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1 rach n a variety of baldness (or shaving the head?), Corm. Y
1091 , defined: as e rōut na maīle ōthā ind ētan na maīle
corricci in mullach (i.e. extending from forehead to crown).

2 rach n a fore-arm ? rach .i. rige, Lec. Gl. 264 . r. ¤ .i. righe,
H. 3.18 p. 666a ( O'C. 1491 ).

rachall n see recholl. rachall .i. brat mairbh `a winding-sheet ',
5 P. O'C.

rachlais n f. = ro-chlais big dyke ? an súd a bhíos an r. ¤ mhór,
Iar Conn. 289.3 .

rachmus (racht-) n o,m. wealth, affluence : céim, réim is rach-
mus, O'Gr. Cat. 608.3 ; 625.29 . d'éis a bhfaca do rachtmas an
10rígh-lis, Keat. Poems 1492 . i raon rabairneach rachtmuis
(sic MS.), Hackett xx 17 . rachmas ` power, sway, ascendance ',
P. O'C.

racholl xsee rocholl.

? rachrech; ind gid docht fo riagail rachrech | is olc mad triamain
15techthech (of the cleric) of great preys (?), ZCP vii 299.3 .

1 racht n m. late form of 2 recht q.v.

2 racht? ind fri cach r. ¤ cid fiala a flaithe, | cia torba lim? Arch.
iii 296 § 38 .

rád n o,m. in later Mid.Ir. often ráda. Orig. neut.? prefixes n-
20in chevilles: g s. prob. in: relat tria rintriuchta ráid SR 7829 .
n s. rádh n-aicenta, IGT Dec. ex. 308 (r. ¤ aigenta v.l.). rad
ndiuit ndian, ZCP x 46.1 . rádh m. (g s. n p. ráidh, rádha),
ib. § 38 (p. 88.6) . rádha, § 3.12 . In later lang. with pl. end-
ing -te, ráidte, ráitte.
25(a) as vn. of ráidid, the act of saying, uttering, speaking , with
gen. of thing said and FRI of person addressed: is [ed] rodaucai
do rad inna mbriathar-sa, Ml. 46a19 . a rád do ḟilid that it
should be said by a poet
, Sg. 140a1 . doromenathar ní do rád
fris forgets to say something to him , Hib. Min. 14.473 . co cúala
30in guth 'coa rad rim | `Cluinti, a Foraind', SR 3333 . conbad
ecla . . . doberad fair can a rád that kept him from telling it ,
CRR 20 . cindus a rád comtís dee? how could it be said that
they were gods
, PH 731 . boi M. oca rada oce fen . . . `In
aislingthi atchimm?' kept saying to himself , 1055 . itcuala
35guth . . . oca ráda `ac so mo mac', 3797 . ic rada gó, IT i 106.22
(abairt v.l.). is inann `cantilena' re ráda ┐ `lenis cantus'
`cantilena' means the same as `l.c.', ZCP v 497.20 . iar rádh
aifrinn do Mhochua when M. had said Mass , Keat. iii 1003 .
x do rád fri nech to call someone x : `a athair' do rád frisin
40Coimdid, PH 7885 , cf. 6192 , 6967 . conadh cora suiscelaigthe
do radha friss inā faidh (= potius dicendus est propheta quam
evangelista), Lism. L. 11 . ní bhia díogha dá rádh riú ( my
verses) shall not be called worthless
, A. Ó Dálaigh v 1 .
Speech, talk, conversation : banrád women's talk , Wb. 29a5 .
45 rainn ratha raid stanzas of gracious speech , IT iii 69.1 , cf.
Bruchst. i § 57 . amus ruin no raid no imacallma (a confiden-
tial soldier), Laws v 72.24 Comm. tria rúnib ráid, Arch. iii
218.12 . rádha róchaoin bheóilín na bé, Hackett xi 27 .
(b) a saying, utterance, statement : ba he a rád uli `Barabás
50do anocul', PH 3274 . ba he rad fear nErenn `bid hé Niall bus
rí', RC xxiv 192 y . mar derbus cach aen rádh da ndhubhra-
mar, Maund. 156 . nír creid sí radha a hathar, ZCP vi 290.4 .
atá an rádhsa fírinneach gu dtáinic Íosa Críosd, 1 Tim. i 15 .
Prob. in this sense in chevilles: rád as díxu, Fél. Jan. 18 . rad
55ṅglé, SR 5671 . rád cen brath, 6495 . rád fallsa, Ériu iv 114.1 .
ní rád mer, LU 3035 . pl. immrádid na drochráti, PH 723 .
i nDaminis na rad radmar, LL 141b23 . ge borb do ráite,
Duan. Finn ii 406 § 15 . ráite dorcha dark sayings , Prov. i 6 .
do choimhéad ráitte Chríost, TSh. 2859 . legais a epistil ┐ ro
60tib A. co mor trena raitib laughed at its contents , IT ii2 100.6
( BB 495b18 ). as ráitibh na n-aithrech naomh, MacAingil 319.4 .

ráda xsee rád.

radaid v ā. a late derivative from rat- (rad-), perfective stem
of dobeir gives ; does not appear till late Mid.Ir., common in
65early Mod.Ir. Gives, bestows : ro rad a breithir pledged his word ,
Caithr. CC 75 . do rad Ó C. tri fichit . . . uinge d'or dóibh, ┐ ro
rad ben Tighearnain . . . an ccomatt cedna, FM ii 1124.14 .
do rad Híram do Sholamh croinn chéadair, 1 Kings ix 11 ;
cf. rad `furnished', Eg. Gl. 519 . do radset-sidhe righe dia
70sinnser brathar, Leb. Gab. i 134.6 . dam' aire níor radas mana
m'éilnighthe I gave no heed to the signs of my infection , O'Bruad.
ii 26.22 .

rád(h)aing (rághaing)? n rághaing [rádhaing v.l.] f., IGT
Dec. § 13.16 . rádhaing [raghaing v.l.] m. and f., g s. -aing,
75 -ainge, § 113 . colg sean do úaigh [ḟuaigh v.l.] re árainn | dar
gheal rádhaing [radhainn v.l.] n-úair n-iarainn, ib. ex. 1867 .
tresan rádhaing neamhdhubh nél | dealradh álainn san aiér,
ex. 1868 .