féil

Cite this: eDIL s.v. féil or dil.ie/21476

Forms: fel, feil, feile, feli, féli, féile, féle, ḟéil, féil, -i, féilte, fele

n i, f. (<Lat. viglia = vigilia,cf. W. gwyl), n s. fel (in (Ogham) Sg 70a marg. feil, Thes. ii 33.30 . g s. na feile LL 26a50 . n p. feli, Thes. ii 34.29 . féli, Fél. Ep. 16. 182 . (féli as a s. (?) armuinter a ḟéli, Fél. Oct. 2 . arricfam a ḟéli, Dec. 30. Possibly a p. though féile occurs later as sg.: go f.¤ an bháis, TSh. 4128 ). g p. na féle , Fel. Prol. 329 . Ep. 80 . n du. dí prím-ḟéil , May 31 . féil (g s. n p. -i) IGT, Decl. § 14.17 . Late pl. féilte, O'Hussey T.C. 160.11 . Luc. Fid. 115 . A festival, feast-day (almost exclusively of religious festivals): f.¤ ir-Rúaim ... nóeb nEorapa uile, Fél. Ap. 20 . féil sruith, Mon. Tall. § 15 . ind náob asa feil bís for ind láo § 8 . i féil máir maicc Cula, Fél. Ap. 5 . ria fél Petair, MacCarthy 15.5 . ier bfel Brigde TBC 2473 St = iar n-imbulc LL. féiltin Seaain (= féil tSin S.), O'Gr. Cat. 319.30 . Abbott-Gwynn Cat. 363 . láa feili Poil ┐ Petuir LL 309b33 ( Cog. 227 ). f.¤ ghabhála Mhuire i mbroinn Feast of the Conception TSh. 3269 . geimh- readh an ghalair ┐ féil an bháis 4116 . ó lá ḟéle na marbh All Souls' day FM ii 1084.15 . ag congmháil láoi féile, Ps. xlii 4 . pl. feriae ... .i. fele , O'Mulc. 60 . feili noeb n-uag SR 267 . hi felib mártir LU 1856 . isna sabbotib saeraib | isna felib fírnóebaib SR 4574 . do bhennuccadh gach áoin onóraighfes na laithe ┐ na féilte BNnÉ 275.12 . d'faghbhail na féilteagh so[cl]aecloithi the movable feasts O'Gr. Cat. 309.3 . budh ainfesach cleirigh | fana feiltiph fire ZCP x 50.14 . Rarely of a secular or pagan festival: atbail Moingfinn aidhchi Ṡamna ... conid de garar féil Moingfinne frisin Samain icon daescursluagh BB 264a6 ( SG 332 . RC xxiv 178 ). feli termini feasts of Terminus (gl. terminalibus) Thes. ii 34.29 .