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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 .

rígacht xsee rígdacht.

5 rígad u,m. (vn. of rígaid) the act of making or crowning a king
or chief; installation, coronation : rigdomna ┐ ríg arna rigad,
LL 43b51 . luid Uespiam do Róim dia rigad, LB 153a44 . do
rígh Cruachan . . . 'ga rioghadh hi Connachtaib, BNnÉ
258.26 . FM vi 2322.7 . g s. i cinn leth-rāithi tar eis a righthe,
10 AU iii 328.24 (a. 1488). a ndigail an rigtha-sin, Ann. Conn.
1257.6 . In fig. sense: bec leis rígad cech fir úan to make each
of us a king
, Met. Dinds. iv 160.218 .

rigaid v ā. makes (installs as) king or chief: pret. amrad ríg ro
dom-rig, ACC 140 ( RC xx 414 ). cia ro rigsat rig na reb, Rawl.
15 76a11 (: sílsat). ro rigsat Tuatai Dea iar marbad Nuadat inti
Lug, ZCP iii 244.18 . ríghaid Sil Daluigh a ndamna, Ir. Texts
ii 47 § 13 . Pass. pres. s. (archaic) rigthier, LU 905 ( ACC 70 )
marcc for an righ an lá ríoghfaither é, BNnÉ 247 y . innas ind
fir no rígfaide, SC 23 ( LU 3453 ). ro rígad i nAiliuch, Arch.
20Hib. ii 48 § 2 ( LL 181b15 ). in Chíaráin ro rígtha have been
crowned
, Fél. Prol. 235 .

rígaigid v g. reigns, rules as king : rígheochaid sé Corrosaym
will rule over , Maund. 104 . gur ríoghaidh [leg. -aigh] . . . a
mhac ann a áit, 2 Sam. x 1 . righeogha[i]dh o mhuir go muir,
25 Luc. Fid. 381.8 (= dominabitur, Psa. lxxi 8 ).

rígan, rígain n ī later ā,f. n s. rígain, Fél. Prol. 125 , Sept. 20 .
rígan, LU 5205 = TBC² 726 (Y). a s. rignai, LU 10718 . g s.
rígnae, Fél. July 11 . 18 . rígnai, LU 8282 ( FB 22 ). rígna,
LL 249b34 ( TBFr. 163 ). d s. rígain, Fél. Prol. 105 . g p. rignae,
30 Thes. ii 295.15 . ríghan (g s. n p. -ríghna), IGT Dec. § 37.6 . A
queen or noble lady ; in sagas gen. of the wife of a king or chief,
later in wide application: as comdiu dia rigain in rí, Ml.
65d13 . sechi sí dia rignaib, gl. reginam quamlibet, 65d8 .
rigan a regina , Corm. Y 1092 . ro hairled rig ┐ aithech, rigan
35┐ amrigan `queen and subject', Laws i 40. 10 , glossed .i. cét-
muinntir comceneoil .i. comad ben rig Erenn, ib. 29 . ní
theclaimtís feis Temra do ríg cen rignai lais ol ni rabi
rigan hi fail ind rig, IT i 118.30 ( LU 10718 ). Hiruath cona
rígain, Fél. Prol. 105 . Helend in rigan rechtmár, PH 485 .
40 Briccriu ┐ a rígan, FB 16 . ní fil rígain catamail acot-su, ata
immorro la Coin Culaind, SC 46 . ind rígan rígda (of St.
Brigit), Hy. iv 10 (F). sosar na macc mīn | ruc in rigan don
ro-rig (of Eve and Adam), MacCarthy 26 . See rígna.

rígán n o,m. a sub-king, chief: n p. ind rígain , gl. regulis, Sg.
45 45b2 . Cf. foriganib, gl. subregulis, Ml. 51d21 .

ríganta adj io,iā. queenly: in retla ro-solus ríganta . . . Muire ogh,
D IV 2, 43rb29 .

rígbard n o,m. the highest class of the `soerbaird': rigbard, IT iii
5 § 1 . Ríoghbhard .i. ríghe ┐ bairdne lais, Ériu xiii 42 .

