borr

Cite this: eDIL s.v. borr or dil.ie/6413

adj o, ā swelling; swollen, thick: `b.' bruchtadh, Met. Gl. 32 § 5 . for goblaib crand broach ṁb.¤ , LL 6079. as a bruinnib a beoil buirr `out of her breasts her fat lips' (of the monstrous mother of Lot), Leb. Gab. 50.23 . Of the sea: tar bríoghloch bórr bóchna, Hackett xxi 15 . Fig. in tond báeth b.¤ immar bráth (of Fer Diad), Táin 3577 . srúaim sruthb. slán (rhet.), LL 13859.

In wider sense big, large; great, vast; mighty, strong; puffed- up, proud: boirend .i. b.-ond .i. cloch mōr, O'Mulc. 181. as ionann b.¤ ┐ mór, O'Cl. s.v. búireadhach (sic leg.). imon ṁbeist ṁbuirr, SR 881. b.¤ .i. mórdhacht, díomas, méid mheanman ┐ fós móirmheanmnach, O'Cl. cethir brāithir buirr four mighty brothers, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. dit loingis buirr (rhet.), LU 6644 (TBC). Aed ailig uill / . . . / rect ṁborrfaid buirr, IT iii 21 § 62. in bruiden b.¤ , the proud hostel, ZCP xi 109 § 10. gébaid Banbai mbuirr `mighty B.', RC xxix 211 § 5. co barr esgach brátha buirr, Airne F. 273. i nGlionn Bolcain buirr `of mighty B.', Buile S. 70.12 . co Bodamair mbuirr (: muing) `proud B.', Met. Dinds. iii 234.11 . ? Equat. buirither gort glas, Ériu xvii 91 § 12 (leg. buirrithir, ZCP xxvii 326 ).

b.¤ (subst. ?) .i. aborra (leg. ab ebore ? ed.) .i. eilefaint, Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 174, 176 . Ugaine tri bliadna in b.¤ , LL 4347. ? a coímdhiu . . . / conic b.¤ mbrethaile, IT iii 91 § 130 .

As n. pr. co tech mBuirr in Broga, LU 10308 = ZCP iii 236.24 .

Compds. With nouns: mórbruth mborrbíastae (rhet.), LU 8685 ( FB 52 ). bidh e an lasair bhorrbrátha `a flame of fierce doom', BNnÉ 193 § 13 . falgai betho borrbuidne (rhet.) the world's proud bands, LU 8353 ( FB 24 ). meic borrchrothi blāthi `son of smooth clustering cream', Aisl. MC 33.16 . See borrlus. borróclach `a brawny fellow (?)' (Gloss.), BDD2 1162 . co sústaib brúthi borrṡlat `with crushing flails of strong rods', ( TFrag. 218.20 ), LL 7548. borrthoradh .i. mor- thoradh, O'Cl. C. . . . / aidcgled cach ṁblicht mborr-thoraid `of swelling fruit', Met. Dinds. iii 4.22 . meic borrthoraid brecbāin `son of fair speckled fruit-clusters', Aisl. MC 33.4 .

With adjj.: triar torc borrbalc, LL 16700. os muir bhorr- brais over the swelling and vast sea, Anecd. i 63.3 . With adjj. derived from nouns: beread Feimen ḟedan mborrbeimendach `giving shrewd knocks' (Plummer MS. notes), IT iii 71 § 27. ingen druth borrdualach with bushy locks, 98 § 159 .