rígthech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rígthech or dil.ie/35304
Last Revised: 2013

 

Forms: rrígtech, rígthige, rígthige, rigteg

n s, n. and m. n s. (with art.) a rígthech n-uile, LU 8262 ( FB 20 ). a rrígtech , 8729 ( FB 55 ). g s. ind rígthige , 8053 ( FB 2 ). g p. na rígthige , 9104 ( FB 85 ). A king's or chieftain's house : rigteg, gl. praetorio, Wb. 23b8 (a primâ manu). co rragaib cách a lepaid isind rígthig, FB 12 (of hall built by Bricriu). i rrígthich Themra, Ériu iv 144.4 . turre rígthige, TBC-I¹ 17 , cf. tuiri rigthaigi, 3356 . for slis a righthoighi, Marco P. 22 . Transf. of Eden: roba lem rightheg dom réir, Ériu iii 148 § 2 (Eve speaks after her expulsion). In relig. lit. freq. of heaven: dorigne Dia in rigthech uachtarach, LB 109a1 ( MacCarthy 38 ) = riched, SR 337 . doroine Dia rigt[h]egh co n-ainglib nime, Ériu iii 143 z . o ḟirmamint co rigtech, Laws i 28.16 . ag ainglib righ an ri[g]thoighe, BCC 168.29 (poem). Of a zone of the empyrean: égusc . . . na .vii. neime ┐ na cóic righthighi timchilles na secht neime, RC xxiv 372.17 . Heaven: ō ḟirmaimint co rīghtheagh 'from the firmament to Heaven' Éigse xxi 4 .