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róm n ā,f. and róim (Lat. Roma) strictly `the city of Rome' (see
above), hence used in early Ir. relig. lit. of a saint's settlement
in which he was buried and hence of a burial-ground in general;
85the full term for the latter being r. ¤ adnaicthe. Brega Tea . . .
in róm relgech ná rairged `the burying ground that was not
rifled'
, Met. Dinds. i 6.20 . 'sna roim arrsaig adlaici `in the
ancient place of burial
', iii 422.20 . is é . . . Glen da lacha in
cethramadh Roimh adhlaicthe as ferr i nErinn one of the four
greatest burial-places
, BNnÉ 128 § 23 . trian ele an chiosa . . .
5tucc Maodócc . . . da Roimh aoibhinn adhlaicthe, 259.16 (of
Ros Inbhir, Maedóc's settlement). is e bud roimh adhlaicthe
do sloghaib iarthair domhain, BCC § 156 (of Aran). go róim
adlaicte a shenathar, Caithr. Toirdh. 130.31 . an rómh
adhnaicthe in ro dheónuigh an Coimdhe a adhnacal .i. an
10Rómh cenn na Criostuidhe, FM vi 2372 y - z . i rróimh adhna-
cail Shíl Aodha, 2048.3 . ro badh ádhbha aineoil . . . robtar
rómha adhnaicthe dóibh, 2298.24 . béarthar thú le céathrar
ar ghuailníbh id róimh, Keat. Poems 357 . Cf. Bk. of Landaff
pp. 1 , 83 : insula Enli que more britannico uocatur Roma
15Britannie . . . cum xx millia sanctorum ibi iacent corpora
confessorum.
In bardic poetry freq. also of a frequented centre of resort,
chief's residence, etc.; cf. bennán cét ríg, róim aile a second
Rome
(of Tara), Ériu iv 92 § 4 ( LL 33b18 ; ro mbaile, Rawl.).
20 Colum Cille . . . oghdar dían ardrōm [sic MS.] airdnem whose
high sanctuary is heaven
, ZCP x 340.8 . a rómh na ríogh !,
Measgra Dánta 56.67 (of castle of Donegal destroyed in 1595).
an róimh nósmhar so fúibh, 57.34 (of a ruined castle). róimh
eighreachta an eangnomha `valor's inherited capital', TD 3.4 .
25 sen-róimh na naom 's na neimead (of Ireland), O'Gr. Cat.
466.19 (Eochaidh Ó Heodhusa). trí rómha a ngabhmaois
grádha (of the bardic schools' rooms of study), Ir. Review
1913, 594 § 8 .
Compd. Daimhinis . . . is i rōim-inis na renn | ocus ōig-inis
30Ērenn, MacCarthy 436.4 ( BB 51a47 ).

? rómail: ind in rómail gu roimhsibh rīgh (of Colum C.), ZCP x
54.4 ; = ro-mál great prince, chief ?

romaíle n(ro- intens.) a degree of baldness extending from ear to
ear: romāile .i. eter in dā n-ō uili, Corm. Y 1091 .

35 Rómán pn o,m. (Lat. romanus) a Roman: n p. ó Aeneas ro cinnset
ind romain, Sg. 31b5 . romáin, 33a11 . v p. a rómanu , 41b5 .
g p. coscrad flatho román, Wb. 26a10 . crich flaithusa Rómán,
Anecd. iii 66.18 . la Romhanu, CCath. 1054 .

Rómánach adj o,ā. Roman : romanach, gl. Romigena, Ir. Gl. 310 .
40 tir romanach , gl. romanus, Sg. 33a11 . don occbaidh romanaig,
CCath. 5583 . na himpere Rómanachu, PH 2350 (n p m.). As
subst. o,m. a Roman : na Rómanaig, PH 533 . la Romhanchu,
CCath. 78 (Romanacha v.l.). ar saidhbris na Romhánach,
241 Comm. in mod. lang., displacing rómán.

