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70 gerraid v(gerr) cuts,mutilates,shortens: impu roger[r]tha a
tuinchi, SR 6719. (locusta)gerraid sí ... toraid ... di-a
fiaclaib, PH 7660 .gach greimh da ngerrfadaois, BNnÉ 89
§ 188 .nách mothaig in lenab urchóit in airm ... no co
ngerrthar hé, PH 7733 .rogerrait cuirp, Cog. 178.11 .gear-
75raidh an carrán ... an déas, TSh. 2642 .gerrtur a n-indile
their cattle are mutilated(?) (`their herds are diminished,'
Stokes), Lism. L. 2899 . cuts off: dogerrad in ceand, Met.
Dinds. iii 436.10 .pp. tamhan tesccgherrtha a mutilated
trunk
, FM vi 2132.17 .no gur gerrad a shaegol until his life
80was cut short
, YBL 317b12 .ní lot cell ... do gherr laithe in
óig, O'Gr. Cat. 381. fells: baslechtat(ro gerrsat, St.)rempu in
fid dia claidbib, TBC 622 .gur gearradh iomad da ngortaibh,
FM iv 700.2 .geárr síos an fáschoill, Judges vi 25 . cuts out,
carves: as ghégaibh an chrainn sin dogerradh crann na
85croiche,was hewn, RC xxiv 376.11 .breacuigh, gearr, greann
`carve,' Eg. Gl. 72 .dogheárr sí amach a seacht bpiléir,
Prov. ix 1. Fig. gerruis clann R. an tslighe ... carved a path,
Rel. Celt. ii 200.27 .Ofmakingthesignof thecross:
gerruis ... comhartha ┐ signum na croiche cēsta, Fl. Earls
140.2 .Cf. Donlevy 400.13 . (gramm.) syncopates: vn. .c.
cuid dībh do sīneadh ┐ do ghearradh ar a gcasadh, IGT Decl.
§ 53.14 .

5 gerraigid v(gerr) shortens: go ngerreochadh se fen a saeghal,
BCC § 219 (p. 212.34) .Vn. saegal Branduibh do gerrugadh,
ib.(p. 214.6).an bhreith n-aithrighi ... do laghdughadh
agas do ghiorrughadh, Mac Aingil 498. Withamach cuts off
(fig.):ní gearrfuighthear amach do dhóthchus, Prov. xxiii 18.

10 1 gerrán n(gerr)o,m. aworking horse, anag, agelding(?): suma
(= sagma) .i. gerrān, O'Mulc. 856 .marbais gerran Ercoil
ech Loegairi, LU 8921 ( FB § 69 ).laigid in gerran(referred
to previously ascapull cengalta), LU 2940 ( SG 234.10 ).dā
gerran Patraic, Lat. Lives 43.6 .an gerran ban, BCC § 361
15(p. 410.3) .pl. nobered ... na gerranu, RC xxv 20.11 ..xx.
míle di sumadaib .i. do gearranaib, BB 493b49 ( IT ii299.8) .
As nickname of a man:sacart óg ... do marbadh don
Gerran dubh dona Bairedachaibh, AU ii 406.17 .npr m.
Gerrán mac Treno, Rawl. 155a14 (GeránBB).

20 2 gerrán n(gerr)o,m.:gerrán churaigh(the little short one of
the coracle ?
), name of a bell, Colgan, Tr. Thaum. p. 431 a ;
cf. V.SS.Hib. clxxviii n.

gerrandach adj(=gér-rendach?)o,ā sharp-pointed,cutting(?):
gai g. ¤ , BDD² 68.19 .Cf. gēr-reann, CF 740.

25 gerrcach n o,m. anestling, anunfledged bird: gl. pullus,
Ir. Gl. 494 .pl. mar chruinnigheas an chearc a gearrcuigh,
Matt. xxiii 37.

1 gerrcend n(< med. Lat.gergenna)across-bar, abolt: cómla
gered friss ocus gerrcend maróci furri, Aisl. MC 87.19 . (Cf.
30 RC xiii 506.7 .)

2 Gerrcend (lit. ` Short-head ')npr m. o;n s. Gergend, RC
xxiii 308.14 .Gerchend, 321.2 .Cerrcen, 326.17 .g s.
Ger[r]gind, 32 .Muinremor mac Gerrcind, `Fatneck son of
Short-head
,' BDD § 96 =Geirrgind, BDD² 948 .mac Geirr-
35ceind, ZCP viii 217 § 8 .Senan mac Gerrcind, Fél.,p. 86.1 .
tri meic Geirrcind, Lec. 109a42 (Geirrginn, BB.). See
O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 142 and Heldensage(Index).

