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benn n a d s.andn du. b(e)inn.g s. beinde, O'C. 1021 citedinfra,
55 Binde, Celt. Rev. x 135.7 .Beinne,Binne, Hog. Onom.n p.
benna, Críth Gabl. 450. n a p. benna,g p. benn,d p. bennaib,
f., DDána Gloss. Note alsoa s. bend, PH 2792 , IGT Decl.
ex. 643. d s. bend(:lenn), K. and H. 10. n du. b. ¤ , CCath.
1337. `n.(? laterf.),' Críth Gabl. Vocab.
60 (a) mountain,crag,peak,point;crest,summit: o Shliab
Belgadain don B. / ard in b. ¤ imarbaigem`lofty is the moun-
tain', Ériu viii 26.7 , 8 .ar binn ós Loch Feabail aird, ZCP
viii 223.26 .Liath na trí mb. ¤ , Acall. 936. ar bennaibh is ar
barrgail on hill- and tree-tops, Anecd. ii 23.23 .beinnini ar
65gach mb. ¤ , Buile S. 80.4 .as súd soir go beinn Bóthair, Oss.
iv 20.25 .[in] ceín bess bend ar in bith`for as long as the
hills shall stand
', Ériu vii 229 § 77. ó bheannaibh Béirre
`from the hills of B.', Aithd. D. 11.7 .ar beinn Chliach-
mhuighi, IGT Introd. 23.25 . (of the edge (?) of an Alpine
70crevasse)tuitiss sīoss re beinn an ailt, Fl. Earls 86.z .i
mbeannaibh sliabh on the mountain tops, TSh. 3491. as ris
shamhlaim th'aiscin-si / is ra bend i nnimh star(?), Anecd.
ii 25.11 .Fig.of a pre-eminent person: Gobán sáor . . . / b. ¤ ar
shaoraibh, BNnÉ 241 § 179 .
75 Transf. ofoutlineof land: da b. ¤ cumga do thír`two
narrow horns of land
', CCath. 1337.
(b) pinnacle,spire;gable;corner, etc. ofbuilding,structure,
etc.; ette nó b. ¤ múirgl.pinna, Sg. 67a7 . bend a pinna muri ,
O'Mulc. 136. for béind aird in tempuil . . .=super pinna-
80culum templi, Matt. iv 5 , PH 4712. Caisel . . . / b. ¤ im a
téigenn teine, SG 206.9 .ar beinn inna scríne, Trip. 86.10 .
ar bind mhór chluigtighe Chluana pinnacle of the round tower,
Celt. Rev. x 143.16 .ar chomhairle clog na seacht mbeann,
Oss. iv 42.16 .. . . na múrrtha mbeann of the battlemented walls
85(?), KMMisc. 50.23 .ar beind chloche, ZCP xii 273.24 .in mac
. . . co farcbad for beind chroisse i ndorus chille(an abandoned
child), LL 36996 = Fél. 242.7 .fer coirthe .i. in fer curthur
for beinn croise gan feronn, O'D. 462 (H. 3.17, 357). Laws v
134.17 Comm. mac toc[h]air .i. do binn croisi, O'C. 399
(H. 3.18, 222b).ingen do cuirthear do cill, i mbulg no for
5beinn croisse, O'Don. 529 (H. 3.17, 428).fágbhais ar beinn
croise . . . an mála`on one of the arms of a cross',
Keat. iii 2122 .caithir chuanna ceithre mbeann(of a castle), DDána
119.16 .gur thúirrlind Léithin (an eagle) ar bind don lomán
`a corner of the rampike' (p. 124), Celt. Rev. x 135.21 .
10 beann do bhúain da thalamh`to take a piece of his land'
(Gloss.), O'R. Poems 1627. beinn`ahigh top,pinnacle ',
Eg. Gl. 104. do bhennuibh bhárc`poops of ships', Rel. Celt.
ii 228.9 .Hence inplant-name: beand múir(lit.projection
on a wall
) `houseleek?' (Index), Arch. i 335.71 .
15 (c) wingof anarmy,fleet: i mbeind cli in catha`in the
left wing of the battle
', CCath. 5781. do bennaib cath, O'Dav.
