brethnugad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. brethnugad or dil.ie/6768

u, m. vn. of brethnaigid. Also breithniugad. act of judging, deciding, examining, considering : do badur 'gā b. cid dogéndais re B., Acall. 2144 v.l. do bhrethnughadh threabh nIsrael = to judge, RSClára 150b . súas dā mbeinn dā mbreathnughadh `if I were to go back (in your pedigree) examining them' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 402. a bhreathnughadh go raibhe drong d'fhíréanchaibh do láthair bhreitheamhnais do dhéanamh ar Chríost, TSh. 3200. do lucht a bhreathnuighthe to those who reflect on it, 2444 . da mbē áoinní ann re a bhrethnughadh = if there be anything to be informed, RSClára 132a . gur ghabh ag breithniughadh ┐ ag mion- fhéachain na hEasa uaidh to examine and survey, Celt. Rev. x 139.6 . judgment, decision, opinion : ic tur bret[h]naigthi ettorra fein ┐ Poimp seeking a decision (in battle) between himself and P., CCath. 5021. dob é a mbreathnughadh `their opinion' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 1622. ursa breithnighthe gréas ngill, DDána 73.43 `pillar of judgment' (of a poet), Ir. Monthly 1920, 112 § 43 . fágaim fá breathnughadh an leightheora cia córa a mheas, etc. I leave to the reader's judgment, Eochairsg. 11.22 .