baléne

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Forms: -éne

n given as ex. of diminutive in -éne, Corm. Y 1301.

balgam

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x see bolgum.

ball

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n o, m. (see ZCP xxiii 300 , LEIA B-12 , ÉC xxvii 187-88 ). Treated as n. in: cach ṁb.¤ , TBC 5950.

(a) limb, member, organ (used of any portion of the body): is b.¤ di crist in fer, Wb. 22c9 . hore adi[b] boill crist, b10 . báll, Wb. 12 a 18 . tria huili baullo ┐ gnímo, Thes. ii 252.16 (Stowe M.). in gét a bullu ar crist . . . ? Wb. 9d4 . far nuili baullu gl. membra uestra, 3b26 . 12b12 . tre thesbaid naich baill, Sg. 5a5 . cach súg bís isnaib ballaib gl. sucum membrorum, Ml. 44d8 . innam (inna, MS.) b.¤ tuisten gl. locorum genitalium, 58b2 . clam dia tuititis a baild, Vita Br. 25. fo comdecsain in boill in roclannadh in crécht, Bretha 30 n. 5 . issé b.¤ fo a taet imdergæ (the face), O'Mulc. 403. is b.¤ cēta-geinit[h]er (the head), 217 . cach b.¤ de, LU 5014 (TBC). cor bo b.¤ da ballaib a mac, TBC 2931. iar mballaibh limb by limb, BB 365bz . ni boi b.¤ de cen pian fo leith acht a thenga nama, PH 2871. ní fhaca aon ball de gan éideadh acht a shúile ┐ a chosa, Ériu i 88 § 35. le comailt na mb.¤ foirimillach `the extremities', O'Gr. Cat. 193.32. na mb. oilemhnach `of the organs of nutrition', 206.22 . Reg. San. 30.15 . ona ballaibh ainmidhi . . ona ballaibh spirutalta `the animal parts . . . the spiritual parts', 8 , 11 . teid dindsaige … na mball spirudalda `goes to … the organs of respiration´ Ériu x 146 § 2 . boill Dé . . . do thabhairt to swear by God's limbs, Donl. 74.5 . baill do dénam di to dismember: dogentar boill dítt, Fier. 116 . boill bheacca do denamh da corp, FM iv 658.z. b.¤ ferda membrum virile. See F 90.3 . Cf. do b.¤ feili pudendum tuum , YBL 208ax . coro benta do láim dona trí ballaib filet acut da ndeine do chlaind, RC xiii 66 § 64. ? Fiachra Cassán . . . / da biach bar baill bróe atróe, LL 6075.

(b) Fig. member of community (cf. memmar, cenn): o thair in b.¤ eineclunn . . . a dualgus in cind `the follower', Laws i 62.23 Comm. ; glossing memmar, iv 196.23 , v 360.1 . a crochad do ballaib diabuil .i. do Iúdaidib, PH 4870. boill don aoin- Eaglais, Desid. 4074. arna cennaib, ┐ ar na ballaibh, RSClára 29b . ? gidh eadh níor theith, níor thuill guth / go breith gach bhoill don Bharrach, DDána 87.8 `but won the approval of every side (?)', Ir. Monthly 1928, 549 .

(c) Of inanimate objects part, portion, piece; article, object: im ocht mbullu arafognat muillond `eight parts', Laws i 124.17 . go ffuil ina b.¤ coimesa token, testimony, ZCP x 20 v.l. (go ffuil sin ar cuimhne, text). do bud b.¤ cruaidh coimessa, Ir. Texts ii 11 § 10. ballorb .i. ball do forbau na filideachta aicce, Auraic. 1305. b.¤ éigin dom ealadhain `a small example of my art', Aithd. D. 40.21 . b.¤ oibri, IGT Decl. ex. 54. re cois gach boill don leine, St. Ercuil 2513. b.¤ óirnéisi = instrument, Is. liv 16. b., dadum . . . `an atom, point, spot ', Eg. Gl. 80. In abstract sense, quality, faculty: cía bald ba dech dó nógébad di cleircecht `which attribute of the clerical character', Mon. Tall. 158.30 (§ 76) . ? ball einigh, Magauran 4381 (`a point of generosity'). Gramm. of part of a verb: fríssin bréthir as sum no fria baullu, Thes. ii 228.36 ( PCr. 61b2 ). sum coná ballib, Sg. 193b8 . cia b.¤ in brethir? Auraic. 322.

