gellaid

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Forms: gellad, gellamain

v Cf. gillim, LB 214a66 ( Aisl. MC 21.6 ).

(a) pledges oneself, vows, promises: with DO of person to whom promise is made: ce gellaid ... ni comalland, Laws v 124.14 Comm. is iat-sede na comallat o gním in maith gellait o bélaib those are they that do not fulfil by deed the good which they promise with their lips, RC iv 250 § 15 . Cf. ii 388 § 13 . ni geallaim-si a n-ioc so I do not promise to heal them, TBC p. 619, n. 5 (St.). an ro gellad damsa ... tucthar dam, LU 10899 . `isim egen tra' ol Fer Baeth `darindgult' (gl. .i. ro gellus), 6019 . rogell Patraic ... do Shenpatraic, Lib. Hymn. 103.66 n . ra gellaisiu teiched remumsa, TBC 6060 ; 3026 . ní fil ní nad gellfad dar cend a enig, 817 . ni ragam do Ierusalem cia rogellsamm dula ind, Hog. Nenn. 72.z . ro gell Irūath ... nāch bīad a dīn for talmain Herod vowed ..., ZCP viii 114 § 17 . gillim fiad nduilemain I vow before the Creator, Aisl. MC 21.6 . rogheall ó Bhoirintt go Luimneach do lot he vowed he would destroy from ..., FM v 1746.4 . Foll. by FRI (RE) of person: ro-gelltá friu in ní-sin PH 897 . is fiach o gelltar ri (v.l. do) nech a promise made to a person is a debt incurred, Ériu ix 48 § 25 . TTebe 684 . Passing into sense foretells: dingna Eirenn ... a mbeith i fás is a fán | is edh sin ro geall Ruadhán, SG 70.42 . atchiu nél glas gellus brón, 230.27 . amail rusgellsad draidi ... doib, RC xiii 222.23 . faitsine geallus maith duit, xliii 102 § 105 . Ériu iii 168 § 24 . do gheall Críosd ... go ndinginte a dhiúltadh-san, Dán Dé xx § 6 ; xv § 18 .

(b) pledges: dligit nad ngellai oenach forru (of relations of king to his `tuath'), Laws iv 332.14 [`it is their right that he do not pledge them to hold an assembly,' Mac Neill]. gillfit di comad e ara baruch asidrula cini eta saidbre (leg. gillfid ?) he shall give a pledge, Laws i 120.27 Comm. Is í rogell Coinculainn o[i]dchchi samna dia saighid, Dinds. 53 (RC xv and ZCP ix 198 , BB = rodál, LL). rí fían ... rangell `held him in pledge,' Met. Dinds. iii 250.119 . ? ni gelliub-sa acht fri indraic I shall not accept a pledge (?) except from a proper person,' Laws ii 122.15 Comm. Fig. wagers: `Ro gellsom,' ol Mongán, `ocus in fili ucut im aidid Fothaid' the poet and I have made a wager (lit. exacted pledges from each other) regarding ..., Im. Br. i 47.21 ( LU 10979 ).

(c) gives in pledge: colpach gelluid gach n-oidhchi (of a hostage-surety), Laws ii 132.4 Comm. nech nad gella di troscud .i. nech na tabair gell do scuir troisc[th]e (sic leg. WS) he who does not give pledges [to settle] after fasting, i 114.15 Comm. Cf. O'D. 539 ( H.3.17, c.433 ). gellta dib la Coirpre pledges were given for them by C., Laws i 64.6 . C. rogell in athgabhail C. gave pledges for the distraint, 66.25 Comm.

(d) testifies: is andsin rodgella marbh for bíu, IT iii 201.15 . cidphe gellus dít ... im anmaim icom adrad gellfassa de fiad ili whoever testifies of thee ... I will bear witness of him, Trip. 140.19 = ZCP x 41.21 .

(e) ? ní rogelta (= in rogellta; nirbo gelta v.ll.) a guide , Met. Dinds. iii 298.16 .

Vn. gellad, u m. pledging, promising; a pledge, a promise: a gellad do scaradh fri gach caingin indligthig, Laws v 124.13 gl. na comaillfed a gellad fri Dia, PH 3056 . leis an ngealladh gealltar leis, Studies 1919, 258 § 19 . na fir nar ob gealladh, Content. xxviii 64 . tar ghealladh against your promise, v 183 . g s. lanad gellta a full pledge, Laws v 416.21 gl. comad uidi anta uidi (a) gellta so that its period of stay is its period of pledging, i 176.30 Comm. i n-āge a gellta at the time it was promised, BColm. 92.3 . dol tar bharr a gheallta, TSh. 3672 . pl. fátsine ┐ gellta in choimded frínd, PH 2546 . tréna ngealltaibh dhamh, Studies 1924, 242 § 11 . Also gellamain, q.v. infra.