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2 geilt n grazing , see 1 gelt.

géim n., neut., later m.: n s. geim n-ailgissa, O'C. 472 ( H.3.18,
247 ). g s. geme, YBL 125b47 . d s. geimim, Auraic. 1698 .
a p. gémmend, TBC 6124 . vn. of géisid a shout, a roar; used
5of a deep, resonant, muffled sound. g[é]im a gemitu , O'Mulc.
656 . ba cain géim a chatha, Fél. Prol. 139 . intí geisis in
geim-si, Anecd. ii 51.12 . a llīn ngēmind rogēisi (of the stone
of Fál), ZCP xiii 372.25 = an līn gairm, iii 459.6 . ré héin-
ghéim na hOchaoine (of a shield), CRR² 88.7 . tonn na
10Maoile aig maoidheamh a géime, 23 G 24, 223 .z . géim drúith
a buffoon's shout (technical t. for some special kind of cry):
doradad fair géim druith do denam ... ba binn in géim sin,
go mairidh géim hUi Maigléine ... oc druthaib Éirenn. TFrag.
42.14 - 15 ; mac alla gheimi an drúith, 18 . Cf. Anecd. ii 51.1
15(v.l.). Used esp. of the lowing of a cow, the bellowing of a
bull: rabert a thrí resse gémmend bar aird, TBC 6124 . in
géimm garb nogéissed in tarb ..., Met. Dinds. iv 72.1 .
adchualadar geim bó, Ériu iii 160.9 . LL 160a39 . gém na
dairti, RC xii 108 § 165 . adaig a tri geiminno as in tairbin,
20 x 224.156 . gur clos a geminn 'sa geis, Celt. Rev. iv 216.10 .
bo a uerbo boo no buo ... .i. fograigim .i. on geimim nobeth,
Auraic. 1698 = on geim 4885 . géim éanbhó, TD 16.25 . méin
ghoil tar an ngéim roimhe | a ngéim an doimh, IGT Decl.
ex. 1525 . Fig. an outcry, reproach (?): na tisad in geim ina
25cend i fiadnaise fian hErend, LL 207b17 ( Stokes Festchrift 8 ).
geim coscuir grisuib nada, ZCP xiii 264.1 .

? geim n sand, dust: glé no laiged isin ngeim (.i.isin nganem),
LU 644 (ACC Comm.) = isin ganim, RC xx 168.2 = isin gainem,
Scottish Gaelic Studies ii 164.18 .

30 geimel, geimlech, x etc., see gemel, gemlech.

? géimennach adj o,ā: an Éireannach ghasda ghlan | gheimea-
nnach bhlasda bhiadhmar, Mann. and Cust. iii 258.40 .

géimid v(géim) lows, roars: do eirigh an laeg ... ┐ ro géim,
BNnÉ 4 § 7 . vn. budh ghes do scéith Ch. géimedh le
35foréigin, Trans. Gael. Soc. i 96.

geimin n(= Lat. Gemina) the Zodiac sign Gemini , SR 218 .
grian hi nG. ¤ im-mis Máii, 241 .

géimnech (géim) n I ā,f. roaring, bellowing, lowing: com-
thuargain ┐ mórgeimnech dermair na secht neimhe, RC
40 xxviii 314 § 15 . bōgemnech feochair (in rhetoric), TBC² 850 .
ní mo do boghéimnigh ... doghendais almhai in cuicid, RC
xliii 52 § 52 . damh ... do léiccedh tri fraissi (raisi, raise v.ll.,
cf. TBC 6124 ) geimnighe as, BNnÉ 221 § 114 . géimneach
na ndamh, 1 Sam. xv 14 . As vn.: do imthigheadar (i.e.
45na ba) ag géimnigh, 1 Sam. vi 12 . ag géimnigh mar na
tairbh, Jer. l 11. adj
? II o,ā: a héigen ┐ a hosna géimnech (of a cow: leg.
osna-géimnech ?), Celt. Rev. iv 108.12 .

geimnén n(Gemen) o,m. dimin. a covering of hide used as a
50 cere-cloth: o bretha Maelfothartaigh | ina geimnen do
dhairiu, AU i 122.x (an. 668) = ina ghaimhen, FM i 280.4 =
Bruchstücke § 97 .

geimrigid v(gaimred, gemred) denom. I Intrans. winters,
finds winter quarters: geimhreochuid uile bheathuighe na
55talmhan orra, Is. xviii 6.
II Trans. turns to winter, makes gloomy: do dhreach
grianmhar ná geimhrigh, Measgra Dánta 162.20 .

geimus n washing, ablution (?): bainde doni geimus on beó .i.
nighi, O'Dav. 230.

