bennán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bennán or dil.ie/5667

n o, m. (benn)

(a) a horned animal, cow ; calf: b.¤ bó, Ériu xiii 27.7 . = bindan, Laws v 62. 18 Comm. bendan .i. laog bo, ut est bendan bo cach lóide, O'Dav. 226. a bhennáin `little stag', Buile S. 62.29 . ní fhuilnged Fionn . . . / b.¤ baeth ac búiredaig `young buck', SG 115.8 .

(b) Of various horned or peaked objects: b.¤ Moling luachair/ bentar isna tráthaib `bell', SG 153.29 . fo béim in bennáin búain, LL 39293 ( SG 390.4 ). (of Tara) b.¤ cét ríg `pinnacle of a hundred kings', Ériu iv 92 § 4. i mbennán Átha Lúain láin `in the pinnacled house of full Áth Luain´ Ériu xxi 143 § 3 .pn As sobriquet: Āed Bennan A. with the helm-spike (?), Bruchst. i 7 § 5.