genit

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n i f.

(a) a female mythical being of malevolent powers : no sgrechat na geniti dó, LU 8875 ( FB 67 ). ar donadbat genaiti (gl. .i. mna) áesa a Tenmag Trogaigi (gl. .i. a Maig Mell), LU 3520 ( SC § 28 ). na trí gheinide ghnúis-uathmhara, ML 118.32 . Gen. in phrase geniti glinne : demoniac spectral women of the glen : a kind of other-world Amazons who with like supernatural beings appear with shrill cries on the battle-field : is cumma congairtis de bánánaig ┐ boccánaig ┐ geniti glinne ┐ demna aeóir, TBC² 1924 . bánanach no bócanach no genit (giniti St.) glinni, TBC 1537 ; 2584 (geiniti) ; 3301 . foídis S. iat ... cusna genitib glinni, LU 8871 ( FB § 66 ). etar ... badhba bēlderga ┐ ginite glinne, Fian. 94.25 . genit glinde .i. ben i nglinn (gen .i. ben, glynnon .i. foglaid .i. banfoglaid bid a nglinn), O'Mulc. 640 . Also gelliti glinne, through confusion with geilt, q.v. : boccanaig ocus geliti glinni, Cog. 174.9 . raloisc na secht gelliti isin glind, LL 44a18 . do chomgai- readar ... badhba ┐ geilide glinne ┐ arrachta aieir, CF 743.

(b) Applied to Cú Chulainn a weird, sprite-like creature: inn é in genid seo as dech gaisced la hUltu, LU 1439 ( MU 46 ). `Ní rúalae in magsa,' olsí, `nad ro lá genid gráinde a lóeg bó bríuine,' Comp. CC 31.21 = ZCP iii 237.19 . genide grainne .i. gaisgeadh dá marbhthaoi naonbhair d'aon bhuille, O'Cl. (cf. Comp. CC 41.x ).

genitil

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Forms: geinitli

n f. genitive case : cuig (= cujus) .i. genidil, Laws v 4.2 Comm. is aondelb for a ainmnigh ┐ for a ginitil, Auraic. 3611 . g s. geinitli, 4847 .

genitiu

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n (< Lat. *genitiō, ÉC xxv 177 ) n,f. the genitive case : n s. cach genitiu, Sg. 209b29 . d s. do genitin articuil, 148b9 . a s. intan duarbuid in genitin, Thes. ii 225.29 . g s. fri slond geniten, Sg. 4b1 . n p. cosmaili a ngenitne, 200a14 .

genmnae

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n ,f. chastity, purity : cach noeb robói i ṅgenmnai (i genma v.l.), Hy. i 19.

genmnaid

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adj i, chaste, pure : in glan genmnaid, LU 3907 ( SC 42 ). in t-í ro-p adaltrach, co ru-b genmnaid, PH 5619 ; 5827 . gach ben genmnaidh na bi druth, Laws iv 374.24 Comm. gel hí ┐ genmnaid a bés, LL 137b34 . grian gnáth geanmnaidh ghansholus, SG 18.13 . SG 32.10 . na hingeana gleglana geanmnaidi sin, TTebe 33 7. ó bheith geanmnaidh go beith drúiseach, TSh. 1668 . Distinguished from virginity : triar dona ridirib ... .i. dias ina maigdenaibh ┐ aroile genmnaid dib .i. Sir Boos (i.e. two of them virgins and the other chaste), D iv 2, 74vb38 . a fhinngheal gheanmn- aidh, Dánta Gr. 70.28 . mná ... nairi is genmnaidh fa corpaib, Irish Texts iv 37.12 . Compar. in taoin-espuc is genmnaidhe, ALC i 532.4 .

genmnaide

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Forms: genmnide

adj io,iā chaste, pure : genmnide (gl. castum), ZCP vii 481.27 = Aug. Enchir. 74b . trí túarascbait cach ngenmn- aide, Tríads 187 . genmnaide didiu ben aoinḟir, O'Mulc. 639.

genmnaidecht

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n (genmnaide) ā,f. chastity, continence : cometad ... genmnaidecht ┐ óige ┐ genus, PH 5987 . ecna ┐ g.¤ , Aisl. Tund. 118.13 . docuaidh a náire ocus a ngeinmn- aigecht ó mnaibh Erenn, Cog. 206.2 . do sháruigh a ngean- mnaidheacht na huile shubhailce eile ionnta, Keat. i 60.4 . a ngenmnaidhecht do cońgbail, Irish Texts v 34.z . g s. gái chró na genmnaidechta `the pernicious effects of continence' (O'Gr.), Acall. 3815 . cenn crábhaidh ┐ genmnaighechta Leithe Chuinn, FM ii 1140.13 .

genmnide

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x see genmnaide.

genn

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Forms: geinn

n d,f. (n s. also geinn) a wedge, a block (of wood, etc.) : co n-dechaid gend (geinn, Eg.) trit fri fosad a edain anair, IT ii2 242.16 . geann orda tri ndornd ina laim `a hammer- shaped (?) wedge,' Ériu xi 98.22 ( H.3.18, 227a ). gius in geind doratad trethe (of the cross of Christ), Ir. Gl. p. 79 , 23 . gat, ngend, sust (sub `ogam tirda'), Auraic. 5727 . g s. biail innraic, airtem fod a genned, O'C. 884 ( H.3.18, 395b ). pl. ro dúnait ... doirsi na cathrach ... do genntibh ┐ do glasaibh, CCath. 1712 . robǣ ind recless ... cona gendibh gered, Aisl. MC 123.10 . do shonnaibh do sabhaibh ┐ do ghinntibh, Hugh Roe f. 78a . dobertsat clocha ┐ geinnte i ngonna mór d' ordanás, FM vi 2272.z .

? Compd. See gendmíl.

? gennach

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adj. : da n-gelldais Ulaid agus eisin an giuil gen- naigh do t-sil tlámain tuaithbhil duit ní coimeldais duit é, Celt. Rev. i 212.4 . dorala dhó forsan moigh | eissen beg an giul gennaidh | dar sháraigh daoíne ┐ coin, Duan. Finn 56.12 .

gennaid

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v (genn) denom. fixes firmly, wedges: gem .i. gendadh, ut est ... ro gennad glais ┐ slabraidh air, O'Dav. 1064. vn. as subst. : Gendud ┐ Slipred ┐ Lorgad (comic names), Hib. Min. 66.20 .