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1 barr

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Forms: barra, bhairr

n o, m. Otherwise: an fearann barra (g p. ?) the produce farm , Maguires of F. 92.

(a) In general, top, tip, end : b.¤ .i. críoch, O'Cl. b., críoch, corr, Eg. Gl. 65. pundand . . . ben-de-ind .i. a b.¤ benar de, Corm. Y 1065. for b.¤ cech oen chlúi, IT i 191.17 . for b.¤ na tuinne, LL 14625. for b.¤ slati, PH 131. for b.¤ an tsrotha, BNnÉ 296 n. 4 . ar b.¤ uachtarach na lasrach, TTebe 4142 . ruaíc tucadh do b.¤ in tṡluaigh the front of the host, AU iii 538.24 . sdéad seang ar bharraibh a bróg, DDána 106.10 . i mb.¤ an bhrogha, 71.16 . ? im' imdai . . . conna barreib forōrdae, MacCongl. 119.2 . ar b.¤ na cathrach `housetops', Stair Erc. 1872. bíbh (sic) a bárr so er bechbrethaibh `let [me see] any one improve upon . . .', O'Gr. Cat. 110.14. fo b.¤ Chenil Luachain `upper end', Ann. Conn. 1390.6 . b.¤ eanbruithi scum, O'Gr. Cat. 252.31. bárr bláthaigi 179.4 . go coilltibh bhairr na tuaithe, AFM vi 2230.2 . Cf. 1 úachtar (b).

(b) Special applications. Of trees, top, branching portion; of plants, tip, flower-head: b.¤ gl. frons -dis, Sg. 113b6 . in bairr thalman gl. intiba, 169b1 . b.¤ edin treetop interlaced with ivy, Thes. ii 294.11 . i mbarraibh cech primhfedhae, Blathm. 256. for barraib crand, Laws iv 188.14 Comm. athgabail cerc . . . mad i mbarr, gat ima bun if they are in a treetop let a withe be tied around its trunk, ii 118.14 Comm. in comad ro sia a b.¤ (of a felled tree), iii 226.11 Comm. b. blaithe . . . foríti ina mbech, Laws ii 120.x (but see Bechbretha 190 ). íar mb.¤ ḟedo, Imr. Brain 42. tri .xx crand / comraic nad chomraic a mb.¤ their branches almost touch (?), LU 3703 ( SCC 33 ). cromm barr cráeb, LL 12851. b.¤ sobarche, LU 10846. do b.¤ in feoir, CF 73.10 . no-thescatís barru na crand, PH 4620. b.¤ an luis, DDána 71.19 . b.¤ dés, IGT Decl. ex. 1089.

In phr. bun b.¤ = lock, stock and barrel, completely: ro tesc in ṅgabail . . . d'óenbéim bun b.¤ trunk and branch, TBC-LL¹ 746. ic atód tenedh ┐ do cuired in omna . . . bun b.¤ fair, IT iii 195 § 33. Cf. bretha bairr bunaid, Laws iv 166.x. dilsigthir barr bunaid a ttorad in cethramad bliadain, 168.3 . See 1 bun.

(c) Of the extremities of the body: b.¤ na teangadh, Cóir Anm. 279. Cf. TTebe 1863 . b.¤ a da slindén. TBC-LL¹ p. 615 n.6 . doghabh an rioghan ar b.¤ láimhe, Ériu v 184.370 . Cf. Dán Dé xv 32 . b.¤ na mér (collect. ?), Studies 1924, 243 § 15 . b.¤ na sróna, IGT Decl. ex. 1389. b.¤ fiadha an antler tip, Celtica ii 32 § 3 . b.¤ búabaill, see s.v. búaball.

(d) head of hair: do b.¤ cass, IT iii 16 § 41. barr buide for-dut-tá 'the yellow head of hair which is upon you', Echtrae Chonnlai 121 § 5 . b.¤ (.i. gruag), ZCP iii 378.18 (B. na f.). as caomh ┐ as find an b.¤ fil for L. . . . bidh é a ainm óniu amach, Findbarr, BNnÉ 12 § 9 . an b.¤ bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 1 .

