ríocht

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rígdacht (compare Scottish Gaelic rìoghachd).

Noun[edit]

ríocht f (genitive singular ríochta, nominative plural ríochtaí)

  1. kingdom
  2. (law) realm
    Synonyms: flaitheas
  3. (biology, taxonomy) kingdom

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Further reading[edit]

  • rígdacht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "ríocht" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “ríocht” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • empire” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • kingdom” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • realm” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.