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geraine n(geir ?) iā,f. fat (?), suet (?): coelan na geraine nó
muine (gl. fel cum bucliamine), Gild. Lor. 224.

gérait xsee gérat.

geraltach n o,m. a Geraldine: d p. clemhnas re Geraltachaibh,
5 Expug. Hib. § 68 ( Eng. Hist. Rev. xx ).

gérán n(gér) o,m. an incisor tooth, an eye-tooth: Mack. Cat.
36.10 . i n-aimsir geneamhna na ngérán (= cum caninos
edunt dentes), 23 K 42, 38.3 .

gerán n o,m. complaint, wailing, accusation: geran adbal aici
10frisin toictin, CCath. 4239. 631 . guba ┐ gerán ... na Troiana,
TTr. 1637 ( LL 239a1 ). do ghuba ┐ geran ┐ lamcomairt,
BB 475a16 . Cf. Aen. 2342 . ro eist Dia re do geran, ZCP
vi 286.25 . ni aiscim ort in geran dani, TTebe 1359 . gab ...
mo gherán, O'Gr. Cat. 540.2 . gearán na ndúl ndaonnaidhe,
15 TD 4.36 . Of the hurtling of arms: sian-gearan (sic leg.) na
n-arm, CF 828 . g s. a haithle an gheráin móir do ronsat,
TFrag. 204.22 . fochain in gerain, ZCP vi 66.21 . pl. gerana
na mbufa ┐ grechach na n-echtach, CCath. 4170 (cf. Phar-
salia vi 689 : quod trepidus bubo, quod strix nocturna
20queruntur). maille re gearánuibh, Jer. xxxi 9. As vn.: robái
oc gerán ┐ ic accaini móir, TTr.² 1298 . ro gabh ac gerán,
CCath. 1475 . ic geran ocus icc uchbadaigh, 4441 . ag gearán
na huireasbaidhe, TSh. 3351 . an ré duine atáim ag gearán,
Job xxi 4.

25 geránach adj(gerán) o,ā plaintive, querulous; complaining,
wailing: ité toirsig geranaig, RC ix 472 § 10 . fer lesc
geránach `a grumbling sluggard,' Tec. Corm. § 34.7 . gol-
fartach, grechtha geránach, Lism. L. 3548 . Ériu v 74.37 .
a il-geranach imchosaitech, PH 8180 . ba bronach ... gera-
30nach int imscaradh sin, Aen. 1213 . rasoed in bean sin
i nnathraig ngranda ngeranaig, TTebe 772 . gríobh ghrea-
nnach ... ghearánach, TSh. 6623 . tarcasal mara muirnigh
moir-gearanaigh, MR 288.4 . go gruamhda geránach, RC
xxiii 26.13 . Laigin do dola ar soin go gearánach d'ionn-
35soighidh M., TFrag. 136.3 . ag diucaire co geranach, ZCP vi
66.23 . Foll. by ar complaining of: ba geránach iad ar iomad
a námhad, TFrag. 206.11 . Cf. Keat. iii 3210 . gearánach
ar a égcert, Parrth. Anma, 477 .

geránaid v(gerán) I Trans. complains of, accuses: do gerānadar
40... risin impir hē, ZCP xiii 181.24 .
II Intrans. complains, laments: do ghearán mé, Ps.
lxxvii 3 . gearánfa mé a searbhus m'anma, Job vii 11 . For
vn. see gerán.

geránaigid v(gerán) complains of, bewails: geranaigit in
45muinter uli sin, PH 7213.

gérat n(gér) ā,f.? also gérait i,f.? (a) a champion, a hero.
In religious poetry sometimes used of saints , hence gérait
.i. naomh, O'Cl. gerait beodha no ... anrud, O'Dav. 1040.
gerad .i. nia (?), Stowe Gl. 420 . gerait .i. beoda, O'C. 1177
50( H.3.18, p. 467 ). ar ngerait .i. ar mac beoda, Fél.² xxiv
(gl. in LB). gérait .i. gaisgeadhach O'Cl. at gérat do daínib
Tethrach, LU 10027 . Íssu ... ar Coimmdiu, ar ṅgérat
(: asréracht), Fél. Prol. 90 ; June 16 ; ar ṅdí gérait chridi,
Sept. 27 . Of a woman: Agatha in gérat, Feb. 5 ; hence
55 gérait .i. ógh, O'Cl. Erig a gérait Ulad, LU 3592 ( SC § 30 ).
a gerit U., ib. 3615 . im fírgerait, Anecd. ii 37 § 9 . ó cech
gérad, Met. Dinds. i 8.41 . Eochu garb gérait Gáedel, 48.42 .
cumnigthi gérat na gábud. LL 136b26 . Cormac ... gērait
nime ┐ talmhan (a saint), ZCP xii 390 § 1 . gerrat gaisccidh,
60 FM v 1478.13 . geárrad ar ghaiscceadh, 1694 . Tadhg an
eich ghil an gheroid, Ir. Texts iv 32 § 20 . n p. na tri geraiti
gaiscid sin, Acall. 3399 . a ṅgeraiti gaiscid, TTebe 2802 .
geratai ... Goedel, Cog. 160.12 . g p. mór ṅgérat (: mélacht),
Fél. Nov. 19. Ep. 72 . ?a p. bithmáraid a gréta (gerta,
65gértha v.l.), Fél. Prol. 232.
(b) valour (?): mó a gréim ┐ a gerait ┐ a chumachta oldás
cach righ, Three Ir. Gl. p. 30 , s.v. Muma = a greit, Corm. Y
884 (prob. right reading).
(c) skilful, knowing: gerait ... glic, O'Dav. 1040 . gérait
70.i. glic, Eg. Gl. 385 . gerait .i. glicc, ACL iii 275.3 ( Stowe
Gl. 428 ). gérait .i. glic .i. eolach, O'Cl. gearait .i. eolach,
ZCP v 486 § 6 (B. na F.).
(d) a little boy: gerait .i. mac bec, O'Dav. 1040 . gerait
quia geritur in sinu , O'Mulc. 642 . geraid .i. mac, O'C. 2065
75( H.4.22, 67 ).

gérata adj(gérat) io,iā valiant, heroic: gasraid glangerata
luthmara, Cog. 160.4 . ib. 56.15 . dergaid gaithlenn grīb
gēratta (: mērḟota), Bruchstücke, § 23 = IT iii 72.18 .
Compar. cīa do tósechaib Tūath Bíd is gératu comarci, Aisl.
80MC 83.22 .

gératacht n(gérata) ā,f. valour, prowess : is ond Labraid fil
gráin ┐ gératacht ┐ ómun ... for Laignib, LL 159a17 ( SG ii
455.32 ). do ghail ┐ do ghaiscceadh ┐ do ghérraitteacht
Gaoidhel, FM vi 2178.16 . gérraideacht, 2288.15 . g s.: ar
85aoí ngeirraitteachta, v 1856.z .

gerb n ā,f. a scab, an itching sore, mange: at nó gearb ... a
ccroiceann a feola, Lev. xiii 2 . pl. gearba claimh `a scab ,'
Eg. Gl. 355 . coimil don inad a mbia in bruth no na gerba,
Irish Texts ii 84.7 . don lucht ara mbi bruth no gearba,
23 K 42, 323.21 . esláinte gráineamhla, mar atá bolgach nó
cláimhe nó gearba, Eochairsgiath 93.33 .