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1 noes(naes,noís) n legal science,law,custom? a term used in
legal tracts, where it is generally expld. asnua-fis`new know-
ledge'; perh. a compd. offis(s). noes .i. nó-ḟiss .i. fis nonba[i]r,
Corm. p. 31 =nos .i. nóe-fis, Corm. Y 970 (the explanation
80refers to the nine men engaged in revising the Senchus Mór,
see Laws i 16 ); perh. meant fornós custom .g s. fiadnaisinaesa
nai`the testimony of the New Law' (?the law of nine), Laws i
10.21 .pl. imdingaib naidm noesa .i. ma trebar an naidm
nascar, ni reagar noes lais, H. 3.18 p. 383b ( O'C. 842 ) =
85 imdingaib naidm naesaib (.i. is eim dingbaither do reir nua-
feasa), Laws iv 70.4 , 16 ; transl. `the new custom avoids security'
(i.e. a good bond does not require sanctions?).filus naosa
neimnecha nā tabrat toradh, H. 3.17 c. 443 ( O'Don. 576 ).
?ni seġaid noisi dibad fo iatha a n-orba .i. ni edh fastaigh-
ther do reir no-fesa, Eg. 88 f. 22c ( O'C. 2300 ).laighidh
5ail for naesaib, Laws iii 220.21 ; 226.21 (legal maxim; `a rock
lies on customs
', Atk. Gloss.) =laighidh ail for naisib .i.
laighidh ail in tSenchusa forna nua-fesaib forna saobhrosca-
dhaib, H. 3.17 c. 433 ( O'Don. 538 ).cen naidm naesaib (.i. cin
naidm . . . do reir nua-feasa), Laws iv 88.1 , 14 .a nnoisib
10tuath`customs of the laity', i 208.3 .costad for noisip(sign of
a degenerate age), ZCP ix 168.20 .
Cf.further:nert cach naosad nemed, Nero A vii f. 143b
( O'Don. 2207 ).erraind nais`a share of new wisdom', RC xxvi
24 § 80 .airbertad naiss`an expression of new wisdom', 52
15§ 284 (glossed.i. is airbertach isind ḟiss nua). ?for fidrad
n-ais, 28 § 111 (naes v.l.;leg. nais?).

2 noes n straw,rushes,litter? noes nua dia esair`new straw' (for
strewing a floor), Laws iv 314.3 .

3 noes? n noes bla .i. crich ina coisce guire n-oise [leg.n-oiss?]
20no seasca i fidh no a muigh`a deer-mark: that is, a district
marked by the hair of deer or of dry cows
' (?), Laws iv 142.23 .

noí indecl.num. adj. nine (mod.naoi). Eclipses initial of a
follg. subst. (except in composition). In MSS. freq. expressed
by the Roman numerals ix or viiii.noi, gl.novem, Sg. 197b6 .
25 hí figuir noe montar nimæ ┐ noe ṅgrath æcalsa, Thes. ii 254.10
( Stowe Miss. 65a )..ix. n-imdada, LU 8051 ( FB 2 ).noi ṅgrad
nime, SR 553. noí ṅDáiri, TBC 2694. nai mbliadna, Mac-
Carthy 312 w ( BB 13b46 ).naei sailgi, Laws i 4.12 .naoi nduirn,
ii 238.14 .i n-oentaid .ix. ngrád nime, PH 1443. na nóe
30ṅdesṅdurnu fichet twenty-nine, TBC 2957 =naoi, St.coicḟiur
┐ tri fichit ar noí cetaib 965 men, CRR 11. .ix. mis fo noi
nine times nine months, Rawl. 147a48 .
Assubst.folld. by gen. or partitiveDE:dá noí míled, Fél.
July 23 .trí noí n-immaire . . . .i. a noí do móin ┐ a noí do
35min ┐ a noí do chaill, Thes. ii 298.10 ( Hy. i pref. ).
noí tonda nine waves, expressing a more or less defined
distance from the shore:itir noi tonda maro ┐ tir, Laws v
336 z .tar nae tonna mara, iii 422.4 .tar naoibh ttonnaibh,
Leb. Gab. i 254.1 ;cf. ib. 4 (an archaizing form =tar naoi
40tonnaib, 17 ).
Compds. With subst.:Noíchride, sobriquet of Fedelm wife
of Loegaire Buadach; so expld. by Thurneysen, Heldensage
125.1 .ní lesainm dait Fedelm Noíchride ar ḟebas do chrotha,
FB 17 (which implies a connexion withnoí=núa: seenoí-
45chruthachbelow).
