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rota

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rota or dil.ie/35581

 

n io, m. bog-water, bog-stuff : rotta (.i. uisce) . . . ōn derge asberthar, Corm. Y 1107 . rait ōn rota i mmbī a hinas, 1112 (see rait). táes secail ┐ rota ra comled impe, RC xvi 280.25 ( Dinds. 161 ). Bres mac Eladan . . . éc atbath don ruad-rota, LL 127a52 ( MacCarthy 154 § 1 = roda, BB). .ccc. dubṡesra di rotu rotaide monad, LL 169a33 = tri cét duibsesra do rodo ruad mōna, RC xv 439.16 ( Dinds. 46 ). ro fothraicit . . . for dubrodae, ib. 10 . g s. ropo domna trota trá | ól rota i rricht ind lomma, LL 11a40 = roda, Leb. Gab.(i) i 180.12 . A bog, marsh : Femen cid sescand cose, | ocus cid rota Raigne, Metr. Dinds. iv 306.26 .

sescann, seiscenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sescann, seiscenn or dil.ie/37286
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: seiscne

n pl. seiscne (cf. 1 seisc) unproductive ground; a marsh, swamp, bog : `bothach' seiscenn, Metr. Gl. 21 § 70 . bothach .i. móin ┐ seisgenn, Meyer Contribb. s.v. 3 bothach . cuirrec[h] . . . do rād fri seiscend, Corm. Y 331 . tir n-andomain .i. curraigh ┐ seisccend, Laws v 252.1 Comm . andomuin .i. ferann ainethaim, ut est andomain tíre .i. tír a mbí inne doimne, cuirrig ┐ seiscenn no moin, O'Dav. 140 . i cnocaib i sescnib ┐ i rrotaigib anaitreba, LU 2062 ( FA 14 ). gataitt da gerran . . . nos berat fodess fón sescán, Trip.² 2834 . i nimain . . . tar feith no seiscne, O'Curry 2327 ( Eg. 88, fo. 25 ). Femen cid sescand cose | ┐ cid rotá raigne . . ., LL 278a4 . Sescend Temra . . . .i. sescend salach bec fil and, 30c43 . co sescenn sal serg, Anecd. ii 33 ( Poem 18 § 2 ). fagbhaid a n-ionad sin, ┐ tiaghaid for seisgenn ba nessa `a neighbouring morass', TFrag. 146.16 . do hordaiged . . . sluag ferdha re foghnam fo na fedhaib ┐ buidhni sotla solma fo na sesguib (seasgannaibh, seisgionnaibh, v.ll.), ML² 1064 . i seisg, a sesgonn, i sléibh, BS 38.23 .

In place-names: co Sescen in da Cor, a Sescunn da Cor, Thes. ii 238.9 - 10 ( Ardm. 17a2 ). Sescand Cluana maccú Birnd, LL 275b13 . Dún Sescind, CRR 4 . a seisceann Droma dá trén, Acall. 845 . bui-sum . . . i n-a tig a Sescinn Uairbeoil, RC v 199 § 7 . Sesccann Lúbánach, AFM vi 2346.z .

? To this: fessatar co cend trí cóicthiges and i tig Conaill [maic] Gleo Glaiss. Ba hé sescend a n-oigidechta in chétadaig ┐ ni ba hí ind adaig dedenach `the barren part of their guesting was on the first night', RC xiv 428 § 53 = ba hí an chēad-adhoigh seiscionn a n-aoigheachta, Acall. (Leabh. ó Laimhsgr.) i 257.1 (cf. Acall. 2107 v.l.).