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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]


  • dlighe” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “dliged”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language