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réil(l) adj i. (a formation from vb. rélaid, Thurn. Hdb. § 911 ;
50 cf. Pokorny, KZ xlvi 152 ). O.Ir. réil, Mid.Ir. generally réill.
In mod. Ir. superseded by léir.
In general sense clear, manifest : gl. manifestum, Ml. 42d7 ,
clara, 51c23 (d s f.). réli, gl. clara, 20c11 (neut. pl.). compar. as
reiliu , 70b11 . superl. relem, 56c11 . réil .i. solas no follas, O'Cl.
55(a) of sight clearly visible: reil do chach dib dath a chuirp,
SR 1357 . is reil fornn feib atam nocht, 1347 . rathrian cach
múir . . . reil radiall sech araili, 428 (of the three walls round
the heavenly city). is i mmedon lathi is relem cech rét, Ml.
56c11 . comba rél dia rusc an bith, ZCP ix 449.7 (reild v.l.).
60 Israel .i. fer darbo rel Issu, BB 237a37 (cf. Gen. xxxii 30 ),
bhail in roba réil doibh muintir an bhaile, FM vi 2206.6 .
Cf. bargena réile remfúir, SR 6172 ( =rédi LB 128b49 , see
réid).
Rarely of sound, audible: son a gotha Coluim Cille . . . co
65cend cúic cét déc ceimmend . . . ed ba réil, LU 739 ; cf. RC xx
176 § 41 , LB 31b15 (réill), BCC § 62 (reil).
(b) in mental sense clear, intelligible : ara tucca cách a canas
condib réil less ind inne that the sense may be clear to him , Wb.
27b27 . is réil . . . conid lim-sa in caurathmir, FB 73 . is reill
70dún atá ar ndual fri mor-olc, LB 111a45 ( MacCarthy 56.4 ).
robo re[i]l trocaire Dé dó, RC xvii 407.22 . rimthir fo riagh-
laibh reilibh, AU 927 . mar deir Ceart gach ríogh go réil,
Content. v 132 , cf. KMMisc. 260 § 1 . superl. rādh as rēiliu,
Anecd. i 72.4 .
75(c) of objects, bright, clear, lustrous : romgabat fir richid
reill, ZCP vi 266 § 11 . fordorcha dar grein isin aimsir ba reli
a ruithne, CCath. 3922 . adv. réil doraittni brightly he shone ,
SR 7531 . Of eyes, clear, piercing : mu rosc reil, SP ii 5 ( Thes.
ii 293 ). ruisc reilli, TBC 5684 . Fer rogair réil fri ro-ardmes
80 sharp-sighted , BDD App. § 69 ( LU p. 87 marg.). Of persons
mo rí reil, SR 1387 . naí ngradh na nglan-aingeal . . . reill
ZCP viii 213 § 67 . bēraid in cumal ingin reil taitnemaich
thaitnighfes amail grein, Lism.L. 1171 . Clear, void of offence :
coibeis réil reithenach, ZCP viii 215.3 .
85Compds. ¤ chobair: dom ro[ḟ]oir dom rusc reilcobair (.i. dom
ro-foire dom suilib soluschobair), ZCP iii 224.2 ( Amra Senáin
§ 9 ). ¤ seng: co rrian rēlseang, IT iii 8 § 9 = Bruchst. i § 120
(`ans glänzend duftige Meer').

reilcech adj o,ā. (reilic) containing (pertaining to) cemeteries: in
róm relgech, Met. Dinds i 6.20 (of Temair, burial-place of
5Tephi). baile buadhach reilcceach, BNnÉ 144.23 (of Glen-
dalough).

réile n iā,f. (réil) brightness, glory : grian gel Goidel . . . rele ar
rechta, Arch. iii 303 § 8 (of S. Patrick). cert-ḟichi cath . . . ro
rath rele rec[h]ta, LL 182b32 (`clearness of record hath ascer-
10tained
', Arch. Hib. ii 59 § 13 ). for réli do chluith `brightness
of thy fame
', PRIA iii 548 § 17 ( LL 147a20 ).

reilic n f. (Lat. reliquiae) n p. reilce. g p. relec, LU 4040 .
-reilce, Fél. Oct. 1 (in sense b). Later forms are roileg and
reilg. roileg reileag f., IGT Dec. § 54.11 . g s. relgi, ex. 1404 .
