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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 .

ruiriud n u,m.(ro-reth-?), alsoruire, in Lawsname of a
10 cattle-trespass, appar.damagedone bycattlebyrunningthrough
land (not belonging to their owner). ruiriud dono, rith tar
teora sealba, no ceitheora sealba, Laws iv 136.19 Comm.
atait . . . tri ruirida ann: ruire tar teora sealba, ┐ ruire raite,
┐ ruire trachta, 138.1 Comm. ceithri ernaili comarda in
15comaichesa a n-ícthar lan-fiach feisi .i. . . . ruire na haidhche,
┐ airlim, 80.14 Comm. fiach feisi geimrid a ruiriudh aoidhche
. . . fiach airlime lae a ruiriudh in lae, 138.13 Comm. g s. eiric
ruidída(leg. ruirida), 136 x Comm. a p. la ruirtiu crich, ii
110.5 (text). In wider sense:la ruirthiu aine (.i. la ro-luas
20retha na haine) the overquick running (lapse) of the single [day ],
i 150.19 , 156.11 .

1 ruirthech adj o,ā. (<ro-rethech?) adj.of uncertain meaning,
perh. `running swiftly', henceswift,rapid,impetuous: rom-
echtar cleith curi rith rurt[h]ech aga catha, Corm. Y 1018
25 p. 88 (orc trēith) =rom-echutar clethi cuire rith rurthig
ágae catha, Corm. p. 35 =riuth ruirthech, Bodl.ruirthech
rian, RC xx 258 ( ACC 63 Comm. ) =ruthach, LU 857 .tracht
ruirthech`strand overrun', RC xxvi 32 § 151 (glossed.i. ro-
ḟirthach do longaib, LL).da ndroch . . . ruirthecha, TBC²
30 3392 . Of persons swift,prompt (in action or resolve)?fochen
Labraid . . . urlam do rath, rurtech do chách, SC 18 , `muni-
ficent
', O'Curry, Atlantis i 383.28 .rētglu ruirthech, Bruchst.
i § 106 (of an abbot) =rédlu ruirtech, LB 101b =ruireach,
FM i 512 (`ein Stern mächtigen Laufes', Meyer).batar ruirthig
35bar ríg`Eure Könige waren freigebig', Alex. 193 ,cf. 572 .ros
fallnatar rigi ruirthechai, 199 (leg. ríga ruirthecha?).intlec[h]t
ruirthech, Anecd. v 26.5 (glossedroertach).
Asn.l. Ruirthech, older name of the r. Liffey, Met. Dinds.
iii 104.6 .

40 ? 2 ruirthech subst. aroyal house,palace ?ba he . . . an lia
loghmar o ccumhdaighthea an ruirthéch nemdha, BNnÉ
20 § 45 .

? ruirthecht n rapid course,flow ?fuar topur. tuind trachta.
cúin ruirthecht, BDD App. § 156 ;leg. cuan ruirthech?

45 ruis n f. (a) the elder-tree: ruis . . . .i. trom, Auraic. 1193 . (b)name
of theletter Rin Ogham:ruamna drech . . . do rād fri ruis in
ogaim . . . ar is tri ruis scribthar, Auraic. 5647 .ainm i mbī
ruis, Arch. iii 307 § 19 .nion, ruis, dhá onn, agus ailm(= the
nameOnóra), Dánta Grádha vii 13 = Dánta Grádha² 89.13 . SeeR.

50 ruise(ruisse,russe) adj io,iā. red: claideb russi roindes crú, SC
37 ( LU 3826 ).cen chorthair partaing russi without a fringe of
red Parthian leather
, Ériu iii 96 § 5 (Rule of Ailbe) (ruisi,ruise
v.ll.).eo ruisse`red yew', Met. Dinds. iv 330 .caeco ech finn
. . . ruissi hi ccorccuir huili a scuabo ┐ a mungo with their tails
55and manes dyed red
, IT ii2191.56 .Cf. ruisteandruisid, and
seerondid.

ruiseda n pl. somefabulous sea beastormonster :biasta mara,
ruiseda a n-anmann, Dinds. 10 ( RC xv 301.11 ),cf. bleda mara
. . . ruisenda a n-anmand, Met. Dinds. ii 56 (ruis-edha,-egda,
60 -deda v.ll.).

? ruisem: ind tar cenn cintaigh gabait gort ruisem, O'C. 2554
( Eg. 88 f. 46 c ).

ruisenda x pl.seeruiseda.

ruisid v i. reddens,stains red? fut. rusfith ria re tuir`in his time
65he will redden a multitude
', RC xxiv 192.4 .vn. coica ech . . .
iarna rusiud i corcair uile .i. a scópa ┐ a moṅga, TFerbe 11 .
Cf. ruise.

ruisiman n(Romance loan-word?)aregiment? tanic ruisman
Sior F. na n-aghaidh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 21.2 .ceithre trupa
70dég ┐ naoi ruissiman coissigh, 41.11 .

ruisne n ayoung pig ?dorad damh . . . céd-láogh gacha bó, |
ruisne rō ōn crāin`a great piglet (?) from (each) sow', Misc. Hag.
Hib. 34.18 .

ruiste adj io,iā. (part.ofruisid) reddened,stained red :a guin féin,
75corop rusti rúad derg fair, TBC 4538 (leg. rúad-dergandom.
fair?) =curbó ruisti ruadh-dercc é, St.roba ruisti rúamanta
L. ón chomhrag, Cóir Anm. 199 .ba ruisdi ruaid[d]erg . . . din
cru bidbad, BB 438a1 .do collaip ruste ruamanta, CCath.
2851 .ba ruisti ruamanta ruisc an rig, TTébe 1094 .

80 ruit x TBC 5430 , seeroitandraite.

ruite n running(on foot)? ata dethbir itir ruiti ┐ rith .i. rith in
marcaig ┐ ruiti na retha aile, O'Dav. 1402 (cf.follg.).

ruitech subst.?bla liac limad, no ruitech`exemption as regards
the grinding-stone or crank
', Laws iii 294.20 , glossed.i. inní is
85dech reithes uad ┐ chuici, in crand cam, ib. 24 (acc. to Atkin-
son prob. the zigzag handle of the grinding-stone); quoted by
O'Dav. 1402 with gloss.i. rith. ruitech .i. inní ruiter and [.i.]
in crand cam, uair madh eisidhe i[s] scenmnanda do riagail i
leth ris, Eg. 90 f. 15a ( O'Don. 2011 ). Prob. =ruithechused
assubst.of a handle which moves to and fro, see citation from
5Laws above.