ballrad

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n o, [n.] (ball) limbs: fer tailc trebur co sonairte ballraid, LU 6710 (H). Cf. RC xxiv 176.20 . folt dub fair. sithballrád (.i. cossa), TBC 5425. la Bran ballraidh glain of the clean- cut (shining ?) limbs, BB 299a48 .

ballsaire

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x see bollsaire.

ballsgóit

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n f. (ball) (cf. nescóit) blister, pimple, swelling: latae pustulae . . . .i. ballsgoide leathna, 23 K 42 , 90.7 . at bán, no ballscóid shiollseach (sic) bhán ┐ gné dheirghe ann = spot, Lev. xiii 19. an bhallscóid shoillseach, 23 . Of the star of Bethlehem: ar rochtain rig na cruindi / don ballsgoid reid reltuindi, Lib. Hymn. 194.38 .

? balnai

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adj (? ball + 3 nó or = balldae ZCP xxxix 26 ): ri dorat fleisc ṁblaith ṁbalnái / i llaim Moisi, SR 3813 (: Amraí). cairm itat adbai na ṅgaeth / baeth b. imrát fri cach ṁbruach, 7942 (` odorous ', Stokes, Index).

balsamach

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adj (unlenited -m-) o, ā (balsam) fragrant: do bhláith- bhéal b.¤ banamhail, Hackett xx 42 .

balsam(m), balsaim(e)

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Forms: balsaim, balsaim

n m. (Lat. balsamum) balsam; unguent, balm: inceissi in betha . . . ┐ a balsaime, Laud 610, 25b (Plummer MS. notes). balsaim os gach lind, Uí Maine (Facs.) 124a59 . sinomum ┐ ballsam (balsaim, v.l.) ┐ mirr (for embalming), TTebe 2212 . balsam cobhartha cédfadh / . . . / do mhér (to a harper) `balm to heal the senses', Studies 1919, 613 § 12 . cuireas C. cuid don íce ┐ don bhalsuim . . . re cneadhaibh . . . Bh., ITS xxiv 112.24 . corp R. do chumhdach do bhalsaimm, xix 96.z. baladh . . . an balsume, St. Ercuil 500. Attrib. g s. an béal bionnfoclach balsaim , Dánta Gr.² 16.48 .

baltnugad

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x see bolt(a)nugad.

ban-

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n for compds. beg. with ban- not given in this section see ben.

bán

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Forms: bainithir

adj o, ā

I

(a) white, fair, bright; pure, holy, blessed; of a page, blank: dichennadh Ioain Babtaist bain `pure', Blathm. 247. tara ngnúissi bána (of the saints), Fél. Ep. 339. in grían b.¤ ban Muman / Íte, Jan. 15. timpān .i. tim .i. sail ┐ bān .i. umae bīs inti, Corm. Y 1258 (whence: ban .i. umha, O'Cl.). scíath brec . . . bil b.¤ findruini, LU 8602 ( FB 45 ). braen bat[h]is báin, 2998 (H). co lá brátha báin, 348 . an biadh ban `the white food', Leb. Gab. 46.19 (= good food i.e. milk, etc.?). gabus Eba in t-ubull b.¤ fair, Ériu iv 114 § 10. co tarla a dī bond bána fair so that he fell dead with upturned soles, MU² 988 (cf. bánaigid). libair bána leisa ngabar salmthrátha, SG 52.2 . uch a lám, / ar' scribis do mem- rum b.¤ , ZCP ii 225.1 . na Bóinne báine, Keat. Poems 432. i mbruighnibh bána in white halls, Hackett xl 266 . ? In pejorative sense: a bachlaig bāin, Bruchst. i 27 § 59 (`blut- leerer'). tuata b.¤ `a boorish clown', Ó Bruad. ii 14.z . In n. loc. Benn b.¤ in retha, Acall. 5637. In verse freq. as epithet of blíadain: o gein Crist co bliadain ṁbáin (= this year), LL 15430. arim trí ṅdéich ṁbliadan ṁb.¤ , MacCarthy 180 § 6 . Compar. ba baine (bainithir, v.l.) linscoit lenead arna langlanad, TTebe 480 .

In phr., bélre (bérla) b.¤ , see biait.

(b) pale; of a fight etc., bloodless: b.¤ gl. ex[s]anguis, Sg. 67a19 . ni ban re ndol fri croich `unbloody', Blathm. 234. nidat bána mo chrechtasa, LU 7991 (BDD). beóil bána, TBC 4104. i ndáil bain báis, LL 19352. ina ḟanntassib bána, LB 154b59 . ba bana buadirthi na Greic uili ri heicin na hitad sin, TTebe 1776 . senoir etlaidhe b.¤ . . . gan fuil, gan feoil, BNnÉ 77 § 145 . is b.¤ in gleó sa, TBC 4585.

(c) Of land, etc. untilled, waste, unoccupied: rannchuid di bān ga[n] aittreabadh nō inotacht (of a city), Fl. Earls 70.y . tré fhearann b.¤ fásuigh, Jer. ii 6.

II As subst.

(a) fair one; blameless one; of a page, blank space: D. deich ṁbliadna don b.¤ , LL 4379. mochean do'n bh.¤ nach can brég (of Molaise), SG 29.18 . an b.¤-sa a ndeiread na duilleoigi, TTebe xv § 2 . féch féin in beg nó in mór in b.¤ so `this blank space' (in a MS.), O'Gr. Cat. 110.z.

(b) untilled land, lea: thógfadh an spád ┐ rómharfadh an b.¤ , Hard. i 272.10 . pn In placename: B. Leathan, O'Don. Suppl. Cf. bánta.

