bennachaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bennachaid or dil.ie/5659

Forms: bennaigid, bendachadh, nobendachthar, bendachdai, bennachad

v (Lat. benedico). Later also bennaigid. bendachadh, IGT Verbs § 106. Cf. also bennachtaid.

I

(a) blesses: mani bendachae gl. benedicite, Wb. 5d23 . hóre nonbendacha-ni, 11b7 . indatbendachub gl. nisi bene- dicens benedicam té, 33d11 . nobendachthar (= nobben- dachthar, edd.) gl. si uultis benedici, Ml. 33d23 . bennach, a Dé . . . / dot laim deis in cule sa `bless, O God . . . with Thy right hand this store-room', Thes. ii 333.18 (Hy. v Comm.). sēnta (*sénaid-i, edd.) .i. bennachais, 337.34 . rodbendacha int athair ┐ in mac ┐ in spirud nōeb, ZCP xii 371.21 . náim Hérend and . . . / robennachsat in óenach, Met. Dinds. iii 12.8 . gach fert no bhennaighfedh (bennochadh, v.l.), BNnÉ 295 § 22 . beinneóchar i ló a éaga é (= benedicetur, Eccles. i 13 ), TSh. 1145. maille les na huile bhendachtaibh . . . le mbendeócha Athair na trócaire = shall blesse, RSClára 48b . With DO: ro bendach do Dróbéis (= Drobaicam autem bene- dixit), Trip.² 1693. consecrates a church, etc.: Siluester pāpa issē ru-s-bennaigh in naoimh-eglus sin, Fl. Earls 194.29 . Ruadhan d'ár beannuigheadh Lothra `to whom L. . . . was dedicated', Keat. i 154.3 . beinneochuid íad féin = shall consecrate, Ezek. xliii 26.

(b) greets, hails, salutes: bennaichmait gl. admunemar, Thes. ii 349.4 . nob-guidet .i. nob-bendachat gl. salutant, Wb. 7b21 . condambendachtais in maicc, TBC² 587. With DO: tair round ar co mbennachat in maccrad damsa wish me well (Wind.), TBC 1136. bennachuis cach da chele dib `each of them saluted the other', RC xiv 50 § 60.

II Of a cleric exercises ecclesiastical functions: Cluana Boirenn, in ro beandach Caireach Dearccain, FM ii 630.9 . robhennachsa is Rónán / isin chill, Ériu v 94.28 . Fiachraigh, dithrebhach, ┐ do bendaigh fos is in Frainc, Mart. Don. Aug. 30. beann ar ar bheannaidh in Táilghionn `a hill which the T. blessed by dwelling on it' (Gloss.), Duan. Finn ii 372 § 7.

part. is dia bendachthe isna bithu gl. benedictus, Wb. 4c4 . is bendachda ainm Ísu Crist, PH 2329. an bhuighean bheannaighthe bhláthchóir `the blessed . . . band' (of books, harp, etc.), Studies 1923, 599 § 18 .

As pl. subst. the beatitudes of Matt. v 3 - 10 : do na hochd mbeannaighthibh, Parrth. Anma 3253.

vbl. of necess.: bendachdai gl. benedicendi, Ml. 138a1 . is bennachda dún Dia (sic leg. ?), ZCP ii 135 § 10.

Vn. bennachad.