bruinne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bruinne or dil.ie/7117

Forms: bruinnech, bruinde

n io, m. (1 brú). Note g p. bruinnech, CCath. 5937. bruinde m., IGT Decl. § 2.

(a) Used in sg. and pl. in sense of breast(s), bosom, chest: for a bruindib .i. suis mammillis , Corm. 7. don bruinde gl. pectus, Gild. Lor. 200. b.¤ .i. cliabh, Ériu xiii 66 § 65. figor in bruinni `of the breast' (in symbolism of particles of the Host), Thes. ii 255.6 (Stowe M.). bís tar bruinniu ógae gl. uirgo fasciae pectoralis, Ml. 144c7 . beim a [ar, MS] bruindi `striking of the breast', Ériu xix 60 § 11. tara bruinde tara gnuis / tabradh airdhe cruiche Críst, i 193 § 3b = tar a broinde, ZCP vii 310 § 2. cech duine etc. is a bél ban (of the asa b.¤ monstrous posterity of Ham), Rawl. 76a48 (see Carney, Studies in Ir. Literature and History 109.20). la tabairt forgoba inna bruinni, LU 4369. donnochtat (sc. bantrocht) a mbruinni friss, 5199 (TBC). a ciche nochta ┐ a mbruinde (mothers lamenting), PH 394. do chuir lámh fá n-a bhroinne bhá(i)n `hoary breast', Ériu i 28.19 . brunni gabra D., LU 9684. urchur . . . co m-bói i m-bruinnib in fhir, RC xiv 243.7 . an bruinde mílla is maith dath `bosom', Ériu iv 218 § 24. don mhac shaor do bhí ar do bh.¤ (to the Cross), DDána 2.15 . Fig. Tailtiu bruine oenaig ain, LL 1008. osna gaoithe go n-duibhe b.¤ , Hard. ii 190.15 .

Note also: b.¤ .i. brod, ut est, b.¤ désghér ina láimh an armful , Ériu xiii 65 § 56.

(b) Less freq. in sense of 1 brú: nonbur cloindi . . . no dus beridh si gacha bliadna . . . do mac E. . . . o bruindi, BB 257b32 . cor torrach Muire mātha[i]r / . . . / Gabrial re bruindi nīr ben, ACL iii 244 § 12 ` womb ', Aithd. D. 49.12 . Iossa Crīst ar n-a duiniugadh . . . a mb.¤ na naomh-óighe, Fl. Earls 150.27 .

(c) In extended application front; centre, surface (?); brink; limit: co m-bruinde di carrmogal (priestly raiment), ZCP xxx 107.8 (Alex.). iaich Berba b.¤ `salmon of Barrow's bosom', RC xiii 46 § 29. d'iascc oc irsnamh na b.¤ depths (?) (of river), Anecd. ii 23 § 1. tar bruindi a lunga `the bow of her boat', Dinds. 81 (cf. 1 braine). co mbetis a mbruindi for tir ` prows ', Aen. 2432. a mbruinnedha (braineda, v.l.) i n-inadhaibh a n-errais, CCath. 1959. a bruinnibh bechlann from the interior (?), AFM vi 2224.3 . cos bruinde front foot (?), O'Mulc. 246.

Prec. by prepp. of position, etc. d'a brunnib from (in front of) it, Metr. Dinds. ii 80.11 . cissi daoire . . . acht ani rosiass diar mbruindib-ne in our presence (?), ACL iii 326.22 . gan lón do bheith fa a mbruinnibh before them, DDána 20.22 . for bruinnib Emna Mache on the confines of E., Corp. Gen. 282.25 , ZCP viii 217.13 . delc narcuid isin brot ara bruindib in front of him (?), TBC-I¹ 3367. fer for a bruinnib `one (dwarf) on his breast' (`breasts', Ériu xvi 38 § 4 ), Laws i 72.4 . for a brunni-si, Fing. R. 194. ar b.¤ slóigh, DDána 110.34 . ar bhruinnibh Th., Keat. ii 4584. cros dé bí . . . / ra b.¤ cach uilc fó thrí against every evil, SG 390.9 . fal fri bruinde in fir amuigh a bar against the man outside (plaintiff) (in recovery of possession), Laws v 500.15 Comm. re bruinnib a m-bidhbhad `in fronting their enemies', MR 154.3 . os b.¤ in Braga above (?) the B., MacCarthy 184 § 1 .

Of time: fri bruinni naenaig ar uin `at the approach of a fair-day', Laws i 202.22 Comm. ar chind ḟogamair / fri b.¤ buana, Leb. Cert.² 1078. ré bruinnibh báis at the very moment of death, TSh. 6188. With follg. gs. betha, brátha: for bruinnib betha in the world, Fél. June 29 . co bruinni mbratha ┐ betha till the day of doom, LU 6348 (TBC). fri bruinni mbratha, Rawl. 69a13 .

In n. pr. for banais Eoin bruinde, Ériu ii 200.5 . Eoin maith b.¤ `J. the loved disciple', Ó Bruad. ii 194.8 .

Compds. ceōla fer mbrundederg of the redbreasted robins, K. and H. 24. D. bruindi-gel ban, H 3.18, 730.26 .

See bruinnechor.