2 fír

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adj heavy (with milk), milch. Explained by glossators as 'white' and 'milk', Ériu xli 123-25: teora ferba fira, Laws i 64.1 ; glossed: fira .i. finda .i. teora bai iar fir ib. 15 ; .i. teora ba blechta .i. ba fir a mbeith co suth 18 . teora ferbba fira .i. teora bae blechta, ar ita fír bliucht bó; biid dono fir finn ut dicitur teora ferbba fira .i. teora bae finna for there is f.¤ (meaning) `cow's milk'; there is moreover, f.¤ `white' RC xx 250.7 . fir .i. find, Corm. Y. 585 . teora ferbba fira (.i. finna) 584 .

3 fír

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n milk: see prec.

fíra

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x see fír and fíre.

fírad

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n u,m. (vn. of fíraid)

(a) realizing, fulfilling: hi f.¤ ne[i]ch dorairngert Wb 30b2 . ima ḟíradh ┐ ima comalladh ZCP viii 550.28 .

(b) confirming, corroborating: atá Pól ag fíoradh aneithe céadna, TSh. 5865 .

Cf. fria biathadh fri fioradh sáor snaidhte, Ériu xiii 34.7 .

fíraid

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Forms: fírfidir, rofírtha, fírtait

v ā (1 fír) makes true , hence

(a) realizes, fulfils: adgellat nad fírat they make promises they do not keep Tec. Corm. § 16.89 . cia ... firfhus cennuch friumsa anocht ? RC xiii 30. 25 = FB 97 (ITS ii. ZCP iv 177 ). Cf. atá cennach limsa for se ┐ céb é uabsi comallas frimsa hé, etc. LU 9014 ( FB 76 ). ni rofír a dail `he did not keep his tryst' Dinds. 5 . pass. fírfidir a n-asrubart in fáith Wb 13d23 . guigfitir dāla fer ┐ fírfaitir briathra ban TBC 560 . rofírad ind ḟáitsine Hy ii 22 : dorairngert Dia, rofírtha (pl.) hi Crist Wb 14c32 . ro fírtha tra uli a n-imrati doib LU 9640 ( ZCP iii 210 ). log nad ro firthar, O'C. 1274 ( H 3.18, 517 ) probably belongs to feraid, q.v.

(b) confirms, proves: fégaid ┐ fíraid, Met. Dinds. iii 298 . cech fis fírtait , Arch. iii 303 § 12 (3 pl. pres. + suff. pron.). mar rofírad LL 129a18 (`as hath been certi- fied' MacCarthy 193 ). tugaidís amach a bhfíadhnuiseadha chor go bhfíorfuighear iad, Isa. xliii 9 . ? conid fri rosc ruírther 'so that it can be verified in [his] sight' Celtica x 31-32 .

fíraigid

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Forms: fíoróchar

v g (fír) makes true; verifies, fulfils: pass. fut. fíoróchar orra briathar ar slánuightheóra, MacAingil 412.2 .

fírda

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Forms: firda, ferda

adj io-iā (fír) just, righteous: fiordha .i. firénda, O'Cl. flaith f.¤ (of St. Patrick), Arch. iii 303 § 12 . nir ḟ.¤ dó dul it was not right for him to go SR 6903 . For: firda, Laws i 68.20 , leg. ferda.

firdris

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x see feirdris.

fíre

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Forms: fíre

n f. (fír) truth, right: (in: ferr fīra firse Corm. Y 647 , fira is prob. a mistake, as other copies of the cit. ( O'C. 1068 . 1756 ) read ferr fola. See under fersechus and O'Dav. 904 ). breth fíri a judgment of truth SR 3341 . co fíri, Fél. Prol. 306 . Cf. also: i m-mes fíra (gl. in examen) Ml 26c12 . 103c15 (edd. Thes. in both cases amend to fírian, cf. in mes fírían (gl. aequitas) 103c8 ).

Common in g s. fíre as adj:

(a) true, veracious: fath f.¤ LL 127a7 ( MacCarthy 144 ). luige f.¤ a true oath PH 7321 . scél f.¤ , Aisl. MC 5.21 . scél firi IT iii 196.24 . aithescc fire BNnÉ 253.18 . rí f.¤ gan ḟíoch gan ḟeall ` righteous ' TD 32.60 . (

b) veritable, genuine: in tan ... marbthar in animm ... is e sin in bas f.¤ PH 7481 . námait ḟ.¤ do Dia 2521 . cara fire, CCath. 5164 . biodhbha fh.¤ , PBocht 3.42 . fertach f.¤ genuine worker of miracles BNnÉ 253.21 . locht fire a real fault ZCP viii 108 y . an Dia f.¤ the true God Jerem. x 10 . serbhfhoghantuidhe fíri Dé, Parrth. Anma 98.11 = Luc. Fid. 54.3 . pleurisis fh.¤ ┐ pleuriss nach fír real pleurisy and pseudo-pleurisy O'Gr. Cat. 188 § 45 .

? fírechar

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adj o-ā (fír, fíre ? form and meaning undetermined) loving truth or right (?): is finechair cach firechair, O'C. 377 (< H 3.18 p. 214a ).

fíreitech

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Forms: fír-réitech

adj gabh fairsinge ┐ f.¤ na ferunn `make for the broad and open (?) country' ZCP vi 36.2 . robúi fairsingi ┐ f.¤ fútha 45.30 . Perh. = fír-réitech as suggested ib. p. 117 n .