tláith

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adj i

(a) weak, soft, feeble: ni tlaith a glegraim cech tan | ri roraid, éraim n-erglan, SR 1467 . ni tlaith rotuaslaig delm de, 2479 . diar' choisc in ṅgaeth corbo thláith, 7615 . sūilib tlāithib todēraib do dīlgud mo thoil, Ériu ii 55 § 3 . fíada t.¤ , Tec. Corm. § 14.26 . fer mar[b]—beil tlaith i n-a thast, Laws v 252.28 Comm. nirbo t.¤ a thres, TTebe 3957 . nir ba tlaith a imthechta, RC xxiii 402.26 . nír bo t.¤ inn- saigti, SG 319.x . ní ba t.¤ thicfait in ros, SG 364.5 . ba t.¤ cach teagar, MR 216.12 . is annamh bhíos t.¤ i nguasachtaibh `in rerum angustiis raro fracti,' Keat. i 64.61 .

(b) pleasant, gentle, soft: lubai in talman ... biad na n-anman ... nidad tlaithi dun, SR 1571 . in taeb seṅg fota t.¤ , BDD² 28 . ba ceol t.¤ tétbind, RC ix 488 n.7 . meirge th.¤ as neamhthláith neart, DDána 85.3 . bos t.¤ na dtachar n-édtláth, Studies 1921, 418 § 9 . fa chéibh dtláith ndoinnmhíolla ndlúith, DDána 91.41 . do bhí sé tláth re cáirdibh caoine, Hackett xxxix 137 . le na béilín bínn tais tláth, Poets and Poetry of Munster, 2nd Series (1860) 34.1 . Compar. amail as time ┐ is tlāit[h]i in ball sa, Corm. Y 149 . ni budh tláithi do túarusgbhail si leis, ZCP x 284.32 .

? neam ocus tuile cen tlath, Lism. L. 3536 . ? geadh t.¤ dochuala tuairisc ghasta a ghníomh, ITS xiii 20.7 .

Compds. ¤binne soft sweetness: tláithbinne an fhoircetail | do Thrínóitt thúas, ZCP viii 200.23 . ¤eltra?: ... ar thruime meanman ar crūas ar romhaithe ar tlaitheltraib gaibthi guth ┐ aicned, ZCP vi 258.6 . ¤enaid?: niptar tlaithenaid a thúir | ó dún meic Fathemain fáil, Met. Dinds. iv 94.23 . ¤mín soft and smooth: ro buí si ... taebthrom tlaithmin taithnemach, St. Ercuil 510.