With adj. derived from a noun qualified by the numeral:
¤ bliadnach nine years old, Ériu iv 94.10 . ¤ brethach:
noidiu noíbrethach .i. nóe mbretha ruc iarna gein fo chetóir,
LL 319b4 = ZCP xii 332.7 , where Pokorny ( p. 333)explains
50as `born nine times', not with the glossator as `of nine judge-
ments (maxims)'.Cf.the parallel texts published in ZCP
xix 48 fg . ¤ carptech(?):na noecharptig de ḟénnedaib na
hIruade, TBC 5875 ; expld. by Windisch as charioteers who
move always in bands of nine chariots; thev.l. noi ccairptigh
55St.,naoí ccarpittigheH, meannine charioteers. ¤ cruthach
(sobriquet):Fedelm Noícrothach ingen Concobair .i. noí
crotha no tadbantais furri, FB 28 ;cf. Cóir Anm. 257 where
an alternative derivation fromnúais given.macc Feidilmi
Noíchruthaige, CRR 53. ¤ fichtech pertaining to the number
60 29; having 29 parts: ochtfhichtech é muna bisex in bliadhain
┐ mad bliadhain bisex is naifhichtech(of the zodiacal sign
Aquarius), MR 112 - 13 . Seenoíchtech. ¤ giallach, sobriquet
of kingNiall m. Echach Mugmedóin; expld. Cóir Anm. 118 :
Níall Noíghiallach .i. noí ngeill ro ghabh . . . .i. coic geill
65Herenn ┐ giall Alban ┐ giall Saxan ┐ giall Bretan ┐ giall
Franc;cf. ZCP xiii 378.5 . ¤ tétach nine-stringed (of a harp):
cruite náethétacha, Acall. 3793.

noíb adj o, ā. O.Ir.n s. noíb.noeb, Thes. ii 294.30 ( SP iv 4 ).g s m.
noíb, Wb. 6d11 .n p m.(assubst.)indnoíb , 21c5 ;noeb, SR 441 ,
70 8193 .a p m. noiba, Ml. 37b4 . (assubst.)noíbu Wb. 7b2 , Ml.
37b16 (noibu).g p. noíb, Wb. 13c26 .d p. noibaib, 4c37 , Ml.
51a16 . In Ml. generally written without accent.
In early Mid.Ir. the commonest form ofn s. isnoeb (SR),
with variantsnoem,naeb,naem(all of which occur in LU),
75 naob( Mon. Tall. 127.12 , 130.27 , 131.17 ), the formnoíbbeing
used ing s m.andn p m.Laternoemprevails (commonest form
in PH), giving way tonaem(h)and mod.naomh.croch náom,
IGT Dec. § 196 (g s f. náoime,d s f. náoimh,n p. náomha).
Of personsholy; of thingssacred,consecrated;used both in
80inflected forms after a noun and as indecl. before one, the
latter usage being common with proper names in the sense
saint . In Glosses renders Lat.sanctus.is noeb cach oen
dugní toil ind ríg, Thes. ii 294.30 .corrop noíb for n-anim,
Wb. 16a21 .i mbethid noib a holy life, Ml. 74d9 .Críst macc
85Maire noíbe, Fél. Prol. 338 (noeime,nóebe v.l.).v s m. á rí
noíb! ib. Ep. 37. v p m. a aithrechanoemu! PH 19. v p f. a
chaillechanoemu! 3399 (fornoema). Of things:huanaib
aidmib noibaib ro batar hi tempul, Ml. 74a13 .for altórib
nóebaib, Fél. Ep. 348. superl. cona chléir as nóebu, Fél.
May 27 ,cf. Jan. 20. Iacob as noíbem, July 14 . Withnpr.:
5 itge ind noíb Thomáis, Dec. 21 (noeib v.l.).admuinemmar
noeb Patraicc, Hy. iii 1. gnúis náem Míchil, PH 6389. sancta
Brigida.i. noem Brigit, Lism.L. 1218 .
Assubst. neut.:dugén a nnoib-sa I will do this holy thing,
Ml. 69a21 . Very common assubst. m.andf. aholyperson,
10asaint , in Mid.Ir. relig. lit. generally in technical sense either
of a professed religious or of a saint; also applied to the spirits
of the blest after death.ind noíb ata ellachti hi Crist, Wb.
21c5 .comthinól inna noíb, ib. 7 .cech nóeb boí, fil, bías, Fél.
Ep. 289. taithmet nóeb ṅ-óige, ib. 131 .naim íarthair in
15domain the saints of the western world, FA 4 ( LU 1973 =noím
LB).ind aine . . . dos-forslaic [sic leg.] Colum C. for noebaib
Herenn C.C. relaxed the fast for the religious of Ireland, Mon.
Tall. 68. ag naomh nó ag ban-naomh, TSh. 1048 (of canonized
saints).Of theelectinheaven: indocbáil inna noíb i nnim,
20 Wb. 13c26 .na noeb is ind noebaiṅgil, SR 8193. ni fil . . . fíal
. . . eter mu[n]tir nime ┐ inna nóemu, FA 5. tír na naeb, 4
(LU =na noemLB).goirthear naoimh dona marbhaibh bhíos
i bpurgadóir, TSh. 4868.
Compds. (a) common. with nouns. in sense holy,sacred,
25pertaining to asaintor theChurch ,etc. ¤ aingel:n p. noeb-
aiṅgil, SR 8193. tongu-sa . . . tar mo nóebaingliu, Ériu ii 196
§ 13 . PH 8085. ¤ ainm:nóebainm Petair apstail, Fél. Prol.
