fortrén

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fortrén or dil.ie/24009

Forms: fortressiu

adj o-ā very strong: bud f.¤ in feidm TBC 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, Met. Dinds. iii 88 . ar da n-echaib ... forttréna TBC 3378 (cf. fortrenn). triar fer fortrén LU 7729 ( BDD 130 ). fairne fian fortren SR 7198 . ar ríg Úa Falgi fortreāin (: āir) `mighty Offaly' BColm. 90.19 (= for- treóin ?). 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 con- jecture of thousands does not outweigh the oath of one O'Dav. 36 .