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rosualt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rosualt or dil.ie/35577

 

Forms: rossáil, ruasuall, rosuaill

n m. (O.N. hrosshualr, cf. AS hros-whael `walrus', see Meyer, Wortk. 82 , and Marstrander, Bidrag 131 ) name of a sea-monster, called also `rochuad': rosualt .i. ainm do beist bís isind airci, LU 831 ( ACC 60 Comm. ). muir-iasc mór . . . dianid ainm rosualt , Metr. Dinds. iii 428.27 , cf. Dinds. 76 ( RC xv 476 ) and LL 167b47 (Dinds. of Mag Murisci). legais rúna rosualt , LL 168a5 (see ? rochua(i)d). n p. atraachtatar a róin ┐ rossail . . . ┐ ilríana in mara, CRR 10 = LL 172b10 rossáil, facs.). O'Cl. s.v. rochúaid gives the forms ruasuall, g s. rosuaill.

See ? rochua(i)d and rasmoel.