ríastrad

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n u,m. the act of contorting; a distortion : iarsin ríastrad sin riastarda im Choin C., TBC² 1964 . g s. remm .i. nomen do fuirseoir fo bith cach riastardae dobeir for a aigid, Corm. Y 1080 . See follg.

ríastraid

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v ā. contorts, distorts ; acc. to Zimmer, ZCP iii 299 n. , the orig. sense was `hinders, frustrates', cf. W. rhwystr `hin- drance'; this may be the sense in the first two exx. follg.: atbert-si no riastrabadh no [= na] fom[or]e would frustrate (? transform by a spell ), ZCP xii 402.32 . ro riastrat drochdoíne do gabol may evil men do violence , LL 284a15 ( ZCP xviii 92.7 ). pass. ríastartha a bél, TBC 2605 = ro riastradh, St. Usually impersonal passive with prep. imm; all the follg. exx. refer to Cú Chulaind: ro riastrad immi . . . corabi banna fola im bun cacha finna dó, FB 27 . is and so cét-riastartha im Choin C. co nderna úathbasach n-ilrechtach . . . de, TBC2 (LU) = cét-riastarda, TBC 2589 . riastarda imbi-som, TBC² 391 = ríastartha, LU 4879 . is and sin ra chétriastrad im Ch., TBC 3802 . Comp. Con C. 102.15 . See ríastrad, and ríastartha(e).

1 ríata

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adj io,iā. part. of 1 réidid (?), of horses and draught-oxen trained for driving or racing, broken, passing into the senses full-grown, domesticated and possibly swift.

co toracht . . . cona eoch riata leis co Emain, LU 8462 ( FB 31 ). tabar carpait . . . for echaib riattai ro-luatha, PH 410 . bit daim ríata laíg ar mbó | co tí cobair Diarmato `the calves of our kine will be trained (? full-grown) oxen ', ZCP iii 204.13 ( LU 9589 ). ba samalta re seiche doim riata ar mēd `full-grown', BCC 390.26 = seithe ṡen-tairbh, KMMisc. 316 § 8 . .x. mile elefint ríata `tamed', Maund. 207 . do croicnibh bethadach n-allta ┐ ríatta `domesticated', BNnÉ 53.7 . Of persons: ros- gabsat rig-droing riata, LL 17a48 . is ríatai di rathbriugad ( trained, expert ?), LU 8959 ( FB 71 , of Cú Chulaind). compar. (?) is and assbreth fris: `Is ríataide ind imrim sin' oc dul dó dar Slige nAssail; is desin asberar-som Fiacha Ríatai `like driving was that errand . . . the driving-like F.', Ériu vi 149.58 ; perh. compar.+de `the swifter; the same episode is trans- ferred to Cairbre Riada in Keat. ii 4326 fg . : gur riata an toisc re ndeachaidh siar ané ┐ tigheacht aniar aniú `it was on a quick errand', 4335 .

2 rī́ata

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(vb. necess., cf. prec.): as riatta is to be trained , IGT, iii § 102 .

ríathor

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n o,m. a torrent (cf. W. rhaiadr): in riathor , gl. torrens, Ml. 134b7 . for riathur Cedróin, SR 5239 . i n-erbirt riathar inna dige in the enjoyment of torrents of drink , Ml. 56a13 . riathair ruamannda red torrents (of blood), TTebe 3287 .

ríathorda

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adj io,iā. torrential: dona srothaib ro-trenaib riathor- daibh, CCath. 3929 .

rib

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n a snare (spring) of some kind: equated with paintéar, dul, eangach, Eg. Gl. 516 . Cf. ribe and ruibe.

ribad

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n u,m. twisting ( ? ) : an riobhadh (ón chasadh), IGT Conj. § 113 . órṡnáth ó rígnaib ribas, ex. 982 .

ríbán

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n a streak or stripe (= ríabá < ríab)? g s. as attrib.: bratt ríbáin, LL 267a34 ( MU 34.35 ). bratt ribháin (`grau- gestreift', Wind.), TBC 5386 = riabach, St., riabain, TBC² 3280 .

ribar

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n [o,m.] a sieve : ribar .i. criathar, Corm. Y 1098 . O'Dav. 1341 . Lec. Gl. 482 . Metr. Gl. Ff. 47 . cota-riagfaidher amail ribar .i. coro tolltar tu amail criathar, O'Dav. 1381 , cf. 1341 . Mod. riobhar; r.¤ meala a honeycomb , O'R.

? ribe

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ind Goill co mín o a cēim cagaid | a ngēill co rīgh 'na ribibh, Ir. Texts ii 21 § 37 (: Sligidh). Dinneen gives: ribe `a single hair, a bristle, . . . a shred, . . . a snare or hair-spring, . . . anger, fury.' Cf. ruibe.