faíd

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Forms: faoi, foidhi

n f. a cry, outcry, used of human voice (esp. of lamentation), of animals (esp. birds) and bells or musical instruments: faoidh .i. guth no glor, O'Cl. Of human voice: co cuala faid a mmathar ina ndíaid, TBC-I¹ 667 (= foíd, LU 5150 ). dia ralsatar fíanna faíd raised a lament Metr. Dinds. iv 144 . Often followed by gen. of gol: tuargaib [atracht v.l.] a foid guil esti, LL 117a28 = RC viii 62.12 . eccla ifirn ... 'na minic foídh guil gallraigh, ACL iii 216.18 . ní bind lem-sa faídh do ghuil, Anecd. ii 27y . tuc a faid (faig, faidh v.l.) fir-guil os aird, TTebe 2102 . fa truagh m'ḟaoidh re taoibh Cnuic Aine, Keat. Poems 427 . As quasi-vn.: na trí trír ag faoi the thrice three (Muses) lamenting Ó Bruad. i 160 . In wider sense of speaking or singing voice: d'ḟaoidh mar ionnamhail org[h]áin, TD 39.12 . pl. `foidhi' tairm no fúaim, Metr. Gl., Ff. 55 (foithe, faithe v.l.). faide fanna faint cries Todd Lect. vi 81.8 . dorat a trí foídi ferggacha guil asti, TFerbe 250 . tuc a faidi fergacha firguil os aird, TTebe 2750 . fa na faidib firtruagha sin, 4575 . ic faeidib MR 230.20 . ag faidib, TTebe 4460 (but cf. faídem). do clos ... na faidhedha fainne, CF 975 . Of animals: ? fáeth fiada (title of St. Patrick's hymn) Hy. vii pref . ( Deer's Cry Thes. ii 354 , but see 1 fé and 1 féth). is truad fáoid | focerd cadla ind diaid a láoigh, PRIA xxix C 119 ( Mon. Tall., Intr .) truagh an ḟaídh doni an smolach, Acall. 847 . foceird faīd ... lon do chraīb, Bruchst. § 150 = IT iii 99 § 167 . faoidhe na lon, Keat. Poems 168 . Of things: iath ainm do chlug cona ḟáeid (: gaīth), Thr. Ir. Gl. 6 s.v. bachall. faídh gotha cluicc, ZCP x 34.2 . an re faídh mo c[h]luicc, Anecd. ii 25 § 2 . faoidh cluig do-chúala, Duan. F. ii 178 . is airdi a [fh]aidh (of a trumpet), Auraic. 1486 (fháeidh v.l.). faoidh a stoc, O'Gr. Cat. 474.20 . faoidhe téad, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 106 . faoidh na fithchille, IGT, Decl. ex. 522 . Cf. faídech.