bechach

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adj o, ā (bech): iath milis na mbeann mbeachach `bee- filled mountains', Éigse vi 11.12 .

bechamain

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x see bethamain.

bechán

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n o, m. (bech): b.¤ gl. apicula, Sg. 47a12 .

bechatoir

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n [i m.] (bech) (hereditary) bee-keeper: beachadoir hi Flaithbertaigh, Iar Conn. 371.13 .

bechda

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adj io, iā (bech) full of bees: co Bondammair ṁb.¤ , LL 23769 ( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 29 ).

becht

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appar. archaic part. related to boingid, cf. bocht. exact, precise, accurate; sure, certain: a mbantrocht b.¤ , RC xlvii 289.3 . ni breg, acht is b.¤ a fhad its duration (sc. of a period of supremacy) is exact, MacCarthy 314.23 . ni scél bréige, acht is scél b.¤ `a tale of truth', Cog. 80.12 . nech lasmad b.¤ who could feel certain about it, SR 4975. fir bic bechta (becta, MS.) real little men, MU² 404. is b.¤ nár fhéd a aithcheod (sic leg.) certain, SG 69.16 . mo bhetha bheacht, BNnÉ 278 § 262 . do thuairisc shuthain tug mar Bhrianach beacht a true O`Brien, Hackett xiv 6 . is beacht / tre fharmad tarla a thoigheacht `' tis certain', Magauran 3214 . is beacht go bhfuighe tú each `thou shalt surely get a horse', 873 . complete, entire: tech i-tá rí in Braga bricc / ris-na bí mo bara b.¤ ` unreserved ', Ériu vii 220.10 . gach crann ar bith b.¤ , SG 245.37 . ní beacht le dís a ndeaghail `their parting is not complete', Dán Dé xxv 12 .

Meaning in chevilles imprecise: cen baisi b.¤ , SR 2305. ba buaid b.¤ , 3157 . is b.¤ in bann, MacCarthy 314.15 . As adv. with co exactly, precisely; perfectly, assuredly, etc.: Bresal Bodibath co b.¤ / nói ṁbliadna ós hErind a nert, MacCarthy 192.13 ( LL 15105 ). rosbéar féin go beacht a breath / fa réim cheart `exactly', Magauran 2706 . meinic tuccsam sinn co b. / bail as nar doigh linn imthecht `with success', Cog. 64.21 . an ēxe atā let co b.¤ / as uaisle dhuit mo bennacht, ZCP viii 110.2 . Aengus is Fergus co b.¤ / ro gabsatar Domnall Brecc `expertly captured D.B.', MR 246.27 . a dhualgas do chóimh- líonadh go beacht `exact in the discharge of his duty', Donl. xvii 5. do tarruingeadh í go ro-bheacht as an nGaoidheilg `too literally', xxii 25 .

Compd. ¤dáil: dofhuair gnai is bechtdāil go mblad, MacCarthy 310 § 4 .

-becht

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v pret. pass. from root *beg (cf. 1 and 2 bechta): cindus rombecht inso ? ar chach `how has this been made out ? said everyone' ( Ir. Hist. Stud. i 132 ), Vita Br. 42.

1 bechta

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Appar. vbl. of necess. from root *beg (cf. 2 taith- mechta). See -becht. In phr. ní b.¤ ní tochta to be established by evidence (?); capable of proof, sustainable by testimony (?): is amlabar cach cumscas (glossed: indsci) na fri fiadna fedair farnan bechtæ nan tochtae (nantochtaeich, MS., ? leg. tochtai, ed.) `stumm ist jede Aussage (?), die nicht mit Zeugen gemacht wird über was nicht sicher, nicht beschworen (zu beschwören ?) ist', Bürgschaft 20 § 60 ; read fornád bechtai (`a verbal of necessity') na tochtai, Binchy, Celtica v 81 , 82 . flaith tochta na b.¤ (glossed: toinges for an ceile ni na bethaiget fiadain, na senchaide), Laws v 358.7 . ni b.¤ ni tochta .i. nocha nfastann luighi in inbaid na fuil tuarustal acht a luigh aonar, O'C. 2239 ( Eg. 88, 17ba ). fear ro ith meirle cia dobera tuarasdal rechtge, ni b.¤, ni tochta, O'C. 2596 ( Eg. 88, 50b ).

2 bechta

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adj = becht: is iad sin, uair is beachta, / a n-aigeadh, a n-imtheachta, BB 23a11 . co brath mb.¤ `the certain judgement', Fen. 284.11 . Aes is Bethe bán b.¤ , `A. and fair trusty B.', Met. Dinds. iii 106.18 . Casmael gu mbairnde mbėachta, BB 33b16 . lia bechta (of a hand-stone) ` accurate ', Mann. and Cust. ii 281 (= RC xliv 162.13 ). ré triochad bliadhan beachta / ba fás fri fianaibh feachta `thirty years of a period', Keat. i 168.8 . ? biait créchtai fuidb bechtai (: airlechtai), LU 6609 , but see F 466.37 . ? tiopra co bfuaire sneachta / beachta con sloinedh a ṡalma (of St. Fursa) `he would recite his psalms accurately', ZCP i 64 § 97.

3 bechta

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Forms: -ae

n [-ae , f.] (becht) accuracy, preciseness, etc.: bai do beachta (bechti, v.l.) . . . ┐ do beoamlacht a innill (of a metal snake-ornament), CCath. 5294. Brenaind co lín a b.¤ , RC xvii 142.10 (Tig.). ? gabsat rīam ind ríg rogaig / bríg ṁbladaig bectai n-airig, Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 18 ( LL 23552 ). In Laws a right or due that is established or confirmed (?): ni fichte re la Feine im b.¤ acht im aimbechta (glossed: im in ni ro bethaigdais fiadain ┐ sencaidhi), Laws v 300.25 . dosliad seoit somhain iter b.¤ ┐ ambechta, iter beodil ┐ mairbdil, O'C. 880 (H.3, 18, 394a).

1 bechtach

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adj o, ā (cf. beacht `a circle or ring, compass, ball, globe or sphere', P. O'C. , beachtach ` round, circular, globular ', ibid.) circular, cyclical (?): an dára beachtach bliaghain, 23 I 1 , 85.13 .