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banscál

Cite this: eDIL s.v. banscál or dil.ie/5362
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: bannscál

n o, n. and ā, f. (ben + 1 scál). Also bannscál. (a) warrior woman (?) Éigse xxxi 31 : ní raib fénid (fer fe(i)ne, v.l.) ná banscál ´sind loccán i mbíat `warrior or woman there should not be in the place in which they dwell´ Ériu iii 104 § 37a . (b) woman, female, laywoman: banscal niresach, Vita Br. 24. bete banscala occar timthirect gl. mulierem sororem, Wb. 10c22 . digbala áis bainscáil, Sg. 63b5 . is aoi lobair aoi gach banscaile, O'D. 540 (H. 3.17, 433). trilis na bandscāile, Cáin Ad. 3. conid Líadain congairiu / cach b.¤ nád athgniniu, Liad. and Cuir. 16.4 . indtan mbís galar míostai for bandscal, Mon. Tall. 132.30 (§ 14) . iss í b.¤ rotathbēogedh . . . Smirgat, Cáin Ad. 9. maith sin, a b.¤ , BDD² 545. con-accatar a n-oen-bandscáil do dorus na Bruidhne, 536 . in b.¤ , LU 1655. rocólutar a scrit inna banscalai, Harl. 5280, 54a (cited from Meyer Contribb.). etar fheidhb ┐ bannscail `widows and ordinary women', Stair Erc. 442. orphāin na heguilsi . . . eitir fer-scāil is ban-scāil `including boys and girls', Fl. Earls 176.13 .