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1 branda

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adj [io, iā] (1 bran) : brandæ .i. fiachda ar duibe ┐ scothim raven-like for blackness and tearing apart, Corm. 6 s.v. bran. B. na f.: gur brana brū na heala (.i. dath fiaich for eala), ZCP xii 361.2 .

fiachdae

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adj io-iā (fiach) raven-like: brandae .i. fiachdae .i. ar duibe, Corm. Y 105 . Cf. grau-berla .i. bérla fiachda 'raven speech', KZ xxxiii 82, 85 ( RC xxiv 355 n. 2 ).

grau-bérla

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n .i. bérla fiachda `raven speech,' KZ xxxiii 82 , 85 ( H 3.3, 32a ). (Cf. RC xxiv 355 n. 2 .)

locḟiach

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n talking raven(?): locfiach .i. comsuiged nó comsuidigud ō laitin (loquax) ┐ ō gaidilg .i. fiach labar, O'Mulc. 790 (? popular etymology. Perhaps some particular species of raven). But cf. grau-berla .i. berla fiachda `raven-speech', KZ xxxiii 82.12 , 85 gl. 18 .