rúarach

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Forms: ruar, ruarach

adj o,ā. inn í Brigit buadach | nó inn ē Fintan sluagmar | nó inn é Maedoc ruarach | nó Molaise stuagmar, LL 305b8 ( SG 382.28 ) = astute? O'R. gives: ruar `a lie'; ruarach `liar '. Cf. a mhalartach rachtmuiseach ruaireach, Keat. Poems 1384 (` deceitful, false ', gloss.).

? rúarc

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n a heavy shower of rain ? arg. .i. bainne, unde dicitur . . . ruarc .i. ro-banna .i. snige mor do fhleochud, Corm. p. 2 = roarc, Corm. Y 27 .

rúathar

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Forms: rúathur

n o,m. (orig. neut.? eclipses follg. initial in chevilles, cf. LL 35b30 below) rúathur, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 54.1) . A variant (? older) form róthar also occurs.

An onrush, onset, attack (gen. in hostile sense): ba ruathar n-anrath ort, LL 35b30 . bert . . . Ferchertne rōthar chuici `made a rush', Ériu ii 30 § 14 . is t[onn] rabarta ar rúathur , Fianaig. 60.16 . ruathur ratha an attack on a fort , TBC 5343 . in ruathar . . . ruccsat i cenn na caithetarnaidhe, CCath. 5793 . an ruccsabhair ruathar tenn ar Gallaibh? Cog. 76.19 . nidat eolaigh coctha no crechi no ruat[h]air, BB 422b1 . do creach- uib, ┐ do ruathruib `incursions', Laws i 226.8 Comm. ). rug ruathar airgni Umaill made a pillaging raid into U. , BB 51a3 ( MacCarthy 428 § 5 ). gan rúathar . . . gan airgni, Buile S. § 19 . do bhí Éire saor . . . ó ruathar an uile chinidh (= ab incursu), Keat. i 82.15 . rugastar seacht ruathair troma . . . tairrsib charges , Celt. Rev. iv 16.8 . conair gacha catha, ┐ raon gacha ruathair, TSh. 6660 .

Of animals, etc.: co ruathur bethrach, IT iii 246.87 . tren- ruathar tairb, Cog. 184.16 . borb-ruathur dian-bunni dilend, 188.21 .

Common in chevilles, with indef. meaning: ruathar n-án, SR 3411 . r.¤ ṁbras, 6187 . ruathur ṅgle, 213 . ruathar creach- ach, Lism.L. 2130 .

The form róthar may be represented in Corm. Y 1263 ; tar .i. olc, unde rothar .i. ro-olc.

rúatharach

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adj o,ā. given to attack or assault, aggressive : a chalann rúathurach rodd, IGT Dec. ex. 414 . ina ruba rindger rua- dar[a]ch (sic leg.), Ériu viii 56.26 .

rúatharaigid

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v g. makes a rush or onset : mar do reithdís ┐ do ruatharaigidís dá rás-tharbh, MR 298.18 .

rúb

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n ā,f. (Lat. rubus) a bush: diar' lass ind rub . . . i sléib Choréb, SR 3815 (= rubus, Exod. iii 2 ). ro fiugrad . . . isin tenid tanic tall forsin ruib, PH 5520 (allusion to the burning bush of Exod. iii 2 ). See 2 ruba.

1 ruba(e)

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n io,n. and m. (vn. formation from ro-ben-) the act of wounding or killing . ruba .i. marbad, O'Dav. 1397 . rubha guin na crécht corcra, Met. Gl. § 19 . rubha .i. guin, O'Cl. In Laws oft. coupled with `fuba' among services due to a chief: fuba ┐ ruba `attack and defence', Laws i 106.17 . fuga ┐ ruga (sic), iv 144.20 . a ngnima orba .i. d'fuba ┐ do ruba, H. 3. 17 c. 441 ( O'Don. 566 ). Irisches Recht 32.40 ; 33.38 . ? ro ergedur ina ruba rindger ruadar[a]ch `charge', Ériu viii 56.26 . dar ēis meic Rossa in rubai `of the slaughter', ZCP ix 462 § 6 . adéar riot gan rúbha `without offence', ML 144.29 .

2 ruba

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n [io,m] word of doubtful meaning, freq. in place-names, see Hog. Onom.; by Stokes, RC xiv 447 , identified with Scotch- Gaelic rudha `point of land', by Meyer, BColm. Gloss., rendered ` clearing ' < ro- ben- (see 1 ruba). is roga raith in ruba `spur of land', Met. Dinds. iv 334 . seiss Conchobar for rubu na ríg- rátha fri hEmuin immuich . . . for forodmaig na hEmna, RC xiv 412 § 23 ( LL 109a42 ). do grethlach lis in ruba, LL 44a9 (: duma). cnoi . . . a fid dā ruba, 297a37 ( SG 364.28 ). dobir . . . Colmán . . . tí da bachaill timchell an ruba `brake', BColm. 62.30 (allusion to a spot called Ruba Conaill). rube sciad ┐ droigen ┐ croíb `brake', Trip. 78.8 , glossed: oní is rumus .i. muine, H. 3. 18 p. 626 ( O'C. 1372 ). ? inna caille no inna ruba, gl. virgultorum, Lib. Hymn. i 70 gl. 28 . Cf. fidruba, Met. Dinds. iii 96.10 .

? 3 ruba

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ind ruba lin in fiada .i. cosa in lín .i. os-airbe .i. inni ro bi fon lín, ut est fer benas ruba lín i tír a chéli cen athchomarc .i. . . . in airbe, O'Dav. 1366 ; of the practice of catching game by driving it into a space enclosed by a deer-fence (os-airbe) or net secured to stakes or bushes (the `legs' of the net); perh. = 2 ruba (or pl. of rúb `bush'?).

rubach

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adj o,ā. warlike, aggressive, contentious (1 ruba)? iar sain tic díne nUlad | ro gabsat rige rubach, LL 18b6 . in tech mór milib amus . . . nirbo rubach fria terbba, 28b14 (of the great house of Tara).

rubad

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u,m. (vn. of rubaid) the act of killing, slaying : as fás ait- treb choem-Chellaig | arna rubad do rendaib, LB 276b67 , cf. Caithr. Cellaig, 980 ( Ir. Mod. and Med. Series iv ). ? g p. is mi ra recht rubad | ársid imdegla Ulad (= by virtue of the number I have slain), TBC 1667 .