2 bir

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Forms: beru, B.

n n p. na beru-sa, Éigse i 86.3 . Mainly in glossaries and B. na f. and expld. as water; spring, well, stream: b.¤ .i. uisce . . . biror ┐ inbir ┐ tobur, Corm. Y 158. Berba .i. ber nó b.¤ ┐ ba . . . usce balb, Dinds. 13. `bior' ainm da gach uiscce, BNnÉ 235 § 156 . `bior' ┐ `an' is `dobhar' / trí hanmann uisge in domhuin, Met. Gl. 12 § 15. as ionann bior ┐ uisge, O'Cl. dobur usce . . . nó b.¤ uisge isan bretnais, O'Dav. 745. uth bó bruithi do bior `boiled in water', MR 124.9 . fri do biur bus nairne, O'Dav. 202. b.¤ tipra nō srut[h], Corm. Y 121 s.v. biror. b.¤ tiobra, Met. Gl. 21 § 70 , O'Cl. B. na f.: sēim nar bach na beru-sa (glossed .i. na huiscidi) mo c[h]odul (glossed .i. mo lethar) `these waters almost broke my shoes', Éigse i 86.3 .

pn As name of river: B., LL 11048 ( TBC 4226 ).

Compds. biorbhogha `a Rain Bow', Eg. Gl. 733. bior- buafan `water-snake', 732 . biordoras `a sluce or floudgate', 709 . .ix. ṁbunnsacha birgaissi ina laim `nine . . . osier-rods' ( SG ii 200 ), Acall. 3798 (or fr. 1 bir + gas ?).

biraccán

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x bircán.

birach

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x see berach.

biraid

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v (1 bir) pierces: do thaobh gur bioradh re bás `till thy heart was pierced by death', Ó Bruad. ii 100.4 .

biraigthe

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part. formation from 1 bir. sharpened, pointed: do beraibh b.¤ , CCath. 1962. a rrenna bodba biraighthi, 5822 .

biraitse

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n (Engl. loanword): d'innsaigid béil dorais a biraidse na cathrach `advance to the very bridge -gate of their stone keep', Caithr. Thoirdh. 25.36 . go biraitsi, 26.4 .

birán

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x see berán.

birar

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Forms: bilar, biror, biolar

n o, [n.] (2 bir ? Cf. Thurn. Gramm. § 265 and Bidrag 121 ). Later bilar. Name of a water-plant: ipofila (sic) .i. bilur muire, RC ix 236.47a. nasturcium adhon in bilur uisgi, 238. 57a. biror gl. brecia (brassica? ed.), Ir. Gl. 184. Leonína Calculcitameron .i. bilar .i. bilar Muire, Arch. i 333.14 . serpentina . . . .i. bilur Muiri .i. mudomun, 28 . an bilar garrdha (= nasturtium hortensis), Lia Fáil iii 122.23 . biror .i. bir tibra nō srut[h]. Or .i. mong. Biror didiu mong tiprat nō srotha, Corm. Y 121. biror .i. mong tiprai, H. 3.18, 64b17 . biolar frangcac `garden cress or tongue grass', P. O'C. biolar Mhuire ` brook-lime ', ib. biolar tragha ` scurvy-grass ', ib. Usually translated watercress: na trī gais .i. gas biroir ┐ gas fochluchta ┐ gas trechlaim, TBC² 1046. rot bia dorn bilair ┐ dorn femmaig ┐ dorn fothlochta, LL 9138 (TBC). cuach usce ar bélaib cach fir díb ┐ popp do birur for cach cuach, LU 7837 (BDD). tri gasa do bhiror na Boinne, MR 18.7 . forsin ngas mbiroir mblathguirt, Fél.² lxxxix 30. im thogha biorair an ghlenna sin `the pick of watercress', Buile S. 22.22 . biror ┐ usce ┐ lusrad na cailli is ed nochaithdis, Ériu i 44.6 . glēre ḟīrtiprat / . . . / bruindit [b]ioulair, K. and H. 15. do barr bhilair of watercress leaves, CF² 153. biorar fochla ┐ gleórán, Duan. Finn ii 372 § 11. biolar ` watter-cresses ', Eg. Gl. 714.

In n. loc.: abb Achaidh Bioroir (Aghaviller, nr. Newmarket, Co. Kilkenny, note), FM i 554.7 . See Hog. Onom.

Compd. gallblach ar bilarlíc (`flag-stone with watercress', Meyer Contribb. 215 ), IT iii 99 § 163.

birarán

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n o, m. (birar): bior[o]ráin bharrghlain `clean-topped cress ', Buile S. 116.22 (trisyll. wd. required by metre).

birbill

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n (see Bidrag 31 f. , 105) expld. as cloak: b.¤ .i. brat, H. 3.18, 64b6 .

bircán

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n name of a kind of (small) boat: a mbircan mbuan mbennachtnach / fri seol sasmar sonartach, RC xiv 62 § 77. biorrcán a mbád (birrcan nach bad, v.l.) `an ill-found boat' (Hermathena ci 33 § 39), Ir. Texts i 30 § 39. i mbioracán bhriste, Ó Bruad. ii 58.12 .