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gentlidecht n(gentlide)ā,f. (a) paganism,heathenism:
d'ḟorcetul a thusnigti robatar hi ṅgentlidecht, Lat. Lives,
90.2 .co n-id cotarsna in génntligecht do'n Cristaigecht,
PH 720 ; 725 .
(b) heathen sorcery,magic: draidecht ┐ génntlidhecht ┐
sénairecht, LB 258b81 .fuaratar ... tre geintlidhecht ocus
5tre iodhaladhradh(of magic discovery of buried treasures),
Cog. 114.29 .draoi ... ré tuar maitheasa nó uilc ... a los ...
a gheintlidheachta, Keat. ii 5333.
(c) Inpl. heathenish contrivancesorengines (used by the
Saracens in sieges) :dochuaidh docum in tuir ... maille
10sassaibh ┐ re genttlighechta imdha, RC xix 282.5 ( Fier.
§ 211 ).dentar innsaighe ... maille reighthibh ┐ re ginnt-
lighechta ele, ib. 154.x (§ 138).

gentliucht n(based on Lat.gentilis)ā,f. gentilism,heathenism;
esp.heathen lore,wizardry,heathen spells,etc.: i scéláibet
15senchassaib rectoetgeintlecte, Wb. 31b14 .fri dubrechtu
gentliuchtae, Thes. ii 357.5 ( Hy. vii 51 ).ro milled in gentlecht,
Fél. Prol. 213 .ni roadairset in Coimdid acht génntliucht
┐ adrad hídal, LB 128a30 .nachn-erbbad i ṅgentliucht, na
n-erbbad i fírinne, ZCP xi 88 § 56 .[tin]tud ngeindtlechta,
20 Laws i 8.16 .intuth i ngintlecht, O'C. 758 ( H.3.18,358b ).
combtar fortilde for suthib cerd ngenntlichtæ, RC xii 56.16
( CMT § 1 ). LU 4413 .Cf. Anecd. i 19.19 .rachuaid im
munigin ... a gessi ┐ a gentliuchta, TTr. 362 ( LL 222a20 ).
rolā ... tūathi ocus gentlecht isna hilblassaib sin`charms and
25heathen spells
,' Aisl. MC 5 .mucca gentliuchta, RC xiii
448 § 34 .d'ḟoghlaim druidhechta ┐ geindtliuchta ┐ ḟeasa
diabuil, BB 27b10 ; 19a33 .Cf.with above :expelle
gentilitatem ab homine isto, Stowe Missal,p. 5 .transforma-
vit se in multis formis per gentilitatem, RC xxiv 276 § 9.

30 gentraige n(1 gen.) (a)one of thethree kindsormodesof
magic music (it produced laughter in all who heard it) :sūan-
traige ┐ gentraige ocus golltraige, ZCP iv 36 § 10 = TBF 120 .
gentraigi .i. trēidi imefuilnge gen, Corm. Y 722 .sephainn
gendtraigi co mbatar hi subai ┐ forbfáilti, RC xii 80 § 73 .
35 sepainn genntraigi doib co tibsiot a mna, 108 § 164 .roṡeind
gentride conadcorastar i ṅgen ṅgaire, xiii 438 § 8 .
(b)Personified as amythical harper(one of the three sons
of Boänn, who were each named from the strains played in
turn on the Dagda's harp when their mother was giving them
40birth) : Trī derbrāthri a trīur .i. Gentraige ┐ Golltraige
┐ Sūantraige, ZCP iv 36 § 10 = TBF 17.21 .

gentraiges n(1 gen) laughter-producing music: rotsephain
gentraighes comboi Cuch. ag sirgaire, RC vi 183.16 .

genum n asword (B. na Filed) :mo genum im duais ro boi,
45 LL 208a8 ( IT i 162.4 =mo ghenam, Ed.).genam .i. claidh-
eamh ... im duais .i. im laim, O'Dav. 1065 .selais mu genum
a muin .i. tescaid mu chlaideb a munel, LL 208a17 ( IT i
163.2 ).

genus xsee1,2and3 genas.

