foigde, faigde

Cite this: eDIL s.v. foigde, faigde or dil.ie/22848

Forms: foigde, foighdhe, foighe, fóigh, f., foigde, foighi, foighdhe

n ,f. see ZCP ix. 60 . foigde Wb 25b8 , 9 . foighdhe 60 IGT, Decl. § 3 p. 45 . Later also foighe and fóigh. Cf. foigid, Trip. 80.23 (886) .

(a) begging, soliciting , absol. or with obj. gen. of pers. or thing; sometimes with IMM of thing: do foigdi to beg (gl. fratre ambulante) Wb 26b9 . utmuille et déess et f.¤ mendicancy 25b9 . oc foigdí 26b14 . f.¤ `mendicancy' 25b8 (contrasted with divitias). in n-aís déed caras foigdi cáich 25c19 . for foigdi a-begging 25b11 . tanic Bricri d'ḟaigde Fergusa TBC 6133 . ic faighdhe ubhall, Lism.L. 1425 . is bocht ré ré fear na faighdhe, Dán Dé xxxi 22 . a ccur fri fuacht, faighdhe ┐ gorta beggary FM iv 818 . amail tanigc ... co Martan dia fagh[d]e ima brat, BColm. 60.7 . dodechaid do saighid E. ... dia faigdi 'mo oendeirc to beg from him his only eye Dinds. 64 . g s. gréssich foigde na pronn constant in begging for dinners Wb 31b23 .

(b) a request, boon: rocuinnig f.¤ ... cosin siair, Ériu iii 196 § 19 . luid ... do chungi[d] fagh[d]i feraind, BColm. 34.15 . do iarraidh faighde ferain[n], BNnÉ 314 § 7 . d'iarra[i]dh faighdhe ech ar an nGamannraidh, Celt. Rev. ii 24 .

(c) free victuals, entertainment, hospitality (given as alms or social obligation): foighi (gl. epulum, epulae) Ir. Gl. 815 . foighdhe ` quarters, lodging or entertainment for stranger or guest ' P.O'C. díothadh (ón fhoighdhe) IGT, Introd. § 49 (cf. díthat). cūic la dēc in sodsnadma (sic) ┐ cūicidh in foighde (of rights of free quarters and victuals), Laws ii 30.10 Comm. atat .iii. fesa do rig, a fuirired a faigthe a dligid ... a faigdi o doroimle a fuirired, O'C. 805 (< H 3.18, 373a ). ar nā taidled fer ... a thechsom do aigidecht nó ḟ.¤ LL 117a45 . ainm an ḟir tug foighdhe nó aoidheacht uaidh `free entertainment' Keat. i p. 172 . co tánic gilla ríg M. ar búannacht da tig-si ... Tucad in chét-bargen ... i fiadnaisi in gillai conduaid, uair ní fitir in challech nach do ḟoigdi chena tánic in gilla, Ériu i 132z ( LL 46b ). a faide fri doma- taid ┐ a gaire fri sendataid (duties towards a fostermother), Laws ii 348.11 Comm. (= faighdi v 96.26 Comm .). fās faigde iv 344.5 (= a barren hope i.e. one from whom it is vain to solicit alms or entertainment? Expl.: .i. fer ro creca a déis ┐ a ferann ┐ a selb ... ┐ is fas dno, cia foighe, mana gata, no mana creca a enech ... is fas do dno, a faithche fria galar ┐ a repaidh mana tabra nech ní do ar Dia 352.11 ). nach fuil ni ar bith agad fein acht iasacht ┐ faighdhi (rendering quia nihil habes quod non accepisti), Instructio 140y .

Late spellings: tainic aíghe uasal do tigh D. co ndernad fóidhi dó, Lism.L. 1251 . an tan tangadar boicht Dé dh'iarraidh foide air ┐ gan ní 'na laimh lea riarfadh iad BNnÉ 162 § 26 . an lucht senma | nar an ag Caoimgin ré fóigh (: cóir) who did not stay for hospitality 150 § xvii 10 . triallait [na boicht] imtheacht ┐ gan anmhain re fóigh (: dóigh) 149 § xv 10 . fuaras foighe ó nár bhuidheach m'inntinn, Tribes of Irel. 42.14 .

Cf. alltánach oirc ... mír fáighdhe fuair, Ir. Texts i 27 § 16 .