fithis

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Forms: fithise, fithissi, ḟidissib

n i, (ī ?) f. also fithise (usual Mid. Ir. form)

(a) a circular course, circuit, orbit (?) : ind f.¤ tēte in peccad, issí tē[te] in pian Ml 28c19 . sechis oín f.¤ (gl. uno tractatu) of daily course of sun, 42c30 . a p. fithissi, Thes. ii 31.23 (gl. circuli absidas, with further note : abside graece circulus interpretatur). tre fithisi (gl. per tractus) Lib. Hymn. 76 ( Goid. 70 ). rí rogni ... iarna fithis firmimeint in its revolution (?), along its course (?) SR 278 . dofuit sís arithisi | trethan ... connach fess a fithissi 8115 . a ndul iar fithisi fecht | doridisi i tír nEgept 3535 . dochum nĒrenn dodfetis | aingil Dé hi fithisi used to lead him back (lit. in a circuit) Hy ii 13 .

(b) a channel, passage: fithisi .i. sēda, Lec. Gl. 77 . Esp. a tor- tuous or covered one: cor línad lais na dúine ┐ na fithise ... ┐ na tige talman LB 116a19 , apparently of souterrains used as store-chambers , cf. líontar lée leastra lána | go bhḟidhisibh forlána ML 10.20 (of storage; v.l. fithechaib, ficheadhaibh ML² 149 ). i fidhisibh in talman, CCath. 1842 . i fidisibh [fitisibh, figisibh v.l.] a srona nostrils 958 . (of a horse) linn righin a cosmailes gelain uighe tuitis a fighisibh na sróna 'a thick suppuration like white of egg which occurs in the nostrils', Celtica ii 32 § 5 . dúnad figised a corp LB 156b57 . dúnadh fidhisiodh ┐ slighthe an fuail 23 K 42, 161.4 . nis fargaibh siomh ... fithisi ināit conairedha nāid easrusa élúdha gan lucht feithmhe ... forra, Hugh Roe 208.11 (f. 55b) . Fig. : amra in indeoin ... | dorala for m[ḟ]ithisi (sic leg., see ZCP vi 241 ) which has chanced on my path (?) Fél. 76.9 . iarna forcetul ... o ḟorcetlaib diadaib ┐ o ḟidissib aingelacdai LB 232b56 (a mistake for fissidib or físsib? Cf. o ḟidissib nemdai 233a18 , with punctum delens under d, and MR 8.13 cited under fís). fithisi .i. dlige ut est ise tiachtain itir na da fithisi, no itir na da conair, O'C. 576 (< H 3.18, 286 ). O'C. 2045 ( H 4. 22, 61b , itir na fithiseo). Cf. is e tiachtain etir in di fithisi .i. duine robu cunnail ina bethaigh ┐ is cunnail fri bas ┐ dobeir aithrighi ┐ condaig dilgud bid innraic a gnim gid im[a] les fein cid im les neich aile O'C. 2094 (< H 4. 22, 73b ). O'C. 1245 (< H 3. 18, 500½ ). Cf. O'C. 2099 . is faenan cuma coicertas fir in fene- chuis asa fit[his]ibh in re cindter ..., BCrólige § 66 Comm. ? hi fithise rig .i. i n-aigillne rig. O'C. 472 (< H 3. 18, 247 ). dilis cach forloscad fedar a figisib rig. roniacht elogh, O'C. 455 (< H 3.18, 242 ) = a fithnisib, O'Don. 1699 (< H 2. 12, no. 8. 1 ).

(c) a loop or ring (of metal or other material) ? Here perhaps: coru drebraing in domun fri fidisi riagla ┐ dismirechta noeb, ar it árid dogairter LU 899 (= ACC 68 ). mocoil ┐ fithisi ōir im cach ṅdual dia fult YBL 118a39 ( RIA Ir. MSS. Ser. i 176 ). ar fertsib ┐ íallaib ┐ fithisib ┐ folomnaib don charpat LU 6482 (`Bogen' Wind., TBC p. 376 ). ceṅg- lais d'ḟertsib ┐ d'ithisib ┐ d'iallaib in charpait TBC 1324 , 1336 . Cf. coil cosmail .i. fithus carpait, O'Gr. Cat. 91.6 .