(e) helmet, tiara, diadem: saraballa i.e. tyara uel b.¤ , Thes. i 2.11 . b.¤ gl. tiaras, Sg. 70a20 . b.¤ gl. pellium (i.e. pilleum), 95a6 . b.¤ gl. cassis, 67b6 . casuss (leg. cassis) [.i.] b.¤ , Laws i 32.20 Comm. b.¤ bís am cenn in rígh gl. eobarr, Ériu ii 4 n.49 . an ingin . . . ┐ b.¤ ōrda for a mullach, ZCP iii 459.22 . tathuigid in mb.¤ . . . .i. mionn n-oir bis for cionn ind rig, RC x 218 § 8 . See cathbarr.

(f) crop, produce: See Wagner, Ériu xx 180. buide beus b.¤ Feimin `Feimen's crop', Lament 13 . gort geal nach bí fá bh.¤ , Aithd. D. 62.5 . b.¤ dreasa durrthoigh, IGT Decl. ex. 1210. ní fhuair b.¤ ón deachmhaidh dhíbh `he found no fruit on a tenth of them' (of vines), PBocht 7.16 . b.¤ cnó . . . / ar choll, O'R. Poems 161. ar bharraibh aipche ┐ anaipche an tíre, AFM vi 2186.x . a mbairr ┐ a nguirt do mhilleadh, iv 856.2 . ? bretha bairr ┐ maigne, Laws iv 188.8 (`judgments concerning tree-top and field'). beich thetechta (sic leg. cf. 180.16 ) gaibte b.¤ nemid swarms that settle on the crop of a n. (?), 184.z .i. gabait i mb.¤ craind uasalneimidh, 186.30 Comm. Fig. ar [an] gcrábhadh do bhiadh b.¤ , DDána 3.5.

(g) Gramm. enclitic (demonstr. or emph. pron.): fearsoin, fearsin, lochdach gach b.¤ dhíobh, óir ní cóir b.¤ gan shunnradh (i.e. the demonstrative suffix may not be used without the article), IGT Introd. 7.26 . ag oireamhuin don fhocal bhíos roimhe bhíos an b.¤ madh cáol no leathan é, mar atá an fearúd . . ., mac an fhiriúd, 32 § 149. réd neamhshubsdainteach an b.¤ , ibid. ní cháoluigheann focal le b.¤ ar bioth achd le b. innsgne an emphasizing pronoun , § 150 . ón Tadhgsa . . . an b.¤ iomchras an sunnradhsin it is the enclitic that takes that defining element, § 15.

(h) Fig. top, climax, end; crown, supremacy, preeminence, transcendence: benait . . . / b.¤ find for slúag enair bring to a triumphant end, Fél. Jan. 31. Andreas . . . / dobeir b.¤ . . . / Nouimbir for slúagu, Nov. 30. na trí bairr for Érind .i. b.¤ dés ┐ b.¤ scoth ┐ b.¤ measa `the best of corn crops (?)' (Gloss.), BDD² 609 f. ishe thall a mb.¤ / do choic coicedaib hEirenn deprived of their supremacy, Rawl. 163b3 . ar bháidh is ar bh. ceiníl, MS. Mat. 565.40 . a mb.¤ . . . / tarla ag Róis ó ráonsgolaibh `R. was given the palm', O'R. Poems 221. gan b. ionnta acht ar áirmheas `have no other point of superiority', Content. vi 50. ní bhiadh b.¤ againn san ccéim-se ar na beathadhachoibh allta superiority , Desid. 1550. bárr óm dhuinese ag duine ní thárla none ever bore off the palm from, Hackett xl 115 . le b.¤ luais `by surpassing speed', Ir. Review 1913, 625 § 21 . le bárr neirt, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 352.12 . ba b.¤ aithméla a crowning cause of regret, Caithr. Thoirdh. 27.35 . le b.¤ gaoise `excessive wisdom', Content. xvi 98.

