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aithirne

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Forms: aithrinne, Athairne, Aithairne

n Also aithrinne (see Marstrander, ZCP vii 376 f. ) calf: cen gert ferbba fora n-assa athirni .i. lóeg, LU 562 (ACC). aidhrinne .i. laogh .i. aidh-rinne .i. aith fri rinne .i. sine na bó .i. in laogh, O'Dav. 30 . aithrinne .i. láogh, óir as áith no gér é ris na rinnibh .i. ris na sineadhaib, O'Cl.

Name of a kind of satire (if same word): bera do rig clothach Coirbre log cimedu do cumhalaibh cáinibh; co a.¤ uii. saighes a.¤ icend cacha cuindsen, Laws iv 346.11 . aithrinne .i. rinn āith .i. tenga āith fri hāir, Corm. Y 98 .

As n. pr. of a famous poet and satirist, see Ériu xiii 13ff. Athairne, Corm. Y 690 . In title of tale Tochmarc Luaine ┐ aidedh Aithairne , RC xxiv 272 .

1 ferb(b)

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Forms: ferba, ferba, feirbe

n ā, f. (cf. Lat. vervex, Vendryes MSL xii ; Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 63 , RC xxiv 227 , cf. Pokorny, ZCP xvii 305 ) IGT, Decl. § 39 .

(a) a cow (poetic word): f.¤ .i. bó, Corm. Y 584 . RC xx 250.4 . fearb .i. bó, O'Cl. Lec. Gl. 157 . dha ṡenainm ar bhúaibh, ferbh is laithri, Metr. Gl., Ff. 16 . g s. cen gert ferbba (.i. bó) without a cow's milk LU 562 ( ACC 8 ). RC xii 70.11 . Menn ferba (.i. laegh bo do chur fa eilit), ZCP xii 360.21 = m. erbo (.i. laog bó), ACL iii 310 § 2 . baothān ferb (.i. laogh bó), ZCP v 484 § 9 (B. na f.). pl. ferba .i. bai, LU 10369 . teora ferba , Laws i 64.1 (.i. teora bai, ib. 15 ). teorae ferbai, Corm. Y 585 . ferba brachtchi fatted kine LU 8886 ( FB 68 ; glossed: bó LU, bui Eg.). ruccatar tricha ferbu (.i. bo) tricha láegh, BNnÉ 45.12 . cona chathchris do cholomnaib ferb, TBC-LL¹ 2569 . colamna fearbh ... .i. croicne bó, O'Cl. (cf. finnu ferb `cows' hair' BDD 130 ). inar do croicnib ferb, CCath. 4675 . fri hirad fearbbai [s]ceo gabrai `bestowing of kine and horses' Ériu viii 173.12 . céad fearb, ML 146.20 .

(b) a female deer, a hind (a different word = erp ?): g s. luas ainnli nó feirbe , CF 562 . ITS v 156.19 (ferbe). ZCP x 298.14 (eirbi). sé mhíle fiadh ... a n-éagmais aigh ┐ fearb, Oss. vi 130.11 . In: romarb in ferb dia bois buirb (: lerg), ZCP iii 23.18 ( Rawl. 80b ), prob. we should read fer; the allusion is to the legend of S. Thomas, see Leg. Aurea, Dec. 21 . Cf. erp, ferbóc.

(c) Of a woman : fri smachtad ferpu 'in accordance with a cow's command', BDC 142.614 .

2 fír

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adj heavy with milk, milch. Explained by glossators as 'white' and 'milk', Ériu xli 123-25: teora ferba fira, Laws i 64.1 ; glossed: fira .i. finda .i. teora bai iar fir ib. 15 ; .i. teora ba blechta .i. ba fir a mbeith co suth, 18 . teora ferbba fira .i. teora bae blechta, ar ita fír bliucht bó; biid dono fir finn ut dicitur teora ferbba fira .i. teora bae finna for there is f.¤ (meaning) `cow's milk'; there is moreover, f.¤ `white', RC xx 250.7 . fir .i. find, Corm. Y 585 . teora ferbba fira (.i. finna), 584 .

foluchta

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Forms: fulachta

adj teora ferbba f.¤ ... .i. tri bolca, RC xx 252.2 (`three bleeding boils', Stokes). comdar ferba fulachta for a gruaide `blotches raised on his cheek' Laws iv 14.30 . The last ex. is explained by Bergin as pass. pret. pl. of fo-loing, Ériu xii 199 ; the first may be in same construction and to be similarly explained.

gert

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n ā, f. an indefinite word meaning any of the by-products of cattle except their young, cf. Thurneysen, ZCP xvi 211 . Gen. used of milk. gert .i. lacht (.i. blicht F.), O'Dav. 1032. cen gert ferbba (.i. cen loim no cen geilt) fora n-assa athirni (.i. loeg), LU 562 = RC xx 158.22 (ACC Comm.). lethgert .i. ... leith in lachta, O'Curry 440 ( H 3.18, 237a ). ās acus los ocus geart the growth, the calves and the milk, ZCP xv 240 § 3 = Laws ii 196.7 ; cf. 198.z . a ngeart glossed lacht, ib. iv 90.11 . itir fuilledh, ocus los, ocus gert, 164.5 Comm. g s. log gertha (gerta v.l.) cacha bó, iv 316.1 . Sometimes explained as manure: gert .i. tuar, O'Don. Supp. (s.v. gert , < H 3.18, 379 = O'Curry 827 ). gert, in tuar, Laws ii 200.1 Comm. ass ocus los, ocus gert ... ocus is e in gert hisin screpall ar miaslach bo moire no daimh riata, 210.y Comm. ar gert na mor-innil (sic leg.), 220.8 Comm. ceithri ba in gerta ... se bu dec in lachta, 18 - 19 . Cf. also 220.1-2 where miaslach and gert are each used of manure ( ZCP xv 225 ). Used to include milk and manure: gert ┐ indoth `das Produkt (Milch und Dünger) und der Wurf,' Bürgschaft 26 § 71 . gert .i. in blicht ┐ in tuar, H 2.15A, p. 57b ( O'Don. Supp. s.v. tuar ). co ngert .i. in lacht ocus in tuar, Laws ii 388.29 Comm.