1 rót

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Forms: rout, root, rout, róit, rota, rota, rótu, róot, ród, rád, róid, róide, róda, róide, rót-bla, rót, ró-ḟot

n o, m., occas. rout, root. d s. rout, LL 316c12 . n p. róit; ? rota, IT i 100.11 ( LL 112b31 , perh. n s. rota ` bog-stuff ').

a p. rótu, Fél. Prol. 29 . ? g p. róot, LU 8633 ( FB 47 ). ród rád m. (n p. róid, róide, a p. róda, róide), IGT Dec. § 88 .

A road, highway : rōut .i. ro-ṡét .i. mō oldās sēt . . . Rōut .i. da cubat [= cuat] carpat ┐ dā ō[ e]nechdae imme. Dorōnath fri hechroeta nō frī hecraite mennota, Corm. Y 1082 ; appar. the `rót' came between a `sét' or path, track and a `rámat' and admitted of a chariot being driven on it with a mounted horseman on either side. It has fences or dykes: ramat .i. mor; rot, .i. bec, .i. ima mbi clad, Laws i 232.17 Comm. crich son incoisce rod righ no tuaithe, no rod ímfeagna [= imfedna], iv 144.13 Comm. cach rot ríadas do charpat-su, FB 34 . segda cairptech docing rot, SCC 37 (: óc). na fail . . . lia for tilaig nā chend-róit nā sliged bar crīg Breg . . . nach lán d'á ṅgraigib head of a road, road-end (?), CRR 28 . slighe shocair . . . ┐ ród cobhsaidh coimhreidh, tresna sleibhtiph, BNnÉ 227.6 . mōirthimchiol in prīmh-róitt, Fl. Earls 40.16 . pl. róit romra the ocean-roads, sea-tracks , LL 17a46 . fada na róide gu Róimh, IGT Dec. ex. 1631 . ? fri . . . fidbotha ┐ róitiu, Anecd. iii 23.7 . ránic mór rót traversed many roads , Metr. Dinds. iii 242.11 . for ródaibh raoín-ndírghe na Midhe, AFM vi 1920.18 .

Of hair: rōut na māile ōthā ind ētan . . . corricci in mullach a strip (?) of baldness, Corm. Y 1091 . a fholt na ród 'o hair of the furrows', Giolla Brighde 112 § 15 . See also imrót. Fig. ród imais (of the r. Boyne), Anecd. ii 2.7 . ród na haithrighe, TSh. 9294 . Cf. rád (: atát), Trip.² 1320 ( Wortk., 79 . see 2 ruibne below).

Compds. ¤bruiden road-hostel, caravansary : ? (fig.) go tī a purt bhfind | na hēg-bethad rim rōtbruithean, ACL iii 235.3 . In the compds. rót-bla, Metr. Dinds. ii 26.5 and rótblad rígrátha, iii 410.8 Gwynn explains rót as ró-ḟot, `far-extending'; but cf. `sa rāith rōtgloin os Breagmaigh `mit glänzenden Pfaden', Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 16 ; in poetry the roads approaching a fort or residence are freq. emphasized as a mark of its importance.