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brigaid v(perhapsbrígaidfrombríg.cf. rob [ḟ]ír fírthar, rob bríg brígther, Ériu xvi 66.14.But rhyming examples are
50lacking)expld. asshows;asserts,declares;adjudges;respects;
proves,verifies,confirms(=confirmare): brigh .i. foillsiugh,
ut estro bo bith-buaghlach bailedhach buadhartha brighaid
sencha[ide] .i. robo buadartha in[n]í brighit na senchaidhi ┐
na mór cineoil .i. foillsighitt, O'Dav. 297. brighther .i. raiter
55no brithemnaigther,ut estcrolí bais brighther do cach iarna
miadh, 268 .brioghtar mesge. i mblechtaibh damh,
Ériu xiii 41.7 =brigther .i. airmitnighther . . . brigther meisce
mlechtaib dam`drunkenness is respected in the potations of
parties
', O'Dav. 247 , O'C. 2757 ( Eg. 88,81a ).bricht int
60ochtmad deach. forinní brígther, Corm. 17. 18 .bricht iarsinni
brigtair ocht sillaba and`because eight syllables are shown
there
', Auraic. 1428. do adhaltrachaib in betha brighaidh
(brighaibh,v.l.) Sen senbrethaib`that S. declares', O'Dav. 121
(cf. Laws iv 370.2 ).brīg dō ri cāch brēthir announce . . . the
65word
, ZCP xi 80 § 4. brigfaidh Andcrist proicept sulbair
`wird . . . kund tun', Snedg. u. Mac R. 12 § 59. brigaiss I.
im[ma] thūaith / tríchait catha fri cech ríg`launched'
(declared?), Hail Brigit 22 .na briguid briathra sceó laidib
rígnaib for bronnaib(rhet.), LU 6635 =brigriu, TBC² 2095.
70 brigtair laidi in tres laechrann / fri dos deimin derbtair máil,
IT iii 64 § 131. breg do brea brigbrechtaibh / brigtar broine
bri (bronni brú,v.l.), 35 § 15. in bar brigas buaid, BB 380b19 .
C. . . . / brīgus būaid brīathargloin / parrdus do blāth,
Arch. iii 219 § 1. Legal (see also O'Dav. citedsupra):bri[g]thur a
75faithcib fir fuighill .i. firenuighter fuigell uime ona féinibh,
Laws ii 12.1 , 3 Comm. a belibh batha brighther gach forgell,
O'C. 1744 ( 23 Q 6,31 ) =confirmatam est testamendtum in
morte, 1743 .do sui dia bal brighthar iar firinne fath .i. . . .
firenather, 2408 ( Eg. 88,32 ).dosli dia buna brighthar`he
80incurs a fine, on whose family it (the crime) is proved
', Laws iii
408.12 .brigter airer erenar / i cnocbeim col, 536.16 Comm.
gach lugha leir brigtar saorcoraib dia nderbaib diubartaib
manub duine-orgain no nach col coiclithar, O'Don. 794
(H. 3.17, 570).acht ma sruithe beo rob bidbanus brigter
85deiliudha datha, 2202 (Nero A vii, 140b).
Note also:brigais beand siuil .i. ro broghastair no ro
brighasdair benn bruit siuil ar an slait siuil hoisted(?),
Nat. Lib. G 30,110.22 (difft. vb.?) `displayed ', Ériu xxiv 14.
Vn. bricht, Wortk. 35. See also O'Dav. 121.

brigda adj[io, iā] (bríg) strong,vigorous: os brí brigda (: rígda)
5brass, SR 5635. Of amantle: co ṁbrutt b. ¤ bralíath impi,
RC xxii 393.29 ( BDD 62 App.).b. ¤ in bedg,
Met. Dinds. iii 210.5 .N. banclann brigda, Gorm. Jan. 6. In cheville:b. ¤ tor,
Met. Dinds. iii 224.9 .

? brige: n ag toirmesg na tuaithe fa brighe (laige,v.l.) no letrom
10do dhenamh ar ferann na heglaisi, BNnÉ 285 n. 1 .

Brigit n. pr. ī,f.,(a) name ofgoddessor members of triad of
goddesses(seeSjoestedt and Dillon,Gods and Heroes of the
Celts,25 , O'Rahilly, Early Ir. History and Mythology 38 ,
316 n. 2 ;(b) woman's name notably of Christiansaint who is
15featured acc. to Sjoestedt and Dillon as showing the char-
acteristics of the pagan goddess in the aspect of mother-
goddess,cf. O'Rahilly 315 n. 5 .
(a) B. .i. banḟile ingen in Dagdai . . . B. bandee no adradís
filid . . .cujus sorores erantB. be legis B. bé goibnechta .i.
20bandé, Corm. 8. B. banḟile ingen in Dagdai Móir ríg Herenn,
RC xxvi 31 n.2 .
(b) St.B., foundress and abbess of Kildare: oc baithis na
hi Brigti . . . bad B. nomen ina hingine, Vita Br. 2. Sanct B.
.i. naemB. indsin, Corm. 39. B. bé bithmaith, Thes. ii 325.15
25(Hy. iv).amra sámud sanctBrigte, 328.7 (Hy. v).farsin
n-aislinge . . . innahí Brigiti, Trip.² 2066. o Ḟeil Brigte(i.e.
February 1, St. B.'s festival-day)co Feil Patraicc, Ann. Inisf.
1047.2 .abb Brigti abbot of Kildare, LL 4305. B. ingen
Onitcerne ben Shencháin(a woman of the Tromdám),
30 Tromd. Guaire 1039. secht meic Brigti ingine Dubthaig de
Ultaib, Corp. Gen. 397.18 . (tribe-name)Genelach Hūa
mBrigdi so, note n.
Innn. loc., see Hog. Onom. s. cell .

