grian

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n o,m.? n.? disyll. in O.I.

I gravel, sand, sea or river bottom: grían .i. grinneall mara, locha no abhann, O'Cl. ruidfes grian `der Sand sich röthen wird,' TBC 4978 . is gat im ganem ná im grían, 4057 . doficfad (leg. dobicfat) Ulaid asa nōeindin ┐ cotemelad (leg. cotobmélat) ar mur ┐ grīan, TBC² 1077 . is amlaid cotomélani (leg. cotonmélani) in fer sin a óenur ar úir ┐ grían that man ... will grind us to mould and gravel, LU 8700 ( FB 52 ). fodeice sís, ba buan a chis, grian an mara, Anecd. i 65 § 133 . cor bo réill in grian ┐ in gainem in mara trit, RC x 54.5 . alainn do grian fad glan- loch, KMMisc. 314.8 . slebe gainme ┐ grian it e guirt(h)e in ogh, Ériu ii 120 § 58 . gainem a grīan `its soil is sand,' Aisl. MC 17.1 . os grian mara mongairtrein, RC xiv 62.14 . deotar itir uir ocus griaun (v.l. grian), Anecd. ii 59.12 . itir ur ┐ grioan (v.l. grian) `among mould and gravel,' RC xii 86 § 92 . ro eirigh don grían go hairm i mbádar (of a drowned body) `it rose from the bed of the river,' BNnÉ 295 § 23 . srotha nofheas adosnai |i ngrian na haoi nī hosgar (.i. ar grindel na eladhan), ZCP v 488 § 9 (B. na Filed). roscáich cach cert co grian has gone to the bottom, Met. Dinds. i 28.6 . ceatha ... do loim-ghriana luaithreadha `showers of the bare soil of dust,' Todd iv 74.28 ( CRR² 23 ). co griantracht an tobair to the gravelly brink of the well, Acall. 2331 . grian .i. ō chri[aid.] crē .i. a creta , O'Mulc. 661 . Grian Glinne hUi .i. uighi cerc, O'Dav. 1058 = Hib. Min. 47.11 . go bhfua- duighthear go grian ┐ go grinneall an ghruaim-thighe sin iad, TSh. 6645.

II Fig. basis, foundation: ocht n-airic[h] go ngolaige | rongléat go grīan | na hocht trátha toghaide | dia ndíchar co dīan, ZCP vi 271 § 1 . breitheamhnas díreach doibh soin (i.e. of words with various meanings) | go grian a bhfis ní féadair `their fundamental meaning,' Content. v 43 . éisdeacht do neach dobadh ciall | re glór nach ró a fhios go grian, ib. xviii 91 . grian ar bhfis is dál domhain `the bottom of my knowledge is a deep thing,' ib. xxiv 6 .

III earth, land (held by an individual): fail folach ós grían `there is a hiding-place above ground,' Met. Dinds. iii 140.1 . Ríí Caisil tra doratt fond ┐ grían doib hi tōib Aurchuind, ZCP viii 308.29 . a grian techta do sannad `to alienate from him his lawful land,' Laws v 436.x . na fuil ar griun duine airithi, iii 384.15 Comm. an deoraid bis for griun no for snada, v 364.y Comm. fer grin .i. gradh flatha `an original landowner' (lit. a man of land), v 184.15 Comm. fuidir griain, Irisches Recht 65 - 6 , 75 . is leo grian na cille, Rawl. 118b30 . fine grin the original tribe of the land, O'Don. Supp. the global family: muna tainic damna apaidh dfine erlomha ... no griain, Laws iii 72.x Comm. dfine grin `to the tribe to whom the land belongs,' ib. 72.16 Comm. fine in urruidh ar a taitt griun `on whose land they are,' ii 180.2 Comm. conid sīatt is fine griein (sic leg.) ac Laind ōsin alle the glebal family, BColm. 38.2 . la Colmān hī sein ō griun co nem `from ground to sky,' ib. 66.2 . grían .i. fearann, O'Cl. do dhermaid siad ... | a ngrian chatha a gclesa lúith `they have forgotten their battle-ground,' O'Gr. Cat. 472.20 . da bfághlaim a ngrían gach gleóidh, in every battle-field, Rel. Celt. ii 226.18 .

