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bráth n uando,m.See Thurn. Gramm. 198. 1 - 3 . Wagner,
65 Beiträge 294 n.13 , ZCP xxviii 238. Alsobrách.b. ¤ m. g s.
-áith,-átha, no pl. inflexion, IGT Decl. § 38.
Judgment, esp.the last Judgment,Doom,Doomsday: brath
.i. combrec din donni is braut .i.judex. is la brethemain din
a ænur in laethesin in brátha .i.Jesu Christi , Corm. 6.
70 brāth a bratio, ar is ed būaid dēdenach bīas .i. lāithe mbrātha.
Bratiium didiu mind doberar for cend mīled iar coscar: sic
breth brātha iar forcinn gnīma cāich, O'Mulc. 123. bairesc .i.
forcend mbrātha, 179 ,cf. O'Dav. 308. lasnahí dofuircifea b. ¤
i mbethu`the Judgment', Wb. 25b16 .isamlid dorriga dia do
75b. ¤ `even so God will come to judgment', 28 .co iar mbrath
`until after Doom', Ml. 128b1 .immi co tíssat do brāth
(:cāch) that led by him (sc.Pátraic) they may come to Judgment,
Thes. ii 316.4 (Hy. ii).donnesmart i mb. ¤ a brithemnacht .i.
arin brithemnas bratha, 322.9 , 28 (Hy. iii).dogoa bethaid
80no brath he chooses life or doom, LL 19069 ( Misc. Hib. 17 § 3 ).
baramhail ar bh. ¤ (of a futile attempt), ML 98.12 .sgela . . .
an bhracha, KMMisc. 316.27 .smál borb an brátha, IGT
Decl. ex. 993. ar cinn bráith (: -tráith), ex. 994 .
Legal:brath .i. bríad .i. fuigheall. ┐ fuigheall on mbreithir
85brath, O'Cl. b. ¤ Cai JudgmentofCae(name of a mythical
lawgiver, see Laws i 20 f. Introd. to Senchus Mór),a legal
precept , O'Mulc. 125 citedinfra;hencelaw inherent in such
a precept,customary law ( Bürgschaft 75.16 ):ba Cai ba
breithem laisin luingius uile (sc.luinges macc Míled). Inde
dicitur Brethcath no brath Cai . . . brath amh inn cach
5brethi . . . amuil asberur brath . . . don brath deighinuigh
beirius Dia for a duile, Laws i 22.4 - 7 Comm. bráthchæi .i.
brethcheo ǽi. aliter quod est verius .i. Cǽi Cænbrethach . . .
nach tan bíther can ríg isna tuathaib is bráthchǽi fogniad
forru fri hurradus. dia mbe imorro rig is rechtge són amail
10as maith lais, Corm. 7. Cf. a mbreith Chæi Chaenbrethaig, 9
s. clithar sét.nach tan din mbithe cin rí is na hib (sic)
tuathaib is brácai fogni eturra fria urradus dia mbe imorro,
ri is rechtgi son amail is maith lais is aire din isberar Cae
caoinbrethach de fo bith it bretha rachta no beri, O'C. 2278
15( Eg. 88,20bb ).brathcae .i. breth .i. aithgin ae .i. dire, 2757
(81a1), O'Dav. 244. brathchai .i. bretho Cai, ainm aicepta
bēlri, O'Mulc. 125. amail isbeir a mBrathchae: anad cach
athgabala,etc., Laws i 210.28 .it cetheora urrathas docuisin:
urrathas bratha cai, ┐ urrathas cana, ┐ aurrathas cairdi, ┐
20aurrathas fri neimtiu, 260.14 .i. a cin a brethemh[n]acht Cai
Cainbrethaidh urris .i. is fair aratus a cin is in riaghuil, 274.
29 Comm. it cetheora arag fristobngiter na ceithri aurathais;
aithgabail fri brat[h]a Cai, giall fri cain, aitire fri cairddi, gell
fri neimthiu, 260.16 (see Bürgschaftloc. cit.). See Jn. Celt.
25Stud. ii 195 - 199 , ZCP xxxi 39 , Celtica x 51 .
In phrr.día (lá) brátha, see3 día,:fri laa bráthagl.ad
iudicium, Wb. 29a28 .cu llae .m.brátho, Thes. ii 239.14
(Ardm.).b. ¤ bennachtan a sentence of blessing(precise
application in TBC not clear):bia foind animsin co roseacha
30brāth bennacht(bennachtan, LU 6100 )fort, TBC² 1629 (Cú
Ch. to the Morrígu).dombertsom brāth bennachtan furi,
