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? gégán n(géc?)o,m.dimin. Innpr m. cend gegain. a c[h]end-
gucāin (.i. a c[h]ind gegāin), Corm. Y 1103 . (Cf. Auraic.
710. )g s. Cinn Gegain(name of Finguine k. of Cashel), AU
i 416.8 (an. 900 ).orggain Cind Geggain ríg Cassil, Annals
5of Inisfallen, facs.15f20 .Cend Ghegain(a poet), IT iii 101
§ 183.

1 gegar n o,m. name of a plant the commonarumorcuckoo-
pint: iarus barba.i. in gegar, RC ix 242.10 .lí do ghas
ngeghair(sic leg.), Acall. 96 =ngedhair, SG 96.18 . Aron,
10Barba Iarus, Pes Vituli.i. tri hanmanna an ghedhair,
23 K 42,322.3 =in gheidhir, Mackinnon Cat. 19.12 .dath
geadhair, 23 K 42,142.9 .don geidhair, Mackinnon Cat. 19.10 .

2 gegar(gegair?) adj.(?):lé righ Gabhráin in geaghair
`the fierce ,' BR 42.20 .

15 gegarda adj(1 gegar?)io,iā .i. ger no serb no tiachair, O'Dav.
1030.

gegna xseegonaid.

gégruind xseegécraind.

geibe n afir-tree(?)(B. na Filed):ēirgedh gíraing a geibhe (no a
20gius .i. a hoighre), ZCP xii 3616 =atracht giugroinn a geibid
(sic leg..i. gius), Arch. iii 310 § 6.

geibech xseegebech.

geibiach xseegebech.

geibiacht xseegebidecht.

25 geibidecht xseegebidecht.

geibire xseegebire.

Geidh pn(gl.geta)aGoth , Ir. Gl. 19.

géillius n u,m. service,fealty(?): i ngéillius (ṅgelliusv.l.) maicc
Maire, Hy. ii 68 :gl. .i. geilsine .i. immui[n]teras, Thes.
30 ii 321.22 .

géilsigid v takesintoservice(?) : fut. nod geilsigfe Crist eter
dligtechu .i. no ngebasom C. ina geilsine .i. ina munteras,
LU 982 (ACC).

géilsine n(giall,géill)iā,f. hostageship,renderingofhostages:
35later confused withcélsine(<céle) and used in the same
senseservice,vassalage; often with an unfavourable mean-
ingforced service,subjection: is he arelabrathar Mumain
n-uili .i. biad Mumu huile ina gellsine, Anecd. iii 63.16 .
co tuc [mac] Maic Murchadha a ngellsine lais brought
40away ... as a hostage
, RC xviii 277.2 (Tig.). in quo cecidit
Maine ... a[c] cosnom gelsine Hua Maine Condacht`con-
tending for the hostages
...,' xvii 136.6 (Tig.) =gellsine, CS
44.23 =geillsine, FM i176.10 .co tartadh E. a ngeilsine
do o Laignib, LL 393b39 .dlighidh ... righ Airghiall ó
45righ hErind saer-ghéillsine for a ghiallaibh`free-hostageship
for his hostages
,' BR 142.y .Cf. Fen. 364.15 .táet im gelsini
sea is ferr dó oldás celsine óctigernd, LU 5590 =chēllsine,
TBC² 1107 .Cf. TBC 1614 .in ti ro bo saer ... ocus du nar
dliged gellsine, Laws v 18.15 Comm. rotairbir fo smacht
50ocus fo geilsini ... do Gallaib, Cog. 48.10 .fo gheillsine Gall,
40.2 .do bátar ... i ngéillsine mhóir dhó .i. cét orc ┐ cét laegh
... SG 87.31 .dia fuasluccad asin geilsine imbatar, D iv 2
72rb42 .geillsine agus coimhdeacht I Conchúbhair d'fhia-
chaibh air, Kilk. Arch. Soc. J. ii 346.19 . Applied to the
55religious sphere:nongeba-som Crist ina geilsine .i. ina
munteras, LU 983 = RC xx 268.19 .ar m'oilithre ┐ ar mo
geilsine don Coimde, BNnÉ 302 § 10.

géilsinecht n(géilsine)ā,f. service,vassalship: g s. dobera
Crist lóg a geilsinechta do, ACC § 89 Comm. ( RC xx 268. )
60 Cf. Lib. Hym. i 177.482 .

1 geilt n f. one who goesmadfromterror; apanic-stricken
fugitivefrombattle; acrazyperson living in the woods and
supposed to beendowedwith thepoweroflevitation; alunatic.
See Irish Mirabilia in Speculum Regale ( Ériu iv 11 § 18 ).
65Translated byvolatilis, RC xvii 229.19 = xxiv 54.3 = CS
122.8 . As sobriquet:Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar
geltacht, Laws iii 88.3 .nídam nia acht am geilt ghand | Dia
dorad i cert mo chond, Corm. p. 34 (s.v. ong) = Buile Ṡ. 40.11 .
amail geilt cin aslach uilc like an innocent, ZCP vi 266 § 3 .
70 geilt in mara(of Lí Ban), SG.237.28 . Seemuir-geilt,s.v.
muir.fuil na geilte, Anecd. ii 26 § 5 .voc. a gheilt ghnío-
mhach ghér, Buile Ṡ. 138.10 .pl. naoi ngelti dibh do dol
for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 ; ib. 48.11 (ngeilte).geltai,
RC xvii 229.19 (Tig.).im naei ngelta, xxiv 54 § 14 .ra
75garbhgortgholgrechaig na ngelt, CCath. 4355 .rith fri gel-
taib, CRR § 38 .clithar boiscell .i. gelti no elti, Auraic. 5554 .
Cf. 5551 ; 1185 and Anecd. iii 43.16 .geltimay be a gloss
on a fanciful etymology ofboiscellasbaos céille.Cf. Hard.
ii 296.12 .nach n-éirigheann mar na geilte i mbárr na
80gcraobh, ITS xvii 110.26 (Ó Cearbhalláin).geilt glinne (a)
spriteof theglen: Glenn mBolcáin ... | ima ngairid geilte
glinne, Buile Ṡ. 40.x .bocánaigh agus bádhbha agus geilte
glinne agus deamhain aidhéir, ITS xxiv 28.21 .┐ do síl na
geilti nglinne sinn fein, Irish Texts iv 17.1 . Formed on analogy
85ofgeniti glinne,s.v. genit.
(b)name of somebird(?): dí gheilt glinne Ghleanna Smóil,
PRIA 1 Ser. vii 190 (from poem enumerating various
birds and animals). Dimin.geltánandgeltagán,q.v.