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Cite this: eDIL s.v. beus or


Forms: beos, beós, bós, fós, beos, beós, béus, bhius, bós, bhós

part also beos. Later beós, bós, fós (see fós). Disyll., Lament 13 , as monosyll., SR 5046. See Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 271 , 457 . b.¤ in Ml. ( beous, Ml. 77b2 ), beos in Wb., Sg. 201b15 . b.¤ , LU 3395 , beós, 3740 . béus, LL 12521. bhius, TBC-LL¹ 6014. bós, Mon. Tall. 158.32 . bhós allit. with bhás, DDána 34.26 ( fós . . . fúthaibh, 26. 2 ).

(a) still, yet: b.¤ gl. usque (adhúc), Ml. 63a5 . do-b-tromma a n-accobor collnide beos gl. adhuc, Wb. 8c8 . beos gl. adhuc, 14c1 . atbiur beos `I say it still', 9b20 . béus = adhuc, Lat. Lives 52 § 44. ind hí lanamnas atái béus? `art thou still in the married state?' Mon. Tall. 134.25 . baí in t-imcosnam cetna beius imón curadmir, LU 9035 ( FB 78 ). bá ógṡlan b.¤ it was still whole, 10022 . cundat marthanaig béos still in existence (pillar-stones), MU² 310 (LL). co se b.¤ as yet, LU 5087 (TBC). With neg. ni thucat beos ruín ind rechto `they do not yet understand the mystery of the Law', Wb. 15a34 . ni rochumscigther són beos `it can never be moved', 30b15 . nimda sátech dom cluchi béos, LU 4996 ( TBC-I¹ 508 ).

(b) further; moreover, again; besides, also, in addition: do irgairiu na sainte beos `also to forbid greed', Wb. 12d32 . epert do Duaid b.¤ dombera Dia fortacht dond fiur firíen gl. etiam, Ml. 57c4 . ar cech lau b.¤ gl. (eorum)que, 75d1 . debe tintuda inso b.¤ `this too is a difference of rendering', 65c8 . forberad mu chland b.¤ `further', 88a10 . du adamrugud flatha solman ón b.¤ `to glorify the rule of Solomon again', 90a5 . cid fó cid for beous beme whether we sink moreover or swim, Snedg. u. Mac R 9.14 . dligid bēus (beos, bheós v.ll) cach dothge miscais, ZCP xi 84 § 34g . sruth tentide beos and andside, LU 2112 ( FA 18 ). dambad étaid in fer ca mbeind, nibad chomdas béus that too would not be fitting, TBC-LL¹ 41 ( LL 7586 ). co tarla anfud mór doib b.¤ isin bale cétna `again', Thes. ii 329.6 . lotar ond indsi sin for culu forsin n-ocian beos, RC x 60.5 ( LU 1922 ). dorad beous ár for choblach `also', xvii 419.23 . co ro móti bus ingnad lib beos `that ye may be yet more astonished', PH 3746. bheós = also, RSClára 42a .

With verbs expresses sense of continues, keeps on with the action of the verb: tecmallid dia domnich beos continue to collect on Sunday, Wb. 14a1 . á tinnacul a llaim hi llaim b.¤ that they should be passed on from hand to hand, Ml. 96d6 . aithrus ind anmcharat dia bliadna b.¤ `to consult his confessor once a year regularly', Mon. Tall. 144.2 tictis drecht díb b.¤ `kept coming' (Faraday), LU 5900 ( TBC-I¹ 1432 ). in comram do thairisem b.¤ (beos, v.l., R11), Sc.M² 11. do-das-athiged C. béos (MS.) C. continued to attend on them, MU² 922 (LU). tairissid beos `wait a while', PH 1415.

