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1 brú

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 brú or dil.ie/7037
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: brugha, broinn, bronn

n n, f. Note d. sg. b.¤, , Fél. Ep. 464 , ZCP lvii 156 . n p. (? as g-stem) brugha (= alvos), 23 K 42, 26.1 . Later n s. broinn, Anecd. v 22 n. 5 . b.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 97. g s. bronn, ex. 1773 .

(a) abdomen, belly; bowels, entrails: amal sōeras Ionas fāith/ a b.¤ míl mōir, Thes. ii 304. 5 (Hy. i). de b.¤ céti magni, Fél. Ep. 464. a bróndaib in tríir from the bellies of the three men, Trip.² 2120. niruho herosai . . . den laec[h] imdecht lie mét a bronn `owing to the bigness of his belly', RC xii 86 § 93. a bruindi a tir Arabia: a bru a Lodain `his (Adam's) belly', MacCarthy 25.4 . im stáic do broinn B. `for a steak off B.'s belly' (a man in the shape of a pig), Metr. Dinds. iii 388.20 . giamtar lana na brondanda `though the bellies were full', CCath. 2579. faisbedgarnach na mbruinnech ┐ na mbronnann `of the . . . bellies', 5937 . inne a brond `his bowels', RC iii 181.16 . céin robo beo ní thaudchaid a b.¤ for cóir (an injured warrior), LU 6078 (TBC). fíce secda brond `dry internal piles', Mon. Tall. 152.9 . co ceanglann an reubarbrum an b.¤ , Rosa Angl. 290.6 . sgaoileadh . . . bronn looseness of the bowels, TSh. 1729. See menad .

In sense of bruinne: bru arna tromghuin, IT iii 96 § 150. og tabairt do an gai a broind an maic, Anecd. i 16.13 . dorecgmaing 'sin scíath ósa broind `over his breast', TBC-LL² 1128 . b.¤ ealae (B. na f.) breast of a swan, ACL iii 310 § 4. Note also broinn ar bhráighid ` side by side ', Bard. Synt. Tr. 24.25 .

Esp. womb: cid hua b.¤ gl. ab utero, Ml. 75d9 . isin mbroin mathardi, 44a10 . i mbru a mathar, 71c15 . figor cuirp crist rosuidiged hi linannart brond maire (of the Host), Thes. ii 252.10 (Stowe M.). teuir oenaidchi fo b.¤ `three nights (were passed) in the womb', Thes. ii 291.6 . compert maic Dé . . . i mbroind (bru, v.l.) Muire óige, Ériu ii 198.15 . cotombertsa b.¤ sóer, LU 8280 ( FB 22 ). fot broinn / búredaig `in your bellowing womb', Celtica vi 222 § 67 . inna broind, LU 10602 = it bruinn (Eg.), IT i 139.23 ( Comp. CC 5 ). níra alt Banba da b.¤ , LL 11034 `nor has B. ever nurtured', TBC-LL² 3594 . coro thoed a b.¤ `till her womb should have fallen' (with childbirth), Dinds. 94 . toircheas bronn na banóighe, DDána 9.11 . an lá gheintear neach i mbroinn, TSh. 2388. med do ghail ar broind o mB. `relationship on distaff side' (note), Magauran 2526 . do fágbadh i mbroinn `was posthumous', O'Gr. Cat. 351.4.

(b) body (or part of it) consuming food, hence appetite, gluttony: srīan frit broind, ZCP vi 264 § 5. mar lán mara a-mach 's amuigh / bídh b.¤ gach aoinfhir amhlaidh, Aithd. D. 80.36 . As seat of consciousness, emotions, etc. roscé anni robi ina broind `he disburdened his heart', RC ii 197.18 . is maith cach broinn i mbídh in bēlrad aidhbind .i. teibernighes aircetal ūaithi mind (?), Anecd. v 22 note 5 . do ghabh . . . 'na broinn . . . rún ro dhaingean, Desid. 2155.

? In B. na f.: mo b.-sa ris nī berba, / gorab en lemno luæ, ACL iii 310 § 5. dlicht sāer sāerus broind, Anecd. v 22.17 .

