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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish dliged (guiding principle, law, theory; principle, rule, norm; dictum, authoritative statement; reason, argument; reckoning, computation; nature, condition, kind, manner).


dlighe f (genitive singular dlighe, plural dlighean)

  1. law, ordinance
  2. duty
  3. due, title, right
  4. tribute, custom
  5. perquisite
  6. property

Derived terms[edit]


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • dliged” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.