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ríched n o,n. and m. For quantity see Wortk. § 74 . Not in
75Glosses. g s. ind richith , Thes. ii 257.12 (from Book of Durrow:
in O'C. MS. Mat. App. of facsimiles p. 4 (K) given as Book of
Dimma). d s. richiud, SR 486 , LU 906 , Fél. Feb. 23 . ? a p.
riched, Fél. Ep. 341 . rícheadh m. (g s. -idh, no pl.), IGT Dec.
§ 182 . The not unfrequent spelling rigthig for g s. in Mid.Ir.
80texts is due to association with rígthech.
Heaven (of the firmament but more commonly of the abode
of God and the blessed; freq. in rel. poetry, generally without
art.): i rrichid (i rriched v.l.), Hy. v 105 , glossed .i. i rrig-iath
.i. hí ferann ind ríg nemda, Thes. ii 347.39 . richead .i. iath an
85riogh .i. flaitheamhnas, no fearann, O'Cl. rí dorigni riched
reil, SR 337 . co ndechsam innar corp dochum richid, 1217 .
a gelgrían forosnai riched! Fél. Prol. 6 . dond richiud ron-
snáda, Feb. 23 (rithigh v.l.). cechaing animm Rónáin . . . for
riched rindach, May 22 . isin domnach dorónta riched cona
ainglib, PH 3530 . m'anam . . . dochum ríchig, ZCP viii 198
5§ 22 . adcithir stuaga in rigthig fa relltandaib, Arch. iii 235
§ 22. co n-aco imbuidi muinnteri nime immon altoir richid,
ZCP ix 449.9 . The pl. does not seem to be used, but cf.
adsluindiu do riched `by thy heavens', Fél. Ep. 341 , by Stokes
taken as a p.

10 richis n i and ā,f. g s. richessa, SR 8293 . n p. richsea, Ml. 40c5 , 6 .
g p. riches, SR 884 , LU 2429 .
In O.Ir. a live ember : richis, gl. carbo, Sg. 47b3 . fri richiss,
47b5 . richsea do denum iar lassair máir (= carbones succensi),
Ml. 40c5 . A flame, blaze (Mid.Ir. meaning): richis .i. tene,
15 O'Dav. 1339 . richis .i. lasair, O'Cl. rithis .i. lasair, H. 3.18,
416 ( O'C. 965 ). ? riges ruad, SR 5190 (cheville). ruibni rúada
richessa, 8293 . ro ucsat demna m'anmaim isin richis rúaid,
LU 9446 . ba marb-som . . . isin richis rúadlasraich, LL 227a47
( TTr. 753 ). pl. snigtis richsi teined a suilib a mér, RC xv
20460.13 . co ruibnib riches ro-ruad, SR 884 , cf. LU 2429 ( RC
iv 252.14 ). for richessaib ro-thened, 2415 . Fig. of persons:
ingen ríg richis garta (.i. einech), LU 10256 = richiss gartai,
ZCP iii 234 § 18 (Tochm. Emire).

richisán n o,m. (dim. of richis) a small ember : richísan, gl.
25 carbunculus, Sg. 47b4 .

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 the guise (of), dis-
30disguised as: 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 richt with gen. in the guise of = instead of , passing somet.
into sense in mistake for: 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 phrase of set purpose, 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 see 4 recht.