Cite this: eDIL s.v. fúachtnaigid or dil.ie/24610

Forms: fúachn-

v g (fúachtain; occasionally fúachn-, which seems a mere scribal error) apparently is aggressive or violent, makes an attack, injures, does injury , used of persons, animals and things, generally intrans. with FRI : no fúachtnaiged fria cholaind (gl. fiched) ACC 110 . sochaide dib ro fhuachtnaig fri araile, Sc.M 5 . ro fuachtnaighseat tuath an filed fri fer do muinntir na cathraighe ZCP vii 305.1 . Common in Laws Comm. (where it glosses fo-fich) in dis- cussion of injuries intentional or accidental : ce fuacht- nuigid mil dibh re cele `though one of the animals may attack [injure ?] the other' Laws ii 2.18 . ce fuachtnaighidh iarann faebrach caich dib re cheile iii 238.1 . ma frisin mbaoth fuachnaigter ann, H 3.18, 632b6 ( O'C. 1394 ). With acc. : ni ro fuachtnaig féin na héris ACC 96 Comm. ( RC xx 272 ) = ni ro fuachnaig LU 1009 . ro ḟuachtnaid LB 239a39 . With cogn. acc. : diles do mucaib cibe fogail fuachtnaigit do denumh and, H 3.17, 264.34 = Laws v 154.21 . Absol. : madh si in chual ro fuachtnaig and `that did the injury' iii 174.12 . secht neithe im a fuach[t]naigther no im a fidhther comrac v 302.1 (gl. on : atait secht re fechaiter). cidh i llo cidh i n-aidchi uactnaighes, Rawl.B 506, 29b10 ( O'D. 2300 ) = foghlaigis, O'C. 2506 ( Eg. 88, 41c ). lonnaighis uime ┐ fuactnaighis go dermair BNnÉ 322 § 28 . ro ḟúacht- naighsetar na dā ergail co trén `the two battle-lines attacked (each other)' TTr.² 1413 .

Unusually F.¤ FOR avenges on: ata tri pecaid is mo fuachtnaiges Dia for duine, O'Dav. 993 . (where it glosses : do fich for).

Cf rig escaires cain ┐ cairde do gres, ┐ tuath is menche [sic] uachtnaighus `it is the king that proclaims cain-law and cairde always and [it is] the people that oftenest disturb them' Laws iii 132.8 (= ḟuachtnaighis H 3.18, 428b2 ).