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rige

Cite this: eDIL s.v. rige or dil.ie/35282

, f. vn. of 1 rigid.

(a) the act of stretching or distending : amal dunerbarar fidboc i caimmi . . . iarsindí romboi hi rigi after it has been stretched (i.e. straight ), Ml. 99d1 . rige oíle `blowing out his cheeks', Triads 116 . scaílis a cride 'na curp iarna rige , Metr. Dinds. iv 148.34 . In intrans. sense of extending, reaching : fata in rigi doberat Ulaid ḟoraind `long is the reach that the U. are making towards us' (of the advance of the U.), CRR 2 . nert na n-óc ic rige andeas (i.e. advancing from the south), Metr. Dinds. iii 308.73 . fairsing in roth co rige `wide spreads the circle', iv 82.17 (: bine). Of poetic composition: du rigi rand to stretch (i.e. compose) quatrains , Auraic. 2121 . oendialt fri righe [rigi v.l.] . . . a do fri timargain for lengthening . . . for shortening (?), 5418 .

r.¤ fri `stretching against', contending (vying) with: beag dtarbha righe re a rath `to strive against their fortune', TD 9.3 , cf. 13.33 , 20.47 . do righe ┐ do freasabhra frissiumh, AFM vi 2266.22 . gan righ dibh ag righe ribh, Irish Texts ii 98 § 13 . a mhaighdean gan righe ria unrivalled, peerless , PBocht p. 65 § 43 . tú an síor-óigh gan righe reat, Timth. vi 2 p. 36 § 14 . Cf. lucht righe rómhghnáith Té `the disputants of Té's chief home', Content. xii 4 . ná faigbed rath ria rige `that she should find no grace before the contest', Metr. Dinds. iv 128.59 .

(b) binding, controlling, ruling : ba hi in rīgi co rige | flaithius fíre foirgclide far-reaching sovereignty , ZCP ix 468.2 . rí rigi `far-ruling', Metr. Dinds. iii 342.69 (: bini), cf. ii 32.78 (see Corr.) and iv 58.17 . an dlighe . . . lughaide a righe 's a réim its control and sway , Hackett liv 18 .

(c) putting to shame, reproach ? a thoisc dobo thúar rige | do thig na mná mídige `his errand was an omen of reproach to the house', Metr. Dinds. iii 56.29 (perh. `approach', Glossary); cf. righe .i. imdheargadh; tuar righe .i. tuar imdheargaidh, O'Cl.; tuar righe rath tighearna, (TCD) H 4.5, p. 124 (Abbott- Abbott-Gwynn 172 ), but meaning is doubtful.

ríge

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ríge or dil.ie/35283

Forms: righe, rige, rigu, rígiu, rigi

n io, n., later f, ( Ériu xii 218 ) n s. righe n-uasal, ZCP viii 197 § 2 a s. rige , Ml. 14a4 . d s. rigu, 71c17 ; in Mid.Ir. somet. rígiu. g s. rigi, Ml. 44d29 .

Ruling; kingship, sovereignty : in bith trúag . . . is duthain a ríge , Fél. Prol. 158 . no chuinchitis na Saxain . . . rígi forro co Ida [sic leg.] that I. should rule over them , LU 288 . dia ndena a rige ┐ a follamnus iarsna riaglaib-sea if he rule , PH 4280 . du gabail rigi for chenn á athar to assume the sovereignty , Ml. 44d29 . cech righdamhna . . . nocha gēbha rige a t[h]ire, Anecd. ii 31.5 . teit F. co Temraid do theclomad na rigi dō fein to collect (i.e. get) the kingship for himself , Ériu ii 178.3 (late Mid.Ir. text from Lec.). boí secht ṁbliadna i rrígu Ulad ruling Ulster , TBC-LL¹ 463 . rígi na cathrach, PH 4033 . Oengus mac N. hi rrígu ┐ L. i mbreithemnus, Ériu iii 140.166 . ríge láech nErend, FB 8 . righi can frithbert unopposed rule , CCath. 3361 . tuath huili do rigiu cen cosnum fris to rule the whole tuath without opposition , Laws iv 328.12 Comm. braighde Eirenn . . . gabhais tre righe is tre neart by the strength of his rule (?), ZCP viii 108.28 . co ttugsat Goill a ríghe dhó acknowledged his authority , AFM ii 1066.2 .

In relig. poetry freq. a synonym for the Kingdom of Heaven (oft. without art.): for nim consenai a ríge he strove after his kingdom in heaven , Hy. ii 28 . ro siachtatar ríge , Fél. Prol. 70 . ron-snádat dond rígu, ib. Jan. 23 . rige la Día a ndeoidh retha, ZCP viii 197 § 2 .