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fíre

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fíre or dil.ie/22180

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 .