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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x see bretnas.

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.

2 bri

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n flame; anger, wrath (?), curse (?) : bri gach ṅ-accais, Corm. 8 (= cach n-ogus, Corm. Y 149 ). am bri danae (.i. am bréo, sic leg., LL 1560 ) = am brigh dond (BB), IT iii 61 - 62 § 123 .

3 bri

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n Apparently abstracted fr. bríathar. Expld. as word, speech : bri ┐ rethor .i. breuis ┐ orathor (`orator. This gloss seems an etymology of . . . `brīathar',' n.8), O'Mulc. 159. bri .i. briathar ut est tisca bri ban finn .i. tinnscedal uim briathra na mban fia[l] nó taithnemach `i.e. word', O'Dav. 232. `b.' (brigh, brídh, v.ll.) briathar, Met. Gl. D 17 , Lec. Gl. 261 , Stowe Gl. 235. brí no brígh .i. briathar, O'Cl. bri .i. briathar (in expl. of brimon smetrach), Auraic. 1329. See bri(a)mon. bricht .i. bri ocht .i. ocht mbriathra and, 1427 . bricht .i. brigh a hocht .i. brigh briathar .i. hocht mbriathar and, 4482 . dobértha bretha co mb.¤ (: haenmí), Acall. 7430. ? co mbríg (bri, v.ll.) deóraid, Met. Dinds. iii 184.15 . bri cen dochta (glossed briathar co ttegoscc no co munadh, note 1), Leb. Gab. 194.11 . ? Cf. LL 37044 cited s. 1 brí.

4 bri

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adj expld. as short, near , see exx. cited s. 1 brí.

-bria

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x see 1 bronnaid.

briad

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n appar. judging, verdict : mairg bias isin mbriaidh mbrisc- sin (i.e. doomed to Hell), ZCP vi 265 § 15. In B. na f.: briadh (.i. fuighell) molta Dhē ō nach fuil / ní thuillit muir a braon, ZCP v 487 § 14. brath .i. b.¤ .i. fuigheall. ┐ fuigheall on mbreithir brath, O'Cl.

briaid

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