firíne

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Forms: firini

n m. (dim. of fer) a mannikin: firini a ludhughudh, Auraic. 1796 (decl. of `fer').

fírinne

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Forms: fírinde, fírinni

n ,f. (abstr. of fírián (fírén), Thurn. Gr. 569 , Ped. i 477 ).

(a) justice, righteousness , usual sense in O.Ir. ; gen. = iustitia in Wb : as abstr. of fírían : at firiansu ... tale damsa a log ar epirt do firinne lat Ml 36a32 . fírinne Dáe (= iustitia Dei) 55d11 . á íc tria firinni fessin (= de suis virtutibus) 33b5 . comallad inna firinne (= adservandae iustitiae) 94b3 . amal foruigensid do peccad, fognid do fírinni Wb 3b28 . fírinde (= iustitia, one of the Cardinal Virtues) PH 4609 . na dernaid bar fhírinde fia[d] dóinib 5964 . ni chomainse th'irinne ar thoil daine do not spurn thy righteousness to please men LU 3501 ( SC 26 ). iar f.¤ by right, justly LU 9157 ( FB 89 ). a du. tadbat ... dā rect et dī fírinni Wb 4d10 . grian na firinne .i. Íssu Crist `the Sun of Righteousness' Lism.L. 28 .

(b) truth , usual sense in Mid. Ir., already freq. in Glosses ; transl. veritas Wb 9b16 . 22d16 . Ml 35b19 . firinne na n-ebraide = Hebraica Veritas Hib. Min. 10.338 . denum tintuda inna firinne file isind ebrae isin laitin Ml 2d11 . ho firinni inna stoir from the literal truth Ml 14a5 . ind f.¤ inna stoir 24d12 . iar firinni stoir 50a8 . firindi in sceóil the true story LL 295a17 . rolabair in fhírinde truth spoke PH 4881 . is mi ata ar fírinni `tis I am right LL 265a20 ( MU² 410 ). is sinne ata for f.¤ PH 2671 . is iat búi for fírinn[i] ┐ in lucht ele for góe, CCath. 1311 . dobiur-sa mo breithir ḟ.¤ fris 1298 . In adjuration : ar t'ḟírinni riutsa, nā furáil ... 1659 . Of a promise or pledge : da thucta [sic] fhīrinde re m'anacul if thou wouldst pledge thy word ZCP vi 69.29 .

(c) truthfulness, trustworthiness: ass foirfeacht a ffirinne is siad ... iss gardae do rīghoip, Fl. Earls 92.25 .

fírinnech

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adj o-ā

(a) true, veracious: co f.¤ verily, in truth LB 133a2 . compar. ni is firindige, Corm. Y 32 . Adv. go f.¤ truly Comp. ConC. 73.13 .

(b) genuine, real: eaglas ḟ.¤ , O'Hussey T.C. 33 . aithrighe ḟírindech BCC § 236 . don aithrighe fhírinnigh ┐ bhréige, TSh. 4411 .

(c) trustworthy, reliable: as fírinneach an rádh faithful is the saying (Gk. πιστός) 1 Tim. i 15 (1681 ; [ata] an rádhsa f.¤ 1602 ). Superl. gurab iad is firinnighi dhírghe neimhfhealltaighi ... fon doman, Fl. Earls 92.22 . is í sin céadfaidh is fírinnighe, Keat. ii 557 .

fírinnigud

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n u,m. (fírinne) justifying, justification: oglinath ind firinnigtho Wb 3d22 . See fíriánaigidir.

firleac

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ind (= fír + leac ?) : an faircle firleac fionnaolta na feineistre (sic MS.), Hugh Roe 288.27 (f. 76a) .

? fírmedach

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Forms: firmedhach, firmedhach

n m. an arbiter or umpire (?) : manab tire turgabar nir ice cidh firmedhach .i. mana gabtar tir isin eiric, nis turgeb na cintaig [leg. cinta] cidh firmedhamh sechus forro `umpire ... righteous judge' Laws iv 266.1 = firmedhach ... firmedhach. O'C. 1599 . (< 23 Q 6, 36 ).

firmimint

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Forms: firmint, firmamuint, iormamhuint, firminnte, irmindte, firmint, firmimint, firmimeint, firmimint, firmiment, firmimint, firmiminte, firmiminti

n f. (Lat. firmamentum) also in contracted form firmint. firmamuint ( iormamhuint ), f. IGT, Decl. § 13 . firminnte, irmindte, f. § 3 . n s. ind firmint Ml 42b22 ; 10 (in both cases emended by edd. Thes. to firmimint). a s. in firmimint ib. 24 . firmimeint (: leirg) SR 206 (n s. ?). a s. firmimint 122 . firmiment (: deirg) 146 . d s. firmimint 102.130 . g s. firmiminte 214 . na firmiminti 167 .

The firmament, visible expanse of heaven (oft. used without art., esp. after prep.) : firmamint (gl. firmamentum) Ir. Gl. 749 . Dist. fr. nem `heaven' : a nem hitat aingil i n-uachtar ┐ firmint al-leth frinnai ille Ml 42b10 . Conceived as half-way between the earth and the `ríched' or Empyrean SR 132.201 . doroine Dia firmint itir na huiscedaib RC xxiv 372.11 ( Gen. i 6 ). munu thaeth in firmiment TBC 4753 . co ṅdechadur i n-aér ┐ a firmamaint, Acall. 5405 . is faide iná feadh radhairc | rachas uainn san fhiormamhaint, PBocht 25.12 . leigmit tri gáire cinnte | go gclos iatt a ffirminnte, Duan Ḟ. ii 46 . demna ... aeoir ┐ firmaminti, Cog. 174.11 . ic fulang na firmenti, BColm. 6.3 . gur thuit froigh na firminte TD 8.6 . i fraightibh na firmaminnte, Buile S. 14.5 . a ffraigtip na firmeinnte, Fl. Earls 140.10 . stuagh neoill niamhdha firminnte, Cl. AB 180 .

firmint

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x see firmimint.

firnastaid

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x see airnastaid.

1 firse

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Forms: firtse, feirtse

n n. (Breatnach, Ériu xxxii 92 ) strength (archaic or poetic word) : firsi .i. nert, ut dicitur : ferr fira firse, Corm. Y 647 . O'Dav. 904 (firrsi). O'C. 511 (fir firsiu). feirrsi, firsi .i. neart, O'Cl. ferr folud firsiu 'consideration [is] better than force' Contract Law 184 § 51 . conutaing firrsi (.i. rocumdaigistar [sic leg.] nert), Anecd. v 28.1 . firtse, feirtse, ` strength, power, virtue , Lat. virtus' P.O'C. See fersech.

2 firse

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adj .i. eattrom ` light, fickle ' P.O'C. , quot. F[orus] F[ocal] v. 62 . Met. Gl. Ff . has only : `irsi' gach n-éttrom (v.l. sirsi) 74 .