15(a) a burial-place , used both of pagan and Christian ceme-
teries: fecerunt fossam rotundam (in) similitudinem fertae,
quia sic faciebant (Scotici) homines. Nobiscum hautem reli(c)
uocatu(r) id est reliquiae, et feurt, Trip. 317.18 ( Ardm. 12b1 ).
relic .i. a reliqui[i]s sanctorum , Corm. Y 1096 . reilic, gl.
20 coemeterium, Ir. Gl. 691 . rupu sí a rreilic, gl. quorum cadavera
prostrata sunt in deserto, Wb. 33a22 . combad he bad reilec
adnaicthi dó ┐ día chlaind in Brug, LU 4109 . for son reilgce,
`nach Art eines Friedhofs', Wortk. 201 ( SR 4411 ). iat tri
réilce idlaide relec Thailten . . . relec Crúachan . . . ┐ relec in
25Broga, LU 2875 (= BB 249a5 ). rob í Tailltin tres primh-
reileag na hEirenn, Ériu iii 150 § 2 . tempaill Dea ┐ relci idal,
CCath. 5647 . i rrelgib idhol, 4008 . a chorp do léigean i reilg
iodhal, Keat. ii 5412 .
Usually of Christian cemeteries attached to a church or
30oratory, somet. including the latter: in scuap bís immon corp
ica thabairt do chum relggi, LL 161a marg. sup. roileg uasal
Oireachtaigh | innte rob áil lem loighe, ZCP xii 393.24 . nach
itge gigestar do Dia oc relcib nóemaib, Ériu ii 196 § 12 .
dolluid desel relci, Aisl. MC 11.3 . iar ccoisreaccadh tempall ┐
35relgeadh, FM iii 8.16 . In Laws allusion is made to the custom
of taking oaths in cemeteries: dombeir fo secht relgaib he
proffers it
(an oath) at seven cemeteries , v 454.32 Comm.
diablad luchta fira docum reilgi doubling the number of testa-
tors in the cemetery
, Cóic Con. Fug. 37 § 50 . See ib. p. 64 and
40 Ériu ix 114 . etach reilge (a funeral-due to the church), Laws
v 432.14 Comm.
In follg. exx. seems used of the enclosure round a saint's
`reiclés' (which became later a burial-place): tuctha dá ech
Dare chuca ina regles . . . ar rubu [ḟ]érach ind reilec, Trip.
45 228.15 . rucc na bu do lār na reilcce, BNnÉ 315 § 10 (of
Rahen). co cloisind núall ri táeb reilcci, fuam na fairrge, ZCP
v 496 x (poem attributed to Colum Cille on an island). In
follg. exx. of the church itself: almsa menic maith | don relic
dian toich, KMMisc. 264.7 . guth an c[h]luicc in gach roilig
50buig, ZCP xii 395.4 . cf. Arch. iii 233.20 (where read: in cach
reilic mbuig). do chumdaigh se imat reilg . . . .i. tempall
Anacis Granis . . . ┐ tempall a n-anoir San Sem, etc., ITS
xix 12.20 (eclasa v.l.). Cf. basil[i]ci .i. relci, ar batar rig tantum
no adnaictis intib, O'Mulc. 128 . Freq. in place-names, s.
55 Hog. Onom. s.v. relecc .
(b) in pl. relics (of a saint): im reilcib Póil ┐ Petair, Lat.
Lives 20.3 . cona reilgib (.i. cona taisib), Arch. iii 20 § 47 , cf.
Trip. 84.18 . notabar fercubat fir isind adnacal ar nā tucaiter
do reilci ┐ do thaisi ass, Trip. 252.29 . ? foracaib P. reilgi
60sruithiu i lLecain Midi `relics of elders' (? ancient relics ), 82.5 .
itat a relce ┐ a thaisi . . . i talmain, Lism.L. 2775 . reilci
Patraic do tabairt i scrin, AU 552 . féil nóebreilce ṅ-úasal,
Fél. Oct. 1 .
(c) in B. na f. a body (of a living person): mo c[h]orc am
65reilic (.i. mo chraidhe am chorp), ZCP v 487 § 1 .

? reilge: ind clann Rónáin reilghe `of brightness (?)', Duan. Finn
i 5.23 . A rime with connailbhe is required.

reim- prefix, see rem-.

