biur

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x see 1 bir.

-biur, -biurt

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x see beirid.

bius

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x see beus.

biuth

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x see 1 bith.

1 blá

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n shout, cry: bla .i. gair . . . bla tighe moir Midchuarta (but see 1 blaí), O'Dav. 328. bla .i. gáir, O'Cl. ? is scél búan cen bél-gus mbla (mblá, v.l.) / dia ṡlúag ra delbus sunda, Met. Dinds. iv 10.15 . fichtib bla `with shoutings manifold', 216.21 . Note also: bla .i. blaoscc, ut est. traigis lathrach lochet ia (leg. la) blae maidmmic (sic) la blaosg maidm, O'C. 2755 ( Eg. 88, 80b ). Cf. lochait [la] bl[o]edmand crand, RC xxvi 46.1 . report, fame: nítat nuabla `they are no new fames', Thes. ii 295.8 . ni bla borb, LB 241a11 = blad, ZCP iii 222.13 . mac Bricrend ro brunned bla, LU 10555. co llín bla, Met. Dinds. iii 258.15 . See 1 blad.

2 blá

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adj (Lat. flavus, Vendryes, De Hibernicis Vocabulis) yellow: bla .i. buidhe . . . bla dét et docíthí dadae a n-Oenach Life, ┐ rl. (`the quotation is corrupt,' ed.), O'Dav. 195. Cf. blaith .i. buidhe . . . adciadis a nAenach Lipthi broga for aghaib bleithi, eich fo berti blaithi, 322 . bla dét donn tenge, 588 . bla .i. buidhe, O'Cl. ? fo nelaib bla, SR 3339. ? buidnib b.¤ , 3423 .

Compd. trī bearrtha blāibuidi foraib (description of three warriors), TBC² 3321. bogada blathi blabuidi, Cog. 158.23 .

3 blá

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Forms: blaí, blae

n also blaí, blae f. green, lawn, level field, plain: bla .i. faithche, O'Cl. gáir a ṡlúaig ós blai bruidne (as bla brune, [.i. ua]s faigthi in b[ai]le, v.l.) `green', Met. Dinds. iv 368.15 . oin eich agar (sic leg.) for bla, Laws v 278.4 . doberar carpat ind ríg forsin ṁblai, LL 14560. in tan roanic in carpat cend na blae, 14572 . bennachais blae óinaig Tailtin, Trip. 70.30 . segda cairptech docing rot / . . . / alaind lúadam luades blai (: Fidgai), LU 3800 ( SC 37 ). ar ind uaig os fertais blae, Acall. 4114. suainem tar blái foa ndichet carpat, O'Mulc. 759.

Place, ground: `bladh' (bla, v.l.) baile, Met. Gl. 25 § 20. bláe .i. baile . . . bláe feadha dia ndocrion cobra, O'Dav. 212. amail oin a mbla apta, Laws v 194.1 Comm. Cf. amail oin; in baile i napad . . . amail oín i ninad eipiltneach, iii 218.16 Comm. it ríched bladmar ar ṁbla / a Rí in talman in toga, LL 855. as í rom-alt fo céttblae `in the first place', Moling 26 . ós bla `over the spot', Met. Dinds. iv 130.19 . for blai (.i. faichthi), LU 10280. Cf. ní ar bhladh éan urla[i]nn romalt, Content. xxiv 7 , see n. 8 . ? ardomroet rí carrge blai / ma gabtha gaí duane dó, IT iii 42.4 . logh a bla (of an artifact), O'C. 404 (H. 3.18, 224b).

Compd. leithdíri da blāi-neimthib (blanimtibh, v.l.) ` sanctuaries ', Cáin Ad. 36.

4 blá

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n m. also blaí. boundary (mark); enclosure: in da bla dec frisi cuindrighter crich `the twelve marks by which a boundary is defined', Laws iv 142.8 Comm. bla imfoghla; crich do teid uisce glaise airm fo leanad ín da comarba ím da biad for cechtar ín da leithe. Adsuigaidhter cricha for sin, 144.10 Comm. bla mucnaige .i. crích son inchoisce cet bona crann no cuaille i talum no dibell muilinn no sendroiched fo tuind, O'C. 33 (H.3.18, 13). bla reime. Crich son incoisce rout rig no tuaithi . . . no bothar. Is blai críche insin, 34 (14). (B. na f.) cechaing . . . tar dorus an bla amauch, ZCP viii 102.18 = dorus na ratha, Ériu ii 186.17 .

5 blá

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blaäd

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? blaán

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n (2 blá) a plant from which a yellow dye was made, madder (?) BR2 111 : snáth dearg ┐ glas ┐ oland ḟind ┐ b.¤ ┐ bindén, BR² 1623. blaan buidi ┐ bindén, 1683 .