felbas

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x see felmas.

felc

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adj dry, brittle (?) : f.¤ .i. bunc[h]ar n-airbed, inde dicitur : forrollatar finnairbed f.¤ fill, Corm. Y 581 (`horses leaped over butts of white stakes' Stokes, Corm. Tr. 71 ). forualatar findairbi filc fill .i. ro comlingestar ... na heich ar in ḟinnairbi ┐ sí seacda; filc seacda da réir sin, O'Dav. 819 .

felchaid

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fealchaidh 'guileful, deceitful' P. O'C. fealchaidhe 'a knave' ib. cf. bud fealchaide slicht na saoidhedh, Laud 615 p. 139 .

fele, féle

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n poetry, science; a poet: féle .i. écsi no éceis, Thr. Ir. Gl. 20 = fele .i. ecess, Corm. Y 599 . O'Dav. 877 (ecas). file .i. f.¤ ai, Auraic. 3308 . Perhaps an invention, cf. 2 fel.

féle

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Forms: féle, féle

n ,f. (2 fíal).

(a) modesty, sense of decorum or propriety ; in Corm. Y 983 distinguished as an inherent quality from `náire' = transitory emotion : nāre ... .i. in ruidiud tic isin gruaid ... fēile immorro ainm don einech bunaid; derived fr. Lat. velare, ib. 626 . fēle .i. a velo [sic leg.] .i. amal doeim in fial sic ind fēile, O'Mulc. 508 : n s. féle (gl. honestas) Sg 26a13 . (gl. pudicitia) 50b21 . féile et genas Wb 28b11 . g s. féle (gl. verecundiae) Ml 15a14 . a tlás, a fos, a féile (characteristics of a good woman) ZCP viii 112.27 . adbath in ingen do feli ┐ do nairi (when she had been lam- pooned) RC xxiv 278 § 15 . rohéige in ben ... roscar fri féle firthind SR 3216 (of the wife of Potiphar). ferad cach a neimele ... fri ar Coimdid co ṅgelḟéle 8075 . fēili is bochta co mbāine (: léire) ZCP vi 264 § 9 . cedmuintera fialadh (= fiala) na tiagat co cele atarruch. ite mna annsin conoat a fele, O'C. 848 (< H 3.18, 385b ). cethri srotha déc éicsi ... .i. fele ┐ innruccus, etc. LL 30d31 ; cf. feile dano indracus nosditne an file, Auraic. 3309 . romaid cnómaidm da cride ... ar ḟéile ┐ náre TBC 4583 = atbail ar [a] ḟeili sin from the shame of it TBC² 2928 . follogod féile ` forgetfulness of honour ' CRR 38 .

(b) that which causes shame, nakedness, pudenda: ar scath a féile ... tucsat duilli na fiche SR 1359 . in ben dia claite derc ... co ticeth dar a feili (i.e. up to her waist) Cáin Ad. § 2 . ar n[á] aictís féli a n-athar (of sons of Noah) LU 118 . conḟacca a feli uli LB 242b53 . ní chuingem édaige...do dín ar ḟéli Alex. 889 . Cf. Ériu vii 142.33 ; 144.31 .

(c) generosity, liberality: dechenbor dó for féile fledaib 'ten at feasts of hospitality', UR 104 § 5 . fiannus, feile, forsinge, Ériu viii 68.33 . tech Meic ind Óc... | rígda fót fri féle find LU 4126 = Met. Dinds. ii 10 . fuilted féle `increase of hospitality' Thes. ii 295.2 ( SP v 1 ). tossach féli forsinge LL 345b25 . Anecd. iii 16 . tealach feile, Ériu ii 186.18 . ZCP viii 102 (teallach). nochar taisced peinginn ... | do chisti ag C. | acht a bronnud da gach neoch | ar ḟēile ┐ ar enech ZCP vii 304 § 15 . fecht féle, see fecht I (a). firt féli `a miracle of generosity' RC viii 48.20 . do riachtatar a da rosc don ríg ar firt feile, Dinds. 64 . tria firta na feile, Ériu ii 186.19 = tria firt fele ZCP viii 102x . Eochaid na fert féile, Met. Dinds. iii 344.85 . Coirpre ... cenn féli Laighen FM ii 686.3 . féile (opp. to sainnt `covetousness' and defined as: fonn deaghordaighthe neith do thabhairt uaid generosity tem- pered by judgment) Parrth. Anma 240.11 = Luc. Fid. 154.9 . Personified : fuair an ḟéile léan 'na dheoidh sin, Feiritéir 235 .

In concrete sense, a generous bestowal: lasin féli daroni in rí .i. a oenṡúil do thabairt do chind a enig RC viii 48.20 .

1 feles

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Forms: felis, feles, felis, feiles, feleas, feilís

n a quadrisyllable, also a line of four syllables: files .i. ainm an cethrama[d] deich, Corm. Y 447 = felis, Thr. Ir. Gl. 16 . feles, Auraic. 1954 . felis 1214 . feiles 4474 . feleas 1421 . dechnad cumaisc dano, dá bricht ┐ da feles andside; acht ní a n-oenbaili bíti a brechta ┐ a felesa ann do grés IT iii 8 § 9 . feles i medon ┐ feles fo deoid 9.4 . da felis 25.24 . feilís ib. z .

2 feles

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n m. vanity, futility, uselessness: feilios .i. diomhaoineas ... cib fors mbean a bheim ... | dósamh as feilios finnén a shield is of no use to him O'Cl. is espa (.i. is f.¤) LU 4630 = TBC² 169 . f.¤ .i. fellas for les, O'Dav. 897 . ní taebh fri fann nā f.¤ , Lism.L. 3467 . cen goí n-úabair cen f.¤ , Ériu iii 96.3 . caithi in feiles fognithea ria sunn ? (vanitas) Aisl. Tund. 95.15 .

1 felesach

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adj o-ā (1 feles) quadrisyllabic , in compds. : dechnad ṁbrechtḟelesach IT iii 9 § 10 . lancuibdi dechnada bricht- felesaig ib.

2 felesach

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adj o-ā (2 feles) idle, frivolous (?) : nā bi fuillmech f.¤ , O'Dav. 897 .

felestina

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pn (<Lat. Philistina) a Philistine: Góla F.¤ , PH 4901 . o Felestinib 1623 . Cf. filistín, —da.

félire

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Forms: feilere, félire, felire, félire

n io,m. (1 féil) a calendar, almanac: feilere (gl. com- putus annalis) Thes. ii 34.31 . félire (gl. codice, of an almanac) 16.39 ( Bcr 32a1 ) = felire Thes. ii 35.31 . Esp. a calendar of religious festivals, a martyrology: in titles : Feilire na náomh, Feilire i Ghormáin, O'Cl. Pref. ( RC iv 354 ). f.¤ fírchert, Fél. Ep. 156 . ní foigbe ... f.¤ bas certu 148 . a p. (?) rotúrsem ... félire fer nGoídel 144 . Félire ro scrútus i céin ┐ acus 109 .