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ad-naisc

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v (*aith-nasc -) = naiscid: adronaisc boroma Lagen, Rawl. B 503, 9a1 (Plummer MS notes). sochla set adnaiscer `famous the jewel which is pledged', Misc. Hag. Hib. 29 § 43 . Prob. also in: ro athnaisc-sium forra a choraibh, RC xliii 72.19 . ra athnaiscset na cuir, 74.1 . athnascfid Cass coma ṅgiall, LL 18443 (`will bind', PRIA xix 543 ).

ad-reith

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Forms: adreth-, ad-reith, ad-rethar, matrorais, matroiris, ad-roir, ad-rorasdar, atroraisitar, -arustar, -aristar, -airsed, adroreasta, -arraid, ataroirthet[ar, adrartatar, atarethusa, adrethsat, adreithset, árad

v (* ad-reth-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 598 . The form adreth- is perh. in some exx. to be taken as perf. of at-etha . See also ind-reith and ZCP xxv 246-7 ). Indic. pres. 3 s. ad-reith, ZCP xi 97 § 62 . Pass. sg. ad-rethar, ib. Subj. pres. 3 s. matrorais, O'D. 1564 (H 5. 15, 3b) = matroiris, O'Curry 512 (H 3.18, 259). 3 s. ad-roir, Laws ii 122.3 . Cf. atomrai .i. domfainic, RC xxi 401.24 Pass. sg. ad-rorasdar, O'Dav. 91 . atroraisitar, 1372 . -arustar, Laws iv 240.11 . -aristar, 114.27 . ?Subj. impf. 3 s. -airsed, RC xxii 402.1 . pass. sg. adroreasta, Laws iv 104.3 Comm. pret. and perf. 3 s. -arraid, BDD² 300 . 3 pl. ataroirthet[ar, TBC-I¹ 2951 . adrartatar, ZCP viii 313.20 . With s-pret. 1 s. atarethusa, LU 9394 . 3 pl. adrethsat, 5444 . adreithset, Rawl. 84b24 .

Vn. árad?

Cf. ar-reith.

(a) runs towards, attains to: adreith richid réde, Fél. Prol. 120 . adreth (adreith, atreith, v.ll.) riched rúnach, dunad Adriáni, Nov. 6. adreth (adreith, v.l.) buaid úas búadaib `the reward above rewards she has attained', Aug. 30. ?conid iar sin adrith (no rogabh) A. eired . . . alaile miled imbi, BB 495b1 = Alex. 765 .

(b) attacks: dollotar . . . in slōig ataroirthet[ar] araid Ulad the charioteers of Ulster attacked them, TBC-I¹ 2951 . iar sin atarethusa / cíar adbol a ndrong / co ndernus a n-ordnecha I attacked them . . . and crushed them to pieces, LU 9394 . adreidset leirg Liphi láin, Rawl. 84b24 . atreithsid biodhbhaidh fríu fria hedail forta, BNnÉ 106 § 22 . Of attack in chess: gabsait imbirt na fer fithchille . . . adrethsat (adresad v.l., TBC-I¹ 968 ) na firu oír ┐ argait tarsin clár crédumae, LU 5444 .

(c) overtakes; arrests: téit ina ndíaid . . . ┐ nisn-árraid he did not overtake them, BDD² 300 . luid dono Conall Cernach . . . connarruith Ailill ┐ Meidb hi Tailltin, ZCP iv 47.9 . odhilse neich adrorasdar isin ceatramad feis i.e. full forfeiture of whatever shall be caught in the fourth trespass, Laws iv 104.4 Comm. eirlim acht adroirisdair a ndiaid riasiu ro drengad taris, 8 Comm. dilsi neich adroir diib inna thir `such of them as he shall catch', ii 122.3 Comm. mana arustar for a lepuidh, iv 240.11 .i. mana tarrtaither, 242.6 Comm. mas rullatside cona [a]rustar forra `if they have absconded so that they cannot be caught', 240.9 . ?riasiu co narustar co derbḟine, 242.2 . i.e. before a claim is made on the `derbfine', Plummer MS. notes. nechtar da lina adrorastar a crich a cheili, O'Curry 804 (H 3.18, 372b) = hitrorustar, O'Curry 22 (ib. 10 a). ?ní áirsed augra in dá túathmáil `that he should not settle(?) the quarrel. . . ', RC xxii 402.1 . Cf. ní ahurrais augra . . . (ar-fuirig), BDD² 181 n. ?aic-siu macu imin smacht so . . . co neoch adroirter fort di nasc a rer brethaman .i. do neach is adha do tharrachtain do dhlestin dit, O'Curry 2729 (Eg. 88, 61b).

Cf. atnúarat.

airnasc

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n ( nasc ) ring, collar: fear-chon . . . co nurnasc imremar iarnaidi air having on him a thick iron collar, MR 200.1 . ro iadsat . . . urnasc imgona ar rigraid Alban, 244.1 . In sense of airnaidm: co naurnasc a gialla bond, O'Curry 475 ( H 3.18, p. 248 ).

ar-naisc

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Forms: airnaidm, ernastai, airnaidmid

v (*air-nasc -, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 582 ). In general sense binds, guarantees, etc., but most frequ. in more specialized sense of betroths, gives in marriage (DO to). Indic. pres. pass. sg. ernascar cechtar n-ai di araili they are betrothed to one another, RC viii 150 § 1 . airnascar . . . do mac ind octhigerni ingen in ríg, ib. ni dligthech nad ornascur, O'Curry 1864 ( RIA 23 P 3, 20a ). pl. rel. mná aurnad[me], ara-nascatar comberta, Peritia ix 108 § 4 . Ipv. 2 s. arotnaisc dó, TBFr. 347 . Subj. pres. 3 s. na aurnaidm ara-rona any bond which he may bind, ZCP xi 94 § 30. Pass. mani arnastar (mari aranastar MS), Thes. ii 38.7 . Subj. impf. pass. sg. ár ní théged nech cucu in a cluchimag co n-arnastá a ḟóesam till his safe-keeping had been bound (i.e. guaranteed), LU 4872 . Fut. 1 s. arnenas a fúal ina corpaib `I will bind', RC xii 82 § 80 . 3 s. arnena gialla Gāidel, ZCP xiii 376.12 . arus-nena nertaib dorn do gīallaib `he shall powerfully bind her with a handful of hostages', Ériu xvi 147.10 . Pass. sg. ata ingen alainn arnenustar duit, Vita Br. 15 . Perf. and pret. 1 s. arobróinasc gl. dispondi enim uos, Wb. 17b27 . 3 s. arnenaisc iarom Concobar a fíair do Sualdaim, LU 10607 . arannaisc (arranaisc, arnaisg, arnaisc v.ll.) a chetgnúis [cel] .i. is é cétgnuis do chuaid, i mbás peccaid `his first presence, death, betrothed him', RC xxvi 32 § 144 . Pass. sg. ara-nais-si dond ríg, BDD² 99 . arnaiss a ingen dond rig, RC xi 448.88 . co n-arnas do Midir, Ériu xii 152.12 . ro ernas cumal dó, Trip.² 227 . fri Maire ro hernas do gl. cum Maria desponsata sua, Rawl. B 512 ff. 65a , 66c (Plummer MS notes). ro hirnasccad don uan rúnta, LB 146b4 . aimmser inar hurnaisced a ingen . . . do Alexander, Alex. 49 . Pl. arnassa side remib huile, RC xi 448.87 .

