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fáer

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fáer or dil.ie/21031
Last Revised: 2013

 

n perhaps originally preparation, time of preparation (vn. of fo-fera, cf., fuar, 1 fúr), hence transf.

I Delay; period of exemption (from distress): faer .i. fuirech .i. fiadnaise cen faer .i. cen fuirech no cin ḟoirithin n-uirre o neoch, O'Dav. 903 . cia deach fiadhnaise? fiadhnaise indraic infuigill cen faor cen fuilled cen ditheach cen ditcheall cen cogar cen conargle, O'Curry 1616 (< 23 Q 6, 6b ). fiach ... cen foer, cen anad, cen īmdegail, Bürgschaft § 51b . is aenmadh déc a dithim iar na ecor mana urcorathar saire no turbaidh no anta no faor no deithbire chena, O'D. 606 (< H 3.17, 455 ). ni fil saire fri dithim iar n-eagar, ata imorro turbuidhe ┐ faor ┐ faosam, O'Curry 2728 (< Eg. 88, 61 ). faer denma soiscela co .iiii. mis .i. mi cachu liubuir (.i. re doberar do da foirithin iar ndenamh soiscela aigi cend cethri mis), O'Curry 737 (< H 3.18, 353a ). athgabail fir suic .i. athgabail gabur don fir is a soc ro mebadh [leg. mebaidh] .i. isin errach, faer air, sechtmaid; faer buana, sechtmaidh distraint of the plowman i.e. distress that is taken from a man whose plowshare has broken i.e. in the spring, exemption of [allowance of time for ?] plowing, seven days; exemption of reaping, seven days Laws i 200.7 . faer denma muilinn co de mís .i. turbaid mis do iar ndenam in muilind, ae :air sechtmuin .i. iar tinnscedal trebtha, faer buanadh sechtmuin .i. iar tindscetal na buanadh. O'Curry 738 (< H 3.18, 353a ). cis-lir ar aile forna nasgthar? fir gan seilbh gan ḟaor gan aididin, Ériu xiii 31.23 . ni flaith fer fosair na faor na fuidhir na folaidh fir an sealbha .i. nocha flaith dlighthech in flaith téit a fosairluighe amuil boaire, O'D. 680 ( H 3.17, 498 ). cf. the gloss on this passage: na faer .i. lubradh, no na dena foirithin a ceile, no fuirges a fiach dia aigillne ┐ a gellad dia troscad .i. fir fuirges in ni dliges in ceile de .i. in ceilsine, O'Curry 451 ( H 3.18, 241a ). Plummer points out [Slips] that "here `lubra' does not give the meaning of `faer,' but is a genitive dependent on and explanatory of it," and `f.¤ lubra' is parallel to `f.¤ air' etc. above.

II A food-rent payable to the lord about harvest (?): f.¤ .i. ainm bid doberar do tigerna isin fogmur ut est f.¤ fuirec furnaid[e]. Nó f.¤ .i. in molt fogmuir .i. iar mbuain, O'Dav. 977 . Cf. furnaide .i. biadh n-aill itir dá notlaic .i. fair inn idnaide `the food of the waiting' 982 . ma ro metha faor .i. in molt foghmhair .i. ar buain im samhain .i. didhnagh fri de no is ainm bíd fertair i foghmar duilcin imbuana [leg. duilchinni mbuana?] gar ria samuin, O'D. 520 (< H 3.17 423 ). foer an mbiad ferthar i fogomur; fuiric biad n-aill ferthar itir di nodlaig, O'Curry 876 ( H 3.18 p. 393a ). diablad faer ferrtair (.i. diablad a bid ...), Laws v 440.23 (442.10) (quoted by O'Dav. : faer .i. fuiririud .i. biadh O'Dav. 971 ). a triun faer fertair (.i. ... trian neich ro forestar do) Laws v 440.25 (442.18) .

? Compd.: ma tarcas fóergilli don filid 'if the poet was offered a pledge of stay', Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 124 § 7 .

1 forba, forbae

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Forms: forbe, forbae, forbae, forbu, forba, -dha, f.

n io, n., later m. (vn. of for-fen). n s. forbe Wb. 3d5 . forbae, 20d16 . a s. forbae, Sg. 147b3 . d s. forbu Wb. 3d6 . Ml. 15a5 . 50c14 . forba (m.; n p. -dha) IGT, Decl. § 2 (p. 39x) .

(a) finishing, completing; end, termination: iar forbu in gnimo, Ml. 15a5 . iar forbu a glíad, Fél. Apr. 19 . iar forba uird in chelebartha, Lat. Lives 84 (= bhforbhudh, Lism. L. 1607 ). o forbu na do[i]ri Babilonda co gein Crist , Rawl. 74a36 = forba na daire ..., BB 6b46 . iar forbai ... na comairle ... dō after he had decided on a plan PH 92 . f.¤ ┐ crich do dul for in forbunn rechtaide la tuidecht soscela, 3450 . crich ┐ f.¤ in tsoegail, 3579 . orba cindti f.¤ a bethad dó as soon as the end of his life was certain BColm. 96.5 . co tanic f.¤ noí mís, Ériu vii 223 . tanic A. asin sruth iar f.¤ na .uii. la .xl., LB 113a29 (= ḟorbad, YBL 159a51 ). sepultus est ... a haithli sechtmogat bliadan do f.¤ ZCP viii 111.29 . i bhf.¤ na seachtmaine, RC xliii 36 § 33 . is me tosach na huili dulai, is me a forbai = principium et finis Fen. 1z . Absol. : in tindscetal ┐ in f.¤ , RC xxiv 192.11 . gach ndereoil ar tus ┐ gach sainemail co forbu at the end Auraic. 519 (= omne bonum postponitur). In local sense: i forbha ┐ i n-imell i[n] tíri, CCath. 1637 . docom an daingin boi i f.¤ in caisil, 3711 .

