ferr

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ferr or dil.ie/21736

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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fersa

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Forms: fersa

n verse: fersa (gl. versiculus) Ir. Gl. 468 (where ed. emends to fersán). do ghab P. in fersa: Ne tradas , etc., Lism. L. 277 . gach fersa gabus tú díbh BNnÉ 170.11 . do cuir in fersaightheoir fersada ar follamnugud na slainti, Reg. San. col. xxv .

See fers.

fersad

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n f. (?) verse: do ḟreagair an ḟersad ... .i. Maria mater gratiae , Ériu v 92.23 . Probably merely a bad spelling for fersa.

fersaigecht

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n ā,f. (fersa) the making or singing of verses, chanting psalms or prayers: fersaighecht an tempuil (= chanting the Divine office ?) ZCP ix 172 § 1 . mairb an domuin ... fersaighecht lúath is leo is locht ib. § 2 .

fersaigtheóir

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n i versifier: see fersa, last cit.

? fersán

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n o,m. (dim. of fers) gl. versiculus Ir. Gl. 468 (fersa MS.).

fersat

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x see fertas.

ferscál

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n o,n. a male person, a man (opp. to banscál a woman): noléced f.¤ a bernai chatha do banscáil, TTr.² 1692 . nach facaid do bhean ... gnuis ḟirscail ... ┐ nach facaid do mac gnuis banscaili IT iii 197 - 198 . ni rodḟech ... riam in ng[n]uis ḟerscali LB 66a34 . na findfad oentaid ḟerscáil PH 2012 . ni ronig a lama ... iter ḟeraib nā ḟearscalaib ZCP xii 293.15 . eitir ferscail is banscail, Fl. Earls 176.13 . anmanna a fferscal of their male children Hugh Roe² 1.8 (f. 1a) .

fersech

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adj o-ā strong, forcible (? dexterous is suggested by Plummer, who took it to be derived from fertas spindle): urchar fertsech feramail, TTebe 3300 . ro comfergaid co fersech ┐ co fircruaidh 2517 . rochuir in mē[i]s co fersecha (fersech v.l.) fir-ard uada (of throwing the discus) 2475 . Compar.: fertsecha leis ar ai cantuna ... senchus nad fenchus, O'D. 3 ( H 3.17, c. 2 - 3 ). Cf. firse.

fersechas

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Forms: ferrsechus

n u,m. (fersech) force, power (?): nir gab [feirg] re f.¤ was never moved to wrath by opposing force (?) TBC 4048 St = ra ferachas LL. fearr fola[d] feirsi .i. is ferr do neoch fola[d] lanloigi aige nā firsichus nirt indligthigh .i. ... na forbuain inndhlighthigh, O'C. 1068 (< H 3.18, p. 440b ) = ferrsechus O'C. 1756 (< 23 Q 6, 34b ).

Cf. firse.