Vn. airnaidm. Part. ernastai, Rawl. B. 512, 66d (Plummer MS notes) and see airnisi, ernasta.

Later also airnaidmid.

bretnas

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Forms: brethnas, bretnasc, brettnas

n [ā, f.] (Bretain ?) also brethnas. brooch, pin : b.¤ .i. brat-nas, arindí aranaisc brat, O'Mulc. 141. brethnais .i. delg, . . . .i. inní sníes trena brat .i. a dealg `brooch', O'Dav. 315. b.¤ arnaisc a brat ime, O'D. 975 (H. 3.17, 679e). breathnas .i. dealg. ó bhratnasc tig, oir as ionann nasc ┐ ceangal, O'Cl. b.¤ bānōir dā uṅga ndēc, Corm. Y 141 = bretnasc etc., Corm. 7. b.¤ argit co mbrephnib óir inna brut, LU 1809 (ICM). téora bretnassa órdai inna mbrattaib, 7249 (BDD). sreth . . . di bretnasaib óir ┐ argit, 1709 (ICM). do imdidnad a mbratnas (a b.¤ , LU), TBC-I¹ 245. bretnass (breatnais v.l.) gelairgit i timthach in bruit `a brooch' RC lxxiv 200.4 . b.¤ torrach trencend sin brutt osa brunni, TBC-LL¹ 205. brettnas, 5426 . cumtaige ┐ brettnasa óir ┐ argait, LL 2023. étaige ┐ timthaige ┐ brethnasa, TTr.² 889.

creithir

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Forms: c.

n (Lat. crater, Vendr. De Hibernicis Vocabulis 132 ) container, vessel, drinking-cup : ?caera crethir comraicthe, LU 7401 = c.¤ , BDD² 1028 ` bowl(?)', Gloss. nasc deo[g]buire do daile fimm i crethir, O'D. 2216 (Nero A vii, 148b). creitir .i. sīthal nō ardig nō tulchuba, ut est dodāile[d] fim a crethir, Corm. Y 392 = crether, O'Dav. 353 . certe a certera (leg. crethir a cratera(?), Ed.), O'Mulc. 223 . c.¤ .i. cupa no copán nó soidheach asa nibhthear deoch, O'Cl. ? pl. crithle cremnūail, ZCP xii 290.21 ` goblets ', Contribb. 521 . See críathar.

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dá or dil.ie/14080
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Forms: dau, dé-, dó, dé-, dó, dá-, dá, dai, di, dí, da, dá n-, díb, díb, dá n-, dá, dá n-, dé, dó, dá, dó, ar dhó, dó, dó, ndó, ndé, dí, dó, dó

num card. number two , preceding its substantive. OIr. m. nom. acc. gen. daᴸ , f. nom. acc. diᴸ gen. daᴸ , neut. nom. acc. gen. da n-, m. f. n. dat. dib n-, deib n- (Sg.).

Abs. dau. Cpd. dé- ( Zeuss 301 ). The mark of length is frequently omitted.

Wb. 2 c 21 . 4 c 12 . 4 d 10 . 13 a 9 . 18 d 9 . 20 d 5 . 24 b 22 . 30 c 17 . ML 2 b 11 . 2 d 2 . 14 c 6 . 26 b 14 . 26 c 1 . 26 c 2 . 31 b 5 . 34 d 6 . 38 c 16 . 44 b 10 - 11 . 45 c 9 . 46 a 21 . 46 a 24 . 46 b 30 . 46 c 30 . 58 a 11 . 67 d 14 . 73 b 3 . 74 d 7 . 75 d 4 . 77 b 11 . 112 d 1 . 131 a 2 . 138 d 1 . Sg. 8 a 11 . 16 b 6 . 32 a 8 . 45 b 19 . 106 b 17 . 120 b 4 . Tur. 2 . BCr. 3 c . 18½ d . 31 b 2 . 31 d 3 . 33 a 4 . 33 b 9 . 35 b 1 . 42 b 1 . 45 c 3 . Bvi 9. 22 . 23. 42 . Computus Vat. 12 . Thes. ii 238. 10 ; 238. 18 ; 240. 16 , 20 ; 249. 2 , 11 ; 253. 20 ; 254. 1 , 15 ; 266. 14 ; 271. 11 . (Cf. ib. 310. 33 ; 311. 30 ; 313. 16 ; 315. 39 ; 325. 5 ; 326. 24 ; 334. 44 ; 335. 27 ; 338. 3 ; 346. 43 ; 347. 3 ; 349. 11 ; 365. 1 ).

Mid.Ir. m./neut. nom. acc. dáᴸ, díᴸ , f. nom. acc. díᴸ, dáᴸ . m. f. neut. gen. dáᴸ, dá n-, dat. díb n-, díb; dáᴸ, dá n-.

Abs. dó (rhyming with óg, LL 155 b 50 . saebró, 156 b 43 ) Cpd. dé-. Mark of length frequently omitted.

MOD.-IR. ' dhá'. Abs. dó. Cpd. dá-.

dá with femin.: dá duain déc, SR 114 b . eter da láim, ib. 5996 . in da sreith, LU 119 b 29 ( na dí sreith, AFM A.D. 1156 ). itir a da láim, TBC-LL¹ 1604 LU (a dai YBL). itir da fert, 690 LU (dia YBL, di fert, 703 YBL). da ingen déc, LL 319 c 13 . Acall. 4090 . 4132 . 4171 . 4637 . ZCP ii 134 § 5 . BB 4 a 22 . 5 a 25 , 39 . mo da láim...mo da ṡúil, LL 147 a 30 . da rígráith, 15 a 14 ( = di r., BB 42 b 55 ). dá ráith, Acall. 4755 . 4757 . 4766 . dá sleig, TBC-LL¹ 1085 . 1780 Y. Cf. further Acall. 4090 . 1979 . 1897 . BB 5 b 29 . Lec. 336 a 21 . TE 4 Eg. RC viii 54 ; xv 203 (179) . Ériu v 208 . Todd Nenn. 126. 10 .

dí with masc.: in dí sceoil seo, Mon. Tall. 154. 26 . dí mér, ib. 150. 38 . dí macc, RC xii 94 § 123 . di each, Laws v 242 . di cháicait, Thes. ii 315. 39 . dí marcṡloigh, AU ii 62 . in dí Chonan aile, FDG 698 . dí salm, LB 251 a 37 .

