féthaigthe

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Forms: féthaigthe

(part. of féthaigid) smoothened, calm: lan ler fethaigthi IT iii 22 § 66 . 98 § 161 , Bruchst. i § 133 , where Meyer prints féthaigthe, for consonance.

fethal

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Forms: f., fethail

n o,m. acc. to Vendryes, RC xxix 204 `that which indicates' (√ uet- ` declare '), hence

(a) a characteristic badge or emblem (of office or class), insignia (used both of dress and ornaments): e fethol .i. a n-étach sacaird (gl. ephoth) Tur 87 . f.¤ līnda imbi (of a herald) TBC² 1112 . f.¤ maith an airdrigh tar cend a tuaithi (gl. on: sēt cacha mārflatha, as a pledge), Laws v 244.22 Comm. f.¤ connduala (distinctive appurtenance of a chief's wife) 384.24 ; expld. by: fethal comdala ... nó ... eccusc comduala .i. in merge no in brat sída no in rinde, O'Dav. 992 , but see next ex.

(b) a device or ornament on a shield: sceith co fethul chon- duala LL 248b3 ( TBFr. 39 ). sce[i]th co fethluib conndualae ┐ con n-imlib findruini IT iii 239.139 .

(c) a halidom , an object regarded as sacred, and sometimes used for swearing on; in Christian lit. esp. of the appurtenances of Divine service . f.¤ .i. cumdach comartha nó minn, ut est imdénatsom la fethla `f.¤ i.e. a shrine or mark, or relic, ut est, they prove with relics' O'Dav. 899 . fetal cach cumtach, Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 209 . cūic prīmfethail cecha ec(ol)sa ... bachall ┐ menistir ┐ cros ┐ cloc ┐ catur (.i. soiscela), Trip. xxi . soire ecalsi Dé ... cona fethlaib, Cáin Ad. 34 . sechip f.¤ foa tosar a ndubethech any emblem on which a down- right perjury is sworn Ériu vii 156 § 15 . f.¤ na feart (of a bell), Fen. 236.18 . le cois na ffethal ffertach with the wonder-working insignia (of St. Maedóc's hali- doms) BNnÉ 246.10 . is deside rocumtaigit scrína ┐ [ḟ]ethla náem hErenn LL 274a7 . scrín Mancháin do cumhdach ... feibh as deach ro cumhdaighedh feathal a nErinn FM ii 1156.13 . crand do chor a fethlaib `casting lots out of reliquaries' IT iii 192.5 (= chalices ? Cf. dobertar na crunna i cailech for altōir, Cáin Ad. 46 ). Of pagan halidoms used in attestation : etag ┐ iath anmann fethal la gentiu, ut dicitur: dar an iath-sae ..., O'Mulc. 469 . Fig. of a person: ba he ... an f.¤ coisrecctha an righ nemdha dognídh sídh ... eter Dia ┐ duine (of St. Barre) BNnÉ 20.22 (cf. Lism.L. 2463 where same expression is used of Senán and the word f. is glossed `mincúis'). f.¤ co faebraighi (of Christ) ZCP viii 203.26 . cartait glonn fri f.¤ find FM ii 590.10 (poem), where f.¤ seems to refer to the bishop Mael Maedoc.

(d) a valuable drinking-horn or cup (B. na f. ? Cf. IT iii 192.5 above) : f.¤ .i. corn cumdaigh argoid, Corm. Y 653 . O'Cl. (feathal). is he f.¤ luigid (= luigi ?) sil Eogain .i. bernan Emin, Ir. Texts iii 2.11 (probably a bell, see bernán). na tri feathla is deach do boi a nEalga ZCP viii 103.1 (B. na f.) = na tri cuirn, Ériu ii 186.19 . Cf. f.¤ .i. comdus (= comadas ?) ind dail, O'Mulc. 596 = Phil. Soc. 1859, 209 .

