rígán

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Forms: rígain

n o,m. a sub-king, chief: n p. ind rígain , gl. regulis, Sg. 45b2 . Cf. foriganib, gl. subregulis, Ml. 51d21 .

ríganta

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adj io,iā. queenly: in retla ro-solus ríganta . . . Muire ogh, D IV 2, 43rb29 .

rígbard

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Forms: rigbard

n o,m. the highest class of the `soerbaird': rigbard, IT iii 5 § 1 . Ríoghbhard .i. ríghe ┐ bairdne lais, Ériu xiii 42 .

rígbenn

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x O'Dav. 1335 , see and benn.

1 rígda(e), rída

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adj io,iā. pertaining to king or state : cís rigdae, gl. vectigal , Sg. 52b9 . huand seirc rigdai .i. follais no choitchinn, gl. publico affectu, Ml. 124d13 . rigdaib .i. coitchennaib, gl. publicis [beneficiis], 126a9 . Regal, royal : ina chathaír rigdai, FA 8 . draíde rigda, PH 6970 (of the Magi or Kings of the East). Generally in wider sense kingly, majestic, noble : is rígda in costud, BDD 73 . cenél rigda do síl Abrahaim (of the Israelites), PH 1703 . in popul rígdai Rómanach, 471 . in sét rigdai triasa roichet na fíreoin in flaith nemdai, 5904 . an síol ríogha the royal (dynastic) family , 2 Kings xi 1 . i bpíoláidibh ríoghdha, TSh. 912 . In SR freq. in chevilles: rigda scél, SR 7231 . rígda in sēt, 7894 . 4243 . 7331 . Of persons: in Félire freq. epithet of saints: epscop Rónán rígdae, Fél. Feb. 9 . paiss Processi rigdai, July 2 . ind rígan rigda (of St Brigit), Hy. iv 10 F (ríga, righdha v.ll.). ridire . . . ríoga, ZCP xii 396.13 . damhradh ríodha ra-chalma, TD 16.3 (: síodha). superl. cach ní . . . ba rígdu dá rigaib, LL 219a48 ( TTr. 169 ). In pl. as subst.: ro marbait a righdha `the royal retinue', Ériu v 158.212 .

2 rígda(e)

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n a royal dwelling, palace : brisid in rigdae, Aen. 565 . maithi in rigdai, 395 , cf. 1557 (but: lucht na rigda courtiers , 409 ). do Chastróe [ = Chosroes] ina rigda, budesin, LB 236a11 . iter da rigda in Choimded .i. iter nem ┐ talam, 135b48 . baslic [ = basilica] .i. rigdae, O'Mulc. 128 , cf. 182 . Cf. a aula .i. a righdúi .i. a rí[g]thech, Cóir Anm. 41 (= ríg-dóe?).

rígdacht

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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, FM 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. Arch. 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, Arch. 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, FM ii 1050 z . do chuir Dia as a ríoghdhacht é, TSh. 3463 . pl. do chroith rioghachda, Isa. xiv 16 . nach bhfuil comhacht . . . ag an bpapa ar bhar righeachtuibh, Luc. Fid. 310.19 .

rígdaide

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adj io,iā. kingly, magnificent : roscbéim rígdaide, CRR 34 . erriud rígdaidi, TBC 4396 .

rígdomna

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n io,m. lit. `material of a king', hence the heir- apparent of a king or chief; somet. merely son of a king (chief), prince; later identical with tánaise. See RC xli 238 and Jaski, Early Irish Kingship and Succession 237 . For technical meaning see MacNeill, Studies 1919, 367 ; 640 . rig, rigdamna, Laws v 226.34 . eter ríg ┐ rígain ┐ rigdomna, TBC 405 . eter ríg ┐ rígdomna ┐ airig, FB 12 . Conghalach . . . rigdomna mBregh, AU 892 . ridomna Ailigh, 934 . ridomna Erend, 949 . rigdomna Saxan, RC xvii 181.1 (Tig.). righdomhna Laighen, FM i 498.13 . Of a princess: Míchol . . . rígdomna mac nIsrahél, SR 6008 . pl. tri rigdomna do Saxanaib, BDD 116 . tri rigdamnai na hAsia, LL 225b28 ( TTr. 623 ). ri Connacht ┐ a rigdamnadae, Ann. Conn. 1236.16 . creach la righdhamhnaibh, no toiseach- aibh, hUa Máine, FM ii 854.7 . dia mboí . . . Cond. C. hi Cenandos hi ferann rígdomna [sic leg.], LU 3138 .

rígdomnacht

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n ā,f. the position of heir-apparent : is é [Laegaier Lorc] bá rígh Erenn . . . ┐ Cobhthach Cael a ríghdhamhnacht Erenn, Cóir Anm. 93 . ríghdamhnacht Muman, 70 ( p. 322 ). docuaidh ar cuairt rioghdamnacht, BNnÉ 230 § 139 (of son of high-king).

rige

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,f. vn. of rigid.

(a) the act of stretching or distending : amal dunerbarar fidboc i caimmi . . . iarsindí romboi hi rigi after it has been stretched (i.e. straight ), Ml. 99d1 . rige oíle `blowing out his cheeks', Triads 116 . scaílis a cride 'na curp iarna rige, Met. Dinds. iv 148.34 . In intrans. sense of extending, reaching : fata in rigi doberat Ulaid ḟoraind `long is the reach that the U. are making towards us' (of the advance of the U.), CRR 2 . nert na n-óc ic rige andeas (i.e. advancing from the south), Met. Dinds. iii 308.73 . fairsing in roth co rige `wide spreads the circle', iv 82.17 (: bine). Of poetic composition: du rigi rand to stretch (i.e. compose) quatrains , Auraic. 2121 . oendialt fri righe [rigi v.l.] . . . a do fri timargain for lengthening . . . for shortening (?), 5418 .

r.¤ fri `stretching against', contending (vying) with: beag dtarbha righe re a rath `to strive against their fortune', TD 9.3 , cf. 13.33 , 20.47 . do righe ┐ do freasabhra frissiumh, FM vi 2266.22 . gan righ dibh ag righe ribh, Ir. Texts ii 98 § 13 . a mhaighdean gan righe ria unrivalled, peerless , PBocht p. 65 § 43 . tú an síor-óigh gan righe reat, Timth. vi 2 p. 36 § 14 . Cf. lucht righe rómhghnáith Té `the disputants of Té's chief home', Content. xii 4 . ná faigbed rath ria rige `that she should find no grace before the contest', Met. Dinds. iv 128.59 .

(b) binding, controlling, ruling : ba hi in rīgi co rige | flaithius fíre foirgclide far-reaching sovereignty , ZCP ix 468.2 . rí rigi `far-ruling', Met. Dinds. iii 342.69 (: bini), cf. ii 32.78 (see Corr.) and iv 58.17 . an dlighe . . . lughaide a righe 's a réim its control and sway , Hackett liv 18 .

(c) putting to shame, reproach ? a thoisc dobo thúar rige | do thig na mná mídige `his errand was an omen of reproach to the house', Met. Dinds. iii 56.29 (perh. `approach', Glossary); cf. righe .i. imdheargadh; tuar righe .i. tuar imdheargaidh, O'Cl.; tuar righe rath tighearna, (TCD) H. 4. 5, p. 124 (Abbott- Gwynn Cat. 172 ), but meaning is doubtful.