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ruidles adj.andsubst.(<ro-díles)`that which is specially
35 belongingto (someone)', thepeculiar property,rightorcharac-
teristic(of a pers. or thing); generally used as pred. with cop.
ruidleas .i. ro-dileas, Lec. Gl. 185 .is ruidles do rangabáil
immognom fri ainsid construction with an accusative is a pecu-
liarity of the participle
, Sg. 188b1 . Of property:inad as ruidles
40do ríg`a king's demesne', Met. Dinds. iii 168 .maith indse
itáid . . . mochin rígu dian' ruidless, iv 92 .ruidleas díb in tír
gá dathai cosnam the land you are defending is your own , Alex.
190 =is toich daib in ferann, BB ( IT ii 97 ).insin ccrich
diarbo ruidhles na bú which owned the cattle , Hugh Roe 48.18
45(f. 13b) .na ccéiledh nDé diar bhó ruidhles í(of a monastery),
FM vi 2250.17 . Of payments, rewards,etc.=fully conveyed;
almsan . . . is r. ¤ ZCP xiii 20.16 .duais ḟiled is r. ¤ ib. 19 .
( Bürgsch. 7 ). As attrib.:a roim ruidles fein their own special
burial-place
, Fel. 214 .do setuib ruidilsi na man, Laws ii
50298.4 Comm. Compar. ruidilsi do rig tuaithi primrot ina
forrot`the principal road is more the peculiar property of the
king . . . than the by-road
', Laws iii 308.15 Comm. ni ruidhilsi
dō in trian o n-ainmnigther nādat na da trian,etc., Auraic.
935 . Oft. assubst.:in tan na bid rígi nÉrend o[c] claind
55Chobthaig . . . ba cóiced Connacht a ruidles (.i. a flesc láma),
LU 4083 .in tan nad gaoat rige i rruidless, Rawl. 149b37 ;cf.
leighes aga fuil . . . do ruidlis comfurtacht na feithi whose
special function it is to soothe the nerves
, Rosa Ang. 256.6 .
ruidlesa tuaithe, ZCP xiii 19.26 ( H. 3.18 p. 19a ).fer fodgaib
60frith mbech . . . is diles do-suidiu, ar is oen-ruidles la Feine
`it is one of the innate rights', Laws iv 194 x .écht i fail rīg a
ruidles, MR 250.1 (i.e.a valiant deed wrought in presence of a
king is ascribed to him, not to the doer). Folld. by defining
gen.:ruidles athghabala na daoine so`liable to be taken in
65distress
', Laws i 106.33 Comm. conid rudhilis dúdhchusa do
Ibh Caomhain`hereditary patrimony', Hy Fiachr. 158 . Of a
prerogative:ruidles doib-sidhe Fir Bolg do ghairm diobh
to them the name F.B. properly belongs , Leb. Gab. i 118.19 .
tosach ag dul i dtír námhad, . . . is ní do ruidhleas Dál gCais,
70 Keat. iii 2996 (poem). Of metrical forms,etc.specially pre-
scribed for the various classes of poets:tigernbard . . . is duan
┐ forduan a ruidles, IT iii 22 § 67 .tri ruidleas ollaman,
ailghes, ┐ anamhain ┐ glaimh dicend, Rawl. B 506 f. 33b2
( O'Don. 2319 ).tri ruighlis ollamhan, H. 2.15 p. 79b ( O'Don.
75 1196 ). Of grammatical forms:fidh . . . ruidhles do fhedhaib
aireghdhaibh, diles do forfhedhaib; coitchend immorro do
thaebomnaib, Auraic. 764 (i.e.the termfidh`letter' in its
strict sense applies only to the principal vowels, in a wider
sense to diphthongs also, but is loosely used of consonants).
80(Of gender)dilius a tapairt for gach [n-insce] n-aiccenta iter
fer-innsgi ┐ ban-innsgi. Ruidlius a tapairt for gach fer-insge
aiccenta nama, 3034 (indsce`gender' in its strictest sense is
used only of natural masc. gender or male sex). (Of measure
in poetry)ruidhleas do filideacht . . . diles do bairdni, 756
85(strict syllabic metre belongs to the poetry of thefili, that of
the `bard' being measured by the ear and by `cóir anála').
?rersat re ruidles | la Pharo fechta (.i. do reimnighedar co
roidilios isin aimsir a mbatar la P.)`very faithful', Leb. Gab. i
278 =ré ruidlis, LL 14b28 ;ré rudlís, BB 42a41 .ruidhleas
.i. roi-dhíleas, O'Cl. (etymol. gloss).

