of F. § 100. troighthe co mālla . . . | ocus lámha go
20lánluath(of warriors in battle = slow to retreat, holding
their ground?), Cog. 112.28 .

1 mallach adj o, ā, (<mall?) slow;deliberate? cuir díot go m. ¤ ria
mbás | a bfuil d'fiachaib ag cách ort`scrupulously free thyself
from all debts
', O'Gr. Cat. 590.24.

25 2 mallach n o,m.,subst. IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 54 z) . A form of
mallacht?

mallachaid v ā. curses (with acc. orDO).subj. pres. 2 s. ní lour
in bendachad diammaldachae , Wb. 5d23 .resan mac mallach-
tan mallachus cách, ZCP viii 203.12 .mallachais an inber,
30 Lat. Lives 50. ro mallach na cronna, 75 .ro mallach do doinib
in tíri sin, Trip. 144.5 .co ro mallachar é, BNnÉ 38 § 72. vn.
in nebmaldachad , Wb. 5d23 .foidit huadib Balám . . . dia
mmallachad, SR 4779. do mallachadh pecthach, Hib. Min.
10.327 . PH 7305 , 8264 . Seemallachtaeand1 mallaigid.

35 mallacht n f.O.Ir.maldacht(< Lat.maledictio), orig.n-st.,
passing intoā-st. in O.Ir. period:a s. maldactin, Wb. 2a23 .
a p. maldachta, Ml. 58c4 , Tur. 110 c ( Thes. i 492 ). Later also
m.:mallacht m.,g s. -achtaand-aicht, IGT Dec. § 25. mal-
lachta f.,g s. -n, § 8 .
40 Acurse,malediction:gl.maledictio, Ir. Gl. 915. maldacht in
popoil(i.e.the curse incurred by the people), Tur. 111 ( Thes.
i 492 ).doberat maldachtain fórm-sa, TBC² 23. dobertatar
mallachtain do Bricrind, FB 56. berid tríst ┐ mallachtuin
noem nHerenn, Arch. iii 3.23 .na tardum mallachta ar
45mallachtain, PH 6881. ní thiucfa an mhallacht gan adhbhar,
Prov. xxvi 2. In imprecations:m. ¤ a gaiscid fair! TBC² 1527.
m. ¤ na truagh ┐ na tren ar an tí do tug . . ., ZCP vi 58.17 .Mac
mallachtan`ason of curse', awickedordamnedperson:of
Satan, ZCP viii 203.11 .mac na mallacta(of Judas), Ériu ii
50120 § 59. comtinól . . . na mac mallachtan, FA 1. a llucht na
mallachtan! PH 7552. do macaibh mallacht ┐ do lucht
dénma uilc, FM iii 286.25 .mac mallacht ar urchoit, AU iii
160.21 .mec mallachtan cin chadus do chill, Ann. Conn. 123
§ 16 .

55 mallachtach adj o, ā. accursed: Leaburcam . . . mirathmar m. ¤ ,
BB 257b29 .ar slicht Caimh coluich . . . mallachtaich, BCC
394.18 .maic mallachtacha sons of perdition, D IV 2,45rb22 .

mallachta(e) adj io, iā. O.Ir.maldachtae(< Lat.maledictus);
used aspart.ofmallachaid, but possibly the latter is formed
60from it. Accursed: maldachtae, gl.maledictus, Tur. 136 ( Thes.
i 494 ).bid mallachtha síl do bráthar, Lat. Lives 31. it mal-
lachda in uli dee hídal, PH 2329. dosbera na maccu mallachtu
isin tenid suthain, 7285 (leg. mallachta g s.?).

mallachtaid v ā, denom. (<mallacht) curses: subj. pres. 2 s.
65 minemallachdaainm Crist, PH 2328. ro mallachtastair Næ
Cam, BB 5a2 .

mallachtnach adj o, ā. accursed: a chined m. ¤ ! PH 1383. hí tég-
dais . . . muchna m. ¤ , 8299 .v p m. amallachtnachu! 3635 .in
mairg m. ¤ Megera, MR 168.3 .

70 mallachtnaige n iā,f., cursedness,perversity: tre michomairli do
mallachtnaige, MR 294.24 .

1 mallaigid v i, late form ofmallachaid. Curses , with acc. or
DO.nā mallaig do duine bodar, PH 7687. fut. 1 s. maillechut-
satú, 8262 .an tan mhallaighes duine do Dhia, O'Hussey TC
75 156.6 .do mhalluigh Críost an crann, TSh. 214. cionnus
mhailleochus misi an té nar mhalluigh Día? Numb. xxiii 8.
part. mallaigtheo Dia, PH 7302. malluighthe(=maledictus),
TSh. 616. Numb. xxii 6. vn. ro ghabhsatmalloghadh began to
curse
, Buile S. 130.12 .díol coinnealbháitte ┐ malluighthe,
80 TSh. 4668. re mionnuibh an mhalluighe, Numb. v 21.

2 mallaigid v g, (mall) makes slow,retards: gach ni mallaighes
an gluasacht, ITS xiv 20.23 .fig. do mallaigheadh iad ó sinn-
sear`they have degenerated from their ancestors', Top. Poems
62.18 .part. mallaighthe, gl.tardatus, Ml. 122a14 .Cf. mall
85biuc, a L., co rom-gladathar-sa, Hib. Min. 53 § 9 , which seems
imper. of an intrans. vb.mallaid.