birín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. birín or dil.ie/5949

Forms: beirín

n (1 bir) also beirín little spike, sharp point; dart, little spear: do gaínib ┐ bírínib ┐ slegínib ┐ bircrúadib, LU 6401 (TBC). cet nathrach neimneach . . . com m[b]eandaib ┐ birinib (berinib, v.l.) ima cend `with crests and stings', TTebe 200 .