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Núadu npr. m. a name borne by more than one mythical king
of Ireland and later by some historic persons. The orig.
vowel is ō, cf. the dat. forms Nodonti, Nodenti ( Corp. Inscr.
70Lat. vii 138 , 140 ).
Declined (a) as d-stem: n s. Nuadu, LL 127a48 , 128a27 .
Nuado, 25b13 . Later Nuada, AU 780. Nuadha, AU 810 ,
811 ; O'Mulc. 665 (one of the three `fáithi fis' of the heathen
Irish), and later texts generally. g s. Nuadat, LL 128a26 .
75 Nuadhat, AU 774. Nodtat, Mart. Tall. Feb. 19. a d s. la
Nuadait, LL 128a25 . In later Mid. and Mod.Ir. the g s.
Núadhat (-ad) continues in use (Nuaghad, BB 32b38 ); also
d s. Nuadhait, Keat. i 218.36 (Nuadha v.l.), but: lé Nuadha,
ii 2175 . The n s. Nuadhat (-ad) is occas. found, BB 46b37 (g s.
80 Nuadhat, ib. 36 ); g s. Nuadhaid (: cuid), Content. vi 154.
(b) traces of a parallel n-declension occur in early texts: g s.
in oratorio Nodan , AU 808 , cf. ath Dísirt Nuadhat, ii 448.5
(prob. same place, see Hog. Onom. s.v. Disert Nodan). d s. ut
impletum est i Nodáin [leg. Nódain] locha hUama [sic leg.],
85 Trip. 144.15 , cf. Nuadha locha hUamae episcopus et ancorita
abbas Airrd Machae, AU 811.
Núadha, IGT Dec. § 8.9 (declined like elta, n-stem, but d s.
do Núadhait ).

nuagar adj heavenly, heaven-sent? an drucht nuaghar heavenly
dew
(of manna), Hackett xlii 55 (nuadhghair v.l.) = nuaghair,
5 Keat. Poems 1243. Cf. nuaigh `heaven', O'R.

núaide (núide, nuíde) adj io, iā. (núe, núa+ suff. -de, Ped. ii 28 )
O.Ir. núide, a s f. nuaidi, Ml. 17b5 . Ped. ii 28 refers the form
nuie, Wb. 4b29 , 7c7 , to this word. In later Mid.Ir. the de-
velopment is twofold: (a) núide, nuaide: nuidhe (: glúine),
10 IGT Dec. ex. 1233 ; (: rúine), 1264 . (b) nuíde > naoidhe
(always disyll. in poetry).
In O.Ir. newish, rather new, novel: amal bid nuide, gl. velut
novella [seditio], Ml. 18d5 . núide, Sg. 59b14 . a s f. nuaidi, gl.
novellam, Ml. 17b5 . d s f. i comairbirt núidi in a new way of
15life
, Wb. 3c16 . Late, recent: (superl.) cid as nuidem tucsat?
what is the latest thing they have carried off? LL 252a13 ( TBFr.
388 ), cf. ZCP iv 45.16 .
In later Mid. and Mod.Ir. used indifferently with núa in
various senses of that word: (a) crann nuaidhe nem-arsaidh,
20 BNnÉ 191.7 . dreachnuaidhe `fresh-faced', Content. xxix 33.
Baile Lithbhir na learg núidhe `of the bright lawns', TD 11.40
(: uaidhe; naoidhe, nuaidhe v.l.). ár nuaidhe timcheal na
Traoi fresh (renewed), 26.34 . dlighthe nuaidhe new laws, 30.7 .
nós nuaidhe, A. Ó Dálaigh liii 16. maraidh si go nuaidhe
25aniogh `remains in freshness', TD 25.31 . tainic go nuaidhe an
tan sin i nEirinn had recently come, ITS xvi 12.28 . go nuaidhe
anew, again , Content. vi 268. (b) fearann naíde nua-thoraid
` fresh ', Hy Fiach. 266.6 (: saíre). a bhen náoidhe young ,
Duan. Finn i 15.11 (: -maoile). a ghnúis naoidhe ` bright ', TD
30 i 28 (: saoile). ar chloinn naoidhe Néill ` vigorous ', 3.48 .
sliocht peinne caoile . . . naoidhe, Ériu v 62.8 . As subst. g p.
mian na nuighe craving for novelties (change), 23 K 42, 166 z
(symptom in illness).

