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fairsing

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fairsing or dil.ie/21166

Forms: forsiung-, fairsiung, farṡiung, fairsiung, fairsing, foirsingigem, farsiungmenmnaigi, fairsingmenmnaigi, forsiungmenmnaige

adj i, u, forsiung-, Ml. 60a2 . fairsiung, 84a3 . Fél. Oct. 28 (v.l.) LB 36a35 . farṡiung, TBC-LL¹ 1022 .

(a) ample, broad, spacious: fairsiung (gl. latus) Ml. 84a3 . fairsing (gl. amplus) Ir. Gl. 640 . epistil bai imma bragait, ... in tan nobered fírindi ba fairsing da braigit ; in tan ba gó ba cumang, Bodl. Corm. s.v. sin ( 1160 Y). is cumung is farsiung (descr. of `iffern') LU 2453 . is lethan ┐ is fairsiung in sét (= lata est uia) LB 36a35 = PH 4000 . is fairsing a ṅdál-som `ample is their assembly' [ wide, far-reaching (?), cf. (b)] Fél., Oct. 28 . badhun f.¤ , Maund. 252 . iostad f.¤ , Measgra D. 57.6 . is fairsind urlar a thaidhe, AU iii 612 (instance of -nn for -ng, K.M., Wortk. 68 ). machaire fairsing , TSh. 2556 . fearann fairseing (: eing), Keat. i p. 172 . don árus ḟ.¤ ... na cathrach neamhdha, TSh. 2729 . robsat fiala fairsinge a foirghneamha, MR 102z . fa gíall geimhil ḟairsing í a hostage with a roomy fetter IGT, III. ex. 419 . As subst. : a slucud in oenfecht ... dar farṡiung a bragat, TBC-LL¹ 1022 (fairsingi St). gabsat rompa i bhḟairsiung sligheadh in the open road RC xliii 38 § 36 . ar fairsingib ┐ ar forréitib na ferand the wide (open) and level parts Fianaig. 64.10 . in dabhuch as luga ... | fairsing ndesi [sic leg.], cumang trír, Acall. 3926 (`too wide for two' SG ii 203 ).

(b) in extended sense ample, copious, profuse: slabar cach cumang ┐ eslabar cech fairsing , Corm. Bodl. s.v. slabrad ( 1153 Y). sealg romhōr roḟairsing a widely flung hunt Fianaig. 42.1 . Of persons profuse, generous: Ua C. an chroidhe ḟ.¤ , TD 34.30 . gáir na bhflaith bhfairsing, Measgra D. 57.19 . iostad na bhflaith bhfairsing bhfíonmhar, Keat. Poems 1570 . go mbíodh go fial f.¤ leis na dronguibhsi, Mac Aingil 364.2 . Superl. : foirsingigem (probably for -gimem ; gl. latissimam) Ml. 67d4 . COMPDS. : forsingmenmnach (gl. magnanimus) Ml. 123a16 . ¤menmnaige , f. acc. in farsiungmenmnaigi (gl. magnanimitatem) Ml. 90c4 . dat. huand fairsingmenmnaigi , 136a14 . gen. inna forsiungmenmnaige (gl. longanimitatis) 60a2 .