109. ¤ apstal, Fél. May 30 . PH 1630. ¤ arbar:muinter
nimi noebarbar a holy host, SR 8255. co nóebairbrib aingel,
30 Fél. Ep. 344. ¤ canóin:g s. ina noebchanone, Hib. Min.
12.395 . ¤ corp:ic foillsiugud na noemcorp, PH 1580 (of
bodies of saints).naoimhchorp Antonius, Keat. iii 779 (leg.
naomh-). ¤ decheṅg`a holy pair', Fél. Nov. 21. ¤ dúil
aholy creature , Hy. v 41 (nóeb-). SR 7422. ¤ epscop, Fél.
35 Ep. 253. ¤ erlam:naomhērlamh a holy patron, Ériu iv 236 y .
Colum Cille an naoímhérlamh, FM vi 1968.5 . ¤ fis(s):
naoimhfhios, Keat. iii 466 (poem); a name given to the
Senchas Mór. ¤ fót:naomhfód(of site of a monastery),
BNnÉ 262.24 . ¤ gein holy offspring (child), Ériu i 122.16
40(noeim-). ¤ gérat holy champion , Fél. Aug. 4. ¤ grád:noí
noebgraid(of the celestial hierarchy), SR 1811. ¤ ingen:
i n-enccai nóebingen, Hy. vii 20. ¤ itge, Fél. July 19 . Hy. v
92 . ¤ légend:do néblégund sacred reading (literature), Mon.
Tall. 25. ¤ mairtirech: PH 6173. ¤ máthir, Fél. Aug. 16.
45 ¤ muinter, Fél. May 13 . ¤ nem:do noebnim, SR 312 , 6842 ,
7116 . ¤ óg(úag)f. aholy virgin: n p. nuíbhuaga, SR 441.
nóemóga, LU 1991 ( FA 6 ).deich nóebóga, Fél. Feb. 28.
drong nóebúag;ib. Ep. 252. i n-oentaid noemóg, PH 6172.
¤ port:naomhport do Connachtoib(of a religious centre)
50 BNnÉ 258.4 . ¤ prainn:nóebphroinn cen ṡáith, Ériu ii 65
§ 8 .nasadh naebhprainne, FM i 514 x (poem) = Bruchst. i
§ 108 , where Meyer emends:nasad noíbrainne the assembly
of the company of saints
. ¤ rath, SR 7154. ¤ reilic:féil nóeb-
reilce ṅ-úasal`of holy relics', Fél. Oct. 1. ¤ rí, SR 7975.
55 Ériu iv 236.4 . ¤ riagal:fo noíbriaguil recht, SR 2339.
¤ scríbend:a p. noimscribinna, Hib. Min. 3.87 ; ib. 82 (noeb-).
¤ scriptuir:g s. noibscreptra, Hib. Min. 12.409 . ¤ senchas:
duain naoimhsheanchais of ecclesiastical history, Keat. iii 749.
¤ spirut, Fél. Ep. 354. ¤ tech:dochum naemtaigi sanctuary,
60church
, Ériu v 120.22 . ¤ teglach: Ériu i 122.34 (naob-).
¤ tlacht, SR 1308. eter náemtlachtaib spirtáldaib nimi, LU
2473. ¤ trethan:n p. noebtrethna, SR 494. ¤ trínóit:g s. na
noemtrinoti, PH 1603.
In mod. lang. somet. forms a genuine compd. with noun,
65modifying the meaning of the latter;e.g. naomh-athair
a Father of the Church, see TSh. 6715 , 8272 .naomh-athais
blasphemy , defined as:athais do thabhairt o breithir do Dhia
no do náomhaibh, Parrth. Anma 157.13 ; 71.19 ( Luc. Fid. 96.8 ,
37.4 ).
70(b) with adj.:neimhedh naem-ainglech, Acall. 500. nemh
naemhcert`heaven of holy right', BNnÉ 268.4 .o ríg nime
nóebfind, SR 5488. do ruirig nime nóebgil, 6886 .Noe
nóebglan, 7302 .for nim noebnár, 782 .o ruirig nime noeb-
uáig, 5878 ,cf. fri loscud n-edpart noebúaig, 4262 (g p., form
75due to rhyme). ?naombrethach gach n-iardaighi .i. isi in
naomad breath doberar do iaramdighe, 23 Q 6 p. 10a ( O'C. 1637 )
=naoimbrethach, H. 3.17 c. 439 ( O'Don. 561 ); taken by
glossator as a compd. ofnoíwhich, however, aspirates the follg.
initial consonant in composition.
80(c) exceptionally with vb.:co noebthanic Dia do nim, SR
2153. briathra lé naomhchoisrighther í with which it (the
Eucharistic wafer) is consecrated
, O'Hussey T.C. 198.14 ,cf.
Parrth. Anma 209.16 , Luc. Fid. 133.1 , and the vn.naomh-
choisreagadh, Parrth. Anma 211.3 , Luc. Fid. 134.7 .