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2 nós n o,m. prob. same word as preceding, `that which is well
known or established
', hence fame, renown, reputation ; cf.
O'Dav. 423 (quoted under 1 nós) where it is glossed: in
t-urdarcugud. allud .i. nos, Corm. Y 86. ni ba mó a nós nā
75allud nā erdarcus damsa in chathaigthe I shall not have more
fame or glory or distinction of the fighting
, CRR 25. ni fair
bias a nós nach a allud nach a airdercus, TBC 2517 , cf. TBC²
1863 and Acall. 3575. ritire ba mo nos ┐ clu, Ann. Conn.
1306 § 8. a[c] cuindghidh nois ┐ allaid, Aen. 2275. cuaidh fa
80criochaibh na cruinne nos an niadh, ZCP ii 362.29 . mic
Mhíleadh fa hoirdhearc nós `Mile's courteous (? famous) sons',
Content. xxviii 26. ? mar tharb cu nós nirt, LB 124b6 (poem)
= go nós neirt `a bull with constant strength' (? famed for
strength
), Keat. iii 2047. ni dernadh . . . marbadh as mó nos
85[ná] in marbadh sin that was more famed, AU ii 548 y . g s. as
attrib.: onfisech amra nois `a . . . famous diver', CCath. 2158.
fer nois gan imresain of undisputed reputation, AU ii 556.25 ;
cf. LU 2992 quoted under 1 nós.
In compds. it is hard to distinguish between 1 and 2 nós:
¤ breth: Domhnall Ruadh rí na nóis-bhreath `of the famous
5dooms
' (? judgements according to precedent), A. Ó Dálaigh lii
50 ; cf. clanna nosbrethecha Nemid, Ériu viii 6.9 . ¤ buiden:
Naile cona nós-buidhin `noble troop' (of monks), Misc. Hag.
Hib. 102 § 8. ¤ oirdherc ( ¤ airdirc): fear naomhtha nós-
oirrdheirc `a holy man of noble manners', BNnÉ 274 § 251 ;
10a common combination of epithets, cf. 191 y , Ériu v 76.4 ;
80.13 , 26 . do fhreccair Naile co nós-oirrdheirc `with dis-
tinction
' (? dignity), Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35.

? nosad (? nósad) n m. talam ba nua nosad do ní bu do reic
ruidilsi .i. ba nua a nos i talum do aisic do, H. 3.17 c. 463 - 4
15( O'Don. 623 ). Cf. nosadh ` liking, approving ', O'R.

nósmar o, ā. (1 and 2 nós) adj. meaning variously (a) customary
and hence according to precedent, in good form, of good be-
haviour
(disposition),etc. , and (b) notable, remarkable ; it is
not easy always to decide between the senses. nosmar
20gairther in gairm rig in due form (?), Fen. 228.4 . an dáil budh
nósmar ag Día `pleasing to God' (?), BNnÉ 142.60 . do ráidh
lena cloinn go nósmar ` courteously ', 138.50 . superl. mac righ
is nosmuire ┐ is gnimaichi do bi do Breifnechaibh `best dis-
posed and most accomplished
', AU ii 446.9 . O Ruairc ri nos-
25mar nemtlaith ` reputable ', MacCarthy 434 § 2 ( BB 51a43 ).
tucadar cath neimhnech nósmhar . . . da chéile `heroic',
Ériu v 190.499 . h. Conchobair do imtecht co beoda nosmair
isna Tuathaib, Ann. Conn. 1330 § 3. dā deil . . . niamad nos-
mar . . . forru, BB 241b53 . is nósmhar na srólltuir ar ghréis
30doghnídh (of a lady's embroidery), Keat. Poems 103. róimh
nósmhar `famous pile' (of a ruined mansion), KMMisc. 50.23
= Measgra Dánta 57.34 . ar leic nosmair Naile `famous
flagstone
', Misc. Hag. Hib. 111 § 35.

nósta adj io, iā. remarkable; famed? in Nosta, Acall. 267 n. (name
35of a horse = Coscrach, text). ? besa nesa besa treisi | is
amra in t-én ┐ a adbha | cáithigh a nabha (= a n-adbha?)
nosta | in t-én nocha caitheann ba, H. 3.17 c. 433 ( O'Don.
540 ) (verse quoted in a legal text).

not (nod) n ā,f. (Lat. nota) (a) a mark or sign, esp. one used in
40 writing: nod a nota .i. si(n)gnum .i. failsiugud neich . . . not
uaille .i. comartha uaille, Corm. Y 979. not inchoisc, Sg.
3b17 (gl. nota elementi given as definition of littera). pl. na
nota áram, gl. numerorum figurae, 6b21 . nochan fuil uath
conid litir acht ata conid not tinfidh h is not a letter but a
45mark of aspiration
, Auraic. 3561 , cf. 1231 (nod), 768 (noit).
(b) later a sign of contraction in writing, a scribal compen-
dium: cá méd nod is cóir annsa scribneoracht? Ní annsa:
a trí: nod elaidhnech ┐ n. ¤ lethach ┐ n. ¤ nádúrdha, O'Gr. Cat.
91.13 (the three compendia given are illustrated resp. by
50 DNS = dominus, DS = deus or dominus, P = pater): cf.
114.28 . nod `an abbreviation', O'Brien. Hence in fig. sense: ní
beag nod dá chur i suim a hint is enough, Content. xxvii 4.
ní beag nod dá chur i gcéill, Dánta Grádha xxx 10 . aicme . . .
nár aisig dham nod do chomhall cineáltais who gave not the
55least answer
, Hackett vii 6 . Nod leat, used like Lat. notâ bene
(but prob. subst., not verb) in scientific and other writings:
nod leat gu n-éxamlaigther na leigheasa note, bear in mind ,
O'Gr. Cat. 176.29. nod leat gur badh e Niall,etc., Rel. Celt.
ii 300.18 .

60 notaid v ā. (Lat. notare) marks, denotes: pass. pr. pl. notaitir,
gl. notantur [litteris], Sg. 28a11 . vn. berar hé co hescob na
cathrach dia notad `to be censured', Fél. 46.2 . Cf. nod leat,
possibly imp. of this vb. (see not).

notaire n io,m. (Lat. notarius) a professional scribe: notire, Wb.
65 27d16 . notairi Grigair nuim, YBL 165b38 . noiteir coitchenn
o udaras Imper notary general (= notarius publicus), AU iii
16.2 .

notairecht n f. the profession of a scribe (or notary): notaireacht,
Auraic. 5798 (in list of callings or occupations). See noiteoracht.

70 notal? nod a nota . . . unde dicitur notal .i. not uaille .i.
comartha uaille hé, Corm. Y 979. Perhaps npr. m.; cf. Notal
(= Lat. Natalis, name of a Roman pilgrim), Ir. Lit. 60.2 ;
Nattal, Gorm. July 31 = Natal, Mart. Don. July 31.

nóthe x pl. see 2 nó.

75 ? notlach adj o, ā. ciasu file file neit .i. cia suí file in fili as Nede,
no in file notlach, LL 186b11 , cf. RC xxvi 14 § 5.

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. ré notlaicc aird, Fél. Nov. 13 (nodlaig LB). 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 expression n. ¤
mór great Christmas, in distinction from n. ¤ becc (stéille) little
Christmas (C. of the star), i.e. the Epiphany; in these expres-
85sions the adj. is often undeclined. Later n. ¤ becc came to be
used for the feast of the Circumcision (Jan. 1), as in the Book
of Common Prayer (editions of 1608, 1702); the term Nodlaig
Bheag is 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.