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airétromma

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n (airétromm): torbatu, airétrumma, fosta `an easy bearing', Triads 215 .

airnbertas

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n o (cf. prec.) housekeeping : tri fostai dagbanais: fosta thengad ┐ gensa ┐ airnberntais (airbertais v.l.), Triads 180 . airnbertais .i. ag dénamh ┐ ag ordughadh gach neithe mar as dú, p. 41 . trí fóindil drochbanais: fóindil scél ┐ ataid ┐ airnberntais, 181 .

Cf. airbertas.

? anfontai

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n fosta fri a.¤ (fosta fahanfostaigh v.l.), Ériu vii 138.18 (= ZCP iii 25.24 ). Cf. anfosta.

anfosta

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adj (2 fosta ) restless . As subst. a hanḟosta (to the Devil), SR 1734 .

atúaid

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Forms: antúaid, atúaidhean, -eamhain

(túaid). In O. Ir. antúaid (cf. Gadelica 133 ). Adv. of place stressed on second syll. In later lang. also atúaidhean, -eamhain (see Bard. Synt. Tr. p. 25 ).

(a) from the north (freq. with verbs implying motion): antúaid cach ṅdiruch gl. flat rectus ab axe `straight from the north', BCr. 19c1 . rogabsat . . . la hairer nErend antúaid, LU 6753 (or to be referred to (c)?). tic-si a.¤ , Fing. R. 16 . Of north wind: atuaid in dub gailbech, SR 71 = anair in gaeth corcra . . . atuaith an dub, Laws i 26.y Comm. corb taithne grian . . . i tuaidh do feruib betha, 22.18 Comm. tuc in míscél leo atuaid a tír Channan, LB 123b24 . a tuaidhean . . . / do smuaineadh leo a leanmhain, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 362.11 . teacht a dtuaidh, Content. xxviii 15 . buidhne thromdha a dtuaidheamhain, Aithd. D. 16.31 . táinig Féinius . . . adtuaidh ón Scitia go Maigh Seanáir, Keat. ii 73 .

(b) With FRI to the north of: friu antúaid gl. sol dexter oritur (i.e. in India), BCr. 35c2 . ata ferta Bice fri tiprait antuaid, Trip.² 845 .

(c) With idea of motion reduced or absent: indalanaí antúaid alaile andess gl. duae arcti sunt; one in the north and the other in the south, Sg. 67b22 . oc tuidecht do P. do Chlochur antúaith (where a. limits C. rather than the verb). TTr.² 2041 . baoi alaile anchoire antuaid o sláne, Mon. Tall. 159.8 (§ 77) . co n-acus . . . a n-indread anair ┐ aníar ┐ andeas ┐ atúaid, BDD² 239 . rí Dúin Ṡobairce an-túaid. Fing. R. 11 . coro fói lee atuaid, 14 . a fosta F. a.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 5253 .

banas

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Forms: bhanais

n m. (ben) g s. an bhanais, an bhanasa, IGT Decl. § 27 see below. the condition of a woman; womanliness; woman's activities, etc. trí fostai dagbanais: fosta thengad ┐ gensa ┐ airnberntais. Trí fóindil drochbanais: fóindil scél ┐ ataid ┐ airberntais, Triads 180 , 181 . ná imdergthar imut for Midir ní drochb. duit-siu, LU 10903 `it is not unwomanly for thee', Ériu xii 185.6 . b.¤ bhaile .l. b.¤ baile, feras tighe no baile, IGT Decl. loc. cit.

1 búarach

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Forms: búairge, -aig, buorach

n o, n. (bó + árach) n p. búairge. Later with a d s. -aig. b.¤ f. (as crotach g s. croitche, n p. crotcha, g p. crotach), IGT Decl. § 56. spancel for cows at milking-time: b.¤ .i. bo ┐ árach .i. ceangal bhios ar bhoin, O'Cl. buorach gl. lora, V. SS. Hib. i 258 n.9 . focheird crand mbuarach / la gach funghaire solus, Ériu xiii 14.29 . tricha bó . . . co mbuargib créduma, LL 37729 ( RC xiii 40 § 12 ). cūic būairghi in cach inbhi . . . ┐ atgnīed cach banchoic dībh a būaraigh, ZCP vii 300.10 - 11 . caill tón bo can buaraig, Auraic. 5242. co tarat béim dia buaraig ina chlocend co ndernai slicrig dia chind, LL 22259 (cf. Dinds. 86 ) = rothend búaraig 'ma brágait, Metr. Dinds. iv 24.20 . More generally: ort bid buarach . . . / 'got chengal, MR 296.10 . 'na mbuairgib . . . ┐ i ngaistédaib, 316.31 . buarach trom `heavy harness' (of chief), Magauran 4431 .

In transfd. sense milking-time, (early) morning: buarach .i. bó ┐ árach .i. fosta buarach dana bó ergi .i. matan moch. unde dicitur fescor im buarach, Corm. 7 = fescor ┐ būarach, Corm. Y 131. buarach .i. bó éirghe .i. moch mhaidean, O'Cl. ō būarach go nox, ZCP v 487 § 15 (B. na f.). fesccur mbúarach `evening [and] morning´ Ériu xxvi 82 § 9 .

Freq. in phr. i mbúaruch this morning, a short time ago, just now (see Stories fr. Táin Gloss.; Zimmer, KZ xxx 13 - 18 ; Vendryes, Études Celt. ii 127 ; Meid, Stud. Celt. iv 72 - 73 and Celtica xii 108-12 ): himbvarvch `just now', Hib. Min. 3.83 . inn edpairt tucai[s]iu dam-sa i mbúaruc, Lib. Hymn. 87.15 . is hé dorinchoisc dia felmacaib i mbúaruch, LU 5056 = hi fuarach, TBC-I¹ 567. rodos marb . . . ambúaruch, LL 12988 ( RC xiv 428 § 52 ). déna airfide . . . anocht, febh do rignis . . . imbuarach, TFrag. 46.16 . ambúarach tomorrow , Leb. Gab.(i) 146.5 (see bárach).

1 dag

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adj good. Later deg. Thurn. Hdb. 49 . annag .i. non bonum. dag .i. bonum , O'Mulc. 47 . dag .i. bonus no piscis , ib. 289 . écndag .i. ni dag .i. non bonum , ib. 357 . annach evil, bad , O'D. Suppl. 573 b . dag .i. maith, LB 36 a 24 f.b. .i. maith, ACC § 46 . deach .i. maith, O'D. Suppl. (or = dech). death .i. maith, ACL iii 280 . Often deth-: deth-arrachta, ZCP vi 26.17 . -bertach, 48. 20 . -cluach, 34. 9 . -rígan, 25. 11 . -thapaidh 30. 27 . -thengthach, 50. 33 . Frequently written d┐; occasionally also dath-. Mod. pronounced dé-, dea-, Seanchaint 79 . 205 . Independent use of dag: droch do drochaib, dag do dagaib, Corm. Tr. 61 . dag a dagchomul na céir, ACC 46 . derb dag i mba, ib. a pl. deich treaba dagha (.i. maithi), Ériu ii 4. 5 . Adv. well (Contribb.): sciath aca ar lár a ethair... fo tailfed dag...cethri drond[a] dechenbar, RC xiv 404. 18 .

In composition with a following noun or adjective, Zeuss 857 . Thurn. Hdb. 221 : good, noble, intensive very . For fuller collections s. Acall., Laws, CCath. Index, Todd Nenn., Hom. Leg. Ind.

A dag

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dag-airle a good counsel Wb. 29 b 17 . isí mo degairle, ACL iii 220. 29 . is derb ropat degairle, TFerbe 280 .

dag-airliud good merit, well-deservingness LU 34 a 16 . 76 a 10 . dag-arliud .i. oca mbí deg-bríathar, TBC-LL¹ 1695 Y. deg-arliud, LU 34 a 16 . RC iv 256 . decchairilleadh, AFM vi 2370. 3 . deg-airilniud, ALC ii 262. 15 .

dag-aiste a good metre . d. in dána, IT iii 106. 2 .

dag-aithrige (MS. dagathrige) a good repentance Cambr. 38 a .

dag-altair good fosterage Laws ii 164. 10 (opp. mialtair, ib. 8 ).

dag-altram id., ib. ii 164. 6 , 19 .

dag-armtha well-armed TFrag. 22. 14 .

dag-bág a good fight : co ndernsat d.¤-báig de, LL 191 a 52 .

dag-banas : trí fostai dagbanais: fosta thengad ┐ gensa ┐ airnberntais (airbertais, v.l.), 'three ways in which a good woman is steady: steadiness of tongue, of chastity and of house keeping' Triads § 180 , Ériu xxviii 155 . dag-ben a good woman, a lady : gruc da .i. dagben, Corm. 17 . degbhen, CCath. 4038 .

dag-bert brave deed ZCP x 363 : tabred dagberta for ar n-imthechta, LU 15 a 5 .

dag-bés a good custom Laws iii 24. 14 . degbés, ZCP viii 113. 7 . Ériu v 130. 48 .

dag-béscnae good behaviour, morality Laws. degbéscnai (g s.) Ml. 85 d 2 . d s. i ndegbæsgnu, ib. 87 d 5 . 105 b 2 .

dag-biad good food O'Mulc. 685 .

dag-bliadain a good year LL 128 b 28 .

dag-boltanach sweet-smelling : lán do lubib dag-boltanchaib, Aisl. Tond. 111 . Cf. degbolad.

dag-briathrach of good words LL 155 b 8 .

dag-cenél a good race LL 279 . ingen óc alaind co ndagcenel ┐ co ndaglégund, RC viii 152 § 3 .

dag-ciall, LL 153 b 14 .

dag-clann a good offspring : Lib. Flav. 23 b 2 , 12 .

dag-coic a good cook : fo lámu dágchoca, MacCongl. 93. 18 .

