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reimithir adj. equative of remor as thick ( as ), folld. by acc.,
later by fri or ocus: remithir dóit láma neich aile cach mér día
méraib, FB 91 . remithir medon fir cach ball díb, BDD 95 .
remithir séolcrand prímlui[n]gi, TBC² 1960 . remithir fer cach
5n-oenball de TBC, 5321 . ba remith[ir] ocus slatt glaschuill
cech féith, LB 155a26 . comremur re cuing, Acall. 5943 =
remithir, Fr. remhithir ré sliasait ferócclaich, CCath. 191 .

réimnech adj o,ā (1 réim): de Raigne réimnig `from R. of the races',
Met. Dinds. iii 14.161 (of a place). batar triúin a taísig . . .
10batar rémnig a riglaich, Alex. 636 ( steady or swift in advance ?).

réim(m)nigid v g. (1 réim). (a) marches onward, advances, pro-
ceeds : do reimnigtis co tinnisnach, Leb. Gab. i 158 n. 10 . an
aimsir in ro reimnighset don Scithia, 278 n. 3 . Pass. impers.
amal remnigther iar conaraib acen[t]aib dochum primaruis,
15is amlaid remnithir [leg. -igthir] iarsn[a] conaraib fugill do fis
eolais, Cóic Con. Fug. 25.4 .
(b) arranges in order (series): is cethri arnuile tresa reim-
nighther a cinta sin, Laws i 282.16 Comm. o remnigtir when
they have been regulated
, iii 10.13 . réimnighther, O'Dav. 944 .
20(c) gramm. declines (a noun): reim suin, amal ata fer: is as
remnigther, Auraic. 792 . reimnigther, 798 . See follg.

réimniugud u,m. vn. of réimnigid. (a) the act of advancing, pro-
ceeding : ba caem . . . in remnugad ┐ in toc[h]im tancatar
sluaigh . . ., BB 492a29 . tar eis an foghoil do reimniughadh
25reampa after the raid had advanced before them , Leb. Gab. i 110
n. 11 .
(b) arranging in order, grading : an deoraidh aon-cuicidh,
┐ an deoraid a sechtar cuicidh, inann reimniugadh iarsa
n-icthar a cin gradation (?), Eg. 88 f. 46d ( O'C. 2555 ).
30(c) gramm. declining (a noun), declension: reimnigiud an
anmo, Auraic. 4734 . isin reimniugud, 878 .

reimse n time, period : réimhse `time', O'R. uaisli thall na
tuaithe tréine . . . asneidim . . . a reimse 'sa ríge their period ,
ZCP xiii 361.16 ( LL 10b50 ) (: treimsi) = reimsi, Leb. Gab. i
35172.23 . do reímse ricfad they will come in due time , SG 29.15 .
Cf. reimes.

?reimsech adj Dauíd diarbh aimsear ilbad | reimseach rosfeig gu
ro-glan, BB 36b38 . reimseach ` heroic ', O'R.

?reir ind plenty reir .i. bid doig cumad inand ┐ imat, amail aderr:
40ro-miad rechtaire reir ngiall .i. lan-eneclann i n-imat a giall,
O'Dav. 1400 ; perh. = réir, see ríar.

réir ind(in phrase: do r. ¤ ), see ríar.

réise n f. (a) a finger ? na mera no na resi, gl. digitos, Gild. Lor.
167 . (b) as measure, a span, handbreadth : cloch . . . reisi fora
45fedh, Marco P. 169 (= habet longitudinem unius palmae, Lat.
version iii 22). ocht reisi isin cris, ITS xix 72.15 (= Lat.
palmae). réise . . . 'na fhad, ┐ réise . . . 'na leithead, Exod.
xxviii 16 . do dhírigh amach neamh lé réis meted out heaven
with a span
, Isa. xl 12 . Cf. rian .i. réisi, O'Cl.

