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notlaic n f.(Lat.natalicia, Ped. i 204 ).n s. nolaig, Laws v 396.
25 Comm. g s. notlac, LL 22a55 .nollac, Laws iii 492.12 Comm.
(phonetic).d s. rénotlaiccaird, Fél. Nov. 13 (nodlaigLB). Mod.
80 nodlaig,g s. nodlag:na nodlaige, O'Gr. Cat. 594.41 (scribal
entry of year 1733).
Christmas;Christmas day, either alone or in expressionn. ¤
mór great Christmas, in distinction fromn. ¤ becc(stéille)little
Christmas(C. of the star), i.e. theEpiphany; in these expres-
85sions the adj. is often undeclined.Latern. ¤ becccame to be
used for the feast of the Circumcision (Jan. 1), as in the Book
of Common Prayer (editions of 1608, 1702); the termNodlaig
Bheagis still current, being used in Munster of the Epiphany,
in Connacht and Ulster of New Year's day.i n-obli casc ┐
notlaic(leg.notlac?) ┐ cheṅṅcigis, Thes. ii 254.18 ( Stowe
5Miss. 65b ).in notlaic . . . Críst ó Mairi . . . génair, Fél. Dec. 25.
ciped laa forsa mbe notlaic mór nó notlaic stéille, Ériu ii 208
§ 28 =notlaic mor .i. epifania Domini nó notlaic becc nó
notlaic stelle, LB 203b52 (where the gloss is misplaced).día
tairridi notlaic steild the day after Epiphany, Mon. Tall. 30
10=an la d'eís epífania, Rule of Tall. § 96a .ó nodlaig mhóir
go féil Bríghde, Ériu i 80 § 10 (Leabhar Oiris).ó nodlaic mór
co nodlaic becc, Cog. 112.14 .o nollaic co feil Brighdi, AU ii
362.16(a.1282).adaig notlac mór, LL 22a55 .aidchi notlac
moir, RC xvii 365.17 .aidhce nodlaic mór, AU 1056. ota
15aidchi notlaic mair co hiarnotlaic steill, ZCP xiii 28.8 (nodlug
mor,notlac móir v.l.).go hoidhche nottlacc stell, Hugh Roe
18.21 (f. 5b) .fó nodlaicc mór, FM vi 1988.13 .du. etir dí
notlaic, Mon. Tall. 30. snechta mór eter dá notlaic, AU ii
290.22 . Meton. of a Christmas banquet:do chaith sé an
20nodluicc do roinnedh d'Aodh Buidhe, L.Chl. Suibhne § 39.

nóud xseenóad.

nouice n[io,m.] (Lat.novicius)anovice(in a religious order):
quievita mainistir Chille B. i nouici mhanaig`noviciate', ALC
i 194.13 (leg. ina n. ¤ ? but perh. a fem. abstract).tech na
25nouici, 224.16 .

nouimber n o,m.(Lat.november)the month ofNovember: g s.
nouimbir for slúagu, Fél. Nov. 30 (trisyll.;nouimbeir,
nouember,nobimber,noimbir v.l.). Seenoimper.

1 nú adv.(<núe,núa) now;lately,recently(poet.): is nu nad
30mair .i. is nu atbath, LU 575 = ACC 11 ( RC xx 160 ).adfet
co nú .i. no aisneded co rici nú until now, LU 881 =corice
nu, ACC 66 ( RC xx 260 ). ?cid náci[d]-fitir nuu, ZCP iii 216.8
= LU 9703.

? 2 nú n n. abbrev. ofnufíadnaisetheNew Testamentused in
35archaic poetry: adfet co nú . . . adfet fil andidem ┐ vetus
testamentum┐ a nnu. isnouum testamentum.i. no aisneded
dūn fetarlaic co núfíadnaiseut dixit. . . . fortgella .nú. ┐ fet,
LU 883 fg . ( ACC 66 Comm.) =fortgella nu ocus uet, RC xx
260 .