dag-comairle a good counsel Wb. 29 a 21 . degch. AFM 26. 17 .

dag-comairlid a good adviser : dia deghchoṁairlighibh AFM v 1862. 3 .

dag-cride a good heart, generosity : dagcraidib, ACL iii 235. 32 . deagh-, ITS x 200 .

dag-dán a good gift, poem, art : saer daer dagdana, Laws v 96. 10 . rogab gnimu dailim do airim a degdán, BB 382 a 6 .

dag-dess good and comely , Gorm. Mar. 31 .

dag-dia good god (etymological gloss on Dagda) LU 32. 25 . LL 266 b 38 .

dag-dias a good pair Gorm. Oct. 26 . deg-dias, Feb. 11 .

dag-dond: ben Néill in druing dagduind, LL 139 a 42 .

dag-doss a good bush Gorm. Jan. 7 . deg-doss, Mar. 3 , May 18 .

dag-duine a good man, a brave man, a nobleman, a righteous man ( Donlevy, passim ). Wb. 6 b 23 . 18 c 14 . i coimthecht dagdóine, ib. 16 d 2 . carid dagdoini, 27 d 11 . dag- : Ériu i 215. 12 . TFrag. 144. 2 ; 204. 16 . Lib. Flav. 27 a 1 . 35 . deg-duine, LU 53 a 8 . degdáine, MR 224. 15 .

dag-eire a good (i.e. heavy) load LU 64 b 22 . 89 a 15 . 95 a 35 . RC xiv 54. 6 . degeire deise no trír, Acall. 3942 .

dag-éirge good rising-up : ar-dlegat a ndaigéirge 'they are entitled … to their good rising [before them]' The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 130 § 13 . dag-Eogan brave Eogan LL 130 a 39 .

dag-eolach well-informed ZCP iv 235. 4 .

dag-éraic a good mulct : nenaisc d. a mucc foraibh, Lism. L. 319. 16 .

dag-ḟeidm good use Ériu ii 4. 7 . deg-, Todd Lect. vi p. 99 .

dag-ḟer a nobleman, a gentleman, a brave : oirchinnig ┐ daigfir ┐ tóisig, Alex. 442 . ar galaib dagfer, LL 203 a 37 . AU i 254. 9 . LL 156 b 23 . 158 a 381 . deghfir, BB 385 b 7 . Acall. 1033 . KMMisc. 264. 13 ; 272. 9 . dagḟer, degḟer, Gorm. Ind. do degferaib ┐ do degdáinib, LL 227 a 23 . deghfer dana a good poet AFM iii 598. 17 . deghḟer labhra a good speaker, ib. ii 1136. 14 .

dag-ḟeras : tréde faillsiges cach ndagḟeras: dán, gaisced, crésine, there are three things which reveal that a man performs his functions well: a special gift, valour, piety Triads § 196 , Ériu xxviii 155 . cach ndagḟeras .i. gach feidhm nó gníomh iomlán nó feramhuil 'every activity or full or manly deed' Triads 41 , Ériu xxviii 155 . dag-ḟethal, SG 84. 37 .

dag-ḟial good and modest Gorm. Jan. 30 , Aug. 7 .

dag-ḟind very fair , ib. May 15 , Dec. 11 .

dag-ḟolad great wealth Laws iv 298.2 ; v 70. 10 . deagh- folaid, ib. ii 308. 26 .

dag-ḟorcetul good instruction LB 12 b 126 . Hence dag- ḟorcitlid a good teacher. d pl. dagforcitlidib, Wb. 11 b 6 .

dag-gním a good deed Wb. 6 a 8 , 6 a 11 , 10 a 17 , 33 a 17 . a doughty deed LU 61 a 15 . deggnim, Ml. 14 b 15 . CCath. 1190 . Cf. deggnímrad valiant deeds ZCP iii 28. 13 . i n-dagnimrathib, Thes. ii 244.32 .

dag-ime a good fence Laws iv 126. 24 .

dag-impide a right, proper request : is cóir daigimpigi duit ar nidad dichumaing, Anecd. i 11. 13 . deg-impide AFM 1132. 8 .

dag-imradud a good intention : forbe in dagimrata, Wb. 3 d 5 (opp. drochimr., ib.).

dag-ingen a good daughter LL 138 b 23 .

dag-ingnad very strange : diamair d., LL 157 b 28 .

dag-laech a brave hero : adchiu d.-u in beth[a] (sic leg.) ZCP iii 46. 14 . deglaech, MR 224. 14 . do deglaech ┐ do degóc, LL 100 b 16 .

dag-laechdacht, LU 67 a 31 = TBC-LL¹ 1050 .

dag-léigend, RC viii 152 § 3 .

dag-less good profit, especial weal Acall. 3772 . doghéna dháibh bur ndeigleas, Acall. 3606 .

dag-lind good time LL 129 a 47 .

dag-lóg a good price SR 5836 .

dag-mac a good son or boy MR 136. 10 . deaghṁac léighinn a good student Donlevy 456. 16 (= scolaire maith 458. 29 ). ML 58. 2 .

dag-máin benefit : is éicrichnichthe donindnigsom a dagmóini, Wb. 28 a 17 . Alex. 926 , 930 . inna degmáini, Ml. 27 a 6 . a seoit ┐ a degmáini, Cog. 18. 18 . Ériu ii 2. 3 , 9 .

dag-menmae hilarity, jollity Mon. Tall. 143. 5 . Cf. deg-menmnach, LL 155 b 47 .

dag-mian a good mind Gorm. Jan. 26 . BB 48 a 40 . YBL 314 b 20 .

dag-mór very big Gorm. Sept. 11 . degmór, ib. May 20 , Nov. 20 , July 30 . samaigis stacci direccra degmaru forsna beraib, MacCongl. 63. 2 .— Gaul. Dagomārus, npr. m.

dag-naidm a good security : fal fosuidigthear dag-nadmaim, Laws v 506. 11 . Anecd. iii 29. 6 .

dag-nár good and bashful Gorm. Mar. 26 , May 9 , Nov. 26 .

dag-nem good heaven ib. June 5 .

dag-nia a brave hero : dagnia derg, Rawl. 116 b 12 .

dag-nóisech: do dlighid dian daghnoisech, Anecd. ii 75. 2 .

dag-nuachar, LL 157 a 6 ; a noble mate, ZCP x 363 .

dag-óc a goodly youth, a brave warrior TBC-LL¹ 1263 . 1640 Y. TFrag. 1062 .

dag-óg a good virgin Gorm. July 2 . deg-óg, Jan. 6 , Oct. 17 .

dag-phreceptóir a good teacher Wb. 4 a 2 .

dag-rád speaking well of Gorm. May 17 .

dag-rāith a good security Laws i 118. 21 .

dag-rann a good stanza Gorm. Jan. 31 , LL 7 a 48 . deg-rann, LL 10 b 41 . 153 b 15 . BB 382 a 6 .

dag-rath good grace or luck, full prosperity Gorm. Feb. 26 . Fearna mór mílib d. (g pl.) AFM ii 576. 3 . cúig bliadna déc fa degrath, Cog. 140. 20 .

dag-riar, Mart. Don. Introd. 37 . Donlevy, pass.

dag-riattae well-trained Leb. Cert. 160. 2 .

dag-rosc a good eye (of sight), Corm. 689 Y.

dag-rún a good resolution, purpose, a good end : ar do dagrúin ndrechaig, ZCP viii 232 . TBC-LL¹ 1695 Y. co ngeib d. degmessa, LU 76 a 9 . degrún, BB 375 a 31 .

dag-ṡégdae majestic, sublime : ic mac Dé dagṡégdai, Rawl. 69 a 24 . deighṡeghdha, BB 9 a 15 .

dag-ṡén good luck SG ii 469. 11 . degṡén, Top. Poems 40. 6 .

dag-ṡochor good profit : bidh co d. re fód danacul ar nóg ar ég, ZCP viii 227 .

dag-ṡoillsigud a good illumination ZCP iii 222. 2 f.b.

dag-thapaid very quick, active, expert : an drong dhánata dh. dhíscir dhenmnedach, ALC i 412. 6 . dorónsat comlainn fic[h]da...degthapaid, IT ii2 141 (l. 477) . ML 28. 4 . bulli na láma deisi degth., Cog. 194. 8 . go dian-deghth. AFM 2318. 4 . deg-thapad vigour MR 318. 14 . deg-thapa = d.¤-thapaid: dosgiobadar a longa...go d., Atlantis iv 166. 22 .

dag-theist bonum testimonium Wb. 25 a 18 . deg-theist for chach, LB 260 b 81 .

dag-thimthach: dobert d. imbi, LL 117 b 36 .

dag-thír a goodly land Imr. Br. (of the Ir. Elyseon). deg-t., CRR 4 . BS 54. 4 .

dag-thorthech abounding in fruit: sam sogar .i. is d. in samrad, LL 188 a 32 .

dag-thrian a good third : a d. mo chuarta sa, Fen. 168. 13 .

dag-thuath: dúnadach cech d., LL 344 c 13 .

