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1 fíal adj o-ā Ped. 1 315 , Thurn. Hbch. 34 , see an archaic spell-
75ing of this in: bad féal ... dogneid cach réit (gl. omnia
honeste ... fiant) Wb 13a29 (` faithfully ' Thes., where Stokes
suggests a derivation <O.Fr. feal<*fedalis). (a) decorous
becoming , seemly (of conduct or behaviour): adv. compar. ind
feliu (gl. verecundius) Ml 58b1 . bá fial dó buith arnaib ócaib
80céin dogēni calma. Is féli dō ... a imḟolach, in tan teches
it became him ... it is more becoming for him LU 5739
( TBC² 1266 = ba féile do TBC 1968 . féliu 1972 ). Of persons
modest; chaste: cedmuintera fialadh (= fiala) na tiagat
co cele atarruch ite mna annsin conoat a fele, O'C. 848
85(< H 3. 18, 385b ). (b) Of persons, well-bred, honourable,
noble (used of both sexes apparently in older sense of Engl.
gentle or Ital. gentile of such traits of bearing and conduct
as reveal noble nature and nurture (see féle), passing gradually
into sense of generous, hospitable , the usual later and modern
meaning: f. ¤ .i. maith, O'Cl. cen ócdaine, cen aes ṁbaeth |
5acht toga fer f. ¤ fírgaeth SR 4590 . techlach f. ¤ IT i 145.5 .
munter ḟ. ¤ TBC 5830 . in f. ¤ Fer dá lethe the modest man F.
Fél. Dec. 4 . la féil Flaind féil impir, Dec. 15 . ger f. ¤ Colaim
Cille ... adeirim ... feile goma sheacht Maodhócc that M.
is seven times as generous
BNnÉ 279.11 . nīsfil fo grēin
10fairind find fēil basid fēiliu, Arch. iii 297 . ruirigh Cloinne
hEoghain ḟél FM ii 962.10 (poem). v s. m. a Oisín ḟéil , Oss.
iv 10.8 . v s. f. a ingen ḟial IT i 70.4 . pl. mairfit Ulaid a
sescach dar cend a n-aenig [ = n-enech], ar it fíala Ulaid
TBC 1758 . cuslennaig ḟéil LL 29b45 . fēlithir dub-ēn `as
15generous as a crow
' O'Mulc. 310 (prov., cf. Titus Andronicus
ii 3.153 ). cia as ḟéliu i nHerinn ? `most hospitable' ZCP
iii 4 § 8 . cūicer is féile frīth riam | budh ḟerr um brat is um
biad, Acall. 2561 . Of things: o Abēl, fīrīal a dath ZCP iii
18.23 < Rawl. 68b52 (leg. fírḟíal ?). cét tinne ro ḟíala a
20hundred generous flitches
LL 300b23 ( SG 371 ). coibsen fiala
`sincere (frank) confessions' Ériu ii 55 § 5 . robsat fiala
fairsinge a foirghneamha ` hospitable ' MR 102z . brugh
fa f. ¤ fá bhiadhaibh 's fá mhaoinibh, Keat. Poems 861 .
Compds.: with subst.: ¤ ainech modest-faced (?), of
25 generous bearing (?): abair fris ba f. ( ¤ enech v.l.) ZCP
xi 96 § 55 (as pred. = honourable and generous ?). ¤ goit:
Adharcán corn bói ac Diarmait | dobeirthea a fialghoit do
mhnáibh, Acall. 136 (`generous drop ?' <Lat. gutta, Stokes;
= fíalghait noble plunder i.e. wine ?). ¤ garta noble generosity:
30 Mugain ... rochren f. cen faill LU 1277 = LL 145b21 .
¤ maisse: issi ar fialmasse iar fír | bith i fíadnaisse inn
ardríg LL 376a51 . ¤ slat a noble scion: ag fíalṡlait ḟóid
Eithne IGT, Decl. ex. 1124 . With adj., gen. forming
dwandwa-compds.: ¤ chas generous, curly-haired (?) one:
35 la Flann lasin f. ḟenech ZCP x 344 § 20 . ¤ chorcra modest-
blushing: a A., a ḟ., Acall. 6415 . ¤ dána generously bold (?):
Fiacha f. TBC² 2107 . TBC 2823 . ¤ garg generous and
stern: slóg ... na mac mór fialgharg, Acall. 1996 . ¤ nár
modestly-generous: ba f. fria hathchuingid hé, Acall. 2012
40(`delicately generous' SG ii 152 ). ¤ náirech id., ib. (v.l.).
superl. fer ba fialnáirige roboí a nEirinn Acall. 7965 . With
adj. formed from subst.: ¤ buidnech `of generous bands ':
Inber fialbuidneach Fele, Leb. Gab. i 272.21 . ¤ chrechach:
flaith[ius] Fiachach fialchrechaig LL 127b47 (`the generous
45raider
' MacCarthy 165 ).
Cf. 3 fíal.

