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npr. f. see nemain.


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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

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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

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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).

2 nen

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n an inch? nena ainm ordloigh, Met. Gl. Ff. 42 (nean v.l.). triucha nen (.i. ordlach) find na feic (.i. na fiaccail), LL 208a14 = IT i 162.9 (`thirty inches ... in her tusk', p. 164 ). nean .i. ordlach `an inch', P. O'C. neann .i. reise `a span', ib.

3 nen

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n a wave: nen .i. tonn, ut dicitur reim nena .i. dar na tonna, Corm. Y 997. nean .i. tonn; neana .i. tonna, O'Cl. P. O'C. (neann). See 3 nin and 1 nena.

? 1 nena

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n g s. in the expression: réim nena (? n-ena), occurring in law tracts: reim nena rl. In deoraid De ma dorinde tri ferta faillsighi ag tiachtain dochum thire i fiadnaise righ ┐ tuaithi, is saíre dō cona sedaib ┐ a bairc ┐ mana derna act aen no dedhe dib is saire dó cona sedaib ┐ comroind bairci dligthighi fora bairc ┐ amhail chleirech he fein a nEirinn im besgna ris, H. 3.18 p. 436b ( O'C. 1047 - 8 ). A similar gloss on rēm nena occurs in H. 5.15 p. 8b ( O'Don. 1591 ) which adds: cin co derna fert itir, masa cindti conid deoraidh Dé cena, no saerand cona crud ┐ comraind bairce. Cf. Laws v 16.11 fg. These passages seem to allude to some procedure by which a `deoraid Dé' landing in a stranger territory could attest the genuineness of his profession and thus secure his vessel and goods from confiscation. Possibly réim n.¤ = course over the wave (see 3 nin) or over water, if the true form be r. n-ena; cf. comul n-ena `meeting-place of waters', Met. Dinds. iii 142.3 .

2 nena

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Forms: nena

n pl.: .vii. nena , IT iii 54 § 99 (part of the tenth year's course for poets; some kind of poetic composition?). Cf. is í ín gramadach na nglond ... na reimenda, reim neana is na dúili deighfheadha, BB 17b7 ; perh. we should read n-ena in both exx., but cf. 1 nin.

? nenadmin

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n nenadmim .i. cael fathe ut est deoch do n.¤ .i. deoch do sugh neimnech na nendta ... nō deoch do ní fonaisces uisce asin lestar dō ... nō cael fathe imenaisc fidhu, O'Dav. 1299 ; the first gloss connects the word with nenaid, the others with naidm. By Ascoli 617 and Pedersen, Gram. ii 583 , conjectured to be d s. of *ennaidm (of which the pl. occurs in Ml. 2d2 ) with prosthetic n.