IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
fiannaíocht, f. (gs. ~a).1. Lit: Service with ancient warrior band; service in Fianna. 2. Stories, lays, of the Fianna; ancient lore; romantic story-telling. An Fhiannaíocht, the Fianna cycle of Irish literature. Scéal ~a, story of the Fianna; romantic legend; fictitious tale, fiction. Tá ~ air, it has become a legend; it is an old story now. Beidh ~ air sula mbeidh sé críochnaithe, it will take ages before it is finished. (As vn.)Ag ~, telling stories of the Fianna, etc.