IV the bare surface (of the human skin): léne ... sídaide ... ré grían a geilchnis, Fianaig. 84.25 . docuir sé leíne sroill ... re grian a geilchnis, RC x 188.10 .

1 gríanach

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adj (grían) o,ā sunny, bright: cona cléir gil gríanaig, Fél. Nov. 1 . in chathir gríanach glan-sin, Met. Dinds. i 32.61 . gá chéibh ngleannchladhaidh ngrianoidh `in the possession of him of the sunny curly locks,' Ériu v 64.172 . lá grianach glé-mhaiseach grádha Dé, TSh. 9475 . do tuigse ghear grianach glán, O'Hussey T.C. 238.5 . ní bhiam go grianach ar chóisir | ag déanamh cleas i measc ógbhan, Hackett xxvi 30 . sagart grianach glé-mhianach, Eóghan Ruadh 2017 .

2 gríanach

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adj (grian) o,ā gravelly: taídíu grianach genter leis, Acall. 2676.

gríanaid

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v (grían) suns, warms in the sun: grīansum grīan, cāin cainnel may the sun, a fair torch, shine on me, ZCP x 347 § 16 . nísfagbad a grīanad il-lō nō a thōcbáil i n-aidche it used not to get its sunning by day, Aisl. MC 11.20 .

gríanán

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Forms: grénán

n (grían) o,m.; older grénán, see below: a sunny chamber, a bower, a soller, an open balcony exposed to the sun, an upper room: a gríanan co senistrib solsib fri techt ass, LU 10636 ( IT i 130.22 ). imchuirthe in gríanán sin lasin Mac Óc cach leth no théged, ib. 10637 . dorónad dano gríanán la Bricrind ... fó chomardus imdaí Conchobair LU 8062 ( FB 3 ). co mboí isin ngríanan for fordorus in dúne, ib. 8585 ( FB 44 ). co farnic a gríanán nglainidi, ib. 10697 ( IT i 132.13 ). grianán cen ... nam imsceng, Thes. ii 292.13 . tonnach crédumi forsin taig. grénán hóimind for a senestrechaib, Im. Br. i 56.19 . temair in tige .i. grianan, Thr. Ir. Gl. 42. 11 . ro bátar gríanána álli ... essarda ... do úrlúachair, MU² 201 . palas rigda ... co ngriananuibh solusta lais `radiant sollers,' Marco P. § 12 . ar cáeimhe a cumdach ... do grianánaibh solusaibh, CCath. 243 . ro- foillsig in spirut noeb ... a glanrúine do na hapstalaib in ngrianan ro-ard slebe Sióin .i. is in cendacul, PH 5431 . an treas teach da ngairthí Grianán na nInghean, mar a mbídís bainríoghna na gcúigeadhach, Keat. iii 558 . Fig. ar ghrianán mhaordha mhéine an mhíleadh on the sunny chamber of his mind, Hackett xxxix 28 . Of heaven: for nemh isin grianán gle | luidh i féil Chiaráin Saighre, FM ii 930.15 . nach léigeann Dia aoin-neach ré mbeith a ghrúg dá ghrianán, TSh. 2300 ; 2714 . a sunny place, bleaching green: gleri na Gamunraidi uili ar grianan cinn Connlocha `on the level ground at the head of Conloch,' Celt. Rev. iv 204.26 and n. 6 .

gríanánach

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adj o,ā sunny, bright: in tshraid | gel grīanānach, Arch. iii 234.27 .

