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3 brí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 brí or dil.ie/6779
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n Apparently abstracted fr. bríathar. Expld. as word, speech : bri ┐ rethor .i. breuis ┐ orathor (`orator. This gloss seems an etymology of . . . `brīathar',' n.8), O'Mulc. 159. bri .i. briathar ut est tisca bri ban finn .i. tinnscedal uim briathra na mban fia[l] nó taithnemach `i.e. word', O'Dav. 232. `b.' (brigh, brídh, v.ll.) briathar, Metr. Gl. D 17 , Lec. Gl. 261 , Stowe Gl. 235. brí no brígh .i. briathar, O'Cl. bri .i. briathar (in expl. of brimon smetrach), Auraic. 1329. See bri(a)mon. bricht .i. bri ocht .i. ocht mbriathra and, 1427 . bricht .i. brigh a hocht .i. brigh briathar .i. hocht mbriathar and, 4482 . dobértha bretha co mb.¤ (: haenmí), Acall. 7430. ? co mbríg (bri, v.ll.) deóraid, Metr. Dinds. iii 184.15 . bri cen dochta (glossed briathar co ttegoscc no co munadh, note 1), Leb. Gab.(i) 194.11 . ? Cf. LL 37044 cited s. 1 brí.