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noí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. noí or dil.ie/33243
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: noi, naoi

indecl. num. adj. nine (mod. naoi). Eclipses initial of a follg. subst. (except in composition). In MSS. freq. expressed by the Roman numerals ix or viiii. noi, gl. novem, Sg. 197b6 . hí figuir noe montar nimæ ┐ noe ṅgrath æcalsa, Thes. ii 254.10 ( Stowe M. 65a ). .ix. n-imdada, LU 8051 ( FB 2 ). noi ṅgrad nime, SR 553. noí ṅDáiri, TBC-LL¹ 2694. nai mbliadna, MacCarthy 312 w ( BB 13b46 ). naei sailgi , Laws i 4.12 . naoi nduirn, ii 238.14 . i n-oentaid .ix. ngrád nime, PH 1443. na nóe ṅdesṅdurnu fichet twenty-nine, TBC-LL¹ 2957 = naoi, St. coicḟiur ┐ tri fichit ar noí cetaib 965 men, CRR 11. .ix. mis fo noi nine times nine months, Rawl. 147a48 .

As subst.: i tri næibh (in tri .ix., v.l.) da-nither 'in three nines (?) it is done', UR 114 § 24 gl. 3 (of poets performing a satire). Folld. by gen. or partitive DE: dá noí míled, Fél. July 23 . trí noí n-immaire . . . .i. a noí do móin ┐ a noí do min ┐ a noí do chaill, Thes. ii 298.10 ( Hy. i pref. ).

noí tonda nine waves, expressing a more or less defined distance from the shore: itir noi tonda maro ┐ tir, Laws v 336 z . tar nae tonna mara, iii 422.4 . tar naoibh ttonnaibh, Leb. Gab.(i) i 254.1 ; cf. ib. 4 (an archaizing form = tar naoi tonnaib, 17 ).

Compds. With subst.: Noíchride, sobriquet of Fedelm wife of Loegaire Buadach; so expld. by Thurneysen, Heldensage 125.1 . ní lesainm dait Fedelm Noíchride ar ḟebas do chrotha, FB 17 (which implies a connexion with noí = núa: see noíchruthach below). nófis (in name of tract) nine-knowledge, the knowledge of nine men: nófis didiu ainm in liubair-se ro ordaigset, .i. fis nónbuir, Ériu xlv 12 § 8 .

With adj. derived from a noun qualified by the numeral: ¤bliadnach nine years old, Ériu iv 94.10 . ¤brethach: noidiu noíbrethach .i. nóe mbretha ruc iarna gein fo chetóir, LL 319b4 = ZCP xii 332.7 , where Pokorny ( p. 333) explains as `born nine times', not with the glossator as `of nine judgements (maxims)'. Cf. the parallel texts published in ZCP xix 48 fg . ¤carptech (?): na noecharptig de ḟénnedaib na hIruade, TBC-LL¹ 5875 ; expld. by Windisch as charioteers who move always in bands of nine chariots; the v.l. noi ccairptigh St., naoí ccarpittighe H, mean nine charioteers. ¤cruthach (sobriquet): Fedelm Noícrothach ingen Concobair .i. noí crotha no tadbantais furri, FB 28 ; cf. Cóir Anm. 257 where an alternative derivation from núa is given. macc Feidilmi Noíchruthaige, CRR 53. ¤fichtech pertaining to the number 29; having 29 parts: ochtfhichtech é muna bisex in bliadhain ┐ mad bliadhain bisex is naifhichtech (of the zodiacal sign Aquarius), MR 112 - 13 . See noíchtech. ¤giallach, sobriquet of king Niall m. Echach Mugmedóin; expld. Cóir Anm. 118 : Níall Noíghiallach .i. noí ngeill ro ghabh . . . .i. coic geill Herenn ┐ giall Alban ┐ giall Saxan ┐ giall Bretan ┐ giall Franc; cf. ZCP xiii 378.5 . ¤tétach nine-stringed (of a harp): cruite náethétacha, Acall. 3793.

sail

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sail or dil.ie/35973

n k, f. IGT Decl. § 193 .

