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brén adj o, ā stinking,fetid,putrid,rotten,foul: b. ¤ gl.fetidus, Ir.
70Gl. 683. lasair bren=fetidus, Aisl. Tund. 109 § 4. coin
brena stinking . . . dogs, LU 2200 ( FA 28 ).immut . . .
ghāeth mbrēn, Ériu ii 136 § 120. mill duba ingnacha bréna,
PH 375. corp . . . ┐ é 'na ablach bhréan mhurguighthe, TSh.
5225. an tan . . . bhíos anál bhréan ag an othar, 1728 .
75 d'fhiadhuil bhréin an chreidimh cholaigh foul weeds, Keat.
Poems 1271.
Equat. brenither fial-tech in lassar-sin, PH 2106.
Compds. With nouns.tromthinfed a mbrénanál, Alex.
726. mana lesanmanna eile na ferfadar .i. . . . brenanailighi
80is cumal smacht a raiti fri neach of the property of having
stinking breath
, O'C. 1140 (H. 3.18, 454b).an bhrénanáluighe,
C iv 2,28vb12 .do bhréanbhruscar námhad Sax vile rabble,
Hackett xv 36 .go rabhadhas im bhréunchubhar, go
bhfuilim,etc.(=in iniquitatibus conceptus sum, Ps. l 7 ),
85 Parrth. Anma 6379. fuirseoir no brécaire no brenchuthigl.
parasito, Lib. Hymn. i 69.25 , ii 157.25 .indomain (.i. bren-
eolus) .i. as inndeimin ina eolus é geadha morda a mbrithraib
unsound knowledge, O'C. 444 (H. 3.18, 238b).cethra focherdat
(sic leg.) a mbrénḟinda`stinking hair', Triads 105 .Mag
mBrénguir plain of stinking pus, BDD 164. brenlocha . . .
5iffernaide, RC iv 252.21 .beacaireacht . . . buide brenulcha
buíc, IT iii 103 § 199. With adj. derived from noun:in ben
brénanalach, Laws i 140.32 Comm.

-brena xseebrénaid.

brénad vn.ofbrénaid.act ofrotting,putrifying,stinking;
10(trans.) makingrotten,defiling: cen lobadh cen brenadh dó
(sc.tola muir[é]isc . . . fo tír), Dinds. 76. mar marb ar
mbrenadh, Ériu ii 90 § 11. go mbia bréantas ag bréanadh
shrón an chiontaigh i n-ifreann, TSh. 6547.

brénaid v(brén)isrotten,putrid;decays,putrifies;stinks: puteo
15.i. brēnaim, Corm. Y 1060. robrénsatgl.compotuerunt(=
computuerunt, edd.) (et putruerunt), Ml. 58a15 .brénaitt a
naon uair`became putrid', FM ii 806.11 .ro bhrén ina
bhethaidh, 1182.5 .ni bhrénann gémad fada no bheth astigh
it (the cheese) does not go bad, C iv 2,28vb6 .níor bhréun sé=
20 did not stink, Exod. xvi 24.
Legalbecomes obsolete,invalid: brenaid naidm .i. lobaidh
as in naidm doniter co hinndligech, O'C. 448 (H. 3.18,
240a22).
Trans.putrifies, renders putrid,stinking: daigh isa cion
25ron brena that putrifies us, FM ii 618.12 =dāig isī in crī
fotbrēna (is aigi notbreána,v.l.), Arch. iii 311 ix § 4 .sceith . . .
fo thír co mbrenad in tír(of a sea-monster), LL 22289.
Vn. brénad.

bréntas n(brén) rottenness;stink,stench: morgadh, bréuntas,
30trúailleacht` corruption ', Eg. Gl. 461. lán do raibh ┐ bren-
tus(=fetor, Gloss.), Aisl. Tund. 97.13 .lan do bhrentus=
foetidum(of Calvary), Smaointe B. Chr. 3976. eireóchaidh
bréantas dá n-ablachaibh súd, TSh. 6546 =ascendet foetor,
etc., Is. xxxiv 3. dá roib aillsi nó bréntus isin sróin, O'Gr.
35Cat. 191.14.

bréntatu n=bréntu:na tri b. ¤ batar annsin, LB 155a1 .an
brentatu buaidirthi roeirig dona hapaigib, TTebe 4851 .Fig.
is e na tuc gradh don brentataidh collaidi`carnal corruption ',
Lism. L. 4872.

