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balc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. balc or dil.ie/5293

 

Forms: bailc

adj o, ā. Later also bailc i.

I stout, strong, sturdy, firm, vigorous, powerful: b.¤ .i. calma no trom, ut est ailidh sidhe aurarsan a cét direch balca (leg. b.¤, ed.) in maic .i. is calma no is trom a inne (sic leg.) in maic ima ndergither é .i. in t-étach. Nó taidlis bo slicht (compd. ?) b.¤ (used adverbially ?) .i. tadall erca isna búaib go calma, O'Dav. 277. bailc .i. mor no calma no tren . . . ciaptar bailc a mbresa, 255 . Cf. Fél. Prol. 74. b.¤ graece balanin .i. grande , O'Mulc. 119. bailc .i. calma, Stowe Gl. 239. b.¤ .i. calma, Lec. Gl. 184. b.¤ .i. trén, neartmhar, no mór, O'Cl. Benedicht, b.¤ áge, Fél. July 11 . tescmart brait bhailc co mbuaidh (brait b.¤ , ed.) `he has saved a prey with stout victory', Blathm. 137. Indrechtach . . . / . . ., bailc baind , Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a) . co brāth mbairnech mb.¤ , Bruchst. i 55 § 123. is bēsad na cleithe, is b.¤ oc lār, is caol oc clēit[h]e, Corm. Y 275. fer tailc tuillethan, isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 642. buidhne bailci beoda, CCath. 5367. ba balcc bríge, MacCongl. 69.13 . ben b.¤ , BS 70.z . b.¤ Belltaine / do bheir bláth sugh a sughdhosaib, IGT Decl. ex. 342.

Compar. co mbuidin ba balcu, Fél. Jan. 4 (balcdu, balccu, v.ll.). bailci, TTebe 394 .

II As subst. strength, firmness, vigour: gabsai format, fí fo bailc, ZCP xi 108 § 2. buan in b.¤ , CRR 57.

Compds. With nouns: conid mind cach maige / balccbuile (sic leg. ?) na mbard the strong one of whom the poets sing (?), IT iii 57 § 108. tri balcbemmenda Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 5984. Balcbend gilla A., LL 25078. Nabál . . . / balcbethraid os betha blá, SR 6291. ras gabastar chuci ar a balcbolgán by its stout middle (of a standard), LL 31773 ( TTr. 962 ). cotlud nā longad nī sām lam balcbrain, TBC-I¹ 1215 (rhet.). balcbriathra Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 6056. fiora betha co mbalcbrigh `with strong might', Blathm. 76. sorcha in balcbuaid, Snedg. u. Mac R § 31 . bongos fidh a balcfremaibh, Blathm. 229. ba balc-gent co mbeó-gletin, Metr. Dinds. iv 188.24 . fót co mbalcraind, Metr. Dinds. ii 20.39 . buidnib balcthoir (: altóir), SR 6882. asa mbruintis balcct[h]onna, ACL iii 218 § 6.

With adjj.: athair Bile bailc-dremhain, Leb. Gab.(i) 218.24 . ailen . . . balclan do cairibh, Stair Erc. 227. As subst. the full: balclan gelglaici C. i tacmaisi crainn gac[h]a craisigi dibh, CCath. 5307. dias . . . it é damdabcha balcremrai, BDD² 1214. ben balc-thorrach, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.36 . buidni balcthruim, LU 10882 (rhet.).

With adjj. derived from nouns: ech . . . balcceimnech balcbéimnech, LU 8667 ( FB 50 ). Balar Balcbemneach, Cóir Anm. 289. tricha bliadan balcbuidnech (sic leg.), MacCarthy 204 § 4 . a balcbullig Brég, LU 8110 ( FB 8 ). [in tarbān] . . . / bailcerblach adircech `strong-tailed', Ériu vii 6.2 .

1 bann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 bann or dil.ie/5348
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: bang, aenbaingi, -baing, baind, bann

n o. Also bang ā, f. g s. aenbaingi, CCath. 1950 v.l. (énbhaing, text). d s. -baing, 2105 . Cf. a s. baind , Fing. R. 240. bann m., IGT Decl. § 73 , § 96 (p. 130.8) . Variously glossed: b.¤ .i. buille, O'Curry 583 (H. 3.18, 289). .i. gníomh, O'Cl. .i. gach cumhsgugadh, ibid. Also glossed with meanings not sup- ported by exx.: b.¤ .i. līathrāid, Corm. Y 200. Ériu xiii 76.207 . Metr. Gl. 32 § 7. Lec. Gl. 503. O'Cl. .i. dligheadh, O'Curry 1490 (H. 3.18, 664). Lec. Gl. 42. Stowe Gl. 232. O'Cl. .i. bás, O'Cl. .i. olc, O'Curry 972 (H. 3.18, 416). .i. tend, ibid.

