? fíanachta

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Forms: fiansa

adj io-iā pertaining to a fian or the Fiana (possibly a subst. g s f.) : cf. crand fulucht f.¤ , Laws i 206.12 Comm. in dord fiannachta, Acall. 6599 (v.l. fiansa). In both cases fiansa is probably to be read, see fíanas.

fíanachtach

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Forms: Fian- nachtaich, —aig

adj o-ā like a fian-warrior, warlike: fiannachtach .i. fiangnimach, Corm. Y 657 . As npr. m. : gen. Fian- nachtaich, —aig, Rawl. 159b12 ; 129b54 .

fíanaige

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n io,m. a member of a fian ; a soldier: fianaide féig, Met. Dinds. i 24.162 . ní baeghlaidter ... gilla nā fiannaigi, Acall. 5461n . fianaidhe amra LL 379a46 . As adj. v s m. a F.¤ ḟiannaidi, TFerbe 536 .

fíanaigecht

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n ā,f.

(a) service in a `fian' ; a warrior's calling: fiannaighecht dob áil damh d'fogluim, Acall. 879 . na bith a menma rissin fiannaigecht tre bithu 6039 (` Fianship ' SG ii 241 ). sna grádhaibh fá héigean do gach aon do ghabh- áil sul do glacfaidhe i bhFiannaidheacht é, Keat. ii 5188 . in comfad ber a f.¤ as long as I shall be in fianry Acall. 5461 n . Cf. dorala ... imfich debtha imon fianaigecht ┐ im ardmaer- aigecht Eirenn idir Cumull ... ┐ Uirgrenn RC v 197.1 . aire tucsat in cath ... | im fianaidecht na hErenn 198.8 . In coll. sense : Mac L. ... aidlenn gaiscid na fiannaigechta uile, Acall. 6586 .

(b) fían- lore, (telling) stories of the fíana: sgélaigecht ... is fiannaigecht SG 249.23 . trian [den oidhche] chum fiannuigheachta ┐ chum sgealuigheachta ITS i 40.13 . Cf. conid cath T.E. ainm in catha sin isin ḟiannaigecht, Acall. 6526 , and mod. sgéal fiannaidheachta = a romance .

fíanamail

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Forms: Fiannamail, —uil, Fiannamhail, Fianamla, Fiannamlo, Fiannamhail, Fiannamla

adj i pertaining to a `fían,' warlike: slega ... fianamla, Cog. 160.26 . As npr. m. : Fiannamail, —uil, Rawl. 145a49 . 159a45 . Fiannamhail AU 695 . 708 . g s. Fianamla 735 , 890 . Fiannamlo 740 . Fiannamhail 838 . Fiannamla, Rawl. 128b34 . 150b46 . Cf. the compds. fianamailechar, ¤charad, ¤charadard, ¤charadardae given as exx. of polysyllables, by Corm. Y 447 , fianamailecharadhartai [sic], Auraic. 4523 (cf. 1435 , and ZCP xvii 277 ), which are on a par with Dante's onorificabilitudinitate, De Vulg. Eloq. ii 7 .

fíanas

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Forms: fiannsa, fiansa

n u,m. the profession of a roving hunter and warrior ; military service in a `fían' ; warfare as a calling (esp. of roving, or irregular warfare) : ba leo fianus fer Fail fri laim cach rig military service RC v 198.15 . sóifid fiannas i cella `championship will turn to [monks'] cells' xxvi 40 § 213 . cet[h]arda fobera fiannas do duine .i. doimairg cricha, ... etirdiben soegol, etc. ZCP iii 453.12 . cach i [sic leg.] fiannas (sign of end of world) viii 196 § 16 . doluid Creidne ... for fiannas do ḟogail a hathar, Rawl. 143a31 . g s. fri fiannsa feba, Arch. iii 298 § 67 . ar fiansa feib, Ériu ix 146 § 9 . diar cechaing fri fiansa fecht `on soldier-service' Met. Dinds. iv 326.5 . rofích F. fichit catha ... la fiansa feirt LL 23a11 . lúth fiansa TBC 5740 . i n-urd fiansae, Ériu viii 173.1 . dord fiansa, Acall. 761 , 881 (see dord). asnad fianso ZCP xiii 262.11 (defined Corm. Y 562 : ba hesnad ainm in chiuil dignitis na fianae uman bfulacht fiansae). pl. (in concrete sense) Nuadu ... forfich fiansa who conquered warrior-bands Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 40 § 13 = Rawl. 115a44 .

