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Domnannach

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Forms: Domnannaig, Domnann, Domnannaich

pn o, m. (Domnann) most freq. in pl. Domnannaig = Fir Domnann : rotinolsat teora Conachta . . . .i. Domnandaid ┐ Fir Craoibe Tuathae Taitin, Ériu viii 176.15 . Domnannaid, Metr. Dinds. iii 58 . andsa chathsin Airtig do dithaiged Domnannaid fadeoid, Lec. 343a40 . teacaid Domnandaich ┐ Dail nDruithni, 352b4 . Froech mac Fidaig soermacamh na nD.¤ , B. Fermoy 67a . bátár tinoltai na gamanraidi oc Ailill ┐ cach oén do Domnandchaib, IT ii2 215 . Muresci mac Dāiri do Domnandchaib, TBC-I¹ 2163 . do Domhnonnchaib, Lec. 62a3 . As adj.: meic Dairi derg Domnannaich , 596a48 .

fidach

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Forms: fidhach, feadhach

adj o-ā (fid)

I Wooded, abounding in trees: ar slis sleibi fidaig , Celt. Rev. iv 218.7 .

II n o, m. trees (coll.), timber: fidhach (v.l. fíadhach), feadhach (m.) IGT Decl. § 55 . f.¤ cuir comdlútha, MR 162.13 . ba tocradh do sidhe in fighach do bein ina fherann, Lism. L. 895 . lógh a fhighaich 897 . do chuir cuid da manchaib do buain fidhaigh ... ar coill, BCC § 79 . Cf. fedach.

1 formna

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Last Revised: 2013

Forms: formnu, formnu, formnae, formnai, formnada, formnai, formnaib

n io, m. originally n. (formna ndagduíne, Ériu xlv 11 § 4 ). d s. formnu, LU 6924 ( BDD 54 ). LU 9762 . LL 282b33 . a p. formnu, SR 3992 . formnae, LU 6863 ( BDD 44 ). formnai, Gild. Lor. 161 . Acc. to Zimmer ZCP i 92 from formuin `upper back'. In texts the distinction between sing. and pl. is often obscured by later spelling. n p. formnada is found in late texts (BB, MR).

(a) in lit. sense shoulder, shoulders: na formnai , gl. humeros Gild. Lor. 161 . gen scieth ... for a formnai, RC xii 96 § 127 . samalta ┐ orsnáth cach finna ... dara formna síar, LU 6546 . claideb ... iarna formnu a ... sword hanging from his shoulder TBC-I¹ 3203 = c. iarna formna; formnai 3276 ; 3287 (= c. bara chliu; iarna thaebdruimm, TBC-LL¹ 5340 , 5389 ). seissiur ingen ... ┐ tuignech futairli forro go f.¤ a ngualann, Acall. 5028 . da gilla ... ┐ tuighnech ... forro co formnaib a ngualann, 3745 . ar righthibh a[r] formnaibh fer ronruccadh isin righthegh, ZCP viii 219z . togaibh G., ... ┐ cunnaibh re t'ucht ... ┐ re t'[ḟ]ormna, vi 27.21 . snigis tromṡnechta ... cor ránic co formnu fer, MU² 307 ( LL 264a33 ). co roiched fuil formnada fer, BB 420a50 . go n-éirghe fuil ósna formnaibh, TD 16.67 . ic brudh a formnadh ┐ a cloiccend, CCath. 5758 . atchuala C. fúaim ind usci fri formnaib in miled, RC xiv 422 § 41 ( LL 110b36 ). Of animals: toccbais bleidhmíl ... a fh.¤ a n-airde uas trethan na ttonn back BNnÉ 61 § 83 (of the `fish-island' cf. b). da natraigh ... ┐ a formnada ┐ a cind a n-airde, Aen. 487 .

(b) transf. back, surface, of land, etc. and esp. of the open sea: Arand ... tadall fairge re a f.¤ , Acall. 340 . f.¤ cacha fuinn, MR 100.16 . formna fērtlachtmara ... cacha bruighe 100 z . anmanda ... for a f.¤ (of an island), Anecd. i 53 § 23 . ráncatár formnae na fairgge, LU 6863 ( BDD 44 ). co mbátár for formnu na fairrce, LU 6924 ( BDD 54 ). o ro siachtatar f.¤ na farge, LL 283a18 . co ra leth ... dar f.¤ na fairggi (of a mist) LL 235b35 ( TTr. 1394 ). sochtsat for f.¤ na fírfairge, Metr. Dinds. ii 26.16 . Cf. ... a dondúathróic ndondlethair ndegsúata do f.¤ cethri ndamseched, LU 6422 = TBC-LL¹ 2561 (`Schulter' Wind.).

