2 finn

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n milk (?): fionn no finn .i. lachd, miach ... la muic finn .i. re muic lachdmhair, O'Cl.; for quotation see Met. Dinds. ii 42 `with a white pig.' To this word Stokes refers the compd. finnairge `milch-herd' Acall. p. 403a (see 1 finn, compds.), but O'Clery's gloss is perhaps doubt- ful.

3 finn

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n o,m. a web or film in the eye; cataract (?): glanaidh f.¤ ┐ brat na súl, O'Gr. Cat. 229.13 . a n-aghaidh finn na súl, pudar piobuis [sic] ┐ sugh dedgha do chur fon suil ┐ sgaoilidh an fionn, 23 K 42, 396.4 . Prob. a special appli- cation of 1 finn.

? 4 finn

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n m. a Gael, an Irishman (in B. na f.): fionn `an Irishman' O'R. ar neascoid (.i. seanchus) ni bhfionn (.i. na Gaoidhiol) [sic] a chail ZCP iii 378.7 = ar nescoit (.i. ar tṡenchus na nGaoidhel) ní bin a ca[i]l v 483.9 .

5 finn

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adj small (?): fionn .i. beag. atchíu fear fionn .i. fear beag, O'Cl.: the quotation is from TBC 255 (= LU 4546 ) and refers to Cú Chulainn (descr. as: fer bec brádub `a little blackbrowed man' MU² 539 ). See 1 finn (c). Cf. sídbrug ... go rígraid móir go bfinnferaib `with men minute' SG 249.14 . fir finna ib. 30 .

6 finn

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n hair: see finna.

finn—

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vb.: see ro-fitir.

finna

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Forms: find, find, finnu, finnae, finna, finda, fonnaib

n io,m. also find, o,m. , earlier neut. n s. find ngairit, Corm. Y 242 (= f.¤ gairit, Thr. Ir. Gl. 10.1 ). grend .i. gruaid- finn .i. find ngruaide Corm. Y 728 . d s. finnu BDD 38 . LU 4881 . g p. inna finnae Ml 72b16 . A hair (of men or animals): gl. pilus Ml 72b16 . cach finna ásas triána chend BDD 109 . nothescbad finna fri gaīth LU 9192 ( FB 91 ). no dedhlaistis finda for usciu BDD (Y) 128 (finnae U). 137 (finna YU). dia taraill a lám ... finna a brothirni inn étaig SR 7644 . cach finda ... dot fhult, Aisl. MC 95.21 . g s. i mbun cacha finna LU 8398 ( FB 27 ). doim ... gu cluim foda, teora boss a bhfot gacha finna dhibh, Marco P. 42 . caille aen-finna `a veil of one thread' Laws v 382.21 Comm. pl. ulcha imlebur ┐ uathad finda liath inne a few grey hairs PH 1968 . do finnaib gabur of goat's hair Hy iv 11 Comm. Coll. hair; fur, fleece: gaimen .i. gaim-finn, is sia a find-side quod [h]ieme occiditur , Corm. Y 242 . moethgilla ... doná ro ás finna nó ulcha, TTr.² 1528 . finna gaisitech forru bristly hair Marco P. 89 . luch ... is sí dergg cona find `a mouse ... red- raw, with its hair on' RC xiii 446.6 . nach bentar a ffionna dibh that they are not shorn (of sheep) BNnÉ 57 § 66 . cia beith do lēithi a ḟinnai however grey his hair may be ZCP iii 34.20 . In ZCP x 347 § 21 : om mullach gom finnuib, leg. fonnaib?

Compds. ¤líath grey-haired: fer farsaid findlíath LL 267b30 ( MU² 746 ). óclach findliath, Acall. 3487 . folt findlieth TBC 5476 St. ¤lúasgach: fionnluasgach lí súla i mbí ina condull, Ériu xiii 40.27 ( O'Dav. 1199 ) may belong to this (cited under compds of 1 finn, above). Such compds. as finn-bude, ¤chas, etc. are prob. to be referred to 1 finn, though doubtless often understood of finn `hair.' ¤líath also probably belongs to 1 finn, Fled Bricrenn ocus Loinges Mac nDuíl Dermait 81 .

finnach

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adj o-ā (finna) hairy, shaggy: gemen findach, Aisl. MC 95.27 . is finnach in membrum ZCP viii 176.3 . tri bruitt ḟinnig LL 266b13 ( MU² 606 ). Transf. overgrown with grass or scrub: findach denda flatha fian, Corm. Y 723 . Cf. sinnihc, gl. setosi Philarg., Ecl. vii 29 , Thes. ii 362 where edd. amend `finnich'.

finnachtain

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Forms: findachtain, finnachtana, fiondachtain

n i,f. (late vn. of -finn—, -fitir) findachtain, gen. finnachtana IGT III § 20 . finding out, discovering: air na ḟionnachtain sin do Chonchubhar, Death-tales 22.26 . Eochairsgiath 22.13 . Making known: go bhféadaid ... a n-amfhorrán féin d'fhionnachtain, TSh. 6101 . is é budh mhían dí ... gan neach d'fhionnachtain a huaisle PBocht 4.21 . Proving, testing: d'ḟionnochtain fian Tolcha i dtroid TD 29.13 . d'fiondachtain ... ar gcreidimh, Carswell 112 . fiondachtain IGT, Decl. § 148 .

finnad

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Forms: fionnta

n u,m. (cf. prec.) finding out; discovering: g s. lá fionnta fóghnaimh of testing service ML 108.6 ( ML² 56 n .).

1 finnaid

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Forms: finnais

v (1 finn)

(a) makes white: ra ḟind turned it white Met. Dinds. iii 378 . is tú do dhonn í is do fhionn, Dán Dé xxix 15 . rod dearg a Aedh is rod ḟinn IGT III ex. 718 .

(b) becomes white: pret. sg. 3 finnais LU 1736 ( RC ix 480 ).