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 ).

2 finnaid

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x see fennaid.

3 finnaid

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x see ro-finnadar.

finnalt

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(? 1 finn + 1 alt (c), ZCP xxxix 8 )

ind : relat ... | iar finnalta fri sid sloig | inganta móir mo rig réil SR 7831 ; 'in bright measures for the peace of the people, the great wonders of my illustrious King' ZCP xxxix 8 . fri timarcain cáich fo recht | iar finnaltaib fath firchert 7098 ; 'to compel all under the Law according to the blessed utterances of true prophets' ZCP xxxix 8 .

? finnche

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n name of a plant: duibithir ... caera finchi ZCP ix 167.25 (= caire findchi H 3. 18 p. 10 ). finnche ond ni is fenecu[lu]m i.e. rota [ = ruta ?] nigra ut dicitur: is duibidir findchi, O'Mulc. 540 .

? finnchor

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ind fearrdhacht fionnchoir .i. neart eolais, O'Cl. A compd. of 1 find ? (possibly = ḟionnchóir).

1 finne

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Forms: ḟinde

n ,f. (1 finn) fairness (of hue, complexion), brightness: finne ... solus imchisin, O'Mulc. 538 . inmain foltán co finde LB 275a30 ( SG 58z ). inmhuin aghaidh gu bfinne, Ériu xi 205.12 . fín co f.¤ ` sparkling wine ' Met. Dinds. i 30.42 . do shiol na riogh go ffinne BNnÉ 140.38 . g s. ben co n-áibe ḟinde , Met. Dinds. iii 94.9 .

? 2 finne

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n attendance (?): f ¤.i. friothaileamh, a ghile nocha dhlighe luach finne .i. luach friothailmhe, O'Cl. Very doubtful.