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fodrúb n o,m. (? later f.) delay, lingering, staying (in a place):
a p. cen fodrúbu (gl. sine deflexionum moris) Ml 22a6 . tiagat
85... cen fodruib, cen tairisium LB 261b84 . fodruba .i.
tairisim fota, Eg. 1782 f. 8a2 (quoted RC xx 409 n.1 ).
Prob. also in follg. exx.: dul dodruib [leg. d'ḟodruib ?]
mete maith `going to an abode of exceeding goodness' ACC
130 . robui ... brón hi cathair Chuind don fodrúib robui
for Colum cille dia ndechaid innunn ` drooping ?' (long
5stay
?) ib. Comm . RC xx 408 . Cf. drúb.

*fo-drúba v delays, lingers: 3 s. perf. a forrudrúb (gl. immora-
tus) Ml 49b10 .

fodub adj o-ā somewhat black: rendering Lat. subniger: bi
ar tus ar dath in Inaidhi ┐ aindsein fodubh ┐ na diaigh co
10dub, Ros. Angl. 306z .

fo-duidchestar v pass. subj. pres. (from *fo-do-di-com-fed- ?)
fu[n]duidchestar (sic leg., Strachan, ZCP iv 68 ) (gl. subduci)
Ml 36b10 . See fothudchestu.

foduine n io,m. a person of inferior position, of unimportance
15(not necessarily a plebeian): amhail shloigeas an móir-iasg
... an min-iasg, ... an móirpheacthach bhíos cumhachtach
... sloigthear leis an fo-dhuine fíréanda, TSh. 9510 . duine
uasal ... i gcruth ḟodhuine, Keat. iii 5624 . maidm ... inar
marbad moran do glaslaith ┐ fodainib, Ann. Conn. 1285 § 4
20(= ḟoghdhaoinibh ALC). saorclanna ┐ fodaoine FM i 244.15 .
le fodhaoinibh uaisle `petty gentlemen' vi 2178.2 . féadtar
na daoine móra ┐ na fo-dhaoine do choimmeas risan
seabhac ┐ ris an gcirc, TSh. 919 . ar uaislibh ┐ ar fhodh-
aoinibh ┐ ar íslibh `the highest and the middling and the
25lowest
' ML 84.10 .
In the follg. ex. fo probably means ` odd, occasional ,'
(see fo V (b)): is tearc obair nach foghaibh fódhuine éigin
locht uirre `some petty vulgarian or other' O'Gr. Cat.
572.20 .

30 foduirn ? adj epithet of a chariot: carpat feig f. ¤ LL 189a1 .
carpait ḟ. ¤ findruini, TFerbe 17 . (Windisch suggests a
metathesis of fo-druin < dron `strong, firm' IT iii 530 ).

foédál n (cf. étáil) a minor (or occasional ?) source of gain or
revenue (?): o domroacht mu chāin bliadna ni ḟuil agam f. ¤
35gu ceand mbliadhna RC xliii 12 § 6 . g s. ag iaraidh ḟoaedala
ib. § 7 . a p. fuarus-sa duit foedala ... foicela fein co ndligi
edal ass (sic leg.) 14 § 7 .

foégem n (éigem) complaining, raising an alarm: as legal term
warning; protesting, objecting: is slan don fir frisnā dālann
40co foeigem—┐ indles iar foeighem `the man with whom
she has made no assignation is safe till she screams, but it
is illegal after screaming
' (of a woman assaulted) Laws
v 274.17 Comm. foegium cin innarba arsaig aithgin (.i.
... tarrustar aithgin o fir foeghme do gres) ii 300.21 ( ZCP
45 xiv 378 ). SMFacs. 34b . cach fuasnud iarmotha sin (.i.
iarmota foeghium im churu) Laws ii 292.20 = fuasnad .i. fuaidri no
foeghemh, O'Dav. 951 . ma 's bo flaith foeigium for fiadnu
`if the chief gives warning before witnesses' Laws ii 306.19
( ZCP xiv 381 , where Thurneysen reads foeigim gen., but
50 cf. foeigme in Comm. above, and see éigem).

