4 fál

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Forms: fál

n o,m. science, learning (?): fal .i. achmhaing [sic] ` ability ' O[ld] G[lossary], P.O'C. sruth fáil `a stream o science' RC xxvi 22.14 (with gl.: aiste imda nó immad na hecsi no fál gotha cáich no Inis Fāil LL 187a34 . na haiste imda .i. immad na ecse no fál gotha cáich no is [s]ruith i n-inis Fail, Rawl. 109a8 ). Neither texts nor glosses furnish sufficient ground for assuming a subst. fál = learning .

5 fál

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Forms: fol, Falmaige

n o,m.

(a) name of the stone at Temair (Tara ) said to have been brought to Ireland by the Tuatha Dé Danann, and generally known as the Lia Fáil . Not to be associated with a conical stone on Ráth na Ríogh, Celtica xxi 396, 400, Ériu I 167-68 : is iat Tuatha D.D. tucsat leo in fál mór .i. in lia fis baí i Temraig LL 9a14 . BB 32b23 (see Ériu viii 106 ). Fál i tóeb dumai na ngiall atuaid .i. cloch in sin no géissed fonti no gebad rígi nHerenn LL 30az . fál ainm na clochi sin .i. fó ail .i. ail fo ríg LL 30b2 . BB 32a19 . in cloch nogeissed fo chossaib cach ríg nogeibedh hErinn, Fal ainm na cloichi sin (etc., as in LL 30aff .) RC xv 281.22 . BB 350a18 . an Lia Fail bui a Temraig nogesed fo cech rig nogebad Erinn RC xii 56 § 3 . cec[h]aing dar fal faen Temrach BB 378b27 = fol KZ xxxiii 83 (from H3.3, where it is glossed .i. lia fail). lengait Temraig tren titacht tuath Galeoin, | golaid lia Fail fri falgud fairni faireoin, Rawl. 115b22 ( Ält. Ir. Dichtg. i 41 ). Fāl anmaim na cloche ZCP iii 459.1 (Baile in Scáil). rogēs fāl foat cosaib-se, ib. 5 (O'Curry, MS. Mat. 618 ). bai Fal and, Ferp cluche ... intī arfemath flaith Temrach, gloedad in Fal fri fonnad in charpait, Ériu vi 134.25 . teit dochum Fail. ... ; gloedith in Fal. `Arraet Fal' forsint slua[i]g 135.54 . an Lia Fáil: ... saxum fatale ... gaireas Hector Boetius di i stair na hAlban, Keat i p. 100 (ainm eile dhi cloch na cinneamhna 206 ). The interpretation of Lia F.¤ `the stone of destiny' is not supported by ancient testimony. (see Journal of the Ivernian Soc., 1910 p. 152 ff .). Cf. roth Fáil Flaind, Met. Dinds. iv 154.123 . co Fál as far as F., an expression used in connection with Irish kings to imply that they were high-kings of Ireland ( KM Wortk. 42 ): Eir[i]u fo Chund, Conn co Fal (: brāth), Anecd. ii 8.4 . Cuan iar Failbe co Fal (: Cuān) (i.e. after Failbe, k. of Munster, reigned Cuan, who was also high-king), Rawl. 163a40 . Núadha Finn Fáil ... no thaidhledh co minic in Lía Fáil ic cluici fría ┐ ag suirghi 'he used to visit the Lia Fáil often, playing with it [lit. her] and courting', Cóir A.2 ii § 85 .

(b) As a name of Ireland: Rudraige rí Fáil LL 129a15 = BB 47b18 . ingen Echach Find Fáil TBC 1675 . d'feraib Fail 3119 . filid Fail LL 38a4 = Auraic. 5385 . rí fionn Fáil, Keat. ii 5464 .

(c) more often in gen. preceded by inis, mag, crich, etc.: in Fál Mór .i. in lia fis bái i Tem- raig diata Mag Ḟáil for Herind, Ériu viii 106 (< LL 9a ). Temair Tiri Fail ZCP iii 459.2 . crích Fáil, Ériu iv 222.2 . Inis Fáil, Keat. i p. 100.206 . d'écsib innsi Fáil, Ériu iv 220.9 . Magh Fáil IGT, Decl. § 176 . Keat. i p. 100.206 (cit.), see TD i p. lvii . Cf. Inis Fo ail name of the mythical island whence the Lia F. was brought ZCP iii 459.2 . Inis Fáil name of Beggery Island, Co. Wexford. Onom.

(d) cf. further: firu Faal (= f. Fálchae ?) ZCP viii 564 . See Heldensage i-ii 430 . bid olc de cuanaib fal fomoiri fo tuili ZCP xii 403.17 (rhet.).

Compds.: ¤inis Ireland: rí for fíannaib Fáilinse LL 128b21 = MacCarthy 182 . ¤mag id. Falmag Sc.M. § 3 ; gen. Falmaige ZCP viii 102.16 . Cf. i n-inpher an Falmoigh RC xi 130.19 (for decl. cf. Maonmach IGT, Decl. § 138 ).

6 fál

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n (<Norman-French val) valley: fál .i. fánaidh isin Berla, Ériu xiii 82.303 . See fáltach.

fala

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x see fola.

falach

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x see folach.

fálad

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n u,m. fencing (?) : gort nach uair a fáladh íad IGT, Verbs ex. 844 .

falafraigh

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Forms: fala- fracha

n f. (OF palefrei) a palfrey: falafraigh alafraigh IGT, Decl. § 13 . alafraidh 'na héruim, ex. 639 . inghean ... ┐ falabhraigh uaine fúithe, Mac. an Iolair 37.26 . g s. Inghean na Falabhrach Uaine 38.4 . ar édach h'alafraidhe IGT, Decl. ex. 640 . .xx. falafraidh, Fier. 111 . pl. tuc eich ┐ fala- fracha [sic leg.] dó AU 1516 . an ḟalartha ghorm `the blue Ambler' Gael. Journ. vii 90 ff .

fálaid

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Forms: fálfa

v ā (1 fál) hedges, fences: fut. fálfa mé súas do ṡlighe lé droighionuibh, Hosea ii 6 .

fálaide

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adj io-iā (< 1 fál ?) like a hedge or wall (?): fleochud fola fālaide (: lānaide) SR 8043 (`ein Regen von Blut so dicht wie ein Zaun' KM Wortk. 129 ).

falann

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Forms: falumh

n ā,f. IGT, Decl. § 12 . Cf. [a der]b sa ┐ himel f.¤ ar fearaibh IT iii 87 § 94 = falumh, which seems required, Zu ir. Hss. u. Lit. i 65 . Cf. foland.

falbach

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Forms: falbaigi

n (fálbach ? for second syll. cf. fótbach, murbach) a rampart, ridge: pl. failgis falbaigi móra do chollaib ... mórthimcoll in tṡlóig TBC² 1994 . TBC 2649 (do ní fál do chollaibh St). falbaighi colann saerclann fo cossaib con, CCath. 1044 . Hence fálbhach .i. fál abach (a wall of entrails) no fál corp; fálbhaighe .i. fál abaigheadh, O'Cl.