fermērecht

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n ā,f. farming (taxes); office of farming or collecting dues: in tē aga roibhe ... f.¤ priora Lughbaidh, AU iii 310.1 (feirmerecht v.l.).

1 fern

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Forms: ferna, fern, fernd, fernae, fernai

n ā,f.

(a) an alder-tree: a p. ferna (gl. alnos) Thes. ii 46.33 . fern (one of the `athaig fedha,' plebeian trees) Auraic. 1154 . Laws iv 146.24 . huinnius ┐ f.¤ LL 275b11 = Mór Muman § 11 (ferd v.l.). f.¤ ... is dī dogniter na sgeith, Auraic. 4265 (see below under (b)). fernd 1169 . g s. cuaillne fernae , Bodl. Corm. s.v. orc trēith . taman ferna, BColm. 86.22 . colba ferna, Aisl. MC 97.2 . i mbothán ḟerna, Cog. 92.17 . cep ferna `a log of alder' Death-tales 28.12 . losc ... in fhern is in sciaig SG 245. 35 .

(b) a shield (made of alder- wood , see Auraic 4265 cited above): sciath ar fern ... air isī in fern adbur in sceith, Auraic. 5536 . fearn .i. sgiath, O'Cl. tar fernn fland IT i 108.6 . cú ferna fodluigthe shield-cleaving LU 8891 ( FB 68 ). pl. bit fernai fer dlochtai LU 8430 ( FB 29 ). ferna urdlochta .i. scietha bristi RC xxi 401.18 . ferna tulbochtaib BDD 35 (U). fir fern `men with shields' MU 22.32 ( LL 265a33 ; cf. MU² 440 , and note). fernaib (.i. sciathaib) ildlochtaib LU 10376 .

(c) a pole or stake (strictly of alder ?), esp. in phrase: f.¤ siúil a sailyard; a mast: fernn siúil no seól (gl. artimone) Arm. 189b1 ( Thes. i 498 ). feirn séoil luinge .i. bun an chroinn siúil, O'Cl. do feren seoil luingi S., Aen. 1125 (= malum de nave S., Virg. Aen. v 487 ). feren seoil Aen. 1131 . ótchondaic ... na seolcrannu ... ┐ na ferna LL 235b4 ( TTr. 1367 ). Of a tent-pole: atbert ... f.¤ a pupla do ṡadhud RC xliii 40.25 . ic gabhail férne na pupla don talmain 42.1 . ro ḟuirim ... an feirn-sin 42.13 . See fernae.

(d) the letter f: ind ú consain lasin laitneóir is f.¤ ... lasin Gaoidel, Corm. Y 576 . fern dono is o crand rohainmniged YBL 235a17 = Auraic. 4264 . fearn an tshéimh- ighthe (i.e. lenited p) IGT, Introd. § 30 . fearn do níthear do .P. ... le séimhiughadh do chur air ib. airdibdad ferna extinction (i.e. lenition ) of f Auraic. 1283 . Cf. masa dairi fede feirn LL 265a27 ( MU² 426 ).

2 fern

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Forms: ferngnia

n a man (poetic or cryptic term): f.¤ .i. fer, Dúil Laithne 60 ( Goidelica 76 ). Cf. ferngnia (= fergnia), O'Dav. 873 .

3 fern

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Forms: fiern

adj (B. na f.) good: f.¤ (.i. cach maith) .i. iarnbelrae no iarmberla innsin, Corm. Y 612 = fiern LB 267 marg. sup. (the gloss: cach maith is inserted above text in Y) fearn .i. maith, O'Cl. Cf. cus ferna .i. cach cosmail is maith dia imrād, O'Mulc. 263 (= cusfer noe, etc., O'C. 1400 < H 3.18, 633 ). cufernoe, etc., Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 176 (< H 3.18, 66b ).

See 1 noe.

fernae

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n = 1 fern: air is i in fern adbur in sceith tucad o fernae forsin fid ogaim, Auraic. 5538 < BB 309b6 . sail- yard, mast: dochuaid E. isin f.¤ siúil do desgin ca erut uatha go tír CS 12.20 .

? fernaide

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Forms: Fernach

adj io-iā laech f.¤ foidmin ` manly ' AU 867 (poem) (hence (?) fearnaidhe .i. fearrdha, O'Cl.). Perhaps the meaning is girdled (cf. ferenn). Cf. congraim n-an n-eicside foraib ot e ferrnaidi TBC² 2808 . The corresp. reading in TBC is cited s.v. ferdaide. Or is this gen. of the n.l. Fernach ?

fernóc

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Forms: fernog

n ā,f. (<1 fern) an alder-tree: fernog (gl. alnus), Ir. Gl. 558 . beithe ┐ fernocc BNnÉ 239.29 .

féróil

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adj i (Lat. fēriālis) ferial, pertaining to a holiday: Thes. ii 34.31 .

ferr

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x see maith, and de (di).

fers

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Forms: fers, fers, ḟerso, ferso, ferso, fersa, fers[s]in, fersa, fersai, fersu, fersae

n u,m. (Lat. versus) n s. in fers Ml 40c16 . d s. asind fers Sg 111b1 . g s. ind ḟerso 136a2 . ind ferso Ml 103d26 . in ferso 107c16 . fersa Sg 101a2 . 148b15 . n du. in da fers[s]in Ml 58a11 . g du. cechtar in da fersa 112d1 . n p. ind fersai 40c17 . a p. fersu ib. g p. inna fersae ib.

A verse (of Scripture or poetry): gl. versus Sg 59b17 . dered fersa 101a2 . toisech ind ḟerso dédenaich 136a2 . f.¤ a uersu (uersa MS.), O'Mulc. 525 . etir inna cethri fersu fil isint salm Ml 58a11 . ag rīm fers ZCP ix 173 § 22 . a sailm iar fersaib ┐ linib, Laws v 24.8 Comm.

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