rath

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish ráth.

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Noun[edit]

rath (plural raths)

  1. (historical) A walled enclosure, especially in Ireland; a ringfort built sometime between the Iron Age and the Viking Age.
    • 1907, James Woods, Annals of Westmeath, Ancient and Modern:
      There are numerous Danish raths in the parish.
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Adjective[edit]

rath (comparative more rath, superlative most rath)

  1. Alternative form of rathe.

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rath f (plural rathes)

  1. rat

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Old Saxon[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *raþą (wheel), from Proto-Indo-European *rot- (wheel). Cognate with Old Frisian reth (wheel), Dutch rad (wheel), German Rad (wheel).

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Noun[edit]

rath n

  1. wheel

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