rot

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rot or dil.ie/35578

Forms: rot

o,ā. adj. of uncertain meaning confined chiefly to poet. and heroic lit., not always easy to distinguish from 1 ród and apparently meaning much the same, strong, impetuous, spirited or someth. similar.

Commonly of persons: rí rot `daring', Met. 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. Toirdh., 16.17 . ríogha roda reacht- mhara, 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', Met. 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 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. Toirdh. 15.14 . dá tuath-rod-rébadh `to wreck their tuatha', 17.7 .