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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish ráth.

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NounEdit

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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Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

rath (comparative more rath, superlative most rath)

  1. Alternative form of rathe

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CornishEdit

NounEdit

rath f (plural rathes)

  1. rat

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Old SaxonEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

rath n

  1. wheel

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