críathrach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. críathrach or dil.ie/12905

Forms: criathraigh

n o (críathar). Cf. d s. criathraigh, BNnÉ 187.37 . marsh, morass, boggy wasteland : dotall a criathrach a iath (B. na f.), ZCP v 485.z .i. fāsach, n. criathrach .i. fásach, O'Cl. gu tarla . . . a criathrach bhog mhointigh `soft shaking turf', AU iii 406.22 . a gcosdudh ar criathrach `marshy ground', Magauran 3606 . níor sgar . . . / gur chriathruch magh lom, O'R. Poems 2496 . nír dhaingne a gcriathrach ná a gcoill, Aithd. D. 37.37 . coill ná criathrach, 21.13 . ionnsaicchidh móna ┐ criathraigh, AFM iv 1226.26 . In n. loc. trí baili an Criathraigh, Hy Fiach. 202.3 . See Hog. Onom.