fortrén

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Forms: fortressiu

adj o-ā very strong: bud f.¤ in feidm, TBC-LL¹ 3047 . fri cech n-oidid | asa f.¤ fiam `whose horror [?] is excessive', Fél. Prol. 50 . ro bo fortren ... a flait[h]ius, CCath. 4832 . buille Fergusa fortriuin, ZCP viii 217 § 9 . cóic ingena ... bátar fergnímaig fortriúin, Metr. Dinds. iii 88 . ar da n-echaib ... forttréna, TBC-LL¹ 3378 (cf. 1 fortrenn). triar fer fortrén, LU 7729 ( BDD 130 ). fairne fian fortren, SR 7198 . ar ríg Úa Falgi fortreāin (: āir) `mighty Offaly' BColm. 90.19 (= fortreóin ?). Compar. fortressiu (v.l. fortressa) ... a chluchi in Chonaill C.'s sword-play was the mightier RC viii 60 ( LL 116b43 ). ní fortreisi oeth oenuir ardmius ilmile the conjecture of thousands does not outweigh the oath of one O'Dav. 36 .