báesach, baísech

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adj o, ā (báes) foolish, wanton: a shaoghail . . . bhaoisigh, Keat. Poems 1566. is srathor for serrach. . . . Is cuad do bǣsach. Is gairm fri fasguth, Aisl. MC 125.20 .

báesrad

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Forms: -ad, -aid

n d s. -ad, -aid. (báes) folly, levity, vanity: ní dherna báosradh budh mó, BNnÉ 142.22 . dobheirid iad féin do bhaosradh ┐ do bhuile bhaothánta na hóige, TSh. 3849 (cf. do bhaosraidh na hóige, Hackett xxvi 4 . gan bhaosraidh, Keat. Poems 584 ). a mhéad do bhaosradh (= dementia), 4609 . i n-aon-fhaision éadaigh . . ./ . . . baosradh nó uallaigheacht spóirt, Keat. Poems 308. an bhaosradh do léirigh mo pheann-sa síos, Hackett i 14 (bhaosrach, v.l.).

1 báeth

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Forms: baíd, bóeth, baid

adj o, ā. Also baíd, baíth, bóeth.

I

(a) foolish, stupid, silly, thoughtless, reckless; of animals, wind irrational, wild, innocent, wayward: baid gl. stultus, Wb. 8d8 (a prima manu). deilb mordraige ┐ fir boith, Ml. 52. mall no baéth gl. hebes, Sg. 66a5 . baeth. .i. faoth quasi fatu[u]s , O'Mulc. 118. deich mba mboetha im gach mboethan, Fél. 88.32 . dáig at báetha cialla ban, LU 3996 ( SC 45 ). a Fir Baíth is b.¤ do fecht, 6032 . in tond baeth bhorr (of Fer Diad), TBC 4185. is bōeth do neoch renus fír/ar ascnam i tīr na pīan, ZCP vii 498.4 . [b]aoth .i. olc . . . .i. is olc ní cradh Dé, O'Dav. 192. hech baeth, RC xx 174 § 39 (ACC Comm.). in breo baoth reckless , FM ii 902.20 . Compar. is minic . . . nach baoithe an chlann ioná a n-athair, Donl. 332.4 . Adv. do imthig roimpe co baoth barr-[ud]mall waywardly (of the wind), ML² 713.

(b) In Laws applied to one not fully responsible either through nonage or mental deficiency (opp. to gáeth): fo- fuasna ide a c[h]uru uile mat baith `wenn sie töricht sind', Stud. in E. Ir. Law 46 § 22. fer (= fír, Fianaig. 30.29 ) mná báithe dlomthar sceo gaithe, O'Dav. 209.

(c) wanton, licentious: cacha baitsaige .i. . . . is leisin mnai mbaith in lenam donither ria, Laws v 454.8 Comm. a ndail mná baithe, IT iii 16 § 40. diammbése b.¤ if I were wanton, LU 8332 ( FB 24 ). cosc mnā bóithe do drúis, Aisl. MC 73.2 (of a hopeless proceeding).

As pseudo-n. pr. cóic maccu maithe .i. Baeth ┐ Bras . . ., Dinds. 161 ( RC xvi 280.17 ).

II As subst.

(a) fool, idiot; in baid gl. idiotae, Wb. 12d35 (a prima manu). don báith no dond oscar gl. idiotae, 12d16 . imrechtatar báith baethu B. .i. ro imaigetar . . . na baethu eochu baetha B., O'Dav. 1076. ro selgatar rótu/nád soréid la báethu (of the saints), Fél. Prol. 30. ? goth gruce golfad breice/baeth críche, Auraic. 5289.

(b) In Laws one who is legally incapacitated on mental grounds: dilmuin do boethuib . . . is dilmuin . . . dona hecodnuchuibh, Laws ii 82.7 . ni cria do baeth . . ., do mnaí, do cimid, iii 58.6 . iasacht cungnuma do baethaib, v 490.3 . cor baith fri gaet, Coibnes 5 n.1 . aithghin a nedgi boith no meic, Laws i 272.x Comm. imchomét a baíth ┐ a gaíth, Ériu xx 168.77 . itir baoth ┐ gaoth, ar as a belaib baoith .i. na lēighes ┐ gaoith .i. lēighis, dlutar gach nós, O'C. 2280 ( Eg. 88, 21a ). b.¤ (┐) gáeth term for some class of legally irresponsible person: in caeptha ┐ in finelogh, b.¤ ┐ gaeth, ┐ in fer lethchuind—ceithre hanmanna sin ar in fer leth- chuind, O'C. 982 (H. 3.18, 423a). baeth gaeth, 1392 (631b). Cf. fenelaig (.i. baith no gaith), Bürgschaft 19 § 59.