(d) place, spot; of a book, passage: an b.¤ na ted sé a ferann na fine where, in the event that, O'C. 2233 ( Eg. 88, 17a ). ní cuala me an oiread sin do ghuithibh daoine ar aonbh. riamh, CF Eg. 150. a ngach uile bh.¤ (= in every place), Prov. xv 3. ag míniughadh an bhoill úd 'san tsean-reacht, Eochairsg. 10.30 . contrardha dhó féin a niomad do bhallaibh (of a heretic), O'Hussey TC 34.11 .

ar (an m)b.¤ immediately, forthwith, at once: ar b.¤ d'eís an t-anam da fhagbhail, Rule of Tall. § 29. táinig an cléireach ar b.¤ , Oss. iii 278.11 . mo chur ar an mb.¤ go hifrionn, Desid. 1168. air b.¤ (= straightway ), Prov. vii 22. air a mb.¤ , Donl. 186.26 . duine bhreathnuigheas a ghnúis a sgáthan . . . ┐ dhearmadas air b.¤ a chruth féin, 220.18 .

(e) spot, mark, blemish: Echu Ballderg . . . co rabai in b.¤ sin inna churp do chomurthu ind ḟerta, Trip.² 2419 - 20 . do ballaib bithchorcra co ndeirgi fola laíg, BDD² 37. ní fuil / b.¤ ar an flaith romferguigh, Ériu iv 220 § 28. madh glan an corp don taoibh thall / b.¤ ar a chaoin níor locht liom, Dán Dé xxvii 31 . do bhídis na baill chorcra / ortha d'éis gach ionnalta, A. Ó Dálaigh li 18. tí nó b.¤ dearg ar a láimh, Keat. ii 2265. ? sreath do chaolach bhán go a barr / clár ball gcraobhach ós a cionn, DDána 119.28 (from a description of a castle).

Compds. With adjj.: a bé barrbude balbán (read ballb., n.) white-limbed , TFerbe 798 . ba bradanaib becca ballbreca speckled , TTebe 3520 . bradán ballc[h]orcra, ML² 498. Eoc- haid Scandail .i. ballderg red-spotted , LL 322e36 . Colman Baldub, 366g29 . in ballgel Baluíne, Fél. Oct. 4. Bran Berba ballglaine `fleckenreinen', Bruchst. 8 § 9. in ballglandu, . . . / Moire Magdallda fair-limbed, ZCP x 46.21 . tond ban ballglass bright-flecked , Anecd. i 54 § 30. ben bán ballmass, 69 § 163 .

With nouns: calmach um nach faghar fuacht / a bhal- bhruth gan bladhadh mbharc (sic) `the fire from his limbs', Magauran 1660 . ag flaith ballDaile of the speckled Dail (a river), DDána 83.11 .

With vnn.: an talamh ar baill-chrioth ┐ bioth-luasgadh, TSh. 1039. gan a mballghabháil ní bhíd `they put forth ever fresh growths', Magauran 340 (`branching', note).

In compd. serc-ball, see S 189.71. Cf. phr. ball seirce (in oral tradition), ITS xlviii Introd. xxvii.

1 balla

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n [m.] (Engl. loanword) wall, rampart: do bh.¤ chaomh (to a castle), DDána 119.5 . mainistir . . . co mballaib co clodhuibh daingne ina timcall (sic), Grail 1751 . secht murtha . . . do ballaibh cruadhdaingni cloch, ZCP vi 284.12 . a ballaide línta do croicenn an bethadhaigh re n-abur pantérs (of a hall), Maund. 191. clogāis ┐ ballaidhi na Rōmha, Fl. Earls 168.2 . balladha baile Atha an Ríogh, FM v 1660.12 . ag gabhail dar gcionnuibh fa na balladhuibh (of a fruitless undertaking), Luc. Fid. 4129.

