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faitech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. faitech or dil.ie/21208

Forms: faittech, faitig

adj o-ā

(a) cautious, heedful, wary: fót .i. faitech , Corm., Thr. Ir. Gl. 21 . gl. cautus Sg. 51a8 . faittech, Ml. 21d4 . pl. bad faitig frisin foirin sin be ye cautious as to (gl. observate eos) Wb. 24a24 . ecal cech faittech, Tec. Corm. § 15.20 . faitech cech uaimnech, 13.24 . isin probeirb choitchind, is cian o ghuasacht cech faitech , PH 4863 . ba f.¤ ar na ba fiachach take care lest thou incur debt Anecd. iii 13.10 . BB 64d1 . ni faiteach int Albanach, Anecd. i 3y . ben ḟattech LL 264b27 ( MU² 357 ). mina chometa co f.¤ in uaisle sin, PH 4103 . do thigedh co faiteach furechair, BS 142.19 .

(b) timid, fearful: da rabh mo chliar fand faiteach, BNnÉ 286.23 . mar go rabhadar [na hApstail] féin fáiteach fa bhuain re Corp Chríost ar mhéid a n-onóra air (i.e. received the Sacrament with awe), Eochairsg. 99.18 . Of horses, nervous, skittish: sdét f.¤ foluaimnech, ZCP vi 32.13 .

(c) fear-inspiring: rob faiteach [aithech v.l.] leo fegad na fisi sin, TTebe 1254 .

(d) cf. munub faitiuch cach aesa `unless he is skilled in ' Laws ii 88.13 (with gl.: muna roibe fath is deach aice ...).