(c) yet, nevertheless, in spite of that: is fo chétbuid alanaile beos inso this, however (?), is according to the opinion of others, Sg. 201b15 . ní té(i)t a luige ó ḟi[u]r midbotha (?) beos his oath is still that of a f. m., Críth G. 70. ro-cechlastai a toitim in tan labras beóus it (viz. a needle) would be heard falling even when he is speaking (?), BDD² 793. rotmuirbiu[b]- sa beos I shall kill you all the same, Ériu v 72.12 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. Crístaidecht or


pn [ā], f. (Crístaide) Christianity; Christendom : co forbérad in cristaidecht for Erind Christianity, LU 4090 note l . co n-id cotarsna in génntligecht do'n Cristaigecht, PH 720 . comartha na Cristaidechta, 1199 . i ndligud a cristaideachta, Laws iii 34.z Comm. gairm cotchend . . . fan Cristaigecht uli `Christendom', Ann. Conn. 1300.9 . do righaibh na cristaidhachta, Fier. 104 . crann soillse na Críostuígheachta (of Mary), Párl. na mB. 1990 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-beir or
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Forms: forbiur, forbeir, -forbair, formberat, forberat, -foirpret, formberinn, forberad, forbered, forbartais, forbeir, forbéra, forbre, -foirbret, forbertais, forrubart, -forbart, fororbart, forbart, forrubartmar, forrubartatar, -forberther, forb(a)r-, foirpr-, forbiur

v O.Ir. forms: Pres. 1 s. forbiur, Sg. 173a1 . 3 s. forbeir, 32a1 . -forbair, O'Dav. 465 ( Ériu xii 200 ). 3 pl. formberat (rel.) Ml. 71c1 . forberat, SR 7275 . -foirpret Sg. 48b5 . impf. 1 s. formberinn, Ml. 88a10 . 3 s. forberad ib. forbered, LU 10641 . 3 pl. forbartais, SR 3680 . ipv. 2 s. forbeir, AM 2.12 . fut. 3 s. forbéra, LU 4257 . subj. pres. 3 s. forbre, Ériu iii 4.13 (`one would expect forroibrea,' Strachan ib. p. 5 n. f ). 3 pl. -foirbret, Ml. 27c6 . sec. fut. 3 pl. forbertais, SR 2807 pret. and perf. 3 s. forrubart, Ml. 33c10 : 64c7 . -forbart, SR 5721 may belong to another compd., see fúabair. fororbart LL 6b16 , Fél. Prol. 173 ( GOI § 529 ); ro forbart , LL 168b38 . 1 pl. forrubartmar, Ml. 102a1 . 3 pl. forrubartatar 101a10 . Pass. subj. pres. s. -forberther, Thes. ii 255.18 . Vn. forbart, q.v. In later Mid. Ir. treated as a weak simple vb., stem forb(a)r-, foirpr-.