gen. da'. Sliab Dá Chích nAnand, LL 144 b 48 . do thorad a dá lám, TBC-LL¹ 489 Y. BDD § 2 . §58 . §60 . Eochaidh dá ṁagh, Hy Fiach. 4. 8 ; 8. 1 . ib. 164. 13 ; 166. 10 , 16 . Tír da glas, TFrag. 134. 12 . dá n-: Elam na da nglassúl nglan, LL 192 b 39 . Acall. 5251 . imb deithbir na dá nuġ nurchoidech, MR 110. 4 ; 146. 11 .

dat. díb n-: na bu díb nechaib...napu díb lámaib LL 123 b 1 . isa dib noxalaib, TBC-LL¹ 1202 Y. díb: asna dib berlaib, Lec. 338 b 31 . TBC-LL¹ 178 . 523 . 1153 . 1160 Y. Ériu ii 204 § 22 . BB 10 b 33 . Lec. 342 b 3 . 356 b 50 . SG 257. 4 . dá n-: for da nechaib diana, LU 80 a 32 . TBC-LL¹ 1972 . fora da nechaib déc, BB 7 a 25 . dam co nda mbeind óir, CRR § 5 . for dá nócbuaib, LB 128 a. dán dáe : na da feraib déc, TBC-LL¹ 2910 . don dá thóisech déc, Ériu v 152 (126) . don dá chineadh, Hy Fiach. 106. 2 . isin dá dhligheadh, ib. 74. 2 .

Neuter dá n-: da nocht ṁbliadna, LL 128 a 46 . a dá nó, BDD § 88 . loiscis in gaeth mo dhá nó, Ériu ii 229 st 4 . mo da noo, Corm. Anecd. iv p. viii . 6 f.b. . da no pill, YBL 76 a 35 . dá ndroch, TBC-LL¹ 3391 Y. da nall ndualcha, FB § 45 . dá naill nórda, TBC-LL¹ 2560 Y. da nag, CRR 125. 5 f.b. . Replaced by dác (dá chét).

Nom. acc. dá n-: aireccar in da nech, ZCP viii 120. 17 . itir cach dá nánraid nincomlaind, MR 176. 5 . dá bráthair a ndá nathair, Anecd. iii 57. 24 . co nderna dá nordain de. TBC-LL¹ 2501 Y. da noss (nom.) LL 246 b 40 .

dé. Instances of a form dé are: na de lurgain (nom.) BDD § 2 LU. eter dé notlaic, Mon. Tall. 138. 30 ( = dí n., ib. 22 ). a dé láim, ib. 150. 16 (acc.). mo de no, Corm. 1059 Y. (nom. neut.). Cf. further Laws i 228 . O'Don. Suppl. s.v. cuae .

Abs. dó (dau) after the definite article: inna dó aili the other two Rawl. 147 a 50 (cf. inna dau sa ón, Ml. 31 b 5 ), and in the prepos. phrases mentioned below. Elsewhere always a dó (Mod. id.): a dó dá cóic twelve Rawl. 147 b 51 ( = LL 146 a 5 ). a dó nóchat ninety-two ZCP iii 18. 13 ; cf. a dáu coicat fifty-two BCr. 42 b . a dó ille ┐ a dó anund, Corm. s.v. deach . a dó díbhsin, Lib. Flav. ii 15 b 2 . 13 . OCT 5.5 . —a ocht do do Domnall ten (sc. years) LL 182 a 5 .

PHRASES: dib línaib on both sides, both . ba miscuis atroilliset dib línaib they had both deserved hatred, Wb. 4 c 15 . 5 d 38 . 9 d 5 . Sg. 6 a 3 . a mbátar ina tig dib línaib, TE 10 LU. dún d.l., SR 1782 . foraib d.l., FDG 63 . eturro d.l., Cog. 178. 9 . doib d.l., 23 E 26 p. 13 .

cechtar (nechtar) dá líno each of the two, Sg. 162 b 2 . Laws pass. , v. 1 lín.

cech dá distrib. laeg la cech da boin ┐ nasc créduma eter cach da laeg, LL 51 a 18 . itir cach dá nánraid, MR 176. 5 . itir cach da chur, 176. 11 ; 178. 13 .

ar dó (i.e. ar dhó) in two: randsat Hérinn ar do, LL 17 a 28 . ata crand in gói...arna roind ar dó, LB 158 a 28 ; ib. 125 a 1 . TFrag. 136. 13 . cor briss a druim ar dó, Acall. 2161 . ib. 2340 . 4486 . 4872 . 6943 . 6998 . Ériu iv 61 (ar dhó). ar a dó id.: doscoilt a sciath ara dó, RC xix 38 § 43 . dogerr M. ara dó, ib. 154 § 137 .

dar dó id.: ruraind Hérind dar dó, LL 261 b 30 . robriss a druimm dar dó, TTr. 2048 . CRR 51 ; = ar dó, Acall. 2161 .

i ndó id.: romemaid i ndó, Mon. Tall. 157. 9 . Sab rainni Hérend i ndó: Escir Riadda ní roengó, LL 155 b 50 . rorand Muir Romuir i ndo, 154 a 39 . 288 a 18 .

i ndé id.: commemaid a druim i nde, LU 20 b 18 . commebaid in claideb i nde, TBC-LL¹ 1305 1328 Y. rosrand in ninse i ndé (LU; ar do YBL) RC ix 4801 ; xxv 346 . Laws i 130. 25 ; ii 80. 17 ; iv 142. 14 ; ii 190. 12 (i né). YBL 114 b 46 . roscáilted i ndé fíal in tempail, LB 247 b 18 .

fo dí twice : Wb. 24 b 22 . FB § 81 (later co fo dī, Rawl. B 502 84 b 34 . See co bo dō below). fichi fa dí forty LL 181 b 19 . 127 b . fa di, Thes. ii 335. 31 . ba di, TFerbe 676 . fo dhí, AFM v 1334. 21 . BS 28. 6 . coeca laech fo dí twice fifty warriors LL 154 b 6 . a uaig dil fo dí O grave twice dear LU 119 b 41 . ba liach dhún fo dhi it was doubly piteous to us B IV 1, 84 b . Trans. RIA iii 538 § 37 . SG 310. 17 . ZCP viii 104. 17 .

fo dó déc twelve times MR 242. 8 . Acall. 4730 .

co bo dó twice : dá dagmac déc cobo dó: sét co soblad ní saebró twenty-four LL 156 b 43 ( coba do, BB 382 b 23 ).

I Two: dá macc, dí ingin, dí birit, dá nó.