(c) Extended meanings interior, cavity; front (etc.), surface of things, ground, etc.: asréracht . . . / Íssu a b.¤ thalman, Fél. March 27 . cusin bhfialluch ngaiscid bui 'na mbroinn `therein' (in `war-castles' mounted on elephants), Marco P. 114. ros tóccbhaidhther tú a broind áoilich from the middle of a dung-heap, BNnÉ 325 § 42 . b.¤ dhealbhnathrach serpent-shaped hold (of a ship), Measgra D. 48.33 .

(d) In prepp. phrs. With AR (FOR), FRI, TAR: thūaidh atā an cethrar calma / as féile atā ar broinn Banba over B., ZCP viii 109.29 . ar brū na bearna `facing contest' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 395. ar broinn an chatha `in the battle-van', Aithd. D. 26.21 . doronad istada re broinn seilgi `for hunting', Marco P. 49. dá sluagh . . . fri broinn (re hagaidh, v.l.) catha do chur `on the point of joining battle', BNnÉ 7 § 23 . re broinn shollamhna mar soin `at the approach of such a festival', Ériu v 54.19 . atracht . . . neart Cruithneach ┐ Gaedeal dar broind Bretan across B., Todd Nenn. 72.5 . dar broind mionn, ┐ comairgeadh `in violation of relic-oaths and sureties', AFM ii 1072.21 . With DO: pógadh ban do bhroinn a bpósta | peacadh már do gach mhac óg 'kissing women before they are married is a great sin to every young man', Giolla Brighde 242 § 24 .

Compds. With nouns: arhirchus bronnbuar oc bánfethig (rhet.), ZCP viii 306.32 ; big-bellied cattle Studia Celtica Upsaliensia ii 62 § 11 . ? coire breth . . . con-berbha bretha brúchaire breithemhan, Ériu xiii 26.10 . Ioin . . . brunndalta Ísu `beloved disciple', PH 1454. Cf. Eoin bruinde, 8421 . bronndalta do bhí ag Colmán `a beloved fosterling', Studies 1918 , 99 § 10 .

fora bronnfine (.i. . . . fora macaib) on her immediate family (bosom-kin of sons, grandsons, Thurn.), Ir. Recht 28 § 31 , Stud. in E. Ir. Law 111. ni mad chine / nad choisc a bronnḟine, LL 19127. sruth ... ṡiris bronnghaotha 'den ... Strom, welcher die Bauchwinde durchwandert', Akten Linz 137 § 5 .

gríss bronn-galair glanas broinn `the fever of an abdominal disease, etc.', Triads 224 . go bronn-lár nó go bolgán na bruidhne sin to the very middle of that hostel (sc. hell), TSh. 6649.

With adjj.: ar losaid bhronn-áird `in a deep trough', Tribes of Irel. 46.9 . do láigh breacca broinddearga red-chested fawns, Acall. 94. a mbárca . . . brondḟarsiuṅga, LL 32149 ( TTr. 1338 ). do b[r]ithemnaib bronngaethaib ` wise-hearted ' (Gloss.), SR 4566. an chíoch . . . bhruinngheal, Aithd. D. 85.11 . ba bronnlan longa na Lochlannach with full holds, Caithr. CC 77. .l. gabur . . . it é . . . bruinlethain, LU 10812. brighmur broinntseng bríatharcert ` emaciated ' (a saint), RC xii 320 § 1. With part. broinn-tesctha, ML² 1797.

íad

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n a hole, a bore ?: menad ... min a iadh .i. a thóll; Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 28 = min a inad ┐ cōel a t[h]oll, Corm. Y 864.

an enclosure, a boundary ?: ní fhionnaim anois fát ia | ach cárnán criata cnámh `within thy enclosure,' Measgra D. 59.63 . níor ghabh duine iadh budh fhuaire (of a territory), DDána 111 § 10 (: riamh).

