muirgein

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirgein or dil.ie/32782

Forms: Muirgein, Murgeni

n [n.]a sea-birth, sea-child ; used as npr. both masc. and fem. doratad ainm do Lí Ban iarna baisted .i. Murgen .i. gein mara, LU 3060 ( SG 236 ). Muirgein, 3130 . gein in mara fā Muirgein, Fél. 52.36 . carais moéda Muirgein, Fél. Jan. 27 ; expld. in p. 52 Comm. variously: moirgein .i. gein in mara .i. ab Glinne Uisen . . . no Muirgein ingen Aedan . . . no M. .i. Liban ingen Echach mic Muireda. g s. Murgeni ab- Glinni Uissen, LL 356g29 .