1 foth

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Forms: fotha, fuith, futhu

n o, n., m. n p. fotha, fuith (cf. fudha, v.l. fugha, IGT, Decl. § 180 ?), Thurn. held : atait secht fod la Feine, Laws v 264 , to be a misreading of ... secht fodla la F., but the comm. gl. a secht no fothaigedh' suggests foth.

A word of doubtful meaning, freq. in legal tracts; expld. by O'Don. ` claim, right, title, property'; `title, claim', Plummer ; by Thurneysen ZCP xiii 301 - 303 as that which can represent or be substituted for something else owing to similarity of nature or behaviour ; he assigns to it the a p. futhu in Cambr. 37b (see futhu and cf. O'Bruadair cited s.v. foich). a thing which someone else has a claim on, which has been promised to someone else, or is forfeit to someone else ( Ériu lvi 78n ); token, sign (?). The word is glossed by O'Dav. as follows (a) f.¤ .i. dliged nó gnimrad ut est ataat .iiii. anmann dona macaib so ... bid a f.¤ maicne dobertais anmann doib .i. ... o gnimrad nó o dligid maicne, O'Dav. 908 . (b) f.¤ no fod .i. amail, ut est ... for finntedha foth ... ; Ocus ... : fodh macaib sceo i ngenaibh, 878 . (c) f.¤ .i. demin, ut est ar ní aidbriudh for f.¤ forlengar for dilsi, 941 = for fot forlengar, Ériu xiii 54 ( H 3.18 p. 61a , faint dot over -t). Cf. follg. exx. mas indraic ┐ esinnraic dorala iman sēt cidh í in inraic aidhbres cidh aice aidhbrethar ... is cedfaidh gach uair do bheith foth ninais no foth creca co remdilsi ag in innraic, coma hi in esinnraic do dena imdenam, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). mas da innraic no da esinnraic dorala um an sēt is lais in tí oga tarrus é a imdenam cidh bé foth bus ail les d'imairt air, O'Curry 2151 ( Eg. 88, 3ba ). masa cend co memur, no eclaisdacda co tuata, no innraic co hesinnraic is leosidhe imdenam in gach foth da dtig eliugh uile ┐ i fotha comarda ┐ leitharda ... acht cenmotha da fotha .i. foth creca, go remdilsi, no fo n-inais con esinnraic ┐ fo creca nama og an innraic, is a dhenam don esinnraic conadh foth creca go remdilsi, no gonadh foth ninais di é, ┐ a dhenam don innraic conadh foth creca cin remdilsi di é ..., O'Curry 2152 (= O'D. 1641 - 2 ). duine ... roba lis imdénam a seoit do rer in fuid ro imir air, O'D. 1641 ( H 5.15, 19a ). masa ... cend co memur is leoside imdénam in cach foth a mbia éliugud dóib, ┐ in cach foth uili cid iat aidbres cid aca aidbrither cen mothat da foth foth creca co remdilsi no foth ninais oc in esinraic ┐ fo creca namā con indraic ..., O'D. 1641 - 2 ( H 5.15, 19a = O'Curry 2151 - 2 ). is iat na fuith ( fotha, O'Curry 2152 ) comarda .i. foth n inais aca mar aen, no foth creca co remdilsi ; is iat na fuith (fotha O'C.) lethárda foth n inais con dara de ┐ foth comarda [leg. creca, as in O'Curry 2150 ] co rémdilsi no cen remdilsi con tí eili, no foth creca co rémdilsi no foth creca namá con tí eili ib. O'D. 1642 . set aidbreda aithfégthar sund iter da feichemain a n-urlaim coitchind, ┐ nechtar de don dá fechemain ro fuaitgestar ón urlaim cen airech ón, ┐ is don fir ḟuil aca n-aidbriud rainic a imdénam do rer a fuid, ┐ nocha do féin is aichnid é, acht da bligne no dá buachaill, O'D. 1651 ( H 5.15, 21a ). duine lasi mbia fod (mas indraic ┐ esindraic dorala umun sét. cid im indraic aidbres cid aca aidbrither, is le imdénum cipé foth is áil di de. Más da indraic no da esindraic dorala umun sét, is leis in tí ca tarrus cipé foth bus áil de), O'D. 1653 - 4 ( H 5.15, 22a ). gach innraic aidhbris a set ag eisinnraic, ┐ is foth n-inais [foth n-ínfais, 23 Q 6, 42 ] imrid a ndís, is lais in innraic imdhenamh go fior testa ina diagh, ach muna tairge an antest oga n-aidhbrither fíor Dé, ┐ dia tairge ní bfuil fíor is taire nas in fior tairge (.i. d'imdenam), O'Curry 2288 ( Eg. 88, 21ab ) = 23 Q 6, 4a ( O'Curry 1601 ). atait tri fotha la Feine doberat tuinidhe ┐ dilsi do neoch, .f. n-inais ┐ .f. n-imna ┐ .f. reimdilsi .i. aní fothaighter do dilsi roime riam, H 3.18, p. 208b = O'Curry 2287 ( Eg. 88, 21ba ). See also s.v. inás. ? atait secht fod la Feine nadcon toibget athgabail `seven rights' Laws v 264.11 (see fod). elguin ┐ toiscid, anfis ┐ eitge, acht in eitge iffod fodhal son rop toiscidh roba elguin, i 262 ; expld. by Thurn. loc. cit. `except the eitge which represents, i.e. comprises, the divisions' (i.e. the classes of `eitge,' see Laws iii 88 ).

Cf. na Dessi Muman mor cath ... | Oengus Eogan acher bruth | Rus in Fothad cona foth (: cloth), Rawl. 84a33 .