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gellaid v Cf. gillim, LB 214a66 ( Aisl. MC 21.6 ). (a) pledges
oneself,vows,promises:withDOof person to whom promise
55is made:ce gellaid ... ni comalland, Laws v 124.14 Comm.
is iat-sede na comallat o gním in maith gellait o bélaib those
are they that do not fulfil by deed the good which they promise
with their lips
, RC iv 250 § 15 .Cf. ii 388 § 13 .ni geallaim-si
a n-ioc so I do not promise to heal them, TBC p. 619, n. 5
60(St.).an ro gellad damsa ... tucthar dam, LU 10899 .`isim
egen tra' ol Fer Baeth `darindgult' (gl..i. ro gellus), 6019 .
rogell Patraic ... do Shenpatraic, Lib. Hymn. 103.66 n .ra
gellaisiu teiched remumsa, TBC 6060 ; 3026 .ní fil ní nad
gellfad dar cend a enig, 817 .ni ragam do Ierusalem cia
65rogellsamm dula ind, Hog. Nenn. 72.z .ro gell Irūath ...
nāch bīad a dīn for talmain Herod vowed..., ZCP viii 114
§ 17 .gillim fiad nduilemain I vow before the Creator, Aisl. MC
21.6 .rogheall ó Bhoirintt go Luimneach do lot he vowed he
would destroy from
..., FM v 1746.4 . Foll. byFRI(RE) of
70person:do gellatar riu tir, Laws i 20.x Comm. PH 897 .
is fiach o gelltar ri (v.l.do) nech a promise made to a person
is a debt incurred
, Ériu ix 48 § 25 . TTebe 684 . Passing into
sense foretells: dingna Eirenn ... a mbeith i fás is a fán | is
edh sin ro geall Ruadhán, SG 70.42 .atchiu nél glas gellus
75brón, 230.27 .amail rusgellsad draidi ... doib, RC xiii 222.23 .
faitsine geallus maith duit, xliii 102 § 105 . Ériu iii 168 § 24 .
do gheall Críosd ... go ndinginte a dhiúltadh-san, Dán Dé
xx § 6 ; xv § 18 .
(b) pledges: dligit nad ngellai oenach forru(of relations
80of king to his `tuath'), Laws iv 332.14 [`it is their right that
he do not pledge them to hold an assembly
,' Mac Neill].gillfit di
comad e ara baruch asidrula cini eta saidbre (leg.gillfid ?)
he shall give a pledge, Laws i 120.27 Comm. Is í rogell
Coinculainn o[i]dchchi samna dia saighid, Dinds. 53
85(RC xv and ZCP ix 198 , BB =rodál, LL).rí fían ...
rangell`held him in pledge,' Met. Dinds. iii 250.119 . ?ni
gelliub-sa acht fri indraic I shall not accept a pledge (?)
except from a proper person,' Laws ii 122.15 Comm. Fig.
wagers: `Ro gellsom,' ol Mongán, `ocus in fili ucut im
aidid Fothaid' the poet and I have made a wager (lit. exacted
pledges from each other) regarding
..., Im. Br. i 47.21 ( LU
10979 ).
5(c) givesinpledge: colpach gelluid gach n-oidhchi(of a
hostage-surety), Laws ii 132.4 Comm. nech nad gella di
troscud .i. nech na tabair gell do scuir troisc[th]e(sic leg.
WS)he who does not give pledges [to settle] after fasting, i
114.15 Comm. Cf. O'D. 539 ( H.3.17, c.433 ).gellta dib la
10Coirpre pledges were given for them by C., Laws i 64.6 .C.
rogell in athgabhail C. gave pledges for the distraint, 66.25
Comm.
(d) testifies: is andsin rodgella marbh for bíu, IT iii 201.15 .
cidphe gellus dít ... im anmaim icom adrad gellfassa de fiad
15ili whoever testifies of thee ... I will bear witness of him, Trip.
140.19 = ZCP x 41.21 .
(e) ?ní rogelta(=in rogellta; nirbo gelta v.ll.)aguide ,
Met. Dinds. iii 298.16 .
Vn. gellad,u m. pledging,promising; apledge, apromise:
20 a gellad do scaradh fri gach caingin indligthig, Laws v
124.13 gl.na comaillfed a gellad fri Dia, PH 3056 .leis an
ngealladh gealltar leis, Studies 1919, 258 § 19 .na fir nar ob
gealladh, Content. xxviii 64 .tar ghealladh against your
promise
, v 183 .g s. lanad gellta a full pledge, Laws v 416.21
25gl.comad uidi anta uidi (a) gellta so that its period of stay
is its period of pledging
, i 176.30 Comm. i n-āge a gellta at
the time it was promised
, BColm. 92.3 .dol tar bharr a
gheallta, TSh. 3672 .pl. fátsine ┐ gellta in choimded frínd,
PH 2546 .tréna ngealltaibh dhamh, Studies 1924, 242 § 11 .
30Alsogellamain,q.v. infra.

gellam n o,m. apromise: dobertsat a moide ┐ a ngeallamh
im chomhall diaroile, FM vi 2052.23 .don tí d'á ndéantar an
geallamh, TSh. 5178 .g s. do chomhall a gheallaimh, 6138 .
ag athfhriotal an gheallaimh tug ... do Ch., Keat. iii 1559.

