Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-congair or

Forms: forcongur, forchongrimm, forcongair, farcongair, forchongair, -forgair, farchoṅgrad, forchongramni, forconger, forcongart, forrochongart, forruchongart, forforcongart, fororconggart, -forṅgart, forcongarar, forrorcongrad

v (gairid) O.Ir. forms: pres. 1 s. forcongur Wb 19d25 . (rel.) forchongrimm 9d30 . 3 s. forcongair Ml 53a23 . farcongair Wb 13a27 . (rel.) forchongair Sg 161b5 . -forgair Sg 161b5 . impf. 3 s. farchoṅgrad Wb 32d9 . subj. pres. 1 pl. co forchongramni Wb 11b16a (len. irregular). fut. 1 s. forconger LL 121b9 . pret. and perf. 3 s. forcongart PH 1115 . forrochongart Wb 20c9 . Ml 145d7 . forruchongart 145d8 (both rel.). forforcongart SR 1413 . fororconggart, Trip. 66.17 . -forṅgart SR 3701 . Pass. pres. s. forcongarar Ml 129b8 . perf. s. (with rel. inf., see Thurn. Gr. § 529 ). forrorcongrad Sg 199b1 .

Vn. forṅgaire, later forcongra, q.v., pp., forngarte q.v.

Later treated as weak vb. with -f- fut. and -s- pret., see exx. below.

Commands, ordains with acc. or subord. clause of thing commanded and DO, FOR of pers. (rarely with pers. as direct obj., cf. cesad fo neuch forrorcongrad Sg 199b1 ) : a persainn ríg són forcongarar Ml 129b8 . is sain intí for- c[h]ongair ┐ inti forsa forcongarar Sg 161b4 . lasinni forsa forgair 161b5 . ní tú ... forta congair `it is not thou that orderest them' (viz. plagae) Ml 59c11 . farcongairsom ... labrad ilbélre Wb 13a27 . is hed in so forchongrimm 9d30 . comallait ... nanní forcongair Dia doib Ml 146a1 . in tan forcongair du doínib comallad a fírinne 94b3 . amal forn- dacongair Dia doib ib. With Lat. infin.: forcongair intí Duaid expectare , etc. Ml 53a23 . co forchongramni man- ducare Wb 11b16a . farchongrad baás do chách (gl. qui habebat mortis imperium) Wb 32d9 . mina forngartar do ria n-écaib, Laws ii 270.28 ( ZCP xiv 365 ). O'Dav. 949 . amal forcongair athir dia maccaib Ml 129b7 . gusna maighnib ina forcongartha ... doib a cur in which they were ordered to put it Leb. Gab. i 116 . ataat ... inneuch forrochongart Dia doib they are ... wherever God had ordered them Ml 145d7 . forcongairfetsai ... dom ainglib co tisat PH 1761 . co forṅgart dia mnaib cono tuctais ... in mac SR 3701 .

With Lat. dat. of pers.: forrochongart ... spiritalibus ... ut ... instruerent Wb 20c9 . lasse forcongur fírinni dúib (referring to uerum dicens vobis) = announce ? Wb 19d25 díaro forcoingair in Comdiu for ainglib ... oslocud in talman LU 1958 ( FA 2 ). forḟorcongair ... forru imtecht ordered them to depart LU 1861 . ro forcongair F. fora ṡlóghaibh gan a ndiubhracadh itir FM iii 292 . ro forcongrad o P. for feraib Eirenn ar co tistais, Laws i 14.12 . fororconggart P. fair a ethar do imrom, Trip. 66.17 (forórcongart 700 ). foror- chongarsat forsan ffianlach ... sochaidhe dhíobh do thuidh- echt, Hugh Roe 32.23 (f.9a) .

for na timnaib sin tra forrochongart Dia soíre domnaig do choimét `it is through these commands that God has en- joined Sunday to be kept holy' Ériu ii 200 § 16 .

Cf. forragart mor salm `has prescribed' BColm. 70.7 .