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noíbaid v ā. makes righteous, sanctifies; hallows; consecrates . as
n-iress noíbas, Wb. 19b14 . níb-noíbfea, 13b19 . as hiress ro
noíb Abracham, 19b12 . ro noíbad , 2b26 (pret. pass.). subj.
pres. 3 s. ro nóeba m'anmain, Hy. vi 22. naomrī rom-nao-
5mustar, ZCP viii 203 y . ro bennacha[i]s Día in seachtmadh
laá ┐ ro naemastar he, BB 16a5 . pass. subj. pr. noemthar
th'anim, PH 7824. dogni Ruadhan mancha dibh ┐ do
naemhaitt iatt sidhein `were sainted', BNnÉ 323 § 35 . Muire
do naomhadh ar nimh, A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 2. part. see noíbthe.
10 Vn. noíbad, gl. sanctificatio, Wb. 25b2 , cf. 3b31 . do noibad,
31b17 . is nóebad do gnímaib `a hallowing of works', Fél. Ep.
203. Ísu . . . dar noimad, Arch. iii 221.13 (cf. Ériu vi 112 § 2 ).
cúimnig na dómnaige do naemad to keep holy, PH 7344. ar
naemadh na sacramainti dō when he had consecrated, BCC 148.
15 náomhadh, 1 Cor. i 2.

noíbán n o,m. a little saint (hypocoristic form from noíb) : cech
nóebán co ṅ-idnai, Fél. Ep. 99 (naeban v.l.). As npr. m.
Naomhán, Mart. Don. Sept. 13 = Sanctanus, 457 .

noíbda adj io, iā. holy; hallowed. ? n p m. beded noibde be sanctified,
20 Wb. 3b28 . Felicitas nóebdae, Fél. Mar. 7 , cf. June 11 . fer
noemda, PH 949. na scriptúri noemda, 3122 . a naídhe
noebhdhai ! holy child, BNnÉ 46.4 . tathum o Día praind . . .
naemda nasadh, Anecd. i 64 § 120. [do] dhealbhais neamh,
naomhdha an táth `sacred welding', Dán Dé x 15 . In class.
25Irish generally replaced by the participial form naomhtha.

noíbdacht n ā,f. holiness, righteousness: amal chométus
nech a noemdacht, PH 5987. comartha seanordachta ┐
naemdachta, YBL 153b15 . comhardha naomhtachta, FM v
1490.17 . As honorific title: naomhthacht in pāpa His Holi-
30ness the Pope
, Fl. Earls 184.10 , cf. 186.15 . naomhthacht Sanct
Proinseis the holy St. Francis, 248.27 . gach a ndernadh do
stát . . . a n-urthimchell a naomhthachta `all the state . . .
connected with her canonization
' (?), 184.23 .

noíbe n iā,f. holiness, sanctity: n s. ind noíbe , Wb. 9c30 . a s.
35 noibi, Ml. 46d14 . d s. noibi, 37a10 . g s. inna noibe , 37b4 .
noime ┐ fírenchi, PH 4009 (a s.). co nnaibe , SR 720 (: caíne).
co nuibe , Arch. iii 303 § 6. martir co méit noíbe, Fél. Sept. 13.
ar nóebe nirt `by force of sanctity', Met. Dinds. iv 98.95 . gan
rath, gan ro-naoime, BNnÉ 261 § 221b . fear . . . lán do
40naimhe, FM iii 12.15 .

nóibísech n m. (late Romance loan-word) a novice, learner:
gan bheith dhó na noibhíseach, 1 Tim. iii 6 (ed. 1690). noi-
bhiseach riaghla `a proselyte', Eg. Gl. 492 . See follg. nóibhíseach,
O'R., Dinneen.

45 nóibiste n m. (formation from Lat. novicius) a novice: Mael
Sechlainn . . . quieuit . . . ina noibisdi i Mainistir na Buille, AU
ii 282.9 = in [leg. ina?] nobitsi manaig. Ann. Conn. 1230 § 17
= ina nouist mhanaigh `noviciate', FM iii 254.2 . foghluinte,
noibhisde a scholar, Eg. Gl. 499. nóibhiste `a novice', O'R.