? gerrchod: ind a holchumgucht rogearrchod ngarrlaigh, IT iii
96 § 150 .

40 ? gerrghar, n name of somemonsterorplague: tedmanna
mora ... .i. an ghríbh ingnech ┐ an bhuidhe Connuill ... ┐ in
gerrghar, Misc. Hag. Hib.,p. 36 ( Mac Creiche § 49 ).

gerrthach n o,m. acutter, ahewer(?): gearrthach, IGT Decl.
§ 22 (p. 76.4) .

45 gerrthóir n i,m. ahewer(of timber): o gh. ¤ do chonnuidh,
Deut. xxix 11 .pl. na geárrthóirighe gheárrfus ádhmad,
2 Chron. ii 10. Joshua ix 27 .

gert n ā,f. an indefinite word meaning any of theby-products
ofcattleexcept their young,cf.Thurneysen, ZCP xvi 211 .
50Gen. used of milk. gert .i. lacht (.i. blicht F.), O'Dav. 1032.
cen gert ferbba (.i. cen loim no cen geilt) fora n-assa athirni
(.i. loeg), LU 562 = RC xx 158.22 (ACC Comm.).lethgert
.i. ... leith in lachta, O'C. 440 ( H.3.18,237a ).ās acus
los ocus geartthe growth, the calves and the milk, ZCP xv
55240 § 3 = Laws ii 196.7 ;cf. 198.z .a ngeartglossedlacht,
ib. iv 90.11 .itir fuilledh, ocus los, ocus gert, 164.5 Comm.
g s. log gertha (gertav.l.) cacha bó, iv 316.1 . Sometimes
explained as manure: gert .i. tuar, O'Don. Supp.(s.v. gert ,
< H.3.18,379 = O'C. 827 ).gert, in tuar, Laws ii 200.1 Comm.
60 ass ocus los, ocus gert ... ocus is e in gert hisin screpall ar
miaslach bo moire no daimh riata, 210.y Comm. ar gert na
mor-innil(sic leg.), 220.8 Comm. ceithri ba in gerta ... se
bu dec in lachta, 18 - 19 .Cf.also 220.1-2 wheremiaslach
andgertare each used of manure ( ZCP xv 225 ). Used to
65include milkandmanure: gert ┐ indoth`das Produkt (Milch
und Dünger) und der Wurf
,' Bürgschaft 26 § 71 .gert .i. in
blicht ┐ in tuar, H.2.15,p. 57b ( O'Don. Supp. s.v. tuar ).
co ngert .i. in lacht ocus in tuar, Laws ii 388.29 Comm.

gerta n(alsogertha,giarta,giartha). Acc. to Stokes ( O'Dav.
70 1050 ) theg s.of *gerud vn.ofgerid warms,cherishes . Used
in Laws in`sét (seóit) gert[h]a' i.e. a gift or presentation from
fosterer to fosterchild on termination of the fosterage as an
earnest of the claim of the fosterer to future maintenance
(cf.
Stud. in E. Ir. Law 10 , 190 ):[s]et gerta cach meic .i. ... in
75cutruma do setuib do berar on aiti don mac sunn ar a gairi
do denumh ac techt uadh, Laws ii 190.13 .giarrtha .i. gaire
doní in dalta,ut est:na seóit giartha: ... .i. in sét dobeir
in t-aiti don dalta ar a gaire, O'Dav. 1055 ; 1050 .seota
gerta na gaire, Laws iii 50.26 ..i. log ar denam na gaire .i.
80don dalta, 52.2 Comm. sed gert .i. on aidi don mac, O'C. 828
( H.3.18,380a ).is i lanamnacht uil on buime don dalta
altrama ... ocus lan set gertha, no leth set gertha uaithi do
iar n-aois diailtre, Laws ii 348.8 Comm. na seoit giartha .i. na
seoit gairitechta, O'C. 1870 (RIA23 P 3,f. 20d7 ).tri leth
85n-uingi airgit seoit geartha mic righ, Laws ii 192.11 Comm.
nech bes nesam dó dia maithri dobeir set ngiartha don mac,
O'C. 873 ( H.3.18,372b ).ni fola ae iaraid fri fiachaib na
seoit giartha na giallna do flaith ... .i. na seoit gairidechta do
gabhail a ngill risin ceilsine don flaith, O'C. 1876 ( 23 P 3,
21 (23)a ). For a somewhat different explanation, see the
commentary O'C 1870 ( 23 P 3,20 (22)a ) = O'Don. 2418
( Rawl. B 506,54a ).