fes(s)ach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fes(s)ach or dil.ie/21778

Forms: fisach

adj o-ā (rarely fisach).

(a) knowing, well-informed: toimdinach cech móirḟesach every one who knows a lot is opiniative ACL iii 229.98 . foḟuair féin fessaig findgil got a knowing fair white troop LL 5b5 . Leb. Gab.(i) i 58 . pilōit fessach, Fl. Earls 12.8 . fer ... inntleachtach fesach, AFM iv 766.3 . (a thing prohibited to a breithem :) cen beith fesach i nduilginibh not to be skilled in (the law of) wages Irish Texts iv 26.8 . Of things : ind aircetal fesach forglide —si, Fen. 274.12 . Aware, cognizant: ni himda persa ... is fessach cred an oigedh geipit, Fl. Earls 70.31 . munab feasach thú nach ... (= nisi scias) TSh. 3524 . an ttuguis mionna bréige go fiosach dhuit? wittingly Mac Aingil 283 .

(b) known (as pred. with cop.) : is feasach linn we know TD 7.7 . an feasach dhó dála an leomhain?, 16.33 . níor bh'fheasach dhamh é (= nescivi), TSh. 2973 . is feasach linn go bhfuil tú fírinneach (= scimus) 8002 .