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bernaid v(bern)makes agapin,breaches: curro bearn an cloidhe,
TBC St. 3236. oiléan i mbearntar buidhne, Measgra D. 40.3 .
ro bernad ┐ ro formaeladh a claideb became gapped and
blunted
, CCath. 3615. bearnoidh ealta knocks down bird-flocks,
80 O'Hara 4006.
In abstr. sensemakesaninroadon,lessens,diminishes:
cona bernnabthar mo flaithis uadh, Airne F. 321 v.l. iss ed
bernas anfola timgairi what bad conduct of the demanding
back
(of a loan)allows to be deducted, ZCP xiv 385 § 50 , see
85 xvi 210.25 .gur bearnadh séan bhar saorchlann, DDána
68.19 .acht ge ro bernadh fó na inmechus é`he suffered
(lit.was diminished) in fortune' (Plummer MS. notes), ALC
ii 230.5 .napdis druith no bernfad a bhfleidh ar tus who
should have first share in
, Lism. L. 481. fleadh grás dá bhríogh
do bearnadh / le bás an ríogh do-roighneadh, Aithd. D. 88.8 .
5 Vn. bernad.

bernán n(bern)anythinggapped,gaplike,indented: co mmebaid
as a bernn, conid é sin B. ¤ Brigte(a bell), Trip. 114.14 .an b. ¤
Padruic, BCC 120. an Bernan Ciaraín, RC xvii 383.11 (Tig.).
an Bearnán Ailbhe, FM ii 1018.1 .
10In plant-name:reghia .i. eachlasca ban sithi .i. bernan
muc, Arch. i 334.47 .
See Hog. Onom.

bernas n(bern). Also witha d s. -ais. Only innn. loc. gap,
mountain pass (see Hog. Onom.):cath Bernais, LL 6410.
15 for Bernais tíri Aeda, Lat. Lives 34.5 .ō Bhearnois Mhóir,
Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xv 29.13 (Acall.).Beárnas, Keat.
Poems 434. ?iar mb. ¤ , Anecd. i 13.6 (`from west of B.(?),'
SCano 413 n.).

Beroig n. loc. co droichet Beroige etir Albain ┐ Saxain`of
20 Berwick ', L. Chl. Suibhne 12. sruth Biroigi, ZCP vi 273.10 .

berr adj[o, ā]short (short-haired?Cf. berraid):bearr .i. gairit ut
dicitur bearr cach belaid bean`every stout woman is short'
( Ériu xi 89. 14 ), H. 3.18,64b15 =b. ¤ (beir, MS.) .i. gach
ngairid unde est b. ¤ gach beoluig ben, O'Mulc. 183a. bir .i.
25gach gairit, O'C. 971 (H. 3.18, 416). As (hypocoristic)n. pr.:
B. . . . i rRos, Mart. Tall.,Dec. 21. Cf. Berran, July 11 .
As epithet:Lugaid B.(Lugb. ¤ ,v.l.), Corp. Gen. 373.6 . See
Ériu xii 216. Appar. assubst.in (ofdividing inherited land )
curter birr braithri in coiced bliada[i]n .i. . . . crannchuir do
30denam doib uime cib e diobh da-ria rogha, Cóic Con. Fug.
42 § 65 `a short piece of wood . . . for casting lots', Plummer
MS. notes.
Compd.beirrsgian`aRazor ', Eg. Gl. 722 (cf. berrad).

1 berrach n ā,f.prob. a use ofberach. cane: muir marb . . . ┐
35fássaidh b. ¤ uirre . . . fo premhuib na berruighe (berruidhe,
MS.) sin, Maund. 161. deoch maith . . . doniter do premaibh
na berruighi da ndentur in siucra, 128 .

? 2 berrach: n b. ¤ , H. 3.18,518 cited Mann. and Cust. i cclxxiv
n. 494 ` junior barrister ', n. 495.10 .

