ainféile

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ainféile or dil.ie/1321

n (féle)

(a) immodesty, impudence: is messa ind amprome quam ind anfele gl. impudentiorne . . . an improbior, Sg. 42b4 . cia h'anfhéle umaidi `thy brazen impudence', PH 1756 . bai dia hainfélisi na ro faelangair gan luighe na fochair, Leb. Gab. 26.29 . ainbféile .i. amhnáire, O'Cl. See ainble.

(b) inhospitality: ní dligh ollamh ainbfēile, ZCP viii 109.10 . ceann ainbhféle Erionn `i.e. the most notorious man for inhospitality', FM iv 660.4 .

(c) great hospitality: a mhian d'ainfhéile (: rairéidhe) is d'e[n]gnamh, Gleanings 16 § 13 .