fothaigid

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Forms: fothiged, fothaigestar, forfothaigestar

v g (fotha).

(a) establishes, settles, makes firm: pass. perf. robclandad ┐ rob fothiged (gl. fundati) Wb. 21d6 . 3 s. Ro fothaigestar in Comdiu damsa isin magin se in fōt sain, LU 1842 ( RC ix 494 ). cf. fotaighis fum ... don fot ... indsi n-aibind, Anecd. i 63 § 112 . o rufothaichedar i mbru (of foetus), Ériu vii 166 § 6 . co ro chartside hu B. remib asa tir ┐ fothaigtir na Deisse ann, Rawl. 131b47 ( Expuls. 6 ). in fearand ... i fothaigter (= in which it forms a pool, of water ; `entertained' Binchy, taking the ex. as a fig. use of b), Laws iv 208.17 Comm. (on foesam). Founds (a building, etc.), institutes: rofothiged [ind eclas] ... for martri inna fāthe, Thes. ii 252.3 . fothaigid scoil mōir hi maig, ACL iii 306z . cor ḟothaig Hierusalem, SR 6660 . forothaig eclais in du sin, Trip. 72.7 (776) . iarsindi tra forothaigestar P. cella hi Laigniu ..., 194.4 (2271) . forfothaigestar , 174.22 (= forothaigestar, 2039 ). go ro fothaidh ... ecclus, AFM i 196 . na huile noeb-epscopu forothaigsetar in cathraig n-eclasdagda, Ir. Lit. 32.25 . ... gach Mainisdre dar fothaighedh `founded' RSClára 59a .

(b) maintains, sustains in various senses : Manannan ... is e rofothaich meic Usnich a nAlbain, RC xxiv 276 . ? ro fothaigheadh an irghal sin re comhluth a cloidem, Ériu viii 48.8 . iminni fothaigis carru na tuaithi `for what supports the champions' Laws i 228.3 Comm. Establishes, proves (a statement) : atbiur fírfiadhnuisi, fothaighim foirb (forib si v.l.), Anecd. ii 59 . gar ḟothaigsem snathreim suidighthi gacha senchais at which we have established the determining thread of all history MR 108.19 .

(c) intrans. settles, establishes oneself (?) : rofaithaigset na Desi inna tír co brath, Ériu iii 141.208 = ro fothaidset, Anecd. i 23 (om. Rawl. ; cf. Rawl. 131b cited above, a).

Vn. fothugad, q.v.