fáitsine, fáithsine

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Forms: fáitsine, faithsine, faissine, atsine, faithsini, faithsine, faidsine, fá(i)stine, faistine, fastini

n , f. (fáith) n s. fáitsine, Wb. 30d23 . ind faithsine , Ml. 89b11 . ind faissine , 25b6 . ind atsine (aitsine v.l.) Hy ii 22 . d s. dund faithsini , Ml. 24d5 . g s. inna faithsine 25b8 . inna faidsine , 81c6 . In Mid. Ir., through metathesis, also fá(i)stine. Prophesying; a prophecy, an augury: in older lit. used both of Scriptural prophecy and pagan soothsaying, in OT of latter only, fáidhedóracht being the term applied to the former: cid dia tirchain fáitsinei inna psalm ? of what did the prophecy of the psalms foretell? Hib. Min. 10.321 (faidsene v.l.). libuir na fastinei, 3.67 . (fastine v.l.). in conid he Dia ro lín faithsine ṅDauida, Rawl. 75a43 . do chomailliud fástine in chomded, LU 1415 = RC xxi 386 . fátsine ┐ gellta in choimded frínd, PH 2546 . comlanius ... in rechta diada ┐ inna fáitsine, 5845 . is and sin ra comallad fastini Berchain, Cog. 225 = LL 309ax . co nderna fáitsine dó = prophetice locutus est Lat. Lives 111 . dorairngert fáitsine fír, Metr. Dinds. iv 150.49 . amhail boi hi ffíoghair ┐ hi ffaistine dhóibh, Cog. 84.23 . fástine Cassandra do Troianaib, TTr.² 546 . curo comalladh faistine Apaill, CCath. 3246 . atchota lesci fatsine, LL 345b47 = faistine, Anecd. iii 11 . fer fastine soothsayer Ann. Conn. 1282 § 9 . sgéala na bhfear bhfáisdine, TD 4.36 . luchd fáistine soothsayers Isaiah ii 6 . pl. rocomollit na fastini , Cog. 12.6 . rofaillsighit ... faistineada ┐ remtirc[h]anta na n-olc robadar ar cind doib, CCath. 820 (faistenaighti v.l.). ata san aithnesi gan credium do chrandchuraib ... no d'fháistine duine da marand indiu, PH 7317 . As quasi-vn., prophesying: oc faitsine dia mac prophesying about his son PH 3436 . oc faisdine dó prophesying to him RC vi 177 . tig aingeal ... d'ḟáisdine dhó to prophesy to him TD 7.35 . Divination: déna fáistine dhamhsa leis an leannán síthe divine unto me 1 Sam. xxviii 8 . énduine ... ghnáthuighios fáistine, Deuteronomy xviii 10 . spiorad ḟaisthsine (sic) a spirit of divination (Gk. πύθωνος) Acts xvi 16 . Gift of prophecy, second-sight: tic rath fastini fair, LU 9827 . Saul ... ba snímach ... | ... cen noibi, cen fáithsine, SR 6476 . faitsine o Dia leiside, Anecd. i 5.20 . fir ... go mórḟastine ┐ druidect, TBC-LL¹ 1453 . dia mbeth fastini ocut, TFerbe 345 .

See remḟáistine, and fáistinech.