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.).

grib

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x see grip.

gríbach

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adj (gríb): laoch … grīobhach 'ferocious' Celtica xiii 42.103 .

gríbda

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adj (gríb) io,iā griffin-like, fierce, valorous: fail ann rig nad rigda bes, | gribda, gann, SR 938 . teōra ingne | gríbhdai grūaide, Arch. iii 297 § 48 . batar dichra | cuire griphtha oc a selladh, Anecd. i 66 § 140 . ceathrar mac ba gríobhdha glór, Keat. i 170.14 . i ngnáithfhéinn Bhanba im ghaiscidheach gríobhdha dham, Hackett xx 14 . gillai gribdai grāda (: rīgnai), LL 201b19 . Eoganacht gribda Glendabrach, Aisl. MC 49.5 . fear ... gribhdha geanmnaid (of St. Féchin), RC xii 320 § 1 . Sometimes in a more general sense as a term of praise, fine, splendid . Of women: mná glana gribda (: rígna), LU 2882 . Of precious cups: da cornd ... co cochluib óir gribda gle, Acall. 3938 . Compar. ní rabha i n-Eirinn uile budh gribhdhu nó budh seghaine inás, RC xxiv 44 § 3 = TFrag. 34.11 (griabhdha).

gribracán

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n pricking pain (?): lán do dhoigh's do dhriubh- ragán (ghoimh sdo ghriobhragán v.l.) | an clár ḟoil ós mh'imleagán, IGT Decl. ex. 918.

gríogchán

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n a constellation: griogchán, comhshoillsi SGS xiv Part ii 127 . gríogcán, comhshoillsi, Eg. Gl. 375 . Cf. grioghlachán a constellation, P. O'C.

griccas

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n confused noise, tumult (?): cosmaile na muirne ┐ in griocas agus in greadhan (gricras v.l.) agus seselbe na sochaidhe, TBC 5612.

gricc-gráicc

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n (onomat., Celtica xxv 93 ) harsh clanging of a church bell: gricc-gráicc chlogáin chille Buile S.2 18.490 . grig-gráig an chluig 17.486 .