Print Edition

A B C D1 D2 E F G H I L M N O P R S T U


rámach adj o,ā. (cf. 1 rám and 1 ráma) pertaining to rowing or oars .
(a) of vessels equipped with oars: ag daingniughadh a long
eidir ramhach ┐ ruadhclárach both their rowing and their
strong-decked vessels
, ITS v 68.3 . Esp. in Roth Rámach ( `the
Rowing Wheel
', O'Curry), the machine constructed by Simon
5Magus and Mogh Ruith, for account of which see MS. Mat.
401 fg . ; it seems to have been a primitive flying-machine and
the epithet prob. referred to its paddles or wings. Mug Ruith
. . . is he luid do foglaim druidechta co Simon ┐ is malle
doronsat in roth ramach tic tar Eoraip ria mbráth, ZCP viii
10332.13 = doronsat in roith ramaig, LL 331b32 ; cf. Rawl.
157.37 ; roth rāmach ZCP x 343.19 . in roth ramach ┐ in
scuap a Fanait, LB 242b47 ( MS. Mat. 632, App. clii ). Hence
with epithet transferred to inventor: Tlac[h]tga ingean Mog
Ruith ramhaig, Ériu x 77 § 11 (perh. = Mogh ruith r. ¤ ).
15(b) of seas and waters and sea-coasts, plied with oars, boat-
frequented, marine : Loch Ri ramhach, Ériu x 87 § 99 . d'Ess
Rúaid rámach, LL 306b42 ( SG 386.4 ). Ess rónach [rámach
v.l.] Rúaidh, Anecd. i 27.5 . bun rámach Raiti, Caithr. Toirdh.
34.2 (Bun Raite in Co. Clare). im Corcamoroith rámach, ZCP
20 viii 226 § 6 . a righe ramhach `their oar-plied-kingship' (of
Corcamruad), Misc. Hag. 28.19 .

rámaid n m. an oarsman : pl. thugadar do rámhuighthe thú
annsna huisgeadhuibh móra, Ezek. xxvii 26 . gáir rámhadh
isteach san gcuan, Measgra Dánta 57.23 (early 17th cent.);
25in vocab. assigned to rámhaidh, but perh. g p. of ráma oar .

rámaigid v g. rows? longais curchan . . . ┐ ramaightar isin sīth,
ZCP viii 104.18 .

rámann n ā,f. (cf. 2 ráma) a spade : rámhann f., IGT Dec. § 12.15 .
ni tregdand socc nā coltar nā rámund talmain lind, Alex. 860
30= ramann, Anecd. v 3.8 , ruamu, BB 498a36 . tuc leis tuaig,
baicc is rámann, Met. Dinds. iii 194.20 = ramaind, LL 196a44 .
coro ṡelaig é dia baicc ┐ dia ramaind, LL 159b35 . trí glúine
ó rígh go rámhainn three generations from king to spade (i.e.
labourer ), O'Gr. Cat. 532.7 . ó rígh go rámhuinn, Hackett
35 50.12 .

ramar adj thick see remor.

rámat (-ut) n m. a high-road, main route : set ┐ rout ┐ ramat,
Corm. Y 1082 , where it is defined: ramut [rámut, LB] i.. mō
oldas rout .i. aurscar bís ann ar dūn ríg [urscor bís for
40urdhúnib ríg, LB]. Cach comaithech asa tír dot-roich, dlegar
de a glanad (i.e. it was bigger than a `rót', passed by the
residences of kings, and every one whose land touched on it
was responsible for its upkeep?). sen-ainm na slighed rámhad,
Met. Gl. Ff. 18 (ramat v.l.). rámhad .i. ród no slighe, O'Cl.
45 rámhad .i. ainm do shlighe ┐ as fairsinge leithne rámhad ina
ród, ib. cach rīgi a rāmad, Arch. iii 226.18 . commuir . . . co
roilbhi, co ramut bidbad, ZCP xii 363.12 . ar cach ramut ar
bith ché | ría slúag nāmat conar tí, LL 308b7 ( SG 389.24 ).
ramat righ `the road of a king', FM ii 606.7 (poem). suil ind
50ríg ramot clothach do Athirne ba bríg brethach, LL 114b22 .
pl. fer tri ramata, TBC 5430 = ramada, TBC² 3348 , i.e. a
`briugaid' or hospitaller whose hostel stood at the junction of
three high-roads. in briugu cedach . . . a teach i comrag tri
ramat, Laws v 76.26 Comm. briugu leiteach . . . tri ramuta
55lais (.i. tri rōid ar amus a tigi), v 78.7 , 13 . In fig. sense: ramat
firinne, ZCP xii 364.25 . dinnap inna ramot techtai torai (.i.
minab tora ina conair dligteac) `in a lawful way', Ériu xii 52
§ 64 (Bretha Crólige).

