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? gégán n(géc ?) o,m. dimin. In npr m. cend gegain. a c[h]end-
gucāin (.i. a c[h]ind gegāin), Corm. Y 1103 . (Cf. Auraic.
710. ) g s. Cinn Gegain (name of Finguine k. of Cashel), AU
i 416.8 (an. 900 ). orggain Cind Geggain ríg Cassil, Annals
5of Inisfallen, facs. 15f20 . Cend Ghegain (a poet), IT iii 101
§ 183.

1 gegar n o,m. name of a plant the common arum or cuckoo-
pint: iarus barba .i. in gegar, RC ix 242.10 . lí do ghas
ngeghair (sic leg.), Acall. 96 = ngedhair, SG 96.18 . Aron,
10Barba Iarus, Pes Vituli .i. tri hanmanna an ghedhair,
23 K 42, 322.3 = in gheidhir, Mackinnon Cat. 19.12 . dath
geadhair, 23 K 42, 142.9 . don geidhair, Mackinnon Cat. 19.10 .

2 gegar (gegair ?) adj. (?): lé righ Gabhráin in geaghair
`the fierce ,' BR 42.20 .

15 gegarda adj(1 gegar ?) io,iā .i. ger no serb no tiachair, O'Dav.
1030.

gegna xsee gonaid.

gégruind xsee gécraind.

geibe n a fir-tree (?) (B. na Filed): ēirgedh gíraing a geibhe (no a
20gius .i. a hoighre), ZCP xii 3616 = atracht giugroinn a geibid
(sic leg. .i. gius), Arch. iii 310 § 6.

geibech xsee gebech.

geibiach xsee gebech.

geibiacht xsee gebidecht.

25 geibidecht xsee gebidecht.

geibire xsee gebire.

Geidh pn(gl. geta) a Goth , Ir. Gl. 19.

géillius n u,m. service, fealty (?): i ngéillius (ṅgellius v.l.) maicc
Maire, Hy. ii 68 : gl. .i. geilsine .i. immui[n]teras, Thes.
30 ii 321.22 .

géilsigid v takes into service (?) : fut. nod geilsigfe Crist eter
dligtechu .i. no ngebasom C. ina geilsine .i. ina munteras,
LU 982 (ACC).

géilsine n(giall, géill) iā,f. hostageship, rendering of hostages:
35later confused with célsine (<céle) and used in the same
sense service, vassalage; often with an unfavourable mean-
ing forced service, subjection: is he arelabrathar Mumain
n-uili .i. biad Mumu huile ina gellsine, Anecd. iii 63.16 .
co tuc [mac] Maic Murchadha a ngellsine lais brought
40away ... as a hostage
, RC xviii 277.2 (Tig.). in quo cecidit
Maine ... a[c] cosnom gelsine Hua Maine Condacht `con-
tending for the hostages
...,' xvii 136.6 (Tig.) = gellsine, CS
44.23 = geillsine, FM i176.10 . co tartadh E. a ngeilsine
do o Laignib, LL 393b39 . dlighidh ... righ Airghiall ó
45righ hErind saer-ghéillsine for a ghiallaibh `free-hostageship
for his hostages
,' BR 142.y . Cf. Fen. 364.15 . táet im gelsini
sea is ferr dó oldás celsine óctigernd, LU 5590 = chēllsine,
TBC² 1107 . Cf. TBC 1614 . in ti ro bo saer ... ocus du nar
dliged gellsine, Laws v 18.15 Comm. rotairbir fo smacht
50ocus fo geilsini ... do Gallaib, Cog. 48.10 . fo gheillsine Gall,
40.2 . do bátar ... i ngéillsine mhóir dhó .i. cét orc ┐ cét laegh
... SG 87.31 . dia fuasluccad asin geilsine imbatar, D iv 2
72rb42 . geillsine agus coimhdeacht I Conchúbhair d'fhia-
chaibh air, Kilk. Arch. Soc. J. ii 346.19 . Applied to the
55religious sphere: nongeba-som Crist ina geilsine .i. ina
munteras, LU 983 = RC xx 268.19 . ar m'oilithre ┐ ar mo
geilsine don Coimde, BNnÉ 302 § 10.

géilsinecht n(géilsine) ā,f. service, vassalship: g s. dobera
Crist lóg a geilsinechta do, ACC § 89 Comm. ( RC xx 268. )
60 Cf. Lib. Hym. i 177.482 .

1 geilt n f. one who goes mad from terror; a panic-stricken
fugitive from battle; a crazy person living in the woods and
supposed to be endowed with the power of levitation; a lunatic.
See Irish Mirabilia in Speculum Regale ( Ériu iv 11 § 18 ).
65Translated by volatilis, RC xvii 229.19 = xxiv 54.3 = CS
122.8 . As sobriquet: Suibne Geilt do dul (sic leg.) ar
geltacht, Laws iii 88.3 . nídam nia acht am geilt ghand | Dia
dorad i cert mo chond, Corm. p. 34 (s.v. ong) = Buile Ṡ. 40.11 .
amail geilt cin aslach uilc like an innocent, ZCP vi 266 § 3 .
70 geilt in mara (of Lí Ban), SG. 237.28 . See muir-geilt, s.v.
muir. fuil na geilte, Anecd. ii 26 § 5 . voc. a gheilt ghnío-
mhach ghér, Buile Ṡ. 138.10 . pl. naoi ngelti dibh do dol
for geltacht, TFrag. 40.11 ; ib. 48.11 (ngeilte). geltai,
RC xvii 229.19 (Tig.). im naei ngelta, xxiv 54 § 14 . ra
75garbhgortgholgrechaig na ngelt, CCath. 4355 . rith fri gel-
taib, CRR § 38 . clithar boiscell .i. gelti no elti, Auraic. 5554 .
Cf. 5551 ; 1185 and Anecd. iii 43.16 . gelti may be a gloss
on a fanciful etymology of boiscell as baos céille. Cf. Hard.
ii 296.12 . nach n-éirigheann mar na geilte i mbárr na
80gcraobh, ITS xvii 110.26 (Ó Cearbhalláin). geilt glinne (a)
sprite of the glen: Glenn mBolcáin ... | ima ngairid geilte
glinne, Buile Ṡ. 40.x . bocánaigh agus bádhbha agus geilte
glinne agus deamhain aidhéir, ITS xxiv 28.21 . ┐ do síl na
geilti nglinne sinn fein, Irish Texts iv 17.1 . Formed on analogy
85of geniti glinne, s.v. genit.
(b) name of some bird (?): dí gheilt glinne Ghleanna Smóil,
PRIA 1 Ser. vii 190 (from poem enumerating various
birds and animals). Dimin. geltán and geltagán, q.v.