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núada, ? núadu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. núada, ? núadu or dil.ie/33328

 

Forms: nuadat

n m. a hero, champion, king (poetic)? am nuadai tedmai tataigh conai (Cú Chulaind's description of himself to Emer), ZCP iii 237 § 27 = am nuatai . . . am nuada, 245 § 51 , where it is glossed: am cumnid trén an tedma sin .i. am feochair ┐ im angbaid i cataib ┐ i congalaib. Cf. tucc Cu Chulainn ainm teimhen|air d'Eimir aga tochmarc . . . nuadh tedma tathaig cona a hero of the disease that visits hounds (i.e. rabies, fury?), Sitzungsb. Pr. Akad. 1919, v 93 § 20 . ? g s. cid dond Emir úanfebli | nachasáil in nertnuadat | ría n-andrib án ard-Ulad, FB § 68 ( LU 8910 , where it is glossed .i. in ríg) = nacha isail an tuata, Eg. Cf. also: a ṡamhghlan, nuadha na naomh `queen of saints' (of the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xxix 10.

Prob. same as npr. Núadu q.v.