50 geocach n(< Eng.joke?)o,m. amime, astrolling musician,
amountebank . gl.mimus, Ir. Gl. 513 .rí Fer cell ... do
marbadh don Géoccach Húu Aillén, RC xviii 29.14 (Tig.)
= CS 312.8 ; FM ii 990.1 .bud binde leó geōcaid | nā ceōil
corta (crotv.l.) ō thsāithibh, ZCP x 49.27 .bean deigheinigh
55... re gnath-geaogeachaib, AU iii 634.21 .do cherrbhachuibh
... do gheócachuibh, Mac Aingil 214 .éadach is béile na
sruithgheocach, Ó Bruad. ii 198 § x .

geogain xseegeognad.

geognad n(formed from redupl. pret. ofgonaid) wounding,
60 slaying: gresacht, ocus geognad ... na n-gaiscedach,
MR 238.5 . Alsogeogain:atracht a bruth ... iarna geogain,
BB 433b11 .

1 geóin n f. confused noise,uproar: geóin in morslóigh ic
gabháil in margaidh, CCath. 477 .geoin na cath ic comruc,
65 906 . 2463 ; 4437 .lasin ngeoin moir ┐ lasin ngrithghair,
4633 .ro eirich geoin mór sa m-bruighin, Celt. Rev. ii 108.10 .

2 geóin n f.` assurance,certainty,proof ,' O'R. :in ininnraigh
vi seoit isi a geoin, O'C. 1825 ( 23 Q 6,47 a ) =isí a haithne,
O'C. 304 ( H.3.18,167 ).in t-urrad bis a comithi na comgaiti
70.i. nocha da deoin no nocha da geoin not willingly or with
full knowledge
(?), O'C. 2568 ( Eg. 88,f. 48 (49)a ).

geolbach n thegillsof afish, thejowl, thethroat: focerd ...
bedg gusind ēcne ┐ gaibid ┐ brissis a geolbach, ZCP iv 40.5
=gaibid a oílech, LL ( TBF 210 ).ó earr go hardghoilmhioch
75(of a salmon), ML 38.w .ro bris góilmech in bratáin, SG
398.25 ( Eg. 1782 ).geolmhac`a jowl,'geolmhac bradáin, O'R.

geósadán n o,m.`a smallstack,shaft,arrow ,' O'R. :deal-
bobhmaid-ne sluag draidheachta umad-sa do na geosada-
naibh sanaisi, CF 111 =na ngasán sonuis, Eg. and seegas
80 sanais.

gepta n agate: g. ¤ Flonndruiss, Fl. Earls 30.17 .aird-gepta
cosnamha na Fraingce(of Amiens), 30.2 .ag geptaigip in
baile, 32.z .Cf. geata.

