nódh

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adj early Mod.Ir. variant of núae, núa. nódh ` noble, excellent ', O'R. nódh .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl. mar bhláth. . . an uair bhíos nódh new, fresh, Keat. Poems 288. d'ealadhain nódh, Hackett xxvi 63 . ar Chluain na nódh-bhreith `C. of the new births' (? noble judgements), E. O'Rahilly xiii 42 (ed. 1911). See 3 nó and núa.

nodmar

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adj o, ā. (nod < not?) significant, calling for notice? ní nodmar . . . nach aen-bro a single millstone does not count (i.e. it takes two persons to make a conversation), ZCP xiii 280.20 .

1 noe, nae

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Forms: noí, nóe, ocnóe

n (? metaphorical use of Noe (Noah), CMCS xix 17 n. 80 ) m. a human being, a person (B. na filed). noe .i. duine . . . dia ndamae noe for thír .i. duine for thír, Corm. Y 969 = dia ndama næ for tir .i. duleice in duine cessad fair, Auraic. 1610. nai duine, Corm. Y 93 ; Lec. Gl. 463 , 270 M (naí); Laws v 14.15 Comm. fercheirtní .i. fír cert naí .i. duine fīr-cherte, nam naí duine dicitur , Cóir Anm. 223 (the gloss implies the pronunciation noí). nae .i. duine, O'Cl. Met. Gl. 23 § 8. naoi .i. duine `a wight, a person', P. O'C. nae atacom- naic (.i. danat comainm) barr beg, ZCP v 484 § 8 , cf. iii 378.17 ; i.e. a fellow nicknamed Noddlekin? g s. conacatar elpoid uathmor aen-nóe , RC xiii 222.1 = elpait . . . éndaine, MS. Mat. 473.4 . fertot a thelgud noe .i. a telgud duine, Auraic. 1609. ?g p. fochoid ocnóe `tribulation (?) of young men', RC xxvi 24 § 74 = fochatu occnae, YBL.

2 noe

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n boat, ship see 2 nó.

noed, noíd

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n (poetic form of noídiu) an infant, child: Mōin ōin ō ba noīd, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 1 = noed (.i. noidin), LL 311a11 ; noedh (.i. naidiu), 377a26 ; noed, noéd, other MSS.

noedin, noedín

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Forms: nóidhín

n (formation from obl. cases of 2 nó) a small boat: doluid iartain ina noedin, RC xv 301.8 = ina nóedin, LL 159b21 , ina noidin, BB 357b26 ; nóidhín, SG ii 482.12 . Cf. follg.

? noenach

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n a boat ? g s. teicemait lucht noenaig for in muir dúibh oc iascach `a boat's crew', RC xiv 60 § 75 (noenuid, naonaig v.l.).

1 noes, naes, noís

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Forms: naesa

n legal science, law, custom, ordinance, new rule? a term used in legal tracts, where it is generally expld. as nua-fis `new know- ledge'; perh. a compd. of fis(s). noes .i. nó-ḟiss .i. fis nonba[i]r, Corm. p. 31 = nos .i. nóe-fis, Corm. Y 970 (the explanation refers to the nine men engaged in revising the Senchus Mór, see Laws i 16 ); perh. meant for nós custom . Used to denote the Senchus Mór: i nóus .i. isin sencus H.4.22 p. 33 (O’C 2009), Stud. Celt. x/xi 22 n. 4 . g s. fiadnaisi naesa nai `the testimony of the New Law' (? the law of nine), Laws i 10.21 . pl. imdingaib naidm noesa .i. ma trebar an naidm nascar, ni reagar noes lais, H. 3.18 p. 383b ( O'C. 842 ) = imdingaib naidm naesaib (.i. is eim dingbaither do reir nua- feasa), Laws iv 70.4 , 16 ; transl. `the new custom avoids security' (i.e. a good bond does not require sanctions?). filus naosa neimnecha nā tabrat toradh, H. 3.17 c. 443 ( O'Don. 576 ). ? ni seġaid noisi dibad fo iatha a n-orba .i. ni edh fastaigh- ther do reir no-fesa, Eg. 88 f. 22c ( O'C. 2300 ). laighidh ail for naesaib, Laws iii 220.21 ; 226.21 (legal maxim; `a rock lies on customs', Atk. Gloss.) = laighidh ail for naisib .i. laighidh ail in tSenchusa forna nua-fesaib forna saobhrosca- dhaib, H. 3.17 c. 433 ( O'Don. 538 ). cen naidm naesaib (.i. cin naidm . . . do reir nua-feasa), Laws iv 88.1 , 14 . a nnoisib tuath `customs of the laity', i 208.3 . costad for noisip (sign of a degenerate age), ZCP ix 168.20 .

