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fodha

prep pron (fo + e) Under him or it, below him or it. 2 Under his command. Tha an latha a' brath leigeil fodha, the day is well nigh past, [* translates this as, this day is likely to rain;] tha a' ghrian a' dol fodha, the sun is setting. When two men are rowing, if the one in charge wants to stop the boat he says “leig fodha” “cùm fodha” or “dèan fodha” back water; if he wishes to stop quickly or even put the boat backwards, he says “dèan fodha gu math” or “fodha nas fheàrr”; chaidh e fodha, he sank, [emphatic fodha-san].

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