1 bíathaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 bíathaid or dil.ie/5836

Forms: bíadaid, biathad

v (biad), later also bíadaid. feeds, nourishes; supports; esp. with legal sense provides refection for: nos biathaim fri re sechtmaini, LU 10290. biatar tri .c. do cach crund, 3704 ( SC 33 ). bīata lais co cenn mblīadna, ZCP viii 311.2 . (of Macc Dathó's pig) tri neim immurgu no bíata, Sc. M² 5. bīadsum gach tonn toraidh may every fruitful land feed me (?), ZCP x 347 § 15. mór cét nobiathad a bróin, Met. Dinds. i 22.2 . sec[h] rombiathus romeitiss, Anecd. ii 71.5 . issed ro-da- mbiatha `this is what feeds them', Ériu ii 130 § 99. curad cróda ro biath bran, LL 17190 ( RC xlvii 309.13 ). erca (.i. immad) brech (.i. mac tire) biathais dia bir, LL 6398. ros biath Ioseph . . . / sloig fer n-Egept im Foraind, SR 3409. ros biathastar . . . sé cét dec mili, 3413 . do bhiathsad Críosd / do chíche, Dán Dé xxx 9 . biat[h]aid biadtar .i. bīathaid som nech co ndāim ┐ bīatar som 'conn daímh, Anecd. v 27.7 and n. 15 . cid formna fear nÉrind do-thaístis lat ros-mbiadfaindsea, BDD² 534. bīathaiter an dōescur[ṡ]luag ar dúinib the common folk are provisioned, ZCP viii 313.8 . buidhean ḟear le mbiath- tair baidhbh (i.e. warriors), IGT Decl. ex. 814. níor biathadh libh mé (= non dedistis mihi manducare, Matt. xxv 42 ), TSh. 7151. iomdha triath . . . do biadhadh leat-sa, Keat. Poems 1544. In legal sense: ní biathfa aigh ifine na nech itir glossing ni bia o besaib mogha, Laws iv 18.7 Comm. 16. 22 . acht ma ro biathustar dama and `but if he had fed companies of persons who are entitled to refections', v 164.13 Comm. fiachu leptha for nech biathas [bid]baid who feeds an outlaw (Thurn.), ZCP xv 360. 45 n. 2. , O'C. 2531 ( Eg. 88, 44a—b ).

Part. do cheannach damh mbíata `to buy fatted oxen', Ériu v 170.y . damh bíadhta, Prov. xv 17.

Vn. biathad.