bruin(n)ech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bruin(n)ech or dil.ie/7118

Forms: bruinneach

n (bruinne) expld. as mother: bruinech .i. máthair, Corm. 7. bruindech .i. māthair .i. arindī bīathas nōidena for a bruinnib .i. suis mamellis .i. for a cīguib fodēin, Corm. Y 145 , O'Cl. `bruinnech' mathair, Metr. Gl. 34 § 27 ; Lec. Gl. 563 , M 357 . bruinnech .i. mathair, . . . na bi bruinech balb .i. nir bo balb a mathair nó in ben ron-uc, O'Dav. 208. ba hí a bruinnech ro oilestar Mac De `his mother', 335 . bruinneach ` big-bellied, pregnant, also a mother, nurse ', P. O'C.