fíanda

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Forms: fiandu, Fiana

adj io-iā pertaining to a `fían,' warlike: luud fianna TBC² 3423 = lúth fiansa TBC 5740 . fuacrais, ba fíanna in fás ... in mbés announced, it was a warlike decree [?] the levy [i.e. the Bóroma] ZCP xi 109 § 14 . v p m. a fiandu truagu! IT ii 183.252 ( YBL 117a44 , prob. for fianna, as in BDD 141 Y). As npr. m. Fiana mac Feicine, Caithr. CC § 45 . espoc Fiannai, Lism L. 2193 .

fíanlach, fiallach

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Forms: fíanláech, fiallach, fiallaig, fianlaighi, fíanláech

n o, s, m. (fian + sluag, Ped. ii 14 ). Also fíanláech (cf. óclach, —lách, —láech). n s. in fiallach n-isin BDD 56 Eg. d s. fiallaig TBC 4007 . n p. fianlaighi AU 817 .

(a) a fian-band ; a band or troop of warriors: (1 ) fiallach .i. fian laoch no foireann laoch, O'Cl. in fíanlach aile the other champions LU 9169 ( FB 90 ). bá inmain in fianlag BDD 56 . ba he fiallach seng subach (sic leg.), Fianaig. 10 § 11 . toghal innsi L. for fianlach mār di maccaib bāis Luigne AU 846 = FM i 474.1 . da innisin dún tuarascbail ... a curad ... ┐ a fíallach feraind TBC 5148 . leth fiallaig half a troop RC xiii 454.16 . f.¤ na toghla the attacking party Leb. Gab. i 82 .

(b) later used in wider sense of a number or set of persons connected in some way or merely present together, commonly with pl. vb. : fíallach bátár úallchu .i. secht maic Ailella BDD 42 . eocho in ḟiallaig sin (of four people) TBC 683 . co doruachtatar in fiallach aile cucai (= all the others), Thes. ii 328.44 = IT i 39 . don ḟialluch bite for a lar to those within Marco P. 49 . curpu ind fienlaig marbt[h]a of the slain CCath. 3585 . nuall an ḟiallaigh imneadhaigh (sinners on Judgment day), Ir. Monthly 1927, 263 . cid forbann le fiallach though some deem it excessive MR 240.15 . in fiallach fil oc gabail ime `the party who were suing him' Laws ii 256.19 Comm. crech fiallach [leg. —aig ?] bescna `plundered from people ... who have a `bescna' compact' iii 368.9 Comm . (cf. f. cāna O'Dav. 1002 ). Oft. with qualifying gen. (like aes, lucht) : fiallach comair ... no fiallach an umaloiti `a co-ploughing, ... a good-will party ; Laws v 138.7 . fiallach ícci ┐ legis physicians TBC 3587 . f. foraire Watchmen 5091 . fiallach cíuil ┐ airfitid minstrels LL 109b11 . is o cheol atá nemhte[n]chus don fiallach air- fitid, O'Mulc. 830d . cusin bhfialluch ngaiscid bui 'na mbroinn `with the armed men therein' Marco P. 114 . (2 ) inmain fianloech formnai gil YBL 127b47 ( W.S. Festschr. 5 ) (alliteration not regular in this poem, but seems intended here). Cf. fianlaech mór LL 333a47 (= f. mora ZCP viii 319.1 . Rawl. 142b19 ). Probably fían láech LU 6136 should be read fíanláech, with TBC² 1649 .

fíanláech

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x see prec. (b)

fíantach

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adj o-ā : mōr ndelb ... in cach ṅ-aird fo brón f.¤, | gol mairg ocus mórhiachtad SR 915 (descr. of the infernal regions).

