1 banda

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 banda or dil.ie/5335
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adj io, iā (ben)

(a) feminine, female, womanly; pertaining to a woman: i n-ecosc b.¤ , LU 2619 (H). todh cach mb.¤ .i. cach ball b.¤ ┐ cach comna b.¤ `every female member and every female condition', Auraic. 1464 - 1465 . celad bain-fesa .i. . . . o dichlit a feis mb.¤ intercourse with a woman, Laws v 452.26 Comm. im cach techtughadh mb.¤ .i. im cach ni dlegait na mna, i 144.18 Comm. briathra b.¤ banamla, TTebe 4415 . a chraobh bhíthe bh.¤ , DDána 80.28 . feardha ┐ bannda do chruthaidh Sé iad, Gen. v 3.

As subst. a dagben in banna bán the fair womanly one, Mór M. 11. an feardha ┐ an bannda araon, Numbers v 3.

(b) womanish, effeminate, weak: a mil banna banamail (sic MS.), SR 1226 (Eve to the serpent). Cf. 1195 . narab b.¤ bar n-aigenta, TFrag. 180.z . i nbar ndainib b.¤ meta gan gal gan gaiscidh, Aen. 2252. a leabhruibh b.¤ bhíos lān do cheasduibh collaidhe effeminate, Mac Aingil 4835 . Adv., in positive sense: ro fhreaguir hé gu banda bithumal 'she (Mary) answered him modestly and ever-humbly', Ev.Inf. (LFF) 197 § 44 .