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nuimir n ā,f.(alsogutt.st.) late variant form of Mid.Ir.uimir
40(< Lat.numerus), prob. a learned re-formation.Anumber:
ni numir a haon acht is uadh ḟasait na numrecha, Corm. Y
447. in nuimir óir the Golden Number, Fél. p. xx 17 (scribal
entry of 1467),cf. O'Gr. Cat. 290.25. do coimhlionadh na
nuimire bliadhan, Leb. Gab. i 4.2 .do mhédughadh nuimhri
45bhar tteghluigh, Mac Aingil 108.4 .d'fhaisnéis nuimhreach
an tsluaigh, Keat. ii 2586. cuirthear an uimhir chinnte . . .
ar son nuimhreach éigcinnte, TSh. 7861. g p. Leabhar na
Nuimhreach the Book of Numbers, 374 (=Uibhreacha,
Bedell).mórán nuimer diarmidhe do doínibh, AU iii 508.23 .
In concrete sense of anumber(group) ofindividuals: naei
nuimhir (= n-uimhir?) ag car do chlu`nine hosts praising
Thee
', A. Ó Dálaigh xii 9. Ofchronological computation:
an 8 la Feb. 1664 do réir na nuimre as mo`according to the
5greater computation
' (i.e. New Style), MS. Mat. 561.26 .

núin adj evil,harm(poet. and B. na f.)? ba truag núin | no
n-adraitis Gaedil gūir, LL 213b40 =truag in rúin, Met.
Dinds. iv 18.5 .cuic .i. rūn,utNede mac Adnadixit: ni chuala
cuic nuin, Corm. Y 300 ,cf. 698 (p. 60.7) .nuin .i. olc,ut est:
10ni cuala coic nuin .i. ni cuala ar ma run olc dam, H. 3.18
p. 61b ( O'C. 79 < Bretha Neimed).Cf. ni chuala cuic[cuich
LL]n-inne [ninde, inní, inniv.l.] maicc Adnai, RC xxvi 14
§ 6 (said by Ferchertne). Seenúna.

? nulam: adj léne beca nó nulam(gl.bánchaimsa= linen shirts),
15 Ériu ii 5 n. 82 .

? numaige: ind do comraicedur aris co nua numaigi nemarrsaid
re roile, ZCP vi 41.27 .

núna n f. famine (cf.W.newyn). For discussion of etymology
see Pokorny, ZCP xiii 37 - 38 , who considers that the orig.
20form wasnauna(e)and suggests that the variantnoínemay
be due to the influence ofoíne`fast'.Cf.the mod. variant
formnaoine(<noíne) given by Dinneen.núna .i. gorta,
O'Cl.nuna ina flaithius, Laws iv 52.7 (sign of falseness in a
king).gorta ┐ núna ┐ dunibad, RC xii 428 § 17. marta la
25nuna, RC xxvi 46 § 232 (glossed.i. gorta, LL 188c59 ).issed
dober nauna ┐ gourtai . . . forna tótha cloena, Anecd. iii
26.22 (Cáin Domnaig;nuana v.l.).ara tesargain don nuna,
Cóir Anm. 37. g s. di phlágaib tened et nóine et gorte, Thes.
ii 256.12 .fri huais ngortae no nóina for tuatha, Ériu vii 148
30§ 14 .daermanaig .i. . . . na maneig nuna ┐ gola ┐ gabla, Laws
iii 10.23 Comm. =manaigh nunaigh, H. 3.18 p. 228b ( O'C.
416 ).bliadain núna moiri, Lism.L. 1970 =n. ¤ ┐ gorta, Paris
MS.i n-aimsir nauna maire, ZCP xix 110.10 (< H. 3.18,
360a = O'C. Transcr. 762 , where it is written:na una).Cf.
35 úna.

nús n m. nús(g s. n p. núis,núsa), IGT Dec. § 38.11 .g s. innuis ,
O'Mulc. 735. Beistings,milkof anewly calved cow: nús id
est lac nouum, gl.colostrum, Thes. ii 43.3 .nusquasi nouus ,
Corm. Y 994. nus .i. nue-ass, O'Mulc. 735 ,cf. 827 .nus,
40 Laws iii 228.7 (seenuidlech).co ra gaib in bo 'ma nus, Fél.
148.19 (:tús) =banus, LB.lan a sreabainne do nús o cech
boin, CF p. 73.10. ?nus, gl.onesta, Ir. Gl. 256 ;leg. ouesta=
Med. Lat.obesta `beistings'.Fig. rugais . . . mo chlann uaim
is iad 'na nús freshness, earlyyouth , Measgra Dánta 61.54
45(Gilla Brígde Mac Conmidhe, 13th cent.).

nutmuic n(Romance loan-word) nutmeg: más ┐ nutmic ┐ cach
uile spísrad, Maund. 159. Common in med. texts:nutmuicc,
Rosa Ang. 116.5 .nutmúcc, 286.18 .notmuic ┐ clous, O'Gr.
Cat. 207 y .pudar clobus ┐ nutamig, C IV 2,30va19 .