fliuch

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fliuch or dil.ie/22318

Forms: fhlich, flichthe, fliche

adj ( RC ii 332 , 411 )

(a) wet: gl. madidus Ir. Gl 675 . rochí F. co mbo f.¤ a brat BDD 92 . ro cháiestar C. ... curbo f.¤ blai ┐ bruinne dho, Acall. 889 . co nach tirim acht mad f.¤ , Laws i 48.15 . cuilche f.¤ Hy ii 31 . Lat. Lives 63 (where the Lat. text reads tunica pellicea). robúi a hétach fúar f.¤ , Betha Muire É. § 7 ( Ét. Celt. i 84 ). sín fh.¤ `wet weather' ib. ba minic gruadha ... go f.¤ derfadhach, Cog. 42.20 . is é do-ní an tslighe fliuch salach, fearthain ..., TSh. 10738 . d s. f. a smúit-theinidh fhlich 6373 . g s. f. tosach oidhche flichthe (= fliche) FM v 1852.5 . As subst. damp ; wet weather: tuitid isin f.¤ , Laws v 270.28 Comm. fuaire nā f.¤ , Ir. Texts i 26 . Compar. lacha .i. lichiu quam alia[e] aves , Corm. Y 829 = liuchiu .i. fliuch[u] hí quam aliae aves , Trans. Phil. Soc. 1859, 189 (< H 3.18, 72 ).

(b) full (in B. na f.) : caput f.¤ (.i. lán) do greand a head covered with hair ZCP v 484 .

Compds. ¤caemna ` wet cheer', a bath, ablutions: f. folcthi ┐ fothraicthe RC xiv 416.5 . YBL 177a49 (= BB 257b40 ). f. duib co bun clúas, Hib. Min. 67.1 . [bantracht] ag denum fliuchchaemhna foilcthi (context shows that they were preparing a hot bath) MR 274.19 . ¤dercc blear-eyed: gl. lippus Sg 24a8 . meic Lia liuchdeircce SR 2996 (cf. ba fliuch dercca Liaa LB 114a32 = YBL 285a9 ). ¤doinenn wet weather: fliuchdhoinenn mhor FM iv 1188 . AU 1037 . ¤domain wet and deep: tar ḟughnochtaibh ḟliuchdhoimhne ... na fairrge ML 46.27 . ¤lepthach (lepa) : luighe fliuch- leapthach `lying in a wet bed' Buile S. 92.13 . ¤linntech : having puddles: gur bo liuchlinntech ... gach inad full of puddles MR 256.14 . ¤snechta sleet: flichshneachta, Fl. Earls 54.13 .