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Brigit

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Forms: B.

n. pr. ī, f., (a) name of goddess or members of triad of goddesses (see Sjoestedt and Dillon, Gods and Heroes of the Celts, 25 , O'Rahilly, Early Ir. History and Mythology 38 , 316 n. 2 ; (b) woman's name notably of Christian saint who is featured acc. to Sjoestedt and Dillon as showing the characteristics of the pagan goddess in the aspect of mother-goddess, cf. O'Rah. 315 n. 5 .

(a) B. .i. banḟile ingen in Dagdai . . . B. bandee no adradís filid . . . cujus sorores erant B. be legis B. bé goibnechta .i. bandé , Corm. 8. B. banḟile ingen in Dagdai Móir ríg Herenn, RC xxvi 31 n.2 .

(b) St. B., foundress and abbess of Kildare: oc baithis na hi Brigti . . . bad B. nomen ina hingine, Vita Br. 2. Sanct B. .i. naemB. indsin, Corm. 39. B. bé bithmaith, Thes. ii 325.15 (Hy. iv). amra sámud sanctBrigte, 328.7 (Hy. v). farsin n-aislinge . . . innahí Brigiti, Trip.² 2066. o Ḟeil Brigte (i.e. February 1, St. B.'s festival-day) co Feil Patraicc, Ann. Inisf. 1047.2 . abb Brigti abbot of Kildare, LL 4305. B. ingen Onitcerne ben Shencháin (a woman of the Tromdám), Tromd. Guaire 1039. secht meic Brigti ingine Dubthaig de Ultaib, Corp. Gen. 397.18 . (tribe-name) Genelach Hūa mBrigdi so, note n.

In nn. loc., see Hog. Onom. s. cell .

bris(s)ed

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Forms: briseadh

u, m. vn. of bris(s)id. briseadh, IGT Verbs § 71.

(a) act of breaking; a break(ing): brisiud (.i. do min[bach] feda ┐ crīnac[h]) brister co llāim (i.e. firewood), Corm. Y 119. di brisiud a chomlad, Críth G. 214. ar daigin bristi in aile `of breaking the fence', Laws i 174.15 Comm. a ndelba do brissed, PH 737. ac brised a duine ┐ a cathrach `breaching its fortresses and cities', Marco P. 128. an sēpēl . . . do bloghadh ┐ do urissedh, Fl. Earls 146.14 . tri .l. long . . . do brisidh ir-Ross C. `were wrecked', RC xvii 235.1 (Tig.). teit soidhnein ┐ teinntec as in mbrisid sin `rupture' (from heat and cold in cloud), Ir. Astr. Tr. 150.29 . brised conni a breaking of the appointment (for a truce), Ann. Conn. 1309.8 . is e is brissed do'n aithne-si, PH 7715. briseadh cána `breach of Rule' (of religious order), PBocht 1.1 . is briseadh a spioraid urchóid = perverseness . . . is a breach in the spirit, Proverbs xv 4.

(b) act of injuring, breaking (partic. of persons, parts of body): a mbriseadh na gcnamh = ossium fracturis, 23 K 42, 70.2 . briseadh .i. guin, O'Cl. cos na circe do brissiud, Fing. R. 315. do brisiud cend for mac fri clocha, MU² 932. do linadh . . . hi (sc. colann in Tigherna) do bhristibh (= fractura, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 3812. a mbrisedh bo for injuring a cow, O'D. 343 (H. 3.17, 265). Fig.: brisiuth aicnith `mastering of nature', Ériu vii 138.24 . ba brisedh aiccnid mor la C. sin `a great heartbreak to C.', CCath. 3321. go mbrisedh croidhe saothair `overpowered with toil', Fl. Earls 142.33 . cosachtach maille re brisidh `coughs along with rupture [of veins in the chest]´ Ériu x 147 § 4 .

