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búirithir

Cite this: eDIL s.v. búirithir or dil.ie/7425
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: bhūrigfite, búraid, buiretar, búiriud

v (cf. búire). In early exx. as depon. Note also: bhūrigfite, TBC-I¹ 3376. búraid, MacCongl. 65.23 . roars, bellows, shouts: búiristir rian trethanbras 'the wild and furious sea roared', Blathm. 244​​​ . geisid fót brú búrithar be fhind, IT i 69.11 `which bellows', LMU² p. 61. gilla . . . fri roí búrethar, LU 5486 = buiretar, TBC-I¹ 1007. fri benda baisi buirithir asa luthbæsa luamain, Celtica viii 141.30 `which (?) rages against peaks of folly' (Binchy), 149.3 . bursit Ulaid, Metr. Dinds. iii 108.73 . imbá burtaís damrada, LL 32313 ( TTr. 1501 ). búirfidh gach péisd, DDána 29.8 . mar bhúirios an leomhan = roaring , Isaiah xxxi 4. buirither gort glas, RC v 202.8 `there is noise in every green field', Ériu xvii 91 (leg. buirrithir (borr), ZCP xxvii 326 , Ériu xxii 43 ).

Rarely in transfd. sense strikes, hits (so BDD2 Gloss.; Contribb. 293 ; see ZCP iii 467 ): fri bibdadu béim búrit, LU 7735 ( BDD 130 ) `strikes, stamps', BDD2 Gloss. co mburetar basa, LL 13781. Vn. búiriud.