builid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. builid or dil.ie/7387

 

i laudatory adj. of imprecise meaning, usually alliterating and / or rhyming. Of land, territory: os bith b.¤ , SR 7247. [a] crich Breg bulid (: turid) `comely land of B.', Ériu viii 68.37 . Of humans, ainmals, etc.: da bois builid (Adam's palm), SR 1893. b.¤ ballda, bládmar, bras, 1903 ` handsome ' (?) (Gloss.). ind ḟírflaith blaith b.¤ búan, Airne F. 267. an mac builidh bínnbhriathrach ` gentle ', KMMisc. 360.10 . fegan b.¤ bind-brethach ` beauteous ', Hy Fiach. 182.2 . gid borb is búilidh, Caithr. Thoirdh. 76.27 . a bé bán bulid collí, TFerbe 354 . baothán builidh beigciallda ` gay ' (Gloss.), TSh. 1721. ar da n-echaib . . . bulid bedgaig, TBC-LL¹ 3377 (`beautiful', TBC-LL² 2917 ). di chrud blāith b.¤ (cattle), ZCP iii 24.10 . Of dress, materials, etc.: inar builidh brecsrōil, ZCP xiii 170.34 . do bréitib búilide brecsróil `with fair . . . napkins', SG 240.31 . co dtairsightibh . . . do bín (read d'ébind (?), note) bric bhuilidh brighmair ` beautiful ' (Gloss.), TBC St. 4609. Of metre, voice: in rannaigecht bec bulid, LL 5243 blooming (Thurn.), Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 75 § 5. cinéal m Bréanainn / an ghloír bhuilidh bhinnshéaghainn, Magauran 2148 .

As subst. m. ris an mbuilidh ngeal nglóirghrinn, DDána 69.20 .

Compds. noedenan bec bulidchain, LL 17990. cu bulidgrind, 17946 .