With beirid, do-beir: is tusa féin bheir b.¤ seirbe orra uile who exceeds them in discordance, SG 287.22 . go rugadar bárr ainbhfeasa ar gach droing d'eiricibh, Eochairsg. 1.17 . nach béarthaoi a b.¤ ar theagh that she might not be surpassed in the matter of (her) house, Content. xxviii 48. go bhfuil ní éigin sna daoinibh eili tré mbeirid ar mb.¤ , Desid. 2055. nocha ttainicc roimpe dia cineadh aoinbhen rug b.¤ a maithessa, AFM iii 580.12 . b.¤ Néill do thabhairt d'Fhéidhlim `putting F. above N.', Content. vi 246.

(i) Of an individual, one who is preeminent, chief, leader : in [b. buadhach] Benéan, Leb. Cert. 112.12 . Patraic b.¤ Breg, LL 15538. Brighid Bhreagh [as] bh.¤ na n-ógh, DDána 42.46 . b.¤ na n-uile `the Lord of the world', Aithd. D. 75.6 . aon bh.¤ áigh cloinne D., AFM vi 2240.1 . ní fríth . . ./ a bh.¤ do chéile comhluinn his superior, Content. xiv 25.

(j) more (than, AR); excess, overplus, addition: iarr féin b. air sin more than that, O'D. 714 (H. 3.17, 522) (scribal note). Cf. cuir b.¤ air seo, O'Gr. Cat. 111.31 . b.¤ ar sheachtmhoghat bliadhan more than 70 years, MS. Mat. 568.6 . fiche bliadhain is bárr re chois, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 342.21 . bárr daoine `excess of numbers', ITS i 154.12 . b.¤ uaidh ar a heolchuire it increased her grief, DDána 20.41 . an b.¤ freagra fuarobhair the additional answer, Content. viii 11. gá fios an bhfuil b.¤ aimsire agad? more time, Mac Aingil 927 . gach ní do mheasfadh do dhul a mb.¤ glóire . . . dhō, Parrth. Anma 3646. mile se cheud ┐ b.¤ tar ceithre bliadhna deg more than 1,614 years, Luc. Fid. 5494. Attrib. g s. na connsuine bhairr sin those additional consonants (in rhyming group), IGT Introd. § 27. se céd décc is bliadhain bhairr, AFM vi 2236.8 . buannadha buna ┐ bairr, v 1686. 3 .

do b.¤

(i) in addition: mo mallacht ┐ mallacht Dia do bárr, O'Gr. Cat. 123.2. ní théid soil . . . do bh.¤ a ccomhardadh ar bioth an additional `s', IGT Introd. § 24. fuilngeann an connsuine bog connsuine chrúaidhe ┐ theanna ┐ édtroma mar áon ris do bh.¤ san chomhardadh a mbí, § 25. cuirim an connsuin[i]si do bh.¤ , § 28. díomas do bh.¤ cean im chionn as well as (other) sins, DDána 44.7 .

(ii) In RSClára, for the purpose of: do bh.¤ dherbhtha ┐ ghlaine na Sethar ( = `for the more surety and purity of the Sisters'), RSClára 93a . do bh.¤ daing- nighthe do rinnes proifesion air sin ( = `for more security'), 40a .

With follg. AR as well as : do bh.¤ ar gach ní dá ndubhramair, TSh. 3266. do bh.¤ ar bhuain na habhla, DDána 6.8 .

? ce ni lomardais tre b.¤ mo da no dim chinn, Blathm. 94 § 17 (` in addition '), but see Ev.Inf. (GTh) 465 n. 28 .

For phr. feras b.¤ see feras.

Compds.

(a) With nouns and vnn. ná measadh sí gur barrabhaois . . . ár gcúis exceeding folly, Ó Bruad. iii 226.9 . fá bháirr-chíos gé bhíodar excessive tax, Keat. Poems 926. guth ar barr-crith trembling, BNnÉ 152 xx 4 . barr-ḟéile (: fand-éirge) exceeding generosity, Metr. Dinds. iii 110.12 . do balcbuain barrghabháil `a mighty reaping', Blathm. 372. airinig creduma impe co mbarridaib argit `top-rings', Ériu iv 30 § 21 (cf. stiallaib, LU 10124 ). an bairrísli do bhí a coill, IGT Decl. ex. 172. ní fál gan bharrshlait síol S. `top-rail', O'Hara 1051. a dam ar mbéin barrthuisligh tripped (?), IGT Decl. ex. 419.

