gam

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n o winter (-storm), see 1 gaim.

1 gamain

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n a calf , see gamuin.

2 gamain

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n November: g.¤ .i. in mí gaim īar samuin, Corm. Y 687.

gamanrad

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pn ā,f. name of a famous Firbolg warrior tribe of Irros Domnand: bátár tinoltai na gamanraidi oc A. ... Ba si-sin in tres læchaicmi hErend .i. in Gamanrad a hIrrus Domnand, IT ii2 215.70 , 74 (TBFlidais). do gamanraigh Irrus Domnaill (sic), RC xi 31.23 . an Gamanraid ag tóraigheacht ar feraib Ereann, Hy Fiachr. 96.13 . trí haicmeadha ... do bhí do thréinfearaibh i nÉ. i gcomhaimsir ... an dara haicme Gamhanruidh Iorrais Domhnonn, Keat. ii 3436 . Transf. a warrior stock or band (possibly this is orig. sense): gamandrad Locha Cūan, Arch. Hib. ii 73 § 45 ( LL 184a36 ). gamanraidh ... Dalcais, Cog. 178.4 ; 166.3 . mor ... do ghamhanraidh ghasta ghníomhacha, ib. 42.18 ; 56.15 . Trí maic maithe la hErc dia do glúair do gamanraid, ZCP viii 321.2 . Muscraige ... iarna loscad ... o ghamandraid O Ceindétig, LB 254 marg. sup.

gamnach

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n ā,f. (gamuin, EIF 60 ) a `stripper,' a cow with a year-old calf : gamnach .i. gamsinech .i. arinnī is mblicht i mmī gaim, Corm. Y 687 . cid oen gamnach nobeith ison taig nocho lemtha a bleghon, Cog. 50.1 . bid g.¤ a mathair fair `its mother is a stripper in its place,' Laws ii 126.26 Comm. an ghamhnach nó in bhó inlaogha, FM vi 2078.25 . g s. gamain gamnaige `a stripper's calf,' Triads 234 . lacht cael-gam- naighi, BB 233b8 . In n. l. a nGarrdha na Gamnaighe, RC xviii 171.29 (Tig.). pl. tri fichit gamnach, IT i 99.18 . sesca gamnach dia bīathad, ScM 22.3 . blicht a ngamna- chaib (a sign of evil times to come), ZCP ix 170.9 . iar ndīsca inar ngamnachaib Hib. Min. 66.15 . Fig. of a very productive river: conid hi Slicech gamnach uisci nErend, ar gaibther íasc, indi hi cach ráthi, Trip. 142.6 . Of a tree: gamhnach dharach duilleadhach ar siubhal go gnáth `the leafy stirk of an oak swaying ever more' (Suibne disparages it after praising the oak itself= an oak sapling ?), Buile Ṡ. 66.19 ( Buile Ṡ.² 1014 ). See also Éigse ix 75-76 . In men's nicknames: Maolbrighde na gamnaidhe, CS 172.12 . g p. mac Diarmada na ngamhnach ui Ruairc, FM iv 922.2 .

gamnachus

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n (gamnach) m. the condition of a `gamnach' : i ng.¤ , O'C. 1015 ( H.3.18, 430a ).

gamnán

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n (gamuin) o,m. dimin. a small yearling calf: g s. for crocann ngamnāin, Corm. Y 661.

gamuin

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Forms: gamhuin, gamain

n i,m.

(a) a yearling calf: gamhuin, IGT Decl. § 34 . gamain, Corm. Y 687 . in sengamain troitech, TBC² 3659 . doberar gamain istech, Ériu vii 6 § 6 = 198 § 6 . bo cona gamaind, Laws i 184.20 Comm. g s. gemen ... fírgámna, Aisl. MC 95.27 . brat gamna, IT iii 101.30 . re bonnuibh chos gamhna, Ezek. i 7 . pl. gamlías hi tallat trichait n-gamna, FB § 91 ( LU 9187 ). il lías ṅgamna calves' byre, BDD § 5 . nipsa cau-sa ingaire gamna, LU 9328 . urcholl íona gamnaib, Laws iv 86.2 Comm. tugaidh na gamhna don bhaile, 1 Sam. vi 7 . bernn ainm do gabuin, O'C. 577 ( H.3.18, 287 ). In n. l.: Loch Gamhna, FM iv 696.7 .

