gerr

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adj o,ā

(a) short (of space or time); often adverbial a short time: cochaill gerra ... impu, LU 2180 ( FA § 26 ). ní rob gerr mo grés. let not my poem be curtailed, Met. Dinds. iii 346.102 . an déas ghearr ... ┐ an déas ard, TSh. 2643 . gearr mo ré ḟúaraidh ar t'ḟeart, IGT Decl. ex. 1108 . gearr dobháoi an cróisin gan chrann, 577 . gearr bhíos an chumha so ag clódh soon does this grief return, Studies 1924, 88 § 25 . ma fada gearr beirthear é, TD 22.13 . is do deacraib in domain | buain mela ar mecnaib ibair, | a scailp for conaib gearraib, | longad i ceallaib scibair shorthaired (?), BB 299a16 . cúaine na ccon ngearr, IGT Decl. ex. 459 . gerr ó a short (way) from, near, at hand (of space or time) ger gerr uadha í though it was a short space distant, BCC § 361 . an nimh-sin ... is gearr uaithi dul im chois it will soon affect my foot, Measgra Dánta 34.6 ; 53.15 . Compar. secht ṅgerr-chochaill ... girri cech n-úachtarach, libru cach n-íchtarach, MU² 625 . Cf. Aisl. MC 43.23 . gabháil ... is girre seal fuair Eírinn shortest in duration, Keat. i 154.z (poem); níos giorra, Numbers xi 23 . As npr m. or sobriquet: Gerr in chocaidh, RC xvii 366.5 (Tig.) = FM ii 812.12 . Mael[sh]echlainn mac i[n] ghirr `son of the dwarf,' AU ii 516.21 (an. 1365). Of a spear: Gearr Congail, MR 36.9 . Of a sword: Gearr na gColann, ITS xxiv 86.14 ; 92.29 .

(b) castrated: for eoch gerr on a gelding, BColm. 88.10 . ar eoch ngiurr, 90.16 . ? a meic Conleamna, a lair gearr, MacCarthy 124.16 = IT iii 69 § 12 (written alair). Names of two horses: Gerr in óir, Gerr in arcait, Acall. 274 . As subst. a short horse, a gelding (?): n. l. Ath Laime na Girre, FM iv 1170.26 .

(c) ? syncopated (gram.): mēd na sainsi ┐ méd na bainsi gearr aráon, IGT Decl. § 150.

Compds. ¤bél short-lipped: Fergus Gerrbhél .i. girra robhói ina bhél, Coír An. § 131 . ¤buanach transitory: ar sholás geárrbhúanach shaogaltha, RC xxiii 22.4 . ¤chlaideb a short sword: TTr.² 1612 . TBC 5501 (St.). ¤chocoll a short cloak: LU 6960 ( BDD § 82 ). LL 266b29 = MU² 625 . Aisl. MC 43.22 . ¤chumann backsliding , Prov. xiv 14 . ¤fhíad a hare: Lev. xi 6. Deut. xiv 7 . ¤gha a short spear, a dart: pl. a ngearr-ghaoithe ┐ a sleagha, TSh. 5748 . ¤lámach (epithet) having short hands (or arms), Cóir An. § 236 . ¤léne a short kilt: gerr-leinti co gluinib, RC xxi 152 § 8 . ¤míl a hare (?): pl. geirrmila derga amail mucco, RC ix 472.y . but cf. gendmíla v.l., ZCP xi 152 § 46 . ¤shaégal; ¤shaéglach a short life; short-lived; transitory: TSh. 5346 . O'Gr. Cat. 464. ALC i 266.2 . Job xiv 1 . ¤shamthach a short-handled axe: AU ii 420.6 . FM iii 500.2 . For gerr gara the calf (or shank) of the leg , see gergara.

gerrad

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n u,m.

I As vn. of gerraid in various senses:

(a) cutting, lopping, felling: ní dhéntaoí gearradh ... ion bhur bhfeóil, Lev. xix 28 . cnaib do mhingerred to chop up hemp, Marco P. § 145 . pl. gerrtha coilleadh ┐ talmhan, FM vi 2306.3 . Of tonsuring: ar na gerradh do chananchaibh Lesa G. `after being tonsured,' AU ii 548.7 . Of mutilating: lethfiach bais cach con ... ina ngerru[dh], O'C. 2143 ( Eg. 88, f. 2 (3) c ). Fig. (in apostrophe to a sword): A ghearradh snáithe saoghail thou who cuttest the thread of life, TD 33.17 .

(b) gram. syncope IGT Decl. § 17.3 ; § 53.14 .

(c) Fig. cutting, taunting, reproaching: ag greannughad ┐ ag gerradh ... ┐ og athaisiughadh na bFranccach, Ériu v 176.233 . Cf. peacaighid an lánamhain má bhíd ag grió- sughadh agus ag gearradh a chéile, Donlevy 86 § 4 .

