Cite this: eDIL s.v. notairecht or

Forms: notaireacht

n f. the profession of a scribe (or notary): notaireacht, Auraic. 5798 (in list of callings or occupations). See noiteoracht.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. notal? or

Forms: Notal, Nattal, Natal

nod a nota . . . unde dicitur notal .i. not uaille .i. comartha uaille hé, Corm. Y 979. Perhaps npr. m.; cf. Notal (= Lat. Natalis, name of a Roman pilgrim), Ir. Lit. 60.2 ; Nattal, Gorm. July 31 = Natal, Mart. Don. July 31.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nothath or

n (Lat. nothus < Greek νόθος) loan, loanword: tre-nothath gl. exilis etiam a Graeco ἐξίτηλος factum 'by loan, by loaning' Sg. 56 b 3 , Ériu xxxvi 187 . níbbu machdath betis grecdi ┐ nothath foraib linni ┐ dano it latindi amal sodain ut dixit prius: in latinis uerbis placuit f ... usque facio 'it was no wonder that they were Greek since we call them loan-words' Sg. 6 a 9 , Ériu xxxvi 188 . ? causa noth- (leg. nothath) gl. n expellitur a Grecis in -ων desinentibus cum in Latinam transeunt formam Ériu xxxvi 187 , but see A Dictionary of Old Breton ii 529 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nóthe or

x pl. see 2 nó.

? notlach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? notlach or

adj o, ā. ciasu file file neit .i. cia suí file in fili as Nede, no in file notlach, LL 186b11 , cf. RC xxvi 14 § 5.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. notlaic or

Forms: nolaig, notlac, nollac, notlaicc, nodlaig, nodlag

n f. (Lat. natalicia, Ped. i 204 ). n s. nolaig, Laws v 396. 25 Comm. g s. notlac, LL 22a55 . nollac, Laws iii 492.12 Comm. (phonetic). d s. ré notlaicc aird, Fél. Nov. 13 (nodlaig LB). Mod. nodlaig, g s. nodlag: na nodlaige, O'Gr. Cat. 594.41 (scribal entry of year 1733).

Christmas; Christmas day, either alone or in expression n.¤ mór great Christmas, in distinction from n.¤ becc (stéille) little Christmas (C. of the star), i.e. the Epiphany; in these expres- sions the adj. is often undeclined. Later n.¤ becc came to be used for the feast of the Circumcision (Jan. 1), as in the Book of Common Prayer (editions of 1608, 1702); the term Nodlaig Bheag is still current, being used in Munster of the Epiphany, in Connacht and Ulster of New Year's day. i n-obli casc ┐ notlaic (leg. notlac?) ┐ cheṅṅcigis, Thes. ii 254.18 ( Stowe Miss. 65b ). in notlaic . . . Críst ó Mairi . . . génair, Fél. Dec. 25. ciped laa forsa mbe notlaic mór nó notlaic stéille, Ériu ii 208 § 28 = notlaic mor .i. epifania Domini nó notlaic becc nó notlaic stelle, LB 203b52 (where the gloss is misplaced). día tairridi notlaic steild the day after Epiphany, Mon. Tall. 30 = an la d'eís epífania, Rule of Tall. § 96a . ó nodlaig mhóir go féil Bríghde, Ériu i 80 § 10 (Leabhar Oiris). ó nodlaic mór co nodlaic becc, Cog. 112.14 . o nollaic co feil Brighdi, AU ii 362.16 (a. 1282). adaig notlac mór, LL 22a55 . aidchi notlac moir, RC xvii 365.17 . aidhce nodlaic mór, AU 1056. ota aidchi notlaic mair co hiarnotlaic steill, ZCP xiii 28.8 (nodlug mor, notlac móir v.l.). go hoidhche nottlacc stell, Hugh Roe 18.21 (f. 5b) . fó nodlaicc mór, FM vi 1988.13 . du. etir dí notlaic, Mon. Tall. 30. snechta mór eter dá notlaic, AU ii 290.22 . Meton. of a Christmas banquet: do chaith sé an nodluicc do roinnedh d'Aodh Buidhe, L.Chl. Suibhne § 39.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nóud or

x see nóad.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nouice or

n [io, m.] (Lat. novicius) a novice (in a religious order): quievit a mainistir Chille B. i nouici mhanaig `noviciate', ALC i 194.13 (leg. ina n.¤ ? but perh. a fem. abstract). tech na nouici, 224.16 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. nouimber or

Forms: nouimbeir, nouember, nobimber, noimbir

n o,m. (Lat. november) the month of November: g s. nouimbir for slúagu, Fél. Nov. 30 (trisyll.; nouimbeir, nouember, nobimber, noimbir v.l.). See noimper.

1 nú

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 nú or

adv. (< núe, núa) now; lately, recently (poet.): is nu nad mair .i. is nu atbath, LU 575 = ACC 11 ( RC xx 160 ). adfet co nú .i. no aisneded co rici nú until now, LU 881 = corice nu, ACC 66 ( RC xx 260 ). ? cid náci[d]-fitir nuu, ZCP iii 216.8 = LU 9703.

? 2 nú

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? 2 nú or

n n. abbrev. of nufíadnaise the New Testament used in archaic poetry: adfet co nú . . . adfet fil and idem ┐ vetus testamentum ┐ a nnu. is nouum testamentum .i. no aisneded dūn fetarlaic co núfíadnaise ut dixit. . . . fortgella .nú. ┐ fet, LU 883 fg . ( ACC 66 Comm.) = fortgella nu ocus uet, RC xx 260 .