ród

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ród or dil.ie/35404

Forms: glasródh

adj o,ā. apparently an early form of rúad, surviving in Mid.Ir. poetry and heroic lit. as a distinct word; somet. confounded with rot, q.v. The sense seems to be orig. red, then strong, fierce, impetuous or someth. similar. rucsat réim rōd rainni slōig | do chlōd clainni Iacōib, SR 5637 (of the Philistines). rom tesc in tṡódh garb glas-rōd, TBC-LL¹ 2366 (: lōn) = glasródh, St., -ruadh, Eg. (perh. grey-red, russet ). Liben ben Rudraige in rōidh `of R. the Red', Ériu viii 16.17 (róit, ruaid v.ll.). ? locha as aibni dā ndāil roidh in impetuous outpour (?), ACL iii 235 § 22 . ? trí fichid céad ro-thorc | fá róid roimhse `of lusty strength', Keat. ii 3974 (poem). clanno [leg. clanna] róda Rudhraidhe, ZCP xiii 11.32 .

Compds. ródbhuindi rói-mer d'uisgi, Acall. 3629 . comrac . . . ródghonach treasach `murderous', CF 482 .