gerraid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gerraid or dil.ie/25748

v (gerr) cuts, mutilates, shortens: impu roger[r]tha a tuinchi, SR 6719. (locusta) gerraid sí ... toraid ... di-a fiaclaib, PH 7660 . gach greimh da ngerrfadaois, BNnÉ 89 § 188 . nách mothaig in lenab urchóit in airm ... no co ngerrthar hé, PH 7733 . rogerrait cuirp, Cog. 178.11 . gear- raidh an carrán ... an déas, TSh. 2642 . gerrtur a n-indile their cattle are mutilated (?) (`their herds are diminished,' Stokes), Lism. L. 2899 . cuts off: dogerrad in ceand, Met. Dinds. iii 436.10 . pp. tamhan tesccgherrtha a mutilated trunk, FM vi 2132.17 . no gur gerrad a shaegol until his life was cut short, YBL 317b12 . ní lot cell ... do gherr laithe in óig, O'Gr. Cat. 381. fells: baslechtat (ro gerrsat, St.) rempu in fid dia claidbib, TBC 622 . gur gearradh iomad da ngortaibh, FM iv 700.2 . geárr síos an fáschoill, Judges vi 25 . cuts out, carves: as ghégaibh an chrainn sin dogerradh crann na croiche, was hewn, RC xxiv 376.11 . breacuigh, gearr, greann `carve,' Eg. Gl. 72 . dogheárr sí amach a seacht bpiléir, Prov. ix 1. Fig. gerruis clann R. an tslighe ... carved a path, Rel. Celt. ii 200.27 . Of making the sign of the cross: gerruis ... comhartha ┐ signum na croiche cēsta, Fl. Earls 140.2 . Cf. Donlevy 400.13 . (gramm.) syncopates: vn. .c. cuid dībh do sīneadh ┐ do ghearradh ar a gcasadh, IGT Decl. § 53.14 .