núar

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n (variant form of núall?) a wail, lament, sorrow: ard aniu an nuar gáir guil grednaigh | fuil a ttír O tToirdhealbhaigh, Cog. 96.3 (line is hypermetric, om. an nuar?). mo nuair-se my sorrow! (interj.), Keat. Poems 1365. mo nuar, 239 . nuar mo chroidhe-se, E. O'Rahilly xv 173 (ed. 1911). See monuar.

núe

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adj. see núa.

núḟiadnaise

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Forms: nufhiadnaise, nua-, nui-

n m. (orig. n.?) and f. (g s. in núfiadnaise, PH 3454 , cf. 3462 , 3528 , 5574 ; ind nufhiadnaise , 5278 , against 15 cases with fem. art.) occas. nua-, nui-.

(a) lit. `new testimony', hence the New or Gospel Dispensa- tion, later also in more limited sense the New Testament; commonly used without article. doairchechain do Christ ┐ do nufiadhnuse, Hib. Min. 3.86 . don eclais cechtarda phetar- laicthi ┐ núfiadnaise, FA 1 (LB), cf. in eclas cechtarda .i. petarlacthi ┐ nuafiadnaise, PH 3658 ; BColm. 2.3 . co tárfad breatha . . . tria núfiadhnaise nóemgloin, Ériu iv 138.10 . na dā recht . . . .i. peterlaicc ┐ núfiadnaise, PH 4552. popul na n-iressach isind nufhiadnaise iar forcetul soscelai, 4576 . doratad forcetul soscela do phopul na nufhiadnaise, 5512 . iar bfogluim canone petarlaice ┐ nuifiadnaisse, Lism.L. 3449 . ardmhaighistir dlighidh nuifhiadhnaisi ┐ shenreachta, FM iii 526.8 . ar cheastaibh an tSeinreachta ┐ na Nuaifhiad- naise, TSh. 3402.

(b) in law tracts recent (contemporary) custom or law, op- posed to that of earlier ages: screapoll . . . do reir na n-arsatan, no trian . . . do reir nufhiadhnaise, Laws v 212.27 Comm. , cf. 284.14 ; Cóic Con. Fug. 48 § 86 and p. 72 n .

núide, nuíde

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adj. see núaide.

nuidlech

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n ā,f. a cow after calving, a milch-cow: bla n.¤ nus, Laws iii 228.7 . slan do nuidlig, ib. 9 . nutlach iar tōdh, v 152.10 . fuil nutlige iar too, ib. 3 (text), cf. fuil nuithlighe [nuathlighi, nuithlig MSS.] iar tóudh .i. in fuil feras in nuith- lech iar mbreith a laoigh, O'Dav. 1498.

nuidlechas

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n o,m. state of a cow after calving: cid fodera go sguirinn ni do boin, nuithlechus do beith uirre? H. 3.18 p. 632 b ( O'C. 1395 ). meracht a nuidlechais, Laws iii 228.16 .

nuimir

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n ā,f. (also gutt. st.) (< Lat. numerus) = uimir. A number: ni numir a haon acht is uadh ḟasait na numrecha, Corm. Y 447. is lia clann Adaim arind numir atchuadammar Éigse iii 224 (Rawl. B. 502 69 a 37) . in nuimir óir the Golden Number, Fél. p. xx 17 (scribal entry of 1467), cf. O'Gr. Cat. 290.25. do coimhlionadh na nuimire bliadhan, Leb. Gab. i 4.2 . do mhédughadh nuimhri bhar tteghluigh, Mac Aingil 108.4 . d'fhaisnéis nuimhreach an tsluaigh, Keat. ii 2586. cuirthear an uimhir chinnte . . . ar son nuimhreach éigcinnte, TSh. 7861. g p. Leabhar na Nuimhreach the Book of Numbers, 374 (= Uibhreacha, Bedell). mórán nuimer diarmidhe do doínibh, AU iii 508.23 . In concrete sense of a number (group) of individuals: naei nuimhir (= n-uimhir?) ag car do chlu `nine hosts praising Thee', A. Ó Dálaigh xii 9. Of chronological computation: an 8 la Feb. 1664 do réir na nuimre as mo `according to the greater computation' (i.e. New Style), MS. Mat. 561.26 .

núin

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adj evil, harm (poet. and B. na f.)? ba truag núin | no n-adraitis Gaedil gūir, LL 213b40 = truag in rúin, Met. Dinds. iv 18.5 . cuic .i. rūn, ut Nede mac Adna dixit: ni chuala cuic nuin, Corm. Y 300 , cf. 698 (p. 60.7) . nuin .i. olc, ut est: ni cuala coic nuin .i. ni cuala ar ma run olc dam, H. 3.18 p. 61b ( O'C. 79 < Bretha Neimed). Cf. ni chuala cuic [cuich LL] n-inne [ninde, inní, inni v.l.] maicc Adnai, RC xxvi 14 § 6 (said by Ferchertne). See núna.

? nulam

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adj léne beca nó nulam (gl. bánchaimsa = linen shirts), Ériu ii 5 n. 82 .

? numaige

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ind do comraicedur aris co nua numaigi nemarrsaid re roile, ZCP vi 41.27 .

núna

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Forms: nauna(e), noíne, naoine

n f. famine (cf. W. newyn). For discussion of etymology see Pokorny, ZCP xiii 37 - 38 , who considers that the orig. form was nauna(e) and suggests that the variant noíne may be due to the influence of oíne `fast'. Cf. the mod. variant form naoine (< noíne) given by Dinneen. núna .i. gorta, O'Cl. nuna ina flaithius, Laws iv 52.7 (sign of falseness in a king). gorta ┐ núna ┐ dunibad, RC xii 428 § 17. marta la nuna, RC xxvi 46 § 232 (glossed .i. gorta, LL 188c59 ). issed dober nauna ┐ gourtai . . . forna tótha cloena, Anecd. iii 26.22 (Cáin Domnaig; nuana v.l.). ara tesargain don nuna, Cóir Anm. 37. g s. di phlágaib tened et nóine et gorte, Thes. ii 256.12 . fri huais ngortae no nóina for tuatha, Ériu vii 148 § 14 . daermanaig .i. . . . na maneig nuna ┐ gola ┐ gabla, Laws iii 10.23 Comm. = manaigh nunaigh, H. 3.18 p. 228b ( O'C. 416 ). bliadain núna moiri, Lism.L. 1970 = n.¤ ┐ gorta, Paris MS. i n-aimsir nauna maire, ZCP xix 110.10 (< H. 3.18, 360a = O'C. Transcr. 762 , where it is written: na una). Cf. úna.