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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 .

brisc

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adj o, ā brittle, fragile, easily broken: b.¤ .i. ab eo quod est priscus ar is b.¤ [cach crin ┐] cach ṅarsaid, Corm. 7. carnae . . . is b.¤ ūair is bruithi, ar is rigin intan is feōil, Corm. Y 261. arán briscc, Misc. Hag. Hib. 161.8 . bá b.¤ fidbad i llámaib láech, LL 32794 ( TTr. 2006 ). Of land, soil: ós Bairind b.¤ `crumbling B.', Metr. Dinds. iii 366.15 .

With more abstract meanings: buidhne . . . briscci . . . Bretan ` brisk ', CCath. 5367. is b.¤ . . . in gloir saegalta, YBL 168a30 . b.¤ . . . a derid unsolid . . . its end (sc. Roman rule), ZCP xxx 100.42 . conách diombuan / an domhain che briosg braithleaghtha ` fragile ', Dán Dé xxx 2 . mairg bias isin mbriaidh mb.¤-sin under that critical verdict (of Hell), ZCP vi 265 § 15.

Equat. goma brisgidir re barraib feda ag a tesgad do thuagaib as easily broken, Ériu viii 44.29 . Superl. ? ango dano . . . adfía basa lecht bas briscium, LU 7500 ( BDD 102 ). As compar. cid as briscim (briscidh, briosga, v.ll.) cuirir what is more brittle than the earthnut? (answer: a jealous woman's temper), ZCP xiii 272.1 .

Adv. réad do bhronnadh go briosc `to be brisk in giving', Ó Bruad. iii 196.14 .

As subst. senbrisca a salcha (read asalcha as in FB) má chossa dirty old tattered things, LU 8520 ( FB 37 ). Cf. senbrisc, s.v. 1 sen.

Compds. With nouns. briscbemneach na narm `the crashing strokes', Ériu v 238.7 . doringni briscbruan ┐ minscomartach din charput ` fragments ' (Táin 641), LL 8204. briscbrúar na clocend ica n-erlech shattered fragments of skulls, TFerbe 333 . With adjj. crínbhriathrach .i. briscbhriathrach, O'Cl. na trí badhbha brodla, brisg-dhéadla `saucy, impudent . . . witches', ML 118.30 . briosg-ghlórach ` Babling ', Eg. Gl. 105 (Acts xvii 18).

1 buide

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Forms: buidhe

adj io, iā yellow: b.¤ gl. flauus, Sg. 14a10 . hoc flauum. buidhe , Ir. Gl. 803. buidi no donna gl. c(o)erea pruna, Sg. 61b10 . in chorcur b.¤ (buicle, MS.) ref. to porpora), Tur. 115. mess crāibe b.¤ , ACL iii 238 § 9. le croicinn an ubhaill buidhe, Reg. San. 21.17 . a caisi buidi, Corm. Y 1091 (see cáise). buiden na mbarr ṁbudi, LL 16505 ( RC xlvii 291 ). d'ór buidi, Ir. Review 1912, 248 § 5 . Slicht Libair Budi Slani, LU 3220. [lebor] b.¤ leacain, YBL 6 marg. inf. sean leighedh in lepuir buidhe, Laws ii 132.y Comm. rinn . . . buidhe (of a bird), MacCarthy 136.14 . mís buidhi ` August ', Leb. Cert. 120.11 . see boidmís ? supra. galar buidhe jaundice , O'Gr. Cat. 199.1 (see below).

Freq. in vague sense with bith, etc. ri dorósat bith ṁbuidi, SR 7513. in bith bleidech b.¤ , MR 52.15 . Cf. ríge Breg mbude, LU 3735 ( SCC 33 ). co bráth mb.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iii 318.15 . din Bruig budi brass, LL 29539 ( Ériu vii 223 § 32 , cf. Misc. Hib. 38 ).

Equat. buidithir ór rind a fīaclae, Corm. Y 1059 (91.18) . buididir bronnór, Ériu iv 94 § 13. Compar. budiu na mess cumra a cúl, LL 37758. As subst. (treated as f., SG 21.21 infra) yellowness, yellow hue; a thing characterised by yellow colour: cho buidhi bos, MacCarthy 120.15 . go tainig in buidi tar in gréin, ZCP x 303.6 . Of flowers: barrān budi `die Blüte des Gelbkrauts', Festschr. Stokes 3 § 3 ` buttercup ', Contribb. 287. lir . . . budi for Bregmaig, LL 13954. fo barraib scot is buideí, ZCP xiii 260.2 . samalta leam fri hōrsnāth . . . nō re buidi mbech (of hair) honey (?), pollen (?), TBC-I¹ 2568. an b.¤ a yellow (horse), Celtica ii 54.131 . In n. loc. Buidhi an Bheithe, AFM ii 1000.16 .

