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gére

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gére or dil.ie/25730

 

n (gér) , f. sharpness: do ghéri do shlege, Mer. Uil. 57 . uisce sleibe nímsása coibchi co ngeire ngnusa, O'Dav. 329 = O'Mulc. 180 . Fig. acrimony , air is mór a ngeri sidi ` savageness ,' Ml. 75b1 . eider ingin is māthair | bīaidh ferg gnāth is gēre, ZCP x 50.26 . intensity, severity: ar ghéire ar nguil, IGT Decl. ex. 1120 . ruc Dauid, ba géire gúr, | in déde sin o Saúl it was a sore insult (?), SR 6391 . a ghéire ghoineas ... é `the sharpness with which it wounds him,' TSh. 4409 . acuteness: ríg cen géri, cen grinni, Metr. Dinds. iii 24.315 . Berach immorro ainm fuair trésin rinn-áithe ┐ tre géire a fhert ┐ a míorbal, BNnÉ 26 § 16 . fer ... co ngéri inntlechta, MacCongl. 105.15 . keenness, edge (of appetite): ger a gēre ab eo [quod est] rumenatio , Corm. Y 701 . ger ┐ gere .i. gera ebraice .i. ruminatio. gere didiu accobar cocnama, O'Mulc. 641 . géri ocus gorti, MacCongl. 95.1 . co n-géri chon with the keenness of a hound, ib. 3.12 . benuidh dhiom géire `they drive hunger from me,' BS 116.23 . o ratairned ... a ngeri ┐ a n-accorus, TTebe 484 .