fes(s)ach

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

adj o-ā (rarely fisach).

(a) knowing, well-informed: toimdinach cech móirḟesach every one who knows a lot is opiniative Arch. iii 229.98 . foḟuair féin fessaig findgil got a knowing fair white troop LL 5b5 . Leb. Gab. i 58 . pilōit fessach, Fl. Earls 12.8 . fer ... inntleachtach fesach FM iv 766.3 . (a thing prohibited to a breithem :) cen beith fesach i nduilginibh not to be skilled in (the law of) wages Ir. 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 MacAingil 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 .