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85 girra, girre n(gerr) iā,f. shortness, brevity: Fergus Gerrbhél
.i. girra robhói ina bhél (alternative etym. expl. of Cerrbhél),
Cóir An. 131 . caime bái ar a bél nó girre, SG ii 469.4 . ar girra
in læ, TTebe 419 . ifernn as giorra saogail, BNnÉ 145.51 .
escuine ┐ girri shaegail, Fen. 190.25 . giorra an téarma, Dán
Dé v 9 . ar ghiorra na cairde, TSh. 3795 . an treas fáth
deithbire atá ag an aithrigheach, giorra ré na beatha ré triall
aige, ib. 10600 . truagh girre (: sinne) na geamhoidhche,
5 Dánta Gr.² 45.16 . foillsighidh giorra na heaslainte, 23 K 42,
8.3 .

gíscán n o,m. grating, gnashing of the teeth: do ní sé gíoscán
lena fhiaclaibh orum, Job xvi 9. As vn. ag gíosgán ré na
bhfiacluibh, Ps. xxxv 16. Also díscán, q.v.

10 gíscánach n(gíscán) a grating noise: gíscánach na carpad,
Acall. 1780 n .

gíscánaid v(gíscán) gnashes, grates: gíos[g]anuid a bhfíacla,
Lam. ii 16.

gíscarnach n a gnashing or grinding of the teeth; a grating
15 sound: da ndeúna an t-easlan giosgurnach ... rena fhia-
cluibh, 23 K 42, 195.4 . da roibh an fhuil meith ┐ giosgarnach
aice idir do mheuruibh, 122.19 . Mark ix 18.

gísdáil n joisting: gíosdáil an tuir do thuitim fútha, ALC ii
448.12 .

20 gitart n a gittern (?); a guitar (?): aes ciuil ... a comseinm itir
orgán ┐ gitart ┐ galltrumpa, ZCP vi 52.8 .

giubadh n plucking, pecking at: Caeptha .i. ainm do amadan
... .i. inti donither do caopad no do giubad .i. in fer lethcuinn
.i. [in] gebtha nó in tomtha, O'Dav. 485. Cf. `giobaim
25 I tear, tug,' O'R. and gebbad sup.

giugrann xsee gigrann.

giuil n g s. m. (n s. geol ?): ? eisin an giuil gennaigh, Celt. Rev.
i 212.4 . eissen beg an giul gennaidh, Duan. Finn i 56.12 .

? giuirneisi n some measure of length (?): cuig giurneisi déc ...
30do trághad do mhuir Torrian, ALC i 252.24 .

giumhas xsee giús.

giunad n m. (g s. giunaid and giunta) clipping, shearing:
isin ngiunad co lomad ... no isin ng. ¤ cen lomad, Laws iii
352.19 , 23 . g s. coirpdiri a cneide ... in eiric giunta co lomad,
35no cen lomad, 354.4 . eiric giunta co lomad a ciabaib na
crosan, ocus na scoloc, ocus na ningen mael, 6 . Used in
360.17 of an injury (i.e. shearing) done to animals.

giunnach adj(giunnae) o,ā shaven, shorn: Amhargein Iar-
ghiúnnach ... íarn .i. dubh, giunnach .i. folt .i. folt dubh baí
40fair, Cóir An. 253. See, however, Joynt, Ériu x 133 seq. , where
it is explained as shaven (or bald) behind. ben Amargin
Iarngiúnaig, LU 8411 ( FB 28 ). clanna Amargin giunnaig,
ZCP iii 262 n. 11 . in mael (.i. gruag) marrghinnach, isi in
charrginnach, O'C. 1469 ( H.3.18, 652 ).

45 giunnae n g s. shaving, tonsure: airbacc giunnae frontal curve
of the tonsure; name of the ancient tonsure in vogue among
the Irish druids before the introduction of Christianity. See
Joynt, Ériu x 133 seq. Ablati sunt capilli capitis illius, id
est norma magica quae prius in capite videbatur airbacc, ut
50dicitur giunnæ, Ardm. 12b1 ( Thes. ii 45.13 .) Trip. ii 317.11 .
Cf. Trip. ii 509 where the `magorum tonsura' is described.

giúrnassaig n pl. ( tribal or family name ?): na giúrnassaigh
do marbad ... ┐ ár mór immaille friu, ALC i 186.6 .

giús n o,m. (g s. and n p. giúis and giúsa, IGT Decl. § 38.7 )
55 a fir-tree, a pine: crand gíus (gl. pinus), Ir. Gl. 563 . ochtach
.i. in crand giuís, Laws iv 148.5 Comm. Auraic. 1194 . gort
.i. gius, 5521 . One of the `airigh fedha,' 1153 . cethri fedha
na croiche .i. cupriss, cedir, giús, beithe, ZCP iv 235 n. 23 .
Cf. viii 107.17 . Cf. also: gius in geind doratad trethe (of
60the Cross), Goid.² 66.10 . giús in crann bhoi etarbhuas, ib.
n. = ZCP viii 107.18 . crand gíuis noadratís na gente, RC ii
394.9 . O'Dav. 1253 . a haithin[n]i giuis for derglassad ina
láimh (= excutiens pronam flagranti vertice pinum, Phars. i
573 ), CCath. 903 . Alex. 656 . d'indlucud tri seolcrand
65ngiusa, Cog. 142 n. 3 (v.l. to giusaig). de gíus dogníth a tech,
LL 248b45 ( TBFr. 76 ). gég don ghiús, IGT Decl. ex. 1052 .
as fás én ngioghrann tre ghiús, ex. 1960 . rothelc ... an gius
ngarbhsnoighthe, TTebe 3674 . an crann giumhais, an crann
píne, Is. lx 13 . dfíodhbhadh giumhuis, 2 Sam. vi 5 . imat
70crann giúaiss, Fl. Earls 84.x .

giúsach n(giús) coll. (a) o,m. fir, pine; fir-timber: d'
indlucud tri seolcrand giusaig (giusa v.l.), Cog. 142.2 .
(b) ā, f. a fir-wood, a pine-forest: n. l. In Giussach
Find, Acall. 2596 . ar lar na Giussaigi, 2603 . coillte ┐ fegha
75mora ... .i. an Ghiusach, RC xliii 110 § 115 . fon Giusaigh
nglais ngablanaigh, 68 § 68 .

? giúsaide adj(giús) io,iā pertaining to fir or pine: íss é garbh
giusaidhi rough and prickly as a pine (?), RC xliii 78 § 78.

giúsda adj(giús) io,iā pertaining to fir or pine trees; made of
80 fir or pine wood: fidnemedh giusda, Aen. 2021 . lócharnda
giusta, CCath. 2140 ; 3537 (= pinea silva, Aen. ix 85 ).
d'omnadaibh ... ardaibh ... giusdaib, TBC 5595 (St.).

giusta n a tankard, a can: g. ¤ (giosda v.l.) ... bunreamhur,
bláthaighe, Gadelica i 49 ( Pairl. Chl. Tom. 496 ).

85 giustál n(Romance loanword ?) ā,f. joustíng, a tourney: is
gaisc[idh] .i. giusdaíl doronsat ... díb línaibh (of two
Arthurian knights), RC x 185.17 . ac féchain giustala ┐
aenaigh, ZCP vi 29.15 . ag giūstāil ┐ ... ag comhmbrissedh
lannsaidhe, Fl. Earls 80.16 n. 1 . Cnoc na Giustála (in Mayo),
O'Don. Supp. s.v. giustal .