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fothad

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Forms: fothuda

n u, m. vn. of fo-suidethar, Thurn. ZCP xiii 300 .

(a) the act of founding or establishing ; foundation, basis (?) : fothath .i. fothugud, unde dicitur : rofothath flaith for Raigni , Corm. Y 659 . Fothad Ratha Grainne (name of a structure at Tara), Dinds. 1 § 34 . némain .i. fothud (.i. is gilithir nemaind aní fothaigim) `a pearl in setting (?)' RC xxvi 24 § 87 . Cf. Fiachu fothath fechair forbdine, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18 § 3 ( Rawl. 124b7 ) ; `Auflösung' = ` dissolution (?)' K.Meyer.

(b) gramm. case-name given to a noun governed by the prop. `fo' : fo fiur a fothud ` fundative ' Auraic. 1524 .

(c) transf. support, sustenance, i.e. food, refreshment (see Stud. in E. Ir. Law p. 42 ff ). sasad fiach, f.¤ mbran, LU 6808 ( BDD 35 ). bíad glan ... braichlind muád ... feinne fothud, LU 8716 ( FB 53 ). g s. athgabail fothuda cairr `distress for the support of a champion' Laws i 226.32 . Cf. bo fodhadha cumaile (one of the `nemid athgabála'), H 3.18, 376a ( O'Curry 814 ) = bo fothuda cumaile, H 3.18 390a ( O'Curry 864 ), and see fo-suidethar.

1 rám

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m. (vn. of ráïd) the act of rowing : ocon rám (: snám) `a-rowing', Metr. Dinds. iv 98.83 ( LL 164b8 ). Generally fig., course, career :? fora rriad rochéim rám étruth (of a horse), FB 47 ( LU 8630 ); `in seinem gewaltigen eifernden Lauf', Thurn., Sagen aus dem alten Irland; = rain etruth, Eg., leg. rám-étruth? (? leg. ra mét riuth, ZCP xx 487 ). cóic rig déc . . . gabsat rám os Raigni rúad `grasped the helm', Metr. Dinds. iv 344.68 ( LL 201b34 ). re secht [m]bliadna reraig rām he stretched his course (i.e. reigned), Rawl. 85a40 (quoted Bruchst. i § 102 n. ). Briotán Maol, mac na flatha, | saor an sliocht-rámh tar sreatha `noble the stock-branch spreading from him', Keat. i 186.99 = saer in slicht ram dar sreathadh, BB 28b50 ; perh. a cheville. Plummer, MS. Notes, sees in this ex. a deriv. of Lat. rāmus `branch', but see 3 rám. .