1 fáball

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fáball or dil.ie/20969

n o, m. (?) a going, moving; movement, course (?) : fabhall .i. feacht no siubhal, O'Cl. Translated ` carriage, act of conveying ', Laws vi s.v. It occurs in a passage dealing with waifs and property cast ashore, Laws iii 430.2 - 4 : in t-ainmraindi ata ina tochur, no ina tabairt do srothaib corub e in t-ainmraindi sin bes ina tochur no ina thabairt a faball in tsrotha sin; ocus ní faball ma focoisli .i. ní faball itir he, madia foxla sruth ni as, uair foxlait srotha ┐ ni foxlait fabaill `the proportion that shall be due for its casting ashore or its conveyance by the carriage of that stream' (`the flow of the stream' Stokes, ACL iii 191 s.v.). conda n-imbir do chride it chliab immar ubull i fabull ná mar chertli i fásbulg (`wie ein Apfel in einem Wagen?') TBC-LL¹ 4386 (a prov. ?). ni ba filliud fabaill a uball ..., RC xxv 348.9 (rhet.). atchid ... ara tia leis dochom nErend. asbert in ben robad aithrech ind ḟáboll dolotar cammae `their going would make them rue' Imr. Brain § 63 (in ḟáboll, faball, ḟaball, fabuld MSS.). See also 2 fáball.

Here probably: atá oireachas Eireann eadarbhuais uasaibhse mar bhíos fód fábhaill ar foluamhain `a fabulous land' [a moving sod?] ML 124.27 ( ML² 1656 ). níor leat do chríoch áluinn óg | ní bhíoth acht fód fábhuill fúd, Ir. Monthly 1928 , 487 ( DDána 138 ). Cf. fott fabaill .i. parrthus Adhaimh isi sin in clochín cloch frithtomhuis suas ┐ anuas .i. comhḟada uadha suas co teaghus na Trínoidi ┐ uadha anuas go talmain, Lib. Flav. i 12rb 11 .

A time, occasion: dochúaid uait don ḟabull-sa he has escaped from you this time SR 6040 . Cf. the phr. i n-óení at one go, simultaneously: a n-aonfabull do-cuadar risna fiachaib at the one time they guaranteed Bürgschaft 52.22 . dia comtiassad in ciniud daenda i n-aenfaball da saigidh, CCath. 808 . ro greissit uile i n-énṡíst ┐ i n-énḟábhall (i n-aenabull, indoenfaball v.l.), 1827 . ro lasat uili ind oenfaball a slega fair, 3626C . i n-oenabull, Cog. 148z . i n-aoinfhecht ┐ i n-oenfhabhall, Hugh Roe² 72. 15 (f.38a) . comhlassait a n-aoinfheacht ┐ a n-aonfhábhall (of fireworks), Fl. Earls 188.7 .