finechas

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n o,m. (fine)

(a) the land and possessions held by a `fine'; hereditary territory: nad confil f.¤ for Druimm leas `a family right of inheritance to Druim lias' Thes. ii 239.1 ( Arm. 17a2 ). dolodar Ulaid ... atuaid co tugtha a fineacus fo[r] a tir ... ┐ talmain fodein their hereditary rights of possession in their own land Anecd. i 24.3 (= condatarsat hi finechus, Ériu iii 141.222 ). taigam co Mumain diar f.¤ dīles ZCP viii 312.3 . laighett cheneóil Ḟiachach d'ḟ.¤ `how small the inheritance' FM v 1726.16 . gur t[h]óc cuice mar ferand taebfine ┐ combráthar hé, ┐ gur fág aicc a clainn hé mar finechus, O'Don. 1957 (< Eg. 90, 7a ). innuair tainic in roind finechuis ib. In wider sense, patrimony, possess- ions: a chuid fineachu[i]s féin do bheith aige d'Ibh Eachach, Ériu i 92y . ifrenn tall a bfineachus `their inheritance' BNnÉ 286.16 . do reacadar a bhḟineachas ┐ a máoin `possessions and goods' Acts ii 45 (hence fineachas `a possession ' Kirk = Eg. Gl. 343 ).

(b) transf. kindred, des- cendants: ? cech roi reraig ... cotgab ... | roslín Fergus dia ḟinichas LL 23a15 . romarbad leis mac C. ... cona ḟineochus, Anecd. i 13.22 . nír iadsat ... fa aen duine reme ... frema fodhla finechais mar do iadsat fá'n ardflaith MR 116.4

finedach

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Forms: finea- dhoigh

n o,m. (fine) a family-stock, clan: pl. as iad so finea- dhoigh dudhchusa an Bhaic, .i. O Lachtna, ... Ui Maoil- ruaidh ..., Hy Fiachr. 10 . ... óna Luighnibh ┐ ní ar dhaíri na (ḃ)fineadhach sin ` tribes ' BR 96.16 . A tribe or people: cuirfidh an Tighearna amach na fineadhacha sa, Deut. xi 23 .

fínégra

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n m. (O.F. < Lat. vin[um] acre) vinegar: in finegra, gl. acetum RC ix 242.15 . lestar do fhíneccra PH 2869 . ar fín nó ar fínégra, O'Gr. Cat. 182.23 . domblas ... gusin ffineacta, Fl. Earls 194y . ar ngabháil an ḟínégra Dhiósa, Joh. xix 30 . fineagra fíona, Numb. vi 3 .

? finelach, fenelach

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n form and primary meaning doubt- ful: a half-witted, weak-witted person, one legally irrespon- sible: in caeptha ┐ in finelogh, baeth ┐ gaeth ┐ in fer leth- chuind: ceithre hanmanna sin ar in fer lethchuind, O'C. 982 (< H 3.18, 423a ). finechlog baeth gaeth ... .i. laech baeth indso ┐ bith becc do cheill occai O'C. 1392 ( H 3.18 631b ). cona seghar [cor] ... for dithir for finelaig O'C. 57 ( H 3.18 20b ). ni tui[d]benar fiadnaise fri carait nā mnai nā mac nā mug nā fenelaig (.i. baith no gaith), Bürgsch. p. 19 § 59 (fri bein ná carait ... na finelach v.l.). fenelach .i. ellach ercai, Corm. Y 666 , does not seem to belong to this.

fínélta

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Forms: fínealta

adj fine, exquisite: linédach finélta, Exod. xxviii 5 . fínealta, 1 Chron. iv 21 . atait ceitri peileir fhiched dor fineltai, Celtica ii 139.540 . See also fínáilte.

fínéltas

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n m. fineness, delicacy: an bhean mháoth ... nach luaighfeadh bonn a coisi do bhuain ré talumh lé fínialtas, Deut. xxviii 56 .

fínemain

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Forms: finemna, fíneamhna, fíneamhnacha

n i,f. (<Lat. vindemia, Mid. Ir. formation on the pattern of fenamain, lánamain) IGT, Decl. § 10 .

