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2 gíall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 gíall or dil.ie/25788

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(a) a human pledge, a hostage . See Bürgschaft, pp. 74 - 83 , Críth Gabl. p. 95 f . gl. obses, Sg. 102b3 . co ruc Euá gein n-aile | do Adam, ba cain in gial, SR 1935 . Cisnē fē[i]ch i tiagad gē[i]ll ? what are the liabilities for which hostages are given ? O'C 559 ( H.3.18, p. 277 ). giall so tucadh re comalladh dlighidh urradhuis, Laws ii 116.23 Comm. cia elathach in giall im in coirp-dire `though the surety be an absconder,' v 180.3 Comm. geall no giall is ainm do on n-inbaidh robaisdeadh anall gu cend .vii. mbliadan ... cimidh cach duine o sen amach, O'C. 559 ( H.3.18, p. 277 ) ; cf. also O'C. 241a . co nderna giall do Naim `made prisoner of N,' Marco P. § 63 . cloc ┐ salm do eclais : geill do rígaib, LU 9786 ( RC vi 165 ). géill díthma `forfeited hostages,' Críth Gabl. 596 . ni rig lais na biad geill i nglasaib, Laws iv 50.22 . Cf. is gat fás flaith cen giallu, LL 146b36 ( PRIA 3 Ser. iii 544 § 18 ). géill co ṅglaini, Fél. Jan. 9 . rohadnaiced na geill tuctha andeas ┐ siad beoa, RC xxiv 184.17 . M. ... ar ngabāil gīall for Mumain, ZCP viii 119 v.4 . co tuc giallu Muman, AU i 364.21 (an. 855 ). rogab ... giallu ocus bragti do feraib Mumhan, Cog. 82.13 . ferr cride gialla (giallu, Lec.) courage is better [security] than hostages, LL 345c36 ( Zu Ir. Hss. 15.18 ). for licc na ṅ-gíall i n-Emain Macha, TBC 4726 . fer gabala giall nErenn, RC xviii 41.29 (Tig.). Nīall na ngiall (sic leg.) ngraigech `N. of the mounted hostages,' Arch. Hib. ii 50 § 33 . Carcair na nGiall mar a mbídís géill nó bhraighde ... i gcoimhéad, Keat. iii 554 . ní faghuir géill ar ghiallaibh `no exchange of hostages is got,' TD 7.3 . Of Christ : rāiti rī risin ngīall nglan, ZCP viii 563 § 29. Of the B.V.M. : ba bangīall (sic leg. : Gabhrīal) Rīgh in rīchidh, 562 § 3 . Fig. inn é gíall (inniat géill v.l.) for tengtha de | ruc Níall ... úaib-si ? `Are your tongues the hostages which N. hath wrung from you ?' Ériu iv 108 § 64 . giall grúaide a pledge for somebody's protection (?, see gruad) : aurfogair dōib gīallu grūaidhe, Arch. iii 295 § 31.

Compds. ¤bhrios ( ¤phrios `press') hostage-cell (?), TD 6.18 . ¤bhroid : do bhaoi i ng. agá ghrádh, Dánta Gr. 71.15 . ¤cherdda (cherd), q.v. ¤chométaide a jailer : saidhleóir nó giall-choimhéadaighe don diabhal, TSh. 7344.

(b) As vn. act of yielding homage, obeying : dúil na toile do bheith ag giall don réasún, TSh. 2996 ; 3044 ; 3070 . See ib. Vocab.