40 berrad n u,m. vn.ofberraid. (a)In phr.b. ¤ airechta`a survival
of the earlier wider meaning' (ofb. ¤ ), `a denominative vb.
formed fr. . . .berr short. . .synopsis,abridgement . . .',
O'Brien, Ériu xi 88 , 89 .b. ¤ here =summa, Meroney, Jn.
Celt. Stud. ii 189. berrad(berr-, MS., wrongly emended to
45 bretha, ZCP xiii 19.26 )airechta, title of law tract, Bürgschaft
5.13 .amhail do rime a mberrudh airechta, O'C. 1029 (H. 3.18,
433a).aignis lais uile ┐ nascairecht ┐ b. ¤ (of the `aighni
airechta'), O'C. 813 (H. 3.18, 375b).
(b) act of cutting,clipping(hair),shaving: b. ¤ ná folcad, ná
50fothrucud`shaving', Ériu ii 200.29 .Moen . . . fer berrtha
mac Miled . . . Berramuin .i. muín i commaín berrtha, LL
22248 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ).fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan
berrthagl. (B. na f.)gan altain, ZCP v 488 § 3. fuba berrtha
.i. luag fige`the `f.' of napping' (cloth), Laws i 152.7 Comm.
55 a monga do bhearradh to clip their hair, TSh. 5599.
(c) act oftonsuring;tonsure: asbert Dubthach fri Pátricc
tair dum b.sa, Thes. ii 241.12 .ord bertha`the regular time
of tonsure
', Mon. Tall. 137.11 .b. ¤ moga slave'stonsure ,
O'Mulc. 726. berradh manaigh . . . b. ¤ mogadh, Trip.² 250.
60 (d) styleofcuttingofhair, hencehead of hair, hair: forthí
berrtha forro . . . berrtha núa léo . . . berrtha lethna léo
(styles of cut worn respectively by three successive groups),
Táin 157 , 161 , 165 .trí cruindberrtha foraib it é comlebra
for cúl ┐ étan, BDD² 746. bearradh .i. grúag, O'Cl. húasa
65b. buide-chas, BDD² 1023. duiphithir daol dath a berrda,
Auraic. 3497. bas eitir a u (.i. a cluas) ┐ a berrath (.i. mullach
a chinn)`a handsbreadth between his ear and his beard (or hair),'
Mann. and Cust. iii 107 n.68 (H. 1.15, 955.7).dorónadh
rothnúall corcra óa bhonn góa bherradh dhe, Ériu v 76.22 .
70 (e)In phr.b. ¤ geóin:tugadh . . . / bearradh geóin ar Choin
gCulainn a mocking shearing, Dánta Gr. 70.18 . See alsos. gén.
na fechadh in prelaid do berradh geoine`fools' tonsure'
(Gloss.), ITS xxix 201.19 .

berraid v(berr) (a) shears,clips;shaves: berrthar . . . no is
75cumme dí no berrthegl.tondeatur, Wb. 11c13 .co sebaind a
folt de amal bíd co n-altain no berthá, LU 5679 ( TBC² 1205 ).
co roberr māil fair cosin chloduib`cropped his hair',
Ériu ii 22.2 .Moen . . . is é cetna fer no berrad i nHerind, LL 22246
( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ).ro bearrastar mac na baintrebthaigi in
80ri, RC ii 197.8 .berrthar fuilt na sethrach=the Sisters . . .
haue their hayre cut
, RSClára 70b .a fhir ghlacas a[n] ghall-
dacht / bhearras an barr bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471
§ 1 . Transfd.tonn . . .a tondeo.i. ar b. ¤ in fēr don murbach,
Corm. Y 1243. ro berrad L.L. was laid waste, SG 411.11 .
85 do bhearr d'fhaithchibh fionna a bhféar(of greens made bare
by horse-racing), Magauran 3035 .ón ló . . . bhearrfas muir
do mhong(the end of the world), DDána 50.22.
(b) tonsures: berrsi Pátricc, Thes. ii 241.14 .ní bertar co
tí a ord berti`there is no tonsuring until the regular time of
tonsure
', Mon. Tall. 137.15 .romberr P.(=ablati sunt
5capilli capitis illius), Lat. Lives 27 § 22. coro berr berradh
manaigh fair, Trip.² 250. berrait a choraind ō a chūl(i.e.
like a slave), O'Mulc. 726.
(c) cuts(i.e.deals?)cards: ní bheárrfad cárta, Hackett
xxvi 33 .
10 Part. muccbér[r]tha ` shaven ', Trip. 40.10 ,dá bhróig
shioscaithe ribeanta bhearrtha` well-trimmed ', E. O'Rahilly
100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad.
iii 206.3 .
Vn. berrad.