frithrosc

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Forms: frithroisc

n o, n. (cf. 1 rosc) usually in expressions like: f.¤ na conaire, in tṡrotha: dimbúaid fir | f.¤ madma | maidm ria ṅgnúsib, LL 176ax ( CRR 38 ; `the countercharge of defeat' Hogan; confronting a rout ?). atconairc R. friothroscc foa (i.e. looking up at him from below ?) AFM iv 988.16 . As subj. or obj. of sentence: tarrla frithrusc feicheamnuis ┐ fergi eturro, Fianaig. 56.11 . tarla frithroscc fuighill idir Murchadh ┐ Conaing, Cog. 144 n. 4 = frithnois, 142z . g s. as adj. ? tuc fer ecin don debaid frithroisc urchur duaibsech do saigit, Ann. Conn. 1405 § 15 (Hennessy's ed. has urchuir, ALC ii 114 ). Commonly used as adv. with vbs. implying motion in the sense backwards, in an inverse direction , absol. in acc. or dat., rarely gen. or with prep. I N-; occasionally folld. by gen. (which may have been the primary construction, see above). imroi a seol f.¤ co tudchaid timchell Erenn, LL 168b8 (= Dinds. 45 ). int ainm do scribenn co direach co dered na craibi ┐ a scribenn frithrusc co tosach na craibi, Auraic. 5824 , cf. gach ni d'impodh inti fein uile f.¤ , 5968 . ranntair óthá athair ... co senathair for culo ┐ frithrusc afrithisi, Ériu i 215.17 . co n-accai comraid ... f.¤ in tṡrotha chucai against the stream (current) LL 281b12 . Fergus do chuaid ... f.¤ forsin Sínigh RC xxiii 323 (cf. Ériu xvi 33 ). confacatar in fer ... ┐ luingin ... foi fritroisc na Boinne gan imram itir, RC vi 183.2 (= fria frithrosc, Hib. Min. 25 ). iar ndruimned Boinde frithroisc (.i. i n-agaid tsrotha), Anecd. v 25.8 . lotar ... friothrosc na conaire remedeochatar, AFM v 1862z . do choidh hi friothroscc ┐ a ffrithing gacha conaire ro ghabh ag dol ... go rochtain dó tar a ais, vi 2164.20 . soaitt friothroscc, Hugh Roe 120.24 (f. 32b) . adracht O. ┐ do chuir in caincinn frithroisc for a lurg co nach facad nech ... é, Acall. 2327 . Cf. rethait rithrosc iar sēt sain (of the planets) SR 7923 .

As adj. reverted, standing on end, erect (?): eithre muirmhil fuirre ... ingne frithrosca forrasaidhe barbed (?) Lism. L. 2224 . lomort[ar] a caither f.¤ , ZCP xii 402.19 . fraech f.¤ , Auraic. 6008 .