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.

noíb

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Forms: noíb, noeb, noíb, noíb, noeb, noiba, noíbu, noíb, noibaib, noeb, noem, naeb, naem, noíb, noem, naem(h), naomh, náoime, náoimh, náomha, noíb, noemu, noemu, noím

adj o, ā. O.Ir. n s. noíb. noeb, Thes. ii 294.30 ( SP iv 4 ). g s m. noíb, Wb. 6d11 . n p m. (as subst.) ind noíb , 21c5 ; noeb, SR 441 , 8193 . a p m. noiba, Ml. 37b4 . (as subst.) noíbu Wb. 7b2 , Ml. 37b16 (noibu). g p. noíb, Wb. 13c26 . d p. noibaib, 4c37 , Ml. 51a16 . In Ml. generally written without accent.

In early Mid.Ir. the commonest form of n s. is noeb (SR), with variants noem, naeb, naem (all of which occur in LU), naob ( Mon. Tall. 127.12 , 130.27 , 131.17 ), the form noíb being used in g s m. and n p m. Later noem prevails (commonest form in PH), giving way to naem(h) and mod. naomh. croch náom, IGT Dec. § 196 (g s f. náoime, d s f. náoimh, n p. náomha).

Of persons holy; of things sacred, consecrated; used both in inflected forms after a noun and as indecl. before one, the latter usage being common with proper names in the sense saint . In Glosses renders Lat. sanctus. is noeb cach oen dugní toil ind ríg, Thes. ii 294.30 . corrop noíb for n-anim, Wb. 16a21 . i mbethid noib a holy life, Ml. 74d9 . Críst macc Maire noíbe, Fél. Prol. 338 (noeime, nóebe v.l.). v s m. á rí noíb! ib. Ep. 37. v p m. a aithrecha noemu! PH 19. v p f. a chaillecha noemu! 3399 (for noema). Of things: huanaib aidmib noibaib ro batar hi tempul, Ml. 74a13 . for altórib nóebaib, Fél. Ep. 348. superl. cona chléir as nóebu, Fél. May 27 , cf. Jan. 20. Iacob as noíbem, July 14 . With npr.: itge ind noíb Thomáis, Dec. 21 (noeib v.l.). admuinemmar noeb Patraicc, Hy. iii 1. gnúis náem Míchil, PH 6389. sancta Brigida .i. noem Brigit, Lism.L. 1218 .

As subst. neut.: dugén a nnoib-sa I will do this holy thing, Ml. 69a21 . Very common as subst. m. and f. a holy person, a saint , in Mid.Ir. relig. lit. generally in technical sense either of a professed religious or of a saint; also applied to the spirits of the blest after death. ind noíb ata ellachti hi Crist, Wb. 21c5 . comthinól inna noíb, ib. 7 . cech nóeb boí, fil, bías, Fél. Ep. 289. taithmet nóeb ṅ-óige, ib. 131 . naim íarthair in domain the saints of the western world, FA 4 ( LU 1973 = noím LB). ind aine . . . dos-forslaic [sic leg.] Colum C. for noebaib Herenn C.C. relaxed the fast for the religious of Ireland, Mon. Tall. 68. ag naomh nó ag ban-naomh, TSh. 1048 (of canonized saints). Of the elect in heaven: indocbáil inna noíb i nnim, Wb. 13c26 . na noeb is ind noebaiṅgil, SR 8193. ni fil . . . fíal . . . eter mu[n]tir nime ┐ inna nóemu, FA 5. tír na naeb, 4 (LU = na noem LB). goirthear naoimh dona marbhaibh bhíos i bpurgadóir, TSh. 4868.

Compds.

