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brosna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. brosna or dil.ie/6996

 

Forms: bronasnae

n (-ae) io, m. faggot(s), bundle of firewood, fuel: b.¤ .i. bris-nī (bris ne, MS.) insin .i. brisiud (.i. do min[bach] feda ┐ crīnac[h]) brister co llāim ┐ nī bīail gabar dō, Corm. Y 119 = brossnai .i. brissni, etc., Corm. 6. in brosnae (bronasnae, MS.) dombert side dia edbairt fesin gl. Isác cum lignis, Tur. 123. brosne crin gl. gremium (leg. cremium, Psalms ci 4 , edd.), Thes. i 3.27 . cosin brosnu gl. gremio `with the sheaf', Tur. 127. b.¤ crínaig, Trip.² 128 = nutrimenta ignium, Lat. Lives 46 § 38. cía nodbena-su, a chaillech, / b.¤ (brosnad, v.l.) dia ind fort tellach `faggots from its bole ' (of Bile Tortan), Metr. Dinds. iv 242.26 . utlach-brossnada mora `lap-faggots', CCath. 3978. b.¤ braei laime gac ein fir a full armload (?), RC xliii 106 § 111.

Extended applications: b.¤ do setaib gabla `a bundle of the lowest seds,' Laws v 478.25 Comm. ? for b.¤ brigi .i. for feirtsi carpait no airm, RC xxvi 30 note 1 . gor bo b.¤ bodhbha . . . gach colg `bloody heap', MR 274.9 . bláth bruinne bran brosnaib (b., ban brosnad, v.ll.) gual, Ériu ix 46 § 14. = . . . b.¤ gūal (B. na f.), ZCP v 490 § 17. amru brígaib, brosnaib gal (chev.), SR 7027.

Metr. b.¤ suad, see IT iii 121 § f . One of the sixteen divisions of poetry known by a file, 29.20 . b.¤ s. .i. am ron gab: escraib cornaib caírib, etc. Is b.¤ s. sin (annsin, v.l.), acht rop commar (robo cummair, v.l.) cach cethramthu don runn, 30 § f. Note also: (as kenning) Eo Rosa . . . / b.¤ suad (rhet.) ` faggot (?) of sages', Dinds. 160. See brosnach.

buille

Cite this: eDIL s.v. buille or dil.ie/7388
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: builne, buillid, -e, -eda, -e, -ed

n earlier builne , f. See GOI § 153. d s. d'aon buillid , Fen. 196.1 . b.¤ m. and f., n p. -e, -eda, g p. -e, -ed, IGT Decl. § 1. blow, stroke: inna builnni .i. bémen dígle (ref. to plagís, 17c25 ) ` stripes ', Wb. 17d2 . honaib buillib gl. colophis, Tur. 92. gl. alaphis, 93 . ? buile graece bole (βολή, ed.) iaculum airchor, O'Mulc. 172. cet moailli (read mbuilli, ed.) fort laim primitus dé abaind `a hundred blows on thy hand . . . with a scourge', Mon. Tall. 142.10 . do-bert .ix. mbuilli dond inbiur iaraind ar dorusss mB. ┐ do-thuit nónbur cacha builli, BDD² 1452 , 1454 . ro buail builli miledh air, Stair Erc. 604. ní rocht nech díb bir nó bulle nó béim . . . furri `a blow' (playing a ball), TBC-LL² 772 . do-rat cách díb builli dar sróin a chēili, Sc.M² 6. roddet . . . / . . . builli dar Indiúin, Ériu viii 69.4 . do-beir bulli in (leg. imm ?) cend na mná, LU 4357. dobert . . . buli forna heochu 'mon carraic `drove the horses against, etc.', Ériu ii 6 § 9. ic tabairt bulli da choiss issin comlai giving a kick to, MU² 880. co tuc bulli aniarmartach . . . hi mullach chind a brathar do'n con-shlaitt, PH 855. iar ttabairt b.¤ do ghae dhi, BNnÉ 62 § 87 . tug builli ara slabrad jerked the chain, Mer. Uil.² 271. builledha marbta `felling strokes', CCath. 6087. do bh.¤ `with a single blow', Magauran 3927 . an bh.¤ ga mbí a ngábhadh / do-ní uirre iomnághadh gives protection against the blow which threatens him (?), IGT Decl. ex. 10. tennbh.¤ cert casúir, ex. 913 . tug iasg don bh.¤ sin lais `with that cast', ITS xlviii 30.21 . Fig. mh'arthrach . . . / b.¤ ar a sdiuir a chneadh cígh `a force to turn its helm' (sc. Christ's wound), Aithd. D. 84.3 . don Banba is bed 'sas b.¤ (a death), BB 58a41 . b.¤ báis, TSh. 7819. b.¤ = ictus, Rosa Angl. 198.7 , 15. ar son in b.¤ dobeir `the shock' (of cold water), 156.22 .

