bernach

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adj o, ā (bern) having gaps; broken; defective: bróca brecca bernacha, Todd Lect. vi 60.5 (`belonging to the breech of the human body', bróca bernacha ` trunk-hose ', Plummer MS. notes). Cf. berrbróc. a da ṡleig chendchrith- áncha bernacha, LL 11343. gorbo bristi b.¤ . . . airm ┐ aird- scēith na n-āirsedh, ML² 267. mic Aedha in ga bernaigh, MacCarthy 406.y . i cosmailius bili bernaig `of a hacked tree', CCath. 5838. bhriste bhearnach (of the damned), TSh. 6616. aimsir bearnach d'áiream ` fractional ', O'Gr. Cat. 323.22.

Legal: berna a eric, Laws ii 98.6 .i. b.¤ sin ar aigne `(the distress) is defective said the pleader', 12 Comm.

pn As sobriquet: Diarmaid b.¤ gap-toothed , ALC i 316.11 .

Adv. nach déunad . . . go b.¤ = doe not commit any notable defect, RSClára 110b.

bernad

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Forms: bearnadh

vn. of bernaid. bearnadh, IGT Verbs § 80. gan bhréicc, gan bhernadh intermittence , BNnÉ 255 § 212 . nach deach- aidh béarnadh ná múchadh air ` interruption ' (a tradition), Keat. i 80.23 . is beárnadh suain `interrupts repose', Ó Bruad. ii 18.25 . ríoghan gan bhearnadh ar a bladh whose honour is unmarred, PBocht 2.21 . nach bearnadh é dá anóir? DDána 11.30 . ag bearna a gciabh `tearing their hair', Ó Bruad. iii 58.10 .

bernaid

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Forms: bernad

v (bern) makes a gap in, breaches: curro bearn an cloidhe, TBC St. 3236. oiléan i mbearntar buidhne, Measgra D. 40.3 . ro bernad ┐ ro formaeladh a claideb became gapped and blunted, CCath. 3615. bearnoidh ealta knocks down bird-flocks, O'Hara 4006.

In abstr. sense makes an inroad on, lessens, diminishes: cona bernnabthar mo flaithis uadh, Airne F. 321 v.l. iss ed bernas anfola timgairi what bad conduct of the demanding back (of a loan) allows to be deducted, ZCP xiv 385 § 50 , see xvi 210.25 . gur bearnadh séan bhar saorchlann, DDána 68.19 . acht ge ro bernadh fó na inmechus é `he suffered (lit. was diminished) in fortune' (Plummer MS. notes), ALC ii 230.5 . napdis druith no bernfad a bhfleidh ar tus who should have first share in, Lism. L. 481. fleadh grás dá bhríogh do bearnadh / le bás an ríogh do-roighneadh, Aithd. D. 88.8 .

Vn. bernad.

bernán

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n (bern) anything gapped, gaplike, indented: co mmebaid as a bernn, conid é sin B.¤ Brigte (a bell), Trip. 114.14 . an b.¤ Padruic, BCC 120. an Bernan Ciaraín, RC xvii 383.11 (Tig.). an Bearnán Ailbhe, FM ii 1018.1 .

In plant-name, perh. dandelion : sanguinairia (sic) uel lactuca .i. bernan muc, Arch. i 334.47 . bernan na mucc gl. lactucis agrestibus, ÉC xxii 213 .

See Hog. Onom.

bernas

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Forms: -ais

n (bern). Also with a d s. -ais. Only in nn. loc. gap, mountain pass (see Hog. Onom.): cath Bernais, LL 6410. for Bernais tíri Aeda, Lat. Lives 34.5 . ō Bhearnois Mhóir, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xv 29.13 (Acall.). Beárnas, Keat. Poems 434. ? iar mb.¤ , Anecd. i 13.6 (`from west of B. (?),' SCano 413 n.).

Beroig

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n. loc. co droichet Beroige etir Albain ┐ Saxain `of Berwick ', L. Chl. Suibhne 12. sruth Biroigi, ZCP vi 273.10 .

berr

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Forms: beir, Berran

adj [o, ā] short (short-haired ? Cf. berraid): bearr .i. gairit ut dicitur bearr cach belaid bean `every stout woman is short' ( Ériu xi 89. 14 ), H. 3.18, 64b15 = b.¤ (beir, MS.) .i. gach ngairid unde est b.¤ gach beoluig ben, O'Mulc. 183a. bir .i. gach gairit, O'C. 971 (H. 3.18, 416). As (hypocoristic) n. pr.: B. . . . i rRos, Mart. Tall., Dec. 21. Cf. Berran, July 11 . As epithet: Lugaid B. (Lugb.¤ , v.l.), Corp. Gen. 373.6 . See Ériu xii 216. Appar. as subst. in (of dividing inherited land ) curter birr braithri in coiced bliada[i]n .i. . . . crannchuir do denam doib uime cib e diobh da-ria rogha, Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 65 `a short piece of wood . . . for casting lots', Plummer MS. notes.

Compd. beirrsgian `a Razor ', Eg. Gl. 722 (cf. berrad).

