? 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.

nenaid

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Forms: neanaidh

n i,f. neanaidh, IGT Dec. § 189 (with note: coir sineadh ┐ gearradh ar casadh na neanta, i.e. the increasing cases syncopate the penult. vowel, rendering the first vowel long by position). A nettle, oft. in collect. sense nettles. nenaid quasi non fid hi acht lus, Corm. Y 987. neanaidh .i. neanntóg, O'Cl. do nenaigh glais .i. don nenntóg, O'Dav. 1045. lán a duirn do nenaigh, Hib. Min. 72.2 . ic ben nenta do denam praiscce, Fél. 146.16 . praissech nendta, BCC § 400. sil nennta, Rosa Ang. 116.13 . As a mark of deserted habita- tions freq. in maledictions: trí comartha láthraig mallachtan .i. tromm, tradna, nenaid, Triads 129 (neanad, neanntoch v.l.). comad he a comarbpa, trom ┐ nenaid ┐ traghnae, Cáin Ad. § 23. nenaid ocus tromm 'malle | conid é fonn a dúine, Arch. iii 304.14 . bud nenaid cu brath a lucht | cen tenid ara pr[ímphurt], LL 149b36 , cf. YBL 173a27 , SG 70.20 . Ériu v 94.19 . impidhi nenta am chloich áoil (prov. for a futile entreaty), Anecd. ii 72.9 .

In gram. somet. used as name of letter n , Auraic. 5925 (nendait), cf. 5516 .

nene?

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Forms: Neine

n Asail anoirb arus nene nertaib (nena v.l.), Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. i 52.1 . lānrī Lagen ... nithach nene uair | atbath i cath Feda Eoin, ZCP xi 110 § 25 ( LL 52a36 ); editor suggests reading nena (: Feda), but the rhyme is not necessary. fiss uait co hAgrúan co harmrúad nene, LL 297b16 (: neme) = SG 365.16 . Possibly a place-name: cf. Neine g s., Hog. Onom.

nentóg

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Forms: nenntog, neantog, neanntóga

n f. (nenaid) a nettle, nettles (supersedes nenaid in early Mod.Ir.). nenntog, gl. urtica, Ir. Gl. 208. gan biadh acht nenntocc ┐ samhadh, BNnÉ 126 z . don nenntóig, O'Dav. 1045. neantog, Prov. xxiv 31. pl. neanntóga, Hosea ix 6 . neandtog Muiri, gl. pes columbinus, Arch. i 333.24 (`small dead nettle', Hogan Luibhl.). le nendtoig greguidh fenugreek , Rosa Ang. 264.1 .

nenufar

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n (Med. Lat. nenuphar, Éigse iii 226 ) water lily: nenufar .i. blath uisgce, C IV 2 31 r b z . ola rōis ┐ uiola ┐ nenufar RSláinte 53.7955 . blāth nenufair 8840 . nenufar .i. blath na raibhi uisgi RC ix 238 . May be Lat. word, esp. in last ex.

1 neo

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n wind (poetic word?): néo ainm [na] gaoithe gloine, Met. Gl. Ff. 67 (néit, néid v.l.).

2 neo

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conj. and: sceo ┐ ceo ┐ neo tri comaccomail na Goedelge, ACC 9 Comm. ( RC xx 160 ), cf. LU 571. neo .i. agas, O'Cl. is inann neó ┐ ocus, H. 3.18 p. 645a ( O'C. 1445 ). No exx. forth- coming from lit.; prob. an archaic and poetic word, if genuine.

1 neoch

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pron. see nech and .

2 neoch

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adj. good? neoch .i. maith, O'Cl.

neóin

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n noon see nóin.

1 neóit

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Forms: neóit

adj niggardly, stingy, mean: is neóid gach gann, Met. Gl. Ff. 13. néoid .i. gann no olc, O'Cl. nirba neóit, Tec. Corm. § 12.14 . diamba cleirech ... níb neóit brécach, LL 360 m.inf. for na seotu ... la doenib nip neoit, Arch. iii 318 § 70. neóit, TBC 31 (oppd. to: maith im rath ┐ tidnacul). Cf. nitat neuit eitig ar buaib stingy in refusing cows (?), TBC² 977 (rhet.) (nitat neúit éiti ar buaib sceó foicherthar 'the herds for which battle will be joined are not scarce in cattle' TBC Rec. I 1098 , ZCP xlvii 57 ). maircc ... bhíos go neóid, KMMisc. 364 § 14.

In mod. lang. in general sense of shy, timid, poor-spirited , etc.: giolla neoid nairech, Ériu iv 51 § 11. do ghuth neoid nairech, 50 § 4 . neóide bochta buidhne Dé (of the murmuring Israelites), Hackett xlii 54 (.i. truagháin, Gloss.).