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2 mart n o,m., IGT Dec. § 96. A deriv. from Lat.mortuus? see
Ped. i 195 ; or perhaps same word as1 mart= `dead body,
corpse
', hence in restricted senseanoxorcow slaughteredfor
meat, an ox- (cow-)carcass, and by extension aliving oxorcow .
mas e in mil bec ro marbadh . . . m. ¤ in mil bic d'fir in mil moir
5(of two bulls belonging to different owners which have
attacked each other), Laws iii 234.8 .lethmairt in mil bic,ib.
10 .Cf. beo in mil bic,ib. 13 .ar carna mairt . . . ar tinde
muici`the beef of a cow', 328.20 .dā ba marta, v 110.21 Comm.
=na dā mart, 30 .mad radrachus is mes mairt fuirre(i.e.if
10a cow has `radrachus' it is estimated merely as so much meat),
H. 3.18 p. 314 ( O'C. 651 ).rucad in Dond Cualnge . . . dochum
longphoirt amail as dech berair m. ¤ [dochum] longphoirt, TBC
2041. m. ¤ gacha fichet do breith leó(of slaughtered cattle),
Cog. 210.23 .a mairt gemre[i]d . . . do c[h]aithem`their winter-
15beef
', BColm. 64. bó i ngach baile, m. ¤ as gach creich(a tribute),
BNnÉ 265 § 230. .xx. mart do feoil, BB 14b3 .ceáthramhadh
mhairt a quarter of beef, Oss. iv 216. mairt(=carnes bovinae),
Rosa Ang. 206.1 . The follg. exx. seem used of the living
animal:co tarat L. fēr tri n-ogmart cach liss dó, LL 28b55 .
20 ar mbreith . . . a n-almhaeta n-indile a mbarteta mbuar,
TBC p. 653 n. 8 (St.).ingheiltfid an m. ¤ ┐ an bheithir the cow
and the bear
, Isa. xi 7 .
Compds.mart-ḟeoil beef: gan mairtfheoil . . . ré n-a dáil ar
an bhfleidh, Keat. iii 1053. blas mairtfheola, Eochairsg.
25 34.29 .

3 mart n m.(< Lat.Martius,cf. i mmisMartíi , SR 238 )the
monthofMarch: hí m. ¤ ┐ i n-april, Thes. ii 39.29 ,cf. 24 .Cf.
compd.martsige aMarch blast? martsighi gaithi gere, RC xi
25.13 =sidi répgaithi erraig, TBC 3381.

30 márta n io,m.(orig.g s.ofMairt< Lat.Martius? see3 mart;cf.
W.Mawrth)themonthofMarch: mí marta, Laws ii 238.19 .
Corm. Y 892. for calaind mís Marta, Fél. Mar. 1. do mís
Márta, PH 2574. fanna mila m. ¤ weak are the animals of
March
, CRR 6. ii. noin m. ¤ , AU 834. i llo Mártai, TBC 3382.
35 for kalaind Martai, Gorm. Mar. 1. fri gaíth . . . in bolgs[h]liss
Márta, Aisl. MC 63.10 .ceol na n-éan ní léir san Mhárta, Keat.
Poems 505. ?marta la nuna, RC xxvi 46.4 (see1 mart).

martad n[u,m.] (1 mart)the act ofkilling,massacring: for m. ¤ na
mbuden, for marbad na míledh, TTr.² 1546. m. ¤ do thabhairt
40for ṡil nÁdhaim, 1899 . Alsomortad:lucht mortha ┐ fogla
murderers , Cog. 136.26 .lucht moirta, Carswell 134. The
finite vb. is represented in follg. exx. from Sc. Gael.:gur
mhurt a pheidsi fein é, Rel. Celt. ii 154.37 .do murtadh . . . é,
162.16 .