Used adverbially: f.¤ ráithe do bhí i mbroinn a full quarter, Dán Dé xi 15 . beith f.¤ raithi ag forbaisi ... doibh AU ii 526 .

(b) culmination, crown: indisit ... don forbai ┐ don forciund tṡainemail dorat fa deoid for a rith mbuadai .i. rochtain ... co hattreb parrduis, LB 30b57 (= fhorbadh, Lism. L. 745 ).

(c) perfection, highest point, acme: forbae caíngníma (gl. in omni sapientia et prudentia) Wb. 20d16 .

(d) the best (of a class or number); the greater part (cf. 1 formna): no fiurad f.¤ Ulad uili al-lán do lind used to suffice the whole (or all the nobles ?) of the Ulaid, TFerbe 748 . co tudchaid Aedan ... ┐ f.¤ Saxan ┐ Bretan ┐ fer nAlban imbi YBL 126a18 . gu ndrocair mac righ F. gu bhforbha a mhuinnteri, Caithr. CC § 82 . tiucfat fir Chualann atuaid | f.¤ a sluaig, Acall. 2684 . buailis in ainbhthine forbha in loingis, Marco P. 149 [os fhorbha righ in betha, 142 , may be a misspelling of orb(b)a, q.v.]. f.¤ ar n-ech is forbha ar sēd, ZCP viii 548.22 (= formna, TBC-LL¹ 1673 ). Goill Rosa Comain uile d'[ḟ]orba do marbadh, AU ii 408 (= urmhór Gall R.C. do marbadh, AFM 1307 , see formór). ba suail ná rochuirset do láthair in dá oirecht eturru ┐ f.¤ in chóicid ar chena, SG 63.30 = CCellaig 871 (`it wanted but little of both Iracht's extinction, or even of the whole province brought to an end' SG ii 67 , but there is no disjunction in the Irish here: they all but overthrew the two assemblies and the best of the remainder of the province ?).

Cf. attá sund f.¤ fessa fer ṅHerenn, LL 129b47 . docuatar-san i forbha a bhfesa ┐ a n-eolusa (of druids resorting to their magic) RC xliii 36 § 33 (corresp. to: i formna a feasa, etc. 48 § 36. See 1 formna). tuc f.¤ n-ecomluinn ┐ sinedh romor for a churp (of a violent effort), 42 § 40 .

2 tin

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adj ( cf. tinach, tinaid, 2 tinne) u soft part, fat part (of body): Columb Cille, cóelais tin 'Columb Cille, he made his belly thin' Ériu xxiv 19 § 18 . frisbert tinu a thoib .i. ro frithbrudestar conar'bo thiug a thoeb, quia fit `tin' .i. tiug nó moeth nó boc nó tosach, ut dicitur `tinnscital,' ACC § 101 ; 'he opposed the fat parts of his body' Ériu xxiv 30-31 . tin .i. meith no bocc no maoth, ut dicitur, frisbert tinu a taoib ┐ ni bi fri coilced tinca, H 3.18, 79 . ( O'Curry 138 ). tin .i. bog, ut est frisbert ..., O'Dav. 1601. tin .i. tosach no bunadh. tinnrem .i. tinnsgital, 1602 . tin .i. maoth nó meth nó bocc nó tosach nó tindscetal nó tinnrem, O'Mulc. 871 . Hence in B. na f. soft, easy: búc tion, ZCP iii 378.12 = budc t.¤ , v 483.18 .

tinnscetal

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tinnscetal or dil.ie/40908
Last Revised: 2019

 

n o,[n.] vn. of do-inscanna (cf. Irske Studier § 82 ).

(a) act of beginning: i Cluain Éidnech a thindscetal, Fél. 8.17 . ba maith in tindscetal ┐ in forba, RC xxiv 192.11 . tossach ┐ tindscetul in sceoil-sin, PH 27 . tria thindscetul do gabail uad, PH 3585 . tosach ┐ tinnscedal na hairdrighi n-Assardha, CCath. 13 . oni is abgitorium .i. tindscedal, Lec. Gl. 210 . uair ni gnath in tindscedul fo dheoidh, Auraic. 486 . is and dorigni Dia tindscetal denma na ndul, BB 15a26 . la tindscedal na haisi-seo, Lec. 26a5 . na ngnim doroindi Dia o thindscetal in betha, YBL 85a34 . ic tindscedul na taibernacuili, 66b51 . tinscetal debhtha i ndunad, Laws i 176.13 Comm. denadh tionnsccadal maith, Ériu v 128.20 . caslen Duin Imgan do tinscadal la hAddam Stonsdun, Ann. Conn. 1232.5 . tinscedal caislen do denam doib, 1237.5 . indleas gach tindsgra fri derge dligid o reachtaib comamsa .i. is indlis in t.¤ creice do berar don ti eirgis asa firt, asa dliged on recht dar cotaimsidheadh he earnest money (?), 23 P 3, fo. 20a ( O'Curry 1862 ).

(b) undertaking, task, attempt: ni roibhi tarba isin tinnsgeadal sin a rab ... Eithne da fromhadh, Ériu xi 196.13 . ba holc toiscc in tinnscetail | anagaidh Ghuill sa cath so, Duan. F. i 12.6 . olc atá do thinnsgeadal, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxviii 2. amail do raideamar ... a ttús ar ttinsgetail, BNnÉ 231 § 143 . ge ro fhóbairsiot an bharda an baile do bhardacht nir bó torbha duibh an tinnsccettal, AFM vi 2008.8 .