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bréntu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bréntu or dil.ie/6723

Forms: brentaidh

n t, [m.] (brén). Treated as f. at Ériu ii 134 § 116 infra. rottenness; stench: inde dicitur putar .i. brenta inde dicitur putidus .i. sindach, Corm. Tr. 138 s.v. putte. amal sluces a nadnacul nersoilcthe ní tete ind ┐ dutét b.¤ as, Ml. 22b1 . do mēit na brentad i llochaib na pian, Ériu ii 134 § 116. co rolín in recles o bréntaid, Lat. Lives 97 § 92. roimdigh an brenta sin vatha = fetor, Aisl. Tond. 110 xv 1 . iar bfagbail brento mair, 96 iii 3 . brentaidh (n s.), 106 xii 1 . adcluinim-si . . . brentada buaidirthi mora I perceive . . . stenches (arising from a battlefield), TTebe 4677 . in tan bátir lána a mbeóil ┐ a sróna di bréntaid in mara of the smell of the sea, LU 1700 (ICM xi). brentaidh ( a s.) inn ǽoir, CCath. 3495. o brentaid dofhulachta na crumi, PH 5626.

sinnach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sinnach or dil.ie/37608

Forms: sindach

n o, m. sindach, IGT Decl. § 17.21 . a fox : ut dicitur pit a puteo .i. brēnaim . . . Inde dicitur putidus .i. sindach, Corm. Y 1060 . sinnach .i. sennech .i. nech is sine do chonuib é ar fot a ree, 1191 . asrir in s.¤ n-allaid | do ráith a aithig `she gave the wild fox for her vassal', Thes. ii 342.61 ( Hy. v ). romarb petta sindaig, Lat. Lives 85.12 . dosennat . . . secht sinnchu ┐ secht míla maige, TBFr. 59 . ní slicht sinnaig i feóraind no i fásaig ná fidbaid ocaind, MU² 335 (of a clearly visible track). Cf. gerbho sodhaing a lorg do breith (ar nir bho sliocht siondaigh for oighreog eng ┐ foillecht an c[h]reachs[h]loigh), Hugh Roe 80.15 (apparently a proverbial phrase). s.¤ dá lí ar tí a hén, Acall. 846 v.l. is annsna crannaib . . . donít sindaig a n-ádba, PH 7744 . cludtur co maith re croicind sinduigh . . . é, Rosa Angl. 266.y . atáid uamha ag na sionnchaibh (vulpes foveas habent), TSh. 8119 . As a symbol of treachery: a ochlai dorchai na sinnach sírchelgach .i. a indshamail t-shinnaig for imad do chelg, PH 8246 - 7 . cumann an tsionnaigh, DDána 4.6 .

Occurs as a pseudonym, particularly among the lords of Tethbha, whose followers were also called na Sionnaig (for alleged explanation see AU i 552.z - 554.3 ): in Sindach hua Leochan, rí Gaileng, RC xvii 347.18 (Tig.). Cluain mic Nois d'arcain . . . fa dó o Calraighib cosna Sinnchaibh, AU i 590.4 . Catharnach, mac an tSionnaigh Uidhir, tigherna Tethbha, AFM ii 958.x . in Sindach Find .i. Cinaeth Hua Catharnaigh, rí Teftha, RC xvii 418.20 (Tig.). creach la hAedh Húa Concobuir ┐ lasna Sinncho, 398.23 (Tig.). sluaiged la mac Briain ┐ la Húa MaelSechlainn . . . co tucsat na Sinnaigh bruit moír, 393.26 = fir Tethbha .i. na Sionnaigh, AFM ii 864.5 .

s.¤ brothlaige (lit. fox of the cooking-pit) the lowest in a list of twenty-seven `togarmand techtaide miadlechta' `legitimate titles of dignity', Laws iv 344.7 Comm . `s. b. . . . einen armen Kerl bezeichnet, der seine zusammengebettelten und -gestohlenen Brocken in einer solchen Grube (brothlach) sammelt', Thurn. ZCP xv 318 . sindach brothlaighe .i. bruar cach bidh do, itir dilis ┐ indlis; no cuma lais cidh bedh bruidhes no do-meala, Laws iv 354.11 . ba s.¤ brothlaig dod-fuaid, glossed: . . . no is ē in s.¤ brothlaig in gataige, ZCP xv 317 § 11 .