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1 foss , fos

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 foss , fos or dil.ie/24107

Forms: fos, fos, abhus, fos, bos, anosa, anois, anoise, fossaib

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(a) rest (oppd. to motion) ; remaining quiet or stationary ; a state of rest or quietude: eter foss no utmailli whether at rest or in motion Hy i 3 ( Thes. ii 300 ). mithig fos iar tairerad, ACL iii 311 § 4 AFM 926 . is tre ḟir flathemon foss slāne sīd ..., ZCP xi 81 § 13 . Cf. fos mbéil, Ériu xiii 35.23 . Remaining (in a place), continuing (to do something) ; perseverance, steadiness: Here probably : caraim se fos ... oc mo lebrān `I love to rest' (persevere ?) Thes. ii 293.16 . f.¤ ós cind na manach to stay and superintend the monks BNnÉ 4 § 9 . Halting, stopping ; a halt: ni ḟil f.¤ dún co Herind, LL 4a12 . [onni] na denandsom fos acht a n-étaigib ilib [leg. lígdaib ?], Corm. s.v. legam , Thr. Ir. Gl. 26 . ni dernsad fos nā fuirech go rangadur co c., ZCP vi 64.7 . ní dhearnadar fos ná comhnuidhe go rochtain Teamhrach dóibh, Keat. ii 5627 . ni dhernamur f.¤ nó comhnuidhe no go rangamar ..., BNnÉ 50.23 . rogab f.¤ os Boind came to a stop (of Cormac's burial, cf. Keat. ii p. 346 ) LU 4175 . rogab f.¤ issind lind (of a stone thrown), Metr. Dinds. iv 38 . ro ghabh f.¤ hi senchuan Súilighi (= came to anchor) AFM v 1860 . do rochair F. ... la firu Roiss ro gab f.¤ inn uir a adhbha, YBL 13a27 ( Snedg. u. Mac R 12 § 48 ). ní ro fhaelsat fos forsna heilifaintib could not stop [stay on ?] the elephants Marco P. 115 . ní ḟuair grádh ná eagla t'ḟos neither love nor fear could restrain you Content. viii 9 . In moral sense : fit f.¤ figell ` perseverance ' Mon. Tall. § 47 . cipé dán ara coratar neuch laímh, ised as dech dó f.¤ occa to persevere in it Mon. Tall. § 76 (= fos do dheunamh aice Rule of Tallaght § 67 ). fos oc etli, Mon. Tall. § 19 ( Rule of Tallaght § 68 ). foss oc etlai, ZCP iii 449.10 . Ériu i 193 . f.¤ fiss feidle ZCP xi 86 § 42 . fos (a virtue in woman) ZCP viii 112.24 ; 113.19 . go ffos ┐ go ffollamhnacht flatha ` firmness ' Hugh Roe 54.16 (f. 15a) . gurb fos (.i. comhnuidhe) ball don chleirceacht ar nachccuala locht da fhaghail riamh, Rule of Tallaght § 67 (= Mon. Tall. § 76 ).

(b) used in gs. as attrib. after noun and as pred. : dond oís foiss i nhIerusalem `the folk that abide in J.' Wb. 19a4 . raithe fo foiss fogamar, Ériu vii 197 (= ib. 2 : `a good stay-at-home season is autumn'). saccart fois Cluana mic N. resident priest AFM ii 844.12 . int aes fuis no bitís ina aigid BB 493a4 = IT ii2 98 , cf. Alex. 544 . raith fuis (.i. raith bis a fosaighecht i forus), Bürgschaft 41 . Cf. boim ... do lucht fuis. Mas duine tinn é do gheibheadh se da boim (diet for monks), Rule of Tallaght c. 28 ; `persons in sound health', possibly residents or sedentary folk . In fig. and moral sense immovable, steady: Ailend ... álaind fál fuis, LL 49b26 ( Hail Brigit § 7 where Meyer would read : álaind fius). fer feidhil foiss i fulung fochaidhi ... amail Iob, Lism. L. 4499 . With cop. : ni fois acht utmall, Corm. Y 988 . nidom fois o thig aghaidh I rest not when night comes BS 30.5 . fear ... nacharbh fhois who did not seek his ease A. Ó Dálaigh lv 6 . ? ní lúan tratha foiss | acht lúan brath braiss (of Moling's `Lúan') LL 307a9 ( SG 386.21 ). ni cuimnech-sum | co ngabad feidm fois that it should undertake the duty of waiting (?) Ériu iii 15 § 7 . See also under (c) below.

(c) in adverbial expressions : i foss (i fus, i bhus, abhus) in a state of rest ; stationary, remaining in a (certain) place, hence here, on this side, often nearly = at home: ní bíad mac D. i fos co fagbad drui would not rest till he found LU 3550 ( SCC 29 ). meni digset ammach ┐ nad anat i fos if they neither set out nor stay where they are TBC-LL¹ 429 . bí i fuss oc irnigthi, Ériu i 199.4 . maith do chleireach beith abus (no i ffoss), BNnÉ 311 = ZCP iii 33.8 . ní rabi Cú Roí hi fus ar a cind (= they did not find C. at home) LU 9040 ( FB 79 ). luid S. do Ard Machae ┐ ni raibi Patraic hi foss, Trip. 240.22 (2849) . in airett battar hi ffoss in dú sin `stationed at that place' AFM vi 2276.10 . Here, on the spot, in this place (often oppd. to another adv. of place) : rochrúfemne ... i fus ind pennit we will settle here and now the penance Mon. Tall. § 7 . mór de maith fuarais i fus ar do longais here (among us) TBC-LL¹ 492 . Cf. an trath is ferinnsgne na seacht bhfocail sin abhus, IGT, Decl. § 108 . is eside cétrí rogab ... i fós ... fri Umbra atuaid here ... north of the Humber LU 288 (v.l. fos, bos, LBretnach § 43 ). hi fus ... sechtair, Alex. 967 . in lucht a fus ... in lucht a tuaith, Laws i 76.23 . Patraic ás hErinn hi foss, Brigit ... oas hErind a ndess, ZCP xi 110 § 31 ( LL 52a46 ). don taeb abus do mhuir Grecc ... don táob thair, Maund. 26 . Often here, in this world (oppd. to `tall') : dosbera Dia dún síd ... i ḟoss isin tṡoegul ┐ flaith nime ... iar mbás LB 180b9 ( PH 2544 ). dogéba tú betha garit abus ┐ bás suthain tall, LB 243b59 ( PH 7411 ). thall ... i fuss, LB 197b52 ( PH 6900 ). [amail be]thi abhus beithi thall ... iar mblaisecht bhāis, Marco P. 12 . isin ecclais abhus the church on earth BNnÉ 23 § 1 . abhus ┐ thall `in this world and the next' RSClára 150b . With art., in dat. or gen., ind ḟ.¤ sa, ind ḟois se (later anos, anosa, anois, anoise) now . See indossa.

(d) pl. in distrib. sense ? biait brain for branfossaib (: chossaib), LU 6612 (zu Rabenaufenthalt Wind. TBC-LL¹ p. 402 ) = branḟesaib, TBC-I¹ 2077 , buind fri brannusa, TBC-LL¹ 2801 (cf. 2757 ). cēm co fosaib i crūithib a ech, TBC-I¹ 2571 (leg. fosaid ?).

Compds. ¤muinter : gach fos-mhuinntear ... pheacaidh bhíos i n-árus na hanma `abiding folk (?)' TSh. 8736 . ¤mullach a summit: i fosmhullach Sléibi Fuait, Acall. 2313 ; 3438 ; see fossad. See also fosairchinnech, foscemel, foslongphort.