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1 gar adj I o,ā (a) short(of time or space): gar cían biasa hifus,
85 BDD 62 (Eg.).cian gar dorigéni gnimrada gaile, TBC 1967 .
ib. p. 911 n. 3 .as gar go roisch 'obair(sic leg.), RC xii 66 § 31 .
cidh cian, cidh gar ar dhá ré | nochan fhaicfem a ceile, BNnÉ
253.19 .fis gar brief knowledge, MacCarthy 316.9 .go gar
iarsin shortly afterwards, ALC i 24.x .bláth dar ghar teacht
'na thoradh, Irish Texts ii 105.11 .
Compar. an uain bhus goire gabham, TSh. 1829.
(b) near(of place or time): a c(h)rannghal sa c(h)loch
5aolta | gar da chéile a ccomhaonta, Ériu v 60.121 .is gar
dona drochghnimhuibh dighultas De, ITS xix 14.12 .is gar
bas damh, ZCP vi 25.35 .rob gar leigheas dar leónadh,
Studies 1921 74 § 8 .sínfead ris mo tháobh go gar, KMMisc.
350 § 6 .gar do chéad almost a hundred, Content. xiii § 25 .ní
10gar d'inghin Í Bhriain bean, IGT Decl. ex. 2077 .gar go
bhfuil a oiread soin ... do Chonnachtaibh, Content. v § 151 . Of
kinship:Mac S. ... gar é d'oireachus Eirionn`he was nearly
related to the sovranty
' ... BNnÉ 281.25 .an seiseadh glún
achd giodh gar, IGT Introd. § 36 .do mháthair Dé is gar mo
15ghaol, Dán Dé ii 2 .ar chonnailbhe ná ar ghaol ghar, Content.
ix 4.
Compar. dobert a longport ní bá goire biucc, FM vi 2254.22 .
an té fá goire céim next in rank, Keat. iii 1225 . As intens.
prefix to(f)ocus near :bá garfocus dóibh é(sic leg.), CCath.
20 1776 .ó rangatar ... i ngarfoccus don chaislen, FM vi 2016.7 .
(c) By extension easy,likely,pleasant,convenient: In
gar leat sosceli do dénam ar F. ... Is gor ar C.C. would it suit
thee ... ?
Fél 202.37 .aithescc fire nar gar liom ... that was
not pleasing to me
, BNnÉ 253.18 .in ba gaire gnim Cormaic ?
25 would C's prowess be more likely [of success] ? RC xliii 78
§ 79 .isé an arra is gaire les this is the compensation which
he thinks most convenient
, O'D. 1597 ( H.5.15,10a ).ní gar
not easy,not likely: ní gar dogebhthar an ingin, Ériu iii
164 § 20 .ní gar meas ar áirimh t'eoil`hard is modera-
30tion
...,' A. Ó Dálaigh xii 10 .muna lingthi dá lár féin ...
níor ghar dhóibh toghail na Traoi(i.e.but for the enemy
within her gates Troy were not likely to have been destroyed),
TD 26.38 .ní gar nach diongnadh é féin d'inneall it is not
likely that he would not
, TSh. 2240 .gar ... ingar (amgar)
35 easy ... difficult; pleasant ... unpleasant,etc.:roraid F. dobérad
inni no iarfad, gemad gar ingar, ZCP i 459.1 .do thuilleamh
tighe na glóire | is gar amhghar airdhe an chuirp, Dán Dé x 8 .
guais damh mé do mhealladh | is gar é is is ingar, ib. viii 8 .
fa gar agus fá hamhghar dó-san sin,it was both convenient
40to him and the reverse
, Atl. iv 158.17 .
Compds. ¤ scél:bid garscel co feastar sin it will not be
long till that be found out
, IT iii 201 § 71 . ¤ sécle short-
nessoflife: gair-seclæ .i. gair-rē, Corm. Y 698 .is líach
garsécle dó, BDD² 612 ( BDD 66 ) =garrséle, LU 7022 .Cf.
45 FM vi 2364.12 .dligid cach gūbrethach garsēcli ┐ athṡuidi
┐ dībad (v.l.garséle), ZCP xi 84 § 34 h . xii 297.4 . Anecd.
iii 6.16 . Also written ¤ séle:a meth no a garséle, LU 4961 .
LU 7022 . ZCP xi 84 § 34 h (v.l.). ¤ uar a shorttime: bid
gar úar dosom ón, BDD 144 .gar úar gur ḟurmius a bruth,
50 TBC 3517 . LU 3344 .is garuair co tainic ..., CCath. 2462 .
roécc gar uair iarsin, FM v 1712.12 .a ttuidhecht i ngaruair,
Hugh Roe § 29 (16a) .
II Subst.gen. used adverbiallyashort time,proximity;
henceconvenience: gar ré coscur écin, TBC 5228 .gar
55rena chésad, FA § 2 (LB).gar reimi sin, Arch. iii 225.20 .
gar d'aimsir iarum, PH 7199 .gar becc rīa n-espartain,
Aisl. MC 13 , 25 .romarbad gar bic iartain, AU ii 166.9 .
an fuil sluaigh S. ar gar duin, RC xix 280.25 ( Fierabras
§ 209 ).i nghar do uisci near water, RC xxiv 375.11 .ni
60raibe uisge a ngar do, BCC § 86 .ag a raibhe dolás i ngar
dhó, MS. Mat. 540.12 .na coin na gar is na gadhair, IGT
Decl. ex. 1507 .bás atá im ghar, Keat. iii 985 .i ngar
do leth na conaire nearly half way, FM vi 1970.7 . v 1720 .
ni táinic a lamh a ngar ina timcill his hand did not nearly
65reach round it
, D iv 2,44vb20 .focal sin 's a chiall na gar
whose sense is not far to seek(i.e.that he who runs may read),
Dánta Grádha 82.2 .ní gar díbh aon nidh ... do thabhairt
chuige it is not fitting (?) for you, Oss. iii 112.17 (Tór. Dh.).
Concrete for abstract aconvenientthing (?): reidh ngair .i.
70cos escradh(a kenning)the smooth part of a convenient
object (?
), O'Gr. Cat. 91.5.

? 2 gar: ind Cobthach Coel sund rí gaeth gar (: fallasar), LL
144a7 (? =gor dutiful,q.v.).

3 gar: ind Uarán gar(of the wellÚarán Garad), Trip. 106.11 .a
75hUarán nGar(glanEg.) 14 (?=1 garas attrib.U. close at
hand
).

gárad n leg..one of the threeperishable fences, identified withtart-
aile: na himeda urcradacha ... .i. garad ┐ galam ┐ log; garad
.i. gairit a hed in tartaili, O'D. 1569 ( H.5.15,4b ) =gairit a
80eadh, gairit a dlighedh, O'D. 2263 ( Rawl. B 506,f. 22a ).
For the `tart-aile'cf. Laws v 270.15 , 27 .Cf.also `gáradh
ahedge, adike ,' O'R.

1 garad n aden, acave: pruchlais, garadh, cúas, Eg. Gl. 138.

2 Garad o,npr m.: Garadmac Morna, Acall. 1365 .g s. Garaid,
85 1955 .Garoidh 1995 .

garaid xsee2 gairid.

garait xseegarit.

garamhuil adj i(gar) ` commodious ,' Eg. Gl. 386.