gainmech

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(gainem)

adj I o,ā sandy : in gaeth ganmech `sandful,' Ir. Gl. 74.9 . rolá curu in gāeth ganmech, Otia Merseiana ii 82 § 7 . tír ghainmech mín, Maund. § 246 . LB 122b13 . múr gainmech `a sandy rampart,' Met. Dinds. ii 46.6 . gáir na Gairbe gainmige, SG 367.85 . san tseanAfraig gainmhigh, TD 1.19 . rofháccsat ... Luimneach na ghual gann gain- mheach, FM ii 882.13 (poem). ? fo gre[i]n gil ganmigh (: Laigh- nigh) flecked (?), RC xvii 242.7 (Tig.) = FM i 334.4 .

n II ā,f. sandy ground, sand : co frítha ar in gainmig glain, Met. Dinds. iii 384.27 . mar thuargther íasc for ganmig, RC xiv 408 § 19 . os gainmechaibh glasmara, LL 386b39 .

gainmed

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Forms: gainmheadh

o,m. vn. strewing with sand (?) : gainmheadh, IGT Decl. § 11 , No exx.

gainmén

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n (gainem) o,m. dimin. small gravel or sand : g s. do bhris sé fós m'ḟiacla le clochaibh gainmhéin `gravel stones,' Lam. iii 16.

gainmide

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adj (gainem) io,iā sandy : talam garb ganmide, FA § 30 . deog usci fūair gainmidi a drink of cold water from the sand, TBC² 2353 . úir glan gainmidhe, Anecd. ii 22 § 3 . IGT Decl. ex. 1246 . co glan-tobar ngainmidi `sand-strewn,' Met. Dinds. iv 12.8 . in cæmtracht gainmide, Aen. 1473 . gur bruighedar an gealtracht gainmighi, CF 492 . conuigi an muir ngainmhidhi, Maund. § 245 . mar chith gainnmhidhe `a shower of sand,' Maguires of F. § 3 . oitir gainmhidhe a sand- bank , L. Chl. Suibhne § 21 . an uair bíd clocha beaga gain- mhidhe isin bfual gravelly, 23 K 42, 137.16 . arán gainmhidhe bread mixed with sand, Mac Aingil 351.

? gainn

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n scurf : nech ithes a mila nó gainn (sic leg.) a choirp cét aidche for aisci ┐ bargin, Ériu vii 150 § 21 ( 3 B 23, 20b6 where editor reads gauin). ? Also in compd: a ben co n-aillsin duib eógainn (MSS. eogaing) 'you woman with a tumour, black and scurfy-topped' EIS 154 § 54 . Cf. 1 gainech.

gainne

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n (gann) ,f.

(a) want, scarcity : do bai gainne lachta ann, BNnÉ 151.6 . gan ghainne innill ar a n-oirrigaib `their captains constrained to [warlike] preparations,' ITS xxvi 46.29 . arán gan gainne, Deut. viii 9 . gaende no caile (of a wasting disease), O'C. 2309 ( Eg. 88, f. 23b ). dá ghoinne an ghaoth however scarce be the wind, Measgra D. 48.26 .

(b) Hence in moral sense parsimony, stinginess : mas ar daigin secdachta no gaindi na tuc in fer in biad, Laws iii 206.13 . ní bía rath nā féile | ach déine ┐ gainde, ZCP x 49.33 . ro choillistar in ṅganni (gl. neoit), RC xx 276 (Amra CC. Comm.). fleadh dó cach seachtmhadh Samhna | is a cur dó cean gaindi, BR 240.8 . cleireach nach ccleachtadh gainne, Mart. Don. Dec. 26 . Gilla Caemain cen gainne, LL 129 marg. inf. As fictitious name. pn Gainne ingen Diultadhaigh, Anecd. ii 54.3 .

(c) hardness (?) : amail lic im gaindi ... a thol `like a flagstone for hardness,' BColm. 6.25 . lán cruaís is gainde, ZCP x 49.11 . ? asort slúag co ṅgainni, Fél. Oct. 7 . hardship (?) : go ngainne .i. go ndocamhla, O'Cl. s.v. gann (probably a ref. to preceding example). In chevilles (meaning doubtful, prob. indefinite) : céim-cen gainne, LL 49a9 . toraim ngainde, Arch. iii 294 § 6.

gáinne

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n a dart, a javelin : `a reed, cane, arrow ,' O'R. le gai- nnibh gera ┐ ... le soigdib, ZCP vi 46.26 . le slegaibh ... ┐ le gainnib gera, 60.21 . fuile fuirtbe gainne .i. cend fuirtbe āir, TBC² 1082 . Fig. gáinnidhe an ghráidh cholnaidhe ón chol- ainn, TSh. 10778 . See O'Rahilly, EIH 519.

gainnech

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x see 1 gainech.

? gáinned

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n in n.l.: tor na ngáinnedh, ALC ii 448.12 .