(a) intrans. grows, increases (in size, quantity, number); in Glosses transl. Lat. crescere, adolescere, inolescere, exolere, pollucere: forbiur (gl. redoleo) Sg. 173a1 . O'Mulc. 637 (gl. glisco). amal formbeir et toirthigedar (fructificat et crescit) Wb. 26c3 . in silne nemda triasa forbair gort na n-irisech LB 257b40 ( Todd Lect. vi 25.9 ). forbrigh [ = -idh] an charrac conidh mor hí, RC x 88x (v.l. roforbuir). feoil lenam dobertha di co raforbreg [ = ro forbred] co prap, Anecd. i 18 . ro fhás ┐ ro fhorbuir in righan co ro aibeil, Études Celt. i 79.9 . ro fhás ┐ ro fhorbreastair an ingen, ZCP xiii 199.9 . darorbair for cnāmaibh ēisc, Lism. L. 3827 (cf. rofhorbair ... co mor, in corresp. text, BNnÉ 77 § 147 ). intan ro orbair ┐ ro eirig a haeis, BB 236a36 . meni thairsed a marbad forbértaís na nathracha sain (= arforbertais, Dinds. 13 ) would have grown so much LL 159b45 . cia forbrid cia sergait in loch, Todd Todd Nenn. 194 . ar na ro foirbre in peccad aitherrach isin indsi seo, Laws i 12.30 Comm. ro ḟoirbriter ... ┐ ro métaighset na teinnte, RC xxv 392 § 8 . With cogn. acc.: in flesc maet[h] ... is suail for-bera forbeirt will have small growth ZCP xiii 264z . Rises (in value, rank, etc.): ma ḟorbera folud a thighe, combifolud mboairech, Críth G. 81 . a sētaib ... forberat fene ... otha isel co huasal (i.e. increase in value of honour-price), Laws iv 354.18 . foirbeir saeiri breatheamain ... corigi biatad dā fear dēg, v 90.30 . Increases in number, multiplies: (dialt:) is fotha ndeich, ┐ is ass forberat co forcend mbrechta i mbiat ocht ndiailt, Corm. Y 447 . ... ilar luba ... forberat uili immalle, SR 7275 . forbrid ┐ imdaigid (= crescite et multiplicamini) Rawl. 70b2 . fororbart a clandside ... obatar i mmílib LL 6b16 . ro forbredar ┐ ro imdaigedur na fir sin i n-ilmilib, Ériu viii 8 § 9 . no tigdis sluaig nuadh cacha bliadna cucu, co ro forbarsead ┐ go ro linsat o Inis T. co C., Todd Todd Nenn. 88 = ro forbriset, BB 210a23 . ro forbretar ... cuirp ┐ cinn ... i mmedhon in armaigh, CCath. 6032 . cech tinne no traeta mó sa mó no forbritis taris (of Israelites in Egypt) LB 117a8 = ro oirbridis, BB 239a45 (= in met fordingtis ... | forbartais, SR 3680 ). Increases (in wealth), prospers: sergait maíne in meic moir ... forbrid ... in ósar co mba saidbre he nā a athair, LB 158b9 ( ZCP xvii 230 ). forbeir a bfágoibh dia éis what he leaves behind prospers ZCP vii 269 § 16 . Grows i.e. comes into being: ró ḟorbratar tri hubla ... for barr na habla, ACL iii 322.27 . can forbeir coimaithces? `whence does co-tenancy arise?' Laws iv 68.19 (with gl.: can asa foirbre ib. 22 ). Trans. increases, makes greater (?): forbeir a gail ┐ a slaine, Dinds. 109 (= foirb-, BB 406a34 , but Ed. has forbraid a ghal, which seems intrans., Folklore iv 490 ). acht mad Mac Con ┐ Cairpre | ni ḟuil ar na fairpre a ḟeirg (: leirg), LL 146b31 `on whom he will not increase his anger' PRIA 1893-6, 542 § 15 . 'against whom he does not prepare his angry attack' Ériu xx 195 § 15 . Perhaps this belongs to ar-beir `uses, practices,' but possibly feirg is used for nom. (see also Ériu xx 200 ); see follg.

(b) sometimes almost = subsists: combo de forberedsi di bolod ... na lubi, LU 10641 (= do forbredsi, Ériu xii 156.5 ). Cf. (f) below.

(c) in follg. exx. folld. by a prep. the meaning seems waxes strong, stout, insolent (against): forbrid ar cách tria lunni | forbrid ar cach n-óen do gnáth | in rí co cuir bróen ar cách, LU 9705 ( ZCP iii 216 ). co forbart Dauid ... co leomain na lonnbága prevailed over (?) SR 5721 (= attacked ? cf. do-fúapair, -fúabair, -fóbair).

In: forbeir for nem, SR 2731 , `for' represents the inf. pron., see 2 for II.

(d) trans. outgrows; surpasses, prevails over: forbéra a bráithriu, LU 4257 ( SG 83 ). fuacht nā forbir loscath cold which no flame overcomes ZCP xii 296 § 7 . Cf. forrubart gl. torsit ZCP vii 482.2 ( Enchir. Aug. 75a ). increases, augments, makes grow : fasaich, forbeir fír 'announce, increase truth', AM 2.12 .

(e) in follg. exx. seems used for fúabair, fóbair: forforbairt Indech a bandāil ┐ ni forfaem Dúirgin dó sought to make a tryst Dinds. 24 . cach aen beres cocair cert | fortbeir bendacht easpoc Earc 'bishop E. confers a blessing on him' RC xvii 126 (perh. corrupt; the varr. are: fortraibh, AFM 512 . fodreith, LB 23 marg. inf.).

(f) confused with ar-beir (biuth)? forberat isnaib muirib i tāt, cu tochratar a mbiasta ┐ a bledmila for tire dia sāsad, Ériu ii 130 § 98 (they subsist?). Cf. (b) above.