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1 fonn

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Forms: fond, fonna, fonnaib, fonn

n o, m. Treated as neut.: ba fond n-orddnide, LL 28b3 (= dind, Metr. Dinds. i 28.13 ). a p. fonna, LL 299a23 , ZCP xi 83 § 27 . Acc. to Stokes, ACL i 304 , a loan-word <Lat. fundus; Pedersen, Asp. i Irsk, p. 199 , takes fonnaib Ml. 78b9 as = bonnaib, and perhaps fonn is a later or variant form of 1 bonn.

(a) sole (of the foot): huam fonnaib (gl. plantis) Ml. 78b9 . (see supra). ind lám ... ┐ in tṡliasait ... ro gabtha o chund co fond from end to end LL 120a23 ( RC iii 177 ). óm ḟult gom dá f.¤ , ZCP vi 257 . isi a teist isin ló, traig fri traig, sal fri sal, f.¤ fri f.¤ , O'Curry 2428 (< Eg. 88, 33bb ). Cf. [f]onn .i. druim no bonn ... f.¤ fri f.¤ .i. do bonn i n-inadh buinn ind fir it dhegaid, O'Dav. 816 . noclistis fuiri iarom, napdar duba na glassa a fond `soles' RC xi 444 . for slig frisndringtíss, conclistíss for a rind, na ferad for a fonnib ib. (Fig.) corpdire ball o ara co fond .i. ó urradh co murcurtha, ZCP xviii 363 § 23 ( Irish Texts iv 26.2 ).

(b) base, bottom, foundation: fond .i. a fundo .i. o fudomain, O'Mulc. 572 . f.¤ .i. bunad, H 3.18, 541b . co ngluaisfi f.¤ fudomna | domuin dein, SR 8297 , cf. talam ... dian f.¤ fothacht fotlethet, 32 . lebend ┐ fond iníchtarach na cathrach di glain gil, LU 2038 ( FA 11 ). rogab fond [ = fotha, Dinds. 79 ] fo thalmain `it found bottom' Metr. Dinds. iii 456 . tucus licc ... co failgib findruine f.¤ `the bottom set with rings of pale metal' 124 . ó rogab f.¤ flatha fáe `the kingly seat' 210 (possibly in sense c). claide fidbad co fonnaib `digging up of woods with their stumps' 332 . [in fót :] imsóadh a f.¤ ind arda ┐ a fēr fri grian, Dinds. 100 (= BB 404a38 . The corresp. text Metr. Dinds. iv 166 has foescal, see 1 fáescal. (Fig.) f.¤ Senchusa Moir cetamus la Sen mac A., a imtormach la F. ┐ D. foundation Laws i 24.34 . seachnadh sé f.¤ na coire `let him avoid the depth of guilt' (2 fonn ?) BNnÉ 263.19 . Oengus oll | f.¤ fri nath a theme (lit. basis) for song IT iii 37 § 22 ( Bruchst. i § 8 ); cf. Aed ... f.¤ fri fuilted féle, Thes. ii 295.2 . co fo-llō fonna fod-longat the foundations which support him ZCP xi 83 § 27 . Cf. fo ondaib .i. chisaib ín charpaid, O'Curry 1043 (cf. Laws v 470.2 and see 1 fondad, and 1 fonnad). Often of a person, foundation, prop, support: a Flaind ... at fond flatha fine, LL 37b40 = Auraic. 5173 , Bruchst. i § 19 . fond na fagla (of Cairpre Ríata) LL 38b47 . Da thí ... in fond forais, MS. Mat. 490 ( LL 45b32 , where facs. has fond foraid) = Rawl. 86a1 ( fonn ). uaithneadha iorghaile ┐ fuinn díbhfeirge, Todd Lect. iv 86.5 . clann Colla ... na cóic fonna féig consider (?) the five chiefs KMMisc. 268.3 .

(c) soil, ground (= Germ. Boden) and by extension piece of land, territory: fond orbeman `land of heirs' (fig. expression for tares, gl. inervo, Ecl. iii 100 ) Philarg. 109 ( Thes. ii 48 ; cf. 363 ). ba fond n-orddnide n-imglicc (of Temair) LL 28b3 (= dind, Metr. Dinds. i 28 ) dar cach ferand, dar cach fond, TBC-LL¹ 3204 . doratt fond ┐ grían doib hi toīb Aurchuind, ZCP viii 308.29 . nenaid ┐ tromm 'malle | conid é f.¤ a dúine, ACL iii 304 § 8 . tir forlethan ... f.¤ cáin le gin puinn toirthe, Marco P. 11 . san bhfonn ndúthchasa (= natale solum) TSh. 6020 . Dia do betha, a Brenainn ... buide lemm t'iadhad 'mun ḟonn (= terra firma, contrasted with the ocean) Lism. L. 3812 . a choemu Cláir Cuind cóemfind | fuind fer Fáil, LL 5b1 . Transf. of sea: fri fairge f.¤ ` expanse ' Fianaig. 36.8 . Land, territory: ca fuinn ḟérmura geltfuit ar n-almha?, CCath. 603 . gér bhó fásach na fuinn sin AFM v 1784 . Darcellus ba flaith na fond, LL 131a8 = Trip. 534.1 . rí na naoi bhfonn (n.l.), Ériu i 104.1 . i bhfonn na cille, Hackett xlii 93 . Often folld. by gen. of npr.: f.¤ Fáil (Ireland) LL 22a23 . Ó rogabsat Túatha Dé | for fund Fótla, Metr. Dinds. iii 230 . TD 6.11 , re hollamhnaibh ḟuinn Éibhir, TD 8.24 . fonn Finn Féilim, i p. lviii . a fecht ┐ a slōged la firu Hérenn, ar is [s]lōged la fonnaib dogrés; a cáin ┐ a cobach la firu hAlban, RC xx 132 (= LU 376 ) hosting belongs to territories, cf. sluaiged la fonduib ... cablach ar muir, RC xx p. 426 (= Keat. iii 1286 ; la fondadh, BCC § 344 , cf. 1 fonnad).

