róm

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Forms: róim

n ā,f. and róim (Lat. Roma) strictly `the city of Rome' (see above), hence used in early Ir. relig. lit. of a saint's settlement in which he was buried and hence of a burial-ground in general; the full term for the latter being r.¤ adnaicthe. Brega Tea . . . in róm relgech ná rairged `the burying ground that was not rifled', Met. Dinds. i 6.20 . 'sna roim arrsaig adlaici `in the ancient place of burial', iii 422.20 . is é . . . Glen da lacha in cethramadh Roimh adhlaicthe as ferr i nErinn one of the four greatest burial-places , BNnÉ 128 § 23 . trian ele an chiosa . . . tucc Maodócc . . . da Roimh aoibhinn adhlaicthe, 259.16 (of Ros Inbhir, Maedóc's settlement). is e bud roimh adhlaicthe do sloghaib iarthair domhain, BCC § 156 (of Aran). go róim adlaicte a shenathar, Caithr. Toirdh. 130.31 . an rómh adhnaicthe in ro dheónuigh an Coimdhe a adhnacal .i. an Rómh cenn na Criostuidhe, FM vi 2372 y - z . i rróimh adhna- cail Shíl Aodha, 2048.3 . ro badh ádhbha aineoil . . . robtar rómha adhnaicthe dóibh, 2298.24 . béarthar thú le céathrar ar ghuailníbh id róimh, Keat. Poems 357 . Cf. Bk. of Landaff pp. 1 , 83 : insula Enli que more britannico uocatur Roma Britannie . . . cum xx millia sanctorum ibi iacent corpora confessorum.

In bardic poetry freq. also of a frequented centre of resort, chief's residence, etc.; cf. bennán cét ríg, róim aile a second Rome (of Tara), Ériu iv 92 § 4 ( LL 33b18 ; ro mbaile, Rawl.). Colum Cille . . . oghdar dían ardrōm [sic MS.] airdnem whose high sanctuary is heaven , ZCP x 340.8 . a rómh na ríogh !, Measgra Dánta 56.67 (of castle of Donegal destroyed in 1595). an róimh nósmhar so fúibh, 57.34 (of a ruined castle). róimh eighreachta an eangnomha `valor's inherited capital', TD 3.4 . sen-róimh na naom 's na neimead (of Ireland), O'Gr. Cat. 466.19 (Eochaidh Ó Heodhusa). trí rómha a ngabhmaois grádha (of the bardic schools' rooms of study), Ir. Review 1913, 594 § 8 .

Compd. Daimhinis . . . is i rōim-inis na renn | ocus ōig-inis Ērenn, MacCarthy 436.4 ( BB 51a47 ).

? rómail

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ind in rómail gu roimhsibh rīgh (of Colum C.), ZCP x 54.4 ; = ro-mál great prince, chief ?

romaíle

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n (ro- intens.) a degree of baldness extending from ear to ear: romāile .i. eter in dā n-ō uili, Corm. Y 1091 .

Rómán

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Forms: romáin, rómanu

pn o,m. (Lat. romanus) a Roman: n p. ó Aeneas ro cinnset ind romain, Sg. 31b5 . romáin, 33a11 . v p. a rómanu , 41b5 . g p. coscrad flatho román, Wb. 26a10 . crich flaithusa Rómán, Anecd. iii 66.18 . la Romhanu, CCath. 1054 .

Rómánach

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Forms: romanach, romanach

adj o,ā. Roman : romanach, gl. Romigena, Ir. Gl. 310 . tir romanach , gl. romanus, Sg. 33a11 . don occbaidh romanaig, CCath. 5583 . na himpere Rómanachu, PH 2350 (n p m.). As subst. o,m. a Roman : na Rómanaig, PH 533 . la Romhanchu, CCath. 78 (Romanacha v.l.). ar saidhbris na Romhánach, 241 Comm. in mod. lang., displacing rómán.

Rómánda

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Forms: rómánta, romándi

adj io,iā, later also rómánta, belonging to Rome, Roman (in origin or nature): románda, Sg. 49b23 . n p m. romándi, gl. Romani, 31b6 . g s f. na sulbaire romanta, Hib. Min. 13.441 = romanda, Harl. in ríghe Románta, CCath. 83 . tinnscedal in ríghflaithiusa Romhanta, 45 . don eglais Romanta, O'Hussey TC 240.1 .

rómar

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x see ruamar.

romda

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adj (cf. rom, see ZCP iv 578 ) timely, seasonable (?): bamar lathi—romda rind—| i tuaith Tem[rach] tess Boind it was timely for us (?), CRR 56 = roirtiu, ZCP xiv 58 (Lec., rordu, other MSS.). The sense early, too soon would suit the sug- gested derivation better, but the reading is doubtful.

rómna, romnad

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x see under rúamn-.

rompur

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x LL 267a11 , see rumpud.

1 romra

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n keen sight; a distant view ? rumro radharc go ngéire, Metr. Gl. Ff. 47 (rumhra, romra, romhra v.ll.). romhra .i. radharc, O'Cl.