2 rann, rand

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 rann, rand or dil.ie/34805

Forms: rand, roind, rund, rond, roinn

n o,m. In Mid.Ir. a > u often in d s. and a p. rand (dúaine) m., g s. roind, d s. rund, rond, IGT Dec. § 74 .

A quatrain or stave of four lines in poetry; oft. of extempore or amoebean verse. rand can smuainedh extempore verse , Laws i 42 y . sé sillaeba in cach cethrumthain ┐ .xii. isin lethrand; .xxiiii. immorro isin rand chomlan, Fél. 4.28 = isin runn, Fél.² xi 12 . conid desin ro gab-si in rand, LU 4431 . emnad óen-focuil i n-oen-iniud isind runn, 411 , cf. RC xx 144.26 . rann láir gacha dúaine the middle stanza , Content. xxviii 5 . an cethrar dherbhus an rand whom the verse makes known , BNnÉ 252.15 , cf. derbod raind testimony of verse (?), SR 7327 (cheville). adeir file éigin an rann, TSh. 6174 . do réir an rainn seo, Keat. i 168.67 (roinn v.l.). bríogh an roinn, TSh. 7612 . du. dā ṡenrand ra chuala Find, Fianaig. 48.7 . pl. ro chan-som na runnu-sea, LU 9834 . is di-si ro chet in senchaid na runnu, 3062 . Anecd. i 7.2 . gabais doib inna rundu-sa sis, LU 3307 ( SC 11 ); cf. 10111 (rundnu). iter senchas ┐ rundu ┐ cuslind ┐ cach ciniul airfidig, RC xxiv 50.2 . co ndernsat in triar tri runda do Choisimnach, BNnÉ 314 § 8 . conid de ro cett an raind, ZCP vii 306.7 . co bás Mughroin mortais rainn whom verses extolled , FM ii 710.3 . rainn seanchusa `verses of antiquity', Keat. i 192.33 . roinn, TSh. 5582 . a Phátraic na rann! Oss. iv 14.1 . adbar rand a theme for verses , ZCP viii 562 § 6 . a bás . . . i nIndia iar rannaib `according to (historic) staves', Fél. Dec. 21 . dia ḟoglaim co rréil im rannaib, LL 136b20 ( RC xlvii 289.5 ). r.¤ lethach a quatrain to which two persons contribute each a distich : do rinne an dá óinmhid . . an rann leathach iomar- bhádha eatorra araon, Keat. iii 2083 . (cf. the dialogue in verse in Corm. Y 1059 .)