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1 ríad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 ríad or dil.ie/35194

Forms: riad, riadu, ríadh, -a

n m. Orig. neuter? n s. riad n-etere, O'Mulc. 457 . r.¤ n-ind, 738 . n pl. riadu, LU 3643 . ríadh (ón phearsain), IGT Dec. § 95 (p. 127.18) m., g s. n p. -a. Vn. of 1 réidid q.v.

The act of riding or driving, and in wide sense, a race, course, journey, career: rith no riad fri hā racing up a height , Corm. Y 4 . `riadh' rith, Metr. Gl. Ff. 8 (= ria, LL 395a12 , St.). riadh .i. rith, O'Mulc. 860 . r.¤ .i. rioth, O'Cl. noí mis lána . . . fri riad ro-balcc na triath tenn | co toracht Hirusalem the strenuous journey (?), SR 6815 (cf. 2 Samuel xxiv 8 ). etach fri riad, 5935 . ríad roót driving over roads (?), FB 47 ( LU 8629 ). Carman cen riad without (chariot-) racing (?), ZCP x 421.8 (prophecy of evil times). riadu curach ┐ graig boat-races and horse-races , LU 3643 ( SCC 31 ). Conan is Aed rind na rriad `of the races', Metr. Dinds. iv 366.225 . in tan nā terna Foraind don riad raenach from the disastrous pursuit , LL 134a6 (Todd Todd Nenn. 232 ). banriad a woman's excursion (of the Táin B.C.), CRR 4 . (as vn.) ag riadh sdéd, IGT Dec. ex. 1689 . cid dogni suairc sirach sēt | isind aidchi fri riad reb on its sportive course (?), SR 7915 (of the earth revolving round the sun). doléice aurchur a ríada di, BDD 88 (of a spear; casts it to its utmost reach ?; riara, St., YBL). rodam riada a great team-ox (?), Anecd. i 66.4 . In fig. sense: cen berla fri riad rēlta for a way (means) of explanation (?), SR 3475 . cethri mili mac . . . cethorcha ocus cét glan-riad careers , i.e. lives ?, 596 (of the 144,000 redeemed on Mount Sion).

? In place-name:pn Escir Riadda (the ridge crossing central Ireland from east to west), Metr. Dinds. iii 282.90 (see Hog. Onom.).