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 .

gert

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n ā,f. an indefinite word meaning any of the by-products of cattle except their young, cf. Thurneysen, ZCP xvi 211 . Gen. used of milk. gert .i. lacht (.i. blicht F.), O'Dav. 1032. cen gert ferbba (.i. cen loim no cen geilt) fora n-assa athirni (.i. loeg), LU 562 = RC xx 158.22 (ACC Comm.). lethgert .i. ... leith in lachta, O'C. 440 ( H.3.18, 237a ). ās acus los ocus geart the growth, the calves and the milk, ZCP xv 240 § 3 = Laws ii 196.7 ; cf. 198.z . a ngeart glossed lacht, ib. iv 90.11 . itir fuilledh, ocus los, ocus gert, 164.5 Comm. g s. log gertha (gerta v.l.) cacha bó, iv 316.1 . Sometimes explained as manure: gert .i. tuar, O'Don. Supp. (s.v. gert , < H.3.18, 379 = O'C. 827 ). gert, in tuar, Laws ii 200.1 Comm. ass ocus los, ocus gert ... ocus is e in gert hisin screpall ar miaslach bo moire no daimh riata, 210.y Comm. ar gert na mor-innil (sic leg.), 220.8 Comm. ceithri ba in gerta ... se bu dec in lachta, 18 - 19 . Cf. also 220.1-2 where miaslach and gert are each used of manure ( ZCP xv 225 ). Used to include milk and manure: gert ┐ indoth `das Produkt (Milch und Dünger) und der Wurf,' Bürgschaft 26 § 71 . gert .i. in blicht ┐ in tuar, H.2.15, p. 57b ( O'Don. Supp. s.v. tuar ). co ngert .i. in lacht ocus in tuar, Laws ii 388.29 Comm.

gerta

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Forms: giarta, giartha

n (also gertha, giarta, giartha). Acc. to Stokes ( O'Dav. 1050 ) the g s. of *gerud vn. of gerid warms, cherishes . Used in Laws in `sét (seóit) gert[h]a' i.e. a gift or presentation from fosterer to fosterchild on termination of the fosterage as an earnest of the claim of the fosterer to future maintenance (cf. Stud. in E. Ir. Law 10 , 190 ): [s]et gerta cach meic .i. ... in cutruma do setuib do berar on aiti don mac sunn ar a gairi do denumh ac techt uadh, Laws ii 190.13 . giarrtha .i. gaire doní in dalta, ut est: na seóit giartha: ... .i. in sét dobeir in t-aiti don dalta ar a gaire, O'Dav. 1055 ; 1050 . seota gerta na gaire, Laws iii 50.26 . .i. log ar denam na gaire .i. don dalta, 52.2 Comm. sed gert .i. on aidi don mac, O'C. 828 ( H.3.18, 380a ). is i lanamnacht uil on buime don dalta altrama ... ocus lan set gertha, no leth set gertha uaithi do iar n-aois diailtre, Laws ii 348.8 Comm. na seoit giartha .i. na seoit gairitechta, O'C. 1870 (RIA 23 P 3, f. 20d7 ). tri leth n-uingi airgit seoit geartha mic righ, Laws ii 192.11 Comm. nech bes nesam dó dia maithri dobeir set ngiartha don mac, O'C. 873 ( H.3.18, 372b ). ni fola ae iaraid fri fiachaib na seoit giartha na giallna do flaith ... .i. na seoit gairidechta do gabhail a ngill risin ceilsine don flaith, O'C. 1876 ( 23 P 3, 21 (23)a ). For a somewhat different explanation, see the commentary O'C 1870 ( 23 P 3, 20 (22)a ) = O'Don. 2418 ( Rawl. B 506, 54a ).

gerthide

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adj (geir) io,iā suety, fatty, greasy : g s f. curchān gered gerthige, Aisl. MC 35.23 ; 84.21 . ? ní ba gerthide i n-ailt midchúarto, Tec. Corm. § 3.53 . As sobriquet and npr m. Mac ... don Maelodur in Gerthide : da mac la Geirthide, Rawl. 119b1 . Ceallach mac Gerthighi, Cáin Ad. 18.25 . Gerthidhe ... tigherna Ciannachta, FM i 214.3 (an. 590).