airrí

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n (rí)

(a) In native contexts tributary king, chieftain: na secht n-airrig do Mumnechaib, TBC-LL¹ 440 . rí hÉrend is a hairrí, Metr. Dinds. i 14.16 . Mac artain uirrí cenel ḟ., AFM iv 662.5 . airri Brefni, Cog. 148.7 . tuarustal trī n-uirrigh n-oll / da gach uirrigh a Conall, ZCP viii 116 § 14 . don uirrígh, IGT Decl. ex. 505 . an rann tuaidh d'Eirinn cona n-uirrighaibh ┐ cona nardtaoiseachuibh, BNnÉ 230 § 139 . nír' bhe (leg. ní raibhe) airdrí for Mumain . . . acht comard oirrig an equality of sub-kings, Lism. L. 3209 . tigernus na toisech ┐ orlamus na n-oirrig, Ann. Conn. 1309.3 . airri .i. rí fiadaigh .i. righ ḟianaidh, O'Cl. COMPD. ¤-damna: Donnchadh mac Mic Cartaigh aeirrioghdomna Muman, CS 340.26 .

(b) In foreign contexts viceroy, governor: a mbuidnea no erríg gl. satrapae, Ml. 67d17 . P. . . . issé ba h-erri Aegept, SR 3150 . co Point Pilait, cosin errig, LB 223a29 . a.¤ na cathrach L., Anecd. iii 75.7 . do chonsolaib ┐ do herrigaib . . . in domuin, Rawl. 75b41 . airig ┐ airríg . . . na hAssia, LL 234b27 ( TTr. 1312 ).