ríglach

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n ā,f. and o,m.

(a) a warrior (apparently one of higher standing than an `óclach'): dias cét-riglach, TBC 4357 . coícait ríglach rígda, Met. Dinds. i 34.84 (firláoch, primloech v.ll.). bet riglaig dia reir, BColm. 10 z ; 50.9

(b) a veteran? hence an old person , occas. applied to women: righlaech .i. senóir, H. 3.18, 628a ( O'C. 1380 ). rioghlach .i. céid-sheanóir .i. duine breic-liath, O'Cl. r.¤ .i. seanchailleach, ib. riglach liath (of St. Patrick), Trip. 210.20 . riglach fionn- liath (of Cathbad), TBC 5474 . fir ríglaich `grey-bearded men', Met. Dinds. iii 18.219 . airecht ríglach (beneficial to a state), LL 343b38 = a. riaglach, Tec. Corm. § 3.10 . Of a woman: sen-Garman . . . ránic mór rót in ríglach, Met. Dinds. iii 242.11 . Possibly the word may be used in its orig. sense in above exx., the meaning given by the glossators being an inference from its application to aged persons.

rígle

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n (Romance loan-word?) rice: feóil ┐ righle nos toimlit, Mar- co P. 14 . do rígle . . . dogniat a bhfleda, 104 . arán ríghle, 163 .

rígnacht

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n ā,f. queenship; the authority of a queen : banrígnacht úas bantrocht Ulad, FB 17 . mind oir a comartha righnachta os a cind, Acall. 4942 n. = rigna, 4944 (text). tall [in ingen] ceill do rignacht na cathrach, TTébe 4681 . airdrigh- nacht na cruinne, ZCP vi 27.18 .

rígnaide

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adj io,iā. befitting a queen (noble lady), queenly: rigon ran rignuidi, IT i 145.4 = righnaige, ZCP v 502.16 . tochim rignaidi, BDD 2 . inghen ríghnaidhi ro-alaind icon Césair sin, CCath. 112 . go n-édach righnaide impe, BCC § 241 . ua rignaidi ro-delb na hingine, TTébe 1765 . Muire . . . riocc- naidhe, ZCP xii 383.7 .

rigne

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n ,f. (rigin) of materials tenacity, toughness; of speech, etc. slowness, prolixity, sluggishness . is ansu turcbál essisi ara rigni . . . indaas cech cré it is harder to emerge from it because of its tenacity , Ml. 85c14 (refers to limum of text). cedono rigne occo? why be long-winded aobut it? Wb. 8d15 . trí miscena indsci: rigne, dlúithe, dulbaire, Triads 179 . rigne labartha, Tec. Corm. § 22.8 (a defect in a pleader). a rigni is messu don gaís `the defect of prudence is its slowness', Ériu ix 47 § 19 . rigne im Raigne a firm grip on R. (?), Bruchst. i § 44 ( IT iii 75 § 37 ). tuc a ḟual cen rigne `without delay' (? without retention, freely ), Met. Dinds. iii 456.77 . linn fuar ar son a rigne sluggish- ness , Rosa Ang. 250.7 . righne na heasláinte obstinacy, long duration , (R.I.A.) 23 K 42, 183.4 .

rignecht

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n ā,f. toughness, tenacity, adhesiveness : gaothmhuireacht maille re righneacht an adbair, (R.I.A.) 23 K 4, 170.10 . a raighneacht ┐ a mēthradh its toughness, indigestibility (of pork), (R.I.A.) 23 P 10³, 27b23 .

rignes

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n u,m. stiffness, slowness, difficulty (in speech or action). righneas labharta, Keat. iii 1543 . ag cor righneasa air delay- ing (impeding) him , TSh. 4266 . ag cur a thechda a ríghnes delaying his coming , Matth. xxiv 48 . righneas na mban, A. Ó Dálaigh vi 5 . righneas na heasláinte, (R.I.A.) 23 K 42, 19.14 .

rigniugad

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n u,m. the act of making tough or tenacious : do boccadh ┐ do righniugadh a adbair, CCath. 5217 .

rígrach

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adj o,ā. royal, kingly : druim ríg alaind rigraig (of Tara), LL 34a48 ( Ériu iv 102 n. 6 ). do bhí sé . . . riarach ríoghrach, Hackett xxxix 146 .

rígrad

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Forms: righradh, ríghraid

n ā,f. righradh f., IGT Dec. § 12.18 . ríghraid f., § 13.4 . Kings, chiefs, princes (coll.), also a line (family) of kings: clanna Heremoin .i. rígrad Temrach, LU 4071 . im Conchobar ┐ imón rígraid olchenae, FB 44 . ro hort in rigrad 'mo a ríg, LL 192a38 . ro airg cathraig Nin cona rigraid cona rig, ZCP iii 19.13 ( Rawl. 74b30 ). i rreim rigraidhi `list of the kings', MacCarthy 406 (j) ( BB 49b ); cf. Réim ríoghraidhe (name of a compilation by the O'Clerys), MS. Mat. 163 , 548 . tancatar rígraid an tíre `the kings', BColm. 52.32 . clanno Rugraidhe an riograidh (i.e. of royal descent), Sitzungsb. d. Preuss. Akad. 1919 v 93 § 34 . pl. cē dū [sic leg.] nert for righrada what avails power over princes ?, AU i 80.14 = MacCarthy 400 e ( BB 49a1 ) = fri rígrada, RC xvii 164 (Tig.); see Bruchst. i 48.1 . brugh na slogh na ród na ríoghradh, Hackett xxxix 228 . In Fél. freq. of saints in glory: rígrad Chríst, Fél. Prol. 82 . imrordus in rígraid | immon ríg ós nélaib, ib. 21 .

?rígraide

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n a royal family or tribe : cath Aoda Find .i. in tres rigraide Connacht, Fen. 120.2 .