foróil, furóil, fuláir

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Forms: foróil, foráil, furáil, furáil, foróil, fuláir, fuláir, foláir, faláir, furáil, foráil, faráil, fulára

n i, n. ? later f. (lin- `flow' ? Ped. ii 566 comparing `deróil.' But Meyer brings the latter < de- ro-fóil, Wortk. 176 . In Mid. Ir. foróil gives way to foráil, furáil, etc. possibly through influence of eráil (q.v.) which in its turn becomes furáil (cf. erail, apparently = foróil LU 3974 ) by metathesis fuláir. Forms without f- are permitted in classical verse: fuláir foláir faláir furáil foráil faráil (guthaidhe leis orra) IGT, Decl. § 149 . Also IGT III 69 (as abstr. of vb. Cf. ar fuláir, ex. 608 ). g s. méd na fulára ib. Abundance, superabundance, excess; advantage ; forail .i. iomarcaidh, O'Cl. (cf. Trip. 194 cited below). abs. or folld. by part. gen or DI, and as pred. with cop.: in mór .i. in furóil is it much ? i.e., is it too much ? Wb 10d10 .

(a) with gen.: furóil serce Wb 14d30 . furail saethar SR 3887 . atbath [Ladru] do furail banaich ITS xxxv 188.4 . Fen. 14.9 = d'forail banaigh, Leb. Gab. i 14 . ? ni biad furail nach coicid forru no province should prevail over them Trip. 194.11 (2276) , glossed .i. imarcraid, Arch. iii 26.12 [ = eráil (q.v.) ?]. Cf. nach fil eclai in ḟoráil slataige foirn LB 233b53 (ḟ and -e dotted above and underneath).

(b) with DI: a f.¤ bess lib dinaib anib (gl. uestra habun- dantia) Wb 16c22 .

(c) follg. subst. in apposition, in excess (of something else): ni tharat neachtar de fuil furail for a chele neither of them drew more blood than the other IT ii 183.242 . na biad fer furail di chlaind nechtar de sech araile the posterity of neither would exceed that of the other by one man Rawl. 149b10 = BB 174a16 . ni geilead mil dib mír foroil seach araile, Ed. Dinds. ( Folklore iv 487 ) = imfurail BB 403a8 = Dinds. 98 ). aimser furail seach in cumair (in etym. defini- tion of forsail `long quantity') Auraic. 1574 = 4804 (cf. di[ṡ]ail ... .i. nemfurail 1576 = 4805 ). noco berad orm ... cluchi erail ar fidchill LU 3974 ( SC 45 ).

(d) With cop., generally in neg. sent.: cosc inna coimded ... ar náp f.¤ a cumachte fora mogaib excessive Wb 27c16 . ni fuluair [sic] a fil ann dib there are not too many of them IT ii2 192.85 (ni forcraid v.l.). atbertatar ... nar furáil mathi Ulad uile ic tomailt na fledi sin would not be too many LL 262a5 ( MU² 32 ). ní furáil saí no ollam ... dia ḟursonnad `needful is the help of sage or bard' Met. Dinds. iii 382 . nir furail no imforcraidh staraide cacha cineda ... d'ordugud gnim-scelradh in oencat[h]a, CCath. 4406 . In later lang., NÍ FURÁIL (FULÁIR) is necessary, incumbent: taom nár fhoráil that had to be Dán Dé xii 18 . nar bh'foráil an tros- cadh, Keat. iii 3467 . do bhríogh go mbí críoch ... ar aní, ní foláir a bheith críochnuighthe tráth éigin, TSh. 3153 . With play on double meaning: ní budh fhoráil | ciall ar éigin d'fhoráil ort sense should be enjoined on thee Dán Dé xix 11 ; similar use in iii 18 , vii 9 .

NÍ F.¤ DOM it is not too much for me; I need, have a right to ; (with vn.) I may as well, I ought: nirb ḟurail di láeg a bó CRR 5 ( LL 171b5 ). níorb furail duitsi Éire uile agad, Ériu viii 135.3 . ni forail duit-se cumal inn o Fh. F. should at least compensate you for it RC xliii 14 § 7 . ní ba furail dó flaitheas ... dá bfuíghbheadh he was worthy of any chief- tainship he might obtain FM v 1608.6 . ni furáil daibh guidhe lat BNnÉ 231.5 . ní faráil d'ar seise sin | meise d'fhagháil i n-aisgidh, Dán Dé iv 5 . a chairdeas ... ní budh fhuláir dom inntinn `my heart requires His friendship' xxi 7 . nír ḟoláir deit | do chin d'fágháil don éiric `it is due to thee' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 364.17 (leg. ḟaláir). do Chloinn Ch. níorbh ḟuláir ar n-aisgeadha `Clann C. must needs favour us' TD 14.22 . ní ḟoláir don uile dhuine bheith ollamh, TSh. 130 .

IS F.¤ LIM I deem it too much, excessive , generally with neg. (ní f.¤ lim, later often = I deem it proper, fit ): ba foróil leu a ndorigni C. .i. da macdalta ind ríg do goin, etc., LU 5279 . ba forail laissiumh ┐ ba fairbrigh inn sin (viz. a claim to suzerainty) `he deemed it extravagant' FM iii 366.19 . nír bo furáil leiss in comlín sin do thotim leiss LU 6494 = TBC 2635 (nir fulair St). ni forail lind corop sī ceta thē LU 8824 ( FB 62 ). nirb urail lim lom cró ... issin mbél tacras sin LL 264b40 ( MU² 369 ). TBC 131 . ni furail linn la co n- oidhchi we do not think ... too long CF 325 . ni furail lium flaithess De d'fagail ar mo deghgnimhartha fen BCC § 336 . ní furáil leo beith ac ól ... feth an láei, Maund. 123 . ni furail le Dia gach aon do thabhairt na dioluidheachta so God requires every one to pay Luc. Fid. 45.6 . geall Eirionn ... niorb fulair re Coin cCulaind ZCP ii 342.22 . ní fuláir leis bheith na bhreitheamh he will needs be a judge Gen. xix 9 .

Cf. eráil, furáin.