B deg (see also 1 dag):

deg-accomul a good union Laws ii 362. 3 (= soaccomol, l. 4 ).

deg-adbae a goodly dwelling ZCP viii 207. 3 .

deg-adbar good material, one well fitted to be: Niall ...d. táisigh na Trí Tuath, ALC i 529. 15 . Donnchad... d. rí[g] Érenn, ALC i 558. 10 , ib. 598. 11 . AFM iii 396. 14 , ib. iv 722. 8 .

deg-aes: triar d.-a dána three of the goodly men of science CRR § 30 . BS 52. 9 . good, auspicious age: d. éisgi, MR 106. 14 .

deg-aichnech well informed : d. aithnech ar gach ealadhain, AU iii 530. 4 . BB 62 a 34 .

deg-aicned a noble nature, benevolence CCath. 5480 . SG i 54. 31 . d s. degaicniud, LB 273 b 71 . SG 54. 31 . deaghaigneadh, Donlevy 472. 8 .

deg-ainm, BB 370 b 23 .

deg-airde a favourable sign : dommí co ndegairdib, ACL iii 221. 6 . dertbais d. dílend | senchas senaibni Hérend, LL 5 b 39 .

deg-airiltnidh a good earner AFM 2220. 3 .

deg-aisse: ic loscud Muman massi | ba suach dond d., LL 375 a 14 = ba subach don degaisse, ACL iii 304 § 7 , ZCP x 363 .

deg-aite a good foster-father; a good teacher MR 298. 9 ; 314. 4 . d.-oide faoisidine, Donlevy 338. 23 . d. -oidigheadh foghluma, ib. xxi 1 . Cf. deg-aites good education, good teaching. deaghoideas, Donlevy 336. 16 ; xviii 5 ; xix 13 .

deg-aithne a good knowledge SG 354. 22 .

deg-aithrige good repentance AFM 1000. 21 .

deg-aithris a worthy imitation ZCP viii 216. 15 .

deg-amos a brave hireling soldier Ériu i 94. 1 .

deg-amrae good and wonderful, specially wonderful: Cathbad drái d., Acall. 2543 . CRR § 30 .

deg-anacol a goodly protection Ériu v 84. 13 .

deg-arm: ni dlig degairm fer cin gliaidh, Harl. 5280, 14 a . MR 224. 14 .

deg-armach well-armed Acall. 2134 (v.l. datharmach, p. 291 ).

deg-armáil a good armament AFM 2272. 9 .

deg-arrachtae very brave ZCP vi 26. 17 .

deg-árus a good house SG 303. 30 . ITS x p. 200 .

deg-ass good milk LU 25 b 16 .

deg-athach a good vassal : ropo deglaech degathaig, TFerbe 691 .

deg-athair a good father LL 385 b . BB 127 b . MR 118. 3 . Acall. 2005 .

deg-athardae goodly patrimony AFM 1640. 9 .

deg-atmáil a good confession Miscell. Celt. Soc. 330. 6 .

deg-bág a good fight Gorm. May 12 .

deg-bail, RC viii 350 ; good luck, ZCP x 363 .

deg-baile a good village, a good steading : dún nó dingna nó d., Moling 8. 10 . ITS x p. 200 . a dunib ┐ a degbaledib Sachsan, AB A.D. 1014 .

deg-bárc, OCT 9.4 .

deg-barr: adram do rígh na ndúile | do dh. dian (leg. dín) ar ndaine (na ndóine, Lec.) BB 24 b 48 ( ZCP x 363 ). Acall. 1114 .

deg-bás a happy death Donlevy 364. 15 ; 322. 18 .

deg-bélrae good speech : sulbaire degbelrai, Ml. 89 c 16 .

deg-bertach virtuous : a ridiri dethbertach, ZCP vi 48. 20 .

deg-bethach virtuous Gadelica ii 97. 21 .

deg-bethu a virtuous life : co rís degbethaid glan glé, Moling 52. 21 . do forbadh a dheighbhetha[dh], AFM 456. 10 ; 526. 9 . a comfortable existence BS § 18. 18 .—Cf. Gaul. Dago-bitus, npr. m.

deg-blad good fame : ní fo d. co nirt nua, LU 16 a 3 .

deg-blas a good taste : dobheir sé (sc. an salann) deaghbhlas dó (sc. don bhiadh), Donlevy 442. 24 .

deg-blasta savoury ZCP ii 252. 14 .

deg-bolad a good odour ZCP ii 252. 14 .

deg-bráthairse a good brotherhood ZCP viii 318. 28 .

deg-buaid a good victory Gorm. Feb. 24 . na d.-buada, LL 44 b 4 .

deg-bualad a violent beating SG 272. 4 .

deg-buide deep yellow : erla d. on cluais co céli do, Acall. 4080 n. .l. urla nd., ib. 4942 n.

deg-buiden a good host : toesech na degbhuidne, LL 100 b 14 .

deg-cairdech: bi d. im fadbail lochta fira, Laws ii 280. 16 .

deg-calmae very brave MR 284. 26 .

deg-caratrad a good friendship LL 72 .

deg-cerdach fully skilled SG 307. 39 .

deg-ces a good hive : narab drochcis i ninad deigh-ceasach, Laws iii 438. 8 .

Deg-chairdil npr. m. Anecd. i 42 .

deg-cinniud a good decision : rocinnit tra deighchinnte iomdha isin coṁdháil hísin, AFM ii 1164. 3 .

deg-clár a good board : ic dathugad a d., TTr. 137 .

deg-clu a good reputation, good fame Laws iii 22. 32 , 33 . dethclu, ZCP vi 24. 12 .

deg-cluach of good renown ZCP vi 34. 9 .

deg-cobrach very helpful (of God) SG 21. 5 .

deg-codnach a man of sound mind Laws ii 70. 4 , 10 .

deg-coemna good protection : ni bhidh imorro díon no d. a tuaith nó a termonn, ALC 5781 .

deg-coimét a good protection KMMisc. 314. 27 .

deg-commaid good comradeship ZCP iii 5. 3 .

deg-commáin a good communion : g s. deaghcho- maoineach, Donlevy 252. 9 ; 254. 31 .

deg-creic a good sale Laws ii 284. 8 ; iv 88.16 .

deg-cridech good hearted : fer dercech d., ALC i 538. 15 . deaghchroidheach, Donlevy 62.19 .

deg-culaith a noble suit : dochóirigh deaghchulaith Ṁanannáin uime, Atlantis iv 214.25 . OCT 54.2-3 .

deg-daingen very strong Acall. 5290 .

deg-daire, LL 385 b , c . BB 127 b .

deg-dál a good meeting BB 281 a 17 . Gorm. Aug. 17 . Ériu iv 136. 8 . BS 90. 2 .

deg-dath a good colour : do dheargór dheaghdhatha ML 110. 29 .

deg-dathach well-coloured TTr. 1365 .

deg-debaid a hard fight LL 101 a 4 .

deg-delb a good shape : im febas a d.-a, TFerbe 367 . Hence deighdealbhdha, AFM v 1400. 3 . SG 8. 29 .

deg-dénmach well-made : dabach dígrais d., B. Fermoy 141 a . étaigi dígraissi d.-a, TTr. 167 . ITS x p. 200 .

deg-dénmusach well-built SG 302. 28 .

deg-dénom good building, shape : ar dilsi ┐ d. (of a ship), TTr. 120 . comeliness SG 353. 38 . ar dheilbh ┐ ar dh., ALC i 544. 22 .

deg-dígainn very abundant Acall. 342 .

deg-dígal a good revenge RC xi 444. 32 .

deg-dín a good protection : diar ndegdin, Gorm. Feb. 21 .

deg-dliged a good right, a good reason : narmtar co ndegdligedaib dia frithtuidecht, Ml. 16 b 6 . Laws iv 320. 13 .

deg-dlúith very close : buale d. di sciathaib, TTr. 609 .

deg-doé a good hand : a dheg-dóid ndeis, ML 146. 18 .

deg-doilges a goodly sorrow Donlevy 272. 18 .

deg-domnach, used of Easter Sunday ZCP viii 207. 1 .

deg-dorn a good fist (Gaul. Dagodurnus CIL iii 12014. 242 ). BB 275 b 21 .

deg-drong a good troop Gorm. Aug. 9 .

deg-druin good and shrewd : Fatuel d. diada, ib. Ap. 5 .

deg-dul a good way LL 282 b 2 .

deg-dún a good fortress : a medon gach d.-duine, Tig. A.D. 1022 .

deg-einech good hospitality : ní thainic... neach do dearsccaighfedh de ar... dh., AFM 1906. 4 . g s. ben derlaic-theach theach deigheinigh, AFM 724. 6 . in toclach daibir deigeinig, Acall. 3289 . generous : in toenchléirech is diadha ┐ is deighenaigh (-aighe ?) do bhí i nErinn na aimsir féin, ALC i 526. 22 .

deg-Éiriu good Ireland MacCarthy 430. 7 f.b.

deg-engnum a doughty deed Cog. 182. 14 . YBL 317 a 10 .

deg-eol a good knowledge Rel. Celt. ii 220. 28 . Cf. dageolach.

deg-ergnae goodly wisdom : deghearghna, ZCP 199. 15 .

deg-erlabrach of good speech Hugh Roe 54. 15 .

deg-ḟaebrach sharp-edged : claideb cruaid ... ise daingen d., BB 476 b 44 .

deg-ḟaitches reverence Donlevy 358. 15 .

deg-ḟál a good hedge or fence : Sinuna druin d., Gorm. Sept. 2 .

deg-ḟeichemantae, MR 278. 17 .

deg-ḟéil a good festival Gorm. Jan. 18 .

deg-ḟeithmeóir, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 330. 2 .

deg-ḟéth a goodly appearance : rathaigit na manig d. in chlerig, Lism. L. 303. 22 . sonus ┐ d. tria bithu dḟir thinaid, ib. 32 .

deg-ḟid: epe cacha feada acht fid nemead no degfidh, Laws v 474. 7 . degfid .i. fid de fid, ib. 476. 3 . For de-ḟid, deid, q.v.

deg-ḟledach: co teg Aeda d. fledaig, LL 301 a 45 .

deg-fogur a good sound BB 324 a 37 .

deg-ḟonaidm a good agreement, bond. d. trebaire, Laws v 508. 11 .

deg-ḟonn good pleasure ACL iii 154.15 .

deg-ḟota very long Acall. 779 .

deg-ḟrecrae a good answer Todd Lect. iv 191 .

deg-gein a good birth SG 18. 31 .

deg-glór, CCath. 3049 .

