1 manach

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Forms: manaig, manaig

n o, m., (Lat. monachus), IGT Dec. § 17.

a) a monk: gl. monachus, Ir. Gl. 435. m.¤ .i. a monacho , Corm. p. 28. Sen Phól m.¤ , Fél. Prol. 97. i féil Antóin manaig, ib. Jan. 17. cet-dithrebach ┐ cet-m.¤ in domain (of John Baptist), PH 868. ni ba fīr-m.¤ . . . mina fīr-ghar don eaclais, Fél. 48.4 . v s. a manaig! LL 283b48 . pl. na manaig , PH 925. foidid-sium a manchu do buain choelaig, Lat. Lives 110. dogni Ruadhan mancha dibh, BNnÉ 323 § 35. du manchuib Drommo Lias, Thes. ii 238.19 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). do manachaib no do clerchib craibdecha, PH 5556. a uile naomh-mancha! Parrth. Anma 299.21 .

(b) as legal term, a tenant of church-lands , of whom there were different classes, soír- and doírmanaig (s. Thurn. Studies in Early Irish Law, 7 , 9 , 15 ). flaith ┐ a ceile, eclas ┐ a manaig, Laws v 480.15 . eclais fria manchu (.i. fris in lucht doberat maine di iar cae iar conair), ii 344.2 ( Studies in Early Irish Law, 3 § 2 ). ni cria . . . do m.¤ (.i. cid saermanach, cid daerm.¤), Laws iii 58.7 , 23 . is dō dlegar anmchardine mhanach na heclaise sin, firu, maccu, mna sceo ingena, Rule of Céli Dé § 64. airchinnech glan . . . fodlad día manchaib co cert let him distribute to his church-tenants, Ériu iii 106 § 41 a . co raib baithius ┐ comna . . . o cech eclais do manchaib téchtaib, i 219.5 . Cf. O'Dav. 1221 : m.¤ . . . bid ag denamh caisel ┐ clochan. manuch gill do bās, Laws v 206.19 ; expld. ZCP xv 323 as one whose eric or death-penalty has been paid by an abbot (or monastery) to whom in return he becomes subject.

(c) various usages: Congus comarba Padraig . . . oc gresacht Oeda Ollain a manaig soiscéla, Lib. Hy. ed. Todd p. 163 ; cf. FM i 330.11 : rob é Congas anmchara Aodha; possibly m.¤ soiscéla = one under the spiritual direction of an abbot, cf. mainces soiscéla, Lism. L. p. xv .

m.¤ Maige Fáil, a kenning for a bee: trebthan manach muighe Fail (.i. criathar mela na mbech), Hib. Min. 48.5 , cf. 47.10 .

manach .i. feoil bruithe .i. [a] manducando , H 3.18 p. 72 a ( O'C. 113 ); a humorous kenning for broth or stew .