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nónbor n o,m.(noí) in late Mid.Ir. alsonaenbar(-mar), mod.
naonbhar. For formation see Thurn. Hdb. § 387 , Ped. ii.
136 .Agroupornumberofninepersons(in earlier lang. of
75men only), used absolutely or folld. by gen. or partitive
DE.nonbara nomine nouim (= novem) , Corm. Y 993. ro
marb nonbor do churadaib, LU 4375. nonbor di láthaib
gaile fer nUlad, FB 55. nonbur ar chét do marcṡlóg one
hundred and nine
, Alex. 148. naonmur óclách, Acall. 107.
80 nonmhar ogbhan, Fl. Earls 100.25 .ochtar no naenmhar do
marbadh ann, AU iii 392.24 .g s. cless níad nonbair, FB 51.
fri saegul nonbair nine generations, LL 126a23 .du. in dá
nónbaritamáit the eighteen of us, Acall. 36. rachmaid-ne ┐
dá naonmar lind, ZCP xiii 212.6 (but:dā nonmar, ib. 9 ).pl.
85 trínónbair , Acall. 181. trí naenbair, 171 .ro marb na tri
nonboru, FB 84. go tri nonbara, Laws iv 234.8 .bratgaisced
na tri nónbor, FB 89. Asadverbial dat.:dolluid Fer C. isa
technonbor with nine men, LU 1498 ( MU 50.19 ).dochumlái
som ass tríb nonbaraib with twenty-seven men, LL 251b43
( TBFr. 367 ).

5 normanach adj o, ā. Norse,Norman ; assubst. m. aNorsemanor
Norman:gl.Normannigena, Ir. Gl. 308.

Nortmann(Nord-,Nor-) n m.(Teutonic loan-word)aNorth-
man(DaneorNorseman): longas . . . di Norddmannaibh, AU
836 (elsewhere in AU in Latin declension).longes tri ficit
10long do Normandaib, Cog. 16.4 .i críchaib Scithia ┐ Dacia ┐
Gothia ┐ Northmann , LL 171b49 (by Hogan, CRR 7 , ex-
pandedNorthmannia).Hi Choluimb Ch. do losccadh la hall-
murachaibh .i. la Nortmanoibh, FM i 406.5 .

