foma

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adj is f.¤ dom it is open to me, I am competent (?): cip dune lasa mba [sic leg.] usu taurguille n-airiu ... is f.¤ do cach recht oca mbet (.i. is fo a mhaith no is foemhta du gach ric[h]t duine ... no is rogo), Laws iv 176.7 (18) ( SM Facs. 12b where mu is erased after foma); quoted O'Dav. 985 : f.¤ i. coimgech, ut est cip duine lasa n-asu tairgille n-airriu ... is fomu do cach recht lasa mbiat .i. is cuimgech, etc. no is cuimcech do cach richt duine oca mbit beich. Perh. fo ma or fo mu (a construction like fo chen). Cf. MA Contribb. or fo mudh (mod).