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gerb n ā,f. ascab, anitching sore,mange: at nó gearb ... a
ccroiceann a feola, Lev. xiii 2 .pl. gearba claimh`ascab ,'
Eg. Gl. 355 .coimil don inad a mbia in bruth no na gerba,
Irish Texts ii 84.7 .don lucht ara mbi bruth no gearba,
23 K 42,323.21 .esláinte gráineamhla, mar atá bolgach nó
cláimhe nó gearba, Eochairsgiath 93.33 .

gerbach adj(gerb)o,ā scabby,mangy:gl.rugosus, Ir. Gl. 652 .
5 clamh nó gearbach, Lev. xxi 20 .sechnad comriachtain ... re
mnai carraig no gerbuigh cum ... scabiosa, Irish Texts v 62.6 .

gercaide adj(gercc?q.v.)io,iā like agrouse(?): do ghob
gercaide, IT iii 104 § 202.

gercc n I ā,f. the name of somebird; aheath-bird, agrouse(?):
10 atracht gercc a gurt lodain, Arch. iii 310 § 6 =gerg, ZCP xii
361.4 .anocht ni chodail in gerg | os fraochaib anfaid imaird |
binn foghar a gotha gloin`grouse (?),' Duan. Finn i 84.34 .
g s. guth gléghlan gaircce, Buile Ṡ. 102 § 49 .pl. giugraind
gergga cocrait gáir, LL 297b45 ( SG 365.z ).g p. gotha gearg
15um ghlaislinn, IGT Decl. ex. 1560. Its cry was a means of
divination:ná hadhair do ghothaibh gerg (greaghv.l.) ...
ná sén ar bith cé, ZCP vii 303 § 14. n
II o,m. Fig. of akingorwarrior: for Āed n-Ingor,
forsin gercc, ZCP xii 234 ( Baile in Scáil § 47 ).d'fuil ríg,
20rogerg na rochor`champion of famous compacts,' Met. Dinds.
iii 344.84 .Flann gerg, CS 114.9 = FM i 302.10 .gearg .i.
garg, O'Cl. is a false inference from this sense. ?cælach
feda ar faga | uair gerga ┐ gala, IT iii 94 § 143 . Asnpr m.
Gerg, TFerbe 93 .g s. Geirg, 62 .

25 gérchúisech adj subtle,ingenious: Prov. vii 10. Exod. xxxi 4 ;
xxxv 35 .

? gercnat n(fem.dimin. ofgerc?):nach cūalo gercnat don
gléo ? | is marb Conn Cētchathach cūa, Fianaig. 42 § 3.

gére n(gér)iā,f. sharpness: do ghéri do shlege, Mer. Uil. 57 .
30 uisce sleibe nímsása coibchi co ngeire ngnusa, O'Dav. 329
= O'Mulc. 180 .Fig.acrimony ,air is mór a ngeri sidi
` savageness ,' Ml. 75b1 .eider ingin is māthair | bīaidh ferg
gnāth is gēre, ZCP x 50.26 . intensity,severity: ar ghéire ar
nguil, IGT Decl. ex. 1120 .ruc Dauid, ba géire gúr, | in
35déde sin o Saúl it was a sore insult(?), SR 6391 .a ghéire
ghoineas ... é`the sharpness with which it wounds him,' TSh.
4409 . acuteness: ríg cen géri, cen grinni, Met. Dinds. iii
24.315 .Berach immorro ainm fuair trésin rinn-áithe ┐ tre
géire a fhert ┐ a míorbal, BNnÉ 26 § 16 .fer ... co ngéri
40inntlechta, Aisl. MC 105.15 . keenness,edge(of appetite): ger
a gēreab eo [quod est] rumenatio , Corm. Y 701 .ger ┐ gere
.i. geraebraice.i.ruminatio. gere didiu accobar cocnama,
O'Mulc. 641 .géri ocus gorti, Aisl. MC 95.1 .co n-géri chon
with the keenness of a hound, ib. 3.12 .benuidh dhiom géire
45`they drive hunger from me,' Buile Ṡ. 116.23 .o ratairned ...
a ngeri ┐ a n-accorus, TTebe 484 .

? gérenach: ind ranic co gérenach Gall | in rí dedenach Domnall,
LL 130b2 .

gerg xseegercc.

50 gerga n fierceness(?): uair gerga ┐ gala, IT iii 94 § 143.

gergaile: g s. dia sathairnn na sechtmaine ... | firfid graphainn
gergaile, | amal choire for fichud, SR 8203 . Compd. ofgal,
vn.offichid boils(?)

? gergara n(alsogerrgara)thecalforshankof theleg (<gerr
55 short [part] andg s.ofgairr calf of the leg. Cf. fergara.).
Used only of animals:lēicidsom cloich dont samuisc ... co
mmemaid a gergairi (gergara LU)fāi, TBC² 1725 = LU 6214 .
ro brisses a gerr gara`ich zerbrach ihr Unterbein,' TBC 2371 ,
where rhyme requires two words.Cf. ib. p. 899, n. 7 .co
60memb do gerr gara foat(of a heifer), IT ii2247.80 (Eg.)
=co mbeba do ser ndeis no chli fout, Lec. Butcf. co mmema
do fergara fót, LU 6099.

gergenn xsee2 Gerrcend.

gerid v warms: gerthiut it warms thee, BDD² 317 (§ 34) and see
65 gertha.

gerind n(Lat.gerundium)agerund; n s. ingerind , Sg. 148b9 .
27b18 ; 149b7 ; 188a1 .

