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cétfaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cétfaid or dil.ie/8896

Forms: cétbuid, -aid, cetfad, cédfaidh

i, f. vn. of ceta-bí. O. Ir. cétbuid, -aid. cetfad f., IGT Decl. § 12 . cédfaidh f., § 42 .

(a) sense, feeling, understanding, skill : is uaísliu cach ceítbuid córe gl. pax Christi, quae exsuperat omnem sensum, Wb. 24b4 . foirbthi acétbuidi gl. sensus, 33c18 . hon chétbaid gl. sensu (compassionis), Ml. 61a7 . do láni chétbutho inna huilae insce gl. ad totum intelligendum, Sg. 25b7 . triachetfaid ṅgairg, SR 4995 . cētfaide ecnai (in list of virtues), ZCP iii 25.10 . cédfadh . . . do mhér skill (to a harper), Studies 1919 613 § 12 . téid soin ar chéadfaidh catha / do Ch. calls forth C.'s skill in battle(?), DDána 92.32 . a ciall ┐ a cedfaidh, Stair Erc. 302 . ár gcédfaidh, Duan. F. i 17.15 `valour', iii 236 . go d-táinic . . . céadfadh iona g-curadhaibh, ML 48.27 .

(b) sense, meaning, interpretation : ataat di chétbuid híc , Wb. 18d9 . issí tra inchetbuidsin forthet in lebur ar chiunn, Ml. 35a8 . aitherrech cheitbada gl. aliter, 98b5 . 98d2a . focail . . . / na gcuir mór n-ughdar céadfaidh `in which many authors find (i.e. each a different) sense', Content. v 43 . ? a ccédfadha do leanmhain, RC iv 354 ( O'Cl. ).

(c) opinion, way of thinking : is sí cétbaid alanaile ant sin, Ml. 36a1 . ní cétbaid dosom gl. quamuis multi de hoc dicant, Sg. 71a4 . ní díltai dano incetbuid nísiu (of Priscian), 201b10 . c.¤ araile senchad, LU 4332 . amal is chetfaid do fairind as some think, 2583 . is fearr in cetfaidh thossanach olldas in cetfaidh sin, BB 24a44 . si cetfad goma . . . `it is thought that . . .', Laws i 82.z Comm. iar cetfaidh `it is assumed', 138.13 Comm. cedfaidh (sic leg.) deroil dím ag cách, Prolegomena 44 § 14 . nir chedfaid re C. aen-fer d'a fhostad C. thought no man could restrain him, MR 258.6 .

(d) Miscellaneous abstr. meanings: a gclú 's a gcédfoidh, Celtica iv 118 § 23 ` fame ', 191 . c.¤ .i. comairle, ut est . . . i c.¤ na fine, O'Dav. 508 = comcetfaig, Laws iii 52.9 . cetfaidh .i. comairle, Stowe Gl. 269 . mar cédfaid as a n-étaighib `self-conceit', De Contemptu 2189 . ? ná léig éntroigh d'imarcaidh / dá cédfaidh le Condachtaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 1178 . mó 'sa chách a chédfadh, ex. 550 .

(e) Of the (five) senses: na cétfaide, O'Mulc. 403 . búadred do chétfaidib, LU 7914 ( BDD 152 ). cetfaidhi cuirp ┐ anma ┐ folaid, BB 331a32 . cúig chéadfhadha mo cholla, Dán Dé i 19 . ar na scarthain . . . re cetfadaib corpardaib, Cog. 192.6 . céadfaidh an tadhaill, TSh. 1913 . annsa cedfadh ghabaltaigh = in sensu propatulo, ZCP xviii 260.31 . na cēadfa corpordha, Párl. na mB. 1153 . ? ceciph no imrordaighfead Críst ina cedfaidh in his hearing, Aisl. Tond. 93.8 . fiadh cech naon no bhíodh ina chetfaidh `in his presence', Hugh Roe² 304.6 . i cēdfuid a fō .i. a fiadhnuisi a tiagerna (B. na f.), ZCP v 483 § 5 .