50 rígbenn x O'Dav. 1335 , see and benn.

1 rígda(e), rída adj io,iā. pertaining to king or state : cís rigdae, gl.
vectigal , Sg. 52b9 . huand seirc rigdai .i. follais no choitchinn,
gl. publico affectu, Ml. 124d13 . rigdaib .i. coitchennaib, gl.
publicis [beneficiis], 126a9 . Regal, royal : ina chathaír rigdai,
55 FA 8 . draíde rigda, PH 6970 (of the Magi or Kings of the
East). Generally in wider sense kingly, majestic, noble : is
rígda in costud, BDD 73 . cenél rigda do síl Abrahaim (of the
Israelites), PH 1703 . in popul rígdai Rómanach, 471 . in sét
rigdai triasa roichet na fíreoin in flaith nemdai, 5904 . an síol
60ríogha the royal (dynastic) family , 2 Kings xi 1 . i bpíoláidibh
ríoghdha, TSh. 912 . In SR freq. in chevilles: rigda scél, SR 7231 .
rígda in sēt, 7894 . 4243 . 7331 . Of persons: in Félire freq.
epithet of saints: epscop Rónán rígdae, Fél. Feb. 9 . paiss Processi
rigdai, July 2 . ind rígan rigda (of St Brigit), Hy. iv 10 F
65(ríga, righdha v.ll.). ridire . . . ríoga, ZCP xii 396.13 . damhradh
ríodha ra-chalma, TD 16.3 (: síodha). superl. cach ní . . . ba
rígdu dá rigaib, LL 219a48 ( TTr. 169 ). In pl. as subst.: ro
marbait a righdha `the royal retinue', Ériu v 158.212 .

2 rígda(e) n a royal dwelling, palace : brisid in rigdae, Aen. 565 .
70 maithi in rigdai, 395 , cf. 1557 (but: lucht na rigda courtiers ,
409 ). do Chastróe [ = Chosroes] ina rigda, budesin, LB 236a11 .
iter da rigda in Choimded .i. iter nem ┐ talam, 135b48 . baslic
[ = basilica] .i. rigdae, O'Mulc. 128 , cf. 182 . Cf. a aula .i. a
righdúi .i. a rí[g]thech, Cóir Anm. 41 (= ríg-dóe?).

75 rígdacht n ā,f. later oft. rígacht, rígeacht.
(a) kingliness, kingly qualities : ar rígdacht, CRR 27 . rí for
righdhacht ┐ milid ar gnimaib (of Caesar), CCath. 351 .
engnum a at[h]ar ┐ ri[g]dacht a senat[h]ar, Cog. 192.18 .
fear lán do rath, ┐ do rioghacht, FM iv 830.4 . mo mhórdhacht
80as mo rígheacht, Oss. iv 168.19 (of a woman). Royalty : ór dō
a dualcus a rígdatta [leg. -dachta] by virtue of his royalty , PH
7018 , cf. Arch. iii 245.5 . duine d'fhuil na righachta of royal
blood
, BCC § 287 . g s. as attrib.: do somaisi a erridh ríghdachta,
CCath. 4681 . rellta rigdachta, Arch. iii 245.8 .
85(b) a kingdom (common later use): rígdacht na hUngaire,
Maund. 7 . righdhocht Caldea, 129 . righacht na Fraingce, Fl.
Earls 24.11 . do ghabháil ríoghaichte Saxan, FM ii 1050 z .
do chuir Dia as a ríoghdhacht é, TSh. 3463 . pl. do chroith
rioghachda, Isa. xiv 16 . nach bhfuil comhacht . . . ag an
bpapa ar bhar righeachtuibh, Luc. Fid. 310.19 .