Rop éo uasind fhid.

Rop éo uasind fhid.

(he was * great tree * above the * wood)

He was a tree that stood above the forest.

This metaphorical image is found in the Middle Irish poem "A maccáin na cí". It is echoed in an 18th century poem by Aodh Buí Mac Cruitín which begins "Crann os gach coill craobh Eamhna", written in honor of Toirbhealbhach Ó Lochlainn.