fossaigid(ir)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fossaigid(ir) or dil.ie/24114

Forms: fosaigthi, fosoighte, -fossaigedar, ḟosaiges, fosuighedh

v g (1 foss). dep. 2 s. ipv. fosaigthi, Rawl. 112b34 = fosoighte YBL 251a35 ( RC xxvi 50 § 274 ). pres. subj. 3 s. -fossaigedar LL 293b21 = ZCP xi 82 § 19 .

I Trans.

(a) makes stable, establishes, fixes, stations: rosfossaig i timchuairt ind rigsossaid stationed them SR 549 . Ri rosfossaig 429 = ḟosaiges LB 109a38 ( MacCarthy 40 ). Brings to a standstill: missi fossaigfes in gréin | co cend noí mís LL 208b21 ( Ériu vii 221 ). Pass. gur fosuighedh troighthe ┐ gur lúaithighed lámha RC xxix 130 . (Fig.) ní fuighledar nach fuigled nád-bí co fássaigib firinne fos- saigedar [fosaiges, fasaiges, v.l.] a breith establishes, con- firms ZCP xi 82 § 19 . co cléthi fine fosaighter cina .i. co formna na fine aga fosaighther in cin iar n-éló cintaigh (= the responsibility for crimes rests on the head of the `fine'), O'Dav. 486 . With extension of meaning : roḟossaig tra Dia do Dallán a ṡúile co a bás `caused D.'s eyes to remain with him' LB 241a84 ( ZCP iii 225 ). Cf. cach ní is ail detsiu ... fosiged som deit iat ┐ innised co lleir LB 229b55 . máthair Tuatail, isi ro ḟosaig a ceand fri cloich ica breith BB 254b28 = ro ḟossaigh, Cóir Anm. 273 .

(b) keeps up, maintains (a combat ; cf. in maidm do ḟossugud CRR 38 ). fosaighit in cath 'gan muigh, Aen. 2517 . cath na Samaire is é rosfossaig LL 45a35 ( MS Mat. 485 = crech na s. ... se rochossain, Rawl. 85b29 ). fossaigit immaireach n-ugra forro, CCath. 3099 .

(c) in Laws Comm. used to gloss fo-suidethar, apparently = supports, provides for: fosuidither .i. fosaigidh in boaire in mboairigh aile `gives refection to' Laws ii 380.16 . im boin fosuidethar carrud ... .i. im in mboin fosaiges no fothaiges carra `which is provided or procured by' [which supports ?] i 134.33 (but cf. H 3.17, c. 405 cited s.v. fo-sisedar, d). ? fosaidhter tir nA. .i. fosaighter A. cona thir a ndaor- aigillnecht `is placed in daor- tenancy' Laws iv 266.4 (text doubt- ful).

II Intrans. remains (in a place), stops, halts: fosaigid F. 'na inad fein, Lism.L 2988 . fossaigit im Hectair ... óic ┐ anraith LL 243a38 ( TTr. 1969 ). nír an ┐ nír fhosaidh no go rainicc ur ... srotha O., Ét. Celt. i 84.21 . bá dóigh leó go ffosaighfeadh cách ina ffarradh FM v 1672.18 . foss- aighitt ..... ina bpuiplibh vi 2136 . do ḟosuidh sé ann sin a noidhche sin féin, `lodged' Gen. xxxii 13 .

Vn. fossugud q.v.