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richt n u,m. d s. riucht, Tur. 85 ( Thes. i 490.32 ).richt m.(g s. n p
reachta), IGT Dec. § 71.5 .
(a) form,shape,guise , in wider sense than delb of whole
appearance; gen. in phrase:i rri(u)cht in theguise(of),dis-
30disguisedas: oc tabairt bendachtae foir hi rriucht Éssu, Tur.
85 (of Jacob disguised as Esau).do luid Lucifer . . . i rricht
aingil gil co hEua, SR 1671 .i rricht eoin ticed Victor aingel
co Patraic(=sub specie avis), Lat. Lives 20.8 .tanic in
Mórrígu i rricht sentainne, TBC 2411 =i ndeilb, TBC² 1748 .
35 luid an Coimdhe i rriocht aingil go Ruadhan, BNnÉ 319 § 14 .
i riocht fhir an bhruit lachtna disguised as a man with a grey
cloak
, Keat. ii 3453 .ar a mēt no delbad i n-ilrechtaib for the
number of different forms he used to assume
, FB 75 .tecait
anmand firén i rrechtaib én nglégel, FA 33 .slog mor do
40ainglib i rrechtu ēn ngel, LB 28b49 .tegait [na longa] i
rachtaib ingen macdacht fon fairgi, Aen. 2035 .do cuir sin
dath dubh orra ┐ docuadar isna rechtaibh sin a cenn diuice
na L., ZCP vi 74.2 .no imbritis a mbrechta druadh forna
duilib domunda conā leicctis a richta fein forra, CCath. 3917 .
45 gan ríoghuin 'n-a riocht`disguising her queenly appearance',
PBocht p. 22 § 36 .
i richtwith gen. in the guise of=instead of , passing somet.
into senseinmistakefor:diamad Chú no bet[h] it'richt, SC 34
( LU 3752 ).eirg amach im'richt-sa, Arch. iii 309.11 .ól rota i
50rricht ind lomma in mistake for milk , LL 11a40 .cor marbadur
a muinter fein a richt Chlainde Morna, Acall. 7882 .measaim
gurab i riocht an fhocail so `Ronanus' do scríobh Cambrens
`Roanus', Keat. i 154.6 .atáid triar re a luadh ann so i riocht
aon duine three persons are confounded here as being one ,
55 152.98 .
(b) condition,plight : ?iss i richt mná siúil | sedda Ulaid uli,
FB 24 ( LU 8357 ),cf. is i rrechtaib bó ┐ dam . . . settai mná
Ulad,ib.( LU 8367 ).da cinel déc . . . do tiprataib . . . co
rechtaib examla orra, RC xxiv 374.5 .Toirrdelbhach . . .
60d'fhágbail a richt duine mairbh T. was left for dead , AU iii
458.18 ,cf. agus hé fós a riochd mhairbh as good as dead , Hebr.
xi 12 .`Créad an riocht 'na bhfuile?' `Atáim agam' chéa-
sadh', TSh. 5040 .gur truagh na reachta sin dár chuireadar
a oireachta féin rígh Fhearmanach pitiable was the plight
65in which his own vassals had put the king of F.
, Maguires
of F. § 25 . State,kind,quality :imfresan fiadhnaise for cach
richt duine is isli inas every condition (rank) of person , Laws i
84.2 Comm. a breith a richt cruidh in duine sin . . . a mbreith
a richt a cruidh fein(= on the understanding that they are
70the other man's cattle . . . his own), iv 228.17 Comm. cis
rechta na gaibter a fiadhnaisi forgell what kinds of person are
not accepted as evidence?
Eg. 88 f. 51b ( O'C. 2600 ).Cf.also:
slan don fir etrana . . . an guin ime i richt a n-airm ┐ a n-etaigh
(i.e.if he injure those around him in the matter of their arms
75or clothing), Laws iii 286.11 .i riocht peacaidh`in way of sin',
PBocht 48 § 10 .it ōig-rec[h]ta na haisdi seo new kinds of
poetry
, IT iii 28.25 .go raibh Críost i dtrí reachtaibh ar an
saoghal so . . . go saoghalta somharbhtha . . . go domharbhtha
. . . go diamhar dofhaicsiona i sacraimint, Eochairsg. 73.6 .
