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.).

2 neóit

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Forms: neoid, neóit, neoit

subst. niggardliness, stinginess: nevit ┐ caillti a fail inmusa (a vice), ZCP iii 450.7 . trí maic beres neóit do dein- mnait: crith, dochell, grith, Triads 144 . Cormac cain buich (.i. ro bris) neoit (.i. gainne), LU 352 (ACC Comm., cf. RC xx 44.18 ) = neoid, BCC 350.15 ; cf. LU 1047. dollece néoit do gart, ZCP xi 96 § 54 g. fer cen neóit cen ét cen omun, TBC 31. ? g s. corra neoit , Anecd. ii 53 z , cf. corra diultada ┐ doichle, LL 117a42 .

neóite

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Forms: neute

n f. variant form of 2 neóit: gainni nó neoti, LU 1055 ( ACC 104 Comm. ), cf. RC xx 276.13 . cen ēt cen oman cen neoidi, Ériu ii 182.4 (neoitt v.l.). neute [= neuite] .i. cailte .i. drochtaige, H. 3.18 p. 73 ( O'C. 116 ).