(a) common. with nouns. in sense holy, sacred, pertaining to a saint or the Church , etc. ¤aingel: n p. noeb- aiṅgil, SR 8193. tongu-sa . . . tar mo nóebaingliu, Ériu ii 196 § 13 . PH 8085. ¤ainm: nóebainm Petair apstail, Fél. Prol. 109. ¤apstal, Fél. May 30 . PH 1630. ¤arbar: muinter nimi noebarbar a holy host, SR 8255. co nóebairbrib aingel, Fél. Ep. 344. ¤canóin: g s. ina noebchanone, Hib. Min. 12.395 . ¤corp: ic foillsiugud na noemcorp, PH 1580 (of bodies of saints). naoimhchorp Antonius, Keat. iii 779 (leg. naomh-). ¤decheṅg `a holy pair', Fél. Nov. 21. ¤dúil a holy creature , Hy. v 41 (nóeb-). SR 7422. ¤epscop, Fél. Ep. 253. ¤erlam: naomhērlamh a holy patron, Ériu iv 236 y . Colum Cille an naoímhérlamh, FM vi 1968.5 . ¤fis(s) : naoimhfhios, Keat. iii 466 (poem); a name given to the Senchas Mór. ¤fót: naomhfód (of site of a monastery), BNnÉ 262.24 . ¤gein holy offspring (child), Ériu i 122.16 (noeim-). ¤gérat holy champion , Fél. Aug. 4. ¤grád: noí noebgraid (of the celestial hierarchy), SR 1811. ¤ingen : i n-enccai nóebingen, Hy. vii 20. ¤itge, Fél. July 19 . Hy. v 92 . ¤légend: do néblégund sacred reading (literature), Mon. Tall. 25. ¤mairtirech: PH 6173. ¤máthir, Fél. Aug. 16. ¤muinter, Fél. May 13 . ¤nem: do noebnim, SR 312 , 6842 , 7116 . ¤óg (úag) f. a holy virgin: n p. nuíbhuaga, SR 441. nóemóga, LU 1991 ( FA 6 ). deich nóebóga, Fél. Feb. 28. drong nóebúag; ib. Ep. 252. i n-oentaid noemóg, PH 6172. ¤port: naomhport do Connachtoib (of a religious centre) BNnÉ 258.4 . ¤prainn: nóebphroinn cen ṡáith, Ériu ii 65 § 8 . nasadh naebhprainne, FM i 514 x (poem) = Bruchst. i § 108 , where Meyer emends: nasad noíbrainne the assembly of the company of saints. ¤rath, SR 7154. ¤reilic: féil nóeb- reilce ṅ-úasal `of holy relics', Fél. Oct. 1. ¤rí, SR 7975. Ériu iv 236.4 . ¤riagal: fo noíbriaguil recht, SR 2339. ¤scríbend: a p. noimscribinna, Hib. Min. 3.87 ; ib. 82 (noeb-). ¤scriptuir: g s. noibscreptra, Hib. Min. 12.409 . ¤senchas : duain naoimhsheanchais of ecclesiastical history, Keat. iii 749. ¤spirut, Fél. Ep. 354. ¤tech: dochum naemtaigi sanctuary, church, Ériu v 120.22 . ¤teglach: Ériu i 122.34 (naob-). ¤tlacht, SR 1308. eter náemtlachtaib spirtáldaib nimi, LU 2473. ¤trethan : n p. noebtrethna, SR 494. ¤trínóit: g s. na noemtrinoti, PH 1603.

In mod. lang. somet. forms a genuine compd. with noun, modifying the meaning of the latter; e.g. naomh-athair a Father of the Church, see TSh. 6715 , 8272 . naomh-athais blasphemy , defined as: athais do thabhairt o breithir do Dhia no do náomhaibh, Parrth. Anma 157.13 ; 71.19 ( Luc. Fid. 96.8 , 37.4 ).

(b) with adj.: neimhedh naem-ainglech, Acall. 500. nemh naemhcert `heaven of holy right', BNnÉ 268.4 . o ríg nime nóebfind, SR 5488. do ruirig nime nóebgil, 6886 . Noe nóebglan, 7302 . for nim noebnár, 782 . o ruirig nime noeb- uáig, 5878 , cf. fri loscud n-edpart noebúaig, 4262 (g p., form due to rhyme). ? naombrethach gach n-iardaighi .i. isi in naomad breath doberar do iaramdighe, 23 Q 6 p. 10a ( O'C. 1637 ) = naoimbrethach, H. 3.17 c. 439 ( O'Don. 561 ); taken by glossator as a compd. of noí which, however, aspirates the follg. initial consonant in composition.

(c) exceptionally with vb.: co noebthanic Dia do nim, SR 2153. briathra lé naomhchoisrighther í with which it (the Eucharistic wafer) is consecrated, O'Hussey T.C. 198.14 , cf. Parrth. Anma 209.16 , Luc. Fid. 133.1 , and the vn. naomh- choisreagadh, Parrth. Anma 211.3 , Luc. Fid. 134.7 .

noíbach

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adj o, ā. holy (? pertaining to saints) : fo nim noemach, ZCP viii 195 § 5.