See fithnaise (end of art.).

fithisin

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n f. (—ín ? < fithis ?) a brief space of time, a while: mani chotlad f.¤ mbic LU 6338 = TBC 2474 (mitisi St).

fithissigud

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n u,m. (fithis) pathfinding (?): ised is chonar fugill ann, in brig etarglethi ┐ in chiall toḟaiscthe ┐ in f.¤ menman ┐ in ciallrunugud aicnid [tremidirgius] menman[a] ┐ aicenta na fecheman o thinscital a tacrai ..., Cōic Conara 24 § 24 ; 57 § 132 (= fisiudnugud ZCP xix 172 ). fithisiugud techta trom Cōic Conara 27 § 5 .

fithnais

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Forms: fithnaisi

n apparently some kind of sorcery or malefic magic: fidbae .i. fithnaisi, O'Mulc. 534 (see 2 fidba). fiothnaise .i. dráoidheacht, O'Cl. fiothnaisi .i. fí re a innsin .i. olc no neimh ib. (cf. fí ré indisi, O'Dav. 946 ). ag ... nacha traetha teidm fithnaisi na galar `a calf ... not killed by fairy-plague or other disease' Laws ii 238.12 , expld. by O'Dav. 946 as: galar gairet a short sickness; prob. a wast- ing disease induced by witchcraft is meant, see ZCP xiv 347 , 349 . treghat fithnaisi (.i. draoidhecht) ó dheamhnaibh ... co rolá ár ndaoine FM 986 = fiadhnach RC xvii 345 (Tig.). fithnaise [pl. ?] Fuamnaige ┐ brechtai Bresail LU 10776 (= fithnaissiu IT i 127 Eg. fithnaisi, Ériu xii 170 ). feighbriathra fithnaise, Anecd. ii 65 .

Cf. ni ḟolaig acht feth fithnais (: glais), Acall. 7916 (`a magic veil' SG ii 262 ). tucad fethana fithnais do chran- nuibh ar sleg (féth fithnaisi v.l.) Acall. 722 (`charmed withies' SG ii 118 ). crann sleigi atá acum, ┐ is ail dam feth fithṡnaissi do thabairt duitsiu fair `a magical smoothening' (Notes) Acall. 4894 (fiach fithnaissi; fiacha a thsnoighe v.l.). Cf. féth- snas, under 4 féth.

The follg. exx. are obscure; perhaps fithisse is the true reading in both: fithnaisi gach nolc iarmobi triar, Laws iv 378.12 (a legal maxim), expld. = fithnisi .i. menip maith in fer, a athair ┐ a tsenathair is fithisi [sic] uilc a mac sum iarum, O'C. 2027 (< H 4. 22, 52 ), ib. O'C. 451 - 452 (< H 3. 18, 241 ).

fithnaisech

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Forms: fiothnasach

adj o-ā (fithnaise) malignant; male- volent: ba féig fergach fidnaisech in fegad sain LL 244a6 ( TTr. 2021 ). ba feig fergach fithnasach in faircsiu sin BB 435b34 . cath fithnassach, Acall. 4987 . Fraoch fiothnaiseach, mac Éibhir, Content. ii 24 . slega ... fithnasacha ` em- poisoned ' Cog. 160.26 . fiothnasach ` mysterious, mystic; bad, peevish, venomous ' P. O'C. Adv. : ic cathugud ... co ferggach fidnáisech LL 224b26 ( TTr. 547 ).

fithnasacht

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n ā,f. some kind of sorcery: eitir fhiothnasecht, amaitecht ... ┐ gach saeithe geintlechta [sic leg.], Leb. Gab. i 142 (expl. by `magic sorcery' P. O'C. s.v.). aig foglaim fesa ┐ fithnasachta ┐ druidechtai RC xii 56 § 1 . ag foglaim ... ḟeassa ┐ fithnasta [sic] BB 32a9 .

fithnem

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n n. (for suggested deriv. see RC xxvii 89 ) the expanse of heaven: cros Críst suas fri f.¤ ... sís fri talmain RC xxvii 89.13 (= ZCP xii 387 ). o dacuir in gaeth atuaid ... fri fidnem ro ferad tres ib. ( Otia ii 81 ).

fithnes

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Forms: fithneas, fithneas

n anger (?) : fithneas ` anger, testiness ' P. O'C. , citing : fraoch fearg ┐ fithneas from Caithreim Conghail ( 23 K 28, 41 ; 52 ), but these are used as proper names there. Cf. ITS v 32 ; 186 .

fithnesach

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Forms: fithneasach

adj o-ā (fithnes): fithneasach ` rash, hasty, ... angry ' P. O'C.

fithrech

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Forms: fith- reoch

n (a) dulse, edible seaweed: f.¤ macall moighe rēin the seawrack dillesk of the ocean plain (?) Hib. Min. 48.4 . f.¤ .i. dúilesc 47.9 . fithrach .i. duilesc, O'Dav. 1016 . fith- reoch, O'Cl.

(b) name of a tree ? fithrach .i. airech feda, O'Mulc. 595 , citing imman fethlach fithrech mairc. Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 209 (< ) reads : fithrech .i. arag feda.

fitiucan

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n some kind of tinder or fuel (?) : ni bad imscar mac mbec im cuail f.¤ a n-imscar na da ardmiled BB 435a52 . See fithicén.