rámatach adj o,ā. pertaining to a main high-road : briuga ramatach
60(i.e. living near high-roads), Laws iii 112.12 , cf. v 78.8 .
briugadh ramadach .i. tri ramada chuigi .i. ri ┐ esbag ┐ ollam,
H. 3.18, 423a ( O'C. 981 ). tarsan Rúaidh-sliabh ramattach
[sic leg.], Hugh Roe 16.3 (f. 4b) , i.e. approached by a high-road
(of Slieve Rua, the Three Rock hill, Co. Dublin).

65 rámda adj io,iā. (cf. 1 rám) pertaining to rowing or navigation ?
rēim . . . tar rian ramdha (.i. tar an ffairrgi rámaigh), Leb.
Gab. i 60.18 = dar rian ramdha, BB 24b16 ; dar rám rámda,
LL 5b21 . ? caecu rechtaire ramda | risin flaith, BB 352a50 =
ránda, Met. Dinds. i 34.81 (the reading of BB is supported by
70several MSS.).

? ramruth: ind ri burbi na mbuiden ┐ ri ramruth na ríg (a fleet
setting out), LL 232b31 ( TTr. 1148 ); a compd. of rám and
rith (d s. riuth, ruth)?

rámtéan n m. a noise of some kind, splashing, snorting ? ramtéan
75tuinne dar taíb cúain, LL 298a12 ( SG 366.12 ). co cualatar . . .
broscur in mórṡluáig ┐ rámtéan na grega, RC xiii 88 § 106
(`snorting'; seitfeadach v.l.).

1 rán adj o,ā. (< ro-án) very noble, glorious, splendid, pre-eminent :
ran .i. uasal, O'Dav. 1357 . ran .i. uallach, 1350 . ran .i. maith
80nó togaide, Lec. Gl. 134 . ran .i. toghaidhe, álainn no follas;
.i. ro-án; .i. ro-luath; .i. uasal; .i. réidh, O'Cl.
Chiefly used in poetry. Of persons: a ri ran! (of Deity),
Arch. iii 223.3 . in ruri rán, LL 128a45 ( MacCarthy 174 § 2 ).
Lugaid C. den rigraid ráin, ZCP xi 110.1 . re clainn Rudh-
85raidhe ráin, Content. xxviii 4 . tri fichit righ rán, Todd Nenn.
274.5 . deich fichit mac rígh ba ráin, Acall. 1477 . maic
Fedlimthe Rechtmair róin, Met. Dinds. iii 68.35 (: -móir;
ráin . . . -máir v.l.). Of a woman: righan rán, ZCP v 502.16 ,
cf. IT i 145.4 . Of heaven: rí richid ráin, LL 374c19 , cf. Fél.
204.10 . imrordus ríg richid ráin, LU 2996 . Of places, things:
5 rán clochar, Fél. Aug. 15 . i rRúaim, rán baile, ib. Ap. 20 . go
Ruaim ráin `noble Rome', FM ii 602.14 (poem). Rathen ran,
BNnÉ 313 § 6 . ro gab Dauid rígi ran (: lán), SR 6621 . rosc
rán, FB 47 . a dá rosc rán, Met. Dinds. iii 28.46 . do gorud in
ra-ḟeóir rain, Ériu vii 221 § 20 ( LL 208b22 ). Of abstracts: rán
10togae, Fél. Jan. 6 . recht rán, ZCP xi 81 § 12 . rebrad ran
(: gnád), LU 3666 ( SC 33 ). do ruidiud rán (`dein edles Erröten'),
TBC 4043 . Feradach don ro-thuilg ráin `of the noble pride',
Met. Dinds. iii 266.6 . Death-tales 20.8 : nir scarais frisin
rig rāin | co ros fargbais i ndáil báis = ni ra scarais frisin rig
15ráin, LL 150a39 , and ráin is given in vocab. as a by-form of
rán. Cf. dorigni Iob dond ríg ráin | in slóg do rīm `na rí[g]dáil,
SR 6817 .
Compds. With adj.: gniomradh na riogradh rēl ran-adhbhal
`glorious, great', Leb. Gab. i 276.22 . mo ri rán-glē for nim,
20 SR 787 . With noun: ¤ ḟer: g p. ól . . . na ruirech rúad, na ráin-
ḟer, Met. Dinds. 1.34 , 70 (= raṅfer, LL 28b32 ). ¤ tor: búale
rán-tor `a fold of glorious chieftains', ii 16.87 = rantor, LU
4203 .