medónach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. medónach or dil.ie/31747

 

Forms: medonaige

adj o, ā. (medón) central, middle, intermediate (of relations of space, time and order): in pars medonach, Thes. ii 255.6 ( Stowe M. 65b ). asin coecait medonach the middle fifty (of the `three fifties', i.e. Psalms), Hib. Min. 4.123 . i forciund ind cáocaid medonaich, Mon. Tall. § 30. isin mís medonaid ind fogomair, LU 2951 ( SG 234.22 ). a cēt-dire . . . a medonach . . . an dedenach, Laws v 402.25 . in bo-aire medonach (= of intermediate rank), iv 46.23 Comm. rē na dechmaide medonc[h]i, ib. 2.25 = medonaige, 4.1 . síneadh meadhónach middle quantity (oppd. to `s. gearr' and `s. fada'), IGT Introd. § 1. mac Cathail óig mic Cathail medhonaigh, AU iii 576.22 , cf. Cathal og mac Cathail mic Cathail, 428.17 . go coimseach nó go meadhónach to a moderate extent, TSh. 4858. As subst.: ina mbáoi do ghalar ina medhonchaibh the trouble in his inwards (i.e. mind), Hugh Roe 286.5 (fo. 75b) .