1 blad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 blad or dil.ie/6007

Forms: blaid, blada, blaide, bladh, bladh, blaidi

n u, later also ā, f. ? Orig. n. n s. b.¤ ṅglicc, Trip. 534.10 . a s. b.¤ , LU 4267. d s. b.¤ , LL 16338 , blaid, 15289 . g s. blada, 15297 , blaide, 4372 . n p. b.¤ , Fianaig. 4.19 . bladh .b. (ón chlú), IGT Decl. § 40. bladh .f. (ón chlú, add. v.ll.), § 95 .

Fame, renown; in pl. somet. famous deeds, glories, triumphs (i.e. of a ruler or a king's reign): bladh .i. clú, O'Cl. blath .i. moladh, ibid. cé tara nech lín a b.¤ `though some famous man should come' (ed. n., SC² 734 ) LU 3927 ( SC 44 ). mo briathar is mo b.¤ , TBC 3681. ceannach blaidhe .i. bás `purchase of fame', ML 100.16 . rīgfad domhain . . . / muna chosnat fēin a mbladh, K. and H. 28. baile i fuair blaid (: thaig) is bríg `grew to fame', Ériu vii 224 § 40. a b.¤ ┐ a airdercus, TTr.² 755. as fada atú can mo bladh . . . do thogbail `long in raising my renown', TTebe 4061 . do Maolmuadh ba becc a bladh / airdri Cassil do marbhadh, Cog. 88.28 . leath an bhladha ag Bréithneachaibh, O'R. Poems 456. damhna bloidhe, IGT Decl. ex. 1122. bladh bréige ┐ āireamh gan fhochonn ┐ clú fáis, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xix 758 . a bratt co mblaid `his noble mantle', Ériu vii 225 § 46. na sinnsir . . . / nach bíodh fa bhladh, PBocht 2.16 . ceōl fa bloidh `famous music', Ériu iv 174.15 . aird-cheannas Éireann / . . . ar bhuadh ar bhlaidh (: ríoghaibh), Content. xxx 20. (Of a prince's reign) sé bliadna ar b.¤ , MacCarthy 156.17 . cóic bliadna ar blaid, 164.9 . foruacht fria blada sin Bruig his triumphs were set at naught at the Brug, LL 15856. ba borrband balc for blada / la D., 15904 . dá ndeich sé bliadna ar bladaib, 24139 .

Freq. in chevilles: forcanat b.¤ , Fianaig. 4.19 . tre blaid mbinn, ZCP viii 106.1 . datta in b.¤ , MacCarthy 144.5 . bāig go mbloidh, ZCP viii 114.29 .

In prov. is būaine b.¤ inā seōid, K. and H. 28.9 . is búaine bladh 'ná saeghal, Im. Brain 63.2 . As attrib. g s.: cethracha bliadan blaidi `forty famous years', Ann. Conn. 1270.18 . co tuc failte blada doib, LB 238c46 (ACC Comm.).

pn As name of Cú Chulainn's spear: B. ar Bladaib a ainm- side, LL 13941.

Compds. With adjj. isin beluch blad-adbail `high in renown', Met. Dinds. iii 158.14 . claideb Golai . . . / fri brig ṁbladailc, SR 6183. rogabsat Banba mbladbil of good fame, Rawl. 83a34 . cen nach ṁbríg ṁbládbrais rofeis, SR 1679. os Banba bladbricc ` various-famed ', MacCarthy 424.18 . bricht bladmas, IT iii 40 § 36.

With nouns: mór a bladalt, TBC 3521. samlaithir fri bladbail ṁbla / otha thalmain co hésca, SR 415. B. na mbladbann of the famous deeds, SG 335.34 . bladfhocal ón bladfocal / a Chríst tair dom anacul, 389.15 . nir ba h-aith- errach . . . bisig na bladh-nóis, MR 314.22 . Buais, buinni ar bladaoibh binni `famous delight of melody', Leb. Gab. 64.10 . dar Ard mBresta mbladáibe, SG 373.12 = ṁbladaíbi, LL 6924.

See 1 blá.