gén

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Forms: gen

n o,m. ridicule, derision, mockery : conid sí briathar is mó gén (gen , St.) ┐ tarcassul ro ráided for Táin bo Cualnge, TBC 1616 . dobert-sa gén (gen v.l.) fort, 1893 . tinchosc na n-ōcdōene | nā digset i ṅgēn (: brēn : poem on the duties of a bishop), Arch. iii 317 § 52 . mor in cuidmhedh ┐ in gen duid, RC xv 65 § 75 (TBC Eg.) g s. as pred. adj. : ēnberradh geōin na Con (ref. to story of Cú Chulainn and Bláthnat), ZCP viii 11 § 16 . tugadh ... bearradh geóin ar Choin gCulainn, Dánta Gr. 70.18 . Cf. geóin .i. fanamhat no amadan, ut est, berrad geóin tuc ben ar Philip da deóin, O'C. 1368 ( H.3.18, p. 625 ) = O'Cl. s.v. geóin. tug bearradh geoin ... ar an dara Mac Dáire, Content. xvi § 102 . an bhfaice ar Thadhg bear- radh geoin, § 176 .