45 Rómánda adj io,iā, later also rómánta, belonging to Rome, Roman
(in origin or nature): románda, Sg. 49b23 . n p m. romándi, gl.
Romani, 31b6 . g s f. na sulbaire romanta, Hib. Min. 13.441 =
romanda, Harl. in ríghe Románta, CCath. 83 . tinnscedal in
ríghflaithiusa Romhanta, 45 . don eglais Romanta, O'Hussey
50TC 240.1 .

rómar xsee ruamar.

romda adj(cf. rom, see ZCP iv 578 ) timely, seasonable (?): bamar
lathi—romda rind—| i tuaith Tem[rach] tess Boind it was
timely for us
(?), CRR 56 = roirtiu, ZCP xiv 58 (Lec., rordu,
55other MSS.). The sense early, too soon would suit the sug-
gested derivation better, but the reading is doubtful.

rómna, romnad, -aid, -aigid xsee under rúamn-.

rompur, x LL 267a11 , see rumpud.

1 romra n keen sight; a distant view ? rumro radharc go ngéire,
60 Metr. Gl. Ff. 47 (rumhra, romra, romhra v.ll.). romhra .i.
radharc, O'Cl.

2 romra xsee romuir.

romuir n i,n. (= ro+muir) the sea, ocean; great expanse of
water (poet.). tar romuir, Fél. Nov. 3 , 11 , Dec. 8 . loimm
65de romuir, ib. Ep. 41 . Ross ṁBrocc . . . romuir rúad eter da
hall, LL 297b41 ( RC xiii 48 § 30 , SG 365.43 ) = romur, Acall.
2672 : perh. of the r. Barrow flowing past Ross mB. nír
imthige fri . . . rout ná roilbe ná romuir, Tec. Corm. § 19.9 .
co romuir, co roilbhi (boundaries), ZCP xii 363.12 . os ind
70romuir on the sea , Anecd. i 67 § 148 . g s. m'oenarán im romra
ró, LU 3015 ( SG 235.25 ). is tond romra bhádes, TBC 5277 =
romara, TBC² 3214 . mór fognítis róit romra | dún i mbitis
óic Emna the ocean ways , LL 17a46 (of Dún Sobairche). go hor
romra, Sitzungsb. der Preuss. Akad. v 92 § 6 . i tracht romra,
75 Anecd. ii 15.18 . ricfaidh huile do bar tirib . . . romra tar rian,
i 63 § 115 . dar sál romra réin, Met. Dinds. iii 120.14 (romara
v.l.). dochum romra ronaigh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 17.4 . As adj.?
i mMuir romra Ruad, SR 3982 . borrfad mara romra, LL
302b2 ( SG 376 ). ? a p. Finnachta . . . co féin immos romra
80racht, LL 23b45 (tmesis, = immosracht romra). romhra .i.
ro-mhara, O'Cl. See also robur.

1 rón n o,m. (AS. hrán, Ped. i 21 ) a seal (sea-animal). rón m.,
IGT Dec. § 96.15 . rón, gl. focam [= phocam], Thes. ii 235.20
( Berne 133b ). rōn, gl. foca, Ir. Gl. 50 . rōn .i. animal, ōn ro-
85ṡnām donī, Corm. Y 1115 . g s. di croccund róin, Thes. ii 347.33
( Hy. v 84 Comm. ). crocann in rúon, Trip. 74.23 . pl. atraach-
tatar a róin ┐ rossail . . . in mara, CRR 10 . roin . . . ┐ ilpíasta
. . . na fairrgi, Ériu iii 156.6 . adba ron rebach (of the sea), IT
iii 38 § 24 , cf. 102 § 187 and Bruchst. i § 149 . riontach na rón,
Anecd. iii 5.4 . cáecca rón do rónaibh na fairrge, BNnÉ 88
5§ 186 .
As pnsobriquet? Aed Rón, LL 330e34 . A. Róin, ib. 52 . gen.
Aedho roin, AU 749 , cf. 758 ; Aedho roen, 783 . Aodh Róin,
Keat. iii 1765 , 2328 .
Compds. rón-ghai seal-spear, harpoon , Lism.L. 1641 . Eass
10. . . ronturcairtech Ruaidh abounding in seals , MR 104.14 .