banais

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Forms: bainsi

n f. (ben + 2 feis) g s. na bainsi , IGT Decl. § 150 (p. 150.z).

(a) marriage-feast, wedding: banessa gl. nuptias, Thes. ii 38.5 . ní marbtar muilt dom b.¤ , Lament 11 . co tucsaide T. . . . do ṡeitig ┐ co ndernad cobled mór dia mb.¤ , LL 31684 ( TTr. 871 ). i n-aidhchi na n-inboth .i. na baindsi, ZCP iii 469. don banḟeiss, RC xi 448.90 . gáir bháinnsi, KMMisc. 346 II § 1 .

Of the inauguration ritual of a king (see Ériu xiv 14 f .): ba si-sen a banaiss rigi, ZCP iii 244 § 47. issi sin banuis righ is righdha . . . do ronad do righ Connacht riem, ALC i 554.10 (an. 1310 ). iar ndenamh bainnsi a thaisighechta, AFM iv 1092.1 (an. 1475 ).

By extension of the first feast celebrated in a new `bruiden' etc.: for b.¤ a mbruidne, SG 62.16 . do dhénam baindsi a dhúine ┐ a righe, MR 14.z .

(b) feast, banquet in general: co focuirthe thra dochum na bannsi sin na huile dee, ZCP xxx 53.348 . b.¤ dḟeoil, BB 61a8 . lem b.¤ mbrogdha, ZCP viii 226 § 18. cóisreach, fleadh, féusta, bainis, Eg. Gl. 170.