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? gergara

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? gergara or dil.ie/25735

Forms: gergara

n (also gerrgara) the calf or shank of the leg (< gerr short [part] and g s. of gairr calf of the leg. Cf. fergara.). Used only of animals: lēicidsom cloich dont samuisc ... co mmemaid a gergairi ( gergara LU) fāi, TBC-I¹ 1725 = LU 6214 . ro brisses a gerr gara `ich zerbrach ihr Unterbein,' TBC-LL¹ 2371 , where rhyme requires two words. Cf. ib. p. 899, n. 7 . co memb do gerr gara foat (of a heifer), IT ii2 247.80 (Eg.) = co mbeba do ser ndeis no chli fout, Lec. But cf. co mmema do fergara fót, LU 6099.