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2 raith

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Forms: ratha, raith

n i, f. and ratha n, f. (< Lat. ratis ) a raft; a hastily constructed vessel ; in raith , CCath. 2663 . stiurusmann na ratha, 2674 . go mbadar ['na] n-aenratha ro-moir for ur in tragha, 2628 . pl. rathanna ro-mora, 1391 , cf. 2632 . ós na rathannaibh, 1395 . do dheachaidh drong . . . ar rathannaibh, ┐ ar snámh, AFM ii 1060.10 .

raithnech

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n ā, f. (cf. 1 raith) fern, brake-fern (coll.): raithnech ab eo quod est ratis latine .i. raith no raithnech, Corm. p. 39 . ni ḟaca ann . . . acht mad raithnech ┐ clocha, RC xxiii 416 § 29 . dorigne . . . mucca . . . don raithnig, 408 z . tresin raithnig ruaid, LB 274b21 , cf. CCellaig 467 . ruadgaiss raithnigi the red stalks of the bracken , Ériu vii 2.10 . claochluighthear luaith na raithnighe i ngloine, Eochairsg. 59.13 . pl. in distributive sense: dogenaind . . . muca do raithneachaib, RC xxiii 408 § 6 . a bfās mar na raithnechaibh, BNnÉ 180 z . ri raithneach, ACL i 334.49 , perh. the royal fern or osmunda regalis, cf. raithneach ríoghamhail `waterfern, flowerfern or o[s]mund royal', P. O'C.

rúm

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n room, interior space : in follg. exx. appar. used of the hold or interior of a sailing-vessel. rainic a cenn ┐ a colann i rumh na rata . . . i raibhe, CCath. 2814 . ro tuitsetar . . . i ruma na rat[h]a, 2838 ; `on the floor of the raft' Stokes in both exx., deriving it from O.N. and A.S. rúm; the ratis of Lucan rendered in Irish by raith seems to have been rather a flat-bottomed boat or punt than a raft (see the description in Luc. Phars. iv 420 fg. ). ruchtgal na rúm ica ruth, LL 236a16 ( TTr. 1419 , `the rumbling of the hawsers'?). ro suidighset a longa . . . ┐ ro lasat a rama uili ina rumaib `put all their oars in their places' (? holds ), Aen. 985 .