bresta

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Forms: bresta

adj io, iā (1 bres) adj. used in various favourable senses: breasda .i. béodha no suilbhir ` lively, sprightly, cheerful ', P. O'C. co ṁmórbuidin brestai (: frescai) `alert', Fél. July 19 . it brestai in banmaicc, 20 . b.¤ .i. brotla nó beoda nó suilbir, O'Dav. 264. la Bartholom ṁb.¤ `B. the active', Fél. June 13 .i. primda nó ergna, O'Dav. 262. breasda .i. príomhdha, no beodha, no suilbhir, O'Cl. b.¤ ebraice, bresith Genes, b.¤ didiu cenēlta nó caom nó griandae O'Mulc. 142. cethir brāithir buirr, b.¤ (bresa, v.l.) fīan a warrior-band, ready for battle (Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. fer mór b.¤ i n-airinuch na budnisin, LL 11998 (Táin 4506). cech ní ro alaind . . . is fri Breas indtsamlaichther is b.¤ ┐ is mor in laech is mor ┐ is b. in tine, YBL 137b22 , 23 . brígda in bedg, b.¤ in forrach `spirited the onset', Met. Dinds. iii 210.5 . bé gel-chnes bresda báin-gel ` spirited ', 54.18 .

Compar. brestu (bresta MS.) cech soer a balcbruth `more vigorous' (of Christ), Blathm. 29.

brestaide

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n (bresta): b.¤ a nomine bresitor (? εὐρεσιλογία, Corm. Tr. p. 25 ) .i. [qua]citas , Corm. Y 173.

brestaigid

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v (bresta): ro lúathaig a láma ┐ ro brestaig na béminna he put force in the blows (?). Fianaig. 94.12 .

Bresual

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x see 1 bresal.

1 brét

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x see bréit.

? 2 brét

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n in etymol. gloss: enbret .i. en uisce ┐ b.¤ arbor, Corm. 18.

Breta

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x see Bretain.

brétach

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Forms: Brédach, Brédcha

n [ā, f.] (bréit). Brédach (n. loc.) f., IGT Decl. § 37. gen. na Brédcha , ex. 959 . broken pieces, fragments, breakage: atchiu fadb leis na bretaig, TBC 2764 (see s.v. bréit). co nderna bretaig mbriste da sciat[h], CCath. 3631. frisin mbrédaigh sloigh echtrann `broken army of outlanders', 1308 . nach téid cuing ná bréadach ar an mbromach saddle-cloth (?), Eochairsg. 56.39 .

See Hog. Onom. s. Brédach , B.

brétaid

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Forms: bréited

v (bréit) breaks in pieces; hacks: Brianan bretsatar fir whom men shattered, LL 13445. co musdail sét na biasta na dochum ┐ na mbretat i naigib, BB 372b36 . (nambrethed, Dinds. 42 ). amal no bretfatis mo baill-si (= effusaque membra), CCath. 5144. Vn. bréited.

Bretain

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Forms: Britain, Bhreatain Bheag

pn pl. (Lat. Brittones, see O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. 446f .).

(a) Inhabitants of Britain, British, Britons : Saxain ┐ B. ┐ fir Alban, Anecd. i 13.20 (SCano 441). na B. . . . na mBretan, Corm. 9. C. nam bretan `C. of the Britons', Thes. ii 240.2 ( Ardm. 17b31 ). ro gab Bretnu, ZCP xi 57 § 5. di Bretnaib, Trip. 78.3 . Britain, Auraic. 2537. Later Wales, the Welsh: sluagad mor la Rig Saxan i mBretnaib, Ann. Conn. 1245.5 . itir rig Saxan ┐ rig Breatean, Ann. Inisf. 1282.4 . Note also: do Brethnaib, O'Mulc. 726.

(b) Later as sg. f. (Roman) Britain: Breta Mhór f., IGT Decl. § 152. an B. mór, Maund. 12. do chaomhnadh na Breatan, Keat. i 6 , 11 , 12 . d'argain na Breataine, ii 6126 , an Bhreatain, Keat. ii 892. oiléan na Breatan Móire `the island of Great Britain', 5823 . Wales: Cambria da ngair- thear Breatain aniú, Keat. ii 5826. atā an fhairg' ar gach taobh do Bhreatuin, acht amháin an taobh shoir, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xii 15.7 . Armorica, da ngairthear anois an Bhreatain Bheag Brittany , Keat. ii 6229. go Breatain na Fraingce da ngoirthear Armorica, 5830 .

Compd. a mBretanmuigh, ZCP xiii 3 § 3.

See Britain.

See Hog. Onom.

Bretanach

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x see Bretnach.