1752 =b. ¤ bennachtan, LU 6254. is é brath forgell (com-
pound bráthḟ. ?) bennachtan Domnaill . . . ro briathraigestar
as á bheol`it was in reality the influence of the blessing of . . .
35D.
',etc. MR 298.8 .
Inadverbialphr.co b. ¤ ,co dé mbrátha(see3 día) till
Doomsday,for ever; in neg. sentencenever: cech nóeb bói,
fil, bías / co b. ¤ . . .`up to Doom', Fél. Ep. 290. méraid co
dé ṁbratha (: rrátha), Prol. 174. adopart Áed aidacht . . . du
40P. cu bb. ¤ , Thes. ii 242.19 (Ardm.).co brāch nō īar mbrāch,
ZCP x 345.2 .ni ba fer dam-sa co brach thú, vi 34.6 .'na
ainbheas go b. ¤ ná bíod let them never be ignorant of it, Dán Dé
ix 21 .co dtī an brāth, ML² 163.
In wider sensedoom,destruction: brath .i. milleadh, O'Cl.
45 ō thuc b. ¤ do Ch.`dealt doom to C.', Hail Brigit 5 .is bēimm
do brāth (: āth) ma robīth destruction(Meyer), Bruchst. i 55
§ 123 ; FM ii 648.24 .co mbi brāth do thúathaib ┐ do ecailsib
`ruin to peoples and churches', Ériu i 218 § 3. brāth for buidne
(of a warrior), TBC² 353. b. ¤ ┐ digal, LL 32665 ( TTr. 1873 ).
50 fá díothúghadh deagh-dhaoine . . . an brath céad ┐ ceann ┐
colann`the loss in men',etc. ML 130.25 .daíg ni b. ¤ dar
brúach, LL 10333. an brath tar bruachaibh`the (man of)
destruction over the border', CF 307.
Attrib.g s.:tenebratha `the fire of Doomsday', Mon. Tall.
55 129.37 .In vague general meaninggreat,terrible,awful:
blascbeim brátha(in collision of fighting bulls), LL 12372.
tonn bhrátha an talmhan ar troimnimh(of Vikings),
Sc. G. St. iv 66 § 28.
Compds. With nouns and verbal nouns:aga buaidred, ┐
60aga bhrath-aimsiugad, MR 268.30 .brath-airlech na mbuiden,
238.9 .bráithbemenna mára deadly blows, LU 10459. bar a
bráthbalcbemmennaib, LL 107846 (TBC).o brathbuillead-
aib mora mileta`lethal blows', TTebe 2531 .noco cumgaid . . .
a aisneis in brathlai bodba dorocair ar lar na Troi day of
65doom
, BB 444b4 .in brathlecc bidbad, LL 8220 `the des-
tructive stone of enemies
' (sc.Fergus), Táin 657 .ro fotraic-
sidar . . . an mbrathluirg`the lethal club', TTebe 1003 .
U. cona brathsluagaib`destructive horde', Caithr. Thoirdh.
45.17 .cona bhrathsocraite, 49.34 .leis an mbráith-theine
70 with the fire of Doom, TSh. 4003.
With adjj. derived from nouns:beithir . . . braith-
béimniuch, MR 278.25 .braithbheartach .i. mórbhuilleach,
no móirbhriathrach, O'Cl. buarach brath-bodb[d]a`mighty',
MR 296.10 .mac Aeda bratbuillig(sic) `warlike', 292.11 .
75 a bráthbullig Midi(subst.), LU 8111 ( FB 8 ).buidni brath-
gonacha, ZCP xxx 114.31 .

1 bratha,brátha xseebrothad.

2 bratha xseebraichand2 broth.

bráthach adj o, ā(bráth) doom-like(?),eternal(?): in bār ar
80bruinneib Breg ṁbrāthach, RC xxxvi 262 § 2. for bruinnib
Bonne braiche (leg.brāithche: Scāthchi), vi 183.27 .Adv.
chum iad féin do mhilleadh go b. ¤ for ever , Donl. xxi 8.

brathad,brafad n m.=brothad, infl. by a form ofaibrit(h)iud
or extracted from it (see Greene, Ériu xxi 26 ). Alsobratha.
85 briefspace,momentof time,twinkling(of the eye): nos-ithend
fochétóir fri habrathad (sic leg.) sula, RC x 56.6 (brathad,
v.l.).la brafad súla, LU 2103 , 2246 ( FA 17 , 31 ).la brafad
n-oenúaire, 2519 .co brafud nochta .i. etneda`to the glance
of nakedness—kernels
' (in list of kennings for items of food),
Aisl. MC 101.4 .