3 úath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 úath or dil.ie/42807

Forms: ūath, úath

n (a) a whitethorn: ūath .i. scē (v.l. sceach), ar imat a delg, Corm. Y 1278 . úath .i. sgé, no sgeach, O'Cl. an sceach gheal, .i. scé, .i. uathadh, Gadelica 56.30 (H. O'Sullivan's Diary). amal atraig ilar ḟlesc o uathmecnaib (MS. fhuathmecnu) 'as many rods arise from white-thorn roots' Misc. Ascoli 368 § 6 .

(b) name of the letter h: uath ó Uiría, IGT, Introd. § 4 . uath in ogaim crand fir no sce ar a delgaighe insin, Auraic. 5516 . huath dono, is o chrand rohainmniged .i. sce, 1176 , 4272 . conal cuan do rad re huath in ogaim ar coibnius in anma, 5546 . cis lir fogla ogaim ┐ caiteat? ... uath a v, 5491 . treidi doghni uath .i. bogad ┐ semigudh ┐ airdibdad, 1264 . uath bogas in beithi fil and, ar ni bi p isin Gaedilc, 1270 . huath cetumus: is ed fhuilleas b co ngeib greim p, 432 . scriuthair ┐ ni hair- imther uath isna foclaib dedenachaib arna litrib, acht nod tinfid, 1230 . teora fuilti ind Auraicepta .i. huath ┐ forsail ┐ arnin, 430 . coitchend immorro do thaebomnaib acht huath, 766 . taebomna dia togaib uath ceand doraith `a consonant along with which h constantly appears,' 1408 . aicme huatha, 5699 .