fonnam

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Forms: fonnam

n (< fo-snám, acc. to Meyer ZCP x 351 ; cf. Misc. Hib. § 11 ) rapid movement to and fro; palpitation (?): fonnamh .i. fogluasacht, ut est i fonnam mo thuirc, O'Dav. 848 . i fondam mo thuirc .i. i fogluasacht mo chride, Corm. Y 1227 = im ḟoindaim mo thuirc, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 43 = ní fó indam dom mo thuircc .i. mo chridi im chliab co fil for crith ib. 44 ( LL 179a29 ). fonnam (one of the nine hazels of Segais?), Ériu xiii 26.27 .

(Cf. fo fondaim in ferainn, Laws v 470.2 Comm. (see 1 fondad).