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resta n m. also rest, riast, riasta (late Rom. loan-word) arrest,
detention, custody : iarla Cilli dara . . . do ghabail le rig Saxan ┐
85a beth fá reasta aige, AU iii 570.11 . do bí fa riasta ag righ
Saxan i Luinnuin, 550.15 = fá ríasd, ALC ii 274.4 . baí hi
Saxoibh . . . fo rest, FM v 1708.14 . ro congbadh fó riast . .
hé, 1664.15 . fo riasta, Fl. Earls 22.1 . g s. bai . . . cúicc
bliadhna i modh resta `under arrest', FM v 1824.2 .

résún n o,m. (Romance loan-word) reason . (a) the reasoning
5 faculty : da mbeth resun agad, ZCP vi 26.31 (said to a lifeless
object). adeir in résún, PH 7504 . ata in duine-marbad i
n-agaid in résúin, ib. a n-agaid resuin ┐ naduir, ITS xiv 60.23 .
(b) a reason, logical ground : an réasún chuireas B. síos ag a
chruthughadh, Keat. ii 939 . féadtar sé réasúin do thabhairt
10ris, TSh. 8528 . an bhfuil réusun an urnaighthi sin do dhéu-
namh? Parrth. Anma 153.3 . reusún na muinighne atá
aguibh, 1 Pet. iii 15 . réasúin stáit reasons of state , Keat.
Poems 1279 . go n-iarrfadh claochlódh résún would try another
line of argument
(?), Content. xvi 61 .

15 résúnta adj io,iā. possessing reason; rational: in t-animm résúnta
do chruthaig Dia fa chosmailius fén, PH 7461 . anam réasúnta,
TSh. 980 . créutúir réusunta, Parrth. Anma 68.2 = resunta,
Luc. Fid. 34 . ni labhradais . . . o breithir acht o chomhartha
resunta intelligible sign(s) , BNnÉ 58 § 68 .

20 rét n u,m. O.Ir. n a d s. rét; in Wb. always reit, réit; reet, Camb.
38a ( Thes. ii 247.4 ). g s. ind reto , Ml. 20a19 , cf. 44d6 , Sg. 187b1 .
réta, LU 3654 . rétai, Mon. Tall. 134.22 . PH 3975 (retai).
rédae, Mon. Tall. 136.31 . raeta, PH 7542 . raota, O'Mulc. 327 .
raotae, 633 . n p. ind rétai , Wb. 5c16 . réte, 4a27 , 13d4 . réta,
25 Sg. 148a4 . a p. rétu, Wb. 22b33 . Sg. 33a6 . g p. inna rétae , Ml.
15a2 . reta, Thes. ii 4.27 ( Aug. 8b ). raod, Mon. Tall. 132.22 .
rét, PH 2006 .
réd (ráed incorrect), IGT Dec. § 95 p. 127.19 (m. g s. n p. ¤ a,
g p. ¤ ).
30 A thing , used in wide sense, both of inanimate objects
(oppd. to living creatures) and of abstracts, notions, etc.,
regarded as objects of thought. In Glosses used to transl.
Lat. res. ret a nomine res latine , Corm. Y 1111 . ainm reto
nephchorpdi of an incorporeal thing , Sg. 187b1 . do persanaib
35beodaib . . . do rétaib marbdaib, gl. ad personas vel res, 39a11 ,
12 . do aicned cech retae, PH 3975 . is éraise in rét in tserc,
SC 45 ( LU 3965 ). réd neamhshubsdainteach an barr the
enclitic is a thing (i.e. word) without substance (meaning in
itself)
, IGT Introd. § 149 . ní réd nua re tuicsin duit co
40ndechaidh mac Dé ó bhás it is nothing new , ITS xix 60.10 .
ni di nach ret do denam to do anything whatever , Mon. Tall.
§ 45 . bad féal . . . dogneid cach réit, gl. omnia vestra honeste
fiant, Wb. 13a29 . is ferr cach réit son better than everything ,
27d25 . is laithe foilsigedar cech rét, Ml. 85b11 . in tain scaras
45. . . fri cach reet caris from everything he loves , Thes. ii 247.4
(Camb.). gach réd dár dhealbhas im' dhán, Content. vi 94 .
cia rét? what ? (mod. créad): cia rrét, gl. quam ob rem, Ml.
48c2 . cia du rét is torbach, gl. cui rei utilis?, 121d1 . cia rét
non-scérad fri grád Crist? PH 5872 . asbert-si . . . nā fitir cá
50rét peccad that she did not know what sin was , LU 1825 ( RC ix
492.4 ). cá raed dobeir in snechta? what brings the snow?
Ériu v 24.5 . ro ḟiarfaigh . . . cata reda na teinnte atconnairc
what the fires were , RC xxv 392.7 .
Of actuality, substance, fact: i n-erlabra . . . ní hí rét in
55speech, not in matter
, LU 461 = RC xx 150.19 . ainm iar sund
┐ ret according to sound and matter (sense ), Auraic. 5474 .
Rarely of persons: deibidach in raet in Gaeidel, Acall. 4480 .
Folld. by partitive DE a part, portion, amount : raott becc
ecin d'ola croinn na betha, Maund. 11 . ar ngabail raeda ecin
60d'amarus dō some doubt , RC xix 40.4 (mēti v.l.). réad beag do
ríoghraidh an Náis, Keat. Poems 576 . réad tar mhíle d'fhogh-
mharaibh something over a thousand , O'Bruad. iii 90 . As
virtual neut. rel. pron.: créad uma n-abra . . . réad nach
admha? what you do not admit (having said ), Content. ix 12 .
65 ag goid an réda nar leis fen stealing what was not his own , BCC
239 .
Idiom: atait . . . gus an en-raed comfada re celi almost
exactly of equal length
, ITS xiv 136.10 ; lit. up to (but for) one
thing.
teit as gus an en-raed sa geimread all but dies (of an
70annual plant), 158.7 .
In pl. with adj. often denotes a class: réte frecndirci, Sg.
4a27 . i retaib nebaicsidib invisible things , 4a24 . fo chosmailius
inna reta corptha corporeal things , Thes. ii 4.27 . oc iarraid na
rét soegulta, PH 2006 .

75 2 rét n a star : g s. ind réta sin, gl. Hyperionis (of the sun), Sg.
70b6 . g p. sechta rét a heptad of stars (gl. Arctus), 67b21 . Cf.
rétglu.

retaire n m. a criminal (B. na f.): tona (.i. bās) retaire (.i. bidba),
ZCP v 486.5 .

80 rétaire n io,m. (Anglo-Saxon loan-word, Stokes Met. Gl.)
a reader, clerk, scholar : retaire .i. légthóir, H. 3. 18 p. 628a ,
640b ( O'C. 1379 , 1429 ). is reudaire cleirech craibhthech,
Metr. Gl. Ff. 62 (reacaire, recoire v.l.). reatoire .i. cléireach,
O'Cl. Molua rétaire, LL 367g45 . Cf. Rawl. 92d25 . a p.
85 dochúaid co rétairiu `to the scholars', Liad. and Cuirithir
22.23 .