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focal, focull

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Forms: focull, foccull, focull, focla, focail, —ḟocull, focul, focal, facul, focal(l), facal(l), foccul(l), facul(l), facuil-se

n o, n., later m. (for etym. see Bergin, Ériu xii 135 ). n s. focull, Ml. 24d30 . d s. dun foccull , 125a11 . n du. in da focull sa, 51a14 . n p. tri focla , Corm. Y 1228 . tri focail , Laws ii 242.10 ( SM Facs. 29b ). a p. —ḟocull, YBL 54b8 . g p. inna focul (gl. dictionum) Sg. 26a7 . focal facul (foghluma), focal(l) facal(l) (ón phersain, i.e., vn. of foclaid, q.v.) IGT, Decl. § 17 . As vn., foccul(l) facul(l) (on fuláiremh, add. v.l.), Verbs § 52 . n p. na facuil-se , Decl. ex. 766 . do bhí an t-érlamh 'gá ḟocall, Verbs ex. 463 .

(a) in general sense a word, a vocable: f.¤ quasi uoca[bu]lum .i. guthán, Corm. Y 621 . focul i.e. a uocula , O'Mulc. 552 . Oppd. to bríathar: na digebad cid a oenḟocul dia briathraib a single word that she said Mon. Tall. § 61 . Marc ... ná dlig focul faille `who deserves no word of neglect' Fél. Ap. 25 . a inde in focail is sencus meaning of the word `senchus' Laws i 32.3 Comm. `aingil' is inand iarneterchert fhocuil ┐ `techtaireda', PH 7151 . cid uathad in timna-sa i fhoclaib, aráide is lethan hi cēill, 5839 . In compd. preceded by a defining word: búadfocol an rorādis ... issed ainm forbia co bráth (= you have hit on the exact word) LU 10060 . na ferba filed-sa (inand són ┐ na breath-focla briathar), MR 126.19 . ōr nad fil lem féin findḟocla fair words IT i 68.20 . fir domuin ... no ṡídaigfed da thrí findḟoclaib he would pacify with his three fair words LL 267b41 ( MU² 759 ).

(b) by extension, of connected speech, phrase: senḟoccul sein ... la cach sruith an old saying, proverb SR 2897 . senḟocul so srethaib cland: ni lassamain cech n-oenchrand, TBC-LL¹ 2345 . See senḟocul. cid focal isin nadmaimm naiscess an feichem dofui[d]ben inna folta sa ? Aicc macu, rombia fiach, etc., what is the word in the contract ... that establishes these ? Bind gurantees, etc., Bürgschaft p. 18 . C. do mharbad d'Ua T. ... tre iomagallam ḟocail tarla etorra, ALC i 368.4 ( focal , Ann. Conn. 1245 § 1 . iomaccaillaimh feircci FM). f.¤ coirmdhighe `mere words of ale-drinking' Studies 1921, 589 . do réir ḟocail Mhaóise, Exodus viii 31 .

Cf. gabuis in aithgabail fri focul. fogellsat Sencha, bertside doib deisi fri focal, ar foloing focul co arubaruch, O'Curry 785 (< H 3.18, 367a ).

(c) of an estimate, award, judgment, etc.: tabair mo trí lanḟocull damsa, IT ii2 227.31 = ar ndtri drinnrusc, Eg. (glossed: focul .i. athchuinghi, 256 ). conid ceitri fichid bo cuid focall ┐ impide (of a ransom) AU 1029 (transl. `persuading bribe' in Cod. Clar., AFM ii 818 n .) = ceithre fichit bó ḟocail ┐ impidhe FM. dlegur dosom ... mes ┐ focul na críche do tobartas [do thabairt do v.l.] re sétaib `the estimation and award [test ?] of that territory' Laws iii 154.18 Comm. a ṡeoit d'idnacul do dia thig, ┐ mes ┐ focol a críche féin dó leo id. 24 Comm . In Laws a judgment or approval on test (Approbazion, Gutheissung nach Probe Thurn. ZCP xiv 350 ): tri focail for braich (i.e. malt must stand three tests), Laws ii 242.10 ; 244.11 (glossed: .i. tri fromaid, 244.12 ). cona mesaib ┐ a toimsib, cona foclaib techtaib (of a calf due to the lord) 248.10 . cona focal (.i. na miach .i. narub searb iatt), iv 94.7 (15) . gaib fort laim fiach damsa huait ... isind forus [s]a ... cona focal ┐ a dilsi ┐ a dilmaine im seilbsi, Bürgschaft 15 § 51a . 17 § 53. (`Richtigerklärung'). ollam foccail (.i. intí foclaiter conid ollam) an approved ollam (one who has passed the tests) Laws v 114.18 ; see MacNeill, PRIA xxxvi C 16. 281 n. 3 . Cf. is focul ata fuirre ┐ ni hincrechad de-side (of a woman who alienates property illegally), Stud. in E. Ir. Law 69 n. 2 . Cf. iar ndifoilgid ... .i. berar fear feine ┐ liaigh dia focol as ndifolaig, O'Curry 802 (< H 3.18, 372a ; not in Laws i 226 - 8 ).

