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2 nia , niae

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Forms: niotta, nieth

n d, m. cf. 1 nia, niae, Peritia v 141 but see BBCS xxiv 105-22 . g s. niotta in Ogham inscriptions (see ZCP ix 72 ). iugulatio . . . nieth Neill, AU 692.

A sister's son; the son of an exiled man who is a member of his maternal kindred, a nephew: [n]ia .i. mac sethar, ut dixit Cu Chulaind profetans de Christi aduentu . . . Nia duine tiucfae (.i. mac sethar duine), Corm. Y 959 = niae, Corm. p. 31 ; for quotation see LL 123a3 (nia doíne). Calatin Dána . . . ┐ a úa Glass, TBC-LL¹ 2930 = a nia .i. Glas, St. = mac a deirbsethar .i. G., TBC-I¹ 2185. orba niad .i. ferand gormeic .i. meic seatar, Laws iv 284.20 ; 290.7 . orba niath .i. cumal tsenorba do gormac, H 4.22 p. 31 ( O'Curry 2004 ), cf. Laws i 206.16 . Cf. gor-mac.