1 genas

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n (<gein, Ped.) u, m. ; later also o, m. purity, chastity : féil(e) et genas (gl. quod decet mulieres), Wb. 28b11 ; de uiduis .i. bíte i ṅgenas, 9d28 . ní frith gáes ná gart ná genus LU 8327 ( FB § 24 ). genmnaide didiu ben aoinḟir. unde genas, O'Mulc. 639 . adrad do genus, LL 371c38 . genus díchurid in etrad, PH 8035 . feidligud i n-ógi ┐ i ngænus, TTr.² 1856 . genus na nGermánach nglan, ZCP i 113 § 4 . genas Hérenn Lann Ela, Triads 31 . geanas (.i. glaine), ACL iii 12 § 16 . geanas .i. geanmnaidheacht, O'Cl. tingeallais cách díb dia chéli coméit a ngenais, Comp. CC 45.21 . g s. descaid gensa dímaisi ugliness is a good warrant of chastity, Anecd. iii 15.16 . buaid ngenso, LU 10186 . romaltsa ... hi fogart genussa, 10312 . co ngnim gensa ngil, Ériu i 122.11 . mad rogab genso glan barr, ZCP xiii 144 § 1 . d'ḟis mo genais to test my chastity, Ériu vii 229 § 74 . comarba óigi is genais na eclaisi, BColm. 104.27 . g p. bilar thalman na ngenus (humorous scribal note) i.e. meagre fare to induce chastity (?), O'Gr. Cat. 134.11.