deg-gnáth rhyming with cách, LL 129 a 37 .

deg-gneach of good countenance Thr. Ir. Gl. xli .

deg-gnímaige, MR 142. 8 .

deg-grés a propitious incident Acall. 3841 .

deg-guide a good, proper entreaty . cen digide .i. cen dedguide o briathraib, Laws ii 390. 3 .

deg-innscnech affable AU iii 242. 21 .

deg-labarthach well-spoken : dochan Colom Cille gu d. in duan so, BB 31 a 21 .

deg-lainn: Nuadha deghlainn diadha, Gorm. Feb. 19 , cf. Stoke's note ib. p. 268 .

deg-láith: d. gaile good heroes of valour CRR § 34 .

deg-lám embroidery Caithr. CC 72. 21 .

deg-lámach handy, dexterous : Nuadha d., Cóir Anm. § 7 . Subst. good spear-casting Acall. 5112 .

deg-lámaid dexterous Ériu iv 118. 14 , 18 .

deg-lámdae handy, skilful (in embroidery): ingen. . . bud dechlámdai di ingenaib Hérenn, LU 122 a 21 (cf. ZCP iii 231. 27 ). Subst. handiwork, embroidery : bátar side oc fogluim druine ┐ deglámda la hEmir, LU 122 a 15 (cf. ZCP iii 231. 21 ).

deg-lepaid a good bed OCT 49 § 54 .

deg-lígdae resplendent Ériu iv 94. 1 .

deg-lín a good (i.e. high) number Acall. 4859 .

deg-lind a good drink. g s. deglenda, O'Dav.

deg-lucht: a d. lenamhna his faithful followers AFM 2264. 2 .

deg-macacht, ZCP viii 111. 28 .

deg-maisech very beautiful SG 234. 34 ; 269. 8 . Sechrán 205 .

deg-maith very good co degmaith, LL iii 15154 ; subst. a nobleman : degmaithi Erend, TBC-LL¹ 2224 Y. Ériu iii 143 § 5 . LL 158 a 9 f.b.

degmaithesach of good worth : ba haill daineach digbalach deagmaithisach e 'he was a prominent person with a large retinue, destructive [to enemies], and of goodly worth', AI 406 (s.a. 1311.5) .

deg-meirge a good ensign ITS ix 126 .

deg-meisnig courageous : ionnsaighitt iad co deighṁ. AFM 1322. 12 .

deg-mesc very intoxicating : di medanaib d.-a, TTr. 164 .

deg-mess, LU 76 a 9 . TBC-LL¹ 1695 .

deg-mín good and gentle Gorm. Jan. 11 .

deg-moch very early Páidín, p. 4 .

deg-molad a good praising SG 341. 2 . Ériu v 76. 26 .

deg-mucc a good pig RC xii 64 § 26 .

deg-muinter goodly folk ZCP viii 209. 20 .

deg-muirn great courage, pride : Feidlimid ... u. bl. deg fa d., BB 61 a 43 .

deg-nath a good poem : triar aile diar delbus d., LL 137 b 50 .

deg-nert good strength Gorm. Mar. 20 .

deg-nós a good custom Donlevy 444. 14 .

deg-nuall a good shout : .iiii. scéith datha is d., BB 281 a 16 .

deg-nue good and fresh (as an epithet for an eye) ITS x p. 200 .

deg-óc a good warrior Gorm. May 18 . LL 100 b 16 .

deg-óclaech id. ni raibe acht da .xx. degoclach, AU i 548. 3 .

deg-oeb good beauty : degaeb, Gorm. July 18 .

deg-óidech very attentive SG 11. 28 .

deg-oirdned good ordination Gorm. July 4 .

deg-ól a good drink Fen. 248. 11 .

deg-opair a good work Donlevy, pass. OCL p. 33 .

deg-ord a good service : iar cceilebhradh d.-uird, RC xxvi 372. 20 .

deg-ordaide well-ordered AU iii 336. 19 .

deg-oslaicthe wide open : gur bho dlochtana d. na dainginscéith, ML 136. 8 .

deg-phendand good penance : décc iar ndeighph. ┐ iar naithrighi, AFM ii 906. 14 . ib. 1062. 9 .

deg-ráithe a good quarter (of a year): a sé décc as d. sixteen years and a quarter AFM iv 694. 2 .

deg-recht a good law : farcha dlúthaighthe gach d.-a ALC i 486. 16 .

deg-réid good and smooth Gorm. Dec. 23 .

deg-rí a good king . Gorm. Jan. 26 . Aug. 5 . atchiu degríg ndeg-Lagen, LL 48 a 40 . ib. 153 a 45 , b 6 .— Gaul. Dago-rix, npr. m.

deg-rígain a good queen ZCP vi 25. 11 .

deg-rind a good constellation MR 112. 22 .

deg-rith a good running : do druim degretha, SG 283. 29 .

deg-ruiri a good sovran : tecat fir Hérenn uili co Dálach in degruiri, LL 27 a 21 .

deg-ṡaire: d. lebarda well-composed books Laws iii 88. 9 .

deg-ṡamail a good likeness Meyer Prim. 60 a .

deg-scél good news , opp. to drochscél, Cog. 32. 21 .

deg-scip, ZCP v 489 § 15 (.i. deslám).

deg-ṡerc sometimes written for de-ṡerc, dérc ( Mon. Tall. 159. 1 ).

deg-ṡét precious treasure : mḟer dingbála degṡeoit, TFerbe 481 .

deg-ṡíl a good or noble seed : rí deigtṡil Duibhne, Edinb. viii 26 a 1 .

deg-ṡín good weather : bliadan tra ṡuthach co ndeghsín AU ii 48. 16 . ib. 80. 10 . bliaduin tsuthach...go ndeightsín ALC i 78. 6 .

deg-ṡluag a valiant host : ina ndírim d.-sluaigh, Cog. 216. 3 .

deg-ṡuattae well sewn : lethair d., LL 77 a 47 .

deg-thabairt a good giving SG 269. 14 . Cf. deghthabhartha suas well brought up Rel. Celt. ii. 206. 26 .

deg-thacrae a good argument Todd Lect. iv 191 .

deg-thairise well-established : síth mór daingen d.-i do dénum, AU ii 542. 7 = AFM iii 650. 1 . faithful, trusty : do pfocaib codil...d.-i, IT ii2 136 (l. 359) .

deg-thalland a good talent : degthimthrechta ┐ degtallanda, Ml. 69 c 2 .

deg-thám a good death Gorm. June 5 .

deg-thásc, SG 262. 7 .

deg-thengaid a good speaker, advocate : muna roib aca comet in d., Laws i 84. 16 .

deg-thengthach well-spoken : fer dána d., ZCP vi 50. 33 .

deg-thenn very strong : dúine deightheanna, Acall. 936 .

deg-thermonn a good asylum : dín ┐ d., ALC i 518. 9 .

deg-thidnacul a good gift Ériu iv 24. 13 .

deg-thimthirecht a good service : degthimthrechta ┐ degtallanda, Ml. 69 c 2 .

deg-thoirbert a goodly gift : ar troma a dhuas ┐ a dh. AFM v 1608. 7 .

deg-thóisech a good chief : degthoesech na buidne LL 100 b 17 . deaghthaoiseach, Top. Poems 24. 10 .

deg-thor a good multitude : buaidh cech d.-t[h]uir AFM ii 600. 14 . ib. 612. 17 .

deg-threb a goodly tribe : eiter cealla ┐ congbhála daoine ┐ deighthrebha crodh ┐ cethra, AFM i 454. 11 . Cf. degthrech.

deg-thromm very heavy Acall. 4954 .

deg-thuarastal good pay or wages AFM v 1814. 9 .

deg-ualach a good load ITS x p. 200 .

deg-Ulltach a brave Ulsterman : díne d., MR 220. 19 .

deg-ord a proper service : is cōir degurd do dēnam, Ériu i 44. 9 , 13 .

C In verb. cpds. deg:

deg-brissim I break well Acall. 1810 n. bar dindgna do degbrisiud, LL 225 a 25 .

deg-cóirigim I arrange well MS. Mat. p. 495 .

deg-cummaim I shape well: delb...derscnaigthi da cach deilb dar degcumad, MR 186. 25 .

deg-dénam: ronert co mor a maccu immon cocad do d., LL 228 b 12 .

deg-diglaim I avenge fully: rodegdiglad a bráthair leis, Cog. 100. 26 .

deg-ḟetur: rod. I know well IT iii 89. 6 .

deg-fognaim I serve well: Dia dia ndegḟognand LL 145 b 40 .

deg-rúnaigim I give good advice Ériu iii 162 § 14 .

deg-ṡeolaim I direct well: rodírgedh ┐ rodegṡeolad cruadhurchar cuca cacha certdhírge, MR 266. 5 .

deg-ṡocraim I establish firmly: rodhaingnigh ┐ rodheghṡocraidh...sin, ALC ii 354. 11 .

deg-therbaim I separate well Metr. Dinds. ii 48. 30 .

deg-thidnaicim I present well RC viii 348. 16 .

deg-thocbáil: a dhalta do dh. os cách, ALC i 552. 31 .

deg-thullim I deserve well: rodegthuill mór nualand nard, LL 137 b 14 .

dech

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Forms: deg, dechu

adj indecl. deg, Wb. 23 a 3 . 31 a 6 (in both cases before the verb as a verbal particle and only slightly accented; deg- as mad-(génatar) and not due to dag, as Thurn. Hdb. 227 suggests). deich, Tig. A.D. 648 . tech with unaspirated d after the cop. as, Ml. 37 d 3 . 73 a 10 .—Old- and Mid.-Ir. sup. of maith good. In Mid.-Ir. gradually superseded by ferr, the constant v.l. of dech in late MSS. Analog. dechu, Alex. 57 (LB). deacha O'R. — dech .i. maith, Stowe Gl. 315 . ACL i 62 no. 115 . O'D. Suppl. death .i. maith, Stowe Gl. 76 (if not = deagh). deach .i. fearr. ba dheach .i. ba fearr, O'Cl. is deich .i. is fearr, H 3.18 p. 530 .—Rhymes with ech, Anecd. iii 56. 12 .—Traced to Gk. δίκαιος: dech graece deceos iustus , O'Mulc. 303 .

