braittech

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adj o, ā (braithid) treacherous : annsa comhairle brait- tigh . . . a n-agaid I., ZCP xiii 182.27 . as do bhéal braithteach (braithech, v.l.), Smaointe B. Chr. 3539. ar ndaingniughad na saeibh-cheilgi braithtighi sin `deceitful', ITS xix 76.24 . See braithech.

bramaid

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Forms: bramam

v = braigid : bramam `I break wind, crack fart', P. O'C. gur bhram . . . go lánmhór, PCT 293. re fáithbheadh (s—, v.l.) uaidh is suaill nach bramaid buidhean, Ó Bruad. ii 20.8 .

bramánta

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adj (broimm) boorish : an bhatáille bh.¤ , Hackett xl 154 .

1 bran

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n o, m. raven. Very freq. associated with battles, slaughter, carnage, etc. : b.¤ .i. fīach .i. brancos (βρόγκος, ed.) graece, gut[t]ur latine, ┐ is de isberar din eōn ar mēt slugaite, Corm. Y 177 , O'Mulc. 122. bran dubh .i. fiach dubh, O'Cl. Cf. brandub .i. fīachdub, Corm. Y 105. b.¤ .i. fiach an fuigill breith brangaire catha, O'Dav. 292 , cf. anfuigell breath (leg. breitheman, ed.) bran-gaire catha (H. 5.15, 8), Ériu ix 29.3 . sásad fiach / fothath mb.¤ i.e. carnage, BDD² 331. forbrit brain crows (?) multiply, Four Songs 22 § 7. dubidir ri b.¤ a brae, LL 6390. cia nobeth fo dathaib b.¤ `of the ravens' hue' (sc. a hood), Aisl. MC 111.5 . messi ┐ Mac Con / dín bat budig brain vultures will be grateful to us, LU 9872. ac[h]t is fálid brain berna / i llongphurt Aililla ┐ Medba, Táin 2084 . suidfit bruin for bernadaib, SG 373.16 . curad cróda ro biath b.¤ `who fed ravens' ( RC xlvii 309.13 ), LL 17190. le mbiathtaoi broin, O'Hara 3059. L. ┐ L. / fersat debaid dar dā b.¤ (more fiercely) than two ravens, ZCP iii 45 § 26 . don b.¤ mor, Auraic. 5598. Fig. is b.¤ carna comramaig (in rhet. of Cú Ch.), LU 8892 ( FB 68 ). Note also: (B. na f.) is orc ind aduo braine .i. fiaich, Arch. iii 310 § 5. Cf. B. na f. ex. cited s. 1 branda.

As n. pr. m. : do B. mac Febail, Im. Brain 1. B.¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 38.15 . B.¤ (name of Finn's hound), Acall. 179.

In nn. loc. : co rānic srub Broin . . . .i. a cend tall-som dond eōn dub, is de dogairther Srub Broin, Ériu ii 22.7 , Srub Brain, Dinds. 54. See Hog. Onom. s.v. ? Bran- , Srub .

Compds. With nouns. ? e ni dalbh gan bhrandhal (-dul, FM) brath, / ro mharbh Brandubh mac Eachach, AU i 82.23 , FM i 230.2 = bandul, CS 70.7 . gusin mbranen déidenach `to the last raven', Dinds. 54. in ní ara tairissed in branén ar in ḟai[th]chi don ár-sin, Acall. 5191. re brainéan Bréif- neach (of a chief), O'R. Poems 1138. do bhrainfhiachaibh, 128 . biait brain for branfossaib (i.e. field of carnage?), LU 6612 = . . . buind fri brannusa, Táin 2427 , cf. betit brain ri brainessu, 2384 . branorgain .i. nī oirges fīach carrion for ravens (?), Corm. Y 105. With adj. formed from noun. bruastar buidhne branendai raven-like , KZ xxxiii 83.11 .

2 bran

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n (Engl. or Rom. loanword) bran, chaff : cantubrum (in top margin: furfur tritici) .i. in b.¤ , RC ix 229 § 23a . cantab- rum .i. b.¤ cruithnechta, Arch. i 329 § 104. do na corpuip re nderur furfures .i. cuirp mar b.¤ cruithneachta, 23 K 42, 177.21 . cuirp bios isan fual . . . mar b.¤ tri neithe = furfurea, 24 P 22, 81.1 . clister . . . ara mberbtur . . . b.¤ , Rosa Ang. 36.1 . (na cuirp) mar brán, 76.14 .

? 3 bran

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x see argat compds.

brán

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x see 1 bró.

branairecht

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n (1 branar) : do mhaireas-sa le branaireacht mar fhaolchoin chiuin ` prowling ', E. O'Rahilly (1900) 278.1 .

branamail

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adj (2 bran) bran-like, scaly : neithe branamhla = fur- furea, 23 K 42 , 62.4 .

branán

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n o, [m.] (1 bran) name of principal piece in some board- game(s) ; common as laudatory epithet for a chief, hero, etc. See Mac White, Éigse v 25 ff .; TD ii 198 - 9 : clár nocha bí gan bh., / ní bhí ál gan uachtarán `there is no chessboard without a king', Studies 1924, 243 § 15 , Dánfhocail 108 . Tomaltach . . en branan Cloinne Maolruanaidh, FM iii 150.2 fian ghall do ghuin ar mbranáin, Misc. Celt. Soc. 150.15 . a bhranáin óir os ḟidhchill (to a prince), TD 2.7 . trí branáin chláir na cruinne (of the Trinity), DDána 9.2 . a bhranáin Chruachan Connocht (to an archbishop), 90.13 . a bhranáin uaisle his nobles, 97.15 . b.¤ branduibh, Keat. Poems 1450.

1 branar

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n (1 bran) : b.¤ ag déanamh béile air ablach ` ravens ', E. O'Rahilly (1900) 270.11 .