do-farcai

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Forms: do-fairci, taircsin

v Also do-fairci (* to-for-ad-cí-, Wortk. 120 ). IGT Verbs § 9 .

(a) looks down on, guards, fences around (cf. forc[th]ae fenced, YBL 433.22 ). domfarcai fidbaidae fál a hedge of trees encompasses me, Thes. ii 290.6 ( Sg. 203 ). la ríg dodonfarci who protects us, KMMisc. 212.14 . is brígach al-lóchet | ba ríg dodonfarci `who encompasses us', Fél. Jan. 26 ( O'Dav. 893 ). fāilte fri tascor nimais dofaircet nae cuil cāinmesa for Segais which the nine hazels guard (?), Anecd. v 25.6 (do-fairget ?). ? Téite notharcaitis tuir `whom chieftains used to guard', Metr. Dinds. iii 234 . ? is i in mael mancend isi dofaircend in leminnach, IT iii 65 § 134 (do-fairget ?). derbfine sceo doen dodonfarcadar co hiarṁbethaib, Rawl. 125b10 . dofairci fillead catha, Leb. Cert. 10.5 .

(b) towers over, surpasses, excels: du-farcai sech cach ndíne, ZCP lxi 1-3 ( Thes. ii 295 § 2 SP v ). rí targcai cech ruirig reil, SR 161 . ri os dūilib thargca (leg. thargcai) gréin, 5 . ruiri . . . targ[c]ai dind domuin drechmair, 866 . Mosi . . . targai in slograth na s[ó]erdail, 4498 . ri tarcai cech fein, 7163 . targcai cech slóg séis Solman, 7002 . in dá apstal déac dofarcat cech nárim that surpass every reckoning, Fél. July 15 . nís-tarcai deilm catha the noise of battle does not surpass it, June 29 . tarca Bóind bró bága | Cathir Chrófind cró buada the Fort of C. excels Boand, Metr. Dinds. i 28.18 . a delb . . . tairced Hérind ōclaēchda towered over Ireland, Festschr. Stokes 4.10 . doforcat nó dosaircet .i. doroiscet no derrscaighit (gloss on Fél. July 15 ), O'Dav. 660 . dofarcat .i. foruaisligheat, 652 . tarca .i. derrsgugud, 1579 (gloss on Fél. June 29 ). arcc Dé thargcai os cach traigh, SR 6679 . dlighedh tarcas no tacmainges tar cach ndligedh a law that surpasses every law, Laws i 32.21 (or = encompasses, includes ? Cf. cia lin taircit no tacmainget tar cacha fine?, v 436.15 Comm. ).

? Vn. taircsin .i. tacmaing nó foruaislighetu, O'Dav. 1507 (see under 1 taircsiu).