A In the sense of the superlative. (1) in apposition to a subst.: Eo Rossa...dech duilib díriuch dronchrand best of creatures Dinds. § 160 . (2) predicatively in principal clauses: is dech a llécud ammain mani ni aithriged it is best to Mon. Tall. 128. 5 . dech dó (viz. do ríg) fosta cen ḟeirg, Tec. Corm. 1. 2 . (3) predicatively in relative clauses. (a) aire échta is deach, Laws ii 152. 1 f.b. ib. 280. 19 . leth is deach the best half, ib. v 78. 9 . ind ḟir as dech i nÉire, FB § 19 . (b) followed by a genitive or its equivalent (di): anastech tíre ised dorat dam, Ml. 37 d 3 . ised as dech na riaglae, Ériu i 193. 1 . anas dech dagóc fer ṅHérenn, TBC-LL¹ 441 . do neoch as dech engnomma bái díb, TBC-LL¹ 1675 Y.— ise læch is dech di ócaib domain, SCC § 13 . in áge is deach don ḟine the best chief of the tribe Laws v 502. 21 . sét is deach díb, ib. 242. 11 . anas dech di ócaib Ulad, TBC-LL¹ 441 . isé is deach díbsin uile, FDG 495 . (c) with do: it is best for . cid as dech do mnáib, ZCP viii 113. 5 . cid is dech do chléirech, LB 260 b 62 . cid is dech do ríg, Tec. Corm. § 1 . ised as dech dó foss occa, Mon. Tall. 159. 6 . (d) with la: deems the best , often = is ferr la prefers: ised insin astech latsu adopair dait, Ml. 73 a 10 . laech bas dech lib do Ultaib, FB § 13 . an robo dech leo dona trí cóictaib ingen, ib. § 54 . isí cethern is dech la ríg Temra, CF 73. 25 . cia lán bá deach lais, FDG 732 YBL (v.l. budh ferr lais). (e) as dech + verb: laech as dech fil la Ultu, FB § 9 . gaiscedach as dech fil díb hé, § 14 . in cúicedach is dech búi i nHérind, TBC-LL¹ 1618 . fáith is d.¤ búi i nÉri, ACL iii 3. 13 . TBC-LL¹ 1104 Y; ib. 1297 . FDG 46 . —Superl. of mad + verb (cf. C): hiress innaní as deg rochreitset hi Críst, Wb. 31 a 6 (positive †madrochreitset). inní is dech reithes uad, Laws iii 294. 3 f.b. cliar Augustín... dech nochartais tredan, Fél. Nov. 16 (v.l. dóig, dáig). Looser is the connection with the verb in the foll. instances: anas dech dorala i Cruachain, TFerbe 384 . rí as dech tánic in ndomon, BDD § 39 . isí oiged (= aided) as deachu dothaed ríg, Alex. 57 . ib. 56 . Frequent in the phrase Fib (amail) as dech + verb just as, exactly as Celtica xiv 1 : fib as deg ropriched, Wb. 23 a 3 . eclais Dé...bíd a cert for leth feib as dech robái, Fél. 4. 10 . feibh as dech atsaitar dilsi, Ériu ii 4 n. 46 . feib as dech atchuas, LL 147 a 16 . coro ícthar friss feib as dech atberat fir Héirenn, TBC-LL¹ 1613. 1622 . feib as deach rocuṁdaighedh feathal a nÉrinn, AFM ii 1156. 12 .— tucusa cor ┐ coibchi duit amail as dech téit do mnái, TBC-LL¹ 44 . ib. 2041 . donug amail is dech, Anecd. iii 56. 12 . amal is deach rotarclumad cech fled riam, Alex. 54 .

B In the sense of the comparative and followed by oldás, indás: ní rogab Albain ríg is deach oldás Domnall Brecc FDG 455 YBL (v.l. as fearr, Stowe MSS). ní rabatar ceitherna ríg Temrach ní ba deach ina occu side, YBL 325 a 25 . This usage arose through analogy with ferr.

C Oir. dech mad + verb = dech + verb (A e supra), superlative of mad + verb (mad-bocht, mad-búi, mad-génair &c.). This idiom has been concluded from the following instances: caite téchta prímgeine...cach fermac arosloice broind a máthar iar cétmuintir cóir cona coibsenaib réir a nanmcharat dech mo lesaigther eclais, Laws iii 38. 10 (Senchus Már, main text). .i. is deg mo lesaiges in eclais... .i. as dech lesaiges eclais, ib. 38. 22 (Comm.).— Ragallach mac Úatach gaeta dé muin geleich: Muirenn deich morochich (.i. rocaín) Cathal deich modereich, Tig. A.D. 648 (Oir. Poem, disyll. deäc, neët).— is tri ḟír flatha cach tlachta dia nime dech marómnaiter, LL 293 b 18 . Cf. dechmó-fuirmhe fionnsrotha 'bestens sollst du klare Ströme verbreiten', Akten Linz 136 § 1 ( Ériu xiii 35.23 ) The Mid.-Ir. equivalent of mad- is mo- (ma-): mogénair, or mon-: mon- génair, LU 36 b 7 ; BB 479 a 29 ; ní mandernais, LL 268 b 43 . The latter occurs in the Four Masters version of the poem quoted above: M. dechmon ro cich C. dechmon derich AFM i 260. 4 . See GOI § 384 .

adj dech fri best or most distinguished in: na hollumain ┐ anis deach fri cech ndán olchena, FDG 25 .

féthamla(e), féthemlae

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n , f. quietness, calmness: tuae ┐ fethamlae (fethemla v.l.), Ériu iii 100.3 . fosta féile fethamla firmness, modesty, calmness ACL iii 317 § 55 . co bféile, co bfedemla, 320 § 96 = ... co féthamla, LB 261b25 . humaldoit co fethamla, ZCP iii 28.16 = ... co fethemlai, Ériu vii 174.10 . fostadh, feithemla, ZCP viii 231.25 .

fid

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Forms: fid, fid, fiuth, fedo, feda, feda, feadha, feda, fidu, feda, fedae, fiodh, feadh, fedae, feadha, Feda, Feadhaibh, fidbretha, fidbreth, fidbhrethaibh, buale, fiddromandaib, fidḟaebraib, ḟidliss, fidlestra, fidletrenda, fidlosa, fidnemeda, fidṡlatta

n u, m. (occasionally nasalizing in n.l. : Fid nGabli, LL 159a50 = Dinds. 11 . See Todd Lect. iv 203 ). n s. in fid Wb. 5b42 . d s. fid, Ml. 146a5 . fiuth, Trip. 194.19 . g s. fedo, Thes. ii 46.22 . Sg. 35b12 . feda, 12a5 . 70a12 . 121a1 . ind feda , LU 4768 . feadha, TD 13.2 . n p. feda, Auraic. 952 . a p. fidu, TBC-LL¹ 3791 , 6054 . feda, LL 108b46 . Corm. Bodl. s.v. serb . g p. fedae, O'Mulc. 511 (?). fidh, Auraic. 1199 . fiodh, feadh, TD 21.40 ; 28.35 . Orig. perhaps `a boundary-tree ' Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 41 .

(a) a tree (sense in Glosses). arnaib fedaib (gl. pro arbustis) Ml. 146a6 . is bésad leusom in fid do thóbu et fid aile do esnid and it is their wont to cut a tree and to insert another tree therein 5b42 . clandaid fedha isna muighib corbad caillte `plant trees in the plains that they may be forests' RC ix 16 § 4 . nenaid quasi non fid hi acht lus, Corm. Y 987 . amail timc[h]illes féth fidh, Fianaig. 94.21 . mar nasces féith fidu, TBC-LL¹ 3791 . ná loisc ríg na fed (of `féithlenn') SG 245.15 . risna fedaib fína (fig. of chiefs) RC xiii 74.18 . doire ... do ḟeadhaibh crainnreamhra (i.e. spears) ML 128.29 . direnar fo tairdbe cach feda ... acht ni saeres nemed de (.i. a bheith conad fidh neimhidh e), Laws iv 168.22 ( 170.14 ; cf. fidnemed). defining gen. : caill fedha `a wood of trees ' Laws i 32.14 . crich incoisce bile feada `a district ... marked by an ancient tree' iv 142.19 Comm . fāl fedae (g pl. ?) a tree-hedge O'Mulc. 511 . Passing into sense of tree-trunk, tree regarded as timber : ceithre fedha ... i croich mic Dé ... cedir, cupris, etc. ZCP viii 107.16 . is cuileand in tres fidh roith in carpait holly is one of the three woods used in a chariot-wheel Auraic. 1182 . Of small plants : fidh aigenta, ut est int aitend no in fraoch ┐ rl., Auraic. 2833 . Hence

(b) wood, timber: aicdi dognethi di fiuth [ḟid v.l.] na cailli sin, Trip. 194.19 . co ngaisciuth do ith wooden armour TBC-I¹ 1180 = doíd, LU 5657 (= do ḟid). Of a shaft or pole : feadha spear-shafts ML 132.17 . fonnad fri fonnad, f.¤ fri f.¤ , LU 8705 ( FB 53 ). canna, f.¤ bis il-laim (= walking-stick ?), O'Mulc. 204 . Of a wooden shield : fid fō coitled comḟūaim ṅglaíd, Ériu xx 192 § 2 .

