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 .

? 2 bechtach

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(?

becht) precise (?):

co ria bunadh bechtaigh, BR 50.6 = brechtaig, BR² 203. ba síd fir buile bechtaig (MS. beacthaidh; ? leg. brechtaig) it was the síd of a visionary (who was) precise Celtica xix 40 § 1 .

bechtaide

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adj = becht: in drúi bectaide (: Elcmaire) bind ` keen ', Ériu vii 221.10 .

bechtaigid

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v (becht): ro bechtaig (beartaig, v.l.) briathra co bind RC xlvii 300.2 he enunciated (precisely) words (?) (cf. 2 bechtach). ? ón dáil buidi ros bechtaig Celtica xvii 67 § 21 . Perh. read ros brechtaig.

becugad

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x see becaigid.

? bedb

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adj deilm in gaeth granni in grith / bith rob. (: Gerg), TFerbe 100 (leg. robedc ?, Meyer Contribb. 191 ).

bedban

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n b.¤ .i. bradan, Goid. 77 § 128 (Dúil Laithne).

bedg

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Forms: bidg, bidg, bedga, bidgu, beadhg, bhiodhgadh

n o, m. See Ped. i 88.11 , Thurn. Gramm. § 218. Also bidg. n p. bidg, ZCP xii 378 § 7 , bedga, TTebe 1539 . a p. bidgu, TBC² 1323. start, spring, leap, bound: bedhg .i. léim, Ériu xiii 77.222 . b.¤ a n-ailithre springing away towards (i.e. sudden departure on) a pilgrimage, Laws v 296.16 . a lelgad (sic) iar n-ar a mbeadg ana ceandasaib allowing them (sc. oxen) . . . to make a start out of their halters, 486.24 . ce fuach- naidh in t-ech risium, acht nar a b.¤ `through a start', iii 180.16 Comm.

With prec. vb. (see also s. fo-ceird, do-cuirethar): foceird Condla . . . b.¤ úadib, LU 10055 ( ZCP xvii 201.5 ). focherd Sūaltaim bedc imach, TBC² 3000. foceird b.¤ cucai he springs towards it, Fraech 190 . cuirither iasg mbrecc mbedg, Murphy Lyrics 52.9 (MS.). focherd bedc dar na tri lisu `he leapt across the three ramparts', RC xi 452.15 . foceird beadg de co mbai for bruinnibh an fir, Ériu v 122.1 . cuirfidh badhbh beadhg tar bord, ML 122.10 . dos cuiretar bedc as fa thuaid they spring away northwards, IT ii1 175.17 . See D 235.13 ff. foling īach brec bedc, Four Songs 20 § 6 .

More generally rush, rapid dash; attack: brëo fri brūach, bruithnech b.¤ `thrust' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 1 ( LL 18382 ). tucus scíath ba Dáire deirg / assin leirg dia ngontis bidg `spear-casts', Met. Dinds. iii 122.10 . rob é in bidc rúanaid / gním n-uabair nEchach, SG 365.4 . go dtugatar ruathar . . . gur ba bedhg do'n mbráth a mbaramail, Caithr. Thoirdh. 45.36 . suairc don rígh don-roigne an bedhg (the feat of banishing the Goill), Cog. 96.13 . ba buadhach a mbeadhg (: Cearb) (in praise of princes), LMuimhneach 135.7 . sudden death, seizure; shock, fright: ar díen-bhás ar b.¤ / . . . / rom-ain Īosa ard `against shock' (`sudden death', Murphy Lyrics 10.4), Ériu iv 236.7 . bud í in phláig díbse is a b.¤ / in lám d'imbert oram, SG 55.37 . na fhacamar bidhg mar sin `a seizure' (of the sudden death of a horse), Magauran 1784 . an glór do thóg mé a raer i mbíodhg, Keat. Poems 94. cruaidh in beidhg (: Deirg, beadhg, v.l.), LMuimhneach 120.18 . tap .i. obann nō bidg (g s. ?), Corm. Y 1232 = Ériu xiii 23.24 , see also Corm. 43. musclais . . . asa chodlud ┐ dotaéd [do] (sic leg. ed.) bhidg (do bheidhg, bheagh, v.ll.) asin imdaig, FDG 37. subita morte periit .i. do bhidhg, AU i 158.6 (709 A.D.). ba marb do bidc oenúaire died suddenly, SR 7170. Seaan mac P. . . . dég do biodhg ina iomdhaidh `of a sudden fit', FM iv 770.4 . as amhluigh thárla dhó . . . an t-anam do bhíodhg dá fhághbháil, Mac Aingil 1022 (leg. bhiodhgadh ?).

Compds. With adjj. ¤airlam: robuail G. builli bígurrlum ina bruindi `a swift, sudden blow', ZCP vi 81.5 . ¤ard: cur meabaidh . . . ina buindeadhaibh borbghloracha bedccarda (of a river), TBC 3911.

With nouns. ¤airde: bedgarrdhena báis `startling omens', MR 268.29 . ¤bert: roráid tre bedg-bert, Met. Dinds. iii 344.91 . dul tre bedhccblaid brig gan glaid / co Delccnait na comaen- taidh, glossed: tria imthecbt obann, Leb. Gab. 44.11 . ¤díbad: beidgdibudh mor co ro la ár doeine ┐ indeli `a sudden . . . mortality', AU i 496.2 (986 A.D.). ¤labartha (pl. of labairt): ris na bidg-labarthaibh bódhbha `startling . . . words', MR 298.4 .

? teíd gan bhéim le beadhgoráin (: iongabháil), Aithd. D. 60.5 .