fo-égi v ī raises an outcry or alarm: fear imme airi fri loing-
sechu ... nisnuargabai ni foege impu, O'C. 808 ( H 3.18,
p. 373 - 374 ). pass. pret. impers. foheged immum. tánic
cách LL 113a40 ( Sc.M 13 ). Legal term, objects to, protests
55 against, disallows: atdaim nā foeige a man accepts what
he does not disallow
Laws iii 8.25 . n[i] imfuich [mac gor]
cach sochur. foeige cen [leg. ce ?] ni ro taithim he protests
but cannot dissolve
(?) 56.21 . In: manai indarbann acht
foeghium if he does not expel but only warn Laws ii 306.20
60( SM Facs. 35a ), Thurneysen would read fo-egi, ZCP xiv
381 .

fo-eim, -foím, -fóem; later as simple verb, fóemaid, fáemaid.
Ind. pres. 1 s. foemaim LU 8488 . ni fuimiu ZCP viii 314.21 .
3 s. conda foím , Ériu iv 163 § 27 . faemhuidh, -faemhann,
65 Lism.L. 2923 - 4 . 3 pl. fáemit LU 9036 . (With suff.) foem-
taitt Arch. iii 303 § 12 . pres. subj. 3 s. ron faema SR 8223
na rofaomae , Mon. Tall § 54 . past subj. 3 s. rofaemadh
ZCP v 502.22 . acht con ḟaemadh ZCP xiii 174y . pret.
and perf. 2 s. foremais TBC 4012 (forfáomhais St) 3 s.
70 ni foet RC xxv 346 § 2 (cf. ni foet ACC 96 ). nad ḟoet TBC²
1336 = fáet LU 5807 (ni forroet , Corm. Y 698 belongs to
ar-foím. cf. also ní for-étt , Ériu xiii 26.30 ). gur fhaomh ,
PBocht 5 § 27 . nír faemastar TBC 2186 . ro faemastair
BNnÉ 322 § 29 . nír aemasdar YBL 394b18 . 3 pl. ni foe-
75tatar , Anecd. iii 63.10 . nar ḟaemsat LL 141bz . Middle Ir.
fut. stem fáemóbh-: fóemhōghaidh ZCP xiii 174z But:
ní ḟaemabh , IGT, Verbs ex. 583 . See ib. § 67 , where the
short vowel is queried, and in some copies condemned. Vn.
fáemad, fáemachtain q.v.
80In general sense accepts, cf. ar-foím. (a) accepts, receives
(person or thing; DI or ó from), often with notion of approv-
ing, countenancing: ni rofoemus sai ... mnai ZCP iii 237.8
= nír forfáemusa LU 10323 . úair nad fáet úad a targid
since he did not accept from him what he had offered him
85 LU 5807 . ro thairgedar do Ercuil a righi ┐ nir fhaem-sam
sin, St. Ercuil 490 . fu[a]cair ... do chlannaib S. ... na
roḟaema duine dib | ingena ... Caín command the children
of S. not to take unto them the ... daughters of C.
Rawl.
76a22 (= LL 141b27 ). ochtor do sil Seth ... naroemsat
Chain ib. Rawl. 76a 26 (= nar ḟaemsat LL). ní roḟaem nech ... in
5n-ardríg, Met. Dinds. iii 342.63 . ar na roḟoem in gilla hi
bus hi as the youth (Joseph) did not consent to join her LB
115b1 . tri bliadna deg ... rofaemadh Niall was accepted
(as king) BB 50b20 ( MacCarthy 422 ). duīne ... conscelaig-
etar do briathraib esbaib ... ni rofaemtha cucut thou shalt
10not admit to thy company
ZCP iii 29.12 . ni ḟaomha luighech
laimthech, Ériu xiii 20.12 . do aomh sé Muire mar mhnaoi,
Dán Dé ii 13 . a anim ararb urusa aslach cech uilc, ┐ ná
ro ḟóem in maith itir PH 8116 . cén mótá uathadh na ro
ḟaomh baitsiodh nā creideamh uadh FM i 130 . faemais R.
15inni sin donti náemh F. accepted that (blessing) from F.
BNnÉ 321 § 24 . in gáir tucsumar nir ḟaem heeded not MR
40.6 . hit ēsin a n-anmann | dia faemtatar togarmand from
which they received their appellations
ZCP xii 246 § 20
(corresponding to: conid uaidib ar-femat anmanna 245.2 ).
20(b) agrees to (a proposal), consents (to do something),
with neg. refuses: eircid, for C., cussin fer ... Foemaimsea
