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1 ferb(b)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ferb(b) or dil.ie/21691
Last Revised: 2019

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 .

finna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. finna or dil.ie/22141
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: find, find, finnu, finnae, finna, finda, fonnaib

n io, m. also find, o, m. , earlier neut. n s. find ngairit, Corm. Y 242 (= f.¤ gairit, Thr. Ir. Gl. 10.1 ). grend .i. gruaidfinn .i. find ngruaide, Corm. Y 728 . d s. finnu , BDD 38 . LU 4881 . g p. inna finnae , Ml. 72b16 . A hair (of men or animals): gl. pilus Ml. 72b16 . cach finna ásas triána chend, BDD 109 . nothescbad finna fri gaīth, LU 9192 ( FB 91 ). no dedhlaistis finda for usciu, BDD (Y) 128 (finnae U). 137 (finna YU). dia taraill a lám ... finna a brothirni inn étaig, SR 7644 . cach finda ... dot fhult, MacCongl. 95.21 . g s. i mbun cacha finna , LU 8398 ( FB 27 ). doim ... gu cluim foda, teora boss a bhfot gacha finna dhibh, Marco P. 42 . caille aen-finna `a veil of one thread' Laws v 382.21 Comm. pl. ulcha imlebur ┐ uathad finda liath inne a few grey hairs PH 1968 . do finnaib gabur of goat's hair Hy iv 11 Comm. Coll. hair; fur, fleece: gaimen .i. gaim-finn, is sia a find-side quod [h]ieme occiditur , Corm. Y 242 . moethgilla ... doná ro ás finna nó ulcha, TTr.² 1528 . finna gaisitech forru bristly hair Marco P. 89 . luch ... is sí dergg cona find `a mouse ... red-raw, with its hair on' RC xiii 446.6 . nach bentar a ffionna dibh that they are not shorn (of sheep) BNnÉ 57 § 66 . cia beith do lēithi a ḟinnai however grey his hair may be ZCP iii 34.20 . In ZCP x 347 § 21 : om mullach gom finnuib, leg. fonnaib?

Compds. ¤líath grey-haired: fer farsaid findlíath, LL 267b30 ( MU² 746 ). óclach findliath, Acall. 3487 . folt findlieth, TBC-LL¹ 5476 St. ¤lúasgach: fionnluasgach lí súla i mbí ina condull, Ériu xiii 40.27 ( O'Dav. 1199 ) may belong to this (cited under compds of 1 finn, above). Such compds. as finn-bude, ¤chas, etc. are prob. to be referred to 1 finn, though doubtless often understood of finn `hair.' ¤líath also probably belongs to 1 finn, Loinges mac nDuíl Dermait 81 .

1 mo

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Forms: mu, -sa, -su, -sea, -siu, mu, mú, Mo

gen. of 1 s. pers. pron., used only before subst. as proclitic, both as poss. and as obj. gen. (e.g. iar mu soirad after delivering me, Ml. 104d2 ); often emphasized by the enclitic -sa, -su or (after palatal vowel or const.) -se, -sea, -siu follg. the subst. The form mu is common in Ml.: mú bás, Ml. 80a9 ; ar mu sémi-se, 22d1 ; mu menma, SP ii § 1 ; mu lebran, ib. § 2 ; for mu mud, § 8 . Lenites a follg. consonant; the lenition is generally expressed in the case of c, t: mu charat, Ml. 73d1 ; tar mu chenn, 76d9 (but: mu cenn, 80b2 ); ar mu chnamaib-se, 58a11 ; mu thire, 62a7 ; mu th[u]aithe-si, 34b6 ; in the case of other consonants occasionally in Mid.Ir. texts (not in O.Ir.): dom ghalar, IT i 124.8 ; mo ṡerc, ib. 10 ; mo phopa, CRR 3 ; mo pheccaid, PH 7359 ; mo dherbrathair, ZCP xii 393.36 ; mo Dhúilem, 394.1 ; mo tsethracha, ib. 2 (ts = ṡ). Before lenited f the usage varies: moisitiu (= m'ḟoísitiu), Ml. 46b12 ; m[ḟ]eulae, 47c4 ; m[ḟ]ithisi, Fél. 76.9 ; but: do ól mo flede, FB 6.

