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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rìgh (king) +‎ cathair (chair).

NounEdit

rìgh-chathair f (genitive singular rìgh-chathrach, plural rìgh-chathraichean)

  1. throne
    Synonyms: àrd-chathair, breas-chathair, cathair-rìgh, cathair-rìoghail, torr-chathair
  2. metropolis (that contains the monarch's residence)

ReferencesEdit

  • rìgh-chathair” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.