1 nes(s)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 nes(s) or dil.ie/33127

Forms: nis

n a weasel: gl. mustela, Sg. 36a9 . luch marb no ness marb, Ériu vii 148 § 12 (= mustela of Lat. parallel, p. 182 ). ness .i. anmanda; ni fois acht utmall, Corm. Y 988 , cf. 975 ( Anecd. iv 84.1 ). nes . . . is ainm don phést re n-abarther bláthnait, H 3.18 p. 611a ( O'Curry 1335 ) = nis in parallel citation from ACC Eg. given in Contribb. s.v. bláthnait .

See 5 es (RIA Dict. E), prob. the same word with apocope of initial n- due to assimilation with the article.