rith

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish reithid ‎(verb) and riuth ‎(noun), from Proto-Celtic *reto- ‎(verb) and *retus ‎(noun) (compare Middle Welsh redec), from Proto-Indo-European *Hreth₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rith ‎(present analytic ritheann, future analytic rithfidh, verbal noun rith, past participle rite)

  1. to run

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rith m ‎(genitive singular reatha, nominative plural rití)

  1. verbal noun of rith
  2. a run, a flow, a course

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • i rith ‎(in the course of, throughout)

References[edit]

  • (verb): "reithid" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • (noun): "rith" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • (verb): “rithim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • (noun): “rith” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "rith" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.