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bethamnas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bethamnas or dil.ie/5789

n o, m. (cf. 1 bethamain)

(a) life, livelihood: an uisce tra coṅdic a bethámnus , Corm. 24 `it can support life' (O'D.) `it attains its livelihood' (Stokes), Corm. Tr. 92 , ni sidach(ach) cumsantach bar mb.¤ mode of life , Alex. 919. conadh amlaid sin doneth a bethamhnus osin amach, Lism. L. 1491. ni da nderna a b.¤ , Laws ii 338.22 Comm.

(b) food, supplies, provisions; property, livestock (?): ag iarraidh bethamnais `seeking food', TFrag. 74.13 . a mes ┐ a murthorud, a bláth ┐ a beathamnus inna hindsi-sea, Ériu iv 128.21 . biad ┐ bethamnus , BB 238a53 . dia bethamnus ` refection ', Laws i 116.29 Comm. folaid cruidh no bethamnais, ii 338.26 Comm.