1 gel

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adj o,ā fair, white, bright, shining: luaichtidiu .i. aittoitech .i. giul (gl. fulgida), Ml. 40d4 . geal (gl. albus), Ir. Gl. 659 . O'Mulc. 632 , 690 . gel, i.e. gelu ōn reod, Corm. Y 680 . geal .i. caindleach, Lec. Gl. 477 . geal .i. cain, Stowe Gl. 417 . Of garments: co caslaib lín gil, FA § 4 . lenti gela, Hog. Nenn. 60.3 . Of complexion, limbs, etc.: a dá ngrúaid ngormgela, BDD 100 d . TD 8.19 . fa réaltainn chorcra an chnis ghil, 25.16 . il-láim ragil, RC xx 10 § 3 . gela det, IT i 132.36 ( LU 10849 ). Of metals, weapons, etc.: do argut gil white silver, AU i 464.z (an. 946 ). Cog. 94.6 . na gcolg slisgheal, TD 9.23 . Of the colour of the winds: in derg ocus in buide itir ngaith ngil ocus corcra, Laws i 26.34 Comm. , cf. SR 57 . Of the sun: grían gel, Fél. Feb. 10. Prol. 4 . Of scenery: gort geal nach bī fa barr a field lying fallow (?), Arch. iii 236 § 5 . (Cf. geal `stubble,' O'R. ) tulach géiggeal `brightly-foliaged,' TD 4.17 . Of animals and inanimate objects: in n-elta do gésib gela, TBC 1327 . each geal, ZCP viii 220 § 27 . tige snechtaidi márgela, RC ix 476.6 . amal olaind ngil, PH 6200 . na ceirtli gela, Laws i 152.19 Comm. bairgen geal, ZCP vi 283.25 . bhí sé geal (of manna), Ex. xvi 31 . Fig. cona cléir gil gríanaig, Fél.² Nov. 1 . a ṅanmann it gela illustrious , May 19 . dúan gel, IGT Decl. ex. 354 . Equative: gilidir casnaide white as wood-shavings, Ériu iv 94 § 13a . gilithir tonn, tic dar trácht, 96 § 17 . gilidir snechta n-oen-aidche, TTr. 1530 ( LL 237b14 ). Cf. IT i 119.25 . gilithir fírinni ic flaith, Ériu ix 47 § 17 . Compar.: airdri ... as giliu grianuibh, Ériu ii 98.3 . drech fa gili inā gach grūadh, ZCP vii 304 § 9 . Used as subst., whiteness, bright-coloured surface: slabrad ... dar gel a gualand, TTr. 1545 ( LL 237b34 ). geal a ngríos- ghruaidheadh, TD 21.43 .

Compds. ¤argat: slabrad gelarggit, TTr. 1545 . bretnass gelairgit, RC xxiv 200.4 . ¤bán candidus: cleirchén gelbán, cáin a lí, LL 37b54 ( Auraic. 5203 ). Fél. Ep. 287 . ¤báne pure whiteness: is argit gel ara gelbane, LL 371a42 . ¤blad ` bright renown ,' FM ii 752.11 . ¤Bóinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1 . ¤brecc variegated with white, RC xxi 399 § 46 . ¤briathrach fair- spoken (?): geilbriathrach cach flaitheamain, Arch. iii 230.139 . ¤buide: Niall g. `Tawny N.' AU ii 368.17 . ¤cloch hail- stone , CF Eg. 13 . ¤cnes white skin, TBC 5568 . RC ix 490.6 . CCath. 4671 . TFerbe 26 . ¤cnesta white-skinned: corp g., TBC 5309 . ¤corcra rosy: cossa gelchorcrai, RC ix 490.4 . dá ngrúad ng., BDD 100 d, n. 8 . ¤corp, RC ix 490, n. 4 . ¤crécht a white scar (= vestigia cicatricis), Lat. Lives 60.1 . foillechta in g. ib. 47 . ¤cruithnecht white wheat, Aisl. MC 37.10 . ¤derg bright red, crimson (?): brat g., BDD 114 . ¤dét white tooth , ML 62.19 . ¤féle pure modesty (?): friar Coimdid co. ṅgeḟéle, SR 8075 . ¤gainmide white-sanded , CF Eg. 8 . ¤gairthe bright ruddy , Dánta Grádha², 70.11 . ¤gart, SR 2375 . ¤glass bright blue , LL 230b28 ( TTr. 992 ). ¤glór clear voice: Filistín ... línib gelglor (: dermor), SR 5407 . ¤gnúis fair face , SR 4334. 4584 . ¤grúad: coṅglonnaib gelgrúad coemrád, SR 2750 . ¤iarnn steel: glais geilia[i]rnd, Ériu ii 4.13 . ¤maidm a bloodless victory, FM iv 752.8 . ¤mérach white-fingered: a lama gasda gelmeracha, ZCP x 305.17 . CF Eg. 48 . AS 148 . ¤miad stainless honour (?), Laws i 10.29 (so understood by Carey, CMCS xix 14 § 13 , but taken as gell míad 'with pledge and dignity' by McCone, Peritia v 33 ). ¤sciath a white shield , AS 231 , 1564 . Rawl. B 506, f. 27c ( O'D. 2293 ). in eret bus leir gelsciath ar muir, Ériu xi 98.16 . ¤tesc a silver dish: .x. ngeiltesca (gl. .i. míasa airgit), Ériu ii 4.14 . ¤torad pure profit (?): mar gel- toradh, BB 279a1 = mar ghlanthoradh, BR 216.12 . ¤trácht white strand, CF 492 . Fig. (of a man's body) tar cech g. don rigfeindig, Acall. 6201, n . ¤tulchach having fair hills: fán dtír ... gealtolchaigh, Misc. Celt. Soc. 352.y . an ḟuinn ghealtolchaigh, TD 16.10 .

