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forbartach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forbartach or dil.ie/23361

 

Forms: forbartaig

adj o-ā

(a) full-grown: gl. superadulta BCr. 41d2 ( Thes. ii 29.30 ). a s. f. forbartaig (gl. exoletam) Sg. 173a5 .

(b) that grows, increases (?): tugustur in maind mblastai mínforbartaig doib (i.e. which went on growing, lasted perennially ?) BB 243a18 ( morforbartaig, 242a49 ). a Christ gorbat forbartaigh may they increase (in numbers), be prolific (?) Anecd. ii 33.9 . trí tonna forbhartacha na Fódhla ` swelling ' ML 94.14 . Cf. ni gnath o ngabann oir robi foirbrethach fur .i. nocha gnath gu ngabann se talam gurab f.¤ uir ime .i. co ro foirbrister a uir a n-uir aile, O'Curry 2237 ( Eg. 88, 17a ).

(c) overbearing, overmastering: f.¤ forrānach (of the Donn Cualngi) IT iii 245.76 . comrac ... fuilech f.¤ , CF 481 . cuislenna féighe forbartacha, Acall. 7056 (`shrill and dominant' SG ii 250 ). fuigli féigi ... forbartacha filed, MR 194.2 . Cf. f.¤ .i. quia potulat superfluuium (= postulat superfluum, Stokes) O'Mulc. 583 .