for-aicci

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-aicci or dil.ie/23286

Forms: foircither, foranacca

v I Overlooks, surveys, hence is hard by (a variant of ar-aicci, q.v.): fer ... foraicce dul noí ndrong who watches the motion of nine bands BDD 109 . ? pass. pres. foircither (.i. fírdechar, O'Dav. 881 ) mairc maithe macaibh ... Ériu xiii 23.8 . isin glind | foraccai Finddabur ḟind `near to fair F.' RC xxiii 310 § 26 ( LL 31b39 ) = foracai Finnabair RC xxiii 322 (Laud); foraicce F. 328 § 28 (Eg. with gl. .i. ac Ath Ruis na righ fri hAird Findabrach anall). Lia Fail i n-uachtar Bruidne | lia foraccai ilbuidne `a stone near many bands (? which looks down over many bands) 306 § 7 = foranacca 319 (Laud, omitting lia). atá lecht Máil i nDruim Gam | foracca ēca imnam 312 § 36 . Contem- plates (?): anti bias i firinde, as betha foraccai cēin bīs i curp ┐ as betha 'na mbia, Otia i 115x . is ed inso foraccat a n-anmain ┐ as airchenn ardatá this is what their souls behold and is in store for them, ib. 28 .

II As legal term, apparently of equivalent value (Thurn. ZCP xvi 409 ): Of dues paid from a trading ship to the owner of the land where it puts in: in tan is fo tomus flatha urdalta tainic in barc, sét foraice uingi d'fir tire, O'D. 1605 (< H 5.15, 11 c. 2 ). sēt sé screpall dō ar connad ... do lecad di, masa seichida ... atā indti, no sēt foraici uingi, masa cnō gnae ┐ cuirnd, Laws iii 426.19 . in roder- caidh, ma darighni a dlighedh ro dercaid set foraca ┐ [sic] di uinge do ... ┐ sēt foraice sé scripla do masa iarand ..., O'Don. 2354 (< Rawl. 506, 40d ). Cf. sét foraice uinge .i. is fiu uinge re firdechsain, O'Dav. 105 . grian foraga set land worth a `sed' (?) O'Don. 787 (< H 3.17 c. 565 ). In: bid ceart im cotomus folad: folaid cudruma, forsaide forṡlan forlinad forbais: foraicce ceart creicce cundartha etc. (.i. a firdechsain do reir chirt) ZCP xix 170 (= Cóic Conara § 11 ), Thurneysen takes the meaning to be: is valid for, extends to: [the judgement-path] `cert' serves for sales, contracts, etc. see ZCP xvi 410 . ni fiach foraich aos, Laws iv 376.20 = ni fiacail foraice aes (.i. nocha rem- techtaige lium a dul isin ferann cemad aesmar a fiacail), H 3.18, p. 350 ( O'C. 732 ); it is not a tooth which is the equivalent value of old age (see Thurn l.c.).

Cf. forcsiu (geall foircsean uinge), for-cí.