bidgad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bidgad or dil.ie/5869

Forms: bedgad, bidhgadh

n u, m. Also bedgad. vn. of bidgaid. IGT Verbs § 80. sudden quick movement, start, fright; act of starting, jumping: bidhgadh gl. pavementum (cf. paveo and pavio), Ir. Gl. 769. memaid bánbidgud bodba d'echraid C.C., MU² 253. ro chlisesdair a cride ri groidb. na genidhechta, LL 409b10 (= MR 232.11 ). bidhgadh mor do righ Temhrach . . . a thech Casca do thuitim fair, AU ii 110.7 . in b.¤ sin ┐ in t-aduath, CCath. 769 . in bidgadh do-rinne Eoin (=stupefieri), Smaointe B. Chr. 3259. do ghaib bioga leis an mbréithir sin í (Deirdre) `she made a start', IT ii2 151.6 . uair ní fhuairsiot bedhgadh ina mballaibh acht amhail batís mairbh `life', AFM vi 1918.13 . do bhíodhgadh súas = that thou stir up, 2 Timothy i 6. brosdadh, béodhadh, bruideadh, muscladh, cailgeadh, corrughudh, biodhgadh `to stir up', Eg. Gl. 69. an chéaddairt ag cur beadhgaidh, DDána 78.13 . In phr. benaid b.¤ as: dobhen sé biodhgadh barramhail boirbretha aisde he started it (the steed) off at a powerful pace, Ériu v 178.32 . a dtúis an gheimhridh bhíodhgtha bhraonaigh `the tearful winter that has so startled us', O'Gr. Cat. 596.20. bás bíodhgtha `violent death', O'Rah. 96.10.