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bratán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bratán or dil.ie/6576
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n o, m. (1 brat). See LEIA B-80 . ? Originally a noa term ZCP xlvi 168 . Name of a fish, freq. specifically salmon (see , éicne, magar, maigre) : bradān .i. bir-fud-ēn .i. ēn bīs ar fud in usci, Corm. Y 158 , 1018 (ex. cited s.v. 2 orc). maighre .i. bradán, O'Cl. , Eg. Gl. 454. [noco] bíat brattána isind abainn sin = pisces magni ( Ardm. 10rb12 ), Trip.² 741. ní gaibter brattán (bratána, v.l.) indi isind inbuid se i ngaimriud . . . ró gabsat éicne móra, 1636 . i mmedon īach .i. bratan , Thes. ii 345.14 . Auraic. 5599 , ex. cited s.v. 4 é. do choic bargenaib, mod n-án / ┐ don dá oenbratan, SR 7624. Cf. na dá iasc, 7626 . frithi dam bratan béodha ([m]b.¤ , text), Anecd. i 73 § 206 (ICM), bratan gl. ich, § 207 n . íar nglenamain cnáma bratan ina bragit, LU 4058. a leth 'na bratan ro boi (of a mermaid), 3061 . in lebedan do na bratanaib the whale (as chief) of fishes, PH 6383. na bratana tiagait innti (sc. Muir Marb) . . . eplit focetoir innti `the fish', ZCP xvii 232.26 . do tharr in bradain = de ventre salmonis, Reg. San. 26.1 . bratan isin Bhoaind roghabh / iascaire thighi in Broghadh `salmon', ZCP xi 43 § 36.

Somet. fry, a young fish : in tan is bratan bec dottrascair (said as a taunt), LU 6204. hé maccan ro lamnad de / bratan algan airgdide, 4314 . is don bratān (b. bricc, v.l.) dothaet eó the fry becomes a salmon, Ériu ix 49 § 34.

Fig. bradán Life (of a hero), DDána 117.41 . In phr. b.¤ bethad pulse, life, spirit : an bradan bethadh baoi fo bruinde F.D. ro ela uadha, ZCP x 297.15 . is robheag nach ndeachaidh bradán a beathadh tar bheul Ghráinne re luthgháir roimh Dhiarmuid `the very life', Oss. iii 76.5 . ar mbradán beathadh (of a hero), DDána 79.10 . Cf. sginnis bradán bandachta (opposed to beóspiorad ferdachda, 10 ) `spirit of womanhood' (see Gloss.), Duan. F. i 46.9 .