festae

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adj io-iā (derivative of fess `scitum,' Thes. i 241 n ; < vn. fess, Ped. ii 523 ) knowing, wise: ind fissid .i. is f.¤ in trocaire mór du todlugud (gl. scite ... postulatur) Ml 71a2 .

festid

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Forms: festige

n Cf. fetsed? m. a residuary legatee, heir (?): feistidh no deisti [cf. nach dilius daghrath desti na flatha, Laws ii 270.16 ] .i. tiruairsi no comarba fil dia eis in fir mairb, ... ar is cach feistidh fiach frisgni marbfolta , O'Dav. 896 (`it would seem that festid meant, 1. what English lawyers call a personal representative, and 2. the debts due to the deceased,' Stokes ad loc. Plummer renders tiruairsi no c. ` what is left either in the way of things or persons.' The quot. cach f.¤ , etc. is fr. Bretha Nemed: diba cin la cintach maine rag- baither iar nēcaib ind; ma rogaibther, arsaid aithgin ... acht is gach festi fiachach frisgni marbfolta do gnimu gua. quodcuimci ligaveris super terram , etc., O'D. 2225 ). pl. ni mesech in flaith doniupra a festige the lord is not com- petent to defraud his inheritors ZCP xv 249.1 = Laws ii 212.20 (glossed: na tiruarsi), quoted by O'Dav. 1257 (feistide) with gl.: feissti .i. tiruairsi.

féstrach

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Forms: féastrach

n m. a muzzle: féastrach, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 284 ). ná cuir f.¤ leis a ndamh, Deut. xxv 4 .

fet

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ind = Lat. vetus? fortgella nú ┐ fet LU 888 = nu ┐ uet (i.e. the Old and New Testaments) RC xx 260 ( ACC 66 ).

Cf. fetarlaic.

fet

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n ā,f.

(a) a whistling or hissing sound: is cosmart do rétaib ind f.¤ (gl. sibili) Sg 3a7 . issi ... ro airich feit do caismert `invented a whistle for signalling' RC xii 96.2 . f.¤ ... is bēs dond nathruig, foceird fit frisin n-escmogin ... ┐ doteit docum na nathrach ... ┐ focerdat ind iascairi fit friusom condagaibett (of a serpent's hiss and fishermen's decoy whistle), O'Mulc. 527 . f.¤ gaīthe soughing Ériu vii 4.21 . Of sound of a sword cleaving the air: is for rīgaib focheird feit ... [in] dubchenn LU 9673. 1042 ( ZCP iii 214 . Cf. ACC 101 ). claideb ... co feit co cruas LL 189b10 . rob imda ann sin fead cloidem re cnaimh CF 732 . Cf. a chlaidh- emh ... go bḟed RC xxix 128.15 . fed peileir whizz of bullets Rel. Celt. ii 186.39 . Of pipe of birds: a luin ... as bind bocc síthamail t'ḟ.¤ LB 36 marg. do gothaibh én amail atait sdruic ┐ fiaich ┐ feada fosgair, Mackinnon Cat. 28.8 . Cf. sibela feminae ... in féd fos (sibilus), Ir. Gl. 826 . caide guth edrom? .i. fedha daoine ┐ gotha én, Ériu xiii 36.23 (leg. feta?). tri gotha diabhuil....i. fead ┐ gul ┐ eigeamh BB 34b38 . Fet, Eigheamh ┐ Gol (allegor. npr.) ZCP xiv 408.34 .

(b) a pipe used for blowing: im in feit trein tresa sēiter teni (gl. trefet), Laws i 144.3 Comm. Cf. mod. feadóg `flute, pipe, plover' and see fetchúisech, —gal, —gaire.

féta

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Forms: féata, bhféata, feta

adj io-iā (< féth-da, KM, ZCP xiii 191 . Cf. 3 and 4 féth) An adj. of uncertain meaning, applied in complimentary sense both to persons (of either sexs), and things. Of persons, seems in older lit. to indicate some moral quality; the orig. sense may be calm, quiet, sedate or of women gentle (cf. 3 féth) passing gradually into steady, resolute, capable; the definition of P. O'C. : féata ` valiant, brave ' is prob. a late development. tairismig, nibat lúamnaig at hé feta forhúamnaig SR 4396 (of the Tabernacle choir). fer f.¤ farsaid findliath LL 267b30 ( MU² 745 , of Sencha m. Ailella `pacificator of the host of Ulster'). ra athair f.¤ firḟíal LL 34a4 = fossad, Ériu iv 98.1 (Rawl.). in comunn f.¤ fírmaith (of saints) ZCP x 410.15 = BNnÉ 96 . a eolcha Alban ... a ṡluagh feuta foltbhuidhe, Todd, Nenn. 272.2 . mná f.¤ LU 3765 ( SC 34 ). i[n]gen ḟeta ḟial ZCP viii 268.7 . a c[h]ethrar f.¤ finnglan! IT ii2 132.254 . fear fírḟéata Cairbre Crom, Keat. iii 1165 (poem). fir Breg f.¤ fir-bunad `the men of B., a goodly native stock' Met. Dinds. iv 164.26 . flaith féig feta foistinech MR 182.7 . As subst.: guidhis an bhféata bhfoltnaoi | mar bhainchéile TD 1.24 . Of external appearance: Fercarthain, ba f.¤ a drech, Met. Dinds. iii 76.125 . ins na séimh throighthibh féata (of a woman's feet), Keat. Poems 314 . Cf. ma ranistais daghōic, nī gēbad in sirite fri feta TBC² 1264 (hence, perhaps, ni géba fri feta TBC 861 ). Of things, orig. perhaps to denote fine workmanship (cf. 4 féth), thence of appearance; rarely of natural objects (in some of the follg. exx. we may have a different word): carpat forḟairsing feta TBC² 2348 . gorm-anart ... go stuagaib ... f.¤ findruini TBC 5336 . cuach fetta finnaircit, Acall. 1225 . cuach féta 1552n . 4958n . for teisc fíralaind fhetta findairgit, Aisl. MC 61.30 . cathbarr feta fororda, Aen. 1957 . cuaird ... amal circáill ḟeta (of Morann's collar) IT iii 190 § 15 . d'fogadaib feta ` heroic javelins ' CCath. 5443 . uball f.¤ fírchumra, Aisl. MC 109.4 . Rarely of an abstr. subst.: is feta in t-airiughadh, is adopra (= adamra) in rād, Anecd. ii 32 . Oc mac Find f.¤ a rath LL 205a17 . Adv. adubairt [Ísu] co f.¤ ` calmly ' PH 2654 . do innseadar a sgéala ... go féata foisdeanach ML 104.26 .

