nertad

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Forms: nerta, nertae

u,m. vn. of nertaid. g s. nerta (< *nert'tha), Wb. 31b11 . g p. nertae, Ml. 34d1 . Somet. by analogy treated as neut., see ZCP iii 25.25 below; n.¤ n-óg, BColm. 100.8 (n s.).

Strengthening ; nearly always in fig. or moral sense: gl. corroboratio, Ml. 66d7 . díar nertad-ni hi fochidib, Wb. 6c31 . asbert in gilla oc nertad Con Culaind encouraging, SC 28. ro raid na briathra-sa do nertad a apstal, PH 1611. oc nertad neich ro pri[d]cad dúib-si confirming what has been preached, Wb. 7b12 . nertath n-irisi, ZCP iii 25.25 do nertad irsi doib, Mon. Tall. 62. Exhorting, urging , with obj. gen. of thing urged: gl. adhortatio, Ml. 79b1 . exhortatio, 53a18 , 34d1 ; cf. Sg. 161b6 . is tualáng a nerta act rachomalnathar (= potens exhortari [in doctrina]), Wb. 31b11 . nertad den[ma] maith an exhortation to do good, Ml. 35c11 . in sidh do nertadh to advise peace, Aen. 2766. im nertad in catha fair, CCath. 539. Rare in physical sense: dobretha F. nertad forsin ṅgabail exerted all his strength (?), TBC 760.

1 nertaid

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Forms: nertai- dib

n i,m. a strengthener: gl. roboratus, Ml. 48d26 (the gloss like the preceding one refers to Dominus of the text). nertai- dib, gl. exhortatoriis, 115a5 .

2 nertaid

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Forms: ro nertais, ru nert, nertsus, nertfidir, nertai, nertad

v ā. denom. from nert. pret. 2 s. ro nertais, Pcr. 2a2 . 3 s. ru nert, Ml. 130b2 ; with pron. suff. nertsus, BB 45a4 . pass. fut. s. nertfidir, Wb. 10c9 . part. a s f. nertai, gl. animatam, Ml. 41b8 . vn. nertad.

(a) strengthens, confirms: is hé no-don-nerta-ni, Wb. 6d11 . corro nertam-ni cách hi foditin fochide amal non-nertar-ni ho Dia that we may strengthen ... as we are strengthened, 14b13 . nertim gl. armo ZCP xxi 281 . intí is trén, nertad in fand, PH 5825. in spirut noem ... nos-nertand fri cech súalaig, LB 251b5 . nertad firinni, na- nertfa let him strengthen justice, it will strengthen him, ZCP xi 80 § 6 . beim n-aillech nad nertad tuatha `an oath which the country does not confirm', Laws i 232.1 . Tadg mac N. nertaid gail `who strengthens valour', Met. Dinds. ii 72.21 . mairg neartas leis an díomus `who fosters pride', Content. xiv 65.

(b) exhorts; urges ; gl. cohortari, Ml. 130b2 , 133d6 . exhortari, Wb. 5d11 . With acc. of pers.: ro nert Coirpre um dighail a dhalt[a], ZCP xiii 171.20 . ro nert A.... a thaisecha con nderntais calma, Aen. 2673. With acc. of thing: ro nertais damsa co ndernain . . . (gl. huius operis te hortatorem sortitus), Pcr. 2a2 . issed ro nert combadh Agmemnón no gabhtáis advised, TTr.² 1340. ro nert in cath forro, CCath. 622. guro nertad for in stiurusmann . . . snamh asin luing amach the steersman was impelled to swim, 791 . Cf. adbertsadar ┐ ro nertsadar . . . cia bad choir do thabairt for āth, TBC² 2202 (argued or reiterated?).

nertaigid

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v g.

I Trans. strengthens, confirms, encourages: rom- nertaigfe ar nem is ar lár, ZCP viii 213 y . ros-nertaig, LL 160a11 . ni ni nach breth . . . nad fri spirat noem nertaigther that is not confirmed, Corm. Y 1224. an té nertaighes an bhréug who corroborates, Parrth. Anma 176.15 = Luc. Fid. 110.19 . In physical sense: neirteóchaidh an t-arán croidhe an duine (= confirmet), TSh. 8863.

II Intrans.

(a) grows strong: le ro-mét an tesa ó nertaighes an grían, Maund. 144.

(b) with prep. LA (LE) sides with, supports: do nertuigh in rí lasna geinti, Marco P. 18. neartuighid briathra Chrysostomus . . . le fírinne aneithe se, TSh. 8330. RC xix 276.17 . Ir. Texts iv 28.23 (text of 1589).

See nertugad.

nertamail

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adj i. strong, powerful: go Concubhar . . . rígh nearta- mhail nUladh, CRR² § 11 (neartmhar v.l.).

nertán

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n o,m. dim. of nert. ro gab time mo nertan `my poor strength ', Buile S. 30.11 .

nertmaire

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n [, f.] strength, power: baí dia nertmaire ┐ dá óclachas, TBC 775. leoman ar nertmaire, LB 29a59 . ó tcon- nairc P. nertmhairi a slōig, Aen. 25. ar nertmaire in cuingid, CCath. 2969.

nertmairecht

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Forms: nertmuir[e]acht

n f. powerfulness, might? gl. nobilitas [sic leg.], Auraic. 4217. nertmuir[e]acht, Three Ir. Gl. p. lxii 6 ( Eg. 88 f. 7061 ).

nertmar

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Forms: nertmhur

adj o, ā. strong, vigorous (in physical and moral sense): nertmhur `strong, hearty', Eg. Gl. 3. menma nertmar neimi- meclach, D IV 2, 74v a4 . aingeal nertmhar, Revel. v 2. doilghes géur . . . nertmhar, Parrth. Anma 112.5 = Luc. Fid. 64.21 . (compar. + DE) o chaithes in choland in mbiadh stairide . . . is nertmairite ┐ is calmaite in menma, PH 4800. Able, capable: ní bud nertmur mé ara innisin, RC xxiv 381.8 . Transf. of thing (act, etc.) possible, within (one's) power: nocha nertmar leo re i[s] sia . . . nā treisi `they are not able (to give) a longer time than three days', Laws i 234.9 Comm.

nertugad

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u,m. vn. of nertaigid.

(a) strengthening, confirming: nertugud n-aigenta, ZCP viii 212 § 63 (with analogical pre- fixed n-). G. do imthecht go hAlbain do nertughadh Dhail Riada, FM i 452.17 . do neartughadh an bhalla to fortify the wall, Isa. xxii 10. neartachadh, Dán Dé xv 19 .

(b) exhorting, urging: oca nertugad im taithbeoagad na mac, YBL 172b26 .

(c) with prep. LA (LE) siding with, supporting: ro athaigh na dee do nertugudh le Gyi, ZCP vi 88.18 . táinig féin sluagh do neartughadh le Mathghamhain came with an army to support M., Ériu i 101 § 54. Keat. ii 4363.

1 nes(s)

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Forms: nis

n a weasel: gl. mustela, Sg. 36a9 . luch marb no ness marb, Ériu vii 148 § 12 (= mustela of Lat. parallel, p. 182 ). ness .i. anmanda; ni fois acht utmall, Corm. Y 988 , cf. 975 ( Anecd. iv 84.1 ). nes . . . is ainm don phést re n-abarther bláthnait, H. 3.18 p. 611a ( O'C. 1335 ) = nis in parallel cita- tion from ACC Eg. given in Contrib. s.v. bláthnait.

See 5 es (RIA Dict. E), prob. the same word with apocope of initial n- due to assimilation with the article.