Words and Proper Names

rud ar bith

1673.
Ó Dochartaigh (Cathair): Donegal a dhath ar bith.
In Éigse 17/2 (Geimhreadh 1977–1978), pp. 197–202.
Discusses different responses in LASID for the word ‘anything’ in Ulster dialects and their distribution, e.g. a dhath, aon dath, dadaidh, dadamh, rud ar bith, etc. Outlines how a dhath ar bith may have been introduced into Omeath Irish from North-West Donegal.