The final vowel is usually elided before an initial vowel or lenited f, but occas. persists: m'ainim, Ml. 55a4 ; m'ernaigde-se, 50d7 ; m'etarcne, 103a9 ; m'íce, 62c7 ; m'athir-se, Thes. ii 291.9 ; but: mo ainech-sa, Wb. 14a4 ; mo anmain-se, 32a8 ; mo ainm, Sg. 200b10 ; TBC-LL¹ 1053 ; mo ærchoíltiu-sa, Ml. 132c15 ; mo aingil, PH 1823 ; mo airchindech, 2064 ; mo uli indmas, 704 ; mo hires, 2325 ; mo á, Corm. Y 70 = mo ha, H 3.17 c. 662 ( O'D. 946 ) = Ériu xi 43.35 .

Affixed to a preceding prep., the vowel is dropped before an initial vowel or lenited f, commonly before consonants also; the letter m is freq. doubled, showing that it never suffered lenition: domm anmain, Hy. vi 8 ; domm [dom v.l.] imthús, vii 35 ; domm anacul, ib. 37 ; imm'aire, IT i 79.12 ; imm drungu, ib. 16 ; imm fochraib-sea, PH 2893 ; lamm Chua, Fél. Dec. 24 ; huam fonnaib, Ml. 78b9 ; óm céliú, SCC 13 ( LU 3341 ); com iarraid (= ocom i.), ib. 44 ( LU 3937 ); but: dommo mnaí, FB 87 ( LU 9126 ); dommo múintir-se, PH 5793 ; oc mu lebran, SP ii 2.

After the particle a folld. by a voc. case, mo remains unlenited: ammo phopa, TBC-LL¹ 1106 ; ammo Choimde, Ériu ii 122 § 62 , ACL iii 293 § 1.

In late language m' is occas. lenited before an initial vowel: mh'occlach . . . mh'oircinneach . . . m'umhla nó mh'urraim, BNnÉ 266 § 234.

Mo is freq. used in combination with a proper name (usually a hypocoristic form), esp. with names of saints, such forms coming in time to be treated as a single word and often replacing the orig. name of a saint in popular usage. See Wortk. §§ 33 , 92 and cf. similar use of poss. pron. 2 do. The follg. are examples: M'Aedóc (Aed, Aedán): Maedocc, BNnÉ 191.12 ; Maodhocc, ib. 17 ; Moedocc, ib. 4 ; Moeóg, 132 § 3 . Mo Barri (Bairre), BNnÉ 11.2 . Mo Becoc (Beccan), ib. 8.9 . Mo Bí (`my living one'?), Fél. 168.40 . Mobí Indsi Cuscraid, 170.29 = Biteus, Mart. Don. July 22. Baptismal name of Brénainn of Clonfert, Lism. L. 3362 , BNnÉ 45 § 7. Mo Briccu, LL 348 c . Mo Choe, Fél. 158.8 , 15 (prob. variant of Mochuae). Mo Choemóc (Coemgin), Fél. Mar. 11. AU 869. Mochaemóc, LL 353 marg. inf. Name of Senan, BNnÉ 87.9 , 89.4 . Mo Cholmóc, Fél. July 25 = Colmán, 170.33 . Mo Chommóc (Commán), Rawl. 89a36 . Mo Chrítóc, Fél. May 11 = Critán, 130.36 . Mo Chuae (Cuae), Fél. Mar. 30 , May 4 ; lam'Chua, Aug. 6 = Cronan, 182.31 . Mo Chumma (Colum), see ACC 140 Comm. ( RC xx 414 ). Mo Chuta, -u, name of St. Carthach, BNnÉ 291. Mo Dimmóc (Dimma, Diarmait), LL 352c1 . Mo Diuit (Simplex), Fél. 72.40 . M'Ernóc (Ernán ?), Fél. Aug. 18 , 186.32 . Mo Eca (= Moḟeca, Fechín), Fél. 48.27 . Mo Lais(s)e (Laisrén), Fél. 208.23 . Mo Locca .i. Locheni, Fél. 48.22 . Mo Lua, Mo Luóc (Lugaid); lam' Luóc, Fél. July 25 . quies Lugdach .i. mo Lua, RC xvii 168 (Tig.). Mo Ninn, Fél. Sep. 16. Mo Nenn, 208.20 (St. Ninian, Latinized form Nynias or Nennius, see Plummer Bede ii 128 ). Mo Ninne (f.), Fél. July 6 = Darerca, 166.19 ; Monanna, ib. 29 . Mo Ṡilóc, Fél. 168.30 , 170.36 . lam Ṡílóc, July 13 . Munnu, -a (= Mo ḟinnu `my white one') = Fintan, Fél. 226.4 . Munda .i. mo a finda .i. ainm bāide, Corm. Y 878. See Thurneysen, ZCP xix 364.