gáir

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Forms: ngáir, gáre, gár, gáir

n f. Orig. i,n.(?) IGT Decl. § 14.18 . n s. a ngáir (reading of 5 MSS, Fél. Oct. 20 . n p. na gáre , LU 2215 ( FA 29 ). g p. gár, Met. Dinds. iv 262.64 . a shout, a cry (of exaltation, grief, etc.), a call : ba mor a ngair (: dāil) forsin maig, SR 3743 . `cissi gáir so, a gillai ?' or se. `Inna gillai oc guin na bo,' Ériu iii 141.8 . focherdat in macrad gair foa, LU 8849 ( FB 64 ). doberat gáir dó, ib. 8846 . tibit ... gáir commaidmi ocus búada, ib. 8853 . ro lasat gáir mesca, IT i 67.5 . re úathgráin na gáre, TBC 2443 . gáir míle, Fél. Dec. 6 . Trí gáire buada do rígh ... gāir ilaig ... gāir molta ... gāir im fleid, Ériu ix 46 § 9 . innithim immorro na nGréc gáir fói the intention of the Greeks was to shout at him, TTr.² 1189 . gair ri dogur, CRR § 38 . do-rat gáir tróm ┐ égium ... ass, PH 2112 . o gul ┐ o gair ban, TTebe 2155 . 3472 . gáir na mbadhbh, IGT Decl. ex. 1341 . truagh a ngáir i ndeaghaidh Dé, Dán Dé x 10 . gáirguil (s.l.) grednaigh, Cog. 96.3 . do bhiodhg mé le a méad do gháir `I was startled at the tumult,' TD 11.8 . atbertsat uli is-in aen gáir, PH 472 . Cf. ag a rádh d'aongháir, Keat. iii 1592 . gair .i. cara graece .i. gaudium, ar is fāilte fodera, O'Mulc. 627 . pl. at trúaga na gáre ocus na golgaire doníat, FA 29 . rothócbatar ... a n-gáiri guil, IT i 128.21 . gairi catha, CCath. 5908. 1953 . gairi coscair, TTebe 3470 . gairi duba ┐ domenman, 4535 . re gairib suba ┐ somenman, 3002 . tucsat ... gáire ┐ hilgaire mora écnecha, LB 143a32 . Later analogical pl. (?) : tugadur tri gartha bennacht don imper, ZCP vi 49.25 . dorōnsad gartha ... ┐ nualla, xiii 234.6 . Cidh uma tat na gairthe-sea ?, RC xliii 100 § 104 . Dun na nGairthi ... o gairthib lochta in long- phuirt, Met. Dinds. iii 434.41 . Psalms xx 1 . Of animals : ba bind gāir caille lonche, Corm. Y 48 . gair in cailigh cearc, Laws ii 108.18 Comm. ré gáir ghadhar, TD 34.24 . gáir na mbadhbh, IGT Decl. ex. 1341 . Of inanimate things : gāir pe[i]nd do dromaib duillend, O'Mulc. 815 = gair penn, ZCP ix 167.20 . gair na sciath oca n-imtuargain, RIA MSS. Ser. i 182.19 . gair ... geranach na clocc, ZCP vi 284.25 . le garthaibh na clog, ib. 27 . g.¤ clocc often excommunication, malediction : in mac ... fora tucsam in gáir clog, FDG 300 . maircc fa ttabhraid mo cluig gair, BNnÉ 285.2 . eslainte legas gach nech | gáir mo clocc is mo chleirech, ib. 286.14 . gáir cheall is chlog na cruinne, Dánfhocail 11 . Also gáir alone the uplifted voice (i.e. excommunication, curse) : gair mo thermainn is mo mionn | acc cur anmann i nifrionn, BNnÉ 286.7 . Cf. Congal Claen | in gáir tucsumar nir ḟaem, MR 40.6 . Fig. of a person battle-cry, rallying point : Dūnadach ... gáir fer ndomain, Bruchst. i § 107 (= FM an. 871 ). Colman Cluana gair gach tuir, FM ii 612.z (an. 924 ).

Compds. ¤glór shouting voice : gáir-ghlór ┐ grod-luamhain na ngruagach, CRR 70.25 . ¤guba lamentation : gairguba ┐ golgairi, Aen. 528.

1 gair

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Forms: ngair, gair

subst. and adj. : neut. n s. a ngair , Sg. 176b2 . Ml. 132d4 . gair n-aigenta, Auraic. 4375.

(a) shortness ; esp. a short time : used adverbially : cid a ngair romba hi fochaid even the short time, Ml. 132d4 . gair biuc iartain shortly after- wards, Sg. 147a7 . Cf. gair bic ríana chésad, LU 2310 ( RC iv 246.9 ). cid cían cid gair be it long or short, Wb. 3c5 . cēn gair sooner or later, Ériu ix 48.3 . do láib is d'aidchib cen gair | in bi[th], iv 106 § 60 . gair riana dīth (.i. ōenbliadain ... ria ēc), ZCP xii 235 § 51 . bid gair uair dossom, BDD² 1419 . gair siu (s.l.) condristais a sciss shortly before, IT i 158 § 2 , §4 ( Oss. i .). With cop. as pred. : amal as ndian ade ┐ as ngair mbis even as it is swift and lasts for a short time, Ml. 57c12 . Ní déne tenid ratha | is and is gair a bádud, Ériu i 194 § 5. Attrib. (rare) : iarna sáethur gair-som, Fél. Prol. 59.

Compd. gaire .i. gair-seclæ .i. gair-rē .i. rē gair, Corm. Y 698 . gaire .i. gair-[r]ae .i. rē cumair, O'Mulc. 619.

(b) Rarely of distance a short space : gāir glám dia guin cid cian gair `be it far off or near,' Ériu ix 46 § 10 . ar a gair `convenient to him' (?), Laws v 84.24 (etym. gl. on gairid). Fig. ba gair nisleceth a pater (= minimum aberat quin ...) her father would scarcely allow, Lism. L. 321.24 = Irish Texts i 4 § 12 .

(c) In gram. shortness of quantity : eter fot ┐ gair, Sg. 5a9 . ar gair aicnid, 69a5 . Cf. gair n-aigenta ┐ gair suidigthi i bfoclaip gairdiph shortness by nature and position, Auraic. 4375 - 6 . a ngair robói hi `ruitus,' Sg. 176b2 . fri realadh fuid ┐ gair, Auraic. 1552 . for fut no for gair on a long or short [syllable], 819 . Caide fot ┐ gair intib ? 1339 . 1547 . See also 1 gar.