guba

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Forms: gubae

n io,m. n. (angubai (leg. a ngubae) már, Anecd. iii 58.21 , PMLA lxii 895 n. 63 ) mourning, sighing, lamenting : raṅgab guba ... ar dula dia sarugud, SR 6087 . oc estecht fri guba ocus fri golgaire na n-anmand, LU 2227 ( FA 30 ). co mbatar oc guba ┐ oc ernaigthi imalle, PH 1008 . gne mbróin ┐ guba, ib. 3075 . gubae. guba enim graece suspiria interpretatur , O'Mulc. 674 . guba suspiria .i. osnad, Corm. Y 718 . dolluid banchuiri inna Gréine do gubu tuidechta Patraic uadib, Lat. Lives 43.z . dia cáine dia cét-gubo, Met. Dinds. iii 8.74 . guba .i. cained, Stowe Gl. 411 . tóigfiod súas golgháir agus gubha, Jer. ix 10 . Especially of lamentation or keening, as part of ancient funeral rites : atbail de. Fer- thair a guba, LU 10594 . clada[i]r a ḟert ... ┐ aghair a gubæ, TBC² 1231 . ro claidhed a ḟert ┐ dogniadh a ghubhu, TBC p. 197 n 2 . digníther a aonach gubha la hUltu, MS. Mat. 473.21 . ? To this : im chét ngaisced ngormdatha ngubae, LU 6765 = BDD² 270. Eithne In Gubai 'Eithne of the lament' SC2 574 , Éigse xxviii 160 .