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molbthach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. molbthach or dil.ie/32496

adj o, ā.

(a) praiseworthy; praised, extolled, famed: ar drong m.¤ na martir, SR 7810. meic maith molbthaig Malalíal, 4946 (g s m.). Dondchad m.¤ mass, ZCP xi 110 § 34. a aen-Dia . . . a aenfholbthaig (leg. -mholbthaig?), Ir. Lit. 2.11 (oenolbthaigi, aon-molthaig v.l.). ingen Foraind . . . ba m.¤ in mind, Metr. Dinds. ii 10.14 . ba hairdirc in m.¤ mas ` belauded ' (of Mac Dá Thó's pig), iv 194.5 . magen m.¤ na morgnim, LL 127a1 ( MacCarthy 142.2 ). do tuaith molfaigh mac Miled, Laws i 4.6 . brig m.¤ magistir, ACL iii 217 § 4. i caisc molbthaig moir, ZCP xiii 28.15 . molbhthach .i. moltach, O'Cl. molb[th]ach .i. mōr, Lec. Gl. 365.

(b) giving praise; exultant? enlaith m.¤ , Snedg. u. Mac R § 23. As subst.: co n-orthonaib, co córaib, | co molbthogaib dermoraib paeans (?), SR 4324. See moltach.