(c) Freq. of battles, etc., us. with FOR of defeated party act of defeating, overthrowing; defeat, rout: brisiud múad mórchatha (rhet.), LU 8686 ( FB 52 , cf. Celtica vi 231 ). ní fír fer do slúag . . . brisiud for óenfer n-anaichnid eturro, 9215 (94). eter brissiud catha ┐ immairec ┐ chomlaind `the winning of battles', RC xiii 442 § 17. do bensat . . . righi Erenn do Feraibh B. íar mbrisedh orra, Leb. Gab.(i) 158 note 1 . fer tri ṁbristi `the man of three routs' (Táin 4524), LL 12016. biaidh briseadh ort (= dispergaris, Deuteronomy xxviii 25 ), TSh. 10800. do chuir an briseadh ar sluagh Uladh, Keat. ii 4546. Note also: ni ruc orra gan brised o cheile an lá sin wherever he caught up with them he scattered them, Ériu v 192.18 .

(d) In more abstr. senses of breaking or violating laws, etc.: brisid turrtaige `violating thy protection', Laws i 164.12 Comm. do díghaltus bristi a rechta, RC xxiv 378.z . ar egla bhriste a hodachta (= ne perderet virginitatem suam, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 267. do mhac . . . dom ṡárughadh, ┐ mo bhriosiodh dhó, TFrag. 66.4 . briseadh na haithne `breaking the com- mandment', Dán Dé v 23 . do brethnaighetar lucht na cathruch brisedh air `would have broken faith with him', BCC 256. gan brisedh = inuiolably , RSClára 2a .

(e) In qualifying phrases: Cobthach Cóel Breg briste clar, Rawl. 88b53 . bande . . . brisde sida `goddess (sc. Alecto) . . . of breaking peace', Aen. 1628. lucht briste an dlíghe Dé ZCP iv 400.12 . See cáin.

See bristed.

goibnecht

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Forms: gaibneacht

n (gaibnecht) ā, f. (gobae) the craft or calling of a smith : gobaind .i. doniad in goibnecht, Laws v 90.25 Comm. dā dan examla .i. goibnecht ┐ cerdacht, 104.18 Comm. fri cerdacht fri prim-goibnecht, SR 4190 . Brigit bé goibnechta .i. bandé , Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 8 (s.v. Brigit). ba heoluch ngaibnechta he, Lism. L. 916 ; 3785 . scel Oilein na Gaibhnechta Demnaidhe, BNnÉ 71.28 . ón ghoibhneachd, IGT Decl. 55.11 . mairg do-rinni an gai do ghaibhneachd | do sgailt cridhe an Choimdheadh, IGT Introd. § 84 . gaibneacht (a species of Dánogam), Auraic. 5801 . drong do bhiódh ré gaibhneacht nó ré ceardacht, Keat. iii 657 . saoirseacht nó gaibhneacht, Ó Héodhusa 160.16.

imchossaít

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Forms: n-iomchossaoidib, iomchasaoid, iomcosaoit

n f. act of stirring up strife; accusing, charging, accusation, complaint: bit lia ar mairb oldáte ar mbí íarnar n-imchosait do Bricrind, LU 8080 ( FB § 5 ). dogénsa ... imcossaít na ríg, LU 8084 ( FB § 6 ). tri chōir n-indlaig ┐ imc[h]osāidi, TBC-I¹ 2237. co taratsi imchosait móir eter Diarmait ┐ Guaire, LU 9569. bande na himchosaide ┐ na deabtha, Aen. 1628. lucht ... imchosaide caich asiad iarsma Fhear mBolg, MS. Mat. 579.x . dorinne a eccnach ┐ a iomhchosáoid fris, BNnÉ 231 § 140. biaidh Criosd an breithemh lan d'fheirg ┐ d'iomchasaoid (of the Last Judgment), Parrth. Anma, 475.14 . d p. for g p. bá homhnach imeglach lá cách a thurus la hiolar na n-aimleis ┐ na n-iomchossaoidib , ALC ii 228.22 . amles ┐ imcosait do denam eturro iarsin `false accusations and complaints were carried between them,' Ann. Conn. 1291.7 . do-ní Augustine ... éagnach ┐ iomchasaoid air féin, TSh. 7535. nó an ngoilleann ar a ghruaidh nduinn | iomchosaoid Chineóil Chonuill `the complaint of Conall's kindred,' TD 4.37 . iomchasaoid (title of a poem), 22 . Used as a vn.: an iustis, an tepscop ┐ an Priostunach do dol co tech an rig d'iomcosaoit for aroile, AFM iv 1034.6 .

