brethnas

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x see bretnas.

brethnugad

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u, m. vn. of brethnaigid. Also breithniugad. act of judging, deciding, examining, considering : do badur 'gā b. cid dogéndais re B., Acall. 2144 v.l. do bhrethnughadh threabh nIsrael = to judge, RSClára 150b . súas dā mbeinn dā mbreathnughadh `if I were to go back (in your pedigree) examining them' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 402. a bhreathnughadh go raibhe drong d'fhíréanchaibh do láthair bhreitheamhnais do dhéanamh ar Chríost, TSh. 3200. do lucht a bhreath- nuighthe to those who reflect on it, 2444 . da mbē áoinní ann re a bhrethnughadh = if there be anything to be informed, RSClára 132a . gur ghabh ag breithniughadh ┐ ag mion- fhéachain na hEasa uaidh to examine and survey, Celt. Rev. x 139.6 . judgment, decision, opinion : ic tur bret[h]naigthi ettorra fein ┐ Poimp seeking a decision (in battle) between himself and P., CCath. 5021. dob é a mbreathnughadh `their opinion' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 1622. ursa breithnighthe gréas ngill, DDána 73.43 `pillar of judgment' (of a poet), Irish Monthly 1920, 112 § 43 . fágaim fá breathnughadh an leigh- theora cia córa a mheas, etc. I leave to the reader's judgment, Eochairsg. 11.22 .

brethugad

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n = brethnugad: coro glethe a mbrethugud till a decision about them should have been reached, LU 8473 ( FB 33 ). Cf. 8748 ( FB 56 ), 8871 ( FB 66 ). roleicsiut do Fhland . . . brethugadh na caingne-si, Anecd. ii 74.17 . With FOR: icc brethugudh for a ngnimaibh gaiscidh `adjudging their deeds of valour', CCath. 5972. anamain ┐ brethugud adjudication (?), IT iii 58.1 .

Bretnach

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Forms: Brethnach, Breatnach

adj o, ā (Bretain) also Brethnach. belonging to Britain, British : dorála coblach b.¤ do chur i purt, SG 408.7 . ra taeb ech ṁb. ṁblathmín, LL 7145. dosbēraind . . . ech B. duit `a Welsh steed', Aisl. MC 45.16 . in t-ech brethnach, Laws v 438.8 Comm. gailliti .i. laire breathnacha, O'Dav. 1051 = Laws v 220.22 Comm. Leabhar Breathnach i.e. the Irish version of Nennius's Historia Britonum, Todd. Nenn. 24 (title = Britannicus, 25 ) (see n. a). isin berla bretnuch `in the British language', 86.10 .

Subst. Breatnach, m., IGT Decl. § 11 , f., § 12 . Briton; Welsh- man : is ann doriacht bunad Patraic co bretnu. conid aire sin atberar b.¤ de, LB 13c18 . Britan Máel o tát Bretnaig in domain, LL 655 (Leb. Gab.). da Brettnach im Gædel `two Britons', RC xiii 454 § 48 ( LL 37300 ). do traetaid Breatnaig `the Welsh were subdued', Ann. Inisf. 1307.1 . Pl. as n. loc. i mBretanchaib in Britain, ZCP xiii 3 § 5.

bretnachas

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n (Bretnach) history, matter of Britain : fínít don bhreatnochas (colophon to the history of Nennius), BB 211b52 (Todd Nenn. vii).

Bretnas

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Forms: Brethnais

n [ā, f.] (Bretain) Also Brethnais. the British (later Welsh) language : Succat .i. b.¤ sen `British', Trip. 412.6 . isin bretnais, 7 . Saxanberla ┐ berla Brethnas (two of the five languages of Britania), Anecd. iii 65.3 . Gréc Laitin Bretnais co mblaid, SG 348.7 . rolabair asin mbretnais amail bhud hé a berla bunaid, Lism. L. 2538. isin Breatnais, Auraic. 633. isin mBretnus . . . ┐ is combrec, 3208 ; cf. combrecc . . . .i. goor gach solus i suidi, Corm. Y 675. san Bhreathnais . . . san Ghaedhilg, Keat. ii 1030.

