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opunn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. opunn or dil.ie/33917

Forms: obunn, opund

adj o,ā. later obunn , -onn, -ann. Quick, swift, prompt : obunn .i. luath, O'Dav. 1305. catha opni erlama `nimble and ready battalions', TTr. 1360 ( LL 225a44 ). co narbtar oipni ri airsclaige na gona dib `prompt to ward off the wounds', TTr. 2056 ( LL 244b4 ). muna dherna aithrighe n-obainn, BNnÉ 25 § 13. In unfavourable sense hasty, precipitate : nibbát ecal ocol opond, SCC 25 ( LU 3468 ). saothor obund no remar, ZCP vii 311 § 15 (oppd. to: in cosmail caol fodae narrow persevering routine). Of events, sudden, unexpected : ēc oponn, Laws v 448.29 Comm. do thámh obunn énuaire, Acall. 1265. do bhásaibh obanna, TSh. 5438. compar. nach obainne bás na croiche ioná an bás nádúrtha speedier, 3786 . Adv. focheirdi erchor uait . . . docuirethar obonn anmandae ar a chind (=an animal suddenly intercepts the missile), Corm. Y 1229 = opund, Corm. p. 43 s.v. taurthait. opund dino atuaid [= aduaid] Eua in uball, LB 111a18 ( MacCarthy 54.11 ). aiti araciallathar tassic a n-opund who secures restitution promptly (?), Corm. Y 1232 = i n-opund LB, tassec opunn LL. la eirgi súas co opund, FB 25. tanic co hopand chucaind sollsi dermáir, PH 3777. étid co hoponn siph arm yourselves quickly, CCath. 5168. abair re B. nā fuirighedh a Temraig ach[t] imthiged asti co hobann at once, Ériu iii 170 § 29. [atá] canosasion chom a dhenta go hobonn air `he will soon be canonised', Fl. Earls 98.2 .

Compd. obann-briathrach cach bras, ACL iii 229.114 (`hasty-spoken', ZCP xvii 63 § 36 ).

rúad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rúad or dil.ie/35614
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: ruadh

adj o,ā.

(a) lit. red, of a brownish or dark red (opp. to derg = bright red), oft. of blood-stains (opp. to fland, the colour of freshly shed blood). atchiu forderg forro, atchiu ruad, TBC-LL¹ 224 . crú rúad, SCC 37 ( LU 3815 ). rinni ruada (a p.), SCC 15 ( LU 3363 ). dobo ruadh colc don coinne, Irish Texts ii 21 § 38 . tulcha ruada (in Hell), IT i 190.25 ( FA 30 LB). ro ba lis ballach breic-derg in lis-so . . . cid rāith ruad aniu, Acall. 2739 (of russet hue of faded vegetation). folt dond ┐ ulcha fota ruad, PH 3093 . tlacht ní thig cen rúad `polish comes not without a dye', Metr. Dinds. iii 54 (quoted by O'Cl. s.v. ruadh with gl. .i. rúamann). linn ruad red humour, choler , Rosa Angl. 306.11 . dragún . . . ruadh (= draco rufus), TSh. 7854 . In phr. rúad rosach (name of an ailment in horses) see rosach. aran ruadh brown bread , (RIA) 23 P 10 ³, 19a9 . (Equative) cethrar . . . ruadaigthir druímnín derg-oir, ZCP xiii 256.25 .

Freq. as sobriquet = red-haired , and in place-names. Muir Ruad the Red Sea (later Mid.Ir. = O.I. muir robur); cf. Muir Romuir ruad, SR 4021 . tria Muir Ruad, PH 1712 . go nuige an Mhuir Rúaidh, Joshua xxiv 6 ; Exodus xiii 18 .

(b) fig. in poetry and rhetorical style, strong, mighty, formidable : ruadh .i. trēn no lāidir, O'Cl. do mac Mugair, don rúad ro gab in ríge, LL 44a28 . Nabcodon rúad roglach, Fél. Prol. 94 . in rúad ruirech `the fierce captain', Metr. Dinds. iv 74 . cen rurig ruag, AU 918 = ruadh, AFM ii 594.25 . ro gab ríge rúad, SR 5545 . is mór do muir is do thír | . . . don ruide rúaid adventurous (difficult, dangerous) journey (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 120 (glossed: ro-uidhe laechda no laidir). railge rúada ro-móra `sturdy oaks', CRR 34 . sruth ruadh robarta, ZCP vi 94.22 . gusan sáile searbh-ruadh, Content. xxviii 20 . ré gaoith ruaidh, TSh. 9133 : cf. ruadh-ghaoith, Keat. Poems 380 . sileadh deór rúadh bitter tears , IGT Dec. ex. 1081 . Prob. in the alleg. npr. m.: maic Ruaid Ro-fesa, Anecd. ii 48.10 .

Freq. in unstable compds. in sensesadj

(a) of colour: fer ruad-brec, BB 427b22 , cf. breac-ruadh, ib. 9 . ¤chend: tri ruadchind Laigen, Rawl. 136a31 . na tri ruadchind, LL 166b41 . ¤derg, TBC-LL¹ 5410 . ¤fuil: buinne ruadh-fhola, CCath. 2032 . ¤mael: bachlaich . . . ruadmáela, Acall. 3796 (`foxy and bald', O'Gr.). In sense bloody: co rruadchathaib, LL 23a14 . ¤rind: bás obunn do ruaidh-rinne, Acall. 1851 . ruaidhrinn .i. reanna dearga no fáobhair dhearga, O'Cl. ¤rinnech, TBC-LL¹ 3987 (epithet of a warrior). LU 10405 . Magh R. ruadrindach of the red spears , BCC 372.24 . ¤rucce `red shame', TBC-LL¹ 4538 ; for explanation of word which implies sense (b) also, see 4536 .

(b) strong, mighty : ruadhbuinne robhurta, CCath. 308 , cf. 1217 , 2839 , TSh. 2078 . ruadhchath ro-mór a great and strong battalion , RC xviii 301.16 . rúad-daire ro-mór, CRR 34 . rúad-gním, LL 183b31 ( Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 8 ).

scille, scillu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scille, scillu or dil.ie/36481

adv. suddenly : cia consgaru scillu (text) .i. ce ro scaraid rut e co hobund, uair scillu obunn re siu ro findair cuich he, O'Curry 1889 - 90 ( 23 P 3, 22b ) = cia conscara s.¤, ria siu ro feisur fosugadh fir trathuibh laithuibh sceo aichib, O'Curry 2530 ( Eg. 88, 44 (45)a ). s.¤ (sgill, scill, v.ll.) .i. obann, ut est cia conscara s.¤ .i. cia scara rit é co hobann, O'Dav. 1408 . Hence prob. `sgill' obann, Metr. Gl. 27 § 38 . scill .i. obann, Lec. Gl. 200 . sgill .i. obann, O'Cl.