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1 ró n m. indecl.(orig.neut.?cf. n s. ró n-ascada, Ériu iv 98.3 .
ró (ón imarcaidh) m., IGT Dec. § 108.6 .
55(a)anover-great amount(degree);excess, toomuch ; poet.
word used largely as pred. with cop., common in chevilles.
nocha n-epert guth bud ró, Acall. 462 (`expression that was
excessive
', O'Gr.).a rád ni ró, LL 159b16 .nirbo ró Conchobar
i ndígal Mani C. would not be too much in vengeance for M. ,
60 TFerbe 651 .cid tu ba ri ni bo ro it were not too much (= it
would be fit) that thou shouldst be king
, ZCP x 47 y .targad rigi
nErenn dó . . . géar ba ró, MR 130.16 .ná habair riom gurab
ró`an exaggeration', Content. vi 85 .ní ró . . . a ndubhart
what I said is no exaggeration , O'Bruad. ii 1 84.25 .da n-abruinn-
65si maith . . . aderadh an chlíar maith badh ró`the poets would
speak far better
', KMMisc. 364 z .is ró dom: nírba ró dó
airúacra . . . it was not too much for him (beyond his power ),
Hib. Min. 66.6 .ní ró damh pían d'fulang ar son righ nimhe,
BNnÉ 128.2 .nírbhó ró dho dia mbadh laintighearna it would
70not have been beyond his deserts
, FM v 1488 x .is ró lim(m):
níbo ró lim dait conna tissad nech . . . riut hi Tech Midchúarda
I should not deem it too much (too great an honour) for thee that
none should precede thee
, FB 17 .nirbo ró nó furail lim me fein
do luigi foen fo for cossaibh, CCath. 5522 .
75Assubst., somet. with art.:ac so tuarastal Conri do c[h]lan-
noibh Ir. . . . borb an ró, ZCP xiii 12.5 .ro gluaisiomar . . . ó
Themraigh ger mór in ró`though it was a great strain', Duan.
Finn i 6.5 .do thoirbhir Fionn, mór in ró, | d'Fíanoibh
Eirionn, ii 128 § 16 .amlaid is maith ceili De | gan ni bud mó,
80gan ró re ré, ZCP viii 231.20 (= without more than suffices
for the time being?).intí doní saint tar ró excessively , ZCP
x 415.15 = BNnÉ 101.9 . With dependent gen.:m'oenurán im
romra ró in my vast expanse of ocean , LU 3015 .ní ró n-ascada
duit sain too great a boon , Ériu iv 98.3 .do dhall an ró sainnte
85sionn, A. Ó Dálaigh vi 4 .gan ró céille, Measgra Dánta 66.52 .
ná bí ag tobach níos mó . . . ró tarbha ó nach tárthubair since
you have not gained overmuch profit from it (?), Content. viii 12 .
tug ró a bhfuinn i bhfonn na cille overgreat desire , Hackett
xlii 93 .cia dīre doberar . . . in n-aīr . . . ┐ hi rrō molta[sic
leg.] ZCP vii 300.21 (cf. Ériu xiii 46.17 ).dá n-abra an té théid
5dod mholadh . . . | . . . | . . . | ró molta ní dhiongna dhuid,
PBocht p. 37 § 19 . ?ro díubraic ró n-urchair de a mighty cast ,
Acall. 4802 (sreo,rod v.ll.),cf. 4904 , 5810 .
(b) prosperity,good fortune :a rebradh is a ro, BB 53a6 .mor
in ró . . . is leis co fír chungnas Dia, MR 40.13 = FDG 306 .
10 ní clóen-ró`no deceitful blessing', Met. Dinds. iii 22.274 .
senchas saidbir nach sóeb-ró`no spurious wealth', 128.2 ,cf.
330.14 , 396.2 .

2 ró n clay,earth ?Caier fu ro . . . fo chara Cáer, Corm. Y 698 ,
glossed.i. fo úr . . . fo chora .i. fo c[h]locha.

15 roäch n(ro-fuach? Thurn., Bürgsch. p. 12 ). legal term, appar-
entlysome kind ofinvalid witnessorsecurity .roach .i.
rosechad fiadan nó rosechad briatharut estfor mac ┐ raith
┐ roach. Sech .i. esbach, O'Dav. 1338 ;cf. Laws iii 6.25 , 31
(whererofechadis a wrong reading).Cid teite for fornaidm
20caich? Miach for breithemain . . . dairt for a roach (.i. for a
fiadnaise) ZCP xiii 24.5 ( H. 3.18,p. 21a , see Bürgsch. p. 12 ),
where it seems =witness.ni baidhe mac beo-athar na roach
. . . is é in roach, cia no ingealla ni a briathraib ni bi cor a
n-ecmais athar, H. 3.18,p. 441b ( O'C. 1073 ),i.e.the verbal
25pledge given by a son without his father's consent is not a
legal contract (cor) but a `roach'?i fonaiscter ceilsine for mac
┐ raith [┐] roach, Nero A vii p. 154a ( O'Don. 2230 ); see
Bürgsch.,p. 55 .; O'Dav. 1338 :de roachaib.i. do nadmannaib
.i. ni nascar co mor, H. 3.18,p. 381a ( O'C. 832 ), gl. on Laws
30 iii 6.25 . (Fig.)ní roach ná rudrad | in lebrán co lléri, Fél.
Ep. 129 (rorach; roat .i. ro-fot v.ll.); `verbose', Stokes; perh.
invalid or inadequate testimony.

roäd n m. greatprosperity (<ro-ád)?ro fáith cach recht im
road`every law concerning high fortune', Met. Dinds. i 28.5 .

