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1 gar adj I o,ā (a) short (of time or space): gar cían biasa hifus,
85 BDD 62 (Eg.). cian gar dorigéni gnimrada gaile, TBC 1967 .
ib. p. 911 n. 3 . as gar go roisch 'obair (sic leg.), RC xii 66 § 31 .
cidh cian, cidh gar ar dhá ré | nochan fhaicfem a ceile, BNnÉ
253.19 . fis gar brief knowledge, MacCarthy 316.9 . go gar
iarsin shortly afterwards, ALC i 24.x . bláth dar ghar teacht
'na thoradh, Irish Texts ii 105.11 .
Compar. an uain bhus goire gabham, TSh. 1829.
(b) near (of place or time): a c(h)rannghal sa c(h)loch
5aolta | gar da chéile a ccomhaonta, Ériu v 60.121 . is gar
dona drochghnimhuibh dighultas De, ITS xix 14.12 . is gar
bas damh, ZCP vi 25.35 . rob gar leigheas dar leónadh,
Studies 1921 74 § 8 . sínfead ris mo tháobh go gar, KMMisc.
350 § 6 . gar do chéad almost a hundred, Content. xiii § 25 . ní
10gar d'inghin Í Bhriain bean, IGT Decl. ex. 2077 . gar go
bhfuil a oiread soin ... do Chonnachtaibh, Content. v § 151 . Of
kinship: Mac S. ... gar é d'oireachus Eirionn `he was nearly
related to the sovranty
' ... BNnÉ 281.25 . an seiseadh glún
achd giodh gar, IGT Introd. § 36 . do mháthair Dé is gar mo
15ghaol, Dán Dé ii 2 . ar chonnailbhe ná ar ghaol ghar, Content.
ix 4.
Compar. dobert a longport ní bá goire biucc, FM vi 2254.22 .
an té fá goire céim next in rank, Keat. iii 1225 . As intens.
prefix to (f)ocus near : bá garfocus dóibh é (sic leg.), CCath.
20 1776 . ó rangatar ... i ngarfoccus don chaislen, FM vi 2016.7 .
(c) By extension easy, likely, pleasant, convenient: In
gar leat sosceli do dénam ar F. ... Is gor ar C.C. would it suit
thee ... ?
Fél 202.37 . aithescc fire nar gar liom ... that was
not pleasing to me
, BNnÉ 253.18 . in ba gaire gnim Cormaic ?
25 would C's prowess be more likely [of success] ? RC xliii 78
§ 79 . isé an arra is gaire les this is the compensation which
he thinks most convenient
, O'D. 1597 ( H.5.15, 10a ). ní gar
not easy, not likely: ní gar dogebhthar an ingin, Ériu iii
164 § 20 . ní gar meas ar áirimh t'eoil `hard is modera-
30tion
...,' A. Ó Dálaigh xii 10 . muna lingthi dá lár féin ...
níor ghar dhóibh toghail na Traoi (i.e. but for the enemy
within her gates Troy were not likely to have been destroyed),
TD 26.38 . ní gar nach diongnadh é féin d'inneall it is not
likely that he would not
, TSh. 2240 . gar ... ingar (amgar)
35 easy ... difficult; pleasant ... unpleasant, etc.: roraid F. dobérad
inni no iarfad, gemad gar ingar, ZCP i 459.1 . do thuilleamh
tighe na glóire | is gar amhghar airdhe an chuirp, Dán Dé x 8 .
guais damh mé do mhealladh | is gar é is is ingar, ib. viii 8 .
fa gar agus fá hamhghar dó-san sin, it was both convenient
40to him and the reverse
, Atl. iv 158.17 .
Compds. ¤ scél: bid garscel co feastar sin it will not be
long till that be found out
, IT iii 201 § 71 . ¤ sécle short-
ness of life: gair-seclæ .i. gair-rē, Corm. Y 698 . is líach
garsécle dó, BDD² 612 ( BDD 66 ) = garrséle, LU 7022 . Cf.
45 FM vi 2364.12 . dligid cach gūbrethach garsēcli ┐ athṡuidi
┐ dībad (v.l. garséle), ZCP xi 84 § 34 h . xii 297.4 . Anecd.
iii 6.16 . Also written ¤ séle: a meth no a garséle, LU 4961 .
LU 7022 . ZCP xi 84 § 34 h (v.l.). ¤ uar a short time: bid
gar úar dosom ón, BDD 144 . gar úar gur ḟurmius a bruth,
50 TBC 3517 . LU 3344 . is garuair co tainic ..., CCath. 2462 .
roécc gar uair iarsin, FM v 1712.12 . a ttuidhecht i ngaruair,
Hugh Roe § 29 (16a) .
II Subst. gen. used adverbially a short time, proximity;
hence convenience : gar ré coscur écin, TBC 5228 . gar
55rena chésad, FA § 2 (LB). gar reimi sin, Arch. iii 225.20 .
gar d'aimsir iarum, PH 7199 . gar becc rīa n-espartain,
Aisl. MC 13 , 25 . romarbad gar bic iartain, AU ii 166.9 .
an fuil sluaigh S. ar gar duin, RC xix 280.25 ( Fierabras
§ 209 ). i nghar do uisci near water, RC xxiv 375.11 . ni
60raibe uisge a ngar do, BCC § 86 . ag a raibhe dolás i ngar
dhó, MS. Mat. 540.12 . na coin na gar is na gadhair, IGT
Decl. ex. 1507 . bás atá im ghar, Keat. iii 985 . i ngar
do leth na conaire nearly half way, FM vi 1970.7 . v 1720 .
ni táinic a lamh a ngar ina timcill his hand did not nearly
65reach round it
, D iv 2, 44vb20 . focal sin 's a chiall na gar
whose sense is not far to seek (i.e. that he who runs may read),
Dánta Grádha 82.2 . ní gar díbh aon nidh ... do thabhairt
chuige it is not fitting (?) for you, Oss. iii 112.17 (Tór. Dh.).
Concrete for abstract a convenient thing (?): reidh ngair .i.
70cos escradh (a kenning) the smooth part of a convenient
object (?
), O'Gr. Cat. 91.5.

? 2 gar : ind Cobthach Coel sund rí gaeth gar (: fallasar), LL
144a7 (? = gor dutiful,q.v.).

3 gar : ind Uarán gar (of the well Úarán Garad), Trip. 106.11 . a
75hUarán nGar (glan Eg.) 14 (?= 1 gar as attrib. U. close at
hand
).

gárad n leg..one of the three perishable fences, identified with tart-
aile: na himeda urcradacha ... .i. garad ┐ galam ┐ log; garad
.i. gairit a hed in tartaili, O'D. 1569 ( H.5.15, 4b ) = gairit a
80eadh, gairit a dlighedh, O'D. 2263 ( Rawl. B 506, f. 22a ).
For the `tart-aile' cf. Laws v 270.15 , 27 . Cf. also `gáradh
a hedge, a dike ,' O'R.

1 garad n a den, a cave: pruchlais, garadh, cúas, Eg. Gl. 138.

2 Garad o, npr m.: Garad mac Morna, Acall. 1365 . g s. Garaid,
85 1955 . Garoidh 1995 .

garaid xsee 2 gairid.

garait xsee garit.

garamhuil adj i (gar) ` commodious ,' Eg. Gl. 386.