(c) trees (coll.), a wood or grove: distinguished fr. 1 caill : fulacht cacha chaille, cnuas cacha feada, Laws v 482.26 . In Auraic. 1150 ff ., Laws iv 146.18 ff ., trees and shrubs are classified as airig fedha, athaig (aithig) f., fodla f. and lossa f. iter fid ┐ mag, Thes. ii 239.15 ( Ardm. 17b1 ). roselgatar ... in fith resna cairpthib TBC-I¹ 275 (= fid, LU 4769 ). fri tamnad feda for felling trees BB 365b13 ( Dinds. 27 ). imthéigmís ... cach f.¤ ┐ cach fásach, TBC-LL¹ 3531 . i fedaib ┐ fásaigib, 554 . ralotar fón f.¤ ba comnessam dóib, CRR 37 ( LL 176a35 ). ni ḟarcaibset figh na fēr ... gan loscad, RC xliii 110 § 116 . tairthe fiodh TD 21.40 . sleibhte ... ameasg a feadh, 28.35 . As n.l. in pl., Feda the Fews: isna Feadhaibh , AU 1452 . See Hog., Onom.

(d) a letter of the alphabet (each letter being called after a tree) fid ... a airbert .i. a thapairt for v fedhaib fichit inn ogaim, Auraic. 3551 . In this sense sometimes called f.¤ saerda artificial tree: fid saerda .i. f.¤ inn oghaim ┐ f.¤ aicenta f.¤ na caille, Auraic. 397 . Cóic Con. 25.3 . f.¤ .i. fo ead a inde iter saerda ┐ daerda ┐ aiceanta, Lec. Gl. 215 . imord feda .i. Colman quasi comlān transposition of letters BColm. 6.5 . fidh ┐ deach letter and metrical foot Anecd. v 27 n. 21 . fri fidíu [leg. fidu] ┐ deuchu, IT iii 24 § 3 . reim do fidh for fidh (= alliteration ) Auraic. 805 . dūil feda, the name of a treatise (see 3 dúil) : amal duiruirmi [Fenius] isin Duil Feadha Māir, Auraic. 200 . anmand fidh ... amal fogabar isna Duilibh Fedha inn ogaim, 1199 (= isin Duili F., 4311 ). de dúlib feda na for[f]ed, LL 38b7 ( Auraic. 5417 ), title of tract on the Ogham symbols for diphthongs. See 3 dúil. duili sluinnti ┐ duile feda, Laws i 44.20 .

(e) esp. a vowel, distinguished fr. taebomna `consonant' : fedha ┐ taobomna id est uocales et consonantes , Auraic. 2787 . 393 . f.¤ na filidechta ... ┐ an taophomna docuirither reisin bfiodsin, 3565 . f.¤ in anma prosta, 3567 . feda airegda vowels (dist. fr. forfeda `diphthongs') 1341 . 2870 . 199 . IGT, Introd. 4.16 . (Used inaccurately to include diphthongs) na .x. feadha airegdha, Auraic. 427 . Cf. uillind .i. uilli na fil and .i. dā cnāim nō dā fid, Corm. Y 1282 (see uilen and 2 uillenn).

Compds. ¤ár destruction of trees: uentus maximus co ra la fidhar, AU 856 . AFM iii 38.9 . ventus magnus ... condarsgar fidhár mar isnaib caillibh, AU 891 . co nderna f. 1121 . ¤bla boundary marked by a tree or wood: fidhbla, crich son incoisce bile feada, Laws iv 142.19 Comm. ¤breth judgment concerning timber: n p. fidbretha, Laws i 182.1 . O'D. 931 (< H 3.17, 658b ). g p. fidbreth, Laws iv 168.20 . d p. fidbhrethaibh, Irish Texts iv 26 . ¤buale a wooden enclosure or pen: as a faltaigib ┐ a fidbualtib, LL 265a9 ( MU² 391 ). ¤chat `wooden cat' mouse-trap (< ON tréköttr, Marstrander, Bidrag 46 ) : fidhcat, (gl. muscipula) Ir. Gl. 260 . amal charas in luch biad in ḟidchait, PH 7738 . ¤chóem (adj.) : slega ... fidcaimi with beautiful shafts Cog. 160.26 . ¤chrann wooden shaft; pair of large wooden dividers or reaping tool ( Peritia xv 314, EIF 501 ): ní bhoí rinn ... for gaib ... acht a mbeith mar ḟidhchrannaibh `wooden bars' Cóir Anm. 268 . dias f. Laws iv 310.12 ( Críth G. 178 `a pair of wooden shears', see note), cf. MacNeill, Law of status 291 .

¤chúach

drinking-vessel (the first element may originally have been mid mead) Celtica x 144-45 : mo[i]r beolu fidchōich, TBC-I¹ 395 ; 'as big as the mouth of a wooden drinking-vessel' Celtica x 144 = midchúaich, LU 4882 . samla beolo fidchuaich indara súil do, RC xiv 404.5 .

f. ┐ cú lomna leu, LL 251b44 ( TBFr. 26 ). ZCP iv 44. 32 ; 'a wooden vessel (for water or mead ?)' Celtica x 145-46 . Cf. dias oicfended, otē findliatha ┐ fidcuach cechtar de is mo, TBC-I¹ 2815 ; 'two grey-haired warriors, each carrying a wooden vessel on his back' (reading for muin cech ai) Celtica x 145 .

¤druimm a wooded hill or ridge: oc imt[h]echt ind ḟiddromma, LU 3768 ( SCC 34 ). d p. fiddromandaib, TTebe 696 . ¤fáebar : d p. fidḟaebraib, TBC-LL¹ 2328 (context obscure). Hence adj. ¤fáebrach : fraech ... f. deg-arm, MR 224.14 (epithet prob. refers to the spears of a phalanx.) ¤fogal plunder of woods or timber: Fea fri fidḟogail Fáil, Metr. Dinds. iii 198.3 . ¤gerrtha shaft-slashed: gur bho blogha ... fíodhghearrtha na feadha (of spear-shafts) ML 132.16 . ¤glennach belonging to a wooded valley: epithet of a bull , Metr. Dinds. iii 372.72 . ¤less: g s. Eochaid fírén ḟidliss `of the woodbuilt keep' Metr. Dinds. iv 44.14 ( v 141 ). re mac rígh fega fidhlis, Acall. 1195 (fedha findlis v.l., sic leg.? Stokes). dar Fé cusna fidlessaib (= Mag fea? Cf. ¤fogal) LL 48a22 ( SG 373.13 ). a bhferunn Fhiachach fidhlis, RC xliii 32 § 31 . ¤lestar a wooden vessel: pl. fidlestra, Laws v 406.18 . ¤lethrenn a wooden clog attached to foot of an animal to prevent it from straying: pl. ro scuirit a n-eich ... ┐ ro cuirit a fidletrenda fosta fuithib, Acall. 2803 n . ¤luss tree-herb, shrub: pl. fidlosa BB 309a19 ( Auraic. 5493 - 6 ) = losa feda, see (c) above. ¤nemed a tree which grows on the land of the nemed-person, a sacred tree ( Bechbretha 108-9 ); a sacred wood or grove , but also a tree or grove on church land ( CMCS viii 50 ): acht inni ṡoeras de sin a bheith conad fidh neimhidh e, uair nocon fo aignedh craind ita in [dire] aind side acht fo aigned graid inti iga m[b]ind 'but its being the tree of a sacred person is what increases it, for the penalty there does not depend on the nature of the tree, but on the nature of the rank of the person who owns it' Bechbretha 58 § 15 n. c . racossecrad ... fidneimed do Ióib ┐ a delb in dea isind ḟidnemiud, LL 227a20 ( TTr. 732 ). fidhnemhedh coisrectha dona déibh, CCath. 1768 . fidnemead (.i. fid cilli), Laws v 474.7 ( 476.3 ). dire in fidnemid i 162z Comm . Ard Macha do loscadh eter tigib ┐ dam líag ┐ cloictheach ┐ fidhnemidh, RC xviii 350.12 (Tig.). tene ... do ghabail Aird Macha cona farcaibh dertach ... na fidnemedh ann cen loscadh, AU 995 . pl. fidnemeda na Greci, TTebe 288 . is a fidnemedaib fognitis filid a ngressa, O'Mulc. 830 . Fig. fidhnemed do tṡlegaib urardu re ṅguaillib (of a band of warriors), Acall. 4418 . See neimed. ¤rath, lit. `wood-stock' (legal term): se rath file la Feine ... luathrath. f., etc., O'Curry 878 (< H 3.18, 393b ). fiadrath [leg. fidrath ?]. .i. rath erner hi fid do loingsech, O'Curry 879 (< H 3.18, 394a ) (cf. rath caille .i. rath do loingsech bis a caill, O'Curry 875 < H 3.18, 392b ). ¤slat a wooden rod, wand: pl. fidṡlatta findchuill, TBC-LL¹ 1433 . ¤úall? fid-úal (: gúal) `pride of timber' Metr. Dinds. iv 148.36 . ( ¤uall, fiodhghual v.l.).