50 noíbthe part. of noíbaid, q.v. ? dochuaid ro-scél noibthe dub
. . . fo thúaid co tech a chlemna | i mmulluch na mór-Temra,
LL 375a31 (i.e. tidings of the death of the daughters of
Tuathal Techtmar). Mod. naomhtha holy: a Athair n. ¤ (= Pater
sancte), TSh. 421. inis n. ¤ , Keat. Poems 1458. idir an áit
55náomhtha ┐ ro-náomhtha between the holy place and the most
holy
, Exod. xxvi 33. Oft. used as equivalent of title Saint:
Bearnard naomhtha, TSh. 6576 (more generally expressed by
the uninflected adj. naomh preceding the name).

nóichtech adj o, ā. (< nócha) belonging to the number ninety; ninety
60years old: cétach Abracham noíchtech Sarra, Wb. 20a6 .

noíchtech adj o, ā. (< noí + fichet) belonging to the number twenty-
nine: g p. noíchtech, gl. undetricenorum, Bcr. 39a1 ( Thes. ii
27.33 ). onaib laithib noichtechaib, Bvn. 19 ( Thes. ii 32.34 ).
ésga naíteach a moon of 29 days, O'Gr. Cat. 300.12 , 301.9 .
65As subst., a period of twenty-nine days: noichtech, Bvn. 18b ,
cf. Bcr. 18d1 .

noíchtige n a period of twenty-nine days: noichtiche co lleuth
du árim i n-é̢scu to reckon 29½ days in the lunar month, Bcr. 3 c
( Thes. ii 10.5 ). For formation cf. trichtaige.

70 nóïd vb. (cf. 3 nó). The stem seems to vary between nó-
treated as ā-st. (cf. the vn. nóad which may belong to this
vb.) and nói- (? noí-), cf. the variant form nóithid (? noíthid) ;
perh. both forms coexisted; cf. the dual development of núae
(> núa and naoi) and of núaide, nuíde. O'Davoren's gl.
75 noudh .i. athnugud suggests a connexion with núae.
Makes known, spreads the fame of, celebrates , confined to
early and poetic lit. pres. 3 s. nath .i. noaid anair `it praises
from the front
' (?), Auraic. 1581 = nóidh an aor T. (i.e. the
satire renders its victim notorious?). (with obj. pron. suff.)
80 noíthium cruth caín I am famed for fair form, FB 22 ( LU
8285 ). nóithiut búaid ngoire, ZCP xi 80 § 2 ( LL 293a43 ).
? rel. teora soillsi sloindti nemthiu naithus, Nero vii p. 133b
( O'Don. 2192 ). ? 3 pl. (with obj. pron. suff.) noithi máil
poets proclaim it (?), SR 2585 , 6681 . impf. 3 pl. mac Nessa
85 noítis morṡlúaig whom great armies extolled, TFerbe 920 . fut.
3 s. (with pron. suff.) Patraic . . . noifidius Dia, ZCP iii 463.14
( B. in Scáil § 20 ). 3 pl. ticfat tailcind . . . noifit cella, Trip.
34.11 = noit[h]fit, Arch. iii 12 y (< H. 3.18). ? pret. buaid
gaile buaid clis ria cách | do Choinculainn cruth rod-naí,
Ériu v 210.65 = LL 125b11 (: mnaí; do C. rodnanaí v.l.).
5 Pass. pres. ordaib neimid nuither (.i. . . . uirdrucithter
eneclann do nemed fo uaisletaid), Laws iii 26.6 , 11 . noithir
.i. erdercaigthir ara holc, Corm. Y 984. fut. noafidhir tuir,
mōrfaidir maigi, ZCP iii 463.4 ( B. in Scáil 18 ) = nóithfitir,
xiii 378.6 . noifitir fir, ZCP xii 233 ( B. in Scáil 44 ); cf. nófither
10bethai, 401.20 . ? pret. Noísi ro noäd a ḟert, IT i 78.19 LL=
doronud, Eg. acht co nnoathar a riam rus `provided his . . .
intensifies (his) shame
', O'Dav. 1336 , is regarded by Stokes
as subj. pres. depon. of this vb. but may be pass. Cf. the
compd. vb.: ra lotar . . . et condnoathatar na scela made
15known the news
, CRR § 8 ; batnoathar (leg. -noathatar) dóib
na scéla, § 21. See nóad and nóithe.