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fogamar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fogamar or dil.ie/22709

 

Forms: fogmar, foghamhar, faghamhar, foghmhar, faghm[h]ar, fogamhar, fogamur

n o, m. (deriv. of fo and gam `winter' Stokes, RC xxvii 89 ). later also fogmar. foghamhar faghamhar, IGT, Decl. § 36 . foghmhar faghm[h]ar, § 11

(a) the season of autumn: fogamhar (fogamur LB) .i. don mīs dēdenaig rohainmniged, Corm. Y 601 . foogomor, O'Mulc. 558 . co ndeagailter an bliadain ... a ceithri ráithi .i. earrach samhrad fomhur geimread, O'Gr. Cat. 318.9 . [féil] Semphorianus ó tinnsgnand an fómur [the Feast of] Symphorianus [ Gorm., Aug. 22 ] with which Autumn begins ib. O'Gr. Cat. 318.12 . samain a fómar in Autumn [the Feast of] All Hallows, ib. 15 . fogomur ... toirthech, ZCP xi 82 § 25 . eitne cnó ... hi fogomur (i.e. a pig's food) LU 8121 ( FB 9 ). isin fogomur, LL 118a8 = Ériu vii 2 § 1 . hi samradh ┐ i fogmur, Laws i 2.2 . isin mís medonaig ind fogomair, LU 2951 . i cétlathiu ḟogomuir, LL 123a33 . samalta ra cír mbethi ra dered fagamair, 266a46 ( MU² 586 , descr. of hair). hi tosach fodamair, ACL iii 225.18 . i fescur ḟagmair, Metr. Dinds. iii 460 . ar feadh earraigh no ḟoghmhuir, TD 9.16 . feil Maire hi fogomur indiu feast of the Assumption Rawl. 68b14 ( SR p. 123 ). (f)éil Muire an fomair, O'Gr. Cat. 318.30 . hi ffoghmhar na bliadhna so, AFM v 1632.1 . 1648.9 . i ndeireadh an foghmhair sin, 1634.1 . hi ttós in ḟoghmair, 1664.17 . isin ffoghmhar, 1680.15 . isin cceid mí dḟoghmar (= August) 1734 . 1822.17 . o mí mhedhoin foghmair, 1782w . ísin ffoghmhar ar ccind, 1822.15 .

(b) harvest, ingathering (late): d'ēis an ḟoghmhar do chruinniughadh, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 279 ). i bhfóghmhar an Tighearna = in Dominicam messem Keat. iii 246 . do-rinneadh an foghmhar facta est messis TSh. 6346 . go bplanduighidh tú fíneamhain, ┐ nár dheárnaidh tú foghmhar uirre = non vindemies eam 9708 . a láethaibh foghmhair na cruithneachta, Gen. xxx 14 .