naiscid

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Forms: naisc, nascat, nais, na, nenais, nenais, nenasc, nenasc, nenaisc, nenscais, nascair, fora-nascar, nasair, nasar, nastar, nasatar, nasaiter, naisidar, nensitir, nas, nass, nais, nassa, ronnassa, nassa, naidm, naiscea, nasciub, nascestar

v i. Early forms: pres. 3 s. ni naisc , Laws i 86 n. 1 . 3 pl. ni nascat , 186.14 . s-subj. 2 s. pres. ni nais , Laws iv 36.1 . O'Dav. 1505 , cf. 1256 . 3 s. ro na , O'Dav. 1378. fut. (redupl.) 2 s. ro nenais , O'Dav. 1594. 3 s. *nenais, cf. neanais .i. ceanglais, O'Cl. (taken as pret.). pret. 1 s. ro nenasc-sa, LU 9373. 2 s. ro nenaisc, LU 5662 = TBC-I¹ 1185 (rectius nenasc). 3 s. nenaisc, Laws iv 346.5 . neanaisc no ro neanaisc .i. do cheangail, O'Cl. (with pron. suff.) nenscais, Rawl. 116c29 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 11 (where Meyer emends: nenscus). Pass. pres. s. nascair, Laws i 210.25 . fora-nascar, 194.23 . subj. s. nasair, ii 126 z . ro nasar , ii 122.13 , iv 100.10 . coro nastar , LU 4898 = TBC-I¹ 411 , cf. Laws v 370.7 , 378.2 . pl. ro nasatar , i 50 z . ro nasaiter , v 254.2 . ro naisidar , 430.2 . fut. pl. nensitir, ZCP xiii 378.7 ( B. in Scáil § 18 ). pret. s. ro nas , Laws i 216.24 ; ii 14.28 . Corm. Y 645. ro nass , LU 4894 = ro nais , TBC-I¹ 407. ? nassa , ZCP xv 365 § 50. viii 118 § 25 . (pl. ?) ronnassa , ACL iii 1.10 . part. nassa, TBC-LL¹ 4567. vn. naidm (see also nascad).

Already fairly early in Mid.Ir. commonly treated as a weak vb., stem naisc- or less commonly nasc-: 1 s. pres. subj. ara naiscea , LU 5870 ( TBC-I¹ 1401 ). fut. 1 s. rat nasciub , TBC-LL¹ 6054. pret. 3 s. rat nascestar , 3791 .

In general sense binds, makes fast. nas .i. ceangal; ro nasa .i. do ceangladh, O'Cl.

(a) in lit. sense: rat-nascestar mar nasces feith fidu he has clasped thee as woodbine clasps trees, TBC-LL¹ 3791 ; cf. 6054 , RC xiv 408 § 19 (rot-naisc). ro nascadh [in sín] ima bragait, ZCP xi 65.4 . in cruit ara nenaisc [in Dagdae] na ceola had bound (i.e. silenced) the melodies, RC xii 108 § 163 . In sense makes captive: nenaisc iathu fer Fēne `er legte in Bande ', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 28 (< Laws iv 346 ). nenaisc niathu Alinde, Metr. Dinds. ii 82.36 (see note): the sense in both exx. may possibly be secured, made firm or safe .

