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binn adj i melodious,harmonious;sweet,pleasing. Of sounds:
bindgl.consona (uoce), Ml. 24a5 .níbbad bind nach cruth
ailiugl.aliter euphoniae satisfacere non poterat, Sg. 58b5 .
45 binda pindaro (fr. Lat.pandura, ed.).i. cruit, O'Mulc. 153 ,
Corm. Y 156. classa búana bindi`choirs . . . melodious',
Fél. Prol. 181. bairtni bindi, Thes. ii 295.17 .cid binni lib . . . /
cuslennaig nó chornairi, Lg. 17. Gamut go nguth mbind,
ZCP viii 114.11 .ba b. ¤ in triar sa(of harpers), TBFr. 108.
50 rind bínd budi(of a bird), IT iii 19 § 53 , Murphy Lyrics 6 .
b. ¤ an fer sgél sgríbheand Néill a pleasing story-teller, IGT
Decl. ex. 1346.
In phr.is b. ¤ la (frequ. ofwelcometidings): nech lasmbí
bind`anyone who loves to hear it', Ériu vii 162 § 4. ba bind
55leisin righain na scela sin`the queen was pleased with the
news
', St. Ercuil 2489. With neg.nach b. ¤ leis briathra Dé
do chlos that it is unpleasing to him to hear, TSh. 1597.
As general laudatory epithet: ó thús betha (sic leg., ed.)
bind`the pleasant world', Ériu iv 128.29 .tre blaid mb. ¤
60 according to sweet reason, ZCP viii 106.1 .coinnmed teóra
mblíadan ṁbind, LU 346 (ACC Comm.).macān mall secht
mblīadan mbind, ZCP vi 266 § 2. mēraid go brāth mb. ¤ ,
ML² 744. Cf.alsobenn.
In cheville:cid ord bind, LL 15466 ( Trip. 532 § 15 ).
65 Equative(appar. in sense ofCompar.):binnithir cach ceól
a héstecht sweeter, LU 1953 ( FA 2 ).binnidir téta mendchrot,
TBC 209. ba bindighther il-ceola in domain uile íad`sweeter',
BNnÉ 91 § 197 .Compar. bindiugl.sonorius, Sg. 21b2 .ba
binniu cec céol in chrot, LU 626 (Acc Comm.).binni laoidib
70a labrad`sweeter than songs', Ériu ii 16 § 4. Superl. timpan
ina laim iss binnium bui, RC iii 344.6 .ba binnim (Eg.,
binniu,LL) lemso . . . / sían no geibtis micc Uislenn, Lg. 17.
Compds. (a)With nouns and vnn.:ar a bhinncleircheacht
`for his melodious clerical offices', Caithr.CC § 4. 17 .ar ghné,
75ar bhinnḟialbhuga, ar bháigh pleasing generosity, DDána 91.29 .
bindfogur na cuisleann n-órdae sweet sound, BDD² 1008.
bindfodhrugud in claidib`musical twang' (Gloss.), 1007 .ag
bindgabail mo psalm, Anecd. iii 4.15 .binn-ghol ar binsibh
's ar bórdaibh gentle weeping, Keat. Poems 163. ar chotlud
80cāin bindris (: indlis) of sweet dreams, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 24 § 1. see ZCP xvii 274 n. 4.
bendan bo cach lóide . . . bo cona bindsian`melodious
lowing
', O'Dav. 226 (see Ériu xiii 27 ).
(b)With adjj. Indvandvacompds.:in bard bindbras,
Anecd. i 58.4 .seanfhocul glan glóir bhionnghaoith of sweet
85and wise utterance
, Magauran 2349 .dia beirt bindgil / tuc
Eirc ingin Loairn, Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 8 ( LL 23728 ).a threabh
bhionnghlan bhláithshleamhain(to a ruined monastery),
DDána 122.2 .
(c)With adjj. derived from nouns:fer bulid binnbriathrach,
Ann. Conn. 1307.9 .go gormchailltibh . . . binneltacha
5 abounding in songbirds, Caithr. Thoirdh. 13.15 .gáir binn-
fhocalach ban séimh, KMMisc. 50.15 .buabhall bláith
bionnfoghrach sweet-sounding, FM v 1570.2 .buabhall
bionnglorach go mbuaidh ninnscne, vi 2298.6 .

binn- xseebenn.

