nertaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. nertaigid or dil.ie/33120

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I Trans. strengthens, confirms, encourages: rom-nertaigfe ar nem is ar lár, ZCP viii 213 y . ros-nertaig, LL 160a11 . ni ni nach breth . . . nad fri spirat noem nertaigther that is not confirmed, Corm. Y 1224. an té nertaighes an bhréug who corroborates, Parrth. Anma 176.15 = Luc. Fid. 110.19 . In physical sense: neirteóchaidh an t-arán croidhe an duine (= confirmet), TSh. 8863.

II Intrans.

(a) grows strong: le ro-mét an tesa ó nertaighes an grían, Maund. 144.

(b) with prep. LA (LE) sides with, supports: do nertuigh in rí lasna geinti, Marco P. 18. neartuighid briathra Chrysostomus . . . le fírinne aneithe se, TSh. 8330. RC xix 276.17 . Irish Texts iv 28.23 (text of 1589).

See nertugad.