grís

Cite this: eDIL s.v. grís or dil.ie/26675
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Forms: grís, gríss, grís

n ā, f. m. and f. in Mod. Ir. grís (= gríos) f., IGT Decl. § 39 . gríss (with slender -s-) f., ib. § 14 . grís (= gríos) m., ib. § 38 .

I heat, fire, embers, hot ashes: tene taidlech co ngris goirthi ... na macc mbethad, Trip. i 256.23 . hi tellach ... coratgori a grīss `that its embers may warm thee,' MacCongl. 95.26 . crābud in buirb co n-indmus | los diūit, nit goire a grīs `the piety of the wealthy churl is a flame without fire, whose embers warm thee not,' ZCP vii 311 § 16 . Of the heat of the sun: ó gríis imurcrach na gréine, RC xxiv 378.10 . Of the searing of fetters: roscacht i ngrísaib gemlig | fri tri mísaib mór-gemrid, Metr. Dinds. iii 370.55 . Of the burning of fever: gríss bronngalair glanas broinn, Triads 224 . go gcaomhnann sí grís gan mhúchadh ar feadh bliadhna, TSh. 385 . fá ghrís ndeirg `under lurid glow,' O'Gr. Cat. 451.11. Mac Aodha aighne go dtreoir | gríos oireas dfhuacht fhear n-aineoil `a fire fitted [to warm] the coldness of ignorant men,' Content. xxv 10 . a ghluine mar néimh nuaighrís, Dánta Gr. 16.68 . luaith-ghrís ashes: m'inginí is gruag fa luaith-ghrís d'fhágain, ZCP v 212.298 .

II Fig. glow, ardour, valour, passion: clanda Cēin co ngrís, KMMisc. 266.15 . Of Colum C.: ūasal a grīss (: chíss), ACL iii 217.24 . o rofersat a ṅgriss ṅglain | a ndíss ocan-imressain, SR 1881 . ri cen grain, cen gris, cen greiss, 2561 . a pl. cen grissa, ba cain intṡluaig, 3959 . Of the Ark of the Covenant: robai ann fo gris grada | secht mís ..., 5423 . grís ghrádha Dé ┐ na comharsan, TSh. 1707 . ó ghrís an chreidimh, ó ghrádh lasamhain, Parrth. Anma 331.12 . an tshacramuint ... do bheith na béoghrís gacha subhailce dham, ib. 381.15 . re digail an grisa n-imdergtha doberar air a n-a mhnai, Laws v 298.2 Comm. co ro bhethaidhsiot béoghrís a sengomh doridhisi a ttús samhraidh na bliadhna so they requickened the ancient flame of their hatred, AFM vi 2054.2 (an. 1598). gris a crisi. crisis graece, iudicium latine , O'Mulc. 664 . In phr. fo grís aglow, alive (?): nī bía fo griis ... acht noí mís dar m'hēsse-se you will be only nine months ... alive after me, SR (Adam and Eve) 96.2047 ​​. hed beit 'mo-le fo grīs grinn | a ndīs do chorp is t'anim, SR (Adam and Eve) 52.1435 . ? As epithet ardent: re Domnall nglonnmar ngris, Celt. Rev. iv 216.30 .

Compds. ¤ainech adj. with ruddy face, TBC-I¹ 3186 . ¤bhéilín a rosy little mouth, ITS xvii 213.158 . ¤beó: Murchadh ... grisbheó gan bhádhadh `a burning coal,' AFM v 1636.7 (an. 1570). ¤goradh burning heat: tré ghoimh an ghríos-ghortha, TSh. 4071 . ¤leaca a rosy cheek, ITS xvii 120.225 . ¤maileach with shining mail: gormluireach grismaileach, CF 475 . ¤nim glowing virulence: íslig ... | grísnimh anfuid th'intinne, O'Gr. Cat. 457.12 . ¤taitnem burning glow, brilliancy: grístaitnem na narm nglanórda, TBC-I¹ 1777 . gristaitnem ┐ taidlenach na tuag ┐ na claidem, CCath. 5881 . re gristaitnem ┐ re gleordealradh na greini, ib. 4986 . ¤taitnemach burning, glowing: la ruithen na greine griostaithneamhaighi, FDG 255 (note). san ghrianán ... ghríos-taitneamhach úd na glóire, TSh. 2714 . ¤te: tar muir ngríste nguasachtaigh `over the raging, perilous sea,' Studies 1921, 75 § 16 .