ferannach

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Forms: ḟearannchuibh

n o,m. one possessing lands (?) IGT, Decl. § 17 . § 6 . ar ḟearannchuibh , ex. 756 .

ferannus

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n o,m. landed property or the possession of such: do rannsat Alpain eturru i ḟ.¤ , Thr. Ir. Gl. 29 s.v. mogh eime (= feranda, Corm. Y 883 . Bodl.). co tuc a feranus do Elena, Aen. 127 . nā leic foirb na fearandus do inti, TTebe 634 . ro gabh forba ┐ f.¤ ind Achad D., BNnÉ 11.6 . rígh ... rogabh flaithius ┐ forlamhus ┐ fearannus ar Thuathaibh D.D., Flower Cat. 334.29 . fer fedma ┐ ferannuis moir do rig Connacht steward and land-agent ALC i 266y . intan bui i f.¤ (= on his estate ), CCath. 209 . gan Báiréadach ... i bhfearonnus dhóibh `in possession of any lands there' Hy Fiachr. 338y . in damna rig ropo mo ferannas boi a Connachtaib, ar rop e fed a feraind o Corrsliab ... co Caelusce, Ann. Conn. 1307 § 10 . cid dobere dam am réir | ... an ba manchine ... | in ba féith nó in ferannas? BColm. 48.28 . In: i lanamnas ┐ i f.¤ , Cóic Conara p. 41 § 62 the meaning is not clear.

feranntas

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Forms: ferontas

n o,m. late form of ferannus: uasal ferontas Fergail, Ériu viii 95 ( Bk. of O'Conor Don 15b ).

feras

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Forms: firus, f., feruis

n Earlier firus: f.¤ leighinn AU 1220 . u, o,m. (fer) the condition of a man, hence conduct, activity (of a freeman in his social function, Ériu xxviii 155, cf. Triads § 196 ), office: tréde faillsiges cach ndagḟeras: dán, gaisced, crésine each well-performed service Triads 196 (glossed: gach feidhm nó gníomh iomlán feramhail, p. 41 ). cach ndrochḟ.¤ 197 . Folld. by gen., conduct, management (of business, office, industry, etc.): badh teoaide an fearus fine, | móide gach maith poiblidhe the administration of the kindred weal was the more zealous (?) Arch. Hib. i 96.8 (cf. fer fine). f.¤ légind the office of `fer l.', lectorship: A. d'écc, ┐ Dubh D.L. do ghabhail a ionaid as a ḟiorus léighinn ... ┐ Aodh do ghabháil an ḟiorasa leighinn death of A ...and D., leaving his lectorship took his place and Aodh took the lectorship FM ii 856.5 . f.¤ tige office of fer tige; management, husbandry; stewardship (?): f.¤ tighe no baile IGT, Decl. § 27 (f.¤ eich, f.¤ coille, proscribed as incorrect ib. see feracht). do bhrígh- ḟearas bhaile, ex. 859 . Gen. as adj. (?): primthempall ... ar n-a oibriugadh go roshaothrach deig-feruis tighi with skilfully directed labour (?) Fl. Earls 66.8 . f.¤ barr overplus, superfluity ("probably ... abstract of fear barr `man of supremacies,' formed in the same way as fearas léighinn `the profession of the fear léighinn'," Bergin, Gadelica i 271 , where follg. exx. are cited): do chuaidh an fearas barr a n-óirchisdi na heaguilsi do dhíol ar son chiontadh na ccomharsan, MacAingil 447 . fóireadh bhar bhfearas barr-sa riachtanas cháich, 495 (= vestra abun- dantia illorum inopiam suppleat 2 Cor. viii 14 ). Treated as single noun: ag tabhairt a nfearasbair don phártaidhe = `rendering the surplusage to the party' Bk. of Comm. Prayer 1712 p. [8] ( Gad. i 272 ). For modern development see Gadelica i 272 .

1 ferb(b)

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Forms: ferba, ferba, feirbe

n ā,f. (cf. Lat. vervex, Vendryes MSL xii ; Ped. i 63 , RC xxiv 227 , cf. Pokorny, ZCP xvii 305 ) IGT, Decl. § 39 .

(a) a cow (poetic word): f.¤ .i. bó, Corm. Y 584 . RC xx 250.4 . fearb .i. bó, O'Cl. Lec. Gl. 157 . dha ṡenainm ar bhúaibh, ferbh is laithri, Met. Gl., Ff. 16 . g s. cen gert ferbba (.i. bó) without a cow's milk LU 562 ( ACC 8 ). RC xii 70.11 . Menn ferba (.i. laegh bo do chur fa eilit) ZCP xii 360.21 = m. erbo (.i. laog bó), Arch. iii 310 § 2 . baothān ferb (.i. laogh bó) ZCP v 484 § 9 (B. na f.). pl. ferba .i. bai LU 10369 . teora ferba , Laws i 64.1 (.i. teora bai, ib. 15 ). teorae ferbai, Corm. Y 585 . ferba brachtchi fatted kine LU 8886 ( FB 68 ; glossed: bó LU, bui Eg.). ruccatar tricha ferbu (.i. bo) tricha láegh BNnÉ 45.12 . cona chath- chris do cholomnaib ferb TBC 2569 . colamna fearbh ... .i. croicne bó, O'Cl. (cf. finnu ferb `cows' hair' BDD 130 ). inar do croicnib ferb, CCath. 4675 . fri hirad fearbbai [s]ceo gabrai `bestowing of kine and horses' Ériu viii 173.12 . céad fearb ML 146.20 .

