2 genas

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n (a) procreation, conception ; sexual union (?) : is cutruma is dligthech in lanamain se im genus, Laws ii 358.12 Comm. echlach oides a corp do cach co ro gaib genus till she conceives (?), v 272.4 ('until she has turned to chastity', Cáin Ónae 33, 1.8c , taking this to belong to 1 genas). Cf. inghinus buaile .i. ni dairther non-conception, O'Curry 1099 ( H 3.18, 446b ). isi lanamandacht uil ataru .i. toīl ocus genus ocus bangnim uaithi-si dosom, Laws ii 350.5 Comm. (?) (Críst) iar clód diabuil ann i tri cathaib .i. hi saint i ngenus hi craes, LB 147b30 . Used of the verendum mulieris: co n-acaidh si fearrdacht a fir ... no gomad he a fear atcheath taem dia genas si, BB 40a2 .

(b) produce (?) : gach manach nāc[h] tiubhrae | a edbairt don ecclais | ... a gort ní rab genas | rob olc gach ní treabhas, ZCP x 44.5 . bóaire gensa, co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib, Críth G. 173.