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.

1 neimnige

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n [,f.] (1 neimnech) virulence; fierceness, intensity: ara neimhnighe ┐ ara theintemhlacht na mbríathar úadh, Cóir Anm. 240. ar mhét a brotha ┐ ara neimhnigi (of a sea- monster), Lism.L. 2227 . itir . . . tromneimhnigi na teinnti- gechta, MR 112.19 . ? seacht n-eich . . . firdhiana co neamh- naighi mettle (?), BR 208.4 (: mebhraidi) = co nnemhnaighe, BB 278b31 .

2 neimnige

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n [f.] (2 neimnech) heavenly nature; sanctity, sacred- ness: nir chaicletar Gaill. . . . naem nā neimed dā neimníge, Ann. Conn. 1315 § 3 = dá nemnaidhe, ALC i 564.16 .

neimníge

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n (nemth-) [ia,f.] nothingness, nullity: nemhthnighe dhaoibh-si gach comhlann d'a bhfuarabhair riamh aga bhfeugadh súd every fight you have hitherto waged is nothing compared with yonder [foes], ITS v 130.4 . ? caidh .i. uasal nó ḟarbas no nemtnighi [nemthni v.l.], O'Dav. 465 ; the last gl. may be meant for cáith `chaff' = `what is profitless'.

neimnígid

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Forms: nefnigit, nemnigudh, neimtniugud

v g. (nemní) makes nothing, nullifies, annihilates: amal nefnígtir airthrialla mac ṁbec, LL 234a45 ( TTr. 1286 ). pass. pret. pl. ro nefnigit , LB 229a23 marg. (perh. intended as alternative reading to: díscailfid [ar senchas ┐ ar recht]). neimhníghim `I annul or annihilate', O'Brien.

Vn. nemnigudh feadha annihilation of a letter, Auraic. 769 = neimtniugud, 3561 (YBL).

neimṡenchus

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x see neimthenchus.

? neimtenaid

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adj virulent, satirical? neimtenaigh .i. neim ara tengaidh .i. doní aír, H. 3.18 p. 243b ( O'C. 458 ). ? ni aes nenta .i. nocha nemtenaigit e in nendtog cemad aesmar hi . . . .i. ni neimnig[e] sean na neannta nās a og, H. 3.18, p. 350 ( O'C. 732 ); the nettle is none the more venomous for being old (leg. nemtenaigide? see Laws iv 376.21 quoted s.v. neimthes (I).