forusta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forusta or dil.ie/24050

adj io-iā (forus ? Cf. cit. under Compar. below) firm, steady, well-grounded: leibhionn ... dlúith forasda, ML 86.4 . fundaimeint fhorasta, TSh. 1678 . Generally of persons, experienced, sedate, of settled character: as fosaid ┐ as forasta in rí uasalbrethach, YBL 84a5 . oclach forosta findliath, IT iii 193.17 . filidh fíora forusda, Ériu xiii 32.6 . fer f.¤ fíor-naomhta, BNnÉ 275.2 . fear forasta fíormhálla, Duan. F. ii 306 . Find ... uasal f.¤ firgaeth, Acall. 2535 . a be find ḟ.¤ , LL 116a12 . ben ḟ.¤ (oppd. to: scintline ingine) 271b8 ( RC xiii 373 ). ar lorg na flaithe forasda ... J.B. Bossuet, Luc. Fid. 181.10 . Poimp ... cona senatoraib ┐ cona consulaip ... ina mbroin moir marcsluaig inmalla f.¤ dignified CCath. 4881 . Calm, composed: nir forasta forbailid Fir B. an aidhche sin, Ériu viii 40.3 . leigidh damhsa co f.¤ `leave me alone in peace (?)' iii 160 § 13 .

Compar. superl. ... bes f.¤ fri hurnaide somuine ┐ domaoine `the most steadfast' Laws ii 278y ( ZCP xiv 369 : `mit besserem Wohnsitz versehen').