for-osna

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-osna or dil.ie/23844

Forms: fursann-, forosna, fursundud, foruas- naisiut, forosnaiter, forosna

v (for-osnda) (and- `kindle' Ped. ii 457 , Thurn. ZCP viii 81 ) = protot. fursann-; forosna .i. fursannadh no roshoillsiughadh, O'Cl. fársán .i. fursannadh ib. (cf. O'Dav. 14 ). vn. fursundud (-sannad).

(a) lights up, illumines: gelgrian forosnai riched, Fél. Prol. 5 . rí reil ... forosna nem SR 292 . tuídle tentidi forosnae Tech Midchúarda LU 7207 ( BDD 87 ). cetheoir coinnle ... forosnat a clár, Fianaig. 14 § 33 . pret. foruas- naisiut in dunud (i.e. with their glittering accoutrements) IT iii 238.110 . Pass. forosnaiter ... o soillse líac logmar they are illumined LU 2121 ( FA 18 ). in nēll nemhdhai triasa bhfursanntar talam, Lism.L. 2459 . Common' in fig. use: fuach firinde forosna iltuatha hErend ZCP iii 223.1 . for-don-osna ... an fisidh, Leb. Gab. i 38 (poem). With tmesis: treiodhna, foruaisle osna purity which enlightens nobility Ériu xiii 18.9 = for uaisle osnai, O'Don. 1215 ( H 2. 15, p. 84b ). Brings to light, makes manifest: secht mbeo- caíndle ... forosnad gae cach rig (.i. amuil caínnil mbi fursandus no aillsiges a gae for ín cach ís rig), Laws iv 52.22 . Cf. secht fiadnaise forosnat gae cach rē seven witnesses which reveal the false in every field of battle v 310.1 . forosnái th'eicsi duit it ollam thy learning shows clearly for thee that thou art an ollave LL 186a23 ( RC xxvi 8 ) = forosna, Rawl. 107b29 . forosnaibter (.i. faill- sigfiter), Rawl. 111b15 = LL 188c45 ( RC xxvi 44 ). forosnabtar gubretha la hanflaithe (.i. foillsighfither .i. ite taitnebaid ┐ bat aine) YBL 250a11 .

imbass forosna (a kind of divination, see Thurn. ZCP xix 163 ff .) Corm. Y 756 (forosnae). In fil imbass forósna lat LU 4527 (for -ó- here see Thurn. ZCP viii 81 ). fortnosna a imbus RC xxv 348.7 (cf. forosmen). asbert S. friss ... aní aridboí dia forciund ┐ arcáchain dó tria imbas forosnai LU 10348 = tria imbas forossndi, Anecd. v 28.12 . fort- nosnae a n-imus, H 3. 18, 361b13 = Laws i 40.17 (see ZCP xvi 175 z ff .).

(b) lights, kindles: fursain caindel a ben LL 126b25 ( ZCP xii 273 ). fursainter caindeald dūn ... co fēgum in uisci RC vi 175.43 . ro cuir refead lasamain fon coccladh ┐ ro fursainn í, CCath. 3333 . roḟursainset caindle, TTr.² 1839 . ni ḟoirṡenadh [leg. ḟoirsénadh ?] coinniol he would not light a candle Dúan. F. 20.5 .

(c) shines: int aengein ... 'na tri haeiblib ra ursaing, Arch. iii 244 § 13 : Aithd. D. 7. 35 = re tri faoiglibh do ḟursoinn RIA 23 I 40 p. 145 .