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.

? bergda

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ind (? berg): cinnis bethaid, bercda[i] cuir `he set a term to his life – [by reason of] compacts worthy of brigands (?)´ Éigse x 183 § 7 .

? bergin

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n (in rhetoric) culpait tolla imma thoíbiu. tlacht a da bergin buada bebárnatar, LL 13444 (brog in, ÉC v 156.1 ).

bérla

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x see bélrae.

bérlacair

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adj (Engl. vernacular infl. by bérla, Wortk. 100 ): dá gcuirfidhe an tAifrionn ann gach uile bhéarlagair eugcosmhuil malartach, dá labharthar . . . ann gach tír `different and variable Jargons', Donl. 430.13 . On Béarlagair na sáer see Macalister, Secret languages of Ireland, ch. vii .

bérlach

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Forms: bélrach

adj o, ā. Also bélrach q.v. (bélrae, bérla): an chuideachta . . . bhéarlach English-speaking (?), voluble (?), Hackett xxvi 148 .

bérlaid

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n [i, m.] (bélrae, bérla) speaker, interpreter of a language: in berlaidh `the linguist ', Todd. Nenn., 87.7 . brithemh borrfadhach / . . . / berlaid bithbrotla, IT iii 56 § 104.

bérlamail

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adj (bélrae, bérla) having command of language, fluent: (of Queen Elizabeth) atá sí . . . / béarlamhail béasach beoil chliste ` voluble ', Ó Bruad. iii 66.12 .