borrfadach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. borrfadach or dil.ie/6421
Last Revised: 2019

adj o, ā (borrfad) swelling, proud, elated, high-spirited; fierce, bold, vigorous : buiden már borrfadach, TBC-I² 3642 . is borrfadach caurad, TBC-I² 3676 . co Boïnd mborrfadaig `the swollen B.', Ériu iv 152.24 . blaith-bhile b.¤ Breagh `the proud-blossomed tree' (of a king), MR 96.2 . a beithi blaith bennachtach, / a bhorrfadhaigh bhinn `proud one', BS 66.10 . in macaem beoda b.¤ , TTebe 3157 . ant æs bæt borrfodoc `das dumme rohe Volk', ZCP xiii 260.19 . fer beódha borrfadhach `high-spirited', AFM iii 602.2 . ro gab ferg dicra . . . e, ┐ bruth b.¤ , Cog. 188.14 . buille brioghmhar borrfadhach `a . . . fierce blow', Ériu v 178.1 . sgela borrfadhacha bith-uathbasacha bracha, KMMisc. 316.8 .

Adv. is b.¤ forfópartatar in tulaigsin `boldly they made for that hill', TBC-LL² 4377 . co brigmur b.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1236.8 .