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forsaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forsaid or dil.ie/23893

Forms: f.

adj i (< forarsaid very old? Thurn., ZCP xviii 402 ).

(a) firm, steady, established , cf. clār cóir cobsaid, cumtaig dind, | fāl fri fóir f.¤ forfind (of Paradise) SR 982 (where however fóir may = people), As subst. f.¤ flatho .i. dliged ro bai la athair ┐ senathair, H 3.18, 249.38 .

(b) wise, discreet (of persons), experienced, old (cf. 2 farsaid): cainbē fial forssaid ḟindnar, SR 3700 (of Pharaoh's daughter, Exodus ii 5 ). fer fial forsaidh, AU 878 (poem) = AFM i 524.15 . fer fársaid anorach, LB 151b9 . Freq. of Deity: rí ... firian feig f.¤ , LL 371a52 ; ZCP iv 243.31 (forsaig); Ériu iii 6.22 (forrsaidh). seanchaidi farrsaidi, Ériu iv 144 § 20 . coitsecht fri forrsaidi, ZCP xii 363.34 . dochuatar hi comairle ... na farsaide etorru fēn, LB 228b53 (= Pharisees ? See 2 farsaid). tri doilbtiu fer f.¤ , LU 6800 ( BDD 34 ; forsuith, farsaig v.l.). forsaid .i. a uetustatefors .i. casus .i. totaim (i.e. old or decrepit), O'Mulc. 579 . cf. sadaill forsid `alter Sattel' ZCP xiii 188 ( O'Mulc. 108 ). Superl.: forsithim di rathaib .i. sinen [leg. sinem, Thurn., ZCP xviii 402 ] O'Curry 876 ( H 3.18, 393a ). Cf. 1 farsaid and forsaide.