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nádúir n i,f. (Romance loan-word) late Mid. and Mod.Ir. (a)
nature, natural constitution or disposition : is í náduir in lenib
an ní is messa do shanntugud, PH 7726. ó náduir in crainn
from the nature of the wood, Maund. 187. pl. atat tri nadúire
80icon péist-si (i.e. characteristics), PH 7659.
(b) in wider sense nature (of universe or mankind) : ata in
nádúir fén ica furail so, PH 7393. a n-aghaidh nádúra con-
trary to nature
, Rom. xi 24. gan phárdún ó nádúr [sic MSS.]
ag nidh ar bith, Keat. Poems 703.
85(c) in special sense womb : go ffuil mo naduir-si iata le
aimritteacht, Life of Mochoemog, cap. 3 , Brussels MS. 23240
× 2340 , quoted in Plummer MS. notes (= vulva mea sterilitate
clausa manet, VSH ii 165 ). do sgail Dia a naduir-si, ib.
(= aperiens Deus vulvam illius, VSH).

nádúrda adj io, iā natural, according to nature: mina fhása bisech
5náddúrda duit fén do thorad do chunnartha natural (i.e. legiti-
mate) profit
, PH 7568. arán nádúrtha, BNnÉ 326 § 46 . don
duine nádúrgha the natural man (ψυχικὸς ἄνθρωπος), 1 Cor. ii
14 . Cf. mínádurdhai unnatural, PH 7502. pecadh míná-
dur[dh]a, Maund. 92. Native, indigenous: Míchel O Cleirigh
10. . . do bhraithribh nadúrtha Conuente Dhúin na nGall, MS.
Mat. 554.9 .

? nae n a woman (B. na f.) : nae nó nei .i. ben, ut est cach cona né
.i. cona mnaoi, O'Dav. 1291. See 1 noe.

naeb xand derivv., see noíb.

15 naeire xsee nóaire.

naem xsee noíb.

naes xsee noes.

naescu n f. a snipe: naiscu, Corm. Y 986 (analysed as én-uisce
`water-bird'). naescu (name of a letter in `Bird Ogham'),
20 Auraic. 5693. náesga (f.), IGT Decl. § 6. Mod. naosca, Din-
neen .

? nahe prongl. nullum [dierum], Thes. ii 29.38 ( Bcr. 43c1 ).

naí xsee noe and noí.

náide xsee 2 náde.

25 naidm(m) n, neut. vn. of naiscid; not found in Glosses. d s.
do nadmaidm (leg. -maim), Laws iv 60.15 . dag-nadmaim,
v 366.13 . nadmmaim, Cóic Con. Fug. 46 § 78. Later naidm.
g s. nadma, Laws i 84.28 , iv 210.8 . n a p. nadmen, ZCP xiii
22.12 ; Bürgschaft 30 § 79 ; prob. older form, Thurneysen,
30 ZCP xviii 104. secht nadmand, Laws v 366.1 . teora nadmand ,
iv 54.6 (as fem.). tri nadmanda, iv 56.25 . naidhm m., IGT
Dec. § 41.
As vn. the act of binding (in fig. sense), pledging: is amlaid
ro badar som oc naidm a cor ┐ a ndāla, TBC² 2249. naidm
35inna Boraime ┐ naidm na ggiallne Laghen ` exaction ', AU 720
(maidm MSS. in both cases), cf. FM 717. do naidm Poliuxina
ingeni Priaim dó to betroth, TTr.² 1596.
A bond, pledge, contract: naidhm .i. connradh, O'Cl. naidm
níad a champion's pledge, TBC 604. coro gabh naidhm
40Donnchada ┐ Concobhuir fria reir a n-athar exacted a pledge
from D. and C. that they would obey their father
, AU 914. Freq.
in Laws, see Bürgschaft p. 4 , 33 , 56 fg. : fuil fir saiges naidm
`blood of a man who sues contract', Laws v 142.9 . tellach la
naidm ┐ raith ┐ fiadnaise `entry with bond and security and
45witness
', 206.4 . ni faid nech na seotu-so cin naidm a taisic `no
one lends these articles without security for their restoration
',
278.7 . ecoir nadma [persons] incapable of contract, i 84.28 . ate
teora nadmand aspa [= espa] naiscaidtear la Feine `three de-
fective covenants
' (bonds which do not hold), iv 54.6 . atait
50nadmana naisce ni na torbongat ar ni rochat a nadmann
naisce .i. mac beoathar for a athair, ZCP xiii 21 , 28 ( H. 3. 18
p. 19b ). naidm meisce (a contract made by a drunken man),
H. 5.15 p. 14b ( O'Don. 1620 ). ni taithmig naidm soscela (a
contract made on the Gospels?), H. 4.22 p. 54b ( O'C. 2030 ).
55 naidm nadmann do gradaib flatha ┐ rath do gradhaib feine,
H. 3.18 p. 301 ( O'C. 623 ).

naidmed m. vn. of naidmid. naidhmeadh, IGT Decl. § 107.

naidmid v i. (denom. from naidm) binds (a contract, etc.), lays
an obligation (with FOR of pers.) : is taithmechta ani naidhmther
60ar nech tre eigin (i.e. a promise extorted by force can be
annulled), H. 3.17 c. 430 ( O'Don. 540 ). fonaiscther fair. O ro
naidmed fair, LL 126b43 . ra gabsat do láim a denam ┐ bad
ḟiadnaisi d'Ḟergus ra naidmthea sain, TBC 2928 = ba i bf.
Fergusa ro snadmadh é, St.
65 Of betrothing: is e ro naidm Muiri óg for scath Íosep (i.e.
who made the contract of marriage on Joseph's behalf), LB
145b13 . da mbad dam ra naidmthea in bein, TBC 3523.

naidmigid v g. binds, contracts; of binding in wedlock: naid-
mēcar tusa a coraidecht aenmná dó thou wilt be wedded to him,
70 Acall. 7544 = snaidmebhthar, Fr.

naill xsee aile.

náimdemail (náimt-) adj i. (námae) hostile, inimical: naímdemail
nad charddemail, TBC 6010. dona slogaib nertmaraib náim-
démlaib, Alex. 241. neascóide naimhneamhla (sic), ML 78.26 .
75 dochodur . . . co nemuis niata namdemail, Ann. Conn. 1236
§ 8 . Of persons, prob. dangerous or implacable as a foe: Cerna
nóisech náimtemail `famous foeman', Met. Dinds. iv 208.90 .
fer fergach . . . nemnech naimdemail, CCath. 351 (of
Caesar).

80 náimdemlacht (náimt-) n ā, f. hostility, hostile temper: a nemi
┐ a mbadamlacht, Cog. 52.15 = a naimdemhlacht B.

náimdenus (náimt-) n o,m. (námae) hostility, enmity: miscais
.i. naimdinus, Laws v 460.34 . ni fhuil báll nach dénand
naimdenus fri Dia, PH 7632 , cf. 7510 (náimdenus). fiach
85naimdenais for fine, H. 3.18 p. 214b ( O'C. 379 ). ar gcur a
naimhdeanuis ar gcúl dó, Ephes. ii 15.