fo-botha

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Forms: -fubth—, -bubth—

v (-fubth—, -bubth—, though these may be from a different word, see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 477 ).

I Intrans. is alarmed, frightened: fobothaim (gl. consternor) Sg. 146b13 . PCr. 60b4 . 65b4 . ní bái ní ara fubthaitis occu there was no reason why they should be alarmed TFerbe 113 .

II Generally trans. scares, alarms, disturbs: co fota-bothad (gl. terreret) Ml. 33b16 . cid dia mbúpthai (fubthai v.l.) na báethlaegu ? why dost thou frighten RC ix 482.11 ( LU 1752 ). corgus ma fot-botha if Lent affright thee Fél. Nov. 15 . nach rouba (v.l. robda U, rubda Eg.) fuam in tsluaigh, TBC-I¹ 209 . a sciath in tan focrotha | a bidbadha fobotha RC xvii 173 (Tig.). Bruchst. i § 5 (= futbotha, AFM 614 ). batir da siabuir ┐ fobuthad cechtar de a chéile (of goblins or sprites) IT iii 245.62 . ? fa-mboith ... Finn `turns upon him' Fianaig. 24.4 . nā fubthad uaman do gnē, 16 § 43 . do Aed Ordnide na rofubthad, LL 181b38 ( Arch. Hib. ii 48 § 14 ).

Vn. fubthad, q.v.