80 as a richt (1)out of one's proper form (condition, state): teit
as a richt ar béluib sluagh(i.e.distorts himself in public, of a
mountebank), Laws iv 354.5 Comm. ragaid cech oen ass a
richt la uaill ┐ dimmus will leave his natural state (station ), RC
xxvi 36 § 187 .airchinnech glan . . . fodlad dia manchaib co
85cert, | ní rucca as a richt let him not take them from their proper
stations
, Ériu iii 106 § 41a (Rule of Ailbe).téit cech duine ass
a richt nā tabair tóeb fri hanmcharaid, i 218 § 2 .as edh rom
ucc as mo riocht(i.e.that has made me a `geilt'), Buile S. 38 y .
mo chuimhne dochóidh a riucht, Ir. Texts ii 78 § 1 (2) in late
lit. as petrified phraseof setpurpose,deliberately :goid do
5chennach asa riocht, O'Hussey TC 175.15 .cor a n-aghaidh
na fírinne asa riocht, 233.21 (a sin against the Holy Spirit).
is le mailís ┐ le míorún as a riocht sheunaid. . . they deny with
deliberate evil intent
, Eochairsg. 88.20 .
i rricht co in such a way that, so that , of consequence:ceithre
10chuid . . . d'Éirinn . . . éinfhear dhíobh fa rí Mumhan | i
rriocht gurab í an ceathrumhadh so that Munster is only a
fourth part
, Content. vi 48 .is amhlaidh do rinneadh so-
mharbhtha é i rriocht nach féadfadh an bás d'fhagháil(sic . . .
ut non mori posset), TSh. 3399 .
15(c)in Bérla na f. person,individual :cia in richt rongiul a
slechta (.i. cia in fer do lenfa a lorg), ZCP v 489 § 11 .Cf.
ceall o n-eitcither cach richt`a church by which every form
(i.e.condition) of person is refused
', Laws v 118.2 , glossed.i.
. . . cach richt duine, 120.13 , and see4 recht.

20 ríchtu n n,f.laterríchtain f.(vn.ofro-icc).a s. rícctin, Ml.
108a10 .rígtin, Wb. 28c9 .d s. richtin, Thes. i 495.13 ( Ardm.
107b ).ríchtin, Ml. 105a8 , c3 .ríchte, Wb. 17b6 . In Mid.Ir. the
d s. ríchtaingradually displacesn s. ríchtu.rochtain rúachdain
ríchtain, IGT Dec. § 148.3 (f.,g s. n p. -ana). Reaching,coming
25to,arriving , with obj. gen. of destination or absol.:ós accobor
lemm far ríchtu(=venire ad vos), Wb. 7a3 .richtu tíre tairn-
geri doib, Ml. 131c9 .iar ríchtin tíre tairngeri, 105c3 .rena
richtin du Pool before P. reached it , Thes. i 495.13 ( Ardm.
107b ). (with subj. gen.)fomentar mo rígtin-se take heed of my
30coming
, Wb. 28c9 .i n-Emain ar richtain on arriving , TBC
1157 .ni lamaim richtain chuice, ZCP vii 306.19 =techta,
LL 358 m .
In petrified phraser. ¤ les(s)a the act ofneeding,need (with
gen. of thing needed):nach mó a richtu a lessa duit-seo andas
35dam-sa that you have not more need of it than I , LL 120b46 ,
cf. ní mó richtain a lessa in gai duit-siu, 121a12 ( RC iii 178.5 ,
179.2 ).hi rrichtain lessa Ioseiph in need of Joseph , SR 3084 .
Seeríachtain.

? ricle(a)n n adwarf :abhac, tormanach, crunnach, dealbh,
40riclean`a dwarf', Eg. Gl. 27 .

ridire,-cht xseeritire,-cht.

1 rig n d,f..a s. rig, SR 7219 , LU 4888 ( TBC² 401 ).righidh, CCath.
