nónbor

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Forms: cless níad nonbair, nónbar, nónbair, nonbor

n o,m. (noí) in late Mid.Ir. also naenbar (-mar), mod. naonbhar. For formation see Thurn. Hdb. § 387 , Ped. ii. 136 . A group or number of nine persons (in earlier lang. of men only), used absolutely or folld. by gen. or partitive DE. nonbar a nomine nouim (= novem) , Corm. Y 993. ro marb nonbor do churadaib, LU 4375. nonbor di láthaib gaile fer nUlad, FB 55. nonbur ar chét do marcṡlóg one hundred and nine, Alex. 148. naonmur óclách, Acall. 107. nonmhar ogbhan, Fl. Earls 100.25 . ochtar no naenmhar do marbadh ann, AU iii 392.24 . g s. cless níad nonbair, FB 51. fri saegul nonbair nine generations, LL 126a23 . du. in dá nónbar itamáit the eighteen of us, Acall. 36. rachmaid-ne ┐ dá naonmar lind, ZCP xiii 212.6 (but: dā nonmar, ib. 9 ). pl. trí nónbair , Acall. 181. trí naenbair, 171 . ro marb na tri nonboru, FB 84. go tri nonbara, Laws iv 234.8 . bratgaisced na tri nónbor, FB 89. As adverbial dat.: dolluid Fer C. isa tech nonbor with nine men, LU 1498 ( MU 50.19 ). dochumlái som ass tríb nonbaraib with twenty-seven men, LL 251b43 ( TBFr. 367 ).

normanach

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adj o, ā. Norse, Norman ; as subst. m. a Norseman or Norman: gl. Normannigena, Ir. Gl. 308.

Nortmann

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n m. (Teutonic loan-word) a North- man (Dane or Norseman): longas . . . di Norddmannaibh, AU 836 (elsewhere in AU in Latin declension). longes tri ficit long do Normandaib, Cog. 16.4 . i críchaib Scithia ┐ Dacia ┐ Gothia ┐ Northmann , LL 171b49 (by Hogan, CRR 7 , ex- panded Northmannia). Hi Choluimb Ch. do losccadh la hall- murachaibh .i. la Nortmanoibh, FM i 406.5 .

1 nós

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Forms: noos, naus, nous, nós, nóis, nósa

n o,m. (British loan-word, cf. W. naws `nature, disposi- tion', Ped. i 23.49 ; but plausibly a native word. Cf. 1 noes LEIA N-22 ). n s. noos, LL 311a12 , Rawl. 115a8 . ? naus, Ériu iv 163.29 (= g p.?). d s. nous, Laws i 12.4 . Later also treated as i-st., perh. through confusion with noes (possibly a kindred word). nós (m., g s. and n p. nóis, nósa), IGT Dec. § 38.7 .

In general sense, custom, tradition, precedent ; in Laws of regulations established by usage or authority. nos [noes LB] .i. nóe-fiss .i. fios nonbuir .i. tri righ, tri suid, tri hespaic . . . ┐ ro badar uile ag denam ind tSenchusa Mair, Corm. Y 970 (alluding to the revision of the Brehon Law in the time of Patrick), cf. Laws i 16 and O'Cl.: nos .i. náoi fhios .i. fios naonbair. noco comurscaich Patraic a nos [in nous v.l.] fer nErenn iar tiachtain creitme, O'Dav. 423 (where it is wrongly glossed: in t-urdarcugud). nonbar dlegar do denam nosa dlighthigh .i. rí ┐ filid ┐ briugaid ┐ epscop ┐ fer leighind ┐ ollam ┐ aigne ┐ aire forgill ┐ airchindeach, H. 3.18 p. 436b ( O'C. 1048 ). intan donither nos nó dliged do nuaidiged, Marco P. 96. d'fhoillsiugud na nóus, ib. deichnebur . . . do coimetfadh co cuimnech na nosanna ┐ na gnathaigte (of the Roman decemvirs), H. 3.18 p. 59 ( O'C. 76 ). cach cin iar nos, Arch. iii 228.26 . do rigustar ar in cairn he do rer nois na naem, Ann. Conn. 1310 § 7.

