fantais

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fantais or dil.ie/21304

Forms: fantaitsi

n f. (Lat. phantasia) a phantom, ghost: cetardam Ulcáin a fudomnaib ifernd .i. Fúath ┐ Fantais, Sod ┐ Impód a n-anmand, LL 221b13 ( TTr. 319 ). nā ro crenam an fhírsoillsi ... in bethad suthain ar f.¤ toghaīthigh in bhethad frecnairc, Otia ii 99z . pl. doruimenatar bádis fir ṡíthe no fantaissi (= fantassiam estimaverunt), Lat. Lives 25 = fantaitsi, Trip. 100.5 = fantaisi (.i. spírait), ACL iii 20.28 . fantaisi na carat batar marba reimi sin, CCath. 4802 . ra ... grechaig ... na fantaisi foltscailte at the ... screaming of the phantoms with dishevelled hair 4357 . fanntaise folt-sgaoilte, TSh. 6680 . ina fánntaisib bánaib ┐ ina n-ímagib esuilidib (of starving people) LB 155a22 .