2060 .g s. riged, TBC 46 .righ f.(g s. -eadh,d s. -idh,n p. -thi),
IGT Dec. § 191 .
45 Thefore-armfromwristtoelbow (somet. used to include the
latter) distinguished fromlám`arm' anddoe`upper arm'.na
rigthe nó na huille, gl.ulnas, Gild. Lor. 163 .cusna rigthib,
gl.cum cubitis, 164 . cubi[t]us latine.i. righ, O'Mulc. 112 .
dae .i. righ no guala, O'Dav. 740 (definition inaccurate).
50 luibenchossach .i. luibne na mér . . . ┐ cos eissib suas ind rig
┐ in doe gusin alt na guailne, Corm. Y 447 s.v. deach.int
herdornn óg cen rig fist without forearm , SR 7219 .doid [┐] rig,
Laws v 354.5 .dornn caurad ┐ rig ruanada, TBC² 425 .secht
cubait rigi(i.e.cubits measured by the fore-arm), Dinds. 54
55( RC xv 450 ).ucht rigi the bend of the elbow , Laws v 363 n.
ail focheird dia rigid rind (leg.riged) at arm's length , Met.
Dinds. ii 84.51 (seeCorrigendav 130 ).comhfada re roigh
laimhe laeich o iond a mheoir go hiond a ghualann, ZCP x
277.6 (Franc. TBC).doronsad aenach cind righed, 305.14
60(some kind of close combat?).feóil a righe, Isa. ix 20 .du. tuc
a dā rigid 'mun coirthi, TBC 1233 =a di rig, St. Ériu iv
104.6 .pl. turcbaid a dóti ┐ a rigthi, TBC 916 .snadmait a
rrighthe(of wrestlers), CCath. 2943 .ro gab i n-a noídin Ísu
for a rigthib, PH 3750 .folongat na mna cach altrom for a
65rigtib, O'Mulc. 114 .neartuigh sí a ríghtheacha, Prov. xxxi 17 .
Rig mná Nuadat(poetic name of part of the lower course
of the river Boyne), Met. Dinds. iii 26.15 , ZCP viii 106.6 .iar
rig mna Nuadat, RC xxvi 18 § 35 (.i. iar nirt fhilidechta
Nuadat, LL 186b50 ).
70As fictivenpr. m.:maic Rigedh Rothriune maic Lāime,
Anecd. ii 53.17 .
Compds. ¤ derg with red (i.e.bloodstained?) forearms :in Cú
Chulaind cathbuadach . . . rigderg, LU 9313 =righderg,
Anecd. iii 52.16 .Rechtaind Ríghdherg .i. rígh derg ro bhoí
75aigi, Cóir Anm. 24 .
¤ fota:Coirpri Righfhoda .i. righ fhoda baí aigi, Cóir Anm.
63 .Cairpri Ridhfoda, Anecd. ii 77.18 .
¤ remar:doiti rigremra, CCath. 2946 .
¤ trén:scáilfer . . . rengmar rigtrén, FB 37 .
80 ¤ tend:laech ruanaid rigthend, LL 266a45 ( MU 30.16 ).

2 rig n[m.]awatchman,scout ?righ .i. fairgseoir no fear dear-
caidh: tri righ gach róid .i. tri fairgseoire ar gach ród, O'Cl.
Cf. BDD 14 .

ríg- nstem of king , used to form compds. (a) in sense royal,
85pertaining to akingorchief , (b) pre-eminentof its kind;great,
immense , used widely, esp. in poetic style, occas. with adj.
and npr. Somet. writtenrí-. Permanent compds. in sense
(a) with technical signification are given separately.
With subst.: ¤ aball, TBC 2617 . ¤ am(m)us a mercenary in
service of a king
, TBC 18 . TBC² 1483 .g s. righamuis, Anecd.
