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ind(ḟ)úar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ind(ḟ)úar or dil.ie/28553

adj o, ā (5 in- + (f)úar).

(a) very cold, chilly, cool, refreshing: cnáim ind íaich ettig innúair, LL 129b22 . ro adnacht ... a leabaid innḟuair, Acall. 1204. a maduin oighridh innḟuair, 3524 . in drúcht innḟúar álainn-si, IGT Decl. ex. 1691. corránic in n-áth n-indúar, Ériu v 221.21 . cet tengad aig athlom innuar `a hundred sharp ready cool tongues,' Cog. 50.15 . ór bog ┐ argad ionnúar, IGT Decl. ex. 471. a airne ionnúara `its refreshing sloes,' BS 110.8 . i madain focchmair fionnḟuair, AFM ii 932.7 . Compar. and superl.: do thalmain caithid a cuid, docum cumad innfuaire doibh é `that it may be cooler for them,' Maund. § 39. Adv. ina suidhe go hionnḟuar ... aerdha ar colba a hiomdhaidhe, Ériu v 76.35 .

As subst., cold: tolcha corra Cháoille an Drúadh | as áoighe (áoidhe, v.l.) orra an t-ionnúar, IGT Decl. ex. 1620.

(b) Fig. refreshing, pleasing, entertaining: sgaoith d'uirsgéalaibh ionnuara, TD 3 § 30. do-ghéan gréas ionnuar aoire `I shall compose a refreshing piece of censure,' § 50 . téid don fhlaith ionfhuair fhaoilidh, 31 § 4. bliadhain iomshlán d'Aonghas Ruadh | re hucht ngill ar ghrés n-ionnfhuar `for delicate work,' Studies 1920, 2 § 5 .