scíth

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scíth.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scíth f (genitive singular scíthe, nominative plural scítheanna)

  1. rest (relief afforded by sleeping)
    Cuir do scíth díot./​Déan do scíth./​Lig do scíth./​Tóg do scíth.
    Rest yourself.
    Glac scíth.
    Take a rest.
    Thug sé scíth dá chuid capall.
    He rested his horses.

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References[edit]

  • scíth” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “scíṫ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "scíth" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.