rígdacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rígdacht or dil.ie/35278

 

Forms: rígacht, rígeacht

n ā, f. later oft. rígacht, rígeacht.

(a) kingliness, kingly qualities : ar rígdacht, CRR 27 . rí for righdhacht ┐ milid ar gnimaib (of Caesar), CCath. 351 . engnum a at[h]ar ┐ ri[g]dacht a senat[h]ar, Cog. 192.18 . fear lán do rath, ┐ do rioghacht, AFM iv 830.4 . mo mhórdhacht as mo rígheacht, Oss. iv 168.19 (of a woman). Royalty : ór dō a dualcus a rígdatta [leg. -dachta] by virtue of his royalty , PH 7018 , cf. ACL iii 245.5 . duine d'fhuil na righachta of royal blood , BCC § 287 . g s. as attrib.: do somaisi a erridh ríghdachta, CCath. 4681 . rellta rigdachta, ACL iii 245.8 .

(b) a kingdom (common later use): rígdacht na hUngaire, Maund. 7 . righdhocht Caldea, 129 . righacht na Fraingce, Fl. Earls 24.11 . do ghabháil ríoghaichte Saxan, AFM ii 1050 z . do chuir Dia as a ríoghdhacht é, TSh. 3463 . pl. do chroith rioghachda, Isaiah xiv 16 . nach bhfuil comhacht . . . ag an bpapa ar bhar righeachtuibh, Luc. Fid. 310.19 .