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forlaim(m) n n,n. (vn. of for-ling) leaping (on, over) (?) : forleim
80slan (a good point in a horse), O'Curry 1864 ( 23 P 3, 20a ).
a chluiche oc forláim a gaiscid `in leaping to his weapons'
LU 6946 ( BDD 57 = a chuicligi oc forlaimm Y, ic urtócbáil,
Eg. ; cf. forling a gaisced ib.). Hence prob. : forláimh
.i. fír-léim ; ag forláimh ar a ghaisgeadh, O'Cl. In Laws
85some kind of trespass (= airlim ?) : cethrime meich ina
fórlim, Laws iv 80.31 Comm. Cf. ni fothu firinne forlaim ndala
dliged inna aile, ii 130.20 (< H 3. 18, 378 ).

forlámaid n i a ruler, commander: iarla Cille Dara ... for-
lamhaidh neirt ┐ cumhachta Eireann FM v 1418.6 . as
5é ... ba forlamhaigh a hucht rígh Saxan deputy iii 68.3 .
pl. flaithi ┐ forlamhaidhe , CCath. 4882 .

? for-lámna v brings forth, is delivered ; impers. with infixed
pron. : fordoslamnad ann ... go mberdais tri macu, Edinb.
Dinds. 73 ( SG ii 466 ) = roslamnad ┐ ruc tri macu, Dinds.
10 110 , BB 406b7 . conad ann do lamnadh, Lec. 516b .
See lámnaid.

forlámugud n u,m. getting the upper hand, mastering: eo
fis forlámaighthe gacha feasa [of Finntan] ML 96.7 .

forlamus, -lámus n o,m. supremacy, sway, domination , absol.
15or with FOR (AR) or obj. gen. it mathi a chland ... im cruas
im chána im f. ¤ LU 4266 ( SG 84.6 ). bid lat ... in rigi ┐ in
f. ¤ RC xxiv 200 § 16 . ro gabsat nert ┐ f. ¤ for in catraig LB
157a38 . do gabsat nert ┐ forlámhus ar ṡídh F., Acall.
1819 . forlamhus na Romha, CCath. 47 . bidh let Temair
20... is forlamas fer nEirenn BB 265b31 ( SG 329.22 ) = YBL
189b7 . iar ngabháil forlámhais Temra FM ii 908.13 . do
facaibsed feithem ┐ f. ¤ in tiri ac Brian, Ann. Conn. 1236 § 4 .
With subj. gen. : bid f. ¤ anflatha Cog. 10.17 . do cuireadh
ar fhorlamhas préaláideadh eaglaise it (the revision of his-
25torical records) was placed under the authority of Keat. i
p. 78 .

forlán adj o-ā overfull, brimful: do rath Dé ba f. ¤ , Fél. Nov. 5 .
lán ┐ f. ¤ o rath in spiruta noíb LB 74a12 ( Ir. Lit. 48 ). Abun-
dant, complete: cethri bliadna a flaith f. ¤ `full sovranty'
30 MacCarthy 150 ( LL 127a41 ). topur ind hordain ḟorláin
SR 994 . As subst. excess, surplus: forsatu forlain, Cōic
Conara § 11 = forsaide forṡlan ZCP xix 170 . Cf. ho desid f. ¤
(gl. ubi abundavit Wb 3a7 . where possibly, we should read
for lán. See saidid.
35See next.

