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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).

3 rúam

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Forms: ruamh

n a spade, turf-spade : rúam ┐ bacc ria aiss, LL 159b29 (Dinds. of Mag Raigne) = ráma, RC xv 434.43 . cf. dia baicc ┐ dia ramaind, LL 159b35 (same text); O'R. gives: ruamh `a spade'. mo bró ┐ mo rúamor (leg. rúam mór), RC xiii 82 .1 , Celtica i 364 . ro ghabsat leit do na ruamaib bátar ina lámaib ina chenn co fargsat cen anmain é, SG i 396.17 . do ghabhadar da rámhaibh (ruamhaibh, v.l.) is dá sásaibh oile air, gur mharbhadar é, Keat. iii 2151 . ni tregdand socc nā coltar nā rámund talmain lind, Alex. 860 = ruamu, BB 498 a 36 . cf. rúamar.

4 rúam

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Forms: rūain

n (1 Sprache xliv 42 ). red dye or colouring matter : ruam .i. luss dosber dath no cucht in faciem cu mbi derg, Corm. p. 39 = rūain, Corm. Y 1094 . mād rūam in bruit `red dye', Cáin Ad. 52 . Cf. the npr. m. Tipraiti mac Ruamlusa, AU i 332.11 ; the same person is called Ruamnus at 284.4 (the same discrepancy occurs between AFM i 462.9 and 404.10 ). See rúan.

? 2 rúam

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Forms: rúaim

n [f.] fame, glory ? ro fess ruam, ro fess seiss `his fame was known' (of Colum C.), ACC 44 ( RC xx 178 ) = rúaim, LU 746 (with gl. .i. rofes roim a hadnaicthe nó rofes ic Róim a ecna-som); Atkinson in LHy. renders grave. ? adamra ind rig na ruam rath, | nimtha luad ara n-ilar, SR 7289 ; cf. tainic rath . . . orm o righ na ruaime, Anecd. ii 20 § 1 (poem ascribed to S. Moling). As epithet: forsind ríg ruam, for Saúl, SR 6094 . ? suan co sluagrath | ruam co rigrath, IT iii 76 § 41 ( BB 288a44 , 290a44 ) = ruan co rigdath, H.