? for-tabair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? for-tabair or dil.ie/23935

 

Forms: fortabhraidsi

v overbears, overcomes (?) : baidhidh drochleigniuda fortabhraidsi co n-ailchib testemna `he drowns bad scholars whom he confounds with rocks of testimony' Laws iv 356.13 . [overwhelm ... overcome (?) ; -ta- may be an infixed pron. The vbs. are evidently pl. 2].