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rot

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Forms: rot

o,ā. adj. of uncertain meaning confined chiefly to poet. and heroic lit., not always easy to distinguish from ród and apparently meaning much the same, strong, impetuous, spirited or someth. similar.

Commonly of persons: rí rot `daring', Metr. Dinds. ii 54.5 , cf. ZCP viii 266 § 29 (: argot). in milid rod ro-tren, Aen. 1769 . Mog Ruith . . . fa rod fích `terrible in anger', Ériu iv 228.1 . Conc[h]obur Rot , ZCP viii 326.21 . Conan Rod, MR 76.18 , 78.22 ( FDG 693 , 720 ), distinguished from Conan Ruad, MR 78.21 . in rod-clárach, Caithr. Thoirdh., 16.17 . ríogha roda reachtmhara, ML 136.31 . Of. animals: each rot ro-mer, TTebe 2815 . ech rott, CCath. 4624 . seabhaic roda, ruadha, BNnÉ 99 § 10 . Of abstracts, natural objects, etc.: réim rot `fierce onset', Metr. Dinds. iii 142 (: comruc). rot a ṅgal, LL 150b31 . mairg cingis in rēim rod-sain (i.e. the course to Hell), ZCP vi 265.5 (: loc-sain). gal ┐ gaisgidh rod ro-rebach, Aen. 2038 . a chalann rúathurach rodd, IGT Dec. ex. 414 . sruth rod ro-utmald, RC xi 130.16 . pláigh . . . reachtmar rod `red' (?), Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 15 § 8 (: namhod). Macha . . . cell cech ratha ruit `of every swift (?) grace', KMMisc. 264 § 23 (: cluic). ruithis co rot in gabair fon sluag, Hib. Min. 70 § 1 (Rawl.); `too far', Meyer (taking as = ro-fhot).

Compd. doberedh rod-bhuilli dimor de fa cheann an ḟir `mighty shot', CF 395 . Domnall dian-rod-crechach, Caithr. Thoirdh. 15.14 . dá tuath-rod-rébadh `to wreck their tuatha', 17.7 .

1 rót

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Last Revised: 2019

Forms: rout, root, rout, róit, rota, rota, rótu, róot, ród, rád, róid, róide, róda, róide, rót-bla, rót, ró-ḟot

n o, m., occas. rout, root. d s. rout, LL 316c12 . n p. róit; ? rota, IT i 100.11 ( LL 112b31 , perh. n s. rota ` bog-stuff ').

a p. rótu, Fél. Prol. 29 . ? g p. róot, LU 8633 ( FB 47 ). ród rád m. (n p. róid, róide, a p. róda, róide), IGT Dec. § 88 .

A road, highway : rōut .i. ro-ṡét .i. mō oldās sēt . . . Rōut .i. da cubat [= cuat] carpat ┐ dā ō[ e]nechdae imme. Dorōnath fri hechroeta nō frī hecraite mennota, Corm. Y 1082 ; appar. the ` rót ' came between a `sét' or path, track and a `rámat' and admitted of a chariot being driven on it with a mounted horseman on either side. It has fences or dykes: ramat .i. mor; rot, .i. bec, .i. ima mbi clad, Laws i 232.17 Comm. crich son incoisce rod righ no tuaithe, no rod ímfeagna [= imfedna], iv 144.13 Comm. cach rot ríadas do charpat-su, FB 34 . segda cairptech docing rot , SCC 37 (: óc). na fail . . . lia for tilaig nā chend-róit nā sliged bar crīg Breg . . . nach lán d'á ṅgraigib head of a road, road-end (?), CRR 28 . slighe shocair . . . ┐ ród cobhsaidh coimhreidh, tresna sleibhtiph, BNnÉ 227.6 . mōirthimchiol in prīmh-róitt, Fl. Earls 40.16 . pl. róit romra the ocean-roads, sea-tracks , LL 17a46 . fada na róide gu Róimh, IGT Dec. ex. 1631 . ? fri . . . fidbotha ┐ róitiu, Anecd. iii 23.7 . ránic mór rót traversed many roads , Metr. Dinds. iii 242.11 . for ródaibh raoín-ndírghe na Midhe, AFM vi 1920.18 .

Of hair: rōut na māile ōthā ind ētan . . . corricci in mullach a strip (?) of baldness, Corm. Y 1091 . a fholt na ród 'o hair of the furrows', Giolla Brighde 112 § 15 . See also imrót. Fig. ród imais (of the r. Boyne), Anecd. ii 2.7 . ród na haithrighe, TSh. 9294 . Cf. rád (: atát), Trip.² 1320 ( Wortk., 79 . see 2 ruibne below).

Compds. ¤bruiden road-hostel, caravansary : ? (fig.) go tī a purt bhfind | na hēg-bethad rim rōtbruithean, ACL iii 235.3 . In the compds. rót-bla, Metr. Dinds. ii 26.5 and rótblad rígrátha, iii 410.8 Gwynn explains rót as ró-ḟot, `far-extending'; but cf. `sa rāith rōtgloin os Breagmaigh `mit glänzenden Pfaden', Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 92 § 16 ; in poetry the roads approaching a fort or residence are freq. emphasized as a mark of its importance.

2 rót

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x see 1 rout.