gér adj o,ā sharp,keen: (a) In physical sense :comrac arm
85ṅ-gér, TBC 797 .iṅgni ... cruindgéra, 212 .co scenaib
glasgéraib, LU 3888 ( SC § 40 ).Mac Ruaidri na renn roger,
MacCarthy 434 § 1 .cu cloich ṅgéir, PH 5733 .carruic
ghéur sharp-pointed , 1 Sam. xiv 4.
(b) In abstract sense keen,intense: rommain ar gāibthib
géraib, Hy. vi.26 .ar iffern ṅgér ṅgenech, Fél. Ep. 538 .fīr
ṅgér,a sharp ordeal, BDD² 712 .Bás meic ríg ... bid gním
gér, TFerbe 106 .cath Géisille géar,fierce fight, Content. ii
5§ 43 .Of illnessesacute: eslanti gera, Mack. Cat. 46.23 .
O'Gr. Cat. 210.32 .galair ghéara gháibhtheacha, TSh. 516 .
ḟiabruis géra=febres acutae, 23 K 42,39.22 .Of tastesalt,
acid: na spisrud nger, Irish Texts v 78.26 .biada saillte
na gera, 80.31 .Of satirebiting,virulent: trí drude denma
10glam n-gér, LU 10547 .mac in druith al-lus glám ṅgér,
Ériu ix 49 § 32 .glam gér .i. ainmedh i t'agaid, O'Dav. 1430.
casaoide chruaidh ghéar, TD 22.56 . ib. 34.35 .Of sounds
sharp,shrill: rosgrech ... co ... roger, ZCP vi 99.21 .Of per-
sonssharp-tongued,railing: in cainti ba geriu ┐ ba gortiu ...
15bai i n-Hériu, Hib. Min. 65.3 .a bhfhocair mná géire with a
brawling woman
, Prov. xxv 24 .géar rom ghabh ní gus
aniogh, Dán Dé xxix 6. Of animals :masa elta gési gér
`sharp-voiced,' MU² 469. In favourable sense intelligent,
keen-witted,acute: seanchus grinn géar, Content. xvi § 183 .
20 ní aorfainnse ... an ghnúis ... ngéir, TD 23.20 .Cf. Dánta
Gr. 38.8 .Equative : geraither cloidem, TBC 5601 (St.).
gérither altan berrtha, MR 20.3 .gerithir a gae ri ailt, LL
44b27 . As alleg.npr m. Glas ┐ Ger ┐ Guba. See also
Heldensage(Index).
25Compds. (1) Prefixed to noun or adj. : ¤ acre:dia do
ghuasocht dá ngéar-agra`if thou strictly urgest,' Dán Dé xvi
15 . ¤ aithech:Garaidh géir-ethach`afierce vassal ,' Ériu i
30.232 . ¤ betha apainful life , O'Dav. 338 . ¤ breth asevere
judgment: an ghérbhreith aithrighe the severe penance, O'Gr.
30Cat. 36.36 . ¤ cert? :ni frith fri geirchert ... ecnaid no drui
(: Eigept), SR 3229 . ¤ cúis subtlety , Prov. i 4 . ¤ cúnntas
astern reckoning , Donlevy 484.11 . ¤ daith:bronnaidh a
ghroigh go gérdaith with eager promptness, IGT Decl. ex. 354 .
¤ eolus exact knowledge , AU iii 574.10 . ¤ fáebar sharp edge ,
35 Mart. Don. xxxv 22 . ¤ fáebrach keen-edged: bád glasa
gérḟaebracha a dhi tṡleig, Cóir An. § 6 =glas géarfhaobhrach,
Keat. ii 1956 . ¤ gairmnech shrill: gol ... goirt gergairmnech,
ZCP x 413.7 . ¤ gním mortification,austerity: géir-ghníomha
goirte na haithrighe, TSh. 8813 . ¤ gorm intensely blue: na
40gulbnig gergorma, LL 142a20 . ¤ guasacht acute danger;
a ffuair ... do ghaibhthibh ┐ do ghérgusachtaibh d'easbaidh
bhídh, FM v 1662.2 . ¤ guinech sharp-wounding , FM i 334.6 .
a cholann ghearghuinioch, RC xxiii 12.12 . ¤ iarnaide:an
sagart do léigen as na gériarnaighibh(i.e.from his fetters),
45 Ériu v 92.14 . ¤ inntlechtach keen-witted,acute , TSh. 2252 .
¤ láided earnestly exhorting: iar ngresacht ┐ iar ngérlaoidheadh
a bhecc slóicch, FM v 1356.18 . ¤ loscad burning fiercely,
searing: ceó ... tighe dha géarlosgadh, Ériu i 22.104 .
¤ menma apprehension(?),intentness(?),anxiety(?) : atá
50germenma in t-ṡlóig form-sa, TBC 552 ; 498 ; 1467 . ¤ nemnech
agonising: gnáth-ghalar ... géir-neimhneach, TSh. 8239 .
¤ oll:nī dīghainn mo glēs gēroll, ZCP xiii 8.5 . ¤ radarc sharp
sight: géradharc an uilc, Mac Aingil 21.4 . ¤ rennach keen-
bladed: tri .l. gai gerrandach, BDD² p. 68 § 165 (St.). TD 7.4 ;
55 16.68 . ¤ scrútad close investigation , Donlevy 68.w . ¤ smacht
harsh rule,severity: géar-smacht an chéastúnaigh, TSh. 6383
(severitas tortoris, Neh. i 2 ). ¤ tind:robidgc in gái gluair
gerthind, SR 6076 . ¤ tuicse keen intelligence: a léightheóir
gherthuigse, Flower Cat. 574.4 . ¤ urnaighthe fervent prayer ,
60 BNnÉ 227 § 129.
(2) Prefixed to verbs : ¤ gaibid binds securely: ro croclaigid
ra cendsaigid ro glaccaid ┐ ro gergabaid ┐ tuccaid ar culu
dun catraig, BB 238b53 . ¤ lenaid persecutes: do geirleanfuidis
sinn, Donlevy 90.2 . ¤ scrútaid incites(?) : ilimat a fert ┐ a
65mhírbal ... gēr-scrūdaiss sin intinn-chroidheda na rēgiōn
`incited the minds,' Fl. Earls 132.17 .