1 réim(m) n n,n. , later m. and f. (vn. of 1 réidid) Not in Glosses;
70 a s. réimm occurs in a poem in Sg. 112 ( Thes. ii 290.5 ). n s.
(with art.) a rréim sin, Fél. Oct. 16 . rem n-āga, LU 3602 ( IT
i 216.18 ). reim n-án, SR 5223 . reim n-erreth, O'Mulc. 411 .
d s. remim, SR 1634 . n p. réim(m)enn. In Mid.Ir. masc., also
fem. (as ā-stem). réim m. and f. (g s. n p. -e), IGT Dec. § 45.7 .
75(a) as vn. of réidid, `going', movement, advance, course : (with
objective gen.) ni ágor reimm Mora Minn don laechraid lainn I
do not fear the coursing of the Irish sea by the fierce heroes
, Thes.
ii 290.5 . echraide i réim riadatar they advanced on horseback ,
ZCP viii 103.24 (B. na f.). bá socraid a rréim ronucset Ulaid
80do Cruachnaib, FB 42 . adconnaircset Aenias . . . ina chruaidh-
rem catha chucu, Aen. 3045 . toluidh B. in reimim do
chum in tsítha, ZCP viii 104.10 (advbl. dat.). go rangatar ina
reimim for a n-eachaibh, FM vi 1922.10 . tiagait for a remim
in chetna they proceed on their way , Ériu viii 157.3 . do éaluigh
85G. . . . 's níor bhfes do nech díobh a réim none of them knew
whither he had gone
, i 30.222 . cait a fuil Froech? . . . indis
damh a reim roime, ZCP xiii 170.21 . dochuaid int ēn for
foluamain fon reim sin i n-airdi aer, Aen. 1134 . Of streams,
etc.: tarrasair in sruth 'na thoss | dia remim, SR 1634 . co
n-acind a tráig 's a tuli ina réimim, ZCP v 497.1 . iar remendu
5ro-baissi divagations , Ériu iii 14 § 6 . fir Érenn . . . co rogail
remenn reimib with valiant onward march , Leb. Gab. i 110.20 .
cain a cemend, rigdha a remend masa mordha, Anecd. i 61.6
(of a woman). (prov.) réim re hard, BNnÉ 286 § 274 (of a
difficult undertaking). réim fri fogaist, TBC 2117 = drēm,
10 TBC² 1505 , dréim St., prob. right reading. In sense of route,
direction : techt i ndáil ailt Ulad . . . mairg ragas in réim, TBC
3273 . mairg cingis in reim rod-sain (i.e. to Hell), ZCP vi
265.5 .
(b) course, manner, way (of procedure, conduct, etc.): is
15ecsamail reim daonachta caich `the course of nature differs in
each man
', Mon. Tall 63 . cindas do reimi-siu? ind hi lanamnus
ataí? `what sort of life dost thou lead?' 21 . réim aósa lanamnasa
`the course prescribed to a wedded couple', 50 . Conall . . . réil a
reimend doings , LL 182b51 ( Arch. Hib. ii 60 § 24 ). fagbaid
20fear . . . re siubhal reacht is rēmionn (= for maintaining
laws and customary procedure?), Duan. Finn. ii 158 § 17 .
adeirim-si rit-sa | cach rí tic is tír-si, | cach réim tic ar Erinn,
ZCP iii 31.30 (= period, régime? or dynasty, see d?). do
choimhéadadar . . . an réim se an troisgthe course (system) of
25fasting
, TSh. 8273 . gurab í réim an teaga[i]sg sin Chríosd
choiméadas an Eagluis, Eochairsg. 85.13 . gurab móide do
tuigfidhe réim na neithe-se `the sequence of these events', Keat.
ii 4778 . i reim na beatha so, TSh. 108 . re faghbháil bháis . . .
i dtús a réime, Keat. Poems 131 . réim `a course of life', Eg. Gl.
30 566 . In chevilles prob. course, procedure : luid fiad in rig rān,
reim ṅdein, SR 2157 . feib tharṅgert duit, rem cen brath,
6359 . réim as díxu, Fél. Jan. 21 . bentar cluicc . . . ar Raghall-
caibh, reim brighe `an effectual course', BNnÉ 285.23 . airg-
thear . . . Dún Con Raoi, fa réim uaibhreach `proud exploit!',
35 Content. xxx 33 .
(c) transf. from advance of a troop to the troop itself, rank;
in follg. exx. apparently of a band or company in marching
order: tocumlat ass Ulaid . . . cach drong immá rig. cach réim
immá rurig. cach buden immá túsech, FB 7 ( LU 8102 ). cach
40réim imma muirech, TBC 459 . rosláiset i ndrongaib ┐ buidnib
┐ remnaib . . . cech réim imma rígdamna, LL 220b36 ( TTr.