(a) Meaning appar. move, movement, impulse, effort, thrust; hence exploit, deed: dracc ilair band, ZCP iii 465.17 , 21 . atnecham (atteocham, v.l.) ria mbandaib before making any move (?), Fél. Dec. 21. b.¤ baide ┐ trócaire impulse, SR 2072. lín ṁband mbalcbúada, LU 8289 ( FB 22 , rhet.). rosbaí damna bróin don b.¤ `the deed was a source of sorrow to them', Metr. Dinds. iv 20.28 . cath Bregmaine band `of deeds', RC xxix 211 § 8. ni maiti da bidbadaib band, Fen. 378.21 . b.¤ tre cheardchaibh caithshleagh gcorr (of a chief), DDána 79.26 . ní héidir liomsa achd b.¤ báis `the only steps I can take are fraught with death', Aithd. D. 51.12 . a bh.¤ claonta leis an gcoir `her conduct inclining to sin', 50.34 . b.¤ mear taidhbhseach tar tor (of a mare), Measgra D. 15.24 . Oar-stroke : dá luing . . . fó énbaing imruma, CCath. 2105 , 1950 ; `with one pull of the oars´ Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 88 . cach band do-beread forsin curach (with) each oar-stroke that he gave the curach, 58 § 31 . ód bhand ḟíchmhar imramha, IGT Decl. ex. 860. Cf. DDána 83.20 . ? band īslighthe, ar ar n-onōir, Éigse xiv 92 § 2 and Notes 103 § 2 b . perh. to 1 bang.

With verbs: fer dobeir b.¤ ar cach ṁbūaid achieves (?), attempts (?), ZCP viii 119 § 40 ( Rawl. 88b42 ). dobert G. band feramail fora churach vigorously propelled, LL 12702. Cf. IT ii1 181.192 . tucad b.¤ ele arna cobhlaigibh [co ndechadar] . . . imásech araile, CCath. 1966. tucadur iaromh b.¤ dúr dīochra ar an deabhaidh made for, Cath MT 786. beiridh b.¤ tar bhladh a sinnsear surpasses , O'Hara 4175. b.¤ ar a ais ní headh rug did not retreat, PBocht 10.15 . Cf. band ar ais ón irgail, Hy Fiach. 260.7 . téid crann ó Dhonnchadh fa dheóigh / b.¤ tar orchar in áirseóir, IGT Decl. ex. 1309. do-chuaidh Pilib / . . . / b.¤ suas tar na sinnsearaibh surpassed, O'R. Poems 432. imbered a baind foraib, Fing. R. 240. Elliptically: is mithid damhsa b.¤ do bhaile `to foot it homewards', Ó Bruad. ii 240.5 (bonn. v.l.).

(b) Passing into sense of length (of cast, etc.), distance, period, extent, amount: níbo moo in band oldas a chéle (of casting a ball and hurley), LU 5006. dobert G. fochrothad . . . fon scíath co roacht band ḟata úad, LL 12719. Éire ┐ áirdrí Bearta / ní bhfuil aonbh. uaisleachta / . . . / d'iomurcadh air ná uirthi degree, 23 G 24 , 274.13 . Conchobor bliadain a band / noco torchair la Crimthand, LL 15151. ? ri ro bai ria mbetha b.¤ , SR 5273. ? b.¤ ar t'fhíoch ní fheadarsón, Bard. Synt. Tr. 193.12 . Diancecht . . . is e ro chind in b.¤ decided the amount (?), Laws iii 362.4 Comm. (`that established the rule').

Freq. in chevilles: niba hifernach, búan bánn, / clann na cined dó, Trip.² 393. Fél. 86.31 . úarda band, LU 9856. ? 10543 . būaidh ria mbannaibh, ZCP vi 264 § 5. ? fíad slúa g Eigept, amra bainn, SR 3291 (: Foraind).

Note also: briathar baile (builidh, v.l.) b.¤ , Metr. Gl. 11 § 10. ba difulaing cloistecht re fogurmuirn in muighe fos, cona búi a barsamail acht amail bad b.¤ don brat[h] doberta isin uair sin ind, CCath. 5650 (`ban of Doom'). benfaid na trī band[a] .i. band crābaid, band ecnoi, band trebairi, ZCP ix 453 § 34. Of Eóin Bruinne: a bhrágha ní fhuair ionadh / os chionn cíche an dúiliomhan / b.¤ do bhí tar an gcroichse / dí is gan chrann 'n-a caomhthaighse, PBocht 23.13 (`a band was fixed about the cross'). inmain bund sin, inmain band, / dotelccad do nim anull, TTebe xvi 1 (`a dear strain'). forbann .i. for b.¤ .i. ní ós ceann dligidh, óir as ionann b.¤ ┐ dligheadh, O'Cl.

