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85 ? 1 nena n g s.in the expression:réim nena (? n-ena), occurring
in law tracts:reim nena rl. In deoraid De ma dorinde tri
ferta faillsighi ag tiachtain dochum thire i fiadnaise righ ┐
tuaithi, is saíre dō cona sedaib ┐ a bairc ┐ mana derna act
aen no dedhe dib is saire dó cona sedaib ┐ comroind bairci
dligthighi fora bairc ┐ amhail chleirech he fein a nEirinn im
5besgna ris, H. 3.18 p. 436b ( O'C. 1047 - 8 ). A similar gloss on
rēm nenaoccurs in H. 5.15 p. 8b ( O'Don. 1591 ) which adds:
cin co derna fert itir, masa cindti conid deoraidh Dé cena, no
saerand cona crud ┐ comraind bairce.Cf. Laws v 16.11 fg.
These passages seem to allude to someprocedure by which a
10`deoraid Dé' landing in a stranger territory could attest the
genuineness of his professionand thus secure his vessel and
goods from confiscation. Possiblyréim n. ¤ =course over the
wave(see3 nin) orover water, if the true form ber. n-ena;cf.
comul n-ena`meeting-place of waters', Met. Dinds. iii 142.3 .

15 ?2 nena n pl.:.vii.nena , IT iii 54 § 99 (part of the tenth year's
course for poets;some kind of poetic composition?).Cf. is í
ín gramadach na nglond ... na reimenda, reim neana is na
dúili deighfheadha, BB 17b7 ; perh. we should readn-enain
both exx., butcf. 1 nin.

20 ? nenadmin: n nenadmim .i. cael fatheut estdeoch do n. ¤ .i.
deoch do sugh neimnech na nendta ... nō deoch do ní
fonaisces uisce asin lestar dō ... nō cael fathe imenaisc fidhu,
O'Dav. 1299 ; the first gloss connects the word withnenaid,
the others withnaidm. By Ascoli 617 and Pedersen, Gram.
25 ii 583 , conjectured to bed s.of *ennaidm(of which thepl.
occurs in Ml. 2d2 ) with prostheticn.

nenaid n i,f. neanaidh, IGT Dec. § 189 (with note:coir sineadh
┐ gearradh ar casadh na neanta, i.e. the increasing cases
syncopate the penult. vowel, rendering the first vowel long
30by position).Anettle, oft. in collect. sensenettles. nenaid
quasi nonfid hi acht lus, Corm. Y 987. neanaidh .i. neanntóg,
O'Cl.do nenaigh glais .i. don nenntóg, O'Dav. 1045. lán a
duirn do nenaigh, Hib. Min. 72.2 .ic ben nenta do denam
praiscce, Fél. 146.16 .praissech nendta, BCC § 400. sil
35nennta, Rosa Ang. 116.13 . As a mark of deserted habita-
tions freq. in maledictions:trí comartha láthraig mallachtan
.i. tromm, tradna, nenaid, Triads 129 (neanad,neanntoch
v.l.).comad he a comarbpa, trom ┐ nenaid ┐ traghnae, Cáin
Ad. § 23. nenaid ocus tromm 'malle | conid é fonn a dúine,
40 Arch. iii 304.14 .bud nenaid cu brath a lucht | cen tenid ara
pr[ímphurt], LL 149b36 ,cf. YBL 173a27 , SG 70.20 . Ériu v
94.19 .impidhi nenta am chloich áoil(prov. for a futile
entreaty), Anecd. ii 72.9 .
In gram. somet. used asname of lettern , Auraic. 5925
45(nendait),cf. 5516 .

nene? n Asail anoirb arus nene nertaib (nenav.l.), Thurn. Zu Ir.
Hdschr. i 52.1 .lānrī Lagen ... nithach nene uair | atbath i
cath Feda Eoin, ZCP xi 110 § 25 ( LL 52a36 ); editor suggests
readingnena (: Feda), but the rhyme is not necessary.fiss
50uait co hAgrúan co harmrúad nene, LL 297b16 (:neme) =
SG 365.16 . Possibly aplace-name:cf. Neine g s., Hog. Onom.

nentóg n f.(nenaid)anettle,nettles(supersedesnenaidin early
Mod.Ir.). nenntog, gl.urtica, Ir. Gl. 208. gan biadh acht
nenntocc ┐ samhadh, BNnÉ 126 z .don nenntóig, O'Dav.
55 1045. neantog, Prov. xxiv 31. pl. neanntóga, Hosea ix 6 .
neandtog Muiri, gl.pes columbinus, Arch. i 333.24 (`small
dead nettle
', Hogan Luibhl.).le nendtoig greguidh fenugreek ,
Rosa Ang. 264.1 .

1 neo n wind(poetic word?): néo ainm [na] gaoithe gloine, Met.
60Gl. Ff. 67 (néit,néid v.l.).

2 neo conj. and: sceo ┐ ceo ┐ neo tri comaccomail na Goedelge,
ACC 9 Comm. ( RC xx 160 ),cf. LU 571. neo .i. agas, O'Cl.is
inann neó ┐ ocus, H. 3.18 p. 645a ( O'C. 1445 ). No exx. forth-
coming from lit.; prob. an archaic and poetic word, if genuine.

65 1 neoch pron.seenechand.

2 neoch adj. good? neoch .i. maith, O'Cl.

neóin n noon seenóin.

1 neóit adj niggardly,stingy,mean: is neóid gach gann, Met. Gl. Ff.
13. néoid .i. gann no olc, O'Cl.nirba neóit, Tec. Corm. § 12.14 .
70 diamba cleirech ... níb neóit brécach, LL 360 m.inf. for na
seotu ... la doenib nip neoit, Arch. iii 318 § 70. neóit, TBC 31
(oppd. to:maith im rath ┐ tidnacul).Cf. nitat neuit eitig ar
buaib stingy in refusing cows(?), TBC² 977 (rhet.).maircc ...
bhíos go neóid, KMMisc. 364 § 14.
75In mod. lang. in general sense of shy,timid,poor-spirited ,
etc.:giolla neoid nairech, Ériu iv 51 § 11. do ghuth neoid
nairech, 50 § 4 .neóide bochta buidhne Dé(of the murmuring
Israelites), Hackett xlii 54 (.i. truagháin, Gloss.).

2 neóit subst. niggardliness,stinginess: nevit ┐ caillti a fail
80inmusa(a vice), ZCP iii 450.7 .trí maic beres neóit do dein-
mnait: crith, dochell, grith, Triads 144 .Cormac cain buich
(.i. ro bris) neoit (.i. gainne), LU 352 (ACC Comm.,cf. RC xx
44.18 ) =neoid, BCC 350.15 ;cf. LU 1047. dollece néoit do
gart, ZCP xi 96 § 54 g. fer cenneóitcen ét cen omun, TBC 31.
85?g s. corraneoit , Anecd. ii 53 z ,cf. corra diultada ┐ doichle,
LL 117a42 .