forlann, -lonn n o,m. (for + lán, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 173 .
For the later fórlann see ib. 175 n. 5 ). (a) superiority in
strength or numbers, odds Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 . eochair
forrain forlonn ZCP vi 270 . forlonn (.i. dias) for oenfer
40 xv 327 § 18 . forlonn līno TBC² 1179 (= LU 5656 ). co
saidig tar comlond do briusiud for forlond TBC² 3264
(= co saigit secht comlond, etc. TBC 5326 . forlund a mmét
ria mór-rím, Met. Dinds. iii 164 . forraigtis forlunn fria
macco, Rawl. 118b51 . fodrorraich forlond féne | i comlond
45... LL 132b28 . rob inchomraic esein d'F. no d'A., ┐ rob
forlonn debaid na desi ... n-a agaid a aenur it was unfair
odds having the two against him
MR 246.19 . g s. fuaparta
forlaind TBC 5441 . M. macc Fergaile ind forlaind LL
184a23 . Of a person : forlund cét more than a match for a
50hundred
Met. Dinds. iii 84 . ba forlann somh ┐ Ua N. d'aén
aonta O'N. and he united had the odds on their side FM v
1766.18 . IS F. ¤ DOM (LIM) : cor bo forland do Thuirn Aenias
do chomruc ris to fight A. was too much for T. Aen. 2970 .
ba fórlann dá gach carb ... lucht dá long the crew of two
55vessels was too heavy for each ship
C.Cell.C. § 77 . níor fforlann
linn nar n-aghaidh ar ccomhlann do Ghaoídhealuibh we
did not think an equal number of G. too many to cope with

Duan. Finn i 5.25 = ii 346 § 42 .
Attrib. : cóeca duma ... | ar in maig féraig forluind
60 thronged (?), rich (?) LU 2848 .
(b) in wider sense unfair domination, oppression, ill-
treatment: ní coir forran no forlond ... d'imbirt fair (of
excessive mortification of the body) PH 5980 . cuirim
forlann ar gach túaith, Duan. Finn i 78.23 (a monster
65speaking). roḟoemhadh ac ḟeraibh M. in cain sin ciar for-
lunn RC xliii 54 § 55 . fuair an gobernóir mór fforlainn ┐
ffoireiccne ag gabhail tre F., FM vi 2122.2 . fórluinn ifrinn
the pains of hell Ps. cxvi 3 .

forlannus n m. unfairness : cf. f. ¤ a mbreth mane be eolas le
70flaith, O'C. 478 ( H 3. 18, p. 249 , no context).

forlas(s)ar n (lassar) a great blaze ; great radiance: sruth tentide
co forlasair fair LU 2092 ( FA 16 ). ? g s. (as attrib.) leni
... co nderginliud ōir forlasrach LU 10222 . As adj. radiant,
dazzling: eo find fota f. ¤ RC xiii 395.7 . Cf. techlach fial
75forlassuir IT i 145.6 = for lasadh ZCP v 502 . Leg. for
lassair ? cf. LL 259bx ( IT i 70 ).

forlas(s)arda adj io-iā blazing ; radiant: tuatha finna for-
lassardha , Ériu ii 130 § 99 .

forlas(ṡ)ardacht n ā,f. dazzling radiance: f. ¤ int slōig (sc.
80of heaven) Ériu ii 144 § 159 .

forlenmain n f. following, adhering to: gur theasg an ceann
... co n-urrainn don indchinn ina ḟoirleanmuin MR 280.2 .

forlés n o,n. (lés) a roof-window, the circular opening in the
roof of an early Irish dwelling: teach ... cen dorus n-ann
85... acht seinister ┐ forleas nama BDD 6 . co ndercachai
forsin forless ib. cf. gu facca in fer ar inn [ḟ]orles chuigi,
Ériu v 72.19 (`over the outer wall' O'Curry M. and C. ii
329 ). sé senistri déc ... & comlae humae ar cech n-aí. cuing
umai darsa f. ¤ LL 248b48 ( TBFr. § 7 ). foceird si [ubull
órda] dar f. ¤ in tige LL 229a18 ( TTr. 879 ). co ndocorustar
5lán na sluaisti ... dond úir for f. ¤ an tige proindi condarainic
a chuid a miaschuad gach manaig cast a shovelful ... of the
clay through the roof-light of the refectory so that its share
of it reached every monk's dish
Fél. 94.10 = BNnÉ 301 . tech
Laegaire ... .ix. cubaid a forless YBL 140b12 . Later in
10wider sense : forles ` sky-light' (of a palace) Marco P. § 147 .
fenestri ┐ forlesa fri diubhragadh loop-holes Hugh Roe
162.24 (f. 43b) . for fenestribh ┐ for forlésaibh an caisteoil
FM vi 1982.5 .