3 fras-, frais-

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 fras-, frais- or dil.ie/24248

Forms: froissdiubraichte

pref in compds. ; common in later poetry and romance, with subst. and less often adj., either with lit. sense of 1 fras or else = copious, abundant , later quick, active .

(a) with subst. : ¤aṁnert : fógra frasaimhnirt (meaning obscure) Aithd. Dána 35.6 . frosbrechtrad findruine `a showery sparkling' (of decoration on a robe) RC xxvi 12 . ¤cheol : bruithṡéis taighiúir ḟraisciuil `quick melody' Hackett xxxi 3 . ¤chith : froischetha caor ... a gunnadhaibh showers of balls Hugh Roe 146.7 (f. 39a) . FM vi 2028.16 . ¤diubrucud : foghar ... [na] bhfogha dá bhfraisdiubhracadh, Todd Lect. iv 94.5 (cf. go bhfraisdiubhraicdís mórḟódaibh -cast showers of clods 74.26 ). pl. na froissdiubraichte ` volleys ' FM vi 2130.7 . ¤eólus ready knowledge (?) : in t-aigni air- berta .i. fraiseolus i fenecus ┐ i filidicht aicgi BB 364b39 (= fraiseol- YBL 203a39 ; misprinted frais eoluis, Laws v 100.13 Comm. ). gurab dall nó daoi tug fraiseolas fabhaill dó `a shower of fabulous information' Keat. i p. 74 . ¤fáebar : fri ḟiansgor frasḟaobhar `heroic loosing of showers of blades' Todd Lect. iv 80.23 . ¤imbert : dogab N. ... aga fraisimirt (of playing chess) IT ii2 136 . ¤imram : ac f.¤-imram in mara, TTebe 2003 . ¤línad : tri fichit long ... ar na ffrais- líonadh do ghleire galgat ` teeming ' Leb. Gab. i 84x . ¤linn : f.¤ -linnti ... fola YBL 309b35 ( MR 238y ). ¤mag : an fros- mhagh fionn `watered plain' Ir. M. 1927, 437 ( DDána 319 ). ¤nél rain-cloud (?) scattered clouds (?) : fraisnēlla ... na firmaminte, CCath. 4421 . Buile S. 22.6 . a bhfraisnéllaibh ... an aidheoir, Todd Lect. iv 84.9 . ¤sín showery or rainy weather: fulang fraissíne ` rain-storm ' Buile Ṡ. 90.25 .

(b) with adj. : ¤garb : a bhfochuasaibh f.¤ -gharbha na firmaimeint `shower-wild vaults' Todd Lect. iv 84.10 . ¤glúinech : frasghlúineach (epithet of hair) `abundantly curved' (see glúinech). Keat. Poems 66 . ¤gonta : feinnidh fraisghonta with many wounds (pierced by volleys ?) ML 134.27 ( ML² 1795 ). TSh. 6609 . ¤linntech : ba guinech ... fraislinntech ... a coimergi causing pool-forming showers (of blood) BB 420a17 .

(c) With verb, see s.v. -diubrucud, above.