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.

fethemnas

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n (2 fethem) advocacy, pleading, legal representation : cisne aurgaurt[ha] fechiumnuis? 'who are they that are prohibited from acting as law agents ?', Laws ii 84.19 . cia lin ... dligheas cach fethem (fechem, v.l.) do beith lais no do denam riana fetheamnas (fechemnus, v.l.) ? .. a ocht ... esrad ┐ uraithmed ┐ aithfegad, comlabra ┐ comet, indaithmech ┐ imagallaim ┐ aisneis, Cóic Con. 27 § 6 . See also féchemnas.

fethgeir

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n a weaver's reed: im feithgeir Laws i 150.6 . Cf. Fathger (Faithgér v.l.) ingen Fighige, Anecd. ii 56.4 . Cf. 4 féth.

féthgrind

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adj i (4 féth ?): carpat f.¤ LU 8670 ( FB 50 ). Cf. c. fidgrind LU 8594 ( FB 45 ). fer feithgrind fial LL 8b14 . ingena Faindle fēithgrind ` spruce ' Met. Dinds. iv 224z (fialgrind v.l.).

1 fethid

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Forms: fiched, foichle

v ī (?) but see Celtica xi 20 .

I Trans.

(a) watches, observes, pays attention to: feith .i. fēg nó cuimnigh, Stowe Gl. 402 . feith latt mark you, attend (as cheville) LL 129b30 ( MacCarthy 208 ). feith lat, Rawl. 165b25 ( ZCP ix 466 ). Cf. feich lat PH 609 . in delb hé nofethi-su, Im. Br. § 49 . ni feith ni acht deicsin in da tarb TBC² 3652 . nofeithed-som a cluichi he kept at the game 515 . tocbaidh in ... fer ... a imcaisi co nem ┐ fethaidh niulla nime TBC 5483 St. feith co glic iat ... co ḟinda cid dogniat LB 138a45 ( Hog. Nenn. 66 ). cia fuach feithes fiacha? Ériu xiii 26.3 . rotfeithset na slóig Alaxandir watched, observed Alex. 647 . ríggein Johain baptaist | masu léir ron-fethis `if thou hast attended diligently' Fél. June 24 (observed ? cf. feithis no ron feithis .i. do thaisgis no do choimhedais, O'Cl.). Cf. also: Irial fāidh fethed gail who used to practise (?) BB 46a42 = fiched LL 127b19 ( MacCarthy 158 ). ? tar fichtighe feithidh, Ériu xiii 29.19 . In : foichle fethim is finna, TFerbe 158 , there may be an imperat. influenced by fethem. In hostile sense: tri Find Emna ... Eocho Feidlech rodosfeith kept an eye on them Met. Dinds. iv 56.195 .

(b) watches over, guards (AR against): tair is feith mé! KMMiscell. 256 § 22 . Apronián ind ḟethid 'Apronianus watches over us' Gorm. Feb. 2 , Ériu xii 203 . na prímfáithe ... feithet me ar rith n-uilc ib. § 27 . go bhfeithear ar cheilg mo chlí `may I guard my heart from guile' Dán Dé xxvii 1 . a Mhíchéil ... romḟeith, A. Ó Dálaigh viii 12 . cethri deich bliadna ... ro ḟeith Nuadu nertríge LL 128a27 = do caith BB 46b37 . Cf. as conn ar ecconn feith, Ériu xiii 33.32 = O'Dav. 827 (feth).

II Intrans.

(a) waits; remains, endures (?), esp. in exx. like the follg.: Cormac, ceithri deich ... rofeith LL 129b21 . ocht certbliadna dec ... rofeith Suibne, Rawl. 163b43 ( Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 13 ). Cf. baí Muri- dach and dia éis ... fialglan fethet ri ré cethri mbliadan fic[h]et LL 181b18 ( Arch. ii 48 § 3 ). In chevilles ? a tri cacha faithchi feith behold! (?) SR 403 . Cf. co fathaib feith, O'Mulc. 537 .

(b) with AR, RE, waits for, expects: feich re fagháil an dá sgél wait to hear both stories O'Gr. Cat. 592 .

Vn. fethem; verb. necess. feiti, q.v.

2 fethid

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Forms: -fáith

v i goes, makes one's way (intrans. or with cogn. acc.) : a lethet, atuaid fa des | dia fethet ... o Riphi ... co dithreib na nEtheopda SR 2646 . fethid triasin ṁbuidin amal atrubramar remaind LL 121a21 ( RC iii 179.12 ), referring to: dodechaid C. triasin ṁb. LL 120b51 . Cf. faidid tresin ṁbudin 121a36 . ō Ēgipt fethit a fōit | fo thuaid cosin Capadōic direct their course Rawl. 78a3 (= LL 135b13 , Proc. RIA ii2 234 ). i nAssia Bic fethit ait | Bethain, Frigia. Lid, Galait, Rawl. 78a28 (= LL 135b38 , Proc. RIA ii 2 238 ). Here perhaps the pret. st. -fáith (see Thurn. Hdbch. § 808 ). Cf. feidid.

fethlach

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adj o-ā (fethal ?): Fintan f.¤ fial (: Echdach), Rawl. 84a3 . As subst.: gel a sethna[ch] ... imman f.¤ fithrech mairc, O'Mulc. 595 .

fethmech

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Forms: Feithmech

adj o-ā (fethem) watchful, heedful, wary: fri sráb ndomuin bad ḟ.¤ , Ériu iii 96 § 8 . in laech cid finn, cidh feithmech (: techthech) ZCP vii 299.1 . Flannacan fial feithmech, Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 34 . Adv.: rotfég co f.¤ atten- tively PH 1134 . gabait co feithmech fuireachuir ica sir- decsain, CCath. 5006 . ro fregair co feithmheach fuirechair iat encountered them warily Ériu iii 166.15 . do ghabhsad go feithmheach furachair agá agallaim ML 76.19 . baoísidhe co feithmheach fuireachair i ffoichill a iondsaighthe `wary ... in readiness against any attack' FM vi 1956.21 . a rím co roḟeithmech `to count them right heedfully' Met. Dinds. iii 384.30 . As npr. m.: Feithmech, Mart. Don. Mar. 16 .