Compd. sluagh . . . Bretan . . . ina mbróin . . . Bretnais- berlaig, MR 214.z .

bretnas

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Forms: brethnas, bretnasc, brettnas

n [ā, f.] (Bretain ?) also brethnas. brooch, pin : b.¤ .i. brat-nas, arindí aranaisc brat, O'Mulc. 141. brethnais .i. delg, . . . .i. inní sníes trena brat .i. a dealg `brooch', O'Dav. 315. b.¤ arnaisc a brat ime, O'D. 975 (H. 3.17, 679e). breath- nas .i. dealg. ó bhratnasc tig, oir as ionann nasc ┐ ceangal, O'Cl. b.¤ bānōir dā uṅga ndēc, Corm. Y 141 = bretnasc etc., Corm. 7. b.¤ argit co mbrephnib óir inna brut, LU 1809 (ICM). téora bretnassa órdai inna mbrattaib, 7249 (BDD). sreth . . . di bretnasaib óir ┐ argit, 1709 (ICM). do imdidnad a mbratnas (a b.¤ , LU), TBC² 245. bretnass (breatnais v.l.) gelairgit i timthach in bruit `a brooch' RC lxxiv 200.4 . b.¤ torrach trencend sin brutt osa brunni, TBC 205. brettnas, 5426 . cumtaige ┐ brettnasa óir ┐ argait, LL 2023. étaige ┐ timthaige ┐ brethnasa, TTr.² 889.

bretnasach

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adj o, ā (bretnas): 'sī muncach bratach bretnusach ` wearing . . . a brooch ', Aisl. MC 97.5 .

bretnasc

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brëud

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x see breóad.

1 bri

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Forms: bria, brith

n g, f. See Thurn. Gramm. § 319 , KZ xlviii 65. hill : bri mag n-ísel, a breuitate, ut Bri Cobthaig Coil .i. mag inna biat slēbe ardae, etc., O'Mulc. 154. brī .i. tulac[h], Corm. Y 191. bri .i. tulach no fogus, ut est cingit co brigh. Brigh (leg. brí, ed.) cach n-occus .i. is amail baile dam gach inad a mbim. Nó brigh .i. cumair nó baile, O'Dav. 218. b.¤ .i. magh, no cnoc, no tulach, O'Cl. Note also b.¤ .i. gach ní as fogas duit, ib. bri .i. slíabh, ut est: muinnter Ch. . . . / lethais am bh.¤ Bhreg tar fál, Ériu xiii 65 § 52. losaid fer foirbrig ogh mabuaid mbreg mbras `of great hills', xvii 91 § 10 (MS.), xxii 42 (n. loc.). Fig. breo os bri (of God), SR 3079. See breó, tulach. b.¤ na mbreg `the princess among prin- cesses', Met. Dinds. iv 326.3 . ? a bratán os b.¤ , LU 4317. Also expld. as plain , O'Cl. mar uinche bri tuireadh glossed: magh tuireadh, note b., Hard. ii 296.2 . ro slechta maige a mórchaill / . . . / Mag nItha tes B. buadchind, LL 554 (Leb. Gab.). ? conid de atáat na bríse. Mag ṁBreoa .i. Mag ṁBreg, LL 37044. Cf. O'Mulc. 154 cited above.

Frequ. in nn. loc. See Hog. Onom. Brí Leth, Trip². 992 .i. mons, note . usque ad Bri Erigi a Bri Erigi usque ud dorsos Breg, Thes. ii 271.40 . a mBrig Leith `in Brí Léith', Ériu xii 160 § 26. do Brigh Leith, 152 § 15. oc tochailt Sídh Breg Leith, 186 § 17 . do thogail B. (read Breg, Thurn. loc. cit.; bria, brith, v.ll.) Léith láine, Met. Dinds. ii 4.22 . Muridach Tírech din B. (: rí), LU 4179 `from the Hill' (= Tara ?), Met. Dinds. ii 14.15 . Boand blagh-glan ass in B., Ériu vii 220 § 13. a mBrig Ele . . . .i. a sidh Brig Ele, RC v 202 § 21. a bruach- aib Bríg Molt, SG 362.22 .

See Brega.