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-dus-

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Forms: -da-, -das-

Mid.Ir. form for -da-, 3 s. f. and 3 pl. infixed pron. rel. commonly written with contraction dȝ and intended for -dos-, q.v. See also -das-: Babilon rodusbris Cir, Lec. 77b39 = rosbriss, 44b51 . cach ēicen dusticfad do cloind in meic sin, 155c5 . fordusfaillsich Dainel faid which D. interpreted, 77b34 . rodusclái that broke them, Metr. Dinds. iii 122 . ardusmbái that was on them, ib. dreman inathor dímar | nodusnigh an Mórríoghan which the M. washes, Fianaig. 16 .

1 rúam

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Forms: ro-úam

n ā, f. perh. a variant form of róm (róim) < Lat. Roma, and used in same senses; in ZCP iv 577 - 8 the derivation ro-úam `a great hole (cave)' is suggested. rūam quasi rōm a Roma(e) , Corm. Y 1090 .

(a) as n.l. Rome: i Ruaim, Fél.² Mar. 4 = hir Róim, Fél. cathair . . . samail re Rūaim Letha, ZCP x 53.26 . hi rRúaim Letha, Ériu ii 192.5 , cf. ib. 11 (but: abb Rómae, ib. 12 ).

(b) a monastic settlement or `city': rúam iarthair betha (of Glendalough), Fél. Prol. 195 (ruaim, roim v.ll.). ruaim coitchenn do Ghaidhelaib (of Daiminis), 206.31 . tír i fail do rúaim (said to St. Brigid of Leinster), LL 50a32 ( Hail Brigit § 26 ). dā chomurtha . . . | ac Lainn sech cach rūaim . . . | muilenn cerr fri comblethad | ocus brat im a bachaill, BColm. 96.17 (distinguishing features of the monastery of Lann). pl. ind locáin . . . it rúama co ndálaib monasteries with assemblies , Fél. Prol. 211 . ticfat tailcind, conutsat [v.l. conucsat] rúama, noifit cella, Trip.², 346 .

(c) a burial-place, cemetery : Babilón a rrúam-som, Fél. Oct. 28 (of SS. Simon and Thaddaeus or Jude, acc. to tradition buried at Babylon). an tAodh isin úir, an rí isin ruaimh, AFM i 334.8 , see Bruchst. i § 99 . ēg in righ 'na ruaimh ar lár, BB 59b7 . is railecc ríg a rúam rán, Metr. Dinds. iii 2 (of Carmun).

(d) of a gathering-place, capital centre or fort, etc.: ainm doróega sech rúama, Metr. Dinds. i 28 (of Tara).