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rogach adj o,ā. (< rogu ?) adj. with complimentary sense, chosen,
choice, excellent ? in all follg. exx. applied to kings. ri roghach
85rathghorm, AU 902 (poem) = rogach, FM a. 898 . ōm righ
rogach (: blogach), Anecd. i 74 § 221 (of God). gabsat riam
ind ríg rogaig `choice kings', Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 18 ( LL 182a53 ).
fri hairer, cennach tólach, | na ríg rógach, na ruirech `jolly
kings
', Met. Dinds. i 34.80 (roga, rogach, MSS.); in Gloss. the
sense grasping, far-reaching (cf. rogid `stretches') is also sug-
5gested. roghach `merry, cheerful, pleasant', P. O'C.

rogad (? rogud) u,m. vn. of rogid. Stretching, extending : d s.
hond rogud , gl. [funis] extentione, Ml. 37d6 . saoeir don flaith
. . . rogad laime dia setuib the lord is empowered to stretch out
his hand to his valuables
(i.e. to withdraw his fief), ZCP xv
10248 § 8 = Laws ii 210.14 (quoted by O'Dav. 1384 with gl.:
rogadh .i. sínedh). cen aurchra, co rogud rath, | do thorud no
duilerad, SR 619 . im ḟír flatha do chomol cech ríg fri ratha
rpgid for the extension of prosperity , LL 21a28 . it fáilte na
cossa inna roguth cen gluasacht, 282a43 . as e an corp bis ina
15rogad ar in talmain, RC xv 491.8 .

1 rogaid v ā. (denom. from rogu) chooses, selects : ro rog fóir fri
fir-suide `chose out a home', Met. Dinds. iv 318.6 .

2 rogaid v stretches see rogid.

rogaide adj io,iā. (cf. rogu and rogaid) chosen, choice, excellent :
20 rígrad rogaide, LL 17a49 . Mug Roith rogaide, Met. Dinds.
iv 186.10 . a retla rān roguide! Ériu i 122.21 = Ir. Lit.
96.18 . a Ri roghaide! Leb. Gab. i 130.12 . roghaidhe .i. ro-
thoghaidhe, O'Cl.

rogain n choice , see rogu.

25 rogait n a staff? sith-rogait farnd sithremithir cuing n-imechtair
i lláim cach ae, LU 7742 ( BDD 130 ). Stokes ZCP iii 470 - 1
compares Engl. rock, Germ. Rocken `distaff'; perh. compd. of
ro- and gat `withe, goad'.

rogáit n f. (Lat. rogatio) rogation (eccles.): domnach na rogáidi
30 Rogation Sunday , O'Gr. Cat. 309.11 .

rogda adj io,iā. choice, excellent : Donnchad rogdae, Fél. Prol. 221 .
cét-rith Find, bo réim rogda, Fianaig. 46 § 3 . imchomarc
rogda, Auraic. 5332 ( LL 37c34 ). dia n-aithrib rogdaibh, Arch.
iii 297 § 59 .

35 ro-geinn v is contained, finds a place (Thurn., KZ lxiii 114ff. ):
rogenn cach mait[h] for menmain lethain hísel (rogeinn v.l.),
every good finds a place in a broad and humble mind , ZCP iii
454.5 . ní rogainn la hanfírindi it has no place together with
injustice
, 451.8 . co nā rogainn nach ae ann, 452.7 . Cf. W.
40 genni.

rogellach adj o,ā. bá messi in Cú Chulaind . . . rigderg roíglethan
rogellach, LU 9313 = derglethan rogeallach, Anecd. iii 52.16 .
baí uile orba Briuin ba rogellach, SG 396.21 (< Eg. 1782 );
perh. a play on the npr. Ragallach in the story.

45 rogid, vlater also rogaid, ā. The ā-stem prob. belongs orig. to
the subjunctive forms, see Ped. ii 593 (same root as rigid)
subj. pres. 3 s. rel. sechis rogas , Ml. 79d4 . Pass. pres. s.
roichthir, 55d24 . rel. roichther, 138a2 . pass. subj. roigthir,
110a1 . roichther, 44a4 . Part. n pl. f. roigthi, 33b1 .
50 Stretches, extends (trans.): gl. dilatare, porrigere, producere,
protrahere. dia rogha [in t-athair] laim dia mac, H. 3.18
p. 19a ( O'C. 54 ), i.e. when a father recalls his child before the
expiration of fosterage, prob. a techn. term, cf. Laws ii 210.14
quoted s.v. rogad. gé redruigset sidhe lam, Laws i 24 z . See
55 rogad.

roglach adj o,ā. (< ro-galach?) combative, warlike : Nabcodon rúad
roglach, Fél. Prol. 94 . míad Loíguiri roglaig, ib. 170 . dā mac
roglach Racheli, Rawl. 72b47 . go roighnibh ro-ghalgat
roghlach, Leb. Gab. i 224.8 . réim roglach, Met. Dinds. iv
6074.75 . for rian r. ¤ the stormy sea , Anecd. i 67 § 147 . fri Gleann
roglach rige `the angry Glenn-rige', AU 758 . roghlach .i.
roghalach .i. feargach; .i. rogha láoch, O'Cl.

rogmál n m. a great prince ? roghmhal .i. rogha na riogh, O'Cl.
Cf. rug-

65 rogmar adj o,ā. very great, mighty ? ri rogmar (: golmar), SR 96 .
lam' rig rogmár (: oll-grád), 627 . dofóethsat maic rig rogmair,
IT i 70.12 (roghmair v.l.). ríg rogmara, LL 273b8 . teoraib
roaib rogmarib, 23a19 = teora[i]b roeb rogmuraib [sic leg.],
Oss. v 264.21 (Lec.). roghmhar .i. ro-ághmhar very fortunate ,
70O'Cl., an etym. gl. Prob. a compd. of rog-, rug- with már
or mór, see rug-.

rognas n o,m. (< ro+gnás) long usage (leg. term): ni astaidh
rudrad rognasa .i. ar ni bi i rudhrad do fir na geilfine ar apad
rognais fair, H. 3. 18 p. 236b ( O'C. 438 ).

