fairthe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fairthe or dil.ie/21173

adj prepared, provided (?), hence As subst.

(a) that which is provided ; preparation, provision, entertainment: fairthe .i. fleadh, O'Cl. tarla ar a chinn f.¤ fled `festal pre- paration' Met. Dinds. iii 56.35 . a fled ... ba hed f.¤ a foruime `the entertainment his journey gained' 58.52 (: aithle). tairge[d] fri fóir fri f.¤ dóib cach aidche Samna it (i.e. corn and milk) was delivered up to them for (their) aid and enter- tainment (?) LL 7a25 . LG Érenn iii 174 ( ITS xxxix ) = tarced fri coir fairche BB 28b36 . fri foir a ffairthi, Leb. Gab. i 104 , with gl. : da bfoiridhin [sic MS) i bfaírthe [see below] dochum a fleidhe. Cf.? ticfa in donn ... furthe celg ZCP xiii 26.17 .

(b) i f.¤ in readiness (?) hence promptly, speedily: comrac dunn fria fairthe .i. co luath no co moch, O'C. 1296 (< H 3.18, 539 ). O'C. 1473 (< H 3.18, 653 ). f.¤ no a bfairthe .i. go luath, O'Cl. rob e do lecht hi fairthi (robé ... farthe LU) iar do neit soon after thy death wound ACC 2 Comm. (with gl. : .i. i traiti, Eg., immochai LU). faidis an D. Ealcmar n-uad for turus ... dogeine an D. tincheadla mora for E. ... cona tisad i fairthi .i. a muichi, Ériu xii 142.10 = co na tísadh a fairthi (.i. lúath) ZCP v 523.7 . iar n-orgain an Tuir i ffartha (with gl. : i n-ullmha no i ndendais fledhughadh) Leb. Gab. i 108.15 . Cf. otchonncatar na piana fairi doib PH 1121 .

See fuiride