? 2 gel

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ind ut est geal fir nat ferba forbertatar for a inchaib, Three Ir. Gl. 19.x = gel fir ferba nad forbrethar (nad ferbai forbertatar v.l.) fer īar n-inchaib, Corm. Y 584 . airleghadh emh | gel do incaib, BB 62b39 = géill, Tec. Corm. 3.34 .

gelach

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n ā,f. moon: do tsholus gnáth gun ghealaigh, Studies 1918, 453 § 11 . os coinne na gréine agus na gealuidhe, Jer. viii 2 . ni thiobhra an ghealach a soillsi, Matt. xxiv 29 . pl. na gealacha núadha, Is. i 13 . fear gealaighe `a lunatic ,' Coneys .

gelaid

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v (gel) denom.

I Trans. makes white, bleaches: gibé cerd do gheal a grúaidh | fúair a ṡeal don derg na díaigh, IGT Decl. ex. 701 . puipli na naom ... ro gelta (i.e. with snow), SG 35.10 ; ib. 12 . Do ghealfadh mé an malaidh nduibh, Studies 1928, 452.19 . gile ina leine an lá gealtar, KMMisc. 168 § 9 . Saoirfhear a ndeas ó Chodhal chláir- leabhar | dar báinghealadh toradh is meas míonMhumhan, Studies 1929, 594.7 . vn. a gcruth nách éidir le haon ghlana- dóir [éaduighe] ... a ngealadh, Mark ix 3.

II Intrans. grows white, shines: cuain ghorma bha ngealann grian, Ériu v 64.183 . Cf. fuinn chnódhonna i ngealann grian, TD 9.35 . ní i n-aoin-fheacht ghealas an ghrian, DDána 93 § 22.

gelaigid

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v (gel) denom.

I Trans. brightens, gives light to: an ri rogeluid gréin, BCC § 425 = rogelaigh, ZCP x 53 § 10.

II Intrans. grows white (with blossom), blossoms: O Haodha ... da ngealaidh craobha ar ccromadh, Top. Poems 90.8 .

gelán

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n (gel) o,m. brightness, a flash, whiteness: reithes grian ar grís-reannaib ... gealain, MR 112.21 . gelán, or more commonly tene (saiget) geláin (gelán) lightning: in tan tánic saiget gelán do nim chuci, LU 2794 ( PRIA 2 Ser. ii [1883] 172 ). nimtair duinebad gelain, MS. Mat. 633.23 ( LB 242b83 ). nonanaig ar thenid ṅgellan, Goid. 104.14 = Hy. i 87.24 . díass do marbadh do thenidh gelan, RC xviii 27.21 (Tig.). dofuitt di daigir (.i. teine gelān), ZCP xii 237 § 61 . tene gelain, Aen. 102 = t. gealan 225 , 729 . AU i 598.9 (an. 1056 ). CS 270.7 . g.¤ na súl the cornea: gl. tunica sclerotica, Ir. Gl. 168 ; 23 K 42 101.3 . ┐ gealan na sul do dul ar claochlod = albumina oculorum, Irish Texts v 64 § 47 . g.¤ uighi the white of an egg, O'Gr. Cat. 225.5 . gealan uighe cerc, Irish Texts v 5.6 . gealan ugh, ib. 76.9 . is inchuir a naimseraib fuara gealan ┐ buidhen, ib. 3 § 3 .

gelbann

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Forms: mingelbuind

n o,m. a sparrow: do ling ... gealbhonn do mullach an tempaill, ZCP x 14.17 . colum ... lonndubh, gealbhan, Iar Conn. 289.28 . do gheibh an gealbhonn féin tigh, Ps. lxxxiv 3 . mar ghealbhonn, cii 7 . mur ghealbann ghlórach (of a loquacious person), MacAingil 178.17 . don gheal- bhann, TSh. 3907 . pl. mingelbuind, Aisl. MC 95.25 . na gealbhainn, TSh. 3909. Luke xii 6 . incinn na ngelun, Irish Texts v 58.8 , 27 . inte gnathaighes na gealuin dithe, ib. 54.30 .

gelbdae

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adj io,iā bright, clear? Occurs only in SR. co ngaes gelbda (: derbda), SR 3155 . buaid ṅgelbda (: thigerna), 3187 . ceoil gelbda (: erchra), 8382 . caindelbrai gelbdai glordai (: delbdai), 4367 . cathclái gelbdai (: febdai), 4227 .

gelbdaide

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adj io,iā fair, bright? Epithet of a hero: gass glan glúair gelbdaide, RC xxix 211 § 5 ( LL 6711 ).

? gelbin

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ind stabula .i. lesib uel gelbin, Thes. ii 46.31 . Reading doubtful. Leg. geltb ... (Ed.).

? gelcaid

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v (gel) whitens: rogelcais do láma `thou hast whitened thy hands' (v.l. rochealgcais corrected to rodergais), RC xiv 428 § 52.