1 gáeth

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Forms: gáith

adj o,ā wise, intelligent, shrewd ; skilful (?) : n p. gáith, gl. intelligentes, Wb. 2206 . gáoth .i. glic, Eg. Gl. 372 . O'Cl. óir is ionann gaoith ┐ eagnaidhe, Keat. ii 157 . nirubtar gáitha for comairli, Wb. 1806 . Am gáeth i mbretaib, LU 10286 ( IT i 324.z .). LU 10628 ( IT i 141.5 ). bát umal múnta ó gáethaib, LU 3490 ( SC § 26 ). A árim ... ní fil ic gáethaib, LU 2870 . ainmnidach cach gæth, Arch. iii 230 ( Aib. Cuigne 138 ). Cuin deiligter é ma aís in druth é no in gaeth ? `... whether he is a fool or a sensible person,' Laws iii 156.18 . dilmuin do boethuib nad n-airliut gaith, ii 82.7 . is ed dlegar don aos gaoth | tincosc in neich bus robaoth, ZCP vii 298.1 . teit ... co gaothu Ulath (i.e. the elders or leading men), O'C. 777 ( H.3.18, 364b .) FM i 246.10 . Cf. Laws i 72.27 Comm. comall ṅ-gáith (a cheville), TBC 3663 . gaeth a clerigh `wise are her clerics,' BCC § 275 . Greccach gaoth `a wise Greek,' Leb. Gab. i 38.z . is mé a-déaradh do ghuth ghaoth `as a wise reproach,' Dán Dé xxvi 10 . Compar. ni rubai ... gein bad gáithiu, Ériu iv 24 § 10 . Superl. brit[h]im bes goithium ┐ bes craibdigim, Anecd. iii 22.11 . Compar. for superl. cach ní ... bá gáithiu dá ṅgillaraid, LL 219b1 ( TTr. 170 ). besa gaithe .i. i necna who is the wisest, Laws iv 374.11 . As npr m. Gáeth mac Ingáeth, Rawl. 162g37 .

Compds. ? ¤aibel wise, clever at flattery (?) : Palamides ... fer gaethaibel, BB 427b49 . ¤fognam : inmuin leisin lāechadbar do gāethḟognam re gaisced skilful practice of arms (?), ZCP xiii 15.16 . ¤gal wise valour (?) : fri gaethgail gnim, SR 5003 . laith gaithgaile (sic leg.) na nGrec, BB 413b12 . ¤galach : fer ... bruthach gaethgalach, BB 427b47 .