5 ii 73.6 . ¤ athgein:r. ¤ meic Airt`a kingly equal to the son of A.',
Met. Dinds. i 36.103 . ¤ baile aroyal stead,chief town :in n-aen
na rigbaili ro-mor, CCath. 5825 . FM iii 484.9 . ¤ ben alady :
bāidh le rigmnaib, Ir. Texts ii 65 § 17 . ¤ bile:Crist . . . righbile
os rāith, ZCP viii 199.12 . ¤ briuga:Bruden uí Dergae ríg-
10briugad Herend, BDD 70 . ¤ bruiden, Acall. 1464 . ¤ buiden:
docom rigbuidean na Roman, CCath. 4754 . ¤ chaindel,
royal candle:see Gadelica i 275 .cf. ZCP i 492 . ¤ caistél:teora
righcaistel[sic], TBC 5592 St. (of structures for storming a
fort). ¤ chathair, FA 13 LB.don ríoghchathair(=in civi-
15tatem regalem, of Cashel), Keat. iii 358 . ¤ cell:co rathaib
rigc[h]ealla, ZCP viii 203.30 . ¤ consul:iar cloistecht . . . écca
na rígchonsul isin Róim, LB 153a43 (of Roman emperors).
¤ dál f. d s. rídáil, SR 6818 (of Jerusalem).ríoghdháil nó
cóimhthionól fhear nÉireann`great assembly', Keat. iii 2939 .
20 ¤ dorus:a p. rigdoirsi, LB 109a25 ( MacCarthy 38 y ). ¤ dos, SR
796 . ¤ drong:n p. rigdroing riata, LL 17a48 . ¤ drúth:rígdruth
ríg Temrach, BDD 111 .rigdrúth hEirenn, ZCP viii 309.19 .
¤ dún:rígdún inna tuathe, Trip. 192.24 .g s. rigduini, CCath.
2945 . See Meyer's Miscell. Hib. (1917). ¤ ecnaid, PH 4060 (of
25Solomon). ¤ éices, ZCP viii 328.18 .drong ríg rigna is ríg-éices,
Ériu viii 69.58 ( LL 31a22 ). ¤ epscop, Fél. Apr. 14 . ¤ fáith
royalprophet , common epithet of King David, LU 2361 ( RC
iv 248 § 14 ). FA 1 LB ( IT i 169.18 ). TSh. 6117 . ¤ féil, Fél.
Nov. 29 (of a saint's festival). ¤ féinnid(féndid): a leader of a
30`fían'
(see Fianaig. p. xiii ):Mael Huma in rigfeinnid, Rawl.
140a38 .bui r. ¤ for Condachtaib fecht n-aill .i. Fothad C.,
Fianaig. 4. 1 .bai dono rifeinnid amra la Mumain intansin .i.
Oilill, 6.12 .rífenidmaith dom muintirsi 54.9 . Of Finn:leisin
ríḟeinnidh 52.4 .Cummal mac Trénmóir rígfénnid Herend fri
35láim Cuind, LU 3163 .rigfendidh crodha ro boi i Con-
nachta, Arch. iii 224.13 .righfheinnidh`a general', Eg. Gl. 523 .
¤ féinnidecht leadership of a `fían'; of the Fianna :as í com-
airle . . . ríghḟéinnidhecht Eirenn do tabairt d'Find, Acall.
1757 . ¤ fer:cóic cét déc rigfher atát fót ríagail, LL 297a41
40( SG 364.34 ). Keat. Poems 653 . ¤ fili:Dubthach rígfile,
Lat. Lives 8.12 (=poetam optimum; perh. in sense of king's
poet
).cosin rígfhilid co Amargin, TBC 4796 . 5343 . ¤ flaith f.
kingdom; ofHeaven , Fél. Oct. 23 , Dec. 14 , Ep. 334 .Alord
orruler: n p. ríghfhlaithe, CCath. 4454 . 5534 . ¤ flaithius lord-
45ship,rule :rigflaithius na Roma, CCath. 4450 ,cf. 90 . ¤ gein:
ríggein Iohain baptaist, Fél. June 24 . ¤ ídal:ic adrad Chroim
Chróic rig-idail Herend chief idol , LL 16b30 ,cf. Keat. ii 1924 .
