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bréit

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bréit or dil.ie/6695

 

Forms: bréid, bréide

n bréid m. and f., g s., n p. bréide, IGT Decl. § 45. Earlier (?) brét.

(a) strip, band, length, piece of cloth (etc.), cloth: scarais a hech cenn a b.¤ (brét, v.l.), Thes. ii 341.1 (Hy. v) .i. fobreit bís fo bragait ind eich from the strap (?), 20 . no bid b.¤ dara suilib, LU 305 (ACC). breid ciartha `cerecloth', Lism. L. 310.19 . dorat ind ingen breit dia hetuch dó ma crecht, LU 10445. curtur . . . ar lecc breid tanuidi (= super pannum lineum aut . . . corium tenue) on a thin layer of cloth ? (for ingredients of a poultice), Rosa Angl. 294.10 . (of altar linen, table covering) b.¤ bec dia n-airiter corp Crist, LB 277b25 (`b.¤ bec . . . the corporale, the cloth in which the host is wrapped,' Hermathena xxi 11 ). ro folchait na buird do breitib núaa, Grail 4 .

(b) Of garments, partic. of a head-covering. cloth, veil, coif, scarf, etc.: copchaille .i. b.¤ bis dar cend `strip of cloth', Thes. ii 339.34 (Hy. v Comm.). caille (.i. brét dub), ACL iii 20.20 . bred an bantrebhachuis (= velaverunt, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 4543. co mbrétib lín gil imbe `(swaddling) clothes', Todd Lect. vi 48 § 69. Transfd. an bréid . . . ceosa ` pall ', Ó Bruad. iii 58.19 . sailcloth, sail: bréid sídeingi ar slios do luingi, IGT Introd. 24.5 ex. 504 .

(c) shred, fragments , in pl. esp. (torn) pieces, tatters: bret .i. fuidell fragment, Corm. Y 109 (see fuidel). adchíu fodb leiss i mbrétaib (mberttaib, TBC-I¹ 2061 ) = na bretaig (a mbreidibh, v.l.), TBC-LL¹ 2764. a n-édaigi ina mbréidib umpu . . . ┐ a cuirp ina crolindtib fola, Acall. 3160 v.l. lottar iaramh ina mbrédibh slóigh gan cennas uadhaibh daoin tighearna `in separate hosts', AFM vi 2324.13 .

(Of land): arin b.¤ bic immechtrachsa ḟeraind na hAsia, LL 32428 ( TTr. 1623 ).

Compds. With noun. na sléibhte fa bhréid-ionar bhraoinfhliuch, Hackett² xxx 75. With adj. fa m-bratachaib . . . breid-gela, MR 224.4 .

1 tana

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 tana or dil.ie/40005

 

Forms: tanae, tanu

adj (tanae io, iā) thin, slender : tanae gl. tenue , Ml. 29b7 . séim t.¤ gl. exilem, Sg. 14a8 . Compar. combi tanu de `so that he is the thinner,' Ml. 34a27 . brat is tanoide a thilleadh a shawl which is the thinner for its folding, TD 23.8 .

(a) In general sense of thin, slender, narrow . Of persons : cēli t.¤ tōebtaisi, Ériu ii 16 § 4 . clērchīn t.¤ trūag, ZCP vii 297.5 . Of parts of the body : gan bhais dt.¤ ... | i slabhradh, TD 9.24 . bél t.¤ derg, Ériu iii 152.22 . t.¤ a troigh, PBocht 9.14 . Of arms, clothing, etc. : fiad a chlaidib th.¤ deirg ( sharp ?), LU 3630 ( SCC 31 ). tuagh th.¤ `slender,' TD 16.66 . sgian th.¤ , DDána 50.1 . truaille t.¤ a dtroigheadh `fine greaves,' TD 9.29 . in brat tiug (sic leg. ?) no in t.¤ , IT iii 94.9 . earr th.¤ mhíonshróill (a banner), DDána 85.8 . Of flat objects : ar in leic t.¤-sa, ZCP viii 562 § 2 . clár t.¤ , PBocht 10.46 . Various : in loim tanae thin milk, O'Mulc. 827 . cach treb th.¤ , Rawl. 77a8 . secht ndíasa t.¤ , Gen. xli 6.

(b) Of the sea, rivers, etc. shallow : etir muir t.¤ as tēcht-fhairgi, ACL iii 235 § 18 = Aithd. D. 61.18 . ruisg | ón t.¤ muir, TD 28.25 . on tsruth t.¤ , SR 5167 . for tonnaib t.¤ , LB 124a52 . ní heó linneadh t.¤ thú, IGT Decl. ex. 468 .

(c) sparse, scanty, scattered : masa chaill ... th.¤ , MU 24.32 . nochar t.¤ silcur na tragha ona fearaibh 'na faenluighi, CF 810 (cf. ZCP vi 30.33 ). an tí shíolchuireas go t.¤ , 2 Cor. ix 6 . dia tartam-ni .xxx. d'ar ndegdoinib immach ... bid tanaite ar clíath gabala sund, LL 283a4 . tríd slógh Teamhrach badh t.¤ , DDána 85.52 .

(d) As subst. : tré th.¤ na caillead thin part , TTebe 917 . o th.¤ a thaíb co tiug a ochsaille waist , LU 6417 (= TBC-LL¹ 2563 ). Acall. 76 . the narrow part of a pig's back (i.e. the front ribs): tinne dā mēr, domiter itir a tiug ┐ a t.¤, dā dorn itir ┐ a tiug, a do itir ┐ a t.¤ a side of bacon must measure on the average ..., ZCP xiv 351 § 9 ( Laws ii 246 ), see p. 352 . Cf. cona rāma do tiug t.¤ tuirc, MacCongl. 119.33 .

Compds. ? laighne tiugha tanfaobracha narrow-edged , ZCP viii 205 § 32 . tanaslaidi óir inna mbrataib thin strips of gold, BDD² 681 (see Gloss.).

Frequent at end of compounds (see under first components), e.g. Mac C. ... arm-th.¤ , BNnÉ 229.15 . a bhraont.¤ (of a place), DDána 68.27 . go creit chraest.¤ (of a chariot), TBC-LL¹ 3375.