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bechach adj o, ā(bech):iath milis na mbeann mbeachach`bee-
filled mountains
', Éigse vi 11.12 .

bechamain xseebethamain.

bechán n o,m.(bech):b. ¤ gl.apicula, Sg. 47a12 .

bechatoir n[i m.] (bech)(hereditary)bee-keeper: beachadoir hi
5Flaithbertaigh, Iar Conn. 371.13 .

bechda adj io, iā(bech) fullofbees: co Bondammair ṁb. ¤ , LL 23769
( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 29 ).

becht appar. archaicpart.related toboingid,cf. bocht. exact,
precise,accurate;sure,certain: a mbantrocht b. ¤ ,
10 RC xlvii 289.3 .ni breg, acht is b. ¤ a fhad its duration(sc.of a period
of supremacy)is exact, MacCarthy 314.23 .ni scél bréige,
acht is scél b. ¤ `a tale of truth', Cog. 80.12 .nech lasmad b. ¤
who could feel certain about it, SR 4975. fir bic bechta(becta,
MS.)real little men, MU² 404. is b. ¤ nár fhéd a aithcheod
15(sic leg.)certain, SG 69.16 .mo bhetha bheacht, BNnÉ
278 § 262 .do thuairisc shuthain tug mar Bhrianach beacht
a true O`Brien, Hackett xiv 6 .is beacht / tre fharmad tarla
a thoigheacht`'tis certain', Magauran 3214 .is beacht go
bhfuighe tú each`thou shalt surely get a horse', 873 . complete,
20 entire: tech i-tá rí in Braga bricc / ris-na bí mo bara b. ¤
` unreserved ', Ériu vii 220.10 .gach crann ar bith b. ¤ , SG
245.37 .ní beacht le dís a ndeaghail`their parting is not
complete
', Dán Dé xxv 12 .
Meaning in chevilles imprecise:cen baisi b. ¤ , SR 2305. ba
25buaid b. ¤ , 3157 .is b. ¤ in bann, MacCarthy 314.15 . Asadv.
withco exactly,precisely;perfectly,assuredly, etc.: Bresal
Bodibath co b. ¤ / nói ṁbliadna ós hErind a nert, MacCarthy
192.13 ( LL 15105 ).rosbéar féin go beacht a breath / fa réim
cheart`exactly', Magauran 2706 .meinic tuccsam sinn co
30b. / bail as nar doigh linn imthecht`with success', Cog. 64.21 .
an ēxe atā let co b. ¤ / as uaisle dhuit mo bennacht,
ZCP viii 110.2 .Aengus is Fergus co b. ¤ / ro gabsatar Domnall Brecc
`expertly captured D.B.', MR 246.27 .a dhualgas do chóimh-
líonadh go beacht`exact in the discharge of his duty', Donl.
35 xvii 5. do tarruingeadh í go ro-bheacht as an nGaoidheilg
`too literally', xxii 25 .
Compd. ¤ dáil:dofhuair gnai is bechtdāil go mblad,
MacCarthy 310 § 4 .

-becht v pret. pass.from root *beg(cf.1 and2 bechta):cindus
40rombecht inso ? ar chach`how has this been made out ? said
everyone
' ( Ir. Hist. Stud. i 132 ), Vita Br. 42.

1 bechta Appar.vbl. of necess.from root *beg(cf. 2 taith-
mechta
). See-becht. In phr.ní b. ¤ ní tochta to be established
by evidence (?); capable of proof,sustainableby testimony (?):
45 is amlabar cach cumscas (glossed: indsci) na fri fiadna fedair
farnan bechtæ nan tochtae (nantochtaeich,MS., ?leg.
tochtai,ed.)`stumm ist jede Aussage (?), die nicht mit Zeugen
gemacht wird über was nicht sicher, nicht beschworen (zu
beschwören ?) ist
', Bürgschaft 20 § 60 ; readfornád bechtai
50(`a verbal of necessity')na tochtai, Binchy, Celtica v 81 , 82 .
flaith tochta na b. ¤ (glossed:toinges for an ceile ni na bethaiget
fiadain, na senchaide), Laws v 358.7 .ni b. ¤ ni tochta .i. nocha
nfastann luighi in inbaid na fuil tuarustal acht a luigh aonar,
O'C. 2239 ( Eg. 88,17ba ).fear ro ith meirle cia dobera
55tuarasdal rechtge, ni b. ¤ , ni tochta, O'C. 2596 ( Eg. 88,50b ).

2 bechta adj=becht:is iad sin, uair is beachta, / a n-aigeadh,
a n-imtheachta, BB 23a11 .co brath mb. ¤ `the certain
judgement
', Fen. 284.11 .Aes is Bethe bán b. ¤ , `A. and fair
trusty B.
', Met. Dinds. iii 106.18 .Casmael gu mbairnde
60mbėachta, BB 33b16 .lia bechta(of a hand-stone)
` accurate ', Mann. and Cust. ii 281 (= RC xliv 162.13 ).ré
triochad bliadhan beachta / ba fás fri fianaibh feachta`thirty
years of a period
', Keat. i 168.8 . ?biait créchtai fuidb bechtai
(: airlechtai), LU 6609 , but seeF 466.37. ?tiopra co bfuaire
65sneachta / beachta con sloinedh a ṡalma(of St. Fursa) `he
would recite his psalms accurately
', ZCP i 64 § 97.

3 bechta n[-ae iā,f.] (becht) accuracy,preciseness, etc.: bai do
beachta (bechti,v.l.) . . . ┐ do beoamlacht a innill(of a metal
snake-ornament), CCath. 5294. Brenaind co lín a b. ¤ ,
70 RC xvii 142.10 (Tig.). ?gabsat rīam ind ríg rogaig / bríg ṁbladaig
bectai n-airig, Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 18 ( LL 23552 ). In Laws
arightorduethat isestablishedorconfirmed(?): ni fichte re
la Feine im b. ¤ acht im aimbechta(glossed:im in ni ro
bethaigdais fiadain ┐ sencaidhi), Laws v 300.25 .dosliad
75seoit somhain iter b. ¤ ┐ ambechta, iter beodil ┐ mairbdil,
O'C. 880 (H.3, 18, 394a).

1 bechtach adj o, ā(cf. beacht`a circle or ring, compass, ball,
globe or sphere
', P. O'C. ,beachtach` round,circular,globular ',
ibid.) circular,cyclical(?): an dára beachtach bliaghain,
80 23 I 1,85.13 .

? 2 bechtach: adj co ria bunadh bechtaigh, BR 50.6 =brechtaig,
BR² 203.

bechtaide adj=becht:in drúi bectaide (: Elcmaire) bind` keen ',
Ériu vii 221.10 .

85 bechtaigid v(becht):ro bechtaig (beartaig,v.l.) briathra co
bind heaffirmed(?), RC xlvii 300.2 .