(b) With adjj. do buar Banba barraidble mighty, towering B., LL 27558. di ṡlúag Berba barr-bricce `dappled', Metr. Dinds. iii 172.72 . re chéibh mbarrchlaoin waving, DDána 105.23 . fo cosma ilius na clethi . . . isi bund-remar barr-cael tapering, Laws v 28.7 Comm. tiara uerticale .i. barrchrumbac (barchrumbac, MS.) Thes. i 1.7 . an tAos-óg aibhriosg, bháirreudtrom thoughtless, Donlevy xviii 24. Connachtaigh na gcorn mbairrfhiar with curving edge, DDána 105.27 . ar maccan brigach barrfind, Thes. ii 291 § 6. ri betha barrglais, SR 1033. dod chéibh bharrúrthais `soft fresh hair', Aithd. D. 41.21 . don Banba barrbilig, Ériu iv 104 § 49 (blattbilig, v.l.). eilte . . . barrachluasacha point-eared, ITS i 16.27 .

With verb. ¤lasaid: bántor noco mbarrlass `blazes to the summit', Studies 1920, 418.10 .

breó

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Forms: breö, bréo

n d, f., also m. n s. breö (disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 , bréo (monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. and fig.; very frequ. of saints, heroes, etc. in complimentary sense: inna briad gránna gl. piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 . breo .i. lasair, Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda ( Fél. April 15 ). bréo .i. teine no lasair, O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do loscud (hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina briaid adbulmōir `a huge blaze', MacCongl. 105.3 . breo taitnemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 . ro mheabhaidh na bairilledha ina naén b.¤ lasrach `burst into one blazing flame', AFM vi 2012.8 . In phr. b.¤ t(h)ulcha lit. fire on a hill-top , see 1 tulach I (b), oft. simply large fire. Of burning as punishment for unchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ): donither . . . bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin `a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note further: breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549 (taken as bró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).

Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti `a flame that baptized heathen', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii). Brigit . . . / breō órde óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv). a Stefan . . . a b.¤ náob `O Stephen . . . holy fire', Mon. Tall. 131.16 . b.¤ digla / drech curad (of Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ). mo siur mo brathair beó (sc. Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b.¤ fri cech ró, LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna `a flame of wisdom', ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān breō cin brēthir mbraisi `a glorious flame' (of a hero), Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc. Crimthann), RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `a blaze' (of a shield), Ériu xx 192 § 1. bréo neime 'a lethal fire', BDC 132.438 (of a boulder)​. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg (to Aodh Óg), DDána 110.51 . bréo ar bhfírfheirge `the flame of our indignation', Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.) ac proceapt na mbréo (of a devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8. co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine (= Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na F.), viii 103.6 = co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu ii 186.24 .

In cheville: breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.

Compds. With nouns. slicht cen breobail `without flaw (?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna bairillibh púdair `flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 . brogsat brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix). 'na breólasair `like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 . ionann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine, Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.) cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo thuair, etymol. gl. on brāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm. With adj. a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ). With verbs. ní do bhreoghoin Seon `wounded J. sorely', Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 . breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they fear as one fears fire (?) (`etymology' of Brigit), Thes. ii 325.28 . Brigit .i. breosaigit `they flame-seek', 327.18 .

1 bruth

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Forms: brotha, bruth, broth, ṁbrotha, bruth, bruth-loscthi

n u, m. (berbaid), appar. also o, m., IT ii1 179.14 cited below. b.¤ m., g s. n p. brotha, g p. bruth, broth, IGT Decl. § 72.

I

(a) raging, violent or boiling heat; blaze, (fiery) glow: b.¤ a bruto, O'Mulc. 174. [a] feruore .i. ō b.¤ , 492 . b.¤ , SR 879. b.¤ brátha fire of doom (of Loegaire), LU 8609 ( FB 46 ). rob. in teined `intense heat' (Gloss.), MU² 872. b.¤ feda dair úr `fiercest heat given of all timber, etc.', SG 245.22 . b.¤ na tente `glow', CCath. 1695. robruth aeóir `intense heat' (of sultry weather), AFM v 1626.5 . See sub lile.

