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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 .

2 rón n o,m. horse-hair: ruainín róin, Keat. Poems 320 . a
nédach róin sackcloth , Matth. xi 21 . Cf. róinne.

1 rónach subst. seals (coll.): in ronach, BNnÉ 89.4 (with vb.
in pl.). oilen . . . a mbidh ronach, BCC § 239 (= ubi marini
15vituli generantur, Adamnan).

2 rónach adj o,ā, abounding in seals : Ess Rúaidh rónach, Anecd.
i 26 § 13 . tar rían ronach, 52 § 18 . cechaing . . . maghain
mongaigh rónaigh (of the sea), ZCP viii 197 § 5 . dochum
romra ronaigh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 17.4 .

20 rond (ronn) n m. ronn (óir) m. (g s. n p. -a), IGT Dec. § 95
(p. 127.14) . (a) a (woven or plaited) chain (of ornamental
nature): ronn .i. slabradh, H. 3. 18 p. 539a ( O'C. 1297 ). ronn
.i. slabhradh, O'Cl. da én . . ., ┐ rond derc-óir etorro, SC 7 .
Ériu v 208.3 . rond argit eter cach dá en, IT i 137.1 . ronn
25fiondruine itir gach da samaisc, TBC 2294 . bói ronn óir
dheirgh assin fult . . . slabrad oír eissein, Cóir Anm. 270 .
rand airgid, Laws v 382.18 Comm. rann, iii 404.2 . rann, .i.
in snaithi airgit, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 168 § 23 . pl. lanna,
┐ ranna , ib. fige ronn `weaving (? plaiting) chains' (occupa-
30tion of a `cerda'), Triads 121 . ferbolg di figi rond crédumae,
LU 10808 , cf. Met. Dinds. iii 124.48 . cet rond findbruine
(ornament of a helmet), Anecd. ii 3 z . seinm rond `the jingle
of chains
', Hail Brigit 10 ( LL 49b36 ).
(b) a dribble, stream of drops (?): ronna . . . quasi srōn-unna .i.
35ton[n]a srōna, Corm. Y 1116 .

rondid v colours, dyes, reddens: impf. 3 s. gāeth rūad | rondad
for fāebur fuilchiaid which coloured sword-edges with mist of
blood
, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 39 § 3 ( Rawl. 115a25 ). cf. claideb russi
roindes crú, LU 3826 ( SC 37 ). pret. 3 s. Fiachna . . . rerid sál
40co snigib sleg reddened the sea , LL 50a8 ( Hail Brigit § 18 , see
ZCP viii 600 ). pass. pret. s. assail ccrochis Congal Cendḟota
┐ ba cosmail a dath ri brat ro ros do Dūnchad its colour was
like (that of) the cloak which had been dyed red by D.
(?), ZCP
viii 330.3 ; the vb. in the first clause may = cróch[a]is (cróch
45 red ); i.e. C.C. reddened the mantle. pl. ro rósa uinsend i crobaib
bidbad and ash (- spears) were stained red (?), Ériu v 238.101
( YBL 210a36 ). See Ériu xii 239 § 5 . Cf. ruise.

ronga n m. (late Eng. loan-word?) a rung (of a ladder), cross-bar:
is éigean seacht ronga do bheith san dréimire, TSh. 10829 .

50 ronn xsee rond.

1 ronnach adj o,ā. eclach . . . ronnach rannach, BB 257b8 =
YBL 177a13 ; perh. a doublet of rannach (q.v.), two variant
forms being taken by the scribe for different words; or pos-
sibly = snotty, dribbling , see rond (b) and Dinneen: ronnach
55`a spitter, dribbler, one with a running nose'.

2 ronnach n o,m. a mackerel. ronnach, runnach, Iar Conn.
pp. 11 , 289 . ronnach ruadh, O'Bruad. ii 40.11 .

ronnaire xsee rannaire.

1 rop n animal see robb.

60 2 rop n intestine, in compds. findr. ¤ the small intestine and dub-r. ¤
the large intestine , see ZCP xiii 192 § 247 . galbra (= gallra) na
finnrop ┐ na ndubrop, 193.2 .

róp n m. (Eng. loan-word) a rope : ro glac in rop ro-daingen ┐ in
cadhla . . . cnāibi, ZCP vi 287.11 .

65 ropach [o,n.] (a vn. formation from ro- and bong- `break'?),
also variously spelt robach, ropad, rop-(rob-)dach. An assault,
infliction of injury, of some kind (leg. term): robdach .i. fobairt
tria feirg, H. 3. 18 p. 73 ( O'C. 119 ). trí gnéthe ar robadh cana
.i. robadh arm cona truaille ┐ r. ¤ arm-nocht, ┐ r. ¤ slibre, H. 3.17
70 c. 440 ( O'Don. 569 ). ropach fergi, Laws i 248.32 . bain-
beimeanna tre ropach, 58.13 . robdach con, v 138.20 . fogal
do dire na robuch, v 150.20 . g s. coirpdiri robdaig na cneidi,
iii 138.18 . cin ropuidh, ii 66.10 . aicned robaig, iv 232.14 .
? cidh a torbach, cid a robach, cid a n-esbach; lan-coirpdire
75. . . isna daoine, ┐ lan-dire isna robaib, Eg. 88 f. 26b ( O'C.
2335 ).

rophuis: n sentuinde ocus senbachlach, | rop sēs rophuis (.i.
scuap adnacail) a crīn-feis a grave-broom , Corm. Y 1059 =
rapus, Corm. p. 37.10 ; srafais, strofaiss, other versions. See
80 strofais.

roptine, -ene xsee roibtine.

rordaim ind .i. reathaim, O'Cl., see rethid.

(ro) ros vb. see rondid.

1 ros n o,m. ros m. (g s. n p. ruis, d s. rus), IGT Dec. § 67.3 .
85(a) a wood , freq. of a wooded height or of a promontory on
shore of a lake or river; common in place-names, either alone
or folld. by a gen.: ross .i. trēde fordingair .i. ros fidbuide, etc.
Corm. Y 1079 . ros coille, Auraic. 4637 = rois caelli, 1320
o rossaib (= promontoriis), Goid.² 70 = o arusaib, Lib.
Hymn. 76 z . ros toirt[h]ech, RC v 202.7 . atát i ceilg . .
5issin ross imtheit Boind the wood round which the B. flows
CRR 29 . ro ṡuid . . . for drummain uasin russ, LL 296b4
( RC xiii 44 § 25 ). fonena gīallu cach rois, ZCP xiii 381 § 33
(Baile in Scáil). ó Russ Eo, Fél. Apr. 10 (ross, ros, rus v.ll.).
co rrind Roiss Bruicc, LL 296b44 . Ros Temhrach, Acall. 1475 .
10 ruirig Ruis Temrach, Met. Dinds. i 24 . —Hence prob.: ros .i.
Teamhair, O'Cl. ¤ roighni ruis-Mhidhe `choice places of wooded
Meath
', Buile S. 98.19 . pl. amal trascraid slóig . . . rossa do
thuagaib, Alex. 357 . Fíachra a fid Ross, Ériu iv 98 x ( LL
34a22 ). innsi chall-ras chnó-donn of hazel woods , IGT Dec. ex.
15213 (: Parrdhas).
(b) by extension, wood, timber : ros ┐ ael (building materials),
Auraic. 294 . gai . . . la foga . . . for crannaib roiss rúamantai,
LU 10228 = ruis, ZCP iii 233.13 . dhá sleig, . . . co crannuib
ruis, Acall. 1993 .