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1 baire

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n expld. as death or sorrow: bari .i. bās, Corm. Y p. 59.8 . b.¤ .i. brón, ut est maile, b.¤, gaire Caiar, O'Dav. 217. b.¤ .i. brón no bás. ut est maile b.¤ gaire, Ériu xiii 55.17 .

2 baire (?)

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in phr.: pare buíre, ZCP xxiv 135 = bairn buirn (MS bair– buir–) .i. certan for luamain, O'Gr. Cat. 91.4 .

1 báire

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io n

(a) course, progress: is gnāth la Fland, lāthar n-āne, / bāre sech a dīne to outstrip his (own) generation (?), Bruchst. 11 § 19. sóiset a mb.¤ dia brath / co tarb nDáire maic F. they turned their course, Metr. Dinds. iii 370.47 . mo bh. tar muir mbarcláin, BS 30.9 . b.¤ baíse wild or wanton course: co tanic mac . . . P. ar a baírí baissi ina ruatur rabarta, BB 430b48 . ina ruathar righmiledh ┐ ina baire baíssi, Stair Erc. 283. Cf. Oliuane / na tarat bari for baís, LL 16480. Of a child's play: ar a bāire baīsi a coimidecht a oide, ML² 13. cnuic áille ar ar hoileadh mé / oirear mo bh.¤ baoise, DDána 88.31 .

cenn báiri goal, destination: is cucainni cenn a báiri it is us he makes for, Sc.M² § 9.5 . rachaidh mé dar mbaileine / mar a bhfuil ceann ar mb.¤ , Magauran 800 . a Moling . . . / gus' tuccus cend mo bhaire towards whom I have directed my course, Anecd. ii 24 § 18 .

(b) goal, aim, object; victory: fácbaid sund fri b.¤ mbil / liac láime cech láech-ḟir, Metr. Dinds. iii 116.99 . bruthmar b.¤ , ii 2.2 . b.¤ breath-ṡoluis gacha bréithre (a prince), MR 108.18 . neach nach tréig b.¤ an bheatha / téid beatha as sáimhe seocha, Dán Dé vii 3 perh. to be assigned to (a). lá b.¤ `Victory Day', PBocht 3.30 . is ruathur ratha, is rót do báre, TBC-LL¹ 5343. a bhuille bh.¤ na mban `master stroke' (to the Blessed Virgin), PBocht 13.45 . buailfidh Dia a bhuille bh.¤ , 3.1 .

(c) game of hurling; goal: búaid ṁb. ┐ immana, TBC-LL¹ 971. ros fuc (sc. in liathróit) dar brúach ṁbaire uadib, 904 . ag imirt an bh.¤ , Oss. iii 118.4 . ar mhachaire an bh.¤ , ZCP v 211. 253 (Mid. Court). ar gcur bh.¤ having scored a goal, DDána 105.6 . ro chuiris an b.¤ trí huaire ar Chairbre, Oss. iii 56.19 .

v (d) With beirid.

(i) directs one's course (attack), proceeds, sets out: nima rucsam ar mbaire / nima lodmair sec Lere, CS 136.13 (an. 827 ). iss ed ruc a báre . . . co rígu Sparte, LL 31293 ( TTr. 477 ). beiridh baíri mbruthmar . . . dochum na debhtha, 405bz 0 . i dtráth beirthe an bh.¤ at the moment of attack, DDána 48.29 . Fig. monúar ámh nach daoinleith ro iomáinset ┐ do bertsat a mb.¤ , Hugh Roe² 264.20 . Cf. AFM v 1860.6 .

(ii) wins, gains the victory: gach āen 'ga mbīa in marbnad-si, / budh hē bērus an bāiri, ZCP xiii 17.28 . in fer . . . / beirios b. ar cach cuaini, SG 61.10 . ní rugamar an b.¤ ar a chéile, Oss. iii 118.7 (Tór. Dh.). rug b.¤ ar gach aonlocht hí, DDána 32.5 . gnaoi Rōisi ag breith bhāire, O'R. Poems 973.

With other vbs.: mo lic láimhe / . . . / bid breo brisfeas báiri, Manners and Customs ii 280. n. ar mbuadugad cacha b.¤ ┐ ar maidem cacha mórchoscair, MR 244.21 . dias do maoidh baire um Berbha, LL 394.5 .

2 báire

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Forms: bāire, baire

n expld. as leader, chief: bāire , graece barones fortes dicuntur , Corm. Y 154. barae graece barones mercinari fortess dicuntur. Broc fochracae didiu in bari, unde dicitur bare buri, O'Mulc. 124. baire .i. saí, Ériu xiii 76.208 . bari na sárḟiadach sáer / Sláni, LL 4182 = baire , BB 56a1 . do thuit naonbhar do bhairibh na bruighne `nine of the chiefs', ITS v 176.27 . ? cen bró-guine b.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 70.3 . ? Cf. bár.

? baire ll

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ind br— bacc b.¤ bodang, IT iii 30.17 ( birell, 15 ).