roth

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roth (comparative röther, superlative am röthesten)

  1. obsolete spelling of rot: red

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish roth, from Proto-Celtic *roto- (wheel, chariot), from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth₂-o-.

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Noun[edit]

roth m (genitive rotha, nominative plural rothaí)

  1. wheel

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *roto- (wheel, chariot), from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth₂-o- (compare Latin rota (wheel), Sanskrit रथ (ratha, chariot) and Old High German rad (wheel)).

Noun[edit]

roth m

  1. wheel
  2. disc
  3. sphere

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish roth, from Proto-Celtic *roto- (wheel, chariot), from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth₂-o-.

Noun[edit]

roth m (genitive rotha, plural rothan)

  1. wheel
    • roth a' mhuilinn, the mill-wheel
    • roth-cartach, a cart-wheel
    • roth mór, the driving-wheel of spinning-wheel
    • eadar na rothan, between the wheels
  2. rim (of a wheel)
  3. halo
    • Tha roth mun ghealaich. There is a halo round the moon.