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? riside n io,m. astory-teller :ata sund a mathair ┐ a n-athair .i.
Rian ┐ gabar [leg.Riangabar] ┐ Finnabair riside a n-athar
Riangabra, IT ii1180.183 (`Erzählerin', Wind., but the text
seems corrupt).reisidhe ainm [don] sgéluidhe, Metr. Gl. Ff.
512 (risighe,reisi v.l.).

rith u,m. vn.ofrethid, alsoruth. O.Ir.n s. riuth, Sg. 106b8 ,
Ml. 89c10 , 90b10 , AU 763 ;inriuth , Bcr. 18b12 .rith, Arm.
189b2 ( Thes. i 498 ), Bvn. 2a23 ( Thes. ii 33 ). Fél. Prol. 28 .ruth,
SR 3107 . LL 203a21 .a s. riuth, LU 8663 .d s. riuth, Wb. 20b6 .
10 rith, Sg. 108b3 . Hy. v 93 .ruth, SR 3285 , 4051 , 6043 , 7411 .
LL 236a17 .g s. retho, Ml. 42c19 .retha, 93b4 . Hy. ii 9 .n p.
retha, Fél. Ep. 274 .g p. reth, SR 2671 .rith m.(g s. n p. reatha),
IGT Dec. § 71.4 .d s. rioth, ib. ex. 1551 .
(a)the act ofrunning; arun,rapid course (in wide sense):
15 leimnóriuth(gl.πήδησις), Sg. 106b8 .innar rith arsid-ne, gl.
in nostro vetere curriculo, 108b3 .luid E. lám frisin sruth | ocus
nir garit in ruth, Met. Dinds. iv 354.46 ( LL 203a21 ).no
thelged a chlettini . . . ┐ no bered rith baíse 'na ndiaid, TBC
893 .rith fri nem, IT i 124.18 (prov. of a vain attempt).niro
20ansat don reimim ro-retha sin, CCath. 5544 (of troops rushing
to an encounter).dochuadar i cenn a retha took to their heels ,
MR 318.4 .[dochuaidh] do rind retha as escaped by running ,
ZCP vi 65.30 .rith in marcaig, O'Dav. 1402 .oc rith isin aeor
flying , PH 1733 (of Simon Magus).dorinneas rioth tre lár an
25tsluaigh, Duan. Finn ii 260 § 43 .raoth do denum, Rosa Ang.
130.22 ,cf. 326.7 .lúath do rioth chum uilc swift in running ,
Prov. vi 18 .i rith(with reflex. poss. pron.) running: co ḟacca
mac légind ina rith secci(=iuvenem scholasticum currentem),
Lat. Lives 82.6 ( LB 65a20 ).tíagait ina rith . . . cen tairsem,
30 FA 29 . RC xix 146.4 . ?techid G. assin cath . . . ┐ a gilla i
rraith, ZCP iii 212.1 ( LU 9645 ); by Stokes taken as =do
ráith`only' (? together ; see Met. Dinds. i 62 n. 22 ).for rith
running, hencequickly,forthwith; cf. luid . . . for a rith cosin
n-oencrann, SR 1284 .fer ruc breith for fís for ruth who
35interpreted a dream immediately
, 3285 .batar buidig do Dia
. . . robdar dimdaig dé for ruth very soon after , 4051 .Cf. 7411
creitted do Patraic for rith, LU 9486 .blith is ith | uaid no
chuingitis for rith, Met. Dinds. iv 20.18 (`in due season', Corr.
v 141 ).tairnit duit in tṡluaig for ruth, Death-tales 20.14 . Of
40animals:assan . . . luath a ruth, SR 3107 .oendam retha
draught-ox , Rawl. 130b51 ( ZCP iii 4 § 8 v.l.).almai énlaithe
. . . berid riuth for sét, FB 49 . Of chessmen:déca a rretha
fían fidchell, SC 30 ( LU 3559 ). But this may be forṡretha.
Of a ship:ra cured in lestar . . . fora lánrith, LL 219b43
45( TTr. 198 ). Freq. of natural objects, heavenly bodies, rivers,
etc.:rith ro-seim os bith . . . ind aeo[i]r uair current, circula-
tion
, SR 39 .in riuth retae inna airndrethcha, Bcr. 18b12 .rith
lunae, Bvn. 2a23 .riuth grene, Ml. 89c10 .dī grein do rith im-
malle, AU 910 .Cf. CCath. 938 .do taisceltaib . . . reatha
50saighnen of the course of lightnings , 3899 .ríth mara buirb tar
bruach, IT iii 88 § 103 .uisce reatha running water , Levit. xiv
5 .rith folo(gl.dysenteria) bloody flux, Ardm. 189b2 ( Thes.
i 498 ).riuth fola, AU 763 .Cf. PH 2792 .dobeir sās co rith
ima braighit a running noose (?), Aen. 3102 .ro glacc corda
55. . . ┐ do cuir snaidh[m] retha fair`a slip-knot', ZCP vi 297.4 .
rith teangadh re toil n-aignidh(=glib chatter), Content.
xxiii 5 ,cf.xxix 8.
(b)infig.sense oflaws,liabilities,etc.: rith cana Patraic go
moirsheisear, Eg. 88 f. 7a ( O'C. 2186 ).rith chána aicillne,
60 H. 3.17,c. 420 ( O'Don. 517 ).Ofaccumulatingofinterest,
fines,etc.and transf. of the interest itself: nochon fuil rith
ar in fiach foimrim[e], H. 3.18,p. 125a ( O'C. 230 ).reatha
fuillema, Laws v 414.12 . Possibly a similar metaphor is
implied in SC 41 ( LU 3905 ):bés nípad rith lat-su mo lecun-sa
65. . . cía no trialltá(`Gewinn wär's dir nicht, mich zu verlassen,
auch wenn du's versuchtest
',Thurn.Sagen a. d. alten Irland
100 ).
(c) career,life :o fororbai Patraic a rith mbúada isin bith,
Trip. 170.9 .ba réil ro-blad a retha, Met. Dinds. i 30.22 .
70 rige la Día a ndeoidh retha, ZCP viii 197 § 2 .do chríochnuigh
mé mo rioth(=cursum consummavi), TSh. 2768 .Cf. anad
dom rith ro-baisi . . . do bud mithig my career of folly , Arch.
iii 312.4 .
Compds.ruadhbhuinneadha rioth-arda rabharta running
75high
, TSh. 2079 . ?dochum in tsrotha ruit[h]ruaid, ZCP iii
19.9 ( Rawl. 74b26 ).

