ferc, ferc-

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x see ferg, ferg-.

ferchonta

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adj io-iā (ferchú) manwolflike, fierce, valorous: borb- sluag f.¤ ` dog-like ' MR 194.12 . cach ionga ... f.¤ bhí ar cach mér díob ` brutish ' SG 307.4 . ingne ... ferconta, Caithr. Thoirdh. 104.30 . ro ionnsaigh ... go fraochda f.¤ FM vi 2318.2 . cenél n-uasal bferchonta Fermaic, Caithr. Thoirdh. 8.18 .

ferchú

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Forms: ffarchon, ferchoin, Ferchon

n n,m. (a corruption of O.Ir. árchú `blood-hound' through influence of fer? cf. ceathrar farchon ag buan- choimhead ann, in a late version of Longas mac nUislenn ZCP ii 144.31 . g p. na mborb ffarchon 148.22 ) a male hound, a savage hound: in ferchu RC xliii 98.7 . doroine da ṡaigh ┐ ḟercoin 96.3 . lēigen fercon dā héill letting slip a hound ZCP xiv 240.13 . n du. da ferchoin ZCP vi 31.12 . Transf. of a warrior: re feirg bhfearchon TD 6.12 . As npr. m. LU 6701 . TBC 2893 . g s. Ferchon 2914 .

ferchubat

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Forms: fercumat, ferchubat

n o,n. a man's length (? a cubit); later influenced probably by loan-word cubat <Lat. cubitus. fercumat LU 5858 ( TBC² 1388 ). ferchubat fir i talmain TBC 6155 = comhḟad fir, Add. co ndechaid in roth f.¤ hitalmain LU 8852 ( FB 64 ). fercubat isind adnucol (= cubitus de terra super corpus) Lat. Lives 19 = fercubat fir, Trip. 252.28 . pl. co ndechatar secht ferchubat di senamain in tige i talmain LU 8377 ( FB 25 ). inna-airdde ... secht ferchubait (= sex cubitorum 1 Reg. 17.4 ).

ferchuitred

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n o,n. (?) ` proportion (?), complement (?) of men'; explained as a group of three men having some common bond or affinity: fearchuidreadh .i. fearchoimthrítheach .i. beith na mbuidhnibh tríair, O'Cl. (but cf. cuitriud) fercuidred fer nEreand inso cach triar TBC² 3520 (following a list of warrior-triads, each of men bearing the same name). tancadar in[n]a ferchuidreda 3534 . Ferchuitred Medba `Meadb's husband-allowance' (title of a story) Ériu ii 174 n . Anecd. v 17 . See follg.

ferchuitredach

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Forms: ferchutredaig, ferchutredach

n o,m. a member of a `ferchuitred': n p. ferchutredaig ḟer ṅhErend TBC 6092 (fir chuidrigh, fer- cuidrigh v.l.). 5878 . g p. anmand na ferchutredach 5882 = na bfer ccuidrigh, St. maidid for Meidb ... ┐ nos berat na ferchutredaig ass hí iar sin amal bá bés dóib, TFerbe 738 .

ferda

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Forms: ferrdai, ferdu

adj (ferdae) io-iā (fer) male, masculine, belonging to a man: dund síl ferdu (gl. semen [virile]) Ml 44a10 . moth .i. cach ferdae, Bodl. Corm. ball f.¤ membrum virile BColm. 94.2 . Corm. Y 865 (ferrda). indsci ferdha ` male gender ' Auraic. 1912 . ro saerad ar choblige fherrdai PH 5890 . láthar f.¤ , see láthar. tincur fearda (gloss on fertincur), Laws, ii 356.17 Comm. as leis do cuireadh na goill fon arathar & dá ghall ag foirseadh asa ttiaghaibh fearrdha ina ndíaidh scrotums , Éigse xv 23 . techtugud f.¤ male possession (opp. to: t. banda) v 470.14 Comm . na fir i n-ecosc f.¤ ┐ na mná i n-ecosc banda LU 2619 . an feardha ┐ an bannda male and female Numb. v 3 . Manly, virile: fer ferdae, Fél. Feb. 8 . céssad slóig ḟerdai, Feb. 28 . batír ferdai a gníma LU 4853 = ferrdai TBC² 365 . ropo f.¤ an comrac, TTr.² 1732 . ro chathaigset co ferrda PH 6521 . Compar. as superl.: cing as ḟerdu (ferrdu, ferrda, ferdae v.l.), Fél. Aug. 20 . san aois fheardha in manhood TSh. 10245 . As subst. pl., the male pudenda: co fuaratur ferdu fer, Met. Dinds. iii 156.11 (ferrdacht v.l.). co n-accassa ferda a fir LL 13a9 . a f.¤ uili, CCath. 2960 . madh fer dotghné soaith for a ferdaib ZCP vi 258.17 (leg. ferdacht ?).

ferdacht

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Forms: ferdhacht, ferthacht, —a

n ā,f. (ferda) ferdhacht, ferthacht, g s. n p. —a, IGT, Decl. § 26 (sometimes wrongly used for feracht, q.v.)

(a) manhood, virility, manliness: la firu ferdacht, la mná mifre LL 119b18 . fri f.¤ findcháid ` heroism ' Met. Dinds. iii 164.2 . Cf. fearrdhacht fionnchoir .i. neart eolais O'Cl. manhood, man's estate: aos ógáin, feardhacht ┐ seanórdhacht TSh. 5277 .

(b) the male pudenda: co n-acaidh si fearrdacht a fir BB 39b55 . Met. Dinds. iii 156.11 v.l. bandacht na mban et ferdachta na fer, Aisl. Tund. 104.23 = ferrdocht 130.15 .

ferdaide

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adj io-iā belonging to a man, manly: dias oac feinne ... congraim n-án f.¤ forro TBC 4334 . 4381 . But perhaps the true reading here is fernaide, cf. the variant reading of this passage cited from TBC² 2808 in F 93.6.

ferdaigis

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x etc.: see ferthigis, —sed, etc.

ferdatu

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Forms: ferdatad

n t, m. (ferda) manhood: g s. co áes ferdatad LU 4994 (= ferdada TBC² 505 ). co haois ḟerdhata FM v 1860.2 . vi 2358.12 (ferrdhata).