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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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 .

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fathmann

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(n ā,f.?) (of hair) a lock, strand or coil (?): comba samalta ra tétaib órṡnáid ... taidlech cech ḟadmainni d'ḟuilt [sic] ind ócláig LL 120a52 . COMPD. ¤chóel: is ed bai ar a c[h]enn frithlacht mná .i. folt fada fathmandchaol for- órdha fo cléith a chinn, Anecd. i 76.17 . bad fada fath- munnchael a folt, Cóir Anm. 145 .

fathmannach

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Forms: confacmandaigh, —fachmandaigh, —fathman- naigh

adj o-ā (fathmann) epithet of hair: in locks or coils (?), thread-like, fine (?): folt fochóel f.¤ furri, TTr² 362 . folt fainnchlechtach f.¤ fair, Fianaig. 58z . folt fada fath- mandach, Acall. 3642n . co muing órbuidhe ... fathmain- digh, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 94) . Of a single hair: cach finna faithmaingeach (fathmainnech LU) TBC² 2028 = faith- mainech TBC 2717 (fathmannach v.l.; `jedes dünne (?) ... Einzelhaar' Wind.). v s m. a camain ... confacmandaigh (—fachmandaigh , Zu Ir. Hss. u. Litt. i 71 ; leg. —fathman- naigh ?) shag-haired like a dog (?) IT iii 103 § 198 ( Bruchst. i § 74 ). Corruptly folt fada famuineach ITS i 122.24 .

fatód

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x see atúd.

1 fé

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n a word of doubtful meaning, expressing woe, calamity, ill omen .

(a) acc. to Cormac's glossary the name given to a rod of yew, kept in pagan graveyards and used for measuring corpses and graves: ocus ba huath fri cāch a gabāil inda lāim, ┐ cach rēt ba adētchidhe la cāch dobentai frie nō dobertis trie ogham indti, unde in proverbium uenit "fé fris," amail is n-adētc[h]ide in flesc cui nomen fē, sic et alia res cui comparatur and everyone feared to handle it, and anything that was hateful to anyone used to be com- pared to it or they would write it on it in ogham, unde , etc. Corm. Y 606 . He quotes in illustration: ... ō rotoimsed fē fri Fland (= since F. died) ib. toirsech bass de, rothoimsech [ = —d] fé fri cnes rígḟer, Met. Dinds. iii 186z ( v 253 s.v. fé). Quoted H 4. 22, 37a : ro toimsed fe (.i. in tslat tomuis) fri cnes rigfer, O'C. 2018 . Hence, probably, fé .i. slat thomhais úaighe a rod for measuring a grave O'Cl. Cf. fae crand o tomaister uag. ut Senchan dixit crand frisinapar fae LL 161a marg. sup. erchra fer fe fe flesg, Auraic. 4299 .

(b) grief, lamentation (?): fe .i. fearg, Lec. Gl. 153 . co tur- gabsat [Laigin] múr dergi fri Ulto. ór ba gess do Ultaib dul dar múr nderg. Ba fe ille ┐ ba fe innund immorro in comrac the conflict was disastrous on both sides (?) LL 115b40 ( RC viii 56.13 ). ba fe ille ┐ inund in comrucsin LL 407b37 . die mbia fe innund fe ille in luan os Martartaig ZCP xii 236 § 1 . atragat na sluaig. Robái fe [in]nund ┐ fe anall in dú sin, essgal ┐ tessgal LL 111a42 ( RC xiv 426.16 ). ba fe ille ┐ innund in comracsin, TTr.² 1314 . ba fae do cechtar de comriachtain and acht ba messu dona gallaib it was ill for both sides Cog. 46.11 (fi v.l.). ba fae do cechta[r]de a com- riachtain 58.20 .

(c) as interj.: fé frisin fiacail `woe for the tooth!' (see supra, a) Fianaig. 36.14 . fae riit .i. cafned LL 161a marg. sup. fē scēl `wehe über die Neuigkeit!' Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 17 . fé mo es[s]e ol atú (.i. truagh mo bheith mar ataim) ZCP v 485 § 1 (B. na f.). Oft. with amae: fe amae RC iii 185.4 . LU 3279 ( SC 7 ). fe fe amái, Ériu iii 141.197 . fé (trúagh) .i. ue armai .i. lim amin .i. ué, ZCP viii 107.5 . By glossators derived from Lat. vae: fe ab eo quod est ue , Corm. Y 606 .

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2 fé

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n a fence (?): fe .i. fal ut est fe fri ceird cainti; nó fae .i. innarbaim uaim ceird na cainti, O'Dav. 869 . Hence fé .i. fál, O'Cl. ? fé (.i. ime) .i. fuachtain no innsaiged no imteacht, O'Dav. 907 . The cit. suggests a verbal form; the quotation in O'Dav. 869 seems to mean woe to the satirist's art; see 1 fé (b); but cf. feth.

3 fé fiad

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x see 1 féth.

feadinne

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n a pl. gl. labruscas ` wild vines ' Thes. ii 46.15 ( Philarg. 14 , Ecl. v 7 ) a compd. of fíad (see 1 fíadain) and fíne, Asc. cccxxvi . See Ped. i 315 .