40 núa(núae) adj io, iā. O.Ir.nōe, Thes. ii 270.6 ( L. Ardm. 16a2 ).
nuae, Ml. 17b5 , 18d6 ,etc. nue, Sg. 131b1 .naue, 217 marg.
( Thes. ii p. xxii ); 5b6 .d s m. nuu, Ml. 2b11 , Enchir. Aug. 85a
( ZCP vii 485 ) ?g s n. nuai, Ml. 106d8 (gl.recentis [victoriae],
but the glossator prob. thought of the Irishbuaid).a s f. núi,
45 Hy. v 74 (nue v.l.).a s n. nuie, Wb. 4b29 , 7c7 ,cf. 28b29
(nuiethicid); Ped. ii 28 refers this form tonúide.d s f. nuai,
Ml. 32b14 .nui, 2b11 , 35c3 .n p m. nui, Wb. 22a30 , Ml. 115b4 .
a p m. nui, 115b2 .g p n. nuae, 138c16 .d p n. nuib, 75a12 , 139a2 .
Mid.Ir.núa(common form),núe. Mod.núa, often written
50 nuadhin classical period.núa, IGT Dec. § 139 , § 204 , § 206 .
g s m. núa,naí, § 204 .naoi, § 206 (in phr.Rí nimhe naoi; the
wordneamhbeing treated as of two genders).Cf. meic Naoi
nert-naoi, Ir. Texts iv 34.2 .g s f. núa(na nimhe núa), IGT
Dec. § 206. d s m. núa,ib. d s f. naoi,ib.; ex. 1934 . The archaic
55formnóesurvives in poetry down to Mod.Ir.; seenódhand3 nó.
(a) new,recent,fresh:in Glosses translatesnovusand
recens.nuaquasi noua , Corm. Y 995. cétal nuae, gl.canti-
cum novum, Ml. 60a12 .moltai nui . . . nad ro cheta riam
(=inusitata carmina), 115b4 .ní nuae dunni ind esamnae so
60 this confidence is not new to us, 110d12 ,cf. 17b5 .memmbrum
naue new parchment, Sg. 217 m. inf. hó shiun co nuie, Wb.
4b29 .is gel cach nua, SC 43. tech nue, IT i 137.8 ( LU 10580 )
=t. nuad, ib. 21 (Eg.).a tigh naí, ZCP x 345 § 4. dorónad
fín nua isna lestraib nuib, PH 5511. forcetul nua, 1688 .
65 sc[el]a an rechta naeí of the new (i.e. Gospel) law, RC x 184.9 .
i ndligheadh nua ┐ i seindliccheadh, FM iii 536 n .an
soitheach nua ┐ an sean-shoitheach, TSh. 728. rígh núa,
Exod. i 8. a ló na rée nuáidhe of the new-moon, Ezek. xlvi 1.
(b)of persons in various sensesyoung,fresh,lusty,vigorous,
70passing in later poetry into that ofbright,fair: gilla nua
noidenda, LL 267a7 = MU 34.9 (of a boy of 11).Níall núa
`young N.', Ériu iv 104.1 .ni nia nad nua fri cotach Conuail
`not a champion that is not strong as to the league of C.', ACC
118 ( RC xx 286 ).do throit ra níaíd nua, TBC 3410 ; quoted
75by O'Cl. with gl.nua .i. lāidir, and so taken by Windisch
(mit einem starken Helde).macan Cathbaid coeim ocus
Neassa nua`of N. the strong' (?fair, bright), RC vi 177 z .in
cuire noem nua(of the Apostles in heaven), KMMisc. 256.2
(= LB 262b37 ).Iosa Chríosd ceann na naomh nua`the bright
80saints
', Dán Dé xxvi 34 .
(c)of things, oftenfresh,clear,bright,fair: nemh núa,
Arch. iii 307 § 22 ; a common epithet ofnem, see IGT Dec.
§ 206. comde nimi núi(?nuí), LL 307a14 .ríoghain nimhe
naoi, A. Ó Dálaigh ii 7. ?inar nar mín fa cnes núa, ZCP vii
85303 § 4 (:luadh; of Colum Cille, perh.tender, sensitive).cróch
buidhe i gcoróin naoi a cinn(of a fair woman compared to a
daisy), Hackett xi 14 .rosg nua`bright', TD 19.1 ;cf. guidhis
an bhféata bhfoltnaoi`the lovely shining-haired one', 1.24 .
decair coimes red chéibh núa, IGT Dec. ex. 1934. don
fhréimh naoi-si chéibhfinn Chuinn, Ériu viii 193.43 .
5(d) assubst.folld. by gen. that which is new(fresh): núa
cacha bíd ┐ sen cacha dighi, Acall. 27 ,cf. 5061 .ro thoirbir
nua bidh ┐ sen corma, ZCP vi 25.25 .núa corma new ale,
Ériu iv 124.22 .conid for mesca do nua fína ro batar, PH
5394. núa luachra fresh rushes, IGT Dec. ex. 685. tabhram
10fad' bhreith . . . nua na calla sul chríonai-se`my body's vigour
ere it withers
', Dán Dé xvi 8 ,cf. ZCP xii 383.23 . Newness:
in tempall do dhénamh asa núa to rebuild the church, ZCP x
14.22 .a leagadh aris, indus co ndentaí asa núa é that it
