for-ling

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-ling or dil.ie/23739

Forms: ḟorlais, forlis, forróeblangair, foreblongair, forleblangair, forreblangair, forlengair, forerlangair, forlengar, for-da-roeblengatar

v (ling- `leap'). Subj. pres. 2 s. ni indle ech nemhidh, ... ní ḟorlais , Ériu xiii 27.27 (ni forlis .i. lingi fair dia imrim, O'Dav. 1167 ). Ind. perf. 3 s. ? forróeblangair, Met. Dinds. iv 40.24 (foreblongair ; forleblangair v.l.). forreblangair ZCP viii 104y . cf. forlengair ib. x , forerlangair 105.1 . Pass. pres. s. forlengar, O'Dav. 941 = Ériu xiii 54 . Vn. forlaim(m), q.v.

Leaps on or over, trans., later intrans. (apparently the lit. meaning, but many of the applications are obscure). forling in cloich ... ┐ saltrais fuirri ZCP xiii 372.10 (= xx 219 , Baile in Scáil). tanic-sium romi d'innaigid inn inbir ... et ní hed barroeblangair do-som itir ón acht ra lingestar saebléim isin mBoind (the form is artificial and seems rather to be meant as a part of fo-loing, q.v.) CRR 25 ( LL 175a ). suail nach farroeblaṅgatar in bruiden irra- batar díb (= they nearly jumped out of the hostel ?) CRR 15 ( LL 173b ). forling a gaisced dia cobair `leapt on to his armour' (?) BDD 57 ( LU 6945 ) = gabais, St. forróebling a gaisced forsind aurdrochut LU 1441 ( MU² 911 . Possibly gaisced was originally the subj., see note in BDD2). for- ling C. corraba for bil in scēith IT ii 184.254 . forlengait isin nglinn anair ┐ anniar ib. 263 . forlengat ... dar brainibh na roth TBC 5616 St.

Assaults: Tlachtga ... for-da-roeblengatar tri meic Simoin ravished Dinds. 110 = fordosreibleangadar, Edinb. 73 ( SG ii 466.40 ).

Legal term: fer forling etechta .i. aidbres in set im araile makes undue claims (?) O'C. 1990 ( H 4. 22 p. 25 ). ni haidbriugh for fot forlengar for dilsi, Ériu xiii 54 = O'Dav. 941 .

Cf. bo forling a loeg a seitche .i. charus laegh bo eile a n-aenbuailidh, H 3.18, 430a1 ( O'C. 1014 ) = bo forlingar laog ... O'C. 2140 ( Eg. 88, 1b2 ).