berba

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pn (Lat. verba ?): B. Béid (name of book by Bede), RC xvii 223.11 (leg. Bérla ? Stokes); cf. Verba Scáthaige, Anecd. v 28.

berbad

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Forms: beirbiud

vn. of berbaid. Also beirbiud.

(a) act of boiling, cook- ing: doberid íasc . . . ┐ caithit can berbhadh é, RC xxiv 380.9 , cf. Ériu ii 130 § 99. ar an usci dageib moran da ber[b]ud `water that receives much boiling', Ir. Astr. Tr. 42.17 . bearbh- adh a mbí inntibh d'íasg `as much water as would cook its fish', Bard. Synt. Tr. 9. 197.15 .

(b) act of smelting: mar sigemnaig builg oc b.¤ míanaig, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.30 (s.v. prúll). ag a bhearbhadh (of gold), Keat. ii 1913. Fig.: ní dú bearbha (: ealbha) dom bhinn `it is not meet that my fame be scorched', Ó Bruad. ii 138.19 .

See beirbiugad s. beirbigid.

Berbae

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pn [], f. (see Pokorny, ZCP xiv 334. 16 f. but see also Ptolemy: Towards a Linguistic Atlas of the Earliest Celtic Place-Names of Europe 104 ) river Barrow: Bran Berba ballglaine, IT iii 14 § 31. ricfa broínd na Berba . . . blædhaighe, 89 § 117. re n-éc cind Berba thre bríg, LL 4250.

berbaid

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Forms: beirbid, bruith, berbad

v also beirbid.

(a) boils, cooks: mani berba gl. decoxerit, Ml. 46c15 . no-mberbthide (? leg. -berbfide, Gloss.) dam co tinde and, BDD² 1449. in ro berbais in saill `hast thou boiled the bacon . . . ?' Thr. Hom. 60.5 . fulachtad na feola ┐ beirbid in brocdan, BB 236b5 . ro hatád torc trichemrúad mórtheined imme co romberbastar, RC xiii 58.3 . ni berbamm salla na cárnai we cook not salted nor fresh meat, Alex. 882. cearca beirbthear a mbeacān eanbruithi = gallina cocta cum modico brodio, RSláinte 1851. (of a plant used in dyeing) is i berbthar tresin fual isin or mban co ndene derg de, Auraic. 5566. trí chaecait cét coire n-uma / i mbeirbthea mid maige Mháin in which mead of M.M. was brewed, SG 362.15 . is mor bruitheas a chuithe / gen co bruithi ani berbas (a whirlpool), Anecd. i 12.z (SCano 404). ro berbi ar ind usci boiled it with the water, Mon. Tall. 147.10 . berbhtar limsa ar lossraidh na cailledh é (sc. a small bird), RC xxvi 374.5 .

(b) melts, dissolves: ro berbai in cend in cloich co ndechaid treithe the head had melted the stone, LL 14172. coro mberb ┐ co ro dílég cech n-anmanna boí inti, LL 21138 ( Dinds. 13 ). coro mberb (of snow), 37006 . is leis ro berbad ór ar tus i nHerind was smelted, 2022 .

Note also: mo brú-sa ris nī berba (B. na f.), Arch. iii 310.11 .

Part. lind brīge ┐ biad berbtha, Corp. Gen. 87.28 . do æl berbthi of baked lime, Rawl. 74b1 . Vn. bruith, berbad. Cf. 1 bruth.

berbaigid

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Forms: berbaid

v = berbaid: berbtaiger (leg. berbaigther? ed.) lim-sa ar losaib na caille `I have boiled it with herbs of the forest', Ériu i 44.21 . See beirbigid.

berbena

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n (Lat. verbena): in ueruena, Ir. Texts v 40 § 21. RSláinte 1497. Cf. beirbene.

? bercon

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n b.¤ .i. briathar, Goid. 78 § 236 (Dúil Laithne).

berdbróca

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n n p., LU 6960 , see berrbróc.

Berensdae

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pn [io, iā] (Lat. Beroensis) Thurn. Gramm. § 926. b.¤ gl. Beroensis ( Act. xx 4 ), Thes. i 497.41 (Ardm.).

berg

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Forms: berga

n [ā, f.]g s. berga, Arch. iii 297 § 55.

(a) robbery, plunder, plundering: noí ṁbliadna Bressi na mb.¤ (mbedg v.l.), / rapo mór tressi (sic leg.) a thrénredg B. of the rapine (?), MacCarthy 172.1 . rogní cach n-oll-beirg n-ágmair `all war- like deeds of rapine', Met. Dinds. iii 404.8 . bleachtán na mbérg `harmful sow-thistle' (of a wretched pig), Hermathena ci 31 § 18 .

(b) robber, plunderer, brigand: ro láithe for biastaib / la berga (berca, v.l.) cen eineach `robbers', Fél.² Prol. 42 (see O'Dav. 254 ). truaga dini domblassa, / bergga conbenfat bassa (blows of) fists will smite robbers, SR 8070. ar brad- aibh na mbercc / rom-ain Íosa ard `against the ravages of the plunderers', Ériu iv 236.7 . bearg .i. díbheargach, O'Cl. tathig in mbeirg dia bronnud `the soldier', Met. Dinds. ii 62.10 . bergg .i. bē ┐ arg .i. fer banuagrag (? leg. -augrach), O'Mulc. 139. bearg .i. laoch, O'Cl. ruire lulgach (.i. laoch) sceo b.¤ (.i. bangaisgedach) mborb (B. na f.), ZCP v 487 § 12.

? bearg .i. sruth, ut est: lingidh eó a bruinne bearg, Ériu xiii 66 § 57. ilar ṁbrothlach na mbled ṁb.¤ , SR 897.

In title Togail Bruidne Da Berga = T. B. D. Derga, expld. by O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. as due to desire for alliteration. Cf. laoch mear a Bruighin Dá Bhearg (: dhearg), Aithd. D. 5.10 .

In compd. Bróin Bhearg (house of wounded in Eamhain), Keat. ii 3088. See Éigse xv 107.

bergacht

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Forms: beargacht

n beargacht ` diligence ', Eg. Gl. 749.