1 fín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fín or dil.ie/22086
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: fin, fin, fíno, fina, fín, -a, fínta, fíona, ffintoibh, Fínghin

n u, n., later m. (Lat. vinum) n s. a fin , Ml. 45d4 . in fin , SR 1010 . g s. fíno, Ml. 77d3 . Sg. 122a2 . fina, Ml. 77d5 . n s. fín (g s. -a), acht canamhain aige (probably in reference to the variant pl. fínta which occurs) IGT, Decl. § 95 .

Wine: f.¤ ab eo quod est vinum , Thr. Ir. Gl. 19 = Corm. Y 577 . mescai ind fíno, Ml. 77d7 . ni ib fínn combi mescc, Wb. 28b24 . céitgrinne fíno (gl. nectar) Sg. 122a2 . óol fíno óingrindi, Imr. Brain § 13 . roboí Noí ... ina chotlud iar n-ól ḟína, LU 115 . doberar f.¤ dó iarom corbo mesc, 6004 . f.¤ ┐ mid do dáil fair, TBC-LL¹ 1614 . fin Gall Gaulish wine RC xi 442y . da phaite ... hite lana do ḟin dobreth ... a tirib Gall wine brought from Gaul Rawl. 132b27 . Ériu iii 140.173 . f.¤ mbarc ó Rómanchaib, ZCP ix 454.28 . f.¤ bárc for tondgur fland, LL 49b48 (sic leg. Hail Brigit 11 , cf. BDD 81 and Heldensage 644 n.). .uii. taulchubi de f.¤ , LU 11045 . taulchuma fína, 5553 . TBFr. § 4 . BB 48b23 . f.¤ acneta (.i. sainemail), LU 8118 (but in : cúach ... ┐ a lán do f.¤ aicnetai and, 8793 , it seems to be contrasted with f.¤ sainemail, 8819 , see Vendryes, RC xxxviii 23 ). fin garc, Irish Texts ii 19.25 . f.¤ nua, PH 5511 . f.¤ serb vinegar 3314 . f.¤ find: ba mian leo bainni a ngroighedh ┐ a lairthech do thochaitim: fín find nobertis fair, Marco P. 36 (of the Tartars). dorortadh fíon flann (i.e. blood ), TFrag. 150 . craeb co f.¤ a fruitful branch LL 147a19 ( PRIA iii 548 ). risna fedaib fína (of kings) RC xiii 74 § 77 . aball fíona, SG 351.35 . amail bhíos buachaill an táibhirne ag fógra an fhíona maith, TSh. 10677 . pl. fíona (of different kinds of wine), Keat. Poems 863 . d p. go ffintoibh , Fl. Earls 32.15 . A vine (?) : scotha fína, LL 18b23 = Cóir Anm. 246 . Keat. ii 2039 . AFM i 52 . Cf. a ngill re fín tucadh hé do lucht luingi cendaigh ... ┐ do bhí thoir nocor cuiredh do ḟairi ḟína hé ... ┐ táinic in fín cen uireasbaidh rena lind, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 12 - 14 . ? f.¤ sgeimhe, ZCP viii 226 § 10 . fín acat (<Lat. vinum acetum) vinegar Sg. 73a7 . fín acét LB 171b53 ( PH 3842 ). on ḟin aicet, LB 162b27 ( PH 2873 ). Possibly a compd., as printed in PH.

Compds. (either in lit. sense or denoting superlative quality). ¤aba a river of wine: g p. finaband, Ériu ii 128.8 . ¤bél ` wine-mouth ' : as sobriquet, Fergus f., file Find, Dinds. 52 . Acall. 3017 . ¤blas taste of wine: suifid usce i finblassu, RC xxvi 48.258 . ¤búanaigid gathers the vintage: finbuanaigit (gl. vindemiant) Ml. 102a12 . ¤cháer a grape: pl. finchaera, Ériu ii 193 n. 11 . súgh a fíonchaor, A. Ó Dálaigh xii 3 . re súgh bhfíonchaor bhfíneamhna, TD 33.11 . ¤charb a ship laden with wine: g p. Irish Texts ii 30 § 42 . ¤deoch a draught of wine: éirghe o ḟíndigh, TD 9.33 . ¤fuil noble blood: fíonḟuil Cholla, TD 9.34 . d'ḟíonḟuil Ghall, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 398 . d'fionfhuil taoib mo thigiorna (of Christ's blood), O'Gr. Cat. 486 . a fhíonfhuil gan fhoirm peacaidh, PBocht 3.27 . an ḟíonḟuil do dhóirt 'san gcrann, Ó Bruad. i 6 (see n. p. 7 ). ? ¤gort ( ¤gart) wine-garden, vineyard: fig. of pers. : is é in Finnachta ... isé in crand fīngarta find, LL 306b23 ( SG 385 ). tocébtait na fingarta LL 308a5 . ¤scoth wine-blossom: (fig. of pers.) ra Brandub ... ra fínscoith na Temra, LL 302b3 ( SG 376 ). As npr. f. CRR 55 . Ériu iii 166.3 . Hence adj. ¤scothach (as sobriquet), expld. Cóir Anm. 246 : Fiacha Fínsgothach .i. sgotha fína ina ḟlaith ; similarly Keat. ii 2038 , AFM i 52 , but in ACMN p. 33 , `ffisgohagh of the abundance of white flowers that was in his tyme' (finnscothach abounding in white flowers). ¤ṡlatt a noble scion LL 140b16 . For fín- in proper names of persons, e.g. Fíngein, Fíngen (: dírged), Metr. Dinds. iv 202 : sídib, 336 : gel, 338 . Fínghean : Breagh, Ir. Review 1913, 625 . gen. Fínghin (: fairbríghneimh) ib. Fīnc[h]ell (: fírthenn), Gorm. Ap. 24 . Fīnān (: rígḟāl), Oct. 4 . Fīnōc (: mín-óc) ib. Fínscoth (see above), see KMeyer, Wortk. 213 . Fínsnechta, Rawl. 125a25 , 27 ; 129a16 . m Finnsnechtae, 117b39 . Finsnechta mac Ceallaig AU 805 .