II With following comparative twice as : ba dhá bhrónaighe é an oidhche sin ná an chéad oidhche, Éinín Órdha 63. 19 . dá ṁó twice as great: dochonairc meisi gan gó bean as ba dhá ṁó a beann, GJ vi 76 . Corresp. to Mid.-Ir. fo dí, fo dó.

LOC. (In some of the following Da = Do in hypocoristic names) Cell Dá Druim, C. da Chamóc. Cluain Dá Baetóc, C. Dá Chaillech, C. Dá Chrann, C. Dá Dam, C. Dá nEch, C. Dá Én, C. Dá Ḟiach ( LL 318 a 59 ), C. Dá Gamna, ZCP x 362 , C. Dá Locha, C. Dá Mael, C. Dá Ochra, C. Dá Thorc. Fosad Dá Gort. Glenn Dá Bocc, G. Dá Buaile, G. Dá Chon, G. Dá Dub, G. Dá Gruad, G. Dá Locha, G. Dá Lon, G. Dá Maige. Inis Dá Cháirech, I. Dá Dromann, I. Dá Mael. Loch Dá Chaech, L. Dá Dall, L. Dá Dam, L. Dá Éices, L. Dá Én, L. Dá Gabur. Mag Dá Chainnech, M. Dá Cheo, M. Dá Chlaine, M. Dá Chonn, M. Dá Doss, M. Dá Eo, M. Dá Gabul, M. Dá Gabur, M. Dá Gés. Sliab Dá Chích nAnand, S. Dá Chonn, S. Dá Chúl, S. Dá Duma, S. Dá Én, S. Dá Glass, S. Dá Thorc. See Hog. Onom.

do-naisc

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Forms: tus-nena, donensair, tonaidm

v (*to-nasc-) binds. Fut. 3 s. tus-nena nadmuim `shall bind her with a bond', Ériu xvi 146.19 . Pass. cach cin agarthar ar duine . . . is fir testa donensair aire, O'Curry 598 ( H 3.18 294 ). Vn. tonaidm.

dornasc

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n [ā, f.] Apparently a compd. of dorn and 1 nasc , but possibly a misunderstanding of ind ordnasc (thumb-ring. See ordnasc and TBFr. Gloss . ): d.¤ d'ór aromthá ` bracelet ' (Gloss.), SCC § 45 . d.¤ óir . . . intan bus lán a rig don dornaisc `arm-ring . . . as soon as his wrist fills the ring', Ériu i 124.5 - 7 = fācbaiss Cuchulaind dornnaisc n-oir ndo . . . in tan bud lan in dornnaisc dia meor, ZCP iii 254.15 . iar cor a n-edaig ┐ a n-iallagraind ┐ a ndorndusc, IT ii2 102.29 (Alex.). ar mheas (leg. meas) lóigh na ngormrosg nglan | an dornasg (dórdnasg, MS.) óir níorbh iongnadh `the golden bracelet', Studies 1921, 258 § 10 .

Note also: so an dorn-nasc óir fil fo dornchlaidh mo cloidhim duit hilt-band , P. O'C.

eonasc

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n (ghostword) : eonasc .i. lon, Auraic. 5601 . Leg. eo nasc , Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 173 .

fíadnaise

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Forms: fiadnisse, fiadnisse, fíadnissi, fiadnissai, fiadhnaisi, fiadhnuiseadha

n (2 fíada) in O. Ir. io, n., in Mid. Ir. , f. n s. fiadnisse, Wb. 1d6 . With art. a fiadnisse , 13b16 . g s. ind fíadnissi 19c1 . a p. inna fiadnissai , Ml. 46c12 .

(a) witness, testimony; in Laws evidence, attestation . Transl. testimonium in Glosses. In Corm. Y 645 and O'Mulc. 499 derived from prep. fíad and nass perf. pass. of nasc `bind.' ni óeinfer is coir da fiadnaise, it a do no a tri. fiadnaise didiu `fiad neoch naisi' ar ni ōg nach cundrath ocnā bí fiadnaise fo bith coimeta comne, Bürgschaft § 58 . da fer déc dorigne in ḟ.¤ le hÍsu gave evidence in favour of PH 2691 . ni dlegar a ṅgabail i f.¤ i n-ar n-agaid-ne to take them as evidence against us 2673 . atait secht fiadnaise forgeallad gae `seven proofs which attest the falsehood' Laws iv 52.5 . mana fuil fiadnaise aice co ndechaidh ann if he has no witness that he entered Bürgschaft 43.23 . táinic aingel De do denamh fhíadhnaise les BCC § 155 . ag íarraidh fíadhnuisi a n-adhaidh Iósa, Mark xiv 55 . isí mh' ḟiadhnoise I testify TD 7.12 . bíodh a fhiadhnaise sin ar Herodotus san gceathramhadh leabhar, mar a n-abair, etc., let H. bear witness to that Keat. i p. 228 . bíodh a fhiadhnaise sin ar aní léaghthar ag Galiensis ..., TSh. 350 . do-gheibhdis na daoine ré ḟada fán am soin; bíodh a ḟiadhnaise sin ar Éibhear ... do mhair cheithre bliadhna is tri fichid, etc. Keat. ii 235 (common formula in introducing a corroborative quotation, etc.). Cf. cuirim ort a f.¤ , ZCP x 42.3 . biaid iomad do chomharthaibh ... ann ... do réir ḟiaghnaisi an naoimh Hieronimus according to St. Jerome Ó Héodhusa 67 . atámaoid ag denamh fiadhnaise gur leghamar ... `we are bearing witness that we have read' (testimonium to O'Clery's Félire Uí Ghormáin), Gorm. 2 . asé ḟéin bhús bhreithemh ┐ bhús ḟer fiaghnaisi orainn, Ó Héodhusa 67z .