(d) word i.e. promise: [a] fhocal do bhrisdedh ar Muntrós to break his promise to M. Rel. Celt. ii 184.34 . Parole; guarantee: do rattadh f.¤ ┐ cairde caicthidhisi on iarla doibsimoh AFM vi 2302.23 . riasiu ro chaithsiot deiredh a ffocail before the expiration of their parole, ib. z 0 . iar ndeiliucchadh ré focal an Iarla, ┐ gan focal an phrionnsa nó aoinneich eile aca, 2304.6 .

(e) gramm. a noun: re hucht n-innsgne ┐ molta ┐ bfocuil pronoun, adjective and noun IGT, Introd. § 16 . ar mholadh ┐ ar fhocal, § 19 . Of part of a finite verb ib. 168.22 ; 170.25 .

Compds. focal-cháid reverent of speech: fear ... firén foculchāidh, RC xii 320 § 1 . ¤gér: fileadha focailghéara ` pungent-worded ' TD 34.7 .

fuarcne

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Forms: fuargni

n f.¤ .i. crechtach ut est gabul fuarcne .g. .i. lum [leg. luin ?] gablach fuargni , O'Dav. 842 . Stokes suggests that it `may be ... gen. sg. of fuargun a compd. of fo and orgun'. Cf. ? fo-oirg.

gablach

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(gabul)

adj I o,ā branching, forked, pronged: hi crund gablaigh (leg. gablach), Anecd. i 66 § 135 . tír na cliath ṅg.¤ LL 136b13 . dá ech gablaich sinuous (?): LU 8593 ( FB 45 ). 10200 (TEm.). bruid ... gablacha peaked (?) cloaks, RC xxi 152 § 8 . ín gae sin gabhlach, forked (?), IT iii 97 § 156 . Of hair. ód chéibh ghéagánaigh gabhlaigh `waving, parted locks,' TD 14.21 . Fig. Críth Gabhlach (name of a law treatise): cid ara neiperr C. G. ? ... ar a lin do gablaibh i fodlait(h)er grá[d] túathe, Críth G. 1 . glan gablach | aue Luircc rich in descendants was the grandson of L., Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 23 . ? long lúaichet fer ng.¤ fíangalach, LU 6791 (= BDD² 305 ). Mor ua Dubthaig drongo[blaig] (i. ... dronchoibnes[saig nó dron-]diglaig), ZCP iii 224.1 ( LB 241a53 ).

See also dé-gablach, fo-gablach.

II n ā, f. a forked branch; a javelin; the forked shaft of a sling (?) (see SCano 29 and Anecd. below): ber lat in gablaig-se, Anecd. i 8.18 . sian ... na foghaid ┐ na ngabluch, RC xii 98.20 . gae ocus gablach, g.¤ ocus gai, IT iii 97 § 156 . ? gabul fuarcne .g. .i. lum gablach fuargni .i. crechtach, O'Dav. 842. Cf. `gabhla, spear, lance ,' O'R. Poems Fig. Gablach gliad `a contentious pair,' Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 30 § 36.

guthán

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n (guth) (a) little word : focal quasi voca(bu)lum .i. guthán, Corm. Y 621 . foclán didiu gutān, O'Mulc. 553.

(b) little voice : a guthán ro-cloth, Blathm. 90 § 5, cf. § 6 .