(c) top, highest part, extremity (possibly: ... formni gil, Thes. ii 292.11 comes here, but cf. LU 3036 , under d below); co féice ┐ co f.¤ na bruidne, SG 178.4 (om. Laud, Acall. 3799 ). o ṡiothbaca a ṡāl co f.¤ a chean[n]mhullaig MR 260.5 . ro thormaighetar na toirthe co nach fuilngitis formnada forghablanna fiodhbaidh fothaib so that the branching tree-tops could no longer support their weight (?) 100.17 . Laignig ... i costad in catha sin | na formnaib na iarculaib in van and rear 188.13 .

(d) fig. apex, climax, perfection: cléthe .i. f.¤ nó int art fine .i. intí is airdi don fine ut est ... co clethi fine ... .i. co f.¤ na fine, O'Dav. 486 . Aed mac Fidaig f.¤ nert, ZCP iii 262.15 . is rí Fiachna f.¤ gil, LU 3036 = SG 235 (perhaps in lit. sense, cf. Thes. ii 292 cited at beginning of c above). f.¤ síne samraidh, Snedg. u. Mac R 11 § 39 . diamad ḟer i f.¤ [fornna MS.] a aíse the prime of life TTr.² 1500 . luid dar f.¤ lái acht súail `it has almost passed the shoulder of the day' (i.e. mid-day ?) RC xiv 414.10 ( LL 109b19 ). iar ndul ... i f.¤ a feasa ... ┐ i muinighin a dea ┐ a eolusa, RC xliii 48 § 46 , cf. condighsedh i formnai a dhána `apex (?) of his art', Lism. L. 2303 (see Keat. ii 5446 ff ).

(e) Folld. by part. gen. the choice, the best part, occas. passing into sense the greater part (cf. forglu, sect. c): slechtais L. ... co formnu fer nErend do P., LU 9762 . boí ... día farsingi in tige i tallastár f.¤ lāth ngaile in chōicid, 8739 ( FB 55 ). f.¤ flathi fer nErend, LU 9741 ( RC vi 164 ). .xxx. láech de formnu sluaíg na cathrach, LL 282b33 . f.¤ bó fer ┐ ech TBC-LL¹ 4194 . co ffargaibhset f.¤ a ngregha, AFM ii 738.4 . In pl.: Conaire ... co formnaib fer nErend n-imbi, LU 6915 ( BDD 52 ). So in chevilles: nir línaib fer, formnaib snas SR 5633 . batar ḟlaithi formnaib sell | for .u. coicedaib Herenn, Rawl. 156b36 . formnaib dāl ib. 43 . f.¤ .i. imat ut est f.¤ taircetail, H 3.18. 653 (cf. ... dicetul faidhe f.¤ tairceta, O'Dav. 817 ). f.¤ .i. imad no forgla ut est ... formnaib ech n-allmuire, O'Dav. 927 . ? slog find forderg formnib ech, LU 3866 ( SCC 38 , `for multitudes of horses', Leahy i 182 ).

in muir mor ... ro dáil rí grene ... for formnu féne Forainn SR 3992 may belong to this but sense (a) would suit both passages.

(f) f.¤ casbairdne name of a metre IT iii 89 § 118 .

1 fráech

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Forms: fraech, froích, ḟruīch, ḟroīg, f., fraoch, fraech, Fróech, Fraech, Froech, Fráech, Fraech, Froech, Fraich, Fraích, Froich, Fraích, Fruich

n o, m. (O.Ir. froích, W. grug) fraech (an tsléibhe) IGT, Decl. § 96 .

