aibrit(h)iud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aibrit(h)iud or dil.ie/746

n twinkling of an eye, second: is in dēniu aibritid tresngata na huile dúile súas coricci riched. Is denitir sin rosaigh fudumne pene ┐ rosaig turcbail ┐ funed negrene . . . hisin doen a.¤ ( = isind oen a.¤), Mon. Tall. 162.37 (§ 85) . elivavit manam suam cum evangelio de (leg. d'óen, edd.) a.¤ atarann in tene muindtir cluana mac nois `at the moment when', 25 . aibrithiudh cotulto, Gael. 50 , 135 (`a wink of sleep', Blathm. 720 ). ra loisced . . . / re haidbriud oenuaire, LL 3232 (? leg. aidbritiud, line one syllable short). Note follg. exx. which edd. refer to brothad, brathad: con-das-marband raa braithiud n-óenúaire in a moment of time, MU² 631 . nos ithend fo chétóir friha brathad sula `in the twinkling of an eye', RC x 56.6 ( LU 1895 ).