foichne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. foichne or dil.ie/22832

Forms: f., foichne, -dha, foichni

n m. (singulative from fochan) f.¤ (n p. foichne, -dha) IGT Decl. § 2 . A blade of young corn: cóil f.¤ for tuinn, Triads 75 . (expl. .i. fochan an gheamhair p. 37 ). na brúchta ith oichne [ = ithḟ.¤:] iraind ... .i. nocha bruchtand f.¤ in etha isin ferann, O'Dav. 1080 . ar bharr gach fhoichne fheoir, PBocht 10 § 7 . nir ḟaccaib-sium in foichni fogla i nErind gan tectad flat[h]a BB 254b36 = in fóich fóghlas, Cóir Anm. 109 (see foglas) = mad foich focla, Lec. 176ra7 . ni fūigiub-sa an foichin foghla sin i nErinn gan r[e]acht air, Anecd. ii 9z ; perh. we should read: in foichne foglas in all three exx. Cf. dona fuichneadhuibh forghlasa Fomh- órrdha atád ag milleadh Ereann, CMTuireadh 404 . Fig. of pers.: an tsaer-foichni so cineoil Suibhne scion LL 409a24 [apparently fem. here, but scribe may have taken the word as g s.] = in saermiled Suibne MR 230.27 . ? mummi Chuirc ni foichni faind | de Chorc Ochae .h. Conaill LL 145a45 . dá ḟoichne a haonchrobhuing iad, Ir. Monthly 1927, 470 ( DDána 308 ). Cf. atáid na toirthe atá an úr | mar tá gach foithne (foichne v.l.) 's gach fádh Ir. Monthly 1927, 472 (= DDána 310 ).