¤ imdae royal couch or seat , FB 2 . ¤ laed:ro chan in fāid righ-
lāid do Chunn, Anecd. ii 7.21 . ¤ lám, Hy. v. 56 . ¤ lepaid:g s.
50 rígleptha, TBC 2 . ¤ lia(e): (1)ahuge stone :ríghlia cloichi,
Acall. 968 . 3627 . (2)agreat flood :frisort dó uisge .i. riglie
mór, Trip. 138.18 . ¤ longes:rígloṅges adbulmór, LL 309a43
(of Norse fleet) = Cog. 224.22 . ¤ mac:rígmac (.i. mac in ríg
.i. Colum Cille), LU 1080 ( ACC 111 ). TBC 574 .nóebmáthir
55mo rígmaicc, Fél. Aug. 16 (of Christ). ¤ mart:bid formach do
rígmartaib deaths of chiefs (?), TBC² 2058 ( LU 6575 ) =do
rigmartra, TBC 2759 . ¤ míl:na dá ríghmilid . . . Poimp
Maighe ┐ Iul Cesair, CCath. 324 . 4731 . ¤ múr, Aen. 1206 .
CCath. 814 . ¤ nert, TBC 3670 . ¤ nia, TBC 580 . 611 .rígniath,
60 2570 (g s.forn s.). ¤ ollam:rígollam de rígollomnaib Ulad(of
Ferchertne), LL 266a24 . ¤ persa(n):a p. righpersannu na
Roman chief personages , CCath. 6162 . ¤ ráth f. royal fort :
assin rígráith, LU 3697 ( SC 33 ).for rubu na rígrátha, RC
xiv 412 § 23 . Cog. 204.29 . ¤ recht:sergfait srotha . . . cen
65rethaib riaglai rīgrecht of divine laws (?), SR 8212 . In CCath.
of the Roman respublica: meni creacadh in Roim ┐ in rígrecht
re Cesair, CCath. 3202 .bidhbu in ríghrechta romhánaigh, 224 .ar
métugud in rigrechta rómanaig, LB 132a52 . ¤ rechtaire:
rí[g]rechtaire Fhiann Eirenn ┐ Alban, Acall. 6587 .righrech-
70taire Erenn, RC xviii 58.23 . ¤ rosc:sect meic imlesain ina
rígrosc, LU 10151 .ceachtar a dā rigrosc, BDD 2 . TBC 1373 .
¤ rún:ic foglaim ríagla is rigrún, SR 4134 . ¤ sossad:rí
rigḟial 'na rigsossud, SR 568 .i timchuairt ind rigsossaid,
550 . ¤ sruth:fail ann mór do rigsrothaib, 504 . ¤ suide:
75 rigṡuide , gl.tribunal, Sg. 50a11 .hi rígsuidiu, gl.in solio, Ml.
114d2 . SR 402 .im rigsuide in Comded, FA 7 . Trip. 70.9 .
PH 4134 . ¤ toísech:meic ríg ┐ rigthuisech, TBC 827 . 1761 .
¤ torad:fo rígthorud, TBC 2618 .fig. ós cach róen is rígthorud
Met. Dinds. iii 16.188 `royal revenue' v 131 . ¤ treb:o Riphi
80rigtreib imra | co dithreib na nEtheopda the kingly domain (?)
of R. , SR 2647 .rombeo it' rigthreib(of Kingdom of Heaven)
ZCP i 497.10 . ¤ uisce:dorimchell rígusciu Herend . . . .i.
Buas. Boand,etc. chief waters (rivers ), BDD 154 .
With adjs. chiefly those formed from nouns: ¤ cerdach:dia
85mbat ri bit righcerdach versed in the art of kingship , Arch. iii
314 § 30 . ¤ dúilech:a Romhaill righduiligh!`Romulus royal-
creative
(?)', CCath. 422 ( creator ,i.e. begetter of kings ?). ¤ fial,
SR 568 . 7785 . ¤ métach(<méit`size'):dia chlaind ra-chaím
rígmetáig`of kingly stature', Met. Dinds. iii 20.254 .