rúaimnech

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n ā,f. a long hair (esp. horsehair); a fishing-line: ruaimnech dubain, gl. cetus (a whale?), Ir. Gl. 428 . cona dubán . . . cona rūaimnig . . . ass, Aisl. MC 91.18 = cona riamnaigh, 122.2 . maigri . . . do len rúaimnigh cais círdhuibh, IGT. Dec. ex. 676 . garmain . . . gan ruaimneacha looms without threads , O'Bruad. iii 178.4 . Cf. ruaimne `a long hair, a fishing line', P.O'C. See ruainne.

rúaimnid

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x see ruamnaid.

rúainín

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n m. (dim. of rúainne) a fine (short) hair: r.¤ róin, Keat. Poems 320 .

rúainne

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Forms: rúainne, róinne

n io,m. (singulative of rón, Ped. ii 57 ) rúainne róinne m., IGT Dec. § 2.10 . A hair : ruaindi nō fuiltin, gl. pilus, Ir. Gl. 463 . go ndath óir . . . ar gach ruain[n]i, RC xxix 120.3 . for barr cech oen ruainne don f[h]ult, FDG 141 . ruaidhne dá ḟolt, CF 410 Eg. ruainne do ghruaig bhar gcinn, Luke xxi 18 . pl. lía iná rúainne . . . re n-áireamh, IGT Dec. ex. 126 . Of animals: le ruaindi d'folt eich, Rosa Angl. 208.13 . do chlumh ēun . . . ní bhfuighdís aon ruainne feather , Oss. iii 216.20 . A thread, fibre : a n-agaidh an ruainde da fuil ad' brat, BCC 358.15 . gan ruainne ar a mbuidhin . . . acht bruit without a stitch (of clothing ), E. O'Rahilly² xx 7 . Of a hair-bit or bridle: sar-chuimrech for eochu (.i. ruainne im a fiacail), Laws i 168.4 , 174.9 , cf. v 478.17 (roinde). A fishing-line : ro chuir ruainne ┐ dubán ar an slait, Tor. Dhiarm. 80.2 .

See róinne.

1 rúainnech

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Forms: ruaineach

n o,m. hair (coll.): ruaineach, O'Gr. Cat. 190.25 (of eye-lashes). cuirp mar ruainneach (= veluti capilli), 23 K 42, 61.21 . ruainneach bhar gcinn (= capilli), TSh. 7306 . do rúaidhneach chámhall, Matth. iii 4 . See róinnech.

2 rúainnech

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adj o,ā. hairy, made of hair : garb-bruit ruain[n]igh, O'Dav. 338 (perh. g s. of 1 ruainnech).

rúaisne

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x see roisne.

1 rúam

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n ā,f. perh. a variant form of róm (róim) < Lat. Roma, and used in same senses; in ZCP iv 577 - 8 the derivation ro- úam `a great hole (cave)' is suggested. rūam quasi rōm a Roma(e) , Corm. Y 1090 .

(a) as n.l. Rome: i Ruaim, Fél.² Mar. 4 = hir Róim, Fél. cathair . . . samail re Rūaim Letha, ZCP x 53.26 . hi rRúaim Letha, Ériu ii 192.5 , cf. ib. 11 (but: abb Rómae, ib. 12 ).

(b) a monastic settlement or `city': rúam iarthair betha (of Glendalough), Fél. Prol. 195 (ruaim, roim v.ll.). ruaim coit- chenn do Ghaidhelaib (of Daiminis), 206.31 . tír i fail do rúaim (said to St. Brigid of Leinster), LL 50a32 ( Hail Brigit § 26 ). dā chomurtha . . . | ac Lainn sech cach rūaim . . . | muilenn cerr fri comblethad | ocus brat im a bachaill, BColm. 96.17 (distinguishing features of the monastery of Lann). pl. ind locáin . . . it rúama co ndálaib monasteries with assemblies , Fél. Prol. 211 . ticfat tailcind, conutsat [v.l. conucsat] rúama, noifit cella, Trip.², 346 .

(c) a burial-place, cemetery : Babilón a rrúam-som, Fél. Oct. 28 (of SS. Simon and Thaddaeus or Jude, acc. to tradi- tion buried at Babylon). an tAodh isin úir, an rí isin ruaimh, FM i 334.8 , see Bruchst. i § 99 . ēg in righ 'na ruaimh ar lár, BB 59b7 . is railecc ríg a rúam rán, Met. Dinds. iii 2 (of Carmun).

(d) of a gathering-place, capital centre or fort, etc.: ainm doróega sech rúama, Met. Dinds. i 28 (of Tara).

? 2 rúam

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Forms: rúaim

n [f.] fame, glory ? ro fess ruam, ro fess seiss `his fame was known' (of Colum C.), ACC 44 ( RC xx 178 ) = rúaim, LU 746 (with gl. .i. rofes roim a hadnaicthe nó rofes ic Róim a ecna-som); Atkinson in LHy. renders grave. ? adamra ind rig na ruam rath, | nimtha luad ara n-ilar, SR 7289 ; cf. tainic rath . . . orm o righ na ruaime, Anecd. ii 20 § 1 (poem ascribed to S. Moling). As epithet: forsind ríg ruam, for Saúl, SR 6094 . ? suan co sluagrath | ruam co rigrath, IT iii 76 § 41 ( BB 288a44 , 290a44 ) = ruan co rigdath, H.

3 rúam

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Forms: ruamh

n a spade, turf-spade : rúam ┐ bacc ria aiss, LL 159b29 (Dinds. of Mag Raigne) = ráma, RC xv 434.43 . cf. dia baicc ┐ dia ramaind, LL 159b35 (same text); O'R. gives: ruamh `a spade'. mo bró ┐ mo rúamor (leg. rúam mór) RC xiii 82 .1 , Celtica i 364 . ro ghabsat leit do na ruamaib bátar ina lámaib ina chenn co fargsat cen anmain é SG i 396.17 . do ghabhadar da rámhaibh (ruamhaibh, v.l.) is dá sásaibh oile air, gur mharbhadar é Keat. iii 2151 . ni tregdand socc nā coltar nā rámund talmain lind Alex. 860 = ruamu BB 498 a 36 . cf. rúamar.

4 rúam

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Forms: rūain

n (1 Sprache xliv 42 ). red dye or colouring matter : ruam .i. luss dosber dath no cucht in faciem cu mbi derg, Corm. p. 39 = rūain, Corm. Y 1094 . mād rūam in bruit `red dye', Cáin Ad. 52 . Cf. the npr. m. Tipraiti mac Ruamlusa, AU i 332.11 ; the same person is called Ruamnus at 284.4 (the same discrepancy occurs between FM i 462.9 and 404.10 ). See rúan.