267 ). Hence prob. O'Cl.: réim .i. buidhean.
(d) series, succession, list : réim calne a series of calends , Fel.
Prol. 306 . réim sruithe `a succession of elders', July 23 . is
45amlaid-se áirmiter i rréim rigraide na ríg, LL 26a26 (prob. of
an official record). co mbeth airemh secht righ ndécc . . . ga
ccor sa réim rioghraidhe, ZCP viii 108 x . i nduain an réme
rioghraidhe `the poem which enumerates the kings', FM iv 692 z .
Réim Ríoghruidhe agus naoimhsheanchusa na hEirionn,
50 O'Curry MS. Mat. 549.9 . gabhais [Níall] righe reimenn |
Erenn ocus Alban `took troops (?) of the kingdoms' (? took the
kingship of the royal lines or dynasties)
, Cóir Anm. 118 . gach
rí do reim Fhíachach, Ir. Texts ii 45 § 37 . do phóir-shliocht
na réime ríogh, Keat. Poems 105 . fuath Echtair ┐ Aichil i
55comrac ┐ amal adorchair Echtair . . . Amal atconnairc Aenias
in rem-sea forna delbaib that series (of events depicted), Aen.
319 . móirsheisear díobh . . . do ghabh ríghe . . . mar áirmheas
réim na rolla `as the rolls record', Content. xxviii 38 .
(e) in grammar an inflected case of a noun ; often of the
60acc. case, the gen. and dat. being termed respectively taoib-
réim and tuillréim, but commonly of any form distinguished
by inflection from the nom.; also of the inflecting process
itself. is reim gach tuissel on ainmnid sis, Auraic. 4862 . esse
remme `the essence of flection', 905 (defined: in bruudh fillti
65fogurda . . . otha in ainm[n]iudh n-uathaid co foxlaid n-ilair).
ceithri gne for prois o reim . . . reim suin cen cheill cetumus
.i. fer fir; reim suin ┐ cheilli .i. Fland Flaind; reim suin tantum
Patraic Patraic; ┐ taebreim prosta .i. fadein, 872 , cf. 791 ,
3608 . gach ainm . . . a n-anann a réim (i.e. every noun which
70has the same form for nom. and acc.), IGT Introd. § 81 .
gach focal as a ttéid a réim (every noun which alters its form
in declension), § 72 . `ag sin', `ag súd' is `ag so', comhchóir
réim is ainm orra, § 128 (i.e. these phrases may be followed
by either nom. or acc.). ní cóir focal . . . as a ttéid a réim a
75ndiaigh oibrighthi gan réim, § 78 (i.e. a noun with an inflected
form for acc. must have it when obj. of a vb.). deiligther
[trīath] ina rēmmenaib [remennu, LB]: trīath `rí' trēith a
rēim, trīath `muir' .i. trethan a réim, trīath `torc' tréithi a
rēim, Corm. Y 1202 (the different senses of `tríath' are
80distinguished by their gen. sing.). bol . . . buil a reim, 194 .
tellur . . . tellrach a reim, O'Mulc. 868 .
(f) in prosody the terms réim filidechta and réim bairdne
(distinguished from r. ¤ proisi `inflection') appear to stand for
alliteration of two kinds; see Auraic. 780 , 805 , 863 fg. ,
85 3587 fg.
Compds. ¤ dírech straight of course, direct (fig.) straightfor-
ward: mac rioghdha réimdírech, Anecd. iii 1.5 . go leanann go
réimdhíreach san rian chéadna, TSh. 2390 . ¤ dírge directness,
straight direction : tiagait . . . i slíab Fhúait cach remdirgi by
the most direct way
, LL 105b21 . ¤ dírgud: co roibhi coimhtinol
5na ceithri ngaeth ica reimdirgud driving it straight forward
(of a ship), D IV 2, 75ra7 . In FM vi 2326.14 : acc réimshéduc-
chadh a muintire . . . in gach conair dodhaing `to lead', we
should prob. read reimhshédughadh.