betaidecht

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n [ā, f.](betaide): bedaidhecht brasairecht búird `epicurean appetite', O'Gr. 556.15. an bēul ré bréuguibh as ré beaduightheachd wanton talk, Mac Aingil 691 .

bétaigid

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v (bét): bētaigid / fiad roscaib Dé móir ` misbehave ', Ériu iii 14 § 2.

beithchennacht

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n (cryptic). b.¤ .i. bennacht, Goid. 79 § 279 (Dúil Laithne). See bennacht.

betengort

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ind betenghort .i. becc (bech, MS.), Goid. 77 § 134 (Dúil Laithne).

bétgnad

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n (bét + gnáth, Wortk. 7 ): mór betgnad (: Etgal = Ētgal) mo bith cen dil ` folly ', Ann. Inisf. 440 § 2.

beth

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n = betha (?): b.¤ rombéra dráeth / mochen amlaid éc [`it is] life that will make me foolish; I welcome therefore death!' PRIA xix 538 § 34 ( LU 9963 ) (bith in same quatrain (9966) translated ` life ').

betha

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Forms: bethu, beatha

n O. Ir. bethu t, m., later f. (béo). See Thurn. Gramm. § 258 , RC xxviii 204. beatha f., IGT Decl. § 7.

(a) life, existence: bethu suthin, Wb. 23b5 . ishe ar mbeth- oni far foirbthetusi, 25a24 . isin beothu itáa Ísu gl. uita aeterna in Christo, 3c2 . a bás i mbethith, 13d17 . a mbás tiagmeni doáirci bethid dúibsi .i. is ar bethid dúibsi tiágmini bás, 15b28 . is bronach a bethu `his life is . . . sad', Ml. 30d24 . is é conic bas ┐ bethaith `has power over life and death', Thes. i 4.29 . dun bethaid frecndairc gl. cum praesenti uita, Ml. 107c1 . drochet bethad bīd íssum, Thes. ii 350.17 (Hy. vi) ara tintarrad ō chlóen / tūatha Hérenn do bethu `from iniquity unto Life', 314.1 (Hy. ii). uas bethaig brig (= uas bethad b.¤ ), Snedg. u. Mac R. 10 § 18. ní léicfet . . . bethaith dam ann will allow me no life there, Trip. 84.29 . crann bethad Tree of Life, SR 1384. eagna an bheathadh `worldly pru- dence', A. Ó Dálaigh xxviii 12. actailius (sic) uita .i. beatha ghneitheach, Laws v 22.14 Comm. i réim na beatha so, TSh. 108. ? baccaige ar na hechuibh do-geib b.¤ go moch ┐ is mocharracht, Celtica ii 42 § 31 .

In phr. i mbethu, mbethaid alive: lasnahí dofuircifea bráth i mbethu `with those whom the Judgment will find alive' (i.e. saved), Wb. 25b16 . i mbethaid, Thes. ii 298.22 (Hy. i Pref.). conná dechaid nach háe i mbethu ass, MU² 1001 . With poss. an gcéin do bhiadh-san na bheathaidh, ML 108.23 . Note also: cesacht cach bī ar beathaidh every living thing, Arch. iii 241 § 12. In phr. fer, élúdach bethad, i mbethaid survivor, one who escapes alive, a fugitive: nīr lēig aon-duine bethad as dīb, ML² 827. fer bethad, LL 31378 ( TTr. 562 ). See E 118. 57-65. In phr. mac bethad see 1 mac.

(b) lifetime, (written) life of person: i mbethu maolrúoin, Mon. Tall. 129.16 . ni gaib dire a mic in-a bethaid `in his lifetime', Laws v 514.1 Comm. B. Colaim Chille = BCC. Bethada Náem nÉrenn = BNnÉ.

(c) In greeting, salutation . See R.A. Breatnach, Éigse x 96 ff.: Dia do b.¤ ! (bethu, LU 4930 ) a phopo, a Fergais, olse, TBC² 445. gu rob Dia do b.¤, a imperi uasail, ZCP vi 48.5 . co mbethaid ┐ slánti ónd ríg, LL 12973 ( RC xiv 426 § 48 ). docuir . . . ingen an imperi betha ┐ slainti cugud, ZCP vi 31.19 . De do b.¤ (= aue), Smaointe B. Chr. 228. do fhág- bhadar . . . iomairce beatha ┐ sláinte ag Giolla Íosa, Maguires of F. 84. See sláinte. In asseveration: dar mo bethaid on my life, SG 97.16 ( Acall. 137 ).

