2 báire

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 báire or dil.ie/5226

Forms: bāire, baire

n expld. as leader, chief: bāire, graece barones fortes dicuntur , Corm. Y 154. barae graece barones mercinari fortess dicuntur. Broc fochracae didiu in bari, unde dicitur bare buri, O'Mulc. 124. baire .i. saí, Ériu xiii 76.208 . bari na sárḟiadach sáer / Sláni, LL 4182 = baire, BB 56a1 . do thuit naonbhar do bhairibh na bruighne `nine of the chiefs', ITS v 176.27 . ? cen bró-guine b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 70.3 . ? Cf. bár.