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bantrocht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bantrocht or dil.ie/5366
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: bantracht, -achta, -a-, banntrachd, banntrachta

n also bantracht (ben + 3 trácht?). ? Orig. n.: b.¤ nEmna, LU 5198 ( b.¤ Ulad, 8230 ). g s. in bantrochta, -achta. n p. -a- banntrachd f., IGT Decl. § 26. Cf. banntracht tsleibi A., RC xxiv 380.17 .

Company of women, female retinue; womenfolk: with sg. or pl. verb: égit in bantrocht , TBC-I² 531 . tothéit ... bantrocht nEmna, TBC-I² 811 . b.¤ coem, SR 6277. alaind b.¤ . . . / ingena Áeda Abrat, LU 3753. do saigid in bantrochta, 8856 ( FB 65 , H). in b.¤ . . . .i. tri coicait ban, TBC-LL¹ 1357. do bhīdīs trī caogaid ban [i n-a b]anntrocht (of a king's daughter), ML² 488. bágh an banntrochta, Prolegomena 45 § 25 . Freq. in pl. Etain ┐ a banntrachta immpi, IT i 128.18 (TE). do mnaib ┐ bantrochtaib, LU 6536. mna ┐ macama ┐ bantrachta na nGall, Cog. 102.5 . brugh na mbantracht mbanda míonla, Keat. Poems 859.