bannach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bannach or dil.ie/5354

Forms: brannaig

adj (1 bann) active, lively, zealous (?): Torannán buan b.¤ ` deedful ', Fél. June 12 . b.¤ .i. gnimach in bono b.¤ .i. senex fit b.¤ .i. a bono band leis sair ┐ bann ele les anair, Fél.² xcvii n. 12 . súil glas b.¤ ina chind (of Cú Chulainn), LU 9265. din Berba bannaigh, AU i 304.6 . maic Bratha bannaig (brannaig, v.l.), Met. Dinds. iii 338.23 . ? d'fuil Ghall don ghasraidh bhannaig (: Albannaig), O'Gr. Cat. 374.23 (`excommuni- cated').

As subst. expld. as fox: bandach .i. sinnac[h], Corm. Y 197. b.¤ .i. sionnach, O'Cl. b., sionnach `a fox', Eg. Gl. 779.