(b) a witnessing, being present at, hence presence; for transition cf. follg. exx. in which f.¤ is used as pred. with DO.: ra raidsetar fri T. ... techt far in n-áth bad ḟiadnaissi dóib [f.i.a. ina ḟiadnaise St] that was before them TBC-LL¹ 2839 , cf. rothesc a trí cindu ... go failet sin ríasc bhad ḟiadnaisi go rop íat na tri M. and sain 6026 ; bad ḟiadnaisi d'Fergus ra naidmthea sain that F. should be witness to the compact 2927 . ra raidsetar cia bhud ḟiadnaisi dona tarbaib, 6130 = cia bhu coir (do bheith) i bhfiaghnuisi gleaca na ttarbh v.l. See M. O Daly, Ériu xiv 97 . fiadhnaisi (gl. praesto) Ir. Gl. 959 . lucht na fianaisi those present ZCP x 306.28 . Cf. also: imthigidsi ar in sleib fiadnusi, Acall. 6343 (`Mountain of Witness' Stokes; the mountain before us ?). ní fer gualann rígh mhe ..., acht fer fiadhnaisi rígh I am not a man to be beside the king; I am one to be before a king 2362 . Esp. in phrase I F.¤ (with gen.) in presence of, before; (absol. ) present, in view, looking on: i fiadnaissi Patraic, Trip. 198.23 (fiadnaisiu v.l.). i fíadnaisi ind ríg, LU 1995 ( FA 6 ). am ḟiadhnuisi (= coram me) Lat. Lives 64 . co tucthar in duine sin it ḟ.¤ -siu, PH 2600 . itconncabar bar náimtiu do bádud in bar f.¤ , 1713 . teit ... dochum nime i n-a f.¤ uli in sight of all 2114 . dobretha a cuit inna fíadnaisi their food was placed before them LU 8967 ( FB 72 ). tucad in chét-bargen ... i fiadnaisi in gillai conduaid, Ériu i 132y . ro chaíestar C. ann sin a bhfiadhnaise Pátraic, Acall. 888 . a fíadnaisi a éitsechta present at his death Ériu iv 160.24 . ní ba gnáth sósar d'ḟeiss i fiadnaisi ṡinsir in tan sin for the younger to be married before (lit. in presence of) the elder RC xiii 36w ( LL 294bz ). ni techtu dam dál fri fer ... hi fiadnaisi na sethar as sinu andu, LU 10321 . do lucht a fiadnaisiu to those present CCath. 6154 . ba nós dóibh ... gan aoinneach do ṡuidhe i bhfiadhnaise acht gach aon do ṡuidhe druim ré froigh that no one should sit facing another Keat. ii 3905 . gach beó ... bíaidh isin bf.¤ will be present ZCP viii 210.16 . i n-écmais ┐ i fiadnaise, O'D. 925 (< H 3.17, 657 ). ro bói mo mathairsi ... acaind a fiadnaissi na himana present at the hurling Acall. 4086 . ro éirgedur Tuáth D.D. i fiadnaissi na himmana, 7054 (`proceeded to look on at the hurling' SG ii 250 ).

(c) one who bears witness (late, and f. even when applied to men): is fiadhnuisi an leachta so eadrum ┐ tú witness between me and thee Gen. xxxi 48 . fiadhnuisi bhrégach a false witness Proverbs vi 19 . ó Iósa Críosd, an ḟiádhnuise ḟíre, Rev. i 5 . pl. fiadhnuiseadha, Luke xxiv 48 .

See leth—, núḟiadnaise.

fo-naisc

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Forms: fonais, fonena, fonen, fonensaitis, fonascar, fornastar, foninasair, banassa, fonaidm

v ( nasc- `bind'). subj. pres. 2 s. fonais, O'Dav. 1256 . fut. 3 s. fonena, B. in Sc. ZCP xiii 381.16 ( xx 227 ). fonen ib. xiii 379.23 ( xx 225 ). Cf. sec. fut. 3 pl. fonensaitis xii 379.16 (imperf. ind. seems required). Pass. pres. s. fonascar, LU 5943 ( TBC-I¹ 1477 ). ZCP xii 364.6 . LL 282b46 . subj. pres. fornastar, Laws v 476.24 (perhaps from for-naisc). ? fut. foninasair, H 3.18 p. 258b ( O'Curry 510 ). pret. banassa (= fonassa) TBC-LL¹ 4567 . Vn. fonaidm. Often treated as simple vb. in forms belonging to the pres. stem.

Binds (someone to do something), imposes (an obligation, etc.), makes a contract ; gen. with FOR of pers. In Laws Comm. glosses naiscid and ar-naisc. fonaisc lat ar Morand | mad āil dait a chomall take M. as a security TBC-I¹ 2292 . fonascar fair can tudecht he was bound over not to come LU 5943 . manib tualaing brithi fair fanaiscc frie a rer fudesin, Anecd. iii 23.12 . fonaisc a comthrom do argut for Feradach LL 287ay . fonaiscid C. forrosom cen curadmír do chosnam ... fonaisccitsium fairsium dano a dénam in cennaig, LU 9024 ( FB 77 ). ni nais ... airged ... acht for mal .i. ní ro fonaisc[e] siu in airged ... acht for in uasal, Laws iv 36.7 Comm. = will lay tribute on, subdue ZCP xiii 379.23 ( xx 225 ). fonen Hérind, xiii 380.18 . fonascar colleir (of a peace treaty) LL 282b46 . fonais Niul Scota (.i. do hernaidhmed S. ... fri N.), Leb. Gab.(i) i 278 (cf. fornais, LL 14b27 ) seems intended for an s-pret., but perhaps it is a corruption of for-nass; the verbal forms in this `retoric' are very doubtful. Used elliptically: flaith geilfini ... ise fonaisces in ferand binds (restrains the alienation of) Laws iv 40.5 Comm. (gl. ara naisc), see Ériu ix 38 . fonena giallu cach rois will bind the hostages of every point ZCP xiii 381.16 ( xx 227 ). Cf. ba leu rige Caisil ... fonensaitis giallu caich xii 379.16 (v.l. ronasctis, which leaves the line short, but pret. or imperf. seems required) in: banassa damsa ind ingen, TBC-LL¹ 4567 (= do naiscedh St) there is probably a confusion of preverbs.

Cf. ar-naisc, for-naisc.

? lipida

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ind ro nasc go láemda a lipadha, Metr. Gl. 90.11 (from Eg.1782, fo. 34d ); perh. for lapadha (See Dinneen ).

loman

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n ā, f.

(a) cord, rope, thong, string : l.¤ .i. luamain bís fuirri no luman .i. beg in manu , Corm. Tr. 104 . lomna .i. téd. do cheangladar na lommadha (sic) .i. na téda. O'Cl. scena búana aíne, lomna, tál (among the proper equipment of a mrugḟer), Críth G. 178 . biail, l.¤, fidba, strathar, nasc (a list of items in ogam tírda `agricultural Ogham'), Auraic. 5725 . l.¤ aecorse gl. spiras funium, Thes. ii 235.9 . sainchenelae srogill imbí .xl. l.¤ `forty thongs', Wb. 17d3 . minus una .i. lora .i. tesarbae oínl.¤ `one cord was wanting from it', 2 . aiteog .i. in l.¤ bís imbe, Laws i 152.25 Comm . im lomain tige gniad, 124.15 : .i. l.¤ carr ┐ beart `the rope for tying carts and loads', 140.3 Comm . (but Plummer MS. notes suggests reading lomancar, q.v.). an lín l.¤ fil for brot na bachla, BColm. 92.33 . do lomnaib ┐ do rothaib in carbaid, ZCP viii 538.4 . a n-uaimm . . . do lomnaib cruadi ┐ do shnath ciartha thongs, LB 156b59 . lomna áraig spancelling ropes or thongs, SG 385.36 . ni duí for lomma cach thanic and a spancelled fool, LL 11909 (for lomain, for loma, v.ll., TBC-LL¹ p. 757 n.7 ).

do-beir (or ad-aig) lomain for (imm) ties up: dadascara a nōnbur ┐ dobeir lomain forru, ZCP xiii 176.16 . dobeirside lomain imme ┐ no mbeir fora muin, LL 14341 . ataig lomain forra, ACL iii 326.18 .

