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 reatha, 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.