Compds. searc gach baothmhná light woman (?), DDána 89.27 . ge béo anocht ar bhaithbendaibh wild (?) peaks, Buile S. 86.7 . nacham luaid dot' baethbriatraib wanton words (Joseph to Potiphar's wife), SR 3186. ar baoith- chéill . . . ó mheisge nó ó chraos, Eochairsg. 105.33 . brón baoithchridhe ban `wayward hearts', Studies 1920, 99 § 10 . do bhaothghlóir na beatha aimseardha `empty glory' (Gloss.), TSh. 606. dá bhaothghnúis éididh ionghualaigh (of the devil), Aithd. D. 76.10 . cid día mbúpthai na báeth- laegu innocent calves, LU 1752. an baothlaogh allaidh, DDána 80.29 . don bháothleim sin reckless leap, RC xxix 122 § 22 . baethlenum becc innocent child, Acall. 6283. do dhá bhaothmhama thug masla do lígh an lile tender breasts, Hackett xx 45 . iarsin baethréim rucsat Ulaid dar Herind reckless course, LL 22076. in bi[th] cona báethrennaib the world with its irrational elements, Ériu iv 106 § 60. Cf. baíd.

? 2 báeth

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n táirthis b.¤ n-araig fair, RC xiii 106 § 138 ( LL 38986 ). See M 24.3.

báetha(ig)id

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Forms: baithaigim, adbolbaithigim

v (1 báeth): baithaigim I talk like a fool gl. futio, Sg. 56b5 (`I am a fool'). Cf. adbolbaithigim gl. effutio, 6 (`I am a great fool'). ron baithaigeis hí Pardos thou hast befooled, deluded, SR 1724. rot baithig, rom baethigeis, 1320 . ram boethsitar [mo sir-peccaid], Ir. Lit. 6.5 .

báethán

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n o, m. (1 báeth) calf, young animal: baothān ferb .i. laogh, ZCP v 484 § 9 (B. na f.). deich mba mboetha im gach mboethan, Fél. 88.32 . b.¤ lúath na lethbliadna, Anecd. i 38 § 107. baothan as gach tred / gach caorach 's gach bó, Misc. Hag. Hib. 34.23 . ní labhair bó re baothán, Magauran 746 .

In later lang. also fool, simpleton, heedless person: mairg darb céile baothán borb (prov.), Hard. ii 404.4 . baothán builidh beig-ciallda, TSh. 1721.

As a pn nickname: don Baethan Mac Gilla ruaidh, ALC ii 126.6 .

báethánach

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adj o, ā (báethán) irrational, senseless: gan an buar baethanach, ZCP viii 201 § 12.

báethánta

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adj io, iā (báethán) foolish, senseless: baramhail baothánta, Keat. ii 942. do bhaosradh ┐ do bhuile bhaoth- ánta na hóige, TSh. 3849.

báethán(t)acht

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n [ā, f.](báethán) folly, vanity: baothántacht na beatha corpordha, TSh. 1568. ? briathar baoth baothanacht (prov.), Hard. ii 398.14 .

báethar

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Forms: báethair, baethar

n [o, n.]. Also báethair f. (1 báeth) rashness, rash course, audacity; folly: cath i Conach—garg baethar, SG ii 492.37 . crābud ar bith nī baethar (: sāethar), ZCP vi 264 § 3 . bá sí tra báethir dogéni Cu Ch. . . ., LU 9135 ( FB 88 ). ra érig H. . . . ara baethair baísi ┐ ara luagaill rebartha, LL 31761 ( TTr. 950 ). [? truagh] an bhaethair, Flower Cat. 509.12 ( Eg. 92, 9b ) = baethar, Gwynn Cat. 59.23 ( H. 1.15, 939 ). dá chéat bó ar bhaethair `lowing', BR 48.5 (`in heat (?)' Plummer MS. notes).

báethbla

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x see báethla.