fo-teinn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-teinn or dil.ie/24148

Forms: fotheasa, -tésar

v nibbles; gnaws; cf. focul fothuind .i. ... is focul fotein in scēlsa, ACC 138 = ... fotheind cach uch ... i. focul fothendas cach, LB 240b15 . To this Binchy would assign the pres. subj. 1 s. co fotheasa (gl. quo ... mordeam) Ml. 3a9 , comparing -tiasar, Laws v 486.11 , which he would emend to -tésar pass. subj. s. of the simplex 1 teinnid, tennaid.