1335. tig féin is beann don chabhlach i dtír`a wing of the
fleet
', Keat. iii 4828.
(d) hornof animal: inna benna duacarbatgl.corn[u]a,
20 Ml. 87b12 .b. ¤ gl.cornu, Sg. 63a6 . cornua.i. b. ¤ , Thes. ii 46.31 .
co mbert a inathar as fora beandaib(a bull), TBC² 880.
for bennuib na mbó, Airne F. 353. dá beind for trí fichtib
rend sixty-two points(?) (of stag's antlers), Im. Brain ii 288.18 .
benna na n-aigi, TBC 1342. tucsat didiu a mbenda ┐ a
25n-dedu docum na scor their (sc.elephants') tusks,
ZCP xxx 136.6 (Alex.).(of awhale?) na blaith ┐ na benna sin,
Éigse vi 119 § 16. gell tar benna i.e. apledgegiven in respect
ofimpounded cattle: ata, dono, gell tar benna . . . di ath-
gabail iar ndithim, Laws ii 128.29 Comm. ni dlig feichem
30acht apad cuicti . . . acht geall tar benda . . . dar benda na
bó uair is fri logh enech teid(h), O'C. 519 (H. 3.18, 261b).
b. ¤ (búabaill) a(buffalo)horn; hencedrinkinghorn,goblet:
atraacht Conchobor ra beind breccṡolais buabaill a speckled
and shining buffalo horn
, LL 34745. crúaidi . . . / immar bít
35benna búabaill`hard . . . as a buffalo's horns' (of a hag's
teeth), Ériu iv 102 § 45. etrocht bass fo beind buabaill,
IT iii 47 § 76. ar ól mb. ¤ `quaffing goblets', O'Gr. Cat. 479.13.
See alsos. búaball.
Ofmusical instruments b. ¤ (búabaill): ro bidhgsat . . . lasin
40fuaim . . . do ben Ercuil asan mbeinn mbuabuillsidhe
`which H. made on that trumpet', St. Ercuil 177. ro hir dom
.x. ngrib ingne .x. mbenda (.i. .x. cuirn buabhaill) bonn-
adharc buabaill blaith, Ériu ii 4.3 .searbhghlaodhach a
mbeann mbuabhall`ivory horns', TD 4.32 .píp trí mbeann
45`the three-droned pipe', Ó Bruad. iii 130.12 .
(e) prong,point(of variousforkedand pointed objects):
gabul ina laim ┐ da beind eisti a two-pointed fork, Ériu v 72.20 .
aél co mbennaib braine, LL 38335. for cetheora benna na
gabla (in c[h]raind, TBC² 308 ), LU 4799. trí chét unga óir
50isin chainde[l]bru, secht mbenna fair forsa mbítis secht
sutrulla`seven branches upon which were seven lamps',
Celtica iv 32.18 .beanda . . . slegh spearpoints, ZCP xiv 230.2 .
seacht cumala go leith lenta locht mara bennaib Baisgne,
glossed:.uii. cumala . . . i cinaidh do beinde it armaib a ua
55Baiscne, O'C. 1021 (H. 3.18, 431a-b).beann bhrasbhaoghlach
thréan nách trom, Measgra D. 14.12 .b. ¤ gher do beith agud,
┐ fend lesin mbeinn`have a sharp point and lance (?) it with
the point
', Celtica ii 46.3 .cen slegha, cen bera cen benna
`points' (of a fence), Laws iv 114.9 Comm. ?carbat bo
60bricci for beind (benn,v.l.), IT iii 81 § 57.
(f) crest,diadem, etc. (of ahelmet,head-dress,etc.): buidne
bend`crested bands', Hail Brigit 20 .beann oir . . . as gach
cathbarr, Anecd. ii 77 § 3. pnIn epithet:Findchad Fer Bend
Uma, MU² 36. donn a cuach ballghlas a beann`her coif(?)',
65 Aithd. D. 1.34 .beann eich uaibhrigh`frontlet' ( Ir. Monthly
1929, 333.20 ), DDána 111.20 .By metonymy (?) of ahorse: an
bheann (perh.= bean) is fearr cluas is cos, Measgra D. 15.1.4 .
