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gulba

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gulba or dil.ie/26814

 

n n, f. IGT Decl. § 5 . beak, mouth, jaw : don gulbain (gl. rostro), Gild. Lor. 106 . ba himdo a muin et a gulba, Aisl. Tond. 103.30 . nobered iad ... ar a gulbain, ib. 104.12 . co nguilbnibh iarnaide, ib. 13 . gur ghabhasdair eidir guilbnibh a ghlomhairchinn é `caught him between his jaws,' Eachtra Uill. 2585 . imda badb sa greim na gulbain, IGT Decl. ex. 255 . Transf. a narrow strip or point of land (?) : gelestar ainm do áth usque ... ┐ doepethar gulbain ( doepetar gulba, LB) do cech ferand immidmbī ┐ dognīther cūairt d'imbe imbe, Corm. Y 674.

In npr m. Ainmire mac Setna ... mic Conaill Gulban, AU i 50.12 (an. 546) . Occisio Baetain mic Ninnedho ... filii Conaill Gulban regis Temro, ib. 70.12 (an. 585) . Congal ... mac Fergusa Fanad ... mic Conaill Gulbain, ib. 158.5 (an. 709) . dh'iarsmadh shluaghaidh Ghulban Guirt (sic leg.) for the descendants of the host of Gulba Guirt, Luc. Fid. 389.10 . tar Beinn Gulbain Guirt mheic Mhaeilghairbh, Acall. 1542.