Cite this: eDIL s.v. findigecht or

n ā,f. espionage, inquisition: ni dú damsa fethium no f.¤ forru LB 138a47 ( Hog. Nenn. 66 ). in ḟindidecht ┐ in dígal dobertís for popul na nIúdaide LB 157a17 . Cf. finidheacht care, vigilance, ... wisdom, discre- tion, vid. Christopher, in Cormac, where finideach & fini- deacht are determined, P.O'C. (the reference here is unin- telligible ; to some MS. of Cormac's Glossary ?). See next.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. finditech or

adj o-ā desirous of finding out ; inquiring, searching: ro ḟegsat co feithmech f.¤ LB 234b42 . rosfeich co findithech hé 221a50 . Cf. finidhidheach `watchful, wary ... wise, sage, prudent ...,' P.O'C. , and see finnitnech, and prec.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findnech or

adj o-ā hairy, having much hair (see finna) (?) : fāidh f.¤ (of a seer), Anecd. i 52 § 16 ; of a woman 68 § 161 ( ZCP xi 150 , 158 ).

? findorud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? findorud or

ind ro teigmis ar findorudh fis ┐ forceduil re Sgathaigh ZCP x 305 31 . Apparently corrupt. Cf. TBC 3540 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findracht or

n (` = find-ṡracht,' Asc. 327 ) chitterlings, tripe: gl. lactis (sing. of lactes) Sg 94b1 . Cf. next.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findrop or

Forms: findroip

n o,m. the small intestine (according to Meyer ZCP xiii 192 ) : g s. Muircheartach ... bis oc inghaire na mbo | isé int indraic náchas imloit | tabar sgeanach findroip do YBL 324b47 (MacLiac's first rann) = tabair sgeanach find- raip dó FM ii 786.2 . Cf. prec.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findruine or

n (findbruine, Ériu xi 170 ) electrum or electron; a by-product from the smelting of gold and silver (?) See ZCP xxix 100-1 and cf. Ériu xxxii 156 . In value it is ranked below gold (ór, dergór) and above bronze (créduma): na fil eter créduma ┐ fíndruini atá eter Loegaire ┐ Conall Cernach. a fil dano ... eter findruini ┐ dergór ata eter Conall Cernach ┐ Coin Culaind LU 8779 ( FB 58 ). is findruine fri fīrōr ZCP vi 267 § 12 . Cf. miach óir ┐ miach finddruine ┐ miach credumai, Fianaig. 6.18 , corresp. to m. óir ┐ m. airgid ┐ m. crédumai ib. 6z . ataig C. lais ina fúair d'or ┐ d'argut ┐ d'indruini, TFerbe 746 . immdernad iarom [in tiag] di ór ┐ findruine, `[the wallet] was then adorned with gold and white bronze', Trip. 74.24 . uinge óir nó airgid no fhiondruine isin chios riogh gach bliadhna, Fomor. and Norse. 3.23 , Cf. ungi d'argut findruni, Cog. 50.11 (no d'fionndruine v.l.). cúach findruini LU 8800 ( FB 60 ). sciath ... co mbil findruini LU 3829 ( SC 37 ). gipne findruine for a étan LU 9275 . scíath ... ro breccad do semmannaib findruini 7331 ( BDD 97 ). dubscíath co calath- búali findruni fair LU 6297 . tech foa ochtaig findruine, B. in Scáil, 6 . tolc finnruine `a bed of white bronze' Cóir Anm. 70 (p. 318) = toilc findruine, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 76 (where f.¤ is rendered `German silver'). da maelasa findruine RC xxiv 200.3 . crot ... ┐ iris findruine eisti `a harp with a strap of bronze' Cáin Ad. 6 . fidchell ..., leth a foirne d'ór buide | a lleith aile d'[ḟ]indruine LU 1106 ( ACC 115 ). claideb corthaire do fíndruine LU 4520 . delg nduillech d'find- ruine TBC² 3171 . delgi duillecha do ḟindruiniu TBC 4359 . findruine díre in cheneuilsin ina n-eneclann LL 312b32 (in the corresp. passage LL 383b28 , Rawl. 119b36 have bān- (h)uma). a chois-ēidedh do chaol-fhinnruine ML² 1474 .

As npr. f. Acall. 5551 .

Cf. finn-uma, s.v. 1 finn, Compds.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findruinigthe or

Forms: finndruinighthi

adj (findruine) inlaid or decorated with `find- ruine': da saighetbolgaib finndruinighthi , CCath. 5549 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. findtan or

ind (1 finn) mountain grass (?) Peritia xi 170 : cur rolas ind oician...amail f.¤ ard-tsleibi i mmeodhon Marta, D iv 2, 75va42 .