(b) more often as fig. & legal term binds, exacts a pledge (promise, obligation, payment), with acc. of thing and FOR of pers.; in Laws often glossed by fonaisc, cf. O'Dav. 1256 , 1378 . See Bürgschaft 83. ni nais uma nā hairgead nā hōr acht for māl, Laws iv 36.1 (only a chief is to be bound to pay in copper, silver or gold). ni nais etach for nach nocht thou shalt not bind a naked person to pay in clothes, ib. 3 , cf. O'Dav. 1505. do fiur adbaill de na-ro nastar tasicc fair `upon whom repayment cannot be imposed,' Laws v 370.7 . ro nenasc-sa foraib . . . .vii. cét talland argait I bound them to pay, LU 9373. ced nāro nais [ro nass, LU, sic leg.] do ḟoesam-su forsna maccu? why were the lads not bound (made promise) to protect thee? TBC-I¹ 407. nenaisc dag-eraic a mucc foraibh, Irish Texts i 3 § 9 = coros-naisc eraicc, LB 62b52 . naiscset a coma fair they made him promise to grant their boon, PH 896. ro naisced orm airfided dom thigerna anocht, RC xxiv 60 § 19. naiscis inti Ruadhan forna demhnu triall rempu, BNnÉ 319.7 . tugsad dó an uile umhlacht dar naisg orra san chonnradh all the obedience he had exacted from them, Content. xvi 161. do naiscius air . . . techtairi do chur chugam, ITS xix 104.5 . ro naisgetar ar inchuibh in Coimdhe fair cen anadh a nEirinn (sic leg.), RC xlvi 232.4 . Cf. do naiscetar sin a briathar fair . . . im chomall dōib na brethi bound him under a promise, ZCP xiv 149.8 . With acc. only: ro nasctis giallu cáich, LL 146a43 = fonensaitis, ZCP xii 379.16 . ro naisc Tuathal in bórama, LL 23b40 . nenaisc a dín he bound [Senán] to protect him, ZCP iii 222.7 . Secures (by pledge, etc.), makes sure (a bond, contract, promise) : atait secht nadmand nascar la Feine, Laws v 364.12 . ni nascar dilsi for mac ┐ a raith a thing the ownership of which is secured by `mac' and `raith' sureties, 314.19 ; cf. 292.16 , 430.2 . in cor amra ro nenaisc .i. comruc re hēnfer, TBC-I¹ 1185. fiadnaisi .i. fiadae ro nass in cor, O'Mulc. 499 , cf. Corm. Y 645. da naisc ar mummi . . . ar cró cotaig bound our blood-covenant, TBC-LL¹ 4134. imon ccodach . . . ro nenaisg Nel fri macaibh Israel the covenant which N. made with . . ., Leb. Gab.(i) i 200.12 . With acc. of guarantees: tar sárugad . . . na ndūl ro naisc-sium forro, MR 4.2 = FDG 1.9 (i.e. violation of an oath taken on the elements). Cf. nassa fīr na ndūla de the `fir' of the elements was pledged thereto (?), ZCP viii 118 § 25 = násad, LU 9814 ( RC vi 165.31 ). With obj. omitted: naisc-siu . . . for deiss rig is ruirech (= take the right hand of kings . . . as security), TBC-LL¹ 3069. Rarely with acc. of pers. who becomes surety: ollam ard . . . naisci[d], ni nascar `he binds, he is not bound', Laws iv 358.14 . naisc Carpre mín Manand take C. as your security, TBC-LL¹ 3090. a Dail Cais . . . rob-nais Banba co mblaid may B. bind you (to defend her), Cog. 56.2 (poem).

(c) betroths; unites in wedlock: ro chendaig [Míliuc] cumail corus-naisc do Patraic hi (= voluit ancillam illi adiungere), Lat. Lives 59.15 = LB 25b36 . ni hí ro naiscedh dō acht a siur, Todd Nenn. 178.4 . sochaidhe diár naisged Fionnabhoir, ZCP x 290.5 . ros-naisg i llanumnus do A., BB 424b22 . part. ba nassa dam-sa ind ingen, TBC-LL¹ 4567. See also ? nassaid Celtica xi 169 .