2 bil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 bil or dil.ie/5878

adj expld. as good, fortunate, safe: b.¤ .i. maith, O'Cl. b.¤ tene .i. tene ṡoinmech (glossing Belltaine), Corm. 6. b.¤ .i. maith nó soinmech . . . bit secht mba bili, O'Dav. 205. b.¤ .i. inill, Thes. ii 326.19 (Hy. iv Comm.). b.¤ .i. slán, O'Dav. 206.

In lit. exx. vaguely laudatory allit. adj.: a brug Pharduis b.¤ , SR 1783. da cét ṁbargen ṁb.¤ , 6309 . fo bathis báin b.¤ , LL 353d79 . Mo Lliṅg Lúath, Cellach, Bróen b.¤ , RC xiii 44 § 27 . B. blaith b.¤ , LL 376. C. bruinne b.¤ , LL 1338. cech óen in tṡluaig-se báid b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 118.1 . dá leghtar mo betha b.¤ (said by Maedóc Ferna), BNnÉ 278 § 262 . ro marbsat in ṁbuadching b.¤ , LL 15667. a nónbur ban búadach b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. ii 28.7 . don Bannai b.¤ , iv 68.27 . tri fichit bliadan buan b.¤ , Fél. 78.27 . daro caith cet bliadan b.¤ , BB 25b55 . go brath mb.¤ , Duan. F. ii 130.11 . fri ré da c[h]ēd mbliad[h]ain mb.¤ , 156.7 .

In chevilles: fáth b.¤ , LL 2414. fo blaid b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 374.7 . tre baid mb.¤ , BB 273a2 ( Leb. Cert.² 800 n .). fri báire mb.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 116.27 .

Compds. each dha bho biolḟothach. luath a réim ar airdeamhain (rhet.), Ériu xiii 25.21 = each, dá boin bilfotach .i. slán cen ḟothach `free from glanders' (?), O'Dav. 206. (price of an `emain' poem): each da bo billathach (b.¤ `rich in milk', Misc. Hib. 22.5 ), Laws v 66.18 .