Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemgnacht or

n ā,f. (compd. of nem) studying the aspect of the sky or atmosphere, meterology: Manandan mac Lir ... ro findadh tria nemgnacht .i. tria deicsin gne in nime .i. ind aeoir, Corm. Y 896 = tre n.¤ (.i. gnathugud nime), Corm. p. 31 = triana engnacht, Cóir Anm. 156 , with marginal reading: tria nemh- ghnacht.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemiath or

x see neimed (II).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemidecht or

x see néimidecht.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemnaige or

n [f.] sanctity: nir choigledar Gaill ... noemh iná neimedh dá nemnaidhe `however sacred', ALC i 564.16 . See 2 neimnige.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemnall or

Forms: nemnuall, nemnall, nemnuall, naemnuall, neamhnuall, Nemh- naill, Nemnuall

n [o, m.] also nemnuall, which may be the orig. form or due to etymologizing glossators. Intonation, chanting or hymnody in religious worship? nemnall [nemnuall , LB] .i. is ed ainm is mō do anmandaib in domuin .i. nemnuall denmae ind aifrinn innsin. Nemnuall nuall fer nimhe uimbe, Corm. Y 960. neamhnall .i. nuall bfear nimhe nō cantaireacht denma an aifrinn, O'Cl. neamnuall .i. ceol aingeal, Lec. Gl. 464 = naemnuall, 271 M . neamhnuall `heavenly or divine praise; a hymn or anthem ', O'R.

Nemnall is found also as npr. m., Trip. 132.24 ; g s. Nemh- naill, AU 749. Nemnuall, Fianaig. 30.2 ; see Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 4 n. 2 and ZCP viii 180 - 181 .


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npr. f. see nemain.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nemthor or

n [o, n.]: fortched ngalann grithniad nemthor mbodba, MR 170.10 ; the `n.' of the war-goddess (? battle) is an obscuration of the valour of champions? ?cáin comlund crothfind Crist ar nemthuir, Death-tales 10.7 (ret.), cf. ib. 13 .

? nemtsos, nemṡós

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adj (B. na f.): nemtsos (.i. in tan is for beolu .i. in áes [leg. i n-aes?] Dae). lethsos (.i. lethclaen .i. in aes bair[d]ne). lánsos (in tan is faen .i. i n-anrothuib sofis ┐ aircetail), Anecd. v 23.2 . Apparently a compd. of neg. nem- and sous, meaning 'non-poetic lore (?)' Ériu xxxii 63, 78 .

? nemuide

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n is i nemuidhi cintaigh tainig se `within the time allowed the debtor', Laws v 350.15 Comm. : perh. a compd. of neg. nem- and uide `fixed time', i.e. at a non-time of payment = before payment was due.

? nemur

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? nemur or

n .x. nemur ┐ .vii. c. x. cona lóintib ┐ co n-armaib beris tar muir (of a ship), RC xxiv 377.6 ; transld. neuvaines by Dottin, taking it as a mistake for nae[n]bur, but perh. we should read n-ammor troughs, vats.

1 nen

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 nen or

Forms: n-ena, neann

n [f.] foster-sister; fosterling (?); a handmaid, bondmaid: ro techt a nen (.i. a hinilt) na cumand, LB 238[d]a24 (from a quatrain ascribed to Colum C.). ? noí mbliadna dond ingin sin | i mBrí Leith, láthar nena , Met. Dinds. ii 2.12 (< LL 163a 31 ); 'a fosterling's place' Celtica xviii 188 ; glossed nen .i. cumal in H. 3.18 (see Arch. iii 143 ), but perh. we should read n-ena (see note ad loc.). Cf. neann .i. ceangal; neanaim `I bind', P.O'C. (perh. a mistaken inference from pret. st. of naiscid).