brigiu xseebriugu.

35 brígmaire n(brígmar):bailce ┐ brigmaire beimenn na claidem
`the vigour', CCath. 5864.

brígmairecht n=brígmaire:buaidh ┐ brioghmhaireacht iomlán
na Sacramuinteadh uile`their whole Force and Efficacy ',
Donl. 398.28 .

40 brígmar adj o, ā(bríg) powerful,strong;vigorous,lively;efficacious:
Bera(g s m.)brígmair, Met. Dinds. iii 254.8 .ro chum raith
mbrioghmhuir mBresi, MS. Mat. 578.14 .feil B. báin brig-
mair, Gorm. Dec. 7. iar n-ol ḟleidi bici bríghmairi do C.
after C. had enjoyed a convivial little drinking-feast, Hib. Min.
45 82.1 .pailís bhríoghmhar, DDána 119.38 .Compar.as
superl.:int aen gaidhil is beodha ┐ is brighmhuire, ALC i
602.19 .

brígrad n=bríg power(s),force: nísbaí b. ¤ (: líg-blad) (brigmar,
v.l.) búadach`victorious powers', Met. Dinds. iv 200.12 .
50Seebrígcompds.

? brígthach: n tidhnacul mbīdh, brīghthach n-anai,
Arch. iii 296 § 41.

brigúin n(prob. Engl.habergeon, Ó Máille, Stud. Hib. i 119 ):
budh iomdha leó bir is briogúin`many a spit and hook',
55 TD 16.59 .

brillán xseebrellán.

brilléis n f.(brell):an bh. ¤ aiste gan aiteas gan úghdaracht
` dissertation drivelling', Ó Bruad. i 204. 6 .Cf. breillis treillis,
Dinneen .

60 brillin n(brell):b. ¤ or . . .brellin` clitoris ', P. O'C.

brimon xseebri(a)mon.

brinn nappar. also-a. (a) vision,dream,revelation: brinda .i.a
verbo frendo.i. ar ni lábra reilvel a bruto eloquio , Corm. 8 =
brind, Corm. Y 157. O'Mulc. 158. b. ¤ .i. brionngloíde, O'Cl.
65 Brinna Ferchertne inso trīna codlud(title), ZCP iii 41.10 .
conattuil T. tromchodlad ┐ contarfas brinnu ┐ tairchetal
neith búi ar chionn do, SG 321.8 .na brinna ón na brinna /
dogní Tadc ria cath Crinna`the revelations', 18 .ó 'n bfior a
n-airde a brinna, 27 . (rhet.)nī budh bruan (buan,v.l.,sic
70leg.?)brinda, ZCP viii 104.23 .
(b) fictivething,falsehood: brionn .i. brég, O'Cl. dá cuirinn
brind sís ní cóir amasán (leg.achmusán) orm, O'Gr. Cat.
124.34. In cheville:cen brinda ṁbalc, LL 15731.

brinnach adj o, ā(brinn) (a) pertaining to visions, full of visions:
75 ní chrínfa do delb . . . co bráth brindach, LU 10008. súile . . .
brionnacha ┐ súgacha`sparkling and merry', Corp. Astron.
82 § 24.
(b) fictitious,false,deceitful: brionnach` lying, false',
P. O'C. a shaoghail bhréagaigh bhrionnaigh illusory world,
80 DDána 4.6 .an sionnach . . . / i gcruas brionnach ar bhréagaibh
`deceiving by lies in his difficulty', Content. xi 8.
Adv. go brionnach` cunningly ', KMMisc. 352.8 .
Assubst. brionnach`aliar ', P. O'C. a bhrionnaigh / do
ní cumann an tsionnaigh(to worldly pleasure), DDána 4.6 .

85 brin(n)glóid n=brinn:brionnláid,brionlóid(`frombrional')
`adream,vision,deception ' . . . corruptlybriongláid brionglóid,
P. O'C. brinn .i. brionnglóide, O'Cl. brionglóid nó
aisling, brúadar, Eg. Gl. 53. do toibhreadh aingeal . . . a
mbrionglóid do I., Math. ii 13. thairghirios brionglóide
bréagacha=dreams, Jer. xxiii 32.