Usage Medieval Irish
Pronounced Pron. mu-LAHS-e
Other Forms FormsMolaise, Molaisre
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Contributor Contrib.raphrodo on 1/26/2019
Diminutive of Laisrén, derived from Irish Mo Laisse "my Laise", Laise being a short form of Laisrén. The 7th-century saint Laserian of Leighlin is also called Molaise or Molaisse; he lived as a hermit on Holy Isle in the Firth of Clyde, which is known as Eilean MoLaise in Gaelic.