crith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crith or dil.ie/12997

 

Forms: cretha, c.

n g s. and n p. cretha. c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 71 . act of shaking, trembling, quivering; a shake, tremble : talamh fu durbha ro chrith `under gloomy trembling', Blathm. 62 . crioth gan cumsanadh, Ériu xiii 25.13 . cretha granna (descr. of last day), SR 8046 . c.¤ na curad ic comrac, LL 32324 ( TTr. 1513 ). creatha . . . na laech leonta, MR 316.15 . c.¤ ┐ talam-cumscugad a quaking, Grail 4058 . crioth ar na néallaibh fa nimh (of Judgement Day), Dán Dé xxvii 3 . crioth i n-a gcéimibh, DDána 24.7 . crioth . . . 'na bhallaibh, TSh. 2571 . deascaidh chupáin an chreatha = the cup of trembling, Isaiah li 17 . ? o rathaib saer srollaibh mo a c.¤ cairpthibh, LL 392d28 (perh. compd.).

Of shaking with fear etc.: gol ┐ c.¤ leo cech oenaidchi they wept and trembled, LL 34478 (LMU). la c.¤ ┐ omon Meic C. fear of Mac C., LU 7237 . do-dechaid c.¤ ┐ omun . . . índ, PH 1908 . cretha, ┐ támha tremblings and faintings, Cog. 214.26 . crioth ┐ eagla, TSh. 3511 . a g-creathaibh dian `trembling intensely', Oss. iv 128.14 .

In phr. c.¤ for dét(aib) chattering of teeth : ra buí c.¤ ar détaib i Temair L. (of fear), MU² 500 . criot form dhed, Leb. Gab.(i) 260.17 . cói ┐ c.¤ for détaib (of Hell), PH 6165 . cái ┐ c.¤ fiacal, Aisl. Tond. 102.15 .

Med. c.¤ craidhi palpitations , Rosa Angl. 140.2 . isin c.¤ ger `ague', 94.15 . Of animals: in uair bis c.¤ ar na hinnilib isin errach, Laws iv 78.21 Comm.

In phr. for c.¤ (crethaib) shaking : mochridi . . . cofil for c.¤ , Thr. Ir. Gl. 44.30 . ionathar ar c.¤ , Eg. Gl. 395 . cách ar crioth (of Judgement Day), DDána 3.34 . ar crethaib, SG 21.19 . bím ar abhainn chiúin ar creathaibh in fear and trembling, SGS iv 62 § 12 . ? for creatha denaim na tonn, Lism. L. 3810 . Note also: a cridheda fri c.¤ , PH 584 .

With follg. prep. FRI: beti fir Héirenn for c.¤ fritt, Trip.² 1784 . ? c.¤ ri cách cothugud (of a warrior), LL 32369 ( TTr. 1560 ). na gabh . . . c.¤ re gríoghail, ML 100.20 .

Compds. With nouns: ag crithbhualadh na trágha (of horses), CF² 444 . amail corra crit[h]bel, ZCP xiii 15.1 . is pōc do crithcenn a kiss to a palsied head, MacCongl. 125.20 . mo chur fo chrithdelm chaire, / in-Iffern (spoken by Lucifer), SR 1767 . ré huathbhás . . . ┐ ré critheagal mhór, Mac Aingil 1421 . cuirfe mé critheagla oruibh, Levit. xxvi 16 . gach crathad . . . cnes criothfhailme, MR 256.8 (pailm ?). mairg bís fó crithḟeidm comchian in a quaking state (in hell), SR 958 . crithgair cuidbiuda a quavering shout, BB 423b11 . crith-galar, Vita Br. 26 ` palsy ', Ir. Hist. Stud. i 127 . Trip.² 1874 . `ague', Dinds. 143 . gan ciorradh do chuail chrithleoin `rending briars', Ó Bruad. ii 120.4 . in dā crithmhil dēc `shaking beasts', Ériu ii 110 § 29 . an crithoman sin, CCath. 3048 , cf. crothomun, Rawl. 116c12 .

With adjj. ? do-dhéan-sa míodhuaill . . . / criothfhúar mná ` shudder ', Ériu i 18.44 . cco ccarbatt . . . an ccriothluath, ZCP x 284.27 . co corrach crith-lista, ML² 674 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: in mara crithainbtheanaig ` stormshaken ', TTebe 3406 . a slegha . . . crithcennacha, CCath. 482 v.l. C. Crithchosach, CF² 371 . ar na comharrthaibh cricheglacha (leg. crith-, Gloss.) th[i]ocfas roimhe (of death), Parrth. Anma 6055 . im Loch Cúan crith-eólaigh (: Eóghain), BS 98.22 . lucht miana ┐ crithgallraig the agued (as subst.), SG 45.8 . cairche cumasgdha crithluaimneca whisking , LL 409az ( MR 232.4 ). capall . . . crioth-luinneach violently trembling, TSh. 2559 .

With vbs. crith-leagfair mo chroidhe, Dán Dé xxvii 9 . crithfograigid cruinne na firmaiminnti ` resounds ', TTebe 1299 .