Boänd, Bóinn

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Forms: Boënd, Boend

pn arch. Boënd. ā, f. the river Boyne (see O'Rahilly, EIHM 3 ; Bergin, Ir. Hist. Stud. x 422 ; Pokorny, ZCP xxiv 111 ; Études Celt. iv 180 ; compared to Vedic govindu- 'who obtains cows' JIES xiii 478 , but cf. Ptolemy: Towards a Linguistic Atlas of the Earliest Celtic Place-Names of Europe 103 ): in flumine quod Scotice Boend uocitatur , Thes. ii 277.37 . in hostio Boindeo , 269.43 (Ardm.). super Vadum Carnói i mBoind, 264.15 (Ardm.). Inber Colptha ubi Boand in mare exit , 316.39 . oc Áth Brea for Boïnn (: Find), RC xxiii 310 § 29. for Bōïnn (: mbinn), ZCP viii 106.1 . Bōänd i mMide na māl, 7 . anmann Bōinne Bregmaige, 105.z. tarca Bóind bró bága / Cathir Chróḟind, cró búada, Metr. Dinds. i 28.19 . suithe iumais . . . na Boinne knowledge (that came from) the herbage . . . of the Boyne, Laws iii 50.9 Comm. See Hog. Onom.

As n.pr. f.: Boind ingen Delbaeth meic Eladan, LL 1182. Boand, ben Nechtain, Ériu vii 220 § 12. ra Boaind, 221 § 15 . Boind a ssídib, Fraech 102 . gol . . . bantrochta Bóinni, 240 .