fúasaít

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fúasaít or dil.ie/24678

n f. Stokes, KZ xxxviii 465 suggested a compd. of FO with ASSAIT [ASSAÍT] `parturition.'

(a) unfolding, developing; exposition, development, setting forth , generally of a theme or subject-matter: co mbad fúasait don táin in scēl so, TFerbe 765 (i.e. preface, introduction , TFerbe being one of the `remscéla' of TBC). conid Bruden Uí Derga cona fúasaitib ┐ cona slechtaib ┐ cona remscelaib ... in sin, LU 8036 ( BDD app. 168 ). f.¤ and so dorígned do Colum C. in bec sa sís conice `ni dis' LB 238db56 (of the Preface to Amra CC). laīd re filid fursunnuid [leg. filed fursunnud ?] | liter re cach comarbús | teibeadh re tus tindscedail | fuasaít re fear furogra, MR 90.2 ; defined: .i. cach fellsamhantacht imar dhāil ┐ mar doirteastar Dia ... d'aisneis ┐ d'ḟoillsiughadh do chāch 94.6 . i céduasaid cacha caingni ... uair ni gnath ... imreasan gan uasáit ib. 10 . laid ... is dir d'aisneis ... d'[ḟ]uasait ┐ d'[f]iadhnugudh a forais ┐ a filideachta ar na filedaib `to exhibit ... their knowledge', etc. 92.6 . is di huasait in sceoil sea Lucrith ... in t-eces cecinit, ZCP viii 306.1 . In wider sense: ar ti treasa do thennad ┐ do trénḟ.¤ to stiffen and develope the contest MR 224.24 . fer fuasaíde na fala who announces the grudge 264.11 . do agair a ḟíoch ... ar Ulltaibh, óir ba fiú leis na fátha sin d'ḟuasaoid orra to set forth against them (?) ML 86.11 .

(b) hence absol. setting forth a complaint or charge; blaming, complaining, threatening, rancour (contamination with fúasnad? Or with cosaít ?): eochair ferge fuasait, ZCP vi 270 § 3 . leigid as ua[r] feirg ┐ uar fuasait, TTebe 437 . togbail fergi ┐ fhuasaidi, 1164 . tre fheirg, nó tré fhuasaoid, TSh. 5155 . adhbhar fíocha ┐ fuasaoide, 5567 . fearg ┐ fuasaoid na fairrge ar bhfás `anger and fury' ML 48.3 .