ith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ith or dil.ie/29150

Forms: ith, t-ith, etho, atho, atha, etha, ith, heatha, ith, n-eath, ioth, ith, ithlair, ithtige

n u,n. Later m. n s. ith nglass, SG 80.9 . in t-ith , Laws i 140.10 Comm. g s. etho, Sg. 60a4 . Sits 1919, 93 § 23 . atho, Thes. ii 235.7 . atha, BDD² 1056. etha, Sg. 46b5 . Laws i 124.16 . d s. ith, Thes. ii 293.4 ( SP i ). n p. na heatha , MR 100.15 . g p. ith, Laws v 450.13 . na n-eath , DDána 61 § 4. ioth, IGT Decl. ex. 1093.

(a) corn, grain: dobhrith .i. dobar-i.¤ indsin .i. usque ┐ arbar .i. cuid aossa aithrige et pendaite, Corm.Y 435 . i.¤ arbur isan gaidhilg, O'Dav. 745. The first ith in: ith ō īath ┐ ith ō ith nominati sunt , Corm. Y 763. ith in arba gl. fár, Ir. Gl. 1038. ceres bandea hetho, Sg. 60a4 . cenel(a)e n-etha (gl. lens, far, passellus (leg. phaselus, Ed.)), ib. 46b5 , 51b6 , 67b20 . anim netha gl. odor, 17b13 . rop i.¤ ┐ mlicht adcear `may it be corn and milk that I see,' Thes. ii 293.6 (SP i). criathar atho gl. cribrum areale, 235.7 . cāin tonna i tigh ūi Eoguin, | i.¤ i tigh uí C[h]uind, Corm. Y p. 77.9 . tōla n-etho ar gach n-indra, Sits 1919, p. 93 § 23 . leth n-etha for tíre ... is sunda melair, LU 1760. cia etergén sína ... mathair etha aig, mathair saille snecta, LL 345a9 . is tre ḟír flathemon cach hetha ardhūasail imbeth, ZCP xi 81 § 15. i.¤ ocus blicht ocus meas, Laws v 450.13 . bla etha ithland `the exemption as regards corn in a haggard,' iii 284.1 . isin ré suthain a sreathnaighther in t-i.¤, in t-arbhur, i 140.10 Comm. tessbaidh etha (.i. gorta) di Maig Cuind, | sé bliadna imluim (.i. tercai), ZCP xii 236 § 56 . ili gáith . samh fliuch . i.¤ nglass, SG 80.9 . na heatha ar tí madhma amach, IGT Decl. ex. 1552. ní easgar ioth 'n-a ionam `corn does not ripen in due time' (tr. RIA Dict. fasc. II s.v. escaraid), DDána 73 § 7. do dhearbh an t-ioth is an meas | gur maith fuairsead a bhflaitheas, Content. vi 180.

(b) By extension, seed: am sgath críon aimhrid gan ioth `seedless flower,' Aithd.D. 51 § 11.

Compds. ¤buain `ever rich in corn': fa Bhóinn n-orrdh- raic n-iothbhuain n-úir, Sc. G. St. iv 144 § 25. ¤goirt corn- fields: asait ithgoirt, RC xxvi 34 § 155. slatta etha imm ithgurtu, Ériu vii 2.14 . a fineamnaib ┐ a n-ith-gortaib, YBL 215a33 . ¤lár a threshing floor: g s. int (recte ind, Ed.) ithlair gl. areae, Ml. 137a2 . ¤mag a corn-bearing plain: fan iothmhuigh n-Eamhna-sa, DDána 83 § 5. ¤tech a barn, granary: a p. inna ithtige gl. horrea, Ml. 98a5 . Cf. itech.