íarmi-foich

Cite this: eDIL s.v. íarmi-foich or dil.ie/27020

Forms: iarmafoich, iarmifoig, íarmifóich, no-n-iarfaig, iarmindochad, iarfaig, n-iarfais, iarfais, n-iarfastar, iarmidoísed, iarmifoistis, iarmifoiset, iarmifoset, iarfassat, riarfact, iarmfacht, iarmofocht, iarmoracht, iarmifoacht, iarmofuacht, immafoacht, immafoucht, iarfoacht, iarfacht, iarfach, riarfactatar, iarfachtatar, iarmifochtatar, iarfachta, iarfasti, imfacht, atfócht, confóchta, bar-íarfacht, íarfaigid, fíarfaigid, fíafraigid, iarfaigend, iarfaithigh, iarfaigid, fiarfaighthear, bhfiafruighthear, fiarfaigh, fíafruigh, no-iarfaigind, ḟiarfaiged, n-iarfaigea, íarfaighear, n-iarfaiged, bhfiafraigheadh, iarfaigfet, fiarfóchad, iarfoc[h]a, iarfaigthea, fíarfocha, fiabhroighesa, ḟiarfaigis, iarfaigis, fiafraigh, fiarfaigustar, ro-iarfaigsim-ne, iarfachsat, fiarfaigetar, ro-ḟ[i]arfaighsid

v indic. pres. s. 3 iarmafoich, Sg. 198b3 . iarmifoig, Ml. 70c6 . íarmifóich, RC ix 482.x . no-n-iarfaig, Metr. Dinds. iii 276.1 . impf. s 3 amal iarmindochad , Ml. 58c7 . ipv. s. 2 iarfaig, SR 6976. subj. pres. s 1 con iarfus, SR 7837. s. 3 dia n-iarfais , Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 69 (= LL 184b19 ). iarfais, Metr. Dinds. iv 104.39 . pass. dia n-iarfastar , O'Dav. 1329. subj. past s. 3 iarmidoísed, Ml. 32a5 . pl. 3 iarmifoistis, Thes. i 498.15 (Ardm.). fut. pl. 3 iarmifoiset, AU i 90.15 = iarmifoset, RC xvii 172. y . iarfassat, IT i 69.13 (= LL 259b38 ). pret. and perf. s. 3 nád riarfact , Wb. 2a18 . iarmfacht, Mon. Tall. 144.18 . iarmofocht, 159.20 . iarmoracht, 133.7 . iarmifoacht, TBC-I¹ 549. iarmofuacht, TTr. 1291. immafoacht, LU 1757. 8544 . immafoucht (? immafouacht), RC xii 72.13 . iarfoacht, TBC-LL¹ 1107. ra iarfacht , TBC-LL¹ 194. SR 3093. ro iarfach , CRR § 12. pl. 3 nád riarfactatar , Wb. 2a19 . ro iarfachtatar , Anecd. ii 54.z . iarmifochtatar, 49.18 . verb. necess. iarfachta, Thes. ii 295 §3 . iarfasti, Trip.² 2513.

With confusion of preverbal particles : imfacht, TBC-LL¹ 1769. atfócht, 4249 . confóchta, 412 . bar-íarfacht, MU² 511.

In Mid. Ir. conjugated as a weak verb, íarfaigid, with prothetic f-, fíarfaigid, and with metathesis, fíafraigid. pres. s. 3 ros iarfaigend , Ériu v 221.13 . iarfaithigh (leg. iarfaigid), Anecd. i 62 § 102. pass. s. fiarfaighthear, TD 39 § 10. 'na bhfiafruighthear , TSh. p. 160. ipv. s. 2 fiarfaigh, TD 2 § 6. fíafruigh, Kings 1 xxii 5 . impf. s. 1 no-iarfaigind, PH 2621. s. 3 no ḟiarfaiged , Lat. Lives 93.7 . subj. pres. s. 2 co n-iarfaigea (gl. co n-airlither), LU 5991. pass. gé íarfaighear , IGT Decl. ex. 1909. subj. impf. s. 3 dia n-iarfaiged , Laws i 96.4 Comm. dá bhfiafraigheadh , TSh. 1148. fut. s. 1 iarfaigfet, PH 1802. fiarfóchad, O'Gr. Cat. 470.13. 2 iarfoc[h]a, CCath. 4082. sec. fut. s. 2 ni iarfaigthea , Ériu v 20.25 . do fíarfocha , Mer. Uil. 279. pret. and perf. s. 1 nar fiabhroighesa , ZCP vi 105.1 . 2 ro ḟiarfaigis , Acall. 2854. 3 iarfaigis, LU 8535. ró fiafraigh , TBC-LL¹ p. 733 n. 3 . ro fiarfaigustar , Laws i 252.22 Comm. pl. 1 ro-iarfaigsim-ne, PH 2290. 3 ro iarfachsat , PH 1959. ro fiarfaigetar , TBC-LL¹ p. 135 n. 18 . ro-ḟ[i]arfaighsid, KMMisc. 315.6 .