Germáin pn f.(n s. Germán ā,f.?) (a)n. l. Germany: inGermain ,
Laws i 20.32 (Introd. Comm.).le nāsion ... don Germāinn,
70 Fl. Earls 178.17 .glugairidhe na Gearamáine(sic leg.),
Eochairsgiath 3.10 .
(b)theGerman language: Grec ┐ Laiden ... ag Fearaib
Bolg, ... ┐ Germain ac Tuathaib DD, Mann. and Cust. iii
232 n. ( Lec. 229b col. 1 inf. ).

75 germáinech adj(Germáin)o,ā German: aGerman: captín
Gearmáineach, TSh. 5505 .frisna germāinneachaibh, Fl.
Earls 178.19 .

1 germán n o,m. aGerman: n p. Germain, Auraic. 217.2533 .
Cf. Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 30.42 ; 55.24 .

80 2 Germán o,npr m. G. ¤ Garbglass, TBC 4109 . LU 1746 .
Saint Germanus(of Auxerre): legais canoin la German,
Hy. ii 12 .German ... aite Pátric, Fél. May 28. Cf. ib.
p. 172.27 .g s. Germain .i. escop ┐ maigistir Patraic, Fél.² cliv .

gernín n`agirth, agirdle ' O'R. la cutruma gernine do lomasna,
85 Hib. Min. 66.28 ( Rawl. 512B,115b26 ).

gerr adj o,ā (a) short(of space or time);oftenadverbial
ashort time: cochaill gerra ... impu, LU 2180 ( FA § 26 ).
ní rob gerr mo grés.let not my poem be curtailed, Met. Dinds.
iii 346.102 .an déas ghearr ... ┐ an déas ard, TSh. 2643 .
gearr mo ré ḟúaraidh ar t'ḟeart, IGT Decl. ex. 1108 .gearr
dobháoi an cróisin gan chrann, 577 .gearr bhíos an chumha
so ag clódh soon does this grief return, Studies 1924, 88 § 25 .
5 ma fada gearr beirthear é, TD 22.13 .is do deacraib in
domain | buain mela ar mecnaib ibair, | a scailp for conaib
gearraib, | longad i ceallaib scibair shorthaired(?), BB 299a16 .
cúaine na ccon ngearr, IGT Decl. ex. 459 .gerr ó a short
(way) from, near, at hand(of space or time)ger gerr uadha í
10 though it was a short space distant, BCC § 361 .an nimh-sin ...
is gearr uaithi dul im chois it will soon affect my foot,
Measgra Dánta 34.6 ; 53.15 .Compar. secht ṅgerr-chochaill
... girri cech n-úachtarach, libru cach n-íchtarach, MU² 625 .
Cf. Aisl. MC 43.23 .gabháil ... is girre seal fuair Eírinn
15 shortest in duration, Keat. i 154.z (poem);níos giorra,
Numbers xi 23 . Asnpr m.or sobriquet:Gerr in chocaidh,
RC xvii 366.5 (Tig.) = FM ii 812.12 .Mael[sh]echlainn mac
i[n] ghirr`son of the dwarf,' AU ii 516.21(an.1365). Of a
spear:Gearr Congail, MR 36.9 . Of a sword:Gearr na
20gColann, ITS xxiv 86.14 ; 92.29 .
(b) castrated: for eoch gerr on a gelding, BColm. 88.10 .
ar eoch ngiurr, 90.16 . ?a meic Conleamna, a lair gearr,
MacCarthy 124.16 = IT iii 69 § 12 (writtenalair). Names of
two horses:Gerr in óir, Gerr in arcait, Acall. 274 . Assubst.
25 ashort horse, agelding(?): n. l. Ath Laime na Girre, FM iv
1170.26 .
(c)?syncopated (gram.):mēd na sainsi ┐ méd na bainsi
gearr aráon, IGT Decl. § 150.
Compds. ¤ bél short-lipped: Fergus Gerrbhél .i. girra
30robhói ina bhél, Coír An. § 131 . ¤ buanach transitory: ar
sholás geárrbhúanach shaogaltha, RC xxiii 22.4 . ¤ chlaideb
ashort sword: TTr.² 1612 . TBC 5501 (St.). ¤ chocoll
ashort cloak: LU 6960 ( BDD § 82 ). LL 266b29 = MU² 625 .
Aisl. MC 43.22 . ¤ chumann backsliding , Prov. xiv 14 . ¤ fhíad
35 ahare: Lev. xi 6. Deut. xiv 7 . ¤ gha ashort spear, a
dart: pl. a ngearr-ghaoithe ┐ a sleagha, TSh. 5748 .
¤ lámach(epithet)having short hands(orarms), Cóir An.
§ 236 . ¤ léne a shortkilt: gerr-leinti co gluinib, RC xxi 152
§ 8 . ¤ míl ahare(?): pl. geirrmila derga amail mucco, RC ix
40472.y . butcf. gendmíla v.l., ZCP xi 152 § 46 . ¤ shaégal;
¤ shaéglach ashort life;short-lived;transitory: TSh. 5346 .
O'Gr. Cat. 464. ALC i 266.2 . Job xiv 1 . ¤ shamthach
ashort-handled axe: AU ii 420.6 . FM iii 500.2 . Forgerr
gara thecalf(orshank) of theleg , seegergara.