getal, gedal, gétal

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n Also ngetal, ngetol, ngedar, ngéadar (an old vn. of gonid, 'act of wounding', Ériu xxxix 158 ) (a) a reed, the broom plant : ngetal dono .i. gilcach no raith ut dicitur : luth lega getal broom is a leech's strength, Auraic. 1190 ; 5561 . g.¤ .i. gilcach, 5521 . Cf. Anecd. iii 43.19 .

(b) the composite letter `ng' : tri foilcheasta (i.e. composite letters) inn oghaim .i. ceirt ┐ gedal ┐ straiph ... In baile i mbi n ria g is gedul i[s] scribtha and, ut est uingi ┐ cuing, Auraic. 440 , 442 ; 2896 (ngetol). muin, gort, ngedar, straiph, ruis, Auraic. 5929 . muin teann, nion teann ... luis teann, ngéadar, ruis rogharbh 'unlenited m, nn ... ll, ng, rr', Celtica xxvii 59 § 7 . dá mhuin, dá ghort i[s] ngéadar 'two m's, two g's and ng', Celtica xxvii 60 § 11 . sealbhadh guirt i ngéadar nglan 'the sealbhadh of g becomes clear ng', Éigse xxxvi 39 § 6 . ngetal, luiss, ruis cona rinn, | nin ┐ muin, ZCP xii 295 § 3 .