birda

Cite this: eDIL s.v. birda or dil.ie/5946

adj io, iā (1 bir) pointed, sharp: berach no birdae gl. uerutus, Sg. 60a6 . is dó ropdar b.¤ baill / túatha F. `were to him as pointed tools' (i.e. `dangerous to handle', note), Metr. Dinds. iii 164.7 . Temair cech mbennach mb.¤ `pointed hill', i 10.19 . siriti bras b.¤ na letheti út (of Cú Chulainn) angular (?), TBC-I¹ 1706. dā ṡeirith birdae brecduba foe, Corm. Y 1059 (91.20) . a mbárca b.¤ brecda sharp-prowed , LL 32149 ( TTr. 1338 ).