noíbaid

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Forms: níb-noíbfea, noíbad, noemthar, noíbad, náomhadh

v ā. makes righteous, sanctifies; hallows; consecrates . as n-iress noíbas, Wb. 19b14 . níb-noíbfea, 13b19 . as hiress ro noíb Abracham, 19b12 . ro noíbad , 2b26 (pret. pass.). subj. pres. 3 s. ro nóeba m'anmain, Hy. vi 22. naomrī rom-nao- mustar, ZCP viii 203 y . ro bennacha[i]s Día in seachtmadh laá ┐ ro naemastar he, BB 16a5 . pass. subj. pr. noemthar th'anim, PH 7824. dogni Ruadhan mancha dibh ┐ do naemhaitt iatt sidhein `were sainted', BNnÉ 323 § 35 . Muire do naomhadh ar nimh, A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 2. part. see noíbthe. Vn. noíbad, gl. sanctificatio, Wb. 25b2 , cf. 3b31 . do noibad, 31b17 . is nóebad do gnímaib `a hallowing of works', Fél. Ep. 203. Ísu . . . dar noimad, Arch. iii 221.13 (cf. Ériu vi 112 § 2 ). cúimnig na dómnaige do naemad to keep holy, PH 7344. ar naemadh na sacramainti dō when he had consecrated, BCC 148. náomhadh, 1 Cor. i 2.

noíbán

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Forms: Naomhán

n o,m. a little saint (hypocoristic form from noíb) : cech nóebán co ṅ-idnai, Fél. Ep. 99 (naeban v.l.). As npr. m. Naomhán, Mart. Don. Sept. 13 = Sanctanus, 457 .

noíbda

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Forms: noibde, naomhtha

adj io, iā. holy; hallowed. ? n p m. beded noibde be sanctified, Wb. 3b28 . Felicitas nóebdae, Fél. Mar. 7 , cf. June 11 . fer noemda, PH 949. na scriptúri noemda, 3122 . a naídhe noebhdhai ! holy child, BNnÉ 46.4 . tathum o Día praind . . . naemda nasadh, Anecd. i 64 § 120. [do] dhealbhais neamh, naomhdha an táth `sacred welding', Dán Dé x 15 . In class. Irish generally replaced by the participial form naomhtha.

noíbdacht

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n ā,f. holiness, righteousness: amal chométus nech a noemdacht, PH 5987. comartha seanordachta ┐ naemdachta, YBL 153b15 . comhardha naomhtachta, FM v 1490.17 . As honorific title: naomhthacht in pāpa His Holi- ness the Pope, Fl. Earls 184.10 , cf. 186.15 . naomhthacht Sanct Proinseis the holy St. Francis, 248.27 . gach a ndernadh do stát . . . a n-urthimchell a naomhthachta `all the state . . . connected with her canonization' (?), 184.23 .

noíbe

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Forms: noíbe, noibi, noibi, noibe, noime, nnaibe, nuibe

n ,f. holiness, sanctity: n s. ind noíbe , Wb. 9c30 . a s. noibi, Ml. 46d14 . d s. noibi, 37a10 . g s. inna noibe , 37b4 . noime ┐ fírenchi, PH 4009 (a s.). co nnaibe , SR 720 (: caíne). co nuibe , Arch. iii 303 § 6. martir co méit noíbe, Fél. Sept. 13. ar nóebe nirt `by force of sanctity', Met. Dinds. iv 98.95 . gan rath, gan ro-naoime, BNnÉ 261 § 221b . fear . . . lán do naimhe, FM iii 12.15 .

nóibísech

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Forms: nóibhíseach

n m. (late Romance loan-word) a novice, learner: gan bheith dhó na noibhíseach, 1 Tim. iii 6 (ed. 1690). noi- bhiseach riaghla `a proselyte', Eg. Gl. 492 . See follg. nóibhíseach, O'R., Dinneen.

nóibiste

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Forms: nóibhiste

n m. (formation from Lat. novicius) a novice: Mael Sechlainn . . . quieuit . . . ina noibisdi i Mainistir na Buille, AU ii 282.9 = in [leg. ina?] nobitsi manaig. Ann. Conn. 1230 § 17 = ina nouist mhanaigh `noviciate', FM iii 254.2 . foghluinte, noibhisde a scholar, Eg. Gl. 499. nóibhiste `a novice', O'R.

noíbthe

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Forms: naomhtha

part. of noíbaid, q.v. ? dochuaid ro-scél noibthe dub . . . fo thúaid co tech a chlemna | i mmulluch na mór-Temra, LL 375a31 (i.e. tidings of the death of the daughters of Tuathal Techtmar). Mod. naomhtha holy: a Athair n.¤ (= Pater sancte), TSh. 421. inis n.¤ , Keat. Poems 1458. idir an áit náomhtha ┐ ro-náomhtha between the holy place and the most holy, Exod. xxvi 33. Oft. used as equivalent of title Saint: Bearnard naomhtha, TSh. 6576 (more generally expressed by the uninflected adj. naomh preceding the name).