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robur

Cite this: eDIL s.v. robur or dil.ie/35388

Forms: romur, romar, robair, romair, ruad

adj o,ā. (< Lat. ruber) in n.l. muir r.¤ = mare rubrum, the Red Sea; oft. written romur, romar; in later Mid.Ir. the form robair or romair is used in all cases and the adj. ruad generally added, the word being prob. confounded with ro-muir `great sea'. tri muir robur , Ml. 82c8 , 93b5 , 96d1 , cf. 124c24 . g s n. huisci moro robuir, 96c1 . iar ternam do muir Romor, SR 4050 . muir Romuir ruad, 4021 . tria muincinn mara Romuir, 3987 . ri muir Romair, LU 1397 ( RC xxi 382 ). tria muir Robair, LB 118a53 . i n-insib mara Romair, Metr. Dinds. iii 80.26 (see note). tuile Mara Robuir Rūaidh, RC xxxvii 347 § 51 . an Mhuir Romur reachtaigeantach Ruadh, CF 887 . gainem Mara Romair rāin | ocus gainem Maro Rúaid, ZCP v 504.17 . ar fud Mhara Ruaidh Romhoir (robhair v.l.), Keat. ii 407 (quotation from early poem). Later superseded by Muir Ruadh.