fechtas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fechtas or dil.ie/21414

Forms: fechtusa, fechtais, fechtusaib

n u, o, m. (fecht)

I A journey, expedition (of a peaceful or warlike nature): décai dámsa ... co bbia mo ḟ.¤ how will my expedition fare? LU 4528 (= fecht-sa, TBC-I¹ 280 ). luid in fer a f.¤ , LU 11017 = Imr. Brain i 53 . cech fer teged dia tochmarc ... rogonta fer dia muintir; do dearbad in fechtais dognitea sin as a proof of (having made) the expedition RC v 202.18 . bid trúag in f.¤ fír-feirggisea this wrathful expedition LL 236b14 ( TTr. 1453 ). ? dochuaid dano C. cor fectais do a thaigsidi, Corm. Bodl. s.v. mug eme = cor fechtas, Corm. Y 883 . dolotar ... cor fechtas hi crich Lagen for creich, Hib. Min. 70.13 (= lotar fecht i tir L. for creich, 70.1 ).

II A turn, time, occasion (used like fecht, but less common): fechtas luid do thig alaile écis once upon a time Corm. Bodl. s.v. lethech ( Corm. Y 825 ). feachtus docuaidh Cir do triall forbuse i nEdail, IT iii 69 § 17 . do luid feachtus n-ann dar A., BDD 1 (fecht v.l.). fechtus dia mbui Eachaid hi Frémainn co ndernad oenach, IT i 128.14 . bai fechtas ic hingaire he was once herding SR 5714 . bámar-ni feachtus i m-mórdáil fer nÉreand, Ériu iv 138.22 . badus[s]a fechtus ┐ dail mor imum, MR 74.17 . f.¤ and tra fertha óenach la hUltu LU 3228 ( SCC 2 ). fechtus ann (= quadam die) Lat. Lives 110 . atbertsom fechtus ele on another occasion PH 3339 . ropo rí foraind fechtus n-aile t'athair once, formerly 4472 . fechtus do Adamnan ... oc imticht a conairi once as A. was going ... Cáin Ad. 6 . sain muinter cach la fechtus beress a tochell alternately Corm. Y 607 (cach la fecht LB). fri fechtus fadésin `in his own turn' Laws i 224.21 Comm. ar m'ḟechtus `in my turn' Metr. Dinds. iii 62 . g s. atharrach fechtusa eile another turn, once more Laws i 98.23 Comm. Adverbial g s. cacha fechtais no theigead, BDD 19 . pl. i tri fechtusaib at three different times Laws ii 266z . in lin fechtus teid forsin talmain the number of times it alights Ériu viii 123.10 .