reith

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See also: reið

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish reithid (tups (of rams)).

Noun[edit]

reith f (genitive singular reithe)

  1. heat (condition where a mammal is aroused sexually or where it is especially fertile) (in sheep, goats)

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Verb[edit]

reith (present analytic reitheann, future analytic reithfidh, verbal noun reitheadh, past participle reite)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) rut, tup

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References[edit]

  • "reith" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • reithid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.