35 gellamain i,f.Used asvn.ofgellaidin sense of promising;
also apromise, avow: ag geallamhuin sáoirsiona dóibh ...,
2 Peter ii 19. Luke xxiv 49 .g s. doréir a gheallamhna,
Mart. Don. xxix 24 .ar ndrud aimsire na geallamhna, Acts
vii 17 . Donl. 216.4 .pl. nageallamhnacha , Rom. ix 4 .
40 Donl. xx.12 ; 216.19 .

? gellan: ind find Gormlaith, gellan a llí, RC 47 , 310.y ( LL
140b41 ).

gelliti xseegenit.

? gellrand: ind Gan[n] Geanand greassaib gellrand (: Seangand),
45 BB 29a6 .Leg. gelrand?Cf. duan gel, IGT ex. 354.

gelltaidecht n superintendence(?) : gan maer Gaill a geall-
taideacht ara Gaidealaib`presiding over' (?), Hy Many
139.21 .bídh guasacht san ghealltoidheacht`there is risk in
seizing one (i.e.a pledge)
,' DDána 7 § 25.

50 gelltanus n o,m. apromise: in gelltanus ┐ na minna doberid
... ní coimlid é, RC vii 361.22 .g s. do bridh ... an gelltanais
tuc C.C. doib, BCC § 219.

gelmar adj o,ā bright,white: ōs grēin gelmair`als die weisse
Sonne
,' Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 5.

55 1 gelt ā,f. vn.ofgelid (a) grazing,feeding: serrech ... bís
oc geilt, Three Ir. Gl. 41 s.v. serrach.amail geilt da each i
carait, Fél.² 190.22 .arigsitár in geilt geltatár ind eich, LU
4733 .elta do gésib sin tecait ... do geilt for maigib ...
hErend, TBC 1331 ; 548 .is geilt ængeóid, Hib. Min. p. 66.11 .
60 iar n-imbulg, ba garb a ngeilt`herding' (of cattle), Met.
Dinds. iii 370.61 .forrgid gealeas tar geilt níndrich beyond
lawful grazing
, Laws iv 108.13 .clann Neimid ... ar geilt
féoir`living on grass,' Ériu iv 156.12 .gelt .i. gerrad(i.e.
cropping?), Stowe Gl. 410 .g s. bo geilte, Laws ii 252.22
65Comm.
(b) Inpl.abst. for concrete, pastures. Cf. geltib(gl.
stabula), Phil. Ecl. vi 60 ( Thes. ii 361 ).tucait a n-eich ... ┐ a
ṅgrega d'ḟergeltaib ┐ scoraib, TBC 72 .ar na geltaib sin
tairisit na héoin ┐ na hethaiti, MU² 391 .imrulat dar garbaib
70gelt(over `dar galaib gart' in MS), SR 3441 .glaisiu
geltaibh gort greener than pastures is ivy, Auraic. 1189 . See
alsogleth,glé, andgeltboth.

2 gelt n amadman , see1 geilt.

gelta adj.(?),epithet of Cormac grandfather of Cathaír Mór:
75 Cormac gelta gaeth in gass, Rawl. 83a47 .meic Corbmaic
g. ¤ gaeth, 118b36 .caurad gaïle g. ¤ gaeth, 116a7 . Keat. ii
2652 , 4026 . Origin unknown to compiler of Cóir Anmann:
Cormac Gealtai gáeth.ní ḟeadamair co leíg, § 197 .

geltach adj(geilt)o,ā (a) crazy,insane: gealtán gealtach,
80 Buile Ṡ. 30 § 21 . ?glac duibgealtaig gortaigh, IT iii 101
§ 182 .
(b) timid,skittish: each chruthghlan nāch gealtach garg,
Measgra D. 15.9 .Cf. geltech.

geltachas n(geltach)m. panic,terror,madness: dul re gaoith
85agus re gealtachus, RC i 43.23 .

geltacht n(geilt)ā,f. panic,terror,frenzy,insanity: naoi
ngelti dibh do dol for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 .tuc síneadh
ar a cholainn o talmain co n-deachaigh re gaith ┐ re gealtacht,
CF 316 .Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar geltacht, Laws iii
88.3 .conid re g. ¤ ocus re genidecht ro cind comairli, MR
236.12 .cidh rottuc ar gealtacht thú, Buile Ṡ. 102.14 .an
cú bhíos ar bheagan muirne | méin gealtachta as gnáth sa
5gcoin, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 191.50 .mar do chuir [Dia] i
ngealtacht é, TSh. 3463 .naonbhar ... lotar hi faindeal ┐ i
ngealtacht as in cath sin, FM i 318.1 (=ix. uolatiles .i.
geltai, Tig. RC xvii 229.19 . =gealta, CS 122.8 ).g s. re gabad
na gealtachta, MR 232.9 .