40 bréntu n t, [m.] (brén). Treated asf.at Ériu ii 134 § 116 infra.
rottenness;stench: inde dicitur putar.i. brentainde dicitur
putidus.i. sindach, Corm. Tr. 138 s.v. putte.amal sluces a
nadnacul nersoilcthe ní tete ind ┐ dutét b. ¤ as, Ml. 22b1 .
do mēit na brentad i llochaib na pian, Ériu ii 134 § 116. co
45rolín in recles o bréntaid, Lat. Lives 97 § 92. roimdigh an
brenta sin vatha=fetor, Aisl. Tund. 110 xv 1 .iar bfagbail
brento mair, 96 iii 3 .brentaidh(n s.), 106 xii 1 .adcluinim-
si . . . brentada buaidirthi mora I perceive . . . stenches
(arising from a battlefield), TTebe 4677 .in tan bátir lána a
50mbeóil ┐ a sróna di bréntaid in mara of the smell of the sea,
LU 1700 (ICM xi).brentaidh(a s.)inn ǽoir, CCath. 3495.
o brentaid dofhulachta na crumi, PH 5626.

bréntur n=bréntu:dia díaig ┐ dia brentur(a dragon), PH
2507. brentur na bḟiacal ┐ na hanala, 23 K 42,347.4 .

55 breó n d,f., alsom. n s. breö(disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 ,
bréo(monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. andfig.; very
frequ. of saints, heroes,etc.in complimentary sense:inna
briad gránnagl.piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 .breo
.i. lasair, Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda( Fél. April 15 ).bréo .i.
60teine no lasair, O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do
loscud(hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina
briaid adbulmōir`a huge blaze', Aisl. MC 105.3 .breo tait-
nemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do
breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc
65gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 .ro mheabh-
aidh na bairilledha ina naén b. ¤ lasrach`burst into one blazing
flame
', FM vi 2012.8 . In phr.b. ¤ t(h)ulcha lit.fireon ahill-
top , seeT 377.7,oft. simplylarge fire. Ofburningaspunish-
mentforunchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no
70breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ):donither . . .
bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin`a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note
further:breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib
toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó
thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549
75(taken asbró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).
Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti`a flame that baptized
heathen
', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii).Brigit . . . / breō órde
óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv).a Stefan . . . a b. ¤ náob`O Stephen . . .
holy fire
', Mon. Tall. 131.16 .b. ¤ digla / drech curad(of
80Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ).mo siur mo brathair
beó (sc.Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b. ¤ fri cech ró,
LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna`a flame of wisdom',
ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān
breō cin brēthir mbraisi`a glorious flame' (of a hero),
85 Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc.Crimthann),
RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `ablaze' (of a shield),
Ériu xx 192 § 1. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg(toAodh Óg), DDána
110.51 .bréo ar bhfírfheirge`the flame of our indignation',
Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.)ac proceapt na mbréo(of a
devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8.
5 co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine(=Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na
F.), viii 103.6 =co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu
ii 186.24 .
In cheville:breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.
Compds. With nouns.slicht cen breobail`without
10flaw
(?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna
bairillibh púdair`flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 .brogsat
brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix).'na
breólasair`like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 .ion-
ann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine,
15 Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.)cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo
thuair,etymol. gl.onbrāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm.
With adj.a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ).
With verbs.ní do bhreoghoin Seon`wounded J. sorely',
Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 .breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they
20fear as one fears fire
(?) (`etymology' of Brigit),
Thes. ii 325.28 .Brigit .i. breosaigit`they flame-seek', 327.18 .