? balamlacht

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n [ā, f.] (balamail): aithféridh Día ort do balamh- acht (sic) ` vanity (?),' Fier. 52 (bachlachus, v.l.).

? balamlae

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Forms: balomlæ, balamla

n [, f.] (balamail) boastfulness, vanity (?): a ri ordnide / uasail adamra / bí dom comairli / cuaird cen balamna (suairc do comairlí / cuairt cen banumla, v.l.), IT iii 14 § 28 . Cf. 43 § 53 = cen balamla, Murphy Metrics 61 § 47 . ? rothimme ┐ banamlae ifail fēthamlæ ` womanishness (?),' Celtica viii 64.55 (balamna, balomlæ, balamla, v.ll.).

? balan

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n on reidiughadh glan / tugatar Goill ri a mb.¤[? mB.], Fen. 124.16 (`with their fighting '). ? n.loc. or n.pr.

balar

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Forms: Balair

n o, m.: ní búan in b.¤ `the chieftain's time was short', Met. Dinds. iv 76.13 . ben bán in balair `the warrior's fair wife', 126.39 . pn ? As name of mythical personage: Balor mac Doit, RC xii 96 § 128. g. Balair, Cath MT 86.

balb

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adj o, ā.

(a) of creatures, etc. dumb, silent; of speech, stammer- ing, inarticulate (?); murmurous: b.¤ ab eo quod est balbus, Corm. Y 146. b.¤ a balbo, O'Mulc. 120. ro sich breithir nad bu balbh `spoke an eloquent word', Blathm. 224. co mbreithir bailb, Rawl. 78b13 . osgar cach a gceird araile .i. is balbh cach a nealadhain a cheile, O'C. 1606 ( 23 Q 6, 5 a ). lethbhalb tengaid ┐ lethloisc neolais (of an unskilled pleader), 2271 ( Eg. 88, 20b ). fili b.¤ ra throisc aicce ar co tissed a erlabra dó, LL 371c5 . biid balba mar bad marbu sib, YBL 154a42 . na hidla bódra balba, PH 967. a chlanna Lir / . . . go nGaoidh- eilg mbailb murmurous, Atlantis iv 122.25 . romescad a menma coma balba buaidirthi na briathra rolabrad, TTebe 3368 . ag dúilibh balbha, DDána 110.23 . maidhm oirdhreic na mbéimeann mbalbh (`soundless blows'—of overthrow of Egyptians in the Red Sea), Hackett xlii 40 .

pn As epithet: Scál B., LL 1085. mac Aengusa Bailbh, FM i 108.z.

(b) Of water, weather, etc. still, calm, silent: de brú Berbae balbae, Fél. Dec. 22. úa ríg Srúba Brain bailbe, Met. Dinds. iii 282.73 . im rīgh Delbhna dar balbh sreabh, ZCP viii 224 § 33 . Cf. Magauran 1572 . síon bhalbh, KMMisc. 174 § 32 . Cf. Magauran 1421 . mar bhóchna bhailbh, DDána 93.10 .

Compds. With nouns: balbduine, IT iii 102 § 188. an balblasair / bhīas ōs an mbith, ZCP viii 207 § 40. ó bhalbh- thuinn ag béin re tír the murmuring wave (?), Magauran 2642 . With adjj. a mhac . . . balbh-boghar deaf and dumb, ITS xvi 94.13 . ó Éirne . . . bhalbhghlain, DDána 70.9 . ón Bhóinn bhailbhrighin, Aithd. D. 34.14 . With adjj. derived from nouns: eo saorchuain bhailbhealtaigh Bhreagh haunted by twitter- ing (?) bird-flocks, DDána 117.36 . i mBreaghmhuigh bhailbh- éanaigh, Aithd. D. 4.3 .

balbad

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vn. of balbaid, see balbaigid. act of silencing: teas an talmhan is tuar gnaoi / eas uadh gan bhalbhadh ní bhí, DDána 106.19 .

balbae

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Forms: bailbe

n Usu. bailbe , f. (balb) silence, stillness; inarticulateness, stammering: cen luithi .i. gen bailbe, O'Dav. 437. Glend Bolcáin go mbailbhe, Anecd. ii 24 § 15. i mbentar cluicc cen bailbhe, § 11. in Berba, búan a bailbe, Met. Dinds. ii 62.1 . fer gan bailbhe, ZCP viii 227 § 6. maille bailbhe ┐ re miurmis- me briathar (of the effect of intoxication on speech), O'Gr. Cat. 215.20. In cheville: cen balba ṁbla, SR 119 (: amra).

balba(ig)id

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n (balb)

(a) silences, stills; strikes dumb: rosbalb rosberb . . . / salchur serb na sen-nathrach (of the river Berbae), Met. Dinds. ii 62.7 . mar bhalbair in ngaoth ngeim- rid, O'Gr. Cat. 412.6 = mar bhalbhthair an gh., TD 15.50 . Cf. KMMisc. 168 § 2. do bhalbhuigheadh an ceól, Oss. vi 46.13 . ar bhalbh oighreadh d'fhuighlibh cuain those of the harbour- voices that the ice has stilled, DDána 110.45 . a Í Bhriain bhalbhas tonna, 80.19 . gur balbhuigheadh uime sin é he was struck dumb (as the result of a curse), 23 E 26, 272.x . mac G. . . . / fraech borbthuinde balbus, Studies 1920, 419.2 . do balbhuigheadh bréig-dhealbha an domhain an tan rugadh Críost, Keat. i 100.17 .

