fínit

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n (= Lat. finit < fīnīre) end, extremity ; the Lat. word used in Mid. Ir. didactic texts to denote end of a subject or section, opp. to incipit used at the beginning, e.g. fínít conclusion IT iii 66.27 . fínít dona debidib, 69z . finit dona díanaib (dechnadaib), 73.5 ; 78.7 ; hence by later writers used as a noun: grās Dé is na thós atámuid, ni ránuic sé fós finid, Carswell 246 . go riacht tusa go fínit a bhforusa RIA 23 L 17, 148b . ó finit píce go bóidcin point of a pike Dánta P. Feiritéir 104 .