frital

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Forms: frital, friotail

n o, m. frital, IGT Decl. § 17 ; but d s. friotail, Content. xxii 6 (: goimh a s. ; leg. gomh ?).

(a) speaking ; (with obj. gen.) telling, declaring ; speech, discourse: frituil menci (a duty of clerics) LB 260b81 . arna f.¤ fá deich (= decies repetita) O'Gr. Cat. 211.23 . gébaid linn do ló in ḟritail (i.e. in the Day of Judgment ?) IGT III ex. 481 . anmchara ... ré friotal ┐ ré foillsiughadh reachta ... Dé don rígh, Keat. ii 5345 . an ré inar bhḟeidir linn friotal gach smuaineadh (= put into words ?), Hackett iii 6 . ní bhí do ḟriotal ... aca acht Dia, Oss. iii 266.25 . adeir se [viz. Pádraig] liom mar friotal, 258.1 . an beal so ag friotal leat, iv 34.1 . Repeating (?) : coir arís a friotal sin, a ndubhairt draoi Airt, DDána 36 § 2 . iomad leabhar re friotal na fírinne, Keat. iii 1091 .

(b) interpretation (late sense) : do réir ḟriotail a aislinge, Gen. xl 5 . fear friotuil an interpreter Job xxxiii 23 . A translation : do réir an ḟriotail nó an translation dorinneadh leis na seachtmhogha fear friotail (i.e. the Septuagint) Eochairsg. 57.11 . do réir an Seachtmoghat Fear Friotail, TSh. 976 . Cf. ... boi C. ic f.¤ a aicepta soisceli repeating (?), interpreting (?) Fél. 202.40 .