fodail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fodail or dil.ie/22556
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: fodail, fodil, fodail, fodil, fodail, fodil, fogail, foghail, faghail, foghuil, faghuil

n i, f. (vn. of fo-dáli). Sg. 147a3 . fodail, Ml. 100b22 n s. or a s. fodil, Thes. i 495.2 ( Ardm. 77a1 ). a s. fodail, Sg. 33a5 , 61a18 . fodil, LU 6122 , 6123 . d s. fodail, Ml. 22d16 . fodil, Mon. Tall. § 77 . In later MSS. freq. written fogail. foghail faghail (ón dá chéill) in the two senses (i.e. distributing and spoiling , see fogal) IGT, Decl. § 37 . foghuil faghuil (na séd) § 10 .

(a) in general sense dividing, distributing ; gl. divisio Sg. 188a11 . fodhail .i. roinn no sgáoileadh, O'Cl. Esp. of distributing food at meals; etc. dosrocht gorta ... dos-rort fri fodla fodard murmuring at rations (?) SR 3398 . ro gabad dáil ┐ raind ┐ f.¤ they have begun pouring out liquor, carving meat and distributing (both) TBC-LL¹ 1195 . ni léiced raind nā f.¤ i tig Nemid, Ériu vi 148.35 . trí gretha tige deg-laích .i. grith fodla, etc. Triads 99 (expl. .i. gáir ag fodhail a mbídh, p. 38 ). rombui nonbur ... i ndorus ind lis ... ni tairnechtar f.¤ (i.e. they had not arrived for (the time of) distribution) IT ii 178 . toisech fodla `chief of distribution' (? `the first to be helped' SG ii 352 ) RC xiii 446 § 26 . cach lestar fodlai (.i. copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma) every dispensing vessel Laws v 406y ( SM Facs. 24b ). bad fleda a fadla (= they will dispense abundant good cheer) ZCP viii 110 § 10 . do fodil a toraid do bochtaib, Mon. Tall. § 77 (end). a leth do fogail do bochtaib, Ériu vii 154 § 5 . iss ē cétchrod cain | tuc dond ḟéin re ard-ḟ.¤ , Fianaig. 48 § 17 . feraid fodil di fer lessaib ar óenāthib Ulad scatters warriors' limbs (?) LU 6122 . Anmchad Osraige amra caíne fadla flaithrige IT iii 32 § 4 (`herrlichster Aufteiler der Fürstenherrschaft' Bruchst. i § 13 ).

(b) a part, share, portion: enech ... issi rann ita f.¤ na sians the face is the part (of the body) in which the senses have their portion O'Mulc. 403 . ro rand cert fodla dona sluagaib (of spoil) `just divisions' TTr.² 1911 (? justice of division, i.e. fair sharing ). iat sin na fodla ergna ... ind Fhind (i.e. the dissevered members) Metr. Dinds. iii 374 . dorigne Cír .xl. fodail don tsrut[h], BB 7a6 . doronadh .xl. fodail leis de ib. 36 . ro idbair ... Tóim nEirc cona fodlaib feraind, ZCP iii 206 § 3 = AFM 645 . craebh-fhoghla ... caibniusa tuath ramifications of tribes MR 98.14 . co fuil in dileghadh arna fogailt (foghail v.l.) a tri modhaib that digestion is divided into three modes RC xlix 34.6 .

(c) a logical division, a class or category: oés cacha dāna cen inandus fodla no aiste differing in the class and nature (of their occupation) Dinds. 40 . teora fodla fuil for inchaib duine .i. enicland ┐ enechruice ┐ enechgriss, Laws v 96.5 . do cach fodlai [leg. fodail (?] trebe, 406.14 ( SM Facs. 24b ). cis lír fodla tīre ? nī ansa : dí fodail ... eatham ┐ aineatham, Laws iv 276.1 . cis lir fodlai for rigaib? teoir fodla ... rii benn, rí bunaid, 328.22 . cis lir fodlai filet forsin mbairdne? nī ansa. cóeca fodal [fodhla v.l.], IT iii 6 § 4 . cis lir fogla ogaim? (classes of letters), Auraic. 5490 . na hocht n-airig sualach cona fodlaib, ZCP iii 24.31 . anmann na fodladh, 25.5 .

(d) a minor class or kind, a subclass: atat ceithri hernaile for crandaib .i. airigh fedha ┐ athaig fedha ... ┐ fodhla fedha (i.e. shrubs), Auraic. 1151 = fogla, Laws iv 146y ).

Possibly also in the phrase: dogní f.¤ di makes light of (see fodál).

Compd. ¤rann a division, part: a ttri focchail-randaibh (leg fodhal-r.) an betha, Ériu iv 51 § 9 (i.e. the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa). fo thrí foghailrannaibh an bheatha, ITS i 106.7 , 50.14 , 120.15 .