5 ruidlesta adj io,iā(ruidles) specially belonging,peculiar (to):cate
bunad ruidles[t]a in focail is aipgitir? Auraic. 1745 =
ruidliusta, 4935 (YBL).ruidlista, 2650 .

? ruigthech n f. anonrush,onslaught ?ro gab ferg ┐ londus Aiax
. . . beiridh ruigtig triasin cath, BB 440a31 ; a mistake? but
10 cf. do ghluais C. roimhe . . . go ruighe, go ruathar`crushing',
ML 114.1 (=go ruaige?cf. ruac).

? ruilli vb.(3 s. subj. pres.)ruilli .i. lenmuin,ut estmac cla(e)ime
ni comail mathair ar nach ruilli aillsi uaithi .i. ar naro lena
loissi oll na claime uaithi, O'Dav. 1364 (i.e.a leprous woman
15does not nurse her child, lest he get ulcers from her).Cf. lenaid.

?ruimneadh ind .i. cait[h]eamh, O'Cl.

ruincen xseeruncan.

rúine n[iā,f.] (abstr. fromrún) mystery,mysteriousness :mor di
amra, mor di ingnadh, mor di rūine, Anecd. i 74 § 220 .

20 rúinech adj o,ā(rún) mysterious: Dīa dūileach . . . Ruiri rūineach,
ZCP viii 561. 23 .riched ind rig ruinig, Rawl. 106b30 .clanna
Ugein . . . batar rúinig rathmaige`were trusty men of the pros-
perous plain
', Met. Dinds. iv 316 (i.e.confidential, intimately
acquainted with the plain, as opposed to thesíl deoraidof
25follg. line?).Cf. rúnachand follg.

rúinid n i,m. aconfidant,counsellor :ní bad rúinid duit fer labar,
Tec. Corm. § 34.8 (= do not trust a garrulous man with your
secrets).rúnaid cách co ugra, § 31.16 (i.e.you can trust a man
till he quarrels with you) =rúnid, LL 345d46 ,rúinídh, BB
30 65a7 .a Dé . . . is tú mo rúinid co rath, ZCP i 497.6 ( Rawl.
79b41 ).

ruínid v ī, variant ofroínid q.v. saigit chath ruad ruinit
flanndruba fichtib toebtholl(`sie brechen blutiges Schlagen'),
IT ii1183.235 ( YBL 117a24 ).di lár Tailten rūanaid glē |
35rūinfid riäm hi fochlae, ZCP xii 233 § 46 (B. in Scáil). ?rūi-
nid coicthiu cūan crō-ferg fri fīannsa feba (faba,MS.) a
bloodthirsty pack wages wars
(?), Arch. iii 298 § 67 (by Meyer
taken as3 s. subj. pres.ofrúinim I deliberate, counsel ).

ruinnec xseerindiuc.

40 1 ruire xseeruiri.

2 ruire xseeruiriud.

ruirech n o,m. aking,ruler,chief ; a rare word, prob. due to
mistaking theg p. ruirechin the titlerí r. ¤ for an adj. or noun
in apposition (cf. do ri ruiriuch, Laws ii 224.9 ). ?sé bliadna
45ruirac co ro-gail | Irrechtach mac Dungalaig`overking', Arch.
Hib. ii 93 § 18 ( LL 185b33 ); prob. a mistake for some vb.,
the line being hypercatalectic.ainm gach rig ┐ gach ruirigh
. . . ro gēbadh flaithus na hEtaili, Aen. 1960 .gart an ruirich
(of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 197 § 8 leg. ruirech?). For:rét[g]lu
50ruireach, FM i 512 , seeruirthech.

