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 .

genti

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n (< Lat. gentes) i,m. pl. and see gent.

(a) In Glosses used in Jewish sense of Gentiles : geinti hiressich `faithful Gentiles,' Wb. 4c40 . am forcitlid geinte, 29d26 . de Iudéib do Barnaip, di geintib do Thit, 18d6 . etir Iudeo et genti, Ml. 35a19 . Wb. 19a10 . voc. a geinti hireschu, 3a13 .

(b) In older lit. in general heathens, pagans : ō dēibh no ainmnighdis geinti a llaithe, Corm. Y 419 = genti, LB. fes Temra cecha samna. ar bá híside caisc na ngente, LU 4211 . in conflicht rolasad na geinti and fri Pátraic, Laws i 2.12 Comm. genti bidbaid guilty pagans, Fél. Prol. 175 . g pl. na ngente, ib. 61 , 205 . do thochuiredh gentiu a n-iris, Hib. Min. 324 . na gente chennaigit ... delba hídal, PH 4583 . crand gíuis noadratís na gente, RC ii 394 § 25 . do gentib Gréc, Met. Dinds. iv 152.75 . fri hindarbud plag ┐ genti ... dib, RC xii 422 § 3 . ar galar, ar geinntib, ZCP x 346 § 6 . faid guach in t-Issa ... ol na geinti, Marco P. § 8 . Is. lx 3.

(c) the heathen Norsemen (common in Annals) : amal dundgniat geinti dinaib brataib bertae hodie as do the heathens of the spoils that they carry off today, Ml. 63c18 . loscadh Rechrainne o geinntibh, AU i 274.z (an. 794), Cath for Gennti, i 332.z (an. 833). loscadh Mungairit ┐ alanaile cheall Irmumen o gentibh, i 336.1 (an. 834). ticfait genti dar muir mall, Cog. 225.9 . Ériu vi 122 § 9 . gennti .i. cenél na pagán, ii 196.4 . coscradh Dunaidh L. ... la Geintibh, FM i 440.10 . na bhflaitheas ní tharla dhí | plágha gorta náid geinnti, Content. v § 65 . dub-g.¤ (lit. black-haired heathens) Danes ; finn-g.¤ (lit. fair-haired heathens) Norwegians : tancadar Duibgenti da- narda ... ocus dabadar ic diucur na Findgenti a hErind, Cog. 18.18 . is díobh ghairthear Duibhgheinnte ... agus Finn- gheinnte, Keat. iii 2456 - 7 .