Freq. in compds, esp. in sense (c) above.

(a) with adj.: du chirt Fotla fonnairddi of the high-lands (?) LL 149b47 = YBL 173a (= Banba barrairdi, Laud 615, 16 ). Cormac ... ba fotha fondbalc flatha firmly founded LL 28b49 ( Metr. Dinds. i 36 ). fer fond-balc ` firm-set ' Metr. Dinds. iii 154 . fót fondbras broad-bottomed LU 8661 ( FB 49 ). ¤chosach: a [eo]c[h]arimlib Sleibi Fuait -chosaigh broad-based (?) Acall. 7127 . ¤glan: ós chind .. na firthiprat -glaini ` clear-bottomed ' MR 232.22 . rigi Fodla fond-gloine of pure soil Fen. 352 . ¤glas: fochon -ghlas green-bladed Lism. L. 4583 . ic mallascnam in maigi -glais (i.e. grassy), CCath. 4994 . ¤lúath: fiach -luath swift-footed (?): swift over lands (?) SR 2550 . nuíde: tre thalmhain bfonnaoidhe fresh-soiled ZCP xii 384.15 = Dán Dé p. 29 . ¤réid: damha Fódla foinnréidhe smooth-soiled Ériu v 56 . ¤scothach: a himlibh sleibhe F. fondscothaigh, Acall. 8 ; 6592 ( ¤scathaig). ¤taitnemach: oilen fērglas -taitnemach, RC xxvi 136 .

(b) seldom with nouns: ¤brat: tír ... na bhfonnbhrat bhfionn `vestures of soil' TD 32.66 . ¤cheltar: ¤cheltra ... in talman ` carpets ' MR 240.6 . ¤fer man of the soil (?): inad sloig na foindḟear fras, Metr. Dinds. iii 424 `men of the soil, Territorials ' 555z ). ¤grian: dochuadar i fudhomain ┐ i -grian in talman, RC xliii 98 § 102 . ¤mag: rí an ḟonnmhuighe Ultaigh the Ultonian plain TD 2.2 .

2 fonn

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n o, m. desire, fondness, pleasure (in something). Acc. to Stokes ( ACL iii 195 ) and Skeat the origin of Engl. fun (this etym. is not, apparently, accepted by the editors of NED). The word seems confined to comparatively late Mid. Ir. and Mod. Ir. texts, unless it is represented in the follg. ex.: Aed f.¤ fri fuilted féle `joyous at increase of hospitality' Thes. ii 295 (but see 1 fonn ). ropo dia f.¤ hi forcital legis Colum Cille, ACC 27 Comm. (`such was his delight in teaching' RC xxi 134 ). is beg f.¤ imorro imthus ar n-ech the fate of our horses is of little importance (?) RC xii 6.17 , cf. fer dara f.¤ fiadach | tonn fledartach laemrach `a man that loves the chase' active, a generous feastgiver' SG 241.21 [? to whom the ... wave is a hunting field;]. an dream ba mó f.¤ don mhaitheas phuiblidhe do mhéadughadh `who were most zealous for the aggrandisement of the public weal' Keat. iii 118 . f.¤ Eabhraidheach d'ḟiadhail Éigipt, Hackett xlii 81 . ró a bhfuinn i bhfonn na cille their excessive desire for church-lands, ib. 93 . lán ... d'fh.¤ anorduighthe ris an nglóir ... d'fhaigsin, TSh. 2048 . go raibh f.¤ mór ort a ndíaigh tighe h'athar, Gen. xxxi 30 . dhf.¤ na firinne for the sake of truth Luc. Fid. 98.13 . d'ḟ.¤ críoch do chur id tháille, Content. xviii 58 . Cf. do réir dheaghḟuinn a thoile, Ephes. i 5 (= good pleasure AV). do bhadar ceithri fuinn agam re fada ... an ceud fonn ... a ttainig do naomh-leigheann go hÉirinn do leigeadh damh, Rule of Tallaght § 81 (= cethtri cridiscel, Mon. Tall. § 25 ).

3 fonn

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n o, m. melody, song (perhaps a later development of 2 fonn ): nocha ndiongnaim dúan na f.¤ , Atlantis iv 226.8 . d'aos ḟuinn minstrels TD 11.15 ; 20.60 . Cf. uaithne iuil ḟrithir gach fuinn (of a harper), Keat. Poems 267 .