(b) leash: a milchú ar a mórlomain, Ériu iv 100 § 33. cú cen cuibrech no cen lomain, O'Curry 18 ( H 3.18, 8a ). sgaoiltear dhúinn gadhair mhic Mhórna / . . . / as béal na lomhán (sic) re fánaidh out of the leashes(?), Oss. iv 20.24 . Attrib. gen. cú lomna dog on the leash or tied up: athcuma do con lomnai, Laws i 232.4 . cu lomna linges for fer, O'D. 2201 ( H 3.17, 140a ). dochumlái ass . . . tríb nōnbaraib . . . , ┐ cú lomna leū, ZCP iv 44.x .

(c) bridle, halter : go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail a llomna ┐ a llethrenna (of horses), LL 10777 ( TBC-LL¹ 3825 ). óigeich .i. lomhna connaigh (leg. conāigh ?) gl. gaillialla rich, splendid bridles(?), Ériu ii 4 n.66 . is mairg thescas a lomna, LL 120 marg.

Compd. ¤glas grey-threaded : araoít letta lomonghlas impe 'a worn grey mantle around her' ZCP xxxvi 71 . ? ¤tarraing dragged by cords(?): gallgruitni iarna lomantarraing tré crúaidbeól senballáin `after they had been strained', Hib. Min. 66 § 9.

mall

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Forms: maull, maill, maill

adj o, ā. d s m. maull, Sg. 183b3 . d s f. maill, ib. n p m. (as noun) maill, Ml. 20a26 .

(a) slow (in movement or action), generally implying slugishness or inertness . m.¤ nó doe, gl. tardus, Sg. 66a7 (cf. Ml. 20a26 ). m.¤ nó baéth, gl. hebes, 66a5 . gl. morantem, 64a5 . cumscugud m.¤ , Wb. 25d26 . dosnicfa cobir cid m.¤ , 5c5 . m.¤ .i. mollis .i. maoth amail nā beth cnāim and, Corm. Y 906. manip m.¤ beti occae if they do not loiter over it, Mon. Tall. § 53. ba m.¤ lais dogein in ben in folcadh he thought the woman was slow in preparing the bath, Laws i 72.34 . rethid is ní ro-máll, TBC-LL¹ 3361. inghen . . . fá m.¤ troigh, Irish Texts ii 70 § 14. m.¤ a ccomhrádh slow of speech, Exodus iv 10. seal go luath ┐ seal go m.¤ , TSh. 1656. a theacht 'sa neart, m.¤ do thriall he was slow in attempting it (?), Content. vi 230. mall-bha chíochlána slow-moving kine with full udders, Studies 1929, 594 § 11 . Compar. mailliu, Thes. ii 14.35 ( BCr. 25c1 ). nirbo mailli dolotar olmbatar in charpait, TBC-I¹ 3537. is gnáth mirr do thabairt im chorpaib . . . conid maillite thinaid that they may waste away more slowly, PH 7023. nír moillitte a rúaig none the slower was his rush, BNnÉ 139.42 . ? Superl. mol ┐ hond, ar issed déide as maillem i mmuilend, Corm. p. 29 s.v. muilend (= is muilend i mmuilend, Corm. Y 874 ). (cryptic) mainiciall .i. mall, Goid. 78 § 225 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Freq. in composition with vn. etc., expressing motion or action: ic mall-ascnam in mara, CCath. 2871. ag maillcheimniuccadh, AFM v 1760.21 . a Diarmait, a mallchobair slow in help, ZCP iii 204.4 . atbath Fintan . . . do m.¤-chrine slow decay, MacCarthy 144. long m.¤-rāmach slow-rowing , IT iii 89 § 115 = Bruchst. i § 80 . an maillthriall doghníodh slow pace, TSh. 7626.

In sense late, tardy: in mall-aithrige, LU 2410 ; PH 8203 (= sera poenitentia). mo i nnemdhdhenum ł inna malldenumh 'a greater [fine] for non-manufacture than for its late manufacture', Mar. Dis. 28 § 4 . cóilis mhall late cabbage, Corp. Astron. 54.22 . co m.¤ co moch late or early, SG 245.53 .

(b) freq. as epithet of sea, slow-moving, sluggish (? but cf. (c) below). meirge mara maill, SR 4003. immar thuile mara maill, Metr. Dinds. iii 176. anfad in mara moill, ZCP x 345 § 9. Cog. 10.1 . Of rivers, etc.: gér mh.¤ an tSiúir, Keat. Poems 1517. i gcrích Ulad na n-es mall `placid (i.e. not swollen unduly)', O'Gr. Cat. 384.11. So in compd.: 'sa Midhe mallaibhnidh `of the gentle rivers', Ériu v 54.22 .

(c) of places, perh. in sense massive, broad, vast , Meyer, Bruchst. i § 20 n. Mide m.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 52. for Midi m.¤ , LL 185a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 ). co Maistin maill, IT iii 9 § 10 = Bruchst. i § 20 . in m.¤-mag, Cog. 122.23 .

Cf. further: adlaic damsa ech m.¤ moṅgach, LL 45b20 = MS. Mat. 489 , RC xxxvi 263 § 21 (where `ech' denotes figuratively a stretch of territory). nasc m.¤ mná nāre Etair, Metr. Dinds. iii 104 (where ` nasc ' seems used of a stretch of coast or reef of rocks). dar muir ┐ dar mallcladh, Anecd. ii 41 § 17. adrochair Aillen . . . tairnic a mhaill-néill heavy clouds, i.e. stupor (?), Acall. 1749. tugadh a mallthréda muc, TBC St. 67 . m.¤-tréad muc `a large herd of swine', Atlantis iv 170 . maill-tréada muc ┐ caorach, Each. Iol. 7 . fá mhallbhruachaibh na motharmhala (of eyebrows), Todd Lect. iv 96 § 38.

(d) common epithet of the eye, always complimentary (cf. Dante, Purg. vi 63 ), slow-moving, steady, gentle? rinn roisc a minchinn is m.¤ , ACL iii 308.5 . mall-rosc mór meicc ríg Hérenn, Ériu iv 96.2 . as a derc ra-mhoill ra-glais, 112 § 7 . súl-mall ` soft-eyed ', 116 § 19 . ríoghan an ruisg mhoill, A. Ó Dálaigh i 4. matal ríogh mallṡúilech Múaidhe, KMMisc. 170.14 . maighdean mór mílla mallrosgach, Ev.Inf. (LFF) 235 § 68.1 . In dwanda-compd. with other adj.: a ruisc mhaillréid, SG 265.6 .

