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1 rám

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 rám or dil.ie/34778

m. (vn. of ráïd) the act of rowing : ocon rám (: snám) `a-rowing', Met. Dinds. iv 98.83 ( LL 164b8 ). Generally fig., course, career :? fora rriad rochéim rám étruth (of a horse), FB 47 ( LU 8630 ); `in seinem gewaltigen eifernden Lauf', Thurn., Sagen aus dem alten Irland; = rain etruth, Eg., leg. rám-étruth? (? leg. ra mét riuth, ZCP xx 487 ). cóic rig déc . . . gabsat rám os Raigni rúad `grasped the helm', Met. Dinds. iv 344.68 ( LL 201b34 ). re secht [m]bliadna reraig rām he stretched his course (i.e. reigned), Rawl. 85a40 (quoted Bruchst. i § 102 n. ). Briotán Maol, mac na flatha, | saor an sliocht-rámh tar sreatha `noble the stock- branch spreading from him', Keat. i 186.99 = saer in slicht ram dar sreathadh, BB 28b50 ; perh. a cheville. Plummer, MS. Notes, sees in this ex. a deriv. of Lat. rāmus `branch', but see 3 rám. .