ruis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ruis or dil.ie/35752
Last Revised: 2019

 

n f.

(orig. 'redness, reddening', original meaning of the Ogam letter name,

Ériu xxxix 160 )

(a) the elder-tree: ruis . . . .i. trom, Auraic. 1193 .

(b) name of the letter R in Ogham: ruamna drech . . . do rād fri ruis in ogaim . . . ar is tri ruis scribthar, Auraic. 5647 . ainm i mbī ruis, ACL iii 307 § 19 . nion, ruis, dhá onn, agus ailm (= the name Onóra), Dánta Gr. vii 13 = Dánta Gr. 89.13 . For the phrases ruis étromm and ruis garb, see étromm, 1 garb. See also R.