Freq. in name of the epidemic called in b.¤ chon(n)aill (second word us. printed with cap. C- as if n. pr., but orig. gs. of condall, see BCC 75 (62.9) cited s. connlach; identified as relapsing fever (with accompanying jaundice) , W. P. MacArthur, Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 173 f . in chron chonaill .i. in b.¤ chonaill, AU i 54.19 = mortalitas magna, 50.22 . Cf. crom (= crón) Connaill .i. plaga magna , Ann. Inisf. 551. Budi Conayll = infirmitas quae yctericia uocatur, V. SS. Hib. ii 113. teidm mór doratad for firu Hérenn .i. in Bude Conaill, Thes. ii 299.1 (Hy. i Pref.). in B.¤ Condaill, 298.19 . in B.¤ Connaill gl. re chuairt duinebad, Laws i 50.18 Comm. do'n Buidhi Connaill, MacCarthy 402.6 . do cur na b.¤ for cúl, SG 21.21 .

Compds. On elision of -e before vowels see IGT Introd. § 94 (which cites budhúaine, bodhabhla, with -gh- for -dh- in MS.). With noun: a buidhedhlaoi, Hackett ix 5 . buideréid . . . mōel a cend uile . . . co mmbī glēlomm i.e. complete baldness, Corm. Y 1091 = buide reid, Corm. 39 (cf. buiderad ?). With adjj. buide-chas, BDD² 1023. buidic[h]orcrai, 1124 . With adj. derived from noun: lāma . . . buidh'-ingnecha, ML² 1594.

2 caí

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Forms: caí, cúach

n k, f. caí (on eón) f., IGT Decl. § 97 . In later lang. also cúach ā, f. cuckoo : cói menn, Thes. ii 290.9 . a. sg. cauig gl. cuculum , Études Celt. xxiii 106 . gairid cāi crūaid den. Four Songs 8.2 . cai(?) for barraib bind a guth, O'Mulc. 830e . dogair in chuí din chaill chaiss, LL 356 marg. sup. cūghaire dochūalamar / la cæi Leitrech B., ZCP xii 396.1 . coicetal na cūach don ḟidbaid / ar cinn ṡamraid, ZCP vii 310 § 8 . foscain cūach, K. and H. 27 . an cuach do gairm aghaid nollag, ALC ii 456.18 . guth na cuaiche, BNnÉ 116 § 18 . siansa . . . / nach binne caoi Céideamhna, Studies 1920 99.11 . giolla ┐ cáoi os a chionn, IGT Decl. ex. 1772 . re ré na gcuach ná an chadhain / ní thabhair sé fhuath d'fhoghail, Aithd. D. 15.33 . an chúach, ┐ an seabhac, Deuteronomy xiv 15 . cai no caoi .i. cúach.¤ Dognidís cái cuchaireachd ar beannaibh na mbó, O'Cl. fid-chúach falcon (?), see fid compds. Fig. ar gcaoi i gcéiteamhain (of Mary), Aithd. D. 72.2 . `a bhrog na cuach cain' inann son ┐ peata cuach ar ni bi a tigh peata is measa innas (satirically to a person), Oss. v 28.1 . go cuachaibh Pharrthais, Hackett² v 39 .

Compd.: don chuachmaig, LL 17722 .

1 cain

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i adj. similar in meaning to 1 caín: a chul ch.¤ (: máthair), ACC 51 ( RC xx 248 ). sgel c.¤ (: ioain), Blathm. 166 . Crīst c.¤ (: Ādaim), Ériu iii 144 § 20 . fo gne ch.¤ (: airmitein), SR 1499 . cainig C. (: timmarcain), 3753 . 'sin chamair ch.¤ (: anmain), 6323 . cétemain c.¤ cucht, Ériu xvii 89 § 1 . Colum ón chill ch.¤ (: menmain), Metr. Dinds. iv 84.65 . in carn coin (: imgoin), iii 356.3 . na cleas coin (: tanaid), 362.97 . cairddes c.¤ (: Cruachain), 244.31 . crann c.¤ (: barraib), 146.1 . coic cét c.¤ / . . . do bliadnaib, 8.81 . tlacht corcra c.¤ (: Romhair), ML² 509 . a tenga ba cupris c.¤ (: titail), ZCP viii 107.13 . cogadh c.¤ (: Choncobair), Leb. Cert.² 1838 .

Compd. na doirsi chaindelbdai (: lainderdai), SR 457 . For other possible compds. see Bretha 30 , 31 , 35 and Introd. p. 9 .