1 fúaimm, fúamm

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Forms: f., fuam, fúaim, fuaim

n n,n. later m. n s. f.¤ n-amra SR 3309 . fuam ṅgle 1359 . fúaim nglan LU 4319 . LL 150b4 . fuaim n-ech- raide 6899 . On derivation see Marstrander ZCP vii 364 .

(a) a sound, noise , in wide sense of inarticulate sounds whether natural or artificial, harmonious or discordant : Is é in f.¤ ┐ fothrom ... atchuala-som TBC 5072 . estecht re [a] f.¤ ┐ re [a] fothrom (viz. of the contending bulls) 6165 . nach[a] rōbda fuam in tslúaig LU 4678 . fúam bó mblecht, fúam cerdchae, fúam arathair, Triads 146 . la fúaim na spréde LU 6923 ( BDD 54 ). (caide guth trom ?) .i. fuaim tuinne fri carraig, Ériu xiii 36 (4).23 . co cloisind ... fúam na fairrge ZCP v 496 = Measgra D. p. 120 . fuaim eassa na sroth sin ... ba bindi na cach ceol IT iii 195 § 35 . fuaimm flescbuille the swish of a whip Ériu iii 14 § 8 . fúaim na .v. rann ... ac tuitim RC xxiv 382.16 = YBL 86a23 ; cf. la fuam ... thorainn ┐ luachait, Ériu ii 138.2 . fri fuaim gemrid, Ériu vii 4.1 . a n-uaim ┐ a fogor ┐ a macalla (of the clash of armies in battle), Cog. 180.13 (a ffuaim ┐ a n-esorccain v.l.). pl. tri fúammann móaigthe, Triads 146 . fogur ┐ fúamand ... na fial sin oc comríachtain LU 2068 ( FA 14 ). ro siac[h]t a mbresmaidm ┐ a fuamannai ... co fircleit[h]i sleibi O., CCath. 5628 . go cclos a ffuamanna ... i ccléithibh aeoir (of ordnance) FM vi 2028.8 . Flaithbertach fúamann `F. of the shoutings' Met. Dinds. iv 206 . teach na tri fumand, fuaim cloichi i mbrochan, etc. O'Don. 2398 ( Rawl. B 506, f. 50a ). Rarely of language : mise chanus an dán, | chuirios plán is fuaim na dhiaid, O'Gr. Cat. 618.25 (`that first give the "piano," then follow it up with a burst of "forte"' O'Gr.; that conceive the plan and then put it into words ?) uatha uirthi níor fríth linn fuaim nó focal do chomaoinn, Keat. Poems 8 .

Common in chevilles : ba fúam fír SR 6457 . fúam tricc 523 , 1359 . fuam cert 3311 . fúaim col-lí LU 3755 ( SC 34 ). fuaim can meirg LL 211a14 ( Met. Dinds. ii 22 ). Cath Fairgge, fedil in fúaim, Met. Dinds. iii 462 .

In sense a reproach, charge (cf. guth in same use) : f.¤ .i. tobeim, Lec. Gl. 494 . Met. Gl. Eg. 6 .

Compds. fuamchleas ` noise-feat ' (one of Cú Chulainn's feats) RC xxix 128.3 . ¤daith swift of word(?) : flaith fechair fuamdaith, Rawl. 116c39 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 16 ; `rühm- lich gewandt' Meyer.