gríanánda

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v io,iā sunny, brilliant: bheith i n-éagmais theampaill ghlé-mhaisigh ghrianánda Sholaimh, TSh. 6040.

gríanda

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adj (grían) io,iā relating to the sun; sunny, brilliant: cu cenn cicuil griendi `to the end of the solar cycle,' Bcr. 32c7 . is gnoe grianna gelfini, LU 8905 ( FB 68 ). lasin suidi n-gríanda, LU 3892 ( SC 40 ). grīanda loingsech (applied to Colum C.), ZCP viii 198 § 19 . amal rind ngrianta `like a brilliant star,' Todd Lect. vi 67.10 . comba lasamna in la lasna ruithnib grianda, D iv 2, 75rb29 . grianmhuine ... .i. an ni as grianda bhios isin muine, O'Cl. labra grianda nach glan `brilliant words that are not clear,' O'Gr. Cat. 555.25 . a stuaigh ghéiggealtais ghrianda, Dánta Gr. 16.40 .

gríandaide

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adj (grían) io,iā solar: an cical griandaighi, O'Gr. Cat. 302.17.

gríanmar

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adj (grían) o,ā brilliant: a chiuin-bhean ghrian- mhar dheallmhar, ITS xvii 159.967 .

gríb

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n (Lat. gryphus) ā,f.

I a gerfalcon; a griffin: ba luathither ... grib dia ned no séig do ail, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.y (s.v. prúll). nathir cach ben, grīb cach ingen, ZCP viii 196 § 15 . net grībe, Corm. Y 968 . gáir gér gríbi, SR 921 . grip ingnech fot súil, Moling § 35 ( RC xxvii 280 ). an tén adhuathmar ... .i. griobh ingnech, BNnÉ 76 § 142 . do chomraic risan ngribh, ib. gribha garba, goibghera, Lism. L. 3651 . batar ocht ngribha ingnecha for .xl. lais arna seolad for seilg na n-anmunn n-aerdha, ZCP i 378.22 . imud camhall ┐ gribh ... isna crichaib sin, ib. 268.26 . grif a grife .i. quadrupess pennata , O'Mulc. 659 . gríobh ghreannach ghob-lom ghearánach, TSh. 6623 . is lámh nocht i nead gríbhe, TD 18.34 .

II a claw, a talon (?): ? ar sinedh a gribhe di [sc. don gríb] dochum na mbrathar `as the griffin was stretching out its claw,' BNnÉ 76 § 142.

III Fig. a fierce warrior, a hero, a chieftain: robith Fergal ... | grib glond galann, RC xxiv 64 § 24 . a Domnaill ... a gríb in gascid gabthig, TFerbe 637 . gríbh finn Im- gán, Ériu iv 216 § 14 . grīb thuir thricc thressaig, Bruchst. § 123 . grīb indrid īath n-anēoil (of Labraid Longsech), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 4 . berim chomharc uaim don ghríb, ITS v 16.14 . Muscraige ... fond na gríbe gu gnāthach, ZCP viii 226 § 10 . a ghríb Gháiridhi, O'Gr. Cat. 367.16. d'éis m'iuil ar ghéiriúl na gríbhe after my intimate acquaint- ance with the hero, Hackett xxix 31.

Compds. ¤aithech griffin-like giant: gríobh-aitheach goimheamhail, TSh. 1159 . ¤chath a fierce fight: i ngríobh- chath gleóchomhraic, Hackett xxi 33 . ¤dál assembly of heroes (?): atraig cāch isin gribdāil, Aisl. MC 117.15 . ¤gal a warrior-fight: coṅgríbgail cherta, SR 7195 . ¤ingen (a) the claw of a griffin: (as a reward to a poet) ro hir dom.x. ngrib ingne (gl. .i. cuinnid ingi ngribhe), Ériu ii 4.3 . (b) a griffin (?): mar dha ghribhingne mheara mhoirghnio- mhacha, GJ iv 18a.40 (Stair É. Uí Chl.).