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 .)

2 Gerrcend

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Forms: Gergend, Gerchend, Cerrcen, Ger[r]gind, Geirrgind

(lit. ` Short-head ') npr m. o; n s. Gergend, RC xxiii 308.14 . Gerchend, 321.2 . Cerrcen, 326.17 . g s. Ger[r]gind, 32 . Muinremor mac Gerrcind, `Fatneck son of Short-head,' BDD § 96 = Geirrgind, BDD² 948 . mac Geirr- ceind, ZCP viii 217 § 8 . Senan mac Gerrcind, Fél., p. 86.1 . tri meic Geirrcind, Lec. 109a42 (Geirrginn, BB.). See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 142 and Heldensage (Index).

? gerrchod

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ind (? gerr + 1 cod EIS 248 ): a holchumgucht rogearrchod ngarrlaigh, IT iii 96 § 150 .

? gerrghar

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n name of some monster or plague: tedmanna mora ... .i. an ghríbh ingnech ┐ an bhuidhe Connuill ... ┐ in gerrghar, Misc. Hag. Hib., p. 36 ( Mac Creiche § 49 ).

gerrthach

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Forms: gearrthach

n o,m. a cutter, a hewer (?): gearrthach, IGT Decl. § 22 (p. 76.4) .

gerrthóir

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n i,m. a hewer (of timber): o gh.¤ do chonnuidh, Deut. xxix 11 . pl. na geárrthóirighe gheárrfus ádhmad, 2 Chron. ii 10. Joshua ix 27 .