imḟaebar

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Forms: imfhaebhair

I n a double-edged blade: imfaebor derg, IT iii 476.14 . ? Attrib. gen. cona n-armaibh imfhaebhair , ZCP xiii 171.23 . de ḟaebraib na claideb ┐ de imḟaebraib na ṅgae, RC xiii 456 § 52.

II a double-edged contract: cuich in imaebur adeir ann ? .i. faebur laisin íngin ocus faebur laisin fine, Laws iv 48.8 Comm. (gl. on : orba for set nimfaebair, 44.10 ).

III illegality: imfaebhar .i. indliged, ut est tri himfae- bair na glaime dicinde adenum im ní is lugha na secht cumala ┐ im foichli sét ┐ im secht cumala cin elod apaid na troisci, Ériu xiii 55 § 21.

imḟaebrach

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adj o, ā (imḟaebar) very keen, eager: ba hóglaochrad ... imuallach imfaobrach, Anecd. ii 72.z . ba hocbaid amnus imfaebrach Ulad cindset ... tocht d'argain lis Athairni, RC xxiv 282.2 .

imḟaenledaige

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Forms: imfaenledaigi

n wandering nature, tendency to stray: ? Attrib. gen. amail coin imfaenledaigi `like a stray hound,' Laws v 516.20 Comm.

? imḟaesam

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n protection ? : is gear a cuireadh .i. imfaesam cin daim ... inann cuired ┐ buiden, O'C. 622 (< H 3. 18, p. 301 ) (perh. read : im ḟaesam). mad ro urfoem in biud- buidh apud imfaosma, O'D. 44 (< H 3. 17, p. 40 ) = mad ro urfaem in bidbaid apadh i faesam `notice during a period of exemption,' Laws i 98.25 .

? imḟaicse

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adj io, iā, seeable, worth seeing ? : co clessaib ana im- ḟacsi ilarda `sehenswerthen,' TBC 1851. roptís imfhaicse m'airde | roptís daingne mo dhaingne, SG 387.y (= robdís imfoigsi m'airde `visible would be my qualities,' TFrag. 82.17 ). These exx. may be to imfocus.

imḟaire

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n [, f.] keeping watch, a watch: ma thecra (leg. thecma ?) t'imfaire `if it should happen to be your watch,' (Faraday), TBC² 1171. as adhbhal fria himmaire, FM i 524.13 . tarla do mac duine do (sic) immfaire trí lá ┐ tri n-oidhchi do denam, Maund. § 131.

imḟairsinge

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n [, f.] wideness: sen-chaislēn ... go ffaith[c]he gcoimhréidh is lōr feabhus ┐ imfhairsingi, Fl. Earls 102.15 .

imḟaisnéis

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n (3 imm + aisnéis with prothetic f) mutual giving of information: geall fri 'mfaisneis tadhat `a pledge for information against a thief,' Laws v 186.6 . glossed : .i. gell dobeir imanetar .i. gataidh dobeir i laim gataidh tar cenn gataidh, 188.7 Comm.

imḟaitches

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n o, m. (2 imm + faitches) great fear: nī ro lēicc in t-imfhaitchess do lucht aittreptha na cathrach ... adradh do chreidemh Dē, Fl. Earls 112.32 . gapuis crith-egla ┐ imfhaitchess in Frangcach, 14.9 . ní mōr nach roibhe gnē imfhaitchis ar dhroing aca, 30.28 .

imḟalach

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x see imḟolach.

1 imḟastad, imḟostad, imḟastód

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n (2 imm + fastad) o,m.

(a) act of checking, restraining, holding back: o nar' cumaing a n-imfostadh ro cetaigh doib a n-arma do gabail, CCath. 4623. ara luinne leo a fuirech nó a n-imfostadh (of horses). 4961 . ro curit annsin bollsairedha ... d'imfostadh ┐ d'im- fuireach na sluag, 4851 . línsat airer na trága | d'imḟastud na gabála `to arrest the rape,' Met. Dinds. iii 212.28 . fúair éc ocus imḟostud `she met death and surcease,' 278.32 . dob áil le h-Eōgan gan anad ann sin acht Cruacha do c[h]reachad ... nō co tuc Conaire ┐ Maicniadh imfhastódh air, ML² 899. co ro baidheadh Pharo ... ag triall a niomfhostaidh `trying to hinder them,' Leb. Gab. 198.25 . iar mbeith don bhairc sin fora hangcuiribh iomfosdaigh, FM v 1860.16 .

(b) act of securing, fastening, maintaining: cael-c[h]orrana cruaide ... ic fuaigel ocus ic imfostad in cathbair[r] sin i ndrolaibh na luirighe for cach leth `joining and fastening that helmet into the hooks of the hauberk on every side,' CCath. 5280. da assan ... cona cassnaithchib ... ic imfostadh a n-uruachtar `holding their uppers,' 5209 . dobéra misi an aei[n]chomhoirle doitsi ... ar iomfasdogh ar ccadoigh ┐ ar ccumoinn, ZCP x 286.15 .