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1 nár adj o, ā. alsonáir(form used in SR).
(a) in favourable sense, apparently noble,magnanimous,
honourable, alsomodest(?courteous,faultlessin behaviour):
nar .i. uasal, O'Dav. 1283. Conn na nar (.i. na n-úasal), ZCP
80 v 485 § 4 (B. na f.).naraib .i. uaislib, H 3. 18 p. 248 ( O'C. 474 ).
nar (.i. fial), Ériu ii 3.5 .nar .i. fial nó lán nó noeb nó idan,
O'Dav. 1290. nar .i. maith: la muinntir Neill nár gháoidheal
.i. la fearr do gháoidhealaibh, O'Cl.
Of persons:for ríg nāir nime, SR 4558. aitchim mo Righ
85nimhe nár, Buile S. 156 y .Nechtán nár, Fél. Jan. 8 (nair,
neir,ner v.l.).mac Néir nair, SR 6579. filliud eirred náir(one
of Cuchulaind's feats), TBC 2106 ,cf. LU 9290 , 10341 .rigmac
Nóe náir Iafeth`of righteous Noah', Todd Nenn. 224.29 ( LL 133b
26 ).Niall náir`noble N.', Content. iv 2. bethir nar(of a hero),
Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 29 § 32. compar.Curúi . . . cia ba mo is ba
5halle | is ba nare im biath? more generous, ZCP iii 37.31 (leg.
háille . . . náire). Of a woman:ni roibe nech ba nairiu nā ba
féli indas in noemóg, LB 66a32 (= modest,well-behaved?).
nasc mná nare Étair, Met. Dinds. iii 104.28 (:sáile).
Of things,etc., freq.epithet ofheaven: do maig nimi náir,
10 SR 1759 ,cf. 4181 , 5488 .for nim nár`in high heaven', Met.
Dinds. i 50.53 . Aisl. MC 7.29 .toirthi Parduis, bolad náir,
SR 1086. buada allaig [= allaid] náir`victories of noble re-
nown
', Fél. 156.12 .d'fhine Ghaoidheal na ngníomh náir,
Keat. Poems 1159.
15(b) diffident,abashed? cf. is nephnár a ndogniat Ulaid over-
bold, daring
(?), LU 5253 ( TBC² 775 ) =is tarpech in mod do
Ultaib, TBC 1398 ;is dana do Ulltaib, St. Hence transf. of
that which causes diffidence or shame, shameful,disgraceful ,
the common later Mid.Ir. meaning, persisting in classical
20Irish; in this sense nearly always used as pred.comba nár
a fhégad do neoch`he was a disgrace for any one to see', PH
1320. is nár nach follus daoibh-se it is a shame, Keat. Poems
37. is n. ¤ limm I feelashamed: bá nar lée a lécud she felt shame
at being abandoned
, SC 44 ( LU 3922 ).is n. ¤ liumm a aisnes, PH
25 1292 ,cf. 1140 .as suaill narbo nar [nairv.l.] leis a nderna do
dánacht gloir, CCath. 5019. giodh bé le budh nár mheisi ┐ mo
bhriathra, Luke ix 26 .is n. ¤ dom it is a shame(disgrace)for me:
ní bad nár dóib it would be no shame to them, TBC 121. do Lugh
Lágha is beag nach náir | ó do mhaoidhis Art Aoinḟear, Con-
30tent. vi 256 (=your boast of Art's being slain by L. is well-
nigh discreditable to L.
).nir ba nairi dosom can Temraig da
cosnum oldas do clannaib Neill it was not more disgrace for him
not to contest T. than for
. . ., Cog. 120.12 . Keat. Poems 52.
oir as nár do mhnáibh labhairt sa n-eagluis, 1 Cor. xiv 35.
35As attrib.:eidedh nemh-náir`a faultless suit of armour' (i.e.
one not to be ashamed of?), Ériu v 178.271 .
(c) in B. na filed, evil,grievous (extension of preceding
sense?):drubh 'na timcell (.i. 'na egmuis) lium is nar (.i. olc),
ZCP v 487 § 15. nar .i. olc, O'Cl.

40 2 nár gen. pl. 1pers.pron., see.

3 nár(nar) part<ná ro, used somet. beforero-forms of the vb.
in subord. neg. sent., also occas. asv 3 s. pret.of cop. in similar
case (=narbo). See1,2and3 náand3 nád.

nárach adj o, ā(nár) (a) modest;decorous,wellbred,noblein dis-
45position (?): saoi chreidmech narach neimhthreith, BNnÉ 280.
24 .Niall nárach`noble', Content. ii 45 ,cf. xxix 5 .bean
nárach, IGT Dec. § 137 (b. náireach,ib.).ó do dreich naraig,
Ir. Texts ii 65 § 16. compar. ni raibhi bhudh naraighi nā
bhudh fhele . . . inā Brigit, Lism.L. 1691 .
50(b) diffident,abashed?possibly in foll. exx.:Senan Inse
Cathaig | crochais écrait nárach, Fél. Mar. 8 (the Comm. p. 90
givespn Nárachas name of a smith killed by a monster which
was subsequently subdued by St. Senán, and Stokes renders:
gibbeted Nárach's foe, but fromNárachwe might expectgen.
55 Náraig; the word may be anadj.= abashed,discomfited ,cf.
the version of the story in Lism.L. 2228 - 36 and ZCP iii 221 ).
ni rob nárach nóisedhuch | ar míad nó ar mār-aiccmi(advice
to the fili), ZCP iv 238.8 = BR 236.29 (i.e. let him be neither
intimidated nor adulatory in dealing with persons of rank or
60high birth?).
(c) hence shameful: ba nárach leis an mac dorinne ré n-a
inghin féin he felt ashamed of, Keat. ii 2764.
Seenáirech.

narbus n goodness,excellence? narbus(glossed:uasal maith), Fen.
65 211 n. 4 .mac Net narbuis, 210 z .Cf. anbceallach nat nar-
bhceallach, TBC p. 871 n. 2 St. =ainbcellach nat narbcellach
H., and thenpr. m. Baetán mac Fir nairb, Acall. 1051 , which
may represent the correspondingadj.

nard n .i. fios knowledge , O'Cl. A misunderstanding (perh. of
70 n-ard)?

