reachtaire

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rechtaire (steward, bailiff, administrator).

Noun[edit]

reachtaire m (genitive singular reachtaire, nominative plural reachtairí)

  1. (historical) controller (of royal household); administrator, steward
  2. (ecclesiastical) rector
  3. auditor (of society); master of ceremonies
  4. (historical, agriculture) dairy farmer renting land and stock

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External links[edit]

  • "reachtaire" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • auditor” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • comptroller” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • master of ceremonies” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • rector” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.