-fáith, -fáid, -faíd

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v (? 3 s. perfective form of 2 fethid, GOI § 692 ) ro-f.¤ has gone, departed: snigid gaim, ro faith sam summer is gone LU 853 (= ro faed, RC xx 258 ). ro fáith (: ro scáich) cach recht `perished is every law' Metr. Dinds. i 28.5 . ro faith mo dín mo ditiu, AFM ii 576 (poem cited). innuraid .i. ... in anno ro faidh .i. in bliadain tairnic and, Corm. Y 783 (= ro faith, O'Mulc. 748 ). Cf. rofaoidh nó do chuaidh foram (gl. adamruaidh = atomruaidh, Lec. 4va37 ), Leb. Gab.(i) i 278 n. 3 . Pl. 3 rofadatar 'who have fallen away', Wb. 29 c 13 . mairg ro fathatar flathi fer 'woe that the princes of men have gone', LL ii 13848 , Celtica xxv 164 .