fíar

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Forms: fíar, fíargha, fiarlann, [ḟ]iairthesgaid

adj o-ā crooked, bent, curving: luirgni fiara fochama BB 265a63 ( SG 328 ). do thulaib a lurgan bfiar foc[h]amm FB 37 Eg. fannchosa fiara, TSh. 2559 . treabh ... na ccorn ffiar of curved drinking-horns Arch. iii 305 § 2 . a Phádruig na mbachal fiar, Oss. vi 130.21 . sreabh f.¤ winding TD 10.33 . na bfedh bfiar `the bending (i.e. produce-laden) woods' O'Gr. Cat. 408.15 ( TD 9.42 ). cf. mas f.¤ as ḟerr an ḟidhbadh IGT, Decl. ex. 546 . Toirdhealbhach dá bhf.¤ fiodh (vb. ?) TD 7.46 . clár f.¤ `winding' (of a plain ; undulat- ing ?) ITS v 40.14 . Of hair, curling, wavy: folt ... fáinneach f.¤ , Ériu v 64.3 . ar bharr na bhfáinneadh bhfíar IGT, Decl. ex. 126 . dod' bharr chruinnfhiar, Studies 1924, 243 . Compar. an ór-fhuilt is féire fíghe of most curly web Keat. Poems 96 . As subst. : dírghe i ndiaidh, fíar [sic leg.] i bhfedhuibh, Cl. AB 89.71 . i n-agid a f.¤ ┐ a fadb their bends and knots (of branches) TBC 1409 . Adv. f.¤ is tarnsna (= tarsna) théid ma long from side to side O'Gr. Cat. 336.8 . mera na lam imon sroin. co f.¤ athwart Auraic. 5788 . Fig. fír in foras is ni f.¤ false Ériu x 79 § 34 . : Of a treacherous steed (metaph. of the body): each as ḟainne is as ḟéire, Aithd. D. 91.3 . ? iarna guin co f.¤ i fat `after he was foully slain' Met. Dinds. iii 228.47 . gan f.¤ gan fuasnadh, Keat. Poems 1409 . Compds. With subst. : ¤ga a curved spear: fíargha IGT, Introd. § 83 . ¤lann a curved blade: rofoibred na fiarlanna, Ériu viii 44.17 . g p. fiarlann 48.10 . Fianaig. 90.15 . ¤lúbgail, na bratacha for f. flags undulating (in the breeze) CCath. 5435 . ¤slat : drem nachat fiarshlata `crooked saplings' i.e. degenerate scions SG 353.14 . ¤slicht cross-track: d'fíair- shliocht gacha hiomuire RC xi 25.35 . ¤tharraing : féith- sined a bhḟéith aga bhfiartharraig contorting MR 256.20 . ¤tharsna thwartwise, diagonal: treated as subst. in phr. dar f. (with gen.) athwart, across: dar fíartharsna in dúnaid TBC² 1788 . TBC 2449 . 1927 . RC xiv 424.12 . As advb. : telgis uada é ... fiartarsna in longphuirt TBC 2251 . tig assaidhe f. na ccríoch FM v 1734.17 . gabhais seacha f. Maighe hA., Hugh Roe 84.21 (f. 22b) . Absol. ro impo f. ` obliquely ' Cog. 194.25 . co ngabtais co forscailti fiartarstna ... for cach leth (of bars on the outside of a shield), CCath. 5322 . As attrib. : fá fíartharrsna na ferchrēchta tucatar ar corpaib a chéle ` intersecting ' Fianaig. 94.5 . crechta ... fiartarsna mora tairis ` transverse ' CCath. 4191 . ¤tharst- nan cross-piece, thwart (?) : fiartarstnana ōrda ┐ airg[d]idhe (of bars fixed vertically along a belt), CCath. 5232 . With adj. : ¤chamm bent and crooked: dā coiss ... fiarcamma, CCath. 4033 . ¤chas bent and twisted: (of a person) atāim ... feosach fíarchas bent, contorted Keat. Poems 514 . ¤chlan- nach curling and abundant (?) : folt f. ZCP i 127.24 . With vb. : ¤thescaid cuts across, transversely: pret. pass. pl. ro [ḟ]iairthesgaid na fulta, Ériu viii 48.9 . With part. : ¤gerrtha : foirbhfir fiairghearrtha mangled TSh. 6612 . ¤letarthe mangled: na firu ... fiarletarthi TTebe 1907 . Cf. fíarletartadh na fíarlann ar formnaib na feróglach ` transverse smiting ' Fianaig. 90.15 .