rìgh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Noun[edit]

rìgh m (genitive rìgh, plural rìghrean)

  1. (nobility, chess) king
    • Bha Cináed mac Ailpín 'na chiad rìgh na h-Alba.
      • Kenneth Mac Alpin was the first king of Scotland.

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