? fetach

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Forms: fétach

adj o-ā sliab Fóta f.¤ ` smooth ' Met. Dinds. iv 164.4 (leg. fétach? Cf. prec.).

fétacht

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n ā,f. (féta) calmness, composure(?): fostacht re feirg, ┐ fuireach re fogra, ┐ féatacht re fiafraige ` acuteness ' (?) ML 100.22 .

fétachtain

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Forms: fédachtain, édach- tain

n i,f. (late vn. corresp. to 2 ét) fédachtain édach- tain IGT, Decl. § 148 ; 111 § 60 (cf. § 53 ). acquiring: is doagbala ... .i. is annsa a ḟetachtain (gl. is dieit), BCrólige § 12 Comm . featactain acra na ratha `attempt to sue the surety' Laws v 226.31 Comm. ( ability ?). See étachtain.

fétaid

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Forms: fiad—

v ā (Mid. Ir. development of -éta, protot. stem of ad-cota `gets, obtains') is able, can , folld. by vn. expressed or understood or vn. phr.: in Mid. Ir. most freq. in neg. condit. sentences: ni ḟetaim-se beith i n-écmais m'airm TBC 4093 . Nach fetfa-su ar n-etráin? ar E. Rafetad [rofetfainn St], for F., 1806 . Mani fetursa sin if I cannot do so LU 8087 ( FB 6 ). cach olc as mó rofētat ... iss ed dogniat LU 2379 . cindas raḟétfamni ón? LL 303a4 ( RC xiii 76 § 79 , rofetfamais v.l.). ni ro fet a n-acallaim LU 3293 ( SC 9 ). do ṡalaig se ainmm Dia in airet doḟét sé LB 245a63 ( PH 7625 ). nar fetus ergi PH 2777 . nar fétustar forcetul ... airisium innut 8277 . da ḟétair a bascad if thou canst LB 244a28 ( PH 7450 ). ni ḟed labhairt YBL 369a6 (= Dán Dé x 6 ). ro fhétand aīr ┐ molad he can both censure and praise Aisl. MC 87.10 . ní ro ḟetsat techt ... ┐ dano ba mebal leo gia ro ḟettais they would have been ashamed (to go) even had they been able RC xliii 36.9 . atā mucc ann, ┐ ní ḟētait coin na daíne ní di cannot do anything to it Acall. 2220 (cf. conad feta ni dib nothing could be done with them Dinds. 142 ). Burcaigh ... do chruinniucchadh an ro ḟédsat do dhaoinibh FM vi 1884.4 . ní fhéadaim romhar do dhéa- namh = fodere non valeo TSh. 7546 . féduigh an glan ... sin d'ithe the clean ... may eat thereof Deut. xii 15 . With neg. folld. by cen cannot but ..., cannot help, refrain from ...: ni ḟetam can a indissin LB 225a34 . In pass. impers. con- struction (cf. 1 étir): ní fétar in chned ... do lesugud PH 7645 . ni fétar a aittrebad ar imud piast and 8276 . dream nách bhféadfaidhir d'ḟulong TD 21.12 . ni fetathar ar mad rí nad bi ecnaid he who is not a sage cannot be a king Anecd. v 2.4 (ni fedaigther , Alex. 822 ). féadtar a rádh ... gurab ..., TSh. 585 . is iomdha sompla ... do féadfaidhe do chur síos there are many examples that could be quoted 8514 . ag daoinibh do féadfaidhe nach cuimhneóchadh who perhaps would not remember 955 . bíodh gurab iomdha nídh ... do féadfaidhe do bhreugnughadh, Keat. i p. 74 . gé mór do sgríobhsad úghdair eili ... féadfaidhe nár sgrīobh- adar it is possible Desid. 8 . fédfuithi gu bfhuileóngadh Dia ... 3510 . féadfuidhe do bhí uireasbhach 2018 . ní fhuiléanga Dia trócaireach, féadfaidhe, do lucht an uilc ... drochbhás d'fhagháil 4428 . A form fiad— also occurs: nír fhiadsad aonbuille do bhuala ZCP ii 560.6 . gibé ḟiadfas, O'Bruad. ii 188 . dá bhḟiadainn 242 .

fétaigid

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v g = fétaid. buiden na fetaigther d'aisnes re ndiáir- mide that cannot be numbered LB 187a52 . ni fedaigther ar mad rig nat bi ecnaid Alex. 822 (see Anecd. v 2 cited under fétaid).