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gentraige

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gentraige or dil.ie/25697

n (1 gen.)

(a) one of the three kinds or modes of magic music (it produced laughter in all who heard it) : sūantraige ┐ gentraige ocus golltraige, ZCP iv 36 § 10 = TBFr. 120 . gentraigi .i. trēidi imefuilnge gen, Corm. Y 722. . sephainn gendtraigi co mbatar hi subai ┐ forbfáilti, RC xii 80 § 73 . sepainn genntraigi doib co tibsiot a mna, 108 § 164 . roṡeind gentride conadcorastar i ṅgen ṅgaire, xiii 438 § 8 .

(b) Personified as a mythical harper (one of the three sons of Boänn, who were each named from the strains played in turn on the Dagda's harp when their mother was giving them birth) : Trī derbrāthri a trīur .i. Gentraige ┐ Golltraige ┐ Sūantraige, ZCP iv 36 § 10 = TBFr. 17.21 .