(b) heat, anger, fury, excitement; fervour, vehemence, valour: a b.¤ .i. a gaisgi[d] ` valour ', O'Dav. 197. ánbreo co ṁb. athre `with the Fathers' fervor', Fél. Oct. 21. b.¤ ┐ gním ruireach lais `ardor' (Gloss.), BDD² 996. do dibdúd a brotha to calm down his rage, LU 3794 ( SCC 36 ). toirind fri head do brotha (: clocha) `abate for a time thy furies', RC xxiii 414.11 . b.¤ .i. tarráng, ut est combruth fri tarb .i. com-[tharrang] fri tarb, etc., O'Dav. 234. ār (= ōr, ed.) bī b.¤ d'echaib ríg R. `when the steeds . . . were aglow', Fianaig. 48 § 20. b.¤ na gona the smart of the wound, Stair Erc. 1332. gríos ḟeirge as uaibhrighe b.¤ , DDána 108.7 . b.¤ ┐ comhairle ardent desire, ZCP x 410.1 . Attrib. g s. trīa brīg ṁbrotha with fiery strength, ZCP iii 19 § 9.

(c) Med. teilc b.¤ is tart `throw off fever and thrist', Thes. ii 258.12 . donít sin b.¤ mor = excitat pruritum, Rosa Angl. 306. 20 . a nagaidh . . . brotha na sliasadh ` eruption ', Reg. San. 30 xxvii . bruth = uitiligines, 23 K 42 , 35.22 . Of heat in animals : curu darla a broth 'a ewe which has come into heat', EIF 522 § 1 (20) .

(d) Hence (?) transfd. nap of cloth (see Dinneen ): do bh.¤ beacht `nap' (Gloss.) (to an old cloak), Hackett² xxxi 19. Fig. (?) see 1 snas.

II

(a) (glowing) mass, lump; charge of metal: b.¤ n-óir .i. maiss n-óir, Rawl. B 512, 11b2 cited Contribb. 279. b.¤ oir, Thes. ii 310.25 . b.¤ .i. cáor óir no iarainn. cloidheamh seacht mbrotha .i. seacht gcáor, O'Cl. claideb .vii. ṁbrotha, TBC-I¹ 3287. amal bruthu tentidi, LU 2148 ( FA 21 ). b.¤ romor isin tenchoir, 1878 . tri bruith iaraind, IT ii1 179.14, 16 (leg. bruithne ?). B., b.¤ óir ḟorlan `the abundant mass of gold', Fél. Jan. 24. Brighid bān balc brud (.i. ōr) brona (B. na f.), ZCP v 490 § 16.

(b) a boiling, brewing: dabach in roimmdeltar b.¤ , Críth G. 175. cét mbrothe . . . de lind, LU 10136. ZCP iii 230.5 . sǣrbrud i mberbthar bunad cach sofis, Anecd. v 26.11 . ? asbert Cormac: Mainech neim naiscid Nere naidm coir (coiri, v.l.) combrothaib, IT iii 202.1 .

(c) Of a person : caínbruth breóach brissfes catha crúaidai 'fair flaming valorous one who will win harsh battles', B. in Scáil² 46 § 54​ .

Compds. With nouns and adj. derived from noun: co mbruthbūad, Otia ii 83 § 8 . bruthgháir beannacht (greeting to a friend), Hackett² xxi 1. bruithshéis taidhiúir . . . a téad fervent strain, Hackett² xxii 3. bruth-thenntech, Br(uss). 2324, 67v `of fiery glow' (cited Plummer MS. notes). With part. for na múraib . . . bruth-loscthi (in hell), PH 8301. See bruthdamnae, bruthgal.

See brag, bruith.

