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80 1 ruba(e) n io,n.andm.(vn.formation fromro-ben-)the act of
woundingorkilling .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
85144.20 .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 n[io,m] word of doubtful meaning, freq. in place-names,
5see Hog. Onom.; by Stokes, RC xiv 447 , identified with Scotch-
Gaelicrudha`point of land', by Meyer, BColm. Gloss., rendered
` clearing ' <ro- ben-(see1 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
10 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.
15muine, 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: ind ruba lin in fiada .i. cosa in lín .i. os-airbe .i. inni ro bi
fon lín,ut estfer benas ruba lín i tír a chéli cen athchomarc
20.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(orpl.ofrúb`bush'?).

rubach adj o,ā. warlike,aggressive,contentious (1 ruba)?iar
25sain 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 u,m.(vn.ofrubaid)the act ofkilling,slaying :as fás ait-
treb choem-Chellaig | arna rubad do rendaib, LB 276b67 ,cf.
30 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 .

rubaid v ā. denom. from1 ruba, not always easy to distinguish
from perfective forms ofbenaid. Kills,slays: pres. 1 s. rom
35alt Fergus conidrubaimtrén-ócu tria nert gaili, LU 10293
( IT i 325.9 ) =gonad rouba[i]m, ZCP iii 236 § 23 .3 s.
?lautar forsna harmu . . . ruibidh alailiu, ZCP viii 105.11
(B. na f.).Subj. pres. 1 s. con-rubarceut feur for cach n-ath
till I slay a hundred men , ZCP iii 245 § 53 ,cf. 237 § 27 . ?2 s.
40 nírubaé, nachamḟácbasa cen brát[h]air, LU 6068 = TBC²
1596 (=benaid?).nāro beotais ┐ nāro rubtis nech ann,
Rawl. 132b35 .pret. 3 s. is truag in dail rudruba `that has
slain thee
', RC xxiv 282.5 .Pass. fucairthir la D. narorubtha
┐ naro beota nech, Rawl. 132b44 . Seebenaid.

45 ruban, x O'Dav. 1367 , seeruiben.

rube xsee2 ruba.

rubrígach adj(=ro-br.)o,ā, preëminent,important , used in Ml.
to glosspraecipuus:rubrigach, Ml. 37a18 , b6 , 18 .a p m. inna
rubrícu , 37b11 ,cf. 16 (for form, see Ped. i 418 ).

50 ruccad n u,m. aputtingtoshame,shame,disgrace (cf. ruccae)?
rogabsat rīg ro-rugad . . . ro gabsat ōig brecht-ruccadh, ZCP
vii 309.8 , 10 (of degenerate times).

ruccae n io,m. n s. rucce, Wb. 24a30 , 26b27 , 30a3 .ruccae, Ml. 88b15 .
a s. inruccai , Ml. 57a8 , 49d4 .rucai, 49d3 .d s. ruccu, Wb. 9c13 .
55 ruccai, Ml. 27c9 , 10 .g s. indrucae , Ml. 87d9 ,ruc(a)cai, 118c4 .
Later oft.ruice.
Prob. from same root asruad, see ZCP vi 398 , Ped. i 126 ;
the orig. sense may be that of`blushing', `turningormaking
red'; henceshame,disgrace , both of subjective feeling and
60external effects; gl.confusio, Wb. 24a30 ,cf. 26b27 , Ml. 55b8 ;
pudor, 87d9 ;verecundia, 57a8 , 118c4 , Wb. 9c13 .rucce (.i.
nāiri), Corm. Y 1110 .ruice .i. imdergad, Lec. Gl. 256 .do bar
ruccu .i. ut erubescatis(sic leg.), Wb. 9c13 .dobeir ruice
n-imdhergtha fora éiniuch, Laws ii 26.11 Comm. (gl.en-
65echruice).ma dia tucthar ruice ruadh-imdergtha fair, O'Dav.
64 . Oft. coupled withmebal; Wb. 24a30 , Ml. 27c9 , 49d3 .
gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul, RC xxiii 324.30 .cen ruci, cen mebail,
FA 35 .is r. ¤ dó it is a shame for (disgrace to) him , Wb. 26b27 ,
cf. 24a30 , 30a3 . TBC 4536 .is ruca don righ olc do dhenumh,
70 H. 3.18 p. 249 ( O'C. 478 ). In favourable sense:trí maic beres
féile do ainmnit: grúss, rúss, rucca`three sons whom generosity
(? modesty) bears to patience . . . blushing, shame ', Triads 143 .
ben cen rucco, Anecd. i 61 § 97 (leg. ruccu).ruamna ruice ruis,
Auraic. 1193 .tinnem ruccae ruis sin .i. on ruidiudh, 5570 .

75 *ruccaigid v g. putstoshame,confutes,confounds: subj. impf.
3 s. comruiccaiged, gl.ut confutaret, Ml. 25b10 (leg. con r-?).
pass. pres. rucaigthir, gl.confutatur, 24d3 .subj. pres. ruccaig-
ter, gl.confundantur, 54b8 .

ruchall n f. astroke,blow :dobert ruchall tarsin láimh, cor thesc
80in righidh ar dó, CCath. 2060 (ruchaill,rucaill v.ll.).dobeired
rucaill don claidem dar a muinel, 5740 .ruchaill .i. sracadh;
ruchaill do chloidheamh .i. sracadh, O'Cl.ruchall f.`act of
tearing, a rending blow;
al. rochall,-aill', Dinneen.

ruchsaidhe ind .i. rádh mairbh no briathar mairbh, O'Cl.

85 1 rucht n atunicorgarmentof somesort (B. na f.?):a p. ro ir dom
.x.ruchtaderga, Ériu ii 5.4 (glossed.i. inair nó tribhsa tunics
or trews
) =ruchta dergu, 28.31 ; quoted in Corm. Y 1088 with
gl.:ruc[h]t .i. inar. See RC xlii 62 .