atbai

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Forms: átbai

n also átbai, áttba (g. sg. B. in Scáil² 131 ). All exx. from Baile in Scáil. Usually in phr. éc a.¤ , acc. to Meyer, 'death with swelling of the body' Meyer Contribb. 156 , cf. Ériu l 185-87 : do-fuit atbai i roí Ruis 'he [will] die of a tumour in the battle-field of Ross', B. in Scáil² 45 § 50 . bebaid Muirchertach éc atbai máirt Cletig, B. in Scáil² 40 § 24 . bebaid éc atbui la fuil 'he will die of a wound/bloody tumour', B. in Scáil² 43 § 45 . mór áttba, bebaid M. éc a.¤ mairt Cletig, ZCP xx 225 § 24 . at-beba éc átbai issind Imbliuch os Boaind, 227 § 37 . éc a.¤ hi tāilcentaigh, xii 233 § 44 . éc átbai, 237 § 58 . bebaid ēc atbui la fuil, 233 § 45 . mór marb, mór átbai. mór ail at-cuinfhet Goideil, xx 226 § 31 .