dligthech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dligthech or dil.ie/17039

adj o,ā (dliged). Used in O.Ir. glosses in sense accordant with reason or rule (Lat. rationabilis): chech irnigde dongneid . . . bed dlichtech gl. rationabile sit obsequium vestrum, Wb. 5c20 . is dligthigiu a cumscugud quam a feidligud more in accordance with rule, gl. rationabilius (in Lat. context ratione is oppd. to errore), Sg. 22b12 .

Hence

(a) regular, accordant with rule, right, lawful, law- abiding (see Críth Gabl. p. 84 ): do ais lanamnassa dligthig to folk lawfully married, Thes. ii 255.11 . cétmuinter d.¤ , Críth Gabl. 347 . doa macc d.¤ , 482 . batur in lanamhain sin i coibligi dlighthig, Lat. Lives 101 . ben dligetech a lawful wife, O'Gr. Cat. 81.15 (legal) (cf. dligedach). cen baithus nd.¤ , Ériu i 218 . brethemnus dligthach, PH 826 . cuir dligth[e]cha . . . cuir indligthecha lawful contracts, Laws i 52 n. 1 . ní d.¤ don aigne cin fis na n-earnuile so aige it is not lawful for the advocate not to know, ii 52 Comm. a ré dligt[h]igh in a lawful (regular) battlefield, iv 52 Comm. Tadg da dēnter dān bard nd.¤ (ndleteach, MS.: minchreach), ZCP viii 225 . aes in dāna dlighthig, Auraic. 2184 . dáil dlíghtheach Dé, Hy Fiachr. 316 . is foe rogabsat muinter Ia in caisc ndligthig, Fél. 136 . i n-aghaidh a rígh dhligthigh féin, O'Gr. Cat. 583 . dedhe da cech cenel anmann indlighthech . . . do breith isin airc . . . ┐ treidhe d'anmandaibh dlighteacha unlawful (i.e. forbidden, unclean) animals . . . lawful (clean) animals, Leb. Gab. 8 . ní nar dhlightheach do dhéanamh, Gen. xxxiv 7 . is urusa a aithne . . . nar dhlightheach anfhlaith do ghairm de, Keat. iii 4143 . dá creidi co díles dligtech, SG 19 . Thomas de Quino . . . deadhmaisdir canonta eirdersgnugad (leg. -tha?) an creidme co dlithech , Lib. Flav. i 37 ra 4 . Dim. (in poetry): as mé Suibhne . . . | nochan é mh'ainm dlightheachán, Buile S. 80 . Compar. neach ba dlightacha dia gabail who could more lawfully distrain, Laws ii 50 Comm. dligtighe cath ina comruc a battle is more lawful (regular) than a fight, iii 300 . amhuil is dligthechu cumangatar in as close accordance with legal regulations as they can, 172 .

(b) rational, endowed with reason: ni ainm fuasnada doine . . . acht is ainm fuasnada nephdligthich ech (explaining irrationabiles motus), Ml. 16b12 . do spirut a hanmma dligthige, PH 4611 . do na beoaib ┐ do na dligtechaib (oppd. to: na marb-duile cen dliged cen tuicsi), 3368 . nā malartaid bar n-anmanda dligtheacha (= animas vestras rationabiles), ZCP xii 368 . don brig aicenta o tuirmedh ainim cach réd dligthigh every rational creature (?), Laws i 36 Comm. (in a passage where dlighed is equated with Lat. ratio).

(c) Of persons reasonable, just, righteous: nod-geilsigfe Crist eter dligthichu, ACC § 89 ( RC xx 268 ). masa sinde as ecorach . . . it Bragmanda a n-oenar atatt dligtecha isin doman the Brahmans are the only righteous people (the only people in the right?), Anecd. v 5 = adat dáine dligtechu, Alex. 922 . duine d.¤ dúr, Arch. iii 307 §25 .