(a) a vine: is messi in fhírfh.¤ PH 5196 . blatha na fínemna 4242 . braich na flead finemna, Arch. iii 235 § 31 . do itheadar ... searbh-chaora na fíneamhna fiadhánta (= comederunt uvam acerbam Jer. xxxi 29 ) TSh. 3330 . Fig. of persons: dā craoibh āille ḟinemhna LL 394.5 . géag ḟíneamhna, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxix 21 . pl. silais finemna irRóim ... Dio- clitian LL 143b20 . Of wine: ag dáil ḟíneamhna TD 20.59 .

(b) a vineyard: for fínemnu ┐ gurtu arba in tíre LB 127a29 . Usual sense in Bedell, see Exod. xxii 5 . Levit. xxv 4 . pl. fíneamhna, Deut. xxviii 39 . fíneamhnacha, Nehem. ix 25 . slighe na bhfíneamhan, Numb. xxii 24 . Cf. fínime.

fínemnach

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adj o-ā pertaining to a vine: caer finem[n]ach (gl. uva) Ir. Gl. 267 . fuath f.¤ di ōr image of a vine BB 493a49 . i mmaigib finemnacha vine-bearing 496a29 ( IT ii2 101 ).

fingal

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Forms: fi[n]gail

n ā,f. (cf. fine and gal) wounding or slaying a relative; often transld. `fratricide' or `parricide,' but wider in mean- ing: in Ml 39a6 fi[n]gail (a s.) is used of the hypothetical slay- ing of Saul by David; in later texts often of killing a tribes- man or anyone not an enemy (hence freq. associated with `fell') and equivalent to murder as opp. to justifiable homi- cide: a ben, ní den fingail fort I shall not kill thee SR 1539 . f.¤ étrom induthrachtach TBC 4299 ( 2795 Y). (of a wound; glossed .i. cnedh tuc duine dot choirpḟine fortt St). i medon aidche dorone Cáin in chétna fingail, Ériu ii 140.3 . iar marbad a brathar (.i. Abeil) i fhingail PH 6460 . dogena fingail for maccaib do brathar ZCP viii 318.1 . Diarmait Húa M. ... do marbad la Domnall Hua M. tria fingail RC xviii 277.14 (Tig.). robad f.¤ duit-si a marbad xliii 120.10 . beit ... a righi Clair Fodla | nogu ndernat fingail till they take to killing one another (of Saxon invaders) ZCP iii 32.16 . fuil na fingaile, Moling 71 . ag íoc ... fill ┐ fionghaile a sean ┐ a sinnsear, TSh. 5361 . luchd fionghoile murderers Acts (1681) xxi 38 . In: fingal aní dorōnus, Anecd. i 18.19 = LU 4404 (Expulsion of Déssi) f.¤ appears to be used of the crime of incest .

fingalach

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Forms: fingalaig, fingalcha

adj o-ā (fingal) (one) who slays a relative: mac f.¤ , Laws ii 24.2 Comm. As subst.: f.¤ Cu Chulainn ┐ nocha beir ind f.¤ dibad nā corpdíri (alluding to slaying of Conla), Ériu i 126.15 . v s m. a fingalaig ! (to one who has drowned his son) ZCP vii 306.28 . pl. athar-oircnidi .i. fingalcha (gl. parricidalia) Ml 18c15 . pecdaig ┐ fingalaig LU 2175 ( FA 25 ). malairt ... na fingalach YBL 167b51 . Of a suicide: in duine ro ḟerastar cnedh eir fein is f.¤ é, O'C. 1968 (< H 4.22, p. 14 ).

fínime

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Forms: fínim[n]e

n g p. f. (O.Ir. <Lat. vindemia) bacc buana f.¤ a sickle for pruning vines Sg 62b10 , where Ascoli, p. 326 , suggests reading fínim[n]e. See fínemain.