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1 genas

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n (<gein, Ped.) u, m. ; later also o, m. purity, chastity : féil(e) et genas (gl. quod decet mulieres), Wb. 28b11 ; de uiduis .i. bíte i ṅgenas, 9d28 . ní frith gáes ná gart ná genus LU 8327 ( FB § 24 ). genmnaide didiu ben aoinḟir. unde genas , O'Mulc. 639 . adrad do genus, LL 371c38 . genus díchurid in etrad, PH 8035 . feidligud i n-ógi ┐ i ngænus, TTr.² 1856 . genus na nGermánach nglan, ZCP i 113 § 4 . genas Hérenn Lann Ela, Triads 31 . geanas (.i. glaine), ACL iii 12 § 16 . geanas .i. geanmnaidheacht, O'Cl. tingeallais cách díb dia chéli coméit a ngenais, Comp. CC 45.21 . g s. descaid gensa dímaisi ugliness is a good warrant of chastity, Anecd. iii 15.16 . buaid ngenso, LU 10186 . romaltsa ... hi fogart genussa, 10312 . co ngnim gensa ngil, Ériu i 122.11 . mad rogab genso glan barr, ZCP xiii 144 § 1 . d'ḟis mo genais to test my chastity, Ériu vii 229 § 74 . comarba óigi is genais na eclaisi, BColm. 104.27 . g p. bilar thalman na ngenus (humorous scribal note) i.e. meagre fare to induce chastity (?), O'Gr. Cat. 134.11.

2 genas

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n (a) procreation, conception ; sexual union (?) : is cutruma is dligthech in lanamain se im genus, Laws ii 358.12 Comm. echlach oides a corp do cach co ro gaib genus till she conceives (?), v 272.4 ('until she has turned to chastity', Cáin Ónae 33, 1.8c , taking this to belong to 1 genas ). Cf. inghinus buaile .i. ni dairther non-conception, O'Curry 1099 ( H 3.18, 446b ). isi lanamandacht uil ataru .i. toīl ocus genus ocus bangnim uaithi-si dosom, Laws ii 350.5 Comm. (?) (Críst) iar clód diabuil ann i tri cathaib .i. hi saint i ngenus hi craes, LB 147b30 . Used of the verendum mulieris: co n-acaidh si fearrdacht a fir ... no gomad he a fear atcheath taem dia genas si, BB 40a2 .

(b) produce (?) : gach manach nāc[h] tiubhrae | a edbairt don ecclais | ... a gort ní rab genas | rob olc gach ní treabhas, ZCP x 44.5 . bóaire gensa, co cach inchruth a thige inna áttaib córaib, Críth G. 173.

3 genas

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n (1 gen) laughter : dorinne ... geanus grainemhail gaire ag fanamhad ... faói, Ériu v 180.311 .