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borb adj o, ā. See ZCP xxviii 68 - 69 . (a) foolish,silly,senseless;
stupid,ignorant,unlearned;rude,uncouth: dangníid borpgl.
35 stultus fiat, Wb. 8d9 .a galatu burpugl.O insensati Galatae,
19b4 .is b. ¤ dásachtach . . . cech duine o'n gentligecht, PH
724. b. ¤ anbfhossad`rude', 727 .adrad na ndee mbalb mb. ¤ ,
730 .b. ¤ ┐ dúr o cridhe(=stolidus ingenio et durus corde),
4656 .is borbb (: ord) nad aithgiuin a cheird` uncultured ',
40 Ériu ix 48 § 26. is b. ¤ nách rofiarfaige / rīchedh an Rīgh,
ZCP viii 201.29 .is b. ¤ sráinfius cách a clann`it is senseless for
anyone to overthrow his children
', Fianaig. 74.13 .is b. ¤ duid
sin da rad rium-sa` foolhardy ', St. Ercuil 1002. duine b. ¤
neimh-leitirda(stultus et insipiens, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr.
45 1199. =rudis, 1509 .comad b. ¤ fiadh Dia inti legas in
Gaedhelg`rude', Auraic. 49. is b. ¤ nad léga uncultured, Fél.
188.10 .sé b. ¤ brogda bachlachda uncouth , LU 8519 ( FB 37 ).
comtinol sloig buirb barbarda . . . do gallaib insi Orc, Cog.
152.14 .Ofstone,etc.: mó na ail b. ¤ chloche i clud`rough-
50hewn stone
' ( Met. Dinds. iv 138.31 ), LL 29915. ní slios b. ¤
unpolished(?), DDána 119.34 .
In chevilles:míad nad b. ¤ , LL 3732. b. ¤ in breth, MacCarthy
46.15 .
(b) fierce,rough,rude,violent,harsh;arrogant: lassar b. ¤
55`fierce flame', PH 2105. lámh as bh. ¤ re biodhbhadhaibh,
DDána 21a.11 .drong . . . nach b. ¤ mbreath`whose decrees are
gentle
', Studies 1920, 567 § 17 .baránta b. ¤ . . . lán do chon-
fadh catha, TSh. 1072. bríathra borba=grievous words,
Prov. xv 1. buidhne borba, Keat. Poems 1225. do choib-
60segud . . . in galair buirb ra-s-básaig ┐ ro-s-bánaig`violent
sickness
', CRR 2. in muir b. ¤ baeglach, ML² 672. íoc-luibhe
borba(of troubles, hardship,etc.), TSh. 8195. do budh b. ¤ ren
a brethnugadh co madh tualaing a fhaisneis`it were pride . . .
to deem
', BCC 431. b., díscir, fuileach`fierce, cruel', Eg. Gl.
65 99. (in complimentary sense)D. dúin móir / mín beoda b. ¤
stern , Caithr. Thoirdh. 49.3 . Prov.b. ¤ gach áth bhlaghas a
bhruach turbulent(?), DDána 3.36 .
Compar. burbbu borbgnīm mebaid for Ulto fiercest of any
fierce exploits
, Arch. Hib. ii 62 § 48. Fig. is burba an mhuir
70se na mailíse, TSh. 2067. Adv. co b. ¤ severely , Smaointe B.
Chr. 2532.
(c)Assubst. b. ¤ na haineolach`silly . . . person', Laws v
6.11 Comm. a buirb ┐ a aneolaig, PH 2214. a latrandu ┐ a
burbu(=uos latrones et stulti,cf. Math. xxi 12 ), 4530 .b. ¤
75cráibthech co nanecnu, Ériu i 198.2 .nobuirtís na buirb` clowns ',
TTr² 1875 .nī mess buirb, ZCP vi 267 § 9. ba lua fri borba
(in list of impossible undertakings), BB 419b39 (burbae?).
gorbo saigin buirb ar baoth-mhacaib a mbēimenna, ML² 1731.
badach (leg.bágach, ed.) cach b. ¤ , Arch. iii 228.33 .Of animals:
80 ni mo bar fis no fis na mborp archeana the knowledge of the
beasts
, YBL 157b21 .fuil b. ¤ ainindli a n-aimsir laith`fierce . . .
animals
', Laws v 152.5 .i. cullaig ┐ tairb ┐ reitheda . . .,
154.28 Comm.
See1 lúa,lúar,sundelb.
85Compds. With nouns (incl. vnn.):borb erlabra(=stultilo-
quia), PH 6879 ,re borb-airlech fierce slaughter, MR 156.10 .
rias a mbaoí an boirbbriseadh, FM v 1646.17 .clochan da
borbchon, Acall. 3675. ri borbdigail ar gach nech notuillfed,
Fen. 116.5 .is blagh . . .dá bhoirb-éachtaibh . . . máthair
gan mhac, TSh. 1168. do borb[ḟ]hrichnum`unskilled service'
5(in maintaining a mill), Ériu xvii 72.z ( Laws iv 216.22 Comm. ).
borbgal na curad, LL 17284 ( RC xlvii 311.z ).Brandub na
mborb-gíall, Ériu i 130.26 .ri Firu Bolg ba borbgne uncouth
of form
, LL 938. bráu borb-leṅg`wild-whirling mill-stone',
Met. Dinds. iv 94.14 .biodhgadh barramhail boirbretha`(he
10started it off) at a great pace
, Ériu v 178.33 .'na borb-ruathar
in a furious onrush, ML 52.33 .a bhille bhig bhoirbsgéalaigh
`with rude tidings', Ir. Review 1913, 623 § 3 .ben M. na
mborbṡlatt ṁbind of the . . . strong scions, RC xlvii 307.11 .
borbtsoillsi na maidhne, ZCP x 305.5 . Seestúag.i-ndeirge
15mborb-tuile . . .`of fierce passions', Laws v 456.27 Comm.
séideadh borb-thonn(=spiritus procellarum), TSh. 6197.
Withn. pr. ag borb-Eōgan, ML² 163. Withn. loc. la Dond
ṁbrogda ṁborb-Emna, Met. Dinds. iii 374.2 .
With adjj.:fear bríoghach boirbeódha`fierce and viva-
20cious
', FM v 1484.15 . With adjj. derived from nouns:co
bithnertmur, borbaiccentach` cruelly ', ZCP vi 32.7 .rucastar
bern bruitti borbainbthenach, Caithr. CC 16. an bith
[b]orbamsach (ammus ? amus ?), ZCP viii 212 § 60. an
mhuir bhorb-bhaoghlach, ML 46.13 .tri trom-gairi borb-
25buadnusacha`fierce, exulting . . . shouts', MR 178.10 .muc-
naid cach borb-chraideach`every dull-minded person is
sullen
', ZCP xvii 67 § 62. an boirbfreagartach biodhbadh,
ZCP x 276 § 2. do [shluagh] bhorbghasda, DDána 87.9 .ina
buindeadhaibh borbghloracha, TBC St. 3238. borbpecac
30(of sacrificing a woman to the Nile), Ir. Astr. Tr. 52.11 .
borb-ráitech` menacing ', MR 194.9 .i srothaibh borb-
thonnacha, TSh. 1981. na briathra borbuathbasacha sin
`wild and terrible words', Aen. 2283.

