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.

breghanradh

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vn : la banntracht ag breghanradh (: ceileabhradh) `simpering (?)´ Ériu xxi 109 § 3 .

breglas

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x see 1 brecc compds.

bregrad

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n (Brega ?): tre b.¤ (sic leg.) mbúan (buair, v.l.) with unfailing excellence (?), Met. Dinds. ii 20.6 .

breib

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Forms: brib(b), Gégáin

adj (Lat. brevis). See Thurn. Gramm. § 916. Also brib(b). short: loing in participio b.¤ in nomine (ambītus and ambitus), Sg. 187b3 . is heim anim do brib . . . bribb . . . .i. cumbair, O'Mulc. 154. ar a cindguccan (.i. long brab iffin) / a ceund- gagain (.i. a Chind Geuccan), Auraic. 3465 = longa brab ifin, breib, v.l., 710n. (ref. to distinction between long vowel -é- of Gégáin and short -u- of cindguccan = cinnchucán). See C 195.13.

Compd. ? briblu (plant-name), ZCP i 19 § 13 (`seems a compound of *brib . . . and lu for lub,' Stokes).

breicce

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x see bricce.

breiche

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adj .i. glas `viridis', Goid. 77 § 162 (Dúil Laithne).