(d) stepping mincingly: ag imtheacht agus ag gearradh, Is. iii 16.

II a tax, a tribute: duibh-chios, cánachus, gearradh tribute, Eg. Gl. 226 . gan sreith gan gearradh ... do chor ar a nduthaigh, FM v 1770.16 . faoi contribúsion ┐ fo gearradh aige, 23 E 26, 268.6 .

gérradarcach

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adj (gér-radarc) keen-sighted: saithe peiler a gonnadhaibh gérradharcachaibh, FM vi 2116.17 . Mac Aingil 16.8 . TSh. 2275.

gerragort

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n o,m. a quail. pl. tug se chugtha na gearragoirt, Ps. cv 40. Numbers xi 31 (guirt).

gerraid

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v (gerr) cuts, mutilates, shortens: impu roger[r]tha a tuinchi, SR 6719. (locusta) gerraid sí ... toraid ... di-a fiaclaib, PH 7660 . gach greimh da ngerrfadaois, BNnÉ 89 § 188 . nách mothaig in lenab urchóit in airm ... no co ngerrthar hé, PH 7733 . rogerrait cuirp, Cog. 178.11 . gear- raidh an carrán ... an déas, TSh. 2642 . gerrtur a n-indile their cattle are mutilated (?) (`their herds are diminished,' Stokes), Lism. L. 2899 . cuts off: dogerrad in ceand, Met. Dinds. iii 436.10 . pp. tamhan tesccgherrtha a mutilated trunk, FM vi 2132.17 . no gur gerrad a shaegol until his life was cut short, YBL 317b12 . ní lot cell ... do gherr laithe in óig, O'Gr. Cat. 381. fells: baslechtat (ro gerrsat, St.) rempu in fid dia claidbib, TBC 622 . gur gearradh iomad da ngortaibh, FM iv 700.2 . geárr síos an fáschoill, Judges vi 25 . cuts out, carves: as ghégaibh an chrainn sin dogerradh crann na croiche, was hewn, RC xxiv 376.11 . breacuigh, gearr, greann `carve,' Eg. Gl. 72 . dogheárr sí amach a seacht bpiléir, Prov. ix 1. Fig. gerruis clann R. an tslighe ... carved a path, Rel. Celt. ii 200.27 . Of making the sign of the cross: gerruis ... comhartha ┐ signum na croiche cēsta, Fl. Earls 140.2 . Cf. Donlevy 400.13 . (gramm.) syncopates: vn. .c. cuid dībh do sīneadh ┐ do ghearradh ar a gcasadh, IGT Decl. § 53.14 .

gerraigid

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v (gerr) shortens: go ngerreochadh se fen a saeghal, BCC § 219 (p. 212.34) . Vn. saegal Branduibh do gerrugadh, ib. (p. 214.6). an bhreith n-aithrighi ... do laghdughadh agas do ghiorrughadh, Mac Aingil 498. With amach cuts off (fig.): ní gearrfuighthear amach do dhóthchus, Prov. xxiii 18.

1 gerrán

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n (gerr) o,m. a working horse, a nag, a gelding (?) (see EIF 91 ): suma (= sagma) .i. gerrān, O'Mulc. 856 . marbais gerran Ercoil ech Loegairi, LU 8921 ( FB § 69 ). laigid in gerran (referred to previously as capull cengalta), LU 2940 ( SG 234.10 ). dā gerran Patraic, Lat. Lives 43.6 . an gerran ban, BCC § 361 (p. 410.3) . pl. nobered ... na gerranu, RC xxv 20.11 . .xx. míle di sumadaib .i. do gearranaib, BB 493b49 ( IT ii2 99.8) . As nickname of a man: sacart óg ... do marbadh don Gerran dubh dona Bairedachaibh, AU ii 406.17 . npr m. Gerrán mac Treno, Rawl. 155a14 (Gerán BB).

2 gerrán

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n (gerr) o,m.: gerrán churaigh (the little short one of the coracle ?), name of a bell, Colgan, Tr. Thaum. p. 431 a ; cf. V.SS.Hib. clxxviii n.

gerrandach

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adj (= gér-rendach ?) o,ā sharp-pointed, cutting (?): gai g.¤ , BDD² 68.19 . Cf. gēr-reann, CF 740.

gerrcach

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n o,m. a nestling, an unfledged bird: gl. pullus, Ir. Gl. 494 . pl. mar chruinnigheas an chearc a gearrcuigh, Matt. xxiii 37.

1 gerrcend

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n (< med. Lat. gergenna) a cross-bar, a bolt: cómla gered friss ocus gerrcend maróci furri, Aisl. MC 87.19 . (Cf. RC xiii 506.7 .)