fortamail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fortamail or dil.ie/23960

adj i (<Lat. fortis ? Wind. TBC Gloss. ; apparently an analogous formation from fortail, with which it seems synonymous) strong, puissant, prevailing: ba f.¤ oen dib for míle one of them prevailed over a thousand PH 4047 . cf. ba fortail, 4050 . triar fer fortrén ... f.¤ , LU 7730 ( BDD 130 ). Of St. Gregory : fer fortamail co ndipricoidib dichraib mighty in prayer (?) YBL 166b14 (= RC xlii 144.16 ). luamairi lanfortamail ib. YBL 166b 15 . As sobriquet : Aed F.¤ , LL 182a38 ( Arch. Hib. ii 55 ) = A. Fortobol, AU 549 , A. Fortamhail AFM 544 . Fergus Fortamhail .i. bát láechdha fortill in fer sin, Cóir Anm. 179 = Keat. ii 2754 . Of things : cath Sléibe Fuait f.¤ , RC xxix 212 . tuargain ... ḟortamhail, ML 132.19 ( ML² 1765 ). ubull f.¤ fíadain ` plump ' Fianaig. 66.8 . dianbruthghail ... na ffondadh ... foluaimnech fortamail TBC-LL¹ 5619 (St). gur cosain Eire ... go f.¤ , Ériu xi 187.18 . Compar. cia thriallait na duailche immresain frisna súalchaib, is iat na súalchi bid fortamlai, PH 4614 . gur fortamhla do na conuib a nert ... inas doib fein, RC xliii 98 § 102 .