1 berrach

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n ā, f. prob. a use of berach. cane: muir marb . . . ┐ fássaidh b.¤ uirre . . . fo premhuib na berruighe (berruidhe, MS.) sin, Maund. 161. deoch maith . . . doniter do premaibh na berruighi da ndentur in siucra, 128 .

? 2 berrach

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n b.¤ , H. 3.18, 518 cited Mann. and Cust. i cclxxiv n. 494 ` junior barrister ', n. 495.10 .

berrad

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n u, m. vn. of berraid.

(a) In phr. b.¤ airechta `a survival of the earlier wider meaning' (of b.¤ ), `a denominative vb. formed fr. . . . berr short . . . synopsis, abridgement . . .', O'Brien, Ériu xi 88 , 89 . b.¤ here = summa, Meroney, Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 189. berrad (berr-, MS., wrongly emended to bretha, ZCP xiii 19.26 ) airechta, title of law tract, Bürgschaft 5.13 . amhail do rime a mberrudh airechta, O'C. 1029 (H. 3.18, 433a). aignis lais uile ┐ nascairecht ┐ b.¤ (of the `aighni airechta'), O'C. 813 (H. 3.18, 375b). na Bearradha Féine ad-fias `I will relate the abridgments of Irish law ´ Sages, Saints and Storytellers 165 § 6 .

(b) act of cutting, clipping (hair), shaving: b.¤ ná folcad, ná fothrucud `shaving', Ériu ii 200.29 . Moen . . . fer berrtha mac Miled . . . Berramuin .i. muín i commaín berrtha, LL 22248 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan berrtha gl. (B. na f.) gan altain, ZCP v 488 § 3. fuba berrtha .i. luag fige `the `f.' of napping' (cloth), Laws i 152.7 Comm. a monga do bhearradh to clip their hair, TSh. 5599.

(c) act of tonsuring; tonsure: asbert Dubthach fri Pátricc tair dum b.sa, Thes. ii 241.12 . ord bertha `the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.11 . b.¤ moga slave's tonsure , O'Mulc. 726. berradh manaigh . . . b.¤ mogadh, Trip.² 250.

(d) style of cutting of hair, hence head of hair, hair: forthí berrtha forro . . . berrtha núa léo . . . berrtha lethna léo (styles of cut worn respectively by three successive groups), Táin 157 , 161 , 165 . trí cruindberrtha foraib it é comlebra for cúl ┐ étan, BDD² 746. bearradh .i. grúag, O'Cl. húasa b. buide-chas, BDD² 1023. duiphithir daol dath a berrda, Auraic. 3497. bas eitir a u (.i. a cluas) ┐ a berrath (.i. mullach a chinn) `a handsbreadth between his ear and his beard (or hair),' Mann. and Cust. iii 107 n.68 (H. 1.15, 955.7). dorónadh rothnúall corcra óa bhonn góa bherradh dhe, Ériu v 76.22 .

(e) In phr. b.¤ geóin: tugadh . . . / bearradh geóin ar Choin gCulainn a mocking shearing, Dánta Gr. 70.18 . See also s. gén. na fechadh in prelaid do berradh geoine `fools' tonsure' (Gloss.), ITS xxix 201.19 .

berraid

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Forms: bér[r]tha, berrad

v (berr)

(a) shears, clips; shaves: berrthar . . . no is cumme dí no berrthe gl. tondeatur, Wb. 11c13 . co sebaind a folt de amal bíd co n-altain no berthá, LU 5679 ( TBC² 1205 ). co roberr māil fair cosin chloduib `cropped his hair', Ériu ii 22.2 . Moen . . . is é cetna fer no berrad i nHerind, LL 22246 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). ro bearrastar mac na baintrebthaigi in ri, RC ii 197.8 . berrthar fuilt na sethrach = the Sisters . . . haue their hayre cut, RSClára 70b . a fhir ghlacas a[n] ghall- dacht / bhearras an barr bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 1 . Transfd. tonn . . . a tondeo .i. ar b.¤ in fēr don murbach, Corm. Y 1243. ro berrad L.L. was laid waste, SG 411.11 . do bhearr d'fhaithchibh fionna a bhféar (of greens made bare by horse-racing), Magauran 3035 . ón ló . . . bhearrfas muir do mhong (the end of the world), DDána 50.22.

(b) tonsures: berrsi Pátricc, Thes. ii 241.14 . ní bertar co tí a ord berti `there is no tonsuring until the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.15 . romberr P. (= ablati sunt capilli capitis illius), Lat. Lives 27 § 22. coro berr berradh manaigh fair, Trip.² 250. berrait a choraind ō a chūl (i.e. like a slave), O'Mulc. 726.

(c) cuts (i.e. deals ?) cards: ní bheárrfad cárta, Hackett xxvi 33 .

Part. mucc bér[r]tha ` shaven ', Trip. 40.10 , dá bhróig shioscaithe ribeanta bhearrtha ` well-trimmed ', E. O'Rahilly 100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad. iii 206.3 .

Vn. berrad.