Cite this: eDIL s.v. friuch or


n m.: in f.¤ file for suidiu | is é bís for senduine, Fianaig. 26.12 . As npr. F.¤ is the name of one of the swineherds in Cophur in da muccaid, IT iii 243 . Gwynn ( Hermathena 1931, 1 ) suggested that f.¤ means ` boar's bristles ' comparing Welsh gurych, of which it might be an adaptation. See also Hermathena 1933, 47 , where he adduces Sc.G. friogh, frioghan in support of meaning suggested.