do-fúasailci

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-fúasailci or dil.ie/17700

Forms: dofuasilci, dofuasalcat, dunforsailc, -torslaic, doforsailced, túasailcthe, túaslucud

v (*to-fo-uss-léic-). See Thurn. Gramm. p. 526 . Also with stem do-fos-, in perf. do-fors- (-ó-?). Indic. pres. 3 s. dofuasilci, Ml. 127a17 . 3 pl. dofuasalcat, Sg. 19a1 . Perf. 3 s. dunforsailc, Ml. 125a9 . -torslaic, SR 5287 . Pass. perf. s. doforsailced, Ml. 118d20 . Part. túasailcthe. Vn. túaslucud. Freq. treated as simple vb. with stem tuaslaic-. IGT Verbs §§ 50 , 65 .

In O.Ir. glosses usually = Lat. solvere or compds.: gl. solvere, Ml. 29b10 , 127a17 , 18 , 131d1 ; dissolvere (desolvere), 91c8 , Sg. 71a19 ; resolvere, Ml. 118d20 . Hence in general sense loosens, relaxes, etc.

(a) sets free, releases: iarsindi contanrairlic hi ndo[i]ri, dunforsailc hi soiri iarum, Ml. 125a9 . as cach ing donforslaice taithmet anmae Ignati may . . . release us, Hy. i 18 . amal fōides in n-aingel . . . tarslaic Petrum a slabreid, 33 (rotuaslaic, gl.). rī . . . donfuaslaic dochum nimi, SR 7519 . tofuasilcea cimmidi nach ait indaaiccither, Anecd. iii 57.19 . tuaslaicfid na huli filet i carcair, PH 3863 . rothuaslaicset . . . popul na ngénnte ó fhógnum hídal, 4564 . Exceptionally intrans.: rotuaslaic do mac[aib] Israel asin dāire, CCath. 30 .

(b) loosens, dissolves, resolves (into constituent elements): is i ndi guthaigthi dofuasilcther deogur the diphthong is resolved into two vowels, Sg. 18a6 . int sonartae inna múr doforsailced hil-luaithred gl. resolutam in pulverem, Ml. 118d20 . tuáslaic- fiter ┐ legfait ri tes tened brátha, RC xxv 234 . rotuaislaiced focetoir fo aicned na ndula, PH 6979 . ro túaslaicthe for aicned na ndul, LU 2518 . Fig. doforsailced in doire, Ml. 131d1 .

(c) loosens (a sword), i.e. unsheathes: nochtais (dofuasuilgi, v.l.) C. in claideb, RC vi 175 . tofoslaicc O. in claideb, RC xii 106 § 162 . dotorsilcitis (when) they were unsheathed (of swords), ib. doroslaigset a claidbiu, TTr.² 1608 . dofoslaici claidim, YBL 180a14 . batar tuaslaicthe cloidib, Alex. 12 .

(d) solves (a question, etc.): dofúasailcet a n-immchomarc, Sg. 27a2 . cach ceist duilig . . . nothúaslaicfed Media, LL 221a49 ( TTr. 309 ). nā bi for snim th'aislinge; ata 'sin charcair . . . duini tuaslaicfe who will interpret it, SR 3284 . dofúaslaic fír cech ndochar truth clears up every difficulty, Tec. Corm. 56 n. 34 .

(e) relaxes, remits (bondage, an obligation, etc.): mad fri hécin mōir, tuaslaicthir im-medon in tredain sin if (the three- days' fast be) to repel a great distress, relief is granted in the middle of the fast, RC xii 430 § 21 . na sruithi na tuaslaicitis in áine . . . acht in domnach namá, PH 5559 . ind āine in chesta doforslaicde [la?] Colm Cille for noebaib hErenn, Mon. Tall. § 68 . nico dlegar tuaslucud for feoil . . . conid toslicea ind anmchara there ought to be no relaxation as to flesh . . . till the confessor grant it, § 51 .

(f) dissolves, destroys: tuaslaicid-si in tempul-sa destroy this temple, PH 3446 . co rotuaislaicthe na cethri rigshuide déc, 1256 . is [ar] tairmtecht timna Dé do na rigaib tuaslaicter síth ┐ comhchetfaid ina popul, 4229 .