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feirse

Cite this: eDIL s.v. feirse or dil.ie/21500

 

x see 1 firse .

fersech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fersech or dil.ie/21745

 

adj o-ā strong, forcible (? dexterous is suggested by Plummer, who took it to be derived from 1 fertas spindle): urchar fertsech feramail, TTebe 3300 . ro comfergaid co fersech ┐ co fircruaidh, 2517 . rochuir in mē[i]s co fersecha (fersech v.l.) fir-ard uada (of throwing the discus) 2475 . Compar.: fertsecha leis ar ai cantuna ... senchus nad fenchus, O'D. 3 ( H 3.17, c. 2 - 3 ). Cf. 1 firse .

fersechas

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Forms: ferrsechus

n u, m. (fersech) force, power (?): nir gab [feirg] re f.¤ was never moved to wrath by opposing force (?) TBC-LL¹ 4048 St = ra ferachas LL. fearr fola[d] feirsi .i. is ferr do neoch fola[d] lanloigi aige nā firsichus nirt indligthigh .i. ... na forbuain inndhlighthigh, O'Curry 1068 (< H 3.18, p. 440b ) = ferrsechus, O'Curry 1756 (< 23 Q 6, 34b ).

Cf. 1 firse .

fíre

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Forms: fíre

n f. (fír) truth, right: (in: ferr fīra firse , Corm. Y 647 , fira is prob. a mistake, as other copies of the cit. ( O'Curry 1068 . 1756 ) read ferr fola. See under fersechas and O'Dav. 904 ). breth fíri a judgment of truth SR 3341 . co fíri, Fél. Prol. 306 . Cf. also: i m-mes fíra (gl. in examen) Ml. 26c12 . 103c15 (edd. Thes. in both cases amend to fírián, cf. in mes fírían (gl. aequitas) 103c8 ).

Common in g s. fíre as adj:

(a) true, veracious: fath f.¤ , LL 127a7 ( MacCarthy 144 ). luige f.¤ a true oath PH 7321 . scél f.¤ , MacCongl. 5.21 . scél firi, IT iii 196.24 . aithescc fire, BNnÉ 253.18 . rí f.¤ gan ḟíoch gan ḟeall ` righteous ' TD 32.60 . (

b) veritable, genuine: in tan ... marbthar in animm ... is e sin in bas f.¤ , PH 7481 . námait ḟ.¤ do Dia, 2521 . cara fire, CCath. 5164 . biodhbha fh.¤ , PBocht 3.42 . fertach f.¤ genuine worker of miracles BNnÉ 253.21 . locht fire a real fault ZCP viii 108 y . an Dia f.¤ the true God Jerem. x 10 . serbhfhoghantuidhe fíri Dé, Parrth. Anma 98.11 = Luc. Fid. 54.3 . pleurisis fh.¤ ┐ pleuriss nach fír real pleurisy and pseudo-pleurisy O'Gr. Cat. 188 § 45 .

1 firse

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Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: firtse, feirtse

n n. (Breatnach, Ériu xxxii 92 ) strength (archaic or poetic word) : firsi .i. nert, ut dicitur : ferr fira firse , Corm. Y 647 . O'Dav. 904 (firrsi). O'Curry 511 (fir firsiu). feirrsi, firsi .i. neart, O'Cl. ferr folud firsiu 'consideration [is] better than force' Contract Law 184 § 51 . conutaing firrsi (.i. rocumdaigistar [sic leg.] nert), Anecd. v 28.1 . firtse, feirtse, ` strength, power, virtue , Lat. virtus' P. O'C. See fersech.

2 firse

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adj .i. eattrom ` light, fickle ' P. O'C. , quot. F[orus] F[ocal] v. 62. Metr. Gl. Ff . has only : `irsi' gach n-éttrom (v.l. sirsi), 74 .

firtse

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x see 1 firse .

irsi

Cite this: eDIL s.v. irsi or dil.ie/29088

 

x see 2 firse .