(e) distinctive shape or appearance, aspect, likeness: feuthal .i. eugasg, Corm. Y 669 . feathal .i. éccosc no cuma, O'Cl. gó go ffeathol ffior ┐ fior go bḟethal ngua, Ériu xiii 14.20 . f.¤ ferda TBC 5741 . fethol chuid Ailline RC xiii 222.43 (B. na f.) = delb cinn A., MS. Mat. 473 . biaid i fethol cech míl he will assume the form of every animal Im. Br. § 53 . cidh deghnie drochfethol? ol sé `what makes thee look so ill ?' RC xii 64.15 (leg. -féth; -ol being due to dittography ? Cf. 5 féth). finnḟethal frestal `attendance of bright appearance' (of angels) ACC 22 ( RC xx 166 ). Cf. also: Foibne, feochair in f.¤ 'fierce of feature' Met. Dinds. iv 86y . goiridh Sesar Cruithnigh .i. picti, do Brethnuibh do cuiredh aighidh fedil do bhód ┐ do bhadar orra (= Caesar calls the Britons picti because they tattooed their faces with woad and madder) 24 N 2, 162 = Todd, Nenn. vi 4 (Dubháltach Mac Fir Bhisigh). If `fedil' = fethail (or fethal, g p.) it applies to the figures of animals, etc., mentioned in the previous sentence.

féthamail

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adj i (3 féth) calm, peaceful: gaeth ḟethamail ḟír- bláith LL 135az = Rawl. 77b40 . la hinailt finn fethamail LL 144a37 . carput féig foduirn fethamail 'chariot … swift and strong and smooth', Celtica xi 196 . cid is dech do clerech ... ecosc fethamail LB 260b69 . frecmharc ḟéigh ḟéthamhail, Ériu xiii 25.8 . fri forcital féthamail ZCP xi 82.11 . (Prohibited to a breithem :) gan beith feigh, fethamail, fechemanta ..., Ir. Texts. iv 26z . Cf féchamail.

féthamla(e), féthemlae

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n ,f. quietness, calmness: tuae ┐ fethamlae (fethemla v.l.), Ériu iii 100.3 . fosta féile fethamla firmness, modesty, calmness Arch. iii 317 § 55 . co bféile, co bfedemla 320 § 96 = ... co féthamla LB 261b25 . humaldoit co fethamla ZCP iii 28.16 = ... co fethemlai, Ériu vii 174.10 . fostadh, feithemla ZCP viii 231.25 .

? fethamlachas

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Forms: ḟetamlacuis

n u, o, m. expert knowledge or skill (?) : a fetam- lacus do fhegad ar na dānaib ele, Laws v 94.2 Comm. (transl. ` superintendence ' as if< fethem). g s. a dualgus a ḟetamlacuis 92.28 Comm . `in right of his superintendence.'

Cf. fethemlacht.

fethan

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n hair, fur (?) : feathan no feathon .i. fionnfadh, O'Cl.

féthan

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n ā,f. (?) some attachment of a spear-shaft, scabbard or chariot-pole, gen. made of metal; in case of a spear, apparently a circular band or ring, which might be loosely fitting: sleg ... co téora féthana firglana, fethan findarggit ar n-ichtur, féthan óir buide ar medon fethan dergóir ar n-uachtur LL 237b43 ( TTr. 1552 ). sleg ... co fethan óir impi LU 10665 . sleg ... co fethan ┐ co fonascaib arcaid TBC² 2343 . caindel rīgthaigi ina lāim, fethan aircit imbe ┐ imrith iar craund co sleig sair, in cēin n-aile dorreith coticci a dorn 3162 = c.r. na láim go féthanaib argait ┐ co fonascaib óir ... immireithet impe na fethana argit sech na fonascaib óir cachla céin o erlond gó indsma, iceind aill [ = in cēin n-aili] ... it iat na fónasca óir immireithet sech na fethanaib argit ó indsma go hirill TBC 5190 . tucad fethana fithnais féth fithnaisi v.l.) do chrannuibh ar sleg, Acall. 722 (`charmed withies for our spearshafts' SG ii 118 ; cf. 7916 cited under 1 féth, and Aisl. MC 93.10 , cited under 4 féth). cloidmi ... co bfearbolccaibh ... ímpa ... co féthanaibh ōir ... friu amuich TBC 4397 St = go frithathartaib LL. sithfe co féthain findruine LU 8671 ( FB 50 ). LU 10216 . síthbe co fethan findruine 9262 = Anecd. iii 50.3 (feithen v.l.). trí .lll. maglorg ... co fethnib iarind ` bands ' BDD 60 (feithnib, fethánaib, cendaib v.l.). ? carpat féthgrind fethaine LU 8670 ( FB 50 = feithide, Eg. Cf. féthaide). Cf. fetha .i. fleasga no feathain, O'Cl. and: sleg ... co fethanaig argit eter da n-iarnn BDD, App. 114 .

féthán

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n o,m. (dim. of 5 féth) a sorry aspect or appearance (?) : is olc in f.¤ féths[h]nais fil for h'agaid (= your face is a poor bit of workmanship, you are looking poorly), Aisl. MC 93.10 ; leg. f.¤ fithnais ? perhaps a play on the expression féth fithnais, Acall. 7916 , see 1 féth).

fethchrann

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x see 4 féth.