(b) a female deer, a hind (a different word = erp ?): g s. luas ainnli nó feirbe CF 562 . ITS v 156.19 (ferbe). ZCP x 298.14 (eirbi). sé mhíle fiadh ... a n-éagmais aigh ┐ fearb, Oss. vi 130.11 . In: romarb in ferb dia bois buirb (: lerg) ZCP iii 23.18 ( Rawl. 80b ), prob. we should read fer; the allusion is to the legend of S. Thomas, see Leg. Aurea, Dec. 21 . Cf. erp, ferbóc.

2 ferb

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Forms: fearba

n [ā, f.] (see RC viii 498 , xxv 282 and JCS ii 114 ) a blister (raised on the face by satire or moral blemish): f.¤ .i. bolg do cuirethar in duine fora gruadaibh iar n-aír no iar ngúbreith, Corm. Y 584 . fearb .i. bolg fhásas ar aghaidh, O'Cl. fearb .i. bolg, Lec. Gl. 157 . co tuidhich fuil cridhe crōdhai | f.¤ for gruaidhe, Arch. iii 295.20 . ferb bolc ut dicitur turcbait ferba fora gruadaib iar cílbrethaib LU 790 ( ACC 52 ). comdar ferba fulachta for a gruaide iar cil-brethaib, Laws iv 14.30 (glossed: na bolga 16.6 ). fearba ib. 16.2 (see on these passages, Bergin, Ériu xii 199 ). Cf. fearb (fearbh v.l.) gaoithe (gh. v.l.) `blast of wind' Ir. Monthly 1923, 642 § 22 (poem of 13th or 14th cent.), perh. a fig. use of this word.

3 ferb

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Forms: fearb, feirb, ferbbai, ferbaib

n o n., later a, f. Ériu I 167 n. 14 , ZCP liii 189 n. 29 (<Lat. verbum; the Ir. gender may be due to influence of 1 ferb(b), 2 ferb, Ériu I 167 , see also Celtica vi 233 n. 1 ) a word (poet.): `ferbb' briathar, ut est: ro fess is fas fenechas i condeilg ferbb ṅDe ACC 52 (Rawl). Corm. Y 584 . ferb ... a verbo .i. uerbum, ut dicitur: ... a fir ... gnath ferb is olcc dart belaib ACC 52 . fearb .i. briathar, O'Cl. Lec. Gl. 157 . briathar ferbh a hainm (sic leg.) Met. Gl., Ff. 14 . fearb .i. briathor KZ xxiii 83.2 . a s. faig feirb fithir `the teacher said the word' ACC § 52 ( LU. 785 ). g s. bat comaltach ferbbai fri n-oithib `fulfil the word given on oath' Ériu viii 173.15 . pl. ni saigh rí ní frisna haigither act cia thochmustar fri ferbaib file ..., Ériu xiii 13.27 (= fri ferba filed .i. ... asa briathraibh, O'Dav. 1550 ). cf. a A. ara ḟessear marfodhla fearba fileadh feid thou shouldst know the great divisions of the words of poets IT iii 50 = Ériu xiii 25.17 . tola fearba filed (.i. imat briathar filit ogam) ZCP xvii 269.1 . na ferba filed-sa, inand són ┐ na breath- focla briathar MR 126.18 . amail rochuala D. na ferba follscaidhe-si do rādh, Anecd. ii 72.1 . dar fearba fis 68.5 . credis ... ferpo Finn RC xi 129.9 . mad iar ferbaib firamraib berlai ... nó is fas fénechas ic ferbaib Dé LU 788 ( ACC 52 ). fria ferbaib Athairni RC xxiv 280.16 . Cf. secht ṁbenna buana, búaid f.¤, | forsin chaindelbrau cruanderg SR 4341 (glory of words? but possibly = 1 ferb, the `benna' of the candlestick suggesting horns of cattle). Ferp Cluche 'lit. word of (the) contest' (name of the stone also called Fál on Tara Hill), Ériu vi 134 (De Shíl Chonairi Móir) , l 167 .

Compd.: fer ferbglan pure of word Dinds. 160 .

? 1 ferbach

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ind (ref. to sounds and sights produced by magic:) ní fuil acht ferbacha bréigi ann so, Comp. ConC. 89.14 .

2 ferbach

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adj o-ā having cows (?) (1 ferb): meic Aodha Uair- iodhnaigh fhearbaigh, Cl.AB 276.113 .

ferbán

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Forms: fearban, fearban

n o,m. name of a plant: ` crowfoot ' Hog. Luibhl. p. 89 . gl. asperum Arch. i 335.80 ; airon spervina 334.52 . fearban .i. gillcach ib. 44 . fearban gl. pes corvi 23 K 42, 389.7 .

ferbóc

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Forms: ferbog

n ā, f. a doe: ferbog (gl. capreola), Ir. Gl. 205 . ferbóg ard, Ir. Texts i 28 § 25 . In n.l.: Loch na Fearboige, O'C. 1144 (< H 3.18, 455 ). Cf. 1 ferb, and erp.