tréith

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tréith or dil.ie/41760

adj i

(a) weak, cowardly: t'ḟergtreith timaircthech, LU. 3899 ( SC 41 ). asbert Iob, ba scél treith, SR 6925 (1 tríath ?). a hathair, nír th.¤ 'ca thig (: Léith) `not without might in his home,' Met. Dinds. iv 126.49 . cid Midir, nír th.¤ iar tain `no sluggard thereafter,' iii 352.61 . aingel nach clé conn | daingean nach treith tolg, KMMisc. 257.5 . co mbīa tūath nach trēith | fot scēith ar do scāth, BColm. 16.25 . Daimhin, nar treth a ttachar `Daimin, who was not weak in the fray,' BNnÉ 199.18 . traeth .i. treith a ed no a odh fri fedhadh mascail ┐ femin `weak its extent or its music in comparison with masculine and feminine' (i.e. the neuter), Auraic. 1475 . t.¤ i dteagmháil `a laggard in encounter,' O'Gr. Cat. 532.10. bheith t.¤ oirmheathta rem ucht, DDána 108.10 . ní hion- gnadh an cholann do bheith crom nó t.¤ ré méid a duaidh, TSh. 2964 . an dá Lughaidh nár th.¤ bann, Content. v 170 . Superl. tréithe: lámh thréan as t.¤ le fann, DDána 102.41 . treith .i. tim, Lec. Gl. 466.

(b) ignorant: treith .i. ainéolach, O'Cl.

Compds.: ¤fher coward, weakling: atib troig treithfir fond ríg (: bréthir), SR 7986 . ¤fhinnmaeth: go Teamhraigh dtréithfhionnmhaoith, DDána 83.9 .

See 5 tríath.