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1 gel adj o,ā fair,white,bright,shining: luaichtidiu .i. aittoitech
75.i. giul(gl.fulgida), Ml. 40d4 .geal(gl.albus), Ir. Gl. 659 .
O'Mulc. 632 , 690 .gel,i.e. geluōn reod, Corm. Y 680 .geal
.i. caindleach, Lec. Gl. 477 .geal .i. cain, Stowe Gl. 417 . Of
garments:co caslaib lín gil, FA § 4 .lenti gela, Hog. Nenn.
60.3 . Of complexion, limbs,etc.:a dá ngrúaid ngormgela,
80 BDD 100 d . TD 8.19 .fa réaltainn chorcra an chnis ghil,
25.16 .il-láim ragil, RC xx 10 § 3 .gela det, IT i 132.36
( LU 10849 ). Of metals, weapons,etc.:do argut gil white
silver
, AU i 464.z (an. 946 ). Cog. 94.6 .na gcolg slisgheal,
TD 9.23 . Of the colour of the winds:in derg ocus in buide
85itir ngaith ngil ocus corcra, Laws i 26.34 Comm. ,cf. SR 57 .
Of the sun:grían gel, Fél. Feb. 10. Prol. 4 . Of scenery:
gort geal nach bī fa barr a field lying fallow (?), Arch. iii 236 § 5 .
(Cf. geal`stubble,' O'R. )tulach géiggeal`brightly-foliaged,'
TD 4.17 . Of animals and inanimate objects:in n-elta do
gésib gela, TBC 1327 .each geal, ZCP viii 220 § 27 .tige
snechtaidi márgela, RC ix 476.6 .amal olaind ngil, PH 6200 .
na ceirtli gela, Laws i 152.19 Comm. bairgen geal, ZCP
5 vi 283.25 .bhí sé geal(of manna), Ex. xvi 31 .Fig. cona
cléir gil gríanaig, Fél.² Nov. 1 .a ṅanmann it gela illustrious ,
May 19 .dúan gel, IGT Decl. ex. 354 .Equative:gilidir
casnaide white as wood-shavings, Ériu iv 94 § 13a .gilithir
tonn, tic dar trácht, 96 § 17 .gilidir snechta n-oen-aidche,
10 TTr. 1530 ( LL 237b14 ).Cf. IT i 119.25 .gilithir fírinni ic
flaith, Ériu ix 47 § 17 .Compar.:airdri ... as giliu grianuibh,
Ériu ii 98.3 .drech fa gili inā gach grūadh, ZCP vii 304 § 9 .
Used assubst., whiteness,bright-coloured surface: slabrad
... dar gel a gualand, TTr. 1545 ( LL 237b34 ).geal a ngríos-
15ghruaidheadh, TD 21.43 .
Compds. ¤ argat:slabrad gelarggit, TTr. 1545 .bretnass
gelairgit, RC xxiv 200.4 . ¤ bán candidus:cleirchén gelbán,
cáin a lí, LL 37b54 ( Auraic. 5203 ). Fél. Ep. 287 . ¤ báne pure
whiteness: is argit gel ara gelbane, LL 371a42 . ¤ blad` bright
20 renown ,' FM ii 752.11 . ¤ Bóinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1 . ¤ brecc
variegated with white, RC xxi 399 § 46 . ¤ briathrach fair-
spoken(?): geilbriathrach cach flaitheamain, Arch. iii 230.139 .
¤ buide:Niall g.`Tawny N.' AU ii 368.17 . ¤ cloch hail-
stone , CF Eg. 13 . ¤ cnes white skin, TBC 5568 . RC ix
25490.6 . CCath. 4671 . TFerbe 26 . ¤ cnesta white-skinned:
corp g., TBC 5309 . ¤ corcra rosy: cossa gelchorcrai, RC ix
490.4 .dá ngrúad ng., BDD 100 d, n. 8 . ¤ corp, RC ix 490,
n. 4 . ¤ crécht a white scar(=vestigia cicatricis), Lat. Lives
60.1 .foillechta in g. ib. 47 . ¤ cruithnecht white wheat,
30 Aisl. MC 37.10 . ¤ derg brightred,crimson(?): brat g., BDD
114 . ¤ dét white tooth , ML 62.19 . ¤ féle puremodesty(?):
friar Coimdid co. ṅgeḟéle, SR 8075 . ¤ gainmide white-sanded ,
CF Eg. 8 . ¤ gairthe brightruddy , Dánta Grádha²,70.11 .
¤ gart, SR 2375 . ¤ glass brightblue , LL 230b28 ( TTr. 992 ).
35 ¤ glór clearvoice: Filistín ... línib gelglor (: dermor), SR
5407 . ¤ gnúis fairface , SR 4334. 4584 . ¤ grúad: coṅglonnaib
gelgrúad coemrád, SR 2750 . ¤ iarnn steel: glais geilia[i]rnd,
Ériu ii 4.13 . ¤ maidm a bloodless victory, FM iv 752.8 .
¤ mérach white-fingered: a lama gasda gelmeracha, ZCP x
40305.17 . CF Eg. 48 . AS 148 . ¤ miad stainless honour (?), Laws
i 10.29 . ¤ sciath a whiteshield , AS 231 , 1564 . Rawl.
B 506,f. 27c ( O'D. 2293 ).in eret bus leir gelsciath ar muir,
Ériu xi 98.16 . ¤ tesc a silverdish: .x. ngeiltesca (gl..i.
míasa airgit), Ériu ii 4.14 . ¤ torad pureprofit(?): mar gel-
45toradh, BB 279a1 =mar ghlanthoradh, BR 216.12 . ¤ trácht
white strand, CF 492 .Fig.(of a man's body)tar cech g. don
rigfeindig, Acall. 6201, n . ¤ tulchach havingfair hills: fán
dtír ... gealtolchaigh, Misc. Celt. Soc. 352.y .an ḟuinn
ghealtolchaigh, TD 16.10 .

