*for-diben

Cite this: eDIL s.v. *for-diben or dil.ie/23533

Forms: fordibad, fordundibni, fosroirtib, foruidbet, ro- ruibdeadh, fordibith

v smites, slays, destroys: impf. fordibad na firu isna cathaib LL 122b11 . fut. fordundibni LU 8614 ( FB 46 ). ? Fiacha ... fortbia cách RC xxv 22.10 ( LL 270b19 ) (but better: fort[a]-biä cách 'he will rule over them all' Ériu xxii 60 . Cf. for-tá). Cf. foirtbe gainne .i. gearrfaidh muinil no braighde, O'Cl. (gloss on: fuirtbe gainne TBC² 1082 = LU 5564 ). pret. 3 s. ? cethri fichit ... fosroirtib mac Sualtim LL 121b47 . 3 pl. (of sea-monsters) it he foruidbet na cranna, Dinds. 10 = ro- ruibdeadh BB 357b31 . cf. máidhid tri tonna tairsi ... ┐ fos- ruidbed a sliasait, Dinds. 19 (= BB 361b7 ). ? is amlaid sin forrúidbither [leg. forruidbetar ?] mor druing na Maicedondai tuatha deroili na Pers, Alex. 359 = rotuairgset na P., BB 491a48 . Pass. pret. fordibith hUathne lēe, Anecd. iii 61.13 . See fortbe.

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