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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 .

rígacht xseerígdacht.

5 rígad u,m.(vn.ofrígaid)the act ofmakingorcrowningaking
orchief;installation,coronation :rigdomna ┐ ríg arna rigad,
LL 43b51 .luid Uespiam do Róim dia rigad, LB 153a44 .do
rígh Cruachan . . . 'ga rioghadh hi Connachtaib, BNnÉ
258.26 . FM vi 2322.7 .g s. i cinn leth-rāithi tar eis a righthe,
10 AU iii 328.24(a.1488).a ndigail an rigtha-sin, Ann. Conn.
1257.6 . Infig.sense:bec leis rígad cech fir úan to make each
of us a king
, Met. Dinds. iv 160.218 .

rigaid v ā. makes(installsas)kingorchief: pret. amrad ríg ro
dom-rig, ACC 140 ( RC xx 414 ).cia ro rigsat rig na reb, Rawl.
15 76a11 (:sílsat).ro rigsat Tuatai Dea iar marbad Nuadat inti
Lug, ZCP iii 244.18 .ríghaid Sil Daluigh a ndamna, Ir. Texts
ii 47 § 13 .Pass. pres. s.(archaic)rigthier, LU 905 ( ACC 70 )
marcc for an righ an lá ríoghfaither é, BNnÉ 247 y .innas ind
fir no rígfaide, SC 23 ( LU 3453 ).ro rígad i nAiliuch, Arch.
20Hib. ii 48 § 2 ( LL 181b15 ).in Chíaráin ro rígtha have been
crowned
, Fél. Prol. 235 .

rígaigid v g. reigns,rulesasking :rígheochaidsé Corrosaym
will rule over , Maund. 104 .gur ríoghaidh [leg.-aigh] . . . a
mhac ann a áit, 2 Sam. x 1 .righeogha[i]dh o mhuir go muir,
25 Luc. Fid. 381.8 (=dominabitur, Psa. lxxi 8 ).

rígan,rígain n īlaterā,f. n s. rígain, Fél. Prol. 125 , Sept. 20 .
rígan, LU 5205 = TBC² 726 (Y).a s. rignai, LU 10718 .g s.
rígnae, Fél. July 11 . 18 .rígnai, LU 8282 ( FB 22 ).rígna,
LL 249b34 ( TBFr. 163 ).d s. rígain, Fél. Prol. 105 .g p. rignae,
30 Thes. ii 295.15 .ríghan(g s. n p. -ríghna), IGT Dec. § 37.6 . A
queen or noble lady ; in sagas gen. of the wife of a king or chief,
later in wide application:as comdiu dia rigain in rí, Ml.
65d13 .sechi sí dia rignaib, gl.reginam quamlibet, 65d8 .
rigana regina , Corm. Y 1092 .ro hairled rig ┐ aithech, rigan
35┐ amrigan`queen and subject', Laws i 40. 10 , glossed.i. cét-
muinntir comceneoil .i. comad ben rig Erenn, ib. 29 .ní
theclaimtís feis Temra do ríg cen rignai lais ol ni rabi
rigan hi fail ind rig, IT i 118.30 ( LU 10718 ).Hiruath cona
rígain, Fél. Prol. 105 .Helend in rigan rechtmár, PH 485 .
40 Briccriu ┐ a rígan, FB 16 .ní fil rígain catamail acot-su, ata
immorrola Coin Culaind, SC 46 .ind rígan rígda(of St.
Brigit), Hy. iv 10 (F).sosar na macc mīn | ruc in rigan don
ro-rig(of Eve and Adam), MacCarthy 26 . Seerígna.

rígán n o,m. asub-king,chief: n p. indrígain , gl.regulis, Sg.
45 45b2 .Cf. foriganib, gl.subregulis, Ml. 51d21 .

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

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

50 rígbenn x O'Dav. 1335 , seeandbenn.

1 rígda(e),rída adj io,iā. pertainingtokingorstate :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,
55 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
60ríogha 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 10F
65(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 ). Inpl.assubst.:ro
marbait a righdha`the royal retinue', Ériu v 158.212 .

2 rígda(e) n aroyal dwelling,palace :brisid in rigdae, Aen. 565 .
70 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?).

75 rígdacht 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
80as 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 .
85(b)akingdom (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 .