borba xseeburbae.

35 borbaigid v(borb)acts rudely, harshly: la B. nar' borbaig,
glossed:na derna burba, Gorm. Jan. 29.

borblach n(borb):atcota buille b. ¤ , 23 P 3,14 , cited Meyer
Contribb. 240 ` rudeness ' =borba, Anecd. iii 13.6 . For
borblachas?

40 borblachas n o,m.(borb) fierceness,harshness,rudeness,violence:
ni denad b. ¤ , LL 19213. a mbrigh ┐ a mborblachus ┐ a
morghal ṁiled, BB 419a44 .tre borblachus` violence' (of
injury to oxen by ploughmen), Laws iii 268.18 Comm. imain
borblachuis`boisterous driving' (of cattle,etc.), v 140.3
45Comm. ni bid borbl[ach]us do and`it is not any impropriety
in him
', ii 52.4 Comm. is sedh is agra borblachais do, ueth
ag agru fiach air, ┐ cinnte aige na dlecht ni de`unjust suing',
142.5 Comm. isedh is comairci borblachais and, neimdeitin
dligid in comairci damaging protection(?), O'C. 2034 (H.
504.22, 57a).

borbraige n(borb):rí Ulad ┐ b. ¤ Ulad archena` champions'
(`fighters(?),' Gloss.), RC xiii 40 § 10.

