ráth

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See also: rath, Rath, rað, -raþ, and ráð

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish ráth (earthen rampart, fort, rath).

Noun[edit]

ráth m (genitive singular rátha, nominative plural ráthanna)

  1. earthen rampart
  2. ring-fort, rath
  3. layer
  4. (of fish) shoal
  5. (of dolphins) pod
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ráth (suretyship, guarantee, pledge).

Noun[edit]

ráth m (genitive singular rátha, nominative plural ráthanna)

  1. guarantee
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Old Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ráth m, f

  1. (law) surety, guarantor
  2. (law) suretyship, guarantee, pledge
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ráth m, f

  1. earthen rampart surrounding a chief's residence, fort, rath
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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ráth
also rráth after a proclitic
ráth
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
ráth
also rráth after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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