for-naisc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-naisc or dil.ie/23804

Forms: fornais, -naisc, fornenaisc, for- nastar, rofornis

n (naiscid) binds, (a pledge, condition): flaith foradnaisg, asé for-iadha, Ériu xiii 21.27 = flaith foridnaisc is i foridiada, O'Dav. 1089 . subj. pres. caidi coir comnadma ... ? Ni anse fer ceta fornais [leg. -naisc ?] ise bis in cetaidchi hi comrac frisin fer fonaisc H 3. 18, p. 387a2 ( ZCP xviii 403 ); perhaps perf. pres. of fo-naisc. pret. fornenaisc a giallu BDD 14 . Pass. subj. pres. derged comraig nad for- nastar , Laws v 476.24 (possibly perf. subj. from fo-naisc). Cf. ronfoirneas I will bind (?) Miscell. Celt. Soc. 72 x ( Lec. 256vay = rofornis BB 402b16 ).