bráenach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bráenach or dil.ie/6471

Forms: braenachu, broenach, brain- ech

adj o, ā (1 bráen) shedding drops; wet, moist; well- watered: braonach .i. brónach, O'Cl. neolla braenachu (a p.) `rainy clouds', CCath. 3921. broenach dewy (of paradise), SR 977. for bruinnib betha broenaig, 8092 . for bith barr- glass broenach, Gorm. Ep. 1 (p. 250) . fian tolcha braon- uighe Breagh, TD 9.44 . mo p[h]enn beg brāenach `my . . . dripping pen' ( GJ viii 49b1 ), ZCP xiii 8.12 . pn As laudatory epithet of warriors: múadblosc b.¤ (of Mac Cecht), LU 7193 (BDD). fer broínech dub (of Cú Ch.), 8673 ( FB 51 ), brain- ech (?), 10218 (Tochmarc Emere). ropsat bróenaig (:róenaib) a daig-ḟir ` blood-stained ', Met. Dinds. iii 314.7 .

As subst. Mumaín in braenaig toirtig truim M. the humid . . ., BB 62a28 . o ros báidh an braenach bróin the lamented one, FM ii 594.z .