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Cite this: eDIL s.v. fortacht or dil.ie/23939
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: fortacht, fortachtain, fortachtae, t'ortachtae, fortachta, fortachtan, furtacht, furtacht, furtocht, furtacht, fortacht, -aicht, -achta, furtacht, fortachta

n ā, f. (cf. 1 techt), later also m. (vn. of for-tét) a d s. fortacht , Wb. 11c15 , 14d17 , Ml. 37b25 , 40b8 , etc., but a s. fortachtain, Ml. 27a6 , 58d5 , 134b3 , SR 5728 . g s. fortachtae Ml. 51b14 , 53a23 , 87d8 , 92b11 ; t'ortachtae, 108a1 , fortachta 93d4(6) ; fortachtan, 35d1 , 61b10 , 86d2 . Later often furtacht furtacht , LB 5aw , 194b51 , etc. furtocht (: corp), BNnÉ 260.12 , 277.22 , 279.19 . furtacht fortacht (m., g s. n p. -aicht, -achta) IGT, Decl. § 25 .

The act of aiding or succouring ; help, succour: furtacht (gl. suffragium) Ir. Gl. 727 . Freq. with subj. gen. : cen ḟ.¤ ind anmma aili `without the aid of the other name' Sg. 30a2 . f.¤ Dae lib, Wb. 32b1 . bied a f.¤ linn, 14c1 . la f.¤ ar Fíadat, Hy iii 4 . nonda soirfea Dia ┐ dombera fortachtain doib, Ml. 27a6 . in ti ara taburtar in fortacht no fo med na furtachta do berur ann, H 3.17, 130 ( Laws ii 36 ). Dia na huile furtachda, 2 Cor. i 3 . tug sé furtachd mhór dhon lión do creid, Acts xviii 27 . dosgní Dia ... furtacht forsin eclais, PH 369 . isin f.¤ dorinnis, H 3.17, c. 444 ( O'D. 578 ). a aingiul fortachtan guardian angel Trip. 28.2 (253) . With obj. gen. : fortacht firinne (of a hero) LL 47a8 ( RC xxix 211 ). i fortachtain a ngnímae, Ériu iii 102.6 . tancabair dom thúaslugud ┐ dom f.¤ , LU 2329 . d[ḟ]urtacht na Muman ar an Iarla RC xviii 289.27 . a fhurtacht óna teintib, SG 5.30 . do lógh m'ḟortachta óm imṡníomh, TD 15.39 . dei fortochta Tiabanda tutelary god of the Thebans TTebe 3700 . d'furtacht cach anforlaind to relieve MR 166.4 . ag furtachd gach áoin, 1 Thessal. ii 11 . do chabhair ┐ d'ḟurtacht anmann ... = `to succour and relieve the ... soules' RSClára 81a . With DO: ro fer fāilti fri Moīsi ... ar fortacht dia ingenaib 'welcomed Moses ... for saving his daughters', SR (Greene) 3774 ​​. ... nobiad ic f.¤ dam, LL 229a41 ( TTr. 892 ). With FOR (AR) : doticedh loingius ... d'furtacht fuirri to help (the city) Marco P. 131 . furtacht a[i]r ó phéinn an bháis, Oss. vi 14.12 . With defining gen. : f.¤ baic `use of a hook' Laws v 486.17 . d'[ḟ]ortacht uisqui oraind to help us to find water TTebe 1772 . pl. na fortachta (gl. advocamina) Goid. p. 64.1 ( Lib. Hymn. i 19 ). hua bar fortach[t]aibsi (gl. adminiculis vestris) Ml. 83b10 . no chuinchitis ... na Saxain fortac[h]ta dóib reinforcements (= auxilia) LU 287 .

Abs. : f.¤ for tuarta, Laws v 486w = O'Dav. 1514 (.i. oc tuargain in tsíl).

f.¤ ré, O'D. 1598 ( H 5.15, 10c1 ), O'D. 2413 ( Rawl. B 506, 53a ). The Comm. discusses cases (a) where no definite period for loan or hire has been stipulated ; (b) where a period has been stipulated ; f.r. apparently means the advantage to borrower or lender in each case. See 1 ré.