(a) With direct object, seeks after, inquires about (somebody or something). Followed by DO or DE governing the person inquired of. DO is regular in the earlier language. In Mid. Ir. it is partly replaced by DE : huaire nád riarfactatar dia, Wb. 2a19 . huaire nád riarfact `since he has not sought Him,' 18 . cid iarfachta ni insa `though it be to be asked,' Thes. ii 295 § 3. ni ed iarmafoich-som, Sg. 198b3 . bé ḟind ... imma curaid cossenait immat ardríg iarfassat many the high-kings who will seek (her), IT i 69.13 (= LL 259b38 ). it hé inso inna edbarta iarmifoig som, Ml. 70c6 . amal iarmindochad `as he used to seek it,' 58c7 . [i]armifoistis gl. inquessituri sint, Thes. i 498.15 (Ardm.). ro ḟiarfaig a brathair fócetóir `he enquired at once for his brother,' IT i 128.9 . fíarfruigh bríathar an Tighearna aniugh, 1 Kings xxii 5 . do fíarfocha-do choin thou wouldst ask for thy dog, Mer. Uil. 279. ro íarfacht scéla dó, Trip.² 1408. íarmifóich ní nách aithgenaid-si, RC ix 482.x . ra iarfacht fiss ┐ fastini de, TBC-LL¹ 194. is e no-derscnaiged dam cech ní no-iarfaigind de, PH 2621. ro íarfacht in gaíth do Benén I inquired of Benen concerning the wind, LU 9242. no ḟiarfaiged M. ainmm ┐ aimsir a chesta in martír hísin, Lat. Lives 93.7 . senchas cía lín noniarfaig `what company asks us the legend,' Metr. Dinds. iii 276.1 . asbert ... nambad iarfasti a chiniud la cách no one would inquire about his race (i.e. he would not be famous), Trip.² 2513. iarmífoiset ... sil Mescáin, AFM i 238.8 .

(b) With no object expressed, makes an inquiry : ni iarfaigthea amlaid | da festa in anmain idain, Ériu v 20.25 . ma fuair nech dia n-iarfaiged, ocus ni ro fiarfaig if he found anyone of whom he might have inquired and he did not inquire, Laws i 96.4 - 5 Comm. intan fogeba nech dia niarfaidhedh, ii 52.7 Comm.

(c) Followed by a direct or indirect question : amal bid nech iarmidoísed dosom cid ara todlaigther inso ... as if someone had asked him, Ml. 32a5 . īarfacht M. do helair... dús ind gebad..., Mon. Tall. 128.14 . iarfacht dóib Samuel. ... `cid ta[ch]thi Día for coimdeid ?,' SR 5529. ialmifóchtatar side dóib cía dolluide, Imr. Brain § 64. iarfais nech and cía díne rogab in insi `some one might ask,' Metr. Dinds. iv 104.39 . ro fiarfaigustar Senca cia ainm, ar se, na mna..., Laws i 252.22 Comm. dia n-iarfais nech ... cia, Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 69. cu ro ḟiafraig do aen do mhoghuibh Failghi cait i mbui F., Lat. Lives 64.10 . immafoacht dó `cía mulend so ?,' LU 1757. ro-iarfaig de : `cuin,' ol se, `tanic in himagin,' PH 207. iarfaigis in fer cetna ... : `Indat facsi don purt ?,' RC x 52.13 .

(d) consults ? : do cach cheist chialchaid rotchná | iarfaig in Pedamachá, SR 6976.