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fíachaige n iā, f. (fíachach) indebtedness, liability: leith fiach-
aidhe ar in nonbar tanaisti ┐ cethraimi fiachaidhe ar in
tres nonbar, O'C. 2132 (< H 4.22 p.87b ). fobith fine
fiachuige `a tribe liability ' Laws ii 86y .

fíachaigid(ir) v g . (1 fíach) (a) incurs a debt or liability: pres.
5 subj. rel. cia dia fiachaigedar (gl. ad quem debeat) Ml 44b3 .
(b) in Laws makes liable; makes a claim (on or against):
Cain lanamna: dileas do cechtar da lina cia ro chaithe
... ar araile acht ... ni ro fiachaigastar dligid (= except
such liability as the law has imposed) Laws ii 342.4 (glossed:
10 in ni fiachaiges nech dib do reir dligid what one of them
claims
ib. 19 . See Ir. Law 2 ff. 13 ). inti fiachaigther ann
`who is sued' Laws iii 478.14 . is laisin cach fiacaidther ann a
rogha `everyone who is made liable' BCrólige § 17 Comm.
nā ro fiachuightur im cinuid a fine that he may not be held
15liable for
Laws ii 88.4 .

fíachaigthe adj io-iā (part. of fíachaigid) debited; liable; due:
hond feuchrai fiachaigthi (gl. severitate debeta) Ml 38d7 (`by
the due severity
').

fíachaire n io,m. (fiach) one who prognosticates by observing
20 ravens (?), a birdseer (?): in fíachaire (v.l. fiadchuri) fáthach
` raven-caller ' (of the Mórrígan) Met. Dinds. iv 198 .

fíachairecht n ā,f. (fíachaire) raven lore, prognostication:
Ériu viii 121 .

fiachán n o,m. (dim. of fiach) a little raven: co ndebairt in mathair
25mo fiachan bec-sa sút ... inde [Fechin] dictus est , Fél. 48.29 .

fiachdae adj io-iā (fiach) raven-like: brandae .i. fiachdae .i.
ar duibe, Corm. Y 105 .

fíachugud n u,m. (vn. of fíachaigid) fining; making liable:
comad é Cormac aderadh ag fiachugadh Luigdech ..., O'C.
30 1694 (< 23Q6 p. 13b ). g s. fo daig fiachuighthe na fine, Laws
ii 88.7 Comm. (?) eillini fiachaigthi `a defilement that should
be punished
' Laws iii 96.7 .

fíaclach adj o-ā (fíacail) toothed; having large or prominent
teeth or tusks: a s. f. fíaclaich (gl. dentatam) Sg 49a17 . As
35 subst.: f. ¤ coilleadh .i. torc the tusked one of the wood i.e.
boar O'Cl. (`a wild boar of the forest' P. O'C. ). f. ¤ Find
(name of a kind of Ogham), Auraic. 6093 . lánchend tri
lorg línfíaclach BDD 93 . As sobriquet or npr.: do Ghilla
ḟ. ¤ hUa Baighill AU 1213 . di ṡleig Fiaclaig meic Conchind,
40 Fianaig. 48.6 . ZCP viii 118.7 .

1 fíad prep. with dat. (f. ¤ firu LU 9773 is in a Mid. Ir. text),
usually lenites. Orig. a subst., cf. W. gwydd `presence,'
and perhaps folld. by gen., cf. f. ¤ cach druing dein SR 4519
(Strachan, M. Ir. Decl., takes druing here as d s f. The word
45is f. in later lang.) cf. dothaitni grian fhiad cach druṅg SR 249 . cf. also f. ¤ meic dé athar ZCP viii 561
< Lec. 183va 40 but: f. ¤ genemain 2808 . Often written fia,
esp. before d. feád LU 10978 . With rel. partic.: fiadh
ndéntar ZCP xvi 170 . With pron. suff.: 1 sg. fiadham,
Anecd. i 73 § 200 . fiadum, Aisl. MC 41.21 . 2 sg. fiadutsa
50 LB 174a51 . fiadsu, Aisl. MC 41.21 . 3 s. m. fiada, Trip.
136.28 . fiada, Corm. Y 645 . fiado-som, Mon. Tall. § 78 ,
fiada LB 184a33 . BB 393a11 . fíadai LU 10826 . fiadae,
O'Mulc. 49 . fiado, Bürgschaft 19 § 59 . 2 pl. fíadib Wb
19b6 , 24b12 . 3 pl. fiadib 10c5 . fiadaib Ml 112d8 . (a) before,
55 in presence of: gl. pro [tribunali] Ml 26c16 . coram
61b19 . fiad Abimelech (gl. ante A.) 53b5 . amal bid fíadib
nocrochthe as if He had been crucified before you Wb 19b6 .
f. ¤ chách openly, publicly: Wb 3a7 . 2a1 (gl. in manifesto).
18d8 (gl. seorsum). Ml 24c19 . corop imdergad deit fía cách,
60 Mon. Tall. § 15 . segair in chest isin tig feád ind oclaig LU
10978 . f. ¤ na sluagaib, Anecd. i 68 § 155 . no bīdh ... C.
f. ¤ cách cech die, Arch. iii 308 vi 12 . f. ¤ ainglib PH 4677 .
f. ¤ aingliu 6800 . f. ¤ dálaib before assemblies Fél. Prol. 315 .
f. ¤ mathib Ulad LU 8790 ( FB 59 ). cor tasfen cách a cherd
65... fíad firu Herend LU 9773 . fia fiadnaib before witnesses
Bürgschaft 17 § 52 . fiadnaise didiu fiad neoch naisi 19 § 58 .
f. ¤ nUlad errathaib in the sight of the champions of Ulster
TBC² 3561 . co ndernsat col mór fiadh Dhia ┐ fia dhainibh
AU 1128 . co ttudhchatar uaidh fiadh ṡūilibh `escaped
70before his eyes
' (openly) FM ii 692.4 . P.O'C. (s.v.) cites
from a copy of the Táin: fiadh a chéle = hi fiadnaisi a
cheli TBC² 784 . (b) in the eyes of, in the opinion of: atchessa
fiad lucht na n-etarnade comtis aige alta they seemed to
those lying in ambush to be wild deer
Hy vii pref . isat somilis
75f. ¤ borbaib, at sérb ... f. ¤ ecnaidib (= dulcis stultis, amara
sapientibus) PH 4662 . cinntech fia Dia ... nemchintech
fia doinib 6214 . ar bat nefni fiadu na todernuma tuctha
fair he counted as nought the tortures 6590 . cíat ísliu f. ¤ [fia,
la, v.l.] daínib, Fél. Prol. 153 . nirbo coir fiadha he did not
80deem it right
Anecd. ii 13.8 . bec fiadsu innisin ┐ mór
fiadumsa, Aisl. MC 41.21 .

