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breib

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Forms: brib(b), Gégáin

adj (Lat. brevis). See GOI § 916. Also brib(b). short: loing in participio b.¤ in nomine (ambītus and ambitus), Sg. 187b3 . is heim anim do brib . . . bribb . . . .i. cumbair, O'Mulc. 154. ar a cindguccan (.i. long brab iffin) / a ceundgagain (.i. a Chind Geuccan), Auraic. 3465 = longa brab ifin, breib, v.l., 710n. (ref. to distinction between long vowel -é- of Gégáin and short -u- of cindguccan = cinnchucán). See cinnchucán.

Compd. ? briblu (plant-name), ZCP i 19 § 13 (`seems a compound of * brib . . . and lu for lub,' Stokes).

brib

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x see breib.

bríb

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n (Engl. loanword). See Ériu xxi 28 § 8. bribe: cf. ar bhrīb mbig, Celtica i 145 § 11. comhadh, cennach, b.¤, tairgse, dearlaice, Eg. Gl. 135. dalladh le bríbh (b., breib, breab, v.ll.), ZCP v 206.22 (Midn. Court).

coma

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Forms: comad, comaidh, comthaighi, comthach, -aid, comaid, comaid, cumha

n orig. , f.? Later with dental inflexion (but cf. ` comad jünger coma f.' Thurneysen, ZCP xv 337 ). m., IGT Decl. § 2 . f., § 4 . g s. comaidh, Lism. L. 118 . a p. comthaighi, Caithr. CC 4 § 9 . g p. comthach, RC xvi 140.6 . Later freq. cu-. Appar. also with n s. -aid: comaid (ón choimhde) f., IGT Decl. § 10 .

General meaning gift, offer, of something given or offered in return for a favour, concession etc., hence freq. consideration, bribe, ransom; in military contexts of something offered as an alternative to battle, hence condition(s), term(s), peace-overture(s) (see RC xliv 178 ). Freq. in pl. comhadh, cennach, bríb, tairgse, dearlaice, Eg. Gl. 135 . ? si pro scientia furti inter orientem et dextera portata est is c.¤, et [in] promptum est et mox scietur , Thes. ii 237.11 . fiach gona fir chāna i comaid (leg. comai?) catha `in ausgemachter Schlacht', ZCP xv 336 § 28 . berar imarchor comai úan dó (folld. by list of things offered in exchange for truce), LU 5586 . na comadha mora `onerous conditions', Ériu xii 182 § 11 (TE2). araba na cómha (sic MS.) sin, Imr. Brain 60.19 . buith fo riaguil mo chomae (-a, MSS.), Ériu i 202 § 29 . ar na comadhaibh celcci, TBC-LL¹ 503 n. 6 . i[n] fail c.¤ gabas is he prepared to accept terms? 1771 . imm airisium ar na comai sin, 1794 . ? ferr c.¤ coimtid, LL 345c40 ( RC xlv 86 § 67 . comaid, Anecd. iii 19.13 ). a ch.¤ nīrsat gūacho, Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, 93 § 18 . ná diṅgnitis less no adlaic no comai no caṅgin, LL 31893 (TTr.). ? missi ac crábud 'sa comaid / tussu ic éirge ra folaid, 38367 . na gabaid comaid n-aile, PH 901 . cath tar comaidh, ML² 1416 . cumhang le cách a chomhtha `everyone will think his (?) recompenses too small', RC xlix 171.19 . an domhan . . . / ar son gur chuir fa chomhthaibh though he held the world in subjection, Ir. Syll. Poetry 37 § 2 . slata nach claon re comhaidh (: arodhain), DDána 102.7 `who yield to no compromise', Ir. Monthly 1928, 35 . ? cóig comha rú ag réidhioghudh `the Five Provinces' (see notes), O'Hara 135 . gé madh gearr cairde na comha, IGT Decl. ex. 108 . nach berad . . . ar c.¤ sa bith under any circumstances, Cog. 186.10 . go tucta cumha eli do `other rewards', Laws i 4. x Comm. no-char gab si c.¤ cruid / is í 'ca toga ag triathuibh bride price, Hy Fiach. 206.13 . duine eiccin da bur muindtir do tabairt do comhaidh don peísd `to propitiate that beast', BCC 196.12 . E. do fhuaslaccadh . . . d'eallach do eachaibh ┐ do comhtaibh ele `ransomed', AFM iv 854.11 . do aontuigh G. cumhaidh nó breab do ghlacadh ó Naaman, Eochairsg. 64.1 . comtha . . . tar cend an tsíodha, Hugh Roe² 128.4 . cumha = gift, Deuteronomy xvi 19 . tucad cuma ┐ tuicse dó in gach tenga, BCC 100.22 . ? lia chomha, RC xliv 162 § 92 .

fo-cren

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Forms: fochiura, facrīth, focrethther, focrether, -focreathar, forcrathar

v fut. 3 s. fochiura, LL 188b40 ( RC xxvi 40 ). pass. pret. sg. ? facrīth (: díth), TBC-LL¹ 3428 . pass. pres. subj. focrethther (leg. focrether) SM Facs. 17b5 ( Laws iv 212.31 ). Cf. -focreathar, O'Curry 1989 = forcrathar, Laws iv 376.24 . In: nim fochradh fíor fochruic daghbhan, Ériu xiii 23.15 , we may have the past subj. 3 s. act. or perf. pass. sg.

(a) buys, purchases, gives an equivalent for (something); is value for (something): focren fer trebar conair do ascnam raitea nó sleibe `a husbandman buys a path' Corm. Bodl. s.v. róut ( Corm. Y 1082 ). tir focrean boin co ceann mbliadna, i[t] dā miach dēc dono focreanad son land which pays for a cow ... it is twelve sacks purchase this Laws iv 104.17 Comm. ata dono somuine la seotu bouirech .i. ni fodocren issi a somuine, O'Curry 882 (< H 3.18, 395a ). somuine tiri ... ma[d] tir fuidra ... is a fodcren co cenn mbliadnai, O'Curry 884 (< H 3.18, 395b ). Cf. ag focrenar tir (.i. ag ded-cennaighis in fearann ar fochruic) `a calf which is paid for land' Laws iv 92.3 (7) . isse focren cach ceas who gives compensation for every affliction BColm. 98.29 . Cf. bocritha do chetguine (thy wounds have been paid for (?)) TBC-LL¹ 3545 = bo criocha St. is dím facrith (: díth), TBC-LL¹ 3428 .

(b) With pers. obj. pays, hires, recompenses: fochiura cách cainte do chániud dar a chend, LL 188b40 ( RC xxvi 40 ; v.l. fochiuchra; Rawl. 111a6 has: fochiurd .i. cennaigfid). fer focrenur (.i. dia tabar degcreic loigechta), Laws v 284 3 (13) . focrenur aes (.i. doberar fochraic do ar a aes .i. togha di randaib, O'Curry 1989 (< H 4.22 25 ). ni théit sindser re n-osar muna focreathar .i. muna tabartar logh dó aire don tsósar isa crandcur téit ib. (= forcrathar, Laws iv 376.24 ); Cf. focrena[r] aos la feine, Laws iv 372.6 Comm. fer ... focrenar fri breith who is bribed Triads 161 (expl.: cenuighther ... le bríb le haghaidh breithe, p. 40 ). cia forruastur friu is focruic focrenaither dia ḟinib `it is a fee that is paid to their kin' BCrólige § 12 .