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brosnach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. brosnach or dil.ie/6997

n = brosna. b.¤ (brosnadh add. v.l.) f., IGT Decl. § 12 (61.22) . ingen ríg Ossairgi . . . / tuc brosnaigi ar almaib alt, LL 16772 ( RC xlvii 298.9 ). condarrala i mbrosnacha made fragments of them, LU 9389. co nderna brosnaig ṅdiib immon carraic, LL 13984. b.¤ beo ` heap ' (of weapons and armour thrown away by defeated), MR 314.z . Transfd. oidid . . . / re cloind N. . . . / is re brosnaig Conuill `by . . . the rabble of [Clann] C.' (?), Fen. 280.8 . Metr. brosnacha suad, b.¤ bairdne used to indicate specifically bardic metres , see Murphy Metrics 27. vii primeillge na filideachta; no brosnacha bairdne, Auraic. 743. secht n-aisti na filidechta ┐ vii mbrousnacha (sic) na bairdne, 3508 . brosnacha suad .i. bairdne na mbard . . . accept na sechtmad bliadna don filid ┐ am (leg. atat (?), ed.) .l. fodal fosna (for, v.l.) brosnachaib, IT iii 39 § 32. aisti ollaman bairdni . . . ┐ forcain cach a brosnacha fói, 10 § 12 . Note also: bleasc amrosc ilarda co mbrosnaigib uath [.i.] co cnuassaigib . . ., ZCP iii 224 § 11.

Common as river-name, see Hog. Onom.