(e) used of women or young persons, in complimentary sense, implying dignity, gentleness or modesty of demeanour: Eaba in m.¤ mhór, Ériu iv 112 § 8. [ac tab]uirt duit mna moilli, ZCP xiii 17.17 . mná malla, SG 65.16 . mo chean don mhoill úir iodhain, Gofraidh Fionn v 24 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). macān m.¤ secht mbliadan, ZCP vi 266 § 2.

minesc

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n a small brooch or pin? m.¤ dergóir ina brut, Hib. Min. 66.2 (? leg. min-nasc , ZCP xx 485 ).

naiscid

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Forms: naisc, nascat, nais, na, nenais, nenais, nenasc, nenasc, nenaisc, nenscais, nascair, fora-nascar, nasair, nasar, nastar, nasatar, nasaiter, naisidar, nensitir, nas, nass, nais, nassa, ronnassa, nassa, naidm, naiscea, nasciub, nascestar

v i. Early forms: pres. 3 s. ni naisc , Laws i 86 n. 1 . 3 pl. ni nascat , 186.14 . s-subj. 2 s. pres. ni nais , Laws iv 36.1 . O'Dav. 1505 , cf. 1256 . 3 s. ro na , O'Dav. 1378. fut. (redupl.) 2 s. ro nenais , O'Dav. 1594. 3 s. *nenais, cf. neanais .i. ceanglais, O'Cl. (taken as pret.). pret. 1 s. ro nenasc-sa, LU 9373. 2 s. ro nenaisc, LU 5662 = TBC-I¹ 1185 (rectius nenasc). 3 s. nenaisc, Laws iv 346.5 . neanaisc no ro neanaisc .i. do cheangail, O'Cl. (with pron. suff.) nenscais, Rawl. 116c29 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 17 § 11 (where Meyer emends: nenscus). Pass. pres. s. nascair, Laws i 210.25 . fora-nascar, 194.23 . subj. s. nasair, ii 126 z . ro nasar , ii 122.13 , iv 100.10 . coro nastar , LU 4898 = TBC-I¹ 411 , cf. Laws v 370.7 , 378.2 . pl. ro nasatar , i 50 z . ro nasaiter , v 254.2 . ro naisidar , 430.2 . fut. pl. nensitir, ZCP xiii 378.7 ( B. in Scáil § 18 ). pret. s. ro nas , Laws i 216.24 ; ii 14.28 . Corm. Y 645. ro nass , LU 4894 = ro nais , TBC-I¹ 407. ? nassa , ZCP xv 365 § 50. viii 118 § 25 . (pl. ?) ronnassa , ACL iii 1.10 . part. nassa, TBC-LL¹ 4567. vn. naidm (see also nascad).

Already fairly early in Mid.Ir. commonly treated as a weak vb., stem naisc- or less commonly nasc-: 1 s. pres. subj. ara naiscea , LU 5870 ( TBC-I¹ 1401 ). fut. 1 s. rat nasciub , TBC-LL¹ 6054. pret. 3 s. rat nascestar , 3791 .

In general sense binds, makes fast. nas .i. ceangal; ro nasa .i. do ceangladh, O'Cl.

(a) in lit. sense: rat-nascestar mar nasces feith fidu he has clasped thee as woodbine clasps trees, TBC-LL¹ 3791 ; cf. 6054 , RC xiv 408 § 19 (rot-naisc). ro nascadh [in sín] ima bragait, ZCP xi 65.4 . in cruit ara nenaisc [in Dagdae] na ceola had bound (i.e. silenced) the melodies, RC xii 108 § 163 . In sense makes captive: nenaisc iathu fer Fēne `er legte in Bande', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 28 (< Laws iv 346 ). nenaisc niathu Alinde, Metr. Dinds. ii 82.36 (see note): the sense in both exx. may possibly be secured, made firm or safe .

(b) more often as fig. & legal term binds, exacts a pledge (promise, obligation, payment), with acc. of thing and FOR of pers.; in Laws often glossed by fonaisc, cf. O'Dav. 1256 , 1378 . See Bürgschaft 83. ni nais uma nā hairgead nā hōr acht for māl, Laws iv 36.1 (only a chief is to be bound to pay in copper, silver or gold). ni nais etach for nach nocht thou shalt not bind a naked person to pay in clothes, ib. 3 , cf. O'Dav. 1505. do fiur adbaill de na-ro nastar tasicc fair `upon whom repayment cannot be imposed,' Laws v 370.7 . ro nenasc-sa foraib . . . .vii. cét talland argait I bound them to pay, LU 9373. ced nāro nais [ro nass, LU, sic leg.] do ḟoesam-su forsna maccu? why were the lads not bound (made promise) to protect thee? TBC-I¹ 407. nenaisc dag-eraic a mucc foraibh, Irish Texts i 3 § 9 = coros-naisc eraicc, LB 62b52 . naiscset a coma fair they made him promise to grant their boon, PH 896. ro naisced orm airfided dom thigerna anocht, RC xxiv 60 § 19. naiscis inti Ruadhan forna demhnu triall rempu, BNnÉ 319.7 . tugsad dó an uile umhlacht dar naisg orra san chonnradh all the obedience he had exacted from them, Content. xvi 161. do naiscius air . . . techtairi do chur chugam, ITS xix 104.5 . ro naisgetar ar inchuibh in Coimdhe fair cen anadh a nEirinn (sic leg.), RC xlvi 232.4 . Cf. do naiscetar sin a briathar fair . . . im chomall dōib na brethi bound him under a promise, ZCP xiv 149.8 . With acc. only: ro nasctis giallu cáich, LL 146a43 = fonensaitis, ZCP xii 379.16 . ro naisc Tuathal in bórama, LL 23b40 . nenaisc a dín he bound [Senán] to protect him, ZCP iii 222.7 . Secures (by pledge, etc.), makes sure (a bond, contract, promise) : atait secht nadmand nascar la Feine, Laws v 364.12 . ni nascar dilsi for mac ┐ a raith a thing the ownership of which is secured by `mac' and `raith' sureties, 314.19 ; cf. 292.16 , 430.2 . in cor amra ro nenaisc .i. comruc re hēnfer, TBC-I¹ 1185. fiadnaisi .i. fiadae ro nass in cor, O'Mulc. 499 , cf. Corm. Y 645. da naisc ar mummi . . . ar cró cotaig bound our blood-covenant, TBC-LL¹ 4134. imon ccodach . . . ro nenaisg Nel fri macaibh Israel the covenant which N. made with . . ., Leb. Gab.(i) i 200.12 . With acc. of guarantees: tar sárugad . . . na ndūl ro naisc-sium forro, MR 4.2 = FDG 1.9 (i.e. violation of an oath taken on the elements). Cf. nassa fīr na ndūla de the `fir' of the elements was pledged thereto (?), ZCP viii 118 § 25 = násad, LU 9814 ( RC vi 165.31 ). With obj. omitted: naisc-siu . . . for deiss rig is ruirech (= take the right hand of kings . . . as security), TBC-LL¹ 3069. Rarely with acc. of pers. who becomes surety: ollam ard . . . naisci[d], ni nascar `he binds, he is not bound', Laws iv 358.14 . naisc Carpre mín Manand take C. as your security, TBC-LL¹ 3090. a Dail Cais . . . rob-nais Banba co mblaid may B. bind you (to defend her), Cog. 56.2 (poem).