éccnesta

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adj (neg. of cnesta) unseemly, unfitting, unjustifiable : cecha chuinghi cnesta ┐ ecnesta da n-iarfaigther ortsa every proper (modest) and improper request Acall. 5461 n. fan obuir ecnesta docum ar coimecnich se iad (viz. heavy toil in wintry weather) BCC § 280 . ar locht air dob eigcnesta | fa maith daennacht Diarmada, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 336 . ní héigcneasda a dubhradh...Ogigia ris an oiléan so ( = non immerito haec insula O. dicta fuit) Keat. i 44.12 . ionann Brighid is breo-ṡaighead...agus ní héigcneasta sin do ghairm dhi do bhrígh go raibhe 'na teine ar lasadh do ghrádh Dé iii 766 . áireamh éigcneasda bliadhan an undue number i 82 x . is éigcneasda do Chailbhin a mheas nach féadfadh Críosd..., Eochairsg. 66.7 . ní héigcneasta commaoin do chur ar an marbh, TSh. 4769 . ó ainmhianaibh éigcneasta = illicitis voluptatibus 8284 . dod ghlór éigcneasda ` ungentle ' Content. xxiv 26 . neithe éigcneasta froward things Proverbs ii 12 .

imráitech

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Forms: Iomraiteach

adj o, ā (imrád)

(a) talked about, famous: iomráidhteach, tasgamhail, clúiteach, Eg. Gl. 411. imráiteach cach sochraid, ZCP xvii 67 § 65. gan chloinn d'ḟágbháil 'na n-áitibh | don droing ágnáir iomráitigh, TD 32 § 7. is iomdha ard-fhlaith oirdheirc iomráitteach, TSh. 5947. Buicead biadhtach do Laighnibh atá iomráidhteach i nÉirinn ` celebrated ,' Keat. ii 4723. Brighid inghean Dubhthaigh ... atá iomráidhteach feadh na hEorpa, iii 1732 . Eogan ... mac Murchaidh ... mic Madudain imraitig, Hy Maine 134.2 . duine uasal oirdeirc iomraiteach, AFM vi 2178.13 .

As npr. m. : Iomraiteach Ghlinne Cloitighe, anchoire, d'éug, AFM i 372.16 .

(b) full of thought, anxious: ba snimach uireaglach ilimraitech he, Aen. 1796.

1 ós, (úas)

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Forms: os, huas, húas, úas, oas, ás, ósind, ósin, úasum, huasum, huassot, uasat, uaso, uasa, uasu, uasom, uasto, uaisdi, uaisti, uasaind, ósib, úasaib, úassaib, uasdaib, uaistibh, uastu, uasu, uasa, uasa

prep. os, Wb. 21a14 . BCr. 33b1 . huas, Sg., Ml. húas, BCr. 18c4 . úas, Fél. Prol. 22. oas, LL 52a48 . ás, ib. TBC-LL¹ 2805.

With art.: ósind, ósin (uas-, huas-). pl. osnaib gaithaib, Trip. 130.21 . úasna flathib, Fél. Ep. 542. osna urgalá, TBC-LL¹ 2767 .

With pers. pron.: 1 s. úasum, Hy. vi 4. huasum, SR 856. 2 s. huassot, SR 1142 ; uasat. 3 s. m. and n. uaso, TBC-LL¹ 2488. TBC-LL¹ 1924 , 1956 ( LU 6438 , 6470 ). uasa, TBC-LL¹ 677. PH 4086. uasu, TBC-LL¹ 1820 , 858 , 2584 , PH 853. uasom, TBC-LL¹ 749 , and uasto, TBC-LL¹ 1952 ( LU 6466 ), are prob. mistakes. 3 s. f. (late forms) uaisdi, TBC-LL¹ p. 169 n. 1 . uaisti, Leb. Gab.(i) 72.16 . 1 pl. uasaind, TBC-LL¹ 4752 , 5974 . 3 pl. ósib, Wb. 2b7 . úasaib, LU 8815 ; úassaib, 8151 ( FB 61.11 ). uasdaib, SR 565. uaistibh, CCath. 1955. BNnÉ 318.24 . uastu, LL 266a10 , 24 . BColm. 22.19 . uasu, TBC-LL¹ 5565 = uasa, St., H.

With poss. pron.: ós (uas) mo, etc. 3 s. m. uasa. Governs dat. (occas. with acc. forms in Mid.Ir.).

Over, above ; gl. super, Wb. 2b7 , 21a14 ; supra, Sg. 17b3 , 68b3 .

