gaimscedach

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adj (1 gaim ?) o,ā hyperborean (?): rotinoil ... na ciniuda gamschedacha (gaimscé ach, Eg.) Geittecda, TTebe 1718 .

? gaimti

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ind fri gaimti gol gairthus genn, BB 308a45 .

? gain

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n (cf. 1 gainech) leper (?): Gūaire gain 'Gúaire the leper (?)' Ériu xix 78 § 5 .

gaín

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Forms: gáoin

n gáoin f., IGT Decl. § 14.19 . See gaíne (?), and Dinneen s.v. gaoidhean .

ga-ín

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n (ga, gae) dimin. a little javelin : d p. do gaínib ┐ birínib ┐ slegínib, TBC 2543 . Cf. gaán supra.

gainae

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n flint gl. silex, Sg. 61a10 . clocha gaine, RC xliii 94 § 97 . Cf. gallán gaoine a stone of diamond flint, TSh. 1945.

? gaind

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ind uair nachat craind gránna a muirn gaind nach dailb, LL 265a32 ( MU 22 ).

gainde

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x see gainne.

gaíne

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Forms: Gaíne, Gaeine

n ,f. (? cf. LL 140a24 ).

(a) excellence, a fine thing; choice, quality: gaine .i. maith, H.3.18, 625 . gaoine .i. maith, O'Cl. Míchol mór, mó cách ṅgaine (: dagdaine), SR 5919 . as gáine leam ... ór as mac rucad ann, Acall. 547 . Cf. 551 - 2 . tancas sund tria gáine ngnó, dia cáine dia cét-gubo, `for the delight of her beauty,' Met. Dinds. iii 8.1 . rongáet Fergna fo gaíne `... in his flower,' iv 176.5 . ger[bo] gāeth, nīrbo gāine | marb in mac ..., ZCP xiii 15 § 4 . gach flaith ghebhus gort n-gaíne (: somhaíne) `... rightful inheritance,' BR 240.21 . rucsat leo fo gaíne a ngeall ... among the pick of their pledges, BB 387b34 = fo glére a ngell, Met. Dinds. iii 398.1 . fo ghaoine freastail ocus friothalma, ZCP xiv 220.6 . nos friothailet do ghaoine cecha maithiusa, Leb. Gab. i 224.17 . occ fledhuccadh ... do gaoine bidh ┐ leanda, Hugh Roe § 70b . In chevilles: fri gaine ngart, MacCarthy 410.3 . gáine gaile (: Māile), Arch. Hib. ii 48 § 11 . ? gaíni a comráid do neoch aile acht dósom, LL 267b6 ( MU 36 ). co cruaidh iar ngaoine gan creancha, FM ii 962.24 (poem).

(b) a feat, a prank, a jest: is cluchi ┐ is gáini lem-sa cach comlond ... darónus, TBC 4160 . cluchi cach gáine cach | go roich Fer[ṅ]diad issin n-áth, 4164 ; 4170 ; 4176 (v.l. cluithe cach caine cach). ben rognathaig gaíni dligthig, LL 140a24 .

(c) npr m. Gaíne, CRR. § 31 . Acall. 551 . Duan. Finn i 25.25 . Gaeine, Acall. 552.

1 gainech

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n (gainnech): scurf, scab on the skin: is uadha aderar sgabies ria on gainnech bis ac tuitim de, Irish Texts v 78.1 . is edh is tinea ann, brusgar no gainech in chinn, ib. 78.8 . clam .i. occultus, ar doeim in gainech (s.l.) a chorp, O'Mulc. 198.

2 gainech

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adj o,ā: eisg beca gainecha, Irish Texts v 42.15 .