fige

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fige or dil.ie/22044

Forms: fighe, -dha, fighe, figthe

n ,f. (vn. of figid) fighe (n p. ¤, -dha) IGT, Decl. § 3 . fighe III § 71 . weaving, intertwining, plaiting; a woof or plait: oc ind figi (of spiders) Ml 111b17 . hi figi (gl. in telas) ib. 16 . a tela .i. o figi, O'Mulc. 305 . f.¤ .i. quia figitur i ngarmnaib 536 . fighe quia figitur .i. gontar í iccá denam, Corm. Y 614 . garman cona slatuibh fighe `weaving rods' JRSAI lxiv 102 . ic figi corrthairi TBC 203 . ag fighe chreas is corrthar IGT III ex. 184 . fighi daman allaidh spider's web Ir. Texts i 3 § 8 . aiced fige weaving-implements Laws i 150.6 . don mnai [ḟ]igi 152.6 Comm . crann mna fighi BNnÉ 191.24 . ic figi chasil LL 358a22 . ferbolg di figi rond crédumae LU 10808 . f.¤ thrébraid ... do ḟéraib úra a wreath LB 138b8 ( Hog. Nenn. 66 ). Of pleaching wattles, etc.: fenamain .i. fighi mín, O'Dav. 868 . Laws iv 114.4 Comm. Of plaiting hair: da trilis ... ḟ.¤ ceithri ndual ceachtar ṅde a plait of four strands BDD 1 . IT i 119.21 . as é budh ferr ... d'fighe folt RC xxiv 46.2 . go ndearntaoi fighe ḟuilt air, Keat. ii 5205 . doraga Fer D. fo nua-maisi ḟigi ┐ ber[r]tha TBC² 2423 . Fig. : fri ferga f.¤ weaving of strife Met. Dinds. iii 272.27 . figi dreann ITS v 42.7 . na faltanais ... ag fighe ┐ ag forbairt isna fearaibh ML 80.23 . imda fili ga ḟoil oigi | ga figi (of making verses) IGT, Decl. ex. 164 . ón duain go haonrann d'ḟighe TD 14.6 . fighe lámha Dé an duine, PBocht 56z . The follg. exx. may represent an analogical form *figed, u,m.: Muinech figthe [fichi, fithe, fithi MSS.] cath M. who wove battles Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 53 § 6 . sás fighthe [fichthe v.l.] chogaid one fit to wage war TD 26.24 . But cf. 1 fichid.