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irúath , irúaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. irúath , irúaid or dil.ie/29097

Forms: irúath, irúaid

n (late Lat. herodius, described by Du Cange as 'rapacissima avis ... qui et aquilam vincit' < Greek ἐρωδιός 'heron', Ériu xxxv 131-32 ) Legendary giant bird . The form irúath is m., irúaid f. en inna mete dermhaire dianad ainm Hiruath i tirib India, Ériu ii 120.10 . in t-iruath os gach eon an, RC xxx 186.9 ( Hy Many fo. 67ax ). an méad rug ... Sliabh Síon os na sléibhtibh, agus an ioruaidh os an éanlaith, ITS i 52.14 . tú an ioruaidh ós gach ealta, 3 C 13, 752.7 .

1 Irúath

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Forms: Iruath, Hiruad, Hiruath

npr. m. Iruath mac Ailpin, ri Alban, Acall. 3388. anmann mac nDiarmada ... Sealbuch, Sercach is Iruath , 1530 . Iruad mac Dreaguin, CF 8. Iruath , 508 . Hiruad (one of the nobles after whom the Ogham letters were named), Auraic. 246 = Hiruath, 2561 .

2 Irúath

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npr. m. Herod: hi.¤ ocus Pilait, Fél. Prol. 85. Hiruath Agripa, ... meic Hiruaith ..., PH 818. do tṡil Buadnaite ingine Irhuaith, Acall. 6250.