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(a) a willow, sallow, somet. an osier: s.¤ gl. salix, Sg. 69a3 . s.¤ .i. sofillti í ar a māithi, Corm. Y 1190 . salcuait . . . .i. caill mór di shailig bí and, Corm. 41 = coill mór do salcetain (= salicetum), Corm. Y 1157 . in t-en gaires asin tshail, IT iii 47.3 . gat salach `an osier withe', Laws i 174.10 Comm . i mmuine shailech, AU 1167 (ii 156.22) . duilleoga soilech, Rosa Angl. 100.6 . crannu . . . amail tsailich, Anecd. i 69 § 168 (= amal shailig, ZCP xi 159 ). One of the athaig feda (`plebeian trees'): athaig fedha .i. fern, s.¤, bethi, etc., Auraic. 1154 . Laws iv 146.24 . See also (b) infra. ná loisc sailig sáir, SG 245.24 . maith a shoil ghlan grinn | maith a iubhar, BS 70.18 . gual soileach, ITS i 64.17 . a harp made of willow: i nglotuin géag ngallshaileach, DDána 85.45 .

(b) name of the letter s, the fourth letter in the Ogham alphabet: s.¤ in ogaim, BB 309a39 . forsail .i. s.¤ fair, Auraic. 813 (see forsail). cech bfaili i mbia s.¤ rie tinne is sdraiph is sgripta and wherever s precedes t, 2899 . soil, IGT Introd. § 4 , Verbs § 93 .

? In n.loc.: itir na Sailiu (for Sailgiu?) Imdoirchi i crīch Conailli, TBC-I¹ 858 = im sailibh (sailgibh?) im dortaibh, TBC-LL¹ p. 191 n. 10 , cf. 193 n. 5 .

See sailech.

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(a) beam, joist, plank : notheilgidís forru . . . sailge ┐ cláradu ┐ dromclai ┐ ochtaige na ngríanán, TTr.² 1867 . ro coraighid cláraigh ┐ sailghi . . . ina srethaibh, CCath. 1812 . focichsiter solaig .i. ceimnigfider fo sailgib inna [n]eclas, RC xxvi 38.194 , 39 n. 2 = for sailgib na n-eclas, LL 188b24 . sailghe saille props of bacon, MacCongl. 37.19 . ceithre croinn do choisrig Dia | sailghe droichid Mic Mairia, DDána 23.12 . an lucht báttar imó bhun [an chaisléin] ag cur sás ┐ sailghedh fris, AFM v 1846.3 . do shailgibh, do shonnaibh, vi 2028.18 . ro bui s.¤ arrachta tarrsna os cinn urlair in tseomra, ZCP vi 297.5 . ro marb se na tri fichit gilla . . . le s.¤ . . . ro bui fo chosuibh na himdha(i)dh, 287.17 . ro thogaibh a lamh don ts.¤ iarnaidhi `the iron staff' (a weapon), Stair Erc. 1211 . geadh fada re s.¤ mo sheasamh . . . gan béilfhliuchadh `by the counter' (of public house), Ó Bruad. ii 28.13 . Fig. an ts.¤ ann do shúil féin, Matthew vii 4 . do ghéubha tú s.¤ ad tshúil féin, Mac Aingil 71.5 .

(b) of persons a prop, support(er) (cf. 1 sab): Laogaire, Corc, Dāire . . . | nāi sailgi sin Senchuis Mōir, Corm. Y 970 = sailge, Corm. 32.6 = sailgi , Laws i 4.12 . atiad andso naoi sailghe fothaightheacha lasa ndearnadh indsin, AFM i 132.13 . sailghe fothaightheacha do sheanchas Eríonn, MS. Mat. 555.13 (of same). saìlge neirt, Gleanings from Irish manuscripts 30 § 8 (of descendants of Eochaidh Muighmheadhón).