3 brú

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 brú or dil.ie/7039

n (cf. 1 brá). See Ériu xxi 26 § 2. edge, brink, bank; border: ar bru na seiched, YBL 122b16 . ar bru mona no chuithi `on the edge of a bog or pit', Laws v 330.12 Comm. de b.¤ Berbae balbae `from the brink of . . . B.', Fél. Dec. 22. for bru Boinne atuaid, Thes. ii 310.32 . conéracht Glaiss Chruind fríu . . . co féotár fuirri (.i. fora bru, H), LU 5363 (TBC). for bru in mara `on the sea-shore', Laws i 70.y Comm. for b.¤ in Broga, LU 10701 (TE). ar bru na cilli `at the edge of the church', RC xxiv 46 § 4. do b.¤ Banba barrgile `to the border of . . . B.', Ériu iv 100 § 32. fa bh.¤ bhfoinnlearg bhfochanta, DDána 118.22 . ar b.¤ deróil a derce on the wretched edge of the grave, Metr. Dinds. iii 396.7 . for bru aire close to a satire (?), BB 299a41 , see frithsuide. Mac D. . . .dá lot ar b.¤ do bhearna; / is tú cnoc na cinneamhna, DDána 64.5 . nocha bí acht ar bh.¤ baoghail / san ní nach dú do dhéanaimh in the gap of danger, 10.9 .