1 nós n o,m.(British loan-word,cf.W.naws`nature, disposi-
15tion
', Ped. i 23.49 ).n s. noos, LL 311a12 , Rawl. 115a8 . ?naus,
Ériu iv 163.29 (=g p.?).d s. nous, Laws i 12.4 . Later also
treated asi-st., perh. through confusion withnoes(possibly
a kindred word).nós(m.,g s.andn p. nóis,nósa), IGT Dec.
§ 38.7 .
20In general sense, custom,tradition,precedent ; in Laws of
regulations established by usage or authority.nos [noesLB]
.i. nóe-fiss .i. fios nonbuir .i. tri righ, tri suid, tri hespaic . . .
┐ ro badar uile ag denam ind tSenchusa Mair, Corm. Y 970
(alluding to the revision of the Brehon Law in the time of
25Patrick),cf. Laws i 16 and O'Cl.:nos .i. náoi fhios .i. fios
naonbair. noco comurscaich Patraic a nos [in nousv.l.] fer
nErenn iar tiachtain creitme, O'Dav. 423 (where it is wrongly
glossed:in t-urdarcugud).nonbar dlegar do denam nosa
dlighthigh .i. rí ┐ filid ┐ briugaid ┐ epscop ┐ fer leighind ┐
30ollam ┐ aigne ┐ aire forgill ┐ airchindeach, H. 3.18 p. 436b
( O'C. 1048 ).intan donither nos nó dliged do nuaidiged,
Marco P. 96. d'fhoillsiugud na nóus,ib. deichnebur . . . do
coimetfadh co cuimnech na nosanna ┐ na gnathaigte(of the
Roman decemvirs), H. 3.18 p. 59 ( O'C. 76 ).cach cin iar nos,
35 Arch. iii 228.26 .do rigustar ar in cairn he do rer nois na
naem, Ann. Conn. 1310 § 7.
In wider senseacustom(socialorprofessional): cen biad,
cen tenid, cen tech, | cen nós, cen cheol, cen hétach, SR 1892
(of Adam and Eve after the expulsion from Eden).nī bu nōs
40ardrīg`nicht war es die Sitte eines Oberkönigs', Ält. Ir. Dicht.
ii 10 § 1 (=noos, Rawl. 115a8 , LL 311a12 ;nos, 377a26 ;fás,
377b41 ).ba nos bes coitcind la Rómánu can mileda . . . da
tigid a longphort inaraili a common custom, CCath. 2424.
gur thréigsead nós is seol na suadhfhlaith, Keat. Poems 1367.
45 nóis adhnaicthe burial customs, TSh. p. 178(ch. 8 title).
Ofpersonal habits,manners,behaviour: a meic Néill cu nós
`son of courteous Niall' (?famous son of N.), KMMisc. 260 § 4
(< LL 148a28 ); perh. =2 nós.nós ┐ niamhcrotha Neill
Naighiallaig, MR 116.19 .dá bhfuilngeam nós bhus nós glan
50 if I take upon me a virtuous life, Dán Dé xxvi 14 .fear mar
Naoise i gnaoi is i nósaibh, Keat. Poems 205.
Procedure,courseofaction;wont: ni fiu leamsa in nos a
leitheit sin I do not deem such a proceeding becoming me(re-
fusal to do a menial service), Lism.L. 1626 .sealad dóibh ar
55an nós sin | ag spairnn riú im ríoghacht, Content. xvi 154.
fada gabhaim ó bhur nós`I avoid your method', xiv 46 .do
réir nóis dáonna, 1 Cor. xv 32.
do (? de) nóswith gen. in the way(manner)of,like: dod
nós féin like you, Content. xviii 86. dá mbruithneadh i
60dteinidh do nós an óir like gold, TSh. 5255. atá slighe na
gcionntach do nós an dorchadais, Prov. iv 19 ;cf. xxiii 34 .
tabhair síodh damh . . . do nós Muire Magdáléan`as thou
gavest it to M.M.
', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxvi 7 .dá nós sin evenso,
likewise , Studies 1921, 589.1 .do nósaibh cáich likeothers,
65in theusualfashion, Hackett vii 3 . ?fó nós accordingtowont
(custom): gan beith 'san cathair fa núas`quitting his accus-
tomed seat
' (?), BNnÉ 140.24 (:cúas); if really an ex. of this
word,cf. for form:tipra . . . benaid frais fri hadba nuis
accustomed, familiar (? well-known), LU 2992 (:chūis).
70For compds. see2 nós.

2 nós n o,m.prob. same word as preceding, `that which is well
known or established
', hence fame,renown,reputation ;cf.
O'Dav. 423 (quoted under1 nós) where it is glossed:in
t-urdarcugud. allud .i. nos, Corm. Y 86. ni ba mó a nós nā
75allud nā erdarcus damsa in chathaigthe I shall not have more
fame or glory or distinction of the fighting
, CRR 25. ni fair
bias a nós nach a allud nach a airdercus, TBC 2517 ,cf. TBC²
1863 and Acall. 3575. ritire ba mo nos ┐ clu, Ann. Conn.
1306 § 8. a[c] cuindghidh nois ┐ allaid, Aen. 2275. cuaidh fa
80criochaibh na cruinne nos an niadh, ZCP ii 362.29 .mic
Mhíleadh fa hoirdhearc nós`Mile's courteous (? famous) sons',
Content. xxviii 26. ?mar tharb cu nós nirt, LB 124b6 (poem)
=go nós neirt`a bull with constant strength' (?famed for
strength
), Keat. iii 2047. ni dernadh . . . marbadh as mó nos
85[ná] in marbadh sin that was more famed, AU ii 548 y .g s.as
attrib.:onfisech amra nois`a . . . famous diver', CCath. 2158.
fer nois gan imresain of undisputed reputation, AU ii 556.25 ;
cf. LU 2992 quoted under1 nós.
In compds. it is hard to distinguish between1and2 nós:
¤ breth:Domhnall Ruadh rí na nóis-bhreath`of the famous
5dooms
' (?judgements according to precedent), A. Ó Dálaigh lii
50 ;cf. clanna nosbrethecha Nemid, Ériu viii 6.9 . ¤ buiden:
Naile cona nós-buidhin`noble troop' (of monks), Misc. Hag.
Hib. 102 § 8. ¤ oirdherc( ¤ airdirc):fear naomhtha nós-
oirrdheirc`a holy man of noble manners', BNnÉ 274 § 251 ;
10a common combination of epithets,cf. 191 y , Ériu v 76.4 ;
80.13 , 26 .do fhreccair Naile co nós-oirrdheirc`with dis-
tinction
' (?dignity), Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35.