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1 blá n shout,cry: bla .i. gair . . . bla tighe moir Midchuarta
(but see1 blaí), O'Dav. 328. bla .i. gáir, O'Cl. ?is scél búan
80cen bél-gus mbla (mblá,v.l.) / dia ṡlúag ra delbus sunda, Met.
Dinds. iv 10.15 .fichtib bla`with shoutings manifold', 216.21 .
Note also:bla .i. blaoscc, ut est. traigis lathrach lochet ia (leg.
la) blae maidmmic (sic) la blaosg maidm, O'C. 2755 ( Eg. 88,
80b ).Cf. lochait [la] bl[o]edmand crand, RC xxvi 46.1 . report,
85 fame: nítat nuabla`they are no new fames', Thes. ii 295.8 .
ni bla borb, LB 241a11 =blad, ZCP iii 222.13 .mac Bricrend
ro brunned bla, LU 10555. co llín bla, Met. Dinds. iii 258.15 .
See1 blad.

2 blá adj(Lat.flavus, Vendryes, De Hibernicis Vocabulis) yellow:
bla .i. buidhe . . . bla dét et docíthí dadae a n-Oenach Life,
5┐ rl.(`the quotation is corrupt,' ed.), O'Dav. 195. Cf. blaith
.i. buidhe . . . adciadis a nAenach Lipthi broga for aghaib
bleithi, eich fo berti blaithi, 322 .bla dét donn tenge, 588 .
bla .i. buidhe, O'Cl. ?fo nelaib bla, SR 3339. ?buidnib
b. ¤ , 3423 .
10Compd.trī bearrtha blāibuidi foraib(description of three
warriors), TBC² 3321. bogada blathi blabuidi, Cog. 158.23 .

3 blá nalsoblaí,blae f. green,lawn,level field,plain: bla .i.
faithche, O'Cl. gáir a ṡlúaig ós blai bruidne (as bla brune,
[.i. ua]s faigthi in b[ai]le,v.l.) `green', Met. Dinds. iv 368.15 .
15 oin eich agar (sic leg.) for bla, Laws v 278.4 .doberar carpat
ind ríg forsin ṁblai, LL 14560. in tan roanic in carpat cend
na blae, 14572 .bennachais blae óinaig Tailtin, Trip. 70.30 .
segda cairptech docing rot / . . . / alaind lúadam luades blai
(: Fidgai), LU 3800 ( SC 37 ).ar ind uaig os fertais blae, Acall.
20 4114. suainem tar blái foa ndichet carpat, O'Mulc. 759.
Place,ground: `bladh' (bla,v.l.) baile, Met. Gl. 25 § 20.
bláe .i. baile . . . bláe feadha dia ndocrion cobra, O'Dav. 212.
amail oin a mbla apta, Laws v 194.1 Comm. Cf. amail oin;
in baile i napad . . . amail oín i ninad eipiltneach, iii 218.16
25Comm. it ríched bladmar ar ṁbla / a Rí in talman in toga,
LL 855. as í rom-alt fo céttblae`in the first place', Moling 26 .
ós bla`over the spot', Met. Dinds. iv 130.19 .for blai (.i.
faichthi), LU 10280. Cf. ní ar bhladh éan urla[i]nn romalt,
Content. xxiv 7 , see n. 8 . ?ardomroet rí carrge blai / ma
30gabtha gaí duane dó, IT iii 42.4 .logh a bla(of an artifact),
O'C. 404 (H. 3.18, 224b).
Compd.leithdíri da blāi-neimthib(blanimtibh,v.l.)
` sanctuaries ', Cáin Ad. 36.

4 blá n m.alsoblaí. boundary(mark);enclosure: in da bla dec
35frisi cuindrighter crich`the twelve marks by which a boundary
is defined
', Laws iv 142.8 Comm. bla imfoghla; crich do teid
uisce glaise airm fo leanad ín da comarba ím da biad for
cechtar ín da leithe. Adsuigaidhter cricha for sin, 144.10
Comm. bla mucnaige .i. crích son inchoisce cet bona crann
40no cuaille i talum no dibell muilinn no sendroiched fo tuind,
O'C. 33 (H.3.18, 13).bla reime. Crich son incoisce rout rig
no tuaithi . . . no bothar. Is blai críche insin, 34 (14).
(B. na f.)cechaing . . . tar dorus an bla amauch,
ZCP viii 102.18 =dorus na ratha, Ériu ii 186.17 .

