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Cite this: eDIL s.v. geined or
Last Revised: 2013


n m. someone or something created/brought into being; offspring, person: for bó geined nginsat, | combo dé dílachtae deil (MS. for bo geinid gensid co mbi de dilachtad deil) 'they devoured the offspring of a cow, so that as a result the teat was without milk' CIH vi 2217.27 (Bretha Nemed Toísech) , Ériu xlv 195 . lathris solchenn sodigail | soisilgeneth cinith robagi 'Solchenn, a haughty person belonging to a greatly warlike line, arranged a proper vengeance' ZCP viii 307.4 (Conailla Medb míchuru) . fúapart Túathal diä dígail, tolcda gened; | ad-acht Lagniu, lethan fuidel, topar tened 'Túathal, a powerful person, attacked to avenge it; the well of fire drove the Leinstermen [so that their] remnants were widely scattered' Ériu xlv 195 . dá loch – tairchet a réim éicnech ngened - | loch uisce ná tibri torad, loch trén tened 'two lakes – the advance of the harsh creations has been prophesied – a lake of water which will produce no fruit, [and] a powerful lake of fire' Ériu xlv 196 (Immram Snédgusa ┐ Maic Ríagla § 63).