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béodae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. béodae or dil.ie/5680

adj io, iā (béo)

(a) living, animate; lively, active, vigorous: do persanaib beodaib `living', Sg. 39a11 . huare ata ṅdúli beodai fordiṅgrat, 117a1 . rogresestar . . . a buidne beoda, TTebe 1537 . tri beithreaca beodha (i.e. the Sons of Uisnech), IT ii2 146.5 . do bhí sé beodha cródha críonna, Keat. Poems 775. beodha gach brathair fri aroile, AFM v 1768.4 (O'Rahilly Ir. Prov. 302 ).

(b) lucky, auspicious: ni beoda lem . . . cen choirm aran Min-Chaisc dond epscup, Irish Texts i 9 § 30. ni beoda a dula gen geiss, TFerbe 573 . ní béoda do fhechtas ` prosperous ' (Vocab.), TBFr. 356.

Compar. and superl. is a mbéo beres a n-as béodu ┐ a n-as segundo the most vigorous and most accomplished take them alive, LU 5175. bad cháined dom ḟir combad beodu a ben indá more vigorous, TBC-LL¹ 38. in t-adhbar ríg rob aille ┐ rob ḟerr ┐ robo beodha robai ar Erinn `most spirited', RC xviii 164.17 (Tig.).

As subst.: suthain cach mbeōda (mmbeoda, MS.), ACL iii 230.1 . co tiucfa [Críst] do figill brātha idir béoduibh ┐ marb aibh, ZCP vi 84.12 .