dlecht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dlecht or dil.ie/17020

adj (cf. dligid) indecl. lawful, due, rightful, permitted: dleact .i. dlesdinach, Stowe Gl. 87 . Rare in attrib. use: iar ndligud d.¤ , SR 211 . Seathrún Céitinn . . . tug a foras dleacht a diamh- raibh . . . `that brought her true history from darkness', Ó Bruad. ii 264.28 . foirb cech duine mar as d.¤ the estate of each person, as is lawful, Met. Dinds. iii 20.255 . iar ṅgleicc as cach dán nar d.¤ `with all arts unlawful', 4.43 . ge mór doniad for conair | ní d.¤ a accra oruibh it is not legal to sue them for it, ZCP viii 116.28 . go cuala ceola ba d.¤ | orgān ┐ cantairecht, 114.12 . ní d.¤ óirdnedh th'insamla | nít rí imchubaid Eirionn, O'Gr. Cat. 470.7 . truagh a Dhé, damadh d.¤ sin | gan mé 'sa bhfert at fochair, Bk. of O'Conor Don 227a12 . fuair an athchuinge sin mar budh dleacht, PCT 1236 . legitimate (?): a gen Crist rochosain ind | cia rob airdrig ar Erind | don chloind as dleacht na deadaig | sloind co cert a coicedaig . . . to his lawful descendants (?), Lec. 363a41 . d.¤ de due from: cenēl Luighdhech ní d.¤ dībh | acht comaitecht re hairdrígh, ZCP viii 116.8 . do chinn tslōighidh nach d.¤ diobh on hostings not due from them, 116.36 (dligid?). gér bó hé a chobhair ro ba dleacht dá fhíor-lucht leanamhna though his own followers should have succoured him, FM v 1824 . d.¤ do due to, right for: is ed is d.¤ dam-sa cech ní do chomlanugad ar tús, LB 146c34 . gach ní thagraim is d.¤ dún everything that I plead is my due, O'Gr. Cat. 475.24 . dom is dleacht a leacht do línadh, Keat. Poems 637 . do dheaghaighne 's dleacht an modh for a good disputant the proper method is . . ., Content. xx 4 .

As subst. what is due, one's right: gráid cen d.¤ cen deisse `without rightful or seemly honour', Met. Dinds. iii 222 .

Compds. ¤ainm: Cairpre Coilbe is d. dó C.C. is his proper name, Met. Dinds. iii 60 . ¤sciam proper beauty: do thuit a dleacht-scéimh dá gnúis, Keat. Poems 1121 .