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ríg- nstem of king , used to form compds. (a) in sense royal,
85pertaining to a king or chief , (b) pre-eminent of its kind; great,
immense , used widely, esp. in poetic style, occas. with adj.
and npr. Somet. written rí-. 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 a royal stead, chief town : in n-aen
na rigbaili ro-mor, CCath. 5825 . FM iii 484.9 . ¤ ben a lady :
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
royal prophet , 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 . rífenid maith 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; of Heaven , Fél. Oct. 23 , Dec. 14 , Ep. 334 . A lord
or ruler: 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) a huge stone : ríghlia cloichi,
Acall. 968 . 3627 . (2) a great 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. for n 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 .