derbráthair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. derbráthair or dil.ie/15573

Forms: derbrathri, derbraithri, dearbhráithreacha, dearbraithri

n r,m. (1 derb + bráthair) n p. derbrathri, RC xi 452.150 . derbraithri, Acall. 2987 . dearbhráithreacha, Matth. i 2(1602). g p. sesear dearbraithri , Lec. 573a36 (Facs. 287ra36 ).

(a) brother (by blood, whereas bráthair is used in wider sense): derbráthir gl. germane, Wb. 24a35 . cis lir corannat cro ┐ dibad? . . . athair ┐ mac, brathair ┐ fine . . . brathair .i. in dearbhbrathair, Laws i 258.12 Comm. don triur der- bráthar, Met. Dinds. iii 6.56 . Fiachna mac Fir Febi d.¤ side do F. mac Fir Febi, TBC² 1436 . tri derbrathir insin .i. tri meic Roire, LL 349fy . Pilip . . . derbrathair Hiruaith, PH 835 . mic bráthar damsa an cetrar . . . trí derbráithre dam an triur ele, SG 86.24 . naenbar dearbrathar collaidi, Liber Flavus ii 25rb17 . dias dearbhráthar Déadṡolais, TD 20.17 . Martha, ag labhairt ré Críost do thaoibh a dearbhráthar, TSh. 1745 .

(b) Rarely used of a brother in religion: bīodh cuimhne accaibh a dheirbhṡethra inbhar n-urnaighthe . . . ar bhar nderbhrāthair bocht Michel Ó Cleirigh, Ériu xv 8.15 (dedica- tion of O'Clery's transl. of the Rule of St. Clare).