Focal an Lae #199
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: rith (RIH) [rih]

Meaning: rith = run; running

Usage:

History: Old Irish “reithid” (runs), Welsh “rhedeg” and Breton “redeg” all come from the Indo-European root *ret- (to run, roll). Cognates in English are “rotate” and “roll”.

Scottish Gaelic: ruith

2008-06-19 CPD