imḟorrán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imḟorrán or dil.ie/27554

Forms: amarrán, t-imm- [ḟ]orrán, imorran, imorrain, immḟorráind, n-imforrun, imforran, imforrain, imforran, immorāin

n later amarrán m. and f. (see forrán) n s. in t-imm- [ḟ]orrán , Ériu i 130.38 . ind imorran , IT i 269.22 . a s. imorrain, LU 10196. g s. ind immḟorráind , RC xx 12 § 16. d s. i n-imforrun , ZCP iv 389.22 . a n- imforran , CCath. 5272. asind imforrain , 3880 . g p. imforran, RC xxiv 186.12 .

(a) great violence, mutual violence, (it is not always possible to distinguish between these two meanings), contest ; as vn. act of contending: iomfhorran .i. cathughadh, O'Cl. iar scis imgona ┐ imforráin dóib, IT ii2 214.63 . tucthar biedh issin tech ocus coiscter ind imorran co tair an fleid, i 269.22 . ro immir tra in slúag cechtarda imforrán for a cele, iii 486.319 . firfaider in t-imm[ḟ]orrán, Ériu i 130.38 . fotha ... cach imforran imforgensad etarro, RC xxiv 186.12 . in da luib ... itchondarcais i n-imforrun fria aroile, ZCP iv 389.22 . co cualatar aní ... dresacht inna roth, imorrain ind láith gaile, scretgaire na n-arm, LU 10196. suaill nach facbat a n-inna la himforran na ccath n-allmuirech, TBC 5615. in n-imtruastadh ocus a n-imforran an cat[h]a, CCath. 5272. ba deimin la slógu na dedeltais asind imfor- rain gan cath, 3880 . ba himnár leis na braithribh ... im[ḟ]orrán catha atarru féin, 2295 . ba mor rig ... ┐ toisech ... rodus tinoil tria iumforran for náimtib `on account of his victory over his enemies,' Alex. 380. a gillai geib m' ech it láim | ná tí nech dom imḟorráin `let none come to trouble me,' Met. Dinds. i 50.62 . As vn. : do faethsad oc immorāin ar būaib Ulad isinnāth, TBC² 1091. cf. iomfhorran .i. compráid, O'Cl.

(b) misfortune, distress: ionnus go bhféadaid ... a n-amfhorrán féin d'fhionnachtain, TSh. 6101. ag caoineadh a amarráin féin, 2140 .