2 figa(i)r, fiugair

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Forms: figor, fiugor, figuir, fiugrae, figraib, figair, fiugair, fioghaireacha

n ā, f. (Lat. figura) O.Ir. n s. figor, Wb. 18c10 et pass. ind fiugor , Ml. 45a3 . Thes. ii 252.2 . d s. figuir, Sg. 73b1 . g s. inna fiugrae , Ml. 45a2 . d p. hi figraib , Thes. ii 255.13 . Mid.Ir. figair, fiugair. In later lang. often declined as guttural stem, exx. below. Cf. IGT, Decl. § 185 .

(a) figure, type, symbol (in Glosses used as equivalent of Lat. figura in that sense): ind altoir fiugor ind ingrimme, in cailech is figor inna eclaise, Stowe M. 64b ( Thes. ii 252 ). figor recto aicnith ib. rūn ... inna fiu[g]rae rongab in fāith, Ml. 38c7 . ata f.¤ aige-so in Leuitico a type PH 7686 . fiugra ┐ foiscthe fetarlaicthe, 5293 . fiugair na fírḟastini a visible sign, symbol LL 230b7 ( TTr. 979 ). fioghair ┐ sompla, Mac Aingil 100.2 . hí figuir .vii. ṅdāna spiritus in type of Thes. ii 254.9 . co figuir (.i. ... co figuirdacht), LU 825 ( ACC 59 ). i ḟiguir ... in spiruta nóib, LB 54b20 ( PH 5520 ). dā berla .lxx. ... i fidair no [ = na] da descepul .lxx., BB 300a32 . fioghracha ┐ furḟogartha na Páise, Eochairsg. 27.14 .

(b) A pre-figuring, premonition, portent: co ticfad in tromdamh sin ... amail do bhi a fighair ┐ a ḟaistine doibh, CF 89 . amhail boi hi ffíoghair ┐ hi ffaistine dhóibh, Cog. 84.22 . fiogurcha [sic MS.] an écca signs of approaching death Hugh Roe 226.23 (f. 60b) . ? fer ... hi robái figuir o Día who had a premonition from God (?) Lat. Lives 6. 11 (of a pagan who did honour to Patrick) = Trip. 44.7 (`a nature from God' Stokes).

(c) outward figure or form: i ndeilbh fhiugra in chuirp, RC xxxvii 348 § 53 . corab ar a fidhair fen do cruthaigh Día e, BCC § 408 . a bhfioghair draguin, Mac Aingil 124.13 . do réir ḟioghrach duine, Isaiah xliv 13 . i fhigair crabaidh in the guise of piety ZCP iv 389.6 .

(d) an image, likeness, representation (= `delb'): calga ... co fuigirrib [leg. fiugrib?] humae foaib, IT iii 239.141 . fiodhair ┐ pictuir ┐ dealbh Muire, Fl. Earls 48.10 . fiodhair-dhealp, 112.18 . fidhracha Sancta Caterina , 246.10 . fioghaireacha diagrams Corp. Astron. 148.5 . a sraid son Niocolás aig fiodhair an tairbh duibh at the sign of the Black Bull Abbott-Gwynn 225 .

(e) by extension, of sounds: f.¤ sibsanach a mbil-chimhas ... ica n-imcomailt frisna hasanaibh ` harsh rustling ' CCath. 4649 . la fiugair na gaeit[h]e, 2871 .