fo-tlen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fo-tlen or dil.ie/24212

Forms: fodarothla, fotlenar, fotlethur

v (see tlenaid) takes away, subtracts, abducts, purloins: arindí fotlen (fodlen v.l.) a bóairechas di thaurchreicc céile, Críth G. 249 ( Laws iv 314 , see fothla). ni techta a finntiu fo-da-fith, ... fo-da-tlean (.i. foetlas he ...) v 462.3 , 14 . duine fothlas faith[ch]e neimid (.i. ... ḟoethlas ni ó nemed as faiche), H 3.17, c. 484 ( O'Don. 650 ). subj. pres. cipe fodarothla no fod[a]roxla, Laws IV 198.23 . Pass. pres. as a ben fotlenar whose wife is abducted (?) Nero A v. p. 153a ( O'Don. 2228 ). subj. diam orc i fonduid fotlethur , O'D. 2225 ( Nero A vii 152 ; corruptly O'Dav. 847 , see Ériu xii 199 ). Vn. fothla, q.v. Cf. fo-etlan.