sin tra, for Cú Ch. LU 8488 ( FB 34 ). ba si comairli Ulad
forro ... fáemitsium dano ani hisin LU 9036 ( FB 78 ). ba dirsan
duit nách athesc ... Fergusa foremais TBC 4012 . ca tindscra
25chuinghi ... ? Mo beith ... ac in ḟir. In fáeme-si siut ?
ar P. Fáemaim ... cach ní adera-su rium do dénum, Acall.
6680 . faomaid umaloitt do denum, BColm. 56.10 . nír
faemsad na cleirigh anmain KMMiscell. 319.4 . nír aemh
codlud lea máthair, Lism. L. 258 . admháil Iosa ... níor
30aomh aon-asbal eile no other apostle confessed Jesus Dán
Dé xx 14 . ro faemabair mo mharbad, Ériu iii 160.8 . rofóemad
leo a bás ... menisoerad mo Rígmac they had agreed to slay
him
SR 3133 . faemais F. ... a breth dosan mar dubairt
`agreed that he should receive his award' Ériu iv 226 § 50 .
35 eirgedh ... cu F., dia fhis in bhfaemhann an cis-sin ...
Faemhuidh F. in cís-sin ┐ geallaid a thabairt uadh, Lism.
L. 2923 . rogabh A. ... do comrag la F. acht conḟaemadh
F. provided F. would consent ZCP xiii 174y . do aomhadar
cáin do dhíol uatha, Keat. ii 3954 . nír faemastar Fer b.
40[cen] in comrac do denam F. would not consent to relinquish
the fight
TBC 2186 = nir ḟoem F. cen in comrac, etc. St. nir
fhaem orumsa ... dul isin glenn would not go in to the glen
for me
Comp. Con. 86.12 . gach itchi nár ḟaomhus ort which
I did not grant for thy sake
ZCP x 348 § 13 .
45With ellipse of vn. obj.: muna faoma am imdaigh if
thou wilt not come to my couch
ZCP i 134y . ro innsidar nar
faem Bibus leo that B. had refused to come with them vi
278.32 .
Passing into sense undertakes, attempts (to do some-
50thing): is snámh a n-aghaidh srotha sin ... ┐ ní
ḟaomhaim-si é, Todd Lect. iv 90.26 (perhaps = I do not
accept the task
). faemait ... teiced ceilgi rompo take to
feigned flight
CCath. 3101 . ro faemustar in t-athleim `made
a second leap
' MR 234 4 . cradh Cind Faelad ... do faemadh
55la Findachta BB 50a46 ( MacCarthy 416 ). (ellipt.) ó ró
thuit C , ... ┐ ro ḟaomhsad Laighnibh as a láithrib catha
`betook themselves from their positions of battle' (= gave
way
?) Todd Lect. iv 104 § 45 .
(c) accepts (ill-treatment, etc.), submits to, allows: is
60tūscu ro ḟaemomais-ne sin inás do ticfámais tar in mbreithir
doratsum, CCath. 1682 (foidenmis; no fodemmais v.l.).
gur fhaomh a ghabháil `deigned to be made prisoner' PBocht
5 § 27 . mina faemair do gabail unless you consent to be cap-
tured
ZCP vi 36.12 . do aomhsad a léirscrios tar sáile amach,
65 Hackett xv 37 .
(d) yields, concedes, grants, allows (with DO of pers.):
dona fíb nochretitis ... ┐ no fáemtaís a n-anmchardine dó
LU 2262 ( FA 32 ). faomhuis ... don mnaoi ... | Ráith
Ráithleann do bheith da ghairm | ...mar ainm ar an múr
70[sic leg.], Ériu i 99.5 . foemuis Magnus doibh oirisium for
dliged a sen, Marco P. 25 . inní nár faematar a athair
nā ṡenathair do fémad dó to yield to him what ... never
yielded
Cog. 142.19 . ro fhaomhsat Tuath De D. an righe
do Breas, Leb. Gab. i 164.13 . neamh dá humhla go n-aomh-
75thaoi may heaven be granted to her meekness (used to be ?)
O'Bruad. ii 122 z.
Cf. Cenel nA. ni theiged hi Caisiul co núe, ar ni foetatar
ni assa cuit i mBruig Rig ...; is N. namma di maccaib C.
dobert mbruig Rig do Chaissiul. ni foetatar a maic olchena,
80 Anecd. iii 63.10 .