Freq. used to form proper names, see Hail Brigit p. 23 n. 20 ; for stable compds. see below (fidbocc, fidchell, etc.).

foiste , foistecht

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Forms: ḟoisde, ḟoisdecht, ḟosda, ḟosdacht, ḟasda, ḟasdacht, ḟaisdi, ḟaisdeacht

n , f.;

n ā, f. (fossad) steadiness, firmness: in ḟoisde in ḟoisdecht , IGT IV § 18 , with variant forms: in ḟosda , in ḟosdacht ; an ḟasda , an ḟasdacht ; in ḟaisdi , in ḟaisdeacht . See 1 fosta , fostacht.

forlúamain

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Forms: forluamuin

n i, f. fluttering, hovering; (fig. ) restlessness, volatility: crinner ┐ forluamain [fortluaman v.l.], ZCP iii 450.11 . forluaman easpae cen taiscithe, 27.34 = forluamuin, Ériu vii 172(d) . doberut ... f.¤ ┐ adaltras, Alex. 908 . tucad lúad forluamna fom a fluttering motion LL 273b43 . imbeth [imad v.l.] forluamno, ZCP iii 449.22 . spirut forluamnai (fortluamnæ, v.l.) 452.21 . pl. fortluamnae (v.l. forluamain) cin fosta , ZCP ix 168.9 (= fordluamain, YBL 410b15 ). Cf. for-lúathar, folúamain.

fossad

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Forms: ḟoisde, fossudlār, fosta

I adj o-ā (orig. u, see GOI § 358 and cf. fossud TBC-LL¹ 5562 ). ben ḟosadh (ḟasadh), don mnoí ḟosaidh, mac na mná foisdi, IGT, Decl. § 142 (for meaning here cf. ben fosta , Stair Erc. 1106 , see 2 fosta ). superl. as ḟoisde ib. IGT ex. 1951 .

(a) stationary, fixed: f.¤ (gl. iacentem) Sg. 13a5 . f.¤ ... .i. fossuid .i. manens in loco , O'Mulc. 586 .

Cf. fossod a tond medrach, LU 2979 .

(b) firm, steady ; (fig.) steadfast, consistent: tochim f.¤ n-álaind, LU 8252 ( FB 20 ). a chéim fosad, MacCongl. 35.7 . a hEua f.¤ herḟind !, SR 1906 . apair fris ... ba fosath, ZCP xi 96 § 55 . nit cualai ... neuch asroepred bat rrofossad ind fer hisin, Mon. Tall. § 76 (= Rule of Tallaght § 67 , cited s.v. fossaid). ria athair f.¤ fírḟial, Ériu iv 98 . aí f.¤ `firm pleading' Triads 174 . doromailt uile co fosadh ┐ co hālainn ` steadily ' BNnÉ 300 § 3 . Here, perhaps LU 2979 cited above under (a). As interj. : fossud a laich, or G., ni áigther ní steady ! LL 287a13 .

Cf. TBC-LL¹ 833 quoted s.v. 2 fosta .

(c) of land (legal or techn. term ?) : tir fosad a mbí maith cech maith, itir ith ┐ blicht ┐ lín ` inhabited land ' (? level or arable land) Laws iv 276.6 Comm.

In compds. apparently in sense either of fixed (firm) or level: ¤chlár : fosadhclár na faithche ` surface ' CCath. 1840 (fossudlar v.l.). ¤chobradh, of boss of a shield , CCath. 5318 . ¤chongbál : ic fosadhcongmhail stiúre an flaithiusa ` steadily holding ' 4620 . ¤glenn : cach fán ┐ cach fosadglenn, YBL 309b52 ( MR 240 ). ¤lár ground, floor ; folld. by gen. middle: a fosadlar Fernmaighi, Fianaig. 70.21 . i bhfosadhlar longphuirt, Lism. L. 3141 . i cathaír ... ar fosadlar in tighi, BB 447a9 = Mer. Uil. 213 . fossudlār, CCath. 1840 v.l. ¤mag : fosudhmagh ` camping-ground ' CCath. 1733 . fos-adhmagh, 2509 . ¤mullach : i f. tṡleibe F., Acall. 3446 . ō ḟosadhmhullach a chinn crown ML 112.2 .

See also fossaid and 1 fosta .

II Subst. o, n. and m.

(a) a fixed or stable position, a station, halting-place ; abode: f.¤ n-aurard (of Tara), Ériu iv 92 § 2 (= f.¤ airard, LL 33b13 ). co tech Eogain ..., co fosud fer Fernmaige, LL 111b32 ( RC xiv 430 ). rogab f.¤ ┐ foslongport, Cog. 48.5 (sosadh v.l.). pl. Troini ... sedes a eterchert .i. fosta , YBL 169b39 = sosta, PH 6239 . Cf. na secht nimi ... cid dosgni fostaib cen bēt ? what makes them stable ? SR 7951 .

(b) halting, staying, abiding (in a place) : ag siubal ... gan anadh gan fhosad, RC xxviii 310 § 5 . is carrag fria fosug a rock for stability (of Cú Chulainn) ZCP x 301.1 . Cf. dia targa [do] foshudsu a nEtail `your settling in Italy' Aen. 1877 .

(c) a flat surface ; a crown, summit (?) : fri fosad a edain IT ii2 242.15 Eg. i fossadh a édain, CCath. 2178 (cf. cava tempora Luc. Phars. iii 706 ). hi fossud a mullaich, TBC-I¹ 1207 bentai hi fossud a mullaich, TBC-I¹ 1207 (= LU 5681 ; i comard a chind, TBC-LL¹ 1899 ). go fosadh mullaigh chnuic F., AFM v 1572.2 . for fosaid mullaig slébi Sióin, LB 130a57 (perhaps a compd. in each case, see mullach, fossad-mullach above).

Cf. do eim f.¤ `it guards the brain-pan' Metr. Dinds. iv 332 .

fossaide

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n , f. (rare form of abstract of prec.) : ni chuala me ... aga radh riam re duine ... gur meisde e a fhosaidhe ` perseverance ' Rule of Tallaght § 67 . See foiste, 1 fosta , and next.

1 fosta

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Forms: ḟosda, ḟasda, ḟoisde, ḟaisdi, fostai

n , f. (fossad) in ḟosda (ḟasda, ḟoisde, ḟaisdi), IGT IV § 18 . steadiness, composure: f.¤ cen ḟeirg, Tec. Corm. § 1.3 . f.¤ fri anfontai, Ériu vii 138(d) = fostai, ZCP iii 25.24 . f.¤ féile, fethamla, ACL iii 317 § 55 = LB 261a41 . dollēce dīscire do fossti (foisdine, dfostae v.l.), ZCP xi 96.11 . comet dam mo chossa na digset a f.¤ | fri tosca cen tarba that they forsake not stability (?) ZCP vi 259.30 . pl. trí fostai dagbanais: f.¤ thengad ┐ gensa ┐ airnberntais, Triads 180 (oppd. to: tri foíndil). Cf. tre dúire ┐ fostain, Alex. 32 .

See foiste, foistine.

2 fosta

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Forms: fosta

adj io-iā steady, steadfast, unwavering: fer fial f.¤ , BColm. 22.18 . fonnud ferda frithalmach f.¤ ri feirg fóbartaich, LL 238a2 ( TTr. 1558 ). pl. ticfaitis fosta fer Fernmaige leiss TBC-LL¹ 833 ; `die Handfesten' Wind., but perhaps pl. of fossad; cf. 5253 where text seems corrupt (cf. also Triads 180 , s.v. 1 fosta ). roferastur ... failti fostai ... ri Laban BB 237a28 = fosta , YBL 63a24 .

Cf. ben f.¤ `permanent wife' Stair Erc. 1106 . Possibly gs. of fostad here, cf. failte ┐ fostadh cited s.v. fostad (c). See fossad.

fostad

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Forms: fostadh, fastadh, fostúd, fostada

n u, m. a development of fastód < astud (ad-suid-), perh. influenced by 1 fosta ; variant of fastód q.v. Cf. ostud LU 9614 ( ZCP iii 208 ). fostadh fastadh, IGT III 80 .

(a) holding back, detaining, keeping (in a place): dot fastad eiter tuaid to detain thee among the laity Mon. Tall. § 66 (= astad, Ériu ii 222 ). atá cómarli lim. ol M. fastud in trir churad út ocaind innocht, LU 8829 ( FB 62 ). ni ro ḟétsat mfastud sa occo issind aer, LL 273bz . inda gabail nó inda fostud isna hordaib `in receiving them or in confirming them in orders' Mon. Tall. § 4 (= da ccongmhail, Rule of Tallaght § 35 ). d'ḟosdadh na bhfileadh to retain Content. xxviii 8 . fan leic níor bh' fhéidir th'fhosdadh they could not keep Thee 'neath the tomb Dán Dé xxviii 30 . cin caemactain fastuda `without the power of restraining him' Laws iii 136y . doroine C. in rann la fostud Mochuta (= while he restrained M) ZCP iii 33z . chuires na heich ... tar a n-ais d'fosdadh an tuarasdail d'ais nó d'éigen, Caithr. Thoirdh. 3.18 : `compel acceptance of the stipend,' `to retain the subsidy', Miscell. Celt. Soc. 179 , of two kings each of whom is attempting to bind the other's allegiance by gifts, to make him his vassal. ig fastadh na grēne fri dib laithib i nDarbri BB 266a17 ( ZCP xiv 155 ). beg slóig dosiac[h]t ... as gan ḟosdagh cas (v.l. cos) do thuill a thuarasdol (i.e. without being killed ? But perh. the literal sense is meant; the next line suggests a ref. to the sense `hire'), Ériu iv 226 . Esp. of checking or obstructing an enemy: ic fostud ┐ oc imḟuiriuch int ṡlúaig, TBC-LL¹ 470 , ac fostod etc. 4645 = fostúd, 2899 ( trēnastud, 3195 ). ro gab 'ca fostud ┐ ca n-imfuireach, CCath. 2646 . Of restraining a demoralized army: cur mebaid ar guth in Ardrig oca f.¤ , Ann. Conn. 1236 § 8 . d'fastudh [-udh ?] na luinge, CCath. 2084 . ba múr ... dar cend Cesair ic f.¤ Poimp, 3641 (= stat ... pro Caesare murus, Pompeiumque tenet Luc. Phars. vi 201 ). cor chuindigh ni di d'ḟastadh a nErinn `asked for some of it to keep in Ireland' RC xviii 43w . In middle sense: ba lind garg cen glanfostud `without bright tranquillity' Metr. Dinds. iii 460 . conach rainic acu gan f.¤ don abainn acht mad a treoin (= only their strong men could cross without being stopped by the river) Celt. Rev. iv 206.29 . gan fostadh re haon without hindering anyone Keat. Poems 1416 . g s. fosta lat éssi fostada th'echraidi, LL 110a20 ( RC xiv 418 ). Ath in ḟostada ... Ath fostada Féinde Find where F.'s fianna were stayed Acall. 4980 . éicni fastuda, TBC-LL¹ 5837 .

