fínné

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n m. (? < fír nDé, Celtica iii 169 , but see Éigse xviii 107-9 ) witness, testimony: is náir an f.¤ shameful the testi- mony PBocht 9.4 . cóig croidhe ar a bhfuil f.¤ (: Dé), A. Ó Dalaigh xxiv 1 . ar chách mar chuirthear fínné PBocht 25.37 . ag seo finné Dinis Í A., ┐ Eóin i Ch. air údhacht Uilliam ... í Ch. ML App. 184 . dá bhféaghthaoi ar bhfínné if the testimony about us were considered PBocht 23.1 . g s. ag déunamh f.¤ dona Híuduidhibh, Acts xviii 5 . Hence pro- bably finné, fiaghnuise, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 347 ). do ni dfinne go bfuil ... bears witness that it is ... Rule of T. p. vi . i ló in fhinné Doomsday O'Gr. Cat. 486.1 . tráth an fhínné, Dán Dé v 48 . Cf. mar fínéidhthear `as witnesses testify' Ó Bruad. iii 18 .

finnell

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Forms: finneall

n (variant of finnén ?) a shield: f.¤ .i. sgiath, O'Cl. finneall, Met. Gl. Ff. 37 (one of the terms for shield).

finnemail

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adj (1 finn ?) whitish, white (?): de sgoraidibh finn- eamhla ITS i 8.12 .

? finnén

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n (dim. of finn `little white one,' from practice of whitening shields ?) a shield (poetic word): finnen find-din (sic leg.) ar is dín do loech, O'Mulc. 539 . finnén .i. sgiath, O'Cl.; ib. s.v. feilios. finden co mbil óir LL 261b8 ( IT i 81 ). pl. findne gela LL 276a5 . faébra fri fáebra ┐ finne fri finne LU 9618 = findne LL 276b51 ( ZCP iii 208.15 ). ? mo thri findne, Corm. Y 397 = finnde (finndni v.l.) 1052 (`my three cows' O'Don., Corm. Tr. 37 ).

finnfad

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Forms: findfod, fionnadh

n o,m. (cf. finna) hair (coll., gen. of hair on body), fur: findfod, Corm. Y 242 . iss ed ba hetach do f.¤ a chuirp fodessin LU 1853 ( RC x 50 ). f.¤ a malath their eyebrows Laws iii 354.8 . do tuitim findfaid in fabra eyelashes O'Gr. Cat. 190.25 . do thoirmisc fáis an findfaidh of (superfluous). hairs 178.30 . iar fhendadh ... a fhindfaid dia chind PH 6578 . is nach ffuil trem chenn | acht fionnfadh gerr glas, Duan. Ḟ. i 80.27 . finnfadh a chinn ┐ a ulchan ... ┐ a chuirp archena, Fl. Earls 230.27 . ar bhfuilt nó ar bhfionnfadh do tharraing to tear our hair TSh. 5854 . olann na caorach ... amail ḟinnfadh na rob archena fur Laws iii 376y . étach dognither do fhindfad gabar PH 454 . findfadh caitt BB 250b23 . Cóir Anm. 241 . Of a bird's down RC v 199 § 6 . fionnadh, Gen. xxvii 11 ; Exod. xxv 4 ; Levit. xiii 4 , is possibly due to confusion with fionna, see finna.

finnfadach

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Forms: finnfach

adj o-ā (finnfad) hairy, shaggy: is finnfadach a lama som (of Esau) LB 113b48 . gurab cneas clumhach fionnfadhach do bhí ag Esau, Eochairsgiath 60.27 . dā coiss ... finnfadacha, CCath. 4033 . Of a woman ZCP viii 112.28 . finnfach gl. [h]irsutus O'Gr. Cat. 238.30 . Transf.: cóilís ḟionnfadhach curly cabbage Corp. Astron. 54.4 . duine fionnadhmhach, 2 Kings i 8 (hence fionnamhach ` hairy ' Kirk = Eg. Gl. 302 ).

finnfaídech

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x see faídech.

? finnisse

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adj (? 1 finn) white-backed (?): c. ndam finnissi, CIH iii 885.36 , EIF 32 .

finnitnech

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adj (variant of finditech ?) inquiring, keen, acute (?): fochmorc foruis .i. ata fiss finnitnech acum LL 187a14 (= foridnech RC xxvi 20 n. 7 . foirithn— YBL 244b37 ). senoir fireolach finnitneach, TTebe 1190 . Cf. finditech.

finnochtad

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n m. discovering, making known: a fhoillsiughadh ┐ a fhionnochtadh, Eochairsgiath 106.40 . ar na ḟionnoch- tadh sin dó when that was made known to him Keat. ii 3275 . A contamination of finnachtain and nochtad `making bare'?

finnta

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(late vb. necess. of -finn—, -fitir): IGT III § 20 .