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 .

gennaire

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n (genn) m. a hammer, a mallet : do ghlac geannaire 'na láimh, Judges iv 21 . Eg. Gloss. 378.

genncach

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Forms: geangcaigh

adj (? genc) o,ā snub-nosed . As a nickname : mac Emuinn gheancaigh, AU iii 278.6 = geangcaigh, FM iv 1118.6 . mic Feilm gengcaigh, v 1830.11 .

gensa

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x boaire gensa, see 2 genas.

gensalach

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adj o,ā foul-mouthed (?): Enna Gensalach iar sain | o failet Clann Cheindselaich | intan atraiged a ḟerg | nocho ba glan a goedelgc, Rawl. 84a52 - 53 . A spelling of Cendselach based on the etymology of the word as gen-salach for which see Coir An. § 209.

gent

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n o,m. (Lat. gens)

(a) a gentile : pl. ind eretecdaig, in geint, SR 8339.

(b) a race, a people (?) : trí meic la Símón ... ba balc-gent `a mighty race,' Met. Dinds. iv 188.4 .

gentarglés

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n (1 gen, cf. gentraige and gentraiges) one of the three strings of the Dagda's harp, which caused mirth in the hearers : Anmanna na ttéd nar throm | gentarghless golltarghless oll | suantarghles in gles oile | ... Día séinnte in gentarghless glan | ... gach a ccluinfedh ... | do beittís ag síorgháire, Duan. Finn i 43 - 44 . Cf. Mann. and Cust. iii 223 - 224 .