2 fáball

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 fáball or dil.ie/20970

Forms: fáible, fábhaill, faible

n ā, f., also o, m. (Lat. fābula or fābella) a fable, fiction, romance: fabhall .i. brég, O'Cl. `fábhall' brég, Metr. Gl., Ff. 13 . incipit do fhábull sísana, MacCongl. 69. 31 . sgéul fábhaill, Desid. 2181 . g s. (a) i cind na fáible ib. 71. 5 . (b) sgéal fábhaill , TD 3. 32 . fuairsceul fabhaill, Keat. i p. 62 . frais-eolas fabhaill `a shower of fabulous information' p. 74 . seanchas fábhaill, Content. xx 7 . pl. ro dhealbhsat na filidhe sulbhaire na faible breigi .i. on focal is fabhula sgél, O'Curry 1467 ( H 3.18, 651 ). más faibhle is milis a mblas, Content. vi 16 . na faibli guacha gendtligi, TTebe 785 . ní a mesc na faidhbhle na na cluicheadh, Instructio 199.24 (= non ad iocos et fabulas). Compd. an fábhaill-sgéal léaghthar ag Lúcas parable TSh. 1448 .