féchemnas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. féchemnas or dil.ie/21404
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: féicheamhnas, -ais, -asa

n u, o, m. (féchem). féicheamhnas (féitheamhnas v.l.), g s. n p. -ais, -asa, IGT, Decl. § 38 . Some examples below probably belong to fethemnas indebtedness Celtica xi 21 n. 16 , GEIL 57 . (Laws, Gloss.): fechemnas (with gl.: .i. lucht tagartha. nó oificc na bhfeithemhan), Triads 170 . a filidecht, a fechemnus, Ériu iv 148.15 . ic feichemnus im a caingin, Laws v 100.26 Comm. log a feichemnusa no a breithemnuis 212.20 Comm . intí nach cuimgech fuighill fethemnuis tar a cenn unable to advocate his suit (?) Laws i 296.19 Comm. ra(i)th fechemnes[a], v 340.17 . raith gabhus rathachus ┐ feichemnus urri; sech is raith is feichemh, codogeibh uile dib linaib 'a surety who undertakes both suretyship and indebtedness; he is alike surety and debtor, he combines both of them', Celtica xi 21 n. 16 . conā fuiglidis fiacha na feithemnasa na coicearta cosin feis n-aili debts or pleading or adjustments Leb. Cert. 6.19 . fechemnus féig (one of the tokens of good pleading), Tec. Corm. p. 55 § 22 . maithim daoibh ... cairde i n-uair an fheitheamhnuis, L. Cl. A. B. 162.12 . budh forderg ... na fuighle feichemnuis dogen-sa friu `the debtor's speech' Fianaig. 84.20 . tarrla frithrusc feicheamnuis ┐ fergi eturro `mutual recrimination' 56.12 . ni feidm flatha ... aiscc feicheamnais do thabairt ar mac deighfhir `to cast reflections on' MR 284.15 . Protection, patronage: adbur righ ... ar feicemhnus coitchend do dāmhaibh Erenn, AU 1443 .