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80 forrán n m. and f. g s. forráin, forrána ; a s. forrain LL 129 b 18
(: [Ferches mac] Commāin). d s. dar forrain IT i 124.12 .
dia forrain , Laws v 156.2 Comm. ? a pl. teora forranu LL
119b33 . forran m., g s. -áin IGT, Decl. § 35 . forrán forráin
forraín (farrán, -áin, -áein incorrect) f. § 13.18 . Cf. farran
85(: Allān) LL 140a22 , 183b54 ; (: Allāin) 140b16 ( RC xlvii
309 ).
(a) violent aggression; an assault (on person, property
or territory): Ammon ... dorat forran for Tamár SR 6710 .
forran na tond ... ac dubdortad forro, Aen. 246 . is f. ¤ fich
rabar foglúais LL 238b17 ( TTr. 1611 ). domriacht f. ¤ la
5sluagh Siuil FM i 330 (poem). ni coir forran no forlond ...
d'imbirt fair (= corpus ... est ... non frangendum) PH 5980 .
caem in forran ro briss Aed Ollan `a brave victory won A.'
Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 20 ( LL 182b44 ). la Aed nAllān fuair in
fael farran `met overthrow' Arch. Hib. 71 § 19 ( LL 183b54 ). g s. tre
10feirg forráin `aggravated anger' Laws iii 112.2 . eochair
forrain forlonn superior strength induces tyranny (?) ZCP
vi 270 § 11 . corrán forráin raiding-sickle (name of a metre)
IT iii 69 § 17 , cf. each ... foirbhthe forráin, Aithd. Dána
91 § 4 . cū ... dingaib fer forrana a dog that wards off robbers
15 Laws i 144.12 Comm. (expl. of árchú). fodmachtain forrana
(forráin v.l.) ... allmarach, Cog. 68.21 .
Folld. by FOR: cen forran cōigid in Herinn foraib, Dinds.
18 = BB 360b13 (cen ḟorrán coiced nechtra[ ] foraib
LL 215a28 ) (this seems to correspond to: dirmaig forráin
20for Hérind, Met. Dinds. iii 18 ). robai acc forrán for a
bhraithribh ` oppressing ' FM v 1406 . ag f. ¤ ... ar ḟineadhaibh
ML 78.12 .
Pl. forrána dar crícha ` raids ' Tec. Corm. § 1.30 . Domh-
nall díon forrán protection against tyrannies (?) 23 L 17, 31a
25( DDána p. 227 ).
Outburst (of passion, etc.): im ḟ. ¤ a feirggi LL 228a39
( TTr. 821 ). go bhfeirg ┐ go bhf. ¤ ML 112z .
(b) in gramm. the comparative degree: comparait ...
lasin Laitneoir .i. ... forran ... lasin filid, Auraic. 645 .
30(c) technical term in Laws : aisnéis cin ḟorran (-ain v.l.)
one of the five things required of every ráth-surety, Bürgsch.
40z . Cf. Bürgsch 31 cited in next.

forránach adj o-ā aggressive, violent . Of persons: fer fergach
f. ¤ , Tec. Corm. § 32.7 . dligid cach f. ¤ fuidbech ZCP xi 84 §
3534d . ni bi [leg. be] forranach dalae `sei nicht übermässig (?)
im Zusammenbestellen
' Bürgsch. 31 § 84 . flait[h] fodbach
forranuch ZCP iii 465.1 (B. in Scáil = foranach xiii 380 , xx
226 ). fiana ... forranc[h]a, CCath. 5364 . As subst.: fora-
nach Cnogbai ZCP xii 236 § 56 . As alleg. npr. m.: Forranach
40mac Forecne, Anecd. ii 49 . forbartach forranach (of a
bull) LL 247a10 ( IT iii 245 ). dá ech ... forráncha LU 8594
( FB 45 ). LU 10201 . TBC 3378 . ri fothugud feirggi forranaigi
na féinned LL 239a30 ( TTr. 1660 ). táinic ... 'na thorainn
ḟeargach ... ḟorránach ML 134.15 . 'na bhfraischeathaibh
45... forránacha feirge, TSh. 2075 .
Cf. secht maic forranaig Echen ZCP viii 321.14 ; possibly
this belongs to fo-ricc, q.v.

? forránaid v overcomes, subdues: Ippis, Tigris is Earca |
Padruig ros-forran a ndecra `for them P. excelled in wonders'
50(? P. surpassed them) FM i 138 .

forrann n m. an additional quatrain, stanza: da derbhadh
sin dobert an file na furranna so ar ndíaigh BNnÉ 219 n. 2 .
Nemuinn na forrann [v.l. nar fodaind LL 10b ; na foghfond
BB 33b ] fāthaig ZCP xiv 176.6 .

55 forránta adj io-iā bold, aggressive: Tomas farranta FM v
1492.1 . ba farránta an baránta buidhne é, Hackett xxxix
101 . briathra forránta, feidhm tim `violent verbiage followed
by feeble effort
' O'Gr. Cat. 556.17 . furránta, Parl. na mban
p. 222

60 forrath n (rath) additional stock: biad forraith .i. dobeir in
ndiaidh raith in bliadhain deighinech, H 3.18, p. 393a
( O'C. 875 ) = biad forraith ngiallna (.i. an biad doberar don
ti dabeir rath for rath isin ceillsine .i. flaith forgiallna,
SM Facs. 6a [perhaps we should read b. ngiallna forraith]
65( H 2. 15, 16a ). ní segar ainfis ... cin nech asabera basa beo
basa fiada nadmaanna ┐ rath .i. ... a fiadnaise a fonadma
forraith, H 3.17, 464 ( O'D. 622 ).

forrduba n eyelids: forrdhubha a ṡúl, Ps. xi 4 . Prov. iv
25 , etc. O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 216 , takes this to belong to a
70development of forbrú, q.v.

for-récacha v a form arising from confusion of preverbs.
3 s. perf. f. ¤ Medb fuirri TBC 215 (= dorécacha). Cf. for-
réccaig Mac R. in mag 5041 .
See do-écci.

75 ? forreccor : ind cein forreaccur ceill BB 498a16 . Prob.
corrupt: = cen tirfrecur ceill, Alex. 841 . See frecor.

forrecht n (recht) (a) a regulation: forrechta tuaithe, Laws i
104.37 . (b) some act unauthorised by law, a
usurpation (?) : errithe cach f. ¤ .i. a mbis huas recht .i. o
80fechemain gaibius in giall etechtae, H 3. 18, p. 379b ( O'C.
826 ) = eirithe cach f. ¤ ... .i. eirniter eiric for in cach dorighne
in forrach n-indligid uair nar firfuirgestar aice iat ...,
23 Q 6, 12b ( O'C. 1689 - 90 ).

forréid adj i very smooth, level: fraochmhagh forréidh ML
85 72.21 . forsan faithchi forreid, CCath. 4909 . As subst. :
ar fairsingib ┐ ar forréitib na ferand, Fianaig. 64.11 .