bord n o,m.(OE loanword with infl. in some usages of ON,
Bidrag 43, 121. See also Mod. Lang. Notes 1944, 476 .)b. ¤ m.,
55 IGT Decl. § 67. (a) edge,side,border,brink. Of land, terrain,
etc.: Buichet buird Breg, ZCP viii 262 § 12. b. ¤ ro (= re) L.
beside (?) L., Arch. Hib. ii 85 § 42. co b. ¤ in Montig`edge',
Ann. Conn. 1247.7 .ar b. ¤ Droma Cliab, 1278.3 .d'iath
Banbha na mb. ¤ n-oirrdhearc, O'Hara 1533. ar chosnumh na
60mb. mBréifneach`borders', Magauran 3241 .docum buird
na clasach`edge of the entrenchments', CCath. 2489. o b. ¤
tuaiscertach mara Torrein shore , 3019 .dar b. ¤ in daire, Acall.
1944. in med soillsigter don b. ¤ ichtarach ar a primh(of the
moon), Ir. Astr. Tr. 90.13 .im b. ¤ na habund`on the bank of
65the river
', RC vi 176.4 .b. ¤ gach átha brink, IGT Decl. ex. 993.
tar bh. an bháre over the line of the goal, RC xxix 116 § 13.
ba leis in Banba 's a buirid (buird,v.ll.: uird),
xlvii 303.17 .Of constructions, buildings: ós bhórdaib a glan-
ghrianán` eaves ', SG 111.41 .bláith sliombuidhe a buird 's a
70bruaich(in praise of a castle), DDána 119.7 .Of shipsboard;
side,gunwale,bulwark: do c[h]engladar na tēda righne . . .
dona ruadborduib, ML² 682. doroich long muinteri Cesair
b. fria b. ¤ risin luing`side by side with the ship', CCath. 2055.
cach mb. ¤ ┐ cach leth don luiṅg(` plank '), TTebe 1995 .b. ¤ na
75luinge, Acall. 7000. for b. ¤ in curaig`on the gunwale', RC xiv
48 § 55. tiaghaid asteach ar b. ¤ loinge`on board ship', Fl.
Earls. 8.6 .
In phr.tar b. ¤ (cf. rola tar b. ¤ na loingi san fairgi`threw him
overboard
', Aen. 1000. luid dar b. ¤ `she leapt overboard', Met.
80Dinds. iv 4.27 ):dorochair dar b. ¤ he was killed, MacCarthy
186.7 .cuirfidh badhbh beadhg tar b. ¤ will spring overboard
(i.e.will alight, go into action on the battlefield ?), ML 122.10 .
da marbhar C. / ni mu[irfet] duine dhá és, / nocha dtiobar
lem (bem,v.l.) tar bo[rd] I won't go too far(?), TBC St. 2708.
85 gal co ndechaid tar b. ¤ amach valour that flowed over(i.e.that
had no bounds), Fél. 262 § 27.
Further applications:co ṅgé[i]s badb dia burd dia blaí
`from its rim' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 5. co rascailt a
sciath o bili co b. ¤ , TTebe 4277 .dar borddaib na carpat,
TFerbe 19 .coro dóirt a trí tonna dar borddaib di over the
5sides
(of a vat), 199 .a bhi ar burd ardain handle on the side
of a drinking vessel
(?) (to a person), IT iii 99 § 165. corn . . . /
atá d'ór ina bórduib`in its circumference', SG 138.12 .deich
m-bruit co n-a m-bórdaib d'ór gold borders, BR 166.2 .ó
bhórdaibh a bróg, Keat. Poems 115.
10 (b) board,table: toccbuither na buird(=tollitur cibus,
Meyer Contribb. 240 ), Aisl. Tund. 93 § 2. dobered . . .
praind for b. ¤ , LB 233b40 .ro tógbad buird altacha órdacha
ann`jointed tables pieced together', Fianaig. 56.1 .buird do
thoccbail, Fier. 95. co roibhi in bórd ar talmhain do modh
15na seanndaine(of the Last Supper) (=mensa, Gloss.),
Smaointe B. Chr. 3231. 'na shuidhe ar bh. ¤ `at table', Dán
Dé iv 20 .ag bórd an chusduim, Mark ii 14(1810).ar an
mb. ¤ on the table, TSh. 281. inadh aoibhinn . . . go mbortt
marmair, Fl. Earls 208.27 .tig . . . forsan mb. ¤ comes . . . to
20the table
, 250.31 .gan teannta búird ná binnse`lacking
support of . . . board or bench
' (a scribe's excuse), O'Gr. Cat.
34.1. bórd na Comaoine`theCommunion Table ', Donl. 62.21 .
mar fhearann buird`mensal land', Keat. i 110.24 .Fig. nocha
conair bórd go col not the way of sinful tables(i.e.is not
25guilty of gluttony), SG 70.22 .Cing Airtur .i. do orrdaig an
b. cr[uind] the RoundTable , AU i 22.9 .teaghlach glan an
geal Bhuird Chruinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1510.
(c) seat,bench: docuir in diuice Sir Gyi ar aenb. ris fein,
ZCP vi 39.28 .
30Compds. With nouns:dar in mbordbil iarnaidhe(of a
shield), CCath. 5324. dom chur síos le bordghail (-ghal,MS.)
bháin`bloodless table-fight', Ó Bruad. ii 164.4 .ós bord-imlib
in beatha, MR 112.7 .ar Bhóird-lios na Bóinne báine, Keat.
Poems 432.
35With adjj. (incl. part.):dorindedh blodha beca, bordbrisdi
do sciath Sir H., ZCP vi 42.10 .a beilgedh biothfhoda bord-
chumag, Hugh Roe² 196.24 .seach bhilibh a sgiath mbóird-
gheal bright-rimmed , ML 128.30 .trí locha bord-ghlana with
bright banks
, 96.2 .bél bórdimlech broad-lipped? (of a hag),
40 Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.19 .fa mbratachaib . . . bord-nuídi,
MR 224.4 .bláithleca bordriagalta smooth straight-edged
flagstones
(for a tomb), Caithr. Thoirdh. 54.15 .