45 5 blá xsee1 blaí.

blaäd xseeblaïd.

? blaán n(2 blá):snáth dearg ┐ glas ┐ oland ḟind ┐ b. ¤ ┐
bindén, BR² 1623. blaan buidi ┐ bindén, 1683 .

blach xseebluch.

50 1 blad n u, later alsoā,f.? Orig.n. n s. b. ¤ ṅglicc, Trip. 534.10 .
a s. b. ¤ , LU 4267. d s. b. ¤ , LL 16338 ,blaid, 15289 .g s. blada,
15297 ,blaide, 4372 .n p. b. ¤ , Fianaig. 4.19 .bladh .b. (ón chlú),
IGT Decl. § 40. bladh .f. (ón chlú, add.v.ll.), § 95 .
Fame,renown; in pl. somet.famous deeds,glories,triumphs
55(i.e.of aruleror aking'sreign): bladh .i. clú, O'Cl. blath .i.
moladh,ibid. cé tara nech lín a b. ¤ `though some famous man
should come
' (ed. n., SC² 734 ) LU 3927 ( SC 44 ).mo briathar
is mo b. ¤ , TBC 3681. ceannach blaidhe .i. bás`purchase of
fame
', ML 100.16 .rīgfad domhain . . . / muna chosnat fēin a
60mbladh, K. and H. 28. baile i fuair blaid (: thaig) is bríg
`grew to fame', Ériu vii 224 § 40. a b. ¤ ┐ a airdercus, TTr.² 755.
as fada atú can mo bladh . . . do thogbail`long in raising my
renown
', TTebe 4061 .do Maolmuadh ba becc a bladh / airdri
Cassil do marbhadh, Cog. 88.28 .leath an bhladha ag
65Bréithneachaibh, O'R. Poems 456. damhna bloidhe, IGT
Decl. ex. 1122. bladh bréige ┐ āireamh gan fhochonn ┐ clú
fáis, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xix 758 .a bratt co mblaid`his
noble mantle
', Ériu vii 225 § 46. na sinnsir . . . / nach bíodh
fa bhladh, PBocht 2.16 .ceōl fa bloidh`famous music', Ériu
70 iv 174.15 .aird-cheannas Éireann / . . . ar bhuadh ar bhlaidh
(: ríoghaibh), Content. xxx 20. (Of a prince's reign)sé
bliadna ar b. ¤ , MacCarthy 156.17 .cóic bliadna ar blaid, 164.9 .
foruacht fria blada sin Bruig his triumphs were set at naught
at the Brug
, LL 15856. ba borrband balc for blada / la D.,
75 15904 .dá ndeich sé bliadna ar bladaib, 24139 .
Freq. in chevilles:forcanat b. ¤ , Fianaig. 4.19 .tre blaid
mbinn, ZCP viii 106.1 .datta in b. ¤ , MacCarthy 144.5 .bāig
go mbloidh, ZCP viii 114.29 .
In prov.is būaine b. ¤ inā seōid, K. and H. 28.9 .is búaine
80bladh 'ná saeghal, Im. Brain 63.2 . As attrib.g s.:cethracha
bliadanblaidi `forty famous years', Ann. Conn. 1270.18 .
co tuc failte blada doib, LB 238c46 (ACC Comm.). pn
As name of Cú Chulainn'sspear: B. ar Bladaib a ainm-
side, LL 13941.
85Compds. With adjj.isin beluch blad-adbail`high in
renown
', Met. Dinds. iii 158.14 .claideb Golai . . . / fri brig
ṁbladailc, SR 6183. rogabsat Banba mbladbil of good fame,
Rawl. 83a34 .cen nach ṁbríg ṁbládbrais rofeis, SR 1679.
os Banba bladbricc` various-famed ', MacCarthy 424.18 .
bricht bladmas, IT iii 40 § 36.
5With nouns:mór a bladalt, TBC 3521. samlaithir fri
bladbail ṁbla / otha thalmain co hésca, SR 415. B. na
mbladbann of the famous deeds, SG 335.34 .bladfhocal ón
bladfocal / a Chríst tair dom anacul, 389.15 .nir ba h-aith-
errach . . . bisig na bladh-nóis, MR 314.22 .Buais, buinni ar
10bladaoibh binni`famous delight of melody', Leb. Gab. 64.10 .
dar Ard mBresta mbladáibe, SG 373.12 =ṁbladaíbi, LL
6924.
See1 blá.