menad

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Forms: meanadh, menath

n o, m., meanadh, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.2) . An awl, borer or pointed instrument used for drilling holes: menad .i. min a inad ┐ coel a t[h]oll its place (i.e. bulk) is small and narrow the hole it makes, Corm. Y 864 = menath, Bodl., cf. cumung toll menaid, IT iii 77 § 43. m.¤ leis oc úaim a brond | tan naṅgonta i cath, ZCP viii 217 § 8. menadh sgeine a stiletto (?), IGT Dec. ex. 328. maith do bhreóidh an meanadh mé, ib. ex. 495 . glacfa tú meanadh ┐ cuirfe tú tré na chluais é, Deuteronomy xv 17. meadh meanaidh thiar ar a thóin (of a dandy's sword), Ir. Review 1912, p. 471 § 7 . In mod. lang. sometimes with palatal final: an meanaidh lér polladh an croiceann, O'Rah. xviii 33 (1911 ed.) .

See also menoc.

menoc

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Forms: menod

n o, m., (confounded with menad which somet. takes its place in the Stowe version of TBC, cf. also menod in RC x 214 § 3 cited below) a peg or piece of wood (used for securing the ends of a circular withe, etc.)? Apparently it had angles suitable for incising Ogham letters; by Windisch, TBC transld. Verschlussstück. mano thuco menuth taccuir fair . . . ni dūinfiuth iarum fair a menod fein ind fedo `a proper peg', RC x 214 § 3. id iarnaidhi 'na thimchiull . . . ┐ ainm n-oguim 'na menoc, TBC-LL¹ 1230 (= ina meanad, St.). tuc ainm n-ogaim na menuc inn eda (of a ring made by bending an oak-branch), 565 (= i meanadh, St. ; in a beinn, Add.) = scribais ogum ina menacc, TBC-I¹ 224 (menoc LU). airlegais F. in n-ainm n-ogaim baí na menuc, TBC-LL¹ 582 (= i mean̄ an eada, St. ; a mbeand na hidhe, Add.) = in n-ogum boi isinn ith, TBC-I¹ 252.

scían

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Forms: scín, sciain, sceine, scine, scena, scen

n ā, f. Orig. disyll., GOI § 183 , Sc.M2. a d s. scín, later sciain. g s. sceine, scine. pl. scena. g p. scen. IGT Introd. § 152 . Decl. § 139 , §147 , §165 .

knife : scena buana aíne, Críth G. 177 . im scin, Laws i 124.13 , .i. tairget scena feis, 138.29 Comm . comfat eim na sceine, 132.20 Comm . taircit scena feis, taircit slegha treis, etc., iii 492.3 Comm . nach sét eirenar otha sgin co ruigi secht cumala dligidh somaine ┐ frichnam ┐ biathadh, O'D. 2233 ( Nero A vii, 155 - 6 ). forāccaib ind scīn ar bēlaib ind orci, Corm. Y 883 ( Anecd. iv 76.11 ). do s.¤ tím thanaidi, LU 3898 ( SCC 41 ). co scenaib glasgéraib ina ndeslamaib, LU 3888 ( SCC 40 ). ix. scena clis, LU 8566 ( FB 42 ). ro-gab scín inna láim, Sc.M² 8 . cúan na scen is na scíath nglan (: rolen), Metr. Dinds. iii 174.91 . drong ar na bhfhennadh le scenuibh, ITS xix 80.4 . C. . . . do mharbad . . . do bhuille do sciain, ALC i 368.4 . tug sáthadh . . . | dá sgiain . . . | san mbairghin, Aithd. D. 53.14 . maide sgine gl. manubrium, Ir. Gl. 1139 . altan scene im láim, ZCP iii 3.10 . nos-clanna in sciain ind, 15 . fraoch orra mar ealtuin sgean, TD 31.25 . menadh sgeine, see under menad . do sgenaibh berrtha razors, Rawl. B 513 fo. 7a cited Plummer MS. notes. mar fháobhar sgían mbearrtha (lochdach), IGT Decl. ex. 2042 . le scín bhérrtha `with a razor', Isaiah vii 20 . re sgia[i]n mbearrta, O'Gr. Cat. 271.4 . In name of a category of poet : do-eimh bard sgine sgiatha gáib 'a bard scine protects shields together with spears', UR 49.15 .

Compd. ¤ga edged spear : do bhí sgíangha fhoda ann, IGT Introd. § 83 (21.11) .