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? naime n(g s. ?) na roich in etoil fir flatha .i. mad toil naime don
toil slabhra na flatha, Laws iv 244.10 Comm.

náimtide adj io, iā. (námae) hostile, inimical: nabad naimtide a
cosc (gl. nolite quasi inimicum existimare), Wb. 26b28 . hua
5menmain naimtidiu, Ml. 66d1 . ind indrid naimtidi, 27a1
(g s m.). naimtidi (gl. hostili), 112c7 (g s f.). naimtidi in chairdine,
TBC² 3590. comhlann niata náimhdidhe, CRR² § 36. buidne
niatae naimdide, CCath. 5469.

náimtine n[iā, f.] enmity, hostility: náimtine du Dia friu enmity
10on God's part towards them
, Ml. 79b8 (gl. Deo propter iniquita-
tem suam utuntur adverso). g p. inna nnaimtine (gl. inimi-
citiarum), 38d2 . naimdine fri fine, H. 3.18 p. 214b ( O'C 379 ).

náimtinech adj o, ā. hostile, inimical: in tan mbite ó menmain
naimtinech, Ml. 65b10 . naimtenach, gl. inimico, 44a7 .

15 náire n iā,f. (1 nár) náire m. and f., IGT Dec. § 1.
(a) shamefacedness, bashfulness, diffidence, backwardness or
reluctance (in undertaking someth.): nare . . . .i. in ruidiud tic
isin gruaid ┐ is do sin is nomen naire. Feile immorro ainim
don einech bunaid, Corm. Y 983. ni hopair niad náre, TBC
20 3275 (i.e. distrust of his own strength, reluctance to fight).
Rúanaid atberthe co sse | frisseom ar met a náire, LU 9580
(cf. ZCP iii 204.12 where Stokes reads náne `splendour' =
áine?); the nickname Ruanaid (`blusher'?) was given to
Diarmaid mac Aedha Sláine for his reluctance to expel
25Mochuda, cf. ZCP iii 465 § 35 : for in ruanaid (.i. hi ruidioth
hoc gabail lama Mocutta), and BNnÉ 304 § 16 : dobēratt ind
oicc aithis fort . . . .i. Diarmait Ruanaidh do radh riut. a náire
fri maith, a nemnáire fri holc! PH 8228. araill dib ara
n-uaisle saerthar iat, araill aile is a n-ecodnaigetu, araill aile
30is ara naire, araill aile is ara mire, Laws iii 112.14 Comm. (of
certain hospitallers who are exempted from road-maintenance
by reason of their nobility, etc.; transld. `some for the shame
of it
'; for their diffidence or incompetence to undertake the
task?). Cf. also Keat. Poems 834 : ní raibh stad ar theacht a
35thiodhlac | acht náire na dáimhe ré ndaoire (i.e. the only
check on his bounty was the reluctance of his guests to put
him to such expense).
Feeling of shame or humiliation: do bhí náire mhór ar na
fearaibh, 1 Chron. xix 5. ag tabhairt náire dhon druing nach
40fuil ní aca, 1 Cor. xi 22. Shame, disgrace (in objective sense):
fear táidhe . . . as é an náire mhór don mhnáoi, IGT Decl. ex.
20 . náire ort, 19 . athgabail aitire aslui feile .i. elas ar a nairi
`who absconds to his shame' (?), Laws i 214.25 , 218.12 .
(b) in concrete sense: tancatar immach in banmaccrad ┐
45tuargbatar a nnochta ┐ a nnáre uile dó (i.e. their nakedness),
TBC 1361 = donnochtat [sic leg.] a mbruindi fris, TBC² 720.
(c) modesty, sense of decorum, nobility of behaviour, generosity
(approaching the sense of féile, from which it is distinguished
by Cormac, see above; late and not common use) : do Gaidelaibh
50mo naire `my honor', BCC § 278 (poem attrib. to Colum Cille)
= Measgra D. 46.30 . tealach feile ┐ naire `home of hospitality
and generosity
', Ériu ii 186.18 = t. feli ┐ garta, ZCP viii 102.18 .
Cf. naire .i. glan, O'Cl.

náirech adj o, ā. (náire) diffident, shy; modest: doroich in cleirech
55istech, | gerb eimech nir bo nairech `ashamed', BNnÉ 86
§ 177 . maighdean mhíonla . . . náireach, Keat. Poems 411.
bean náirech, IGT Dec. § 137. labhras an incchen do ghuth
neoid naireach, Ériu iv 50 § 4 (mod. text). See nárach.

náiride adj io, iā. (a) modest, bashful: nairidhe, BNnÉ 280 n. 4
60(v.l. for nārach). compar. ni roibe neach bud feile nā bad
nairide nās in naemog sin, ZCP xii 293.13 .
(b) causing shame, shameful: bá nairidhi leis nā lé lucht na
Rómha fein in bidgad ecla ro lín iat he was more ashamed than
the people of R. themselves of the panic that filled them
, CCath.
65 1504.

náirige n f. sense of shame, affronted modesty (late) : marbh Fithír
do náirighe, Keat. ii 3946 (quotation) = nárine, LL 295a27 .

náirigid v g. puts to shame, makes ashamed : vn. ní chum sibhse
do náiriughadh , 1 Cor. iv 14.

70 náiríne n(dim. of náire) shame, affronted modesty: marb Fithir
do nárine, LL 295a27 = do náirine, Acall. 4171 = do
nairighe, Keat. ii 3946. See 2 nairne.

Nairmein pn f. Armenia (loan-word with prosthetic n) : N. ¤ bec,
Marco P. 3. Nairmein mhór, ib. 4 .

75 1 nairne n a night-watch, a vision (? an expedition, adventure or
tale of adventure = echtra) : nairne .i. aislinge nó echtra, ut
est Airne Fingin maic Luchta, O'Mulc. 837 = ut est nairne
Fingin mic L., H. 3.18 p. 637a ( O'C. 1414 ). For the tale
entitled Airne Fingein see Anecd. ii 1. Perhaps = airne with
80prosthetic n; but cf. tainic dia oirchisecht on nairne sin i
raibhe ó Ḟind ┐ ó ḟianaib `to rescue him from the night-watch (?)'
(? predicament, jeopardy), RC xi 131.70 .

2 nairne n modesty, purity? nairne .i. glain, Corm. Y 972 =
nairne (no naire) .i. gláine, Corm. p. 32. If a genuine word,
85perh. = náirne < náirine.

3 nairne particle of assent or asseveration, indeed, verily ?
nairne [no naire, add. LB] amail bid naire no beth and .i.
senberla didiu in naire n-i sin. Is inand ┐ isbertha egin. Is
gnathberla eisem tra cidh indiu la hIrmumhain maxime, unde
dicitur: In fil ní bas toich duit? Fil eigin, ol intí dia n-incho-
5marcar .i. nairne, Corm. Y 972 = fhil naire, ol intí . . . .i. fil
écin, Corm. p. 32 ; i.e. nairne (? naire) is used, especially in
West Munster, in the sense of éicin indeed, in truth . nairne .i.
deimhin .i. frithaithbhear bus nairne .i. frithaithbhear bhus
deimhin, O'Cl. (where the word is used as pred.). náirne .i.
10deimhin ` sure, certain, certainty ', P.O'C. náirne adj. `sure,
certain
', O'R.