fainne

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Forms: fainne

n ,f. (fann) weakness: in tan tainic fainde don Trae when Troy became weak Aen. 77 . tainigc trā faindi do C., BColm. 96.4 . is é domrad hi faindi, Ériu iv 158.8 . ar fainde ┐ enirte a irse PH 5328 . g s. cen chuit fainne , Fél., May 17 . la taidbsin fainni ... i n-aimsir clainni Saúil showing signs of weakness SR 6547 (cf. 2 Reg. iii 1 ). fis foindi no amneirt, Laws iii 270.2 . Cf. fainne i. aineolas foghlama ignorance of learning O'Cl. (see fann). Fig. Mo Eochaid Timine ... mo faindi mo eascaine BR 200.6 (= faíne LL 386a44 ).

fáinne

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Forms: fánne, fáinneadha, fáinnidhe, ḟáinne

n io,m.

I A ring; a finger-ring: fánni óir im cach mér da meraib LL 267a48 ( MU² 708 ). do bhean P. a ḟainne dá láimh, Gen. xli 42 . an f.¤ cluaise ear-ring xxiv 30 . n a p. tucait cucu a fánne ┐ a falge ┐ a fornasca TBC 65 . is ré n-a linn do cuireadh fáinneadha óir ar ghlacaibh na n-uasal ar dtús, Keat. ii 2051 . fáinnidhe, Exod. xxv 27 . g p. re ceard ḟáinne n-óir TD 29.16 .

II. A ringlet, curl: f.¤ fuilt, O'Gr. Cat. 472.24 (wrongly expld. Mann. and Cust. iii 169 ). ar bharr na bhfáinneadh bhfíar, IGT, Decl. ex. 126 . céad fáinne fád bhráighid, Dánta Gr.² 13.16 .

fáinnech

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Forms: ḟáinnigh

adj o-ā (fáinne)

I Pertaining to rings; ringed: d s f. a luirigh ... ḟáinnigh (of chain-armour) ZCP x 266 .

II Ringleted, curling: a ḟolt ... fáinneach TD 21.3 . RC xlix 171 . do bharr fáinneach, Dánta Gr.² 13.9 . an chiabh ḟáinneach, Keat. Poems 416 . Common in later poetry.

fainnel

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x see foíndel.

fainnle

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x see fannall.

? fainnre

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ind ro innillsetar mór-chatha Muímhnech ... fá'n airdrigh. Ba dímhaín ... dóibhsium sin, uair ba f.¤ do nár féghadh for scáth `the unrespected sheltering of weakness' (?) MR 302.19 (fann-ré ?).

fainnseól

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Forms: ḟainnseol

adj sluag ... ar f.¤ `in sorry condition' Ann. Conn. 1315.9 . ḟainnseol ALC i 570 (` dispersed ').

fáir

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n sunrise, the east: fair .i. turgbail na gréine i matain ... unde dixit Colum Cille: Dia lim fri fuin, Dia lim fri fair .i. fri turcbail, Corm. Y 605 . fáir .l. turgbháil gréine no éirghe gréine, O'Cl. fair maitne [sic. leg. ?] nó fescir ... tignair quasi die fáir, O'Mulc. 491 . See 1 fescor.

1 fairbe ?

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ind fairbe .i. fior ebe ... fear fairbe .i. an fear bhios ag fior-ebe na cuisi i n-aighidh neich ar logh `the man who advocates (defines, draws up ?) a case faithfully against a person for fees' O'Curry, Mann. and Cust. iii 476 n. 500 (quoted fr. Mac Firbis, Gloss.). Prob. same word as next.

2 fairbe

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(vn. of a compd. of ben- ' cut, strike ' ?) : fairbe .i. in- narba ut est fairbi n-ainfis .i. fír-indarbasi aneolus ó neoch, O'C. 1474 (< H 3.18, 653 ). fairbedh .i. indarba ut est fairbed n-ainfisi .i. frí [leg. fír ?] indbairsi aneolus o neoch 574 (< H 3.18, 286 ).

fairbech

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adj o-ā notched (?) : poncernd .i. medh fairbech, Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859.192 (< H 3.18, 733 ) = in med inbech, Corm. Y 1053 .