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fem(m)ain, femman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fem(m)ain, femman or dil.ie/21591

Forms: femnach, femna, femnai

n f. (cf. W. gwymon, Br. goumon, Fr. goémon, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 87. 93 ; see also Thurneysen, KZ xlviii 67 , and O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 162 ff .) some kind of (edible ?) seaweed: ceso femmuin mbolgaig mbung, Corm. Bodl. s.v. prull ( femmain, Corm. Y 1059 ; femnach LB). g s. oc búain na femna ┐ in muirthoraid olchenai, ib. ( ḟemnaige LB ; femnai, Harl.). See femm, and femnach.

femnach

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n ā, f. (coll. fr. fem(m)ain) sea-weed, or edible water-weed: f.¤ no duilesc, Laws i 170.13 Comm. f.¤ bolgach, Thr. Ir. Gl. 37 (= femmuin mbolgaig, Corm. Bodl. s.v. prull ). sruth lās min-femnoig immach `that casts forth small weeds' ACL iii 306 § 3 . do muraig, do mór-ḟemnaig, Metr. Dinds. iii 192.28 . g s. oc buain ḟemnaige , Thr. Ir. Gl. 37 = na femnuige, Corm. Y 1059 (na femna, Bodl.). dorn feamnoidhe ZCP x 280.12 . See fem(m)ach, and fem(m)ain.