rialta

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ríagalta ‎(bound by rule, regular); synchronically riail +‎ -ta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾˠiəl̪ˠt̪ˠə/

Adjective[edit]

rialta

  1. (ecclesiastical) bound by religious rule
  2. regular, habitual
  3. (grammar) regular

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • rialtacht ‎(regularity; religious life)
  • rialtóir ‎(ruler, controller, regulator, governor)

References[edit]

  • ríagalta” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “riaġalta” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "rialta" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.