bréctha

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vbl. of necess. of brécaid: lán beoil nach bréagtha molta `her praise cannot be gainsaid', A. Ó Dálaigh x 2.

bréd

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x see bréit, -ed.

brefal

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Forms: brefel, brafall

n also brefel, brafall. treachery, deceit: cen brefail (chev.), ZCP viii 232 § 11. nocha ttainicc tar a dhéd / ní badh breg nó bhadh b.¤ , ZCP i 64 § 101. eochair báisse brefel (: teched), vi 270 § 8 . As quasi -vn.: ticc dar cuiredh na ndochum / fochann buiden do brafall (glossed: rob adbar buidean do milleadh tre chelg sin) `taking . . . by surprise', Leb. Gab. 108.6 .

breflech

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adj (brefal): cúan b.¤ fo brón-guba `a treacherous brood' (of demons), Met. Dinds. iv 84.z .

brega

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ind g s. (?): deich reraig b.¤ bui ina seirtaib seirt (rhetoric), Ériu ii 5.16 .

Brega

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pn pl. of brí, territorial and population name, principally of an area roughly co-extensive with Co. Meath and north Co. Dublin, usu. translated Bregia: dar Bregai, RC xi 444.7 . itir Midi ┐ Bregu, AU i 232.13 . dia rogiallsat Brega, LL 320b54 . co mbatár i n-airiur Breg comarda Étuir forsind farrci, LU 6887 (BDD). ríge Breg mbude, LU 3735 ( SC 33 ). iar mBregaib, 5158 (TBC). crich Breg bulid, LL 3938. farbais far mid Breg `Bregian mead is being besieged', Measgra Mhichíl Uí Chléirigh 151 § 23 ( Arch. iii 307 § 23 ). tarcuisne ag Breaghaib ar Bladhma people of B., ML² 1089.

Compds. Bresal Bregamos mercenary of Bregia, Rawl. 83a37 . Corp. Gen. 335.4 . ? Loingsech Breg-bán, Cáin Ad. 16. Blaith breghduirnd, Acall. 2355 v.l. Bresal Bregoman .i. a oman for Bregaib. Nó Bresal Breaghmain .i. dia m[b]dar maine na Brega, Cóir Anm. 206 (see note).

See Hog. Onom.

Bregach

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Forms: B.

adj o, ā (Brega) belonging to B.: rigradh Breghach breacBanba the Bregian kings, BB 51a7 ( MacCarthy 428.14 ). In n. pr.: Brian Breagach, Magauran 3750 . As subst.: in B. (sc. Fīnnachta Fledach), Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 18.

bregas

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Forms: breghas, -ais, -a

n (Brega) breghas (breaghdhus, v.l.) m. g s. -ais, -a, IGT Decl. § 38.14 . quality of being like Brega, Bregian-ness, hence fineness, fairness: a dtarrla i mBrian dá mbreaghas `their (i.e. of kings of Teamhair) Breagha-quality', Magauran 3755 . in bréid ┐ in breaghas fine quality (of cloth), IGT Decl. ex. 1016 . bregus buaid is brigbunad `fairness', Ériu viii 68.30 = Hard. ii 374.10 .

1 bregda

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adj (Brega, P. Ó C. See also GJ vi 134 , Duan. Finn iii ) (a) the adjectival form of Brega, originally referring to a person or thing worthy of Brega (?): nir fágbhadh lúach eich bhréghdha `there was not left the value of a Bregian horse´ Duan. F. i 6.44 . (b) fine, fair: an t-oilen ro-breghdha rothaithnemach, BNnÉ 49 § 32 . cōic cēt ridiri rechtaigenntach, robregh[d]a ` splendid ', ZCP vi 45.2 . na briathra breghdha `the fine words', TFrag. 182.10 . ainm cech ḟir bregda (: Cherna) ` goodly ', Met. Dinds. iv 208.11 . Samhaoir ingean Finn breagdha `of excellent F.', Duan. Finn ii 108.5 . lúach eich bhréghdha (: -Temhra), i 6.21 . Brian Breaghach fa breaghdha longphort, Magauran 1091 . ogla suil ba b.¤ / do sil Asuir oiregda, MacCarthy 316.4 . ni breaghdha ┐ ni tarbach na mna do bheith isna long- phortaibh `it is not a right or advantageous thing', ITS xix 80.30 . tri fichit bliadna (sic leg.) b.¤ (` diversified '), MacCarthy 310 § 3. ní fhaca ní breaghdha . . . nar shanntuigh, Mac Aingil 1452 . Compar. as superl. as breághtha dealbh of finest form, Oss. iv 86.6 .

? 2 bregda

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n (cf. breccda): ma ta mac ann, noco beirend in ingen [ní do] dibadh a mathar no athar, acht lann, ┐ rann, ┐ bregda `the tartan cloth ', Laws iii 404.2 Comm. = lanna ┐ ranna ┐ bregdha . . . .i. in bricin, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 168 § 23 = breghdha . . . .i. in bricín, O'Don. 1996 ( Eg. 90, 14d ) = O'C. 1629 ( 23 Q 6, 8b ). See Ir. Recht 30 , Stud. in E. Ir. Law 171 n.3 .

bregdacht

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Forms: breaghdhacht

n (1 bregda) breaghdhacht f., IGT Decl. § 26. quality of being like Brega or Bregian; fineness, fairness, beauty: a mBrian na breadhachta `the Breagha-nature', Magauran 3763 . i mbreaghdhacht na síothchána (= in pulchritudine pacis, Is. xxxii 18 ), TSh. 10906.