fothugad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fothugad or dil.ie/24207

Forms: fothaide

n u,m. vn. of fothaigid.

(a) settling on a basis (fotha), establishing, founding (lit. and fig. ): re fothugud hirisse `before the founding of the Faith' Thes. i 495.12 ( Arm. 107b ). tri cella décc dfotughadh le R., Ériu v 105.19 . Ath Truim do fothúghadh la Patraicc FM i 130.7 . a urnaighthe d'fhothughadh ar carraig na humhlachta, Parrth. Anma 250.19 . fothughadh .i. cumhdach no tionnsgnamh; f.¤ eagailsi, O'Cl.

(b) supporting, upholding: cetri cláir ic f.¤ ┐ ic fulang ... na sanctaire LB 120b38 = YBL 67b25 . clar fothaigti BB 241b39 (= fothaidi YBL 67a21 . fothaide LB 120b34 ; cf. fothad). tuir fothaighte ┐ fulaing ... na nOirghiall (of Mág Uidhir) FM vi 2164 . fer tighe aoidhedh do chongmhail ┐ d'fothucchadh v 1466 . Maintaining, providing for (of food or other dues): éigim dochraite ... fothugud do ríg hErenn form thír ... co bráth RC xxv 26 § 8 ( LL 270b45 = fothugud do rig for mo chuit forbbae ┐ feraind do gres, Rawl 134a4 ). curub tualaing gach ae dib fothagud a coibne `to support its own company' Laws v 48.5 Comm. in ní is coir doib d'f.¤ isin lo to provide ii 378.12 Comm . (gl. fothud). Cf. fothugud fes preparation of feasts (a function of hospi- tality), Arch. iii 296 § 40 . f.¤ fial ... fīor-oīghed, Anecd. ii 53 . Fig.: ri fothugud feirggi ... na féinned keeping up LL 239a30 ( TTr. 1660 ). inneoin ḟothaighthi onra a teglaig for sustaining the honour of his household MR 108.17 ( YBL 300a37 , see indeoin). fáidi foillsigthi fis ┐ foirne fothaigthi ┐ fiadnaisi MR 240.19 ( YBL 309b53 ). Sustaining (a combat), holding out: in fothughadh ... ┐ an fairisiumh doronsat muinter Poimp for a cinn, CCath. 5799 . Cf. is torc tren hi fothugud (of a warrior) LU 8893 ( FB 68 , ` support, main- tenance ' i.e. feeding ? Wind.). By extension holding up, checking: ic fostad ┐ ic fothughadh ḟoirne d'á n-ógbhadhaibh MR 316.29 ( YBL 313a41 ).

(c) in gramm. the positive degree: possit ... lasin Lait- neoir .i. fothugudh ... lasin filid, Auraic. 644 ; 657 .