Cf. further: nert cach naosad nemed, Nero A vii f. 143b ( O'Don. 2207 ). erraind nais `a share of new wisdom', RC xxvi 24 § 80 . airbertad naiss `an expression of new wisdom', 52 § 284 (glossed .i. is airbertach isind ḟiss nua). ?for fidrad n-ais, 28 § 111 (naes v.l.; leg. nais?).

2 noes

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n straw, rushes, litter? noes nua dia esair `new straw' (for strewing a floor), Laws iv 314.3 .

3 noes?

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n noes bla .i. crich ina coisce guire n-oise [leg. n-oiss?] no seasca i fidh no a muigh `a deer-mark: that is, a district marked by the hair of deer or of dry cows' (?), Laws iv 142.23 .

noí

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Forms: noi, naoi

indecl. num. adj. nine (mod. naoi). Eclipses initial of a follg. subst. (except in composition). In MSS. freq. expressed by the Roman numerals ix or viiii. noi, gl. novem, Sg. 197b6 . hí figuir noe montar nimæ ┐ noe ṅgrath æcalsa, Thes. ii 254.10 ( Stowe Miss. 65a ). .ix. n-imdada, LU 8051 ( FB 2 ). noi ṅgrad nime, SR 553. noí ṅDáiri, TBC 2694. nai mbliadna, Mac- Carthy 312 w ( BB 13b46 ). naei sailgi, Laws i 4.12 . naoi nduirn, ii 238.14 . i n-oentaid .ix. ngrád nime, PH 1443. na nóe ṅdesṅdurnu fichet twenty-nine, TBC 2957 = naoi, St. coicḟiur ┐ tri fichit ar noí cetaib 965 men, CRR 11. .ix. mis fo noi nine times nine months, Rawl. 147a48 .

As subst. folld. by gen. or partitive DE: dá noí míled, Fél. July 23 . trí noí n-immaire . . . .i. a noí do móin ┐ a noí do min ┐ a noí do chaill, Thes. ii 298.10 ( Hy. i pref. ).

noí tonda nine waves, expressing a more or less defined distance from the shore: itir noi tonda maro ┐ tir, Laws v 336 z . tar nae tonna mara, iii 422.4 . tar naoibh ttonnaibh, Leb. Gab. i 254.1 ; cf. ib. 4 (an archaizing form = tar naoi tonnaib, 17 ).

Compds. With subst.: Noíchride, sobriquet of Fedelm wife of Loegaire Buadach; so expld. by Thurneysen, Heldensage 125.1 . ní lesainm dait Fedelm Noíchride ar ḟebas do chrotha, FB 17 (which implies a connexion with noí = núa: see noí- chruthach below). nófis (in name of tract) nine-knowledge, the knowledge of nine men: nófis didiu ainm in liubair-se ro ordaigset, .i. fis nónbuir Ériu xlv 12 § 8 .

With adj. derived from a noun qualified by the numeral: ¤bliadnach nine years old, Ériu iv 94.10 . ¤brethach: noidiu noíbrethach .i. nóe mbretha ruc iarna gein fo chetóir, LL 319b4 = ZCP xii 332.7 , where Pokorny ( p. 333) explains as `born nine times', not with the glossator as `of nine judge- ments (maxims)'. Cf. the parallel texts published in ZCP xix 48 fg . ¤carptech (?): na noecharptig de ḟénnedaib na hIruade, TBC 5875 ; expld. by Windisch as charioteers who move always in bands of nine chariots; the v.l. noi ccairptigh St., naoí ccarpittighe H, mean nine charioteers. ¤cruthach (sobriquet): Fedelm Noícrothach ingen Concobair .i. noí crotha no tadbantais furri, FB 28 ; cf. Cóir Anm. 257 where an alternative derivation from núa is given. macc Feidilmi Noíchruthaige, CRR 53. ¤fichtech pertaining to the number 29; having 29 parts: ochtfhichtech é muna bisex in bliadhain ┐ mad bliadhain bisex is naifhichtech (of the zodiacal sign Aquarius), MR 112 - 13 . See noíchtech. ¤giallach, sobriquet of king Niall m. Echach Mugmedóin; expld. Cóir Anm. 118 : Níall Noíghiallach .i. noí ngeill ro ghabh . . . .i. coic geill Herenn ┐ giall Alban ┐ giall Saxan ┐ giall Bretan ┐ giall Franc; cf. ZCP xiii 378.5 . ¤tétach nine-stringed (of a harp): cruite náethétacha, Acall. 3793.