geimin

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n (= Lat. Gemina) the Zodiac sign Gemini , SR 218 . grian hi nG.¤ im-mis Máii, 241 .

géimnech

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(géim)

n I ā,f. roaring, bellowing, lowing: com- thuargain ┐ mórgeimnech dermair na secht neimhe, RC xxviii 314 § 15 . bōgemnech feochair (in rhetoric), TBC² 850 . ní mo do boghéimnigh ... doghendais almhai in cuicid, RC xliii 52 § 52 . damh ... do léiccedh tri fraissi (raisi, raise v.ll., cf. TBC 6124 ) geimnighe as, BNnÉ 221 § 114 . géimneach na ndamh, 1 Sam. xv 14 . As vn.: do imthigheadar (i.e. na ba) ag géimnigh, 1 Sam. vi 12 . ag géimnigh mar na tairbh, Jer. l 11.

adj ? II o,ā: a héigen ┐ a hosna géimnech (of a cow: leg. osna-géimnech ?), Celt. Rev. iv 108.12 .

geimnén

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n (Gemen) o,m. dimin. a covering of hide used as a cere-cloth: o bretha Maelfothartaigh | ina geimnen do dhairiu, AU i 122.x (an. 668) = ina ghaimhen, FM i 280.4 = Bruchstücke § 97 .

geimrigid

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v (gaimred, gemred) denom.

I Intrans. winters, finds winter quarters: geimhreochuid uile bheathuighe na talmhan orra, Is. xviii 6.

II Trans. turns to winter, makes gloomy: do dhreach grianmhar ná geimhrigh, Measgra Dánta 162.20 .

geimus

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n washing, ablution (?): bainde doni geimus on beó .i. nighi, O'Dav. 230.

1 gein

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Forms: geinim, genim, geine, gene, gainithir

n n. neut., later f. n s. gein n-im[m]arbaga, BDD 106 . gein n-angbaigh, Anecd. i 65 § 131 . gein engraicichthe, Sg. 198b8 . g s. in gene, Wb. 28c12 . in mórgeine, LU 4722 . d s. geinim, Ml. 59a12 ; 85b11 . genim, Ériu ii 222.27 . n p. na geine , Trip.² 950 . gene, Fél. Feb. 26 . Vn. of gainithir.

(a) In abstract sense birth (as beginning of life, distinguished fr. `compert' conception, `breth' parturition): gein maicc hua athair, Ml. 85b11 . a gein iar ndoinacht, 17d10 . foraith- met gene Crist, Thes. ii 253.4 (St. Missal). amlabar ... ho geinim dumb from birth, Ml. 59a12 . a chompert-som ┐ a gein, RC ix 452.8 ( LU 1648 ). maircc do ghein do gheineamain, xxxvii 345.4 . o gein tuissech Etaini, IT i 131.9 . for óenlíth ... gene Tarcellorum, Fél. Feb. 26 . sollamain na gene coim- deta, PH 6923 . mac oen-geni only-begotten , PH 2086 . a mac prim-geni first-born , 6917 . tusmiudh aicenta geine .i. mac sceo ingean o mnai, Auraic. 626 . a gein ón óig cen dith n-óige i m-breith (of Christ), Ériu ii 198.18 . Specifically of the Nativity: i n-aidchi in gene, Wb. 28c12 . iar naifreann na geine, BNnÉ 108 § 35 . hi bliadhain na geine, RC xviii 380.14 (Tig.). With cognate verb, dun genim rongenairsom, Ml. 85b11 . Fig. origin (of things or actions): gein en- graicichthe (= origo substitutionis), Sg. 198b8 , cf. origenistum .i. bunadgein, 181a4 . iss ed gein n-im[m]arbaga fil la firu Herend a source of contention, BDD 106.

(b) the act of procreation: in crand fa rabadur ac denum na gene (of Adam and Eve), D iv 2 42vb43 .