Other applications. stroke, chime of bell, clock; blast of trumpet, etc.: a cinn cúig mbuilli don clog `at five o'clock', Stair Erc. 2093. dorad builli foran adhairc `gave a blast on the trumpet', 173 . dart, glint?; glance of sunray, eye(s): co n-ecmoing builliu (builli, v.l.) i n-a béolu di gaí gréine, Airne F. 83. dā tāirsedh ēn-b. dā shūil de if he got one look at him, ML² 369. dā fhaicdís aen-buille dá súil de (of torments of hell), RC xxiv 381.27 . builli dom shūil dī `a glimpse of her', ZCP vi 26.32 . buille saebh forsna sūile (sign of old age), 268.10 . b.¤ a habhra, DDána 49.11 .

In phrr. conid b.¤ forais sin do gres iar mbreith Dauid, LB 129b28 = béim forais, forus. do bh.¤ sguir finishing stroke, DDána 40.29 . mo bhuille sguir as ē so | dhíbhse a ndeireadh mo thērmo 'this is my word of parting from you at the end of my term'​, Ériu lxiii 60 § 42​​ (of advice given in a poem). conāro fāgad an cloidem an fuigill b.¤ every stroke the sword delivered was a fatal one, Grail 3201 . fuigheall b.¤ an anaim . . . i nIofrann further torment, DDána 6.27 . is b.¤ air aghaidh é `it is so much done' (a step forward), Donlevy vi 19.

omna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. omna or dil.ie/33838

 

Forms: omnae, omnaid, omna, omna

n io, m. a s. omnae, LU 5213. g p. Ucht noi n-omne, Trip. 338.11 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). Later also fem., see LL 128b45 , 35a19 quoted below; treated as d-st., TBC-LL¹ 3790 (a s. omnaid). omna m., pl. omna, -dha, IGT Dec. § 2 (p. 40.1) ; d s. ót omna ḟaid- chennaigh, ex. 69 , is proscribed as incorrect (ót o.¤ faidchen- nach, correct).

(a) the bole of a tree or sometimes a tree, by later glossators identified with the oak. omna .i. fuamna .i. mor fuaim gaithe fair, Corm. Y 1026 (apparently of the whole tree including foliage). omna .i. dair. omnadha .i. dairghe, O'Cl. bun n-omna (used as a boundary-mark), Laws iv 142 y Comm. benaid C. omnae . . . ┐ scribai(u)s ogum ina taib, TBC-LL¹ 735. lingid F. tarsin n-omnai, 761 . oc esorcain omnai ibair a yew- stem, Trip. 218.14 (ommna, Eg.). remither re homnai ngíuis a pine-stem, Alex. 656. omna dairbhre darach, ITS xxiv 40.3 . mar thregdas fodb omnaid, TBC-LL¹ 3790. hi tír omna, FB 47. ro bui omna ar a chind, ZCP xiii 178.23 (story of Absalom, = quercus, 2 Reg. xviii 9 ). ? a mainib (no omnái) cach mess, Corm. p. 33 s.v. ness ; a variant perh. suggested by double meaning of 2 mes(s) : all mast comes from a tree (? oak). ar scáth na homna, ZCP vi 65.22 . As fictive npr. m.: Fadb Darach hua Omna, CRR 18. Cf. the nickname: Conall crannamna, AU 659 . g s. Conaill chrandamnai, 695 . mac Conaill Chrandomnai, RC xvii 211.6 (Tig.).

(b) fig. of a warrior or hero: omnae ōir, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 29 § 28 . dorodbad inn omna ard, LL 128b45 ( MacCarthy 188.4 ). la Oengus n-óc n-ardomna, 185b6 ( Arch. Hib. ii 92 § 3 ). Of saints: Brigit ┐ Fintan . . . dī omnai óir, 35a19 .

(c) a spear-shaft or spear : omna .i. ga no sleagh, O'Cl. colg is bán-omhna 'n-a bhais, TD 20.39 (glossed in two MSS. omhna .i. sleagh nó gai). tuinsemh an omna, Hugh Roe 256.19 (fo. 68a) . no gebed . . . na claidbe ┐ na sunnu ┐ na homnada, TTr. 1489.

(d) a mast : do cheangladar na homnadha . . . dona ruadh- bhórdaibh, ML 46.21 .