3 blá

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 blá or dil.ie/6001

Forms: blaí, blae

n also blaí, blae f. green, lawn, level field, plain: bla .i. faithche, O'Cl. gáir a ṡlúaig ós blai bruidne (as bla brune, [.i. ua]s faigthi in b[ai]le, v.l.) `green', Metr. Dinds. iv 368.15 . oin eich agar (sic leg.) for bla, Laws v 278.4 . doberar carpat ind ríg forsin ṁblai, LL 14560. in tan roanic in carpat cend na blae, 14572 . bennachais blae óinaig Tailtin, Trip. 70.30 . segda cairptech docing rot / . . . / alaind lúadam luades blai (: Fidgai), LU 3800 ( SCC 37 ). ar ind uaig os fertais blae, Acall. 4114. suainem tar blái foa ndichet carpat, O'Mulc. 759.

Place, ground: `bladh' (bla, v.l.) baile, Metr. Gl. 25 § 20. bláe .i. baile . . . bláe feadha dia ndocrion cobra, O'Dav. 212. amail oin a mbla apta, Laws v 194.1 Comm. Cf. amail oin; in baile i napad . . . amail oín i ninad eipiltneach, iii 218.16 Comm. it ríched bladmar ar ṁbla / a Rí in talman in toga, LL 855. as í rom-alt fo céttblae `in the first place', Moling 26 . ós bla `over the spot', Metr. Dinds. iv 130.19 . for blai (.i. faichthi), LU 10280. Cf. ní ar bhladh éan urla[i]nn romalt, Content. xxiv 7 , see n. 8 . ? ardomroet rí carrge blai / ma gabtha gaí duane dó, IT iii 42.4 . logh a bla (of an artifact), O'Curry 404 (H. 3.18, 224b).

Compd. leithdíri da blāi-neimthib (blanimtibh, v.l.) ` sanctuaries ', Cáin Ad. 36.