1 fethem

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Forms: feitheamh, -imh, -mhe, feichimh, feithimh, fethim, feitheamh

n m. and f. (vn. of 1 fethid), feitheamh m. (g s. -imh, -mhe) IGT, Decl. § 101 . feichimh (v.l. feithimh) f. § 150 .

(a) looking at, observing, watching (absol. or with gen. or prep.): ni dú damsa fethium no findigecht forru LB 138a47 ( Hog. Nenn. 66 ). sírfheithemh gnuisi in Diabuil RC xxviii 320.18 . ag fethim an Rígh 322.11 . drong ... ní dedbul fri fethim (: Bethil) `not paltry to contemplate' Fél. Ep. 266 . in ri ... for tulaig aird oca feitim `watching them' (a hunt) Marco P. 89 . got' fheithemh do chéin watching thee from afar Buile S. 140.8 . ó bheith go frithir ... ag feitheamh thaiseadh na marbh, TSh. 656 . ar an druing téid d'fheith- eamh an mhairbh 936 . d'fhior a feithmhe nó a féagsana 1089 . ac feithium ar scemlead Atha Cliath ed radairc `watching [the battle] from the battlements of A.C.' as far as they could see Cog. 180.22 . ag feitheamh do chathuighthe (= certamen tuum spectat) TSh. 10189 . gidh bé breithemh nach bí claon | doghní an dá thaobh d'feichemh uadh, O'Gr. Cat. 592 . Keeping a look-out, keeping watch (absol. ) : Bran fri f.¤ for keeping watch (?) ZCP viii 321.13 . boi d'ḟebus in fethme ┐ in cométa oc na crechairib such was the vigilance and guarding LB 156b28 . ionadh feithme ┐ fairccsena, Leb. Gab. i 208y . lucht feithme ┐ foraire FM vi 2120 . Cf. sē riga ar sē deichibh | dibh fri feithim ḟuilcrech on the look- out for bloody forays (?) BB 205a22 = Todd, Nenn. 152 . Cf. foichle fethim is finna, TFerbe 158 , where fethim may be imperat., see 1 fethid.

(b) keeping watch over, guarding (AR against) : tancatar fiallach ... leigis da fethium ┐ da fégad ┐ dá forcomét TBC 3635 = da bfechemh St. ateoch in Ríg ... óengeinne Dé diar fethim (: Bethil) Hy vi 25 . for conairib ... coimeta ┐ fethmi na coerechthrét LB 129a48 . feidhm as natharda fuair fer | bruaig na hatharda d'feichem, O'Gr. Cat. 469.14 . da ḟethiumh ┐ da imdhíden ar chuinds- gleo C., MR 304.4 . lucht feithme scēith rig Ulad shield- bearers 272.2 . Dia dom fheitheamh ar fheirg Dhé, Dán Dé xxvii 1 . gum fhior fheithmhe my guardian viii 10 .

(c) waiting on, attending to (with gen. or FOR, AR): dolluid for teiched co tend | sruth coa feithem dar cach fond `fast fled she, and the stream pursued her' Ériu vii 229 § 76 . ag feithemh cúrta attending at court Rel. Celt. ii 206z . ag feithemh orra, Fl. Earls 78.23 . ag feitheamh ar iodhbartaibh TSh. 6044 .

(d) waiting; with FOR, AR or FRI (RE, LE) waiting for, expecting: ag feichemh ort, Aisl. Tund. 128 , cited s.v furnaide. bátar ... acc feithemh ┐ acc furnaidhe ar a dhol-somh dia saighidh FM vi 2194 . a roibhe a lan do leomannaibh ag feitheamh for ainmindtibh an betha lying in wait for Ériu iii 166.27 . atá le fada ag feithimh | le Brian (: fóirithin) TD 13.23 . go ndleaghair do neach ... feitheamh ris an mbás, TSh. 8562 . Cf. feitim for in righ attends upon Marco P. 67 (waiting for ?). feitheamh (synon. with dóchus, furachus) Kirk = Eg. Gl. 325 . feitheamh ... gach creatúir expectation Rom. viii 19 .

2 fethem

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n n m. (feth-) see examples under féchem (F 53.6).