ríagaire

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n io,m. a torturer, executioner : in tan bias in mairtir i foiditin ┐ in riagaire oc dénam na ḟert, Fél.² clxxxvi ( LB 101 marg. d.). pl. nidat dee . . . acht it riagaire duib-si, Alex. 906 = riagairetha ifirn, Anecd. v 4.23 . o gnúsib grannaib na riagaire (of devils), PH 5626 . ic tionol a riaghaired ┐ a pian- tori, CCath. 4255 .

ríagal

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Forms: ríagol, -ul, riagail, riagol, riagoil, riagoil, riaghal, riaghail, riaghla

n ā, f. (Lat. rēgula) O.Ir. ríagol, -ul; later n s. riagail. n s. riagol, Sg. 32a2 , 41a4 , 178a2 . a s. riagoil, 9c22 . d s. riagoil, 220a5 . riaghal riaghail, IGT Dec. § 10.10 , § 37.10 (g s. n p. riaghla). In later Ir. somet. with guttural st. in pl.

(a) A rule (whether prescription, law, tradition or custom): used in a less definite and legal sense than dliged. In Sg. commonly of rules of grammar, orthography, etc.: iar riagoil chenelaig aiccend the general rule of accents , 220a5 . cia forcomam-ni riagoil sen-grec hi scríbunt (= scripturam anti- quam servamus), 9a22 . ní thabrat-som smacht no recht no ríagail ar denam a peccaid, LU 2378 ( RC iv 250 § 16 ). is hí ind riaguil chert . . . fognad cách Dé mog, Fél. 4.15 . it é do theoir riagla . . . ainme ocus umaldóit, serc in C[h]oimded, Ériu i 194.7 . riagail soscéli cluined ocus ríagail mín manach let him hear the rule of the Gospel , Ériu iii 100 § 25a . is mairg ailter cen ríagail, Arch. iii 215 § 3 . riagla naemh nEirenn d'ḟogluim (= regulas), Lat. Lives 105.10 . iar riagail na sruthi, PH 5555 . riagla na n-aínted rules for fasts , 5553 . riagail na Casc, MacCarthy 308.7 ( BB 13b ). co riaglaib ic clerchib, Cog. 140.12 . i riaghlachaibh an chogaidh the rules of war , Content. xvi 70 . do réir riaghlach an réasúin, Eochairsg. 53.22 . díogha a reachta is riaghla a ré (i.e. rejecting the laws and standards of their time), Hackett xlii 80 .

In Laws Comm. oft. used to gloss cáin, e.g. Laws iv 166.2 , v 236.20 , 292.9 , 480.24 . do reir riaghla . . . in lanamnais, ii 342.29 . As vn.: anadh ┐ dithim do riagail uirri a haithle a dethbiriusa, i 302.7 . Cf. riagailt.

Esp. of a monastic Rule laid down by the founder or head of a monastery: nach oen, ol Maol Rúoin . . . forcomedar mo riaguil who observes my Rule , Mon. Tall. § 6 . aon troscut i riagail Comgeild there is one fast in Comgall's Rule , § 68 . luid . . . co Roim do acallaim Grigair for cend uird ┐ riagla (i.e. regarding the rule of a monastery), LU 3095 . ? Eri ogh, inis na naomh | co n-imad riaghal [sic leg.] ro-caemh, MacCarthy 408.12 ( BB 49b41 ). Hence a techn. term for the metrical rules incorporating the precepts of a religious founder: ut est a Riaguil Ailbe, O'Dav. 1003 ; cf. Ériu iii 92 fg .

Passing into sense of rule, authority : cóic cét déc rigḟer atát fót ríagail, LL 297a41 ( SG 364.34 ). fo riaguil ríg nime, Fél. Ep. 96 . co rāith cech recht asa riaghuil, ZCP viii 196.8 (prophecy of degenerate times: has lost its authority ? or has swerved from its tenor ?). gébhuidh Banbha arís riaghuil will submit to rule or law , IGT Dec. ex. 697 . iomchoruidh lámh an . . . dhúthrachtaigh ríaghail shall bear rule , Prov. xii 24 . Cf. mac Riagaill ráin, ba riagail `who was a ruler', Met. Dinds. iii 338.20 .

Of a rule of life, line of conduct, etc.: ba hí seo riagol a chrabuid .i. no gebed in uli ṡalmu, etc. (= quotidiana eius vita), Lat. Lives 62.13 ( LB 29a66 ). ar cruas a riagla ┐ a mbethad (of the Irish saints), BCC § 155 . San Clára fa cruaidhe riaghail, PBocht 1 § 12 . Cf. a Chú cosin caemriagail, TBC 3672 . focherdedh dub cusna findu, findiu a riaghal whiter its condition (of a sheep changing colour), Anecd. i 57 § 60 (leg. riaghol, : iarom).

In loose sense: tri chét bliadan . . . tri riagla rímim (= I calculate correctly), LL 5b19 . .xl. bliadan . . . is réil in riagail, 131b8 ( Trip. 538 § 46 ). rāidhim rit do reir riaghlach, ZCP vii 301 § 5 , cf. § 12 . tri noi . . . rimthir fo riaghluibh reilibh, AU 927 , cf. FM 927 . ni ba saeib-riagail ua slat | re hae[i]nbliadain adbathsat, MacCarthy 310 y ( BB 13b33 ), i.e. their death was no unjust rule (fate, sentence) because of their raid?