(b) a yearling deer: a richt ... gamhna allaidh, Misc. Celt. Soc. 68.26 . gámhuin rúadh a yearling deer, Coneys . os-gamhuin a fawn: irricht os-gamna allaid, LL 210a38 .

gamul

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n some part of a mill (axle ? shaft ?): milaire ... .i. heiri in muil .i. in gamul, Laws i 140.20 Comm. erindtiu .i. in gamuil comla, O'D. 64 ( H.3.17, c.56 ). ? Leg. inga mul (muil) 'the nail of the shaft' Studies on Early Ireland 16 .

gan

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x see cen.

1 gand

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adj o,ā

(a) of things scanty, spare, limited (of quantity) : gand .i. cumang, Thr. Ir. Gl. 136 . érim ngand a limited course (of human life), Ériu i 68 § 3 . uath donarfas fa gann gle of scanty beauty, Laws i 74.12 Comm. Scota gan scéimh ngainn, Keat. ii 223 (poem). sé maic Gelóin cen gním ngand of no meagre performance, Met. Dinds. iii 164.19 . lai gaí gann (sic leg.) `a slender shaft of day,' RC v 201 § 20 . Cf. rogaet ... do gae gand by a slender (?) spear, IT i 158.2 (poem in B. na Filed). teagh ann nach fuil ... | ocaras ná ól gann stint of drink, Dán Dé xxxi 2 . an tí ghrádhuigheas an t-ól ... go mbiaidh an ciste gann aige a lean purse, TSh. 9203 . aimsear ghann a time of scarcity, Keat. ii 4112 . light (of sleep): ina chotlud, nir bo gand, TFerbe 772 . poor, inferior (?): is gann in memram ┐ a scribend, Thes. ii xxi 26 ( Sg. 195a marg.). is gann membrumm `the parchment is scanty,' ib. xxii 24 ( Sg. 228 marg.). rofháccsat ... Luimneach na ghual gann gainmheach a barren, sandy ... ? FM ii 882.13 (poem).

(b) Of persons straitened, needy, starved: nidom nía acht im gheilt ghann, Buile Ṡ. 40 = Corm. LB s.v. ong . On ló romarbadh Áed oll | becc d'ḟeraib talman nach gann, Arch. iii 304.26 .

(c) In moral sense mean, penurious, grudging : nīrbu chalad (glossed nirbu gand) cessachtach, Hy. v 8 . in t-í ropo gand co rop ernedach, PH 5620 . Becnat ... in lia logmar nar bo gann, Fél. 112.30 . fri báig Saxan ngalbech ngand `violent, grasping Saxons,' Met. Dinds. ii 36.18 . SG 27.2 . Cf. ? gann .i. goirt no docamhlach bitter or churlish, O'Cl. Transf. of actions mean, evil: ba fingal gand, ZCP xi 108 § 3 . a chor hi carcair, gním ṅgann (of Joseph), SR 3219 . Datrat Enna, nir breth gand `no niggardly gift,' RC xx 10 § 6 . gand combach rofersat `a close combat,' TTr.² 942 . Compar. (in cheville): gním a[s] gainniu (?), Anecd. i 60 § 85 ( ZCP xi 154§ 85 ).

Compds. ¤cliar a niggardly band (of clerics): líonmhaire na gann-chléire, Oss. iii 266.4 . ¤cuid a scanty meal, a collation , Donlevy 136.4 . ¤tuare coarse food: a mmór den gantuari, Mon. Tall § 63.z .