(b) fixing, establishing: ar fostogh ar cadaigh ┐ ar caradraig, ZCP x 301x . Cf. im thráth nóna ... is and fastud na flede `Feststellung' TFerbe 808 (= costad, IT iii 549.15 , see note ib. p. 546 ).

(c) retaining (in service), engaging, hiring (of soldiers) = fastód: fear na bhféineadh d' ḟosdadh | S. ar dtús thug tuarasdal engager of mercenaries Content. xviii 105 . amhsa mhór ... do ḟosdadh la S. `took many mercenaries into his service' AFM v 1678.4 . daoine uaisle ... go ccéd do saighdiuiribh amaille friú do beith ar fosttadh ag Ua C. `were hired by' vi 2136 . triallaid ... go Connachtaibh ... mar a bḟuaradar fáilte ┐ fostadh where they were welcomed and taken into service IT ii2 149 = fastódh, Keat. ii 3008 .

Transf. of the stipend: do dhén `fastód bliadna rit. ca mhét th' asto ? ar in rí. proinn ceta dhamh cach n-aidhche ..., LB 278a68 .

(d) concrete a stay, support: sduaga ┐ fostada piers (of a bridge) Marco P. 100 . fostadha ... na cath-craisech ` shafts ' MR 254.19 . as amlaid ata mo rightech … a taebhain ┐ a fhosdadha ┐ a chupladha, do crannaibh ceitim iad, prop, buttress Celtica ii 125.174 (Letter of Prester John) .

(e) Med.: labrum anois d'fostad brond na mban, Irish Texts v 16.29 . constipation : da mbía fostog air, Rosa Angl. 84.13 = si fuerit constipatus.

See fastód.

fostaid

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Forms: fastaid, fastód, fostaid, fostaid, fastaid, fastoid, astaid, fastand, -astand, fostá, fastō, -fostba, nom-fostfa-sa, ro-fost, fast, dn-ast, rofasta, ro fasto, ro fosdadh, -aidh, rofastad, fosta, fastaitir, rofastad, fastódh, hadódh, fostad, fastod

v ā The older form seems to be fastaid (astaid < ad-suid- by metathesis), probably associated with root sō- `turn,' whence the long vowel ō (ā, ū) occasionally found in second syll. and in vn. fastód; the form fostaid may be due to association with fossad, fossta, etc., cf. also costud, which is apparently vn. of con-suidi. pres. 3 s. fostaid LL 67b8 ; fastaid, ib. 9 . fastoid, LU 2109 ( FA 17 = astaid LB); nos fastand , LU 2114 ( FA 18 = -astand LB). ipv. 2 s. fostá , LL 101a42 . subj. pres. 2 s. dia fastō , BB 456b22 ( Aen. 702 ). fut. 3 s. -fostba, LU 5871 ( TBC-I¹ 1403 ). nom-fostfa-sa RC xiv 38 § 35 . pret. 3 s. ro-fost, LU 350 . nas fast , LL 203b34 . ro dn-ast , TTr.² 1143 . rofasta (v.l. ro fasto ro fosdadh, -aidh), Metr. Dinds. iii 44.68 (if not intended for rofastad but cf. the forms cited in VSR 712 ff ) diar fosta , ZCP iii 24.16 ( Rawl. 80b36 ). Pass. pres. pl. fastaitir, FB 62 . perf. sg. rofastad, TTr.² 1143 . do fastódh , Keat. iii 2618 (for form cf. do hadódh , IGT III ex. 529 ). For vn. see fostad and fastod.

(a) stops, detains, retains: ra ḟost F. ace é ic irnaide TBC-LL¹ 6134 . co ro fost Colum Cille ... na filedu, LU 350 . gur rofhost C. ... seacht mbliadhna iad, Keat. iii 1258 (cf. (b) below). ni fosdadh aon fhocal he never retained (remembered) a word BNnÉ 178.10 . is ann fastaitís in ngréin | co cend noí mís, Metr. Dinds. iii 36 . no fostatis an firm[i]mint da rit[h], CCath. 3919 . fostaid ocht n-eono dib brings to a standstill TBC-LL¹ 1335 = ( co mbí ..., LU 5175 , where it is clearly shown that the birds were taken alive). is fuigli ... filed fostas ┐ imfuirges iat gan bar n-innsaigid that restrain ... them from attacking you YBL 306b9 ( MR 194 ). ríg ┐ naím Hérend ... iat rothennḟastsat cach cath who strictly checked Metr. Dinds. iii 12 . tōraigechd ... dar fostad mōrān don creich `was recovered' Ann. Conn. 1340 § 4 .

Cf. do fastódh i dTeamhraigh é (viz. Feidhlimidh mac Criomhthainn), Keat. iii 2618 (the corresp. account Ann. Inisf. 840 (14e) has: a chostud i Temraich; AU has conid-deisidh ).

(b) retains (in service), engages (In this sense possibly influenced by ON festa. Cf. O'Donovan's remarks U.J.A. vi 60 ): ros fost (sic MS) fri ré theora mios, Hugh Roe 96.5 (f. 25b) . rosfostsat [sic MS.] ina n-oentaid kept him with them The Ó Clēirigh Family, P. Walsh (1938) 30 (= Hy Fiach. 76 ). ag so mar ḟostus O Neill buannadha `this is the ... manner of O'Neyle his interteyning of Bwonaghs' O'Neill's proclamation 1601 ( Gilbert Facs. Vol. iv i pl. xxx ; U.J.A. vi 1858, 60 ). don druing úd [do fostad] `they that were hired,' Matthew xx 9 . ? ní báoi comas biadhta léo an aghaidh sin, go ro fhosd Ciaran fria sásadh doibh `C. remained to satisfy them' BNnÉ 108.12 . The Lat. ( V. SS. Hib. i 125 ) has nothing to correspond.

(c) keeps, holds to, observes (?): tiomna Néill nachar fosdadh `N.'s testament was not observed' (`was no hindrance ?' note) Content. v 148 .

(d) intrans. remains stationary, stays (?): diar fosta grian, ZCP iii 24.16 ( Rawl. 80b36 ).

gáes

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Forms: gáeis, gáeisi, glan-gaisse, gáisi, gaissi, gáise, gaíse, gāese, gáis, gáes, gais, [g]aís, gais, gāesa, gaosa, gaosaib, gaessaib, gaessu

n (gaíth) m. and f. gáeis (g s. and n p. gáeisi), IGT Decl. §§ 14 , 115 . g s. glan-gaisse, SR 2830 . gáisi, 6027 . gaissi, 3773 . gáise, SCC § 38 . ZCP xi 80.19 . gaíse, LU 10186 . cacha gāese , ZCP xi 86.5 . in gāesa grinn, vi 266 § 2 . gáis, Ériu ii 229.13 . d s. gáes, SR 1907 . gais, IT i 142.6 . a s. [g]aís, LU 7473 . gais, Laws iv 18.18 . n p. gāesa, ZCP xi 86.4 . gaosa, O'Curry 2279 ( Eg. 88, f. 21 (22)a ). d p. gaosaib O'Curry 2485 ( ib. f. 39 (40)c ). gaessaib, SR 83 . a p. gaessu, 7980 . sagacity, intelligence, acuteness : tánic a ngáes timchell Túathi Dé Danann their sagacity circumvented the TDD, MU² 2 ( LL 261b27 ). ní frith gáes ná gart, LU 8327 ( FB § 24 ). a guth a gáes, LU 8447 (§ 30) . eter gáis ┐ álaig ┐ erlabrae, BDD 102a . buaid ngaíse, LU 10186 . is ed as dech cacha gaese doenachtae, ZCP xi 86 § 42 . it ferr gaesa oldas gaes the wisdom of many is superior to that of one, ib. 86 § 42 . gnima glangaisse, SR 2830 . nī gāes fir buirb, Fianaig. 50 § 28 . mad fris gais comairser if thou consultest wisdom, Laws iv 18.18 . trí búada insci : fosta, gáis, gairde, Triads 177 . tria gaeis a gloir ┐ a labra, CCath. 4506 . Cf. cen gáisi ṅglór, SR 6027 . ferrdi gaís glanḟoglaim, MR 160.3 ; 318.29 . u[g]dur gaísi fer nErund, Laws i 22.33 Comm. ciamad amnus co ngais he, 156.8 gl. Cf. v 28.12 gl. ma ta a ngaois ┐ a necna ar is comsaor gach commaith, O'D. 553 ( H 3.17, c. 437 ). ní lor eolus isna haoib roscaduib manib maith a ngaos aicnid, O'D. 2213 ( Nero A vii f. 147a ). ollam gaeisi .i. in tsai brethemun, Laws v 112.13 gl. fechem ar gais, i 84.14 Comm. do Neastoir ... do chind gaisi Grec, TTebe 1448 . ag sgrudad gaisi, 1173 . RC xliii 12 § 6 . do réir ghaoise agus ghliocais, TD ix 47 . AFM vi 2192.14 . rí ... rochacht gaessu Gréc ... who fettered the intellects (?) of the Greeks, SR 7980 . ragaid gaosa a mbagha (= mbādad ?), O'Curry 2279 ( Eg. 88, f. 21 (22)a ). brethem buasach ... go ngaosaib, O'Curry 2485 ( f. 39 (40)c ). coir rocoraiged a cruth | doronad a n-orddugud | fogaessaib glessib (of the winds) they were arranged by brilliant displays of wisdom (?), SR 83.

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