righin

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rigin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

righin (genitive singular feminine righne, plural righne, comparative righne)

  1. tough
  2. obdurate

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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