fáith

See also: faith

Old IrishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *wātis (cf. Gaulish οὐάτεις (ouateis), Welsh gwawd (poem)), from Proto-Indo-European *wéh₂tis (cf. Latin vātēs, Old English wōd (inspiration)).

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NounEdit

fáith m (i-stem, genitive fátho, plural fáithi)

  1. (paganism) seer, soothsayer
  2. (Christianity) prophet
    • circa 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, Wb. 13d23
      “fírfidir a n-asrubart in fáith glosses tunc fiat sermo qui scriptus est (“then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written”, 1 Cor 15:54)

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 20:36