fúamann

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Forms: fuamann

adj swift, prompt (?); vehement (?): fuamann .i. luath no dian, ut est ro faebar f.¤ ... .i. fo amainnsi .i. fuasma fo thuinn a aighthi conid foderc, O'Dav. 840 = O'Curry 2816 ( Eg. 88, 85b ). The passage is in Bretha Nemed: cidh cnedhacha coindse cucht conach roich arus [ = a rús ?] richt ro faoura fuamand fo tuind tethnadar, ro duisccedh fuil for a gruaidh gnuis. conid foderc, O'D. 2205 ( Nero A 7, 142a ). Cf. Flaithbertach f.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 206 , and Faolán fuamann , AFM ii 644 (= g p. of fúaim ?).