lomm

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Forms: lomgipanach

adj o, ā

I

(a) bare, naked; smooth; exact : glan no l.¤ gl. nudum (granum), Wb. 13c22 (cf. 1 Corinth. xv 37 ). gran . . . ┐ he lom .i. cin colg, Laws iv 94.17 Comm . foaid for leicc luim, Thes. ii 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ). maige loma, LU 2232 ( FA 30 ). im snimaire .i. olla, no in fertais loim, Laws i 152.11 Comm . tēit do buain luachra luimmi, Fing. R. 743 . fogeltat . . . fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, LL 8011 ( TBC-LL¹ 551 ). for úir luimm, Lat. Lives 63.4 . co cloideb l.¤ i n-a láim, PH 2151 . caillech lom . . . in Morrigu, MR 198.2 . teach lom an empty house, DDána 46.37 . béarrtha, nó lom, 1 Corinth. xi 6 . lomáin loma . . . gan chroiceann gan díon gan duille, TSh. 3307 . guala lom is com ba chaoimhe smooth(?), Keat. Poems 886 . duine lom a destitute man (opp. to fer suime), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 20.23 . ? atbert gur raibe in coltur lum ina teigh `that the coulter was ready in his wallet', RC xii 346.11 . Compar. an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac, DDána 119.32 . creach nar luime creach Codhlaigh `as great as that of C.', Aithd. D. 37.46 . Adv. entirely, exactly: ataneplai lomm luaith, H 3.18, 744. 10 (cf. ScM. 3.19 ). do aithin . . . / a shenchus go léir 's go lom, BNnÉ 252.5 . ionchuir dá leanta go lom / eachtra Criomhthuinn 'na chonghlonn `closely', Aithd. D. 36.21 . mainister Shligigh do loscadh . . . co lom, AU iii 66.z . go léir lóm, Rel. Celt. ii 236.31 .

(b) Of cloth, threadbare: i mbrataib loma, O'Gr. Cat. 482.13. Cf. is l.¤ in membrum . . . hísiu worn thin, ZCP viii 175.20 .

(c) Of a judge or judgement, exact, strict; mac Dé 'n-a breitheamh léir lom. Aithd. D. 78.39 . breath lom / a los fhírpheacadh, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 9.

(d) Of a liquid, pure, unadulterated(?): do minsruth lom lemnochta (sic leg.?) BCC 386.13 .

(e) Of sounds, clear(?): cluintear fuaim na dtonn fa Thromhra / as lom labhra, DDána 111.39 . fáidhe fada fírtruaga ┐ éigme loma loiscnecha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 9.3 .

(f) Of consonants. unlenited: tinne lom as cóir ann, mur so: at ucht, no at édan, IGT Introd. 9.2 . ad cheann: .d. lom sin, 9.5 . Of the initial of nouns inflected for plural after certain numerals, 8.24 . muin lom (rhyming with lenited n after long vowel), 6.1 .

II As subst.

(a) In various meanings corresponding to those of the adjective: lom bhaise the flat of his hand(?), Oss. iii 288.22 . lom cnamha (ossis nudatio), 23 K 42, 107.1 . butaisidh ar lom air (i.e. without socks), Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.22 . ag fulang luim is leattruim `poverty', Ir. Review 1913, 623 § 8 . In spiritual sense: sgaoil uainn mo ralam go réidh shortcomings, DDána 51.8 (: anam). Of clothes, threadbareness, a threadbare garment : in edugha[d] . . . etir a lom ┐ i ( = a) nua, Laws ii 146.8 Comm . an lom uile, a fhalluing donn. / do sgaoil ó chéile ar gcumann `it is complete bareness that has sundered our friendship', Ir. Review 1912, 378 § 7 . méraid a l.¤ fria nua `the thread-bare shall last as well as the new cloth', Metr. Dinds. iv 332.24 . exact meaning(?); exactitude: in tan na fuidbiter a cosmailius hi, is a breth a lom aignid (sic leg.?) from the plain meaning of the natural law(?), Laws v 8.z Comm . (but perh. compd.). go roinneann Dia lom ceirt ris an druing n-ainiochtaigh `mere justice', TSh. 4950 . lom na firinne the naked truth, Luc. Fid. 3156 .

(b) opening for attack(?) (see Dinneen ): do bheir lom ar chách gidh eadh / ní nár dhéanta do dhéanamh `to do a wrong thing leaves one open to attack ', Content. vi 191 . cluiche teaca a lom ma le / sdailc i ndiaidh dhá bheann beire (of some game), L. Cl. A. B. 131.33 .

As n.pr. m. or pseudonym: Lom Laine, LL 18175 , 18191 , 18171 .

Compds. (freq. with merely intensive force).

