fáthacda

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Forms: faithechda

adj io-iā oracular, prophetic: possessing knowledge, accomplished, expert: in scriptúir fáthacdai `of the prophets' PH 4054 . il-lébraib in rechta fáthacda 5731 . Iarunngléo Fáthach .i. bád fathemail ... ┐ bád fathagdai in fer sin, Cóir Anm. 95 . in rig ina roibe spirut fathacdai (of David) LB 221a60 . rogab in fers fhathacda: ne tradas, Domine, Trip. 450.5 = faithechda ` prophetic ' Lat. Lives 51 . gabhu[i]s F. in fersa fathachda Hec requies mea Lism L. 2656 . in taircetal fathachta, Cog. 922 . ro chuaidh im-munighin a feasa fáthachda (of a sooth-sayer), CCath. 1004 ( ¤accda v.l.). filidh fathacdha Anecd. ii 50.6 . co foclaib fáthacdaib (sic leg.), Arch. iii 218.6 .

fathach

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x see aithech.

fáthach

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adj o-ā (cf. fáth (c) and see Ériu xiii 171 ).

(a) possessed of knowledge or skill; wise, sagacious (?). Of pers.: fer fathach fírglicc CRR 19 . Fintan fáthach, MacCarthy 142.9 . diamsa ingen find f.¤ prudent (?) ZCP iv 468 § 10 . úa d'Étaín ḟathaig LL 137b24 . mná finna fáthacha ` accomplished ' SG 241.3 . fisicidhe fathacha, Fl. Earls 202.12 . As sobriquet: Fachtna Fathach, MacCarthy 194.15 . Iarunngléo Fáthach .i. bád fathemail glic gaesmar, Cóir Anm. 95 . Iarainnghleo Fáthach, Keat. ii 2726 . Of actions, etc.: ceim fathach (: gnáthach) `walking with knowledge', circumspect behaviour Ériu ii 64 § 6 . co na dernta feircc fathaig | ra hAengus rat fír- bhrathair that thou shouldst not cherish deliberate (?) anger Anecd. ii 37 § 8 . fáthrann (.i. rann fáthach) Triads 89 (Gl.). rún f.¤ `prudent care' TD 14.16 . Adv.: ag imirt fitch[il]le co fathach firglicc (with foresight, skilfully ) ZCP vi 47.13 (cf. fáith-imbert, s.v. fáth, compds.). cia imreas ar fidhchill go f.¤ ? Keat. Poems 519 .

(b) mystic, symbolic: go f.¤ is í Éire an chailleach so allegorically Keat. ii 2341 . féadtar a rádh go f.¤ gurab é an duine úd ... an peacthach, TSh. 586 . is i bpearsain an chiontaigh ... go f.¤ labhras T. 6528 .

fathad

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ind a word of doubtful form and meaning, in follg. exx.: ba samalta ri gláim con allmaraig i fathod MU² 611 (see Gloss. p. 84 ). con cechlastar rucht claidib C. mar glimmaig n-archon i fathad TBC 5584 = i fothadh St; i fothach H; cf. ro clos ... imar glimnaig árchon i fotha 2612 = fothach St; fathoch, Eg. 93 , H; fotha LU 6463 .

? fáthad

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ind ac furech re f.¤ Feidhlim ┐ an tslúaig bói ... ina ḟochair ALC i 568.8 = fathaib, Ann. Conn. 1315 § 7 . Cf. fáthbert, s.v. fáth, (d) compds.

fáthaige

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n ,f. (fáthach) `the gift of prophecy ' Triads 192 (.i. bheith foghluma fáithchialluigh, Gl.).

fatham

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n some impurity or affection of the skin (?) (Med.): marbaidh [althea] conairce na haigthe ┐ glanaidh í ona salcur ┐ ona fathamh, 23 K 42, 345.12 .

fáthamail

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adj i (fáith, fáth) possessing knowledge or skill; prophetic: f.¤ glic gaosmhar, Keat. ii 2726 (= fathemail, Cóir Anm 95 ). an fer indisin scēl ... Meon fileata fadamail (fathamail v.l.) `prophetic (?) Maeon' TTebe 1161 .

fathar

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Mid. Ir. form of sethar, gen. of pers. pron. pl. 2: nechtar f.¤ IT i 336.13 ( Eg. 93 ). cechtar f.¤ , BNnÉ 303.16 . a cechtar fáthar (: máthar; fathfear, v.l.)! JCS i 202 § 13 .

-fathgathar

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Forms: fathgat[h]ar, faitchither

vb. pass. sg., or dep.? cet[h]arda nacon tec- moing do neuch caras Dia .i. ni fuirsedhor, ni fathgat[h]ar [fathguatar (—dar) v.l.], ní ben ecnach, ni mitomnadar o neoch ZCP iii 452.29 Cf. ni faitchither senori (subj. s. 2) LU 3485 ( SC 26 ). ro forúaslig Gregoir náem in cétfaid sin ┐ rosḟathgé LU 2630 (" contradicted " Stokes, RC xxv 245 , 256 , comparing athgid PH 4852 and aithcheód. See also athgúd.

fathi, fáthi

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Forms: faithe

n Here perhaps faithe IGT. Decl. § 2 . a compd. of `circuit,' (but see ZCP xxxi 51 ), meaning primarily an involution, encompassing (?), a wrapping, enveloping (of a garment) (?): brat ... i faithi imbi folded, wrapped (?) TBC² 3200 . cassán ... i fadi uasu TBC 5310 = bhi forcibul TBC² 3247 (cassán in such contexts regularly means `pin,' `brooch,' TBC may be corrupt here). faithe .i. aoinfilleadh ēdaigh, O'Cl. Cf. cael fathe imenaisc fidhu, O'Dav. 1299 (`a slender fibre' Stokes). By extension a cloak (?): roling C. for a gais- ced & rogab fathi immi. in cetna fathi rogab immi romaid fair co torchair a delg asa láim conid and atbert C.: ni bidba bratt beres robud LL 119a35 - 37 . focheird fathi [fáthi LU] n-imbi TBC² 1276 = focheird fáthi ferge dia brutt taris co tarla dar in corthi clochi he whirled his cloak angrily (?) TBC 1983 . cf. ro la fade di leind deirg | a mbi la fe fian for leirg [leg. imbi la fé fiad ?] ZCP xiii 256.19 . foruapratar ... in cathraig co rolasat faithe fiangaiscid impe a valorous circuit (?) Anecd. ii 54.13 . Cf. cend fo chonduala .i. na fathe, O'Mulc. 217 .

Cf. 1 fath.