1 nas(s) adj. noidiu nass, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 30.3 ( Rawl. 116b14 );
acc. to Meyer, prob. forṡnass(noídiubeing fem.), anadj.con-
nected with vb.snaidim.Ninnid, Fidrai fri nith nas (: -mas),
ZCP x 42.26 .

75 2 nas(s) v pret. pass., seenaiscid.

?nás n o,m. death (poetic term).nas .i. bás, O'Cl.nas .i. bas,
ut estnasadh Beoain Mellain, H. 3.18 p. 416 ( O'C. 965 ); the
quotation is from Fél. Oct. 26 , seenásad.nas .i. cel, Aisl. MC
Gloss. p. 189 (< H. 3.18).g s. mo ríg-se . . . dobeir for buidne
80buad nāis`victory over death', Aisl. MC 7.30 .amal rus-gellsad
draide . . . doib, nā comraicdis a mbethaid ┐ conricfaidis iarna
nás, RC xiii 222.24 . ?pl. nassa nin .i. bas arna tonnaib,
H. 4.22 p. 36b ( O'C. 2018 ).
Adeath-commemoration? nas .i. cuimniughadh no féil
85bháis, O'Cl. (cf. 1 násad).

1 násad, nalsonassad(form in SR); in poetry freq. rhymes with
sásad.Neut.gender? eclipses follg. initial in ns. in chevilles
(but:nassad glan, SR 8141 ;nassaid gle, 4315 ).
A word of doubtful meaning, apparentlyagatheringor
assemblyof afestiveorcommemorativenature(esp.a periodi-
5cally recurring one), and by extensionthe place where such is
held
:nasad Loga maic Ethlend .i. aonach no ferta lais . . . in
gach bliadhain im thoidecht Lugnasad. Cluiche no aonach, is
dō is ainm nasad, Corm. Y 796 =násad, Corm. p. 26. nasadh
.i. cuimniughadhut estLughnasa .i. nasadh Logha mic
10Eithninn, H. 3.18 p. 534 ( O'C. 1282 ).Lughnasa .i. násadh nó
cuimhniughadh Logha, Keat. ii 3859. nasadh .i. áonach;
nasadh .i. gnathughadh nó clú`custom or fame', O'Cl.nasadh
.i. gnathugudut est: nasad Beoán Mellan .i. nó sasadhut est:
sceo nemnasad, O'Dav. 1292 ; the former quotation is from
15 Fél. Oct. 26 :Nassad Beóán Mellán=nassad Beoain, LB
(with glossnasad .i. gnathugud, Fél.² cliii );Nassan, Laud;
the Comm. p. 226 givesNassanas name of a saint, and Stokes
takesNassadin that sense; the gloss in H. 3.18 gives:nassad
.i. gnathugud no násad .i. clú, Three Ir. Gl. 137 ; perh.the
20commemoration of B. and M.
nassad sīde siráidde(=sír-óite),
SR 8369 (description of Heaven).nasad noibrainne(of Heaven),
Bruchst. i § 108 .a nasadh na n-aingel n-ān, ZCP x 47.21 .
óenach Talten . . . ba hed násad Loga, Met. Dinds. iii 50.41 .
Temair indiu cid fásach, | baí ré ba násad niad place of
25assembly
, i 28.8 .Femen . . . ro boí nech diarbo nasad, iii 200.2 .
násad inna túad(of Ráth Airthir), Trip. 70.21 . ?gabais Nuadu
nassad n-iath, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 29 § 26 =gabais N. nassad
iath | sail (? fail) find, Rawl. 116a51 (leg. n. ¤ niath Fáil the
gathering-place of the warriors of fair Fál?
but perh. a cheville).
30?násad fír na ndúla de [= Dé?] | iss ed ro marb Loegaire, LU
9814 (of the fall of Loegaire m. Néill Noígiallaig; by Stokes,
Trip. 566.28 , rendered `the true sanction of God's elements',
cf. RC vi 165.31 ) =nassa fir na ndula de | ba de arbath Lægaire,
ZCP viii 118 § 25. ?in fail anaill násad n-án? TFerbe 797 (`giebt
35es eine andere glänzende Zusammenkunft?
' Windisch).
Common in chevilles:rodṁbia nem, nassad ṅdangen, SR
811 ,cf. 4175 , 1093 , 2537 , 2731 .atat fo néim, nassad ṅgle,
467 ,cf. 4315 .ocus Nóe nassad ṅdil, 2242 ,cf. 2587 , 4931 .
Prob. used as cheville in follg. exx.:comsid na náem násad
40n-ān, LU 3041. násad dín`his fame was a shelter', Met. Dinds.
ii 38.43 (leg. n. ¤ nin? see Glossary).lúadim Loch Néil, násad
nglé place of assembly, iii 404.1 .násad gúr, TFerbe 837 .
Asadj.?nasadh .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl.