findruine

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n (findbruine, Ériu xi 170 ) electrum or electron; a by-product from the smelting of gold and silver (?) See ZCP xxix 100-1 and cf. Ériu xxxii 156 . In value it is ranked below gold (1 ór, dergór) and above bronze (crédumae): na fil eter créduma ┐ fíndruini atá eter Loegaire ┐ Conall Cernach. a fil dano ... eter findruini ┐ dergór ata eter Conall Cernach ┐ Coin Culaind, LU 8779 ( FB 58 ). is findruine fri fīrōr, ZCP vi 267 § 12 . Cf. miach óir ┐ miach finddruine ┐ miach credumai, Fianaig. 6.18 , corresp. to m. óir ┐ m. airgid ┐ m. crédumai ib. 6z . ataig C. lais ina fúair d'or ┐ d'argut ┐ d'indruini, TFerbe 746 . immdernad iarom [in tiag] di ór ┐ findruine, `[the wallet] was then adorned with gold and white bronze', Trip. 74.24 . uinge óir nó airgid no fhiondruine isin chios riogh gach bliadhna, Fomor. and Norse. 3.23 , Cf. ungi d'argut findruni, Cog. 50.11 (no d'fionndruine v.l.). cúach findruini, LU 8800 ( FB 60 ). sciath ... co mbil findruini, LU 3829 ( SCC 37 ). gipne findruine for a étan, LU 9275 . scíath ... ro breccad do semmannaib findruini, 7331 ( BDD 97 ). dubscíath co calathbúali findruni fair, LU 6297 . tech foa ochtaig findruine, B. in Scáil, 6 . tolc finnruine `a bed of white bronze' Cóir Anm. 70 (p. 318) = toilc findruine, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 76 (where f.¤ is rendered `German silver'). da maelasa findruine, RC xxiv 200.3 . crot ... ┐ iris findruine eisti `a harp with a strap of bronze' Cáin Ad. 6 . fidchell ..., leth a foirne d'ór buide | a lleith aile d'[ḟ]indruine, LU 1106 ( ACC 115 ). claideb corthaire do fíndruine, LU 4520 . delg nduillech d'findruine, TBC-I¹ 3171 . delgi duillecha do ḟindruiniu, TBC-LL¹ 4359 . findruine díre in cheneuilsin ina n-eneclann , LL 312b32 (in the corresp. passage LL 383b28 , Rawl. 119b36 have bān-(h)uma). a chois-ēidedh do chaol-fhinnruine, ML² 1474 .

As npr. f. Acall. 5551 .

Cf. finn-uma, s.v. 1 finn, Compds.