(c) betroths; unites in wedlock: ro chendaig [Míliuc] cumail corus-naisc do Patraic hi (= voluit ancillam illi adiungere), Lat. Lives 59.15 = LB 25b36 . ni hí ro naiscedh dō acht a siur, Todd Nenn. 178.4 . sochaidhe diár naisged Fionnabhoir, ZCP x 290.5 . ros-naisg i llanumnus do A., BB 424b22 . part. ba nassa dam-sa ind ingen, TBC-LL¹ 4567. See also ? nassaid Celtica xi 169 .

naiscithi

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n (? nasc ) pl. sureties (?): ar-sesatar naiscithi ar bēlaib rīch 'the sureties sat before the king' Ériu xix 83 § 7 .

1 nár

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adj o, ā. also náir (form used in SR).

(a) in favourable sense, apparently noble, magnanimous, honourable, also modest (? courteous, faultless in behaviour): nar .i. uasal, O'Dav. 1283. Conn na nar (.i. na n-úasal), ZCP v 485 § 4 (B. na f.). naraib .i. uaislib, H 3.18 p. 248 ( O'Curry 474 ). nar (.i. fial), Ériu ii 3.5 . nar .i. fial nó lán nó noeb nó idan, O'Dav. 1290. nar .i. maith: la muinntir Neill nár gháoidheal .i. la fearr do gháoidhealaibh, O'Cl.

Of persons: for ríg nāir nime, SR 4558. aitchim mo Righ nimhe nár, BS 156 y . Nechtán nár, Fél. Jan. 8 (nair, neir, ner v.l.). mac Néir nair, SR 6579. filliud eirred náir (one of Cuchulaind's feats), TBC-LL¹ 2106 , cf. LU 9290 , 10341 . rigmac Nóe náir Iafeth `of righteous Noah', Todd Nenn. 224.29 ( LL 133b 26 ). Niall náir `noble N.', Content. iv 2. bethir nar (of a hero), Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 29 § 32. compar. Curúi . . . cia ba mo is ba halle | is ba nare im biath? more generous, ZCP iii 37.31 (leg. háille . . . náire). Of a woman: ni roibe nech ba nairiu nā ba féli indas in noemóg, LB 66a32 (= modest, well-behaved?). nasc mná nare Étair, Metr. Dinds. iii 104.28 (: sáile).

Of things, etc., freq. epithet of heaven: do maig nimi náir, SR 1759 , cf. 4181 , 5488 . for nim nár `in high heaven', Metr. Dinds. i 50.53 . MacCongl. 7.29 . toirthi Parduis, bolad náir, SR 1086. buada allaig [= allaid] náir `victories of noble renown', Fél. 156.12 . d'fhine Ghaoidheal na ngníomh náir, Keat. Poems 1159.

(b) diffident, abashed? cf. is nephnár a ndogniat Ulaid overbold, daring (?), LU 5253 ( TBC-I¹ 775 ) = is tarpech in mod do Ultaib, TBC-LL¹ 1398 ; is dana do Ulltaib, St. Hence transf. of that which causes diffidence or shame, shameful, disgraceful , the common later Mid.Ir. meaning, persisting in classical Irish; in this sense nearly always used as pred. comba nár a fhégad do neoch `he was a disgrace for any one to see', PH 1320. is nár nach follus daoibh-se it is a shame, Keat. Poems 37. is n.¤ limm I feel ashamed: bá nar lée a lécud she felt shame at being abandoned, SCC 44 ( LU 3922 ). is n.¤ liumm a aisnes, PH 1292 , cf. 1140 . as suaill narbo nar [nair v.l.] leis a nderna do dánacht gloir, CCath. 5019. giodh bé le budh nár mheisi ┐ mo bhriathra, Luke ix 26 . is n.¤ dom it is a shame (disgrace) for me: ní bad nár dóib it would be no shame to them, TBC-LL¹ 121. do Lugh Lágha is beag nach náir | ó do mhaoidhis Art Aoinḟear, Content. vi 256 (= your boast of Art's being slain by L. is well-nigh discreditable to L.). nir ba nairi dosom can Temraig da cosnum oldas do clannaib Neill it was not more disgrace for him not to contest T. than for . . ., Cog. 120.12 . Keat. Poems 52. oir as nár do mhnáibh labhairt sa n-eagluis, 1 Corinth. xiv 35.

As attrib.: eidedh nemh-náir `a faultless suit of armour' (i.e. one not to be ashamed of?), Ériu v 178.271 .

(c) in B. na filed, evil, grievous (extension of preceding sense?): drubh 'na timcell (.i. 'na egmuis) lium is nar (.i. olc), ZCP v 487 § 15. nar .i. olc, O'Cl.

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n o, m. (cf. naiscid)

(a) a fastening, tie, spancel, ring , etc., in wide sense: nasc quasi nex ōnnī as nexo .i. imnaiscim, Corm. Y 980. nasc aue, 54 . nasc mná nāre Étair `chain', Metr. Dinds. iii 104.28 = id n-óir, ib. 22 . nasc `ring' (agricultural implement), Auraic. 5725 (Ogham tírda). connacatar . . . na liasa ┐ na machadhu ┐ na nascu (essentials in farming), Lism. L. 1908 . tricha bó . . . co nascaib créduma, LL 295b27 = RC xiii 41 x (`tethers'). is naidm níad, ní nasc fir mir 'it is a champion's bond, not the bond of a madman', TBC-LL² 496 . n.¤ níad a chain or collar worn by an approved champion, Corm. 978. nascc niadh . . . nasc druad, nasc deo[g]buire, Nero A vii f. 1486 ( O'D. 2216 ). nasc niadh (equivalent of knighthood in chivalry), Keat. ii 6268 ; expld. as `slabhra' chain, 6269 . nasg niad . . . ba bēs i nErinn in tan sin gach niadh . . . nasc di ōr deilighthi ima braghait i comurtha laochdachta, LL 393b20 . In late poetry used fig. of a chief, as compd.: nascnia Conallach, O'Rah. xxvi 38 (1911) = naisg-niadh, Abbott-Gwynn 257.

(b) legal term, a bond, obligation ; a general term for every method of legal binding, Cóic Con. p. 79. athgabail nadma donadbat nasce (i.e. a contract to which there are no bonds), Laws i 214.23 , see Bürgschaft 60.35 .

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