10 binnán xseebennán.

binne n[iā,f.] (binn) melodiousness,sweetness: contuil . . . frissa
ceól ar a bindi, Im. Brain 2. co mb. ¤ cheóil, LU 2054 ( FA 13 ).
Buas buinne a bladhaoibh beinde (: Elle)`B., a torrent of
melodious sound
' (?), Keat. i 166.6 (perh.g s.ofbenn).
15In cheville:co ṁbindi (: rindi), Fél. Aug. 27. Expld. as
truth: `an' is `rann,' `ban' is `binne' / anmonna íad
d'ḟírinne, Met. Gl. 27 § 34. Asn.pr. m. prímhrechtairi na
Temrach .i. Binde Bóinde, Acall. 1469. ?Orgain Duin B.,
Anecd. ii 47.15 .

20 1 binnech adj o, ā(binn) sweet-sounding: Eochu Bindech`the
Tuneful
', Trip. 152.19 . Asn. pr.:Bindech,a quoCenēl
mBinnig (mbinnid,MS.), ZCP viii 293.10 .

? 2 binnech xsee2 bennach.

binnigid v(binn) lit.makes sweet, harmonious: donaib hí bin-
25digeddargl.modolantibus, Sg. 10a9 .cassbairnne . . . / is brass
mar nos binnige, IT iii 106.23 .

binnius n u,m.(binn) Thurn. Gramm. § 104(b) . melodiousness,
sweetnessofsound;pleasure,mirth: bindiusgl.sonoritatem,
Sg. 5a3 .trisin mbindius trissa cantar in gnimai hisin, Ml.
30 122c2 , 136a8 .in bindius tánaise indegaid ṅguttaegl.
euphoniam, Sg. 5a2 .ni dechor ṁbindiusa, 23a2 .ar tucait
mbinniusa`for the sake of euphony', Auraic. 634. buaid
bindisso, LU 10185. b. ¤ airfitig inna guth, MU² 749. a dūana,
a binniusa, a cētla, Ériu iv 163.11 .o na Moyisib .i. dei in
35bindisa, TTebe 2676 .bidh b. ¤ co certus isin metur ┐ b. ¤ cen
certus isin rithim` melody ', O'Dav. 1219. bamar tra co mb. ¤
mor `merriment(orsweetness, harmony),' Todd Lect. vi 54.5 .
dorat . . . bindius ┐ cupdius foaib(of psalms), Hib. Min. 5.156 .

bin(n)se xseebein(n)se.

40 bintén n o,m.(binit). Alsobinntén. (a) rennet,cheese-curds(?):
[-]agulum.i.binntén , RC vii 96.10 .bindhean(leg. bindén, ed.)
` cheese-runnet ', Eg. Gl. 706. bindean(ben-dean) ` cheese,
rennet', P. O'C.
(b) Name of plant producing rennet, appar. used to prepare
45dye, see Mann. and Cust. i ccccii , prob. =binit (b):snáth
dearg, oland ḟind . . . / blaan buidi ┐ bindén, BR² 1683.

bíodánach: adj gan dul fa gcuairt go bíodanach o thigh go tigh
` tatling ', Donl. 350.11 .bíodarnach, Eg. Gl. 94. See Dinn.
s.v. béadánach .

50 bíol n(Engl. loanword):b. ¤ `aviol ', Eg. Gl. 713. an chláirseach ┐
an bhiól, Is. v 12.

