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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.

2 núall n m. a chariot-fighter, champion? nuall (.i. err), Auraic.
5443 (< BB 305b23 ). Cf. follg.

45 3 núall adj. eminent, famous? nuall .i. oirdheirc, O'Cl. n. ¤
` famous, noble ', O'R. Cf. Nial nár nuall, Rawl. 81a37 (a
cheville?); the gloss seems an inference from 1 núall in
chevilles and compds.

núallach adj o, ā. (1 núall) loud, clamorous, in fig. sense grandilo-
50quent, impressive? aisndís nuallach ┐ tropdae, gl. clausula
pompatica, Ml. 40d18 , ib. 20 (`a proud and figurative declara-
tion
', Thes.). a p f. nualcha, gl. clamosas [supplicationes],
107d3 . d s f. inn-irgail nuallaig na drind, LL 275b51 . v s m. mo
Nére nuallaig ` eloquent ', O'Gr. Cat. 89.9. As subst. a pomp,
55 procession, show? a p n. i nnuallc[h]a , gl. in pompas, Ml. 116d1 .
Cf. a dermaitech na n-uili nuallach, PH 8330 (of the redeemed
soul) and 8238 , 8273 , which may represent g p. of this word,
or of úallach `proud'.

núallaid v ā. (1 núall) utters a loud cry, shout, etc. co nualland
60[in fer-leo] o mor-guth roars , PH 3439. in tan nuallas [in
muir], O'Dav. 536. co ngairet ┐ co ngrechat ┐ co nnuallat,
IT i 191.23 ( FA 30 LB). him nóin ro nuall Crist hi croich,
KMMisc. 144 § 3 ( LB 247a21 ). da nualladur eaturru fen,
YBL 148b18 . (with cogn. acc.) ro nuallsat gaire troga, PH
65 185. imp. núall, Jerem. xlix 3. See follg.

núallaigid v g. (1 núall) cries aloud: subj. pr. nu[a]llaigem, gl.
ploremus, Ml. 114d3 . imp. nualluigh, Zech. xi 2.

núallán n o,m. a loud cry (of sorrow or jubilation): trúag mo
nuallán, a Dé, Trip. 106.13 . Buile S. 30.25 cluinte mo
70nuallan, a De, Ériu ii 56 § 15. rop é nuallán aṅgel find |
immon truagan ro bíth and, LL 285a25 ( ZCP xviii 96.15 ).
nuallan draidhecht `magical wail', CCath. 4168. nuallan
fuinche feochrae, Arch. iii 310 § 9 = núallan foinche dar
fiuchra, ZCP xii 361.14 . In chevilles: brígach núalann
75`vigorous cry', Fél. Feb. 13. án núallan `splendid cry', Sept.
26 (hualland, húalann v.l.). Brigit bán, balc nualann, Feb. 1
(`Bridget the fair, strong, praiseworthy' (?), Stokes). ba caín
mind már ṅualann `a fair diadem, noble' (? a great theme of
exultation
), Nov. 29. pl. tursig nuallana . TBC 2391.

80 nuallann adj .i. uasal noble , O'Cl. Prob. = núallán; see Fél. Feb.
1 and Nov. 29. quoted under that word.

núallfadach n roaring, howling: iachtach na rón ┐ nualfadach
na mbledmil, RC xxviii 310 § 1.

núallfartach n m. roaring, howling: nuallfurtach, Amos viii 3 .
85 guth nuallfartuigh na n-aodhaireadh, Zech. xi 3. nuall-
furtach m., O'R. nuallfhartach f., Dinneen.