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(compar. of maith), better, best; aní is f. dá gach neach, ‘what is best for everyone,’ 8604; dob fh. liom, ‘I should prefer, would that,’ 8558; with –de, niorbh fheirrde dhó, ‘it was not the better for him’=‘he did not succeed’; gach aon rénar feirrde, ‘everyone who wishes,’ 8053, 10522; but, ní feirrde neach bás, etc., ‘no one is the better of dying quietly in his bed...if he be a sinner,’ 8522

Trí Bior-Ghaoithe an Bháis: The Three Shafts of Death. Author: Geoffrey Keating. Editor: Osborn Bergin.