In wider sense a custom (social or professional): cen biad, cen tenid, cen tech, | cen nós, cen cheol, cen hétach, SR 1892 (of Adam and Eve after the expulsion from Eden). nī bu nōs ardrīg `nicht war es die Sitte eines Oberkönigs', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 10 § 1 (= noos, Rawl. 115a8 , LL 311a12 ; nos, 377a26 ; fás, 377b41 ). ba nos bes coitcind la Rómánu can mileda . . . da tigid a longphort inaraili a common custom, CCath. 2424. gur thréigsead nós is seol na suadhfhlaith, Keat. Poems 1367. nóis adhnaicthe burial customs, TSh. p. 178 (ch. 8 title).

Of personal habits, manners, behaviour: a meic Néill cu nós `son of courteous Niall' (? famous son of N.), KMMisc. 260 § 4 (< LL 148a28 ); perh. = 2 nós. nós ┐ niamhcrotha Neill Naighiallaig, MR 116.19 . dá bhfuilngeam nós bhus nós glan if I take upon me a virtuous life, Dán Dé xxvi 14 . fear mar Naoise i gnaoi is i nósaibh, Keat. Poems 205.

Procedure, course of action; wont: ni fiu leamsa in nos a leitheit sin I do not deem such a proceeding becoming me (re- fusal to do a menial service), Lism.L. 1626 . sealad dóibh ar an nós sin | ag spairnn riú im ríoghacht, Content. xvi 154. fada gabhaim ó bhur nós `I avoid your method', xiv 46 . do réir nóis dáonna, 1 Cor. xv 32.

do (? de) nós with gen. in the way (manner) of, like: dod nós féin like you, Content. xviii 86. dá mbruithneadh i dteinidh do nós an óir like gold, TSh. 5255. atá slighe na gcionntach do nós an dorchadais, Prov. iv 19 ; cf. xxiii 34 . tabhair síodh damh . . . do nós Muire Magdáléan `as thou gavest it to M.M.', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxvi 7 . dá nós sin even so, likewise , Studies 1921, 589.1 . do nósaibh cáich like others, in the usual fashion, Hackett vii 3 . ? fó nós according to wont (custom): gan beith 'san cathair fa núas `quitting his accus- tomed seat' (?), BNnÉ 140.24 (: cúas); if really an ex. of this word. a nós gach laoi 'day by day' Celtica iv 121 § 8 .

For compds. see 2 nós.

2 nós

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n o,m. prob. same word as preceding, `that which is well known or established', hence fame, renown, reputation ; cf. O'Dav. 423 (quoted under 1 nós) where it is glossed: in t-urdarcugud. allud .i. nos, Corm. Y 86. ni ba mó a nós nā allud nā erdarcus damsa in chathaigthe I shall not have more fame or glory or distinction of the fighting, CRR 25. ni fair bias a nós nach a allud nach a airdercus, TBC 2517 , cf. TBC² 1863 and Acall. 3575. ritire ba mo nos ┐ clu, Ann. Conn. 1306 § 8. a[c] cuindghidh nois ┐ allaid, Aen. 2275. cuaidh fa criochaibh na cruinne nos an niadh, ZCP ii 362.29 . mic Mhíleadh fa hoirdhearc nós `Mile's courteous (? famous) sons', Content. xxviii 26. ? mar tharb cu nós nirt, LB 124b6 (poem) = go nós neirt `a bull with constant strength' (? famed for strength), Keat. iii 2047. ni dernadh . . . marbadh as mó nos [ná] in marbadh sin that was more famed, AU ii 548 y . g s. as attrib.: onfisech amra nois `a . . . famous diver', CCath. 2158. fer nois gan imresain of undisputed reputation, AU ii 556.25 ; cf. LU 2992 quoted under 1 nós.

In compds. it is hard to distinguish between 1 and 2 nós: ¤breth: Domhnall Ruadh rí na nóis-bhreath `of the famous dooms' (? judgements according to precedent), A. Ó Dálaigh lii 50 ; cf. clanna nosbrethecha Nemid, Ériu viii 6.9 . ¤buiden: Naile cona nós-buidhin `noble troop' (of monks), Misc. Hag. Hib. 102 § 8. ¤oirdherc ( ¤airdirc): fear naomhtha nós- oirrdheirc `a holy man of noble manners', BNnÉ 274 § 251 ; a common combination of epithets, cf. 191 y , Ériu v 76.4 ; 80.13 , 26 . do fhreccair Naile co nós-oirrdheirc `with dis- tinction' (? dignity), Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35.