2 fíad n u,m. (acc. to Ped., i 112 a derivative of fid `wood,'
orig. an adj. = ` wild ,' cf. W. gwydd `wild' and Lat. silva-
ticus < silva, a sense preserved in compds., but early applied
85to wild animals in particular, and used as subst.) Wild
animals, game, esp. deer , early coll. but later also distrib.:
f. ¤ foluaimnech skittish deer (?) ZCP v 22 § 11 . ní rontétlai
fíad dar fráech no quarry escaped him Met. Dinds. iii 158 .
oc seilg ar cach f. ¤ hunting every game LU 9888 ( Proc. RIA
iii 1893-6, 534 ). im chetguine muicce no aige no fíada no
5fiadmíla TBC 248 . a ndegaid ind ḟiada síde the fairy deer
Acall. 5324 . tecaid fíad alltaide ┐ loitidh ... uile 4211 .
fiad 4429 = dam allaith 4430 . f. ¤ cacha feda (.i. allaid), Laws
v 482y (484.20) . in duine tainic do gait in fiadha as in
cuithig iii 458.4 Comm . lánamain gacha fiadha ar bith
10 a pair of each (species of) wild animal (including birds, see
Duan. Ḟ. p. 20 ), Acall. 3615 . pl. na fiadhu wild animals
(oppd. to: na ceannda), Laws iv 120.6 Comm. no marbdais
na fiada ar luas LL 260a34 = IT i 72.12 . tangadur na fiada
amach isin muir ar teiched roim na conaib, Acall. 3234 .
15 lus na fiadh (gl. ferina) Ir. Gl. 183 . an fiadh (= cervus Ps.
xli 2 ), TSh. 4424 . fiadh .i. fiadhain ` wild, savage '; `a
deer
' (g s. fiaidh); fiadh fionn ` fallow deer ' P.O'C. ( Deut.
xiv 5 ). fiadh ruadh `a red deer ' ib. fiadh barr a stag BCC
§ 163 . § 297 . Compds. ¤ chapall wild horse: amhail do-ní
20fiadh-chapall don chapall mhín ó neamh-aithighe na cuinge,
TSh. 7450 . ¤ chat `a wild cat, a forest cat ' P.O'C. (possibly
a mistake for fid-chat, q.v.). ¤ cholum a wild pigeon (gl.
palumbem) Sg 70a16 . ¤ chorr a crane TBC² 1940 . ¤ chullach
`a wild boar ' P.O'C. Ps. lxxx 13 . ¤ ech a wild horse: g s.
25 fiadeich FB 37 Eg. ¤ fraech: Fódhla na fiadhfraech of
heathy wastes
BR 158.18 . ¤ graig a herd of deer (or wild
mares ?) ZCP viii 311.9 . fiaidhleitiús wild lettuce (ref. to
lactucis agrestibus Exod. xii 8 ) Eochairsgiath 98.3 . ¤ mag:
untilled plain: for fiadmaighibh, CCath. 866 . ¤ míl a wild
30 animal (esp. of the deer kind): inna huili fiadmila (gl.
omnia [cervorum] generis animalia) Ml 121c20 . (Of two
calves:) foréimdes comairle forru odergena fiadmíla díb
LL 165a50 . fiadmila bid i muine, Corm. Y 646 ( hares ?).
i n-adba oss ┐ ḟiadmíl ┐ sinnach TBC 5996 . feoil oss ┐
35fiadmil ┐ mathghaman, CCath. 2906 . snechta mór ... co
rola ár n-innili ┐ fiadhmhíl ┐ enlaithe ... FM ii 852.12
= conruslá ár ndaoine ┐ indele ┐ ḟiadhmhíol an mhara ┐
énlaithe ALC i 46 . f. fairrge a seal (?): mar clises fiadmil
... fomorda fairgi fa murbruchtaib ... min-eisc ` sea-monster '
40 MR 248.10 (cf. f. an mhara in last cit.). ¤ móin a bog, swamp:
fidh na fiadmoin (: iarnóin) IT iii 69 § 16 = Bruchst. i § 25 .
¤ muc wild pig: Dinds. 35 . pl. fíadmucca, Met. Dinds. iii
386.12 . fiadhmuc .i. muc fiadhain O'Cl. fíadrath stock granted by a wanderer or outlaw(?): f. .i. rath ernir i fidh eirnidh loingsech no fogluid no feinniuth, O'C. 879 ( H. 3. 18. 393b . See 2 rath. ¤ uball a wild
apple, crab-apple: FM iii 614.3 . fiad-ubull, Laws v 474.1 .
45 meitis fiadubla `as large as wild apples' Dinds. 62 . míach
fíadubull BDD 85 .