núaidecht n f. newness, recentness, novelty: ionnus nach fuil i
35n-uile sheanchus na n-uile chineadh eile acht nuaidheacht
(= ut omnis omnium gentium antiquitas sit novitas), Keat. i
44.22 . gurb é M. tug mar nuaideacht doibh e introduced it as
a novelty
, Rule of Tall. § 43 marg. note . siubhal a núadhaigh-
eachd bheatha, Rom. vi 4.

40 núaidid v i. (núa) makes new; renews: pass. pr. i nuigter dana
`in which poems are freshened', RC xxvi 18 § 30 (anuaigighter
v.l.); glossed .i. immon foglaim, LL 186b45 ; an leg. i n-uaigtir
are joined together, i.e. composed? níor nuaidhsead faltanas
they did not renew their enmity, Content. xvi 60. vn. nuidhed
45cairdisa renewal of friendship, Aen. 1635. Also with non-
palatal stem núadad q.v.

núaidigid v g. (núaide) renews: mo shíodh go nuaidhighe ar
nimh `may she renew my peace', A. Ó Dálaigh xxvi 7. do
núidhigh sé an sochar-sa, Dán Dé xviii 33 . Intrans. is
50 renewed: ro nuidhigh a cuma ica fhaicsin sin for Sir B. Sir
B.'s sorrow was awakened anew
, ZCP iv 384.22 . vn. nos nó
dliged do nuaidiged, Marco P. 96.

núalann xsee núallán.