45 martaigecht n ā,f., (2 mart) suppliesofbeef: an roba lor leó do
biudh, do dhigh, do mhartaighecht, FM vi 2060.6 .Cf. fuara-
dar martacht . . . da mhuin̄tir, Rel. Celt. ii 178.4 .

martán n o,m., (dim. of2 mart).do chonarc mé ceathramhadh
lōin ba mhó ná do cheathramhadh mhartáin thy petty quarter
50of beef
, Oss. iv 218.2 .

martar xseemartir.

martarlaic n m.(= Lat.martyrologium) (a)amartyrology, a
calendarofmartyrs: m. ¤ Eusébi, Fél. Ep. 140. scribthar a ainm
a martralaic, ár ba mairtír hé, Lism.L. 3754 =a mmartarlaicc,
55 BNnÉ 54.4 .an Martarloig Romhánach, Leb. Gab. i 4. i
mmartiroloig Thamhlachta, Gorm. 4.13 Pref. (learned form).
i martirologib, ib. 22 .m. ¤ fireoin, reilgi naom, H. 3.17, c.654
( O'Don. 918 ).comarba martarlaig(= coarb of a founder
mentioned in the Martyrology?),R.I.A.23 Q 6,p. 6b ( O'C.
60 1617 ).
(b)exceptionallymortality, aplague(confusion withmort-
laid
?): in buide Conaill no in m. ¤ Parthalain, Laws v 450.32
Comm. =in mortlac P., i 50.18 Comm.

martgal n ā,f.,:is din martgail móir . . . Benn Bóguine`from the
65great cattle-killing is named B.B.
', Met. Dinds. iv 74 (perh. =
1 mart, prob. a play on double meaning).

marthain n i,f., later Mid.Ir.vn.ofmaraid. IGT Dec. § 148.7 .
Remaining(in existence),lasting: is iat ro scribustur . . . da m. ¤
d'feruib Erenn that it might be preserved for the men of Ireland,
70 Laws i 34.23Introd. Comm. co nach rabi commu(i)s ic duni
. . . cēt-blegon a bó do dīn . . . acht a m. ¤ do mae(i)r but (it had)
to be kept for the maer, Cog. 48.20 .mara mbia maith ar m. ¤ ,
ZCP viii 221 § 49. nocharb'í a maith gan m. ¤ (=it was bounty
that never failed
), 219.8 .dochím an nós so ar m. ¤ ag Gallaibh
75anois still continuing, Keat. i p. 68 .co nach raibhe a bhecc
don fheoil ar m. ¤ there was not a morsel of the flesh remaining,
BNnÉ 74.1 .Esp. of personsremaining alive,living: bráth na
Muimneach a mharthoin(=the Munstermen are doomed
while he lives
), ZCP viii 221 § 46. go haimsir an dara Pádraic
80do mh. ¤ to the time the second P. lived, Keat. i p. 48 .Fercarthain
. . . súil-mall mongach cen m. ¤ ` short-lived ', Met. Dinds. iii 72.
nir thoghaidhe mac nar maith re mórm. ¤ who would not be good
(likely) to live long, LL 386b9 .an trath sin . . . do bháoi
Maodhóg gan m. ¤ M. was no longer alive, BNnÉ 277.6 .do
85bhéara tú orum marthainn thou wilt make me to live, Isa.
xxxviii 16. chum marthana dhóibh do réir Dé that they might
live according to God
, 1 Pet. iv 6. ní m. ¤ dam san mh. ¤ i dtám
the life I lead is no life at all, Hackett xviii 6. ní fearr mo
mhairshion san riocht so, Maguires of F. § 88 (phonetic spell-
ing).m. ¤ do . . . long life to. . . !(common in salutation,etc.):
5 m. ¤ duit, a Ioraird! ZCP viii 218 § 1 ; 219 § 7 . Ériu i 100.13
(marthainn).m. ¤ duit, a croch an Choimhdhe, viii 91 .narab
m. ¤ duit ill betide thee! Rule of Tall. § 41. m. ¤ lé mac Chonco-
bhair, Misc. Celt. Soc. 328.2 . ?m. ¤ rer gcru Chonaill-ne, Ir.
Texts ii 109 § 47. m. ¤ uaim don fhuirinn-se` hail ', Studies
10 1928, 453 § 23 .