do-etha

Cite this: eDIL s.v. do-etha or dil.ie/17604

Forms: dóeth, do-sn-ethat, da n-ethat

v (*to-eth-, Ped. ii 514 ) goes to, visits, approaches: aitherruch donethand athach di ghoith tentidi, Ériu ii 122 . tetha Silend . . . adba ná ba tairsech tur visits, i.e. washes (of a lake), Met. Dinds. iii 376 . doetait (doedait, v.l.; leg. doethaid ?) guth treothu `voice comes through them', Auraic. 363 . nibu degming donetad (= donethad ?) a chorp fadesin `it were not difficult for him to go to his own body', Wb. 13d20 . Pass. pret. impers. ? dóeth cucai, TBC² 1131 (LU). dóet chucai, 1126 (LU) = doeth Cuchulaind, YBL. Perh. also: tóhet o Chormac i ndiaid maic B., Ériu iii 136.34 .

The forms do-sn-ethat, da n-ethat ( attacks ), LU 5583 , 6073 ( TBC² 1099 , 1599 ) may be influenced by or belong to this vb. Cf. ad-etha.