1 rét

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 rét or dil.ie/35158
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: rét, reit, réit, reet, reto, réta, rétai, rédae, raeta, raota, raotae, rétai, réte, réta, rétu, rétae, reta, raod, rét, réd

n u, m. O.Ir. n a d s. rét; in Wb. always reit, réit; reet, Cambr. 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, Sg. 148a4 . a p. rétu, Wb. 22b33 . Sg. 33a6 . g p. inna rétae , Ml. 15a2 . reta, Thes. ii 4.27 ( Acr. 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. ¤ ).

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 beodaib . . . do rétaib marbdaib, gl. ad personas vel res, 39a11 , 12 . do aicned cech retae, PH 3975 . is éraise in rét in tserc, SCC 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 ndechaidh 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 . . . 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 rét 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 speech, 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 d'amarus dō some doubt , RC xix 40.4 (mēti v.l.). réad beag do ríoghraidh an Náis, Keat. Poems 576 . réad tar mhíle d'fhoghmharaibh something over a thousand , Ó 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 . ag goid an réda nar leis fen stealing what was not his own , BCC 239 . Folld. by gen.: raed eigin methraid trithe, Irish Texts v 56.10 .

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 annual 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 .