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gábait

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gábait or dil.ie/25031

Forms: gábaiti

n (length of vowel doubtful) a piece, a section, a division of the body (?) : co tarat bvlle do chlaidib dó co ndernai dá gabait de, TTr.² 962 , cf. TBC-LL¹ 1999 . dofuitet a c[h]eithri gabaidi (gábaiti , LU) for talmain, TBC-I¹ 1310 . tucastar béim tanaise dó urtharsna conid in oenḟecht rángatar a tri gaibti rainti co talmain uad, TBC-LL¹ 1901 . atchondairc a archoin na gabtib rointi, 1038 . fecht dia tánic sunda, mar cach ngábit ngalla | ... bó da búaib dar Banna [= ṅgaibit ṅgalla, LL 214a37 ; ngabait (: tāinic) ngalla, BB 397a27 ; ngábhaid (: ttainic) ngalla, B III 1, 78b6 ] like any foreign object (?), Metr. Dinds. iv 70.10 . gabait cliss a part (usually of the body) cut off by a skilful sword-stroke: dobert athbéim ina médi conid i n-oenḟecht condráncatar a da g.¤ chliss dochum talman, RC xiv 410 § 20 . Cf. 420 § 38 . cach bali ba réid dó na chomraictis a gabti cliss rainti mon echraid, TBC-LL¹ 1927 . ┐ se faen fotharsna ┐ a gabhaidi clis inairdi fair, ib. p. 247, n. 2 (here it seems to be used of a sod cut from beneath him and cast upon him).