Compds. With nouns: cen báes ṁbandgaile impulsive valour (?), LL 25803. bandmaidm Lettrech Ainge (.i. cath Cilli Mōna) rout, ZCP xii 236 § 56. With adj.: cur meabaidh don abhainn ina buindeadhaibh borbghloracha . . . bangdhlúithi (b.¤ dluíthe, v.l., TBC-LL¹ 3911 ), TBC St. 3238.

Cf. 1 bang.

forbann

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Forms: forbanda, forbandi, forbann

n o, n. later also m. a p. forbanda, Wb. 7c19 (but forbandi, 31b25a0 ). The early sense seems to have been a superfluous or unduly strict ordinance or law , cf. forbann ... .i. ní os ceann dlighidh, óir as ionann bann ┐ dligheadh, O'Cl.

(a) In religious lit. of the ceremonial injunctions of the Jewish Law: forbanda rechto (gl. ad sectam legis iudaicae) Wb. 7c19 . forbanda rechta (gl. legem mandatorum) 21c1 . do bar taba[i]rt ó soscélu hi forbanda rechta, 18c9 . scéla et senchaissi et forbandi (Iudaicis fabulis et mandatis hominum) 31b25a0 . crich do dul for in forbunn rechtaide la tuidecht soscela, PH 3450 . coic Iiubair rechta Moysi ... foghnaidh a nemhforbunn side do luct núifhiadhnusi (i.e. the commands which are essential, not merely ceremonial; `That part of Mosaic Law not opposed to Christianity,' Plummer, MS Notes) Lism. L. 4617 .

(b) of heathen law or rites superstition: here perhaps Ml. 60b1 : indalib [sic MS] nídat forbanda (gl. cultus idolorum nihil commodantes superstitiosis). nochorb ail dó ... in f.¤ gentlidi ina rabi dfacbail, Trip. 38.4 (398) . dímaine ... in forbaind gentlide, PH 4560 . tarchomlad cach óes dána i nHérind, cor tasfen cách a cherd fíad Patraic ... ro curit dano a forbonna and sin úadib, LU 9774 . f.¤ r[e]achta do cur ass .i. oculus pro oculo (of purification of native laws by Patrick) Laws i 38.18 . nir chuir as acht f.¤ rachta uile, no glor geindtligi he expelled only the superfluous (?) rites and heathen sayings O'Curry 279 ( H 3.18, 151 ).

? Setanta fer findṡleg for baind (: Forgaill), LL 138a25 .

(c) an excessive injunction or demand; and extortion, injustice: ? forbond dodomanic ... as dom moo cumachtu LU 10011 = ZCP xvii 197 (`une dure injonction' Windisch, RC v 478 ; `ein Notfall' Thurn., Sagen p. 74 ). rí domeil a dliged cen f.¤ , O'Dav. 887 . Comgall is Moling gan forbonn ZCP x 343.7 . ni forbunn flatha it is not an exorbitant demand of a king [i.e. not an excessive request by] MR 160.15 . tighearna ná ro ṡanntaigh f.¤ ná fairbrígh neich oile do beith occa, acht in robadh toich dia ṡinnseraibh, AFM vi 2374.5 .

(d) in wider sense, excess, exaggeration: f.¤ .i. iomarcaidh, O'Cl. nirb ingnad ... d'écsib an t-airdmes sin, cid forbann le fiallach a éistechta a ḟuigell though the words may seem hyperbolical to those who hear MR 240.14 . ní f.¤ ré rádha it is no exaggeration to say AU iii 554 . ní radh ḟorbainn a n-aibēr, O'Curry MS. Mat. 564 . derbaim-si daib gan forbond, Fen. 72.2 . ar mét forbaind a caithmhe bídh ┐ lenna, CCath. 246 . nir forbonn do in cruth ┐ int ecasc i tainic mar bud amhus ... tised ann, RC xliii 8 § 2 (of `Oengus Mac ind Oicc' appearing in guise of a hired soldier; it was no undue assumption, i.e. it was modest). ? co n-argabait na tri choecait fer cona forbannaib (of brigands caught in the act) BDD 20 ; `with their auxiliaries' Stokes, quoting gloss .i. cona ngillanraid, H 3.18 p. 529 .

2 trebann

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n [o ?] wide expanse or extent (?): Fúat úa Breogain, bailc a bann | ba trén dar tíre trebann (: bann) `strong was he beyond earth's utmost might,' Metr. Dinds. iv 166.10 . dar tíre treboind (: baind), 164.34 . gu tuaim treabainn gac treabaid, BB 36b55 = co tuaim trebaind, Lec. 282va 23 .