(g)Various applications:bratgal na mbrat siúil risna
bennaib yards , TTr. 1420 ( LL 32231 ).uagais brigais beand
70siuil, ` sail-tops ', Ériu xxiv 14 § 13. Of ashield: cetheora
benna óir fair, TBC² 3580. Of agarment (see Ériu xvi 201 ):
a dá beind imo brágait the two corners (of the cloak) about his
neck
, Aisl. MC 65.2 .ocht mbruit co mbennaibh (mbuindibh,
v.l.), BR² 1314. co r-gabus bend etaig Isu`hem', PH 2792.
75 ar beinn a bruit on the skirt of her mantle, Ériu v 76.37 .
In phr.rí b. ¤ king of peaks(?), one of three classes of kings
enumerated in Críth Gabl.(seep. 104):ríi b. ¤ . . . Is hé rí
túaithe insin las mbiat .vii. ngrá(i)d Ḟéne cona foḟodlaib i
céilsini, ar it hé benna flatha doruirmisem, Críth Gabl.
80 448 - 450 . O'Dav. 1335.
(h)Inadverbialphrases:immo rēir a b. ¤ i mb. ¤ `from
height to height
' (Thurn.),for ever(?), ZCP xi 57 § 10.
co bráth b. ¤ for ever(and ever): ni theit co brath
buidneach beann / neach it relcib in ifernd, YBL 318a58 .
85 o sin amach co brath mbend, Anecd. ii 40.7 .re mbrath
mbend, BB 17b32 .
(i) Freq. innn. loc., usu. in sensespoint,peak,hill , see
Hog. Onom.B. Étair,ibid., also ZCP xv 195.
In late useheed,attention,regard: gan beinn air bith
air na haitheanta do choimheud`without any care to keep
5the commandments
', Donl. 176.24 .ní bhí beann agad orum
=thou regardest me not, Job xxx 20 .nách fuil . . . beann
aco air, Párl. na mBan 625 .gan beann do chur ar raidhtibh
na heagluisi coitchinne, Luc. Fid. 3993. na cuir beann,
suim, spéis, seadh, ann`regard', Eg. Gl. 71.
10Compds. (a)With nouns:don bheannabrog bhuadhach
bhán gabled mansion, 23 G 24,388 .dá cromsciath ┐ da
bendchlaidiub mara occo, LU 7671 (BDD).ro lend ar
bendchopor in derthaige`it stuck on the dome of the oratory',
Thes. ii 328.41 .conna fargaib bennchobbor i nArd Macha . . .
15cen loscud`asteeple ', Ann. Inisf. 996.4 .mo bhennchobhar
(sic) ┐ mo blaitheglais` tower ', Ériu v 90.34 .ōs Bregmaig
na mbendchros` peakedcrosses', Arch. Hib. ii 94 § 25. re
fogur thet mbeandchrot, Lec. 174rb3 (formennch.?).
sreatha . . . téad mbeannchrot, Maguires of F. 86. cloidme
20m[ora] benndorncair, TBC St. 4524 `having pointed hilts',
Gloss.cuirn mc Donnchadha / dleghait buideachus / buidhe
bendgealla securities of horn(?), IT iii 91 § 128. do bheann-
mhoighe`thy lofty plains', Gadelica 11 § 3 .
(b)With adjj.:faoidh a stoc mbennbuidhe` yellow-tubed ',
25 O'Gr. Cat. 474.20. táin láoghach bhenncor bhó with pointed
horns
, KMMisc. 174 § 33. do dhromchladh na Bóirne benn-
ghairbhe` rugged-topped ', FM vi 2102.11 .laogh Droma
bheinnghil Bhó`white-peaked D.B.', Aithd. D. 25.12 .
rosaich co Cua cendmar cain / comét bend-glan in buair sain,
30 Met. Dinds. iv 338.26 .
(c)With adjj. formed from nouns:múr na sgiath mbeannbhladhach
mbláith with fair-famed and gabled buttresses,
DDána 119.1 .tar beilgibh bennchairrgidhe`rocky passes',
FM vi 2198.8 .brocc bendchoprach(sc.Cell Dara),
35 RC xiii 114 § 160 (see ¤ chopor supra).cloidme benndornachæ`with
pointed hilts
', RC xxi 152 § 8.