goríad, goríath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. goríad, goríath or dil.ie/26405

adj meaning uncertain. Possibly connected with 2 gor pious . g s. of 2 gor + 4 eó, Ériu xxxii 74-75 . Meyer takes it as a s. of a cpd. of + riad and translates 'falschen Wandel'. The majority of forms point to final -th. See Wortk. vi § 129 : maithgein mairre (= Maire ?) mo cach miad | cathgeib co ṅgaire goríad, SR 2734 . trí coiri bíte in cach dúini: coire érma, coire goriath, coire áiged, Triads 127 . mocoire cōir goiriath gor, Anecd. v 22.16 . gnīm mogoriath, ib. 23.1 . coire goiriath (gl. .i. coire a roīadha[d] rogōe) isesidhe genither fōen induine ... is as foghailter soos do dainib inoghoiti, 24.6 . goiriath .i. gardhamh in gach iath, gl. in H.2.15, 117b (quoted Triads, p. 17 n. 5 ).