75 rogor adj very sharp, keen ? roghor .i. ro-ghúr .i. ro-ghér, O'Cl.

rograim ind(< ro-greimm?): inund foglaim fríth dúinn, | innund
rograim ráth, TBC 4167 = rodruim rath, St.; `dieselbe Macht,
(dasselbe) Spenden (?)
', Wind.

rogu (roga). n(ro- and gu- `choose', cf. togu). Orig. an indecl.
80 neut.; n s. (with art.) a rogu , Wb. 9a23 . roga ṅgascid, TBC
3604 . Later decl. and gender vary: (1) rogu, roga m., sing.
invar. rogha ragha m., IGT Dec. § 2.4 . (2) roga, f. n-st.
rogha f. (d s. roghain, g s. roghan, n p. roghain, roighni), IGT
Dec. § 5 . (3) Mid.Ir. n s. rogain, Met. Dinds. gl.
85(a) the act of choosing; a choice, selection , oft. folld. by gen.
or part. DE: roga quasi togae, Corm. Y 1113 . drinnroisc .i.
roga, Laws i 72.5 Comm. raegha .i. togha, O'Cl. is lib atá a
rogu it is you that have the choice , Wb. 9a23 . ráid fri Dauid . . .
roga dó ar trib brethaib offer D. his choice of three judgements ,
SR 6848 . do rogha duit-se dibh take thy choice of them , Ériu
5 iii 154.2 . bás dúib, ní rogain roga `no choice ye would choose'
(lit. not a choice of choosing ), Met. Dinds. iii 6.57 . ba rogha
leis a bathud tar a slugudh he preferred to be drowned rather
than swallowed
, ZCP vi 295.22 . dobretha rogu doib cid biad
no ragad dia n-echaib, FB 63 . tucc a ttrí roicchne . . . do
10mhac Coisi offered three choices , ZCP viii 220 § 29 . ro lá Mac
Cecht rogu di [do, Eg., sic leg.] láthaib gaile dús in bad
imchomet . . . nó bád chuingid gave the champions their choice
whether
, BDD 147 . ro iarfaig dia macu cia rogu no berad cech
fer dib what each of them would choose , LB 158b4 . ar mbreith
15roghan don Bhanbha on getting their choice of B. , Content.
vi 62 . ro-dhoilghe an rogha rugais, ix 10 . adubairt riu dul
`na rogha conuir whatever road they chose , ZCP vi 48.30 .
toghait a rogha deissi do guibernoracht in tire gacha bliadhna
`elect two (?) for the government ', Fl. Earls 92.11 . laibheora-
20maoid ar do rabhadh [leg. raghadh = ragha] punc any point
you wish
, Luc. Fid. 273.12 . doní an peacthach rogha dona
neithibh talmhandha, TSh. 2046 . berid do rogu (rogain): ruc
in mac . . . á indmus do rogain chose his wealth , LB 158b6 .
do rugus do roghain mo bhathadh . . . nā ma thoithim
25 I chose to be drowned rather than fall , ZCP vi 65.10 . rug an
corn do roghain, TSh. 7079 . rug do rogha pláigh d'fhulang,
10204 . rucc do roghain gur bhó ferr lais, etc., FM v 1640.8 .
do ghabh an t-anam do roghain bliadhain d'eslainte sech
bheith . . . a bpurgadóir, MacAingil 328.1 .
30(b) folld. by gen. the choice, best, pick : Nín mac Bel roga na
ríg, MacCarthy 310.2 ( BB 13b ). gabsat secht ríg for Mumain
. . . ní roga ríg rí díb-sin, Met. Dinds. iii 202.35 . raga cech
roimse, 344.87 . is roga rígfiled sain, TBC 5343 . tug roga
n-urchair do a first-rate cast, aim , ZCP vi 293.14 (but this
35may be a corruption of rout n-u., see 1 rout). rogha selga
na gnáth-Fheinde in sliab-so the best hunting-ground , Acall.
6538 . aen-raghu thaisech Erenn ina aimsir fein, AU ii 348.5
(a. 1274). Maolruanaidh aon-rogha tiompanach Ereann, FM
ii 540.1 . do thogh sé amach rogha ḟear Isráel, 2 Sam. x 9 .
40 pl. Naim ┐ roigne a rig ┐ a thaisech, Marco P. 62 . raigne na
Roman, CCath. 5993 . at iad roighne na n-aittire, FM ii 934.5 .
ag seo dheit roighne mo rúin `the choice work of my thought',
A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiv 3 . le roighne ríogh-ughdar na heagailse,
TSh. 8275. 8460 . se dune dég do raighnib a munteri, RC xviii
45268.17 . ilimat do roignibh relicias the finest relics , Fl. Earls
164.10 . a Raghnaill . . . ris nach samlaim rí acht roghain with
whom I compare no king save the best
, IGT Dec. ex. 257 .