breithemnacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. breithemnacht or dil.ie/6704

Forms: brithemnacht, brithemnacht

n ā, f. O. Ir. brithemnacht (breithem). GOI § 260. judging, judgment, adjudication: doairchet a-llaa ṁbrithemnacte sin, Wb. 6b26 . léicid iudicium deo .i. brithemnacht bes huilliu (an leg. (?), ed.) nísṅdenaith gl. non ergo amplius inuicem iudicemus, 6b29 . ni epur brithemnact for nech, 8d26 . ní gette na brithemnachta becca erriu ref. to de minimis iudicatis, 9c8 . amal bete som in impudiu inna brithemnacte `in the encompassment of the Doom', 9c10 . combad firián a brithemnacht gl. iudicandi, Ml. 89b15 . brithemnacht firiáin gl. iudicium `righteous judgment', 89b13 . iustitia is du firinni brithemnachtæ téit, 109a2 . air biid aslach oc eráil inna brithemnachtae condárbastar gné firinne fuiri, 95b6 . bith soer som as in brithemnacht hisin `he will be free from that judgment', 57c7 . med brithemnachtae dæ, 57d8 . brithemnacht gl. sanctione, 40a3 . mad fír in brithemnacht bess in mente , Thes. ii 4.32 . breithem an breitheamhnais bīas agan breitheamnacht at the Judgment (of Doom), ZCP viii 199 § 4. atchota milteṅga brithemnacht, LL 345c1 ( RC xlv 14 § 21 ). ni aidlingcet o nachaib rechtaib na fúiglib na brethamnachtaib, acht recht n-aicnid namma, Alex. 850. M. . . . sui brethemhnachta ┐ seanchais `doctor of jurisprudence', AU ii 36.1 . ollamh breithemhnachta Ua Failghe `chief brehon', AFM ii 888.18 . In legal texts: concertaim breithemnacht (sic leg.) bais, Laws i 12.24 Comm. lúan do br(e)ithemnacht, do choccertad túath for adjudication (in order of engagements of a king), Críth G. 544. in tan as [re] brethemnacht sin. In tan is re conairib fuigill, etc. `pronouncing of judgment', Laws v 6.16 Comm. in ord breithemnachta `in the laws of the Brehons', i 16.15 (Preface to Senchus Mór).