ithe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ithe or dil.ie/29158

Forms: ithi

n , f. vn. of ithid. Somet. shows dental endings in Mod. Ir., see ithi, IGT Decl. § 3.6 .

(a) eating, the act of eating, devouring: comithi gl. commensationes, Wb. 20b21 . son inchoissised longud ł. ithi, Ml. 56a13 . air ni foircnea in fini hi.¤ neich di anuas `the eating of anything of it from above,' 102a15 . huan ídi gl. edulio, 124c8 . in nephithi gl. inediam, 127c18 . i.¤ a verbo edo .i. domeilim, Corm. Y 774. coin dot i.¤ ind `dogs shall devour thee for this,' Fél.² cvi 35. ni caemnacair biad do i.¤ , Sc.MMD R § 3 . lin a hi.¤ a number large enough to eat it (of the paschal lamb), SR 3910. fearunn do cennach dia ar, no d'ithi a feoir (i.e. for ploughing or grazing), Laws ii 358.25 Comm. dia ndenaid gait, no gat d'ithedh, Laws i 56. 10 Comm. ar dith a éan, ar n-a n-ithedh do'n phréachán, Celt. Rev. x 143.9 . dobheir da n-echaib iat re n-ighti, St. Ercuil 2315. gurab falláin do'n duine `amigdolum' re . n-a ithidh, Eochairsg. 100.2 . do bhi toirmeasgtha orra an iodhbairt ... do eitheadh, Luc. Fid. 246.12 . lochaidh ag i.¤ na ngort uile, FM ii 988.16 . do shuigh an pobal síos do chum i.¤ agus ibhthe, 1 Corinth. x 7. ? To this: a gheoidh iarna ghabail ... a ithí ímil edaigh thou that gnawest the edge of clothing ? (in a series of abusive phrases), IT iii 103 § 193. Meyer, Bruchst. i 28 § 63 reads: a ithe i mīl ētaig `der du (? leg. du der) dich von Kleider- laüsen nährst.'

(b) a gnawing pain: ar tsergaib, ar ithib, ZCP x 346 § 10. cordis morsum i.¤ croidhe, 23 K 42, 45.17 . re heasbhadh codalta ┐ re hi.¤ bhéil an ghaile, 149.20 .