2 balla

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x see balldae.

ballach

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adj o, ā (ball) rounded; speckled, spotted, freckled: b.¤ gl. urbiculatus (recte orb-), Ir. Gl. 638. mo psaltair bh.¤ bordbrec, RC xxxvii 352 § 10. lis b.¤ breicderg, Acall. 2738. Cf. Measgra D. 56.133 . fiad b.¤ báinderg, SG 280.26 . Cf. Meas- gra D. 43.9 . fear b.¤ binnbhriathrach (of Diarmuid; ref. to the ball seirce?), Oss. iii 50.x . beann bh.¤ mhíolach mhon- gach, Measgra D. 41.12 . truailliughadh b.¤ an croicinn (defœdatio cutis maculosa), 23 K 42 , 280.16 .

pn Freq. as epithet: Muiris balloch, Hy Fiachr. 82.4 . C. mB., FM iii 584.7 .

As subst. in b.¤ gorm `the dappled grey', Celtica ii 42 § 32 .

ballaigid

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v (ball) speckles, stains: bailleocha mé mo chulaidh = will stain, Is. lxiii 3. COMPD. do ghealnuaddergdath- ballaig in grian a gnúis do glanTorrdelbach, Caithr. Thoirdh. 23.35 (`put on a brighter and a newly burnished face').

ballán

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n o, m. (ball ?) a type of drinking vessel (poss. round), vessel for holding drink: bōge dana ainm do ballān beg i mbītis cōic uṅgi óir, sech nobīd fri hōl sainlenna as. . . . Inde dicitur isna Brethaib Nemed: `ballān baissi bōige cōic n-uṅga [bānōir], Corm. Y 142. ballān . . . .i. fūath dercon bīss fair. . . Ballān . . . īan duine beill .i. duine t[h]rōigh, 167 . ballān .i. bill-īan .i. īan bec, 179 . ballān .i. īan mbille .i. lobair, 187 . ballan a mbi baindi loma, IT iii 88 § 108. Bruchst. 34 § 79. ballan bec bocht, Ir. Texts i 27 § 19 (`the frailest vessel', Hermathena ci 31). in b.¤ dia ro chan C. . . . Ballan barrglas, LL 370c y - z . tabairt in ballain do, Goid. 93.19 = sinum, 17 . do ibedh as b.¤ na con, SG ii 490.27 . lestar fodlai .i. copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma, Laws v 408.17 Comm. ballān dorn, Moling 14 . isin mb.¤ so, Dhá Sg. Art. 1246 (= buidél, 1243). b.¤ Barruinde, name of a spring, BCC 134.23 (§ 133) . ? a gerḟile icait ballaín a cendide cran, IT iii 85 § 78. Fig. ag diúl díoghraise . . . a b.¤ bheannuighthe na sláin-íce, TSh. 881. On use in nn. loc. see Galvia vi 50 - 59 .

balldae

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Forms: balla, balla

adj io, iā (ball) Usu. balla. Laudatory epithet of uncertain meaning, always in alliterating context: balla .i. ard no úasal, ut est nai fichit bliadain balla, Ériu xiii 66.63 . co mbáig baldai, SR 4978. builid, ballda, bladmar, bras (of Cain), 1903 . bānchoic balla, BColm. 22.17 (`stronglimbed'). F. in breo balla, Gorm. June 20. ben Balla (leg. balla ?), Met. Dinds. ii 84.53 . bratt balla breccuani speckled (?), LL 7735 (TBC). meic loinge brond ballai, Aisl. MC 33.23 `son of striped breastbone'; `spotted, speckled', Gloss.

? As subst. an inbher n-án / dianapur an balla bán, Leb. Gab. 272.17 .

balldorb

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see ballorb.

ballóc

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n ā, f. = ballán: b.¤ d'usci glan, Laud 610, 26c . lan mballóice bice, ibid. (both cited from Plummer MS. notes).