(b) in concrete sense, a rule, measure, line : cid riagail focerta forsna traigthib sin, is ing ma 'dchotad ēgōir n-indib `if a measure [carpenter's rule, Gloss.] were put on the feet ', BDD 2 . co tairsedh riaghail dromann an sceith [na sciath v.l.] for airenaigibh na cat[h] isin coir cetna doridhisi (i.e. the front line of the battalions reformed in the same order as before), CCath. 5847 . Of a ruled line in a manuscript: dul tar riagail (of a scribe), Flower Cat. 261 .

ríagalta

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adj io,iā.

(a) bound by rule, regular ; in relig. lit. used of the professed religious, cf. Med. Lat. regulares `monks'. cor manaig riagalta, Laws v 356.12 , cf. FM ii 1180.3 . coimthionol bhan riaghalta, BNnÉ 165.3 . coimthinóil cananach riagalta co n-apad, ALC i 142.3 . i naomhchuing riaghalta, TSh. 8678 . Hence in wider sense religious, devout : easpag riaghalta `lawful' (?), Arch. Hib. i 87 xx . áonneach . . . léur cosmhuil bheith riaghalta, James i 26 . do dhaoinibh riághalta coig- críchthe religious proselytes , Acts xiii 43, cf. ib. 50 (in both verses = σεβόμενος). gur bó riaghalta allastigh an tí Ruadhan, óir ba hinfeich allastigh ┐ allamuigh inwardly devout (?), BNnÉ 328 § 59 (`well-proportioned' transl.; perh. a play on double meaning of word; see follg.).

(b) regular, according to standard : na canoin riaghalta gusin ordanass mor `regular cannon and large ordnance', Fl. Earls 46.16 . See riagolda.

ríagaltacht

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n ā, f.

(a) religious profession : drong dobheir iad féin do riaghaltacht (= qui religioni se consecrant), Keat. i 58.74 .

(b) regularity, conformity with standard : re riaghaltacht a recht (of Ireland), MR 102.14 .

(c) regulating, government : nach ligim-se leó . . . an riaghaltacht, Hackett ii 2 .

ríaglach

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ind do rēir r.¤ ZCP vii 301 § 5 . Perhaps used here as gen. of ríagal, q.v.

ríaglad

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Forms: riagla

u,m. (vn. of ríaglaid) regulating; ruling, controlling : riaghladh fers (i.e. composing ), ZCP ix 173 § 23 . do bhí Banbha gá riaghladh ag an ṅdroing-se being governed , Con- tent. xxviii 40 . do riaghladh an láoi . . . do r.¤ na hoidhche, Gen. i 16 . bíaidh an ríaghladh air a ghualuinn government , Isa. ix 6 . do riaghladh ceindbeart fa chend adjusting , IGT Dec. ex. 559 . In Mon. Tall. § 48 (145.5) : greim riaglad `the rigour of the rule', read riagla.

ríaglaid

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v ā. regulates, orders, arranges : is fria side [sc. gréin ┐ ésca] riagailter aimsir, Laws i 26.14 . ni ro riaglad acht tria nert it was settled only by force (of arms ), ZCP xii 378.11 . is and do riaghladh in mberla-sa, Auraic. 1053 (of the compilation of Gaelic from other languages). In sense of computing or checking a calculation: deich ṁbliadna. is derb duit cía no[s]-riagla, Trip. 530.21 ( LL 130b37 ). noí mbliadna, riaglom réil bla, LL 128a44 ( MacCarthy 174 § 2 ). riagla lat sain, LL 185a45 ( Arch. Hib. ii 85 § 44 ). Intrans. rules, holds sway : is tríomsa riaghluid prionnsadha, Prov. viii 16 ; xxii 7 .

ríaglaigid

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Forms: riaglúghadh, riaglaighthe, riaglaidh

v g. = ríaglaid. naoi saoithe . . . lér riaghluigheadh an seanchas, Keat. iii 476 (poem). vn. riaglúghadh mo dhaóine, Gen. xli 40 . Cf. bai Eíríu . . . gan righ riaglaigh recht n-aínfhír, BB 37b14 (leg. riaglaighthe or riaglaidh g s. vn.?). ar a chertriaglaigtib his strict rule of life , Caithr. Toird. 45.6 .

ríaglaigtheóir

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n i,m. a ruler : ríaghluightheóir ós cionn Israel, 1 Kings i 35 . Habakkuk i 14 .

ríaglán

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n o,m. (dim. of ríagal) a little or minor rule ? sesgach na riaghlan barren (ignorant) of the rules (?), Tromd. Guaire 715 = Oss. v 76.2 .

ríaglóir

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Forms: ríaghlóirigh

n i,m. in orig. sense a regulator , hence

(a) in O.Ir. used of the `regular' numbers for calculating the age of the moon on the first day of each month (see 2 regulares, Du Cange ): it he riaglóri insin adchomlatar fri epacta the regulars which are added to the epacts , Thes. ii 17.29 . fria riaglóri, ib. 27 ( Bcr. 32a8 ; = regulares of text).

(b) a ruler or director in a monastery : riaglóir ┐ secnap, Ériu iii 100 § 23 (Rule of Ailbe), appar. used of the abbot; ib. 106 § 43 . biaid uaim . . . mo riagloir caid, BColm. 82.28 (of the deacon Baetán left by Colmán as his substitute in a monastery). espucc ┐ riaghloir Cilli Cuilind, FM ii 684.7 .

(c) in late lit. a ruler in general: ríaghlóir do phobuil, Exod. xxii 28 . n p. na ríaghlóirigh , Ps. ii 2 .

In Anecd. i 64 § 121 : tibra tondglan, riagloir rigda, Meyer ZCP xi 156 emends to rīagol.