(a) heather, and in wider sense low scrub growing on moorland, including bilberries, etc. g s. inna dærcae froích , gl. vaccinia Sg. 49a10 ; cf. derce ruich (vaccinia) Thes. ii 48.11 = derce roig, 360 (leg. ḟruīch, ḟroīg). f.¤ .i. brucus `heather' Ir. Gl. 565 . f.¤ (one of the losa feada `herb-trees'), Laws iv 148.1 . Auraic. 1157 . fraoch, fraech ` heather, ling ' Hog. Luibhl. pursibatum Timus .i. bilur Muiri .i. f.¤ , ACL i 334 § 30 (a water-plant ? See fochloc). donarlaic ... isin fraech, LL 114a18 ( ScM. 20 ). antrenn .i. sliab fraich ┐ aiteann asuiduig (= assuidiu) `a heathy mountain and furze upon that' Laws iv 276.20 Comm. ni dechaid fráech ... inna béolu (of a cow) LU 8123 ( FB 9 ). ro lommair seom in fróech isin maigin, Trip. 92.9 (1020) . baile ... aénaig in tulach sin. nicon ro fhás f.¤ na aiten na fidh fuirre, Ériu xi 50 . cosmhuil ris an bhfráoch annsa bhfásach, Jerem. xvii 6 . guth circe fráoich an tsleibhe, BS 152 .

(b) a heath, moor: inis aluinn ... f.¤ ferglas ina medhón RC xiv 54y . In n. l.: do taraill le F.¤ nAirend ... conid F.¤ Slemna a ainm di sodoin, Dinds. 113 (= LL 168a27 ). do loisc ó fhráoch go tuinn ... `he burned ... from the heather to the sea' Duan. F. ii 320 . Hence in wide sense of an expanse, indefinite tract or distance: baí acum dar fraech immach | cóeca ingen, LU 3980 ( SCC 45 ; `über die Heide begleiteten mich' Thurn., Sagen 102 ). ní rontétlai fiad dar f.¤ `no quarry escaped him over the heather' Metr. Dinds. iii 158 . dlighidh righ Fear Luirg ... trí heich áilli tar ard ḟ.¤ `from over the deep sea' (= from abroad ? or [for riding] over the moor ?] Leb. Cert. 132.14 = for ardḟ.¤ , BB 274b8 . ruc a curach for fraech fairge, Anecd. i 52 § 15 (hardly 2 fráech, fine weather being implied); ib. 57 § 56 v.l.; cf. tar fraich Erb (.i. Alba [Alban ?] ZCP v 487 § 12 (B. na f.).

(c) transf. of anything rough or bristling: cuiris f.¤ a dromo a n-airde (of a boar), Fianaig. 66.7 . soichfidh crú tar fraoch fuilt `over dishevelled hair' ML 122.7 . Cf. ar ḟraoch th'fuilt ... do earmuis gaoth puirt Parrthais, 23 H 8, 60 (Skene, Celtic Scotland iii 424 ). f.¤ frithrosc (name of a species of Ogham in which the letters of two groups were interchanged in inverse order) : ogam rind fri derc .i. f.¤ f.¤ , Auraic. 5994 . cf. 6008 . See frithrosc.

(d) the Ogham name for the letter u : ur .i. fraech, Auraic. 1195 , cf. gruidem dál .i. fraech, Anecd. iii 43x (Briatharogum Morainn ; not in the Auraic. version).

(e) npr. m. Fróech mac Idaith, LL 248a12 = Fraech mac Fidaig , YBL 55b47 . Froech, TBC-I¹ 741 . , Fráech, LU 5224 , etc. Fraech, AU 496 . Froech s.o. Cuscraid, Rawl. 161a38 . a s. Fraich, Rawl. 161b2 . v s. Fraích, LU 5221 . g s. Froich, TBC-I¹ 760 . Fraích, LU 5236 = Fruich, TBC-I¹ 759 . See Onom. s.v. Ath F.¤ , Carn F.¤ , Síd F.¤ & cf. Nia (Nat) F.¤

Compds.

(a) with subst. : fraoch-choileach ` grouse ' P. O'C. (cf. cerc ḟraích). ¤finna coarse or shaggy hair: tría fróechfinnu (-findfad v.l.) ferb, BDD 130 ( LU 7733 ). ¤mag a heathy plain: an Fraochmagh, ML 72.20 ( ML² 1038 ). ¤mes ` heath-fruit' (bilberries, etc.). fraechmeas Brig Leithi Leb. Cert. 2 . ¤madra heath-dog, wolf (?) : fána fraochmhadraibh, TSh. 5698 (2 fráech ?). ¤dond : co Fingin fergga fráechdond ` heather-brown ' Metr. Dinds. iv 336 .

(b) with adj. : ? ¤lethan : (as npr. m.) Findchad ... mac Fraechlethain, TBC-LL¹ 4760 (Traiglethain St) = Fraeglethain LL 262a9 ( MU² 36 , traig-, traidh- v.l.). ¤mín (epithet of hair) : barr fraechmin ... ar laechraid Luchra, SG 241.24 .

See also froíchne.