2 fíad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 fíad or dil.ie/21886
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: fiad, fiadhu, fiaidh, fiadeich, fiaidhleitiús, fíadmucca, fíadrath, uball

n u, m. (acc. to Pedersen Vgl. Gr., i 112 a derivative of fid `wood,' orig. an adj. = ` wild ,' cf. W. gwydd `wild' and Lat. silvaticus < silva, a sense preserved in compds., but early applied to wild animals in particular, and used as subst.) Wild animals, game, esp. deer , early coll. but later also distrib.: f.¤ foluaimnech skittish deer (?) ZCP v 22 § 11 . ní rontétlai fíad dar fráech no quarry escaped him Metr. Dinds. iii 158 . oc seilg ar cach f.¤ hunting every game LU 9888 ( PRIA iii 1893-6, 534 ). im chetguine muicce no aige no fíada no fiadmíla, TBC-LL¹ 248 . a ndegaid ind ḟiada síde the fairy deer Acall. 5324 . tecaid fíad alltaide ┐ loitidh ... uile, 4211 . fiad, 4429 = dam allaith, 4430 . f.¤ cacha feda (.i. allaid), Laws v 482y (484.20) . in duine tainic do gait in fiadha as in cuithig, iii 458.4 Comm . lánamain gacha fiadha ar bith a pair of each (species of) wild animal (including birds, see Duan. F. p. 20 ), Acall. 3615 . pl. na fiadhu wild animals (oppd. to: na ceannda), Laws iv 120.6 Comm. no marbdais na fiada ar luas, LL 260a34 = IT i 72.12 . tangadur na fiada amach isin muir ar teiched roim na conaib, Acall. 3234 . lus na fiadh (gl. ferina) Ir. Gl. 183 . an fiadh (= cervus Psalms xli 2 ), TSh. 4424 . fiadh .i. fiadhain ` wild, savage '; `a deer' (g s. fiaidh); fiadh fionn ` fallow deer ' P. O'C. ( Deuteronomy xiv 5 ). fiadh ruadh `a red deer ' ib. fiadh barr a stag BCC § 163 . § 297 . Compds. ¤chapall wild horse: amhail do-ní fiadh-chapall don chapall mhín ó neamh-aithighe na cuinge, TSh. 7450 . ¤chat a wild cat : dá fhiadhchat a hUaimh Chruachan 'two wild-cats', Heroic Poetry 52 § 50 = ii eychat, M'Lauchlan 46.39 . fíadchat 'a wild cat a forest cat' P. O'C. ¤cholum a wild pigeon (gl. palumbem) Sg. 70a16 . ¤chorr a crane TBC-I¹ 1940 . ¤chullach `a wild boar ' P. O'C. Psalms lxxx 13 . ¤ech a wild horse: g s. fiadeich, FB 37 Eg. ¤fraech: Fódhla na fiadhfraech of heathy wastes Leb. Cert. 158.18 . comtis lir fíadgainemain 'they were as numerous as desert sand', SR (Greene) 2808 . ¤graig a herd of deer (or wild mares ?) ZCP viii 311.9 . fiaidhleitiús wild lettuce (ref. to lactucis agrestibus Exodus xii 8 ) Eochairsg. 98.3 . ¤mag: untilled plain: for fiadmaighibh, CCath. 866 . ¤míl a wild animal (esp. of the deer kind): inna huili fiadmila (gl. omnia [cervorum] generis animalia) Ml. 121c20 . (Of two calves:) foréimdes comairle forru odergena fiadmíla díb LL 165a50 . fiadmila bid i muine, Corm. Y 646 ( hares ?). i n-adba oss ┐ ḟiadmíl ┐ sinnach, TBC-LL¹ 5996 . feoil oss ┐ fiadmil ┐ mathghaman, CCath. 2906 . snechta mór ... co rola ár n-innili ┐ fiadhmhíl ┐ enlaithe ..., AFM ii 852.12 = conruslá ár ndaoine ┐ indele ┐ ḟiadhmhíol an mhara ┐ énlaithe, ALC i 46 . f. fairrge a seal (?): mar clises fiadmil ... fomorda fairgi fa murbruchtaib ... min-eisc ` sea-monster ' MR 248.10 (cf. f. an mhara in last cit.). ¤móin a bog, swamp: fidh na fiadmoin (: iarnóin), IT iii 69 § 16 = Bruchst. i § 25 . ¤muc wild pig: Dinds. 35 . pl. fíadmucca, Metr. Dinds. iii 386.12 . fiadhmuc .i. muc fiadhain O'Cl. fíadrath stock granted by a wanderer or outlaw(?): f. .i. rath ernir i fidh eirnidh loingsech no fogluid no feinniuth, O'Curry 879 ( H 3.18 393b . See 2 rath. ¤uball a wild apple, crab-apple: AFM iii 614.3 . fiad-ubull, Laws v 474.1 . meitis fiadubla `as large as wild apples' Dinds. 62 . míach fíadubull, BDD 85 .