fíadan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fíadan or dil.ie/21904

Forms: fiadain, —áin, fiadh

also fiadain (—áin). See Ériu xiii 136 .

adj I Wild, uncultivated, untamed: gid fiadan gid cumra (of fruit-trees), Laws iv 170.10 Comm. glas fiadan wild herbs v 474.17 Comm . commor re huball fiadhan, RC xviii 297.28 (Tig.). uball fiadain, MacCongl. 49.14 . ubhla fiadhain, AFM ii 804.7 . an gabhar fíadháin wild goat Deuteronomy xiv 5 .

n II Savage state; wildness: ní cás gan a cairsi ar fíadhain | nír ḟás tairsi fíaghail fós, IGT, Decl. ex. 606 . dochuadar a bfíadhán (of cattle), O'Cl. s.v. fíadhaighis. Concrete, game, prey: ro coiscestar ... in coin da fiadhain hindered the hound from his prey O'Curry 1701 (< 23 Q 6, 14 - 15 ) = fiadh O'Curry 1700 .