scíth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scíth or dil.ie/36509

I Adj. [o, ā].

(a) weary, tired : esced .i. es[s]cith .i. nī scīth ar aurlataid, O'Mulc. 435 . dunaib scithaib gl. defessis, Ml. 77a17 . nephsaithrach .i. ní bad scith ón etir gl. inlaborata, `it would not have been weary', 103b4 . nephs. gl. indifessam, 125b4 . do dāinib scīthaib, Corm. Y 48 . am scith aithbristi indiu, LU 8456 ( FB 31 ). ba s.¤ ┐ ba torsech ┐ bá mertnech (sic leg.), LU 9097 ( FB 85 ). scītha lāma, TBC² 3446 . echrada . . . scítha, BDD² 453 . na mmílchona oc toffund . . . comb[at] scítha, TBFr. 196 . codlaid co trom na Troianaig scitha (sic leg.?) a aithle a n-astair, Aen. 508 . a bheatha bithscith ic ernaidi in tíre-sea (addr. to persons), Lat. Lives 109.1 . lond cech s.¤ , Ériu ix 47 § 20 . gur ob scítha . . . maithi na miled, MR 192.8 . In cheville: o Abram nói cét ní s.¤ | .xl. a dó co Dúid, LL 130b27 ( Trip. ii 530.9 ). With follg. prep.: níor sgíoth é dá áithmhéala he wearied not of remorse for it, Dán Dé xx 15 . fā sgīth an muir dā mongar the sea grew tired of its roaring, ML² 715 . robadh scith tenga fria tuarascbail do tabairt, Marco P. 181 . ní bad sgíotha ód reic riúiséin, Studies 1919, 439 § 9 . Adv. fodáig na hÓigi . . . ata co s.¤ chucaind `wearily', Todd Lect. vi 42.9 .

(b) sad, dejected : Dūngal macc s.¤ Scandail, Arch. Hib. ii 71 § 17 . fada as sgíth on easgur mh'ulc | mo theasgadh i gcrích Connacht, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 212.27 . sceith (leg. scíth) mo craide co bráth m-bán, MR 72.18 . scith mo mheanma, muad mo ghnas, FM i 534.22 .

(c) (is) s.¤ x la y y wearies of, is loth to do, dislikes x: ní as s.¤ leu du denum a thing they are unwilling to do, Ml. 48a9 . is scith leu deicsin inna firián, 56d15 . ropo s.¤ linn uiuere `we were weary of life', Wb. 14b26 . i[s] s.¤ linn etarscarad coirp et anme, 15c12 . nicon fil bas sciith lim `there is nothing which irks me', 18a2 . ni s.¤ limsa, 23d20 . ní ba s.¤ let techt día tuaid thou wouldst not be unwilling, LU 3623 ( SC 31 ). dús cía lasmboth scīth ┐ lasmboth laind techt int slōgaid, TBC² 154 . is sgīth leam glanad mo lām indat (Cú Chulaind to Etarcomal), 1197 . int ṡuil alaind fil it chiund-su arnenustar do fiur cith scit lat, Ir. Texts i 6 § 16 . mad scith lais, Laws ii 206.7 . Cf. scith .i. trom nó olc, ut est ni dligh meth la biadh, na astad ceilsine [for céile], na asta[d] for comarba, madh s.¤ lais .i. in foghnum do dhenum .i. madh trom leis nó madh olc, O'Dav. 1490 . ma sgith lais an morsa d'éruicc, O'Don. 2200 ( Nero A vii, 139b ).

II Noun (n. ?) = scís.

(a) weariness, fatigue; sorrow : scith .i. cur nó tuirse, O'Cl. fo s.¤ crech claidbech `outwearied by bloody forays', Met. Dinds. iii 74.115 . gan sgíth nechtra `expedition's toil', O'Gr. Cat. 479.6 . In cheville: impais Cathais scerdha scith | co Cenn Maghair da mochdíth, Ir. Texts i 57 § 21 . ar s.¤ a lúith agus a lámhaigh his vigor and agility being exhausted, Maguires of F. 25 . léicid s.¤ rests : ar an seachtmhadh lá do scuir sé, ┐ do léig s.¤ , Exod. xxxi 17 . is mó an díoth fine an fearsain | gér sgíoth cridhe an chéideasbhaidh cause of heartfelt sorrow, Aithd. D. 10.25 .

(b) rest, repose; cessation : M. | nach leigeadh dhóibh sgíth ná colladh, Measgra D. 2.4 . is léir dhóibh nach léigid na loicht sgíoth dhóibh give them no rest, TSh. 9552 . donínn s.¤ fa chorp in luin | fo thrí ┐ fo chethuir I was forced to rest (the Hawk of Achill), Anecd. i 39 § 111 . an tan doníodh scíoth ó bheith ag cantain a psalm `when he rested from reciting', Keat. iii 1127 . iarghnó gan sgíoth ceaseless, TSh. 6430 . gan sgíoth gan tathamh gan tionnabhradh, 6695 . tháinig gan sgíth ar lán lúth, Oss. iv 116.6 .

Compds. With adjj.: ¤anbfann weak and exhausted : na sluaigh scíthanbfanna scélbuaidirtha, Comp. Con C. 93.x . ¤becc: nírbo coinne sgíth-beg (of the meeting of two warriors), ML² 1903 . ¤lonn: adubairt E. . . . re Cathais scerda scithlonn, Ir. Texts i 57 § 22 . ba prónach ┐ ba scithlond de dith a coiceli friss overcome by grief, ZCP iii 248.19 .

With nouns: ¤eól: fer clis na scallac scíth-eól `weariful', Met. Dinds. iv 218.z . ¤fhennad: do-cínn scín da scith- fendadh, Ir. Texts ii 12 § 17 . ? ¤legad: a sceith ar na scithleagad ar corugad conntrachta, YBL 317a3 . ¤maíthne sorrow, affliction : ar sgíothmhaithne tocht re a theann, | ar n-olc críochnaighthe coitchenn (for maíthne metri gratia?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 141.79 . ¤méit: in slúag scíath-glan scíth- méite `enormous', Met. Dinds. iii 256.10 (see note). ¤urchra: cúis sgíoth-urchra mournful loss, KMMisc. 242.3 .

? With vb.: ¤dallaid: inmain aghadh i ngach am | rom scarad is rom scithdall, Ir. Texts ii 15 § 37 .