2 fíal n (Lat. vēlum) a s. fíal Wb 15a32 ; b4 . a p. (?) cen ḟiala fos
SR 1447 . g p. na fial LU 2068 ( FA 14 ). A veil, curtain (in
wide sense): amail do eim in f. ¤ as a veil protects O'Mulc. 508 .
50 f. ¤ amirisse a veil of unbelief Wb 15a29 . f. ¤ glainidi fria gelgnúis
(of Moses) SR 4584 . amal bis a bloesc imm og | ... f. ¤
na firmiminti im bith 167 . f. ¤ in tempuil SR 7764 . PH
3365 . do ṡuidig Día f. ¤ neime ré gnúisib síl Adhaim RC
xxiv 372.14 . f. ¤ tened ... i prímdorus inna cathrach LU
55 2066 ( FA 14 ). oc déscin gnússe Dé cen f. ¤ , cen forscáth
etarru LU 2001 ( FA 6 ). Compd. dorat fialbratt ōir ... taris
amuich LB 221b4 .

3 fíal adj(in compds. = 1 fíal ?) kin, related: n ¤ chara a kinsman:
dia ḟialchartib ┐ dia chartib olchena LB 142b31 . ¤ charatrad
60 relationship: atá ar fialcharadrad araen .i. M. ... do tṡen-
mathairsiu derbtṡiur m'atharsa `we are related, M., thy
grandmother, being own sister to my father
' Acall. 5751 .
¤ chairdes, —ius id.: tria connailbi ┐ tri fialcardius, Cog.
74.18 . Cf. fíalchaire and fíalus.

65 ? fíala n abundance, profusion (?), hospitality (?) (cf. 1 fíal):
roddet i lLaignib dom deóin ... f. ¤ [bī]d beoda bladaig,
Ériu viii 68.43 (< LL 31a13 , féile um biadh v.l.).

fíalach adj o-ā (2 fíal ?) veiled (?): of a woman: an fialach saor
Sacsanta, Cl.AB 206.92 .

70 fíalaigid v g (2 fíal) veils, covers: fialaigim [-dim MS.], gl.
Lat. velo, Corm. Y 626 . Cf. fíallgud.

fíalchaire n iā,f. (fíalchar) kindred feeling or affection: gan
ḟialchaire, gan chomḟégadh comaltais MR 298.21 . fiar-
chairi (fialcoire v.l.) chairdisa re Tiauandaib, TTebe 2756 .
75 fear a chrotha, a ḟola ┐ a ḟialchaire a man so handsome, so
noble, so generous
(?) FM vi 2176.20 `of his ... hospitality'
O'D.).

fíalchar adj o-ā (cf. 3 fíal) having the love of kindred; akin:
ar ecnairc na fola fialchaire (of Christ's blood) LB 74c13 =
80 fírchaire (v.l. fíncare), Ir. Lit. 42 .

fíallach: x see fíanlach.

fíallachus n soldiership (?): ba hōc h'f. ¤ intan dodeochad
cucond `thou wast treated hospitably' RC xxi 152.11 (on
p. 402 Stokes explains it as `private parts' < 1 fíal which
85seems far-fetched and unlikely).

fíallgud n m. gebid in rí a ḟ. ¤ n-imétrom n-imthechta immi
TBC 966 = a edgudh n-imettarlomh St; `sein leichtes
Reisegewand
' Wind., taking it as = ffal-étgud. Possibly
vn. of fíalaigid, in concrete sense.