bruach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bruach or dil.ie/7041

Forms: bruäch, bruaichi, brúach, brúagh

n o, [n.] (3 brú) a s. bruäch, SR 7942. g. du. dā mbrūäch, Fianaig. 10.3 . Note also n p. bruaichi, TTebe 1801 . brúach m., IGT Decl. § 75. brúagh, n s. and d s., ex. 1575 , is a proscribed form. edge, brink; margin; bank, shore, border: b.¤ gl. margo, Sg. 61a11 , Ir. Gl. 947. bonnbach .i. bónd b.¤, iter bónd ┐ b.¤ bís, Corm. 22. iall . . . tri bruac[h] (bruan, v.l.) na seichi beos ┐ triasan asai `through the border of the hide' (on a bed) Ériu v 32.30 . re b.¤ mo phill, O'Gr. Cat. 453.30. brëo fri brūach `against a (shield-)rim', Ériu xx 192 § 1. dar brúach ṁbaire, LL 8333 `over the goal' on playing-field, Táin 773 . a hocht a mb.¤ dess in adnacthi `eight (lamps) to the right of the sepulchre', ZCP xvii 228.18 . for brúach in topair, Trip.² 1069. i mbrúch na haband, Fráech 192 . i mbruuch, 195 . fo brúch a bláth-buird `under the marge of its . . . bank', Met. Dinds. iii 260.14 . Bóand do bruinni ar mbrúich braiss, 30.25 . Loch H. . . . ┐ bruacha arda [ime], Todd Nenn. 116.5 . ferais in tonn frisin m-b.¤ shore, Mac Carthy 400.5 . álaind do brúach, do braine (to a stronghold), Met. Dinds. iii 96.5 . ós brúachaib Carmuin `over the borders of . . . C.`, 12.10 . a thaibhgheoir bhruaigh Bhóroimhe (i.e. Mumha, Notes), O'Hara 1352. flaitheas Bréithne an bhrúaigh aoíbhinn, O'R. Poems 1610. a mbarr chleath bhrúigh bháinṠionna, IGT Decl. ex. 1586. la na mb.¤ ndub `day of the Black Borders', Ann. Conn. 1408.14 `the name of some day of mourning,' FM iv 796.2 note. go gcuirfe an choir . . . / sruth an chígh ós chionn a bhrúigh will make the breast (of the Virgin) overflow, DDána 31.27 . coiccettal na ccuach . . . / ar b.¤ samhraidh, Reeves Ad. 274.21 . co bruac mbratha till brink of doom, BB 429b15 . dáig ni bráth dar b.¤ , LL 10333 (Táin 2893).

Compds. With nouns: dogniat étaige . . . don bruachoirbir bís for duillib na crand (`moss', Mann. and Cust. iii 330 ), Alex. 613 = brutair, ZCP xxx 126.11 . a Bruachairne (n. loc.), RC xiv 426 § 46. isin mbruach-deredh ` rear' (of army, troops), Caithr. Thoirdh. 74.28 . go bruaichimlibh B., FM vi 2148.9 . With adjj. and adjj. derived from nouns: do chrích B. bruachairdi, SG 70.18 . Brí Bruachbrecc (n. pr.), RC xlvii 292.16 , cf. Dinds. 126. don abhainn ina buindeadh- aibh . . . bruachbristeacha, TBC St. 3238. all bruach-dhubh (tighe ifeirn), TSh. 6182 (in citation). cúirte bruachnochta `courts stripped bare', O'Gr. Cat. 452.9. a hóis phóigmhilis bhruaichtheirc bhláith of her . . . finely-drawn . . . mouth, Hackett² li 41. With part. gorbo bristi . . . bruach-rēbtha airm, ML² 267.