Words and Proper Names

fuine

1284.
Lindeman (Fredrik Otto): Varia: III. On the origin of OIr. *fo-noí ‘cooks’.
In Ériu 49 (1998), pp. 171–174.
Derives from *wo + nās-ı̄ (with Germanic congnates) which shifts semantically from ‘light a fire, make burn, heat’ to ‘cook, bake, boil’; also on the derivation of vn fuine from *wo-nes-o-.