fognam

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fognam or dil.ie/22777

Forms: fognamo, fognama, fognama, foghnamh, oghnamh, -namha, -naimh, -anta, f., foghnamha, fógnuma

n u, m. (vn. of fo-gní). g s. fognamo, Wb. 3d14 . in fognama , 22b21 . fognama, 3c11 . Ml. 84c12 . foghnamh oghnamh (g s. n p. -namha, -naimh, -anta) IGT. Decl. § 47 . As vn. ib. Verbs § 44 .

(a) serving, rendering service , absol. or with DO of pers. is hae inso in f.¤ don choimdid (gl. orationi instate) Wb. 27c18 . f.¤ do idlaib, 19d11 . lóg ... á fognama hirobatar pay for the (lit. their) servitude in which they had been Ml. 84c12 . ar léciud ... asind f.¤ hi robammar servitude Ml. 105b16 . luid F. ... ┐ beir (leg. birt?) a cumal lais i f.¤ , Laws i 70.24 . bai ... do dhichracht in fhoghnuma i mbai P. co toimniuth cech ae ... cumad do a oenar foighneth, Lism. L. 143 . cach faesom co fognom, ACL iii 227.54 . ni fil acht aeneclas ... ag fognum (nó adhradh) do Dhia, Marco P. 141 . ag foghnamh don Dúileamh, TSh. 460 . ní roibh acht aenberla ag foghnum do chach the one language was used by all BB 17b28 . co nderna logh secht cumhall do foghnumh till he perform service of the value of seven cumals Laws iv 250.6 Comm. With gen.: sē la d'fógnam na collai, in t-én lá don ... animm, PH 7369 . o ḟognam in forbaind rechtaide ... o ḟógnum hídal, 4566 . im na hocht mballa bis ac f.¤ in muilind `which are necessary to the mill' (viz water, millrace, shaft, etc.) Laws i 140.13 Comm. Of feudal service: asbert S. ... nach beth fo chis, na fa ḟoghnam do righ talmhan, Lism. L. 2115 . boí F. oc dīlgend na n-aithech ┐ aca cur hi cís ┐ a foghnam dermar, ZCP xi 65 § 16 . ma beith fognum diib do ḟlaithib co nómad naó, Críth G. 326 ( Laws iv 320 ). dianom soertha don fhognamh ica tu don righ were I delivered from my bondage to the King Lism. L. 1539 . do-bertar ratha ... im bithḟoghnom dóibh dia réir féin, ZCP xi 64 § 13 (= um beith fodhnamach doib etc. RC xx 339 ). conattig forru Cairpre ... f.¤ Temrach to do service to T. (the S. due to T.?) Metr. Dinds. iii 440y (= oghnamh, BB 30b1 . daerfoghnomh, Dinds. 78 ). in cutruma sin do ḟerond occaib cen tech cen trebad fair ┐ cen f.¤ tellaich Temrach, Ériu iv 124 . With subj. gen.: tri f.¤ inna mball ... doib Wb. 12b3 . la Colmán ó sin alle f.¤ an bale sin ar is fáss ó comarbaib féin hí mina tarttatt a rér do Cholmán, BColm. 78.14 . foghnam fuidhri no daorceile uathaibh re re na foglama `the service of a f. or a d. is due from them during the term of the learning' (of apprentices) Laws iv 236.20 . m'fhoghnamh nach cóir do chomaoidhimh `that I must not boast of my merit' PBocht 6 § 17 . do-gní f.¤ do serves: dogenat f.¤ dam, MacCarthy 44.23 = fomgnífet, SR 852 . lé foghnamh do dhéanamh do Dhia, TSh. 1130 . gen. as attrib.: fer foghnamha , Ériu xiii 16.12 . luag fir fognuma an attendant Laws i 110.9 . mad fer fognama (.i. mad he in fer do ne in foghnum im bith for bantincar), Laws ii 390z (392.6) = Stud. in E. Ir. Law 57 . is uaidib ... roḟas daerchis fodnoma for saerchlandaib hEreand, Lec. Facs. 185vb9 = BB 255a29 (fognuma). capul fognuma ┐ ech immrimme, Laws iv 308.22 ( Críth G. 158 ). (cf. capul itir foghnum ┐ imrim, Laws iv 304.12 , Críth G. 91 ). fine fognama (.i. daorceile ┐ saorcheile), Laws v 318.2 . la himed...lochta ind fognuma labourers TTr.² 600 . etaig fognama ... domelar cach dia `working dress' (dress of use, everyday clothes) Laws v 398.1 . don mainistir ... cona fearonnaibh foghnamha `glebe-lands' AFM vi 2148.15 . pl. at cotarsnai na fógnuma do dís (i.e. no man can serve two masters) PH 711 . ni hiat a fognumha bis forro functions (of Ogham letters) BB 301a27 .

(b) later often use, utility, profit (with AR of thing. Cf. feidm): ni bí fognum er ni da ṅdentar cen fúndamit fái PH 7816 . nach fuil fodnum agud orm that I am of no use to thee ZCP vi 55.20 . ni fhuil foghnamh orm at egmais = sine te nihil sum ... nihil possum Instructio 226.20 . ní bhia fóghnamh ar an absolóid absolution will be of no avail Mac Aingil 376 . an mbī foghnamh ar an bposadh? is the marriage valid? Luc. Fid. 140.14 . do cuiredh a ndergár innus nach roibhe foghnam orra o shin alé, L. Chl. S. § 13 . co mbetha gan foghnamh ort no ar beacan foghanta = pro nihilo aut minimo reputari Instructio 224.14 . (cf. mod. ar foghnamh of use, in health, thriving ).