might be remade
(of a knife), BCC § 260. Youth: ní nach
15dearnadh as mo nua ná as mo naoidheandacht, ML 100.14 .
(e) inadvl.use:nuie tanicc cuccumsa(gl.hospes meus)
lately, Wb. 7c7 .co naue tilllately , Sg. 5b6 .dorinne ridire co
nua dim, RC xix 30 § 30. go nó(nuadh v.l.) ` lately ', O'Bruad.
i 18 § 1. slucit na dá draic déc co nóe d'éis aroli in anmain
20 swallow the soul anew one after another, IT i 183.29 ( FA 20
LB).d'iarraidh síth go nua 'nois anew,again , Content. ix 15 ,
cf. viii 18 , xvi 78 .muna ndiúlta dibh go nuadh`unless you
deny (as no one yet)
', xvi 21 . Alsoco nú, see1 nú.is i nnuu
atbath recently,just now , ACC 11 Comm. ( RC xx 160.14 ) =
25 is nu, LU 575. gid andlaicter misi a nÍ . . . is a nDun anfad
a nuadh`in Down I shall dwell anew', BCC § 373.
Compds. Freq. used in various senses to form unstable
compd. (often in contrast with similar compd. withsen-); also
nú-, in mod. lang. often nuadh-and in late poetrynó-. (a)
30with noun: ¤ bla(pl.) `new fames', Thes. ii 295.8 ( SP v 4 ).
¤ bés:i n-urd núabésa`of the new rite', Fél. 76 x . ¤ cath:Aed
eangach na nuachath, IT iii 89 § 116. ¤ cnám:núadchnáimh
géill asail, Judges xv 15 . ¤ congbál anew steading,settlement :
asn.l. cell nuachoṅgbal, LL 286a40 ( Ir. Texts i 34 ). ¤ cride:
35 fig. nuachroidhe chreidimh newfangled doctrine, MacAingil
9.9(pref.). ¤ cruth:it núacrutha na haisti seo new [metrical]
forms
, IT iii 23 § 68. ¤ cúirt anew court: g s. na nuachúirte, Fl.
Earls. 80.1 . ¤ ésca:nú-esca anew moon , PH 1686. ¤ fala:a
senghomh ┐ a nuafhaladh di aroile, FM vi 2266.24 .a sean-
40fholta ┐ a nuafholta, iv 1176.6 . ¤ litrid anew(recent)writer:
pl. núalitríde, IT iii 23 § 68. nuailitridi,ib. la nuelitridi, Sg.
5b11 , 90b4 . ¤ long:a núalonga . . . a senlonga, CCath. 1919.
¤ maise:fo nuamaisi fhigi ┐ ber[r]tha, TBC² 2423 . ¤ partaing:
cosmail do nuapartaing a beóil, TBC 208. dergithir nua-
45partaingi, MR 64.24 . ¤ peccad:a thaiscid senpheccaid, a
thuilled nuapheccaid! PH 8227. ¤ recht:sacramuinti an
nuai-reachta of the new law (Gospel dispensation), MacAingil
2.8 . ¤ slige(vn.):horaili nuasligi(gl.quodam novali)newly
broken land
, Ml. 2a6 . ¤ tech:núathaig .i. teach nua nimhe
50 bright (resplendent) house, O'Cl.nuiethicid anovice (gl.
neophytum), Wb. 28b29 .pl. nuethigti, IT iii 28 § 68. nuae-
thintud anew translation , Ml. 2a6 . See alsonúfiadnaise.
(b) with adj. formed from noun; with others forming
dwanda-compds.: ¤ crothach:[Fedlim] núachrothach .i.
55cruth núa do thaisbentá do cach áen fuirri ara caíme, Cóir
Anm. 257. Fedlím nochrothach . . . no nuachraideach, BB
253b1 . Seenoí(compds.). ¤ maisech: comp.cach ní . . . bá
nuamassigi dá n-étaigib, LL 219b2 . ¤ bind:cruite nuabinde,
Acall. 3793. ¤ gel:co núagel, Met. Dinds. iii 270.2 .gasraid
60. . . nuagel, Cog. 160.6 . ¤ glan:dechealta nuaglana, Acall.
3869. d'ainglib nuaghlana bright and pure, BNnÉ 274.4 .
TTebe 1373 .tír nóghlan, O'Bruad. iii 68 z . ¤ glas:co coilltib
nuaglasa, TTebe 1715 .
(c) with vb.inadverbialsenseanew,afresh: ro nigh ┐ ro
65nuacōrigh a gnuis, ZCP vi 25.24 .ra nuaglanait a n-étaigi,
LL 232a30 .ro nuaglanaid cathbarr[a], TTebe 1273 .
Similarly with vn.:in lebar so . . . do núachorúghadh to
rearrange (re-edite
), Fen. 392.5 .tech . . . iarna nuadhenum,
Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. i 42.30 .iar nódhul i dtalamh d'Éamonn
70`since the late interment of E.', O'Bruad. i 146.19. ag nuaghol
weeping anew, Keat. Poems 162.
With part.:nuachrechnaigthi freshly(lately)wounded , ZCP
iv 384.20 .Nena nuagnithi, Fianaig. 50.3 (`new-made?'
Gloss.;fair-formed?).