(i) With noun. ¤arc ? : lomarc ardacaraid, IT iii 90 § 123 . ¤bréc: ag cur loimbhreige oruinn entirely misrepresenting us, Luc. Fid. 3193 . ¤ches: fóir, a fhlaith, loimcheas na scol the great affliction, L. Cl. A. B. 122.75 . ¤chrann: eire cuinge sesrige / in cech lomchrund díb, LU 9063 ( FB 81 ) (ref. to lommánaib darach, LU 9062 ). ¤derc (1 derc): for ligib laech os lomdeirc, LL 192b49 . ¤éithech: ar luighi ┐ ar loimeithech `by open perjury', Caithr. CC 34.5 (§ 58) . ¤ḟéith (1 féith): cian ó chaillis do mhéithe / do leaghadh dom lomfhéithe, Hackett lvi 22 . ¤laithe: fiche is cuig lomlaithi lind / a com[fh]laithi os Erinn, MacCarthy 430.15 . ¤gabal: bert fleda for lomgabail (derogatory descr. of a person), Bruchst. i § 80 . ¤gall naked foreigner(?): berla in lomghaill, IT iii 100 § 172 . ¤lerg smooth slope(?): flaith Mide na l., LL 185a1 . ¤othrus serious illness: re linn a lomothrais, Caithr. Thoirdh. 8.11 . ¤scíath smooth shield : i leathan an loimscéth, TBC St. 3243. Cf. loindsgéth, 3261 . ¤ṡerc great love : mer im mond (mod, modh, v.ll.) a l. réil, LL 17158 . ¤thalam: ar lár nó ar lom-thalamh, TSh. 2269 . ¤thí: ar ti treasa do thennad . . . ar l. a lama . . . do lan-dergad `ready', MR 224.26 . ¤thrú doomed: ni ma-taet fort beolu . . . at l., RC xiii 440 § 12 ( LL 288b44 ). da mairedh Onchú an Essa / do bud lomthrú an loinges[-s]a, Irish Texts ii 11 § 10. In pejorative sense: an lom-trú con millte `a wretch of a ravening wolf', BNnÉ 151.23 .

(ii) With adj. (somet. forming dvandva compd. e.g. lommcháel, somet. with intensive force, somet. merely for alliteration). ¤cháel: da lurgain lomchaola, Corm. Y p. 91.19 (s.v. prull). ¤cháid: Mael-Isu leir, lom[m]chaid `very chaste', Gorm. Jan. 16 . -lainn very desirable : anadh bud l. leam sunn, Prolegomena 43 § 30 . beither gan mac nDomnaill de / onar l. lat erghe, Irish Texts ii 12 § 15 . fiche bó ní lom-loinn lim / do chomroinn rim, IGT Verbs ex. 712 . -nocht see separate article. ¤nóeb: Loppán lomnoeb `very holy', Gorm. Mar. 26 . ¤olc very bad : léig a Floinn a donnḟolt dí / a bhoing dhí ma l. lé, 24 P 8, 228.x . ¤thiug very close : doire loimthiugh lasamail laighnech, ML² 1183 . ¤thornocht (see tarnocht) stark naked : l. uile act a n-airm na llámaib, LL 12133 ( TBC-LL¹ 5806 ). tangatar side lomthornacht asa longaib, TTr.² 512.

(iii) With adj. derived from noun: ¤chosach: ag siubhal nochtuigh ┐ lomchosach ` bare-foot ', Isaiah xx 2 . ¤gipánach: lomgipanach in threadbare ragged garb(?), IT iii 98 § 159. ¤glúinech bare-kneed (sobriquet of a Fomorian chief): Loscennlom mac Lomgluinigh, RC xii 96 § 128 . ¤luirgnech bare-legged: na sillidi lumluirgnecha, Comp. CC 83.z . ¤rótach having bare roads : ó Mhoigh lomródaigh Luirg, IGT Decl. ex. 888.

(iv) With vn. ¤arcain see separate article. ¤cheisnem: cáithleach cruais ┐ lóchán . . . loim-cheisnimh `constant complaining', TSh. 10092 . ¤diúltad: go dtug . . . loim-dhiúltadh dá thighearna fá dhol ar cuireadh leis `flat refusal', 7555 . ¤fhágáil: a mhaighistir, a ghrádh, . . . atámaoid air lom-fhághail `we are done for', GJ iv 82a (Stair E. Uí Ch.). ¤thúr (see 1 túr): sáer-ainm Sinna saigid dún / dáig rolaimid a lom-thúr `since ye venture to lay bare its origin', Metr. Dinds. iii 286.2 ( = LL 20477 ). ¤nochtad act of revealing completely, exposing : lom-nochtadh do dhéanamh ar a lochtaibh féin, TSh. 9073 . nó dá mbeidís les lochta / níor thairgeas a lomnochta, Content. v 8 . ¤rím complete enumerating : na lochta cen lomrim lac, BB 331b40 . ¤ṡloinded act of naming exactly : ni derna a lomsloinded dom deōin-sa `has not made himself fully known', Fianaig. 62.12 .

(v) With vb. See lommairgid.