(d) food, nourishment; sustenance; maintenance: conróiret a mbethid `so that they may provide their livelihood', Wb. 29a9 . ar is [s]ruithe beo bethu tortha for cattle-fodder is more precious than (growing) crops, Laws iv 78.6 . taobh riu mar bheathadh without any other food, BNnÉ 165 § 39 . a bheatha nír bh'í a acmhaing / . . . gá bhanaltrainn `His nursing', PBocht 17.32 . dogebuir b.¤ aniugh agum-sa (said to a mendicant), ZCP vi 98.26 . b.¤ dhaonnaighi `ordinary food', Fl. Earls 226.18 . ag dubhshlogadh na beatha sin, PCT 649. fri beathaidh in pāpa `with the income of the Pope', Fl. Earls 178.32 .

(e) property, estate: (etym. gloss on fear mbidbad) fer bis a medhon a bethad neich eli .i. tige neich eli, Laws v 80.7 Comm. an drong agá bhfágbhaid a mbeatha tar a n-éis, mar atáid na hoighreadha, TSh. 4585. aiseag a bheathadh do thabhairt dó `to make restitution to him of his property', E. O'Rahilly xxv 231.

1 bethach

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adj o, ā (biad): co bás ríg Mide bethaig nourishing (?), Trip. 538.14 ( LL 15582 ). See S 327. 67-77.

2 bethach

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n = bethadach: b.¤ becc eili do innamail mhuice bicci, L.Chl. Suibhne 23. ainm an bethaig sin, 33 . a mbroinn an bheathaidh ` beast ', Duan. Finn ii 238.14 .

bethadach

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Forms: beathadhach, bethadaighe

n o, m. (betha). beathadhach m., IGT Decl. § 11. animal; creature: doroine Día . . . da cinél .lxx. do bethadh- achaib for muir, RC xxiv 379.8 . bethadhach éicciallaidi, CF² 81. bethaduigh becca iadsom (salamanders), Marco P. 26. bethadaighe, Acall. 834 v.l. ni theighed bethadhach darsan magh uile gan ḟaisgin do a living thing, ZCP viii 549.24 . saoir uirre ag buing beathadhach `workmen are carving animal figures', Ériu v 62.4 . amhail mhuca nó beathadhacha brúideamhla, TSh. 3459. a mbroinn an bheathadhaigh, Oss. vi 158.22 = a mbroinn an bheathaidh Duan. Finn 238.14 . Of Hydra , St. Ercuil 2590. gé táim im beathadhach ghránna (spoken by a hag from the Otherworld), DDána 120.32 .

bethaigid

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Forms: bethugad

v (cf. betha)

(a) quickens, animates: in spirut noem bethaiges na huile anmand, PH 238. betha robeathaighthea, ZCP viii 206.5 . condas-bethaigend so that it (viz. part of a magic club) brings them back to life, MU² 632. beathaighe sin in craidhi ` vivifies ', Rosa Ang. 146.15 . co ro bhethaidhsiot beóghrís a sengomh they revived, FM vi 2054.1 .

(b) feeds, nourishes; supports: gabur blicht . . . conid edsain ras bethaig, LL 30831 ( TTr. 13 ). sain ní dia fognai cech luib / . . . / ícait, bethaigait, marbait, SR 7280. ni bhethuid bréig `nurses not falsehood', KMMisc. 174.19 . ealta bhadhbh do bheathuighis a flock of scaldcrows you have nourished (i.e. by blood shed in battle), O'R. Poems 101.

In Laws Comm. sustains, supports, confirms (?): toinges . . . ni na bethaiget fiadain . . . toinges goi . . . ┐ ni bethaidhend firinne, Laws v 360.7 , 9 Comm. im in ni na bethaighdais fiadain na senchaidhe, 302.27 Comm.

Vn. bethugad.