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Cite this: eDIL s.v. af(f)aing or
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n (prob. AS loanword, see SCano 46 n. or from Lat. offic(ina), Ériu xxiii 52 ) name of lowest unit of value, penny, scruple: puingene .i. screbul meidi inbiche, is ē sin screpul nGaoidel .i. oiffing (ofing, Corm. Bodl.; opuingc, LB), Corm. Y 1050 . seland cernæ .i. offaing, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 35 s.v. pinginn. afaing .i. screpul . . . .i. iiii. scripuil fichit no .iiii. afuingi fichit, O'Dav. 25 . co n-eccid do in dabaig . . . ┐ nocho testa afaing esti, Anecd. i 3.4 . ni getar afaing asin churach sa, 5.17 . dobered side affaiṅg ndergóir cacha dige no ibed dond epscop, LL 278b37 (cf. faing no fang .i. sgreaball, dobheireadh a fhaing ndeargóir don easpug, O'Cl.). rotbiasu . . . ind affaing cacha dige nó ib sa, LL 279a6 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. oiffing or


x see af(f)aing.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. opuing or


n a scruple (weight): screpall Gaedel din .i. opuingc, Corm. p. 35 s.v. puingcne = oiffing , Corm. Y 1050. See af(f)aing.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. puincne or


n a measure or value equivalent to a `screpal': puingcne .i. screbul meidi inbiche, is e sin screpul nGaoidel .i. oiffing , Corm. Y 1050 . puincne is ainm do scribol, Metr. Gl. Ff. 61 . pui[n]cni sgreabull, Metr. Gl. 33 § 18 (Eg.). puingcne .i. sgreaball, O'Cl. .iiii. scripuil fichit [= fichet] no .iiii. afuingi fichit nó .iiii. puincni .xx. (equivalent values), O'Dav. 25 . Seems a stereotyped pl. of puingin a measure equivalent to a `sel(l)ann': puingin .i. selland imme .i. selland cernae, Corm. Y 1051 = pinginn salund imbe, Corm. p. 35 ; acc. to Stokes, Metr. Gl. 102 , a dim. of ponc; a word of Teutonic origin cogn. with pinginn, Eng. penny, RC xviii 114 .