35 roaige xseerodaige.

róba n m.(Romance loan-word)arobe :gurub seng gasta a roba
(:occa;leg. ōcca?), BNnÉ 145 (xii) 8 (of monks' attire).róba
an ephoid, Exod. xxxix 22 .do chaith sí a róba, Hackett xxv
7 .g p. rígh na róbadh bpurpuir(=purpurei reges), TSh. 7867 .

40 robad xseerobud.

robáil n i,f.(late formation from Eng.rob)the act ofrobbing,
plundering :gort nach roich a robáil`that cannot be harried',
Content. xxv 12 .a robáil ┐ a nochtadh, GJ iii 36 .

robanach n o,m. excessive intercoursewith women,uxoriousness :
45 don robanuch . . . atbath Ladru, MacCarthy 142 y ( LL 127a6
=rabanach, BB 45b33 ),cf. co n-apaidh [Ladhru] d'forail
banaigh, Leb. Gab. i 14.8 .

robar xseerobor,robur.

robarta(rabarta) n m., in O.Ir.iā,f.
50(a)afull tide,flood tide :a s. robarti, gl.malinas, Bcr. 34c7 .
hirobartai (in malinas), 20b3 .d s. hi robarti, gl. [maris] pro-
fectu, 34c5 .lán in mhara .i. lán rabarta, Cóir Anm. 122 .
róimse robartae, BDD 100 (a).tairm tuinni i n-aimsir robarta,
TBC 5610 St.fāl re mbruchtud robarta, Cog. 162.23 (of a
55hopeless attempt).sruth ruadh robarta ag imthecht amach
isin muir, ZCP vi 94.22 .scuchad ruadhbuinne robhurta,
CCath. 308 ,cf. 3455 (robartae), TSh. 2079 (rabharta).ra-
bhartha`over-running', Eg. Gl. 525 .
(b)fig.:rith rabarta an impetuous course , RC vi 186.12
60(Poem).no roichdis . . . 'na mbuidnib roburta, LB 156a53 .
co tanic . . . ina ruat[h]ur rabarta isin tech, BB 430b48 .
roborta .i. imat . . . roborta mblechta . . . .i. imat a mblechta,
O'Dav. 1399 .ro lín robharta feirgi ┐ lonnuis é, CCath. 431 .
robharta ro-thesbaigh . . . i samhradh, FM v 1680.8 ,cf.
65 1626.8 .fear robharta ro-einigh amhail Guaire, ii 1122.14 .
lán do rabharta roi-dhíomais, TSh. 6667 .ag tál na rabhartha
ndeór, Hackett xii 31 .

robartach adj o,ā.infull tide;rushing,impetuous,copious:? lege
hic librum fabularum robartaich , Thes. ii 235.17 ( Bern. 128a );
70 g s.of a proper name?on muir robhartaich, Hard. ii 44.3 .
Amalgaidh in cet-ri cain | ro gab os Cruachain cneadhaigh |
a rigi rabartaigh rind | iar torachtain in Tailgind, BB 58a36
(his violent rule by spear?).

1 robb,rop n o,m. Ananimal, chiefly applied tocattle,swine
75anddomesticated animals;freq. in legal tracts, such animals
(or their owners) being liable for damage done by them. ?cach
rob ina chin, Corm. 30.18 ,s.v. mogheime=cach biodhbha
ina chinaidh, Corm. Y 883 ( Anecd. iv 76.17 ), an ancient
British legal maxim =omne corpus in delictum?rop ┐ rap:
80rop didiu nach n-anmann gonas,ut sunt uac[c]ae. rap immorro
nach n-anmann dosrenga chugaeut sunt sues, sed tamen uicis-
sim com[m]uniter dicuntur , Corm. Y 1097 ; an arbitrary dis-
tinction of two forms of the word to denote resp. animals that
gore and such as root up the earth.rodb .i. ainmidhe, Lec.
85Gl. 311 =rob, 123 M .rap .i. ainm da gach beathadhach
thairrngeas biadh chuige as talmhain amhail ata muc, O'Cl.
(prob. borrowed from Corm. Y 1097 ).trí ruip conberat
duine-chinaid .i. cú áraig, reithe lonn, ech daintech, Triads
168 .im rubu foichlige, im rubu cethra, Laws i 184.15 ; the
two classes are in the Comm. defined resp.:im na robaib bis
5ar fochlae . . . .i. bainb beca ┐ peta ┐ oircpeta muc, cailligh
no eithi, and: na tairb ┐ na cullaig, 190.15 , 17 .trí beo-ruip
amuil duine a cin .i. cu ┐ cat ┐ muc; trí marb-ruib amuil
duine a cin .i. cuailli ┐ comla, ga, H. 3. 17 c. 652 ( O'Don.
915 ); for the `marb-robb'cf. trí ruip ara tíagat cinta .i. cú
10foilm[n]ech, sleg caille, slissén, Triads 169 .rofesar rupu tria
foindel, H. 3. 18,p. 8c ( O'C. 18 ).na hecodhnaigh beca gusna
robdaib [leg.robbaib] . . . a coimet for robaib, H. 3. 18 406 ( O'C. 928 ).
rucus duine-chin for rop (.i. cú) . . . ar biata in rop iar fogail
┐ aurfōcra . . . rucus rop-chinaid (.i. cin ruip) for duíne, ZCP
15 xv 329 § 20 ; 330 § 21 ( Rawl. 113a36 , 38 ).ruchtaig ruib, Ériu
xi 45.2 (fragment of a legal maxim).
Fig.of a warrior:is é in robb rigthi, TBC 5418 =in rob
rigi ergaili, TBC² 3336 .
See follg.