néimed

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Forms: neimhedh

n o,m. dirt, filth, slops? ambor co némiud, RC x 216.34 = ammor co nnemid, ib. 38 . i lloc nemid no otraigh, Laud 610 f. 22b (Plummer MS. notes). neimhedh .i. ainm don uile salchar, O'Cl. neimhedh `dirt, filth', O'R. See néimidecht.

neimedach

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Forms: nimidech

adj o, ā. (nem) also nimidech, secure of heaven, elect: is nemedach gach aen . . . ic dol fria bás, Death-tales 10 n. cipe gebus m'imund hi llou a etsechta corub nemidach, LB 28b61 . bidhit neimedach , thou shalt gain heaven, BNnÉ 93 § 204 . bát nimidech, ZCP iii 210.12 = LU 9633. ni ba nimhidh[ech] nā talmanda intí millfeas ar n-aentaidh, Lism.L. 4282 . nimedach, RC xxiii 430.5 .

neimélach

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adj o, ā (neiméle) plaintive, piteous: nuallghubha nei- melach, Anecd. i 77.22 . tromghair tuirseach tromneimelach, CF 430. ro caidh frasa dichra dēr ┐ torrsi truaghnemelaigh [sic leg.], ZCP x 307.31 , cf. Ériu viii 32.7 . co truag nemelach, Cog. 62.4 . Of persons: Nemed mac F. dalta nemelach do Guari, LB 273b12 ( SG 53.8 ) = neimelach YBL ( Med. & Mod. Ir. Ser. iv 7.224 ); `an uncontaminated fosterling', O'Grady, as if = nemélnide; rather sorry, abject , as suggested by sequel.

neiméle

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n ,f. plaint, sorrowful pleading ; in rel. lit. generally of imploring pity for oneself or others. fer fri bun cruche, ind nemeli no ferfad frisin rig immo saerad, is fo ion iondas sin fermaid-ni nemeli fri rig nime immo ar sáorad, Mon. Tall. § 1. is for Pátraic is mó ata neméli airchisechta fer nErenn, RC xii 424 § 6 ( LB 258b26 ). ferad cach a neimele fri Dia, SR 8073 (: gel-ḟéle). ciid fri Dia ┐ ferais nemeli fris, ZCP iii 30.13 . oc tróge ┐ oc neméle frisin Comdid [sic leg.], LU 2227 ( FA 30 ). gabaid oc neméle moir ┐ oc aithrige fri Dia, PH 814. nuall ┐ nemeli do denam frisna deib, CCath. 981. ro badh lór do truaighe ┐ do neimhéle an lamhchomairt, FM vi 2292.3 , cf. Hugh Roe 320.25 (f. 83b) . ro gab truaighi ┐ tromneimeile iat, ZCP vi 277.8 (of would-be assassins, almost = pity, relenting ).

neimemail

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adj i. poisonous, baneful: an greim urchóideach neimheamhuil d'ubhall na haithne, TSh. 2434.

neimid

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Forms: neimhim

vb. bāid Gilla Brighde assī sin | ar cēd-bāidh re Clainn Dalaig; | gé dorad mé deridh [leg. deiredh] di | ni do neimhedh é indte, Ir. Texts ii 39 § 33 (poem of 15th cent.). Cf. neimhim `I corrupt, spoil ', O'R.

neimide

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adj io, iā. (neim) poisonous, venomous : sruth nemnech nemide, SR 7150. nathair nemidhe, Leb. Gab. i 196.18 . for piastaib nemide, Aen. 2185. for fēraib nemhidibh poisonous grasses, CCath. 3944 ; cf. 903 .

néimidecht

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Forms: neimhidheacht

n f. (cf. néimed) filth, foulness? néimhidheacht .i. salchar, O'Cl. neimhidheacht `filth, dirt ', O'R. ? g s. lin[n]ti dubfola co faircsi neamglaini ┐ nemidechta mōiri forro, CCath. 964 ; ` virulence ' (< neimide), Stokes, but the sense foulness seems more appropriate.

1 neimnech

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Forms: nim(h)nech

adj o, ā. (neim) in later lang. also nim(h)nech.

(a) poisonous, venomous: ind ibair báis neimnich the deadly poisonous yews, Sg. 33b11 . sruth nemnech, SR 7150. marai nemnecha, FA 30 LB ( IT i 191.10 ). fuair dig nimnid [leg. nimnig], LL 129b38 = MacCarthy 210 § 2 (:hingin). for nathrachaib némnechaib, PH 4846. gerrta ainmidhi neim- nigh, Rosa Ang. 146.5 .

(b) fig., of things (actions, qualities) envenomed, deadly, dangerous, keen, intense: alind á óiph in forcitil, nemnech immurgu a inne, Wb. 7c1 . is nemnech in gáeth hísiu, ZCP viii 175.19 (Laon Glosses). gai nemnech, LU 4339 (perh. poisoned). lind nemnech núa (i.e. strong, heady), Ériu vii 222.10 ( LL 208b31 ). nogo rainic an sliabh neimhneach n-oigrita, iii 166 § 22 . cath fuilech fírneimnech, ZCP vi 56.16 . dogniat nuallguba . . . némnig, PH 8315. cride . . . co ngoirtius nem- nech, 6443 . doilghios gér nimhneach, Mac Aingil 5.1 . peacadh neimhneach, TSh. 2303. gud bhois nuídhe neimhnigh `death- dealing hand', KMMisc. 170.6 . buille ró-nimhneach, Jerem. xiv 17. superl. mionna as neimnighe ar talmain `halidoms the most potent' (i.e. the most deadly to those who swear falsely by them), Misc. Hag. Hib. 116.28 .