(c) Expld. as truth: `ban' is `binne,' anmonna íad d'ḟírinne, Met. Gl. 27 § 34 (perh. arising out of some gloss on bélre b.¤ ). Whence probably: ban .i. fírinne, O'Cl. ban .i. fir, Lec. Gl. 174. Stowe Gl. 238.

? ba b.¤ ar bruid, Met. Dinds. iv 178.11 (`it was "a white page for a blot"'). ? cíarb éicess Nár cosin neim / dofuc co b.¤ in ben-sin `brought him to pale death', 8 .

Compds. Usu. with meaning white, bright, pale; bloodless ; somet. weakening the implication of the compounded word and contrasted with derg used as intensive prefix (cf. subrufa, mar bhánór. rufa, mar dergór. Subrubea, mar bhanchroch. rubea mar dergchroch. Subrubicunda, mar fhuil uisgeamail no bhanlasair. rubicunda mar fhuil dhegdha(a)tha no dearglasair, 23 K 42 , 162.12 ff.). With nouns: ben chain bánainech, TBC 4314. brettnas bánargait, 5426 . a mbleid- edha banóir ┐ banairgid, Acall. 405. reacht bánbathisi `purifying baptism's law', O'Gr. Cat. 100.7. ó bas co banbem a blow which does not draw blood, Cóic Con. Fug. 41 § 60. nocha bánbhéim acht cneadh chinn no light misfortune, Misc. Celt. Soc. 162.175 . ar bánbiudh whitemeat (food prepared from milk), Hib. Min. 67.5 . Rosa Ang. 226.10 ? ní bán-bhreath (sic leg.) a lenient judgment (?), BR 104.8 . (= ní hainbreath, BR² 745 ). Bóand bánbronnat `white bellied', Met. Dinds. iii 34.16 . ro ir dom . . . .x. mbanchaimsa (.i. léne beca nó nulam), Ériu ii 5.4 . airitiu ind nóib Ióib / iar ṁbúaid ┐ bán- chath (: márrath), Fél. June 8 (.i. nirbo dergmartra rofucc). ? bancloth briugad for tuatha do erdidbud, Laws i 232.2 . ní seagur comtús tar condeilg mbreitheman banclotha tuath .i. ni coir do dul co breithemh eile sech in fírbreithemh bís isin tuaith of fair renown, O'D. 764 (H. 3.17, 549). Banchom- rag Ferghusa, TBC p. 418 n.2 . ban(n)esorgain nat faccaib cnoc `white (bloodless) mayhem', Bretha 24 (glossed .i. ban- beim, see p. 59). Bandha na mbánḟoithreadh `fair forests', TD 16.1 . Bángleo Rochada (the name of one incident of the Táin), TBC 4555. an béal arna bhán-ghormadh `grow- ing wan, pale-blue' (Gloss.), TSh. 1093. bánlann óir fria hedan, Acall. 3895 v.l. (niamlann d'ór buidhe . . ., text). coic bliadna os cach banleittir, Rawl. 164b28 . . . . an bán- maidhm sin cen go ro fuiligheadh nó go ro fordhearccadh for neach etorra, FM v 1362.6 . báanmartre ┐ glasmartre ┐ derc- martre, Thes. ii 246.30 cf. BCC 432.37 (§ 391) . issí in bán- martre du duiniu intain scaras ar Dea fri cach réet caris, 247.1 (Cambr.). cond bo buachaill i mbansoillsi, Laws iv 96.23 . bánsuile mora a n-iarthar cind in bathlaig, Acall. 1871 v.l. co ṁbántlacht `with white raiment', Fél. Ep. 331 (cot banlucht, v.l.). cloch is cosmail re banumha `electrum', Celtica ii 84.474 .

With adjj.: doghabh a sciath . . . mbancorcra, Ériu iii 170 § 28 . inneoch narbtar banglasa dib robtar dubglasa (of the sacrificial entrails), CCath. 966. do indrechtānu bó bán- méthi, Aisl. MC 89.27 . borbdam banodhur, IT iii 87 § 99.

With adjj. derived from nouns: i gcrích mhín bhánacraigh Bhreagh, DDána 118.3 . cléirech bánaightheach brightfaced, SG 30.y . o Boind bind banbruthaig, LL 1027.

With vb.: saoirfhear . . . / dar báinghealadh toradh is meas míon Mhumhan was whitened, ripened, Aithd. D. 4.7 .

banach

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Forms: ṁbánaig

n o (ben) appar. sexual intercourse with a woman: buaid ṁbanaig, TBC 664 (`der Sieg im Verwüsten') (ṁbanaig (sic MS.), LL dipl. ed. 8115 , ṁbánaig, Táin 552 (`the gift of laying waste (?)'). issé seo cóir na háine / . . . / cen ḟeóil cen ḟín cen b.¤ , LL 363 marg. inf. conapaidh dforail banaigh, Leb. Gab. 14.8 . do fhurail banaich, Fen. 14.9 .

bánad

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m. vn. of bánaid, see follg. wd. act of turning pale; the paleness of death: crith ┐ derga[d] no bána[d] dō intan lither air, O'C. 288 (H. 3.18, 158). banadh gnuisi .i. uath, ar is ban gnuis in duine in tan doberar uat[h] no uamun uimi, Auraic. 5628. in dāl dālto co Clárach / tuärnecht im robánadh `the tryst that was made at C. has been kept by me in pale death', Fianaig. 10 § 3. bánadh do bheoil, DDána 27.4 .