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téith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. téith or dil.ie/40451
Last Revised: 2013

adj.

wretched, weak, soft, gentle, mild: lemlacht .i. lacht tēith .i. lem cach tēith , Corm. Y § 802 . co n-érbailt co téith 'she died wretchedly (?)' Metr. Dinds. iv 228.23 , Celtica iii 319 . In cpds.: teithbláithi sleamongeala, BDD 1.28 . tēith .i. tur-blāith, ut est, tēith-gela caema 'soft, that is, dry and smooth, ut est, soft-white and lovely' H 3.18 p. 416 , Celtica iii 319 . téthmilis, MacCongl. 97.18 . don mnaí théith-mir, Metr. Dinds. iv 128.58 . i cend demuin teithmir thruaig, LL 364 marg. sup. ? calcidonia, cloch sin ┐ dath tethbuide dellradach uirre, Celtica ii 73 § 11 . téithmillsi, LU 10860 . nír gním tiamda téithmire 'it was no feeble deed of weak folly' Metr. Dinds. ii 66.14 , Celtica iii 319 .