? nosad, nósad

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n m. talam ba nua nosad do ní bu do reic ruidilsi .i. ba nua a nos i talum do aisic do, H. 3.17 c. 463 - 4 ( O'Don. 623 ). Cf. nosadh ` liking, approving ', O'R.

nósmar

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o, ā. (1 and 2 nós) adj. meaning variously

(a) customary and hence according to precedent, in good form, of good be- haviour (disposition),etc. , and

(b) notable, remarkable ; it is not easy always to decide between the senses.

nosmar gairther in gairm rig in due form (?), Fen. 228.4 . an dáil budh nósmar ag Día `pleasing to God' (?), BNnÉ 142.60 . do ráidh lena cloinn go nósmar ` courteously ', 138.50 . superl. mac righ is nosmuire ┐ is gnimaichi do bi do Breifnechaibh `best dis- posed and most accomplished', AU ii 446.9 . O Ruairc ri nos- mar nemtlaith ` reputable ', MacCarthy 434 § 2 ( BB 51a43 ). tucadar cath neimhnech nósmhar . . . da chéile `heroic', Ériu v 190.499 . h. Conchobair do imtecht co beoda nosmair isna Tuathaib, Ann. Conn. 1330 § 3. dā deil . . . niamad nos- mar . . . forru, BB 241b53 . is nósmhar na srólltuir ar ghréis doghnídh (of a lady's embroidery), Keat. Poems 103. róimh nósmhar `famous pile' (of a ruined mansion), KMMisc. 50.23 = Measgra Dánta 57.34 . ar leic nosmair Naile `famous flagstone', Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35. tug siad ar dhu[i]blēid nósmhar fashionable, modish Celtica iv 110 § 14 .

nósta

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adj io, iā. remarkable; famed? in Nosta, Acall. 267 n. (name of a horse = Coscrach, text). ? besa nesa besa treisi | is amra in t-én ┐ a adbha | cáithigh a nabha (= a n-adbha?) nosta | in t-én nocha caitheann ba, H. 3.17 c. 433 ( O'Don. 540 ) (verse quoted in a legal text).

not, nod

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Forms: nota, nod

n ā,f. (Lat. nota)

(a) a mark or sign, esp. one used in writing: nod a nota .i. si(n)gnum .i. failsiugud neich . . . not uaille .i. comartha uaille, Corm. Y 979. not inchoisc, Sg. 3b17 (gl. nota elementi given as definition of littera). pl. na nota áram, gl. numerorum figurae, 6b21 . nochan fuil uath conid litir acht ata conid not tinfidh h is not a letter but a mark of aspiration, Auraic. 3561 , cf. 1231 (nod), 768 (noit).

(b) later a sign of contraction in writing, a scribal compen- dium: cá méd nod is cóir annsa scribneoracht? Ní annsa: a trí: nod elaidhnech ┐ n.¤ lethach ┐ n.¤ nádúrdha, O'Gr. Cat. 91.13 (the three compendia given are illustrated resp. by DNS = dominus, DS = deus or dominus, P = pater): cf. 114.28 . nod `an abbreviation', O'Brien. Hence in fig. sense: ní beag nod dá chur i suim a hint is enough, Content. xxvii 4. ní beag nod dá chur i gcéill, Dánta Grádha xxx 10 . aicme . . . nár aisig dham nod do chomhall cineáltais who gave not the least answer, Hackett vii 6 . Nod leat, used like Lat. notâ bene (but prob. subst., not verb) in scientific and other writings: nod leat gu n-éxamlaigther na leigheasa note, bear in mind , O'Gr. Cat. 176.29. nod leat gur badh e Niall,etc., Rel. Celt. ii 300.18 .

(c) writing in general: naoimhe a nod 'the holiness of its writings' Celtica x 183 § 5 .

notaid

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Forms: notaitir, notad, nod

v ā. (Lat. notare) marks, denotes: pass. pr. pl. notaitir, gl. notantur [litteris], Sg. 28a11 . vn. berar hé co hescob na cathrach dia notad `to be censured', Fél. 46.2 . Cf. nod leat, possibly imp. of this vb. (see not).

notaire

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Forms: notire

n io,m. (Lat. notarius) a professional scribe: notire, Wb. 27d16 . notairi Grigair nuim, YBL 165b38 . noiteir coitchenn o udaras Imper notary general (= notarius publicus), AU iii 16.2 .