for-nessa

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-nessa or dil.ie/23816

Forms: fornessae, fosnessa, for-da[t]-nesiub-sa, fortatnaesabsu

v ā strikes, kicks, tramples (?): fornessa a orddain she hits his great toe RC xi 452 = fornessae ZCP iii 255.1 . fornessa sleig culind ... hi coiss Con Culaind he drives a holly-stake into C.'s leg (?) LU 6021 = fosnessa sleig TBC 2187 . easairg F.B. sleig ... a bond ... do, Eg. 93 . fut. for-da[t]-nesiub-sa [fortatnaesabsu, Eg.] fri glasleca inn atha I will crush thee against IT ii2 246 ( YBL 55b29 ). Fig. spurns: fornesa cerd n-eiccsi, Ériu xiii 14.2 (= fornesa ceird n-eicsi .i. dobeir tainsimh for eladhain na n-eces, O'Dav. 861 ). Cf. ad-nesa ceird n-é. Ériu xiii 19.5 (the gl. 56.1 seems to belong to the latter).