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2 nóin n n,f. anone; (pl.) thenones (< Lat.nonae); in annals
and learned lit.loscad Cluana mac Nois . . . .ii. noin marta
on the second of the nones of March, AU 834. an cethramhadh
nóin do September, FM ii 800.12 .i tert noin Octimbir, Ann.
5Conn. 1401 § 5. callanna ┐ nóneanna ┐ ídinda, O'Gr. Cat.
297.3. tar éis na nóineand, ib. 8 .nonne ndine, gl.nonae,
Ir. Gl. 335 (by Stokes emendednoíne; perh. mistake forpl.
noínende ).

1 noínden n[f.] acc. to Thurneysen, Heldensage 361 , a compd.
10ofnoímeaningnine days(for second componentcf. denus
`space of a day').n s. noinden, LL 125b42 , 126a22 .noenden,
LU 4957 =noendin, TBC² 472 Y.noínnin, LU 5899 (H) =
TBC² 1431. g s. noinden, TBC 225. noenden, 4544 .a s. ina
nóendin , LU 5350. d s. noendin, LU 4957 , 4962 (=naindin,
15 TBC² 476 Y).noennin, 5929 .Name given to the Ulster
couvadeor period during which the Ulstermen were debili-
tated and unable to fight. There are two independent
accounts of the cause, one published in ZCP viii 120 (< Harl.
5280 f. 44b ); the other exists in varying versions, two of
20which (from Harl. 5280 f. 42b and LL 125b42 - 126a resp.) are
published byWindisch,Berichte der Sächs. Gesellsch. der
Wissenschaften 1884 p. 336 fg. , a third of later date from
H. 3.18 p. 46b by Thurneysen, ZCP xii 251 ; in Harl. and LL
the tale is entitledNoinden Ulad. See Thurneysen Helden-
25sage 359 fg. Acc. to LL:cóic laa ┐ cethri aidche no coic
aidche ┐ cethri laa. issed sin ro boí noinden Ulad. Nert mna
siúil ba hed no bíd la cech fer di Ultaib fri saegul nonbair isin
noe[n]den. Treide for nā bíd noenden di Ultaib .i. maicc ┐
mnaa Ulad ┐ CuChulaind , 126a20 - 4 ; from which it appears
30thatn. ¤ =nine periods of twelve hours; see also Dinds. 94
( RC xvi 45 ) quoted under2 nómad.noinden Uladquasi
novim dies, ar is ī rē laithe no bitis isin cess, O'Mulc. 835.
bátár Ulaid inna noendin. Ní boí noenden linni iarom, for
Fergus, for mnáib ┐ maccaib . . . nach for Coin Culaind ┐ fora
35athair, LU 4957. dochótár Ulaid ina nóendin, 5350 =
noindnin, TBC² 874. ma dodeochaid assa noennin, TBC²
1461. In TBC the phrasecess noíndenis used:atá Conchobar
'na chess noinden i nEmain, 225 (=ina chess, TBC² 45 ),cf.
4544 . The title:in ceas naigen(=cess noíden) is given to
40the story in YBL 211a39 , likewise in H. 3.18 (inces naidhen,
see ZCP xii 252 ), a name used also by Keat. ii 2424 (see

2 noínden n[f.] (same word as preceding? see Thurneysen,
Heldensage p. 361 ; but the connexion of meaning is not
45clear) word of doubtful signification, in follg. exx. apparently
warlikegathering,mêlée,fray or something thecat
sain i nnoenden acht ra hirdalta gona duine dogrés, TBC
4329 (`zu einer Waffentat', Wind.) =i ccath nā i comlonn,
St. =a noindin, TBC² 2806. fer nā dechaid asa naindin
50riam erat ro bai gai ina laim gon [= cen] cenn Connachtaig
lais, ZCP i 103.1 (of Conall Cernach) =assa noendin, Ériu iv
28 § 19 ( LL 107a27 ).ni dechaid asa noendinriam [cen] guin
Ultaig, Death-tales 36 § 1 (ofCét mac Mágach); in the three
preceding exx. Thurneysen, Heldensage 361 n. 2 , takes the
55phrase as =asa noídin `from hisboyhood'.ni bo choir mo
fled-sa do thomailt cen noindin Uladh impe, IT ii1174.24
(`Kriegszug oder Heldentat der Ulter', Thurneysen, Heldensage
468 n. 3 ). ?sruth soimen i mbiadh noinden noindenach,
Anecd. ii 65.12 .noenden .i. tinol,ut estardnoendin sluaigh
60.i. tinol sluaigh mhoir, O'Dav. 1296 ; Stokes compares Lat.
nundinae`market-day' (<Lat.novem); if the meaningassembly
be right, the original sense may have been the time occupied
by a warlike assembly or muster.naindean no naoindean .i.
gaisgeadh, O'Cl.nainden .i. gaisced, H. 3.18 p. 416 ( O'C.
65 965 ).nainnean .i. gaisced`valour', P. O'C.

noíndenach adj o, ā. (2 noínden)adj.of uncertain meaning, per-
haps warlike, (of person)valiant, achampion. noinden noin-
denach, Anecd. ii 65.12 .ni maith no fichid in cath | i llorg
frisin noindenach, TBC² 2059 =i lleirg frisin noennenach,
70 LU 6577 (refers apparently to Cú Chulaind). Folld. by gen.:
ba-sa cethreochur a cath, ba-sam cethreochur a nith, ba-sa
nainendach mo namad a match for(?), Anecd. iii 53.22 ( Eg.
88 ) =bá-sa ennach mo námat, LU 9335 , where the two
preceding sentences are omitted; the compiler of the Eg.
75version may have been led by the wordcethreochur(=ceth-
rochair?) to connectnaindenachwith the num.noí=I was
a match for nine of my foes
. Meyer, Wortk. 222 , translates
neunspitzig`nine-pointed', taking the word as a compd. of
endach`pointed' <ind.Cf. nainden .i. gaisced,ut estba-sa
80nainnenach mo namait, H. 3.18 p. 416 ( O'C. 965 ).nain-
neanach`valiant', P. O'C. Asnpr. m.:g s. macNoennenaigh ,
AU 783. Cf. noínnell.

nóíne n(dim. of2 nó)a smallship, askiff,boat: dá nóíne
[noeíne YBL, Eg.2]lána de delgib scíach, BDD 87 =dá
85cóicsess[sic leg.], ib. 88 .

nóinín n m. adaisy: noinin,[r]cea, Arch. i 332.63 . gl.
elistropinus, 336.18 ;consolida minor, 331.39 .nonín, Rosa
Ang. 212.27 ; 220.25 .