50 reithe n io,m. in later Irish occas. réithe (e.g. in post 1685 edd.
of Bedell) (a) a ram : baí raithi sainemail for caírchaib Med-
ba . . . ┐ boí rethi a [ḟ]recartha for caírchaib Ailella, TBC 70 .
im reithi for caerchu (.i. i n-aimsir reithe), Laws i 126.7 .
adarc reithi, Triads 117 . croccend órda in rethi, LL 218a7
55( TTr. 73 ). feola reithe, Rosa Ang. 94.13 . ar chionn an reithe,
Exod. xxix 15 . a reithi folta fasaigh! (term of abuse), IT iii
88 § 106 . du. súil chaírech eter dā rethi, IT i 82.1 . pl. bla tarb
┐ reithe, Laws iii 230.25 . tairb ┐ reitheda, v 154.29 Comm.
reithidha . . . meidithir fria hasal cech ae dib, Marco P. 10 .
60 imut caerach ┐ reithed , 15 . reithidhe (= arietes, Lament. i 6 ),
TSh. 3568 . ré marbhadh a dtarbh ┐ a reitheadh, Keat. ii 5435 .
?In phr.: cassithir rethe copad BDD 91 ; 97 .
Fig. Dau Iarlathe ba rethe Muman, Anecd. iii 61. 1 .
(b) r. ¤ togla a battering-ram : ra scaílit sein di rethib tréna
65togla, LL 218b36 ( TTr. 127 ). rethi togla no trelam scailte múr,
CCath. 3640 , cf. 656 , 1883 , 3434 .
(c) boats used as fireships : a timceall na réthed sin . . . do
tairring na reithed, ALC i 328.22 , 24 (called arrtraighe, ib. 20 ).

réithe, indof a champion: etiud gnathach cuirp rethi (.i. rig), LL
70 193b43 = Met. Dinds. iv 330.17 (the consonance requires
réthi, see note; perh. mistake for tréthi).