1 núall n o,n. and m. n s. in nuall , Ml. 51c9 , 67b19 ; but: nuall
55n-ecmacht, Laws v 358.4 ; (with art. ?) a nnúall , Fél. Dec. 28
(by Stokes taken as 3 pl. poss. pron.), cf. an núall-sa, ib. Ep.
163 =a nuall-sa, LB, Laud. g s. in nuaill , Acall. 7280. a p.
nualla, LU 2242 ( FA 31 ). g p. núal, LU 9937. For: mo dó
núaill `my two cries', ACC 5 ( RC xx 156 ) read with LU 518 : mo
60donúaill. In Mod.Ir. fem. n s. núaill, Job iv 10 , cf. ac nuall
moir, TTebe 3374 (nuallguabha v.l., prob. nuallghuba is
right reading), and compd. rathnuaill.
(a) a loud noise in wide sense, whether articulate or in-
articulate, harmonious or discordant, sudden or continuous;
65gen. of noise made by human beings, esp. a concourse of
people, but also of natural sounds; in pl. in distributive sense
shouts, cries, acclamations, etc. is in nuall dongniat ho ru
maith fora naimtea remib, gl. clamor ille militum . . . hostibus
fugatis, Ml. 51c9 . nual debtha, Rawl. 106b36 . in nuall dani
70in sluag im Temair, Cog. 124.27 . nuall ┐ séselbhe na slógh,
CCath. 663. nuall na stocc, 3129 . Of joyful sounds: amal
guth crot carait nuall (of the heavenly hosts), SR 609.
airdric a nnúall suthain . . . cantae . . . in maccáin ó Bethil,
Fél. Dec. 28. nuall faelti, LU 2468 ( RC iv 256.4 ). is besad
75leusom in nuall inna fáilte ho lamaib (consuetudo est in lauda-
toriis clamationibus etiam manu plaudere), Ml. 67b19 . sluaigh
aingeal . . . go núallaibh múisecdha, BNnÉ 273 z . Of mourn-
ing: atchluin Cu Ch. íarum in mbrón . . . `Cisi núal so?' for
Cu Ch., LU 10438 (Toch. Emere). ferait . . . nualla trúaga
80torsecha, SC 31. doronsat nuall ┐ toirrsi, Acall. 3404. nuall
.i. gul, O'Cl. Of speech : nuall mbriathar (an outcome of
`ira'), ZCP iii 26.31 = Ériu vii 164 x . nuall ┐ immad erlabrai
do dénum i n-uair ernaigthe (i.e. loud and verbose prayers),
PH 7855. siansa, gáir, núall, éigheamh, Eg. Gl. 537. Of
85natural sounds: d'énaib . . . oc núall ┐ oc labra mór, RC ix
492.17 ( LU 1835 ). núaill an leomhain roaring , Job iv 10 .
nuall dermór toraind, SR 612. co cloisind, núall ri táeb
reilcci, fúam na fairrge the voice of the sea thundering outside
the churchyard
, ZCP v 496 § 4. Eas Ruaid heret aiges núall
as long as Assaroe resounds, Ériu iv 150.27 . ard a nuall aiges
5[in tond] im Choire da Ruad, Anecd. i 12.25 . is bind . . .
nuall a sroth, BCC 282.16 .
Common in chevilles, prob. in sense utterance, proclamation,
cf. nuall gan ghaoi .i. rádh gan bhréag, O'Cl. nuall cen
cleith, SR 2617 , cf. ZCP vi 263 § 7. n. ¤ cen lén, SR 6827. n. ¤
10gan gheis, Lism.L. 1286 = O'Gr. Cat. 625.3 (`a lawful peti-
tion
'). ba nual co nem, ZCP viii 119.8 . nuall cuimnech, x
347.10 . nuallaib adblib, LL 36b1 . núalaib nél, SR 5805.
In Auraic. 5964 : cend ar nuaill (a species of Ogham in
which the names of the letters were transposed) we should
15perhaps read: c. ara naill one end on the other, see ZCP xvii
302 .
(b) in prosody, name of a class of metrical compositions
(including various species of `rathnuaill'): fínít dona nuall-
aibh, IT iii 93.3 (end of a section).
20 Cf. úall.
COMPDS. (a) with noun: ¤ cuma state of sorrow and lamenta-
tion
, Acall. 3988. ¤ éigem: pl. nualléigmhi ` outcries ', CCath.
5631. ¤ fhoghar, TSh. 6686. ¤ gáir, TTebe 1301 . na nuall-
gartha doronsat . . . a cainedh Gyi, ZCP vi 85.26 ¤ gol (gul):
25 nuallghul (= planctus), TSh. 6430. nuallghol, Keat. Poems
672 , 1427 . Isa. v 29 , lii 5 . ¤ grith: nuallgrith na roth (of
chariot-wheels), TBC 3311. ¤ guba: ferait ind eóin nuallguba
dermar, FA 33. co nuallguba ṅdermáir PH 8201. occ
lámchomart ┐ occ nualguba, TTr.² 1576. CCath. 2229.
30 doghníd nuallghubha (= ululant), TSh. 4390. pl. nuallguba
mora, ZCP x 412.20 . ¤ guth: pl. gaire truagha ┐ nuallghotha
mora, Lism.L. 3636 . ¤ organ: nuallorgan sidhe (of fairy
music), Acall. 4620.
(b) with adj., prob. in sense loud, resounding or famed:
35 ¤ borr: hua Neit in nirt núallbuirr, LL 169a36 . ¤ brethach:
Niam Nera Nuallbrethaig of famous judgements (?), Anecd.
ii 53.8 . Cf. a nemídh nuaillbreathaighe, IT iii 90.1 . gleo . . .
neimnech nualdubach, LL 408a44 = TTr. 2226. tir ilcheolach
. . . nuallfhaeiltech, Lism.L. 3858 . ¤ gnáth: comérig, a Neri
40nuallgnaith `rufgewohnter N.' (i.e. of constant fame), ZCP xi
80 § 2 . mo Nére nuallgnaid ` eloquent ', O'Gr. Cat. 143.34 =
nuallgnaidhe, 144.32 . grad núalnar náebdind, SR 6026.