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).

? fethemanta

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adj io-iā (fethem) watchful, observant: fregrais A. go foistin[each] féithemanta (= fechementa YBL 339a20 ) ` guardedly ' Celt. Rev. iv 20.12 .

fethemlacht

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n ā,f. re fetheamhlacht a fileadh MR 102.17 . Cf. fethamlachas.