bélaites

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n [u, m.] (bél + aites) oral tradition : seanchus ┐ beul- oideas Éireann, Keat. i 48.16 . is follus cheana as bealoideas cháich a coitchinne from general tradition, 23 E 26, 286.15 .

bélat

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Forms: -e-

n [u, m.] later also -e- ? (cf. bel, bél, belach) place where several roads meet, crossway ; pass, frontier : b.¤ gl. competum, Sg. 24a6 . bélot loṅg `a pass for ships' (Notes), BDD² 304. fersat cath cach belato, ZCP x 43.5 . i mbelataib imcumcaib in glenna, CCath. 4843. belota .i. na bela uatha, Laws i 160.5 Comm. fri raind ┐ belada ┐ cricha, iii 22.18 Comm. síl goirt focertar forcertar (sic) fri belatu criche, O'Dav. 1046. Fig. way : gaibet[h] inn belat (beleot, v.l.) forsa tīagat huili .i. gaibet[h] dē[i]rc ┐ vmallōiti, ZCP iii 454.14 ( Celtica viii 76 § 35 ). In nn. loc.: erexit sé per Belut Gabrain, Thes. ii 269.33 (Ardm.). Cf. luid . . . for Belach Gabran, Trip. 194.8 . do Belut Alióin, LU 5383 (= TBC² 907 ). gur redigse[d] an Ruadhbheitigh ┐ na Belata, CS 332.22 . See Hog. Onom. s. bélat , belat, and cell bélait.

Compd. brisit dar beladcairdibh, IT iii 91 § 131.

bélbach

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Forms: bélmach

n [o, n.] (bél, perh. with -b- as in derivv. of u-stems, e.g. tesbach. Otherwise Greene, Celtica ii 334 ). Also bélmach. horse's bit : tendsat . . . a ṅglomraigi i mbélbaigib a n-echrad tightened their bridles in the bits of their horse-teams, MU² 285. a belbaigib (a bélaibh, ré belaibh, v.ll.) na n-ech, TBC 5067. is maith belmhach ramar do beith sa srian `a thick bit', Celtica ii 34.14 . each ga mbloghann a béalbhach, DDána 88.3 . searrach seang ag bleith a béalbhaigh, 111.20 . re béulmhach ┐ re srían = with bit and bridle, Ps. xxxii 9. Fig.: srían ón ghréin re férloch bfhionn / bélmhach an tshréin an tshoinionn, IGT Introd. 12 § 39.

belc(h)e

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Forms: belca, bolg(án), bellec

n also belca. In phr. bolg(án) b.¤ name of plant or fungus (see ÉC viii 413 ). Cf. bellec gl. fiscina s.v. 1 pellec and for these latter wds. see O'Rahilly, Celtica i 377 n. 3 . bolg belce .i. bēl-cēo .i. cēo tic as[a] bēlaib, Corm. Y 137. docuridar bolc belce dóib for conair . . . cid dia n-apar bolc belce (.i. bélchéo) `puffball' (simind `rush' and gass sanais `sprig of sanicle (?)' follow, each in parallel context), RC xxvi 10. 2 , 3 . comlín de bolgánaib belca `puffballs (?)' (Gloss.), MU² 666. raithnech ┐ clocha ┐ bolca belcheo ┐ gasana sanais (mistaken for armed men), RC xxiii 416 § 29 ( Aided M. 610 ). dona bolgánaibh buadh- artha béalcheo, Comp. Con C. 74.1 .

? belda

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adj (of Cruithnigh) gonambrigh bil beldha, BB 204a35 ( Todd Nenn. 128.1 ).

? belend

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n (? Lat. balena `whale´ Celtica xxi 206 . Perh. cognate with Gaul. Belenos, ÉC xv 539 ). leader, hero (?) Comp. CC 145 : frisin mb.¤ mbandernach / . . . / b.¤ di chet clesamna (rhet.), LU 10393 - 10395 = risa mbeliun mbandernach / . . . / belenn dichet clesamhnoch, ZCP iii 257.4 - 6 .

? belene

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ind b.¤ graece, O'Mulc. 135 (Greek wd. ?).

belgach

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adj o, ā (cf. belgaid ?) babbling, prating ; lying (?) : bealgach .i. caintech, Lec. Gl. 447. b.¤ .i. cainntech, Stowe Gl. 247. dāine beōdha bealgacha / . . . tūata trodaigh tengtacha prating (?), ZCP xii 394.21 . ní ḟidir cach bard belgach (: Teamrach), BB 277a20 `every prattling bard', BR 182.16 . Note also: Síd in Broga belgaig-se (: Temraig-se) `the Mound of Brug of the roads', Met. Dinds. ii 6.17 . bid b.¤ (glossed .i. brēcach) ōibella, ZCP ix 170.22 . bith brēc bealgach, ZCP viii 196.1 .

belgáeth

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adj (? bél or bil + gáeth): Bres don Brug belgaeth Banba (: Delbaeth), LL 1224 ( ZCP xiv 176.4 ), cf. Met. Dinds. ii cited s.v. belgach.

belgaid

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n also belgod(-th) (Lat. Belgae) name of a language, the Belgic (?) language : Grec ┐ Laiden ┐ Bretnais ac Fearaib Bolc ┐ B.¤ acu i nErinn, Lec. 181 va 49 . (of the languages of pre-Milesian invasions) Gréc . . . / ac feraib bolc . . . / ┐ b.¤ bérla binn / rosfognadh dóib . . . / Germáin ac tuathaib dé dron / laiten gréc gaeidelg belgod, SG 348.8 , 9 . Fir Bholg Grēcc, Laidin, Breathnuis ┐ Bealgoth leō; Tuatha Dē Danann Gearmāin, Laidin, Grēcc, Gaoidhelg ┐ Bealgoth leō, Celtica i 99.7, 9 .

? belgaide

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ind bethu bronach b.¤ , SR 8065.