fíanamail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fíanamail or dil.ie/21952

Forms: Fiannamail, —uil, Fiannamhail, Fianamla, Fiannamlo, Fiannamhail, Fiannamla

adj i pertaining to a `fían,' warlike: slega ... fianamla, Cog. 160.26 . As npr. m. : Fiannamail, —uil, Rawl. 145a49 . 159a45 . Fiannamhail AU 695 . 708 . g s. Fianamla 735 , 890 . Fiannamlo 740 . Fiannamhail 838 . Fiannamla, Rawl. 128b34 . 150b46 . Cf. the compds. fianamailechar, ¤charad, ¤charadard, ¤charadardae given as exx. of polysyllables, by Corm. Y 447 , fianamailecharadhartai [sic], Auraic. 4523 (cf. 1435 , and ZCP xvii 277 ), which are on a par with Dante's onorificabilitudinitate, De Vulg. Eloq. ii 7 .