3 bechta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 bechta or dil.ie/5533

 

Forms: -ae

n [-ae , f.] (becht) accuracy, preciseness, etc.: bai do beachta (bechti, v.l.) . . . ┐ do beoamlacht a innill (of a metal snake-ornament), CCath. 5294. Brenaind co lín a b.¤ , RC xvii 142.10 (Tig.). ? gabsat rīam ind ríg rogaig / bríg ṁbladaig bectai n-airig, Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 18 ( LL 23552 ). In Laws a right or due that is established or confirmed (?): ni fichte re la Feine im b.¤ acht im aimbechta (glossed: im in ni ro bethaigdais fiadain ┐ sencaidhi), Laws v 300.25 . dosliad seoit somhain iter b.¤ ┐ ambechta, iter beodil ┐ mairbdil, O'Curry 880 (H.3, 18, 394a).