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fanaid

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fánaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fánaid or dil.ie/21289
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: fánuidh, -adh, fánta, fántadh, fánaid

n f. (fán, Studia Celtica Upsaliensia vi 37 ). fánuidh f., (g s. -adh; pl. fánta, g p. fántadh) IGT, Decl. § 4 . A declivity, descent, depression: cia suides a fantu, LU 9307 = saigis a bfantai (fanatu v.l.), Anecd. iii 52 . conacca in tromchiaich ro lin na glendu ┐ na fantu, TBC-I¹ 3110 . go ro lina grian glenta ┐ fanta, TBC-LL¹ 5821 . barrallsam a tilcha ... co failet ina fántaib so that they are valleys 5015 . cuiridh na tulcha isna fantaib corop tir `cast the hills into the hollows that they may be (level) land' RC ix 16.11 . corbo snām dona heachaib ... a fantaib in muighe, xviii 151.1 . nochar teith d'fānaigh na dh'ard, ZCP viii 228.6 . i n-ard ná i bhfánaidh `on hill or vale' A. Ó Dálaigh liv 1 . Fig.: as é an t-ard ó Héibhir | Tadhg is ní hé an ḟánaidh (i.e. no degenerate scion) IGT, Decl. ex. 249 . In phr. re (le) fánaid downwards: re fánuigh headlong, into a precipice Kirk = Eg. Gl. 314 . is ré fánaidh thiaghar ó Ierusalem sair connuici an Indía in going eastwards ... one descends Maund. 156 . tuitfeamaoid ré fánaidh amhail na huisgeadha, TSh. 49 ( ii Reg. xiv 14 ). go dteilgthear ré f.¤ i n-ifreann iad, TSh. 4305 . re heas abhann fhuaduighthear lé f.¤ , 7608 . fuair an ḟéile céim re f.¤ hospitality got a set-back, fell away Keat. Poems 494 . Cf. beiridh céim fir re f.¤ , IGT, Decl. ex. 250 . ag dul ré fánaigh go glenn na ndemhan, Mac Aingil 92.4 .

Cf. fán.