Of persons, venomous, vindictive, dangerous (to deal with); occas. in favourable sense: fer nemnech drochthengthach in Bricriu, Ériu iv 32.1 . slog . . . néimnech naimtige (of devils), PH 8105. ba nemnech in lanamain (of Nét and Bé Néit), O'Mulc. 132. duine nimhneach a wrathful man, Prov. xv 18. fer nemnech naimdemail (of Caesar), CCath. 351. aithesc Néill neimnig, Ériu iv 104.3 . fir niata nemnecha, Ériu viii 44.35 . brugh na n-onchon n-oscardha nimhneach, Keat. Poems 857.

Adv. ro escain in flead amail is neimneachu forcaemnacair a heascaine, FDG 135.

(c) as subst. ā,f., name of a poetic composition (satire or lampoon?): ind nemnech drisecca, BB 305a30 = in damnech drisiucca, IT iii 65 § 133.

2 neimnech

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adj o, ā. (nem) heavenly: Torach, aitreab nemnech naom, ZCP x 341 y . do cadach na naomh neimhneach, BNnÉ 251.10 . superl. naomh as neimnighe puirt `most heavenly in respect of city', 286.3 . See 2 neimnige.

neimní

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Forms: nephní, neph-, nef-, ne(i)m-, ne(i)mp(h)-, ne(i)mth-, nephní, neimthní

n neut. indecl. (nem-+ní `thing') O.Ir. nephní, Mid.Ir. variously neph-, nef-, ne(i)m-, ne(i)mp(h)-, ne(i)mth-.

Nothing: nephní, gl. nihil, Sg. 95a3 . neimthní, gl. nil, Ir. Gl. 978 ; gl. nul, 988 . ní du nephní, gl. non de nihilo, Ml. 69c7 . in rí | dodos-rosat do nemphní who has created them out of nothing, SR 564. fég na duli . . . co ndernta do nemní tría nert in Chomded, LU 2726 ( RC xxv 252 § 36 ). ro thusmis na huli do nefni tria bréthir, PH 4796. Nothingness, nullity: is nephní sin uile fia[d] Día, PH 5876. neimhtní gach ní acht Día, BNnÉ 3 z . do dhála gidh neimthní anocht, Measgra Dánta 56.39 (addressed to the castle of Donegal, destroyed in 1595). is n.¤ limm (expressing scorn or disapproval): nephni lem robad re n-ēnlæch dam, TBC² 2419 ( = I scorn, pay no heed to, a warning before a single opponent). nefní lim-sa sein, LL 234a43 = TTr. 1286. is nemphní ┐ is nemada lind tregdad in talman, Alex. 859 ( = we deem digging the soil a wrongful waste of time). CCath. 3394 (nemtni). dogní n.¤ de . . . makes nought of, disregards: o ra chuala T. in fástine . . . ni dernai acht nephní di, LL 229b7 ( TTr. 905 ). ni dernad acht nemthni dind, Aen. 30. mogenair duine doni don tṡaegul uile neimni, Arch. iii 221.20 . dorónsat neffní ┐ brígh mbicc don uile ghiall, FM vi 1904.7 .

cuirithir for n.¤

(a) makes light of: mirbuli meic Dé do chur for nefní, PH 6436. ro chuirset for nemhthní na Flemendaigh, FM ii 1172 x . do chuireabhair mo chómhairle a neimhnidh ye have set at nought, Prov. i 25. Cf. ro mid ar nefní na huli counted all things as nought, PH 1674. cia dobertha [damsa] ríge . . . adrimfinn ar nempni, Trip. 180.9 .

(b) brings to nought: curid a nert ar nephní, LL 150a14 . díscailfid ar senchas athardha-ne ┐ ar recht ┐ cuirfid for nefní iat, LB 229a24 . beirid (dobeir) ar n.¤ brings to nought: ruc mo nert uile ar nemfni, Acall. 2874. tug ar neimhnidh neart na sluagh, Dán Dé xvii 26 .

téit ar n.¤

(a) vanishes, disap- pears ,

(b) perishes: dochuaid ar nemthní ( = e conspectu evanuit), Lat. Lives 91.2 . ro leigh an t-ór ┐ teid for neifní, BNnÉ 106 § 20 . docuaidh a ciall . . . ar nemfní uad his sense left him, ZCP vi 44.31 . ro sgailti na barca ┐ docuatar ass for nemni, Fél. 200.18 . dochuatar for nefni na rig batar anallana i n-uaisle, PH 4261. coíca láech . . . trúag a ndul uili ar nefní, TFerbe 499 . nách deach do reacht ar neffní lest thy law perish (be made void), Ériu iv 180.11 . Cf. further: baintreabhach bhocht ar neimhní brought to nought, destitute, A. Ó Dálaigh liii 19. tug nemhní i nert dod mhenmain `bring thy spirit to set no store by violence', O'Gr. Cat. 457.11.