reithe

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish reithe (ram).

Noun[edit]

reithe m (genitive singular reithe, nominative plural reithí)

  1. ram (male sheep)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

reithe f

  1. genitive singular of reith

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *retio-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁r-i-(e)t- (certain domestic animal); also compare *h₁er- (earth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

reithe m (genitive reithi, nominative plural reithi)

  1. ram (male sheep)
  2. boats used as fireships

Inflection[edit]

Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative reithe reitheL reithiL
Vocative reithi reitheL reithiu
Accusative reitheN reitheL reithiuH
Genitive reithiL reitheL reitheN
Dative reithiuL reithib reithib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: reithe

Further reading[edit]