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birar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. birar or dil.ie/5941
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: bilar, biror, biolar

n o, [n.] (2 bir ? Cf. GOI § 265 and Bidrag 121 ). Later bilar. Name of a water-plant: ipofila (sic) .i. bilur muire, RC ix 236.47a. nasturcium adhon in bilur uisgi, 238. 57a. biror gl. brecia (brassica? ed.), Ir. Gl. 184. Leonína Calculcitameron .i. bilar .i. bilar Muire, ACL i 333.14 . serpentina . . . .i. bilur Muiri .i. mudomun, 28 . an bilar garrdha (= nasturtium hortensis), Lia Fáil iii 122.23 . biror .i. bir tibra nō srut[h]. Or .i. mong. Biror didiu mong tiprat nō srotha, Corm. Y 121. biror .i. mong tiprai, H 3.18, 64b17 . biolar Mhuire ` brook-lime ', ib. biolar tragha ` scurvy-grass ', ib. Usually translated watercress: na trī gais .i. gas biroir ┐ gas fochluchta ┐ gas trechlaim, TBC-I¹ 1046. rot bia dorn bilair ┐ dorn femmaig ┐ dorn fothlochta, LL 9138 (TBC). cuach usce ar bélaib cach fir díb ┐ popp do birur for cach cuach, LU 7837 (BDD). tri gasa do bhiror na Boinne, MR 18.7 . forsin ngas mbiroir mblathguirt, Fél.² lxxxix 30. im thogha biorair an ghlenna sin `the pick of watercress', BS 22.22 . biror ┐ usce ┐ lusrad na cailli is ed nochaithdis, Ériu i 44.6 . glēre ḟīrtiprat / . . . / bruindit [b]ioulair, K. and H. 15. do barr bhilair of watercress leaves, CF² 153. biorar fochla ┐ gleórán, Duan. F. ii 372 § 11. biolar ` watter-cresses ', Eg. Gl. 714.

In n. loc.: abb Achaidh Bioroir (Aghaviller, nr. Newmarket, Co. Kilkenny, note), AFM i 554.7 . See Hog. Onom.

Compd. gallblach ar bilarlíc (`flag-stone with watercress', Contribb. 215 ), IT iii 99 § 163.