bibdu

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Forms: bidba, bibdid, bibdad, bidhba, bidbad

n d, m. later bidba. See Pokorny, KZ xlvii 163 , GOI § 203 , 323.4 . n s. b.¤ , Wb. 6c21 . n pl. bibdid, 2a14 , Ml. 45b10 , 62d5 , 143b1 (see note), bibdaid, 114d4 . g pl. bibdad, Ml. 49d12 . bidhba m., IGT Decl. § 21.

(a) one who is guilty, liable, condemned; a criminal, culprit: gl. rei Ml. 70a3 , 114d4 . gl. obnoxii, 45b10 . 143b1 . bidba graece bitheumatur (sic, for bi-θάνατος , Corm. Tr. 23 ) .i. bis mortuus. adrolli a bás fo dí, Thr. Ir. Gl. 8. reus cach bidba, Metr. Gl. 4.25 . `ciol' bás is `biodhbha' leatrom, 28.43 . dede hi roptar bibdaid som .i. in dermut gnimae ṅdæ . . . gl. dupliciter rei, Ml. 124c2 . cach bidba ina chinta do neoch no ḟuasnabad cáin, Thr. Ir. Gl. 30 s. Mogh Eime . genti bidbaid bertar (ber(r)thair, v.ll.) pagans (who are) guilty (?), Fél. Prol. 175. in b.¤ ┐ in cintach na chinaid ┐ logad da anmain `the guilty and the criminal for his crime [to be forfeit],' RC vi 165.7 ( LU 9783 ). bidbaid duit-siu sind uile we are all responsible for you, TFerbe 219 . sreth a salmaib . . . / do escaini, mod cen cleith, / ond eclais for cach mbidbaid, Hib. Min. 45.7 . biodhbha do leanb Moire mé, DDána 31.26 . In legal contexts: bidbu cach leices bidbudu he who lets criminals escape is himself a culprit, Laws i 12.20 . mani eirre bidbaid . . asren fine a llānfīachu īar mēitt a chinad, Cáin Ad. 47. fo cerdcar crann forro . . . dus cia dib do toth bidba do tabairt `the guilty party' (viz. a savage animal), Laws iv 102.16 Comm.

With follg. gen. of law, rule, etc.: bídba thimmna Dé `guilty of breaking God's commandment', Trip. 396. 3 . b.¤ rechta, SR 6861. comadh bidhbu in ríghrechta Romhánaigh. . . . Césair that C. was guilty as regards the Roman state, CCath. 224.

In phr. b.¤ báis (cf. Lat. mortis reus) (one) condemned to death, deserving of death: ar ba b.¤ leusom intí nád imdibthe, Wb. 1d15 . atbert robo bidba b.¤ di nach eperad fris, Thr. Ir. Gl. 28. is bidba b.¤ do Dīa ┐ do dōinib, Ériu i 218 § 3. bidhbha bais ┐ . . . fogarthach a hErinn, IT iii 198 § 55. fir bidhbuidh báis `men deserving of death', RC x 90.14 (ICM). bar bibdaith bāis ind you are doomed to death for him (?), ZCP viii 311.5 . is bídbha dingmhala bais tú (said by the Jews to our Lord), Smaointe B. Chr. 3668. Note also: ba bidba troch co trom-neim `a culprit fated to evil doom', Metr. Dinds. iii 172.14 .

(b) In Laws also of opposing party in action, claim, etc. defendant (opp. to feichem toicheda plaintiff): indligidh dono don bidbaidh a elodsum im dlighedh `defendant', Laws i 114.20 Comm. da-rad in fechem toicheda fein fuilled cairde do'n bidbaidh, v 378.z Comm. ce beth cin co beth caemachta imgabala ag bidbuid, 150.8 , 9 Comm. mani uil i seilb in bidbad anarra is deisse re feichemuin toicheda, 420.29 Comm.

(c) enemy: atcosnatis bidbad būaid `victory over their foes', Fianaig. 10.19 . claidbiu balcbéimnechu fri bibdadu, LU 7735 (= BDD² 1270 ). re hilar a bidbad re himad a námat, LU 6281 ( TBC-I¹ 1779 ). bidba na crich ba nessom duit oc breith do ṡlait, TBC-LL¹ 9. duni is mó is bídba d'Ultaib, CRR 18 , cu roissem ár ṁbidbadaib, MU² 322. ri cech ṁbidbaid bás `to every foe death', PRIA xix 552 § 44 ( LL 18656 ). bidbaid bunaid hereditary foes, Acall. 6704. Troiandaig sindi . . . ┐ bidbuidh duind Laitinda, Aen. 1841. atáid trí bidhbaid am bun, IGT Decl. ex. 785. (to death) a bhíobha an chine dhaonna, Measgra D. 66.20 . fá biodhbha biothfhoghlach ar Ulltachaibh é feadh a ré, Keat. ii 3188.

Legal: teac bidbad eli `the house of another enemy' (of the injured man, excluded from the rule of othrus), BCrólige 23 Comm.

Attrib. g s.: dos-ratais i cró bidbad iat in an enemy pen (sc. the iron house), MU² 884. See fópairt.