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.

belgod

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x see belgaid.

? belgus

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n (? bél-) : is scél búan cen bél-gus (: -delbus. beilgus, belgus, v.ll.) mbla, Met. Dinds. iv 10.15 .

bellec

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x see 1 pellec.