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rom

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adv. (= ro+mos `soon'?) early, too soon ; poet., used as pred. with cop. rom .i. moch nó luath, ACL iii 24.17 (gl. on Trip. 150.15 ). mithig dam-sa dul for cel | scarad frim etal bes [omit] ni rom , LU 3048 ( SG 235.41 ). iar sin tánic cretem glan | for Mag Fáil, bés nirbo rom , Metr. Dinds. ii 14.70 . cía ro crínad nírbo rom `though it is withered now, it had not an early end', iv 242 (of Bile Tortan). cia dom-īssed nīpo rom it were not too soon for him to come to [succour] me , TBC-I¹ 1728 . sét ná bo rom a way never too early taken , LU 1201 = nad bī r.¤ , ZCP viii 287.18 . mad do chomruc . . . is rom sōn dait-si cose beos (= thou art yet too young for that), TBC-I¹ 600 . la Coin Culaind la Lugaid | risna-rom úath na hómon, LL 125b3 ( Ériu v 210.45 , tr. `with whom there was not soon fear nor terror'; whom it were well to fear betimes (?), i.e. before provoking a quarrel). ba rom ron-traethad I (lit. we) was cut off before my time , LL 122b46 (Siaburchobra Con Ch.). moruar ba rom a bhoeghal, AFM i 544 z . tonn báis ba romh rod-báidhe, i 472.11 .

róm-

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pref. chief, preëminent : lucht righe rómh-ghnáith Té `of Te's chief home', Content. xii 4 (: ór-shnáith). sé na rómh-oide is na shruth `a pre-eminent teacher', xxii 14 (: córaide). Perh. = róm q.v.

Róm

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: Róim, Róm, Rómae, Róim, Romh, Rómh, -a, Róim

pn ā, f., later Róim (Lat. Roma) (a) the city of Rome: n s. ind Róm , Sg. 174a1 . g s. inna Rómae , ib. d s. hi Róim , 148a6 . ropad tánaissi Romae Letha . . . mo chathair-si a second Rome of Latium , Trip. 146.25 (g s.). indara cathair re n-abar in Rōmh, ZCP xiii 182.37 . do ghabāil na Rōma, ib. 36 . co Roim, PH 284 . orrig na Roma, 289 . in Roim, CCath. 405 (n s.). cumdach na Rómha, 149 . v s. a Romh , 1495 . Rómh f. (g s. -a, no pl.), IGT Dec. § 149.8 . Róim f. (g s. -e, no pl.), § 42.11 .

(b) a Roman : tri chaegait Rom, tri chaegit Francc, CGSH § 737.3 .

róm

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Forms: róim

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; the full term for the latter being r.¤ adnaicthe. Brega Tea . . . in róm relgech ná rairged `the burying ground that was not rifled', Metr. 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 . . . tucc 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. Thoirdh. 130.31 . an rómh adhnaicthe in ro dheónuigh an Coimdhe a adhnacal .i. an Rómh cenn na Criostuidhe, AFM vi 2372 y - z 0 . i rróimh adhnacail 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 Britannie . . . 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.). Colum Cille . . . oghdar dían ardrōm [sic MS.] airdnem whose high sanctuary is heaven , ZCP x 340.8 . a rómh na ríogh !, Measgra D. 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 . 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 Ērenn, MacCarthy 436.4 ( BB 51a47 ).