ethait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ethait or dil.ie/20835

Forms: aithid, ~e, fe(i)th-, e(a)thaid, etaid, eathaide, eithide, ethaiti, ethaite, ethat, ethaiti, ethaidi, ethaidedha, ethaidi, ethitib

n later also aithid, ~e, and with prothetic f- fe(i)th- (the form etait-, etc., e.g. Ml. 121b5 , may be due to scribal error, but cf. perh. dethach and detach). See ZCP vii. 386 . n s. (a) ethaid, LB 274b49 . TTebe 2099 . (b) (f)eithide, P. O'C. a s. (a) ethait, SR 2520 . LL 109a6 . e(a)thaid, MR 236.7 . BS 52.6 . (b) ethaide, LL 410b9 . g s. etaid, Marco P. 161 . eathaide, Each. Iol. 32.25 . (an) eithide , ITS i 120.1 . n a p. ethaiti, LL 265a11 . ethaite, PH 1330.1910 . LB 274b47 . Marco P. 120 . ethat, TTr.² 978 . ethaiti, Fl. Earls 236.4 . (na h)ethaidi YBL 188b10 . ethaidedha, BCC § 47 . AFM iv 1022 . d p. (a) ethatib, PH 2939 . ethaidi, Aen. 918 . RC xxiv 190.16 . ethitib, PH 3694 . (b) etaidib, Ml. 121b5 . g p. (?) fethuidi, ZCP vi 73.7 .

A bird, fowl; a winged creature; a living creature (beast, bird or insect) in gen.: eithide a serpent, any venomous little creature P. O'C. eithid and eithide a cow (citing .i. bó, O[ld] G[lossary]) id. feithide, feathaide a beast , id. donaib etaidib (ref. to volucres) Ml. 121b5 . o thuinn do thuinn | amal cach n-ethait etruim SR 2520 . conlingis C. mar cach n-ethait a haeraib RC xiv 408.27 . fiaich ┐ fennóca ┐ ethaite na coillead LB 274b47 . ethaide boinenna no anmannai boinenna, Todd Nenn. 216.7 . cu raib a corp fo conaib ┐ fiachaib ┐ ethaidib in aer, Aen. 918 . tigernus na haquili for na huilibh ethaidibh, CCath. 495 . do ethitib aeoir ┐ do biastaib talman, PH 3694.2939 . mar gach n-eathaid n-ármuigi bird of prey MR 236.7 . ticdis eathaide ┐ eoin na ndithreb chuici co leathdiss a n-eiteada tairis, Ériu v 20.17 . a nduadar coin ┐ eathaidedha, AFM iv 1022 . ethaiti allta égcennuis an dithreib, Fl. Earls 236.4 . cosgur fiadha na fethuidi, ZCP vi 73.7 .