Cite this: eDIL s.v. firmimint or

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 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. firmint or

x see firmimint.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. firnastaid or

x see airnastaid.

1 firse

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 firse or

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

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 firse or

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 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. firsine or

n apparently part of a collar or gorget: niamlando ōir i mbragaid cech fiur [sic]. geimm fiu laulgaid noi gechttar inda f.¤ IT iii 238.105 ; expld. by O'Curry M. and C. iii 174 as centre ; perh. used of the circular ornamented discs attached to the ends of a gorget in front of the neck (see Macalister, Archaeology of Irel. 84 ) or some similar appendage.

1 firt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 firt or

x see fiurt.

2 firt

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n wrench, jerk, violent effort (?) : in f.¤ doniat na cethra ac soudh, Laws v 270.9 (gl. on : fourt cethra ac touth 268.21 ; ` heap, afterbirth (?)' Gloss.). co tart feirt for a láma ┐ co robris in ceṅgul bói for a láma, Dinds. 155 ( LL 160a49 ). Cf. feirtche.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. firtach or

x see fertach.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. fírtha or

(part. of fíraid), verified: fíortha dhóibh foirmlitre fádh the writings of sages are verified for them Cl. AB 181.47 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. firtse or

x see firse.