1 bir n u,n.Laterm.O. Ir.biur,b. ¤ a s. biur, TBC² 1255 ,a
nōmadṁbir , 1258 .d s. biur, LU 5733. n a p. beura, Sg. 67b11
( Thurn. Gramm. 198 ).b. ¤ m., IGT Decl. § 71. g p. bear,
55 ex. 1544 , bearann(: fearann), ex. 1541 .
Stake,spit;point;spear;spike: beuragl.sudes, Sg. 67b11 .
sudum.i. inna[m]bir, Gild. Lor. 152. bira ueru , O'Mulc. 151.
braga .i. b. ¤ -āga. Aige ainm b. ¤ , Corm. Y 161. berid .ix.
mbera culind . . . laiss nine spits of holly(for use as spears),
60 LU 5726. sríd N. biur for C.C., 5728 .for rind in bera, 5729 .
focheird-sium b. ¤ for C., TBC 1947. biaid do chend ar bir,
3476 .for rindriis na mbera, LU 5733. gan nach n-arm . . . acht
b. iairn ina láim, TBC 4245. beara iaraind, Todd Nenn. 60.3 .
coica bera ara mbái rind / tuc leis do beraib cáirthind,
65 RC vii 300.9 , 10 .nochan fuaratar b. ¤ na bundsach isin tsligid-sin,
Ann. Conn. 1225.12 .secht mbeara fiched d'iaron aithleghtha,
RC xxix 124 § 27. co mberaib gera iairn`with sharp spikes
of iron
', PH 1240. bera bodba biraithi`darts', Cog. 160.27 .
do soighdib . . . ┐ do beraib birgéra ┐ do laighnibh . . . lánmóra,
70 Acall. 2829 v.l. do hinnledh na beara ┐ na r[e]anna uile ar a
cheann`spears and darts', RC xxix 124 § 31. an bior ar nach
rabha rinn, DDána 3.38 .agá dtreaghdadh do bhearaibh
troma teinntidhe(one of the pains of hell), TSh. 1979. gin
bera gin slegadh`stakes or spikes', Laws i 304.17 Comm.
75 i ninde bera na corad stake of the (fishing) weir, Ériu xvii 68
§ 9.12 ( Laws iv 212.12 Comm. )ineich doberar a ind in uisci,
for ind in bera, in t-iasc, Laws v 478.8 Comm. go mbearuibh
omhna`with wooden shafts' (notes), O'R. Poems 684. mé
do lá b. ¤ 'na bonnaib`I thrust a spike into His feet',
80 Ériu iv 114.21 .lorg bear a bhonn mbeoghonta, DDána 54.14 .sa
derna do bhí fan mbir (: fuilngir), IGT Decl. ex. 1149.
b. ¤ bodba`warlike point', TTebe 2818 .acht muna faice bera
no slega`unless he saw the dangerous thing', (lit. `spikes or
spears
',) Laws i 178.15 Comm. iii 500.23 Comm. Cf. beara
85.i. sleagha, O'Cl.
Cooking or roastingspit: b. ¤ bruinnes, LL 3649 (see Petrie
Tara, Plate 8).b. ¤ co lúdh, YBL 419a27 (Petrie Tara 189, 5-9).
b. ¤ Neithin, fulacht na Morrígna, inneóin in Dagda`N.'s spit',
Triads 120 .ro iorlamhaighsit . . . do bhior ┐ do choire by
roasting and boiling
, TFrag. 72.15 .féoil om ar beraib
5ca[e]rthind`on spits of rowan', RC vii 300.16 .láeig beca ar
beraib / a fedaib Cáibden, LL 37949 ( SG 364.33 ).
Other applications:fūaratar bās do beruib / ōn muic
dísgir druimremuir`by the tusks' (of a boar), Fianaig. 54.19 .
dothuit hi Fidga . . . di bir ois antler(?), ZCP xii 238 § 63.
10 earca brech biathuis da b. ¤ .i. gai`countless wolves fed he
with his spear
' ( MS. Mat. 481.11 ), LL 380b38 = LL 6398.
`plug or tent for a wound(?),' TBC St. Gloss.:do lingetar a
bera (sic leg., ed.) dhe,ib. 4905 .Expld. ashandinB. na
f.: beara (.i. lāmha) nach lang (.i. fada), ZCP v 484 § 6
15(= ZCP iii 378.13 ).
Compds. With nouns:foghluim an bhiorchleasa`dart-
feat
', RC xxix 126 § 32. barrthagar / birchogad, IT iii 105
§ 208 .bir-crand (.i. in berb-crand, 484.18 Comm.)treige
n-urcomail, Laws v 482.28 .biorchrainn caola slender arrows,
20 DDána 111.23 .do gaínib ┐ birínib ┐ slegínib ┐ birchruadib
`hard points' (Táin 2222), TBC 2544 = LU 6401. bir
chúaille (? birch.)`sharp spike', Im. Brain 65.28 .garbeccur
grainemail do birfiaclaib barrglassa`of spiky teeth', CCath.
4027. Trí Bior-ghaoithe an Bháis`Three Shafts of Death'
25(here perh. in sense oftentfor a wound, C. O'Rahilly, Éigse
ix 186 ), TSh. p. 1. le racht biorghlóir`in sharp-voiced rage',
Ó Bruad. iii 212.14 .sída is sróll . . . / sréin is buabae is
birtenga, some kind (or part) of horse's headdress (?),
SG 249.21 .
30With adjj.:in torc . . . cusna fiaclaibh bir-athi, Laws v
444.16 Comm. eich . . . bir-cheanda with pointed heads,
BR 212.10 .do bogadaib bircennaip, CCath. 5442. cor bo
birḟocus cach fonnud issin charput sin next to a point, TBC
2544. do gháibh bega birghéra, Acall. 1802. do beraib bodba
35birguirt rinnaithi keen-pointed, CCath. 3154. Seeberach (b).