ébad

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Forms: ebad, ebhadh, euad, eba, eua, eubhai, ebhadh, ebaid, ebad, ébha, ébada

n ā, f. (?) spellings: n s. ebad, Auraic. 1358 . ebhadh 1196 . euad, 1285 . eba, 4300 . eua, 4379 . As obj. of verb: eubhai, 4760 = ebhadh, 1538 . a s. (?) tria ebaid , 5430 . tri ebad , 5600 . n pl. ébha, IGT, Introd. § 12 may represent ébada.

(a) name of a tree, the aspen: ebhadh .i. crithach, Auraic. 1196 .

(b) helenium, elecampane: ebad i. elend 5523 . 5661 .

(c) the name of the ogam symbol for e before a broad consonant (...×...), being the first of the `foirfeda'; one of the double letters: see Auraic. 4389 . ebadh a fhidh in anma asberar fer. e a guta, 1533 . Includes eo(éo) Auraic. 5429 . 5599 . 5600 . Hence of the same sounds as expressed in the ordinary alphabet IGT, Introd. §§ 12 , 14 . éabhadh .eó., | éabhadh .ea., Celtica xxvii 62 § 16 . Cf. eabha, aebha `The Dipthong ea or ae otherwise written x or x & is then called Amhancholl or cc back to back' P. O'C. `The Five Epthongs,' na choig éabhadha (viz. ea as in bean, eo as in beol; eoi; eu as in feur grass, ei) MacCurtin, Elements of the Irish Language p. 21 .