róp

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n m. (Eng. loan-word) a rope : ro glac in rop ro-daingen ┐ in cadhla . . . cnāibi, ZCP vi 287.11 .

ropach

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Forms: robach, ropad

[o,n.] (a vn. formation from ro- and bong- `break'?), also variously spelt robach, ropad, rop-(rob-)dach. An assault, infliction of injury, of some kind (leg. term): robdach .i. fobairt tria feirg, H. 3. 18 p. 73 ( O'C. 119 ). trí gnéthe ar robadh cana .i. robadh arm cona truaille ┐ r.¤ arm-nocht, ┐ r.¤ slibre, H. 3.17 c. 440 ( O'Don. 569 ). ropach fergi, Laws i 248.32 . bain- beimeanna tre ropach, 58.13 . robdach con, v 138.20 . fogal do dire na robuch, v 150.20 . g s. coirpdiri robdaig na cneidi, iii 138.18 . cin ropuidh, ii 66.10 . aicned robaig, iv 232.14 . ? cidh a torbach, cid a robach, cid a n-esbach; lan-coirpdire . . . isna daoine, ┐ lan-dire isna robaib, Eg. 88 f. 26b ( O'C. 2335 ).

rophuis

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n sentuinde ocus senbachlach, | rop sēs rophuis (.i. scuap adnacail) a crīn-feis a grave-broom , Corm. Y 1059 = rapus, Corm. p. 37.10 ; srafais, strofaiss, other versions. See strofais.

roptine

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x see roibtine.

rordaim

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ind .i. reathaim, O'Cl., see rethid.

? rormna

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n : do tharraing sí a ceann ┐ a lámha ┐ a rigteacha ┐ a rormna cuce Celtica vi 108.363 . From 2 ro + formna if not error for formna.

(ro) ros

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vb. see rondid.

1 ros

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n o,m. ros m. (g s. n p. ruis, d s. rus), IGT Dec. § 67.3 .

(a) a wood , freq. of a wooded height or of a promontory on shore of a lake or river; common in place-names, either alone or folld. by a gen.: ross .i. trēde fordingair .i. ros fidbuide, etc. Corm. Y 1079 . ros coille, Auraic. 4637 = rois caelli, 1320 o rossaib (= promontoriis), Goid.² 70 = o arusaib, Lib. Hymn. 76 z . ros toirt[h]ech, RC v 202.7 . atát i ceilg . . issin ross imtheit Boind the wood round which the B. flows CRR 29 . ro ṡuid . . . for drummain uasin russ, LL 296b4 ( RC xiii 44 § 25 ). fonena gīallu cach rois, ZCP xiii 381 § 33 (Baile in Scáil). ó Russ Eo, Fél. Apr. 10 (ross, ros, rus v.ll.). co rrind Roiss Bruicc, LL 296b44 . Ros Temhrach, Acall. 1475 . ruirig Ruis Temrach, Met. Dinds. i 24 . —Hence prob.: ros .i. Teamhair, O'Cl. ¤roighni ruis-Mhidhe `choice places of wooded Meath', Buile S. 98.19 . pl. amal trascraid slóig . . . rossa do thuagaib, Alex. 357 . Fíachra a fid Ross, Ériu iv 98 x ( LL 34a22 ). innsi chall-ras chnó-donn of hazel woods , IGT Dec. ex. 213 (: Parrdhas).

(b) by extension, wood, timber : ros ┐ ael (building materials), Auraic. 294 . gai . . . la foga . . . for crannaib roiss rúamantai, LU 10228 = ruis, ZCP iii 233.13 . dhá sleig, . . . co crannuib ruis, Acall. 1993 .

2 ros

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n o,m.

(a) flax-seed, linseed (gen. folld. by g s. lín) and in general any small seed : ros līn, Corm. Y 1079 . do litin luatha ruis lín of the ashes of flax-seed , Dinds. 46 ( RC xv 439 ), cf. di littin roiss lín, LL 169a25 . escra rois, Laws ii 368.29 . hescra ruis, 374.4 . ros lin, Rosa Ang. 220.14 . min ruis linseed meal , 23 K 42, 372.10 . ros cnaibi hemp-seed , Ir. Texts v 7.22 . ros na moíngi mire `the seed of the hemlock', Mackinnon Cat. 20.17 . Fig. of something insignificant: ní fhuil agad ros ná ráib, Measgra Dánta 27.56 .

(b) name of some small aquatic plant, duckweed (?): ros uisce . . . nī bī acht for marb-uisce, Corm. Y 1079 . ros .i. . . . rass iar lind intan as ros usce, Auraic. 1321 . rois caelli, 1320 . ros lachan ` duckweed (?)', Rosa Ang. 216.20 .

3 ros

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n (= ro-ḟis? See ZCP xix 128 ) knowledge (poet. and cryptic word): ros eolus, Auraic. 2685 . ros .i. ro-fhios; rosa .i. ro- fheasa, O'Cl. tuinmeall taman nach grian ros ([.i.] nach follus eōlus), ZCP v 485.6 (B. na f.). ina rois .i. ina n-eolus, H. 2.15 p. 83b ( O'Don. 1211 ). nidat cna rois, acht is cna amrois, Dinds. 31 = cnói dagruis, Met. Dinds. iii 130.35 (`nuts of good knowledge', v 133 ). See rús.

4 ros

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adj. (B. na f.) whole, healthy : cuma ros (.i. cuma slān), ZCP v 489 § 14 .