1 mana

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 mana or dil.ie/31512

n m. (treated as neut. TBC 723 , see below).

(a) an omen, portent; a sign, indication (generally of something future, but also of someth. actually happening or past). gach geiss, ┐ gach sén, ┐ gach sreódh, ┐ gotha ēn, ┐ gach m.¤ , Todd Nenn. 124.11 . na hadhair do ghothaibh gerg . . . na creid m.¤ bis ag mnai, ZCP vii 303 § 14. donal con re tech aniar . . . is m.¤ sluaig a tir teinn howling of hound to westward of a house is omen of a force [coming ] out of a hurtful land, ZCP xiii 7.19 . fail ar da mbeind m.¤ n-áig | cend Frǽch ┐ cend Fochnáim (= a sign that slaughter has been wrought), TBC 723. m.¤ morgliad, 5764 . fa himda brainéun . . . m.¤ crimb chnáma a foretoken of bones to be picked, Anecd. i 31 § 50. cia forsata in m.¤ cró iarsin gleo? (= who is foredoomed to slaughter?), LL 265a23 = MU 22.20 . m.¤ éca damsa an omen of death to me, ZCP iii 218.2 . d'Ultaib . . . ropo clé m.¤ in marcṡluag a sinister omen, Met. Dinds. iv 128. a ēnín . . lēir dam ar clū do m.¤ | nārsad cara do C[h]ellach [it was ] clear to me on sound [lit. fame ] of thy prognostigation that thou wast no friend to C., Med. & Mod. Ir. Ser. iv 446 = for clu do mh.¤ , LB 274b 10 = SG 56.35 (forcla do m.¤ ). ní bad m.¤ édala no prospect of booty, Celt. Rev. i 310.12 . tainic m.¤ ina edan . . . ┐ tádhbás dó mac . . . do bheith isin moireccen a warning sign (i.e. pre- vision) appeared to him; Misc. Hag. Hib. 115.12 . m.¤ teasda dhóibh a portent of fame for them, TD 25.22 .

(b) cause, occasion: mad m.¤ imna (.i. mad ail leis ni do timna) if it is a matter for a bequest, Laws iii 50.26 . as m.¤ dér an scél garbh, FM 890 = Bruchst. i § 115 . TFerbe 606 . gan a marthain sunn . . . m.¤ bróin that they are not here alive is cause of sorrow, ITS v 58.22 . m.¤ duirn tar smech `a reason for a blow across a chin', Buile S. 62.3 . budh m.¤ fhochuitbhidh dhuit do thoisc a nAlbain you would be laughed at if you went to Scotland, Oss. v 118.24 . is m.¤ mórchumha bheith ag macht- nughadh, etc., TSh. 6600. is é . . . is teo do charas, | ní dá bhuala[dh] suas nár manadh a thing that did not cause him anger, Ó Bruad. ii 250 § 24.