? ruirechas n m. officeorauthorityof a `ruiri':ruirechas`lordship
dominion
', O'R.

ruiri n g,m.laterruire.a d s. ruirig,-ich,g s. ruirech. (a)aking,
supreme ruler, in this sense freq. ofDeityin relig. poetry:
55 snáidsiunn ruri, Hy. i 27 .ruri nime, ib. 4 (gl.ro-ri).is tú mo
ruiri, Fél. Prol. 14 .a Ruiri, A Rí!, 285 .Brigit māthair mo
rurech, Hy. v 4 (ruirech v.l.).ruire na ríogh, A. Ó Dálaigh
xxix 10 . Used of kings of Ireland:Bres mac Eladan . . . ropo
ruiri co ro-méit, LL 127a50 .cóic bliadna do Themraig tricc |
60cen rurig, 129a39 ( MacCarthy 154 § 1 , 198 § 2 ).Diarmait mac
Cerbaill . . . ard-ruri Mide, LL 184b38 ( Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 10 ).
gurab mise is ruiri da bar righaibh overking , Ériu xi 190.11
(of the Tuatha D.D.).
(b) generally in Mid.Ir. applied not to the `high king', but to
65 asubordinateorprovincial king ; oft. to a chieftain inferior
to a `rí'.tri secht cumula do ruirig, cethri secht cumula do ri
ruiriuch, Laws ii 224.8 , where the Comm. defines the `ruiri' as:
rí Erund co freasabra ris .i. ri lethe Erund, and the `rí ruirech'
as:rí Érunn cin freasabra, the king whose authority was recog-
70nized throughout the country, including the Scandinavian sea-
ports, Dublin, Waterford and Limerick. See ZCP xiv 341 .rí
ruirech, aca-side bid righa .i. rí cuicid, ┐ rí Erenn, Laws iv
226 y .is e ríí rurech in sin . . . huaire mbíte rí ┐ tuathai
fo . . . a chuindriug, iv 330.18 Comm. By extension,rí r. ¤ is
75applied toa secondary king:seacht n-eich . . . do rí ruireach
na [b]Forthuath, BR 78.6 . Of the Deity (in poetry):lam righ
ruireach, Anecd. i 73 § 213 .a rí ruirech, Sitzungsb. d. Pr.
Akad. 1912 xxv 439 § 8 seems addressed to St. Brendan. Of
inferior kings:do dith mo ruirech ruanadae, Ériu viii 172.20
80(of Conchobar m. Nessa)cach drong immá rig, cach réim
immá rurig, FB 7 .Maccni Natfroich . . huadib ríg. | huadib
rurig, Trip. 196.17 .trī maicc Rūaid, ruirig ḟlaind, Ält. Ir.
Dicht. ii 20 § 1 (glossed.i. fo-ri sub-king , LL 311c35 ).
cethrac[h]a dalta lais di maccaib ríg ┐ rurech na mMuman,
85 LU 1555 ( IT ii2188 ).co n-indiseadh [rí Teamhra] dá ruiri |
tuaristal cach aen-duine, BR 238.21 =da cuire, BB.tricha
ruirech, tricha niad:..ba forum rí, LL 206a51 (of a king of the
Tuatha D.D.),cf. Acall. 465 .righ ┐ ruirigh ┐ ro-daine, CCath.
4646 (of Pompey's army),cf. 4887 .ro marbh . . . a riogha, ┐
a ruireacha, Cog. 138.4 (of Danes).In early mod. poetry used
5in wide sense of achief,headof a family,etc.: do bhí im'
ruire-se mire agus míne, Hackett xxxix 129 .ruire diadha
ciallmhar, E. O'Rahilly xxvi 17(1911).ruire .i. tighearna,
O'Cl. See Críth Gablach,p. 105 .