See also: rèidh

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish réid, from Proto-Celtic *rēdis (simple, easy) (compare Welsh rhwydd (easy, quick), Breton rez (simple, straight)) from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ- (to ride).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

réidh (genitive singular feminine réidhe, plural réidhe, comparative réidhe or réacha)

  1. smooth, level, easy to traverse
  2. easy, unhurried, unrestrained
  3. free, facile; careless, indifferent
  4. mild, clement
  5. ready, prepared
  6. finished

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative comparative form: réacha (Cois Fharraige)

SynonymsEdit

  • (ready, prepared; finished): ullamh

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, 2009, →ISBN, page 306–7