forbar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forbar or dil.ie/23358

Forms: Forbair

adj strong, puissant (?): fien forbar (: congal) Fianaig. 12 § 18 (g p. of forbor ?). In: flaith forbair ` gallant ' O'Gr. Cat. 536.15 = f.¤ ḟorbhuir ` powerful ' Content. xxix 35 the word is almost certainly a place-name, cf. ó choilltib ... Forbair, Caithr. Thoirdh. 12.9 . As npr. m.: g s. Forbair, Rawl. 144c35 .

Cf. forbor.