résún

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n o,m. (Eng. loan-word) reason .

(a) the reasoning faculty : da mbeth resun agad, ZCP vi 26.31 (said to a lifeless object). adeir in résún, PH 7504 . ata in duine-marbad i n-agaid in résúin, ib. a n-agaid resuin ┐ naduir, ITS xiv 60.23 .

(b) a reason, logical ground : an réasún chuireas B. síos ag a chruthughadh, Keat. ii 939 . féadtar sé réasúin do thabhairt ris, TSh. 8528 . an bhfuil réusun an urnaighthi sin do dhéu- namh? Parrth. Anma 153.3 . reusún na muinighne atá aguibh, 1 Pet. iii 15 . réasúin stáit reasons of state , Keat. Poems 1279 . go n-iarrfadh claochlódh résún would try another line of argument (?), Content. xvi 61 .

résúnta

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adj io,iā. possessing reason; rational: in t-animm résúnta do chruthaig Dia fa chosmailius fén, PH 7461 . anam réasúnta, TSh. 980 . créutúir réusunta, Parrth. Anma 68.2 = resunta, Luc. Fid. 34 . ni labhradais . . . o breithir acht o chomhartha resunta intelligible sign(s) , BNnÉ 58 § 68 .

rét

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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, Camb. 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 ( Aug. 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, SC 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'fhogh- mharaibh something over a thousand , O'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 .

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 .

2 rét

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n a star : g s. ind réta sin, gl. Hyperionis (of the sun), Sg. 70b6 . g p. sechta rét a heptad of stars (gl. Arctus), 67b21 . Cf. rétglu.

retaire

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n m. a criminal (B. na f.): tona (.i. bās) retaire (.i. bidba), ZCP v 486.5 .

rétaire

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n io,m. (Anglo-Saxon loan-word, Stokes Met. Gl.) a reader, clerk, scholar : retaire .i. légthóir, H. 3. 18 p. 628a , 640b ( O'C. 1379 , 1429 ). is reudaire cleirech craibhthech, Metr. Gl. Ff. 62 (reacaire, recoire v.l.). reatoire .i. cléireach, O'Cl. Molua rétaire, LL 367g45 . Cf. Rawl. 92d25 . a p. dochúaid co rétairiu `to the scholars', Liad. and Cuirithir 22.23 .

rétán

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Forms: rétan

n o,m. (dim. of rét) a little thing, trifle : rétan, gl. recula (res), Sg. 47a7 .

rétglu

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Forms: rétglainn, retglannaib

n n,f. (compd. of 2 rét) a star : retglu .i. ret-gle ar a soillsi, Corm. Y 1086 . n d. dí rétglainn , Fél. Mar. 3 (retglaind, ret- laind, retlainn v.ll.). n p. inna rétglainn rígdai, July 29 (ret- glann, -glainde, retlainde, -lanna v.ll.). d p. retglannaib, Thes. ii 294.12 ( SP iii 2 ). o na cethri rétglannaib, SR 1054 = redlannaib, MacCarthy 46 z ( LB 110a27 ). g p. retha retglann, SR 5274 . Mid.Ir. rétlu, rétla q.v.

rethach

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adj o-ā. running, coursing (< rith)? ro thriall cach rían rethach `every running sea', Arch. Hib. ii 73 § 49 = LL 184a43 . ? om rig rethach (of God), Ériu ii 66.5 (retach, rath- v.l.; leg. rathach?). ? As subst.: Áni . . . ben Echach | gaini grind a rethach riss, LL 139a11 = a retach, RC xlvii 302.2 (`her career with him was small pleasure').

rethaige

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n io,m. (rith) a runner : luaithe . . . ioná reathaidhe (= velociores cursore), TSh. 7633 . is tréan . . . an reathuidhe (of the fleeting world), Hackett xxv 11 (rathuighe v.l.).

réthair

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ind r.¤ in gerrain, Trip.² 2936 (=rethair in g. `the running of the nag,' Trip. 248 ).