60 1 gein n n. neut., later f. n s. gein n-im[m]arbaga, BDD 106 .
gein n-angbaigh, Anecd. i 65 § 131 . gein engraicichthe,
Sg. 198b8 . g s. in gene, Wb. 28c12 . in mórgeine, LU 4722 .
d s. geinim, Ml. 59a12 ; 85b11 . genim, Ériu ii 222.27 . n p.
na geine , Trip.² 950 . gene, Fél. Feb. 26 . Vn. of gainithir.
65(a) In abstract sense birth (as beginning of life, distinguished
fr. `compert' conception, `breth' parturition): gein maicc
hua athair, Ml. 85b11 . a gein iar ndoinacht, 17d10 . foraith-
met gene Crist, Thes. ii 253.4 (St. Missal). amlabar ... ho
geinim dumb from birth, Ml. 59a12 . a chompert-som ┐ a gein,
70 RC ix 452.8 ( LU 1648 ). maircc do ghein do gheineamain,
xxxvii 345.4 . o gein tuissech Etaini, IT i 131.9 . for óenlíth
... gene Tarcellorum, Fél. Feb. 26 . sollamain na gene coim-
deta, PH 6923 . mac oen-geni only-begotten , PH 2086 . a
mac prim-geni first-born , 6917 . tusmiudh aicenta geine .i.
75mac sceo ingean o mnai, Auraic. 626 . a gein ón óig cen dith
n-óige i m-breith (of Christ), Ériu ii 198.18 . Specifically of
the Nativity: i n-aidchi in gene, Wb. 28c12 . iar naifreann
na geine, BNnÉ 108 § 35 . hi bliadhain na geine, RC xviii
380.14 (Tig.). With cognate verb, dun genim rongenairsom,
80 Ml. 85b11 . Fig. origin (of things or actions): gein en-
graicichthe (= origo substitutionis), Sg. 198b8 , cf. origenistum
.i. bunadgein, 181a4 . iss ed gein n-im[m]arbaga fil la firu
Herend a source of contention, BDD 106.
(b) the act of procreation: in crand fa rabadur ac denum na
85gene (of Adam and Eve), D iv 2 42vb43 .
(c) In concrete sense that which is born, an infant, a person
(esp. common in poetry): ní segar baithis acht menip
dóig bes marb in gein when it is thought the infant will die,
Ériu ii 208.z . rogénair in gein, iv 138.7 . ni rubai for talmain
gein bad gáithiu, 24 § 10 . na gigne gein gabas gnimrada
cutrumma ... rut-sa, TBC 4015 . maith tra in gen ro compred
and, LU 4263 . la hAilill gein ṁbúada, Fél. Prol. 178 . in
5gein ba huallchu fo nim the being that was proudest under
heaven
, Met. Dinds. ii 36.12 . ba garg in gein ... ingen
Rotmand, iii 160.1 . do imgabāil in mōrgene | immadich
Mag Muirthemne, TBC² 240 . nach bí gein ag gabháil a
n-oighreachta dá n-éis, TSh. 4305 . ro tusmit geni torotharda
10imda isin Roim, CCath. 891 . With defining gen.: rucustar
gein meic, Acall. 544 . gein mhínaluinn ... mic, Ériu v 80.30 .
Of the foetus: in gein fil it brú, Trip. 78.24 . adroethuig ...
in n-gein bui ina bruinn, IT i 139.29 . dá fuirghe do ghein
gan a breith, SG 18.28 . marbhad a geine, Laws i 180.12
15Comm. Transf. of a pupil or disciple (?): gen[e] .i. deíscipuil,
ut est saeru mo gene maoi, O'Dav. 1034.
(d) Gramm. (1) Used fancifully in connection with
lánamain deme (lit. a neuter couple), the latter term denoting
a pair of objects co-existing in the same whole (e.g. the eyes
20in the head), its `gein' being its accompanying or
resultant parts or properties (e.g. eyelashes and eyebrows):
Auraic. 1852 - 1855 ; 3255 - 9. (2) Used in the Auraicept of
Ogam accent signs, the three kinds `forsail,' `dinin disail'
and `arnin' being termed respectively `gein forchomélta,'
25`gein decométa' and `gein frecométa (frithchometa),'
5006 seq. See also geinddae.