reithid: vs-subj. and fut., ā-pret. pres. 3 s. rethid, Thes. ii
33.17 ( BVn 21 ). rethith, Wb. 13b13 . rel. rethes, Ml. 42c19 .
rethess, Wb. 24a17 , SR 228 , 316 . reithes, 260 . 1 pl. secha
75 retham , Ml. 120b2 . 3 pl. rethit, Wb. 11a4 . rethait, Ml. 138d6 .
SR 259 . rel. retae, Thes. ii 12.28 ( Bcr. 18b12 ), cf. Ml. 138d8 .
rethae, 68b10 . retha, Hib. Min. 6.178 = reta, Harl. impf. 3
pl. no reithis , Ml. 129d4 (rectius reitis). subj. pr. 2 s. ressi,
ZCP xi 80.16 (resse, reise v.l.). subj. impf. 3 s. ara ressed , RC
80 xi 446.53 (Tochm. Em.) = ZCP iii 249.17 . fut. 3 s. ? reis,
ZCP ix 456.8 (Baile Bricín). cf. reiss, LL 252a33 ( TBFr. 408 ) =
reis, RC xxiv 153.19 (Ed.) = resi, ZCP iv 46.8 (Eg.). 3 pl.
risit, Anecd. ii 8.7 . pret. 3 s. ráith, Fél. Jan. 6 , Sept. 19 ,
Oct. 16 , Nov. 22 . ro ráith , Prol. 28 (ro reith , v.l.). coro raith ,
85 SR 5717 . 3 pl. ráthatar, Fél. Sept. 18 (rethatar v.l.). nad
ro[r]thadar , Ml. 129d4 .
Vn. rith q.v.
In Mid.Ir. comes to be treated as a weak vb., stem reth-,
reith-, also rith-, with b-fut. The fut. s-stem survives in
the 3 s. cond. resfed in LL 329a21 . The 3 s. pret. ráith
5persists and occas. forms a stem for other tenses: 3 s. impf.
no raited , RC xii 222 . 1 pl. pres. raithmít, LL 206b35 =
reathmaoid, Duan. Finn i 28.27 . pret. 3 pl. raithset, Hib.
Min. 70 § 1 ( Rawl. B 502 ) = ro reithetar (Rawl. B 512). Cf.
raethsat, TBC 2957 = ro reatsat, St. A weakened form is
10perh. found in ruith-, see ruithid. The pret. ráith is obsol. be-
fore the mod. period: raith .i. do reimnigh no do chéimnigh;
rathadar .i. do reithsead, O'Cl.
I Intrans. runs, hastens, speeds in wide sense, used not only
of living beings, but of heavenly bodies, flowing water, etc.
15 rethit huili et is oínfer gaibes buáid diib (of a race), Wb. 11a4 .
amal ossa is amlaid ro rathatar ass, Ériu iii 141.208 . coro
raith Dauid . . . 'n-a díad, SR 5717 . ro reithset co dian
(= cursum properabant), Lat. Lives 46 x = ro rithset, LB
25a51 . ro reithsettar etir coin ┐ duine, RC xxvii 270 § 21 .
20 ro rith an gabair fon slúag, Hib. Min. 70 § 1 (Rawl. B 512).
ro raith [in muc] fo thuaid . . . ro raithset laechrad chonnacht
ina degaid, SG ii 489.3 . in dā sē rind . . . rethait fon mbith,
SR 259 . no rethed sruth tenntide ina fhiadnaise, PH 6201 .
cor rethitar dā thuind as a sliss, 2874 . cur rith fuil a chind rena
25agaid, Maund. 15 . co reithfidis carpait . . . foraib would run
over them
, CCath. 5693 . do rithidís 'na longaibh da ndídean
féin `used to fly to (? in) their ships ', Keat. iii 2862 . cend Póil
ro reth-side co araile loch `rolled to a certain lake', PH
1875 .
30With cogn. acc.: nad ro[r]thadar a rriuth n-aicnetae, Ml.
129d4 . in riuth retae inna airndrethcha the course which the
constellations run
, Bcr. 18b12 ( Thes. ii 12.28 ). rith ro ráith in
slóg-sa, Fél. Prol. 28 . rith ni rordaim `a race I cannot run',
RC xxv 24.1 ( YBL 113b26 ), quoted by O'Cl. with gloss .i.
35reathaim; appar. = ro rethaim (with potential ro-). Cf. ropad
re Temraig tir | resfed carpat adarith, LL 329a21 .
In fig. sense: ráith co Críst (i.e. died ), Fél. Sept. 19 , quoted
by O'Dav. 1361 with gloss .i. ro reith .i. dochuaid; cf. Fél.
Jan. 6 , Nov. 22 . ráthatar i rriched, Sept. 18 = rethatar hi
40rigtigh .i. ro reithestar .i. aisneid, O'Dav. 1361 (erroneous
gloss). ataat .v. psailim retha tre metur saingnustai that run
in a special metre
, Hib. Min. 6.178 (reta v.l., leg retae). reiss ind
orgain `the destruction will arrive', RC xxiv 153.19 = TBFr.
§ 28 (`will be accomplished', Ét. Celt. ii 12 ). co muir nAlban
45raith a orddan la cech rig, LL 49b41 ( Hail Brigit § 12 : `the
high renown of each king has sped
'). ro roith clu ┐ erdarcus
Hectoir eitir primranda in domuin, LL 405a22 (=roraith, TTr.²
1088 ). da rethe fearg De oraib if God's wrath overtake you ,
YBL 146a49 . muna leor a ndubramar and so, rith cum
50in cethramad caibdel have recourse to (author to reader), Mac-
kinnon Cat. 12.7 .
In Laws Comm. of fines, etc. running on, interest accumu-
lating, becoming due : is he oiret rethis in fiach `the extent to
which the debt amounts
', v 224 x . is e airet reithis sin co ruice
55morseiser do thiarmortaib this [responsibility] extends to seven
descendants
, 234.5 . in la reithes ar aenach ni reithenn ar
aidbred `the day which runs for an "aenach" (injury) does not
run for an "aidbred" (injury
)', iii 346.15 . in lan [-ḟiach] ro
reithistar air `the full fine incurred by him', 162.3 . Cf. ii 132.11 ;
60 198.9 .
II Trans. causes to run or move : rí rethes ler (i.e. God), LU
3006 ( SG 235.20 ). a rí reitheas gre[i]n, IT iii 19.2 , cf. 46 § 73 .
rethitis curach dar sāl they used to ply (their) coracle , ZCP viii
333.26 . Overruns, runs over : coro ráith at a cend furi a swell-
65ing spread over her head
, Irish Texts i 14.26 ( Lism.L. 327.23 ).
sinech . . . loch Rugraide rithestar over-ran (infested) Loch R. ,
SG 251.24 .