rithar n[o,m.] (formation fromrith,cf. sruthar:sruth, saethar:
saeth, Wind. TBC p. 266 )arun,gallop :rethair in gerrāin . . .
do Druim macc U., Trip. 248.19 .rucad in Dond Cualnge i
80rrithur ┐ i fúatuch úadib, TBC 2040 =i ruat[h]ar, St.;ib.
2028 =i rrith, St.

rithi (part. of nec.fromrenaid)that is to besold,for sale :ríthi,
gl.venalem, Ml. 36a37 .

rithim(m) n m.(Lat.rhythmus) rhythm; strictly ofirregularor
85 free verse , acc. to O'Dav. 1219 :amhail roghabh rithim
arradh Mettuir, as amhlaidh atāid na baird . . . arradh
na ffiledh, Ériu ziii 42.5 ( O'Dav. 47 ).bidh binnius co certus
isin metur ┐ binnius cen certus isin rithim;i.e.`rithim' as dis-
tinguished from `metur' or metrical verse is rhythm without
strict number, but this distinction is not always borne out.
5 tria rithimm doronad int imon-sa, LB 237b12 ( LH 65.55 , of
theAltus Prosator).tre rithim doronai ocus se sillaba dec in
cech line, LH 84.2 .Ambrosius . . . is e doroine hunc imnum
. . . tria rithim dorónad, Fél.² clvii x (of theGloria in excelsis
Deo).molad . . . iarna dhenum tria rithimm, Lism.L. 2673 .
10 amail tuirmhim im rithim no im rioth úamha no certusa, Leb.
Gab. i 58 n. 2 (of metrical verse).