(b) falls silent: do bhalbhuigh cláirseach bhláithgheal Éireann, E. O'Rahilly 152.96.

balbán

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n o, m. (balb) dumb person: gur labhair an balbhán, Matthew xii 22 . do-níthear balbhán dhe an uair tig dochum na faoisidine, Mac Aingil 2077 .

balbdae

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adj io, iā (balb): ní b.¤ (cheville) ` unsilently ', Fél. Mar. 5 (.i. ni hanerdairc no ni tastach, Fél.² lix ).

balc

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Forms: bailc

adj o, ā. Later also bailc i.

I stout, strong, sturdy, firm, vigorous, powerful: b.¤ .i. calma no trom, ut est ailidh sidhe aurarsan a cét direch balca (leg. b.¤, ed.) in maic .i. is calma no is trom a inne (sic leg.) in maic ima ndergither é .i. in t-étach. Nó taidlis bo slicht (compd. ?) b.¤ (used adverbi- ally ?) .i. tadall erca isna búaib go calma, O'Dav. 277. bailc .i. mor no calma no tren . . . ciaptar bailc a mbresa, 255 . Cf. Fél. Prol. 74. b.¤ graece balanin .i. grande , O'Mulc. 119. bailc .i. calma, Stowe Gl. 239. b.¤ .i. calma, Lec. Gl. 184. b.¤ .i. trén, neartmhar, no mór, O'Cl. Benedicht, b.¤ áge, Fél. July 11 . tescmart brait bhailc co mbuaidh (brait b.¤ , ed.) `he has saved a prey with stout victory', Blathm. 137. In- drechtach . . . / . . ., bailc baind, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a) . co brāth mbairnech mb.¤ , Bruchst. i 55 § 123. is bēsad na cleithe, is b.¤ oc lār, is caol oc clēit[h]e, Corm. Y 275. fer tailc tuillethan, isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 642. buidhne bailci beoda, CCath. 5367. ba balcc bríge, Aisl. MC 69.13 . ben b.¤ , Buile S. 70.z . b.¤ Belltaine / do bheir bláth sugh a sughdhos- aib, IGT Decl. ex. 342.

Compar. co mbuidin ba balcu, Fél. Jan. 4 (balcdu, balccu, v.ll.). bailci, TTebe 394 .

II As subst. strength, firmness, vigour: gabsai format, fí fo bailc, ZCP xi 108 § 2. buan in b.¤ , CRR 57.

Compds. With nouns: conid mind cach maige / balccbuile (sic leg. ?) na mbard the strong one of whom the poets sing (?), IT iii 57 § 108. tri balcbemmenda Bodba, TBC 5984. Balcbend gilla A., LL 25078. Nabál . . . / balcbethraid os betha blá, SR 6291. ras gabastar chuci ar a balcbolgán by its stout middle (of a standard), LL 31773 ( TTr. 962 ). cotlud nā longad nī sām lam balcbrain, TBC² 1215 (rhet.). balc- briathra Bodba, TBC 6056. fiora betha co mbalcbrigh `with strong might', Blathm. 76. sorcha in balcbuaid, Snedgus u. MacR. § 31 . bongos fidh a balcfremaibh, Blathm. 229. ba balc-gent co mbeó-gletin, Met. Dinds. iv 188.24 . fót co mbalcraind, Met. Dinds. ii 20.39 . buidnib balcthoir (: altóir), SR 6882. asa mbruintis balcct[h]onna, Arch. iii 218 § 6.

With adjj.: athair Bile bailc-dremhain, Leb. Gab. 218.24 . ailen . . . balclan do cairibh, St. Ercuil 227. As subst. the full: balclan gelglaici C. i tacmaisi crainn gac[h]a craisigi dibh, CCath. 5307. dias . . . it é damdabcha balcremrai, BDD² 1214. ben balc-thorrach, Met. Dinds. iv 126.36 . buidni balcthruim, LU 10882 (rhet.).

With adjj. derived from nouns: ech . . . balcceimnech balcbéimnech, LU 8667 ( FB 50 ). Balar Balcbemneach, Cóir Anm. 289. tricha bliadan balcbuidnech (sic leg.), MacCarthy 204 § 4 . a balcbullig Brég, LU 8110 ( FB 8 ). [in tarbān] . . . / bailcerblach adircech `strong-tailed', Ériu vii 6.2 .