(a) of local relations: in tituil ro boí huas ciun[n] Crist isin chroich, Ml. 74b1 . aesca bís os talam, Thes. ii 20.39 ( BCr. 33b1 ). isnaib rendaib fail húas gréin, Thes. ii 12.38 ( BCr. 18c4 ). nem uasaind ┐ talam ísaind, TBC-LL¹ 4752 = ós ar ccend, St. lia uas lecht, IT i 158.1 ( LL 154a45 ). `Décha uasad!' Ro dechai iarom suas, ZCP xiii 179.9 . On (top of) (= prep. for): mind n-óir os a cind on her head, TBC-LL¹ 1557. scíath . . . uasu, 1820 . slegh . . . uastu [leg. uasu] ┐ claidem 'na laim, TTebe 3575 . issin brutt ossa bruinni, IT i 119.16 . os gabur gil (mounted) on a white horse, 158.2 . Denoting proximity, overlooking, overhanging : connici in taulaig ós ur na Bóinne, CRR 27. co Dínn Ríg os Berba, 16 . co nhebailt . . . uas Muir Icht by the sea of Wight, RC xxiv 192.12 . ruiber . . . caislen ar c[h]noc ard uassa, Fl. Earls 76.19 . In loose sense: co fárcbaid ós Tig Duind `at Tech D.', Ériu iv 136 z . Findachta . . . secht mbliadhna os cornaibh comōil, MacCarthy 418.3 ( BB 50a47 ), cf. Eng. `over the wine-cups'. dabuch d[e]arg-iubair . . . slog oss a ucht, ZCP viii 108.19 . a[g] golgairi uastu lamenting over them, TTebe 1926 . Rarely with vb. of motion: domfuc tond ós letha lind, LU 3001.

In late Mid.Ir. and Mod.Ir. the compd. prep. ós cind (ós cionn) takes the place of the simple form.

(b) of fig. relations: is huas neurt dom above my strength, Sg. 1a6 . húa[s] sillaib .i. móa óen sillaib (gl. supra syllabam), 68b3 . lánbendacht . . . úas bar ṅdálaib, Fél. Ep. 63. do fail a hainm úasu her name is on it (a mountain), Metr. Dinds. iii 302.64 . Above, surpassing, superior to: os cech anmimm, gl. super omne nomen, Wb. 21a14 . tlácht ós lígib (uas, huas v.l.), Hy. iv 10 , glossed: etach doroisce cach n-etach socraid, Thes. ii 326. ato[t]daimet fir Herend uasaib acknowledge thy superiority, FB 61 ( LU 8815 ). eo Rosa ós gach righfiodh- bhaidh, ZCP viii 221 § 43. (Head) over, (ruling) over: a rí uasna flathib, Fél. 542. biam tigerna os cech druṅg | ni bia rí aile huasum, SR 855 - 6 . Crist uas doinib, PH 6384. Íssu úas tuinn tuili who rules the flood-wave, Fél. Prol. 250 , cf. Apr. 23 (see ZCP ix 338 ). Patraic ás hErinn hi foss, | Brigit oas hErind andess, ZCP xi 110 § 31 ( LL 52a48 ). cethri bliadna Crimthaind . . . ós ind hErind, MacCarthy 192.3 ( LL 129a13 ). ní chlos éinbhean . . . ós breacmhoigh Éireann no woman was ever heard of ruling over . . . , Content. xxx 21. ina úachtarán . . . uassan gcathraigh, Fl. Earls 94.17 .

(c) in adverbial phrases in combination with a noun or adj.: ós cind over, above , used instead of the simple prep. in later lang. (see 1 cenn); bun ós cinn upside down, topsyturvy; ós aird aloud, openly ; ós ísel in private, secretly .

(d) rarely used as adv. (in place of túas, súas): imbeir cóic deich ubull óir | ós clesit fora anōil they bound aloft, SCC 37 ( LU 3811 ). bid trom form-sa amarach, | bid huas dam a ḟeidm will be beyond me (?), TBC-LL¹ 2262 (mistake for huasam?) = bud fortrén, TBC-LL¹ 3047. cath lond Luachra huas anuas | adces Brighid up and down (?), RC xvii 130.8 . in roibhi cumachta Righ neime uais [leg. úas] tis above and below, Auraic. 2433.