(c) In concrete sense that which is born, an infant, a person (esp. common in poetry): ní segar baithis acht menip dóig bes marb in gein when it is thought the infant will die, Ériu ii 208.z . rogénair in gein, iv 138.7 . ni rubai for talmain gein bad gáithiu, 24 § 10 . na gigne gein gabas gnimrada cutrumma ... rut-sa, TBC 4015 . maith tra in gen ro compred and, LU 4263 . la hAilill gein ṁbúada, Fél. Prol. 178 . in gein ba huallchu fo nim the being that was proudest under heaven, Met. Dinds. ii 36.12 . ba garg in gein ... ingen Rotmand, iii 160.1 . do imgabāil in mōrgene | immadich Mag Muirthemne, TBC² 240 . nach bí gein ag gabháil a n-oighreachta dá n-éis, TSh. 4305 . ro tusmit geni torotharda imda isin Roim, CCath. 891 . With defining gen.: rucustar gein meic, Acall. 544 . gein mhínaluinn ... mic, Ériu v 80.30 . Of the foetus: in gein fil it brú, Trip. 78.24 . adroethuig ... in n-gein bui ina bruinn, IT i 139.29 . dá fuirghe do ghein gan a breith, SG 18.28 . marbhad a geine, Laws i 180.12 Comm. Transf. of a pupil or disciple (?): gen[e] .i. deíscipuil, ut est saeru mo gene maoi, O'Dav. 1034.

(d) Gramm.

(1) Used fancifully in connection with lánamain deme (lit. a neuter couple), the latter term denoting a pair of objects co-existing in the same whole (e.g. the eyes in the head), its `gein' being its accompanying or resultant parts or properties (e.g. eyelashes and eyebrows): Auraic. 1852 - 1855 ; 3255 - 9.

(2) Used in the Auraicept of Ogam accent signs, the three kinds `forsail,' `dinin disail' and `arnin' being termed respectively `gein forchomélta,' `gein decométa' and `gein frecométa (frithchometa),' 5006 seq. See also geinddae.

? 2 gein

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n a wound (?): Magh Fea ... as uadh ced gein .i. ced guin i Laighnib, uair is ann rugad (gl. .i. rogonadh), Leb. Gab. 54.13 . (Of Fea, who, according to Keating i 160 , was the first of Partholón's followers to die.) .Cf. `gein .i. guin a wound, scar, cut or gash ,' P. O'C.

geind

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n a wedge , see genn.

geinddae

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adj (gein) io,iā gl. genitalis, Sg. 64a16 . Also used in composition in the sense —genitus: óengeinne, Hy. vi 25 . plag na primgeinne huili, SR 3937 = plag bolgaige broithce dia n-epletar prímgeni Egipti uili, LB 118a46 = YBL 289b23 . Cf. a s. guidh lemsa do primgeine pray with me to thy First- born, Ériu i 122.17 .

? geine

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n g s. (?): cia díre doberar ... i n-áir cen cinta ? ... secht n-aingel geine ... hi nglaim diginn (ref. is prob. to the coin called an angel), O'D. 947 ( H.3.17, c.663 ).

geined

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n m. someone or something created/brought into being; offspring, person: for bó geined nginsat, | combo dé dílachtae deil (MS. for bo geinid gensid co mbi de dilachtad deil) 'they devoured the offspring of a cow, so that as a result the teat was without milk' CIH vi 2217.27 (Bretha Nemed Toísech) , Ériu xlv 195 . lathris solchenn sodigail | soisilgeneth cinith robagi 'Solchenn, a haughty person belonging to a greatly warlike line, arranged a proper vengeance' ZCP viii 307.4 (Conailla Medb míchuru) . fúapart Túathal diä dígail, tolcda gened; | ad-acht Lagniu, lethan fuidel, topar tened 'Túathal, a powerful person, attacked to avenge it; the well of fire drove the Leinstermen [so that their] remnants were widely scattered' Ériu xlv 195 . dá loch – tairchet a réim éicnech ngened - | loch uisce ná tibri torad, loch trén tened 'two lakes – the advance of the harsh creations has been prophesied – a lake of water which will produce no fruit, [and] a powerful lake of fire' Ériu xlv 196 (Immram Snédgusa ┐ Maic Ríagla § 63).