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 .

fíaraid

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v bends, twists: (intrans.) go bhfeacann ┐ go bhfiarann toil an pheacthaigh ó bheith coimhshínte ré riaghail an réasúin, TSh. 3018 . (trans.) go dtarla rinn na sleighe i gcloich gur fiaradh í, Keat. ii 4384 . Cf. dá bhfiar fiodh TD 7.46 .

? fíaránach

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adj o-ā angry, irritated, petulant: dar ḟágoibh go fiarránach | Conn Céadchathach in a huff Duan. Finn i 90.20 . Cf. fiarán `anger, acute discontent' Dinneen : f.¤ cailleach `the ravings of old women' O'Bruad. iii 184 .

fíarfaigid

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Forms: fíarfaighidh, fíafroighidh

n f. asking, enquiring: fíarfaighidh, fíafroighidh IGT, Decl. § 150 . gan sgéala d'ḟiarfaighidh d'ḟior TD 17.66 . cia bhus rí ... | ní nách iongnadh d'fiarfuighidh 21.25 . mór ní is éigin d'fiarfoighidh | díot 28.1 . See fíafraigid, íarfaigid.

fíarfaigthech

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adj o-ā

(a) given to or apt at questioning: cen beth co fregartach, fiarfaidhech (forbidden to a brehon) O'Don. 925 (< H 3.17 c. 657 . Ir. Texts iv 27.1 ).

(b) an interrogative (?) : `cidh' a Latin ┐ `cid' afi arfaithuch Scoiticdi, O'Don. 13 ( H 3.17, 13 ).

fíarlaít

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subst. usually in advbl. phr. ar (dar) f.¤ (with gen.) athwart, across, throughout: cingis dar f.¤ na faichthi LB 215b50 = Aisl. MC 43.17 . ar fiarlaít na conaire athwart the path Moling 15 . ar fed ┐ ar fiarlaid crichi Saxan through the length and breadth of RC x 188.7 (sic leg. ZCP vi 24.29 ). for f.¤ in betha throughout the world Marco P. 178 . ar fiarlaeid na huamhu RC xi 130.20 . trí mailghe ... ar fiarlaoidh [sic] gacha dreiche across each face ML 120.2 (= ar fiarlaíd gacha haighthi ML² 1587 ). Without prep. : condfacatar dá ridire dec ... a ndocum ... fiarlaeit na foraisi ZCP iv 383.17 . rogab ic imdecht na haidhchi fiarlaeid na faraisi D iv 2, 67 [57]r a 31 . ro lenait leosom ... f.¤ in maigi, Cog. 76.12 . (Absol. ) ar fán ┐ ar fiarlaoid astray TSh. 2523 . roboi Sir L. ... ic imdhecht fiarlaeid D iv 2, 67[57]ra18 .

fíarránach

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x see fíaránach.

fíartharsna

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x see fíar (compds.).

fíarut

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(< fíar, cf. forut), in advbl. phr. ar (dar) f.¤ across, athwart ; throughout: dar fiarut na faigthi across Aisl. MC 13.25 . for f.¤ na hAssia throughout PH 199 . gabais E. cuing in chatha [fair] ar fiarud na Midi tar Sinaind, Ériu ii 180.16 . Without prep. : co tartsat fair a chroicend do iumochar f.¤ na cathrach PH 2149 . da druidsed na hethaidi ... | taeb re taeb 'na rithremend f.¤ Erend ZCP v 22.21 .

? fias

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adj (B. na f.) black: f.¤ (.i. dub) KZ xxxiii 82 , 85 = BB 378b13 .

fíata

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adj io-iā (cf. 2 fíad) wild, untamed: mucca fíata, Met. Dinds. iii 384.38 . croicne na n-anmann ff.¤ , BNnÉ 134.87 . gabhair fhíadhta, Job xxxix 1 . na hassail ḟíadhta, Ps. civ 11 . Of persons (= féta ?) : cf. ni hiongnadh liom tu bheith fiata `stuck up' (of a rejected lover), O'Gr. Cat. 607.26 (mod.). táin ḟíadhta ` valiant ' O'Bruad. iii 224 .