50 ? 2 gel: ind ut estgeal fir nat ferba forbertatar for a inchaib,
Three Ir. Gl. 19.x =gel fir ferba nad forbrethar (nad ferbai
forbertatarv.l.) fer īar n-inchaib, Corm. Y 584 .airleghadh
emh | gel do incaib, BB 62b39 =géill, Tec. Corm. 3.34 .

gelach n ā,f. moon: do tsholus gnáth gun ghealaigh, Studies
55 1918, 453 § 11 .os coinne na gréine agus na gealuidhe, Jer.
viii 2 .ni thiobhra an ghealach a soillsi, Matt. xxiv 29 .
pl. na gealacha núadha, Is. i 13 .fear gealaighe`alunatic ,'
Coneys .

gelaid v(gel) denom. ITrans.makeswhite,bleaches: gibé
60cerd do gheal a grúaidh | fúair a ṡeal don derg na díaigh,
IGT Decl. ex. 701 .puipli na naom ... ro gelta(i.e.with
snow), SG 35.10 ; ib. 12 .Do ghealfadh mé an malaidh
nduibh, Studies 1928, 452.19 .gile ina leine an lá gealtar,
KMMisc. 168 § 9 .Saoirfhear a ndeas ó Chodhal chláir-
65leabhar | dar báinghealadh toradh is meas míonMhumhan,
Studies 1929, 594.7 .vn. a gcruth nách éidir le haon ghlana-
dóir [éaduighe] ... a ngealadh, Mark ix 3.
IIIntrans.growswhite,shines: cuain ghorma bha
ngealann grian, Ériu v 64.183 .Cf. fuinn chnódhonna i
70ngealann grian, TD 9.35 .ní i n-aoin-fheacht ghealas an
ghrian, DDána 93 § 22.

gelaigid v(gel) denom. ITrans. brightens,gives lightto:
an ri rogeluid gréin, BCC § 425 =rogelaigh, ZCP x 53 § 10.
IIIntrans.growswhite(with blossom),blossoms: O Haodha
75... da ngealaidh craobha ar ccromadh, Top. Poems 90.8 .

gelán n(gel)o,m. brightness, aflash,whiteness: reithes grian
ar grís-reannaib ... gealain, MR 112.21 .gelán, or more
commonly tene (saiget) geláin (gelán) lightning: in tan
tánic saiget gelán do nim chuci, LU 2794 ( PRIA 2 Ser. ii
80[1883] 172 ).nimtair duinebad gelain, MS. Mat. 633.23
( LB 242b83 ).nonanaig ar thenid ṅgellan, Goid. 104.14 =
Hy. i 87.24 .díass do marbadh do thenidh gelan, RC xviii
27.21 (Tig.).dofuitt di daigir (.i. teine gelān), ZCP xii 237
§ 61 .tene gelain, Aen. 102 =t. gealan 225 , 729 . AU i
85598.9 (an. 1056 ). CS 270.7 .g. ¤ na súl thecornea:gl.tunica
sclerotica, Ir. Gl. 168 ; 23 K 42 101.3 .┐ gealan na sul do
dul ar claochlod=albumina oculorum, Irish Texts v 64 § 47 .
g. ¤ uighi the white of an egg, O'Gr. Cat. 225.5 .gealan uighe
cerc, Irish Texts v 5.6 .gealan ugh, ib. 76.9 .is inchuir a
naimseraib fuara gealan ┐ buidhen, ib. 3 § 3 .