gerbach

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adj (gerb) o,ā scabby, mangy: gl. rugosus, Ir. Gl. 652 . clamh nó gearbach, Lev. xxi 20 . sechnad comriachtain ... re mnai carraig no gerbuigh cum ... scabiosa, Irish Texts v 62.6 .

gercaide

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adj (gercc ? q.v.) io,iā like a grouse (?): do ghob gercaide, IT iii 104 § 202.

gercc

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Forms: gerg, Gerg, Geirg

n I ā,f. the name of some bird; a heath-bird, a grouse (?): atracht gercc a gurt lodain, Arch. iii 310 § 6 = gerg, ZCP xii 361.4 . anocht ni chodail in gerg | os fraochaib anfaid imaird | binn foghar a gotha gloin `grouse (?),' Duan. Finn i 84.34 . g s. guth gléghlan gaircce, Buile Ṡ. 102 § 49 . pl. giugraind gergga cocrait gáir, LL 297b45 ( SG 365.z ). g p. gotha gearg um ghlaislinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1560. Its cry was a means of divination: ná hadhair do ghothaibh gerg (greagh v.l.) ... ná sén ar bith cé, ZCP vii 303 § 14.

n II o,m. Fig. of a king or warrior: for Āed n-Ingor, forsin gercc, ZCP xii 234 ( Baile in Scáil § 47 ). d'fuil ríg, rogerg na rochor `champion of famous compacts,' Met. Dinds. iii 344.84 . Flann gerg, CS 114.9 = FM i 302.10 . gearg .i. garg, O'Cl. is a false inference from this sense. ? cælach feda ar faga | uair gerga ┐ gala, IT iii 94 § 143 . As npr m. Gerg, TFerbe 93 . g s. Geirg, 62 .

gérchúisech

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adj subtle, ingenious: Prov. vii 10. Exod. xxxi 4 ; xxxv 35 .

? gercnat

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n (fem. dimin. of gerc ?): nach cūalo gercnat don gléo ? | is marb Conn Cētchathach cūa, Fianaig. 42 § 3.

gére

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n (gér) ,f. sharpness: do ghéri do shlege, Mer. Uil. 57 . uisce sleibe nímsása coibchi co ngeire ngnusa, O'Dav. 329 = O'Mulc. 180 . Fig. acrimony , air is mór a ngeri sidi ` savageness ,' Ml. 75b1 . eider ingin is māthair | bīaidh ferg gnāth is gēre, ZCP x 50.26 . intensity, severity: ar ghéire ar nguil, IGT Decl. ex. 1120 . ruc Dauid, ba géire gúr, | in déde sin o Saúl it was a sore insult (?), SR 6391 . a ghéire ghoineas ... é `the sharpness with which it wounds him,' TSh. 4409 . acuteness: ríg cen géri, cen grinni, Met. Dinds. iii 24.315 . Berach immorro ainm fuair trésin rinn-áithe ┐ tre géire a fhert ┐ a míorbal, BNnÉ 26 § 16 . fer ... co ngéri inntlechta, Aisl. MC 105.15 . keenness, edge (of appetite): ger a gēre ab eo [quod est] rumenatio , Corm. Y 701 . ger ┐ gere .i. gera ebraice .i. ruminatio. gere didiu accobar cocnama, O'Mulc. 641 . géri ocus gorti, Aisl. MC 95.1 . co n-géri chon with the keenness of a hound, ib. 3.12 . benuidh dhiom géire `they drive hunger from me,' Buile Ṡ. 116.23 . o ratairned ... a ngeri ┐ a n-accorus, TTebe 484 .

? gérenach

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ind ranic co gérenach Gall | in rí dedenach Domnall, LL 130b2 .

gerg

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x see gercc.

gerga

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n fierceness (?): uair gerga ┐ gala, IT iii 94 § 143.

gergaile

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g s. dia sathairnn na sechtmaine ... | firfid graphainn gergaile, | amal choire for fichud, SR 8203 . Compd. of gal, vn. of fichid boils (?)

? gergara

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Forms: gergara

n (also gerrgara) the calf or shank of the leg (< gerr short [part] and g s. of gairr calf of the leg. Cf. fergara.). Used only of animals: lēicidsom cloich dont samuisc ... co mmemaid a gergairi (gergara LU) fāi, TBC² 1725 = LU 6214 . ro brisses a gerr gara `ich zerbrach ihr Unterbein,' TBC 2371 , where rhyme requires two words. Cf. ib. p. 899, n. 7 . co memb do gerr gara foat (of a heifer), IT ii2 247.80 (Eg.) = co mbeba do ser ndeis no chli fout, Lec. But cf. co mmema do fergara fót, LU 6099.