1 fine

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fine or

Forms: fini, fine, finiu, fine, fine, —da, f., f., fine, finigheacha, fine, fin-

n ,f. ( Mélanges ... à H. Pedersen 1937 p. 104 ). a s. fini Wb 28a4 . (g s. fine, Thes. ii 295.13 may belong to fíne). Later also io,m. a p. finiu, Rawl. 124b48 . fine (m. and f., pl. fine, —da) IGT, Decl. § 1 .

(a) a group of persons of the same family or kindred ; as techn. term a group of male persons of common descent, the members of which were legally responsible for each other and had certain reciprocal obliga- tions; the f.¤ embraced four divisions, the gelfine (family proper, including 3 generations), derbfine, iarfine and indfine (including 4, 5 and 6 generations resp.), each group extend- ing to a remoter degree of kinship and the measure of common legal responsibility being proportionately dimi- nished; the f.¤ had a recognized living head, entitled var- iously áige fine, conn f.¤ , art f.¤ ( Mélanges ... à Ped. 302 ) or cenn f.¤ Other `fine'-relations of a more or less tem- porary nature might be formed for special reasons. See Laws iv 282ff . and Gloss.; Thurn., Cōic Conara Fugill 44 . RC vii 15 , 22 ; xxv 4 ff ., 181 ff .; MacNeill, Celtic Ireland 56 ff ., 171 ff . nech orcas a fini (gl. homicidis) Wb 28a4 . tu ṁ'aiccme, tu ṁ'ḟine thou art my clan and my kin TBC 3470 = TBC² 2659 . as iad so fineadha na Breudcha .i. O Tóghdha ... ┐ Ua Glaimín ..., Hy Fiachr. 10 (cf. finedach). dedlaid fri fine, Laws iv 286.2 . on med addaimther i fini inasmuch as it is acknowledged as of the family ib. 3 . f.¤ tacair an adopted family; kindred by adoption Ir. Recht p. 7 , 62 . See 2 tacair. cach f.¤ iar comarbus, Arch. iii 228.2 . flaithius ríg nimhe | as ferr iná gach f.¤ , Acall. 1855 . Mathias ... do fhine Iobab (= ex filiis J. 1 Maccab. ii 1 ) PH 6535 . flaith cacha fini SR 2726 (of God, cf. Ephes. iii 15 ). Used loosely of persons con- nected by some tie: ní mó iná f.¤ naenbair don Ḟéin rosoi- chedh ..., Acall. 564 . conach raibe f.¤ nonbuir dib ga[n] a ndaethin d'ór 2197 .

(b) in wider sense, progeny, des- cendants, a clan, tribe, race: fini Gaedil LL 4a20 . ar ḟini Iafeth BB 8a5 . ollam f.¤ Néill the poet of the race of Niall TD 25.11 . fini Gall the settlers (`foreign tribes') 16.57 . f.¤ cuindgheda IT iii 91 § 128 (`ein begehrliches Geschlecht' Bruchst. i § 36 ). ceitheora fine Theamhrach BR 32.10 . cethre fine Temrach MR 9 (see n .). for finib fodhaltaibh in domain, CCath. 50 . fineadhadha na Breifne FM vi 1886.14 . na fineadhacha-sa uile nations Deut. xi 23 . finigheacha, Maguires of F. § 4 . Transf. of territory occupied by a tribe: hui F. eter Liphi ┐ finiu Cualann, Rawl. 124b48 . F.¤ Gall, in North Co. Dublin, Onom. rogab foss ic finib Flaind, Met. Dinds. ii 58 . bráthair f.¤ one belonging to the same `fine': na braithre f.¤ sin baoi ag Coin cC. (of Cú Chulaind's friends among the `Sídhe') ZCP x 294.33 . sét f.¤ a treasure belonging to a family or race, an heirloom: corbo sed f.¤ do in claideb IT iii 201.5 . gur' sét f.¤ do righraidh S. in cloch sin, Marco P. 169 . a sheotu f.¤ 82 . seóidi ḟini na hairdrīghe, Ériu viii 135.7 . An abbreviated form fin- enters into many compds., including proper names, see below and Meyer Wortk. § 213 .

Cf. bronn—, corp—, derb—, gel—, iar— and ind-fine.

Compd. finebretha kin-judgements CIH ii 388.18 , GEIL 270 . fine-guth family voice , fine-chruth family appearance , fine-bés family behaviour Éigse xv 320 , GEIL 103: co'rrucad a mmac i fini-chruth ino i fine-guth no i fini-tés (sic) 'until her son had assumed the form, voice or habit of the sept' PMLA lvi 941 . mad mac cunntabartach … is anad fris, no co tuca fine-guth ┐ fine-cruth ┐ fine-bes Laws v 454.16 Comm . fine-rath tribal stock: fineraith [leg. —rath] [.i.] doberar isin ḟini tall, SM Facs. 5b1 .

? 2 fine

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? 2 fine or

ind fíne, feccad, Stowe Gl. 361 , where Stokes emends peccad. comparing ar fine (.i. ar pectha) Hy vi 7 (but see note, Thes. ii 351 ).