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sáith

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Forms: sáth, sáith

orig. sáth ā, f. sáith (g s. -e, sátha), IGT Decl. § 42 (95.14) .

n (a) sufficiency, as much as one requires, fill (of food): sāth .i. biad; inde dicitur sāithech, Corm. Y 1163 . `sáth' biadh, Metr. Gl. 32 (Eg. 5). sath .i. praind fir opra, O'Mulc. 16 . biad .i. sath, 156 . saith ēcca .i. biad n-ēcca, 355 . sath .i. biadh, O'Cl. dufuairthed ní leu for a saith din main `some of the manna used to remain over when they had (had) their fill', Ml. 97d10 . is loim for saith suan hi fat, LU 3610 ( SCC 30 ). ní fora sh.¤ (sic leg.) more than he wanted, MacCongl. 19.11 . snám iar s.¤ `swimming on a full stomach', Tec. Corm. 21.9 . ni doid a s.¤ do biud, IT i 77.6 . saith fir do mil, Laws iii 432.20 Comm . a tri sathanna da biud budein, 204.10 Comm . ceithri satha `four full meals', 438.13 Comm . ní fhádbad iter a oenshaith bíd amal bud lor lais enough food to satisfy him at a time, LB 143a3 . aduaigh S. sin uile d'en shaíth at one meal, BCC 347 (370.16) . ní maith gorta, ní maith s.¤ , ZCP vii 298.16 . nochar chaith saith no séire (of a saint), i 62 § 45 . praind co s.¤ etir cech da troscud a full meal, RC xv 489 § 16 . s.¤ cóica(i)t no mheleth he would eat as much as would satisfy fifty, Cóir Anm. 40 . do chathim a satha día [fh]eóil, LU 3451 ( SCC 23 ). adubairt . . . co n-ithed se mart do shaith that he used to eat an ox as his fill, BCC 212 (204.12) .

(b) hence customary meal, appetite : fer go saith moir requiring a great deal to satisfy him (of a cáinte), O'Curry 2597 ( Eg. 88, 50d ). gu ro bennach a gin co narbo moo a saith inas gach fer, Irish Texts i 17 § 51 . ba mor . . . a proinn ┐ a saith , BNnÉ 300 § 3 . ba dīfhuluing mét a shātha, Irish Texts i 43.24 . do loigdigh Dia . . . a saith, uair ro caithed proinn moirsesir roime lessened his appetite, RC xii 334 § 24 . nochon fhétfamaeis t'fhulaṅg | ar romét do shátha, Anecd. i 34 § 76 .

(c) of other things than food: cororosind mo shaith for t'acaldaim-siu `my fill of discourse with thee', Mon. Tall. 25(136.26) . fri selba s.¤ `in wealth and plenty' (cheville), Metr. Dinds. iii 114.55 . a shaith óir do tabairt dó, CCath. 138 . a saith cathuighthe, ITS v 114.23 . glacam ar s.¤ grádha, Proverbs vii 18 . ní fuil isin cruinne . . . fer nach fuil a saith do mnai innud for whom thou wouldst not be a fitting wife, ZCP vi 282.7 . dob í mo sh.¤ do mhnaoi, Oss. iv 26.4 . da bfaghainn féin mo sh.¤ d'each a horse to my satisfaction, Ériu v 188.461 . s.¤ (d')Iughoine d'oighre `a fit heir of I.', Content. xv 24 and note; cf. xviii 54 . s.¤ Í Dhálaigh do dhamhna | i nDomhnall, DDána 73.24 . tusa a sháithsion do shéad bhuadh, TD 33.10 . baoí saith iarla d'oidhre san óiccmhilidh sin a worthy heir to an earldom, AFM v 1716.7 . ná raibh tighearna . . . nach raibh a sh.¤ do ghuaillidhe . . . ann gach aon dhíobha `for whom each of them . . . would not have made a competent footman', Maguires of F. 37 (39.y) . fuair a caoilfhiodh a sh.¤ shaoir a worthy artificer (of a building), DDána 119.35 . Ruaidhri . . . s.¤ an tíre sin do tighearna competent to be lord of that land, AFM iv 1006.15 . oighre Cheallacháin . . . | s.¤ trí ríoghacht dhe rígh `meet king . . . of three kingdoms', O'Rah. xv 18 . nir fed si a saith d'fagbhail re denumh do riamh she could not do enough for him (Mary Magdalene), Smaointe B. Chr. 2872 .

1 saith

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2 saith

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n glossed indmus wealth : Ulaid .i. oll s.¤ (.i. s.¤ oll duratsad duna filedaib, B) s.¤ .i. innmhus, Cóir Anm. 245 = oll-sh.¤ .i. mór-ionnmhas . . . ionann s.¤ ┐ ionnmhas, Keat. i 118.85 . s.¤ ainm do innmus, Lism. L. 316.36 . s.¤ .i. ionnmhas, O'Cl. All four passages give as ex. a couplet concerning Judas: cétaín ro ghabh saint im sh.¤, | cétain dóbhraith Ísu ard, Cóir Anm. 245 . Cf. perh. also: tuccait eile ara n-ebrad | ant ainm cētnu fri.suidib | oll a sāith don ord ḟiledh | tar gach gcined d'ḟōir ḟuinidh great was their bounty to the order of filid (?), Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 92 § 14 . nār lēige sé um dhae (.i. lāimh) do s.¤ (.i. d'innmhus) may he not leave a handful of wealth (?), ZCP v 485.2 (B. na f.) = do shaic, iii 378.22 . Perh. a B. na f. use of saich or for sáith .